2014-04-15

AUO to Launch UHD 4K Curved LCD TV Displays with Wide Color Gamut

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") announced  that it will set “Experience the Ultimate with Curved Ultra High Definition” as the theme and participate in China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014 in Shenzhen from April 10 to 12. AUO will demonstrate its full series of 42 to 65-inch UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays with wide color gamut that are mass produced ahead of the industry, curved monitor displays, and ultra high resolution smartphone displays. The Company aims to satisfy consumers' diverse needs for visual enjoyment with its ultra high resolution and complete product lines. 
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2014-04-15

HPLighting Attends 2014 IR + UV EXPO in Yokohama, Japan

In order to enhance the market for industrial applications of UV LED curing, Taiwan HPLighting has chosen industry's most advanced high quality UV LED chip and special UV LED packages to make UV LED devices with higher efficiency , uniform light irradiance, low power consumption , long life and environmentally friendly features.
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2014-04-10

GE and Walmart Team Up for LED Lighting Transform on a Global Scale

Walmart announced plans today to purchase energy-efficient LED ceiling lighting fixtures for new supercenters in the United States, stores in Asia and Latin America, and Asda locations in the United Kingdom. The new fixtures will use 40 percent less energy than lighting sources historically used in stores, and will help further the retailer’s goal to reduce the kilowatt hour (kWh) per square foot of energy required to power Walmart’s buildings globally 20 percent by 2020. This is Walmart’s largest purchase of GE LED lighting to date, and the most recent example of leadership from Walmart and GE to find and scale innovative, energy-efficient lighting solutions.
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2014-04-08

Samsung Smart Home Becomes Reality, Set To Transform Everyday Life

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service. The service will first be rolled out in Korea and the United States, with more countries around the world added throughout the year. The service makes home automation effortless and easy, with a single app that makes it possible to connect and control home appliances, TVs and mobile devices. 
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2014-04-07

LG Innotek Displays Full Range of LED Lighting Solutions in Frankfurt

LG Innotek, a leading global electronics components manufacturer, will showcase more than 100 LED products at the Light + Building 2014 trade show in Frankfurt, Germany from March 30 to April 4, 2014.
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2014-04-07

Philips and Aruba Collaborate in Island-wide LED Lighting Transformation

Royal Philips and Aruba signed a Memorandum of Innovation, a strategic partnership to help the island of Aruba meet its goal of running on 100 percent sustainable energy by 2020, enabled by Philips’ lighting and innovation expertise. In support of the Aruba government’s Smart Island Strategy for sustainability, Philips will help revamp the island’s entire public lighting system by completing an in-depth assessment and providing solutions for public buildings and outdoor lighting systems. It will also transform Aruba into a showcase of innovation in the region. 
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2014-04-03

LIGTHUP LED to Expand Overseas Market Share in Saudi Arabia and UAE Markets

LIGHTUP LED announced a site-wide promotion for the customers from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It hopes to expand its market share there with its high quality LED lights, especially its LED wash lights, flood lights and panel lights.
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2014-04-03

Bridgelux Announces 10 Year Warranty for Vero Series LED COB

Bridgelux is proud to announce that its new Vero™ Series LED array light source will be backed with the world’s first 10-year warranty for Chip-on-Board (COB) products. Built to reflect the impressive lifespan of LED lighting, the announcement provides customers and end-users with a new level of confidence backed by the performance of Bridgelux® Vero Series LED arrays.
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2014-04-03

Lumenova Seizes Top 3 Energy Star Positions in R20, BR30 and BR40 Categories

CRS Electronics Inc., a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting products, announced that its Lumenova(TM) lamps seized the Top 3 Energy Star Positions in R20, BR30 and BR40 Categories.
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2014-04-02

Eaton’s LED Technology Enhances Ambient Lighting with Efficient and Uniform Illumination

Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of the Neo-Ray Index light-emitting diode (LED) pendant luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division. The suspended luminaire features unique, adjustable optical panels and incorporates patented WaveStream™ LED technology to efficiently improve light quality and reduce total power consumption for indoor ambient applications. 
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2014-04-02

LG Chem Exhibits World's Largest OLED Light Panels at Light + Building 2014

LG Chem is currently participating in the biannual Light + Building Exhibition held at Messe Frankfurt. 
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2014-04-02

Philips Displays the OneSpace Luminous Ceiling at Light+Building 2014

Philips revealed an innovative luminous panel that can cover a whole ceiling with homogenous white light. The panel will be displayed at Light + Building, the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building services technology in Frankfurt (March 30 – April 4, 2014).
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2014-04-01

LG LED Modules for Outdoor Lighting Now Available in 3000K

Access Fixtures now offers LG LED modules used in wall packs, bollard lights, and flood lights in 3000K. Until now, most LED outdoor lighting has used cool white or daylight lighting, a harsh bluish white light.
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2014-04-01

LG Showcases Smart Lighting at Light + Building

LG Electronics (LG) will mark the expansion of its global lighting business by introducing its newest lighting products at the Light+Building 2014 trade show from March 30 to April 4 at the Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre in Germany. Under the theme of Simply Smart in Lighting, LG will showcase advanced lighting technologies in the areas of Energy Savings & Payback, Connect & Control and Comfort & Well-being.
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2014-03-31

Osram Research Achievement Provides Further Innovation for LED Products

An Osram research team has succeeded in constructing the most efficient LED lamp in the world. The lamp in tubular form consumes only half the power of currently common fluorescent and LED tubes, and also achieves significantly superior colour rendering. 
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2014-03-26

Verbatim Showcases Innovative Optics for Improved LED Lamp Performance

With just under a week to go before the start of the trade show Light+Building, Verbatim announce they will unveil a number of LED lamp innovations from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation: a dichroic-effect MR16 LED lamp; advanced omnidirectional optics for Classic A lamps; and the development of a range of true-colour flame candle lamps utilizing VxRGB technology.
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2014-03-25

Seoul Semiconductor Launches Acrich MJT 2525 Series

The Acrich MJT 2525 series features Seoul Semiconductor's proprietary high voltage architecture "Acrich MJT- Multi-Junction chip Technology" in a mid-power package enabling simpler, smaller, cheaper and more efficient driver topologies.
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2014-03-24

Los Angeles Dodgers Use LED Lights to Combat Jetlag & Enhance Performance

When the Los Angeles Dodgers play the first two games of the 2014 MLB regular season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney, Australia, the players will be aided by some of the same technology and expertise that NASA relies upon for its astronauts.
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2014-03-24

Access Fixtures Announces New LED Stainless Steel Bollard Light

Access Fixtures continues to expand its line of stainless steel LED bollard lights with a new model featuring a classic reflector and 10 watt LED. The new LED stainless steel bollard light is equipped with a standard reflector to help distribute the light downwards. Beyond leading architectural fashion, the bollard light is constructed with a die cast aluminum interior and stainless steel exterior. The stainless steel housing prevents corrosion, rust, and stains typically caused by years of exposure to the elements. The cast aluminum interior provides structural strength and additional heat sinking. Bollard lights provide light and safety on path and walkways in commercial, municipal and residential areas.
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2014-03-24

Green Choice LED’s Solar Powered LED Street Light Project Considered a Success

Recently Green Choice LED completed a first of its kind solar powered streetlight project for the city of Shenandoah, Texas in late January. Now, the streets of Shenandoah Valley subdivision are illuminated by eighty-one solar powered LED streetlights.
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2014-03-20

Ameresco Initiates Energy Savings Performance Contract for U.S. General Services Administration

Ameresco, Inc. announced that project construction of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)’s $45 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) is underway. The ESPC will serve two federal buildings within the GSA’s National Capital Region outside of Washington, D.C.
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2014-03-19

Konica Minolta Opens Plant to Mass Produce Plastic Substrate Flexible OLED Lighting Panels

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced the construction of a plant at Konica Minolta Kofu Site (Chuo-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture) for mass production of plastic substrate flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting panels toward a stronger development of its OLED lighting business in fiscal 2014 and forward. The construction will be complete in the summer of 2014. The plant is scheduled to start mass production in the fall of 2014.
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2014-03-19

New Ford F-150 Offers Tougher, Brighter, More Efficient LED Headlamps

Until now, headlamps often needed to be replaced long before the end of a vehicle’s life. For the all-new 2015 Ford F-150, Ford wanted durable headlamps that would last as long, or longer, than the truck. Ford lighting expert John Teodecki and his team found the answer in technology they believe could change truck lighting forever – light-emitting diodes, or LEDs.
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2014-03-18

Acuity Brands Expands Quick Ship Program to Feature Architectural LED Luminaires

Acuity Brands, Inc. announces its new Mark Architectural Lighting™ On the Mark Quick Ship program, which ships a variety of architectural grade specification luminaires in 10 business days. The program features the largest selection of LED products available in quick ship programs of major architectural ambient manufacturers.
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2014-03-18

CompaVis LED Illumination Series Provides a New Perspective for Factory Automation

Factory automation and inspection carried out by machine vision systems is becoming increasingly important in the production processes of diverse industries such as automotive, electronics and pharmaceutical packaging. To support high-performance image processing, SCHOTT MORITEX has increased its product portfolio of lighting and illumination systems with its new CompaVis™ LED series. The series consists of 40 different models in a variety of configurations and colors.
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2014-03-18

X-FAB to Exhibit AC/DC Converters and AC LED Applications at Applied Power Electronics

X-FAB Silicon Foundries will exhibit its high-performance power management solutions in 0.18 and 0.35 micrometer technologies at the Applied Power Electronics (APEC) 2014 Conference and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas, next week. These solutions include its ultra-high-voltage CMOS process and a new analog cell library available in its XU035 process that helps engineers design monolithic AC/DC converters. APEC is the premier event in Applied Power Electronics™; it focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business.
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2014-03-18

Petra Systems Introduces New Smart City Solutions

Petra Solar, a global technology provider for the renewable energy, energy efficiency, and distributed power generation markets, announced that it has changed its name to Petra Systems.
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2014-03-17

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting ZEVO LED Line will Heat Up the 2014 Hot Import Nights Season

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting will shine during this year’s Hot Import Nights season and serve as the presenting sponsor of HIN events for the third consecutive year. HIN – featuring import, sport, compact and exotic cars – is the largest consumer car show tour featuring highly modified import, sport compact, European and exotic cars.
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2014-03-17

Access Fixtures Comprehensive Guide Changes the Way Customers Choose Bollard Lights

Access Fixtures has published a new comprehensive guide documenting everything a customer should know when selecting bollard lights. Bollard lights are outdoor light fixtures that are ideal for illuminating walkways, streets, and driveways of commercial and public areas. While bollard light styles vary, optics, lamp type and wattage can be different as well. 
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2014-03-17

Diode LED Introduces Its Architectural-Grade LED Tape Light Portfolio

Diode LED®, the recognized U.S. based provider of a comprehensive line of LED solutions and accessories, adds high performance LED tape light products with 80+ and 90+ color rendering index (CRI) to meet the needs of architects, designers and lighting contractors.
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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

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