Light + Building 2018: Start to Build a Human-Light Relationship

Light + Building 2018, the largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology in Europe, officially begins on March 18. For the next six days, 18-23 March, exhibitors at the show will showcase their state-of-the-art products and technologies, whether they are for lighting, communication, building automation, or automotive applications.

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In 2016, the number of exhibiting companies rose by 5% to 2,600. In line with the theme “Where modern spaces come to life: digital – individual – networked,” they displayed trends in the lighting market and new technologies to facilitate efficient energy management. With over 1,700 exhibitors from other countries in Europe and the rest of the world, the fair successfully opened up a multi-cultural dialogue for the lighting industry.

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The fair attracted 216,610 visitors, including buyers, scholars, and the press, with 69% of them from Europe, 22% from Asia, 6% from America, 2% Africa, and 1% Australia.

This year, the fair is renewed with a top theme “Connected – Secure – Convenient” covering topics such as smart lighting, human centric lighting, intelligent security, smart urban living and working, energy management, lighting aesthetics.

At Lighting + Building 2018, the exhibitors are going to show to the world how they construct a smart future for humans. A human-light relationship is officially formed.

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LEDinside will be at the fair to share with you what we witness and first-hand information about major exhibitors. A few weeks ago, LEDinside released a series of articles analyzing how smart lighting will change our everyday life and link the lighting industry with companies from other sectors. We also made a forecast on the development of the smart lighting market and introduced communication technologies currently combined with lighting.

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Major companies we mentioned in our previous article are also ready to amaze their visitors. Philips Lighting will be announcing major changes about the company. Osram and LEDVANCE will also be holding press conferences to sharing their insights on the future of the lighting industry. LG Display will showcase its high-end OLED lighting products, while Sumitomo will display its OLED panel lights in a myriad of colors. They should know the best what are the opportunities and challenges for OLED lighting.

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In terms of LED component manufacturers, EVERLIGHT, Epistar, Lumileds, Samsung, and Seoul Semiconductor will be there to showcase refined products that enable healthier and more natural light.

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LEDinside will also have exclusive interviews with industrial heavyweights on trends in lighting in Europe and what their next moves are to propel their businesses to grow stronger in this area.

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Light and Building 2018 will prove that the lighting industry is about to become vibrant and exciting again after reaching its maturity. Stay tuned with LEDinside to see how it happens.

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More readings about smart lighting:

Highlight of the Month: Smart Lighting Takes off

LEDinside: Development of Smart LED Lighting Market and Trends in Communication Technology in 2017-2020

Big Names in the Wave of Connected Lighting and Smart Cities

Demand for Smart Home Accelerates the Development of Smart Lighting

Smart Lighting Most Widely Adopted in Industrial Market Yet Grows at Fastest Pace in Residential Space

Opportunities and Challenges in OLED Lighting Market

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