Disruption in Connected Lighting: The Power of Open Standards, Open APIs, and Partnerships
Thursday, February 15, 2018: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Wireless protocol standards are integral to the adoption of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) in the lighting industry. This talk will provide an understanding of the technical, political, and practical challenges facing convergence within the commercial lighting industry on the topic of wireless protocol standards, while also examining why proprietary standards have traditionally dominated the marketplace. Attendees will gain an understanding of the evolving landscape of popular wireless standards in commercial lighting (including zigbee, Bluetooth, etc,) along with a practical understanding of how macro changes among standards organizations are influencing adoption and growth in commercial environments.