2017-03-08

Energy Focus's TLED wins 2017 Sapphire Award

SOLON, Ohio, Mar. 7, 2017 -- Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) was the recipient of the prestigious Sapphire  Award for its RedCap™ and Network Ready Tubular LED (TLED) lighting products at the 2017 Strategies in Light & The LED Show. The winners were announced at the awards gala held on March 1, 2017 at The Grove Anaheim in Anaheim, California.
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2017-03-08

Digital Lumens Launches SiteWorx – A Cloud-based Platform for Lighting Control and Building Intelligence As-A-Service

Digital Lumens, the market leader in intelligent LED lighting and sensor-based smart building applications, today unveiled SiteWorx, the groundbreaking, cloud-based business intelligence platform designed to advance the smart building revolution. The launch of this new flagship product marks a major milestone in the company’s expansion beyond intelligent lighting into smart building and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications.
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2017-03-08

Infrared LED Protects Mobile Computers From Unauthorized Access

Facial recognition is considered a highly secure form of biometric identification. The system records the user’s face and detects typical features independent of facial expressions. However, to identify these features accurately and reliably, the software requires high-quality images. This means illuminating the face brightly and evenly, without shadows – and for this method to safeguard laptops and tablets, it also has to work in a wide variety of lighting conditions. The solution lies in additional illumination of the face with infrared light. 
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2017-03-08

ERP Power and Mouser Sign Distribution Agreement

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and efficient LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor.
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2017-03-07

Retail Technology Awards Europe: Osram Supports the Award Winner Bollag-Guggenheim with Location-based Services

For the 10th time, the EHI Retail Institute has presented the retail technology awards europe (reta) at the EuroShop 2017 trade fair to honour the best IT solutions in retailing. Three equally-ranked award winners were selected in four categories. The Swiss company Bollag-Guggenheim AG won the award for “best-in-store solution”. By using retail analytics and beacon technology, it has generated real added value at the POS. The retailer uses the digital technologies of Osram and its software partner beaconsmind.  
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2017-03-07

Alpha’s Gyan Dutt and RPI’s Robert Karlicek Co-Chair iNEMI Solid State Illumination Roadmap

Alpha Assembly Solutions, a major provider of electronic soldering and bonding materials, and the Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications Center (LESA), A National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), are pleased to announce that Gyan Dutt, Technical Marketing Manager at Alpha and Dr. Robert Karlicek, Director of LESA at RPI, have co-chaired the 2017 iNEMI Solid State Illumination Industry Roadmap.
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2017-03-07

Forums at LIGHTFAIR International Highlight IoT, Connectivity and Lighting for Health

Each year, the LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) Conference showcases the industry’s most relevant topics presented by industry leaders from around the world.  For 2017, the Conference program has 75 courses including 12 forum sessions.  Its two 2017 forums – IoT & Smart Lighting Forum and Light & Health Forum – reveal how lighting and technology are transforming the future of the industry.  
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2017-03-07

LG Innotek Introduces Innovative Retail IoT Solution at Euroshop 2017

LG Innotek announced it is participating in Euroshop 2017, the world's biggest retail trade fair, held in Dusseldorf, Germany from March 5-9.
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2017-03-07

Gooee Powers Aurora Lighting's New Smart Lighting Platform

IoT start-up Gooee is attending EuroShop, the largest retail exhibition in Europe, where delegates, visitors and exhibitors are able to experience its ‘full-stack’ IoT ecosystem as the first manufacturer previews a Gooee-powered IoT platform for lighting.
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2017-03-06

Future Vision Energy Expands their Brand to Become Energy Lighting Services

Future Vision Energy is expanding their brand and will change their name to Energy Lighting Services. Future Vision Energy was founded in 2010 as an energy efficiency consulting and project management company. Historically, Future Vision Energy only worked with existing commercial buildings to retrofit their existing lighting systems to LEDs for the purpose of saving energy and saving money. 
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2017-03-06

Luma Technologies Introduces Goggle Friendly LED Solutions

Luma Technologies announces the addition of the Bell 206, 206L, 214ST , and 412 platforms to their list of certified LED Caution Warning panels for retrofit and fleet modernization programs. 
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2017-03-03

The Secret of Buying Top Quality LED Flat Panel Lights for Commercial Spaces

Buying LED panel lights can be a challenging affair with tens of thousands of manufacturer and suppliers claiming to be the best. To simplify the task for you, our team of LED engineers has come up with this detailed LED buying guide with secret tips and ideas for flat panel lights.   
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2017-03-03

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on Long-Term Evaluation of LED Indoor Field Performance

To better understand the obstacles to manufacturing, specifying, procuring, and installing LED lighting products, the U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a report evaluating the long-term performance characteristics (chromaticity change, maintained illuminance, and operations and maintenance) of LED lighting systems in four field installations, each of which was previously documented in its own DOE report:
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2017-03-02

Pixelligent Technologies Recognized as a Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2017 Winner

Pixelligent Technologies, the leader in high-index advanced materials (PixClear®) for the display, solid state lighting and optical components markets, announced that it has been recognized as a Manufacturing Leadership Awards winner for its outstanding achievement in engineering and production technology leadership in developing its PixClearProcess™.
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2017-03-01

Retailers to experience new smart IoT lighting at EuroShop as Aurora Lighting plans to unveil new platform

Global lighting and technology business Aurora Lighting is set to make a significant impact at EuroShop, the world’s number one retail trade fair taking place from 5 – 9 March, 2017. For the first time, retailers will have the opportunity to experience the benefits of IoT lighting with an exclusive preview of Aurora’s new connected IoT platform, AXiO, which incorporates Gooee technology.
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2017-03-01

Cree’s XLamp CXA2 LEDs Set a New Standard for Better Performance

Cree, Inc. announces enhancements to its industry-leading XLamp CXA2 family of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs, including new premium color options, higher light output levels and the longest lifetimes published for this type of LED. The premium color quality options include high fidelity (98 CRI) and specialty color points for the 9 to 19 mm LES sizes with up to 50 percent higher efficacy than LEDs of similar sizes and light quality. These enhancements to the CXA2 family LEDs give Cree’s customers the ability to upgrade the performance of existing designs and to sell their products into lighting applications where color quality is important, such as museum, retail and medical lighting.
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2017-03-01

Noribachi Opens Northern California Facility

Noribachi, an U.S.-based technology company with a focus on lighting digitalization, announced the opening of its new Northern California office. The Bay Area expansion was driven by demand for the company’s next generation industrial LED lighting and digital display products.
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2017-03-01

Dow Corning Expands Design Freedoms for LED Packaging With Five New High-Performance Optical Silicone Encapsulants

Dow Corning, a major manufacturer in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation and wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company, further expanded the design flexibilities for LED packaging manufacturers today with the addition of five new optical encapsulants (OEs) to its fast-growing portfolio of advanced LED solutions. 
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2017-03-01

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at Converters Expo 2017

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for printing applications at the upcoming Converters Expo 2017 event in Green Bay, WI. 
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2017-02-23

Dow Corning to Discuss During SIL 2017 How the Latest Advances in Optical Silicones Are Benefiting LED Designers

Clinton Whiteley, a development scientist for Dow Corning, will present a paper at Strategies in Light (SIL) 2017 that highlights recent advances in optical silicones targeting LED lamp and luminaire applications.
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2017-02-23

Opulent Americas Announces Acquisition of New Energy

Opulent Americas, Inc. has acquired New Energy, LLC, an independent LED solutions provider, furthering the company’s position as a globally integrated LED manufacturer. 
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2017-02-22

Lumileds Launches Chinese Website with Sleeker Design and Richer Content

Lumileds today unveiled its newly upgraded website for Chinese customers, www.lumileds.cn.com. Like the company’s global website, www.lumileds.com, the Chinese version features a refreshed visual design, rich content, simple navigation and optimization for today’s mobile devices. 
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2017-02-21

Think New! with Wings Engine Raw 8K at Paris Motor Show 2016

Think New!  - that was the theme behind Volkswagen AG Group’s gigantic Media and show presence at the Paris Motor Show 2016 held at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles from 1 – 16 October 2016.
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2017-02-21

Delight in Light Winner Is….

The winner of Delight in Light was announced on the 31st January 2017. The accolade of Lighting Designer 2015/2016 and prize money of £1,000 went to Jimin Jeon from Northumbria University for her task light entitled L0.
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2017-02-21

Eaton Announces 2017 Continuing Education-Accredited Classes Available at the SOURCE for Professionals and Students

Power management company Eaton announced its 2017 calendar of classes available at its SOURCE Lighting Education Center, the industry’s leading lighting educational facility offering workshops, symposiums and interactive, hands-on learning experiences. 
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2017-02-16

LpS 2017: Co-Located with “Trends in Lighting”

The 7th annual LED professional Symposium +Expo will be taking place from September 26th to 28th. 
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2017-02-16

MaxLite Announces 10-Year Warranty on LED Lighting Fixtures

MaxLite today announced the introduction of a 10-year warranty on MaxLite LED indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures that includes coverage for parts and labor.
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2017-02-15

Monocrystal Announces Full Year Results For 2016

Monocrystal, a major manufacturer in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, today announced its results for the full year ended December 31, 2016.
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2017-02-14

Saving 75% On Energy Costs With SLG Lighting

A new LED lighting installation service from UK lighting supplier SLG Lighting is helping businesses across the UK to slash their energy and lighting maintenance costs – and become eco-friendly at the same time.
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2017-02-14

The FLINGO project: an international team of experts improving the properties of LEDs

Given the growing demands placed on the electrical, optical and thermal functionality of LEDs, engineers are paying more and more attention to the advancement of new material properties. To this end, the FLINGO project (Functional Inorganic Layers for Next Generation Optical Devices) was established to develop new materials (layers, in particular) and processes to improve the efficiency and durability of LEDs. As the project coordinator, Osram Opto Semiconductors is working with renowned universities, research institutes and companies to maintain and improve market leadership in innovative LED products. The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research is sponsoring the FLINGO project – set to run through January 2020 – as part of the M-ERA.NET EU initiative, an EU-financed network set up to support the coordination of European research projects.
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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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