DOE Study Examines Performance and Reliability of Sensors Used in Tunable Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report on the initial performance and reliability of chromaticity sensors used for tunable LED lighting systems. The performance of LED lighting is known to change over time because of lumen depreciation, shifts

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RAB Unveils Smart LED Post Tops

RAB Lighting’s Smart LED Post Top replaces traditional 200W metal halide or high-pressure sodium HID lamps. The integral driver enables the lamp to be wired directly to line voltage without the need for an external driver or ballast. Rated for

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NEMA Launches Automotive Component Council

To increase manufacturer collaboration in the changing and expanding automotive component market. The ACC will develop a deeper understanding of the automotive supply chain market, advocate for policies and regulations that impact the market, and develop baseline Standards qualification programs

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C By GE Unveils the First Hubless Smart Switches That Don’t Require Neutral Wires

New C by GE Hubless Three-Wire Smart Switches and Hubless Dimmers are compatible with older homes that lack a neutral wire in their light switch junction boxes. Compatible with both Alexa and Google Assistant, the new hub-less C by GE

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LSI Industries Partners with Lutron to Implement the Next Generation of LED Luminaire Control

Now Lutron’s integral fixture control has been added to LSI Industries’ Low Profile Recessed LED Troffer (LPEC), using a sleek custom-made molded trim piece to seamlessly accommodate the Lutron sensor.  With the integration of Lutron’s control technology, LPEC now features new occupancy sensing

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Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities

Webinar – Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019; Time: 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT; Duration: 45 minutes. Historically, utilities have preferred to own their own communications networks as it allows them more control over network reliability, security and coverage.

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AMS Failed with Takeover of Osram

The Austrian sensor manufacturer AMS has missed its self-imposed target to bring 62.5 percent of Osram shares under his control, as the company announced. AMS chief executive Alexander Everke only brought the owners of slightly more than half of the Osram

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Building Your Business with Smart Lighting Control by Tom Perich, Director of Marketing, Lutron Electronics

Five years ago, the concept of a smart home may not have been on the minds of most consumers. But that’s changed. According to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), consumers are expected to spend $4.6 billion on smart home products

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CNET: Best Smart Lights of 2019: Bulbs, Light Strips, Switches, Panels and More

From color-changing bulbs to motion-sensing switches, smart lighting is everywhere these days. It’s become a key entry point into the connected home, and as a result, you’ve got more options than ever. Even better: the uptick in competition means that

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Korean Design Team Puts UV LED on Drone to Clean Subway Trains and Stations

UV LEDs cover a wide range of applications including light curing, medical treatment and disinfection. And now, UV LEDs are put on drones to spew UV light in subway stations and trains for sanitization. Equipped with sensors and UVC LEDs,

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San Diego Broadly Deploys Cameras And Sensors On LED Street Light Poles

The city of San Diego, CA is currently deploying what is arguably the largest smart city and Internet of Things (IoT) project yet to be undertaken globally by a municipality. Already the city has deployed 2000 smart nodes based on

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General Motors Installs More Than 50,000 LED Fixtures and Save $2 Million Energy Cost

Since 2017, General Motors (GM) has begun LED lighting system replacement for its facilities all over the U.S. with the help from Current by GE. Until now, the company has installed more than 50,000 LED fixtures and is incorporating sensors

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Osram Ready to Demonstrate Its Latest Technologies at CES 2019

Osram announced that it is going to showcase its cutting-edge technologies in a wide range of applications including mobility, connectivity, safety and security, and well-being and health at CES 2019. Osram will present sensors for self-driving vehicles, as well as

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Capitalize on the Intersection of Commercial Lighting and IoT by Chuck Piccirillo, Osram Digital Systems

Lighting is ubiquitous — it’s in every space within a building. It is the perfect conduit for collecting information on what is happening in a building at any given time, because it is ideally located in the space and is

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Lighting Controls in the Time of Low Lighting Power by James R. Benya

There was a time when lighting was not controlled well, if at all, but that was 1973. With current technology and new construction codes, the primary causes of poor lighting control today are bad design, unenforced codes, and worst of

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Intel, AT&T & GE Partner for Smart City Project in Portland, OR

Street lights connected to the internet are monitoring the volume and speed of traffic in the center to Portland, Oregon. Over 200 traffic sensors are mounted inside the street lights at three dangerous and busy streets, hoping to ultimately reduce

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Lighting as a Platform Part 2: Creating the Smart Building by Martin Woolley, Bluetooth SIG

In a truly smart building, lights can be much more than just lights. These buildings are supported by lighting systems that have the potential to act as a distributed network of small computers and are capable of hosting all sorts

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Casambi’s Latest Version of Smart Lighting Control App for Buildings of Any Size

Available on both Apple and Android platforms, the new app enables daylight management. The control solution allows dimming of artificial lighting when daylight is available for achieving maximum lighting quality and reduced energy consumption. This can be done via standalone

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Luminaire-Integrated Controls by Craig DiLouie

The lighting controls revolution features three notable trends promoting integration of control with light. The latest commercial building energy codes promote complex control schemes. The LED source is highly controllable. And sensors and microprocessors have become miniaturized. Just as the

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Strategies Unlimited: Global Luminaires – Market Analysis and Forecast 2017

This report analyzes the market for the top luminaire form factors installed and provides detailed forecast and penetration of all technologies by major general lighting applications from year 2016 to 2022. Due to the surging application of the Internet of

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