Signify invests to broaden its UV-C lighting portfolio
Signify is increasing its UV-C lighting production capacity and expanding its UV-C product portfolio to address the growing global need for the disinfection of air, surfaces and objects.
New Philips Hue bulbs, fixtures, and lights from Signify
Signify has announced several new and updated Philips Hue products, hoping to change customer cooking and dining experiences, enable customers to highlight specific objects, and make smart lighting even more accessible.
Signify’s UV-C light sources tackle COVID-19 causes
Signify and the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) at Boston University have conducted research that validates the effectiveness of Signify’s UV-C light sources on the inactivation of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Aquaculture fish light helps to optimise growth results
Signify has announced its latest innovation in aquaculture LED lighting. The company launched the new Philips Seacage 340W fish light which helps to optimise growth results for land- and marine-based cultivation of salmon and also shows proven results for other fast-growing fish species like seabass and seabream. The light distribution helps to prevent exposure to sea lice, reducing treatment up to 50%.
Signify aims to be packaging plastic-free in 2021
Signify has announced that it is actively striving for a reduction of the environmental impact of its products. As part of its packaging policy, Signify already uses 80% recycled paper for its packaging and will now start phasing out all plastics from packaging for consumer-related products with the aim to be plastic-free in 2021.
Report rates Signify as leader in smart street lighting
Signify has been rated as the global leader in smart street lighting by Guidehouse Insights (formerly Navigant Research). The report places Signify as first, both in strategy and execution, a position that the company has held since 2018.
Signify appoints Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as CFO
Signify has announced the appointment of Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 15th, 2020. Javier will succeed René van Schooten, who currently holds the position on an interim basis.
NatureConnect brings benefits of natural light indoors
Signify has introduced NatureConnect, a lighting innovation inspired by nature to make people feel happier and healthier. The system is built on proven biophilic design principles, which use elements of nature in interior spaces to create healthy, engaging and inspiring environments.
Security certification for connected lighting
Signify has been awarded the security certification for its connected lighting development process (IEC62443-4-1) by DEKRA. This confirms that the company's development of connected lighting systems is based on a certified secure development process and illustrates the company’s leadership in embedding security in all aspects of its innovations, products, systems, and services.
Office wellbeing enhanced with IoT sensor bundles
Employee discomfort, ill health and reduced performance can be linked to a poor-quality office environment, IoT sensor bundles can help to prevent this. Good quality lighting can already help to increase employee productivity up to 23%. Apart from lighting, there are other environmental elements that impact employee health and wellbeing.
Sensor ready LED driver portfolio with new D4i standard
Signify has upgraded its portfolio of compact Philips Xitanium Sensor Ready Xtreme LED drivers for outdoor applications with the recently granted D4i certification. This joint certification programme is designed to deliver standardisation in the market, drive wider adoption of IoT connectivity in lighting and aid smart city or building projects.
Connected lighting brings Cologne closer to a smart city
Connected lighting supplied by Signify is helping the city of Cologne, Germany, to become a smart city by connecting all of the city’s 85,000 light points to its Interact City lighting management system.
Raising bar for wellbeing with IoT sensor bundles
Employee discomfort, ill health and reduced performance can be linked to a poor-quality office environment. Good quality lighting can already help to increase employee productivity up to 23%. Apart from lighting, there are other environmental elements that impact employee health and wellbeing that the new IoT sensor bundle can help to solve.
Signify completes acquisition of Cooper Lighting
Signify has completed the acquisition of Cooper Lighting Solutions from Eaton. The transaction strengthens Signify’s market position and better positions the company to capture growth in the North American lighting market.
Illuminated view at the world’s largest cricket stadium
Signify has announced that it is providing cricket fans in India with an illuminated view on the nation’s favourite sport as it lights the Sardar Patel Stadium (commonly known as Motera Stadium), the world’s largest cricket stadium located in Ahmedabad, in association with Larsen & Toubro.
Luminaires bring circularity to the streets
Signify has announced that it is launching two street luminaires that meet the requirements of a circular economy, are easy to install and maintain and can be connected to City Management Systems such as Interact City. Signify is developing products, systems and services for a circular economy to meet the increasing demand for sustainable technologies.
Cloud based multisite lighting system
Signify has announced at EuroShop its latest step in the Retail IoT space through the launch of Interact Retail multisite management – a cloud-based, multisite lighting system designed for multiple stores and retail distribution centres. Signify’s Interact Retail multisite management connected lighting system has been vetted by leading UK retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S).
Connected management system saves energy in hotels
The hotel industry faces the challenge to reduce its carbon emissions by 66% by 2030 and 90% by 2050 to stay within the 2°C threshold agreed at COP21, a United Nations Climate Change initiative. Commissioned by Signify, a study by Cundall shows that for mid-scale and luxury hotels, using Interact Hospitality can deliver significant energy savings without compromising on quality and guest comfort.
Realising sustainability goals through LED upgrades
Signify has announced that it is helping the city of Davos to achieve its sustainability goals by upgrading both Davos’ streetlights as the lighting of the city’s Congress Centre to high-quality energy-efficient LEDs. Davos will host business and political leaders from around the world during the World Economic Forum.
3D printed professional luminaires for a circular economy
Signify has unveiled its facilities to 3D print light shades and fittings (luminaires) in the Netherlands and plans to establish 3D printing factories in the US, India and Indonesia. This highly flexible, more sustainable form of manufacturing uses a 100% recyclable polycarbonate material, which allows luminaires to be tailored to customer’s exact needs and recycled at the end of their life, supporting a circular economy.