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It’s a matter of fact that society is facing the trend of people moving into cities. Especially in Asia more and more so-called megacities emerge. In China on its own more than 500 million people moved to its cities during the last 35 years. The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) says that there are already 15 megacities in China. And this trend will continue, also in other areas of the world. In 2050 about two thirds of all people will live in urbanized metropolitan areas. Skyscrapers FullRead More
Automotive lighting is probably the oldest electricity powered application found on nearly any car. The job of the lights is to illuminate the road and signal other drivers that there is a car in front of them or braking. Wrong. New technologies have enabled lighting applications to perform new tasks and do a lot more than just emit light – in the automotive segment this equals tons of new opportunities to build innovative lighting solutions for front lighting, rear lighting, side lighting and interior lighting. Looking at the most common lightingRead More

Posted On March 22, 2016By Christian JakobIn Consumer, Events, Healthcare, Lightspeed

A Recap on the Second Lighting Academy

No matter if you are a fan of lighting installations or a professional expert, Frankfurt am Main in Germany was the place to be last week for everybody who is into lighting. Three events took place at the same time, the Luminale, Light + Building trade fair and the EBV Lighting Academy. The latter took place for the second time and again gathered speakers from around the world. In case you couldn’t make it to join the event, here is what you missed. The agenda of the two day wasRead More

Posted On March 17, 2016By Christian JakobIn Events, Lightspeed

A Round Tour Through Light + Building 2016

You can certainly say that every trade fair has its own flair. But every other year there is this unique atmosphere that fills the halls of the exhibition centre in Frankfurt am Main during Light + Building trade fair. During the past couple of days about 2.500 exhibitors exhibited under the motto ‘digital – individual – networked’. Among them were important technology alliances, some of our supplier partners, and of course EBV with the EBVchips program. Reason enough to summarize some highlights, major headlines and impressions from the event. SecureRead More

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
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