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Smart Lighting | Toggled | Intelligent Building | Oct 27, 2021

Toggled Unveils Next Generation Intelligent Building Technology

Toggled Unveils Next Generation Intelligent Building Technology Toggled, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) focused on intelligent building management solutions, today announced two new products that will allow businesses to substantially reduce energy costs and improve facility operations: Toggled iQ Area Lighting Controller and Toggled iQ Plug Load Controller. Both items are included within the Toggled iQ portfolio on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Networked Lighting Controls (NLC) qualified products list (QPL). Read more »

DALI-2 | DALI Alliance | Emergency Lighting | Smart Lighting | Sep 28, 2021

DALI-2 Emergency Lighting Control Strengthens Interoperability for Safety-critical Applications

DALI-2 Emergency Lighting Control Strengthens Interoperability for Safety-critical Applications The DALI Alliance has extended its highly successful DALI-2 certification program to include control gear for self-contained emergency lighting. Focused on device interoperability, DALI-2 certification is built on open, international standards. Read more »

Zhaga | Smart Lighting | Sep 27, 2021

How Zhaga addresses Sustainability and the Circular Economy

How Zhaga addresses Sustainability and the Circular Economy The Zhaga Consortium has published the White Paper “How Zhaga addresses Sustainability and the Circular Economy”. The publication points out that durable, repairable, and upgradeable LED luminaires are key elements to sustainable lighting. It explains that Zhaga is developing and standardizing interface specifications for components of serviceable luminaires, to help facilitate a new market framework called “Circularity Lighting”. Read more »

Smart Lighting | DALI | Awards | Sep 15, 2021

DALI Lighting Awards 2021 Open for Entries

DALI Lighting Awards 2021 Open for Entries The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, announces the call for entries for the DALI Lighting Awards 2021. Read more »

Smart Lighting | Jul 27, 2021

Signify Joins HomeGrid Forum to Transform Wireless Communications Through LiFi

Signify Joins HomeGrid Forum to Transform Wireless Communications Through LiFi HomeGrid Forum has today announced that Signify, (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has joined the organization to expand the innovation and deployment of G.hn technology for Light Fidelity (LiFi) applications. Read more »

Smart Lighting | VLC | On Semiconductor | Jun 30, 2021

LED Driver Solutions from ON Semiconductor Add Intelligence to Connected Lighting

LED Driver Solutions from ON Semiconductor Add Intelligence to Connected Lighting ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has announced two new devices designed to enhance the performance of connected lighting systems. The NCL31000 and NCL31001 LED drivers allow manufacturers to develop LED luminaires with light-based positioning technology and visible light communication. By adding data intelligence and accurate positioning (up to 30 cm), these solutions will revolutionize lighting in a variety of spaces including supermarkets, warehouses, hospitals, and airports. Read more »

Smart Lighting | Zhaga | D4i | Tridonic | Jun 21, 2021

First Zhaga-D4i Controller Earns Certification

First Zhaga-D4i Controller Earns Certification The world’s first Zhaga-D4i RF Node, which allows control and monitoring of public lighting, has been certified by the Zhaga Consortium and the DALI Alliance. This Tridonic controller enables Zhaga-D4i certified luminaries to connect with IoT/Smart City platforms for intelligent use cases and energy savings. Read more »

Smart Lighting | LpS Digital | EnOcean | Jun 14, 2021

Lecture: Smart Lighting in Times of Covid

Lecture:  Smart Lighting in Times of Covid Smart lighting systems have the potential to close the gap between lighting control and building data analytics. Data – such as space occupancy – that was previously used only to control the lighting itself, is now available for additional services. The agility of wireless smart lighting systems removes previous restrictions for re-configuration and re-purposing to new, unexpected, and therefore unplanned use cases. Read more »

Philips Hue | App | Smart Lighting | Jun 09, 2021

Signify Launches New Philips Hue App

Signify Launches New Philips Hue App Signify is further enhancing the user experience of millions of Philips Hue users around the globe as it launches the fourth generation of the Philips Hue app. Rebuilt from the ground up, the all-new Philips Hue app has been designed as the foundation for the future of smart lighting. New technologies improve app performance both in overall function and in communication with your smart lighting system, while also delivering an intuitive and enhanced user experience. Read more »

NFC | Osram | Infineon | Smart Lighting | Jun 01, 2021

Extended Flexibility in LED Luminaires Configuration with NFC Programming

Extended Flexibility in LED Luminaires Configuration with NFC Programming Reduced complexity together with increased functionality and efficiency are dominating the agenda of all lighting manufacturers. In this regard, Osram and Infineon Technologies AG now join forces to enable Near Field Communication (NFC) programming for the industry. Osram’s new OPTOTRONIC ® FIT product family features Infineon’s NLM0011 and NLM0010 dual-mode NFC wireless configuration integrated circuits (ICs) with pulse width modulation (PWM). Read more »

CSA | Matter | Connectivity Standards Alliance | Smart Lighting | May 19, 2021

The Connectivity Standards Alliance Unveils Matter, Formerly Known as Project CHIP

The Connectivity Standards Alliance Unveils Matter, Formerly Known as Project CHIP The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), formerly known as the Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced Matter – the interoperable, secure connectivity standard for the future of the smart home. Read more »

Matter | CSA | IoT | Smart Lighting | Signify | May 19, 2021

Smart Home Connectivity with Industry-unified Technology Matter IoT

Smart Home Connectivity with Industry-unified Technology Matter IoT Signify announces WiZ as one of the first smart lighting players of which all new products will be Matter-upgradable. Matter, a new open-source industry-unifying technology that enables smart home devices to interact seamlessly, was announced by the Connectivity Standards Alliance on May 11. WiZ’s Matter-upgradable new products will hit the shelves from September 2021. Read more »

DALI+ | DALI Alliance | Smart Lighting | May 05, 2021

DALI+ Delivers DALI Lighting Control with Wireless and IP-based Networking

DALI+ Delivers DALI Lighting Control with Wireless and IP-based Networking  The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has launched DALI+, a new brand that denotes DALI over wireless and IP-based networks. Read more »

Smart Lighting | Zhaga | Book 18 | Controls | Apr 27, 2021

Zhaga’s Book 18 Ed. 3.0 Approved

Zhaga’s Book 18 Ed. 3.0 Approved Zhaga Steering Committee has approved the 3rd edition of the popular Book 18 specification for outdoor luminaires. The new edition allows for architectures combining an ANSI C136.41 dimming receptacle with a Zhaga receptacle next to the architectures already specified in Ed. 2.0. Additionally, Zhaga-D4i certification of hybrid luminaires as well as control devices with an ANSI interface have become available. Read more »

Smart Lighting | DALI Alliance | Wireless | Gateway | Apr 15, 2021

DALI Alliance Issues Specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways

DALI Alliance Issues Specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has published specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways that define how DALI lighting products can be incorporated into two widely-used, non-DALI wireless ecosystems, namely Bluetooth mesh and Zigbee. Read more »

FEATURED

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München LED manufacturer NICHIA, a specialist in highly efficient lighting, Human Centric Lighting and the imitation of natural light, will participate in the Munich Lichtwoche 2021 from 5 to 12 November with a light installation, two presentations and a discussion on the topic of UV-C. The light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime, November 3, 2021

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime,  November 3, 2021 The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar ... Read more »

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