Users and specifiers of lighting equipment will have to get used to a new word today: Signify, the new name for Philips Lighting.
Two of the biggest names from the lighting and cellular networking industries — Osram and Nokia — have teamed up to explore the possibility of equipping LED ceiling luminaires with 5G radio chips to transmit data inside commercial building.
GE's lighting and energy management group Current has agreed to evaluate the lighting at 600 Morgan Stanley retail branches and to install LED illumination and IoT controls.
A trial of connected lighting at a French hypermarket has led to a dramatic increase in sales from customers who used the app.
UK broadband and cable TV provider Virgin Media has cut the energy used for lighting at a technical centre by 99 per cent using a combination of LEDs, power line communications and cloud-based management, claims the supplier.