Monthly Archives: November 2016

LED Linear Applications Online Course Now Available at Universal University

This course aims to provide electrical distributors an overview of the growing LED linear market, a summary of Universal’s LED linear options and a review of common commercial applications. The new Universal University course introduces students to EVERLINE LED linear

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Meet the Streetlights That Are Powered by Footsteps

A new street lighting system that harnesses energy from pedestrians’ footsteps has been installed in Las Vegas in the United States. The foot-powered fixtures were developed by EngoPlanet, a New York based start-up. The street lights are part-powered by kinetic

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Samsung Buys Harman to Counter Apple, Google in IoT Market?

Aiming to revolutionize the Internet of Things (IoT) domain, and make long-term growth in the auto technology market, Samsung has acquired car audio and electronics manufacture Harman, which is the parent company to Martin, a provider of lighting solutions. Samsung

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IEA 4E SSL’s 7 New Quality and Performance Tiers for LED Lamps

The governments of the IEA 4E SSL Annex member countries have published seven new and updated so-called quality and performance tiers for seven different LED lamps and luminaires: (1) Non-directional Lamps; (2) Directional Lamps; (3) Downlight Luminaires; (4) Linear LED

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The Era of Smart Lighting Is Coming by Alexander Slagg

You can add lighting and building management to the list of industries caught in the disruptive undertow of the Internet of Things. The combination of light-emitting diode (LED) technology and Power over Ethernet (PoE), coupled with IoT connectivity, is creating

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Top 10 LED Product Picks for October, 2016

Congratulations to the following companies for having new products selected by Electrical Wholesaling’s http://ewweb.com/ editors for this month’s Top 10 LED Product Picks: Bayco, Cree, EPCO, Ericson, Juno Lighting/Acuity, Keystone, Lighting Science, Lutron, Organic Lighting Systems and Sylvania. If you

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Trump Likely to Be a Plus for the Construction Industry

The election of Donald J. Trump appears to be a welcome development for the U.S. construction industry, according to forecasters at Dodge Data & Analytics. With his background and experience in construction and real estate development, President-elect Trump understands the

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Indian LED market to hit 32.15% CAGR in 2021

LED Lighting market is growing with a whopping CAGR of 57.31% over last five years. According to “India LED Lighting Market Outlook 2021”, India’s LED Lighting market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 32.15% over six years. LED

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Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura Upbeat about Outlook of Micro-LED, Laser Lighting, LiFi Technologies

In comparison to OLED, Micro LED does not require filters and polarizer while providing better brightness and superior energy efficiency with longer life time. Two fundamental and crucial challenges are confronting Micro LED technology. First, the size of LED chip

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Automotive Product Development Engineer (Hybrid & Electric Mobility Solutions)

Location: Troy, MI 48084 Job Category: Engineering Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers

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Director, Field Applications Group – LED Lighting

Business Development • LED Lighting • Field Applications Engineer/FAE • Leadership Position This position calls for a strong consultative sales expert, who will strategically plan, develop and drive new business opportunities, nationwide. You will be the primary point of contact

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The Past, the Present and the Future by Bill Attardi

This blog is an attempt to pull together an understanding of the transition taking place from the Traditional Lighting industry (the Past), to the Smart Lighting industry (the Present) to the Intelligent Lighting industry (the Future). Your comments are welcome…..

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Lighting Controls Association Adds New Course to Education Express

EE303: Tunable-White Lighting. LED lighting technology promises many benefits, one of which is practical color output tuning. Popular approaches include full-range, dim-to-warm and white light tuning. Authored by Craig DiLouie, LC, EE303 covers tunable-white lighting technology and application. Students learn

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10 US Cities Join NEMA Project to Reduce Energy Waste in Buildings

Ten more US cities have committed to reduce energy waste in buildings by joining the City Energy Project, a joint venture of the Institute for Market Transformation and Natural Resources Defense Council. NEMA encourages communities to implement building energy benchmarking

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Energy Star Extension of Deadline for Stakeholder Review of Use of LM-80

Document in response to stakeholder request, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the comment deadline for the ENERGY STAR Requirements for the Use of LM-80 Data to Friday, December 9, 2016. The document, along with an accompanying cover

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Germany’s Major Labor Union to Prevent Chinese Takeover of Osram

Germany’s biggest labor union IG Metall has announced that it will block every attempt of the Chinese investors to takeover leading lighting player Osram. This indicates the increasing counter-attack against Chinese participation in Germany’s high-tech sector. The union believed that

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Pact Puts Circadian Lighting on the Buying List for Thousands of US Healthcare Providers

Lighting Science strikes three-year deal with hospital products facilitator Vizient for human centric and other LED lighting products. Irving, Texas-based Vizient Inc. facilitates purchases of about $100 billion worth of goods annually for members including the country’s top hospitals such

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Towering PoE: Philips, Cisco Wire Madrid Skyscraper with IoT Lighting

In one of the largest known installations yet of Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting, Philips and Cisco are wiring the 400-ft Torre Europa in Madrid’s financial district with the smart LED technology. Philips said it has equipped 14 of the skyscraper’s 32

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NASCAR Track Debuts Lights with LEDs

One of the oldest race tracks on the NASCAR schedule — and one without any lights for racing — is taking a major step by becoming the first major motorsports facility to install LED lighting. International Speedway Corporation (ISC), which

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McDonalds Measures Power with Current, Powered by GE

Current, Powered by GE today introduced a new digital energy management solution for commercial and industrial facilities. The new tool, which is built on Predix*, GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, is already being used by national customers including

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