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.
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.
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.
Cambridge Sound Management, a provider of sound masking technology and Lutron Electronics recently announced a partnership that enables sound masking systems to activate automatically based on room occupancy. The partnership was created to help customers keep conversations in their conference rooms, huddle rooms, lobbies, or medical offices private and secure.
Focal Point, LLC and Legrand North America are collaborating to deliver smarter lighting solutions for commercial spaces. Integrating Legrand’s Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) system into a broad range of Focal Point luminaires as part of its Connected Solutions program allows for easy, code-compliant lighting right out of the box.
Lutron Electronics has signed an agreement to acquire Ketra. Founded in 2009 in Austin, Texas, Ketra offers lighting and control solutions that deliver high-quality, customizable light in residential and commercial environments.
Eaton recently announced the launch of Halo Home®, a Bluetooth® mesh, smart lighting system that allows homeowners to automate and control one light or a host of lighting products throughout the home using a smart mobile device. A home can have more than 100 lighting products, and homeowners are turning to connected lighting products for better functionality, security and safety, as well as lifestyle enrichment and wellness.
Leviton recently announced its latest integration with the Nest Learning Thermostat™, Nest Cam™ and Nest Protect™ through the Works with Nest program. Through this alignment, Leviton Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology and Nest devices can now be utilized together to automate lights and connected loads throughout the home.
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. has introduced an online resource portal for end-users looking for assistance with a lighting upgrade. The web page offers both a database of local “ESCO Select” energy teams and support tools to help end-users find cost saving solutions for their next project.