2017-03-08

Soraa LED Lamps Illuminate Historic British Wine Cellar

GaN on GaN™ LED technology provider Soraa announced that its VIVID LED lamps have been installed at Berry Bros. & Rudd in London, U.K. As Britain's oldest wine and spirit merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd have traded from the same shop since 1698. 
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2017-03-07

EVERLIGHT Highlights Top Trends in Automotive LED Lighting

During the 2017 Chief Analyst Market Seminar, held by LEDinside and CNLED on February 20th, when asked about the future of automotive LED lighting, C.W. Wang, Deputy Director of Automotive Lighting Department, EVERLIGHT, said, “With the adoption of LED lighting and smart technology, the car of the future is more than just transport. This is the trend in automotive LED lighting.”
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2017-03-07

The Internet of Light Arrives in Retail Stores

The international lighting company Zumtobel Group, a leading player in the field of innovative lighting solutions and components, is joining forces with E.Leclerc Langon, a hypermarket of the major France retail chain, to launch a pilot project to make the vision of the “Internet of Light” a reality in retail stores.
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2017-03-06

Future Vision Energy Expands their Brand to Become Energy Lighting Services

Future Vision Energy is expanding their brand and will change their name to Energy Lighting Services. Future Vision Energy was founded in 2010 as an energy efficiency consulting and project management company. Historically, Future Vision Energy only worked with existing commercial buildings to retrofit their existing lighting systems to LEDs for the purpose of saving energy and saving money. 
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2017-03-03

The Secret of Buying Top Quality LED Flat Panel Lights for Commercial Spaces

Buying LED panel lights can be a challenging affair with tens of thousands of manufacturer and suppliers claiming to be the best. To simplify the task for you, our team of LED engineers has come up with this detailed LED buying guide with secret tips and ideas for flat panel lights.   
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2017-03-02

Pixelligent Technologies Recognized as a Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2017 Winner

Pixelligent Technologies, the leader in high-index advanced materials (PixClear®) for the display, solid state lighting and optical components markets, announced that it has been recognized as a Manufacturing Leadership Awards winner for its outstanding achievement in engineering and production technology leadership in developing its PixClearProcess™.
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2017-03-01

Zumtobel Group Launches New Zumtobel Group Services Business Unit

The international lighting company Zumtobel Group, a leading player in the field of innovative lighting solutions and components, bundles all its services in a single business unit. This move supports the Zumtobel Group’s aim of strengthening its position as a service-oriented company, while at the same time expanding its portfolio in the fast-growing connected lighting market.
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2017-03-01

Noribachi Opens Northern California Facility

Noribachi, an U.S.-based technology company with a focus on lighting digitalization, announced the opening of its new Northern California office. The Bay Area expansion was driven by demand for the company’s next generation industrial LED lighting and digital display products.
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2017-03-01

AT&T and Current Strike Historic Deal to Redefine Smart Cities for the Digital Age

AT&T and Current, powered by GE, have announced an exclusive agreement to connect cities across the United States and Mexico to the Internet of Things (IoT). Together, the companies will unlock a realm of possibilities to improve the way cities operate, communicate and meet the needs of citizens.
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2017-03-01

City of Hillsboro Selects McKinstry to Audit City’s Streetlights

The City of Hillsboro has selected McKinstry, a design-build company specializing in energy-based retrofits, to audit the City’s streetlights for consideration of a city-wide conversion to LED street lighting technology.
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2017-02-24

Lighting Science® Founder Announces LED Installation at New York City’s Lowline Lab

LED powerhouse Lighting Science today announces an exciting collaboration with the Manhattan-based Lowline Lab, a precursor and testing ground for The Lowline, the world’s first underground park. Lighting Science has developed custom LED grow lighting for The Lowline, which is roughly the size of a football field.
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2017-02-23

McLaren Health Care Selects Cree LED Lighting to Deliver Intelligent Light Across Its Statewide Hospital Network

Cree, Inc. announced that McLaren Health Care (McLaren), a Michigan-based integrated healthcare network, has selected Cree LED Lighting and Cree SmartCast® Technology to modernize exterior and interior lighting across 11 hospitals. 
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2017-02-21

Delight in Light Winner Is….

The winner of Delight in Light was announced on the 31st January 2017. The accolade of Lighting Designer 2015/2016 and prize money of £1,000 went to Jimin Jeon from Northumbria University for her task light entitled L0.
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2017-02-07

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition: The most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia

From 9 – 12 June 2017, Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event – the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) will return for the 22nd year to the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. As a continuation of the well-received show theme in 2016, next year’s “THINKLIGHT: The convergent future” focus will appropriately address market shifts and trends.
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2017-02-07

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Enhance More Business Opportunities for Industry to Shine

The 9th edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) will be staged from 6 to 9 April 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Around 1,300 exhibitors are expected to join the fair, offering global buyers a one-stop sourcing platform for all finished products, parts and components.
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2017-02-02

Colorful new light installation by Liz West with luminaires

LED Linear luminaires normally fascinate due to their formal reductionism but they make it also possible to form completely new design elements. Liz West worked with our luminaires and created a colorful light installation which was recently revealed.
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2017-01-18

Nepcon Japan 2017 Starts: Light Tech EXPO Focuses On New Applications of Light Sources and UV LED

Nepcon Japan 2017, dashingly large and vibrant, hosted expositions regarding diverse technology of up to 15 fields that are intertwined with one another. Considered as the biggest trade show ever hosted, it invited 2,270 manufacturers, both international and local Japanese companies, for the showcase of R&D and electronics manufacturing technologies. Apart from Nepcon Japan 2017, the longest-running main show consisting of 6 expositions, LED/OLED Lighting Technology Expo –Light-Tech–, WEARABLE Expo, RoboDEX Expo and Smart Automotive Factory Expo are also the highlights of this year. The AUTOMOTIVE WORLD covers the most-discussed automotive technologies, including car electronics, EV/HEV/FCV technology, connected car technology, lightweight techniques, and processing. 
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2016-10-18

Vietnam’s LED Lighting Market to Reach US$348 Million in 2016 as Domestic Demand Takes Off, Says LEDinside

As the global LED lighting markets experiences slowing growth, LED and LED lighting companies have quickly expanded into the emerging markets where new blue ocean opportunities could be found. The latest analysis by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, finds that Vietnam’s LED lighting market is projected to reach US$348 million in 2016, up 28% from US$271 million in 2015. The steady growth of the Vietnamese market has caught the attention of LED lighting companies worldwide.
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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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2016-09-02

GE Lighting Exits Asian Market to Ensure Its Survival, LEDinside Reports

GE Lighting’s decision to leave the Asian lighting market has sent another shock wave within the global lighting industry. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, pointed out that less than 10% of GE Lighting’s total lighting revenue comes from China. Other markets in Asia also make up a very small percentage. At the same time, pricing and brand competition in the region has intensified. By withdrawing from this region and reinforcing its presence in North America, GE Lighting has also shown that the industry’s thinking has shifted from expanding channel network and market share to maintaining profitability and one’s survival.
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2016-08-04

LEDinside: Analysis of Product, Channel and Entering Strategies in the India Lighting Market

India’s lighting sector has enjoyed accelerated development recently. The scale of the country’s LED lighting market in particular is projected to expand 47.1% year on year in 2016 to US$1.14 billion, according to the 2016 Indian Lighting Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The government of India intends to turn itself into hub of lighting products across East Asia and countries along the coast. International firms include Osram and Toshiba have taken India as their manufacturing base of global market. India’s domestic and foreign LED lighting demands are both high. It’s expected that the market will see explosive growth over the next two to three years. By 2020, the Indian LED lighting market is forecast to grow to US$1.715 billion. In the current LED industry, although China market is a big cake, developing new markets is still necessary, due to overcapacity and price competition. As a market with great potential, India attracts international enterprise to take it as the next manufacturing base. Aside from low tariff policies based on the Preferred Market Access Policy, other advantages of Indian market also attract investors.   The India LED lighting market is still in its early phase, with opportunities include growing internal demand, promotion of Make in India, zero tariff in Indian market, lighting manufacturers see business potential in Indian lighting market. Meanwhile, product specification improvement can be seen in the market. Moreover, diverse and unique market channels, and differences between the environments of each segment in the lighting industry should be considered carefully when entering the market.
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2016-06-20

High-end Commercial LED Lighting Sees Growing Penetration Rate as Market Favors Optimal Light Quality

The ongoing improvement of efficacy, competence of SDCM control and color rendering index in LEDs accelerate high-end commercial lighting market’s development that demands higher light quality. High-end commercial lighting market mainly include museum, galleries and other exhibition lighting applications that primarily use downlights, projectors and reflectors.   LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports in its “High-end commercial and track lighting market” that the market scale of two frequently used luminaires for high-end commercial lighting, namely Downlight and Projectors and Reflectors (Par& Rs.) separately reaches US $1.88 billion and US $1.54 billion in 2016. It’s projected that the market scale of Downlight is to reach US $2.01 billion and Projector and Reflectors at US $1.59 billion in 2017.
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2016-03-07

European Scientists Make Breakthrough in OLED Technology to Achieve Cheaper Lighting and Flexible Solar Cells

In more than three years of work European scientists finally made future lighting technology ready to market. They developed flexible lighting foils that can be produced roll-to-roll – much like newspapers are printed. These devices pave the path towards cheaper solar cells and LED lighting panels. The project named TREASORES was led by Empa scientist Frank Nüesch and combined knowhow from nine companies and six research institutes in five European countries.
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2016-03-04

MacAdam Corporation deliver good quality of light to change the world

MacAdam Corporation Deliver good quality of light to change the world. Quality . Affordable . Personality                 MacAdam Corporation •      Established in 2015. •      Formed by a group of experienced professionals from Semiconductor, LED packing, and lighting fixture industries. •      Focusing on LED special lighting area, such as automotive and industrial lighting. •      Providing design capability from light source to the light module with thermal, optics and driver system. 
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2016-01-07

Lighting Japan 2016 to Unveil Major LED Lighting Trends

One of Japan’s largest lighting exhibitions to be kicked off in 2016, Lighting Japan, will take place on Jan. 13, 2016 this year at Tokyo Big Sight. The show will offer a comprehensive overview of the latest global LED lighting trends in 2016, and new technology developments.
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2015-12-21

The Philippines Updates Lighting and Other Electronic Device Regulations

The Philippines has recently updated its lamp holders and other luminaire standards, according to a DEKRA press release.
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2015-12-09

Osram Semiconductor Production Costs for Lighting Declines

Osram announced by raising the share of semiconductor sales from the global general lighting market could help it reduce the total cost of producing chips for LEDs at its new factory to be opened in Malaysia, reported Bloomberg.
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2015-11-30

LEDinside: LED Market Saturation Driving Manufacturers to Seek Niche Market Applications in 2016

 Light-emitting diode (LED) manufacturers had an especially tough year in 2015. “Despite rising LED lighting market demand and the large scale replacement of traditional lighting products, the oversupply situation has caused the average LED sales prices (ASPs) to plunge 30% to 40% year on year,” said Roger Chu, research director for LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. “Growing number of manufacturers have incurred heavy losses and exiting the market.”
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2015-11-11

LEDinside:LED Lighting Market to Reach US$30.5 Billion in 2016 and Professional Lighting Markets to See Explosive Growth

The scale of the LED lighting market is growing steadily, according to 2016 Global LED Lighting Market Trends Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. LEDinside estimates that the scale of the LED lighting market will reach US$25.7 billion in 2015 and expand to US$30.5 billion in 2016. The penetration rate of LED lighting is also projected to climb from 31% in 2015 to 36% in 2016.   Joanne Wu, LEDinside assistant research manager, stated that sharp price declines have severely impacted the margins of replacement products such as LED light bulbs and light tubes. Consequently, lighting companies begin to shift their focus to professional lighting markets and hope that increases in government spending, especially in new public projects, will create new opportunities. Sectors with tremendous growth potentials include industrial lighting, commercial lighting and architectural lighting.
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2015-11-03

4Q15 Silver+ Member Report

2016 Lighting LED and Lighting Market v.s. 2016 LED Backlight Market Trend
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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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