Royal Philips Ramps Up Its Lighting Business. Yes, That Philips

When news broke recently that Philips Photonics will double the size of its vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) plant in Germany, it was a reminder that Royal Philips is still in the lighting business, despite having famously shed its LED, bulb,

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Revealed: Winner of Contract to Light 15 London Bridges

PHILIPS Lighting, recently rebranded Signify, has won the contract to illuminate 15 of London’s iconic bridges as part of the ambitious Illuminated River project, Lux can reveal. It will supply around 13,000 Philips Color Kinetics LED luminaires and its Interact Landmark

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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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Growing Lettuce and Herbs with 100% Philips LED Grow Lights

Great Lakes Growers in Burton, Ohio is now growing 100% of their lettuce and herbs under Philips LED toplighting. John Bonner, the owner of Great Lakes Growers began trialing LEDs in 2015 and after seeing the success in a small

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$65M Boost Takes ‘Lighting-as-a-Service’ Mainstream

The money will allow Irish LED lighting specialist UrbanVolt to bring its lighting-as-a-service model to the UK and the US. The firm – which already supplies major multinationals such as Pfizer – upgrades commercial buildings to LED lighting for no

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Signify Brings Philips Brand Solar Lighting to Off-Grid Portions of World

After an initial product launch in India earlier this year, Signify is now offering Philips SunStay, an integrated solar street light, and Philips LifeLight, an innovative solar lantern, in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Vietnam and on the

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Signify- 900th Member Milestone for EnabLED Licensing Program

Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), announced that it has reached the 900th member milestone for its EnabLED Licensing Program for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs in May. This latest milestone underlines the company’s commitment to research and development and innovation in the

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Sales and Earnings Decline at Philips

Philips Lighting reported a 16.5% drop in adjusted first quarter earnings and 67% plunge in net income on an 11.2% sales decline, delivering the industry’s second reminder this week that lighting’s biggest ever transformation ever is no free ride. No

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Global LED Indoor Commercial Lighting Market Will Reach USD 15.87 Billion in 2018

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2018 Commercial Lighting, Smart Lighting and Panel Light Market Report, the global LED indoor commercial lighting market will reach USD 15.87 billion in 2018, accounting

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Philips Lighting Closing Fall River Manufacturing Facility

Employees in the manufacturing end of the Philips Lighting in the Industrial Park, known in 1982 as Lightolier Lighting, were given notice on Friday that production will end at the facility beginning the third quarter of this year. The closure

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Data Is the New Lighting as Philips Unfurls IoT Platform

In the biggest declaration yet that the Internet of Things represents the industry’s future, the world’s largest lighting company, Philips Lighting, unveiled an IoT platform that turns lighting into a byword for collecting and analyzing data about everything, everywhere. Sounding

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Philips LiFi Systems – Introducing LiFi Technology

Philips Lighting is now offering Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology in which high quality LED lighting provides a broadband Internet connection through light waves. LiFi is a two-way, high-speed wireless technology similar to WiFi but uses light waves instead of

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Philips Lighting Announced That Their New Name Is To Be Signify

The name change was announced today. It was decided that the company should get a new name because light has become ‘intelligent’; it connects people and systems and transfers information. The company will keep carrying the Philips brand name according

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Surf City Gets Smart Lights

The popular surfing town of Huntington, California, is becoming the first city in world to install new hybrid streetlight and cellular transmitters with built-in 5G masts. The so-called Smart Fusion Poles are of a heritage design but boast a host

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SUSI Partners Agrees to Finance Philips Lighting’s Lighting as a Service for European Customers

Philips Lighting to deploy Light as a Service (LaaS) projects throughout Europe to help lighting customers upgrade their lighting to more energy-efficient alternatives and reduce carbon emissions. Philips Lighting’s LaaS business model includes the design, building, operation and maintenance of

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PoE Resurfaces, at Danish Office Building by Mark Halper

Working with Cisco, Philips Lighting heralds a new Copenhagen office building as a Nordic first. As we’ve pointed out before, with all the talk about wireless LED lighting networks such as Bluetooth Mesh, it’s easy to forget that wires can

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Philippines Govt Induces LED Penetration for Future Growth

The major players in the market include Philips, Yatai, Firefly, Akari, General Electric and Green Energy Saving. The LED lights market in Philippines is currently in a nascent stage and is expected to grow at a remarkable rate in the

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Philips Lighting’s New Universal LED Tube Compatible with All Driver Technologies

The Philips MASTER LEDtube Universal T8 brings new levels of ease and simplicity to lighting projects, addressing a growing demand from lighting professionals for LED tubes. Designed for simplicity, the Universal T8 tube is compatible with all driver technologies, fitting

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Philips Taps Ex-Cisco IoT Exec as Americas Boss

With the lighting industry’s future ever more dependent on connecting smart luminaires, bulbs, and street poles to the Internet, Philips Lighting is replacing the head of its Americas division with an Internet industry veteran who has a long background at

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Jet-Lagged? Stop by the Circadian Lighting Lounge at Oslo Airport

Tunable LED lighting can help keep peoples’ circadian clocks in check, why not enlist LEDs in the war against jet lag? Without diving into the science, blue frequencies can stimulate, and ambers can relax In one of the latest developments,

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