2015-06-17

Mount Rushmore Introduces Unique LED Lighting System

The more than two million visitors who travel to Mount Rushmore National Memorial each year will now enjoy an enhanced night time viewing experience, thanks to an innovative new lighting system with an LED light source that was recently installed at the memorial. The new system, custom designed and manufactured by Musco, will result in substantially less light pollution, while dramatically improving the lighting at the national memorial and saving energy.
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2015-06-15

LEDs Included in NEMA’s Latest Luminaire Efficacy Ratings for Different Lighting Sectors

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published LE 6-2014 Procedure for Determining Target Efficacy Ratings for Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Luminaires. It was updated to explicitly include LED (light-emitting diode) technology and is of particular interest to recessed luminaire manufacturers, fluorescent lamp manufacturers, and HID (high intensity discharge) manufacturers.
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2015-06-12

Levitating LED Bulb Flyte

A floating LED light bulb has made possible by a Swedish designer Simon Morris by using magnetic designs.
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2015-06-10

Jake Dyson’s 37 Years Long Lasting LED Task Lights Released in Japan

Jake Dyson’s 37 Years Long Lasting LED Task Lights Released in Japan Jake Dyson robust LED task lights, designed to last for at least 37 years, have hit store shelves in Japan, according to Gamme.com report. 
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2015-06-10

iLuv Launches Multicolor Smart LED Bulbs

iLuv Creative Technology announces the company's first app-enabled, Bluetooth® smart LED light bulb, Rainbow7™. Rainbow7™ is an easy-to-use, energy efficient LED bulb that allows owners to control their lighting wirelessly through their mobile devices. As part of iLuv's new Connected Home - Connected Life series of smart products, Rainbow7™ helps owners manage and control their lives with greater ease and efficiency.
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2015-05-19

Servcorp To Use Nualight LED Lighting Globally

Servcorp, the world’s leading premium office space provider with over 150 locations in 23 countries worldwide, is to use Nualight LED lighting in all of its new and refurbished office locations it has been announced.
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2015-05-13

Sony Introduces New Bluetooth Speaker LED Bulb

Sony is expanding its Life Space UX product series this month in Japan with the launch of a new Bluetooth speaker LED bulb.
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2015-05-08

OSRAM SYLVANIA Unveils Flexible Controllable Light at LIGHTFAIR International

OSRAM SYLVANIA is demonstrating the company’s innovation in delivering personalized light with OSRAM OmniPoint™, a wireless, array-based LED lighting solution that offers extremely flexible light placement and intensity options. The luminaire consists of an array of independently controllable LEDs that can switch on/off and dim in coordination with the others in any combination, and produce ambient and spot lighting from a single light package at the same time. 
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2015-05-06

Ketra Brings Dynamic, Digital LED Lighting to the High-End Residential Market

Ketra, the supplier of premium digital lighting systems, is bringing dynamic light into the high-end residential market. Dynamic light is light that changes in intensity and color temperature in accordance with time of day, occasion, or occupant preference. With the ability to shift continuously, dynamic light allows for exact replication of natural light, delivering health benefits through regulated circadian rhythms. Exposure to natural light cycles improves sleep, productivity, and overall wellness. In addition, dynamic light improves general aesthetics, can be tailored to evoke any mood, and offers the versatility of complete customization.
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2015-04-29

Cree Launches Cutting-Edge LED Luminaire Technology

Cree ushers in a new era of LED lighting with the introduction of Cree WaveMax™ Technology, an optical breakthrough that enables next-generation light experiences. Challenging the possibilities of today’s lighting, the waveguide platform features a revolutionary combination of control, uniformity and efficiency to deliver a superior visual experience in new form factors that are intelligent in both design and function – achieved only through Cree® LED technology. 
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2015-04-29

CAO Lighting Releases Patented Omni LED Lamp Series

CAO Lighting, independent offspring of CAO Group, releases its patented Dynasty ® Omni LED lamp series for direct replacement of high‑wattage lamps including Metal Halide, HID, High‑Pressure Sodium, and Mercury Vapor types.
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2015-04-28

LRC Issues New Guide To Selecting LED Troffers

The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has released a new guide for contractors and specifiers who are replacing existing fluorescent troffers with new LED troffers or retrofit kits.
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2015-04-28

Kim Lighting Launches the First Outdoor Luminaire

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, launched today the first fully customizable light distribution outdoor LED luminaires—Kim Lighting’s breakthrough ArcheType X™ series. Available in a flood, wall or site/area luminaires, the ArcheType X™ has independently adjustable LED emitters—providing limitless lighting distributions and possibilities from one product family.
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2015-04-24

ATG Electronics Launches DLC Certified Surface Mount Fixture for Gas Station Applications

ATG Electronics (ATG) is proud to introduce the DesignLights® Consortium (DLC)-qualified Lucent™ Nebula LED Gas Station Canopy, a low-profile surface mount retrofit fixture for fuel service applications. The slim three-inch profile enables versatile mounting and easy retrofit installation into existing single- or double-skin canopies.
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2015-04-22

Philips Launches 60-Watt LED under $5 for Limited Time

Philips, the global leader in lighting, has once again partnered with The Home Depot to set the standard for LED bulb affordability with the new Philips LED family of products. The Philips LED A19 product line will be introduced with a 60-watt LED equivalent bulb that costs just $4.97 without utility rebates, making it the most affordable 60-watt LED bulb on the market. The Philips LED bulb uses just 8.5 watts of power and as an added bonus for consumers, the bulb will be introduced at The Home Depot at the beginning of May in a two-for-one pack for the first 90 days, or while supplies last, and is available online now at www.homedepot.com.
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2015-04-21

Luxonic Launches High Bay LED Luminaires

A new product to hit the industrial scene from Luxonic is the new Hi-Max® LED luminaire. The die-cast high-bay luminaire is designed for all high level open area applications, including warehouses, factories and sports halls.
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2015-04-15

University of Illinois Upgrades to LED High-bay Lights

Power management company Eaton today announced that it has helped improve the lighting performance and energy efficiency in a campus recreation facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. By replacing almost 400 lighting fixtures in three gymnasiums at the Activities and Recreation Center with Metalux™ HBLED high-bay light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires, the university’s projected cost avoidance is estimated to be as high as $70,500 annually.
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2015-04-13

Hubbell Lighting Expands Prescolite LED Lighting Product Portfolio

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced that Prescolite has significantly expanded its LED lighting portfolio with the introduction of three brand new energy-efficient lighting solutions—the MSL mini step light, the AKTMLED track light and the LFA6LED downlight. The brand also announced it has upgraded two of its existing product lines—the LC6LED downlight and LBSLED surface mount.
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2015-04-02

Ringdale's 10-Year LED Luminaire Warranty Covers Light Loss

Ringdale, Texas-based manufacturer of USA-made ActiveLED® luminaries, announced its unprecedented Performance Warranty, also dubbed the No Light Loss Warranty. ActiveLED fixtures carry a 10-year guarantee that the lights will not only function, but will not lose light levels or change color for 10 years.
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2015-04-01

Flexfire LED Strip Light Manufacturer Opens New Distribution Center in Tustin, California

Flexfire LEDs, a producer of linear LED lighting products and accessories, announces the opening of a new distribution center at 14761 Franklin Ave, Unit G, Tustin, CA, 92780. The U.S.-based company applauds the opening as an opportunity to expand its global operations, and further solidify its standing as a leading producer and supplier in the global marketplace for signature brand LED strip lighting products and accessories.
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2015-03-31

Cree Redefines Outdoor Lighting Performance for Rural Applications

Cree introduces the LED Rural Utility Light (RUL) Series, designed to deliver an unprecedented combination of price, performance and quality to accelerate adoption of LED lighting across rural areas in North America. The first of Cree’s innovative outdoor LED luminaires to address the estimated 10 to 13 million rural street and area light fixtures installed, the new RUL Series delivers a better, more affordable lighting experience for residential roadways, security, storage and loading areas with game-changing efficacy, rapid payback of less than one year* and Cree’s industry-leading 10-year warranty. 
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2015-03-30

Global Surgical Lamps Market Will Reach US$ 729 M by 2020

North America is the largest region and Asia represents the fastest-growing region in the surgical lamps market. LED represents the largest and fastest-growing technology in surgical lamps market. High color rendering index (CRI) light lamps account for the largest segment while vein light lamps are the fastest-growing light lamps segment in the market.
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2015-03-30

Sengled Boost Reinvents the Light Bulb as a Wi-Fi Repeater

Sengled, makers of intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with LED bulbs, today announced the release of the Sengled Boost, an LED light bulb with a built-in Wi-Fi signal repeater that can boost connectivity levels throughout the home. The first product of its kind offered at an affordable price, the Sengled Boost incorporates two antennas in each LED bulb, providing the connectivity levels users need to get a strong signal anywhere in the house and power devices throughout their connected homes.
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2015-03-26

Young Living Essential Oils Illuminated Under Mysterious New Light

Young Living Essential Oils is world renowned for its essential oils and oil-infused nutritional supplements. The company has recently opened a new showroom in Tokyo, Japan that helps to rediscover peace, balance, and joy.  A well-designed, flourishing living wall is featured in the showroom which provides a strong impression of natural life. Ten pieces of Traxon Nano Liner XB-27 RGB are used to illuminate the living wall of dried lavender,the most popular fragrant essential oil of the company, that adds additional color and texture that would not go out of fashion.  
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2015-03-23

Avlite Systems Releases FAA & ICAO Compliant Solar LED Elevated Runway Guard Light

Avlite Systems announced the release of the solar LED Elevated Runway Guard Light ERGL. Airfield ground lighting teams have been demanding a compliant solar LED system that is affordable, portable and requires minimal maintenance and Avlite has responded by delivering a solar ERGL.
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2015-03-11

Bayer Polycarbonate Sheet Added to New Opto-Mechanical Software Library for Lighting System Design

When developing new products, time is money and production and design mistakes can be costly. Lambda Research Corporation's award-winning TracePro® opto-mechanical software – used for design, analysis and optimization of optical and illumination systems – allows designers to reduce costly and time-consuming trial-and-error prototyping steps. Lambda Research's latest software installment, TracePro 7.6, includes new diffuser catalogs, new features and a simplified menu structure that broaden the program's capabilities. 
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2015-03-10

Low Power LED Lighting Trends (IV)

In Part III of Fairchild Semiconductors blog series on LED lighting trends we discussed MR11/16 Lamp LED Driver Design Challenges. Now we’ll look at A19, E14/17, E26/27 Bulb Lamp LED Driver Design.
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2015-03-09

Royal Oak Ford Retailer Saves Up with Cree LED Upgrade

CGE Energy (currently trading as MKBY:OTCPink) has made strides in the automotive sales industry by bringing real energy savings with Cree® LED lighting to a large number of car dealerships. Royal Oak Ford of Southeast Michigan recently became another recipient of these energy savings.
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2015-03-06

GE Launches Sleep-friendly LED Lights

GE Lighting’s new Align™ technology harnesses the power of lighting to help regulate melatonin, the “sleep hormone”, production, promoting the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle
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2015-03-04

Lunera Lighting Showcases LED Retrofit Solutions at NFMT 2015

Lunera® Lighting, Inc., a leader in LED lighting innovations, will be featuring its innovative plug-and-play commercial LED retrofit lamps in booth #1417 at The National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) Conference and Expo held March 10 -12 in Baltimore, Maryland. The event will attract over 5,000 facility managers and energy professionals from across the country.
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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