Intelligent Lighting Network Applications Using Can Bus

Authors(2) :-S. Ramakrishnan, T. Muni Prakash

In this paper describes a new embedded system based on CAN bus protocol for remote monitoring and controlling of lighting networks, where the network nodes are lighting lamps and environment sensors. The applications such as: light dimming control of a single lamp, or a group one, through one lighting network node having an environment sensor. The embedded system was implemented in a small prototype lighting network based on CAN 2.0B with three 28 Watts fluorescent T5 lamps, one 13.86 Watts HBLED lamp composed of six LEDs, and two environment sensors. The proposal can be expanded to more than 2048 nodes and other kind of lighting lamps can be used. Individual and group control for dimming and turning on/off, fault detection condition of lamp tubes and environment sensors monitoring. The main characteristic of the embedded system is its non-master capability, allowing implementation of a novel fully functional CAN bus lighting network with a reliable two wire remote control. Applications for this CAN bus lighting network include building management or studio lighting where it is desired to control lamps for saving energy consumption, performing lamp maintenance or creating precision lighting effects.

Authors and Affiliations

S. Ramakrishnan
Asst. Prof. EEE Department New Horizon College of Engg., Banglore, Karnataka, India
T. Muni Prakash
Sr.Asst. Prof. EEE Depaartment New Horizon College of Engg., Banglore, Karnataka, India

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-14
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 255-260
Manuscript Number : CSEIT184531
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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S. Ramakrishnan, T. Muni Prakash, "Intelligent Lighting Network Applications Using Can Bus", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.255-260, March-April-2018.
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