Posts Tagged: internet of things

networked lighting control from the 1970’s: epcot center

I’m unimpressed by the current hype-bubble surrounding IoT (Internet of Things) as applied to lighting systems.  Anyone who has specified lighting controls, or has crossed over from the theatrical world, knows that all of the super-hyped technologies have existed for

networked lighting control from the 1970’s: epcot center

I’m unimpressed by the current hype-bubble surrounding IoT (Internet of Things) as applied to lighting systems.  Anyone who has specified lighting controls, or has crossed over from the theatrical world, knows that all of the super-hyped technologies have existed for

the disruption to come:  finding the next opple lighting

In the past two decades, the lighting industry has undergone two major technology-driven disruptions:  The introduction of LEDs and the introduction of digital, IP-based networking. Their impact has been profound:  LED’s have become the dominate light source and nearly every

the disruption to come:  finding the next opple lighting

In the past two decades, the lighting industry has undergone two major technology-driven disruptions:  The introduction of LEDs and the introduction of digital, IP-based networking. Their impact has been profound:  LED’s have become the dominate light source and nearly every

nexmosphere

Nexmosphere is an Eindhoven-based startup/spinoff that is developing a technology platform for interactive experiences in “bricks’n’morter” retail environments. To quote their site: Nexmosphere develops products that enable a rich and intuitive shopping experience that will change the way we shop.

nexmosphere

Nexmosphere is an Eindhoven-based startup/spinoff that is developing a technology platform for interactive experiences in “bricks’n’morter” retail environments. To quote their site: Nexmosphere develops products that enable a rich and intuitive shopping experience that will change the way we shop.

silvair

Silvair is a San Francisco-based startup focusing on creating a lighting controls platform around Bluetooth Low Energy technology.  The three year old startup just received $12m in Series A funding.  Seems competitive to Casambi in many ways. I’m hoping all these

silvair

Silvair is a San Francisco-based startup focusing on creating a lighting controls platform around Bluetooth Low Energy technology.  The three year old startup just received $12m in Series A funding.  Seems competitive to Casambi in many ways. I’m hoping all these

naked approach

Naked Approach is a Finnish research consortium that is focused on exploring a “Nordic perspective to gadget‐free hyperconnected environments.” To quote their site: In our vision, the digital surroundings will form an “omnipotential” environment around the user, providing all the

naked approach

Naked Approach is a Finnish research consortium that is focused on exploring a “Nordic perspective to gadget‐free hyperconnected environments.” To quote their site: In our vision, the digital surroundings will form an “omnipotential” environment around the user, providing all the

POP home switch by logitech

Computer peripherals maker Logitech launched a battery operated, wireless smart home switch called “POP”.  They’re labeling it a “home” switch instead of “light” switch because they’re promoting it as both a light and music controller, compatible with a wide variety

POP home switch by logitech

Computer peripherals maker Logitech launched a battery operated, wireless smart home switch called “POP”.  They’re labeling it a “home” switch instead of “light” switch because they’re promoting it as both a light and music controller, compatible with a wide variety

intel joule

Interesting post from The Verge on a new chip set from Intel called Joule that is intended to bring powerful computer vision capabilities to low cost, IoT types of devices. The application for using vision systems in architectural lighting control, interactive

intel joule

Interesting post from The Verge on a new chip set from Intel called Joule that is intended to bring powerful computer vision capabilities to low cost, IoT types of devices. The application for using vision systems in architectural lighting control, interactive