Monthly Archives: October 2017

Cnet Iphone X Review: Day One With Face ID and Animojis

Face ID, the edge-to-edge OLED screen and life with no home button. This week we’re collecting all we learn about the iPhone X right here: https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-x-review-day-one/ The iPhone X feels like a concept car, or a secret project. That’s because

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UK to Trial Mesh Sensor System with LED Streetlighting to Make It Smart Lighting

With councils in UK facing challenges with large-scale budget cuts, they are considering using a mesh sensor system, that can be installed in the existing streetlights, to reduce costs. UK is expected to turn into a full-fledged smart city within

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Human-Centric Office Lighting ‘Boosts Productivity’

The installation of ‘human-centric’ lighting at the office of the property company CBRE has boosted productivity by 18 per cent, results of an experiment show. Additionally, work accuracy improved by 12 per cent, 76 per cent of employees reported feeling

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AD Reports Record Breaking Member Sales of $10.2 Billion in Q3

AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying / marketing group, reported sales for all AD members, across twelve AD Divisions and three countries hit a new record during the third quarter of 2017 of $10.2 Billion. Through the first

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Acuity Teams with Indoor Mapping Firm That Has Big Airport Presence

Another day, another matchup between a lighting company and an IT firm in an effort to turn lighting infrastructure into intelligent data networks. This time, LED lighting stalwart Acuity Brands has teamed with LocusLabs, an indoor mapping software specialist which

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Philips Gearing Up to Tap LED Street Lighting Market in India

Philips is developing a range of LED street lighting products to suit the requirements of the Indian street lighting market. It is also planning to increase its presence in India in the lighting space and create more awareness about LED

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IF YOU ARE IN THE LIGHTING MAINTENANCE BUSINESS…IT’S OVER BY BILL ATTARDI

As we say in Joisey, fuggeddabouddit! That does not mean your customers don’t need lighting maintenance. It’s just taking on a new dimension. Let me explain… As we all know and are experiencing in dramatic ways, the lighting industry is

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Thorn Lighting to Provide 100,000 LED Fixtures for Mass Transit Project in Singapore

Thorn Lighting has won a major lighting contract for Singapore’s Thomson-East Coast Line, a 26-mile long mass transit project that will be completely underground, utilize driverless trains and give commuters at 31 stations access to Singapore’s mass transit system. The

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Philips Lighting and Vodafone IoT Partner to Improve the Way Cities Function

Philips Lighting has partnered with Vodafone IoT to provide customers with scalable M2M connectivity for connected lighting and beyond. Connected light points throughout the city can be monitored and controlled using Vodafone’s IoT connectivity and existing cellular network infrastructure. Watch

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White Paper – Serviceable Luminaires in a Circular Economy by LightingEurope

Members have a long experience in dealing with aspects related to the circular economy. The industry has a solid track record in the areas of recycling, management of hazardous substances, improving efficiency and replacement of failing components for repair purposes.

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DOE Announces FY 2018 SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science published the Fiscal Year 2018 Phase I, Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on October 17, 2017, for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.

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Chinese LED Chip Suppliers to Represent 54% of Global Production Capacity in 2017

During 2017, global LED chip production capacity was on an expension phase, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. According to the report, this surge in capacity for LED chips is due to the rising demand from Chinese LED package

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Nichia Remained Revenue Leader in China’s LED Package Market for 2016

Steady growth in the LED lighting market supported the capacity expansion efforts of LED chip and package industries in 2016, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Furthermore, the annual revenue of China’s LED package market grew by 6% for 2016

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Top Six Trend in LED Chip and Package Industry in China in 2017

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017 Chinese LED Chip and Package Industry Market Report, Chinese LED package market scale in 2016 reached RMB 58.9 billion, went up by 6% YoY,

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IES Research Symposium 2018 Call for Posters

How does light during the day and night affect our circadian, biological, and behavioral responses? At the 2018 IES Research Symposium, Light + Human Health, we will hear the latest research and consider how this research might affect current and

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ConTech Lighting, a Leviton Company, Introduces the New Champion High Bay (CHB) Series

The CHB LED Pendants delivering up to 28,500 Lumens is ideal for high ceiling applications such as warehouses, large retail environments, storage facilities, and sports arenas, and is available in two wattage packages: 200W/22,000 Lumens and 240W/28,500 Lumens. Utilizing custom

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30 Ways IoT Lighting Can Solve Everyday Problems by Ray Molony

The next revolution in lighting is luminaires connected to the ‘Internet of Things’. So what are the benefits? Click on the top 30 killer capabilities of IoT lights from the real world by application… http://luxreview.com/article/2017/10/30-ways-iot-lighting-can-solve-everyday-problems • Retail • Healthcare •

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Li-Fi Firms Gather to Unveil First Lights at LuxLive

Innovations from the top three firms PureLiFi, Linmore and Lucibel – including, for the first time, Li-Fi-enabled battens and downlights – will be unveiled at the event, marking LiFi’s global commercial debut. PureLiFi and Lucibel will introduce their joint-venture Ores

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Cree CEO Lights Up Stock On Possible Turnaround Plans

CREE shares surged by double digits Wednesday 10/180 as its new chief executive fired up the LED lighting company’s stock by indicating to analysts that a new strategic plan may be coming in a few months. Cree shares initially fell

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Gooee Gives Equity Share To Cloud Software Partner, Launches ‘Lighting As A Host’

Gooee has enhanced its data analytics capabilities through a deal that gives its cloud computing partner Evrythng an equity share in the firm, a seat on the board, and that gives Gooee greater access to Evrythng’s software. Gooee has been

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