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IES Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The IES recognized members for technical and service achievements at the 2019 Annual Conference in August.

San Diego smart LED street lights help police, garner ACLU interest

Cameras on the street-light poles generally provide the city with anonymized data, but police have used the raw footage to both convict and clear citizens of crimes.

Visa Lighting’s “Narrowest Aperture Medical Light” Selected for 2019 IES Progress Report

Product designers and engineers developed a new solution for lighting the patient space—without crowding medical equipment. This year, the 2019 IES Progress Report recognizes Visa Lighting’s “Lenga,” a
dual-unit overbed slot luminaire for patient room lighting.

Scientists Discover New Property of Light

Researchers in the U.S. and Spain recently announced they have discovered a new property of light, called self-torque. They found that light can be twisted.

Lighting Research Center Announces Keynote Speaker for 2019 Summit

Roger Beachy, former director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will deliver a presentation on global challenges faced in agriculture and food systems.