2019-09-05

Tridonic Supports IoT Smart City Project in Darmstadt Germany

Titled as “City of Science,” Darmstadt in Germany is installing wireless IoT connected streetlights as part of its smart city project to save energy and reduce light pollution. The project is Tridonic’s first installation of innovative Smart City technology with light-on-demand functionality. As part of the “Digital City Darmstadt” project, a street section in the Wixhausen area of Darmstadt has been equipped with adaptive lighting that integrated PIR sensors. The streetlights are equipped with wireless modules to connect one another as w...
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2019-08-30

Tridonic Appoints New CEO Hedwig Maes

Austria lighting company Tridonic under the Zumtobel Group announced the appointment of new CEO, Hedwig Maes, who will take the position starting September 1, 2019. (Image: Tridonic) The previous CEO, Guido van Tartwijk, left the company at the end of last year. Hedwig Maes will take over the tast and report directly to Alfred Felder, CEO of the Zumtobel Group. Maes, who was born in Belgium, gained 32 years of professional experience in the areas of electronics, industrial automation and industry systems with companies such as General Electric and AB...
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2019-07-24

Swiss Historical Building Installed Intelligent Lighting System based on Bluetooth

In the old town of Lutry, a Swiss municipality on the shore of Lake Geneva, a church dated back to the 11th century has been updated with LED lighting as well as smart lighting control system. In 2018, the people in charge at Lutry’s Service decided to switch the existing halogen lighting to LED lighting for energy saving as well as reducing maintenance costs. In addition, they wanted to have a control system to more easily adjust the lighting for different uses of the church. A lighting design office in Lausanne, Switzerland, Senseco, took the challenge and ha...
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2019-07-03

Tridonic and Casambi Team up for Innovative Wireless Lighting Control Solution

Tridonic and Casambi announced their cooperation in the development of a new wireless light management solution which combines Tridonic’s basicDIM Wireless system and Casambi’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology. With the novel integration, interconnected and interoperable solution for LED luminaires can be achieved. Wireless light management offers flexibility and versatility to luminaire manufacturer and building operators as well as end users with connected lighting system. The partnership of Tridonic, the Austrian lighting technology supplier and C...
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2019-06-04

Tridonic Launches New LED Modules Delivering Lighting for Faithful Colors

When it comes to the presentation of goods, merchandise and works of art, the right lighting helps to create a special atmosphere and to delight viewers. However, different products, materials and colors require specific lighting moods. Tridonic offers a wide range of products for special lighting tasks; with the new LED modules in the seventh-generation SLE excite (EXC) series meeting the criteria for demanding applications in food, fashion and art. (Image: Tridonic) Tridonic’s broad portfolio of LED modules offers the right light for any object such as freshly...
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2019-03-15

London Railway Illuminated with LED for Energy Saving and Security

The whole infrastructure of the newly opened Crossrail Line (also known as Elizabeth Line), including all the stations, escalator shafts and concourses are lit up by LED lighting following the decisions of Transport for London when LED solutions were still in the earlier stages of acceptance. "The decision to go LED on Crossrail was based on industry evidence that the benefits of reduced energy consumption and maintenance requirements would deliver a reduction in whole-life costs for the project;" said Paul Kerrigan, Crossrail MEP engineer (lead electrica...
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2019-02-18

Products Releases: Environmental Lights Launches RGB LED Light Bar and Tridonic Introduces New LED Driver

US-based Environmental Lights announced its new RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bar for shallow backlighting applications. Each RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bar is equipped with six high power RGB LEDs for bright and consistent illumination. The light bars utilize an optical lens over each LED to ensure even distribution of light with a wide beam angle of 160 degrees. The wide beam angle of the RGB 160 Degree LED Light Bars enables users to illuminate shallow light boxes and reduce hotspots using fewer light bars. (Image: Environment Lights) Featured...
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2018-12-12

Tridonic Introduces Control Software and EnOcean to Showcases Bluetooth Sensors for Lighting Control

Monitoring LED drivers and controlling lighting function have become critical with increasing applications of LED products. Lighting companies and system producers develop new solutions for meeting the needs of various operations. Tridonic launched a set of various software tools for optimizing production errors and EnOcean will display its wireless sensor and control system for LED lighting. Tridonic released companionSUITE, a dynamic set of various software tools for long-term process optimization. The software gathers information of LED drivers and provides lumi...
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2018-12-03

Tridonic Provides Lighting Solutions for Mannheim Museum of Modern Art

Kunsthalle Mannheim (Mannheim Museum of Modern Art) was designed as an extension of the city of Mannheim, which is known as the “city of squares” because of its ordered structure of blocks in a chessboard pattern. The new cube-style museum building is therefore divided into smaller units with thirteen galleries interlinked by bridges, stairs and terraces. (Image: Tridonic) Some of the rooms are open up to daylight from windows and glazing units, while others appear as introverted cabinets and halls. The various room situations make the lighting design of the mus...
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2018-11-07

New Products Updates: High Efficiency LED Module and Portable Circadian Light

Tridonic released its new COB LED modules suitable for spotlights and downlights. The company updated its seventh generation SLE-ADV modules with a LED chip which features higher efficiency, long lifetime and improved thermal management. The dimmable modules also deliver good color rendering covering color temperatures of 2,700, 3,000, 3,500 and 4,000 K. (Image: Tridonic) According to Tridonic, the module series covers the entire range of light-emitting surfaces from 9 to 15 mm. It will debut the versions with LES 13 and LES 15 soon. Lighting Science ...
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2018-08-23

New LED Products Release: Cree Debuts Packaged LED for IoT Applications and Tridonic Introduces New Generation LED Modules

Cree has launched XLamp XP-G3 LED S Line, an optimized version of its series for the applications of connected lighting. On the other hand, Tridonic has released its fifth generation 5 LLE module featuring high efficacy.
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2018-08-08

Tridonic Releases Flexible LED Module and Provides LED Luminaires for a Swiss University

Tridonic has launched a new flexible linear LED module, LLE FLEX IP67 EXCITE, which can be installed in moisture-prone environments with its water and dust protection feature. 
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2018-08-07

Tridonic Files Lawsuit against Ingram Micro Distribution

Tridonic Jennersdorf, a subsidiary of Tridonic and a member of the Zumtobel Group lighting group, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the German company, Ingram Micro Distribution. 
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2018-04-28

Tridonic Introduces DC-String 48V Track Lighting Technology to the US Market

Tridonic, specializing in smart and efficient lighting solutions, announced its new DC-String technology, the DC String is now commercially available with a new 100-watt AC/DC power supply designed for the US market.
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2018-04-03

Light for Well-Being

The new lighting installation at the university hospital in Poitiers, France supports the treatment of cancer patients in a special room thanks to human centric lighting. A natural environment is being simulated in the room to create a greater feeling of well-being thanks to modern tunable white LED technology and a custom-designed illuminated ceiling. In addition, more than 800 LED luminaires and LED drivers from Tridonic have been installed in the new administrative block at the hospital.
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2018-03-16

Tridonic Files LED Patent Lawsuit against Telecom Retailer

Tridonic initiated patent lawsuits against telecommunication retailer S-KON eKontor24 GmbH. Although District Court Munich I affirmed Tridonic’s arguments, parties agreed on a settlement for reasons of legal certainty and prompt settlement of the dispute.
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2018-03-06

Tridonic Makes A Quantum Leap in the Quality of Tunable White Systems

Second generation Tunable White systems consist of two to six linear or area LED modules and corresponding DALI DT8 LED drivers. They cover the entire colour temperature spectrum from 2,700 to 6,500 K, have an extended dimming range down to 3 percent and, together with appropriate control components, provide the hardware basis for human centric lighting.
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2018-02-21

A Complete Light Band from Tridonic

The fourth generation LLE-ADVANCED modules have been expanded to cover ZHAGA-compatible lengths, meaning that very long homogeneous light bands such as might be used in office buildings can also now be implemented with no additional wiring effort.
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2018-01-17

Fitness and Flexibility at the Highest Level with Human Centric Lighting

FastLed performed the light planning for the various requirements in reception, in the open space with the sports equipment, the teaching studios and the spa and beauty area, and implemented the lighting concept. All those involved were impressed by the offer from Tridonic as the ideal holistic solution from modules and drivers to decentralised, intelligent lighting management.
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2017-12-19

The Right Distribution of Light for All Situations

The Tridonic portfolio has been expanded to include a complete accessory package of lenses with various beam characteristics. The lenses are suitable for all DC LLE 24 mm modules and are easy to mount. For the three-row LLE 55 mm modules, the company also provides the corresponding optics enabling various light distributions for applications in offices and shops.
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2017-12-15

Gothic Architecture Bathed in Light

How exactly should a building be illuminated when electric light did not even exist back when it was originally built? How can respect for the historic essence and ancient master builders be accorded on the one hand, and high contemporary functionality be achieved on the other hand?
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2017-11-24

Tridonic Awarded Emergency Lighting Product of the Year at Lux Awards 2017

Tridonic received the award for Emergency Lighting Product of the Year for its EM ready2apply product at this year prestigious Lux Awards 2017. The product, which the company describes as ‘out of the box‘ emergency lighting solution, was one of six shortlisted in this year's awards programme.
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2017-10-23

Tridonic: Complete Package for Luminaire Upgrades

Tridonic announces its LLE AC G1 modules, the first economic single-component solution tailored to linear luminaires. Their slim construction, integrated electronics and availability in different lengths open up a wide range of designs for elegant low-profile luminaires. This solution provides a simple upgrade option for conventional T5/T8 fluorescent luminaires.
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2017-07-27

Robust Design for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

A new 200 W LED driver from the ADVANCED range – a high-performance component for high-bay industrial luminaires – has been added to Tridonic’s industrial portfolio. The 0-10 V dimmable driver cannot fail to impress thanks to its unniversal input voltage range, IP 67 protection and high temperature resistance.
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2017-07-26

Tridonic Introduces Compact LED Driver for Five Adjustable Output Currents

Tridonic is introducing a highly flexible driver range. Combined with the range of SLE LED spotlight modules it will make a perfectly matched system especially suitable for architectural lighting and illumination of retail spaces. With five pre-adjustable output currents, the drivers meet the requirements of a wide variety of applications.
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2017-07-04

GILE 2017 Follow Up: the Lighting Industry Embraces Teletopia, aka Smart Cities

Smart cities is definitely one of the latest buzzwords, together with the Internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, smart data and visible light communication (VLC). Interesting enough, it is actually the presentation of these factors integrating all together on a scale of a city. Everything in a city–transportation, communication, security, water and power supply, and other community services–through networks, computing, analysing, and data transfer, can be more efficiently managed and improved. This is how a smart city is conceived.
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2017-06-09

Precision Profiles in the Havenhuis: LED Modules and LED Drivers for the Port Authority in Antwerp

A diamond or the hull of a crystal ship? For the new headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority Zaha Hadid Architects have placed an expressive structure with a facetted façade on top of a listed former fire station. Lighting integrated in the ceiling provides a creative and precise response to the absence of right angles. At the heart of this special lighting system are LED Light Engines and LED Drivers from Tridonic.
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2017-05-17

Tridonic Introduces Warm Light for Spotlights and Downlights

Tridonic is expanding its range of dimmable LED modules for spotlights and downlights with the SLE SUNSET EXC. SUNSET’s light colour creates a particularly intimate atmosphere and comes very close to reproducing the familiar light of an incandescent lamp. SUNSET is the fourth member of the SLE EXC series following FOOD, ART and FASHION. It allows the manufacturer to showcase its expertise in special light spectra and special light colours on a COB (chip-on-board) basis.
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2017-05-05

Tridonic Introduces Its Connected Lighting System Net4more to the US at LFI 2017

Tridonic, a global provider of smart and efficient lighting solutions, will introduce its IP-based, net4more toolkit utilizing IP-based technology that enables open, flexible and scalable connected lighting networks, to the US market at its booth at Lightfair International (LFI) 2017.
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2017-05-04

Tridonic Introduces Compact System Solution for Downlights – Fourth Generation DLE

The fourth generation of the DLE ADVANCED module proves itself through high module efficacy and flexibility in driver selection. Users can select the most suitable LED driver depending on the application.
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Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE

Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE