2009-07-17

AT&T Collaborates with GE to Switch to LED Signage,Saving Over 3,500 Metric Tons of CO2 Annually

With a switch to the energy-efficient, long-life GE Tetra(R) LED lighting system -- a product of ecomagination(SM) from Lumination, GE Consumer & Industrial's LED business (NYSE: GE) -- AT&T is expected to save more than 5.8 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year and eliminate 3,500 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. It's the equivalent of planting more than 950 acres of trees.
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2009-07-15

GE Evolve(TM) LED Series Area Light Advances LED Technology for Outdoor Lighting

The next generation of outdoor area lighting is here with the GE Evolve(TM) LED Series Area Light from GE Lighting Systems, Inc. GE's new area light combines the latest in LED system electronics, thermal management, mechanical and optical design to make the advantages of LED lighting a practical reality in parking lots and general lighting applications.
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2009-07-07

New GE Energy Smart® LED Lamps Enable Shift to LED-Based General Lighting

Two new lamps from GE Consumer & Industrial—a 7-watt GE Energy Smart® LED PAR20 lamp and a 10-watt GE Energy Smart® LED PAR30 lamp—enable restaurants, retailers and other commercial customers to make significant strides toward general lighting with white light-emitting diodes (LEDs). These products of ecomaginationSM, available as spots or floods, feature advanced optical control to concentrate the white LED light on the targeted area and effectively diminish wasted extraneous light.
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2009-06-25

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009: European and U.S. Manufacturers in the Exhibition

European and U.S. Manufacturers in the Exhibition Cree Cree, the leading U.S.-based LED manufacturer, had its booth in Exhibition Hall 1.1. The major products exhibited by the company were LED components, which attracted a number of visitors. As the company’s featured product on the show, the XP-E,MC-E series, boasts its compact size and high luminous efficacy. The MC-E series, on the other hand, emphasizes multi-chip technology with its color-adjustable function.
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2009-06-25

GE Releases New Tetra® LED Lighting System

The new Tetra® LED Lighting System Architectural Series from GE Consumer & Industrial's lighting business offers a 50,000-hour rated life and delivers high LED performance and energy savings for designs incorporating border lighting, architectural accent lighting, cove lighting and wall washing.
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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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2009-03-17

OLED TVs Expect to Hit Mainstream in 2011

With amazingly high contrast ratios and a thickness measuring in the millimeters, OLED TVs certainly look like the future of home theater. However, price is a major hurdle for the technology to overcome. While new technology always comes with a heavy price tag, some are expecting the price of OLED lighting to come down some time in 2011. The recent report predicts that active OLED lighting will become the mainstream in 2011, and its revenue will surpass that of passive LED lighting sometime around 2018.
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2009-03-13

OLED lighting market to reach $6 billion by 2018

The OLED lighting market will reach $6 billion by 2018, according to a recent report. The report notes that the OLED market will start to pick up in 2011, with Philips, GE, Konica Minolta, Lumiotec, and OSRAM entering mass production.
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2009-02-24

Winners of LED Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition Announced

The winners of the first annual Next Generation Luminaires(tm) competition have been disclosed at Strategies in Light conference(SIL) in Santa Clara, California, February 18-20, 2009. The awards recognize excellence in the design of energy-efficient LED luminaires for general illumination, using white light in commercial lighting applications.
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2009-01-19

Incandescent bulb will begin to fade in 3 years

The incandescent bulb is about to become obsolete is lost on the vast majority of the public. The phase-out begins in three years as part of the energy bill signed in 2007. They will be edged out by LEDs. So light bulb makers have to revamp some plants, shutter others, and invest enormous sums of money in preparation for a technological shift.
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2009-01-06

GE Lighting names new sales director

It’s reported that Sven Rotgers has joined GE Lighting as Business Development Manager for Specification Lamps to head up the company’s Specification team covering the UK, Nordics and Ireland. Sven joins GE Lighting from Philips where he has worked for the last eight years. At GE he will be responsible for leading his sales team to create new and maintain existing partnerships with customers specifying GE lamps. About GE Lighting
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2008-10-23

Fixture Makers import GE’s Vio™ High-Power White LED

It's disclosed that fewer than 12 months after the introduction of GE’s exclusive Vio™ High-Power White LED, five lighting fixture manufacturers are marketing and selling commercial and residential fixtures that incorporate the violet-based, chip-on-board LED package from Lumination, LLC, GE Consumer & Industrial’s LED business.
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2008-10-22

Nualight supplies energy-saving LED lighting to Tesco

Recently, Irish company Nualight, which specializes in LED-based food display illumination, has announced its selection by leading retailer Tesco in a EUR1million deal to implement its energy-saving LED lighting product in Tesco Ireland’s stores.
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2008-10-16

Seeing some new light things with OLED technology

OLEDs are beginning to be used in TVs and cell phone displays, and big names such as Siemens and Philips are throwing their weight behind the technology to make it a lighting source as well. The OLED printer was made by General Electric Co. on its sprawling research campus here in upstate New York. It's not far from where a GE physicist figured out a practical way to use tungsten metal as the filament in a regular light bulb. That's still used today, nearly a century later.
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2008-10-14

OLED lighting markets to reach US$4.5 B by 2013

It’s reported that the OLED lighting market will reach almost US$4.5 billion by 2013 and grow to $5.9 billion by 2015. It’s disclosed that in the past year the prospects for OLED lighting have made great leaps forward due to improvements in OLED performance and manufacturing.
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2008-10-14

LED Firms Push towards Lighting Focus

It’s reported that India's US$1.5 billion lighting industry is growing 15% a year and bringing in new technologies. At the Light India International Exhibition and Conference early in 2008, the focus was on saving energy in lighting and the spotlight was on LEDs.
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2008-10-13

GE Creates New Printed Sheets of OLED Lights

It’s reported that General Electric has created a giant OLED panel printer to be specifically used for lighting.
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2008-08-15

LEDs illumination to supplant incandescent and fluorescent lamps

It’s reported that some of the largest lamp bulb manufacturers have become convinced that the LED will soon supplant both incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps for illumination. In fact, the nation’s big three of lighting — General Electric, Osram Sylvania and Royal Philips Electronics — are embracing a new era of more efficient technologies. Encouraged by legislation and the rising cost of energy, as well as concerns about greenhouse gases, consumers are swapping out incandescent bulbs.
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1970-01-01

GE Announces Winner of Coveted 28th Annual GE Edison Award

On the eve of North America's largest lighting show, Lightfair International, GE presented its prestigious 2010 GE Edison Award to Alexander Rotsch and Andreas Schulz of Licht Kunst Licht AG, a lighting design firm in Bonn, Germany. The pair was honored during a presentation in Philadelphia on May 16, 2011, for lighting the ThyssenKrupp Quarter in Essen, Germany, a global materials and technology group. They were presented with a personalized Steuben crystal award for their win. This was the firm's second consecutive Edison Award win. Schulz and...
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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