Press Release Summary:
Utilizing Bluetooth Low Energy 2-way communications, NX™ Series Room Controller integrates automatic and manual control of lighting. Advanced configuration of dimming and daylight functions can be accomplished using Bluetooth-enabled smartphone apps available for both Android™ and iOSÂ®. Up to 8 controllers can be connected for total of 16 loads. Typical applications include classrooms, offices, conference rooms, libraries, and cafeterias.
Original Press Release:
New Bluetooth-Qualified Lighting Controls from Hubbell Building Automation
Austin, Texas -- Hubbell Building Automation is pleased to announce that their new wirelessly-configured lighting controls are now Bluetooth® Qualified. This simplifies remote commissioning. Hubbell Building Automation is a provider of occupancy sensors and lighting controls with a commitment to innovation.
Hubbell Building Automation has opted to employ Bluetooth-enabled smartphone apps as the preferred method of human interface for the company's latest networked controls. Because millions of handheld devices already use it, Bluetooth has become a de facto standard. Adopting Bluetooth capitalizes on the assets most available -- the phones and tablets that end users already have.
Configuring and managing individual luminaires or entire lighting systems becomes easy with HBA's free apps. Multiple devices can be added for free. The system essentially becomes future-proof.
Initially two HBA product lines will utilize Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) two-way communications. The NX™ series Room Controller adds the capability via a plug-in module. The NX app will be available for Android™ and iOS® devices on their respective app stores in 3Q2015. The upcoming IFC series product has the compact Bluetooth radio built into a unified occupancy and daylight sensor head. The IFC app is available now on the Google Play store.
The company has joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group to ensure that NX and IFC products are properly tested and Bluetooth-qualified. Product availability begins in 3Q2015.
Information on Hubbell Building Automation's NX Bluetooth Radio Module is available now at www.hubbell-automation.com/products/nx_distributed_lighting_controls_system.
Information about the Bluetooth SIG is available at www.bluetooth.org.
About Hubbell Building Automation
Hubbell Building Automation is a strong proponent of innovative, integrated energy-saving lighting controls. From introducing the industry's first self-adaptive occupancy sensor to today's advanced wired and wireless distributed intelligence lighting controls, the company continues to offer the most comprehensive line of occupancy sensors on the market. Other products include daylight harvesting and high bay controls. As part of Hubbell Lighting, the company's history of innovation extends back to 1886 and Harvey Hubbell's invention of the very first lighting control device--the pull chain switch.
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