IoT Connected Lighting

Guadalajara, Spain Gets Philips Connected LED Streetlights with CityTouch System

As part of a renovation of Guadalajara’s public lighting, Philips Lighting has installed 12,000 Philips LED connected street lights. Philips CityTouch street lighting management software manages the streetlights. Energy services provider Ferrovial Services completed the project. Philips points out that its CityTouch system allows Guadalajara City Council to precisely monitor, …

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Philips YellowDot Technology for Indoor Positioning Wins At Lux Awards

Philips Lighting OEM UK reported one win and one highly commended component at the Lux Awards 2017. The annual Lux Awards celebrate both creativity and sustainability in lighting. Philips Lighting’s YellowDot Technology won the Connected Lighting Innovation of the Year Award. The award was presented in front of 800 senior …

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IEEE Establishes 802.11 Light Communications Study Group

IEEE, a technical professional organization committed to advancing technology, and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA), have established the IEEE 802.11 Light Communications Study Group. The new study group intends to directly engage with manufacturers, operators and end users in helping build a consensus to create a Project Authorization Request (PAR) …

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Philips Lighting Launches Connected Lighting System, InterAct Office and Begins Offering Lighting as a Service

Philips Lighting has launched the company’s next-generation wireless connected lighting system in the UK and US called InterAct Office. The company claims that the system helps businesses cut building energy usage and that it can intelligently analyze office operations. Furthermore, the company says that the connected lighting system gives businesses …

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Philips CityTouch used in Cardiff as Company’s 1000th CityTouch Project

Philips Lighting reported that the company has delivered its 1,000th project employing its Philips CityTouch streetlight management system. Just five years after Philips Lighting launched its CityTouch streetlight management system, the company has supplied the products for its 1000th project. The system can work with street lighting from Philips and …

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Lunera IoT Strategy Focuses on End-Device Capability with Reduced Need for Communication with Cloud

Like many other LED lighting makers, Lunera has chosen to delve into the IoT Lighting market. However, unlike other IoT Lighting product makers, Lunera has introduced several IoT related products and technologies all at once in what one industry observer described as a bold leap into the IoT market. Lunera …

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DOE Examines Interoperability of Connected Lighting System Application Programming Interfaces(APIs)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reported the completion of the first study in a series about connected lighting system (CLS) interoperability. The primary goal of the series of studies is to examine and document the state of CLS interoperability at this early stage, with its multiple vendors, technologies, and business models. Currently, application …

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FraunHofer HHI Demos Li-Fi in Stuttgart Classroom

Fraunhofer HHI has been working with the Hegel-Gymnasium in Stuttgart, Germany, to upgrade a classroom with special LED lighting. Unlike the lighting in most classrooms, the lighting for this project will be able to communicate technology using visible light communication (VLC). The lights now power an optical WLAN environment using …

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LocusLabs Partners with Acuity For Indoor Location Services

Acuity Brands, Inc. reported that LocusLabs, Inc. has joined the Atrius™ Internet of Things (IoT) partner program. LocusLabs intends to enable its location-as-a-service platform to use the Atrius IoT platform’s location-based services (LBS) and indoor positioning services (IPS). LocusMaps, the LocusLabs indoor mapping and navigation application, powers navigation apps in …

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