2017-08-27

In Face of Bitter Patent Competition: Quick Q&A with Tim Lester, CEO, Bridgelux

Wars in the space of LED lighting technology patent never end and are even growing in numbers in the post oligopoly era. LEDinside did a series of quick Q&As with Tim Lester, CEO of Bridgelux. The CEO articulated his views on the transition of patent landscape and strong confidence to withstand competitions from rivals.
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2017-08-02

Bridgelux Files Patent Infringement Litigation against EVERLIGHT

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of light emitting diode (LED) lighting technologies, yesterday filed a counter claim against EVERLIGHT in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking past and current damages, and an injunction preventing further sale of certain products in the United States.  Bridgelux asserts that many EVERLIGHT products including EVERLIGHT’s 2835 and chip-on-board (COB) product lines infringe on Bridgelux United States Patent numbers 6,869,812, 8,567,988, 8,256,929 and 8,092,051.
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2017-07-06

2017 Case Study: Bridgelux & Ecoled Renovation of The Barn, London Gina Balestin

Here's a lighting case study based on a lighting project done by Bridgelux. 
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2017-07-05

Isla Spotlight Series

Compact style, modern looking ISLA recessed spotlights in extruded aluminium body provide efficient lighting making the place more aesthetically pleasing and less chunky looking.
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2017-06-21

Bridgelux Responds To Everlight Lawsuit Targeting 2835 SMD Products

Bridgelux 2835 surface mount device (SMD) products incorporate cutting-edge technology to deliver unsurpassed performance at competitive prices.  Bridgelux's technology results from years of advanced research and development, and is protected by Bridgelux's intellectual property, which currently includes a patent portfolio of more than 300 worldwide patents that extend across the expanse of light emitting diode (LED) technologies, from chips to luminaire solutions. 
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2017-06-20

EVERLIGHT Files Patent Infringement Litigation against Bridgelux for Protection of Customers’ Rights

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd. (EVERLIGHT) on June 10, 2017 filed a patent infringement action against Bridgelux, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. EVERLIGHT is claiming that Bridgelux infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 6,335,548 and 7,253,448 by manufacturing and selling infringing LED products, including for example the Bridgelux 2835 series.
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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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2017-01-26

Crossroads LED Uses Bridgelux Vero® Series in Historic District Outdoor LED Installation

The historic Santa Fe Railyard in New Mexico is an exciting area for shopping, eating and events. The decorative fixtures in this historic area were becoming increasingly dim and troublesome, requiring an expensive and ongoing maintenance cycle.
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2016-12-06

Bridgelux Vero® SE Series Arrays Now Available

Vero® Series products include Vero SE arrays with poke-in connectivity enabled by BJB to streamline fixture assembly process
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2016-11-30

Italy’s Oldest Amusement Park Lit by Bridgelux LED Arrays

Bridgelux Inc., a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state LED arrays, announced the selection of Bridgelux Vero® Series and V Series™ LED arrays in over 1,000 fixtures throughout the historic amusement park.
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2016-10-21

Bridgelux Expands EB Series Product Portfolio

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, is introducing its EB Series platform of surface mount devices (SMDs) mounted on linear printed circuit boards.
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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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2015-10-23

Bridgelux's LED Arrays to Light up Italian UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bridgelux, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state LED arrays, announced the selection of Bridgelux® Décor Series™ LED arrays for a new lighting installation at the Lower Basilica of San Francesco of Assisi in Italy, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Founded in 1228, the Basilica is decorated with frescoes painted by medieval artists, illustrating the unique development of Italian art. The new lighting system will highlight the unique quality of the stunning frescoes, while providing safe illumination over the delicate paint and colors.
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2015-07-28

A Case Study of VLED installation at Chedraui grocery stores by Bridgelux

Background Chedraui is one of the top supermarket chains in México, with additional stores in the United States, employing over 35,000 people. They operate over 217 locations, 150 of which are over 7,000 square meters. Project Chedraui wanted to reduce their building maintenance costs and save energy while improving in-store light quality. Specifically, increase the color rendering index (CRI) so products would appear more attractive to shoppers and result in increased sales.
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2015-07-23

Bridgelux Strengthens Ties and Business Strategy with CEC Through Recent Acquistion

Bridgelux’s strategic partnership with one of China’s largest electronic company China Electronics Corporation (CEC) and its LED industry strategy has made CEC the ideal acquisitor among potential buyers, wrote Bridgelux CEO Bradley Bullington in an email correspondence with LEDinside.
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2015-07-22

LEDinside: CEC Acquisition of Bridgelux Will Shield Epistar from Competitors

Epistar will be reaping benefits from China Electronics Corporation (CEC) acquisition of leading U.S. LED manufacturer Bridgelux, said Roger Chu, Research Director of LEDinside.
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2015-07-22

[Breaking News] Bridgelux Acquired by CEC, Spins-off Xenio Smart Lighting Business

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of solid state lighting (SSL) technologies, today announced it has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by the China Electronics Corporation (CEC), and ChongQing Linkong Development Investment Company. Established in 1989, CEC controls 61 second-level subsidiaries, including 13 listed holding companies. With over 70,000 employees, CEC is one of the largest IT companies in China, with manufacturing facilities in Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Changsha, and Xiamen. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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2015-07-20

Kaistar to Spend US $130 M to Acquire Leading U.S. LED Manufacturer

Shenzhen Kaifa Technology (Kaifa) announced its LED subsidiary Kaistar will be acquiring 100% shares of a major U.S. LED company for US $130 million recently, reported China’s Securities Daily.
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2015-05-08

Bridgelux Launches New Integrated Smart Module LED Array with Open Platform Technology

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, debuted the first of its integrated smart module suite of products today at the 2015 Light Fair International Conference in New York. Bridgelux’s Xenio product is compatible with a greater variety of standards, protocols and other technologies to ensure ease of integration, greater value and future functionality. 
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2015-01-16

Bridgelux Ships LED Arrays with 130 + lm/W Warm White Efficacy

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, is now shipping its Vero® and V Series™ LED array products with high performing warm white efficacy of 130 lumens per watt (lm/W) and greater. This enhanced performance delivers up to 10% additional energy savings over previous generations. Further, the company has achieved a record warm white efficacy of greater than 160 lm/W on its existing chip on board platforms. With these efficacy gains, Bridgelux continues its tradition of breakthrough LED chip and packaging technology innovation and helps further accelerate the adoption of solid-state lighting.   
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2015-01-14

Bridgelux LED Technology for Billboards

New LED lighting has been installed on an advertising billboard in Mumbai, India.  The luminaires, designed and manufactured by Leo Integrated Technologies Pvt Ltd, leverage the Bridgelux Vero(R) 29 LED Arrays to produce higher quality colors and brighter illumination than the existing metal halide.
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2014-12-08

Bridgelux: The Future of LED Color Standards

U.S. LED manufacturer Bridgelux recently spoke to LEDinside about latest developments in LED color standards, and how this influenced the company’s COB array product portfolio that incorporates Gamut Area Index (GAI), and was launched in late October 2014.
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2014-10-28

Bridgelux Launches New “Human Centric” Chip-on-Board LED Arrays

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, will debut its new Vero® Décor Series™ Class A Chip-on-Board (CoB) LED array products at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2014. The launch of the Décor Series Class A arrays marks Bridgelux’s new “human-centric” approach to product development and color targeting by using Gamut Area Index (GAI) to measure how light and color appeals to and is perceived by the human brain.
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2014-08-04

Xicato Expands Sales Team with New U.S. and UK Appointments

Xicato continued to expand its sales team and announced the addition of LED lighting specialists Charles Scheibler and Nick Gibbs to its sales team. Charles is based in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and will serve Xicato’s customer base throughout the mid-west. Nick is based in the United Kingdom and will serve customers in the UK and Nordic region.
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2014-06-13

Bridgelux Announces Major Expansion of China Operations in Xiamen and Shanghai

Bridgelux announced a major expansion of its China operations, significantly increasing its investment and capabilities in China. To better serve its rapidly growing customer base in China, Bridgelux has opened a major R&D center in Xiamen dedicated to supporting the development and manufacture of new solid state lighting products, including extensions to its best in class V Series Chip-on-Board (COB) product line.  In addition, Bridgelux will be opening an applications lab in Shanghai’s Hongqiao district to assist its China customers with the design and enhancement of lamps and fixtures that integrate Bridgelux’s highly regarded LED light source products.
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2014-04-03

Bridgelux Announces 10 Year Warranty for Vero Series LED COB

Bridgelux is proud to announce that its new Vero™ Series LED array light source will be backed with the world’s first 10-year warranty for Chip-on-Board (COB) products. Built to reflect the impressive lifespan of LED lighting, the announcement provides customers and end-users with a new level of confidence backed by the performance of Bridgelux® Vero Series LED arrays.
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2014-03-31

Bridgelux Ventures into Streetlight Market

Todd Farmer, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Exterior and Industrial, Bridgelux speaks to LEDinside about the company’s observation of the streetlight market that influenced its recent launch of Outdoor Lighting Modules (OLM).
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2014-03-27

Bridgelux to Unveil Advanced IP Rated Exterior LED Sub-System at Light + Building

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, unveiled the Bridgelux Outdoor Lighting Module (OLM); a new line of LED sub-systems which integrates optics, environmental protection and the LED source for roadways, parking garages and other outdoor and industrial applications. OLM will allow manufacturers to rapidly expand their product lines while lowering costs.
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2014-02-20

Bridgelux Appoints Tech Veteran Cem Basceri as New CTO

Bridgelux, announced semiconductor industry veteran Dr. Cem Basceri has joined its Executive Staff. Basceri will serve as CTO and oversee the technology and product development programs at Bridgelux.
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2013-10-22

Bridgelux Named To San Francisco Business Times’ 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies List

Bridgelux today announced the company has been named in the annual San Francisco Business Times100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area list. The San Francisco Business Times recognizes private companies, and their entrepreneurs, from a broad range of market segments that share a common willingness to take risks and embrace innovation but are also driven to come out on top. Ranked 17 on the list, Bridgelux was selected because of the company’s rapid growth since its founding in 2002. Honorees were celebrated on October 24 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
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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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