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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2015-01-22

Orion Energy Systems Granted US Patent for LED Door Retrofit (LDR) Assemblies

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT:OESX), a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient lighting platforms, today announced that it was granted a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Pat. No. 8888313) directed to design improvements and technical advancements for troffer door assemblies. This award brings the company’s total portfolio of granted patents to 62, with 41 additional pending globally. The patent is a continuation of Orion’s efforts to protect the proprietary innovations embodied in the LDR, which is now the company’s best-selling LED product.
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2015-01-20

pureLiFi Raises $2.26m for Wireless Li-Fi Networking System

pureLiFi, the light communications technology company that leads the market in research and commercialisation of Li-Fi, has raised £1.5 million (US $2.26 million) in its latest round of investment. Valuing the 2012 University of Edinburgh spin-out at over £14 million, a VC funding round is in process and the company expects to make a related announcement on additional funding during the second half of 2015.
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2015-01-20

Hikaru Skirt Illuminates Girls Thighs

Contemporary Japanese fashion can often tread the thin line of art and fetishism, as seen with this new Hikaru skirt (“light skirt”) designed by Kiyoyuki Amano.
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2015-01-14

DOE Releases Report on SSL Adoption in Museums

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a new GATEWAY report that summarizes the results of a survey regarding conversions to solid-state lighting in museums. The survey was sent to members of the museum community who had requested a copy of “The Guidelines for Assessing Solid-State Lighting for Museums,” the pivotal resource co-authored by Jim Druzik and Stefan Michalski in 2011.
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2015-01-14

Bridgelux LED Technology for Billboards

New LED lighting has been installed on an advertising billboard in Mumbai, India.  The luminaires, designed and manufactured by Leo Integrated Technologies Pvt Ltd, leverage the Bridgelux Vero(R) 29 LED Arrays to produce higher quality colors and brighter illumination than the existing metal halide.
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2015-01-08

BMW M4 Showcases Advanced Lighting Technologies

The BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights model, with exterior paintwork in Cool White metallic, features a new interpretation of the typical BMW twin round headlights. On the move, the laser technology can be identified by the fine blue strips inside the lights. Meanwhile, the rear light clusters of the BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights model are based on OLEDs (organic light-emitting diodes), which produce light from wafer-thin semiconducting layers of organic material. For the first time, both the tail lights and rear direction indicators feature OLED technology. 
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2015-01-06

Syfy and Philips Bring Ambient TV Lighting to 12 Monkeys Fans

Syfy, the media destination for imagination-based entertainment, and Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced the world’s first-ever immersive lighting experience for an entire season of original series programming. With 12 Monkeys, a drama based on the iconic 1995 Universal Pictures film, the pairing of the Syfy Sync second screen app with the Philips Hue connected lighting system brings a new dimension to immersive TV. 
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2015-01-05

LG Display Showcases OLED Display Technology at CES 2015

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, will showcase the latest advances in the industry, including its global leadership in OLED technology, during CES 2015 in Las Vegas from January 6 to 9.
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2015-01-05

Liown Announces Partnership with The Light Garden of Liown Patented Moving Flame Candles

Liown Electronics Co. Ltd, one of the world's largest suppliers of light-emitting diode (LED) flameless candles and lighting, announced today The Light Garden will be a preferred licensee and distributor for Liown's patented Moving Flame™ candle technology.
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2014-12-31

Three Trends Among “Runaway” Chinese LED Executives

“Every year there are escaping manufacturers, but this has become an ongoing trend in 2014,” is a common saying in China’s lighting industry. This is related to the easing domestic economic market, and slowdown in the real estate market leading to diminishing construction projects, said industry insiders. The LED industry is in a rapidly expanding phase, and all these indicate “winter is coming” in the LED lighting industry. However, not all manufacturers are capable of defending themselves against the “cold” and some have resorted to “selfish” measures.
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2014-12-27

Smiling Through Facial Masks with LEDs

A smile confuses an approaching frown. But how do you like the idea of showing your smile while wearing a mask?
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2014-12-25

Minimalist Style LED Smart Watch Nevo

Introducing névo, the French designed timepiece that connects the elegance of the past with the power of the future in a sleek modern watch with activity tracking, phone notifications, and unique LED goal progression indicators. névo combines style and practicality resulting in a beautifully useful tool for health conscience, active people. 
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2014-12-23

Chinese Government Clamps down on Local Government LED Subsidies

The Chinese central government’s policy to terminate LED industry subsidies will be extended to local governments, according to a latest Chinese-language UDN report.
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2014-12-23

Madrid to Fully Upgrade to Smart LED Streetlight Systems

LONDON: Madrid leads the LED revolution in Europe, upgrading the totality of its street lighting in the largest project in the world of this kind. The new technology will save almost half of the energy used to light the streets of the Spanish capital.
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2014-12-23

Callaway Gardens' Fantasy in Lights Ranks as one of USA Today’s “10 Best Public Light Displays”

This week Callaway Gardens received an email from USA Today stating, “Fantasy In Lights - Callaway Gardens is one of the winners of the Best Public Lights Display category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.”
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2014-12-18

EDAG Wraps Vehicles in Cocoon of Light

The automotive lighting sector’s internal and external applications has attracted many LED manufacturers to enter, but most applications only cover a part of the vehicle. German engineering firm EDAG innovative 3D printed backlight technology for cars, however, is capable of wrapping the entire vehicle in light.
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2014-12-17

Epistar Acquires Samsung Backlight Orders

As the LED industry inventory adjustments ends, Epistar has received a large order from Samsung in December, which is expected to spur the Taiwanese LED manufacturers growth, according to an UDN report.
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2014-12-17

Hens Lay More Eggs Under Red or White LED Lights

A study reveals that different color LED light influences layer production, according to a report of World Poultry, citing paper released by researcher from Federal University of Grande Dourados, Brazil.
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2014-12-16

Navigant Research: Commercial Building Automation Systems Expected to Exceed $86 B in Annual Revenue by 2023

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for commercial building automation systems (BASs), including global market forecasts through 2023.
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2014-12-15

Lighting Science Group’s LED Luminaires to Help NASA Astronauts in Int’l Space Stations

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB: LSCG) announced today that their innovative GOOD NIGHT™ and AWAKE AND ALERT™ lamps were recently featured in Consumer Reports magazine. The article goes behind the science of our lamps and their link to NASA and the International Space Station astronauts. A focus on the importance of blue light technology and how it affects human circadian rhythm was key in the development of these revolutionary products.
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MaxLite provides the nostalgic look and warmth of Edison-style filament incandescent bulbs with the energy-saving benefits of LED technology in its new Filament Lamp Series.
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Plessey announced today that its dotLED range, designed specifically for wearable applications, has been expanded with a wider selection of colours, including red, green and blue. The extremely small LED die have a footprint of only 0.2mm x 0.... READ MORE