Apira Science’s First Wearable Laser Device to be Cleared by ANVISA in Brazil

Apira Science has received clearance to sell and distribute the iGrow Hair Growth System in Brazil, bringing the benefits of low-level light therapy (LLLT) to the homes of consumers in one of the largest beauty markets in the world. The iGrow is the first wearable, home use laser device to be cleared by ANVISA, the Brazilian regulatory agency responsible for approving cosmetics, health services, medical devices, and more. Apira will distribute the iGrow in Brazil in partnership with Onderma, a leading distributor of dermatological products.
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Rio Olympics Shed Lights on Chinese Lighting Manufacturers Opportunities in South America

Olympic Games Rio 2016 propelled Chinese lighting manufacturers into the international sports arena with many lighting up Olympic venues and landmarks, and helped manufacturers break the OEM stereotype in the eyes of international clients, reported Chinese language media 21st Century Business Herald.
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World Bank: LED Lighting Trend Reaches Brazil

Arianna Tozzi of The Climate Group addresses World Bank observations of LED lighting trends in Brazil. A Forum on ‘Business Modls for Energy Efficient Public Lighting’ was held in São Paulo, Brazil on June 1, 2016. The event was attended by over 250 street lighting stakeholders, including senior representation from over 30 major cities, private sector financiers, development banks and manufacturers.
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Panasonic To Supply Large LED Displays to Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Panasonic, which supports the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Rio 2016 Olympics) and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as an Official Worldwide Partner for the Olympic Games*1, today announced the company will launch a variety of global marketing activities in its sponsorship category. Through these activities, Panasonic hopes to deliver the splendor and excitement of sports and help nurture the Olympic Movement.
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OLED Lights Shares the Spotlight with Brazilian Superstar

Dietmar Thomas, Manager Brand & Integrated Communications OLED, from Philips Lumiblade interviews lighting designer Christopher M. Baude about his latest OLED lighting installation in Brazil.
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Emerging Market Trends in 2014

More manufacturers are turning to emerging markets that hold high growth potential as maturing U.S., Europe and Japanese markets become saturated. Emerging markets including India, Thailand, and Russia hold many business opportunities for LED manufacturers, due to their high reliance on LED chips, components and package imports.
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R20 Regions of Climate Action and Lighting Science Group Complete Pilot LED Streetlight Installation in Brazil

R20 Regions for Climate Action, Lighting Science Group, and Pegasus Capital Advisors announced today that they have installed an initial set of 52 LED streetlights in Brazil. The well-attended ceremony last Saturday night in Nova Friburgo illuminated the city’s central square. The group and their other local partners hope to implement large-scale street lighting projects across Brazil by minimizing the upfront cost of installing new LED streetlights, and saving over 50% of previous energy usage.
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19th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree Shines Bright

The 19th Bradesco Seguros Christmas tree – the world's biggest floating Christmas tree, according to the Guinness Book of Records – was inaugurated on Saturday evening, November 29, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at a major free event that brought together thousands of people on the shores of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon to watch the lighting of the Tree, one of Rio's biggest events, after Carnaval and the New Year's Eve Réveillon celebration.
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How to Scale Up Low Carbon LED Lighting in Brazil's Cities

The Climate Group - with the support of consulting company Orbiz - convened key Brazilian stakeholders at a workshop in São Paulo last week, the third in a series which aims to accelerate the adoption of energy efficient LED street lighting around the world.
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Osram Lights Up Sao Paulo Stadium for World Cup 2014 in Brazil

The new futuristic Corinthians Stadium in Sao Paulo: an arena of the superlatives. The entire high-tech lighting of the arena area is provided by the OSRAM Group.
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Efficient Lighting for the World Cup

With Germany taking home the World Cup 2014 trophy this year, Simon Greenwood, Commercial Director Europe at GE Lighting shares in this blog entrry some lighting techniques adopted for the stadiums.
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Philips and Royal Dutch Football Association Kick Off Football LED Lighting Across Brazil

This weekend Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, kicked off a new initiative with KNVB (Royal Dutch Football Association) - a series of six football clinics held at Philips Community Light Centers across Brazil during this summer’s football tournament.
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Brazil Football Stadiums Install Philips lighting ahead of Summer Tournament

Royal Philips announced that it is lighting 9 of 12 stadiums that will be used as venues for this summer’s soccer tournament in Brazil. Philips’ will add spectacle and excitement through its advanced lighting solutions. The façades of five stadiums will be lit high lighting the architecture of these great landmarks, while the pitch lighting at five out of 12 stadiums will ensure that TV watchers can see every moment, emotion and detail of the beautiful game. 
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Brazilian City Brightens Up with GE Traffic Lights

GE's GTx™ LED traffic signals have been installed in the city of Bauru to provide energy-efficient traffic signal illumination. High visibility and light uniformity offered by GTx™ LED signals led the municipality to choose GE's LED transportation lighting solution. 
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Hon Hai to Set up New Manufacturing Base in Brazil

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. , from Taiwan, has finalized its grand investment project in Brazil, under a memorandum of understanding with the state government of Sao Paulo. The investment project is designed to pour a total of 1 billion Brazilian real dollars into setting up a manufacturing base covering an area of one million square meters to turn out electronic parts, broadband equipment, digital cameras, touch panels, LEDs and printed circuited boards in the Itu, a city on the outskirts of Sao Paulo. The manufacturing base is scheduled to roll in 2014 and...
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Dialight’s LED Products Achieved Brazil’s INMETRO Certification

Dialight has announced four of its class-leading LED hazardous location lighting products including the SafeSite® High Bay, Area Light, Wallpack and Emergency Wallpack have achieved Brazil’s INMETRO certification for safe, approved use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 applications, paving the way to penetrate new key market opportunities in Brazil’s expanding petrochemical industries.   With the U.S. Energy Information Administration reporting Brazil as the ninth largest oil producing country in 2010—producing approximately one-third of total o...
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Cree Lights up Brazil with Manufacturer’s Representative, LED Brasil

Cree, Inc. Wednesday signed an agreement with LED do Brasil Comercio de Produtos Eletronicos Ltda. to promote the sale of Cree LED components in Brazil. Brazil is the 10th largest energy consumer in the world and the 3rd largest in the Western Hemisphere, behind the United States and Canada.
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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 Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.