Full Spectrum Horticulture Lighting From Samsung
Samsung’s full-spectrum-based horticultural lighting LEDs encourage healthier and more balanced plant growth by stimulating photosynthesis, enhancing plant immunity and increasing nutritional value. As the sole light source, LEDs for vertical farming must be all about efficacy. Samsung’s LEDs with industry-leading efficacies can lower energy consumption. In addition, the economical... Read more
Bartenbach Launch New Optic Design
Bartenbach as part of the Repro-light Consortium Deliver Intelligent Optics Aldrans, Tyrol, June 2020 –  Bartenbach’s interdisciplinary team this week announced the successful engineering of two unparalleled optic designs. Driven by the scope of the Repro-light project, “To successfully initiate transformation in the European LED lighting industry, by creating... Read more
Signify Launches Nature Connect
Signify introduces NatureConnect, a lighting innovation inspired by nature to make people feel happier and healthier. The system is built on proven biophilic design principles, which use elements of nature in interior spaces to create healthy, engaging and inspiring environments. The first implementation of NatureConnect is currently taking place... Read more
Repro-light Consortium Announce Intelligent Workspace Lighting Concept
The pioneering design team at Bartenbach unveils a brand-new intelligent lighting concept set to revolutionize workspace personalization. It is set to deliver a truly user-centric, workspace lighting blueprint for lighting designers to transform workspaces for healthier living.   The story began with Bartenbach’s involvement in the Repro-light project consortium, funded... Read more
Avocado Appreciation
The HOMMÉS Studio avocado table lamp is a standing light designed to impress.  Borne from a collaboration between HOMMÉS & MODO, an Italian architecture studio.  Inspired by the most popular fruit in the world, the avocado desk lamp summarises the Pop Art concept, distilling beauty out of the popular. Studio Manifesto: “HOMMÉS... Read more
ERCO Delivers New Spotlight Range Eclipse
The new Eclipse spotlight range from ERCO would have been showcased at Light + Building in March.  ERCO specialise in lighting technology for: prestigious museums, art galleries and exclusive retail projects. Clients have come to expect individual lighting solutions that simultaneously offer perfect quality in terms of design and... Read more
Vintage Osram Bulb Still Works After 70 Years
A forgotten passageway used by prime ministers and political luminaries – and closed up by Victorian labourers – has been uncovered in UK Parliament.  Historians working on the renovation of the House of Commons found the lost 360-year-old passageway, hidden in a secret chamber. “As we looked at the... Read more
Osram Reveal Best LED For Food Growers
Osram claims it has delivered the most efficient LED for Horticulture lighting to date with the new generation of Oslon Square Hyper Red.  Osram state that it is possible to provide the exact light composition various plants need for ideal growth or to develop certain characteristics. Plants can be... Read more
Philips Hue Adds Voice Control To Sync Box
Signify announces voice control for Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box at CES 2020. The latest update for the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box allows for easy voice control with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and the Google Assistant to control your light sync experience.  The new infrared receiver... Read more
British Marks And Spencer To Roll Out Signify 3D Printed Luminaires
Signify the global heavyweight, today unveiled its facilities to 3D print luminaires in the Netherlands and plans to establish 3D printing factories in the US, India and Indonesia.  The company has perfected this highly flexible, more sustainable form of manufacturing, using a 100% recyclable polycarbonate material, which allows luminaires... Read more
High Quality Tools For Human Centric Lighting
Human Centric Lighting (HCL) refers to lighting concepts that take into account not only the visual but also the biological effect of light on people. General lighting with variable light colour plays a central role in such applications which are often based on the so-called circadian sequence – the... Read more
New Atrium Luminaries Designed For The Grandest Of Spaces
A new Atrium range of luminaires from ERCO has been launched. Its ‘double focus’ attribute stands for high-lumen output, highly efficient, narrow distribution LED optics with maximum visual comfort. With their optional indirect component, Atrium pendant luminaires provide a special feature that gives lighting designers additional scope for design.... Read more
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
LG Innotek Introduces ‘Visible Disinfection Lighting’
LG Innotek Introduces ‘Visible Disinfection Lighting’ It has been widely reported that LG Innotek this week announced its ‘Visible Disinfection Lighting’, which is a functional light source that gives the effect of sterilization by sunlight but uses indoor light. The LED has the same effect of eco-friendly sterilization, that... 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
Osram Launches First Product in New SensiLUM™ Wireless Integrated Sensor Product Family Designed for Smart Building Applications
Osram, a global high-tech lighting company, today announced the launch of SensiLUM™, a wireless integrated sensor product family. SensiLUM sensors, which will debut at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2018, enable occupancy detection, daylight harvesting and individual or group control of luminaires over a mesh network based on ZigBee® standards. The... Read more
Wall++: Room-Scale Interactive and Context-Aware Sensing
UNICO from XAL

UNICO from XAL

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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
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
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
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
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
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
IKEA’S TRÅDFRI – Smart Lighting Platform
IKEA’S TRÅDFRI – Smart Lighting Platform Design: IKEA Trends: Trådfri is designed to be plug-and-play, so the bulbs can be used in any lamp with standard socket sizes. Features: The series isn’t compatible with Amazon Echo or Google Home, but it is compatible with smart-home hubs that connect using ZigBee technology.... 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
Lighting Installation that Disappears into the Ceiling
Lighting Installation that Disappears into the Ceiling Design: Georg Bechter Trends: The electrical connectors for luminaries are integrated in the ceiling, which leads to aesthetic mounting solutions. Features: This solution was awarded with the Austrian Staatspreis 2015, Red Dot Award 2015 and the Iconic Award 2014. Sources: GEORG BECHTER LICHT http://www.georgbechterlicht.at... 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

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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