CES 2016: ILLUMRA Presents World’s First ZigBee Rocker-Style Self-Powered Wireless Light Switch

Posted: Jan 7 2016, 10:01am CST | by , in News | CES

CES 2016: ILLUMRA Presents World’s First ZigBee Rocker-Style Self-Powered Wireless Light Switch
  • ILLUMRA expanding its line-up of Self-Powered Wireless Switch at CES 2016!

The line-up is designed to support battery-less and wire-free installation in residences and businesses.

ILLUMRA will be increasing its lineup of proven Self-Powered Wireless Switch options. All the products will include support for ZigBee and will be presented at CES 2016.

The products have been designed to support battery-less and wire-free installation. Both residential and commercial smart buildings can avail the products.

The ZigBee Switch by ILLUMRA especially contains the EnOcean technology. It provides users wireless control of their lighting and automation systems.

The switch, presented at CES 2016, comes with faster installation and lower maintenance costs. The switch was developed using battery-free energy-harvesting technology. The switch has been designed to operate maintenance-free for 20 plusyears

The ILLUMRA switches reliably control the EnOcean compatible lighting systems. The mechanism of energy harvesting in the switches is powered by the motion of the user pressing the switch.

The Self-Powered ZigBee Switch, now at display at CES, will be available to OEM companies. The companies can use them to control LED light bulbs. Even dimmers and lighting control systems can be controlled with the switches.

All the switches are available with custom branding options. According to ILLUMRA the switches creates new opportunities for wireless controls. The entire line-up by ILLUMRA and details on the switches will be displayed at the CES 2016.

“Until now, ZigBee controls required either smartphone apps, or battery or line powered switches,” said Jan Finlinson, President of ILLUMRA. “We are excited to offer the proven Self-Powered Wireless Switch technology to ZigBee OEMs to enable flexible switch placement, no new wires, and no maintenance to simplify installation.”

“ILLUMRA has been providing reliable control solutions for 10 years,” explained Jim O’Callahan, President of EnOcean, Inc. “Their expertise and track record of delivering innovative building control solutions will accelerate the adoption of the EnOcean energy-harvesting technology within the ZigBee community.”

The ZigBee Self-Powered Wireless Light Switch will be available in a variety of colors for qualifying OEMs in Q1 2016.

Read more about latest innovations, gadgets and the tech items coming to CES 2016 in our CES Hub.

CES is a gathering place for consumers thriving on consumer technology business. In 2016 more than 3600 exhibitors will attend the Consumer Electronics Show. The CES 2016 will carry on from the 6th until the 9th of January, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The CES is arranged by the Consumer Technology Association.

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