New Smart City Apps & Intelligent Lighting Controls from Current by GE
The City of San Diego, which announced last year it is building the world’s largest smart city IoT platform, revealed several industry-leading system enhancements at Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona this week. In partnership with Current, powered by GE (NYSE: GE), San Diego is rolling out... Read more
Zaha Hadid Set To Build A Smart City
Zaha Hadid Architects working with TPO Pride Architects (Russia) have been selected as one of the consortiums to build the new Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye neighbourhood. The jury also selected two further consortiums to develop the project: Nikken Sekkei (Japan) with UNK Project (Russia); and Archea Associati (Italy) with ABD Architects (Russia).... Read more
Self-Powered Wireless Technology
Self-Powered Wireless Technology To enhance the energy performance of buildings and to drive digital transition in buildings forward, the Smart Buildings Alliance (SBA) officially launched their “Ready2Services” initiative. The “Ready2Services” concept aims to evaluate the ability of buildings for multiple services, awarding buildings with a certain certification level whilst... Read more
Crestron Unveiled SolarSync™ Color Temperature Daylight Sensor
Crestron Unveiled SolarSync™ Color Temperature Daylight Sensor Crestron, a global leader in commercial lighting control technology, unveiled SolarSync (GLS-LCCT), its new daylight sensor with correlated color temperature (CCT) and a luminous intensity meter. SolarSync was designed to analyze the color temperature of the ambient light and direct the indoor... 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
The NEW Zhaga – Smart Standards. Smarter Lighting.
The NEW Zhaga – Smart Standards. Smarter Lighting. Zhaga opens new business opportunities in digital lighting and service models by extending the scope of interface specifications. The NEW Zhaga will include interfaces for smart components such as sensors and connectivity modules and will focus on interoperability. This move is... 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
Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting
Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting On 18 March at show Light + Building 2018 in Frankfurt, Selteka will present Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric lighting luminaires Skylighter with BIOWN light mixing technology – amazing light spectrum and color rendition, automatic light intensity and color profiling... 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
Philips Lighting Partners with Baidu to Bring Connected Lighting to Smart Homes in China
Philips Lighting Partners with Baidu to bring Connected Lighting to Smart Homes in China Smart devices integrated with Baidu ’s DuerOS conversational AI platform work seamlessly with Philips Hue personal wireless lighting system Philips Hue integration with smart appliances set to accelerate adoption of connected lighting in China Shanghai,... Read more
IKEA’S TRÅDFRI – Smart Lighting Platform
IKEA’S TRÅDFRI – Smart Lighting Platform Design: IKEA Trends: Trådfri is designed to be plug-and-play, so the bulbs can be used in any lamp with standard socket sizes. Features: The series isn’t compatible with Amazon Echo or Google Home, but it is compatible with smart-home hubs that connect using ZigBee technology.... Read more
Circadian-Friendly Lamp
Circadian-friendly lighting Design: Soraa (USA) Trends: Blue-free bulbs that is significantly less disruptive to human’s circadian system compared to standard LED sources. Features: GaN-on-GaN LEDs with violet emitting light and three phosphors (blue, green and red). The smart SNAP expansion port allows addition of the latest sensors and smarts (e.g.... Read more
Color Tuneable Luminaire for Direct and Indirect Illumination with Smart Controlled Technologies
Luke Roberts Design: Luke & Robert (AT) Trends: The first smart luminaire where you can move the light in any direction with app and sensor control Features: Connected with SmartControls (e.g. SmartPhones) Picture: LpS 2016 in Bregenz https://luke-roberts.com Read more