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McLaren Health Care Selects Cree LED Lighting to Deliver Intelligent Light Across Its Statewide Hospital Network

FLINT, MICH. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced today that McLaren Health Care (McLaren), a Michigan-based integrated healthcare network, has selected Cree LED Lighting and Cree SmartCast® Technology to modernize exterior and interior lighting across 11 hospitals. Cree’s advanced LED solutions go beyond light with intelligence that automatically adapts to the environment to deliver greater…


Cree First to Offer a 10-Year Warranty on Intelligent Lighting Systems

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) continues its commitment to delivering better light with the introduction of the first 10-year warranty for intelligent lighting systems on all new Cree SmartCast® Technology luminaires with integrated sensors. Cree®SmartCast Technology is the most intuitive and easiest to install intelligent light solution on the market, delivering up to…


Cree SmartCast PoE Chosen by Quest for High Availability Business Center

DURHAM, N.C. — Quest, a worldwide leader in technology management offering professional, cloud, and managed service, selected SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) integrated with a Cisco network for its new High Availability Business Center (HABC) in Roseville, California. SmartCast PoE is an intuitively simple, scalable and open platform that…


New Cree LN Series Luminaire Now Available

DURHAM, N.C. — The award-winning Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) LN Series suspended luminaire is now available to ship. With its stunning architectural design and breakthrough WaveMax™ Technology, the Cree® LN Series suspended luminaire creates better light from every angle: beautiful and efficient, simple to install, and unexpectedly affordable. Unlike direct linear lighting, this new technology solution…


How SmartCast Power Over Ethernet Changes How an Office Works

Check out the interesting write-up for Cree’s new SmartCast IoT lighing technology from Lloyd Alter over at Treehugger.com. Alter takes a closer look at the new offices of IT services company mindSHIFT and how they used the advantages afforded by power over ethernet to change the way their office works.


Cree Launches SmartCast Manager

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) introduces SmartCast® Manager, innovative software that unlocks the potential of better LED technology as the engine of limitless applications beyond light. The breakthrough Cree® software maximizes the energy savings of Cree’s SmartCast PoE (Power over Ethernet) LED connected lighting intelligence platform with a OneButton™ Setup that commissions an…


Cree SmartCast PoE Chosen by mindSHIFT Cloud Services Facility

DURHAM, N.C. — mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh USA, Inc. and leading IT outsourcing and cloud services provider, selected SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) integrated with a Cisco network for the build-out of its cloud mounting services facility in Long Island, N.Y. SmartCast PoE…


Case Study: Avid Solutions & SmartCast® Technology

Industrial IT and automation specialist Avid Solutions chose Cree® LED lighting and Cree SmartCast® Technology for their offices to demonstrate first-hand how the power of intelligent lighting can transform operations and work environments. Watch Case Study…


Cree SmartCast Technology: Better Light, Delivered Intelligently and Simply

With Cree SmartCast® Technology, we’ve totally redefined intelligent lighting by making it so intuitive and simple, it just works – providing better light, saving money and making enterprises more productive. And once enterprises are ready to connect to the Internet of Things, SmartCast® PoE offers an open, scalable platform that works seamlessly with smart building applications…


Cree Introduces New Smart Troffers with Emergency Battery Backups

This morning, leading LED manufacturer Cree announced a new line of ceiling troffers enabled with SmartCast Technology and emergency backup batteries. This new EB option makes it easy to meet requirements for power-failure lighting with energy-efficient CR Series troffers using SmartCast Technology. The EB10W option delivers between 1,000 and 1,300 initial lumens under battery power…