Blogs Posted by: threes on 28/09/2018 07:34

ELAN intros facial recognition & voice-controlled touch panels

At this year’s CEDIA expo, Nortek Security & Control (NSC) has debuted two ‘intelligent’ ELAN touch panels adding both facial recognition and voice control to their capabilities. Available in 8- and 12-in models, the touch panels bring support for voice control, high resolution video and IntelliVision face recognition technology into one interface. “These new interfaces go way beyond what we’d …

Blogs Posted by: threes on 28/09/2018 07:24

LUTRON HomeWorks QS Software Update Simplifies Ketra Lighting Integration

Coopersburg, PA (September 6th, 2018) – Lighting and shade control leader Lutron Electronics continues to support its dealer base with time and money-saving updates. Today, Lutron is pleased to announce a major update to its HomeWorks QS software which simplifies the integration of Ketra and HomeWorks QS systems. Additionally, a new, space-saving DIN rail panel with integrated AFCI breakers, eliminates …

Blogs Posted by: threes on 28/09/2018 07:17

LED LIGHTING

The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today’s most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies. Quality LED light bulbs last longer, are more durable, and offer comparable or better light quality than other types of lighting. Check out the top 8 things you didn’t know about LEDs to learn more. Energy Savings LED is a highly energy efficient lighting technology, and has the potential …

Blogs Posted by: threes on 28/09/2018 07:13

Mitsubishi Electric to Restructure Lighting Business

Tokyo, April 16, 2012 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it has decided to restructure its lighting business for greater efficiency in expanding its business and responding to rapid developments in light-emitting diode (LED) technologies and other market conditions in the Japanese lighting industry. The company’s three lighting-related affiliates will be merged as of October 1, 2012, …

Blogs Posted by: threes on 27/09/2018 07:44

LED COLOUR RENDERING INDEX (CRI or Ra)

The colour rendering index (CRI or Ra) is a measure of how well a light source reproduces the colour of an object compared to a standard source. The index value is computed from how well the light source under test reproduces the colour of a number of standard colour swatches. Generally, colour rendering index between 80 and 90 is good …