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Secondary and sometimes tertiary optics ultimately dictate the photometric performance of solid-state lighting (SSL) lamps and luminaires.

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Matthew Placzek’s LED-lit sculpture 'Spirit' welcomes Children's Hospital patients

Matthew Placzek’s LED-lit sculpture 'Spirit' welcomes Children's Hospital pat...

A whimsical LED-lit sculpture helps brighten the outlook for Children's Hospital patients and their families, using LED striplights and drivers to illuminate the installation.

Lumileds produces mid-power packaged LED array for single-LES SSL designs

Lumileds produces LED array in mid-power package for single-LES SSL designs

An array of mid-power LEDs integrated under a 5-mm LES delivers high-power-like performance and is designed to be the sole LED in directional retrofit lamps and luminaires.

LG Innotek announces networked LED drivers developed with Daintree Networks

LG Innotek announces networked LED drivers developed with Daintree Networks

ZigBee wireless network integrated into new LG Innotek drivers for LED troffer fixtures enables luminaire designs to be controlled and monitored by Daintree's ControlScope platform.

Bad LED lighting shows up in surprising places

Bad LED lighting shows in surprising places (MAGAZINE)

Speakers at the co-located Strategies in Light & The LED Show conference made it clear that the lighting community still has work to do to properly leverage LED sources. And Las Vegas afforded the opportunity to see some really bad LED lighting.

SSL industry waits for the right IoT standards and wireless protocols

SSL industry waits for the right IoT standards and wireless protocols (MAGAZINE)

LED-based lighting offers great potential for enabling intelligent buildings, but Tanuj Mohan, Enlighted founder and CTO, believes that we are still waiting for the right standards in critical areas such as wireless protocols.

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