At present, the international real estate company, CA Immo, in Germany’s capital city is working to construct an office building, right in front of Berlin’s main station, that is innovative in every way: the cube berlin. Resembling a gigantic sculpture from the outside, the building provides free space for inspiration on the inside.
In this smart building of the future, intelligent technology will be capable of learning from its users and will adapt to suit their individual requirements. The cube berlin is thus not only set to support new concepts in office work, but will also enable optimised and resource-saving facility management.
Light accompanies us all day
Light plays an equally crucial role in this. Life is unthinkable without light, a fact that also applies to the cube berlin. Dynamic openings in the double facade on every floor provide access to a terrace that runs the breadth of the entire building on each storey. Another real highlight of the building is the roof terrace, which affords a one-of-a-kind view over the whole of Berlin. For the interior space, a decision was made in favour of a smart lighting solution made by the company SOLO Lighting GmbH. The Ger-man luminaire manufacturer is specialised in energy-efficient and intelli-gent lighting systems and completes projects all over the world from con-sulting, planning and manufacturing right up to installation and commis-sioning. SOLO Lighting is therefore fitting the cube berlin with no less than 7,000 luminaires that feature a very special and innovative light control system: Blu2Light made by Vossloh-Schwabe.
Blu2Light uses light to communicate
The wireless light control system is based on Bluetooth® and facilitates convenient and simple communication via apps on mobile devices such as a smartphone. Components are interconnected via a mesh network in which the individual sensors serve as both transmitters and receivers. Every luminaire with a Blu2Light component also comes with an integrated beacon function that makes it possible to send and receive messages, as a result of which a tracking function can also be provided.
Our partner from the USA has been developing and producing high-quality semiconductors based on SIC for about 30 years. CREE has been our partner for a comprehensive range of LEDs since 2004. The product portfolio includes a wide range of high brightness, high power LEDs that are offered in SMD as well as THT and COB technology.
Your contact person: Olaf Naumann
Phone +49 (0)2842 980-211
The Japanese company Nichia, inventor of white LEDs, has been a VS partner since 1995. The product portfolio includes an extensive range of high brightness and high power as well as a comprehensive range of UV LED products that covers all power classes.
Your contact person: Ulf Hilsenberg
Phone +49 (0)2842 980-213
We stock secondary optics and reflectors manufactured by our Finnish partner LEDIL to complement our LED range. The product portfolio includes a wide range of PMMA and silicon optics, optics holders and reflectors. We specifically stock a large range of products that match our CREE and Nichia LEDs.
We develop and produce a variety of LED optics for shop, office, hall and street lighting. Optics are available in various designs (round, square, linear) made of high-quality materials (PMMA, silicone) and with any beam angle (narrow/wide-angle, asymmetrical or combined).