A Light Shower To Optimise Performance
Activating light is helping Austrian Ski Federation athletes prepare for their competitions. The activating light was developed by Tyrolean lighting specialists Bartenbach and the Swiss company emt as part of a European research project. High-intensity, cold white light makes human beings active. What was scientifically proven at the beginning... Read more
Healthe Launches Line Of Architectural Luminaries
Healthe®, by Lighting Science, is pleased to announce the launch of its circadian optimised line of architectural luminaires. The product line, named 480®, leverages Healthe’s patented technology to deliver the right spectrum at the right time, enhancing wellbeing and productivity in commercial, managed care, hospitality and many other applications.... Read more
Consumer Brand Casper Crosses Over Into HCL Market
Casper, who are best known as the company that popularised the mattress-in-a-box concept, have taken a step ‘outside-the-box’, and released a lamp. Not just your standard bedside lamp: the Glow has been designed to focus on delivering the perfectly lit environment for sleep. Jeff Chapin, Chief of Product at... Read more
GE Lighting’s New Products and Partners Aim To Boost User Adoption
Announced at CES, GE Lighting is expanding its C by GE portfolio in 2019, adding new platforms to help consumers realise more benefits across the home, including families of smart wall switches, full colour lights and accessories. GE’s C by GE brand is hoping to ‘Lights the Way You... Read more
Circadian Experts Create New Precision Spot For Discerning Lighting Designers
This month Lighting Science announced the release of the Series A+™ Par30 Gimbal, a specification-grade lamp created for discerning clients and lighting designers. “At Lighting Science, we strive to create products that provide people with healthier built environments in which to live and work. The Series A+ takes the... Read more
Phillips Hue Launches Two New Products
Phillips Hue Launches Two New Products “Our latest lamp designs provide new ways for people to create personalized lighting experiences in their homes. Whether its ambiance creation or making gaming and music truly immersive, our new Philips Hue Play and Philips Hue Signe are two sleek lamps designed to... Read more
Self-Powered Wireless Technology
Self-Powered Wireless Technology To enhance the energy performance of buildings and to drive digital transition in buildings forward, the Smart Buildings Alliance (SBA) officially launched their “Ready2Services” initiative. The “Ready2Services” concept aims to evaluate the ability of buildings for multiple services, awarding buildings with a certain certification level whilst... Read more
LG Innotek Releases An “Eye-Pleasing (EP)” LED
LG Innotek Releases An “Eye-Pleasing (EP)” LED The new “EP LED” from LG Innotek is a lighting LED inspired by previous research on the interaction between light and eye. The company applied its proprietary technology to designing an ultra-precision LED chip to control the wavelength of light. “EP LED”... Read more
Crestron Unveiled SolarSync™ Color Temperature Daylight Sensor
Crestron Unveiled SolarSync™ Color Temperature Daylight Sensor Crestron, a global leader in commercial lighting control technology, unveiled SolarSync (GLS-LCCT), its new daylight sensor with correlated color temperature (CCT) and a luminous intensity meter. SolarSync was designed to analyze the color temperature of the ambient light and direct the indoor... Read more
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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
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
Vintage Style LED Lighting with a Twist
Feit Electric, a leading global lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, today announced the availability of its LED Original Vintage Glass product line with a twist. A twist, curved design filament fills the glass with a swirl, knot or loop, offering an impeccable design and unique, but traditional... Read more
Soraa Expands into Directional Luminaires
Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most renowned historical buildings, museums, hotels, and luxury shops, today announces their expansion into the directional luminaire market. Soraa’s LED technology allows the slimmest, most versatile luminaires in the industry. Lighting specifiers can now confidently... Read more
Spotlight with Semi-Spherical Joint
Spotlight with Semi-Spherical Joint | ERCO’s Oseris Design: ERCO Trends: Compact, versatile spotlight with characteristic semi-sperical joint. Features: > Ideal for duct mounting. The compact design and central pivot point predestine some luminaires for installation in ceiling channels. > Oval flood can be freely rotated. The Spherolit lens oval flood in round luminaire heads... Read more
Light Cube – Spectrum Tuneable Smart Lighting System
Light Cube – Spectrum Tuneable Smart Lighting System Design: Asensetek Trends: “Light Cube” is the perfect system for researches of all kinds, allowing users to save the money, cut down the maintenance, and increase the efficacy and chance of success in their studies. Features: Light Cube is a powerful Lighting... Read more
UltraFlat-System for Creative Luminaire Designs
UltraFlat-System for Creative Luminaire Designs Design: OSRAM Trends: An ultraflat lighting system that combines a flat DALI LED driver, a flat light and motion sensor and an extra slim LED module. Features: The ultraflat lighting system will enable designers to create unique, design-oriented luminaires with an effective installation depth of just... Read more
Luminary that Absorbs Sounds
Luminary that Absorbs Sounds | Pétale Suspension Design: French Architect Odile Decq Trends: A luminary that combines a sound-absorbing panel white elastic tissue with the light source. Features: The truly extraordinary feature of this object with an organic form is the way it absorbs sound. While it is ideal for use in... Read more
Luminary with 144,000 Hours Life-Time
Luminary with 144,000 hours life-time | CSYS Task Light Design: Jake Dyson Trends: Improved cooling system, based on a heat-pipes, increases the life-time of the LEDs and of the luminary. Features: “3 Axis Glide” motion – With a light touch of the finger the lamp arm can be slid up and down,... Read more
Smart Touch Luminary
Smart Touch Luminary | senses TOUCH Design: Susanne Scharf & Stefan Eckstein Trends: Smart controlled luminary to adjust direct/indirect light value, color temperature and brightness. Features: Color temperature can be tuned from 2,700K to 5,000K. Sources: Steinel Solutions AG http://www.senses-lights.ch/en/swiss-made/touch/   Read more
Circadian-Friendly Lamp
Circadian-friendly lighting Design: Soraa (USA) Trends: Blue-free bulbs that is significantly less disruptive to human’s circadian system compared to standard LED sources. Features: GaN-on-GaN LEDs with violet emitting light and three phosphors (blue, green and red). The smart SNAP expansion port allows addition of the latest sensors and smarts (e.g.... Read more
Luminary with Dynamic Beam Distribution without any Moving Parts
Luminary with Dynamic Beam Distribution without any Moving Parts Design: Tapio Rosenius (ES) Trends: Dynamic beam distribution from 8-60 degrees without moving parts Features: Smart controlled system Picture: Artemide http://www.artemide.com Light over Time (LoT) is a series of lighting tools allowing design professionals to reimagine, reveal, reinterpret and to... Read more
Color Tuneable Luminaire for Direct and Indirect Illumination with Smart Controlled Technologies
Luke Roberts Design: Luke & Robert (AT) Trends: The first smart luminaire where you can move the light in any direction with app and sensor control Features: Connected with SmartControls (e.g. SmartPhones) Picture: LpS 2016 in Bregenz https://luke-roberts.com Read more
World Record: Illuminating with Electroluminescent Films
World Largest Electroluminescent Film Design: InovisCoat (Germany), CEO: Moritz Graf zu Eulenburg Trends: Large area lighting with electroluminescent films Features: 12m2 AC-driven foil emitting blue coloured light Picture: Guiness World Records @ LpS 2016 in Bregenz   www.inoviscoat.de Read more
World Largest Flexible OLED Panel
World Largest Flexible OLEDs Design: LG Chem (Korea) Trends: OLED light panel Features: 406x50mm size, 0,41mm thickness, 20,000 hours lifetime and with a light uniformity of 70% Sources: LpS 2015 in Bregenz www.lgoledlight.com Read more
IoT Lighting System with a Cloud-Based Platform
IoT Lighting System with Cloud Platform Design: Gooee (USA) Trends: IoT lighting ecosystem features sensing, control & communication components that integrate with an enterprise scale cloud platform Features: The ‘full-stack’ ecosystem provides lighting manufacturers with a service-driven, scalable framework that delivers commercial, retail, hospitality & industrial applications to customers Sources: Gooee... Read more