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.
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.
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.
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.