Lightfair 2013 Show Highlights – A Blogger’s-Eye Perspective
Lightfair 2013’s vast exhibit space overflowed with innovative products that embodied the show’s theme; "The Future Illuminated. Join All LED Lighting's Editor-in-Chief Keith Dawson for an insider’s look at Lightfair as he compares notes with Founding Editor Lee Goldberg and site blogger Bill Reisenauer about the latest products, technologies, and industry trends they spotted.
All members of the All LED blogforce agreed that innovation was apparent in everything from smart streetlights and fashion-forward chandeliers to Philips Lumileds’ eye-popping videosphere. LightFair’s 2013 innovation award winners included Philips "BoldPlay", GE’s Cooledge "Light Sheets”, and Dow Corning’s "Moldable Silicones" which won the show’s Technical Innovation Award. In addition, the blogger’s conversations with lighting control manufacturers revealed that beauty and brains often go hand-in-hand as companies like Daintree Networks, Lutron, Levitton, and Metrolight use embedded intelligence to enhance the efficiency, convenience and quality of experience their products deliver.