Sacramento, Calif. August 25, 2021—McWong International, a leading innovator in Bluetooth® mesh technology, has received the coveted Sapphire Award in the Smart and Connected SSL Enabling Technologies category for its TruBlu™ interoperable Bluetooth-Zhaga-DALI controls. The award was announced during the Strategies in Light conference on August 24, 2021.
Launched in 2014 by LEDs Magazine, the Sapphire Awards program has honored innovators and product developments that have advanced LED-centric SSL components, systems, and applications into the mainstream, and have promoted performance and capabilities beyond traditional light sources.
DLC-certified TruBlu Bluetooth-Zhaga-DALI controls deliver unprecedented interoperability. Featuring compliance with D4i specifications and Zhaga Book 20, the devices enable advanced intra-luminaire integration for highly flexible communication capabilities. Building on McWong’s software-driven, SIG-qualified TruBlu Bluetooth mesh platform, the controls combine advanced interoperability with advanced control capabilities via smartphone app, including daylight harvesting, high-end trim, zoning, continuous dimming, scheduled or occupancy based ON/OFF control, color tuning, and energy monitoring.
Margaret Wong, President, notes, “We’re delighted and honored to receive this award. Much credit goes to our entire team for its hard work and dedication, especially during this unprecedented pandemic time. We’re excited about the direction of the marketplace in seeking out highly interoperable and scalable solutions to meet customers’ needs today and well into the future.”