2019-03-12

Lumileds Introduces New LED with Better Lighting Efficiency

Lumileds launched a new version of the LUXEON 2835E 9V LED specifically optimized for the typical drive current of retrofit lamps and downlights, 100 mA. Lamp designers will achieve a 5% boost in efficacy over the 60 mA LED when driven at the same current, leading to more efficient retrofit lamps including A19, PAR and B11 lamps. Forward voltage drops by 4% as well. For instance, at 2700K and 80 CRI, the LUXEON 2835E 9V produces 118 lm and achieves 127 lm/W at 9.3V (versus 120 lm/W at 9.7V). (Image: Lumileds) “The LUXEON 2835E is...
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2019-03-04

Lumileds Names Jonathan Rich CEO

Lumileds appointment Dr. Jonathan Rich as the company’s new CEO and its former CEO, Mark Adams, will remain in an advisory role to the company. (image: Lumileds) Before joining Lumileds, Dr. Rich served as Chairman and CEO of Berry Global, a Fortune 500 specialty materials and consumer packaging company, from 2010 to 2018. He also held positions with Goodyear Tire & Rubber and with General Electric prior to Berry Global. “Mark Adams has made significant contributions to Lumileds during his tenure, leading the transition to an indepe...
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2019-02-27

Lumileds Introduces IR LED for Hyperspectral Imaging Applications and Camera Flash LED for Flagship Smartphones

LED specialist Lumileds announced the launch of its new LED products at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. The company unveiled the LUXEON IR ONYX LED for spectroscopy and hyperspectral imaging applications and LUXEON Flash 9X with Spectral Pure Technology LED that produces photos with the fine color quality. The LUXEON IR ONYX LED features a continuous broadband infrared (IR) emission from 650 to 1100nm with superior light output characteristics supported by the company’s new phosphor materials. The IR spectrum consists of a broad, ...
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2018-11-28

Lumileds Releases New Horticulture LED Products for Enhancing Crop Yield

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON SunPlus 2835 Line of LEDs, a series for horticulture applications which provides eight color options and high photosynthetic photon flux (PPF) for improving plant growth rate and crop yield of a variety of plants and vegetables. According to Lumileds, as LUXEON SunPlus 2835 LEDs offer various colors, users are able to select specific color points or design a customized spectrum. The LED’s compact 2.8 x 3.5 mm footprint allows minimal spacing between plants and lighting so that higher crop yield can be realized in interw...
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2018-11-23

Lumileds and Melexis Achieves High-Frequency Operation with IR LEDs

High frequency operation of infrared light sources has been widely applied in automotive, industrial and consumer segments following the trend of 3D sensing. Targeting the growing market of related applications, Lumileds has demonstrated its IR LED products, LUXEON IR Domed and LUXEON IR Compact LEDs to be alternatives to VCSEL technology. Engineering teams from Lumileds and Melexis have developed an evaluation kit that allows LUXEON IR LEDs to be operated at high frequencies up to 40MHz. The intrinsic properties of the LUXEON IR...
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2018-10-24

Lumileds Drives Efficacy to Over 200 lm/W in Popular 2835 Package

The LUXEON 2835 HE delivers the most efficient mid power solution on the market, reducing LED count for general lighting applications. Lumileds introduced the LUXEON 2835 HE, which achieves unprecedented efficacy of over 200 lm/W, while providing market defining color consistency. Expanding on the successful LUXEON 2835 Line, the new LED is optimized to deliver high efficacy and 2-step MacAdam ellipse color consistency in applications such as troffers and high bay/low bay fixtures. “The LED’s tight color point distinguishes it from other ...
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2018-10-22

Lumileds and Legrand Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Tunable White LED Lighting

Lumileds has announced its partnership agreement with Legrand, North & Central America, a specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures for developing easy-to-integrate lighting solutions with high quality tunable-white light.
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2018-09-28

Every Dark Cloud has a Silver Lining, Same for LED Lighting

With the low profit of LED general lighting and the escalating uncertainty of the LED industry due to the trade war, worldwide LED manufacturers are facing unprecedented challenges and have taken different actions to cope with the situation. Some decided to divert their LED lighting business while others are changing their business focal point. However, LEDinside believes that there are plenty of opportunities for LED lighting technology despite the difficult circumstance of the current LED lighting industry.
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2018-09-26

Lumileds Releases LUXEON V2, the Only Choice for a 2mm2 High Power LED

LUXEON V2 delivers best-in-class performance and the most usable light for street lights, high-bay/low-bay fixtures, sports stadiums and portable applications.
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2018-08-22

Lumileds Wins Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) for Matrix Platform Integrated Light Guides

Architectural SSL announced today that Lumileds has won a 2018 Product Innovation Award (PIA) from Architectural SSL magazine for its line of Integrated Light Guides under the Matrix Platform Advanced Technologies.
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2018-08-14

Lumileds Wins Jury Verdict of Liability for Intellectual Property Theft Against Elec-Tech International

Lumileds has won the verdict against a Chinese company who stole trade secrets of Lumileds’ LED technology and was awarded US$ 66 million, as judged by the Superior Court of the State of California. 
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2018-05-02

Lumileds Introduces Matrix Platform Integrated Light Guides Combine Visual Comfort with Breakthrough Output and Efficiency

Lumileds announced that its Matrix Platform light engines can achieve breakthrough lumen outputs and efficiencies, using its next generationIntegrated Light Guide Technology. The revolutionary Integrated Light Guide Technology provides non-pixelated illumination for visual comfort and the flexibility to select tailored light distribution patterns in the design of indoor and outdoor luminaires. 
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2018-03-28

Lumileds Creates Highest Flux Two-Die Mid Power LED for General Lighting, the New LUXEON 3030 2D

San Jose, CA – March 27 – Today Lumileds introduced a new addition to its mid power family, the new LUXEON 3030 2D with a square LES, which is specifically optimized for high flux and maximum reliability in a variety of general lighting applications including downlights, high bay & low bay fixtures and outdoor lighting applications. “With the new LUXEON 3030 2D, we are able to offer the industry’s highest flux in a two-die mid power package, but also our hot-color targeted approach ensures superior color accuracy to that of other LED manufacturers,” said Mei Yi, Product Manager of LUXEON 3030 2D for Lumileds.
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2018-03-14

Lumileds Delivers up to 48% Higher “Punch” than Competitors in Broadest Color Choices

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Director of the LUXEON Color Family. The company has witnessed in the market the trend to color tuning fixtures with narrow beam angles and maximum punch. The LUXEON CZ Color Line consists of 21 LED color options, which includes 13 color and 8 white emitters.
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2018-03-07

Kevin Martin Joins Lumileds as SVP of Quality

Lumileds announced the appointment of Kevin Martin as Senior Vice President of Quality, effective March 1. Martin has over 30 years of experience in Quality, most recently serving as VP of Global Quality at Flextronics.
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2018-01-24

Lumileds Achieves Performance Breakthrough on LUXEON 5050 and Enables DLC Premium Fixtures for Outdoor and Industrial Markets

Lumileds today introduced an upgraded LUXEON 5050 that sets the standard for high lumen per watt (lm/W) for high bay and street lighting applications. With newly released LM-80 reliability data, the product also meets DLC Premium V4.1 requirements, enabling fixture manufacturers’ access to high utility rebates and energy savings.
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2017-12-06

RPI Study Demonstrates that Both High Yields and Nutritional Quality of Leafy Greens Can Be Achieved With LUXEON SunPlus Lime LEDs

The study, utilizing a variety of commercial LEDs, compared the effectiveness of different LEDs on the growth of red lettuce Rouxai. The best combined yield and antioxidant concentrations in the lettuce was observed using LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs.
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2017-11-22

Lumileds Opens New Innovation Center in Shanghai, Reinforcing Commitment to Asia

Lumileds held a grand opening event to celebrate officially opening the doors of its new office and innovation center in Shanghai. Lumileds is making an important investment in pursuing further growth in one of the biggest global markets in automotive, illumination and mobile.  
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2017-11-15

Lumileds LUXEON C Color Portfolio Gets Double-Digit Performance Upgrades

 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significant boost in performance in existing designs as well as allow them to start from a higher level of performance in new designs,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Director of the LUXEON C Color Line.
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2017-11-06

Prices of LED Light Bulbs Continued to Drop in October as Vendors Wanted to Generate More Sales, Says LEDinside

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global ASP of LED light bulbs continued its slide in October. Compared with September, the ASP of 40W equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 1.7% to US$6.2. The 60W equivalent counterparts also saw a 1.7% decrease in their ASP to US$7.4.
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2017-09-28

Lumileds Adds New Offerings to its Leading Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting

Lumileds introduced three new products in its LUXEON SunPlus Series of award winning LEDs for horticulture lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). The portfolio of colors enables wavelength tuning for maximum crop yield in both greenhouse and vertical farming applications. 
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2017-08-29

Lumileds Expands LUXEON Stylist Series to Mid Power Packages for Retail Lighting

Lumileds today announced a breakthrough in fashion retail and fresh food markets lighting. The transformative LUXEON Stylist Series is now available as a comprehensive portfolio, which includes new mid power packages in addition to the existing highly successful CoB, products, all built with the award-winning LED technology.
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2017-08-08

New Lumileds Infrared Emitters Power the Most Compact IR Imaging Designs

Lumileds, the global lighting solutions leader, today introduced a family of high power infrared (IR) emitters designed to address the vast array of rapidly growing IR applications. These uses range from facial recognition/iris and gesture scanning to wearable health monitors, machine vision, night vision cameras and other industrial/biotech applications. The LUXEON IR Family combines high radiant intensity imaging with the industry’s lowest thermal resistance, resulting in optimal solutions for compact system designs.
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2017-08-02

Lumileds Transforms High Power Category with 1,700 Lumen Single Die LED

Lumileds revealed its highest flux density LED yet, the LUXEON V. Redefining the possibilities of light in a compact 4.0 mm x 4.0 mm footprint, LUXEON V can be driven harder than other LEDs in its class due to revolutionary new die and packaging technologies.
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2017-07-24

Can Chinese LED Makers Change Rules of Patent Market in the Post Oligopoly Era?

For a long time, Nichia, Osram Opto., Cree, Toyota Gosei and Lumileds have jointly shaped an enormous and powerful patent shield with cross-license agreements within the world LED industry and the five lighting goliaths have been charging, more or less, whoever tried to sell LED products abroad. However, as those patents are about to expire, Taiwan- and Korea-based Companies rise with their new patents and the expansion of Chinese businesses is posing threats, the industry is slowing transitioning away from the old oligopoly.
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2017-07-06

Lumileds Officially an Independent Company as Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Philips Complete Transaction

Lumileds announced that funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), and Royal Philips completed their previously disclosed transaction, resulting in Lumileds operating as an independent company. Lumileds develops lighting solutions for the automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination segments, enabling customers to push the boundaries of light.
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2017-06-28

LUXEON CoB Core Range from Lumileds Delivers Up To 30,000 Lumens

Lumileds today announced the addition of three new products to its successful LUXEON CoB Core Range to satisfy high lumen output applications such as streetlights, stadium lights and high bay & low bay fixtures. “We now have the ability to address not only 40 and 50W applications but up to 100W and 120W applications with these high lumen packages, at the same high efficacy as our LUXEON CoB Core Range (Gen 3) products.,” said Eric Senders, Product Line Director for the LUXEON CoB Family.
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2017-06-07

New Lumileds Matrix Platform Advanced Technologies Create Even Greater Design Possibilities

With five new Advanced Technologies added to the Matrix Platform, lighting manufacturers now have access to more competitive advantages to outpace their competition. 
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2017-05-24

Lumileds Sets New Standard for Efficiency and Reliability in Popular Mid Power Package

With the addition of LUXEON 2835E 3V to the LUXEON 2835 Line, Lumileds today reset customers’ expectations regarding the typical 2.8 x 3.5 mm package. The 2.8 x 3.5 mm footprint first gained traction in television backlighting, but now is proving convenient in general lighting applications including downlights, indoor area lighting such as TLEDs and troffers and lamps like B12 and A19 bulbs. The new LUXEON 2835E 3V raises the standard for this class of product in efficacy and reliability—with efficacy up to 170 lm/W—while meeting the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) Premium requirements.
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2017-05-24

Steve Barlow Joins Lumileds as SVP of Illumination

Lumileds announced the appointment of Steve Barlow as Senior Vice President (SVP) of its Illumination Business, effective May 22. Barlow rejoins Lumileds from Cree, Inc., where he served as SVP of sales and business development, responsible for the lighting division products, channels and revenue growth. 
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