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The latest news, personnel notes, business developments and buzz-worthy announcements from around the industry.

The Human Touch Relying only on online learning leaves a void

The Human Touch: Relying only on online learning leaves a void

As the IES is on the verge of launching its new E-Learning Management System, it causes me to reflect on how much lighting education delivery—as with all aspects of education—has been transformed by our ubiquitous connection to all things Internet.

By Tom Butters Read More

LEDucation

LEDucation 2020: ‘Call for Speakers’ Deadline Approaches

LEDucation 2020, the trade show and conference organized by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), is accepting submissions for presentation proposals to be given during the 2020 conference taking place March 17–18, 2020, at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. Read More

Alliance Seeks a Smarter System for Food Retail

Alliance Seeks a Smarter System for Food Retail

IMS Evolve, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company, has announced a strategic partnership with Current, powered by GE, to deliver IoT solutions to the food retail sector. Read More

University of Oregon Publishes White Paper on Light, Views and the Workplace Experience

University of Oregon Publishes White Paper on Light, Views and the Workplace Experience

The University of Oregon has published a white paper, “The Impact of Lighting and Views in the Workplace of the Future” that concludes that daylit spaces with controlled lighting and views can improve occupant well-being, workplace productivity, and satisfaction by positively influencing various physiological and psychological processes. Read More

Neil Harbisson

A Cyborg Opens the Show

Attendees of the IES Annual Conference in Louisville, KY, included lighting designers, manufacturers, educators, researchers. . .and one cyborg. Read More

Christopher “Kit” Cuttle

Society Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The IES recognized members for technical and service achievements at the 2019 Annual Conference in August. Read More

Nitemind Debuts SYNC

Nitemind’s newest lighting installation, SYNC, located at NYC’s Seaport District, will continue through the end of August with a series of collaborative music events. Read More

Your Products Are Overrated

Dubious performance claims do a disservice to the industry.

By Alex Baker  Read More

DesignLights Consortium Publishes New Specification for Networked Lighting Controls

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has published its Networked Lighting Control System Technical Requirements V4.0. Read More

Getting the Dirt

Getting the Dirt

More research on streetlights is just down the pike

By Norma Frank Read More