2015-07-02

Special LED Upgrade for New Central Library in Swiss University

Students and staff at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) are now using a new library at the Sulzer site in Winterthur. The former Sulzer Hall 87 has been turned into a modern media centre. Special luminaires equipped with LEDs provide excellent lighting conditions over large areas of the library.
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2015-07-01

Philips Shines Lights on Three Historic Italian Towns

Philips the global leader in lighting has installed its Philips CityTouch remote street lighting management system across three historic towns in Italy to streamline monitoring and control of 7000 Philips LED connected street lights and enable energy savings of up to 80%.
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2015-06-30

Italy Porsche Showroom Receives LED Makeover

Porsche Italy’s premier showroom, located in Padua, recently installed innovative lighting products featuring industry-leading Cree XLamp® CXA and XT-E LEDs to illuminate its large showcase area, highlighting its latest Boxster®, Cayman®, Panamera® and Cayenne® models.
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2015-06-26

Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Transform Chicago Rail into Interactive Lighting Art

Filmmaker Jack C. Newell and design consultant Seth Unger have launched a Kickstarter campaign to transform the dingy elevated train tracks (L) in Chicago’s loop to a piece of interactive light art.
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2015-06-25

Sliding Down a LED Wormhole

An innocuous looking water slide in Bad 1 pool on the German coast of Bremerhaven offers riders a trippy experience resembling interstellar travel, reported Gizmodo recently.
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2015-06-25

Philips Lighting at USCM 2015 in San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee rolled out the red carpet over the weekend for the 83rd Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM).
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2015-06-23

LED Skydivers Dance in Sync to Beats in the Sky

How do you make skydiving even more thriling? Do it at night, toss in some wingsuits equipped with LED lights and do it all choreographed to the beats of drum and bass duo Camo & Krooked. The result? A project entitled "GRAVITAS."
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2015-06-23

Yale University Art Gallery Relit with LEDs

In December 2012, following a US $135 million renovation that united three disparate buildings into one seamless museum, the Yale University Art Gallery opened to the public.  Steven Hefferan of Hefferan Partnership Lighting Design (Boulder, Colo.) managed the lighting for 70,000 square feet of gallery space, and the illumination for more than 4,000 works of art in the galleries.
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2015-06-23

Everlight Exhibits New Lighting and Backlight Products at LED EXPO KOREA 2015

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will exhibit the complete range of LED products like lighting, backlight, flash, signage and infrared LED at the LED EXPO KOREA 2015, including new products in this quarter. EVERLIGHT expects to meet one-stop demand for our customers based on the complete product combination.
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2015-06-17

Pixelligent Closes US$3.4M in Funding

Pixelligent Technologies, producer of PixClear®, the leading producer of nanocrystal dispersions for demanding applications in LED lighting, OLED Lighting, and Optical Coatings and Films markets, announced today that it closed US $3.4 million in new funding. The funds will be used to support accelerating customer growth throughout the world and to increase its manufacturing capacity to 40+ tons per year starting in 2016.
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2015-06-17

Mount Rushmore Introduces Unique LED Lighting System

The more than two million visitors who travel to Mount Rushmore National Memorial each year will now enjoy an enhanced night time viewing experience, thanks to an innovative new lighting system with an LED light source that was recently installed at the memorial. The new system, custom designed and manufactured by Musco, will result in substantially less light pollution, while dramatically improving the lighting at the national memorial and saving energy.
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2015-06-16

Light for Demanding Triemli Hospital Environment

Patients, doctors, nurses and hospital administrators all have specific expectations of the lighting in wards. Engineers and designers at Prolux Licht took a look at the various requirements of these different user groups and produced a solution that satisfies them all, the Sanapro luminaire. LED technology from Tridonic forms the heart of this modular lighting solution for the Triemli hospital, Zürich. In conjunction with high-performance optical components, the LED modules enable different lighting functions to be integrated in a slim and attractive design.
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2015-06-15

Osram Lighting Solutions Installed in Baku's Olympic Stadium and the National Gymnastics Arena

OSRAM sets lighting highlights during Eurpean Games 2015 in Azerbaijan. Subsidiary Siteco equips the Baku Olympic Stadium amongst others with HDTV-compatible floodlight, subsidiary Traxon turns the National Gymnastics Arena into a “lighting theater” with an impressive dynamic lighting solution.
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2015-06-15

World’s Largest Metallic Flower Touched Up with LED Light

With a combination of underwater and surface-mounted LED lighting, Royal Philips is helping to restore the iconic Floralis Genérica sculpture in the center of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The enormous 23 meter high sculpture that weighs 18 tons has been given a complete facelift.  Every morning at 8.00am the flower’s gigantic petals open to greet the day and close at sunset with an array of beautiful colors reflecting from its polished steel surface.
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2015-06-12

Inspirato Partners with LG Electronics to Equip Select Signature Residences with Curved OLED TVs

Inspirato (www.inspirato.com), the world’s largest destination club, and global technology leader LG Electronics (www.lg.com) today launched an exclusive partnership that exemplifies the intersection of luxury travel and cutting-edge technology.
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2015-06-12

XL Video On Screen with BBC Wales General Election Coverage

Working with BBC Election Project and Engineering Manager, Tony Cahalane and Production Designer, David Marson, XL Video supplied high resolution LED screens, plus scenic curved LED and Barco screen management systems for BBC Cymru Wales and S4C’s coverage of the 2015 General Election.
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2015-06-12

Expo Drives Italian City Milan LED Lighting Upgrade

Expo Milan 2015 was the inspiration for the largest roadway lighting project in Europe to date. Milan, Italy expects 20 million visitors for the event, which runs May through October. In preparation, 100,000 of AEC Illuminazione’s fixtures with LUXEON M LEDs were installed, delivering impressive light quality, energy efficiency and environmental benefits. Milan will save 10 million euro in energy cost and emit 20,000 fewer tons of CO2 in its first year alone.
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2015-06-11

LRC Program ASSIST Proposes New Method for Evaluating Flicker

The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST), a program of the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has released a publication that proposes a new method of evaluating human perception of directly observed light source flicker. The publication, ASSIST recommends…Recommended Metric for Assessing the Direct Perception of Light Source Flicker, provides specific measurement procedures and calculations to objectively determine whether the amount of flicker from a light source is above or below the threshold of human perception. The metric is applicable to any waveform shape and frequency and is based on peer-reviewed laboratory and human factors experiments.
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2015-06-09

GE Research: UK Public Sector Risks Locking-In Outdated Technology

Embracing new technology- New research by GE Lighting and the Carbon Trust finds that most UK public bodies have begun to adopt intelligent technologies, in order to drive social, economic and environmental benefits within their estates.
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2015-06-09

Iowa Events Center Announces Installation of Musco's LED Lighting System

The Iowa Events Center's Wells Fargo Arena -- home to the Iowa Energy, the Iowa Barnstormers, and the Iowa Wild -- will take its entertainment experience to the next level thanks to a new, innovative LED lighting solution designed and manufactured by Musco Lighting. The arena is celebrating its 10th anniversary with US $2.5 million in renovations.
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2015-06-08

Utility Substation in U.S. Transformed into Lighting Art

Against the night sky in Redmond, Washington, U.S, an electrical transmission tower stands out in a surprisingly beautiful way. Thirteen rings of LED light encircle the tower, illustrating the sequence of the Kelvin scale, which expresses the color temperature of light: red at the bottom, moving through orange, yellow, warm white, then cool white and, finally, blue at the top.
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2015-06-04

Philips Sets Tree Alight at Vivid Sydney 2015

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, is celebrating the southern hemisphere’s largest light, music and art festival, Vivid Sydney 2015, with a visceral new art installation Philips Tree of Light. More than 18,600 individual Philips connected LED lights have been craftily woven into a digital web along the limbs of a tree to create organic, pulsing, interactive light scenes that breathe life and movement into one of Nature’s most still objects.
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2015-06-03

OLED Lights Shares the Spotlight with Brazilian Superstar

Dietmar Thomas, Manager Brand & Integrated Communications OLED, from Philips Lumiblade interviews lighting designer Christopher M. Baude about his latest OLED lighting installation in Brazil.
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2015-06-03

YESCO Lights Up Swarovski Las Vegas Grand Bazaar Shops

Las Vegas may be known for some of the world's most dynamic venues, however, Swarovski's newest boutique at the Grand Bazaar Shops is making quite an impact on the famous Strip.
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2015-06-02

CORE Lighting’s Advanced Lighting Light up National Theater in London

CORE Lighting’s new PinPoint wireless LED pin-spots and their best-selling ColourPoint Mk II wireless LED uplighters made their presence felt at the National Theater In London for the 2015 Fast Forward Gala, a fund-raising event where normally unseen areas of the facility are opened up for an audience of special guests.
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2015-05-25

Largest Disney Store in the World Features LED Roof Design

The Shanghai Disney Store with the famous Pearl Tower in the background. The store, located in the Lujiazui area of Pudong in Shanghai, opened its doors on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. It is the first Disney Store in China and largest in the world. Photo courtesy Disney Store China.
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2015-05-19

Servcorp To Use Nualight LED Lighting Globally

Servcorp, the world’s leading premium office space provider with over 150 locations in 23 countries worldwide, is to use Nualight LED lighting in all of its new and refurbished office locations it has been announced.
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2015-05-19

Massmutual Center Switches to LED Lighting from Ephesus Lighting Syracuse

The MassMutual Center, home of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Springfield Falcons and Ephesus Lighting, the leader in delivering high-output LED lighting to sports and entertainment venues, announced today that the arena will install the company’s high-output LED lighting solution in time for the start of the 2015-16 AHL season. It becomes the seventh AHL arena to install LED lighting from Ephesus Lighting in the past three years.
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2015-05-18

Electro Velvet Light up Eurovision Stage with LED Costumes

Electro Velvet is a musical duo consisting of Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas. They will represent the UK in the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, performing Still In Love With You, an up tempo electro-swing song penned by David Mindel and Adrian Bax White.
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2015-05-15

Vietnam Lotte Center’s New Lighting Design Inspired by Blooming Lotus Flowers

Inspired by “ao dai”, the traditional Vietnamese garment for women, the 65-storey mixed-use Lotte Center Hanoi is designed to celebrate the cultural heritage of Vietnam. Comprised of two towers connected by a series of sky garden atria, Lotte Center Hanoi consists of commercial offices, a shopping mall, an observatory deck, a 5-star hotel, and serviced apartments. 
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