Vodafone and Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) Join Forces to Combine Communication Power of 5G and LiFi
Dresden, Germany – Vodafone Deutschland and Signify, the world leader in lighting, are joining forces to interlink the two communication technologies 5G and LiFi, providing their customers with more speed and better mobile broadband connectivity. The collaboration aims to develop applications, use cases and solutions that deliver secure and... Read more
Luminaire Design Debate in Europe – Anything Loved is Sustainable
One panel at TiL 2019 saw Ourania Georgoutsakou Secretary General from Lighting Europe moderate a lively discussion on the future of luminary design and sustainability.  Ruarí O’Brien shared concerns on building culture and sustainable options “We must have a better product for people and society long-term and to be... Read more
More Museums Install Pioneering UV-Free LED Technology To Accurately Mimic Natural Light
Nichia celebrates a continued success with their world’s first series of packaged LEDs and Chip-on-Board (COB) solutions that accurately mimics natural sunlight without producing any harmful ultraviolet (UV) light.  Their Optisolis LEDs natural colour rendering lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work The Optisolis... Read more
Architecture Moves Austria!
On May 24 and 25, 2018, the 10th edition of the Architekturtage — Austria’s largest biennial architecture and Baukulturevent — will once again be taking place across the nation. Bringing complex topics closer to the interested public, this year’s highly varied programme has the motto RAUM MACHT KLIMA (“Spaces... Read more
DALI Summit 2019 Announced  – This September 25th in Bregenz
The Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) has announced that it will hold its first DALI Summit in Bregenz, Austria, on September 25th, 2019. The DALI Summit 2019 will cover the capabilities and features of DALI; the changes to be found in DALI-2; applications and case studies, including practical information... Read more
Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Demonstrates Possibilities Of Immersive Technology In Architecture
Project Correl is a collaborative experiment in multi-presence virtual reality (VR) illustrating the development of complex assemblies inside virtual space. A shared digital extension to our physical reality that proposes a dynamic new relationship between human creators and machine logic. Powered by Unreal Engine, Project Correl demonstrates the possibilities... Read more
Fake Moon ‘Eight Times Brighter Than The Real Moon’ To Illuminate City Streets
Fake Moon ‘Eight Times Brighter Than The Real Moon’ To Illuminate City Streets Chengdu, a city in southwestern Sichuan province, is developing “illumination satellites” which will shine in tandem with the real mooon, but are eight times brighter. According to China Daily the artificial moon will have a reflective... 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
Building the ‘luminaire of the future’.
Over the recent months, Repro-light, an EU Horizon 2020 project, has been gathering data from all over Europe. And now they need your help, as well. Repro-light is a European research project that aims to support the European lighting industry in moving towards a more sustainable and competitive future.... Read more
Commissioning of Connected Lighting Networks – What Makes it so Challenging?
Commissioning of Connected Lighting Networks – What Makes it so Challenging? With constant technology advancements and growing market awareness, we are all getting more and more familiar with various aspects of wireless lighting controls. However, the commissioning process still seems not to be getting the attention it deserves. Let’s... 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
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
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