2017-04-11

These Are the Top 10 LED Cities in the U.S.

Cities like Seattle, Minneapolis and Oklahoma City are leading the charge and reaping the benefits when it comes to LED adoption, but there is still a long runway. Less than 20 percent of U.S. residential light sockets contain an LED bulb, which means millions are missing out on this high-quality, energy-saving light source.
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2016-12-13

GE Lighting Signs KSF Red Phosphor License Agreement with Suijing Optoelectronics

A new Chinese LED company Suijing Optoelectronics listed on China’s Over The Counter Bulletin Board (OTCCB) has become the latest company to sign a red KSF phosphor license agreement with GE Lighting.
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2016-12-08

GE Integrates Amazon Alexa in Sleek LED Table Lamp

GE is working to unleash the ultimate living experience through a suite of connected products designed to make your life simpler and help you do more. First on that journey is a contemporary LED table lamp that embeds Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS) directly inside, allowing you to use a light to order your dinner, listen to the latest headlines, preheat your oven or give a host of other voice commands.
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2016-12-06

Jufei Opto and GE Lighting Sign Red Phosphor Licensing Agreement

Jufei Opto announced recently in a statement that it signed a red phosphor license agreement with leading U.S. manufacturer GE Lighting.
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2016-11-03

GE Lighting Solutions and Samsung Electronics Sign Patent License Agreement

GE Lighting Solutions and Samsung Electronics announced the signing of a worldwide patent license agreement. 
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2016-09-01

[Breaking News] GE Lighting to Withdraw from Asia and Latin America Markets

GE Lighting CEO Bill Lacey announced in an internal memo to employees that it will be withdrawing from Asia and Latin America Markets as of Nov. 30, 2016, reported China Association of Lighting Industry (CALI).
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2016-08-15

GE Lighting Shuts Two Production Plants in U.S.

GE Lighting recently announced it will be closing two traditional lighting production plants in Lexington, Kentucky in U.S. by August 2017, reported Lexington KY News.
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2016-05-31

Lighting the Ways to Smart Environments

In this GE blog entry, staff shed insight into how intelligent lighting can change our environment.
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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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2016-03-09

GE Lighting C Sleep Smart Bulbs Hit Markets

Last October, GE announced it was planning to launch C by GE smart LED bulbs especially designed to be in sync with the human circadian rhythm in 2016. One of the long awaited bulbs has finally made its way onto the market.
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2015-11-30

GE Lighting Seals Lighting Supply Partnership Deal with AW Rostamini Lumina

GE Lighting has signed partnership agreement with UAE lighting solutions company AW Rostamini Lumina, a business division of AW Rostamani Group of companies in Dubai earlier this month, according to a report from Gulf News.
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2015-10-30

GE Lighting Introduces Smart LED Bulbs in Tune with Human Circadian Rhythm

Today’s smart home market is anything but simple—it’s very fragmented with no clear platform winner. GE wants to make it easy for consumers to use smart LED lighting, while ensuring interoperability and a positive user experience. GE today announced its first connected LEDs designed for sleep and everyday illumination—called C by GE—that can be controlled without using a smart hub.
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2015-10-01

GE Lighting and ShotSpotter Sign MOU to Bring Gunshot Detection to Luminaires

Cities and their emergency responders will soon have a new way to deploy gunshot detection technology and be able to respond to incidents and react faster to protect their residents. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between GE Lighting and SST, Inc., developer of the ShotSpotter™ crime detection and location suite, lays ground to embedding sophisticated ShotSpotter technology into GE’s intelligent LED street lights.
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2015-08-13

Future Smart LEDs to Transform Shopping Experiences

Shopping in a big department store can quickly devolve from a simple errand to an odyssey filled with frustration. What section do they put the bath towels in again? Is there a route to take that avoids the chemical attack of the perfume aisle on the way to kitchenware? Where do they put the on-sale jackets?
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2015-08-12

Lighting Science Group Wins Summary Judgement in Patent Infringement Lawsuit against GE Lighting

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB: LSCG), a leading global manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, announced that on August 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted Lighting Science’s motion for summary judgment, declaring invalid certain patents of GE Lighting Solutions LLC and dismissing GE Lighting’s patent infringement claims against Lighting Science. The lawsuit alleges infringement by Lighting Science and five other LED manufacturers of two GE Lighting patents, U.S. Patent No. 6,787,999, entitled LED-Based Modular Lamp, and U.S. Patent No. 6,799,864, entitled High Power LED Power Pack for Spot Module Illumination.
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2015-08-05

GE Helps Increase Security and Reduce Energy Cost for Moscow's Local Railway

Russian Railways wanted a complete outdoor lighting overhaul, including bridges, tunnels, platforms and turnstile pavilions. The main objectives of the project were to reduce energy consumption, thus increasing profitability and to improve visibility and safety, enabling the company to provide a better service.
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2015-04-28

GE Lighting to Illuminate the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

GE announced today that in partnership with Iwasaki Electric Co. Ltd, the two companies will provide a stronger Lighting product portfolio to address the needs of the Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 
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2015-03-04

GE Lighting Unveils New Middle East Organizational Structure

GE Lighting has announced its new organizational structure for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey (MEAT) region with a focus on enhanced customer service delivery and promoting sustainable lighting solutions.
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2015-02-09

7-Eleven Malaysia and GE Lighting Initiate Sustainable LED Retail Illumination Upgrade

Malaysia’s 7-Eleven Holdings Berhad is joining with GE Malaysia’s Lighting Division in a US$ 2 million (or RM 6.6 million) project to retrofit its 7-Eleven® stores with the latest sustainable retail lighting solutions. Leveraging GE’s global strategic relationship with 7-Eleven and as a trusted advisor for lighting solutions, GE Lighting secured the opportunity to work with 7-Eleven Malaysia to install energy-efficient LED lamps and fixtures in more than 1,700 stores across the country.
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2015-01-16

GE Lighting Institute Announces 2015 Course Schedule

With important topics covering all manners of lighting challenges and opportunities, the GE Lighting Institute announces its 2015 course schedule.
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2015-01-09

The Art of Fashion Lighting

Milovan Micevic, Visual Merchandiser for H&M in Belgrade, talks to GE Lighting's Illuminated Minds about the creative process of lighting in fashion retail.
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2015-01-06

Smart Lighting Simply Connected at CES 2015

In the past years, lighting has solidified its position as cornerstone of the smart home. With Philips hue, OSRAM Lightify and GE Link, consumers experience increasing freedom of choice.
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2014-12-31

Straits Lighting Shines Lights on Businesses to Save Them Money

As president of the Michigan based, Straits Lighting, Ricky Singh has always had a clear and bright vision - so much so that Singh was honored to have been distinguished as one of Crain's Detroit's 40 under 40 for the 2014 class.
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2014-12-16

Surround Your Home in Cozy Comfort with GE LED Lamps

Particularly during the wintertime in colder climates, there's nothing like the warm, snuggly comforts of home. Whether it's holiday entertaining or just kicking back and relaxing, you can create a tranquil, cozy mood with these lighting and décor tips.
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2014-11-04

The Truth about Blue Light and Cancer

We live in a non-stop world where most of us are sleeping less than previous generations. The ready availability of artificial light has made it easy to work and socialize around the clock – leading many health professionals to question the impact this increased exposure is having on our wellbeing.
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2014-10-31

Meijer Partners with GE Lighting to Educate Consumers about Energy Efficient Lighting

Shoppers who get ready for their annual trip to buy light bulbs due to the end of daylight saving time may be in for a surprise this year as traditional incandescent light bulbs begin to disappear. To help its customers through this transition, Meijer has partnered with GE Lighting, America's most trusted lighting brand, to create a new shopping experience to help its shoppers navigate the many options as they prepare for the longer winter nights.
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2014-10-23

GE Lighting Shares Insights on Smart Homes with Tech Partner Quirky

Leaders and influencers from GE Lighting, Quirky, The Home Depot and CNET joined together Friday for a panel discussion on the future of smart home technology and how the “Internet of Things” is changing the face of the home industry.
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2014-10-08

GE Lighting and AgiLight Resolve Patent Infringement Lawsuit

GE Lighting today announced the resolution of a patent infringement lawsuit filed in February 2012 against AgiLight, Inc.
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2014-09-11

GE Lighting Division Unaffected by Company Restructure

The market speculated whether GE will sell its lighting division after the company recently sold the home appliance division for US $3.3 billion to Swedish company Electrolux, according to a Lighting report.
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2014-09-02

GE Lighting Prescribes LED Lighting Solution for Davao Medical School Foundation

GE Lighting has prescribed an energy-saving LED solution for Davao Medical School Foundation in The Philippines, bringing the school enhanced illumination across its facilities, greater energy efficiency and significantly reduced maintenance downtime. The Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF) was established in 1976 in response to the recognition of the lack of doctors serving rural communities and lack of specialists in the urban centers of Mindanao.
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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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