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 »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 02, 2017

Successful Premiere of the Combined LpS & TiL 2017 Events

Successful Premiere  of the Combined LpS & TiL 2017 Events The organizers of LpS 2017 (LED professional Symposium +Expo) and TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting Forum & Show) were proud to welcome world-renowned lighting experts, companies and organizations to the first combined lighting event at the Festspielhaus in Bregenz, Austria. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Commentary | Business | Sustainability | Sep 21, 2017

Lighting Delivering Increased Value To Society - A Strategy For Growth

Lighting Delivering Increased Value To Society - A Strategy For Growth In recent years we have seen energy efficiency as the key driver for regulation as well as growth. Thanks to the arrival of LEDs the industry is already providing energy savings greater than any other sector. As the LED revolution rapidly continues, where next for the EU lighting industry? LightingEurope, the European industry association for the lighting industry has developed a strategy for growth which aims to fundamentally deliver value to society while aligning with the need to move towards a circular economy. Read more »

Business | Research News | Partnerships | Sep 13, 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 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 | Acquisition | Aug 24, 2017

Osram Acquires Leading U.S. IoT Software Platform Provider Digital Lumens

Osram Acquires Leading U.S. IoT Software Platform Provider Digital Lumens Osram has agreed to acquire Digital Lumens Inc., a U.S. company based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in industrial IoT solutions. Founded in 2008, Digital Lumens employs 65 people and in the last fiscal year generated sales in the mid-double-digit millions (USD). The Digital Lumens software platform can be used to run applications covering everything from intelligent lighting control, energy use, and security systems to the measurement of environmental parameters such as air quality. The cloud-based platform is compatible with components and hardware of other manufacturers. Digital Lumens has built a strong customer base for industrial IoT solutions, with more than 2,500 installations. Read more »

Event News | Aug 22, 2017

Turkey; Land of Opportunity in Lighting - LED Technology and Internet of Things Steer the Lighting

Turkey; Land of Opportunity in Lighting - LED Technology and Internet of Things Steer the Lighting The technological developments in lighting sector direct the interests of global companies abroad to Turkey while providing the domestic companies to grow. In this direction, İstanbulLight, a commercial platform that constitutes business contacts with the new markets brings Turkey the location of lighting center between East Europe, North Africa and Middle East. Read more »

Business | Organization News | LIA | Services | Aug 22, 2017

LIA Insurance Services - Protecting the Lighting Industry

LIA Insurance Services - Protecting the Lighting Industry The Lighting Industry Association (LIA), has launched its own range of insurance products tailored for the lighting industry through LIA Insurance Services. A partnership between the LIA and insurance broker Kinnell Corporate, provides access to bespoke and discounted commercial insurance. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Aug 16, 2017

New Records Achieved at the 2nd Edition of InterLumi Panama

New Records Achieved at the 2nd Edition of InterLumi Panama As one of the most promising lighting & LED trade shows in Latin America, InterLumi Panama concluded its second performance from 29 June to 1 July 2017 at ATLAPA Convention Center with new records hit. 151 exhibiting brands from 21 countries attended to showcase the cutting-edge products and technologies in efficient lighting; and it attracted 2,172 high quality visitors from 28 countries/regions in the global range. Read more »

Business | Organization News | LightingEurope | Regulation | Aug 01, 2017

Energy Labelling Regulation Published with Effects for the Lighting Industry

Energy Labelling Regulation Published with Effects for the Lighting Industry LightingEurope notes the publication on 28 July of the Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 setting a framework for energy labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU. Read more »

Business | Company News | Investment | Jul 27, 2017

Osram Invests in LiDAR Expert LeddarTech Inc.

Osram Invests in LiDAR Expert LeddarTech Inc. Osram has acquired a strategic 25.1 percent share in LeddarTech Inc., a Canadian company that develops a proprietary LiDAR technology integrated into semiconductors and sensor modules for self-driving cars and driver assistance systems. LeddarTech specializes in solid-state LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) systems that use infrared light to monitor the area around them, and its advanced optical sensing technology is highly complementary with Osram’s semiconductor products. The two companies already work together and Osram has now made an investment in LeddarTech in the mid double-digit million euros. Read more »

Business | Company News | Jul 10, 2017

Lumileds Officially an Independent Company

Lumileds Officially an Independent Company Lumileds announced that funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), and Royal Philips completed their previously disclosed transaction, resulting in Lumileds operating as an independent company. Lumileds develops lighting solutions for the automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination segments, enabling customers to push the boundaries of light. Read more »

Business | Organization News | DiiA | Acquisition | Jul 10, 2017

DiiA Acquires DALI Trademarks

DiiA Acquires DALI Trademarks The Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) has acquired the trademarks relating to DALI lighting products and systems via IEEE-ISTO. These trademarks include the original DALI logo, the new DALI-2 logo, and the DALI wordmark for use in lighting applications. Read more »

Event News | Jul 05, 2017

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting: Smart Lighting Forum & Show) announces that for their inaugural year, the 2000 visitors will be joined by leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram, Zumtobel Group and many more. Read more »

Event News | Jul 03, 2017

LpS 2017 Proudly Announces Its Stellar Speakers and Event Program

LpS 2017 Proudly Announces Its Stellar Speakers and Event Program LpS 2017 (LED Professional Symposium +Expo) are proud to reveal this year’s event program, for what will be the greatest LpS to date. Joining over 1600 delegates and 100 exhibitors in Bregenz this year will be global experts from industry and research, to focus on multiple lighting applications such as Human Centric Lighting, Transportation, Agricultural, Healthcare and many more. Read more »

Event News | Jun 28, 2017

ILLUMINO TRONICA: Technologies and New Applications at Your Fingertips

ILLUMINO TRONICA: Technologies and New Applications at Your Fingertips From 12th to 14th October at Padua, Illumino Tronica is the unique Italian exhibition able to represent the evolution of the technologies for smart homes and smart cities. In particular, it focuses on the world of building automation, LED lighting and safety. Illumino Tronica is a professional appointment where to meet up with technicians and experts on the world of building automation integration and where to explore and experience it. This is what we call “visible technologies” as they relate to the visual perception of the signals, following the technological line of IoT – Internet of Things. Read more »

Business | Distributor News | Partnerships | Jun 28, 2017

Future Lighting Solutions and OSRAM Digital Systems Sign Franchise Distribution Agreement

Future Lighting Solutions and OSRAM Digital Systems Sign Franchise Distribution Agreement Egham, UK, and Munich, Germany 27th June 2017 – Future Lighting Solutions, the leading provider of solid-state lighting and supply chain solutions, and OSRAM Digital Systems, the leader in lighting technology solutions, have announced a new franchise partnership encompassing OSRAM’s comprehensive range of drivers, light engines and controls for lighting applications. The agreement covers Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. Read more »

Event News | Jun 27, 2017

Lighting Days 2017: The Rendez-Vous 100% Lighting

Lighting Days 2017: The Rendez-Vous 100% Lighting In 2017, the gathering of the leading exhibitions in France on the lighting market, ForumLED Europe, Full LED Expo and Forum LumiVille. With the combination and synergy of these events, we are introducing “Lighting Days” that will gather 3 international events in France dedicated to LED technologies, and indoor & outdoor lighting which will be held on 13 th & 14 th December, at the Cité Centre des Congrès, Lyon – France. Read more »

Event News | Jun 22, 2017

World’s Leading Optoelectronics Event Kicks off in 13 Weeks

World’s Leading Optoelectronics Event Kicks off in 13 Weeks The 19th China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE), the largest and most influential optoelectronic exhibition in the world, is scheduled to kick off its grand opening at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in September (Sept. 6-9) which is traditionally known as the golden month for buyers. Covering a total exhibition area of 110,000 square meters, the premier event will draw more than 1,600 exhibitors and 3,200 leading brands from over 30 countries, with an estimate of 60,000 professional visitors and buyers, including 8,000 overseas visitors. Read more »

Business | Company News | Jun 12, 2017

LED System Solutions from OSRAM: Visions Become Reality

LED System Solutions from OSRAM: Visions Become Reality OSRAM provides individual LED solutions for multifaceted professional application areas and a wide range of LED drivers, LED modules and light management systems. All OSRAM products are known for their high performance and efficiency, a fact that creates tremendous flexibility in the design of LED luminaires. Read more »

Business | Distributor News | Partnerships | Jun 09, 2017

ERP Power and Future Lighting Solutions Sign Global Distribution Agreement

ERP Power and Future Lighting Solutions Sign Global Distribution Agreement ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a global distribution franchise agreement with Future Electronics, a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools. Future Electronics is globally integrated with lighting solutions expertise in 44 countries around the world to accelerate time to market and facilitate architectural, commercial and industrial lighting fixture development. Read more »

Business | Company News | Intellectual Properties | Jun 08, 2017

Seoul Semiconductor Resolves LED Filament Bulb Lawsuit against Global Retailer Kmart and Pursues Further Patent Enforcement Initiatives

Seoul Semiconductor Resolves LED Filament Bulb Lawsuit against Global Retailer Kmart and Pursues Further Patent Enforcement Initiatives Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (collectively “Seoul”) announced that they have resolved a patent litigation that was filed on behalf of Seoul and The Regents of the University of California against Kmart Corporation. The patent case was filed in U.S. Federal District Court, asserting infringement of eight patents based upon Kmart’s sales of Kodak/Spotlite branded filament LED bulbs. Read more »

Event News | Jun 07, 2017

OLED CHINA and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 to be Held in Shanghai Concurrently with SIGN & LED CHINA 2017 in September

OLED CHINA and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 to be Held in Shanghai Concurrently with SIGN & LED CHINA 2017 in September OLED CHINA 2017 and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 will be held from September 20-22 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), along with two other UBM Trust flagship events SIGN CHINA 2017 & LED CHINA 2017. The four concurrent events will bring together 1,300 exhibitors covering 100,000 sqm exhibition space. Each event will share their own resources to complement their industrial advantages, which will further extend the industry chain. Read more »

Business | Company News | Acquisition | News-Spot | Jun 07, 2017

Osram to Acquire California-Based LED Supplier LED Engin Inc.

Osram to Acquire California-Based LED Supplier LED Engin Inc. Osram has agreed to acquire U.S.-based LED Engin Inc. in San Jose, California. The company has approximately 30 employees and annual sales of around USD 10 million. Read more »

Event News | Jun 06, 2017

InterLumi Panama Received Higher Expectation from Exhibitors in 2017

InterLumi Panama Received Higher Expectation from Exhibitors in 2017 InterLumi Panama, to be held from 29 June to 1 July at ATLAPA Convention Center, is on the way to return for its 2nd edition with increased recognition from both exhibitors and visitors. Being the region’s most attractive trading platform for lighting business, the 2017 show will offer greater opportunities to connect manufacturers and buyers in various ways. Read more »

Business | Organization News | NLB | Human Centric Lighting | May 31, 2017

Designing With Tunable White Light in Focus at the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum

Designing With Tunable White Light  in Focus at the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum Relying on tunable white light “is the best, most-affordable way to ‘future-proof’ your work and designs and ensure very high performance.” So said Terry Clark, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Finelite, Inc., while participating in the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum as one of three panelists focused on new and emerging developments in tunable white light; i.e., lighting whose color and other elements can be adjusted to meet a variety of needs and preferences. Other panelists included Brent Protzman, Ph.D., Director of Building Science and Standards Development, Lutron Electronics, Inc., and Sandra Stashik, P.E., F.IES, LEED AP, Director, Strategic Specification Development, Acuity Brands Lighting. EdisonReport Editor and Publisher Randy Reid moderated the discussion. Read more »

Business | Company News | Partnerships | May 30, 2017

EnOcean and Silvair Team up to Deliver Wireless Switches and Sensors with Bluetooth Mesh Connectivity

EnOcean and Silvair Team up to Deliver Wireless Switches and Sensors with Bluetooth Mesh Connectivity Silvair, a pioneer in Bluetooth-based smart lighting solutions for professional applications, and EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technologies for building automation, today announced a collaboration to develop self-powered lighting controls and multifunctional sensors with Bluetooth mesh networking connectivity. Read more »

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WHITE PAPER - Why an EMI Filter in Your Lighting Application is a Must

WHITE PAPER - Why an EMI Filter in Your Lighting Application is a Must From high voltage ballasts for fluorescent bulbs to LED accent lighting, advancements in lighting technologies for industrial and domestic markets have led to a surge in EMI concerns. Luckily, mitigating EMI early on, avoiding costly product redesigns and delays, can be as simple as ... Read more »

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Precise Measurement of UV Light Sources for Disinfection

Precise Measurement of UV Light Sources for Disinfection UV radiation encompasses a very wide wavelength spectrum between 10 and 400 nm and is subdivided in ISO Standard 21348 into three ranges. The UVC range between 100 and 280nm is currently extremely relevant for air and water disinfection for combating COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Signify: New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations Are Met

Signify: New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations Are Met Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), confirms that its leading lighting portfolio will meet the new EU Ecodesign and Energy labeling regulations, which will affect all lighting products in the EU Member States from September 2021 onwards. The new regulations are representative of the enormous transition that ... Read more »

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New DLC Report: Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls

New DLC Report: Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls explores the current interest in networked lighting controls (NLC) and the benefits various stakeholders can attain from championing interoperable systems. The report details three specific and actionable use cases and explains why interoperability ... Read more »

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Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Prof. Ruairí O'Brien, Founder of Ruairí O'Brien Lighting Design

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Prof. Ruairí O'Brien, Founder of Ruairí O'Brien Lighting Design Ruairí O'Brien, associate professor and head of the Architecture and Visual design department at the German University in Cairo and CEO of Ruairí O'Brien. Architektur. Licht Raumkunst, surprised and delighted the audience with his lecture at LpS 2016 when he talked about allowing darkness. He ... Read more »