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Roswell museum switches to LED lighting

By: Roswell Daily Record Published on April 8, 2019 Newly installed LED lighting at the Roswell Museum and Art Center will save on electricity costs and help preserve art works and artifacts, according to an XCel Energy manager. (Submitted Photo) Artist James Turrell once said, “Light is not so much something that reveals, as it […]

April 12, 2019 0 comment
LEDinside Partners ITRI to Speed up Micro LED Development

Published April 11, 2019 By: Yining Chen The next generation display technology Micro LED is on its way to commercialization after years of development. The industry has been working on technology breakthroughs and improvements to speed up the progress of Micro LED. LEDinside has partnered with the Consortium of Intelligence Micro-Assembly System (CIMS), an organization established by […]

April 11, 2019 0 comment
NLB TV: Prescription Lighting

By: Craig Dilouie Published: March 27, 2019 While the international lighting community does not yet know enough to prescribe a certain type of electric lighting to meet the specific needs of specific individuals, enough has been learned in the past few years “to make a difference in people’s lives.” So said Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D., […]

April 10, 2019 0 comment
Blue-enriched LED Lighting to Boost Energy in the Morning

March.7, 2019 – 15:24 — YiningChen Do you have problem waking up in the morning? The right lighting can help people overcome morning drowsiness, according to a study by Korean research team. Researchers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) suggested that a blue-enriched LEDlight can effectively boost morning alertness. This study further supports […]

April 8, 2019 0 comment
Come for the smart lights, stay for the smart building (UPDATED)

Published on: April 3, 2019 By: Mark Halper Contributing Editor, LEDs Magazine, and Business/Energy/Technology Journalist   In the lighting industry’s long, meandering, pothole-filled road toward becoming a smart building industry, big players such as GE and Osram have been known to change tack as they try to figure out exactly what their role is. Now, […]

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LED lighting adds up to big savings for Target

By: Marianne Wilson with CSA April 4th, 2019   A lighting upgrade has paid off big time for Target Corp., helping it cut costs while also aiding the planet. Back in 2015, Target kicked off a test at about 100 stores in which it replaced the existing fluorescent light fixtures in its ceilings with LED […]

April 5, 2019 0 comment
Why a geriatric emergency department is installing specialized LED lighting

By: Mike Miliard from Healthcare IT News March 28, 2019 UC San Diego Health’s uniquely designed geriatric emergency department is installing specialized LED lighting in its pioneering new ED, a move it says will be helpful for clinicians working lengthy overnight shifts – and also help with the detection and diagnosis of dangerous conditions such as […]

April 1, 2019 0 comment
Benefits of LED Lighting Add Up for Industrial Assets

March 21, 2019 By Dennis Kaiser of Connect California Savvy property owners tend to operate the most efficient portfolios, whether in a booming market, or one that faces challenges. Now that the lengthy recovery has extended beyond what market cycles typically run, smart commercial real estate owners naturally have, for some time, been weighing every budget […]

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5 Green Building Trends: A Push to Scale Net Zero

By Ken Edelstein on March 14, 2019 Look at the construction cranes that puncture the skies over every major city. Most of them may as well be smokestacks. Despite the spread of solar energy, energy efficient equipment and advanced designs, only a tiny fraction of the 60,000 or so new commercial buildings that will be completed this year […]

March 18, 2019 0 comment
America’s Light Bulb Revolution

Solar panels and wind turbines get a lot of attention, but a more inconspicuous instrument is helping to reshape America’s energy economy right now: The humble light bulb. Over the past decade, traditional incandescent bulbs, those distinctive glass orbs with glowing wire centers, have been rapidly replaced by more energy-efficient lighting. The shift has driven down electricity […]

March 12, 2019 0 comment
The coming revolution in LED lighting

A revolution in energy-efficient, environmentally-sound, and powerfully-flexible lighting is coming to businesses and homes, according to a paper in latest special energy issue of Optics Express, the Optical Society’s (OSA) open-access journal. The paper envisions the future of lighting—a future with widespread use of light emitting diodes (LEDs), which offer a number of obvious and subtle advantages over […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art is having a lightbulb moment, swapping out 11,000 bulbs and fixtures for LED ones

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has reopened its Chinese galleries to literally glowing reviews after 10 months of renovations, during which a new LED lighting system was installed, among other improvements. Visitors can now better appreciate the colorful painted details on lacquered cabinets and vivid expressions on porcelain figures. Artifacts that were covered in grime […]

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Researchers create 3Gbps LiFi network with LED bulbs

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Henrich Hertz Institute (HHI) in Germany have successfully transmitted data at 3Gbps using conventional LED bulbs in a laboratory setting. In a real-world setting (at a trade fair), the same system was capable of 500Mbps. The concept of visible light communications (VLC), or LiFi as it is sometimes known, has received […]

January 6, 2016 0 comment
Acuity embeds indoor location technology into retail luminaires

Lighting vendor Acuity Brands said it has built GPS-like indoor mapping and positioning services into LED luminaires for the retail industry, a move that allows stores to guide and track onsite customers around the aisles and ping them with promotions, discounts, loyalty incentives and product information. The Atlanta-based company is using visible light communication (VLC) […]

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British LED specialist teams with IBM Watson for IoT

The dance of partners getting together from the digital lighting industry and the information technology world is getting livelier all the time. The latest example: British LED specialist PhotonStar has spun its relationship with IBM into a full-fledged Internet of Things (IoT) collaboration. PhotonStar said it demonstrated its Halcyon intelligent lighting technology working with IBM’s […]

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Plessey announces silicon-LED case study, die, and filaments

GaN-on-Si specialist retrofits its Plymouth manufacturing facility with light engines based on its LEDs while also announcing new LED die products and filaments for retro-styled SSL lamps Plessey has announced that it has retrofitted its LED manufacturing facility in Plymouth, England using modular light engines that integrate the company’s gallium-nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) LEDs. The company also […]

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