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Anchor Lighting sets up LED Lighting Experience Centre

One of India’s leading lighting solution manufacturer, Anchor Lighting, has unveiled its first state-of-the-art LED lighting showroom in Mumbai. The ‘touch and feel’ experience store houses a wide variety of home decorative lighting concepts and solutions.

With an in-house simulation room, customers will be able to view the lighting effects of various kinds of lighting fixtures and installation options in different settings. The showroom brings alive, ample possibilities of LED lighting and helps customers understand how the integrated lighting solution works in a given home environment. It will also have a comprehensive range of lighting solutions for the entire home. The 47 new models that will be available at the showroom include Large Ceiling Light, Compact Ceiling Light, Chandelling (chandelier-like decorative ceiling light), Down-light, Line Light and Wall bracket models.

Speaking on the launch, Makoto Kitano, Director of Lighting Business Division and Vice President of Eco Solutions Company said, “Driven by our commitment to the Indian consumer and the local market, this new LED lighting experience centre will help us serve our customers better with our best-in-the-class products. It will encompass our overall approach to impeccable quality assurance, demonstrating the importance of stylish, carefully-crafted lighting in the daily lives of our consumers.” He further added, “Anchor contributes significantly to Panasonic overall turnover and we are hoping to drive increment in the market share from this segment in the coming years.”

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Reliance Retail to shut 16 iStores in India

If reports are to be believed, Apple’s plans to expand retail presence in India has hit a roadblock, as the partner Reliance Retail shuts 16 of the existing 20 iStores in India. The stores are being shut as the store designs are not upto the standards set by Apple.

The norms laid by Apple and not followed  by Reliance includes high ceilings, white LED lighting, wooden floors and set size of display tables. While Reliance feels that these norms will not be feasible in Indian market.

The shut stores will be transformed in to Reliance Digital Xpress stores, which Reliance Retail is expanding as a concept.

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Philips launches Hue; the smart lighting bulbs

The global lighting innovators, Philips launches Hue, the world’s smartest web-enabled LED home lighting system.

The new launch brings a new era in home lighting, creating a whole new experience. It allows you to create and control the light using your smartphone or tablet. The new innovation was showcased at Philips Innovation Campus in Bangalore, the biggest lighting software center for Philips globally.
Hue brings endless possibilities to help you get creative and personalsze your lighting to suit yours and your family’s lifestyle.  A starter pack includes three bulbs that simply screw into your existing lamps, and a bridge that you plug into your home Wi-Fi router.
These multi-coloured bulbs work through network connectivity and cloud control. The bulbs connect wirelessly to the Ethernet-connected space. The Hue bulbs also enable a person to change the brightness and colour of the light with an app on the smartphone or tablet, wherever one is at home or anywhere outside. Hue is the perfect lighting innovation to create ambiance, or make the home energy usage more efficient.
Light plays a major role in all our lives, and hence it  can be a great boost to uplift our moods, feelings and health!

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