Fulham Partners with Tvilight to Deliver First Smart City Programmable Lighting Solutions

New Fulham WorkHorse LED Outdoor Drivers Interoperate with Tvilight SkyLite Lighting Control and CityManager Software to Provide Cloud-controlled Lighting for an IoT World.

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Hawthorne, CA, USA — Fulham Co., Inc. (http://www.fulham.com), a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today introduced a new technology alliance with Tvilight (http://www.tvilight.com), a Dutch high-tech company and a European market leader in sensors, wireless controls, and lighting management software, to deliver fully programmable, wireless outdoor LED systems for emerging Smart Cities. Fulham will be demonstrating the manageable LED outdoor drivers in booth 3817 at LighFair in San Diego.

The combination of Fulham’s WorkHorse LED outdoor drivers with Tvilight’s real-time broadband mesh networks enables users to capitalize on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, using the cloud to manage lighting for cities, utilities, airports, railways, and other environments. Fulham and Tvilight recently demonstrated the world’s first networked LED driver for outdoor lighting fully integrated with SkyLite, Tvilight’s intelligent wireless lighting control system. Fulham also has just released a new series of WorkHorse LED Outdoor drivers that are fully compatible with CityManager, Tvilight’s cloud-based Smart City management platform for 802.15.4 networking, sensors, and lighting. Using cloud control for outdoor LED lighting also reduces installation complexity, minimizes maintenance cost, and significantly lowers operating and energy cost while increasing monitoring and control.

“Tvilight offers a true next generation management system,” said Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing for Fulham. “They understand that the best solutions will start, not end, with lighting control. Their approach to Smart Cities, the embrace of open standards and the development of an application ecoSystem delivers the promise of ‘lighting as a platform’ today.”

Using the SkyLite IoT management platform, users can manage and monitor the health of Fulham outdoor LED systems. Using Tvilight’s CityManager management software, they will be able to set the output current for the LEDs remotely to reduce errors, extend the lamp’s useful life, and simplify installation and maintenance. Rather than using photocells, the Fulham drivers will include astro-clock functionality to adapt to seasonal changes and local sunset and sunrise.

“Fulham is empowering thousands of OEMs into the connected, controlled lighting world,” said Chintan Shah, CEO of Tvilight. “They embrace our vision for open standards, and see the potential of smarter lighting controlled drivers and devices.”

For more information about Fulham’s complete line of wireless outdoor LED drivers, please visit http://www.fulham.com/product-systems/led-systems.

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the U.K., China, India and the UAE. For more information, visit http://www.fulham.com.

About Tvilight
Tvilight B.V. is a European market leader in professional end-to-end lighting control solutions. The company specializes in sensors, wireless lighting controls, and connected lighting management software for outdoor applications. Tvilight products create an independent open network that allows integrating a multitude of third-party applications and constitutes a reliable, future-proof base for a Smart City. Tvilight also offers sensor solutions for environmental monitoring and traffic management, taking connected outdoor lighting to a next level. Tvilight has an installed base of more than 100 projects across the globe. For more information, visit http://www.tvilight.com.

Contact Fulham:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
Phone: +1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252
afirchau@fulham.com
http://www.fulham.com

Contact Tvilight:
Mariia Stolyga
Marketing Manager
Tvilight B.V.
Mobile: +3 (161) 567 0050
m.stolyga@tvilight.com
http://www.tvilight.com

Fulham Announces Groundbreaking HotSpot Plus All-in-One LED Driver and Emergency System

New System Delivers Maximum Features and Flexibility in Significantly Smaller Footprint.

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Hawthorne, CA, USA (February 12, 2016) — Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced the availability of its new HotSpot Plus™ All-in-One LED Driver and Emergency System. Combining a dimmable LED driver, emergency LED driver and replaceable backup battery, the HotSpot Plus delivers a complete LED emergency system in a small, efficient and cost-effective package that completely eliminates the need for a separate emergency system.

The new system has been developed to meet the needs of commercial builders who are increasingly being asked to meet new state and city safety requirements for more emergency lighting in new construction and retrofit projects. The industry’s first-of-its-kind system is faster to assemble, features new battery technology that delivers more cycles and longer life, and can be programmed for use in a broad array of fixtures. These features provide luminaire manufacturers with greater inventory flexibility and the ability to deliver products more rapidly.

“Fulham is committed to helping its customers remain successful as they compete in a rapidly evolving and growing marketplace,” said Russ Sharer, vice president of marketing and business development for Fulham. “To that end, our product development goals are to create new products and solutions that are intelligent, programmable and connected. Products such as the HotSpot Plus meet those goals and help our customers to stay ahead.”

The Fulham HotSpot Plus functions as a 40W constant current LED driver during normal working conditions, delivering from 250-1400mA of current. If a power outage occurs, the system automatically engages an integrated LiFePO4 6.4VDC backup battery to maintain the availability of current, delivering 5W of power for 180 minutes or 10W for 90 minutes.

The HotSpot Plus system can be programmed to deliver current in increments of 1mA with the Fulham SmartSet programming platform. Users can program the driver via the handheld TPSB-100 SmartSet Controller or the feature-rich SmartSet PC Software. The SmartSet system also includes a one-touch, auto-program feature for fast, efficient programming of multiple units.

To provide users with maximum flexibility, the HotSpot Plus is available in two formats, compact (6.29″ x 3.0″ x 1.10″) or linear (9.5″ x 2.4″ x 1.34″), and can be installed easily with only two screws. Advanced features include: an illuminated test switch, self-diagnostics and a user-selectable emergency power level.

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the U.K., China, India and the United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit http://www.fulham.com.

Media Contact:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
+1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252
afirchau@fulham.com
http://www.fulham.com