Posts Tagged: open standards

lighting OS: mivune

An interesting concept is developing in the lighting industry: Companies are launching generic “operating systems” that manage the core functionality of lighting control across the current plethora of hardware and communications standards, including both old-school lighting-specific systems (like DALI), new-school Internet-based systems

lighting OS: mivune

An interesting concept is developing in the lighting industry: Companies are launching generic “operating systems” that manage the core functionality of lighting control across the current plethora of hardware and communications standards, including both old-school lighting-specific systems (like DALI), new-school Internet-based systems

zhaga – LEDsMagazine

In a recent issue of LEDsMagazine, an excellent pro-Zhaga piece written by Philips’ very own Menno Treffers, who is the General Secretary of the Consortium.  Menno is the Senior Director of Standardization at Philips, and not just specifically lighting (he also is

zhaga – LEDsMagazine

In a recent issue of LEDsMagazine, an excellent pro-Zhaga piece written by Philips’ very own Menno Treffers, who is the General Secretary of the Consortium.  Menno is the Senior Director of Standardization at Philips, and not just specifically lighting (he also is

startups vs. the establishment

According to GreenTech Media, Acuity Lighting recently acquired Adura Technologies, a startup focused on wireless controls solutions for the energy retrofit space. Good for them, a cash exit is what most of these startups want.  Unfortunately for the industry, there seems

startups vs. the establishment

According to GreenTech Media, Acuity Lighting recently acquired Adura Technologies, a startup focused on wireless controls solutions for the energy retrofit space. Good for them, a cash exit is what most of these startups want.  Unfortunately for the industry, there seems

the paradox of industry standards and creative freedom

Despite the myriad new technologies available to the lighting industry, the industry seems frozen in the past, paralyzed by suddenly having too much creative freedom.  The problem is that the industry is actually suffering from a lack of smart industry

the paradox of industry standards and creative freedom

Despite the myriad new technologies available to the lighting industry, the industry seems frozen in the past, paralyzed by suddenly having too much creative freedom.  The problem is that the industry is actually suffering from a lack of smart industry