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lighting, an IP-based automation solution with Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) in combination with economical LEDs makes sense. With Smart Lighting, MICROSENS fully integrates lighting automation into the IT infrastructure of modern buildings, and makes informationtechnical security standards available on the lighting level. Intelligent switches and PoE Having intelligent lighting communicate over IP does not only make sense, it is also absolutely future-proof. Smart Lighting, completely integrates intelligent lighting into the IT infrastructure of the building and has a number of advantages: security, flexibility, software control as part of a decentralised smart building solution. Complete building control, including the lighting, is controlled via micro switches, which are intelligent network distributors on the room level. PCs, printers, and IP phones can be connected over these switches to the network. Moreover, a modern control software for building automation, the Smart Director, is running on the switches. It is an additional security barrier, as the communication is never performed directly between the sensor or user and the actuator, but always over the software. User permissions ensure that only authenticated users or end devices can access the lighting system. Unauthorised devices and access attempts are detected by the Smart Director and are automatically blocked. In addition to performing the information transfer, the Ethernet connection specified by the IP Standard is able to supply the LED lighting via Power-over-Ethernet in the low-voltage range. A Smart Engine, which is installed in the wall or a suspended ceiling and works as a network distributor for the PoE lighting solutions, feeds power into the Ethernet cables. Information and power flow through this high-capacity infrastructure. The LED, sensor, and Smart Lighting Controller make up one lamp unit. The Smart Lighting Controller controls the light intensity depending on user entries or sensor data. With its own IP address, it is possible to read out every single lighting unit via the MICROSENS building management software, the Smart Building Manager. Consumption, activity, and sensor data help both the staff and automation software maximise the energy efficiency of the building. Conclusion Intelligent network technology provides an access- and outage-protected, segmented infrastructure and supplies the lamps with energy over PoE. The established security standards of the Internet Protocol ensure a securely encrypted information exchange between sensors, actuators, and users. Technology report by MICROSENS. Software solutions feature a web-based interface for use with a wide variety of devices including tablets and smartphones. SOURCE: MICROSENS Applications Uptime. Anywhere. Your track to high-speed networking Industrial IP67 Managed Gigabit Ethernet Switches with PoE+ Red Lion’s versatile NT24k-16M12 managed switches feature 16 all-Gigabit copper M12 X-code ports and is housed in a dust proof and water resistant IP67-rated enclosure. The NT24k-16M12 is designed to provide reliable operation in railway and other industrial applications subject to shock, vibration and other extreme conditions. POE budget configurable across all 16 ports, the Bypass relay ports enable data to continue to flow even in the event of a power outage, making this an ideal choice for rail applications. Visit www.redlion.net/Nt24k to learn more. +31 (0) 33 4723-225 I europe@redlion.net I www.redlion.net © 2017 Red Lion Controls, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Hall 4.1 Stand 419


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