2018-04-23

Light + Building 2018: MEAN WELL Keeps on Shining

From KNX to DALI, from high power to flicker free LED drivers, you name it, we have it. At the cutting-edge lighting and building automation show Light + Building (L+B) 2018, MEAN WELL presented versatile power solutions addressing various market sectors and technology trends.
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2018-04-18

Sterling Suffolk Chooses Plessey’s Hyperion 1750 LED Grow Light for Its New UK Tomato Greenhouse Project

Plessey, a developer LED technologies and manufacturer of solid-state lighting products, announces that Sterling Suffolk will install Plessey’s new Hyperion 1750 LED top light in its first greenhouse, which measures 54,400 m².
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2018-04-18

LED Expo Thailand 2018: Connect Your World of LED with iLight Connect

April 2018- LED Expo Thailand is gearing up for its new edition on LED technology, products & lighting. Organised jointly by MEX Exhibition Pvt. Ltd. and IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., the Expo is scheduled from 10-12 May 2018 in Bangkok. The participants would get the opportunity to attend International LED Summit, which the organisers have decided to take to the next level with iLight Connect.
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2018-04-17

ALLOS Wins Compound Semiconductors Material and Substrates Award

ALLOS Semiconductors won this year’s prestigious Compound Semiconductor Industry Substrates and Materials Award for showing breakdown voltages of > 1400 V on GaN-on-Si power semiconductor epiwafers. 
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2018-04-17

Philips Lighting Appoints Alok Ghose as Market Leader for ASEAN

Philips Lighting announced the appointment of Alok Ghose as the Market Leader for ASEAN. Mr Ghose, who was previously Managing Director and Cluster Leader for Singapore, Malaysia and Exports, now leads the operations and the transformation in lighting for the Internet of Things within ASEAN.
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2018-04-17

Xeleum’s Xi-Fi Lighting Control Receives DLC Certification

Xeleum, a U.S. based engineer and manufacturer of commercial and industrial LED lighting products, announced that its Xi-Fi Wireless Lighting Control System is now listed on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) under the category of Networked Lighting Control (NLC) Systems.
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2018-04-17

Hong Kong Highways Department Selects Telensa for Yuen Long Smart Street Lighting Pilot

Telensa, a connected street lighting and smart city applications provider, announced that it has been selected by the Highways Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system in a pilot programme led by engineering services group South King-Kum Shing JV to replace about 600 streetlights in Yuen Long Town with wirelessly managed LED lights.
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2018-04-16

Australia's Leading Commercial Solar Lighting Company Launches Disruptive Solid-State Technologies In USA

Australia's leading commercial solar and energy storage solutions provider Green Frog Systems, is set to unveil its new disruptive solar lighting technologies at LIGHTFAIR International on May 8th, making them available for the first time in the US.
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2018-04-16

SolarMax LED Outdoor Lighting Systems Make Parks Smarter and Safer in El Monte and Carson

Two forward looking cities in LA County have cast new light - provided by SolarMax LED - on the fiscal challenge of replacing old, inefficient outdoor lighting systems. City councils in El Monte and Carson have approved installation of new wireless LED systems, part of a region-wide Smart & Safe Parks initiative that enhances public safety and energy conservation, while reducing maintenance costs.
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2018-04-16

WELLMAX Lighting Wins the LED Market by Creating Additional Values

On April 15th, the China Import and Export Fair (123rd Canton Fair) kicked off as scheduled at Pazhou International Exhibition Complex in Guangzhou. The LED Bulb Expert, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) is here to exhibit its full lines of new LED bulb solutions, providing global clients with varieties of choices.
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2018-04-13

ON Semiconductor Orders Veeco MOCVD System

Veeco Instruments announced that ON Semiconductor has ordered its Propel High-volume Manufacturing (HVM) Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system. Based on its successful beta evaluation of the Propel HVM tool, ON Semiconductor ordered the production-level Propel system for GaN power electronics manufacturing. As the industry’s first single-wafer cluster platform, the Propel GaN MOCVD system is specifically designed for high-voltage power-management devices used in data centers; automotive, information and communication technology; defense; aerospace and power distribution systems, among other applications.
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2018-04-12

TILS 2018 Themed on Smart Lighting and Innovative Technology

The 2018 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2018) will be held at Hall 1, Taipei World Trade Center(TWTC) from April 25th -28th this year. An estimated 150 domestic and foreign companies will participate in the exhibition and use more than 500 booths. The exhibition is expected to attract 12,000 visitors and it is the largest and most influential annual professional exhibition of domestic lighting and LED industries.
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2018-04-11

The Lighting Extravaganza is Gearing Up to Display THE FUTURE OF LED

LED Expo Thailand 2018, ASEAN’S largest international exhibition on LED products and technology, will be held from May 10-12, 2018 at the Challenger 1, IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand. The Show will attract around 15,000 visitors from across 53 countries. With a record-breaking number of exhibitors (around 300), the Expo continues to serve as an ideal platform for global buyers and exhibitors to exchange views on LED and Lighting trends.
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2018-04-10

Lynk Labs Expands Focus on Licensing & Enforcing Intellectual Property in LED Lighting Industry

Lynk Labs Inc., an OEM component supplier of AC/HV LED and DC LED Lighting assemblies, modules, lamps, drivers and system solutions is expanding its focus on the "LED industry's unlicensed use, import and export of the company's broad and diversified intellectual property portfolio," according to Lynk officials.  To support the expansion of this plan, Lynk has formed Lynk IP Asset Management LLC which will have a primary objective of supporting licensees, enforcing IP rights and managing the proper use of Lynks' broad and growing patent portfolio in the LED lighting market.
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2018-04-10

What to Look for at the 2018 Spring Canton Fair

The Canton Fair has always been a goldmine for oversea buyers who seek Chinese suppliers. It is again the time of the spring Canton Fair, starting this weekend; have you done your pre-exhibition research yet? As the long-standing exhibitor of the LED lighting industry, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX) will attend the first session of the fair from April 15-19, showcasing its full new lines of LED bulbs to expert buyers and its long-term clients.
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2018-04-10

TILS 2018: Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association

Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association (TOSIA) aims to agglomerate domestic consensus on the development of the optoelectronic semiconductor industry, to promote strategic collaboration among its members, and to advance and bring prosperity to the industry.  Meanwhile, it joins efforts with various major associations and industrial organizations, and the Industrial Technology Research Institute to develop an industrial development platform in order to provide effective technical and professional services, and to boost the overall competitive advantages of the optoelectronic semiconductor industry in Taiwan.
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2018-04-09

GILE 2018: the "THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes" Sharing Programme Launches with Insights from the Industry Welcomed

The global lighting and LED industry is gearing up for one of their key trade fairs of the year in China. Industry peers converge on Guangzhou each year to do business, learn more about new market trends, and to look for inspiration to make the next breakthroughs in lighting technology and design. The 23rd edition of Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition returns from 9 ‒ 12 June 2018 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. With more than 2,600 exhibitors from around the world already confirmed to join, this year’s fair promises to be one of the largest editions to date.
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2018-04-09

Griffin Greenhouse Supplies Expands Controlled Environments Agriculture Installation of Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB announces a second order from their value-added reseller Griffin Greenhouse Supplies for the E60 C plate full-spectrum series LED grow lights. The order value is SEK 4.6 million (USD $549,000). Delivery will take place and be visible in the accounts in Q3 2018.
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2018-04-03

Cepton Announces Next-generation LiDAR Solution for Autonomous Vehicles

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial and mapping applications, unveiled its Vista LiDAR sensor at the annual NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, with immediate availability for the autonomous vehicle market.
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2018-04-03

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens Retrofits Greenhouse with Heliospectra Intelligent LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB announces a new order from their value-added reseller Climate Controls Ltd, UK. The order is for Heliospectras fully adjustable LX60-series full spectrum LED grow lights to be installed at the iconic Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew and at Wakehurst, Kew's wild botanic garden in Sussex (which is also the home of the Millennium seedbank). The order value is SEK 1.7 million (£ 150,000). Delivery will take place and be visible in the accounts in Q2 2018.
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2018-04-02

Veeco Achieves Milestone with 100 Automated MBE Systems Installed Worldwide

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced it has completed installation of its 100th automated Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) system. The installation of Veeco’s GEN10™ MBE System last month at Silanna Semiconductor PTY Ltd. in Australia marks this significant company milestone. The company also operates a Veeco Dual GEN200® MBE System for production of advanced nitride compound semiconductor devices including UV-LEDs.
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2018-04-02

Wipro Lighting launches ‘Wider light for brighter homes’ ad campaign

Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting recently launched its new TV ad campaign ‘Wider light for brighter homes’. The ad campaign highlights the importance of choosing Wipro Garnet LED bulb, which is 70% wider than ordinary LED bulbs giving more brightness for homes. The new TVC aims at changing the consumer’s mindset with its honest instance by giving them a hard-hitting reason as to why they should change their lighting base from an ordinary low beam bulb to the all-new Wipro Garnet LED Bulb which has a “wide beam angle” which enables better light throw and makes rooms/objects better lit.
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2018-03-28

Atrius Solution Builder Offers HTML5, Browser-Based Integrated Development Environment for Developing Web Applications and Dashboards

Acuity Brands, Inc. released Atrius Solution Builder, an HTML5, browser-based Integrated Development Environment to help rapidly build visually-rich, interactive web-based graphical user interfaces, applications and dashboards. These user interfaces can be built for range of digital devices such as computers, mobile devices, tablets, touch screen displays, educational kiosks and digital signage.
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2018-03-23

From Lighting to Software and Energy Storage – FSP to Show How Power Supply Can Make Buildings Smart at Frankfurt’s Light + Building 2018

Light + Building in Germany’s Frankfurt am Main is a major biennial trade fair for advanced products and services that address the incorporation of luminaires into architectural designs. The event for this year will be held between 18 to 23 March, and Taiwan-based FSP Group will again be among the exhibitors that will be competing to show off their cutting-edge technologies. Besides companies working in the global lighting supply chain, solution providers in related fields such as  building automation and services technology will also be there.
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2018-03-16

Osram’s Digital Lumens Expands Smart Building Platform with New Smart Sensor, New Lighting Controls

Digital Lumens, an Osram company, expanded its SiteWorx building intelligence platform with the introduction of two new products: Sense, an environmental sensing application, and the DLA Micro (DLA-M), a small lighting control that also enables instant SiteWorx compatibility. Both products will be unveiled at Light + Building in Frankfurt, Germany, March 18-23, 2018.
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2018-03-16

Light + Building 2018 Continues to Grow with More Exhibitors and Exhibition Space

Light + Building opens its doors in Frankfurt am Main from Sunday, 18 March, to Friday, 23 March 2018. Over 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries are showing their latest products and innovations for the lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation and safety and security sectors on more than 260,000 square metres spread in25 exhibition halls.
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2018-03-15

Tomorrow's Optics Will Change the Lighting of Interiors and Exteriors

Czech technological company IQ Structures developed a new optical system NANOPTIQS.
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2018-03-14

High-tech LEDs from Osram in the front headlights of the new Audi A8

Ingolstadt car manufacturer Audi uses the expertise of Osram Opto Semiconductors in the front lighting of its new flagship. The Oslon Compact PL for adaptive front lighting has been installed in the Audi A8 for the first time. The Oslon Black Flat S in its 3-chip version provides an extended beam range. In addition, the tried and tested Topled is used in the sedan’s daytime running lights.
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2018-03-12

Seoul Semiconductor SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Applied in Luminaires by FLOS Architectural

Seoul Semiconductor announces that its SunLike Series LEDs, which implement light closest to the spectrum of natural sunlight, have been adopted for a series of luminaires designed by FLOS Architectural, a specialty lighting company based in Spain.
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2018-03-12

How to Protect LED Bulbs Against Power Surge? This New Technology May be A Solution

LED technology has been widely adopted in lighting because it is highly energy efficient and durable. On the other hand, LED lamps contain a number of delicate semiconductor elements, which are more susceptible to power surge damages than conventional lamps. Especially in countries where power grids are relatively unstable, damages to LED products caused by power surge are more common.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE