Bluetooth Mesh Shows Wireless Connectivity in a Whole New Light by Jason Marcel

Wired lighting infrastructures have a history of providing dependability that, until recently, wireless networks couldn’t match. And while there are other benefits to installing a wired network, many of today’s wireless platforms—especially those supported by a Bluetooth® mesh network—ensure greater

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Osram CEO Pushes Digital Services Beyond Lighting

With bids for Osram’s for-sale lamps division just days away, the company is now shifting the future of its LED lighting business onto digital services that deploy sensors, network connectivity, and luminaires for operations such as smart street lighting and

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How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings by Brian Chemel

The LED revolution is over. To no one’s surprise, LEDs have won. Solid-state lighting is changing how we light the world, successfully displacing traditional illumination sources across every part of the global lighting market. Over the next few years, billions

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What’s Trendy in Lighting by Jeff Gavin

Intelligent Lighting Commits to Efficiency, Connectivity and Health. Multifunctional sensors, networked wireless controls accessible from mobile devices, and, yes, LEDs are trends that picked up steam this year. These interconnected technologies will be transformational for the electrical contractor (EC). Most

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Greenvity Develops Hybrid Powerline and Wireless Lighting Network

Greenvity Communications has announced the HybridMesh networking technology that the company has realized in a single IC and that supports both RF wireless and powerline communication (PLC) networks media. The company asserts that the hybrid unified network will enable seamless

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Connectivity—Key to the 21st Century Grid by Ryan Franks, NEMA

The Internet of Things (IoT) is our time’s industrial revolution. At least, that is the news from pundits and research firms. Pick any source and the numbers are staggering. IDC forecasts the worldwide IoT market will grow from $655.8 billion

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Lights Are Computers Now, So The Founder Of Silicon Labs Has A Lighting Startup By Stacey Higginbotham

Ketra, a six-year-old company based in Austin, Texas has raised $31 million to date and plans to join the growing cadre of big names taking on consumer lighting. Overall, the commercial and consumer lighting market has experienced a profound shift

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LFI CONTROLS & CONNECTIVITY FORUM – Only at LIGHTFAIR International in NYC this year!

Controlling light for the visual and non-visual experience places new demands on design practice and technology applications.  LFI’s new Controls and Connectivity Forum creates a dialogue for these emerging challenges. Top thought-leaders and practitioners from across the lighting and design

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