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Intellectual Properties | Featured | Business | Mar 17, 2018
LED Patent Lawsuit
Tridonic initiated patent lawsuits against telecommunication retailer S-KON eKontor24 GmbH. Although District Court Munich I affirmed Tridonic’s arguments, parties agreed on a settlement for reasons of legal certainty and prompt settlement of the dispute. Read more »
Event News | Interlumi | Mar 16, 2018
InterLumi Is Presented in Spain as a Gateway to the Lighting Market in Latin America and the Caribbean
InterLumi Is Presented in Spain as a Gateway to the Lighting Market in Latin America and the Caribbean On February 20, InterLumi Panama celebrated its presentation in Spain, at an event held at the NH Collection Hotel Paseo del Prado in Madrid, which included the participation of the Embassy of Panama in Spain, the professional editorial of lighting, smartLIGHTING, the Spanish Association of Lighting Manufacturers (ANFALUM), the Association of Distributors of Electrical Material (ADIME), the Spanish Association for the Internationalization of Electronics, Information, and Telecommunications Companies (SECARTYS), the Association of Manufacturers of Electrical Material (AFME) and the Professional Association of Lighting Designers (APDI). They account for 95% of the total of lighting, electricity and automization sector in Spain. All of them showed interest in cooperating with InterLumi. Read more »
Business | Company News | Optics | Mar 15, 2018
Lenses Made of Silicone from KHATOD
Lenses Made of Silicone from KHATOD The SILICONE LENSES from KHATOD boast an exclusive silicone processing method: Khatod customized the cold-injection process by implementing innovative technologies never used before in the transformation phase of silicone while it is injected. 100% made in Khatod. Read more »
Business | Research News | Partnerships | Mar 14, 2018
Luger Research Creates an Active Network to Secure the Future of Innovation in Lighting: The First Meeting Will Take Place at the LpS 2017
Luger Research Creates an Active Network to Secure the Future of Innovation in Lighting: The First Meeting Will Take Place at the LpS 2017 Luger Research establishes the first scientific lighting partnership network for research experts and leaders in the lighting industry. The scientific partnership has been created to form an active network that will strengthen and build the connections between universities, research laboratories and industry. The scientific partnership’s mission is to enable and secure the continued development of innovation in lighting technology. Read more »
Business | Organization News | DiiA | Zhaga | Partnerships | Mar 14, 2018
DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting
DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting The trend in lighting towards digitalization and the need for defining interfaces for sensors and connectivity modules is well recognized. Both the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) and the Zhaga Consortium (Zhaga) are developing important technology in this area. The organizations have now signed a liaison agreement with the aim to share technical information about available and upcoming specifications and certification programs, and the timelines of these. Read more »
Smart Lighting + IoT | Business | Company News | Partnerships | Mar 09, 2018
Nedap and Osram Join Forces to Boost Connectivity in Lighting
Nedap and Osram Join Forces to Boost Connectivity in Lighting Today, Nedap and Osram officially announce their partnership. Luminaires equipped with Osram DEXAL™ drivers are now easy to enroll into Nedap Luxon connected light management platform. The collaboration between both parties is based on their shared ambition to make connected lighting the new standard. Together, they will help clients accelerate savings and lead the way to a more sustainable economy. Read more »
Featured | Business | Intellectual Properties | Mar 05, 2018
Enforcement of B.O.S.E. Patents: A Continuous Success
Enforcement of B.O.S.E. Patents: A Continuous Success White light generation is one of the most fascinating topics the LED industry deals with. The silicate-based white LED technology enables white LEDs to be produced with higher accuracy and increased brightness. Preferred applications for these kinds of LEDs are smartphones, notebooks, navigation systems, and other display products. Said technology is thus relevant for a significant proportion of today’s LED market. Read more »
Event News | News-Spot | Feb 27, 2018
LED Expo Thailand-2018: Hosted Buyer Program
LED Expo Thailand-2018: Hosted Buyer Program The 6th edition of LED Expo Thailand 2018, ASEAN’s largest International Exhibition on LED products & technology will be held from 10-12 May 2018 in Bangkok. The Expo would welcome more than 300 exhibitors, who would prep their latest to display on an expanse of over 20,000 sqm of exhibit area for about 15,000 international trade visitors at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. LED Expo Thailand 2018 would cater to the demand of evolution in the existing lighting technology. Read more »
Business | Company News | Investment | Nanowire | Jan 31, 2018
Nanowire LED Innovator Aledia Announces €30 ($36M) Million Series-C Financing
Nanowire LED Innovator Aledia Announces €30 ($36M) Million Series-C Financing Aledia, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications based on its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, today announced the closing of its Series C financing round with Intel Capital as a new investor. In addition to Intel Capital, the majority of existing Aledia investors participated in the €30 million round, including Braemar Energy Ventures, Demeter, the Ecotechnologies Fund of Bpifrance, (the French national industrial bank), IKEA Group, the venture capital arm of IKEA, Sofinnova Partners and Supernova Invest. Read more »
Business | Company News | Job Opportunity | Jan 31, 2018
Joanneum Research Offers Great Job Opportunities
Joanneum Research Offers Great Job Opportunities Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (Joanneum Research) is a business-oriented leader of innovation and a technology provider. It is linked to a worldwide network and has provided cutting-edge research according to the highest international standards for almost forty years. With a focus on applied research and technology development, Joanneum Research plays a key role in transfer of technology and know-how. Our Materials Institute focuses primarily on micro- und nanotechnology, surface functionalization, materials science, sensors und laser-production technologies. Joanneum Research is looking for candidates to fill two vacancies. Read more »
Event News | Jan 29, 2018
ELA EXPO LIGHTING AMERICA 2018 - Light, Design & Comfort
ELA EXPO LIGHTING AMERICA 2018 - Light, Design & Comfort Expo Lighting America is the yearly meeting where designers, architects, distributors, large consumers, government representatives and lighting lovers acquire first-hand experience of trends and innovations in design and technology that enhance their knowledge and inspire new creations. Read more »
Event News | Jan 23, 2018
LpS Is More Relevant Today Than Ever Before
LpS Is More Relevant Today Than Ever Before Every sector has been affected by the dramatic evolution of technology that has taken place in the last decade. In lighting, this evolution has become a revolution, taking us from the use of phosphors, through LEDification and on into the current-day connected, smart solutions that open up the sector to a whole new world of potential. Read more »
Event News | Jan 23, 2018
The Future of Lighting Design Needs You
The Future of Lighting Design Needs You The Trends in Lighting (TiL) conference successfully launched last year. A combined 1800 delegates joined leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram and Zumtobel Group. Read more »
Event Post Show Report | Jan 15, 2018
LED Expo 2017 Reflected Growth Akin to the Booming Sector of Efficient Lighting Technology
LED Expo 2017 Reflected Growth Akin to the Booming Sector of Efficient Lighting Technology LED Expo 2017, India’s largest exhibition for LED lighting products and technology, concluded on an affirmative note with new record growth. This key business and networking event that took place in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, served as an apt platform to showcase the product and technical innovations from the LED industry and cost effective alternatives in full display. Read more »
Resources | LpO Article | Event-Reports | Technologies | Measurement | Jan 11, 2018
Measurement Seminar – from SSL to Displays
Measurement Seminar – from SSL to Displays For the third consecutive year, Instrument Systems invited engineers from all industries that deal with light measurement of SSL products and different kinds of displays to their seminar. LED professional’s Editor in Chief, Arno Grabher-Meyer, was also pleased to receive (and accept) an invitation. In this article he shows what attendees can expect, who might find this event of interest, who would benefit the most and who should definitely not miss the next opportunity to attend. Read more »
Business | Company News | Nov 23, 2017
Osram’s New Kulim LED Chip Factory Goes into Operation
Osram’s New Kulim LED Chip Factory Goes into Operation Osram’s new LED chip factory in Kulim, Malaysia, begins operation on time. “We are both on schedule and within budget,” pointed out Olaf Berlien, CEO of Osram Licht AG, during the opening ceremony in Kulim on Thursday. “Given our enormous recent growth rates of 19 percent in the LED business, we are pleased to have the new production capacities. Our investment in Kulim also attests to the technology shift and our transition to becoming a high-tech corporation: At the beginning of this decade, conventional lighting still accounted for 80 percent of Osram's business. Today, two-thirds of our sales are based on optical semiconductors.” Read more »
Event News | Nov 21, 2017
Abu Dhabi is Now Investing in Sustainable Lighting
Abu Dhabi is Now Investing in Sustainable Lighting Abu Dhabi is one of the most active cities in the region that is investing in sustainable development and a significant part of this investment is focused on energy efficiency in buildings and extension landscape lighting. Abu Dhabi has taken a strong stance on integrating its infrastructure through their smart city’s integration pilot and subsequently continues to retrofit existing buildings to deliver on its promises to reduce energy consumption by 20%. Read more »
Smart Lighting + IoT | News-Spot | Business | Company News | Nov 17, 2017
IoT Pioneer Gooee Launches in Europe
IoT Pioneer Gooee Launches in Europe ‘Data brain’ for smart building activity to revolutionise real estate market: Gooee, the ‘data brain’ for building activity, officially launched its ‘full stack’ ecosystem amongst its lighting and technology partners. Read more »
Event Post Show Report | Nov 15, 2017
19th CIOE - China International OPTOELECTRONIC EXPO
19th CIOE - China International OPTOELECTRONIC EXPO 57,348 visitors from 67 countries and regions attended CIOE 2017, which is an increase of 13% compared to last year. 110,000m2 exhibition area presenting the entire optoelectronic ecosystem. 1,668 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions attended, which is an increase of 6% from last year. 3,653 optoelectronic brands were presented, which is an increase of 15% compared to last year. Read more »
Event Post Show Report | Nov 13, 2017
Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017 Welcomes Record Number of Over 156,000 Global Visitors
Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017 Welcomes Record Number of Over 156,000 Global Visitors The fair remains true to its mission of promoting global dialogue and exploring the convergent future. Visitors celebrate the fair as an effective sourcing and networking platform. Kicking off on 9 June, the 22nd edition of the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) welcomed visitors for the four-day fair during which key industry players had the chance to explore the convergent future of the lighting industry. Read more »
Business | Company News | Partnerships | Nov 12, 2017
Osram and Continental Planning Joint Venture for Intelligent Lighting Solutions in the Automotive Sector
Osram and Continental Planning Joint Venture for Intelligent Lighting Solutions in the Automotive Sector Technology companies Osram and Continental today announced their intention to establish a joint venture. The idea is to combine innovative lighting technology with electronics and software to develop, manufacture and market intelligent lighting solutions for the automotive industry. The global joint venture will operate under the name Osram Continental GmbH and have its registered office in the Munich region. Osram and Continental will each have a 50 percent stake in the joint venture. The aim is to generate annual sales in the mid-triple-digit-million-euro range with a workforce of around 1,500 employees and 17 locations worldwide. Dirk Linzmeier (CEO) from Osram and Harald Renner (CFO) from Continental have been named as designated managing directors. The joint venture is scheduled to start in 2018 subject to final agreement on the binding contracts and antitrust approvals. Read more »
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