IoT Connected Lighting

Stack Lighting System Used in Circadian Study at Senior Facility; Company to Carve Out Niche in Lighting for Seniors

Numerous studies have proven the health benefits and consequences of lighting. For example, the spectrum of lighting is known to affect levels of melatonin. Bluish white light (like a sunrise) is known to increase melatonin suppression and help people awaken. On the other hand, reddish-white light (like a sunset) has …

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Philips Lighting Introduces Connected LED T8 Retrofit Lamps Using EasySmart Technology

Philips Lighting Smart LED T8 with EasySmart Technology

Philips Lighting launched a product that the company says simplifies the path to connection ready lighting. The new product is called the InstantFit LED T8 lamp with EasySmart technology. The new EasySmart T8 lamps expand Philips Lighting’s existing InstantFit LED platform. Philips asserts that the new T8 LED lamps are …

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Wadden Sea Centre Employs Wirelessly Connected LED Modules from Xicato

The Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stretches 500 km along the coasts of The Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. The site is a biologically rich, dynamic land and seascape that serves as a habitat animals including seals, birds, porpoises, dolphins, and crustaceans, many of them regionally endangered. The Wadden …

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AT&T Smart Cities and Dallas Innovation Alliance Launch IoT Living Lab Project

AT&T Smart Cities has launched the DIA Smart Cities Living Lab powered by AT&T (Living Lab) in the City of Dallas. The Living Lab is a multi-phased smart cities project. The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) is spearheading the project in collaboration with AT&T and other technology partners in the public and private …

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Ameland Uses Philips Lighting’s Connected Streetlights with Wildlife-Friendly ClearSky Technology

Philips Lighting-- Ameland wildlife friendly streetlight project image2

Philips Lighting announced a unique connected LED street lighting project. The lighting company will equip the island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, with energy efficient LED street lighting. The streetlights will use the company’s ClearSky technology. Philips Lighting designed the ClearSky spectrum distribution of the lights to be friendly to …

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Eaton Launches Two New Suspended Luminaire Families

Eaton Neo Ray Covera(top) and Converge(bottom)

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree City, Georgia USA, launched the Neo-Ray Covera™ and Converge™ architectural suspended product families. The new suspended luminaires feature the company’s next generation curved WaveStream™ LED technology. The two pendant families combine a modern, minimalist design and advanced optical performance with connected lighting capabilities. The two …

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Philips Lighting and Globus Test Effect of Lighting on Shopping

Globus supermarket--specially lit area for study

At the Globus supermarket in Saarbrücken, Sweden, Philips Lighting, and the store conducted a pilot research project examining the effect of colored LED lighting on customer sales. The study looked at the influence of different combinations of colored LED light on sales and customer behavior. According to Philips, the results …

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Zumtobel Teams with E.Leclerc on Retail IoT and Lighting Pilot Project

Zumtobel Group of Dornbirn, Austria, and E.Leclerc of Langon, France a hypermarket of the major France retail chain are joining forces on a pilot project to bring the “Internet of Light” to retail stores. The two companies plan to work with partners to validate innovative Internet of Things (IoT) use …

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Infineon and eluminocity Develop IoT Connected Streetlight

Infineon and eluminocity created an IoT connected streetlight.

Infineon of Neubiberg, Germany and eluminocity GmbH of Munich have teamed up to offer a secure, Internet of Things (IoT) connected streetlight. According to the companies, the smart streetlight offers a scalable sensor hub, data processing, and connectivity. While the streetlight leverages existing cellular infrastructure, it can also support the …

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