Networked Lighting Innovations from Cree, Philips, Signal a Shift in the Value of Control

The smart thing about Cree's new system is that it removes the configuration and maintenance headaches that come with setting up a new lighting control system.

Some of the most promising changes being driven by the shift to LED lighting are coming from the expanded opportunities for control. In terms of color, daylight responsiveness and other parameters, LED lighting can be controlled in ways legacy lighting technologies could not. By itself this is huge, but beyond the lighting itself, the communication technologies being designed into new LED systems make it possible to control other devices and systems in what’s typically called the &ldquo

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