Latest from the lighting market: news

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Year 2018


Individual light therapy

LED light adjusts brightness and light colour to patient

Light therapy is the first choice for treating seasonal affective disorder. Light stimuli release energy in the human eye, which is accompanied by...


International Day of Light 2019

The campaign day should raise awareness of the significance of light

Light plays a major role in science, culture and society. For the second time, the Day of Light will be celebrated next year on May 16 with many...


Better Lighting, better life

Launch of website

The new webpage is showcasing all that lighting can do – from the well-established energy savings that modern lighting...


Symposium "Light and Health"

Conference on the impact of optical radiation on the human organism

New findings on the impact of optical radiation on the human organism and medical applications are presented and discussed at the symposium "Light and...


Travel guide to light art

Light festivals in fall – were Germany glows from September

Sparkling cityscapes, glowing installations and inspiring video productions make festivals of light a real public attraction. In fall, when days grow...


LEDs: no health hazard

EU informs about possible impairments

Periodically rumors emerge about possible hazardous impact of LED light sources on human health. That´s why the EU took a closer look at potential...


LED magazine out now in English

New publication by

LED is the light source of the 21st century. The reprint of the magazine licht.wissen 17 "LEDs: Basics - Applications - Effects" informs on its 56...


High-performance OLED

Emission layer made of special glass enhances efficiency and stability

Researchers of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Technische Universität Dresden were able to improve the efficiency of OLED by means of...


New guideline Human Centric Lighting

Support for architect and planners in the conception of HCL lighting

New guideline of licht.wissen 21 "Leitfaden Human Centric Lighting (HCL)" has been published in German. The support tool for planning...


Day of Light on May 16

The campaign day should raise awareness of the significance of light

The world celebrates light: as of 2018 each year on May 16, the International Day of Light. It shall be an enduring legacy of the International Year...