2013-03-01

Start-Up LED Lighting Companies Suffering

  The combination of costs having fallen 50 percent in the last 18 months and the rising efficiencies of LED lamps means a boost in chip sales A number of small start-up companies have begun offering hardware and software products for smart street lighting systems. According to Research, in this challenging emerging market, many of these start-ups have already failed, others have been acquired by larger lighting companies, and a few are flourishing on their own. Some of the larger control and lighting companies are developing their own products for this market, which wil...
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2013-03-01

Lighting Science to Develop LED Lighting Solution for the International Space Station

  Lighting Science Group Corporation®, one of the world's leading LED lighting technology manufacturers announced today it has been contracted by The Bionetics Corporation, a leader in space technology, to assist in the development of an LED lighting solution for the International Space Station (ISS). The Boeing Company, the primary contractor to NASA for the ISS, initiated the project with The Bionetics Corporation in order to develop a lighting system that will assist flight crews with circadian alignment while in residence on the Internati...
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2013-03-01

Philips:New Hue LED Light Bulb System are Rainbow Bright

  For a pack of light bulbs, $200 is a lot of money. The new Hue LED light bulb system from Philips allows for a rainbow of color to expel from any lamp and is perfect for those interested in funky, high-tech gadgets. Philips says the bulbs can provide 16 million different colors and it is possible to customize the lighting in each corner of any room in a home. The product is only available through Apple and the Hue app lets you control up to 50 bulbs – it is even possible to light an entire home with them. Consumer Reports checked out the system and found t...
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2013-02-16

37 outdoor LED lamps recognized by U.S. DOE's 'Next Generation Luminaires' competition

  Thirty-seven commercial LED outdoor lights were recognized for their excellence by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) fifth annual "Next Generation Luminaires" (NGL) solid-state lighting design competition, as announced at PennWell's Strategies in Light conference (Feb. 12-14, 2013). Sponsored by the DOE, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the International Association of Lighting Designers, NGL was launched in 2008 to promote excellence in the design of energy-efficient LED luminaires i...
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2013-02-16

Philips Wins Four Awards at Next Generation Luminaires Outdoor Competition

  Further cementing the company's position as an industry leader in LED technology, Philips has earned four Next Generation Luminaire™ (NGL) awards in the Outdoor Competition at the prestigious, fourth-annual NGL Solid State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition. Solutions from Philips Color Kinetics, Lumec, Wide-Lite and Crescent/Stonco were recognized for the sleekness of their LED design, as well as their color quality and light uniformity enabled by Philips LUXEON LED technology. Held during the Strategies in Light Con...
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LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE

Foreverlamp has expanded its award-winning LED Lamp Series with a new Industrial replacement lamp. The new J Series provides a powerful LED replacement for up to 400W MH lamps that operate in dusty and harsh indus... READ MORE