Human-Centric Lighting at a German Supermarket Boosts Sales by 28%

The trial of the technology at an Edeka store in Lower Saxony saw total sales increase by 12 per cent compared to a nearby reference store, with confectionary sales rising by 28 per cent, fruit and vegetables by 26 per

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ANSI/ASABE Releases Horticultural Lighting Standards for Testing LEDs and SSL Modules

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has published the second in a series of three standards documents focused on specifying the performance of LEDs, arrays, and modules relative to the impact on plant growth and development. ASABE

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California Passes IoT Cybersecurity Law

In September, California passed SB-327, a cybersecurity law that will affect manufacturers of Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices. The law, which goes into effect January 1, 2020, will require manufacturers of “connected devices” to equip these

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TALQ Consortium Hosts Interoperability Plugfest for Smart City Networks

The TALQ Consortium has announced the results of an interoperability plugfest (an event where multiple vendors test their products’ compatibility with others) that took place in Valencia, Spain recently. TALQ was formed back in 2012 with the mission of standardizing

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Lighting For Senior Facilities by Craig Dilouie

Nearly 50 million people aged 65 and over live in the United States, with about 1 million living in more than 30,000 assisted-living communities, according to the National Center for Assisted Living. Moving forward, according to the Population Reference Bureau,

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Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for November 2018

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from  Current, Powered by GE, Earthtronics, Focal Points Lighting, Legrand, Lighting Science, Smart Vision Lights, Start Lighting, Sylvania, Topaz and Verbatim Lighting for having their new products selected for Electrical Wholesaling’s Top

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NEW Compact LED from Viribright

The Viristick LED series is the next generation in high-efficiency lighting featuring 150 LpW while maintaining 90+ CRI in standard household bulbs. The Viristick is a versatile and bright alternative to outdated lighting solutions and offers unprecedented output reaching over

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American Industrial Partners to Acquire Current, Powered by GE

With more than 90 transactions completed and $4.2 billion of assets under management, American Industrial Partners has deep roots in the industrial economy and has been active in private equity investing for nearly 30 years that focuses on buying, improving

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New LED Replacement for 1000W HID Now Available from Current by GE

Current, powered by GE unveiled a new LED replacement lamp designed to replace 1000W high intensity discharge (HID) lamps.  In addition to using 60 percent less energy, the product fits existing HID lamp fixtures and is wired to bypass the

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Navigant Forecasts 7.6% CAGR in the TLED Market from 2018 to 2027

The firm cites declining prices for TLEDs, a desire to reduce energy consumption, and building codes and standards that require more efficient lighting solutions as the drivers of the substantial TLEDs market growth. Also, the company notes that TLED technology

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Patent Granted to Apple for Automotive Lighting and Warning System

According to the claim of the patent, the vehicle lighting system is comprised with a control circuitry, one or more sensors and a light-based device. The sensor detects the distance in between cars and if it finds the following car

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Lighting Project at St. Peter’s Basilica by Osram to be Completed

Osram has kicked off a lighting project at St. Peter’s Basilica in October 2017. After a year of work, the project is going to be completed soon with the initial tests finished, according to the report of Lux. 700 customized

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5G Is Coming: Here’s What Facility Manages Need to Know by Larry Werner and Val Loh

5G stands for fifth-generation wireless technology. It is a revolutionary leap forward in terms of speed, response times, network reliability, and energy efficiency. 5G is expected to provide speeds from 400 Mbps to more than 10 gigabits, with wireless network

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DALI Specifications from DiiA Enable Intelligent, Connected LED Luminaires

New specifications from DiiA enable smart DALI drivers that can report data, supporting DALI in the IoT era, and can also simplify the addition of sensors and communication nodes to luminaires via an intra-luminaire DALI bus. DiiA has finalized a

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Signify Supplies Lighting and Light Management System for Mighty Lights Project

Mighty Lights, a privately-funded dynamic LED lighting installation added a connected LED lighting system on the Hernando de Soto Bridge that spans the Mississippi River. The latest part of the installation debuted on October 27, 2018. Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

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Sneak Peek: 10 Lighting Innovations at Luxlive

Manufacturers are working furiously on the finishing touches to a raft of new product introductions at LuxLive on Wednesday 14 November and Thursday 15 November 2018 at ExCeL London https://luxlive.co.uk/ Innovations include smart drivers, contemporary design luminaires, emergency lighting technology

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Lite-On Expands Its Investment in Vietnam and Jordan in Response to the Trade War

Lite-On has increased its investment in Lite-On Vietnam with US$ 77.4 million to build new factories; also has reported an increase in capital of US$ 20.14 million in its Jordan subsidiary, KBW-LITEON. Nearly 80 percent of Lite-On’s production is from

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The Past, the Present and the Future by Bill Attardi

What do you think? This is another attempt to pull together an understanding of the transition taking place from the Traditional Lighting industry (the Past), to the Smart Lighting industry (the Present) to the Intelligent Lighting industry (the Future). As

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ENERGY STAR Calling All Deals/Rebates for the 2018 Holiday Promotion

This year, our plan is to do a big push on ENERGY STAR right before the Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday gift-shopping weekend that will drive traffic to a holiday web page featuring numerous ENERGY STAR certified

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Nichia and Qwestland Partner to Further Develop the Horticulture LED Market

Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia Corporation has announced to start cooperative researches and experiments with Qwestland International, a Dutch horticulture solution provider. The goal of their partnership is to further explore the potential of the horticulture LED market. The Netherlands is

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