• Nov 21, 2014

    Lighting Control Survey Finds Specifiers Satisfied with LED Lighting and Controls

    Electrical engineers and contractors are growing comfortable with solid-state lighting technology and controls, giving it generally positive ratings for a range of factors from system performance to technical support, but showed room for improvement in the ease of installation and commissioning, according to a study released this week by the Lighting Controls Association (LCA)....More
  • Oct 28, 2014

    Samsung Backs Off on LED Lighting

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Seoul, South Korea, said it will close its light emitting diode (LED) lighting business outside of South Korea, scaling back what the company had identified as a key growth business just four years ago....More
  • Oct 17, 2014

    Alliance to promote smart lighting

    The alliance’s new Connected Lighting Working Group will develop ways for IP-enabled, multi-color and energy-efficient LED light bulbs to work in creative new ways with each other and other IP-connected devices....More
  • 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
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