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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. 

    • With BLE beacons all around you – what could you invent?

      With BLE beacons all around you – what could you invent?

      The installation of Bluetooth low energy beacons in connected lighting components is driving a new wave of innovation.

    • Every light is a Bluetooth beacon

      Every light is a Bluetooth beacon

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

    • Driving innovation in cities with a multi-master standard

      Driving innovation in cities with a multi-master standard

      Watch Peter Duine and Jaap Van der Linden discuss a new multi-master standard for outdoor lighting and the possibilities this could enable for cities.

    • Ready to deliver smart city sensor networks?

      Ready to deliver smart city sensor networks?

      On light poles around the world, a readymade smart city infrastructure is springing up. As cities upgrade to connected street lighting, they’re exploring how they can use this infrastructure to improve traffic, save energy and keep people safe.

    • How do open APIs drive innovation in lighting

      How do open APIs drive innovation in lighting

      Watch Peter Duine and Hans Nikol discuss how developers can use open application programming interfaces (APIs) to reach into lights and switch on new functionality, driving an explosion of innovation.

    • The power of an open API

      The power of an open API

      Commercial lighting is poised for an explosion of innovation now we have open APIs and the Sensor Ready standard.

    • Human-centric lighting: what is it and why does it matter?

      Human-centric lighting: what is it and why does it matter?

      Watch Peter Duine and Agnieszka Kudyba discuss the emerging field of human-centric lighting.

    • Human-centric lighting

      Human-centric lighting

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

    • DALI providing infrastructure for IoT

      DALI providing infrastructure for IoT

      Watch Peter Duine and Geert van der Veen discuss how the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) evolved into the new sensor-ready (SR) interface.

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

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

      DALI drivers report data and make it easier to turn luminaires into communication nodes. Find out how it works.

    • What can commercial buildings learn from Smart Home lighting?

      What can commercial buildings learn from Smart Home lighting?

      In trying to create new value in a mature industry, we’re following in the footsteps of Philips Hue. So what can we learn from Hue?

    • Smart Commercial Lighting

      Smart Commercial Lighting

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

    • How can connected lighting help make city maintenance more efficient?

      How can connected lighting help make city maintenance more efficient?

      LED technology is improving rapidly to deliver tremendous performance increases. You want to understand how? Watch Peter Duine and Gerbrand Swart discuss how connected lighting can help solve this maintenance problem.

    • Let’s play component roulette

      Let’s play component roulette

      While city authorities reaped massive energy and cost savings, they now confront a huge maintenance problem. Learn how to fix it.

    • Internet of Things and Emergency lighting

      Internet of Things and Emergency lighting

      How can the Internet of Things enable safer and more efficient emergency lighting?

    • Emergency lighting systems report own status

      Emergency lighting systems report own status

      What changes when emergency lighting systems can report their own status?

    • GDPR and the right to be forgotten

      GDPR and the right to be forgotten

      What do the GDPR and the right to be forgotten mean for the business partner ecosystems?

    • Using light to manage space

      Using light to manage space

      How can connected lighting help you get smart about occupancy and the use of space?

    • Getting streetwise about outdoor lighting

      Getting streetwise about outdoor lighting

      According to Gartner, “Intelligent streetlights will be one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in the city.” Convince yourself.

    • How luminaires can work smarter for all

      How luminaires can work smarter for all

      It is useful to understand how different settings create energy savings. What role does lighting play in these scenarios?

    • Using lighting to step into a connected world

      Using lighting to step into a connected world

      Watch Peter Duine’s interview with the Business Reporter to learn more about the future of connected lighting.

    • Lights down. Savings up.

      Lights down. Savings up.

      Have you ever wandered through a city at night and noticed entire office floors had lights on, but there’s no one there?

    • New DiiA DALI standard

      New DiiA DALI standard

      Philips has pioneered the standardization of digital LED drivers to improve interoperability and guarantee compatibility with SR certified sensors, components and management systems.

    • Connected World

      Connected World

      Digital connectivity is changing the world around us. Explore how it affects you!

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