2017-01-26

Smart City Lighting in Wipperfürth

Modern LED City Light pillars equipped with the Street Light Control system and Einstone technology from Osram were installed in a city-wide intelligent network to form the basis for the Wipperfürth Smart City project. Luminaires transmit information via Bluetooth signal that is then recorded and processed by the new WippApp. Smartphone users that have downloaded the app can access a diversity of information such as offers from retailers, information about companies and much more. 
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2017-01-09

Lutron Electronics Improves Smart Lighting Experience

With its superior quality and reliable solutions that focus on exceptional experience, design and technology, lighting control pioneer Lutron Electronics continues to advance the lighting control and connected home technology industry at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). With products that range from the affordable and easy-to-install Caséta Wireless system, to professionally installed and connected RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS total home control systems, Lutron has set the standard and maintains top-market position with solutions that drive the industry forward and make people’s lives better.
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2016-12-26

NVC Lighting Signs Partnership Agreement with CAS Smart City

NVC Lighting and CAS Smart City signed an intelligent lighting partnership agreement recently in Huizhou, reported Yicai.com.
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2016-11-23

The Connected Lighting Alliance Dissolved After Accomplishing Mission

The Connected Lighting Alliance (TCLA), the primary advocate of wireless lighting connectivity, announced that is has accomplished its goal of converging the lighting industry in support of the use of open protocols for wireless lighting solutions.
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2016-11-17

Madrid Office Skyscraper Torre Europa Transformed with Smart Lighting Technology

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, presented a new connected lighting project that transforms Madrid’s landmark office skyscraper Torre Europa into a smart, highly secure and connected office of the future. This is the first building in Spain to feature a Philips Power over Ethernet (PoE) connected office lighting system to allow office workers to personalize their office environment using their smartphones and building managers to optimize space utilization and building efficiency. 
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2016-10-20

Xicato Signed a Distribution Agreement with CDI Enter for Smart Lighting

Xicato, an established manufacturer and thought leader in intelligent, connected light sources, today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement with Component Distributors Inc. (CDI), a leading value added distributor of high performance LED, power, wireless and sensor component technologies.
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2016-09-22

Feilo Acoustics Forms New Smart Lighting Joint Venture with Chinese Companies

Feilo Acoustics the lighting arm of INESA announced it will be scaling up investments in smart lighting by forming a joint venture with two other Chinese companies, including a state-owned investment company.
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2016-09-01

[Breaking News] GE Lighting to Withdraw from Asia and Latin America Markets

GE Lighting CEO Bill Lacey announced in an internal memo to employees that it will be withdrawing from Asia and Latin America Markets as of Nov. 30, 2016, reported China Association of Lighting Industry (CALI).
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2016-08-01

CLTC Research Addresses Integrated Building Control Systems

California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) of UC Davis is developing an integrated building control system for existing commercial buildings. To date, few research efforts have accounted for the interdependence of lighting, fenestration and HVAC systems and the consideration of HVAC status in an integrated approach to optimize whole building energy-efficiency via a single, unified control platform. 
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2016-06-20

GE Current CEO Talks about Large Scale Commercial Lighting

Having headed GE Current for eight months, Maryose Sylvester shares some insights about the challenges she faces in an interview with 5 On Your Side.
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2016-06-13

Breakthrough, Innovation and New Way of Living is to be Introduced to Lighting Industry- GILE 2016

The breadth and depth of exhibited products was significantly improved at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) 2016, which took place from June 9-12 at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou, China as it served as a comprehensive platform for exhibitors and buyers while providing all-in-one purchase platform of lighting equipment, LED packages, technology and applications to buyers.
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2016-05-19

Digital Lumens Partners up with Schneider Electric on Integrating Connected Lighting into Smart Building Systems

Digital Lumens, the market leader in intelligent lighting systems, announced that it has partnered with Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation. The partnership enables Schneider Electric customers to leverage the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) across a variety of building environments via Digital Lumens’ sensor-based connected lighting and next-generation analytics suite.
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2016-03-16

Are You Ready for the Era of Smart Lighting?

Maturation of LED lighting technology has driven LED manufacturers to highlight smart lighting and control systems at Light+Building 2016, which takes place this week at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany. Below is a summary of major manufacturers new smart lighting products, and trends we’ve observed:
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2016-03-15

Control System and Smart Lighting Boom at Light + Building 2016

The pavilions at Light + Building 2016 that runs from March 13-18, at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany, followed the usual arrangements from past years of dividing the exhibitions into main lighting applications and applied categories. The main difference at this year’s show was categorizations were simplified this year. Aside from existing decorative lightings, artistic luminaires, lighting components and technologies, emphasis was drawn to smart lighting and lighting control solutions. Many enterprises had the same booth location to make it easier for visitors to find them.
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2016-03-15

Philips and Vodafone Seal Connected Lighting and Smart City Services Partnership Deal

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and the global leader in lighting, announced today a new agreement for Vodafone to become a global Internet of Things (IoT) managed connectivity partner. Under the agreement, the two companies will enable city authorities worldwide to implement connected street lighting systems which will be connected wirelessly, saving energy and making maintenance easier and more efficient.
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2016-03-10

GE’s Energy Startup Current Signs Strategic Smart City Partnership with Tianjin Government

Current, GE's innovative energy company, recently announced a strategic partnership with Tianjin government on its intelligent city development during the visit of Bill Ruh, GE Digital CEO, which will enable Intelligent infrastructure by integrating networked lightings with the industrial strength Predix platform.  
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2016-03-09

GE Lighting C Sleep Smart Bulbs Hit Markets

Last October, GE announced it was planning to launch C by GE smart LED bulbs especially designed to be in sync with the human circadian rhythm in 2016. One of the long awaited bulbs has finally made its way onto the market.
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2016-01-25

Austrian Company LUMITECH Licenses Seoul Semiconductor Human Centric Lighting Patents

Seoul Semiconductor a global leading LED components manufacturer from Korea, and the Austrian company LUMITECH, a leading manufacturer of components for Human Centric Lighting announced a licensing agreement for PI-LED technology patents. These patents govern the industrial trade mark rights of LUMITECH’s PI-LED technology, which can implement tunable white from 2.500 to 7.000K with perfect colour rendering in a high and constant efficiency. Based on the license agreement, Seoul Semiconductor has the right to offer tunable white components based on the leading PI-LED technology, worldwide.
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2016-01-07

Cybersecurity Risks Associated with Smart Lighting

Could your lighting system give hackers what they need to steal your personal information…and more? Yes, can be the answer, depending on the design of the specific system involved and the quality of the installation. So says a panel of lighting-and-cybersecurity experts assembled by the National Lighting Bureau for its Annual Lighting Forum – this year titled “Shedding Light on Light” – produced in conjunction with the EdisonReport.
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2015-11-26

Aurora Group Streamlines Brands in Preparation of IoT

The Aurora Group announced three key changes to its brand structure and market strategy to ensure the delivery of its new corporate mission – creating ‘Value Beyond Illumination’. This reflects Aurora’s commitment to the integration of new smart technologies in LED lighting and the associated ‘Software as a Service’ (SaaS) proposition, which is set to change the way lighting is sold and monetized.
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2015-11-23

New Smart Bulb from Qube Slashes Smart Lighting Cost

Wouldn't it be great to wake up to a cool blue light during a sunny morning and come home to a warm sunset lighting mood in the evening? With Qube™ smart light bulbs, you can do just that. The new Qube, a 24/7 connected Smart Bulb with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), ensures maximum ease, affordability and functionality -- right in your home.
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2015-11-18

Chinese International Expo Center Lit with Osram's Smart Lighting

Viewed from afar, Suzhou International Expo Center is like being enveloped by the bright moonlight, wearing a gorgeous silver-white silk skirt, with OSRAM’s lighting solution. Located in the central area of Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou International Expo Center occupies an area of 188,600 square meters where all kinds of mega events, such as national and international exhibitions, conferences and celebrations, are held.
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2015-11-04

Smart Lighting Products in Demand at HK Int’l Lighting Fair 2015

This year’s Hong Kong International Lighting Show, which ran from Oct. 27-30, 2015 comprised of four fairsThe Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), Eco Expo Asia, Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair and World of Outdoor Lighting & Lighting Accessories (WOLLA).
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2015-10-28

Amerlux Partners with Enlighted on Breakthrough Lighting Sensors and Analytics Platform

Amerlux CEO and President Chuck Campagna has announced a partnership withEnlighted, Inc., the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings and retail applications. The agreement will enable integration of the most intelligent and advanced lighting sensors and controls with innovative LED lighting fixtures from Amerlux.
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2015-10-19

Smart Lighting Researcher to Discuss Digitized LED-based Illumination

Before the advent of LED, electric lighting was just that: an electrical signal that traveled through a wire to a lamp, where some of its energy was converted into light. But the fundamental electronic capabilities of LEDs are enabling new modes of lighting, simultaneously using that electric signal to encode the light for sending and gathering information.
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2015-08-26

Philips Hue Wireless Dimming Kit Unveiled

Today Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, introduces the easiest smartest way to get flawless dimmable light at home. The Philips Hue wireless dimming kit is a no installation, straight out of the box solution for perfectly dimmable lights in your home without having to move from the sofa.
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2015-08-17

Markets and Markets: Smart Lighting Market worth US $8.14 B by 2020

The report "Smart Lighting Market by Connectivity Technologies (Wired & Wireless), End Users, by Lighting Types (Fluorescent Lighting, LED Lamps, & Others), by Components (Control & Communication, Luminaries & Fixtures), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the total Smart Lighting Market is expected to reach USD 8.14 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 22.07% between 2015 and 2020.
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2015-07-21

GPS-Based Lighting Cuts California's City Energy Bill

As part of its commitment to reduce energy consumption, the City of Oceanside recently installed more than 7,700 GE LED roadway fixtures equipped with a GPS-enabled controls system.
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2015-06-16

WeMo® and OSRAM SYLVANIA Launch Three New WeMo-Enabled LIGHTIFY™ Starter Sets

Continuing to grow its award-winning Internet of Things ecosystem, WeMo® and OSRAM SYLVANIA today announced the availability of three new lighting starter sets featuring WeMo-enabled OSRAM LIGHTIFY™ LED products. Designed to provide a fun, easy entry point to smart lighting, each WeMo LIGHTIFY bundle includes a WeMo Link ZigBee®-to-Wi-Fi bridge and a single combination of LIGHTIFY products including the Gardenspot Mini RGB, the Flex RGBW, and the Tunable White A19 LED bulb.
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2015-05-27

Carrefour in France Installs Philips LED-based Indoor Positioning System

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, announces today the world’s first major install of its connected lighting system with LED-based indoor positioning for Carrefour, the leading retailer in Europe and the third-largest in the world. The newly refurbished Carrefour hypermarket in Lille, France has replaced its previous fluorescent lighting with 2.5 kilometers of energy efficient Philips LED lighting that uses light to transmit a location signal to a shopper’s smartphone, triggering an app to provide location-based services.
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Lumileds introduced three new products in its LUXEON SunPlus Series of award winning LEDs for horticulture lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon fl... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics today announced two new additions to its chip-scale package (CSP) line-up: LM101B, a 1W-class mid-power LED, and LH231B, a 5W-class high-power LED. Built with enhanced CSP technology, the new LED packages deliver industry-l... READ MORE