2017-07-18

NAILD Launches Lighting Controls Training

Keeping with its long-standing tradition of cutting-edge, education products, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) has opened registration for its much-anticipated Lighting Specialist-Controls certificate training program, the organization announced today.
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2017-07-18

Foreverlamp introduces new IP66 Industrial Series High Bay Fixture

Foreverlamp has expanded their LED High-Bay Series with a new Industrial LED high-bay fixture designed to withstand wet, dusty and harsh industrial environments. The new HB Industrial Series fixture is IP66 rated and UL listed for wet conditions and provides a super high efficiency high-bay lighting solution with up to 30,000 lumens.  The rugged, low-profile design is ideal for applications where oil, dust and water are an issue for lighting fixtures.
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2017-07-18

Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D

The Energy Department is announcing funding for seven R&D projects that will support key scientific advancements in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting products that can significantly reduce energy costs for American families and businesses by using less electricity than products currently in use, and ensure that the U.S. remains a global leader in SSL innovation.
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2017-07-18

Hubbell Industrial Lighting’s SpectraLoc First to Convert Blue Light

Hubbell Lighting, expertizing in lighting innovation, introduced a groundbreaking new LED product that solves a critical dilemma in a number of major industries. By applying the physics of the “Stokes Shift” effect, the new SpectraLoc™ LED blue spectrum suppression highbay from Hubbell Industrial Lighting converts harmful blue light under 500 nanometers to green and yellow light.
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2017-07-17

The New Merivaara Q-Flow Surgical Light Can Reduce the Risk of Hospital Infections

The Merivaara Q-Flow surgical light improves the working environment in operating rooms, and also offers a new way to reduce the risk of infections.
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2017-07-17

Lumibright Presents Dustin Floor-recessed Linear Lights

Linear streaks of light are a new lighting concept for fresh interpretation of spaces. Designed as a walk-over fitting, they create intriguing paths of lights, making the surrounding environment soft and all-enveloping. Using a subtle interplay of juxtaposed surfaces they create a precise balanced linear emission suited for illuminating floors and walkways. 
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2017-07-17

The Nhật Tân Bridge: New Sparkle for Hanoi’s Skyline

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced the completion of Hanoi’s latest luminous landmark, the Nhật Tân Bridge.
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2017-07-17

The Reshuffle in Chinese LED Chip Industry

The China LED chip industry is highly concentrated at this point. It is undergoing an reshuffle and slowly transitioning to a dynamic where LED chip and package behemoths San’an Opto and HC SemiTek pretty much lead and even control the pack. In the face of upcoming capacity expansion from major manufacturers, is there really a way for other SMEs to sail through such turbulent waters?
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2017-07-13

Create More Reliable and Cost-Effective LED Lighting Applications with Microchip’s Sequential Linear LED Driver

A next-generation sequential linear LED driver for offline lighting applications is now available from Microchip Technology Inc, an extension of Microchip’s popular CL88XX family, is designed to drive a long string of low-cost LEDs directly from the 120 VAC line input. The product allows customers to create reliable, cost-effective and compact LED lighting applications by having High Power Factor (PF) without the need for switch-mode power conversion which is typically required for LED lighting design. 
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2017-07-13

Kravis Center, Makes A Wise Choice To Save On Energy & Maintenance By Implementing LED Garage Lights

Providing bright, reliable LED garage lights in any parking garage can be a challenge. It is imperative if you are South Florida’s premier cultural venue, hosting several weekly well-attended events. The Kravis Center in the West Palm Beach Arts District faced just this situation.
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2017-07-13

Düsseldorf District Court Finds Infringement of Nichia's YAG Patent by Everlight's Subsidiary WOFI Leuchten

The court rendered the judgment in favor of Nichia's claims for permanent injunction, also rendering of accounts and damages. Furthermore, the court confirmed Nichia's claim for recall of the accused products from the commercial customers and destruction of the accused products being owned or in possession by WOFI. The judgment is not final and can be appealed.
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2017-07-12

MaxLite Launches J-Box Downlight As All-in-one Recessed Lighting Solution

Expanding its portfolio of LED products designed to save installers time and money, MaxLite introduces the J-Box Downlight as the easy and economical way to add high quality recessed lighting to residential and commercial spaces.
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2017-07-11

New Outdoor Portfolio Illuminates Garden Highlights

The Osram Opto Semiconductors Duris S family just got larger. Offering the usual high quality and robustness, the new LED versions add an efficient outdoor consumer line to the existing high performance LED portfolio for professional outdoor applications. The Duris S5, S8 and S10 Outdoor LEDs are targeted for the residential lighting, High-bay and Floodlight market segment. Especially in these fields the lighting expert meets the costumer’s requirements for a good cost-value ratio.
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2017-07-11

Future Lighting Solutions and OSRAM Digital Systems Sign Franchise Distribution Agreement

Future Lighting Solutions, the leading provider of solid-state lighting and supply chain solutions, and OSRAM Digital Systems, the leader in lighting technology solutions, have announced a new franchise partnership encompassing OSRAM’s comprehensive range of drivers, light engines and controls for lighting applications. The agreement covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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2017-07-11

LRC Releases New Version of Circadian Stimulus Calculator with Expanded Functionality

The Lighting Research Center has released a new version of its free, open-access circadian stimulus (CS) calculator with more robust and flexible functionality to help lighting professionals select light sources and light levels that will increase the potential for circadian-effective light exposure in architectural spaces.
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2017-07-11

Pixelligent Technologies Awarded $2.15 Million in Grant Funding from U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Defense

Pixelligent Technologies awarded 2 grants from the Dept. of Energy to advance its leadership position in OLED Lighting technology and a grant from the Dept. of Defense to further develop its Lubricant technology application.
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2017-07-10

Litetronics Introduces Expanded Line of High-Performing TLEDs

Litetronics International, Inc. proudly announces a range of enhancements to its popular family of ‘TLEDs,’ a high-performing line of LED replacements for linear fluorescent lamps.  Specifically, Litetronics’ enhanced and expanded line of TLEDs deliver greater lumen-per-watt efficacy to a broader range of lighting applications than ever before. 
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2017-07-10

Light Polymers closes $5m Series B strategic funding round with Tokyo Electron and Tsingda International Venture Capital

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, announced today a $5m strategic funding round led by Tsingda International Venture Capital and TEL Venture Capital. The proceeds from the Series B round will be used for strategic projects and a related acquisition that will be announced soon.
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2017-07-10

Melexis Announces New LIN Bus Gateway Device

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, announced a new LIN-to-LIN gateway that overcomes the limitation of just 16 devices on a typical LIN bus. Each MLX81120 connects as a LIN slave on the main LIN bus and is controlled directly from the vehicle's Body Control Module (BCM). The new device allows for up to 16 LIN RGB slave modules on a private LIN bus, thereby permitting up to 196 LED lighting devices to be connected to a single BCM via a LIN bus.
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2017-07-10

EVERLIGHT’s Strategic Planning towards Both Mid & Low Power LED and Specialty Lighting Markets

To shift or not to shift, that is the question. At this point within the LED industry, in terms of business transformation, companies are facing a turning point to shift business focus to new niche markets with high gross margins such as UV and IR LED, or to stay at LED lighting, where they began with; and of course, some chose to embrace all.
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2017-07-07

Plessey Provides Lighting to BRE Biophilic Design Project

Plessey today announced that they are a core partner in the world’s first biophilic design project. The ‘Biophilic Office’ is a ground breaking office-refurbishment project being run by BRE, the world’s leading building research organisation.
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2017-07-07

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September

TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting: Smart Lighting Forum & Show) announces that for their inaugural year, the 2000 visitors will be joined by leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram, Zumtobel Group and many more.
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2017-07-07

REISS: Traditional Lighting Brand with A New Look

Following its new slogan “When lighting gets tough”, REISS is positioning itself internationally as the preferred point of contact for lighting in extreme environments. Since 1999, the traditional lighting brand REISS is part of the Zumtobel Group and is focusing on lighting solutions for heavy industrial, hazardous and extreme applications. REISS has expanded its product portfolio in order to be able to offer solutions that are appropriate for any requirement in these segments. This business transformation is also reflected in its re-designed website.
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2017-07-07

Osram Offers the SiCompact Range of Floodlights for the Efficient LED Lighting of Surfaces and Areas

    High quality workmanship, state-of-the-art lighting technology and a high IP66 protection rating make SiCompact LED floodlights from Osram the premier choice for standard lighting tasks outdoors while simultaneously providing economical, low-maintenance and energy-efficient lighting solutions. 
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2017-07-06

Kenall Introduces MedMaster™ Light Fixtures Using Indigo-Clean Technology for Healthcare

Sometimes, environments meant to make us healthy can be an unintentional breeding ground for harmful bacteria, but now there is a safe, effective disinfection method that reduces the risk of hospital-acquired infections: Kenall's MedMaster™ healthcare luminaires using Indigo-Clean® Technology.
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2017-07-06

Larson Electronics LLC Releases a New Low Profile Hazardous Location LED Light Strip with a Built-in Motion & Day/Night Sensor

Larson Electronics LLC, an industrial lighting company, announced the release of a new low profile hazardous area light strip (HAL-24-16W-LED-DNMS) to be added to its expanding catalog of products this week. This LED light strip has been designed for use in Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations and features a built-in motion and day/night sensor for automated activation.
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2017-07-06

LED Corporations Announces New Efficient LED Garage Lights

LED Corporations announces the release of an exciting new lighting system for garages, workshops, car parks and canopies. Available today, these LED garage Lights provide brilliant LED lighting using a quarter of the energy of standard high-intensity discharge (HID) fixtures and less than half the energy of fluorescent fixtures.
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2017-07-06

Kind LED Grow Lights - The Best Grow Lights

The conversation about the best grow lights, whether HID or LED lights, continues to be a hot topic. With the quickly emerging hydroponic and vertical farming movement, the conversation now expands further than HID vs LED and begs the question of which LED light is the best grow light.
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2017-07-04

LEDvance Positive towards Asian Lighting Market

Early in March, the Chinese investment consortium- with IDG Capital,LED packaging manufacturer MLS CO., LTD. and Yiwu State-Owned Assets Operation Center as the members- completed the acquisition of LEDvance from Osram. Originally a general lighting business unit of Osram, LEDvance, with the support of its new owners, extended its product line from standardized and traditional light sources to advanced LED lamps and intelligent products for smart lighting.
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2017-07-04

Access Fixtures Launches Competitive-Level LED Tennis Court Lighting

Access Fixtures releases new LED tennis court lighting packages for club-level and competition-level play. Each package comes complete with poles, mounting hardware, LED fixtures, and a full photometric design. Access Fixtures' LED tennis court lighting systems set a new industry standard by achieving optimal match conditions, minimizing energy use, and virtually eliminating maintenance. These LED competition-level tennis court packages are the perfect marriage of performance, functionality, and sustainability.
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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