As usual, last week’s Integrated Systems Europe 2019 had some stunning large-scale LED screens on display. For those of you not familiar, these are direct-view LEDs, typically configured on panels that can built up into large-scale, seamless video walls. These … Continue reading ise 2019: the big LED walls
According the Hollywood Reporter, Samsung installed the first LED cinema screen in the US at a theater near Los Angeles. The screen is 33.8 feet wide and 17.7 feet high with nearly 9 million pixels. They state that right now, these … Continue reading samsung debuts LED cinema screen in US
I’m super impressed by a Samsung pop-up store in Frankfurt recently featured in Retail Design Blog. I find that it embodies many of the “embedded lighting” concepts I’ve been espousing as the future of lighting design. First, let’s look at this … Continue reading embedded lighting: samsung pop-up store
Wow. Samsung is backing away from the lighting business, abandoning its nascent lamps effort (and presumably whatever strategies it had for luminaires) in favor of just producing LED components (which it needs to do for LCD production, anyway). So it leads … Continue reading Is the lighting party over? What’s next?
Both Samsung and LG demoed some interesting OEM components taken straight from the display divisions: LED boards with unique flattened optics for back-lighting a diffusion surface. Here’s from Samsung: Here’s from LG: Continue reading light + building 2014: direct LED backlighting
Nest is pretty awesome, and it is blatantly obvious that they are going to be getting into residential lighting controls at some point. Google is ambitious, and three years ago was messing around with some sort of new wireless mesh … Continue reading google buys nest