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.
Agostino Renna, President & CEO of GE Lighting for Europe, The Middle East and Africa, recently authored an interesting series of blog posts, “More Than Light,” in which he describes the potential for intelligent cities and the role of lighting in these schemes. He notes: “For me, the most important thing to consider when discussing […]
Municipalities can benefit from reduced energy and more efficient management of street lights through GE’s new LightGrid™ Outdoor Wireless Control System. With the technology of GE Lighting’s central management software, the LightGrid Outdoor Wireless Control System can report energy usage and other operational data of street lights to a central database. A Web-based interface linked […]
When LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer, an RIA custodian and an independent consultant to retirement plans, began envisioning a new zero net energy (ZNE) office building, it set four strategies to drive the project—energy efficiency, health and wellness of employees, connectivity and flexibility. Architects had a vision for a 13-floor, 415,000-square-foot office tower […]
Visible light communication (VLC) is a wireless method that uses light emitted by LEDs to deliver networked, mobile, high-speed communication similar to Wi-Fi, leading to the term Li-Fi. It can be used as standalone solution or in a supplementary role to radio-frequency (RF) or cellular network communication. The basis of the technology, conceived by Professor […]
The GE Monitor™ Stand-Alone Controller turns on at dusk, dims at your predetermined time to your preset amount, returns to full brightness at 5 a.m. and turns off at dawn. The controller attaches with a turn-and-lock receptacle that is fully compatible with current photocells. No additional components or expense required. Features and Benefits * Dimming […]
This video introduces the building industry to GE’s Aware line of occupancy and photosensors.