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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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Toshiba Corporation : Toshiba completes the new light for the Louvre pyramid

The Louvre’s first LED exterior lightings start to glow from December 6 17 Nov, 2011 Paris, Tokyo-Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has completed the first stage of renewing external lighting at the Louvre, the world’s most popular art museum, and that the Pyramid, the three pyramidions and the Colbert …

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Future Lighting Solutions Collaborates with Humanlitech to Design LED Lighting for Korea’s Busan Cinema Center

Future Lighting Solutions announced the successful completion of a major lighting project in Korea with Humanlitech. The project was to design reliable, energy efficient lighting for the Busan Cinema Center, a landmark entertainment complex in Korea. The Busan Cinema Center is the exclusive venue for screenings and events for the …

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Trans-Lux Partners With Rochester Institute of Technology

Trans-Lux Corporation, a video display and LED lighting company, has forged a partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology. Trans-Lux says that the partnership’s objective is to support the university’s sustainability initiatives and advance student engagement. In addition to installing LED products on campus, Trans-Lux announced a fellowship program in which …

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