Quite a few lighting solution providers of India and abroad put forth their tech-novelties offering unique and innovative smart lighting solutions
The 2019 edition of LED Expo New Delhi concluded with brighter sheen than before as many exhibitors found the stage set for announcing their new products, highlighting the innovations that are happening in the lighting industry. Covering all aspects in efficient lights, the show welcomed next stage of lighting i.e. smart lights. The products and technologies displayed at the show ranged from residential to commercial, industrial and street-lighting.
There was a dedicated area tagged as Future Zone depicting how lighting industry in India is shaping up. Building smart cities being one of the major agendas for the government, many companies showcased integrated street-lights with automated systems to reduce overall maintenance. The exhibit area was seen packed with multi-purpose lights controlled by remotes and smart gadgets, evidently displayed India’s acceptance towards connected lights and urban living.
One such latest innovation was put forth by Tata Communications. Tata Communications LoRa® based street light controller enables organisations and communities to create energy efficient smart environments. The device allows enterprises and authorities to reduce their environmental footprint by orchestrating individual street lights remotely, through a connected network of device, cloud based IoT platform and to Tata Communications’ IoT network. The controller integrates with the LED light through NEMA connectors, providing added robustness towards external environment, making it ideal for outdoor deployments.
JAR Lights India has launched an auto clean solar street light and smart solar charge controllers with dual output and IR, RD remote operation. Auto-cleaning solar streetlights have been designed for areas with abundant of sunlight. These lights do not need any cables, wires, easy to transport, install and maintain. Solar charge controller, on the other hand, is an electronic device which controls the variation of the power produced from solar panel to charge the battery as well as run DC load. It is basically a voltage and/or current regulator to keep batteries from overcharging. It regulates the voltage and current coming from the solar panels going to the battery.
EcoEarth Electric Ltd. has come up with smart Wi-Fi 20W battens and 9W bulbs under its ‘EcoEarth Neo’ umbrella. These IoT smart lighting solutions are designed to be operated by Google Home, Alexa and Amazon Echo. These smart lights can convert the existing space into smart using the smart LED drivers from EcoEarth and operate them through smart devices. These battens and bulbs come powered with Bluetooth mesh that requires no internet connection or hub but the ‘EcoEarth Neo’ App, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store or iOS Store.
Optiks Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd. has developed new technology in LED lens to manufacture lenses facilitating uniformed light in a particular direction without any light loss. In this way, the lens manufacturer helps its clients to get more light in lower wattage. Accredited with ISO 9001:2015, the company is offers optimum quality lens that are used in street lighting, residential lighting, architectural lighting and commercial lighting. For street lighting manufacturer, the company offers lenses of type I, ll, lll, IV and V – all come with high luminous flux and IESNA-tested. Besides standard solutions in optical lenses, Optiks also have the provision of cost-effective customised solutions.
Tuyasmart India demonstrated its AI+IoT platform to facilitate venturing into smart lighting controls segment for the ambitious Indian lighting players by offering hardware access, cloud services and app development. Tuya’s world-class AI+IoT platform brings smart products to life for manufacturers, brands, OEMs and retail chains. The Chinese AI+IoT major, Tuya has recently opened its Indian headquarters-cum-smart home experience center in Gurgaon. The centre will serve as a place to expand the IoT market in India for Tuya in order to make smart living a daily habit for Indians.
EsyLux Asia Ltd. showcased its ELC SmartDriver, an intelligent control unit that facilitates flicker-free lights for healthy and fatigue-free working. The combination of control unit, ceiling lights and sensors delivers intelligent, presence-based and daylight-dependent controlled lighting. Owing to its simple plug-and-play with no programming required, it helps saves 60% time on installation and commissioning. This SmartDriver features up to 70% energy saving potential and works as the control unit for Esylux lighting systems. According to the company, at the highest configuration level it produces the biologically effective light of the SymbiLogic Technology!
Launch of advanced technology AC-DC such as inverter bulb, Flicker free and motion sensor based products by Chetna Electronics Pvt. Ltd. The company has developed this life-enhancing lighting solution that comprises a range of LED lighting products symbolising in depth approach that assures the quality, style and carefully crafted lighting for all illumination needs. This motion sensor enabled B22 LED bulb works smartly, and gets ‘on’ or goes ‘off’ sensing the movement.
Developed by Overdrive Electronics Pvt. Ltd., this 125 lm/w 120V/277V IP66 fixture comes with multiple mounting options. Designed to meet wide range of lighting applications, these glass free light-weight fixtures are vibration and impact resistant. With no fins on heat sink, the unique patent pending construction is aimed at avoiding dust and insect accumulation while facilitating easy cleaning. These lights are perfect fit for indoor & outdoor use where it is exposed to harsh location as it is wet location approved. Featuring IP66 with built-in junction box, these fixtures can replace the existing well glass fixtures in food industry, cold storage, tunnel, mining industry, agriculture industry, construction industry and other hazardous areas.
Khatod Optoelectronic put forth its unique solutions for UV lighting, poultry farm lighting, stage and architectural lighting, the new window lens, outdoor lighting, lighting for extreme environments, aerospace lighting, etc. The company claims to be the pioneer of silicone lenses, which is unique to optical systems. Khatod is the forerunner of new-concept reflectors and skilled developer of custom optics, which account for about 40% of its total production. The company has over 6200 models from stock – optics, optical systems and reflectors – for most popular LEDs, for any kind of applications in LED lighting.
This BLDC ceiling fan solution with LED night lamp is made to save more than 65% of energy by smartly controlling the speed of the fan. Designed and developed by Semiconic Devices, this is super energy saver ceiling fan comes with latest technology of auto cleaning of blades, while LED night lamp’s timer offers smart function such as auto decreasing speed if required for night sleeping.
Solar LED Lanterns by Perry Solar have been developed for rural areas. The company that has been actively engaged in manufacturing and supplying such innovative products insists that these lanterns are manufactured in conformation with set industry standards using best quality materials procured from reputed vendors in the market. As the name suggest, batteries of these solar lanterns get charged from sunlight, and easily last for more than six hours. Available at highly reasonable prices, these LED lanterns are protected from short circuit, reverse polarity, overcharging, and deep discharging. Also, these lanterns are available in different models and technical specifications as per requirements.