Internet of Things

U.S. DOE Releases Report About Power Reporting Capabilities of Commercially Available PoE Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the first portion of a study examining the power reporting capabilities of marketed power over ethernet connected lighting systems. Power Over Ethernet (PoE) refers to systems which use a single Ethernet cable to both bring low-voltage DC power and enable network communication. …

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Ameland Uses Philips Lighting’s Connected Streetlights with Wildlife-Friendly ClearSky Technology

Philips Lighting-- Ameland wildlife friendly streetlight project image2

Philips Lighting announced a unique connected LED street lighting project. The lighting company will equip the island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, with energy efficient LED street lighting. The streetlights will use the company’s ClearSky technology. Philips Lighting designed the ClearSky spectrum distribution of the lights to be friendly to …

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Tridonic and EON Reality to Demo Augmented Reality Lighting and IoT Interface

Tridonic of Dornbirn, Austria, a supplier of integral lighting solutions and EON Reality Inc., a virtual reality company, have partnered. Together the companies have developed an Augmented Reality control and provisioning interface for Tridonic’s IoT-enabled industrial lighting solution, net4more. Tridonic will demonstrate the augmented reality application at CeBIT as part of …

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Eaton Launches Two New Suspended Luminaire Families

Eaton Neo Ray Covera(top) and Converge(bottom)

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree City, Georgia USA, launched the Neo-Ray Covera™ and Converge™ architectural suspended product families. The new suspended luminaires feature the company’s next generation curved WaveStream™ LED technology. The two pendant families combine a modern, minimalist design and advanced optical performance with connected lighting capabilities. The two …

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Philips Lighting and Globus Test Effect of Lighting on Shopping

Globus supermarket--specially lit area for study

At the Globus supermarket in Saarbrücken, Sweden, Philips Lighting, and the store conducted a pilot research project examining the effect of colored LED lighting on customer sales. The study looked at the influence of different combinations of colored LED light on sales and customer behavior. According to Philips, the results …

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Infineon and eluminocity Develop IoT Connected Streetlight

Infineon and eluminocity created an IoT connected streetlight.

Infineon of Neubiberg, Germany and eluminocity GmbH of Munich have teamed up to offer a secure, Internet of Things (IoT) connected streetlight. According to the companies, the smart streetlight offers a scalable sensor hub, data processing, and connectivity. While the streetlight leverages existing cellular infrastructure, it can also support the …

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Osram Concludes Partnership with beaconsmind AG on Einstone Solution

Osram reports that it has concluded its collaboration and partnership with beaconsmind AG, the first iBeacon full-service provider based in Switzerland. iBeacon gives in-store retailers and fashion brands an immediate end-to-end solution for integrating location-based services (LBS). beaconsmind AG will present the Einstone solution portfolio using Osram LED lighting at …

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Inventronics Expands Wireless Dimming Controller Options

Inventronics releases Enocean compatible LED dimmer driver Ctl-Enoc-xx

Inventronics of Hangzhou, China, has expanded its wireless dimming controller options. The company released the CTL-ENOC-EU for use with EnOcean-based lighting devices. This new product the CTL-ENOC-EU is certified for use in Europe, while the previously released Inventronics CTL-ENOC-NA is certified for use in North America. Both the CTL-ENOC-EU and the …

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