• May 21, 2015

    Philips Lighting moving research to Cambridge in alliance with MIT

    Lighting giant Philips Lighting announced plans to consolidate its North American research center to Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass., as part of a five-year research alliance with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collaborative alliance focuses on healthcare technology and connected lighting systems. In lighting, the collaboration will explore the advancement of energy-efficient lighting systems and services for densely populated cities, Philips said in a release....More
  • May 8, 2015

    LEDs to Grow 19% Annually Over Decade

    In “LED Lighting: Global Outlook,” Navigant researchers said global unit shipments of LED lamps and modules are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19% between 2015 and 2024....More
  • Apr 21, 2015

    Osram to Split Off Lamps in Separate Business

    This week, Osram signaled that its management believes the future lies outside its legacy lighting business. The group announced that its managing board will recommend to the company’s supervisory board that it set up its lamps business as a separate company. This would place Osram’s focus squarely on solid-state lighting components and the automotive lighting sector....More
  • Apr 16, 2015

    Acuity Brands Acquisition of ByteLight Adds Indoor Location

    ByteLight pioneered the use of VLC and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technologies in combination with smart-phone apps and cloud services to transform LED lighting into indoor location waypoints. These waypoints provide shoppers with indoor navigation and also allow retailers the capability to create a more connected, personalized, and engaging shopping experience for their customers by communicating specific and targeted digital content to a shopper's smartphone....More
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