2013-09-10

Lighting Master Kaoru Mende Invites You to Immerse Into the Lighting World

TNT, Transnational Tandeidan, is a non-governmental organization that has been dedicating to promote a better lighting world. For more than a decade, TNT has already held countless lectures, workshops and events to invite people around the world join their lineup to feel the light around ourselves. This year, TNT traveled to Taiwan and collaborated with Xue Xue Institute to invite Taiwanese people to observe the lighting world.
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2013-09-09

Coretronic Culture and Arts Foundation and Tainan City Government Unveil Taiwan’s First “Temple of Light”

How do people interact with the surroundings at night? This must be achieved through light. However, according to a survey conducted by Coretronic Culture and Arts Foundation (CCAF), there are 97% of Taiwan’s residents admit that our cities need better lighting infrastructure. For this reason, the association launched an event to improve the lighting condition and reveal the importance of appropriate lighting design.
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2013-09-09

Hydroponics System Manufacturer SuperCloset Launches “Kind” LED Grow Lights

The K3 series LED grow lights are comprised of high powered 3 Watt LEDs featuring a proprietary intensified spectrum designed for flowering large yields. This revolutionary series of LED grow lights will produce the biggest and best yields, while consuming approximately half the electricity and producing virtually no heat. The Kind LED Grow Light will cultivate record breaking yields, both in quantity and quality, while running quieter, cooler, and more efficiently than any other grow light.
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2013-09-09

New Affordable LED Camera Lights from GiSTEQ

GiSTEQ, a photographic equipment and accessory manufacturer since 2010, announced this week the launch of a new product line for LED camera lights – the Flashmate series. They are high quality, easy to use and affordable.
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2013-09-09

EOI Debuts Cost-Effective Residential LED Street Light with 1-year ROI

E-lite star™, a registered brand of Excellence Optoelectronics Inc.(EOI) for all outdoor and industrial LED lighting products, has announced the launch of new residential LED streetlight SL3c series with the promise of delivering payback in one year and up to 65% in energy savings.  The SL3c luminaire comes in 28W and 38W that can replace 70W to 100W equivalents of high pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures. Combined with the fact that it only weighs 5.44 kg (12 lbs) and has an output of 2940~3990 lm, it is now the right time for municipalities, small or big cities, utilities, and private owners to consider switching to LED lighting. 
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2013-09-06

Nikon Introduces New Mini Flash LED Movie Light for Cameras

Nikon Introduces the New Nikon LD-1000 LED Movie Light, a Compact LED Light for Nikon 1 System and COOLPIX Cameras. The Nikon LD-1000 LED Movie Light Provides Additional Illumination When Capturing Still Images and HD Movies.
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2013-09-04

Every Second Counts: GE’s Bright from the Start® CFL Light Bulb Meets Consumers’ Need for Instant Brightness and Energy-Efficient Lighting

When you flip the switch, you don’t want to wait for the compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulb to brighten up. GE Lighting’s award-winning Bright from the Start®, a hybrid halogen-CFL light bulb that provides instant brightness, is now available in a 100-watt replacement bulb for table or floor lamps, as well as globe lights commonly used for bathroom vanity lighting and recessed lighting in kitchen, living and dining rooms. They are perfect choices for residential lighting.
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2013-09-04

LED Moon Cakes Brighten Up Moon Festival

Most people become very home sick during holiday season, and for ethnic Chinese Moon Festival is a time that aggravates such longings, since it is usually a time for family reunions. As the traditional Chinese moon festival approaches, many products are combining modern technology with festival traditions, including LED moon cake lights below. These perfectly shaped “moon cakes” that resemble an exact replica of its edible cousin emit a gentle jade-like glow. 
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2013-09-04

Tridonic Dresden and Fraunhofer COMEDD Present Flexible OLED Desk Luminaire

Tridonic Dresden, the former LEDON OLED lighting, and Franhofer COMEDD are presenting a desk luminaire with flexible OLED at the Plastic Electronics 2013. The product is the result from a joint OLED project R2flex that was focused on the production of highly efficient organic devices on flexible substrates, manufactured in a roll-to-roll process technology. The project that successfully concluded recently, was funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research Germany (BMBF) with a total sum of about 11 million Euros over a period of 2.5 years.
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2013-09-04

NEC Adds 27-inch LED-backlit LCD Display to MultiSync EA Series Lineup

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the 27-inch EA273WMi display as the newest member of its MultiSync® EA Series for enterprise users.
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2013-09-04

Larson Electronics Releases Aluminum Body Hazardous Area LED Work Light

Larson Electronics announced the release of a two foot long hazardous location LED work light that provides better performance and reliability than standard incandescent and fluorescent work lights. The Explosion Proof Aluminum Body LED Work Light Provides High Output and Cool Operation. This explosion proof trouble light gives operators the ability to step down 120/277 to 12VDC or 24VDC via the inline C1D2 transformer to provide low voltage where required.
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2013-09-03

Philips LED Tiles Featured in Southeast Asia’s Largest OLED Commercial Installation

The dazzling display of 1,680 Philips Lumiblade GL26 tiles was installed in one of the largest OLED installation in Southeast Asia by installer SLT Asia in Providence, the Kuala Lumpur VIP club which opened in July, 2013.
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2013-09-02

Osram OLED Technology for Car Applications Approaches Maturity

In another step to innovate the future of automotive lighting, Osram takes the opportunity ahead of the Frankfurt International Motor Show to unveil its product roadmap for OLEDs used in automotive applications. “We have essentially achieved road suitability for our OLEDs this year and will be offering initial special equipment based on OLEDs next year," said Ulrich Eisele, head of OLED sector at Osram. "We expect to see OLEDs used in series production of new vehicles by 2016 earliest.” The show is being held from September 12 to September 22, 2013.
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2013-09-02

GE LED Lights Up Baguio City in the Philippines

Baguio City is the summer capital of The Philippines and an established tourist destination and education hub. Faced with an increase in migration and a high influx of tourists in recent years, city officials embarked on a committed move to revitalize the city through a Clean & Green Environment program. Utilizing energy-efficient roadway lighting is one of the core initiatives, leading to the introduction of energy-efficient LEDs at its streets in an extensive collaboration with GE Lighting.
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2013-09-02

Aixtron MOCVD System Used by Japanese Gas Manufacturer to Develop GaN-on-SiC-on-Si

Aixtron SE announced gas manufacturer Air Water Inc. based in Azumino, Japan has successfully installed a fully automated AIX G5 HT Planetary Reactorin a 8x6-inch configuration for the growth of GaN epitaxial layers. Following the system installation, the company has announced the release of GaN-on-SiC on silicon substrates for this year.
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2013-08-30

OSRAM: OLED Will Be the Next Automotive Lighting Trend

 LED continues to be the main technology for interior and exterior lighting. The successor, OLED, is already on the starting blocks.Osram Opto Semiconductors (Osram) recently shared its insights on applications and developments in automotive lighting. The German semiconductor manufacturer explains that OLEDs will be the next emerging trend for automotive lighting. 
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2013-08-30

ROHM to Highlight Interactive LED Chandelier at Upcoming Paris Interior Design Show

Interactive chandeliers designed by Japanese lighting designer Motoko Ishii and manufactured by Japanese semiconductor manufacturer ROHM will be on display at the one of the world’s largest interior design exhibition Maison & Objet that will run from Sept. 6-10 in Paris, France.
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2013-08-30

The Peugeout 308R's Radical LED Look

The Peugeout 308R design concept radicalizes the boldness of the new 308 while expressing extreme sensation; low posture, wider tracks, toned bodywork, sports vocation - developed by PEUGEOT Sport. The car has a new aggressive look with new LED headlamps and rear lights.
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2013-08-29

Top Cars with LED Facelifts in 2014

With the Frankfurt Motor Show only a few weeks away, UK car dealer AutoeBid has highlighted some of the key facelift models due to be displayed.
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2013-08-28

Access Fixtures Expands LED Bollard Lights Product Line with New Parking Lot Lighting

Access Fixtures has expanded its line of bollard lights to include 277 volt 10 watt LED bollard lights. Frequently municipal, commercial and hospitality properties use 277v to light outdoor areas such as parking lots. 277 volt LED light bollards permits the installation of LED bollard lights on the same circuits, eliminating the requirement of a second circuit and wires to support lower voltage lighting applications.
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2013-08-28

Smartphone App Company Apps FALYF Announces Kickstarter Campaign for New LED Matrix

Technology specialists from the company that created new smartphone utility app, Small Call, announce LEDgoes, a new modular scrolling LED matrix attracting over 150 pledges and US$ 11,600 amidst a successful Kickstarter campaign.
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2013-08-27

U.S. Online Retailer EnvironmentalLights Adds MaxLite LED Ceiling Panels to Product Offering

EnvironmentalLights.com, an online retailer for high-quality, energy-efficient LED lighting systems, announced today that they have added MaxLite’s Direct Lit LED Panel Performance Series, FlatMax™ Edge Lit LED Panels and ECO-T™ LED Recessed Troffers to their website. EnvironmentalLights.com currently offers over 2,000 products including a variety of outdoor and under cabinet lighting fixtures by MaxLite.
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2013-08-26

Texas School District Selects Acuity Brands High Performance Lighting Solutions

The Comal School District (“District”) in San Antonio is installing indoor and outdoor lighting and controls from Acuity Brands in schools across the district to achieve significant energy and maintenance savings. The District needed energy efficient lighting and controls solutions for multiple high performance school designs.
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2013-08-26

Vishay Intertechnology Releases IR LED for Gesture Recognition

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors, is broadening its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new high-power, high-speed 940 nm infrared (IR) emitter for gesture remote control applications. Offering high radiant power of 40 mW at 100 mA, the VSLB9530S is offered in a clear molded, leaded TELUX package with an oval lens designed to support an angle of half intensity of ± 18° in the vertical direction and ± 36° in the horizontal direction.
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2013-08-26

U.S. Consumer Reports Tips for Home LED Lighting

U.S. nonprofit independent product-testing organization Consumer Reports October issue cover story includes ratings of dozens of different types of LED and CFL bulbs. The report also features a room-by-room guide to choosing the best LEDs and CFLs, and a clip-and-save lightbulb buying guide that you can take shopping. The guide explains the lightbulb lingo you'll see on packaging, and the pros and cons of LED, CFL and halogen bulbs.
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2013-08-26

GE Lighting and Cooledge Lighting Collaborate on LED Light Sheets

GE Lighting has entered a joint-development agreement with Cooledge Lighting Inc. to develop a customized GE Lightech™ LED driver as a key component in Cooledge's first full range of LED light sheet solutions for fixture companies, which debut this week at the LightFair International trade show in Philadelphia.
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2013-08-23

Samsung Introduces LED Monitor Featuring Hand-tuned Color Calibration and Quad HD Display

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. introduced the latest iteration of its professional grade Series 9 monitor, the SB971. Featuring quad HD resolution and wide viewing angles, the premium, hand-calibrated Series 9 SB971 was designed for users that require a richer viewing experience, such as photo enthusiasts and graphic artists.
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2013-08-22

New York YMCA Saves 78% on Electric Bill with Aleddra T8 LED Lights Upgrade

The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA in New York, U.S. was founded in 1888 to cater to a then fast-growing community. It has since steadily expanded into today's 5,388 square meters (65,000 square-foot) facility.  Situated in the lower level, the space receives minimal natural daylight and thus requires a significant amount of artificial lighting power. The 14 high-pressure sodium light fixtures at the facility which were 480 watts each were changed to 1X8 LED light fixtures which are 102 watts each. 
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2013-08-22

UK Lighting Specialist LED Strip Lights Co. Shares View on LED Robot Artificial Skin

The lighting specialists at LED Strip Lights co. have shared their views on the news that the glow from LEDs may be able to provide robots with an artificial skin that could enable them to sense touch. If successful, the concept could be used for inkless fingerprint scanners, biological imaging and to enhance the performance of micro-electro mechanical systems.
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2013-08-20

Glowsource.com Reveals Hottest LED Party Accessories

Glowsource.com, a company that supplies glow in the dark party supplies gives an overview of some of the top LED party accessories that are suitable for all occasions.  Whether for a birthday party, summer party, graduation party, Halloween party, New Years’ party or other parties, glow in the dark parties are the latest craze that don’t see signs of slowing down any time soon. They suit every theme and make parties more fun. 
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Osram Opto Semiconductors now enables remote control functionality to be incorporated in a lower profile than ever before thanks to the first flush-mountable infrared LED. The compact side-looking T-shaped Midl... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. introduces the new 8000-lumen LMH2 LED Module, a no-compromise, easy-to-use solution for high-ceiling applications. The 8000-lumen LMH2 is designed to replace 150-watt ceramic-metal-halide (CMH) lamps while using only 63 percent of ... READ MORE