2016-06-22

MaxLite Sheds Light on Illinois-based Church with LEDs

The First Baptist Church of Bethalto, Illinois was looking to update its facility with improved lighting that provided energy savings. The 25,000-square-foot building and exterior were lit by an aging system of fluorescent and metal halide fixtures that had become prohibitively expensive and labor intensive to maintain. Converting to LED was the ideal solution because of its lower energy consumption and longevity. Working with local representative agency Cool City Lights, the church replaced the lighting throughout the property with MaxLite LED lamps and fixtures.
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2016-06-21

Elation Lights up Alpha and Omega Church Youth Auditorium

Alpha & Omega Church in Miami was looking for a dynamic lighting solution for their newly remodeled Next Level Youth ministry auditorium, something both welcoming and energetic, and found the flexibility they were looking for in an Elation Professional lighting package of LED lights and Platinum Series moving heads.
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2016-06-20

Philips Rethinks Ceilings with Luminous LED Panels

In pursuit of uncluttered vision, Philips OneSpace luminous ceiling prefab introduces the feeling of natural daylight indoors. It starts with a dream, built on technology and can now transform any interior into a serene, calming space with beautiful homogeneous light that feels as good as it looks.
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2016-06-16

Aging Shipyard Transformed into Entertaining Attraction with Colorful Dynamic Lighting

Lighting the Uljanik cranes in Pula, Croatia is a wonderful example of how outdoor lighting can turn and ageing shipyard into and entertaining attraction.
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2016-06-13

Cree Lights up U-Haul Corportate Headquaters' Parking Structure with LEDs

At the U-Haul corporate headquarters parking structure in Phoenix, Arizona, the existing lighting was inconsistent and not aesthetically pleasing. The lighting tended to yellow and could cast shadows that created a murky effect throughout the structure. The less than ideal lighting was also energy inefficient.
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2016-06-13

Osram Lights up European Soccer Championship with LEDs

Top soccer deserves the best lighting. The European soccer championship was kicked off on June 10 in the French national stadium with the opening match being France versus Romania, and the floodlights will be provided by Osram. 477 rotationally symmetric projectors will create optimum visual conditions for both athletes and spectators. As well as the stadium in Paris Osram has also equipped the stadiums in Lille and Marseille with state-of-the-art lighting technology. "We've been presenting the world’s largest sports arenas with the best light for decades. As a complete solution provider we're able to illuminate everything from a single source, ranging from parking lots, stadium facades and access routes to indoor spaces and the playing field itself," stated Eladia Pulido, Head of the Osram Lighting Solutions business division.
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2016-06-08

Soraa Lights Native American Artifacts at Brinton Museum

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced that its full visible spectrum LED lamps have been installed in the new state-of-the-art Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building at The Brinton Museum. The company’s LED lamps were chosen to illuminate, protect and accurately render the colors of rare Native American artifacts exhibited in the US $15 million 24,000 square-foot space, located in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains.
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2016-06-07

Osram Smart LED Lights Beautify 20km Yantze River Coast

Osram Lighting Solutions successfully held the significant specifier event in the Moodify Night Wuhan on Captain No.9, Yantze River, Wuhan, China on 27th May 2016. Around 80 participants including influential lighting designers, architects and customers gathered together to enjoy the lighting show by over 300 buildings along 20 kilometers river sides as well as to gain inspiration from the moody atmosphere.
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2016-06-07

Austin-based Lamar Central Breezeway Wows Vistors with Overhead Surprise

In the planning stages for a decade, a new mixed-use development near downtown Austin, Texas, now dominates a major intersection in the city’s medical district.
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2016-06-07

Motley Rice Headquarters Becomes Greener with SIB Lighting Project

SIB Lighting, a Charleston-based national LED lighting advisory company, announced it has completed the first phase of a LED lighting project for Motley Rice LLC to upgrade its lighting infrastructure at its headquarters in Mount Pleasant, SC. 
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2016-06-04

Vertical LED Lighting Solution for New Culture Center in France

Thanks to their high luminous flux, LED modules from Tridonic provide ideal general illumination for the large media library in the new culture center in Saint-Malo and also contribute to the beacon-like quality of the building at night.
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2016-06-01

LED Luminaires from Siteco Lit Up Karlsruhe Skatepark

Project Sumaary After more than 15 years, the skatepark in Otto-Dullenkopf-Park in Karlsruhe has been completely redesigned and expanded. Therefore, the architects in charge DSGN concepts searched for an energy-efficient and attractive modern full-area lighting solution. Floodlight 20 midi LED luminaires from OSRAM subsidiary Siteco now provide an innovative and flicker-free LED lighting solution that allows the new spectacular skatepark to be used until 10 pm, offering strong light on demand for the skaters.
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2016-06-01

Philips Lighting Illuminates Artistic Façade of ‘Le Vérone' in Paris

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and global leader in lighting, has illuminated the most recent addition of Paris’ world famous skyline, the façade of the ‘Le Vérone’ building, the headquarters of the vente-privée e-commerce company in Saint-Denis, Paris, France.
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2016-05-30

Titan Airways Enhances Lighting Mood with STG Aerospace’s LED Cabin Lighting Upgrade

STG Aerospace, a leading aircraft cabin lighting OEM, announced that prestigious British charter carrier Titan Airways is the latest airline to install STG’s market leading liTeMood® retrofit LED mood lighting system on its Boeing 757 aircraft.
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2016-05-27

Soraa LEDs Illuminate the“Fairy Grottoes” in Germany

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed to illuminate the natural beauty of the mineral formations found in the Saalfred Fairy Grottoes in Thüringen, Germany. Through Soraa LEDs and an artist’s approach to lighting design, thousands of visitors can now see the subtleties in the incredible colors in stalagmites in the underground caverns.
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2016-05-27

Communications Made Easy with Philips' Luminous Caprpets

Communicating does not appear too difficult. There are many devices available to send data to everyone. The biggest challenge is to get the right information to the right person. In the last decades technology provided many new ways of communicating this field. With digital screens and mobile devices an overload of data is presented to the receiver, hoping the receiver picks up the right piece.
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2016-05-26

Vivid Sydney Lights up Toranga Zoo with Animal Light Sculptures for the First Time

Vivid Sydney is lighting up Taronga Zoo for the first time as part of the Zoo’s Centenary celebrations.
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2016-05-26

Cairo Stadium Lights up with Arena LED Lighting System

Cairo Stadium has chosen Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and global leader in lighting, to install its ArenaVision LED pitch lighting system. The Cairo Stadium is the first venue in Africa to use Philips ArenaVision LED lighting which equips it with the flexibility needed as a multi-purpose venue. This innovative LED lighting enables Cairo Stadium to create light shows and highlight certain parts of the stadium for different events as well as meet stringent lighting standards for broadcasting.
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2016-05-25

Zumtobel and Tridonic Jointly Develop Special Car Park Lighting Solution in Qatar

In this blog entry by Donna Dederding from Zumtobel, she explores how Zumtobel and Tridonic were able to develop a car park lighting solution in Qatar.
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2016-05-24

Hong Kong Lighting Project Gets Pulled Due to Political Undertones

A Hong Kong designers Jason Lam and Sampson Wong’s interactive lighting display, “Our 60-Second Friendship Begins Now” got pulled by the local government for “unauthorized name change,” reported ejiinsight.
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2016-05-24

Osram's LEDs Turns the Noma Earth Tubes into an Interactive Light Installation

The impressive Noma Earth Tubes with a height of 5.60 metres are part of the 80,000 square metre Noma municipal refurbishment project in the north of Manchester. The three towers supply fresh air to the co-op support centre located beneath it in the centre of the upgrading zone. In addition to their primary function the climate towers also fulfil an aesthetic task, making the public space much more attractive for both visitors and residents. This vision has been rendered possible thanks to state-of-the-art LED lighting solutions from Osram.
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2016-05-19

Philips to Showcase Connected Lighting Technology at AIA Convention 2016 in Philadelphia

The AIA Convention 2016 takes place this week in Philadelphia from May 19-21. The architecture and design event offers an impressive lineup of celebrity speakers, educational city tours, workshops and seminars and nearly 800 exhibitors. This year’s theme is “Where technology and creativity come together to create what’s possible”.
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2016-05-17

TDC Lights up Australia-based Library with Projection Mapping

Technical Direction Company achieved a projection mapping first inside La Trobe Reading Room of The State Library of Victoria. On the façade of the Library building itself, TDC immersed audiences in a myriad of illuminated video projections.
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2016-05-17

Ephesus Upgrades Hawkins Field of Vanderbilt University with LED Lighting System

Power management company Eaton today announced that the home field of the Vanderbilt University men’s baseball team, Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tennessee, has installed an advanced light-emitting diode (LED) system designed to enhance the viewing experiences for spectators while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2016-05-16

Osram Lighting Project in Poland Wins Lighting Design Award

The winners of the Lighting Design Awards were distinguished for the fortieth time in London. Four of the award-winning projects were implemented with lighting solutions from Osram.
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2016-05-11

Artist Transforms Uluru with Solar Powered LEDs

As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, field of light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the desert. The solar-powered installation will open on 1 April 2016, remaining open throughout the Red Centre’s distinct seasons until 31 March 2017.
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2016-05-11

Audience to Add Color Using Osram Lightify to the Eurovision Song Contest

During the Eurovision Song Contest in May, Osram will bathe the Swedish capital in bright colors that show what viewers think of the songs. The Munich-based lighting specialist will light up seven landmarks in Stockholm and countless living rooms around the world with the help of light control during the semifinals and finals of the song contest. The color of the lights will reflect each song's appeal to viewers.
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2016-05-10

Istanbul's Major Road Tunnels Upgraded with LEDs from GE Lighting

The Customer Managed by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, the Ayazağa and Beylerbeyi tunnels are two of the main arteial routes of the European, and the Asian sides of the city, and some of the busiest roadways in the region. With responsibility for maintaining public infrastructure in a safe and efficient manner, the municipality was keen to reduce energy costs, while simultaneously improving the overall illumination within the tunnels.
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2016-05-09

Swedbank's International Headquarters Aglow with acdc LED Luminaires

Swedbank’s new international headquarters by architectural firm 3XN is an innovative interpretation if the core values of the organisation: openness, simplicity and care. These have been translated into a modern architectural space with an emphasis on transparency and the creation of a good social environment. Stretching across an entire block, the building takes the form of a triple V structure – a design concept intended to both break up the volume and make it easier to connect both people and spaces. The largely transparent facades bring in plenty of daylight, highlighting the spectacular semi-public atrium spaces.  Natural wayfinding is another key part of the design, with two spiral staircases providing key orientation points.  Social spaces are placed around a central axis facilitating interaction and good internal communication for employees.
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2016-05-06

Designers of Lightening a Modern Odyssey Talk about Inspiration and Concept

In this blog entry by Monique Cousineau Social Media Manager for Philips Lighting North America, she interviews 2nd prize winners of CLUE 02 Competition Antonis Athanasiou and Maria–Chrysoula Akrivou about their award winning lighting design.
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Samsung Electronics today announced two new additions to its chip-scale package (CSP) line-up: LM101B, a 1W-class mid-power LED, and LH231B, a 5W-class high-power LED. Built with enhanced CSP technology, the new LED packages deliver industry-l... READ MORE

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its existing portfolio for flash applications with a product featuring a specially developed chip sized package (CSP). With Ceramos C, Osram is following the trend for miniaturization as the new... READ MORE