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Resources | LpR Article | Tech-Talks Bregenz | Manufacturing | Components | Systems | Jun 28, 2017

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Philipp Henrici, President and Managing Director at BJB

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Philipp Henrici, President and Managing Director at BJB It’s unusual for a lighting company to be older than electric lighting itself, but BJB in Arnsberg, Germany is celebrating their 150th anniversary this year. LED professional’s Siegfried Luger and Dr. Günther Sejkora spoke with Philipp Henrici, the President and Managing Director at BJB about disruptive technology changes, starting from petroleum lamps to electric lighting as well as conventional lighting versus solid state lighting. They also touched on the subjects of chances and drawbacks of LED component standardization, modular systems and automated production processes. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Emergency Lighting | Certifications | Jun 07, 2017

Fulham’s FHEM10 Adjustable LED Emergency Light Now Certified for California Title 20

Fulham’s FHEM10 Adjustable LED Emergency Light Now Certified for California Title 20 Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced that its FireHorse FHEM10 series of adjustable LED emergency lights has been certified compliant with California Energy Commission (CEC) Title 20 Code of Regulations for illumination performance and low energy consumption. 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 »

Featured | Electromechanics | Tracks | Indoor Applications | May 11, 2017

New Low Voltage Track with Magnetic Installation System

New Low Voltage Track with Magnetic Installation System The new A.A.G. Stucchi low voltage track (up to 48V) is designed for minimal and elegant light applications. With its compact design, magnetic installation system for the lighting fixtures, and integrated databus for light control, this new product provides maximum freedom and flexibility, in designing and creating innovative lighting projects. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | High Bay | May 02, 2017

High Performance, Energy Saving LED Highbay Kit

High Performance, Energy Saving LED Highbay Kit Fulham, one of the leaders in LED drivers, has launched a new, high specification, LED highbay kit. Designed as a highest performing, energy saving solution for warehouse, factory and retail highbay luminaires, the new LED highbay kit will provide high specification features as standard, a wide array of CCT/CRI options, up to 119 Lumens per Watt and is guaranteed for five years. Read more »

Featured | Components | Optics & Opt. Materials | Retrofit | Apr 15, 2017

ZORYA – Omnidirectional Retrofit Lenses from LEDiL

ZORYA – Omnidirectional Retrofit Lenses from LEDiL ZORYA is a unique LED optics design from LEDiL with around 340-degrees of light distribution. The whole lens is covered in small “spikes” that are basically individual optics in themselves. This innovative design – unlike anything seen before in LED optics – can harness all the light from any size LED and transform it into omnidirectional lighting that mimics a traditional light bulb beam pattern. Read more »

Resources | Reports | Indoor Applications | Apr 12, 2017

Lighting Controls Association Publishes Lighting Controls Guide for Open Offices

Lighting Controls Association Publishes Lighting Controls Guide for Open Offices The Lighting Controls Association has published a basic guide to applying lighting controls to open office spaces. Read more »

Tubes | Connected Lighting | Lamps | Retrofit | Systems & Applications | Apr 12, 2017

Philips Lighting Pioneers an Easy Path to Smart Lighting with First-Ever Wireless Linear Lamp Retrofit

Philips Lighting Pioneers an Easy Path to Smart Lighting with First-Ever Wireless Linear Lamp Retrofit Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today introduced a simplified path to connected ready lighting with the introduction of Philips InstantFit LED T8 lamps with EasySmart technology. The first and only wireless, network-capable linear lamp retrofit, the Philips InstantFit LED with EasySmart technology enables intelligent control from the Leviton Wireless Room Controller System with the simplicity of a plug and play installation that reduces energy, effort and costs. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Tracks | Connected Lighting | Apr 03, 2017

Lumibright Intoduces Versatile Magneto Combo Series

Lumibright Intoduces Versatile Magneto Combo Series Lumibright's Magneto has revolutionized track systems providing flexibility to combine them in a variety of ways. Insets are installed using magnets on a patented slider enabling to adjust the beam angle to highlight desired objects in every detail with optimal light quality. Magneto track light have unique distribution technology with independent patented innovation design in strong magnetic adsorption installations and optical module cellular lighting functions. Read more »

Featured | Luminaires | Apr 03, 2017

Willighting Develops New Special LED Aluminum Strip Light With Magnets

Willighting Develops New Special LED Aluminum Strip Light With Magnets Willighting develops new special LED aluminum strip light with high performance. Using high bright CRI>80 SMD4014 to ensure high quality. The most special is that there are magnets at the back and magnet wire at one end different from other common items. It is very easy and convenience to install. 575x18x20 mm, 855x18x20 mm and 1205x18x20 mm could be available. Of course, other size could be customized by your requirement. 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 »

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 »

FEATURED

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »