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GE Current | Hubbell | Appointments | Feb 11, 2022
GE Current Announces Post-Merger Executive Leadership
GE Current Announces Post-Merger Executive Leadership Current, the new company formed through the merger of GE Current, a Daintree company, and Hubbell® Incorporated’s commercial and industrial (C&I) lighting business, announced its new executive team for the combined company located across its offices in Greenville, SC, and Cleveland, OH. Read more »
SSL | Molding Compounds | Moisture-proof | Röhm | Feb 09, 2022
PLEXIGLAS® Molding Compounds Guarantee Maximum Light Efficiency for Zumtobel’s Robust, Moisture-proof AMPHIBIA PM Luminaire
PLEXIGLAS® Molding Compounds Guarantee Maximum Light Efficiency for Zumtobel’s Robust, Moisture-proof AMPHIBIA PM Luminaire Dust swirls through the air, water splashes, cleaning agents are sprayed – luminaires in industrial buildings have to cope with a lot of adverse conditions. They are often exposed to dirt, humidity, extreme temperatures or even chemicals. The materials have to withstand all these impacts, as well as being break and shock-proof. Workplaces are also subject to complex requirements for light quality and illumination. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Diodes | Standby Power | Feb 09, 2022
Low Standby Power, Non-Isolated Offline Switcher Significantly Reduces BOM Costs
Low Standby Power, Non-Isolated Offline Switcher Significantly Reduces BOM Costs Diodes Incorporated has introduced a universal AC high-voltage input non-isolated offline switcher IC to further strengthen its power products portfolio. The AP3928 addresses the challenges associated with using a bias power supply. It delivers safe and reliable power, while simultaneously maintaining elevated performance figures and enabling significant cost savings. This switcher IC is optimized for situations where higher power levels are mandated, such as in industrial control or home automation systems, home appliances, and IoT devices. Read more »
DALI Alliance | Awards | Events | Feb 02, 2022
DALI Lighting Awards 2021 Winners Revealed
DALI Lighting Awards 2021 Winners Revealed The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has revealed the winners of its prestigious DALI Lighting Awards 2021. Recognizing the best use of DALI lighting control applications and solutions across the world, the standard of entries within each of the eight categories was exceptionally high. However, the international judging panel of lighting designers, lighting magazine editors, and representatives from global lighting organizations, eventually came to their decisions. Read more »
ams OSRAM | Vison System | Trends | Jan 31, 2022
New 3D Vision System for Robots
New 3D Vision System for Robots ams OSRAM, a global leader in optical solutions, announced today a new partnership with Luxonis, a developer of embedded artificial intelligence and computer vision technology. Luxonis provides 3D solutions for automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), robots, drones and more that help create high-quality 3D maps for applications such as object detection and obstacle avoidance. A key component of these solutions are infrared light sources, such as ams OSRAM's Belago 1.1 Dot Projector. The Belago 1.1 combines an infrared VCSEL chip with special optics and a robust package that is ideally suited for Active Stereo Vision (ASV). Read more »
IES | Horticulture | Standard | Jan 31, 2022
New Horticulture Lighting Standard Released
New Horticulture Lighting Standard Released Humans and plants use light in different ways. Check out the newly available standard, ANSI/IES RP-45-21 Recommended Practice: Horticultural Lighting, to learn about the differences between architectural and horticultural lighting design. Published by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). Read more »
Signify | Siklu | Wireless | Business | Jan 31, 2022
Siklu and Signify Announce Agreement to Integrate Gigabit-Speed Wireless Connectivity into Lighting Infrastructure
Siklu and Signify Announce Agreement to Integrate Gigabit-Speed Wireless Connectivity into Lighting Infrastructure Siklu, a global leader in millimeter wave (mmWave) solutions for Digital City, Gigabit Wireless Access (GWA), and Mobile x-Haul, and Signify, the world leader in lighting, announced a strategic partnership agreement to add Siklu's MultiHaul™ TG multi-gigabit wireless connectivity technology to Signify's BrightSites portfolio. This combination will result in an addition to the BrightSites portfolio, which will be known as Broadband luminaires. Read more »
Lighting Module | Edison Opto | Featured | SSL | Jan 29, 2022
EDISON Opto Delivers Flexible Design & Manufacture Custom Modules
EDISON Opto Delivers Flexible Design & Manufacture Custom Modules Edison Opto provides design and manufactures advanced module customization services. In addition, we offer the L.D.M.S. “Lighting Design Manufacture Service” is the integration technical service. With the high efficiency/Intensity, Premium CRI90+, and a long-life span of over 100,000 Hrs LM80 design and manufacture service. We provide professional and complex design and customized services for any application, performance requirements in AC and DC, and any shape. We work with customers to simplify processes, save production costs, expand their capabilities to new fields and more diverse projects without adding equipment or labor, and quickly gain a place in the market. Read more »
Featured | Röhm | Plexiglas | Lenses | SSL | Jan 28, 2022
Lupine’s Bicycle and Outdoor Lights with PLEXIGLAS® Lenses
Lupine’s Bicycle and Outdoor Lights with PLEXIGLAS® Lenses Whether during a sled dog race in Finland, rescue operations in the mountains, while jogging in the dark or when riding a bicycle in everyday life – lights from the Lupine brand with lenses made from PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds from Röhm are used wherever bright, precise light beams are needed. Manufacturer Lupine Lighting Systems is a technology leader for outdoor lighting systems, such as e-bike and bike lights, headlamps and helmet lights, as well as flashlights. Read more »
Lumileds | LUXEON Rubix | SSL | Jan 26, 2022
New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio
New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio Lumileds added cyan, its eighth color, to the LUXEON Rubix high-power LED family enabling multi-color driven systems to produce very high CRI white light that is so important in entertainment lighting. Adding the cyan LED fills a significant wavelength gap between blue and green in a system and accounts for the significant increase in CRI. Read more »
ams OSRAM | Smart Glasses | RGB Laser Module | Trends | Jan 24, 2022
RGB Laser Module Prototype for Smart Glasses
RGB Laser Module Prototype for Smart Glasses ams OSRAM has revealed a prototype design for its new Vegalas laser emitter module, which promises to reduce the size of the projection light engine in augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) smart glasses by up to half. The ams OSRAM innovation in optical component technology opens up the potential to develop information-rich smart glasses which are as stylish and fashionable as the normal sunglasses and spectacles that consumers buy today. Read more »
Featured | OSRAM Digital Systems | Wireless Control | Emergency Lighting | Smart Lighting | Jan 21, 2022
Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter
Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter NEW NOW: OSRAM’s standalone solution for emergency lighting testing, reporting and maintenance. Meet the QBM DALI EL-T CONV, a converter transforming existing DALI emergency luminaires into wireless ones, all controlled by the same lighting system. Its benefits? Allowing you to design all the lighting fixtures (emergency and regular ones) that are future-proof and scalable – in every European market. Read more »
Lumileds | CoB | SSL | Retail Lighting | Featured | Jan 20, 2022
Retail Lighting Efficacy Improves With 3% to 5% lm/Watt Increases for 90 and 95CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite Technology
Retail Lighting Efficacy Improves With 3% to 5% lm/Watt Increases for 90 and 95CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite Technology Lumileds announced substantial performance improvements for its 90 and 95 CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite technology. Now, the two CRI versions offer light output within 1-2% of each other and efficacy within 1-2 lumens per Watt. Lumileds patented CrispWhite technology brings a vivid and bright look to retail settings. Its unique ability to highlight bright whites while also revealing the richest colors found in clothing, paints, and other goods results in more inviting and attractive displays. Read more »
National Lighting Bureau | Appointments | Jan 19, 2022
National Lighting Bureau Announces 2022 Board Members
National Lighting Bureau Announces 2022 Board Members The National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the U.S. government, announces the appointment of its new Board members. Read more »
Trends | Research News | OLED | Display | Jan 17, 2022
Researchers Develop First Fully 3D-printed, Flexible OLED Display
Researchers Develop First Fully 3D-printed, Flexible OLED Display In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities used a customized printer to fully 3D print a flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. The discovery could result in low-cost OLED displays in the future that could be widely produced using 3D printers by anyone at home, instead of by technicians in expensive microfabrication facilities. Read more »
Light + Building | 2022 | Jan 10, 2022
New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022
New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022 Frankfurt am Main, January 10, 2022. As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology to autumn 2022. Last December, intensive discussions with customers and cooperation partners had already led to the examination of alternatives to the original date in March. Now the new date has been set: Light + Building Autumn Edition will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 2 to 6 October 2022. Read more »
Business | Jan 03, 2022
LpS Digital Award 2021 Winners Announced
LpS Digital Award 2021 Winners Announced In December, the LpS Digital 2021 Award winners were announced and honored during the annual live-stream event on December 2nd. The four areas recognized were: Best Lectures, Sustainability, Scientific Study and Best Products. The most outstanding contributions and solutions from the past year were honored. Read more »
Business | LEDucation | Event News | Jan 03, 2022
LEDucation 2022 Announces Lineup of Speakers
LEDucation 2022 Announces Lineup of Speakers The 2022 LEDucation Trade Show & Conference, at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City, will host a lively exchange of knowledge, inspiration, and aspiration. Presentations by eminent technical experts and thought leaders in the lighting industry will engage the LEDucation audience of lighting designers, architects, and lighting specifiers at all levels. The educational program begins with virtual sessions on Monday, March 14, 2022, followed by the in-person Trade Show and Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday March 15–16. LEDucation 2022 will celebrate the lighting industry with an expanded trade show floor and fresh opportunities to connect with colleagues and expand networks. Read more »
Business | LightingEurope | Stoane Lighting | Jan 03, 2022
Stoane Lighting joins LightingEurope
Stoane Lighting joins LightingEurope Stoane Lighting, an employee-owned specialist manufacturer of architectural lighting equipment, joins LightingEurope, the trade association representing Europe’s lighting industry. Stoane Lighting design, manufacture and assemble all their products in the UK. Products are built to last, to be maintained and even to be upgraded if and when advances allow. Stoane Lighting carefully considers each product's impact on the environment and design each to be easily disassembled, upgraded, and eventually recycled. Read more »
Business | Signify | Fluence | ams OSRAM | Acquisition | Dec 22, 2021
Signify to Acquire Fluence to Strengthen Agriculture Lighting Growth Platform
Signify to Acquire Fluence to Strengthen Agriculture Lighting Growth Platform Signify announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS) to acquire Austin, Texasbased Fluence for USD 272 million (EUR 242 million) on a cash and debt-free basis. This acquisition will strengthen our global Agriculture lighting growth platform and extend our position in the attractive North American horticultural lighting market. Read more »
Events | QEPrize | 2021 | Dec 20, 2021
LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize)
LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) The 2021 QEPrize is awarded for the creation and development of LED lighting, which forms the basis of all solid state lighting technology. Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell Dupuis are recognised not only for the global impact of LED and solid state lighting but also for the tremendous contribution the technology has made, and will continue to make, to reducing energy consumption and addressing climate change. Read more »
Schneider Electric | GreeNext | Business | Dec 15, 2021
GREENext Provides Sustainable and Resilient Energy-as-a-Service
GREENext Provides Sustainable and Resilient Energy-as-a-Service Schneider Electric recognized as the World’s most sustainable corporation in 2021 by Corporate Knights, and Temasek announced the launch of GREENext, a joint venture that will provide sustainable and resilient energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers through solar and battery hybrid microgrid technology. Read more »
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