2017-05-11

New Gotham MYO Luminaires from Acuity Brands Merge Multiple Lighting Layers into One, Minimalistic Form Factor

Today, Acuity Brands, Inc. announced today the availability of the Gotham® MYO Series, a multifunctional luminaire system that delivers up to three layers of light – ambient, task and accent -- from a single, minimalistic form factor, and without compromise to lighting performance and configurability.
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2017-05-11

Acuity Brands Introduces Industry’s First Integrated Tunable-White LED Daylighting System for Commercial Environments

Acuity Brands, Inc.today introduced LightFlex LED from Sunoptics, the industry’s first integrated, tunable-white LED tubular daylighting system for commercial environments. The LightFlex LED system provides natural light, electric light or a combination of both, to optimize energy savings and daylight harvesting without sacrificing color uniformity. 
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2017-05-11

Leading Semiconductor Manufacturer Qualifies AIXTRON System for High Performance GaN LED Production

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced today that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has qualified the first of multiple AIX G5 C planetary systems for the manufacturing of GaN (gallium nitride) LEDs.
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2017-05-11

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at ProPak Asia 2017

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for printing applications at the upcoming ProPak Asia 2017 event in Bangkok, Thailand. Visit the Phoseon booth at AJ44, Hall 98 to learn how Phoseon LED technology is a perfect fit for printing applications due to the compact size, ease of integration, and high intensity output achieved through optimized LED thermal management. Users of Phoseon LED curing systems can process a variety of materials, including thin and heat-sensitive substrates, at maximum production speeds with low-input power.
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2017-05-11

Acuity Brands Introduces Atrius Brand for Its IoT Business Solutions

Acuity Brands, Inc. today unveiled its new Atrius brand, encompassing the company’s portfolio of Internet of Things (IoT) business solutions and Atrius software platform. Through Atrius, Acuity Brands will continue to provide and expand its comprehensive set of IoT business solutions, leveraging intelligent luminaires, lighting and building management controls, software platform services and solution development tools. 
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2017-05-10

Global Value Lighting Best-in-Class Private-Label Lighting Business Launches at LIGHTFAIR

Global Value Lighting, the premier private-label LED lighting solutions provider with a comprehensive portfolio of over 200 products, is making its debut at LIGHTFAIR 2017. GVL is supported by their partner Lighting Science’s intellectual property portfolio including 400+ patents, and have the most competitive factory-direct pricing thanks to their recent joint venture with Chinese manufacturer MLS, one of the largest global LED manufacturers.
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2017-05-10

New IoT-Ready Alliance to Establish Industry Standard for IoT Sensor Installation in LED Lighting Fixtures

Leading lighting and LED driver manufacturers, Internet of Things (IoT) technology companies, and industry groups have established the IoT-Ready Alliance, dedicated to making installation of IoT technology in luminaires easy now and in the future. The Alliance is setting industry standards that will enable LED light fixtures to be “IoT-Ready,” facilitating a quick and easy installation of advanced IoT sensors - as simple as changing a light bulb. This will also enable building operators to easily upgrade the sensors, ultimately future-proofing their buildings as IoT technology continues to advance at a much more rapid pace than that of LED fixtures.
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2017-05-10

Dow Corning Further Challenges the Boundaries of LED Design with Launch of Three Advanced New Moldable Silicone Products

Dow Corning, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, unveiled at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (Booth #2557) a significant expansion to its industry-leading portfolio of LED solutions with the launch of three new high-performance products under the Dow Corning® label: MS-4002, MS-4022 and MS-4007 Moldable Optical Silicones. Offering enhanced optical, mechanical and processing properties, these three new products further broaden design freedoms for secondary lenses and optical elements used in high-brightness LED lamps and luminaires.
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2017-05-10

Seoul Semiconductor Introduces World’s Smallest 24W DC LED Drivers at LIGHTFAIR International 2017

Seoul Semiconductor, a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, has developed the industry’s smallest phase-cut DC LED driver series, with a power density 10X higher than conventional LED drivers. The NanoDriver Series is the world’s smallest miniature converter at just 13.5mm wide, and is available in four versions rated for 16W and 24W output power for operating LED lighting with input power of 120V or 230V (50 – 60Hz), and can be driven by AC or DC power supplies. Manufactured with Seoul Semiconductor’s original Acrich technology, the NanoDriver Series features an IC directly attached to the substrate, dramatically reducing the size of the converter.
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2017-05-10

Current Reaches Digital Lighting Milestones with 200 Million Square Feet of Wireless Controls & 100 New Development Partners Joining its Intelligent Environments Portfolio

Current, powered by GE, today announced it has reached two significant milestones as it aims to lead the lighting industry’s transformation toward the digital age. Over the past year, the company has expanded its development partner ecosystem to more than 100 companies, and its Daintree wireless control networks are now installed across locations spanning 200 million square feet of space in commercial buildings, retail stores and industrial facilities. The installations are saving Current’s customers an estimated 240 million kilowatt hours (kWh) annually, or enough equivalent energy to power approximately 22,000 U.S. homes for a year. The digital networks also provide a gateway to future operational productivity benefits through the power of the Industrial Internet.
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2017-05-10

Current reveals TriGain Portfolio to Enhance Beauty and Efficiency in Any Commercial Space

Light has never been smarter or more beautiful. Expanding its reveal TriGain technology offering across its popular Lumination Series of energy-efficient LEDs, Current, powered by GE (NYSE:GE) is transforming more spaces with optimized color quality and enhanced energy efficiency. The expansion is a significant opportunity for customers particularly in the retail space, where color quality is a critical lighting element.
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2017-05-10

Above All Lighting introduces moon series, V-Line and Human Centric at Lightfair 2017

(Above All Lighting/LEDinside) Above All Lighting, a manufacturer of customized LED luminaires in the United States and Canada, is unveiling its Moon Series post top fixture as well as its V-Line fixtures and Human Centric LED retrofit kit.   All three product lines will be on display at LIGHTFAIR International 2017, the world's largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The show is co-sponsored by the Intern...
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2017-05-10

OLED Devices launched to address growing Consumer demand for OLED lighting

OLED Devices, an emerging leader in the manufacturing of OLED luminaires for the consumer market, will officially launch during LIGHTFAIR International 2017.  OLED Devices will address the significant consumer demand for premier OLED lighting solutions.
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2017-05-09

Telensa Joins Smart Cities Council to Drive Connected Street Lighting and Smart City Applications

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has joined the Smart Cities Council, the world’s premier consortium of smart city practitioners and experts, with more than 120 members who have to date contributed to more than 10,000 projects. Telensa joins the Council as a North America Lead Partner and will work with the industry coalition sharing its experiences and expertise to advance development and innovation.
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2017-05-09

LumiGrow Reimagines Brand to Emphasize Connectivity

LumiGrow Inc., a major provider of smart horticultural lighting, announced the release of a new brand identity. CEO of LumiGrow, Shami Patel, addresses, "It's my pleasure to introduce the new face of LumiGrow. There have been a lot of changes within the company this past year, and with our 10-year anniversary upon us, we feel it's the perfect time to re-illustrate our commitment to our growers."
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2017-05-09

OLEDWorks Announces Value Added Reseller, LED Specialists, Inc.

OLEDWorks, Inc., a major U.S. OLED light engine and panel manufacturing company, announced the signing of a Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement with LED Specialists, Inc, a leader in SSL driver design and lighting system integration.  LED Specialists brings more than 13 years of experience in designing LED based systems over a range of markets. In addition, over the past year, LED Specialists, Inc. worked in collaboration with OLEDWorks and NYSERDA on an OLED accessory roadmap intended to accelerate adoption of OLED technology in lighting applications and products.
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2017-05-09

Tianma Selects Orbotech Solutions for its Flex AMOLED Gen 6 Fab

Orbotech Ltd., an Israeli provider of process innovation technologies, solutions and equipment that are enabling the transformation of the global electronics manufacturing industry, announced that Tianma Micro-electronics Co. Ltd. ("Tianma"), a producer of display solutions with over three decades of experience in the Flat Panel Display (FPD) field, has selected Orbotech's ArrayChecker™ and Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) solutions for its production line upgrade to flexible AMOLED technology.  
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2017-05-09

Enlighted Calls Lightfair Attendees to Move Beyond Smart Lighting to the IoT

Enlighted, Inc., a major provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, is encouraging Lightfair International 2017 attendees to gain a deeper understanding of the distinct difference between smart lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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2017-05-09

Belgian Lettuce-Grower Chooses Plessey Hyperion LED for 2 Ha Greenhouse Expansion

Plessey, a British developer of award-winning LED technologies and manufacturer of solid-state lighting products, announces that Desmet, a major Belgian lettuce-grower, will install Plessey’s new, high-power Hyperion LED top-light in 20,000 m² as part of a greenhouse extension project that will boost total cultivation area to 49,000 m².
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2017-05-08

Lumileds Appoints Ilan Daskal as New Chief Financial Officer

Lumileds, a major provider of light engine technology, announced the appointment of Ilan Daskal as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective May 1. Daskal has over 25 years of experience in numerous senior financial roles, including Vice President of Finance at Infineon Technologies NA and CFO at International Rectifier.
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2017-05-08

Silvair Partners with Nordic to Deliver a Complete Bluetooth Mesh Stack for Professional Lighting Applications

Silvair, a pioneer in Bluetooth-based smart lighting technologies for commercial applications, announced a partnership with Nordic Semiconductor, a world-leading provider of ultra low power wireless connectivity chips. The company has selected Nordic’s nRF52832 system-on-chip (SoC) as the most suitable platform for its Bluetooth Mesh stack which is expected to be the first commercially available qualified implementation of the upcoming Bluetooth Mesh specification.
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2017-05-05

Acuity Brands Licenses Technology from Vital Vio, Inc. for the Integration of Continuous VioSafe White Light Disinfection LED Technology into Acuity Brands Luminaires

Acuity Brands, Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions, announced today a licensing agreement with Vital Vio, Inc., developer of an innovative, continuous White Light Disinfection™ technology designed to safely and constantly kill germs on indoor surfaces. Acuity Brands will incorporate Vital Vio’s VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology into certain of its LED luminaires, beginning with health care applications.
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2017-05-05

ERP Power Creates Manufacturer Representative Network

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and efficient LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed-up nine manufacturer representatives to accelerate new design wins with leading architectural, commercial and industrial lighting fixture designers.  The manufacturer representative network of experienced salespeople in the power electronics industry will be responsible for selling ERP’s LED drivers by working closely with lighting fixture manufacturers across the Americas. 
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2017-05-05

LIA to Run EU Market Surveillance Program for Luminaires

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has launched a program in the UK as part of an EU wide initiative from LightingEurope to carry out market surveillance on luminaires.
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2017-05-05

Seoul Semiconductor / Seoul Viosys Growing Fast, Recruiting Professionals Who Will Shape the Future

Global LED specialist Seoul Semiconductor and its sister company Seoul Viosys are recruiting external experts with excellent job performance in the entire field of LED business. This recruitment will take place starting April 27th for the areas of R&D, Technology, Sales, Marketing, and Business Support.
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2017-05-04

Amerlux promotes Tracie Jahn to Director of Specification Sales

Amerlux has announced the promotion of Tracie Jahn to Director of Specification Sales. Ms. Jahn previously served as West Coast Regional Director for the company and will now report directly to Chuck Campagna, CEO/President, and Ted Des Enfants, VP of Sales.
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2017-05-04

EnOcean Alliance at LFI 2017: Growing Ecosystem Combines Integrated Building Automation with IoT

At LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, May 9-11, 2017), the EnOcean Alliance as well as 16 of its members will demonstrate the benefits of the interoperable EnOcean ecosystem for integrated building control and self-powered Internet of Things (IoT) applications. 
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2017-05-04

Terralux Becomes Sielo, Building Value at the Nexus of Power, Light, and Data

Terralux is announcing a new corporate identity and vision for intelligent buildings and connected lighting.  The company is now Sielo, a brand that represents cloud-based, connected building solutions at the nexus of power, light, and data.  Sielo will continue to advance LED lighting offerings for Retrofit and OEM markets, in conjunction with accelerating the LEDSENSE IoT intelligence platform.
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2017-05-03

OSRAM Raises Outlook for Financial Year 2017

Due to strong financial results and based on the expectation of ongoing positive prospects for the second half of financial year 2017, the management board of OSRAM Licht AG (OSRAM) decided today to raise the forecast for financial year 2017 as follows: 
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2017-05-02

Phoseon Technology Announces New Channel Partner for Spain and Portugal

Phoseon Technology, the leader in UV LED curing solutions, announced an agreement with E. Vila Projects & Supplies S.L., which has more than 15 years of engineering experience developing custom systems, to distribute Phoseon products and LED solutions in Spain and Portugal.
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Samsung Electronics today announced two new additions to its chip-scale package (CSP) line-up: LM101B, a 1W-class mid-power LED, and LH231B, a 5W-class high-power LED. Built with enhanced CSP technology, the new LED packages deliver industry-l... READ MORE

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its existing portfolio for flash applications with a product featuring a specially developed chip sized package (CSP). With Ceramos C, Osram is following the trend for miniaturization as the new... READ MORE