2009-07-21

i-Pix LEDs Fixtures Enter Depeche Mode Universe

i-Pix LED fixtures continue their run on the high profile tours of 2009, with lighting designer Paul Normandale specifying both BB4 LED wash lights and the original i-Pix Satellite 'brick' LED light-sources as part of his Depeche Mode "Sounds of the Universe" design.
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2009-07-20

Innovations in Optics Releases New Sophisticated and Versatile LED Light Engines

Innovations in Optics is first to develop a series of OEM light engines that incorporate ultra high brightness (UHB) LEDs, several available primary collection optics, and thermistor and photo-sensor options for real-time feed back loops of temperature and light intensity.
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2009-07-20

DOE Released Round 8 Results for CALiPER Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the results of Round 8 of product testing through its Solid-State Lighting (SSL) CALiPER program.
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2009-07-17

Renaissance Lighting Bolsters Its “Green” Initiative with Launch of an All-New LED Fixture Recycling Program

Renaissance Lighting, a leading innovator in the development and manufacture of energy-efficient, ultra long-life solid-state luminaires, has established an industry-leading recycling program designed to keep Renaissance Lighting products out of the nation’s landfills.
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2009-07-17

First Eco-Friendly McDonald’s Lit with Cree LED Lights in North Carolina

A new, more energy-efficient McDonald’s is now open in the Saltbox Village shopping center in Cary, N.C. Featuring LED lighting from Durham-based Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), the new building is on-track to be the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified McDonald’s in the state.
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2009-07-17

Liquid-Filled LED Bulbs Finally Make “Green” Lighting Cool

  Eternaleds, Inc., announces the debut of their HydraLux-4 LED light bulb, the world’s first of its kind that uses liquid-cooling technology to look and function exactly like a regular light bulb.
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2009-07-17

LedEngin Introduces White 40W LED Light Source Exceeding 2000 Lumens

LedEngin, Inc., a solid-state lighting company specializing in high performance LED products, introduces an ultra-bright, ultra-compact 40W LED light source available in warm, neutral and daylight white color temperatures. It is the first of its kind with record luminous flux density in a compact 9mm x 9mm footprint. The multi-chip LED is capable of 2000+ lumens in neutral and daylight white color temperatures and 1500+ lumens in warm white.
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2009-07-17

AT&T Collaborates with GE to Switch to LED Signage,Saving Over 3,500 Metric Tons of CO2 Annually

With a switch to the energy-efficient, long-life GE Tetra(R) LED lighting system -- a product of ecomagination(SM) from Lumination, GE Consumer & Industrial's LED business (NYSE: GE) -- AT&T is expected to save more than 5.8 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year and eliminate 3,500 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. It's the equivalent of planting more than 950 acres of trees.
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2009-07-17

Elation Releases the ELED Series of White MR16 LED Replacement Lamps

Elation Professional is making it easier than ever for homes and businesses to switch over to the “green” benefits of LED lighting. The company has introduced a new line of energy-efficient, long-lasting, standard-size MR16 replacement white LED lamps – the ELED MR16 5W Series.
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2009-07-17

Optek Develops Miniature Half-watt LED Package with High Lumen Output, Long Operating Lifespan

Providing lighting design engineers with an LED source suitable for large or small, conventional or specialty lighting applications, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a miniature half-watt LED package. Designated the OVS5MxBCR4 Series, the 3.5mm surface mount device is an energy-efficient LED source featuring high luminous intensity and a long operating lifespan.
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2009-07-16

New Coke Bottle to Be Revealed, Features High-resolution LED Screen

The Coca-Cola Co.’s new 49-foot-tall Coca-Cola Contour bottle will be revealed at Turner Field on July 16, the beverage giant said. The new “21st Century” version of the previous bottle, which stood for 12 years, features a high-resolution, programmable LED screen that can produce millions of colors. The screen also serves as the iconic Coca-Cola label. The outside of the bottle is made of a polycarbonate high-impact material and traced in 3,000 tri-colored LEDs.
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2009-07-16

Carmanah Partners with frog design to Introduce the Next Generation of Solar-LED Area Lights

Carmanah Technologies Corporation has signed an agreement with frog design inc. to introduce the next benchmark in solar-LED area lighting. Established in 1969, frog design is a global innovation firm that has pioneered some of the world's most groundbreaking designs for trendsetting companies such as Apple, Disney, HP, Louis Vuitton, Logitech, Microsoft, and Sony.
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2009-07-16

GM to Incorporate Daytime LEDs into More Cars

GM will use LED daytime running lights as a way to add visual distinction to its vehicles, according to a conversation Car and Driver’s Steve Siler had with Jim Federico, GM’s vehicle line executive for midsize cars like the Chevy Malibu and Cadillac CTS. The LEDs appear in the new Buick LaCrosse and give the headlamps an opportunity to distinguish GM products. It’s a design strategy that can be seen on most Audis, and will now be a trend across GM’s four remaining brands.
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2009-07-16

ATG Donates iBright™ LED Tubes to Evergreen CCS

ATG Electronics donated their iBright™ T8 SMD LED Tubes to Evergreen Community Charter School. The school installed iBright™ LED to replace the conventional fluorescents.
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2009-07-16

LightTools 6.3 Delivers Enhanced Optimization and LED Modeling

LightTools 6.3, the newest release of the illumination design and analysis software from Optical Research Associates (ORA), delivers an expanded, more powerful tool set for optical system modeling and optimization. The software now features an Alternate Optimization Engine, which supplements the existing optimizer and enables users to successfully address an even broader range of design problems.
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2009-07-15

Tower Semiconductor's Power Management Process Selected by 3PEAKIC Microelectronics to Manufacture Energy Saving LED Driver ICs

Tower targets green energy sector; LED market expected to exceed $5 billion in 2012, an annual growth rate of 28% from 2008 - 2012
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2009-07-15

GE Evolve(TM) LED Series Area Light Advances LED Technology for Outdoor Lighting

The next generation of outdoor area lighting is here with the GE Evolve(TM) LED Series Area Light from GE Lighting Systems, Inc. GE's new area light combines the latest in LED system electronics, thermal management, mechanical and optical design to make the advantages of LED lighting a practical reality in parking lots and general lighting applications.
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2009-07-15

Sunovia Launches Cobra Head LED Lighting Products

Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) announced today that it has launched the first in a new line of EvoLucia(TM) brand LED cobra head products that drastically reduce both energy consumption and carbon emissions, and also lasts up to three times longer than traditional HID cobra head style lighting fixtures that are installed along roadways today. In addition, Sunovia's new LED cobra head fixture contains no poisonous elements, such as mercury.
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2009-07-15

Southern Company Embraces Phoseon’s UV LED-based Curing Solutions for Its Customers

Southern Company is a big gorilla in the world of energy – generating over 42,000 megawatts and serving 4.4 million customers in Mississippi, Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Their power plants dot the landscape of the south using everything from Hydroelectric to Nuclear fuels to generate electricity.
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2009-07-15

CRS Electronics Announces LED Lighting Installations, Increased Revenue

CRS Electronics ("CRS"), the operating subsidiary of Podium Capital Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LED), an engineer, designer, and manufacturer of LED lighting, is pleased to announce new installations for their MR16 LED replacement lamps have been completed during the month of June including two premiere locations; Gowlings LLP's Toronto offices and GlaxoSmithKline's facility in Mississauga, Ontario.
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2009-07-14

Supertex Introduces the HV9961 Constant Control LED Driver IC

HV9961 Achieves High Accuracy Without High-Side Current Sensing SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Supertex, Inc. has introduced the HV9961, an average-mode, constant control LED driver integrated circuit (IC) designed to drive LEDs using a buck topology. It is well suited for a variety of solid-state lighting applications.
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2009-07-14

Kichler's Design Pro LED Rail Lights Save Electricity, Add Style

Demand for eco-friendly home products is at an all-time high, and Kichler responds with yet another energy-saving lighting solution. Kichler’s new Design Pro LED Rail Lights incorporate tiny LED chips that use 75 percent less electricity than typical incandescent lighting. The fixtures, which easily mount into existing wall or ceiling outlet boxes, offer the same, warm white light and innovative designs homeowners have come to expect from their home lighting.
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2009-07-14

The World's Fastest LEDs Created, Modulates at 7GHz

Milton Feng and Nick Holonyak have constructed a light-emitting transistor that has set a new record with a signal-processing modulation speed of 4.3 gigahertz. Researchers have constructed a light-emitting transistor that has set a new record with a signal-processing modulation speed of 4.3 gigahertz, breaking the previous record of 1.7 gigahertz held by a light-emitting diode.
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2009-07-14

Daktronics, Team Up for Three St. Louis Events Featuring Massive Mobile Video Screens

Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) announced that three major Saint Louis, Mo. events, including an All-Star Charity Concert featuring Sheryl Crow, will be broadcast on the most technologically advanced varieties of Daktronics giant high-resolution LED screens, ensuring each of the thousands of expected attendees catch a great view of the festivities.
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2009-07-13

Unilux to Launch Pulsed LED Inspection Light Range at Labelexpo

Unilux will introduce a range of pulsed LED inspection lights at Labelexpo Europe 2009. Unilux will unveil LED versions of its most widely used stroboscopic inspection lights for label printers in Stand 5D95.
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2009-07-13

LEDs Illuminate Blissfield Bridge in The U.S.

Blissfield Parks and Recreation installed new LED lights provided by the Blissfield Kiwanis to the footbridge joining Ellis and Bachmayer parks in Blissfield, MI. The new lights on the wooden pedestrian footbridge at Ellis Park could beautify Blissfield for more than 30 years. The 300 feet of light-emitting diode (LED) rope lights recently installed on the footbridge were purchased by the Blissfield Kiwanis Club.
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2009-07-13

QuasarBrite LEDs Provide Concentrated High-intensity Light

Innovative Quasarbrite Narrow Beam SMT LEDs from Lumex provide 93% decrease in light angle for high-intensity applications QuasarBrite Narrow Beam LEDs also generate up to 50% cost and 50% real estate savings
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2009-07-13

Venture Capitals Bullish about Energy Efficient Lighting

Some venture capital firms in the U.S. are glowing about energy efficient lighting companies and they are investing large sums of money in this sector, according to an article on Wall Street Journal. New York-based Braemar Energy Ventures and San Francisco-based VantagePoint Venture Partners are both targeting $50 million of investments at energy efficient lighting companies currently. And VantagePoint may increase that amount by another $50 million within the next year.
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2009-07-13

Allegeny County Jail Implements ALSI's LED Lighting to Reduce Costs, Improve Security

The Challenge The Allegheny County Jail, a 900,000 square foot Pennsylvania facility that opened in 1996, faced expensive power and maintenance costs associated with outdated lighting in the jail’s 35 inmate housing pods, and elsewhere in the facility. The jail also faced a security issue because the light fixtures hung from the ceiling in a manner that blocked some security camera views. The existing lights were 2x2 High Intensity Discharge fixtures (HID), using a 250 W metal halide lamp, with additional ballast wattage of 45 W.
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2009-07-13

Six Flags' Bizarro Roller Coaster Gets New Lights and Frights from Elation

Plunging 132 feet at 60 mph with its screaming passengers’ feet dangling in mid-air, the floorless Bizarro roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure has been ranked as one of the scariest rides anywhere. When the New Jersey amusement park’s management decided to upgrade and re-theme the coaster (formerly known as Medusa) earlier this year, they were looking to pump up its thrills and chills to a new level. '
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