2013-01-24

Litepanels Protects Its Intellectual Property for Selling LED Lights in US

The International Trade Commission has upheld a General Exclusion Order recommended by an administrative judge regarding film, video and photographic LED lighting product patents held by Litepanels, Inc. of Van Nuys, California. The Vitec Group owns Litepanels, as part of its Videocomm division. The commission blocked 14 LED competitors like Cool Lights, Flolight, Ikan, Prompter People, Elation Lighting, Fotodiox, Visio Light, Stellar Lighting and six other lighting companies from importing rival designs without paying licensing fees to Litepanels. ...
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2013-01-23

IKEA Intends to Sell ‘All-LED' Lighting by 2016

IKEA has intended to sell only LED lighting in its stores by 2016. “No more halogen. No more Sparsam low-energy bulbs. No more fluorescent lights. We’re putting all our development and design efforts behind LEDs because we think  everyone  should be able to afford to illuminate their lives with the most sustainable lighting available.” IKEA argues that LED bulbs don’t get warm – though that feature  must be design specific, judging from the massive heat sinks that other LED light bulb producers like 3M, Insignia (B...
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2013-01-23

Indoor LED Lighting to Transmit Location Information

Researchers from Boston University have invented a unique way of using LED lights to transmit location information to mobile devices within buildings.   Researchers Dan Ryan and Aaron Ganick’s start-up, ByteLight, is based entirely around proprietary software that can accurately map the inside of buildings using only LED lighting to transmit location information. with the trend toward LED lighting replacing fluorescents in many buildings throughout the world, and the continued growth of mobile smart devices, LED lights that broadcast location data can he...
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2013-01-23

TILS 2013:BE-LED Provides LED Lighting productions

BE-LED Co., Ltd. has accumulated abundant construction experiences in public facilities, and play an important role in many Taiwan governmental streetlamp outsources construction,It also installed streetlamps in college and university, the feedbacks were all admiration. Our products are also CNS, CE and FCC certified internationally, the modeling of our productions is also well-designed, which makes streetlamp not only streetlamp but also a décor. It’s doubtless that our excellent performance and quality are the best choice in nowadays LED lighting mar...
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2013-01-23

TILS 2013:American GreenPower Provides LED Lighting Solution

American GreenPower Inc. (AGP) is an international importers, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of renewable energy lighting solutions, focused on providing energy efficient indoor and outdoor lighting, LED sensor applications for commercial and industrial uses. Our commitment to focus on our customers to provide tailor-made specifications and our proprietary LED lamp solutions, electronic sensors. We offer a wide range of lighting contractors, distributors, designers and professionals who are keen on finding alternatives to energy-efficient lighting products. ePow...
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2013-01-22

Toshiba Lightech: LED Lighting CAGR to Reach 31% in 2010-2020

Japan's LED lighting market is expected to account for around 40% of the global LED lighting market from 2012-2013 with penetration rate expected to exceed the global penetration rate, according to Toshiba Lightech. Furthermore, thanks to rapid decreases in price and market growth in Europe, the US, and China, the CAGR of the global LED lighting market from 2010-2020 to reach 31%, Toshiba Lightech adds. According to president and CEO of Toshiba Lightech, Tooru Shibuya, the firm introduced LED light bulbs in 2009, and in 2011, the LED light bulb ...
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2013-01-21

LED Lights Combines with Gym Floor to Create Boundary Lines

The German company ASB Systembau has created glass flooring (called ASB Glassfloor) that uses programmable LED lighting to create boundaries as well as create video messaging and other wording underneath the gym floor. As we know, though most gym floors fit the dimensions of various courts (e.g. basketball, badminton, tennis, etc.), there's been that long-standing struggle of painted lines. Hard to play badminton on a court made for basketball and vice-versa.  And LED lights come in and solve this problem. The floor, which is currently in place in a German...
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2013-01-15

LEDs to Usurp Traditional Light Bulbs

LEDs would usurp traditional efficient light bulbs based on the prediction for LED market share, policies to phase out incandescent bulbs as well as overall environmental performance. Market share According to a US Department of Energy report forecast in 2012, LEDs will surge in the US lighting market, to a 36% share in 2020 and 74 per cent in 2030 , implying $30 billion in annual energy savings by 2030. The study, "Energy Savings Potential of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications", forecast rapid gains after 2014 as prices cont...
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2013-01-15

Public Votes for Standard Colors for Empire State Building’s LED Tower

The Empire State Building (ESB) is asking the general public to determine the official standard colors for its new LED tower lights from January 14-20. Each evening from sunset to 2 a.m., January 14-20, 2013, the North, South, East and West sides of the building will light up the New York City skyline in four shades each of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and pink (in this order, one color per night). Local tri-state area residents, who see ESB's lights nightly, are invited to look up at the building and vote for their favorite shade of color via th...
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2013-01-15

Saginaw Castle Museum to be Bathed in LED Lights

The Castle Museum of Saginaw County History will become the 14th building illuminated at night as a part of the Saginaw Sees the Lights Project. The Castle Museum, 500 Federal, will be the first time LED lights will be installed. They will run on sensors that will operate from dusk to dawn. To date, 13 downtown buildings have been illuminated. St John’s Episcopal was the first building to get the lighting. Since then buildings on both sides of the Saginaw River have received the luminous honor. They are St. Mary Cathedral of the Assumption, First Pres...
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2013-01-15

GE LED Channel Letter Lighting Allows Easier Layout, Faster Installation

Bright, uniform, reliable channel letter lighting is important to the brand image of countless businesses. Inconsistent or unlit elements can undermine customers' positive perceptions. With more than 20 million linear feet of Tetra® product installed worldwide, GE continues to provide business owners and sign makers with the easy-to-install, worry-free and dependable LED channel letter lighting systems they demand. "Professionals appreciate and specify GE LED sign lighting for more than its quality and reliability. They go with GE because we've designed ...
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2013-01-11

Dialight Surges on Lighting Segment Revenues

Dialight saw its share price soar 38p to 1,053 as it announced a contracts bonanza that has meant doubling the sales force to keep pace with demand. The company had reported strong revenue growth in the segment in November driven by adoption of LED based lighting products. Now Dialight reveals that lighting segment revenues have grown by over 70 per cent versus the full year of 2011 and by almost 80 per cent in comparison to the second half. The sales force has more than doubled over the prior year and is expected to continue to grow strongly. Lighting sales growth has ...
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2013-01-11

PhotonStar LED, CSR Create Bluetooth Smart Home Lighting Products

PhotonStar LED Group plc, continues to work with CSR plc (CSR) in the development of its Bluetooth Smart home lighting products.   The firms worked closely to create a joint LED lighting demonstration on the CSR booth at CES International 2013 in Las Vegas, showing how Bluetooth low energy wireless technology can enable smartphones, tablets and other connected devices to control systems such as lighting throughout the home. Photonstar’s existing LED lighting system is fully colour tuneable and dimmable, and the addition of CSR’s Bluet...
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2013-01-11

LEDtronics Lights up Pasadena CA, Green City Path

Post-Top LED Street Lamps Help the City of Roses Reduce Energy and Maintenance Costs. LEDtronics, Inc. is one of the Southern California companies helping the Pasadena City Council in its goal to “increase conservation and sustainability” and put these funds to good use. U.S. Department of Energy authorized the city with up to $1,507,800 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, to be utilized “to reduce energy use and greenhouse gases and develop and retain...
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2013-01-11

Intematix Introduces Red Nitride Phosphor for LED Lighting

Intematix introduces its XR Series of red nitride phosphors for use in extending the color spectrum of LEDs. XR brings Intematix's total number of long wavelength phosphor offerings to six. Long wavelength phosphors play a central role in extending the color range of LED applications like general lighting and displays including TVs, monitors and tablets. Intematix's product offering includes the XR, Ruby, LWR, ER and R red nitrides as well as the Orange silicate platform. The company holds over 400 patents and patent applications worldwide in LED lig...
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2013-01-10

Taiwan's PIDA Cooperates with Foreign Organizations on LED Lighting Standardization

Taiwan's Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA) signed a memorandum of understanding in September for cooperation on LED lighting standardization with the European Photonic Industry Consortium (EPIC), Korea LED Association (KLEDA), Electrical & Electronics Association Malaysia (TEEAM), and Japan's LED Products Manufacturers' Association (LEDMA) and Decoration LED Spread Association (DLEDA). This is the first time that the Taiwan organization, a nonprofit that is overseen by the N...
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2013-01-10

MHA Lighting Helps Bournemouth Airport Save Costs on Car Park Lighting

Bournemouth Airport is revolutionising its car parks with British-made LED lighting which will slash its lighting energy costs by 72%, saving 65 tonnes of Co2 per annum. Switching to LEDlighting from award-winning MHA Lighting, forms part of the forward-thinking airport’s campaign to continue its carbon-neutral ground operations. MHA Lighting’s team of professionals created a powerful solution to replace 150 watt SON fittings (170watt with ballast) with their P30 fitting – which is just 67watts inclusive of ballast. The 209 lights were fitte...
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2013-01-09

Long-term Optimism about LED Lighting Despite Temporary Downturn

Despite the lingering market pessimism which may last through 2013 and bring even greater challenges to LED lighting companies, the anticipation of a growing market share for LED lighting gives reason for optimism.   Bridgelux The market slump may continue for years and the European Union, the world's largest LED lighting market, may still be under the shadow of the debt crisis, but technology improvements are brightening the prospects of the LED lighting industry, said Brian Fiser, marketing director of the U.S.-based Bridgelux. Fiser is an optimist who s...
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2013-01-09

Walmart Stores in China Selected Honeywell for LED Lighting

Walmart has selected Honeywell’ s Ex-Or LED lighting technology for the retrofit of an additional 40 stores across China, which is worth approximately $12 million. Honeywell began to participate in the modernization and implementation of an energy-saving lighting program across China’ s Walmart stores in 2008, providing comprehensive LED lighting products including main floor, freezer, fresh produce, and outdoor billboard lighting. By installing Honeywell’ s LED lighting products, each Walmart store can cut its annual electricity consumption by aro...
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2013-01-07

NTL Lemnis Showcases "Pharox" Range of LED Products

NTL Lemnis, the LED Lighting solutions company, showcased a wide range of products of their globally acclaimed brand, “Pharox” at ELASIA 2013, Bangalore.   NTL Lemnis, the JV Company between the lighting electronics major from India, NTL Electronics India Ltd. and the global frontrunner in the field of LED based sustainable lighting solutions, Lemnis Lighting of the Netherlands, Showcased the Pharox range of LED lighting solutions which are specially targeted towards Indian audience. The products are already available across Afri...
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2013-01-04

GE Lighting Lights up Malaysia’s Premier Residential Development D’Island Residence

GE’s LED solution is the choice illumination for external environment and signage for Malaysia’s premier residential development D’Island Residence. Thespecified products are GE’s Roadway lighting systemR150 and Module Roadway R250 for compound lighting within the development and the LED Tetra miniMAXSystem for the entrance signage. The GE lighting solution brings quality lighting to the development while offering its client reduced costs and a loweredenvironmental impact. GE Lighting has succeeded to provide its leading LED solutio...
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2013-01-04

A Glimpse to Philips Hue Lights

Philips Hue lights offer a glimpse into the future of the fully automated and centrally controlled hi-tech home. Installation is very simple, the E27 bulbs fit in most common fittings. Compared with certain other energy-saving and LED lights, the Hue bulbs are able to provide a warm glow. The Android and iOS applet you create your own profiles which can control up to 50 lights and can customise brightness and colour at a touch. It's not all sunshine however. When you use the normal wall switches in your home to turn off and on the light, they are reset each time rega...
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2013-01-04

USPTO Published Patent Application of SEMILED for LED Lighting System

United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20120327663, on December 27, 2012, by SEMILED OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD., titled as "Light Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting System Having Adjustable Output" for the registration of patent. Inventors: DOAN; TRUNG TRI; (Baoshan Hsinchu 308, TW) Assignee: SEMILED OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD. Miao-Li County TW According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A light emitting di...
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2013-01-02

Taiwanese LED Suppliers Devote Penetrating LED Lighting Market

According to the new set-up Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance, Taiwan's LED industry is expected to benefit from high growth in the global LED lighting business in 2013. Taiwan's LED industry to benefit from global LED lighting brisk growth Citing estimates that the global LED lighting industry's output will grow by a compound annual rate of 32 percent between 2010 and 2020, the Alliance said the brisk growth will drive the sector's expansion in the next few years. In 2011, Taiwan accounted for about one-fifth of the production value of...
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2013-01-02

City of Crystal Falls Replaces Metal Halide Fixtures with LED Clearlights

The City of Crystal Falls, Michigan retrofitted 40 250W metal halide (MH) decorative teardrop fixtures with Evluma’s 50W LED Clearlight Beacons along Superior Ave in the fall of 2012. And they are currently evaluating the 40W AreaMax for future projects. With the aid of Midwest distributor Resco, this is the second project that Evluma, an LED lighting manufacturer based in Seattle, WA, has worked on with the City of Crystal Falls. Dave Graff, City Electric Department Supervisor, chose the Short Beacon to match the burn center of the previ...
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2012-12-27

Indian Revives LED Illumination Plan for CST

The state government has revived its plan to illuminate Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, a Unesco world heritage site with LED lights. The project is expected to cost Rs 7.5 crore. The lighting will also be done in keeping with the occasion such as the Tricolour on August 15 and January 26. The proposal was first mooted a few years ago but failed to take off after Central Railway (CR) returned the Rs 5.5 crore it had received from the central government to illuminate the building. CR has also now evinced interest in executing the project. A source said a meeting ...
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2012-12-26

TPC ImproveS the Aluminum Fin Heatsink of 10W A19 to be Upgraded to 16.5W A19

Taiwan Puritic Corporation (TPC) has successfully improved the Aluminum Fin heatsink of 10W A19 to be upgraded to 16.5W A19 via the state-of-the-art ceramic coating and it can save significant cost. In recent yeas, TPC concentrates on Green Energy in order to have environmentally friendly products .The issue of heatsink plays an important role in LED and Solar Battery. The testing report of SGS shows that the heatsink of TPC can increase Luminous Efficiencies  and Light Extraction Efficiency. The ceramic coating can significantly decrease the temp...
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2012-12-21

Bright Energy launched the LED Lighting Products

Bright Energy Co., Ltd (BE)is one of the top manufacturers & suppliers in Taiwan specializing in LED streetlamp mainly, also projection lamp, ceiling light, solar-energy applied spot light, and other kinds of high-brightness LED devices, the product line is wide. We are also a supplier for public accommodation like governmental and university streetlamp construction, the feedbacks were all admiration. Temporarily we cooperate with LED chip supplier that comes from Japan, its anti-vulcanization decreases LED light-decay evidently, it also lengthen the lifetime, ...
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2012-12-20

Lighting Science(R) Congratulates Atlanta Botanical Garden on Recognition From Forbes for Dazzling Light Display

Atlanta Botanical Garden Made Forbes' List for Top Ten Most Dazzling Light Displays Lighting Science Group Corporation® (OTCQB: LSCG), congratulates the Atlanta Botanical Garden for being recognized on the Forbes list of "ten most dazzling light displays in the world." For the second year, Lighting Science® partnered with the Atlanta Botanical Garden's seasonal lighting exhibit, "Garden Lights, Holiday Nights," which features uniquely custom designed, color-changing orbs. "We were absolutely thrilled to...
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2012-12-19

Shenzhen Spark Wins LED Biding of National Highway Lighting Project

Recently, Shenzhen Spark Optoelectronics S&T CO., LTD, has won the biding of Ganchong Highway Lighting Project (from Ganzhou to Chongyi), which is a very important part of Xiacheng National Highway (from Xiamen to Chengdu). Around ten thousand lights will be applied in this project, including LED Tunnel light, Street light and Fog light. It is reported that Ganchong Highway is not only a major thoroughfare connecting southeast coastal area and southwest in China, but also the most difficult highway constructed in Jiangxi Province so far with the bigg...
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Tokushima, Japan – 25 January 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the additions of the NVSW719AC and NVSW219C-V2 to its industry standard ce... READ MORE

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