LED Gunshot Monitoring: Protecting Neighborhoods One Light at a Time

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in General Lighting, Future of technology, Internet of Things, LED | 0 comments

In a previous blog, I discussed the effect of nighttime lighting on urban crime rates. Studies have shown that, despite many people’s expectations, lighting levels do not necessarily affect an area’s safety or the amount of crime. They do, however, affect our perception of safety; most people feel safer in well-lit areas. To instill this sense of safety and lower energy costs, many cities have begun replacing...

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Lighting Networks Could Make For a Wonderful Tomorrow

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in General Lighting, Fixtures, Future, Future of technology, Internet of Things, IoT, Technology, wireless technology | 0 comments

We are barreling head first into the next generation of the internet. After ecommerce, social media and the cloud, connecting everything is the obvious next step. The trend has been called the “Internet of Things”, or IoT. The connected devices can be as simple as sensors and security cameras or as complicated as vehicles and production machinery. Bosch Software Innovations expects before 2022 there will be 14 billion...

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