2017-04-06

New Research Reveals Outdoor Lighting Makes Homes More Attractive to Buyers

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, has today released findings that reveal the impact outdoor lighting has on 'curb-appeal' or the desirability of a home. Outdoor lighting is a key consideration when buying a home for nearly half of Europeans (45%) - beating the type of windows, roof or paintwork of a house, as a consideration. While one third of all Europeans agree that outdoor lighting has a significant impact on the appeal of a home.
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2017-03-28

Light Intelligence for Everyone: Research on Lighting Systems of the Future

Nearly 20 percent of all the electricity consumed in the world is for lighting. And about 80 percent of that lighting is attributed to professional applications such as building, office, industry or street lighting, and about 20 percent to private residential lighting. 
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2016-12-06

Researchers Find New LED Display Lights Can Improve Taste of Milk

New LED lights that are being installed in milk display cases across the country do more than just reduce energy bills -- they also help milk taste better, Virginia Tech researchers have found.
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2016-04-11

Customization to Relieve Price Pressure in the UV-A LED Market, Investments in UV-C LED Research to Bring New Breakthroughs

UV-A LEDs are primarily used for curing. Presently, curing also represents 52% of the UV-A market in terms of applications. Wu noted that UV-A LED manufacturers will evade the challenge of price competition by offering highly customizable solutions in the future. This means working closely with curing machine vendors in every aspect of product development, such as the LED wavelength, the design of the UV LED module, the composition of the UV adhesive and the design of the cooling system.
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2015-10-16

LumiGrow Research Demonstrates Benefits from Adjustable Spectrum Lighting

LumiGrow Research, the research division of horticultural LED lighting manufacturer LumiGrow released seven new scientific posters that reveal how crop morphology and productivity can be affected through the application of varied light spectra. LumiGrow research, conducted in partnership with commercial growers and universities, demonstrates breakthrough capabilities that adjustable-spectrum LED lighting now provides growers.
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2014-12-23

Horticultural Research Institutions and Commercial Growers Choose LumiGrow’s Spectrum Control Systems

LumiGrow, Inc., the leader in greenhouse spectrum control systems, celebrates a year of corporate growth and new strides in spectral science research.
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2014-09-18

New Research Proves Whiteness and Color Rendering Has a Strong Effect on LED Lamp Preference

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced today new psychophysical research proving that whiteness and color rendering have a strong effect on the perception of energy-efficient LED lighting. The study was approved by an Institutional Review Board and led by Kevin Houser at Penn State University.
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2014-07-03

Light Pollution Alters Reproductive Cycle in Lemurs, Says French Scientists

Besides obscuring the stars, light pollution can also disrupt the reproduction of light-sensitive animals. French scientists have shown that light pollution can override the natural reproductive cycle of some animals, making them sexually active out of season.
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2014-04-21

Under Some LED Bulbs Whites aren't 'Whiter than White'

For years, companies have been adding whiteners to laundry detergent, paints, plastics, paper and fabrics to make whites look "whiter than white," but now, with a switch away from incandescent and fluorescent lighting, different degrees of whites may all look the same, according to experts in lighting.
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2013-08-16

LEDinside: Lighting, Automotive Lighting, Backlight Market Intelligence

According to LEDinside, observed from the 2013 regional residential lighting market development, the Chinese market proportion will increase from 19% in 2012 to 24%, becoming the fastest-growing regional market. In terms of the European market, the implementation of comprehensive ban of incandescent lamps and the economic recovery after the European debt crisis gradually had a positive impact on LED light bulb market, and the LED light bulb market penetration rate is expected to increase.
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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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