2012-03-14

SWITCH Lighting Announces the SWITCH100 for Commercial Channel Distribution

Switch Lighting™ introduces the first true 100 watt-equivalent LED replacement lamp using neutral white LEDs from tier one component producers like Cree   SWITCH Lighting™ announced the launch of the SWITCH100, an A series 100 watt-equivalent LED replacement lamp for select commercial channels. The SWITCH100 is the first true 100 watt-equivalent A lamp with 1600 lumen output and a radial flux as good as an incandescent available to the market. SWITCH Lighting was the first to announce a full family of wattage equivalents in LED r...
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2012-03-07

Excelitas Technologies to Expand Lighting Capabilities for Medical OEMs with Acquisition of the Business of Carsan Engineering

Carsan acquisition expands Excelitas’ capabilities in high-performance, high-reliability arc lamp power supplies for OEMs in the medical and dental industries Excelitas Technologies, a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized optoelectronics to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the business of privately-held Carsan Engineering, a Golden, Colorado-based engineering design company and world leader in the manufacture of arc lamp power supplies for the medical and dental mark...
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2012-02-22

Six Cooper Lighting and Cooper Controls Products Honored in Architectural Products Inaugural Product Innovation Awards

Cooper products receive the most company awards in the lighting categories with four lighting products and two controls products.   Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, announces that six products have been recognized for ingenuity in Architectural Products 2011 Product Innovation Awards (PIA). Honored with the most company awards in the interior, exterior and controls lighting categories, Cooper Lighting received four product awards and Cooper Controls, a busin...
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2012-02-17

Lighting Science Group’s LED Street Lights Helps Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Go Green

Lighting Science Group has supported Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, for LED Street Lights installation. Lighting Science Group's PROLIFIC Series DBR and LSR4 street lights, complete with wildlife guards, were used to light of the streets of Pleasant Prairie. The DBR luminaires are compatible with smart grid services, remote monitoring capabilities, dimming, midnight dimming, and occupancy sensors; while the LSR4 fixtures offer a full cutoff optic that meets dark sky requirements. The Company's PROLIFIC Series street lights are the ...
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2012-02-03

LED Driver Controller from Diodes Incorporated Handles More Demanding Lighting Applications

Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today announced the ZXLD1371 LED driver controller. By extending input voltage operation from 60V down to as low as 5.0V, the ZXLD1371 has been designed to handle as broad a range of applications as possible, including those subject to the greatest variance in input voltage, such as automotive lighting and 12V AC powered systems. Its ability to control an external drive...
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2012-02-01

The National Mall Gets LED Makeover

The historic bronze streetlamps that line America's front yard, the National Mall in Washington, D.C., has gotten LED makeover this week. The Mall's high intensity discharge and compact fluorescent lamp lighting there were retrofitted with LEDs, donated by lighting manufacturer Osram Sylvania and installed pro bono by the city's electric utility Pepco. The LEDs are expected to use up to 65% less energy and last up to 25 years....
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2012-01-20

Seoul Semiconductor Gets 10,000 Patents for LED

Seoul Semiconductor has broken a record on applying, registering and securing more than 10,000 patents for LED. The company invests 10-20 percent of its annual revenue in Research and Development, including funding of an affiliate company. In particular, the company holds patent rights for Acrich, the semiconductor light source using a multi-cell architecture, as well as patent rights for deep UV LED technology. The company anticipates that deep UV LED technology will be commonly used in the future and it will be prepared to produce and sell this technology. &...
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2012-01-12

New GE Lighting Dimming Controller Helps Light Streets for Less

 Controller Brings Patented, Stand-Out Dimming Capabilities to LED and HID Fixtures Faced with shrinking budgets, cities and states across the nation are being challenged to curb costs. A new GE Lighting system is helping meet this charge with a dimming system that reduces electricity costs for outdoor lighting. The newly patented GE Lighting controller (U.S. Patent 8,038,481) brings dimming capabilities to LED and HID outdoor fixtures, enabling end users to control when light fixtures turn on and off and the light output of the fixture. The contro...
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2011-12-16

Encelium’s New Polaris 3D™, Lighting Control Software Application Available on December 15

Customers with Original Polaris Software Offered Polaris 3D Upgrade at a Discounted Rate   Encelium’s Polaris 3D™, a first software application of its kind in the lighting control industry, will be available to new and existing customers on December 15, announced Terry Mocherniak,  director global business development for the LMS business unit. Polaris 3D is the next generation of lighting control software for Encelium’s Energy Control System™ (ECS). It is a web based application that provides users with a single 360°, thre...
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2011-12-16

UV LED Curing Association Publishes First UV LED Glossary of Terms

UV LED Curing Association publishes its inaugural UV LED Glossary of Terms.   This is the organization’s first major accomplishment since founders Integration Technology Limited, Lumen Dynamics, and Phoseon Technology announced the formation of the association just one month ago. The three companies are diligently working to define and establish agreed-upon UV LED-based guidelines for UV LED curing applications. The founders believe the association’s work will have a positive impact towards enabling the adoption of UV LED technology ...
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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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