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DALI Alliance | Smart Lighting | Feb 28, 2024
DALI+ News to be Unveiled by DALI Alliance at Light + Building 2024
DALI+ News to be Unveiled by DALI Alliance at Light + Building 2024 The DALI Alliance, a leading authority in lighting technology standards, is set to make a significant announcement at the upcoming Light + Building Exhibition 2024 in Frankfurt. The unveiling of this new certification program related to DALI+ marks a pivotal moment in the advancement of Global standardization of wireless and IP based lighting controls. Read more »
Zhaga | Smart Lighting | Feb 20, 2024
Exploring Futureproof Lighting with Zhaga Consortium at Light+Building
Exploring Futureproof Lighting with Zhaga Consortium at Light+Building The Zhaga Consortium is excited to announce its participation at Light+Building, the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology, taking place from March 3 to 8, 2024, in Frankfurt. Zhaga invites all attendees to visit its booth in Hall 8, Stand C38 and to engage with Zhaga representatives and learn about the organization's initiatives to drive the future of lighting. Read more »
Bluetooth | Smart Lighting | Oct 31, 2023
Introducing Bluetooth NLC – A Milestone in the Interoperability Journey
Introducing Bluetooth NLC – A Milestone in the Interoperability Journey The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) recently announced its full-stack standard for wireless lighting control, Bluetooth Networked Lighting Control (NLC). Specifically designed to meet the scale, reliability, and security demands required in commercial settings, Bluetooth® NLC enables multi-vendor interoperable wireless lighting control systems and unlocks the potential for mass adoption of wireless lighting control. Read more »
Zhaga | Book 14 | Smart Lighting | Oct 31, 2023
Zhaga’s Book 14 Published as IEC Standard
Zhaga’s Book 14 Published as IEC Standard Zhaga, the global lighting-industry organisation, is proud to announce that Zhaga's Book 14 has been officially designated as IEC Standard 63356-1. The Zhaga Consortium actively collaborates with global and regional standards development organizations, as well as national lighting entities, to promote the widespread adoption of Zhaga specifications. The Zhaga Consortium has the purpose to enable new markets for connected and serviceable lighting through interoperability. Read more »
DALI | Zhaga | Smart Lighting | Oct 24, 2023
Technical Guide on Zhaga-D4i Control Devices Published
Technical Guide on Zhaga-D4i Control Devices Published The Zhaga Consortium and the DALI Alliance have jointly published a technical guide that describes the key considerations to achieve Zhaga-D4i certification of control devices. Zhaga-D4i, a joint certification program provided by the Zhaga Consortium and the DALI Alliance, is designed to ensure plug-and-play interoperability between certified luminaires and certified control devices. Read more »
Zhaga | Circular Economy | Smart Lighting | Oct 13, 2023
By Futureproofing Outdoor Lighting, Zhaga Promotes a Circular Economy
By Futureproofing Outdoor Lighting, Zhaga Promotes a Circular Economy A circular economy is an economic system that aims to limit the consumption of resources and materials and avoid landfilling waste. At Zhaga, the global lighting-industry consortium with the mission of standardising the interfaces of components of LED luminaires, we call this market framework ‘circularity lighting’. Read more »
DLC | Networked Lighting Controls | Smart Lighting | Sep 01, 2023
Future Proofing Energy Efficiency with Networked Lighting Controls
Future Proofing Energy Efficiency with Networked Lighting Controls The report titled "Economic Potential of Networked Lighting Controls in Commercial Buildings" is a comprehensive analysis conducted by NV5 for the DesignLights Consortium. It delves into the viability and impact of integrating networked lighting controls (NLCs) in commercial infrastructures. Focusing on two representative states, Connecticut and Arizona, the study aims to understand the economic implications and benefits of adopting NLCs in the modern commercial sector. Read more »
onsemi | Smart Lighting | Positioning System | Jun 28, 2023
onsemi Launches End-to-End Positioning System
onsemi Launches End-to-End Positioning System onsemi (Nasdaq: ON), a leader in intelligent power and sensing technologies, today launched an end-to-end positioning system that enables the simpler and faster development of more accurate, cost- and power-efficient asset tracking solutions. The system is based on onsemi’s RSL15 MCU, the industry’s lowest power Bluetooth® 5.2 MCU, and incorporates software algorithms and components provided by Unikie and CoreHW, resulting in a fully integrated solution with components that have been optimized to work together. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Cybersecurity | Jun 27, 2023
New Cybersecurity Standard Added to NLC5 Requirements
New Cybersecurity Standard Added to NLC5 Requirements The DLC is pleased to announce that the NLC5 Technical Requirements now recognizes the CSA/ANSI T200 “Evaluation of software development and cybersecurity programs” standard as a method of compliance for the cybersecurity requirement. Read more »
Smart Lighting | DALI Alliance | Jun 27, 2023
DALI Alliance Database Exceeds 5,000 Products
DALI Alliance Database Exceeds 5,000 Products The product database on the DALI Alliance website now contains more than 5,000 products from DALI Alliance members around the globe. The product database provides a public listing of all products that have successfully completed the DALI-2 certification program (including all D4i certified products), as well as all DALI version-1 registered products. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Indoor Location | AI | Jun 15, 2023
Actility, Abeeway, and Combain Unite for AI-Powered Indoor Location Solutions Revolution
Actility, Abeeway, and Combain Unite for AI-Powered Indoor Location Solutions Revolution Combain, Actility and Abeeway, are thrilled to announce their strategic collaboration, marking a new era of AI-powered indoor location solutions. This groundbreaking partnership brings together the expertise of three industry leaders in IoT connectivity, geolocation services, and advanced positioning technology to revolutionize indoor navigation. Read more »
SimplyLEDs | Mesh Network | Smart Lighting | May 30, 2023
Autonomous Mesh Network System For Lighting
Autonomous Mesh Network System For Lighting SimplyLEDs, a U.S. manufacturer of premier LED luminaires in Boise, ID, since 2010, releases SensaBLE 2.0, a next gen mesh network control system for lighting that virtually eliminates downtime and crushes kWh savings goals. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Smart City | May 11, 2023
TALQ Consortium Released Version 2.5.0 of the Smart City Protocol
TALQ Consortium Released Version 2.5.0 of the Smart City Protocol The TALQ Consortium has published version 2.5.0 of the protocol. The continuous evolution of the protocol guarantees the adaptation of the interface standard to changing market needs. Version 2.5.0 introduces a new Lighting Asset Management profile, which addresses a long-standing demand from cities to be able to manage and track their street lighting assets more effectively. The latest TALQ protocol (both data model and API definitions) is available publicly and free-of-charge on GitHub. Read more »
Tridonic | Matter | DALI | Smart Lighting | Apr 14, 2023
Tridonic Launches First Matter-compatible Products for Lighting Controls
Tridonic Launches First Matter-compatible Products for Lighting Controls What if you could control all your Smart Home or Smart Office devices such as floor lamps, Smart TVs and electronic door locks from a single app, either Apple or Google? A new connectivity protocol has brought us an important step closer to this vision. It’s called Matter. Tridonic can now offer its customers the first Matter-compatible products. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Inventronics | Apr 05, 2023
Inventronics Acquires OSRAM Digital Systems
Inventronics Acquires OSRAM Digital Systems Inventronics, a global leader in reliable and innovative LED driver products, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of the relevant Digital Systems business in Europe and Asia from ams OSRAM, a global leader in optical solutions. This acquisition demonstrates Inventronics' commitment to providing exceptional technology and value to its global customer base while leading the transformation to cost-effective, intelligent, connected lighting. Read more »
Smart Lighting | LiFi | Feb 28, 2023
LiFi Module Ready for Integration
LiFi Module Ready for Integration The global leader in LiFi technology, pureLiFi launched their latest Light Antenna Module at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The cutting-edge wireless communications antenna is the first of its kind, smaller than a US dime and ready to enable LiFi in connected devices and smartphones at scale. The module will be compliant with the upcoming IEEE 802.11bb Light Communication standard which is in its final stages of ratification. Read more »
Zhaga | Book 7 | IEC Standard | Smart Lighting | Feb 03, 2023
Zhaga Book 7 Available as IEC Standard
Zhaga Book 7 Available as IEC Standard The Zhaga Book 7 on linear and square LED modules has been published as IEC standard 63356-2. It is the first Zhaga industry specification that is available as IEC standard. Further Zhaga Books, such as 10, 12, 14, 18 and 20 have already been transferred to IEC and are in various stages of the adoption process. Read more »
MetroSpecs | FlexRad | Featured | Smart Lighting | Feb 01, 2023
FlexRad® Saves Labor and Cost for Volumetric LED Fixtures
FlexRad® Saves Labor and Cost for Volumetric LED Fixtures MetroSpec Technology® has delivered generations of improvements in light sources for manufacturers of architectural and aesthetic commercial LED light fixtures. The FlexRad® technology base has been used in millions of fixtures to reduce costs and simplify designs across the industry. Read more »
Lumary | Smart Lighting | Jan 16, 2023
Lumary Launches the World's First Smart RGBAI Recessed Light
Lumary Launches the World's First Smart RGBAI Recessed Light Lumary, a leading smart living solution and intelligent home product provider, debuted the Lumary Smart RGBAI Recessed Light with Gradient Auxiliary Night Light, the world's first up-and-down recessed light developed with RGBAI technology. With the launch, the company hopes to introduce a new era of ambient lighting and smart living. Read more »
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