IoT–Connected Lighting APIs

Eaton Expands WaveLinx Commercial Smart Lighting System

Peachtree City, Georigia-based power management company Eaton, announced the expansion of its WaveLinx Wireless Connected Lighting System. The company says that its has broadened the application of its WaveLinx system from individual buildings to include networks of multiple buildings. With the company’s Lighting Xpert Insight software, WaveLinx connects with other …

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Cree Expands SmartCast Intelligence Platform; Collaborates with Synapse Wireless

Durham, North Carolina-based LED lighting firm Cree, Inc. reports that it is expanding its SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ to include connected wireless capabilities for smart building solutions. Such smart building solutions can provide building automation and control network (BACnet) connectivity, advanced lighting controls, and building analytics. In addition, Cree announced a …

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Lunera Introduces Smart Lighting Platform with No Hardware or Firmware Licensing Fees

Santa Clara, California-based Lunera reported that lighting producer Technical Consumer Products Inc. (TCP) is the first lighting maker to incorporate Lunera’s Smart Lighting Platform into their products. Lunera’s smart lighting platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) includes an open and secure, cloud-based IoT software platform and a royalty-free Smart Module …

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Philips Lighting Expands Interact Platform to All IoT Applications Using Lighting as a Backbone; Launches New Connected Lighting Systems

Previously, Philips Lighting launched Interact as an office IoT platform. (Ref. Coverage). Now the company has apparently expanded the Interact platform to include all IoT applications. The platform supports the Philips Lighting’s plan to deliver new data-enabled services as value extends from lighting products and systems to services. The company …

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Lighting of Presidential Portrait Gallery in Smithsonian Controlled with Xicato GalaXi Bluetooth-based System

The Presidential Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian Institution is the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House. And the gallery’s mission like the National Portrait which houses it is to tell the American story through portraits of the individuals who have shaped it. In June 2017, …

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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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