2014-05-08

Cree Light Bulb Ads Entrancingly Awesome

Commercials are one of the best tools companies use to get their product noticed and their name out there. A good commercial can make a product and brand memorable. Cree is doing just that. The North Carolina based company is already ahead of competitors with their low priced consumer friendly LED bulbs, but have now gone one step further with their humorous advertising campaign. 
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2014-01-23

GE Lighting Sainsbury’s Highlights a Shopping List of Benefits with LED Lighting Solutions

Our Customer The first project of its kind, the new Sainsbury's store on Churnet Way, in Leek, Staffordshire is a 40,000sq ft store with a wide range of popular Sainsbury's food products and a selection of general merchandise items. The store, which was built with a number of other energy efficiency initiatives, opened its doors on the 16th January 2013. "To find a lighting solution that won't compromise our customers' shopping experience yet can help reduce our environmental impact also providing operating cost savings is key to us achieving our st...
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2014-01-06

Belkin Released Affordable LED Lighting Starter Kit

Belkin is taking advantage of the wave of growing interest for smart lighting by introducing their LED lighting Starter Set. WeMo was first introduced at last year’s CES and is now available for purchase at US $129, much lower their their smart lighting competitors such as Philips Hue.
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2014-01-03

With Incandescent Bulb Being Banned, Consumers Should Jump Straight to LED and Avoid CFL's

With 40 and 60-watt bulbs effectively banned on January 1st, consumers are left with two choices: LED (light emitting diodes) and CFL (compact fluorescent lamps).
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2014-01-02

The National Lighting Bureau’s Board of Directors Share Insight on a Variety of Lighting Industry Topics

The National Lighting Bureau’s Board of Directors give an interview on topics including the role of market channels, the role of education, photopic/scotopic effect, perception of brightness and more.
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2013-12-31

Design Meets Function with LED Bike Lights

Radlicht has designed a unique way to keep bikers visible at night with an eye-catching LED light design. Based in Boston and Germany, the company had already exceeded their intended goal with 17 days left to go in their Kickstarter campaign.
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2013-12-19

LED Bulbs that Stay Lit Even When Lights Go Out

The SmartCharge light bulb is the first of its kind. The bulb does not rely on grid power to light up, allow it to remain lit even during a power outage. With the use of the patent pending Grid & Switch Sensor technology, the bulb can be controlled through wall and lamp switches like a normal light bulb but can be turned on even without power.
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2013-11-12

LumiLife: LED Lighting System Controlled by Your Smartphone

Bay Area startup LumiLife is developing an aesthetically driven, technologically advanced lighting system that taps the vast potential of smart devices to deliver creative, personalized lighting experiences that bring colorful inspiration to people’s lives.
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2013-11-07

Fotodiox Announces High-Intensity LED Series for Still and Video Lighting

Next Evolution of  LED Lights Doubles Brightness and Lifespan, Decreases Power Usage, Nearly Eliminates Heat for Longer-Lasting Film and Video Shoots
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2013-11-06

First Bluetooth-Controlled Smart LED Lighting Strip Launched By LumaGlo

With consumers eagerly adopting device-driven, hi-tech products more than ever, LumaGlo Freedom Lighting is right on time. This LED lighting strip system is fully customizable, allowing users the freedom to choose the length, color, pattern, intensity, even the power source—and it's all controlled from an iPhone or Android device.
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2013-11-05

New Innovation in Curved OLED Screens Could Revolutionize Wearable Devices

Another company is making a name for themselves in the bendable OLED display market. At FPD International 2013, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory (SEL) showcased their curved OLED display. What made their design stand out compared with other companies who have come before them is that their display has the ability to tightly warp around the edges of a smartphone.
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2013-10-30

Panasonic Solar LED Lanterns Provide Light for Areas Without Electricity

Panasonic recently decided to slash 7,000 jobs in the semiconductor business to boost earnings in fiscal 2014 due to rising competition from Asian manufacturers and eroding sales. However, this has not deterred the financially ailing company from donating 100,000 solar LED lamps to people in areas with limited access to electricity.
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2013-10-01

Lüme's LED Infused Clothing Collection Creates a Stir at Wearable Computers Symposium

Lüme is an electronically infused clothing collection which integrates dynamic, user customizable elements driven wirelessly from a common mobile phone. 
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2013-09-26

UCLA Engineers Develop a Stretchable and Foldable OLED Display

Researchers from UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a transparent, elastic organic light-emitting device, or OLED, that could one day make all these possible. The OLED can be repeatedly stretched, folded and twisted at room temperature while still remaining lit and retaining its original shape.
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2013-09-26

Pablo Design Releases Innovative and Environmentally Conscious LED Lamps

Permanence and sustainability are the common threads of all Pablo designs. Pablo has a holistic approach to his creative process.Pablo is committed to creating lasting solutions that provide a lifetime of illumination. The company’s mission is to create designs that deepen the relationship between objects, their users and their environment.
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2013-09-25

Designboom: Traveling LED Sun Ventures to the Darkest Parts of the World

In response to the cold, dark norwegian winters -- when some areas of the scandinavian country lack natural light for as long as three months -- designers Lisa Pacini and Christine Istad envisioned a creative project that would restore illumination to the darkened domain.
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2013-09-13

U.S. Court Rules in Favor of Everlight over Patent Lawsuit

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan ruled in favor of Everlight today (September 13th) over patent infringement lawsuits filed against Nichia Corp regarding U.S. patent no. 6,653,215 LED metallization technology. Everlight also demands the courts declare Nichia patent nos. 5,998,925 and 7,531,960 void.
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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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