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Philips Hue outdoor lighting range planned for this summer

The Philips Hue smart lighting range has been growing rapidly over the last few years, with different types of lamps and bulbs being added to the basic starter kits that originally launched.  One area it needed to expand into though has always been outdoors. There isn't currently a range of outdoor specific Philips Hue lights to make your porch, garden or driveway as colorful or secure as your home.

Advanced Football Stadium Lights Will Illuminate the Next Three NFL Championship Games - Ephesus Lighting by Eaton

Now, beginning with 2018, a minimum of three consecutive NFL championship games will be contested beneath high-performance LED lights. That’s because the next three venues — U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta and Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens — feature advanced LED stadium lighting systems by Eaton’s Ephesus Lighting. Mike Lorenz, president of Ephesus Lighting, says it’s all part of a larger trend taking the sports world by storm.

The Age of Alexa

Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ and other cloud-based voice services were officially among the most popular gifts given this holiday season and continue to become a mainstay in the smart home… so much so that users are increasingly bringing their intelligent personal assistants with them to the workplace.

Scientist to uncover non-circadian health applications for lighting at Strategies in Light

One of the most exciting opportunities for emerging solid-state lighting (SSL) applications in the upcoming Strategies in Light (SIL) conference program is lighting for health and wellbeing, or human-centric lighting. While we have written and investigated instances of applying light in ways that impact the human circadian rhythm, there are new prospects for potentially treating illnesses or conditions using customized LED-based lighting systems that are developed via various scientific approaches.

Could new federal actions curb potential horticultural lighting business?

LED-based horticultural lighting is an exciting opportunity for both enabling technology and SSL end-product providers. Developing an entire system of lighting around the needs of plants, versus those of people, presents different challenges and requires a science-backed approach that is continually tested and proven in various grower scenarios.