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Application of LED Artificial Light in Plant Lighting

Plant lighting technology plays an important role in modern agricultural construction.But the traditional artificial lighting is mainly carried out through incandescent lamps,halogen lamps and high-pressure sodium lamps. However, these traditional sources have the disadvantages of single wavelength and high energy consumption. Compared with traditional sources, the advantages of new LED source...

Development status and trend of LED grow lighting industry in China

Light is an essential environmental factor for plant growth and development. Light supplies energy for plant growth through photosynthesis and is also a necessary regulator of plant growth and development. Supplementing artificial light or irradiating plants with artificial light can promote plant growth, increase yield, improve product form, color,...

Tridonic Supports IoT Smart City Project in Darmstadt Germany

Titled as “City of Science,” Darmstadt in Germany is installing wireless IoT connected streetlights as part of its smart city project to save energy and reduce light pollution. The project is Tridonic’s first installation of innovative Smart City technology with light-on-demand functionality. As part of the “Digital City Darmstadt” project,...

Osram Explains How Vertical Farming with LED Lighting Offers Urban Areas Access to Better Produce

As population in urban areas across the world continues to grow, it is estimated that by 2050, 68 percent of the world population will live in cities. This demographic shift will lead to increased demand for food within cities, adding strain to the agricultural and food systems, particularly in...

Telesa and Eaton Lighting Partner to Create Smart City Solutions with Smart Streetlights

The UK-based smart city solution provider Telensa announced that it has teamed up with Eaton Lighting to deliver connected solutions for outdoor LED lighting and related smart city applications. With the partnership, both companies hope to expand integrated lighting installation and smart city solution application. They are working on implementing...

Comparison Between China’s Old and New LED Streetlight Standards

China’s decade old streetlight standard GB7000.5-2005 has been replaced with a new standard GB7000.203-2013 that has become effective as of July 1, 2015. Changes in the new and old lighting standards will require manufacturers to make certain adjustments in their outdoor luminaire designs, according to a Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection...