Philips Lighting and SmartCitiesWorld Report Names Singapore, London and Barcelona as Top Global Smart Cities

Philips Lighting published a new report together with SmartCitiesWorld that highlights the drivers and hurdles faced by local authorities considering implementing a smart city program. 
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Philips Lighting Names Alok Ghose Managing Director and Cluster Leader for Singapore, Malaysia and Exports

Philips Lighting announced the appointment of Alok Ghose as the Managing Director and Cluster Leader for Singapore, Malaysia and Export markets. In addition to overseeing the Malaysian operations for Philips Lighting, his new remit now includes leading the Singapore and Export operations for Myanmar, Brunei, Laos, and Cambodia.
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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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Sophisticated LED Illumination Brightens up Fitness Club in Singapore

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the Gravity Club, a premium, invitation-only fitness club in the heart of Singapore’s central business district.
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Singaporean Researchers Make Silicon-based Micro-Lasers

Combining silicon with a light-producing semiconductor may help develop micrometer-scale lasers, shows Doris Keh-Ting Ng and her colleagues from the A*STAR Data Storage Institute1.
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i Light Marina Bay 2016 to Wow Singapore with Innovative Installations

Wander into a sparkling kaleidoscope, dance through a magical harp and paint the cityscape in a mosaic of colour at the touch of your finger, when i Light Marina Bay returns this month with 25 innovative installations. With 14 of the artworks designed by local artists, the fourth edition of Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival will see the highest participation from the local art scene to date.
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SGM's LED Luminaires Chosen for Formula 1 Night Racing in Singapore

Hexogon Solution Pte Ltd, formally known as Mozz Creation, dates back to 1997. The Singapore-based company has much experience within national and international events such as the digital projection for South East Asian Games Opening and Closing Ceremony, setting Guinness World Record for the greatest light output in a projected image.
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Singapore Introduces Bus Lane LED Warning Lights in Certain Areas

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be installing LED warning lights in four locations in late 2015, reported The Strait Times.
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Sustainable Art Brightens iLight Marina Bay

Monique Cousineau, Social Media Specialist for Philips Lighting North America covers Singapore’s iLight Marina Bay in this recent blog entry. Please see below for full entry:
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Surreal Architecture Falling on the Ground: The Star Performing Arts Centre & Star Vista

Sometimes, profundity of a city or a country could be identified through its cultural activities; when it comes to the clearest representation of a city’s culture, that’s must be infrastructures related to it .The Star Performing Arts Center & Star Vista is exactly such a place – this is a multipurpose complex featuring a state-of-the-art with 5000 seat auditorium, above the theater located a vibrant shopping mall. The 2012 completed complex is truly a new representation of Singapore’s cultural style.
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Gardens by the Bay, Bay South Garden

On southern-west coast of Singapore, there is a huge and grand garden called “Gardens by the Bay” at 54 hectares. On 29th June this year, the Bay South Garden featured in two colossal glass enclosed glasshouses and a cluster of 18 distinctively shaped structures of various sizes called “SuperTrees” opened. Immediately after it opened to the public, this new garden became an icon in Singapore. The origin of this project is an ambition to make Singapore a “Gardens City” or “City in a Garden.” To achieve this, National Parks Board launched an international competition for designers of the Masterplan in January 2006 and Grant associates and Gustafson Porter were awarded the Masterplan design for the Bay South and Bay East Gardens respectively. However, the local consultants for the Bay South tried to invite few international lighting consultants including Kaoru Mende and his colleagues to bid for the lighting design of the garden and they were awarded to work on the project.
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NTU Develops the First Indoor Air Purifier Powered by LED Lighting

The research team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore developed the first indoor air purifier powered by LED lighting, which can eliminate up to 95% of harmful gases in the office or home within four hours, thereby improving the air quality inside buildings. All indoor harmful gases are called in the joint name of "volatile organic chemicals", generally come out from the wall paint, new furniture, construction materials or carpet, and the content of harmful gases in new building or newly renovated building is particularly high, long-term exposure m...
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WIMA Appoints SCI as their Authorized Distributor for India and Vietnam

WIMA GmbH & Co.KG appoints Supreme Components International (SCI) as their official franchised non-exclusive distributor for their complete range of products in the markets of India and Vietnam. SCI, headed by Mr. Vick Aggarwala, a veteran of 38 years, has been in the high technology electronic components and LED lighting business for the past 13 years. Its technical people are always ready to provide free engineering and technical support for design-in activities to its customers. The company has also won many awards, with the most recent ones being the E...
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Spark OPTOELECTRONICS LED High Bay Lights Project in Singapore

Singapore, a beautiful garden city, is famous for its cleanness. Spark LED high bay light, based on LED technology, is energy saving, environmental friendly and durable. The installation of Spark LED high bay light in this beautiful city makes perfect combination between the two. On April 14th, 2013, after 5 months’ field test, which started from November 14th, 2012, Singapore client announced that Spark LED high bay lights successfully passed their test in terms of reliability, photometric performance, brightness maintenance, quality and lighting effect. The c...
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Hess AG Extends Asia-Pacific Market with Singapore Office

Hess AG has extended its regional presence through its new Singapore office, in order to improve more access to the Asia-Pacific market. This month saw the official inauguration of the sales branch in Singapore, the base from which the globally active manufacturer of outdoor and architectural lighting plans to boost sales of LED products in the region. A specially created display area to showcase the range of products available from the Hess Group provides clients with hands-on experience of the benefits energy-efficient outdoor lighting design has to offer them. Late...
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Philips Builds Lighting Experience Centre in Singapore

Philips has launched the first-of-its-kind Lighting Experience Centre (LEC) in Singapore. Spread over 4,640 square feet, LEC demonstrates the application of light in various urban scenarios. The concept provides planners, architects and lighting designers with a unique hands-on experience that showcases how LED lighting can help rejuvenate a city environment. Philips believes that LED lighting can create the right ambiance as well as provide sustainable, energy-efficient solutions to highlight and emphasize iconic buildings, public installations, urban landscapes an...
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SIMTech Utilizes Liquid Forging to Develop High-powered LED Lighting

Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) is under the process of developing high-powered LED lighting for homes and offices by a new manufacturing system called ‘liquid forging’. Chua Beng Wah, lead researcher on the project explains how the team pooled forging and casting to develop the liquid forging method, subsequently using it to manufacture high-performance LED heat sinks. The process also enables unified production of intricate light fixtures (to increase surface area) and heat sinks, significantly reducing the manufacturing costs. ...
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Kulicke & Soffa Launches Dedicated Solution for LED Packaging Markets

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) (“K&S” or the “Company”) announced the formal launch of the LUMOSTM Capillary, a dedicated bonding solution for LED packaging markets. Nelson Wong, Vice President and Business Unit Executive, said, “Kulicke & Soffa continues to leverage our leadership position and strategic R&D investments to benefit our customers’ evolving process needs. With LUMOS, customers will benefit from rapid process qualification for any LED package type, with high yi...
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Lumenpulse Enters into Strategic Partnership With Technolite for Singapore LED Fixture Market

Lumenpulse Inc. today announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Singapore-based Technolite. The partnership, which will give Lumenpulse greater presence in the region, will be managed out of Lumenpulse’s London, UK office. As exclusive partner, Technolite will supply Lumenpulse’s range of LED lighting, and provide close support by managing sample requests, facilitating mock-ups, and offering technical and commercial assistance as needed. The move will ensure the Lumenpulse brand and portfolio is represented in the area and that architect...
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Singapore to host dedicated LED/OLED technology show in 2012 Chosen as overseas specialized exhibition by Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE)

The premiere Singapore International Light-Emitting Diode/Organic Light-Emitting Diode (LED/OLED) Technology Show, will take place at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 28 to 30 March 2012. Jointly organized by EXPORUM Inc (EXPORUM) and Conference & Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd (CEMS), LEDTEC ASIA 2012 will be held in Singapore for the first time and is the only dedicated LED/OLED technology show in the region of Singapore and around ASEAN countries. It is expected ...
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AZ e-lite Expands Distributor Network in Singapore and Worldwide

With the evolution of LED lighting in many parts of the world, AZ e-lite Pte Ltd ("AZ e-lite"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aztech Group Ltd specialising in the design and development of quality LED lighting, today announced the expansion of its global presence. AZ e-lite has appointed several distributors in Singapore and other countries in a strategic move to promote and market its LED lighting solutions worldwide. In Singapore, AZ e-lite has established a relationship with Lumitron Pte Ltd, Winfield Electrical Pte Ltd and Wooson Singapore P...
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Singapore Makes LED Street Lights Pilot Program

It’s reported that Singapore is making a LED street lights pilot program in parts of roads. Over in One-North, a stretch of road has become a test-bed for LED street lights. JTC Corporation and a Taiwan-based firm Foxsemicon Integrated Technology (Fiti) installed new lights there to compare their performance with conventional lamps in April. Additionally, to further explore the viability of having LED street lights in Singapore, JTC will be testing them out at another stretch of road at its upcoming CleanTech Park. JTC has received seven prop...
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Avnet to Present at India's LED Expo 2010

India's biggest LED lighting exhibition , LED Expo 2010, will be held in New Delhi on 17 - 19 December 2010.Cary Eskow, director of the Avnet Lightspeed program within Avnet Electronics marketing, is to give a keynote address at the event.
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Ultratech Headquartered in Singapore

Ultratech is building its global headquarters in Singapore to serve its Asian customer. It will invest up to US$250 million in its Singapore operations in the next five years. According to Arthur Zafiropaulo, chief executive officer of Ultratech, they plans to start manufacturing in the first quarter of 2011, and in the second half, to ramp up our high-brightness LED and our lithography products.
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Seoul Semiconductor in Conjunction with Vertex for LED Technology Development

Seoul Semiconductor Corporation has signed an agreement with Singapore-based Vertex Venture Management to join force to seek and invest in companies with advanced capabilities in the areas of LED technology development, expecting to create synergy effects from effective investments and asset management.
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AZ e-lite Showcases Sustainability Efforts in Clean Energy Expo Asia 2010

AZ e-lite Pte Ltd ("AZ e-lite"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aztech Group Ltd specialising in the design and development of quality LED lighting, is showcasing its range of eco-friendly LED lighting solutions as part of its sustainability efforts at Clean Energy Expo Asia (CEEA) 2010.
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AZ e-lite Displays High-end LED Lighting Products at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2010

AZ e-lite Pte Ltd ("AZ e-lite"), a whollyowned subsidiary of Aztech Group Ltd specialising in the design and development of quality LED lighting, is presenting a range of its latest LED lighting solutions to visitors of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn) 2010, a major event in the lighting trade industry.
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Powermicro Technology to Supply LED Lighting to Singapore Shopping Center

Powermicro Technology Sdn Bhd has received a contract to supply LED lighting to a prestigious shopping centre in Singapore's renown shopping mile - Orchard Road.
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A Breakthrough in Combating Water, Surface and Airborne Pathogens. Crystal IS, a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei, has launched Klaran LA®—the newest addition to its industry-leading Germicidal UVC LED product line. Klaran LA® represent... READ MORE

Thanks to the special batwing optics, greenhouse owner can enlarge the distance between the single lamps without a decrease in light quality for the plants.   - Oslon Square Batwing extends ams OSRAMs comprehensive and market-leading port... READ MORE