Iot Lighting Sensors

GE Selling Intelligent Environments Business, Current to Private Equity Firm

GE reported a proposed deal to sell its intelligent environments business, Current, powered by GE, to American Industrial Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Current, powered by GE, a three-year-old startup, recently began introducing industrial LED lighting with the company’s environmental sensing technology embedded. Current’s latest product release, for …

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Current by GE Launches New LED Replacement for 1000W HID Lamps; Introduces Two New Lighting Controls

Current, powered by GE unveiled a new LED replacement lamp designed to replace 1000W high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. The product, which fits existing HID lamp fixtures, boasts 60 percent less electricity consumption than the HID lamp it replaces. Current points out that with a majority of U.S. industrial facilities still …

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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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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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University Hospital in Poitiers, France Uses Human-Centric Lighting with LED Modules and Drivers from Tridonic

The newly-installed lighting installation at the university hospital in Poitiers, France supports the health and well being of cancer patients at the hospital in a special room that employs human-centric lighting. The 1900-bed university hospital of Poitiers serves as the central healthcare provider for the entire Vienne region of France. …

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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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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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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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