The final wrap-up from Strategies in Light covers a panel on network controls & protocols; a novel method of controlling dimming by AC powerline; an AMA/IES panel still in conflict over outdoor lighting recommendations; and more.
We are covering Strategies in Light Day 2 in Long Beach, CA, where the show has been going strong and exhibits are bursting with activity and new developments exemplifying the SSL industry's evolution to a connected lighting future.
LEDs Magazine chief editor Maury Wright reports on the Investor Forum & a sneak peek at the packaged LED report; a keynote warning the SSL industry to move beyond energy savings; biomimicry in SSL; & exhibits on emergency lighting and packaged LEDs.
We close out SIL with packaged LED data. The Sapphire Awards recognized strides made in SSL. Jonathan Erland explained problems with LED lighting in cinematography. Lightspace California focused on the inspirational aspects of lighting.
Day 2: Keynoters comment that SSL has yet to break the mold in form factor, and smart buildings are set up for setbacks. Indoor connected lighting is expected to penetrate 6% through 2020, while exhibits show UV-LED measurement tools & laser sources.
Top 5 Stories from SIL: Maury Wright reports on LED and lighting sectors; COB LEDs; violet light for sterilization applications; silicone lenses; and the Investor Forum.
LEDs Magazine chief editor Maury Wright wraps up event coverage with packaged LED market trends, California energy policy, barriers to networked smart lighting, and the continuing interest in wired vs. wireless systems.
More than 270 exhibitors welcomed more than 4200 attendees at the opening of Strategies in Light and The LED Show. Much of the early program and presentations have centered on the uptake of controls and the commoditization of packaged LEDs.