News

June 22, 2020

Whipsaw Spotlights Glint Hero in New Q&A

Gabrielle Whelan of industrial design, user experience and engineering consulting firm WHIPSAW recently interviewed members of Glint (including VP of Product Andrew Kim) and the WHIPSAW team for 10 Questions about what makes the disruptive new Hero luminaire so special and why it has been sweeping up several major 2020 lighting industry awards.

June 15, 2020

Electrical News Honors LFIA Winners Front and Center in June Issue

Glint is pleased to appear prominently on Page 1 of Electrical News’ June edition, called out as the 2020 LightFair Innovation Awards Design Excellence category Winner. The Hero will be launching in Q3 2020. Stay tuned for more details!

June 10, 2020

Glint’s Hero featured in LEDs Magazine article about Luminaire Design Evolution

Maury Wright, Editor-in-Chief of LEDs Magazine, published a June article about advancements in LED luminaire design which both prominently features Glint’s Hero with Light Shift technology, and also highlights Glint as having won the magazine’s Sapphire Award for the same this year.

May 26, 2020

Glint honored with German Innovation Award Gold title for Lighting

The German Design Council, established in 1953 as an initiative of the German federal parliament, has honored Glint Lighting’s Hero Luminaire with the German Innovation Award “Gold” title for Lighting. Hero distinguished itself among over 700 entries judged with a focus on user centricity.

The German Innovation Awards jury citation noted:

“Glint Hero offers movable LEDs that can be easily aligned with a joystick integrated into the housing. This makes it possible to have exact, evenly distributed and glare-free lighting in rooms without swivelling the lights themselves. The spotlights can even be entirely recessed into the ceiling. A smart innovation that is obviously intended for practical use and provide[s] true added value.”

May 15, 2020

Glint Hero wins the coveted “Design Excellence Award” in the 2020 LightFair Innovation Awards (LFIA)

The prestigious LightFair Innovation Awards highlight the lighting industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced in the past 12 months. Glint is proud to announce that Hero won as the top innovation in its category and was recognized in the entire field for Design Excellence.

May 14, 2020

Glint Named by U.S. DOE Among SBIR Grant Recipients

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office has included Glint Lighting among Phase I Release 2 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant participants.

Of the inclusion, Andrew Kim, VP of Product, states,”Glint Lighting is honored to receive this financial award to advance its novel solid-state lighting technologies. Glint’s new lighting platform will provide never-before-possible flexibility and efficiency in making custom light patterns for beautiful, safe, and comfortable environments.”

May 12, 2020

Glint will be featured on the small screen! “California by Design: Innovations” program on CBS, June 27

Glint is excited to be featured in the new TV series called “California by Design: Innovations.” The producers filmed the Hero track luminaire in action at a museum installation in late 2019 with our friend, Larry French FIALD. The show will premier at 7pm, Saturday June 27 on CBS 5 in the Bay Area, and 3pm, Saturday June 27 on CBS 2 in Los Angeles. Repeats of the series will be on their sister channels – KCAL in LA at 5:30pm on the same Saturday each week and KBCW in the Bay Area on Sundays at 11:30am.

April 24, 2020

Glint Hero is featured in UK’s April/May 2020 arc Magazine amongst “What You Should Have Seen [at Light + Building]”

Hero is shown on magazine page 113 (page 123 of the flippable PDF) as something that, had L+B taken place, was a highlight of the show. Quite an honor to be set apart from the rest in the biggest light show in the world.

February 13, 2020

Glint wins a 2020 Sapphire Award by LEDs Magazine for Hero in the Indoor Troffer, Track, and Downlight SSL Luminaire Design category

Glint is proud to announce industry recognition of Hero with a prestigious Sapphire Award. Sapphire Awards are aimed at assessing the ongoing improvement in light output and experience with LEDs, overcoming early shortcomings of SSL products based on lessons learned via the combined efforts of lighting designers, specifiers, and manufacturers looking to achieve product reliability and project sustainability outcomes.

February 2, 2020

Glint Hero Awarded 2020 Design Plus+ Award, powered by Light+Building!

Despite the Light+Building show being cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Design Plus+ award winners were announced on schedule, and Glint is pleased to share that the Glint Hero with Light Shift Technology WON!

January 29, 2020

Glint speaks at the U.S. Department of Energy

We were pleased to have our very own Andrew Kim, VP of Product, presenting January 29th, 2020, at the U.S. DOE Lighting R&D Workshop in San Diego. Andrew spoke about light extraction from LEDs and what’s required of LEDs for next generation lighting products, plus opportunities to improve light extraction in fixtures and systems.

Glint loves speaking engagements!

January 6, 2020

LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards program includes Glint among sixth year’s finalists

The shortlist of products across 17 LED and SSL categories shows that the industry is serious about honing its collective craft.

December 7, 2019

Glint Recognized with a 2019 LIT Award!

The LIT Design Awards™ recognize the efforts of talented international lighting product designers and lighting designers. Glint is excited to announce that Hero is a winner in the Track Lighting category.

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