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2014-06-03 05:31:33

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It cannot be argued that in the last decade we have been spending more time looking at our phones, tablets and computers than ever before. Back in 2010, the Harvard Medical School began sounding the alarm about the potential hazards of blue light, the hue of light emitted by our electronic devices and energy-efficient light bulbs, and how it may be detrimental to our health, especially as the sun sets and we move from day into night....

2014-06-02 23:06:42

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of a 48 watt LED self-righting light. The WAL-SRL-4X4LED-100-X24I from Larson Electronics consists of four LED lights with machined aluminum housings mounted on top of a frame to give a full 360° range of light. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The WAL-SRL-4X4LED-100-X24I self-righting light from Larson Electronics contains four LED light heads that produce 720 lumens each with a...

2014-06-02 23:02:41

Replaces standard Dimmable AC/DC LED drivers with 6x6mm Acrich IC - Reduces component count and improves reliability in building Smart Lighting - Remarkably improved compatibility with existing TRIAC dimmers - Interfaces with various Smart lighting control technologies Cypress, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor, a global leader in LED technology, announced on May 29th the release of Acrich3, its next generation of smart lighting LED technology. Acrich3 not only provides...

2014-06-02 23:02:20

In a statistically relevant poll, 82.5% of business owners chose quality of light as an important or extremely important criteria in choosing LED lighting for their environment; 45.8% rated it as extremely important. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Contrary to popular marketing notions, a recent poll by Leapfrog Lighting, places quality as a highly significant factor in choice of LED bulbs. With 82.5% of business owners rating quality of light as extremely important or important,...

2014-06-02 12:32:30

Olympia RG850 Features 850 Lumens and Micro-USB charging Port for Ultimate Performance in the Great Outdoors ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Father's Day, Olympia offers the perfect gift for adventurous dads - a reliable high performance LED flashlight to provide him with the best lighting solution for every outdoor adventure. Whether Dad is an avid hiker, hunter, fisherman or simply a backyard camping warrior, the Olympia RG850 flashlight combines powerful lighting with a rugged...

2014-06-02 12:23:31

A robust selection of light- and thermal-managing polycarbonate plastics, films and sheet materials from Bayer is complemented with technical and application expertise LAS VEGAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since our ancestors discovered fire, the ability to light a dark space has captured our imagination. Today, lighting of interior and exterior spaces can impact our ability to see clearly and function well. Plastics are used to improve the optical quality for many products that...

2014-06-02 08:23:51

Ultra-long ANSI FL1 beam distance using patented RLT technology for brighter LEDs, is combined with a "near-view" hybrid feature allowing for improving "visual dexterity" directly downward from the bike light VALENCIA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wavien, Inc., a company that has been specializing in the invention of brightness enhancement optical platforms, has announced the latest advancement on their patented LED RLT(TM) technology. Wavien is introducing a new Hybrid-RLT...

2014-05-31 23:02:27

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that the Company will be attending the 2014 LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) Conference and Trade Show located at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 1 – 5. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to...

2014-05-31 23:02:17

Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today commented on New York City’s Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (GGBP) and how the Company’s guaranteed for life, energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™ can help New York City’s GGBP reach its stated energy-efficient goals. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of...

2014-05-30 23:15:28

The Rotella Gallery located in the NYC SoHo neighborhood has recently installed SoLux lighting by Tailored Lighting Inc to illuminate works by Robert Rotella and Art Wolfe. Quoting Gallery Director, Peter Pinto, "Our chromogenic dark-room images and inkjet prints are truly brought to life by the SoLux lighting." Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Rotella Gallery located in the SoHo neighborhood of NYC recently installed SoLux lighting. Rotella Gallery features the fine art...


Latest Lighting Reference Libraries

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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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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