Singapore Aims to Convert All Roads to Smart LED Streetlighting Systems by 2022

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA)  announced it will be stepping up efforts to convert all roads in the city-state to more energy efficient lighting and sustainable systems by the year 2022.
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Verizon Accelerates Smart City Solutions with Acquisition of Sensity Systems

Seeking to add a leading comprehensive suite of smart city solutions enabled by its ThingSpace internet of things (IoT) platform to help communities increase economic development, drive citizen engagement and enable sustainability, Verizon Communications announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Sensity Systems, a private company based in Sunnyvale, California.
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Digital Lumens Launches New Intelligent Lighting Control System Platform for Smart Buildings

Digital Lumens, the market leader in intelligent LED lighting and sensor-based smart building applications, today introduced an enhanced version of its LightRules® lighting control and business intelligence platform. LightRules leverages data from Digital Lumens’ LED fixtures, Digital Light Agents (DLAs), and its LightRules Power energy-use software to offer unprecedented insight into and influence over energy usage and savings, productivity, and employee and facility safety. The innovative new functionality further cements the company’s position at the forefront of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and smart building movement.
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TetraGear Keep Wheel Riders Visible and Safe at Night

Vancouver-based startup TetraGear has developed LED lights to increase visibility and safety of users of various mobility devices including wheelchairs, bicycles and strollers at night.
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GE Makes Next Generation Interactive Lights Through Crowdsourcing Competition

How many inventors does it take to change the future of a lightbulb? GE Lighting partnered with the maker movement magazine Make: and the hardware-hacking communityHackster to find out. Their crowdsourcing competition, called Lights for Life Challenge, invited inventors to take LEDs in new and unexpected directions. There’s one condition, though: The solutions must include voice commands.
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LG Electronics Launches Smart LED High Bay Lights in U.S.

LG Electronics USA  is introducing its new energy-efficient, round and IP65-rated LED high bay with wireless communications, designed for easy installation thanks to its advanced wireless grouping technology and light weight.
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Spanish Landmarks Sparkle under Philips Smart Lights

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and global leader in lighting, has transformed two iconic Spanish landmarks with its innovative cloud-based connected lighting.
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Deco Lighting and Daintree Networks Deliver Wireless-LED Fixtures for Commercial Lighting

Deco Lighting has joined forces with Daintree Networks, the leader in open networked wireless control and operation solutions for smart buildings, to create a cost-effective, fully-integrated LED Troffer solution with a wireless-enabled LED driver to be used with Deco LED fixtures. 
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Spaceship Lands in Nanjing? No it’s Another LED Lit Landmark

It looks like giant spaceship or a design from the set of Blade Runner.  This bold construction is the International Youth Culture Centre in Nanjing, China. Transforming the city’s skyline with a 16 million color palette and delighting locals and tourists alike, the façade of the 68-storey building, which houses a five-star hotel and offices, costs less than EUR 114 a day to light. This is because the building uses an energy-efficient dynamic color-changing computer controlled LED lighting system from Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting. In this instance, the computer controlled LED lighting system saves an additional 60% in electricity used, compared to normal LED color lighting.
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New XLamp XFL LEDs are fully specified and optimized for flashlights and other portable lighting applications  Cree LED has just launched the new XLamp® XFL LED family, comprised of three LEDs designed for maximum performance in flash... READ MORE