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LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER ISSUES RESPONSE TO AMA REPORT ON LED LIGHTING BY MARK REA AND MARIANA FIGUEIRO OF THE LRC

Recently the American Medical Association (AMA) has produced a document cautioning the public about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a large number of requests for an

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World’s First True Li-Fi Office to Open in Paris

Tech start-up pureLifi – based in Edinburgh, Scotland – will provide the technology and French manufacturer Lucibel will supply the LED luminaires for the ambitious installation at the headquarters of Sogeprom, the property arm of French bank Société Générale. The

Amerlux Joins Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program

Philips Lighting announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with the USA company Amerlux. The license, based on Philips Lighting’s EnabLED licensing program’s published terms and conditions, provides Amerlux with full, worldwide access to a wide range of

IES to Perform a Thorough and Reasoned Review of the AMA Report

On June 14, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced its adoption of recommendations contained in CSAPH Report 2-A-16 entitled “Human and Environmental Effects of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Community Lighting.” This report was approved as part of the AMA’s

DOE Publishes New CALiPER Snapshot on LED Downlights

Among the key findings of the new Snapshot, which is based on DOE’s LED Lighting Facts® database: • Across all products listed with LED Lighting Facts, average efficacy gains continue to track at about 10 lm/W per year. • The

NEMA Comments on American Medical Association Community Guidance

The AMA recommendation encouraging the use of 3000K correlated color temperature (CCT) or lower may compromise the ability of the lighting system to meet all critical design criteria for each unique application and is not an appropriate solution for all



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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

LSI Industries Unveils New Architectural Mirada Series Area Lights

LSI Mirada Architectural LED Area Lights + more...

Introducing the new Mirada series Area Light (XALM) by LSI. Its main strength is its industry-leading photometry through an exclusive, patent-pending optical system. Its contemporary and sleek design makes it perfect for architectural applications. Its performance is excellent, with 36,000+

Forest Lighting UniV8™ LED T8 Lamp

Forest UniV8

This universal lamp can be installed in fixtures with or without a ballast, making it ideal for retrofit applications where fluorescent systems are being upgraded to save energy and maintenance costs. Customers can elect to utilize the existing ballast with

ReFlex OLED Smartphone Enables Multitouch with Bend Input

ReFlex: Revolutionary flexible smartphone allows users to feel the buzz by bending their apps.

Revolutionary flexible smartphone allows users to feel the buzz by bending their apps. Researchers at Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab have developed the world’s first full-color, high-resolution and wireless flexible smartphone to combine multitouch with bend input. The phone, which

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

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Universal Lighting Technologies Expands LED Linear Continuum with EVERLINE LED T8 Tubes and Drivers

ULT T8

The LED T8 Tubes and Drivers are dimmable and may qualify for local utility rebates that require the retrofitted fixture to include a permanent (external) LED Driver. The LED T8 Tubes and Drivers are designed to be a step between

TCP Introduces the Allusion Line of Warm Dimming LED Lamps

Allusion

TCP’s Allusion LED products provide “incandescent-like” dimming capabilities mimicking a traditional incandescent or halogen lamp transforming from a traditional 3000 Kelvin color temperature to a warm 2000 Kelvin color temperature on a standard dimmer – all without an annoying delay

Forest Lighting Troffers – EW’s Top 10 LED Product for June

Forest troffer

Forest Lighting’s 2×2 and 2×4 LED lighting troffers now offer dimming and motion-sensing capability, making them compatible with modern lighting control systems in offices, schools and retail settings. Forest Lighting LED Troffers deliver more than 100 lumens per watt. Color

Echelon Corp. Enables the Convergence of Lighting and Building Controls with the Introduction of its BACnet Gateway for Echelon LumInsight™ Desktop

Part of the Lumewave by Echelon™ solution, LumInsight Desktop software offers a BACnet gateway to address the growing desire of enterprise facilities managers to control, manage, and monitor all their lighting devices and sensors, indoor and outdoor, in an industry

Ushio America Introduces Ubiquity™ LED T8 Direct Wire Lamps

Ushio direct wire

An energy-saving retrofit solution for F32T8 fluorescent lamps and they eliminate the need for external ballasts and LED drivers. For OEM’s and new installations all you need to do is simply connect the 120-277V line voltage directly to the tombstones.

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