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These smart street lights don’t use their own brains to adjust to the weather

The new tunable-white Echelon lamps in Minnesota have no onboard sensors detecting rain or snow. Rather, they take their cue from IBM’s Watson IoT group, drawing on IBM’s The Weather Company. A Minneapolis suburb that is trialing tunable-white LED street lights has now equipped them to automatically adjust brightness and color temperatures based on weather […]

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Echelon announces tunable-white outdoor LED lighting trial

White Bear Lake in Minnesota now boasts a white-point-tunable solid-state lighting installation in its central Railroad Park based on Echelon Lumewave technology. While we regularly cover white-point-tunable indoor lighting based on LED sources, tunable systems outdoors have largely been limited to façade lighting of architectural structures and most often has been dynamic colored lighting. Now, […]