2014-10-13

Khatod Optical Solutions for Lighting

Khatod products leverage nearly three decades of hands-on experience with the toughest challenges in making lenses for SSL in a wide range of applications. Since our inception in 1985, unique on the international scene, Khatod has specified and developed the entire product process 100 percent in-house, Milano, Italy. A full optical service – from project to object - encompassing all the product development processes based on the latest in technology. Khatod offers full series of optical solutions for endless applications as well as a great capability in the realization of custom optics. We are able to develop the customers’ projects by collaborating with their designers or being their designers.
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2014-10-09

Former Speaker at LEDforum Receives Nobel Prize in Physics

Shuji Nakamura, a former speaker at LEDinside’s LEDforum and a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014, along with Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano on Tuesday in Sweden. Their breakthrough work in blue LED semi-conductors in the early 1990s put an end to a three-decade technology stalemate. Emergence of blue LEDs finally made white light achievable by combining blue, red and green LEDs.
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2014-10-09

Lextar’s Flat Panel Light LEAFIA Wins Japan Good Design Award 2014

 Lextar Electronics Corp. (TAIEX: 3698, “Lextar” or the “Company), a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, debuted an ultra slim flat panel LED luminaire, LEAFIA, with a thickness of only 8mm and has been named a winner in Japan’s Good Design Award 2014. This is the fourth time Lextar has received recognition from the award. Lextar will unveil LEAFIA at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair taking place during October 27-30, 2014.
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2014-10-09

Ambitheater- Ambient Lighting with HDMI Pass-through and HDCP Support

While other ambient lighting products require technical knowledge or are limited to computer input. Ambitheater allows HDMI with HDCP support as well as whole room lighting for a full experience.
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2014-10-08

GPE Ardenghi Srl Introduces New Screen Printer With UV LED Curing From Phoseon Technology

GPE Ardenghi srl introduces the new Mod. GPE/24-LED automatic screen printer enabled by UV LED curing technology. The new machine is used for screen printing on pens, barrels and other small round articles. LED (light emitting diode) technology offers maximum UV output with significantly less energy consumption, along with cooler operating temperatures that allow for printing on heat sensitive substrates. 
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2014-10-07

Lighting Science Group Corporation Awarded 40th Patent for 2014

"This is the 40th patent granted in 2014,” said CEO Ed Bednarcik. “Our ability to spectrally tune light to deliver proven biological and physiological effect is a game changer that will have dramatic, positive impact on all living things. Our team of lighting engineers is continually finding ways to improve health and wellbeing by innovating and redefining how we use light. It is a huge competitive advantage for us.”
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2014-10-06

Taiwan Manufacturers Present Green Solutions at CEATEC JAPAN

The Green Trade Project Office under Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs is set to stage its fourth exhibition event for the 2014 Green Light campaign at the CEATEC JAPAN exhibition, scheduled to be held on October 07-11 at the Makuhari Messe exhibition complex.
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2014-10-02

GlacialTech Showcases New LED Luminaries and Drivers at the Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2014

GlacialTech., the lighting technology manufacturer, is attending the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2014 (Autumn edition) fromOctober 27-30 to showcase its latest energy efficient LED lighting products and introduce its new surface mounted down lights, bay lights, DALI products, and LED thermal solutions. GlacialTech invites all to visit the company's booth at the Hall 3 # 3D-C07.
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2014-09-23

Taiwan Manufacturers Revisit Istanbul to Showcase LED Lighting Solutions

The Green Trade Project Office under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs is set to return to Istanbul for the third exhibition event of its 2014 Green Light campaign, leading a delegation of exhibitors to participate once again in the LED and LED Lighting Exhibition, scheduled to be held on September 25-28 at the Istanbul Expo Center (IFM).
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2014-09-22

Lunera Lighting's Helen Lamp is Chosen for the GSA's 2014 Green Proving Ground Program

Lunera® Lighting, a leader in lighting innovations accelerating the transformation to advanced LED technology, is pleased to announce the inclusion of the Helen Lamp in the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Green Proving Ground (GPG) program for fiscal year 2014. The selected Helen Lamp is a plug and play LED replacement for compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) commonly used in commercial buildings.
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2014-09-19

Access Fixtures to Debut LED Landscape Lighting at NECA 2014

Access Fixtures is headed to NECA 2014 Chicago and will debut its newest vandal-resistant LED Landscape lighting luminaires. These luminaires were designed with property owners in mind to reduce maintenance on landscape fixtures. Access Fixtures vandal-resistant lights do not have a glass lens, leaving almost nothing that can break from rocks, lawnmowers, or vandalism. Available in traditional styles as well as more modern styles, these fixtures are great for lighting signs, buildings and large landscaped areas.
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2014-09-19

Acuity Brands Wins 'Best in Class' Award at NGL SSL Design Indoor Competition

Six Acuity Brands LED and OLED lighting solutions were selected as winners of the 2014 Next Generation LuminairesTM (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Indoor Competition, including a prestigious 'Best in Class' award for a new LED luminaire series from Mark Architectural LightingTM. Additionally, Acuity Brands won half of all of the awards in the ‘Emerging’ technologies category with unique LED and OLED luminaires from Winona® Lighting.
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2014-09-18

New Research Proves Whiteness and Color Rendering Has a Strong Effect on LED Lamp Preference

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced today new psychophysical research proving that whiteness and color rendering have a strong effect on the perception of energy-efficient LED lighting. The study was approved by an Institutional Review Board and led by Kevin Houser at Penn State University.
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2014-09-18

Hubbell Lighting Receives IES Recognition for 12 Products

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today that 12 of its LED lighting and controls products have been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Committee as providing important advancements in lighting. The company has now received an impressive 42 IES Progress report selections supporting Hubbell’s technology leadership, which has been demonstrated over the past three years. Hubbell Lighting currently has the largest offering of LED residential and commercial fixtures recognized by IES.
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2014-09-18

USAI Lighting Clinches Two Awards In Next Generation Luminaires Competition

USAI® Lighting’s Color Select® and Max Output® product families were among those earning awards in the Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) Solid State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition, sponsored by the United States Department of Energy (DOE), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). Color Select and Max Output were among 266 entries in this year’s competition, which promotes excellence in the design of energy-efficient LED luminaires for commercial lighting applications. 
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2014-09-17

Alpha Presents Low Temperature Assembly of LED Packages on PET & Flexible Substrates at SMTA Int'l

Alpha, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials in collaboration with Multek, a global supplier of rigid and flexible printed circuits, will present a technical paper on mid-power LED package assembly on PET substrates, at the upcoming 2014 SMTAI show to be held in Rosemont, Illinois.
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2014-09-15

AmeriLights: Why Lighting Design Is Important for Restaurants

How important is lighting design for restaurants? Does lighting affect the dining experience?
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2014-09-11

Xicato Shines a Spotlight on LED Technology at Chicago Field Museum of Natural History

Xicato, enablers of the Internet of Lights, will sponsor the Midwest Sustainable Lighting Symposium, hosted by the world famous Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, on Friday, September 12, from 9:30am to 6:30pm CDT. The event will be an interactive and educational symposium featuring lectures from the Smithsonian Museum, an application tour and groundbreaking color preference research.
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2014-09-11

LpS 2014: LED Optics Design Meets Industrial Robotics

Innovational courage is the motto followed by opsira in all developments. The company is presenting a great highlight: Together with its partners KUKA and LED Linear the LED optics design experts demonstrate their goniophotometer robogonio in action with real measurements. Differentiating other solutions the robogonio offers flexible measurement solutions and full scope.
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2014-09-10

Lunera Lighting Makes World Class Hotels More Energy Efficient

Lunera® Lighting, Inc., a leader in lighting innovations accelerating the transformation to advanced LED technology announced today the positive impact of the Helen Lamp in the hospitality industry, through the release of two hotel case studies. Providing a superior guest experience is paramount for hoteliers, and the Helen Lamp delivers on this goal.
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2014-09-09

Dow Corning to Showcase LED Lighting Solutions at Light India

Dow Corning's authorized distributor in India, Kevin Electrochem, will showcase Dow Corning's innovative and high-performance silicon-based solutions for LED lighting at Light India from September 18 to 21st 2014 in New Delhi.
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2014-09-05

Sengled Introduces Smart LED Lights at IFA 2014

Sengled, a leading LED manufacturer from China introduces its extension of innovative Smart lighting products for consumers in the USA and Europe, with the new Pulse 7.1 LED + Wireless Audio System bulb (1 Master bulb can support up to 7 Satellite bulbs) and the Boost LED + Wi-Fi repeater bulb at IFA 2014. Earlier this year, Sengled launched its Pulse LED + Wireless Audio System starter kit 2.0 (1 Master bulb and 1 Satellite bulb) in the USA and Europe.
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2014-09-04

2014 IES Progress Report Distinguishes Acuity Brands as Leader of Integrated LED Lighting and Controls

A total of 11 LED lighting and controls solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) were selected for the 2014 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, which showcases the year's most significant developments in the art and science of lighting. Among the products selected were indoor and outdoor LED luminaires and advanced lighting controls that can be integrated to create a total lighting solution - ideal for reducing energy and maintenance costs - that delivers the finest quality of lighting tailored for a variety of facility needs.    
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2014-08-27

Acuity Brands to Showcase Latest OLED Designs at OLEDs World Summit 2014

Acuity Brands, Inc. will showcase its latest OLED product offerings at the OLEDs World Summit 2014, Sept. 16 - 18, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif. Additionally, two of the company's OLED experts - Peter Ngai and Jeannine Wang - will be featured in the conference's "Path to Commercialization of OLED Lighting"education session on Thursday, Sept. 18.
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2014-08-22

LpS 2014 – Symposium for Integrated LED Lighting System Designs

A new holistic and interactive approach has been incorporated into the LED professional Symposium +Expo 2014 (LpS 2014). Multidisciplinary expert talks, hands on workshops and interactive group discussions will take place in Bregenz, Austria, from September 30th to October 2nd. Attendees will be inspired to create new designs and engineering concepts for future LED lighting systems in order to transform innovations to the next level.  
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2014-08-18

U.S.Manufacturer DRSA Secures Contracts to Refit Yachts with LED Lighting

DRSA, a supplier of marine LED lighting, has recently secured over 12 major contracts to refit yachts ranging between 100 feet and 175 feet (30.48 to 53.34 meters) with LED lighting.
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2014-08-12

LightFreq Takes Kickstarter by Storm, Reaches US $50,000 Target in 4 Days

LightFreq - the revolutionary new way to bring light and sound to your home - has today announced its US $50,000 Kickstarter goal has been reached within just four days of its official launch. With funding now secured, the LightFreq will now be going into production, with backers expecting to receive their LightFreqs by February 2015. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lightfreq/733759399?token=aa557b8a
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2014-08-06

Asensetek Launches Android App for Smart Spectrometer

Ever since Asensetek announced the world's first " Handheld Smart Spectrometer - Lighting Passport" in 2013, it won the users' majority praise and trust. Today, we're even more excited to tell you that the Android App, "Spectrum Genius Mobile" (SGM) and "Spectrum Genius Essence" (SGE), have launched in the market. Along with it, the PC software, "Spectrum Genius Advanced" and "Spectrum Genius Standard", have also being improved with a lot of new features.
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2014-07-30

The A+ Group Reported Using GL Optic Smart Spectrometer to Evaluate LED Retrofits

Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, partner with German company, GL Optic, to supply handheld and laboratory spectrometers and integrating spheres for next generation lighting quality control and research applications. Analytik report on The A+ Group using the GL SPECTIS 1.0 touch light measuring spectrometer for workspace lighting assessment and LED retrofit projects.
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2014-07-24

Wearable LED Bike Signal Lights Useeme Launches Indiegogo Crowdfund Project

A revolutionary new gear can make urban biking a lot safer all around the world – it only needs a little push from the international cycling community.Useeme is a motion controlled LED wristband that is turned on automatically by standard cycling hand signals. The inventor is a Hungarian cyclist who brought the idea to life together with his family and now they turn to crowdfunding to start serial production. Their campaign on Indiegogo ends on August 9, 2014 and 200 people can still claim a perk to test the gadget before the official launch.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE