IoT Connected Lighting

Fulham to Bring EnOcean EasyFit Switches to BlueTooth Mesh Lighting Controls

Fulham Co., Inc. and EnOcean Plan to bring EnOcean’s self-powered, wireless Easyfit switches to Fulham’s new Bluetooth mesh lighting control ecosystem. Fulham, based in Hawthorne California USA, a supplier of lighting components and electronics, and EnOcean, a developer of energy harvesting wireless technology, announced the new initiative to bring certain …

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ams Launches Family of Proximity and Ambient Light Sensors

ams of Premstaetten, Austria, a supplier of sensor solutions, introduced a new family of proximity and ambient light sensors. The sensors boast high sensitivity, low-power consumption, and ams tout’s the device’s small package size. According to the company, these features are demanded for display and LED brightness control in consumer …

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Blackbaud Inc. Headquarters Gets LED Lighting and IoT System from Current by GE

Blackbaud Inc. a cloud software company powering social good, welcomed employees to its new 172,000 square foot world headquarters. The Blackbaud world headquarters brings together 1,400 Charleston-based employees. The company incubates emerging nonprofits and teaches students to code at a camp that the company runs. As the global technology firm …

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Fraunhofer HHI, evopro, and BMW, Complete LiFi Demonstration at BMW Plant

Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut successfully completed an industrial demonstration of LiFi communication at a BMW plant in Munich. After the completion of the BMBF-funded project OWICELLS, the project presented a demonstration of Li-Fi communication with a mobile robot in a 5x5m² manufacturing cell that performs customary operations of welding, folding and inspecting parts. …

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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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