Unveiled: The Downlight with Built-In Li-Fi

A revolutionary downlight which enables internet access through light rather than radio waves has been unveiled by French manufacturer Lucibel. The luminaire, which has a Cat 6 cable port and a built-in Li-Fi transceiver – can offer internet speeds of

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DLC 4.4 Goes Into Effect on 18 OCT

The DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) is pleased to release the final version of SSL Technical Requirements Version 4.4. This Technical Requirements update consists of new policies that will allow high performance, energy efficient horticultural lighting products, DC and PoE products, and

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DLC SSL Technical Requirements V4.4

Comments due Wednesday, August 22, 2018. The DLC now requires all comments to be submitted using DLC Comment Forms. • Horticultural Lighting: 2nd Draft Testing and Reporting Requirements for LED-based Horticultural Lighting • DC and PoE Lighting: 2nd Draft Testing

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Deco Lighting and Molex Collaborate on IoT and POE-Ready LED Lighting

Molex of Lisle, Illinois announced the addition of Deco Lighting’s PoE-Ready Vector 2 LED light fixtures to its design portfolio of Molex PoE-Ready products. The new fixtures are part of the collaboration between the two companies. Molex says that its

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PoE Lighting and Control by Hubbell Control Solutions

PowerHUBB is an enterprise-level PoE lighting and control platform that integrates luminaires, sensors, user interfaces and software for a scalable intelligent building control solution. The advantage of a PoE solution is its ability to simplify lighting and control installations by

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Virgin Media Samples Standard Electrical Wires for IoT Lighting at Technical Center

British broadband and cable provider Virgin Media is sampling the use of standard electrical wires to transport data to and from luminaires in order to control lux levels and collect information about facility usage at a technical center. The small

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PoE Connected Lighting System Energy Losses in Ethernet

DOE has released the results of an exploratory study investigating energy losses in Ethernet cables used between Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches and luminaires in PoE connected lighting systems. Testing was conducted at DOE’s Connected Lighting Test Bed in September

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PoE Resurfaces, at Danish Office Building by Mark Halper

Working with Cisco, Philips Lighting heralds a new Copenhagen office building as a Nordic first. As we’ve pointed out before, with all the talk about wireless LED lighting networks such as Bluetooth Mesh, it’s easy to forget that wires can

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DOE’s Connected Lighting Systems Efficiency Study — PoE Cable Energy Losses

Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology offers the ability to provide both low-voltage direct-current (DC) power and communication over a standard Ethernet cable—also referred to as a local area network (LAN) cable or Category cable. Light-emitting diode (LED) technology has reduced

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Power Over Ethernet Lighting Systems by Steve Mesh

Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting is part of a brave new world. The ascendance of LED fixtures has given rise to some new methods of providing and controlling light in our environments. Since LEDs are low-voltage devices that use direct

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Leviton to Talk About Smart Lighting across Middle East

Leviton announced 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

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Want to Know More About Power over Ethernet (PoE)?

Check out: LuxReview – • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/igor-answers-your-power-over-ethernet-poe-questions • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/can-i-install-poe-at-home-and-what-would-that-look-like-to-me- • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/what-are-the-practical-benefits-of-poe-and-what-can-be-powered-and-controlled-by-poe-today- • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/what-does-it-look-like-to-install-poe-and-who-can-do-it- • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/how-does-power-over-ethernet-poe-lighting-work-

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New Standard Minimizes Cable Energy Loss for Power over Ethernet Lighting Systems

Today the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) released a new installation standard designed to ensure minimal energy loss for PoE lighting systems. ANSI Accredited Standards Committee on Lighting Systems published ANSI C137.3 American National Standard for Lighting Systems—Minimum Requirements for

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Philips Launches Wireless Smart Office Lighting Rather Than PoE to Reach the Masses

Philips Lighting today launched a wireless lighting-as-a-service (LaaS) initiative for commercial offices, hoping to convince building managers to implement smart Internet-connected lighting schemes that Philips has addressed to date with more expensive wired offerings based on Power over Ethernet (PoE)

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DOE Report on PoE Connected Lighting Systems

The new report provides a brief background on the development of the various PoE technologies, ranging from standards-based to proprietary, and illustrates the convergence of PoE power sourcing capabilities and LED luminaire power requirement. It then classifies PoE system devices

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Power-Over-Ethernet and LED Lighting Match Perfectly

PoE is a technology used in wired Ethernet local area networks (LANs) that delivers power over the same cable that delivers the Ethernet data. This reduces the number of cables that must be laid to install a network and power

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Cisco Stokes PoE Lighting Push with Dedicated Ethernet Switch, Signs Up Marriott

The IT company’s Digital Building Ethernet box will support lighting, heating, security, and other building operations without the electricity losses associated with some PoE schemes. Hoping to solve some of the shortcomings of Power-over-Ethernet technology, Cisco Systems introduced a new

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Times & Trends: PoE: The Next Game Changer to Watch? By Jim Lucy

A sometimes overlooked trend with truly game-changing potential is the growing acceptance of PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) cabling, which is quickly changing how lighting systems are wired in many new buildings and retrofits. It’s not too often that a new product technology

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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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Towering PoE: Philips, Cisco Wire Madrid Skyscraper with IoT Lighting

In one of the largest known installations yet of Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting, Philips and Cisco are wiring the 400-ft Torre Europa in Madrid’s financial district with the smart LED technology. Philips said it has equipped 14 of the skyscraper’s 32

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