2015-06-23

Yale University Art Gallery Relit with LEDs

In December 2012, following a US $135 million renovation that united three disparate buildings into one seamless museum, the Yale University Art Gallery opened to the public.  Steven Hefferan of Hefferan Partnership Lighting Design (Boulder, Colo.) managed the lighting for 70,000 square feet of gallery space, and the illumination for more than 4,000 works of art in the galleries.
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2015-06-23

Everlight Exhibits New Lighting and Backlight Products at LED EXPO KOREA 2015

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will exhibit the complete range of LED products like lighting, backlight, flash, signage and infrared LED at the LED EXPO KOREA 2015, including new products in this quarter. EVERLIGHT expects to meet one-stop demand for our customers based on the complete product combination.
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2015-06-17

Pixelligent Closes US$3.4M in Funding

Pixelligent Technologies, producer of PixClear®, the leading producer of nanocrystal dispersions for demanding applications in LED lighting, OLED Lighting, and Optical Coatings and Films markets, announced today that it closed US $3.4 million in new funding. The funds will be used to support accelerating customer growth throughout the world and to increase its manufacturing capacity to 40+ tons per year starting in 2016.
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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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2015-06-16

Light for Demanding Triemli Hospital Environment

Patients, doctors, nurses and hospital administrators all have specific expectations of the lighting in wards. Engineers and designers at Prolux Licht took a look at the various requirements of these different user groups and produced a solution that satisfies them all, the Sanapro luminaire. LED technology from Tridonic forms the heart of this modular lighting solution for the Triemli hospital, Zürich. In conjunction with high-performance optical components, the LED modules enable different lighting functions to be integrated in a slim and attractive design.
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2015-06-15

Osram Lighting Solutions Installed in Baku's Olympic Stadium and the National Gymnastics Arena

OSRAM sets lighting highlights during Eurpean Games 2015 in Azerbaijan. Subsidiary Siteco equips the Baku Olympic Stadium amongst others with HDTV-compatible floodlight, subsidiary Traxon turns the National Gymnastics Arena into a “lighting theater” with an impressive dynamic lighting solution.
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2015-06-15

World’s Largest Metallic Flower Touched Up with LED Light

With a combination of underwater and surface-mounted LED lighting, Royal Philips is helping to restore the iconic Floralis Genérica sculpture in the center of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The enormous 23 meter high sculpture that weighs 18 tons has been given a complete facelift.  Every morning at 8.00am the flower’s gigantic petals open to greet the day and close at sunset with an array of beautiful colors reflecting from its polished steel surface.
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2015-06-12

Inspirato Partners with LG Electronics to Equip Select Signature Residences with Curved OLED TVs

Inspirato (www.inspirato.com), the world’s largest destination club, and global technology leader LG Electronics (www.lg.com) today launched an exclusive partnership that exemplifies the intersection of luxury travel and cutting-edge technology.
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2015-06-12

XL Video On Screen with BBC Wales General Election Coverage

Working with BBC Election Project and Engineering Manager, Tony Cahalane and Production Designer, David Marson, XL Video supplied high resolution LED screens, plus scenic curved LED and Barco screen management systems for BBC Cymru Wales and S4C’s coverage of the 2015 General Election.
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2015-06-12

Expo Drives Italian City Milan LED Lighting Upgrade

Expo Milan 2015 was the inspiration for the largest roadway lighting project in Europe to date. Milan, Italy expects 20 million visitors for the event, which runs May through October. In preparation, 100,000 of AEC Illuminazione’s fixtures with LUXEON M LEDs were installed, delivering impressive light quality, energy efficiency and environmental benefits. Milan will save 10 million euro in energy cost and emit 20,000 fewer tons of CO2 in its first year alone.
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2015-06-11

LRC Program ASSIST Proposes New Method for Evaluating Flicker

The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST), a program of the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has released a publication that proposes a new method of evaluating human perception of directly observed light source flicker. The publication, ASSIST recommends…Recommended Metric for Assessing the Direct Perception of Light Source Flicker, provides specific measurement procedures and calculations to objectively determine whether the amount of flicker from a light source is above or below the threshold of human perception. The metric is applicable to any waveform shape and frequency and is based on peer-reviewed laboratory and human factors experiments.
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2015-06-09

GE Research: UK Public Sector Risks Locking-In Outdated Technology

Embracing new technology- New research by GE Lighting and the Carbon Trust finds that most UK public bodies have begun to adopt intelligent technologies, in order to drive social, economic and environmental benefits within their estates.
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2015-06-09

Iowa Events Center Announces Installation of Musco's LED Lighting System

The Iowa Events Center's Wells Fargo Arena -- home to the Iowa Energy, the Iowa Barnstormers, and the Iowa Wild -- will take its entertainment experience to the next level thanks to a new, innovative LED lighting solution designed and manufactured by Musco Lighting. The arena is celebrating its 10th anniversary with US $2.5 million in renovations.
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2015-06-08

Utility Substation in U.S. Transformed into Lighting Art

Against the night sky in Redmond, Washington, U.S, an electrical transmission tower stands out in a surprisingly beautiful way. Thirteen rings of LED light encircle the tower, illustrating the sequence of the Kelvin scale, which expresses the color temperature of light: red at the bottom, moving through orange, yellow, warm white, then cool white and, finally, blue at the top.
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2015-06-04

Philips Sets Tree Alight at Vivid Sydney 2015

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, is celebrating the southern hemisphere’s largest light, music and art festival, Vivid Sydney 2015, with a visceral new art installation Philips Tree of Light. More than 18,600 individual Philips connected LED lights have been craftily woven into a digital web along the limbs of a tree to create organic, pulsing, interactive light scenes that breathe life and movement into one of Nature’s most still objects.
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2015-06-03

OLED Lights Shares the Spotlight with Brazilian Superstar

Dietmar Thomas, Manager Brand & Integrated Communications OLED, from Philips Lumiblade interviews lighting designer Christopher M. Baude about his latest OLED lighting installation in Brazil.
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2015-06-03

YESCO Lights Up Swarovski Las Vegas Grand Bazaar Shops

Las Vegas may be known for some of the world's most dynamic venues, however, Swarovski's newest boutique at the Grand Bazaar Shops is making quite an impact on the famous Strip.
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2015-06-02

CORE Lighting’s Advanced Lighting Light up National Theater in London

CORE Lighting’s new PinPoint wireless LED pin-spots and their best-selling ColourPoint Mk II wireless LED uplighters made their presence felt at the National Theater In London for the 2015 Fast Forward Gala, a fund-raising event where normally unseen areas of the facility are opened up for an audience of special guests.
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2015-05-25

Largest Disney Store in the World Features LED Roof Design

The Shanghai Disney Store with the famous Pearl Tower in the background. The store, located in the Lujiazui area of Pudong in Shanghai, opened its doors on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. It is the first Disney Store in China and largest in the world. Photo courtesy Disney Store China.
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2015-05-19

Servcorp To Use Nualight LED Lighting Globally

Servcorp, the world’s leading premium office space provider with over 150 locations in 23 countries worldwide, is to use Nualight LED lighting in all of its new and refurbished office locations it has been announced.
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2015-05-19

Massmutual Center Switches to LED Lighting from Ephesus Lighting Syracuse

The MassMutual Center, home of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Springfield Falcons and Ephesus Lighting, the leader in delivering high-output LED lighting to sports and entertainment venues, announced today that the arena will install the company’s high-output LED lighting solution in time for the start of the 2015-16 AHL season. It becomes the seventh AHL arena to install LED lighting from Ephesus Lighting in the past three years.
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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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2015-05-15

Vietnam Lotte Center’s New Lighting Design Inspired by Blooming Lotus Flowers

Inspired by “ao dai”, the traditional Vietnamese garment for women, the 65-storey mixed-use Lotte Center Hanoi is designed to celebrate the cultural heritage of Vietnam. Comprised of two towers connected by a series of sky garden atria, Lotte Center Hanoi consists of commercial offices, a shopping mall, an observatory deck, a 5-star hotel, and serviced apartments. 
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2015-05-14

Philips Lights Up South African Monuments

Royal Philips, the global leader in LED lighting, kicked off its sixth consecutive Cape Town to Cairo roadshow (//www.philips.com/C2CAfrica) by lighting up the iconic Clock Tower, the Port Captain’s building and the Swing Bridge, at the popular V&A Waterfront (//www.waterfront.co.za) in Cape Town, South Africa. This year’s roadshow theme, ‘Sustainability through Innovation’ is more pertinent than ever before as the company spearheads the LED lighting revolution in Africa with smart lighting solutions designed for the continent.
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2015-05-13

Philips Stadion Becomes First Stadium in the Netherlands Equipped with Philips LED Pitch Lighting

Philips Stadion, the home of PSV Eindhoven, is the first stadium in the Netherlands to be fully equipped with ArenaVision LED pitch lighting from Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, meeting the strict requirements of international sports federations and broadcasters. This innovative LED lighting makes it possible for Philips Stadion to highlight specific parts of the pitch during a football match or a concert, and to also transmit the smallest of gestures on the pitch to the thousands of people in the stadium as well as all those watching at home. Philips Stadion also benefits from maintenance and other operational cost savings, positively impacting on the daily running costs of the stadium.
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2015-05-12

Grand Lacere Kagoshima Illuminated with Water Flow Lighting Effects

Inspired by European seaside resorts, the fascinating and contemporary design of Marino Vista banquet hall at the Grand Lacere Kagoshima in Japan provides an unforgettable experience to its guests. The banquet hall is designed to create a visual and tangible connection to “marine” with various décor elements such as wavy walls and ceilings, mosaic sand brick tiles, and curtains resembling waterfalls. Together with the décor elements, the use of colors, lighting and music mimics “water flows” in the venue, creating a fresh impression and relaxing ambience. 
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2015-05-11

Ketra Illuminates New Art Institute of Chicago Exhibit

Ketra, the supplier of premium digital lighting systems, today announced that it will be illuminating newly reinstalled galleries of medieval art, as well as additional areas at the Art Institute of Chicago, a world-renowned art museum with one of the largest permanent collections in the United States. Chicago-based design firm Lightswitch Architectural was tasked with designing the Art Institute of Chicago’s lighting and presented the museum with the concept of transitioning to LED light using Ketra’s premium LED system.
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2015-05-11

OSRAM Illuminates Eurovision Song Contest 2015

With an expected audience of 200 million, the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will this year once again be a great TV entertainment show. Last year's winner came from Austria, so the 60th ESC will be taking place from May 18 to 23 in Austria. Spectacular stage and light shows are a traditional fixture of this major media event. As the Official Lighting Partner, OSRAM is responsible for the majority of the lighting this year.
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2015-05-08

Philips to Install New York Tappan Zee Bridge with Smart LED Lights

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced it would be working with the New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC to install a state-of-the-art connected LED lighting system on the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee across the Hudson River. The innovative system will combine both the roadway and architectural lighting, an industry first.  As the most technologically advanced bridge in North America, the New NY Bridge will have the capacity to be transformed into a massive canvas with remotely programmed, tunable lights that produce dynamic or subtle, colorful effects which can reflect special occasions such as holidays or local sports team wins.
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2015-05-06

The First Impression with Luminous Carpets

Entering your lobby, your office building, your theater… the first impression is crucial for the overall experience for a guest, customers and even your own employees. An aesthetically pleasing, inspirational and comfortable environment are the basic ingredients for this. To enhance and even personalize this experience we believe the relevant information, at the right place and time can make the difference.
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