Cree Selected by Fast Company Among the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2015

Cree. announced that Fast Company Magazine has ranked it among the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies worldwide. In addition to that distinction, the company has also been ranked number one in Fast Company’s annual Top 10 Most Innovative
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Japan’s New Patent Law Amendment Might Spell Doom for Innovation

Enterprises lack of market competitiveness, has contributed to Japan’s long economic slump, according to a Shanghai Stock Information Service report. The number of patent applications slid since reaching a pinnacle in 2000. The main cause has been the very little recognition and compensation Japanese employees have been receiving for their important inventions. Amendments to existing patent laws are expected to further aggravate the situation.
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Innovation at Conferences and Tradeshows

Philips Lumec blogger Jean-François Duquette highlights how industry insiders can learn and get new ideas from trade shows and conferences. Below is the blog entry:
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Luminous ceiling from Philips simulates daylight to comfort critically ill patients in Intensive Care

Royal Philips has developed a media enabled luminous ceiling to simulate energizing daylight to comfort critically ill patients. The LED based ceiling has been introduced into clinical use by the Charité Campus Virchow Clinic in Berlin as part of a unique stress-reducing concept called “Parametric Spatial Design”. Hospital staff can enter the desired parameters and the large, sky like area which creates visuals and light moods customized to the situation of individual patients, enabled by software from ART+COM. The Clinic has implemented the concept in two of its intensive care patient rooms to enhance the healing environment for patients who are severely ill.
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Cooper Industries Receives Top Honors in 2010 Product of the Year Competition

Cooper Bussmann and Cooper Lighting, divisions of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), have been selected as Gold and Silver Medal winners in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine's 2010 Product of the Year competition. The annual reader-choice Product of the Year awards were created to provide information on the top new products in the field, with readers choosing Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal winners in ten categories.
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Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So ... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE