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NAILD Reveals Panel of Speakers for The Biggest Little Light Show

February 13

The Biggest Little Light Show Shines April 15-18 in Reno PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Achieving business success through innovation will be the keynote focus at NAILD Innovation 2019, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) announced today. Keynote speaker Steve Epner will use his more than 40 years of business consulting expertise to focus onRead more


The Legend of Jack Zukerman

February 13

Born and raised in Moline, Illinois on the banks of the great Mississippi River, Jack Zukerman’s childhood echoed that of Tom Sawyer: sporting, hard work, and raisin’ a little hell. From working in his parent’s store as a boy and playing under the lights on Friday night; to scrapping in the dirt and overcoming the bigotryRead more


Call for Speakers at the GLOBAL LIFI CONGRESS®

February 13

It will be the place to hear about the latest research on this new technology that is growing since few years and is now a useful and powerfull complement to radiofrequencies. The Congress will gather high level academic talks about the most recent research topics, and also industrial exposition about the commercial available technology LiFi systems.    


Bain, Carlyle Are Weighing a Joint Bid for Germany’s Osram

February 13

(Bloomberg) — Buyout firms Bain Capital and Carlyle Group LP have teamed up to weigh making an offer for German lighting manufacturer Osram Licht AG, people familiar with the matter said. The suitors are conducting due diligence on Osram and could make a bid by the end of March if they decide to pursue takingRead more


Forbes: Congress Likely to Debate Light Bulb Efficiency Law

February 13

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) through a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking this month has stirred up a debate in Washington about whether consumers should have a choice in buying light bulbs. The debate is likely to spill into energy hearings on Capitol Hill this month. Environmental groups want the government to decide, citing climate change threats requireRead more


CLUE: Signify’s Lighting Design Competition for Young Professionals, Takes on Emergency Lighting in 2019

February 11

Montreal, January 15, 2019 – CLUE, an international design competition which rewards excellence in lighting design, launches its annual edition under the theme of LIGHT & DISRUPTION – Exploring the role of light in emergencies. Conflict, disruption and environmental changes can leave us vulnerable, but we’re never entirely powerless. This forms the challenge of CLUERead more


Manipulation of Lighting and Its Effects on Autism

February 11

Could the subtle manipulation of lighting impact the behavior of a child with autism? Researchers in California have tested the intentional changing of light on three classrooms. Two of the classrooms tested had children with autism, one did not. Teachers recognized a positive impact in how students responded to harsh and soft light. “When IRead more


Fred Foster, ETC CEO R.I.P

February 8

ETC CEO Fred Foster passes away at age 61 Middleton, WI (08 February 2019) – Fred Foster, ETC co-founder and CEO has passed away at the age of 61. Foster was a visionary, an innovator, and a role model. The ETC culture of family, support, and encouragement is attributed to Foster and his vision ofRead more