Internet of Things

Simon and Acuity Launch Parking Data Pilot Project

Simon property group reported that it is conducting a pilot program in conjunction with Acuity Brands that will use sensor data from outdoor LED lighting systems to monitor parking lot vehicle counts and occupancy data. Property management company, Simon, intends to use the data to help efficiently manage traffic and …

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Avid Solutions Selects Cree SmartCast System

Avid Solutions, an international automation firm, selected the Cree SmartCast® system illuminating its newest U.S. office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. According to Cree, the SmartCast system provides up to 70 percent in energy savings and deliver better light quality. Avid Solutions says that the superior light quality is critical to …

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Current, powered by GE Poised to Grab Chunks of Intelligent Lighting and Infrastructure Market

GE, the corporate giant, does not do things in a small way. GE’s leap into the intelligent lighting market is no exception. Just four month ago GE formed the Current powered by GE startup that integrates GE’s LED, Solar, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicle businesses with GE’s software platform, Predix. …

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Echelon Debuts Central Management System

Echelon Corporation of Santa Clara, California USA, announced the launch of its new LumInsight Central Management System (CMS). Echelon is a control and networking company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The Lumisight Central Management system can provide enterprise-wide support for commissioning, monitoring and controlling lighting retrofits and new …

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Philips and Cisco to Partner in Offering Connected LED Lighting through the IoT

Philips of the Netherlands and IT network company Cisco announced a global alliance that intends to increase energy savings, building efficiency, and employee productivity through connected LED lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT). The alliance combines Philips’ LED-based connected lighting system with Cisco’s IT networks.nCisco networks can connect light …

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Digital Lumens Launches LightRules Mobile App for Apple Mobile Devices; Android Support to Follow

Digital Lumens of Boston Massachusetts USA, introduced LightRules® Mobile, an app that allows control and management of lighting settings from an Apple mobile device or tablet. The company says that LightRules Mobile works with the iPhone, iPad and iTouch running iOS8 or later. Digital Lumens intends to soon offer support …

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Digital Lumens Debuts Software-Driven Automated Life-Safety Testing and Reporting System for Industrial Lighting Fixtures

Digital Lumens of Boston, Massachusetts USA, unveiled a software-driven automated life-safety testing and reporting system for its industrial lighting fixtures with emergency lighting capabilities. According to Digital Lumens, the LightRules Emergency Management Solution streamlines testing and reporting. The solution provides NFPA-101-compliant light levels in the event of an emergency. It …

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