2017-10-30

Revolution Lighting Technologies Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

   Revolution Lighting Technologies announced financial results for the third quarter (Q3) ended September 30, 2017.
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2017-09-26

Revolution Lighting Technologies Provides Third and Fourth Quarter Updates and Revises Full Year Guidance

Revolution Lighting Technologies on 22nd September provided an update to its projected third and fourth quarter results, and revised its full year guidance. As a result of recent hurricane activity in Texas and the south east impacting our multifamily lighting revenue, and the slippage of a number of our Energy Source division projects from the third quarter to the fourth quarter, our third quarter results will be negatively impacted.
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2016-12-28

Lighting Science Recalls Times Square Ball Redesign Project

Working for an LED manufacturer, I have the privilege to be surrounded by some of the brightest and most talented scientists and engineers in the business.  These are people who are truly trying to make a difference in the world around them by utilizing the amazing science of light in ways that can help shape the world around us, affect the health of people, plants and animals and create a vibrant, more sustainable world. We have been fortunate to work on many high-profile projects over the years, but one that remains close to all our hearts at Lighting Science was when we were asked to help redesign and retrofit the New York City’s Time Square Ball with LED lighting almost 10 years ago.  This beloved New York icon was given a much-needed 21st century makeover by Lighting Science Group and a handful of industry leaders, to help create a bigger, brighter and more energy-efficient New Year’s Eve Ball.
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2016-12-14

Taiyo Yuden Unveils New Chip Bead Inductors in Power Lines for LED Lighting

TAIYO YUDEN has announced the expansion of its line-up for its chip bead inductor FB series M type and the commercialization of FBMH4532MM182PT (4.5 x 3.2 x 3.2 mm).
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2016-12-13

Grand Sports Arena of Soccer Team Chicago Mustangs Receives Rebates from LED Lighting Upgrade

Grand Sports Arena, the training facility for the Chicago Mustangs pro soccer team, are making the switch to Serenity LED energy efficient lights which qualifies them for a ComEd rebate.
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2016-12-08

Prototype Lexus LIT IS Covered in LEDs that Beat in Sync with Music

To highlight the impressive styling of the new 2017 IS, Lexus today unveiled a custom vehicle wrapped in 41,999 programmable LEDs that turn the car into a screen capable of broadcasting dynamic graphics and videos. The car, which is designed to send a bold signal, is featured in UK chart-topping artist Dua Lipa’s new music video for her hit song “Be the One.” The first-of-its-kind collaboration pairs Dua Lipa’s powerful vocals with an ethereal storyline, featuring the vehicle as a character and visual anchor in a story that also casts actor Ansel Elgort (“Divergent”; “The Fault in Our Stars”) as Dua's former love.
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2016-12-07

Musco Launches Stadium Lighting Product with Precise Lighting Control Systems

For more than 40 years, Musco has approached sports lighting from a foundation of responsibility—to facility owners, to those using the facility, and to the environment around it. Total Light Control—TLC for LED™ technology continues Musco’s commitment to excellence with an affordable system that delivers pinpoint light control for recreational facilities and is guaranteed for up to 25 years from foundation to poletop.
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2016-11-18

Philips Lighting Projects Realization of Smart Cities by 2030

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has created a sneak preview of what urban life could be like in 2030, in a future-gazing virtual reality experience. At Smart Cities Expo World Congress in Barcelona today, Philips Lighting Research unveiled a picture of how connected lighting technology will play a key part in underpinning the smart cities we can expect to inhabit in just over a decade. 
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2016-11-14

Edison Opto Shined in Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2016

  The biggest lighting industry event, Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), ended successfully on 30th of October. During the event, there were more than 2,661 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions, including 146 Taiwanese exhibitors. Edison Opto also showcased smart-lighting-related AC modules and new COB series which used the latest TM-30 technique to attract customers’ attention.
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2016-10-14

Toshiba's New Transistor Arrays for LED Lighting Provides Data Storage Function

Toshiba Corporation's Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company today announced the launch of “TBD62089APG”, a new-generation transistor array for applications such as LED lighting for amusement equipment and high voltage signal transmitters for industrial equipment. The new IC incorporates D-type Flip Flop circuits (8 bit type) in the input part that support a data storage function. Sample shipments start today with mass production scheduled to start at the end of December 2016.
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2016-10-12

Eaton’s Advanced LED Lighting and Controls System Boosts Fan Experience and Increases Energy Efficiency at American Airlines Arena

Power management company Eaton today announced that AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, home of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA®) Miami HEAT, is installing its advanced Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system. Featuring industry-leading control functions, the LED system enhances the viewing experience for spectators while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2016-09-05

Illinois University Krannert Center Slashes Energy Costs with LED Lighting

Audience members won’t notice anything different about the look of Foellinger Great Hall when they go to a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert or hear the Art of Time Ensemble play Beatles music this fall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
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2016-08-31

Lumileds Introduces LEDs That Accentuate Fruit and Vegetables Lighting

Lumileds today revealed its FreshFocus Technology for produce, LEDs to showcase fruit and vegetables in their freshest and most appealing state. FreshFocus Technology is part of the LUXEON Stylist Series, Lumileds transformative line of LEDs designed to provide the perfect lighting environment to sell products in fashion retail stores, fresh food markets and restaurants.
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2016-08-30

Maverick Baseball Field Retrofitted with LED Lighting

SCS replaced 44 MUSCO Metal Halide HID sports lights that used 2,300 watts each. SCS designed and installed 40 sports stadium rated - 900 watts each - LED lights replacing the existing MUSCO lights. SCS LED lights provide 3 times the foot candle measurements to the baseball diamond and all three outfield positions, using only 180,000 watts per game; a savings of 326,000 watts per game!
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2016-08-24

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under LED Lighting System

Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum partnered with Musco—the Official Supplier of Lighting to the 1984 Olympic Games—for the installation of a new lighting system for opening ceremonies and track and field competition.
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2016-08-22

Toshiba Introduces High-Voltage MOSFET Drivers for LED Lighting

 Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC)*  announced a new lineup of ultra-efficient, high-speed, high-voltage MOSFETs for switching voltage regulator designs. Available with 800V and 900V ratings, the four N-channel devices (TK4A80E, TK5A80E, TK3A90E, TK5A90E) are targeted to applications including flyback converters in LED lighting, supplementary power supplies and other circuits that require current switching below 5.0A.
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2016-08-05

XiTRON's Portable Micro-Spectrometer Aids Lab Instrument Performance in LED Lighting

Flexible micro-spectrometer addresses LED illumination needs: lighting design, fixture verification, LED binning, lamp/LED spot testing, LED driver testing; portable, user-friendly lighting-measurement tool is well-suited for engineering lab and field use
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2016-07-28

Bridgelux:Seeing Ourselves in New Light

Gina Balestin, Senior Corporate Marketing Manager at Bridgelux, shares in this blog entry the importance of LED color temperature.
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2016-07-22

Sky Harbor Completes LED Lighting Retrofit in Parking Garage

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, U.S. finished installing more than 3,000 LED bulbs in the East Economy parking garage, reported KTAR News.
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2016-07-22

Osram Acquires U.S. Automotive LED Module Specialist Novità

As part of the three-pillar strategy announced last November, Osram is further expanding the leading position of its Specialty Lighting (SP) business. The company has agreed to acquire Novità Technologies, a U.S. manufacturer of automotive LED modules which are used particularly in tail lights, fog lights and daytime running lights. The acquisition will immediately be margin-accretive in the Specialty Lighting segment.
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2016-07-21

Osram Provides Brilliant Light Solution for Jakarta Art Installation

Osram Lighting Solutions collaborated with Atelier Cosmas Gozali and Dots Studio to design the marine installation named as “No Boundaries – Dream of Space” that was exhibited in Casa by Bravacasa 2016 at Pacific Place Hotel - Jakarta during June 1st – 4th, 2016. Thanks to the state-of-the-art LED lighting solutions from Osram, the installation glamorously demonstrated the beauty and harmony of marine life. 
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2016-07-20

Epistar Improves Product Structure and Profitability by Specializing in Niche LED Lighting Applications

The global LED industry benefited from emerging lighting market demands, but the LED backlight industry has entered a mature plateau phase. Price wars intensified in mainstream LED chip and application sectors, turning into an overtly competitive red sea market. In 2015, global LED market value declined for the first time by 3% to US $14.33 billion, according to statistics compiled by LEDinside, a research division of Taipei-based market research institute TrendForce.
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2016-07-04

LRC Responds to AMA Report on Health Hazards Caused by LED Lighting

  Recently the American Medical Association (AMA) has produced a document cautioning the public about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a large number of requests for an opinion. Professors Mark Rea and Mariana Figueiro of the LRC have prepared a response, available here. Key points include: Predictions of health consequences from light exposure depend upon an accurate characterization of the physical s...
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2016-07-04

Osram:New Goals for LED Stadium Lighting

Aside from increasing the visual playing conditions for both players and spectators, as well as minimising shadows, stadium lighting is also under strict guidelines enforced by associations such as Union of European Football Associations. This guarantees that experiences of those watching a match on television have the same viewing experience as those watching inside the stadium. If football is truly seen as the “beautiful game”, then the necessity to provide audiences consistent and true-to-life visual experiences is crucial.
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2016-06-29

Amerlux Joins Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting today announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with the US company Amerlux. The license, based on Philips Lighting’s EnabLED licensing program’s published terms and conditions, provides Amerlux with full, worldwide access to a wide range of basic LED control and system-level technologies. As a result of the agreement, the outstanding litigation between the companies related to patents offered under the EnabLED licensing program for LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs has been dismissed.  To date more than 200 US companies have joined the EnabLED program and Amerlux is the second to be announced within a week.
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2016-06-28

City of Birmingham Revitalizes Downtown Parking Garages with Philips Lighting's LEDs

Philips Lighting and the City of Birmingham, today announced a new project to modernize the City’s infrastructure by upgrading the current parking garage lighting to energy efficient connected LED lighting.
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2016-06-28

LED Lighting Solutions from Zumtobel Received Red Dot Awards

Lighting solutions from Zumtobel epitomise sophisticated design that is honed to reflect the specific needs of users. Further multiple red dot awards demonstrate the high solutions competence and innovative strength of the Austrian lighting manufacturer. "The red dot award 2016 recognises our efforts to develop innovative lighting concepts for our customers, which impress through a blend of excellent lighting quality, aesthetic design and significant added value," explains Daniel Lechner, Marketing Director Zumtobel. "With SUPERSYSTEM II we have extended the success story of the product family into the second generation. The high-quality design and adaptability of this light tool offer users enormous freedom when it comes to planning."
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2016-06-24

Researcher:Zeolites Could Boost Fluorescent and LED Lighting with Lower Costs

Researchers from KU Leuven (Belgium), the University of Strasbourg, and CNRS have discovered a new phosphor that could make next-generation fluorescent and LED lighting even cheaper and more efficient. The team used highly luminescent clusters of silver atoms and the porous framework of minerals known as zeolites.
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2016-06-24

Newmark Holdings Retrofits 24 NYC Commercial Properties With Independence LED Lighting

Newmark Holdings, a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate, announced it has completed LED lighting retrofits for 24 of the buildings in its NYC portfolio. Independence LED Lighting completed this benchmark energy efficiency initiative for Newmark Holdings, which represents one of the largest and most comprehensive commercial LED base building retrofits of its type in the U.S. Bay City Metering has worked closely with Newmark Holdings for over three decades as its utility submetering company and energy consultant and aligned Independence LED with Newmark Holdings. Bay City Metering played a significant role in both the project implementation and the relationship between Independence LED and Newmark Holdings.
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2016-06-22

Revolution Lighting Technologies Receives US $4M for Recent Multi-Family Development Projects

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced that its division, Value Lighting, has been recently awarded lighting contracts for multi-family developments throughout the U.S. totaling US $4 million. This includes its most recent win with Reston Station in Reston, VA, in addition to several large multi-family developments in Washington D.C. and Georgia.
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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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