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LCA TV: LumaWatt Pro Wireless Lighting Control by Eaton

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Eaton's LumaWatt Pro Wireless Connected Lighting Control System, powered by Enlighted.
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Lutron Electronics Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Human Centric Lighting

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:00am
The concept of “human centric lighting” is about creating more comfortable and productive work environments for people, and may also make for healthier bottom lines, according to an invitation-only roundtable of experts at the “Human Centric Lighting Roundtable” organized by Lutron Electronics.
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Leviton Lighting Expands with Smart Intellect™ Brand

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:00am
Leviton Lighting now offers its customers the ability to wirelessly control next generation lighting with the addition of its smart Intellect™ brand. Intellect is Leviton Lighting’s fifth brand to join its growing global portfolio along with its other existing brands Birchwood, ConTech, Intense, and JCC. Intellect is offered as a Controls Platform to support Leviton Lighting’s growing smart-ware and Internet of Things (IOT) functionality via the Leviton Cloud.
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Illuminating Engineering Society Accepting Submissions for 2019 Illumination Awards

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:00am
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Illuminations Awards program via the Illumination Awards portal, including the prestigious Lighting Control Innovation Award, sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association.
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Legrand Acquires Kenall

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:00am
Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA) recently announced that it has acquired Kenall, a manufacturer of specification-grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.
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Current by GE Releases Two Lighting Control Products

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 12:00am
Current by GE recently announced two lighting controls products that are now commercially available.
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American Industrial Partners to Acquire Current, powered by GE

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 12:00am
GE recently announced it has signed a proposed agreement to sell its Current, powered by GE business to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm that focuses on buying, improving and growing industrial businesses. The proposed transaction is expected to close in early 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.
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Synapse Publishes Guidance on Daylight Harvesting

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 12:00am
Synapse recently published an online article providing guidance on how to implement daylight harvesting control strategies.
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Smart Home Consumer Study Finds Positive Lighting Sentiment

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 12:00am
A study covered in the 2018 Consumer Electronics Guide revealed positively trending sentiments toward smart home technology, with lighting and security being the most discussed topics.
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Controlling Emergency Lighting

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 12:00am
The LED revolution produced many luminaires with built-in switching and dimming. This facilitated a trend of using the same luminaires for both general and emergency lighting, powered by battery, backup generator, or UPS. This eliminates emergency units but creates a control challenge. The dual-function luminaires must be controllable for energy management and visual needs, while overriding these inputs to power to full brightness during a power failure.
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LCA TV: DLM Touchscreen by Wattstopper

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 12:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Wattstopper's DLM touchscreen lighting control product.
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Automotive Retailer Exterior Controls Project Wins 2018 IES Lighting Control Innovation Award

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 12:00am
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of exterior lighting controls at an automotive retailer in Wisconsin. Design by Faith Technologies. Lighting by LSI Industries, lighting controls by Synapse Wireless.
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Steve Mesh on Control Protocols

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00am
Steve Mesh writes, "According to Wikipedia, a communication protocol is a 'system of rules that allow two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quantity.' That’s a mouthful! What does that mean in terms of networked lighting control (NLC) systems?"
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Lutron’s Michael Smith on Residential Smart Lighting

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Michael Smith, Vice President of Sales, Lutron Electronics, for an article about residential smart lighting.
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Eaton Introduces LumenSafe Video Monitoring

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:00am
Eaton recently released the LumenSafe Integrated Network Security Camera system, which enables cities, municipalities, public facilities and businesses to integrate connected video technology onto the company's LED outdoor luminaires.
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Signify’s Interact Pro Unlocks IoT-Connected Lighting

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00am
Signify recently announced Interact Pro, the latest addition to its Interact IoT-ready portfolio, a multi-tasking, smart lighting system and software developed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
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NLB TV: Control Protocols

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:00am
In a recent panel at seventh annual NLB Lighting Forum experts talked about wired and wireless control system protocols.
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How Integrated Sensors in Luminaires are Changing Commercial Real Estate

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00am
Luminaires are becoming smart nodes on powerful data networks. How is this happening and what are the benefits of a sensor-rich network?
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Legrand and Lumileds Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Tunable White LED Lighting

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:00am
Legrand, North & Central America and Lumileds recently announced a partnership agreement that will bring to market a simple to integrate and easy-to-install plug and play solution that delivers high quality tunable-white light.
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Kevin Willmorth on the IoT and Lighting Control Integration

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:00am
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become the talk of technologists everywhere, on every product level imaginable. Lighting is no exception. Understanding why this is such an energetic field requires thinking beyond conventional control and connectivity models. The integration of smart features opens the door to intelligent utilization of data and energy that cannot be achieved using closed, localized technologies that cannot be accessed beyond their limited utilitarian functionality.
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