LED-based Communications

Osram Concludes Partnership with beaconsmind AG on Einstone Solution

Osram reports that it has concluded its collaboration and partnership with beaconsmind AG, the first iBeacon full-service provider based in Switzerland. iBeacon gives in-store retailers and fashion brands an immediate end-to-end solution for integrating location-based services (LBS). beaconsmind AG will present the Einstone solution portfolio using Osram LED lighting at …

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Current Powered by GE and Qualcomm Partner to Bring, Lighting and IoT Services to Qualcomm’s Smart Campus in San Diego

The Qualcomm Smart Campus in San Diego is adding digital sensing technology from Current, powered by GE. GE and Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies, announced that Current’s sensors, microservices, and intelligent LED infrastructure would help deliver more energy efficiency and operational savings for Qualcomm’s Smart Campus. At …

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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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Acuity Brands, Inc. Acquires IP and Certain Assets of ByteLight, Inc.

Acuity Brands, Inc. reported that it has acquired certain assets, including the patent portfolio and all other intellectual property rights, of ByteLight, Inc. for cash. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ByteLight, Inc.  offers indoor location software for LED lighting which employs blinking LED lights to act as a …

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Royal Philips Demonstrates Smart LED Luminaire that Acts as a Location Beacon in Retail Stores

Royal Philips is piloting an intelligent lighting system that can use LED lighting that employs a smartphone app to pinpoint someone’s location in a retail store. Each LED luminaire acts as a location beacon to transmit the location of that particular luminaire in that particular store. This allows a smartphone …

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