Siemens Building Technologies Division recently announced it has acquired Enlighted Inc., a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of intelligent lighting systems. Both parties have agreed not to disclose financial details. Closing is expected in the third quarter of 2018. Enlighted will be managed as an independent legal entity and wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens Industry, Inc.
The IoT-Ready Alliance™ recently introduced its first specification, The IoT-Ready™ Interface Specification V1.0. The Specification defines a socket that allows any type of Internet of Things (IoT) sensor or control module to connect seamlessly to a luminaire or other building system.
Hubbell’s Summer Albergotti and Marissa Keisler contributed an article to Facilities.net, “Human-Centric Lighting for Schools, Hospitals, and Offices.” The article describes how color tuning enables lighting systems to better serve the needs of users and spaces.
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently released Atrius™ Solution Builder, an HTML5, browser-based Integrated Development Environment to help rapidly build visually-rich, interactive web-based graphical user interfaces, applications and dashboards. These user interfaces can be built for range of digital devices such as computers, mobile devices, tablets, touch screen displays, educational kiosks and digital signage.
Leviton has achieved recognition as the “Brand Used Most” in the lighting controls and switches category for BUILDER magazine’s 2018 Brand Use Study. In addition to receiving this acknowledgement 21 years in a row, Leviton has also placed first in the 2018 “Brand Familiarity” and “Brand Used in Past 2 Years” categories.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Wattstopper’s Humancentric Lighting solution.
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting controls at the General Motors Design Dome.
McWong International and Avi-on Labs, Inc., a developer of Bluetooth® lighting controls, announced the immediate commercial availability of the complete PacWave® wireless Smart Sensor Control product line on the Avi-on platform.
Lutron Electronics recently announced the launch of Enterprise Vue, a single data and management platform for multiple Lutron systems across corporate and university campuses, retail locations, or hospitality and restaurant spaces. Enterprise Vue gives facility managers real-time control of multiple buildings – whether they are all in one location or scattered around the world – by integrating data from Lutron’s Quantum and Vive systems.
“Coexistence,” “interchangeability,” and “standby power” are samples of some of the terms featured in Lighting Systems Terms and Definitions, a new publication by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.