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At LED by Vision we are renowned for internal and outdoor LED lighting products, car park and street lighting solutions. Energy efficient, cost saving, low carbon footprint lighting products and designs are our forte. Your lighting needs are safe in our hands.

As responsible, accredited professionals we are always pleased to hear about innovations, a maximisation of safety levels and how lighting can improve everyday lives. That’s why our team were keen to learn more about a Dutch initiative that is having a positive, potentially lifesaving, impact.

Smartphone Zombies

We’ve all become accustomed to seeing smartphone zombies, these are phone users who are so busy typing, playing games or viewing their screens that they place themselves at risk, and the people around them, because they are not alert to their surroundings. A high percentage are children and young adults.

One town in the Netherlands has taken a novel approach. They have installed street lighting solutions on the pavements at a pedestrian crossing. This allows smartphone zombies to realise they are at a roadside and that when the light changes to green they are safe to cross the road. This mimics the traffic light colours so it’s universally understood.

A little disapproval has occurred. Pavement lighting is “rewarding bad behaviour” in the view of the VVN road safety organisation but local councillors in Bodegraven are wholly positive about the lighting strips installations in the locality of three schools. They’re of the opinion that smartphone zombies exist and the issue must be tackled.

The lighting company involved hopes to roll out their pavement lighting in other towns and cities. Meanwhile, in the German city of Augsberg, residents are piloting a similar lighting scheme.

This could be the safest LED lighting for a global generation of smartphone zombies.

Pavement Street Lighting Coming to the UK?

As yet, there’s no word that the UK will trial pavement lighting but if they do, we’ll be ready to set to work.

LED by Vision already has an outstanding range of street lighting solutions and outdoor LED lighting products that maximise safety and we’re always happy to help our clients to enhance ease of movement and alertness with optimum energy and cost savings.

Our car park and street lighting solutions come in the form of Stratus, our innovative and high performance outdoor LED lighting range.

  • Available at 35w, 65w, 100w, 135w, 165w, 200w and 230w.
  • Saves 95% on maintenance.
  • 50000 hours lifespan.
  • Daylight natural and warm colour options.
  • Instant on.
  • Surface mounted lighting (SMD) outdoor LED lighting.
  • ECA qualifying.
  • Carbon Trust accredited.
  • Install heights from 3m to 20m+.
  • Equipped with Philips (Lumileds) chips - Delivers close to 120 lumens/watt.
  • Optional photocell/ability to work with solar PV (Photo Voltaic) technology.
  • Meanwell power source.
  • 5 year guarantee.
  • Flicker free.
  • Zero UV emissions.

Other Outdoor LED lighting:

80/120/140 Watt floodlight:

  • Up to 74% energy savings.
  • 95% maintenance savings.

20-50 Watt compact floodlight:

  • Up to 75% energy savings.
  • 95% maintenance savings.

Why not ask us about our street lighting solutions? We’re proud to be leading the way.

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