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All about XIM, part 5

Module Analytics Knowledge is power. That’s true in all areas of life, and it’s true of the technology we use for our lighting solutions. For the final instalment of Senso’s five-part series on the Xicato XIM module, we’re looking at its ability to gather and analyze data. Over the past few months, we’ve shared some […]

All about XIM, part 4: Sensors

Lighting should to meet the needs of the humans using a space—and sometimes that means knowing when to turn off. By using sensors for motion detection and daylight harvesting, lighting can be designed to adapt to how you’re using a space and whether there are other sources of light. . For part four of Senso’s […]

Happy Holidays from Senso Lighting

Light Eternal: Happy Holidays from Senso Lighting The world sparkles during the holidays, from downtown light displays to decorated homes, from the Times Square ball to the champagne toasted on New Year’s Eve. With the exception of that last example, you can see how lights can lift our spirits during the colder months of the […]


Bluetooth Beacons Bluetooth beacons are an emerging technology that can help you connect with customers and improve business through localized internet content. For part three of Senso’s five-part series on the Xicato XIM module, we’re taking a closer look at beacons. What is a beacon? Beacons are devices that transmit a set signal to the […]

Facing Flicker

Facing flicker: scary consequences, smart solutions A floorboard creaks somewhere in the attic. You glimpse luminous ectoplasm flitting from room to room. Strange moans permeate the night. And every evening, your lights flicker ominously… If your home is haunted, Senso Lighting can’t help much with the ghost. As for the flickering light, however—that we can […]

All about XIM, part 2

Controls and dimming Set the mood. Lower the lights. Or crank them up. Maybe you want to automate specific scenes or time lighting changes in advance. Xicato’s XIM module offers exceptional controls for its smooth dimming experience. Senso Lighting is a big fan of Xicato, and so for part two of our five-part series on […]

All about XIM

part 1: introductions Just as delicious meals come from high-quality ingredients, good lighting design relies on the best hardware to illuminate your space. That’s why Senso Lighting is a strong supporter of Xicato LED modules—we use them whenever possible! Xicato’s XIM module is one of our favourites. With an integrated driver, this LED module is […]

Senso Gives Back: The Calgary Gators

When Senso Lighting specialist Dylan Halliday isn’t providing top-quality lighting control services, you might find him on a football field, helping the Calgary Gators glide to victory as a defensive back. The team competes as part of the Alberta Football League, and is striving to secure their fourth league championship. This year, Dylan approached Senso […]

Making Light Human Again

Making light human again: human centric lighting, colour tuning, and smart lighting Imagine that a room’s lighting can change to match your desired mood. Do you want to be productive? Creative? Focused? Calm? Or maybe you want to be able to control your lighting for maximum energy efficiency? All of these are possible with the […]