Fluence and Cannabis Business Times’ Annual “State of the Cannabis Lighting Market” Report Reinforces Dominant Adoption of LEDs, Positive Impact on Yields

Eighth-annual “State of the Cannabis Lighting Market” report highlights the sustained high rate of LED adoption among commercial cannabis growers AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Nov. 2, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the eighth-annual “State of the Cannabis Lighting Market” report. The report is developed collaboratively with and distributed by Cannabis Business Times, a national publication foc...
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Signify wins Prototype Phase of U.S. Department of Energy’s prestigious L-Prize competition

L-Prize competition created to spur the development of the future of illumination in commercial buildings Innovative, modular luminaire delivers energy efficiency and light quality through flexible, circular design and sustainable materials Next-generation Interact connected lighting system provides businesses with tools to realize deeper energy savings, reduce operational expenses and enhance the occupant experience Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that it is a winner of the Prototyp...
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Fluence LEDs Help Organic Grower Flora & Flame Realize Better Yields, Higher-Quality Cannabis

An operation with sustainability at its core, Flora & Flame chose Fluence fixtures for their energy efficiency and the consistent bud quality they help create AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 19, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the results of its partnership with Oakland, California-based cannabis cultivator Flora & Flame, which has increased yields by 50%, improved bud quality and reduced cycle times with Fluence’s LED fixtures. Flora & ...
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Grodan and Fluence LED Develop New Concept for Year-Round Strawberry Cultivation

GRODAN AND FLUENCE LED DEVELOP NEW CONCEPT FOR YEAR-ROUND STRAWBERRY CULTIVATION Grodan and Fluence join forces to develop new concept for year-round, high-tech strawberry cultivation with a demonstration trial at Wageningen University & Research in Bleiswijk, The Netherlands. Bleiswijk, the Netherlands, 4 October 2023— Grodan and Fluence, two leading horticultural solution providers, have partnered for an innovative trial aimed at revolutionizing year-round high-tech strawberry cultivation usi...
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Montréal, Québec, Canada, September 12, 2023 - Sollum Technologies, the leader in fully dynamic LED grow lights, is pleased to announce the launch of its groundbreaking research program. With an unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in controlled environment agriculture, Sollum® is poised to partner with research centers and universities across the United States. This program, named S.E.A.R.C.H1, is designed to enable researchers and institutions to bring about breakthroughs in the knowledge and practic...
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Glamox to Install LED Lighting on Eight PGS Seismic Vessels

Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has won a contract from the Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS to provide marine LED lighting for eight of its seismic data acquisition vessels. This first phase of the retrofit project will involve replacing fluorescent tube lighting with around 2,500 marine-certified LED luminaires fitted on the exterior and interior of the eight vessels. PGS’s switch to energy-efficient LED lighting is being driven by its desire to comply with emission reduction targets, new regulations, and its own sustainability targets, Glamox s...
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Ideal LED solutions for linear and panel lighting in office spaces, retail outlets, hotels and restaurants

Cree LED J Series® 2835 LEDs are optimized to deliver the best value with high efficacy to low-density, indoor lighting applications, such as downlights, troffers and panel lights. Pro9™ version LEDs deliver up to 24% higher efficacy over standard version LEDs without sacrificing color rendering quality. These LEDs feature the same maximum current plus the same mechanical and electrical characteristics as the standard versions. Product Features Brilliant illumination with up to 24% higher LPW at 90 CRI than standard versions Seamlessl...
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Texas to debut new LED lighting against Wyoming

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced three new miniaturized infrared (IR) sensor modules for remote control systems. Featuring modulated carrier output for code learning applications, the Vishay Semiconductors dual-lens TSMP95000 and single-lens TSMP96000 and TSMP98000 combine a wide supply voltage range from 2.0 V to 5.5 V with low typical power consumption of 0.35 mA at 3.3 V. Source: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Incorporating a new in-house designed IC to assure long-term availability and reduced lead times, the devices provide pin to pin comp...
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Fluence Leads New Trends in More Controllable Fixtures, Customized Portfolio Solutions Help Commercial Growers Succeed

Fluence, a leading supplier of LED horticultural lighting and business unit within Signify’s Digital Solutions division, has been committed to developing innovative LED horticultural lighting technology and providing customers with more customized lighting solutions. LEDinside had an opportunity to interview Jordon Musser, chief product officer of Fluence, to learn more about the company’s latest products, Fluence’s approach to the Internet of Things (IoT), and its specialized portfolio of solutions. (Jordon Musser, Chief Product Officer of Fl...
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Former Fluence CEO Announces New Role With Dove Automation

David Cohen will spearhead Dove, which provides cannabis cultivators with automation and technology to improve packaging and distribution. David Cohen announced his new role as CEO of Dove Automation August 28. Courtesy of Dove Automation David Cohen, who spent nearly five years leading LED lighting company Fluence, announced today his new role with Dove Automation, a Webster, New York-based company that provides cannabis growers with automation and technology solutions for packaging and distribution. As CEO, Cohen will spearhead Dove’s efforts ...
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New Philips Ultinon Access makes upgrading to LED headlights easier than ever

The headlight bulb’s compact design and compatible base mean broader compatibility Suresnes, France – September 4th, 2023 – Moving up from halogen to LED just became quicker and easier with the new Philips Ultinon Access range of automotive headlight bulbs. Experience the extra brightness and performance of LED technology with these simple-to-fit lamps and benefit from the enhanced safety and longer lifetime of proven Philips quality. Hassle-free fitment We have made installation simple. There’s no need for compatibility checks or adapter ...
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Philips Hue Secure integrates smart lighting, sensors, and cameras

Philips Hue integrates smart lighting, sensors, and cameras to help secure your home Experience the integration of smart lighting and smart home security with new Philips Hue Secure cameras, sensors, and app features to help secure your home Monitor your home in real time and receive instant motion notifications, and use the Security Center in the Philips Hue app to trigger light and sound alarms and arm or disarm the system Rest assured that videos remain private as Philips Hue Secure cameras feature end-to-end encryption by default, even for event recognition ...
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Bridgelux’s Gen9 COBs Deliver Industry Highest Efficacy 200 lm/W

Bridgelux (www.bridgelux.com), the leading developer and manufacturer of innovative LED solutions, is announcing the launch of its Gen9 COBs. The Gen9 COB is a result of our continuous effort to improve CRI80 efficacy to 200 lm/W warm white and represents a 10% improvement from the previous generation CRI 80 Gen8 COBs. Gen9 COBs are available in a wide range of Light-Emitting Surfaces (LES) from 6 mm to 22 mm in diameter. The breakthrough performance represents the highest efficacy in the COB lighting market. Together with Gen9 V SeriesTM CO...
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Signify’s energy-efficient LED lighting helps the Borough of Sefton on its way to net zero emissions

26,000 public lights will be upgraded across roads, streets, and residential areas for greater energy efficiency, reduced costs and maintenance, and better quality of life for residents and visitors. Upgraded lighting is expected to save 7,161,500 kWh /£1.8 million annually on energy consumption, prior to the upgrade and reduce maintenance costs by circa 45%. The lighting upgrade is a major step in the council’s goal to hit net zero by 2030. Guildford, United Kingdom – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is supporting Se...
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Award-Winning Rebate Program Helps Fluence Customers Save More Than $26 Million

AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 22, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its award-winning rebate program has helped growers secure more than $26 million in rebates and incentives since 2017. Fluence’s dedicated in-house rebate experts offer rebate and incentive management to all Fluence customers at no additional cost, including customers through the Fluence partner network. The team’s experience with utility companies across North America helps mitigate t...
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Signify opens new factory for light sources and luminaires in China, its biggest in the world

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced the opening of its biggest LED lighting manufacturing site in the world in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China. The new factory of Signify's joint venture company Zhejiang Klite Lighting Holdings Co., Ltd (“Klite”) will manufacture high-quality branded LED lighting products, including for the Philips brand, for China and the global market. Fully operational by the end of this year with 192 production lines, the 200,000-square meter facili...
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LED lighting supports Australia’s net-zero ambitions

Connected LEDs can offer significant energy-efficiency benefits In several ways, Australia is at the coalface of the climate crisis. Australia’s coal industry plays an outsized role in the economy, employing 46,000 people and generating over 50% of the country’s electricity. The country is now dealing with the effects of this fossil fuel. Australia’s average temperature has increased by over 1.47°C since 1910, and extreme weather events—including wildfires, flooding, and drought—have all increased in recent decades. On the positive side...
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New 95 CRI and Pro9™ Options for XLamp® XHP LEDs

Unbeatable combination of lumen output, high intensity and high reliability Cree LED’s XLamp® Extreme High Power (XHP) LEDs deliver the best lumen density, reliability and optical control for their size. Lighting manufacturers can use these LEDs to create designs that are not possible with other LEDs, or leverage the XHP performance advantages to significantly reduce system cost by using fewer optics, PCBs and heat sinks. Cree LED has recently expanded the XHP family products to include new versions optimized for indoor directional lighti...
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Harness the power of environmental monitoring and space management with Interact Space analysis

Interact Space analysis enables building owners to analyze their space, environmental conditions, and occupancy more effectively Two new sensors have been introduced to monitor environmental conditions and track occupancy patterns: the Environmental sensor and the People sensor For building owners, it represents an excellent opportunity to create appealing, tenant-friendly spaces, support healthy building standard certifications such as WELL, and secure longer, more valuable lease contracts Signify is the only lighting company in the world to offer this highly effec...
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Signify reports second quarter sales of EUR 1.6 billion, operational profitability of 8.3% and a free cash flow of EUR 88 million

Second quarter 2023¹ Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 117 million in Q1 23 to 119 million in Q2 23 On track for all Brighter Lives, Better World 2025 sustainability program commitments Sales of EUR 1,644 million; nominal sales decline of -10.5% and CSG of -8.6% LED-based sales represented 84% of total sales (Q2 22: 84%) Adj. EBITA margin of 8.3% (Q2 22: 9.5%) Net income of EUR 45 million (Q2 22: EUR 248 million) Free cash flow of EUR 88 million (Q2 22: EUR 135 million) Eindho...
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Made in the U.S.A. — Lumileds Matrix Integrated Lighting Solutions

With reduced transit times, no tariffs, local support, and Lumileds EnabLED Qualified Supplier status, U.S. manufacturing just got easier for the luminaire industry San Jose, CA – July 25, 2023 – Lumileds, a world leader in LED innovation and manufacturing, is now producing its LUXEON Matrix products and custom integrated LED solutions for the lighting industry in the United States. This allows Lumileds to provide improved support for North American customers, reduce transportation costs, time, and environmental impacts, eliminate tariffs, an...
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Next Generation XP-G4 Delivers Best-in-class LPW with Enhanced Optical Performance

Optimized for indoor and outdoor general lighting and specialty lighting applications Cree LED’s highly anticipated XLamp® XP-G4 White LED incorporates the latest advancements in high-power LED technology for improved optical performance while delivering industry leading efficacy. XP-G4 is optimized for a wide range of both indoor and outdoor directional lighting applications requiring precise light control, good color over angle and long-term reliability. Product Features Industry-leading LPW & optical performance ◇ Incorporates late...
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J Series® 2835 LEDs with Precision Dimming

Precision dimming delivers simplified control over voltage, light output and color rendering Cree LED’s precision dimming is a new production technique that addresses unacceptable light output and hue variations when dimming parallel strings of LEDs to low current. These light output variations are caused by normal production variations in characteristics of LEDs and can be reduced substantially with proper system design. A novel production technique has been introduced to address the problems of inconsistent light output and hue experienced when dimming LED...
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Lumileds NightScape Technology Lowers Blue Light Below 2% to Support Our Natural Ecosystem and Dark Sky Initiatives

With ultra-low levels of blue light, Lumileds LEDs with NightScape Technology make it possible to meet new outdoor lighting standards – like those in Maui – without redesigning optics or fixtures Lumileds NightScape Technology has been engineered to preserve the well-being of animals, plants, and people, reduce glare and light pollution, and support dark sky initiatives. Virtually all outdoor solutions, from landscape lighting to area lighting, will be better for the environment with the application of NightScape Technology with blue light content at levels bel...
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Digital Brilliance Unleashed! MEAN WELL Shines at COMPUTEX with a Powerful Display of Cross-Industry Power System Mastery

The Taipei International Computer Show (COMPUTEX) has successfully drawn to a close, with global standard power supply leader MEAN WELL showcasing a host of major products, including its 3+N System Power Supply, DC High-Voltage Centralized Power Supply Lighting, Security Monitoring Power, and Power Supply Series Dedicated to Harsh Environments, demonstrating comprehensive, adaptable, and robust system power supply solutions. Rex Lin, Project Manager at MEAN WELL’s Product Strategy Center, noted that as many applications are ev...
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【Exclusive Interview】Contrel Offers One-Time Mass Transfer and Repair Technologies with Lower Material Costs and Shorter Manufacturing Time

Starting to invest in the development of Micro LED equipment in 2017, Contrel believes that the decision was right after looking back at the then product development strategies today (2023). TrendForce was honored to invite Chih-Hao (Kevin) Tsai, director at Contrel, to talk about the company’s Micro LED mass transfer and repair technologies as well as their advantages. The existing stamp transfer works through thermal pressure release using PDMS adhesives. As Tsai indicated, Contrel has been aiming at largely simplifying the manufacturing process of Micro L...
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New Philips Hue innovations help further personalize your home

From big to small: Philips Hue continuously innovates to help you personalize your home Fill the smallest corners of your home with warm-to-cool white and colorful light with the new Philips Hue luster E14 bulb Keep up with the latest design trends with the expansion of Philips Hue panels Customize your lighting with the new brightness balancer for Entertainment areas and additional time slots for motion sensors Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is launching new Philips Hue lights and app featu...
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Signify wins eight Red Dot awards for design excellence

Recognition follows eight iF Design awards awarded in May Industry accolades highlight the company’s persistent focus on innovation and forward-thinking design Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, will receive eight prestigious awards for product design at the Red Dot Design Awards 2023 in Essen, Germany today. Among the winning products are the Philips MyCreation Coastal breeze, a 3D-printed lamp made from recovered fishing nets that won the award for ‘Innovative Product’, and P...
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Shining a light on the future: The important mix of technology for entertainment industry lighting

In the dynamic realm of entertainment lighting, professionals from the industry are constantly looking ahead, exploring the future of various lighting technologies. Lighting technicians and designers are eager to gain insights into the potential role of all technologies. Allow us, ams OSRAM as the leading expert in both Halogen and LED, to "shed some light" on this topic. Halogen lamps are the dominant technology used in entertainment lighting and have long been admired for their distinctive qualities, such as exceptional colour rendering, a warm aesthetic, and prec...
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ams OSRAM extends success in Horticulture Lighting with Hyper Red innovation – Reinforces market leadership and unrivaled performance in horticulture lighting

Fifth generation of OSLON® Square Hyper Red LEDs achieves market leading wall plug efficiency of 78.8 % Robust inhouse chip technology enabling exceptionally long Q90 lifetime of 102,000 hours Designed to reduce grower´s energy consumption and cost without sacrificing crop yields Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (June 13, 2023) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, has introduced the fifth generation of its popular OSLON® Square Hyper Red horticulture LED designed to offer faster plant ...
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The OSCONIQ® P 3737 high-power LED achieves industry-leading wall plug efficiency of 83.2 % in Hyper Red, enabling unique output levels and cost savings Vegetable, flower, and other growers benefit from a stable photon flux thanks to the Q... READ MORE

New XLamp XFL LEDs are fully specified and optimized for flashlights and other portable lighting applications  Cree LED has just launched the new XLamp® XFL LED family, comprised of three LEDs designed for maximum performance in flash... READ MORE