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 »

Intellectual Properties | Featured | Business | Mar 13, 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 »

Business | Company News | Optics | Mar 13, 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 | Company News | Event News | Mar 12, 2018

ELT Stands Behind Innovation and the Development of Comprehensive Lighting Solutions at Light+Building

ELT Stands Behind Innovation and the Development of Comprehensive Lighting Solutions at Light+Building The Spanish multinational showcases its new portfolio of products and solutions in Hall 4.0 at stand B80. 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 »

Business | Company News | Partnerships | Mar 07, 2018

Silvair Joins Forces with Manufacturers to Enter the Lighting Ecosystem Driven by Bluetooth Mesh

Silvair Joins Forces with Manufacturers to Enter the Lighting Ecosystem Driven by Bluetooth Mesh Silvair, a pioneer in lighting control technology using Bluetooth mesh networking standard, announces partnerships with Fulham, McWong International, Murata, Danlers, ERP Power and DG Light to bring to the market a wide range of components and products designed for setting up smart lighting infrastructures in commercial spaces. Read more »

Business | Partnerships | Mar 01, 2018

Foxconn LED Lighting Starts Business in France Partnering with Comeback

Foxconn LED Lighting Starts Business in France Partnering with Comeback Foxconn LED Lighting Group are pleased to announce the appointment of Comeback as their regional strategic partner for the sales, distribution and deployment of LED lighting products in France and related territories. 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 »

Event News | News-Spot | Feb 21, 2018

InterLumi Panama Is Lighting Up a New Sector in Energy Efficiency in Its 3rd Edition

InterLumi Panama Is Lighting Up a New Sector in Energy Efficiency in Its 3rd Edition Following the global trend of energy efficiency, InterLumi Panama, the international lighting fair, will inaugurate a renewable energy pavilion at its 3rd edition. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Event News | Dec 20, 2017

Under the Patronage of Abu Dhabi Municipality, LightingTech Abu Dhabi was Launched Today

Under the Patronage of Abu Dhabi Municipality, LightingTech Abu Dhabi was Launched Today Under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Municipality and hosted & strategically endorsed by Etihad ESCO, LightingTech Abu Dhabi summit was launched today at Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa. This summit is organized by Advanced Conferences & Meetings. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Event-Reports | Technologies | Trends | Dec 13, 2017

LpS Gets a Younger Sibling to Foster a Holistic System Approach

LpS Gets a Younger Sibling to Foster a Holistic System Approach For the most part our readers are aware of the fact that the LpS has a strong focus on the component level, but after the 6th event, the Luger Research team realized that it was time to find a way to push the more holistic system approach. After much consideration and careful planning, the Trends in Lighting (TiL) Forum and Show was initiated and took place in conjunction with the LpS 2017. Arno Grabher-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief at LED professional took a close look at both exhibitions and the lectures to find out what the audience thought of the extension and broader outlook. 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 13, 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 »

Business | Company News | Nov 13, 2017

Jörg Kessler Appointed New SVP Global Sales & Marketing at Tridonic

Jörg Kessler Appointed New SVP Global Sales & Marketing at Tridonic Since 1 November 2017 Jörg Kessler has been strengthening Tridonic, the lighting technology manufacturer, as SVP Global Sales & Marketing. He takes over from David Barnby, who will be taking retirement at the end of the year. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Nov 09, 2017

SIGN CHINA 2017, LED CHINA 2017 & DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 Successfully Concluded on September 22 in Shanghai

SIGN CHINA 2017, LED CHINA 2017 & DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 Successfully Concluded on September 22 in Shanghai Organised by UBM Trust, the 3-day concurrent shows successfully concluded on September 22 at SNIEC in Shanghai, China, attracting 32,645 global visitors from 118 countries/regions and welcoming international VIP buyer delegations from the USA, Korea, Australia, Iran, Japan and Germany. Read more »

Featured | Business | Certifications | Oct 30, 2017

Samsung Partners with TÜV SÜD for Automotive LED Components Testing Program

Samsung Partners with TÜV SÜD for Automotive LED Components Testing Program Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced digital component solutions, and TÜV SÜD, a global technical services provider of quality, safety and sustainability solutions, today announced that the companies have developed a new testing program for Samsung’s automotive LED components. A ceremony was held on October 24th at the headquarters of TÜV SÜD Korea in Seoul, Korea, to unveil the new testing program. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 24, 2017

LpS 2017 Fulfils Its Potential to be the Most Comprehensive, International Event in Lighting to Date

LpS 2017 Fulfils Its Potential to be the Most Comprehensive, International Event in Lighting to Date The widely anticipated 7th LED professional Symposium +Expo was set to be the biggest and most comprehensive event in lighting to date, and it did not disappoint. Over 1,600 leading technology experts, from industry and research, came together at LpS 2017 to explore, to debate and to build the future of lighting technologies together. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 19, 2017

The First TiL 2017 Successfully Illuminates the Future of Lighting for Over 1,600 Visitors

The First TiL 2017 Successfully Illuminates the Future of Lighting for Over 1,600 Visitors The eagerly awaited Trends in Lighting 2017 saw over 1,600 visitors, including designers, architects, technicians and consultants, from every aspect of lighting, gather for three insightful days of debate and discussion. TiL 2017 met the industry’s expectations by bridging the gap between application, design and technology, and allowing experts to share ideas about, and experience the future of lighting. Read more »

Event News | Oct 16, 2017

Full Support By the Government Leads LED Expo to Focus on Making India Energy Efficient

Full Support By the Government Leads LED Expo to Focus on Making India Energy Efficient The exhibition announces Future Zone promoting Intelligent & Smart Lighting solutions for the nation - Once at a novice stage, efficient lighting solutions commonly known as LED lights is a market that is now ready take India to a leading spot in the global LED bulb market. *The total turnover of the Indian lighting industry was INR 20956 crores in 2016, out of which LED contributed to INR 11399 crores, which is more than 54%. Read more »

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