Spooky Lighting Effects to Make Your House the Best in the Neighborhood

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in General Lighting, LED, Technology, wireless technology | 0 comments

With modern advances in LED lighting, your Halloween decorations will no longer be limited to carved-out pumpkins; no more will your neighbors mock your sad, flickering candles; and never again will you embarrass yourself with green glow sticks tied halfheartedly to your front porch. LEDs can make sure trick-or-treaters will run to your door, either dazzled by cool and classy lights or downright terrified by your spooky LED...

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White LED Lighting Tunes In to Protect Precious Artwork

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in General Lighting, Fixtures, Future of technology, LED, Technology | 0 comments

The Warsaw National Museum in Poland has joined the ranks of art museums around the world who are choosing LED for their display lighting. Along with institutions such as the Louvre, the WNM has chosen to upgrade their fixtures to all LED luminaires with no exceptions. The WNM is a safe haven for more than 800,000 historical works of art by Polish and European artists, with items dating back as far as the 8th century....

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The Buzz on LED Lighting & Insect Attraction

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in General Lighting, Electricity, Future of technology, LED, Technology | 0 comments

When LED lights first became widely available, there was a lot of buzz centered around how these energy efficient lamps didn’t attract insects. However, as often happens with new technologies, misinformation abounds. The simple fact is LED lights do attract bugs, simply because insects are attracted to sources of light. A Bug’s Favorite Color A 2005 study conducted by the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad,...

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A Very Special Birthday to the Father of the Electric Age…

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in General Lighting, Electricity, Technology | 0 comments

We owe much of our everyday pleasures and conveniences to a long line of strange and intelligent men who sought new sources of power throughout history. Some names stand out more than others and there is no doubt that Nikola Tesla is one of those names. Tesla was born July 10, 1856 in Smiljan Lilka, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Legend has it that the future inventor was born during a terrifyingly powerful...

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Lighting Networks Could Make For a Wonderful Tomorrow

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in General Lighting, Fixtures, Future, Future of technology, Internet of Things, IoT, Technology, wireless technology | 0 comments

We are barreling head first into the next generation of the internet. After ecommerce, social media and the cloud, connecting everything is the obvious next step. The trend has been called the “Internet of Things”, or IoT. The connected devices can be as simple as sensors and security cameras or as complicated as vehicles and production machinery. Bosch Software Innovations expects before 2022 there will be 14 billion...

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