2012-03-14

Tetra® LED Lighting Systems Outshine Fluorescent Tubes in Cabinet Signs Offering 90 Percent Energy Savings

For businesses intent on keeping up appearances, the two newest members of the GE Tetra® LED Lighting Systems family deliver superior light uniformity in shallow cabinet signs. GE Lighting Solutions introduces Tetra EdgeStrip and Tetra miniStrip, which are designed to replace T8 fluorescent tubes by offering a number of features that provide superior visual performance in any climate while delivering up to 90 percent energy savings compared to T8 lamps.   Both Tetra LED Lighting Systems feature GE’s patented OptiLens™ optical lens technol...
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2011-11-16

Cheryl Diuguid, VP of GT Advanced Technologies: The New Outlook of LED Sapphire Market

Over the recent years, the global LED capacity has been expanding rapidly, which is attributed to the booming growth of LED backlight and LED lighting market triggered by the capacity expansions of LED upstream and downstream players. LED sapphire substrate industry is the upstream sector most relevant to the LED chip industry, as sapphire substrate is one of the most important materials of LED chips. The development and directions of related equipment makers are also closely followed by the market. LEDinside conducted an exclusive interview with Cheryl Diuguid,...
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2011-08-31

SavWatt Displays New LED Lights Using P2i Technology

SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting, the Green Revolution and exclusive worldwide licensee of the P2i (www.p2i.com) Nano technology for LED Lights, announced today that SavWatt's water resistant LED lights using P2i technology will be displayed at www.ifa-berlin.com. IFA, the world's largest trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, takes place from 2 to 7 September 2011 in Berlin. Miller Mays, CEO of SavWatt Europe, Ltd., commented, "The P2i Nano technology geared for outdoor lights will be...
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2011-08-10

Bridgelux Announces New Breakthough in GaN-on-Si Technnology for Solid-State Lighting

Company Continues To Lead The Industry In Developing Commercial Grade Performance For Silicon-Based LEDs  Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, has shattered its previous industry record for highest Lumen per Watt values for Gallium Nitride on Silicon (GaN-on-Si). Using its proprietary buffer layer technology, the company has demonstrated growth of crack-free GaN layers on 8-inch silicon wafers, without bowing at room temperature, extending the company’s lead in driving the performance a...
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2011-03-02

City of Rochester’s LED Street Light Program

Reportedly, Rochester public utilities  has made a plan to expand its LED street light program to including another 400 plus city lights. This is one of three neighborhoods in Rochester where RPU has tested the new LED street lights. These LED's have been up for three to four months. And almost all the residents we talked to appreciate the change. RPU says not only do they look much different than typical street lights, the light itself is different. According to RPU's Tony Benson , "a little whiter light. Lot of people say it's a cl...
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2011-02-25

GE and Canada Government Invest in LED Lighting Research Project for Commercial Greenhouses Production

To support commercial greenhouses production, GE and The Government of Canada recently announced they are each investing $1.3 million, for a research project with Les Serres St-Laurent (Savoura) and McGill University, to develop innovative LED lighting technology, which will enable Canadian greenhouse growers to become more profitable and competitive in the global marketplace....
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2011-02-24

ANC Sports Debuts First Ever Tennis Courtside LED Signage

ANC Partners with StarGames to Present Courtside LED Signage During 2011 BNP Paribas Showdown ANC Sports Enterprises announced the BNP Paribas Showdown on February 28th at 7:00pm will become the first ever professional tennis event in the United States to feature light emitting diode (LED) signage around the court perimeter.   Tennis fans at Madison Square Garden and watching on ESPN2 and ESPN3 will see four all-time great players compete in front of special effects, dynamic sponsor acknowledgements, and event information that spread se...
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2011-02-24

Levitech Sold and Delivered the Levitor® 4300 to a Leading Asian LED Manufacturer

Levitech BV announced that it sold and delivered its Levitor® 4300 Rapid Thermal Processing (RTP) system to a leading Asian LED maker for annealing their GaN devices.   “The Levitor was selected for its ability to provide uniform fast heating of (transparent) sapphire LED wafers., The considerable reduction of power consumption of the LED devices was a strong motivator to work with the patented annealing technology of Levitech”, commented Nobuyuki Ura, Director of Levitech Japan. “Levitor’s unique capability to process 2&rdqu...
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2010-11-04

Rensselaer Smart Lighting Research Center Takes a Test Bed for first LED Bulbs on Its Campus

The new Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) of Troy, NY, USA has arranged a test bed for first LED bulbs on a key building of RPI’s campus.   Led by director Robert Karlicek, the Smart Lighting ERC worked with campus officials to replace some of the conventional incandescent bulbs in overhead lights with LED bulbs in the nine-story George M. Low Center for Industrial Innovation (CII).  
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Osram Opto Semiconductors now enables remote control functionality to be incorporated in a lower profile than ever before thanks to the first flush-mountable infrared LED. The compact side-looking T-shaped Midl... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. introduces the new 8000-lumen LMH2 LED Module, a no-compromise, easy-to-use solution for high-ceiling applications. The 8000-lumen LMH2 is designed to replace 150-watt ceramic-metal-halide (CMH) lamps while using only 63 percent of ... READ MORE