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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2016-04-20

Sensity Systems and Genetec Team up to Offer Advanced IoT Public Safety and Security Solution

Sensity Systems Inc., provider of a leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Smart Cities, and Genetec Inc. “Genetec”, a leading manufacturer of open-platform, unified IP security solutions, today announced that the two companies will offer an advanced IoT public safety and security solution. Sensity and Genetec will demonstrate their solution in Booth #537 at the San Diego Convention Center at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), being held from April 26 to 28. The companies also announced that Kansas City, Missouri is deploying the solution to monitor its new streetcar line.
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2016-04-20

Lumileds Wins Sapphire Award for LUXEON C Color Line

Lumileds, the global leader in light engine technology, has won the LEDs Magazine Sapphire Award in the Packaged LEDs and OLED Panels category for the LUXEON C Color Line. The award was presented at a special event associated with the Strategies in Light and The LED Show conferences in Santa Clara, California. The Sapphire Awards are designed to recognize LED and solid-state lighting (SSL) innovations that are driving technology forward and revolutionizing the lighting market.
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2016-04-20

EVERLIGHT Unveils New Lighting and Signage LEDs at LED EXPO Thailand

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, exhibits complete LED component portfolio at Thailand LED Expo booth (4/19-4/22, Booth Number: S12) wherein exhibited components are inclusive of lighting, signage, infrared and automotive components. Its popular 2835 series, new products like DOB and ShwoF, together with signage LEDs will be demonstrated at this exhibition.
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2016-04-19

Rubicon Technology to Showcase New Products at Ceramics Expo and SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing Trade Show

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and components to the LED, optical, and consumer electronics markets, today announced that it will exhibit new sapphire products at two shows this month in addition to its traditional sapphire optical products. On display will be
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2016-04-18

Venture Lighting Europe Adds New LED Filament to Product Portfolio

Venture Lighting Europe has launched its very first range of VLED Filament Lamps for the domestic and commercial markets.
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2016-04-18

DOE's Workshop: How Should Connected Lighting Systems Be Integrated into the IoT?

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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2016-04-13

TILS and LED Taiwan 2016 Bridging the Supply Chain and Showcasing Business Opportunities for Smart Lighting!

The 4-day Taiwan International Lighting Show and LED Taiwan 2016 held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center formally started today (April 13). The Bureau of Foreign Trade, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association jointly organized the Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS). Meanwhile, TAITRA and SEMI Taiwan also joined forces for the third time to host LED Taiwan. These exhibits attracted a total of 238 exhibitors and companies from 9 countries and provided a total of 748 stalls, making it the largest and most professional exhibit in Taiwan for professional illumination technologies and applications. It is expected to attract 16,000 visitors, professionals, and potential buyers.
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2016-04-12

Osram To Demonstrate Phaser Laser Technology at Prolight+Sound 2016

Spotlights provide the right illumination for actors in front of the camera and on the stage, put concerts and other events in the right light and are the main tool for lighting designers looking to create spectacular effects. A special highlight from Osram at Prolight + Sound 2016 is the next generation of entertainment lighting based on laser technology. The Osram booth (E50 in Hall 3.0) features not only the Kreios Profile and Fresnel luminaires but also the new versions of the familiar and improved Lok-it! Power Series and the SplitStar S32, an innovative RGBW multi-chip LED module.
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2016-04-12

LM-80 Chair Discusses High-Power LED Trends and Standards

Rapidly evolving industry trends are driving change in test standards and test methods for LED devices. Of concern is meeting, understanding and testing to the standards. LM-80 Chair and Vektrex CTO Jeff Hulett will address these and other issues in his presentation during the TILS LED Lighting and Measurement Standards Seminar. Highlights include:
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2016-04-12

On The Lookout – Wellmax Showcase LED Bulb Innovation At Canton Fair

The Canton Fair is China’s largest trade fair, with the leading records of largest assortment of products and largest number of business deals made. The 2016 119th Canton Fair (Spring) will be held at Pazhou International Exhibition Complex in Guangzhou from April 15-May 4, 2016. WELLMAX, as the LED Bulb Expert, will attend the first session of the fair from April 1-19, 2016, showcase its newest series of LED bulb products along with Samsung LED chip technology to the global attendees.
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2016-04-11

Corning and OLEDWorks Roll out OLED Lighting Design Open Innovation Contest

Corning Incorporated and OLEDWorks LLC, along with innovation facilitator NineSigma, today announced an OLED lighting design open innovation contest.
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2016-04-08

Cree Selected as LED Lighting Supplier for Pilot and Flying J Stores across North America

Cree, Inc. announced an agreement with Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, to install indoor and outdoor LED lighting at select locations. The agreement provides for a retrofit of interior and exterior lighting, to include parking lot canopies, downlights and area luminaires for various new and existing travel centers. Using Cree's high-performing LED lighting with SmartCast® Technology, the project is anticipated to generate significant energy savings and eliminate nearly all lighting-related maintenance costs over the duration of Cree’s industry-leading 10 year warranty.
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2016-04-06

The Energy Focus Promise 10-Year Product Life Warranty

Energy Focus, Inc. (“Energy Focus”) promises to provide a hassle free warranty to the original end user (“Customer”) for its LED Lighting Products (“LED Product”) wherein the LED Product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of ten (10) years from the date of purchase by the Customer (the invoice date); provided the LED Product is installed to the specifications provided in the corresponding Energy Focus Product Specification Sheet. It is the responsibility of Customer and Installer to obtain Specification Sheet from Energy Focus prior to Installation.    The above ten (10) year warranty applies to the following LED Product series:    ‧LEDFL Tubular LED Lamps, ‧LEDDL LED Dock Lights, ‧EFO-LEDSG & EFO-LEDLG Globe Lights, ‧LEDGL LED Hazardous Globe Lights, ‧LEDWP & LEDRFK Retrofit Kits
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2016-04-06

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C12 Revises ANSI C12.1-2014 Code for Electricity Metering

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C12 revised ANSI C12.1-2014 Code for Electricity Metering. This standard establishes acceptable performance criteria for new types of alternating current (ac) watthour meters, demand meters, demand registers, pulse devices, and auxiliary devices. It describes acceptable in-service performance levels for meters and devices used in revenue metering.
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2016-04-06

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting Honors Headlight Maintenance Best Practices in National Car Care Month

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting, the leader in automotive lighting solutions for the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), is supporting the Car Care Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating motorists on the importance of regular vehicle care, by commemorating National Car Care Month throughout the month of April.
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2016-04-01

Tenmars Releases New Multi-LED Light Meter

TM-209M Multi-LED Light Meter Model No.: : TM-209M
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2016-04-01

Taiwanese Enterprise Launches LED Mosquito Repellent Lamp for Indoor Applications

An entomologist at the research on the physiological characteristics of mosquito mosquito (and many bugs, moths, etc.) found particularly sensitive to certain light and liking, particularly aversion to other light.According to this principle, the company researchers developed a mosquito will the special optical light source materials of disgust mosquitoes away.
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2016-04-01

TNSC Invested in Chinese Venture Company Jilin OLED

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) announces that it, through Taiyo Nippon Sanso (China) Investment Co., Ltd., has invested in Jilin OLED Material Tech Co., Ltd. (Jilin OLED), a Chinese venture company based in Changchun engaged in the development of high-purity OLED materials. Through this investment, TNSC has acquired the exclusive sales rights to Jilin OLED’s products in the global market. Details are as follows.
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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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