2016-05-30

Titan Airways Enhances Lighting Mood with STG Aerospace’s LED Cabin Lighting Upgrade

STG Aerospace, a leading aircraft cabin lighting OEM, announced that prestigious British charter carrier Titan Airways is the latest airline to install STG’s market leading liTeMood® retrofit LED mood lighting system on its Boeing 757 aircraft.
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2016-05-27

Soraa LEDs Illuminate the“Fairy Grottoes” in Germany

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed to illuminate the natural beauty of the mineral formations found in the Saalfred Fairy Grottoes in Thüringen, Germany. Through Soraa LEDs and an artist’s approach to lighting design, thousands of visitors can now see the subtleties in the incredible colors in stalagmites in the underground caverns.
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2016-05-27

Communications Made Easy with Philips' Luminous Caprpets

Communicating does not appear too difficult. There are many devices available to send data to everyone. The biggest challenge is to get the right information to the right person. In the last decades technology provided many new ways of communicating this field. With digital screens and mobile devices an overload of data is presented to the receiver, hoping the receiver picks up the right piece.
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2016-05-26

Vivid Sydney Lights up Toranga Zoo with Animal Light Sculptures for the First Time

Vivid Sydney is lighting up Taronga Zoo for the first time as part of the Zoo’s Centenary celebrations.
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2016-05-26

Cairo Stadium Lights up with Arena LED Lighting System

Cairo Stadium has chosen Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and global leader in lighting, to install its ArenaVision LED pitch lighting system. The Cairo Stadium is the first venue in Africa to use Philips ArenaVision LED lighting which equips it with the flexibility needed as a multi-purpose venue. This innovative LED lighting enables Cairo Stadium to create light shows and highlight certain parts of the stadium for different events as well as meet stringent lighting standards for broadcasting.
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2016-05-25

Zumtobel and Tridonic Jointly Develop Special Car Park Lighting Solution in Qatar

In this blog entry by Donna Dederding from Zumtobel, she explores how Zumtobel and Tridonic were able to develop a car park lighting solution in Qatar.
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2016-05-24

Hong Kong Lighting Project Gets Pulled Due to Political Undertones

A Hong Kong designers Jason Lam and Sampson Wong’s interactive lighting display, “Our 60-Second Friendship Begins Now” got pulled by the local government for “unauthorized name change,” reported ejiinsight.
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2016-05-24

Osram's LEDs Turns the Noma Earth Tubes into an Interactive Light Installation

The impressive Noma Earth Tubes with a height of 5.60 metres are part of the 80,000 square metre Noma municipal refurbishment project in the north of Manchester. The three towers supply fresh air to the co-op support centre located beneath it in the centre of the upgrading zone. In addition to their primary function the climate towers also fulfil an aesthetic task, making the public space much more attractive for both visitors and residents. This vision has been rendered possible thanks to state-of-the-art LED lighting solutions from Osram.
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2016-05-19

Philips to Showcase Connected Lighting Technology at AIA Convention 2016 in Philadelphia

The AIA Convention 2016 takes place this week in Philadelphia from May 19-21. The architecture and design event offers an impressive lineup of celebrity speakers, educational city tours, workshops and seminars and nearly 800 exhibitors. This year’s theme is “Where technology and creativity come together to create what’s possible”.
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2016-05-17

TDC Lights up Australia-based Library with Projection Mapping

Technical Direction Company achieved a projection mapping first inside La Trobe Reading Room of The State Library of Victoria. On the façade of the Library building itself, TDC immersed audiences in a myriad of illuminated video projections.
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2016-05-17

Ephesus Upgrades Hawkins Field of Vanderbilt University with LED Lighting System

Power management company Eaton today announced that the home field of the Vanderbilt University men’s baseball team, Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tennessee, has installed an advanced light-emitting diode (LED) system designed to enhance the viewing experiences for spectators while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2016-05-16

Osram Lighting Project in Poland Wins Lighting Design Award

The winners of the Lighting Design Awards were distinguished for the fortieth time in London. Four of the award-winning projects were implemented with lighting solutions from Osram.
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2016-05-11

Artist Transforms Uluru with Solar Powered LEDs

As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, field of light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the desert. The solar-powered installation will open on 1 April 2016, remaining open throughout the Red Centre’s distinct seasons until 31 March 2017.
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2016-05-11

Audience to Add Color Using Osram Lightify to the Eurovision Song Contest

During the Eurovision Song Contest in May, Osram will bathe the Swedish capital in bright colors that show what viewers think of the songs. The Munich-based lighting specialist will light up seven landmarks in Stockholm and countless living rooms around the world with the help of light control during the semifinals and finals of the song contest. The color of the lights will reflect each song's appeal to viewers.
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2016-05-10

Istanbul's Major Road Tunnels Upgraded with LEDs from GE Lighting

The Customer Managed by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, the Ayazağa and Beylerbeyi tunnels are two of the main arteial routes of the European, and the Asian sides of the city, and some of the busiest roadways in the region. With responsibility for maintaining public infrastructure in a safe and efficient manner, the municipality was keen to reduce energy costs, while simultaneously improving the overall illumination within the tunnels.
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2016-05-09

Swedbank's International Headquarters Aglow with acdc LED Luminaires

Swedbank’s new international headquarters by architectural firm 3XN is an innovative interpretation if the core values of the organisation: openness, simplicity and care. These have been translated into a modern architectural space with an emphasis on transparency and the creation of a good social environment. Stretching across an entire block, the building takes the form of a triple V structure – a design concept intended to both break up the volume and make it easier to connect both people and spaces. The largely transparent facades bring in plenty of daylight, highlighting the spectacular semi-public atrium spaces.  Natural wayfinding is another key part of the design, with two spiral staircases providing key orientation points.  Social spaces are placed around a central axis facilitating interaction and good internal communication for employees.
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2016-05-06

Designers of Lightening a Modern Odyssey Talk about Inspiration and Concept

In this blog entry by Monique Cousineau Social Media Manager for Philips Lighting North America, she interviews 2nd prize winners of CLUE 02 Competition Antonis Athanasiou and Maria–Chrysoula Akrivou about their award winning lighting design.
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2016-05-06

Tri-State LED Completes LED Retrofit and Saves 60% Energy Use for Corporate Headquarters

Tri-State LED, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies, today announced it has recently completed an LED lighting retrofit for The Blue Book Building & Construction Network (The Blue Book Network), the nation's largest commercial construction network. The retrofit occurred at the company's Jefferson Valley, NY corporate headquarters and involved the complete replacement of all existing fluorescent lighting to reduce lighting energy use by 60%.
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2016-05-05

Shanghai Train Station Gets a Touch of Nature with Sunlight and Rainbow Butterflies

Rings of LED lights circle the cylinder pillars of Shanhai Metro’s Hanzhong Road Station and brings to it a natural touch. The columns are now wrapped up in light beams that resemble sunlight. Schools of lit-up 3D printed butterflies took over the walls of the hall way. Jiayu Liu, an artist who is known for its digitalized art installations presented his latest lighting project, Magic Forest.
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2016-05-03

Japanese Firm Transforms LED-lit Drones into Breathtaking Fireworks in front of Mount. Fuji

Japanese advertisement network MicroAd recently sent 25 LED-lit drones to the sky as lighting performance. Together the drones created breath-taking light display that integrated with the culture’s traditional musical instruments Shamisens rhythms, reported PC mag.
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2016-04-26

Revolution Lighting to Light up Des Moines University with LED Tubes

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Des Moines University (DMU), an osteopathic medical and health sciences university in Des Moines, Iowa, for a lighting retrofit installing its T8 LED tube technology. The project includes a complete retrofit of all six campus buildings with Revolution Lighting's T8 SEP LED tubes to increase energy efficiency, decrease maintenance costs, and improve quality of light, achieving a return on investment of only 1.5 years.
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2016-04-25

Toronto's TD Centre to Lit with LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

The Toronto-Dominion Centre (TD Centre), the original skyscrapers of Toronto’s Financial District and the largest commercial complex in Canada, is working with North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and Gerrie Electric, one of Canada’s largest independently owned electrical distributors, to help continue its mission of sustainability. TD Centre is replacing T8 fluorescent lighting with approximately 55,000 energy-saving and long-life SYLVANIA SubstiTUBE® IPS LED Tubes, saving approximately 2,500,000 kWh annually and $250,000 per year. At 4.3 million square feet the TD Centre, managed by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd., is one of the largest LEED Platinum certified properties in North America, in addition to being one of North America's largest business communities and home to 21,000 office employees. 
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2016-04-22

Cree SmartCast PoE Chosen by mindSHIFT Cloud Services Facility

mindSHIFT, a leading IT outsourcing and cloud services provider, selected SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) integrated with a Cisco network for the build-out of its cloud mounting services facility in Long Island, N.Y. SmartCast PoE is an intuitively simple, scalable and open platform that enables the Internet of Things (IoT) for buildings through better light. The system embeds intelligence to make buildings more efficient and people more productive, while delivering far better light for less energy than ordinary LED lighting systems.
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2016-04-22

The Panorama Museum of the Sacred Defense in Iran Illuminated with LEDs

Donna Dederding from Zumtobel reveals the lights used to touch up The Panorama Museum of the Sacred Defense in Iran in this blog entry. The Panorama Museum of the Sacred Defense in Iran is dedicated to the Iran-Iraq war that took place from 1980 to 1988. The historical artworks are highlighted through the minimalistic ARCOS LED spotlight. The museum is due to open very soon.
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2016-04-21

DVB Bank in Germany Receives Holistic LED Lighting Upgrade

High above the rooftops of Frankfurt shines the bold and purist architecture of the office and conference floor of DVB Bank, awash with high-quality details from a holistic design dominated by glass and a careful blend of white and grey tones. Entrusted with the demanding task of restoring the 40th floor of City-Haus, Frankfurt architects Theiss have created an environment for meetings and conferences that sets a new benchmark for modern working applications. The unusual axis dimensions and reduced installation depth placed special requirements on various features of the project, including a pioneering customised lighting solution that has now been integrated into the standard MIREL evolution product family.
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2016-04-20

See How Connected Lighting Uses Data to Deliver Value beyond Illumination

In the Internet of Things (IoT), it’s all about the data. Connected devices are connected expressly for the purpose of gathering and sharing information about themselves, about the environment in which they’re used, and about the people who use them.  In a connected lighting system, luminaires and other lighting system devices merge with IT networks  to allow for the collection, distribution, and storage of large amounts of data.
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2016-04-18

Lighting Designers Relit San Diego Trolley Station with Dynamic RGB LEDs

The San Diego Trolley Station at One America Plaza bustles each day with commuters traveling to and from work and tourists out and about seeing the historical sites of the city. Unlike typical dim and dismal public transportation stops, this station is adorned with a distinguishing feature—a stunning canopy of steel girders and opaque glass designed by acclaimed architect, Helmut Jahn. The canopy covers the waiting area and creates an overpass for the trolley as it enters and exits the station.
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2016-04-12

Artist Sheds Alien Light on Landscapes with LED and Drones

Lux Noctis is a series of photography works done by artist Reuben Wu, who explicitly sheds alien light on well- known landscapes that usually shot under sunlight.
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2016-04-11

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic and Surgery Center Save 54% Energy with Cree's LED Lighting

Opportunity Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic may be the oldest orthopaedic practice in the area, but with the opening of their new 98,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art practice headquarters and surgery center in northwest Raleigh, they’ve stepped into the 21st century in a big way.
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2016-04-11

Intelligent Light from Osram Slashes 65% Energy Bill for Volkswagen Parking Garage

One of the largest and most modern logistics centres in Europe is located at Baunatal near Kassel in Germany – the original parts centre for Volkswagen. More than 450,000 VW original components are dispatched from the location to seven domestic sales centres and 83 countries. As part of the "Think Blue. Factory." campaign, Volkswagen also aimed to set standards in terms of energy saving, and as a consequence it was decided to sustainably upgrade the company’s employee car park with 500 parking lots. Energy savings of 65% are now achieved with the new lighting installation from Osram based on innovative LED luminaires and intelligent light control. Thanks to electricity cost savings, the investment is also paid back within three years.
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The wait is over. The highly anticipated HomeKit™-enabled SYLVANIA SMART+™ A19 Full Color Light Bulb is now available for pre-order (MSRP $44.99) with delivery expected in September and additional products coming out soon after.READ MORE

Shenzhen Bentuo Electronic Technology Co., Ltd (BT-lux), a professional vendor of high-end panel lights in Shenzhen, recently released a "Quadruple-proof" panel light, S16-H series. Here Quadruple-proof means waterproof, dust-proof, ... READ MORE