Systems & Applications | Systems | Outdoor Applications | Environment | Jun 06, 2018

Dutch Town Is First in World to Install Bat-Friendly LED Street Lights

Dutch Town Is First in World to Install Bat-Friendly LED Street Lights Signify, the world leader in lighting, today completed its first bat-friendly lighting installation in a town. Rare bats in Zuidhoek-Nieuwkoop, in the Netherlands can now go about their nocturnal business undisturbed thanks to new connected LED street lights designed specially to emit light that does not affect their natural senses and rythms. The street lights use a special light recipe that is perceived by bats as darkness, yet which provides enough illumination for residents, helping make the roads and pavements safer, while being highly energy efficient. The project illustrates Signify’s leadership in developing innovative LED technology that is both smart and supports conservation and sustainability. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Systems | Smart Lighting & IoT | LiFi | Mar 16, 2018

Philips Lighting Introduces LiFi: Broadband Data Through Light

Philips Lighting Introduces LiFi: Broadband Data Through Light Philips Lighting, the world leader in lighting, is now offering Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology in which high quality LED lighting provides a broadband Internet connection through light waves. As the lighting company for the Internet of Things, Philips Lighting is the first global lighting company to offer LiFi-enabled luminaires from its existing office lighting portfolio. Read more »

Smart Lighting & IoT | Lighting Systems | Luminaires | Jul 20, 2017

Eaton Presents a Simple Low-Voltage Solution for Power, LED Lighting and Controls

Eaton Presents a Simple Low-Voltage Solution for Power, LED Lighting and Controls Power management company Eaton offers the Distributed Low Voltage Power (DLVP) system, a flexible and electrically efficient low-voltage system combining power, LED lighting and controls into one simple, energy code compliant, project solution by blending the benefits of both alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) power distribution. The easily configured “plug-and-play” system reduces installation labor by up to 40 percent with a total installed system cost savings of up to 20 percent. Read more »

Sensors | Outdoor Applications | Indoor Applications | Luminaires | May 22, 2017

B.E.G. Controls Announces the Development of Their PureColor, Human Centric Lighting (HCL) Sensor

B.E.G. Controls Announces the Development of Their PureColor, Human Centric Lighting (HCL) Sensor B.E.G. Controls LP, the North American affiliate of Brück Electronic GmbH (B.E.G.), introduces the worlds first stand alone occupancy sensor with the ability to change the color temperature of an LED fixture to match a person’s circadian rhythm. Read more »

Systems | Controls | App | Mar 22, 2017

Tridonic and EON Reality Show Augmented Reality App to Control and Provision IoT enabled Lighting

Tridonic and EON Reality Show Augmented Reality App to Control and Provision IoT enabled Lighting Tridonic, a leading international supplier of integral lighting solutions and EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment, have partnered to develop an Augmented Reality control and provisioning interface for Tridonic’s IoT enabled industrial lighting solution, net4more. The AR application will be announced and demoed at CeBIT as part of Tridonic’s keynote: “Lighting as the backbone for the Internet of Things”. Read more »

Parking Lots | Lighting Applications | Smart Lighting & IoT | May 19, 2016

Inteligent LED Lighting System for Efficient Parking Concepts

Inteligent LED Lighting System for Efficient Parking Concepts Lighting plays a key role in parking management in two important aspects: the cost, including consumption and maintenance, and users experience, which results in customer’s loyalty. That’s why LED lighting is a key technology for parking lighting because it gets a better lighting for each parking lot while reducing the energy use and, therefore, the cost. Read more »

Street Lighting | Lighting Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jan 14, 2014

Cree LED Technology Lands at Munich Airport

Munich Airport MUNICH -- Cree, a market leader in LED lighting solutions, is providing LED technology to power the apron and exterior lighting systems of Munich Airport (FMG), the seventh largest international hub in Europe, serving 38 million passengers per year. Cree collaborated with ewo, a manufacturer of high-quality lighting systems for public areas, whose F32 flood lights are replacing high-pressure sodium lamps in the airport’s high mast systems. The F32 was specifically designed to seamlessly integrate into the existing apron lighting at Munich Airport, and each one is illuminated by as many as 288 Cree® XLamp® XT-E LEDs. Read more »

Art & Museum Lighting | News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Nov 04, 2013

Osram Illuminates the Sistine Chapel with a New LED Solution

Osram names its solution for the Sistine Chapel their lighting masterpiece The light manufacturer Osram is equipping the Sistine Chapel in Rome with a new type of LED solution. After 500 years, the art-historically outstanding works can now be viewed to a level of precision unique until now, and the especially art-conserving installation enables significantly higher illuminance values. In addition, 60% less power is consumed compared to the existing lighting installation. "Art presents the most demanding requirements on light. Following the globally unique lighting solution in the Lenbachhaus Museum in Munich, the world-renowned frescoes in the Sistine Chapel are now being subjected to the same extremely high lighting specifications, once again underlining the authority of Osram as integrated lighting expert operating in accordance with maximum specifications," stated Peter Laier, Osram’s Chief Technology Officer and executive board member responsible for the company’s general lighting business. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Oct 15, 2013

Venice Achieves Milestone in Energy Efficency While Maintaining Beauty and Character of Historic Luminaires

Rialto area with luminaires All along the canal-ways and on the grounds of the famous Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy, vintage luminaires have been upgraded to LED lighting to reduce energy usage by over 80 percent while maintaining the look and feel of a bygone era. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Sep 10, 2013

NASA Headquarters Launches New Energy-Efficient Cree LED Lighting

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the NASA Headquarter, owned by the federal government who is the largest energy consumer in the U.S., has been equipped with more than 1,300 Cree CR22™ architectural LED troffers to reduce energy consumption, to improve light quality and to make the building more environmentally friendly The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) headquarters, a leased facility in Washington, D.C., has been outfitted with energy-saving CR Series LED Troffers by Cree, Inc. The high-performance LED installation is part of a renovation to maximize energy savings of the 600,000 square-foot building. More than 1,300 Cree CR22™ architectural LED troffers have been installed, and Piedmont Office Realty Trust, owners of the NASA headquarters building, expects the new fixtures to deliver energy savings of 52 percent over the previously installed T8 fluorescent fixtures. An additional 5,200 Cree® CR22 troffers are planned to complete the lighting upgrade. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Aug 30, 2013

SLT Asia Installs Southeast Asia's Largest Commercial OLED Installation

SLT Asia's OLED installation at Providence KL uses Philips Lumiblade GL26 tiles (inset) to providing a unique lighting solution SLT Asia, bespoke entertainment solutions specialist, has completed the largest Organic LED (OLED) installation in Southeast Asia. The dazzling display of 1,680 Philips Lumiblade GL26 tiles was installed in Providence, the Kuala Lumpur VIP club which opened in July. Read more »

Lighting Applications | Aug 07, 2013

ETC Source Four LED™ Lights World’s Longest Viking Ship

The 120-foot Viking warship of the Danish fleet from around 1025 AD is illuminated with ETC Source Four LED™ luminaires Around 1025 AD, a fierce 120-foot Viking warship of the Danish fleet rode the northern waves. Excavated in 1997 from a Roskilde fjord bed, the ship has now been partly restored. A massive steel skeleton has been built around its wooden remains. Roskilde 6 makes a new ‘voyage,’ in the National Museum of Denmark’s exhibit Viking, June 22nd-November 17th, 2013. ETC’s Source Four LED™ fixtures, controlled by an ETC Ion® console and Unison Paradigm® system, bring the vessel to light. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Mar 01, 2013

LED Hotel Lighting Sets-Off Stunning Swarovski Crystal and Saves $138,000 a Year

Carved into a granite cliff in British Columbia, Sparkling Hill Resort is celebrated for its modern flair and creative use of Swarovski Crystal Carved into a granite cliff in the North Okanagan in close proximity to Vernon, British Columbia, Sparkling Hill Resort is celebrated for its organic and modern flair—notably its creative use of $10 million in Swarovski Crystal elements that provide an atmosphere of calm and serenity. Setting its sights on newly engaging, more energy-efficient LED hotel lighting, the European-influenced resort and wellness center recently specified 2,500 GE LED replacement lamps for its award-winning facility. The switch means an annual 828,000 kilowatt hours (kWhs) energy reduction at Sparkling Hill and will equate to $1.3 million in total lighting cost savings over 10 years. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Mar 01, 2013

Contemporary Lighting Art by Zumtobel at the New Re-Opened Kunstkammer Wien

One of Austria's most important cultural projects is the reopening of the Kunstkammer (lit-erally, chambers of art and natural wonders) in Vienna After having been closed for more than 10 years, the Kunstkammer was presented to the public again on 1 March, with the explicit goal of making the history of the Habsburg collection and its most important figureheads known to an interested contemporary audience. The highest conservation requirements, content-related didactic criteria, but also emotional factors played an equally essential role for the new presentation of the Kunstkammer. Yet, the 2,200 exhibits included in the collection could not be more different in nature: among the highlights are outstanding works of the goldsmith’s art, such as the famous Saliera by Benvenuto Cellini, first-rate specimens of sculpture, such as the Krumau Madonna, masterly bronze statuettes, filigree ivory objects, but also precious clocks, games and scientific instruments. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Feb 27, 2013

Intelligent LED Illumination Concept for an Exclusive Room Atmosphere

Stylish and bright rooms are the result of the new lighting concept of the SCALA Turm Hotel dilitronics GmbH makes the rooms of the recently opened SCALA Turm Hotel (a 4-star hotel) dazzlingly shine: The experts of the high-tech company of Jena developed a sophisticated illumination concept for the second tallest hotel in Germany based completely on LED technique and digital control components. Light stripes integrated into ceilings and walls can produce a broad color spectrum, allowing for room atmospheres according to one's individual wishes. By implementing the dilitronics company's complete package, which includes drivers for dimming and controlling the colors as well as the power supply units and luminaires, the SCALA Turm Hotel can count on a modern and, at the same time, energy-saving system of illumination. Read more »

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WHITE PAPER - LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting

WHITE PAPER - LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting Horticultural lighting is one of the fastest growing markets in the LED lighting industry today. Currently estimated at being worth $690 million dollars annually by LEDInside, this figure is projected to reach billions in the coming years. Read more »

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LUXTECH Introduces FLEX Color, Architectural Grade RGB Tape

LUXTECH Introduces FLEX Color, Architectural Grade RGB Tape LUXTECH, a leading American manufacturer of architectural grade LED modules, introduces FLEX Color to their line of flexible LED strips. The RGB strip light is populated by high quality LEDs with tight binning to maintain color consistency. Read more »

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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity Synergy 21 has been a successful, well-known brand in the lighting industry for around 9 years. We satisfy our customers with top-notch planning, development, production, and distribution of high-quality lighting fixtures. We also offer an attractive working environment to over 200 employees at 6 ... Read more »

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XP-G2 High Efficacy LEDs Use Less Power, Drop-in Compatible

XP-G2 High Efficacy LEDs Use Less Power, Drop-in Compatible Cree, Inc. announces the new High Efficacy (HE) version of the XLamp® XP-G2 LED that delivers improved performance compared to standard XP-G2 LEDs, with higher output and greater efficiency to enable smaller, lighter, lower-cost designs. The original XLamp XP-G2 LED pioneered a broad set of LED ... Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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