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Within the Next 20 Years We Will Be Living in a Different World! And You Thought It Was Just in Lighting

An interesting talk by the Managing Director of Daimler Benz – a bit mind-blowing really. There have always been the same 3 constants… Death, Taxes and CHANGE! Our competitors are no longer other car companies but Tesla (obvious), Google, Apple,

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Connected Lighting Boosts Sales at Guess

Sales at stores of the American fashion brand Guess in Switzerland have been boosted by its connected lighting, the suppliers have claimed. Sophisticated internet-connected lights are engaging customers and coaxing them into spending more with offers and discounts. Bluetooth beacons

What the iPhone X Means for LED Industry

Apple’s product launch event on 12th Sep. truly went with a bang at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino. It by turns introduced Apple Watch Series 3, 4K Apple TV, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and, finally, the long-awaited iPhone

LG and Samsung Invest €25 Million in Cynora

German company Cynora, a leading provider of highly efficient organic emitter materials for OLEDs, announced that the two Korean tech giants have decided to support Cynora on its way to becoming a major player for OLED emitting materials. Cynora is

Street Lighting Key to Ambitious $126 Million Smart City Scheme in Dijon

Dijon, famous for zesty mustard, is now spreading something else with vim and vigor: smart city technology. The Burgundy city in eastern France is joining with neighboring towns on a €105 million ($126 million) information technology project intended to improve

10 European Cities Team Up To Test IoT Lighting

Aarhus, Amsterdam, Aberdeen, Bergen, Bradford, Dordrecht, Ghent, Gothenberg and Hamburg will share the learnings from trials which they hope will cut their costs by 10 per cent. The first experiment will be the installation of smart sensors in dustbins so



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Verizon Intelligent Lighting Solutions: Smart Street Lighting System

Through the power of the ThingSpace platform, Verizon is creating a digital infrastructure for smarter city services and revenue generation opportunities. Smart lighting can become a central point of technology for other IoT solutions. This video shows current and planned

Mark Gungor: MEN’S BRAINS VS WOMEN’S BRAINS

Want to laugh a little? Take a break from what you are doing and listen to Pastor Mark Gungor explain how the brain works, for men and for women. Enjoy! https://markgungor.com/

LiFi – Lighting Up The Digital Highway System

Using light to send digital data is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi. The potential for this high-speed technology to change everything about the way we use the internet, and send and receive data is huge. Check out this video. LED

Sync Nanoleaf’s LED Panels to Music with the Aurora Rhythm

The Aurora Rhythm module is a small plug-in device that can connect to any Nanoleaf LED panel. Complete with an integrated sound sensor, the Rhythm is supposed to be able to detect “beats, sounds and melodies” and display them visually

Installation: InstantFit LED Lamps w/ EasySmart & Lumina RF Wireless Controls

Convert to LED and retrofit spaces with multi-zone controls using Philips EasySmart lamps and Leviton Lumina RF wireless controls. Easy installation steps include simply replacing lamps in existing fixtures, replacing the wall switch and configuring the system with the Leviton

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Focal Point Announces a New Approach to Connected LED Luminaires

The Internet of Things (IoT) has enabled a synergy between luminaires and controls like never before. Lighting control systems now integrate with whole building management systems and leverage the electrical power and ubiquitous presence of lighting to collect data for

Targetti Expands STORE Lighting Series

The STORE Projector is a track mounted luminaire that features a 120V non-dimmable, phase dimmable and 0-10V dimmable 3+1 circuit Nordic Pulse Track, in which the luminaire can be vertically adjusted from 0º to 90º and horizontally up to 355º

Active Grow SG300 LED Grow Light is the First to Receive the ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification

Active Grow’s Sweet Grass Series™ 300W LED Grow Light is the first to receive the new ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification from Intertek. Intertek has recognized the Active Grow SG300 LED grow light as a significant development in horticultural lighting technology,

Osram Presents Innovative SMARTRIX Modules

New LED modules developed by Osram combine multiple emitters with silicone optics and driver electronics that deliver adaptive drive beam technology for automotive headlamps. Matrix headlights provide ideal visibility at night and poor weather conditions. The smart distribution of light

TOPAZ OFFERS NEW LOW PROFILE FLOOD LIGHTS

Topaz Lighting and Electrical introduces new Low Profile Flood Lights, the ideal solution for landscape lighting and bright enough to illuminate building facades. Their built-to-last, die-cast aluminum construction and UV stabilized powder coat bronze finish, these fixtures withstand inclement weather