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 …

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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 …

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Fulham to Demonstrate Bluetooth Mesh-based Wireless Controls and PoE Technology for LED at Light + Building

At Light+Building, Fulham Co., Inc., plans to demonstrate new Bluetooth mesh-based wireless lighting control technology. The controller utilizes the Bluetooth mesh control stack from Silvair to implement two-way communication with smart light fixtures. Fulham will also demonstrate new Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED Linear Engine technology that combines DC power …

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Eaton Introduces Architectural LED Landscape Family

Power management company Eaton introduced the Lumière Lanterra Architectural LED Series, a line voltage family of landscape luminaires. The family of LED luminaires offers solutions for flood, accent, pathway, wall-mount, and sign lighting applications. The Lanterra series comes with several mounting options and features a variety of beam distributions and correlated …

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FLOS Architectural Spotlights Incorporate Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series LEDs

Seoul Semiconductor, reported that FLOS Architectural a Spanish branch of Italian specialty lighting firm FLOS Inc. utilizes its SunLike LEDs in its UT Spot and other spotlight products. Seoul claims that its SunLike LEDs emit light closest to the spectrum of natural sunlight. FLOS Architectural’s UT Spot, UT Pro(tracking power), …

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Lighting of Presidential Portrait Gallery in Smithsonian Controlled with Xicato GalaXi Bluetooth-based System

The Presidential Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian Institution is the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House. And the gallery’s mission like the National Portrait which houses it is to tell the American story through portraits of the individuals who have shaped it. In June 2017, …

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EarthTronics Introduces LED Color Changing Panels

EarthTronics -rendering of LED Color Changing Panels

EarthTronics of Muskegon, Michigan USA, launched the company’s new LED Color Changing Panels. The LED-based color changing panels offer a unique high-definition color tunable design that the company says can precisely adjust both the color temperature and the light level for educational, commercial, office, and retail lighting applications. The LED …

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Osram Introduces Wireless Site Lighting Control (WSLC) Module

Osram Wireless Site Lighting Control (WSLC) module

Osram reported that its newly launched Wireless Site Lighting Control (WSLC) Module, expands the company’s ENCELIUM® EXTEND Networked Light Management System capability to a building’s surroundings or site including pathways, private roadways, and parking lots. According to Osram, the ENCELIUM® EXTEND system can manage the interior and exterior site lighting …

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