Lighting Canada's National Tower

    Spectacular Light Show Launches CN Tower Illumination - June 28, 2007

    TORONTO, June 13 /CNW/ - National icon, architectural and engineering
wonder, world's tallest - at sunset on June 28, 2007 the CN Tower will
dramatically transform the Toronto night time skyline during a special public
event premiering the innovative architectural illumination of Canada's
National Tower and kicking off Canada Day weekend.
    "The CN Tower is an architectural and engineering wonder and we are
thrilled to realize a dynamic and visually elegant CN Tower as part of the
Toronto night time skyline," said Jack Robinson, Chief Operating Officer for
the CN Tower. "We've waited a long time for the right technology that would
present a sustainable installation at Canada's National Tower and this latest
technological upgrade provides an energy efficient, cost effective and
architecturally stunning result."
    "It's an honour for Color Kinetics to be chosen for a project of this
stature, and to bring the extraordinary visual impact of intelligent LED
lighting to the most iconic architectural structure in Canada," said Bill
Sims, President and CEO, Color Kinetics. "A few short years ago it may have
been unthinkable to light a tower of this magnitude with LED sources, and this
installation will mark another milestone for the technology's adoption as the
de facto method of lighting with color today."
    "The CN Tower is the exclamation point on our skyline and one of our
city's enduring symbols around the world. Illuminating the Tower will give
visitors and residents alike a chance to rediscover Toronto and one of its
signature landmarks," said David Whitaker, President and CEO of Tourism

    Official Lighting Ceremony and Show
    On June 28th 2007 from 9 - 10:30pm Torontonians and visitors are invited
to take part in a historic public event at Roundhouse Park (on the South side
of the CN Tower) with live entertainment, a ceremony and unforgettable light
show (at approximately 10 pm) to officially illuminate the CN Tower. On this
night only, see a spectacular 10 minute light show, demonstrating the full
programming capabilities of the new system before assuming its standard
program theme - an elegant architectural illumination with a short effect at
the top of each hour.

    Sunset Admission Offer - $10 after 8pm
    In celebration of the lighting launch, the CN Tower is extending a
special Sunset Admission Offer to visitors to soar to the top of the CN Tower
from 8pm - close from June 28 - July 1th, 2007 only for $10 after 8pm (offer
valid for Look Out and Glass Floor Observation, tickets must be purchased on
site, taxes are additional, cannot be combined with any other offer.)

    A technological leader, the CN Tower's latest upgrade features a system
considered the first major lighting breakthrough in over 100 years. The CN
Tower has implemented Color Kinetics(R) lighting system that merges patented
Chromacore(R) technology with microprocessor-controlled light emitting diodes
    The programmable LED lighting system is energy efficient and cost
effective to maintain. It presents a more vibrant Tower while using less
energy than former conventional lighting systems. 1,330 fixtures each no
larger than a shoebox replace conventional fixtures the size of washing
machines. Capable of millions of colours and effects, it will be used to
elegantly illuminate this national icon and internationally recognized symbol
of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Tower will be lit each night from dusk until
1pm and feature occasional thematic programming during national holidays, some
occasions and citywide events. The system also features directional lighting
which presents a brighter Tower that does not interfere with nearby residences
and hotels. The CN Tower continues its longstanding support of Toronto's FLAP(*)
during spring and fall migration and looks forward to exploring how
directional and LED lighting can mitigate bird mortality as current theories

    (*) FLAP - Fatal Light Awareness Program - the CN Tower has been a
    longstanding participant in this volunteer program that encourages
    buildings to dim unnecessary exterior lighting to mitigate bird mortality
    during spring and fall migration.

    Visit for additional facts about the system and a complete
Tower Lighting Schedule.

    CN Tower

    Standing tall as the defining landmark of Toronto is the CN Tower,
Canada's National Tower. At 553.33 metres (1,815ft 5in), it is the World's
Tallest Freestanding Tower and a symbol of Canadian achievement recognized
around the world. This architectural triumph is an engineering Wonder of the
Modern World and widely regarded as the iconic symbol of tourism for Toronto,
Ontario, and Canada. With breathtaking views from three observation levels
including the Glass Floor, Look Out and Sky Pod, theatre, motion ride,
shopping, the CN Tower is a world class entertaining and dining destination
and must-see attraction when visiting Toronto.

    About Color Kinetics

    Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Color Kinetics Incorporated
(NASDAQ:   CLRK) transforms environments through new, dynamic uses of light. Its
award-winning lighting systems and technologies apply the benefits of LEDs as
a highly efficient, long lasting, environmentally friendly, and inherently
digital source of illumination - reinventing light itself as a highly
controllable medium. Color Kinetics also enables widespread adoption of LED
lighting through OEM and licensing partnerships in diverse markets. The
company is headquartered in Boston, MA with offices in the UK and China. More
information is available at

    CN Tower ticket information, call (416) 868-6937
    360 Restaurant reservations, call (416) 362-5411
    or, visit the CN Tower website at
    for online tickets or for more information about the CN Tower

    Photos and additional information about the CN Tower lighting will be
available at

For further information:

For further information: CN Tower Media Inquiries: Irene Knight, Manager
of Public Relations, (416) 601-4729,; Color Kinetics Media
Inquiries: Felicia Spagnoli, Media Relations, (617) 701-2292,

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