Latest from the lighting market: news

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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...


The sundial in the human body

Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to three American researchers

This year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to the three Americans Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for their basic research...


Inspiring tomorrow

World's leading trade fair and trend setter: Light + Building invites to Frankfurt

The world´s leading providers of light, electrical engineering, home and building automation show their market-ready intelligent solutions for a...


Replaceability of LED Light Sources

New White Paper of ZVEI

The desire to exchange LED light sources stems from our experience of luminaires lasting much longer than lamps. However, this situation has changed...


Temporal Light Artefacts

ZVEI information booklet about flicker and stroboscopic effect

All visual effects which are caused by light sources (and their changing intensity and spectral distribution over time) are known as temporal light...


DIN 5035-7 withdrawn

DIN EN 12464-1 can be applied as a replacement

DIN 5035-7 "Lighting with artificial light - Part 7: Lighting of interiors with displays workstations" was withdrawn on 1 March 2017.

The reason for...