Latest from the lighting market: news

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LEDs: no health hazard

EU informs about possible impairments

Periodically rumors emerge about possible hazardous impact of LED light sources on human health. That´s why the EU took a closer look at potential...


LED magazine out now in English

New publication by

LED is the light source of the 21st century. The reprint of the magazine licht.wissen 17 "LEDs: Basics - Applications - Effects" informs on its 56...


High-performance OLED

Emission layer made of special glass enhances efficiency and stability

Researchers of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Technische Universität Dresden were able to improve the efficiency of OLED by means of...


New guideline Human Centric Lighting

Support for architect and planners in the conception of HCL lighting

New guideline of licht.wissen 21 "Leitfaden Human Centric Lighting (HCL)" has been published in German. The support tool for planning...


Day of Light on May 16

The campaign day should raise awareness of the significance of light

The world celebrates light: as of 2018 each year on May 16, the International Day of Light. It shall be an enduring legacy of the International Year...


ZVEI consumer study

Light is number one in smart homes

Smart home application are becoming increasingly popular. According to a representative consumer survey carried out by ZVEI (in German language) two...


Exciting lighting-quality experiments presents at Light + Building a special show

Digitalization and connectivity change lighting: How they do this is what the industry initiative of ZVEI shows at Light + Building from 18...


In the gleam of art

More than 150 projects and activities at Luminale

At Luminale 2018 Frankfurt will glow – from creative energy and much light. The festival for light art takes place at the same time as the...


Bye bye halogen light sources

Next step phase-out of high voltage halogen lamps is coming closer

High voltage halogen lamp types gradually disappear from the European market. The reason is that they are consuming too much power. However, not all...


UNESCO proclaims Day of Light

The campaign day will be on May 16, remembering the invention of the laser

The world celebrates light: As of 2018 each year on May 16, the International Day of Light. UNESCO introduced the new campaign day during the session...