Business | Company News | Bilton | News-Spot | Feb 19, 2019

Patrick Mueller is Leaving Bilton

Patrick Mueller is Leaving Bilton Patrick Mueller, founder of the light specialist, Bilton, will be working at the company until the end of March, at which time he will hand over his duties to his successor. He will remain loyal to the company by being available as an external consultant. Read more »

Resources | Standardization | DiiA | Zhaga | Smart Lighting & IoT | News-Spot | Jan 31, 2019

Zhaga and DiiA Agree Joint Certification Program for a Smart Luminaire Interface

Zhaga and DiiA Agree Joint Certification Program for a Smart Luminaire Interface The Zhaga Consortium (Zhaga) and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) are developing a joint certification program for interoperable luminaires and components, which enables intelligent, future-proof LED luminaires with IoT connectivity. Read more »

Resources | Standardization | ZigBee | Smart Lighting & IoT | News-Spot | Jan 25, 2019

Amazon to Join Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

Amazon to Join Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Amazon will join its Board of Directors. As IoT growth continues to accelerate, prominent companies in the tech industry are collaborating within the Zigbee Alliance to shape the direction of standards, ecosystems, and devices to offer users easy and enjoyable experiences they’ll want to build upon within their homes and personal spaces. The decision by Amazon to join the Zigbee Alliance at the Board level is a strong message that the industry is focused on simplifying and adding convenience to the growing range of IoT devices available to customers. Read more »

Resources | Research News | Health & Environment | Human Centric Lighting | News-Spot | Nov 09, 2018

Researchers from the University of Surrey Find that Blue Light Can Reduce Blood Pressure

Researchers from the University of Surrey Find that Blue Light Can Reduce Blood Pressure Exposure to blue light decreases blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, a new study from the University of Surrey and Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf in collaboration with Philips reports. Read more »

Resources | Standardization | DiiA | DALI | Smart Lighting & IoT | News-Spot | Oct 08, 2018

DALI Specifications from DiiA Enable Intelligent, Connected LED Luminaires

DALI Specifications from DiiA Enable Intelligent, Connected LED Luminaires New specifications from DiiA enable smart DALI drivers that can report data, supporting DALI in the IoT era, and can also simplify the addition of sensors and communication nodes to luminaires via an intra-luminaire DALI bus. Read more »

LpS Awards | TiL Awards | Business News | News-Spot | Oct 03, 2018

The 2018 LpS TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light

The 2018 LpS TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light This year the LpS and TiL 2018 launched 7 new award categories spanning ground breaking scientific research in lighting all the way through to solutions, designs and innovative applications, celebrating the complete spectrum of light. Read more »

LpS2018 | Event News | News-Spot | Oct 02, 2018

1600 Delegates Question the Future of Lighting Technologies at LpS 2018

1600 Delegates Question the Future of Lighting Technologies at LpS 2018 The greatly anticipated 8th LED professional Symposium +Expo was the most comprehensive international event in lighting technologies to date. Over 1,600 leading technology experts, from industry and research, came together in Bregenz last week to explore, innovate and shape the future of lighting technologies together. Read more »

Event News | News-Spot | Sep 17, 2018

LensVector and Casambi Team for Remote Site Control of Lighting and Dynamic Beam Shaping

LensVector and Casambi Team for Remote Site Control of Lighting and Dynamic Beam Shaping A hands-on workshop featuring Bluetooth controls and Dynamic Beam Shaping™ will be presented by LensVector and Casambi at the upcoming darc room conference and exhibition, which takes place during the London Design Festival. Participants in the workshop will be able to set up a scene, alter the light levels, adjust the color temperatures and change the beam distribution – all from their mobile device. Visitors to the stand will also be able to control the beam shape from multiple luminaires and, for the first time, remotely view and control a professional lighting installation in Italy. Read more »

Event News | News-Spot | LpS 2019 | TiL 2019 | Aug 20, 2018

LpS Aims to Prepare Its Delegates for the Digital Future

LpS Aims to Prepare Its Delegates for the Digital Future LEDification shook the world of lighting to its core, transforming how we engineer, innovate, design and even live. Today, in lighting, we know the next huge revolution is upon us, but unlike LEDification, this next phase is not really clear enough to define, predict or plan for. Siegfried Luger, Director of LpS, shares his thoughts on what we need to still focus on in engineering, what changes we need to make, and how he hopes LpS can guide attendees to building a secure, relevant and valuable future in lighting. Read more »

Resources | Projects | Smart Lighting & IoT | Systems & Applications | News-Spot | Jul 24, 2018

OpenAIS Project Completed after Successful Validation of IPv6 Based Lighting Controls

OpenAIS Project Completed after Successful Validation of IPv6 Based Lighting Controls The EU-Horizon 2020 co-funded OpenAIS [1] project, that successfully brought open IPv6-based control to the lighting world, has been completed as planned. A consortium of seven leading companies in lighting, IoT and building management and two knowledge institutes worked closely together for 3.5 years on IP-to-the-end-node connected lighting for professional buildings. Read more »

Event News | News-Spot | Jun 28, 2018

LpS 2018 Tackles the Disruption to the Lighting Industry Head-on with 5 Key Focal Points

LpS 2018 Tackles the Disruption to the Lighting Industry Head-on with 5 Key Focal Points The 8th international LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2018) will take place from 25 to 27 September in Bregenz, Austria. LpS continues to be aimed at technology experts from industry and research, as well as those who are curious about the latest developments in lighting technology. The carefully curated program for LpS2018, together with the co-hosted TiL2018, now forms a comprehensive overview of the current developments, hurdles and solutions for the disrupted and ever changing world of lighting. Read more »

News-Spot | SciPiL | Mar 18, 2018

Luger Research Creates an Active Network to Secure the Future of Innovation in Lighting: SciPiL

Luger Research Creates an Active Network to Secure the Future of Innovation in Lighting: SciPiL Luger Research establishes the first scientific lighting partnership network for research experts and leaders in the lighting industry. The scientific partnership in lighting - SciPiL - 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 »

Event News | LpS 2018 | TiL 2018 | Rogier van der Heide | News-Spot | Mar 15, 2018

TiL 2018 Announces Influential Curator Rogier van der Heide Who is on a Mission to Empower and Inspire Everyone

TiL 2018 Announces Influential Curator Rogier van der Heide Who is on a Mission to Empower and Inspire Everyone Trends in Lighting (TiL), proudly announces its curator for 2018 will be Rogier van der Heide. A master of light, a provocateur and a futurist, Rogier is on a mission to curate an event that will empower and inspire everyone. Read more »

Resources | Standardization | MD-SIG | Driver Modules | News-Spot | Mar 14, 2018

NFC Programming of LED Driver Parameters Is Standardized by MD-SIG

NFC Programming of LED Driver Parameters Is Standardized by MD-SIG Manufacturers of LED luminaires currently use a variety of programming methods to set the operating characteristics of LED drivers inside luminaires. Simplified and harmonized methods are desired to enable LED driver programming on automated or manual production lines. Read more »

Event News | News-Spot | Feb 27, 2018

LED Expo Thailand-2018: Hosted Buyer Program

LED Expo Thailand-2018: Hosted Buyer Program The 6th edition of LED Expo Thailand 2018, ASEAN’s largest International Exhibition on LED products & technology will be held from 10-12 May 2018 in Bangkok. The Expo would welcome more than 300 exhibitors, who would prep their latest to display on an expanse of over 20,000 sqm of exhibit area for about 15,000 international trade visitors at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. LED Expo Thailand 2018 would cater to the demand of evolution in the existing lighting technology. Read more »

FEATURED

BJB Connection Interface for Outdoor LED Modules

BJB Connection Interface for Outdoor LED Modules The model for the future design of human living areas is a "smart city" with intelligent technologies and applications. Smart Cities utilize sensors and controllers in outdoor lighting to conserve resources and enhance human comfort and safety. Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs

Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per watt (LPW) at 3000K CCT, 85°C, Cree’s new eTone COB ... Read more »

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Nanosilica Filled Epoxy with High Abrasion Resistance

Nanosilica Filled Epoxy with High Abrasion Resistance Master Bond EP30NS is a two component epoxy system that cures at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures. It is optically clear especially in thin sections and can be used as an adhesive, sealant, coating and encapsulation compound. EP30NS offers dimensional stability, linear ... Read more »

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WHITE PAPER - How to Overcome the Security Challenges of Smart Lighting

WHITE PAPER - How to Overcome the Security Challenges of Smart Lighting IoT-powered lighting systems are backbones for smart building applications such as energy harvesting, space optimization, and predictive maintenance. Read more »

EDITORIAL

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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