2009-10-21

Seven More Renaissance Lighting Solid-State LED Lighting Fixtures Awarded ENERGY STAR® Qualification

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the ENERGY STAR® qualification to Renaissance Lighting Inc. on seven more of its newest 4-inch all-white solid-state LED downlight fixtures. Earlier this month, 11 of the company’s all-white 7-inch downlights became the first to receive the coveted ENERGY STAR qualification.
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2009-10-21

Linear Technology’s Synchronous Step-Down LED Driver Delivers over 20A of Continuous LED Current

Linear Technology announces the LT3743, a synchronous step-down DC/DC converter designed to deliver constant current to drive high current LEDs. The device’s 5.5V to 36V input voltage range makes it ideal for a wide variety of applications, including industrial, DLP projection and architectural lighting.
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2009-10-21

New Survey Shows Consumers Plan to Save Energy This Holiday Season with LED Christmas Trees

If the results of a new consumer opinion survey translate into consumer action, then pre-lit LED Christmas trees could be the hit of the season.
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2009-10-21

Semtech Announces New Platform of Tiny Charge Pumps for LED Backlighting in Handheld Devices

Semtech Corp., a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the SC654, SC657 and SC658LED backlight charge pump drivers for 6, 5, and 4 LEDs, respectively. Optimized for single-cell Li-ion battery applications, each part in this new platform is packaged in ultra-thin (0.6mm max.) 14-pin 2x2mm MLPQ package to provide the industry’s smallest solution in reliable and easy-to-handle plastic packaging.
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2009-10-20

Nuventix Launches More Compact SynJet Cooler for Philips Fortimo LED Downlight Module

Nuventix, Inc., innovator of SynJet active thermal management solutions, today announced the general availability of the next generation of the SynJet Universal DLM Cooler for the Philips Fortimo LED Downlight Module (DLM). The introduction of the 120mm compact SynJet cooler announcement caps a successful 2009 for Nuventix by delivering the smallest thermal solution available for the Philips Fortimo DLM.
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2009-10-20

Barco Launches LED Rear-projection Video Walls for 24/7 Control Room Applications

Visualization specialist Barco announced that its new LED-lit rear-projection video walls are now available for sales. The OL series of video walls presents significant quality improvements over the current state of the art in LED projection.
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2009-10-20

New York Knicks First to Feature LED Courtside Signage System

ANC Sports Enterprises announced new courtside signage and marketing agreements with four National Basketball Association teams for the 2009-10 season. The New York Knicks and Charlotte Bobcats become the two newest teams to feature ANC Sports’ courtside signage, while the Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder extended their existing partnerships and upgraded from traditional rotational signage to the DLP® Digital Courtside Signage System.
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2009-10-20

Nuventix and Bias Power Introduce New Power Supply Solution

Nuventix, Inc., innovator of SynJet active thermal management solutions, and Bias Power, Inc., manufacturer of patented low power AC-DC power supplies, jointly announce the introduction of SynPower series power supplies. SynPower is the standard power supply solution for SynJet in LED luminaires. This high efficiency power and cooling product combination speeds time to market of new LED designs by providing the SynJet active cooling solution and power-matched power source in a compact package.
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2009-10-19

EMerge Alliance Announces First DC Power Standard for Commercial Buildings

Delivering an innovative platform for unprecedented flexibility, sustainability and energy efficiency in commercial buildings, the EMerge Alliance recently announced the release of the EMerge Alliance Standard, the first roadmap for the utilization of safe, low-voltage directcurrent (DC) power in commercial interiors.   The new industry standard allows buildings of today to adapt to the needs of tomorrow by defining critical physical and electrical requirements that help achieve the following goals:
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2009-10-19

First U.S. Commercial LED Lit Building Opens in Auburn, WA.

The Marvel Food and Deli which opened its doors early in June 2009, is the first commercial new construction in the U.S. to be outfitted exclusively with LEDs (light-emitting diodes). The 16,000 square foot supermarket and deli is situated on a 43,000 square foot lot and utilized LED's for both interior and exterior lighting.
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2009-10-19

Lighting Services Relights the Brooker Gallery with White Light LED Fixtures

A celebration was held last night for the re-lighting of the Brooker Gallery at the Chicago Field Museum featuring Lighting Services Inc’s LumeLEX™ LED fixtures utilizing Xicato LED technology. The reception was attended by industry professionals including Architects, Engineers, Lighting Designers, Government Officials and the Press. The gallery displayed entries to the Burnham Memorial Design Competition which proposed a public memorial to famed Architect Daniel H. Burnham and the Plan of Chicago.
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2009-10-19

2009 DOE SSL Manufacturing Workshop Report Posted

The U.S. Department of Energy has published the summary report from the 2009 DOE Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Manufacturing Workshops, held April 21–22 in Fairfax, Virginia, and June 24–25 in Vancouver, Washington. Download a PDF copy of the report.
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2009-10-19

Alfred University Joins Cree LED University(R) Program

Cree, Inc. announces that Alfred University has joined the Cree LED University(R) program, an international community of universities working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient LED lighting across their campuses.
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2009-10-16

Xodtec’s Products Are to Be Available in High Profile U.S. Retail Outlets

Xodtec Group USA, INC., a market leader in LED lighting, announced today that it has established a sales relationship with Sunmax Industry Inc, which specializes in manufacturing plumbing fittings, high-end bathroom accessories and a full range of ironware products.
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2009-10-16

New Michigan Solid-State Lighting Association Seeks to Make Michigan a Global Leader in Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing, R&D

The Michigan Solid-State Lighting Association (MSSLA) today announced the official launch of its organization. MSSLA was established in a collaborative effort with Michigan-based corporations, universities, and state agencies engaged in manufacturing, research or development of solid-state lighting products.
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2009-10-15

Nextreme's OptoCooler HV14 Passes Stringent 3000g Shock Testing Standard

Nextreme Thermal Solutions, a provider of microscale thermal and power management products for the electronics industry, announced that its OptoCooler HV14 has passed the 3000g shock test as defined in the MIL-STD 883E Method 2002 Mechanical Shock standard.
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2009-10-15

Gigahertz-Optik Introduces New Hand-held LED Spectrolightmeter

LEDs measured on the test bench can produce different photometric and color results in actual operation mounted on the PC board. Also measuring slight color and flux differences between discrete LEDs mounted in a module is not possible with typical LED measurement setups.
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2009-10-15

Photovoltaic LED Outdoor Lighting System Field Test Results Presented

Cities and towns across the United States are considering ways to reduce outdoor lighting energy consumption, and much attention is being paid to the use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs).  The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute presented a new publication recently at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, NY detailing field test results for photovoltaic-powered LED luminaires installed at three public, outdoor sites in Sullivan County. 
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2009-10-15

Leotek LED Luminaire Qualified for Use in PG&E Rebate Program

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is leading the nation by providing rebate incentives to customers who install environmentally friendly LED streetlights. Leotek’s SLN Outdoor Luminaire has been selected as eligible for participation after demonstrating qualifying capabilities in extensive research studies and testing.
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2009-10-14

DRI Corporation Announces New Sign System Product for U.S. Public Transit Market

DRI Corporation (DRI), a digital communications technology leader in the global surface transportation and transit security markets, announced today that its TwinVision na, Inc. subsidiary in Durham, N.C., recently launched a new electronic destination sign system product, the TwinVision Silver Smart Series.
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2009-10-14

Silicon Valley Startup Lunera Lighting Sees Life in a New LightTM with Energy Efficient LED Lighting

Lunera Lighting, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of next-generation digital LED lighting technology, is set to begin selling its premium products of ultra-thin, energy efficient LED light panel fixtures. The company will initially target the commercial general lighting market. Lunera was founded and is led by a broad range of top industry influencers, lighting physicists, engineers, artisans, and marketers. Lunera began shipping products during the fourth quarter of 2009.
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2009-10-14

Magnalight Adds 90 Watt Compact LED Light with 7,200 Lumens and 2500 Foot Flood Beam

Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com released the LED10W-9S 90 watt LED emitter light. Housed in cast aluminum, nine 10 watt LEDs are packaged within individual reflectors, generating 7,200 lumens, while drawing only 8.5 amps on 12 volts. The LED10W-9S LED emitter light
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2009-10-14

Dialight Expands Its 657 Series Family of Products

Dialight, the applied LED technology specialist, now offers a flat and domed version of the successful 657 series panel-mount indicator. The new indicators feature a fully-sealed and potted design, making them impervious to dust and water intrusion and in compliance with IP67/NEMA 4X standards.
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2009-10-13

Samsung’s Latest Ultra-Slim LED Monitor Offers HD Quality Picture

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the number one worldwide brand of LCD display products, recently announced the debut of its premium LED monitor, the SyncMaster XL2370. At an estimated street price of $299, the XL2370 produces picture perfect, HD quality in a sleek, aerodynamic design. It will be available at Best Buy starting October 12 and through distribution and retailers in late November.
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2009-10-13

Lighting Science Introduces Breakthrough Roadway Lighting Technology

Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG), a global leader in LED (light emitting diode) lighting products, introduces its new line of LED roadway luminaires. The new PROLIFIC Series Roadway Luminaires have substantially increased light efficacy when compared to traditional lighting technologies such as high intensity discharge (HID) and significantly better light efficacy when compared to currently available LED based street lights.
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2009-10-12

Cooper Crouse-Hinds Announces Champ LED Series Luminaire

Cooper Crouse-Hinds, a provider of electrical and instrumentation products that enhance safety and productivity in harsh and hazardous industrial environments worldwide, has introduced the Champ® VMV LED Series, a new LED lighting technology for hazardous, industrial and other demanding locations.
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2009-10-12

Phoseon Technology Introduces RX Fireline UV LED Curing Systems

Phoseon announces the introduction of the RX FireLine(TM) series which is the next step in the evolution of their world leading Semiconductor Light Matrix (SLM) based high power UV LED curing systems.
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2009-10-12

Opto Diode Introduces New 99-die LED

Opto Diode Corporation, a supplier of standard and custom infrared and visible LEDs and high performance photodetectors, introduces a new 99 Die LED array product line. The family of products features excellent thermal conductivity, a 110-degree beam angle and a wide range of wavelengths from 405 nm to 870 nm. The six new devices are available in varying wavelengths with typical peak wavelengths of 405, 470, 525, 610, 830 and 870 nm, respectively.
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2009-10-12

Ecotek Lighting Develops Arched Graphics Indoor LED Menu Boards

EcoTek Lighting announced the design and manufacture of the unique Arched Graphics Indoor Menu Board with Direct Backlit LED Array technology. The Arched Graphics direct backlit LED menu board provides a clean contemporary look while allowing graphics to be changed easier.
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2009-10-09

Cree Adding Green Jobs in North Carolina

Cree, Inc. announces the expansion of its North Carolina manufacturing capacity and the addition of North Carolina-based green jobs as the market for energy-efficient LED lighting continues to expand. Cree expects to add 275 North Carolina jobs during 2009 to serve the expansion of LED manufacturing capacity and other staffing needs at its Durham, N.C., facility. Cree anticipates creating an additional 300 jobs by the end of 2012.
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