Enables the move from simple presence sensing to occupant recognition, counting, and tracking
March 30, 2016
ABB demonstrated advanced occupant tracking sensors from PointGrab — in which ABB’s Technology Ventures arm made an investment in December 2015 — at Light+Building 2016. PointGrab uses edge-analytics connected sensors to deliver actionable occupant tracking information for smart homes and buildings.
Increasing demand in the residential and commercial building sectors
January 7, 2016
The global occupancy sensor market is forecast to grow from $1.14 billion in 2015 to $2.78 billion in 2020, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.5 percent to 2020, according to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Leviton has announced the introduction of its Provolt ODC family of line-voltage occupancy and vacancy sensors. The company said the new sensors simplify energy management with an easy-to-install self-contained solution.
High-Accuracy Sensor Can Save on Lighting and HVAC
July 22, 2013
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has developed and made available for license the image processing occupancy sensor (IPOS), which combines an inexpensive camera and computer vision algorithms that can recognize the presence of human occupants.
Sensors Enable Occupancy Control of the HVAC System
June 12, 2013
NetworkThermostat, a leading communications-based thermostat manufacturer, has announced the availability of its NT-OSC (ceiling mount) and NT-OSW (wall mount) occupancy sensors, which integrate with any NetworkThermostat GE, HP, or UP thermostat to provide automated control of HVAC operation based on room occupancy.