2016-08-16

Principal LED Releases New LED Module for Signage Applications

The story of the development of Principal LED’s latest product release, the Fusion Freedom™, is one of classic American inspiration and innovation.
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2016-08-12

LIGHTFAIR® Int’l 2017 Call for Speakers

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) Conference, which offers hundreds of hours of education in a highly diverse curriculum, begins its run to opening day 2017 with the Call for Speakers launching August 8.  This global invitation calls for top lighting and design practitioners to submit to speak at the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference in Philadelphia May 7 – 11, 2017 (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute®: May 7 – 8; Trade Show & Conference: May 9 – 11).
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2016-08-11

IES Selects Seven Acuity Brands Luminaires for Annual Progress Report

Seven LED lighting solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) were selected for the 2016 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, which showcases the year's most significant developments in the art and science of lighting. Acuity Brands luminaires selected by IES address a variety of lighting applications in the commercial, educational, transportation and retail sectors.
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2016-08-11

RLT Named Recipient of Marcum Tech Top 40 Award

The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP has announced that Revolution Lighting Technologies ("Revolution Lighting") has made the Marcum Tech Top 40 (TT40) list of fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Revolution Lighting will be honored alongside 39 other TT40 companies at an awards ceremony September 22 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.
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2016-08-05

Sony New Showroom in New York to Showcase LED and Other Technology

Sony Corporation of America announced the opening of Sony Square NYC, a showplace for the latest in Sony entertainment and technology. Located in the Company's New York City headquarters at 25 Madison Avenue, the facility offers visitors the chance to check out select new Sony technologies and products, some of which are still in the prototype stage. Additionally, the intimate space will be used for unique consumer events, such as photography classes with world-renowned photographers, exclusive movie screenings and invitation-only performances by Sony Music artists.
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2016-07-27

Russian President Vladimir Putin Visits Monocrystal’s Booth

On July 21, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) held a Forum and an Innovation Exhibition at the VDNH (the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) in Moscow.  One of the largest expositions at the show was that of Monocrystal’s, which demonstrated sapphire epi-polished wafers for LEDs, sapphire screens for smartphones, and metallization pastes for solar cell manufacturing. 
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2016-07-07

RayVio Deep UV LEDs Deliver Strong Disinfection Performance in Test

RayVio, an advanced health and hygiene company, today announced study results from efficacy testing of its deep ultraviolet (UV) LED solution for disinfection. The study shows that RayVio’s deep UV LEDs can eliminate bacteria found in hospitals and homes more quickly and to a higher degree than today’s most common disinfection products, aiding in the fight against hospital acquired infections (HAI).
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2016-07-01

LightPointe Investment in Visible Light Communications Pays Off as Company Backs Firefly Wireless Networks to Target VLC and LiFi Market

LightPointe Communications, Inc., which is the dominant manufacturer of long range outdoor point to point wireless bridges using radio frequency and laser technology, announced that it has formed and co-owns a new company aimed at the emerging hot tech sector referred to as Visible Light Communications and LiFi, orLight Fidelity. The new company, Firefly Wireless Networks LCC, has launched after two years in “stealth mode,” with LightPointe’s R&D labs in San Diego, California serving as the technology incubator. Firefly is owned by LightPointe Communications, the number one manufacturer of hybrid 60 GHz radios, 80 GHz radios, and Free Space Optics solutions, Berg and Berg Enterprises, a multi-billion dollar venture capital firm, and Teleconnect GmbH, a telecommunications engineering company.
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2016-06-30

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 gathered a record 140,000+ visitors from around the world

Taking the lighting sector’s transformation in stride, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) wrapped up its 21st edition with visitor figures reaching a record high. The expo maintains its steady position as an influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event by receiving strong industry support – support that was demonstrated through its largest annouced visitor figures in decades. The 2016 edition, held from 9 – 12 June at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, welcomed 145,080 visitors (2015: 135,990) – more than a six percent increase from last year’s numbers – from 137 countries and regions. These professionals hailed from China as well as from various developed and emerging markets worldwide. The top 10 overseas visiting countries and regions were Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, the US, Australia, Italy and Germany.
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2016-06-30

Philips Studies Impact of Public Lighting Installations

Philips Lighting frequently partners with government organizations and non-profit groups to incorporate unique and effective lighting products into infrastructure and facilities, resulting in tangible and meaningful contributions to the public realm. These lighting installations serve much more than a utilitarian purpose of providing light. In many cases, they spark increased tourism, economic development, community pride and neighborhood revitalization.
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2016-06-29

VOLT Lighting's Fixtures Approved by the International Dark Sky Association

VOLT® Lighting, leading factory-direct lighting manufacturer, announces actions taken in support of the International Dark Sky Association and its conservation goals. A long-time supporter of the association, VOLT® Lighting recently renewed their corporate sponsorship and submitted about three dozen of their lights for Dark Sky’s ‘Fixture Seal of Approval (FSA)’ program. All fixtures were approved and can be located in the new Dark Sky Approved fixture category.
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2016-06-28

LED Lighting Solutions from Zumtobel Received Red Dot Awards

Lighting solutions from Zumtobel epitomise sophisticated design that is honed to reflect the specific needs of users. Further multiple red dot awards demonstrate the high solutions competence and innovative strength of the Austrian lighting manufacturer. "The red dot award 2016 recognises our efforts to develop innovative lighting concepts for our customers, which impress through a blend of excellent lighting quality, aesthetic design and significant added value," explains Daniel Lechner, Marketing Director Zumtobel. "With SUPERSYSTEM II we have extended the success story of the product family into the second generation. The high-quality design and adaptability of this light tool offer users enormous freedom when it comes to planning."
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2016-06-27

MD-SIG Releases LEDset Specifications for Interoperable LED Components

The Module-Driver Interface Special Interest Group (MD-SIG), a lighting-industry consortium, has published its LEDset specifications. LEDset provides the lighting market with a standardized, multi-vendor, electrical interface for LED systems, which simplifies the process of matching LED modules with suitable drivers.
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2016-06-24

Newmark Holdings Retrofits 24 NYC Commercial Properties With Independence LED Lighting

Newmark Holdings, a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate, announced it has completed LED lighting retrofits for 24 of the buildings in its NYC portfolio. Independence LED Lighting completed this benchmark energy efficiency initiative for Newmark Holdings, which represents one of the largest and most comprehensive commercial LED base building retrofits of its type in the U.S. Bay City Metering has worked closely with Newmark Holdings for over three decades as its utility submetering company and energy consultant and aligned Independence LED with Newmark Holdings. Bay City Metering played a significant role in both the project implementation and the relationship between Independence LED and Newmark Holdings.
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2016-06-24

PointGrab Joins Cisco Digital Ceiling Initiative for Smarter Buildings

PointGrab today announced that it has joined the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework as a partner for developing building automation solutions over one IP network. The Cisco Digital Ceiling is an IoT-based solution that connects building services in a single, converged IP network through an extensive ecosystem of leading-edge technologies.  PointGrab’s edge-analytics smart sensor, CogniPoint™, complements the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework by providing industry-leading occupancy analytics with low cost and intelligent connectivity to ensure that organizations are able to make better, more informed decisions affecting building management.
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2016-06-24

EarthTronics Appionts Diane M. Pena as Regional Sales Manager

EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact for its customers, announced today that is has appointed Diane M. Pena as Regional Sales Manager. Pena will be responsible for commercial sales through manufacturers rep agencies, electrical distribution, lighting showrooms, ESCOs, contractors and national accounts.
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2016-06-24

Luminous Patterns from Philips Lighting Made Debut at NeoCon

Philips Lighting debuted its new Luminous Patterns product line at the NeoCon tradeshow for commercial interiors at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. Luminous Patterns fuses decorative patterns of light into customized architectural wall and ceiling panel systems, enabling designers to create innovative new experiences for retail, hospitality, office and healthcare applications.
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2016-06-23

Legrand Joins Cisco Digital Ceiling Framework, Deploys PoE LED Lighting for Launch Fishers

Legrand®, a global leader in high-performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced it has joined the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework. Along with Superior Essex and Platformatics, Legrand will deploy an intelligent Power over Ethernet-based LED lighting system at the Launch Fishers office building in Fishers, Indiana.
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2016-06-22

Eaton to Showcase Energy-Saving Residential Solutions at the 2016 PCBC Show

Power management company Eaton, a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, will showcase its innovative and energy-saving solutions for the residential building and construction industry at the 2016 PCBC trade show on June 22 and 23 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, booth 1215. At the largest home building trade show representing the West Coast region, visitors to Eaton’s exhibit can meet with company representatives and see its latest light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, wiring devices and power management technologies designed to save time, money and energy.
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2016-06-22

Leyard and Planar Awarded Seven Prestigious Industry Honors at InfoComm 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company, are the recipients of seven prestigious industry technology honors at InfoComm 2016, the largest event in North America focused on the professional AV industry.
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2016-06-20

LED Linear Wins at German Brand Award 2016

The German Brand Award is the award for successful brand management in Germany. Its aim: discover, showcase and reward groundbreaking brands and brand makers. Initiator of the competition is the German Design Council. Recipients are innovative brands, consistent brand management and sustainable brand communication as well as personalities and companies that are pioneering in the world of brands. LED Linear was represented this evening by Guido Beck, CEO of the supervising advertising agency BECKDESIGN. The agency in Bochum manages and develops the brand for 10 years together with LED Linear.
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2016-06-20

DOE Uploads 2016 Connected Lighting Systems Workshop Presentations

Thank you to all who attended DOE's Connected Lighting Systems Workshop, held June 8–9, 2016, in Santa Clara, CA. More than 170 attendees joined DOE and top lighting and IoT experts to examine key barriers and issues impacting development of connected lighting systems. For those new to connected lighting, two pre-workshop introductory sessions were held on communications and cybersecurity fundamentals.
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2016-06-17

Energy Focus CEO James Tu Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award Winner in Northeast Ohio

Energy Focus, a leader in LED lighting technologies today announced that James Tu, Chairman, President and CEO of Energy Focus, Inc., received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the technology category in Northeast Ohio. This year marks the 30thanniversary of theEY Entrepreneur of the Year Award program. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. James Tu was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio on June 9, 2016.
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2016-06-15

Philips Lighting Partners with International Rose Breeders for LED Research

Philips Lighting, a company owned by Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global market leader in lighting, is embarking upon an intensive partnership with Dümmen Orange™, an international breeder and producer of young plants. For both companies this is a way of increasing their knowledge about the effects of LED lighting on new red rose varieties and other plants. The contract was signed by both companies on Friday, 29 April. This initial step will be followed by other projects. At the rose breeding company in Kudelstaart one bay has now been fitted with a combination of HPS lamps (80 µmol/m2/s) and Philips GreenPower LED toplighting (80 µmol/m2/s), making a total of 160 µmol/m2/s.
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2016-06-15

Revolution Lighting Received US$2.25M for LED Retrofit Projects at Public School Systems

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced that it has recently been awarded LED lighting contracts within public education facilities totaling $2.25M. Recent awards include New Jersey public school systems of Chester, Chatham and Verona, in addition to the public school systems of Jim Thorpe and Pottsville in Pennsylvania.
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2016-06-15

Philips Lighting Teams with Amsterdam ArenA for Dynamic Pitch Lighting

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today signed an innovation partnership with Amsterdam ArenA for dynamic pitch lighting. As part of the agreement and in the run up towards UEFA Euro 2020, Philips Lighting will install a new combination of Philips ArenaVision LED pitch lighting with movable dynamic color spots in the Amsterdam ArenA. The new technology will meet the requirements of broadcasters for HDTV and will elevate the entertainment experience to a whole new level during concerts and events.
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2016-06-13

Samsung Electronics’ VP Visits Strategic Partner WELLMAX’s Booth at GILE

The annual Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition was held on 9th – 12th, June 2016. The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX’s booth was again a popular success, attracting big numbers. Attendee Andrea from Italy told the reporter, “We didn’t quite know WELLMAX before this exhibition, but we saw WELLMAX’s booth and it is really eye-catching, like a very professional and international company, so we have to come in and take a look.”
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2016-06-08

EVERLIGHT Product Portfolio Performance Enhanced to Light up the Guangzhou Lighting Exhibition

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. , a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, exhibits its full series of lighting, automotive and signage components inclusive of new products of UV series (UVA&UVC), DOB, the complete sets of 2835 series, together with the 3030CLU(AM) series for automotive-exterior installation. To strengthen the impression and understanding of customers, in this exhibition, real devices of lighting applications and vehicle-used modules are accompanied next to every demonstrated component especially. We sincerely welcome your visit for personal experience. (Booth Number: Hall 10.2, B02)
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2016-06-07

Demand for Trinseo's Clear UL-Certified Lighting Grades Emerges

Trinseo, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, today announced that it is seeing a strong demand for its polycarbonate compounds and blends. Of particular interest are Trinseo’s UL-certified clear grades, which allow for very high light transmission and the ability to compound in light diffusion aids to achieve uniformity of light distribution while maintaining high lumens efficiency.
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2016-06-04

LpS 2016 – The Leading European Lighting Conference Announced a Comprehensive Program

The 6th International LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2016) in Bregenz, Austria, from September 20th to 22nd, has increased the conference program to 5 parallel running tracks with 100+ lectures, 4 workshops, 3 forums and 3 top-level keynotes. The three days of the symposium have been divided into a “Strategy Day” followed by a “Technology and Design Day” and ending with a “Solution Day”. In addition to the outstanding conference program, over 100 exhibitors will present latest innovations and the current status of LED and OLED lighting in the 3,000 square meter exhibition area.The organizers are expecting more than 1,500 visitors from over 50 countries.
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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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