Hot Picks of the Week May 16-20

Highlights this week:

Reports from Taiwanese media have pointed out StrongLED might have acquired Osram Licht smart LED bulb OEM orders. The alliance formed between the two competitors in the smart light market is aimed at countering Philips Lighting’s advancements in the smart lighting sector, according to the report from Commercial Times. The group’s LED component business Osram Opto, sheds insight about new 10 degree binning color technology, aimed at providing more realistic view of color performance.

Dutch lighting giant Philips Lighting is expected to raise more than $950 million from its IPO, according to a report by Bloomberg earlier this week.

Opple Lighting finds itself embroiled in a trademark dispute with a Chinese electronic manufacturer over the usage of OUPU trademark on sockets, plugs, and electric wires.

For more this week please see below.

Editor recommendations

  1. StrongLED Rumored to Have Acquired Osram OEM Orders
  2. Philips Says Lighting Business IPO Could Raise More than $950 M
  3. Opple Lighting Sued By Electronic Manufacturer over Trademark Infringement
  4. Epistar Upholds Positive Outlook for Small Pitch LED Display Market
  5. Samsung Tops the OLED iPhone Supplier List, Followed by LG
  6. Osram Opto Releases TEN° Binning Which Provides a Smart Solution for Superb Color Consistency
  7. LED Streetlights Might Not Be As Cost Effective in Reducing Energy Consumption as Thought
  8. Dai Nippon Printing Raises OLED Panel Component Production
  9. Experts at RadTech 2016 Outlook for the UV LED Sector
  10. PPG Technology Applications to Expand in Wearables and Potentially Home Healthcare Applications

Innovative technologies

  1. British Research Prioritizes Human Factor in LED Design
  2. Harvard Researcher Develops Nanotechnology that Enhances Halogram Performance
  3. Northwestern University Finds Blue Light Exposure in the Evening Can Alter Metabolism
  4. FEP Micropatterns OLEDs with Electron Beam Technology

Government projects and resources

  1. DOE Announces Two Lab Funding Opportunities
  2. DOE Awards Three Grants to SSL Technology
  3. West Jordan in Utah to Replace 5,000 Streetlights with LEDs
  4. City of Waterloo in Canada Evaluates Smart LED Streetlight Upgrade
  5. Amerlux Completes LED Retrofit Lighting Project in Downtown LA
  6. Georgia Power to Upgrade Streetlights to LEDs and Slashes Energy Bill for Athens-Clarke County

Industry news

  1. Arecont Vision Technology Partners with IR Specialist iluminar
  2. UVC LED Vendor RayVio Receives $ 26M Investment from Chinese Investors
  3. OLED Production Equipment Maker Kateeva Receives US $88M in Series E Financing
  4. LED Linear GmbH Acquired by Fagerhult
  5. GE Makes Next Generation Interactive Lights through Crowdsourcing Competition
  6. Sensity Systems and Chinese Academy of Sciences to Construct Global Platform for Smart City Applications and Services
  7. Digital Lumens Partners up with Schneider Electric on Integrating Connected Lighting into Smart Building Systems
  8. LIA's New Laboratories Tested for Lighting Europe’s Compliant Lighting Initiative
  9. NEMA Sides with Consumers on Keeping Diverse Bulb Choices in U.S.
  10. The Lighting Industry Association Appoints New President
  11. Opple Lighting’s Nepali Distributor Supports Good Cause by Visiting Hospital and Rehab for Disabled Children

New products

  1. Lumileds Releases New Generation Cost Effective Compact COB Product Range
  2. Osram to Showcase Automotive LEDs at Automechanika Birmingham
  3. Luminis Adds New Architectural LED Lighting to Product Portfolio
  4. Thomas Research Products Adds New Low Wattage Phase Dimming LED Drivers
  5. Barberán to Showcase LED Curing From Phoseon Technology at Xylexpo
  6. New Cree Streetlights Delivers 25% Performance Increase for Highways Illumination
  7. Philips to Showcase Connected Lighting Technology at AIA Convention 2016 in Philadelphia
  8. RayVio Adds Portable UV LEDs for Water and Environments Disinfection
  9. SUSS MicroTec Unveils New Operator-Assisted Surface Laser Imagers
  10. EVERLIGHT Unveils 3030CLU Series for Exterior Automotive Applications
  11. litcase Mounts 100% Dimmable LED Selfie Lights to Your iPhones
  12. Eaton’s LED Products Honored in Next Gen Luminaires SSL Design Competition and LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards
  13. Fulham ThoroLED AC LED Retrofit Kits Certified as ENERGY STAR(R) Luminaire 2.0 Compliant
  14. Sony Showcases High-end Visual Display Solutions with Ultrafine LEDs
  15. IDS Unveils New OLED Display Panel at H/WExpo
  16. Universal Display to Dmonstrate Phosphorescent OLED Technologies at SID Display Week 2016

Lighting projects

  1. Osram Lighting Project in Poland Wins Lighting Design Award
  2. Manchester United Outperforms Competitors When Playing Under in LED Floodlights
  3. Spartanburg City Council Approves Public Art and Lighting Projects Funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies
  4. Ephesus Upgrades Hawkins Field of Vanderbilt University with LED Lighting System
  5. TDC Lights up Australia-based Library with Projection Mapping
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