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.
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 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.
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.