Lightovation Speaker Series: Lighting's Role in the Internet of Things

Thursday, June 22, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Seminar, Featured Event
Location: Trade Mart - 4th Floor 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming commonplace in the home, connecting a variety of everyday devices, including lighting. Mobile devices further shape and transform the way consumers interact with and experience lighting by enabling an unprecedented level of convenience, control and personalization. In this session, one of the IoT’s biggest innovators in the lighting industry will share insights on the benefits and cost efficiencies of smart and connected lighting in the home, as well as security considerations and other pitfalls in this exciting new lighting landscape.
1 CLC Credit
Beatrice Witzgall, CEO and founder of LumiFi, is an accomplished, award-winning lighting designer with more than 20 years of global experience. She has worked on countless lighting design projects alongside renowned architects including Frank Gehry and Steven Holl. Having worked as a German-trained architect and graphic design and digital media teacher, Witzgall is driven by how technology and light transforms and influences a space and how people interact with it. Her primary focus is hospitality, as well as SuperYacht projects, but has also worked on numerous residential, commercial and institutional projects. In 2010, she received the prestigious Lumen Award for her contribution to the Lincoln Center - Alice Tully Hall & Juilliard School. Her business, LumiFi, offers smart lighting software for the home consumer and hospitality industry.