2017-05-18

Infineon Starts Volume Production of First Full-SiC-Module

Higher efficiency, increased power density, smaller footprints and reduced system costs: these are the main advantages of transistors based on silicon carbide (SiC). Infineon Technologies AG is starting volume production for the EASY 1B, the first full-SiC module announced during PCIM 2016. On the occasion of this year’s PCIM in Nuremberg, the company is showcasing additional module platforms and topologies for the 1200 V CoolSiC™ MOSFET family. Infineon is now able to bring the potential of SiC technology to a new level.
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2017-05-17

PRG Launches New Technology Solutions as Concert Firsts on U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Production Resource Group LLC, (PRG), a major provider of entertainment and event technology solutions, announced that a new product innovation along with the application of an industry-first technology solution – SPACEFRAME™ and a 4K Broadcast Camera System – have been integrated into the design, production and operations for the U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017. Both solutions demonstrate PRG's dedication to innovating products that anticipate the needs of tour managers, designers and artists seeking to push boundaries and deliver a more immersive concert experience onsite or virtually.
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2017-05-17

Epson Showcases New Technology in Commercial Label and Package Printing Demo Center in California

Epson announced it has enhanced its Carson, Calif. Demo Center with the addition of the new SurePress® L-6034VW. The Epson Demo Center provides potential customers and dealers an opportunity to see and experience the complete lineup of Epson's label and packaging printing solutions. With the addition of the SurePress L-6034VW, both prime labels and flexible packaging capabilities will now be on display.
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2017-05-17

Advanced Synchronous Rectifier Controller Brings Optimized Simplicity, Reliability and Efficiency to LLC-Based Power Supply Designs

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has introduced an advanced synchronous rectifier (SR) controller optimised for LLC resonant converter topologies. The FAN6248 requires minimal additional components, delivers high efficiency, eases thermal management, improves overall system reliability, and simplifies the design of LLC power supplies.
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2017-05-17

Gas Sensing Solutions Announces World’s Fastest Battery-Powered NDIR CO2 Sensor

Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS) Ltd, the LED-based NDIR detector specialists, continues to push the boundaries for CO2 detectors with the launch of its new SprintIR6S.  GSS’ unique SmartIR™ technology has enabled it to create a sensor that can take up to 20 readings per second, which is a world record for NDIR CO2 detectors, and has a six times faster response rate than the current SprintIR*.  
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2017-05-17

Tridonic Introduces Warm Light for Spotlights and Downlights

Tridonic is expanding its range of dimmable LED modules for spotlights and downlights with the SLE SUNSET EXC. SUNSET’s light colour creates a particularly intimate atmosphere and comes very close to reproducing the familiar light of an incandescent lamp. SUNSET is the fourth member of the SLE EXC series following FOOD, ART and FASHION. It allows the manufacturer to showcase its expertise in special light spectra and special light colours on a COB (chip-on-board) basis.
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2017-05-16

DELO Introduces New Adhesive for the Optoelectronic Industry

DELO has introduced a new adhesive for optoelectronic applications. DELO DUALBOND OB786 is particularly suited for fixing components within seconds while ensuring precision and high strength. After an irradiation time of less than one second, the build-up of adhesion is already significant; after five seconds, the compression shear strength on glass even reaches 18 MPa. The adhesive also ensures good adhesion to other typical optoelectronic substrates such as aluminum, FR4, PPS, or LCP.
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2017-05-16

Wolfspeed Achieves Industry’s First All-SiC 1.2kV power Module Reliability Benchmark for Harsh Environment Operation

Wolfspeed, a Cree Company and a leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power products, extends its leadership in SiC power device technology with the release of the industry’s first power module that passes the harsh environment qualification test for simultaneous high-humidity, high-temperature and high-voltage conditions.
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2017-05-16

BizVibe Expands Their B2B Networking Platform to the Electricals and Lighting Industry

BizVibe announced that their B2B networking platform has expanded to the electricals and lighting industry. This is the fourth focus industry of the networking platform in addition to textiles, food and beverage, and healthcare and fitness.
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2017-05-16

Philips Lighting Raises Bar for Ambient Lighting with Its New Philips ExpertColor Technology

Philips Lighting announced the launch of Philips Master LED ExpertColor GU10 and MR16, a new range of LED spot lamps enabling customers to create a warm and comfortable ambience with superior color realization using a customized light spectrum with advanced phosphor technology and deep dimming. The new range is aimed at providing a superior lighting experience for premium hospitality and residential spaces where ambience matters.
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2017-05-16

EpiGaN to Showcase its 200mm GaN-on-Si Epi Wafers for 650V Power Switching and RF Power Applications

EpiGaN n.v., a worldwide provider of III-nitride epitaxial material solutions for advanced semiconductor manufacturing, will showcase the latest enhancements of its Gallium Nitride on Silicon epi-wafer family that meets industrial specifications for HEMT (High Electron Mobility Transistor) devices at 650V at PCIM Europe 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany, (May 16- 18, 2017) as ell as at CSMantech in Indian Wells, California, USA (May 22-14, 2017). 
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2017-05-16

Larson Electronics LLC Releases A New Dolly Cart Mounted Explosion Proof Paint Spray Booth LED Light

Larson Electronics LLC, a major industrial lighting company, announced the release of a new dolly cart mounted explosion proof paint spray booth LED light to be added to its catalog of products this week. This explosion proof LED light combines LED technology with a dolly cart mount to provide users with a low profile, full power LED light that offers even light distribution in hazardous locations.
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2017-05-16

VueReal Produces the Highest PPI Emissive Microdisplay Based on Its Micro-LED Technologies

VueReal, a Canada-based specialist in micro-LED display technologies, announced that its Continuous Pixelation(TM) technology has led to development of a 4K micro-LED array at 6000 ppi which is the record highest pixel-per-inch emissive display.
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2017-05-12

Advancements in Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Provides Foundation for Smart Lighting Innovation

Legrand, North & Central America and its Eliot Program unveil new capabilities to the industry's most powerful and easy-to-use lighting controls platform at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 in Booth #1841. The latest solutions and capabilities in the areas of hardware, software, and services for Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) provide a foundation for smart lighting innovation in areas of Human Centric Lighting (HCL), wireless control, and user experience.
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2017-05-12

Feit Electric Introduces Simply Smart IntelliBulb Lighting Solutions

Feit Electric, a global lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, announced the expansion of the company’s lighting product line to offer even more personalized lighting solutions to meet every individual’s specific interests and needs with the introduction of IntelliBulb LED lighting solutions.
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2017-05-12

Feit Electric Expands Innovative Lighting Portfolio with Traditional LED Glass Color Design Line

Feit Electric, a global lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, announced the availability of its Glass Color Filament Bulbs offering a traditional filament look with the latest LED technology.
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2017-05-11

X-FAB and Exagan Successfully Produce First GaN-on-Silicon Devices on 200-mm Wafers

X-FAB Silicon Foundries and Exagan, a start-up innovator of gallium-nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology enabling smaller and more efficient electrical converters, have demonstrated mass-production capability to manufacture highly efficient high-voltage power devices on 200-mm GaN-on-silicon wafers using X-FAB’s standard CMOS production facility in Dresden, Germany. This accomplishment is the result of a joint development agreement launched in 2015, enabling cost/performance advantages that could not be achieved with smaller wafers.
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2017-05-11

PFC Design – Maximizing Efficiency and Lowering Cost with GaN Transistors

Achieving efficiencies greater than 98% in conventional Power Factor Correction (PFC) circuits is challenging. The major hurdle is fixed diode bridge losses. An option to overcome this is to use silicon MOSFETs in place of the diodes to achieve efficiencies of 99% or more. However, this BTPPFC approach suffers from poor reverse recovery performance, is suitable only for low power, and requires complicated control parameters.
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2017-05-10

EnvisionTEC Unveils Fourth Generation Perfactory 3D Printer Powered by Custom LED Lights

EnvisionTEC, a global manufacturer of desktop and full-production 3D printers and materials, is offering a groundbreaking performance enhancement to the Perfactory 3D printer that launched the company 15 years ago and is now in its fourth generation.
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2017-05-10

Bridgelux Launches Tunable White and Dim-To-Warm Solutions

Bridgelux expands its product portfolio to include the Vesta™ Series platform, a solution for tunable white and dim-to-warm technologies.  
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2017-05-10

Lumileds Doubles Flux of LUXEON CoB Core Range with New High Density Offering

LUXEON CoB Core Range – High Density produces twice the punch of other CoBs with the same light emitting surface, enabling precise spotlights with exceptional “punch”
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2017-05-10

LED Horticultural Lighting Grows Up with GOLDENi

After years of research and in-the-field testing, Smart Grow Systems today announced the availability for the newest member of its commercial vertical farming system, the GOLDENi grow light series for propagation and flower. GOLDENi represents a breakthrough in LED grow light technology, surpassing all other horticultural grow lights – including currently available commercial LEDs, high pressure sodium (HPS) and high intensity discharge (HID) – in producing biomass of exceptional quality crops with substantially improved pound-per-light yields with the most efficient use of space and greatest reduction in power.
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2017-05-09

EVERLIGHT's Complete Portfolio of Agriculture LEDs meet Different Plant and Livestock Requirements

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, is going to exhibit its comprehensive portfolio of agricultural lighting LEDs at LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL in Philadelphia/USA. It includes a variety of high-power, medium-power and low-power products that meet various kinds of market demands. Different environments, animals and plants need different combinations to achieve maximum productivity and also energy-savings. We sincerely welcome you to visit the EVERLIGHT booth at #2701 to see everything in person.
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2017-05-09

OLEDWorks Introduces Brite Amber OLED Panel

OLEDWorks, a U.S. OLED light engine and panel manufacturing company, is pleased to introduce the Brite Amber panel to its suite of OLED lighting products at LIGHTFAIR International 2017.
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2017-05-09

Eaton Showcases Complete Offering of Connected Lighting Solutions at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Power management company Eaton will highlight its comprehensive offering of connected lighting technologies and solutions at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017, booth 1101, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 9 to 11. Providing simplified methods for connecting buildings, communities and homes, Eaton’s wired, wireless and low-voltage solutions enable customers to easily power, light, and connect their spaces by uncomplicating connected lighting.
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2017-05-09

Autani Debuts Innovative Fixture Conversion Kit at Lightfair 2017

Autani, LLC, a major provider of building controls and IoT, will debut their e>kit fixture conversion kit at Lightfair International 2017, world's largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Autani's e>kit converts existing prismatic fluorescent fixtures to LED fixtures with a simple one-piece kit. Flexible sizing adjustment allows e>kit to fit virtually any fixture. Designed to replace the existing fluorescent lighting source, Autani's conversion kit provides optimal LED lighting for virtually any space and creates a smaller energy footprint.
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2017-05-09

Osram Sets New Standards in Horticulture Lighting with Oslon Square Hyper Red

At this year’s Lightfair in Philadelphia (USA), Osram Opto Semiconductors is showcasing an LED prototype to promote healthy plant growth: the Oslon Square Hyper Red. This third-generation 2 watt LED features improved emission characteristics, higher optical output and impressive corrosion resistance, so plant lighting systems based on the Oslon Square Hyper Red can be made particularly economical. 
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2017-05-09

Soraa Expands into Directional Luminaires

Soraa, a specialist in GaN on GaN™ LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most renowned historical buildings, museums, hotels, and luxury shops, announces their expansion into the directional luminaire market. Soraa’s LED technology allows the slimmest, most versatile luminaires in the industry. Lighting specifiers can now confidently implement Soraa light—where and how they want it—with even more options.
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2017-05-08

LED Engin Showcases its Versatile LuxiTune Family of Tuneable Light Engines at LFI 2017

At LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (LFI 2017), LED Engin, Inc. will showcase its expanding and increasingly versatile LuxiTune family of linear dynamic light engines at Booth 1557. Additions to the family include new form factors for tuneable white light sources that extend the high performance and excellent light quality of LuxiTune’s industry-leading products, from directional to area lighting applications.
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2017-05-08

Lumibright Introduces Mushroom Bollard and Wall Light Series

Miniature , sleek and low lying, the mushroom carved luminaries provide hassle free-installation for long life construction and better asymmetric soft light dispersion.Used in groups of multiples these lights make a real focal point creating an awesome stunning dimension to mystical dark spaces.
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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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