2016-06-02

Luminoso Appoints Mike Brunnick as Global SVP of Sales

Luminoso, a leading text understanding software company with roots in the MIT Media Lab, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Brunnick to the position of Global SVP of Sales, where he will report directly to Catherine Havasi, CEO. In this new role, Brunnick will be responsible for global revenue and client development at Luminoso; importantly, he will also be charged with building new channel partner relationships that provide Luminoso access to new clients and incremental revenue opportunities.
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2016-06-02

Etron Showcases Automotive “Smart Car” Applications at Computex 2016

Addressing the rapidly growing area of “Smart Car” in the IoT space, Etron Technology (TPEx: 5351.TW) will showcase its offerings of Known-Good-Dies (KGD) memory, USB Type-C Controller, Spherical 360°x3D Controller, and Automotive LED Drivers. Etron will demonstrate the system products enabled by these innovative solutions, e.g. Audio Visual Navigation (AVN), Spherical 360°x3D Video Capture, Driver's State Detection and Gesture Control for Adaptive Driving Support, Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), and Automotive LED Lighting for “Smart Car” applications. Etron welcomes companies to experience these innovative solutions and meet the Etron Team at Computex 2016.
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2016-06-01

Diversified Nano Solutions Showcases Digital INKS Unlimited at Drupa

Based in San Diego, California, with manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe, DNSC specializes in developing and manufacturing digital inks, nano materials, and fluids for high-resolution, high-performance digital inkjet printing. DNSC provides unique ink development services, research, and turn-key ink supply and fulfillment solutions reaching end users, resellers and, printer manufacturers worldwide. DNSC has developed an extensive product line under the x-nano™ brand, providing a range of solutions including high-quality, low-cost black & color dye inks (Value-Series), pigment inks (Elite Series), special ultra-fast dry inks (S-Series), magnetic MICR inks (K-Series), invisible fluorescent color (RGB) inks, infrared-absorbing inks (I-Series), and special inks for food grade, textile, and special effect applications (F-, T-, and X-Series). The company’s digital inks target dot-on-demand inkjet applications based on thermal and piezo print heads using aqueous, oil, energy-curable (UV/LED), and eco-solvent based inks.
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2016-05-31

Philips Celebrates 125th Anniversary with New Interactive Exhibition in Museum

Did you know that May 2016 marks Philips’ 125th anniversary? A milestone that is worth commemorating. Over the past century Philips has transformed unexpected opportunities into meaningful innovations. It is this history that will serve as Philips’ inspiration for the next 125 years.
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2016-05-31

Panasonic Reopens Vietnam-based Showroom to Showcase Latest Premium Lifestyle Solutions

Panasonic Vietnam (Panasonic) opened its newly designed corporate showroom, Panasonic Risupia Vietnam, in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the company’s establishment, today. The showroom has been renovated to showcase the latest Premium Lifestyle solutions and provide a more interactive experience for visitors.
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2016-05-27

Event alert! Wellmax products Will exhibit at the Incoming Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition/ Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition invitation from Wellmax

With over 2000 exhibitors from across the world, the 2016 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is coming! As part of Messe Frankfurt’s architecture and technology shows, it is expecting over hundred-thousand visitors this year at the China Import and Export Fair Complex this year. This is definitely one of the biggest lighting exhibitions in the world that you should not miss.
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2016-05-26

Porsche Incorporates LED Headlighting from Osram in its Le Mans Package

In bright sunshine, the reigning world champions with the number 1 car, Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU), set the best time of the day in 1:58.012 minutes during the first of two 90 minute sessions. The number 2 sister car, shared by Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE), set the third fastest lap of the day (1:58.577 min) on the 7.004 kilometre long circuit.
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2016-05-26

LIA Council of Management for 2016 Elaborates on Strategy and Vision

Peter Scott from Fern-Howard Lighting took up his tenure as President of the LIA Council of Management at the LIA’s Annual Luncheon in May.During the day, Dave Ribbons of Lutron EA Ltd and Mike Collett of WILA Lighting Limited, took up their position as Vice Presidents.
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2016-05-25

LG's New Curved OLED TV Line Hits U.S. Retail Market

LG Electronics USA today announced pricing and availability for its 2016 OLED TV line, including the newly launched flat-panel B6 and curved-panel C6 series OLED TVs, which join the already released LG SIGNATURE OLED G6 and LG OLED E6 series available at leading retailers nationwide.
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2016-05-24

Leaders in Online Wholesale Trade and Exhibitions to Debut "O2O2O Solution" Service at SIGN and LED CHINA 2016 Expositions

UBM plc, one of the world's leading trade exhibition organisers, and Alibaba's B2B business unit, including Alibaba.com and 1688.com, the leading platforms for online wholesale trade of the Alibaba Group, today announced the launch date of the B2B industry's "game-changing" sourcing solution and service.
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2016-05-24

Solar Soccer Marks an Unofficial Start of UN Environment Summit

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX, PHIA) company and global leader in lighting, announces that a Solar Soccer match at its Community Light Center outside Nairobi marked the unofficial start of the second United Nations Environment Assembly.
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2016-05-23

Panasonic To Supply Large LED Displays to Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Panasonic, which supports the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Rio 2016 Olympics) and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as an Official Worldwide Partner for the Olympic Games*1, today announced the company will launch a variety of global marketing activities in its sponsorship category. Through these activities, Panasonic hopes to deliver the splendor and excitement of sports and help nurture the Olympic Movement.
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2016-05-20

Opple Lighting’s Nepali Distributor Supports Good Cause by Visiting Hospital and Rehab for Disabled Children

G. P. Trading Concern, national distributor of Opple LED lighting in Nepal, initiated a noble cause this April 2016. On behalf of the entire company, a group of 16 employees decided to visit Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children (HRDC), a leading hospital with specialization in orthopedic and reconstructive surgery, treatment of cerebral palsy and management of spine problems.
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2016-05-20

Fulham ThoroLED AC LED Retrofit Kits Certified as ENERGY STAR(R) Luminaire 2.0 Compliant

Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced that three models of its AC-powered ThoroLED LED Retrofit Kits have been tested and certified as ENERGY STAR® Luminaire 2.0 compliant.
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2016-05-20

Eaton’s LED Products Honored in Next Gen Luminaires SSL Design Competition and LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards

Power management company Eaton, a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, today announced that its light-emitting diode (LED) products received three prestigious Next Generation LuminairesTM (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition awards and two LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI) Innovation Awards®. The awards were presented during ceremonies at LIGHTFAIR International on April 26.
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2016-05-18

LIA's New Laboratories Tested for LightingEurope’s Compliant Lighting Initiative

The Lighting Industry Association’s (LIA) new state of the art, 12,500 sq ft purpose built Laboratories have bid successfully and are undertaking testing as part of LightingEurope’s Compliant Lighting Initiative.
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2016-05-17

Osram to Showcase Automotive LEDs at Automechanika Birmingham

At the first ever Automechanika at the NEC Birmingham, Osram will be presenting a number of innovations across all lighting technologies, underlining their position as the world leader in automotive lighting. Highlights include a complete LED/OLED rear light cluster demonstrator, a modular LED Matrix demonstrator, LED DRL and FOG lights as well as market leading upgrade halogen and HID bulbs such as NIGHT BREAKER UNLIMITED and COOL BLUE INTENSE. There will also be a range of trade and retail Point of Sale (POS) solutions and displays on show and an opportunity for garages and workshops to learn about the Osram Installer Programme and sign up at the show.
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2016-05-13

DOE Launches Pre-workshop Sessions for Connected Lighitng Systems Workshop

DOE’s Connected Lighting Systems Workshop will gather top experts in the lighting, semiconductor, and IT industries for cross-cutting dialogue that expands on critical discussions held at an inaugural DOE SSL meeting in November 2015.
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2016-05-10

Fluence Bioengineering Unveils Horticulture Lighting Improved Efficacy

Fluence Bioengineering, a photobiology design and manufacturing company, has developed an indoor and greenhouse lighting system with an efficacy above 2.0 micromoles per joule (µmol/J) according to replicate, collaborative testing conducted by Rutgers University and Utah State University. The testing found that the VYPRx PLUS had a 21 percent and 58 percent greater efficacy than the leading 1000-watt double-ended and single-ended high pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures respectively, and better than any of the LED technologies studied in an economic analysis of greenhouse lighting paper by Nelson and Bugbee1.
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2016-05-10

Instrument Systems and Konica Minolta Sensing Companies to Co-Host Light, Color, and Display Seminar

Concurrent with SID Display Week 2016, which takes place in San Francisco, California, USA, May 22-27, 2016, Instrument Systems, Radiant Vision Systems and Konica Minolta Sensing Americas will co-host a free educational seminar on display measurement technology.
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2016-05-09

GlacialTech to Unveil Latest LED Lighting Solutions at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

GlacialTech, the diversified LED technology provider, will showcase its latest LED lighting products and solutions at the 21st Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition. From June 9th to 12th, visitors can come see new, energy efficient GlacialLight LED lights, cold-forged GlacialTech LED Heatsinks, and high power factor GlacialPower LED Drivers. GlacialTech invites all interested parties to visit its booth at Hall 11.2 #B04 in the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou China.
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2016-05-06

Osram is to Shed Light on the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm

As pioneers in entertainment lighting, Osram and Clay Paky are once again being entrusted to provide exceptional lighting effects for the shows staged at the Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Stockholm from May 10 to 14, 2016. Around 1,000 moving heads equipped with state-of-the-art light sources will be used to present, in the best possible light, the contestants from 42 countries during the semi-finals and the final. “We are really pleased to be back at this prestigious event with our lighting products”, said Hans-Joachim Schwabe, CEO of the Specialty Lighting business unit at Osram. Frederik Jönsson, the lighting designer for this year’s contest added: “For lighting designers the Eurovision Song Contest is like the Holy Grail. It attracts an enormous number of viewers from all over the world, and it's a huge challenge: to do it and to do it right.”
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2016-05-04

ZEDGE Lauches New Proprietary Thermal Radiation Material for LED Substrate

ZEDGE Materials Inc. (“ZEDGE”), a Taiwan-based company with focus on inventing hitech materials for LED lighting and other industrial products, successfully launched its proprietary thermal radiation material at the Light + Building Fair Frankfurt (“the Fair”) 2016. The material, which consists of a simple ceramic based coating applied on the LED substrate, is innovatively designed to replace the function of heat sink in high power LED lighting (bay light, down light, street lamp, light engines, etc).
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2016-04-29

European Photonics Industry Consortium and LUX Photonics Consortium Signs Memorandum for Photonics Development

EPIC and LUX Photonics Consortium are mutually motivated in cooperative activities involving technological and commercial advancement in the area of photonics. The partnership will encourage direct contact and cooperation between the consortiums and its members, exchange of information and contacts, be the platform for members of a consortium to reach the other’s relevant government representatives, public funding bodies as well as other entities in the region, co-host visits of delegates of each consortium’s commercial trade missions and business events.
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2016-04-29

Soraa Wows Visitors at Lightfair International 2016 with LED Luminaires, Lamps and Accessories

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, today wraps up another exciting LIGHTFAIR International where the company displayed its full visible spectrum LED lamp and optical light engine lines; two new exquisitely designed, minimalist ambient LED luminaire series; Flicker FreeTM MR16s; and beam rotation and color enhancing SNAP System accessories. 
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2016-04-28

The Lighting Industry Association Joins All Party Parliamentary Group on Smart Cities

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has joined the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smart Cities, Chaired by Rt. Hon. Mark Prisk MP.
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2016-04-25

Flexible LED Filaments: How Liquidleds Reinvigorated the Vintage Beauty of Lighting

"We not only produce energy-efficient bulbs, but also strive to take the quality of lighting to the next level," says Michael Yu, CEO of the Taiwan-based Liquidleds. He made the comment while marking the debut of the world's first soft filament LED Lamp at Light + Building 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, the world's biggest platform for the lighting market. "In contrast to the ways most other players broke into the industry," Mr. Yu explained, "we have pursued patent protection for most of our new soft filament lamp technologies. These inventions, marked by the bendable characteristics of the soft filaments, drastically improves the quality of light and will open up a variety of options for a lighting fixture design." The demand for LED lighting market, Mr. Yu added, continues to grow at an increasingly robust pace, reducing the need for traditional lighting products. But the real challenge to the industry will be how to bring new sensory experiences for the consumers through design, how to let creativity roam wild into the world of lighting.
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2016-04-22

Energy Focus, Inc. To Introduce A New Line of Connected LED Lighting Products During Light Fair 2016

Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI), a leader in LED lighting technologies, today announced its development of a new generation of “Network-Ready,” dimmable LED lighting products, including dimmable tubular LED lamps (“TLEDs”) that operate in direct-wire mode (without a ballast) and dual-mode (with or without a ballast), an integrated, dimmable emergency backup TLED, and a dimmable luminaire. These products, along with other newly developed products from Energy Focus, will be featured at the company’s booth (#5955) at Light Fair 2016 being held at the San Diego Convention Center on April 26-28, 2016. (See: http://www.energyfocusinc.com/wp-content/uploads/LightFair-2016-Featured-Products.pdf).
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2016-04-22

Monocrystal to Double Polishing Capacity in 2016

Monocrystal, a global leader in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, today announced its plans to significantly increase its polishing capacity by the end of 2016.
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2016-04-22

DOE Releases Lighting Alternatives Maximizing Performance & Suitability (LAMPS) Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy's Building Technologies Office Emerging Technologies (ET) program is announcing the availability of up to $3 million in funding to develop energy efficient replacement lamps in general illumination applications. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 set a 45 lumen per watt minimum efficacy backstop requirement effective beginning January 1, 2020. ET's Lighting Alternatives Maximizing Performance and Suitability (LAMPS) program seeks to create suitable high-efficacy lighting options for incandescent lamps where none exist today.
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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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