Better light, delivered intelligently and simply.

More than lighting: Business insight.

Cree SmartCast® Technology delivers value beyond light to make businesses more profitable. Built on a foundation of world class simplicity and user experience, Cree is leading the industry into its next great transformation.

All the value of big data. None of the noise.

Much more than lighting control, the SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ combines intelligent luminaires, the Internet of Things and innovative apps to deliver actionable insights from day one.

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Learn how the SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ is designed to transform businesses with sensor rich lighting networks and data driven insights.

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Learn how Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting is enabling the IoT and revolutionizing the way luminaires contribute to business bottom lines.

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A business case for better, more intelligent light.

Create better work spaces, make buildings more energy efficient, repurpose wasted space, and so much more. Cree SmartCast® Technology easily scales from essential lighting control to whatever IoT brings next.

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Big Data, Meet Big Savings.
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Big Data, Big Savings.
With SmartCast® Wireless, energy pairing features like task tuning and daylight harvesting combine to deliver up to 70% savings. For more valuable analytics, opt for PoE with SmartCast Advisor™.
Advisor Sales Sheet
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Simple Set Up and Use.
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Simple Set Up.
With patented OneButton™ Setup, SmartCast® Technology is easy to install, learn and use. Commission hundreds of devices at once with minimal steps and devices, saving you time and money. In use, enjoy a seamless end user experience along with highly intuitive interfaces.
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Spaces Tailored to User Needs.
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Spaces Tailored to User Needs.
SmartCast® Technology learns and adapts to people and spaces, tailoring environments for comfort and productivity. Easily customize spaces for brightness and color, or optimize schedules and spot issues, all from a single platform.
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Industry‑Leading Warranty.
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Industry‑Leading Warranty.
Protect your investment with the unmatched Cree SmartCast 10‑Year warranty. It’s double the warranty of all other intelligent lighting solutions on the market, meaning double the reliability.
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True Integration.
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True Integration.
An open, standards‑based interface that makes it easy to integrate with both legacy systems and 3rd party applications? It’s the SmartCast® API, or as we say, it’s integration at first sight. Learn how it works:
Smartcast API FAQ
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Increase Consumption (of Information Only).
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Continual Learning.
Decrease energy consumption while increasing productivity. Put sunlight to work (it’s free). Shift power loads in real time. With SmartCast® Technology, learning starts on day one and never stops for continual operational improvement.
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Makes Managing Light Work.
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Managing Light.
Easily configure and commission networks. Balance color by room. Automate on and off. Track savings. Update software. All from the comfort of your laptop or tablet.
Manager Sales Sheet
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Secure, Reliable Data.
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Secure, Reliable Data.
The SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ was designed for open collaboration, but that doesn’t mean your data isn’t secure. On the contrary, we utilize encryption best practices to ensure business and energy data flow securely and reliably.

Case Studies & Related News

Sophisticated technology, simply explained.

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SmartCast® Technology Brochure

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Smartcast PoE Brochure

SmartCast® PoE Brochure

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Smartcast API

SmartCast® API FAQ

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Smartcast Manager

SmartCast Manager™ Sales Sheet

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Smartcast Advisor

SmartCast Advisor™ Sales Sheet

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Rebate: Up to $150 per ZR Series troffer
Tip! Advanced control program offers $0.50/sqft additional rebate
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Rebate: Up to $100 per ZR Series troffer
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Rebate: Up to $80 per ZR Series troffer
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Rebate: Up to $120 per ZR Series troffer
Phone: (866) 380‑9580
Tip! Choose either the daylight or occupancy sensor rebate.
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Rebate: Up to $120 per ZR Series troffer
Phone: (866) 380‑9580
Tip! Choose either the daylight or occupancy sensor rebate.
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Rebate: Up to $120 per ZR Series troffer
Phone: (866) 380‑9580
Tip! Choose either the daylight or occupancy sensor rebate.
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Rebate: Up to $120 per ZR Series troffer
Phone: (866) 380‑9580
Tip! Choose either the daylight or occupancy sensor rebate.
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Rebate: Up to $75 per ZR Series troffer
Tip! Only the photo cell sensor rebate applies.
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Rebate: Up to $20 per ZR Series troffer
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Rebates mean you can upgrade to SmartCast® Technology for the same or less than ordinary LED lighting with controls.

What SmartCast® Technology saves you: a comparison.

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Did we say simple and easy set up?

Here are some resources to help streamline your install. Watch the videos below for tips on OneButton™ Setup and modifying your settings. Prefer print? Download the deployment guides for wireless or PoE.

  1. Before You Get Started
  2. OneButton™ Setup
  3. Occupancy Testing
  4. Color Changing
  5. Creating Switch Groups
  6. Creating Occupancy Groups
  7. Adding a Switch to a Switch Group
  8. Adding a Luminaire to a Switch Group
  9. Adding a Luminaire to an Occupancy Group
  10. Changing Time Out Settings
  11. Changing Sensitivity
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