2017-03-07

Flooring that Talks to You:Philips Lighting and Tarkett Launch LED Flooring

Philips Lighting and Tarkett, a global provider of innovative and sustainable flooring, announced the launch of Luminous vinyl flooring. The specially developed vinyl tiles are embedded with cutting-edge LED technology that enables retailers to advertise, interact with customers and guide them through any store or building.
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2017-03-07

LG Innotek Introduces Innovative Retail IoT Solution at Euroshop 2017

LG Innotek announced it is participating in Euroshop 2017, the world's biggest retail trade fair, held in Dusseldorf, Germany from March 5-9.
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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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2017-03-06

LED Industry Faces Structural Change as Chinese Packaging Suppliers Expand

As LED market penetration rate continues to increase, global LED market growth has slowed down in recent years. In China, domestic LED chip manufacturers have exceeded a dominant 70% market share. In addition, global companies have increased their packaging capacity in China. It is expected that Chinese LED packaging manufacturers will continue to expand production capacity in 2017.
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2017-03-06

Luma Technologies Introduces Goggle Friendly LED Solutions

Luma Technologies announces the addition of the Bell 206, 206L, 214ST , and 412 platforms to their list of certified LED Caution Warning panels for retrofit and fleet modernization programs. 
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2017-03-03

Taiwan’s Mikro Mesa and China’s HKC to Jointly Build Micro LED Lab in China

Mikro Mesa Technology, a Micro LED startup from Taiwan, is reported to set up a Micro LED laboratory in Chongqing City, China. It is a collaboration between Mikro Mesa and Chinese Chongqing HKC Optoelectronics Technology, a local TFT-LCD panels maker.
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2017-03-03

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on Long-Term Evaluation of LED Indoor Field Performance

To better understand the obstacles to manufacturing, specifying, procuring, and installing LED lighting products, the U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a report evaluating the long-term performance characteristics (chromaticity change, maintained illuminance, and operations and maintenance) of LED lighting systems in four field installations, each of which was previously documented in its own DOE report:
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2017-03-03

Eaton and Enlighted Deliver Connected Lighting for Smart Commercial and Industrial Buildings

Power management company Eaton announced a collaboration with Internet of Things (IoT) leader Enlighted to accelerate the deployment of advanced sensory networks in commercial and industrial buildings. 
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2017-03-03

Green LED Light May Be A Solution for Chronic Pain Relief

A study by UA researchers revealed that rats with neuropathic pain that were bathed in green LED showed more tolerance for thermal and tactile stimulus. A clinical trial involving people suffering from fibromyalgia is underway.
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2017-03-03

Seoul Semiconductor Europe Introduces Reference Modules for Its Wicop LEDs

Seoul Semiconductor Europe, a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor Co.,Ltd, a major manufacturer of LED-technology, today announced the availability of reference modules based on its package-free Wicop LEDs.
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2017-03-02

Samsung Signs MoU with Chinese LED Giant ETi

Chinese LED manufacturer, Elec-Tech International (H.K) Co, Ltd, recently signed a MoU with South Korea’s Samsung Electronics in Shenzhen, China.
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2017-03-02

US Startup Introduces Aeroponics Plant Growing System with LED Lighting

Getting your hands dirty while growing plants might soon be something in the past. Aeroponics is an efficient and effective way to grow plants in an air or mist environment without soil and with very little water. It is portable and is suitable for people with limited growing space.
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2017-03-02

MaxLite Reinvents the Shoebox with Slim LED Area Lights

Providing a sleek and efficient alternative to traditional shoebox fixtures, MaxLite introduces LED Slim Area Lights as well designed illumination for roadways, parking areas and pedestrian routes.
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2017-03-02

Leedarson Launches Smart Bulb with Superior Colors and the Broadest Line of Functional White Light

Leedarson, a lighting specialist and ODM of energy efficient bulbs, recently set out to design an LED connected bulb that performs as well or better than the leading smart bulb but is available for a more affordable price. 
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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

Phoseon Technology Increases Power and Performance to FireJet(TM) FJ100

Phoseon Technology increases the peak intensity of the FireJet™ FJ100 LED curing solution by 50%, up to 12W/cm2.
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2017-03-01

2017 ISLE Show Report: Small Pitch LED Displays Under the Spotlight

The LED industry kicked off 2017 with its first major event–the 2017 International Signs & LED Exhibition (ISLE), held from February 15th to 18th in Guangzhou, China. With a whopping 120,000 square meters of exhibition space, the 2017 ISLE attracted over 1,600 exhibitors and an estimated 80,000 buyers from over 100 countries and regions worldwide. This year, the main focus was on small pitch LED displays.
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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

An Intelligent Streetlight for the City of the Future: Infineon Teams Up With Eluminocity

The trend towards urbanization is continuing and it is projected that by 2050 nearly 70 percent of mankind will reside in urban areas. Such demographic changes will impact on a city’s infrastructure, driving requirements for smarter, more secure and energy-efficient solutions. Infineon Technologies AG and eluminocity GmbH have jointly developed an intelligent streetlight to tackle these requirements. In promoting e-mobility, helping to save energy and enabling a connected infrastructure, the streetlight can serve as the backbone for the city of the future.
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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

Smart City 2017 Show Report: Smart Street Lighting Becoming the Go-To Application

At the 2017 Smart City Summit & Expo, held from February 21st to 24th in Taipei, Taiwan, companies from home and abroad showcased their diversified solutions to facilitate smart cities and IoT development. Among them, smart street lighting especially caught LEDinside’s attention.
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2017-02-24

WELLMAX Applied Diamond Mark of Quality to Shorten Customs Clearance Time for Customers

Customs clearance procedures are the backbone of international trade. Importers are frequently troubled by the slow Customs clearance time because the longer the wait the more it affects businesses. Good news is that in recently year, more countries have standardized and issued requirements and certifications for manufacturers, where once certain certification is obtained the clearance time for the goods can be vastly shortened.
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2017-02-24

Study Shows Cameras Can Steal Data from Computer Hard Drive LED Lights

Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have demonstrated that data can be stolen from an isolated "air-gapped" computer's hard drive reading the pulses of light on the LED drive using various types of cameras and light sensors.
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2017-02-24

Acolyte Industries Introduces Super Populated 6.0 Ribbonlyte

Acolyte has consolidated its middle wattage RibbonLytes to focus on the tightly spaced 6.0 Super Populated RibbonLyte which gives customers the best overall solution and NO POINTS OF LIGHT even in Acolyte’s most-shallowest of channel profiles.
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2017-02-23

LED Expo Thailand 2017 increases focus on international buyers, promises booming businesses at the show floor

According to the latest evaluation, the US $29.6 billion global LED lighting market is expected to reach up to  US $ 33.1 billion by the end of 2017. The credit for the appraisal goes to the regional lighting development as LED lighting accounts for 23% of total lightings in Europe, which is the highest across the world. Also, North America and China are the second and third highest absorbing regions respectively.
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2017-02-22

State-of-the-Art Hilton Hotel Slashes Energy Consumption By 60% with New Philips LED Lighting Technology

Philips Lighting has implemented dynamic LED lighting for the prestigious apartment and hotel complex OVO Wrocław, in Wrocław, Poland. The building is equipped with over one kilometer of linear LED fixtures, 8,500 luminaries and 6,750 remote controlled modules.
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2017-02-22

[Webinar] LEDinside on Micro LED Next Gen Display Industry Trend at 10AM Feb 23rd

LEDinside, a division of the global market research company TrendForce, has recently published the report 1Q17 Micro LED Next Generation Display Industry Trend, in which trenchant insights and analyses regarding the Micro LED market will be illustrated in depth.
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2017-02-22

Lumileds Launches Chinese Website with Sleeker Design and Richer Content

Lumileds today unveiled its newly upgraded website for Chinese customers, www.lumileds.cn.com. Like the company’s global website, www.lumileds.com, the Chinese version features a refreshed visual design, rich content, simple navigation and optimization for today’s mobile devices. 
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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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