2019-03-22

Commercial Lighting Trends in 2019 [Part 2]

Apart from human centric lighting, IoT smart lighting system and “space-as-a-service,” what are other trends of commercial lighting in 2019? Let’s move on to see what Osram suggested. Optimum Space Utilization Enabled by Lighting System Data How to efficiently manage the space usage is critical to companies. In the past, place planning has been based on calculations using industry-standard formulas, software that addressed some of an organization’s requirements, or even a manual process. This process could take a while and is less flexible. Neve...
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2019-03-21

Signify’s Tunable White LED Illuminates Classic Shanghai Bund

The Shanghai Bund is part of Signify’s largest ever implementation of connected architectural lighting. The lighting project in Shanghai includes more than 40 historic buildings along the waterfront. This complements the project announced last November to give a lighting facelift for the Shanghai Municipality encompassing three bridges and 77 buildings in the financial and tourist districts. (Image: Signify) Shanghai’s historic 1930’s Bund features tunable white LED façade lighting on 23 out of over 40 buildings that comprise the project to emp...
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2019-03-21

Commercial Lighting Trends in 2019 [Part 1]

With advanced LED development and improved data transmitting technologies, commercial lighting is going beyond illumination. Osram proposed some commercial lighting trends addressing the well-being of users and optimized space utilization for efficient energy usage. Occupant Health and Wellbeing Takes Center Stage The first thing Osram mentioned is human centric lighting. Building owners and facility managers are incorporating Tunable White technology as part of their lighting strategy. Tunable White technology is designed for Human Centric Lighting (HCL) applicat...
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2019-03-19

Sleep Well with Circadian Lighting while Travelling

Do you have difficulty falling asleep when traveling away from home? Circadian lighting solution might help to tackle the problem. InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has conducted a global survey and revealed that about 80 percent of travelers saying they have trouble sleeping during their trip. To help travelers combat a restless night away from home, IHG has partnered with Healthe by Lighting Science to pilot the use of circadian lighting. Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport will be the first IHG property to install the JOURNI ™ Mobile Task Light in ...
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2019-03-19

LED Lighting Solutions from Current by GE Cut More than 50 Percent Energy Cost for FCA Plants and Shops

urrent by GE reported that its partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for LED adoption in the company’s US-based plants and dealerships is driving down lighting energy costs by more than 50 percent. According to Current, the largest impact to-date has come from 18 FCA US manufacturing sites where 20,000 of Current’s Albeo* luminaires are now improving energy efficiency, with an additional 5,000 indoor and outdoor fixtures installed at 33 dealerships. The automaker’s 5 million square foot Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan...
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2019-03-15

China Solid State Lighting Alliance to Join Hands with LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX on LED Technology Innovation

Last week, the senior expert team of the State Key Laboratory of Solid State Lighting (SKL) visited the LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX’s Shanghai head office. As a subsidiary of China Solid State Lighting Alliance (CSA), SKL is a state-class research center for technological innovation and standards development, providing full range of innovative services for lighting industries. The expert team came to WELLMAX to exchange thoughts on frontier LED technologies and seek future cooperation with Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX). Mr....
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2019-03-15

London Railway Illuminated with LED for Energy Saving and Security

The whole infrastructure of the newly opened Crossrail Line (also known as Elizabeth Line), including all the stations, escalator shafts and concourses are lit up by LED lighting following the decisions of Transport for London when LED solutions were still in the earlier stages of acceptance. "The decision to go LED on Crossrail was based on industry evidence that the benefits of reduced energy consumption and maintenance requirements would deliver a reduction in whole-life costs for the project;" said Paul Kerrigan, Crossrail MEP engineer (lead electrica...
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2019-03-14

LumenFocus Releases Luminaires for the Food Industry

US LED luminaire manufacturer LumenFocus launched a series of lighting solutions designed for the facilities of the food and meat industry. The Altor series has two luminaires – the WVLF and the NVLF. The WVLF is a wide profile LED vaportight high bay. The NVLF is a narrow profile vaportight high/low bay.   (Left: NVLF; right: WVLF; image: LumenFocus) Both luminaires have been engineered to be bacteria and debris resistant, with minimal external features that limit particulate accumulation. The flat polycarbonate lens, available i...
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2019-03-13

Circadian Lighting Follows Day-Night Cycle Autonomously with Healthe’s SunLync

Healthe® by Lighting Science announced the launch of SunLync™, a control device that autonomously synchronizes Healthe wireless-enabled lighting to the sun’s cycle. SunLync contains a GPS locator that captures local time and continuously broadcasts a system-wide mesh command to all Healthe lights within range. Lights respond by generating the appropriate spectrum and intensity, providing the right light at the right time. The frequent time signal generation from SunLync allows for a subtle response and fluid transition between light settings from the luminaire...
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2019-03-13

Human Centric Lighting Practice in a Danish School to Keep Student Concentrate

More and more studies and cases have shown the effects of artificial lighting on people’s physical and psychological well-being. Suitable lighting at right time helps to improve learning and working productivity as well as enhance the quality of relaxation. A primary school in Denmark has adopted human-centric-based dynamic lighting solutions to advance the learning environment of students. Researchers at the University of Aalborg developed the specific design criteria for the lighting moods in the classroom and Zumtobel turned them into a reality with its Active Light. T...
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2019-03-12

Lumileds Introduces New LED with Better Lighting Efficiency

Lumileds launched a new version of the LUXEON 2835E 9V LED specifically optimized for the typical drive current of retrofit lamps and downlights, 100 mA. Lamp designers will achieve a 5% boost in efficacy over the 60 mA LED when driven at the same current, leading to more efficient retrofit lamps including A19, PAR and B11 lamps. Forward voltage drops by 4% as well. For instance, at 2700K and 80 CRI, the LUXEON 2835E 9V produces 118 lm and achieves 127 lm/W at 9.3V (versus 120 lm/W at 9.7V). (Image: Lumileds) “The LUXEON 2835E is...
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2019-03-11

【TILS 2019】JMLED - Innovation is the Key of Success in Lighting

SUNYEER Technology Co. (JMLED) has been pioneering to enhance LED design through latest technology. The key is to adopt COB (chips on board) approach to package light engine and well-equip with our many of patented mechanical structure design. That’s why our top quality LED products can keep longer lifespan no matter how harsh environment and how long time testing. Compared to others, JMLED remains high luminous performance and always keeps the same efficiency. Throughout the past years, JMLED has laid a solid foundation for its success in comp...
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2019-03-11

Check out WELLMAX’s New LED Solutions on Upcoming Spring Fairs

During April 6 to 9th, the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) will be held in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. Shortly after follows the 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), the largest all-around international trade fair in Guangzhou during April 15- 19th. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX), the LED Bulb Expert, will attend these two major exhibitions to showcase its newly-designed LED products. With 32-year history in lighting industry, WELLMAX is a leading LED enterprise w...
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2019-03-11

Lighting Products Release: Environmental Lights and Litecontrol Introduce Architecture Luminaires

Luminaire producers are launching new LED lighting products targeting indoor and outdoor commercial areas as well as human centric lighting applications. Environmental Lights debuts new LED strip light The new ProFlex LED strip light of Environmental Lights features a dual-layer circuit board for added structural integrity while providing flexibility. ProFlex is injection molded and IP67 rated, making it ideal for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications.   ProFlex LED Strip Light is designed to meet the rigorous standards of Class 2 installation...
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2019-03-11

Delta Purchases Amerlux to Enhance IoT-based Smart Building Solutions

Delta, a Taiwan-based power and thermal management solutions provider, announced the acquisition of Amerlux, a U.S.-based LED architectural lighting solutions company, to enhanced IoT-based green solution portfolio for smart buildings and cities. Delta has signed a definitive agreement pursuant that its wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Delta Electronics (Netherlands) will acquire 100 percent of Amerlux's interests for US$ 90 million. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2019. With the acquisition, Delta aims to extend its portfolio ...
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2019-03-08

【TILS 2019】Prodigital Technology - Full Color Landscape Architecture RGBW Lighting Architectural Landscape Application

Prodigital Technology is a professional landscape lighting supplier. With 20-year experiences in landscape lighting projects, Prodigital provides whole controller system, submits proposals, supplies lighting fixtures and offers installation layout. The controller system is by DMX512. The company is looking forwards to working on landscape lighting projects with its expertise.  RGBW full-color line lights The lightweight fixtures are easy to fit into the building's exterior, showing the contours of the building. Taiwan EPISTAR RGBWLED 4 in1 chip, i...
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2019-03-08

【TILS 2019】Gencom - Smart PIR Motion Sensor Built-in Light

Key Features: * Smart PIR motion sensor built-in: Auto-on when people moving, auto-off after 15 seconds. * 3 functions: on /off / Auto. * Independent direction adjust for light and sensor * For safety: You can have a dim-light at night. * Rotatable angle with C-clip: Turn light to the direction you want. * Built-in 300mAH polymer lithium battery with recharging indicator light. * Mini, no radiation and power saving. * Easy to be installed and moved. Specifications: * Weight: 80 gw * Wattage: 0.5 watt * LED Q’ty: 8 pcs * Delay time: 15 se...
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2019-03-08

【TILS 2019】Ecolighting Opens Unlimited Possibilities of LED Lighting

Ecolighting offers a full series of LED lighting products that contribute to the society and the environment with lower costs and higher lighting efficiency through integrated lighting expertise. We specialize in thermal, optical, mechanical and electronic technology researches and innovations with many international patents and certifications. www.ecolighting.com.tw E-mail: sales@ecolighting.com.tw 1. WATER PROOF LED TUBE(IP65) 2/3/3.6/4 Feet The Product Liability Insurance(PLI) 10 million Made in Taiwan Passed R43660 certification 輸...
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2019-03-07

【TILS 2019】Taur Sheng - LED Emergency/Night Light

◆ FEATURES This unit is a 3-in-1 light, combine with emergency light, night and flash light. Foldable plug; compact housing is handy for carry. Use 3.6V long-life, maintenance-free, rechargeable Ni-Cd battery provides 4 hours of emergency operation. Suitable for company or department store anniversary gift, Christmas gift, and for momentos of commercial or community activities. ◆ ABOUT Taur Sheng Established since 1986, Taur Sheng provides a wide variety of emergency lights & exit lights. Taur Sheng is a professional manufacture...
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2019-03-07

【TILS 2019】GOLD ON - BelleVue Light Bulb

Introduction: GOLD ON INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. is an affiliated company of Au-lite Lighting Inc., established in 1993. Our group has been specializing in automobile and industrial light source for 35 years. “Au-lite” & “Xtec” brands are well-known in Taiwan and internationally. We have developed an ambient mood light for household application and wish to further provide quality product to this market. Product Characteristic: This product fully utilizes the characteristic of LED with two illuminating zones. One zone is de...
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2019-03-05

Focal Point to Introduce New LED Lighting Products at LEDucation 2019

Focal Point announced that it will exhibit new LED luminaires with its latest innovations at LEDucation 2019, held on March 12 and 13 in New York City, USA. The Chicago-based architectural lighting manufacturer will present products including the popular Skydome® Edge and new members of the expanding Seem® 1 family. The company is showcasing its latest innovations that addressing human well-being and comfort. The Skydome Edge is an upgraded addition of Skydome product line, achieving a classic look with a low-profile housing, a recessed lens, and a sharp, ...
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2019-03-04

Eaton to Spin Off Its Lighting Business

Power management company Eaton announced its plan to spin off its lighting business to create an independent, publicly traded company by the end of 2019. The lighting business of Eaton covers a wide range of products and systems to maximize energy efficiency which records sales of US$ 1.7 billion in 2018. Eaton’s lighting business provides services to customers in commercial, industrial, residential and municipal market. The spin-off will include Eaton’s global airport lighting business and Mains lighting. According to Eaton, Goldman Sachs will be Eaton&rsq...
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2019-03-04

Why Only WELLMAX Could Help the LED Trader with 3 Million LED Bulbs Bid?

In July 2018, an African lighting trader, Abner, won a bid for a large-scale engineering lighting project that will use up to three million pieces of LED bulbs. That was truly a big surprise and also a real worry for Abner as he needs to figure out how to fulfill this unexpected huge order in a limited delivery term. “Why not go to China, where LED factories all around, to find a partner,” thought Abner. After several rounds of searching, calling and personal visiting to some Chinese suppliers, it turned out that none of them could deliver these three milli...
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2019-02-27

【TILS 2019】SHINYU Lighting- The Most Cost-Effective Anti-Explosive LED

◆SHINYU Lighting LED Anti-Explosive lights Specification Table (Apply for 95% of hazardous area) ◆SHINYU Lighting LED Anti-Explosive lights, the feature of product : I - The best heat dissipation design Ultra-efficient and uniform temperature version with thermal conductivity, integrated package COB low-temperature light source, patented uniform temperature plate rapid thermal conduction system, large heat generation, high luminous efficiency and low optical loss. II - Elasticity installation design Standard 1/2~3/4 NPT internal and...
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2019-02-25

The Stage of 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Shines Again with Osram

Since 2015, Osram has been the lighting partner of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). This year, the high-tech lighting expert will again illuminate the mega event with its cutting-edge lighting technology. The 64th Eurovision Song Contest will take place From May 12 to 18 May, in Tel Aviv. The city will welcome performers from all over Europe fighting for their dream of bringing the victory home to their country. They will be accompanied by a light show full of dynamic effects, colors, shapes and dimensions. (Image: Osram; Individual lighting solutions from O...
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2019-02-23

Zumtobel Creates New Luminiare for Cube-Shaped Building in Switzerland

Zumtobel partnered with Reflexion, a Swiss lighting design agency to create a new luminaire named FREELINE to fit the new building of the University of Applied Sciences (FH Nordwestschweiz) in Muttenz, Switzerland. (Image: Zumtobel) The building of FH Nordwestschweiz is a cube-shaped building created by pool Architekten, an Austrian architecture company. To address the simplicity of the construction, lighting designers were looking for luminaires that can fit into the building while connect different rooms. (Image: Zumtobel) Thomas Mika, Managing ...
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2019-02-22

Lighting Projects in UK: Ecolighting for Warehouse and Fitzgerald for College Sports Hall

Converting conventional lighting to LED luminaires for buildings, warehouses and public areas is still an on-going trend all over the world. UK-based lighting companies, Ecolighting and Fitzgerald Lighting posted their lighting projects for a logistic group and sports hall. Ecolighting is progressing LED lighting installation at Bibby Distribution sites across the country following the logistic company’s project of upgrading the previous fluorescent systems. At Bibby Distribution’s Wakefield warehouse, Ecolighting installed its Pegasus LEDs to replac...
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2019-02-21

Eaton Supplies Outdoor and Sport Lighting Solutions for Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi

Power management company Eaton announced that its outdoor and sports lighting solutions were installed in Sports Force Parks, a national operator of youth tournament facilities. The lighting solutions from Eaton are now illuminating the playing fields, parking lots and pedestrian walkways at the new Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. According to Eaton, the LED fixtures used on the project were manufactured at Eaton’s facility nearby in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brian Storm, President & CEO of Sports Force Parks, commented, “We wanted to enga...
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2019-02-21

Researchers Improve LED Efficiency with Inspiration from Fireflies

The way fireflies light up their lanterns has become an inspiration to increase the efficiency of LED. Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) found out that LEDs made with firefly-mimicking structures could improve lighting efficiency. Enhancing luminous efficiency of LED has been a research field for many scientists. Stuart (Shizhuo) Yin, professor of electrical engineering at Penn State, noted, "Overall commercial LED efficiency is currently only about 50 percent. One of the major concerns is how to improve the so-called light extra...
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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

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE