Legrand Brings Innovative Smart Technologies into Homes, Hotels, and Offices at CES 2018

Legrand Brings Innovative Smart Technologies into Homes, Hotels, and Offices at CES 2018

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., December 28, 2017 – Smart Home & Smart Building technologies will enter a new period of innovation at CES 2018 thanks to Legrand, a global leader in electrical and digital infrastructures. There are few spaces on the CES show floor where will this be more apparent than at booth SU #43207 where Legrand will demonstrate power, light, and data technologies that are not simply smart but carefully engineered for the Built Environment and with a high emphasis on design. 

“It’s not simply a question of having the most cutting-edge concept, in smart home and building technologies, but also channeling innovation to provide users with an experience that combines user-value, user-experience, and design,” explained Manny Linhares, Director of IoT Strategy, Legrand North & Central America.  “Our emphasis on purposeful innovation is yielding exciting new products, partnerships, and ideas at CES.”

Legrand will launch its newest Connected Device Offering, smart lighting controls from the radiant Collection, comprised of devices designed and manufactured for how consumers live or aspire to live. The radiant collection of dimmers, outlets, and switches adds a touch of class and invigorating design to any room and now includes smart light switches that enable consumers to stay connected to their spaces with lighting controls, outlets, and home automation that reflect their personal style. Designed for the built environment — addressing code compliance, complexity, reliability, and longevity needs of buildings — this new line provides consumers with assurance of quality, function, and performance.  

Legrand is showcasing partnerships with IoT and Smart Home leaders, including Samsung, Amazon, Google, Ivani, Netatmo, and more.  The company has instituted a comprehensive developer program (Works with Legrand) with APIs that enable partners to quickly design Legrand interoperability into their smart home solutions.

Legrand is also showing that Smart Home technology extends beyond the house or apartment, providing consumers with the comforts, convenience, and customization of home in Marriott hotels. Legrand, Samsung, and Marriott will show the hotel room of the future that gives hotel guests unprecedented personalization, including intuitive lighting and voice-activated room control thanks to end-to-end IoT services on the Samsung ARTIK platform and the SmartThings Cloud. 

Also on display will be Legrand’s Wattstopper Human Centric Lighting Solutions (HCL), designed to deliver the highest quality tunable light immediately makes spaces in any environment, — more visually comfortable. The solution on display is controlled by Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM), an intelligent, distributed control system that automatically maximizes lighting energy efficiency. Additionally, Pinnacle Architectural Lighting, a brand of Legrand, will showcase their partnership with BIOS Lighting, a manufacturer and recognized innovator of human-centric solutions for commercial and residential spaces.

“Smart technology needs to be designed for life,” Linhares added. “We’re proud that the innovations and partnerships shown in the Legrand booth at CES reflect that philosophy and we look forward to the next wave of Smart Home innovation and increasing market adoption as consumers extract real value from the experience.”


About Legrand, North and Central America

Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Milestone AV, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, Projecta, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Server Technology Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us.

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