Janaury 2017

Guest Blogs


Big Will not be Bad, but it Will be Necessary in IoT

David L. Bay, LC
OSRAM Americas


“Intelligent energy is all about managing energy more efficiently than ever before. Demand for energy keeps growing worldwide, and the use of it must become more sustainable. At the same time there is a growing need for an expansion and modernization of the existing energy infrastructure. This will require a systematic optimization of the energy system, and today’s power grids will gradually transform into interactive, transparent and environment-friendly smart grids, often interconnecting regions, countries or even continents.” 


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  Sponsored Announcement

ConnectedCitiesUSAConnected Cities USA Program Released

The conference program for Connected Cities USA has been announced. Led by industry leading organizations such as Argonne National Labs, Cisco, Commonwealth Edison, Libelium, Ingenu, Phillips Lighting and many more, these educational sessions will teach attendees the strategies and technologies to bring smart cities to fruition. View the Program


Conference Sessions Include:

  • Creating an Intelligent Foundation for Smart Cities - Cisco

  • Array of Things: A Sensor-Based Fitness Tracker For Cities - Argonne National Lab

  • Developing New Smart City Projects - Commonwealth Edison

  • Building Smarter, Safer Cities with the IoT - ON Semiconductor

  • Real Solutions for IoT and Smart Cities - Libelium

  • Empowering Smart Cities Through Network Outsourcing - Ingenu

  • Rethinking the Path to Gaining Insight When Smart City Data Gets Too Big - InfoBright

  • The Benefits of Industry Standards from Smart Lighting to Smart Cities - TALQ Consortium

  • Harnessing Connected Lighting to Empower Smarter Cities - Phillips Lighting

  • Smart Green Buildings - CCJM Engineering

  • Smart Cities: Is Your City Ready? - Digi International

  • A Case Study of Location Aware Device Data Analysis and its Impact on Smart Cities and the IoT - ESI Group

  New Products

Acclaim Lighting Introduces High Power, AL Graze AC LED Fixture

Acclaim Lighting has introduced AL Graze AC, a high output, low-profile, AC powered fixture for outdoor and indoor linear grazing applications. <read more>


Chroma-Q Color One 100X PAR Provides new Heights of Performance

Chroma-Q  has announced the UK launch of their LED PAR, the Color One 100X. With nearly 60 percent more output than its predecessor and one of the brightest fixtures in this category, it enables users to reach new heights of performance. <read more>


Eaton’s New Halo Surface Mount LED Downlight Combines High Performance with a Modern Look

Eaton has launched the Halo Surface Mount light-emitting diode (LED) Downlight (SMD), an ultra-low profile, surface-mounting luminaire featuring modern and elegant stylings with exceptional value. <read more>


Legrand Expands Wattstopper Line of 0-10V Dimming Wall Switch Occupancy Sensors for LED Lighting Applications

Legrand, North America introduced the Wattstopper DW-311 Dual Technology 0-10V Dimming Wall Switch Occupancy Sensor. This specification grade solution provides building and energy code compliant occupancy and 0-10V dimming control for LED lighting applications, and it was recently accepted into the prestigious 2016 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report. <read more>


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  Industry News

Soraa Brings Sophistication to Elite Fitness Club

Soraa’s LED lamps have been installed at the Gravity Club, a premium, invitation-only fitness club in the heart of Singapore’s central business district. Gravity Club owners Fitness First, which is one of the largest fitness brands in the world and the largest in Southeast Asia, worked with Illuminate Lighting Design to create an atmosphere where lighting helps define the club’s sophisticated brand and style, and enhance the members’ experience. <read more>


Detroit Installs Cree LEDs to Save 50 Percent on Energy

With 40 percent of its street lights rendered broken, Detroit selected Cree to install 32,000 LED street lights throughout the city as part of its three-year, $185-million street lighting overhaul – an effort critical to the city’s revitalization, as evidenced by the Public Lighting Authority award recently presented to Cree for their integral role in the lighting project’s success. <read more>


Smart Vision Lights Partners with Leading APAC Distributor

Smart Vision Lights, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, is pleased to announce a major development in its growth expansion plans. <read more>


Eaton Joins NextGen Home Experience, Providing LED Solutions for US DOE’s “Zero Energy Ready Home” Program

Power management company Eaton has joined with the NextGen Home Experience to inspire builders to build the homes of the future today. The 2017 NextGen First to the Future online television series will feature and promote the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home program. <read more>


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Event Listings

InterLumi Panama

InterLumi Panama, the global lighting trade show organized by America Expo Group, will be held at ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama from 29 June to 1 July, 2017. Serving the Latin American & the Caribbean countries, InterLumi Panama is positioned to be an effective tool to stimulate the development of the region’s lighting industry as well as provide a gateway for exhibitors to tap into this emerging market.


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