Football Club’s Iot Sports Lights Are A World First

The Internet Protocol-controlled floodlighting at Sparta ’25 football club can be controlled by officials and players using smart phones. The LED lighting system features three settings, ’match’ with 100 per cent lighting, ’training’ with 50 per cent dimming and ‘comfort’

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As Lighting Companies Move To Iot Services, Everything In The Business Model Must Change by Mark Halper

http://www.ledsmagazine.com/ As lighting vendors try to shift from the century-honed practice of selling light bulbs to selling services based on Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, they are looking at nothing less than overhauling just about everything in their corporate structure

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Tunable LED Lighting Technology Takes Lightfair Center Stage

Smart lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) may have been the most prevalent theme at LightFair International (LFI), but tunable-white LED technology was close behind and of course inherently requires some form of lighting controls to set color and

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Acuity Brands Bets the House on IoT

The company is hoping to continue to provide and expand its comprehensive set of IoT offerings, by combining luminaires and building management controls together. IoT sensors implanted in LEDs have the ability to collect analytical information on the behavior of

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Zumtobel Lighting-as-a-Service Deal Guarantees Light Levels and Energy Savings

Zumtobel Group’s new services operation has announced its first LaaS installation, at an Austrian plastics factory that is spending nothing upfront on new LED lighting but is instead paying a monthly fee for guaranteed lighting levels and energy reduction. The

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Connected Streetlight Makes Lost Signal a Thing of the Past

With mobile phone traffic expected to grow nine times over by the year 2022, mobile operators are struggling to keep up with the levels of broadband coverage required. Unto the breach steps a new smart lightpole, which offers network coverage,

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AT&T and Current, Powered by GE, Team Up for IoT

Two companies with extensive history in infrastructure and communications technology are teaming up to help accelerate the digital era of urban development. AT&T and Current, powered by GE, have announced an exclusive agreement to connect cities across the United States

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EnOcean Alliance and IBM Partner to Standardize Intelligent Building Solutions for the Internet of Things

The EnOcean Alliance has significantly expanded, and strengthened its program in building automation and the Internet of Things, with IBM supporting the EnOcean Alliance as a Promoter Member. The EnOcean Alliance is a consortium of more than 400 companies that

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Zigbee Alliance to Unveil Universal Language for IoT at CES 2017

Most IoT devices don’t speak the same language even if they use the same wireless technology. The Zigbee Alliance will focus on the growing momentum behind Zigbee (3.0) products and development solutions, and the alliance’s newly announced dotdot — the

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LIGHTFAIR 2017 Features Strong Controls Focus

The LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 conference will offer 77 courses totaling more than 190 education hours at Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7-11, 2017. Highlighting the conference are two leading-edge forums that will explore some of the newest advancements in

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ZigBee Role in Smart SSL and the IoT May Change to Application Layer

The ZigBee Alliance and the Thread Group have announced successful demonstrations of Thread-based Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networks connecting smart devices that run what the ZigBee group is now calling the ZigBee universal language. In the past, the ZigBee

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The “Internet of Light” – the Key to the “Internet of Things” by Tridonic

Sometime in 2016 the number of connected devices will overtake the number of people on the planet for the first time. According to calculations by Gartner, the US market research company, last year around five billion devices were able to

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The Era of Smart Lighting Is Coming by Alexander Slagg

You can add lighting and building management to the list of industries caught in the disruptive undertow of the Internet of Things. The combination of light-emitting diode (LED) technology and Power over Ethernet (PoE), coupled with IoT connectivity, is creating

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Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

The so-called Internet of Things, its proponents argue, offers many benefits: energy efficiency, technology so convenient it can anticipate what you want, even reduced congestion on the roads. Now here’s the bad news: Putting a bunch of wirelessly connected devices

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Gooee Teams with Chinese LED Lighting Manufacturer Leedarson to Extend Its IoT Reach

Smart lighting startup Gooee has entered a wide-ranging partnership with a leading Chinese contract manufacturer of LED bulbs and luminaires in a deal that could extend Gooee’s own reach as an OEM vendor of chipsets and as a cloud computing

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LUX Webinar: Lighting and the IoT – Why This Revolution Will Change Everything

The Internet of Things is fast becoming a reality within the lighting industry, whether as a means of controlling light or acting as a source of data harvesting from in-luminaire sensors. This webinar will explore the ways that the Internet

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The IoT revolution is here, but is it safe?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the lighting industry’s great white hope as revenues from luminaires start to decline. But as companies rush to get IoT products to market, is cyber security being sacrificed for the sake of a quick

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IoT Poised to Alter Supply Chain

Internet of things is a broad term for a network of connected devices that can automatically communicate with one another. The applications of this new technology are still in the early stages for distribution, but experts expect rapid growth in

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City of LA and Philips Lighting Pilot New Pathway to Smart City Utilizing Connected Street Lighting Infrastructure

Philips Lighting has announced that the City of Los Angeles is embarking on a new pilot project to expand its smart city capabilities designed to help improve public safety and support city services for residents, visitors and local businesses. By

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Arrow Electronics Microchip 8-bit and 32-bit MCUs are Both Designed for Modern IoT

Designers of modern IoT applications now must contend with calls for increasingly complex functionality, including rich interaction and display, varied input options, and faster performance and responsiveness. Similarly, IoT applications are calling for more rugged solutions, like sensor based measurement

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