Lighting as a Platform

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2019 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update examines: 

  • The growth and health of the Bluetooth SIG member community 
  • Trends and forecasts for each of the key Bluetooth solution areas
  • New trends in traditional Bluetooth markets as well as forecasts in emerging markets in which Bluetooth is taking on an expanded role 

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Case Studies and Papers

HubSense Effortlessly Turns An Existing Installation Into An Intelligent New Light Management System

When the antiquated lighting system in an office building in Kolding, Denmark, was no…

Understanding Reliability in Bluetooth® Technology

Download this detailed discussion of the issues and factors that impact the reliability of…

Bluetooth Mesh Networking Highlights and Features

This white paper provides an overview of the Bluetooth Mesh Profile and highlights some…

Energy and Cost Savings at Pioneer Markets in Mariposa and Waterford, California

Pioneer market is a family owned grocery business operating in Mariposa, California and Waterford,…

Building a Sensor-Driven Lighting Control System Based on Bluetooth® Mesh

A technical examination of which Bluetooth mesh models to use in different types of…

150,000 Sq Ft Facility With Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

The customer – one of the most popular bottled water providers in the US,…

Yamaha Motors Improves Energy Performance and Operational Flexibility with Bluetooth Mesh Controls

Maximizing efficiency at its midwestern distribution center is an important business goal for Yamaha…

Scaling Up Wireless Lighting Controls- 120,000 Sq Feet Illuminated by Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

Located in the picturesque city of Red Deer, Westerner Park is Central Alberta’s largest…

Stratosphere Tower Gets a Lighting Retrofit

The Bluetooth mesh lighting control ecosystem continues to grow at an exponential rate. In…

Bluetooth Mesh Standard Enters OSRAM Headquarters

In cooperation with Silvair as the company’s technology partner, OSRAM has recently launched a new wireless control…

Retrofitting The Galicia Jewish Museum with Bluetooth Mesh

Silvair teamed up with Zumtobel Group to bring affordable and flexible lighting controls to…

US Warehouse Retrofit Showcases Interoperability of Bluetooth Mesh

Luminaire manufacturers partnered to retrofit McWong’s 25,000-square-foot warehouse in Sacramento with a Bluetooth mesh…

A 360-node Lighting Network Goes Live in Brussels

A sensor-driven lighting control system in a Brussels office is the biggest office implementation…

Silvair and the City of Jaworzno Introduce Innovative Wireless Lighting Control Technology

The modernization of the lighting control system in Poland is one of the first…

Inside a Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Network - A Comprehensive Guide for Lighting Manufacturers

This ebook explains how component manufacturers and luminaire makers can integrate Bluetooth mesh into…

Bluetooth Mesh Models - A Technical Overview

In this detailed technical paper, Martin Woolley provides a guided tour of the Bluetooth…

Bluetooth Mesh Simplifies Equipment Location

Fulham’s Russ Sharer, Vice-President of Global Marketing, explores the capabilities of Bluetooth mesh in faster tracking and location of key equipment in hospitals. [PDF]

3 Things to Know Before Choosing Your Bluetooth Mesh Hardware Platform

This detailed guide provides a few tips for choosing a Bluetooth mesh hardware platform that meets your specific needs.

Blogs and News

Intelligent Light solutions for the Albrecht Dürer Exhibition

Today, we are living in a world where smart is the new normal, and…

5 Must-Read Bluetooth Member Case Studies

Every year, the Bluetooth® community makes major strides that drive wireless innovation, overcome challenges,…

Bluetooth Mesh: A Healthier Wireless Option

At some point in the near future, nearly every object in the home or…

Are Office Buildings a Thing of the Past?

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing how humankind interacts and therefore will shift the work…

Best Recorded Bluetooth Presentations From 2020

The Bluetooth® community makes major strides each year that drive wireless innovation, overcome challenges,…

Top Bluetooth Developer Resources of 2020

Every year, the Bluetooth® developer community challenges the limits of wireless connectivity, and each…

How Bluetooth Mesh Enables Scalable, Reliable Low-Power Wireless Networks

Silvair, a strong advocate for Bluetooth mesh and a leading contributor to the Bluetooth mesh…

6 Companies That Prove the Reliability of Bluetooth Technology in Challenging Environments

While wireless technologies are sometimes perceived as unable to support the levels of reliability…

2 Ways Bluetooth Technology Makes Wireless Connections Reliable

One of the biggest challenges for any wireless technology in providing reliable data communication…

Bluetooth Mesh for Industrial IoT

Bluetooth Mesh lays a framework for large-scale industrial deployments using technology that is already…

Bluetooth Mesh and DALI - Under the Hood

In my previous article on Bluetooth Mesh and DALI – the Perfect Match, we…

Bluetooth Mesh and DALI – The Perfect Match

In May 2020, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and DiiA (Digital Illumination Interface…

Everything You wanted To Know About Wireless Communication In Lighting. Part 2: Data Rate

This is the second part of our guide on wireless communication in lighting. Today, we’ll…

Wireless Communication in Commercial Lighting Environment: Network Robustness #1

Our expectations towards connected LEDs in commercial settings have grown to epic proportions. In…

What is Bluetooth Mesh? | Tech Chats - with Cypress Semiconductor

Chris Anderson chats with Michael Shen of Cypress Semiconductor about Bluetooth mesh, covering a…

Multi-vendor Bluetooth Mesh SSL projects benefit warehouse and factory settings

Yamaha warehouse and Crystal bottled water facility leverage Bluetooth Mesh to slash energy use…

Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications - Condition Monitoring

In this post, we continue our series on the comparison between the different wireless…

Bluetooth Mesh Opens New Wireless Era for OSRAM Smart Lighting Systems

As the only wireless standard that provides a fully decentralized architecture and is completely…

Bluetooth mesh models: The building blocks for interoperable products

Bluetooth® technology is a wireless standard with agreed, formal specifications that support global interoperability…