Updated Lightmeter app now available

14 November 2019

Inter-lux has unveiled an updated and improved version of the Whitegoods Lightmeter app for Android and iOS devices. The $1.99 app, which has been downloaded more than 150,000 times, aims to be an indispensable tool […]


Osram board recommends current ams offer

13 November 2019

Osram is recommending that its shareholders accept the current €41 per share takeover offer from ams, having concluded “a comprehensive business combination agreement” with the Austrian sensor specialist. “After intensive negotiations, we have agreed on […]


Leviton acquires Viscor

11 November 2019

Leviton Lighting has acquired Viscor, Canada’s largest independent lighting manufacturer which has products for architectural, commercial, medical, institutional and industrial applications. “This latest acquisition reiterates Leviton’s commitment to strategically expand its lighting and controls product […]


AMS launches new Osram bid

10 November 2019

The takeover battle for Osram stepped up a notch with a renewed $4.6 billion offer by AMS that includes some concessions to the German lighting group’s management and trade unions while crucially lowering the required […]


Dezeen Awards jury picks Franchise Freedom

6 November 2019

The winner of the prestigious Dezeen Award for Lighting Design of the Year 2019 is Franchise Freedom, a performative art installation by Amsterdam-based Studio Drift that explores the relationship between humans, nature and technology. The studio, consisting of Lonneke […]


Fagerhult’s new line for hotels and restaurants

5 November 2019

Fagerhult’s new family of lumieres for hotels and restaurants fits easily into planning, is quick to install, and focuses on opportunities for creating moods and lighting environments that enhance guest experience. Downlights, spotlights and tracks […]


Is smart lighting a security risk?

4 November 2019

Wi-fi connected smart lights in the home could be the next battleground for malware, viruses and other malicious intrusion. Although the control element in such devices is a relatively simple chip, it is still effectively […]


Teucer adds smart switches and dimmers

3 November 2019

Teucer’s new range of Smart WIFI switches and dimmers can be used as a direct replacement for existing switches – but offer much more in terms of usability, features and control. These provide new ways […]

Trade fair

Light Middle East adds 9% more visitors

30 October 2019

The co located trade shows Light Middle East and Prolight + Sound Middle East both recorded a 9 percent year-on-year increase in visitor numbers following their three-day run at Dubai World Trade Centre from 15-17 […]


Signify names new head of US operations

25 October 2019

Signify has announced that Kevin Poyck is appointed as its new Market Group Leader Americas. In this role, Poyck will focus on driving commercial operations for Signify’s customers in the US, Canada and Latin America. […]


Blue LED lighting increases ageing, says study

23 October 2019

Prolonged exposure to blue light, such as that which emanates from phones, computers and household fixtures, could be affecting the longevity of users. New research at Oregon State University suggests that the blue wavelengths produced […]


New takeover bid for Osram from ams

22 October 2019

The Austrian sensor maker ams is submitting a new offer for Osram worth €41 per share. On this basis, Osram will be valued at around €4.6 billion. “Over the past few days, we have had […]

Case study

Zumtobel lights Borussia Dortmund

22 October 2019

Zumtobel Group has equipped Signal Iduna Park, the stadium of top Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund (BVB), with an advanced LED floodlight system. The lighting solution from the Group’s Thorn brand meets all of the requirements […]


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