Lighting as a Platform

See how connected lighting systems are being used as a platform to enable advanced building services like wayfinding, asset tracking, and space utilization to improve the ROI of smart building investments.

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2019 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update examines: 

  • The growth and health of the Bluetooth SIG member community 
  • Trends and forecasts for each of the key Bluetooth solution areas
  • New trends in traditional Bluetooth markets as well as forecasts in emerging markets in which Bluetooth is taking on an expanded role 

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Case Studies and Papers

150,000 Sq Ft Facility With Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

The customer – one of the most popular bottled water providers in the US,…

Yamaha Motors Improves Energy Performance and Operational Flexibility with Bluetooth Mesh Controls

Maximizing efficiency at its midwestern distribution center is an important business goal for Yamaha…

Scaling Up Wireless Lighting Controls- 120,000 Sq Feet Illuminated by Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

Located in the picturesque city of Red Deer, Westerner Park is Central Alberta’s largest…

Stratosphere Tower Gets a Lighting Retrofit

The Bluetooth mesh lighting control ecosystem continues to grow at an exponential rate. In…

Bluetooth Mesh Standard Enters OSRAM Headquarters

In cooperation with Silvair as the company’s technology partner, OSRAM has recently launched a new wireless control…

Retrofitting The Galicia Jewish Museum with Bluetooth Mesh

Silvair teamed up with Zumtobel Group to bring affordable and flexible lighting controls to…

US Warehouse Retrofit Showcases Interoperability of Bluetooth Mesh

Luminaire manufacturers partnered to retrofit McWong’s 25,000-square-foot warehouse in Sacramento with a Bluetooth mesh…

A 360-node Lighting Network Goes Live in Brussels

A sensor-driven lighting control system in a Brussels office is the biggest office implementation…

Silvair and the City of Jaworzno Introduce Innovative Wireless Lighting Control Technology

The modernization of the lighting control system in Poland is one of the first…

Inside a Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Network - A Comprehensive Guide for Lighting Manufacturers

This ebook explains how component manufacturers and luminaire makers can integrate Bluetooth mesh into…

Bluetooth Mesh Models - A Technical Overview

In this detailed technical paper, Martin Woolley provides a guided tour of the Bluetooth…

Bluetooth Mesh Simplifies Equipment Location

Fulham’s Russ Sharer, Vice-President of Global Marketing, explores the capabilities of Bluetooth mesh in faster tracking and location of key equipment in hospitals. [PDF]

3 Things to Know Before Choosing Your Bluetooth Mesh Hardware Platform

This detailed guide provides a few tips for choosing a Bluetooth mesh hardware platform that meets your specific needs.

How to Build a Sensor Driven Lighting Control System Using Bluetooth Mesh

Find out which Bluetooth mesh models need to be used in different types of lighting and sensor devices to form adaptive, highly efficient connected lighting networks.

Bluetooth Mesh Networking: Paving the Way for Smart Lighting

Discover how this innovative technology can turn wireless connectivity into a smart lighting wireless platform.

The Case for Bluetooth Mesh

Learn how Bluetooth mesh networking brings the proven, global interoperability and mature, trusted ecosystem associated with Bluetooth technology to the creation of industrial-grade device networks.

Bluetooth Mesh Performance Study

Learn about a large-scale building automation use case that illustrates the impacts of configuration and deployment strategies on a mesh network.

Bluetooth Mesh Networking - An Introduction for Developers

This in-depth introduction for developers examines Bluetooth mesh's system architecture, security mechanisms, and unique message publication and delivery.

Blogs and News

Multi-vendor Bluetooth Mesh SSL projects benefit warehouse and factory settings

Yamaha warehouse and Crystal bottled water facility leverage Bluetooth Mesh to slash energy use…

Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications - Condition Monitoring

In this post, we continue our series on the comparison between the different wireless…

Bluetooth Mesh Opens New Wireless Era for OSRAM Smart Lighting Systems

As the only wireless standard that provides a fully decentralized architecture and is completely…

Bluetooth mesh models: The building blocks for interoperable products

Bluetooth® technology is a wireless standard with agreed, formal specifications that support global interoperability…

Bluetooth Emerging Market Forecasts Predict Continued Growth Through 2024

For more than 20 years, Bluetooth® technology has helped create new markets, shape innovation,…

Bluetooth + DALI – Accelerating the Future of IoT-Enabled Commercial Lighting

“Combining Bluetooth® mesh with DALI is a natural choice for the commercial lighting industry.…

Design Considerations for Bluetooth Mesh Across Industrial, Home Environments

BLE Mesh technology expands Bluetooth’s reach into an array of applications. Here’s an intro…

Q&A - OSRAM Partnership With Silvair: “For An Open System Solution”

As a technology partner of OSRAM, the Polish-American company Silvair has been providing the…

How Laird Connectivity Uses Bluetooth Technology to Solve Emerging IoT Connectivity Challenges

From cold chain monitoring and healthcare connected devices to transportation and the industrial internet…

How to Setup BlueZ On Raspberry Pi and Support PB-ADV

Howdy, developers and engineers! Last year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) released two…

The Myths, Facts, and Future of Wireless Lighting Control

Bluetooth mesh continues to prove itself as the most effective and user-friendly wireless technology…

How Bluetooth Low Energy Works: 21 Interesting Facts

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in Bluetooth Low Energy development, it’s always…

Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications - Technology Comparison

In the previous post in the series, we talked about the fact that there’s…

Billions of Bluetooth devices to serve diverse range of industries by 2024

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the findings from the annual Bluetooth…

Smart lighting as a platform – ‘Suddenly you can attack this 70% inefficiency’

The case to connect lighting is clear enough. The arithmetic for cities says remote…

4 Must-See Presentations From Embedded World 2020

A major international fair for embedded systems, Embedded World 2020 is a hub for…

Tuya Uses Bluetooth Mesh to Build Its IoT Platform For Smart Lighting

Connected lighting has been a hot topic both in public places and home scenarios.…

Bluetooth Mesh Developer Study Guide v2.0

The Bluetooth® mesh specification was adopted in the summer of 2017 and has already…