2012-05-11

Light+Building 2012 Report VII: LED City Lighting

LEDinside visited Hall 5 at Light+Building 2012, which was for city lighting applications including street lamp and other public lighting fixtures. 90% of the products showcased in there adopted LEDs. Most companies focused on module and wireless control. Following its acquisition of Ruud Lighting in 2011, major LED company CREE has been proactively making inroads into the LED lighting market. The company exhibited its outdoor lighting fixtures at Light+Building 2012, including two new LED street lamps with emphasis on the modularized design.   T...
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2012-05-10

Light+Building 2012 Report V: Decorative Lighting

Hall 6 at Light+Building 2012 was for decorative lighting exhibitions, where the major European lighting companies showcased their latest endeavors. The exhibiting products consisted of assorted decorative lighting products, including indoors chandelier, table lamp and lighting decorations.   Unlike the excessive lighting at other halls, Hall 6’s lighting gave out a magnificent vibe. The participating companies used a great amount of warm white lights to create a warm atmosphere.   Different types of crystal chandeliers have become a part of dec...
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2012-05-09

Light+Building 2012 Report IV: Zumtobel

Austrian major lighting company Zumtobel, one of the leading companies in the European lighting industry, has been striving to make inroads into the LED lighting market over the recent years. According to LEDinside, the company’s exhibition area at Light+Building 2012 was mostly located at Hall 2. Aside from the mother company Zumtobel, subsidiary companies TRIDONIC (control system and power module) and LEDON (light source) also exhibited at Hall 2. Zumtobel is a high-end product maker and cooperates with many world-class lighting designers. Unl...
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2012-05-08

Light+Building 2012 Report III: OSRAM AG

Germany major company Osram AG, the forerunner in the European lighting industry, has a subsidiary company OSRAM OS which is dedicated to producing LED light source and chip. According to LEDinside, the company’s main exhibition area was located at Hall 2 at Light+Building 2012 with a few booths at other halls. The main area was divided into two sections – innovative technologies and lighting applications.   Outdoors Lighting Products In regard to outdoors lighting, the company released Bergmeister luminaries, whose reflecting des...
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2012-04-27

Light+Building 2012 Report II: Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting is the current leader of the global lighting industry, a forerunner in traditional lighting, LED lighting, special lighting and lighting fixture areas. The company exhibited at Forum 0. From its booth it was very easy to tell how much marketing budget Philips invested in it. Philips’ sector was divided into assorted booths, including interior lighting, office lighting, outdoors lighting, industrial lighting, food lighting and LED light bulb. LEDinside conducted an interview with Philips Lumileds regarding its LED light source, LED component...
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2012-04-26

Light+Building 2012 Report I: Global Big Names Showcased Latest Lighting and Building Products

The biennial Light+Building 2012, the largest lighting exposition in Europe, kicked off on April 15 in Frankfurt, Germany. As LED lighting markets around the world became more mature in 2012, the exposition this year attracted more companies to participate. According to the organizer Messe Frankfurt, 2,352 companies from 50 countries participated and exhibited at Light+Building 2012, a 9% increase compared to 2010, showcasing the latest lighting and building products. Light-Building 2012 centered around the concept of energy-saving buildings. Aside from innovative and...
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2012-04-12

LED Engin to demonstrate leadership in white LED light uniformity, control and Lux-on-Target at Light+Building 2012

On Booth J20 in Hall 4.2 at Light+Building 2012 to be held between 15 - 20 April in Frankfurt, LED Engin, Inc., a leader in high lumen density LED products, will demonstrate white LED products with efficient, high intensity, color control and tunability for LED lighting applications. The advantages are derived from a combination of a single, yet powerful, compact LED package with a complementary TIR secondary optic that results in high quality, highly uniform natural illumination. LED Engin is showcasing its latest LED Engin product innovations - ViviLu...
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2012-03-14

Zhaga's debut at Light+Building 2012

Zhaga members show the first Zhaga-compliant, interchangeable LED modules at Light+Building 2012 The international lighting industry has so far lacked clear guidelines to ensure the interchangeability of LED modules made by different manufacturers. With Zhaga that is now changing. Since its foundation in February 2010, the consortium has developed specifications for LED module interfaces. These interfaces enable easy LED module integration into luminaire designs and reduce overall system design cost. At Light+Building 2012, from 15 to 20 April in Frankfurt am M...
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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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