2018-06-04

NASA Applied Osram LED Lighting System in Space Food Production

NASA is bringing the application of horticultural lighting to another level: the space. Aiming to provide fresh food supplies for astronauts off the earth, NASA has employed LED lighting system for researching the efficient possibilities to produce food during space travel.
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2018-05-17

Smart Cannabis Sells 60 of Its New Efficient Grow Light Fixtures in First Week on Market

Smart Cannabis Corp. announced an immediate sale of 60 of their new Multi Spectrum Grow Light fixtures within days of presenting them to the marketplace.
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2018-05-17

Luminus Expands High Power LED Horticulture Portfolio

Luminus Devices, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance LEDs and solid-state light sources, has expanded its horticulture LED portfolio with new SST-20 series white LEDs to complement the extensive range of discrete wavelengths from UVA (365nm) to Far Red (730nm).
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2018-05-16

Osram Acquires Stake in Montreal-based Horticulture Start-up Motorleaf

Osram’s venture capital arm, Fluxunit, has acquired a stake in Canadian startup Motorleaf, an artificial intelligence company focused on bringing actionable, datadriven insights to greenhouse and indoor farm operators.
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2018-05-15

LRC Releases New Report on LED Horticultural Lighting Systems

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published a new report on the energy and economic performance of LED horticultural luminaires. The LRC evaluated key factors such as power demand, life-cycle cost, luminaire intensity distribution, and luminaire shading. Of particular importance is the fact that the LRC considered the effectiveness of the entire lighting system for a controlled growing environment.
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2018-05-10

Current by GE Announces Its Broadest Portfolio of New Product Releases

Current, powered by GE is unveiling a series of new products at LIGHTFAIR International in Chicago that expand the company’s portfolio of retrofit, connected and specialized LED and controls offerings. The business is displaying several proprietary technologies that spotlight its continued focus on the digital transformation of lighting infrastructure.
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2018-05-10

Samsung Electronics Begins Offering LED Component Solutions for Horticulture Lighting

Samsung Electronics is now offering LED component solutions that have been optimized for horticulture lighting. The company’s new horticulture LED lineup features a newly developed “red LED” package, as well as additions to key existing Samsung “white LED” package and module families to include horticulture lighting specifications.
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2018-05-07

EVERLIGHT Demonstrate a Comprehensive Portfolio of Horticulture LEDs at LIGHTFAIR 2018

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. will demonstrate its comprehensive offering of horticulture LEDs and diverse lighting application products as well as relevant lamps, such as horticulture luminaires and fishing lamps at LIGHTFAIR International 2018.
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2018-04-29

Two Trends Emerge in Horticultural Lighting, MechaTronix CEO Says

As a regular exhibitor at TILS 2018, LED cooling system provider MechaTronix this time share with LEDinside a few trends it spotted in the horticultural lighting market.
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2018-04-28

Heliospectra Interim Management Statement January - March 2018

Heliospectra AB (publ) presented their Interim Management Statement for January - March 2018.
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2018-04-28

Heliospectra Launches HelioCORE™

Heliospectra AB, specializing in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces the commercial release of the company's new light control software HelioCORE™. HelioCORE enables businesses to automate and connect growing environments in order to reliably monitor and forecast yields, and ensure consistent, high-quality crops year-round. Compatible with Heliospectra's  LX60 and RX30 intelligent LED lighting solutions, the HelioCORE system is now available for order.
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2018-04-23

Horticultural Lighting: illumiPure Corp. Enters Joint Proof of Concept Agreement with WeedMD

illumiPure Corp. and WeedMD have entered into a Joint Proof of Concept (PoC) Agreement to assess the tools and techniques of illumiPure's high-quality LED horticulture lighting system. The intent of the PoC is to document the improvements in quality of WeedMD's cannabis product while reducing electricity usage and maintenance costs. The project will record data points and crop characteristics developed throughout the grow cycle while utilizing the illumiPure LED broadband spectrum system.
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2018-04-23

LumiPure Announces Long Term Agreement With illumiPure For the Distribution of TruWhite and TruGrow LED Lighting Solutions

Montreal's LumiPure Inc. announces the beginning of a long-term agreement with illumiPure Corp. for the distribution of their sophisticated LED lighting products within Canada. This partnership will make it possible for businesses and consumers alike to gain access to Illumipure's advanced LED technology within the Canadian market.
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2018-04-23

Light + Building 2018: MEAN WELL Keeps on Shining

From KNX to DALI, from high power to flicker free LED drivers, you name it, we have it. At the cutting-edge lighting and building automation show Light + Building (L+B) 2018, MEAN WELL presented versatile power solutions addressing various market sectors and technology trends.
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2018-04-18

Philips Lighting Unveils New Philips GreenPower LED Toplighting Light Recipe for European Market at Rose Event

Philips Lighting unveiled its new Philips GreenPower LED toplighting with a light spectrum optimized for cut rose cultivation at an event of the Philips Rose Expertise Group. The new GreenPower LED toplighting with cut rose spectrum allows growers to increase light levels year-round without increasing heat. During extensive trials undertaken by research institutes Delphy and Wageningen University, and monitored by experienced rose growers, the new lighting with cut rose spectrum improves the quality of the roses and is 40% more energy efficient compared to high-pressure sodium (HPS) lighting.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Thriving Market for Horticulture Lighting

The market for LED grow light is thriving and anticipates rapid growth. According to the latest data of LEDinside, the global LED market for horticulture lighting recorded a value of US$52 million in 2017, and the number is expected to reach US$150 million by 2022, a CAGR of 24%. In response to this trend, the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair this year set an area for horticulture lighting, which showcase a wide range of grow light for both household and factory. LED manufacturers have been actively laying the foundation for the expanding market.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Upscaling the Show with Four New Zones

The 10th edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) was held from 6-9 April by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). With more than 1,350 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions expected to take part this year, the fair included new participants from Canada, India, Macau and Malaysia. In line with trends in the lighting industry, four new thematic zones were launched this year to maximize business opportunities, namely Horticultural Lighting, Residential Lighting, Technical Lighting and Urban & Architectural Lighting.
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2018-04-09

Griffin Greenhouse Supplies Expands Controlled Environments Agriculture Installation of Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB announces a second order from their value-added reseller Griffin Greenhouse Supplies for the E60 C plate full-spectrum series LED grow lights. The order value is SEK 4.6 million (USD $549,000). Delivery will take place and be visible in the accounts in Q3 2018.
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2018-04-03

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens Retrofits Greenhouse with Heliospectra Intelligent LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB announces a new order from their value-added reseller Climate Controls Ltd, UK. The order is for Heliospectras fully adjustable LX60-series full spectrum LED grow lights to be installed at the iconic Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew and at Wakehurst, Kew's wild botanic garden in Sussex (which is also the home of the Millennium seedbank). The order value is SEK 1.7 million (£ 150,000). Delivery will take place and be visible in the accounts in Q2 2018.
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2018-03-10

AcquiFlow Selects Heliospectra Intelligent LED Lighting Solutions for Canadian Licensed Producer to Scale Cannabis Cultivation Facilities

Heliospectra AB (publ), speicalizing in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouses and controlled farming environments, announces a new order from a licensed producer of cannabis in Ontario, Canada. Heliospectra's value-added reseller AcquiFlow secured the market-leading lighting solutions for the business leader in Canada's evolving cannabis landscape. The order value is 524 307 SEK (USD $63,547).
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2018-03-10

AEssenseGrows Introduces Cost Calculator for Managing Lighting Expenses for Indoor Farming

AEssenseGrows, an ag-tech company specializing in automated aeroponic platforms for high-yield plant production, introduced a cost calculator to help customers manage electricity expense and increase profitability.
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2018-02-26

TILS 2018: Inno3D Taiwan Ltd. to Showcase LED Grow Lights

The energy source of photosynthesis is mainly comes from the chlorophyll and carotene absorption energy of light. Though two kinds of photosynthesis systems, it transforms the water and the carbon dioxide into the glucose and the oxygen. Therefore, provide plants the supplemental light during night time, it’s necessary to consider of plant type, choose effective specific light source (spectrum) to achieve adjust cropping goal.
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2018-02-06

Heliospectra to Showcase HelioCORE Light Control System at Upcoming IPM Essen and Fruit Logistica

Heliospectra AB, specializing in intelligent LED lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, will demonstrate the company's intelligent lighting solutions, technical services, and new HelioCORE light control software at next week's IPM Essen in January 23-26, 2018, at Messe Essen in Essen, Germany, as well as the upcoming Fruit Logistica event in February 7-9, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. 
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2018-02-05

Panasonic Vertical Farm in Full Operation; Special Horticultural LED Lighting Deployed to Increase Vegetable Production

Multinational electronics company Panasonic will start growing and marketing high-value vegetables in China from March 2018 with its vertical farm in Suzhou. Those vegetables will be made into salads and sold to up to 30 shops in Suzhou and Shanghai.
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2018-01-29

Future Farm Provides LED Canada Update

Future Farm Technologies Inc. updated that its LED Canada division has made significant progress in the past quarter.
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2018-01-26

Speed Breeding with Specialized LED Lamps Cuts Crop Growth Time by Half

A group of scientists found a method to grow wheat twice as fast as the speed using standard approaches. This method can help feed the rapidly-growing population worldwide.
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2018-01-05

High-Performance Canadian Facility to Deploy Heliospectra LED Grow Lights for Medicinal Cannabis Cultivation in 2018

Heliospectra AB announces an order from a value-added reseller for a customer building a high-performance medicinal cannabis cultivation facility in Eastern Canada. The order for the Heliospectra LX60 intelligent LED lighting solution is valued at SEK 5,488,411 (USD $651,200).
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2017-12-25

Revered Implements Heliospectra Intelligent LED Lighting for Premium Cannabis Flower Cultivation and Highest Quality Extractions

Heliospectra AB, an expert in intelligent LED lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces an order from Revered of Aurora, Colorado. A respected leader in Colorado's medicinal and adult use cannabis market since 2014, Revered will install Heliospectra LX60 intelligent LED grow lights as the company continues to expand its cultivation, operations and branded product portfolio. The order is valued at 741,740 SEK ($88,130 USD).
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2017-12-06

Fluence Bioengineering to Increase Adoption of LED Grow Lights with Financing Options and Expansion into Europe

Fluence Bioengineering announces the appointment of Kurt Davis to Director of Fluence Capital and Dr. Theoharis Ouzounis to Business Development, Europe. Both roles will serve as new gateways to speed the adoption rate of LED horticulture lighting solutions across commercial produce, cannabis and ornamental crop production worldwide.
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2017-12-06

RPI Study Demonstrates that Both High Yields and Nutritional Quality of Leafy Greens Can Be Achieved With LUXEON SunPlus Lime LEDs

The study, utilizing a variety of commercial LEDs, compared the effectiveness of different LEDs on the growth of red lettuce Rouxai. The best combined yield and antioxidant concentrations in the lettuce was observed using LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs.
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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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