IOT Arena – LUXLIVE 2017
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15 - 16 NOVEMBER 2017 | ExCel, London

IOT Arena

Gooee IoT Arena

At the heart of the show is this centrepiece stage and technology zone where the digital future of lighting comes to life.

Demonstrations, presentations, discussions and break-out talks will focus on connected lighting and the exciting possibilities it’s opening up to engage occupants and control our world.

2017 Programme

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  • Wednesday 15 November 2017
    • 10:00

      Has lighting gone bonkers?

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      Supermarket lights are guiding customers to bargains in shopping malls, street lights are finding motorists parking spaces and airport lights are tracking wheelchairs…Wait. What? Here Gordon Routledge of Lux Review and friends discuss the killer apps for connected lighting that are set to change the lighting industry forever.
    • 10:30

      The lighting industry’s identity crisis over the IoT

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      The Voltimum experts panel asks if the quality of a lighting installation is set to become secondary to the benefits of its connectivity. Will the transition to IoT mean that the ‘lighting’ remains a key element of the project?
    • 11:00

      The security risks from connected lighting

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      The lighting industry is undergoing a digital revolution which brings both huge opportunities and major security risks. Our expert considers the risks that exist on an internet-based lighting systems and how to manage them.
    • 11:30

      Break-out session

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    • 12:00

      Why Bluetooth Mesh is smart lighting’s perfect partner

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      Martin Woolley of Bluetooth SIG explains how commercial lighting provides a natural grid for connectivity, and how Bluetooth mesh offers businesses the power to intelligently control processes such as lighting, temperature and air-conditioning.
    • 12:30

      Panel Discussion: Can we prevent a platform war before it starts?

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      A host of standards and protocols are vying to underpin connected lighting. Are there clear winners in a platform war? Our panellists – including representatives from Bluetooth SIG and Silvair – discuss the issues.
    • 13:00

      Case study: BMW flagship, Munich

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      Connected lighting at BMW’s showroom is giving customers an immersive, personalised experience in testing, selecting and purchasing a new model. Here we explore the technology which is making it happen.
    • 13:30

      Li-Fi – Lighting’s killer app

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      With Wi-Fi suffering from bandwidth congestion and security concerns, is the delivery of the internet using visible light a killer app for lighting? A speaker from innovative start-up pureLiFi explains the technology.
    • 14:00

      How IoT lights can help offices get more from less

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      Location-tracking technology embedded in luminaires is giving building owners valuable insights into how their space is used. As clients are prepared to pay for this data, this is set to be an early application for connected lighting.
    • 14:30

      Do we have to choose between the BMS and the IoT?

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      How will Building Management Systems, connected lighting and the internet of things work together in the digital age? Do we have to pick a winner, or can we integrate the different platforms? Our panel debates the issues.
    • 15:00

      Power over Ethernet: An idea whose time has come

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      On the face of it, Power over Ethernet is connected lighting’s best friend. And by using all its functionality and responsiveness, it can turn a building into a computer. But what are the technical parameters?
    • 15:30

      Lighting in the ‘connected home’

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      The adoption of smart lighting looks set to take a very different route in the residential market compared to the commercial one. Here our speaker explores how our lighting will look in the ‘connected home’.
    • 16:00

      Break-out session

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    • 16:30

      Case Study: Absa Bank, South Africa

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      Yatish Narsi of Design Partnership explains how the practice’s unique ‘Observe, Disrupt and Develop’ approach to interior design combined with customer-insight data led to a radical reboot of the retail branches of the Absa Bank.
    • 17:00

      The disrupted world of facilities management

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      Workplace technology can facilitate greater levels of collaboration and innovation, but to succeed you need to start with people. Here Peter Brogan, research and information manager of BIFM, looks at how IoT can transform workplace productivity.
  • Thursday 16 November 2017
    • 09:30

      Spy lights – are we the bad guys?

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      When the tracking of people becomes a widespread application of beacon- and sensor-enabled luminaires, will it threaten the lighting industry’s position as a purely benign force? Our panel discusses privacy in a connected world.
    • 10:00

      Case study: Petrie Museum, London

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      The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London has been relit with smart lighting that can deliver ‘proximity aware’ services to visitors. Here the designer and lighting researcher Panos Andrikopoulos walks us through the project.
    • 10:30

      How to integrate BMS with IoT lighting

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      So you’ve already got a Building Management System and you want it to talk to your internet-connected lighting. What are the benefits? Is it even technically feasible? Our expert speaker looks at the implications.
    • 11:00

      Connected Lighting Concept of the Year

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      Who will be crowned the winner of this exciting new Lux Awards category for 2017? Come and hear the shortlisted entrants pitch their ideas for applications of connected lighting to a panel of senior industry and tech experts.
    • 12:00

      Break-out session

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    • 12:30

      Keynote: How IoT can make products smart, interactive and trackable

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      Retailers could reap major benefits from digitally enabling labels and packaging for asset tracking, data collection and authentication. Niall Murphy, CEO of EVRYTHNG, shares his experience with brands such as Coca Cola and Diageo.
    • 13:00

      Retail Power Panel: How do make connected lighting happen?

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      Our expert panel of retailers, manufacturers and designers looks at the challenges facing the implementation of connected lighting as the platform for digital services and how they might be overcome.
    • 13:30

      Case study: Retail

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      Trials of internet-connected lighting in stores is producing extremely encouraging results, with increased basket sizes and dwell times. In this special retail case study, our expert speaker looks at these early learnings.
    • 14:00

      The Bluetooth standard that changes everything

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      The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has ratified a standard which meshes together Bluetooth beacons, extending the wireless platform’s physical range and dramatically opening up market opportunities for IoT lighting.
    • 14:30

      Case study: Bluetooth

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      Are we using all Bluetooth’s functionality and efficiency to deliver valuable connected lighting applications for customers? In this special session we look at the challenges and successes of a real-world Bluetooth and lighting project.
    • 14:30

      Connected lighting: A game changer in care homes

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      Researchers are trailing smart lighting in care homes as a means of delivering benefits such as bright light therapy, circadian effects for dementia patients and monitoring of occupant activity as well as falls.
    • 15:30

      The lighting designer’s role in IoT

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      Is the advent of connected lighting a threat or opportunity for lighting designers? What new skills will they need to thrive in the IoT space? Will light quality take a back seat to connectivity? Our experts share their views.
    • 16:00

      Break-out session

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