According to market research firm IHS latest forecast, in 2015 LED lighting is expected to reach 19 percent of total revenue traffic lighting.
In addition, in 2015 the total income of the world's office lighting is expected to reach $ 1 billion, of which $ 200 million is expected to be LED. LED is increasing its market penetration, although initial installation costs are usually higher, but lower maintenance and energy costs, other major technology is a high-intensity discharge lamps (HID).
The key factor in the decision for the manufacture of transport-related lighting facilities are safe, quality of light, upfront costs, operating costs, as well as ease of maintenance, LED done well in most respects, however, it is worth noting that the initial installation costs compared to other high technology.
Transportation lighting project in 2014 has been installed, the service and maintenance accounted for 21% of the project costs, equipment accounted for 58%, 17% for the installation, 4% for design and construction. According to chief analyst at IHS lighting and LED ? Jamie Fox said, the transport sector increasingly began to use LED lighting, intelligent lighting also began to penetrate, especially in urban street lighting.
Steering intelligent lighting there are two reasons: First, depending on the day, time or ambient light levels have common needs dimmed or turned off; second, more centralized control of street and traffic lights are becoming increasingly common. According to a road operator said: "You finally can monitor every luminaire, knows how it works and whether the failure, everything will be centralized.