2017-03-24

New members of the successful Ledvance-brand luminaire families

Simple installation, reliable quality, long lifespans and high lumen levels with simultaneously low power consumption and good price-performance ratios – these are the success factors of the ready-to-connect LED luminaires of the Ledvance brand, available to electrical contractors and lighting professionals. These products have featured some of the highest growth rates for Ledvance in the wholesale sector during the past twelve months. As a result the portfolio will be successively expanded this year. 
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2017-03-24

GREEN CREATIVE Launches STIRP QWIKLINK Series LED Luminaires

GREEN CREATIVE, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, announces the release of its STRIP 4’ 38.5W and STRIP 4’ 22.5W linear fixtures.
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2017-03-23

Coolbeam® Kits from Mechatronix Enable High Lumen Outdoor Lighting

Specifically developed around the 2x2MX LED platform, MechaTronix launches a series of patented building kits for outdoor luminaires like stadium lights, high mast and industrial flood lights. The kits dubbed the CoolBeam® platform host 3 up to 12 CoolBlock® 2x2MX LED engines, generating from 4.000 all the way up to 60.000 lumen.
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2017-03-23

Casambi Issues New Firmware Update to its Smart Lighting Platform

Casambi, a key provider of smart wireless lighting control software technologies, has issued a new firmware update to its smart lighting platform to provide integrated support for users of EnOcean switches, Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) devices and movement sensors. 
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2017-03-23

Energy Planning Associates Announces New OEM Brand MODE Manufacturing

Energy Planning Associates announced the launch of MODE Manufacturing, a sub brand that focuses on turnkey solutions for OEM partners within the LED lighting market
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2017-03-23

Cree Announces Patent License Agreement with Ledvance

Cree, Inc. today announced that it signed a cross license agreement with Ledvance, Inc. under which Cree will receive ongoing royalty payments and a royalty-free license to Ledvance’s patent portfolio. In exchange, Ledvance will receive a license to Cree’s extensive portfolio of patents related to LED light bulbs and LED luminaires.
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2017-03-23

Soraa LED Lighting Strikes the Right Balance of Shadow and Light In Perth

Soraa, the noted pioneer in GaN on GaN LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the Shadow Wine Bar in Perth, Western Australia. The Shadow Wine Bar serves as a European dining oasis amidst the bustle of the busy Perth streets, providing patrons with a retreat for a leisurely drink, a pre-show meal or a late night supper.
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2017-03-22

Epistar Reported Record-High Operating Margin

Taiwanese LED chip maker Epistar Tuesday reported financial results for both the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2016. Although net loss for the year widened, operating profit margin for the last quarter jump to 6.7%, the highest in nine quarters. The gain is significant considering the number was -33.14% in 4Q15.
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2017-03-22

Trans-Lux Reports Improved Results and Positive EBIDTA

Trans-Lux Corporation, a key supplier of Digital Displays and next generation LED lighting, reported improved financial results for both the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2016.  Trans-Lux President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Accounting Officer J.M. Allain made the announcement while also stating that both the fourth quarter and the year had positive EBITDA.
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2017-03-22

Alectra recognizes Mackenzie Health for converting to 100% LED lighting

Mackenzie Health, a hospital serving the residents of the Regional Municipality of York Region, was presented with a cheque in the amount of $127,314 and a Certificate of Achievement from Alectra Utilities Tuesday.
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2017-03-22

LEDVANCE and Samsung SmartThings Partnership Boosts Smart Lighting Offering for UK Consumers

A partnership between Samsung SmartThings and general lighting provider LEDVANCE sees two leading brands with a global footprint connecting to increase the interaction between lighting and other domestic activities. The result is the provision of an affordable and reliable smart home offering to UK consumers.
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2017-03-22

AquiSense Technologies Introduces the World’s Smallest Ultraviolet Water Treatment System

AquiSense Technologies announced the introduction of three new (UV-C LED) validated water disinfection platforms including the PearlAqua Micro™, which is the world’s smallest ultraviolet water treatment system.  Also included in the launch, is the newly designed PearlAqua™ and the PearlAqua OEM™ product platforms.  All the platforms employ state-of-the-art LEDs into a patented design which has been perfected since 2012, when the original PearlAqua™ was introduced.
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2017-03-21

Twins install Eaton's LED Lighting at Target Field

Power management company Eaton announced that its advanced Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system is being installed at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, for the 2017 season. Featuring industry-leading control functions, the LED system enhances the viewing experience for spectators while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2017-03-21

Zimbabwe Bans the Use of Inefficient Incandescent Bulbs

In order to improve energy efficiency, the Zimbabwe government has enacted a new law banning all manufacture, trade and use of incandescent bulbs. The ban will come into effect on May 1st. It is estimated to save up to 40 megawatts of electricity.
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2017-03-21

MaxLite introduces Hazardous Location Area Lights with DLC Premium Listing

MaxLite expands its line of LED lighting for hazardous locations with a new series of area lights designed for superior durability and performance in challenging industrial environments.
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2017-03-21

Lighting Science Announces Transformative Joint Venture with MLS

Lighting Science®, a specialist in next-generation LED lighting solutions and a pioneer in providing retail private label LED solutions, has announced a joint venture with Chinese LED manufacturer and lighting company MLS Co., Ltd.
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2017-03-20

SloanLED PDL3 MODUS Launches at PetroForum Africa 2017

LED technology provider SloanLED has announced the launch of PDL3 MODUS at PetroForum Africa 2017, the region’s must‑attend event for those driving change within Africa’s highly competitive fuel retail market.
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2017-03-20

Philips Lighting Controls Spectacular New LED Illumination at Niagara Falls

Philips Lighting has announced that its control systems are managing the new stunning color illumination of the landmark 167 feet (50.9 m) high Niagara Falls, the world’s most famous waterfalls located on the border of both US and Canada.
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2017-03-20

Lumibright Launches Tube Series Spotlights and Tracklights

Lumibright, a vertically integrated global manufacturer of energy-saving, smart LED lighting solutions, recently announced its Tube series lights, which are a hybrid of elegance and flexibility that replaces the outdated adjustable halogen lights which produces heat and glare. 
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2017-03-20

Taiwanese Firms to See Stable Growth as Red LEDs Fuel Tailwind

Regarding the performance of LED industry in Taiwan, due to low season, demand for InGan (blue) LEDs has dropped in the first quarter, while that of AlINGap (red) LEDs is still strong. Thus, institutional investors estimate that business operations of LED manufacturers will significantly improve in the second quarter. For fiscal 2017, the overall industry profitability is expected to increase, and price competition in the blue LED segment will be less intense. 
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2017-03-20

Solar-Tectic LLC Develops Inexpensive Sapphire Glass with MOHS 8

In 2015 Solar-Tectic LLC ("ST") announced plans to develop sapphire glass. And recently ST announced that it has succeeded in developing this sapphire glass using its patent pending technique which was reported on in Materials Letters, a peer reviewed journal.
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2017-03-20

Crystal IS Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation

Crystal IS, a leading developer of high performing UVC LEDs, recently celebrated the company's 20th anniversary. The occasion commemorates Crystal IS's history of innovation, from R&D to full commercial production of deep UV LEDs.
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2017-03-17

GlacialTech Announces New 400W LED Flood Light Heatsink Kit for High Output LED Lighting

GlacialTech, a Taiwan-based LED technology provider, announces a new 400W heatsink for outdoor flood lights. The Igloo SS400 features an efficient heatsink with thermal resistance 0.1875 °C/W, preventing LEDs from overheating with large-surface area heatsinks. A waterproof glass cover is available for outdoor applications, with an IP65 rating for weather protection and adjustable stainless steel mounting rotation bracket and screws.
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2017-03-17

IllumiTap Taps Into Power of Light With Smart Beer Tap Handle Technology

From the glowing neon beer signs adorning the walls of millions of bars across the globe to the flashing lights of Las Vegas, advertisers have been harnessing the power of light to attract consumers for ages. Putting bright lights inside beer tap handles is a simple yet powerful technique to increase sales and illumiTap has been granted the worldwide utility patent on this revolutionary technology.
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2017-03-17

Leviton Delivers New Wi-Fi Lighting Automation Solution with Voice Control, Scheduling and Remote Access

Leviton recently announced the release of a ground-breaking "hubless" home automation solution, Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology, offering remote access, app-based scheduling and voice control. The new product family simplifies home lighting control from anywhere by automating interior and exterior lights using the free My Leviton app.
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2017-03-17

DEKRA Opens Lab in China for LED Testing

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (iST), a joint venture of German inspection company DEKRA, recently opened a new LED lighting lab in Shenzhen, China. The new lab meets the ever-growing demand for product testing and certifications within the local LED industry, providing one-stop services for China-based manufacturers. 
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2017-03-17

TE Connectivity Introduces LUMAWISE Endurance S Module for Smarter Street Lighting Applications

TE Connectivity (TE), a specialist in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new compact connectivity solution for street lighting with LED light sources. TE´s LUMAWISE Endurance S module consists of a standardized interface between the receptacle and module base or sealing cap. Which uses an integrated single gasket that can accommodate and seal both luminaire and module using the same connection interface for either 40mm or 80mm diameter central management systems.
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2017-03-17

Florida LED Manufacturer Expands Into Nationwide Audio-Visual Market with Low-Voltage Lighting

Florida-based LED lighting company LumaStream, Inc. announced today a strategic partnership with Vision2Marketing (V2). This relationship marks the second partnership announced by LumaStream since the decision in 2015 to partner with audio/visual representative firms.   V2 is already beginning the expansion of LumaStream's dealer network throughout their southeastern US territory, adding an additional 500 potential dealers to LumaStream's dealer base.
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2017-03-17

Altman Lighting Lights up Hong Kong Science Museum

Since its opening, the Hong Kong Science Museum has captivated the public’s curiosity through interactive and enlightening exhibitions. Housing over 500 exhibits in an area that spans over 65,000 square meters, the Museum recently opened a series of new exhibits designed to encourage a greater understanding of the world all around us. 
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2017-03-17

MCB Shoes Introduces New Style LED Shoes for Athletes

China-based M.C.B. Shoes announced new style LED shoes for athletes that guarantee safety at night. These include seven different pairs of cost competitive shoes retailing at $38. 
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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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