Jonathan Hauser

26 Flips | 4 Magazines | 4 Likes | 6 Following | 9 Followers | @jonathanhauser | Jonathan is truly living the lighting world. From designing fixtures and buildings to constantly discovering new lighting technologies.

What makes an LED driver IoT-compatible?

One manufacturer’s efforts to meet the new LED driver standard from the IoT-Ready Alliance.

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iGuzzini brings lighting to the future with Laser Blade XS ‘The Blade’

<b>This icon of miniaturisation and precision perfectly integrates with architecture to create unprecedented expressive shapes with a new definition of</b> …

IKEA launches its own low-cost smart lighting range

For many people, their first foray into the world of home automation begins with lighting. There's a good reason for this: smart bulbs easily fit into existing furnishings and can be operated using just a smartphone, which (mostly) everybody now owns. Philips, with its Hue range, is perhaps the …

Home Automation

Circadian Lighting Supports Health and Wellbeing in the Office Environment - retrofit

Lighting design for office buildings has typically focused on energy efficiency and the amount of light required for work in terms of vision. Little …

21 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes You Should Try

Time to use one of the most versatile tools in your kitchen.

Hotel's Android-based lightswitches are predictably, horribly insecure

Matthew Garrett checked into a London hotel and discovered that the proprietors had decided that "light switches are unfashionable and replaced them …

Garrett

Lux to host Middle East roundtable on spec protection

Design practices creating lighting schemes for buildings in the Middle East need a local presence to ensure that the specified equipment doesn’t get …

Breaking: Apple set to add li-fi capability to iPhone

Apple looks set to include a li-fi capability in future versions of the iPhone, meaning it can access high-speed data using lighting.

Which is the best Internet of Things platform?

Are the IoT and the smart home set for a decade-long format war? Rapidly being talked-up as a pillar of the Internet of Things (IoT), home automation …

Internet of Things

The Best Home Automation Systems to Buy Now

Home automation is an ever-expanding market that is growing by leaps and bounds. Let’s face it — people like their technology, and they like to feel …

5 surprising things you can control with your phone

In the last 10 years, the smartphone has taken over the worlds of communication, entertainment, productivity, photography and more. It was only a matter of time, then, until the smartphone absorbed the typical remote control as well. And I'm not just talking about replacing the myriad remotes for …

World’s ‘Thinnest’ Light Bulb, Made From Graphene, Debuts

Discovery could eventually transform computers as well.<p>The quest for the better light bulb has taken yet another leap. This time, nanotechnology derives light from atom-thin strips of one of the world’s strongest materials: graphene.<p>For the first time, scientists say they’ve created a flexible and …

This chart shows why Google’s smart home bet may be a flop at first

Nest, which is owned by the search giant, rolled out its new line of smart home products on Wednesday, and while the update to the devices were impressive, the company still has one big problem. Nobody seems to want a connected home.<p>According to a recent report from Argus Insights, consumer …

Lighting controls in hotels: things could be so much better...

Lighting controls have the potential to take charge of other systems in hotel rooms, says Sam Woodward

The hotel lighting trick that could cure jet lag

The 8 American Wineries With The Best Restaurants On Site

2 minute Read<p>Visiting a winery is a fantastic activity, but after all that wine tasting, you’re probably going to be extremely hungry. While lots of …

Kinetic Lighting Control and All White Bulbs for Philips Hue

Philips’ hue lighting system is gaining two new components, a hue lux remote-control white bulb, and the hue tap, a clever little switch which makes …

5 New Devices on Apple HomeKit

Apple first announced HomeKit, its wireless protocol for home automation, almost an entire year ago at Apple’s developers conference in June …

Home Automation

Smart home buying guide

Smart home automation puts remote control of your comfort, convenience, and safety at your fingertips, no matter where you are.<p>Good news: you can now …

First Batch of Apple’s HomeKit Accessories now Available

True to their word, the first batch of Apple’s HomeKit compatible accessories has been released. Just last month we heard of the possibility of Apple …

Apple Homekit vs Google Brillo and Weave, More Alike Than Not?

In 2014 Apple announced that Homekit was coming to iOS, and predicted that it would enable broader adoption and easier implementation of the Internet …

Home Automation

Transform your home into a futuristic wonderland with these HomeKit gadgets

Almost a year since Apple unveiled its home-automation platform HomeKit, the first compatible products were officially announced today — allowing you to start building that <i>Jetsons</i>-style smart home you’ve always dreamed about, operated via Siri using your iPhone, iPad or even Apple Watch.<p>Among the …

Home Automation

Lighting Interiors Online

First Ever Online Exhibition<br>Sponsored by<p>See below an array of some of the best companies in the Interiors and Lighting industry..just click on the …

Why the DIY smart home revolution won't work

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) is seemingly everywhere – from home improvement to healthcare. The DIY Network is an entire television channel devoted to projects you can do yourself. When a simple search can find pages of Pinterest projects for every room in your house and day of the year, the allure and …