2020-05-27

Seoul Viosys’ Violeds Technology Applied in Portable Air Purifiers to Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Infection

Seoul Viosys and SETi have reported a wide range of applications with its Violeds technology, which was claimed to achieve 99.9% sterilization of coronavirus. After the collaboration with automotive component supplier and home appliance makers to apply the technology for car interior disinfection and laundry tank cleaning, the two company announced the launch of portable air purifier with Violeds under the brand “VAC.” SETi and Seoul Viosys are going to release Violeds technology adopted portable air purifiers to reduce the risk of infection from different pat...
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2020-05-21

Planar Launches New Fine Pitch LED Display Product Lines for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

Display solution provider Planar introduce its new LED display product series featuring fine pixel pitch and high brightness to support a wide range of application environments. (Image: Planar) The Planar FX Series offers outdoor models available in 1.5, 1.9, 2.6, 2.9 and 3.9 mm pixel pitches, in addition to indoor models with 1.5, 1.9 and 2.6 mm pixel pitches. The outdoor products support up to 4000 nits brightness and indoors 3500 nits. “As customer demand and confidence in LED video walls has grown, our customers have naturally envisioned use cases requirin...
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2020-05-18

Signify Debuts Sky-mimicking Lighting to Enhance Human’s Wellbeing

Signify launched its new lighting product based on the concept of Human Centric Lighting, NatureConnect, which is built on proven biophilic design principles, usint elements of nature in interior spaces to create healthy, engaging and inspiring environments.   (Image: Signify) It is suggested from several researches that exposure to the right amount of light during the day, as well as the colors and dynamics from nature helps to improve people’s physical and psychological wellbeing. But the modern life style often leads to lack access to enough daylight, resulting...
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2020-05-14

Osram Launches Infrared LED Enabling Gesture Control in Cars to Strengthen Automotive Driving Technology

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and technologies previously designed for mobile devices, such as facial recognition, eye tracking or gesture control, are increasingly making their way into the automotive sector. These technologies are based on infrared light. The smaller and more powerful the required components, the easier they are to integrate into complex designs. Osram’s Oslon Piccolo now offers an extremely compact infrared LED (IRED) that packs enormous power in a small package, making it ideal for customers. (Image: Osram) Autonomous driving w...
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2020-04-27

Urgent Need of Surface Disinfection Powered by UVC LED Technology

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted the large-scale search for practical solutions that can prevent the spread of the deadly virus — from researchers and scientists committed to finding a solution, to the manufacturers and consumers looking for credible information. In this time of uncertainty, many are seeking information around the potential technologies that can be used to combat the virus. One proven approach is using UV light. Disrupting the DNA of pathogens with UV light UVC light is a commonly used sterilization technology that has been shown to i...
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2020-04-24

Luminus Breaks the $0.10 per mW Barrier for UVC LEDs

Luminus Devices launched its newest UVC LED, the XBT-3535, with performance ranging from 50 mW to 80 mW in the 275-285 nm range. With the global need for disinfection and sterilization devices increasing, the price-performance combination of the XBT-3535 will allow companies to quickly bring novel and affordable solutions to market. (Image: Luminus) The germicidal effectiveness of UVC LEDs against E-coli, MRSA and a variety of pathogens has been well documented. UVC LEDs with wavelengths less than 280 nm are shown to be as or more effective than mer...
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2020-04-23

HexaTech Launches AlN Substrates to Accelerate UVC LED Technology Progress

Semiconductor material supplier HexaTech announced the launch of its deep-UV transparent 2-inch diameter, single crystal aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate product line. This capability is targeted to directly support commercial production of UVC LED. The company will also reveal its detect-free AlN substrate capability in May of last year. "This deep-UV transparency capability, especially when coupled with HexaTech's market-leading crystal quality, continues to demonstrate both the wide-ranging potential of the AlN platform, and the outstanding technical...
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2020-04-16

AquiSense Launches UVC LED Surface Disinfection System to Defeat COVID-19

UV LED technology expert AquiSense Technologies announced the launch of the PearlSurface 24G9™, one of the first UVC LED surface disinfection products designed for health care applications such as reuse of N95 face mask and other PPE. According to AquiSense, the new product PearlSurface 24G9 can deliver high UV exposure up to 1,000 mJ cm-2 in less than 20 minutes and offer consistent irradiance distribution over complex surfaces. The system can start operation instantly and is mercury free. (Image: AquiSense Technologies) The produce is also...
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2020-04-01

Nichia Extends UV-C LED Product to Support Evolving Markets

Nichia is aiming to extend its dominance to the UV market following its impressive showcase at the recent RadTech 2020 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida, USA. The company’s latest solutions remain ideal for curing applications, but an extended portfolio is of particular benefit, as UV is known to be incredibly effective in killing viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa. Already at the forefront of the UV LED field through its established UV-A and UV-B series products, Nichia is extending its offerings to a new wide range of both SMD and COB...
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2020-03-30

MEAN WELL Launches LSP-160 series - Low Profile and Noise-free Enclosed Type Power Supply

MEAN WELL introduced the LSP series, a new miniature enclosure-type power supply developed to provide equipment with high stability and redundant functions. Slim width (55mm) and low profile(20 mm) case with fanless design is a perfect fit for indoor noise-free equipment or narrow-sized display applications. In addition to the miniature mechanism design, the new product is featured with fanless design that solves noise and lifespan issue at the same time. In addition, the output provides DC available and current sharing (redundancy) function to monitor and parall...
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2020-03-25

Calibre to Push American Market Expansion with LED Displays Focusing on Remote Interaction Applications

Calibre announced that it is continuing its efforts to expand distribution channels in both North and South America. The company introduced its AiO (All-in-One) product series to provide a range of remote participation applications including cloud meetings, distance learning and medical display. (Image: Calibre) Calibre addressed that its AiO displays deliver high resolution with large size to show sophisticated details in meetings and consultations. They can also incorporate conferencing camera and Cloud Meeting software to enhance face to face experience. The ser...
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2020-03-24

Crystal IS Announces Improvements to its Klaran® Line of Germicidal UVC LEDs

Crystal IS, a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei, announced the completion of technology and production improvements to its Klaran product line to provider UVC LED products with higher performance at higher yields and corresponding lower costs. The advanced technology will enable manufacturers to apply germicidal UVC to combat water, surface and airborne pathogens. In addition to its existing Klaran 60 mW UVC LED, Crystal IS is adding a 70 mW UVC LED for immediate production use and an 80 mW engineering sample to its WD Series. According to Crystal IS, th...
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2020-03-19

ZIGEN Launches World First Tunable White COB LED Based on Its Patented Technology

ZIGEN Lighting Solution based in Hiroshima Japan announced a tunable while COB LED product, which changes luminous color following the blackbody locus (BBL) by 2 channel inputs. With its proprietary ON-BBL LED structure, the color range of ZIGEN’s tunable white COB LED product, ZG7BGXL5W00, is set from 2000K sunset color temperature, preventing middle color from becoming pinkish. (Image: ZIGEN) So far, luminaire manufactures have to take care Duv (deviation from the BBL) in the middle color when designing a tunable white...
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2020-03-18

AMS Introduces World’s Smallest IR Flood Illuminator for 3D Face Scan

Sensor solution provider AMS debuted a new IR flood illuminator module, Merano Hybrid, which integrates the laser emitter, laser driver, optical stack and eye-safety monitoring to enhance 3D sensing capabilities for mobile products. (Image: AMS) The highly power-efficient 2W Merano-Hybrid is suitable for use in the latest 3D sensing technologies, including the Time-of-Flight and Structured Light methods. Applications such as face recognition, augmented reality, 3D object scanning and 3D image rendering, as well as other industrial and automotive applications, w...
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2020-03-12

ON Semiconductor Introduce Connected Lighting Platform for Wireless Smart Lighting Solutions

ON Semiconductor revealed the Connected Lighting Platform, leveraging the company's expertise in Power over Ethernet (PoE) and ultra-low-power Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity, along with AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion design. The prototyping platform enables engineering teams to explore and innovate in the connected lighting sector, where light fittings become part of the Internet of Things (IoT). The Connected Lighting Platform features multiple forms of connectivity for LED control, including secured Bluetooth Low Energy, provided by th...
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2020-03-11

Samsung Electronics Launches Its First Human Centric LEDs to Enhance Indoor Lifestyles

Samsung Electronics unveiled its first "human-centric" LED packages, collectively known as LM302N. Engineered with carefully created light spectra, the LM302N family helps human bodies adjust melatonin levels indoors, making people feel more energetic or relaxed depending on their daily life patterns. “The benefits of using Samsung's LM302N reach beyond the basic lighting function of visual recognition, by improving the non-visual biological effects of lighting on people,” said Un Soo Kim, senior vice president of LED Business Team at Sa...
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2020-03-11

Orion Lighting Introduces Bacteria-Fighting LED Fixtures for Public Areas

Orion Lighting highlighted its offering of specialized lighting solutions to combat bacteria, fungus, mold and mildew in high-traffic areas such as schools, healthcare, foodservice and fitness facilities, including high-risk areas such as bathrooms, waiting areas, locker rooms and other public spaces. Orion’s ISON™ LDRMH1 LED Fixture Features Britex™ Anti-Microbial Fixture Coating, Plus an Option to Add VioSafe™ Anti-Microbial Light Technology Orion’s solutions utilize a combination of proprietary technologies, including its B...
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2020-03-06

EVERLIGHT Releases UVC3535NUB Series for Medical Treatment, Water and Air Purification/Sterilization

EVERLIGHT, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, releases its new ELUC3535NUB series of UVC products for the maintenance of life quality and health. The new products are based on epitaxial and flip chips on the sapphire substrate to guarantee quality and sterilization. UV rays with short wavelengths and strong energy can trigger chemical reactions and change matter. Popular markets for UV applications are curing, medical treatment, photocatalyst and counterfeit testing. Recently a rapid growth of demand in the markets for UV techno...
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2020-03-04

Osram Debuts New LED to Improve Visibility in Dense Fog

Osram introduced a new product, Synios P2720 Converted Red (CR), which improves safety on dull days and provides visibility under dense fog. The Synios P2720 CR from Osram provides many benefits to manufacturers of rear combination lamps, such as enabling compact rear fog lamp designs. (Image: Osram) The trend for both headlamps and rear combination lamps requires more compact and efficient components. While the installation space required decreases, the design options available to manufacturers greatly increases. The new LED Synios P2720 CR LED addresses...
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2020-02-26

Signify Launches Streetlights Designed for Circular Economy

Signify announced new products, two street luminaires that meet the requirements of a circular economy and can be connected to City Management Systems such as Interact City. Signify is developing products, systems and services for a circular economy to meet the increasing demand for sustainable technologies. (Image: Signify) Signify has been a proactive industry player to reach sustainable goals. The company recently announced that 82.5% of its revenues came from energy efficient products, systems and services. It also achieved carbon neutrality in the market in Latin Ame...
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2020-02-26

MEAN WELL Launches New Generation of XBG Circular LED Driver

The XBG series is a new generation LED driver with a patented circular case mechanism design for bay lights and floodlight applications. The main differences compared to the previous version of HBG series are the circuit design with constant power output and complying with the latest safety regulations with isolation between output and dimming lines. But the product keep mounting holes at the same place for easy replacement. In addition, the overall design also confirm with the SELV (Safety Extra-Low Voltage) regulation, which reduces the complexity of the lighting insul...
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2020-02-12

LEDVANCE Introduces Human Centric Lighting Products

A new series of human centric lighting products were launched by SYLVANIA, LEDVANCE. With its TruWave Technology, the LED portfolio offers light that mimics the natural light spectrum to deliver what the company called “Natural Light for Natural Living™”. According to LEDVANCE, the new series not only supports an improved sleep/wake cycle, but also delivers dimming and less intense blue light for reduced eye strain. (Image: LEDVANCE/SYLVANIA) “LEDVANCE stands for advancing light, and today’s ...
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2020-02-05

VEECO Introduce MOCVD Systems for Mass Production of Advanced Photonics Devices Covering Micro LED and VCSEL

Veeco Instruments introduced the Lumina MOCVD platform, which incorporates its proprietary TurboDisc® reactor technology for film uniformity, yield and device performance for photonics applications. This new MOCVD platform, including the Lumina R480™ and Lumina R480S™ models, will accelerate the production of VCSEL, Edge-Emitting Laser (EEL) and Mini / Micro LED devices. The equipment provider brought its new products to Photonics West, starting February 4, in San Francisco. (Image: Veeco) According to Veeco, the new Lumin...
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2020-02-04

Osram Launches Infrared Laser and VCSEL Products for 3D Sensing and LiDAR

Osram and its subsidiary Vixar both launched new sensing products covering infrared laser and VCSEL. (Image: Osram) Osram adds a 65 Watt laser, SPL DP90_3 to its LiDAR photonics portfolio for high resolution, near-field detection for bringing autonomous driving one step closer. Long-range LiDAR is used to detect objects up to approximately 250 meters away. The immediate surroundings of the car must also be reliably captured by short- or mid-range LiDAR, which covers a distance up to approximately 90 meters from the vehicle. Short- or mid-range LiDAR c...
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2020-01-31

MEAN WELL Releases PWM-60KN/120KN PWM Output KNX LED Driver

MEAN WELL, the leading standard power supply manufacturer, continues to promote the building automation technology for a green and sustainable society. In order to enlarge its KNX product variety to meet the needs of end customers and system integrators, MEAN WELL unveiled the KNX LED driver PWM-60/120KN. PWM-KN series is an AC/DC LED driver featuring constant voltage mode with PWM style output, which is able to maintain color temperature and brightness homogeneity when driving all kinds of LED strips. Its KNX interface also helps to ...
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2020-01-20

Osram Releases New LED to Upgrade Horticulture Lighting

Osram announced the new generation of its Oslon Square Hyper Red, the LED that support innovative horticulture lighting applications by providing the exact light composition according to the needs of plants for ideal growth or to develop certain characteristics. Plants predominantly need red (640 to 700 nm) and blue light (400 to 490 nm) for their growth. For example, red light promotes the production of biomass in plants. (Image: Osram) The new generation of the Oslon Square Hyper Red with a wavelength of 660 nm. According to Osram, apart from its efficiency valu...
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2020-01-14

Osram Debuts New LEDs for Ultra-slim Headlight Design

LED development enables smaller and brighter light sources, leading to more compact and versatile headlamps. Osram as a world leading automotive LED supplier introduced its Oslon Boost HM that pays tribute to the trend of ultra-slim headlamp designs in vehicles. (Image: Osram) In addition to numerous features such as adaptive front lighting, often called bend lighting or matrix lighting, the miniaturization of this component plays a particularly important role. With the Oslon Boost HM, Osram developers have succeeded in achieving an outstanding brightness of 415 lm ...
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2019-12-23

DOMINANT Opto Technology Reveals New seddLED Product for Advanced Automotive Applications

In recent years, tuneable color application and dynamic ambient lighting have become a major market trend. Nevertheless, design engineers are always facing the challenge of variation in mixed color output of RGB LEDs. This is caused by variations of intensity and wavelength within the color and brightness groupings as well as forward current and temperature dependencies. Everyone is enthusiastic to search for a better solution. DOMINANT Opto Technologies launched the new package family known as seddLED (Smart Embedded Digital Driver LED) since the Electronic...
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2019-12-11

MEAN WELL Launches World First KNX Multiple-Stage Constant Current Mode LED Driver LCM-25KN

MEAN WELL, the leading standard power supply manufacturer, continues to promote the building automation technology for making a green and sustainable society. In order to enlarge the KNX product variety to meet the needs of end customers and system integrators, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the LCM-25KN to complete the product series after the launching of LCM-40/60KN to the market. LCM-25KN series is a 25W AC/DC constant current mode output LED driver featuring the multiple levels selectable by dip switch and the KNX interface, avoiding usin...
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2019-11-29

Osram Introduces New LED Rear Light

Osram will join the Essen Motor Show 2019 from November 30 to December 8 to present its latest LED rear light as well as its automotive lighting series including headlight and mirror indicator. Osram upgraded its rear lighting from halogen to LED for the VW Golf VI and the Ford Fiesta MK7. The company also extended the headlight range to include the VW Amarok and the BMW 1 Series (F20 series). According to Osram, the new headlight deliver light output three times more compare to other products with similar standard. (Image: Osram) In addition, Os...
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