2011-06-20

Philips Installs LED Lighting in Co-operative Group’s London Store

Reportedly, Philips has supplied its LED products to the Co-operative Group’s new flagship store in The Strand, London. Philips has installed its PowerBalance direct/indirect LED luminaire which allows passage of light across the ceiling and downwards into the facility. With Philips’s luminaire, the company can consumes 25% less energy compared to other traditional fluorescent luminaires. Philips has also provides Affinium LDM422 VISION PLUS canopy LED module for its refrigerated multi-deck display cabinets. The luminaire incorporates a...
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2011-06-17

Dialight Forms Dialight Japan KK to Tap into Japan LED Lighting Market

Dialight recently has form Dialight Japan KK in Hamamatsu as a further step in the company’s global thrust into the industrial and hazardous LED lighting market.   Dialight Japan KK has signed agreements to acquire the assets and contracts of its Japanese distributor, I-Spec Ltd for an upfront consideration of £0.2m and a 25% stake in Dialight Japan KK. The industrial and hazardous lighting segment is highly regulated and there are in excess of 50,000 industrial facilities in Japan making this one of the world’s largest industrial / hazardou...
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2011-06-16

HomeLights Partners with Bridgelux to Promote LED products

Recently, LED lighting company, HomeLights, has partnered with Bridgelux, to introduce a new generation of LED products to be sold through one of the world's largest retailers. HomeLights has selected Bridgelux’s industry-leading, high flux density LED Array technology to enable their new series of energy efficient, environmentally-friendly spotlight luminaires and bulbs. In addition, HomeLights and Bridgelux also partners on new and unique LED lighting solutions that will be sold directly by HomeLights in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Benel...
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2011-06-14

Osram Relaxed about Samsungs Counter Claims in Korea

Osram had not seen Samsung’s complaint yet and did not know its specific content which has been issued in Korea. According to a spokesperson, Osram is well prepared regarding possible steps by Samsung and is therefore relaxed about the move by the counter claimant. Osram regards Samsung’s move as a typical counter attack of a defendant. Anticipating this move Osram had analyzed Samsung’s patent portfolio thoroughly before taking any legal actions and concluded that none of Samsung’s IP will cause a problem for any of OSRAM’s products. Osra...
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2011-06-10

ERC Strengthens Partnerships for LED Marketplace

Reportedly, the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Centre (ERC) led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,  has set up 21 key industrial partners including Osram Sylvania and Taiwan-based Epistar to help guide the centre’s leading-edge research programs and hasten the transition of important innovations from the lab bench to the marketplace. The ERC is led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is dedicated to developing new LED technologies and applications for smarter, better-performing lighting devices and systems. At present, the ERC team i...
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2011-06-10

Philips LED Lighting Lights up Belgium Museum

Philips has installed 1,000 Philips Fortimo LED SLM modules 2000lm 33W/830 in the ‘MAS’ (Museum aan de Stroom) in Antwerp, Belgium making the ‘MAS’ the first museum in the Benelux illuminating all its precious art with LED lighting. The Philips Fortimo LED SLM module 2000lm 33W/830 is the LED spot that was selected for this unique lighting project. It has a color temperature of 3000 K and a higher light output than a 100W halogen light source. The module is dimmable. Because of lower maintenance and energy costs than with h...
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2011-06-10

LED Luminaires from LI-EX Deploy OSRAM LEDs in the Entrance Area of the New "Stachus Passagen" in Munich

For decades, OSRAM’s former slogan – “Hell wie der lichte Tag– As bright as broad daylight" has been gracing the facade of buildings at Munich's Karlsplatz roundabout. Now the light manufacturer is also represented in the underground area of this bustling city-centre square, in the form of its subsidiary OSRAM Opto Semiconductors: the challenge was to implement the lighting concept in the entrance area of the newly redesigned station (for the S-Bahn suburban network and U-Bahn city metro). Schmidt-König, planning office for light...
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2011-06-08

Europe New Street Light

A new EUROPE solar streetlight will be showcased by Spanish company Eurener, which based on LED technology and powered by the sun. The system features high-capacity light, long life and low power consumption. The new calculation system has been devised to adapt Eurener’s system in all variations (solar streetlights and bus shelters, lighting autonomous houses) to any geographical area in the world covering the specific needs of the user. The customer can get a customized installation of the product in terms of the specific terrain and weather conditions. ...
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2011-06-08

Philips Lighting Launched New LED Strips

Philips Lighting has launched Philips Fortimo LED Strip system, a new module and driver for OEMs to start tackling general lighting and explicit areas where fluorescent is central. The Philips Fortimo LED Strip system consists of LED pcb modules of 280mm (630Lm) convoyed by a programmable Xitanium 75w driver in T5 shaped linear housing, which is fully dimmable and compatible with DALI controls, such as the Philips ActiLume system....
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2011-06-08

U.S. Department of Energy visits Optogan for possible projects in solid state lighting between Russia and the US

The U.S. delegation headed by U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu (PhD) visited the Optogan LED production plant in St. Petersburg. Nobel Laureate Steven Chu (PhD) is a recognized expert in the development of energy efficient technologies. The aim of the official visit of the US delegation to Russia was to become acquainted with Russian industry innovation and to search for possible ways to implement joint projects in energy and energy efficiency. Mutual projects were discussed within the Working Group on Energy and Environment - a bilateral...
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2011-06-07

Siemens Filed a Patented LED Lighting Technology Lawsuit against Samsung and LG

Lately, Siemens has filed a lawsuit with Samsung and LG in Germany and the United States, claiming the two companies infringed on Siemens’s patented LED lighting technology.   The technology transforms blue light into white light, a feature used in some flat-panel televisions and increasingly in common household LED light bulbs.   The German lawsuit was filed in Hamburg. In the United States, Siemens filed its complaints with the International Trade Commission in Washington and in United States District Court in Wilmington, Del. Siemens s...
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2011-06-03

Philips Lumileds and Future Electronics Signed New Five-year Agreement

Reportedly,  Philips Lumileds and Future Electronics have expanded new five-year agreement builds on the decade long relationship that has enabled the development of solid-state lighting solutions worldwide. Steve Barlow, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Philips Lumileds, said that “Future Lighting Solutions has proven over the last decade that with LUXEON LEDs, highly trained LED solution engineers, and the core services of a global solutions provider, they are well positioned to support and enable the growing number of companies that w...
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2011-06-02

LED-lit micro-landscapes to be Installed in Madrid

The name Luzinterruptus which installed LED lighting and tiny animal figurines around the cities of Madrid and Barcelona operated by Urban artists. The project, entitled “Implanted Nature”, filled with soil and a rooting agent to add to the plants were a flock of small plastic animals including horses, sheep and cows and LED lighting. In order to respond to the lack of green spaces, they all covered by small portable domed “greenhouses” which protect from pollution and heavy rain. Fifty of the tiny green spaces were installed over five hours in one ...
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2011-06-01

Khatod KCLP1277 Series - Dark Lenses for Power LEDs

Following in the wake of innovation, Khatod is proud to unnveil DARK LENS, once again a new- concept-product, a first-of-its-kind anti-glare reflector for any Lambertian LED with dome size up to 8mm in diameter, and recommended flux up to 400 lumens. So far, all the solutions adopted to reduce the glare have based on mechanical devices or chemical anti-glare coatings. The glare reduction was achieved, but often with a significant decrease in lighting efficiency and flux uniformity. Advanced research, scientific rigour, great attention to the continuous evolution in LE...
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2011-06-01

Philips Revolutionising Home Lighting with New LED Light Bulbs

Philips today announced the New Zealand release of its LED (light emitting diode) range of light bulbs for the home. Delivering significant energy savings and with an exceptionally long life, LEDs are set to provide a step change in home lighting. Philips’ range of LED light bulbs use up to 80% less energy and can last up to 25 times longer than an incandescent bulb and are fully compatible with existing light fittings, making it hassle-free to make the switch.1 As well as presenting an opportunity for households to reduce their energy use, the Philips LED light b...
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2011-06-01

Aalberts Industries Targets to LED Market through Lamers’ Sales Channels

Reportedly, Aalberts Industries N.V. has signed an agreement with the Air Liquide group to buy out 100% of the shares of Dutch based firm Lamers High Tech Systems B.V. (Lamers) in the Netherlands subject to antitrust clearance. It’s said that since 1984, Lamers has been active in the development, engineering, manufacturing, assembling, testing and qualification of systems for control and distribution of high purity gases and chemicals. The systems are used in photolithography systems supplied to the semiconductor industry and MOCVD equipment supplied to the L...
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2011-05-31

OSRAM Extends its LED Product Portfolio in the Low-power Range (< 1 W)

Uniform illumination in linear and flat lighting solutions The new product family in the low-power range from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors starts with Duris E 3. The small dimensions and wide beam angle of these new LEDs make them ideal for applications that require uniform illumination. These highly efficient LEDs can be used as replacements for conventional fluorescent lamps in T5 or T8 luminaires for example. Duris E 3 has been designed specifically for applications that call for uniform distribution of light, high efficiency and low procurement costs. The main ...
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2011-05-23

Philips Invested EUR 40 million in Aachen OLED Facility

Recently, Royal Philips Electronics have poured EUR 40 million to increase its production capacity for OLED-based lighting at its facility in Aachen, Germany, to support the rapid growth of Philips’ OLED business, with increased availability of Philips OLED modules for high-end design lighting applications for decorative and ambience creation purposes. This additional capacity at Philips’ OLED facility in Aachen is expected to be available in 2012. In addition, Philips also recently opened its Lumiblade Creative Lab in Aachen, inviting li...
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2011-05-20

AIXTRON Received Samsung’s G5 HT MOCVD Planetary Reactor Orders

Recently, AIXTRON has received a large multiple order of its G5 HT MOCVD Planetary Reactor for the industry standard LED production platform from Samsung LED. The new systems will be installed within this year at Samsung’s latest state-of-the-art production facility and be used for volume production of HB blue and white GaN-based LEDs for television back-light units and LED lamps for solid-state lighting applications. Samsung LED has been using AIX 2800G4 HT GaN MOCVD systems for several years. Following successful commission...
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2011-05-17

Philips Launches First EnduraLED A21 17-watt Light Bulb Replacement for the 75-watt

Reportedly, Philips will show off the world’s first EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb replacement for the 75-watt light bulb t the LIGHTFAIR® International tradeshow, May 17-19, 2011. Asidesfrom the replacement of 75-watt incandescent light bulb, the EnduraLED A21 17-watt is the latest addition to Philips’ comprehensive portfolio of LED bulbs that can replace traditional incandescents including 25W and 40W equivalents, as well as the ENERGY STAR-qualified Philips EnduraLED 12.5-watt bulb. Those specifications call for deliver...
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2011-05-16

British Company Helps Sri Lanka Go Green

Reportedly, Carbon Futures , Hong Kong-based British company, plans to introduce LED lighting to Sri Lanka for the replacement of even compact fluorescent lights. According to Anthony Arman, Managing Director of Carbon Futures, the two-member team of British experts headed by him has already informed the Sri Lankan government agencies they are ready to assist in addressing the country’s carbon emission reduction policies, by advising them on the most equitable pathway to realizing significant additional revenue streams, whilst achieving full compliance with exis...
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2011-05-12

Dialight Launches New 4”x6” LED Low Beam Headlamp

Dialight has launched its new LED Low Beam 4”x6” Headlamp to its growing line of SAE/DOT approved LED lighting products for mass transit busses and commercial vehicles. the Dialight Low Beam Headlamp  is made in the USA Exact-fit replacement for conventional low-beam units uses 70% less energy than incandescents and one-third the energy of the leading LED competitor in its class. It operates at less than 14 watts. Where typical conventional headlamps require replacement about once every nine months, the Dialight unit offers a life expectan...
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2011-05-11

A New LED Concept from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Achieves 30 Percent Greater Luminous Efficacy with a High Color Rendering Index

“Brilliant-Mix” LED concept for warm white feel-good light Warm white light with a high luminous efficacy (110 lm/W) and a color rendering index (CRI) of more than 90 are the result of the new “Brilliant-Mix” concept from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. The intelligent color mix based on powerful OSLON SSL LEDs in EQ-White and Amber covers a broad white spectrum from 2700 to 4000 K. Depending on the required luminous flux, a different number of these LEDs can be combined to produce warm white feel-good light of high quality that w...
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2011-05-10

Seoul Semiconductor Defends Philips Patent Infringement

Recently, Seoul Semiconductor has initiated two actions asserting claims of patent infringement against Philips which was filed in Germany in March and in Korea in May, individually. The Korean company respects the intellectual property rights of others and believes that its products do not infringe Philips' patents. As a result, Seoul Semiconductor intends to vigorously defend the U.S. patent infringement action brought by Philips that is limited to a handful of Seoul Semiconductor products. Seoul Semiconductor holds thousands of patents worldwide directed ...
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2011-05-10

ETC Selador Lustr® LEDs Illuminate Historic Royal Wedding Dresses

An exhibition of historic bridal dresses just got the royal treatment – lit by ETC’s Selador® Lustr LED luminaires. The priceless dresses date to 1816 and were recently on display in Kensington Palace, London, ahead of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) chose London-based production company Entec Sound & Light to supply the lighting design and equipment for the limited-time showing, opened briefly to leading news media for global coverage. Entec’s Richard Lambert employed the Lustr® wh...
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2011-05-06

Digital Lumens LEDs to Entry into Europe Market

Digital Lumens has intended to sell its high-efficiency LED lighting systems in Europe, as the next step in Digital Lumens' strategy to make its solution available around the world. The company’s products have been certified by CE listing to meet requirements for safety, health, environment and consumer protection in Europe. It also identified French firm LED-Solution LibertyLum as a reseller partner for the products. According to the company, it can cut energy cost by as much as 90 percent with its technology. Additionally, the systems combine LED...
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2011-05-04

Instrument Systems Launches Large Integrating Sphere for Testing SSL Light Sources

1.9 meter integrating sphere for measuring total radiant power and luminous flux The ISP 2000 from Instrument Systems is the latest pioneering development launched by the leading manufacturer of light measurement systems worldwide. This integrating sphere has been specifically designed with a diameter of 1.9 meters to facilitate precise measurement of total radiant power and luminous flux at lamps, luminaires and large LED modules. The ISP 2000 is the largest member of the well-established family of premium integrating spheres produced by Instrument Systems. It incorpo...
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2011-04-29

LUXEON LEDs Provides New Lighting Solution for High Quality Illumination

Philips Lumileds has introduced new lighting solution for its LUXEON LEDs, which supplies an approach to efficient, high quality illumination with white as well as royal blue LEDs for remote phosphor solutions. Illumination Grade LUXEON LEDs providing high quality illumination in white light by a broad selection of CRI and CCT combinations, high efficacy at operating temperatures (Tj 85°C), superior light output at operating temperatures, uniform color throughout the beam, LED to LED consistency, minimal or no color shift at operating conditions,...
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2011-04-28

Switch Lighting 75 Watt Equivalent Warm White LED Replacement Bulb

Switch Lighting has introduced its new 75 watt equivalent warm white LED replacement bulb for the replacement of incandescent and CFL lighting in residential and commercial applications. With "City of Light"TM technology, the bulb creates a self-cooling environment inside, allowing maximum brightness with fewer LEDs. Switch is designing their LED bulbs to meet Cradle to Cradle? principles-continuously and cost-effectively recovering all materials from the used light bulbs and safely biodegrading or recycling them. Because of the unique cooling system...
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2011-04-25

A New Colour-changing Remote Controlled LED Bulb

There is a new colour-changing remote controlled LED bulb with 16 colour combinations and 4 separate lighting effects, which you can control the ambience of your room with the click of a button – from chilled-out phasing glow to at-home strobe disco without even leaving the comfort of your armchair. Besides, due to its powerful 6 watt glow – standard LED bulbs clock in at 4.5 watts – it’s bright enough for use as an overhead light. with a life expectancy of over 50,000hours, you can be pretty sure your bulb won’t croak it in the middle of a mood-en...
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Philips Lighting has expanded its innovative LED connected lighting indoor positioning system in North America. Today at the LIGHTFAIR International tradeshow in San Diego, the company announced a new luminaire, the Philips Day-Brite LED Linea... READ MORE

Minebea Co., Ltd., an innovator of LED technologies, today announced the North American release of its connected LED lighting system, the Smart Adjustable Light for the Internet of Things (SALIOT), at LIGHTFAIR International 2016, the world&rs... READ MORE