Mayor Emanuel Highlights Progress Achieved by City of Chicago’s Historic Streetlight Modernization Program
Mayor Emanuel Highlights Progress Achieved by City of Chicago’s Historic Streetlight Modernization Program CDOT has Installed More Than 18,000 New LED Streetlights on South and West Side Streets; Mayor Tours West Side Assembly Plant Supporting Project to Modernize 270,000 Lights Over Four Years. With more than 18,000 new streetlights... Read more
Cybersuit for HCL Investigations
A Cybersuit for HCL Investigations? The Department of Electrical Engineering (Fakultät Elektrotechnik) at the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau (Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau; WHZ) is presenting a new type of cybersuit at the Hanover Fair. This system combines data goggles with networked sensors that are integrated in the... Read more
The Perfect Light Experience 2018
The Perfect Light Experience 2018 Leading LED manufacturer Citizen, and the Light Collective, a creative lighting consultancy from the UK, collaborated in 2017 to launch The Perfect Light Project. The project was a research program into the journey to discover the Perfect Light. The project asked lighting designers around the... Read more
Osram Launches Lightelligence for Energy Saving & Space Utilization in Smart Buildings
Osram Launches Lightelligence for Energy Saving & Space Utilization in Smart Buildings At the end of March, Munich-based lighting stalwart Osram announced ‘Lightelligence’ an open IoT platform and ecosystem in the lighting business and beyond. Osram claims that Lightelligence saves on energy and labor costs while simplifying the development... Read more
Lightelligence from Osram Understands Space and Opens up New Dimensions in Energy Saving and Networked Sensors
Lightelligence from Osram Understands Space and Opens up New Dimensions in Energy Saving and Networked Sensors Osram cuts lighting energy costs by more than 90 percent with Lightelligence Lightelligence is the IoT platform for light management and beyond Lightelligence understands space, providing invaluable insights into its utilization and environmental... Read more
OpenAIS Consortium Will Present Its Project Results In Eindhoven on May 23rd
OpenAIS Consortium Will Present Its Project Results In Eindhoven on May 23rd Over the past three years a consortium of leading European companies worked on a project called OpenAIS.  Partly funded by the EU within the Horizon 2020 program, the project was established to address the challenges of the... Read more
Tvilight Introduces a State-of-the-Art Asset Management Suite
Tvilight Introduces a State-of-the-Art Asset Management Suite TVILIGHT today announced the addition of a new comprehensive asset management suite to its CityManager platform, aiming to help cities optimize management and maintenance of public assets such as streetlights, and streamline asset-related operational activities. Public lighting infrastructure is one of the... Read more
DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting
DiiA and Zhaga Start Cooperation on IoT Solutions for Lighting The trend in lighting towards digitisation and the need for defining interfaces for sensors and connectivity modules is well recognized. Both the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) and the Zhaga Consortium (Zhaga) are developing important technology in this area.... Read more
Philips Lighting to be Renamed Signify, Representing the New Language of Light.
Philips Lighting to be renamed Signify, representing the new language of light. Philips Lighting used the global arena, Light + Building, to announced its intention to change its name from Philips Lighting to Signify. The choice of the new company name originates from the fact that light becomes an... Read more
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E.Leclerc Langon Boosts Sales with Connected Lighting from ZGS
E.Leclerc Langon Boosts Sales with Connected Lighting from ZGS Changing stationary retail through digital transformation – that was the aim of retailer E.Leclerc in a hypermarket in the French town of Langon. Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS) has supported E.Leclerc Langon on this exciting digitalisation journey, using a pilot project... Read more
Tishman Speyer Expands Zo Nationwide – a Comprehensive Suite of Wellness, Lifestyle and Corporate Services to Tenants and their Employees
Tishman Speyer Expands Zo Nationwide – a Comprehensive Suite of Wellness, Lifestyle and Corporate Services to Tenants and their Employees NEW YORK, March 13, 2018 – A year after the debut of Zo, a comprehensive suite of amenities and services for tenants and tenant employees at Rockefeller Center, Tishman... Read more
The NEW Zhaga – Smart Standards. Smarter Lighting.
The NEW Zhaga – Smart Standards. Smarter Lighting. Zhaga opens new business opportunities in digital lighting and service models by extending the scope of interface specifications. The NEW Zhaga will include interfaces for smart components such as sensors and connectivity modules and will focus on interoperability. This move is... Read more
We are Proud to Announce ROGIER VAN DER HEIDE as the TiL 2018 Curator
Rogier van der Heide is a master of light, a provocateur and a futurist, and he is on a mission to curate an event that will empower and inspire everyone. As Rogier explains: “The digital transformation of lighting creates not just new technical possibilities: it empowers professionals of all backgrounds... Read more
An Integrated Ecosystem of Intelligent Solutions that Enhances People’s Wellbeing Through Light
An Integrated Ecosystem of Intelligent Solutions that Enhances People’s Wellbeing Through Light Frankfurt, 18th March 2018 – Welcome to the Ideal City. At L + B, iGuzzini invites the lighting community to redesign the ideal city as the place where people are at the centre of everything, thanks to connections... Read more
Study: Natural Light is the Best Medicine for the Office.
Study: Natural Light is the Best Medicine for the Office New research from Cornell University Professor Alan Hedge finds the optimal amount of daylight reduces eyestrain and headaches of office workers by 84 percent. According to a new study conducted by Alan Hedge, a professor in the Department of... Read more
Bringing Interoperability to Light – Silvair Joins Forces With Manufacturers to Enter the Lighting Ecosystem Driven by Bluetooth Mesh Networking Standard
Bringing Interoperability to Light – Silvair Joins Forces With Manufacturers to Enter the Lighting Ecosystem Driven by Bluetooth Mesh Networking Standard San Francisco, March 6, 2018 – Silvair, a pioneer in lighting control technology using Bluetooth mesh networking standard, announces partnerships with Fulham, McWong International, Murata, Danlers, ERP Power... Read more
Echelon Introduces LumInsight Connected Outdoor Lighting Control Architecture for Making Cities Smarter
Echelon Introduces LumInsight Connected Outdoor Lighting Control Architecture for Making Cities Smarter Santa Clara, CA.  February 13, 2018 — “With the release of the latest version of its native cloud-based central management system, LumInsight® Cloud CMS, and its new LumInsight IoT Gateway, Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) has completed a... Read more
LiFi – What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects
LiFi – What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects The acronym LiFi (Light Fidelity) was born at the beginning of the 2010s. Its name derives from the very well-known WiFi (Wireless Fidelity). The term VLC (Visible Light Communication) is used... Read more
Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting
Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting On 18 March at show Light + Building 2018 in Frankfurt, Selteka will present Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric lighting luminaires Skylighter with BIOWN light mixing technology – amazing light spectrum and color rendition, automatic light intensity and color profiling... Read more
Lucid to Join Acuity Brands
Lucid to Join Acuity Brands Will collaborate to create the first end-to-end SaaS building intelligence platform. OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lucid, provider of the most comprehensive SaaS intelligence platform for building operations, today announced it has been acquired by Acuity Brands, Inc (NYSE:AYI), a leading... Read more
Bluetooth Mesh Network Chip Targets Smart Home Lighting
Bluetooth Mesh Network Chip Targets Smart Home Lighting Cypress Semiconductor has introduced a device which delivers Bluetooth mesh network connections certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). Distinguishing it from traditional Bluetooth interfaces, mesh networking technology enables devices within the network to interface with each other to provide... Read more
Osram’s Regensburg Location Seen in a Whole New Light
Osram’s Regensburg Location Seen in a Whole New Light With an innovative lighting concept, Osram Opto Semiconductors presents itself as an attractive employer for the region As you approach on the A3 motorway heading toward Neutraubling, you can see the brightly lit façade of Osram Opto Semiconductors’ new main... Read more
Czech Employees Give Thumbs Up to Office Lights that Provide a Stimulus Similar to a Strong Cup of Coffee 
Czech Employees Give Thumbs Up to Office Lights that Provide a Stimulus Similar to a Strong Cup of Coffee  Philips Lighting helps innogy to deliver one of Europe’s most innovative office environments  Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has helped to transform... Read more
The Future of Lighting Design Needs You
The Future of Lighting Design Needs You The Trends in Lighting (TiL) conference successfully launched last year. A combined 1800 delegates joined leading light experts from international companies including LightingEurope, Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram and Zumtobel Group. This year TiL returns with a new focused ambition,... Read more
Archaeological Museum in Madrid: Historical Exhibits Displayed in a Contemporary Way
Archaeological Museum in Madrid: Historical Exhibits Displayed in a Contemporary Way The contextual focus of the Archaeological Museum in Madrid is placed on Iberian art – such as the Lady of Elche. Precise accent lighting from ERCO lends the historical exhibits an expressive and contemporary appearance. The fourth of... Read more
‘Luminaire of the Future’ Aims to Revolutionize the European Lighting Industry by 2020
‘Luminaire of the Future’ Aims to Revolutionize the European Lighting Industry by 2020 As part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 work programme, the Repro-light project (Re-usable and re-configurable parts for sustainable LED based lighting systems) aspires to successfully initiate a transformation in the European LED lighting industry, by... Read more
Call for Speakers: TiL 2018 is Your Chance to Influence the Future of Lighting Design
Call for Speakers: TiL 2018 is Your Chance to Influence the Future of Lighting Design TiL 2018 will inspire and encourage attendees to build a future for lighting design that is relevant and secure, and our speaker opportunities mean you can be part of creating that future. Our mission is... Read more
Light is the Spirit of Architecture
Light is the Spirit of Architecture Extraordinary building concepts are the result of a holistic approach. As an integral part of the architecture, lighting solutions support and enhance the overall visual impression. The ultra-flat lighting systems from Osram help create working environments with a unique character and an inspiring... Read more
Standardizing the IoT for a Brighter Future in Commercial Buildings
Standardizing The IoT For A Brighter Future In Commercial Buildings By Evan Petridis, Chief System Architect at Enlighted The Internet of Things (IoT) technology is dramatically transforming the commercial building industry. It is empowering building owners to track data, gain intelligence and  implement solutions that enhance workflow, processes and... Read more
Lighting as a Service – Part Two
Lighting as a Service – Part Two The first blog on Lighting as a Service covered a basic overview of the subject and looked at the supporting factors around the idea’s increasing popularity in recent years. The second part will look at how lighting design might work with in... Read more
Lighting as a Service – Part One
Lighting as a Service – Part One This is the first part of a two-part blog examining Lighting as a Service, a relatively new idea in the lighting space but one that is becoming more popular. The first part will look at the context around LaaS, and the second... Read more
Evaluating Tunable LED Lighting in the Swedish Medical Behavioral Health Unit
Evaluating Tunable LED Lighting in the Swedish Medical Behavioral Health Unit A hospital-unit renovation provided a chance to better understand how LED systems are delivering value to end users, and how those systems can be improved to deliver better quality and efficiency. The new Swedish Medical Behavioral Health Unit... Read more
Wipro Lighting Collaborates with Cisco on Smart Lighting Solutions for Modern Workspaces
Wipro Lighting collaborates with Cisco on Smart Lighting Solutions for Modern Workspaces Bangalore, India, November 21, 2017: Wipro Lighting, the market leader in LED Lighting Solutions today announced that it has become a Cisco Digital Building Solutions provider for connected lighting. This collaboration brings together Wipro’s industry leading Smart... Read more
Philips Lighting Partners with Baidu to Bring Connected Lighting to Smart Homes in China
Philips Lighting Partners with Baidu to bring Connected Lighting to Smart Homes in China Smart devices integrated with Baidu ’s DuerOS conversational AI platform work seamlessly with Philips Hue personal wireless lighting system Philips Hue integration with smart appliances set to accelerate adoption of connected lighting in China Shanghai,... Read more
OSRAM Lighting Solutions Supports “Healthy Offices-Research”
OSRAM Lighting Solutions Supports “Healthy Offices-Research” A groundbreaking seven month research conducted by the University of Twente, VU Amsterdam and CBRE Netherlands in 2016 confirmed the relationship between people’s working environment and their health, well-being and ability to perform. The „Healthy Offices Research” took place in CBRE’s headquarters in... Read more
TiL Forum: Practical Hints and Innovative Application of the Technologies
TiL Forum: Practical Hints and Innovative Application of the Technologies The TiL 2017 Forum targeted planners, architects and lighting designers. The track also proved to be of interest for sales and marketing people learning from technicians and understanding the systems better. This complement to the technical LpS program was... Read more
Share Your Expertise in a TiL 2018 Talk
Share Your Expertise in a TiL 2018 Talk The first TiL program convinced architects, planners and designers. From cases studies to straight forward installation advices, from future outlooks for the lighting business to the challenges and chances of IoT, from emotions to IT, several hot topics were covered. The... Read more
The First TiL 2017 Successfully Illuminates the Future of Lighting for Over 1600 Visitors
The First TiL 2017 Successfully Illuminates the Future of Lighting for Over 1600 Visitors The eagerly awaited Trends in Lighting 2017 saw over 1,600 visitors, including designers, architects, technicians and consultants, from every aspect of lighting, gather for three insightful days of debate and discussion. TiL 2017 met the... Read more
volatiles lighting Won the TiL 2017 System Award
volatiles lighting Won the TiL 2017 System Award The very best system, design, solution or service in the field of Solid-State Lighting was honored with the first TiL System Award. volatiles lighting was the winner of the TiL 2017 System Award with the following system: VOLATILES displays the combination of diverse technologies such... Read more