2017-08-27

In Face of Bitter Patent Competition: Quick Q&A with Tim Lester, CEO, Bridgelux

Wars in the space of LED lighting technology patent never end and are even growing in numbers in the post oligopoly era. LEDinside did a series of quick Q&As with Tim Lester, CEO of Bridgelux. The CEO articulated his views on the transition of patent landscape and strong confidence to withstand competitions from rivals.
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2017-08-25

Siemens Flow Instruments Deploys Sustainable Lighting Solutions from Osram at Its new headquarters in Sønderborg

The newly constructed expertise centre of Siemens Flow Instruments in the Danish city of Sønderborg consists of a modern test centre, production bays and a management building located on around 7600 square metres. Innovative, sustainable indoor and outdoor luminaires and lighting control options from Osram Lighting Solutions ensure high lumen-output, efficient and durable lighting that meets the high standards of the global company in every way. 
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2017-08-23

Tunable White Gets a Practical Tune-Up with METEOR’s New ColorFlip™

METEOR reveals the latest technological advance, an innovative ColorFlip™ tunable white light engine. The ColorFlip™ has the highest light output in the market at up to 10,000 lumens throughout 2700K6500K. This practical tunable white solution provides flexible lighting for multiple occasions, without sacrificing output or going over project budget. Utilizing the latest flip chip LED technology, the ColorFlip™ delivers superior heat management as well as lowest thermal resistance, it results in higher performance from all fixture components. METEOR’s ColorFlip™ technology allows for 70% more heat dissipation and lumen output than other LED technologies. 
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2017-08-23

LED Innovator Tivoli Lighting Presents the New Eclipse Wall Light System

Just in time for the long awaited Solar Eclipse on August 21st, LED innovator, Tivoli Lighting is launching its revolutionary EclipseWall Light System. This proprietary lighting innovation has been designed in response to a need that has arisen as the movie theater industry began evolving into a luxury theater experience.
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2017-08-23

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017

Cree, Inc. yesterday announced revenue of $359 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, ended June 25, 2017. This represents an 8% decrease compared to revenue of $388 million reported for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, and a 5% increase compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2017. GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter was $6 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net loss of $11 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 was $4 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 of $19 million, or $0.19 per diluted share.
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2017-08-22

LumenFocus Announces New Heavy Duty High Bay

LumenFocus has added a new luminaire to its product line – the PBLHD heavy duty high bay. Part of the PBL family, the more durable HD is ideal for applications where the luminaire could be struck – such as gymnasiums and recreation centers. Wireguards are optional for added protection.
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2017-08-22

Osram's Apollon Creates Uniform Light Windows in Rooms

Apollon from Osram is a diverse, VDU-compliant (UGR19) LED luminaire for electrical contractors who place importance on both an intelligent light concept and many extras. The luminaires have the appearance of homogeneous 'windows of light' that can be grouped together to create light ceilings. Luminous flux was increased by 15% to 4,000 lumens compared to its predecessor model. The luminaire is therefore an efficient and economical replacement not only for 3-lamp but even for 4-lamp 4x18W (T8) and 4x14W (T5) louvre luminaires. 
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2017-08-22

Lumibright Reveals All New Integrated LED Handrail Lighting System

With clever engineering and design, the LED Railing Module is an innovative versatile system offering unique lighting with unrivalled uniformity and photometric performance. Eliminating the need to light an entire area, the integrated Railing System helps to increase safety & security - at minimal cost- thanks to its low energy consumption.
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2017-08-22

Energy Saving at Manufacturing Company with Aura LED Lighting Rental Scheme

Swedish lighting experts, Aura Light, has been involved in a new warehouse LED lighting scheme at Celsa Manufacturing UK in Neath, South Wales.
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2017-08-22

Elemental LED Announces New Partnerships with Illuminations and LaFace McGovern Associates

Elemental LED, a U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced partnerships with Illuminations Inc. and LaFace McGovern Associates Inc. that extends its Diode LED product brand into Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.
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2017-08-22

DECO Lighting’s Vector Linear Architectural Luminaire Recognized in the 2017 IES' Progress Report

DECO Lighting, a manufacturer of next-generation LED lighting solutions, is proud to announce that the Vector linear architectural luminaire series has been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) in its prestigious annual Progress Report for 2017. Each year, IES recognizes innovative new products, research, publications, and activities in the lighting community. Recognition in the Progress Report is based on an impartial judging process used by the committee to evaluate each submission for its unique attributes, functionality, and overall performance above industry standards. The Progress Committee sets out to stay up to date with any new developments in the art and science of lighting.  
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2017-08-18

Spectacular Lighting Dynamics Introduced with Modern Forms Kinetic LED Chandelier

Spectacular lighting dynamics. Gyroscope inspired openwork globe with individually adjustable rings for a custom futuristic look is revealed as Modern Forms introduces the Kinetic LED Interior Chandelier.
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2017-08-18

Plessey Triumphs in the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards

Plessey announces that its multi-award winning Orion beam forming module has been crowned a winner in the Components and Light Sources category of the 2017 Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIAs).
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2017-08-17

Light Polymers and Cree Sign Patent License Agreement

Light Polymers recently announced a patent license-agreement with Cree, a leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED Lighting and power semiconductor solutions. Cree has granted a royalty-bearing, non-exclusive patent license to certain Cree patents for certain LED luminaires. This agreement will allow Light Polymers to apply their proprietary nanochemistry to affordably manufacture luminaires with special photonic films that advance the development of the LED lighting market by enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of LED lighting products.
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2017-08-17

EVERLIGHT Will Witness Growth in 2H17 but Profit of the Year Might Still Fall

LED package giant EVERLIGHT reported a solid 2Q17 revenue and profit better than that in 1Q17, yet worse than that in the prior year period. The product mix adjustment and price wars are said to account for the annual decline in EVERLIGHT’s finance. Besides, its new capacity is yet to contribute.
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2017-08-16

Introducing Uplight Group- The Best in European Lighting Is Here

Believing that the lighting industry still has room for contemporary products with a global perspective, David Weisinger and his newly formed company, Uplight Group, is poised to introduce four new brands to North America. Having successfully distributed the Italian brand Studio Italia Design lighting to the U.S., Weisinger is now turning his practiced eye to an even wider European perspective. We are pleased to introduce you not only to Uplight Group but to the initial offerings of the company.
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2017-08-16

LED Down-Conversion - The Next Disruptive Step in LED Technology

LEDs have become a ubiquitous part of our lives, finding their way into our big screen HDTV’s, into our cars, on our streets, at work and in our homes. The global LED lighting market is booming now as LED prices have dropped significantly over the past few years. However, we are on the verge of a 2nd revolution in LED lighting. The next generation of LED optics will deliver LED lighting that is more comfortable, safer, very high quality and digitally connected, all at affordable prices. Light Polymers, a San Francisco-based nanochemistry startup, is eyeing the LED lighting industry with its unique and disruptive proprietary lyotropic materials technology.
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2017-08-15

Lumibright Supplies Appropriate Accent Lighting Solutions for Shaklan Departmental Stores, Dubai

Department store lighting is crucial to guide shoppers to make purchase decisions. Well lit inviting Retail store entrance areas draw in customers inside and encourage walk-ins. appropriate accent lighting in window displays attract attention, allow customers to quickly recognize, generate preference and choose among products, evaluate merchandise and read price tags, care tags and other instructions.
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2017-08-14

Philips Lighting: Canada’s First Railway Tunnel Lights Up for the First Time

Philips Lighting announced that the newly renovated Brockville Railway Tunnel is now illuminated with Philips Color Kinetics dynamic LED lighting. The 525-metre tunnel has been transformed with more than 700 Philips Color Kinetics ColorGraze MX4 Powercore fixtures turning the mostly unused railway tunnel into a visually stunning walkway. 
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2017-08-14

Utilizing Passive LED Disinfection Technology to Effectively Reduce Microbial Contamination in a Trauma Room

A Research from Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID) has shown that Vital Vio’s VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology has a sustained impact on bacterial reduction on high touch surfaces in interior environments, including in a medical trauma room.
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2017-08-14

Code 3 Announces Licensing Agreement with Vital Vio

Code 3®, a company in engineering and manufacturing of innovative emergency lighting and warning products used in emergency response vehicles, announced a licensing agreement with Vital Vio, Inc., developer of an innovative, continuous White Light Disinfection™ technology designed to safely and constantly kill germs on indoor surfaces.
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2017-08-13

Sengled Takes Steps Towards Smarter Cities

Sengled, manufacturing intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics inside energy efficient LED lights, announced their acceptance into the LoRa Alliance, joining other technology innovators in efforts to evolve home automation to commercial scale.
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2017-08-13

Nanochemistry Innovator Light Polymers Releases Crystallin®: Spectrum-Specific LED Downlighting

Light Polymers revealed the upcoming Crystallin® product line, with spectrum-specific, lyotropic based photonic films. Lyotropic material technology is now being applied to create an advanced photonic film that enables safe, comfortable, high color rendering index (CRI) downlights. Saving 20% to 25% on electricity costs, Crystallin®downlights have less lumen drop and color shift over time versus current LED based downlight offerings.
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2017-08-11

MaxLite Opens Distribution Center in Indiana

MaxLite, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of energy-efficient lighting solutions, announces the opening of a new regional distribution center in Greenwood, Indiana. With the addition of the Indiana location to its distribution network, MaxLite is able to offer two-day shipping of its LED products to customers nationwide.
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2017-08-11

STG Aerospace Increasing Investment and Capabilities in LED R&D

Aircraft cabin lighting specialist, STG Aerospace is increasing its capability to meet future demand for its aircraft photoluminescent floor path marking, emergency, and informational signage and LED mood lighting products. This is very much driven by the company’s commitment to R&D at its Innovation & Engineering Centre in Cwmbran – a part of Wales that is fast becoming a dynamic aerospace hub.
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2017-08-11

Direct AC High Luminosity Lighting Solution

Advanced TeknoLEDs announces the availability of a complete LED lighting solution. Designated S030-38POL-56L2, this light engine is an advanced dimmable, system-level product powered directly off the AC line which requires no bulky power supply. When properly heat-sinked, this 33 cm long light engine delivers a minimum of 3600 lumens.
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2017-08-11

Osram Revs up Wuxi Plant with the 2nd Phase of Back-end Production Project

Osram Opto Semiconductors successfully held a breaking ground ceremony for Wuxi factory's phase two expansion project in the Wuxi High-Tech Industrial Development Zone on August 8th.
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2017-08-10

Access Fixtures Launches Recreational Volleyball Court Lighting Packages

Access Fixtures launches new recreational-level LED volleyball lighting packages. Each package includes everything you need to light a recreational or backyard volleyball court. The price you see is the price you pay; there are no hidden fees or extra charges. Access Fixtures even pays for shipping, too.
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2017-08-10

Evluma Releases ConnectLED™ Streetlight App on Google Play

LED lighting manufacturer, Evluma, announces the release of ConnectLED v2.2 for Android, a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) app that enables utilities and municipalities to wirelessly control Evluma LED lighting products from the ground. ConnectLED v2.2 for Android is an upgrade to the popular v2.1.
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2017-08-09

Future Lighting Solutions Launches Lighting System Creator (LSC) Version 1.2

Future Lighting Solutions, the noted innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, announces significant advances in selecting a suitable driver in a solid state lighting system via the release of version 1.2 of the Lighting System Creator (LSC). The LSC design tool is available free of charge to engineers and customers worldwide.
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