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Current, powered by GE Poised to Grab Chunks of Intelligent Lighting and Infrastructure Market

GE, the corporate giant, does not do things in a small way. GE’s leap into the intelligent lighting market is no exception. Just four month ago GE formed the Current powered by GE startup that integrates GE’s LED, Solar, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicle businesses with GE’s software platform, Predix. …

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Osram to Invest in Future of Lighting

Osram said in a press release about quarterly earnings that the company would continue investing in the lighting market, which is shifting towards semiconductor technology. The company plans to sell its ailing general lighting, conventional lamps business and is still apparently seeking offers to purchase the business. Osram announced an …

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Osram to Sell General Lighting Lamps Bussiness

Osram of Germany has begun the process of selling its general lighting lamps business. Osram intends to separate the operation of the general lighting lamps business from the rest of the group by next April. Osram plans to legally separate its general lighting lamps business before August, according to a …

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GE Integrates LED, Solar, Energy Storage, and Electric Vehicle Businesses into Spin-off

GE announced Current, powered by GE, an energy company that integrates GE’s LED, Solar, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicle businesses. The company will employ GE’s Predix platform to identify and deliver the most cost effective, efficient energy solutions. Maryrose Sylvester, who serves as president and CEO at GE Lighting, will …

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Acuity Brands and Silver Springs Networks to Jointly Develop Intelligent Lighting Platform for Municipalities and Large Operators

Acuity Brands, Inc. through its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. have agreed to jointly develop an intelligent lighting platform for cities, utilities, and large campus operators. Acuity says that the intelligent lighting platform will allow utilities, cities, and large campus operators to upgrade their aging …

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GE and Beacon partner in New Zealand and Australia to drive LED Adoption and Allow Focus on Smart Lighting Business

GE reports that it has partnered with Beacon Lighting. GE says that the partnership intends to expand the reach of its LED Lighting business in Australia and New Zealand. Beacon, operating under the name Light Source Solutions, will be the sole distributor for GE’s residential and commercial lighting business in …

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Lighting Science Group Reports Summary Judgment Victory Against GE Lighting

Lighting Science Group Corporation of Melbourne, Florida USA, reported that U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on August 5, 2015, granted Lighting Science’s motion for summary judgment. Lighting Science said that the court declared certain patents of GE Lighting Solutions LLC invalid and that the court dismissed …

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Mainland China and Taiwan-based LED Lighting Companies Qualify to Bid on Indian Government’s LED Bulb Supply Contract

The government of India government has opened the bidding for two million LED light bulbs in two years, according to a Digitimes article. The goal of the government purchase is to subsidize LED bulb purchases for local consumers. The winning bids for the 7W, 600lm LED light bulb have plummeted …

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Acuity Brands, Inc. Acquires IP and Certain Assets of ByteLight, Inc.

Acuity Brands, Inc. reported that it has acquired certain assets, including the patent portfolio and all other intellectual property rights, of ByteLight, Inc. for cash. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ByteLight, Inc.  offers indoor location software for LED lighting which employs blinking LED lights to act as a …

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