Vivid Technology takes smart LED lighting to emerging agritech sector

Melbourne-based tech company Vivid Technology is spreading its wings into the growing horticulture lighting industry now that it’s proved itself as a provider of intelligent LED lighting systems for companies such as Coca Cola and Interface.

Soon you will lease your lighting by lumens, Rocky Mountain Institute says

Lighting in the future will be delivered as a service rather than a capital cost, according to a new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute, creating incentives for smarter and more efficient installations. RMI is pushing to grow a lucrative Lumens as a Service (LaaS) model for lighting in the US, which independent research by […]

From hardware to software: how the lighting industry is evolving

The lighting industry is in the midst of a profound revolution, and it’s not just to do with the shift from halogen and fluorescent lights to LED. According to secretary general of the Global Lighting Association Bryan Douglas, the “new paradigm” is moving the focus from hardware to the new and evolving software systems with […]

Guide for commercial LED users released

With the market for LED lighting products in a major expansion phase as more buildings and public spaces undertake energy-efficient lighting upgrades, the Lighting Council of Australia has responded to concerns some products may not meet Australian electrical safety standards by releasing a guide to assessing LEDs and LED suppliers for commercial users.