2009-08-03

GE LED Lamps Installed at 150 Red Robin® Restaurants

GE Consumer & Industrial announces that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. has replaced approximately 12,000 standard incandescent and halogen lights in more than 150 Red Robin® restaurant locations in the U.S. with new, more efficient 7-watt GE light emitting diode (LED) PAR 20 flood and spot lights. Red Robin is using the GE LED lights for general down lighting applications that require a high quality of light, measured as lamp-to-lamp white LED color consistency.
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2009-07-31

Samsung Launches 8500-series LED HDTVs

Samsung Thursday announced in the U.S. its new 8500 HDTVs with a dynamic contrast ratio of 7,000,000:1. The new 46 and 56-inch models feature local-dimmer LED backlighting. Samsung said that their new LED technology delivers a more uniform illumination across the full width of the frame, and improves black levels, contrast and color saturation.
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2009-07-31

Lighthouse Displays at American Airlines Center to Add More Excitement to Mavericks and Stars Games

Lighthouse Technologies announced to have begun the installation of high definition LED screens at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Working with long time partner TS Sports, 25 Lighthouse LED screens, including four 1080p full HD screens on the center hung display, will be installed at the facility. The upgrade will be completed over the summer for the 2009-2010 Dallas Mavericks’ and Dallas Stars’ seasons, according to the company.
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2009-07-31

Litepanels to Receive First-Ever Emmy Statue for Lighting Equipment Technology

Litepanels, Inc., the provider of LED (light emitting diode) television and motion picture lighting equipment, announced that it will be awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy(R) Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its proprietary lighting systems.
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2009-07-31

Energy Focus, Inc. Selected To Provide LED Lighting for Virginia Class Attack Submarines

Energy Focus, Inc. announced yesterday that it has been selected to receive a $1.4 million contract by the Naval Research Warfare Center to develop and produce solid state lighting fixtures for use specifically on Virginia Class attack submarines. The new fixtures will replace single, double and triple tube fluorescent water tight fixtures now in use as well as provide solid state replacements for existing fluorescent based berth lights.
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2009-07-31

DOE Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium

To leverage the efforts of multiple cities pursuing evaluations of LED street lighting products, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the formation of a Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium. The Consortium will collect, analyze, and share technical information and experiences related to LED street lighting demonstrations.  
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2009-07-30

LED Grow Lights Help Indoor Gardeners Go Green All Year Long

LED technology is making it easier than ever for those health and eco-conscious consumers to keep growing their favorite plants year-round indoors. LED-Grow-Lights.com offers several LED Grow Light products capable of keeping indoor plants warm and well-lit for favorable growth conditions.
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2009-07-29

Leadis Technology Reports 2Q09 Results

Leadis Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: LDIS), an analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer of LED driver products for consumer electronics devices, today announced results for the second quarter of 2009, ended June 30, 2009. Q2 2009 Highlights --  Leadis divested of its Touch sensor product assets for $6.25 million. Leadis is now focused solely on the design, development and marketing of LED drivers and controllers. --  Leadis achieved 5 new LED driver design wins in the quarter.
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2009-07-29

Dominant Unveils K Nova Alingap Package; Cost-Competitive with Impressive Brightness

DOMINANT Semiconductors has recently released its new series product, K Nova 3W AlInGaP. The new product measures just 7.2 mm x 7.2 mm in size while provides an impressive brightness of typical 90lm at 700mA, according to the company. This LED is designed for exterior automotive lighting, general lighting and signage.
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2009-07-28

Lutron's Vierti Dimmer Wins Red Dot Design Awards

Lutron's Vierti dimmer has won a Red Dot Design Award, a prestigious international competition that honors high quality and innovative design.
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2009-07-28

LIGHTFAIR International Details Attendee Demographics of Record-Breaking Show

The 20th annual LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI), the world's largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, ended with record-breaking attendee registrations of 23,416 industry professionals and conference participants. Celebrating two decades of lighting excellence in New York, LFI 2009 offered the most robust trade show and conference in its 20-year history.  LFI 2009 increased attendance by 8.5% and exhibit booths by 6% from LFI 2007 in New York.
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2009-07-28

Dialight to Release New LED High Bay Luminaire

Dialight Corporation is set to introduce its first LED high bay luminaire which has been designed exclusively to replace conventional high bay lighting solutions in interior and exterior industrial, commercial and hazardous location applications.
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2009-07-27

Blinx Releases Sound Responsive LED Earphones

Blinx has introduced new sound responsive LED earphones, reports Ubergizmo. The earphones are equipped with a control box which enables the LED to pulse according to the tune of the music being played. Each of these earphones and the central control box includes three blue LED lights. These earphones are compatible with any device housing a standard 3.5mm jack. Apparently, the earphones are powered by two ZA13HP batteries. The Blinx earphones are also said to bundle up foam earbud protectors and instruction leaflet.
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2009-07-24

LightWild Lighting Illuminates Prairie Band Casino & Resort in Kansas

LightWild today announced it has completed the LED lighting for Prairie Band Casino & Resort, in Mayetta, KS. The Casino and Resort is owned and operated by the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, which is approximately 85 miles from Kansas City.
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2009-07-24

North Carolina Town Going Green with LED Technology

Philips Lumec has been chosen by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of western North Carolina to light their downtown streetscapes with their environmentally responsible LED lighting solutions. In doing so, they clearly place this town of 14,500 residents, located on the South end of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in the vanguard of communities choosing environmentally responsible LED lighting technologies.
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2009-07-24

PowerSecure Awarded $5 Million of New Orders for Clean, Green EfficientLights Technology

PowerSecure International, Inc. (Nasdaq:POWR) today announced it has been awarded approximately $5 million of new orders for its EfficientLights LED lighting technology. The new orders are expected to be completed and recognized primarily during the second half of 2009. In total, this brings 2009 EfficientLights orders from major retailers to over $13 million, as the Company has realized a significant uptake in order flow this year from this state-of-the-art technology.
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2009-07-23

Wavien, Inc. Introduces 50 W White LED Projector with Output over 200 Lumens

Wavien, Inc. today announces that its patented Premien LED projector technology produces output in excess of 200 lumens using a single white, 50 W LED. The output efficiency of Premien technology, which is currently available for portable projector applications, is up to two times higher than the competing LED technologies. Wavien continues to optimize the system performance of projectors using Premien technology and expects that next-generation performance will increase to over 300 lumens.
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2009-07-23

Researchers Make LED Light Bulbs from DNA

Researchers at the University of Connecticut have made a new material that emits bright white light by adding fluorescent dyes to DNA and then spinning the DNA strands into nanofibers, according to a paper published online in the journal Angewandte Chemie. The researchers create white-light-emitting devices by coating ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with the material. They are even able to fine-tune the white color tone to make it warm or cold.
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2009-07-23

Danville Switching to LED Lights

The City of Danville is likely to become the first LED city in Virginia, the United States. City officials say that the city has received a 50 thousand dollar grant for it to switch to new LED lights in different parts of the city. LEDs use less energy, last longer and are more environmentally friendly. So far, they've been installed at the water plant, and at the adult detention center.
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2009-07-23

LSI Industries Inc. Completes Acquisition of AdL Technology and Related Companies

LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) Wednesday announced it has completed the acquisition of AdL Technology and related companies (AdL Engineering and Kelmilfeen), privately owned and based in Columbus, Ohio. Consideration for the asset purchase of these businesses consisted of 2,469,676 shares of LSI's unregistered common stock, cash of $1,328,000, and assumed indebtedness of $3,526,000. The management team of AdL has entered into employment agreements and will continue in their current positions to manage the business for LSI.
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2009-07-23

Enfis Launches New Innovative Series of LED Arrays for Use in Myriad Street Lighting Applications

Enfis Group Plc. (LSE: ENF), an innovator of intelligent LED lighting systems and technologies, today announced the launch of their new Innovate Series of LED arrays for use in myriad street lighting applications throughout North America.
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2009-07-23

Leadis Technology Introduces New LED Controllers Featuring Temperature Compensation Engine

Leadis Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: LDIS), an analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer of LED drivers for consumer electronic devices, today announced sample availability of the LDS9001 and LDS9003, two new LED controllers featuring Leadis' patent pending LED-Sense™ Temperature Compensation engine. This innovative feature allows for direct in-situ monitoring of the LED junction temperature without the need for an external temperature sensor, thereby optimizing LED brightness and reliability throughout the LED's full operating temperature range.
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2009-07-23

Albeo Releases New White Paper on Converting Fluorescent Fixtures to LED

Albeo Technologies today announced its latest white paper, “LED Retrofits of Fluorescent Fixtures: A white paper on converting fluorescent lighting to high efficiency LED.” Examined in the paper are the key factors to consider for converting older fluorescent fixtures to LED.
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2009-07-22

Supertex Releases Highly Efficient LED Driver

Supertex, Inc. (NasdaqGS: SUPX) recently introduced the HV9918, a buck-mode LED driver IC with hysteretic current control and high-side current sensing. It is ideal for a variety of solid-state lighting applications, such as low voltage industrial and architectural LED lighting, signage or decorative lighting, indicator or emergency lighting, as well as a general purpose constant current source.
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2009-07-22

Digi-Key Stocks Tyco Electronics’ LED Light Pipe Assemblies

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced that it is now stocking Tyco Electronics’ LED light pipe assemblies. Products now available on Digi-Key’s global websites include:
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2009-07-22

Wal-Mart Holds Grand Reopening of Store Featuring LED Parking Lot Site Lighting

The Wal-Mart Superstore, the first retail store to feature light-emitting diode (LED) parking lot site lighting, based on specifications developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Retailer Energy Alliance, will reopen on July 15, 2009, in Leavenworth, Kansas. The Superstore will serve as a test site to determine the viability of expanding LED parking lot lights at Wal-Mart stores nationwide.
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2009-07-22

U.S. Army Camp in Korea Illuminated with LEDtronics Wall-Paks

At the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys in the Republic of Korea, LEDtronics LED Wall-Paks now illuminate the four bay doors (at right) of the fire station, while the rest of the building is lit with 250W HPS (amber glow).
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2009-07-21

CooLED Introduces LED Auto Lamp S25-3W Replacement

CooLED Lighting introduces an innovative high power LED retrofitted lamp for automobile turn signal, stoplight or tail light. There are 6pcs of 0.5W MaxCool high power LED installing in the top and side of a 25mm-diameter fully-aluminum lamp head. And it is covered by a prismatic diffuser that allows symmetrical light distribution.
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2009-07-21

Nanometrics Receives Multiple System Orders for High-brightness LED Metrology

Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq: NANO), a supplier of advanced process control metrology systems used primarily in the manufacturing of semiconductors, solar photovoltaics and high-brightness LEDs, today announced orders for one VerteX™ and multiple RPMBlue™ photoluminescence (PL) mapping metrology systems.
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2009-07-21

EcoTek Lighting Creates Brilliant Backlit LED Light Boxes for Fisker Automotive

EcoTek Lighting, a division of Expotrans, Inc., has developed energy efficient, ultra-bright outdoor LED light boxes for award-winning, premium green auto manufacturer Fisker Automotive, Inc.
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