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Bluetooth and Bluetooth Mesh Compliment IoT
Numerous people have asked me about the Internet of Things. One question that I have gotten several times is something like, "The Internet of Things, that's like when your phone connects to your…
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Edward-Elmhurst Health Saves Big with LED Lighting Upgrade with Help of Fairbanks Energy Services

Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design, and build energy conservation firm, reported the conclusion of a series of energy efficiency upgrades for Edward-Elmhurst Health, which is among the largest integrated healthcare systems in Illinois. The project resulted in a dramatic reduction in electricity used for lighting. According to Fairbanks Energy…

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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E.Leclerc Langon Increases Sales with Location-Based Services from Zumtobel

E.Leclerc Langon a hypermarket in the French town of Langon has tested out the use of location-based services along with a customer loyalty app using technology from Austrian firm Zumtobel. As expected, the technology increased sales. The retailer E.Leclerc wanted to enhance fixed retail through digital transformation. Zumtobel Group Services…

TALQ Consortium to Introduce TALQ Version 2.0 Standard for Smart City Applications

The TALQ Consortium, which developed a global interface standard and certification system for managing outdoor lighting, announced that it will soon introduce TALQ version 2.0, an easy to integrate RESTful/JSON protocol. TALQ version 2.0 addresses numerous smart city applications. According to the consortium, the updated technical specification defines the new…

Philips Introduces LiFi-Enabled Luminaires; Proposes Name Change to Signify

Philips Lighting of the Netherlands is now offering Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology where high quality LED lighting delivers a broadband Internet connection through light waves. And in other Philips Lighting news with timing that is probably not coincidental, the company has announced its intention to change its name to…

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PowerSecure Announces New LED Light Sales Totaling $15 Million to Three Major Retailers

Wake Forest, North Carolina USA– PowerSecure International, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWR) today announced it has received orders for new LED lights totaling $15 million from three major retailers. The new orders are for PowerSecure’s EfficientLights LED lighting technology, and include each of its in-store product lines, including reach-in case lights, walk-in …

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LED Engin to Showcase First Halogen-like Dimming from a Single LED Emitter at Strategies in Light

LED Engin, Inc. of San Jose, California USA, will demonstrate the first single LED emitter capable of halogen-like dimming at Strategies in Light, Santa Clara, California, 7-9th February. Using a single emitter and a constant current source along with standard 0 -10V dimmers, the color temperature of the light will …

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Luminaires from Arquiled with LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors Illuminate Supermarkets in the Jerónimo Martins Group

The Jerónimo Martins Group is among the first European retail companies to equip its new stores entirely with LED lighting. According to Osram Opto Semiconductors whose Oslon LEDs power the fixtures produced by Portuguese lamp manufacturer, Arquiled, switching to LEDs at its stores will save the company 50 percent of …

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