The Importance of Industry Standards and Testing in Non-Ceramic LED Outdoor Lighting

As technology evolves in LED industry, various platforms of LEDs have been developed. However, some of the traditional LEDs are retained for lighting, for example, a flip-chip-based 3535 ceramic-based high-power LEDs for outdoor lighting. It is because the performance and reliability is proven through accumulated business cases under harsh environmental conditions over long periods. Yet, there has always been strong demands for low cost light sources, especially for outdoor lighting. Such demands push lighting manufactures to adopt other platforms such as an epi-up 5050 h...
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MaxLite releases 100W LED Area Lamp for outdoor luminaires replacing 400W MH and HPS

The MaxLite LED Area Lamp is an easy and economical retrofit for pole and surface mounted fixtures with an E39 socket, such as shoeboxes, cobra heads and wall packs.
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Lumileds Launches Multi-Die Emitter for Outdoor Fixtures

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W efficacy, at 85°C* which enables a system efficiency of 120 lm/W when driven at 700 mA. “This is double the flux of comparable emitters in 120 lm/W systems. We’ve achieved this performance leap by optimizing the LED for improved efficiency at higher drive currents up to 1.5A with the 12V device,” explained Seth Danielson, product manager for the LUXEON MX. 
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PennSMART Retrofit Easily Upgrades Ordinary Outdoor Lights to Smart IoT Lighting

With an easy-to-install retrofit kit, PennSMART® can convert an ordinary city light fixture into an architecturally pleasing, smart and connected lighting structure that provides surveillance, security and savings.
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Tridonic Releases New Modules for Outdoor and Industrial Applications

The robust TALEXXmodule RLE OTD EXCITE 2x4/ 2x8 HP high-performance modules stand for a durable lighting system which, thanks to an efficiency of up to 161 lm/W and 4 kV overvoltage protection, offers impressive performance both in outdoor and industrial applications in an extended temperature range from -40 to +105 °C. The modules have passed the test carried out in an environment of saltwater and fog according to IEC 60068-2-52 and are also resistant to hydrogen sulfide (GR-1217-CORE).
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Cree’s Outdoor Luminaires and Down Lights are Ready to Ship

The IG Series parking garage luminaires and KR Series LED downlights by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) are now available to ship in volume. Both series feature cutting-edge Cree® WaveMax™ Technology, an optical platform with a revolutionary combination of control, uniformity and efficiency to deliver a superior visual experience in new form factors that are intelligent in both design and function.
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Luminis Launches New LED Luminiares for Outdoor Architectural Illumination

Luminis (www.luminis.com), an established innovator and manufacturer of specification grade lighting solutions today announced the release of Syrios Square. An addition to the existing Syrios family of award-winning exterior luminaires, the Syrios Square series delivers the same high performance and clean aesthetic in a new housing shape.
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GE's Outdoor and Office Lighting Solutions Help MetLife Save Nearly $360,000 a Year

MetLife, Inc. recently took out an energy savings policy with GE Lighting (NYSE: GE)—upgrading to Evolve™ LED outdoor lighting in parking lots at 10 office locations and switching to more energy-efficient T8 fluorescent indoor lighting at its 650,000-square-foot administrative center in St. Louis. Combined, these lighting solutions will save MetLife approximately $360,000 a year while consuming about 3.5 million fewer kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity. MetLife is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs serving ...
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TrendForce: Benefited From Outdoor Lighting Replacement Demand, Worldwide LED Outdoor Lighting Market Value Grows By 46% in 2013.

The latest market report published by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce showed that LED outdoor lighting replacements will be popular worldwide from 2013 to 2015, with Asian countries including China, Japan, and Taiwan acting most aggressively. Promoted by the policy, the LED outdoor lighting market value will be up to 2,478 million USD in 2013, an annual growth over 46%. In other emerging countries such as Thailand, Russia, Latin America and Africa, considerable streetlight replacements will also be installed in 2014. The installation of LED streetlight replacements will gradually slow down in 2015, and the number of worldwide LED streetlight replacements and newly installed LED streetlights will be maintained at approximately 10 million/year. 
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ALT Receives US DLC Certification for Outdoor Lighting Series

Taiwan Aeon Lighting Technology Inc. (ALT) has received Design Lights Consortium (DLC) certification for its outdoor lighting series-Lodestar-through its partner L.E.D. Rite, LLC, located in Illinois, USA. ALT's Street Light series is currently under field evaluation with Minnesota Power. Minnesota Power is working to establish LED Lighting as the new standard for all Street Lighting Applications in their territory. ALT/LED Rite is honored to be one of just four finalists: ALT/LED Rite, CREE, GE, and Philips. The evaluati...
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The Intelligent Outdoor Lighting Standardization to Come out in the beginning of 2013

LEDinside has learned at the international outdoor lighting alliance (TALQ alliance) meeting that Kingsun is leading LED manufacturers to discuss to making standards on LED outdoor lighting, and schedules to complete the draft by the end of 2012. And the specific standard will come out at the beginning of 2013. At present, there is no unified standard in LED outdoor lighting all over the global market. Therefore, many companies have encountered obstacles when they promote products. To solve the problem, six streetlight leaders such as Philips, Kingsun have jointl...
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Highlights: Brightek unveils the EVO iCLed platform for automotive ambient lighting, addressing the latest trends in personalized interior design. With 7000 mcd of brightness, EVO is ideal for smart surface integration or exterior ambient ligh... READ MORE

The OSCONIQ® P 3737 high-power LED achieves industry-leading wall plug efficiency of 83.2 % in Hyper Red, enabling unique output levels and cost savings Vegetable, flower, and other growers benefit from a stable photon flux thanks to the Q... READ MORE