Arrow evaluation kit kick-starts smart horticulture
Arrow Electronics has unveiled a smart horticulture solution based on an evaluation kit containing all the required hardware and software needed to evaluate and implement a complete indoor horticulture solution.
Online academy for work lighting launched
TYRI Light Academy has launched on TYRI’s website and will provide insights, tips, knowledge and updates on new innovations in work lighting. The online academy offers tailored articles, videos and tools that will guide the user through the world of work lighting.
Next generation of lighting system innovation
Czech photographer Miroslav Tichy once said that photography is simply painting with light. Light Revolution, a lighting and camera system manufacturer for the film, photography and photogrammetry industry, with the support of mechatronic drive motor specialist Electro Mechanical Systems (EMS), has taken the concept of painting with light straight into the 21st century for next generation of lighting system innovation.
2020 trends and thermal challenges in the LED industry
New research from Future Facilities, maker of the 6SigmaET thermal simulation software, has revealed the top challenges and trends in the LED industry for 2020.
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.
Power line communication adopted for lighting system
Renesas Electronics has announced that Panasonic has adopted Renesas’ R9A06G037 Power Line Communication (PLC) IC for its new railway platform lighting control system.
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.
A ‘bright’ future for electronics - advances in optics
Scientists from Tokai University have developed new optical technologies that can help electronic devices using optical connections to keep up with the demand of modern technology - such as for devices to be as small as possible, but more efficient. In a multi-collaboration, the scientists presented their range of methods and prototypes for optics to be smoothly integrated into electronics.
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.
Mitigating the China components shortage
European manufacturers hold the key to alleviating worldwide components shortages in LED and other lighting components as Chinese factories halt production in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to Prime Light.