Internet of Things

Current Acquires Daintree Networks

Current, powered by GE, reported the acquisition of Daintree Networks. Daintree Networks (Daintree) provides building control solutions for commercial facilities. Current plans to use the acquisition to expand its building automation platform and its energy-as-a-service offering to small- and medium-size facilities. Current intends to implement this platform expansion through the …

Read More

Energy Focus Launches Connected LED Lighting Products

Energy Focus, Inc. of Solon, Ohio USA, announced its development of “Network-Ready,” dimmable LED lighting products, including dimmable tubular LED lamps (“TLEDs”).  The TLEDs operate in direct-wire mode (without a ballast) and dual-mode (with or without a ballast). Other network-ready products include an integrated, dimmable emergency backup TLED and a …

Read More

mindShift Selects Cree SmartCast PoE System

Cree reports that mindShift, a leading IT outsourcing and cloud services provider, selected Cree’s SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED lighting integrated with a Cisco network. The PoE LED lighting system will be for the build-out of its cloud mounting services facility in Long Island, New York. According to Cree, …

Read More

Osram CLM Makes Standard Luminaires Smart

Osram Sylvania announced the Osram Connected Lighting Module (CLM) to enable “out-of-the-box” wireless lighting controllable fixtures.  The UL-listed Osram CLM is a low voltage, plenum rated device. The CLM requires 12V DC power to operate, and it controls LED fixtures light levels via standard 0-10V control using commands from the …

Read More

Osram Offers Free API to Make Lightify Apps

Osram reports that it is now freely offering an open application programming interface (REST API) for programmers to create apps that work with the company’s Lightify lighting control platform. Osram’s Lightify Home system enables smartphones or tablet-based control of home lighting that allows adjustment of color, color temperature and brightness to …

Read More

Lunera Introduces Control and Monitoring Platform

Lunera® Lighting, Inc., based in Santa Clara, California USA, announced a new lighting and control technology platform called SensAble Technology™. Lunera’s new platform integrates IR daylight sensors, advanced Doppler radar occupancy sensors, Zigbee wireless connectivity, and power usage monitoring into Lunera’s next generation commercial Helen Lamp PL, Helen Lamp Linear T8, …

Read More