Monthly Archives: December 2018

TM-30 Is a Chance to Get Right Light First Time

The new TM-30 metric, designed to replace the decades-old colour rendering index (or CRI), is a more useful and robust way of telling how colours will look under a particular light. CRI is a key piece of information on the

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Legrand, North & Central America Acquires Kenall

Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA), today announced that it has acquired Kenall, a leading manufacturer of innovative, energy efficient and sustainable specification grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. LNCA has a strong presence in

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Cree Changes Head of Its LED Business Unit

Cree has adjusted its management team. After the new CFO and chairman were appointed and the new members of the board of directors were elected in the six months, the head of the LED division has stepped down, reported Triangle

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50,000 Streetlights Changed to LED in Montreal

The City of Montreal announced that it has reached the benchmark of 50,000 streetlights converted to LED, as part of its urban lighting modernization program. This project was set to replace 132,500 existing streetlights to LED models and install smart

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Dubai Framed with Signify’s LED Lighting

“The biggest picture frame on the planet”, the Dubai Frame, has been lit up with Signify. For lighting up the fascinating frame, Signify used 380 Philips Color Kinetics ColorBlast 12 Powercore Gen 4 RGBW luminaires together with 34 Philips Color

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Register Now for the 2019 DLC Stakeholder Meeting

April 1-3, 2019,in St. Louis, Missouri, for the eighth annual DLC Stakeholder Meeting. This unique event will be unlike any Stakeholder Meeting you’ve attended in the past. The next generation of DLC policies will be changing more substantially and in different ways

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Farm Bill Includes Support for Rural Energy Efficiency

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) issued a statement applauding Congress for passing the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, generally known as the 2018 Farm Bill. The bill included updates to the Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP), which

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Osram Infrared LED Tells Growers When to Harvest Crops

Osram has upped its game in the agricultural LED market, adding another near-infrared chip that reads the content of crops such as fruit or cereal to determine when they are ready for harvesting. The new SFH 4736, part of Osram’s

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Top Experts to Kick Off DOE SSL R&D Workshop Discussions

January 29-31, 2019 | Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. Lighting scientists continue to come up with breakthrough innovations in LED and OLED technology that drive the limits of energy-efficient lighting higher and higher. At the same time, new frontiers in lighting raise

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The IES Street & Area Lighting Conference Call for Speakers

September 22-25, 2019 – Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The 2019 IES SALC Conference speaker submissions are now being accepted. Seminar sessions generally run 25-35 minutes. The Street and Area Lighting

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Osram Ready to Demonstrate Its Latest Technologies at CES 2019

Osram announced that it is going to showcase its cutting-edge technologies in a wide range of applications including mobility, connectivity, safety and security, and well-being and health at CES 2019. Osram will present sensors for self-driving vehicles, as well as

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Building the Evidence Outside the Lab by Morgan Pattison

Research in the field is uncovering lighting’s impact on human health and performance. LED lighting systems provide new opportunities for controlling the spectrum, intensity and duration of light exposure. These levels of control can be engaged as we come to

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The Airport with 50,000 Downlights

The main terminal building at Istanbul New Airport – seen here in an architect’s computer render – is set over two levels, with more than 10,000 downlights, all angled.  The US$11.4 billion airport – which began its phased opening last

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RealTerm Energy to Replace Streetlights with LED in New York State

Six municipalities of New York State have partnered with RealTerm Energy to for LED streetlights conversion. The municipalities of Great Neck, Newark, Nyack, Goshen, Florida and Piermont to replace their current HID (high intensity discharge) streetlights to LED lights. Smart

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Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 New LED Products for December, 2018

https://www.ewweb.com/ Congratulations to the product managers and marketing personnel from Acclaim Lighting, Alloy LED, Earthronics, ESL, Hylite, Lutron, National Specialty Lighting, Nora Lighting, Smart Vision and Topaz for having their products selected for Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Product Picks

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Why 2019 Is Set to be the Year of Bluetooth Mesh

Early applications of the technology are demonstrations of how Bluetooth (and specifically Bluetooth Mesh) are not only shaking up smart lighting but pushing the boundaries of what the industry thought could be done with lighting. Executives have long held the

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Progress Updates about LiDAR Industry Players in 2018

LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) has been one of the technology focuses in the past two years as it is a key technology for automotive vehicles and many other applications. According to “2018 Infrared Sensing Application Market Report” by LEDinside,

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How We Can Make Human-Centric Lighting Usable by Steve Stark

The easy controllability of LED lighting makes it possible to replicate the ideal characteristics of natural light. Although today’s LED lighting has been adopted primarily for environmental reasons, the new technology also brings unprecedented user controllability that creates opportunities to use

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WHITE PAPER – Samsung’s Horticulture LEDs Using Full Spectrum

Samsung has made several attempts to develop new spectrum for horticulture lighting. One solution is to utilize white LED alone or in conjunction with monochromatic LEDs to create a very broad spectrum. These approaches using Samsung white LEDS can deliver

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Signify’s Interact Pro Unlocks IoT-Connected Lighting

Signify recently announced Interact Pro, the latest addition to its Interact IoT-ready portfolio, a multi-tasking, smart lighting system and software developed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Interact Pro is an intuitive app and dashboard allowing SMBs to control

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