Business News | Nov 24, 2009

Philips Color Kinetics Extends its Suite of Control Products with Pharos Architectural Controls

Expanding Philips' extremely successful distribution agreement in Europe and Asia, Philips Color Kinetics today announced it is now a reseller of the complete portfolio of Pharos control solutions. Ranging from scalable lighting playback controllers to audio/video controls, all that utilize simple-to-use designer authoring software, Pharos controllers extend the comprehensive portfolio of LED lighting solutions from Philips Color Kinetics.
 
Starting this quarter, Philips Color Kinetics will offer Pharos controllers through its existing sales distribution network, providing customers access to a broad portfolio of control options, from simple push-button keypads to sophisticated light show and video authoring and playback controllers. Pharos control solutions work seamlessly with the complete range of intelligent white and full-color LED lighting fixtures from Philips Color Kinetics.
 
Pharos provides standardized control for a wide-range of requirements, including integrating multiple manufacturer lighting solutions, sensors as well as sound, video and other architainment components. Pharos products deliver a single control and effect authoring solution that enable environment transformations that include, but go beyond, lighting.
 
Philips Color Kinetics LED lighting solutions and Pharos controls are currently in use in dynamic lighting installations around the globe, including the LAX Gateway at the Los Angeles International Airport, the British Airways London Eye in London, England, the Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey.
   
About Philips Color Kinetics:
Philips Color Kinetics transforms environments through dynamic and more efficient uses of light. Its award-winning lighting systems and technologies apply the benefits of LEDs as a highly efficient, long lasting, environmentally friendly, and inherently digital source of illumination - reinventing light itself as a highly controllable medium. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, USA, Philips Color Kinetics is the leading center of innovation and product development for Philips' global LED lighting systems business. The organization also enables widespread adoption of LED lighting through OEM partnerships in diverse markets. More information is available at http://www.colorkinetics.com.
  

About Royal Philips Electronics:
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of "sense and simplicity". Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of $38 billion in 2008, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter .
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