Zigbee Alliance and Thread Group Bring Dotdot Specification to Thread IP Network

The Zigbee Alliance and Thread Group reported the availability of the Dotdot specification over Thread’s IP network. The Zigbee Alliance is a foundation devoted to the establishment of wireless open standards for Internet of Things devices and networks. The alliance

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Ellis and Solomon Yan to Regain Control of TCP; Merger Announced

TCP International Holdings, Ltd. (TCP) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which, and subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein, a group controlled by Ellis Yan and Solomon Yan will acquire

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Global LED Bulb Prices Were Stable in November 2017

According to LEDinside report, the global ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED bulb was US$ 6.2, a slight increase of 0.5%. The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED bulb increased slightly by 0.2% to US$7.4. Japan saw significant price slide while

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NEMA and Industrial Internet Consortium Announce Liaison

NEMA and IIC have agreed to enter a formal liaison to advance the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). A liaison relationship fosters common understanding of new technologies for the digital economy. IIC is the world’s leading membership program transforming business

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UV Power Research Project is Working on LED-replacements for Conventional UV Light Sources

Since February 2017, a total of five research institutes and companies have been working on “UV Power”, a collaborative project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The partners have made it their goal to provide

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LG Display’s Massive Surge in OLED Light Panel Production

LG Display announced that the company started mass production at its new Gen 5 OLED light panel production line in Gumi, Korea and launched its new OLED light brand, Luflex. With these moves, the company will lead the lighting market,

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GE to Cut 12,000 Jobs in Electrical Power Division

The jobs are in the electrical power division, which makes the giant turbines and generators that the company estimates provide about one-third of the electricity produced around the world. GE is by far the worst-performing stock in the Dow this

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Amy Huntington Departs Philips Lighting http://www.edisonreport.net/lighting-industry-news/amy-huntington-departs-philips-lighting/ Daniel Castillo and Keith Eagle Out at Cree http://www.edisonreport.net/lighting-industry-news/daniel-castillo-and-keith-eagle-out-cree/

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Strategies in Light 2018

February 13 – 15, 2018 – LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, LONG BEACH, CA – The lighting industry has been steadily marching beyond the LED component to the capabilities of digitally-controllable solid-state lighting (SSL), which can now be connected to other

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Zumtobel Supplies Lighting Solution for Oslo Airport with 21,200 LED Luminaires

The international lighting group Zumtobel Group has equipped the new terminal at Oslo’s airport with a modern lighting solution. Within the scope of the project, more than 21,200 Zumtobel and Thorn brand LED luminaires with Tridonic technology inside were installed.

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Electricity Prices Plummet as Gas, Wind Gain Traction and Demand Stalls

The rapid rise of wind and natural gas as sources of electricity is roiling U.S. power markets, forcing more companies to close older generating plants. Wholesale electricity prices are falling near historic lows in parts of the country with competitive

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Eaton and Miami Dolphins Hold Essay Contest

The Miami Dolphins football organization and power management company Eaton announced a community initiative called “Light Like the Pros”. The initiative will award one deserving Miami-Dade or Broward County high school a free Ephesus LED sports lighting system valued at

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Future Foldable iPhone May Use Micro-LED Display

The US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application related to Apple’s future foldable iPhone. The application mentions that Apple has included micro-LED in its iPhone as one of the display materials for the model and liquid metal

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Osram Opens $440M Malaysian Plant Amid World’s Widening Clamor for LED Chips

The German giant banks on global “digitization” that it says will require optical diodes serving as sensors and light sources in everything from humans to cars to general illumination. With its eyes bulging on an increasingly digitized world that it

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Feilo Sylvania Opens Two Innovation Centers

Two months after relocating headquarters from London to Budapest, Feilo Sylvania has fortified its smart lighting push with two new innovation centers. The centers are an integral part of a smart lighting group that forms one of four new pillars

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LEDs, ‘Making Light Pollution Worse’

The transition from sodium to LED exterior lighting over recent years appears to have made global light pollution worse not better, scientists have reported. A team of researchers who studied Nasa images say that in the last four years the

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Spain’s Guadalajara Connects 12,000 New Philips LED Street Lights to a Web Browser

It’s smart lights now, smart city later for Guadalajara, Spain. The small city about 40 miles northeast of Madrid has installed 12,000 Philips LED street lights and connected them to Philips’ CityTouch management software to allow remote monitoring and management

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Philips Lighting Delivers 1 Billion LED Lights as Part of Global Lighting Challenge

Philips Lighting has delivered one billion LED lamps and luminaires as part of its commitment to the ‘Global Lighting Challenge’, the Clean Energy Ministerial campaign to deploy ten billion high-efficiency light points to improve energy efficiency around the world. In

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LG Display to Shut Down LCD Plants and Prioritize OLED

Vice Chairman of Korean panel maker LG Display (LGD) Sang-Beom Han announced in July that by the end of 2017, LCD panel Fab P2, P3, and P4 in Gumi would be shut down. Fab P4 is officially closed. Sources pointed

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House Proposal Would Shift Energy Star to DOE

Responsibility for the Energy Star program would shift from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the U.S. Department of Energy under a proposed bill, which would also make significant changes in the process of setting Energy Star specifications. The measure

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