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.

Ex-Hess directors face $6.9m damages claim

Ex-Hess directors face $6.9m damages claim

Former Hess directors Christoph Hess and Peter Ziegler may have to pay $6.9 million (€5 million) in damages to investor Holland Private Equity (HPE), which claims it suffered massive losses after the firm was floated on the stock market on the basis of false accounts.

Could LED carpets be the future?

Could LED carpets be the future?

Philips Lighting has joined forces with a global carpet company to develop solutions that combine LED lighting and light transmissive carpet. 

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

The Asian invasion of the European lighting market went up a gear today as Japanese electronics giant Sharp announced its entry with a plethora of fixtures aimed at the retail and industrial sectors.

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

The Asian invasion of the European lighting market went up a gear today as Japanese electronics giant Sharp announced its entry with a plethora of fixtures aimed at the retail and industrial sectors.

First came the $10 bulb, now meet the $99 streetlight

First came the $10 bulb, now meet the $99 streetlight

Cree has announced the launch of a new streetlighting product in the US priced at just $99 (€74). The product and aggressive pricing strategy are designed to help local authorities to achieve a payback on a switch to LED in less than a year.