Anyone who listens to Home: On is probably well aware that host Richard Gunther is interested in (some might say obsessed with) lighting. Since Episode 001, when he first reported on news from Lightfair, he’s been bringing news and information about LED and connected lighting technology to the DMZ and Home: On listeners.
This winter Richard will be speaking at CES on a connected lighting panel hosted by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The panel, called “Smart Lighting Just Needs to Work,” addresses one of the biggest challenges facing products today: between standards, protocols, and confusing lighting facts, it has become way to difficult to buy a lightbulb. What can the industry do to bring it down to reasonably understandable terms for consumers and ensure that when they take a product home from the store it’s just going to work with what they already have?
Richard joins the following panelists for this important discussion:
- Katy Scheck, Director of Marketing, Bluetooth SIG (moderator)
- Dana Kunz, COO, Avi-on Labs, Inc.
- Felix Zhao, CEO & Founder, Cassia Networks
- Radek Tadajewski, OORT
If you’re attending CES in January, be sure to look into this session. It’s at 11:30 a.m. PST on Saturday, January 7, and it’s open to all CES attendees at no additional cost. The CES website has more information on this session and the entire An IoT for Everyone track sponsored by the Bluetooth SIG.