On 1 September 2016, Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced the opening of its new Lighting Application Centre (LAC) at the Philips APAC Centre in Singapore. Philips LAC serves growing demands for the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected systems in growth markets -- ASEAN Pacific, India, Japan, Middle East & Turkey, Russia & Central Asia, and the Africas. With Singapore as the company’s regional hub, its LAC supports the testing and development of innovative applications for connected and sustainable systems.
In addition, the LAC serves as the largest and only demonstration space for Philips Lighting in ASEAN Pacific, featuring the latest digital lighting innovations- interactive multimedia pixel wall, multi-experience stadium lighting, visual light communications for indoor positioning, warehouse lighting, Power-over-Ethernet for offices, luminous panels and textiles, connected street lighting and more.
Through its System Centre team, the company is working with retail, industry and education partners in Singapore to see how innovative lighting solutions can boost sales and lower maintenance costs. Partners include Capitaland, Toll Global Logistics, Temasek Polytechnic and Admiralty Secondary School.