Signify helps complete Greece's first installation of LED lighting in a greenhouse for indoor vegetable cultivation.
Signify has introduced Interact Pro, a multi-tasking, smart lighting system and software developed for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The IoT-connected lighting can reduce energy costs by as much as 80% as well as help improve employee well being and productivity, according to the company.
The global LED lighting market is likely to reach $70.24 billion in the next five years but key limitations remain, according to a recent report.
Markus Laubscher, Philips director sustainability and circular economy, discusses different levels of intervention that can move a multinational towards embracing circular economy thinking at Sustainable Brands 2016 in Barcelona.
Philips, Cisco and Alliander, a Dutch utility, are teaming on a smart lighting project in Amsterdam – which could the first of many. LEDs Magazine reports that the companies, working with a Amsterdam Smart City, telecommunications company KPN and others installed controlled lighting and public WiFi at Hoekenrodeplein, a shopping ... Read more »
San Jose has invited Royal Philips to conduct a pilot program of 50 SmartPoles, according to the vendor. Los Angeles also is rolling out a limited number of the devices, which integrated LED lighting and 4G LTE wireless by Ericsson. The release says that the pilot is being run through ... Read more »
LEDs Magazine reports that Philips Lighting and Cisco are on the verge of making two announcements that involve the intersection of the Internet and lighting worlds. The agreements are expected to touch on the use of Ethernet cables to provide low-level voltage to LED lighting, the story said. The goal ... Read more »
A linear economy, where natural resources are extracted from the ground, made into products and then thrown away at the end of their useful life, is becoming increasingly unsustainable — and expensive for businesses. Commodity prices rose more than 150 percent, between 2002 and 2010, according to the World Economic ... Read more »
BOMcheck’s substance declarations and conflict minerals web database has published a new screening tool for the electrotechnical industry that reduces the time and cost of Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) compliance by 66 percent. BOMcheck is a centralized database that helps companies manage supply chain compliance with ... Read more »
The global industrial and commercial LED lighting market is expected to reach $165.91 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research. That figure represents a more than a seven-fold increase from the market’s 2014 estimated value of $21.53 billion. A shift toward the implementation of energy ... Read more »
The Energy Department is funding nine research and development projects to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and manufacturing. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products to reduce overall US energy consumption. DOE-funded R&D looks to increase the efficiency ... Read more »
At the beginning of May, The Home Depot will sell a Philips 60-watt LED equivalent bulb that costs $4.97 without utility rebates. The Philips LED bulb uses 8.5 watts of power. Philips will promote the bulb at The Home Depot in a two-for-one pack for the first 90 days, or ... Read more »