2015-02-25

LG Electronics Plans to Form OLED TV Partnerships with Chinese and Japanese Firms

LG Electronics has recently announced plans of partnering up with Chinese and Japanese companies to make OLED display TVs more mainstream, according to a Reuters report.
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2015-02-25

Crompton Lamps Recalls LED Dimmable GLS Opal Light Bulbs

Crompton Lamps Ltd Recalls LED Dimmable GLS Opal 14W Warm White ES-E27 due to shock risk.
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2015-02-25

GE Japan Provides LED Lighting Solutions to “Future Disaster-Proof” Sekisui House Factory

GE Japan (Headquarters: Minato Ward, Tokyo; President: Akihiko Kumagai) today announces the installment of its high capacity energy storage system, gas engine for cogeneration, and LED lighting equipment for the “Future Disaster-Proof Factory Plan,” a project that is being undertaken by Sekisui House’s Tohoku Factory.
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2015-02-25

ONCE Files 100th Patent Application for Specialized Lighting in Agriculture

ONCE Files 100th Patent Application for Specialized Lighting in Agriculture and retains Vinson & Elkins LLP as Intellectual Property Counsel Concerning Sale, License, and Enforcement of the General Illumination Portfolio. The application, “Photonic Engine System for Actuating the Photosynthetic Electron Transport Chain”, adds to a diverse set of intellectual property assets across multiple lighting segments, including agriculture, horticulture and the general lighting market.
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2015-02-24

LED Market Trends in the Year of the Goat

A China Times report has highlighted five major LED market trends in 2015:
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2015-02-24

Japanese LED Traffic Lights Just Too Cool for Snow

Low heat emission is usually a good feature of LEDs, but it can be an issue in snowy regions.
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2015-02-24

Azuri Brings Solar Technology and LEDs to Rural African Market

PayGo solar expert Azuri Technologies has introduced a new generation of LED lamps designed specifically for African off-grid rural markets. The new lamps feature in Azuri’s fully digital Quad solar home system, to be released in March.
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2015-02-16

Unity Opto Aims to Ship 60 M Bulbs in 2015

Unity Opto aims to ship 60 million bulbs by 2015, nearly doubled growth compared to 2014, according to a China Times report. 
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2015-02-16

AOT Projects Soaring UV LED Growth in 2015

Taiwanese LED manufacturer AOT projected significant growth in the UV LED market after recently announcing last month’s revenues, according to a Chinese-media LaoYaoBao report.
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2015-02-16

DOE Publishes Long-Term Testing Investigation of Retail Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released another special report on LED lamps that are available through the retail marketplace and targeted toward general consumers. CALiPER Retail Lamps Study 3.2 focuses on lumen depreciation and color shift in a subset of 15 LED A lamps from CALiPER Retail Lamps Study 3. The lamps were monitored in an automated long-term test apparatus for more than 7,500 hours.
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2015-02-16

Mumbai Street Left with Dark Spots after LED Upgrade

Energy efficient LED streetlights are often brighter than traditional luminaires, but poorly planned installations can create unintended dark corners.
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2015-02-13

India LED Market to Grow 30% in the Next 5 Years

India’s LED lighting market is currently at a nascent stage. Though the LED market is already growing at a robust pace over the last 2-3 years, the country offers huge growth potential, especially over the next 5-10 years. Increasing adoption of LED lighting is being witnessed across commercial and residential sectors, government projects, upcoming smart building projects, etc. According to a recently published report by TechSci Research “India LED Lighting Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, the country’s LED lighting market is projected to register a growth of over 32% during 2015-20.
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2015-02-13

LIA Secures US$ 2M Funding from UK Regional Growth Fund (Round 6)

The UK’s Lighting Industry received a huge boost this week as the Lighting Industry Association received a share of GBP 1.3 million (US $2 million) from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund to further develop its laboratory services (LIA Laboratories) and new Lighting Training Academy.
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2015-02-13

Cree Adds Intelligent Color to SmartCast Technology

Industry-Leading CR Series Troffer with SmartCast Technology Now Features Field Adjustable CCT, Delivering Customized and Dynamic Lighting Solutions
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2015-02-12

DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Lumen and Chromaticity Maintenance of LED PAR38 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 20.4, which is part of a series of investigations on LED PAR38 lamps. Report 20.4 focuses on lumen maintenance, chromaticity maintenance, and catastrophic failure in 32 of the Series 20 LED PAR38 lamps and eight benchmark lamps, which were monitored for nearly 14,000 hours at ambient temperatures between 44°C and 45°C. Among the findings:
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2015-02-11

TILS 2015: About LED Manufacturer FORLETE

FORLETE photoelectric technology co., LTD is a LED and optical materials. Started with cooling materials research and development and manufacturing and import LED eye optics. High expanding various series of material of the LED light that shield an eye products of technology. The development and design, and to produce the LED fluorescent lamp, the desk lamp that shield an eye, High W lamp tube light, mining lamp and mining plants for business major Standard. 
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2015-02-09

Philips HID High Pressure Sodium Lamps for Public Lighting

    This post was written by Georgios Tjoumakaris, Marketing Manager, Professional Lamps Utilities can now exceed their outdoor lighting requirements with Philips Ceramalux HPS lamps. These quality outdoor solutions have been proven in many applications, from site & area, urban and roadways across the nation. These lamps are ideal for street and roadway lighting, parking lots and garages, warehouses and manufacturing facilities where low maintenance costs and high-efficacy are desired. A tried-and-true tes...
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2015-02-06

Accoona: The LED Light that Can Also Charge up Smartphones

A young product design team from U.S. headed by designer Mike Lee, has come up with a multifunctional LED desk lamp that can also charge up smartphones when turned off.
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2015-02-05

Nikkiso America Introduces World’s Highest Power, Deep UV LEDs

Nikkiso America, a world leader in the development and commercialization of deep ultraviolet LEDs, has announced that it has initiated shipments of the world’s highest power deep UV-LEDs, featuring three times more optical power output than is commercially available from other sources in the UV-C and UV-B range. The Nikkiso UV-LED business will introduce the new high-power deep UV-LED product line for the first time in North America at the SPIE Photonics West exhibition in San Francisco February 10 - 12, 2015, North Hall Booth #4815. The Nikkiso UV-LED products are designed for applications in biomedical instrumentation and treatment, germicidal purification and sterilization, and industrial curing and printing.
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2015-02-04

Berkley Lab Researchers Boost LED Emission with Optical Antennas

Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. This advance opens the door to LEDs that can replace lasers for short-range optical communications, including optical interconnects for microchips, plus a host of other potential applications.
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2015-02-04

Manchester University Develops Flexible Graphene LED for Displays

The team, led by Nobel Laureate Sir Kostya Novoselov, made the breakthrough by creating LEDs which were engineered on an atomic level.The new research shows that graphene and related 2D materials could be utilised to create light emitting devices for the next-generation of mobile phones, tablets and televisions to make them incredibly thin, flexible, durable and even semi-transparent.
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2015-02-04

PARsource and Illumitex Partner up to Service Greenhouse Industry

LED lighting manufacturer Illumitex today announced that Illumitex and PARsource Lighting of Petaluma, Calif., have formed a partnership to service the commercial greenhouse industry in North America.
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2015-02-03

Photographer Makes Fruits and Veggies Lights

Average day fruits and vegetables are seen in a new light through Romanian photographer Radu Zaciu latest project “The Light Inside,” according to a Peta Pixel report.
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2015-01-29

Netherlands Finds Health Risks Associated with Blue LED Lights

Latest research from Netherlands Health Council indicate there are certain health risks associated to blue lights emitted by LEDs, and further investigations are required, reported NL Times.
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2015-01-29

Urban Barns Announces Update on LED Research and Development at McGill University

Urban Barns Foods ("Urban Barns"), an innovative food producer dedicated to growing consistent, healthy and fresh vegetables year round using its proprietary Cubic Farming™ method, is pleased to provides its shareholders with an update on its research and development (R&D) activities at McGill University.
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2015-01-28

LG Chem Manufactures 32x32 cm OLED Lights

LG Chem announced today that it achieved two important milestones in the development of OLED lighting products with the start of manufacturing of the 320 x 320 mm OLED light panel, the world’s largest available in the market, and the completion of the research and development phase for a new plastic-based OLED light panel.
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2015-01-27

Intelligent Light Source LEDs Tapped In Early Round with Top Marijuana Investors

Scientifically-driven indoor growing solutions poised to transform marijuana industry with long-term promise to improve sustainability of global food production. ILS positioned to become leader in indoor grow light industry projected to reach $3.6 billion by 2020.
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2015-01-26

Iran Applies LEDs in Skin Treatment

LEDs are being considered as an alternative dermatology treatment to replace the more costly laser lights in Iran, according to a report by Mehr News Agency.
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2015-01-22

Leyard International Military Orders Peak in 2014

Chinese LED manufacturer Leyard’s oversea military orders reached nearly RMB 100 million (US $16 million) last year, according to a Jinghua report.
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2015-01-22

Digital Lumens Continues High Growth in Smart Lighting Sector in 2014

Digital Lumens announced today that deployments of its enterprise-scale Intelligent LED Lighting System span 200 million square feet (20 million square meters) of commercial and industrial space. This represents 100% installed base growth in 2014, bringing the Internet of Things (IoT) to customers around the world.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is extending its Duris product portfolio with a compact version without a classic package. The Duris S2 is in the low to middle output range and offers a high typical luminous efficacy of 160 lm/W, excellent color hom... READ MORE

LUX Technology Group (www.luxtg.com), introduces the first line of dimmable filament LED Edison light bulbs—the perfect energy efficient replacements for 25W, 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs. With its beautiful all-glass design, it looks ... READ MORE