2017-10-21

Philips Lighting’s Third Quarter Results 2017

Philips Lighting on October 19 announced the company’s third quarter results 2017. “In line with our objectives, Philips Lighting returned to comparable sales growth in the quarter. For the first time in our transformation, the growth of LED and connected lighting systems & services more than offset the decline of our conventional business,” said CEO Eric Rondolat.
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2017-10-20

GREEN CREATIVE Joins Harbour Group’s Portfolio of Companies Alongside ILP

GREEN CREATIVE is pleased to announce its acquisition by Harbour Group, a privately owned, operations focused company based in St. Louis, Missouri. GREEN CREATIVE will join alongside ILP Holdings Corporation, a Florida based manufacturer of commercial, industrial and outdoor lighting, to expand Harbour Group’s participation in the lighting industry.
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2017-10-19

Epistar Files U.S. Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against All Star Lighting Supplies

Epistar Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit against All Star Lighting Supplies, Inc., d/b/a Luxrite in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on October 13, 2017. The complaint asserts that Luxrite’s LED filament bulbs infringe eight Epistar patents and seeks injunctive relief to halt further sale of the infringing products.
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2017-10-19

New Cree Guidance Speculated to Exit Consumer Lighting and Emphasize RF Solutions

Cree on October 17 released a webcast reporting its 1Q18 financial results. The next-day financial report showed a decrease of 3% YoY in the LED chip maker’s revenue. Gregg Lowe, Cree CEO, stated with faith that the company will implement new strategies in the next few months. Cree is speculated to invest heavily in its chip business and to exit the consumer lighting market. Its stock jumped 16% on Wednesday after the new CEO announced the new guidance. 
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2017-10-19

Blue and AlInGaP LEDs Raise Epistar Q3 Revenue

Taiwan-based LED manufacturer Epistar's revenue in September rose to NTD 2.476 billion, setting a new record high since April 2015. Its revenue in the third quarter of 2017 also set a new record for the past 12 quarters, reaching NTD 7.057 billion.
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2017-10-19

CalSun, Provider Of Solar In Paso Robles, Reports The Top Ten Reasons For Using LED Lighting

Research and development in the field of LED lighting and solar in Paso Robles is spearheading a green lighting revolution. The most energy efficient, the cleanest and most eco-friendly way of illumination is LED lighting. The United States Department of Energyreports that, “The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today's most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies.”
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2017-10-19

Announcing the Formation of Hailux Lighting

A group of investors and LED lighting technology experts, announced the formation of Hailux Lighting, an innovative LED Technology company focused on the Horticultural Lighting Market and providing innovative LED COB products. Russell Hall, an early stage investor, will lead Hailux Lighting.
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2017-10-19

PixelFLEX Heads Downtown to Macy’s Brooklyn with Reflect

Now with fully front-serviceable video panels, plus seamless right-angle corner capabilities, the FLEXLite NXG is one of the highest resolutionLED video displays on the market.
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2017-10-18

Jacksonville State University Unveils New Daktronics LED Video Display

Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota was asked to design, manufacture and install a new LED video display this summer for Jacksonville State University (JSU) at their stadium in Alabama. The university recently unveiled the new technology inside Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium versus Liberty University and it will be showcased this Saturday as the Gamecocks host the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.
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2017-10-18

Cree Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

Cree yesterday announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2018, ended September 24, 2017. Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $360 million, which represents a 3% decrease compared to revenue of $371 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 and a slight increase compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017. 
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2017-10-18

GB Energie LED and Revolution Lighting Technologies Provide Industry Leading LED Lighting Solutions to Leesburg Executive Airport

GB Energie LED announced the completion of an LED retrofit project for Leesburg Executive Airport in Leesburg, Virginia. The project included the installation of LED lighting solutions within the terminal, as well as exterior building lighting and throughout parking lots to improve lighting levels and increase energy efficiency, improving lighting energy use by more than 60%.
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2017-10-18

LEDVANCE Looking to Raise More Consumer Awareness of Smart Lighting

LEDinside had an interview with Aaron Ganick, Global Head of Smart Business, LEDVANCE on the company’s newly launched SYLVANIA SMART+ A19 bulb and the trends of smart lighting in the next five years.
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2017-10-18

LocusLabs to Expand Capabilities of LocusMaps Mapping Application with the Atrius IoT Platform from Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands announced LocusLabs, Inc. has joined the Atrius™ Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. LocusLabs plans to enable its location-as-a-service platform to take advantage of the Atrius IoT platform’s location-based services (LBS) and indoor positioning services (IPS).
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2017-10-17

Disruptive Substrate Technology for Direct Green and Red Micro LEDs

The ideal solution for microLED makers would be the availability of efficient nitride LEDs in both green and red. In this case, all RGB LEDs would be composed of the same material with the same behaviors and driving conditions. The challenge is to find one material capable of spanning the blue to red spectrum. 
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2017-10-17

Veeco Receives First Order for New GENxcel MBE System

Veeco Instruments announced that Acken Optoelectronics will receive the first shipment of Veeco’s new GENxcel™ Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) System.
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2017-10-17

Hubbell Control Solutions Expands NX Distributed Intelligence™ Lighting Control Platform NX – Next Generation Intelligent Lighting Controls

Hubbell Control Solutions announced today the expansion of its distributed lighting control platform for commercial and industrial facilities, NX Distributed Intelligence™. This expansion focuses on adding wired and wireless luminaire-based control options to Hubbell’s successful NX lighting control platform. It represents Hubbell’s commitment to developing flexible solutions designed to address the evolving needs of customers and facilitating building efficiency and occupant wellbeing.
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2017-10-16

Osram Acquires a Stake in the Retail Software Specialist beaconsmind

Osram acquires a stake in the Swiss company beaconsmind AG. Via its venture capital unit, Fluxunit, the lighting company has gained a strategic minority interest in the start-up that offers smart software to retailers, enabling a personalized approach to customers. Fluxunit supports and develops both internal and external start-ups.
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2017-10-16

Cree, Inc. Announces 2018 First Quarter Earnings Release Webcast

Cree, Inc. Announces 2018 First Quarter Earnings Release Webcast
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2017-10-16

Macedonian Cultivation Facility Invests In Heliospectra LED Technology

Heliospectra AB (publ), an expert in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces a new cooperation with NYSK Holdings, a state-of-the-art medicinal cannabis facility in Macedonia. The grower is partnering with Heliospectra to be able to supply patients with consistent, pharmaceutical-grade medicine for chronic diseases year-round. The investment is valued at around $125,000 (1,016,000 SEK).
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2017-10-16

Five-Star LED Lighting Solution to support FEMA for hurricane reconstruction, business owners, and the U.S. government

Independence LED Lighting ("Independence") and Social Energy Partners ("SEP") announce that they have joined forces to provide a "Five-Star LED Lighting Solution." The solution will help those in need, and it is also in line with the goals of the "Buy American and Hire American" Executive Order, signed by President Trump on April 18, 2017.
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2017-10-16

The 20th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair just Confirmed Dates Postponed to 30 October - 3 November 2017

Due to the recent typhoons, the exhibition venue was badly damaged and now it is under maintenance, The 20th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (GILF) will be postponed to 30 October - 3 November 2017, at Guzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, China.
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2017-10-16

Ultravision International Enters Four-Year Agreement with Lamar Advertising Company for LED Lights and Displays

Ultravision International announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Lamar Advertising Company, an owner and operator of outdoor advertising and logo sign displays, for Lamar to purchase LED billboard lights and Modular LED Display Panels from Ultravision.
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2017-10-16

Smart Cities Race Steps up a Gear with £10m Connexin Investment

Metropolitan Wi-Fi firm Connexin has secured up to a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its smart cities business.
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2017-10-16

Sengled Element Now Compatible with the Google Assistant

Sengled, makers of intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with energy efficient LED light bulbs, announced on October 12 that their Element smart lighting family now offers further convenience through voice control using the Google Assistant.
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2017-10-16

Michigan Businesses, Organizations Snap up Funding for Energy Efficient Lighting

Businesses and non-profit organizations across Michigan are snapping up rebates and grants offered by the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) to help them reduce their energy usage and cut energy bills.
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2017-10-16

Samsung Switches Focus to Micro LED to Escape Plight of Poor QLED Sales

OLED patent holder Samsung Electronics now also steps into the realm of Micro LED, reported the Investor. It is also looking to acquire PlayNitride, a Taiwan-based Micro LED developer in an attempt to offset the sluggish sales of its QLED TVs.
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2017-10-16

Exhibition Witness - LED Bulb Expert Wins Reputation By Persisting In Quality

Yesterday China’s largest trade fair, the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has begun as scheduled at Pazhou International Exhibition Complex in Guangzhou. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX), the long-term participant of the fair, is greeting its old and new friends in Hall 13.2. Debuted the latest R&D insights and showcasing most trendy LED bulb products, WELLMAX provides its global clients reliable LED bulb solutions with varieties of choices.
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2017-10-16

ASEAN’S Largest Exhibition on LED Lighting & Technology is Back with Its 6th Edition, Presenting Excellent Business Opportunities

The eagerly awaited 6th Edition of the LED Expo Thailand is all set to explore new boundaries with more than 300 exhibitors, prepping their latest to display on an expanse of over 20,000 sqm of exhibit area. A footfall comprising 15,000 international trade visitors not only from the ASEAN region as well as from across the world is expected to throng the Challenger 1 Hall of the Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre during 10-12 May ’18. The Expo witnesses participation from both exhibitors and visitors in a large number.
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2017-10-13

What iPhone X’s AMOLED Cost Tells Us About Commercialization of Micro LED

The first Micro LED product is Crystal LED Display that Sony showcased at CES 2012. Outwardly similar to a regular TV, it was an ultimate combination of the most state-of-the-art technologies back then. However, Sony, after its first success, had gone silent for quite a while until 2016.
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2017-10-13

New LRC Study Evaluates the Blue-Light Hazard from Solid-State Lighting

The introduction of solid-state lighting using light-emitting diode (LED) technology has ignited widespread interest in the ways that lighting can offer benefits to people, including improved visibility at night, enhanced perceptions of brightness and security, and spectral tuning for management of circadian rhythms. Yet, as illustrated in a recent report from the American Medical Association (AMA), the increasing popularity of LED lighting is also raising new questions and reviving older concerns about unwanted impacts of these light sources, such as light pollution, discomfort glare, circadian disruption, and retinal damage via a mechanism known as blue-light hazard.
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Lumileds introduced three new products in its LUXEON SunPlus Series of award winning LEDs for horticulture lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon fl... READ MORE

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