2018-05-10

Current by GE Announces Its Broadest Portfolio of New Product Releases

Current, powered by GE is unveiling a series of new products at LIGHTFAIR International in Chicago that expand the company’s portfolio of retrofit, connected and specialized LED and controls offerings. The business is displaying several proprietary technologies that spotlight its continued focus on the digital transformation of lighting infrastructure.
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2018-05-10

Epistar Files U.S. Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against V-TAC USA

On May 7, 2018, Epistar filed a patent infringement lawsuit against V-TAC USA Corp. (“V-TAC”) in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on May 7, 2018. The complaint asserts that V-TAC’s LED filament bulbs infringe seven Epistar patents and seeks injunctive relief to halt further sale of the infringing products.
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2018-05-10

Samsung Electronics Begins Offering LED Component Solutions for Horticulture Lighting

Samsung Electronics is now offering LED component solutions that have been optimized for horticulture lighting. The company’s new horticulture LED lineup features a newly developed “red LED” package, as well as additions to key existing Samsung “white LED” package and module families to include horticulture lighting specifications.
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2018-05-09

FSP to Demonstrate Its Commitment to Develop Solutions for the IoT Age at LFI 2018

The FSP Group, one of the world’s major power supply vendors, will be presenting its latest smart lighting technologies at this year’s LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) that will be held in Chicago from May 8 to 10. Solutions that FSP will bring to the event include intelligent programming for smart lighting controls and high-efficiency lighting products, both of which are central to the company’s committed strategy to stake out a position in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT).
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2018-05-08

Epistar and Kaistar Conclude LED Filament Patents License

EPISTAR announced it has reached agreement with KAISTAR lighting (Xiamen) Co., Ltd.(Kaistar). The LED filament bulb products of Kaistar and its subsidiaries are licensed under Epistar’s filament patents. 
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2018-05-07

EVERLIGHT Demonstrate a Comprehensive Portfolio of Horticulture LEDs at LIGHTFAIR 2018

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. will demonstrate its comprehensive offering of horticulture LEDs and diverse lighting application products as well as relevant lamps, such as horticulture luminaires and fishing lamps at LIGHTFAIR International 2018.
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2018-05-07

Rexton Technologies All Set to Lead the LED Revolution in Middle East Region

The LED lighting industry has seen a paradigm shift, propelled by the exponential urban expansion expected over the next decade and the drive towards ever bigger energy efficiency.
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2018-05-04

General LED Announces the Acquisition of the Acolyte Group

General LED Holdings, LLC (“General LED”) announced it completed the acquisition of the Acolyte Group (“Acolyte”), a New York based provider of fully-integrated LED lighting systems. Acolyte offers ribbon lighting and other architectural lighting products for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications.
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2018-05-04

LEDVANCE Showcasing Passion for Lighting at LIGHTFAIR 2018

LEDVANCE is showing at LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) how its “Passion for Lighting” and commitment to distribution make it the best retrofit partner for LED luminaires and lamps, and ultimately deliver quality SYLVANIA LED luminaire and lamp portfolios, including smart lighting, for any purpose, commercial and residential. LFI, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, takes place May 8 – 10, 2018 in Chicago.
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2018-05-03

Hidden Champions – Taiwan’s LED Enterprises Reveal Their Global Strategies and Patents at TILS 2018

The ninth annual Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2018) opened with much fanfare in Hall 1 of Taipei World Trade Center on 25 April. This year’s show has gathered 114 exhibitors and featured 420 display booths showcasing technologies under the categories of LED general lighting and smart lighting.
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2018-05-03

Osram Accelerates Its Technological Shift and Explores Future Markets

“The first half of the fiscal year was challenging due to various factors. However, the long-term growth trend remains intact, while the reorganization and the technological shift are continuing,” said Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG.
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2018-05-03

Altman Lighting to Demonstrate Innovative Architectural Solutions at LIGHTFAIR 2018

Upon the opening of the world's largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show, Altman Lighting will be at LIGHTFAIR 2018 in Booth 3922 inside McCormick Place on May 8-10, 2018. In preparation for their showcase of innovative architectural and commercial lighting solutions, Altman Lighting will be highlighting the power and performance capabilities of their Gallery LED series, Chalice LED downlights, and the popular Spectra Cyc wall wash family of LED luminaires.  
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2018-05-03

LensVector Controls the Spotlight at LFI with Dynamic Beam Shaping

LensVector will change the scene at Lightfair International this May as luminaire manufacturers and control companies demonstrate breakthrough Dynamic Beam Shaping technology. The lens allows infinite beam adjustment along a continuum from a less-than-ten-degree narrow spot to a very wide flood and eliminates the need for dedicated spot or flood lamps in many applications. Retail and hospitality lighting in particular will benefit from the precision beams and dynamic dramatic effects.
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2018-05-02

Molex and Deco Lighting Announce Collaboration

Molex announced the expansion of its design portfolio of Molex PoE-Ready products, with the addition of Deco Lighting’s PoE-Ready Vector 2 LED light fixtures.
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2018-05-02

Seoul Semiconductor Achieves USD 263 Million Revenues for 1Q18 Due to Strong Automotive Lighting Sales

Seoul Semiconductor on April 30 announced consolidated first-quarter revenues of Korean won (KrW) 283.0 billion (USD 263 million). The rise in consolidated revenue came from strong sales in general lighting, especially from the automotive lighting segment and strength across all application segments, with the IT division delivering high single digit growth YoY. The results fall within the company’s guided KrW 270 billion and KrW 290 billion for the quarter.
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2018-05-02

Deco Lighting Creates New Possibilities for Connected Building Spaces

Deco Lighting introduces DECO PoE (Power over Ethernet) integrated technology, debuting in the Vector interior architectural luminaire. DECO PoE, powered by the Molex’s NCS Network, will bring a newly-conceptualized system to commercial building spaces that provide easier installation and smarter building monitoring than static LED lighting fixtures.
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2018-05-02

Lumileds Introduces Matrix Platform Integrated Light Guides Combine Visual Comfort with Breakthrough Output and Efficiency

Lumileds announced that its Matrix Platform light engines can achieve breakthrough lumen outputs and efficiencies, using its next generationIntegrated Light Guide Technology. The revolutionary Integrated Light Guide Technology provides non-pixelated illumination for visual comfort and the flexibility to select tailored light distribution patterns in the design of indoor and outdoor luminaires. 
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2018-05-01

OSRAM’s Traxon Launches ProPoint Wall Washer Series

Traxon Technologies, an OSRAM brand and global leader in dynamic lighting solutions, announced the launch of the ProPoint Wall Washer Series, Traxon’s most complete offering of products for wall wash and flood applications.
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2018-05-01

Swimming Pool Lighting from Osram: A Clear View of the Cool Water

Projector-reflector solutions from Osram provide uniform lighting and minimum reflection in swimming pool halls. In such applications a projector emits a lumen package that is split via a deflection reflector back into the space to be illuminated without glare. With Floodlight 20 LED and Siteco Mirrortec reflectors, Osram Lighting Solutions offers a perfectly matched system that holds up to challenging ambient conditions, and also scores points with high levels of maintenance friendliness because the projectors can usually be mounted at easily accessible locations. 
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2018-04-30

MLS Marches into Automotive Lighting Market

Major Chinese LED package supplier MLS teams up with Taiwanese auto lamp manufacturers to develop automotive lighting. Targets of its early stage development are aftermarkets of rear lamp and turn signal in Taiwan.
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2018-04-30

LG Electronics Releases Eye-friendly Commercial Lighting Products

LG Electronics announced Monday that it plans to bolster its LED lighting product portfolio by introducing products that emit less blue light and are thus easier on the human eye.
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2018-04-30

Blue Light of LED Streetlights Linked to Breast and Prostate Cancer

The “blue light” emitted by street lights including LEDs, and commercial outdoor lighting such as advertising, is linked to a significant increase in the risk of breast and prostate cancer, innovative new research has concluded.
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2018-04-30

ITRI Demonstrates Consumer-oriented Human Centric and Smart Lighting Applications

At TILS 2018, ITRI showcased applications including flexible OLED technology, an Energy Dome, and smart LED lighting able to detect failures. These applications offer insight into a next-generation lighting environment and highlight innovative LED and OLED technologies.
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2018-04-29

Two Trends Emerge in Horticultural Lighting, MechaTronix CEO Says

As a regular exhibitor at TILS 2018, LED cooling system provider MechaTronix this time share with LEDinside a few trends it spotted in the horticultural lighting market.
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2018-04-28

Lowe's and GE Lighting Expand Partnership to Differentiate Light Bulb Offering

To further enhance the customer experience, Lowe's Companies, Inc. and GE announced an expanded partnership to help customers easily find the right light bulb for their home while also saving energy and money.
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2018-04-28

LG Acquires Global Premium Automotive Lighting Company ZKW Group

Earlier today, the Board of Directors of LG Electronics (LG) approved the acquisition of leading automotive lighting and headlight systems provider ZKW Group, capping a deal worth more than EUR 1.1 billion, LG's largest acquisition to date. Under the terms of the transaction, LG Electronics will acquire a 70 percent stake in ZKW Group with parent company LG Corp. purchasing the remaining 30 percent.
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2018-04-28

Lighting Science Partners with Target Holdings UK Ltd. to Bring Human-Centric Lighting to the UK

Lighting Science, specializing in in human-centric lighting solutions, announced the launch of the international versions of its GoodDay A19, GoodNight A19, and Sleepy Baby LED bulbs, and the offering of these products in the UK market. These LED lighting products will be available for both consumer and commercial sale beginning in May 2018, through a partnership with the premier UK distributor, Target Holdings UK Ltd.
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2018-04-28

Autani's Lighting Controls Selected for LG's North American Headquarters

Autani, LLC, a proven leader in building controls and IoT, has been selected as the official vendor for the lighting control system in LG Electronics' new sustainably-designed North American headquarters located in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
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2018-04-28

Thorn Introduces Flow – Its Most Versatile Outdoor Luminaire Yet

Thorn Lighting announces the launch of Flow, taking versatile outdoor lighting to the next level. The timeless, understated design language of this brand new luminaire makes it easy to picture in any setting. But it’s not just Flow’s appearance that makes it so flexible. The luminaire features six mounting variants: post-top, lateral, amenity, suspended, catenary and wall-mounted. There are a range of positive and negative tilting options, and a total of 13 optical possibilities. As a result Flow suits all kinds of urban applications including large urban roads, smaller streets and residential areas, city centres, car parks, cycle paths, footpaths, train platforms, education and sports institutions, industrial buildings and area applications.
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2018-04-28

US Energy Department Announces Up to $15 Million for Early-Stage Solid-State Lighting Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $15 million to conduct early-stage, innovative research to drive further breakthroughs in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. This funding will accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products with the potential to reduce lighting energy costs for American families and businesses and to enhance U.S. global competitiveness.
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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

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