LEDs Magazine News & Insights - Feb 14th, 2024
Industry news, commentary, research, and applications in LED and solid-state lighting technology and markets
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February 14, 2024

In the weekly News & Insights, Mark Halper reports some bright spots in the latest quarterly analysis of ams Osram financials. Although horticulture has been soft for some time, CEO Aldo Kamper indicated that orders for controlled environment agriculture–focused LEDs should pick up this year. Plus: A new lighting trial demonstrates some benefits in cannabis growing; PixMob participates in enlivening the Super Bowl Half-Time Show; and more.

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Orders are up for LED headlights, taillights, and interiors as carmakers go ever more digital. Horticulture could be coming back. What’s the latest on micro LEDs?
A research team says that indoor farms might skip vegetative stage and go straight to flowering.

LightSPEC West returns to Anaheim this April 17-18. Join thousands of specifiers and buyers of commercial and residential lighting and controls. Showcasing a wide range of products and services vital to building designers, owners, and operators, the two-day expo includes networking events, product showcases, and CEC accredited educational sessions. 

Performer wristbands and VIP badges by PixMob illuminate the Super Bowl LVIII Half-Time performance.
Online program takes place several days in advance of in-person event to capitalize on extended audience, while delivering a range of practical and thought-leadership seminars.
New portal helps lighting manufacturers connect with technical support and subject-matter experts in developing new products and systems.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) offers an online course outlining updated energy codes from ASHRAE/IES, IECC, and California Title 24, and their role in implementing lighting controls solutions. Register for free and start earning AIA/LEU credits.
With biophilia’s positive impact on people’s well-being, what is the effect of LED light illumination on indoor vegetation?
The UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for New Construction is designed for new commercial, residential and industrial construction projects to help demonstrate a commitment to better indoor environmental quality.