2015-12-24

Brightek Launches New 365nm UVA LED

In the wavelength domain of UVA, 365nm is another main wavelength beside 385nm~405nm, and it is mainly applied to:
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2015-12-24

EVERLIGHT Introduces Energy Efficient Color Sensor for Displays

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, announces the introduction of the company’s first RGB integrated color sensor. Based on CMOS technology and therefore able to operate at a minimum supply voltage of 1.7 volts, the CLS-16D17-34-DF6 adjusts the brightness of display equipment with less power consumption than comparable color sensor devices which almost all operate at a minimum of 2.7 volts.
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2015-12-21

Can Philips Lead the Smart Lighting Industry Developments with Hue Bridge?

A Philips Hue software update last Wednesday banned third-party LED bulbs from pairing up with Hue Bridge created a lot of backlash, according to a Chinese-language ifanr report. A day later the company reversed the decision to embrace third-party bulb support once more.
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2015-11-16

Stanley Electric Launches New OLED Taillights

Japanese lighting manufacturer Stanley Electric showcased its latest OLED taillights at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015, which took place from Oct 29 to Nov 8, 2015, reported Nikkei Technology.
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2015-10-13

USDA and NIFA Awards US $1.7M in Lighting Research to Keep Plants Healthy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) have awarded US $1.7 million to study the novel use of light to suppress a broad group of plant pathogens affecting sustainable production of organically grown crops. 
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2015-10-06

City Lights beyond Illumination

Kees van der Klauw, Senior Vice President at Philips Research shares his insights on smart city streetlights in this blog entry. Within ten years, two out of three people will be living in urban areas, many of them in big cities, which means – now more than ever – that these cities need to be functional and sustainable.
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2015-05-26

Hikaru Skirt Launches Crowdfunding Project in Japan

Kiyoyuki Amano, the designer of the sensual LED mini skirt Hikaru Skirt, has kicked off a crowdfunding project for the skirt on Japanese crowdfunding platform Makuake.
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2015-05-25

Billion Electric to Unveil Remote Interior Lighting Control System at Computex 2015

Billion Electric, one of the largest cellular CPE and energy management solution providers in the Asia-Pacific rim, will debut Billion’s Interior Lighting Control and Management System (ILCMS) designed to remotely monitor and manage residential, commercial and industrial luminaries during Computex, Taipei from June 2nd -4th. Incorporating the Billion’s BEsmart Energy Monitoring Cloud and Smartphone APP, operators not only can track the energy consumption of different lighting fixtures, but also schedule certain dimming time to automatically switch lighting on/off to minimize energy waste, boost lighting efficiency and save up utility at an economic cost.
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2015-05-05

Philips Showcases Latest in Connected Lighting and Unique Applications of LEDs at LIGHTFAIR 2015

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced it will showcase the latest innovations in connected lighting systems, including Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) luminaires, app-based controls and cloud-based technologies at LIGHTFAIR International 2015. On display at the Philips booth #1207 will be luminous carpets and ceilings, as well as unique lighting systems, such as HealWell for hospital environments, new applications that allow remote management of lighting technologies, to demonstrate how Philips continues to deliver value beyond illumination to meet the unique goals of businesses, organizations and individuals.
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2015-04-23

Oregon State University Unveils LED-based LiFi System

Researchers at Oregon State University have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information.
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2014-06-05

ALKILU to Market Consumer OLED Lights with Aid from LG Chem

ALKILU Enterprises today announced that its line of affordable OLED products is now available for pre-order on the company's website. The announcement coincides with the 25th Annual Lightfair International in Las Vegas, Nevada – the site of ALKILU's debut in January 2014 as part of the Consumer Electronics Show.
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2014-06-05

Lutron Announces Smart, Connected Home and Lighting System

Creating a smarter and more connected home has never been easier. Today, Lutron Electronics, the leading manufacturer of energy-saving, wireless lighting and motorized shades, announced the introduction of the Lutron Smart Bridge and the Lutron app — its smart, connected home mobile solution for the do-it-yourself or do-it-for-me consumer.
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2014-06-04

Acuity Brands Connects LiFi Technology with Retail

Acuity Brands, Inc. demonstrates lighting technology that empowers retailers to enhance customers’ experiences through their mobile devices and increase in-store sales. With more than 60 percent of mobile shoppers using smartphones while in-store, and 85 percent of consumers using retailers’ native apps or websites during shopping trips1 – retailers have a significant opportunity to engage consumers on smartphones. 
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2014-02-03

New Possibilities for OLED Based on a Single-Molecule LED

Research by Gaël Reecht, Fabrice Scheurer, Virginie Speisser and et al from University of Strasbourg, France luminescence can be achieved by a single polymer molecule, which could be the smallest possible OLED device, according to Physic Review article. Below is the synopsis for the report on Physical Review Letters by Don Monroe :
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2014-01-24

Foxconn Begins Sample Production of Sapphire Substrate Cover iPhones

Apple OEM partner Foxconn’s Lunhua factory in Shenzhen has begun test assembly of sapphire substrate display cover iPhones, according to Chinese-language Apple Daily report. Foxconn has packaged 100 sapphire substrate display cover phones. Despite the small number assembled it is a huge development for Foxconn. Foxconn has declined to comment on individual client conditions.
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2014-01-20

Philips Continues Smart Lighting Strategy in Japan

Tucked in the far corner of Lighting Japan 2014 show grounds last week, Philips Lighting booth attracted a huge crowd of visitors with its colorful Philips Hue LED bulb display. The company delivered a clear message of continuing its global strategy of promoting the colorful bulb at the show through a large cargo box display installed with 150 Philips Hue bulbs.
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2014-01-15

Lighting Japan 2014: OLED and Its Many Forms

The general conception for OLED applications has been: pretty fancy designs. In the past OLEDs have been mostly used in luxury luminaires, with hefty price tags that only a few can afford. However, manufacturers are looking beyond the niche market of designer made luminaires to more general markets at Lighting Japan 2014, a lighting exhibition event that runs through Jan. 15-17 at Tokyo Big Sight.
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2014-01-13

Andy Zhou Launches Flexible OLED Luminaire Plus Pendant

Australian designer Andy Zhou, a fresh 2013 graduate of Bachelors of Industrial Design at Monash University has introduced a flexible OLED luminaire that can be programmed to flex and display various lighting patterns. Below is a detailed introduction of the OLED luminaire from Zhou’s website:
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2014-01-10

Panasonic Exhibits Comprehensive 4K Solutions at CES 2014

Panasonic Corporation announced that it will exhibit its latest 4K products and technologies, as well as innovative 4K solutions for business with these 4K technologies at their core, at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics show, held from January 7 to 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, USA.
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2014-01-08

[Update] Belkin Expands WeMo Smart Lighting Product Line at 2014 CES

Continuing to evolve the WeMo platform of simple, ingenious connected home products, Belkin announced a slate of new WeMo devices including the WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs. Also on tap for the WeMo line at CES is a revised Android and iOS app offering improved functionality and enhanced lighting features. 
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2013-09-17

ITL/IST forge one-stop shop for UV LED solutions at LabelExpo 2013

Single sourcing UV solutions for all applications is a dominant feature of the 2011-forged strategic alliance of curing systems developers Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) and IST METZ GmbH . Both companies exhibit the full spectrum of products for the label printing industry and other industrial applications at this month’s LabelExpo (Sept 25-27th 2013, Brussels)  
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2013-09-14

Lumitec Set to Launch Three New Products at IBEX

Lumitec, a designer and manufacturer of marine LED lighting solutions, is set to premier three new products at IBEX September 17-19 at booth 2155. Lumitec will also reveal technology updates for some of their most popular lights.
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2013-09-13

Victoria and Albert Museum’s ‘David Bowie is’ video wall powered by Dataton WATCHOUT

The ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition was one of the most successful and technically complex shows at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. Opening to rave reviews on 23 March 2013 it was the best selling exhibition in the museum’s history. ‘David Bowie is’ is now on world tour starting at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada in September 2013.
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2013-09-12

Tridonic's Highly Flexible and Adjustable TALEXXconverter TOP Series

The TALEXXconverter TOP series rounds off Tridonic's new converter portfolio. In all the models in this series the current range can be adjusted in small steps between 350 milliamps (mA) and 1750 mA, depending on the wattage, to provide the perfect conditions for the particular application. Comfort and protection functions such as precise setting of the output current, temperature management and integrated temperature monitoring ensure reliable luminaire operation throughout its life.
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2013-08-29

German Company Dreipuls Launches Touchless Gesture LED Light

German lighting manufacturer and designer, Dreipuls, has launched a new contactless gesture recognition LED light AREA (short for alterable light). The long LED light can be turned on and off with simple hand gestures, and is ideal for lighting large areas, as well as areas with high hygiene standards.
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2013-08-27

O2Micro Introduces 3-Way LED Bulb Driver Controller With Power Factor Correction

O2Micro® International Limited today extended the Company's General Lighting product portfolio with the introduction of the patent pending OZ2083 3-Way LED Bulb Driver Controller with Power Factor Correction.
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2013-08-27

Erogear Releases Wearable Bluetooth LED Display System for Atheletes

Erogear, a leading provider of large-format wearable display technology today announced a new product line named “Fos.” These new devices are fabric patches each containing a high-brightness LED grid and Bluetooth for wireless display of 16-bit graphics, text and animations from any Bluetooth Classic or Low Energy device. Based on a new architecture, Fos averages less than 2mm thick, weighs 32 grams and is flexible as typical fabric.
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2013-08-23

Smartphone-Controlled Color LED Lighting Strips Now a Reality

Early adopters and gadget freaks are electrified by the news that LED strips that can be controlled from your mobile device are finally available to the public, with the launch of the new Chameleon LED Strip on FundAnything.com/chameleon.
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2013-08-22

GlacialLight LED Flood Lighting For Adverse Environments – GL-FL180

 An energy-efficient 175W AC flood light with corrosion, vibration and high temperature resistance
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2013-08-20

Larson Electronics Releases High Output Explosion Proof LED Flashlight with 5 Modes

LarsonElectronics.com has announced the addition of the EXP-LED-RL-FX5R Explosion Proof Rechargeable LED Flashlight to its growing line of portable and handheld explosion proof lighting equipment. U.L. and ATEX approved for hazardous location lighting, the EXP-LED-RL-FX5R is Class 1 Division 1 certified and an ideal portable lighting solution for operators in hazardous locations who require more than just a simple flashlight.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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