2009-11-09

GE Lighting Launches 3rd Generation Immersion™ LED Refrigerated Display Lighting Across Europe

GE Lighting recently announced that its latest Immersion™ LED Refrigerated Display Lighting RV30 Series is now available across Europe for environmentally responsible retailing.
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2009-11-06

LEDnovation Introduces A19 Neutral White LED Light Bulbs for Incandescent Replacement of 60W & 75W Bulbs

LEDnovation, Inc. today introduced two new LED bulbs for the North American Market. The company claims that the LED bulbs are the industry’s first and highest brightness 60W and 75W incandescent A19 equivalent replacement bulbs. 
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2009-11-06

Energy Star Program Enhancements to Be Released Soon

Before November 30, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will release a more detailed proposal outlining anticipated Energy Star program enhancements for 2010, according to a letter from EPA to Energy Star stakeholders. These program enhancements will include a proposed method of integrating various elements of the Energy Star lighting program.
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2009-11-05

GE Introduces New LED Module to Simplify Lighting

To address the inflexibility of integrated LED luminaires now used in commercial and consumer settings, GE Consumer & Industrial yesterday (Nov.4) announced a small puck-shaped LED module that gives lighting designers and end-users the ability to easily upgrade LED lighting.
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2009-11-05

Cree LED Lamps Selected for Initial 650 Store Deployment at Walmart

Cree, Inc. Wednesday announced that it has been selected to provide energy-efficient LED lighting to Walmart for new stores and renovations. Walmart plans to install Cree LRP-38 LED light bulbs in 650 stores during the first year, replacing ceramic metal halide in the produce and electronics departments. Cree’s industry-leading LR6 recessed LED downlights are also being used in new construction applications.
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2009-11-05

NXP Sets New Benchmarks for LED Drivers

NXP Semiconductors today announced three major developments in its portfolio of mains connected LED driver solutions: the success of its SSL2101 LED driver IC in matching LED lifetimes in an accelerated lifetime test; the introducti
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2009-11-05

American Choppers Use LED Lighting from OSRAM SYLVANIA

Fans of the popular TLC show American Chopper will witness a first when they tune in this Thursday, November 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The Orange County Choppers (OCC) crew -- founder Paul Sr., -- forges new territory with the creation of their first electric-powered chopper. Another first is the use throughout the bike of LED lighting for head, tail and signal lighting. Supplied by OSRAM SYLVANIA, the lighting array includes the first OEM installation of OSRAM SYLVANIA LEDs in a motorcycle head lighting application.
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2009-11-04

Rubicon Technology Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results and Outlines Two Year Expansion Plan

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, Semiconductor, and Optical industries, Tuesday reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2009.
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2009-11-04

City of LA Installs Solar Powered LED Bus Stop Lighting as Part of Green Streetlight Program

The City of Los Angeles is working with Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) to illuminate off grid locations with solar power. As part of a green streetlight program, the City is replacing high pressure sodium lighting fixtures with hardwired LED streetlights such as the LEDway(TM) luminaire from BetaLED(R) -- and lighting nearby bus stops with solar powered EverGEN(TM) lights from Carmanah.
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2009-11-03

Cree CEO Joins Energy Secretary Chu to Discuss Economy and Energy Efficiency

Chuck Swoboda, chairman and chief executive officer of Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) joined U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu at the Clean Energy Economy Forum to discuss science, innovation and job creation in the new clean economy.  
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2009-11-03

Sol, Inc. Unveils New Solar Light Controller Platform

Sol, Inc. a provider of solar powered LED outdoor lighting, has announced the introduction of its next generation solar light intelligence. aiSUN™ operates as the brain, heart and nervous system of a solar light, making them brighter, more efficient and less complex.
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2009-11-03

Dole Saves 95% with Albeo’s C-Series LED High Bay lighting

Albeo Technologies Inc., a LED lighting manufacturer, announces the retrofit of a Dole cold storage warehouse with Albeo's award winning C-Series solid-state high bay. Dole, the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables, replaced 400W metal halide fixtures with Albeo C-Series High Bay fixtures. Light levels nearly doubled in the cold storage warehouse with the fixtures mounted at 28 feet and temperatures below zero degrees Fahrenheit.
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2009-11-02

Burton Medical Releases New Diagnostic LED Examination Light

Burton Medical Products, Inc. has developed a revolutionary diagnostic and examination light, the AIM LED, by combining the smart and versatile design of their existing AIM lights with the efficiency and longevity of an LED light source.
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2009-10-30

Low Cost Crystals for LED Lighting Awarded DOE Funding

The Department of Energy recently announced $151 million funding for 37 ambitious research projects to pursue breakthroughs that could fundamentally change the way we use and produce energy. One of the selected projects includes the development of low cost crystals for LED lighting.
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2009-10-30

Cree Demonstrates Record-Breaking LED Light Bulb

Today, at the annual Cree (Nasdaq:CREE) shareholder meeting, Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda demonstrated an A-lamp LED light bulb with the highest lumen output and efficacy reported in the industry. The bulb produces 969 lumens at an impressive 102 lumens per watt, which is the light output equivalent to a 65-watt incandescent bulb, yet it uses only 9.5 watts.
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2009-10-29

Orb Optronix Announces Its New Family of Advanced LED Measurement Systems

Orb Optronix announced today its new family of advanced LED characterization systems. The ETΦ™ family of LED Characterization Systems, also known as ETO, is capable of measuring the complete electrical, thermal and optical characteristics of LEDs.
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2009-10-28

LED Backlight Drives Veeco‘s Q3 Revenu up

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009. The third quarter revenue was $99 million, down 15% on $115.7m a year ago but up on $72m last quarter and well above the guidance of $80-88 million.
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2009-10-28

Veeco MOCVD Tools Selected for Capacity Expansion at Xiamen Sanan OptoElectronics in China

Veeco Instruments Inc., announced that Sanan OptoElectronics of China has placed multiple tool orders for Veeco`s TurboDisc Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems to expand their manufacturing capacity of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs).
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2009-10-28

Cree Shifts Lighting-Class LED Expectations to 100+ Lumens

Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, is redefining expectations of lighting-class LEDs with the addition of new 100+ lumen XLamp(R) XP-C LEDs to the company's line of XLamp LEDs. This addition shifts Cree's entire XLamp portfolio of lighting-class LEDs into the 100+ lumen range, at 350 mA.
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2009-10-27

LEDtronics Shoebox and Cobrahead LED Luminaires Aid the Bolling Air Force Base in D.C. with Their Energy Efficiency Goals

"Energy Conservation: It Starts with Awareness" was the theme for the 2009 Energy Awareness Month at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. Through the program promoted by DOE each October, the AFDW sought to showcase the base as a nationally recognized model for energy and water conservation, and have replaced some of the power-hogging street lamps on the base grounds with eco-friendly LED lights from Torrance, California-based LEDtronics, Inc.
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2009-10-27

iWatt, Inc. Targets Solid State Lighting with New Digital PWM Controller

iWatt, Inc., a provider of digital power IC systems products and technology, today announced the release of the iW3620 Digital Controller for LED lighting applications. It is the industry’s first LED driver IC for 5-40W luminaires with primary side regulation that eliminates the need for an opto-coupler and related components thereby reducing bill-of-material cost and improving reliability.
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2009-10-27

Lunera Lighting Ramps-Up Production of Dimmable LED Fixtures for Commercial Use

Lunera Lighting, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of next-generation digital LED lighting, is now selling its ultra-thin, energy-efficient LED fixtures to the commercial general lighting market.
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2009-10-27

Mellina Taps LED Lighting Expert Greenlight Initiative for New Marco’s Pizza Locations

Greenlight Initiative (GLI), a USA headquartered LED-lighting sales and solutions provider, announced the successful installation of a complete LED-based lighting system for the first of a number of new Marco's Pizza franchise restaurants across Georgia.
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2009-10-26

Ultra-Low Silicone Thermal Gap Filler Provides High Thermal Conductivity and Conformability

MH&W International has added new TP-S3LS ultra-low silicone gap fillers to its line of thermal interface materials. TP-S3LS pads contain less than 50 parts per million of silicone while providing 3.0 W/mK of themal conductivity between hot components and their heat sinks.
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2009-10-23

Maxim Releases 8 x 8 keypad controller with 8 GPIOs/LED drivers

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX7360, a key-switch controller featuring multiple key press/release detection on up to 64 keys, plus 8 extra GPIOs/LED drivers and advanced ESD protection. Individual key codes for each press and release are stored in a FIFO register to enable monitoring of multiple key-switch events.
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2009-10-23

Rutgers University Installs Daktronics HD Football Display

Scarlet Knights fans this season are being treated to a state-of-the-art, high definition video display at Rutgers Stadium. Daktronics Inc. recently installed the new HD video display at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. 

Rutgers is currently in the midst of a $102 million expansion of the stadium to increase its seating capacity to 56,000. The LED displays are part of that expansion. Last season, three Daktronics ribbon displays were installed along the fascia of the stadium.
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2009-10-22

Apple Updates MacBook With LED-Backlit Display, Multi-Touch Trackpad & Built-in Seven-Hour Battery

Apple® updated its popular MacBook® with a new, durable polycarbonate unibody design featuring a brilliant LED-backlit display, a glass Multi-Touch™ trackpad and Apple’s innovative built-in battery for up to seven hours of battery life. Inheriting technology and design features from the MacBook Pro line, the new MacBook is an ideal consumer notebook for students and new Mac® users, and is available for $999.
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2009-10-22

Cree Posts Strong 1Q Results, Outlook

Cree Inc. Tuesday posted first-quarter earnings and revenue well above market expectations, and forecast strong second-quarter results. The LED lighting manufacturer reported net income of $21 million, or 23 cents per share, on $169.1 million in revenue for its fiscal 2010 first quarter, ended Sept. 27. That's up from net income of $5.9 million, or 7 cents per share, on $140.4 million in revenue in the same period a year ago.
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2009-10-22

Cree Sets a New Standard for Indoor LED Lighting with the XLamp® MX-6 LED, Industry’s First Lighting-Class PLCC LED

Cree, Inc. extends its lighting-class LED leadership into PLCC LEDs with the commercial availability of the new XLamp® MX-6 LED. The MX-6 LED offers the performance and reliability that customers expect from Cree XLamp LEDs with enhanced light uniformity and low power consumption.
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2009-10-21

Top Industry Associations to Support OLED Lighting Design Summit

The world’s first and only OLED lighting design conference is scheduled to take place in Boston (December 2-3) this year. Over 100 lighting design professionals are expected to attend the conference.
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