Tag: Lighting

Interview: Noon Home CEO Discusses Company’s Dedication to Custom Integration Channel

Noon Home CEO Erik Charlton talks with CE Pro about the future of the company in the custom integration channel and a recent study on how consumers often shy away from app-required smart home devices.

Gigantic Elan Project: 700 Lighting Loads, 150 Shades, 25 Cameras

This 200,000-square-foot villa in China utilizes Mandarin-language Elan interface to control massive amounts of tech.

Hands-On Review: Brilliant Packs Whole-House Control Into a Super Smart Light Switch

Brilliant’s new smart switches with built-in voice control can automate the dumb old lights … and virtually every other connected device in the house.

Legrand’s Radiant Collection is First-Ever OCF-Certified Smart Lighting

In time for CES 2019, Legrand has the first smart lights certified for the Open Connectivity Foundation’s (OCF) device-discovery and -connectivity standard via Samsung Artik.

Bluetooth Takes Next Big Step in Becoming a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

Bluetooth Mesh vies to become next big home-automation standard with new Smart Home SIG and application-layer development, backed by Xiaomi, Alibaba and 60 other IoT companies.

InstallerNet Contractors Will Install Brilliant Home Automation Systems Nationwide

Consumers who buy Brilliant Smart Home Control switches can access professional installation services through InstallerNet’s integrator network.

Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

Ring Smart Lighting system launches at CES 2019 one year after the acquisition of Mr. Beams, maker of quasi-connected outdoor lighting products that Ring is IoT-enabling. Why the proprietary RF and bridge?

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

Launched at CES 2019, Ring’s new low-voltage transformer adds IoT to old landscape lighting for control via home-automation app.

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?