daintree networks acquired by current

Melbourne based lighting controls startup Daintree Networks was acquired by Current (GE) for supposedly $77m (USD). More background from an Australian media outlet (note the figures must be in Australian currency): GE has bought Melbourne-founded building automation startup Daintree Networks for more than $100 million, one of the biggest private sales of an Australian technology business this decade. Started by Bill Wood and other former Hewlett-Packard engineers in Melbourne in 2003, Daintree’s wireless system for controlling lighting and air-conditioning, Controlscope, is already used in 1000 small-to-medium sized commercial buildings in the US.  Following the purchase by GE, Daintree’s team – … Continue reading daintree networks acquired by current

500 posts!

This post marks my 500th on Lucept!  After six years, thanks to everyone who keeps checking in on this blog! I use Lucept as my personal R+D research notebook for advanced lighting.  But rather than keeping it private, I’ve found it very useful to keep online and open to all to share.  I certainly don’t run a media empire, but I see from the stats that in an average month I get about 1,500 visitors and 5,000 page views.  Who would have thought that there were so many lighting nerds out there??? Continue reading 500 posts!