2016-10-25

NEMA Publishes New White Paper on How to Reduce Energy Consumption in Commercial Buildings

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published a white paper that discusses new requirements that help reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings. NEMA WD ARCP 1-2016 Automatic Receptacle Control to Meet ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and California (CA) Title 24 explains the controlled receptacle requirement now appearing within non-residential energy codes, as well as a summary of typical application settings.
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2016-10-25

German Ministry of Economics Withdraws Clearance Certificate of Aixtron's Takeover by Grand Chip Investment

AIXTRON SE, one of the world’s leading providers of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced today that the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy has withdrawn vis-à-vis Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund LP, as indirect shareholder of Grand Chip Investment GmbH, its Clearance Certificate (Unbedenklichkeitsbescheinigung) issued on September 8, 2016 and announced a reopening of review proceedings in connection with the takeover offer by Grand Chip Investment GmbH.
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2016-10-24

WELLMAX: Dare to be Different

On Oct 15 2016, when Canton Fair was held in Guangzhou Pazhou Complex, a giant 160cm-tall LED bulb model immediately drew global buyers’ attention. This is another brand-new LED bulb image Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLLMAX) rolled out on the autumn Canton Fair.
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2016-10-20

Nichia Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Tachibana and E&E Japan in Tokyo

On October, 14, 2016, in a lawsuit filed by Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) against Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd (“Tachibana”) and E&E Japan Co., Ltd. (“E&E”), which companies imported and/or sold Blue LEDs manufactured by a Taiwanese company, Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., (“Everlight”), the Tokyo District Court found that the importation/sale of those Blue LEDs by E&E and Tachibana constituted infringement of Nichia's patent.
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2016-10-20

Xicato Signed a Distribution Agreement with CDI Enter for Smart Lighting

Xicato, an established manufacturer and thought leader in intelligent, connected light sources, today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement with Component Distributors Inc. (CDI), a leading value added distributor of high performance LED, power, wireless and sensor component technologies.
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2016-10-20

Xiamen Changelight Adds MOCVD Capacity with Veeco TurboDisc K475i Technology

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced today that Changelight Co., Ltd. has ordered additional TurboDisc® K475i™ Arsenic Phosphide (As/P) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system capability to increase production of red, orange, yellow (R/O/Y) light emitting diodes (LEDs).  Changelight qualified and put into production Veeco’s premiere K475i system in February 2016.
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2016-10-20

Lighting Science's Biological LED Lamp Awarded Best of What’s New by Popular Science

LED powerhouse Lighting Science® is proud to announce that their innovative biological LED lamp, the Genesis DynaSpectrum™, has been named a Best of What’s New 2016 product in the Home Category by Popular Science magazine. The magazine’s yearly round-up reviews thousands of new products in the science, home and technology spheres to determine just 100 winners that represent “a significant step forward” in their respective category.
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2016-10-18

WELLMAX Introduces AERO & ROCKET Attracts Global Attention at 120th Canton Fair

Oct 15 2016, the 120th Canton Fair got underway with grand celebration in the city of Guangzhou. After making a great hit on the Canton Fair this spring and on the International Lighting Fair in June, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX), as the LED Bulb Expert at the industry frontier, brought the company’s new star products: the high power LED bulb “Rocket” and the LED bulb “Aero” series to this 120thautumn Canton Fair.
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2016-10-17

Venture Lighting Offers Smart Lighting Design Tool on New Website

LED and HID lighting specialists, Venture Lighting Europe, has recently unveiled a new and refreshed website,www.venturelightingeurope.com, to display its range of new products and technologies.
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2016-10-14

Phoseon Technology's LED Lamps Renews Lifetime Record at More than 60,000 Hours

Phoseon Technology, the leader in LED curing solutions, today announced another major milestone for LED light sources. Phoseon’s air-cooled LED lamp has surpassed 60,000 hours of operational on-time with irradiance being greater than 80% of its original output when the test first began seven years ago.
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2016-10-14

Covestro Doubles Production Capacities of High- tech Plastic Following Inauguraiton of New Production Lines

To satisfy growing demand for polycarbonate in Asia, Covestro is doubling production capacities for the high-tech plastic from 200,000 to 400,000 metric tons per year at its site in Shanghai, China. Two new world-scale production lines for polycarbonate resins were inaugurated there on Wednesday, with state-of-the-art technologies and energy saving processes. This thrusts Covestro into becoming the world’s largest producer of such resins.
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2016-10-14

OLEDWorks Announces Availability of the Newest Addition to the Lumiblade Portfolio

OLEDWorks LLC, the leading U.S. OLED light engine and panel manufacturing company, is pleased to announce the availability of the Brite 2 OLED Panels, a significant expansion to its product portfolio.
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2016-10-13

DOE Announces Funding Opportunity for Solid-State Lighting R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a solid-state lighting (SSL) R&D funding opportunity on October 12, 2016. Under this funding opportunity (DE-FOA-0001613, “Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D—2017”), a total of up to $10 million in funding is directed toward all three existing DOE SSL R&D program areas:
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2016-10-13

Gooee Teams up with PointGrab for Smart Lighting Platform

Gooee, the world's first 'Full-Stack' operating platform to connect lighting manufacturers to the Internet of Things (IoT), announced today a partnership with PointGrab, a leading provider of an intelligent edge-analytics sensing solution. By connecting PointGrab's deep-learning based sensor, CogniPoint, into Gooee's ecosystem, and streaming the data to Gooee's cloud, the partnership aims to enhance the building automation industry through real-time intelligence and energy efficiency.
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2016-10-13

Sylvania Automotive Lighting's Survey Shows 62% of Drivers Avoid Driving at Night Due to Poor Visibility

A new survey released today from SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting, the leader in automotive lighting solutions for the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), found that more than two thirds (70 percent) of drivers are increasingly concerned about driving at night in the U.S.
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2016-10-12

DOE to Host Webinar for Facts on LED Street Lighting in Late October

  LED street lighting has been in the news a lot lately, in the wake of the American Medical Association (AMA) issuing community guidance that cited the potential for increased blue-wavelength light in the night sky resulting from the ongoing conversion of high-pressure sodium street lighting to LED. The applicability of that guidance, however, critically depends on the accuracy of a number of underlying assumptions and other relevant factors that, unfortunately, are not covered in the AMA document. On October 20, DOE will host a webinar to examine key issues re...
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2016-10-03

GE Lighting Challenge Stimulates Next Generation of Connected Home LEDs

To propel the connected home forward, GE is not only relying on inventors within its own walls, but challenging the Maker community to share their best ideas. Nearly 1,000 makers, from college students to data scientists, submitted connected lighting ideas for the home as part of an open innovation challenge built by GE, Make: and Hackster. The winning ideas, which all incorporate responsive voice command capabilities, may be considered as part of GE's connected LED product line, C by GE, in the future.  
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2016-10-03

Energy Focus, Inc. Fixtures Qualified for U.S. Navy Use on New Ships

Entire family of 2-ft Tubular LEDs and fixtures are first competitive choice for Navy in nearly 70 years
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2016-09-29

Shanghai Wellmax Launches Innovative Products in a Glimpse of the Star Exhibitor of Canton Fair

On Oct. 15, 2016, the 120th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), the largest international trade fair in the world, is to open in Guangzhou, China. While global economic trends show positive signals, the Canton Fair as the barometer of international trade and Chinese export performance, receives high expectations. After making a great hit at Canton Fair this spring and the International Lighting Fair in June, the LED Bulb Expert, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) will exhibit at the incoming autumn Canton Fair. It is said that WELLMAX has prepared some brand new idea on the way for the audience this time.
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2016-09-29

CEA-LETI, Taipei Computer Association and Semi Taiwan to Host Advanced Technology Forum in Taiwan

Oct. 3 Event Features Leti Experts on MEMS, IoT Communication Solutions,
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2016-09-22

Osram and BMW Nominated for 2016 German Future Prize

Osram and BMW were nominated for the 2016 German Future Prize for their project “Laser light in cars – throwing light on a safer future.” The prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding technical, engineering or scientific innovations. The two companies worked together to develop a light source and headlight technology for a laser high beam which is already in use on the BMW i8 and BMW 7 series cars.
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2016-09-22

LRC Calls for Volunteers for Study on Effects of Light from iPad Screens

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is recruiting subjects 18-30 years old to participate in a paid study that will take place on four consecutive Fridays: September 30, October 7, October 14, and October 21. The goal of the study is to test the effects of light from Apple iPad screens on melatonin production.
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2016-09-20

Los Angeles and Philips Lighting Test New Pathway to Smart City with Connected Street Lighting Infrastructure

Philips Lighting, the global leader in lighting, today announced that the City of Los Angeles is embarking on a new pilot project to expand its smart city capabilities designed to help improve public safety and support city services for residents, visitors and local businesses.
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2016-09-14

Acuity Brands LED Luminaires Win Prestigious Lighting for Tomorrow Award

Three decorative LED luminaires from Acuity Brands were selected to receive a 2016 Lighting for Tomorrow (LFT) award. The annual competition was created in 2002 to recognize the best decorative, energy-efficient luminaires in the market, and is organized by the American Lighting Association, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency and Underwriters Laboratories.
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2016-09-13

Osram Highlights Automotive Lighting at Automechanika 2016

At the leading international trade fair for the automobile industry in Frankfurt Osram is showcasing new products and innovative developments in the aftermarket sector
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2016-09-09

Dow Jones Names Osram as one of Most Sustainable Companies in its Industry

Osram has been included once again in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World. It is the third consecutive time that the company has been listed in the internationally renowned index. Measured against a number of sustainability criteria, Osram ranks among the top companies in the sector “electrical components & equipment.” The detailed analysis employed to review the composition of the index was conducted by the Swiss investment firm RobecoSAM on behalf of the index sponsor, S&P Dow Jones Indices. “Our inclusion on the index once again underscores the high priority we have placed on sustainability at our company,” said Olaf Berlien, Chief Executive Officer of OSRAM Licht AG.  
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2016-09-07

Energy Focus, Inc. Dimmable LED Honored in FEMP Call for Innovation

“Network Ready” forward-compatible TLED enables lighting controls and minimizes total cost of LED lighting retrofit
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2016-09-01

Instrument Systems Presents SSL Measurement Solutions for CIE S025 and TM-30-15 at LpS 2016

From Sept. 20–22, 2016 Instrument Systems will be informing visitors at the LED professional Symposium in Bregenz, Austria, about goniophotometric measurement solutions for solid-state lighting. A special focus will be placed on the topics of energy efficiency, CIE S 025 and IES TM-30-15. 
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2016-08-31

New Lighting Event Comes to California

Expanding on the resounding success of Lightspace dot London in combining innovation and inspiration for the architectural and lighting design communities, Revo Media and PennWell Corporation announced today the launch of Lightspace California to be held Feb. 28-March 2, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
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2016-08-24

Horticultural Lighting Conference Announces Speaker Lineup

The Horticultural Lighting Conference, presented by LEDs Magazine and owned by PennWell Corporation, announced today an impressive speaker lineup for the inaugural event to be held October 12, 2016 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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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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