If you’re installing a lighting control system in 2018, you have to be concerned about cyber security. Why? Very simply – because many current lighting control systems are networked.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) now offers EE301: Wireless Lighting Controls, as a new course in its popular Education Express program.
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).
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 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.
Lutron’s Pekka Hakkarainen contributed an article to the February 2018 issue of ELECTROINDUSTRY, the NEMA magazine, in which he argues that specifiers should look beyond the lowest common denominator when it comes to lighting controls (energy code compliance) and instead look to realize their full value potential.
The National Lighting Bureau convened a panel of industry experts to talk about outdoor lighting being used to implement Internet of Things/Smart Cities solutions, part of the organization’s 2017 Annual Lighting Forum. Click to watch this informative discussion.