IoT/Smart Lighting

A STATE-OF-THE-TECH project in Belgium combining the expertise of Xicato, Legrand and Kreon uses Bluetooth mesh to give the occupants personalised control of the lighting.  Freed from traditional rigid wired and centralised controls systems, the Xicato Bluetooth Mesh controls system including Xicato’s intelligent drivers afforded the flexibility needed for Legrand’s Vantage system to create an environment for...
IoT/Smart Lighting

A 17-FLOOR office building in the United States has become the planet’s biggest Bluetooth mesh project for lighting control. The project consists of no fewer than 3,685 Bluetooth mesh McWong TruBlu lighting controllers installed in the light fittings.  The technology is designed to deliver networked lighting control with customised lighting, scheduling, and dimming capabilities, Using...
Hospitality/Leisure

DMX control is to be used to control the 4,500 luminaires at one of the largest pillarless ballrooms in the world. The Caesars Forum conference centre on the Las Vegas strip spans a mammoth 51,000 square metres (550,000 square feet) and features 28,000 square metres (300,000 square feet) of flexible meeting space.  As part of...
IoT/Smart Lighting

SIGNIFY and Honeywell, the global leader in connected buildings, have announced a strategic alliance to deploy integrated, smart lighting in commercial buildings.  Together, the companies say they aim to improve the occupant experience – focusing on productivity and wellbeing – and to reduce energy consumption.  The collaboration integrates Signify’s Interact connected lighting system and software, and its UV-C disinfection...
Lighting Controls

ONE OF the UK’s leading lighting manufacturers is calling on commercial building managers to future-proof their lighting systems in response to a major shift towards more flexible working models. Tamlite Lighting says that with a growing number of employees adopting a hybrid working style, office buildings will need to prepare for reduced occupancy levels and...
IoT/Smart Lighting

A new generation of keenly-priced high-functionality smart lamps is about to hit the European market and, it’s hoped, change the way people think about light bulbs forever.  Big brands including Signify, Ledvance and Aurora have all unveiled major ranges targeted at tech-savvy consumers who want full control of their lighting. Industry observers say the pricing...
Lighting Controls

AN ASSEMBLY and distribution centre for Yamaha Motors has seen its energy bill fall by a quarter thanks to sensor-rich Bluetooth mesh lighting control system. The facility, encompassing 16,000 square metres of rack and walkway storage, open assembly and packaging areas and administrative spaces, employs 46 people on a single shift schedule.  The company began...
Lighting Controls

AFTER JUST three years, the DALI-2 protocol has established itself as one of the most popular lighting control platforms on the market. Its pre-eminence was confirmed today as the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organisation for DALI lighting control, announced that its DALI-2 certification program has passed a major milestone with the...
IoT/Smart Lighting

Bluetooth® mesh is disrupting and revolutionising lighting control and pushing the boundaries of what the industry thought could be done with lighting – so to stay ahead it’s crucial to keep pace with this exciting and game-changing technology. Lux can help: We’ve partnered up with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group to bring you a series of...