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Business | Company News | Bluetooth | May 06, 2018
Silvair Announces New Partners and Expands the Range of Interoperable Lighting Components Based on the Qualified Bluetooth Mesh
Silvair Announces New Partners and Expands the Range of Interoperable Lighting Components Based on the Qualified Bluetooth Mesh Chicago, May 7, 2018 - Silvair, a pioneer in lighting control technology and a leading provider of qualified Bluetooth mesh, announces that together with its partners it will be extending the range of lighting products supported by Silvair’s technology. An ecosystem of interoperable products unified by the Bluetooth mesh standard is, therefore, expanding to redefine the smart lighting experience in commercial spaces. Read more »
Business | Research | Partnerships | Fundings | SciPiL | Apr 26, 2018
The Austrian Province of Burgenland Invests in Joanneum Research
The Austrian Province of Burgenland Invests in Joanneum Research At today’s press conference in Weiz, Austria, the provinces of Styria, Carinthia and Burgenland emphasised their prospective closer cooperation in the area of research. Burgenland holds an interest of five percent in Joanneum Research and will be active in the promising research area of “Smart Connected Lighting”. Thus, the research axis south of Carinthia through Styria into Burgenland is to be further reinforced, and international visibility of domestic research is to be increased. Read more »
Event News | Apr 13, 2018
OpenAIS Symposium on IoT Lighting – Eindhoven (NL)
OpenAIS Symposium on IoT Lighting – Eindhoven (NL) Following the mass adoption of LEDs and the subsequent digitisation, lighting has now become integrated into the Internet of Things. Over the past three years a consortium of leading European companies worked on the OpenAIS project, partly funded by the EU within the Horizon 2020 program, to address the challenges of the Internet of Lights. At the symposium the OpenAIS team will present the project results and learnings, demonstrate the pilot implementation of the OpenAIS architecture in the industrial heritage building “De Witte Dame” in Eindhoven. Read more »
Event News | LED Expo Thailand | Apr 09, 2018
Big Brands Are Prepared To Exhibit New Innovations at LED Expo Thailand
Big Brands Are Prepared To Exhibit New Innovations at LED Expo Thailand Top brands of LED & lighting industry are gearing up with their innovations to showcase the latest best at the LED Expo Thailand 2018, which is scheduled from 10-12 May, 2018. The theme for the 2018 Expo is “Future of LED”– a prompt topic in this period of change and challenge in the LED & Lighting industry. Read more »
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 »
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