Lutron Electronics was one of only six winners of the coveted 2015 Product Sprint Award from the National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD), announced at the organization’s annual conference in Denver. The company took top honors in the Best Control category for its Maestro 0-10V Dimmer Sensor, which uses smart, adaptive settings in a […]
Archives for October 2015
Typical automatic lighting control applications involve an input device, such as a photosensor, interacting with a power controller, such as a switch. In some cases, these components may be integrated into the same device, as in the case of a wall-box occupancy sensor. In other cases, the components are installed separately, as in the case […]
The Lighting Controls Innovation Award was created in 2011 as part of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Illumination Awards program, which recognizes professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. LCA is proud to sponsor the Lighting Controls Innovation Award, which recognizes projects that exemplify the effective application of lighting controls in nonresidential spaces. This month, we […]
Recently published in EC&M Magazine: According to research from the ABB Group, the following segments made up the home automation market last year in North America. Lighting, a leading product category for the electrical industry, pulled in 23% of that total. This trend reiterates the importance of lighting and control opportunities in this growing automation […]
WattStopper® has launched a suite of Digital Lighting Management (DLM) luminaire-integrated control products providing engineers, contractors and building owners a simple, flexible and scalable way to incorporate individual fixture control into open office environments. Leveraging WattStopper’s DLM technology platform, the solution can be easily configured to meet the latest code and building requirements and changes, […]
Cities and their emergency responders will soon have a new way to deploy gunshot detection technology and be able to respond to incidents and react faster to protect their residents. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between GE Lighting and SST, Inc., developer of the ShotSpotter™ crime detection and location suite, lays ground to embedding sophisticated […]
Hubbell Building Automation has introduced the new IFC In-Fixture Controller. The IFC device offers stand-alone lighting control with unified motion and daylight sensing. The unified sensor head includes a PIR (passive infrared) occupancy sensor and daylight sensor. The controller also includes a built-in standard time clock. The complete unit provides on/off and 0-10V dimming control–in […]
GE has announced plans to enter the cloud services market with Predix Cloud. This platform-as-a-service (PaaS) will capture and analyze the unique volume, velocity and variety of machine data within a highly secure, industrial-strength cloud environment. The Industrial Internet is generating data twice as quickly as any other sector. With investment in infrastructure expected to […]
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Interesting article about lighting controls and the Internet of Things in this article by ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING.