Atlantic City gambles on LEDs to fight crime, slash energy costs

Atlantic City gambles on LEDs to fight crime, slash energy costs

Atlantic City, the New Jersey seaside gambling city with one of the highest crime rates in the U.S., is the latest municipality to switch to LED public lighting, as it gambles that the brighter technology will make its streets safer while also cutting electricity and maintenance bills.

LEDs on the rise into high ceilings

LEDs on the rise into high ceilings

LEDs will soon literally climb up in the lighting world as they move into high ceiling installations where they'll take over from fluorescents to illuminate warehouses, gymnasiums, cavernous retail stores and the like, all because prices are tumbling.

Office workers 'want bright light they can control'

Office workers 'want bright light they can control'

Initial findings of research by Zumtobel and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering have shown that office workers like bright light sources they can control, with variable colour temperature output.

Philips’ LED sales up 43 per cent

Philips’ LED sales up 43 per cent

Philips’ LED sales have grown by 43 per cent since this time last year, its financial report for the second quarter of the year reveals. 

DoE funds LED and OLED research

The US Department of Energy is funding nine research and development projects to help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and OLED technology.