Now Shipping: Platformatics Software V1.1

I’m proud to announce that Platformatics has released the latest version of LOIP™ (Light over IP) Software!   The newest version of code supports a wide variety of light fixtures and sensors necessary to operate a code compliant building.  PAC software V1.1 supports the Design Light Consortium’s NETWORKED LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM SPECIFICATION V1.0.  The specification requires features such as the ability cap light output (high end trim)...

A Platformatics View of IoT (Internet of Things)

It All Starts with Use Cases IoT is an outcome of the drive to amplify everything useful.  While building network solutions that reduce energy consumption of commercial buildings, data centers and cities, I learned early that successful solutions require a sound understanding of the customer use case.  Without this, success is accidental—and rarely achieved.  Though this lesson is obvious, in the history of product develo...