Tempe, AZ November 29, 2016 Inspired LED, LLC and Igor, Inc. are excited to announce their new partnership centered on Power over Ethernet (PoE) controlled lighting systems. Utilizing energy efficient fixtures from Inspired LED and the PoE based control software developed by Igor, commercial contractors, builders, and consumers will soon have the opportunity to incorporate smart lighting technology into their homes and businesses.
“The Inspired LED and Igor partnership creates an IoT (Internet of Things) intelligent building solution that can deliver both immediate, as well as yet imagined business benefits,” explains Steven L’Heureux, CEO, President, and Chairman of Igor, Inc. “Our goal is to provide our customers with access to the data and analytics required to deliver lower energy consumption, while dramatically improving the aesthetic appeal of a shopping or dining experience.”
Since the founding of Igor back in 2013, L’Heureux and his team have dedicated themselves to the development of a PoE software platform for universal LED system control. Using standard Ethernet ports, cables, and wireless enabled devices, this cutting edge technology allows users to manage a range of lights and sensors on a single intelligent network. With a market increasingly trending toward smart homes and businesses, Igor has quickly made a name for itself as a dynamic player in the future of the lighting industry.
And the ingenuity of Igor’s PoE software only becomes more evident when paired with Inspired LED’s unique lighting products. “Inspired LED is a very technologically progressive company, [with] an incredible vision for the lighting world.” L’Heureux continued, “Deciding to partner with them was easy – they design incredibly beautiful products with unique aesthetics that customers want.”
Inspired LED’s custom-made fixtures and DIY lighting kits provide a simple plug-and-play foundation which is easily optimized for PoE control. Additionally, years of experience developing patented solderless connectors and cut-to-length LED strips puts this partnership on the forefront of innovation for in-field system design.
“[The incorporation of] a PoE solution extends our reach into the larger commercial markets and beyond” explained Jim Levante, CEO of Inspired LED. “My vision for the future is that Inspired LED will offer packaged solutions to optimize our customer’s investment in lighting. With the open API platform from Igor, we can mix and match products as needed to offer the right solutions for our customers’ needs.”
Though still in its early stages, the partnership between Igor and Inspired LED is expected to have a significant impact on the modern lighting industry. By combining high-quality LED fixtures with the advanced software required to optimize power and control, these innovative companies are sure to help pave the way for the future of energy-efficient lighting systems.
About Inspired LED
Inspired LED, LLC is a leading LED company and manufacturer offering the best in easy-to-use home, commercial, and specialty lighting. Since Inspired LED’s initial pilot sales program launched in 2009 the company has delivered award-winning service by providing customers with safe, reliable, energy-efficient products at an exceptional value.
By continuously working to recognize and serve the growing demands of the industry, Inspired LED has quickly emerged as a frontrunner in LED system design and product development. Inspired LED proudly partners their professional expertise with clients across the country to offer comprehensive lighting solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturing, Research and Development, as well as resale and distribution.
With an extensive stock of newly patented and UL listed products manufactured in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Inspired LED’s team of skilled technicians and friendly neighborhood robots are able to customize products to fit almost any form or function.
About Igor, Inc.
Igor’s Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) technology is a plug-and-play solution for the booming connected lighting market. Igor’s PoE solution integrates power and data in a single cable, eliminating the need for expensive electrical wiring and delivering building owners higher quality lighting and greater cost reduction than LED lighting alone. Igor’s PoE solution is fully integrated, yet modular, connecting any lighting manufacturer’s LED fixtures with sensors. Igor’s solution also includes a powerful cloud analytics option which can provide customizable dashboards detailing energy usage and sensor data to greatly enhance facility operational costs and efficiency. In addition to these advantages, Igor provides:
- Scalable and flexible network and power infrastructure that is no longer constrained by AC power access,
- Easy to reconfigure lighting to achieve optimal productivity without the costly rewiring by an electrician,
- A centralized network optimized for continuous operation, eliminating power interruption and downtime, and
- Superior lighting with up to 80% cost savings on installation and energy management.