Resources

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The Definitive Guide to Illumination Vocabulary

The lighting industry is full of terms, phrases and lingo that isn't easy to understand, even for seasoned professionals. Here's our guide to help you understand and translate lighting terminology.

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Global Lighting, a Design Partner for Your LED Lightguide Projects

Knowing when to utilize a design partner in a development project allows you to get the product to market quickly with superior performance.

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Reducing Time-to-Market

Reducing Time-to-Market is a critical step in your success. Learn what you can do to help reduce the time between concept to market and start profiting sooner.


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The Top Trends at Display Week 2019

Display technology isn’t slowing down anytime soon. In fact, SID Display Week 2019 proved that display design remains at the very top of the priority list for a variety of markets.

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Four Things You Need to Know About Ring Light Guides

An introduction to illuminating circular applications.

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Selective Illumination in Action

Discover the power of selective illumination.


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The Connection Between Color and Light

Our team shares fun facts about the relationship between color and light.

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Light Guide Vs. Light Pipe: What’s the Difference?

Discover the important differences between light guides and light pipes.

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Five Reasons to Produce a Prototype

As you consider new ideas and approaches for your products, prototyping gives you a way to test a physical model against your lighting goals and requirements.


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Lighting Success: How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Illumination System

Several factors influence the success or failure of an illumination system, but there are three common metrics that help project engineers determine its impact.

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The Case for Selective Illumination

Through selective illumination, GLT leverages special light-blocking properties to reduce light bleed and improve user feedback.

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Illumination Project Milestones: Understanding the Key Steps of the Process

Whether you need to enhance an existing lighting application or build a new one from scratch, it’s important to work with an illumination partner that offers strong project management capabilities.


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The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Light

Brett Shriver, vice president of sales, shares his thoughts on the top five things you need to know about light. 

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Special Effects: Customizing Your Light Guide for Optimal Performance

While light guides seem fairly basic, there’s a lot more optical design and customization that goes into developing the right light guide solution for you.

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Four Ways to Fix Backlight Bleed on Overlays

Backlight bleed interferes with the quality of graphic overlays. Here's how we've enhanced our light guide technology to reduce the negative effects.