Internet of Things

Tridonic to Present First IoT-Ready Driver

Austrian firm Tridonic announced the first LED driver compliant with the IoT-Ready™ standard. The driver is also 2% energy metering accuracy compliant with the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC®) Guidelines. The company collaborated with Enlighted, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, to create the driver based on …

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St Martin Tower in Frankfurt benefits from extensive ZGS Lighting Services

Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS) has used its COMPLETE portfolio for a range of services at St. Martin Tower office block in Frankfurt, Germany. Finished in July 2015, the St Martin Tower on the Katharinenkreisel in Germany’s financial center of Frankfurt consists of a wing-shaped tower and a U-shaped wing with …

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Osram Launches Building Automation and IoT Platform Lightelligence

Osram has introduced a platform for building automation and IoT services that it calls Lightelligence. The building automation and IoT platform name obviously combines the words light and intelligence. According to Osram, the Lightelligence platform examines data from a variety of sensots to provide valuable insights into the conditions of …

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University Hospital in Poitiers, France Uses Human-Centric Lighting with LED Modules and Drivers from Tridonic

The newly-installed lighting installation at the university hospital in Poitiers, France supports the health and well being of cancer patients at the hospital in a special room that employs human-centric lighting. The 1900-bed university hospital of Poitiers serves as the central healthcare provider for the entire Vienne region of France. …

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AI Software Provider Fract Partners with Current, Powered by GE on Improving Performance of Retailers

Fract, a provider of a geospatial Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that analyzes internal and external factors to enhance retail performance, announced its partnership with Current, powered by GE. Current by GE works with commercial, retail, and industrial companies to leverage LED technology to make energy efficiency improvements. The company also …

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Philips Lighting Expands Interact Platform to All IoT Applications Using Lighting as a Backbone; Launches New Connected Lighting Systems

Previously, Philips Lighting launched Interact as an office IoT platform. (Ref. Coverage). Now the company has apparently expanded the Interact platform to include all IoT applications. The platform supports the Philips Lighting’s plan to deliver new data-enabled services as value extends from lighting products and systems to services. The company …

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E.Leclerc Langon Increases Sales with Location-Based Services from Zumtobel

E.Leclerc Langon a hypermarket in the French town of Langon has tested out the use of location-based services along with a customer loyalty app using technology from Austrian firm Zumtobel. As expected, the technology increased sales. The retailer E.Leclerc wanted to enhance fixed retail through digital transformation. Zumtobel Group Services …

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TALQ Consortium to Introduce TALQ Version 2.0 Standard for Smart City Applications

The TALQ Consortium, which developed a global interface standard and certification system for managing outdoor lighting, announced that it will soon introduce TALQ version 2.0, an easy to integrate RESTful/JSON protocol. TALQ version 2.0 addresses numerous smart city applications. According to the consortium, the updated technical specification defines the new …

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Philips Introduces LiFi-Enabled Luminaires; Proposes Name Change to Signify

Philips Lighting of the Netherlands is now offering Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology where high quality LED lighting delivers a broadband Internet connection through light waves. And in other Philips Lighting news with timing that is probably not coincidental, the company has announced its intention to change its name to …

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