2016-07-20

Soraa's LED Lights Bring to Life Madame Tussauds Wax Figures

Visitors can step into the spotlight with their favorite celebrities at Madame Tussauds San Francisco. Wax figures of iconic celebrities, such as Jennifer Aniston and Anne Hathaway, are perfectly illuminated with LED lamps from Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology.
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2016-07-20

Cree SmartCast PoE Integrated in Cisco's High Availability Business Center in California

Quest, a worldwide leader in technology management offering professional, cloud, and managed service, selected SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED lighting by Cree, Inc. integrated with a Cisco network for its new High Availability Business Center (HABC) in Roseville, California. SmartCast PoE is an intuitively simple, scalable and open platform that helps enable the Internet of Things (IoT) for buildings through better light. The system embeds intelligence to make buildings more efficient and people more productive, while delivering far better light for less energy than ordinary LED lighting systems. 
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2016-07-20

VENTURE’S Efficient LED Streetlights Slash Energy Costs for London Borough of Merton

Since its launch in 2015, Venture Lighting Europe’s advanced VLED Westminster Retrofit Street Light engine has seen a successful period of installations around the country, with 3000 being installed across the London Borough of Merton alone.
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2016-07-15

StubHub Center Becomes First Major League Soccer Stadium to Install LED Sports Lights

Beginning this Friday, July 15, StubHub Center will become the first soccer-specifc stadium in Major League Soccer to illuminate its field using high-efficiency LED sports lights. The new upgraded lights will use over 60% less energy than the lighting array it replaces.
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2016-07-14

ADB Financially Backs Malaysia Large Scale Smart LED Streetlight Project

Ryuchi Kaga, Head of the Office of Public-Private Partnerships of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Datuk HJ. Kamarudin Bin MD Shah, CEO of Melaka Green Technology Corporation, signed a transaction advisory services agreement today that will pave the way for a public-private partnership (PPP) project to install energy efficient road lights in the Malaysian state of Melaka. 
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2016-07-12

Studio City of Macau Shines Bright with Illumination Physics LED Lights

Studio City Macau is an outstanding Hollywood-themed resort which offers what is an unprecedented cinematic inspired entertainment and leisure experience never before seen on the Cotai Strip in Macau. This is the second property to be owned by Melco-Crown Entertainment after City of Dreams and has just been crowned the Casino/Integrated Resort of the Year by the 9th International Gaming Awards (IGA) for 2016.
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2016-07-12

Revolution Lighting Technologies Awarded $4.3M to Retrofit City of New Bedford, Massachusetts

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a global provider of advanced LED lighting solutions, today announced that its division, TNT Energy, is installing a US $4.3 million turnkey LED retrofit Performance Contract with Siemens Industry Inc. Building Technologies Division for the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
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2016-07-12

Molex Help Light up Cisco Live! Las Vegas

Molex, a Cisco Solutions Technology Integrator and member of the Cisco® Digital Ceiling partner community, will be exhibiting at Cisco Live! Las Vegas, to be held July 10-14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The event is focused on educating and inspiring leaders in the world of digital business transformation.
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2016-07-11

MLS Strategies in LED Package and Outlook for U.S. Market

Compared to other manufacturers in the industry, MLS is optimistic about LED market developments and market potential with plans of scaling up LED package production this year from 50 billion PCS to 70 billion PCS, said MLS General Manager Lawrence Lin recently at a strategic partnership agreement signing ceremony with Taiwanese lighting manufacturer YACG at Denwell restaurant last Sunday.
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2016-07-11

Tridonic Brings Light to Historic Middle Age Building

The St. Jean granary, built in the middle ages in Angers, France, does not attract as many visitors as the castles of the Loire nearby. Nevertheless, this impressive half-timbered building is greatly appreciated as part of the town's cultural heritage, and is well worth a visit. A new lighting concept has been recently installed to display the interior in all its glory. Different lighting scenarios are available depending on the particular use of this historic building.
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2016-07-07

Soraa Lights up Historic Staten Island Museum

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the historic Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor in New York. A former dormitory for sailors built in 1879, the sustainably built Museum now has a modern, minimalist interior that is respectful and reminiscent of the building’s history.
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2016-07-07

Cree Brightens up Buy-Low Foods in Canada with LED Lights

Originally founded in 1966, Buy-Low Foods is now the largest food wholesale distributor to independent grocers in Western Canada, servicing nearly 1,900 wholesale customers through its Associated Grocers and Van-Whole Produce divisions. With 35 corporate stores and 2 franchise stores, Buy-Low Foods also provides  fresh produce, fine cuts of meats and national brand products directly to consumers. Although each of these stores are unique, they all share a common commitment to deliver quality products at low, low prices while providing a great customer experience.
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2016-07-06

Morning, noon or night: Know what your lighting system is up to with Philips EnvisionManager Web

Rahul Shira, Product Marketing Manager at Philips Lighting shares the company’s strategy in commercial lighting in this blog entry.The way office spaces are used has evolved over recent decades. In many places, there has been an evolution from private offices, to a few people sharing a single office, to open plan. Traditionally, facility managers and building owners adapted to these trends through a more manual and laborious process which involved managers maintaining records of space allocation, employee seating arrangements, time cards and other administrative accounting techniques. This was expensive, time consuming and the information was often not current or accurate.
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2016-07-06

Circontrol Presents Parking Lighting Concept for Shopping Centers

Park the car is, probably, the first thing to do when you arrive to a shopping center. That’s the reason why making this easier for the costumer could be a key issue to make them choose your mall instead of another. It’s important to notice too that car park management also represents a cost regarding its maintenance and its consumption. Having all this in mind, Circontrol has designed an efficient parking management global system that includes: guidance system (indoor and outdoor), LED lighting system, electric vehicle charging stations installation and all this managed with CirPark SCADA platform.
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2016-07-04

Philips Lighting Illuminates Award Winning Kırıkkale Nur Mosque in Turkey

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, Illuminated the Kırıkkale Nur Mosque in Turkey that has been awarded with an "Award of Merit" at the 33rd International Lighting Design Competition organized by International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) in San Diego.
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2016-06-30

Researcher: Light Pollution Impacts on Seasons

University of Exeter completed a study that dates over 13 years, recording the budding. Researchers cross-referenced the data collected by volunteers. Meanwhile, night-time satellite images are also studied to understand the light pollution level in different areas, reported Dainly Mail.
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2016-06-30

Philips Studies Impact of Public Lighting Installations

Philips Lighting frequently partners with government organizations and non-profit groups to incorporate unique and effective lighting products into infrastructure and facilities, resulting in tangible and meaningful contributions to the public realm. These lighting installations serve much more than a utilitarian purpose of providing light. In many cases, they spark increased tourism, economic development, community pride and neighborhood revitalization.
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2016-06-30

Musco's LED Lighting System Lights up Seminole County Sports Complex

This summer, athletes from the Southeast will enjoy a one-of-a-kind tournament experience at Seminole County Sports Complex, now that the 15-field facility has unveiled Musco’s Light-Structure Green™ LED system.
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2016-06-28

City of Birmingham Revitalizes Downtown Parking Garages with Philips Lighting's LEDs

Philips Lighting and the City of Birmingham, today announced a new project to modernize the City’s infrastructure by upgrading the current parking garage lighting to energy efficient connected LED lighting.
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2016-06-24

Newmark Holdings Retrofits 24 NYC Commercial Properties With Independence LED Lighting

Newmark Holdings, a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate, announced it has completed LED lighting retrofits for 24 of the buildings in its NYC portfolio. Independence LED Lighting completed this benchmark energy efficiency initiative for Newmark Holdings, which represents one of the largest and most comprehensive commercial LED base building retrofits of its type in the U.S. Bay City Metering has worked closely with Newmark Holdings for over three decades as its utility submetering company and energy consultant and aligned Independence LED with Newmark Holdings. Bay City Metering played a significant role in both the project implementation and the relationship between Independence LED and Newmark Holdings.
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2016-06-23

Rocky Mount City to Switch 7K Streetlights to LEDs

Rocky Mount is to be lit with brighter light soon, reported Rocky Mount Telegram. The recent meeting held by Rocky Mount City Council touched on full switch to LED streetlights, said Rich Worsinger, director of energy resources. The total cost of the conversion is approximately US $ 3 million, which will be full funded by the city’s electric fund, said Worsinger. The city plans to pay for the conversion with dent financing, said City Manager Charles Penny. 
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2016-06-23

Soraa LED Lights Animates Art Works in Hong Kong Hotel

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced its LED lamps were installed at the Hotel Stage in the heart of Kowloon, Hong Kong. More than just a hotel, the Hotel Stage serves as a quiet retreat amidst the energetic Yau Ma Tei neighborhood and a stage for local artists to showcase their work. Driven by this passion to showcase local art, the Hotel Stage required energy efficient lighting that could create a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere in the hotel’s exceptional communal spaces, as well as accurately render colors of the creative artwork.
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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

High-end Commercial LED Lighting Sees Growing Penetration Rate as Market Favors Optimal Light Quality

The ongoing improvement of efficacy, competence of SDCM control and color rendering index in LEDs accelerate high-end commercial lighting market’s development that demands higher light quality. High-end commercial lighting market mainly include museum, galleries and other exhibition lighting applications that primarily use downlights, projectors and reflectors.   LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports in its “High-end commercial and track lighting market” that the market scale of two frequently used luminaires for high-end commercial lighting, namely Downlight and Projectors and Reflectors (Par& Rs.) separately reaches US $1.88 billion and US $1.54 billion in 2016. It’s projected that the market scale of Downlight is to reach US $2.01 billion and Projector and Reflectors at US $1.59 billion in 2017.
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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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2016-06-15

Anonymous Donations to Light up Two Memphis-based Bridges with LEDs

The city of Memphis received US $12 million from anonymous donors to illuminate two bridges with LEDs. The two bridges, Harahan and Hernando de Soto, are few of the most iconic images of the city, said Jim Strickland, Memphis Mayor.
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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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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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