2017-01-10

Protecting Dark Skies from LED Lighting Impact on Humans and Wildlife

Artificial light at night is a threat to astronomical research, personal safety, and the health of both humans and wildlife. The problem is worsening with the proliferation of LED billboards and blue-rich white light LEDs as an option for street lighting. Within five years, LED technology will take over as the dominant type of outdoor lighting technology. With this in mind, scientists and lighting engineers say now is the time to implement strategies for reducing light pollution. By working together, they are identifying the best type of LED to use while suggesting actions that minimize intrusive lighting.
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2016-10-26

American Council of Health Responds to AMA's Dim View of LED Street Lamps

Erik Lief a leading writer for American Council of Health (ACH) writes an analyses on earlier reports by American Medical Association..
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2016-08-01

Dermatouch Releases In-Home LED Face Lifting Tool

Dermatouch, a leading beauty brand that develops innovative, clean, and effective products for consumers, introduces a new UV/LED light therapy and lifting system, called the Dermatouch Skinforce Dermajuvenate.
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2016-06-17

Short Periods of Blue-Light Exposures Can Benefit the Brain in the Long Run

A new study has found brief periods of exposure to blue light could increase subsequent activation in brain regions important to successful working memory performance and improve response times, according to an article by Medscape Multispecialty.
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2016-05-19

Northwestern University Finds Blue Light Exposure in the Evening Can Alter Metabolism

Exposure to bright light could affect your metabolism, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.  
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2015-03-10

Taiwan’s Light Pollution Law Draft to Regulate LED Billboards

Bright colorful LED billboards, and neon lights are deeply integrated in Taiwan’s nightscape. The country’s bustling night life has been a major attraction for foreign tourists, but overtly bright lights at night can also be a health and safety hazard. Some local residents have seen their circadian rhythm disrupted by the bright lights, and it can also impact traffic safety. For years, there was no law available to regulate light pollution, but all this is about to change, according to an Apple Daily report.
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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