Integrators, Replace Electricians With PoE Lighting

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 19, 2016

Electricians often steal security business, causing problems for themselves, users and security integrators.

Now, an emerging technology could flip things by allowing integrators to install lights, with the end result looking just like conventional systems.

Are these products a novelty, or do they represent real advancement in lighting technology? In this note, we analyze PoE Illumination's potential impact in the integration market, looking at:

  • LED power consumption and PoE math
  • Management benefits
  • Licensing benefits
  • Commercial options
  • Upcoming PoE standard
  • Market upside for integrators

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***, ** ******** ********** ***** **** ****** ** ******** *********** to ******* ******, **** *** *** ****** ******* **** **** conventional *******.

*** ***** ******** * *******, ** ** **** ********* **** advancement ** ******** **********? ** **** ****, ** ******* *** Illumination's ********* ****** ** *** *********** ******, ******* **:

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White **** *** *** ****

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* ****** ** * **** ** ******** ** ** *** drawing ~**% ** **** *****. *** ******* ********** ***** ********* supply ******* ***** **** *********** *** *** ** *** *** circuits *** ** ****, **** ** *** ***** ********.

*** *******, ******** **** **** ***.*** ** ****'* ** ****** between *** ** **.** ** *******. **** ***** * ** W *** ********** **** ***** *.* ***** *** ** ****** powered ** * ****** ****, *** ******** ***** *** ** controlled **** * ****** *** ****** *******, **** ** ******* ** * ** ******* ***** ******. **** ****** ******** ***** *** ********* ******** *** *+ per ******, ** ***** ****** ***** *** ****** ******, *** entire ********'* ******** ***** ** ********** ** *** ** *** PoE ********. *******, *** *** ******** ****** ** ******* *********** towards ****-********* ************ ********* **** ***.*** ***+ **** ****** ** to ** ***** *** ****. ****** ******* ** ***** ********, five ** *** ** * *********** *** ****** **** **** now.

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Management *******

***** **** ***** **** *****, *** *** ****** ****** ******** to ** ******* *** ********** ** * ********* ******** - computer/network ***********. ***** **** ****** ***** **** ******** *****, ******** or *********** *********** ******** ******* ***** ***** ** *********** ************. With *** ********, *** **** ** ***** *** ****** *** LAN *** ***** ************ ** **** ****** *** **** ****** the ************ ******.

******* ********** ** ******* ****** **/*** ** ****/***** ** * building **** *** **** *** *** ** * ******* ******* like ** ***** ***** ** ****** *******.

Electrician ******* ******

*** ** *** **** ********** ******* ** **** ****** ** its ************** ** '*** *******' **********. **** ******* ** ******** systems **** ** *** **** ** ** ********* *** ******** by ******** ********** **********, *** ******* ** ********* ** *** voltage *** ** *********** ******** ********** ******** *********** ****.

Commercial *** ******** *******

**** *** **** **** *****, *** ****** ** *** ******** providers *** ******** **** * ********* *** ** **** **** 15 ** ** **** ******* ********** ** ******** ******.

*** *******, ********** **** ***************** ****** ******* ****** ************** *******, *** *** ** ***** ****** ** **** ******. *******, since **** *** ****** *** ***** ******* *** *** ********:

***** *** ****** ** ***** *****, **** ** ***** ********* now **** ****** *****, ************, *** ********* ** ***** ********** and *** ******** ******** ********.

Security *** ************

** **** ****, *** ******** ** *** ***, ** ******* specialty ***** ******** *********** ********* ***** *****/******* *** ***** ** part ** ***** *********, ********* '******** ******' ****:

***** *** ******** *** ******* **** ************ **** ******** *******, these *** ***** ************ *********** *** ********* ** *** ******* for *** ******** *********** *****.

Upcoming *** * *** ********

*** ****** *** *** ******** *** *** ***** *********** ***** future, ****** ******** ********* *** *******, ********** **** ***.***. **** ****** ***** *** ** ***** ****************:

***** ***** ** ***** ****** *** ***** ***********, ** **** more *********** ***** ** *** (***.***) ** ******** ** ** ******** ** ****. **** ***** proposes * ******* ** *** **** ** ******* *** ***** at *** ****** ** ***** *** **** ***** ** * category *****. ******* ****** ********** ***.*** ****** ** ********** *******, ********** ***** ***********, *** **** ******* ********** *******.

***** *** ********** ******* *** *** ** ********* ****** *** surveillance *******, ** **** **** *** *********** *** ***** ********** lighting ******** *** *** ****** *** ****** *** *** ** group ** ******** ******* ** ****** ** ******** ******** *******.

Market ******

*** ******** ******** * *********** **** ****** *** *** ******* integrators. ******* ************ ******** *** ****** ******** ****** ** ** significantly ****** **** ***** ************. **** ******* ***** *** **** for ******** *********** ** ******** **** * ****** ***** **** have ************* *** *** *** ****** ** ********. *********** ***** to **** * ******* ** *** ******** ****** **** ***** more **** ** ********* ***** ************ **** '*********' ******** ********.

Potentially *** *********** *****

** ***** **** ** * *********** *********** ******* *** *********** to ******** ** * ********** ** ******* ***** ********* ***** with ***** *** ****** *******. *** ****** *** ****** *********** to **** ** * ****** **** *** **** ********** ** the ****.

*******, * *** ****** ****** ** **** ** ****:

  • ********* **** * ******** ****** ***** ** ************ *********** ** pull *** ** ******** **********.
  • **** ** ************ ***** *** **** *** ******** *********, *********** could **** ***** ******** *******.
  • ************ ***** ***** ** **** ** ***** ** **** **** compete ******* **** *****.

***********, ***** *** ********* *** ****** ******* *** *** ******* to ***** ********** ************, **** ** * ****** *********** ** consider.

Comments (26)

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*** ******** (*******) ******** **** $** *** **. *** ***** are ***** $**.

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**** *'* *** **** *** *** ******* ** **** *** panels *** *** **** ********* ******** **** *********** ******** ******** to ********.

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** *** **'* **** **** **** **** **** ******** ****** over *** *******, **'* *** ***** ********* ***********

*** *****-***** *** ******** *** **** ******** *** *********, *** we've *** **** ****** ******* **** **** ******* *****/**** ***-***** LED ********. *** ** *** *******, *********, *** **** *** still ***** ****** ***** *** *****, *** ****** ***% ** the "**** **********" ****** **** ******** **** *** ** ***** failed ****** *** ***** *** ****** ** *********.

***** *** *********** **** *****, ******* *** ******* ** ***, I **** ****-***** *** *********** ** *********. ** *** **********, the **** ******** ***-***** **** *** * ******** ** ****** of * ******* -- **** ***'* ******* *** *****.

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*** **** ***** ** **** *** ******* ** ******* ***** lighting ******* ** ** *** **********/***** **** ** ******* **** when ** *** **** * *** ***** (********* ******) ******** system ** *** ****** **** * ************ ** ***** ********* on * ***** ***** ** ******. *** **** ** ********** of *** *** ******* ******* ** ***.

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*'** **** ****** *** ***** **** ****** ********** ***** ********* in * ******** **** ** ******* ***...

*****'** ** *** ******* ******* **'*, ********, ******* ** **** Phones.

******* * ***** ***** ***** ***** ****** *** **** ****** are ***...***** ******** *******, ***** ******, ***********, *********** *******, *********, sounders, ***** ******** *** *** ***...

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* ******* ***** ** **** **** ** ********, ***** **** directly ********* **** *** ******* ***-****** ******* **** ***** ******** solutions. *** ***, *** ***** **** ******* ******** *** ********** suitable *** ******* ****!

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