Monthly Archives: September 2020

Crystal IS And NEIDL Release Germicidal UV Research On Deactivating SARS-Cov-2

Crystal IS and the Boston University (BU) National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) have published research relative to ultraviolet (UV) LEDs operating in the UV-C band (100–280 nm) deactivating the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The work revealed almost instantaneous deactivation at wavelengths of

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St Pancras Deploys UV-C Robots to Reassure Rail Passengers

ST PANCRAS International in London has become the first train station in the world to deploy UV-C lighting robots in the fight against coronavirus. It says the cleaning robots will help eradicate viruses throughout the station’s concourse and facilities and reassure

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MaxLite CPL Series Offers Versatility for Canopy/Parking Garage Applications

With a full range of wattages and control options to choose from, the MaxLite CPL Series is a versatile solution for value engineering parking garage and canopy lighting projects. An ideal retrofit for 100-250W metal halide fixtures, the LED Low-Profile

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New EarthBulb Smart LED Series Offers WiFi or Bluetooth Control of Multiple Functions

EarthTronics high efficiency EarthBulb Smart LED Lighting Series enables users to easily control ambiance and comfort through a wide range of white light and colors, while providing energy savings and security.  The EarthBulb Smart LED Series includes the 9-watt A19

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Dallas Market Center to Launch ArchLIGHT Summit in Fall 2021

Bold new lighting show for the architectural, specification and design communities to be driven by three progressive principles and held inside the largest marketplace for lighting: the Dallas Market Center announces a new lighting trade event and educational platform for

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IT’S TIME TO BE BOLD! BY CHRIS BROWN, FORMER CEO OF WIEDENBACH BROWN 

It’s a whole new world out there, with new playing fields, rules, and players. Your choice is to either learn this new game or continue to be the very best player in a game that is no longer being played. 

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LEDs Magazine Renaissance of Light Virtual Event on Slate for Sept. 29–30

The virtual learning event will explore how the LED and SSL sectors will move forward with a future more focused on quality of light and luminaire form than on efficacy. For a related and very relevant conversation on business process

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Lutron Announces the Limelight Twist-Lock Radio Daylight Module

The module allows control of pole-style luminaires across a wide variety of manufacturers, in new or retrofit applications. The Twist-Lock Module works with any 0-10V electronic LED driver to enhance outdoor fixtures with smart control enabling daylighting, scheduling, remote monitoring,

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LiFi Enables Underwater Data Transmission at 6000-meter Below Sea Level

Hydromea has developed a miniature optical modem that can operate down to 6,000 meters below the ocean’s surface. It is sensitive enough to collect data at very high speeds from sources more than 50 meters away. Radio wave can hardly

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Global Lamps Market Update and Forecast 2020

It is clear that LED lamps are the future of lighting, but in order to thrive in this rapidly changing market, it is imperative to know where, when, how quickly and what technology they will be replacing more readily.  The

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Osram and AMS Getting Closer to Case Close

The deal of Austria sensor company buying Osram is moving one more step forward as Osram announced that it has agreed with ams on the conclusion of a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement. In this regard, the Managing

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GE Current Continuous Air and Surface Defense Targets Viruses and Bacteria

GE Current, a Daintree company, announces its latest patent pending technology that targets the inactivation of airborne viruses with lighting that is always on. 365DisInFx™ technology leverages a business’ existing lighting infrastructure to deliver germicidal ultraviolet (UV) light in places where

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NEMA Unveils New Website

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) launched its new website today, showcasing a fresh look for the Association with its mobile-responsiveness and easy-to-navigate design. The revamped website encompasses many features to help users get faster search results, filter by news

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LaaS Market Expected to Grow 50.4% During 2020-2025

According to a new report out by Reportlinker, the lighting as a service (LaaS) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 50.4% during the forecast period of 2020-2025. The primary driver for the market includes the increasing

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LightingEurope Advocates Installation of UVC Disinfection Technologies in EU Renovation Plans

LightingEurope is promoting the benefits of UVC disinfection and advocating the integration of the technologies in the EU Renovation Wave. Aiming to stimulate market demand and fair market access in Europe, LightingEurope also calls for including UVC technologies in to

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Hiroshima University in Japan Proves 222 nm UVC Light Effectively Deactivate SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Researchers at Hiroshima University offered first proof that UVC light with a 222 nm wavelength, which many claim to be safer for human and animals, can effectively kills the SARS-CoV-2 virus, pathogen of COVID-19. The study was published in the

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Sanan to Supply Mini LED Chips to Apple? TrendForce: Patent is Still the Key

If Sanan joins the supply chain with lower price to supply its product to Apple’s iPad Pro and MacBook in 2021., the business of Epistar, the Taiwan-based LED supplier who is reportedly the major Mini LED chip supplier of Apple,

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LightingEurope Position Paper on the Benefits of Using UV-C Disinfection to Combat COVID-19

LightingEurope calls on European policy makers to actively support and stimulate the uptake of UV-C disinfection technologies – in particular as part of the EU Renovation Wave initiative – and to ensure that EU and national financial instruments are available

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Six Trends in Solar Area Lighting by Leo Liao, CEO at SOLTECH Solar Lighting

Distributors, contractors, and specifiers have to keep up with many changes in lighting technology. One of the growing outdoor lighting categories is solar area lights. The global solar area lighting market is projected to more than double to $10.8 billion

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Visible Light Disinfection Luminaires by Hubbell

Hubbell Lighting’s SpectraClean luminaires combine white and narrowband 405nm visible light to meet ambient and task lighting requirements while providing a continuous, unobtrusive disinfection option for commercial applications. Antimicrobial disinfection through illumination is proven effective with proper dosage levels on

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