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IOT-Ready Alliance™ Member Quotes

A human centric lighting system requires deep insight of customer and end user needs, and the ability to deliver value at scale. We realize this paradigm shift in the lighting industry offers enormous opportunity for end-to-end solutions within a connected ecosystem. The IoT Ready Alliance is building a powerful industry standard to address this paradigm shift by defining the interface between lighting and data to accelerate the adoption of IoT and realize its benefits for end users. We are excited to be part of this next phase of lighting. - Tim Lester, CEO, Bridgelux


There is tremendous urgency to enable today's shipping LED luminaires to be easily upgraded with IoT technology. Otherwise, these buildings are condemned to be unintelligent for the entire lifecycle of those fixtures. Fifteen or more years is a long time for building owners to have another chance. With IoT-Ready™ fixtures, customers can install future-proof LED luminaires in their buildings. - Joe Costello, CEO, Enlighted


The IoT-Ready™ Alliance promises to accelerate industry efforts to deliver a large and interoperable ecosystem of connected lighting products for commercial properties. LED drivers are the natural place to embed intelligence for lighting controls, and integrate with a variety of sensors, to form the backbone for access to Internet of Things (IoT) applications. We call it the Internet of Lights. - Michael Archer, CEO, ERP Power

We believe that intelligent luminaires are a key enabler of next generation productivity improvements and cost savings. The IoT Ready® program facilitates an easy, rapid, and cost-effective adoption through integration of technology and industrial design. This ensures that Focal Point luminaires can easily be used in a wide variety of spaces, thus enhancing the occupants' quality of life and contributing to sound building management. - Mike Thornton, CMO, Focal Point

FSP Group is joining the IoT-Ready™ Alliance and becoming the first to introduce smart lighting power solutions. - FSP Group

Selux believes that the IOT is the future, and the IOT-Ready Alliance is establishing the standards to make the future a reality. By standardizing ways to easily integrate IoT into lighting, we are helping our customers be ready for this future. - Lauri Blake, Product Manager, Selux

We are very pleased key players from the lighting industry have come together to meet the needs of our customers, and Tridonic is a driving part of it. IoT-Ready™ future-proofs lighting fixtures so that customers do not have to worry about forward compatibility to upcoming technology upgrades that are expected in the fast-developing world of IoT. - Guido van Tartwijk, CEO, Tridonic

Universal Lighting Technologies

Universal Lighting Technologies (a member of the Panasonic Group) is excited to be a contributing member of the IoT Ready Alliance. As the IoT segment grows it will be imperative for the industry to operate under standardized protocols. We see this as a proactive way to help define these protocols and ensure the industry has the ability to offer interoperability to end users so that they can in return receive the best possible user experience. - Chris Holstein, Universal Lighting Technologies