2019-02-23

Zumtobel Creates New Luminiare for Cube-Shaped Building in Switzerland

Zumtobel partnered with Reflexion, a Swiss lighting design agency to create a new luminaire named FREELINE to fit the new building of the University of Applied Sciences (FH Nordwestschweiz) in Muttenz, Switzerland. (Image: Zumtobel) The building of FH Nordwestschweiz is a cube-shaped building created by pool Architekten, an Austrian architecture company. To address the simplicity of the construction, lighting designers were looking for luminaires that can fit into the building while connect different rooms. (Image: Zumtobel) Thomas Mika, Managing ...
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2019-02-22

Lighting Projects in UK: Ecolighting for Warehouse and Fitzgerald for College Sports Hall

Converting conventional lighting to LED luminaires for buildings, warehouses and public areas is still an on-going trend all over the world. UK-based lighting companies, Ecolighting and Fitzgerald Lighting posted their lighting projects for a logistic group and sports hall. Ecolighting is progressing LED lighting installation at Bibby Distribution sites across the country following the logistic company’s project of upgrading the previous fluorescent systems. At Bibby Distribution’s Wakefield warehouse, Ecolighting installed its Pegasus LEDs to replac...
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2019-02-21

Eaton Supplies Outdoor and Sport Lighting Solutions for Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi

Power management company Eaton announced that its outdoor and sports lighting solutions were installed in Sports Force Parks, a national operator of youth tournament facilities. The lighting solutions from Eaton are now illuminating the playing fields, parking lots and pedestrian walkways at the new Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. According to Eaton, the LED fixtures used on the project were manufactured at Eaton’s facility nearby in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brian Storm, President & CEO of Sports Force Parks, commented, “We wanted to enga...
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2019-02-21

Researchers Improve LED Efficiency with Inspiration from Fireflies

The way fireflies light up their lanterns has become an inspiration to increase the efficiency of LED. Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) found out that LEDs made with firefly-mimicking structures could improve lighting efficiency. Enhancing luminous efficiency of LED has been a research field for many scientists. Stuart (Shizhuo) Yin, professor of electrical engineering at Penn State, noted, "Overall commercial LED efficiency is currently only about 50 percent. One of the major concerns is how to improve the so-called light extra...
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2019-02-21

Signify Reaches 1000 Member Milestone with Its Expanding EnabLED Licensing Program

Signify announced that its EnabLED Licensing Prgram for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs has included more than 1000 members and is providing more than 400 inventions and over 2800 granted patents for them. Signify reported in May 2018 that it has signed 900 licensees with the program covering 2600 patents. The program has added 150 more innovations to its portfolio early in 2018 and increased the licensing members to 1000. (Image: Signify) The new innovations added to the program are related to filament-based LED products, warm dimming incandescent emulation, om...
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2019-02-19

Fujitsu Strengthen Its IoT Platform with Integrated Smart Lighting and Energy Solutions

Fujitsu Network Communications, announced an expansion of its Internet of Things (IoT) technology platform which will enable the rapid development and deployment of smart utility applications. With the addition of new ecosystem partners ClearWorld and GreenStar, this powerful platform of tools and technologies includes solutions for integrated smart lighting and smart energy resilience. Fujitsu is empowering utilities and communities to leverage advanced technologies with an integrated ecosystem of technology vendors, offering simplicity, cost savings and convenience with bes...
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2019-02-19

Spanish Researchers Develop Method to Predict How Much Money can be Saved via Smart Lighting Systems

A research team at the University of Seville, Spain, announced that it has developed a predictive method for quantifying the potential energy and economic saving that using smart lighting control systems brings. According to their estimation, smart controlled lighting system can save about EUR 4000 (US$ 4526) over ten years for 80-square-meters space. Supported by the project Dynalight, from the competitive bidding process Retos 2017 and promoted by the Spanish Ministry of Education, the research team developed “daily performance metrics” that include climati...
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2019-02-19

Red Bull Crashed Ice Event Lit up with LED Lighting by Osram

Osram provided its advanced LED lighting technology to the famous winter sport event, Red Bull Crashed Ice, which was held in Fenway Park in Boston as the event’s exclusive lighting partner. During the event, Osram embedded its fully DMX controllable LED lighting in the ice to create a vivid feature in the track to guide the riders downhill and over jumps and other obstacles. In addition, the company also provided its LED-embedded gear to a rider. (image: Red Bull Crashed Ice) Osram has been an active supporter of the event. In early 2018, it equip...
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2019-02-19

Trump Administration Plans to Exempt Light Bulbs from Efficiency Standard

The Trump administration proposed to exempt some light bulbs from new efficiency standards that passed by Obama in January 2017 and many believe the plan will result in extra electricity costs for the U.S. citizen while increase greenhouse gas emission. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) planned to revise definitions of general service lamp (GSL) and general service incandescent lamp (GSIL) and other supplemental definition that adopt the green standards published by Obama. The revised definition will then remove three-way bulbs, candle-shaped bulbs used in chandel...
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2019-02-18

【TILS 2019】YAH JUANG Introduces LED Lighting Products

LED Bulb A60 LED Light Source: SMD Lamp Power(W): 9 Base Type: E27 Input Voltage(V): AC100-240V CRI (Ra>): 80 Certification: CE, EMC, Energy Star, FCC, RoHS, Dimension: 60*110mm Lamp Body Material: Aluminum + PC Colour Temperature(CCT): 3000k/6500k Super Thin Square Panel light LED Light Source: SMD Lamp Power(W): 25W Input Voltage(V): AC100-240V CRI (Ra>): 80 Certification: CE, EMC, Energy Star, FCC, RoHS, Dimension: W300*L300*H25mm Cut Out: 280*280mm Lamp B...
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2019-02-18

【TILS 2019】EASLITE - Street Light Introduction

Company Introduction: Founded in 2010, Easlite is headquartered in Taiwan. Our group operates across software, 3C hardware, mechanism, IC design and lighting industry. Easlite has a number of the protection of patents or trade secrets, with light, machine, electricity and thermal energy LED technology integration capabilities. Easlite offers not only outdoor& indoor lights, but also provide the LED lamps and complete lighting industry solution. Our mission and philosophy are Cooperation, mutual trust, co-existence, common prosperity. Easlite focus on core compet...
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2019-02-13

Improved Office Lighting at the New Microsoft Technology Center Supported by Luminis

Luminis partnered with Illuminart, a Michigan-based lighting design company, to set up lighting installation for the new Microsoft Technology Center in Detroit, USA. Microsoft has moved its regional technology and training center to downtown Detroit’s central business district. The new 45,000 square ft. (4180 square meters) space has functional rooms and common spaces. Elizabeth Williams, lighting designer at Illuminart, selected Luminis’ Syrios SY606 pendant, with both an up and downlight, as the predominant fixture throughout common spaces and corridors t...
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2019-02-11

Signify Announces Stable Progress with LED Sales Increased in 2018

Signify, the largest lighting company in the world, reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year of 2018. With increased LED-based sales, the company announced improved adjusted EBITA margin for the fourth quarter of 2018. For the fourth quarter of 2018, Signify posted a revenue of EUR 1.73 billion (US$ 1.96 billion), dropped by 8.8% YoY. The adjusted gross margin was EUR 647 million (US$731.93 million) which declined 11.6% YoY. However, the adjusted EBITA of 4Q18 grew by 3.2% YoY at 214 million. For full year of 2018, the ...
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2019-01-28

General Motors Installs more than 50,000 LED Fixtures and Save $2 Million Energy Cost

Since 2017, General Motors (GM) has begun LED lighting system replacement for its facilities all over the U.S. with the help from Current by GE. Until now, the company has installed more than 50,000 LED fixtures and is incorporating sensors and controls into the new light fixtures to create a future-proof digital ceiling to improve its intelligent infrastructure and enhancing sustainability. GM has continued to demonstrate leadership in sustainability through superior operational efficiency. In 2015, GM’s Lighting Strategy Committee began to focus on lightin...
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2019-01-28

Osram’s Digital Technology Lights up the History of St. Peter’s Basilica

St.Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City is now shines in LED lighting as Osram completed its digital lighting project of the World Heritage after 18 month of planning and the installation of a new LED lighting system. Osram said that the entire lighting concept for the project was tailor-made to highlight all the treasures of the world's most important and historic basilica. More than 780 special luminaires equipped with approximately 100,000 LEDs were used in this project. Thanks to intelligent lighting control, the lighting of the church, which covers an ar...
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2019-01-24

NEMA Issues New Roadway and Outdoor Lighting Standard Adding LED Technology

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published new guideline for outdoor luminaires and roadway and area lighting equipment with LED technology added. The NEMA LSD 80-2018 Installation Guidelines for Outdoor Luminaires—Grounding Considerations addresses the application of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC) as it pertains to the grounding of outdoor luminaires and recommends installation guidelines. New outdoor luminaries contain more electronics (e.g., LED lamps, electronic drivers, and electronic lighting ...
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2019-01-22

Zumtobel Developes Advanced LED Lighting Solution for Freiburg Town Hall in Germany

Austrian lighting group Zumtobel announced its lighting project for the new Town Hall in Freiburg, Germany. Cooperated with ingenhoven architects, Tropp Lighting Design and the City of Freiburg authorities, Zumtobel helped the building to generate more energy than it actually uses. Thanks to the project, the Freiburg Germany, an oval shape, sit-story building, has a façade with slender storey-high slats that stretch around the building. A façade with slats that are light larch wood on one side and full-scale photovoltaic panel on the other presents a stylish...
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2019-01-22

US Researcher Suggests Controlled LED Lighting Offers Potential for Social and Scientific Advances

One essential features of LED lighting is that its wavelength and intensities can be managed to meet various requirements of different applications. Jeff Tsao, a researcher of Sandia National Laboratories, believes that engineered light has great potential to improve human health and productivity. Tsao and his colleagues have published a Nature “Perspectives” article in November 2018 to illustrate the unlimited potential of LED lighting. (Image: SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES) The authors addressed that "LED lighting is o...
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2019-01-21

How to Break Through the Bottleneck of Growth for Hardware Distributors Under Great Competition

In recent years, the hardware industry has changed its past favorable conditions and is facing a series of problems including serious homogenization of products and intensified market competition and more. In other words, the development of enterprises has encountered bottlenecks. If there are no new products with competitiveness, hardware distributors will not advance but retreat, and will be gradually eliminated by the market. Two South American hardware clients of WELLMAX have faced the same problem, and fortunately, they found a way to break the predicament with //we...
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2019-01-21

【TILS 2019】BLTC Presents LED Lighting Series Products

The most convenient home monitor Use App to remote monitoring Child/elder care and security Sound and images are saved in SD card and smartphone without clouds,no information disclosure 1000lm (80W incandescent bulbs or 23W energy saving bulb) Samrt Home Lighting  We offer three different technical support of IOT Color Changing Lamp,in addition to Bluetooth,there are WIFI,Zigbee choices. Industrial Lighting Long Lifetime 50000hrs NTC Design:Available for sealed fixture 5KV Surge Protection Device(W. e...
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2019-01-16

【TILS 2019】Gencom Presents Its LED Lighting Products

Company Introduction:  We, Gencom Enterprise Co., Ltd was founded in 2007, are a manufacturer and located in Taiwan. Our main product is PIR Photo control Night light, Portable LED light, LED Flash light, LED Traffic baton, Mini Slim Inspection Work light, Camping light , Flashlight on car sun visor , LED writing board. We produced at the highest quality level with a long experience, excellent Know-how, worldwide one of the most innovative manufacture. OEM and ODM is available. https://gencom.en.taiwantrade.com/ Model: X1000 ...
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2019-01-16

【TILS 2019】Wantai Enterprise Releases LED Modern Brilliant Lantern

The Modern Brilliant Lantern Thanks to the reflection of the LED by the cylinder, the observer could see the 3D-like colorful lights by different angle of view. The Modern Brilliant Lanterns are supplied as work lamp, table lamp, bedside lamp, ceiling light, night light, wall lamp, accessory or decorative lighting. This is a new technology which provides a new choice of the modern luminaire, making daily life more comfortable and delightful. ...
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2019-01-03

【TILS 2019】Gencom Introduces Photo-Sensor USB LED Night Light

Key Features * Mini size   Use existed USB charger (adapter). * By pass (male – female USB) connector   You can also recharge USB devices while the night light is used. * Auto-on at dark by photo sensor. * For safety: You can have a dim-light at night. * Rotatable angle with C-clip: Turn light to the direction you want. * Offers 30 Lumens as a nice glow at dark room. * Mini, no radiation and power saving. * Easy to be installed and moved. * Rotatable * Indoor use * This item works great for hallways, closets, bedroom, Kitchen, Gar...
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2018-12-28

LED Light Show on Taipei 101 at New Year’s Eve

People around the world are getting ready to celebrate the coming New Year. In Taipei, Taiwan, the iconic Taipei 101 building has been a popular celebrating spot for locals and international visitors. This year, an animated LED light show will shine with the annual Taipei 101 New year's Eve fireworks. The light show will be displaying Taiwan’s attractions with nine themes, including geographical landscape and culture diversity, according to Taipei Financial Center Corp, the organizer and the skyscraper manager. (Image: Taipei 101) The LED light sh...
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2018-12-27

LED Light up 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree set up in Rockefeller Center in New York City is one of the most iconic holiday symbols for all. Each year in mid-November, a tree, usually a Norway spruce, would be erected on the Plaza following a public lighting ceremony in late November. The 2018 Christmas tree was lit up by more than 50,000 LED lights on November 28th and will keep shining until January 7th. This year, the 22 meters (72 feet) high tree was crowned with a new Swarovski Star which has 3 million crystals and 70 glass spikes. The LED backlights provide the star with a brightne...
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2018-12-24

LED Christmas Light Show on an Airplane at UK Airport

Christmas lighting has been an essential element for the holidays. This year, London Luton Airport has created a lightshow involving an airplane. To celebrate the airport’s 80th anniversary and the completion of its three year redevelopment, easyJet provided an A320 Airbus which was wrapped with vivid colored Christmas lights, creating a delightful holiday mood for the staffs and passengers. (Image: London Luton Airport) The eye-catching show used over 850,000 choreographed light sequences and 1.5 miles of LED micro bulbs with are synchronized to the sound of...
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2018-12-22

Zumtobel Opens Light Centre in Paris

Lighting supplier Zumtobel Group announced a grand opening of its new lighting center in Paris. The space is designed as an open area that invites customers to exchange and network. The Zumtobel Group opened its new Light Centre on a surface of 450m² at 10 rue d’Uzès in the 2nd arrondissement in Paris on December 13th 2018. In this new Light Centre, the Zumtobel Group showcases its broad portfolio in the field of professional lighting along with the associated services in the new premises, allowing light to be experienced in its many different fascinati...
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2018-12-21

Environmental Lights Releases Flexible Silicon LED Lighting Product

Environmental Lights launched its new line of silicone neon, ProFlex LED Neon. ProFlex LED Neon utilizes a flexible silicone housing to provide a greater level of UV protection and weather resistance than standard PVC-based neon. It is specifically designed for outdoor lighting applications. (Image: Environmental Lighting) "ProFlex LED Neon raises the bar in LED neon lighting applications," stated CEO of Environmental Lights Jamison Day. President Jordan Brooks added, "It is the ideal outdoor neon solution thanks to its durab...
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2018-12-20

Dual-Brand Strategy may be the Key to Expand the Market Share of LED Lighting in the Era of Price Competition

LED lighting industry has been in a Golden Era in recent years as the global lighting companies have poured in the ranks of LED lighting to seek a good fortune. However, opportunities always coexist with challenges: The competition of LED lighting industry is increasingly fierce, and most companies are at a loss when it comes to price competition. Some overseas clients hope to enter the high-end market to get better profits, but failed in the end due to the weakness of brand influence. One trader from South America is facing with the dilemma. At the 2017 Spring Canton ...
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2018-12-14

Dubai Framed with Signify’s LED Lighting

“The biggest picture frame on the planet”, the Dubai Frame, has been lit up with Signify. Having worked with Dubai Municipality, Signify has provided its dynamic color changing architectural lighting for the gigantic landmark in Dubai. (Image: Signify) The Dubai Frame, opened in January 2018, is an impressive 150-meter-by-93 meter rectangular structure that resembles a giant picture frame, providing a perfect vantage point for viewing the city. The unique architecture also serves as a museum and visitor center which charts the rise of the city from its origi...
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Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE

TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE