Last week, Cree Inc., introduced their SmartCast Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology; an open platform that enables the Internet of Things (IoT) for buildings through improved lighting control. “Commercial lighting customers
Is Power-Line Communication (PLC) Technology a Viable Alternative to Wireless for Lighting Controls?
A recent visit to Arup’s exhibition “Lighting in the Urban Age” reveals an interesting collaboration between Arup, Echelon and Xicato; which uses PLC to control lighting and not wireless, a route others like Enlighted & Harva
With the announcement last week that Echelon has completed the sale of its Smart Grid Division, the company are now “All In” on the Industrial Internet of Things. This move to focus their efforts is in tune with others in Si
Memoori’s latest market research report - Smart Wireless Lighting Controls 2014 to 2018 - carefully analyzes both the demand and supply side considerations to arrive at a realistic assessment of market potential for the lighting
Echelon recently released findings from an online survey showing that that majority of planners intend to integrate lighting, HVAC and security systems into a common platform. This was hardly a surprising finding and nor was the st
In the last two months, first quarter figures for 2010 and 2009 year end from the smart grid manufacturers have been released and they show some interesting trends. Itron has delivered a strong 2009 performance increasing its reven