Program Overview

Beyond Illumination
Forums, Panels & Workshops
Humanizing Tech
Keynotes
Lighting Heart & Soul
The Right to Create

Interact Indoor Navigation Applied to the Benefit of People in Shops and Offices

Interact Indoor navigation provides accurate location services through Visible Light Communication (VLC). Philips LED luminaires are location beacons in addition to providing energy efficient illumination. This presentation will explain how Interact Indoor navigation facilitates shoppers and office workers with their activities in real stores and offices. Various use cases will...
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Verbrugh Dr., Stefan

Internet of Things (IoT) 101

There are a lot of things that we take for granted like internet and electricity. We use them daily, but very few us really know how they work. If we take the internet as an example, terms like a server, DNS, HTTP protocol, router, etc., are words familiar to our...
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Gunes, Emre

Putting the Smart in Smart Buildings with Bluetooth Mesh

There’s a compelling business case for the smart building. Building regulations and in particular, energy efficiency regulations are driving the adoption of advanced technologies such as Bluetooth mesh networking in sophisticated smart building systems. Commercial lighting provides a natural grid for connectivity. Add mesh networking into the mix and retailers...
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Katsandres, Jim

Smart Lighting Owns the Ceiling – But What About the Walls?

The transition from traditional lighting to LED lighting has triggered a wave of innovation that will establish lighting as an Internet of Things (IoT) backbone in the building. High node density coupled with readily available power supply make lighting fixtures ideal nodes of a connected wireless mesh network. This IoT...
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Kassner DI, Matthias

What is Li-Fi? Everything You Need to Know: Opportunities & Challenges

Imagine a world where every one of the billions of lightbulbs in use today is a wireless hotspot delivering connectivity at speeds that can only be dreamed of with Wi-Fi. This is an opportunity that became possible thanks to LiFi technology. Light Fidelity or LiFi is a Visible Light Communications...
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Topsu Prof., Suat

WORKSHOP – Commissioning an IoT Lighting Infrastructure. What Makes it so Difficult? How the Process can be Improved?

From simple scenarios to advanced control strategies, we’ll examine what tools and competences are needed to commission a smart lighting system in a time and cost efficient manner. We’ll look at major challenges and new concepts introduced by Bluetooth mesh that effectively streamline the process. Objectives of the workshop… Attendees...
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Hobot, Michal
Slupik Dr., Szymon

LIGHTELLIGENCE – IoT Business in Lighting

Topic of the talk will be a new way of business in the lighting area. IoT development means: a new way of data handling in light installations and how to make IoT development easy? Objectives of the lecture… How to make IoT development easier? How to us existing software knowledge...
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Peitz Dr., Christoph

LiFi END-TO-END

Discover the new way of moving data around: secure, fast and scalable. Learn how LiFi modules enable luminaires to connect everything to the internet. Together with the experts of Oledcomm, explore how you can design a solution that collects, stores and acts upon any data, from any device. Learn about...
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Azoulay, Benjamin

WORKSHOP: Human Centric Lighting – Designing and Operating Lighting with Human in the Center

Human Centric Lighting is more than a buzz word. With the new definition there is much more impact on design and operation of an installation. As the definition is coming from ZVEI: Light is multifaceted and always visual, emotional and biological. Human Centric Lighting (HCL) supports in a targeted and long-term...
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Dehoff DI, Peter

WORKSHOP: Quality of Light : Is it All About Flickering?

We live in revolutionary times. Revolutionary, that is, in terms of lighting design and the tunability of light. One of the main drivers of this revolution is the astonishing rate at which solid state light sources can change their intensity. If this intensity change is not optimized or controlled in...
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Oktay, Mustafa

Workshop – PMMA, See. Feel. Experience.

Hands-on workshop in order to experience the optical material PMMA. Targeted are all professionals involved in product design with plastics. Background Thermoplastic materials have been key enablers for innovation and have contributed to the development and progress of society. Transparent as well as opaque plastics have been used in the lighting...
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Kogler Dr., Rene

WORKSHOP – BendOLED Lighting, Bring your Bended Design to Light

Now it’s time to bend! OLEDWorks introduces another improvement of their Brite panels, now feel free to bend it! For the first time ever the panel is bendable up to radius of less than 10cm while still providing the high brightness and high reliability of the Brite panels. The only...
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Görgen, Wolfgang
Olbertz, Guido

WORKSHOP – Commissioning an IoT Lighting Infrastructure. What Makes it so Difficult? How the Process can be Improved?

From simple scenarios to advanced control strategies, we’ll examine what tools and competences are needed to commission a smart lighting system in a time and cost efficient manner. We’ll look at major challenges and new concepts introduced by Bluetooth mesh that effectively streamline the process. Objectives of the workshop… Attendees...
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Hobot, Michal
Slupik Dr., Szymon

WORKSHOP – Ambient Communication

We will stage a superb co-design workshop on Ambient Communication, a new way of conveying information, aiding human behaviour and providing services through light. Humans have substantial ability to process ambient and peripheral information that directly affects our feelings and subconscious contextual understanding without the need to activate cognitive thought...
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Rosenius MSc., Tapio

WORKSHOP – Lighting & Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry

EPIC Workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry is meant to create a forum of discussion and collaboration on laser displays and related technologies. Presentations from key companies in the field will cover the full value chains of laser displays and other lighting technologies, from components to...
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Pozo Dr., Jose

WORKSHOP – Quality of Light, Rethinking Lighting Specifications

LED technology changes the way we interpret lighting metrics. Designing with LEDs is not as straightforward as it used to be with conventional technologies. For lighting designers, specifiers, store owners,… to fully capitalize on the possibilities LED lighting offers, they must change the way they think about lighting and develop...
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Voorspoels, Reinhard

LiFi END-TO-END

Discover the new way of moving data around: secure, fast and scalable. Learn how LiFi modules enable luminaires to connect everything to the internet. Together with the experts of Oledcomm, explore how you can design a solution that collects, stores and acts upon any data, from any device. Learn about...
Read More
Azoulay, Benjamin

Interacting with Office Lighting: An End-User Perspective

We present insights in how to design innovative user interfaces for layered, personal, and shared lighting control, as well as opportunities for the value chain to unlock the benefits of the Internet of Lighting. We inspire you create a meaningful user experience by including the social context. Objectives of the...
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Van Essen Prof., Harm
Van de Werff MSc., Thomas

The Psychological Evolution of Urban Lighting

This study is based on a psychological approach to light in urban Environments which is designed to improve perceptual and residential quality in inner-city areas at night. Due to the number of confounding variables that arise from field tests in the real world, VR technology was chosen as the study methodology and implemented...
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Greule Prof. Dr., Roland
Braun Dipl. Phys., Torsten

UrbanLight – Optimized LED street lighting for Vienna

UrbanLight – Optimized LED street lighting for Vienna – Siegmund Staggl, Wilfried Pohl – Bartenbach GmbH In Vienna, 80% of the total stock of conventional catenary suspension luminaires is currently in use for up to 60 years. They will now be converted to LED in the years 2017 – 2020. For...
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Pohl Mag. rer. nat., Wilfried

The Transformation of Lighting

Lighting has come a long way since the invention of electric light. With the arrival of the Internet of Things, the idea of remote-controlled lighting based on the human centric approach is becoming reality. The world of IT has entered the lighting industry. We will be looking at the challenges...
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van Tartwijk, Dr., Guido

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

The Lighting Industry’s turmoil seems not to be ending soon, to the extent that many players have to reconsider their very being. Nonetheless, the World of Light if full of opportunities. Tomorrow’s winners are the ones who are able to articulate the purpose and positive impact of connected lighting in...
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van der Heide, Rogier

WORKSHOP: Human Centric Lighting – Designing and Operating Lighting with Human in the Center

Human Centric Lighting is more than a buzz word. With the new definition there is much more impact on design and operation of an installation. As the definition is coming from ZVEI: Light is multifaceted and always visual, emotional and biological. Human Centric Lighting (HCL) supports in a targeted and long-term...
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Dehoff DI, Peter

Human Centric Lighting Review and Outlook

HCL human centric lighting is one of the main topics in the lighting community nowadays. As an experienced international lighting designer with more than 25 years it has been always a baseline in our profession. It has been developed through the years and was enabled by state of the art...
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Wilkins, Carla

BIOWNLIGHT- Brings Day-Light to Life

Released to life 6 channel light mixing technology BIOWNLIGHT is a new step in Biodynamic Lighting – Enhanced HCL. It provides automatic circadian lighting modes while supporting human natural biorhythms. Despite light parameters Ra>95 R9>90 in CCT range 2700K-6500K BIOWNLIGHT is on track to precise mimic daylight spectrum. Objectives of...
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Danauskas, Ramunas

LED Lighting: An Active Contribution to Eye Health

LED Lighting offers immense opportunity, now with processor control, to positively impact on eye health. Recent research in Europe, USA and Australasia reveals how light can be used to improve eye-health at various levels. The strategic application of modified (LED) human-centric-lighting offers to dramatically reduce the incidence and progression of...
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Mason Dr., Stephen Archer

WORKSHOP – Quality of Light, Rethinking Lighting Specifications

LED technology changes the way we interpret lighting metrics. Designing with LEDs is not as straightforward as it used to be with conventional technologies. For lighting designers, specifiers, store owners,… to fully capitalize on the possibilities LED lighting offers, they must change the way they think about lighting and develop...
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Voorspoels, Reinhard

Human Centric Lighting Apart from Tuneable White LEDs

With clever use of LED technology, one can achieve much more than simple biological human centric lighting. Also standard lighting can be used to improve human lighting experience. Upcoming LED technology offers even more possibilities to improve living, health and mood, as will be shown in several demos. Objectives of...
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Lorenz Dr., Stefan

Light is the Source of Well-Being: HCL for Large Surfaces

Today, modern lighting offers more than just optimum visibility. With innovative concepts for Tunable White and Human Centric Lighting, it is possible to uses the many positive effects of light in order to create more pleasant working environments. Improve the quality of life with light quality by using efficient lighting...
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Gardenal MBA, Michele

WORKSHOP: Quality of Light : Is it All About Flickering?

We live in revolutionary times. Revolutionary, that is, in terms of lighting design and the tunability of light. One of the main drivers of this revolution is the astonishing rate at which solid state light sources can change their intensity. If this intensity change is not optimized or controlled in...
Read More
Oktay, Mustafa

Sun – Culture – Perception – An Interactive Experience

Our teamwork is based on the interaction between people living in different continents, with their intrinsic differences of creed, culture or physical features and education. The objective of the lecture/workshop is to cause the participants to understand the relationship between latitude and lighting. A minimum of 30 participants is necessary...
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Stern, Gabi

Technology Changes our Business. A Consultants View on the Future Challenges of the Lighting Market

We have seen the LED transformation. It has been labeled disruptive, but most of the lighting players are still there. Where is the disruption? How did the lighting industry manage to survive? What upcoming challenges are on the horizon? We will see the IoT transformation. Will this be disruptive? If...
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Werner Dr., Walter

Workshop – PMMA, See. Feel. Experience.

Hands-on workshop in order to experience the optical material PMMA. Targeted are all professionals involved in product design with plastics. Background Thermoplastic materials have been key enablers for innovation and have contributed to the development and progress of society. Transparent as well as opaque plastics have been used in the lighting...
Read More
Kogler Dr., Rene

WORKSHOP – BendOLED Lighting, Bring your Bended Design to Light

Now it’s time to bend! OLEDWorks introduces another improvement of their Brite panels, now feel free to bend it! For the first time ever the panel is bendable up to radius of less than 10cm while still providing the high brightness and high reliability of the Brite panels. The only...
Read More
Görgen, Wolfgang
Olbertz, Guido

Clothing as Emotional Interface

Fashion becomes interactive and technology has never before been as close to the skin – what kind of possibilities does this open up? Anouk Wipprecht is a FashionTech designer who works interdisciplinary in search for intelligent systems that interact with the body as the environment of the wearer. Wipprecht uses...
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Wipprecht, Anouk

LEDs in Medical Point-of-Care Testing Diagnostics – Commodity or Still Driving Technology Demand?

I’ll present an update on use of LEDs in the medical diagnostics market segment. I intend to discuss the current use of high power LEDs as key enablers for cost-effective solutions for the Point-of-care-testing manrket segment. Regulatory and assay specific needs still drive the need for new solutions in the...
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Stärker MSc., Ulrich

WORKSHOP – Ambient Communication

We will stage a superb co-design workshop on Ambient Communication, a new way of conveying information, aiding human behaviour and providing services through light. Humans have substantial ability to process ambient and peripheral information that directly affects our feelings and subconscious contextual understanding without the need to activate cognitive thought...
Read More
Rosenius MSc., Tapio

WORKSHOP – Lighting & Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry

EPIC Workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry is meant to create a forum of discussion and collaboration on laser displays and related technologies. Presentations from key companies in the field will cover the full value chains of laser displays and other lighting technologies, from components to...
Read More
Pozo Dr., Jose
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