2012-11-07

Dialight Receives First Large Rig Order for LED Lighting

Dialight has secured an order to provide 1,224 LED lighting fixtures, with a total contract value of approximately $850,000, to a major US rig owner and operator for use on eight newly constructed onshore drilling rigs.   The Texas-based customer, who has in excess of 1,000 land rigs in its fleet, along with platform and barge rigs, has placed the order following a successful trial of Dialight’s LED light fixtures.   This contract represents Dialight’s first large rig order and consists of a combination of Class I, Div 1 and  Class I, Div 2 ...
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2012-10-30

Kingbright Introduces a New Compact Bi-color Chip-type SMD LEDs(APB3227 package)

As a manufacturer that has the most complete broad line of LED coverage, Kingbright continues our core mission and provides customers with the best selection when it comes to their designs. Kingbright introduces the new compact top view bi-color chip-type SMD LED, APB3227 package. The 3227 package features industry standard SMD 1210 footprint (3.2 x 2.7 x 1.1mm), compact in size and various output options.  As each LED has 4 pins, each color can be controlled individually.  Available in wide range of color combinations and lens options, this package is ideal...
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2012-10-29

MHA Lighting scoops Innovative Lighting Product of the Year in prestigious industry awards

MHA Lighting has scooped a top accolade for its pioneering lighting product which is helping NHS Trusts fight hospital acquired infection rates and achieve significant energy savings.   The Atherton-based lighting company fought off tough competition from nine other finalists to win the Innovative Lighting Product of the Year category of the prestigious Electrical Industry Awards 2012, for its TiLite luminaire.   This is the first year MHA has entered these awards.   MHA Lighting impressed the judges with its unique sealed unit design which sto...
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2012-10-25

Calibre UK celebrates 25-years in business at ISE 2013

New processors for projection and LED sources to make public debut in Amsterdam Calibre UK will get 2013 off to a breathtaking start as it celebrates 25 years in business at Integrated Systems Europe. The Yorkshire, UK-based manufacturer of video image-processors continues to go from strength to strength, with a wider product range than ever, available in more territories and through more distribution channels than ever. “The past 25 years have been tremendous,” enthuses Tim Brooksbank, chairman, Calibre UK. “Our focus on research and development...
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2012-10-24

2200K chipset marks a golden opportunity for LED market

The world's largest LED chipset supplier has announced the launch of a 2200K colour chipset to meet the market demand for a warmer, golden light that can match the output of an incandescent lamp.   The 2200K XTE high power LED chip is the result of a co-development between CREE, the market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, and high power LED light manufacturer, Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT).   The 2200K chipset has tackled one of the greatest challenges of LED design by achieving the preferred warm coloration, consistent with that ...
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2012-10-23

Marl cuts wasted light with LED lighting scheme design service

Marl International aims to help customers waste less light with a new Lighting Scheme Design service that provides specific recommendations on the best energy efficient LED lighting to use inside and outside buildings, car parks or industrial sites. The service is being launched at the LuxLive exhibition in Earls Court, London, from 6-7 November 2012 (Stand E02).   Marl can accept a CAD drawing of the internal or external area to be lit, or a simple dimensional drawing, and will use 3D modelling software to choose the most suitable energy efficient LED lightin...
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2012-10-23

Light Planet's LED retrofit achieves significant savings for Brighton hospital

•       £21,000 cost savings •       Energy consumption reduced by 68% •       Maintenance programme reduced by over a third Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust expect to achieve savings in the region of £21,000 after retrofitting LED lighting in several areas of the building, and payback in some areas is projected to take less than 2 years. The retrofit programme, delivered by advanced LED specialists Light Planet, has also reduced energ...
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2011-10-04

Lighting Industry Associations Vote to Merge

Following a period of consultation with their members both the Lighting Association and Lighting Industry Federation held Extraordinary General Meetings on September 29th where members of both organisations voted to proceed with the merger of the two organisations. It is expected that the new organisation, to be known as The Lighting Industry Association will be incorporated early in 2012. Quotes from the Associations Presidents “LIF members believe  that the merging of operations of  LIF and LA into one new expanded Association will be&nb...
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2010-12-15

UK Seren Photonics completed its first funding round

A new UK Seren Photonics Ltd has got first round of funding, which was totaled of GBP475, 000 from a number of investors, including Fusion IP (AIM: FIP), the university IP commercialization company, and IP Group. Seren planed to exploit an LED processing technique developed by Tao Wang from the University of Sheffield in UK, and it would exchange capital equipment and complete several pilot-scale manufacturing cycles involving Seren’s manufacturing processes with the funds.
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2010-12-01

PhotonStar LED will take over Enfis

UK-based LED lighting manufacturer PhotonStar LED Ltd will take over Enfis Group plc, which is a developer of LED arrays and drivers for lighting and industrial applications and was listed on the AIM stock exchange in March 2007. With the shareholder’s agreement, Enfis will be named PhotonStar LED Group plc and in late December will be list on the AIM stock exchange again.
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2010-04-30

DBN Lights History for the People

Manchester UK based DBN Lighting supplied an innovative lighting artwork, equipment and control for the week long opening event of the redeveloped People's History Museum in the heart of the city. The £12.5m project includes the refurbishment of the existing Pump House and the construction of a four storey extension alongside it, with old and new buildings joined together by a spectacular glass walkway.
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2010-04-23

Dialight’s new ATEX-approved LED Bulkhead light

Designed for use in hazardous location applications, Dialight’s SafeSite™ Series LED Bulkhead fitting now has certification for Zones 1 and 21. This LED fitting is designed to replace existing high pressure sodium (HPS), metal halide, incandescent and fluorescent fittings.
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2010-03-26

euroLED Leading the Light

An insight into developments at Europe’s leading event in Solid State Lighting! euroLED --- 9th – 10th June 2010 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
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2010-03-25

Randstad leads the way with 100% Philips LED solution for its new offices in Cramlington, Northumberland

Royal Philips Electronics, working with contractors Castle Building Services, has installed a 100% LED office lighting solution at Randstad’s new offices in Cramlington, Northumberland.
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2010-03-12

Marl brings Lumoluce to the UK

Marl is to distribute the Lumotech Lumoluce range of LED architectural lighting products for commercial and domestic applications. Manufactured in the Netherlands, Lumoluce LED lighting solutions are attracting a fast-growing following due to their remarkable colour consistency and exceptional energy efficiency.
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2010-02-08

Scotland’s First LED Street Light Trial Revealed in Edinburgh

Dialight working in co-operation with The City of Edinburgh Council announced today that a World Heritage site, Princes Street, widely rated as one of the world’s most beautiful city streets, is the location for Scotland’s first LED street light trial. To date there have been just a handful of LED trials in the United Kingdom making the Princes Street trial the most high profile deployment of smart and cost effective LED lighting technology.
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2010-01-29

Osram sheds dynamic light on the Novotel Hotel, Heathrow

Innovative HIGH POWER FLOOD RGB LED luminaires from Osram have been installed on the exterior of the Novotel Hotel, London Heathrow, to enhance the aesthetic of the building. These luminaires offer complete colour control which increases the visibility of the hotel and offers the ability to create a different lighting atmosphere and mood depending on the occasion. 

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2009-12-15

Philips Lumileds: LUXEON Power LEDs Shine Brightly in Gas Station and Convenience Market In the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, the promised energy efficiency and savings as a result of LED based lighting solutions is proving a reality at Morrisons’ Illingworth gasoline station and convenience market. The solution, created by Philips Lighting, demonstrates the benefits and appropriateness of LUXEON Rebel based luminaires for both internal and external applications. Most importantly, the LUXEON based solutions from Philips have enabled Morrisons to make substantial energy efficient gains without compromising performance.
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2009-11-24

Daktronics Provides Equipment & Event Support for London NFL Events

Wembley Stadium in London, was transformed into a National Football League venue for the third straight season on Oct. 25 for the NFL International Series game. For three seasons, Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D. has worked with the NFL in a rental agreement that includes the setup and tear down of a mobile and modular integrated light emitting diode (LED) video and scoring system to help create an NFL experience within the United Kingdom’s most renowned soccer stadium.
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2009-11-02

BT Creates Biggest LED Display to Celebrate 1,000 Days to Go until the London 2012 Olympic Games

British Telecommunications plc (BT)  has installed a giant electronic information band at the top of the iconic BT Tower in London. The 360 degree LED array – which is believed to be the highest of its kind in Europe and the Americas – will be switched on for the first time this evening with a pyrotechnic display and a message to celebrate 1000 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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2009-10-29

Philips LED Lighting Solutions Illuminate GHD's Offices in Leeds

Philips’ has supplied Yorkshire based GHD, the market leading manufacturer of styling irons, with an LED lighting solution for their recently opened prestigious offices in the centre of Leeds.
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2009-10-22

Philips Sponsors Lovelight – the Event that Puts Lighting at the Heart of Architecture

Royal Philips Electronics announced it has sponsored “LoveLight” held in October this year at the Royal College of Physicians in central London. This unique event which is initiated by the Professional Lighting Designers’ Association and Emap, is the first of its kind and aims to put lighting at the heart of architecture.
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2009-10-20

Philips and AECOM illuminate Natural History Museum with LED ColorReach

AECOM and Royal Philips Electronics have designed a ground breaking LED lighting solution for London’s world famous Natural History Museum. Replacing the aging floodlight system, Philips state-of-the-art ColorReach™ Powercore technology demonstrates the flexibility and unprecedented light output of LED exterior floodlighting for signature façades today.
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2009-10-20

Barnard Castle in England Soon to Be Illuminated with LEDs

Barnard Castle in County Durham, England will once more be illuminated when installation is completed on a new LED floodlighting scheme brought about by Barnard Castle Vision and Barnard Castle Town Council in partnership with English Heritage and Durham County Council.
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2009-10-09

IQE to Acquire NanoGaN to Accelerate Commercialisation of Advanced Blue/Green Lasersand Solid State Lighting Products

IQE plc, the leading global supplier of advanced wafer products and wafer services to the semiconductor industry, is to acquire UK based NanoGaN Limited (“NanoGaN”).
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2009-09-23

Sharp Introduces Its Groundbreaking LED TV Range for Commercial Installations

Sharp Electronics announced the availability of its range of AQUOS Full Screen LED backlight LCD TVs for commercial use. Originally introduced to the world’s media in August this year, the ultra-low energy, affordable LE600 and LE700 televisions are expected to be popular for digital signage and multimedia applications. The LE600 is available in 32”, 40” and 46” models with the LE700 spanning the same range with the addition of a 52” model.
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2009-09-07

Toshiba Launches New REGZA SV Series LCD TV with LED Backlight

Toshiba UK announced the market arrival of the REGZA SV series in the UK market. The REGZA SV series is the first range to combine Toshiba’s Resolution+ technology, Active Vision M200HD picture processing and an LED backlight. The inclusion of an LED backlight offers dynamic contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1, with 10 Bit processing creating a palette of over a billion colours to completely eliminate banding.
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2009-09-03

Porterbrook Hails Trial of Marl LED Technology from EAO A Success

Following a successful trial of an innovative LED rail carriage lighting technology from Marl International Ltd, Porterbrook Leasing Company estimates that the technology could not only save 20 million kWh, but also improve the ambiance and reduce maintenance costs.
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2009-08-31

Samsung Gets ASA Rebuke for LED TV Advertising

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has upheld complaints that advertisements for Samsung televisions were misleading, with the words "LED TV Next Generation TV" singled out in particular. And it ordered the company not to use the advertisements again. The ads, that appeared on TV (with print versions too), stated "Samsung LED technology brings you sharper images, deeper blacks and brighter colours. The ultra slim Samsung LED TV. The next generation of television has arrived".
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2009-08-27

Philips Lighting Transforms Greggs with Luxspace LED

Greggs Plc, the UK’s leading bakery retailer, has adopted LED light sources from Philips at its new concept store in Bromley, Kent. Compared to stores using conventional lighting, the new installation is expected to achieve a 50% saving in lighting energy consumption, with a reduction in carbon emissions of 2 tonnes per annum. The low heat output of these LED fittings will also reduce air conditioning requirements to enable further energy savings during the summer months.
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE