Top 5 Stories from Strategies in Light - Feb. 14, 2018
From Day 1 of Strategies in Light: LEDs Magazine chief editor Maury Wright reports on the opening Investor Forum and analyst Philip Smallwood's sneak peek at the packaged LED report, which will be discussed in greater depth in our next video. In the new opening-day keynote session, Tridonic executive Guido van Tartwijk warned the solid-state lighting industry to move beyond its focus on energy savings due to expectations of price erosion; added value is a must for success. Architect Michael Pawlyn proposed biomimicry as the best way to design SSL that delivers light the way nature intended. An exhibit from Fulham focused on emergency lighting components that meet strict California energy codes - an improvement for emergency lighting design - along with a new paper demystifying regulatory policy for lighting designers. Finally, Seoul Semiconductor's SunLike packaged LED technology was highlighted on the show floor with an early-stage product demonstrated by Ledra.