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The Lighting Industry is STILL at a Turning Point
Lighting the Way to Smart Bluetooth Mesh Connectivity!
Low-Power Connectivity Essential to Bringing the Next Generation of Secure IoT Devices to Life
Buildings consume 70% of total electricity production in the US and account for 39% of CO2 emissions, according to the US Green Building Council, the figures are similar in other developed nations. While the most recent Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), highlights that 17% of all electricity consumed in US commercial buildings is for […]
The IoT-Ready Alliance Enables Future-Proof Buildings with its First Interface Specification
One year after its establishment, the IoT-Ready Alliance has released its first specification – The IoT-Ready Interface Specification V1.0. The landmark specification defines a socket that allows any type of Internet of Things (IoT) sensor or control module to connect seamlessly to a luminaire or other building system. While it may sound simple, this marks […]
“The Network is Everything Around Us!” – Lunera’s Lighting Shift
“Not too long ago, we went from believing that the computer is the computer, to understanding that the network is the computer. Today, Lunera is leading the next shift, one that has the potential to be even bigger: the network is everything around us,” said John Bruggeman, chief executive officer at Lunera. “Until now, no […]
Traditional Lighting Firms Seize The IoT Opportunity
Once upon a time light fixtures just illuminated spaces and then along came the internet of things (IoT). The IoT turns “things,” like lights, into connected things. As buildings became smart buildings, lighting found itself in the perfect position to act as a platform for a wide variety of IoT applications. The ceiling has long […]
Trusted Identities Are An Essential Part Of The Access Control Evolution, But Who Governs Privacy?
“It’s not about tracking or monitoring people, it’s about keeping the bad people out and preventing insider attacks with the right risk management,” says Serra Luck, HID Global’s VP End User and Consultant Business – Physical Access Control Solutions, on the issue of privacy in our increasingly connected built environment. While this may sound good […]
Could Bluetooth’s New Mesh Networking Trigger A New Wave Of IoT adoption In Smart Buildings?
What’s blue, meshed and could trigger a new wave of smart building technology adoption? This is no joke! Last week, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced that Bluetooth technology, the global standard for simple, secure wireless connectivity, now supports mesh networking. This seemingly simple development has the capacity to disrupt connectivity within the smart […]