Current, which is powered by General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has launched several new products at this year’s LIGHTFAIR International that was held in Chicago. The company hopes that the new products will be able to expand its portfolio of connected, retrofit and specialized LED and controls offerings. The company is currently trying several technologies as it shows its continued focus in adapting to the digital transformation of the lighting infrastructure.
Current by GE General Manager of LED Products & Technology Melissa Wesorick said that the company is investing in latest lighting technology because many of its customers rely on it as a solution to many of their challenges. He added that the level of the new products is an indication of the shift towards a future that is more connected and has a wide diversity of applications.
Current by GE launched over 25 new products and solutions at the international trade event. Over 75% of the new outdoor and indoor products are operated digitally hence they allow customers to add more apps and sensors so as to transform their homes in intelligent environments.
New Integrated Indoor Solutions
Current by GE announced that it has launched its first LED tubes integrated, which are integrated with GE’s patented TriGain*technology to boost their saturated red critical to color accuracy R9 and color rendering index (CRI). Lumination LED indoor fixture collection with TriGain, enables commercial and retail lighting designers to attain maximum color rendering for products as well as architectural detail as well as improve efficiency in terms of power consumption.
Fixtures that have recessed lumination have also been designed with sensors that use one of three Daintree wireless control networks for centralized, distributed or standalone lighting control. Current by GE has offered customers with a wireless option that allows them to match today’s smart building application needs to that of the future.
If all lighting systems in the US were changed to LED and configured with connected lighting controls the county would save around $44 billion. This is according to data from the U.S. Department of Energy