2014-12-23

Madrid to Fully Upgrade to Smart LED Streetlight Systems

LONDON: Madrid leads the LED revolution in Europe, upgrading the totality of its street lighting in the largest project in the world of this kind. The new technology will save almost half of the energy used to light the streets of the Spanish capital.
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2014-12-23

Callaway Gardens' Fantasy in Lights Ranks as one of USA Today’s “10 Best Public Light Displays”

This week Callaway Gardens received an email from USA Today stating, “Fantasy In Lights - Callaway Gardens is one of the winners of the Best Public Lights Display category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.”
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2014-12-18

EDAG Wraps Vehicles in Cocoon of Light

The automotive lighting sector’s internal and external applications has attracted many LED manufacturers to enter, but most applications only cover a part of the vehicle. German engineering firm EDAG innovative 3D printed backlight technology for cars, however, is capable of wrapping the entire vehicle in light.
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2014-12-17

Epistar Acquires Samsung Backlight Orders

As the LED industry inventory adjustments ends, Epistar has received a large order from Samsung in December, which is expected to spur the Taiwanese LED manufacturers growth, according to an UDN report.
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2014-12-17

Hens Lay More Eggs Under Red or White LED Lights

A study reveals that different color LED light influences layer production, according to a report of World Poultry, citing paper released by researcher from Federal University of Grande Dourados, Brazil.
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2014-12-16

Navigant Research: Commercial Building Automation Systems Expected to Exceed $86 B in Annual Revenue by 2023

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for commercial building automation systems (BASs), including global market forecasts through 2023.
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2014-12-15

Lighting Science Group’s LED Luminaires to Help NASA Astronauts in Int’l Space Stations

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB: LSCG) announced today that their innovative GOOD NIGHT™ and AWAKE AND ALERT™ lamps were recently featured in Consumer Reports magazine. The article goes behind the science of our lamps and their link to NASA and the International Space Station astronauts. A focus on the importance of blue light technology and how it affects human circadian rhythm was key in the development of these revolutionary products.
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2014-12-10

Novel LED Technology Enables Investigation of Algae Productivity

Because food crops are also used for energy production, millions of people are threatened by starvation. Algae could provide an alternative: They only need sunlight to grow, thrive in salty water on barren fields. But it is a major challenge to exactly reproduce sunlight in the laboratory. In collaboration with the Berlin LED manufacturer FUTURELED scientists at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have now developed a methodology for simulating all kinds of light situations.
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2014-12-10

Lumo Launches Styling Cycling Apparel on Kickstarter

Tired of not really having a nice looking attires with enough safety features?
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2014-12-09

Anime LED Conan Watch Comes with Style

Do you still remember all those cool gadgets used by Conan Edogawa in Detective Conan?
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2014-12-03

Foxconn Rumored to be iPhone 7 Sapphire Display Supplier

Will sapphire substrates be found on iPhone 7? Latest market rumors from Chinese media have pointed to the possible appearance of sapphire material on the new iPhone 7, which will be mostly supplied by Foxconn, according to a China Times report.
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2014-12-03

North Korea Invents Green LED Glasses that Can Adjust Circadian Rhythm

North Korea recently invented a new green LED glasses which can adjust to human circadian rhythm, according to a local Choson Sinbo’s report on Tuesday.
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2014-12-03

Therapeutic Lighting Makes Major Difference for Seniors in Long-Term Care Facilities

Therapeutic lighting can be a prescription for better health, especially for seniors with dementia in long-term care facilities. Now, more and more-effective products are needed to implement the highly positive research results achieved to date. So says a panel of therapeutic-lighting experts assembled by the National Lighting Bureau and the Edison Report. The full, two-part discussion is available for viewing without charge by linking to the National Lighting Bureau website.
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2014-12-03

Eaton Launches LED Luminaires for High Ceiling Applications

Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of the Portfolio Surface-Mount light-emitting diode (LED) Luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division. Incorporating patented WaveStream™ LED optical technology, the high efficacy luminaire provides uniform, glare-free illumination for standard and high ceiling applications in retail, commercial and architectural spaces.
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2014-12-01

How Philips helps patients to relax during MRI scans

Royal Philips today announced the launch of the Ambient Experience patient in-bore solution designed to reduce patient anxiety and movement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. The patient in-bore solution is the latest innovation in Philips' successful Ambient Experience portfolio, which integrates dynamic lighting, projection, sound, spatial design and workflow improvements to enable hospitals to create engaging, comfortable patient environments. To date, Philips has installed 750 Ambient Experience solutions globally.
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2014-11-28

Grow Your Garden Indoor with ROOT?

Ohneka Farms, a New York-based design studio focus on organic foods, launched a fund-raising campaign on Indiegogo to raise US $75,000 on an experimental hydroponics vitrine, the ROOT.
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2014-11-28

Nexus 6 Has Hidden LED Indicator Light Features

Google flagship smartphone Nexus 6 has hidden a RGB LED light on top of the speaker grill, according to a Xda Developers Report.
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2014-11-27

LED Grow Lights for Agriculture Market 2014 to 2020 Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts

Worldwide Grow Lights for Agriculture markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and wind energy are adopted by greenhouses and plant factories. LED grow lights offer quality for growing, homogenous light distribution at precisely the right wavelengths.
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2014-11-26

Hubbell Building Automation Becomes New TALQ Consortium Member

Hubbell Lighting, announced today that Hubbell Building Automation (HBA) has become an associate member of the TALQ Consortium.
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2014-11-26

University of Washington Develops LED Contact Lenses

Hands-free information could stream across your contact lens, in a device that came one step closer to reality this week.
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2014-11-25

Wireless Powered LED Chiristmas Light

Setting up your Christmas light can be ever so convenient with wireless lighting!
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2014-11-24

La Lumiere Closes $20 Million Series B Financing

Start-up skincare company La Lumiere, LLC, creator of the innovative illuMask®, the world's first wearable light therapy mask, announced today that it has secured a $20 million Series B financing.  The investment included Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC), the venture capital subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, joining SWaN & Legend Venture Partners as institutional investors in the company.  The Series B investment is a culmination of efforts over the last 12 months to drive commercialization in the U.S and continued growth.
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2014-11-21

Take Better Selfies with Innovative LED Flashes

John Woodward , Technical Marketing Engineer at Texas Instruments shares in this blog entry how better LED flash lights can help consumers improve picture quality of photos taken with smartphones.
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2014-11-20

Panasonic Supports Smart Retail at CHINA SHOP 2014

Panasonic exhibited at the 16th China Chain Store Industry Conference and Exhibition (CHINA SHOP 2014), which was held from November 6-8 in Fuzhou City, the capital of Fujian Province. In a booth designed to resemble supermarkets and convenience stores, Panasonic introduced one-stop solutions for retail under the theme of "A smart, beautiful lifestyle with intelligent retail," aimed at the rapidly growing demand in China for safe and comfortable shopping environments.
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2014-11-20

Hodi Technologies Selects Greenvity’s Turnkey IoT Solution for Next-Generation Smart LED Lighting Products

Hodi Technologies, a premier LED lighting and smart-grid system company in China, has selected Greenvity Communications’ Internet of Things (IoT) turnkey solutions for multiple Hodi smart lighting products. In addition, Greenvity and Hodi will collaborate to develop future products focused on controlled lighting and smart metering applications.
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2014-11-19

Major savings in the picture as the The National Gallery introduces lighting control

The National Gallery, London, has become the latest high-profile building to benefit from the introduction of intelligent lighting control. A combination of highly efficient LEDs and a digital control system from Open Technology has achieved 85% energy savings on lighting. The system’s ability to respond to the changing environment allows the Gallery to make full use of available daylight and adjust lighting levels around visiting hours.
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2014-11-19

Silver Spring Unveils the Next-Generation Smart City Networking Platform

At the Smart City Expo World Congress, Silver Spring Networks unveiled the next generation of its multi-application, smart city networking platform. Key advancements to Silver Spring’s IPv6-based networking platform include smart city extensions in the Streetlight.Vision Central Management System (CMS) software, integrated GPS, a migration path for those dependent on antiquated GPRS, and successful interoperability testing with multiple smart city CMS solutions in advance of certification for the TALQ outdoor lighting protocol. Silver Spring also announced new partners EnLight and Lumnex, who are integrating their smart lighting technologies with the Silver Spring networking and software platform.
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2014-11-19

Lume Cube Launches Dynamic LED Lighting Selfie-Shooting Solution

Think-Eleven, a San Diego based business development and consulting agency and IC12, an electronics and product design firm, announced the launch of its joint Kickstarter campaign for the Lume Cube. Controlled via a wireless Bluetooth-enabled app, the Lume Cube is a powerful and ultra-portable lighting tool that will open new creative possibilities for photographers and videoagraphers of any skill level looking to get the most out of their smartphone cameras, action cams and more traditional digital cameras. 
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2014-11-18

Fujitsu Laboratories Successfully Develops LED Lighting Technology that Shines Data on Objects

Fujitsu Laboratories announced the development of a technology that can embed ID data in light cast by LEDs or other light sources onto objects, and also recover this ID data from objects that have been lit in this way.
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2014-11-18

BMW Group Presents LED Streetlights with Integrated EV Charging Station

Light and Charge system combines cutting-edge lighting and electric drive technologies – first unveiled at EUROCITIES 2014 in Munich – prototypes now up and running at BMW Welt – highefficiency LED technology, adaptive lighting levels, charging station integrated in the BMW i ChargeNow network.  
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