2017-03-09

Plessey Horticultural LED Grow Lights Boost Crop Yields for Dutch Growers

Plessey, a major developer of award-winning LED technologies and manufacturer of solid-state lighting products, announces it is running horticultural lighting trials with four of the Netherlands’ leading growers: Villa Gerbera (growing a crop of gerbera), Gebr. Koot BV (tomatoes), Together2Grow (alstroemeria), and Slijkerman Kalanchoe (kalanchoe). 
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2017-03-09

Gamma Scientific Offers Advanced Handheld Spectrometer for Light and Color Measurement

The UPRtek MK350S Advanced Spectrometer, available in North America through Gamma Scientific, is the most advanced handheld spectrometer for light and color measurement available and features a powerful suite of capabilities for lighting designers, manufacturers, and engineers. 
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2017-03-09

PowerSecure Lighting to Relocate Headquarters

PowerSecure Lighting, a major provider of LED lighting technologies through its well-known industry brands – Solais, EfficientLights and EnergyLite – is excited to announce the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Stamford, Conn., to new facilities in Frisco, Texas. 
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2017-03-08

PTG and Louis Vuitton Sign Deal for LED lighting

South Korean lighting manufacturer Photonics Trade Group (PTG) has secured a KRW 5 billion (USD 4.32 million) deal with French luxury brand Louis Vuitton to supply indoor LED lighting, according to local media ETnews. 
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2017-03-08

Prices of LED Light Bulbs Fell in February as a Wave of Economically Priced LED Filament Bulbs Arrived in Europe and the U.S., Says LEDinside

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED replacement light bulbs came to US$6.8 this February, down 0.6% from the prior month. As for 60-watt equivalent counterparts, their global ASP in the same month stood at US$8.2, dropping 2.1% from January.
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2017-03-08

Thorn to Launch Global Spotlight Range

Thorn’s new Tonic family of spotlights, to be unveiled at the EuroShop trade fair in Düsseldorf on 5-9 March, are set to raise the game for retail lighting – all over the world. Tonic is a truly global product: ready to be specified anywhere thanks to global certification* and an integrated multi-voltage driver (110V – 240V). This means retailers can standardise their specifications for Berlin, Boston and Beijing, and achieve the same great brand experience everywhere.
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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

Maxlite Releases LED Filament Lamps with ENERGY STAR Certification

MaxLite expands its popular Filament Lamp Series with ENERGY STAR certified models designed to reproduce the ambience of incandescent filament bulbs at a fraction of the energy cost.
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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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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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