Program Overview

Forums, Panels & Workshops
Lighting Business Trends
Materials & Engineering in Lighting
Lighting Quality & Testing
Drivers, Connected Lighting & IoT
LEDs, OLEDs & Laser Light Sources
Lighting Technology Trends
Human Centric Lighting
Lighting Requirements
Lighting Applications
Keynotes

Panel Discussion: Smart Luminaires for IoT Connectivity | DiiA and Zhaga Unveil Framework for Standardization

Moderator: Jens Herter (Coordinator Standardization, Zumtobel Group) Panelist: Dr. Dee Denteneer (Secretary General, Zhaga Consortium) Panelist: Dr. Scott Wade (Technical & Certification Manager, DiiA) The trends in lighting towards digitalisation, intelligent lighting fixtures and the merger of lighting with the Internet of Things (IoT) all call for standardization to enable...
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Herter, Jens
Denteneer Dr., Dee
Wade Dr., Scott

Panel Discussion – Human Centric Lighting

Jan Denneman – Panel Moderator Enough quality light during day time helps people concentrate and learn better, be more creative and alert. It also helps them sleep better at night. It makes them feel better and develop fewer problems with vision. It is vital that people get enough light every...
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Steinbusch, Annette
Armbrüster Dipl.D., Till
Lang, Dieter
Denneman, Jan W.

Workshop – PMMA, See. Feel. Experience.

Hands-on workshop in order to experience the optical material PMMA. Targeted are all professionals involved in product design with plastics. Background Thermoplastic materials have been key enablers for innovation and have contributed to the development and progress of society. Transparent as well as opaque plastics have been used in the lighting...
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Kogler Dr., Rene

Demonstrations – Visual Perception and Health

LED technology offers new spectral and radiative features for lighting applications for which conventional quality criterias and measures (introduced in 1974 and before) are not sufficient. At the same time the knowledge about light impacts on human and about human needs has increased significantly over the last two decades. The...
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Staggl, Siegmund
Pohl Mag. rer. nat., Wilfried

WORKSHOP – Wellness Real Estate, New Challenges in Healthy Lighting Requirements in the Built Environment

Moderator: Dr. Perez Panelists: Daniela Viloria, Architect and Lighting Designer, Broadway Malyan Guillermo Martinez, Architect and Lighting Designer, Arup Wilfried Pohl, R&D Manager, Bartenbach Wellness real estate, healthy housing, is an emerging trend in the built environment. In this workshop, we will discuss the different lighting requirements in building standards, principally...
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Martinez, Guillermo
Viloria, Daniela
Pérez Dr., Octavio L.
Pohl Mag. rer. nat., Wilfried

WORKSHOP – Lighting & Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry

EPIC Workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry is meant to create a forum of discussion and collaboration on laser displays and related technologies. Presentations from key companies in the field will cover the full value chains of laser displays and other lighting technologies, from components to...
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Pozo Dr., Jose

WORKSHOP – Solid-State Lighting Measurements

The workshop covers the basics of test and measurements of solid-state lighting (SSL) products and is suitable for beginners as well as experts in the field. To provide the same level of knowledge for all participants, an introduction to SSL metrology and the relevant standards such as the first international...
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Konjhodzic Dr., Denan

The Roadmap of the Global Lighting Association

The Global Lighting Association has created its Strategic Roadmap for the global lighting industry last November 2017. The industry has witnessed two highly disruptive technology developments: Light emitting diodes (LEDs) and intelligent lighting systems. A third, equal important discovery was the 3rd photo-receptor in the human eye, providing scientific evidence...
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Denneman, Jan W.

EU Circular Economy Policies are Impacting Lighting Product Design and Business Models

The presentation will give an overview of what regulators and consumers expect of products over the next 5-10 years and explore what this means for lighting product design and business models. The EU is driving change through it’s Circular Economy strategy and an ambitious action plan, that address the products...
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Georgoutsakou, Ourania

Ecodesign Directive and Energy Labelling Regulation – Short Term Consequences for Lighting Products

There is world-wide demand for more efficient products to reduce energy and resource consumption. The Ecodesign Directive provides harmonised EU-wide rules on the energy performance of products, and is complemented by mandatory energy labelling rules. In recent years EU Ecodesign policy has steered away from only energy-efficiency to address the...
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Becker, Heiko
Scaroni, Elena

The Role of Governments in the Transformation of the SSL Industry

The introduction of solid-state lighting (SSL) has disrupted the global structure of the lighting industry.  The potential for substantial energy savings and reductions in the environmental impact of lighting have led to considerable interest by national and regional governments in encouraging adoption.  The most intense efforts have been in China,...
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Bardsley Dr., J. Norman

Future-Proofing Lighting Control Systems

When a building owner or building manager decides to invest in implementing a lighting control system, there are many challenges to overcome, which relate to balancing cost, simplicity and scalability. With the proven benefits of how lighting control can reduce energy costs, it still nonetheless can require a significant initial...
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Durand MBA, Patrick

Managing Connected Lighting Solutions in Real Life

Commercial buildings are rapidly evolving to become more efficient, more comfortable, more flexible, and in general more adaptive in relation to their use and to the occupant needs. Internet of Things technologies are booming with the purpose of delivering smarter, more automated, more connected system in existing and new buildings....
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Frezza Dr., Giovanni

The Business Case for Sensing – How to be Ready

There is little argument that lighting is well positioned to serve as the sensing backbone for the IoT in our built spaces. From there, the crystal ball gets a bit hazy to tell us when, or perhaps more importantly, how that will really happen. While we all love our technology,...
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Griffiths, Tom

Professional Lighting between Vision and Reality

Everybody is talking about Smart Lighting, the whole Lighting Industry stands in the middle of radical changes. The market cries for the extra value – but what is the extra value? Are we able to sell the extra value?  The same topic is valid for the whole IoT market. Where...
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Lade DI, Christian

Horticultural LED Lighting Market, Industry and Technology Trends

The horticultural lighting market’s current boom is driven mostly by greenhouse applications, for which artificial lighting is used to compensate for natural light variations and increase production yield. For these applications, traditional light sources like fluorescent and high-pressure sodium (HPS) lamps are currently the most popular solutions. However, LED technology...
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Mukish, Pars

How Next Generation Design Tools Accelerate Time to Market and Secure Design Decisions

The technical intricacies of an LED system design can be astonishingly complicated. Evaluating options becomes extremely time consuming and leads to risky decisions. LED manufacturers’ product selectors or simple parametric simulators can be helpful however not sufficient for full system optimization. The next generation tools will need to be application...
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Mirand, Francois

Workshop – PMMA, See. Feel. Experience.

Hands-on workshop in order to experience the optical material PMMA. Targeted are all professionals involved in product design with plastics. Background Thermoplastic materials have been key enablers for innovation and have contributed to the development and progress of society. Transparent as well as opaque plastics have been used in the lighting...
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Kogler Dr., Rene

Reinventing Office Lighting – The Making-of an Innovative Office Task Light

The office world is currently undergoing big changes. New concepts like shared offices, co-working spaces and a growing demand of home working models which are compliant to office standards are major challenges. The furniture industry is adapting to those requirements leaving the lighting Industry behind. Therefore it is time to find...
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Armbrüster Dipl.D., Till

Injection Moulded Diffraction Gratings on Curved Surfaces. A Breakthrough for a Cost-Effective Industrial Mass-Production

Diffraction gratings and other high-precision optical elements are widely used in sensors, analytic systems, laser-applications and various other fields. However, due the very small structural sizes, even below the µm range, and the high accuracy requirements, their mass-production possibilities are limited to few techniques such as hot embossing or nanoimprint...
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Walch Dr., Manuel

A New Approach to Optical Beam Shaping for Lighting Applications based on Nano-Optics

In this paper a new revolutionary approach to optical beam shaping for lighting applications is presented. The optical devices, developed by IQ Structures under the trade name Nanoptiqs are based on principles of diffraction, which are applied in a novel way to achieve improved performance of white light illumination systems....
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Skeren Dr., Marek

Rapid Prototyping of Complex 3D Optical Components

Nowadays complex 3D optical components with (sub-) microstructures on the surface of bulk optics become more and more attractive for different applications. Such examples can be found in lighting systems, optoelectronics, photonics, image processing, machine vision and motion control systems. Adding an additional optical functionality to a bulk 3D optic...
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Postl DI, Markus
Kuna Dr., Ladislav

Semi-Empirical Characterization of Freeform Microlens Arrays

Microlens arrays (MLA) are used since long for imaging and non-imaging applications. Because of the small dimensions of they can be cost-effectively replicated onto flexible thin-film substrates and retain great deal of the substrate flexibility. Standard quasi-spherical microlenses can be realized using photolithography and subsequent self-assembled photoresist thermal reflow. Nevertheless,...
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Fernandez Dr., Oscar

The T-Word: Tolerancing, and its Role in Illumination Optics Design

Tolerancing is a subject that is often overlooked, or not fully addressed, in the design of illumination optics. Tolerancing methods are well developed and understood in the lens design and imaging system design fields, but tolerancing of illumination optics is much less well developed. Optical design and optimization software tools...
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Jacobsen, Dave

Multi-Functional Optical Silicone-to-Thermoplastic Over-Molded Component for LED Lighting

Silicone optics have become quite well adopted in high end LED lamps & luminaires lighting applications, such as, e.g., automotive headlamps, outdoor streets, roadways and stadium as well as retails. Dow Silicones have largely contributed by demonstrating the benefits of silicones optics from various perspectives, such as, e.g., resistance to...
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de Buyl Dr., Francois

Flexible Graphite for Superior Thermal Management Solutions in LED Lighting

Recent trends in the LED industry include higher power LED packages, novel architectural form factors and smart & connected lighting. All these trends have one thing in common: more electrical power being packaged within increasingly slim and lightweight form factors. The resulting increase in power density and inclusion of temperature-sensitive...
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Gough MBA, Jeff

Aluminum Oxide PCB – Technology for Developing New Generation LED Solutions

The LED industry is developing and posing new challenges to manufacturers of LEDs, PCBs, thermal interfaces and cooling systems. In particular, PCB manufacturers for LED applications solve conflicting tasks: 1. dielectric thermal resistance reduction – increase of the breakdown voltages; 2. placement of LEDs, current supply and control circuit in...
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Osin Dr., Aleksey

Cost-Effective Manufacturing of High-Quality ITO Thin Films on 300 mm CMOS for Next Generation Display Technologies

Owing to its exceptional optical and electrical properties, indium-tin oxide (ITO) is nowadays the material of choice for providing transparent electronic conduction in nearly all flat panel displays used in TV screens, laptop computers and mobile phones, regardless whether they are based on liquid-crystal display (LCD) or organic light-emitting diode...
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Falub Dr., Claudiu Valentin

How to Tackle the Increasing Complexity at Legislative Compliance

Design of luminaires is becoming easier due to the use of standard modules. Still the design of optics and the mainly performance related parameters are considered the challenge. But is that all? The world is changing at a rapid pace. We saw the introduction of several new standards and pieces...
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Nuesink, Jacob

Aging of Potted LED Modules under Realistic Conditions

Among other things, the evaluation of methods and systems for encapsulating LED modules led to the question of the expected service life. Information from the manufacturers of the chemical components of a potting system were imprecise and hardly meaningful. The aim of the work is to investigate different systems and...
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Schulz DI, Thomas

Reliability of New Light Quality Metrics: Challenges and Opportunities

Together with high energy saving potentials, LED reliability is considered as one of the key advantages of this technology for artificial lighting [1]. The promise of lighting systems with high reliability leads to various advantages such as lower maintenance needs, long term cost savings and a reduction of the impact...
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Hamon Dr., Benoit

Destroy in the Lab to Last in the Field – LED Robustness, Reliability and Life Time Testing

“Among the many advantages of LEDs is their long lifetime. Lifetimes of 50 000h and more are expected and claimed which is equivalent to more than 10 years if operated for 12h per day. But how can one ensure or predict such a long time period? The LM80 and TM21...
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Wilm DI, Alexander

Temperature Profiling of Secondary LED Optics by Infrared Thermography

Over the last few years, the power density of white LEDs has increased dramatically. Whilst there are large efforts to optimize the thermal management and thus the temperature stability of the LEDs, less attention is paid to the temperature of the secondary optics. A higher temperature stability of the LED...
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Nolte Dr., Peter W.

Light Flicker: A Reasonable Measurement Method in View

Meanwhile, there are some measuring devices to measure light flicker because it has been recognized that fluctuations in the brightness of artificial illumination have a negative effect on the nervous system of humans and other beings. Despite the years after recognizing the need to measure this, there is still no...
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Erwin DI, Peter

WORKSHOP – Solid-State Lighting Measurements

The workshop covers the basics of test and measurements of solid-state lighting (SSL) products and is suitable for beginners as well as experts in the field. To provide the same level of knowledge for all participants, an introduction to SSL metrology and the relevant standards such as the first international...
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Konjhodzic Dr., Denan

The Business Case for Connected Lighting and IoT Services Built on Top

Connected Lighting as the base of IoT systems is in everybody’s mouth. Industry players so far are experimenting with and testing business cases for IoT applications that are built on top of the Connected Lighting infrastructure. Unlike in other industries such business cases – in many cases – are not...
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Moder, Thomas

Benefits of an Information Centric Lighting Network

In 2018, hardly anyone doubts that connected lighting controls are the future of the lighting industry. However, the last couple of years proved how challenging this environment is for wireless communication technologies. The market remains highly fragmented and customers remain locked to proprietary solutions. Scalability still remains a major issue...
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Slupik Dr., Szymon

OpenAIS: Advantages of IoT Connected Lighting in Reality

OpenAIS (www.openais.eu) is a project sponsored by the EU in the Horizon2020 program where 10 leading European companies cooperate. In the past 3 years a system architecture was developed that exploits IoT based professional lighting. Its vision included the following assumptions: 1. Lighting will offer the infrastructure to integrate devices...
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Stevens, Henk
Verbrugh Dr., Stefan

Simulation Techniques During the Process of LED Driver Development

Every LED driver is composed by one, two or sometimes three different topologies based on power electronic components: magnetics, MOSFETs and DIODEs working under hard conditions. The electronics reliability is limited by the stress that these components are able to support. More and more, LED drivers are demanded with a wide...
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Giménez B.Eng., Antonio Cuadra

Latest Development on Drivers – Control and Dimming

While control is already used in many lighting applications, the share of controllable systems and the extend of control is expected to increase significantly in the coming years. One of the main motivations is the reduction in power usage that can be achieved, without affecting user value. The efficiency of...
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Meyer Andersen, Dr., Toke
Madsen Dr., Mickey

Influence of Converter Topology on the System Interactions

“Electronic converters are widely used in order to supply a LED module. The electrical interface between both has not been standardized over many years. At first glance this interface appears to be trivial, however a professional matching requires considerations of medium complexity. Inappropriate combinations can impact the reliability of the...
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Heckmann DI, Markus

DALI-2: Standardized, Interoperable Components and Smart Luminaires

DALI-2 is extending and enhancing the strengths of DALI as a dedicated, standardized protocol for digital lighting control. For many years, the lighting community has installed DALI systems that are robust, scalable, cost-effective, reliable and flexible. But now, for the first time, DALI-2 has brought standardization to products such as...
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Wade Dr., Scott

The Power of Two Wires: The IoT is Bigger than All of Us

Peter Duine will cover the power of partnership in connected lighting. His keynote will focus on providing clear example of why partnership and standards are so important in this new digital era. He will describe killer Apps for connected Indoor lighting (HiBay and Office) and Outdoor lighting. Philips has developed...
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Duine Dr., Peter

Connected Emergency Lighting – Safety and Security in Controls and Emergency Lighting

Having emergency lighting, just to meet code and just to code, is not enough. The world is starting to take notice of the importance of emergency lighting. The traditional rudimentary procedures to test and report emergency lighting diagnostics is manual, burdensome and inefficient. But no more. The days of maintenance...
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Ludyjan, Jeremy

VLC Luminaire – Visible Light Communication

As part of a funding project, the Institute of Electronics at NTB has developed an intelligent luminaire system that is capable of organising itself, controlling brightness and optimising power consumption using presence detectors and Visible Light Communication (VLC). The LEDs allow information to be modulated into visible light without additional...
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Piai Prof., Guido

Size Matters – Small Form Factors Drivers to Support Flicker-Free Airy and Artistic Luminary Design

As consumers become more sensitive to the quality lighting, a new metric is appearing: flickering. We’ll take a look at the flickering of conventional direct AC (driver on board) and DC driver systems for general lighting applications. Besides flickering, size and weight of drivers are increasingly important to support lighting...
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Hopwood B.Sc., Keith

Requirements on High Performance LED Driver for Professional LED Lighting

Professional LED lighting is overcoming today many shortcomings of the first LED lighting systems. In the early days of LED lighting the focus was predominately on outperforming conventional bulb and tubes in term of power consumption, rather than on light quality. Since then the request for higher lighting quality has been...
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vom Bauer DI, Ulrich

Modeling and Quantifying LED Variability

Delphi4LED [1] is an H2020 ECSEL European research project involving 15 partners across Europe. Its ambition is to deliver a complete model to assess the performance of complete LED luminaire systems even before prototyping phase. This is achieved thanks to massive characterization and the use of a compact thermal models...
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Merelle Dr., Thomas

Hermetic Polymer-Free White LEDs for Harsh Environments

AlGaInN-based white LED can achieve lifetimes of up to 100000 h depending on junction temperature and current density. However state of the art silicone encapsulated LEDs with powder-based phosphors reveal a strong dependence of field lifetimes on environmental conditions such as humidity, corrosive gas and air pollutant exposure. The reason...
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Kunzer Dr., Michael

Heat Fluxes and Temperatures in Chip-on-Board LEDs for Different Package Structures and Phosphor Technologies

Content summary • Heat flux in chip-on-board LEDs • Temperatures of junction, case and surface temperature • Package with bare and encapsulated chip • Phosphor layer of silicone and ceramic matrix • Parallel thermal resistances Several failure mechanisms appear in LED packages at diverse locations. Since the processes are thermally...
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Wagner Dipl.-Phys., Max

Advancements in LED Technology Enabling High Luminance LEDs

Recently, high luminance has become a key requirement for LEDs used in directional applications such as stage lighting, sports lighting, and retail. Increased luminance (flux per LED luminescent area and emitted into a solid angle) leads to narrower beam angles, smaller secondary optics, and increased light usage fostering energy efficiency....
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Goetz Dr., Werner

Rapid Evolution of High-Power LEDs Package from SMD to CSP to Direct Mountable Chip

In recent years, Chip-Scale Package (CSP) have been introduced to certain lighting applications. Compared to conventional Surface-Mount Device (SMD) high-power LEDs, the CSP technology has improved on compact design and thermal management. Nowadays, the adoption of Direct Mountable Chip has increased to ensure reliability and optimum performance of LED lighting...
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Denis, Xavier

TRI-R Technology – The Light Closest to the Sun for Human Well-Being

LED, a new scientific light gave us a chance to think about the essence of light, in other words, what light is for human being. Considering about light in association with our daily lives, human history, culture and art, we are led to realize that light is not only for...
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Kobayashi, Kumpei

LED Filaments – A New Technology Enables Classical Design in LED Retrofit Lamps

The technical progress of LEDs in the last years has enabled new luminaire designs in the General lighting market. Due to the increase of efficacy, less LEDs could be used and with the reduced thermal load, heatsink sizes could be minimized or heatsinks could be omitted at all. As a...
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Hofmann DI, Markus

An Introduction of OLED Lighting Technology

Beside to display technology, OLED also has unlikely potential for lighting applications. Where extremely thin, flexible or transparent light sources are desired, OLED can exploit its potential as a supplement to the LED. The presentation will give a general introduction to the OLED technology and an overview of the market....
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Keibler-Willner DI, Claudia

The Latest Developments In Laser Light Sources For Industry-Leading Luminance

We provide an update on laser light technology including luminous flux, luminance, lumen density, efficacy, and color quality. LaserLight has demonstrated record breaking results with 750 lumens emitted from a 300 micron diameter window, an order of magnitude higher than other solid state light sources.  We describe recent, innovative laser...
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Carey, Julian

LED Tape for Tunable White Based on an Inductive Design

LED modules providing tuneable white is the core technology for human centric lighting. It is state of the art that such LED modules consists of two types of LEDs with different color temperatures. These two groups of LEDs are supplied independently and thus a variable color temperature based on the...
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Michal Dr., Roland

Defining the Spectrum for Unique Lighting Applications, TM-30-15 and Human Centric LED Sources

Today’s novel, new LEDs spectrums and CCT tunable LEDs require more complex methods for characterizing “quality of light.” Too many lighting specifiers today are struggling with a supply chain using legacy specification methodologies derived from over a century of conventional bulb technology. As we close the door on traditional bulb...
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Jory MBA, Tom

Repro-light: Modularity, Sustainability & Personalization for Lighting Industry

The goal of the project Repro-light (“Re-usable and Re-configurable parts for sustainable LED-based lighting systems”) is to initiate a transformation in the European lighting industry towards a circular economy. Through the development of an intelligent LED-based luminaire with modular, stackable architecture the project seeks to change the industry’s view of...
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Tanzer Dr., Katrin

Zhaga Connectivity Interfaces for Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

Zhaga is an open, global, industry consortium that aims to simplify the design and manufacturing of LED luminaires to accelerate the adoption of smart LED lighting solutions. It achieves its aim by standardizing the interfaces of components of LED luminaires, including LED light engines, LED modules, LED arrays, holders, electronic...
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Denteneer Dr., Dee

Lighting Goes Smart – Should We Care About Cybersecurity?

At the advent of the European Cybersecurity Act, this question gains momentum. As a presentation has been held by UL already at LpS 2015, this presentation will focus on news in terms of regulatory and standards developments, technology developments such as IoT and Cloud management systems as well as the...
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Koehler Dipl.Math., Alexander W.

Metameric Circadian Lighting: A Technology Analysis

The absence of natural light causes serious health problems in humans. Although known since ancient times it was only after the recent discovery of the so-called intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs) that specialists started to understand the responsible biological mechanisms. This discovery boosted the research and development efforts on...
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Aderneuer MSc., Tamara

How Digital Lighting Will Further Revolutionize Automotive Lighting

With the integration of LED technology, lighting has evolved from a basic, functional feature to a distinctive feature with high-value potential in automotive. Indeed, LED technology has given manufacturers the opportunity for strong differentiation via lighting design and additional functionalities. This is particularly true for exterior lighting which is under...
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Boulay, Pierrick

How to Solve Increasing Challenges in LED Luminaire Production

Recent research suggests that the LED penetration rate in general lighting is between 60 % – 100 %, depending on region and application. This leaves luminaire manufacturers with the challenge that the innovators margin (using LED technology) is decreasing, since the LED technology is now seen as standard technology. Therefore “LED”...
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Spiekermann, Markus

Can the Success of OLED Displays be Transferred to Lighting?

Despite great success in the market for high-end cell phone displays, OLED technology has yet to achieve significant entry into the general lighting market.  This is mainly due to the relatively high cost, but also by manufacturing problems in achieving the innovative form factors promised in concept papers and prototypes....
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Bardsley Dr., J. Norman

Total Lighting Efficiency: Think Outside of the Chip

When you think about efficient lighting the first thing that comes to mind (and often the only thing) is the efficacy of the LED. However, as LED efficacy improvements are nearing diminishing returns of optimization, what will enable the next generation of significant improvement? The ‘Race to the Bottom’ for...
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Veenstra, Tom

The Technology and Implementation of Dynamic Beam Shaping

With the advancement of solid-state lighting, beam shaping became more difficult and architectural lighting designers essentially lost the ability to easily set scenes when using LED luminaires. Though it’s still possible to use accessories (barn- doors, snoots etc.) or snap a lens to the front of an LED luminaire, they...
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Kriebel, David

Human-Centric Lighting – Quo Vadis

Lighting technology goes through a time of groundbreaking changes these days. The extensive application of the highly energy-efficient digital light source LED facilitates the generation of dynamic light spectra and luminous intensity distributions and the implementation of new lighting designs for special visual, biological and emotional needs. The integration of additional...
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Weninger DI, Johannes

Lighting and Ed Clinician Wellness and Performance Improvement

BACKGROUND. Short wavelength (‘blue’) light is known to mediate ‘non-visual’ effects of light in humans. These effects, that go beyond the pure ‘visual’ function, can affect human wellness and performance, as it has been reported in previous scientific research in laboratory, office, education, clinical and aero-space setups. In healthcare research,...
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Pérez Dr., Octavio L.

The Therapeutic Role of Processor-Controlled LED Lighting to Combat the Global Epidemic of Myopia

The role of sunlight in influencing eye-ball growth has been well established. Recent research has established the link between myopia (short-sightedness) and reduced exposure to adequate levels of sunlight. Other researchers have established the wavelengths of visible light that trigger the so-called ‘retinal dopamine response’ instigated by the non-visual receptors,...
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Mason Dr., Stephen Archer

Implications for Human-centric Lighting Design in Tropical Nursing homes: A Pilot Study

Light is so critical as air, water, and food to our daily life. Conventionally, the light on vision plays a major role in lighting industry. In the last two decades, much has been learned regarding the non-visual effects of light on human circadian entrainment. Light synchronizes our physiological and psychological...
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CHIEN Dr., Szu-Cheng

Full Spectrum LEDs and Indoor Daylight Support for Health and Wellbeing

Daylight is the preferred light source of choice for human centric lighting applications in the built environment, as the human visual system and physiology has evolved under this environmental condition. Conventional white LED light sources pump on blue (≈450nm) and show an unbalanced spectrum with a prominent peak in the shortwave...
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Pérez Dr., Octavio L.

Panel Discussion – Human Centric Lighting

Jan Denneman – Panel Moderator Enough quality light during day time helps people concentrate and learn better, be more creative and alert. It also helps them sleep better at night. It makes them feel better and develop fewer problems with vision. It is vital that people get enough light every...
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Steinbusch, Annette
Armbrüster Dipl.D., Till
Lang, Dieter
Denneman, Jan W.

Demonstrations – Visual Perception and Health

LED technology offers new spectral and radiative features for lighting applications for which conventional quality criterias and measures (introduced in 1974 and before) are not sufficient. At the same time the knowledge about light impacts on human and about human needs has increased significantly over the last two decades. The...
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Staggl, Siegmund
Pohl Mag. rer. nat., Wilfried

WORKSHOP – Wellness Real Estate, New Challenges in Healthy Lighting Requirements in the Built Environment

Moderator: Dr. Perez Panelists: Daniela Viloria, Architect and Lighting Designer, Broadway Malyan Guillermo Martinez, Architect and Lighting Designer, Arup Wilfried Pohl, R&D Manager, Bartenbach Wellness real estate, healthy housing, is an emerging trend in the built environment. In this workshop, we will discuss the different lighting requirements in building standards, principally...
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Martinez, Guillermo
Viloria, Daniela
Pérez Dr., Octavio L.
Pohl Mag. rer. nat., Wilfried

Effects of Temporally Modulated Illumination to Human Beings: Nine Statements from a Research Perspective

Light sources, which are temporally modulated in emitted radiation, may induce several direct perceivably artefacts to human beings, for instance, visual unsteadiness in intensity or spectrum of light (flicker effect), in motion (stroboscopic effect) or in perceived shape or spatial position of objects (phantom array effect). Several experiments with LED...
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Canazei, DI MMag., Markus

Miniaturization and Its Consequences

„Light is not visible, light makes visible”, this also means that the room should be lit and the luminaires step into the background. In modern lighting solutions the luminaires are often no longer visible as they are integrated into the architecture, e.g. combined with acoustic absorbers or cooling ceilings. LED...
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Hubeli, Mll., Marcel
Madsen Dr., Mickey

Spectral Innovations in Theater Lighting

LEDs paved the way to serve applications with custom designed spectra. From fashion applications it is evident that light sources with same correlated color temperature do produce distinctly different visual appearance. Now players in the theatre and entertainment domain started to embraced LED solutions with multi-spectral sources. As a result...
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Reisinger DI, Markus

A Call for Innovation – Can Entertainment Lighting Requirements be Combined in a Comprehensive Lighting Solution

The EU spends a lot of effort on reducing overall energy consumption to achieve the climate goals of the Kyoto Agreement and to contribute to environmental sustainability. One measure to achieve this worthy goal is the regulation of luminous efficiency for various lighting sources. Current regulations already allow an exception...
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Allabauer DI, Christian

Modern Lighting Audits – Technology Supporting Designers and Contractors to Verify Lighting Installation Quality

LED products quality assurance has been discussed a lot in the last several years. Many standards and system solutions were developed to control the lighting product quality. Lamp manufacturers and end-users usually focused on better product performance, efficacy and standard compliance. However recently a growing need for dependable and practical...
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Przybyla MA, Mikolaj

The Dark Side of Light: Effects of Light Pollution on Insects and Agriculture

In recent decades, the use of artificial illumination has rapidly increased, transforming nocturnal environments worldwide. Inappropriate and extensive use of artificial illumination results in light pollution: an increase in nocturnal light above natural levels and a disruption of natural light cycles. Light/dark cycles have been stable over geological and evolutionary...
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Grubisic Dr., Maja

LEDs Solutions for Sports Lighting

This paper discusses how spectral tuning and LED source size can be used across all sports lighting applications. In years past, the retrofit lamp industry witnessed the revolution of indoor lighting migrating from low CRI bulbs to now 90 CRI bulbs due to advancements in die and phosphor efficiency as...
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Chang Dr., Shih Shun

Dynamic Light in a Static Luminaire Based on Mirco-Tracking Technology

Through a patent-pending planar micro-tracking technology, Insolight is developing an innovative dynamic luminaire technology, which allows to redirect light from a LED flat panel without tilt. The technology is based on a combination of different technology blocks: a custom optical layer, a microtracking system and a LED module. By slightly...
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Bory M.Sc.,Noe

Plant’s Responds to Exposure of Different Lighting Conditions

“Securing food for a growing world population, loss of fertile soils by urbanization, erosion and desertification and change of precipitation patterns due to climate change and negative impacts of conventional agriculture – these are the factors making it inevitable to develop new concepts for a resource efficient food production. Moreover...
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Keuter DI, Volkmar

WORKSHOP – Lighting & Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry

EPIC Workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry is meant to create a forum of discussion and collaboration on laser displays and related technologies. Presentations from key companies in the field will cover the full value chains of laser displays and other lighting technologies, from components to...
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Pozo Dr., Jose

Closed Loop Control Systems for Supplementary Lighting in Smart Greenhouses

With the global trend of increasing urban population, there is therefore an observably growing demand for fresh, high quality, flavor and nutrition-rich food to be supported for the cities. The main market drivers of Greenhouse, Hydroponic and Aeroponic food production are increasing production costs, challenging weather- and climatic conditions and...
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Zseller Dr., Viktor

Universal LED Tubes: Detailed Descriptions of Design, Technologies and Markets

The LED industry has been successful in providing retrofit solutions for most incumbent light sources. This has led to a rapid ledification of many lighting segments and thus contributed to very significant energy savings around the globe. One of the remaining challenges is to retrofit fluorescent tubes, which, once achieved, will bring,...
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Dekker Dr., Martijn

Water Metering Data Acquisition and Transmission Through Street Lighting Enabled Network

With the advent of digitalisation and connectivity in a sector such as lighting, new paradigms for interoperability between services are generated, which facilitate and improve the citizen experience. The street lighting network, because of its privileged location, can play a determining role. The street lighting network is visible in the most...
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Rubio-Dobón, Arturo

Luminaire Efficiency – A Proposal to Think Different

LED-technology is being utilized in more and more areas. Tunnel lighting for example is an extensive field for the application of LED-technology especially in countries with alpine terrain, like Austria and Switzerland. Good reliability and a sustainable energy balance are only a few arguments for the replacement of traditional lighting...
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Niederstätter M.Sc., Andreas

KEYNOTE: The Transformation of Lighting

Lighting has come a long way since the invention of electric light. With the arrival of the Internet of Things, the idea of remote-controlled lighting based on the human centric approach is becoming reality. The world of IT has entered the lighting industry. We will be looking at the challenges...
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van Tartwijk, Dr., Guido

KEYNOTE: Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

The Lighting Industry’s turmoil seems not to be ending soon, to the extent that many players have to reconsider their very being. Nonetheless, the World of Light if full of opportunities. Tomorrow’s winners are the ones who are able to articulate the purpose and positive impact of connected lighting in...
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van der Heide, Rogier
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