Soon, Power Will be Delivered to Your Device by Air

Nikola Tesla predicted that power will be transmitted by air as well as information, without wires. Wireless power could enable a whole new class of devices. Energous has a patent on an idea of putting a power transmitter into the

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Number of Americans Buying LED Lighting Doubled in Last Two Years

Two-thirds of Americans have purchased LEDs for their homes, nearly double the figure from just two years ago. The changing landscape of LED adoption is obvious not just in the prices on the store shelves, but also in shifting consumer

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The Avi-on Switch

Avi-On’s Bluetooth LE-based system consists of a mobile app, a light bulb and a capacitive-touch light switch. Once installed you can set up lighting schedules, control bulb brightness, reposition a light switch in your home, or add customizable lighting to

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Alba by Stack

The world’s first responsive light bulb. The next generation of light bulbs features embedded intelligence, with many new products becoming available, as the editor of LEDs Magazine recently pointed out. An interesting new product that’s been getting a ton of

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GE Lighting Seen Following Appliances in Consumer Exit

The light-bulb arm is the only remaining consumer-products business within GE, which has shifted its focus to aviation and oil and gas. GE’s lighting business employs about 13,000 people and had sales of $2.7 billion last year, or about 2

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LEDs Change Thinking About the Light Bulb

LEDs Change Thinking About the Light Bulb – Lights are no longer just for lighting. With the development of LED lamp technology, the lowly light bulb is doing more than turning on and off. A lamp can be the centerpiece

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News Updates for the Week of December 16

1.      Smart Lighting Markets and Opportunities 2013 – This report is NanoMarkets’ latest analysis of the worldwide smart lighting market. It offers guidance on where new smart lighting business revenues will be generated over the next few years and beyond.

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News Updates for the Week of November 25

1.      LED Lighting Market Value in 2014 to Reach US$17.8 Billion, Says LEDinside – The total shipments of LED lighting products will reach 1.32 billion units, representing 68% on-year growth. LEDinside pointed out that the global LED lighting product replacement

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News Updates for the Week of December 26

1.     Light Bulb Standards Remain in Place – Congress passed a spending bill that will, among other things, defund the enforcement of the EISA light bulb standards for the 2012 fiscal year. While this means that the DOE will have

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News Updates for the Week of June 13

1. Light Bulb Repeal Bill Stalls in Congress – A bill to repeal the banning of ordinary incandescent light bulbs is bottled up in a congressional committee despite Americans’ apparent distaste for the more expensive bulbs that would replace them.

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