Lighting & HVAC
Samsung demonstrates open, secure and connected platform
By Renée Francoeur
June 22, 2015 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. demonstrated the company’s new open, secure, and connected platform for smart lighting, which is designed for integration with LED lighting systems to transform luminaires into digital nodes.
This Internet of Things (IoT) platform incorporates processing capabilities, firmware, connectivity and an open architecture connected to sensors for data collection.
“The convergence of IoT and LED technologies is adding intelligence to lighting systems and enabling the digital lighting industry,” said Young Sohn, president and chief strategy officer. “Using data analytics we can transform big data into valuable services and benefits, such as energy management, maintenance, safety and security, and improved comfort.”
The company is inviting industry partners to join them in the ongoing development of the smart lighting platform “to encourage and accelerate innovation in smart lighting”.