2012-09-19

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes LUXeXceL for Its Pioneering Manufacturing Technology for Advanced Optics in LED Lighting

“Its Printoptical technology has the potential to become a standard in the near future” Based on its recent research on the advanced optics market for LED lighting, Frost & Sullivan presents LUXeXceL Group B.V (LUXeXceL) with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Enabling Technology Award for its Printoptical Technology. LUXeXceL’s pioneering manufacturing process addresses the key challenges to large scale adoption of LEDs in general lighting. Currently, the majority of the LED chips are designed to deliver maximum light ...
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2012-01-30

Philips Develops Solar Powered LED Street Lighting Breakthrough

Philips has developed what is said to be the world’s most efficient and cost effective solar powered LED street lighting solution per km of road. Philips’ latest Solar Gen2 innovation is developed together with NXP Semiconductors N.V. and presents a total solution for highly sustainable and efficient street lighting that is a serious alternative to grid connected systems, cutting back energy costs and CO2 emissions. Solar Gen2 offers a highly energy-efficient LED solution which is superior to any conventional lighting and allows for a lamp post spacing o...
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2012-01-30

Major LED acquisition and technology deal for leading office commodity group

Office Canopy Group acquires Kudos Business Technologies and secures exclusive distribution of breakthrough LED technology Leading UK LED supplier, Kudos Business Technologies, has been acquired by the Office Canopy Group (OCG), one of the UK’s leading providers of business commodity items. “OCG is focused on driving business savings driven by technology. We believe LED lighting represents a revolution in lighting solutions that is set to fast become the most efficient, cost effective and practical source of lighting,” commented OCG&rs...
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2011-08-29

Dialight SafeSite® LED High Bay Available in Paint Spray Applications

Recently,Dialight’s SafeSite® LED High Bay luminaire has been qualified to the UL-1254 standard for use in paint spray applications. The LED high bay fixture is designed to replace conventional fluorescent and HID lighting in paint spray booths, auto body garages, paint mixing and storage facilities and other similar applications. It offers exceptional visibility with a CRI greater than 70 in both neutral white and cool white options. Delivering 10,000 lumens at 150W (66 lumens per watt), the fixture reduces energy consumption of traditional fixtur...
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2011-08-17

LED Lighting to be Tested in Cities Hosting Euro 2012

Recently, the Ukrainian cabinet is planning to set up LED illumination in cities to host the Euro 2012 European football championship. The premier said that light-emitting diode production should be organized in Ukraine in the next two or three years. The head of the state target program "Designing and introducing energy saving diode illumination," Viktor Sorokin, said that from September a joint Ukrainian-Korean company working on the production of light-emitting diodes will start operating....
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2011-08-15

Nanoco Plan to Use Cadmium-Free Quantum Dots in LED Lighting

Nanoco Group plc (AIM: NANO), announces that it has signed a joint development agreement with one of the world's largest lighting companies which is already a major producer of LED lights. The objective of the development agreement is to incorporate Nanoco's cadmium-free quantum dots (CFQDTM) into the lighting company's LEDs to create LED lighting with superior performance characteristics. LED lighting has many advantages over traditional lighting - including long service life, reduced power consumption, compact size and shock resistance - but i...
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2011-08-02

German Networking Researchers Applied LED Light in 800 Mbit/s Networking

Reportedly,networking researchers come from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI in Berlin, Germany, have used LED lighting to distribute Full HD movies to notebooks, smartphones and other devices, in a system that could join WiFi and PowerLine networks in shuttling high-speed data around the home and office. The optical WLAN co-opts white LEDs used for regular illumination to transmit data at up to 100 Mbit/s, by flickering it more rapidly than the human eye can see. The lighting units – which rely on norma...
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2011-07-04

Aixtron Sets up Shanghai Subsidiary in China

Currently, Aixtron is building a wholly owned Chinese subsidiary Aixtron China Ltd.in Shanghai for its further expansion in China. This move targets to support Aixtron’s growing base of Chinese customers and makes it easier to grow by opening other facilities throughout China in the near future. Christian Geng, Aixtron Vice President Greater China,ponited out that  ,"This is the next logical step in terms of our increasing commitment to support China’s aggressive plans to become one of the world’s leading countries in LED production. ...
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2011-06-30

Obelux Installs the World’s First LED High-intensity Aviation Obstacle Light System in Finland

Finnish distributor of radio and television services, Digita Oy, has selected Obelux Oy to install the world’s first LED high-intensity obstacle light system on 327 meters, over 1 000 feet, high broadcast mast in Tiirismaa, as the tallest construction in Finland. The new LED lights will replace old Xenon technology. Jukka Kokkonen, System Designer, Digita Oy, said that “The low total life-cycle costs and long maintenance free operations of the LED technology were critical selection criteria to us. And of course working with an experienced supplier who...
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2011-06-30

Mouser Electronics Cooperates with LEDiL to Expand LED Lighting Product Line

It’s said that Mouser Electronics has developed a partnership agreement with LEDiL, which specializes in LED lighting optics for high-power and lighting-class LEDs. Under the agreement, Mouser will provide direct access to LEDiL’s line of LED reflectors and lenses to customers around the world. For design engineers in need of LED lighting solutions on the forefront of proven technology, LEDiL offers the most advanced optics specially designed to support high-power and lighting-class LEDs produced by leading LED lighting manufacturers.  ...
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2011-06-30

Philips Teams up with Spanish Company to Strengthen Europe LED Market

According to the deal, Valladolid-headquartered Indal , specializes in manufacturing primarily outdoor lighting products, will become part of the Professional Luminaries business of Netherlands-based Philips Lighting. Marc de Jong, general manager of Professional Luminaries at Philips Lighting, comments: 'Indal's capabilities in delivering lighting [products] make it a natural fit with Philips, further strengthening our ability to offer our customers integrated and high-value options for professional lighting.' Chief executive officer and chairman of the bo...
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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

Dialight Unveiled New LED Illumination Products for Hazardous Locations

Dialight has unveiled its new SafeSite®  Series LED Area Light, the industry’s most compact, high-output Class I and Class II, Div 1 certified LED Area Light,as  Dialight’s industry-leading family of LED illumination products for hazardous locations. It’s designed to replace up to 150-watt HID fixtures. Consuming less than half the electricity of 150-watt HID units, Dialight’s 70-watt SafeSite Series delivers an impressive efficacy of 79 lumens per watt. Available in both cool white and neutral white models, the...
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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

Olympic Rings May Decorated by LED to Shine Tower Bridge

Reportedly, Giant Olympic rings and the Paralympic Agitos, the swirling symbol of the Paralympics, will shine from Tower Bridge throughout the London 2012 Games. It is to be funded through a deal between the Mayor, City of London and London 2012 sustainability partners GE and EDF. The funding package has been made possible through sponsorship recognition for GE and EDF during the Games. Planning permission is being sought from Southwark Council and Tower Hamlets Council. Plans include the use of energy efficient LED technology to cut the energy cons...
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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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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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