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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Connected Lighting Case Studies & Papers

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…

Van Gogh Museum Conserves Energy - and Art!

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam converts approximately 1,300 light points into intelligent modules…

Bluetooth Lighting at the Museon den Haag

Learn how Bluetooth lighting is helping improve the visitor experience while conserving energy in…

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…

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.

Blogs and News

Top 5 Bluetooth Advancements From 2019

Every year, the Bluetooth® community makes major strides in wireless innovation, overcoming challenges and…

Bluetooth Does More Than Connect to AirPods

The following article, authored by GAO Pan, originally appeared in C114. When we talk…

Things You Should Know About Bluetooth Range

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

How Bluetooth Could Revolutionize IIoT

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

Defining Bluetooth Mesh Models

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

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…

How Bluetooth is Illuminating the Future of Smart Buildings

The release of Bluetooth® mesh has paved the way for the rise of connected lighting as the key…

How One Bluetooth Member is Helping to Define the Future of Intelligent Lit Spaces

With thousands of installations around the globe, Xicato is a leading supplier of high-quality…

Bluetooth in the Smart City

I live on the outskirts of London. It’s a great place to live, with…

How Lighting Can Create a Platform for Your Building’s Networking

Bluetooth® mesh is the first low-energy communication standard to provide a reliable, fast, and…

McWong International Demonstrates Bluetooth Mesh Interoperability

Recently, I had a chance to speak with Stephen Zhou, McWong’s vice president, about…

Improving ROI Using Bluetooth Lighting as a Platform

Lighting is everywhere you go and in every building you visit. As facilities transition…

Why Major Global Facilities Rely on Bluetooth Location Services

New data showcases how Bluetooth® technology is powering building-wide networks of sensors and beacons…

3 Roles Bluetooth Plays in Enabling the Smart Building

The Expanding Role of Bluetooth in Smart Buildings While the needs and use cases…

New Case Studies for Bluetooth in the Smart Building

The Expanding Role of Bluetooth in Smart Buildings The 2017 release of the Bluetooth®…

Smart Lighting Deployment Proves Bluetooth Mesh is Fit for Real-World Commercial Implementation

Last year, just before the Bluetooth® Mesh 1.0 specification was released, I paid a…

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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