• Oct 7, 2014

    Soraa Founder Nakamura Wins Nobel Prize for Blue LED

    Shuji Nakamura, one of the founders of LED lighting manufacturer Soraa, has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Nobel committee recognized Nakamura’s invention, the blue light emitting diode (LED), as a major advancement in LED lighting, and said his LED innovation “has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.”...More
  • Sep 10, 2014

    Bloomberg Looks for GE to Exit Lighting

    Although EM confirmed that Lighting is not part of the deal with Electrolux, it is plausible that GE would put Lighting on the block....More
  • Sep 9, 2014

    Osram Sylvania and Belkin Partner on Home Controls

    Osram Sylvania, Danvers, Mass., said it has an agreement with cable and networking company Belkin International to integrate Osram’s Lightify lighting control system with Belkin’s WeMo home automation system so that Osram’s lighting systems can be controlled and integrated into WeMo’s ecosystem....More
  • Sep 8, 2014

    GE to Keep Lighting as Electrolux Buys Appliance Business

    We checked with Christopher Augustine, manager – Global Communications & Public Affairs for GE Lighting, and confirmed that GE Lighting is not part of the deal with Electrolux....More
  • Sep 8, 2014

    DOE publishes CALiPER snapshot report on indoor LED luminaires

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s CALiPER program released a Snapshot Report on indoor LED luminaires. The Snapshot reports use DOE’s LED Lighting Facts program’s product database to understand the current state and trajectory of the market for a class of products....More
  • Sep 8, 2014

    IKEA VC group invests in Scottish LED manufacturer

    IKEA GreenTech venture capital company has invested in Design LED Products Ltd, Livingston, Scotland, a manufacturer of LED lighting using “light tiles” – LEDs embedded into clear resins and films....More
  • Aug 26, 2014

    Echelon Expands in Outdoor Lighting Controls With Acquisition of Lumewave

    Echelon announced that it has acquired Lumewave Inc., Sacramento, Calif., a privately held provider of wireless outdoor lighting control systems with a strong track record selling its solution to U.S. municipalities, universities, medical facilities and enterprises....More
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