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ARLINGTON, Va. & MORGES, Switzerland — Power management company Eaton and The AES Corporation, through its subsidiary, AES Energy Storage, announced the signing of an alliance agreement under which Eaton will offer AES’ Advancion® energy storage platform as the core of its grid-scale,

The Lux Two-Minute Explainer: Li-fi

Li-fi can perform around 100 times faster than wi-fi, which would mean you could download the entire set of Star Wars movies in around one second. Li-fi is a way of transmitting data to devices such as smart phones using

DOE Report 23: Photometric Testing of White Tunable LED Luminaires

The US DOE has published a caliper snapshot report that finds only meager progress in LED-based MR16 lamps over the course of two years since the agency last published a similar report. New products have improved color rendering but generally

Apple Set to Add Li-Fi Capability to iPhone

Apple looks set to include a li-fi capability in future versions of the iPhone, meaning it can access high-speed data using lighting. The backing of a tech giant like Apple would transform the technology from scientific curiosity into a mainstream

Osram Supplies Laser Headlight Modules to BMW

Following on from the BMW i8, the BMW 7 Series is another range of models from the Munich car manufacturer that Osram is now equipping with a laser module for the headlights. Laser lights are the next stage in automotive

Product Showcase


Watch LG’s Super Bowl Spot Introducing the ‘Future of TV’

LG is using its first Super Bowl commercial to introduce people to a new era of TV with the debut of its LG Signature OLED TV set. Liam Neeson stars as the Man of the Future who has come to

GE’s Intelligent Streetlight Comes to NYC

GE's Intelligent Streetlight Comes to NYC | Current, powered by GE

Watch the video… Connecting a city to the Industrial Internet drives the change that can help turn challenges into opportunities. From parking optimization to more efficient emergency responses and more, the possibilities are endless. Imagine if your street light could

The Smart Ario Lamp Will Keep Your Brain On Schedule and Make Your Day


Watch the video… According to Ario, our daily light exposure has serious implications for “sleep, mood, immune system, weight management, and overall well-being.” Basically, certain light temperatures trigger our brains to release certain hormones — a cool biological trick that

Acuity Brands Mainstream Dynamic

Acuity Brands Mainstream Dynamic

Watch the video… A simplified, holistic dynamic solution that brings features once reserved for theatrical and architainment lighting to mainstream applications. This new Mainstream Dynamic system integrates exciting dynamic features with traditional forms and scalable control networks, enabling designers and

Apple’s New $5 Billion Headquarters In Cupertino, CA

Apple's New Headquarters  in Cupertino

Watch the video… One of the most interesting construction projects now underway. Designed by Foster + Partners, the new campus is scheduled to open in 2016 and includes many state-of-the-art green technologies (LED Lighting I would guess). This video was

Product Promotions


Green Creative New T5 24W HO 4 FT DIR Lamp


This Green Creative TITANIUM LED SERIES T5 Tube has been designed and engineered for demanding commercial applications. This plug and play direct replacement tube is compatible with Instant Start and Programmed Start Ballasts and requires no rewiring during installation. This

Terralux Unveils New LED Light Engine Series for OEM and Retrofit Wall Sconces


SR308 and SR312 series products are an easy-to-install LED upgrade for use in commercial wall sconces. They are a UL recognized component (UL 8750), making them suitable for use in new fixtures by OEM lighting fixture manufacturers. They are also

USAI Lighting Earns Triple Honors in 2015 IES Progress Report

The IES Progress Report is designed to monitor advancements and achievements in the art and science space throughout the world. • Bevel 5.0: http://www.usailighting.com/max-output-50 BeveLED 5.0 Max Output Recessed Adjustable is the first LED fixture with a 10o beam delivering

ComfyLight – The Learning Light That Protects Your Home


The bulb houses a motion detector; it flashes if it detects a break-in; and it turns on and off throughout the day to mimic your normal routines. ComfyLight is the first light bulb that is able to learn how you

Transcend Lighting T5 High Output LED Tube


The LED is a direct replacement for 54 watt fluorescent T5 lamps without any re-wiring. Simply plug-and-play. A custom phosphor mix applied on LEDs delivers spectral power distributions matched to specific plant types and stages of plant growth while also

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