2018-05-11

Smart Home Lighting Gets Smarter with Major Philips Hue App Update

Philips Lighting will roll out a major update to its Philips Hue app for iOS and Android-based devices this month. Consumers will enjoy new features as well as enhancements of existing app capabilities, so they can easily and quickly personalize and control the Philips Hue lighting system for the home.
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2018-05-10

Current by GE Announces Its Broadest Portfolio of New Product Releases

Current, powered by GE is unveiling a series of new products at LIGHTFAIR International in Chicago that expand the company’s portfolio of retrofit, connected and specialized LED and controls offerings. The business is displaying several proprietary technologies that spotlight its continued focus on the digital transformation of lighting infrastructure.
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2018-05-10

Firefly LiFi Brings Low Cost 5G Wireless Backhaul Bridges to Smart City Networks

Firefly LiFi, a manufacturer of Visible Light Communications (VLC) and Infrared Light Communications (ILC) LiFi products, announced that it is bringing affordable backhaul connectivity to 5G Smart City networks and the security camera market, using LED technology.
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2018-05-08

Epistar and Kaistar Conclude LED Filament Patents License

EPISTAR announced it has reached agreement with KAISTAR lighting (Xiamen) Co., Ltd.(Kaistar). The LED filament bulb products of Kaistar and its subsidiaries are licensed under Epistar’s filament patents. 
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2018-05-08

WiZ Connected Adds New 10 North American Companies to OEM Partner Program

The WiZ Connected program launched in March allowing OEM partners to integrating the WiZ Connected Controller into their LED driver, to offer their customers full control of their lighting experience through WiFi connectivity and Bluetooth Low Energy capability via the world-class Android and iOS WiZ consumer and WiZ Pro apps, and through cloud web services for greater interoperability and scalability together with flexible multi-user control capability.
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2018-05-08

LG Innotek to Introduce Advanced UV LED in RadTech 2018

LG Innotek today announced it will participate in RadTech 2018, North America's largest UV fair in Chicago, Illinois, on the 7th to 9th of this month.
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2018-05-07

EVERLIGHT Demonstrate a Comprehensive Portfolio of Horticulture LEDs at LIGHTFAIR 2018

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. will demonstrate its comprehensive offering of horticulture LEDs and diverse lighting application products as well as relevant lamps, such as horticulture luminaires and fishing lamps at LIGHTFAIR International 2018.
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2018-05-07

Cree Expands SmartCast Intelligence Platform

As buildings become increasingly more connected through the Internet of Things (IoT), owners and operators require an intuitive platform for their building intelligence solutions. To meet this need, Cree is expanding its SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ to include connected wireless capabilities that enable smart building solutions, such as building automation and control network (BACnet) connectivity, advanced lighting control, and building analytics.
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2018-05-04

LEDVANCE Showcasing Passion for Lighting at LIGHTFAIR 2018

LEDVANCE is showing at LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) how its “Passion for Lighting” and commitment to distribution make it the best retrofit partner for LED luminaires and lamps, and ultimately deliver quality SYLVANIA LED luminaire and lamp portfolios, including smart lighting, for any purpose, commercial and residential. LFI, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, takes place May 8 – 10, 2018 in Chicago.
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2018-05-04

Smart Energy by the Zigbee Alliance Chosen for Smart Meter Rollout to Every Home in Great Britain by 2020

The Zigbee Alliance has opened certification for its updated Smart Energy 1.4 application standard. This new Certification Program addresses the functionality needs that arose from Great Britain’s decision to mandate all energy suppliers to offer smart meters to every home by 2020 (a total of 26 million potential installations).
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2018-05-03

Altman Lighting to Demonstrate Innovative Architectural Solutions at LIGHTFAIR 2018

Upon the opening of the world's largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show, Altman Lighting will be at LIGHTFAIR 2018 in Booth 3922 inside McCormick Place on May 8-10, 2018. In preparation for their showcase of innovative architectural and commercial lighting solutions, Altman Lighting will be highlighting the power and performance capabilities of their Gallery LED series, Chalice LED downlights, and the popular Spectra Cyc wall wash family of LED luminaires.  
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2018-05-03

LensVector Controls the Spotlight at LFI with Dynamic Beam Shaping

LensVector will change the scene at Lightfair International this May as luminaire manufacturers and control companies demonstrate breakthrough Dynamic Beam Shaping technology. The lens allows infinite beam adjustment along a continuum from a less-than-ten-degree narrow spot to a very wide flood and eliminates the need for dedicated spot or flood lamps in many applications. Retail and hospitality lighting in particular will benefit from the precision beams and dynamic dramatic effects.
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2018-05-03

Silvair Announces New Partners and Expands the Range of Interoperable Lighting Components Based on the Qualified Bluetooth Mesh

Silvair announces that together with its partners it will be extending the range of lighting products supported by Silvair’s technology. An ecosystem of interoperable products unified by the Bluetooth mesh standard is, therefore, expanding to redefine the smart lighting experience in commercial spaces.
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2018-05-02

LG Innotek to Hold a UV LED Forum in China

LG Innotek will start to target the global market in full-scale by holding a UV LED forum in China. It plans to accelerate the business expansion by closely cooperating with the local companies based on its world-leading technology.
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2018-04-28

Lowe's and GE Lighting Expand Partnership to Differentiate Light Bulb Offering

To further enhance the customer experience, Lowe's Companies, Inc. and GE announced an expanded partnership to help customers easily find the right light bulb for their home while also saving energy and money.
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2018-04-28

Heliospectra Interim Management Statement January - March 2018

Heliospectra AB (publ) presented their Interim Management Statement for January - March 2018.
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2018-04-28

Autani's Lighting Controls Selected for LG's North American Headquarters

Autani, LLC, a proven leader in building controls and IoT, has been selected as the official vendor for the lighting control system in LG Electronics' new sustainably-designed North American headquarters located in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
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2018-04-27

SID and DSCC Announce DisplayWeek 2018 Business Conference Agenda and Speaker Line-Up

The Society for Information Display (SID) and Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) announced the complete agenda for the SID Display Week 2018 Business Conference. Featuring many of the leading companies, analysts and industry executives in the display industry, the Business Conference kicks off the well-attended Display Week Business Track and will be held on Monday, May 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Los Angeles Convention Center. 
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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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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