2017-02-14

The Next Three Professional Championship Football Games are Scheduled to be Played Under Eaton’s Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System

Power management company Eaton today announced that its advanced Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system will illuminate the next three professional football championship games, scheduled for 2018 in Minneapolis, 2019 in Atlanta and 2020 in Miami. Featuring its patented system technology, including industry-leading dynamic control functions, the LED system enhances the viewing experience for spectators in the stadium and at home, offering greater control and capabilities for the elaborate half-time shows - all while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2017-02-14

BIOS Lighting VP to speak at Strategies in Light in Anaheim on March 1

BIOS Lighting, a manufacturer and innovator of human centric and agricultural LED lighting solutions, today announced that BIOS VP Human Biological Research and Technologies Robert Soler will speak at Strategies in Light in Anaheim on March 1, 2017 at 11 a.m.
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2017-02-14

Future Proofing the Food Supply: Acuity Brands signs research project with the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications at Rensselaer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has signed a sponsored research agreement with Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., the leading North American supplier of LED-based lighting solutions.  As part of this project, the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) will develop light protocols for specialized LED lighting with integrated feedback for efficient plant growth.
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2017-02-14

Adam Hall Group Expands Event Tech Solutions Portfolio with Riggatec Brand

As of February 15th, the Adam Hall Group will be adding a new name to its family of brands within its event technology solutions portfolio – Riggatec. The range expansion with Riggatec will allow the Adam Hall Group to offer non-exclusively worldwide a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality rigging products at a competitive price point for the stage and event sector. 
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2017-02-14

Leti Presents 1st-Ever Results in LED Pixelization & Record High-Resolution for Micro-Displays

Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has developed a μLED fabrication process to create high-resolution arrays at 10-micron pitch. 
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2017-02-14

Acolyte’s Sales Management Team Expands with Appointment in the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand Regions

Acolyte LED has increased its global sales footprint with the addition of two new team members to cover the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand regions
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2017-02-14

Lighting Standards Introduce Lamp Base and Holder for Tubular LEDs

Today, ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C81 revised two standards for the lighting industry: ANSI C81.61-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamp Bases—Specifications for Bases (Caps) for Electric Lamps and ANSI C81.62-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lampholders, as announced by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). These standards present specifications for lamp bases and holders, and now include G6.6 designations.
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2017-02-13

Acuity Brands Signs Research Project with the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications at Rensselaer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has signed a sponsored research agreement with Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., a North American supplier of LED-based lighting solutions. As part of this project, the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) will develop light protocols for specialized LED lighting with integrated feedback for efficient plant growth.
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2017-02-09

Osram Starts New Fiscal Year With Accelerated Growth

- First-quarter revenue rises almost 8 percent on a comparable basis  - Adjusted EBITDA margin at 18.0 percent  - Osram confirms outlook for fiscal 2017
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2017-02-09

MechaTronix Launches 2x2MX LED Cooler Platform

While standardizations have been mainly focusing on retail and indoor lighting application, also the field of industrial lighting is undergoing a same move. Availability of standard building bricks lead to a shorter time to market, crucial in the hectic lighting world of today.
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2017-02-09

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at Advanced Tech Korea

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for adhesive, coating and ink applications at the upcoming Advanced Tech Korea event in Seoul, South Korea. Visit the Phoseon exhibit, booth number C-11, to learn how Phoseon LED technology is a perfect fit for your application. Phoseon's products are compact, easy to integrate, and achieve high intensity output through optimized LED thermal management. Users of Phoseon LED curing systems can process a variety of materials (including thin and heat-sensitive substrates) at maximum production speeds with low-input power.
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2017-02-07

Nichia Demands That Everlight Complies With the Judgement of Düsseldorf Court of Appeal in Germany

As reported in a prior press release, in its judgement of December 22, 2016 (docket number I-15 U 31/14), the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal in Germany has confirmed the infringement as already found at court in first instance of YAG Patent EP 0 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) of Nichia Corporation ("Nichia") by Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and its German subsidiary Everlight Electronics Europe GmbH (both "Everlight") concerning six accused white LED products. The further appeal of the Everlight affecting judgement was not allowed by the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal. Everlight has filed in the meantime against this decision a request with the Federal Court of Justice (docket number X ZR 5/17) to allow such further appeal.
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2017-02-07

Düsseldorf Court Orders Fine Against Mouser for Contempt of Preliminary Injunction Regarding a Product of Everlight Based on Nichia's YAG Patent

As reported in a prior press release, on September 29, 2016, the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany had granted a preliminary injunction against Mouser Electronics Inc. ("Mouser") based on a request of Nichia Corporation ("Nichia"). The court admitted Nichia's arguments that the white LED product "334-15/X1C5-1QSA" manufactured by Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and distributed by Mouser in Germany infringes Nichia's YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929).
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2017-02-07

Calibre Reports Rapid International Growth

Image processing manufacturer, Calibre reports 31% increase in sales revenue in 2016 over 2015.
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2017-02-07

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition: The most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia

From 9 – 12 June 2017, Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event – the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) will return for the 22nd year to the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. As a continuation of the well-received show theme in 2016, next year’s “THINKLIGHT: The convergent future” focus will appropriately address market shifts and trends.
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2017-02-07

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Enhance More Business Opportunities for Industry to Shine

The 9th edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) will be staged from 6 to 9 April 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Around 1,300 exhibitors are expected to join the fair, offering global buyers a one-stop sourcing platform for all finished products, parts and components.
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2017-02-07

MassDOT Is Exploring Private Sector Management for Lighting Project for the Metropolitan Highway System

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced today it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit responses from industry experts and interested parties on a proposed Metropolitan Highway System (MHS) Lighting Project to see if MassDOT should contract with an outside partner to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the lighting system.
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2017-02-07

Osram Acquires Lighting Services Provider Maneri-Agraz

Osram has strengthened its service business in the U.S. and acquired the business operations of Houston, Texas-based Maneri-Agraz Enterprises, a national provider of energy-efficient lighting solutions in commercial and industrial facilities. The profitable company has annual revenue in the low double-digit millions (based on U.S. dollars). Maneri-Agraz’s client base includes large, well-known food and beverage manufacturing and distribution facilities, as well as technology companies and aerospace facilities, among others. Maneri-Agraz will be part of Osram’s service division Sylvania Lighting Solutions (SLS), which is a segment of Osram’s Lighting Solutions business unit. 
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2017-02-06

Game On! NRG and NFL Demonstrate Large Scale Energy-Efficient LED lighting at Super Bowl LI

NRG Energy Inc. and its subsidiary Reliant, the premier retail electricity provider in Texas, have teamed up with the NFL to provide 100% Green-e certified renewable energy to NRG Stadium, site of Super Bowl LI, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, location of the NFL Experience and other NFL celebrations in Houston.
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2017-02-06

The Lighting Industry today, tomorrow and beyond, an interview with LIA President, Peter Scott

What would be your prediction for lighting in 10 years’ time? What effect do you think Brexit will have on the UK lighting industry? Who will be the movers and shakers in our industry looking forward 5 and 10 years? During an interview, Peter Scott, the President and CEO of the LIA, would like to share with us his insights concerning the future of the lighting industry. 
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2017-02-06

Noribachi Unveils New Products And Technologies Aboard the Iconic USS Iowa

Noribachi, a leading US-based technology company with a focus on digital lighting, unveiled its latest products and technologies aboard the iconic battleship USS Iowa in the Port of Los Angeles last week.
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2017-02-04

Thermal Models of GaN Systems’ industry-leading GaN Transistors now on the Web

GaN Systems has experienced a surge in the number of customers designing and deploying power systems using their GaN transistors. Customers have recognized that GaN devices significantly improve power efficiency and power density. 
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2017-02-04

BIOS Lighting to Sponsor UC San Diego’s Center for Circadian Biology Symposium Held Feb. 15-17

BIOS Lighting, a manufacturer and recognized innovator of human centric and agricultural LED lighting solutions, today announced its participation as a sponsor of UC San Diego’s Center for Circadian Biology (CCB) Symposium Feb. 15-17.
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2017-02-03

Energy Source Completes LED Retrofit for Axcelis Technologies

Energy Source, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies, today announced that it has recently completed an LED retrofit project for Axcelis Technologies, Inc.,  in Beverly, Mass. The “turnkey” retrofit of Axcelis’s 400,000 sq. ft. advanced technology center facilities, including interior and exterior spaces, is expected to reduce annual lighting energy use by more than 50% and achieve a payback of less than three years.
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2017-02-03

New Echelon Connected Lighting Solution Delivers Healthier LED Streetlighting Without Compromising Safety and Visibility

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation is currently conducting what is believed to be the first successful deployment of so-called “white tunable” connected streetlighting with the municipal leaders of White Bear Lake, a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota and design firm Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. The new Lumewave by Echelon solution can dynamically regulate the amount of potentially unhealthy blue light emitted from outdoor lighting. With this ground-breaking innovation, city managers can adjust streetlight color from soothing warm yellow to bright blue-white based on activity levels, time of day, weather and events. Dimming levels can also be remotely adjusted, making the system ideal to aid visibility for first responders, security professionals and more.
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2017-02-02

Color Tunable, Large Area, High Uniformity Calibration Light Source

Gamma Scientific has expanded their family of SpectralLED Tunable LED Light Sources for camera and image sensor calibration with a new system having a substantially larger output port, as well as increased output uniformity.  Specifically, the new SpectralLED RS-7-2 mates up to four LED light source engines together with a 1 meter sphere that includes a 300 mm output port (other sphere and port sizes are available, as well).  The result is a calibration light source for very large area detectors and large field of view cameras that delivers significantly higher brightness and approximately an order of magnitude higher radiometric stability (<0.1%) and wavelength accuracy (0.25 nm) than any competitive product.
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2017-02-02

LumiGrow Announces the Release of their Pro Series E Horticultural Lighting Solution with Cloud-Based Wireless Control

LumiGrow has announced the worldwide release of the Pro Series E, a horticultural lighting product line that combines the best in optimized spectrum LED technology with cloud-based wireless control.  Each Pro Series E fixture comes with a wireless control module included, so you can get up and running with the most modern lighting controls quickly and easily.  Manage your lights from any phone, tablet, or computer via the SmartPAR™ Wireless Control System, and choose to be backed by the industry’s best research support team running 10 years strong and leading 5-year warranty.
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2017-02-02

Circontrol’s LedPark Achieves 85% Savings In Car Park Lighting

Electricity prices don’t stop rising. This has been happening globally and continuously since 2010. In this context energy saving is everyday more important and LED technology together with light regulation can help you to reduce your electric bill drastically.
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2017-02-02

Nanotherm LC solves the thermal management challenge of CSP LEDs

Thermal management innovator Cambridge Nanotherm today announces how its Nanotherm LC thermal management solution addresses the unique needs of chip-scale packaging (CSP) LEDs.
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2017-02-02

Adura LED Solutions Launches New LED Horticulture Modules Using Cree High Efficiency LED

Adura’s New-generation LED grow light modules (1966-GLA and 1950-GLA) using latest generation of CREE LEDs.  
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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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