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Best Christmas wishes for 2016

The team of HATO BV wishes you peace, joy and prosperity throughout the coming year. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working with you in the years to come. Merry Christmas! REMINDER: OFFICE CLOSED … Continued


Goniophotometry; that’s a mouthful! Let me explain this by an example. We all want an even light distribution, right? Without an even light distribution poultry won’t spread out in an even way which can lead to undesirable behavior like clustering … Continued

Seasonal biology: Avian photoreception goes deep

Light in the environment is used both for vision and for a range of non-visual functions called non-visual photoreception. One of the major roles of this kind of photoreception is synchronization of daily and seasonal biological rhythms ensuring functions such … Continued

Only the best!

When looking at the technical specifications for lighting solutions, you will very often encounter the ‘IP Rating’. Well, what is the meaning of this ‘IP Rating’, what’s in it for HATO, and what applications will it have for you?   … Continued