2019-10-04

Nichia’s 2-In-1 Tunable White LED Begins Changing the Game!

Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tunable white mid power 3030 LED to the public on September 19th. The game changing NF2W757G-MT was unveiled, in detail, one week later at LpS 2019 in Bregenz, Austria. As previously announced, this cutting-edge technology gives design and operational freedom to luminaire manufacturers around the world. NF2W757G-MT ...
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2019-10-02

MEAN WELL Launches SLD-50 Series 50W Slim and Linear Type LED Driver

MEAN WELL new ultra-slim SLD-50 series is officially released after the SLD-80 series. With the launch of SLD-50 series, the whole linear type product line is fully completed. The SLD series is especially suitable for decorative lighting/advertising light boxes and linear luminaires. In addition to ultra-slim size features, this series also meets SELV and isolation circuit design, which is suitable for usage in various indoor lighting fixtures. Another key point is the 56V model that adopts the constant power output design and is applicable for LED design...
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2019-09-25

Osram Debuts New LiDAR Lasers Allowing Autonomous Vehicles to “See”

LiDAR is considered the critical component for advanced autonomous driving technology. Osram, as a specialist of infrared laser development and production, introduced two new infrared high-power SMT components for LiDAR applications extend options for system developers. The German high-tech company launched the world's first AEC-Q102 qualified four-channel and single-channel pulse laser. The two new products offer a convincing performance of 125 Watt per channel and an efficiency of up to 33 percent. (Image: Osram) The requirements for safety systems in (s...
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2019-09-24

EVERLIGHT Releases VS-FI3535 Series for Face Recognition Solutions in Automotive Environments

Everlight announced the launch of three new infrared products that support the smart automation of automotive devices. The VS-FI3535 LED Series is suitable for driver facial recognition. The ALS-DPDIC17 LED Series can be used for automatic dimming of rear view mirrors and dashboard lights. The IR12-21C/TR8-AM LED, paired with the PD12-21C/TR8-AM, provides improved accuracy and sensitivity in touch screens. Everlight is committed to developing more products with smarter solutions. VS-FI3535 Series is used for driver facial recognition, mak...
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2019-09-23

Everlight Releases EL SMARTLED Series for Automotive Interior Applications

Everlight, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, released a new generation lighting products for automotive interior application. The new EL SMARTLED (S for smart, M for multi-function, A for automotive, R for RGB and T for technology) Series is suitable for automotive interior lighting applications to present colorful combinations in the vehicle interior. Featuring a unique package technology to achieve improved uniformity of light, the EL SMARTLED Series’ embedded intelligent IC driver can better manage colors and adjus...
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2019-09-19

Nichia Launches World First 2-in-1 Tunable White, Single LES, Mid-power 3030 LED

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces its game-changing 2-in-1 tunable white LED. This is the industry’s first tunable white LED in a mid-power 3030 package with a single light emitting surface (LES). Targeting most lighting applications, the technology provides luminaire manufactures with a host of benefits ranging from new technology and design features to improv...
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2019-09-16

MEAN WELL Launches LCM-40/60BLE Bluetooth Mesh LED Driver

One major market trend in the LED lighting industry is to make LED luminaires intelligent. MEAN WELL is dedicated to designing innovative power supplies and has developed the LCM-40/60BLE LED driver with a Bluetooth mesh networking solution. The new driver allows customers to control luminaires using Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 mesh protocol with their smartphones or tablets to set up settings and controls. Working with the European company Casambi, which is dedicated to developing Bluetooth mesh networking solutions, MEAN WELL has integrated the B...
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2019-09-06

Signify Launches Portable Smart Lighting Products

Signify announced new smart light products, including an upgraded Hue Go, the Smart button, the Smart plug, and new GU10 and E14 smart bulbs. The Philips Hue Go is a portable smart lamp offering colored smart light with Bluetooth capability for wireless control via app or selected smart home assistants. The upgraded Hue Go also features an improved battery life for an even longer period of time. The Smart plug turns any table or floor lamp into a Hue smart light. And the Smart button can be used to control Hue lights to brighten and dim. When connected to the Ph...
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2019-08-13

Velodyne Lidar Launches New LiDAR Sensor for Industrial Vehicles and Robotics

Velodyne Lidar introduced a new LiDAR sensor, the Puck 32MR™, to address key markets in the autonomous industry. This product offers a cost-effective perception solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, shuttles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Puck 32MR bolsters Velodyne’s robust portfolio of patented sensor technology, delivering rich perception data for mid-range applications. (Image: Velodyne Lidar) In addition to featuring Velodyne’s patented surround-view perception capability, the Puck 32M...
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2019-07-24

More Museums Install Pioneering Nichia UV-Free LED Technology to Accurately Mimic Natural Light

Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, announces continued success with Optisolis™ – the world’s first series of packaged LEDs and Chip-on-Board (COB) solutions that accurately mimics natural sunlight without producing any harmful ultraviolet (UV) light. The Optisolis™ family of LED products continues to successfully transform the visit...
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2019-06-28

LITE-ON Launch Worldwide Highest Power UVC LED “W35” for Disinfection Applications

LITE-ON Technology Corp. (LITE-ON) announces the release of a new series of High Power UVC LED, W35 equipping with 270~280nm single chip breaks the record to achieve 130mW at 350mA, about 6V driving condition. W35 UVC LED Series boasts superb performance with compact 3.5x3.5mm package size and allows customer drive up to 600mA to get 220mW energy output with more and less 4 Watts electricity power consumption. LITE-ON has developed innovative and cutting-edge packaging technology to improve UVC light-extraction efficiency by 40% more than convent...
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2019-06-19

Signify Introduces Smart Pole to Push Smart City Acceleration

In order to speed up smart city applications to meet the modern connectivity needs, Signify presents its BrightSites smart pole to turbocharge cities’ smart city infrastructure. Smart pole accommodates a wide variety of IoT applications, including sensors and cameras to offer environmental monitoring and enhanced security options such as incident detection. It also incorporates controllable energy-efficient LED lighting while maintaining the integrity of the urban environment. BrightSites illustrates Signify’s strategy to leverage lighting infrastructure to de...
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2019-06-12

Covestro introduces innovative polycarbonate materials for LED general lighting industry

During Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2019, the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia, as one of the leading manufacturers of high-tech polymer materials, Covestro is introducing its polycarbonate solutions in LED Lighting Industry. The innovative solutions, including the lens material grade, Makrolon® LED5102, and diffusion material grades,Makrolon® DQ family, can be widely used for LED general lighting application such as road light, high bay light, tri-proof light,etc. Makrolon® LED5102 is a UV-stabiliz...
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2019-05-29

Heliospectra Expands LED Lighting Solutions with High-Voltage Adjustable Spectrum Light for Greenhouse and Indoor Horticulture Applications

Horticulture lighting solution supplier Heliospectra introduced a new high voltage fixture to its expanding product portfolio. The new ELIXIA model features a high input voltage ranging from 277- 480VAC power supply for the company's fully adjustable spectrum and software-controlled LED light solution. The high input voltage ELIXIA fixture is suitable for larger facilities using industrial scale electrification for cultivation and crop production. (Image: Heliospectra) Heliospectra's new 600W high voltage ELIXIA fixture is an addition to the comp...
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2019-05-17

Enlighted Introduces Lighting Control Solutions for IoT Applications

IoT solutions specialist Enlighted released a new wireless lighting controls solution, Enlighted One, which delivers quick deployment and cost savings. Enlighted’s wireless technology is well-known for reducing labor and material costs, and streamlining lighting deployments. Enlighted One further speeds installation and commissioning time with an even simpler solution. By eliminating information technology (IT) components like network cables and gateways, cloud connections, and mobile apps, jobs can be done faster and without dependencies on IT specialists. (Imag...
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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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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE