Lighting Companies – SSL Design

Zumtobel Wins Award for Short Film Ad about its Soon-to-be-released Emergency Lighting System

Zumtobel of Dornbirn, Austria, has created an award-winning ad for its  RESCLITE PRO. The film that the company produced combines elements of suspense and horror movies with an eerie setting in a dark staircase. The ad focuses on a woman who appears to be wearing an emergency life preserver around …

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Signify (Formerly Philips Lighting) Reports 900th Member of EnabLED Licensing Program

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, reported that in May it reached the 900th member milestone for its EnabLED Licensing Program for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs. According to Signify, this latest milestone underscores the company’s commitment to research and development and innovation in the latest energy efficient …

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DIA Installs Soraa LED Lamps for Exhibit

Soraa LED lamps illuminate Detroit Institute of Arts--Arts of the Ancient Middle East Gallery

Soraa, a company founded by famous engineer Suji Nakamura, has continued to carve out a niche in the LED lighting market. While its LED lights are not the most efficient or the least costly in terms of lumens per dollar, the company has promoted the superior color rendering of its …

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GE Lighting to Cease Direct Business in China and Latin America

GE Lighting CEO Bill Lacey sent an internal memo to employees that said, from November 30, GE Lighting will terminate all direct business in Asia and Latin America, according to The China Association of Lighting Industry. In the memo, Bill said that ending its business in Asia and Latin American …

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TALQ Consortium to Extend Interface Standards to Smart City and IoT Applications

The TALQ Consortium has begun to expand the scope of its standards. The consortium previously developed a standardized interface for controlling a variety of streetlight systems within a single Central Management Software.  Now, the TALQ Consortium has initiated a program to establish standards for managing other Smart City and IoT (Internet …

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Osram Subsidiary Clay Paky Acquires Entertainment Lighting Firm ADB

Osram subsidiary Clay Paky, which is a producer of entertainment lighting, has acquired certain assets from ADB TTV SAS and will continue their business operations. French company ADB has a factory in Saint Quentin that specializes in lighting for theaters and TV studios. The companies completed the transaction on August …

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Osram to Continue to Offer Some of its More Lucrative Lighting Products (Despite LEDvance Acquisition)

Osram will continue producing LED chips despite the sale of its LEDvance business to the Chinese consortium. In fact, the consortium has agreed to an annual purchase of LED chips from Osram once its new Malaysian LED plant begins production. Osram says that in the future, for commercial customers LEDvance …

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GE Launches “Lights for Life Challenge”

GE is taking advantage of the of the culture of home-tinkerers and engineers to develop new products and product capabilities. With the help of Maker and Hackster.io’s new partnership, GE has launched the “Lights for Life Challenge” at Maker Faire Bay Area.  GE’s challenge calls upon engineers, makers, and designers …

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