Digital signage aims to drive fan engagement and return on investment in venues

In modern sports arenas, large screen, outdoor LED digital signage is said to be playing a crucial role in attracting corporate sponsorship. In the days of printed banners, communications and advertising were static.

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Smart dynamic LED street lights turn on in St. Gallen

The City of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has kicked-off a Smart Lighting project which is expected to save up to 65% of power thanks to the implementation of energy-efficient LED luminaires and an advanced remote control system.

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New Zealand’s Whakatane District Council selects Telensa for its 2,500 smart street lighting project

Telensa, the provider in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has been selected by Whakatane District Council to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system. The project, part of a New Zealand Transport Agency programme to convert existing road lighting to LED,

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Linear LED controllers from Diodes Incorporated deliver efficiency and accuracy

Diodes Incorporated, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality, application-specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, announced the AL5814, AL5817, AL5815 and AL5816 linear LED controllers.

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Navigant Research report shows global Revenue for Lighting as a Service is expected to reach $2.6 bn by 2026

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for lighting as a service (LaaS) solutions in commercial buildings, providing market forecasts for revenue through 2026, as well as details on related services and the competitive landscape.

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The iDevices® Instinct™ embeds Amazon Alexa into the walls of homes

iDevices, the pre-eminent brand in the connected home industry, is integrating voice service capabilities directly into the walls of any room. When a standard light switch is replaced with the Instinct, homeowners gain the functionality of a smart light switch, standalone voice assistant, ambient light sensor and motion detector — all in one product.

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Silver Spring Networks to build network canopy for future smart city applications

Today at the IES street & area lighting conference, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. announced that Acuity Brands, Inc., through its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., is a new technology and channel partner. Acuity Brands’ field sales organisation will deliver Silver Spring’s technology for smart street lights and smart city services

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India to see world’s largest IoT network

HPE and Tata Communications in India are about to roll out the world’s largest IoT network connecting 2,000 communities and 4 million people. This comes after successful trials in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai which aimed to improve the lives of millions by creating better water quality and public safety systems.

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Xeleum announces Intelligent LED Parking Garage Fixture

Xeleum Lighting announced the introduction of its Phaeton Parking Garage fixture, a high efficiency outdoor/indoor IP65 wet location rated LED luminaire that features fully integrated wireless lighting controls, including occupancy sensing and true daylight harvesting, in a 14-inch square fixture that sets a new standard in uniform illumination and low glare photometrics.

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Foobot launches smart indoor air quality monitor to lift productivity in the workplace

Airboxlab announced that its connected indoor air quality monitor, Foobot, is now available in the UK. Foobot is the brainchild of CEO, Jacques Touillon, who wanted to help his eldest child in his fight against asthma and after looking without success for a device to fight this invisible enemy

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Zumtobel Group Services reveals potential £6bn energy savings that UK Retail could be making

A new research report called Bright Future from lighting solutions expert Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), has identified billions of pounds in savings that UK retailers could be making from digital transformation of their lighting systems through to 2025.

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The value of LEDs in the Internet of Things

The adoption of LED technology has grown significantly in the last decade, driven by lower prices of lights and potential energy savings. By 2020, it is estimated that 6 out of 10 lightbulbs will be LED.

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Co-founder Andreas Schneider appointed new CEO of EnOcean

Co-founder Andreas Schneider has been appointed CEO of EnOcean, and takes full responsibility for the executive management of EnOcean with the goal of further strengthening the company’s position as the supplier of self-powered solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Schréder signs smart city partnership with Panasonic

Schréder, a global provider of LED lighting solutions, has announced a partnership with international electronics corporation Panasonic to co-develop solutions that will accelerate the transformation into smart cities.

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EnOcean adds 2.4 GHz BLE modules to its product portfolio

EnOcean, the developer of energy-harvesting wireless technology, announced its first energy-harvesting wireless modules for 2.4 GHz BLE systems. The new modules complement the existing EnOcean wireless technology on the sub 1 GHz band and ZigBee wireless products on the 2.4 GHz frequency band.

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Cloudian, Dentsu and QCT claim first smart data-driven advertising model in Japan

Cloudian, Inc, said to be the only fully S3-compatible object storage provider and a provider of software-defined smart data storage, has launched a targeted roadside advertising project for digital signage using big data and deep learning in Tokyo, Japan.

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