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Dawn De Grazio Appointed IES Technical Editor

Congratulations Dawn…The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) has announced and will welcome Dawn De Grazio, MIES, LC as Technical Editor, effective October 3, 2016. This newly created staff position then will include editing IES standards, documents, articles and

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City of LA and Philips Lighting Pilot New Pathway to Smart City Utilizing Connected Street Lighting Infrastructure

Philips Lighting has announced that the City of Los Angeles is embarking on a new pilot project to expand its smart city capabilities designed to help improve public safety and support city services for residents, visitors and local businesses. By

Warsaw Spire Illuminates Polish Capital with 80,000 New LED Lights

With over 88,000 LED light points installed on the 220-meter tall skyscraper, it is the largest installation of Philips Color Kinetics technology in Central Eastern Europe. The entire façade is bathed in dynamic LED lighting and also incorporates two LED

Five Ways Apple’s Home App Will Change the Way You Light Your House

HomeKit, Apple’s original answer to the smart-home revolution was a humble platform that ran behind the scenes on your handset, acting as a base for third-party smart-home apps. This lack of a unified approach was not popular, but Apple is

DOE 2016 SSL Technology Development Workshop

Denver, CO November 16–17, 2016. Agenda Spotlight — The Rise of TLEDs: What Have We Learned? Linear LED lamps, or TLEDs, are now 6.9% of the market and growing in popularity, particularly in retrofit applications. Now that we have large-scale

Philips Adds Huawei as an IoT Partner for Hue Smart Bulbs

Philips Lighting expanded its Internet of Things (IoT) universe for the home, making its Hue smart bulbs compatible with an IoT system provided by Chinese information technology networking giant Huawei. By combining forces, users can control Hue smart lamps using

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TM-30 BASICS with Michael Royer of PNNL

TM-30 BASICS with Michael Royer of PNNL

IES TM-30-15 is a new system of several related measures and graphics that can be used together to effectively evaluate and communicate a light source’s color rendering properties. The development of the method involved synthesizing multiple related research efforts and

Philips Lighting Launches Indoor, Tunable-White LED Lighting Platform

Philips Lighting "Tunable White Solutions"

Six major luminaire series from various Philips Lighting brands offer support for the new tunable-white SSL platform that relies on the company’s Dynalite network control platform. Philips Lighting has announced what it is simplistically calling the Philips Tunable White System,

The Best Smart Lights You Can Buy by The Verge

The best smart lights you can buy

Smart home gadgets can make your life way more convenient. The trouble is, a lot of them aren’t very good — and they can become more of a headache than a convenience. That’s particularly true for smart lighting. If you

Connected Lighting Systems from Philips

Retail segment - Part 1

In this video (Part 1; Part 2 is on VLC; Part 3 is on SDK), you will learn how a shopper experience can be improved by lighting systems in the retail segment. It adds a whole new level of responsiveness

Superyacht Maker Unveils Dynamic Lighting

Video: Superyacht maker unveils dynamic lighting

A dramatic exterior lighting treatment – designed by Temeloy Advanced Lighting Design – has been unveiled for the 90m Moonstone yacht by Oceanco. Unveiled at the Dubai Boat Show, the extraordinary yacht Moonstone is the brainchild of Amsterdam-based boat specialist

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Arrow Electronics Microchip 8-bit and 32-bit MCUs are Both Designed for Modern IoT


Designers of modern IoT applications now must contend with calls for increasingly complex functionality, including rich interaction and display, varied input options, and faster performance and responsiveness. Similarly, IoT applications are calling for more rugged solutions, like sensor based measurement

Orion Launches ISON Class Gen III High Bay, Highest Performing LED High Bay Fixture


Orion Energy Systems have eclipsed the 200 lumens per watt (LPW) barrier with the third generation ISO class LED high bay fixture (HBIF3) that now delivers over 214 LPW. The third generation ISO class high bay is the highest performing

A.L.P. Introduces the Sentry Elite™ Durable Vapor Tight LED Fixture Kit for Harsh Environments


The design of this LED gasketed enclosure kit capitalizes on decades of expertise that A.L.P. gained as a market leader in vapor tight fixture kits. As a result, Sentry Elite includes the advanced updates and innovative features that customers demand,

Terralux New DRVH LED Retrofit Kit for HID Commercial Downlights


The DRVH is an easy to-install, high output LED upgrade for 8 to 12 commercial downlights that utilize vertically mounted CFL or HID bulbs. The DRVH is a high output retrofit kit, designed to replace up to a 175 watt

A.L.P.’S Reflek® Brand Introduces New, Cost Effective, Low Profile, and Adaptable Reflectors


The new AL16 and AL22 high bay reflectors, made of spun, anodized aluminum expands high bay reflector series with aluminum options. These cost efficient reflectors feature a flat top so that they can adapt to most LED Pod fixtures without

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