Internet of Things

Signify Releases Interact Pro for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Signify (formerly known as Philips Lighting), announced Interact Pro, the latest addition to its Interact IoT-ready portfolio. The company says that the Interact Pro is the first multitasking, smart lighting system, and software developed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Last year, systems and services represented more than EUR 900 million …

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Eaton Launches LumenSafe Video Monitoring

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree City, Georgia USA, launched the LumenSafe™ Integrated Network Security Camera system. The system enables cities, municipalities, public facilities, and businesses to integrate connected video technology onto Eaton’s LED-based outdoor lighting fixtures. Improving outdoor lighting quality and brightness is known to increase visibility, which can …

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Vodafone and Current by GE Test Energy Efficiency and Productivity Enhancement in Smart Office Pilot Project

Vodafone’s London headquarters already has LED lighting. The headquarter office is now piloting a new multi-sensor network that Current by GE developed to improve office space utilization and the employee experience. The IoT system is controlled via a unique data visualization software, which shows occupancy rates and aggregates the building …

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Cannabis Pharm Orders Heliospectra LED Grow Lights and HelioCORE Light Control Software

Heliospectra AB, a Swedish-based producer of intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, reported a new order from Danish company Cannabis Pharm. The company is setting  up a new high-tech production facility in Randers, Denmark. Heliospectra says Cannabis Pharm chose its ELIXIA LED lighting solutions and HelioCORE™ light control software to fully …

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Nestlé Tests Desk-Sharing and Office Space Utilization in IoT Infrastructure Pilot Project

Nestlé in the Swiss town of Vevey contracted Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS) for a pilot project that made the lighting infrastructure responsible for much more than just light. ZGS equipped the luminaires with sensors that monitor the way the office is being used and measure the air quality and other environmental …

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MaxLite IntelliMax Networked Lighting Controls Now DLC Listed

MaxLite of West Caldwell, New Jersey reported the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) now lists the company’s intelligent wireless lighting control system, IntelliMax™, on the Networked Lighting Controls Qualified Products list. According to MaxLite, the IntelliMax control system can work with MaxLite LED luminaires to meet building codes and save energy. The …

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Telensa to Deploy Smart Street Lighting and IoT Infrastructure for Sunshine Coast Pilot Project

A UK-based maker of connected streetlights, Telensa, reported that the Sunshine Coast Council of Australia has selected Telensa to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system, for a 24-month pilot project. The pilot project will create, demonstrate, and test a smart infrastructure in the Maroochydore City Centre development, and in …

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Australian Firm Orders Heliospecta’s LED Grow Lights for Cannabis Grow Rooms

Heliospectra, a Swedish-based maker of LED grow light technology reported a new order from an Australian manufacturer and pharmacology researcher. The Australian firm ordered Heliospectra’s fully adjustable ELIXIA LED lighting solution, and Heliospectra says the order is valued at about SEK 660,000 ($ 78,000). Heliospectra says that its fully adjustable …

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Deako Introduces Bluetooth Mesh-Enabled Smart Switches and Dimmers with Touch Panels

Deako has introduced a series of unique switch products for new home construction and renovation.The company’s new Smart Switch and Smart Dimmer employ the Bluetooth Mesh standard. Wes Nicol, with Deako COO explained, “It uses Bluetooth Mesh. Your phone communicates directly with the switches. Each switch repeats the signals to …

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