Monthly Archives: July 2020

New Lighting System Reduces Deer-Vehicle Collisions

Deer-vehicle collisions account for about 1 million accidents each year that kill 200 Americans, cause more than 10,000 personal injuries and result in $1 billion in vehicle damage, reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The light bar illuminates a

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Lucid Motors Introduces LiDAR Integrated ADAS for Lucid Air

Lucid Motors announced its DreamDrive, an ADAS (advanced driver assistance system) combining sensing solutions. Lucid Air that will be delivered in early 2021 is expected to be the first to market with the combination of a driver monitoring system and a

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Audi Fields Next-Generation OLED Technology

In June 2020, the next generation of a lighting technology premiered in the Audi Q5: digital OLED technology. With organic light-emitting diodes (so-called OLEDs), Audi was a pioneer as far back as in 2016. Now digitalization is ringing in a

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NEMA Lighting Systems Division Endorses Global Lighting Association Safety Guidelines for Ultraviolet Disinfecting Devices

According to GLA, germicidal ultraviolet irradiation is a proven methodology for inactivating viruses on solid surfaces, in water, and air. As such, it is expected to be a useful tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. UV-C is a category

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Can Energy Upgrades Help Decimated Budgets? by Travis Jones

A school in the Midwestern United States was wrestling with a common problem: They sought campus-wide sustainably upgrades but did not have the funds to achieve them. We formulated a cash flow positive proposal based on the work of our

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Our Human-Centric Lighting ‘Boosts Patient Recovery’

LEDVANCE has introduced a range of so-called human-centric lighting products which it claims will improve patient recovery in hospitals. The Biolux HCL range provides ‘biologically optimised’ day-to-night lighting which the company says reflects natural circadian rhythms to benefit both patients and

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NEMA Revised Lighting Industry Standard for LED Drivers Adds New Methods of Measurement

The scope includes, but is not limited to, LED drivers with these characteristics: General lighting, exterior lighting, and roadway lighting applications Input supply voltage up to 600 VDC or 600 VAC (50 or 60 Hz) Output open-circuit voltage of 600

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Signify CEO Reports Strong Demand for UV-C But Refrains from Quantifying Sales

Signify’s CEO has reported “strong demand” in the company’s all-out ramp up of UV-C products aimed at killing the coronavirus, although it is too early to forecast sales, which in the second quarter did not prevent a 22.5% decline in

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ATM with Disinfecting LED Light for Safer Withdraw and Deposit

To address the disinfecting demands across the globe, Hyosung America, an ATM supplier, announced a disinfection kits for its products to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and to help ease consumers’ safety concerns with using ATMs. Starting this fall,

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TVA Aids Businesses Installing Virus-Killing Light Technology

As schools prepare to resume classes this fall and more of the economy reopens even as the coronavirus pandemic worsens, America’s biggest public utility is backing a decades-old technology that could zap the virus pathogens out of the air in

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Strategies in Light Moves to June 22-24, 2021 in Santa Clara, CA

Endeavor Business Media and the Strategies in Light event team have closely monitored the developments around the COVID-19 pandemic with the highest intention of protecting the health and safety of its attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and employees. In these efforts

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The Rise of UV-C LEDs by Mike Krames

Recent technology breakthroughs entitle ultraviolet-C-band LEDs to a performance/cost roadmap akin to that of LEDs for solid-state lighting, just at a time when we desperately need it. Market analysts, even prior to COVID-19, predicted a UV LED market exceeding $1

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Remember @illumigeddon by Chris Brown……

”some businesses are out of business and don’t even know it!” He’s really good………. “My simple suggestion for distribution response to both is to find ways to stay relevant and invaluable to both clients and vendors. Distribution must add significant,

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Lighting’s Next Big Thing

After nearly saturating the energy efficiency angle with solid-state options, lighting’s future may lie in discovering its deeper powers by focusing on health, safety, functionality, and control. Research that sparked the solid-state lighting revolution is now moving on, seeking to

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Interest in Germicidal UV Lighting Spreads

There is one area of specialized lighting that could be poised for growth as a direct consequence of the pandemic. It’s called germicidal ultraviolet (GUV), an interior lighting application that produces invisible UV light capable of quickly destroying air- and

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Lightfair Adds New Safety Protocols for Return to New York in 2021

LightFair announced new safety protocols and specific mitigation measures for its 2021 staging, set for May 18 – 20, 2021 (Conference May 16 – 20) at the newly renovated Jacob K. Javits Center in New York during the citywide NYCxDesign Week.

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Smart Lighting Creates Safer Workplaces with Social Distancing Data by Mark Milligan

The fact that smart lighting can play a significant role in helping people get back to the workplace safely during this pandemic is rather astounding. This was not a planned use-case but is an example of why future proofing is

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Toyoda Gosei Develops Deep UV LED Light Module for Sterilization

Toyoda Gosei unveiled its new deep UV LED modules developed for sterilization of water, air, and surfaces. Deep UV LEDs emit short wavelength UV light including the UVC wavelengths that destroy the genetic materials of viruses and bacteria. They are

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AR/VR Devices Shipment Projected to Reach 43.2 Million Units in 2025

Total shipment of AR/VR devices is expected to reach 5.12 million units in 2020, according to TrendForce. Thanks to the release of various glasses-like AR/VR devices, the AR/VR devices market is likely to rapidly expand from 2021 to 2022, with

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Ushio’s Epitex D-Series SWIR LEDs Now up to Four Times More Powerful

Ushio has commenced production of its latest high-powered short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) LEDs, the Epitex D-Series. Following the prior success of the S-Series, the Epitex DSeries achieves the world’s highest output power and efficiency. Low-power chips are mounted in SMT packages

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