2014-04-30

Brazil Football Stadiums Install Philips lighting ahead of Summer Tournament

Royal Philips announced that it is lighting 9 of 12 stadiums that will be used as venues for this summer’s soccer tournament in Brazil. Philips’ will add spectacle and excitement through its advanced lighting solutions. The façades of five stadiums will be lit high lighting the architecture of these great landmarks, while the pitch lighting at five out of 12 stadiums will ensure that TV watchers can see every moment, emotion and detail of the beautiful game. 
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2014-04-30

Mouser Electronics Receives Top Sales Award from Philips Lumileds

Mouser Electronics, Inc., an engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, announced that it has been named Top Catalog Distributor for 2013 by Philips Lumileds, an industry leader in LED lighting, with a comprehensive portfolio of high-power, mid-power, array, and color LEDs.
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2014-04-29

ForceField Energy Completes Acquisition of American Lighting & Distribution

ForceField Energy Inc., a designer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions, today announced that it completed the acquisition of American Lighting & Distribution ("American Lighting" or "ALD"). Based in San Diego, California, American Lighting is a leading energy-efficient, commercial lighting specialist with over 20,000 installed customers and standing relationships with many major California utilities, including Pacific Gas and Electric Company ("PG&E"), Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric. ALD reported unaudited revenues of approximately $7.0 million in 2013, with adjusted EBITDA in excess of $900,000, or a 13% EBITDA margin.
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2014-04-29

LumiThera Receives Notice of LSDF Grant Award

LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive light emitting diode (LED) treatment for ocular disorders and disease, today announced it is a recipient of a Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Award (LSDF) grant. LumiThera was 1 of 5 recipients of the LSDF grants each worth $250,000 to provide for proof of concept studies.
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2014-04-28

Showa Denko’s New Plant Cultivation Method Adopted in Okinawa

Showa Denko announces that its proprietary LED lighting equipment and high-speed plant growth technology (Shigyo MethodTM) have been adopted by Gushiken Co., Ltd., a major bread maker in Okinawa.  The company, led by President Hisao Gushiken, is headquartered in Uruma City, Okinawa Prefecture.
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2014-04-28

Steel Manufacturing Giant Replaces Various LED Lines with Induction Lighting

Earlier this year, the Gerdau facility located in Knoxville, Tennessee began searching for a lighting solution that could replace their current metal halide fixtures and withstand the heat of its facilities, while maintaining enough lumens to create visibility in its dimly lit locations. Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world.
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2014-04-28

Xeleum LED Lighting Selected by Lee Farm Corporate Park

Lee Farm announced that installation of Xeleum LED lighting in its public spaces and hallways has been completed at its corporate park location in Danbury Connecticut. Overall management of the project, which included installation of 107 Xeleum Cobalt 2 x 2 LED 24 Watt fixtures, was performed by USALED.
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2014-04-25

Philips LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs Licensing Program Reaches 400th Licensee Milestone

 Royal Philips announced the signing of its 400th licensee - Dotlux GmbH - to its LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs Licensing Program, a growth of 100 licensees since May last year. Philips is committed to fostering LED industry growth and creating a level playing field by giving companies access to its wide portfolio of patented LED system technologies and solutions. By making available more than 210 inventions (comprising over 1200 granted patents), Philips aims to open up new business opportunities and possibilities for companies globally.
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2014-04-23

TSLC Launches Headlamp Products at Auto China 2014

After long time testing and verification, TSLC has released its new LED headlamp products. The products fulfill customer’s performance, quality, and price requirements in cooperation with automotive companies. The headlamp products are especially suitable for automotive and motorcycle headlight application due to its excellent high thermal stability, and high luminance characteristics.  
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2014-04-23

Novagant Releases LED Innovation to Boost Cannabis Cultivation Yield

Novagant, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired full proprietary and intellectual property rights to a newly invented light device that can provide programmable and adjustable lighting intended for the indoor growth and cultivation of plants but with a specialization for cannabis plants. This invention will have one of the best pound per watt yield in the industry.
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2014-04-21

NVC LIGHTING – A COMPANY TO LOOK OUT FOR

NVC Lighting is getting a lot of international exposure at present.  It is the main sponsors of the Diving World Series, an international diving competition that tours the globe in 6 stages from Beijing to Mexico.  From March 20th to 22nd it was the turn of Dubai to host this, and it was wildly popular.  NVC Lighting has also been running a series of informative seminars through the Middle East.  Starting in Muscat on 20th March, then Dubai (24th), Doha (26th) and Riyadh (1st April), these have been designed to inform lighting professionals ab...
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2014-04-18

Taiwan MOE Attends EXPOLUX Brazil to Deepen Presence in Southern Hemisphere Market

The Green Trade Project Office under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has continued to deepen its presence in the emerging Southern Hemisphere market, leading a delegation of Taiwanese LED lighting manufacturers to participate in the biennial EXPOLUX trade show scheduled to be held on April 22-26 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in an effort to help Taiwanese companies expand business opportunities.
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2014-04-17

Osram and Flex-N-Gate Cooperate to Launch World’s First Pickup with Full LED Front Lighting

One of America's legendary pickup trucks, and the biggest seller in the USA, is now blazing the pioneer trail in lighting thanks to Osram. The 2015 model of the Ford F-150 will be the world's first pickup on the market with a complete LED forward lighting solution from Osram. 
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2014-04-15

Electro-Matic and Kingsun Form Joint Venture to Grow US LED Lighting Business

Detroit area electronics technology firm Electro-Matic Products, Inc. recently completed a joint venture partnership agreement with Kingsun Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., a global leader in commercial and industrial LED lighting solutions. The agreement will primarily benefit the Electro-Matic Visual Products Group, which builds and markets finished LED lighting fixtures for a variety of outdoor and indoor commercial lighting and display applications.
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2014-04-15

AUO to Launch UHD 4K Curved LCD TV Displays with Wide Color Gamut

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") announced  that it will set “Experience the Ultimate with Curved Ultra High Definition” as the theme and participate in China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014 in Shenzhen from April 10 to 12. AUO will demonstrate its full series of 42 to 65-inch UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays with wide color gamut that are mass produced ahead of the industry, curved monitor displays, and ultra high resolution smartphone displays. The Company aims to satisfy consumers' diverse needs for visual enjoyment with its ultra high resolution and complete product lines. 
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2014-04-15

HPLighting Attends 2014 IR + UV EXPO in Yokohama, Japan

In order to enhance the market for industrial applications of UV LED curing, Taiwan HPLighting has chosen industry's most advanced high quality UV LED chip and special UV LED packages to make UV LED devices with higher efficiency , uniform light irradiance, low power consumption , long life and environmentally friendly features.
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2014-04-10

GE and Walmart Team Up for LED Lighting Transform on a Global Scale

Walmart announced plans today to purchase energy-efficient LED ceiling lighting fixtures for new supercenters in the United States, stores in Asia and Latin America, and Asda locations in the United Kingdom. The new fixtures will use 40 percent less energy than lighting sources historically used in stores, and will help further the retailer’s goal to reduce the kilowatt hour (kWh) per square foot of energy required to power Walmart’s buildings globally 20 percent by 2020. This is Walmart’s largest purchase of GE LED lighting to date, and the most recent example of leadership from Walmart and GE to find and scale innovative, energy-efficient lighting solutions.
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2014-04-08

Samsung Smart Home Becomes Reality, Set To Transform Everyday Life

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service. The service will first be rolled out in Korea and the United States, with more countries around the world added throughout the year. The service makes home automation effortless and easy, with a single app that makes it possible to connect and control home appliances, TVs and mobile devices. 
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2014-04-07

LG Innotek Displays Full Range of LED Lighting Solutions in Frankfurt

LG Innotek, a leading global electronics components manufacturer, will showcase more than 100 LED products at the Light + Building 2014 trade show in Frankfurt, Germany from March 30 to April 4, 2014.
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2014-04-07

Philips and Aruba Collaborate in Island-wide LED Lighting Transformation

Royal Philips and Aruba signed a Memorandum of Innovation, a strategic partnership to help the island of Aruba meet its goal of running on 100 percent sustainable energy by 2020, enabled by Philips’ lighting and innovation expertise. In support of the Aruba government’s Smart Island Strategy for sustainability, Philips will help revamp the island’s entire public lighting system by completing an in-depth assessment and providing solutions for public buildings and outdoor lighting systems. It will also transform Aruba into a showcase of innovation in the region. 
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2014-04-03

LIGTHUP LED to Expand Overseas Market Share in Saudi Arabia and UAE Markets

LIGHTUP LED announced a site-wide promotion for the customers from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It hopes to expand its market share there with its high quality LED lights, especially its LED wash lights, flood lights and panel lights.
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2014-04-03

Bridgelux Announces 10 Year Warranty for Vero Series LED COB

Bridgelux is proud to announce that its new Vero™ Series LED array light source will be backed with the world’s first 10-year warranty for Chip-on-Board (COB) products. Built to reflect the impressive lifespan of LED lighting, the announcement provides customers and end-users with a new level of confidence backed by the performance of Bridgelux® Vero Series LED arrays.
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2014-04-03

Lumenova Seizes Top 3 Energy Star Positions in R20, BR30 and BR40 Categories

CRS Electronics Inc., a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting products, announced that its Lumenova(TM) lamps seized the Top 3 Energy Star Positions in R20, BR30 and BR40 Categories.
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2014-04-02

Eaton’s LED Technology Enhances Ambient Lighting with Efficient and Uniform Illumination

Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of the Neo-Ray Index light-emitting diode (LED) pendant luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division. The suspended luminaire features unique, adjustable optical panels and incorporates patented WaveStream™ LED technology to efficiently improve light quality and reduce total power consumption for indoor ambient applications. 
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2014-04-02

LG Chem Exhibits World's Largest OLED Light Panels at Light + Building 2014

LG Chem is currently participating in the biannual Light + Building Exhibition held at Messe Frankfurt. 
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2014-04-02

Philips Displays the OneSpace Luminous Ceiling at Light+Building 2014

Philips revealed an innovative luminous panel that can cover a whole ceiling with homogenous white light. The panel will be displayed at Light + Building, the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building services technology in Frankfurt (March 30 – April 4, 2014).
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2014-04-01

LG LED Modules for Outdoor Lighting Now Available in 3000K

Access Fixtures now offers LG LED modules used in wall packs, bollard lights, and flood lights in 3000K. Until now, most LED outdoor lighting has used cool white or daylight lighting, a harsh bluish white light.
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2014-04-01

LG Showcases Smart Lighting at Light + Building

LG Electronics (LG) will mark the expansion of its global lighting business by introducing its newest lighting products at the Light+Building 2014 trade show from March 30 to April 4 at the Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre in Germany. Under the theme of Simply Smart in Lighting, LG will showcase advanced lighting technologies in the areas of Energy Savings & Payback, Connect & Control and Comfort & Well-being.
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2014-03-31

Osram Research Achievement Provides Further Innovation for LED Products

An Osram research team has succeeded in constructing the most efficient LED lamp in the world. The lamp in tubular form consumes only half the power of currently common fluorescent and LED tubes, and also achieves significantly superior colour rendering. 
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2014-03-26

Verbatim Showcases Innovative Optics for Improved LED Lamp Performance

With just under a week to go before the start of the trade show Light+Building, Verbatim announce they will unveil a number of LED lamp innovations from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation: a dichroic-effect MR16 LED lamp; advanced omnidirectional optics for Classic A lamps; and the development of a range of true-colour flame candle lamps utilizing VxRGB technology.
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Foreverlamp has expanded its award-winning LED Lamp Series with a new Industrial replacement lamp. The new J Series provides a powerful LED replacement for up to 400W MH lamps that operate in dusty and harsh indus... READ MORE

Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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