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Posted On February 12, 2016By Christian JakobIn all, Events, Lightspeed

Lighting Academy 2016 – Three Reasons Why To Attend

March is the month of the year, which most people in the northern hemisphere associate with the end of the winter season. In fact, meteorologically as well as astronomically, it marks the beginning of spring. The season when perceptibly and visibly daylight lasts longer. Maybe it is just a coincident, that right at this time two events will take place which are related to lighting, and even at the same place. World’s Leading Lighting Trade Fair On the one hand there’s the world’s leading exhibition for architecture and technology takingRead More
London, the capital of the United Kingdom is world famous for the Buckingham Palace, the Big Ben and great pubs. However last week more than 7000 visitors out of a huge variety of sectors like retail, hospitality, healthcare, education, commercial, transport and rail, street lighting and industrial as well as technical streams and general industry traveled to the city not hunting for selfies in front of famous attractions but to attend three (!) lighting events focused on modern LED technology. The combination of lighting events which made visiting London well-worthRead More
Here is the thing about last week’s Professional Lighting Designers Convention (PLDC) 2015 in Rome: If you missed it, that’s bad news for you. Why? Firstly, the conference created for the global lighting design market is biannual – which means you need to wait 2 years for the next event. Secondly, it has been so good I’d dare to say it was an unique experience. To give you at least a little comfort I have summarized some highlights here (you might want to listen to Stereo MC’s Song Connected whichRead More
Here is a little challenge for you: What makes 60 technical presentations plus 7 workshops plus a joint exhibition booth from Osram and EBV Elektronik? The right solution is an outstanding LED professional Symposium 2015 (LpS 2015)! The event organised by Luger Research which started on Tuesday, 22nd September and ends after today is Europe’s foremost LED & OLED lighting technology event. Among the exhibiting companies are the world’s top seven LED manufacturers; EBV joined Osram on one of the biggest and most crowded booths of the event. During theRead More

Posted On June 17, 2015By Sebastian HülckIn Events, Lightspeed

EBV & Avnet Brighten Up Lightfair International 2015

For more than 25 years, Lightfair International has been the source for new solutions, new knowledge, new practices – all brilliantly presented in the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. This year’s show broke all registration and trade-show records with double-digit growth marking the largest staging in its 26-year history, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman, president and chief operating officer of LFI managing partner AmericasMart Atlanta. “The convergence of light and technology is a defining factor in LFI’s 2015 unprecedented success,” notes Portman. “ForRead More
If you have been one of the nearly 200 million TV viewers watching the European Song Contest finals on May 23 in Vienna then you have not only seen stunning performances, a terrible last place for us Germans but also a beautiful light show.  Image: Thomas Hanses (EBU) The Eurovision Song Contest is the world’s largest TV entertainment event. This year the lighting has been a central component of the show concept. Each of the individual performances in the Vienna city hall has its own lighting concept and lighting design. The sophisticated lighting design was realizedRead More
If you had the chance to be in Munich on March 23rd and 24th you probably should have attended the first EBV Lighting Academy! Want to know why? Here is what you have missed! Participants had the opportunity to get in touch with specialists in various academic fields and from the product suppliers. The speakers selected from assorted areas of technology talked about relevant disciplines in LED lighting design. In addition some presenters gave highly valuable insights into the latest research areas, research results and future developments in SSL. The program covering theRead More
Have you ever pictured a pop concert without the light show in your mind? Thousands of people standing and cheering in front of a dark stage – something we can’t even imagine. We want a show and we want it to be mind-blowing. In fact we want it to look exactly like the one of rapper “Wiz Khalifa” in the cover picture of this post. The stunning light beams on the stage are created by the French lighting company Ayrton, specialised in developing intelligent LED light products for entertainment and architectural applications.  During lastRead More
A new video from Osram Opto Semiconductors illustrates how LED technology is used in modern applications and how it is affecting our daily lives. The video is highly interesting for everyone from tech fans to lighting experts as it gives a very comprehensive overview of LED applications and provides an outlook on how the technology will be used in the future.  Modern lighting offers significant advantages compared to common light bulbs. Why is this important? Well, an average person interacts with over 140,000 LEDs per day. Innovative illumination and LED applications can profit from theRead More

Posted On February 23, 2015By Sebastian HülckIn Events, Lightspeed, Videos

ISE Amsterdam – Stunning Audiovisual Tech!

At the Integrated Systems Europe 2015 (ISE 2015) in the RAI exhibition center in Amsterdam we discovered tons of new technology, integrated system innovations and some of the most stunning display technology you can imagine. Quick Facts: ISE 2015 It’s the largest AV tradeshow ever held in Europe In what was Europe’s largest ever AV and systems integration exhibition 59,350 registered attendees came to the show between 10-12 February at the Amsterdam, RAI. This represents an increase of 8,347 registered attendees (16.4%) on ISE 2014. Over 36,000 sqm of net floor space haveRead More