2017-06-22

[New LED Publication] One Light To Rule Them All

L.E.D.: A History of the Future of Lighting,published by CreateSpace, is available on Amazon for immediate purchase.
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2017-06-22

Urbanova Reaches Milestone with Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot

Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, has reached a key milestone with its Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot, installing sensors on and collecting data from 10 streetlights across the district. Urbanova founding partner Avista will install an additional 29 LED fixtures with dimming capabilities in the fall. With the pilot, Urbanova is defining how to develop and design a living laboratory and harnessing data to gain insights, empower people and solve urban challenges in new ways.
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2017-06-21

Cambridge Nanotherm Partners with Inabata for Global Sales and Distribution

Cambridge Nanotherm, producer of innovative nanoceramic thermal management technology for LEDs and electronics, today announces a partnership with Japanese sales and distribution giant Inabata. The partnership adds a global sales and distribution arm to the UK-based company. The agreement gives Inabata worldwide sales and distribution rights for Cambridge Nanotherm’s thermal management solutions across key territories.
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2017-06-21

Leading Lighting Manufacturer Announces New Partnerships with Sales Agencies in Canada and Ohio

Elemental LED, a leading U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced today partnerships with MVP Lighting and Jack Duffy & Associates that extends its Diode LED product brand into Canada and Ohio. 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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2017-06-20

Future Lighting Solutions Launches the Usable Light Tool (ULT) Version 2.4 for UV and Horticultural Applications

Future Lighting Solutions, the world-class leader and innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, announces the inclusion of non-visible LEDs and horticultural LEDs to its Usable Light Tool (ULT). Available free of charge to engineers worldwide, the ULT enables lighting designers to simulate usable light from LEDs, allowing the user to make critical LED selection decisions.
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2017-06-20

Zumtobel Group opens showroom in Malmö

On 13 June 2017 the Zumtobel Group opened the first showroom displaying the international lighting group’s entire product range. In collaboration with the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, the Zumtobel Group has created a space over approximately 250 square metres in which light can be experienced in all its diverse areas of application. The display is located in the Swedish city of Malmö, which is already home to Zumtobel Group’s main sales office for the Nordic region. The site is now being extended with the showroom in the same building. 
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2017-06-14

LumiGrow Brings Smart Horticultural Lighting to FreshTEC Expo

LumiGrow Inc., the leader in smart horticultural lighting, will be premiering their LED lighting and software suite at this year’s United FreshTEC Expo for the first time in Chicago on June 13th to 15th. 
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2017-06-13

Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

  Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, announced it has repurchased 57,818 shares in the period June 5, 2017 to June 9, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.49 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 1.99 million.
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2017-06-13

U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. Partners with greencents to Launch Energy Efficiency Program

U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. ("USG&E"), a national retail energy supplier operating in eleven states and the District of Columbia, announces the launch of its Simply Green program featuring greencents™.  USG&E provides energy products and services to nearly 250,000 customers across the U.S. and offers a variety of value-added energy products.  In addition to USG&E Rewards, which provides qualified customers exceptional rewards each and every month, customers now have the opportunity to benefit from the latest in energy-efficiency technology and information provided by USG&E's Simply Green program.
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2017-06-13

CORIAL Expands Coverage and Seeks Distributors for Mutual Growth

CORIAL, a pioneer in design and manufacturing of plasma processing equipment for specialty semiconductor markets, is expanding its global business reach. The company is actively looking for new distributor partners to join its sales and support network.
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2017-06-12

Field Testing New Breath-Alcohol Detection Device Equipped with Facial Recognition

Hitachi, Ltd. announced the development of a prototype system for a new breath-alcohol detection device equipped with facial recognition, and verification field tests with Hitachi Capital Auto Lease Co., Ltd. (Hitachi Capital Auto Lease). 
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2017-06-12

Netherlands-Based Research Institute Selects USHIO's High-Intensity EUV Light Source for Research and Evaluation

The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (hereinafter “TNO”) and USHIO INC. (HQ: Tokyo, President and CEO: Kenji Hamashima) announced that TNO opened an experimental EUV exposure and analysis facility (“EBL2”) on March 27, 2017. Through this facility, TNO provides EUV-related companies and institutions with the services to study and evaluate EUV optics as well as masks, pellicles, and sensors.
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2017-06-09

AIXTRON Appoints Dr. Felix Grawert as New Member of the Executive Board

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced the appointment of Dr. Felix Grawert (41) as a new member of the Executive Board. Dr. Grawert will assume the position on October 1, 2017 or earlier.
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2017-06-09

Eaton’s LED Lighting and Controls Solutions Help a Latin America Environmental Company Achieve LEED Platinum Certification

Power management company Eaton today announced that its LED lighting solutions, including lighting and controls, have helped THREE Consultoría Medioambiental, an environmental consultant company located in Monterrey, Mexico, achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum BD+C v4 certification for New Construction from the U.S. Green Building Council for its new corporate offices. An advocate for green construction, the company’s new headquarters is the first in Latin America and the second worldwide to obtain this significant honor.
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2017-06-09

Tamlite Lighting Joins the Lighting Industry Academy

The LIA are proud to announce that Tamlite Lighting have become the latest Ambassador of the Lighting Industry Academy
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2017-06-09

Western Norway Gets Connected LED Street Lighting from Philips Lighting for ‘Smart City’ Initiative

Philips Lighting announced that 11 municipalities in southern Rogaland in Western Norway will be transformed into smart municipalities over the next two years. Over 18,000 connected Philips LED street lights will be installed and controlled remotely using the Philips CityTouch lighting management system. The combination of LED luminaires and remote monitoring and control will transform the management of lighting across the municipalities, enabling energy and operational savings.
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2017-06-08

Seoul Semiconductor Resolves LED Filament Bulb Lawsuit against Global Retailer Kmart and Pursues Further Patent Enforcement Initiatives

On June 8, 2017, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (collectively “Seoul”) announced that they have resolved a patent litigation that was filed on behalf of Seoul and The Regents of the University of California against Kmart Corporation. The patent case was filed in U.S. Federal District Court, asserting infringement of eight patents based upon Kmart’s sales of Kodak/Spotlite branded filament LED bulbs.
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2017-06-08

NEC and Hiperwall Partner to Provide Innovative Large-Display Video Wall Solutions for Control Rooms Worldwide

NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. and Hiperwall Inc. announced a new hardware–software partnership to provide large-display video wall solutions for control rooms and other venues. To offer customers integrated solutions from either company, as well as a seamless purchasing experience, sales representatives from both companies will be cross-trained, allowing them to share knowledge, expertise, and experience.
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2017-06-08

Lithonia Lighting Recalls to Repair Ceiling Light Fixtures Due to Impact Hazard

Name of Product: LED light fixtures   Hazard: The plastic diffuser lens can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.   Remedy: Repair
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2017-06-07

LEDVANCE Commits to the Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Lighting Challenge - Company Announces to Sell 2.5 Billion LED Lamps by 2023

LEDVANCE, one of the global leaders in general lighting, has committed to the Clean Energy Ministerial Global Lighting Challenge (GLC). During the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial Summit (CEM8) in Beijing, LEDVANCE announced its commitment to selling 2.5 billion energy efficient LED Lamps by 2023.
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2017-06-07

Collaboration between Seren Photonics and Bluglass Leads to Successful Semipolar GaN Template Process Transfer

Seren Photonics Limited (a developer of semipolar gallium nitride products based near Cardiff, Wales) and BluGlass Limited (ASX:BLG  an Australian technology developer, commercialising breakthrough semiconductor manufacturing process and equipment) have announced the completion of phase 1 of the transfer of Seren’s semipolar GaN template process to the BluGlass MOCVD epitaxial services.
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2017-06-07

Vektrex to Present Seminar with Instrument Systems and Rapitech at Opto Taiwan 2017

Attend this seminar to learn everything that you need to know about the CAS140D, including: high precision color binning with the CAS140D, how to integrate the CAS140D and SpikeSafe Performance Series Current Source into your light measurement system, challenges of UV LED measurement, and the specifications that define a performance current source.
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2017-06-07

ERP Power and Future Lighting Solutions Sign Global Distribution Agreement

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a major provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a global distribution franchise agreement with Future Electronics, a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools. Future Electronics is globally integrated with lighting solutions expertise in 44 countries around the world to accelerate time to market and facilitate architectural, commercial and industrial lighting fixture development.
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2017-06-06

Watchfire Announces Winners of Third Annual LED Sign Awards

Eden Resort in Lancaster, Penn., wanted a sign that would capture the essence of their property and allow them to advertise their many events and services. The experts at W.J. Stricker Signs, Inc., recommended a Watchfire display as part of a creatively designed and professionally fabricated one-of-a-kind digital sign. The workmanship and creative use of LED signage earned W.J. Stricker Signs, Inc. of New Oxford, Penn., the Grand Prize in the 2017 Watchfire LED Sign Awards.
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2017-06-06

THine Announces Development of Transmission Lines for the Advanced Next-Generation High-Speed Interface Standard V-by-One US

THine Electronics, Inc., the global leader in high-speed serial interface and provider of mixed-signal LSI, has been developing transmission lines for the advanced next-generation high-speed interface standard for 4K and 8K video images “V-by-One® US” with several partner companies, and announces that its achievement will be exhibited at the booth of DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD. at JPCA Show 2017 (the 47th International Electronic Circuits Exhibition).
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2017-06-06

Alpha to Host LED Seminar and Showcase High Reliability LED Packaging & Assembly Materials at GILE 2017 in Guangzhou

Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will host a joint LED seminar with its sister company “MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions” at Westin Pazhou Hotel on June 10.  In addition, Alpha will showcase its vast LED materials portfolio and will present a technical paper at the upcoming Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) taking place June 9th – 12th in China.
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2017-06-06

Illumitex Raises $4 Million in Venture Capital to Accelerate Digital Horticulture

Illumitex Inc., a major manufacturer of horticultural LED fixtures, has received $4 million in equity funding from WP Global Partners and NEA to accelerate the development and deployment of its digital horticulture system. WP Global lead the recent $4 mm round of growth capital. 
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2017-06-06

Düsseldorf District Court maintains Decisions of Preliminary Injunctions against Everlight for Infringement of Nichia’s YAG Patent

On April 25, 2017, the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany has rendered judgments in favor of Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) maintaining three preliminary injunctions against Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Everlight”) for infringement of Nichia’s YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929). The preliminary injunctions concern the white LED products “334-15/X1C5-1QSA”, „334-15/T2C2-1TVB“ and „XI3535-KT577J1-03201-000P“ manufactured by Everlight and distributed in Germany.
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2017-06-05

Edison Opto Will Showcase at 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Edison Opto will showcase the latest lighting products at 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition from June 09 to June 12, 2017, including automotive LED, outdoor lighting, TM-30 technique, flexible filament bulb series, and horticulture lighting. The booth will be located at No.A19 in Hall 10.2, China Import and Export Fair Complex.
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2017-06-05

Nichia Updates on the Patent Lawsuit Filed by Everlight

On April, 25, 2017, a Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Everlight”) issued a press release, announcing that it had filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court against Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) and other companies.
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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