In the News 2017

  • Electrical Contractor
    April 15, 2016

    With cities and utilities worldwide upgrading to light-emitting diode (LED) lighting for streets and outdoor areas, owners and installers wonder when they 
will build in the controls for smart-city applications. Most analysts and technology 
vendors say installing controls while doing retrofits will bring the greatest gain.

  • Digital Electrical Line
    February 29, 2016

    Modern commercial outdoor lighting solutions are being ask to do more than ever before. In addition to fulfiling their primary purpose of casting light onto dark roadways, parking areas and public spaces, outdoor lighting systems are being evaluated on how well they reduce energy consumption, improve safety for both pedestrians and drivers, and serve as the foundation for a range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

  • Architectural Lighting
    August 18, 2015
  • EE Catalog
    June 30, 2015

    What factors tipped the scales in favor of the ISO 14908.3 Power Line Communications (PLC) protocol for a subway tunnel illumination project seeking energy savings, safety and other benefits.

    Tunnels pose special challenges for lighting and lighting control. When most people think of tunnel lighting, roadway tunnels for vehicles usually come to mind first, but subway tunnels (see figure) are gaining more attention.

  • Moor Insights
    June 2, 2015

    Echelon Corporation is a leader in connected, Internet of Things (IoT) lighting solutions. They give enterprises, governments, parking operators, and anyone who deals with large-scale lighting solutions the ability to provide their constituents with cost reductions as well as safer and more comfortable living and working environments

    May 28, 2015

    Echelon Corp announced at Lightfair it will converge all its wireless and wired connectivity solutions for lighting control under the Lumewave.

    “As lighting systems transition rapidly to LEDs, lighting connectivity and control applications can add tremendous value for customers—from saving energy to enhancing safety, reducing maintenance costs and improving asset utilization,” said Ron Sege, CEO and chairman of Echelon Corp. “Echelon’s converged lighting control platform offers options to

  • Electrical News
    May 26, 2015

    Echelon Corporation has announced an expanded range of outdoor lighting control products. The company also announced that effective immediately, it will converge all its wireless and wired connectivity solutions for lighting control under the Lumewave by Echelon brand. Echelon demonstrated some of its products at LIGHTFAIR International.

    May 19, 2015

    The development and expansion of university campuses tend to take place one section at a time. This type of expansion often leads to a wide range of outdoor lighting used throughout a particular campus. The UC Davis campus is no exception.

    The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has set the goal of having a 60 – 80% reduction in lighting energy consumption by 2020 compared to 2007 lighting energy usage. In answer to that call, UC Davis established the Smart Lighting Initiative (SLI),

    May 15, 2015

    For extensive municipal streetlight installations, control and monitoring of the LED-based street lights are not just a good idea economically, it is virtually a necessity for management and maintenance. LED street lighting by itself commonly saves around 50 percent or sometimes even more compared to its conventional counterparts such as high-pressure sodium. This savings translates into thousands, and often millions of dollars per year in larger installations.

  • Yahoo Finance
    May 14, 2015

    During May and June 2015, Echelon Corp.’s CEO Ron Sege is speaking at several leading conferences and expos, discussing Echelon’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and lighting control strategies and products. Echelon Corporation (ELON), a leading independent control networking company for the IIoT, sells lighting products under the Lumewave by Echelon brand and building automation and other IIoT-related products as part of its IzoT™ platform.



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