LEDvance Rolls Out Voice-Controlled Filament Bulbs in Europe

LEDvance, which is believed to be the only provider of voice-dimmable filament LED lamps that work with Apple gear, is now launching the concept in Europe, after having first rolled it out in North America early this year. Germany-based LEDvance

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Global Human Centric Lighting Market – Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2024

The evolution of smart technology has considerably changed the overall lighting industry in terms of energy and money saving and has improved the safety norms for the convenience of the users. Human Centric Lighting (HCL) is a lighting solution intended

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Welcome to Their World by Scott Ziegenfus

Insert the term “intelligent building” into a Google search and you’ll receive more than 746,000 results. There’s no shortage of opinions, reports and forecasts on the promise of using a single infrastructure between building systems to save on resources and

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Lighting Vendors Should Target IT Departments More Than Facilities Managers by Mark Halper

As the lighting industry attempts to morph from its conventional role of illumination and become more of a provider of smart networks that collect data through chips and sensors embedded in the lighting infrastructure, it should focus its sales efforts

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Witchita Falls, TX to Finish Streetlight Upgrade

The city of Witchita Falls, Texas plans to complete its switch to LED street lights that it started about 10 years ago, according to an article in the Times Record News. And the Witchita Falls city council approved the $2.8

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Iran and China Build Joint LED Lamps Plant

With the cooperation of with Chinese investors, Iran plans to build a LED lamps plant in Ardabil Province in Iran. The new plant will provide employment opportunities for local people and it is expected to produce nearly 12,500 LED lamps

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Nichia Ready to Mass Produce Mini LED and Preparing Micro LED for 2022

LED makers have been announcing their progress of Mini LED before reaching the final goal, Micro LED. Nichia, the Japanese LED giant, reported that it has completed the development process of Mini LED and is ready to mass produce related

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Intelligent Automotive Lighting Market Gets Boost as Joint Venture Begins Operations

Osram reported, that the OSRAM Continental GmbH joint venture, set up by the two technology companies Continental AG and Osram, is up and running. This official start of the business as planned for the second half of 2018, follows the

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Samsung Smart Lighting: Inserting New-Age Efficiency into the World of Smart Luminaires

Samsung smart lighting enables consumers, retailers and utility management teams to help create the desired ambiance in adapting to a user’s mood – almost instantly, while maximizing energy efficiency. It includes automated controls to simplify the environmental settings for places

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Smart Lighting Market to Grow at 20 Percent CAGR from 2018 to 2024

According to a recently released research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Global Market Insights, Inc, the Smart Lighting Market will exceed US $24 billion by 2024. The smart lighting market growth is attributed to worldwide initiatives

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Signify Brings Philips Brand Solar Lighting to Off-Grid Portions of World

After an initial product launch in India earlier this year, Signify is now offering Philips SunStay, an integrated solar street light, and Philips LifeLight, an innovative solar lantern, in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Vietnam and on the

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Siemens Re-Enters the Lighting Business, Via the IoT

Five years after spinning off its Osram lighting subsidiary and thereby dumping its bulb baggage, Siemens AG is back in the lighting business. This time, however, there isn’t a light bulb in sight, at least not as a revenue driver.

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NAILD Podcast #32 Illumigeddon Meets The Matrix by Chris Brown

Sponsored by LumaNEXT Lighting industry veteran Chris Brown coined the term Illumigeddon several years ago and met up with Get A Grip to discuss where we are headed. Ilumigeddon has turned into Illumitunity as long as you can work your

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GE Strips Current of Broad Energy Duties

In a slow fizzle, no more solar panels, EV charging, or energy storage. But still plenty of smart stuff in a back-to-the-future return to a lighting-centric business. GE had for a while separated smart LED lighting from conventional, non-LED lighting,

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New NEMA Framework Predicts Energy Savings from Lighting Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LSD 79-2018 Predicted Energy Savings from Lighting Systems, a new white paper that includes a framework used to gauge the effectiveness of different lighting control methods. “While the potential to save energy

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Cree’s New LED Is Its Most Basic Bulb Ever

Cree’s newest flagship bulb, a 60-watt replacement LED that sells in a two-pack at Home Depot for about $8, is its most affordable yet. Cree got there by borrowing a page from the bargain bulb playbook and going with a

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Osram Demonstrates Human Centric Lighting Technology at Boston TechJam

The eyewear displayed was the version Osram provided for the German ski team in the 2018 Winter Olympic Game in Pyeongchang. Attendees of the event could try on the eyewear and experience the light shift with varying color temperature and

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Atlanta Braves New Network Transforms Its Business

On April 14, 2017, the Atlanta Braves opened their home schedule at SunTrust Park, the centerpiece of a $1.1 billion megaproject that was years in the making and included the stadium and a large mixed-use development called the Battery Atlanta.

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New LED Vapor Tight Slim Strip Lights from Litetronics

Litetronics introduces its new LED Vapor Tight Slim Strip Lights, a family of uniquely rugged and low-profile fixtures that are ideal for space-constrained industrial applications requiring a durable and energy-efficient solution. Available in 4’ and 8’ versions that consume 30

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10 Reasons the Future of Lighting Is DC Grids

There are a host of factors driving local – and regional – electricity distribution towards direct current, and with lighting installations going all LED, it’s time the lighting industry began supporting it. Here’s 10 reasons why it makes sense: 1)

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