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2014-03-11 08:22:49

BOSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIMCON Lighting, Inc., the world's leading provider of intelligent, web-based Wireless Outdoor Lighting Management Systems, today announced that it has incorporated GPS capabilities into its iSLC series of Street and Roadway Lighting controllers. As the leader in street light management and control, CIMCON Lighting recognized a critical customer need for Street Lights to be able to auto-detect their exact location and inform the central...

2014-03-06 12:32:33

Company's Universal Control Solution Puts Street Light Energy Savings and Monitoring at Your Fingertips GREENVILLE, S.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today a state-of-the-art wireless lighting control solution for new and existing street lights--Hubbell Building Automation's (HBA) wiSCAPE(TM). Using a combination of universal street light modules and connecting gateways, wiSCAPE(TM) creates a sophisticated and...

2014-02-27 16:22:21

WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constant improvements in LED technology are enabling Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial and sports lighting, to develop new tennis court lighting systems with increased energy efficiency and higher lumen output at a much lower price. The newest LED tennis court lighting package increases light levels by 11% over the previous generation and the price has decreased by 20%. Now for less than $16,000, Access Fixtures LED tennis court...

2014-01-20 23:04:40

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Smart Headlights. Market for Smart Headlights is projected to witness strong growth led by growing number of accidents due to poor visibility and inadequate vehicle lighting and the ensuing increased emphasis on safety. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The importance of driver visibility cannot be undermined, given the fact that compromised and poor visibility is widely acknowledged as a prime cause for...

New Star Counting App Asks Citizen Scientists To Map The Skies
2013-12-20 15:46:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online German researchers are asking citizen scientists to use an app to help them count the stars in their city to see how light pollution affects what shows up in the night sky. Scientists developed the “Loss of the Night" app to measure how the brightness of the sky changes over time, as lighting technologies change. The app has been expanded to support 11 languages to gather data from as many regions as possible. “Since the app...

2013-10-29 23:34:42

Titan LED announced today that it has completed a lighting retrofit of the Infiniti of Thousand Oaks dealership using energy efficient, DLC listed, USA-made 300 watt shoeboxes. As a result, the dealership can showcase its valuable inventory using superior light levels, while reducing energy consumption by 72% per year. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Titan LED, a leading clean tech lighting solutions company with a national reach, announced today that it has completed a lighting...

2013-10-11 23:01:39

The AreaMax, Evluma’s 40W LED Light for Area and Security Lighting, has been awarded the IDA (International Dark Sky Association) Seal of Approval. To qualify, a fixture cannot emit any luminous output above 90 degrees in the vertical plane. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The AreaMax, Evluma’s 40W LED Light for Area and Security Lighting, has been awarded the IDA (International Dark Sky Association) Seal of Approval. To qualify, a fixture cannot emit any luminous output above 90...

2013-09-30 23:42:51

The prevalence of light may cause detrimental effects. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Many people have noticed how birds fly into buildings. What many may not know, however, is that one of the reasons for this is that bright lights can disorient and distract birds, diverting them from their course and can even make them fly into structures in an irrational way. Organizations worldwide are being established to address the prevalence of light pollution, which has exponentially grown in the last...

2013-09-25 23:37:21

Global Security Experts is excited to announce its latest revolutionary security product: the new STARTLE high-intensity LED security light. The new security innovation wards off even the most determined criminals and protects homes or business with the brightest and most intimidating outdoor motion sensor security light manufactured. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Global Security Experts is proud to announce their new LED motion sensor outdoor security light aimed to continue their efforts...


Latest Light pollution Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'