2012-08-01

Ernst & Young Installs Philips LED Lighting for Energy Saving

To go green, Ernst & Young LLP has enlisted the help of JAS consulting, Philips Lightolier Energy Services and lighting design firm One Lux Studio, to retrofit 32 floors of its US headquarters in New York City with LED lighting solutions from Philips. Ernst & Young LLP's Times Square office lighting system is heavily utilized by its more than 5,500 employees. With its traditional lighting system, the approximately 650,000 Useable Square Foot, Class A office space consumed roughly 6.2 million kWh annually. In contrast, the new LED l...
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2011-10-09

Philips Lighting Wins 2011 Leader of Change Award

For its longstanding commitment to sustainability through the development of innovative lighting, including LED  technologies, Philips Lighting has been selected as a 2011 Leader of Change Award winner by the Foundation for Social Change and the United Nations Office for Partnerships. Philips will receive the award this afternoon during the Global Conference for Social Change: Turning Social Responsibility into Business Opportunity at the UN Plaza. Philips is one of 11 organizations and individuals to be so honored. "Philips has long been at the...
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2011-09-05

New Philips Daylight Solution for Commercial Vehicles

Reportedly, Philips has developed its new daylight solution to increase the visibility of commercial vehicles, thereby ensuring safer driving during the day and at night. This introduction anticipates European legislation prescribing that all new trucks and buses – over 33 million – must be equipped with dedicated Daytime Running Lights (DRL) from August 2012 onwards. Philips LED MasterLife Daylight 8 offers a high-value DRL solution for commercial vehicles already on the road, and enables drivers to benefit from the increased safety of DRL right now...
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2011-06-29

OLED Outfit Dressed up Black Eyed Pea

Recently, LEDs and OLED lighting panels have played a key role on American hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas. The group has gone on stage on Paris on three shows, wearing clothes embroidered with LEDs and OLED lighting panels from Philips. Fergie had a 'leather cat woman' outfit that has 75 white Lumiblade OLED panels. The panels were controlled remotely - and were synchronized to the music and lighting sequences....
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2011-06-29

Philips Releases Household LED 'ambience' Products in the UAE

Philips has released its ‘ambience’ range of household products in the UAE to celebrate Dubai Summer Surprises. The household products can light up from within, through the tiny, embedded, white and colored LEDs that are designed to add your personal touch when setting a home’s ambiance, serving food and drinks, or accentuating decorative items like flowers. The ‘ambience’ products have a radiant glow that transforms any object or room, to reveal new details with a magical feel, fascinating effects, and an enchanting aura of light. The coll...
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2011-06-28

Malaysian LED Lighting Pilot Project

According to Works Minister Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor from Kuala Lumpur, the government can reduce costs by up to 50 per cent with LED bulbs for road lighting. Currently, a pilot project on this had been started in partnership with Royal Philips Electronics involving the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Federal Highway and the Middle-Ring Road 2 (MRR2), entailing a total lenght of 63.1 kilometres. He said that "Lighting of highways in the country is costing the government RM26 million annually currently." He also added that he woul...
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2011-06-20

Philips Installs LED Lighting in Co-operative Group’s London Store

Reportedly, Philips has supplied its LED products to the Co-operative Group’s new flagship store in The Strand, London. Philips has installed its PowerBalance direct/indirect LED luminaire which allows passage of light across the ceiling and downwards into the facility. With Philips’s luminaire, the company can consumes 25% less energy compared to other traditional fluorescent luminaires. Philips has also provides Affinium LDM422 VISION PLUS canopy LED module for its refrigerated multi-deck display cabinets. The luminaire incorporates a...
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2011-06-10

Philips LED Lighting Lights up Belgium Museum

Philips has installed 1,000 Philips Fortimo LED SLM modules 2000lm 33W/830 in the ‘MAS’ (Museum aan de Stroom) in Antwerp, Belgium making the ‘MAS’ the first museum in the Benelux illuminating all its precious art with LED lighting. The Philips Fortimo LED SLM module 2000lm 33W/830 is the LED spot that was selected for this unique lighting project. It has a color temperature of 3000 K and a higher light output than a 100W halogen light source. The module is dimmable. Because of lower maintenance and energy costs than with h...
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2011-06-10

Philips Welcomes Cooper Industries as Licensee for LED Luminaire Program

Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) announced that they entered into a patent license agreement with Cooper Industries. The license provides Cooper with full access to the Philips’ LED-related patented technologies that Philips makes available to the lighting industry through its LED Luminaire and Retrofit Bulb licensing program. “We are very pleased that Cooper has joined our licensing program. We believe having such an open and accessible license program is greatly assisting in accelerating the adoption of LED lighting and fostering the growth of...
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2011-05-23

Philips Invested EUR 40 million in Aachen OLED Facility

Recently, Royal Philips Electronics have poured EUR 40 million to increase its production capacity for OLED-based lighting at its facility in Aachen, Germany, to support the rapid growth of Philips’ OLED business, with increased availability of Philips OLED modules for high-end design lighting applications for decorative and ambience creation purposes. This additional capacity at Philips’ OLED facility in Aachen is expected to be available in 2012. In addition, Philips also recently opened its Lumiblade Creative Lab in Aachen, inviting li...
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2011-05-17

Philips Launches First EnduraLED A21 17-watt Light Bulb Replacement for the 75-watt

Reportedly, Philips will show off the world’s first EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb replacement for the 75-watt light bulb t the LIGHTFAIR® International tradeshow, May 17-19, 2011. Asidesfrom the replacement of 75-watt incandescent light bulb, the EnduraLED A21 17-watt is the latest addition to Philips’ comprehensive portfolio of LED bulbs that can replace traditional incandescents including 25W and 40W equivalents, as well as the ENERGY STAR-qualified Philips EnduraLED 12.5-watt bulb. Those specifications call for deliver...
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2011-05-10

LEDinside:LEDforum China of International Market Trend and Lighting Applications to be Grandly Open on May,and the Network Application has been Heading into the Final Stage

Overview   Organized by LEDinside, LEDforum China of International Market Trend and Lighting Applications will be grandly open in Shenzhen on May 27, 2011.   LEDforum 2011 will focus on the market trend of LED lighting application, and the agenda speakers include top leaders from Aixtron, Epilight, Macroblock, Osram, Philips Lumileds, Seoul Semiconductor, Veeco and other industry giants. These industry heavy weights will share with us their unique industry perspectives and accurate market forecasts, including market dynamics, business strateg...
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2011-05-10

Seoul Semiconductor Defends Philips Patent Infringement

Recently, Seoul Semiconductor has initiated two actions asserting claims of patent infringement against Philips which was filed in Germany in March and in Korea in May, individually. The Korean company respects the intellectual property rights of others and believes that its products do not infringe Philips' patents. As a result, Seoul Semiconductor intends to vigorously defend the U.S. patent infringement action brought by Philips that is limited to a handful of Seoul Semiconductor products. Seoul Semiconductor holds thousands of patents worldwide directed ...
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2011-04-29

Former Philips Senior Executive James Haworth Appointed as CEO by Lighting Science Group

Reportedly, James Haworth who was former Philips Professional Luminaires North America head of marketing and strategy as well as former chief executive officer of JJI Lighting Group is appointed as CEO by Lighting Science Group.   Haworth is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BBA from Loyola University of Chicago and a MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University. He is a member of several professional associations, including The Presidents Forum and the American Institute of Certified Public A...
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2011-04-26

Philips’ SpeedStar LED Road Lighting Luminaire Received 2011 Red Dot Design Award

Reportedly, Philips’ SpeedStar LED road lighting luminaire has received the 2011 red dot design award under the product design category. Designed as a carbon-neutral lighting solution, SpeedStar LED road lighting luminaire enables the creation of more livable urban environment. with an easy replaceable compact flat LED engine, it’s capable of providing the flexibility of a modular system, resulting in bright, functional road lighting. Additionally, it instills an easy-to-upgrade LEDGINE, which can be connected to lighting regulation systems for fu...
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2011-04-25

Philips Released Its First Quarter Results for 2011

Philips has released its first quarter results for 2011, and LED-based sales played a important role with 27 per cent compared to the first quarter in 2010 - representing 14 per cent of total lighting sales. LED components accounted for 7 per cent of the lighting division’s total revenues of €7.6 billion - approximately €530 million - over the period, which represents an increase of approximately 50 per cent compared with the previous year. Philips sales of LED-based lamps and luminaires accounted for approximately €600 million in revenues over the pas...
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2011-04-22

Philips Welcomes Trilux as Licensee for LED Luminaire Program Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX: PHI) and Trilux GmbH announced that they have entered into a license agreement allowing Trilux to access Philips’ patent portfolio as made available in the Philips LED Luminaire licensing program. “We are very pleased that Trilux has joined our licensing program. Philips believes that sharing its LED lighting solutions through licensing will accelerate the adoption of LED lighting and foster the growth of the LED industry”, said Arian Duijvestijn, General Manager Lighting at Philips Intellectual Property...
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2011-04-19

Philips Lighting Reported Its LED Revenue

Reportedly, Royal Philips Electronics’ revenue from Packaged LEDs and solid-state lighting products has kept a solid growth curve in the first quarter of the year. According to Philips, overall, its first quarter sales of €5.26 billion ($7.48 billion) were up 6% on the same period last year, with its lighting division contributing €1.90 billion to that total after rising by a similar amount. Over the past 12 months, sales of packaged LEDs have played an important role in revenue growth. Philips said that LED components accounted for 7% of its lighting di...
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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