2018-11-21

Samsung Electronics Increase Horticulture LED Portfolio for Greenhouse and Vertical Farming

Samsung Electronics has announced its new horticulture LED lineups, including full-spectrum packages and modules as well as color (monochromatic) LEDs. The new LEDs provide a broader spectrum of light to improve plant growth, farming environments and to reduce lighting system costs for optimizing lighting in greenhouses and vertical farming. Full-spectrum light encompasses a continuous range of wavelengths from blue, green to red, creating a light blend suitable for horticultural uses. According to Samsung, its full-spectrum-based LEDs encourage healthier and more balanc...
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2018-11-19

ITRI’s Portable UVC LED Water Sterilizer System Wins 2018 R&D 100 Award

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a Taiwan-based high-tech applied research institution, reported that it has received three 2018 R&D 100 Awards on November 16th in Florida, USA. One of the awarded innovation products was a portable UVC LED water sterilizer system. ITRI’s portable UVC LED water sterilizer system is the world’s first solar-powered flow-water sterilizer for emergency use. It efficiently produces clean water by killing water-borne bacteria with UVC LED technology. The device is designed for electri...
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2018-11-16

Osram Adds New LED for General Lighting

Osram Opto Semiconductor has announced a new LED, Osconiq S3030. The LED is featured with long lifetime and robustness to fulfill the demands of general lighting products. Osconiq S3030 targets mid-power market for outdoor and industrial lighting applications, providing high quality and durability in various operating conditions. The individual components provide flexibility in forward voltage and luminous flux with an exceptional lifetime of 75.000 hours even at high temperatures. Together with an optimized phosphor, lead frame and chip design, the development of the Osc...
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2018-11-15

Hydrofarm Partners with SANANBIO to Launch Horticulture LED Lighting Products

Hydroponic equipment supplier Hydrofarm Holdings Group has announced that the company has built an exclusive partnership with SANANBIO to launch PHOTOBIO Powered by SANANBIO, a horticulture LED product line, in the U.S. and Canada. SANANBIO develops innovative vertical growing systems and horticulture lighting solutions to ensure high quality and yield. With the collaboration, its product performance will be enhanced by Hydrofarm’s customer support, which includes professionally rendered lighting plans that help growers evaluate the needs...
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2018-11-13

Osram Develops New LiDAR Sensor for Self-driving Cars

As Osram continues to accelerate its development in high technology, the company has released its latest addition to its laser portfolio for LiDAR applications of autonomous vehicles. LiDAR systems are an integral part of driving assistance systems, such as lane assist and emergency braking systems in autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles. The propagation time of very short light pulses is used to determine the distance between the vehicle and objects in its vicinity. When a laser pulse hits a person or an object it is reflected and captured by a detector. From the time betw...
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2018-11-07

New Products Updates: High Efficiency LED Module and Portable Circadian Light

Tridonic released its new COB LED modules suitable for spotlights and downlights. The company updated its seventh generation SLE-ADV modules with a LED chip which features higher efficiency, long lifetime and improved thermal management. The dimmable modules also deliver good color rendering covering color temperatures of 2,700, 3,000, 3,500 and 4,000 K. (Image: Tridonic) According to Tridonic, the module series covers the entire range of light-emitting surfaces from 9 to 15 mm. It will debut the versions with LES 13 and LES 15 soon. Lighting Science ...
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2018-10-31

NGK Develops Micro-lens with Cavity for UV LEDs

Japan-based NGK Insulators has developed a quartz glass Micro-lens equipped with a cavity to arrange UV LED chip.
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2018-10-30

ProLight Introduces Long Wavelength Blue LED Series for Human Centric Lighting

Recently, the topic of blue light harming the eyes has been taken seriously and new LED development has focused on reducing the negative effect of blue light on the body. Theoretically, blue light wavelength ranges from 420nm to 480nm. According to one of the reports done by International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the shorter wavelength range of blue light from 415nm to 460nm is most likely to damage the eye. The report also mentioned that when exposed to these short blue light ranges, the risk of getting eye disease such as Macular degeneration will increase. Most...
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2018-10-24

LEDVANCE, MaxiLite and EarthTronics Release New LED Lighting Products

New lighting products have been released for various applications. LEDVANCE introduced a flexible LED strip lighting system for industrial use while MaxLite launched the Indirect Troffer for architectural interior lighting. Meanwhile, EarthTronics presented its Canopy LED series for commercial and industrial security illumination. LEDVANCE revealed its new TruSys LED luminaires which offer energy efficient lighting solutions that meet the demanding requirements of factories, workshops and warehouses. With the new flexible trunking system, TruSys prov...
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2018-10-24

Lumileds Drives Efficacy to Over 200 lm/W in Popular 2835 Package

The LUXEON 2835 HE delivers the most efficient mid power solution on the market, reducing LED count for general lighting applications. Lumileds introduced the LUXEON 2835 HE, which achieves unprecedented efficacy of over 200 lm/W, while providing market defining color consistency. Expanding on the successful LUXEON 2835 Line, the new LED is optimized to deliver high efficacy and 2-step MacAdam ellipse color consistency in applications such as troffers and high bay/low bay fixtures. “The LED’s tight color point distinguishes it from other ...
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2018-10-19

Osram’s LED Engin Reveals World’s First 50W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin, an Osram business, has unveiled the LZ7 Plus, the world’s first 50W seven-die LED emitter. The new LED emitter is designed to meet the trends of stage lighting fixtures.
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2018-10-17

Osram and Scout Introduce a New LED Wearable: Lighting Schoolbags

Osram has developed a specified LED module for Scout, a German schoolbag manufacturer, to produce a schoolbag with active integrated LED lighting.
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2018-10-11

Signify Launches IoT Lighting System, Enhancing Its Product Portfolio of Software and Service

Signify has announced the launch of Interact Pro, a multi-tasking, smart lighting system and software developed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The lighting company has been extending its business in connected lighting systems, software and services and has released IoT-ready products to new customer segments.
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2018-10-09

For the First Time, Osram's Standardized LED Signal Lamps Lights up Lamps from Koito in the New Toyota Corolla Sport

Osram and Koito have released a series of standardized LED signal lamps with their XLS product family and the lamps are used in the new Toyota Corolla Sport. 
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2018-10-08

Lighting Science Release New Troffers with Multi-Spectrum Circadian Technology

Lighting Science has announced the launch of the Good Day & Night Troffers, which combine its patented LED spectrum technologies.
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2018-10-05

Products Releases: New Linear Fixtures from Cree and Low Glare Luminaires of LEDVANCE

Cree continues to expand its industrial lighting portfolio and has announced the launch of its new LXB Series Linear High-Bay luminaires. LEDVANCE, on the other hand, has debuted a low glare luminaires for replacing conventional fluorescent lighting. 
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2018-10-02

FSP Group Joins the IoT-Ready™ Alliance and Becomes the First to Introduce Smart Lighting Power Solutions

With the advent of the internet-of-things (IoT) era, the IoT-Ready™ alliance (an alliance of lighting, building management, and Internet of Things companies, https://www.iot-ready.org/) has developed a common standard to reduce communication errors between component suppliers in the field of smart lighting, so smart light adjustment, environmental protection, and energy saving can be applied more efficiently in daily life. FSP Group joined the IoT-Ready™ Alliance in 2018 and was the first to introduce a 50W power supply to be used with the Enlighted ESI V4.8 protocol and the latest IoT sensors.
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2018-10-01

Eaton Launches Security Camera System to be Integrated with Its LED Lighting Fixtures

Power management company Eaton has introduced LumenSafe™, an Integrated Network Security Camera system, which enables public and private sectors to integrate connected video technology onto the company’s LED outdoor lighting fixtures.
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2018-09-28

Osram’s New Automotive LED Enables Headlights to Project Symbols onto the Road

Osram Opto Semiconductors developed Oslon Boost HX, a new automotive LED which helps headlights to achieve high resolution and to project information onto the roads. 
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2018-09-27

Cree Introduces New COB LEDs with Highest CRI in the Industry

Cree has released the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a new set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality with the same efficacy as the standard 80 CRI LEDs.
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2018-09-26

MagnaChip Release Mini LED Driver for Digital Signage

Korea-based semiconductor designer and manufacturer MagnaChip has announced that the company is offering a multi-channel Mini LED Driver to meet the demands of the rapidly growing digital signage market. 
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2018-09-26

Lumileds Releases LUXEON V2, the Only Choice for a 2mm2 High Power LED

LUXEON V2 delivers best-in-class performance and the most usable light for street lights, high-bay/low-bay fixtures, sports stadiums and portable applications.
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2018-09-25

Luminus Releases Horticulture LEDs Targeting Cannabis Production

US-based LED lighting producer Luminus has released its new horticulture COB LEDs which are designed for enhancing the growth of cannabis with special spectrums.
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2018-09-25

Lighting Science Introduces Air Sanitizing LED Luminaire

Lighting Science has launched Cleanse™, a new LED luminaire that can reduce pathogens in the air. The product is a retrofit LED troffer which sanitizes air with an air circulation and sanitation system.
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2018-09-19

Lumitronix to Apply Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike for Lighting Modules

Seoul Semiconductor has announced that German LED producer Lumitronix has selected its SunLike LED to develop three optimal modules. 
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2018-09-17

Osram to Release Its First VCSEL Product

Osram is introducing its first Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) product, Bidos PLPVQ 940A, to its product portfolio, reinforcing its position as a high technology company.
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2018-09-14

MEAN WELL Launches ELG(C)-300 300W Constant Power Mode LED Driver

MEAN WELL now launches constant power mode ELGC-300(300W) series, a higher wattage option for Bay lighting/Street lighting and Flood lighting application.
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2018-09-12

Osram’s IR LED Helps Users to Check Food with Smartphones

Osram has released its latest IR LED, Synios SFH 4776, which can help users to check the ingredients, freshness and even calories of their meals before eating them. 
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2018-09-11

Nichia Launches the 585 Series LED with the Industry’s Highest Efficacy

Japanese LED giant Nichia Corporation (Nichia) is to introduce the new 585 series of mid power LEDs, including the NF2W585AR and the NF3W585AR. With high flux output at approximately 0.5W, the 585 series achieves the industry’s highest efficacy.
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2018-09-06

DOWA Develops Short Wavelength IR LEDs with the World’s Highest Output Power

Japan-based DOWA Electronics Materials reported its achievement of IR LED by developing short-wavelength-infrared LED chips with a high output power at 6.8 mW with a peak wavelength of 1,300 nm, which is 3.5 times higher when compared to the existing products. 
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For the LED driver product line, wide AC voltage input range (180 ~ 528VAC) HVGC family, MEAN WELL now launches HVGC-650 series to offer more choices of high power products.

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