A new application for voice-control personal assistants is control of home systems such as lighting, shades, thermostats, A/V, security, and other smart devices. A typical solution includes a virtual assistant device (phone or speaker), Wi-Fi connection, downloadable smart device app, and a compatible lighting or home automation system. This article by Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP describes typical solutions, how they work, and their benefits.
Leviton’s award-winning Decora Smart™ product line has received more awards and recognitions than any other Leviton automation product. With the latest honor from the Architectural Products Product Innovation Awards, Decora Smart lighting controls have now been ranked at the top of fourteen product lists in 2017 by various publications, societies and editorial rankings.
Leviton’s Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology 1000W Universal LED/Incandescent Dimmer received a 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow award in the category of Connected Lighting. Click to learn more about this product.
Leviton recently announced expanded features including IFTTT (if this, then that) integration for Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. Decora Smart with Wi-Fi light switches, dimmers, and plug-in modules provide time-based schedules, free remote control from anywhere, and optional integrated voice control with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The customizable solution now includes new […]
Leviton recently announced the recognition of William W. Marshall, the company’s senior vice president of marketing and sales, with the Edison Report’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which is presented annually to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the lighting industry over their career. The honor was announced at LIGHTFAIR 2017 and cited Marshall’s innovation in […]
Leviton recently announced the expanded capabilities of the new Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. The recently introduced product family is now a partner of the Works with Google Assistant program, offering a smart, hubless lighting control solution as part of a robust home automation experience. Existing and future Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology […]
Leviton recently announced its acquisition of Birchwood Lighting, a southern California-based designer and manufacturer of specification-grade luminaires with expertise in linear lighting. Birchwood Lighting will be the latest addition to Leviton’s newly consolidated Leviton Lighting Business Unit, adding to JCC, ConTech Lighting and Intense Lighting. With this acquisition, Leviton continues its expansion and strategic growth […]
Leviton recently announced the release of the Decora Smart™ product offering with support for Apple HomeKit, allowing for customizable lighting control using an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch or Siri. This new family of products features three devices including 600 Watt and 1000 Watt in-wall dimmers, as well as a 15 Amp switch with […]
Leviton recently announced it has consolidated its recent lighting acquisitions into one new Leviton Lighting Business Unit, positioning the company to deliver the broadest portfolio of innovative, high-performance and sustainable lighting solutions and fixtures in the industry. This reorganization strategically aligns Leviton’s recent acquisitions of JCC, Contech Lighting and Intense Lighting under one leadership team. […]
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer an advance look at a selection of new products that will be displayed by members at LIGHTFAIR International May 9-11, 2017 in Philadelphia. While some can be seen here, many more await at member booths, so be sure to visit! ACUITY BRANDS nLight ECLYPSE nLight ECLYPSE extends […]