Duo partner to strengthen lighting control solutions
The Zumtobel Group, with its core brands Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel, has teamed up with Casambi, a pioneer in wireless lighting controls based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The strategic partnership ensures an extensive new range of Thorn and Zumtobel luminaires offering seamless control to users via Casambi’s BLE software control platform.
The future of light is digital
Zumtobel is striving for the use of its LED solutions to empower the latest in wireless technologies called LiFi. The newest trial, conducted in partnership with pureLiFi, uses LED lights to send large amounts of data while appearing as normal LED light to the human eye. The LiFi trial reflects a series of moves by Zumtobel to evolve lighting beyond its core function of pure illumination and solve challenges for high speed secure wireless co...
How lighting sensors can help keep people safe
Increasing safety in Graz's Volksgarten is a key goal of both the local authorities and the 'GEMEINSAM.SICHER in Graz' association. Together with Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), they have launched a pilot project to install intelligent luminaires in part of the public garden in the Austrian city, using vandal-resistant fittings that deliver high light levels and smart connectivity.
Green light given on efficient VW factory
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles opened a new production plant in the Polish city of Wrzesnia at the end of October 2016. The factory manufactures the latest generation of the Volkswagen Crafter and the similar TGE model from MAN. The site, which covers an area of around 220 hectares, has the capacity to produce up to 100,000 vehicles per year and incorporates a modern paint shop and halls for bodywork construction and assembly, as well as a suppli...
Lighting solutions created around the needs of civilians
The development of NIGHTSIGHT reflects how the evenings and night time hours have now become an integral part of everyday life. The result is a comprehensive portfolio that enables Zumtobel to offer maximum design freedom for consistent lighting solutions of every shape and every size in every kind of outdoor area - from stylish architectural illumination to the tasteful presentation of squares, streets and urban districts.
Dynamic lighting system takes the reins in Vienna
The Spanish Riding School Vienna presented its lighting system for the first time in a world premiere on Saturday 26th November 2016. Thanks to a special tracking system, the dynamic lights were angled in a way that ensured that the horses were always at the centre of the light, regardless of where they were in the arena.
Variants illuminating architectural lighting
Formally integrated architectural lighting has been introduced by the addition of the PANOS infinity luminaire family from Zumtobel. The four variants presented for the first time in November 2016 help increase the potential for lighting solutions that correspond to the finer details of every application.