emerging tech roundup

About a year and half ago I posted a brief roundup of emerging lighting tech companies.  Here we go again… I recently received the conference program for the upcoming 2014 Strategies in Light, to be held this February in Silicon Valley.  SIL is a fantastic conference that really focuses on cutting edge tech for the lighting industry…a brewing pot of R+D and investors (I spoke at both the 2013 SIL conference in Silicon Valley and the 2013 SIL Europe conference in Munich).  In flipping through the program, I saw a few interesting tech companies that I would like to point … Continue reading emerging tech roundup

edison report: SIL Europe – the paradox of standardization

The folks at the Edison Report Europe have summarized the presentations at last week’s Strategies in Light Europe event in Munich, including a tidy summary of my presentation “The Paradox of Standardization“: Brad Koerner (Philips) gave an overview of the present design practices and tools in architectural lighting. He made a plea to provide information on SSL lamps-luminaires and modules in a way that it can be directly imported in the software tools used by lighting designers and architects. He showed an interesting example of so-called on site manufacturing of luminaires using Zhaga compliant SSL modules where the luminaire was basically … Continue reading edison report: SIL Europe – the paradox of standardization