Sandia LED Pulser Delivers Laser-like Performance at a Fraction of The Cost

When Chris Carlen developed an enthusiasm for flashlights containing high-power LEDs, he didn’t anticipate that his hobby interest would lead to the creation of a new, high-speed LED driver delivering lighting performance that exceeds that of conventional sources at a fraction of cost.
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Philips Hue Wireless Dimming Kit Unveiled

Today Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, introduces the easiest smartest way to get flawless dimmable light at home. The Philips Hue wireless dimming kit is a no installation, straight out of the box solution for perfectly dimmable lights in your home without having to move from the sofa.
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Lumileds Adds LUXEON 3535L Color Line to Product Portfolio

Lumileds launches the LUXEON 3535L Color Line, giving  builders of emergency vehicle lights, signs, color tunable bulbs and architectural lamps access to high quality, single color mid power LEDs in Red, Red-Orange, Phosphor-Converted (PC) Amber, Lime, Green and Blue. “The tremendous success our customers have had with our high power color emitters convinced us that multiple markets could benefit from similar colors in the mid power performance range” said David Cosenza, Product Manager for the LUXEON 3535L Color Line.
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Samsung Signs LED Component Testing Agreement with CCIC for Products Shipped to China

Samsung Electronics has recently signed a LED lighting component and module partnership service testing agreement with China Certification & Inspection Group’s (CCIC) Korean branch, reported Qianjia.com.
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Litecool Opens New LED Packaging Lab

Litecool (http://www.litecool.co.uk), has opened a new clean room facility to research, develop, prototype and test new LED packaging technologies. The laboratory includes all the equipment needed to mount bare LEDs into packages, COBs and arrays. This will speed up time to market for new packaging technologies from Litecool.
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Lextar Electronics Launches DCOB LED Light Engine

Lextar Electronics (Lextar), the LED vertical integration manufacturer, has launched a DCOB (Driver on COB) product, using Lextar’s in-house high voltage Chip to design an integrated light module without an external driver, providing the most convenient plug-and-play LED light engine for the traditional lighting fixture manufacturers. Lextar presents a complete series of AC-in Driver-on-Board module at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition from 9th to 12th of June, 2015.
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Conrad Business Supplies Releases New SMD Terminal Blocks for LED Applications

Conrad Business Supplies continues to expand its selection of electrical components with new versions of the 2060 Series terminal blocks from leading manufacturer WAGO. These latest additions will complement over 16,000 other WAGO products stocked by Conrad.
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Xicato Expands XTM LED Module Product Portfolio

Xicato, a manufacturer of intelligent light sources, announced today that it has expanded its XTM product portfolio. The new module features a 9mm light-emitting surface (LES) that enables the narrow beam angles and high center beam intensities that lighting designers require, especially for retail, hospitality, and museum applications.
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Tridonic Launches New DC Power Solution

As miniaturised light sources, LEDs offer great design freedom to luminaire manufacturers. So far, LED drivers which are essential and need a lot more space than the light sources themselves have placed restrictions on the design. With the TALEXXengine DC String, Tridonic is now offering an LED solution which makes AC/DC converters and DC/DC components go their separate ways, creating space for new design ideas.
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Dialight Launches New 480 V Passive Power LED Driver

Dialight announced the debut of its new ultra-durable 480V Passive Power Supply, offering higher energy efficiency to outperform conventional switch mode power supply (SMPS) technology in high-voltage applications. The new 480V Passive Power Supply debuts on the 18,000-lumen package and will become the standard power supply used on every new Dialight fixture designed for high-voltage applications.
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Tridonic Launches New Flagship LED Driver

The PREMIUM TALEXXdriver series has been designed to keep pace with rapid developments in LED technology and offers an extremely high degree of flexibility. It features the new digital “ready2mains” interface which uses the existing mains cable for data transfer. Different casing versions and output classes with application-optimised operating ranges make the LED Drivers ideal for a wide range of professional LED solutions. 
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Dialog Semiconductor Launches New SSL LED Driver

Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth(R) Smart technology, today debuted its innovative solid state lighting (SSL) LED driver platform designed to deliver the ultimate in dimmer performance and compatibility with an ultra-low bill of materials (BOM) cost for next-generation LED bulbs. The first LED driver from this new platform - the iW3688 - delivers smooth, flicker and shimmer-free dimming supporting the widest range of phase-cut dimmers. It also enables manufacturers to drive down the manufacturing cost of LED bulbs by using Dialog's patented integrated digital control technology to eliminate more than 20 components, including the external bleeder circuit.
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Amerlux® Upgrades High Power A-14 LED Light Engine

Amerlux® never stops in researching and delivering continuous improvements in all of its products.  The latest improvement is the upgrade in performance of the Hornet HP A14 LED Engine that delivers outstanding reliability and guaranteed efficiency in energy and maintenance.
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Cree Launches High Power Ceramic COB LED

Building on the success of the groundbreaking XLamp® MH family of LEDs, Cree introduces the XLamp MHD-E and MHD-G LEDs, the high-power LEDs that combine the high lumen density and reliability of a ceramic chip-on-board LED with the design and manufacturing advantages of a surface-mount package. Utilizing elements of the Cree SC5 Technology™ Platform, the ceramic XLamp MHD LEDs simplify development, increase design flexibility and improve manufacturing efficiency compared to mid-power LEDs. The MH family enables new designs and significantly lower system costs, all while delivering industry-leading performance.
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Taiwan’s LED Component Value Tops Global Rankings

Taiwan topped global rankings last year for LED component output value, and the industry is expected to keep up 14% growth throughout 2015 to reach US $5.37 billion, according to statistics compiled by Taiwan’s Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA).
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MoriLite's COB LEDs for Wide Range of Applications

MoriLite 100% own designed, particularly the 1st manufacturer in the world to combine & integrate the C.O.B. with Flip Chip + Vapor Chamber technology on our LED resource.
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Refond Receives RMB 4M Government Subsidy

Refond Optoelectronics announced that the company had received RMB 4 million (US $647,708) subsidy from China’s Ministry of Finance on December 16.
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MLS LED Package Business to Overtake Nichia

MLS has started to sell its products through Korean distributor Optoleds in Korea, according to a report by ETNews. MLS has become one of the first Chinese LED package manufacturers to be ranked among global top 10 LED manufacturers. A research organization estimated based on current development speed, MLS will be able to surpass top ranking Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia.
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Everlight Presents Price Competitive Advanced Lighting Components

Everlight Electronics【TSE:2393】, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, is introducing the latest of new series LED component products including DOB (Driver on Board) Filament and Color Choice COB Series at LED EXPO Delhi 2014.
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Honglitronic Receives RMB 4M Subsidiary

Honglitronic announced the company’s application for RMB 4 million subsidiary for “new LED lighting component R&D and commercialization” was approved by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People’s Republic of China.
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Everlight’s Natural Light Technology Campaign Addresses Market Demands for High Quality LED Lights

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, supplements its LED Lighting product portfolio, currently featuring a market-standard CRI of >80Ra, with higher color quality versions. The new Natural Light LED variants will provide a CRI >95Ra, averaging 98Ra. EVERLIGHT is pursuing this goal a step at a time. 
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Dow Corning to Showcase LED Lighting Solutions at Light India

Dow Corning's authorized distributor in India, Kevin Electrochem, will showcase Dow Corning's innovative and high-performance silicon-based solutions for LED lighting at Light India from September 18 to 21st 2014 in New Delhi.
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Triac Dimmable LED Lamp Driver from Diodes Incorporated Increases Performance and Cost Savings

Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today introduced the AP1695. This LED lamp driver optimizes the design of sub 12W triac dimmer-compatible LED lamps by featuring a dimming range of 1 to 100% and up to a 30% reduction in bill of materials (BOM) cost.
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Everlight Launches New Mid-High Power LED Product Line

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, announces the XI3030 High Voltage series, an addition to EVERLIGHT’s popular XI3030 mid to high power LED package. By introducing the High Voltage version, a new concept of the existing XI3030 series with higher voltages at a lower price, EVERLIGHT aims at reducing manufacturers’ total lamp or fixture costs. The XI3030 HV LED is a half to full watt LED that has a 30V version available, with other voltages upon request.
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Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Thin Film Chip Resistors with Gold Terminations for Conductive Gluing

Vishay Intertechnology announced a new series of precision thin film chip resistors featuring gold terminations for conductive gluing. Offered in 0402 and 0603 case sizes, the MC ATAU series combines high-temperature operation to + 155 °C with tight tolerances to ± 0.1 % and TCR down to ± 15 ppm/K.
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LeDiamond Omni-Directional LED Filament Passed LM80 Test

LeDiamond (LED package manufacturer) announced that its Tesla filament has successfully completed the requirements of the rigorous 6000 hour lumen maintenance test (LM-80) by an international third-party laboratory organization (BACL). It’s a big breakthrough for LeDiamond on its LED filament development.
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Digital Lumens Unveils Stand-Alone Lighting Control Solution for Smart Lighting

Digital Lumens unveiled the Digital Light Agent (DLA) product family, a stand-alone lighting control solution that transforms any fixture from any manufacturer into a LightRules®-Ready member of an Intelligent Lighting System.
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China Promotes LED Lighting Component Standards to Overcome International Patent Barrier

Two Chinese companies were booted out of the bi-annual Light+Building trade fair this year for patent infringement. China’s intellectual property rights are facing an increasingly harsher environment as the LED industry enters the golden age. Coping with international intellectual rights has become a source of contention for many LED manufacturers, and a difficult issue to deal with for the Chinese LED industry. 
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Osram Opto Launches LED Component for Medical Lighting

When it launches the new Osram Ostar Medical, Osram Opto Semiconductors will be introducing the first LED component with a high color-rendering index (CRI) of 95 and the possibility of adjusting the temperature of the color white. This makes it ideal for medical applications – for instance in operating rooms, where a precisely controlled chromaticity coordinate and high natural color rendering are crucial.
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Everlight Introduces 1W High Power Lighting Component Meeting the Needs of Residential Lighting

It is reported that Everlight introduces 1W high power LED XI3535 lighting components with over 30 years of professional experience in research and development of LED component, this product is in line with the cost-effectiveness many customers are most concerned about, it can still reach a certain lumens and light effects under lower cost, and it is widely used in all kinds of general lighting, residential lighting, such as plate lights, spotlights, candle lights. Because of the special package design, Everlight XI3535 has better cost performance; under the drive of higher cu...
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Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, takes connected lighting to the next frontier by announcing the integration of the Philips Hue connected lighting system with Apple HomeKit. Like something strai... READ MORE

Designers of high lumen streetlights, high bay fixtures and downlights are taking advantage of Lumileds latest addition to its successful LUXEON CoB Core Range portfolio, the LUXEON CoB 1216. These arrays provide a 40% greater flux than Lumile... READ MORE