Control, Connect, Create: Cree Lighting Intelligence Platforms are Built for the Future

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming mainstream and building owners and operators are looking for intuitive, intelligent solutions that not only provide the light control they need now, but are also future-proofed for the smart building applications they will need later.

SmartCast Intelligence Platform„¢

Cree Lighting has the answer with its SmartCast Intelligence Platform„¢, on display at LIGHTFAIR International 2019, booth #2119 in Philadelphia.

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The SmartCast Intelligence Platform„¢ offers the ideal integrated lighting control solution for indoor, industrial and outdoor applications with SmartCast Wireless, SmartCast Power over Ethernet and Synapse SimplySNAP„¢ enabled luminaires. With an open API, the platform is also interoperable with third-party networks and technologies for virtually limitless applications to improve business profitability and streamline facility management.

Our platform is uniquely future-enabled; designed to easily scale in ways that let customers connect to the IoT at their own pace, while offering value beyond energy savings at any stage, said Tom Hinds, director, intelligent lighting, Cree Lighting.

With cybersecurity engineered into the core of the product, SmartCast Technology also connects easily to other systems while keeping data and systems secure, backed by the highest standards of IT-level security testing. In recently completed independent penetration testing, SmartCast Technology cybersecurity was ranked among the top ten percent of all technology companies tested “ a list that includes leading technology brands consumers use every day.

Cadiant„¢ Dynamic Skylight

The most impressive use of SmartCast Technology at LIGHTFAIR International can be seen with the Cadiant„¢ dynamic skylight, a ground-breaking lighting experience that uses advanced lighting controls in combination with multi-dimensional LED panels and color-changing technology to simulate the natural dawn to dusk, east-to-west arc of the sun. This provides a valuable sensory connection to the outdoors for people working in spaces without access to natural daylight.

SmartCast Touchscreen Control

Cree Lighting is unveiling its new SmartCast Touchscreen Control at LIGHTFAIR International. It is the first device of its kind utilizing the SmartCast API to seamlessly integrate luminaires and software across the entire SmartCast ecosystem, bringing breakthrough experiences like the Cadiant„¢ dynamic skylight to life. Designed for superior user experience, the interface is easy to use with clean graphics and highly intuitive control.

SmartCast API and Losant Integration

To further illustrate the power of the SmartCast API, Cree Lighting will be demonstrating new intelligent light applications with one of its software development partners, Losant. By utilizing the SmartCast API, Losant can leverage rich data and IoT experience with an application enablement platform that allows enterprises to effectively and easily build applications.

Losant is excited about our partnership with Cree Lighting, said Craig Baldwin, partnership director at Losant. The Losant Enterprise IoT platform extends the functionalities of the Smartcast API and their line of products. We believe this new set of capabilities will be a game-changer for present and future Cree SmartCast customers.

Synapse SimplySNAP„¢ Integration

In collaboration with Synapse Wireless, Cree Lighting area and high-bay luminaires enabled with SimplySNAP„¢ control deliver intuitive, intelligent lighting designed specifically for outdoor and industrial applications. SimplySNAP„¢ luminaires integrate wirelessly through a reliable and secure 2.4 GHz mesh network. The end-to-end system is simple and easy to install with stand-alone functionality that scales to cloud-enabled solutions.

To learn more about Cree Lighting highlights at LIGHTFAIR, please visit: https://www.creelighting.com/insights.

SimplySNAP„¢ is a trademark of Synapse Wireless, Inc.

About Cree Lighting

Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., is a market-leading innovator of LED lighting fixtures, lamps and commercial lighting solutions for interior, exterior, and intelligent lighting applications. Cree Lightings cutting-edge technology delivers proven value for municipalities, as well as for education, automotive dealership, industrial and healthcare customers. The Cree Lighting team is committed to transforming the way people experience light through innovative technology and intelligence platforms that help make buildings more efficient and businesses more profitable. Visit https://www.creelighting.com for more information.

Media:
Jamie Palmeroni-Lavis, McDougall Communications for
Cree Lighting, +1-585-434-2151, [email protected]