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Osram Announces Profit Warning and Lowers Its 2019 Forecast

On its way of transforming to a high-tech photonic company, Osram has been challenged by the weakening global market. The German company adjusted its annual forecast for fiscal year 2019 which ends by September 30, 2019. Osram said the revenue

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Commercial Lighting Trends in 2019 Part 1

With advanced LED development and improved data transmitting technologies, commercial lighting is going beyond illumination. Osram proposed some commercial lighting trends addressing the well-being of users and optimized space utilization for efficient energy usage.The first thing Osram mentioned is human

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Commercial Lighting Trends in 2019 Part 2

Apart from human centric lighting, IoT smart lighting system and “space-as-a-service,” what are other trends of commercial lighting in 2019? How to efficiently manage the space usage is critical to companies. In the past, place planning has been based on

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Crowne Plaza Hotels Trial Circadian Lighting to Help Its Guests Sleep Better

The task light luminaires feature proprietary technology which either adds and removes the blue 480 nanometers wavelength of light – believed to be the key wavelength of light that impacts on the circadian rhythm  – to achieve optimal biological benefits. The

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World’s Largest Tuneable-White Facade Lighting Unveiled at the Famous Bund in Shanghai

The installation on 40 historic 1930s buildings along the waterfront is also the largest ever implementation of connected architectural lighting. The brief by the city chiefs was to emphasise the classical colour tones of this architectural masterpiece. The installation features

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Smart LED Streetlamps Can Facilitate 5G Base Station Deployments

Smart LED streetlamps, already a multipurpose fixture that can monitor environment, traffic, public security, and display public information, may be given one more job in smart city developments: 5G base station equipment can be installed on lamp posts. The use

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Lighting Research Center Initiates Industry Collaboration to Study and Explore 3D Printing Solutions for Lighting

How will 3D printing affect my business? This question is being asked by companies in several industries, especially those involved in the manufacturing process. A diverse group of companies came together last month to discuss and better understand the impact

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Smart Lighting and IoT Service for the Future Offices

What will offices be like in the future? Current by GE and Osram provided some insights about how offices evolve with technology and noted that connectivity and smart lighting might be the fundamental infrastructure for setting up the future offices.

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Register for LightShow West

Designed to offer a dedicated conference and trade show for West Coast lighting specifiers, LightShow West will be held this year on September 25-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. LightShow West offers two days of lighting education and solutions

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DLC Updates Horticultural Lighting Testing and Reporting Requirements

The DesignLights Consortium recently announced an incremental update to the Testing and Reporting Requirements for Horticultural Lighting as Version 1.1. These revisions are designed to streamline the qualification process for horticultural luminaires and are effective immediately. https://www.designlights.org/horticultural-lighting/technical-requirements/

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Cree to Sell Lighting Business to Ideal Industries, Inc.

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its Lighting Products business unit (“Cree Lighting”), which includes the LED lighting fixtures, lamps and corporate lighting solutions business for commercial, industrial and consumer applications, to IDEAL

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Interior Lighting Campaign – Recognizing Leadership in Lighting Projects – Applications Open!

Each year, the Department of Energy’s Interior Lighting Campaign recognizes organizations that have achieved exceptional energy savings by retrofitting or installing new lighting in their buildings. Retailers, hospitals, schools, churches, and military bases have been recognized in categories ranging from

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Eaton Lighting Business Update

We are writing to let you know that on April 1, Curt Hutchins will be joining our team to lead the spin-off of the Lighting business from Eaton. As you’ll recall, Eaton announced on March 1 the decision to spin

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EW’s Top 10 Product Picks for March 2019

Arlington Industries, Burndy/Wiley, Leviton, Maxlite, NICOR Lighting, Orbit Electric, RAB Lighting, Rack-A-Tiers, Sylvania and WAGO, were selected for Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Product Picks for March, 2019. Do you have a product you would like us to consider for

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EdisonReport Announces 4th Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards

These Awards will be presented the Monday of LIGHTFAIR (20 MAY) at the Downtown Philadelphia Marriott (next to the Convention Center). 2019 Honorees: • John Bachner • Jeff Bucar • Eugene Graff • Donnie Miller • Jerry Mix • Peter

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With Waitlist over 110 Companies, LEDucation 2020 to Expand

Celebrating fourteen years, LEDucation 2020 will return to New York City and kick off on Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2020. The two-day trade show and conference will be held in the heart of the city, at the New York

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Douglas Lighting Controls Expands Partnership with NexGen Lighting Solutions

Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced an expanded partnership with NexGen Lighting Solutions to deliver commercial digital lighting control solutions across a broader network footprint. Having represented Douglas Lighting Controls products in central

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Wear LED Embedded Lighting Jacket for Safer Motorbike Ride

LED integrated wearables are becoming more and more common in the modern society for various functions. Motorbike clothing manufacturer Held is cooperating with Osram to improve visibility on the road by launching motorbike clothing that can be retrofitted with LED

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Schools Invests In ‘Concentration’ Lighting

A Primary school has invested in dynamic colour-tuning LED lighting to boost the concentration of pupils during the notorious afternoon lull. Herstedlund School in Albertslund, Denmark has installed lighting which switches between warm colour temperature (3000K), cool colour temperature (4000K) and

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Delta Acquires Lighting Solution Brand Amerlux

Delta Electronics (Netherlands) B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta, a Taiwan-based global provider of power and thermal management solutions, will acquire 100% of Amerlux’s interests for USD 90 million. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2019.

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