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    Jul 29, 2014

    CALiPER Snapshot on Outdoor Area Lighting Finds Noticeable Progress

    The Department of Energy's CALiPER studies comparing the performance of solid-state lighting products with that of the incumbent technologies they seek to replace continue to track the steady improvement of LED lighting. In its most recent CALiPER Snapshot report, researchers looked at LED outdoor area lighting (including applications such as parking garage lighting that may not be strictly outdoors) in comparison with the already fairly efficient predecessors, high-pressure sodium and metal halide....More
  • Jul 18, 2014

    Researchers Develop Tool to Predict Driver Discomfort from LED Lighting

    A team of researchers from China and the Netherlands has developed a way to evaluate the human impact of uncomfortable glare caused by LED road lights....More
  • Jul 18, 2014

    Shealy Electrical Wholesalers to Acquire Nova Lighting

    Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, West Columbia, S.C., announced today its intentions to acquire Nova Lighting, a lighting specialist that provides customers in the Southeast with a robust package of lighting products and energy management solutions....More
  • Jul 15, 2014

    Researchers Achieve 10Gbps Li-Fi Transmissions

    A team at software development company Si-Soft, Mexico City, Mexico, is reported to have achieved 10Gbps transmission speeds using a Li-Fi LED lighting network....More
  • Jul 9, 2014

    Security Firm Hacks Connected LED Lighting System

    Amid all the froth around the Internet of Things we’ve heard very little discussion of the security implications of those widget-packed networks. A recent report by a security company that its team had taken over a LIFX system could start that discussion....More
  • Jul 2, 2014

    Philips Combines Lumileds and Automotive Lighting for Spin-Off

    Royal Philips, Amsterdam, Netherlands, which since its acquisition of Lumileds in 2005 has been pushing solid-state lighting research and product development about as hard as anyone, is moving to restructure its lighting business for faster growth....More
  • Jun 27, 2014

    Energy Watch News: Modesto, Calif., Could Pull Plug On Energy Project

    It seems that despite all the work and enthusiasm going on around energy efficiency and the push to upgrade roadway lighting systems to LED sources, sometimes a city will change its mind....More
  • May 29, 2014

    GE Lighting and ByteLight Team on In-Store Location

    The appearance of a new partnership between lighting giant GE Lighting and a Boston-based startup company exploring location systems that connect lighting and mobile devices, ByteLight, suggests more real-world applications of this kind of technology will soon be seen in the wild....More
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