2011-11-30

Philips Supports Ayala Museum for LED Illumination

Philips has partnered with Ayala Museum by providing subsidized lighting using LED  units. At the signing of a memorandum of agreement, Rico Gonzales, country manager of Philips Electronics and Lighting noted that LED is fast becoming the standard of lighting for commercial and residential use due to its longevity and low-energy consumption. Philips’ 35-watt Luxspace LED units have replaced 120-watt incandescent lamps, which results in energy savings of up to 70 percent. In addition, Philips also installed its Dynalite lighting controls to allow the...
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2011-11-30

Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA - LayTec belongs again to the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa!

For the third time in series LayTec was awarded with Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Award for Germany and the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 EMEA Award. With a sales growth of 1062% in the period 2006-2010 LayTec achieved place 8 in Germany and place 144 among the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa! CEO, president and founder of LayTec, Dr. Thomas Zettler, explains the successful concept: „To receive this award three years in succession shows that we have successfully positioned LayTec in the marke...
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2011-11-29

Oslon Square from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Makes Even Better Use of Light

Maximum flexibility, minimal size OSRAM Opto Semiconductors new LED, the Oslon Square, opens up a wide range of possible uses, including designer luminaires for the home or office, retrofits and street lights. The LED is available in many different versions with different color temperatures. It can be operated with different currents, making it extremely versatile. Its reflective package makes even better use of the light and increases system efficiency in all versions. The Oslon Square can be used in a wide range of applications, from cool designer luminaires to b...
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2011-11-29

Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe Confirms OSRAM Patents

Malaysian LED manufacturer Dominant violates OSRAM intellectual property rights The higher regional court Karlsruhe confirmed that Malaysian LED manufacturer Dominant is illegally using or has used OSRAM AG technology with seven patents. As the court of first instance, the regional court Mannheim already reached the same verdict regarding three of these patents on July 25, 2007. OSRAM had sued the manu-facturer on several patents and industrial properties. “The ruling of the court of appeal in Karlsruhe is an important confirmation of our intellectu...
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2011-11-23

Khatod Lenses for Power LEDs

Since 1985, Khatod has developed many optical solutions based on Fresnel Technology. Our designers and engineers have created some of the most innovative products by merging this old technology with the most advanced scientific methods and technologies. 2011 marks for Khatod an important step forward in the development of a new series of  Fresnel Optics. Many years of research and development in our Labs, together with a continuous cooperation with premier producers of high quality polymers, specific for their optical and technical properties, have led to the creation...
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2011-11-21

Philip’s Inspection Lights for Christmas Gifts

There is Philip’s new range of handheld inspection lights suggested for Christmas gifts. Philip’s latest range would make a great stocking filler, particularly for car and their mechanical functions enthusiasts. The so-called ‘baby’ of the range features six LED lights. The ‘baby’ also features a ‘seventh’ light at the top of the pen so that it can double up as a torch. This waterproof, damage resistant (Philips’ inform us that it endured a 1.5m test drop without sustaining any damage), pen-sized inspection light provides a ...
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2011-11-18

Toshiba’s LED Lighting Lights up The Louvre Pyramid

According to Toshiba , it has completed the first stage of renewing external lighting at the Louvre, and it will continute to install the warm glow of new LED lighting in the Pyramid, the three pyramidions and the Colbert pavilion of the Louvre on December 6. The Louvre museum recognized the value of replacing the old, high energy xenon lighting with LEDs, and selected Toshiba as its partner in this endeavor. Toshiba has delivered and installed its latest LED products and fittings. Working in close collaboration, Toshiba and the Louvre have designed the lighting to ...
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2011-11-17

Leipzig ‘s Historic Schinkel Street Gets LED Makeover

The historic Schinkel street lights in the city of Leipzig has got an LED makeover with Braun Lighting Solutions of Berlin and Future Lighting Solutions. Compared with the 85W power consumption of the lamps they replace, the LED lamps consume only 22W. It is expected to reduce the street lights’ CO2 emissions by 60.8 tonnes per year. Future Lighting Solutions helped in the design phase by providing a simulation of the first prototype, implemented at its Lighting Resource Center in Montreal, Canada. It also helped with the selection of electronic lig...
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2011-11-16

LED-lighting Company Nualight Received 2011 London Cleantech Connect Awards

LED-lighting company Nualight, which is a venture capital-backed firm that specialises in the lighting of food retail displays, has won the overall Judges Award at the 2011 Cleantech Connect Awards in London. Some of the hottest and fastest-growing green-tech firms in Europe came down to the final 10 at the awards. The 10 finalists came from a variety of clean-tech sectors, including water, solar, smart grid, transportation, and energy efficiency.According to the organisers, the Judges Award is given to "the overall favourite, a leading contender in all categories. ...
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2011-11-16

Greenlux Finland Partners with Fagerhult on Sale of LED Luminaries

Finnish-based lighting design firm Greenlux Finland Ltd, has developed a partnership with AB Fagerhult, the largest company in the lighting industry in the Nordic Countries. According to their agreement, Greenlux will deliver LED luminaries suitable for general lighting to Fagerhult for marketing and sale under the Fagerhult brand name. The first targets for collaboration will include large-scale projects in which the number of units in a single sale, when completed, will be larger than the total number of units produced by Greenlux in three years.   ...
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2011-11-15

Dialight’s DuroSite LED High Bay Receive LUX Magazine's Industrial Retrofit of the Year Award

Recently, Dialight’s DuroSite LED High Bay has recevied an industry award, this time for LUX magazine's Industrial Retrofit of the Year. The award was collected by customer Paul Cope, Managing Director of March Foods, at the first annual LUX Live trade show. The winning installation is a 6,500 sq metre warehouse facility in Cambridgeshire where the 150W Dialight LED High Bays paired with occupancy sensors replaced 84 450W high pressure sodium fittings, resulting in more than 70% energy savings, while reducing the amount of CO2 emissions b...
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2011-11-15

Osram: Power Topled Now with 80 Percent Higher Output

New infrared Power Topled with Nanostack technology The new Power Topled with lens (SFH 4258S/4259S) from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has an 80 percent higher optical output than the standard version of the infrared LED – despite the same surface area and the same current. This boost comes from a special thin-film chip which, thanks to Nanostack technology, has not just one but two p-n junctions that are grown one on top of the other. The resultant increased range will above all benefit applications in the security sector and in gesture recognition. More l...
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2011-11-15

The Apron Lighting System at Innsbruck Airport: ewo Provides the World’s First Solution with Energy-saving LED Technology

The worldwide traffic movement presents a considerable burden for the environment – even public transport carriers in the aviation industry. Therefore, Innsbruck Airport has declared preventive environmental protection measures to be an integral part of its corporate strategy and focuses on sustainable solutions for the expansion of airport infrastructures: The apron lighting systems developed by ewo focuses completely – in a hitherto globally unique method – on energy-saving LED technology. The 14 high mast systems with varying mounting heights (ranging from 13...
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2011-11-14

Bavaria Technology Solutions Supplies LED Lighting for Abu Dhabi Judicial Department’s New Security Buildings

Recently, Bavaria Technology Solutions in Al Ain has made a deal with the main contractor / MBEC for Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to supply LED lighting for the new security buildings being built at the perimeter of the New Court Building in Abu Dhabi. Selection of LED lighting in building specification is increasingly becoming a popular choice for environmentally -conscious architects and builders in the UAE and around the World for its many green benefits, as well as to meet strict environmental guidelines set by regulating authorities. Harald Ehrl, m...
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2011-11-14

Photometric Testing Sets up LED Lighting Test Centre

Photometric Testing has set up Gloucestershire-based laboratory to provide specialist optical test and measurement services for LEDs, lamps and luminaires. Test services will be offered in small and medium businesses in the lighting industry, and specialist approach to LED testing. The company has employed a 1m diameter integrating sphere with high resolution spectroradiometer detector for measuring luminous flux, chromaticity, colour temperature and colour rendering. For measuring beam distributions and the variation of luminous intensity with angle, Photometric Testi...
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2011-11-14

OSRAM Created World's Most Efficient Flexible OLED Lighting Panel

According to OSRAM, it has claimed to created the world's most efficient OLED lighting panel with an efficiency of 32 lm/W and a birghtness of1,000 cd/m².   OSRAM's flexible OLED research was conducted as part of the TOPAS 2012 project - the same project in which OSRAM developed the 87 lm/W white OLED panel back in June.  ...
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2011-11-10

The Brightest Holiday Lights Year with over 30,000 LED Lights at Gring’s Mill

The 24th annual Holiday Lights at Gring’s Mill in Wyomissing has taken place on December 2nd-30th, Wednesday through Sunday, 6-9 p.m., and closed December 24th & 25th. This year promise to be brightest year so far for the program, as several thousand more incandescent lights have been replaced with LED bulbs. The walk through light display combines festive ground light displays with trees strung with hundreds of lights. Of the trees decked out in lights, most of them have been converted to LED this year. Several of the ground displays have also been conver...
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2011-11-08

Dialight’s DuroSite® LED Area Light Available in Industrial Task and Area Lighting

Dialight has developed its new DuroSite® LED Area Light, the newest addition to its class-leading line up of LED industrial lighting solutions. The DuroSite LED Area Light delivers 79 lumens per Watt to effectively replace up to a 250W HID unit slashing energy consumption by nearly 70 percent. The DuroSite LED Area Light offers a CRI greater than 70 in either cool white or neutral white CCT. The unit delivers optimum performance at operating temperatures ranging from -40°F to +149°F with instant on to eliminate the warm-up common wit...
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2011-11-01

Infineon Technologies Utlizes AIXTRON G5 reactor for Power HEMT GaN-on-Si Development

Recently, AIXTRON has supplied its new AIXTRON AIX G5 HT MOCVD reactor to Infineon Technologies for the development of GaN-on-Si power HEMTs. In September 2011, Infineon Technologies confirmed process acceptance of the system in a 8x6-inch wafer configuration with the option to upgrade to 5x8-inch. Dr. Franz Auerbach, Senior Director R&D for Power Management & Supply Discretes at Infineon Technologies,said that “We look forward to further enhance our plans in the field of GaN on Silicon. Our teams are confident that...
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2011-10-31

Singapore Industrial Park First to deploy OSRAM’s HPMSL LED Street Light

OSRAM, one of the two leading light manufacturers in the world, announced today that Shun Li Industrial Park is the first to implement OSRAM’s High Power Modular Street Light (HPMSL) to illuminate the streets in the industrial estate in Singapore.    With the customers’ heavy reliance on ample around-the-clock outdoor lighting, the park made the decision to replace its aging high pressure sodium (HPS) street lamps with OSRAM’s new HPMSL solution for better light and power efficiency, as well as in a reduction of time and mo...
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2011-10-28

Qube - an OLED installation with over 1400 OSRAM Orbeos panels

OSRAM unveiled a beautiful new OLED installation at the Qubique Berlin Tempelhof 2011 exhibition, which uses over 1,400 OSRAM round Orbeos panels. It was designed by Labme, OSRAM's new open source OLED lighting design platform. It is the largest OLED lighting installation ever produced, replacing Philip's Living Shapes OLED wall installation which had 1,152 Lumiblade panels. But the amount of panels is still small compared to Mitsubishi's 6-meter OLED GeoGlobe which uses 10,362 PMOLED displays. Anyway, here's a nice ...
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2011-10-27

OSRAM Boosts in LED performance: Up to 20 percent more light and improved thermal stability

OSRAM Oslon SSL LED in red, orange and yellow with new chip technology The latest Oslon SSL LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors provide up to 20 percent more output than their predecessors and offer improved thermal stability, particularly in Hyperred (660 nm). Eenergy-efficient applications such as commercial horticulture are therefore much more efficient. Behind this boost in performance lie the latest developments in Indium-Gallium-Aluminum-Phosphide chip technology (InGaAlP). Powerful, efficient long-life light sources are enormously important ...
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2011-10-17

AIXTRON Provides News System with China’s NEDI for Power Devices and LEDs Development

Recently, Aixtron has received an order for one AIX 2600G3 IC system in a 12x4-inch wafer configuration and one VP2400HW with 6x4-inch wafer capacity from Nanjing Electronic Devices Institute (NEDI),which is s devoted to providing leading edge technologies on material growth, device design and manufacture in China. NEDI will use the systems to investigate power devices and LEDs. The new systems will be installed and commissioned by a local AIXTRON service support team alongside the company’s already existing AIXTRON MOCVD systems at t...
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2011-10-14

Optogan Opens Europe’s Second Largest LED Chip Production Site

The Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, opens the new Optogan production site. LED chips from the German city of Landshut form the core of the lighting technology of the 21st century. “Bavaria is gaining a shining example for future-oriented innovations“, declared the Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, in his opening speech. “I am delighted that Optogan has decided to use a site in Bavaria when expanding its operations in Germany. The site’s p...
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2011-10-04

Frank Tillner new COO at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

There will be a new addition to the executive team of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors as of October 1, 2011. Born in Aachen, Germany, Frank Tillner (51) will be succeeding the previous Chief Operating Officer, Elke Eckstein, at the headquarters in Regensburg and taking the responsibility for the chip and LED production plants in Regensburg, Germany, and Penang, Malaysia. Frank Tillner has many years of experience in semiconductor processes and production to commend him. He was last employed as Senior Vice President at Conergy AG. “Our company has found...
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2011-09-29

The Estée Lauder Companies and Philips Lighting Launch Partnership to Illuminate Global Landmarks Using LED Technology for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Estée Lauder Companies and Philips are proud to launch a global partnership as part of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. Prominent landmarks will be illuminated using Philips’ innovative and environmentally-friendly LED technology to raise awareness about the importance of breast health and early detection to millions worldwide.  These landmarks, along with numerous others that will be lit pink worldwide, join together as part of The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign’s Global Landmark Illu...
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2011-09-28

Philips Introduced New Roadway Luminaires

Philips Roadway Lighting has added a new series of flexible, high-performance roadway luminaires to its outdoor LED lighting portfolio. Designed for demanding roadway environments, the RoadView Series is based on the Philips LEDgine platform, and benefits from a modular approach that protects a customer's technology investment while significantly reducing energy expenses and improving overall light quality. Based on the LEDgine platform, it allows for different LUXEON configurations, enabling the systems to be tailored to a customer's unique needs such a...
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2011-09-28

Laytec Integrates ORS Technology

LayTec AG, leading manufacturer of in-situ metrology for MOCVD processes, announces that it has acquired the majority of tangible and intangible assets of Optical Reference Systems Ltd (ORS). ORS Ltd, former competitor of LayTec, entered liquidation in August 2011 after a extended period of difficult trading conditions. Thomas Zettler, CEO & president of LayTec, stated: “The R&D team of ORS did a great job du¬ring the last 3 years in developing complementary metrology technologies. These technologies now will be integrated into LayT...
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2011-09-27

Ammono Makes Breakthroughs on n-GaN Substrates

Ammono has made a breakthrough on high transparency n-type gallium nitride substrates for the production of LEDs and photovoltaic applications. The company has developed a technology allowing the manufacture of GaN wafers with carrier concentrations between 2x1017 and 2x1020 cm-3. Currently, the standard n-type product has a carrier concentration of 1019cm-3. To meet the market demand, Ammono is introducing new products based on an innovative n-type material which has a higher transparency and a lower carrier concentration of 3x1017cm-3. The dislocation density in this ma...
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2011-09-27

AIX G5 HT MOCVD System for LG Electronics GaN/Si Applications

LG Electronics Woomyeon R&D Campus (LG Electronics Advanced Research Institute),recently has ordered one AIX G5 HT MOCVD system in an 8x6-inch wafer configuration to develop GaN-on-Silicon power electronics. In addition, the contract also includes a cooperation agreement in order to optimise LGE´s GaN/Si processes and to accelerate its proprietary device-oriented production. The reactor was ordered in the first quarter of 2011 and following delivery in the third quarter of 2011 will be installed and commissioned by a local Aixtron service s...
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The new versions of the PointLED and Firefly LEDs are Osram Opto Semiconductors’ latest additions to its portfolio for use in mobile applications such as fitness tracking and health monitoring. Osram can therefore offer its customers a g... READ MORE