2013-01-24

Litepanels Protects Its Intellectual Property for Selling LED Lights in US

The International Trade Commission has upheld a General Exclusion Order recommended by an administrative judge regarding film, video and photographic LED lighting product patents held by Litepanels, Inc. of Van Nuys, California. The Vitec Group owns Litepanels, as part of its Videocomm division. The commission blocked 14 LED competitors like Cool Lights, Flolight, Ikan, Prompter People, Elation Lighting, Fotodiox, Visio Light, Stellar Lighting and six other lighting companies from importing rival designs without paying licensing fees to Litepanels. ...
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2012-11-19

Hu Nan TV in China Chooses Litepanels LED Fixtures for Three all-LED Studio Installations

Hu Nan TV, China’s second largest television network, has recently chosen Litepanels LED fixtures for three all-LED studio installations in Chang Sha City, Hu Nan Province. After a thorough search, Hu Nan TV VP and chief engineer Huang Wei selected the Litepanels fixtures. He said,  “The Litepanels fixtures have exhibited a consistent quality of design and light output that has proven itself time after time in many studio applications around the world.”And Huang noted the fixtures are responsible for a visible improvement in the appe...
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2012-11-07

Litepanels LED Lighting Helps Quincy Newspapers Newsrooms Go Green

A fourth Quincy Newspapers television station, WGEM-TV in Quincy, IL, has converted its studios to Litepanels LED lighting fixtures. Brady Dreasler, Quincy Newspapers’ Director of Capital, Facilities and Engineering, said the lights helped flesh-tones pop. He added that WGEM’s news anchors have also seen a difference with the HD cameras and the lighting. Dreasler noted that the cool operation of the Litepanels LED fixtures brought an added benefit to the talent, allowing them to wear jackets in the summer time. Prior to the conversion, t...
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2012-02-06

Litepanels LED Lighting Lights 'Good Morning Finland'

Finnish private broadcaster MTV3 News has selected the Litepanels Sola 6 Fresnel LED lights and the Mono Flood, Bi-Focus and Low-profile Flood 1x1 LED production lights, as part of its move to HD news reporting and presentation. A major part of this project was the modernization of the 100 m2 studio used for the "Huomenta Suomi" ("Good Morning Finland") in Helsinki. Litepanels LEDs produce bright and soft 5600°K daylight. The Sola 6 consumes about a sixth of the energy of a conventional 650W tungsten spot. The light also foc...
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2009-07-31

Litepanels to Receive First-Ever Emmy Statue for Lighting Equipment Technology

Litepanels, Inc., the provider of LED (light emitting diode) television and motion picture lighting equipment, announced that it will be awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy(R) Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its proprietary lighting systems.
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2009-04-07

Litepanels Releases First 1 x 1 Spot and Flood LED Light Fixture

Litepanels, a Vitec Group company, has recently released its new 1 x 1 LED light fixture the 1 x 1 Bi-Focus, which is also the first LED light fixture capable of variable spot and flood focusing. Comparing with the inefficient Fresnel lights, the ultra-thin and portable 1 x 1 Bi-Focus offers a cool-to-the-touch, low energy draw solution that provides the flexibility of the width of light beam.
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2008-09-09

Litepanels LED lighting business is aquired by Vitec

It’s reported that the Vitec Group plc has acquired the business and assets of Litepanels, Inc and Litepanels, LLC, a leading manufacturer of LED-based lights for the television, broadcast, video and film industries. The initial consideration of US$14.5m, will be paid in cash, with additional deferred consideration dependent on future profitability.
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2008-08-29

Vitec to acquire the Litepanels LED Lighting Business

It’s reported that The Vitec Group plc announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Litepanels, Inc and of Litepanels, LLC (together "Litepanels" or "the Business"), the leading manufacturer of LED-based lights for the television, broadcast, video and film industries.
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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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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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