LED Lighting Luminaires and Fixtures

U.S. DOE Releases Report About Power Reporting Capabilities of Commercially Available PoE Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the first portion of a study examining the power reporting capabilities of marketed power over ethernet connected lighting systems. Power Over Ethernet (PoE) refers to systems which use a single Ethernet cable to both bring low-voltage DC power and enable network communication. …

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Ameland Uses Philips Lighting’s Connected Streetlights with Wildlife-Friendly ClearSky Technology

Philips Lighting-- Ameland wildlife friendly streetlight project image2

Philips Lighting announced a unique connected LED street lighting project. The lighting company will equip the island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, with energy efficient LED street lighting. The streetlights will use the company’s ClearSky technology. Philips Lighting designed the ClearSky spectrum distribution of the lights to be friendly to …

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Tridonic and EON Reality to Demo Augmented Reality Lighting and IoT Interface

Tridonic of Dornbirn, Austria, a supplier of integral lighting solutions and EON Reality Inc., a virtual reality company, have partnered. Together the companies have developed an Augmented Reality control and provisioning interface for Tridonic’s IoT-enabled industrial lighting solution, net4more. Tridonic will demonstrate the augmented reality application at CeBIT as part of …

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SloanLED Debuts PDL3 MODUS Downlight for Gas Station Canopies

Ventura California-based SloanLED announced the launch of PDL3 MODUS at PetroForum Africa 2017. The PDL3 MODUS is for canopies, parking garages, coolers, and other applications. The luminaire employs the company’s proprietary power module that gives each driver solution three different lumen settings without replacing any hardware. According to SLoanLED, the option of …

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Eaton Launches Two New Suspended Luminaire Families

Eaton Neo Ray Covera(top) and Converge(bottom)

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree City, Georgia USA, launched the Neo-Ray Covera™ and Converge™ architectural suspended product families. The new suspended luminaires feature the company’s next generation curved WaveStream™ LED technology. The two pendant families combine a modern, minimalist design and advanced optical performance with connected lighting capabilities. The two …

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Ayrton Takes the Stage with Lady Gaga for Super Bowl Halftime Show

Aryton illuminates Lady Gaga Super Bowl Halftime performance

On 5 February Houston, Texas hosted the NFL’s Super Bowl LI, between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium. At the highly-anticipated Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show, Lady Gaga entertained with a high-octane 13-minute performance. Over 115 million people worldwide caught the performance. Lighting designer, Bob …

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Philips Lighting and Globus Test Effect of Lighting on Shopping

Globus supermarket--specially lit area for study

At the Globus supermarket in Saarbrücken, Sweden, Philips Lighting, and the store conducted a pilot research project examining the effect of colored LED lighting on customer sales. The study looked at the influence of different combinations of colored LED light on sales and customer behavior. According to Philips, the results …

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DOE Publishes Gateway Demonstration Evaluating the Long Term Benefits of Indoor LED Lighting Installations

The U.S. Department of Energy published a Gateway field demonstration of the long-term performance LED lights used in particular applications. The study evaluated four LED lighting installations. In addition to wanting LED lighting for improved energy efficiency, some of the installations were motivated by other potential benefits including improved lighting …

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