Lighting as a Platform

See how connected lighting systems are being used as a platform to enable advanced building services like wayfinding, asset tracking, and space utilization to improve the ROI of smart building investments.

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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

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.

How to Build a Sensor Driven Lighting Control System Using Bluetooth Mesh

Find out which Bluetooth mesh models need to be used in different types of lighting and sensor devices to form adaptive, highly efficient connected lighting networks.

Bluetooth Mesh Networking: Paving the Way for Smart Lighting

Discover how this innovative technology can turn wireless connectivity into a smart lighting wireless platform.

The Case for Bluetooth Mesh

Learn how Bluetooth mesh networking brings the proven, global interoperability and mature, trusted ecosystem associated with Bluetooth technology to the creation of industrial-grade device networks.

Bluetooth Mesh Performance Study

Learn about a large-scale building automation use case that illustrates the impacts of configuration and deployment strategies on a mesh network.

Bluetooth Mesh Networking - An Introduction for Developers

This in-depth introduction for developers examines Bluetooth mesh's system architecture, security mechanisms, and unique message publication and delivery.

Blogs and News

3 Common Myths About Bluetooth

Perhaps a victim of its own success, the global proliferation of Bluetooth® technology in…

Things You Should Know About Bluetooth Range

Nordic Semiconductor has put together an outline of the primary factors that determine the…

Bluetooth: Tried and Tested in the Harshest Environments

The success of Bluetooth in the consumer market – where it has become a…

Bluetooth 5 and Bluetooth Mesh: Enabling Use Cases for Industry 4.0

By extending the range of Bluetooth signals, the Bluetooth SIG is seeking to extend…

How Bluetooth Could Revolutionize IIoT

Bluetooth offers a reliable, scalable and low-cost IIoT solution thanks to mesh networking, low…

Illuminating the future of smart buildings

Since its release in July 2017, Bluetooth mesh has become a popular choice for…

Bluetooth finds a role in the industrial internet of things

Market awareness and penetration, plus new technological advancements, are making Bluetooth—yes, Bluetooth—a key networking…

Using BlueZ v5.50 and the Raspberry Pi 4 Update to Create a Bluetooth Mesh Provisioner

The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new Raspberry Pi board in June 2019, Raspberry…

Reliable, Scalable, Secure Connections for Industrial IoT Environments

Since its release in 2017, Bluetooth® mesh networking has enabled the creation of large-scale…

Defining Bluetooth Mesh Models

Interoperability is a benefit of standardization across every layer of the entire communications stack…

New Study Guide Shows How to Turn Wearables Into Bluetooth Mesh Provisioners

Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) is the driving force behind the wearable devices market, featuring…

Ruuvi Relies on Bluetooth to Enable Smart Building Expansion

A recent article featured on staceyoniot.com took a look at how Bluetooth® member company…

Models for Bluetooth Mesh Interoperability

It’s been two years since the Bluetooth® community delivered Bluetooth mesh networking, an innovative…

Alibaba Builds a Smart Home Ecosystem with Bluetooth Mesh

With the rapid development of IoT and AI technology, as well as the continuous…

At the Forefront of Bluetooth Wireless Lighting Control

One of the leading contributors to the Bluetooth mesh specification, Silvair has been at…

Lighting is Only One Function of the Bluetooth Luminaire

With its capability to seamlessly connect tens, hundreds, or even thousands of devices on…

Bluetooth Mesh expert addresses common questions about connected SSL

During a webcast on using Bluetooth Mesh to connect LED lighting in commercial buildings…

4 Bluetooth Solution Areas That Are Trending Up

The Bluetooth® community continues to expand the technology to solve new connectivity challenges while…