Today, I would like to refer to an article published on LinkedIN Pulse. It discusses how the shift of lighting to LEDs, the return of Direct Current and the progressing digitalization in buildings become cornerstones of the 3rd industrial revolution: “…The concomitant replacement of traditional lighting by LEDS in buildings combined with the one of […]

Research conducted by Business Insider forecasted that 646 million connected devices (excluding wearables such as fitness trackers) will be installed and used in healthcare facilities by 2020. Not only is this an increase of 580% compared to 2015, healthcare will also make up 25% of the total IoT market! (source: Business Insider and http://digitalsalutem.com/the-use-of-internet-of-thing-in-healthcare-in-2018/). In the UK alone, there are now over […]

On May 17, the 1st European Conference on Energy Efficiency and Building Digital Transition took place in Luxembourg. Here, building industry experts and government representatives discussed with more than 200 attendees the possibilities of digitalization in buildings. It emerged that this is the great opportunity and absolute necessity for energy savings at a large scale.  […]

This year, the EnOcean Alliance celebrates its 10th anniversary. We spoke with Graham Martin, Chairman of the EnOcean Alliance, on the organization’s success story that started at Light+Building 2008, initiated by seven visionary companies.    Graham, what was the idea to form the EnOcean Alliance? The goal was to establish innovative automation solutions for sustainable buildings. There […]

At one of the largest lighting trade shows, everything revolved around LED as the ever-present lighting source. However, an energy-efficient light is no longer the major demand; the market is heading toward human centric lighting. This makes our self-powered switch the perfect fit for personal control whereas maintenance-free sensors deliver the needed data for automation […]

The Internet of Things, or IoT, has been a popular phrase in business over the last few years, with the number of IoT solution providers growing faster than ever. In his article, Peter Smith, UK Technical Sales Manager at EnOcean, discusses the best way for them to establish in this cross-industry market. First of all: […]

Recently, the Korea Electronics Association (KEA), the Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) and the EnOcean Alliance officially signed a MOU on the promotion of the self-powered Internet of Things (IoT) in Korea. This shows the unstoppable international spread of energy harvesting wireless solutions for the IoT – the only way to realize trillions of connected […]

Heute ist weltweit Tag der Sonne. Dabei geht es vor allem um ihre Rolle als Energielieferant. Denn bereits 1978, als der ehemalige US-Präsident Jimmy Carter den Ehrentag für unseren Fixstern ins Leben gerufen hat, war man sich der enormen Möglichkeiten des Energieriesen Sonne bewusst. Was für große Photovoltaik- und Solaranlagen gilt, lässt sich aber auch […]

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