OSRAM, a subsidiary of the Siemens group, has green lighted the statue of Christ the Redeemer on the Hill of Corcovado from Rio de Janeiro on the occasion of the Conference Rio + 20, which the Organization of the United Nations (UN) seeks to progress in sustainable development.

The German company Osrambelonging to the Group SiemensIt has illuminated green "Christ the Redeemer", the world-famous statue of Christ on the Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, on the occasion of the United Nations Conference on the sustainable development-Rio + 20. In a note, Siemens explained that you for monument green lighting, LED technology has been used. Christ the Redeemer, says, "has become the beacon of sustainability, and symbol of the United Nations Conference". The beam of light given off by the statue is visible from several kilometers away.

In 2011, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the symbolic statue, Osram replaced the old lighting system with 300 LED projectors of latest technology that have been installed in the monument and nearby. This system is not only powerful but that it is also cost-effective and energy-efficient - reduces energy consumption by more than 75% compared to traditional lighting systems - and also you can control remote. This innovative system also has a special control system known as "Lighting Control Engine", whereby each LED-projector can go and adjust individually, in terms of colour and intensity of light.

Developed by renowned designer of lighting Peter Gaster, the system is simple and flexible in its operation. You can set, enable and disable through Internet or a mobile phone. If there is a power outage, a generator starts automatically, ensuring the functioning of the system in the selected lighting mode. new system over the next two years.


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By • 21 Jun, 2012
• Section: illumination