LED Lighting Controls

U.S. DOE Releases Report About Power Reporting Capabilities of Commercially Available PoE Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the first portion of a study examining the power reporting capabilities of marketed power over ethernet connected lighting systems. Power Over Ethernet (PoE) refers to systems which use a single Ethernet cable to both bring low-voltage DC power and enable network communication. …

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Tridonic and EON Reality to Demo Augmented Reality Lighting and IoT Interface

Tridonic of Dornbirn, Austria, a supplier of integral lighting solutions and EON Reality Inc., a virtual reality company, have partnered. Together the companies have developed an Augmented Reality control and provisioning interface for Tridonic’s IoT-enabled industrial lighting solution, net4more. Tridonic will demonstrate the augmented reality application at CeBIT as part of …

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DOE Publishes Gateway Demonstration Evaluating the Long Term Benefits of Indoor LED Lighting Installations

The U.S. Department of Energy published a Gateway field demonstration of the long-term performance LED lights used in particular applications. The study evaluated four LED lighting installations. In addition to wanting LED lighting for improved energy efficiency, some of the installations were motivated by other potential benefits including improved lighting …

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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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OVO Wroclaw Uses Philips Lighting and Controls

Philips Lighting has completed the dynamic LED lighting for the apartment and hotel complex known as OVO Wrocław located in Wrocław, Poland. Gottesman-Szmelcman Architecture designed the uniquely modern building that opened in August 2016 and worked with Philips on the LED lighting solution. The building uses 8,500 luminaries, 6,750 remote …

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Cree Selected for Comprehensive McLaren Healthcare System Lighting Upgrade

Durham, North Carolina-based Cree, Inc. reported that Michigan-based integrated healthcare network McLaren Health Care (McLaren) chose Cree LED Lighting and Cree SmartCast® Technology to improve both interior and exterior lighting at 11 hospitals. Connected LED lighting with control and monitoring is a natural fit for healthcare facilities, many of which …

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Universal Lighting Technologies Adds Diversa Sensor Line

Universal Lighting Technologies -- Diversa ceiling mounted sensor

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. of Nashville, Tennessee, a member of the Panasonic Group, has added the Diversa® sensor line to its lighting control solutions. The Diversa line includes Power Packs, Switch Mount Sensors, Ceiling Mount Sensors, and Corner Wall Mount Sensors. Diversa options include PIR sensing products and dual technology. …

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Echelon Deploys IoT Connected, White-Tunable Streetlights in White Bear Lake

Echelon -- Connected Color Tuning street lighting system at Railroad Park in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation of Santa Clara, California is currently deploying the first- of-its-kind, so-called “white tunable” connected street lighting in White Bear Lake, a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota. Echelon is working with design firm Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. on the deployment. In addition to controlling the …

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American Airlines Center Installs Cree Lighting System in Garages

Cree IG Series luminaires illuminate Lexus Garage of American Airlines Center

The high-pressure sodium light fixtures were a maintenance nightmare in two garages of the American Airlines Center near downtown Dallas, according to the center’s master electrician Leroy Juel. Juel was given the go-ahead to upgrade the lighting in the two garages and a loading dock area. One garage is located …

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