2014-01-14

OSRAM SYLVANIA Expands Outdoor Luminaire Family

OSRAM SYLVANIA has expanded its portfolio with the ProPoint® Small Floodlight and PermaLED™ Area Light. Designed to replace traditional lighting technologies, these highly efficient outdoor luminaires deliver significant energy and maintenance savings for a variety of exterior illumination applications.  
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2014-01-14

Greenvity Introduces Scalable IoT System Solutions for Smart LED Lighting

Greenvity Communications is now offering total turn-key solutions comprising system-on-chips (SoC), modules, software and mobile apps that enable any home device or Internet of Things (IoT) device to be smart and controllable for energy-saving and home and building automation purposes. At the core of these solutions are Greenvity’s patented Hybrii® SoCs, which integrate HomePlug® Green PHY™ powerline communication (PLC) and ZigBee® wireless for robust and extended-range communication for smart LED lighting, home and building automation, industrial M2M and energy management.
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2014-01-14

CRS Electronics Inc to Provide Lumenova Lights for Salon 153

CRS Electronics Inc., a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting products, today announced they have been selected as the sole provider of LED lighting for Salon 153 in Plantation (Ft. Lauderdale), Florida utilizing their new Lumenova LED lighting brand.
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2014-01-14

City of Yakima Selects Ameresco for Citywide LED Street Light Project

Ameresco, Inc. announced that it has been selected by the City of Yakima to develop and implement a citywide LED street light project through an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC). The City upgraded 400 of its downtown street lights to LED in 2009 using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The new project will convert the balance of the City's 4,000 remaining high pressure sodium street lights, as well as parking, parks and other outdoor lighting, to new LED lighting. Ameresco will also assist the City in applying for a Washington Department of Commerce energy efficiency grant to help pay for the project.
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2014-01-14

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on Pedestrian Friendly Outdoor Lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new GATEWAY report entitled Pedestrian Friendly Outdoor Lighting. Recognizing that pedestrian lighting has different criteria for success than street and area lighting, GATEWAY followed two pedestrian-scale lighting projects that required multiple mockups – one at Stanford University in California and the other at Chautauqua Institution in upstate New York – to gain insight into what those criteria might be, how they differ from street and area lighting applications, and how solid-state lighting can be better applied in pedestrian applications.
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2014-01-13

Mouser Launches LYTSwitch-4 High Power LED Drivers

Power Integrations LYTSwitch-4 high power LED drivers feature a wide dimming range and fast start-up, even when turning-on from a low conduction angle and easily meet international requirements for THD and harmonics. Output current is tightly regulated with better than ±5% CC tolerance1. Efficiency of up to 92% is achieved in typical applications. LYTSwitch-4 drivers provide excellent turn-on characteristics for leading-edge and trailing-edge TRIAC dimming applications.
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2014-01-10

Panasonic Exhibits Comprehensive 4K Solutions at CES 2014

Panasonic Corporation announced that it will exhibit its latest 4K products and technologies, as well as innovative 4K solutions for business with these 4K technologies at their core, at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics show, held from January 7 to 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, USA.
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2014-01-10

Xicato Expands and Brings Manufacturing to San Jose

Xicato announced that it has relocated its San Jose headquarters to accommodate a new manufacturing line for the company’s next generation of products. The new 24 thousand-square-foot space is more than double the size of Xicato’s previous San Jose facility. The privately held company has invested millions of dollars in equipment and resources to meet the increasing global demand for its LED modules.
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2014-01-10

BenQ Adds New BE Light, Compasso and Hatha LED Lighting Fixtures to QisDesign Luxury Line

BenQ America Corp. announced the addition of three new elegant designs to its QisDesign brand of premium LED lighting fixtures. The BE Light, now available in stylish black, and the entirely new Compasso and Hatha bring contemporary designs inspired by the world around them to deliver sensory-rich lighting experiences with interactive features that brighten any environment.
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2014-01-09

Osram Sylvania 40W and 60W Equiv. LED Bulbs Receive Energy Star Certification

North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA today announced the SYLVANIA A-line low cost line-up of LED replacements for 40 and 60-watt incandescent bulbs now meet the strict energy efficiency and performance criteria established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s ENERGY STAR program. With ENERGY STAR qualifications, SYLVANIA A-line low cost LED bulbs are now eligible for utility rebates. Approximately 94 percent of the more than 500 rebate programs available across the U.S. require products with ENERGY STAR, making SYLVANIA A-line low cost LED bulbs more affordable to consumers and resulting in price points under US$ 9.99.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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