2017-11-22

Philips Lighting Partners with Baidu to Bring Connected Lighting to Smart Homes in China

Philips Lighting announced that it has added Baidu to its ‘Friends of Hue’ partner program. 
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2017-11-21

Wipro Lighting collaborates with Cisco on Smart Lighting Solutions for Modern Workspaces

Wipro Lighting announced that it has become a Cisco Digital Building Solutions provider for connected lighting. This collaboration brings together Wipro’s Smart & Connected Lighting systems and Cisco® Digital Building Solutions that link various building services through a single, converged IP network.
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2017-11-15

Rongwen and Silver Spring Networks Connect Smart Lighting in China

Guangdong Rongwen Energy Technology Group (Rongwen) and Silver Spring Networks announced their selection to connect smart LED street lights in Guangzhou, China at Smart City Expo World Congress. 
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2017-11-14

Smart Lighting sets Standard for Smart Cities

The TALQ Consortium certifies four outdoor lighting products as TALQ compliant. This standard enables cities and municipalities to choose future-proof, interoperable and open solutions for Smart Street Lighting and other Smart City Applications from multiple vendors.
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2017-11-08

Osram’s Digital Lumens Teams Up with Industrial Lighting Products to Expand Line of Intelligent LED Fixtures

The alliance between Digital Lumens and Industrial Lighting Products will enable customers to purchase a variety of ILP fixtures with Digital Lumens’ signature Digital Light Agents sensors pre-installed.
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2017-11-06

IoT x Lighting: the Next Big Thing in Global Markets

Combining the Internet of Things (IoT) and lighting is an emerging trend with strong market potential, according to speakers at a seminar held during the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2017.
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2017-11-02

Casambi Unveils New Bluetooth Wireless Module Enabling Easy-to-use Smart Lighting Control Systems

Casambi announced the introduction of a new Class 2 embedded Bluetooth 4.0 module that is designed for LED lighting control applications, light fixtures and LED bulbs. 
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2017-10-30

Leviton Live Opens in Dubai

Leviton announced the opening of a state-of-the-art customer experience center, Leviton Live Dubai, located in the heart of the business district, Business Bay. The interactive venue is equipped with innovative technologies and solutions for a range of applications, including networking, structured cabling, Power over Ethernet (PoE), lighting controls, security, audio/visual, energy management, LED lighting, and more, presented to customers in a real-life, working environment.
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2017-10-30

Osram to Bathe St. Peter's Basilica in LED Light: Digital Lighting Innovation and History Together

Osram and the Technical Services Department of the office of the Vatican City State Governor are combining to undertake the new lighting program for St Peter's Basilica. 
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2017-10-23

Power Integrations Enables No-Neutral Wireless Wall Switches for Smart-Home Lighting

Power Integrations, specializing in high-efficiency, high-reliability LED-driver ICs, announced a new reference design, DER-622, describing a smart wall switch compatible with wiring conditions most commonly found in residential retrofit installations.
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2017-10-20

Osram Inaugurates New Kulim 6-inch LED Chip Fab

Osram Licht AG announced to start the operation of its new LED chip factory in the Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Malaysia on October 23. The company claimed the new plant will be the world’s largest and most advanced 6-inch LED chip plant after the final stage of the construction scheduled to be finished in 2020.
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2017-10-18

LEDVANCE Looking to Raise More Consumer Awareness of Smart Lighting

LEDinside had an interview with Aaron Ganick, Global Head of Smart Business, LEDVANCE on the company’s newly launched SYLVANIA SMART+ A19 bulb and the trends of smart lighting in the next five years.
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2017-10-16

Osram Acquires a Stake in the Retail Software Specialist beaconsmind

Osram acquires a stake in the Swiss company beaconsmind AG. Via its venture capital unit, Fluxunit, the lighting company has gained a strategic minority interest in the start-up that offers smart software to retailers, enabling a personalized approach to customers. Fluxunit supports and develops both internal and external start-ups.
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2017-10-16

Tooshlights Secures $3M In Series A Funding To Light Up Restrooms

Tooshlights, the only smart restroom traffic management system that helps guests "know where to go," has officially launched its new product design today at Light Show West 2017 and announced that it has secured a total of $3 million in Series A funding, led by Buc-ee's, LTD., a division of the Texas-based major regional convenience store chain that prides itself on their immaculate restrooms.
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2017-10-16

Sengled Element Now Compatible with the Google Assistant

Sengled, makers of intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with energy efficient LED light bulbs, announced on October 12 that their Element smart lighting family now offers further convenience through voice control using the Google Assistant.
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2017-10-12

Study Finds 75% of U.S. Consumers Believe Smart Cities Will Positively Impact Their Lives, When Educated on the Benefits

At Smart Cities Week, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. and Power Over Energy unveiled the findings from their Smart Cities Consumer Research Study, conducted with the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Advanced Grid Research. More than 500 U.S. consumers took part in the online study.Respondents were representative of the U.S. Census, ranging from ages 18 to 65+ (52% female, 48% male), and from all areas of the country including New England, Mid Atlantic, Mountain, Pacific, South East, and various areas of the central U.S. A majority of respondents (47%) lived in cities with populations of more than 100,000, 14% of which currently reside in major metropolitan areas of more than one million people.
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2017-10-03

Philips Lighting and Amazon Team-up to Upgrade the Smart Home

Philips Lighting has expanded its collaboration with Amazon to create an easy way to start with a voice-controlled smart home. While supplies last, customers who purchase an Echo Plus will receive a Philips Hue white connected light bulb, which can be controlled using your voice and Alexa.
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2017-10-02

Leviton to Talk About Smart Lighting across Middle East

Leviton announced today that the company will be running a series of seminars on various aspects of networking and lighting solutions across several countries in Middle East. The first of the series of seminars was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 26th September and followed by the seminar in Jeddah on 27th September 2017.
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2017-09-22

Sengled Welcomes Wink to Smart Hub Lineup

Sengled, an expert of intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics inside energy efficient LED light bulbs, announced their Element smart lighting capabilities are now compatible with the Wink smart home platform.
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2017-09-19

Renault and Philips Lighting Collaborate to Create a Connected Car

Lighting designers from Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, have collaborated with automotive company Renault on a unique concept car and smart home unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (September 14-24). The Renault SYMBIOZ autonomous electric and connected car is not just a car.
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2017-09-17

Made Simple: Light in Smart Homes

Smart home lighting solutions from Ledvance have a new name as of September: Osram Smart+ . The brand-new portfolio of network-compatible products is controlled either via ZigBee Lightlink or with Apple's HomeKit Accessory Protocol.
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2017-09-12

Smart Cities Facilitators Collaborate in Transforming Cities in India and Southeast Asia

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. on 6th Sep. announced a new agreement with Genus Power Infrastructures Ltd., a smart meter provider in India and Southeast Asia. Under the agreement, Genus will integrate Silver Spring’s standards-based IPv6 network interface cards (NICs) into its single-phase and three-phase smart electric meters. Silver Spring’s technology is based on Wi-SUN® standards-based mesh, built on IEEE 802.15.4g
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2017-09-12

Acuity Brands, Silver Spring Join Hands to Enable Smart Street Lighting and IoT Infrastructure

Acuity Brands, Inc. announced its Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. subsidiary has selected Silver Spring Networks, Inc. as a technology and channel partner for its smart street light and smart city solutions. Acuity Brands has developed and will market its DTL® DSN intelligent photocontrol, which will operate on a wireless network platform managed by Silver Spring Networks. The solution offers municipalities and utility companies enhanced functionality and adaptive control of their LED street lighting systems.
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2017-09-07

Illumi Arts: Smart Lights with Many Unique Features

APV Inc., a US-based lighting company, announced the release of a new brand of lighting Illumi Arts. These smart lights are an innovative, energy efficient, Low Profile RGB (Red, Green & Blue) LED Art Light with Bluetooth control. The RGB LED lighting fixtures come with smart controls that will forever change home lighting experience. Illumi Arts’s new interior RGB LED lighting fixtures, (IP 20) are patent pending products. “Illumination is our Passion.” Illumi Arts represent the marriage of art and light.
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2017-09-07

Osram Joins BACnet International As a Step Forward to Building Automation

The BACnet community announced yesterday that Osram has lately become the newest company to join BACnet International as a Silver member. The involvement of the lighting manufacturer marks a tighter bond between advanced smart lighting and BACnet protocol. It is possible in the future to see Osram’s products being able to communicate with more building automation devices smarter through BACnet’s systems.
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2017-09-06

Philips Hue Marks 5th Birthday with Plans for New Entertainment Lighting Lineup

Philips Lighting at IFA 2017 announced that it plans a new immersive entertainment capability that will enable Philips Hue to sync perfectly with all manner of entertainment content, bringing users thrilling immersive experiences when gaming, watching movies or listening to music. To mark the 5th birthday of the world’s most popular smart home lighting system, the company also announced enhanced smart home functionality for Apple HomeKit as well as new lamps, multi-packs and starter kits.
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2017-09-06

IoT Security Foundation Announces Smart Buildings Working Group

The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced that it has established a working group for smart buildings and appointed Alan Mihalic of Norman Disney & Young (NDY) as the group's chair.
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2017-09-06

Casambi Launches Easy-to-install Wireless Dimmer for LED Strips And Constant-voltage LED Modules

Casambi, a provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies, has launched its easy-to-install and simple-to-use, four-channel pulse width modulation (PWM) wireless dimmer for LED strips and constant-voltage LED modules.
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2017-09-04

WiZ Connected Lights Brings Ultimate Lighting Experience to North America

WiZ Connected Lights is officially making its North American debut as one of the most advanced smart lighting systems available. WiZ includes a full range of smart LED light bulbs, recessed lighting and stylish luminaires that instantly create an intelligent lighting system for your home, and will soon be available at Home Depot online, Amazon and a limited number of Costco stores.
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2017-09-01

Lights Your Home Room by Room Smarter with Extended Philips Hue Connected Lighting System

It has never been easier to transform your home’s traditional, flip-the-switch lighting to smart, wireless lighting that can enhance any moment of your day. Philips Lighting continues to extend the Philips Hue connected lighting family of products available to US consumers, so they can simplify and enhance their home and life.
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Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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