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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LCA Announces New Course on Integration of Lighting Control with Building Automation

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) now offers EE115: Integration and Building Automation as a new course in its popular Education Express program. Today’s lighting control systems work alongside and may need to communicate with many other systems such as audio/visual

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UV-C Lighting to Disinfect Baggage Trays at Airport Security

The UV-C LEDs are designed to disinfect the baggage trays as they return on the concealed rollers embedded in the security unit. A newly-formed subsidiary of LED iBond – LED Aviation – won the business to supply 50 UV-C LED-based disinfection systems

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Osram Adopts UVA LED Technology for In-car Air Disinfection and Purification

The product, named Air Zing Mini, is designed to removes germs from the air inside vehicles to improve air quality for drivers and passengers. The UV light of Osram’s Air Zing Mini works at a wavelength of 360 to 370

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OPPLE Lighting Partners with Huawei

During the recently closed Huawei’s Developer Conference 2020, Huawei and its 12 partners, including OPPLE Lighting, announced the launch of HMS Go Global Ecosystem Alliance, with an aim to provide Chinese developers eying the global market with a “go global

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Lighting Research Center Releases Results of Online UV Disinfection Survey

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is currently examining a range of UV disinfection technologies. The goal of this work is to provide information that will help decision makers select UV products that are effective, safe, and

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NEMA Launches Healthcare Facilities Council

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has announced the establishment of its Healthcare Facilities Council (HFC) to help improve healthcare delivery environments while expanding market opportunities for manufacturers serving the healthcare facilities market. The HFC creates a forum for professionals

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DOE Research Evaluates Lighting Application Efficiency for LED-Based Products

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released initial research performed under contract by RTI International that considers a new performance characteristic called LAE (lighting application efficiency) of solid-state lighting (SSL) products. One element of LAE is spectral efficiency and

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