2017-08-14

Philips Lighting: Canada’s First Railway Tunnel Lights Up for the First Time

Philips Lighting announced that the newly renovated Brockville Railway Tunnel is now illuminated with Philips Color Kinetics dynamic LED lighting. The 525-metre tunnel has been transformed with more than 700 Philips Color Kinetics ColorGraze MX4 Powercore fixtures turning the mostly unused railway tunnel into a visually stunning walkway. 
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2017-07-31

Philips Lighting’s Second Quarter Results 2017

Philips Lighting announced the company’s 2017 second quarter results. “I am pleased that our LED, Professional and Home businesses posted solid operating margin increases, while Lamps maintained its high level of profitability,” said CEO Eric Rondolat.  “In the first half of the year, our growth profile improved and our profitability continued to increase.  This demonstrates the successful implementation of our strategy and reinforces our confidence that we are on track to achieve our outlook for 2017.”
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2017-07-31

Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program Signs 100 New Licensees to Reach 800 Members

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced that it has signed up its 800th member for its EnabLED Licensing Program for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs. 
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2017-07-31

Philips Lighting Completes Share Buyback to Cover Performance Share Plans and Cancellation of 3.5 Million of Its Own Shares

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced it has completed its previously announced share buyback program and the cancellation of 3.5 million of its own shares.
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2017-07-31

Istanbul’s Iconic Galata Tower in the Limelight

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has illuminated the top from the iconic Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey with its architectural LED lighting. 
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2017-07-21

Smart LED Lighting and City Data could help cities reduce CO2 emissions by over 60% to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

Philips Lighting announced a new report jointly produced by Philips Lighting and the World Council on City Data (WCCD) which reveals that cities could make energy savings and CO2 emission reductions of almost two-thirds through the introduction of smart LED street lighting.
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2017-07-17

Philips Lighting Commits More Than 2,000 LED Lightbulbs to NEA’s Household Energy-saving Challenge

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced its support to the National Environment Agency (NEA)’s “Energy-Saving Challenge”, taking place from 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017. It aims to distribute more than 2,000 energy-efficient LED light bulbs to participating households who sign up at the challenge roadshows.
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2017-07-17

The Nhật Tân Bridge: New Sparkle for Hanoi’s Skyline

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced the completion of Hanoi’s latest luminous landmark, the Nhật Tân Bridge.
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2017-07-07

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September

TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting: Smart Lighting Forum & Show) announces that for their inaugural year, the 2000 visitors will be joined by leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram, Zumtobel Group and many more.
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2017-07-05

Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced it has repurchased 129,400 shares in the period June 26, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.01 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 4.40 million.
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2017-07-04

GILE 2017 Follow Up: the Lighting Industry Embraces Teletopia, aka Smart Cities

Smart cities is definitely one of the latest buzzwords, together with the Internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, smart data and visible light communication (VLC). Interesting enough, it is actually the presentation of these factors integrating all together on a scale of a city. Everything in a city–transportation, communication, security, water and power supply, and other community services–through networks, computing, analysing, and data transfer, can be more efficiently managed and improved. This is how a smart city is conceived.
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2017-06-16

The Arena of the Future: Philips Lighting transforms stadium of top French football club Olympique Lyonnais with next-generation LED lighting

Philips Lighting announced that the stadium lighting in Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Parc OL) will change to LED lighting. The 59,286-capacity stadium - host to French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais - is the first stadium in France to integrate dynamic LED pitch and grandstand lighting with moving entertainment color spots. This combination offers exceptional pitch lighting at sporting events, and the ability to enrich the fan experience through dazzling light shows during a diverse range of entertainment events from pre-match and half time shows to concerts and much more.
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2017-06-15

Philips Lighting Begins World's Largest LED Horticultural Lighting Project

Philips Lighting announced that it will provide LLC Agro-Invest, Russia’s most innovative greenhouse produce company, with LED grow lights to support cultivation of tomatoes and cucumbers in greenhouses covering an area of more than 25 hectares (equivalent in size to about 40 soccer pitches). The project, which is the largest LED horticultural lighting project ever undertaken, will enable year-round growing, help boost yields - especially in the winter - and will save 50 percent on energy costs compared to conventional high-pressure sodium lighting. The project also underlines a global trend for large-scale LED horticultural lighting implementations that can support demand for locally grown produce. 
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2017-06-13

Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

  Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, announced it has repurchased 57,818 shares in the period June 5, 2017 to June 9, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.49 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 1.99 million.
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2017-06-09

Western Norway Gets Connected LED Street Lighting from Philips Lighting for ‘Smart City’ Initiative

Philips Lighting announced that 11 municipalities in southern Rogaland in Western Norway will be transformed into smart municipalities over the next two years. Over 18,000 connected Philips LED street lights will be installed and controlled remotely using the Philips CityTouch lighting management system. The combination of LED luminaires and remote monitoring and control will transform the management of lighting across the municipalities, enabling energy and operational savings.
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2017-06-02

Calling Bat Fans - Philips Lighting Scientists Develop LED Road Lighting That Won’t Disturb Bats

Philips Lighting announces the results of the research on the response of bats to different light spectra published in Royal Society journal Proceedings B. The recently launched Philips ClearField LED lighting was used in the research and was proven not to disturb the habitat of light-shy bat species at night.
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2017-06-01

Recreational Sports Facilities Get Smart with Philips Lighting’s New Web-Controlled Connected LED Lighting

Philips Lighting has announced the first integrated, connected LED lighting system designed for recreational sports fields. The Philips PerfectPlay system enables recreational sports centers to reduce energy costs, simplify operations and maximize revenue potential, while providing better quality lighting for sportsmen and women. 
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2017-05-25

Philips Lighting Installs Its First LED Stadium Lighting System in Turkey for Sinan Erdem Arena

Operating in Turkey for 87 years, Philips Lighting has installed the first Philips ArenaVision LED pitch lighting system in Turkey at the Sinan Erdem Arena. Energy efficient pitch and stand lighting was installed at the sports arena ahead of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four on May 19-21. The pitch lighting meets the latest International Basketball Federation (FIBA) standards for TV broadcasting and can be used to enhance the fan experience through dazzling light and music shows.
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2017-05-23

Jacques Cartier Bridge Illumination Reflects the Vibrant Energy of Montreal with Dynamic Architectural Lighting from Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting announced that its Philips iColor Accent MX Powercore LED lights provided the interactive digital lighting for the exterior architectural frame of Montreal’s iconic Jacques Cartier Bridge Illumination.  The bridge illumination was unveiled during a grand opening celebration earlier this week to commemorate both Montreal’s 375th birthday and Canada’s 150th.
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2017-05-17

Cutting-Edge Lighting Solutions Market Indicating Steady Growth as Industry Opportunities Expand

The global custom and state-of-the-art lighting market is seeing a uptick in activity in the market as a result of latest advancements in lighting technology and applications. The market is witnessing rapid advancements as well as uses for lighting technologies, while the LED lighting technologies dominated the market in terms of revenue contribution in 2016. Lighting solutions and advancements in the market of note this week include: AV1 Group, Inc., Cree Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V, Amazon.com, Inc., General Electric.
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2017-05-16

Philips Lighting Raises Bar for Ambient Lighting with Its New Philips ExpertColor Technology

Philips Lighting announced the launch of Philips Master LED ExpertColor GU10 and MR16, a new range of LED spot lamps enabling customers to create a warm and comfortable ambience with superior color realization using a customized light spectrum with advanced phosphor technology and deep dimming. The new range is aimed at providing a superior lighting experience for premium hospitality and residential spaces where ambience matters.
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2017-05-10

Philips Lighting Continues to Accelerate Innovation and Adoption of LED Lighting

Philips Lighting continues to push the boundaries of LED lighting innovations at the LIGHTFAIR International Trade Show and Conference taking place May 9 through 11, 2017 in Philadelphia. The company is introducing new offerings designed to help reduce energy and operating costs, improve the comfort and utilization of a space, and deliver value that goes beyond illumination. These latest technology advancements combine the accumulative improvements in energy efficiency with enhanced quality and capabilities of connected LED lighting.
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2017-05-08

Dubai Buildings to be Lit Up with “World’s Most Efficient” LED Lamps

The Dubai Municipality has recently signed a MOU with two major developers to boost the use of energy-efficient lighting.
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2017-05-08

Philips Lighting Completes Cancellation of 3.5 Million Shares

Philips Lighting announced that it has completed the cancellation of 3.5 million its own shares. 
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2017-05-08

Luxury Prague Tailors, Popper Implements Unique Philips Lighting Technology for Perfect Color Rendering in Fitting Booths

Philips Lighting has designed and delivered a sophisticated fitting room lighting system for Popper, a luxury tailors for ladies in Prague. The Popper salon, which opened recently in the city center, lets customers try on clothes under different lighting conditions. A simple flick of a switch in the fitting room installed with Philips AmbiScene lighting enables them to select accurate reproduction of bright daylight, an intimate evening ambience or a pleasant household light. 
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2017-05-04

Philips Lighting Simplifies the Transition to LED Technology for Urban and High-Bay Environments

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced Philips TrueForce LED, a unique range of innovative LED lamps. The new range includes TrueForce LED Urban, an LED lamp alternative for outdoor luminaires in public spaces and TrueForce LED Industrial and Retail, the first true plug-and- play LED lamp alternative for industrial, large-scale retail applications to replace traditional HID lamps. 
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2017-05-03

Philips Lighting Launches New Wireless Connected Office Lighting System

Philips Lighting recently launched a new wireless connected lighting system aimed at today’s global office lighting systems market worth more than $5 billion1. The Philips InterAct Office system enables building managers to reduce energy use by up to 70 percent, optimize operations and create a more comfortable environment without major office renovation. Available first in the US, it targets the 15 billion square feet market for existing offices in North America2. The system, with lamps and luminaires equipped with sensors, is installed and operated by Philips Lighting as a managed service, dispensing with the need for customers to make upfront capital investments. 
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2017-05-03

Philips Lighting and Saudi Retail Giant Join Hands

Dutch lighting giant Philips Lighting announced that its Saudi Arabia JSC has signed a strategic distribution agreement with major retailor Ahmed Abdulwahed Trading Company to sell its LED and home products, according to Arab News.
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2017-04-25

Guided by the Light: Mediamarkt Customers Find Products Faster with Indoor Positioning from Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app.  It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them quickly and easily thanks to innovative LED lighting that acts as an indoor positioning system.  
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2017-04-24

Philips Lighting 1Q17 Earnings Beat Expectations Thanks to Stellar LED Sales

Philips Lighting announced the company’s 2017 first quarter results on Friday, which showed improvement in comparable sales growth, continued increase in operational profitability and free cash flow.
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. just announced that it now has a full lineup of high-power LEDs with the introduction of its new 5W-class LH351C, which follows its LH351B (3W) and LH351D (10W) offerings.

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Do you go to the movies regularly? Then you have most likely followed the transformation over the past ten years when the first movie theatres moved to digital projection. Laser projectors have been in use since 2015.

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