Philips Lighting has Huge Footprint at Light + Building

March 20

While the name Signify will take some getting used to, Philips is defending their position as the largest lighting company in the world by going on the offense. I spent several hours with them on Monday attending their press conference and learning about their products. Philips scheduled one-on-one conversations for your humble editor with RogerRead more

Nichia and OSRAM Announce to Expand IP Co-operation

March 20

Mar. 20, 2018 Nichia and OSRAM announce to expand IP co-operation Nichia and OSRAM emphasize the significance of intellectual property (IP) in their business fields and announce their intention to expand the license co-operation. Nichia Corporation and OSRAM GmbH have entered into patent cross license agreements in 2002 and 2010.  As a result, both companiesRead more

L+B Day 1: Chinese Company gets Tricked in Scam

March 18

Day 1:  We woke up to -4*C and Snow! The EdisonReport studio is set up in the foyer of Hall 4.2 at Light + Building and we conducted several great on-camera interviews. In addition, several people stopped by to say hello and to sample our fine German beer which we stock in our booth.  Today,Read more

Philips Lighting Also Launches LiFi

March 18

Philips Lighting introduces LiFi: broadband data through light French company Icade pilots Philips LiFi-enabled luminaires at its smart office in Paris Secure and highly stable high-speed Internet connection without compromising light quality First major lighting company to LiFi-enable regular office luminaires Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, isRead more

Philips Lighting to Change Name to Signify

March 16

March 16, 2018 Philips Lighting announces intention to change company name to Signify while keeping the Philips brand for its products Intro Video Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced its intention to change its name from Philips Lighting to Signify. The choice of our new company nameRead more

Light + Building 2018 Continues to Grow

March 15

Light + Building opens its doors in Frankfurt am Main from Sunday, 18 March, to Friday, 23 March 2018.   Over 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries are showing their latest products and innovations for the lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation and safety and security sectors on more than 260,000 square metres spread in25 exhibition halls.Read more

Ellis Yan Back in Charge at TCP

March 14

AURORA, Ohio, /PRNewswire/ — TCP International Holdings, Ltd. (TCP) and Quality Light Source GmbH (QLS), an entity affiliated with Ellis and Solomon Yan, today announced the closure of their merger transaction announced in December 2017.  The entities are now able to work together as one and make a stronger impact in the lighting industry. “The lightingRead more

LIGHTFAIR Comes to LEDucation

March 13

This story is hard to write. I have the greatest respect for the management team of LIGHTFAIR and the greatest respect for the volunteer management team of LEDucation. Today, members of their management teams had an awkward discussion. Throughout the year, 80 to 100 companies will approach your humble editor about interviewing their CEO atRead more