IoT lighting controls

DLC Qualified Product List Now Features Self-Powered Easyfit LED Controls from EnOcean

The Design Lights Consortium Qualified Product List (QPL) now features the self-powered, wireless Easyfit LED controls from EnOcean, a pioneer in energy harvesting wireless technology. EnOcean says that its customers across the US pursue new installation and retrofit projects with a solution on the DLC qualified product list may qualify …

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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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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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WiZ Connected Bulbs and Luminaires Come to North America

WiZ E26 connected LED bulb

Another company has come out with connected LED bulbs with an app. WiZ Connected Lights has officially brought its connected LED bulbs to North America. These new bulbs are in direct competition with the more established Philips HUE system. Philips Lighting also released a new HUE start-up kits for White, …

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Power Integrations and Casambi Technologies Produce Reference Design for Smart Lighting

Power Integrations, a maker of LED-driver ICs based in San Jose, California, and Finnish firm Casambi Technologies OY announced a new reference design, DER-612 for smart lighting applications The design describes a constant-current (CC), constant-voltage (CV), 12-watt isolated flyback power supply featuring power factor correction. The design uses a 3.3 …

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