Philips Lighting CEO on US Lighting Market after the World Economic Forum 2018

Eric Rondolat, CEO of Philips Lighting, talked briefly about the lighting market in the US during an interview with CNBC.
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2017 Review: UV LED Stories Worldwide

LEDinside gathers a series of UV LED events and technology advancements in 2017.
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Lite-On Makes Big Push into Automotive IoT and Predicts a 15% Global Market Share for LED Automotive Lighting in 2018

Seeing a future with IoT Technology gradually maturing, Lite-On Technology is making a big push into automotive IoT and smart traffic systems and will showcase its products in January at CES 2018. It has comprehensive 802.11P solutions and is developing solutions that meet the LTE-Vehicular mobile standard.
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SESCO Lighting Opens New Headquarters in Florida

SESCO Lighting has opened its new 16,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Maitland, Florida. In addition to extensive business in Florida, the company has exclusive rights to sell a multitude of lighting products in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. This expansion of the company has enhanced its services, improved the ability to serve customers and bolstered growth. SESCO also provides lighting for projects in many foreign countries.
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Leyard and Planar Expand Presence in the United States

Leyard and Planar, global experts in visualization products, announced they have expanded their presence in the United States by adding the assembly, configuration and testing of LED video wall products to their manufacturing facility in Hillsboro, Ore.
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Lektron LED Technologies Light Band Illuminates 5,000th Burger King in North America

Lektron LED Technologies, expertizing in border LED lighting solutions, announced it has reached a significant milestone in its long-standing relationship with Burger King, delivering its red LED light band to the 5,000th restaurant in North America.
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2nd Ave Lighting embellishes The William Vale Hotel, Brooklyn's Newest Full Service Hotel

Grand splendor and a contemporary chic look were key ingredients used to create the custom architectural lighting fixtures for the William Vale Hotel, which is located at 55 Wythe Ave. in the North Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY. The new facility features 183 rooms, on 21 stories, that offer unparalleled views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines. 2nd Ave Lighting was proud to design and engineer custom lighting fixtures to accommodate the specifications of this challenging project.
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Wipro Lighting unveils Smart & Connected Lighting Solutions at Cisco Live

Wipro Lighting became the first Indian Lighting Company to participate in the CISCO Live event which was scheduled from 25 – 29 June 2017, Las Vegas, USA. The company unveiled and showcased it’s smart & connected lighting solutions at the event. With over two decades of experience in standalone & connected lighting control system installations, Wipro Lighting is at the forefront in providing smart, intelligent & connected lighting solutions for modern work space requirements and applications.
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Eaton’s Advanced LED Lighting and Controls System Installed at Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, Florida

Power management company Eaton today announced that its advanced Ephesus LED sports lighting and controls system is being installed at Daily’s Place, the 5,500-person capacity amphitheater and 94,000-square foot covered flex field adjacent to EverBank Field that will serve as the indoor practice facility for the National Football League’s (NFL) Jacksonville Jaguars. Featuring industry-leading control functions, the LED system enhances the viewing experience for spectators while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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U.S. DOE Recognizes Wendy’s Franchisee, Wendo Group for Leading Energy Performance

The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized The Wendy's® Company and one of its franchisees, Wendco Group, for their partnership in the Better Buildings Challenge and for leadership in energy efficiency. The Wendy's Company has made a commitment to reduce energy consumption in U.S. company-owned restaurants by 20 percent per transaction by 2025.  Wendy's is also the first restaurant company to include franchisees in the Better Buildings Challenge. To date, six franchisees have joined and more than 570 company and franchisee operated restaurants are participating in this program. 
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U.S. Researchers Test IR LED Treatments for Gulf War Illness

Following up on promising results from pilot work, researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in Veterans with Gulf War Illness.
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China and US Patent Offices Grant IST LED Downlight Patents

Integrated System Technologies (IST) Limited, a leading British manufacturer of smart lighting solutions, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Chinese Patent Office have granted patents covering high efficiency LED luminaires for downlight applications.
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U.S.Manufacturer DRSA Secures Contracts to Refit Yachts with LED Lighting

DRSA, a supplier of marine LED lighting, has recently secured over 12 major contracts to refit yachts ranging between 100 feet and 175 feet (30.48 to 53.34 meters) with LED lighting.
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US Phase-out of Inefficient Incandescent Light-Bulb Complete January 1st

America will conclude its three-year farewell to inefficient general-purpose incandescent light bulbs on December 31, 2013, the National Lighting Bureau advises.
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2013 DOE Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing R&D Workshop

2013 DOE Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing R&D Workshop June 5–6, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing R&D Workshop will take place in Boston on June 5-6. This is a “roll-up-your-sleeves” event, where DOE seeks input from industry to help shape the DOE SSL Manufacturing Roadmap, which has become an important reference for the lighting industry everywhere. Would it be possible for add this to your event calendar? U.S. DOE SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop Hyatt Harborside Hote...
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TrendForce:2012 December LED Light Bulb ASP Continued a Mild Sequential Drop; Korean Vendors Gear Up on US Deployment

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, the ASP volatility of LED light bulb has been continued into December 2012. Products from the US took the led as more new items were launched during the month. ASP for those LED bulbs targeted to replace the traditional 40W incandescent light bulb posted a mild 0.2% sequential gain to US$18.70. And those targeted to replace the 60W incandescent lamp posted a 3.9% drop to US$30.90 in the same period.
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LEDinside:Demand Rise, the US Is to Take Place of Japan as The Next Potential Market of LED Light Industry

According to a report on the global lighting industry made by the LEDinside, a subsidiary of TrendForce, an international research institute, the LED market value for LED lighting application market in 2012 is 2.66 billion US dollars, which was 23.5% higher than that in 2011. The greatest markets come from architectural lighting market and indoor lighting market, such as par lamp and light bulb. In addition, because the prices continue to go down, LED lighting market demand rose due to an increasing penetration rate and a decreasing price. A look at the global LED ligh...
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LED Lighting Regulation in 2012

by Paul Williams Greph Credit: U.S. Department of Energy The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 put many changes into motion for the lighting industry. The most significant change is a required 25 percent increase in the energy efficiency of light bulbs. Since manufacturers are currently unable to increase incandescent bulb efficiency by such a large percentage, the end result is essentially the phased elimination of this type of bulb. In January of 2012, the manufacture of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs that fail to meet the new efficiency standard wi...
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Hubbell Introduces New Compact Architectural LED WallPack

Hubbell Lighting Inc. announce the expansion of the Laredo Southwest Series with the Laredo LNC LED Wallpack. Designed to provide a compact, architecturally styled and powerful LED perimeter security illumination solution, the Laredo LNC produces 750 lumens while consuming only 12.6w of energy.  With measurements of only 8.22” W x 5.25” H and a weight of 4 lbs., the Laredo® LNC Wallpack delivers powerful security performance in a compact, lightweight fixture. Featuring a 4 to 1 spacing to mounting height ratio, the Laredo LNC require...
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Tivoli’s Introduces New LED Monogram Seat & Row Indicator

Versatile LED product delivers two identification lighting solutions. Tivoli, the original innovator of linear LED solutions is pleased to introduce the Monogram LED Seat Light & Row indicator delivering a versatile LED row illumination solution.  Available as a seat or floor mounted row indicator, this compact fixture provides edge-lit, non-intrusive illumination of letters and numbers. The Monogram Seat & Row Indicator illuminates multiple lines of alphanumeric text, handicap symbols, custom graphics and assorted fonts in up to two rows. It is...
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US DOE Launches LED Lighting Plan to Accelerate the Rise of the Solid State Lighting

To ensure the successful introduction of LED lighting and strengthen the promotion of high efficiency, high quality LED lighting products, the US Department of Energy, who does not hope to repeat the failure of CFL early-stage promotion has driven related standardization organizations to define the Energy Star standard for LED lighting products.
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Pittsburgh and San Jose start converting street lights to LEDs

It’s reported that Pittsburgh is considering the replacement of its 40,000 street lights with LED fixtures. It is estimated that it could save up to upwards of $1.4 million a year in energy and maintenance costs, and “look nicer.”
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AnalogicTech’s LED Driver Provides 20% Lower Dropout Voltage

Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc., announced a two-channel LED driver for LED indicators and LCD or keyboard backlighting in entry level mobile products - AHK3292. The company says the new LED driver features low resistance current sinks capable of supporting a low dropout voltage, it can reduce power dissipation and extends battery life. The device's dropout voltage of 36 mV typical is at least 20% lower than competitive products.
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Lynk Labs gets U.S. patent award for AC LED technology

Lynk Labs Inc., the leading supplier of AC LED device, light engine and power supply technology, has been awarded its first U.S. patent for an AC LED drive method and aparatus. The newly awarded patent, U.S. Patent, No. 7,489,086 is entitled “AC light emitting diode and AC LED drive methods and apparatus."
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Avago Technologies Announces 5mm Through-Hole Round LED Lamps for Electronic Signs and Signals Apps

Avago Technologies announced the availability of one of the world’s brightest 5 mm through-hole (TH) round LED lamps. The company says the LEDs are idea for use in a variety of electronic sign and signal (ESS) applications.
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Luxo introduces dimmable high-output LED ring light

Luxo Corp. has developed a dimmable high-output LED ring light. It not only can maximize light output and distribution, but can prevente harmful glare and reflections, the company says this ring light can be used for a wide variety of inspection, assembly, and rework applications. Its pure-white LED light makes it well-suited for inspecting circuit boards, surface cracks and defects, welds, solder joints, flux residues, and hairline stress cracks.
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ON Semiconductor debuts its first 4-amp supercapacitor LED flash driver

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new 4-amp supercapacitor LED flash driver. The new CAT3224 addresses the emerging requirements for true high-intensity LED flash capability in high megapixel camera phones and standalone camera applications. The CAT3224 supercapacitor LED driver supports three key functions: precise supercapacitor charging control, management of the current discharge into the LED flash, and constant current for LED torch mode.
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Cree CEO says the future of LED lighting

LED lighting has long held the promise of replacing energy-thieving incandescent bulbs without the drawbacks of fluorescent lighting and is finally taking hold in some sectors of the marketplace, says Chuck Swoboda, CEO of Cree Inc.
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Intematix Plans to Expand Global LED Market Share

Intematix Corp., a phosphor-technology powerhouse, has begun to carve out its niche in the global LED lighting market by poaching expertise, acquiring facilities, and upgrading LED know-how. The program began last year, the company has opened its Taiwan subsidiary Intematix Technology Center (ITC) in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan; acquired a phosphor factory in Suzhou, China; and named Jeff Lagaly, the former Global Sales Director for Cree Lighting, as Vice President of Sales, LED Lighting.
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Cree Announces UC Davis joins LED University program

Cree Inc., announces that University of California, Davis is joining the LED University™ program in conjunction with the unveiling of new bi-level LED lighting at UC Davis’ South Entry Parking Structure. The LED light fixtures, featuring activity-sensing technology adapted and developed at California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis, provide enhanced nighttime visibility while reducing energy consumption by up to 80% compared with the metal-halide fixtures that were replaced.
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NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used t... READ MORE

  The 5050 LED is replacing the 3535 LED, which has long been the leader in the outdoor lighting market. The existing ceramic-based 3535 has excellent reliability but is expensive. At present, the 5050 LED, which has achieved remarkable p... READ MORE