Archive | Lighting RSS feed for this section

[Sponsor] Schneider Electric Marries Style and Functionality with Next Generation of Wall Switches

Schneider Electric’s new Saturn eDLT range builds on the success of the C-Bus DLT switch by taking it to a whole new level of sophistication, by allowing the user to control 16 devices by scrolling multiple pages with one sleek switch. With enhanced colour, control and functionality options, the Saturn eDLT range offers a huge […]

Read more

KickStarter: Lucid Labs Cipher USB to DMX Lighting Interfaces

Here’s a new Kickstarter campagin to launch a simple to use USB to DMX lighting interface that works with free software allowing you to easily control DMX lighting systems. Two different Cipher Models will be available on kickstarter: the Cipher Lite and Cipher Pro. Both models allow the same precise control of a full 512 channel […]

Read more

Video: New Philips Hue Go Portable ZigBee Light

Philips have announced the latest addition to their ZigBee controlled smart home lighting range. The Hue Go (Hugo?) is a lamp that can be detached from its mains charger to be taken anywhere around your home, inside or out. It takes around an hour and a half to charge and that will provide you with up to 3 hours […]

Read more

Useful Gadget of the Week: Remote Control Colour Changing LED Light Bulb

Here’s a gadget that could be a hit over the holidays.  The Auraglow is an inexpensive remote control colour changing 10W LED lightbulb that’s available in B22 Bayonet or E27 Screw fittings. Tell yourself you bought it for its energy-saving properties, then burn it all night changing colours (and moods) as you please. While there are […]

Read more

New Belkin WeMo Smart LED Lighting Starter Set

Earlier today Belkin announced the availability of their new WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs. The addition to their already well established smart home lighting system that allows users to control, schedule, customise and dim household lighting from anywhere using the WeMo app on a their iOS or Android device. The WeMo LED Lighting […]

Read more

INSTEON Announces LED Light Bulbs for UK / Europe

Insteon have announced a range of four new Smart Home LED light bulbs for the UK and Europe that can be controlled remotely via apps on iOS and Android devices as well as on a recently introduced app for Microsoft smart phones and tablets. The new LED bulbs are designed to accommodate the wider voltage range in Europe […]

Read more

Elgato Reveals ‘Eve’ HomeKit Compatible Sensors & Avea LED Smart Bulbs

Elgato, best known for their EyeTV and other video devices have entered the smart home market with a raft of new products. The newly announced Elgato ‘Eve’ system will allow users to monitor conditions around their home with a range of sensors. The sensors will measure air quality, temperature, humidity, air pressure, energy and water consumption and more. Elgato say the […]

Read more

Wi-Fi & Bluetooth LE Powered emberlight Smart Light Adaptor

This weeks Kickstarter smart home offering promises to turn any light into a smart light. The ’emberlight’ uses Wi-Fi to control your bulb from an iOS or Android smartphone app across your home and around the world through its SSL secured cloud service. It works with dimmable incandescents, halogens, CFLs and LED bulbs and will also turn your lights on and off based on […]

Read more

Crestron Launches Enhanced LED Fixtures Range

Here’s the skinny from Crestron on their new range of LED lighting fixtures… Crestron has announced the latest enhancements to their line of LEDs. The new, condensed range consisting of six fixtures is now available to order across the EMEA region. All Crestron LEDs (CLEDs) replicate the smooth dimming curve, colour temperature and lumen output […]

Read more

Video: AwoX StriimLIGHT is LED Bulb + Bluetooth Speaker in One

  Here’s a novel way to add music to a room.  Just pop a AwoX StriimLIGHT into a lamp and you instantly have an energy-saving LED light with an integrated 10 watt Bluetooth speaker. You can use it to stream music from your smartphone, tablet or computer etc and it comes with its own remote […]

Read more