OSRAM Digital Systems recently announced its ENCELIUM® EXTEND Networked Light Management System was recognized by the judges of the annual Sapphire Awards program sponsored by LEDs Magazine. OSRAM was honored in the category of smart and connected SSL systems.
Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced an expanded partnership with NexGen Lighting Solutions to deliver commercial digital lighting control solutions across a broader network footprint.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) recently announced a new direction-finding feature that holds the potential to significantly enhance the performance of Bluetooth location services solutions.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI C136.2-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Dielectric Withstand and Electrical Transient Immunity Requirements.
While interviewed at LuxLive, a European lighting event, Wilhelm Nehring, CEO at Osram Digital, predicted adoption of Internet-connected lighting will take off in 2019.
At the National Lighting Bureau’s 7th Annual Lighting Forum, a panel of experts discussed the development of the Internet of Things and its potential impacts on lighting.
Demand Response commands from public utilities are written into many of today’s energy codes, like California’s Title 24 and ASHRAE 90.1. The new ERDRI from Echoflex Solutions (an ETC Company) allows systems to comply with these requirements.
Leviton recently announced development of the new Decora Voice Dimmer with Alexa built-in. This all new Wi-Fi lighting control device combines full-range dimming and 3-way capability with embedded voice control via Alexa, which works with the My Leviton app and Decora Smart Wi-Fi devices to create a whole-home lighting control system. The Decora Voice Dimmer is expected to be available mid-2019.
The AIA’s semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, a survey of the nation’s leading construction forecasters, is projecting 4.4% growth in nonresidential construction spending in 2019 and 2.4% in 2020. This article by Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP reviews the forecast and leading construction industry economic indicators.
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting controls at the Willa S. Cather Dining Complex in Lincoln, NE.