Design Thinking in Practice: interventions for product improvement

   ilumi incorporates customer feedback in continuous improvement process   “Design thinking” is a practice for creating user-centric products using methods the great product designers have advanced over the years. It is being increasingly adopted worldwide to create products and services which place the customer at the very center of the design process. At its […]

Sanjay Manandhar, Founder CEO Aerva Inc (A digital signage leader) on Dr. Chips I worked with Dr Chips when he was at Osram-Sylvania–Dr Chips sees innovative technologies and novel business models long before it is evident to others. It was his initiative that Aerva trialed our cloud-based technology with some of Sylvania’s customers. In reality, Dr. Chips had worked out a whole new business unit that allowed […]

“UpCycle” lighting products for a sustainability beyond energy savings

The circular economy as it is known, is a new wave and possibly an extension of the so-called “shared economy”. This is well established in the home appliance, automotive and electronics industry. The same skill set can be brought forward to the lighting industry. The following presentation makes the case and shows a path to implementing […]

The Future of Lighting: Going beyond the bulb

The transformation in the lighting industry due to LEDs is referred to as one of the “fastest technology shifts in human history” by Goldman Sachs. This is an incredible observation for someone who participated in this transformation from before it was considered even likely in the mid 90’s. The previous such transformation was the conversion from […]