2015-05-15

Apple HomeKit Products to Be Released Next Month

Apple recently announced it will be launching Apple HomeKit devices next month, denying a previous Fortune report that pushed back the release date to fall, according to several tech and business media reports.
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2015-05-07

NuTone® Smart Home Series Helps Create Interconnected Residential Lighting

In today’s busy world, it’s easy to forget. People forget to turn off the lights at night, unplug the curling iron or even shut the garage door when leaving for vacation. But, instead of worrying about what we may have overlooked at home, wouldn’t it be nice if our homes remembered for us? With the NuTone® Smart Home Series, integrated home automation and management, whether from the living room couch or across the globe, is now just a click away.
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2015-05-05

Samsung Outlines Approach for Smart Lighting at LIGHTFAIR International 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced today that it will demonstrate for the first time, the company's new open, secure, and connected platform for smart lighting at LIGHTFAIR International 2015, being held in New York, May 5-7.
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2015-04-27

Philips Hue Integrated with Apple Watch to Deliver Personalized Lighting

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, announced that Philips Hue can now be controlled through Apple Watch. Easy and intuitive to use, Philips Hue can now be instantly accessed and controlled by a device you wear all day every day making certain that light personal to you is always at hand.
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2015-03-24

Everlight Introduces Smart Lighting at TILS 2015

Everlight founded the brand "Everlight Lighting" to provide the superior LED lighting products and services to customers. A variety of intelligently controlled lamps, 60Z bulbs and streetlights will be announced first time at 2015 Taiwan International Lighting Show, along with European-style residential lighting to answer customer demands.Everlight Lighting not only delivers outstanding energy saving performance, but also offers more convenience in life and fun with smart control features.
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2015-03-19

NXP Launches the World’s First NFC-commissioned Smart Home and Lighting Solution

NXP Semiconductors has announced the launch of its new best-in-class, low power and long range JN5169 wireless microcontroller and accompanying smart home and smart lighting solutions, featuring certified ZigBee LightLink, Home Automation, GreenPower software stacks and, the first in the market, a NFC-commissioning option that allows users to connect systems intuitively with just one tap. An on-chip +10dBm power amplifier within JN5169 doubles the connectivity range of NXP’s existing smart home products.
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2015-03-11

Lighting Science Group Appoints Executive Vice President of Business Development

Gobal LED manufacturer Lighting Science Group Corporation announces the appointment today of Pete Rumsey as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Rumsey brings over two decades of proven commercial, marketing and operational experience to his new role. Reporting directly to Lighting Science CEO Ed Bednarcik, Pete will be working with the executive team to direct the company’s commercial business development ventures and bring Lighting Science’s innovative LED product assortment to the forefront of the global commercial market.
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2015-01-30

Sensus Launches Smart Lighting Control Solution for Public Service Providers

Sensus VantagePoint™, the latest advancement in intelligent lighting control, enables public service providers—including cities, municipalities and utilities—to remotely monitor and control street and area lights. VantagePoint includes a lighting control module and lighting control software that leverage the Sensus FlexNet™ communication network.
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2015-01-07

Commissioning Costs of Smart Lighting

According to a recently published smart lighting report from IHS Technology, increasing emphasis on reducing commissioning costs is promoting the use of more distributed lighting control architectures with fixture-level control. 
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2014-11-19

Innovative Lighting Products at EcoLightTech Asia 2014 (Part 1: Thai LED manufacturers)

In the price sensitive Asian LED market, smart lighting products remain a field where only a few brave vendors have ventured into. The Thai LED lighting market was no exception, and only a handful of smart LED products were displayed at EcoLightTech Asia 2014, which took place recently in Bangkok, Thailand.
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2014-11-17

LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Conference Introduces Control Forum and New Courses

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) will introduce the LFI Controls & Connectivity Forum and a host of Conference advancements as a part of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, which will take place in New York May 3-7, 2015 (Trade Show: May 5-7; Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute®: May 3-4; Conference: May 5-7).
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2014-11-06

Traxon Technologies Introduces Interactive Lighting System

Traxon Technologies, a global leader in solid state lighting and control systems, introduces Mood LightTM Motion, an innovative and interactive lighting panel.  Combining LED lighting with motion sensing technology, Mood LightTM Motion creates stunning interactive lighting solutions.  
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2014-10-23

GE Lighting Shares Insights on Smart Homes with Tech Partner Quirky

Leaders and influencers from GE Lighting, Quirky, The Home Depot and CNET joined together Friday for a panel discussion on the future of smart home technology and how the “Internet of Things” is changing the face of the home industry.
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2014-09-25

Digital Lumens and Philips Advance Xitanium SR Drivers Enable Intelligent Lighting Everywhere

Digital Lumens, the leader in intelligent LED lighting and energy management systems, today announced that its Digital Light Agent family of products integrates directly with the recently announced Philips Advance Xitanium SR family of drivers to make any LED fixture part of a LightRules-managed intelligent lighting system.
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2014-09-24

Smart LED Bulbs Are Still Not the Easiest to Use

Albeit smart LED bulbs rising popularity among LED manufacturers, for the time being these are still novelty products that only adventurous consumers with enough patience in sorting out the set up will try out, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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2014-07-17

ColorStars Group Introduces Smart LED Lighting System for Residential and Commercial Applications

ColorStars Group (CSTU) introduces a new family of smart LED lighting system based on an innovative control technology. The new system ranges from controllers, dimmers, smart drivers, and various LED light bulbs and lighting fixtures with built-in smart power drivers that can change the color temperature of light and dim the light output. These include the 10-Watt A19 bulbs, the 15-Watt BR30 bulbs, 18-Watt BR40 bulbs, downlights, T5, T8 tubes and 2x2, 2x4 light panels.
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2014-07-14

Gunitech Smart Bluetooth LED Bulbs Wins Over Google

A small Taiwanese technology company Gunitech’s Bluetooth lighting controlled smart LED bulbs are now being used at Google’s headquarters in California, according to a Taiwanese Sanlih E-Television report.
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2014-07-01

Digital Lumens’ Smart Lighting System Supports Updated California Title 24 Energy Standards

Digital Lumens, the leader in intelligent LED lighting systems, today announced that its Intelligent LED Lighting System meets the recently updated requirements of the California Title 24 Energy Standards for indoor commercial and industrial lighting applications.
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2014-06-27

Solid Apollo’s Easy-to-Install Wireless LED Light Control

The New Gecko Wireless Two Zone LED Wall Dimmer from Solid Apollo is a completely wireless LED lighting dimmer. Reduce installation time and eliminate excess wiring, just stick and go!
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2014-02-07

U.S. Office Turns to Cree Smart Lighting System

Headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, U.S., LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly-reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. With 15 manufacturing facilities and nine R&D facilities worldwide, LORD’s commitment to finding innovative ways to create more sustainable workplaces for its more than 2,900 employees led to Cree, the industry leader in LED lighting.
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2013-12-25

2013 Review: Smart Lighting Changing the Way We Experience Light

Lighting is no longer just about providing enough light in a given space, but rather about allowing users to both feel and experience light in ways that can benefit their health and mood. LED technology is making es smart lighting possible.
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2012-08-16

It’s Necessary for Taiwan to Make New Smart Lighting Standards

Lately, Taiwan's lighting industry is in the process of making five new smart lighting standards, expecting to spur the creation of a highly integrated supply chain and improve its competitiveness in the fast growing LED sector. To maintain technological edge and overall value Approved by Taiwan's six major lighting associations and two state-funded institutes, the Institute for Information Industry (III) and the Industrial Technology Research Institute, the five intelligent lighting system standards cover the areas of system functions, wide area networks, field...
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2012-08-13

Taiwan Government to Unveil New Standards for Smart Lighting

According to Taiwan state-funded institute, the government is paving the way to announce newly established national standards for the smart lighting industry on Aug. 14, to expand demand and worldwide business opportunities. The Institute for Information Industry (III) pointed out that these standards are expected to improve the efficiency of lighting management, improve safety during nighttime activities, create energy-saving and a smart lighting environment, and explore high value-added business opportunities worldwide. The institute said that the five sets of standards fo...
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2008-10-09

LED-based wireless nets is coming

LED lighting isn't just a potential replacement for lighting technologies used today; in fact, it is being eyed as the next-generation wireless communications technology. It’s reported that called “Smart Lighting" initiative being funded by the government seeks to piggyback wireless communications capabilities onto future LED lighting installations to provide more broadband access points.
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2008-01-10

LED and Smart Lighting System

With the improvement of material and spiritual life, people nowadays have more demands to lighting. It is no longer just about lighting. Besides energy-saving, more and more people are using lights to create a harmonious, homey and comfortable environment. 
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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