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Eaton Announces 42nd Annual SOURCE Competition

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree, City, Georgia USA, called for entries for the company’s 42nd Annual SOURCE Awards, Eaton’s lighting design competition devoted to fostering the next generation of lighting professionals and developing new industry talent. The company wants

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IES Technical Memorandum on the Use of Solid State Lighting in Sports Lighting Applications

This IES document is intended to be a supplement to the IES RP-6-15: Recommended Practice for Sports and Recreational Area Lighting. RP-6-15 covers design and application information critical to sports lighting that is not contained in this document. This document

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Signify Releases Interact Pro for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Signify (formerly known as Philips Lighting), announced Interact Pro, the latest addition to its Interact IoT-ready portfolio. The company says that the Interact Pro is the first multitasking, smart lighting system, and software developed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Osram Opto Joins the ISELED Alliance Expanding the Ecosystem for In-Cabin Auto Lighting

The ISELED has defined RGB LED modules with an integrated controller that can deliver new SSL capabilities in an automotive cabin, including dynamic cabin lighting, roof lighting, functional lighting (for reading, etc.), display backlighting, and more. The fundamental building block

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Rebates for LEDs Are Available Across the Country

Depending on your location, you may be eligible for a sizeable rebate when installing LED solutions in your existing facility or new construction project. Rebate programs often have requirements products must meet in order to qualify. They may require a

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Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for October 2018

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from Acclaim Lighting, Bartco Lighting, ESL Vision, Fulham, HyLite, JLC Tech, Keystone Technologies, MaxLite, Nora Lighting and WAC Lighting for having their new products selected for Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 New LED

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Walmart to Save Energy and Achieve Sustainable Goals with GE Lighting

According to GE Lighting, by switching customers from traditional to LED bulbs over the past two years, shoppers will save more than US$2 billion collectively over the life of the LED bulbs. As part of an ongoing commitment to energy

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Acuity Sells Spanish Company Carandini

Acuity Brands has quietly unloaded its $23 million Spanish lighting company Carandini, as it tries to stay steady in what CEO Vernon Nagel described this week as a “challenging lighting market.” The sale came to light when the buyer, Spain’s

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President Trump Speaks About Administrative Agenda, Jobs, Economy at NECA 2018

For the first time in its history, the NECA Show hosted a sitting president. On Tuesday, Oct. 2, U.S. President Donald Trump addressed the closing general session at NECA 2018 in Philadelphia. In his speech, Trump spoke about his administration’s

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Eaton Launches LumenSafe Video Monitoring

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree City, Georgia USA, launched the LumenSafe™ Integrated Network Security Camera system. The system enables cities, municipalities, public facilities, and businesses to integrate connected video technology onto Eaton’s LED-based outdoor lighting fixtures. The camera produces

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NEMA Welcomes U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement Announcement

The agreement, entitled the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), contains a series of commitments of material importance to U.S. electroindustry manufacturers, including in the areas of market access, standards and conformity assessment, and regulatory cooperation. It is expected NAFTA will remain

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DLC 4.4 Goes Into Effect on 18 OCT

The DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) is pleased to release the final version of SSL Technical Requirements Version 4.4. This Technical Requirements update consists of new policies that will allow high performance, energy efficient horticultural lighting products, DC and PoE products, and

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Lighting Science Introduces Air Sanitizing Luminaire

Lighting Science of West Warwick, RI, launched a new LED luminaire that is said to reduce the airborne pathogens responsible for numerous illnesses. According to Lighting Science, the easy-to-install Cleanse ™ is an air-sanitizing luminaire that decreases the levels of

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Osram’s New Automotive LED Enables Headlights to Project Symbols onto the Road

Osram Opto Semiconductors developed Oslon Boost HX, a new automotive LED which helps headlights to achieve high resolution and to project information onto the roads. Oslon Boost HX was developed with the help of Osram Opto Semiconductor’s extensive knowledge in

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Vodafone and Current by GE Test Energy Efficiency and Productivity Enhancement in Smart Office Pilot Project

Vodafone’s London headquarters already has LED lighting. The headquarter office is now piloting a new multi-sensor network that Current by GE developed to improve office space utilization and the employee experience. The IoT system is controlled via a unique data

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The Synergy of Light in Life at LIGHTFAIR® International 2019

The 30th-annual staging of LIGHTFAIR® International in Philadelphia next May will reveal the synergy of light in life with the newest solutions in lighting, connectivity, design and integration presented in a trade show and conference driven by innovation. LIGHTFAIR’s 2019

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI Chip-on-Board LEDs

Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per

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Osram Doubles Down on Lasers, This Time for Facial Recognition and Medical Imaging

Osram continued to widen its technology net beyond general lighting and LEDs, making two moves in the last week to embrace lasers, one aimed at facial recognition and the other at medical imaging. The Munich company introduced a new vertical-cavity

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Breakthrough Set to Bring OLED Back from the Dead

Scientists at Brunel University London is set to slash the costs of OLED by 92 per cent, potentially bringing the technology back from the brink in the architectural lighting market. Organic light emitting diodes have struggled to compete with standard

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Luminus Devices Announces New Horticultural COB LED Targeting Legal Cannabis

Luminus Devices has announced its Horticultural COB portfolio — chip-on-board (COB) LEDs in two form factors and two spectra options. The initial products primarily target legal cannabis growing operations in indoor settings where the growing community has typically used high-pressure

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