Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently had the opportunity to interview James Benson, GM Global Marketing – Current, powered by GE, Intelligent Cities for an article about smart cities for Electrical Contractor Magazine. DiLouie: What is the concept of the smart city? What are the basic capabilities and benefits? Benson: A smart city is a place […]
Current, powered by GE has announced the acquisition of Australian technology start-up, Daintree Networks, an enterprise Industrial Internet provider of building controls solutions for commercial facilities. This acquisition will enable Current to expand its building automation platform and its energy-as-a-service offering to small- and medium-size facilities across the globe through the deployment of Daintree’s open, […]
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GE and The City of San Diego have launched a pilot program to turn street lights into intelligent, connected devices. “Imagine if your street light could do more than just provide light… if it could identify hazards in the roadway and deploy city crews… if it could help sense an entire environment and create the […]
Cities and their emergency responders will soon have a new way to deploy gunshot detection technology and be able to respond to incidents and react faster to protect their residents. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between GE Lighting and SST, Inc., developer of the ShotSpotter™ crime detection and location suite, lays ground to embedding sophisticated […]
GE has announced plans to enter the cloud services market with Predix Cloud. This platform-as-a-service (PaaS) will capture and analyze the unique volume, velocity and variety of machine data within a highly secure, industrial-strength cloud environment. The Industrial Internet is generating data twice as quickly as any other sector. With investment in infrastructure expected to […]
As part of its commitment to reduce energy consumption, the City of Oceanside recently installed more than 7,700 GE LED roadway fixtures equipped with a GPS-enabled controls system. Expected to drive energy and maintenance savings of approximately $600,000 annually, the installation of GE LED fixtures with LightGrid™ controls continues to position the city as a […]
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 […]
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 […]
This video shows how GE Lighting is communicating with shoppers’ smart devices through the next generation of LED lighting fixtures, enabling retailers to provide exciting new location-based services.