Internet of Things

Echelon Debuts InSight Technology for Smart Cities Using Lumewave by Echelon; Spokane to Get New InSight System

Echelon -- InSight system using Lumewave by Echelon installed atop traffic signal pole in Spokane, Washington

Echelon Corporation of Santa Clara, California, debuted a patent-pending cognitive vision-based technology for smart city and smart campus applications. Echelon InSight™ employs artificial intelligence in vision-enabled edge devices. The company developed InSight for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. On-Site Data Collection and Processing Requires Less Bandwidth InSight collects …

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Cree Launches SmartCast Intelligence Platform and SmartCast Advisor App

Durham, North Carolina-based LED lighting firm, Cree, Inc. has introduced the SmartCast Intelligence Platform™. Cree says that the platform is an intuitive lighting system that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) to provide smart building solutions through a combination of hardware, software, and services. Cree reportedly developed all of the …

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Stack Lighting System Used in Circadian Study at Senior Facility; Company to Carve Out Niche in Lighting for Seniors

Numerous studies have proven the health benefits and consequences of lighting. For example, the spectrum of lighting is known to affect levels of melatonin. Bluish white light (like a sunrise) is known to increase melatonin suppression and help people awaken. On the other hand, reddish-white light (like a sunset) has …

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Philips Lighting Introduces Connected LED T8 Retrofit Lamps Using EasySmart Technology

Philips Lighting Smart LED T8 with EasySmart Technology

Philips Lighting launched a product that the company says simplifies the path to connection ready lighting. The new product is called the InstantFit LED T8 lamp with EasySmart technology. The new EasySmart T8 lamps expand Philips Lighting’s existing InstantFit LED platform. Philips asserts that the new T8 LED lamps are …

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Wadden Sea Centre Employs Wirelessly Connected LED Modules from Xicato

The Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stretches 500 km along the coasts of The Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. The site is a biologically rich, dynamic land and seascape that serves as a habitat animals including seals, birds, porpoises, dolphins, and crustaceans, many of them regionally endangered. The Wadden …

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Molex Deploys Transcend Connected LED Lighting System

Back in November, Molex of Lisle, Illinois launched the Transcend® Connected LED lighting system. The system uses power over ethernet and combines Cisco networking technology, with the Molex’s Transcend Software. Since its debut, Molex and its partners have rolled out the Transcend lighting solution in numerous offices. One of their …

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Osram Creates Non-proprietary DEXAL Interface for Communication Among Luminaire Components

Osram announced Osram DEXAL™ (Data Exchange for Advanced Lighting), which serves as a non-proprietary, intra-luminaire communication technology for communicating data between luminaire components within an individual luminaire. DEXAL enables power and bi-directional communication between the driver and the fixture-integrated elements. Osram notes that this interface can provide accurate luminaire-specific data including diagnostics …

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AT&T Smart Cities and Dallas Innovation Alliance Launch IoT Living Lab Project

AT&T Smart Cities has launched the DIA Smart Cities Living Lab powered by AT&T (Living Lab) in the City of Dallas. The Living Lab is a multi-phased smart cities project. The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) is spearheading the project in collaboration with AT&T and other technology partners in the public and private …

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