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Samsung LED lamp

Samsung exits global LED lamps business

24 October 2014

Statement by Korean giant says it will exit LED lamps business but remain active in the LED industry through components business

GE Link

GE connects the dots with launch of $15 smart lamp

24 October 2014

Company messaging suggests lighting giant is trying to play up the synergies between its lighting, software and infrastructure divisions

street lighting

Fears over rise in crime after Shropshire street light switch off

23 October 2014

Local residents concerned that crime in the area is increasing due to part-night lighting scheme

Cree XLamp 7090 XR Series LED

Cree Q1 results reflect disappointing LED demand

23 October 2014

The company has reported GAAP net income of $11.1 million, a 64 per cent year-on-year decrease compared to Q1 2014

Philips LED lamp

Philips posts loss following lighting split announcement

22 October 2014

Lighting giant blames slowing markets in China and Russia and a $466 million patent law suit in its healthcare division

Osram LED wafer

US DOE supports LED research to the tune of $10 million

20 October 2014

Department targets 250-lumens-per-watt performance with new grant for companies, academia, and national laboratories

Planar light

Is the carbon nanotube the successor to the LED?

15 October 2014

Scientists say light panel based on single-walled carbon nanotubes provides highly efficient, flicker-free and homogenous light

Top Right team Kilimanjaro

Top Right team successfully scales Kilimanjaro

14 October 2014

Team thanks sponsors as it completes arduous seven-day trek up the highest free-standing mountain in the world for Great Ormond Street Hospital children’s charity

Brad Zinc 3M

How 3M is moving into the lighting industry

1 July 2014

3M is the technology company behind a whole range of products from the Post-it notes on your desk to the optical filter on your mobile phone. Now the dawn of the LED has encouraged it to make its first forays into the lighting market. Ben Cronin speaks to the company’s global lighting business manager Brad Zinke

Guy Simmonds, MechoShade Systems

Guy Simmonds appointed MD of MechoShade Systems

23 September 2014

Simmonds will direct the day-to-day operation of the enterprise, serving the design-build community in the UK and throughout the Middle East

Jan Glynn, B.E.G.

B.E.G. announces new appointment

29 August 2014

Lighting controls company B.E.G. has appointed Jan Glynn as its new business development manager

Donate to GOSH and win a Flos String Light

2 July 2014

Your chance to win a beautiful Flos String Light and help Great Ormond Street Hospital

Cirque du Soleil short film features flying lampshades

29 September 2014

Ten quadcopters are controlled by a series of computer algorithms to create a flying dance performance

DW Windsor

DW Windsor provides LED street-light solution for Downing Street

8 October 2014

An exclusive look at the Downing Street LED upgrade and how it is aligned with other lighting changes that are taking place across the city of Westminster

Whitmore Park Primary School

The brightest in the class: climate-based daylight modelling in schools

The Education Funding Agency has produced a new set of national standards for schools that stipulates the use of climate-based daylight modelling. Nadine Buddoo looks at the impact this is having on school design

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