2017-01-06

Toyota Showcases Dazzling Futuristic AI Concept Car

Toyota announced at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas its groundbreaking concept artificial intelligence car, recently. The company does not go into detail about the dazzling light sources used to illuminate the interior and exterior of the automobile, but judging from the car's appearance a lot of programmable lights were probably used to give it the distinctive style and look.
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2017-01-04

SORAA® Unveils Smart Warm White LED Luminaire at CES 2017

SORAA, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most famous historical buildings, museums, hotels, and luxury retailers, today announces their entry into the consumer market with Helia, the healthy light environment for homes. Helia, which was named a CES 2017 Innovations Award Honoree, is situated at the intersection of health and smart home. It combines healthy and beautiful full spectrum LED lighting with a secure, expandable network of smart home sensors. The result is an intuitive, energy-efficient lighting system that brings the benefits of dynamic, natural sunlight indoors.
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2015-09-16

PolarPro Launches Waterproof Selfie Stick with LED Light Bar Option on Kickstarter

Today, PolarPro, a manufacturer of professional-grade action camera accessories for the action sports, outdoor and consumer markets, announced the launch of its latest Kickstarter campaign for the PowerGrip H2O, the world’s first waterproof, battery-integrated extension pole system for GoPro® and smartphone shooters. Launching today, the 30 day Kickstarter campaign offers several bundle options with PolarPro’s newest innovative accessories including a waterproof LED light bar, smartphone mount and carry case. For more information on the PowerGrip H2O and available backer packages, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/444368761/powergrip-h2o-waterproof-battery-powered-gopro-gri
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2015-07-20

FORD Develops Smart LED Headlights

Ford is developing advanced lighting technology that enables drivers to more easily see potential hazards when driving at night Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System widens beam at junctions and roundabouts after interpreting traffic signs GPS-enabled system uses forward-facing camera to remember roadways and direct lighting to help drivers better see bends in the road – effectively lighting the way home on previously travelled routes Spot Lighting uses infra-red camera to detect pedestrians, cyclists, and animals, and highlight the potential hazards; system can detect up to eight potential hazards and highlight two highest priorities using specially designed headlights and on-screen display
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2015-07-01

Philips Shines Lights on Three Historic Italian Towns

Philips the global leader in lighting has installed its Philips CityTouch remote street lighting management system across three historic towns in Italy to streamline monitoring and control of 7000 Philips LED connected street lights and enable energy savings of up to 80%.
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2015-06-25

Sliding Down a LED Wormhole

An innocuous looking water slide in Bad 1 pool on the German coast of Bremerhaven offers riders a trippy experience resembling interstellar travel, reported Gizmodo recently.
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2015-06-17

Mount Rushmore Introduces Unique LED Lighting System

The more than two million visitors who travel to Mount Rushmore National Memorial each year will now enjoy an enhanced night time viewing experience, thanks to an innovative new lighting system with an LED light source that was recently installed at the memorial. The new system, custom designed and manufactured by Musco, will result in substantially less light pollution, while dramatically improving the lighting at the national memorial and saving energy.
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2015-06-09

Abby Wambach Kicks Off Cree’s Soccer Lighting Campaign

Abby Wambach, the captain of the World Cup’s U.S. Women's Soccer Team, enters a dark stadium with a poorly incandescent lit soccer goal. She proceeds to decimate the ugly row of lights suspending from the top of the soccer goal by making perfectly aimed scores, and eventually switches on the newly installed LED lights with a remote control.
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2015-05-27

Carrefour in France Installs Philips LED-based Indoor Positioning System

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, announces today the world’s first major install of its connected lighting system with LED-based indoor positioning for Carrefour, the leading retailer in Europe and the third-largest in the world. The newly refurbished Carrefour hypermarket in Lille, France has replaced its previous fluorescent lighting with 2.5 kilometers of energy efficient Philips LED lighting that uses light to transmit a location signal to a shopper’s smartphone, triggering an app to provide location-based services.
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2015-05-18

Electro Velvet Light up Eurovision Stage with LED Costumes

Electro Velvet is a musical duo consisting of Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas. They will represent the UK in the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, performing Still In Love With You, an up tempo electro-swing song penned by David Mindel and Adrian Bax White.
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2015-05-08

LED Rear Bike Lights That Takes Balls to Install

To make bikers more visible on streets during night time, two Canadian designers have come up with a creative LED rear bike light design that literally requires bikers with “some balls” to mount on a bike seat.
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2015-05-06

Ketra Brings Dynamic, Digital LED Lighting to the High-End Residential Market

Ketra, the supplier of premium digital lighting systems, is bringing dynamic light into the high-end residential market. Dynamic light is light that changes in intensity and color temperature in accordance with time of day, occasion, or occupant preference. With the ability to shift continuously, dynamic light allows for exact replication of natural light, delivering health benefits through regulated circadian rhythms. Exposure to natural light cycles improves sleep, productivity, and overall wellness. In addition, dynamic light improves general aesthetics, can be tailored to evoke any mood, and offers the versatility of complete customization.
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2015-04-28

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Installs LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

Osram Sylvania donated LED lamps to the Energizing Taliesin West program of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The program focuses on continuing Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy of innovation in finding better, less expensive methods for building.
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2015-04-07

Lumileds Remains Largely Unaffected After Go Scale Capital Acquisition

LEDinside recently interviewed Kevin Lucido, Director of Global Marketing Communications at Lumileds, Philips, about the company’s business and technology developments after Go Scale Capital acquires the company.
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2015-04-01

Soundbrenner Pulse LED Lights Keep Musicians on the Beat

Until now, the wearables revolution in technology has centered mostly on health and fitness devices. Today it enters the realm of music with the Soundbrenner Pulse, the world’s first wearable device designed specifically for musicians. Engineered in Berlin by a team of entrepreneurial musicians and designed to help musicians keep the beat and become better performers, the Soundbrenner Pulse is available now to pre-order at //indiegogo.soundbrenner.com with special pricing of US $129. The retail price will be $149.
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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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2014-10-30

Panasonic Opens Second LED Lighting Experience Center in India

Continuing with its focus on providing the best of innovation and technology, India's leading electrical solutions provider - Anchor Electricals Pvt. Ltd (A Panasonic Group Company), today inaugurated its second LED lighting experience centre in Bangalore, after Mumbai.
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2014-10-21

Norwegian Design Studio Develop Interactive LED Jackets

Norwegian design studio Drap og Design has developed a color-changing LED jacket inspired by squids color-morphing ability to blend in with its surroundings.
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2014-07-25

CODLIGHT Launches Smart LED Lighting Case for Android 4.4 Smartphones

CODLIGHT (www.codlight.com) proudly presents cPulse, the world’s first   smart LED lighting  case for  Android  smartphones exclusively on Kickstarter. With this smart, social,   sleek and interactive smartphone case  cPulse reinvents the way we interact with  lighting. Moreover, cPulse is the very first versatile consumer electronics product printed in 3D.
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2014-06-09

Kinetic Facade Receives Elegant New LED Lighting Design

The new ‘t Walletje business complex in Knokke-Heist, Belgium now stands out with an innovative and dynamic lighting design by Magic Monkey. Featuring a unique kinetic panel façade which follows the sun’s daytime movements, the scheme utilises 132 specially customised Pulsar ChromaStrip X3 linear LED fixtures to illuminate each panel and meet the stringent technical requirements of the project tender.
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2014-03-18

Halo Belt Light up Pedestrians at Night

Halo Belt, a San Francisco based company, successfully concluded its kickstarter project in 2012 for a bright LED belt that improved pedestrian safety at night. The company has recently come back with a new fundraising project for its second generation product Halo Belt 2.0.
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2014-03-18

Hubbell Lighting Launches LED Downlight for High Ceiling Applications

Hubbell Lighting announced today the first 12,000+ lumen LED fixture designed for high ceiling commercial and architectural interiors where recessed depth is not available—Prescolite’s MegaLum Cylinder. With all the performance advantages of the company’s award winning MegaLum fixture, the MegaLum Cylinder can be surface, cable or pendant mounted and is the perfect alternative to T4 quartz (up to 500 watts) and metal halide (up to 250 watts) sources for ceiling heights of 20 to 60 feet (6.09 to 18.28 meters).
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2014-03-11

Smart Cycling Jacket to Light Up the Night

European design team Utope has recently kicked off a fundraising project on Indiegogo for its smart LED cycling jacket Sporty Supaheroe Jacket 01 and other LED embedded accessories. The bright LED lights adds night time visibility for cyclists.
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2014-03-03

Peace of Mind with Philips EvoKit LED

The following Blog post on Philips EvoKit LED was written by Terry Spencer, Segment Marketing Manager, Office and Education at Philips Lighting.
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2014-02-24

Alkilu Kickstarts Affordable OLED Lighting Project

Alkilu, a U.S. based company is ambitiously raising funds to launch an affordable OLED lighting product, Aurora All-Terrain light. The LEDinside editorial team found at Lighting Japan 2014, OLED panel pricings can range from US$50-US$ 192.08 a piece. The Aurora All-Terrain pricing of US$ 74 falls somewhere in between, so its not too far off from its affordable claim.
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2014-02-17

Crypsis Lighting Introduced Mobile Wireless LED Lighting System

The crypsis lighting system allows users to move LED sources by hand to various locations without the need of wires or batteries.
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2014-01-02

Skating on Light

Glo-Blades are a new skating accessory that easily attach to both inline and ice skates and brightly illuminate the surface beneath the skaters’ feet, providing for a unique, new effect of “Skating on Light !”™ The product utilizes super bright LED lights and patented wireless technology, with easy mounting that allows the skater to readily swap them back and forth between skates.
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2013-12-31

Belvedere Vodka Launches Silver Saber LED Bottle

Belvedere Vodka announces the launch of its first ever laser cut bottle with LED technology, the Belvedere Silver Saber. Just in time for New Year’s Eve festivities, the Silver Saber will feature a special lighting element that will completely illuminate the Belvedere bottle. It will be showcased during a New Years Eve party with musician Robin Thicke at the SLS Hotel South Beach and at selected top nightlife venues in NYC and LA with a nationwide rollout planned for key nightlife venues in 2014.
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2013-12-26

airfy WiFi Router Blinks in Customized LED Patterns

Not content with boring black boxes that light up, tech-savvy airfy announces a new way to access WiFi easily, securely and stylishly with the airfy router, the world's first smart WiFi hotspot. The trendsetting company has just launched an Indiegogo campaign with a goal of 20,000 dollars to bring the device to market by September 2014. While other routers sit in the corner to do their jobs, the airfy takes center stage with its modern and fresh design complete with LED lights that can be configured for a variety of notifications.
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2013-12-18

BMW Highlights LED Laser Headlights

German car manufacturer BMW gives an in depth video introduction on its latest LED laser lights in its concept car BMW i8. The car maker claims the new laser LED headlights high beam lights are capable of emitting lights at longer range of 600 meters compared to normal LED high beam’s 300 meters. The new technology is yet to proliferate, according to a article by CarScoop.
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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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