NVision Partners with Functional Devices, Inc. to Develop Casambi-Based Wireless Controller for Lighting Solutions

Dallas, Texas – NVision Engineering, a CDI company specializing in complex engineering solutions and product development services has partnered with Functional Devices Inc, a U.S. provider of innovative electronic devices for building automation, HVAC, lighting, electrical and power monitoring. This collaboration has led to the development of a wirelessly controlled, phase angle dimmer utilizing the Casambi wireless protocol, addressing a wide range of lighting applications.

NVision brought its engineering expertise in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless integration, hardware development, and firmware capabilities, complementing the engineering team at Functional Devices. This combined effort accelerated the product development and commercialization process, allowing Functional Devices to introduce the product to market ahead of competitors.

“The partnership between NVision and Functional Devices exemplifies how collaborative engineering efforts can expedite product development and offer a competitive advantage to our customers,” says Doug Slansky, President of NVision, “We were proud to work alongside Functional Devices, employing our expertise and innovation to develop a dependable wireless lighting controller tailored to their needs.”

Functional Devices chose the Casambi BLE protocol for smart devices and was able to leverage NVision’s technical capabilities to bring the product to market faster. The success of this collaboration underscores NVision’s commitment to open innovation, actively engaging with customers, suppliers, and partners to create value through cooperation and idea exchange.

By following this approach, CDI can help customers realize their product development needs and provide them with the best technology solutions, delivering a competitive advantage for their customers.

“We are excited to release these new items to the marketplace. The collaboration between the three companies helped bring these to market quickly,” says Matt Orr, Lighting Controls Sales Manager.

In summary, the partnership between CDI and Functional Devices showcases the potential of strategic partnerships with open innovation. By combining their expertise and ingenuity, they have created a product that caters to the needs of customers in the lighting industry, accelerating product development and responding faster to the market.

About NVision

NVision is a CDI company and an innovator in complex engineering solutions and product development services. NVision leverages its technical expertise across a broad range of competencies with embedded hardware and firmware design focused on Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi wireless, lighting controls, sensor solutions, general microcontroller and embedded connectivity technologies. NVision provides end-to-end product development solutions to accelerate your commercialization time with our manufacturing partners. To find out how NVision can help you realize your product development needs, visit nvisionlabs.co.

About Functional Devices Inc

Functional Devices, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing quality electronic devices in the United States of America since 1969. The company’s goal is to provide durable, high quality, easy-to-use products, tested for performance and supported by world-class sales and engineering experts, to ensure customers have the most reliable and economic solution. Current product offerings include RIB relays, current sensors, power control, enclosures, power supplies, transformers, and UL924 devices. Functional Devices has established itself as a leader in the HVAC, Building Automation, Energy Management, Energy Savings, Lighting Controls, and Wireless industries. To learn more about Functional Devices, visit www.functionaldevices.com.