2015-05-13

Philips Stadion Becomes First Stadium in the Netherlands Equipped with Philips LED Pitch Lighting

Philips Stadion, the home of PSV Eindhoven, is the first stadium in the Netherlands to be fully equipped with ArenaVision LED pitch lighting from Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, meeting the strict requirements of international sports federations and broadcasters. This innovative LED lighting makes it possible for Philips Stadion to highlight specific parts of the pitch during a football match or a concert, and to also transmit the smallest of gestures on the pitch to the thousands of people in the stadium as well as all those watching at home. Philips Stadion also benefits from maintenance and other operational cost savings, positively impacting on the daily running costs of the stadium.
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2015-05-12

Grand Lacere Kagoshima Illuminated with Water Flow Lighting Effects

Inspired by European seaside resorts, the fascinating and contemporary design of Marino Vista banquet hall at the Grand Lacere Kagoshima in Japan provides an unforgettable experience to its guests. The banquet hall is designed to create a visual and tangible connection to “marine” with various décor elements such as wavy walls and ceilings, mosaic sand brick tiles, and curtains resembling waterfalls. Together with the décor elements, the use of colors, lighting and music mimics “water flows” in the venue, creating a fresh impression and relaxing ambience. 
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2015-05-11

Ketra Illuminates New Art Institute of Chicago Exhibit

Ketra, the supplier of premium digital lighting systems, today announced that it will be illuminating newly reinstalled galleries of medieval art, as well as additional areas at the Art Institute of Chicago, a world-renowned art museum with one of the largest permanent collections in the United States. Chicago-based design firm Lightswitch Architectural was tasked with designing the Art Institute of Chicago’s lighting and presented the museum with the concept of transitioning to LED light using Ketra’s premium LED system.
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2015-05-11

OSRAM Illuminates Eurovision Song Contest 2015

With an expected audience of 200 million, the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will this year once again be a great TV entertainment show. Last year's winner came from Austria, so the 60th ESC will be taking place from May 18 to 23 in Austria. Spectacular stage and light shows are a traditional fixture of this major media event. As the Official Lighting Partner, OSRAM is responsible for the majority of the lighting this year.
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2015-05-08

Philips to Install New York Tappan Zee Bridge with Smart LED Lights

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced it would be working with the New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC to install a state-of-the-art connected LED lighting system on the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee across the Hudson River. The innovative system will combine both the roadway and architectural lighting, an industry first.  As the most technologically advanced bridge in North America, the New NY Bridge will have the capacity to be transformed into a massive canvas with remotely programmed, tunable lights that produce dynamic or subtle, colorful effects which can reflect special occasions such as holidays or local sports team wins.
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2015-05-06

The First Impression with Luminous Carpets

Entering your lobby, your office building, your theater… the first impression is crucial for the overall experience for a guest, customers and even your own employees. An aesthetically pleasing, inspirational and comfortable environment are the basic ingredients for this. To enhance and even personalize this experience we believe the relevant information, at the right place and time can make the difference.
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2015-05-04

Orion Energy Systems to Upgrade Veterans Affairs Hospital with LED Troffer Retrofit (LDR)

Orion Energy Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient lighting platforms, announced that it recently received a contract award of approximately US $700,000 from a Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Virginia. Orion is upgrading the location’s fluorescent fixtures with its patented LED Troffer Retrofit (LDR) product, in addition to installing the Company’s flagship exterior product, the ISON LED area light.
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2015-04-30

Everlight to Exhibit LED Products for Lighting and Automotive Applications at LIGHTFAIR 2015

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will be demonstrating its comprehensive portfolio of LED components for lighting and automotive applications at LIGHTFAIR International, May 5-7, at Booth #1329. Highlights at the EVERLIGHT Booth #1329 include the High Efficiency LED EAHE 5630 (0.2W) and the Ultra Warm White LED EAHP 3030 (1.0W) and color choice LED solutions for general lighting as well as existing popular packages available in all colors for horticulture lighting.
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2015-04-29

Bobcat® Manufacturing Plant Saves Energy Costs with GE LED High Bay Lighting

Machine operators at a Bobcat Company manufacturing facility in North Dakota can leave one tool at home now that LED lighting illuminates their work space.
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2015-04-28

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Installs LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

Osram Sylvania donated LED lamps to the Energizing Taliesin West program of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The program focuses on continuing Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy of innovation in finding better, less expensive methods for building.
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2015-04-28

Lighting Artist Chris Levine Unveils The Geometry of Truth

The Fine Art Society is delighted to present The Geometry of Truth, a new solo exhibition by Chris Levine. The Geometry of Truth represents the latest chapter in Levine’s exploration into the nature of light and perception, using technology and light to draw people towards stillness.
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2015-04-24

Designer Hyunje Joo Speaks about Award Winning Interactive Lights

Dancing on the clouds, brought to us by Hyunje Joo, who is originally from Korea and now studies in Germany, was awarded second prize for his project that actively engages its environment by changing shapes with the climate and the people around. It was deemed by our jury as being very poetic and it helps in bringing people together. There is an interesting relationship between the object and the user. It is a very good interface between the sky and the ground.
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2015-04-23

Hull Tigers to Transform KC Stadium with Smart LED Floodlights

This July Hull Tigers will be chalking up a home win with the addition of a state-of -the-art LED lighting system from Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting. The new LED pitch lighting provides footballers, fans and TV broadcasters with an even more sensational experience. The investment will ensure that the KC Stadium’s sports floodlighting meets the latest TV broadcast requirements as directed by the English Premier League. The lighting will be installed during this summer’s break in time for the start of the 2015/2016 football season. 
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2015-04-20

Philips Illuminates New York City

The lighting industry’s best and brightest products will be on display at Lightfair International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show. Held in New York City May 3-7, LFI will be a hub of innovation and creativity. Numerous Philips Lighting products will be on display at booth #1207, but taking a walk around the city can be an even better way to see Philips Lighting products in action.
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2015-04-17

Zumtobel Illuminates Montforthaus with Unique LED Lighting Solution

In close cooperation with the lighting design firm Belzner Holmes / Light Design Engineering, Zumtobel has developed a bespoke LED solution for Montforthaus that meets stringent television requirements by combining seamless dimming between 100 and 0 percent with a colour temperature range from 2700K to 5000K. A feat that had previously proved impossible in the field of architectural lighting.
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2015-04-16

NORIBACHI And Intelligent Energy Light And Power Overhaul USA Auto Group Lighting with LEDs

Noribachi, a leading U.S.-based custom LED manufacturer for high output commercial and industrial lighting solutions and Intelligent Energy Light and Power, an electrical engineering and installation firm, shed new light on USA Auto Group with an LED lighting retrofit overhaul (www.shopusaauto.com).
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2015-04-15

University of Illinois Upgrades to LED High-bay Lights

Power management company Eaton today announced that it has helped improve the lighting performance and energy efficiency in a campus recreation facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. By replacing almost 400 lighting fixtures in three gymnasiums at the Activities and Recreation Center with Metalux™ HBLED high-bay light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires, the university’s projected cost avoidance is estimated to be as high as $70,500 annually.
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2015-04-14

Hudson Valley Lighting® Illuminates PBS’s 35th Season of THIS OLD HOUSE®

Hudson Valley Lighting®, part of the Littman Brands family of lighting, is highlighted in the 35th season of the Emmy Award-winning PBS television series THIS OLD HOUSE®. For more than 20 years, Hudson Valley Lighting has produced quality, classically inspired contemporary and traditional lighting fixtures. In the second project of the season, the THIS OLD HOUSE TV crew has taken on one of the youngest homes in its 35 year history: a 1966 Colonial Revival in Lexington, Massachusetts. Interior designer Robin Gannon chose 19 of Hudson Valley Lighting’s premier fixtures to add timeless beauty and light to this exquisite renovation project.
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2015-04-02

India International Airport Lounge Touched up with LEDs

As part of the Corporate Aviation Terminal at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), the CIP lounge provides world-class facilities and personalized services for exclusive travelers.  
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2015-03-31

Clue 01 Competition Winner Shed Light on Photovascular System Design

In early March, Philips announced the winners of the revamped international lighting design CLUE Competition. The theme this year was Interface. The participants were asked to explore transformative potentials and to define unique lighting innovations that celebrate the activities of both the built and unbuilt communities. Incorporating the concepts of contact, transparency, transition, threshold, limits, dark/light, natural/artificial, the interface focuses on the spatial interactions influenced by exchanges between one and the other, and thereby distinguishing the two adjacent spaces.
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2015-03-30

Eaton Helps Duquesne University Gumberg Library Increase Lighting Energy Efficiency

Power management company Eaton today announced that its Neo-Ray Index light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires are helping to improve the lighting performance while lowering energy usage in the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Recently completed on its first floor, this LED lighting upgrade will help the university reduce its annual energy consumption for the floor significantly.
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2015-03-24

Aqua Illuminaria: A Performance of Light and Water

“Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away.” The swing music of Frank Sinatra resonated throughout the new terminal of McAllen Airport, in McAllen, Texas. Lighting designer Daryl Vaughan was running tests on the new water feature at the center of the terminal, making sure all the elements were working correctly. Meanwhile the feature came to life with dancing lights and bubbles coordinated to the catchy tune. That’s when Vaughan noticed the two young children staring at the feature in absolute awe with their eyes and jaws wide open.
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2015-03-23

YMCA of Illinois Upgrades Facility Lighting with MaxLite LED Lamps

After completing a successful lighting upgrade at its sister property, the Meyer Center, MaxLite and Cool City Lights were called upon to retrofit the YMCA of Edwardsville, Illinois ESIC Center and Early Childhood Development Center with energy-efficient LED lamps and luminaires.
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2015-03-20

Rijksmuseum Light Art Portrait Exhibition Invites Public to Submit Photos

From 25 March to April 7, Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, is organizing a special ‘Night Exposition’ in the Rijksmuseum. The exposition consists entirely of portraits painted in light, as a tribute to the unequalled master of light, Rembrandt – who is now on display in the Philips wing of the museum in the Late Rembrandt exhibition.
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2015-03-19

Spaceship Lands in Nanjing? No it’s Another LED Lit Landmark

It looks like giant spaceship or a design from the set of Blade Runner.  This bold construction is the International Youth Culture Centre in Nanjing, China. Transforming the city’s skyline with a 16 million color palette and delighting locals and tourists alike, the façade of the 68-storey building, which houses a five-star hotel and offices, costs less than EUR 114 a day to light. This is because the building uses an energy-efficient dynamic color-changing computer controlled LED lighting system from Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting. In this instance, the computer controlled LED lighting system saves an additional 60% in electricity used, compared to normal LED color lighting.
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2015-03-18

Robe Lights up South Africa Metro FM Awards

Durban in South Africa once again came alive with the buzz and the excitement of the 2015 Metro FM Awards, with Robe BMFL Spots taking centre stage – as part of a rig of nearly 150 Robe moving lights - for a stunning stage presentation at the Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.
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2015-03-12

Changing Lighting Market Urges Osram Licht to Direct Focus To Service and Maintenance Business

As the lighting industry transits from traditional light sources to LEDs, Osram Licht, the world’s second largest lighting company, has responded by shifting its focus on service and maintenance business to maintain steady revenue growth, according to a recent Bloomberg report.
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2015-03-12

Philips Lighting Application Center: A Visual Lighting Wonderland

Come visit the Lighting Application Center (LAC) in Somerset, New Jersey, U.S. to experience what light can do. Once you enter the center, you’ll be immersed in a variety of lighting applications in a dozen separated vignettes presenting various retail, hospitality and working environments.
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2015-03-11

Flexible LED Strips for Art Lighting in Bishop’s Palace House in Kingston upon Thames

The new owners of Bishop's Palace House Canadian & Portland Estates planned its transformation into an exciting new retail and leisure destination. One of the main topics in this project: to showcase the work of a famous local artist, Eadward Muybridge to breathe new life into the site with eye-catching design and a visually identifiable focal point with cutting-edge LED technology.
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2015-03-10

Lighting Design Team from Philippines Clinches Top Prize at Philips CLUE Competition

The CLUE has unveiled the three winners of its International Lighting Design Contest, held this year under the themeInterface. Winners have been officially announced on social media (CLUE Facebook page and Twitter account) and as well as on the CLUE web site (www.cluecompetition.com).
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