Light Trends & Technology Newsletter
Sea Turtles Protected by LED Measurement

Case Study: Sea Turtles protected by LED Measurement
Disorientation from artificial lighting on marine turtle nesting beaches causes numerous hatchling deaths each year in Florida. Sea turtle hatchlings have a natural tendency to move toward the brightest direction, which is normally the moonlight reflecting off of the ocean. With an excessive amount of artificial lighting, hatchlings are drawn inland, frequently causing them harm. The brightness and glare of artificial lighting disrupts their ability to find the sea from their nest. Read More >

Up and Coming Display Technology Innovations
2014 has been a major year for display technologies. Since retina display was released in 2010, improving screen resolution and display quality for electronics like TVs, smartphones, tablets and even the new wearable displays has become a number one priority. Read more >

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New Thermal Cameras May Help Detect Ebola
New Thermal Cameras May Help Detect Ebola
The entire world has been buzzing with concern over the recent Ebola epidemic in Western Africa as well as the two officially confirmed cases stateside. As airports are still accepting flights in and out of the contaminated areas, tech companies have been racing to develop methods to increase early detection of people who may be infected with the disease. One of these methods is by the use of thermal imaging camera systems developed by FLIR Systems, a tech company in Oregon.
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Light Up the Skyline: LEDs Transform City Landscapes
LEDs are truly transforming many industries as information and applications for them continue to grow. One transformation that is probably the most notable is the effect LEDs lights are having on urban landscapes across the country. In the most literal sense, they are changing the way we see our cities and roads due to a new initiative to replace traditional street lamps with LED lighting. 
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LEDs Transform City Landscapes
Color and Light Seminar
The Language of Color, Appearance and Light
Color and Light Seminar

Color & Light Seminar >
The Language of Color, Appearance and Light is a lively, hands-on interactive workshop that can dramatically improve your understanding of lighting, color science and measurement.

December 4, 2014 - Louisville, KY


Webinar: Instrumentation for LED Test & Measurement
This highly attended webinar on September 23, 2014 drew a great audience from the LED community. It explored the powerful solutions for determining luminous flux, luminous intensity, color parameters, spectrum, and spatial radiation patterns of LEDs. An interactive Q&A session followed the presentation. 

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November 2014 Edition

> Case Study: Sea Turtles protected by LED Measurement

> Up and Coming Display Technology Innovations

> New Thermal Cameras May Help Detect Ebola

> Light Up the Skyline: LEDs Transform City Landscapes


Product Spotlight

CL-500A Illuminance Spectrophotometer

CL-500A Illuminance Spectrophotometer

Ideal for facility manager's or lighting designer's tool belt, the CL-500A helps evaluate of next-generation lamps based on color rendering index (CRI), illuminance, chromaticity and the color temperature. This instrument is well suited to measuring narrow bandwidth light sources, including LEDs, OLEDs, ultra-high pressure lamps (UHP), etc. Learn More >


Video Spotlight

CL-500A Illuminance Spectrophotometer Video

CL500A Illuminance Spectrophotometer: What's New

The new CL-500A Illuminance Spectrophotometer joins Konica Minolta Sensing’s full line of high quality illuminance meters. Both DIN and JIS standards are met, ensuring the highest accuracy and repeatability when measuring the illuminance and chromaticity of light.
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