Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

Ring Smart Lighting system launches at CES 2019 one year after the acquisition of Mr. Beams, maker of quasi-connected outdoor lighting products that Ring is IoT-enabling. Why the proprietary RF and bridge?

Jan 15, 2019

Legrand’s Radiant Collection is First-Ever OCF-Certified Smart Lighting

In time for CES 2019, Legrand has the first smart lights certified for the Open Connectivity Foundation's (OCF) device-discovery and -connectivity standard via Samsung Artik.

Jan 04, 2019

Smart Home Shines With Only Low-Voltage Lighting

Audio Intersection nixes the high-voltage cable in this Elan smart home, running low-voltage cabling to power and control 77 LED fixtures from LumaStream.

Oct 31, 2018

Coastal Source Scales Up High-End Outdoor Audio, Lighting Lines

Coastal Source debuts high-performance $7,500 12.0 Line Source bollard speakers, light-changing Ellipse bollard lights and elegant Hinge lighting, among others, at CEDIA Expo 2018.

Oct 08, 2018

Lutron Opens Larger NYC Experience Center, Training Facility

New 4,500-square-foot Lutron showroom is three times larger than previous Experience Center showcasing Lutron and Ketra products.

Oct 01, 2018

Building a Business Model Around Landscape Lighting

Florida-based integrator Luxury Illumination sells 60 percent of clients into service contracts around specialty exterior lighting.

Sep 10, 2018