The Connected Lighting Alliance Passes 20 Member Threshold

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 03/24/14 -- Since its founding little over a year ago, membership of The Connected Lighting Alliance has more than tripled, an important showing of support for wireless connectivity standardization in the lighting industry. The Alliance recently recognized Tridonic as its 20th member.

"Following the endorsement of ZigBee Light Link for residential connected lighting solutions, and our scope extension to indoor professional lighting, we have seen an influx of new members. In the 2nd quarter of 2013, our alliance grew by 70%. New members include Tridonic, LG Electronics, Helvar, Harvard Engineering, GreenWave Reality, Frontline LED, Atmel, Fairchild Semiconductor, Marvell and ON Semiconductor," said Simon den Uijl, the Secretary General of The Connected Lighting Alliance.

"We are happy to be the 20th member of the alliance and to contribute to the success of the alliance. For us, it was clear that as an industry leader, we had to join our peers in the discussions regarding a common open wireless connectivity standard for the indoor professional market," said Dr. Alfred Felder, CEO of Tridonic.

In addition, Daintree Networks decided to upgrade its status, thereby becoming the alliance's 10th Regular Member. Regular Members enjoy full benefits of the alliance's activities. An up-to-date overview of the alliance's members can be found on: http://theconnectedlightingalliance.org/members

About The Connected Lighting Alliance The Connected Lighting Alliance was founded by GE Lighting, Lutron, OSRAM, Panasonic, Philips, and TOSHIBA in August 2012 as the primary advocate of wireless connectivity in lighting applications. As a non-profit organization constituted by the leading companies in the lighting industry, its mission is to promote the global adoption and growth of wireless lighting solutions by supporting open standards. For more information, please visit www.theconnectedlightingalliance.org