New EarthBulb Smart LED Series Offers WiFi or Bluetooth Control of Multiple Functions

EarthTronics high efficiency EarthBulb Smart LED Lighting Series enables users to easily control ambiance and comfort through a wide range of white light and colors, while providing energy savings and security.  The EarthBulb Smart LED Series includes the 9-watt A19

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Signify Positions Wiz for Broader Mass Market Appeal Than Hue, with Lower Prices

Signify is stepping up marketing of its expanded Wi-Fi-based WiZ smart lighting line as it targets the mass market with “no hub needed” bulbs (check out the lower right-hand corner) such as this color 60W equivalent, which are lower-priced than

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Vuzix Announces Its Plan to Launch Micro LED Smart Glasses in 2021

Micro LED will be used as projectors for the smart glasses to deliver high density pixel arrays with both monochrome and full color solution. The glasses will also feature a larger field of view (FOV), advanced waveguide optics and binocular

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Multi-Vendor Bluetooth Mesh SSL Projects Benefit Warehouse And Factory Settings

Silvair Lighting Control has released the details of two Bluetooth Mesh-based LED retrofit projects that illustrate the energy savings potential of connected lighting and the ability to mix and match Bluetooth products from different vendors. PentaLux, McWong, Fulham, and Contemporary

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Become A Bluetooth® Mesh Expert with Lux Webinars

Bluetooth® mesh is disrupting and revolutionising lighting control and pushing the boundaries of what the industry thought could be done with lighting – so to stay ahead it’s crucial to keep pace with this exciting and game-changing technology. Lux is partnering

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Deco Lighting Restructures to Support Technology Play

Deco Lighting is restructuring operations and financial affairs to support its growing wireless technology controls offering.  The decision comes after a year of difficult financial disruptions that included a cyber-attack that disabled Deco’s operating systems and engineering archives, resulting in

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Osram Bets Big on Casambi Wireless Lighting Tech

Osram has extended its technology deal with Bluetooth lighting pioneer Casambi to roll out the tech into more of its products. The move is significant as it will be seen a big vote of confidence in the Finnish company and its

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LSI Industries Launches New Bluetooth Motion Sensor and Configuration App for Mobile Devices

LSI Industries introduced a new Bluetooth motion sensor for outdoor lighting and indoor high bay lighting applications.  When paired with the company’s new Bluetooth configuration app, facility supervisors, and others responsible for property management, can easily use their mobile devices

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Osram Hopes Bluetooth Enlivens Wireless, as Lightelligence Comes Under Review

Osram hopes that the recent addition of Bluetooth to its product portfolio will spark what has been lagging interest in its wireless lighting controls in Europe, a development that has fueled questions regarding the future of the company’s broader Internet

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Osram Partners Silvair to Integrate Bluetooth Technology with Lighting Control

Osram’s HubSense® is designed to enable easy and time-efficient retrofitting of existing lighting installations into flexible wireless control systems based on the globally interoperable Bluetooth mesh standard. The system also allows quick and effortless modification of settings and lighting arrangement

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CNET Review: Philips Hue White LED

Philips Hue smart light bulbs have been our top pick for years, and with good reason. The company’s range of products is the broadest in the category, encompassing standard A19 bulbs, flood lights, light strips, fixtures and most recently an

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SLG’s New ‘HX Extreme High-Bay’ LED Fixtures

Ideal for a broad range of commercial, institutional, and retail applications, the fixtures deliver the utmost in quality, performance, aesthetics, and affordability from an experienced company that stands by its products with U.S.-based design and manufacturing as well as an

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Bluetooth Deal to Drive Adoption of Human Centric Lighting

A breakthrough agreement between two major manufacturers is set make daylight-matching human-centric lighting available to a wide audience. Casambi, the pioneer in wireless lighting controls based on Bluetooth, has teamed up with LED technology specialist Seoul Semiconductor to provide precision

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Gooee and Croonwolter&Dros Have Signed a Contract That Will Connect More Than 5,000 Buildings

Gooee’s Building Operating System – which includes a Bluetooth sensing network deployed using the luminaires  – will take control of inefficient, existing building systems to optimise both building and business performance. With almost 12 million square metres being maintained and

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Signify Agrees to Acquire a Wi-Fi Lighting Controls Specialist

Signify has agreed to acquire a small Hong Kong company specializing in Wi-Fi for wireless lighting control technology, marking the second time in a month that the world’s largest lighting company has drawn attention to a technology other than Bluetooth

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Bluetooth Promises Location-Tracking Lights

Bluetooth has announced a direction-finding feature that means Bluetooth-enabled lights could be used for way finding, location tracking and proximity services. The feature allows devices to determine the direction of a Bluetooth signal, thereby enabling the development of so-called ‘proximity applications’ such as

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GE and SYLVANIA Release LED Light Bulbs Connecting Google Assistant to Accelerate IoT Lighting

In the beginning of 2019, GE Lighting announced that it is deepening its C by GE portfolio which features hub-free IoT smart lighting with Google Assistant control. The Made-for-Google products are able to connect with Google’s system and be controlled

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EnOcean Presents the First Self-Powered Bluetooth® Sensor for Intelligent Lighting Control

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas (January 8-11, 2019), EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, will be launching a new ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems communicating via Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). It will

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Smart Lighting Yields Significant Benefits Beyond Energy Savings

Bluetooth® device networks can enable the automatic, centralized control of a building’s essential systems, including HVAC, security, and lighting to harness energy savings, lower operating costs, and improve the life of a building’s core systems. Right now, smart lighting is

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The 10 Big Lighting Trends for 2018

Lighting is changing, and the next 12 months will be a defining period in the sector as we move away from an energy-saving offer to fully embrace all things digital. Here’s how Lux sees the big trends to watch for

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