Articles
43 Articles Found
Getting Smarter is Also Getting Cheaper

Eaton

Getting Smarter is Also Getting Cheaper

Remember when you had to get up off the sofa to turn down the lights? Well, that necessity is quickly disappearing as more of us are turning to Alexa or Siri to handle the task. Over the past few years, smart switches and outlets have become prominent wish-list items for many electrical contractors’ customers.
Smarter Lighting Through Smarter Dimming Switches

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smarter Lighting Through Smarter Dimming Switches

Home automation. Once belonging to the realm of science fiction movies, the home of the future is here today.

Certainly, convenience is one of the benefits that springs to mind immediately. I love the fact that I can traverse from my bedroom to the kitchen via a lighted path … no toe stubbing potential at all.
Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Smart dimming switches, and smart devices in general, can be controlled by various technologies. And they're almost as varied as the choices you have for the lighting control options you want.

Most of them require a Wi-Fi connection of some sort, if only to set them up with an app on your phone.
NEW! Lutron Vive Wireless Lighting Controls vs. Wired Controls
advertisement
Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King

Harald Gormsson. Name ring a bell for you?

He was a king back in the 900's and was famous for two things. The first was uniting Denmark and Norway in 958. Quite an accomplishment, although the union didn't last all that long. But it eventually formed part of the Scandinavian region.
Bluetooth for Lighting and More

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

Bluetooth for Lighting and More

In another article, we discussed the origin of the moniker for Bluetooth technology. If you haven't read it, make sure you do.

We also talked about the first two iterations of Bluetooth tech—Bluetooth BR/EDR (Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate) and Bluetooth LE (Low Energy)—as well as their strengths and weaknesses.
Today’s Latest Streetlights Take a Wires-Free Approach to Vintage Design

Light Efficient Design

Today’s Latest Streetlights Take a Wires-Free Approach to Vintage Design

I live in a semi-rural community that prides itself for maintaining a quaint, small-town feel, with only a single traffic light – a flashing-red stoplight where two state highways cross – along all its roadways. But even here, where we value our dark nighttime skies, we count on streetlights to help illuminate tricky intersections during overnight hours.
43 Articles Found
Vive Wireless: Work Smarter, Not Harder
advertisement
https://electricsmarts.blob.core.windows.net/images/ads/unvlt_28074_tower.jpg
advertisement
Wireless Lighting Control for the Workplace
advertisement
Newsletter Signup