2018-05-15

Thorn Puts the Famous Arco della Pace in A Tasteful New Light

LED luminaires from Thorn are now illuminating the Arco della Pace, one of the most important neoclassical monuments in Milan. A series of high-performance Contrast 2 LED floodlights has been installed around the imposing “Arch of Peace” to pick out the intricate details and fine workmanship, improving the overall visitor experience and simultaneously saving resources by boosting efficiency.
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2018-05-01

Swimming Pool Lighting from Osram: A Clear View of the Cool Water

Projector-reflector solutions from Osram provide uniform lighting and minimum reflection in swimming pool halls. In such applications a projector emits a lumen package that is split via a deflection reflector back into the space to be illuminated without glare. With Floodlight 20 LED and Siteco Mirrortec reflectors, Osram Lighting Solutions offers a perfectly matched system that holds up to challenging ambient conditions, and also scores points with high levels of maintenance friendliness because the projectors can usually be mounted at easily accessible locations. 
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2018-04-19

Altman Lighting Brightens the Concert Hall of Abbotsleigh with Barbizon Australia

Located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and originally established 1885, Abbotsleigh is an independent boarding school which provides a quality and well-balanced education. Focused on empowering their students to be courageous, constructive and compassionate, the school has been working behind the scenes on an upgrade to their concert and assembly hall lighting systems. Led by the systems integration team at Barbizon Australia, the renovation project most recently undertook the upgrading of the house lighting systems in the concert hall using Chalice LED 150W downlights from Altman Lighting. 
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2018-04-18

Skyscrapers in Chinese City Become Giant Works of Art with Smart City Lighting

Philips Lighting has completed a large-scale project that uses connected LED architectural lighting to illuminate the facades of 37 buildings, along a 9.2 km stretch of road in the city center of Ningbo, China. The project, one of the largest of its kind, is aimed at boosting the city’s cultural heritage and tourism, as well as stimulating commercial activities in the city center. It also illustrates the company’s position as the lighting company for the Internet of Things.
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2018-04-09

PixelFLEX Elevates the Live Entertainment Experience at The Cowan

Specializing in the design of premiere audio/visual systems, J Sound Services has produced a number of successful integrated solutions for the design-build industry. Recently working with the management team behind the new Top Golf location in Nashville, Tennessee, they were asked to create a custom acoustics and audio/visual design for The Cowan, a two-story live performance music venue. Wanting a high-definition video display to complement the multitude of applications planned for the new venue, J Sound Services installed a mobile and expansive FLEXTour 2.8mm LED video solution from PixelFLEX.
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2018-04-03

Light for Well-Being

The new lighting installation at the university hospital in Poitiers, France supports the treatment of cancer patients in a special room thanks to human centric lighting. A natural environment is being simulated in the room to create a greater feeling of well-being thanks to modern tunable white LED technology and a custom-designed illuminated ceiling. In addition, more than 800 LED luminaires and LED drivers from Tridonic have been installed in the new administrative block at the hospital.
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2018-03-05

Thorn and Zumtobel Supply Tailor-made Lighting for Italian Steel Giant ABS

Thanks to the close cooperation of all parties involved and the outstanding synergy of the strong Zumtobel Group brands Thorn, Zumtobel and Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), the customised lighting solution impresses in all areas.
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2018-02-27

Smart Lighting in California: Philips Lighting, American Tower Introduce Smart Fusion Pole to Deliver Quality Lighting and Mobile Connectivity

Wireless infrastructure provider American Tower and Philips Lighting announced that the City of Huntington Beach, CA will provide high capacity mobile connectivity, high quality LED lighting and smart city enablement with the newly developed Smart Fusion Poles. 
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2018-02-26

Lights on! Once Again, Osram Will Be on Board at the Eurovision Song Contest

Osram is the official lighting partner for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in Lisbon. For the fourth year in succession Osram will be supporting this mega event as an innovative supplier of modern digital lighting technology. 
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2018-02-23

Trans-Lux Utilizes Absen LED Solutions to Create World’s Largest Indoor Arena Scoreboard

Absen Inc., specializing in LED display solutions, announced its recent collaboration with Trans-Lux Corporation as LED solution partner on the Prudential Center, home of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. Celebrated as the world’s largest center hung LED scoreboard, it weighs in at 88,401 pounds and contains a record breaking 29 Million pixels.
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2018-02-21

Osram: Test of New LED Lighting for St. Peter’s Basilica Runs Well

Planning for the new LED lighting system for the world’s largest church has entered its final phase: The lighting calculations and simulations have been successfully completed. In the basilica, the LED lighting system has been tested in many areas, and everyone involved is really pleased with the results. Tests show that the illumination level of the domes is 10 times brighter than before. The new indirect lighting system also eliminates unsightly drop shadows on the circular inscription, which is carved into the wall below the cornices of the basilica.
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2018-02-21

Thorn Cuts the Number of Light Points at Hong Kong Airport by 50%

Hong Kong International Airport is used to dealing with big figures. The Asian transport hub has established itself as the busiest cargo airport in the world and processes more than 65 million passengers each year. Yet while the site continues to grow in terms of both importance and numbers, the refurbishment of Terminal 2 has enabled the airport authorities to implement welcome reductions in energy consumption and luminaire quantities –with the HiPak LED high-bay from Thorn.
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2018-02-21

Zumtobel Gives Efficiency the Green Light in a Pioneering New VW Group Factory

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles opened a new production plant in the Polish city of Wrzesnia at the end of October 2016. Thanks to an innovative full LED solution from Zumtobel, the factory has established itself as a leader in lighting efficiency within the VW Group.
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2018-02-21

Anolis LED Lighting Makeover Beautifies Cascades Hotel Gardens

A new Anolis LED lighting installation is helping to highlight the lush and beautiful foliage in Cascades Gardens, part of the 5-star luxury Cascades Hotel property in Sun City, South Africa.
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2018-02-09

Osram’s Regensburg Location Seen in a Whole New Light

“Our employees are the key to our success”, stresses Gerhard Maihoefner, head of the Regensburg location of Osram Opto Semiconductors. “As a world leader in LEDs and optoelectronics, it makes sense to utilize our light-based innovations to contribute to a positive working environment.”
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2018-02-09

KLM UK Engineering Limited Takes Big Step towards Sustainability Goals with Nedap Light Management

KLM UK Engineering Limited, a maintenance repair organisation of AFIKLM E&M Network in the United Kingdom, has implemented Nedap’s Luxon light management platform, allowing KLM UK Engineering Limited to manage its new hangar lighting online. The use of connected LED lighting will result in significant energy savings, which is completely in line with the company's sustainability goals.
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2018-02-07

Philips Lighting, Cisco Deploy Commercial Power-over-Ethernet Connected Lighting for Smart Offices

Philips Lighting have installed the first Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) connected lighting system in the Nordics, using Cisco network technology. 
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2018-02-06

PixelFLEX Goes to the Farmer’s Market with The ESB Group

Located on the banks of the Black Warrior River, the Tuscaloosa River Market is an open-air Farmer’s Market and multi-use public facility which hosts weddings, rehearsal dinners, civic gatherings and more. Originally opened in 2012, the market has continued to grow in popularity with multiple events typically scheduled each week throughout the year. Now needing a more high-powered digital display to better inform visitors of the upcoming events, the Tuscaloosa River Market called upon the design team at The ESB Group who created a bright and colorful digital display using FLEXLite NXG LED video system from PixelFLEX™.
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2018-02-01

PixelFLEX Brightens the Manhattan Night at 300 Park Avenue

Respected as one of New York’s premier luxury real estate developers, Rockrose Development recently began work on the renovation of their property at 300 Park Avenue. Located in the prestigious Park Avenue submarket in Manhattan, the project renovation was to include the creation of a completely new rooftop, outdoor living experience. Wanting a dynamic visual display to be the focal point of the design, Rockrose Development called upon the team at VJVIT who installed an IP-65 rated FLEXStorm LED video display from PixelFLEX.
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2018-01-29

Philips Lighting Supports Circadian Rhythms of Czech Employees with Human Centric Office Lighting

Philips Lighting has helped to transform the Czech Republic headquarters of energy company innogy, by installing an LED lighting system tuned to support the circadian rhythms of innogy’s office staff, including stimulating their energy levels at set times in the day. Employees enjoy a comfortable bright light, similar to natural daylight, to start their day and after lunch. This helps to stimulate energy levels, enhance workplace comfort and vision, supporting a sense of wellbeing and performance. The stimulus from the “human centric lighting” fixtures is likened to a strong cup of coffee.
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2018-01-29

Auckland Harbour Bridge Transformed by Vector Lights

Thousands of people turned out to watch Vector Lights bring Auckland's iconic Harbour Bridge to life in a world-first solar, battery and peer-to-peer powered light show. The six-minute specially-composed Vector Lights opening show sequence wowed local residents watching and listening from different vantage points throughout the city, on land and water, last night.
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2018-01-26

Philips Lighting to Light up Four South Korean Winter Sports Stadiums

Philips Lighting announced that its Philips ArenaVision floodlighting will be installed in four South Korean stadiums to be used for ski, snowboard, hockey, skating and short track. The stadiums that will deploy the lighting are the Phoenix Snow Stadium, the Gangneung and Gwandong Hockey Centers and the Gangneung Ice Arena.
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2018-01-17

Fitness and Flexibility at the Highest Level with Human Centric Lighting

FastLed performed the light planning for the various requirements in reception, in the open space with the sports equipment, the teaching studios and the spa and beauty area, and implemented the lighting concept. All those involved were impressed by the offer from Tridonic as the ideal holistic solution from modules and drivers to decentralised, intelligent lighting management.
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2018-01-12

PixelFLEX Helps Chicken Charlie’s Draw a Crowd

Located in New Middleton, Ohio, Hitch-Hiker Mfg. leads the way in design innovations for the mobile food concession industry. When approached by Chicken Charlie’s in San Diego, California, they were asked to help create an innovative LED video display for the new “FryBQ” mobile concession stand that would surely capture the attention of patrons passing by. Needing a solution that could overcome the challenges associated with an outdoor, traveling environment, they called upon Nashville-based PixelFLEX who provided a completely IP65-rated FLEXStorm 6mm LED video system.
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2018-01-12

Green Light for Göppingen

The local authorities in the German town of Göppingen have already used several road-lighting projects to make the switch to LED – with more set to follow. The R2L2 range, designed by Thorn for exactly this kind of urban function, is making a real impression in Göppingen with its economic benefits and attractive look. At the same time, Thorn has called on products from the Urba portfolio to provide the perfect lighting solution for the varied requirements of the “Ort der Vielfalt”, a multifunctional leisure complex in the town. 
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2018-01-10

Osram LED Lighting Enhances the Unique Architecture of the Omnicos Headquarters

Osram supports the new headquarters of the cosmetics company Omnicos in the municipality of Bagnolo Cremasco, Italy in achieving a particular splendour. Star architect Beppe Riboli placed his complete trust in Osram as full-service provider for realisation of his lighting concept over a total area of 8,700 square metres. Both the outdoor area and the building itself are equipped with LED lighting from Osram Lighting Solutions. 
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2017-12-25

E-J Electric Completes Major Electric Construction and Design Installation of Lighting on the Kosciuszko Bridge

E-J Electric Installation Co. (E-J Electric) announced their participation in the construction of phase one of the new Kosciuszko Bridge. The new bridge, a 1.1-mile segment above the industrial Newtown Creek on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, is the first major New York City bridge to open in more than 50 years. The bridge officially opened to traffic with a colorful LED light show designed by E-J Electric.
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2017-12-22

Exterior Lighting Renovation Improves Aesthetics and Reduces Energy Consumption for Multi-use Building

BTB is renowned for its focus on providing comfort and safety in a well-maintained environment for its tenants and customers. To this end, the property manager understands the importance of an exterior that is well illuminated in the evening, providing visibility and a sense of security for all of its building’s tenants and visitors.
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2017-12-21

Efficient Lighting: the Fast Track to a More Efficient Work Environment

The proven longevity of LEDs was appealing to ownership and they were optimistic they could identify an opportunity to decrease energy use, even though the lights at the facility are never turned off.
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2017-12-20

ZGS and Thorn Turn the community of Nenzing into a Smart City

The town of Nenzing in Vorarlberg has taken a big step towards the future with renewed street lighting and the intelligent InCity lighting management system. Zumtobel Group Services consulted and supported the complete development and implementation of the smart control system for the 6000 inhabitants city. 
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