20170630_ai

Ai Weiwei Embraces Amsterdam Light Festival

(Netherlands) – World-renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei makes light object that connects all artworks. World-renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei will make a special debut at the upcoming Amsterdam Light Festival with a light object that connects all the artworks with each other. This artwork, titled Red Line, is the linking thread that connects […]

20170627_smart

European installers avoiding wireless lighting controls

While the US makes strides, concerns linger in EMEA over interoperability and battery life, an Osram business developer says. HAMBURG – European installers continue to largely avoid wireless lighting controls because they are concerned about interoperability, battery life and other issues – even though wireless offers many benefits over wired systems, an Osram boss said […]

20170624_australia

Will Australia’s largest smart light project lead to city’s rebirth?

Australia’s seaside city of Newcastle has launched a massive new smart lighting scheme, which is set to form the spine of the city’s expanding and lavish smart city strategy.  Around fifty smart light poles are being installed across the Newcastle area, with a further 300 set to make an appearance over the next five years. It […]

20170621_csp

Looking for the Best Thermal Solution for CSP Module Designs

Chip Scale Package (CSP) LED technology is not new but while it has been used for a while in TV backlighting applications, it is relatively new to lighting applications. In many respect CSPs are a new world for lighting module manufacturers as they are smaller, usually don’t have any ESD protection, have different light distribution, […]

20170619_tridonic

Antwerp Havenhuis brings nautical sparkle with Tridonic and Multiline LED products

Tridonic supplied linear LED-based light engines that Multiline integrated in custom luminaires that fit the unique and irregular architecture of the dramatic new Havenhuis Port Authority building in Antwerp. Antwerp, Belgium has a dramatic new Port Authority building called the Havenhuis near the River Scheldt that resembles the shape of a seagoing vessel, and that […]