2015-01-06

Osram Sylvania Releases Next Generation Encelium Polaris 3D Software

North American lighting leader Osram Sylvania has released the latest version of its flagship ENCELIUM® lighting management software – Polaris 3D®. ENCELIUM by Osram is a scalable lighting control system that enables owners to elevate the cost effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse. Developed in North America and accessible anytime, anywhere via an Internet connection, the Polaris 3D software is the core element of the ENCELIUM system that facilitates the commissioning, usage and data analysis of the lighting installation. 
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2014-12-31

Solid Apollo LED Introduces Smartphone and Tablet LED Lighting Controller

The LEDWizard controller brings amazing lighting control right to any smartphone or tablet device and is perfect for controlling the lights in different rooms, and even on indoors and outdoor lighting systems without the hassle of requiring more remotes
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2014-12-30

Philips Helps Madison Square Garden Shine With Connected LED Lighting System

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) has added a dynamic exterior LED lighting system to The World's Most Famous Arena from Philips, the world leader in lighting. The state-of-the-art, connected LED lighting system can reflect the home teams’ colors and highlight special events by creating dynamic visual effects on the façade of the Arena. The lighting communicates which home teams’ games or events are taking place at the The Garden and helps create a sense of excitement in the surrounding area.
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2014-12-26

UNESCO Launches the International Year of Light 2015

Many people don't know that there’s more to scientist Isaac Newton than a certain apple falling from a tree. Holding a prism of glass in the path of sunlight, he showed that white light is actually made up of seven different colors – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Color comes from light – in fact, color is light.
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2014-12-26

Festive Lighting that Stands Out

Michela Mezzavilla, architect and lighting designer (APDI) based in Barcelona, Spain, and co-founder of studio reMM, shares in the GE lighting blog below her experience with hotel festive lighting.
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2014-12-23

Callaway Gardens' Fantasy in Lights Ranks as one of USA Today’s “10 Best Public Light Displays”

This week Callaway Gardens received an email from USA Today stating, “Fantasy In Lights - Callaway Gardens is one of the winners of the Best Public Lights Display category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.”
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2014-12-22

Panasonic Signs MOU with Indonesian Government and UNESCO to Protect World Heritage Sites

The Ministry of Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education of the Republic of Indonesia, PT. Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko (Persero)[*1], the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Jakarta, and Panasonic Corporation signed a four-way Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 9 to promote "conservation and awareness raising for the protection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites" and "education and cultural activities aimed at sustainable development for young people in the vicinity of the Borobudur, Prambanan, Ratu Boko sites in Indonesia." The signing marked the launch of the following joint projects. 
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2014-12-19

Eaton’s LED Solutions Help Georgia Auto Dealer Cut Energy Costs

Power management company Eaton today announced that its Galleon™ light-emitting diode (LED) area luminaires from its Cooper Lighting Divisionhave improved the lighting performance, energy efficiency and reliability at Pioneer Ford, located in Bremen, Georgia. The conversion has resulted in a 61 percent energy usage reduction, while providing brighter and uniform illumination, and reducing the high number of lighting maintenance issues the auto dealership was experiencing.
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2014-12-18

Philips Lighting Leaves Behind Product Sales Model

Founded in 1891, the Dutch electronics conglomerate was once coined “the King of Home Appliances” and was once the “European giant” in the TV sector. Yet, the company’s gradual business transition has resulted in its shift towards health and lighting businesses.
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2014-12-17

Tokyo Skytree Special Lighting to Feature Primary Colors

For 8 days from December 11th (Thurs) to 18th (Thurs), 2014, the Tokyo Skytree run by Tobu Tower Skytree (Headquarters: Sumida Ward, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito) will be lit by a special lighting sequence, the "3 Primary Colors of Light" developed in collaboration with Panasonic Corporation to commemorate the Nobel Prize in Physics, which was awarded on December 10th (Wed) to 3 Japanese Nobel Laureates for the invention of blue LEDs.
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2014-12-11

PECO Helps Customers Keep Holidays Happy and Bright

The holiday season is upon us, bringing decorations, festivities and holiday cheer! PECO offers the following tips and suggestions to get in the holiday spirit while staying safe.
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2014-12-08

Lextar Reports Slight Dip in November Revenue

Taiwanese LED manufacturer Lextar’s recently announced revenue last month was slightly down, due to the slack season in 4Q14.
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2014-12-08

ITRI Announces Technology Transfer to FlexUP Technologies

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced today the successful transfer of FlexUP™ technology to FlexUP Technologies Corp. By providing flexible substrate material, this new startup aims at satisfying the growing demand and emerging opportunities in the flexible display market for smart handheld devices, wrist worn devices and flexible medical sensors.
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2014-12-08

Philips Unveils Interactive Singing Light Aura in Eindhoven

Philips recently showcased an interactive singing light Aura at GLOW, a week-long festival of light art that took place in Eindhoven, according to a company blog entry on Exposure.
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2014-12-04

Lindsay Honda Installs Induction Light Fixtures across Dealership Parking Lot

Lindsay Honda located in Columbus, Ohio, is a new car Honda dealer selling various Honda automotive models, and is home to one of the largest indoor showrooms in the country. Recently, Lindsay Honda partnered with Hawkins Sales of Ohio, and Green Lighting Wholesale, in an effort to seek out a commercial lighting solution that would meet their facility codes while improving illumination, and significantly lowering energy costs. "They wanted the best fixture and technology available on the market at the most cost effective price," commented Brett Clark, President of Green Lighting Wholesale. As a result, the company decided on EverLast® 200 and 300 watt induction shoe box fixtures.
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2014-12-03

Bright Light Systems Improves Light Quality at Port of Seattle

Bright Light Systems, a leading manufacturer of Light Emitting Plasma (LEP) luminaires and wireless lighting controls, has announced the completion of a lighting upgrade project at the Port of Seattle Terminals 90 and 91. These terminals provide mooring for cruise ships as well as commercial workboats and fishing vessels.
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2014-12-01

How Philips helps patients to relax during MRI scans

Royal Philips today announced the launch of the Ambient Experience patient in-bore solution designed to reduce patient anxiety and movement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. The patient in-bore solution is the latest innovation in Philips' successful Ambient Experience portfolio, which integrates dynamic lighting, projection, sound, spatial design and workflow improvements to enable hospitals to create engaging, comfortable patient environments. To date, Philips has installed 750 Ambient Experience solutions globally.
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2014-12-01

Sixty London Receieves Smart LED Upgrade

Sixty London is the iconic building set to become the workspace for over a thousand employees of a major online retailer. The curved glass and steel structure, extending over 14 floors above ground, is designed to BREEAM Excellent standard, a reflection of its focus on sustainability. This dedication to energy efficiency is evident in the selection of the highest quality in lighting and controls from Luxonic Lighting.  
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2014-11-26

LIGHTEXPO Africa 2015 - Investment, Expansion & Growth Opportunities

The LIGHTEXPO 2015, Africa’s largest International architectural and commercial lighting trade show will be staged at the KICC Nairobi Kenya from 2nd-4th May, 2015.
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2014-11-24

Versatile performance for National Development Bank

Around 25,000 Tridonic ballasts and LED drivers are helping the National Development Bank enjoy the benefits of versatile, high performance, low energy lighting at its headquarters in Chang'an Avenue, Beijing.
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2014-11-21

Shadows and Emotion: Lighting for the Fashion Industry

Sam Scott Schiavo, a Fashion Photographer, shares his observations on the right type of lighting for fashion photo shoots in this GE Illuminated Minds blog entry.
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2014-11-21

Holiday Lighting 101

While decorating the tree, house, or garland, a whole section of lights can go dark -- along with holiday spirits. Light outages can be frustrating and time-consuming to repair during the busy holiday season.
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2014-11-18

Palmen Auto Saves Up with Cree LED Upgrade

Cree offered a solution that fulfilled our needs for clean, efficient lighting with little to no maintenance expense. The lighting is fantastic.
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2014-11-18

AtomSvet's Lighting for Explosive Facilities

The current trend, due to the constant increase of energy prices and lack of capacity, is for the management of large industrial enterprises to search for energy saving technology.
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2014-11-17

Dutch City Launches Van Gogh Inspired Star Lit Bicycle Path

The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path will be opened in Eindhoven on 12 November. The opening of this unique cycle path marks the start of the Van Gogh 2015 international theme year. The cycle path is unique. Inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s work, it combines innovation and design with cultural heritage and tourism. The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path is being constructed by Heijmans from a design by Daan Roosegaarde and forms part of the Van Gogh cycle route in Brabant.
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2014-11-17

Philips Financing Solution Aids Furniture Retailer Gardner-White LED Lighting Upgrade

    “With the switch to Philips LEDs, we are seeing a noticeable improvement in the store, from how the furniture looks, to how comfortable our customers and staff are while shopping, to our operating budget,” said Tronstein. “We are amazed that such a simple switch can have such a powerful and lasting impact on our business and the environment.”                             &nbs...
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2014-11-14

Innovative Financing Program From TL Energy Delivers Profits to Users Who Deploy LED Lighting

TL Energy (TLE), a division of Trans-Lux Corporation (OTCQB: TNLX), a world leader in LED digital display and lighting technologies, announces the launch of a unique financing program initiated to further drive the use of LED tube lighting in commercial and industrial facilities. The financing program enables qualified businesses to profit from the use of TLE's industry proven LED lighting when converting from conventional fluorescent tube lamps. TLE partnered with Structured Finance Associates who secured an initial $25 million to launch the innovative financing program.
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2014-11-11

Everlight Reports New Quarterly High for 3Q14 Earnings

Taiwanese major LED packaging manufacturer Everlight reported a consolidated profit of NT $8.52 billion for 2014 third quarter, hitting a quarterly record, with gross margin of 24.44%, net operating profit of NT$816 million and net profit of NT$726 million.
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2014-11-05

EIA: LED Light Bulbs Continues Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Quality

Improvements in lighting technology for light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs have increased lighting efficiency, or efficacy, as well as color quality. In September of this year, several manufacturers released ENERGY STAR®-qualified bulbs surpassing 100 lumens per watt. For comparison, traditional incandescent bulbs, which do not meet current light bulb efficiency standards and are no longer sold, provide 13 to 18 lumens per watt.
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2014-10-31

Osram LEDs illuminate the Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel in Rome is now illuminated by a novel lighting solution from Osram. After 500 years, this extraordinary piece of art history can now be experienced in unprecedented quality, bathed in the light of more than 7,000 LEDs. The installation that has been put in place over the last few months is designed to protect the artworks while enabling much stronger lighting. At the same time, it will use up to 90 percent less electricity than the previous installation. The European Union supported the project.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE