IoT Connected Lighting

MaxLite Introduces QuadroMax Plus Series of Outdoor Area Luminaires

MaxLite of West Caldwell, New Jersey USA, has launched the QuadroMAX Plus, a premium outdoor area LED light fixture. The QuadroMax Plus Series replaces metal halide fixtures from 150 to 750 watts and meets the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Premium 4.2 specifications, and, therefore, qualifies for the highest level of utility …

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Xicato Makes XIS Wireless Nodes Commercially Available

Xicato Intelligent Sensor (XIS) node

San Jose-based Xicato announced the immediate availability of Xicato Intelligent Sensors (XIS). XIS is a family of compact wireless nodes that transmit sensor data over the Xicato GalaXi™ Bluetooth network. Applications for this sensor data include lighting, environmental management, and other potential IoT uses. XIS comes in several battery-powered or …

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LiFi Does Not Decrease Money Saving and Green Benefits of LED Lighting, According to University of Edinburgh Researchers (Corrected Headline)

Research done at the University of Edinburgh with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), found that LED lighting could help provide wireless communications without changing the quality of light. A team of researchers led by Dr. Wasiu Popoola concluded that communicating digital data via LEDs while …

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Philips Launches SlimBlend LED Lights for Replacing Fluorescents in Offices

Philips Lighting has introduced the SlimBlend LED lights that take the place of fluorescent ceiling lighting. The company says that the luminaires meet the demand for lighting designs that blend with the ceiling architecture. At the same time, the new LED lights consume less electricity and last much longer, thereby …

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DOE Publishes Latest Updates to SSL R&D Plan

The DOE published these updates in the form of two documents, 2017 Suggested Research Topics and Supplement to 2017 Suggested Research Topics. The second document offers context and background for the first, including information drawn from economic, market, and technical studies. The suggested priority topics are not guaranteed issues addressed …

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Acuity Brands Partners With Silver Spring Networks on Intelligent Photocontrol for Street Lighting and Smart City Solutions

Acuity Brands, Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia USA, announced that its Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. subsidiary selected Silver Spring Networks, Inc. as a technology and channel partner for its smart street light and smart city solutions. Acuity Brands has developed and intends to market its DTL® DSN intelligent photocontrol. Silver …

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