Halcyon - Whole Home Smart & Circadian Wireless LED Lighting

A project in Romsey, United Kingdom by PhotonStar™

Cancelled by Creator

Halcyon is better lighting. Halcyon is the first true multi user, whole home wireless lighting solution that is better for you.
Backers: 39
Average Pledge Per Backer: £367

Funded: £14,325 of £25,000
Dates: Nov 6th -> Dec 6th (30 days)
Project By: PhotonStar™
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Latest News

closing the kickstarter campaign - but not the project

December 3rd - via:
PhotonStar will be closing its fundraising project on KickStarter as of today. We have taken the decision to close the campaign due to confusion surrounding taxes, which have come to light through other companies using this and other crowdfunding... (Read More)

Collaboration is the key

November 29th - via:
We  have just announced a partnership between PhotonStar and the well known lighting controls manufacturer Lutron. This partnership will deliver seamless home lighting systems that utilise advanced control technology. Lutron and PhotonStar announce... (Read More)

Liven up your lighting experiences

November 27th - via:
We have had some very progressive meetings with amBX in the last two weeks, and they have backed our project as developers. The technical staff from both companies have spent time at the PhotonStar R&D centre in Hampshire where they had a preview... (Read More)

“A more grown up alternative to Phillips Hue” says Andrew Orange

November 26th - via:
Demonstrating Halcyon to professional lighting designers puts us up for the ultimate criticism, but we let professional lighting designers have a hands on play at the annual Lux Live show in London.We are pleased and proud to say that the pros were... (Read More)

Movember in Marketing

November 26th - via:
Whilst the R&D team continue with progress on software and testing, the marketing department are working on packaging and labeling systems. Piers, who you may have seen at the Gadget Show London recently, is seen here not only wokring on label... (Read More)

testing testing 1..2....3

November 26th - via:
Testing lighting products is a complex process, but fortunately it is one that we are very familiar with . We are now progressing well along this path with the indicative FCC/Radio tests performed by TRAC labs and indicative safety testing (LED self... (Read More)

Time for the professionals!

November 19th - via:
PhotonStar are exhibiting at the professional lighting show Lux Live, in London this week. Whilst we will be showing our established professional products, this will be the first time that we have showed Halcyon to a large professional audience. We... (Read More)

What if the world stopped turning? Blue light has a dark side.

November 14th - via:
My daughter asked me last week "Mum, What happens if the world stops turning?" and I though about it for the moment, the idea of being stuck in an endless day or an endless night wherever you happened to be (light side or dark side) when it stopped.... (Read More)

Who gets the hand-me-downs?

November 13th - via:
As the KickStarter campaign gets underway, our software team are prioritising making the changes based on the great feedback we had at the GadgetShow@Christmas in London.Most of the changes are based around accessibility on the web app such as... (Read More)

Featured Kickstarter: Halcyon – Home Smart Wireless LED Lighting

November 7th - via:
What is Halcyon? We first came across them a few days ago when we visited their stall at the Gadget Show Live @ Xmas. Halcyon are a variation on the standard smart lighting solutions that are available out there. (Read More)

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