2015-01-19

Germany’s A Heart for Children Show Lit Up with LEDs

German lighting designer Manfred ‘Vossi’ Voss used 100 x Robe BMFL Spots to light the 2014 "Ein Herz für Kinder" (A Heart for Children) show, a high profile charity fund-raiser, produced by Schwartzkopff tv staged at the new and trendy Tempelhof airport, Berlin, and broadcast live on German national public services channel, ZDF.
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2015-01-15

Daktronics Brings Light to Gillette Stadium Lettering with Freeform Elements

With a full regular season in the books, the New England Patriots are set to host a playoff game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, a venue which showcases new freeform LED elements covering the "Gillette" lettering above the video displays at each end of the field from Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota. These two displays together create one of the largest freeform LED installations in a sports setting to use the puck-shaped technology.
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2015-01-14

German Design Team Creates Bioluminescent Forest

A German media team have used lighting projections to create a stunning illuminating forest effect.
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2015-01-13

NEUTEX LED Lighting Announces Major Expansion

NEUTEX LED Lighting has recently announced a major expansion to its corporate, manufacturing and warehouse headquarters based in Houston, TX. After three months of planning and design, the NEUTEX LED expansion project is near breaking ground.
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2015-01-09

The Art of Fashion Lighting

Milovan Micevic, Visual Merchandiser for H&M in Belgrade, talks to GE Lighting's Illuminated Minds about the creative process of lighting in fashion retail.
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2015-01-07

Eco-Shift Power Lights up a Cott Beverages Canada Factory with LEDs

Eco-Shift Power, one of Canada's leading energy management and lighting firms, has signed a contract with Cott Beverages Canada, a division of Cott Corporation (Cott) to retrofit one of Cott's production facilities in Mississauga, Ontario. Cott is a supplier of beverages distributing to multiple countries including Canada, the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Europe. In partnering with ECOP, Cott expects over $170,000/year savings through ECOP's NetZero LED fixtures for Warehouse, Office and Outdoor applications.
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2015-01-06

Osram Sylvania Releases Next Generation Encelium Polaris 3D Software

North American lighting leader Osram Sylvania has released the latest version of its flagship ENCELIUM® lighting management software – Polaris 3D®. ENCELIUM by Osram is a scalable lighting control system that enables owners to elevate the cost effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse. Developed in North America and accessible anytime, anywhere via an Internet connection, the Polaris 3D software is the core element of the ENCELIUM system that facilitates the commissioning, usage and data analysis of the lighting installation. 
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2014-12-31

Solid Apollo LED Introduces Smartphone and Tablet LED Lighting Controller

The LEDWizard controller brings amazing lighting control right to any smartphone or tablet device and is perfect for controlling the lights in different rooms, and even on indoors and outdoor lighting systems without the hassle of requiring more remotes
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2014-12-30

Philips Helps Madison Square Garden Shine With Connected LED Lighting System

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) has added a dynamic exterior LED lighting system to The World's Most Famous Arena from Philips, the world leader in lighting. The state-of-the-art, connected LED lighting system can reflect the home teams’ colors and highlight special events by creating dynamic visual effects on the façade of the Arena. The lighting communicates which home teams’ games or events are taking place at the The Garden and helps create a sense of excitement in the surrounding area.
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2014-12-26

UNESCO Launches the International Year of Light 2015

Many people don't know that there’s more to scientist Isaac Newton than a certain apple falling from a tree. Holding a prism of glass in the path of sunlight, he showed that white light is actually made up of seven different colors – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Color comes from light – in fact, color is light.
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2014-12-26

Festive Lighting that Stands Out

Michela Mezzavilla, architect and lighting designer (APDI) based in Barcelona, Spain, and co-founder of studio reMM, shares in the GE lighting blog below her experience with hotel festive lighting.
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2014-12-23

Callaway Gardens' Fantasy in Lights Ranks as one of USA Today’s “10 Best Public Light Displays”

This week Callaway Gardens received an email from USA Today stating, “Fantasy In Lights - Callaway Gardens is one of the winners of the Best Public Lights Display category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.”
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2014-12-22

Panasonic Signs MOU with Indonesian Government and UNESCO to Protect World Heritage Sites

The Ministry of Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education of the Republic of Indonesia, PT. Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko (Persero)[*1], the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Jakarta, and Panasonic Corporation signed a four-way Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 9 to promote "conservation and awareness raising for the protection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites" and "education and cultural activities aimed at sustainable development for young people in the vicinity of the Borobudur, Prambanan, Ratu Boko sites in Indonesia." The signing marked the launch of the following joint projects. 
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2014-12-19

Eaton’s LED Solutions Help Georgia Auto Dealer Cut Energy Costs

Power management company Eaton today announced that its Galleon™ light-emitting diode (LED) area luminaires from its Cooper Lighting Divisionhave improved the lighting performance, energy efficiency and reliability at Pioneer Ford, located in Bremen, Georgia. The conversion has resulted in a 61 percent energy usage reduction, while providing brighter and uniform illumination, and reducing the high number of lighting maintenance issues the auto dealership was experiencing.
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2014-12-18

Philips Lighting Leaves Behind Product Sales Model

Founded in 1891, the Dutch electronics conglomerate was once coined “the King of Home Appliances” and was once the “European giant” in the TV sector. Yet, the company’s gradual business transition has resulted in its shift towards health and lighting businesses.
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2014-12-17

Tokyo Skytree Special Lighting to Feature Primary Colors

For 8 days from December 11th (Thurs) to 18th (Thurs), 2014, the Tokyo Skytree run by Tobu Tower Skytree (Headquarters: Sumida Ward, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito) will be lit by a special lighting sequence, the "3 Primary Colors of Light" developed in collaboration with Panasonic Corporation to commemorate the Nobel Prize in Physics, which was awarded on December 10th (Wed) to 3 Japanese Nobel Laureates for the invention of blue LEDs.
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2014-12-11

PECO Helps Customers Keep Holidays Happy and Bright

The holiday season is upon us, bringing decorations, festivities and holiday cheer! PECO offers the following tips and suggestions to get in the holiday spirit while staying safe.
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2014-12-08

Lextar Reports Slight Dip in November Revenue

Taiwanese LED manufacturer Lextar’s recently announced revenue last month was slightly down, due to the slack season in 4Q14.
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2014-12-08

ITRI Announces Technology Transfer to FlexUP Technologies

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced today the successful transfer of FlexUP™ technology to FlexUP Technologies Corp. By providing flexible substrate material, this new startup aims at satisfying the growing demand and emerging opportunities in the flexible display market for smart handheld devices, wrist worn devices and flexible medical sensors.
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2014-12-08

Philips Unveils Interactive Singing Light Aura in Eindhoven

Philips recently showcased an interactive singing light Aura at GLOW, a week-long festival of light art that took place in Eindhoven, according to a company blog entry on Exposure.
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2014-12-04

Lindsay Honda Installs Induction Light Fixtures across Dealership Parking Lot

Lindsay Honda located in Columbus, Ohio, is a new car Honda dealer selling various Honda automotive models, and is home to one of the largest indoor showrooms in the country. Recently, Lindsay Honda partnered with Hawkins Sales of Ohio, and Green Lighting Wholesale, in an effort to seek out a commercial lighting solution that would meet their facility codes while improving illumination, and significantly lowering energy costs. "They wanted the best fixture and technology available on the market at the most cost effective price," commented Brett Clark, President of Green Lighting Wholesale. As a result, the company decided on EverLast® 200 and 300 watt induction shoe box fixtures.
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2014-12-03

Bright Light Systems Improves Light Quality at Port of Seattle

Bright Light Systems, a leading manufacturer of Light Emitting Plasma (LEP) luminaires and wireless lighting controls, has announced the completion of a lighting upgrade project at the Port of Seattle Terminals 90 and 91. These terminals provide mooring for cruise ships as well as commercial workboats and fishing vessels.
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2014-12-01

How Philips helps patients to relax during MRI scans

Royal Philips today announced the launch of the Ambient Experience patient in-bore solution designed to reduce patient anxiety and movement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. The patient in-bore solution is the latest innovation in Philips' successful Ambient Experience portfolio, which integrates dynamic lighting, projection, sound, spatial design and workflow improvements to enable hospitals to create engaging, comfortable patient environments. To date, Philips has installed 750 Ambient Experience solutions globally.
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2014-12-01

Sixty London Receieves Smart LED Upgrade

Sixty London is the iconic building set to become the workspace for over a thousand employees of a major online retailer. The curved glass and steel structure, extending over 14 floors above ground, is designed to BREEAM Excellent standard, a reflection of its focus on sustainability. This dedication to energy efficiency is evident in the selection of the highest quality in lighting and controls from Luxonic Lighting.  
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2014-11-26

LIGHTEXPO Africa 2015 - Investment, Expansion & Growth Opportunities

The LIGHTEXPO 2015, Africa’s largest International architectural and commercial lighting trade show will be staged at the KICC Nairobi Kenya from 2nd-4th May, 2015.
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2014-11-24

Versatile performance for National Development Bank

Around 25,000 Tridonic ballasts and LED drivers are helping the National Development Bank enjoy the benefits of versatile, high performance, low energy lighting at its headquarters in Chang'an Avenue, Beijing.
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2014-11-21

Shadows and Emotion: Lighting for the Fashion Industry

Sam Scott Schiavo, a Fashion Photographer, shares his observations on the right type of lighting for fashion photo shoots in this GE Illuminated Minds blog entry.
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2014-11-21

Holiday Lighting 101

While decorating the tree, house, or garland, a whole section of lights can go dark -- along with holiday spirits. Light outages can be frustrating and time-consuming to repair during the busy holiday season.
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2014-11-18

Palmen Auto Saves Up with Cree LED Upgrade

Cree offered a solution that fulfilled our needs for clean, efficient lighting with little to no maintenance expense. The lighting is fantastic.
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2014-11-18

AtomSvet's Lighting for Explosive Facilities

The current trend, due to the constant increase of energy prices and lack of capacity, is for the management of large industrial enterprises to search for energy saving technology.
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