This month’s covered Lighting Control Innovation Award-winning project, part of the 2017 IES Illumination Awards, presents an innovative installation of lighting controls at The Speakeasy, an immersive theater installation on Broderick Street in San Francisco.
NEMA SSL7A-2015, Phase-Cut Dimming for Solid State Lighting, provides compatibility requirements when a phase-cut dimmer is combined with one or more dimmable light-emitting diode light engines. This standard works in conjunction with the NEMA Dimming Compatibility Program to help consumers easily find LED lamps and dimmers that are compatible.
This video by Audacy Wireless Lighting Control introduces the company’s advanced wireless control solution.
McWong International is partnering with Silvair, a leader in Bluetooth mesh networking technology, to infuse the PacWave Smart Sensor Control Platform with robust wireless connectivity.
Stacks+Joules recently focused on the Lighting Controls Association’s Education Express program, awarding certificates to seniors attending Madison Park Vocation School. Recognized were Cameron L., Janice W., Brian H., David M. and Miguel C.
With the release of ETC’s Unison Paradigm® system’s latest software, Paradigm 4.0, the system incorporates: energy monitoring options, including Demand Response; improved support for tunable white and color changing fixtures; extended support for Paradigm Inspire stations, including faders; and many software optimizations to make programming and customizing the system simpler.
OSRAM recently announced the launch of its OPTOTRONIC® intelligent programmable compact LED drivers designed to further enable penetration into the growing connected lighting market.
The second annual Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) indoor competition recently kicked off at The New School, Parsons School of Design in New York City, where a new set of connected lighting systems are being installed in classrooms.
A new exploratory study conducted in the Department of Energy’s Connected Lighting Test Bed investigates energy losses in Ethernet cables used between PoE switches and luminaires in PoE connected lighting systems.
Lutron’s Pekka Hakkarainen contributed an article to the February 2018 issue of ELECTROINDUSTRY, the NEMA magazine, in which he argues that specifiers should look beyond the lowest common denominator when it comes to lighting controls (energy code compliance) and instead look to realize their full value potential.