2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Lighting Marches into the Era of IoT

Connectivity technologies and networking systems grow hand in hand with smart lighting. Bluetooth mesh networking, Wi-Fi, and other IoT technologies become a major smart lighting driver. The Asian Lighting Forum 2018 gathered experts and industry professionals to discuss the daily-life applications of smart lighting, connected systems and IoT.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Export-oriented Lighting Companies in China Turn to Explore Domestic Chinese Market

The Hong Kong International Lighting Fair not only shows new trends in the lighting industry, but also provides a platform for buyers and vendors to build partnership. In this fair, experts in China’s lighting industry talked about how to explore domestic Chinese market, while foreign companies from the US, Spain and Australia shared their market preferences and purchasing experiences.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Thriving Market for Horticulture Lighting

The market for LED grow light is thriving and anticipates rapid growth. According to the latest data of LEDinside, the global LED market for horticulture lighting recorded a value of US$52 million in 2017, and the number is expected to reach US$150 million by 2022, a CAGR of 24%. In response to this trend, the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair this year set an area for horticulture lighting, which showcase a wide range of grow light for both household and factory. LED manufacturers have been actively laying the foundation for the expanding market.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Smart Lighting Takes the Spotlight

After years of cross-line efforts from lighting, communication, and platform vendors, smart lighting has finally burgeoned, as shown by the exhibits at the 2018 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (spring edition). 
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Skipping Red-Ocean Competition via Innovation and Change

With the biennial Frankfurt Light + Building Fair just closing, the number of exhibitors at 2018 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring edition), held from April 6-9th, was much lower than last year, but many major lighting firms still set up booths at the fair to display their star products, such as T5 and T8 LED tubes by Forest Lighting, ceiling light and panel light by TCL Lighting, and filament lamp by Sky-Lighting. Some exhibitors displayed products targeting niche markets, underscoring their attempt to skip red-ocean competition amid the increasingly saturated lighting market.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Upscaling the Show with Four New Zones

The 10th edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) was held from 6-9 April by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). With more than 1,350 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions expected to take part this year, the fair included new participants from Canada, India, Macau and Malaysia. In line with trends in the lighting industry, four new thematic zones were launched this year to maximize business opportunities, namely Horticultural Lighting, Residential Lighting, Technical Lighting and Urban & Architectural Lighting.
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