2017-07-10

Light Polymers closes $5m Series B strategic funding round with Tokyo Electron and Tsingda International Venture Capital

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, announced today a $5m strategic funding round led by Tsingda International Venture Capital and TEL Venture Capital. The proceeds from the Series B round will be used for strategic projects and a related acquisition that will be announced soon.
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2017-07-07

St. Petersburg to Be A Center of Russian Lighting Culture

The Russian Creative Association of Lighting Designers RULD and the Higher School of Lighting Design at ITMO University (CLD ITMO University) are pleased to announce the 4th International Research-to-Practice Conference on Lighting Design in 2017. The event will be held at the high-tech New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre on October 12–13, 2017, which will bring together Russian and international experts from the fields of lighting design, architecture, multimedia, urbanism, art, IT and engineering.
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2017-07-07

LPS 2017 Proudly Announces Its Stellar Speakers and Event Program

LpS 2017 (LED Professional Symposium +Expo) are proud to reveal this year’s event program, for what will be the greatest LpS to date. Joining over 1600 delegates and 100 exhibitors in Bregenz this year will be global experts from industry and research, to focus on multiple lighting applications such as Human Centric Lighting, Transportation, Agricultural, Healthcare and many more.
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2017-07-07

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September

TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting: Smart Lighting Forum & Show) announces that for their inaugural year, the 2000 visitors will be joined by leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram, Zumtobel Group and many more.
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2017-07-05

Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced it has repurchased 129,400 shares in the period June 26, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.01 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 4.40 million.
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2017-07-04

The 20th Guzhen Lighting Fair Is Open for Pre-registration

China Guzhen International Lighting Fair (the Lighting Fair) was initiated in 1999 and the latest event will be held on October 22-26, 2017 at Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center, the Capital of Lighting, in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province. In the meantime, "2017 Guzhen Lighting Manufacturing, Supply and Services Expo 2017 (Autumn)" (GMS) will be convened, with some 800 quality enterprises and suppliers, providing a comprehensive platform for all-industry business, trade, communication and exchanges for professional buyers from more than 100 countries and regions around the globe.
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2017-07-04

SGL Group Receives Award from Wacker Chemie AG

As part of the “Wacker Supplier Day” SGL Group was given an award in the category “Best global partnership” by Wacker Chemie AG for the joint work in 2016.
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2017-07-03

Elemental LED Partners with Lighting Affiliates and Visible Light

Elemental LED, a leading U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced today partnerships with Lighting Affiliates and Visible Light that extends its Diode LED product brand into Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.
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2017-07-03

Gold Medal for the Brand LED Linear

On the evening of 29th June 2017, the winners of this year’s German Brand Award were honoured at a festive gala held in the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin. LED Linear was featured among the evening’s winners. The manufacturer of innovative linear lighting solutions was awarded gold in the German Brand Award category of ‘Industry Excellence in Branding – Lighting’ and winner in the category ‘Excellence in Brand Strategy, Management and Creation – Brand Strategy’.
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2017-06-30

Samsung Showcases Complete Hospitality Solutions Extending Beyond In-Room at HITEC 2017

Samsung Electronics America, a global leader in hospitality solutions, is showcasing its latest innovations at HITEC 2017 simulating a hotel experience to showcase how Samsung display technology and innovations elevate engagement for a hotel hosting an event. The broad range of hospitality offerings featured at the booth include the latest in indoor and outdoor digital displays, LYNK™ REACH 4.0 with HMS 2.0, and mobile products built for the enterprise. The SMART Signage displays will also be powered by the Tizen 3.0 operating system, the latest version of Samsung’s cross-architecture open source software platform. The Samsung HITEC Booth will be open for visitors at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Convention Center, Booth #701, from June 27-29, 2017.
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2017-06-29

Current, powered by GE and JPMorgan Chase Launch Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Collaboration Across 4,500 Branches

Current, powered by GE today announced the second phase of an ongoing collaboration with JPMorgan Chase to install new energy management and digital technologies that will increase the energy efficiency of roughly 4,500 Chase branches across the U.S., furthering the bank’s long-term commitment to environmental sustainability.
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2017-06-29

Leading Technology and Software Providers Adopt Atrius IoT Platform and Software Solutions from Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. announced today that leading enterprise technology providers are leveraging capabilities within the Company’s newly branded Atrius™ Internet of Things (IoT) platform to deliver software solutions to their customers. These technology providers include, among others, Dimension Data, Phunware, Inc., Verve, LocusLabs, Aisle411, Point Inside, GISinc, Gozia Health, Xenia Retail and Arora Engineers, Inc.
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2017-06-29

Zhaga Transforms LED Driver Specification

The Zhaga Consortium, a global association of lighting companies that is standardizing interfaces of components of LED luminaires, has published a significantly updated version of its interface specification for LED drivers.
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2017-06-28

City of Chicago Contracts with Ameresco to Modernize and Connect Largest City–Led Wireless Smart Street Lighting Project in the U.S., Utilizing Silver Spring Networks’ Platform

Ameresco, Inc., a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced it has contracted with the City of Chicago for the City’s comprehensive Smart Street Lighting Project to modernize its infrastructure. Working with Silver Spring Networks, Inc., a leading networking platform and solutions provider for the Internet of Important ThingsTM, the project is believed to be the largest city-led wireless smart street light program in the U.S., and will connect more than 250,000 street light fixtures across Chicago.
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2017-06-28

LED Retrofitting from Great Eastern Energy is Lighting The Way Toward Energy Efficiency

Great Eastern Energy (GEE), a licensed supplier of electricity, natural gas, and energy management solutions in the Northeast, today announced the launch of their LED Retrofitting program. GEE's suite of products are offered to help bring an energy-efficient lifestyle and sustainable business practices to their customers, making LED Retrofitting a natural extension of their product line. By offering a flexible financing program, they're able to make LED Retrofitting available to businesses of all sizes.
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2017-06-28

UA Multimedia Inc. Issues Shareholder Update on Recent Developments and Evolving Corporate Strategy

UA Multimedia, Inc., today seeks to update investors on recent events, and management's developing strategy, in light of the Company's changing corporate landscape.
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2017-06-28

Universal Display Corporation Holds 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Universal Display Corporation, enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, on 22nd June held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
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2017-06-27

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at Label Forum Japan 2017

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for printing applications at the upcoming Label Forum Japan 2017 event in Tokyo, Japan. Visit the Phoseon table-top exhibit to learn how Phoseon LED technology is a perfect fit for printing applications due to the compact size, ease of integration, and high intensity output achieved 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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2017-06-27

Telensa, Georgia Power, City of Harrisburg and Northeastern Group to Participate in Panel on Connected LED Streetlights at Smart Cities Connect

Telensa, the global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, will host a panel discussion at this week’s Smart Cities Connect, featuring case studies from a pioneering City and Utility that have deployed connected LED Streetlights. Wayne S. Martin, the City Engineer for City of Harrisburg, PA will be presenting on how the entire city was converted to connected LED streetlighting, and the impact it has had, and Scotty M. Hutto, Lighting Services Manager at Georgia Power will be discussing the world’s largest connected LED streetlight deployment.
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2017-06-27

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges Inova Semiconductor's Commitment to Providing the Best Ambient Lighting Solutions to the Automotive Industry

Based on its recent analysis of the automotive ambient lighting LED controller IC industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Inova Semiconductors with the 2017 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Inova's Automotive Pixel Link (APIX) platform has proven extremely popular among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier I suppliers for meeting their demand for high-resolution in-car video applications. Collaborating with Dominant Opto Technologies, NXP, TE Connectivity, and Pforzheim University, Inova developed an all-new in-car light emitting diode (LED) lighting system that drives down costs, simplifies control, and expands the functionality of LED lighting and display solutions.
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2017-06-27

Galco Industrial Electronics Acquires Lighting Supply Company

The world of lighting touches almost all areas of our lives. And like so many things, that world is evolving quickly. As part of that evolution, Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc. announced today its acquisition of and partnership with Lighting Supply Company.
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2017-06-26

Switzerland Welcomes Its First LED-UV Retrofitted MAN Octoman Web Printing Press

AMS Spectral UV – A Baldwin Technology Company reports that Kyburz Druckerie of Zurich, Switzerland has retrofitted an AMS LED-UV curing system onto its MAN Octoman commercial web press, replacing the former drying system and making it the first press configuration of its kind in the country. Installed with the support of AMS distributor Chromos AG, a video of the press running shared by AMS on its facebook page garnered more than 12,000 views in a week, showing that people around the world remain interested in the printing process, and how the printed works in their everyday lives are created. 
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2017-06-26

Southern Champion Tray Reports On Retrofitting Its KBA Rapida 106 With LED-UV From AMS

It is rare to find a printhouse as business- and customer-savvy as Southern Champion Tray of Mansfield, Texas. The leading manufacturer of paperboard packaging, who prints for the likes of Papa John's and Sodexo, boasts 90 years of experience, and as a third-generation company has operated through depressions, wars and times of general prosperity.
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2017-06-26

Leyard and Planar Win Seven Outstanding Product Awards at InfoComm 2017

Leyard and Planar, a global leaders in visualization products, received seven commercial audio visual industry technology honors at the 2017 InfoComm show last week in Orlando, Fla. The Leyard LED MultiTouch interactive LED video wall took home four Best of Show Awards from NewBay Media, presented by AV Technology, Digital Signage, Government Video Sound & Video Contractor and two Commercial Integrator 2017 Best awards in the “Video Wall” and “Collaboration” categories, and Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System was awarded Most Innovative Video Display from System Contractor News.
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2017-06-26

Eaton Highlights Residential Building Solutions for Modern Lifestyles at PCBC 2017

Power management company Eaton will showcase technology for modern lifestyles with its latest residential solutions for builders and home buyers at the PCBC 2017 show, booth 2041, in San Diego, California, on June 28 and 29. Eaton will highlight its portfolio that is helping enable the connected home of the future, including innovative LED lighting, residential energy management, backup power and wiring devices solutions.
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2017-06-23

Capital Colour Installs RMGT 9 Series Press

Capital Colour, a full-service printing company based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada invested in an RMGT 9 series press manufactured by RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology (RMGT) and purchased through Canadian distributor KBR Graphics. Since its recent installation, the company has already begun to see major advantages and gains. Capital Colour purchased an RMGT 920ST5+LED+CUV 5-color sheetfed offset press with both Panasonic LED UV instant ink curing and Grafix HiCure UV coating systems. The press is the first of its kind installed in Western Canada running with both LED UV ink curing and HiCure UV coating systems.
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2017-06-23

2017 NECA Convention Surges with Change for Electrical Contractors

The 2017 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention & Trade Show will demonstrate how 70 percent of the nation’s electrical contractors are no longer just the installers.
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2017-06-23

Fulham’s HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver Certified for Title 20 in California and Oregon

Fulham Co., Inc., a supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced that its HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver (Part FHSP-UNV-10P-L-SD) has been certified compliant with California Energy Commission (CEC) Title 20 Code of Regulations for small battery charger systems.
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2017-06-23

Internet of Things applications see the light with GCT LED connectors

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now very much a reality, with new applications appearing daily – from wearable devices to city-wide traffic management systems. Full IoT implementations are often about Big Data analysis of large sensor arrays, giving us deeper insight and better ability to control our environment than previously possible.
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2017-06-22

Lutron Dimmers, Sensors and Automated Shades Standardized in Lennar’s Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Home Design Communities

Lighting and shade control leader Lutron Electronics today announced that its smart dimmers, occupancy sensors, and battery-powered shades will become standard offerings in the world’s first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED homes from Lennar, one of the nation's largest builders. Through the use of Lutron lighting and shade controls, buyers will enjoy such benefits as never entering a dark home and using lights and shades to mimic occupancy when away from home.
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Samsung Electronics today announced two new additions to its chip-scale package (CSP) line-up: LM101B, a 1W-class mid-power LED, and LH231B, a 5W-class high-power LED. Built with enhanced CSP technology, the new LED packages deliver industry-l... READ MORE

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its existing portfolio for flash applications with a product featuring a specially developed chip sized package (CSP). With Ceramos C, Osram is following the trend for miniaturization as the new... READ MORE