A LiFi solution was recognized as being among the best and brightest lighting products to be released in the past year at the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, held last week in Chicago. LIGHTFAIR® International’s 2018 LFI Innovation Awards® saw an independent panel of lighting professionals select 18 winners in 14 categories from a pool of 238 entries.
LumEfficient received a judge’s citation award for its recently launched LiFi solution. LiFi is an emerging technology that uses light to deliver faster, more secure wireless Internet connections than WiFi.
ALPHABET Lighting®, a division of LEDRAbrands®, captured the award for most innovative product of the year for its NU Vector Series Downlights, which possess Bluetooth beam control.
Acuity Brands’ Juno FlexConnect™ luminaires earned top honours for design excellence. With applications including wall grazing and washing, the luminaires feature a linear optic system that is touted as the industry’s tiniest and most configurable.
Crestron picked up a technical innovation award for its SolarSync™ daylight sensor, which has the capability to automatically align indoor light levels with daylight levels based on the colour temperature of ambient lighting.