2017-06-23

Internet of Things applications see the light with GCT LED connectors

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now very much a reality, with new applications appearing daily – from wearable devices to city-wide traffic management systems. Full IoT implementations are often about Big Data analysis of large sensor arrays, giving us deeper insight and better ability to control our environment than previously possible.
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2017-06-22

OPPLE Launches Another Pair of Extraordinary LED Lights - the Flood Light EcoMax II, SpotLight HJ

OPPLE, a global integrated lighting solutions company and one of the world's leading LED lighting brand on Wednesday introduced another set of advanced lights-the Flood Light EcoMax II and the SpotLight HJ. These are considered few of the best options amongst their range of professional luminaries.
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2017-06-22

Lutron Dimmers, Sensors and Automated Shades Standardized in Lennar’s Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Home Design Communities

Lighting and shade control leader Lutron Electronics today announced that its smart dimmers, occupancy sensors, and battery-powered shades will become standard offerings in the world’s first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED homes from Lennar, one of the nation's largest builders. Through the use of Lutron lighting and shade controls, buyers will enjoy such benefits as never entering a dark home and using lights and shades to mimic occupancy when away from home.
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2017-06-22

[New LED Publication] One Light To Rule Them All

L.E.D.: A History of the Future of Lighting,published by CreateSpace, is available on Amazon for immediate purchase.
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2017-06-22

Vishay 0603 Green LED Shines Up to 2.8cd

Using what it calls the “most recent ultra-bright InGaN chip technology”, Vishay has announced green 0603 leds producing up to 2.8cd (or 2,800mcd as it puts it).
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2017-06-22

Urbanova Reaches Milestone with Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot

Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, has reached a key milestone with its Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot, installing sensors on and collecting data from 10 streetlights across the district. Urbanova founding partner Avista will install an additional 29 LED fixtures with dimming capabilities in the fall. With the pilot, Urbanova is defining how to develop and design a living laboratory and harnessing data to gain insights, empower people and solve urban challenges in new ways.
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2017-06-21

Silver Spring Networks Provides Country-Wide Smart Street Light Controls for Jamaica

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. today announced its first international utility-led, country-wide smart street light control program with Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS). JPS is an integrated electric utility company and the sole distributor of electricity in Jamaica serving over 600,000 customers. JPS will extend its existing Silver Spring IPv6 platform to connect up to 110,000 smart LED street lights in population centers around the island including Kingston, Spanish Town, Negril, and Falmouth. Silver Spring’s Streetlight.Vision Central Management System (CMS) will also be deployed for JPS through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model to control and manage the networked street lights.
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2017-06-21

Cambridge Nanotherm Partners with Inabata for Global Sales and Distribution

Cambridge Nanotherm, producer of innovative nanoceramic thermal management technology for LEDs and electronics, today announces a partnership with Japanese sales and distribution giant Inabata. The partnership adds a global sales and distribution arm to the UK-based company. The agreement gives Inabata worldwide sales and distribution rights for Cambridge Nanotherm’s thermal management solutions across key territories.
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2017-06-21

InfoComm 2017 SONY Steals the Limelight Once Again

InfoComm Orlando 2017 was held at Orange County Convention from June 14-16, 2017. An estimated number of 148 LED display companies participated in the exhibition.
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2017-06-21

Samsung LED Repudiates Rumor About Its Step Out of China and Sales of Tianjin Unit

Yesterday (20 June), Jacob Tam, Executive Vice President/ Deputy BU Head at Samsung LED, vehemently refuted the Korea Herald’s and The Bell’s reporting of Samsung LED selling off its business unit in Tianjin to a Hong Kongese private equity firm.
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2017-06-21

Bridgelux Responds To Everlight Lawsuit Targeting 2835 SMD Products

Bridgelux 2835 surface mount device (SMD) products incorporate cutting-edge technology to deliver unsurpassed performance at competitive prices.  Bridgelux's technology results from years of advanced research and development, and is protected by Bridgelux's intellectual property, which currently includes a patent portfolio of more than 300 worldwide patents that extend across the expanse of light emitting diode (LED) technologies, from chips to luminaire solutions. 
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2017-06-20

Samsung Achieves 220 Lumens per Watt with New Mid-Power LED Package

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today announced that it has begun mass producing a new mid-power LED package, the LM301B, which features the industry’s highest luminous efficacy of 220 lumens per watt. The package is well suited for a range of LED lighting applications including ambient lighting, downlights and most retrofit lamps.
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2017-06-20

EVERLIGHT Files Patent Infringement Litigation against Bridgelux for Protection of Customers’ Rights

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd. (EVERLIGHT) on June 10, 2017 filed a patent infringement action against Bridgelux, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. EVERLIGHT is claiming that Bridgelux infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 6,335,548 and 7,253,448 by manufacturing and selling infringing LED products, including for example the Bridgelux 2835 series.
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2017-06-20

Zumtobel Group opens showroom in Malmö

On 13 June 2017 the Zumtobel Group opened the first showroom displaying the international lighting group’s entire product range. In collaboration with the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, the Zumtobel Group has created a space over approximately 250 square metres in which light can be experienced in all its diverse areas of application. The display is located in the Swedish city of Malmö, which is already home to Zumtobel Group’s main sales office for the Nordic region. The site is now being extended with the showroom in the same building. 
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2017-06-14

Magna Lights the Way with Industry-First D-Optic LED Headlamps

To improve forward visibility for drivers and provide customized styling options for automakers, Magna introduces D-Optic™ LED headlamps. D-Optic lighting represents the next generation of LED headlamps and an auto-industry first by combining multiple high-power LEDs with precise, injection-molded lenses to achieve high performance with efficient energy use.
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2017-06-13

Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

  Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, announced it has repurchased 57,818 shares in the period June 5, 2017 to June 9, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.49 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 1.99 million.
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2017-06-13

The LED Bulb Expert Once Again Draws Interests of International Patrons – What’s the Success Story Behind?

The 22nd edition of the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia, has just ended on June 12th 2017 in Guangzhou. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry Co. (WELLMAX), as the industry-wide renowned “LED Bulb Expert” exhibited the trendiest and the best-selling products during the four-day fair, gathering international buyer and media attentions.
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2017-06-07

Collaboration between Seren Photonics and Bluglass Leads to Successful Semipolar GaN Template Process Transfer

Seren Photonics Limited (a developer of semipolar gallium nitride products based near Cardiff, Wales) and BluGlass Limited (ASX:BLG  an Australian technology developer, commercialising breakthrough semiconductor manufacturing process and equipment) have announced the completion of phase 1 of the transfer of Seren’s semipolar GaN template process to the BluGlass MOCVD epitaxial services.
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2017-06-07

Global ASPs of LED Light Bulbs Were on a Slow Decline in May as Sales of LED Filament Bulbs Remained Hot in Europe and the U.S., Says LEDinside

Prices of LED replacement light bulbs dipped slightly but on the whole remained steady in May, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Compared with April, the global ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 1.9% in May to US$6.5. The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs also dropped by 0.6% in May to US$8.1 versus April.   “The current market trend shows strong sales of LED filament light bulbs in Europe and the U.S.,” said LEDinside analyst Allen Yu. “Philips for instance released four L...
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2017-06-05

Edison Opto Will Showcase at 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Edison Opto will showcase the latest lighting products at 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition from June 09 to June 12, 2017, including automotive LED, outdoor lighting, TM-30 technique, flexible filament bulb series, and horticulture lighting. The booth will be located at No.A19 in Hall 10.2, China Import and Export Fair Complex.
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2017-06-03

Nichia Turns Focus to LD as LED Growth Slows Down

According to Japanese media Nikkei, major LED manufacturer Nichia Corporation plans to invest around 22 billion Japanese yen (about US$197 million) by the end of 2020 to build a new laser diode (LD) factory at its current production base. LD can be used as a light source for projectors, endoscopy and headlights. The Japanese LED maker’s goal is to increase current LD production capacity by at least three-fold by 2020. 
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2017-06-02

THE SLYNG Is the Next Generation of Light Shows

THE SLYNG is a unique assembly of lights + rope which allow the user to create illumination patterns that have never been done before. It combines art, performance, and recreation in the form of light manipulation. Combining various aspects of other light show forms make it feel familiar, but also creating flow art and movements unlike anything else.
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2017-06-01

Plexineon Plays a Starring Role at Salt Lake City’s New Theater

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the debut of the 2500-seat, $119 million George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater was highly anticipated — bringing to the downtown's cultural core a much-needed new venue large enough to accommodate even the most ambitious Broadway productions.
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2017-06-01

LpS 2017 Returns for Its 7th Year this September

The symbiosis of LED/OLED lighting and modern technology has led to new technical system architectures that will alter the light market, forever. For the next generations of lighting concepts to succeed a holistic approach between technology and the system is required, but how? The associated interdisciplinary developments require comprehensive knowledge of applications, designs and technologies in order to meet their potential.
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2017-06-01

Recreational Sports Facilities Get Smart with Philips Lighting’s New Web-Controlled Connected LED Lighting

Philips Lighting has announced the first integrated, connected LED lighting system designed for recreational sports fields. The Philips PerfectPlay system enables recreational sports centers to reduce energy costs, simplify operations and maximize revenue potential, while providing better quality lighting for sportsmen and women. 
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2017-05-25

Patent Reexamination Board of the SIPO Dismisses Intematix Suzhou Lighting’s Claim Against Red Phosphor Patent Owned by Mitsubishi Chemical and NIMS

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hitoshi Ochi) and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS; Location: Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki; President: Kazuhito Hashimoto) today announced that the Patent Reexamination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C. (SIPO) has dismissed every aspect of the claim, filed on November 2, 2016, by China’s Intematix Suzhou Lighting Co., Ltd.* 1 (Intematix Suzhou Lighting), requesting for the invalidation of the Chinese patent (No. ZL201110066517.7; “the patent”* 2 ) for red phosphor, a material used extensively in light-emitting diodes (LEDs), owned by MCC and NIMS. The board approved the validity of the patent, and MCC and NIMS received the written decision effective May 10. 
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2017-05-25

Tri-State LED Completes LED Retrofit of Corporate Headquarters for AERCO International, Inc.

Tri-State LED, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies, today announced it has recently completed an LED lighting retrofit for AERCO International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial condensing boilers, high efficiency water heaters and energy recovery solutions. The retrofit occurred throughout the company’s corporate headquarters, including their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located in Blauvelt, New York, retrofitting existing lighting that is expected to reduce the facility’s lighting energy use by more than 65%.   
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2017-05-25

Global Lighting Technologies Announces New Partnership with Kruvand Associates

Global Lighting Technologies Inc would like to welcome Kruvand Associates as our new local representative organization for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana territories. Like GLT, Kruvand Associates has long served manufactures in the area by providing exceptional service and products and employs a team of account managers and sales personnel to support the area. 
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2017-05-25

OLED CHINA and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 to be Held in Shanghai concurrently with SIGN & LED CHINA 2017 in September

Organised by UBM Trust, OLED CHINA 2017 and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 will be held from September 20-22 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), along with two other UBM Trust flagship events SIGN CHINA 2017 & LED CHINA 2017. The four concurrent events will bring together 1,300 exhibitors covering 100,000 sqm exhibition space. Each event will share their own resources to complement their industrial advantages, which will further extend the industry chain.
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2017-05-25

Forever Flawless Launches LED-Based Anti-Aging Device

Paragon is the Ultimate LED Light Photon Beauty Device with Heating, Cooling, and eye treatment features that will Lift, Tone, Firm, Detox and Hydrate your skin to make you look and feel Forever Flawless. Paragon is the newest technology for Non-invasive Botox® Alternative treatments. It's a toning device that gives you immediate anti-aging results on wrinkles, fine lines, dark circles, and expression marks... and it is the only one of its kind that warms, cools, and treats the sensitive under-eye area.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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