2018-02-02

LEDVANCE Recalls Recessed Canister Light Kits After Customer Reports

LEDVANCE announced to recall its recessed canister light kits after receiving reports of customers.
Continue reading
2018-02-02

Philips Lighting reports 0.5% full year comparable sales growth, 10% operational profitability and EUR 403 million free cash flow

Philips Lighting just announced the company's fourth quarter and full year results 2017. "In line with our objectives, Philips Lighting returned to comparable sales growth in 2017 driven by the growth of LED and connected lighting Systems & Services, which demonstrates the successful execution of our strategy," said CEO Eric Rondolat.
Continue reading
2018-02-01

New Project of Osram and LSE to Map Pathways to Smart Urban Lighting

The London School of Economics Configuring Light research group and LUCI, the international network of cities on urban lighting, along with Osram, have launched the joint research project "Pathways to Municipal Smart Lighting". It aims to show how municipalities worldwide understand intelligent lighting, how the topic fits into visions and plans for the urban future of towns and cities and how smart lighting can be realised within the framework of specific public policies.
Continue reading
2018-02-01

New MEAN WELL LED Drivers and Power Supply Add More Flexibility to Lighting

In order to meet the demands of economical floodlighting market, MEAN WELL launched FDLC-80 series. FDLC-80 series adopts constant power mode design with input range: 180 ~ 295VAC and the output range: 1000 ~ 2100mA. All models are potted, and with IP67 level. This series is complied with international LED safety regulations: EN55015; EN61547; EN61000 -3-2,3; GB17743.GB17625.1, and so on.
Continue reading
2018-02-01

OPTIS Unveils Light Simulation Software Aimed at Lighting Industry

OPTIS, an established software vendor for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physically correct visualization, announces it will debut its SPEOS solution dedicated to the lighting industry, SPEOS Lighting for SOLIDWORKS, at SOLIDWORKS World 2018.
Continue reading
2018-02-01

Above All Lighting Introduces LED Small MT Area Light

Above All Lighting, an expert in the R&D, manufacturing and customization of LED indoor and outdoor light fixtures, introduces the LED small MT Area Light.
Continue reading
2018-01-31

TILS 2018: Beyond the Incandescent Light Bulbs! LED filament Tube Candle Lamps Simulates Candle's Soft and Warm Light

Power photon Co., Ltd. after launching the LED filament heat management solution 2 releases the AC LED filament tube light, followed by LED filament heat management solution 3. Beyond the incandescent light bulbs –The LED filament tube candle lamp simulates candle's soft and warm light. LED filaments are covered with high thermal conductivity ceramic particles, which helps reduce thermal resistance, increase working life, and provide a candle's warm and soft light color.
Continue reading
2018-01-29

Future Farm Provides LED Canada Update

Future Farm Technologies Inc. updated that its LED Canada division has made significant progress in the past quarter.
Continue reading
2018-01-29

LRC’s Mariana Figueiro to Outline New Research on Lighting, Circadian Health

Mariana Figueiro, director of the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will reveal how lighting can optimize health based on the latest research at National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors’ (NAILD) Innovation 2018 on Feb. 13-16 in Rancho Mirage, California.
Continue reading
2018-01-29

Philips Lighting Supports Circadian Rhythms of Czech Employees with Human Centric Office Lighting

Philips Lighting has helped to transform the Czech Republic headquarters of energy company innogy, by installing an LED lighting system tuned to support the circadian rhythms of innogy’s office staff, including stimulating their energy levels at set times in the day. Employees enjoy a comfortable bright light, similar to natural daylight, to start their day and after lunch. This helps to stimulate energy levels, enhance workplace comfort and vision, supporting a sense of wellbeing and performance. The stimulus from the “human centric lighting” fixtures is likened to a strong cup of coffee.
Continue reading
2018-01-29

Auckland Harbour Bridge Transformed by Vector Lights

Thousands of people turned out to watch Vector Lights bring Auckland's iconic Harbour Bridge to life in a world-first solar, battery and peer-to-peer powered light show. The six-minute specially-composed Vector Lights opening show sequence wowed local residents watching and listening from different vantage points throughout the city, on land and water, last night.
Continue reading
2018-01-26

Philips Lighting Introduces a New Universal LED Tube Compatible with All Driver Technologies

Philips Lighting launches the next generation LED tube tailored for office and educational environments, retail spaces and warehouses: the Philips MASTER LEDtube Universal T8. The universal LED tube brings new levels of ease and simplicity to lighting projects, addressing a growing demand from lighting professionals for LED tubes. According to recent Philips Lighting research, over half of lighting professionals are already opting to replace old fluorescent tubes with LED alternatives driven by reduced energy and maintenance costs.
Continue reading
2018-01-26

Philips Lighting to Light up Four South Korean Winter Sports Stadiums

Philips Lighting announced that its Philips ArenaVision floodlighting will be installed in four South Korean stadiums to be used for ski, snowboard, hockey, skating and short track. The stadiums that will deploy the lighting are the Phoenix Snow Stadium, the Gangneung and Gwandong Hockey Centers and the Gangneung Ice Arena.
Continue reading
2018-01-26

New White Paper Demonstrates How Abrasion Resistant Lenses Lower Maintenance Costs in Exterior Aircraft Lighting Systems

In the aerospace industry, Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology promises to keep planes operating longer with reduced maintenance costs and lower power consumption. With the need to frequently replace burned-out bulbs eliminated, the importance of constructing reliable exterior lighting systems that can maintain safe levels of light output while withstanding exposure to particulate abrasion, thermal, and chemical stresses is necessary for operators to realize the benefits of LED technology fully.
Continue reading
2018-01-26

FORMALIGHTING Announces Launch of New U.S. Operations – FORMALIGHTING USA

FORMALIGHTING announces new operationsin the U.S.that will operate under the name FORMALIGHTING, LLC and led by Managing Director, Peter Augusta. FORMALIGHTING’s USA headquarters is located in Alpharetta, Georgia and offers a full line of U.S. approved products from the FORMALIGHTING portfolio including the award-winning line of motorized architectural lighting – MOTOLUX. The motorized series of track, pendant, and recessed fixtures was awarded an “Innovation Award” at Euroshop and will be available exclusively via FORMALIGHTING’s USA sales representatives.
Continue reading
2018-01-26

Speed Breeding with Specialized LED Lamps Cuts Crop Growth Time by Half

A group of scientists found a method to grow wheat twice as fast as the speed using standard approaches. This method can help feed the rapidly-growing population worldwide.
Continue reading
2018-01-25

Nichia Launches Ultra-High CRI White LED Optisolis, the Beginning of A New White LED

Since the birth of human, light (AKARI) has been indispensable. Light generates such a strong feeling, it has kept people throughout history longing for lighting that is most similar to that of natural daylight or fire. To further improve the overall quality of light as "AKARI”, Nichia Corporation has developed an Ultra-High Color Rendering white LED named Optisolis. 
Continue reading
2018-01-25

Mobile Apps from Acuity Controls Offer Quick and Easy Lighting Configuration and Control

Acuity Brands announced the availability of mobile apps to help make start-up and programming of lighting control networks and sensors from Acuity Brands easier and quicker. Now electrical contractors and other validated users can have the capability to set up and manage indoor lighting controls via their iPhone and Android mobile devices. 
Continue reading
2018-01-24

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

Cree yesterday announced financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2018, ended December 24, 2017.
Continue reading
2018-01-24

Philips Lighting Whittles Down R&D Unit

Philips Lighting announced on January 10 that it was letting go of a portion of the employees at its R&D laboratory in Eindhoven, reported DutchNews.nl.
Continue reading
2018-01-23

LEDVANCE to Shut Down Two Facilities to Focus on Solid State Lighting

LEDVANCE stated on January 11 that it will shut down two facilities producing traditional lighting products and it is looking to complete the closing by December 2018, as EdisonReport carried in an article.
Continue reading
2018-01-22

VLNComm Launches the World's First Li-Fi Lighting Panel

VLNComm, a US-basesd firm focusing on the development of bi-directional Li-Fi, has developed the fastest, most affordable and most innovative Li-Fi LED lighting panel in the industry. Introduced and successfully demonstrated before to more than 500 people at CES 2018, the LumiNex panel is capable of 108Mbps download speeds and when coupled with the LumiStick 2, 53Mbps upload speeds. Coverage is 516 square feet and includes support for 15 users simultaneously all through the use of industry standard white LEDs.
Continue reading
2018-01-22

Masco Corporation Announces Signing of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Kichler Lighting

Masco Corporation, a manufacturers of branded home improvement and building products, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire The L.D. Kichler Co. (“Kichler Lighting”), a developer of decorative residential and light commercial lighting products, ceiling fans and LED lighting systems across both consumer and professional distribution channels.
Continue reading
2018-01-22

Philips Lighting Expands Friends of Hue Program to Include Four North American Home Lighting Manufacturers

Philips Lighting is expanding its Friends of Hue program to include several leading North American LED lighting luminaire manufacturers: Access Lighting, Craftmade, ELK and ET2. The Friends of Hue partnership unites decorative lighting design with all the benefits of Philips Hue, enabling consumers to enjoy a greater choice of luminaires to enhance the look of their homes. Products by the respective partners are expected to launch in North America in Q1 and Q2 2018.
Continue reading
2018-01-22

New High-Capacity, Single-Channel LED Dimmer

Environmental Lights, specializing in LED lighting solutions, announced the availability of a new high-capacity, low-cost single-channel dimmer.
Continue reading
2018-01-22

California Based, Feit Electric, Introduces LED Product Line Compliant with 2018 California Energy Commission Standards

Feit Electric, an established lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, announced the expansion of the company’s product line to offer a complete LED lighting program for California, compliant with the state’s more rigorous guidelines.
Continue reading
2018-01-22

LED Filament Becomes Popular and Will Reach a Market Value of USD 1.8-2 Bil by 2020

Retro LED filament bulbs are trending from New York to London and installed at locations from retro bars, vogue restaurants, to households as intricate decorative lighting. Their appearances look similar to traditional incandescent lamps, but their light is softer. LEDfilament bulbs are not only used for decoration, but they also save energy and reduce carbon emission.
Continue reading
2018-01-19

Lighting Science Unveils Enhanced Lighting for Peak Performance

Lighting Science, specializing in human-centric lighting solutions, unveiled its enhanced line of biological LED products that deliver greater physiological impacts and improved energy efficiency. 
Continue reading
2018-01-19

Foreverlamp Introduces New HB5 High-Bay LED Series Designed Specifically for High Lumen, High Ceiling 750W to 1000W Applications

Foreverlamp has expanded their DLC premium listed LED HB Industrial Series with a new versatile design that features a 75,000 lumen output for 1000W and 750W applications. Foreverlamp’s new HB5 LED High-Bay fixture combines innovative design with a technological breakthrough in reflective materials to create a highly reflective and efficient source that is rated for 100,000 hours with minimal energy consumption at a total of 522 system watts. The exceptionally light weight luminaire weighs only 26 lbs. for ease of installation in high ceiling mounting situations and is available in both a traditional round high bay reflector or a classic high bay housing.  
Continue reading
2018-01-18

Ketra Introduces its LED Lighting Integrated with Amazon Alexa and Google Home

Ketra, a LED lighting manufacturer with the highest quality, most accurate Natural Light, has announced its capability to integrate with Amazon Alexa and plans to integrate with Google Home in February. The news builds on Ketra's recent announcement of integration capability with Crestron and Lutron control systems, making it the first architectural-grade lighting system complete with lamps, controls, and software to enter the smart home market.
Continue reading

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted the large-scale search for practical solutions that can prevent the spread of the deadly virus — from researchers and scientists committed to finding a solution, to the manufacturers and consu... READ MORE

Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE