Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Mar 14, 2017

Lumibright Introduces Nice Series Spotlights Range

Lumibright Introduces Nice Series Spotlights Range The remarkable Nice Spotlight Series are an extensive selection of high performance optics to meet specific lighting solutions after months of engineering. Elegant, slim and sleek, the all new LED Nice Spotlights have been designed and developed for radiant lighting experience providing 50,000 hours of stylish lighting. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Mar 09, 2017

Green Creative Launches Elevate Series Low Glare Panel LED Luminaires

Green Creative Launches Elevate Series Low Glare Panel LED Luminaires Green Creative, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, proudly announces the release of its Panel 2X4’ 38 W and Panel 2X2’ 30 W luminaires. Part of the Elevate Series, these new panels use the latest in edge-lighting technology to produce a smooth, uniform lighting effect. In addition, these fixtures feature SootheOptic low glare technology that minimizes visual glare, creates a comfortable lighting environment and offers more useful light than traditional panels. With a Unified Glare Rating <19, these panels are ideal for illuminating classrooms, offices, hospitals and retail spaces. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Human Centric Lighting | Feb 14, 2017

OEM Systems Group Promises Healthy Light at the Workplace

OEM Systems Group Promises Healthy Light at the Workplace Work is ever more frequently leading to health problems: In 2016, the number of sick notes through mental illness has reached a new high in Germany. According to health insurer DAK-Gesundheit*, they are responsible for 17 percent of sick leaves. Thus, mental illnesses are now the second most frequent reason for absenteeism. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Lamps | Tubes | Connected Lighting | Feb 01, 2017

Ledvance Launches Substitube Connected - an Energy-Saving Champion

Ledvance Launches Substitube Connected - an Energy-Saving Champion Ledvance, the fully-owned Osram subsidiary, is bringing the flagship of its current Substitube portfolio to market in February that enables energy costs to be reduced by up to 90 percent compared to applications with traditional fluorescent tubes. The LED replacement for T5 tubes is also new to the portfolio, featuring real glass that prevents undesired expansion and sagging of the lamps. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Systems | Luminaires | Smart Lighting & IoT | Horticulture | Jan 27, 2017

LumiGrow Releases Pro Series E Horticultural Lighting Solution with Cloud-Based Wireless Control

LumiGrow Releases Pro Series E Horticultural Lighting Solution with Cloud-Based Wireless Control LumiGrow has announced the worldwide release of the Pro Series E, a horticultural lighting product line that combines the best in optimized spectrum LED technology with cloud-based wireless control. Each Pro Series E fixture comes with a wireless control module included, so you can get up and running with the most modern lighting controls quickly and easily. Manage your lights from any phone, tablet, or computer via the SmartPAR™ Wireless Control System, and choose to be backed by the industry's best research support team running 10 years strong and leading 5-year warranty. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Horticulture | Jan 24, 2017

Plessey's Introduces Hyperion Family High-Power Horticultural LED Grow Lights

Plessey's Introduces Hyperion Family High-Power Horticultural LED Grow Lights Plessey, a leading developer of award-winning LED technologies and manufacturer of solid state lighting products, today launched the Hyperion family of high-power horticultural LED grow lights. Designed specifically to provide supplementary lighting in greenhouses, the Hyperion 1000 and Hyperion 1600 units deliver greater returns for commercial growers through increased productivity while achieving a 40% energy saving compared to equivalent 600 W and 1000 W sodium grow lights. Read more »

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Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good'

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good' At Light + Building 2020 held in Frankfurt, Nichia – the leader in high-performance LED solutions – reveals it will present at least three complementary technologies to improve the delivery of light quality under an over-arching banner of 'Light so Good'. Read more »

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Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz Luger Research and Zhaga are proud to announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga Summit. This one-day event will provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs from the specifier community through workshops. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals Melatonin sets the internal clock. Researchers from IGB in an international team have analyzed data on the impact of light pollution on melatonin formation in humans and vertebrates. They found that even the low light intensities of urban skyglow can suppress melatonin production. Melatonin ... Read more »

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CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources The new CIE International Standard S 025-SP1/E:2019 is a supplement to CIE S 025:2015 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules specifies the requirements for measurement of electrical, photometric, and colorimetric quantities of OLED luminaires and OLED light sources. These sources ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights Kyra Xavia is a researcher, educator and investigative journalist based in New Zealand. Her roles as general secretary of the Light and Lighting Research Consortium (LLRC), delegate for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), New Zealand Ambassador for Women in Lighting 2019, and co-leader of ... Read more »