2017-05-11

X-FAB and Exagan Successfully Produce First GaN-on-Silicon Devices on 200-mm Wafers

X-FAB Silicon Foundries and Exagan, a start-up innovator of gallium-nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology enabling smaller and more efficient electrical converters, have demonstrated mass-production capability to manufacture highly efficient high-voltage power devices on 200-mm GaN-on-silicon wafers using X-FAB’s standard CMOS production facility in Dresden, Germany. This accomplishment is the result of a joint development agreement launched in 2015, enabling cost/performance advantages that could not be achieved with smaller wafers.
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2017-05-11

PFC Design – Maximizing Efficiency and Lowering Cost with GaN Transistors

Achieving efficiencies greater than 98% in conventional Power Factor Correction (PFC) circuits is challenging. The major hurdle is fixed diode bridge losses. An option to overcome this is to use silicon MOSFETs in place of the diodes to achieve efficiencies of 99% or more. However, this BTPPFC approach suffers from poor reverse recovery performance, is suitable only for low power, and requires complicated control parameters.
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2017-05-10

EnvisionTEC Unveils Fourth Generation Perfactory 3D Printer Powered by Custom LED Lights

EnvisionTEC, a global manufacturer of desktop and full-production 3D printers and materials, is offering a groundbreaking performance enhancement to the Perfactory 3D printer that launched the company 15 years ago and is now in its fourth generation.
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2017-05-10

Bridgelux Launches Tunable White and Dim-To-Warm Solutions

Bridgelux expands its product portfolio to include the Vesta™ Series platform, a solution for tunable white and dim-to-warm technologies.  
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2017-05-10

Lumileds Doubles Flux of LUXEON CoB Core Range with New High Density Offering

LUXEON CoB Core Range – High Density produces twice the punch of other CoBs with the same light emitting surface, enabling precise spotlights with exceptional “punch”
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2017-05-10

LED Horticultural Lighting Grows Up with GOLDENi

After years of research and in-the-field testing, Smart Grow Systems today announced the availability for the newest member of its commercial vertical farming system, the GOLDENi grow light series for propagation and flower. GOLDENi represents a breakthrough in LED grow light technology, surpassing all other horticultural grow lights – including currently available commercial LEDs, high pressure sodium (HPS) and high intensity discharge (HID) – in producing biomass of exceptional quality crops with substantially improved pound-per-light yields with the most efficient use of space and greatest reduction in power.
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2017-05-09

EVERLIGHT's Complete Portfolio of Agriculture LEDs meet Different Plant and Livestock Requirements

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, is going to exhibit its comprehensive portfolio of agricultural lighting LEDs at LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL in Philadelphia/USA. It includes a variety of high-power, medium-power and low-power products that meet various kinds of market demands. Different environments, animals and plants need different combinations to achieve maximum productivity and also energy-savings. We sincerely welcome you to visit the EVERLIGHT booth at #2701 to see everything in person.
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2017-05-09

OLEDWorks Introduces Brite Amber OLED Panel

OLEDWorks, a U.S. OLED light engine and panel manufacturing company, is pleased to introduce the Brite Amber panel to its suite of OLED lighting products at LIGHTFAIR International 2017.
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2017-05-09

Eaton Showcases Complete Offering of Connected Lighting Solutions at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Power management company Eaton will highlight its comprehensive offering of connected lighting technologies and solutions at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017, booth 1101, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 9 to 11. Providing simplified methods for connecting buildings, communities and homes, Eaton’s wired, wireless and low-voltage solutions enable customers to easily power, light, and connect their spaces by uncomplicating connected lighting.
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2017-05-09

Autani Debuts Innovative Fixture Conversion Kit at Lightfair 2017

Autani, LLC, a major provider of building controls and IoT, will debut their e>kit fixture conversion kit at Lightfair International 2017, world's largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Autani's e>kit converts existing prismatic fluorescent fixtures to LED fixtures with a simple one-piece kit. Flexible sizing adjustment allows e>kit to fit virtually any fixture. Designed to replace the existing fluorescent lighting source, Autani's conversion kit provides optimal LED lighting for virtually any space and creates a smaller energy footprint.
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2017-05-09

Osram Sets New Standards in Horticulture Lighting with Oslon Square Hyper Red

At this year’s Lightfair in Philadelphia (USA), Osram Opto Semiconductors is showcasing an LED prototype to promote healthy plant growth: the Oslon Square Hyper Red. This third-generation 2 watt LED features improved emission characteristics, higher optical output and impressive corrosion resistance, so plant lighting systems based on the Oslon Square Hyper Red can be made particularly economical. 
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2017-05-09

Soraa Expands into Directional Luminaires

Soraa, a specialist in GaN on GaN™ LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most renowned historical buildings, museums, hotels, and luxury shops, announces their expansion into the directional luminaire market. Soraa’s LED technology allows the slimmest, most versatile luminaires in the industry. Lighting specifiers can now confidently implement Soraa light—where and how they want it—with even more options.
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2017-05-08

LED Engin Showcases its Versatile LuxiTune Family of Tuneable Light Engines at LFI 2017

At LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (LFI 2017), LED Engin, Inc. will showcase its expanding and increasingly versatile LuxiTune family of linear dynamic light engines at Booth 1557. Additions to the family include new form factors for tuneable white light sources that extend the high performance and excellent light quality of LuxiTune’s industry-leading products, from directional to area lighting applications.
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2017-05-08

Lumibright Introduces Mushroom Bollard and Wall Light Series

Miniature , sleek and low lying, the mushroom carved luminaries provide hassle free-installation for long life construction and better asymmetric soft light dispersion.Used in groups of multiples these lights make a real focal point creating an awesome stunning dimension to mystical dark spaces.
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2017-05-05

Tridonic Introduces Its Connected Lighting System Net4more to the US at LFI 2017

Tridonic, a global provider of smart and efficient lighting solutions, will introduce its IP-based, net4more toolkit utilizing IP-based technology that enables open, flexible and scalable connected lighting networks, to the US market at its booth at Lightfair International (LFI) 2017.
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2017-05-05

Table and Floor Lamps Add Character

Though chandeliers and pendants are often considered to be the centerpiece of a room, the importance of table and floor lamps must not be understated - these task lights prove impressive and functional without being ostentatious. Hudson Valley Lighting has recently introduced a number of portables to their family of lighting, and we are happy to provide a taste of these hardworking, stylish yet unobtrusive products.
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2017-05-05

Spark Headphones Now Live On Kickstarter for its Fashionable Headphones

Spark has designed unique laser headphones and has started a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in order to make them available to all. For many months, the company has worked on developing the headphones and creating prototypes. The glowing LED lights of the headphone wires provide more visibility for runners on the road, helping them feel safer.
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2017-05-05

Advanced Cooling Technologies Sealed Enclosure Coolers Achieve UL Certification

Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. announced that UL Recognition and UL Listing testing have been successfully completed for its Heat Sink Cooler (HSC) and Heat Pipe Cooler (HPC) Series products.  ACT's sealed enclosure coolers are used to dissipate heat generated inside enclosures or cabinets that house and protect electrical/electronic equipment from harmful environments.
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2017-05-05

Sengled Announces Breakout Into Commercial Lighting at LFI 2017

Sengled, makers of intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with energy efficient LED light bulbs, announced that they will unveil new commercial lamp products to accompany their smart lighting portfolio at this year's LIGHTFAIR International in Philadelphia, May 9-11, 2017.
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2017-05-05

Casambi Smart Wireless Lighting Control Platform Showcased at Lightfair

Casambi will use this year’s LIGHTFAIR International event to demonstrate its smart wireless lighting control platform – showing how this technology will allow users with smart devices to interact effortlessly with modern lighting around them.
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2017-05-05

Let There Be a Voice for That Light: GE Illuminates Voice-Driven Experiences at Home

The industry's first Amazon Alexa-embedded lighting product - C by GE Sol - is adding to its convenience and fun as GE announces new features and opens a promotional wait-list window, giving early adopters first dibs on the product, plus an exclusive 20 percent discount. Sol combines functional illumination, a contemporary design, visual indicators for everyday tasks, sleep-based light and all the skills you'd find in an Amazon Alexa product without the need for a stand-alone Alexa-device.   
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2017-05-05

USAI Lighting Debuts Easy-To-Manage Products to Advance Quality Of Life in Healthcare, Hospitality and Residential Spaces

Dynamic lighting that changes throughout the day is no longer a conceptual dream for interior designers and architects. USAI Lighting – a global leader in LED lighting technology and manufacturing – is now serving up easy-to-manage lighting solutions for healthy, beautiful spaces of the future that change as dynamically as the lives and activities of their inhabitants. 
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2017-05-05

SloanLED Announces New Border Tubing & SloanLED Prism Sign Solutions

SloanLED, leaders in LED technology for 60 years, announces the launch of new ColorLINE, FlexiBRITE, and LEDStripe border tubing colors, as well as expansion of the SloanLED Prism line to include High Output and Mini modules. This is the company’s largest combined product launch, with a total of 14 new signage solutions. These new SloanLED Prism and border tubing solutions were previewed at ISA International Sign Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nv.
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2017-05-04

Zumtobel Timeless design of ONDARIA LED recognised with a prestigious “Good Design Award”

Founded in 1950 by the renowned architects Ray and Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen and MoMa curator Edgar Kaufmann Jr., the “Good Design Award” from the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts, has now established itself as an internationally recognised symbol for innovative design. Adding ONDARIA to the elite list of Good Design Award winners therefore represents special acknowledgement of the exceptional work carried out by Zumtobel.
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2017-05-04

Tridonic Introduces Compact System Solution for Downlights – Fourth Generation DLE

The fourth generation of the DLE ADVANCED module proves itself through high module efficacy and flexibility in driver selection. Users can select the most suitable LED driver depending on the application.
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2017-05-04

Leviton Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology Expands Voice Control Offering with the Google Assistant

Leviton announced the expanded capabilities of the new Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. The recently introduced product family is now a partner of the Works with Google Assistant program, offering a smart, hubless lighting control solution as part of a robust home automation experience. Existing and future Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology users can now utilize Google Home, a voice-enabled speaker powered by the Google Assistant, to easily control smart devices as well as interior and exterior lights around the home.
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2017-05-04

Sony Electronics Joins the First Los Angeles Audio Show Displaying High Quality Audio Products

In collaboration with The Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society, the Los Angeles Audio Show (LAAS) welcomes the Japanese giant, Sony Electronics, to join the show's exhibitors. Sony Electronics is at the forefront of technology innovation and entertainment and will be located in the Hermosa Ballroom with participation crossing six of LAAS' activity categories including Private Listening Rooms, Dolby Atmos® Cinema, and Car Audio.
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2017-05-04

Philips Lighting Simplifies the Transition to LED Technology for Urban and High-Bay Environments

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced Philips TrueForce LED, a unique range of innovative LED lamps. The new range includes TrueForce LED Urban, an LED lamp alternative for outdoor luminaires in public spaces and TrueForce LED Industrial and Retail, the first true plug-and- play LED lamp alternative for industrial, large-scale retail applications to replace traditional HID lamps. 
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2017-05-03

Philips Lighting Launches New Wireless Connected Office Lighting System

Philips Lighting recently launched a new wireless connected lighting system aimed at today’s global office lighting systems market worth more than $5 billion1. The Philips InterAct Office system enables building managers to reduce energy use by up to 70 percent, optimize operations and create a more comfortable environment without major office renovation. Available first in the US, it targets the 15 billion square feet market for existing offices in North America2. The system, with lamps and luminaires equipped with sensors, is installed and operated by Philips Lighting as a managed service, dispensing with the need for customers to make upfront capital investments. 
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2017-05-03

Dow Corning to Showcase the Latest in Optical Silicone Technology and LED Design at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Dow Corning, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, will unveil next week at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (Booth #2557) a significant expansion to its award-winning Moldable Optical Silicones family. The company will also showcase the latest advances and applications of its industry-leading silicone solutions for LED lighting, including an innovative LED lamp developed by Selux Corp. and lens designs pioneered by Dow Corning customer and co-exhibitor LumenFlow Corp.
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Samsung Electronics today announced two new additions to its chip-scale package (CSP) line-up: LM101B, a 1W-class mid-power LED, and LH231B, a 5W-class high-power LED. Built with enhanced CSP technology, the new LED packages deliver industry-l... READ MORE

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its existing portfolio for flash applications with a product featuring a specially developed chip sized package (CSP). With Ceramos C, Osram is following the trend for miniaturization as the new... READ MORE