eldoLED ECOdrive 568/M enables precise indoor location
EINDHOVEN - November 18, 2015 - eldoLED today announces ECOdrive 568/M LED drivers featuring Visible Light Communication (VLC) enabling ultra-precise indoor positioning and way finding.
eldoLED ECOdrive LED drivers are part of Acuity Brands new indoor positioning platform solutions combining VLC with Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology -- to assist retailers in delivering relevant digital content to shoppers via their mobile devices. ByteLight technology from Acuity Brands enables retailers to provide offers, product information and assistance to shoppers based on their in-store location.
"Lighting-driven indoor positioning services are emerging as the best approach for retailers to deliver a true omnichannel shopping experience to their customers at the point-of-purchase location," said Steve Lydecker, Acuity Brands Lighting Senior Vice President of Applied Integrated Solutions. "Our precise indoor location technology enabled through eldoLED technology delivers a superior indoor positioning solution that allows retailers to engage digitally with their customers anywhere in the store."
Retailers can also benefit from operational savings by using ByteLight technology to obtain information that helps them to optimize staffing, efficiently replenish out-of-stock locations, and assess the impact of marketing and merchandising strategies.
As all eldoLED drivers, ECOdrive 568/M is compliant with IEEE P1789 "Recommended practices for modulating current in High Brigthness LEDs for mitigating health risks to viewers". More information on flicker can be found on eldoLED Natural Dimming pages and on the IEEE website.
eldoLED is a world leader in the design and manufacture of intelligent drive solutions for LED based lighting systems. Our technologies empower our customers to deliver the promise of LED lighting: smarter, sleeker and more efficient systems to meet the needs of an ever more energy conscious world.
About Acuity Brands
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of indoor and outdoor lighting and energy management solutions. With fiscal year 2015 net sales of $2.7 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 8,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company's products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Winona® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Sunoptics®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, eldoLED®, Distech Controls® and Acuity Controls™.
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