Tech news tagged ‘mains’

Control LED lighting over the mains with HomePlug Green PHY

The Californian start-up Greenvity is claiming a first – a HomePlug Green PHY has been implemented in a chip for over-mains control of LED lighting. “HomePlug AV is used in set-top boxes in Europe and is starting in the US,” said Greenvity CEO Hung Nguyen. “Any lighting system…

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Apple, Philips to sell LED house lighting

Apple and Philips have teamed up to sell iPhone-controlled LED house lights. Colour is widely-tuneable, and DIY install takes minutes. Called Hue, made by Philips, and only sold through Apple at the moment, the system is based around a colour-tuneable 600lm LED light bulb (25-50W equivalent…

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