Monthly Archives: September 2017

Meet The 10 Disruptors Transforming Lighting

Here they are…the key individuals driving the industry into a brave new world of digital, connected lighting. These visionary men and women are bringing rapid and radical change to a sector that’s more used to long product cycles and traditional

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Massachusetts Still Tops State Energy Efficiency Ranking

The 11th annual report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) shows which states are doing the best on energy efficiency — a critical tool for withstanding and recovering from storms and economic shocks. Massachusetts broke its 2016

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$4 Billon LED Lighting Module Market to Grow More Than Triple by 2022

The LED lighting module industry is showing the emergence of innovative functions and the introduction of new market segments including automotive, smart lighting and horticultural markets. In this context, Yole Développement (Yole) estimates the market and presents its vision of

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Circadian Stimulus Calculator

Biological rhythms that repeat approximately every 24 hours are called circadian rhythms. Light is the main stimulus that helps the circadian clock. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) has released a new version of its CS calculator with more robust and

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Everlight Introduces Infrared LED for Iris Recognition

Taiwan-based LED producer Everlight Electronics Co., LTD. launched the NIR-C19M series with a wavelength of 810nm. According to the company, the NIR-C19M produces the clearest contrast effect for reading the pattern of the iris. The company says that with the

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Cree Names Gregg Lowe CEO to Replace Chuck Swoboda

Cree has announced that Gregg Lowe will take the position of president and CEO of the company effective September 27, ending the long-time reign of Chuck Swoboda who guided the company’s total focus on LED usage in general illumination applications.

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EW’s Top 10 LED Picks for August 2017

Congratulations to the product development teams from Nora Lighting, Sylvania Lighting, Forest Lighting, WAC Lighting, Shat-R-Shield, Elemental LED, Nora Lighting, Modern Forms, Acclaim Lighting and Legrand. If you have a new product that you would like considered for our monthly

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DOE’s SSL Technology R&D Workshop November 8, 2017 | Portland, Oregon

The rapid rise of LED lighting makes it easy to forget that today’s lighting revolution is just getting started. As industry innovators continue to explore the untapped potential of LED lighting, new opportunities to manipulate and control the spectrum, intensity,

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ABB to Acquire GE Industrial Solutions for $2.6 Billion

The release said, “GE Industrial Solutions is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and has about 13,500 employees around the world. In 2016, GE Industrial Solutions had revenues of approximately $2.7 billion. … As part of the transaction and overall value creation,

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MaxLite releases 40W LED Area Lamp for outdoor luminaires replacing 175W MH

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (September 21, 2017) – MaxLite introduces the 40-watt LED Area Lamp as an energy-efficient replacement for 175-watt metal halide bulbs in outdoor luminaires.   The lamp is an easy and economical retrofit for pole and surface mounted

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Lifx Unveils Three New Mini Smart Bulbs That Work with Siri

It’s called Lifx Mini, and it comes in three varieties: a fully color-changing bulb for $45, a color-tunable, white light bulb for $30, and a fixed white light bulb at 2,700K for $25. As the name suggests, each Mini bulb

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Apple’s iPhone X: New Smartphone Pushes Boundaries of Camera and Sensor Technology

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Apple unveiled its new flagship model for the iPhone called the iPhone X on Sept. 12 in its new Cupertino headquarters Here’s a quick rundown on the game-changing innovations: https://biztechmagazine.com/ 1)

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SSL Manufacturing Is Traveling Back to the US by Matt John

Is lighting manufacturing moving away from its traditional base in China? This question has been a hot topic for as long I can remember. China is not ready to relinquish the manufacturing throne just yet. The nation has massive production

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After Three Decades, OLED Technology Continues to Evolve by Sri Peruvemba

Many of us tend to think of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) as “new” technology, compared to LEDs, liquid-crystal displays (LCDs), and other display solutions. The fact is that more than 30 years have passed since the emergence of the first

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Utility Rebates for Networked Lighting Controls by Craig DiLouie

In May 2016, the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) released V.1.0 of its Networked Lighting Control Systems Specification, which formed the basis of a new Qualified Lighting Products List (QPL). As of August 2017, more than 20 utilities and energy efficiency programs

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Grow Light Market Size Worth $8.64 Billion by 2025

The global grow light market is anticipated to reach $8.64 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 14.1%, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The increased use of vertical farming and indoor cultivation, for producing

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GE Sol Lamp with Alexa Now Available

Sol, which gets its namesake from the circular shape and illumination of the sun, combines functional illumination, visual indicators for everyday tasks, sleep-based light and all the skills you’d find in an Amazon Alexa product in a contemporary table lamp

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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

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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

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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

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