2014-12-10

Novel LED Technology Enables Investigation of Algae Productivity

Because food crops are also used for energy production, millions of people are threatened by starvation. Algae could provide an alternative: They only need sunlight to grow, thrive in salty water on barren fields. But it is a major challenge to exactly reproduce sunlight in the laboratory. In collaboration with the Berlin LED manufacturer FUTURELED scientists at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have now developed a methodology for simulating all kinds of light situations.
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2014-12-10

Lumo Launches Styling Cycling Apparel on Kickstarter

Tired of not really having a nice looking attires with enough safety features?
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2014-12-09

Anime LED Conan Watch Comes with Style

Do you still remember all those cool gadgets used by Conan Edogawa in Detective Conan?
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2014-12-03

Foxconn Rumored to be iPhone 7 Sapphire Display Supplier

Will sapphire substrates be found on iPhone 7? Latest market rumors from Chinese media have pointed to the possible appearance of sapphire material on the new iPhone 7, which will be mostly supplied by Foxconn, according to a China Times report.
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2014-12-03

North Korea Invents Green LED Glasses that Can Adjust Circadian Rhythm

North Korea recently invented a new green LED glasses which can adjust to human circadian rhythm, according to a local Choson Sinbo’s report on Tuesday.
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2014-12-03

Therapeutic Lighting Makes Major Difference for Seniors in Long-Term Care Facilities

Therapeutic lighting can be a prescription for better health, especially for seniors with dementia in long-term care facilities. Now, more and more-effective products are needed to implement the highly positive research results achieved to date. So says a panel of therapeutic-lighting experts assembled by the National Lighting Bureau and the Edison Report. The full, two-part discussion is available for viewing without charge by linking to the National Lighting Bureau website.
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2014-12-03

Eaton Launches LED Luminaires for High Ceiling Applications

Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of the Portfolio Surface-Mount light-emitting diode (LED) Luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division. Incorporating patented WaveStream™ LED optical technology, the high efficacy luminaire provides uniform, glare-free illumination for standard and high ceiling applications in retail, commercial and architectural spaces.
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2014-12-01

How Philips helps patients to relax during MRI scans

Royal Philips today announced the launch of the Ambient Experience patient in-bore solution designed to reduce patient anxiety and movement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. The patient in-bore solution is the latest innovation in Philips' successful Ambient Experience portfolio, which integrates dynamic lighting, projection, sound, spatial design and workflow improvements to enable hospitals to create engaging, comfortable patient environments. To date, Philips has installed 750 Ambient Experience solutions globally.
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2014-11-28

Grow Your Garden Indoor with ROOT?

Ohneka Farms, a New York-based design studio focus on organic foods, launched a fund-raising campaign on Indiegogo to raise US $75,000 on an experimental hydroponics vitrine, the ROOT.
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2014-11-28

Nexus 6 Has Hidden LED Indicator Light Features

Google flagship smartphone Nexus 6 has hidden a RGB LED light on top of the speaker grill, according to a Xda Developers Report.
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2014-11-27

LED Grow Lights for Agriculture Market 2014 to 2020 Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts

Worldwide Grow Lights for Agriculture markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and wind energy are adopted by greenhouses and plant factories. LED grow lights offer quality for growing, homogenous light distribution at precisely the right wavelengths.
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2014-11-26

Hubbell Building Automation Becomes New TALQ Consortium Member

Hubbell Lighting, announced today that Hubbell Building Automation (HBA) has become an associate member of the TALQ Consortium.
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2014-11-26

University of Washington Develops LED Contact Lenses

Hands-free information could stream across your contact lens, in a device that came one step closer to reality this week.
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2014-11-25

Wireless Powered LED Chiristmas Light

Setting up your Christmas light can be ever so convenient with wireless lighting!
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2014-11-24

La Lumiere Closes $20 Million Series B Financing

Start-up skincare company La Lumiere, LLC, creator of the innovative illuMask®, the world's first wearable light therapy mask, announced today that it has secured a $20 million Series B financing.  The investment included Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC), the venture capital subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, joining SWaN & Legend Venture Partners as institutional investors in the company.  The Series B investment is a culmination of efforts over the last 12 months to drive commercialization in the U.S and continued growth.
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2014-11-21

Take Better Selfies with Innovative LED Flashes

John Woodward , Technical Marketing Engineer at Texas Instruments shares in this blog entry how better LED flash lights can help consumers improve picture quality of photos taken with smartphones.
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2014-11-20

Panasonic Supports Smart Retail at CHINA SHOP 2014

Panasonic exhibited at the 16th China Chain Store Industry Conference and Exhibition (CHINA SHOP 2014), which was held from November 6-8 in Fuzhou City, the capital of Fujian Province. In a booth designed to resemble supermarkets and convenience stores, Panasonic introduced one-stop solutions for retail under the theme of "A smart, beautiful lifestyle with intelligent retail," aimed at the rapidly growing demand in China for safe and comfortable shopping environments.
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2014-11-20

Hodi Technologies Selects Greenvity’s Turnkey IoT Solution for Next-Generation Smart LED Lighting Products

Hodi Technologies, a premier LED lighting and smart-grid system company in China, has selected Greenvity Communications’ Internet of Things (IoT) turnkey solutions for multiple Hodi smart lighting products. In addition, Greenvity and Hodi will collaborate to develop future products focused on controlled lighting and smart metering applications.
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2014-11-19

Major savings in the picture as the The National Gallery introduces lighting control

The National Gallery, London, has become the latest high-profile building to benefit from the introduction of intelligent lighting control. A combination of highly efficient LEDs and a digital control system from Open Technology has achieved 85% energy savings on lighting. The system’s ability to respond to the changing environment allows the Gallery to make full use of available daylight and adjust lighting levels around visiting hours.
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2014-11-19

Silver Spring Unveils the Next-Generation Smart City Networking Platform

At the Smart City Expo World Congress, Silver Spring Networks unveiled the next generation of its multi-application, smart city networking platform. Key advancements to Silver Spring’s IPv6-based networking platform include smart city extensions in the Streetlight.Vision Central Management System (CMS) software, integrated GPS, a migration path for those dependent on antiquated GPRS, and successful interoperability testing with multiple smart city CMS solutions in advance of certification for the TALQ outdoor lighting protocol. Silver Spring also announced new partners EnLight and Lumnex, who are integrating their smart lighting technologies with the Silver Spring networking and software platform.
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2014-11-19

Lume Cube Launches Dynamic LED Lighting Selfie-Shooting Solution

Think-Eleven, a San Diego based business development and consulting agency and IC12, an electronics and product design firm, announced the launch of its joint Kickstarter campaign for the Lume Cube. Controlled via a wireless Bluetooth-enabled app, the Lume Cube is a powerful and ultra-portable lighting tool that will open new creative possibilities for photographers and videoagraphers of any skill level looking to get the most out of their smartphone cameras, action cams and more traditional digital cameras. 
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2014-11-18

Fujitsu Laboratories Successfully Develops LED Lighting Technology that Shines Data on Objects

Fujitsu Laboratories announced the development of a technology that can embed ID data in light cast by LEDs or other light sources onto objects, and also recover this ID data from objects that have been lit in this way.
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2014-11-18

BMW Group Presents LED Streetlights with Integrated EV Charging Station

Light and Charge system combines cutting-edge lighting and electric drive technologies – first unveiled at EUROCITIES 2014 in Munich – prototypes now up and running at BMW Welt – highefficiency LED technology, adaptive lighting levels, charging station integrated in the BMW i ChargeNow network.  
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2014-11-18

Palmen Auto Saves Up with Cree LED Upgrade

Cree offered a solution that fulfilled our needs for clean, efficient lighting with little to no maintenance expense. The lighting is fantastic.
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2014-11-17

Mercedes Benz to Launch Next Generation Multibeam LED Headlamp

Light pioneer Mercedes-Benz offers a preview of what the future holds: instead of the 24 LEDs of the gridded high beam module in the CLS headlamp, 84 LEDs per headlamp will soon be providing for even better light quality and even greater safety at night. In the medium term, as many as 1024 pixels per LED will enable optimum illumination of the road at every speed and in all traffic conditions – and without dazzling other road users.
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2014-11-14

Dark tunnel in Birminghan Transformed into a Sea of Rainbow Color

The Birmingham railroad bridge located in Alabama received a makeover that transformed the tunnel into a sea of rainbow color.
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2014-11-13

PEA Aims to Complete Thailand LED Streetlight Upgrade Project by 2018

The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) of Thailand aims to complete upgrading high sodium pressure streetlights in the country to more energy efficient LEDs within four years, said Director Niwat Chayakul, the organization's Director of Power System and Research Development Department  told LEDinside at EcoLight Asia 2014, which took place in Bangkok, Thailand.
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2014-11-12

Smart LED Lamp Comes with Radar Device to Monitor Elderly People

Union Tool Co, a cutting tool manufacturer based in Japan, will release a system that monitors an elderly person, etc by using an LED lamp equipped with a laser device in September 2015.
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2014-11-12

Noribachi completes LED lighting upgrade for Bucknell University

Noribachi teamed up with Bucknell University to upgrade its Gerhard Fieldhouse sports facility lighting with a customized LED light retrofit solution. The indoor sports complex houses Bucknell’s indoor track and field facility as well as basketball, tennis, racquetball and volleyball courts.
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2014-11-10

Epistar's Highly Efficient HV LEDs Innovative Lighting Applications

Taiwanese LED chip manufacturer Epistar’s has showed steady revenue growth, accumulated revenue as of September 2014 has reached last year's total annual revenue of US $750 million, and it’s future revenue outlook remains positive. The company's merge with FOREPI is expected to further drive annual revenue growth to reach the $1 billion target soon, said Epistar Deputy Director of Marketing Center, Dr. Chiu-Lin Yao at LEDforum 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan last month.
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Sengled, makers of intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with LED bulbs, today announced the release of the Sengled Boost, an LED light bulb with a built-in Wi-Fi signal repeater that can boost connectivity levels t... READ MORE

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced today that it has added to its full visible spectrum LED product portfolio a PAR20 lamp with incredibly high CBCP, flawless beam definition and edges, and outsta... READ MORE