GE recently announced plans to engineer intelligent, color-changing LED lighting compatible with Apple’s HomeKit during GE’s Connected Future event, unveiling LED-enabled Intelligent Environments capabilities for cities, buildings and homes. Embedded with GE Align™ technology, GE’s HomeKit-enabled LED bulb takes smart home technology a step further, giving consumers the ability to automate lighting according to the […]
Leviton recently launched the company’s first mobile applications (apps): Leviton 2 Go, the Leviton Library, the Leviton Title 24 and Leviton’s Captain Code® NEC®. The free apps from Leviton serve as a major digital stride for the company and were developed with the primary goal of reaching customers in a more efficient and interactive manner. […]
The Hubbell Building Automation website receives well over a million visits each year by specifiers, engineers, architects and end users looking for solutions to their various lighting control needs. To better serve visitors, the HBA site has undergone a major renovation. Check it out here.
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership with Sensity Systems, a pioneer in light sensory networks. Acuity Brands and Sensity plan to create a joint solution that further transforms energy-efficient LED lighting into a smart, connected platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As a Sensity NetSense Partner, Acuity Brands further expands its […]
On April 29, 2015, Konstantinos Papamichael of the the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) will present a webinar on advanced lighting controls, sponsored by Philips. Click here to learn more and register.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical products to assist member companies with business decisions. The Program Manager – Lighting Systems Standards manages the standards development process for several technologies in the Lighting Systems sector. The program manager works with member companies to […]
Lutron Electronics has made the sad announcement that Joel Spira, the company’s Chairman, Founder, and Director of Research, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Starting from a Riverside Drive ping pong table in New York City, Joel and his wife Ruth founded a company that now sells lighting controls, motorized shades and temperature controls […]
Effective 2015, Jes Munk Hansen is heading OSRAM’s Classic Lamps & Ballasts (CLB) business unit, taking on this assignment alongside his duties as CEO of the Region Americas. The business unit Classic Lamps & Ballasts is a leader in commercial and residential lighting offering a wide portfolio of products ranging from halogen and fluorescent to […]
Daintree Networks, a provider of open wireless smart building solutions for enterprise control and energy management, recently announced its affiliate partnership with UC Davis’ California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) with the goal of advancing lighting controls. Daintree and CLTC will collaborate on efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of networked lighting controls. The widespread […]
Leaders and influencers from GE Lighting, Quirky, The Home Depot® and CNET joined together Friday for a panel discussion on the future of smart home technology and how the “Internet of Things” is changing the face of the home industry. GE Lighting President & CEO Maryrose Sylvester and GE General Manager, North America Consumer Lighting […]