2017-11-15

Lumileds LUXEON C Color Portfolio Gets Double-Digit Performance Upgrades

 “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 significant boost in performance in existing designs as well as allow them to start from a higher level of performance in new designs,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Director of the LUXEON C Color Line.
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2017-11-06

Prices of LED Light Bulbs Continued to Drop in October as Vendors Wanted to Generate More Sales, Says LEDinside

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global ASP of LED light bulbs continued its slide in October. Compared with September, the ASP of 40W equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 1.7% to US$6.2. The 60W equivalent counterparts also saw a 1.7% decrease in their ASP to US$7.4.
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2017-09-28

Lumileds Adds New Offerings to its Leading Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting

Lumileds introduced three new products in its LUXEON SunPlus Series of award winning LEDs for horticulture lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). The portfolio of colors enables wavelength tuning for maximum crop yield in both greenhouse and vertical farming applications. 
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2017-08-29

Lumileds Expands LUXEON Stylist Series to Mid Power Packages for Retail Lighting

Lumileds today announced a breakthrough in fashion retail and fresh food markets lighting. The transformative LUXEON Stylist Series is now available as a comprehensive portfolio, which includes new mid power packages in addition to the existing highly successful CoB, products, all built with the award-winning LED technology.
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2017-08-08

New Lumileds Infrared Emitters Power the Most Compact IR Imaging Designs

Lumileds, the global lighting solutions leader, today introduced a family of high power infrared (IR) emitters designed to address the vast array of rapidly growing IR applications. These uses range from facial recognition/iris and gesture scanning to wearable health monitors, machine vision, night vision cameras and other industrial/biotech applications. The LUXEON IR Family combines high radiant intensity imaging with the industry’s lowest thermal resistance, resulting in optimal solutions for compact system designs.
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2017-08-02

Lumileds Transforms High Power Category with 1,700 Lumen Single Die LED

Lumileds revealed its highest flux density LED yet, the LUXEON V. Redefining the possibilities of light in a compact 4.0 mm x 4.0 mm footprint, LUXEON V can be driven harder than other LEDs in its class due to revolutionary new die and packaging technologies.
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2017-07-24

Can Chinese LED Makers Change Rules of Patent Market in the Post Oligopoly Era?

For a long time, Nichia, Osram Opto., Cree, Toyota Gosei and Lumileds have jointly shaped an enormous and powerful patent shield with cross-license agreements within the world LED industry and the five lighting goliaths have been charging, more or less, whoever tried to sell LED products abroad. However, as those patents are about to expire, Taiwan- and Korea-based Companies rise with their new patents and the expansion of Chinese businesses is posing threats, the industry is slowing transitioning away from the old oligopoly.
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2017-07-06

Lumileds Officially an Independent Company as Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Philips Complete Transaction

Lumileds announced that funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), and Royal Philips completed their previously disclosed transaction, resulting in Lumileds operating as an independent company. Lumileds develops lighting solutions for the automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination segments, enabling customers to push the boundaries of light.
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2017-06-28

LUXEON CoB Core Range from Lumileds Delivers Up To 30,000 Lumens

Lumileds today announced the addition of three new products to its successful LUXEON CoB Core Range to satisfy high lumen output applications such as streetlights, stadium lights and high bay & low bay fixtures. “We now have the ability to address not only 40 and 50W applications but up to 100W and 120W applications with these high lumen packages, at the same high efficacy as our LUXEON CoB Core Range (Gen 3) products.,” said Eric Senders, Product Line Director for the LUXEON CoB Family.
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2017-06-07

New Lumileds Matrix Platform Advanced Technologies Create Even Greater Design Possibilities

With five new Advanced Technologies added to the Matrix Platform, lighting manufacturers now have access to more competitive advantages to outpace their competition. 
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2017-05-24

Lumileds Sets New Standard for Efficiency and Reliability in Popular Mid Power Package

With the addition of LUXEON 2835E 3V to the LUXEON 2835 Line, Lumileds today reset customers’ expectations regarding the typical 2.8 x 3.5 mm package. The 2.8 x 3.5 mm footprint first gained traction in television backlighting, but now is proving convenient in general lighting applications including downlights, indoor area lighting such as TLEDs and troffers and lamps like B12 and A19 bulbs. The new LUXEON 2835E 3V raises the standard for this class of product in efficacy and reliability—with efficacy up to 170 lm/W—while meeting the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) Premium requirements.
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2017-05-24

Steve Barlow Joins Lumileds as SVP of Illumination

Lumileds announced the appointment of Steve Barlow as Senior Vice President (SVP) of its Illumination Business, effective May 22. Barlow rejoins Lumileds from Cree, Inc., where he served as SVP of sales and business development, responsible for the lighting division products, channels and revenue growth. 
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2017-05-17

George Craford Recognized for Major Contributions to LED Lighting

Lumileds today announced that George Craford, Lumileds Solid State Lighting Fellow, was selected for the IEEE Edison Medal for “a lifetime of pioneering contributions to the development and commercialization of visible LED materials and devices.” Craford will be presented with the medal at the IEEE Honors Ceremony in San Francisco on May 25, 2017, during the IEEE Vision, Innovations, and Challenges (IEEE VIC) Summit.
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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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2017-05-08

Lumileds Appoints Ilan Daskal as New Chief Financial Officer

Lumileds, a major provider of light engine technology, announced the appointment of Ilan Daskal as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective May 1. Daskal has over 25 years of experience in numerous senior financial roles, including Vice President of Finance at Infineon Technologies NA and CFO at International Rectifier.
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2017-03-08

Lumileds Accelerates the Efficiency of Spotlights and Downlights with CoBs in Industry Standard Footprint

On March 7th, Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CX Plus CoB, an immediate, effortless upgrade to existing designs currently using legacy CoBs with a square footprint.
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2017-03-02

Yajiang Upgrades Stager Line with Lumileds' LUXEON C Color LEDs

While Chinese stage lighting provider Yajiang Photoelectric set out to upgrade its Stager line of lighting equipment, the company sought LED technology capable of delivering vibrant, saturated colors with a high color gamut, as well as fully tunable whites over a wide range of color temperatures. For its high efficiency, high flux density fixtures, the company also sought LEDs that deliver the highest flux densities from a small LED form factor.
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2017-03-02

Leedarson Launches Smart Bulb with Superior Colors and the Broadest Line of Functional White Light

Leedarson, a lighting specialist and ODM of energy efficient bulbs, recently set out to design an LED connected bulb that performs as well or better than the leading smart bulb but is available for a more affordable price. 
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2017-02-22

Lumileds Launches Chinese Website with Sleeker Design and Richer Content

Lumileds today unveiled its newly upgraded website for Chinese customers, www.lumileds.cn.com. Like the company’s global website, www.lumileds.com, the Chinese version features a refreshed visual design, rich content, simple navigation and optimization for today’s mobile devices. 
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2017-01-18

Lumileds Launches Horticulture Lighting Calculator to Accelerate Grow Light Development

Lumileds today introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic photon flux (PPF), and power usage of a fixture using Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs. Designed to allow easy modifications of LEDs and operating conditions, the calculator facilitates fixture design by generating real-time feedback on spectral power distribution. Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series of LEDs are the only horticulture LEDs on the market that are binned by PPF and wavelength to ensure ease of system design and enable wavelength tuning for maximum crop yield in both greenhouse and vertical farming environments.
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2016-12-30

Goodbye Bitter 2016: Review of Major Trends of the Year (Part 1)

Before celebrating the New Year, Chinese-language newspaper UDN in Taiwan has a tradition of conducting an annual poll, requesting readers to pick out a word that best represents the year. For 2016, the Taiwanese people chose the Chinese character Ku (苦), which can be translated as a bitter taste, hardships or even a painful experience. Asked how 2016 went, most in the LED industry would probably agree it was another hard year that left a particularly bitter aftertaste.
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2016-12-20

The Logic Behind Four Mainstream CSP LED Application Trends

Royal Philips Lighting finally sold its 80.1% stake in Lumileds for US $2 billion to Apollo Global Management, retaining only a 19.9% stake in its former LED component business.Will Lumileds sale result in a new owner of CSP LED technology? As a “senior stalker” of CSP LEDs, a stroll down the memory lane indicates the technology was launched by Lumileds nearly a decade ago, leading international players control the key technologies. However, Chinese manufacturers have also taken off in recent years.
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2016-12-14

Lumileds Unveils First Compact UVA Emitter LUXEON UV U1

Leveraging its leading expertise in chip scale packaging, Lumileds today introduced the LUXEON UV U1 LED for use in UV curing, counterfeit detection, analytical instrumentation, inspections and other UVA and Violet (380-420 nm) applications. This third generation of UV LEDs maintains the same micro package size as LUXEON Z UV, but enables a higher power density. LUXEON UV U1 also features a robust design that eliminates materials like silicone over mold, which tends to yellow and crack upon UV exposure, and the elimination of wire bonds that can lead to catastrophic connection failures. “
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2016-12-12

LEDinside Analyses Lumileds Sale to Apollo Global Management to Strengthen Asian OEM Partnerships

Royal Philips concluded its LED component business sale after the takeover was delayed for nearly one year, due to national security concerns raised by The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUs) earlier in January this year.
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2016-12-12

[Breaking News] Apollo Global Management to Acquire Lumileds for US $2B

Royal Philips announced that it has signed an agreement to sell an 80.1% interest in Lumileds, a leading supplier of LED components and automotive lighting, to certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries: “Apollo”). Philips will retain the remaining 19.9% interest* in Lumileds. 
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2016-10-14

Philips is in Talks to Sell Lumileds to American Private Equity Firm

Royal Philips NV is in discussion to sell its lighting-components division, Lumileds to American private equity firm, Apollo Global Management LLC, reported Bloomberg Technology.
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2016-10-05

Lumileds Unveils 5050 Multi-Die High Power LED for Luminaire Designs

The LUXEON 5050 multi-die LED provides the most cost effective solution for high efficacy outdoor fixtures, high and low bay fixtures and indoor directional lamps with a single light source.
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2016-09-21

Lumileds Launches LED Chip for Horticultural Applications

LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs are purpose-built for horticulture—binned in photosynthetic photon flux (PPF) to ensure ease of system design for grow lights—and enable specific wavelength tuning for greenhouses, vertical farms and other horticulture applications.
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2016-09-05

Lumileds Launches New LUXEON Stylist Series that Enhances Meat Produce Lighting

Lumileds today introduced FreshFocus Technology for red meat, marbled meat and fish, LEDs used to show food items in their most appetizing light. FreshFocus Technology is part of the LUXEON Stylist Series, Lumileds transformative line of LEDs designed to provide the perfect lighting environment for fashion retail, fresh food and restaurants.
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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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 “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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