Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced that Gozio Health, a healthcare technology company specializing in mobile wayfinding, has joined the Atrius™ Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. Gozio Health will be expanding its mobile platform to include Atrius™ indoor positioning solutions (IPS), leveraging the Atrius™ Navigator Software Development Kit (SDK).
Archives for March 2018
Lutron Electronics recently announced the launch of a 0.1% architectural downlight driver with EcoSystem digital control, an expansion of its Hi-Lume Premier line. This new driver provides smooth, continuous dimming down to 0.1% of full output power, and transitions gracefully between off and on, with Soft-on, Fade-to-Black.
Legrand, North & Central America recently announced that the Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM®) System is now qualified as an Interior system in the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Product List (QPL), an important distinction as DLC certification is a requirement for many utility rebate programs.
For input devices and luminaire controllers to interact in many applications, a signal pathway is needed. This may be wiring or, more recently, wireless, with control signals sent through the air. This approach eliminates the need for control wiring, resulting in significant benefits, particularly in existing buildings. Using wireless communication, control devices can communicate as discrete devices or as part of networked systems. Click to read this article by Steve Mesh, LC and Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP.
This month’s covered Lighting Control Innovation Award-winning project, part of the 2017 IES Illumination Awards, presents an innovative installation of lighting controls at The Speakeasy, an immersive theater installation on Broderick Street in San Francisco.
NEMA SSL7A-2015, Phase-Cut Dimming for Solid State Lighting, provides compatibility requirements when a phase-cut dimmer is combined with one or more dimmable light-emitting diode light engines. This standard works in conjunction with the NEMA Dimming Compatibility Program to help consumers easily find LED lamps and dimmers that are compatible.
This video by Audacy Wireless Lighting Control introduces the company’s advanced wireless control solution.
McWong International is partnering with Silvair, a leader in Bluetooth mesh networking technology, to infuse the PacWave Smart Sensor Control Platform with robust wireless connectivity.
Stacks+Joules recently focused on the Lighting Controls Association’s Education Express program, awarding certificates to seniors attending Madison Park Vocation School. Recognized were Cameron L., Janice W., Brian H., David M. and Miguel C.
With the release of ETC’s Unison Paradigm® system’s latest software, Paradigm 4.0, the system incorporates: energy monitoring options, including Demand Response; improved support for tunable white and color changing fixtures; extended support for Paradigm Inspire stations, including faders; and many software optimizations to make programming and customizing the system simpler.