Internet of Things

Dutch Town Gets Bat-Friendly and Connected LED Street Lights from Signify

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) completed its first bat-friendly lighting installation in a town. With the new connected LED street lights, rare bats in Zuidhoek-Nieuwkoop, in the Netherlands can now go about their nocturnal business undisturbed. Signify specifically designed the street lights to emit light that does not affect the bat’s …

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Osram Supplies NASA Smart LED Grow Light System for Food Production Research

Osram, the German-based global lighting company, reported that the company is supplying the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with a customized model of it connected horticulture research lighting system, Phytofy RL. The uniquely set up grow light fixtures will use smart grow lighting software to supplement the lighting technology …

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Siemens to Acquire Enlighted; Enlighted Makes Smart Sensor Upgradable

Siemens Building Technologies Division has agreed to acquire the Silicon Valley-based smart IoT system firm Enlighted Inc. In other Enlighted related news, Enlighted made its Smart Sensor (which includes five sensors in one: temperature, light level, motion, energy, and Bluetooth) and its sensor platform future proof, making both the hardware …

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River Front in Guangzhou, China Gets LED Lighting and Dynamic Projections from Signify (Formerly Philips Lighting)

One of the most populated and fastest growing cities in the world, Guangzhou, China is home to a population of over 14 million. The 2,000 km Pearl River flows through the city that is renowned for its colorful waterfront and high-rise buildings. Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) reported that it completed …

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Eaton Expands WaveLinx Commercial Smart Lighting System

Peachtree City, Georigia-based power management company Eaton, announced the expansion of its WaveLinx Wireless Connected Lighting System. The company says that its has broadened the application of its WaveLinx system from individual buildings to include networks of multiple buildings. With the company’s Lighting Xpert Insight software, WaveLinx connects with other …

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Silvair Expands Range of Products Using its Technology with Help of Partners

Silvair, a lighting control develop and a provider of qualified Bluetooth mesh, reported that with the help of its partners the company will broaden the range of lighting products supported by Silvair’s technology. Silvair reports that it became a technology provider for a manufacturer-direct commercial LED supplier, Demand Lighting. According to …

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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 capabilities in IoT/PoE network connected solutions combined with Deco Lighting’s …

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Cree Expands SmartCast Intelligence Platform; Collaborates with Synapse Wireless

Durham, North Carolina-based LED lighting firm Cree, Inc. reports that it is expanding its SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ to include connected wireless capabilities for smart building solutions. Such smart building solutions can provide building automation and control network (BACnet) connectivity, advanced lighting controls, and building analytics. In addition, Cree announced a …

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