2016-11-30

Fraunhofer FEP Presents Flexible OLEDs Glowing from First European Open Access Pilot Line

As one of the core team partners within the European pilot line project PI-SCALE Fraunhofer FEP presents first demonstrators of flexible OLED out from this project.
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2016-11-22

Ecobuild Southeast Asia and International Construction Week 2017 Strengthens Construction Industry Safety and Quality

UBM Malaysia is organizing Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2017, to be held from 12 to 14 April at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), hosted by Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia. This event will mark the fourth year of partnership with the International Construction Week 2017, positioned as the region’s leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment. This year’s theme, “Towards Enhancing Quality & Safety in Construction”, pits perfectly with one of the pillars of the Malaysia Construction Industry Transformation plan till 2020(CITP).
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2016-11-22

Guangzhou Int’l Lighting Exhibition 2017 to Feature THINKLIGHT: The Convergent Future

The 22nd edition of the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia, is set to take place from 9 – 12 June 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. Based on positive feedback from the industry, the “THINKLIGHT” show concept was a resounding success and will continue to develop at the 2017 show under the theme “The convergent future”. In the LED era, lighting has capabilities that are greater than basic on/off and dimming functions. The totality of lighting has moved beyond the scope of illumination and the industry is witnessing the creation of a future that converges different sectors and elements that revolve around human wellbeing.
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2016-11-15

Consumers Energy Donates 75,000 LED Bulbs to Light Up West Michigan Food Banks

With the holiday season approaching, Consumers Energy is supporting Michigan nonprofit organizations that provide help to those in need.
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2016-11-08

EVERLIGHT Highlights Infrared Products and LEDs of Other Wavelengths and Colors at electronica

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, is going to showcase its newest infrared, automotive and lighting products at electronica 2016. The newest offerings will be supported by six daily half-hour product introductions on all four days of the show (Stand: Hall A3, 307).
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2016-11-08

Eaton and Lighting Design Lab at Seattle City Light Offer Education Lighting Classes

Power management company Eaton, a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, today announced Eaton’s lighting and controls specialists will teach alongside Lighting Design Lab (LDL) experts this month. The continuing education classes help utility program managers, lighting specifiers and lighting project managers learn the latest energy management and conservation solutions including advanced lighting and controls technologies.
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2016-11-08

Changing the Future of Light and Technology at LIGHTFAIR® International 2017

The transformative powers of innovation and imagination will converge in a global presentation of light and technology at LIGHTFAIR®International 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia May 7 – 11 (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute®: May 7 – 8; Trade Show & Conference: May 9 – 11).
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2016-11-08

Northeast Group Ranks Echelon as Top Three in Global Smart Street Lighting Systems

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon is ranked among the top three providers of smart connectivity deployments in a global study of the LED and "smart" networked street lighting market. The independent study was recently published by Northeast Group which analyzes and forecasts the market from 2016 through 2026, and finds that the next wave of Internet of Things (IoT) investment will take place in the public outdoor street lighting market. According to the report, “Echelon was an early mover in the smart streetlight field.” The company also captured the number one position in Asia-Pacific for installed market share.
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2016-11-07

LG Innotek Displays Innovative LED Components at Electronica 2016

LG Innotek announced that it is exhibiting the latest core automotive components along with components for smart devices and LED lighting at Electronica 2016, which is being held in Munich, Germany from November 8 to 11. 
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2016-11-04

Instrument Systems Showcases Comprehensive Photometric Solutions at SIL in London

Instrument Systems will be showcasing various photometric solutions under the slogan “Explore the full spectrum!” at this year’s Strategies in Light Europe (SIL Europe) in London from 23-24 November 2016. Besides the proven CAS 140CT spectroradiometer and the LumiCam imaging photometer and colorimeter, the display at Stand R4 will include the LGS 350 goniophotometer.
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2016-11-04

LED Expo Thailand 2017 to Showcase Innovative LED Lighting Products

MEX Exhibitions and IMPACT Exhibition Management have announced the 5th edition of LED Expo Thailand in 2017. The Expo will cover an exhibition area of 20,000 sqm and is considered to be ASEAN’s Largest International Exhibition on LED Lighting Products & Technologies. The Expo is expected to draw more than 20,000 national and international trade visitors. The 5th edition of LED Expo Thailand will be held at Challenger 1, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok from 11-13 May 2017.
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2016-11-02

Rensselaer LRC Expands Paid Externships in Lighting Degree Programs

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has recently expanded its M.S. in Lighting degree program to include a paid career externship at a leading lighting manufacturer, design firm, or government organization. Upon graduation, students now have the opportunity to participate in a paid externship for three months or more with one of many lighting organizations that have agreed to host LRC students, including Current by GE, OSRAM, Philips Lighting, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Bridgelux, Hubbell Lighting, Ketra, USAI Lighting, and numerous others.
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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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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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