2018-02-21

Osram: Test of New LED Lighting for St. Peter’s Basilica Runs Well

Planning for the new LED lighting system for the world’s largest church has entered its final phase: The lighting calculations and simulations have been successfully completed. In the basilica, the LED lighting system has been tested in many areas, and everyone involved is really pleased with the results. Tests show that the illumination level of the domes is 10 times brighter than before. The new indirect lighting system also eliminates unsightly drop shadows on the circular inscription, which is carved into the wall below the cornices of the basilica.
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2018-02-21

Osram Announces Satisfactory Performance in Digital Lighting

High-tech company Osram is increasingly focusing on digitalization trends. During the Annual General Meeting, CEO Olaf Berlien outlined to shareholders the promising path the long-established company will take over the coming years.
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2018-02-21

Thorn Cuts the Number of Light Points at Hong Kong Airport by 50%

Hong Kong International Airport is used to dealing with big figures. The Asian transport hub has established itself as the busiest cargo airport in the world and processes more than 65 million passengers each year. Yet while the site continues to grow in terms of both importance and numbers, the refurbishment of Terminal 2 has enabled the airport authorities to implement welcome reductions in energy consumption and luminaire quantities –with the HiPak LED high-bay from Thorn.
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2018-02-21

Artemide North America Announces Strategic Reorganization Amid Exponential Growth

As Artemide continues to experience exponential growth across North America, Vice President of Sales, Claude Blache, recognized the need to redefine their approach, embracing the sales model to its fullest potential.  Artemide is enhancing its presence in all segments of the lighting market to sustain its brand awareness, leading position and current sales growth. The company’s focus is to strengthen its presence in the Architectural and Design sectors, fostering current relationships and developing new ones.
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2018-02-21

A Complete Light Band from Tridonic

The fourth generation LLE-ADVANCED modules have been expanded to cover ZHAGA-compatible lengths, meaning that very long homogeneous light bands such as might be used in office buildings can also now be implemented with no additional wiring effort.
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2018-02-21

Zumtobel Gives Efficiency the Green Light in a Pioneering New VW Group Factory

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles opened a new production plant in the Polish city of Wrzesnia at the end of October 2016. Thanks to an innovative full LED solution from Zumtobel, the factory has established itself as a leader in lighting efficiency within the VW Group.
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2018-02-21

Anolis LED Lighting Makeover Beautifies Cascades Hotel Gardens

A new Anolis LED lighting installation is helping to highlight the lush and beautiful foliage in Cascades Gardens, part of the 5-star luxury Cascades Hotel property in Sun City, South Africa.
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2018-02-21

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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2018-02-21

Top Commercial Lighting Trends for 2018

Light influences our lives in many ways including our health, moods, productivity, concentration, sleep cycles, decision making and emotions. With the adoption of smart lighting and IoT, lighting characteristics such as color, intensity and timing can automatically adjust to meet the needs of occupants. For example, in this article by Digital Lumens (now OSRAM), the author states, “In your kids’ elementary school, biometric sensors will track students’ alertness, subtly shifting spectrum to automatically boost their focus any time it starts to wane.”
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2018-02-14

[Notification] LEDinside Will See You After Chinese New Year

LEDinside would like to thank everyone for your support and regular visit to our online magazine. As Chinese New Year is approaching, we will temporarily stop updating industry news until February 21.
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2018-02-12

Why Government Subsidies are critical for Business Renovation

The world leaders have eventually agreed to the point of energy efficiency and advised to take necessary steps to work together on the specific fact of concern. Many developed and developing countries have started to apply energy efficiency as shapes of attractive features of energy schemes and incentives.
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2018-02-12

Zumtobel Group at Light + Building 2018 Focus on Services and Connected Lighting

By focusing on connected lighting solutions and the most comprehensive service offer in the lighting industry, the Zumtobel Group strengthens its position as a service-oriented company and strong partner for its customers. 
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2018-02-12

[Financial Updates] LITE-ON Technology Reports Consolidated January Sales of NT$16.51 Billion

LITE-ON Technology reported January consolidated revenue of NT$16.51 billion, up 2% Y-o-Y and decreased 8% M-o-M supported by stable end-demand from core businesses.
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2018-02-12

Vode Lighting Partners with International Lights NYC

Vode Lighting recently announced a partnership with International Lights. The move supports Vode’s ambitious growth plans and solidifies its position in the major design market of New York.
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2018-02-12

LEDVANCE Successfully Delivers 25 Million LED Lamps to Indian Government

LEDVANCE has successfully delivered 25 million energy-efficient LED lamps to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Indian government agency in charge of executing India‘s UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) initiative.
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2018-02-09

Osram’s Regensburg Location Seen in a Whole New Light

“Our employees are the key to our success”, stresses Gerhard Maihoefner, head of the Regensburg location of Osram Opto Semiconductors. “As a world leader in LEDs and optoelectronics, it makes sense to utilize our light-based innovations to contribute to a positive working environment.”
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2018-02-09

New SuperPlane™ 4 Recessed LED Luminaire Provides Completely Seamless Illumination up 250 Feet

ALW – a manufacturer of high-performance, high-design architectural luminaires – introduces the longest continuously lensed LED luminaire on the market, SuperPlane 4 Recessed™.
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2018-02-09

KLM UK Engineering Limited Takes Big Step towards Sustainability Goals with Nedap Light Management

KLM UK Engineering Limited, a maintenance repair organisation of AFIKLM E&M Network in the United Kingdom, has implemented Nedap’s Luxon light management platform, allowing KLM UK Engineering Limited to manage its new hangar lighting online. The use of connected LED lighting will result in significant energy savings, which is completely in line with the company's sustainability goals.
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2018-02-08

Specialty Lighting Creates Continuity Connecting Design with LED Lighting

Specialty Lighting introduces continuity – continuous LED illumination without any dark spaces between directly connected fixtures. Continuity,with acrylic prismatic difusser, is available in 12”, 24”, 36”, and 48” lengths that can link up to 12 fixtures. The integrated power source means no bulky external driver is needed. Optional cord connects fixtures around corners.
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2018-02-08

GB Energie LED partners with SunLand Global to supply Revolution Lighting’s LED Solutions

Together, the companies will be addressing energy efficiency and lighting rebuild projects, installing high-efficiency LED lighting solutions and updated fixtures in educational facilities, hospitals, government buildings and for exterior street lighting. GB Energie LED and SunLand will utilize Revolution Lighting solutions to reduce lighting energy use by more than 65%, increasing light output and providing significant long-term operational and maintenance cost saving.
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2018-02-07

LYTSwitch-6 LED Drivers from Power Integrations Feature High Efficiency and Very Low Standby Power

Power Integrations, a manufacturer of high-efficiency, high-reliability LED-driver ICs, announced the LYTSwitch™-6 family of safety-isolated LED-driver ICs for smart lighting applications. The new ICs deliver flicker-free output up to 65 W, and feature up to 94% efficiency and as little as 15 mW standby power, with configuration options for two-stage or single-stage PFC support.
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2018-02-07

VividGro Acquires Home Grow Marijuana App to Facilitate Smart Horticultural Lighting

Horticultural LED lighting developer VividGro acquired WeGrow, a cannabis home grow app with over 20,000 downloads in the iTunes Store. WeGrow, which launched its chatbot-based technology in April 2017, has dramatically simplified the learning process of growing cannabis using personalized conversations.
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2018-02-06

Lumisolar Outdoor Luminaires Built to Last

Lumisolar Luminaires are built to last with self-contained solar outdoor LEDs for building safer, more eco-friendly communities. Lumisolar bollards, street lights, wall lamps and un-ground lights are simple to install, taking only 15 minutes per fixture.
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2018-02-05

Feed Your Body and Soul with Light: Introducing Home Lighting with Benefits

Soraa, the established manufacturer in high-quality, full spectrum LED lighting, announced the launch of Soraa Radiant and Healthy LED bulbs for the home. These two lights bring a technically advanced, professional quality level of lighting to consumers. Soraa has combined the energy efficient benefits of LED with two important advancements: full spectrum color with Soraa Radiant LED bulbs for your visual soul, and Zero Blue light with Soraa Healthy LED bulbs for better sleep.
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2018-02-02

LEDVANCE Recalls Recessed Canister Light Kits After Customer Reports

LEDVANCE announced to recall its recessed canister light kits after receiving reports of customers.
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2018-02-02

Philips Lighting reports 0.5% full year comparable sales growth, 10% operational profitability and EUR 403 million free cash flow

Philips Lighting just announced the company's fourth quarter and full year results 2017. "In line with our objectives, Philips Lighting returned to comparable sales growth in 2017 driven by the growth of LED and connected lighting Systems & Services, which demonstrates the successful execution of our strategy," said CEO Eric Rondolat.
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2018-02-01

New Project of Osram and LSE to Map Pathways to Smart Urban Lighting

The London School of Economics Configuring Light research group and LUCI, the international network of cities on urban lighting, along with Osram, have launched the joint research project "Pathways to Municipal Smart Lighting". It aims to show how municipalities worldwide understand intelligent lighting, how the topic fits into visions and plans for the urban future of towns and cities and how smart lighting can be realised within the framework of specific public policies.
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2018-02-01

New MEAN WELL LED Drivers and Power Supply Add More Flexibility to Lighting

In order to meet the demands of economical floodlighting market, MEAN WELL launched FDLC-80 series. FDLC-80 series adopts constant power mode design with input range: 180 ~ 295VAC and the output range: 1000 ~ 2100mA. All models are potted, and with IP67 level. This series is complied with international LED safety regulations: EN55015; EN61547; EN61000 -3-2,3; GB17743.GB17625.1, and so on.
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2018-02-01

OPTIS Unveils Light Simulation Software Aimed at Lighting Industry

OPTIS, an established software vendor for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physically correct visualization, announces it will debut its SPEOS solution dedicated to the lighting industry, SPEOS Lighting for SOLIDWORKS, at SOLIDWORKS World 2018.
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2018-02-01

Above All Lighting Introduces LED Small MT Area Light

Above All Lighting, an expert in the R&D, manufacturing and customization of LED indoor and outdoor light fixtures, introduces the LED small MT Area Light.
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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