Control, Connect, Create: Cree Lighting Intelligence Platforms are Built for the Future

At LIGHTFAIR International 2019, discover how Cree Lighting’s
intelligent lighting controls can improve building operations today,
inside and out, and prepare them for the Internet of Things revolution

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming mainstream and building
owners and operators are looking for intuitive, intelligent solutions
that not only provide the light control they need now, but are also
future-proofed for the smart building applications they will need later.

SmartCast Intelligence Platform

Cree Lighting has the answer with its SmartCast Intelligence Platform™,
on display at LIGHTFAIR International 2019, booth #2119 in Philadelphia.

The SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ offers the ideal integrated
lighting control solution for indoor, industrial and outdoor
applications with SmartCast® Wireless, SmartCast® Power
over Ethernet and Synapse® SimplySNAP™ enabled luminaires.
With an open API, the platform is also interoperable with third-party
networks and technologies for virtually limitless applications to
improve business profitability and streamline facility management.

Our platform is uniquely future-enabled; designed to easily scale in
ways that let customers connect to the IoT at their own pace, while
offering value beyond energy savings at any stage,” said Tom Hinds,
director, intelligent lighting, Cree Lighting.

With cybersecurity engineered into the core of the product, SmartCast®
Technology also connects easily to other systems while keeping data and
systems secure, backed by the highest standards of IT-level security
testing. In recently completed independent penetration testing, SmartCast®
Technology cybersecurity was ranked among the top ten percent of
all technology companies tested – a list that includes leading
technology brands consumers use every day.

Cadiant™ Dynamic Skylight

The most impressive use of SmartCast® Technology at LIGHTFAIR
International can be seen with the Cadiant dynamic skylight,
a ground-breaking lighting experience that uses advanced lighting
controls in combination with multi-dimensional LED panels and
color-changing technology to simulate the natural dawn to dusk,
east-to-west arc of the sun. This provides a valuable sensory connection
to the outdoors for people working in spaces without access to natural

SmartCast® Touchscreen Control

Cree Lighting is unveiling its new SmartCast® Touchscreen
Control at LIGHTFAIR International. It is the first device of its kind
utilizing the SmartCast® API to seamlessly integrate
luminaires and software across the entire SmartCast®
ecosystem, bringing breakthrough experiences like the Cadiant™ dynamic
skylight to life. Designed for superior user experience, the interface
is easy to use with clean graphics and highly intuitive control.

SmartCast® API and Losant Integration

To further illustrate the power of the SmartCast® API, Cree
Lighting will be demonstrating new intelligent light applications with
one of its software development partners, Losant. By utilizing the
SmartCast® API, Losant can leverage rich data and IoT
experience with an application enablement platform that allows
enterprises to effectively and easily build applications.

Losant is excited about our partnership with Cree Lighting,” said Craig
Baldwin, partnership director at Losant. “The Losant Enterprise IoT
platform extends the functionalities of the Smartcast® API
and their line of products. We believe this new set of capabilities will
be a game-changer for present and future Cree SmartCast®

Synapse® SimplySNAP™ Integration

In collaboration with Synapse® Wireless, Cree Lighting area
and high-bay luminaires enabled with SimplySNAP™ control deliver
intuitive, intelligent lighting designed specifically for outdoor and
industrial applications. SimplySNAP™ luminaires integrate wirelessly
through a reliable and secure 2.4 GHz mesh network. The end-to-end
system is simple and easy to install with stand-alone functionality that
scales to cloud-enabled solutions.

To learn more about Cree Lighting highlights at LIGHTFAIR, please visit:

SimplySNAP™ is a trademark of Synapse Wireless, Inc.

About Cree Lighting

Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., is a market-leading
innovator of LED lighting fixtures, lamps and commercial lighting
solutions for interior, exterior, and intelligent lighting applications.
Cree Lighting’s cutting-edge technology delivers proven value for
municipalities, as well as for education, automotive dealership,
industrial and healthcare customers. The Cree Lighting team is committed
to transforming the way people experience light through innovative
technology and intelligence platforms that help make buildings more
efficient and businesses more profitable. Visit
for more information.


Jamie Palmeroni-Lavis, McDougall Communications for
Cree Lighting, +1-585-434-2151,

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