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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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Diamond Jo Casino Saves Money with Cree Lighting

Iowa-based Diamond Jo Casino, a gambling establishment in the Port of Dubuque, recently installed LED lighting from Cree, Inc. The casino upgraded its existing lighting to Cree’s LRP-38™ LED spotlights throughout its 188,000 square foot entertainment facility. The facility includes the gaming floor, hallways, reception and meeting rooms. Diamond Jo …

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Robe & Anolis make impact at designblok11 in Prague

Anolis and Robe exhibited at the designblok11 in Prague, a dynamic high profile expo highlighting creative ideas and innovative concepts across all areas of the design world – from street furniture to fashion, interiors to theatre sets, architecture to furniture. The six day event was staged at the Futurama Office …

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Future Lighting Solutions to demonstrate remote phosphor downlight solution at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Montreal, Canada — Future Lighting Solutions has announced plans to unveil its newest lighting innovation, the Remote Phosphor Downlight Solution at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, October 27-30, 2011. Visitors to the Future Lighting Solutions booth, located at 1D-D32 in the Hall of Aurora, will learn about the latest …

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