Viva-Lite http://www.viva-lite.de Viva-Lite http://www.viva-lite.de/tl_files/img/logo.png http://www.viva-lite.de 50 50 en Viva-Lite LED T5 Röhren http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-led-t5-röhren.html ]]> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:22:58 -0500 Viva-Lite LED T8 Röhren http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-led-t8-röhren.html ]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:47:20 -0500 LED Panel Seilaufhängung http://www.viva-lite.de/led-panel-seilaufhängung.html ]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 09:09:15 -0500 LED Panel Aufputzrahmen http://www.viva-lite.de/led-panel-aufputzrahmen.html ]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 08:21:14 -0500 Smart LED luminaire CIELA lamps http://www.viva-lite.de/LED_luminaire_CIELA.html A light source that allows people to live closer to their circadian rhythm. Smart LED luminaire CIELA lamps by VIVA-LITE come with a six-channel mixing technology as a recessed, a surface and a suspended mounting type. Through LEDs that mimic natura... ]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:35:42 -0500 LED Wandleuchte "Naturlicht" http://www.viva-lite.de/led-wandleuchte-naturlicht.html LED Lampen überzeugen durch ihre enorm lange Lebensdauer und geringe Wärmeentwicklung. NEU IN UNSERER PRODUKTPALETTE: Die Viva-Lite Wandleuchte mit integrierter LED-Beleuchtung ]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 11:03:15 -0500 Viva-Lite LED Panel http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-led-panel-265.html Extra schmaler Rahmen ]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 17:27:47 -0500 Viva-Lite LED MR16 http://www.viva-lite.de/led-mr16-262.html Alternative zu normalen Halogen ]]> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 22:00:40 -0500 LED Pflanzenlicht http://www.viva-lite.de/led-pflanzenlicht.html Jede Pflanze benötigt Sonnenlicht, um zu wachsen und zu gedeihen. Das heißt, Pflanzen brauchen ein ganz bestimmtes Lichtspektrum, damit optimale Voraussetzungen für die Photosynthese geschaffen werden. Es existieren bestimmte Lichteigenscha... ]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:54:34 -0500 Male/ female connector set http://www.viva-lite.de/male-female-connector-set.html ]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:34:35 -0500 Connection wire with connector http://www.viva-lite.de/connection-wire-with-connector.html available with 200cm & 15cm ]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:38:32 -0500 Middle connector http://www.viva-lite.de/middle-connector.html ]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:33:09 -0500 Middle wire with 2 connectors http://www.viva-lite.de/middle-wire-200cm-with-2-connectors.html available with: 200 cm & 15 cm ]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:28:57 -0500 Receiver for up to ten zones http://www.viva-lite.de/receiver-for-up-to-ten-zones.html for dimmer 2182-00 ]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:10:52 -0500 Receiver with push dim function http://www.viva-lite.de/receiver.html for dimmer 2180-00/ 2181-00 ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:42:30 -0500 RF Wall Mounted Touch Panel http://www.viva-lite.de/rf-wall-mounted-touch-panel.html This controller sends RF signal to receivers and doesn't need a cable. ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:33:38 -0500 Wall Panel Dimmer http://www.viva-lite.de/wall-panel-dimmer.html Portable rotary RF dimmer with 256 levels logarithmic dimming from 0.1-100% Simple and friendly use for dimming and switching ON/OFF for 1 zone controlled Wireless, it's easy to change the battery ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:28:53 -0500 Remote Control Dimmer http://www.viva-lite.de/remote-control-dimmer.html The remote control dimmer and its receiver is a 5 Zone RF Wireless LED Dimmer. It lets you individually control up to five different zones independently or in a group ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:26:10 -0500 Aluminium Profil 2,5m http://www.viva-lite.de/led-streifen-aluminium-profil-2-5m.html Für Viva-Lite LED Streifen ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:14:14 -0500 MeanWell Netzteil 24V dimmbar http://www.viva-lite.de/meanwell-netzteil-90w-24v-dimmbar.html Für Viva-Lite LED Streifen geeignet ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:40:16 -0500 MeanWell Netzteil für Viva-Lite LED Streifen http://www.viva-lite.de/meanwell-netzteil-für-viva-lite-led-streifen.html LED Netzteil 24V ]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 20:42:55 -0500 Vollspektrum LED Streifen Lichtband http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-led-streifen-lichtband.html Das Viva-Lite LED Lichtband wird den vielseitigen Bedürfnissen an ein modernes Lichtsystem gerecht und sorgt als Leuchtmittel in Vollspektrumqualität für besseres Sehen sowie leichteres Arbeiten und Lernen durch Tageslicht. Das Viva-Lite Li... ]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:14:43 -0500 Viva-Lite Deckenleuchte CHANDRA http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-deckenleuchte-chandra.html Neuheit: Die erste LED Deckenleuchte mit Viva-Lite Spektrum. 10 Helligkeitsstufen & 10 Farbtemperaturstufen. Beide können je nach Bedarf per Fernbedienung eingestellt werden. LEDs sind nicht nur wirtschaftlich, sondern haben dank Viva-Lite auch n... ]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:12:03 -0500 Viva-Lite Deckenleuchte CIRCULI http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-deckenleuchte-circuli.html Neuheit: Die erste LED Deckenleuchte mit Viva-Lite Spektrum. 10 Helligkeitsstufen & 10 Farbtemperaturstufen. Beide können je nach Bedarf per Fernbedienung eingestellt werden. LEDs sind nicht nur wirtschaftlich, sondern haben dank Viva-Lite auch n... ]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:09:58 -0500 Adapter E27 - GU10 http://www.viva-lite.de/adapter-e27-gu10-236.html ]]> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:56:16 -0500 Adapter B22 auf E27 http://www.viva-lite.de/adapter-e27-b22-233.html ]]> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:05:10 -0500 Viva-Lite table lamp http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-table-lamp.html The first LED table lamp with Viva-Lite spectrum. LEDs are not only economically, but have thanks to Viva-Lite also a high-quality spectrum that can bathe the room in a light similar to daylight - for many years. ]]> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 19:33:39 -0500 How light affects sleep quality http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Posted by Maya Pillai. If you've ever stared at the ceiling while your partner slept soundly beside you, you've probably investigated most insomnia solutions known. The question then is, do you know what the impact of light is? It has bec... ]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:04:14 -0500 How Light Affects the Brain http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Have you ever wondered how something as simple and commonplace as the light that surrounds us can influence our body chemistry and state of mind? In recent years, the impact of light in our lives has been dissected and analyzed. Where once n... ]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:13:14 -0500 Keeping SAD Away http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Post written by Maya Pillai. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is the modern name for episodes of depression that occur during the winter months. SAD is found more in women than in men and by people who live in places with long winter nights... ]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:25:32 -0500 Vollspektrum LED E27 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-led-e27.html Bei Stiftung Warentest (10/2015) mit der Note 1,8 GUT bewertet! Eine energieeffiziente Alternative zu E27 Kompaktleuchtstofflampen mit dem beliebten Viva-Lite Vollspektrum Tageslicht. Enthält kein Quecksilber! ]]> Sat, 16 Jun 2012 15:09:51 -0500 Seedlings Started Under Lights vs. On A Windowsill http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: blog Seedlings Started Under Lights vs. On A Windowsill "In early February I started some broccoli seeds the way I normally do, under a bank of full spectrum florescent light tubes. At the same time, using the same seeds, the same... ]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:00:55 -0500 Italian village builds its own sun http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:00:26 -0500 Do you know what motivates your staff? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Ignite Do you know what motivates your staff? "Most people in the technology industry are generally considered smart, and highly skilled in math, logic and problem solving. However, these highly developed technical skills usually... ]]> Sun, 08 Apr 2012 15:00:14 -0500 What Can Pose a Greater Cancer Risk than Smoking? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Psychology Today: What Can Pose a Greater Cancer Risk than Smoking? A recent study published in the British Medical Journal (online) raised questions about sleeping pills. The careful work that was done on this study demonstrates a str... ]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:00:42 -0500 Aging Eyes Blamed For Seniors' Health Woes http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Slashdot Title Aging Eyes Blamed For Seniors' Health Woes Dr. Martin Mainster has written extensively about the effects of the aging eye on health, estimate that by age 45, the photoreceptors of the average adult receive just 50 ... ]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 14:45:17 -0500 Hotel horror: Mirror, mirror, who's that in my bathroom? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Detroit Free Press Title Hotel horror: Mirror, mirror, who's that in my bathroom? Gray skin, haggard wrinkles and bags under the eyes. It's like watching a horror movie, except it's me. What kind of sadist puts overhead fluoresc... ]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:45:06 -0500 Jumping Spiders Use Image Defocusing For Depth Perception http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Webvision Title Jumping Spiders Use Image Defocusing For Depth Perception The experiment was one of those experiments that is elegant in its simplicity. When using just green light to illuminate prey, the spiders were always accur... ]]> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:45:03 -0500 Seasonal Vinyasa Yoga for Winter http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: 8 Limbs Yoga Blog Title Seasonal Vinyasa Yoga for Winter The main intention behind my winter seasonal vinyasa practices is to help you ward off typical Kapha imbalances by raising your core temperature, enhancing your metabolism, ... ]]> Sun, 26 Feb 2012 14:45:00 -0500 5 Tips to Get Your Body Rhythm Back http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: MindBodyGreen - your guide to wellness Title: 5 Tips to Get Your Body Rhythm Back Do you feel like you're out of sync? Here are some tips to help get your rhythm back... Tip 3: Make sure you get natural light. Just as we need da... ]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 12:54:08 -0500 Illuminating the biological basis of light therapy http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Capital City Weekly Title Illuminating the biological basis of light therapy Light therapy has been of medical interest for centuries and many pre-modern hospitals included a solar room for patients. However, only in recent decades... ]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 14:45:00 -0500 My New Studio http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Life's A Sketch My New Studio Whoopie!!!! I've just completed moving all my art supplies from our dining room, living room, and spare bed room into my newly renovated basement. The first photo is the finished painted concrete floo... ]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:45:12 -0500 What Makes Us Happy http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Trans World Network What Makes Us Happy This premise, that humanity has evolved for million of years to live in, thrive in, and enjoy a specific environment (notably the warm, sunny climate of sub-Saharan Africa), logically assume... ]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 15:59:34 -0500 How to: Have a Happier Winter http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Seaholm Highlander How to: Have a Happier Winter With the holidays over and Spring break months away, the winter may seem like a long unnecessary cycle of overcast skies and frigid temperatures. A combination of shorter days, l... ]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:59:15 -0500 Stop Flirting & Commit : Rules of Engagement With Colour http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: those3chicks Stop Flirting & Commit : Rules of Engagement With Colour Just as with any budding attraction, should you bring it home with you, you might be surprised how it looks like in a different light. Colours which look great ... ]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:08:13 -0500 Aiming for an employee-friendly office environment http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 15:07:49 -0500 Good heavens, how much light! http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In a treat for Finnish readers of our blog - we've got a link today to a recent radio interview given by Viva-Lite partner, Ilkka Pekanheimo of AD-Lux Finland. This link will be valid until the 12th of February 2012. In this interview the point i... ]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:23:18 -0500 Snippet: Design Ideas to Brighten Up Your Brownstone http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Daily Heights Design Ideas to Brighten Up Your Brownstone Depending on the angle of your Brownstone (or if you have a corner lot) it can be a bit difficult to brighten up your living space with just natural light. This makes it v... ]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 15:16:45 -0500 Snippet: Herbs for the winter windowsill http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: ReminderNews Herbs for the winter windowsill Growing herbs indoors is not difficult, as long as their few cultural requirements are met. The two most important factors for the successful growth of herbs indoors are light and moistu... ]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:12:53 -0500 Snippet: Bookstore bucks recession ... http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: KSL.com Utah Bookstore bucks recession trend with innovation...and psychics It is also one of the first stores in Utah to install "mood lighting." Full spectrum lighting is typically used as light therapy for those with seasonal ... ]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:09:26 -0500 Snippet: How to choose an indoor garden light system http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: The Seattle Times How to choose an indoor garden light system The most important condition is light. By understanding how plants use light, and the many lighting options available today, you can put together a lighting system that... ]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 15:03:01 -0500 Snippet: Make winter enjoyable by using all five senses http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: TulsaWorld Make winter enjoyable by using all five senses Light is the most crucial cure for winter blues. "Open the shades and soak up as much natural light as you can," says Keller, who is a feng shui consultant and yoga instru... ]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:21:48 -0500 Snippet: UVB Radiation Affects ... http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Source: Honors College Thesis, Oregon State University UVB Radiation Affects the Quality of the Female Sexual Attractiveness Pheromone of the Red-Sided Garter Snake In this study, pheromone and skin lipid samples collected from red-sided ... ]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 14:50:07 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 52) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:28:18 -0500 Best of 2011 - Care of Chickens and other birds http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In 2011, we found there was a revival of interest in raising chickens in as natural a way as possible. This may well be in response to media images of caged chickens kept in battery farms. So when so many people sta... ]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 08:29:12 -0500 Best of 2011 - Sleep http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Looking back on 2011 - another topic that seemed to be dear to many hearts was sleep, or the lack of it. While creating material on the subject of full-spectrum light we wrote about this topic a number of times. The key out-take is that we need ... ]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 08:28:51 -0500 Best of 2011 - Art http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Given that one of the most important reasons for using full-spectrum light is to get accurate colour perception and to see more clearly - it's no surprise to us that there are a number of artists working with full-spectrum light. We featured ... ]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 08:28:13 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 51) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. PHOTOGRAPHY Tutorial: Photographing quilts I am not a professional photographer, but I am c... ]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 10:58:33 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 50) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 15:14:36 -0500 How to make your own lightbulb http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ For most of us, a light-bulb is something we buy, a piece of technology beyond our casual understanding. This video shows how to make an emergency light-bulb with a piece of lead (from a pencil) and a power source. If you're looking for a p... ]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:32:51 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 49) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. ART Walk In Light Sculpture to combat winter blues from James Yamada American artist James Ya... ]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:06:23 -0500 Should you care what light your dentist is using? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ It has been said that matching natural teeth with an artificial restoration can be one of the most challenging procedures in restorative dentistry. So if you are the individual in the chair, what piece of basic infrastructure will you hope your ... ]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:42:50 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 48) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 11:16:11 -0500 How to make your home more inviting http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Over the time we're been looking at how people use full-spectrum light in their lives we've been fascinated by the number of articles written on how to incorporate them into the design of your homes. From specialist advice on how to light a bathr... ]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 10:04:12 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 47) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEALTH Retirees bask safely in artifical sunlight When he feels like it, Terence Bredin, 82... ]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 14:22:24 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 46) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 09:00:20 -0500 Is it time to revisit "go play outside" with our children? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Many adults will remember the phrase "go play outside" from their childhood. A phrase that always seemed to be uttered at a time when they most wanted to stay inside and watch TV. But time moves on, and now for many of us, it is time to start remindi... ]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 18:53:39 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 45) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. BIRDCARE Pigeon Talk - Newbie questions about room light and feeding Should I leave any lig... ]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 09:00:15 -0500 Getting ready for flu season http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Recent research conducted at the Jikei University School of Medicine in Japan and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrution looked into the relationship between Vitamin D levels and likelihood of contracting influenza. While their s... ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:44:51 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 44) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. RECOMMENDED READING On Bathroom Lighting There is hope in the form of the full spectrum light... ]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 11:29:23 -0500 Read faster! http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We live in what is known as the "knowledge economy". That means there is an incredible amount of material to read and absorb on a daily basis. Because of this there is a vibrant speed-reading industry where you can pay money to take courses that... ]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:05:25 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 43) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. WORK BETTER A LED Strip Light Jewelry Display Can Wow Your Customers Lighting should always... ]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 10:53:59 -0500 Full-Spectrum light on TV http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Recently Viva-Lite partner - AdLux were interviewed on Finnish TV. We have the video (in Finnish) here and the English translation below. If you'd like to skip ahead to the demonstration of how the colours look under different lights - this starts ... ]]> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 08:39:20 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 42) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEALTH Late blast of summer brings feelgood factor The full spectrum light improves the imm... ]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 14:37:16 -0500 Vitamin D and pain relief http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Vitamin D is a vitamin that the human body is able to source from both food and sunlight. In this recent overview of the medical research - Vitamin D: A Neglected 'analgesic' for chronic musculoskeletal pain - the authors made the following poi... ]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2011 09:08:43 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 41) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:17:27 -0500 What is the equinox all about? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ At 9.04am UTC on September the 23rd (find your time here) the September equinox takes place. At that moment the earth is neither tilted towards or away from the sun. Most of us know this as the day and night being of equal lengths. You can ... ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2011 11:19:58 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 40) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEALTH Why are more women depressed Other alternatives which show promise in small-scale trials... ]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:08:17 -0500 Circadian rhythms and how to check yours http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 16:10:13 -0500 Full-spectrum Light (issue 39) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEALTH How To Cure The End-Of-Summer Blues To try this out, get a lightbox or a lamp designed t... ]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 12:29:04 -0500 More uses for sunlight http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A search on "sunlight and laundry" predominantly brings up mentions of sunlight soap or detergent which just goes to show the branding power of such a powerful word as sunlight. But there is more to our relationship with sunlight than just a bloc... ]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2011 10:59:25 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 38) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. ART Setting up a Still Life Lighting is also important. If you want dramatic lighting, you can... ]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2011 15:01:59 -0500 What is the visible light spectrum and who is it visible to? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Many of us have learnt at school that the visible light spectrum is made up of seven colours ranging from red to violet. The colours being the same as the rainbows - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. You may also have learnt... ]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 13:29:05 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 37) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2011 16:27:01 -0500 Vollspektrum Tageslicht LED E14 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-tageslicht-led-e14.html Endlich wieder im Programm - Jetzt mit mehr Watt und verbesserter Leuchtkraft! ]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 21:50:20 -0500 A sun map of the world http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We all know that there is day and night. We all know there is summer and winter. But sometimes seeing these concepts in a visual manner at a global level, can present them in a different light. We found this real-time illustration of the s... ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2011 10:48:22 -0500 Winner of $100 of full-spectrum lighting announced! http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ [updated 24 October 2011] We've reached 1000 fans. Thank you to everyone who has "liked" us - we hope you're enjoying our regular articles. Congratulations to our winners! $100 voucher - Morgan Trestrail Bulbs Peter Ruby Desi Jatt... ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2011 19:34:10 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 36) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. WORK BETTER Home Improvement | Lighting Your Basement Home Office Ambient light can come from... ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 11:06:46 -0500 How accurate is your colour perception http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Our ability to perceive colour in the world around us is a combination of our ambient light quality and the state of the cones in our eyes. These cones in our eyes specialise in perceiving any one of the three different colour groups - red, gre... ]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 14:01:09 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 35) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEALTH Seeing the light: Shedding full-spectrum light on ADHD One of the most surprising wa... ]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2011 10:49:18 -0500 Jet Lag and Light http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Anyone who has suffered from trying to drag themselves through a normal workday after a long international trip, knows the discomfort caused by crossing time-zones. And yet it appears there is a simple remedy available. Jet lag is caused when ou... ]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 11:22:11 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 34) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. REPTILECARE Lack of UV light harming tuatara Without full-spectrum lighting, tuatara can suffer... ]]> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 13:56:51 -0500 Light exposure and carcinoma development http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In the early 1960s, experiments were conducted to see what impact light had on the development of cancer. A 2-year pilot study was undertaken by S.L. Gabby MD to determine the effects of different lighting regimes on C3H mice. C3H mice are chos... ]]> Sun, 07 Aug 2011 09:07:53 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 33) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. WORK BETTER Night and Day, and Day and Night Today will be a beautiful, sunny day (even by no... ]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2011 11:26:58 -0500 DIY Full-spectrum light http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Not all of us are privileged enough to have access to light whenever we want. Not everyone in the world has access to flick of the switch electricity. But one group of people that don't have these advantages, found their own solution - do-it-y... ]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2011 11:31:38 -0500 Full-spectrum light (issue 32) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. BIRDCARE Rooster gets his full spectrum light I try to give my birds some time under the ful... ]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 11:56:24 -0500 Why is circadian disruption relevant? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We recently found reference to an 2007 meeting report from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in the United States, where they discussed how best to conduct research on possible connections between lighting and health The bac... ]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 11:45:49 -0500 Full-spectrum light (issue 31) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEATH Acquiring Vitamin D through your...eyes? According to two researchers, German Ophthalmolo... ]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:38:08 -0500 Chickens, food miles and light quality. http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In a world where the average piece of food travels between 1,500 to 2,500 miles (4,000 km) every time it is delivered to your plate, what can you do to reduce your food mileage. For some the answer is a chicken coop in the backyard with three-fo... ]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 13:30:12 -0500 Full-spectrum light (issue 30) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. REPTILECARE How to Get Rid of Dark Colored Algae in a Tank Provide your tank with artificial ... ]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 12:12:56 -0500 Why is Melatonin so important? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The New York Times recently published an article entitled "In Eyes, a Clock Calibrated by Wavelengths of Light" that looks at what impact light has on us. The article discusses what our eyes do for us - not only do they allow us to see but they a... ]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:40:26 -0500 Full-spectrum Light (issue 29) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. BIRDCARE African Grey Parrot Lighting Basically, full spectrum has UVA and UVB wavelengths of l... ]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2011 17:35:08 -0500 Seasonal Affective Disorder - a summer or winter condition? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD) is most popularly known as a winter condition or "winter blues" - the condition being bought on by the onset of shorter days and less exposure to daylight. While 5% of the population are considered to be eff... ]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 11:24:01 -0500 Full-spectrum light (issue 28) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 11:40:16 -0500 Anaemia and Vitamin D http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A recently completed study by Johns Hopkins University has found a link between low levels of Vitamin D and anaemia in children. Anaemia occurs when the body has too few oxygen carrying red blood cells. Mild anaemia symptoms include fatigue, ligh... ]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 11:26:47 -0500 Full-spectrum Light (issue 27) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. Light Health For Pet Birds Exposure to natural light is very important for the proper absorptio... ]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2011 16:43:22 -0500 Does Vitamin D affect immune system response? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In a recent Science Daily article they report on an experiment published in the June 2011 edition of Infection and Immunity. The experiment covered in the article showed that laboratory-grown gingival cells treated with vitamin D boosted their pr... ]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:09:52 -0500 4th International Full-Spectrum Light conference http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The 4th Annual Viva-Lite International Partners conference is being held in Budapest, Hungary on the 18th of June, 2011. Viva-Lite partners from around the world will be meeting shortly to discuss latest research and studies on full-spectrum lighti... ]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:24:45 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 26) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. WORK BETTER Empirical Studies on the Effects of Lighting in the Classroom Information compiled... ]]> Mon, 13 Jun 2011 13:21:23 -0500 To sunblock or not to sunblock? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In many countries today, the ubiquitous summer message is some variant of "slip, slop, slap" (New Zealand's - "slip into a shirt, slop on some sunscreen and slap on a hat"). The message is so entrenched that it would seem close to criminally negli... ]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:18:55 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 25) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 18:20:15 -0500 Art, light and sound http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 12:50:01 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 24) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 10:44:40 -0500 Light quality and the relationship to fertility http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Several recently published articles have looked at the relationship of light to the female ovulation cycle. From the anecodotal description of the Burnett Park Zoo in Syracuse installing sunlight-simulating bulbs to reduce vandalism and then d... ]]> Mon, 30 May 2011 12:17:25 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 26 May 2011 11:11:45 -0500 Full-spectrum Light and Colour Perception http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Each year in Hungary, the Costruma expo welcomes over 60,000 visitors to meet more than 600 exhibitors from over 19 countries. This year, Viva-Lite partners, FL TRADE Kft. exhibited Viva-Lite full-spectrum bulbs. The stand, which focused on show... ]]> Mon, 23 May 2011 10:42:41 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 22) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 18 May 2011 17:06:25 -0500 Vitamin D and Pneumonia http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A new study publicised in the New Zealand Herald this week looks at the relationship between severe Vitamin D deficiencies and deaths from pneumonia. The study completed at Waikato Hospital looked at blood samples of the 112 patients hospitalised... ]]> Sun, 15 May 2011 20:40:18 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 21) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 12 May 2011 09:40:43 -0500 The most artistic house in the world! http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Built in Turku, Finland for artist Jan-Erik Andersson's Doctorate in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, the Life on a Leaf house has been described as unique. "The form of the Leaf House is unique. By day it resembles a strange h... ]]> Thu, 05 May 2011 22:12:53 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 20) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 02 May 2011 17:45:48 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe GX24d-3 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-gx24d-3.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit GX24d3-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. Vielseitig einsetzbar. Sehr gut geeignet für kompakte Leuchten, wie z.B. Einbau- oder Anbaudownlights. Ideal für öffentliche Gebä... ]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 12:06:05 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe G24d-1 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-g24d-1.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit G24d1-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:53:09 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe G24q-3 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-g24q-3.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit G24q3-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. Vielseitig einsetzbar. Sehr gut geeignet für kompakte Leuchten, wie z.B. Einbau- oder Anbaudownlights. Ideal für öffentliche Gebäu... ]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:42:45 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe GX24d-2 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-gx24d-2.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit GX24d2-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:02:05 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 19) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 19:57:47 -0500 Latest trends in lamp design http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 09:20:03 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 18) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:36:00 -0500 Circadian disruption and breast cancer. http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:13:42 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 17) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 07:46:31 -0500 Is where you live making you SAD? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We found this wonderful little app that will tell you the daylight hours in any part of the world, at any time of the year. If you research your home and find a long period of little grey concerned faces or even worse the little blue sad faces, t... ]]> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 10:01:37 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 16) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Sun, 06 Feb 2011 12:49:19 -0500 Raising healthy chickens - why light matters. http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Research into how chickens perceive the world has given insights into how light is processed. A fluorescent bulb with a flicker can cause enormous stress and lack of UV light can impact everything from choosing a viable mate to finding sufficien... ]]> Thu, 03 Feb 2011 11:18:04 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 15) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Sun, 30 Jan 2011 15:29:20 -0500 Full-spectrum light in schools http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:07:57 -0500 Full-spectrum Light (issue 14) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:11:12 -0500 At the Kuopio Housing Fair in Finland http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 09:21:52 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 13) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:21:49 -0500 Do iPads Cause Insomnia? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 10:05:36 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 12) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:52:40 -0500 How light affects the brain http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 09:10:21 -0500 Full-Spectrum Light (issue 11) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:58:16 -0500 The Sun. What it really does to you. http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 10:24:38 -0500 Full-Spectrum Lighting (issue 10) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here. HEALTH Want a Good Night's Sleep? Then Never Do These Things Before Bed ... Even the tiniest bi... ]]> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 19:29:03 -0500 Insufficient lighting in nursing homes. http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 10:56:59 -0500 Full-spectrum lighting (issue 9) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Sun, 31 Oct 2010 18:50:19 -0500 Do we unconciously prefer Full-Spectrum light? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 06:49:08 -0500 Full-spectrum lighting (issue 8) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 14 Oct 2010 18:32:25 -0500 Alzheimer's and full-spectrum lighting http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Special lighting and window glass can help calm Alzheimer's patients, improving their quality of life and making life easier for their caregivers, according to a yearlong SIUC (Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Fall 2005) study. ... ]]> Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:08:43 -0500 Full-spectrum lighting (issue 7) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 19:21:02 -0500 Full-spectrum lighting (issue 6) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Sun, 12 Sep 2010 16:55:19 -0500 What is the relationship between sunlight and breast cancer? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ At Viva-Lite we are passionate about the role of light in peoples lives, to the extent that we created a range of light-bulbs that allow full-spectrum lighting indoors. This recent discussion we came across looks at the role of sunlight and cance... ]]> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 12:58:44 -0500 Carbonfund.org spotlights Viva-Lite http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 30 Aug 2010 13:31:18 -0500 Why do plants respond to full-spectrum light? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We recommend full-spectrum lighting for plantcare and also reference a number of other websites that do so. But have you ever wondered why plants respond so well to full-spectrum light? The answer lies in a plants anatomy - a part of the plan... ]]> Mon, 30 Aug 2010 11:24:23 -0500 Who's talking about full-spectrum lighting - issue 4 http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 12:00:13 -0500 Protect your eyesight as you age http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The chronological aging process is inevitable but the physical age we are can be positively influenced by many simple changes in our environment. One of the most common signs of aging is eyesight deterioration but in a recent published paper we se... ]]> Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:32:59 -0500 Who's talking about full-spectrum lighting - issue 3 http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 18 Aug 2010 12:28:32 -0500 Who's talking about full-spectrum lighting - issue 2 http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Tue, 10 Aug 2010 12:32:39 -0500 Who's talking about full-spectrum lighting? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Tue, 03 Aug 2010 20:05:34 -0500 Why are we Vitamin D deficient? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2010 13:06:30 -0500 Leading NZ Newspaper Reports On Device For measuring Vitamin D http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A recent New Zealand Herald article covers the groundbreaking research undertaken in New Zealand. A New Zealand engineer has invented a "cutting-edge" device to calculate just how much sunshine we need to stay healthy. It's exciting to see such res... ]]> Thu, 08 Jul 2010 11:11:15 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe G24-q1 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-g24-q1.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit G24q1-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:00:24 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe G24-d3 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-g24d3.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit G24-d3-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Sun, 20 Jun 2010 12:21:52 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe G24d-2 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-g24d2.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit G24d-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Sun, 20 Jun 2010 12:21:31 -0500 SAD? Then Catch the Sun http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Especially now mid winter is near it is easy to get depressed a little as we are getting up in the dark and come home at nightfall. It is called SAD, short for Seasonal Affective Disorder or winter depression. The main contributors to SAD are redu... ]]> Mon, 14 Jun 2010 22:37:07 -0500 Better Lighting For Your Computer http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 07 Jun 2010 20:39:14 -0500 Conflict Of Interest In Melanoma Study http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A University of Minnesota advocacy group may have "reverse-engineered" a study to bolster its own pre-existing anti-indoor tanning crusade, failing to properly cite the significance of conflicting data within its own paper, downplaying confounding da... ]]> Thu, 27 May 2010 18:43:34 -0500 Vitamin D Deficiencies At Epidemic Levels http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A team of doctors from the McGill University Health Centre in Canada was surprised to find that about 59 percent of people evaluated were deficient in vitamin D and about 25 percent were severely deficient. Published in the Journal of Clinical ... ]]> Fri, 21 May 2010 20:41:06 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe 2G7 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-2g7.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit 2G7-Sockel. ]]> Wed, 19 May 2010 15:47:31 -0500 Lights for Tulasi http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ From time to time we are checking the internet for what people say about Viva-Lite. That way we can learn a lot how our customers perceive our brand, products and services. For example see this feedback on namahatta.org and how well Viva-Lite wor... ]]> Mon, 26 Apr 2010 20:44:50 -0500 Incandescent Lamp Ban Could Increase Iceland's Carbon Footprint http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Halldor Steinsen was awarded his MSc at KTH Stockholm for research into the impacts of CFLi in the Icelandic market. His thesis makes interesting but disturbing reading Below is an extract from his conclusion: Using the constructed base case, i... ]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2010 20:55:38 -0500 Study of lighting and low vision in older people http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We investigated the influence of lighting on performance at activities of daily living in 24 older people with low vision from cataract and/or macular degeneration. Participants carried out four everyday tasks, each at three illuminances: 50 lu... ]]> Mon, 29 Mar 2010 11:11:10 -0500 A review towards hybrid lighting systems http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="115" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] This paper reviews developments in hybrid light guidance systems. In these daylight and electric light are simultaneously delivered into a building wh... ]]> Wed, 10 Mar 2010 11:21:01 -0500 Impressions From The Northern Light Fair http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In the following you can find some photo impressions from the Northern Light Fair in Stockholm (9.-13.2.2010). Thank you to Ilkka, Tuomo and Sarah for providing the images. [gallery link="file" columns="2"] ]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2010 18:03:35 -0500 The Colour Rendering Index (CRI) http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ We felt it is high time to write a brief blog article about the so-called "colour rendering index", or CRI as its abbreviation is called. The CRI is often quoted in "Ra" (general color rendering index). What does Wikipedia have to say about the C... ]]> Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:49:42 -0500 New Year Amaryllis - Happy And Alive! http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ First of all we wish all our customers, homepage visitors and business partners a healthy and successful Happy New Year! To celebrate this, we'd like to share a story with you from a client in the Netherlands: He is a specialist for rare plants an... ]]> Fri, 01 Jan 2010 10:41:40 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktleuchtstofflampe GX24-q2 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-gx24-q2.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit GX24q-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2009 19:13:35 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktlampe G24-q2 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktlampe-g24-q2.html Vollspektrale Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit G24q2-Sockel. Hervorragende Farbwiedergabe und lange Lebensdauer. ]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2009 19:12:16 -0500 Ingo Maurer's Euro Condom http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ As part of milan design week 09 the german designer Ingo Maurer unveiled 'the euro condom' created in response to new EU guidelines that will see frosted light bulbs banned. The product consists of a thin, heat-resistant silicone cover that turns... ]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2009 15:21:18 -0500 Museum Lighted with Viva-Lite http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The following photos were taken by our distributor EEBS in Austria before and after equipping one of his clients (a museum) with Viva-Lite Full Spectrum Lighting: [gallery] ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2009 16:24:11 -0500 Domus - Light To Live With. http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2009 23:00:27 -0500 Recycled Water Bottles Make A Nice Lampshade http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The following lampshade was made for energy saving lamps - simply from "Recycled Water Bottles". You'll not need much to accomplish this nice design yourself, simply a few empty water bottles (many coloured), 2l clear bottle, scissors, blade, adh... ]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2009 01:38:30 -0500 ESL & CFL Lights in Green Gadgets Competition http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2009 01:18:38 -0500 Life on a Leaf - a total work of art http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Have you ever wondered why among all these millions of box shaped buildings, you will never see a house shaped like a shoe, a flower or a leaf? [gallery link="file"] This is the question, which set out artist Jan-Erik Andersson on a long and a... ]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2009 20:52:08 -0500 A funny Colour and Reading Speed Test http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The following test is not only fun but also an eye opener to the way we study, read and so on. But let's go right to it. Instructions: 1) Name the following colours aloud from up to down. Say aloud, as if there is nobody else in your room. So st... ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:37:28 -0500 Sun helps to battle skin cancer? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A research team from the University of Leeds working with the US National Institutes of Health found a high level of vitamin D - suggestive of high sun exposure - protected patients with malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Those... ]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2009 22:52:03 -0500 Whom to call first in an Emergency? http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Not a typical entry about light this time, but a hopefully helpful hint anyway: Rescue workers often don't know whom to call in case of emergencies. Even though most people have a mobile phone, it usually has so many entries that it is difficult to d... ]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2009 11:31:05 -0500 Organic Goat Farm Lighted With Viva-Lite http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ In the Netherlands there is an organic goat farm which is now lighted with Viva-Lite. The farmer wanted to light up the barn with daylight so the milk production goes up. She also painted the ceiling which in combination with Viva-Lite it makes a ... ]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2009 02:30:30 -0500 Viva-Lite Valkeakoski Housing Fair Video http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The following video was taken on the Finnish Housing Fair in the City of Valkeakoski between 10 July - 9 August 2009. A special treat was one house lighted fully with VIVA-LITE and created by lighting designer Ilkka Pekanheimo from Ad-Lux: ... ]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2009 23:23:34 -0500 What Light Looks Like http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Have you ever wondered what light looks like? Sure, everybody remembers the prisms in school and the colors of the rainbow. But how good an energy saving lamp - often with its dull colors - really is you can check for yourself now. Dave - one of ... ]]> Wed, 05 Aug 2009 14:58:27 -0500 2nd International Full Spectrum Lighting Conference http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The 2nd international conference for Viva-Lite Full Spectrum Lighting was held in Fellbach, Germany during the last week of July 2009. Many interesting topics were exchanged and it was also decided which new full spectrum lighting models and prod... ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2009 01:55:39 -0500 Exhibiting Viva-Lite on Auckland Business Expo http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The following pictures were taken in Auckland Greenlane, New Zealand on the Business Expo 2009. The expo was a big success and the Viva-Lite stand received many visitors that were interested to learn more about full spectrum lighting.[gallery] ... ]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2009 01:31:16 -0500 Solving the Business Winter Blues http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Vero Excellence in Business Support Awards Finalist Viva-Lite has silently built a strong and loyal customer base with so-called "Full Spectrum Lights" - products aimed at solving typical effects caused by lack of natural light, often also referred t... ]]> Thu, 21 May 2009 08:25:48 -0500 Viva-Lite Full Spectrum Website Wins "eco site awards" http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Viva-Lite is happy to announce that it has won the eco site website award in the "Health" category. Eco Site Awards is the Website Awards Site To Help Promote Green Thinking in the categories of Health, Ecolo... ]]> Wed, 20 May 2009 15:59:07 -0500 PM to present Vero Excellence in Business Support Awards http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Hon John Key will present the Vero Excellence in Business Support Awards on 28 May in Auckland at a black-tie gala dinner attended by 600 business leaders. VIVA-LITE is a finalist in the awards and will be attenting... ]]> Sun, 10 May 2009 06:46:44 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktleuchtstofflampe GX24-q3 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktleuchtstofflampe-gx24-q3.html 4 Pin Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit vollem Spektrum. ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:46:27 -0500 Vollspektrum Kompaktleuchtstofflampe G23 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-kompaktleuchtstofflampe-g23.html Einröhrige Kompaktleuchstofflampe mit G23 Sockel. Bietet angenehmes Licht und ausgezeichnete Farbwiedergabe. Sehr gut geeignet für kompakte Leuchten, wie z. B. Einbau- oder Anbaudownlights, in privaten und professionellen Anwendungen ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:46:04 -0500 Vollspektrum PL-Stäbe 2G11 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-pl-staebe-2g11.html Kompaktleuchtstofflampe mit der beliebten 4 Pin 2G11 Fassung. Besonders geeignet für Decken- und Arbeitsbeleuchtung, sowie für Schaufenster und Ausstellungsräume. ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:41:42 -0500 Vollspektrumbirne E14 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrumbirne-tageslicht-e14.html Leider ausverkauft - als langfristig kostengünstigere Alternative empfehlen wir die LED E14 4.5W! http://uib.li/1wOqy3N ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:40:41 -0500 Vollspektrumbirne B22 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrumbirne-tageslicht-B22.html Viva-Lite® Vollspektrumbirnen sind effizient, wirtschaftlich und langlebig. Sie erzeugen briliantweißes helles Licht und simulieren das natürliche Tageslicht zu mehr als 96%. Ideal für zuhause, in öffentlichen Räumen und überall ... ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:40:06 -0500 Vollspektrumbirne E27 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrumbirne-tageslicht-e27.html Viva-Lite® Vollspektrumbirnen sind effizient, wirtschaftlich und langlebig. Sie erzeugen briliantweißes helles Licht und simulieren das natürliche Tageslicht zu mehr als 96%. Ideal für zuhause, in öffentlichen Räumen und überall ... ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:39:47 -0500 Vollspektrum-Leuchtstoffröhre T5 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-tageslicht-roehre-t5.html Der Mensch braucht zum Leben nicht nur Nahrung, Wasser und Luft. Das wesentliche Element, welches unsere Psyche und Gesundheit beeinflusst und das uns zugleich am wenigsten bewusst ist, ist das Licht. Überall dort, wo Tageslicht unzureichend vorha... ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:39:24 -0500 Vollspektrum-Leuchtstoffröhre T8 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-tageslicht-roehre-t8.html Der Mensch braucht zum Leben nicht nur Nahrung, Wasser und Luft. Das wesentliche Element, welches unsere Psyche und Gesundheit beeinflusst und das uns zugleich am wenigsten bewusst ist, ist das Licht. Überall dort, wo Tageslicht unzureichend vorha... ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:39:04 -0500 Halogen 12V MR16 http://www.viva-lite.de/vollspektrum-halogen.html Für den Einsatz der Vollspektrum-Halogenlampen gibt es gute Gründe: zu 98% gleicht ihr Farbspektrum dem der Sonne. Das bedeutet kontinuierliche und harmonische Farbwiedergabe sowie eine optimale Schattenbildung. Die gleichmäßige Lichtvert... ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 03:38:28 -0500 One of the Best lighted Houses in Finland http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2009 02:15:57 -0500 Finalists win from being excellent http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Tips on how to be an excellent organisation were shared at a breakfast for this year's Vero Excellence in Business Support Awards finalists on 11 February where Viva-Lite is a finalist. Vero CEO Roger Bell, who hosted the breakfast, told guests ... ]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2009 15:19:21 -0500 Spectrometer http://www.viva-lite.de/spectrometer.html ]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:09 -0500 Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Perceived Market Risk http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Do northern hemisphere seasonal variations impact stock market volatility and return by affecting aggregate investor/trader mood? In their April 2008 paper entitled "Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Perceived Market Risk", Guy Kaplanski and Haim... ]]> Sat, 14 Feb 2009 10:49:03 -0500 Rakentaminen ja sisustaminen 6.-8.1.2009 Turun Messukeskuksessa http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 13:04:54 -0500 Lighting up Other Lives http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A career as a concert pianist was put on the backburner when Toby Ruckert and his partner Margit Brusda chose to light up peoples lives. Moving to Waiheke in 2003 they brought with them 'Viva-Lite'. Their light bulb producing company that specialises... ]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2009 08:45:10 -0500 Computer Protection Glasses http://www.viva-lite.de/computer-protection-glasses.html Protect your eyesight with this Computer Protection Glasses! PC screens are not as harmless as one would think and hours of work in front of a computer screen wear out our eyes. Flaring frequencies, which are hardly perceivable by the naked eye and ... ]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2009 07:05:22 -0500 New fluorescent lamps awakens sleepy students http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Gasping teenagers can be helped by new fluorescent lamps in schools. When researchers changed lighting in classroom the students became more alert in the morning and got a better nightsleep. Results are so good that other schools are getting inter... ]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2009 11:59:23 -0500 Educa exhibition in Helsinki http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:00:06 -0500 Viva-Lite Notizblock http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-notizblock.html ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 06:48:36 -0500 Viva-Lite Magic Tasse http://www.viva-lite.de/viva-lite-magic-tasse.html Diese spezielle Zaubertasse verwandelt jede Kaffeepause in ein farbiges Erlebnis. Sehen Sie zu, wie sich die schwarze Obefläche der Tasse in wenigen Sekunden in eine aufmunternde Viva-Lite Tasse verwandelt, sobald heißes Wasser eingegossen wird... ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 05:48:48 -0500 Helsinki Medicine Exhibition 4.-8.1.2009 http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2009 15:00:04 -0500 Exposure to daylight may prevent myopia http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ A lack of exposure to sunlight, rather than watching too much television or playing computer games, causes myopia in children, a new study has claimed. Researchers in Australia have reported that children need to spend at least two to three hours ... ]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2009 14:58:26 -0500 Blue-enriched white light in the workplace improves self-reported alertness, performance and sleep quality http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ Research carried out at the Surrey Sleep Centre at the University of Surrey in partnership with Philips Lighting has revealed that changing traditional white-light lighting to blue-enriched white light helped office workers stay more alert and less s... ]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2008 02:52:22 -0500 Lichtleiste http://www.viva-lite.de/lichtleiste.html Lichtleisten sind eine sehr wirtschaftliche Möglichkeit, an unterschiedlichen Plätzen Beleuchtungsanlagen zu erstellen. Dabei verfügen sie über eine umfangreiche lichttechnische und elektrotechnische Ausstattung. Geeignet für T8 Leucht... ]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2008 12:38:05 -0500 Spektralbrille http://www.viva-lite.de/spektralbrille.html Vertrauen ist gut, Kontrolle ist besser. Die Spektralbrille zeigt Ihnen alle Farben einer Lichtquelle und deren Spektrallinien. ]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:09:24 -0500 Wendel-Biolicht http://www.viva-lite.de/wendel-biolicht.html Das volle Farbspektrum der Sonne zu imitieren ist die eine Sache. Den Sonnenverlauf von morgens bis abends zu durchschreiten, die andere. Und beide Kriterien sind in dem Wendel Biolicht miteinander vereint. ]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2008 09:53:41 -0500 Photo Impressions from the First International Viva Fullspectrum Lighting Conference in Copenhagen http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ [gallery link="file"] ]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2008 12:25:59 -0500 Health, Happiness and Sunlight Closely Linked http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2008 20:34:45 -0500 Blue Light may Improve Alertness http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ ]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2006 14:52:25 -0500 The Coming Revolution in Lighting Practice http://www.viva-lite.de/blog/ SAM BERMAN Research on vision suggests that we have more to learn about the eye and energy efficiency Many engineering and architectural texts contain an incorrect view of how the eye deals with light. In these texts one encounters the correct stat... ]]> Tue, 03 Oct 2000 14:44:38 -0500