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lighting system

system designed to provide lighting

Note 1 to entry: A lighting system can be dedicated to
a. the support of one or more specified visual tasks under specified conditions considering other requirements such as human comfort, safety, the appearance of the surrounding environment and energy consumption;
b. the support of other than human tasks.

Note 2 to entry: A lighting system can include a set of light sources, other physical components, communication protocols, user interfaces, software and networks to provide control and monitoring functions.

Note 3 to entry: The light source(s) and the related equipment can be integrated in a single item, e.g. an LED module, a lamp or a luminaire.

Note 4 to entry: A lighting system can be networked to provide central or remote control and monitoring functions.

Note 5 to entry: A lighting system can be connected to or integrated with other systems or devices.

Publication date: 2020-12
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