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DiiA & DALI in the media

News from DiiA members and trade-press coverage

>> DALI-related Projects & and Case Studies

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Source Date Title
DiiA NEWS Oct 2020 DALI Lighting Awards open for entries (arc magazine)
IES Magazine September 2020 Zhaga Looks Toward Connected Indoor Lighting (Zhaga has announced the release of Book 20)
MEMBER NEWS August 2020 Helvar Introduces New Compact 45W Tunable White Driver (LED Professional)
MEMBER NEWS August 2020 Advanced RGB Lighting Controller Unit from Bridgetek Proves Quick & Easy to Deploy (EE Journal)
    MEMBER NEWS August 2020

Compact sensors for DALI-2 standard: BMS presence detectors from ESYLUX (PR)

BMS-Präsenzmelder von Esylux nach DALI-2-Standard (Highlight magazine)

MEMBER NEWS July 2020 UL Helps Advance LED Lighting Innovations (PR)  - "DiiA accredits UL lighting laboratory for global LED drivers, control gear and device interoperability and compliance testing."

MEMBER NEWS July 2020

Inventronics adds D4i-certified LED drivers for smart and connected luminaires (LEDs Magazine article)

Inventronics Introduces DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers (PR in LED Professional) 

MEMBER NEWS July 2020 Delta Launches New EUCO Arena Sport Series LED Drivers for Reliable, Efficient Arena and Outdoor Lighting (LED Professional)
DiiA NEWS June 2020

Bluetooth SIG and DiiA collaborate to accelerate IoT-enabled commercial lighting

>> List of press coverage

DiiA NEWS June 2020 Bluetooth SIG und DiiA forcieren die Entwicklung IoT-fähiger Beleuchtungs-Lösungen (Highlight magazine)

DiiA NEWS June 2020

DALI Alliance Achieves Landmark of 1,000 DALI-2 Products Certified (LED Professional)

MEMBER NEWS June 2020 DALI-2 certified Application Controller
Upowertek MEMBER NEWS June 2020

Upowertek Released New Generation NFC Programmable DALI-2 LED Drivers (LED Professional)

DiiA NEWS May 2020

Thread Group and DiiA Collaborate to Shape the Future of IoT Lighting for Commercial Buildings

>> AIthority
>> Connected
>> The Internet of Things Report
>> LED Professional

PRESS ARTICLE April 2020

DALI set to unwire with Thread

"Possibly a Bluetooth version will be in play as well. Zigbee/DALI interoperability also on its way. Meanwhile, what’s the future of IoT lighting in a world turning to home working?"

MEMBER NEWS April 2020

ABB i-bus® KNX DALI Gateways: Buildings just got smarter

The ABB DALI Gateways serves as the interface between the KNX installation in the building and the digital DALI lighting control system, and therefore unites the two most important building automation standards.

>> ABB Technical Article

PRESS ARTICLE April 2020

Signify throws its weight behind D4i interface

"Signify says it has upgraded in premium drivers to D4i, allowing customers to easily exchange different IoT nodes or sensors on luminaires."

DiiA News April 2020

Zigbee Alliance and DiiA Collaborate to Standardize DALI-Zigbee Gateways

>> IES
>> EC&M
>> Electronic Business
>> CE Pro
>> IoT Evolution
>> LEDs Magazine
>> LED Professional

DiiA News April 2020

First Zhaga-D4i certification awarded to outdoor LED luminaires

>> Electrical Business

>> LEDs Magazine

>> LED Professional

PRESS ARTICLE March 2020

Signify enhances IoT compatibility of its smart lighting drivers

"DiiA has certified the company’s outdoor Philips Xitanium Sensor Ready Xtreme LED driver as D4i compliant. Signify plans to launch an indoor D4i driver in the second quarter."

MEMBER NEWS March 2020

Signify upgrades Sensor Ready LED driver portfolio with new D4i standard

Signify has upgraded its portfolio of compact Philips Xitanium Sensor Ready Xtreme LED drivers for outdoor applications with the recently granted D4i certification.

eeNewsEurope: Sensor ready LED drivers comply with new D4i standard

Electronics360: Driving wider adoption of IoT connectivity in lighting

Siemens

MEMBER NEWS March 2020

New Siemens KNX actuator enhances cost and energy efficiency for DALI lighting control

MEMBER NEWS Feb 2020

eldoLED Releases Industry’s First DALI-2 Certified DT8 Tc Drivers

"DALI-2 certification for DT8 color type Tc drivers is the culmination of eldoLED's latest effort to elevate color science and is a significant step forward in our quest to bring digital solutions to market, simplify solution development, and drive the quality of light in LED systems."

DiiA NEWS Feb 2020

DiiA debuts DALI-2 certification of tunable white LED drivers

>> LED Professional

>> LEDs Magazine

PRESS ARTICLE Feb 2020

Acuity eldoLED adds DALI-2 DT8 Tc tunable SSL drivers

MEMBER NEWS Feb 2020

Comlight launch Zhaga Motion Detection Light Controller

"The sensor can act both as a standalone motion detection luminaire controller or as an occupancy sensor under a third-party controller. It is designed in accordance with the latest DALI-2, Zhaga-D4i and Zhaga book 18 specifications."

MEMBER NEWS January 2020

Orlight joins DALI Alliance

MEMBER NEWS January 2020

Outdoor LED driver LCO NFC PRE3: NFC interface and D4i

"...designed according to the D4i standards and therefore covers the latest DALI standards which define the provision of operating and diagnostic data. The 24V auxiliary supply and the DALI bus power supply designed in accordance with DALI Part 250 support the direct operation of communication modules and sensors."

DiiA NEWS

November 2019

 

DiiA starts D4i certification of LED drivers:

>> LEDs Magazine

>> LED Professional

MEMBER NEWS

November 2019

DEXAL LED driver for smartly connected lighting systems

"LED drivers enable the smooth interlinkage of luminaires with building management systems and the set-up of a smart luminaire infrastructure with integrated sensors and RF modules. Our product families provide access to a wealth of luminaire information and monitoring data in accordance with the DiiA standards Parts -251, -252 and -253."

MEMBER NEWS

Nov 2019

Tridonic and NMB-Minebea-GmbH sign partnership agreement

"The partnership aims to provide integrated Smart City services. For this purpose, hardware and software from both partners will be aligned so that they can easily be operated as a single system...which will be based on an open standard and comply with Zhaga/DALI standards."

Honeywell

(Utilities Middle East)

MEMBER NEWS

Nov 2019

Honeywell launches advanced smart lighting system

"INNCOM DALI enhances guest experiences in hospitality settings by offering customizable scenes featuring color lighting and tunable white variable color temperature controls."

B.E.G.

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

Oct 2019

DALI lighting control: Easily retrofitted

DiiA NEWS

Sept 2019

Demonstration at LpS Shows Zhaga-D4i's Plug-and-Play Interoperability of Streetlighting

DiiA NEWS

Sept 2019

SSL program news: D4i interoperability, and more

DiiA NEWS

Sept 2019

500th certified DALI-2 device added to DiiA database

DiiA NEWS

August 2019

DALI Summit 2019 Looks at DALI in Action, DALI with Wireless, and DALI in the Future

(LED Professional)

MEMBER NEWS

August 2019
 

Upowertek Launches DALI-2 Certified LED Drivers

"Upowertek began converting its existing DALI LED driver portfolio to DALI-2 from August 26, 2019, and more products will follow. The new driver with DALI-2 certification brings the promise of significantly improved multi-vendor interoperability as well as functionality compared to DALI version-1."

B.E.G.

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

August 2019

New multisensors for almost all applications

"The advantage of BMS multisensors over the classic connection of 24V multisensors is that the 2-wire DALI cable, which is often already available or planned for the lighting, can be used for the connection."

DiiA NEWS

August 2019

DALI-2 Certification of Sensors and Input Devices Is Now Underway

MEMBER NEWS

July 2019

LIGMAN joins DiiA as Community Member

B.E.G.

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

July 2019

DALI occupancy detector with HCL function for biodynamic light

MEMBER NEWS

June 2019

LOYTEC Input Devices achieve DALI-2 certification

LOYTEC electronics is proud to announce that its LDALI-BM2 Pushbutton Couplers and its LDALI-MS2 Multi-Sensors successfully passed the DALI-2 certification process. LOYTEC is one of the first companies in the world and the first supplier in Europe to successfully implement the recently available DALI-2 certification for DALI2 input devices.

MEMBER NEWS

June 2019

ABB Empowers Digital Lighting for Shijiazhuang Metro

"By installing DALI ballasts in lamps, single lamp control can be realized, and centralized management can be carried out. KNX can integrate DALI system, which is adopted by ABB i-bus® KNX, to realize digital lighting control."

>> See also an article in KNX Today

PRESS

June 2019

Lighting: Pros and Cons of using DALI with KNX for Homes

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

Worlds first- 303 & 304 certified products

World First DALI-2 certified input device

(LEDs Magazine)

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

ERP Power demonstrates world's smallest DALI-2 driver for indoor LED lighting applications

Bridgelux

(LEDs Magazine)

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

Vesta® Flex Is Now Your Interoperable Lighting and Controls Solution
Kinglumi (LEDGear)

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

Kinglumi Unveils TUV ENEC LED Independent Control Gear - LEDGear™ Including DALI-2

DiiA NEWS 

May 2019

Zhaga and DiiA Unveil Joint Zhaga-D4i Certification Program
Acuity Brands

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

Acuity Brands Products Win Best of Category, Design Excellence Award During LIGHTFAIR® International 2019

"eldoLED® 75W LED driver product family won Best of Category in the Ballasts, Transformers, Drivers, Systems and Kits category. The fully programmable 75W driver family is capable of dim-to-0.1%, dim-to-warm and tunable white performance. All 75W drivers are UL Class P listed. Control options include 0-10V and DALI-2."

Enlighted

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

Enlighted Expands IoT Platform Lighting Control Capabilities

"Enlighted’s sensor portfolio has expanded with the addition of new sensors supporting a dedicated two-wire interface...The sensor interface is compatible with the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI-2) specification and supports a broad portfolio of drivers worldwide."

OSRAM

(KNX Today)

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

OSRAM Offers Professional Lighting Control with a Direct Connection to KNX

PRESS 

May 2019

DiiA announces D4i extension to DALI for intra-luminaire smart SSL interface
Elektronik

PRESS

May 2019

DALI-2-Zertifizierung erweitert: Standardisierung für IoT-fähige Leuchten

LED Professional

PRESS

May 2019

DiiA Introduces D4i Bringing Standardization to Intra-Luminaire DALI

TE Connectivity

(LEDs Magazine)

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

TE Connectivity announces the new LUMAWISE Drive LED Holder Type Z50 – DALI-2 series for more attractive and compact solutions in track and spot lighting

Legrand

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

May 2019

Legrand launches uniquely adaptable lighting control system

LED Professional

LEDs Magazine

PRESS

April 2019

DiiA Holds DALI-2 Seminar at Lightfair International

DALI-2 seminar at Lightfair International

Virtual Extension Ltd

(LEDs Magazine)

MEMBER NEWS 

April 2019

VEmesh Wireless Extension to DALI (VEmesh D2D)

"A flexible solution for replacing all or part of the DALI wiring by wireless, VEmesh D2D is an excellent choice for a modern DALI-based LED luminaires’ system."

KNX Today

PRESS 

April 2019

Lighting Design: Why KNX Provides the Opportunity for Greater Things

"DALI gateways are proving to be the most powerful, combining the ease of deployment and compatibility of DALI with the power of KNX, all in a simple drop in ‘gateway’ that provides two-way communication."

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

April 2019

Light is networked: Versatile lighting control with DALI PROFESSIONAL KNX

"A DALI Pro KNX controls up to four DALI channels with up to 64 addresses and 50 sensors each. To implement larger projects, four devices are combined to a control system via LAN."

MEMBER NEWS

March 2019

zencontrol DALI-2 Power supply receives DiiA certification

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

March 2019

Modern office lighting solutions: The new variety of LED ceiling luminaires

"The IndiviLED luminaire family consists of LED panel, suspended and ceiling luminaires. It comes in five functional varieties, including dimmable with DALI control gears, and controllable with an integrated DALI daylight sensor (excluding the panel version). "

MEMBER NEWS

March 2019

Third-generation outdoor drivers now with NFC interface

MEMBER NEWS

Feb 2019

Osram Launches Digital Tunable White System

"[Osram has launched] a digital tunable white (TW) system based on DALI designed for human centric lighting (HCL) applications in educational, commercial office and healthcare settings."

MEMBER NEWS

Feb 2019

Casambi works with OSRAM DEXAL to boost wireless lighting within smart buildings

"Once connected to Casambi’s wireless control platform, OSRAM’s DEXAL LED drivers enable bi-directional communication based on the DALI protocol."

EFORE

(LEDs Magazine)

MEMBER NEWS

Feb 2019

EFORE to Introduce New 1500 W 3-Channel LED Driver at Strategies in Light 2019

"HELIOS [is] a 1500W constant-current DALI-2/DMX-capable LED driver, with 3 independent output channels and IP 66 enclosure, suitable for stadium, tunnel, horticulture, wide area lighting and TV/Broadcasting applications."

MEMBER NEWS

Feb 2019

LED drivers with DALI power supply

"The integrated DALI power supply (po4a) on the 16 mm versions allows easy integration of sensors without the need for additional DALI lines."

PRESS

January 2019

Zhaga and DiiA Agree Joint Certification Program for a Smart Luminaire Interface

PRESS

December 2018

When will I be able to buy certified DALI-2 sensors?

MEMBER NEWS

Nov 2018

GRE Alpha Announces DALI Testing Accreditation

(LED Professional)

MEMBER NEWS

Nov 2018

Lighting Scenes at the Touch of a Button - Tunable White System for Downlights

ABB

(Voltimum)

MEMBER NEWS

Nov 2018

ABB at LuxLive to demonstrate lifetime compliance for emergency lighting

PRESS

November 2018

What is DALI-2?

What is intra-luminaire DALI?

KNX Today

PRESS

Nov 2018

The Flexibility of KNX with External DALI and SMI Systems

WEBCAST PREVIEW 

October 2018

Webcast will address details and use cases of DALI-2 in smart SSL systems

MEMBER NEWS

October 2018

Philips unveils generation three of TrustSight (Lux magazine, Jan 2019)

Philips launch easy to design-in, programmable emergency lighting driver TrustSight Gen3 (Voltimum)

PRESS

October 2018

DALI Specifications from DiiA Enable Intelligent, Connected LED Luminaires

PRESS 

October 2018

DALI specifications from DiiA enable intelligent, connected LED luminaires

MEMBER NEWS

Sept 2018

Ledvance DALI High Bay Luminaires Provide Further Energy Savings
Kinglumi Co., Ltd

MEMBER NEWS

Sept 2018

Kinglumi launches the one4all types of DALI-2 standard LED drivers

BUILDINGS magazine

PRESS

August 2018

New Applications for DALI Lighting Controls

By Robert Hick of RH Controls Consulting LLC

MEMBER NEWS

July 2018

Helvar Launches LOOP SELV60 LED Driver Series

Design Products
& Applications
(article by WAGO)

PRESS

May 2018

Smashing the ceiling: How to break free of DALI technical limits

PRESS 

April 2018

Human-centric lighting boosts productivity in this Prague office building

CP Electronics

MEMBER NEWS

April 2018

Extended range of PIR presence detectors gives greater flexibility for DALI networks

Nordic Automation Systems

MEMBER NEWS

April 2018

A new era in smart street lighting
KNX Today

PRESS

April 2018
 

Theben Introduces DALI Gateway KNX plus for Infinitely Variable Coloured and White Light Control

MEMBER NEWS

March 2018

LTECH Join DiiA Alliance, Multi mode dimming driver passed DALI official certification

LED Professional

Photonics Media

PRESS 

March 2018

DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting

DiiA, Zhaga Collaborate on IoT Lighting

Hidden Wires

PRESS

March 2018

Lutron debuts multiple products at Light + Build 2018

MEMBER NEWS 

Jan 2018

eldoLED drivers DALI-2 certified: First four ECOdrive drivers passed DALI-2 certification

zencontrol

MEMBER NEWS

Jan 2018

Pushing forward with DALI-2

PRESS

Jan 2018

Helvar adds touch-wheel for circadian lighting control

MEMBER NEWS 

Nov 2017

LOYTEC's LDALI-PWR4-U Is World’s First DALI-2 Certified Bus Power Supply

MEMBER NEWS

Nov 2017

DALI vs. DALI-2: Why You Must Know the Difference

MEMBER NEWS

October 2017

OSRAM launches DALI-2 certified LED drivers

MEMBER NEWS 

Oct 2017

Lutron Launches World’s First Certified DALI-2 Lighting Control Solution

PRESS 

Sept 2017

Helvar to Launch the World's First DALI-2 Certified LED Driver

ARTICLE

Sept 2017

DALI-2 boosts lighting control systems with certification, control devices, and improved interoperability

MEMBER NEWS

Sept 2017

Helvar is the first in the world to launch DALI-2 certified LED driver

PRESS

Sept 2017

DALI-2 certification launch brings improved interoperability to DALI lighting-control systems
PRESS
July 2017
DiiA acquires DALI trademarks

PRESS

June 2017

DiiA acquires DALI trademarks
PRESS
June 2017
DiiA members use DALI-2 logo on certified products, signifying improved interoperability and enhanced functionality

MEMBER NEWS

May 2017

MEAN WELL participated in DiiA and join forces to develop DALI standard program

PRESS NEWS

April 2017

DiiA expands as momentum builds for DALI version-2 certification program