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Wattstopper and Lumenetix partner for advanced digital lighting with blanco


October 17, 2016
By Renée Francoeur

October 17, 2016 – Wattstopper, a product line of Legrand, has signed an “exclusive license agreement” with Lumenetix, a provider of tunable colour technology, to “combine capabilities to support advanced digital lighting applications”. This agreement focuses on Lumenetix blanco tunable white technology, a subset of Lumenetix’s araya5 platform, which Wattstopper says allows lighting fixture manufacturers and specifiers to address new market demands for high precision dimming and human centric lighting (HCL) systems.

“The decision to partner with Wattstopper was an easy choice because their approach to lighting controls focuses on simplicity, flexibility, and scalability,” said Jeffrey Saake, executive vice-president of marketing at Lumenetix. “By integrating our technologies and expertise, we’re leading the transition to advanced lighting systems so customers can realize its benefits more quickly.”

The integration of Lumenetix blanco with Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) and architectural dimming platforms and products features:

• Flexibility of light engine choices,
• Individual fixture control and monitoring,
• Optical and thermal performance management,
• Set up and commissioning with Wattstopper’s patented Plug n’ Go automatic configuration, and
• Scalability.

“Through our partnership with Lumenetix, we will enable new lighting applications while reducing the complexity of design, installation, and operation of advanced LED lighting systems,” added Jim Young, strategy and business development vice-president for the Building Control Systems division at Legrand.



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