2015-12-01

Philips Sheds LED Light on London's Musical Play

Philips Selecon and Showline LED luminaires have performed a range of crucial lighting roles whilst complementing a traditional tungsten rig on macabre musical The Addams Family at the John McIntosh Arts Theatre in London.
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2015-11-30

LEDinside: LED Market Saturation Driving Manufacturers to Seek Niche Market Applications in 2016

 Light-emitting diode (LED) manufacturers had an especially tough year in 2015. “Despite rising LED lighting market demand and the large scale replacement of traditional lighting products, the oversupply situation has caused the average LED sales prices (ASPs) to plunge 30% to 40% year on year,” said Roger Chu, research director for LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. “Growing number of manufacturers have incurred heavy losses and exiting the market.”
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2015-11-30

NanoLumens Installs New LED Display at the Highpoint Shopping Center in Australia

When the GPT Group (www.gpt.com.au) installed its first NanoLumens (www.nanolumens.com) visualization solution at its Melbourne Central Shopping Center earlier this year, they discovered a more effective way to engage and influence shoppers’ retail behavior.  So when the time came to enhance the engagement solutions at its Highpoint Shopping Center (www.highpoint.com.au) in the Melbourne suburb of Maribyrnong, they turned to the same team at NanoLumens and Digital Place Solutions (www.digitalplacesolutions.com) to design a solution that would need to perform just as brilliantly in an environment that is basked in sunlight for up to four to six hours a day.
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2015-11-27

Inspiring Light Sculpture Showcase at W San Francisco

W San Francisco unveiled Lumina, a vibrant and otherworldly light sculpture towering at 27 feet, inside the hotel’s three-story entrance at the corner of 3rd and Howard streets. A commanding, lustrous mass reminiscent of cosmic star clouds, bioluminescent jellyfish and the brain’s neural networks, the sculpture emanates an overarching sense of mystery as its translucent fiberglass and fiber optic strands draw W San Francisco guests to its vibrant core.
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2015-11-26

Football Field of U.S. School Upgraded with LED Fixtures from Global Tech

Global Tech LED continues to raise the bar with revolutionary LED products and is proud to announce that its Titan Sports Lighting System was recently installed at Notre Dame High School in Phoenix Arizona.
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2015-11-26

Cairo Opera House Lit with LEDs from Philips

On the occasion of Philips sixth consecutive Cape Town to Cairo roadshow, Philips today unveiled the newly illuminated Cairo Opera House. Philips has provided the Cairo Opera House with a stunning makeover that has radically boosted the beautification of this iconic building. By using its latest LED lighting technology, which has a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours1, Philips will enable the Opera House to reduce its energy consumption by up to 80% compared with conventional lighting currently used in the Opera House.  
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2015-11-25

Prague’s SIGNAL Festival lit up with 21 Unique Lighting Installations

Monique Cousineau,  Social Media Manager for Philips Lighting North America takes readers on a tour of Prague’s must see lighting installations in Autumn in this latest lighting blog entry.
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2015-11-25

St. Martin Tower in Frankfurt Lit up with LEDs

St. Martin Tower marks a huge step forward in the development of the Frankfurt office scene, both in terms of the architecture and the lighting solution. This is where LED luminaires from Zumtobel systematically provide coordinated light at the workplace and help create an inspiring atmosphere throughout the building.
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2015-11-24

UK's Historical Station Relit by LEDs from acdc

Kings Cross Southern Square, Cubitt Facade, London  Client: Network Rail Architect: Stanton Williams Lighting Design: studioFRACTAL Photography: Will Scott Products: Iglu, Integrex
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2015-11-24

Clay Paky Lights up Saudi Arabian Stadium with LEDs

The opening ceremony of the top division of the Saudi Arabian football championship, the Saudi Professional League, was lit by Clay Paky. The multifaceted director Marco Boarino created a short intensive show at the King Fahd International Stadium.
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2015-11-23

U.S. Theme Park Celebrates Holiday Season with LED Lights

Six Flags Over Georgia is now home to the most wonderful wintertime festival of all, as the expanded Holiday in the Park® debuts November 21. Holiday in the Park features more than one million LED lights, 24 world-class rides, spectacular Christmas trees, exclusive holiday shows, artificial snow and 13 dazzling holiday-themed sections of the park.
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2015-11-18

Chinese International Expo Center Lit with Osram's Smart Lighting

Viewed from afar, Suzhou International Expo Center is like being enveloped by the bright moonlight, wearing a gorgeous silver-white silk skirt, with OSRAM’s lighting solution. Located in the central area of Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou International Expo Center occupies an area of 188,600 square meters where all kinds of mega events, such as national and international exhibitions, conferences and celebrations, are held.
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2015-11-18

Tridonic Utilizes Smart Lighting System to Regulate Artificial Lights with Natural Light

The new headquarters of this designer luminaire manufacturers has a floor area of around 2500 square metres and accommodates a large showroom and generous meeting rooms and offices in addition to storerooms and social areas. Production facilities, warehousing, the dispatch centre, laboratories and workshops are also located at the new site. The lighting in the entire building is state of the-art with regard to technology, visual comfort and energy efficiency. Long-life LED light sources are used together with the connecDIM light management system with which the artificial lighting is regulated according to the amount of available daylight, creating the ideal conditions with optimum energy efficiency based on demand.
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2015-11-18

GTEK LED Curtain Lights up China’s Urban Landmark Interior

     It’s the first LED screen project with irregular space in China, and said to be the largest LED creative ceiling curtain in the world. The whole LED ceiling curtain is composed of 11 leaf-shaped parts, each of which is divided into three different triangles with symmetrical distributions taken on a shape of fish maw. It is as long as 340 meters and its broadest side reaches 55 meters and its height is approximately 20 meters. It covers a total area of more than 8000 square meters.
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2015-11-18

Taiwanese Resort Slashes Energy Cost with LED Replacement from Flip Chip Opto

Flip Chip Opto has successfully completed a major LED revamp project in collaboration with Aspire Resort in Taiwan, resulting in huge savings in lighting related energy costs and reductions in the resort’s carbon footprint.
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2015-11-17

USGBC and Cree Light Up Zoo with LED Troffers and Educate Kids About SSL

In honor of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Center for Green Schools’ Green Apple Day of Service, the USGBC North Carolina Chapter and LED innovator, Cree, Inc. upgraded the multipurpose room at the North Carolina Zoo with high-quality and energy-efficient Cree®LED lighting today. During an interactive day of service, local officials joined USGBC NC, Cree and students involved in the Zoo’s Asheboro High School Science Program to install the new Cree lighting and learn how high-performance LED technology supports better, more energy-efficient learning environments.
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2015-11-16

Global Tech LED to Install LED Streetlights in Vail Colorado

Global Tech LED continues to raise the bar with revolutionary LED products and is proud to announce that 735 of its revolutionary LED Retrofit Kits were recently installed by the City of Vail Colorado. “Power consumption was reduced by an average of 70%, and 4,000K color Lumiled “T’ LED’s were incorporated into the Kits, thereby delivering a much higher quality of light over the existing sodium lamps”, said Carrie Harte of Ecosource Lighting, a local colorado distributor for Global Tech LED.
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2015-11-12

Live Nation Musicians Hold House Concerts with Connected Lightings from Philips

Royal Philips today announced that its working with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, to connect music fans everywhere through intimate emerging artist performances and interactive connected lighting using Philips Hue. In a series of exclusive online videos, the Living Light Sessions, music lovers everywhere will be able to watch up-and-coming artists perform songs from living rooms outfitted with the Philips Hue connected lighting system. The inaugural Living Light Sessions performance, featuring Rudimental, whose single “Lay It All On Me” is currently charting globally, is now available online at meethue.com.
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2015-11-11

LEDinside:LED Lighting Market to Reach US$30.5 Billion in 2016 and Professional Lighting Markets to See Explosive Growth

The scale of the LED lighting market is growing steadily, according to 2016 Global LED Lighting Market Trends Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. LEDinside estimates that the scale of the LED lighting market will reach US$25.7 billion in 2015 and expand to US$30.5 billion in 2016. The penetration rate of LED lighting is also projected to climb from 31% in 2015 to 36% in 2016.   Joanne Wu, LEDinside assistant research manager, stated that sharp price declines have severely impacted the margins of replacement products such as LED light bulbs and light tubes. Consequently, lighting companies begin to shift their focus to professional lighting markets and hope that increases in government spending, especially in new public projects, will create new opportunities. Sectors with tremendous growth potentials include industrial lighting, commercial lighting and architectural lighting.
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2015-11-11

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on High-Mast Lighting at Philadelphia Int'l Airport

The U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a report on a trial installation of LED apron lighting at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). In addition to reducing energy, PHL also hoped to reduce required maintenance, reduce light pollution, and increase safety with an improved lighting system.
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2015-11-09

Grosvenor House Dubai Provides The Path to Green Lighting

Hospitality Lighting One of Dubai's most architecturally compelling hospitality projects, Grosvenor House serves as a model for the region by setting a new trend in environmental sustainability while ensuring the highest standards of aesthetics through its ‘green' approach to lighting.
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2015-11-06

L.A. Zoo to Celebrate Light Festival with LED Lights

This holiday season for the very first time, the Los Angeles Zoo changes stripes from a daytime adventure to a dazzling winter wonderland known as “L.A. ZOO LIGHTS”, which electrifies guests as it transforms the Zoo’s enchanting environment into a series of awe-inspiring animal escapades rendered in led lights, lasers, 3D projections, spectacular sets and interactive displays.  Open nightly from Friday, November 28, 2014, to Sunday, January 4, 2015, 6 to 10 pm (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), this magical new experience is destined to become a wondrous, “don’t-miss” holiday tradition.  “L.A. ZOO LIGHTS,” bringing lights back to Griffith Park for the first time since 2009, is produced and presented by the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association and made possible with support from Councilmember Tom LaBonge, City of Los Angeles, 4th District.
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2015-11-05

Abu Dhabi Completes Retrofitting Sheikh Zayed Bridge with LEDs

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality has accomplished the project of replacing traditional lighting on the Sheikh Zayed Bridge by an LED lighting system.
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2015-11-04

Famous Golf Courses in Turkey Lit up with LEDs

Golfers can now play one of the world’s most famous courses at night thanks to cutting edge connected LED lighting from Philips.
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2015-11-03

New Yorkers Use Citi Bikes to "Light Up" Queens and to Support the Mets

Citi Field at Times Square Mets Fan Experience to Feature Stationary Citi Bikes Fans Can Ride to Generate Power to Light the "Crown" of Queens' Tallest Building in Orange and Blue.
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2015-11-03

4Q15 Silver+ Member Report

2016 Lighting LED and Lighting Market v.s. 2016 LED Backlight Market Trend
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2015-11-02

Philips LED Suspended Luminaires Creates Ambient Lighting for Open Space

The trend towards using suspended linear lighting in offices and education spaces shows no signs of slowing down. And why should it? Most end users appreciate the quality of lighting and soft balanced brightness from suspended linear pendants. When the ceiling height is 9’ or higher suspended linear is often the first choice for ambient lighting.
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2015-11-02

UK City Upgraded with LED Streetlights from Venture Lighting

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied to a number of street lighting projects throughout the UK as a cost-effective replacement of previous lamps. The company has seen many successful applications of its lamps across London with over 2000 of Venture’s street lighting solutions supplied, and another 1000 in Aberdeen.
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2015-10-30

Quebec City Lit Pink to Bring Awareness for Breast Cancer

A vibrant wave of pink has invaded beautiful Quebec City renowned for its old-world charm. In the last few years, Quebec City has been working diligently on becoming the most illuminated city in the world. In October 2015, they accomplished quite an exploit. Quebec City is lighting up pink for breast cancer awareness like no other city in the world.
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2015-10-29

Museum of Natural History at Oxford University Relit with LEDs

Zumtobel has delivered a new architectural lighting scheme for Oxford University’s Museum of Natural History. As a Grade I listed building, the design and installation process was challenging; however the performance of the LED products, the expertise of Zumtobel and a collaborative approach from the project team has resulted in a spectacular lighting solution that meets the complex requirements of the space.
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Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE

TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE