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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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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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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