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Still Looking for Cash to Pay for Osram, AMS has a New Idea

May 18, 2020

As ams awaits regulatory approval for its acquisition of Osram, it is addressing a number of other matters related to the move, including how to pay for it. On that front, the company has a new idea: It could issue convertible notes and other financial instruments.


WAC Lighting Initiates Litigation Against CAST Lighting

May 18, 2020

WAC Lighting has become a market leader in LED lighting solutions through a strong commitment to innovation.  Since its founding, WAC Lighting has operated at the forefront of emerging technologies, investing in research and development to create new designs and new technologies that have helped the company grow into the success it is today. WeRead more


The Effects of the Coronavirus on the EU Lighting Industry

May 15, 2020

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) surveyed its members to establish the effect of the current lockdown on the lighting industry. Currently 89% of members reported their business remained open in some form with the most operative functions being sales (95%), dispatch (90%) and accounts (87%). The average capacity lighting businesses are running at is aroundRead more


The 2020 LightFair Innovation Awards Winners

May 15, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 LightFair Innovation Awards celebrating thought leadership, ingenuity and resourcefulness in lighting design.Keep an eye out for these award-winning products and solutions as you plan your upcoming projects.


IALD Signs Friendship Agreement with SLG Schweizer Licht Gesellschaft

May 14, 2020

CHICAGO, IL USA, 14 MAY 2020 | The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) today announced a friendship agreement with the Swiss-based lighting association, SLG Schweizer Licht Gesellschaft. The two organisations will work together to jointly promote the interests of independent lighting designers and to raise awareness of high-quality lighting design in Switzerland and German-speaking areas.


Kenall and Visa Lighting Reach Settlement on Disinfection Lighting

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 (Kenosha, Wisconsin) – Kenall Manufacturing and Visa Lighting mutually agreed to settle their pending litigation concerning visible light disinfection technology. Visa Lighting has ceased its relationship with Vital Vio, Inc., will cease selling its current disinfecting products and will discontinue the use of technology from Vital Vio, Inc. Patrick Marry, President ofRead more


Signify Gains Seal of Approval for IoT Lighting Security

May 13, 2020

In a measure aimed at reassuring users that smart, connected lighting is safe from cyber hackers and privacy invaders, Signify announced that German testing company DEKRA has validated Signify’s IoT lighting as secure. The security certification applies to the process that Signify uses to implement its Interact lighting schemes.


CIE Position Statement on the Use of Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation to Manage the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

May 12, 2020

International interest in the use of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) to manage the risk of COVID-19 transmission is large and growing rapidly with each day of this global pandemic. Because of this CIE has published a Position Statement (PS) following on from the two CIE publications related to UV-C applications that were recently made freely available. Combined these have been accessed over 10000 times in the pastRead more


New Survey: Light Exposures at Home – Impacts on Health

May 8, 2020

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is working to understand the impacts of stay-at-home orders on individual daily light exposures, and how this may be affecting sleep quality and psychological health. If you have been confined to your home for the past week or more, we invite you to complete a short survey (approx. 10 minutesRead more