Philips Lighting recently launched a new social impact analytics app designed to help cities and owners of sites to collect accurate feedback on the social and media impact of public lighting projects. Information from the app will help authorities to facilitate better engagement with citizens, improve strategies to boost tourism and enhance value for the local economy.
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.
A sculptural lighting design brings visual comfort and a compelling experience to the public spaces of this large office building. Integrated controls including media-driven processors, astronomical clocks, and project-wide dimming further reduce energy use and create kinetic lighting effects to enliven the occupants’ experience.
Craig DiLouie recently had the opportunity to interview Michael Deschamps, Product Marketing Manager, Philips Hue, Philips Lighting US. The topic: voice control for lighting.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Philips Lighting’s RoomFlex guest room lighting control system for hotels. Click to watch it now.
Philips Lighting has partnered with Vodafone IoT to provide customers with scalable M2M connectivity for connected lighting and beyond. Connected light points throughout the city can be monitored and controlled using Vodafone’s IoT connectivity and existing cellular network infrastructure.
Below is an interview between Craig DiLouie, LC and Manuel Oomen, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Philips Lighting, for an article about luminaire-integrated lighting controls written for tED Magazine. DiLouie: What types of luminaire-integrated controls are available for LED lighting? Oomen: For indoor lighting, integrated controls include presence detectors, (day)light sensors and receivers. For outdoor […]
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to the SiteWise area lighting management system by Philips Lighting.
In a feature article recently published in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP describes the basics of outdoor lighting control, energy code requirements and advanced options such as wireless networks, which can generate unprecedented opportunities for control and information. Check it out here.
The Lighting Control Innovation Award was created in 2011 as part of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Illumination Awards program, which recognizes professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. LCA is proud to sponsor the Lighting Control Innovation Award, which recognizes projects that exemplify the effective use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications. This month, we […]