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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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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2018-09-19

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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2018-08-29

Horticultural Lighting Products Launched by Signify and Fluence Bioengineering

Horticulture lighting has been an escalating market for LED applications. Lighting solutions providers and LED makers have continuously reported innovated products with specific functions. Lighting giant Signify and the U.S. based growing lights supplier Fluence Bioengineering have debuted new horticultural LED lighting products respectively to enhance the growth efficiency of crops.
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2018-08-23

New LED Products Release: Cree Debuts Packaged LED for IoT Applications and Tridonic Introduces New Generation LED Modules

Cree has launched XLamp XP-G3 LED S Line, an optimized version of its series for the applications of connected lighting. On the other hand, Tridonic has released its fifth generation 5 LLE module featuring high efficacy.
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2018-08-10

Seoul Viosys Debuts UV WICOP for Wider UV LED Applications

The Korean UV LED solution provider, Seoul Viosys, has launched its new product UV WICOP which combines Seoul Semiconductor’s WICOP LEDs with compact and high efficiency technology.
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2018-07-16

Samsung: Providing Simple Management for Smart Lighting Worldwide

Some homeowners, commercial systems managers and outdoor lighting management companies have looked warily at smart lighting, in light of its being seen as a major departure from what was required for lighting control in the past. They need not have even the slightest concern now, however. To maximize the user-friendly function of one of the most comprehensive smart lighting platforms in the industry, Samsung has begun offering Smart Services that allow users to control and monitor the lights easily.
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2018-07-06

LG Innotek Debuts Horticulture Lighting Products

LG Innotek reported that its new full lineup of horticulture LEDs will venture into the global market. With 30 different types of horticulture LEDs, LG Innoteck develops various light sources to enhance the growing condition of plants. 
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2018-07-02

Samsung Smart Lighting: Inserting New-Age Efficiency into the World of Smart Luminaires

LED lighting systems are beginning to take on a new light – as the leading agent in the move to make businesses, stores and government facilities more automated than ever before. This so-called smart lighting is the harbinger of a new way of thinking that marries energy efficiency with sensitivity to the needs of a building’s occupants.
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2018-05-25

MEAN WELL Released HVGC-650 Series 650W Wide Range Input Constant Power Mode LED Driver

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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2018-05-24

Cree Brings Highest Reliability to Broadest Family of Metal COB LED Designs

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces an expansion of the XLamp® High Current LED Array family with new CMT LEDs that extend Cree’s latest metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form factors. In addition to providing up to 45 percent more lumen density and up to 17 percent higher efficacy, all Cree® XLamp High Current LED Arrays feature an innovative metal substrate technology that delivers higher reliability than competing metal COBs. With more than 6,000 hours of LM-80 data available, the expanded family of LEDs enables lighting manufacturers to immediately upgrade their designs for DesignLights Consortium® and ENERGY STAR® eligible applications, such as track, downlight and outdoor lighting. “With the new High Current CMT LEDs, Cree has given us a full portfolio of solutions for our upcoming luminaire designs, in terms of both performance and ease of integration,” said Shawn Keeney, technology manager, Ledra Brands, a manufacturer of innovative, specification grade LED lighting fixtures and systems. “By choosing Cree, we know that we are leveraging the highest performance and best long-term reliability for COB LEDs to continue our leadership in solid state lighting design.”
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Some homeowners, commercial systems managers and outdoor lighting management companies have looked warily at smart lighting, in light of its being seen as a major departure from what was required for lighting control in the past. They need not... READ MORE

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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