2017-09-22

Aclara Smart Electric Meters Awarded CPA Certification in UK

Aclara, a supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities around the world, announces that its SGM1400 SMETS2 (smart metering equipment technical specifications: second version) has been awarded Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) certification by the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
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2017-09-21

Leviton Wins 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow Award for Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology Dimmer from American Lighting Association

Leviton announced that the Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology 1000W Universal LED/Incandescent Dimmer received a 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow award in the category of Connected Lighting. Sponsored by the American Lighting Association, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency and UL, Lighting for Tomorrow is a competition that challenges manufacturers to develop residential lighting products that can successfully incorporate advances in both design and energy efficiency.
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2017-09-21

nLight ECLYPSE™ Lighting Controller from Acuity Brands Receives Product of the Year Silver Award

Acuity Brands announced the nLight ECLYPSE® lighting controller has won the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2017 Product of the Year - Silver Award in the Lighting Controls category. Now in its 13th year, the Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year contest is the premier reader-choice award for new products in the HVAC, lighting, fire, electrical and plumbing systems engineering markets.
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2017-09-20

DigitalTown Introduces Blockchain Platform for Smart Cities

DigitalTown, a provider of smart city portal solutions, announced the launch of a Blockchain-based Distributed Ledger for managing shared ownership of each city in its global network of city portals. The unprecedented move heralds a new era for empowering public-private partnership in the development of thriving local economies.
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2017-09-20

Colourful Walled Lights Featured in Insideout Magazine, Dubai

Wall lights come in many diverse shapes, colours &  sizes. However, they do have one thing in common, they are all a great way to add signature style to a room’s look and feel. 
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2017-09-19

Renault and Philips Lighting Collaborate to Create a Connected Car

Lighting designers from Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, have collaborated with automotive company Renault on a unique concept car and smart home unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (September 14-24). The Renault SYMBIOZ autonomous electric and connected car is not just a car.
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2017-09-19

Startups to Display Breakthroughs in Smart Cities and IoT at CES Unveiled Amsterdam

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that more than 450 tech executives are slated to attend the first CES Unveiled Amsterdam, tracking to become CTA’s most attended inaugural CES Unveiled event abroad. A part of the CES Unveiled series, which provide media, tech companies and key industry influencers the opportunity to gather in cities around the world and showcase their latest innovations, CES Unveiled Amsterdam will serve as a preview for the cutting-edge technology to be displayed at CES® 2018. CES Unveiled Amsterdam will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Beurs van Berlage.
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2017-09-18

MaxLite JA8-certified A21 Lamp Receives Honorable Mention from Lighting for Tomorrow

MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting solutions, was awarded an Honorable Mention for its Joint Appendix 8 (JA8) certified LED A21 Lamp in the 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow competition.
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2017-09-18

CEE announces 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow Winners with WAC Lighting capturing Three First Place Awards

The CEE announced 23 of its 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow Awards to industry professionals during the American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference in Vancouver. Making LFT history, New York-based WAC Lighting captured three first prize honors. CEE is a consortium of efficiency program administrators from the US and Canada.
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2017-09-18

Two LED Luminaires from Acuity Brands Receive Lighting for Tomorrow Awards

Two LED luminaires from Acuity Brands were selected to receive a 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow (LFT) award. The annual competition was created in 2002 to recognize the best decorative, energy-efficient luminaires in the market, and is organized by the American Lighting Association, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency and Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
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2017-09-14

Committed to Promote Young Lighting Talents: Zumtobel Joins Forces with the Prestigious Central Saint Martins, UAL, in London

What will the new generation of lighting solutions really look like? This is the intriguing yet complex question that 60 students from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (UAL) have been seeking to answer – in a variety of different ways. They were helped and supported with their discussions and deliberations by representatives of well-known architects and experts from Zumtobel.
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2017-09-13

Avnet Adds Link to Americas’ LED Value Chain with Opulent Americas Agreement

Avnet, a global technology distributor, announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Opulent Americas, Inc., part of Singapore-based Opulent Group. Effective immediately, Avnet’s technical sales and field-based LED lighting experts (Illumineers) will support customers using Opulent LED lighting modules, heat sinks and other integrated LED lighting components and systems for solid state lighting, automotive, horticulture and medical solutions.
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2017-09-13

Light Polymers and JSR Complete Second Close of Strategic Series B Funding Round

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, has announced that JSR Corporation will join the recent Series B funding round as a strategic partner. JSR Corporation joins the Series B round led by Tsingda International Venture Investments and TEL Venture Capital which closed in June.
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2017-09-12

Telensa Named “One to Watch” in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Telensa, the global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, today announced that it has been named as one of fifteen ‘Ones to Watch’ in the annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 Report. The fast-growing company recently filed its financial year 2017 accounts, which show revenues of £23M and a profit of £3M. The company’s revenues have grown by 90% since 2016, and are 3x those reported for 2015.
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2017-09-08

Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Expands to Give More Help to More Communities

The Smart Cities Council ‒ the world's largest smart cities network ‒ has expanded eligibility for its 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants to include government jurisdictions across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Cities, counties, states, provinces and regional authorities (transit, ports, etc.) are invited to apply. Grant applications are available online starting today at //www.smartcitiescouncil.com/scc-2018-readiness-challenge-info. The deadline for submitting an application is Nov. 10, 2017.
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2017-09-08

Infineon Invests in XMOS to March into Market of Voice-controlled Technology

Cars, homes, industrial plants and consumer devices are rapidly becoming connected to the Internet: 3 years from now, 30 billion devices will belong to the Internet of Things (IoT). While today the interaction between humans and machines is mostly done by touch, the next evolutionary step of IoT will lead to the omni-presence of high-performance voice control. Infineon Technologies AG wants to further develop its capabilities to shape this market segment. Complementing other partnerships, Infineon has made a strategic minority investment in XMOS Limited, a Bristol based fabless semiconductor company that provides voice processors for IoT devices. Infineon leads the recent USD 15 million Series-E funding round.
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2017-09-07

Active Grow SG300 LED Grow Light is the First to Receive the ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification

Active Grow, the next-gen horticulture lighting company’s Sweet Grass Series™ 300W LED Grow Light is the first to receive the new ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification from Intertek. Intertek has recognized the Active Grow SG300 LED grow light as a significant development in horticultural lighting technology, allowing the SG300 luminaire to be eligible for big rebates in commercial grow facilities.
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2017-09-07

Transcend Lighting Is Now Thrive Agritech

Transcend Lighting, Inc., leader in LED horticulture lighting, announced today it will be rebranding as Thrive Agritech, Inc. effective immediately. The change in name positions the company for future growth as a supplier of products that extend beyond lighting.
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2017-09-07

Leading OLED Experts Meet at the First International TADF Symposium Hosted by CYNORA

CYNORA GmbH is pleased to host the first edition of the International TADF Symposium. More than 150 attendants have signed up and are expected at the symposium that will take place on September 7th, 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany, at the hotel Hilton City Centre.
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2017-09-07

Azar Printing to Install RGMT’s LED-UV Press

Azar Printing purchased the 47th RMGT 9 Series press in the North America, and will be taking delivery of the unit in September immediately after the PRINT 17 trade show. The new RMGT 920PF-8+CC will replace two 4-Up presses — an older 8-color press, as well as a 6-color with coater press. The new press equipped with RMGT’s fully automatic plate changing, SMART Insta.Color make-ready technology and LED UV Curing for both 4/4 perfecting and LED-UV curable coatings will all represent firsts in the St. Louis marketplace.
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2017-09-07

Osram Underlines Its Digital Expertise with Innovative Solution Portfolio at dmexco 2017

Osram will present its portfolio of solutions for digitizing the customer journey at dmexco: The end-to-end solution "Einstone Smart Retail" enables in-store retailers to integrate location-based marketing activities across all sales channels. Retailers is able to digitize their business and improve the customer experience with beacon technology provided by Osram and its software partner beaconsmind.
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2017-09-06

IoT Security Foundation Announces Smart Buildings Working Group

The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced that it has established a working group for smart buildings and appointed Alan Mihalic of Norman Disney & Young (NDY) as the group's chair.
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2017-09-06

EarthTronics New Adjustable LED Trim Kit Easily Converts Downlight Flood Lamps to LEDs for 80 Percent Energy Savings

EarthTronics introduces its new Adjustable LED Trim Kit to provide a simple and quick way to upgrade recessed downlight fixtures without any tools. As simple as screwing in a light bulb, the screw base neck depth is adjustable to reach the fixture socket to make the power connection enabling the white trim to fit snugly against the ceiling. The Adjustable LED Trim Kit enables 5” and 6” recessed ceiling fixtures utilizing incandescent or halogen BR30 flood lamps up to 65 watts to be easily replaced with a new LED light source and a fresh new white trim. This new kit is dimmable down to 5% and uses just 13-watt LED for 80 percent energy savings.
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2017-09-06

Light Polymers to Debut GrowBlade™ Flat-Panel Growlights at NYC AgTechWeek

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, is debuting their GrowBlade™ flat-panel horticulture lighting at the third annual NYC AgTech Week.
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2017-09-04

Phoseon Technology Extends Narrow-Web Retrofit Leadership with FireJet™ FJ601

Phoseon Technology announced the new FireJet™ FJ601 UV LED curing solution which simplifies retrofits with a self-contained air-cooled design. With a form-factor optimized for narrow web presses, the FireJet FJ601 is ideal for a wide variety of flexographic, web offset and rotary screen applications.
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2017-09-01

MicroVision Announces $3.15 Million Investment from a Current Shareholder

MicroVision, specializing in innovative ultra-miniature laser display and sensing technology, announced that on August 28, 2017 it sold 1.5 million unregistered shares to a private investor who is also a current shareholder at a price of $2.10 per share, for aggregate consideration of $3.15 million. The last closing sale price of MicroVision’s common stock on August 28, 2017 was $2.19. MicroVision intends to use the proceeds from the issuance for general corporate purposes.
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2017-09-01

Agfa to Show the New Anapurna H2500i LED at FESPA Africa

At FESPA Africa 2017, Agfa Graphics’ South African sales organization will present the new Anapurna H2500i LED wide-format hybrid inkjet-UV printer.
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2017-09-01

Revolution Lighting Awarded Department of Defense Contract to Supply Military Specification LED Tubes to U.S. Navy

Revolution Lighting Technologies announced the award of a Department of Defense (DoD) contract through the Defense Logistics Agency to supply 2,300 of its twofoot T8 LED tubes to the U.S. Navy. Revolution Lighting was selected because its LED lighting products incorporate Buy American Act (BAA) and Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliant components, ensuring they meet the strict requirements needed for implementation into U.S. Navy vessels. The tubes are manufactured in the Company’s new state-of-the-art Simi Valley production and warehouse facility.
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2017-09-01

Pink LED Light Bulb Now Available to Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Energy efficient lighting manufacturer Feit Electric announced that it’s partnering with Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer.
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2017-08-31

Bieber Lighting’s New Competition LED Tennis Fixtures

Bieber Lighting launched a new line of LED luminaires designed to meet the lighting needs of professional and competition level tennis courts. The Tennis-Brite LED series has three versions, Tennis-Brite Competition™ 600W, Tennis-Brite Pro™ 400W and the Tennis-Brite Residential™ 200W. These products are assembled in the U.S.A with 60% US made components. 
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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