Illumination in Focus Winter 2013 issue

March 27, 2013
The Winter 2013 issue of Illumination in Focus is now available.
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LED lighting in the Petty Garage make the car colors pop, eliminate shadows and glare, and minimize maintenance.

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HIGH-CRI LIGHTING Iconic Petty Garage installs 90-CRI LED lighting Efficient LED-based lighting highlights color and detail of high-end hot rods in Richard Petty's North Carolina garage. Maury Wright
MARKETSStrategies Unlimited projects 12% CAGR for LED lighting through 2017 At the Strategies in Light conference, Vrinda Bhandarkar reported the penetration of LEDs into lighting and projected total revenue above $20 billion in 2017. Maury Wright
AWARDSOutdoor NGL competition highlights 53 LED luminaires The DOE, IESNA, and IALD used the Strategies in Light conference as a stage to announce the first outdoor winners in the Next Generation Luminaires program since 2010. Julie MacShane
PHOSPHORSRemote phosphor brings higher efficacy to area lighting Remote phosphor technology can reduce the number of LEDs needed in area lighting products while improving efficacy and light quality, and lowering system costs, meaning lighting designers and specifiers can more easily justify recommending SSL products. Stuart Woodrow, Intematix
COGNITIVE LIGHTING Intelligent sensors enable lighting to be aware and respond to the environment The next wave of cognitive lighting systems will use the abundance of data available from distributed light sensors. Sajol Ghoshal, AMS

+++ Columns/departments +++

New regulatory changes may impact LED lamps and luminaires


  • Cree and Philips drive LED lamp price toward $10
  • Precision-Paragon lights tennis facility with fluorescents
  • Osram Sylvania announces new LED products at SIL
  • Tempo releases new Creszendo sconces