2017-05-22

A Little Night Music for Robe at RADA

Award winning lighting designer Paul Pyant returned to London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) to light a production of the Steven Sondheim classic, A Little Night Music directed by Edward Kemp and staged at RADA’s Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre in central London.
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2017-05-18

Xcel Energy Awards the 2016 Data Center Efficiency Award to H5 Data Centers

H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, announced the receipt of Xcel Energy’s 2016 Data Center Efficiency Award. Xcel Energy recognized H5’s sustainability leadership through its $15 million energy efficiency and infrastructure improvement upgrades at its Denver data center campus. The energy-efficient investments resulted in the annual reduction of 3.2 million kwh – the equivalent reduction of over 1,850 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year.
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2017-05-18

Organic Lighting Adds New Curved Model to Continuously Illuminated liniLED Handrail System

New Product Introduction: liniLED® 316 S/S Curved Handrail new curved profile, with a 15 foot or greater radius, joins innovative handrail system that integrates specification-grade liniLED Top, linear LED strips, within high-quality design stainless-steel handrails.
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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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2017-05-15

No Strings Attached for Robe at Nuku Theatre

Robe’s DL4S Profiles and DL4F Fresnels – 52 in total – have been specified and installed at the new Nuku (Puppet) Theatre in Tallinn. This world famous theatre has just opened a completely new space – formally an outside courtyard - at its theatre complex in the heart of the picturesque and vibrant Estonian capital.
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2017-05-15

Robe Gets the LED Vibe at GSA

Robe co-hosted a ground breaking LED Theatrical event staged by staff and students on the Theatre Production course at Guildford School of Acting (GSA), part of the University of Surrey in the UK. The Czech Republic based manufacturer supplied around 50 LED luminaires to the event and to GSA’s 2017 gala musical production staged at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in central Guildford, Surrey, including its groundbreaking DL7 theatrical range - plus the new Spiider LED wash beam, CycFX 8s, Spikies and VIVAs - plus technical support.
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2017-05-15

New Strategies Unveiled: LEDVANCE Ramps Up LED Lighting and Smart Lighting Offerings with Improved Price-Performance Ratio

The long-awaited sale of LEDVANCE, originally the general lighting lamps business of German lighting giant Osram, to the Chinese investment consortium, consisting of the strategic investor IDG Capital, MLS, and Yiwu State-Owned Assets Operation Center (Yiwu), was finally completed on March 3, 2017. At the LFI 2017 held in Philadelphia, LEDinside met with LEDVANCE’s CEO Jes Munk Hansen to talk about the recent deal and its strategic position in the lighting market.
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2017-05-12

Feit Electric Introduces Simply Smart IntelliBulb Lighting Solutions

Feit Electric, a global lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, announced the expansion of the company’s lighting product line to offer even more personalized lighting solutions to meet every individual’s specific interests and needs with the introduction of IntelliBulb LED lighting solutions.
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2017-05-10

New IoT-Ready Alliance to Establish Industry Standard for IoT Sensor Installation in LED Lighting Fixtures

Leading lighting and LED driver manufacturers, Internet of Things (IoT) technology companies, and industry groups have established the IoT-Ready Alliance, dedicated to making installation of IoT technology in luminaires easy now and in the future. The Alliance is setting industry standards that will enable LED light fixtures to be “IoT-Ready,” facilitating a quick and easy installation of advanced IoT sensors - as simple as changing a light bulb. This will also enable building operators to easily upgrade the sensors, ultimately future-proofing their buildings as IoT technology continues to advance at a much more rapid pace than that of LED fixtures.
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2017-05-09

Soraa Expands into Directional Luminaires

Soraa, a specialist in GaN on GaN™ LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most renowned historical buildings, museums, hotels, and luxury shops, announces their expansion into the directional luminaire market. Soraa’s LED technology allows the slimmest, most versatile luminaires in the industry. Lighting specifiers can now confidently implement Soraa light—where and how they want it—with even more options.
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2017-05-08

Energy Usage Halved at Hawaii Airports with LED Lighting and Solar Systems

With an aim to reduce energy consumption, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has moved into the second phase of its Energy Savings Performance Contract with multinational conglomerate Johnson Controls to provide energy-efficient lighting at 11 Hawaii airports and solar PV systems at Honolulu International Airport.
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2017-05-08

Luxury Prague Tailors, Popper Implements Unique Philips Lighting Technology for Perfect Color Rendering in Fitting Booths

Philips Lighting has designed and delivered a sophisticated fitting room lighting system for Popper, a luxury tailors for ladies in Prague. The Popper salon, which opened recently in the city center, lets customers try on clothes under different lighting conditions. A simple flick of a switch in the fitting room installed with Philips AmbiScene lighting enables them to select accurate reproduction of bright daylight, an intimate evening ambience or a pleasant household light. 
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2017-05-05

USAI Lighting Debuts Easy-To-Manage Products to Advance Quality Of Life in Healthcare, Hospitality and Residential Spaces

Dynamic lighting that changes throughout the day is no longer a conceptual dream for interior designers and architects. USAI Lighting – a global leader in LED lighting technology and manufacturing – is now serving up easy-to-manage lighting solutions for healthy, beautiful spaces of the future that change as dynamically as the lives and activities of their inhabitants. 
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2017-05-04

SGM Fixtures Endure Tropical Hawaii All Year Round

Fixtures from SGM’s new POI (Permanent Outdoor Installation) range was an obvious solution for a tropical installation at Old Lahaina Luau in Maui, Hawaii. The traditional Hawaiian experience includes a feast and authentic entertainment, attracting guests to nearly full capacity year-round. The Old Lahaina Luau show now features a rig dominated by SGM fixtures. Garou Blancan from XYZ Cultural Technology chose 16 i-2 POI wash lights and 6 G-Profile POI moving heads to create this island show.
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2017-05-03

LEDVANCE Advancing LFI 2017 with New SYLVANIA LED Lighting

LEDVANCE is unveiling new SYLVANIA lighting solutions for the commercial and residential market at Booth 1701 at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7 — 11, 2017. In North America, LEDVANCE offers professional users and retail customers SYLVANIA advanced LED bulbs, standardized luminaires and smart lighting solutions, as well as traditional light sources.
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2017-05-03

Dow Corning to Showcase the Latest in Optical Silicone Technology and LED Design at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Dow Corning, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, will unveil next week at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (Booth #2557) a significant expansion to its award-winning Moldable Optical Silicones family. The company will also showcase the latest advances and applications of its industry-leading silicone solutions for LED lighting, including an innovative LED lamp developed by Selux Corp. and lens designs pioneered by Dow Corning customer and co-exhibitor LumenFlow Corp.
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2017-05-03

New Cortet Lighting Control Solution Enables Manufacturers to Sell Systems and Solutions, not just Lamps & Luminaires

Cortet by CEL announced the availability of its new Cortet Lighting Control Solution (www.cortet.com) and its “Powered By Cortet” partnership program that enables lamp and luminaire OEMs to provide a full range of local and IoT connected control systems, integrated solutions and lighting accessories to their clients and customers.
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2017-05-03

New C-Lite LED Lighting by Cree Offers Easy Choice for Contractors and Distributors

Cree announces C-Lite LED Lighting by Cree (C-Lite), a portfolio of LED lighting products that offers electrical distributors and contractors a broad range of stock and flow items with the energy efficiency and performance they expect.  The new portfolio complements market-leading Cree and Essentia by Cree branded lighting products, making available high performance Cree-backed products across market segments.
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2017-04-21

Revolution Lighting Technologies Opens New Facility in Simi Valley, California to Support Production of BAA/TAA Compliant LED Tubes

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVLT) (“Revolution Lighting”), a global provider of advanced LED lighting solutions, announced it has opened a new state of the art facility in Simi Valley, California, expanding the warehouse and production space for its industry leading LED technologies, including its high performance Buy American Act (BAA) and Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliant LED tubes.
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2017-04-14

Revolution Lighting Secures Agreement for Connecticut's Small Business Energy Advantage Program

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (“Revolution Lighting”), a global provider of advanced LED lighting solutions, announced that its operating division, Energy Source, has been named a program contractor within a new Small Business Energy Advantage Program (SBEA) administered by The United Illuminating Company. The program is designed to help commercial and industrial customers with peak energy demand between 10kW and 200kW per month to save money by identifying and offering cost-effective energy efficient turnkey solutions.
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2017-04-11

MagnaChip to Host Its Annual Foundry Technology Symposium in Santa Clara, California

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip"), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, announced that it will host its Annual U.S. Foundry Technology Symposium at Hilton Santa Clara, California, on June 7th, 2017.
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2017-04-07

Savage Universal Expands LED Lighting Line for Video and Photography Applications

Savage Universal, the worldwide leader in backgrounds and photographic products, is proud to launch several new products in 2017, focused within their professional studio lighting line.
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2017-03-30

GM Cuts Energy Consumption and Costs with LED Upgrade from Current

Two historic U.S. “generals” are joining forces to combat energy inefficiency and wasted productivity across the globe. Over the last year, General Motors installed 45,000 efficient LED lighting fixtures with motion sensors from Current, GE’s digital energy startup. 
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2017-03-28

AT&T Smart Cities and the Dallas Innovation Alliance Bring New Solutions

AT&T* Smart Cities momentum continues with the launch of the DIA Smart Cities Living Lab powered by AT&T (Living Lab). The Living Lab is a multi-phased smart cities project in Dallas. The project is spearheaded by the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) in collaboration with AT&T and other technology leaders in the public and private sector. 
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2017-03-14

Heliospectra AB Retrofits Australian University’s Plant Growth Chambers With Smart LED Lighting

Heliospectra AB (publ), a global provider of intelligent lighting technology for controlled plant growth environments, announced today that University of Sydney's Centre of Carbon, Water and Food has purchased Heliospectra LED lighting solutions valued at $90,800 USD (823,601 SEK).
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2017-03-03

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on Long-Term Evaluation of LED Indoor Field Performance

To better understand the obstacles to manufacturing, specifying, procuring, and installing LED lighting products, the U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a report evaluating the long-term performance characteristics (chromaticity change, maintained illuminance, and operations and maintenance) of LED lighting systems in four field installations, each of which was previously documented in its own DOE report:
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2017-02-18

LED R&D CHALLENGES

Like any new technology, LED lighting must demonstrate a compelling value to buyers before it begins to win sizeable market share from the incumbent technologies it will replace. Over the past decade, research and development have yielded impressive improvements in the cost, color performance, light output, efficacy, reliability, lifetime, and manufacturability of LED products. Looking at LED packages specifically, the cost in dollars per kilolumen ($/klm) has been declining rapidly since 2005 at a rate of around 20% per year. As a result, LED lighting products have become competitive in almost every lighting application, but there is still room for improvement.
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2017-02-14

Car park luminaire from Osram for greater energy efficiency and safety

Maximum safety for people and vehicles in publicly-used car parks is optimally achieved with the new Siteco luminaire Compact Monsun LED Parking. State-ofthe-art LED technology with 4,500 lm rated luminous flux and improved vertical illumination now provide optimum lighting and greater safety in multi-storey car parks. The luminaire is also equipped with a high frequency sensor that controls light according to movement in the car park.
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2017-02-14

The Next Three Professional Championship Football Games are Scheduled to be Played Under Eaton’s Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System

Power management company Eaton today announced that its advanced Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system will illuminate the next three professional football championship games, scheduled for 2018 in Minneapolis, 2019 in Atlanta and 2020 in Miami. Featuring its patented system technology, including industry-leading dynamic control functions, the LED system enhances the viewing experience for spectators in the stadium and at home, offering greater control and capabilities for the elaborate half-time shows - all while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2017-02-09

Soraa Brings Beautiful And Efficient Lighting To the World’s Oldest Public Museum

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, is honored to now illuminate the show-cases at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England with its LED Optical Light Engines. The Ashmolean Museum has been a national treasure and U.K. institution for centuries. As the first public museum in the world, the Ashmolean Museum was opened in 1683, and displays art and artefacts from most of the world civilizations. The sight of the current building dates from 1845 and underwent a large renovation to introduce 39 new galleries in 2009.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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