2016-09-05

Peak Season Drives up Lextar Backlight and Lighting Revenue

Lextar’s revenue in August 2016 rose 13.1% monthly to NT $1.18 billion (US $37.63 million), reported UDN.com.
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2016-09-05

Illinois University Krannert Center Slashes Energy Costs with LED Lighting

Audience members won’t notice anything different about the look of Foellinger Great Hall when they go to a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert or hear the Art of Time Ensemble play Beatles music this fall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
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2016-09-02

G20 Summit Illuminated with Powerful Lighting Solutions

Osram is putting the G20 Summit in China, which will take place on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou, in the right light. High-quality lighting solutions from the Munich-based lighting specialist will be in use in the Congress Hall where representatives of the twenty most important industrial and emerging nations will be meeting. They will also be used to illuminate various outdoor areas. Osram has supplied the hosts with several hundred spotlights and spotlight lamps. High, mid and low-power LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors are integrated in luminaires from the Chinese manufacturer Roleds. 
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2016-09-02

Soraa LED Lighting Perfects Sydney’s Spice Room

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the iconic Spice Room restaurant in Sydney, Australia. Located in the Circular Quay area of Sydney, the Spice Room restaurant’s design is inspired by a rail trackside Indian street scene.
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2016-09-02

GE Lighting Exits Asian Market to Ensure Its Survival, LEDinside Reports

GE Lighting’s decision to leave the Asian lighting market has sent another shock wave within the global lighting industry. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, pointed out that less than 10% of GE Lighting’s total lighting revenue comes from China. Other markets in Asia also make up a very small percentage. At the same time, pricing and brand competition in the region has intensified. By withdrawing from this region and reinforcing its presence in North America, GE Lighting has also shown that the industry’s thinking has shifted from expanding channel network and market share to maintaining profitability and one’s survival.
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2016-09-01

Iconic Landmarks and Buildings Light up in North America to Support Stand up To Cancer

More than 90 historic buildings and landmarks across the United States  and  Canada  will be illuminated in the colors of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) during the week leading up to the fifth biennial SU2C "roadblock" telecast airing in both countries on Friday, Sept. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT / 7:00 PM CT). All will be lit in a combination of SU2C's signature colors: red, orange, yellow or white. 
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2016-08-30

Maverick Baseball Field Retrofitted with LED Lighting

SCS replaced 44 MUSCO Metal Halide HID sports lights that used 2,300 watts each. SCS designed and installed 40 sports stadium rated - 900 watts each - LED lights replacing the existing MUSCO lights. SCS LED lights provide 3 times the foot candle measurements to the baseball diamond and all three outfield positions, using only 180,000 watts per game; a savings of 326,000 watts per game!
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2016-08-30

LED Lighting Boosts Senior Citizens Health in U.S. Assisted Living Facility

Research has shown that LED lighting has positive effects on health including reducing headaches, nausea, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, mood disorders, stress, vision loss and eye disorders. In addition to the energy savings, the health benefits make LEDs the ideal choice for healthcare and senior living facilities.
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2016-08-26

Venture Creates Lighting Solution for COSTCO in Birmingham Underground Car Park

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied a purpose-made retrofit gear tray to help a Costco store in Birmingham, UK reduce its energy consumption and improve the lighting of its underground car park.
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2016-08-26

Quik Mart Franchise in Arizona Slashes Energy Costs with LED Lights

The SCS Lighting Division recently replaced existing fluorescent and HID interior/exterior lighting with solid state LED lighting at 25 locations for the popular AZ convenience store/gas station chain.  SCS Lighting also developed a solution to costly beverage and freezer cooler lighting, as well as enhancing existing merchandise displays.
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2016-08-24

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under LED Lighting System

Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum partnered with Musco—the Official Supplier of Lighting to the 1984 Olympic Games—for the installation of a new lighting system for opening ceremonies and track and field competition.
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2016-08-24

British DJ Wilkinson Live at Parklife Beams under LED Strobes

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced that 40 Philips Showline SL NITRO 510C LED strobes have delivered maximum impact on chart-topping British DJ Wilkinson’s packed out live performance at Manchester’s Parklife festival.
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2016-08-23

The Bruckner University Seen in a Different Light

The Bruckner University in Linz in Austria was completed in autumn 2015. The façade and layout of the new lecture halls for students of music, dance and drama are reminiscent of musical instruments.
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2016-08-23

Pop Meets Classic Concert Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Spectacular Lighting

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and a global leader in lighting, announces the Braunschweig Symphony Orchestra has celebrated the 10th edition of its ‘Pop Meets Classic’ concert with Philips Showline SL BEAM 300fx LED luminaires playing a crucial role in the dazzling spectacle.
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2016-08-23

LED Specialty Lighting Market to Post 30% CAGR in 2016~2020, Says LEDinside

According to the 2016 Global Lighting Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, four LED specialty lighting applications that are attracting growing interests include horticultural lighting, surgical lighting, marine/harbor lighting and smart lighting. The combined market scale of these four applications is estimated to grow from US$4.36 billion in 2016 to US$16.4 billion in 2020, with the CAGR during this forecast period reaching 30%.
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2016-08-22

New LED Streetlight Framework Goes Live in Scotland

A new national framework to help councils drive forward major energy efficient street light replacements has gone live.
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2016-08-22

Smart LED Tunnel Lights Slash Nordic Road Tunnels Energy Consumption

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced the illumination of the newly built road tunnel and bridge in Kvarnholmen, Sweden and the refurbishment of the Sørnes Tunnel in Ålesund, Norway with Philips’ latest connected LED lighting system TotalTunnel.
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2016-08-22

Mazda Uses IR LEDs to Kick off The Sound of Tomorrow Campaign

To promote the sports model MX-5, Mazda created “Mazda Drives: The Sound of Tomorrow” campaign, the highlight of which is a special DJ concert by DJ Vicious, six-time Tomorrowland DJ, with flair as the Mazda MX-5 made music on a large vinyl record in place of a pick up needle. 
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2016-08-19

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront Unveils Vibrant Lighting for the Francis Case Memorial Bridge

The night of August 18th marks a new milestone at The Wharf, as Hoffman-Madison Waterfront's commitment to revitalizing the Southwest waterfront comes to life. On August 18th at 9:15pm, the new lighting design of the Francis Case Memorial Bridge (Case Bridge) will be inaugurated by Washington DC's Mayor Muriel Bowser. The inaugural lighting will gradually unveil the final design, offering a new perspective on the bridge and the City.
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2016-08-18

LG Innotek to Light up 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Stadium

LG Innotek announced that the company mass-produces high power LED packages (3535 Gen4 series) for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics stadium.
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2016-08-17

Zumtobel Illuminates the Sägerbrücke Bridge in Dornbirn

Zumtobel illuminates the new constructed Sägerbrücke bridge in Dornbirn by using a customised LED outdoor solution. With SUPERSYSTEM outdoor it was possible to achieve a completely uniform illumination of the entire surface and maximum visual comfort for the bridge and the “Do.Helix” installation crafted by the artist Hubert Lampert. The precise light distribution helps avoid unnecessary light pollution, mean that the lighting solutions represents an extremely energy-efficient choice.
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2016-08-11

Japanese Vertical Farming Practitioners Benefit from Special LED Lighting

Indoor crop trials with Innovatus and Delicious Cook provide fresh and safe produce close to customers in the Japanese urbanized areas of Kanto and Fuji
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2016-08-11

Lilacs Int'l Commercial Center LED Lighting Upgrade Wins LEED Gold Certification

Osram integrates the customized lighting solutions seamlessly into the building management system of the Lilacs International Commercial Centre that greatly reduces the energy consumption of the building, which has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification by U.S. Green Building Council.
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2016-08-04

LEDinside: Analysis of Product, Channel and Entering Strategies in the India Lighting Market

India’s lighting sector has enjoyed accelerated development recently. The scale of the country’s LED lighting market in particular is projected to expand 47.1% year on year in 2016 to US$1.14 billion, according to the 2016 Indian Lighting Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The government of India intends to turn itself into hub of lighting products across East Asia and countries along the coast. International firms include Osram and Toshiba have taken India as their manufacturing base of global market. India’s domestic and foreign LED lighting demands are both high. It’s expected that the market will see explosive growth over the next two to three years. By 2020, the Indian LED lighting market is forecast to grow to US$1.715 billion. In the current LED industry, although China market is a big cake, developing new markets is still necessary, due to overcapacity and price competition. As a market with great potential, India attracts international enterprise to take it as the next manufacturing base. Aside from low tariff policies based on the Preferred Market Access Policy, other advantages of Indian market also attract investors.   The India LED lighting market is still in its early phase, with opportunities include growing internal demand, promotion of Make in India, zero tariff in Indian market, lighting manufacturers see business potential in Indian lighting market. Meanwhile, product specification improvement can be seen in the market. Moreover, diverse and unique market channels, and differences between the environments of each segment in the lighting industry should be considered carefully when entering the market.
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2016-08-04

Elation Lighting and Video System Throws Spectacular Show on Third Royal Caribbean Quantum Class Ship

Ovation of the Seas took its maiden voyage in April as the third Quantum class luxury cruise liner from Royal Caribbean International to feature an onboard Elation Professional lighting and video system. It follows the successful launch of Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas, both of which sail with a full complement of energy-efficient Elation Professional products.
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2016-08-03

Soraa LEDs Illuminate Cinematic Couture Exhibition at Heritage Museums and Gardens

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps illuminate some of the most recognized cinematic clothing on display at the Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, Massachusetts, U.S.
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2016-08-03

Cree LED Lighting Brightens up Reston Hospital Center Parking Garage

Reston Hospital Center, a leading acute-care and surgical facility in Reston, Virginia, U.S.., selected LED lighting by Cree to replace the outdated metal halide light fixtures in its parking garage. Cree’s industry-leading IG Series parking luminaires are already generating positive results, delivering better light quality for an improved user experience, including greater feelings of safety, security and comfort for patients, visitors and staff. Moreover, the hospital anticipates an 81 percent reduction in energy consumption and $60,455 in energy savings annually.
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2016-08-02

Austrian Stadium Kicks off Season with Modern LED Lights

Osram has ensured a technically perfect and highly emotional start of the season for the Austrian record-holder SK Rapid Wien: the new Allianz Stadium in Vienna now radiates in modern light, completely planned and implemented with the expertise of Osram, the lighting professionals for sports facilities. Players and spectators alike were able to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the innovative lighting solutions at the opening games in mid-July.
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2016-08-02

Lighting Upgrade Enhance Workouts at MBS CrossFit

Terralux, a leader in the design and manufacture of commercial LED lighting and building control products, has completed a retrofit lighting project at MBS CrossFit in Arvada, Colo. Opened in 2008 by six-time CrossFit Games competitor Patrick Burke, MBS recently expanded its Arvada location at a converted warehouse facility. While members had more room to work out in the new facility, the gym inherited a lighting problem that it turned to Terralux to remedy.
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2016-08-02

New Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Fitted with Floor Path Lighting System from STG Aerospace

Orbis, a non-profit organization that fights blindness around the world and based in New York, operates the Flying Eye Hospital, the world’s only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft, taking the very latest ophthalmological knowledge and surgical skills to local hospitals around the world.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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