2017-05-08

Veeco Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) has announced financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2017. Results are reported in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") and are also reported adjusting for certain items ("Non-GAAP"). A reconciliation between GAAP and Non-GAAP operating results is provided at the end of this press release.
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2017-05-05

Acuity Brands Licenses Technology from Vital Vio, Inc. for the Integration of Continuous VioSafe White Light Disinfection LED Technology into Acuity Brands Luminaires

Acuity Brands, Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions, announced today a licensing agreement with Vital Vio, Inc., developer of an innovative, continuous White Light Disinfection™ technology designed to safely and constantly kill germs on indoor surfaces. Acuity Brands will incorporate Vital Vio’s VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology into certain of its LED luminaires, beginning with health care applications.
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2017-05-05

Lifelike Tree with 15k LED Lights Debuts at Burning Man 2017

People visiting this year’s Burning Man will be awed by an enormous installation project created by a group of artists from San Francisco: a lifelike tree decorated with 15,000 LED lights, motion sensors and sound detectors.
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2017-05-05

Tri-State LED Installs LED Lighting at Bobby Valentine's New Sports Academy

Tri-State LED, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies, announced it completed the installation of LED lighting at Bobby Valentine's Sports Academy, located in Stamford, Connecticut. The newly constructed 40,000 square foot sports facility, which officially opened on April 2nd, will utilize high efficiency LED lighting and control solutions to improve lighting energy use by more than 60% versus conventional lighting technologies.
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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

Seoul Semiconductor / Seoul Viosys Growing Fast, Recruiting Professionals Who Will Shape the Future

Global LED specialist Seoul Semiconductor and its sister company Seoul Viosys are recruiting external experts with excellent job performance in the entire field of LED business. This recruitment will take place starting April 27th for the areas of R&D, Technology, Sales, Marketing, and Business Support.
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2017-05-04

Amerlux promotes Tracie Jahn to Director of Specification Sales

Amerlux has announced the promotion of Tracie Jahn to Director of Specification Sales. Ms. Jahn previously served as West Coast Regional Director for the company and will now report directly to Chuck Campagna, CEO/President, and Ted Des Enfants, VP of Sales.
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2017-05-04

HD 4K 8MP Cath Lab Display Monitor LCD/LED Screens See Advancement in Medical Technology

A Catheterization Laboratory is an instrumentally vital aspect of any hospital or healthcare facility. Commonly referred to as cath lab, this type of examination room is equipped with diagnostic imaging technology to give physicians visual access to chambers and arteries of the heart. In these spaces, a team of physicians perform life-saving procedures including coronary angiography, catheterization, balloon angioplasty, percutaneous coronary intervention, congenital heart defect closure, stenotic heart valves, and pacemaker implantations.
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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

Philips Lighting and Saudi Retail Giant Join Hands

Dutch lighting giant Philips Lighting announced that its Saudi Arabia JSC has signed a strategic distribution agreement with major retailor Ahmed Abdulwahed Trading Company to sell its LED and home products, according to Arab News.
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2017-05-03

Seoul Semiconductor Announces First Quarter Results, Share Buyback

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. announced consolidated first-quarter revenues of KRW 257.5 billion. The rise in consolidated revenue came from strong sales in general lighting and strength across all segments within the IT division. The rise in automotive lighting sales also proved highly profitable for the company.
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2017-05-02

Nichia Ranked First in UV LED Revenue in 2016, Says LEDinside

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017 UV LED v.s UV LED Module Market Report, UV LED products consistently develop in various applications, plus the Minamata Convention on Mercury and energy saving policy, LEDinside forecasted that UV LED market scale will raise from USD 288 million in 2017 to USD 526 million in 2020, CAGR of 2015-2020 is highly at 34%.
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2017-05-02

Lumibright Introduces Oracle Spotlight Series

ORACLE Spotlight delivers a clean comfortable look that compliments any interior design concepts. Without any compromise on brightness they reluctantly offer huge energy savings minimizing maintenance cost drastically providing value for money.  Oracle Downlight are designed for 30 degree tilt and 355 degree of swivel angles which are very good for interior decoration and retrofit of display ideal to install at residential, commercial establishments and offices.
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2017-04-28

Cree Cuts 70 Total Jobs after Reporting Disappointing Financial Results

U.S. LED lighting manufacturer Cree announced a layoff of around 70 jobs across its local operations and at its headquarters in Durham, only days after it announced disappointing earnings report.
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2017-04-28

LED Modules in the Zhaga Spotlight

The Zhaga Consortium, a global association of lighting companies that is standardizing components of LED luminaires, has finalized several new and updated specifications for LED lighting products that are typically used in spotlighting and related applications.
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2017-04-28

NEMA Calls on Secretary of Energy to Complete Rulemaking for General Service Lamps

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has formally requested that the Secretary of Energy complete a rulemaking for general service lamps (light bulbs) that Congress required in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA-2007). 
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2017-04-27

SGM Fixtures Starring in High Impact Art Installation

As part of Bright Brussels Festival, ACTLD (ACT Lighting Design) contributed with a very innovative art installation as a total immersion of light, sound and mist. Lighting-wise, the spectacle was purely comprised by SGM LED fixtures.
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2017-04-27

Delta Earns ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Second Consecutive Year

Delta, a major provider of power and thermal management solutions, announced its subsidiary Delta Products Corporation was named as 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Product Brand Owner Award winner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 26.
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2017-04-27

Orion Announces Fiscal 2017 Results, Including Revenue Rising 3.5%-4% over Fiscal 2016

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (Orion Lighting), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient LED lighting products, announced preliminary, unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter (Q4 ’17) and fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.
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2017-04-27

Kroma Technologies to Launch a Premium Brand of Motion-Reactive Lightwear

Kroma Technologies plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for a new brand of premium, motion-reactive lightwear within the next two months.  The brand will launch with two products: KromaKicks - a pair of legwarmers, and the KromaHood - a headpiece.  
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2017-04-27

Hong Kong to Upgrade Street Lighting to LED

Hong Kong will soon replace its street lights with more energy-efficient LED units, government officials confirmed. The competent authority, Honk Kong Highways Department, on Wednesday said due to mature LED technology and the significant drop in prices of LED light, the department agrees now is the right time to commence LED street lights replacement scheme. It added that replacement work has already started in the current financial year.
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2017-04-27

LEDinside: Cree, San'an JV Will Impact Asian LED Supply Chain

U.S. LED maker Cree Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss that missed expectations. Shares of Cree further plunged 11% on Wednesday. Cree also announced that it is forming a joint venture with San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., China’s largest maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, to produce and deliver to market high-performing, mid-power lighting class LED packaged products. The news caused quite a stir in the LED industry.
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2017-04-27

ActiveLED Releases a New High-Output LED Flood Light for Building and Property Perimeters

ActiveLED, Inc., a U.S. based innovator and manufacturer of performance LED lighting luminaires, announced that it has formally introduced the FLB Series LED Shoebox Flood Light. This new fixture is engineered as an energy efficient replacement for high wattage Metal Halide and High Pressure Sodium light fixtures.
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2017-04-26

Dubai Municipality’s Al Lisaili Hall Is All Glitz and Glitter with LED Neonflex

Inspired from the heritage legacy, Dubai Municipality’s Al Lisaili hall is facility for organizing wedding functions and all other events, providing main amenities for nuptials and ceremonies to be a jubilant memorable event. The hall has a capacity of 750 invitees in addition of service areas for visitors, kitchen utility, electric, sound rooms, and a bride room. 
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2017-04-26

Nordichallen: Osram Creates Professional Lighting Conditions for Indoor Football in Sweden

Osram Lighting Solutions designed and implemented innovative LED hall lighting for the Nordichallen, a modern exhibition space and football hall in the Swedish city of Sundsvall. The new lighting solution complies with professional light requirements as stipulated by the Swedish Football Association and simultaneously saves around 65 percent energy. The home team of GIF Sundsvall, a club in the Allsvenskan premier Swedish football league, uses the hall for daily training, hall competitions and friendly matches.
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2017-04-26

Avnet Assembles LED Design Dream Team for LIGHTFAIR Institute Courses

Avnet, a major global technology distributor, announced that Avnet Illumineer Bob Householder will be among the featured course instructors at this year’s LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), May 7-8, 2017, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. LFI is the world’s largest annual commercial lighting conference and trade show.
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2017-04-26

Cree Announces Mid-Power LED Joint Venture with San’an Optoelectronics

Apart from reporting its third-quarter financial results, Cree, Inc. on Tuesday also announced that it is forming a joint venture with San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. to produce and deliver to market high-performing, mid-power lighting class LED packaged products in an exclusive arrangement to serve the expanding markets of North and South America, Europe and Japan, and serve China and the rest of the world on a non-exclusive basis.
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2017-04-26

Osram Launches LED-based Smart Lighting Control System

Osram announced the availability of SIMPLUX™, a simple standalone wireless lighting control system designed for small- to mid-sized spaces up to 10,000 square feet and/or up to 100 nodes. For maximum design flexibility, SIMPLUX enables specifiers to choose virtually any manufacturer’s luminaire that has a 0-10V dimmable ballast or LED driver, and deliver fixture-by-fixture or full group control as needed. SIMPLUX also offers an easy upgrade path to POLARIS 3D software and the ENCELIUM® networked light management system for more sophisticated, enterprise-level control or integration to building automation systems via BACNet®. 
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2017-04-25

Guided by the Light: Mediamarkt Customers Find Products Faster with Indoor Positioning from Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app.  It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them quickly and easily thanks to innovative LED lighting that acts as an indoor positioning system.  
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2017-04-25

Brecon Beacons’s Dark Sky Disturbed by LED Street Lights

The Brecon Beacons National Park, one of the three national parks in Wales, UK, has earned special protection of its night sky from light pollution and is an ideal place for stargazing. However, for the sake of safety, the Welsh Government recently installed LED street lights in Cwmdu, Powys, leaving a campaign group concerned. 
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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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