2019-04-23

Samsung Presents New LED Packages with Advanced Photon Efficacy for Indoor Farms

Samsung announced the launch of its mid-power LED package, LM301H, featured with advanced photon efficacy for horticulture applications. Samsung claimed that the new released product, at 3.10 micromoles per joule (μmol/J), features the highest photon efficacy among today’s mid-power white LED packages. Photon efficacy (PE) indicates the light efficacy level for photosynthesis in plants and is measured in micromoles per joule. (Image: Samsung) Un Soo Kim, senior vice president of LED Business Team at Samsung Electronics, said, “This breakthr...
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2019-04-15

RayVio Release UVB LEDs to Support Phototherapy Treatment

RayVio, a UV LED solution provider for health and hygiene applications, announced its new 308 nm XR UVB LEDs to support the development of phototherapy treatments for skin diseases. According to RayVio, the new XR UV LED is the key to improved treatment options for Psoriasis and Vitiligo with small and low cost treatment devices. The product is available directly from Digi-Key as an emitter or pre-mounted on a star board for easy development and product integration. RayVio's new LEDs deliver 13 mW at 100 mA and are rated for up to 10,000 hours of c...
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2019-04-08

Soraa Introduces Blue-Free Sleep-Friendly LED Light

Soraa, founded by Shuji Nakamura, the Nobel Prize winner, announced a new series of blue light free LED lamp with its patented technology for enhancing health and well-being. (Image: Soraa) The new product, Soraa HEALTHY, with the featured ZEROBLUE technology, emits a blue-free spectrum which reduces melanopic lumens about 40 percent compared to conventional LEDs. According to Soraa, the HEALTHY combine an engineered mix of green and red phosphors to produce a spectrum with a wide gap in the blue range, removing blue completely while retaining a h...
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2019-04-01

New Human Centric Lighting Products Released by Healthe and Dyson

With awareness of the impacts of lighting on people’s physical and psychological well-being, luminaire makers have increased their product portfolio based on human centric lighting to meet the increasing demands of the market. Circadian lighting solution expert Healthe and home technology manufacturer Dyson have launched new lighting products with changing spectra that mimic natural light. Healthe introduced SunTrac A19, a product that combines engineered spectrums that have been optimized for both daytime and nighttime use into a circadian lamp. The lamp combines Healthe&...
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2019-03-13

Circadian Lighting Follows Day-Night Cycle Autonomously with Healthe’s SunLync

Healthe® by Lighting Science announced the launch of SunLync™, a control device that autonomously synchronizes Healthe wireless-enabled lighting to the sun’s cycle. SunLync contains a GPS locator that captures local time and continuously broadcasts a system-wide mesh command to all Healthe lights within range. Lights respond by generating the appropriate spectrum and intensity, providing the right light at the right time. The frequent time signal generation from SunLync allows for a subtle response and fluid transition between light settings from the luminaire...
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2019-02-12

Plessey Introduces New Inter Light to Complement Top Lighting in Greenhouses

Plessey added a new horticulture lighting product to its Hyperion Grow Light. The new Hyperion Inter Light comes after its Hyperion top light range which saw over 10Ha of grow light installations in 2018. Plessey’s Hyperion Inter Light has been specifically designed to provide intra canopy light from LEDs for high wire cultivation of greenhouse vegetables and is installed within the crop to supplement existing top lighting. The Inter Light is suitable for use in hybrid systems with HPS and LEDs, promoting plant growth and fruit ripening speed. With a choic...
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2018-12-20

Osram’s IoT Platform to Link Lighting and Building for Smart Management

On the way for Osram’s high-tech company transformation, smart lighting and building applications are parts of the core development of the company. It has announced the launch of its IoT platform for the lighting and building market. Lightelligence is the platform developed by Osram which includes a far-reaching development environment for IoT solutions and applications. Users of the platform can draw on a fully developed software infrastructure and are not required to set up anything themselves. The IoT platform is much like an app store, where users can individually a...
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2018-12-19

Osram Releases New VCSELs for 3D Sensing Applications

Osram has debuted new VCSELs for applications like 3D scanning and imaging. The new products, PLPVCQ 850 and the PLPVCQ 940, are the latest additions to Osram’s Bidos product family. VCSELs combine the high power density and simple packaging of an IRED with the spectral width and speed of a laser. With the focus on high tech development, Osram Opto Semiconductor has targeted VCSEL application include machine vision or facial recognition, as well as object or architectural scanning that involves mapping an area in 3D and positioning virtual fu...
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2018-12-17

BASF Develops Functional Pigments to Improve LiDAR Detection

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 vehicles and self-driving technology. LiDAR use near-infrared (NIR) wavelengths to detect and receive data while integrating with other detection technology for collecting information for self-driving car. However, current LiDAR has difficulty detecting dark-colored cars because the radiated wavelengths are easily absorbed by d...
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2018-12-13

Osram’s Infrared LED Tells Farmers When to Harvest

Osram presented its new infrared LED, Oslon Black SFH 4736, which can be installed in smartphones or tablets for food growers to easily scan their crops and decide if it is the right time to harvest. (Image: Osram) The new Oslon Black SFH 4736 (NIRED), featured with more than double the radiant intensity of its predecessor, SFH 4735, can be used to detect reliable information about the sugar, water and fat content of food. The system makes use of the absorption behavior of certain molecular compounds. The NIRED irradiates a specimen with a defined spectr...
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2018-12-10

TSLC Introduces UVC LED Product Lines Targeting Sterilizing Applications

TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, announced the launch of its UVC LED product lines which include high power and high density LED chips and chip packages for the growing market of sterilization. To improve the efficiency of UVC LED, TSLC’s new product series uses a high refractive index material which is UVC transmissible to increase the light extraction by about 35%. TSLC’s UVC series consists of LED packages of variable footprints and power consumption. The product lineup includes single, four- and ten -chip packages. TS...
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2018-11-29

Cree Releases New Lighting System FLEX Series LED Troffer

Cree introduced a new lighting system which enables limitless lighting design for architects and lighting specialists. According to Cree, its FLEX Series LED Troffer offers an opportunity to LED replacement as recessed fluorescent troffers comprise 50 percent of all luminaires used in the U.S. commercial market, according to the Department of Energy. The FLEX Series LED Specification troffer, featured with its slim luminaire style, offers design flexibility to fits different ceiling type. With five customizable inner-optic choices, architects and designers ...
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2018-11-28

Lumileds Releases New Horticulture LED Products for Enhancing Crop Yield

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON SunPlus 2835 Line of LEDs, a series for horticulture applications which provides eight color options and high photosynthetic photon flux (PPF) for improving plant growth rate and crop yield of a variety of plants and vegetables. According to Lumileds, as LUXEON SunPlus 2835 LEDs offer various colors, users are able to select specific color points or design a customized spectrum. The LED’s compact 2.8 x 3.5 mm footprint allows minimal spacing between plants and lighting so that higher crop yield can be realized in interw...
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2018-11-26

Lighting Products News: Thorn Releases Mounted Light and Zumtobel Upgrades Architectural Lighting System

Thorn Lighting and Zumtobel have launched new lighting products to improve their portfolio. Thorn debuted new wall light Katona which has 50,000 hour lifetime and is ideal for indoor and outdoor applications such as corridors, stairwells, entrance halls, and storage rooms. The mounted light is designed to withstand difficult environment conditions like humidity, dust or even accidental damage. According to Thorn, the new luminaire product also minimizes the accumulation of dirt and dust, ensuring easy cleaning and maintenance. Katona offers lumen outputs ranging from 1000 lm t...
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2018-11-26

LG Innotek Introduces LED Automotive Line Lamps “Nexlide-L”

LG Innotek announced the development of “Nexlide-L”, a line lighting module for automobiles. The company said that the lighting module of 3mm width is the thinnest among automotive exterior lamps and can emit bright and uniform light. LG Innotek is ready to supply customized designs of the products as the quality and mass production tests were completed. LG Innotek implemented its proprietary “LED lighting structure design technology” to realize the ultra-slim line lamp “Nexlide-L”. This cutting-edge technology makes the original dot-s...
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2018-11-22

Nichia Debuts Color Tunable COB LEDs Targeting Human Centric Lighting Application

Nichia released a new COB LED series featuring tunable color. With the new color tunable LEDs, color temperatures could be adjusted according to natural biological rhythms for human centric lighting applications. On existing tunable light fixtures, the method to select and balance color temperatures is to mount multiple LED packages onto one board. This approach provides flexibility in the design but increases the complexity to properly mix the color of each LED. Moreover, it is difficult to develop color tunable fixtures with narrow beam patterns and harmonized color....
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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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2018-10-30

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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2018-10-17

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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2018-10-02

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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2018-09-25

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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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