Colour Kinetic lighting in Guanyin Altar
Signify has completed the installation of Colour Kinetics luminaires and Luminous Textile panels in the ‘Guanyin Altar’ Buddhist temple on Mount Putuo in Zhejiang Province, China. It’s the first time Luminous Textile panels have been installed in a domed ceiling, creating a representation of skylight using dynamic colour lighting, dynamic video content, and music.
BIOS and Lumileds partnership for human centric lighting
Human Centric Lighting (HCL) innovator BIOS, and global lighting solutions provider Lumileds, have joined forces to create a new SkyBlue LED that doubles previously available chip performance. The new 3030 mid-power LED reduces the lumen per dollar development barrier facing luminaire manufacturers and eliminates a key barrier to bringing better, healthier lighting solutions to market.
Smart lighting for your outdoor space this winter
With winter fast approaching, EGLO is encouraging homeowners to think about illuminating their outdoor space with smart lighting. As well as offering a warm welcome to your home, outdoor lighting provides safety, and the comfort of increased visibility, giving you peace of mind as you navigate the exterior of your home as the nights draw in and your outdoor visibility becomes compromised.
Micro-LED: lighting the way for display technologies?
Micro-LED technology has been exciting the trade and consumer tech press for several years now, particularly since 2014 when Apple purchased the micro-LED-focused startup, LuxeVue. The implication that leading tech firms were racing to incorporate micro-LED in their highly desirable consumer tech prompted a flurry of speculation that micro-LED would be the ‘next big thing’ in TVs, smartphones, wearables and much more.
Powering next-gen horticultural illumination systems
The Earth’s population has rocketed upwards over the last few decades, rising from 4 billion in the mid-1970s to almost double that figure today (according to statistics compiled by the United Nations). At the same time the land resources available for food production are being placed under threat, due to global warming and increasingly urbanisation (as well as competition for space with biofuel crops). Guest blog written by Patrick H...
Production hall lighting makeover will benefit employees
Airbus' Defence and Space production hall in Warsaw, Poland recently had a smart lighting makeover. SchahlLED led the project with Filamento fixtures and Casambi controls taking on their first European co-installation. The new lighting scheme has produced fantastic results, with Airbus reporting 1.6x higher light levels at 71% energy savings, as well as noticeable improvements in worker-wellbeing and general productivity.
Transportable light for hazardous industries launched
Chalmit, a division of the Hubbell Harsh & Hazardous Group, and manufacturer of lighting for hazardous environments, has launched its new Luna LED Temporary Floodlight. The durable, lightweight and powerful floodlight utilises technology in what is a major innovation in transportable lighting for hazardous areas.
Strategic partnership to accelerate LiFi
Signify and EDZCOM, the Nordic specialist in edge connectivity, will join forces to introduce Trulifi by Signify, two-way wireless network connectivity through infrared and visible light, into industrial applications. The partnership will apply to Signify’s LiFi solutions, branded Trulifi, in the manufacturing industries.
Signify and ScaleAQ partner for sustainable aquaculture
Signify and ScaleAQ have joined forces in a global strategic partnership for sustainable aquaculture solutions, to optimise feed conversion in the most efficient way and contribute to the food challenges the world is facing. Together the two companies will improve fish welfare, production and yield for fish farmers by providing an optimal light spectrum, light distribution and control system so farmers can customise the light recipes to thei...
RGB-LED driver brings interior lighting to life in automotive applications
Melexis has introduced MLX81116, a multichannel RGB-LED driver. The MLX81116 supports the MeLiBu high speed communication IP to enable intelligent animated automotive lighting concepts. The technology is already being leveraged by global manufacturers to enhance the safety features of their latest models.