Acuity

Lighting

LEDs Lighting the Path Towards Location Based Services

April 27th, 2015
Lighting

Acuity Brands & Sensity Systems team up to accelerate the Internet of Things

March 26th, 2015
Lighting

Acuity Brands Acquires Distech Controls for $252m to Expand Further into Building Automation

Acuity Brands has just acquired Intelligent Building Automation And Energy Management company Distech Controls for $252.8 million. Canadian based Distech has some innovative products to control HVAC, Access Control and Video Surveillance in Buildings; allowing connectivity and analysis of different systems. It generated $55.7m in sales last year, meaning Acuity paid an exit sales multiple […]

Smart Buildings

The Global Market for LED Lighting in Buildings will Reach $10.3 Billion by the End of 2014, Predicts Memoori Research

Memoori estimates that revenue from the global LED Lighting market for buildings hit $8.1 billion in 2013 and will rise to around $10.3 billion by the end of 2014. The market will have grown still further to total almost $23 billion by 2018 – http://memoori.com/portfolio/led-lighting-in-buildings-2014-to-2018/ This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the […]

Lighting

The Importance of Intellectual Property (IP) in LED Lighting

The biggest companies in the lighting and semiconductor industries collectively hold hundreds of patents relating to areas including raw materials, chip fabrication, packaging and associated “secondary emission” phosphor processes which turn blue light into white. IP development is a cornerstone of the competitiveness of this industry. A key strategy for survival is to out-innovate the […]

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