Craig DiLouie recently had the opportunity to interview Michael Deschamps, Product Marketing Manager, Philips Hue, Philips Lighting US. The topic: voice control for lighting.
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 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 […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced that its smart dimmers, occupancy sensors and battery-powered shades will become standard offerings in the world’s first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED homes from Lennar, one of the nation’s largest builders. These homes will include Lutron Caséta Wireless dimmers and Maestro occupancy sensors as standard, with the option to add more devices after move-in. […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced its Lutron Connect Bridge and App now supports Apple HomeKit technology. The alliance gives homeowners even greater flexibility by allowing them to control their Lutron lighting and shade systems remotely using the Apple Home app, voice-directed Siri® and third-party HomeKit apps on their iPhone® or iPad®. Lutron RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2015 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces OSRAM SYLVANIA’s LIGHTIFY smart connected lighting platform. Click here to learn more.
Leviton recently announced its new LED Ceiling Occupancy Sensor, expanding its line of Ceiling Lampholders for closets and closed spaces. The device automatically senses movement to turn lights ON and features LED lighting, the increasingly preferred alternative to incandescent lamps. The LED Ceiling Occupancy Sensor is ideal for use in closets as well as basements, […]
Leviton recently unveiled its new Decora Digital Controls with Bluetooth technology. These powerful lighting controls provide the ability to dim and time lighting without the need of a hub, gateway or internet connection. Users simply pair the device with the Leviton Decora Digital Dimmer & Timer App and use on-screen menu options to control lights […]
OSRAM’s LIGHTIFY delivers connecting lighting controllable via existing mobile devices and a free, simple app. The OSRAM LIGHTIFY lighting system begins with a cable-free Gateway that can be plugged into a standard wall outlet anywhere in a home or business, and wirelessly syncs with the existing WiFi network. The Gateway connects to LIGHTIFY devices (up […]
Lighting for Tomorrow is a design competition that challenges manufacturers to meet consumer expectations by improving the design of their products and technologies, while achieving new heights of energy efficiency. At the same time, sponsors want to increase market acceptance and awareness of emerging opportunities in energy efficient lighting. Entries for 2013 featured indoor and […]