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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2016-05-26

LIA Council of Management for 2016 Elaborates on Strategy and Vision

Peter Scott from Fern-Howard Lighting took up his tenure as President of the LIA Council of Management at the LIA’s Annual Luncheon in May.During the day, Dave Ribbons of Lutron EA Ltd and Mike Collett of WILA Lighting Limited, took up their position as Vice Presidents.
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2016-05-24

Orion Seals US $2.4 M Retrofit Lighting Project with Global Fortune 50 Retailer

Orion Energy Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient retrofit lighting platforms, announced a US $2.4 million retrofit lighting project with a global Fortune 50 retailer due to its ability to work with channel partners to deliver a brand new, custom product in less than a month. The project marks the initial phase of what is expected to be a broader opportunity for both retrofit lighting and new construction.
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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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2016-05-20

Spartanburg City Council Approves Public Art and Lighting Projects Funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies

Spartanburg City Council on Monday night approved design concepts for a US $1 million public art project that will light up neighborhoods later this year.  The funding is provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies. In 2015, the City of Spartanburg was selected as one of four cities nationwide to take part in Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge, a new program to support temporary public art projects that celebrate creativity, enhance urban identity, encourage public-private partnerships, and drive economic development.
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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

Manchester United Outperforms Competitors When Playing Under in LED Floodlights

Manchester United stand head and shoulders above their rivals when it comes to Premier League matches played under floodlights, research by the UK’s leading online LED lighting retailer, LED Hut revealed today.
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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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2016-05-12

Issey Miyake Shop in Belgium Lit up with LEDs

Zumtobel’s Brand PR manager Andreas Reimann sheds light on the lights used to brighten up Issey Miyake shop in Antwerp, Belgium in this company blog entry.
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2016-05-11

City of Binghamton Releases Carbon Emission Reduction Results from LED Streetlight Upgrade

City of Binghamton Mayor Richard David, announced the annual environmental impact benefits of converting the 7,000 streetlights in the U.S. city to LED technology.
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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

Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman Upgrades to LED Streetlights

The Sohar Port and Freezone located in Middle East nation Oman, announced that it will be installing LED streetlight systems within premises of the port and freezone, reported Times of Oman.
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2016-05-09

Chico in California to Replace 6,000 Streetlights with LEDs

Chico, a city in California, U.S. will be replacing its streetlights with more efficient LED lights in the next four to six weeks, reported The Orion.
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2016-05-09

New York's Nightsky Lit up by Circling LEDs-tagged Pigeons

Started from last week, New York’s night skies were lit by up to 2,000 pigeons flew with LEDs strapped to their legs. The performance held in Brooklyn Navy Yard, named “Fly by Night”, was launched by artist Duke Riley. The massive flock followed the artist’s whistle, circled in the sky for 30 minutes over the deck of a decommissioned U.S. Navy ship.
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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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2016-05-06

Tri-State LED Completes LED Retrofit and Saves 60% Energy Use for Corporate Headquarters

Tri-State LED, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies, today announced it has recently completed an LED lighting retrofit for The Blue Book Building & Construction Network (The Blue Book Network), the nation's largest commercial construction network. The retrofit occurred at the company's Jefferson Valley, NY corporate headquarters and involved the complete replacement of all existing fluorescent lighting to reduce lighting energy use by 60%.
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2016-05-05

Shanghai Train Station Gets a Touch of Nature with Sunlight and Rainbow Butterflies

Rings of LED lights circle the cylinder pillars of Shanhai Metro’s Hanzhong Road Station and brings to it a natural touch. The columns are now wrapped up in light beams that resemble sunlight. Schools of lit-up 3D printed butterflies took over the walls of the hall way. Jiayu Liu, an artist who is known for its digitalized art installations presented his latest lighting project, Magic Forest.
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2016-05-04

New Mexico’s Largest City to be lit up with 19,000 LED Streetlights

In October of 2015 the City of Albuquerque in New Mexico, U.S., through the Department of Municipal Development and Department of Accounting and Financial Services/ Purchasing Division, released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the evaluation and implementation of energy efficiency and reduced maintenance project for city owned street lighting. After much review of all proposals received, Citelum Group was selected as the winning bidder. As part of their contract, Citelum will evaluate and develop a plan to convert approximately 19,000 city-owned street lights to LED.
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2016-05-03

Japanese Firm Transforms LED-lit Drones into Breathtaking Fireworks in front of Mount. Fuji

Japanese advertisement network MicroAd recently sent 25 LED-lit drones to the sky as lighting performance. Together the drones created breath-taking light display that integrated with the culture’s traditional musical instruments Shamisens rhythms, reported PC mag.
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2016-04-27

Zumtobel Group AG and Bosch Software Innovations Team up in the Development of IoT Solutions for Commercial Lighting Applications

Zumtobel Group, an international lighting group and a leading player in the field of innovative lighting solutions and components, and Bosch Software Innovations, the software and systems house of the Bosch Group, will cooperate for more energy efficient and intelligent commercial buildings. In a development partnership project, the companies will initially focus on remote monitoring and space management in the area of smart lighting solutions for connected buildings.
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2016-04-26

Revolution Lighting to Light up Des Moines University with LED Tubes

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Des Moines University (DMU), an osteopathic medical and health sciences university in Des Moines, Iowa, for a lighting retrofit installing its T8 LED tube technology. The project includes a complete retrofit of all six campus buildings with Revolution Lighting's T8 SEP LED tubes to increase energy efficiency, decrease maintenance costs, and improve quality of light, achieving a return on investment of only 1.5 years.
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2016-04-25

Toronto's TD Centre to Lit with LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

The Toronto-Dominion Centre (TD Centre), the original skyscrapers of Toronto’s Financial District and the largest commercial complex in Canada, is working with North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and Gerrie Electric, one of Canada’s largest independently owned electrical distributors, to help continue its mission of sustainability. TD Centre is replacing T8 fluorescent lighting with approximately 55,000 energy-saving and long-life SYLVANIA SubstiTUBE® IPS LED Tubes, saving approximately 2,500,000 kWh annually and $250,000 per year. At 4.3 million square feet the TD Centre, managed by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd., is one of the largest LEED Platinum certified properties in North America, in addition to being one of North America's largest business communities and home to 21,000 office employees. 
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2016-04-22

Cree SmartCast PoE Chosen by mindSHIFT Cloud Services Facility

mindSHIFT, a leading IT outsourcing and cloud services provider, selected SmartCast® Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) integrated with a Cisco network for the build-out of its cloud mounting services facility in Long Island, N.Y. SmartCast PoE is an intuitively simple, scalable and open platform that enables 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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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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