May 2, 2016: ERP Power LLC, a leading provider of LED drivers enabling the lighting industry evolution from analog to digital, and Avi-on Labs Inc., the leading platform of Bluetooth Smart and CSRmesh wireless controls to the lighting industry, are demonstrating an easy-to-use, plug-n-play connected lighting control solution for LED luminaires. Leveraging mesh Bluetooth communications technology with utility-grade security, proprietary firmware, mobile software apps, and IoT cloud infrastructure – LED lighting manufacturers can deliver to their customers a high-quality, affordable lighting controls capability that is designed to last for the lifetime of the installation.
“ERP and Avi-on are showing the lighting industry how easy it is to offer a secure, plug-and-play, wireless controls architecture leveraging a turnkey solution of app, cloud, and firmware pre-integrated with proven LED drivers,” said Michael Archer, CEO of ERP Power. “Powered by Avi-on, the EXS and ERP drivers from ERP join a large and interoperable ecosystem of connected lighting products.”
ERP & Avi-on offer plug-n-play connected lighting control for LED luminaires
“Together, ERP and Avi-on are helping our customers accelerate their intelligent lighting control engineering efforts by 12-18 months while saving certification fees and millions of dollars in R&D resources,” said Eric Miller, CEO of Avi-on Labs, Inc. “In just a few months, LED luminaire manufacturers looking to comply with regulations like Energy Star 2.0 and California Title 24 can use our integrated platforms to bring entire lines of connected products to market this year.”
The EXS and EXP Series of LED drivers from ERP plus the Avi-on Platform Modules Solution enables LED lighting manufacturers to gain market advantage and fill the compliance gap by rapidly integrating simple, low-cost, easy-to-use and energy-efficient controls into their existing commercial, industrial and architectural lighting products. The Avi-on Software Controls Platform replaces wires to provide a turnkey combination of Apple® IOS® and Google Android mobile apps, a secure cloud, customized firmware and software support. Avi-on Modules are pre-integrated and tuned with the ERP LED driver dimming control for popular protocols, including: 0-10V, PWM, UART, I2C, SPI, ADC, TRIAC, and DALI. The Avi-on Module is pre-certified to comply with FCC, CE, IC and BQB requirements.
ERP and Avi-on will be demonstrating the intelligent lighting control solution. The Avi-on Platform Modules integrated with the EXS and EXP Series of LED Drivers from ERP will be generally available worldwide in the next 90 days.