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Mandalay Bay Convention Center Taps Wireless Lighting Controls Across 1 Million ft2

In a lighting now and maybe data later deal, Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center has tapped GE’s Current division for a wireless control system that allows fine tuning of 1600 luminaires across the expansive 1 million ft2 of exhibition

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EW’s Top 10 Product Picks for July, 2018

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from CBS ArcSafe, Klein Tools, Lighting Science, Litetronics, Lumastream, LumenFocus, MaxLite, Stahlin Enclosures, WAC Lighting and Wiegmann/Hubbell for having their products selected for this month EW’s Top 10 Product Picks. If you

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Webcast: Full-Spectrum LEDS and Indoor Daylight Support for Health and Wellbeing

September 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM CDT / 9:00 AM PDT / 4:00 PM GMT Dr. Octavio L. Pérez holds a PhD in multidisciplinary science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY, USA. His field of

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Switch On to LED Lightbulbs Before September’s Halogen Ban

From the end of this month halogen lightbulbs are to be removed from the market across Europe, with households expected to switch to LED lights. According to Philips, the average UK household has 10 halogen bulbs and uses them for

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MIT Develops Method to Weave LED into Textile for Smart Clothes

A research team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has produced a fiber-based “soft hardware” with embedded LED and diode photodetectors which can be used to make clothes. In this research, tiny LEDs were added to the preform to produce

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LED Lighting Pioneer Accuses Employee of Stealing Secrets Worth More Than $100M

An attempted theft at Durham manufacturer Cree in May could have given “a competitor or foreign entity” copies of 32,000 files that covered virtually all there is to know about something the company’s been working on for 30 years, a

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Swiss Helicopter Gets Lighting as a Service from ZGS

With 14 locations, Swiss Helicopter AG serves as Switzerland’s leading helicopter company. As well as offering conventional transport and passenger flights, Swiss Helicopter also provides flights for sightseeing, giving customers the opportunity to experience the Swiss alpine landscape from above.

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Siemens Acquires Mendix

Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Mendix, a pioneer and leader in cloud native low code application development. Read more at tED Magazine.

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Get A Grip On Lighting: Bill Attardi

tED magazine has teamed up with Greg Ehrich and Michael Colligan of the “Get A Grip On Lighting” podcast http://www.getagriponlighting.com to create exclusive content for lightED. In this episode, Ehrich and Colligan talk with me. They discuss the changes I

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Diversified Tech Firms with Lighting Divisions Switching Focus Away from General Lighting

Some of the major LED Lighting makers are switching their focus as the LED lighting technology matures. Cree is switching its focus to power electronics and RF. Osram is now increasing its focus on automotive LED lighting, and 3D identification

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UV LED Market to Boom as UV-C LEDs Increasingly Used for Water Sterilization and Purification

Yole Développement (Yole) forecasts that UVA-LED powered curing, the primary application in the UV LED market, will be worth $320M in 2020, approximately double from its 2017 level of $160 million. Furthermore, Yole’s analysts predict that the market for UV

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San Francisco’s Historic Cable Cars Get LEDtronic LED Lighting

The cable cars in San Francisco, California have been in operation for over 140 years. Since way back in 1873, only relatively dim incandescent headlights served as an indicator that a cable car was coming. LED lighting firm, LEDtronics changed

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More Than 100 Ways to Improve Your Electric Bill

This booklet offers you more than 100 ways to improve your electric bill by saving energy in the major areas of home heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, dishwashing, water heating, clothes washing, clothes drying, refrigeration, and consumer electronics. These simple, low-

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Your Guide to Next Month’s EU Bulb Ban

September 1, 2018, the sixth stage of the so-called ‘bulb ban’ will see another tranche of light sources outlawed in the European market. Since the autumn of 2009 energy-inefficient lamps have gradually disappeared from the market in accordance with a

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DLC SSL Technical Requirements V4.4

Comments due Wednesday, August 22, 2018. The DLC now requires all comments to be submitted using DLC Comment Forms. • Horticultural Lighting: 2nd Draft Testing and Reporting Requirements for LED-based Horticultural Lighting • DC and PoE Lighting: 2nd Draft Testing

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Signify Provides Lighting Management System to Make Hotels Smarter

Signify launched its “interact Hospitality” system which provides smart management and services to hotels and guests. Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore has become the first hotel to commercially implement the system and to provide smart services to its guests. This

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Osram Plans to Exit Luminaires Business

Osram Licht AG has announced that it will sell its Lighting Solutions business unit that manufactures finished luminaires. The company said it will focus on high-growth-potential applications going forward — most likely smart LED lighting and the Internet of Things

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The On-going LED Horticulture Lighting Market Expansion

According to the research of LEDinside, the market scale of LED plant lighting will reach US$ 224 million in 2018 and is estimated to grow to US$ 633 million by 2022, with a CAGR of 30% during 2018-2022. Many LED

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100,000 Luminaires to Be Refitted in Car Park Roll-Out

A massive LED lighting roll-out across 200 European car parks will see over 100,000 luminaires installed. The project – in which fluorescent fittings will be replaced with LED ones, saving 40 per cent in energy load – will be conducted

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Lightfair Continues Management Agreement with IMC as a Result of Merger With AMC

LIGHTFAIR® International has announced that it will continue its management contract with International Market Centers (IMC) following the merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta (AMC). LIGHTFAIR International is co-owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD, www.iald.org) and the

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