IoT
Light Enables Hair Sized Sensor To Gather Heat Data.
Light Enables Hair Sized Sensor To Gather Heat Data. Researchers at Washington University are the first to successfully record environmental data in a local park using a drone mounted photonic sensor the size of a human hair. The “internet of things” (IoT) is everywhere, millions of wireless sensors predominately... Read more
Commissioning of Connected Lighting Networks – What Makes it so Challenging?
Commissioning of Connected Lighting Networks – What Makes it so Challenging? With constant technology advancements and growing market awareness, we are all getting more and more familiar with various aspects of wireless lighting controls. However, the commissioning process still seems not to be getting the attention it deserves. Let’s... Read more
New IOT-READY™ Alliance to Establish Industry Standard for IoT Sensor Installation in LED Lighting Fixtures
New IOT-READY™ Alliance to Establish Industry Standard for IoT Sensor Installation in LED Lighting Fixtures Leading lighting and LED driver manufacturers, Internet of Things (IoT) technology companies, and industry groups have established the IoTReady ™ Alliance, dedicated to making installation of IoT technology in luminaires easy now and in... Read more
Bluetooth is Paving the Way for Smart Lighting Platforms
Bluetooth is Paving the Way for Smart Lighting Platforms by Guest Author Martin Wooley, Bluetooth SIG With release of Bluetooth® mesh and recent advancements in Bluetooth broadcasting, Bluetooth is expanding the definition of the smart building— and commercial lighting is the platform for it all. Commercial lighting provides a... Read more
Osram Launches Lightelligence for Energy Saving & Space Utilization in Smart Buildings
Osram Launches Lightelligence for Energy Saving & Space Utilization in Smart Buildings At the end of March, Munich-based lighting stalwart Osram announced ‘Lightelligence’ an open IoT platform and ecosystem in the lighting business and beyond. Osram claims that Lightelligence saves on energy and labor costs while simplifying the development... Read more
Lightelligence from Osram Understands Space and Opens up New Dimensions in Energy Saving and Networked Sensors
Lightelligence from Osram Understands Space and Opens up New Dimensions in Energy Saving and Networked Sensors Osram cuts lighting energy costs by more than 90 percent with Lightelligence Lightelligence is the IoT platform for light management and beyond Lightelligence understands space, providing invaluable insights into its utilization and environmental... Read more
OpenAIS Consortium Will Present Its Project Results In Eindhoven on May 23rd
OpenAIS Consortium Will Present Its Project Results In Eindhoven on May 23rd Over the past three years a consortium of leading European companies worked on a project called OpenAIS.  Partly funded by the EU within the Horizon 2020 program, the project was established to address the challenges of the... Read more
Tvilight Introduces a State-of-the-Art Asset Management Suite
Tvilight Introduces a State-of-the-Art Asset Management Suite TVILIGHT today announced the addition of a new comprehensive asset management suite to its CityManager platform, aiming to help cities optimize management and maintenance of public assets such as streetlights, and streamline asset-related operational activities. Public lighting infrastructure is one of the... Read more
DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting
DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting The trend in lighting towards digitisation and the need for defining interfaces for sensors and connectivity modules is well recognized. Both the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) and the Zhaga Consortium (Zhaga) are developing important technology in this area.... Read more
E.Leclerc Langon Boosts Sales with Connected Lighting from ZGS
E.Leclerc Langon Boosts Sales with Connected Lighting from ZGS Changing stationary retail through digital transformation – that was the aim of retailer E.Leclerc in a hypermarket in the French town of Langon. Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS) has supported E.Leclerc Langon on this exciting digitalisation journey, using a pilot project... Read more
An Integrated Ecosystem of Intelligent Solutions that Enhances People’s Wellbeing Through Light
An Integrated Ecosystem of Intelligent Solutions that Enhances People’s Wellbeing Through Light Frankfurt, 18th March 2018 – Welcome to the Ideal City. At L + B, iGuzzini invites the lighting community to redesign the ideal city as the place where people are at the centre of everything, thanks to connections... Read more
Bringing Interoperability to Light – Silvair Joins Forces With Manufacturers to Enter the Lighting Ecosystem Driven by Bluetooth Mesh Networking Standard
Bringing Interoperability to Light – Silvair Joins Forces With Manufacturers to Enter the Lighting Ecosystem Driven by Bluetooth Mesh Networking Standard San Francisco, March 6, 2018 – Silvair, a pioneer in lighting control technology using Bluetooth mesh networking standard, announces partnerships with Fulham, McWong International, Murata, Danlers, ERP Power... Read more
Echelon Introduces LumInsight Connected Outdoor Lighting Control Architecture for Making Cities Smarter
Echelon Introduces LumInsight Connected Outdoor Lighting Control Architecture for Making Cities Smarter Santa Clara, CA.  February 13, 2018 — “With the release of the latest version of its native cloud-based central management system, LumInsight® Cloud CMS, and its new LumInsight IoT Gateway, Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) has completed a... Read more
Lucid to Join Acuity Brands
Lucid to Join Acuity Brands Will collaborate to create the first end-to-end SaaS building intelligence platform. OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lucid, provider of the most comprehensive SaaS intelligence platform for building operations, today announced it has been acquired by Acuity Brands, Inc (NYSE:AYI), a leading... Read more
Bluetooth Mesh Network Chip Targets Smart Home Lighting
Bluetooth Mesh Network Chip Targets Smart Home Lighting Cypress Semiconductor has introduced a device which delivers Bluetooth mesh network connections certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). Distinguishing it from traditional Bluetooth interfaces, mesh networking technology enables devices within the network to interface with each other to provide... Read more
Standardizing the IoT for a Brighter Future in Commercial Buildings
Standardizing The IoT For A Brighter Future In Commercial Buildings By Evan Petridis, Chief System Architect at Enlighted The Internet of Things (IoT) technology is dramatically transforming the commercial building industry. It is empowering building owners to track data, gain intelligence and  implement solutions that enhance workflow, processes and... Read more
Echelon Unveils InSight Cognitive Vision Technology To Enhance Safety And Reduce Outdoor Lighting Cost
Echelon Corporation recently unveiled a patent-pending cognitive vision-based technology that can enable a wide range of smart city and smart campus applications. Echelon InSight™ utilizes artificial intelligence in vision-enabled edge devices, optimized for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. With InSight, traffic data is collected and processed at the... Read more
IoT Lighting System with a Cloud-Based Platform
IoT Lighting System with Cloud Platform Design: Gooee (USA) Trends: IoT lighting ecosystem features sensing, control & communication components that integrate with an enterprise scale cloud platform Features: The ‘full-stack’ ecosystem provides lighting manufacturers with a service-driven, scalable framework that delivers commercial, retail, hospitality & industrial applications to customers Sources: Gooee... Read more