2013-09-17

Designers Use Over 2,000 LED Wash Lights at Frankfurt Auto Show

Over 2000 Robe Lighting LEDWash fixtures are in action on a series of high profile stands – including Audi, BMW, Mini. Opel, Porsche, Seat and Volkswagen, at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany.
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2013-09-17

Philips Hue Brightens the Mood at London Design Festival

Philips Hue, has been installed at the Photon Project’s Photon Pod at the London Design Festival. The all-glass pod is a prototype for the Photon Project that will collect invaluable data and insights on the links between light, and health and wellbeing over a planned four-year period. The Photon Project is a scientific study initiated by glass engineering company Cantifix, and Oxford University, to explore in detail the effects of light on the biological clock – which in turn affects the health, wellbeing, mood and behavior of each of us.
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2013-09-16

The New iPhone Effect: Taiwanese Sapphire Substrate Manufacturers Expand Production

Sapphire substrate applications have shifted from LED to smartphones, according to a report by Taiwanese media UDN. Apple was the first to apply the material in its iPhone home button, and has recently expanded sapphire substrate applications to fingerprint recognition sensors, camera outer case, and even the entire smartphone monitor. As a result, Taiwanese manufacturers are close to full production capacity. ACME Electronics Corp. subsidiaries including USI Optronics Corp., Crystal Applied Technology Inc., ProCrystal Technology Co., and Crystalwise Technology Inc. have launched a new wave of expansion.
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2013-09-16

Kinky LED Push Up Bras to Get Any Party Going

English newspaper, Daily Mail, recently featured a rather interesting LED application that allows ladies to show off their assets in “flying colors”. The LED push up bras is the latest design of an LED attire company Electric Styles. The company has extended its lineup of LED bras launched back in 2010 to six different styles, and in 14 different sizes from A-D cup.
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2013-09-16

Philips Lightolier Launches Energy Star Certified White LED Downlight

In continuing the pursuit of sustainability, Philips Lightolier’s Calculite White LED luminaires are the latest in LED lighting innovation. Representing an evolution from remote phosphor technology to white LEDs, Calculite’s new line up of luminaires provide a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of up to 82, increasing the visual comfort and appeal of the illuminated space through accurate color rendition. 
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2013-09-16

Fairchild Semiconductor Offers Insight on Flick-Free LED Design

Fairchild Semiconductor, a semiconductor manufacturer recently offered insights into how to design a flicker-free LED light source.  
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2013-09-16

Osram Adds DRL Kits to Aftermarket Product Range

Osram have extended their range of aftermarket fit DRLs meaning drivers can now add a DRL function to their vehicle, transforming their car into an eye-catcher and ultimately increasing road safety.
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2013-09-14

Amerlux Rolls Out New LED Line with Multiple Recessed Fixtures for Commercial Applications

As LED continues to evolve many specifiers continue to choose their LED accent fixtures by looking for lumens per watt or total number of delivered lumens the fixtures produce. The question the specifier should ask before selecting a fixture is to ask themselves, "How much of the total lumen produced, hit the intended target?"
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2013-09-13

U.S. Company Launches Smart LED Bike Navigation Project

Hammerhead Navigation, a U.S. company has started a fundraising campaign on Dragon Innovation for its LED bike navigation system that can be programmed with a smartphone. The navigation system, Hammerhead, makes cycling safer as it saves cyclists the trouble of checking their smartphones for locations and routes while on the road. The bright RGB LEDs signal different information according to its array on the device. 
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2013-09-13

NEC Adds Value-Driven LED-Backlit Monitor to AccuSync Lineup

NEC Display Solutions of America, a provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today its new 21.5-inch AccuSync™ AS222WM desktop monitor targeted to small-to-medium-sized business users.
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2013-09-12

World's First Invisible Tower Thanks to LED Technology

The use of state-of-the art LED lighting and camera will create the illusion of invisibility, making the tower look as if it has disappeared.
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2013-09-12

1C12 to Launch Adaptor Range for LED Light Cube

In late August, LEDinside introduced a portable LED light cube for filmmakers and photographers from Australian online solutions company 1C12. The company’s flexible fund raising project with a target of US$ 60,000 launched on Indiegogo just a month ago has seen funds flow in at an exponential rate to US$ 119,302. Having nearly doubled its estimated funding requirements, the Australian company has announced the addition of an adaptor range in a recent update on Indiegogo.
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2013-09-12

Freudenberg Shows Off Starlight LED Overhead Lights at Frankfurt Auto Show

Freudenberg displays a variety of energy-saving solutions for vehicle applications, including a  flexible printed circuit board technology to incorporate 64 tiny LED lights for the new Opel Adam headline. it took Freudenberg 18 months to develop the LED solution, a first according to the company to use a customized flexbile printed circuit board technology.
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2013-09-12

Quantum Materials First to Deliver Tetrapod Quantum Dot Samples to LCD Display Manufacturer

Quantum Materials Corp. announced it has shipped Tetrapod Quantum Dots in sample quantities to a diversified leading Asian-based electronics manufacturer. Quantum Materials recently developed tetrapod quantum dots to meet the client's performance specifications.
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2013-09-11

China National Wet Land Museum Receives LED Lighting Makeover

Future Lighting Solutions LED department announced completing renovations of National Wet Land Museum of China’s night lights in a joint project with Yajiang Applied Technology (YAT).When the museum was established in 2010 it came with night lights, but the design did not include its landmark tourist tower. The new LED design uses energy saving “green” lighting systems produces purer colors with warmer color temperature and more distinctive night view effects from a distance. The design used in total 144 LED linear wall washer lamps, and 36 1W LED bulbs were installed at an interval of one meter.
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2013-09-11

Dialight Introduces New Line of LED Aviation Warning Lights

Dialight, a global LED manufacturer that specializes in transportation, infrastructure, industrial, and hazardous areas, announced a new line of Vigilant® aircraft obstruction LED lighting that offers a number of advancements on their already superior obstruction product line. With FAA certification for all tower and aircraft obstruction heights, the new Vigilant obstruction lighting line provides lower power consumption, smaller size, less wind load and lighter weight.
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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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Today Philips Lumileds launches its proprietary CrispWhite Technology, yet another quality of light breakthrough in its portfolio, making whites appear vivid and bright while colors appear saturated. LUXEON CoB arrays with CrispWhite Technolog... READ MORE

For the first time there is a compact laser multi-chip package. Osram Opto Semiconductors can pack up to 20 blue laser chips in the new PLPM4 450 module. Instead of taking the laborious approach and constructing a light source from individual ... READ MORE