Iot Lighting Sensors

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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Berkeley Lab Demonstrates Use of TLEDs and Automated Shades to Save Electricity

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) reports that it was able to use a combination of LED lighting and automated shades, on one floor of a high-rise office building in New York City to reduce lighting energy consumption by almost 80 percent in some areas. …

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