LED/Lighting Business News

Knowledge Gap About Lighting Terms and Biological Effects Remains, According to LEDVance Survey

LEDVance, reported the results its North American lighting survey. Research Now conducted the representative survey on behalf of LEDVance. The survey got responses from over 3000 people in North America about current and future lighting technology. The survey results point to a significant knowledge gap about lighting technology. The release …

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Osram Acquires Stake in Motorleaf Which Uses AI to Maximize Plant Growth

German firm Osram’s venture capital business, Fluxunit, has acquired a stake in Canadian startup Motorleaf. Motorleaf leverages artificial intelligence to derive actionable, data-driven insights for indoor farm and greenhouse operators. Motorleaf’s hardware and software assist and bolster the human and environmental factors of greenhouse production, helping to predict actual harvest yields in …

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Soraa Seeks More White Light Disinfection Technology Product Development Collaborators

Soraa a Fremont, California-based pioneer in violet-LED based full spectrum lighting, announced the expansion of its collaboration program for its patented white light disinfection technology. Soraa is apparently looking for additional collaborators to not just license its patents, but to work together to make products with its white light disinfection …

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State of Tennessee Partnering with Osram’s Sylvania Lighting Solutions on Upgrading Lighting of Government Buildings

In a series of projects in the state of Tennessee, German firm, Osram’ is supplying new energy-efficient lighting systems for government buildings throughout the state and Sylvania Lighting Solutions is helping to install the lighting upgrades. These buildings that will get new LED lighting included many of the state’s biggest, …

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Philips Lighting (Now called Signify) Establishes EyeComfort Parameters and Trademarks “EyeComfort”

Philips Lighting which now calls itself Signify, announced new “EyeComfort” parameters for its collection of consumer LED lamps and integrated luminaires. The company plans to place an EyeComfort trademark on packaging, beginning in 2018. While various aspects of eye comfort have their own measurements or can be calculated such as …

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Philips Introduces LiFi-Enabled Luminaires; Proposes Name Change to Signify

Philips Lighting of the Netherlands is now offering Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology where high quality LED lighting delivers a broadband Internet connection through light waves. And in other Philips Lighting news with timing that is probably not coincidental, the company has announced its intention to change its name to …

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SUSI Partners Agrees to Finance Philips Lighting’s Lighting as a Service for European Customers

Dutch firm, Philips Lighting has selected SUSI Partners and their SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund (SEEF) as financing option to deploy Light as a Service (LaaS) projects throughout Europe. The company intends to help European lighting customers upgrade their lighting to more energy-efficient alternatives and reduce carbon emissions. Philips Lighting’s LaaS …

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