happy birthday, color kinetics!

Color Kinetics just turned 20 years old, having been founded in August 1997 by George Mueller and Ihor Lys.  Color Kinetics was the pioneer of not only LED lighting for architectural applications, but of truly digitally-connected lighting systems.  After a

happy birthday, color kinetics!

Color Kinetics just turned 20 years old, having been founded in August 1997 by George Mueller and Ihor Lys.  Color Kinetics was the pioneer of not only LED lighting for architectural applications, but of truly digitally-connected lighting systems.  After a

the current war

This is shaping up to be the ULTIMATE LIGHTING NERD’S movie!  Can’t wait to see it!

the current war

This is shaping up to be the ULTIMATE LIGHTING NERD’S movie!  Can’t wait to see it!

indiglo strikes back: future illuminations

Remember Indiglo?  Well…just when you thought EL (electroluminescent) tech was dead and buried, it keeps coming back alive.  First through Lumilor’s cool spray-on techniques, and now through Future Illuminations heavy duty fabric applications. They state about their new VynEL line:

indiglo strikes back: future illuminations

Remember Indiglo?  Well…just when you thought EL (electroluminescent) tech was dead and buried, it keeps coming back alive.  First through Lumilor’s cool spray-on techniques, and now through Future Illuminations heavy duty fabric applications. They state about their new VynEL line:

ansel orbio video

I’m not familiar with Ansel and haven’t seen their product firsthand (so don’t view this as an endorsement), but wow…what a gorgeous product video from a few years ago. Feels like an IronMan movie… One tech piece caught my eye

ansel orbio video

I’m not familiar with Ansel and haven’t seen their product firsthand (so don’t view this as an endorsement), but wow…what a gorgeous product video from a few years ago. Feels like an IronMan movie… One tech piece caught my eye

lumion

I met a lighting designer last week who mentioned that he is now using Lumion for some of his presentation work.  Although I personally haven’t used this yet, the software looks quite powerful.  Many of the example renderings are stunning.

lumion

I met a lighting designer last week who mentioned that he is now using Lumion for some of his presentation work.  Although I personally haven’t used this yet, the software looks quite powerful.  Many of the example renderings are stunning.

Digital Lumens acquired by OSRAM

Boston-based lighting and lighting networking company Digital Lumens announced their acquisition by OSRAM. Digital Lumens was incubated in 2007/2008 as part of Jon Guerster’s team at Groom Energy. At the time, Jon had a laser-focused vision to use LED tech and

Digital Lumens acquired by OSRAM

Boston-based lighting and lighting networking company Digital Lumens announced their acquisition by OSRAM. Digital Lumens was incubated in 2007/2008 as part of Jon Guerster’s team at Groom Energy. At the time, Jon had a laser-focused vision to use LED tech and

beckhoff

If perhaps your hacked-together Arduino project is suddenly looking a little shy of “professional grade” in front of your client, and you need some seriously heavy-duty show-control and A/V gear, check out the industrial controls supplier Beckhoff. Beckhoff has taken their

beckhoff

If perhaps your hacked-together Arduino project is suddenly looking a little shy of “professional grade” in front of your client, and you need some seriously heavy-duty show-control and A/V gear, check out the industrial controls supplier Beckhoff. Beckhoff has taken their