2017 Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS)

The new NGLS features multiple competitions, a tighter focus on specific lighting applications, and an expanded evaluation process that involves installations in real-world settings and greater interaction among entrants, judges, and host sites. The response has been extremely positive, and

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Connected Public Lighting: A Powerful Accelerator for Smart Cities by Susanne Seitinger

The analyst firm Gartner calculates that 8.4 billion connected objects will be in use in 2017, an increase of 31 percent from 2016.[1] As urban migration increases and connected devices proliferate, these parallel trends promise new links between physical spaces

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NGLS 2017 Competition One: Intent Deadline Extended to March 14, 2017

The 2017 Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) Competition was announced in January, with a new focus on specific applications and an expanded evaluation process that involves installations in real-world settings. Competition One focuses exclusively on connected lighting systems and offers

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Contractor Skills Shortage to Put Brake on Connected Lighting

A looming skills shortage could derail the revolution in connected lighting – unless action is taken to train a generation of contractors. PLUS: Customer who spent $150 million on lighting says pace of technological development is ‘overwhelming’. This video post

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Connected Lighting Systems from Philips

In this video (Part 1; Part 2 is on VLC; Part 3 is on SDK), you will learn how a shopper experience can be improved by lighting systems in the retail segment. It adds a whole new level of responsiveness

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EPA ENERGY STAR Latest Trends in Connected Lighting Webinar May 26

The third webinar in this series will take place on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM EDT. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program is excited to launch a new webinar series covering this year’s most compelling

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U.S. DOE Inaugural Connected Lighting Systems Meeting November 16, 2015 • Portland, Oregon

Will gather top experts from the lighting, semiconductor, and IT industries to share perspectives and lay the groundwork for government/industry collaboration. Join DOE and top experts for a full day of informative sessions and open dialogue with technologists outside your

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Philips Taps into Silicon Valley’s Hottest Tech Start-Ups

Royal Philips aims to collaborate with the world’s top technology start-ups, pushing the boundaries of connected lighting for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has teamed up with Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play Tech Center, one of the world’s

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NOVEMBER 16, 2015: DOE Connected Lighting Systems Workshop

At the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. There is a lot of buzz today about the Internet of Things and the convergence of intelligent controllable light sources, communication networks, sensors, and data exchange in future lighting systems. There is less talk,

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Los Angeles Adopts Intelligent Street Lighting

Royal Philips has announced that the City of Los Angeles (LA) will become the first city in the world to control its street lighting through an advanced Philips management system that uses mobile and cloud-based technologies. With the Philips CityTouch

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Philips Showcases Latest in Connected Lighting and Unique Applications of LEDs at LIGHTFAIR 2015

Royal Philips PHG, +0.56% (aex:PHIA), the global leader in lighting, today announced it will showcase the latest innovations in connected lighting systems, including Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) luminaires, app-based controls and cloud-based technologies at LIGHTFAIR International 2015. Source: MarketWatch

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A TIME OF GREAT FORTUITY IN LIGHTING BY BILL ATTARDI

It’s now time to Connect the Lighting Industry Dots on the Opportunity side. You know what a sports nut I am and one thing is certain, every time you take the field, there is the threat of losing and the

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Exclusive: Belkin, Osram Sylvania Ink Deal for Connected Lighting

In the race to enter the smart home, vastly different companies find themselves talking the same language. For two American fixtures, it’s all about lighting. Until they’re no longer functioning, the light bulbs in your home are probably close to

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