Leading lighting designer and manufacturer unveils two stylish new exterior lights with WiZ Connected technology. Ansell Lighting has expanded its connected lighting range with two brand new lights designed specifically for outdoor use. Incorporating WiZ Connected technology, the two elegant installations will enable outdoor and garden lighting designers to incorporate smart lighting into their outdoor layouts. Compatible with Ansell’s OCTO Connected Lighting Service, both fixtures are Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled and can be operated using smartphone, remote control, voice control, motion sensors as well as existing wall switches. They can also be automated and integrated into set schedules to suit daily routines and natural daylight levels to save energy costs. Garda LED WiZ Garden Spotlight The Garda LED WiZ Connected Garden Light is a highly durable and versatile smart fixture ideal for lighting a range of outdoor spaces and features. Dual purpose, supplied with both wall mount bracket and screw for floor mounting and higher level installation. Capable of creating a wide range of ambiances and effects, Garda includes selectable RGB and Tunable White (RGBTW) technology, giving users a choice of 16 million color settings. Timer settings can also be used to time lighting to welcome users home in the evening, or programmed to light up automatically at sunset. Made of durable polycarbonate, the lamp is suitable for all outdoor spaces including coastal areas and has an LED life of 54,000 hours. It is pre-wired with two meters of insulated rubber cable and comes with a three-year Ansell warranty. Reef LED WiZ BI-Directional Wall Light The Reef LED WiZ Connected Bi-Directional Exterior Wall Light is a design-driven design ideal for illuminating architectural features and creating ambient general lighting. Easy to install, it benefits from a unique detachable mounting plate that can be easily mounted to the wall before securing the chassis with convenient push-button helical terminals. Made of heavy-duty polycarbonate, the sturdy fixtures are designed to withstand the elements and can be used in all outdoor spaces including coastal locations. Reef LED can also be set between 2700K – 6500K allowing the user to create the perfect ambiance for their garden settings, the LED has an amazing lifespan of L70 54,000 hours. “Connected lighting systems are growing in popularity as consumers continue to choose the latest in energy-efficient systems that are simple and easy to use,” said Mark Abbott, Managing Director of Ansell Lighting. “Expanding our product range to include outdoor lighting solutions is a natural progression—particularly given the focus it places on Homeowners are now improving their outdoor recreational spaces. Both Garda and Reef have a wide range of features that provide designers and the end user with the capabilities to create the perfect outdoor environment and ambiance. For more information on the Ansell Connected Band, visit the Ansell UK website.