20170110_alingas

Lights in Alingsås, Sweden

With this year’s installations attracting approximately 70,000 people, Lights in Alingsås brought the small Swedish town just outside Gothenburg to the forefront of lighting design for the seventeenth time. Following last issue’s workshop coverage, the 2016 Lights in Alingsås festival has now been and gone for another year. As previously mentioned, this year, the Light […]

20170108_business

LED business news: Seoul Semiconductor, Nichia, and CES Las Vegas

The latest LED business news roundup covers executive appointments at Seoul Semiconductor, new technology demos by LEDvance and Osram at CES, and the most recent IP actions by Nichia. Seoul Semiconductor has announced that Andreas Weisl has assumed the role of CEO for Seoul Semiconductor GmbH based in Munich, while also adding Mark McClear in […]

20170107_molex

Molex Partners to Manufacture High Quality SoftBattery for Solutions Leveraging the IoT

Strengthening an expanding portfolio of printed electronics solutions, Molex has signed a worldwide license agreement to manufacture Enfucell SoftBattery® power sources. With over a decade developing the patented technology, Enfucell has been a forerunner in printable battery design for the needs of healthcare, sports and logistics.  The non-exclusive partnership allows Molex to better serve rapidly […]

20170105_sleepless

Sleepless Light Exercises, UK

Creating additional dramatic impact amidst Bernardi Roig’s ‘Sleepless Light Exercises’ exhibition at this year’s Canterbury Festival, Thorn Lighting has provided a powerful fluorescent illumination that offers a stark contrast to the installation’s surrounding Gothic setting. Thorn Lighting is helping to sponsor the Sleepless Light Exercises exhibition at The Canterbury Festival this year by supplying PopPack […]

20170104_lumi

USDA utilizes LumiGrow LED luminaires for horticultural research on corn

Spectral control is being studied by the US Department of Agriculture to impact flowering times and other plant-growth characteristics in a project focused on corn or maize. LumiGrow has announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is using the company’s LED luminaires in a horticultural lighting research project that is focused on corn or […]

20171202_niagara

Niagara Falls unveils spectacular LED lighting upgrade

The Niagara Falls Illumination Board has unveiled a new LED-based dynamic lighting system that makes the famed falls even more spectacular at night. The twin cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada and Niagara Falls, New York collaborated on the $4 million solid-state lighting (SSL) project that was undertaken by a consortium of lighting specialist and […]