December 6th, 2016

Feature Article


Accelerating Advanced Digital Lighting Through a Controls Ecosystem

Kiran Laxman, Senior Manager, Strategy Development, Legrand

The LED evolution is driving a host of new advanced digital lighting applications from high CRI, tunable white to the emerging area of Human Centric Lighting (HCL). While we are still in the early stages of HCL, we are seeing signs of early adoption as color control and task tuning emerge as specification requirements especially in areas such as healthcare, education, and retail. More research is coming out, and we are already anticipating significant demand for this type of lighting, to enhance user experiences in spaces where people live, learn, work and heal. <read more>


  Sponsored Announcement

Mean Well Teams-up with LEDSupply

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  New Products

ams Launches AS7221 Spectral Tuning IoT Smart Lighting Manager
ams AG has announced the AS7221, the industry’s first integrated white-tunable smart lighting manager. Lighting manufacturers designing with the AS7221 can now quickly integrate high-precision CCT, or “Kelvin-tuning”, capabilities into their Internet of Things (IoT) smart lighting offerings. <read more>


Forge’s New Range of 50mm LED Modules Allow You to Enhance Lighting for Any Application
As standard, the modules are built to the highest quality, using high performance COB LEDs. <read more>


GlacialPower Announces 12V and 24V GP-LV-32D Driver Series
GlacialPower, a division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the GP-LV-32D LED driver series. Available in 12V and 24V models, this new constant voltage LED driver is an excellent fit for furniture lighting – cabinets, bookcases, drawers – its slim body is designed for cramped enclosures. <read more>


Future Lighting Solutions Launches the Lighting System Creator Version 1.1

Future Lighting Solutions has made enhancements to its Lighting System Creator design tool, available free of charge to engineers worldwide. The LSC, designed for enabling lighting designers to quickly and efficiently design lighting systems, now has several upgrades. <read more>



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  Industry News

Universal Lighting Technologies Announces Partnership with Hodges Southwest
Universal Lighting Technologies, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced a partnership with Hodges Southwest, Inc. Based in Houston, the agency will represent Universal in the majority of the state of Texas and the entire state of Oklahoma, providing Universal’s advanced LED and ballast retrofit and replacement solutions. <read more>


LeaseQ Acquires Noesis
LeaseQ has announced the acquisition of Noesis, the leader in commercial building equipment financing, based in Austin, Texas. Noesis, now, “a LeaseQ company,” will serve as LeaseQ’s Austin presence. <read more>


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Event Listings

InterLumi Panama

InterLumi Panama, the global lighting trade show organized by America Expo Group, will be held at ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama from 29 June to 1 July, 2017. Serving the Latin American & the Caribbean countries, InterLumi Panama is positioned to be an effective tool to stimulate the development of the region’s lighting industry as well as provide a gateway for exhibitors to tap into this emerging market.



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