2010-05-05

Axiom NZ LED and AoTuroaLED announce the Green Step Forward Incentive

Axiom NZ LED of Las Vegas, Nevada and AoTuroaLED of Auckland, New Zealand announced today that the companies are offering a "Green Step Forward" program for the month of May 2010 that facilitates the worldwide effort to reduce one's Carbon Footprint.
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2010-04-30

OSRAM launches interactive web site dedicated to LIGHTFAIR 2010

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has launched a new section of its LED Light site dedicated to LIGHTFAIR International 2010, the lighting trade show to be held in Las Vegas, May 12-14.
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2010-04-29

iWatt Nabs EDN’s “Most Innovative Product” Award With the iW3610 Dimmable LED Driver IC

iWatt, Inc., a leader in digital power IC products and technology, today announced that the iW3610 AC/DC digital power controller for dimmable LED lighting has won the Most Innovative Product Award in the Power Lighting category at EDN’s 20th Annual Innovation Awards Competition. Instituted in 1990, EDN’s Innovation Awards honor the people, products, and technologies that have shaped the semiconductor industry over the past year.
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2010-04-27

Veeco MOCVD Tools Selected for Continued Capacity Expansion at Seoul Optodevice of Korea

Veeco Instruments Inc., announced today that Seoul Optodevice Co., Ltd. (SOC) of Korea has selected Veeco's TurboDisc(R) K465i(TM) gallium nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System to expand their manufacturing capacity of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs). In addition to orders placed in 2009, SOC placed a multi-tool order during the second quarter of 2010, with all tools currently scheduled for shipment during 2010.
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2010-04-27

Genesis Photonics in Taiwan Orders Multiple Veeco MOCVD Systems

Veeco Instruments Inc., announced today that it has received orders for multiple TurboDisc(R) K465i(TM) gallium nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems from Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI), headquartered in Taiwan, during the first quarter of 2010. GPI will use the systems to increase capacity for the production of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB LEDs) being driven by applications such as backlighting, lighting, displays, and automotive applications.
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2010-04-27

Sanan Optoelectronics Selects Veeco's MOCVD Tools for Its New LED Fab

Veeco Instruments Inc., announced today that Sanan Optoelectronics Co. Ltd., the largest manufacturer of full color LEDs in China, has placed a large multi-tool order for Veeco's K465i(TM) and E475(TM) TurboDisc(R) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems. The equipment is for Sanan's new LED fab in Wuhu, Anhui Province for the manufacturing of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB LEDs). Veeco booked the order earlier this month.
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2010-04-23

OSRAM LEDs illuminate Expo 2010 in Shanghai

With energy-efficient lighting solutions like LED and OLED OSRAM makes its contribution to a more sustainable Expo 2010 with lower CO2 emissions.
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2010-04-22

Powerful LED flash for cell phones, Oslux now with UX:3 chip technology

The new Oslux from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is brighter and smaller than ever before and provides extremely uniform light thanks to a chip fabricated in state-of-the-art UX:3 technology. Together with an optimized lens it not only ensures that the LED is 50 percent brighter than the predecessor model but also that the light is much more evenly distributed and can therefore illuminate a wide area.
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2010-04-22

Once Innovations dramatically improves power quality of LED lighting with selective current diversion conditioning circuitry.

LED lighting design and manufacturing company, Once Innovations, Inc. (ONCE) has introduced initial AC LED lighting products with ONCE proprietary conditioning circuitry that dramatically improves both total harmonic distortion (THD) and power factor (PF) relative to existing AC LED lights.
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2010-04-22

Magnalight.com Expands Line of LED Boat Lights

Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com announced the addition of several high powered, compact, low amp draw LED lights for the interior and exterior of boats. Newest additions to the LED light line-up include long, low profile LED lights for illuminating areas around the boat, interior LED lights for task lighting and walkway lighting and LED underwater lights.
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2010-04-21

DOE Launches National Collaboration on LED Street Lights

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that Seattle City Light, Seattle's publicly owned power utility, has been selected to lead a national effort to guide municipalities in evaluating light emitting diode (LED) street lights. The Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium will collect, analyze, and share information and lessons learned about LED street-lighting demonstrations to facilitate the adoption of this energy efficiency technology.
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2010-04-21

Cree Reports Record Quarterly Revenue and Net Income for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010

Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, today announced record revenue of $234.1 million for its third quarter of fiscal 2010, ended March 28, 2010. This represents a 78% increase compared to revenue of $131.1 million reported for the third fiscal quarter last year and a 17% increase compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2010.
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2010-04-20

Arroyo Instruments Completes NIST Phase 1 SBIR Project For LED Testing

Arroyo Instruments has completed a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research program for the development of a pulse/DC characterization system for LEDs. The goal of this project, successfully met by the completion of a prototype device, was to develop a commercially viable solution to determine and maintain accurate LED junction temperature during characterization.
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2010-04-19

Lighting Science Group's CEO Issues Statement After Meeting President Obama at NASA's Kennedy Space Center

After being present at a meeting with President Barack Obama at NASA's Kennedy Space Center,Lighting Science GroupCorporation CEO Zach Gibler issued the following statement: "It was an honor and pleasure to meet President Obama today during his visit to NASA's Kennedy Space Center, and I appreciate Senator Bill Nelson and Representative Suzanne Kosmas' hard work in putting together this event."
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2010-04-16

Sunovia Energy Technologies Plans to Triple Facility, Add 68 Employees in Move to Sarasota County

Sunovia Energy Technologies Inc., which designs, develops and markets highly efficient renewable energy and energy conservation products in the solar and LED lighting industries, plans to triple the size of its facility and add 68 employees over three years after relocating to Sarasota County this year.
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2010-04-14

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu Consults with LEDtronics on LED Technology, Its Role in U.S. Energy Efficiency

U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu with Pervaiz Lodhie, LEDtronics CEO and President. Immediately after being sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives from California’s 32nd District in July 2009, Congresswoman Judy Chu wasted no time in getting to work on behalf of her constituents. Her first task on Capitol Hill was voting on a number of important environmental bills.
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2010-04-07

Nuventix Unveils Second Generation Of Award-winning Synjet Thermal Management Technology

SynJet Continues to Move LED Market Forward by Lowering Power Consumption While Improving Performance Nuventix, Inc., innovator of SynJet® active thermal management solutions, will reveal next week to attendees at Light+Building 2010 the next generation of its groundbreaking active cooling technology.
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2010-04-07

Nuventix Unveils Synjet Spot Light Cooler

New LED Cooler for Spot Lights Packs Powerful Punch in Small Package From Light+Building, Nuventix, Inc., innovator of SynJet® active thermal management solutions, today announced the general availability in EMEA of the SynJet Spot Light Cooler. Nuventix’ SynJets are the smallest, most reliable, and adaptable thermal management solutions in the solid state lighting industry, and LED spot lights are one of the most demanding applications.
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2010-04-07

Veeco Introduces ContourGT Surface Metrology Product Family

Easy-to-Use, Non-Contact, 3D Optical Surface Profilers Deliver up to 10x Throughput Improvements
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2010-04-06

OPTREX AMERICA EXPANDS TFT LCD LINE TO INCLUDE BROAD RANGE OF TFT LCDs WITH LED BACKLIGHTS

To meet the increasing demand for LED backlighting in the industrial LCD market, Optrex America, Inc., has developed one of the broadest lines in the industry of TFT LCDs with white LED backlights.
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2010-04-02

The Road to Energy Savings: GE Introduces New, Award-Winning Cobrahead LED Street Light

GE Lighting Solutions leads an LED charge with its expansion in the roadway lighting segment: the new Evolve(TM) LED R150 Cobrahead luminaire features an advanced LED optical system that provides improved horizontal and vertical uniformity, reduced glare and improved lighting control.
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2010-04-02

Energy Focus, Inc. Awarded $2.1 Million in Lighting Retrofit Contracts

Energy Focus, Inc.  today announced that its turnkey lighting retrofit division Stones River Companies, LLC ("SRC") was recently awarded three additional lighting energy services contracts totaling $2.1 million, coming to a total of $16.5 million contracts awarded to Energy Focus' new business unit.
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2010-04-01

Arrow Electronics To Showcase LED Designs, Technologies at Lightfair

Arrow Electronics, Inc. will exhibit at Lightfair International 2010 for the fourth consecutive year. Arrow will showcase leading-edge LED designs and total lighting solutions at Lightfair, May 12-14, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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2010-03-31

iGuzzini designs OSRAM Opto Semiconductors LEDs into highly efficient streetlamps

New Archilede, iGuzzini by ENEL Sole, street luminaire shine with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ Golden Dragon Plus LEDs with a color temperature of 6,000K.  The color rendering of the LEDs provides a natural color impression which can enhance safety and security. Due to their directional nature, LEDs eliminate stray light and reduce overall light pollution. In additional to their high efficiency this LED also provides long life (between 60,000 and 100,000 hours depending on operating conditions) which translates to lower maintenance costs.
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2010-03-31

Lighting Science Group Appoints New Board of Directors

Zachary Gibler, Carlos Gutierrez, Michael Kempner, Joe Montana and Michael Moseley Join Board Lighting Science Group Corporation ("LSG"), a leading LED lighting technology company, announced today a distinguished group of new board members: Zachary Gibler, Carlos Gutierrez, Michael Kempner, Joe Montana and Michael Moseley. These new board members will join Robert Bachman, David Bell, Donald Harkleroad, and Richard Weinberg.
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2010-03-31

Hilton Ocala Hotel gets greener, switches to LEDs

Not content to rest after being awarded a LEED Silver certification, The Hilton Ocala Hotel in Ocala, FL had a desire to become even greener and more energy-efficient. That desire led the company to install LED lighting in the lobby and other public spaces throughout the hotel. As Ocala’s premier hotel, the management felt the need to lead by example by finding and using new technologies and products to conserve energy, reduce their carbon footprint and lower operating costs.
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2010-03-31

OPTEK TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPS MINIATURE INFRARED OPTOELECTRONIC SENSOR WITH LOGIC OUTPUT

For design engineers with the requirement for a compact infrared sensor, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a small surface mount packaged photo light sensor with a digital output ideal for applications with limited space.  Designated the OPL611 Series, the sensors feature data rates to 250kBaud and consist of a Photologic® chip encapsulated in transparent molded plastic, providing optical coupling as well as mechanical protection.
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2010-03-30

Xicato names successful industry veteran Dave Levinson as VP sales, North America

With Dave Levinson joining Xicato, effective February 1, 2010, the company expands its senior management ranks with additional seasoned executives from the lighting industry. In this role, Levinson will be responsible for leading Xicato’s commercial organization in the U.S. and Canada, with specific focus on the development of Xicato’s OEM partners, end-user and specification markets.
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2010-03-30

Intematix introduces Energy Star Certified LED-based Retrofit Downlight

Intematix Corp. today announced the introduction of the DL6 solid state retrofit downlight, designed for installation in standard 6-inch recessed can fixtures. The announcement is accompanied by the news that the new DL6 has been awarded Energy Star® certification, and is in compliance with California's Title 24 energy efficiency code. Producing more than 600 nominal total lumens the DL6 delivers a 3000K warm white output and color rendering index (CRI) greater than 80.
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2010-03-29

Labsphere supplies LED test system to measurement lab in China

Labsphere LED Test System Setting the Bar in China A custom LED testing installation from light metrology industry leader, Labsphere, has been chosen by the Shanghai Research Centre of Engineering and Technology for Solid-State Lighting for its LED life measurement lab. The Institute supplies LED testing services to local manufacturers of solid state lighting. The powerful system is the first of its kind in China, with potential to become the national standard in LED testing.
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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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