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A new white paper on Bluetooth mesh networking models

Bluetooth mesh networking technology allows for building flexible smart lighting networks that use sensors to drive efficiencies. Its specification outlines a number of mesh models defining basic functionalities of network nodes. The most recent white paper from Silvair explains which… Continue Reading →

Silvair ready with the world’s first qualified Bluetooth mesh stack [press release]

San Francisco, July 19, 2017 — Yesterday, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) adopted the highly anticipated Bluetooth mesh networking specification, opening a new chapter in the evolution of connected lighting technologies. Silvair, a pioneer in Bluetooth-based smart lighting networks… Continue Reading →

Webinar on wireless protocols in commercial lighting

Our webinar on wireless protocols in commercial lighting is in the books. We hope you enjoyed the presentation of our CTO Simon Slupik and found the provided information valuable. Many thanks to our moderator, John Bullock, and to the entire… Continue Reading →

Visit our booth at LIGHTFAIR International!

This year’s largest lighting trade show LIGHTFAIR International starts today in sunny Philadelphia. More than 550 of the world’s leading lighting companies will showcase their latest technologies and innovations. Silvair will be there, too, so don’t forget to meet our… Continue Reading →

Meet Silvair in London!

LuxLive, one of the premier lighting trade shows in Europe, is taking place in London between November 23 and 24. If you plan to attend, make sure you visit the Silvair booth (no. T48)! Our crew will be waiting there,… Continue Reading →

Our speaker at Wireless Congress 2016

Silvair CTO Simon Slupik does not stop evangelizing about the benefits of Bluetooth Mesh in commercial lighting environment. His next stop is the Wireless Congress 2016, one of the most important wireless communication industry events the world over. The event… Continue Reading →

Another major industry event, another speech from Silvair

The Illuminating Engineering Society Conference in Orlando, US is another major lighting industry event with the IoT on everyone’s lips. The theme of this year’s IES conference is “Connected Light” so we simply had to be there to say a… Continue Reading →

Silvair awarded by the Bluetooth SIG, again

Almost exactly one year ago, we proudly announced having received two Member Awards from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in recognition of our substantial contribution to its working groups. Our cooperation with the Bluetooth SIG has strengthened even further… Continue Reading →

Silvair CTO giving a speech at LpS 2016

LED Professional Symposium + Expo 2016 is kicking off today in Bregenz, Austria. One of Europe’s foremost lighting technology events promises to be a real feast for people in lighting industry and research, and we’re proud to announce that Silvair… Continue Reading →

Wireless communication in commercial lighting environment: Network maintenance

Having analyzed some of the crucial factors determining the robustness of a commercial smart lighting network, we’ll now look at the issues related to network maintenance. A list of tasks that need to be performed in order to keep a… Continue Reading →

Wireless communication in commercial lighting environment: Network robustness #3

We continue our series on wireless communication in commercial lighting environment, and this is the third – and last – blogpost covering the issue of network robustness. This time we’ll discuss multicasting, data packet size, payload, overhead and frequency hopping,… Continue Reading →

Wireless communication in commercial lighting environment: Network robustness #2

This is the second part of our blogpost on network robustness in commercial smart lighting systems. In the previous episode, we explained why commercial settings pose such a challenge for low-power wireless communication protocols designed for the IoT. We also… Continue Reading →

Wireless communication in commercial lighting environment: Network robustness #1

Our expectations towards connected LEDs in commercial settings have grown to epic proportions. In the IoT era, lights are supposed not only to make a number of autonomous decisions based on real-time data from a dense network of sensors, but… Continue Reading →

Waiting for the Bluetooth Mesh standard

The release of the Bluetooth Mesh standard is approaching fast, and a growing number of lighting companies are becoming aware of the impact this specification will have on the smart lighting landscape. At Silvair, we are now gearing up for… Continue Reading →

Silvair technology at Light + Building 2016

Light + Building 2016 was an amazing event, and being part of it was a great experience for us. The Silvair technology was present at several booths, each time providing a different scope of cutting-edge features and services to manufacturers… Continue Reading →

Silvair smart lighting platform at AGL head office in Melbourne

We’re proud to announce that a pilot project featuring the Silvair technology has recently been launched at the AGL head office, an A-grade, 6-star Green Star rated building in Melbourne, Australia. Below we present a sneak peek into this pioneering deployment, with more… Continue Reading →

Silvair awarded for outstanding contribution to the SIG

We are proud to announce that two of our colleagues have just received Member Awards from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group in recognition of their substantial contribution to the SIG’s working groups. Simon Slupik, our CTO and co-founder, was recognized… Continue Reading →

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