2009-08-26

Enfis Introduces the Innovate Series of Ultra-Bright White LED Arrays

Enfis Group Plc today announced the introduction of a new line of ultra-bright white LED arrays that offer fixture manufacturers and lighting designers rapid design and integration opportunities.
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2009-08-25

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant to Install More Array LED Lamps

Nexxus Lighting Monday announced that Margaritas Mexican Restaurant has now placed orders to relight additional locations with new Array™ Lighting LED Lamps as part of a company wide energy saving and environmental responsibility initiative.  Based on the utility audited energy savings at their Exeter, New Hampshire location, the growing restaurant chain has expanded their deployment of Array LED lamps to additional locations.
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2009-08-19

London Gives Green Light to LED Traffic Signals

London Mayor has recently announced that Transport for London (TfL) is to spend £2.4million to replace 3,500 existing lamps at some 300 junctions in the city with energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
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2009-08-13

Enfis Launches Lighting Evolution Centre

Enfis, a specialist in the design and manufacture of LED Light Engines for high-power Solid State Lighting (SSL), announces the formal launch of its Lighting Evolution Centre (LEC) in Swansea, UK. The LEC enables Enfis customers to ‘evolve’ their lighting product portfolios quickly and effectively into efficient SSL solutions – either existing legacy products or new SSL-focused luminaires.
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2009-08-13

Stage Lights up with i-Pix BB7s

At Morrissey's 2009 "Tour of Refusal", 12 BB7 beam lights from i-Pix have been used to bring different dynamics to the stage with the quality and feel of the BB7 light output.
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2009-08-11

Linear Technology's LT3599 Boost Mode Converter/Driver For Up To 40 White LEDs

Linear Technology has announced the LT3599, a 45V, 2.1MHz DC/DC boost mode converter designed to operate as a constant current LED driver for up to 40 white LEDs. From a 12V input, the LT3599 can drive four strings of LEDs, each with up to ten 120mA white LEDs in series while delivering efficiencies up to 90%. Its multichannel capability makes it ideal for medium-sized TFT-LCD backlighting applications.
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2009-08-05

i-Pix Introduces BB7 LED luminaire with New Optical Design

UK LED manufacturer i-Pix launches a new version of its BB7 LED luminaire - with wider angles than the original 10 degree BB7 Beam Light fixture developed last year. The new BB7 optics offer a 10 (spot), a 20 degree and a 35 degree (flood) angle - in one fixture.
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2009-08-05

Dialight Releases AR111 and MR16 LED Modules

Applied LED technology specialist Dialight has introduced Powerwhite® AR111 and MR16 fully modular circular arrays using the latest ultra high brightness LEDs as highly efficient and long lasting retro-fittable alternatives for conventional lighting fixtures.
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2009-08-04

Iconic Lights Introduces New Range of Designer LED Ceiling Lights

With this new range of designer LED ceiling lights, ICONIC LIGHTS have found that energy saving lights can not only save money but can be designer or contemporary too. LED lights use a fraction of the electricity that a traditional light would do and they last 25 times longer. And homes or businesses can not only create a dramatic impact but can save up to 80% electricity too, the company said.
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2009-07-29

Nanosys Reaches Settlement of Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Nanoco Technologies for Quantum Dot Technology

Nanosys, Inc. today announced it has agreed to settlement terms of a patent infringement lawsuit against Nanoco Technologies Ltd. The lawsuit claimed that the United Kingdom firm's quantum dot technology infringes upon five seminal quantum dot patents held by Nanosys. In the settlement, Nanoco agreed to terminate its current U.S. business for its core-shell quantum dots. Those quantum dots were sold in the U.S. by its U.S. distributor, Sigma-Aldrich under the name Lumidots.
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2009-07-28

displayLED Installs The Largest LED Video Display in Cricket Ground

Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) will host the 4th npower Ashes Test starting on 7th August 2009. All the hard-fought action will be replayed on Headingley Carnegie Cricket Ground’s new giant 102m2 digiLED Ld10S screen. The 16m (w) x 6.4m (h) screen replaces the previous scoreboard and is the largest LED video display in a UK sports venue.
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2009-07-24

Vexica Launches Ideal OEM Module for Down Lighting

Following the launch of the VEX 130, Vexica, a UK based provider of SSL solutions, has announced the launch of the VEX 70. The VEX 70 is a small light engine suitable for indoor applications. The high power LED light engine uses the company’s patent pending technology at the heart of the product. The VEX 70 delivers between 900 and 1350 lumens (colour temperature dependent) of LED light in a form factor that offers unrivalled lumen level and homogeneous light output.
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2009-07-07

Anolis LED Installation for Somerset House

A massive Anolis architectural LED lighting installation has been completed by A.C. Special Projects Ltd. at London's iconic Somerset House venue. This was designed by Patrick Woodroffe, who was commissioned by Somerset House's director Gwyn Miles.
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2009-07-06

Lighting Revolution Forecast by Leading British Scientist

New developments in gallium nitride (GaN) LEDs could lead to a revolution in lighting for the home and office in five years, says a leading UK materials scientist, Professor Colin Humphreys of Cambridge University.
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2009-06-22

Lighting Association Seminar Focuses on LEDs

The UK-based Lighting Association is holding a one-day seminar entitled “LEDs — Time to Engage?” on July 7, 2009 in Stratford upon Avon, UK. The seminar is with the purpose of helping lighting manufacturers better understand the current position of LEDs, where the future lies and to evaluate if the time is right to engage with LED technology.
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2009-06-17

Megaman Introduces LED-based Replacement for Halogen Spotlights

The innovative lighting of low energy bulb manufacturer Megaman performs like traditional halogen spotlights, but uses a fraction of the power. The new range of mains voltage are direct plug-in replacements for traditional halogen spotlights.


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2009-06-09

CIL Appointed as Future Lighting Solutions Integration Member

CIL, the electronics design and manufacturing services company based in UK, has been appointed as a Future Lighting Solutions Integration Member.  This means the company is approved to provide design and manufacturing services in the integration of solid-state lighting systems for customers of Future Lighting Solutions.  This appointment followed a detailed assessment programme during which CIL demonstrated its extensive experience in LED and optoelectronics design and manufacture.
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2009-05-21

Wearable LED Bandage to Treat Skin Cancer

LEDs can destroy skin cancer cells by bathing cream-applied skin with red light, according to a recent article in the British national newspaper the Daily Mail. A plastic strip embedded with LEDs from Polymertronics can patch up wounds and destroy skin cancer cells by zapping them with light, said the report.
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2009-05-20

IST Lighting Partners with Lighting Science Group on Dimmable LED Products

IST Lighting, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, announces that it has established a strategic partnership with Lighting Science Group Corporation to develop and produce dimmable LED fixtures which utilize its iDrive range of LED drivers. The company plans to launch the new 45W iDrive MultiDIM mains dimmable LED driver and mains dimmable LED downlight ranges in cooperation with Lighting Science Group Corporation, according to IST.
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2009-04-14

Gardasoft Acquires Worldwide VCubed LED Lighting Products

Gardasoft Vision in Cambridge, UK, has acquired the worldwide rights to VCube LED Linelight and Traffic Monitoring lights. The liquid-cooled VLX2 Linelights feature brightness many times higher than that of conventional air-cooled LED linelights. They can be applied in linescan applications such as printing, paper, plastic film, or web inspection up to 4 m wide.
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2009-03-30

Arrow Electronics Appointed as Fraen Distributor for UK and Northern Europe

Arrow Electronics and Fraen have recently signed an agreement which will enable Arrow to extend its LED lighting range in the UK and Northern Europe. As a leading optic provider, Fraen is specialized in engineering and designing optical components for individual LEDs. The leading-edge products provided by Fraen include: high-efficiency TIR and reflector solutions; software-optimized aspheric profile; multiple beam angles; optimized lens holders; and a complete range of lenses and reflectors.
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2009-03-18

GE Lighting wins Lighting Design Award for its Vio high power white LEDs

GE Lighting won the Lighting Design Awards for its Vio high power white LEDs in the Light Sources and Controls category, sponsored by Ex-Or. GE Lighting’s Vio high power white LEDs won the award for what judges described as a "major advance in color stability".
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2009-01-10

Pacer Announces Further Expansion with the Opening of a New Sales Office in Ireland

Pacer International Ltd. announces the opening of a new sales office based in Cork, Ireland, continuing the company’s ongoing expansion.
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2008-12-23

UK government-sponsored project to develop sound LED lighting practices in construction industry

UK government-funded sustainable technology research project has chosen High Technology Lighting (HTL) to develop world-leading ecologically sound lighting practice across the UK construction sector. The Leeds-based lighting design specialist has been awarded a major grant to develop prototype LED luminaries in partnership with the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford, the UK's premier school in its field.
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2008-12-03

Photonstar and Cambridge University to undertake a LED project together

PhotonStar LED Ltd. and the University of Cambridge have won funding from the government’s Technology Strategy Board. Together they will undertake a collaborative programme of work entitled LED Lighting for the 21st Century (LL21C).
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2008-11-06

Philips to focus on LED indoor luminaire

It’s reported that Philips has announced that, in the UK, it intends to re-focus its professional indoor luminaire activities to LED-based solutions. The company believes it will streamline its UK organisation so that LED growth will be further accelerated.
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2008-10-30

New breakthrough form LUXEON(R) LED Innovations and High-Volume Manufacturing Drive in Illumination

It’s reported that Philips Lumileds' latest white-light technology advancements and high-volume manufacturing of power LEDs are driving new developments in consumer electronics and illumination applications, ranging camera phones to refrigeration to task and indoor and outdoor area lighting.
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2008-10-27

Dialight moves LED assembly work to Europe

It’s reported that Dialight is moving European production from its engineering and business development base in York, UK, to its manufacturing facility in Newmarket, UK, starting October 28. It’s disclosed that the move is in response to the continuing worldwide growth in demand for high quality LED lighting products. This growth has been accompanied by customer demand for higher levels of quality assurance and third party approvals such as UL, ENEC and ATEX.
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2008-10-06

IMEC, Taiyo Nippon Senso joint to develop green LED

It’s reported that European research institute IMEC and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. have agreed to develop manufacturing technology for high efficiency LED devices.
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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