CES 2019: Advanced Smart Lighting Applications

KOHLER Konnect features innovative kitchen and bath products that use voice commands, motion control, and personalized preset. The system includes Veil Lighted Bathroom collection which brings connected lighting into the entire bathroom space. Through the collaboration with Signify, Kohler has

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CES 2019: Hyundai Mobis Shows How Lighting Can Reduce Accidents in Self-Driving Cars

According to the company, its lighting can be seen by pedestrians up to 450 feet away. When a pedestrian is detected, the lighting projects a red warning symbol, letting a person know it’s not OK to enter the roadway. When

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Sigma Luminous New Luminous LED Parking Garage Fixture

Watch the video: Sigma Luminous introduces their 2nd second generation Luminous LED Parking Garage Fixture. This DLC premium rated fixture is an excellent choice for any overhang, canopy, drive thru, parking structure, and more! 40W, 55W, 75W and 100W outputs

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NEMA Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Covers Luminaire Vibration Capacity

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.31-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Luminaire Vibration. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Roadway and Area Lighting, this Standard describes the minimum vibration capability and vibration test methods

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WHITE PAPER: Daylight Harvesting Systems for Large Commercial and Industrial Spaces by Synapse

Switching to LED fixtures can be a quick win for many companies and deliver a good initial return on investment.  In addition to the savings from a general technology swap, there are more savings available.  Companies have realized even more

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WHITE PAPER: How to Overcome the Security Challenges of Smart Lighting

Provided by arm IoT-powered lighting systems are backbones for smart building applications such as energy harvesting, space optimization, and predictive maintenance. Along with the many benefits of smart lighting, its ubiquity and connectivity also make it a target for cybercriminals.

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EnOcean Presents the First Self-Powered Bluetooth® Sensor for Intelligent Lighting Control

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas (January 8-11, 2019), EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, will be launching a new ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems communicating via Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). It will

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Lighting Science’s Circadian PAR30 Gimbal Spot Delivers Biological Spectrum with High Color Quality

The Series A+, like many of Lighting Science’s award-winning products, incorporates patented, engineered spectrum technology to provide a rejuvenating feel with a crisp, white light that is unencumbered by any visual hints of wavelength peaks in circadian blue. Occupants of

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New Commercial, Triac-Dimmable LED Downlights from Energy Focus

Energy Focus, Inc. based in Solon, Ohio USA, introduced a line of commercial Triac-dimmable LED downlights for retrofit applications. The company developed the new Triac-dimmable downlights working with an international healthcare system headquartered in Northeast Ohio. In addition to offering

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Controlling Emergency Lighting by Craig DiLouie

The LED revolution produced many luminaires with built-in switching and dimming. This facilitated a trend of using the same luminaires for both general and emergency lighting, powered by battery, backup generator, or UPS. This eliminates emergency units but creates a

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Sheets of Lights: OLEDs Create A Unique Lighting Experience by Claire Swedberg

Over the last decade, OLED technology has been a focus of research and development, and it is seeing its way into commercial installations. This light source can be made flat and flexible, introducing radical new possibilities for lighting installations. The

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CES 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show Date: 1/8/2019 – 1/11/2019 Las Vegas Convention Center

CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years –

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Smart Home Consumer Study Finds Positive Lighting Sentiment

A recent study in the 2018 Consumer Electronics Guide by Crimson Hexagon, an AI-powered consumer insights company, tracked the overall trend of smart home technology and consumer sentiments as they relate to the most popular products found in a smart home.

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December Jobs Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment Slightly Rises

The U.S. economy added 312,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in the month of December and the unemployment rate trickled up slightly to 3.9 percent, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported on Friday morning. The number blew past economists’ expectations who forecasted

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Global Stadium Lighting Growth Trends, 2018 to 2026

The stadium lighting market was valued at US$ 465.7 Mn in 2017 and expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Replacement of traditional stadium lights with LED

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2019 Automotive LED Market Trend Analysis – Part One

In the first half of 2018, car sales had slowly grown as the global economy was relatively stable. In 2018, China was still the country where the automotive market grew the most. Other growing markets include India and Brazil whose

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2019 Automotive LED Market Trend Analysis – Part Two

The automotive LEDs are adopted in various places in cars including interior and exterior lighting, dashboards and rear view mirrors. Headlights as the most important part of automotive lighting have been moving toward to intelligent applications by combining LEDs and

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Reduce Class Sizes for Free by Travis Jones

Do smaller class sizes improve academic performance?  The answer is a resounding yes.  Our common sense tells us more teacher attention per pupil results in a more engaged student.  Numerous studies validate this point (https://www.classsizematters.org/research-and-links/).  The landmark Tennessee Star Study

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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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