2016-10-11

Arizona Tunnel Upgrades to LED Lighting System

The Queen Creek Tunnel on US 60 east of Superior now has a LED lighting system, making it Arizona’s first tunnel to have this innovative and energy-saving technology.
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2016-10-11

Philips Lighting to Supply New Atletico Madrid Stadium with LED Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in Lighting, and Atletico Madrid announced an agreement to supply the lighting of the club’s new stadium in the Spanish capital. Under the agreement, Philips Lighting becomes Atletico Madrid’s official lighting partner for the next four seasons where the new stadium will be the first in the world to benefit from Philips ArenaExperience. With the Philips ArenaExperience multi-purpose LED stadia lighting system, Atletico Madrid will harness the power of lighting to create a lasting impression for its visitors, both outside and inside the stadium. The system will encompass LED lighting for the pitch, stadium façade and hospitality areas. 
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2016-10-05

Flicker-free LED Floodlights Improve Video Recordings at Skate Park in Germany

The skater scene at the new skate park in Karlsruhe, Germany enthuses about ideal preconditions for spectacular recordings in super slow-motion thanks to innovative lighting from Osram. The new Floodlight 20 generation of LED floodlights guarantees not only perfect lighting conditions for the stunts of skaters, inliners and BMX riders but also enables the flicker-free recording of skating tricks in super slow-motion for training purposes or for sharing on Facebook, Instagram and Co.
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2016-10-03

UK Tomato Growers Maximize Yield Rates with LED Grow Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today announced that the UK’s largest tomato grower, APS Salads and supermarket tomato supplier, Flavour Fresh Solfresh Group, have both completed their first 12 and 10 month growing cycles respectively using 100% Philips LED light. This marks a trend to move from hybrid lighting, combining LED and conventional high pressure sodium (HPS), to 100% horticultural LED lighting to improve yield and grow consistently tasty, fruit and vegetables all year round.
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2016-09-23

Japan Kicks off First Professional Basketball LED Court

LED basketball courts that draw virtual court lines, and track players movement was first launched as a concept by Nike House of Mamba in 2014, but Japanese professional basketball teams are leading introducing the interactive courts into real life tournaments.
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2016-09-23

Warsaw Spire Illuminates Polish Capital with 80,000 New LED Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, illuminated the newly built Warsaw Spire, the second tallest skyscraper in Poland with a Philips’ architectural LED lighting system. With over 88,000 LED light points installed on the 220-meter tall skyscraper, it is the largest installation of Philips Color Kinetics technology in Central Eastern Europe.
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2016-09-20

Moodify Night and Roadshows Illuminated in Indonesia

Osram unveiled its superior lighting products to over 150 influential lighting partners at the two roadshows and Moodify Night in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 3, 25 & 26 respectively. The meticulous lighting solutions, LEDTouch Downlight, Pursos Super High Power LED Flood Light and Media Tube HO RGBW were displayed during the events and demonstrated how the Osram Business Unit Lighting Solutions strives to bring pioneering and futuristic lighting technology to customers.
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2016-09-12

MaxLite Filament LED Lamps Create Ambient Lighting in Hotels

MaxLite has been committed to providing energy efficient lighting products for more than 20 years, and was one of the first movers into LED technology in the industry. A four-time ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, MaxLite offers an extensive line of quality, certified indoor and outdoor LED lamps Situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., the recently opened Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown houses Elevation restaurant, a modern American bistro with panoramic views of the city.
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2016-09-12

Illuminating Art Gracefully with LEDs

Gabrielle Serriere, Senior Lighting Designer at ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT, a veteran designer in the lighting industry with more than 11 years of experience shares in this Soraa blog entry how to light up art galleries.
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2016-09-09

Pune in Western India to Roll out Large LED Streetlight Upgrade

Pune, a city located in western Indian state of Maharashtra, will be replacing 70,000 streetlights with LEDs, reported Times of India.
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2016-09-08

Juventus Football Stadium Impresses Broadcasters and Fans with New Pitch Lighting System

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting and the Official Lighting Partner of Juventus, wowed fans in its stadium and watching on TV with a dazzling pre-match light show using its new Philips ArenaVision LED pitch lighting system. The new pitch lighting, which meets the latest standards of TV broadcasters and international football federations, was an instant hit with fans who expressed their delight on social media. Since its unveiling on August 21, at an evening match against Fiorentina the new lighting received a massive thumbs up with 43,000 Facebook likes, 37,500 shares and 2,700 enthusiastic comments and 3.89 million impressions on Twitter.
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2016-09-08

LG Display Showcases its OLED Light Panels at LG SIGNATURE Pavilion at IFA 2016

LG Display OLED light panels were installed at the LG SIGNATURE Pavilion, titled “The Art of Essence,” at IFA 2016 located on the grounds of Messe Berlin. The pavilion, in collaboration of LG Electronics and Jason Bruges Studio, was created to portray “the design philosophy and the core essence of sophistication and class” of the LG SIGNATURE products.
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2016-09-07

Energy Focus, Inc. Dimmable LED Honored in FEMP Call for Innovation

“Network Ready” forward-compatible TLED enables lighting controls and minimizes total cost of LED lighting retrofit
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2016-09-07

Serpentine Pavilion Turns to Minimalist Lighting Design

The 2016 edition of the Serpentine Pavilion is a 14 meter high complex sculptural structure designed by Copenhagen/NYC based architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). As daylight fades, the pavilion is enhanced by specialist lighting from acdc Lighting, a brand of Zumtobel Group. The design delivers the light levels required for functional use of the space, while keeping the visual presence of the lighting equipment to an absolute minimum.
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2016-09-06

Solar LED Pathway Lights up Mt. Hood Community College

Urban Solar worked with Portland's transportation agency Trimet, as well as Mt. Hood, to illuminate a multi-use pathway from the main college office, and a public right-of-way with a Trimet transit shelter.
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2016-09-05

Peak Season Drives up Lextar Backlight and Lighting Revenue

Lextar’s revenue in August 2016 rose 13.1% monthly to NT $1.18 billion (US $37.63 million), reported UDN.com.
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2016-09-05

Illinois University Krannert Center Slashes Energy Costs with LED Lighting

Audience members won’t notice anything different about the look of Foellinger Great Hall when they go to a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert or hear the Art of Time Ensemble play Beatles music this fall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
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2016-09-02

G20 Summit Illuminated with Powerful Lighting Solutions

Osram is putting the G20 Summit in China, which will take place on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou, in the right light. High-quality lighting solutions from the Munich-based lighting specialist will be in use in the Congress Hall where representatives of the twenty most important industrial and emerging nations will be meeting. They will also be used to illuminate various outdoor areas. Osram has supplied the hosts with several hundred spotlights and spotlight lamps. High, mid and low-power LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors are integrated in luminaires from the Chinese manufacturer Roleds. 
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2016-09-02

Soraa LED Lighting Perfects Sydney’s Spice Room

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the iconic Spice Room restaurant in Sydney, Australia. Located in the Circular Quay area of Sydney, the Spice Room restaurant’s design is inspired by a rail trackside Indian street scene.
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2016-09-02

GE Lighting Exits Asian Market to Ensure Its Survival, LEDinside Reports

GE Lighting’s decision to leave the Asian lighting market has sent another shock wave within the global lighting industry. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, pointed out that less than 10% of GE Lighting’s total lighting revenue comes from China. Other markets in Asia also make up a very small percentage. At the same time, pricing and brand competition in the region has intensified. By withdrawing from this region and reinforcing its presence in North America, GE Lighting has also shown that the industry’s thinking has shifted from expanding channel network and market share to maintaining profitability and one’s survival.
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2016-09-01

Iconic Landmarks and Buildings Light up in North America to Support Stand up To Cancer

More than 90 historic buildings and landmarks across the United States  and  Canada  will be illuminated in the colors of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) during the week leading up to the fifth biennial SU2C "roadblock" telecast airing in both countries on Friday, Sept. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT / 7:00 PM CT). All will be lit in a combination of SU2C's signature colors: red, orange, yellow or white. 
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2016-08-30

Maverick Baseball Field Retrofitted with LED Lighting

SCS replaced 44 MUSCO Metal Halide HID sports lights that used 2,300 watts each. SCS designed and installed 40 sports stadium rated - 900 watts each - LED lights replacing the existing MUSCO lights. SCS LED lights provide 3 times the foot candle measurements to the baseball diamond and all three outfield positions, using only 180,000 watts per game; a savings of 326,000 watts per game!
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2016-08-30

LED Lighting Boosts Senior Citizens Health in U.S. Assisted Living Facility

Research has shown that LED lighting has positive effects on health including reducing headaches, nausea, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, mood disorders, stress, vision loss and eye disorders. In addition to the energy savings, the health benefits make LEDs the ideal choice for healthcare and senior living facilities.
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2016-08-26

Venture Creates Lighting Solution for COSTCO in Birmingham Underground Car Park

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied a purpose-made retrofit gear tray to help a Costco store in Birmingham, UK reduce its energy consumption and improve the lighting of its underground car park.
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2016-08-26

Quik Mart Franchise in Arizona Slashes Energy Costs with LED Lights

The SCS Lighting Division recently replaced existing fluorescent and HID interior/exterior lighting with solid state LED lighting at 25 locations for the popular AZ convenience store/gas station chain.  SCS Lighting also developed a solution to costly beverage and freezer cooler lighting, as well as enhancing existing merchandise displays.
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2016-08-24

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under LED Lighting System

Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum partnered with Musco—the Official Supplier of Lighting to the 1984 Olympic Games—for the installation of a new lighting system for opening ceremonies and track and field competition.
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2016-08-24

British DJ Wilkinson Live at Parklife Beams under LED Strobes

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced that 40 Philips Showline SL NITRO 510C LED strobes have delivered maximum impact on chart-topping British DJ Wilkinson’s packed out live performance at Manchester’s Parklife festival.
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2016-08-23

The Bruckner University Seen in a Different Light

The Bruckner University in Linz in Austria was completed in autumn 2015. The façade and layout of the new lecture halls for students of music, dance and drama are reminiscent of musical instruments.
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2016-08-23

Pop Meets Classic Concert Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Spectacular Lighting

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and a global leader in lighting, announces the Braunschweig Symphony Orchestra has celebrated the 10th edition of its ‘Pop Meets Classic’ concert with Philips Showline SL BEAM 300fx LED luminaires playing a crucial role in the dazzling spectacle.
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2016-08-23

LED Specialty Lighting Market to Post 30% CAGR in 2016~2020, Says LEDinside

According to the 2016 Global Lighting Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, four LED specialty lighting applications that are attracting growing interests include horticultural lighting, surgical lighting, marine/harbor lighting and smart lighting. The combined market scale of these four applications is estimated to grow from US$4.36 billion in 2016 to US$16.4 billion in 2020, with the CAGR during this forecast period reaching 30%.
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