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 »

Event Announcement | Event News | May 29, 2017

The Leading European Lighting Technology Conference, LpS 2017 Returns for Its 7th Year this September

The Leading European Lighting Technology Conference,  LpS 2017 Returns for Its 7th Year this September The symbiosis of LED/OLED lighting and modern technology has led to new technical system architectures that will alter the lighting market forever. For the next generations of lighting concepts to succeed a holistic approach between technologies and systems is required. But how? The associated interdisciplinary developments require comprehensive knowledge of applications, designs and technologies in order to meet their potential. Read more »

Resources | LpO Article | Interview | Business | Technologies | May 24, 2017

Andreas Weisl on the Future of Seoul Semiconductor

Andreas Weisl on the Future of Seoul Semiconductor Andreas Weisl is Managing Director and Vice President Sales SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR Europe GmbH. Read more »

Event News | May 23, 2017

Launching the First International Trends in Lighting (TiL 2017) Forum & Show - Dedicated to Smart Lighting & IoT

Launching the First International Trends in Lighting (TiL 2017) Forum & Show - Dedicated to Smart Lighting & IoT “The space, the geometry, the light of an architecture in great proportions must remain the core aim, while engineering aims for zero carbon, ultra-green architecture. But this balance between the poetry of architecture and its green engineering is crucial,” Steven Holl, Architect. Read more »

Business | Company News | Innovation | May 20, 2017

SORAA Sky Wins Prestigious LIGHTFAIR International Innovation Award

SORAA Sky Wins Prestigious LIGHTFAIR International Innovation Award Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most renowned historical buildings, museums, hotels, and luxury shops, announced the company’s consumer-focused SORAA Sky bulb has won an LIGHTFAIR International 2017’s Innovation Award. Read more »

Business | Distributor News | May 19, 2017

Future Lighting Solutions Releases Largest Ever All in One LED Lighting Solutions Guide

Future Lighting Solutions Releases Largest Ever All in One LED Lighting Solutions Guide Future Lighting Solutions is pleased to announce the release of its 12th annual All in One LED Lighting Solutions Guide. This definitive resource guide details the complete product offering for solid-state lighting solutions. LEDs, drivers, optics, thermals and wireless controls and accessories are all included in this comprehensive solid-state lighting guide. Read more »

Smart Lighting + IoT | Business | Company News | May 17, 2017

Autani and OSRAM Are Now "Connected"

Autani and OSRAM Are Now "Connected" Autani, LLC, a proven leader in building controls and IoT, has announced that its award-winning EnergyCenter building management platform now integrates with OSRAM's Connected Lighting Module (CLM), allowing customers to easily convert their existing luminaires to be wireless ready while leveraging a robust and interoperable network solution to unlock new and exciting consumer-focused lighting applications. Read more »

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