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    Lighting isn’t just lighting anymore. It’s taking on a whole new role in our cities, homes, streets and offices as the conduit to and from the Internet of Things. If you thought the transition to LED was rapid, brace yourself for the race to connected lighting – one of today’s most rapidly developing technologies. To help you stay on top of breaking news, innovation and emerging standards, this page connects you to our thought leaders and provides a curated selection of relevant resources.

    • Lightfair 2019 Recap- OEM Panel discussions: Lights, Camera, Action

      Lightfair 2019 Recap- OEM Panel discussions: Lights, Camera, Action

      Lightfair 2019 concluded its 30th year anniversary milestone after five beautiful days at the Philadelphia Convention Center. As always, numerous new & innovative products were unveiled including Signify’s category winner InstantFit T8 Visible Light Communication (VLC). In addition, for the LED electronics business group at Signify, something groundbreaking and exciting also happened at this year’s Lightfair.

    • Every light a Bluetooth beacon

      Every light a Bluetooth beacon

      Bluetooth technology embedded in light fixtures will spark massive adoption of smart lighting, enabling rapid setup using a smartphone app.

    • Ready to deliver smart city sensor networks?

      Ready to deliver smart city sensor networks?

      With sensors on light poles offering so many ways to transform city life, it’s a great time for sensor and network providers to join forces.

    • Standardization is key for driving smart lighting adoption

      Standardization is key for driving smart lighting adoption

      To address the pitfalls of smart lighting, the lighting industry is converging toward a common set of standards with respect to lighting control, power metering, and asset tracking.

    • Is a Hue moment approaching for smart commercial lighting?

      Is a Hue moment approaching for smart commercial lighting?

      With the Sensor Ready (SR) standard in place, is a Hue moment approaching for smart commercial lighting?

    • How luminaires can work smarter for all

      How luminaires can work smarter for all

      While it’s useful to match lighting to different personal preferences, it’s even more useful to understand how and what different settings can create.

    • Lights down, savings up

      Lights down, savings up

      Wasted energy is hugely expensive for homes, businesses, governments, and the planet. And yet the solution is remarkably simple.

    • Using light to manage space

      Using light to manage space

      Connected LED lighting is an obvious way to meet sustainability compliance and the investment pays for itself.

    • Getting streetwise about outdoor lighting

      Getting streetwise about outdoor lighting

      Street lights come in a range of form factors from but despite all their differences, they have one thing in common: they can all be controlled wirelessly.

    • What does smart lighting mean for the future of emergency lighting?

      What does smart lighting mean for the future of emergency lighting?

      Emergency lighting systems for commercial buildings typically do not get the attention they deserve.

    • Let’s play component roulette

      Let’s play component roulette

      City authorities drove one of the fastest technology shifts when they upgraded street lighting to LED. Can digital fingerprints solve this problem?

    • In a connected world, what happens to lighting?

      In a connected world, what happens to lighting?

      Digital connectivity is changing the world around us. Take the television. Only a few years ago, complex rating systems determined which shows were popular with which audiences.

    • Sensor-Ready (SR) driving the (r)evolution of DALI into the IoT

      Sensor-Ready (SR) driving the (r)evolution of DALI into the IoT

      Learn how DALI evolved into the new SR interface to provide a wireless-enabled infrastructure for the IoT.

    • Human-centric lighting: are you ready to ride the wave?

      Human-centric lighting: are you ready to ride the wave?

      The SR standard now includes a standardized protocol for tunable white light, allowing it to be controlled wirelessly.