2017-10-05

Kingbright Announced an Authorized Distribution Agreement with Arrow

Kingbright Company has recently signed an authorized distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc.
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2017-05-19

New Vivid Color Technology Exceeds Quantum Dot and OLED Color Gamut

PixelDisplay is introducing Vivid Color™ technology, a new approach to improve the quality of the display experience, on smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs, VR, AR, and digital signage. Retaining the key benefits of (inorganic) LEDs, and extending to include:
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2016-11-08

EVERLIGHT Highlights Infrared Products and LEDs of Other Wavelengths and Colors at electronica

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, is going to showcase its newest infrared, automotive and lighting products at electronica 2016. The newest offerings will be supported by six daily half-hour product introductions on all four days of the show (Stand: Hall A3, 307).
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2016-10-13

Martinsville Speedway to be the First Motorsports Facility Illuminated by LEDs

After nearly seven decades of automotive racing, historic Martinsville Speedway is finally set to flip the switch. International Speedway Corporation  (“ISC”) today announced that it will commit $5 million to equip the track with LED lighting, making it the first major motorsports facility to do so.
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2016-10-12

Soraa's LEDs Illuminate Two Million Years of History

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the Western Australian Museum in Perth, Western Australia. Soraa’s exceptional LED technology illuminated the exhibit – A History of the World in 100 Objects, a collection of the British Museum.
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2016-07-01

PG&E Looks to Switch 60,000 Streetlights to LEDs Across Contra Costa County in 2016

On June 27, Pacific Gas and Electric Company kicked off the upgrade of 7,677 streetlights to LEDs in Clovis. The conversion is expected to save the city approximately US $48000 per year, reported the Fresno Bee.
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2016-06-24

EVERLIGHT Introduces New Ambient Light and Proximity Sensors for Advanced Smartphone and Laptop Applications

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. , a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, introduces two three-in-one sensor modules, APM-16D17-05-DF8 and APM-16D17-06-DF8 for use in environment brightness detection and smart switching in high end and standard smart phones, tablet PCs, residential smart lighting and digital signage applications.
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2016-06-22

MaxLite Sheds Light on Illinois-based Church with LEDs

The First Baptist Church of Bethalto, Illinois was looking to update its facility with improved lighting that provided energy savings. The 25,000-square-foot building and exterior were lit by an aging system of fluorescent and metal halide fixtures that had become prohibitively expensive and labor intensive to maintain. Converting to LED was the ideal solution because of its lower energy consumption and longevity. Working with local representative agency Cool City Lights, the church replaced the lighting throughout the property with MaxLite LED lamps and fixtures.
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2016-06-16

Healthier Clones Grown with LEDs Instead of Fluorescent Light

Transcend Lighting, Inc., leader in LED horticulture lighting, announced today results from a Medicine Man study that showed healthier cannabis clones when grown under LED light instead of fluorescent light. 
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2016-06-15

Anonymous Donations to Light up Two Memphis-based Bridges with LEDs

The city of Memphis received US $12 million from anonymous donors to illuminate two bridges with LEDs. The two bridges, Harahan and Hernando de Soto, are few of the most iconic images of the city, said Jim Strickland, Memphis Mayor.
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2016-06-13

Cree Lights up U-Haul Corportate Headquaters' Parking Structure with LEDs

At the U-Haul corporate headquarters parking structure in Phoenix, Arizona, the existing lighting was inconsistent and not aesthetically pleasing. The lighting tended to yellow and could cast shadows that created a murky effect throughout the structure. The less than ideal lighting was also energy inefficient.
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2016-06-13

Osram Lights up European Soccer Championship with LEDs

Top soccer deserves the best lighting. The European soccer championship was kicked off on June 10 in the French national stadium with the opening match being France versus Romania, and the floodlights will be provided by Osram. 477 rotationally symmetric projectors will create optimum visual conditions for both athletes and spectators. As well as the stadium in Paris Osram has also equipped the stadiums in Lille and Marseille with state-of-the-art lighting technology. "We've been presenting the world’s largest sports arenas with the best light for decades. As a complete solution provider we're able to illuminate everything from a single source, ranging from parking lots, stadium facades and access routes to indoor spaces and the playing field itself," stated Eladia Pulido, Head of the Osram Lighting Solutions business division.
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2016-06-04

California-based City to Upgrade 6,000 Streetlights to LEDs

Chico, the most populated city in California, partners up with PG&E in switching all the streetlights to LED lamps, reported KRCR News.
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2016-06-01

This LED Matrix Hand Bag Gets Your Tweets

At the Bay Area Maker Faire held at San Mateo Event Center from May 20- 22, 2016, Hackday found Debra Ansell, who toured around the faire with a LED embedded Matrix hand bag.
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2016-05-27

New Hampshire City to Switch 5,500 Streetlights to LEDs

Nashua is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The City officials approved a US $ 1.5 million project to upgrade high pressure sodium streetlights to LED streetlights, reported Union Leader.
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2016-05-27

Communications Made Easy with Philips' Luminous Caprpets

Communicating does not appear too difficult. There are many devices available to send data to everyone. The biggest challenge is to get the right information to the right person. In the last decades technology provided many new ways of communicating this field. With digital screens and mobile devices an overload of data is presented to the receiver, hoping the receiver picks up the right piece.
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2016-05-26

Taris Luminaires Featuring Osram LEDs Eliminates Glare for Office Applications

The Taris luminaire family designed by the renowned Berlin design studios of Aisslinger has an elegant and integrative design with a new Optical Core System based on a combination of louvre and lens technology. Peripheral light-guiding structures ensure high visual comfort, and thanks to very good glare reduction (UGR <= 19) the product range is ideal for lighting in offices and public buildings complying with current standards.
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2016-05-24

Osram's LEDs Turns the Noma Earth Tubes into an Interactive Light Installation

The impressive Noma Earth Tubes with a height of 5.60 metres are part of the 80,000 square metre Noma municipal refurbishment project in the north of Manchester. The three towers supply fresh air to the co-op support centre located beneath it in the centre of the upgrading zone. In addition to their primary function the climate towers also fulfil an aesthetic task, making the public space much more attractive for both visitors and residents. This vision has been rendered possible thanks to state-of-the-art LED lighting solutions from Osram.
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2016-05-16

Georgia Power to Upgrade Streetlights to LEDs and Slashes Energy Bill for Athens-Clarke County

Georgia Power is working with the Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Department to convert approximately 4,300 roadway lights in Athens-Clarke County from high-pressure sodium (HPS) to light-emitting diode (LED) technology. The project began the week of May 9 and is expected to take 6-8 weeks to complete. It involves no capital cost to Athens-Clarke County.
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2016-05-10

Istanbul's Major Road Tunnels Upgraded with LEDs from GE Lighting

The Customer Managed by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, the Ayazağa and Beylerbeyi tunnels are two of the main arteial routes of the European, and the Asian sides of the city, and some of the busiest roadways in the region. With responsibility for maintaining public infrastructure in a safe and efficient manner, the municipality was keen to reduce energy costs, while simultaneously improving the overall illumination within the tunnels.
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2016-05-09

New York's Nightsky Lit up by Circling LEDs-tagged Pigeons

Started from last week, New York’s night skies were lit by up to 2,000 pigeons flew with LEDs strapped to their legs. The performance held in Brooklyn Navy Yard, named “Fly by Night”, was launched by artist Duke Riley. The massive flock followed the artist’s whistle, circled in the sky for 30 minutes over the deck of a decommissioned U.S. Navy ship.
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2016-05-04

Demand of LEDs Resumed, Taiwanese Manufacturers Saw Increasing Capacity Utilization in Q2

Demand of LED has resumed in the second quarter. Leading Taiwanese LED chip maker Epistar reached full production capacity in AlGaInP LEDs. Meanwhile, Unity Opto is expected to see two-digit growth in the second quarter as its order visibility rose to two months.
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2016-04-28

Minebea Introduces New Wireless-controlled LEDs to North American Commercial Lighting Market

Minebea Co., Ltd., an innovator of LED technologies, today announced the North American release of its connected LED lighting system, the Smart Adjustable Light for the Internet of Things (SALIOT), at LIGHTFAIR International 2016, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.
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2016-04-28

Lighting Science Unveils New Circadian Rhythm-regulating Platform and LEDs at Lightfair 2016

Lighting Science is debuting their new brand look and feel at Lightfair International in San Diego this week along with a collection of ground-breaking new solutions, casting an emblematic light on the future of this burgeoning LED brand.
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2016-04-12

Artist Sheds Alien Light on Landscapes with LED and Drones

Lux Noctis is a series of photography works done by artist Reuben Wu, who explicitly sheds alien light on well- known landscapes that usually shot under sunlight.
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2016-04-08

Soraa Lights up Seaside City Restaurant with LEDs

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed in the MaNCaR Restaurant in the seaside neighborhood of Alsancak in Izmir, Turkey. MaNCaR is a unique, sophisticated restaurant that attracts both locals and tourists looking for a high-end dining experience, delivering impeccably prepared food and an enchanting ambiance.
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2016-04-06

EarthTronics Unveils New HID Replacement LEDs

EarthTronics introduces high lumen, high efficiency LEDs as an energy-efficient solution for replacing High Intensity Discharge lamps (HID) for interior and exterior applications in parking garages, site and security lighting, high bay warehouse fixtures and post lights. These commercial quality lamps feature high-power LED, durable construction and advanced electronic drivers that provide extended performance life and full omni-directional light output. EarthTronics high lumen, HID replacement LEDs offer 50,000-hour rated life, 5-year warranty and energy savings that exceed 80 percent to provide a solid return on investment.
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2016-03-28

GOOD LINING Launches LEDs for Outdoor Applications

Company Profile     GOOD LINING is a professional manufacturer of LED outdoor lighting product and thermal module, and has dedicated to the developments of LED lighting products for over 5 years. Utilizing our heat management technology and production capacity of parent company(YDM Group, 5k employees) to result a lot of outstanding LED outdoor Lighting products. Main Product         LED Street Light, LED Garden Light, LED High Bay Light & Custom...
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2016-03-28

US City's Infrastructure Becomes a Work of Art

In the 4.5 mile stretch connecting 10 neighborhoods within the city of Charlotte, North Carolina (USA), city officials and businesses have been joining forces to create an urban park along the light rail tracks. Known as the rail trail, this linear park draws visitors and commuters from all of the surrounding areas. The goal is to make it more than simply a way to get from point A to point B – it should become a destination in and of itself.
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2016-03-22

London-based Hospital Upgraded with LEDs from Lumileds

Due to their round-the-clock operation and high lumen output requirements, hospitals devote a great deal of their energy usage to lighting. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, lighting can account for 44% of a hospital’s electricity bill – nearly double that of a commercial building’s. In this light, it is no surprise that hospitals in many parts of the world are updating their lighting systems to LEDs to reduce their operating costs.
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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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