Texas Instrument Reveals New LED Drivers with 29-kHz Dimming Frequency

Texas Instruments introduced a new family of LED drivers with integrated, independent color mixing, brightness control and a power-saving mode. The new family includes the LP5018, LP5024, LP5030 and LP5036 enable smooth, vivid color and reduce system power consumption. The devices are the industry's first to offer a 29-kHz dimming frequency, above human-audible range, to help designers of applications that use a human-machine interface, such as portable electronics, building automation and appliances, eliminate the noise typically heard when dimming lights. Additional...
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LG Innotek and Everlight Present LED Automotive Application at Electronica 2018

Electronica 2018, the biannual electronic components exhibition, was held in Munich, Germany, from November 13th to 16th. Several world leading LED producers joined the event to showcase their novel technology developments and innovative applications. Korea-based LG Innotek and Everlight from Taiwan both participated in Electronica 2018 and demonstrated their LED products and applications. LG Innotek presented its automotive and electronic components for electric and smart vehicles during the event and aims to increase its presence in the European market. The compan...
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Micro LED/LED Applications on Wearables, Is Apple Watch Next?

The technology developments on wearable devices have created numerous applications with the purpose of improving the convenience and well-being of life. In the first half of 2018, several researches and projects combining LED technologies and wearables were revealed. Meanwhile, whether the new Apple Watch will adopt Micro LED has been a focus to all.
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EVERLIGHT Focuses on Japanese Auto Lighting Market and Actively Seizes Tokyo Olympics Business Opportunities

Automotive LED has been one of the LED applications whose market scales are huge and still rapidly growing. According to LEDinside, The trend that global auto lighting has shifted from traditional light bulbs to LED light sources has accelerated in 2016. More matured markets have steadily migrated into high portion of LED light sources. Emerging countries have stably followed the trend. LEDinside's research data showed that 2016 exterior LED lighting market value reached US $1.57 billion. This sector's compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is projected to hit 6% from 2016 to 2020.
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BenQ Launches Portable LED Projector GS1

BenQ announces a new outdoor entertainment solution that will transform camping at night into an experience that you’ll never forget. GS1 will soon become the outdoor camping gear you won’t leave home without!
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Cybersecurity Risks Associated with Smart Lighting

Could your lighting system give hackers what they need to steal your personal information…and more? Yes, can be the answer, depending on the design of the specific system involved and the quality of the installation. So says a panel of lighting-and-cybersecurity experts assembled by the National Lighting Bureau for its Annual Lighting Forum – this year titled “Shedding Light on Light” – produced in conjunction with the EdisonReport.
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Art Museums Turning to LEDs to Preserve Masterpieces

Museums around the world are swapping conventional lights in favor of LEDs to protect famous paintings from being damaged by light exposure, according to a Wired report.
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Smart Piano Guides Users through Songs with LED Keyboards

It’s finally possible to learn Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune or play pop hits such as See You Again by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth by following LED lights on The One Smart Piano.
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Conrad Business Supplies Releases New SMD Terminal Blocks for LED Applications

Conrad Business Supplies continues to expand its selection of electrical components with new versions of the 2060 Series terminal blocks from leading manufacturer WAGO. These latest additions will complement over 16,000 other WAGO products stocked by Conrad.
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HTC New Smartphone Model Features Three Flash LEDs

Photos of a new HTC smartphone model featuring three LED flash lights have been leaked on Chinese media Weibo recently, reported CNMO.com.
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Excelite Plastics Releases a New Reflective White Polycarbonate for LED Applications

The lighting industry has transformed over the past decade. The end users are ever looking for energy efficient systems. They ready to invest billions of dollars to acquire such equipment.
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Mobile Application Growth Helps Rubicon Technology Reduces Losses in 1Q15

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
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Luminus Announces Ultra High Density COBs to Replace Metal Halide in Retail Applications

Luminus, a global manufacturer of high-performance LEDs , announced today a new family of ultra high density chip on board (COB) arrays designed to replace ceramic metal halide technology commonly used in spot lights for retail lighting.  The new "XH" series COBs are available in a variety of standard light emitting surface (LES) diameters including 6, 9, 11, and 14mm, which means that customers can use their existing ecosystems for optics and connectors, while producing new bulbs and fixtures with higher lumen output and increased center beam candle power(CBCP).  
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WeMo Brings IFTTT Compatibility to WeMo Smart LED Bulbs

WeMo® today announced an updated version of its award-winning WeMo App, which brings IFTTT support to the WeMo LED bulbs and WeMo-enabled LED lighting solutions from OSRAM SYLVANIA. WeMo also announced new, lower pricing for its WeMo LED Starter Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs, making it easier and more affordable for consumers to try connected lighting via the WeMo experience.
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Making LED Advertisement Displays Light and Flexible

VTT is involved in a European project, developing novel LED advertising displays , which combine thin, lightweight and bendable structures with advanced optical quality. The project will implement, for example, a LED display that will give the viewers a 3D experience without their having to wear glasses designed for the purpose. 
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Lighting Artist Chris Levine Unveils The Geometry of Truth

The Fine Art Society is delighted to present The Geometry of Truth, a new solo exhibition by Chris Levine. The Geometry of Truth represents the latest chapter in Levine’s exploration into the nature of light and perception, using technology and light to draw people towards stillness.
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Oregon State University Unveils LED-based LiFi System

Researchers at Oregon State University have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information.
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Hubbell Lighting and Totus Solution Launch LED Integrated Surveillance Camera

Hubbell Lighting and TOTUS Solutions, a provider of outdoor lighting based security platforms, have introduced Spaulding Lighting’s award-winning Cimarron LED fixture  now available with integrated surveillance, communication and control.
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Galaxy Glass & Stone Launches MediaGlas™ For Architectural LED Lighting Environments

Galaxy Glass & Stone® announced today that their newly introduced MediaGlas™ product will be featured at Lightfair International, May 5-7th, 2015 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.  (Traxon Technologies booth # 1922).  MediaGlas™ is a highly customizable line of monolithic and laminated Architectural Glass products designed specifically for use with Traxon & e:cue LED lighting and controls. 
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Soundbrenner Pulse LED Lights Keep Musicians on the Beat

Until now, the wearables revolution in technology has centered mostly on health and fitness devices. Today it enters the realm of music with the Soundbrenner Pulse, the world’s first wearable device designed specifically for musicians. Engineered in Berlin by a team of entrepreneurial musicians and designed to help musicians keep the beat and become better performers, the Soundbrenner Pulse is available now to pre-order at //indiegogo.soundbrenner.com with special pricing of US $129. The retail price will be $149.
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Sharp Transiting into Integrated Smart Power Solution Provider

According to a TrendForce photovoltaic analyst’s understanding, financially struggling Sharp might not be withdrawing from the solar business after all.
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Bayer Polycarbonate Sheet Added to New Opto-Mechanical Software Library for Lighting System Design

When developing new products, time is money and production and design mistakes can be costly. Lambda Research Corporation's award-winning TracePro® opto-mechanical software – used for design, analysis and optimization of optical and illumination systems – allows designers to reduce costly and time-consuming trial-and-error prototyping steps. Lambda Research's latest software installment, TracePro 7.6, includes new diffuser catalogs, new features and a simplified menu structure that broaden the program's capabilities. 
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TI to Unveil GaN Power Device for LED Applications at APEC

Texas Instruments (TI), the worldwide leader in power management integrated circuits, will demonstrate how its analog technologies and embedded processing are driving innovation in energy management for next-generation power designs at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 16-18, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Lighting Science and Global Good to Develop Light-Based Alternatives to Pesticides

Lighting Science Group Corporation and Intellectual Ventures’ Global Good today announced a research agreement to collaborate on the development of next-generation light technologies for pest control. Based on Global Good’s photonic fence invention and Lighting Science’s light-control technology, the joint development effort will focus on field-ready prototypes that offer an environmentally-responsible alternative to chemical pesticides. Lighting Science plans to leverage this development effort to create a new company to bring highly efficient and effective pest control products for health, commercial and residential use around the world.
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Sharp Releases Latest Line of LED Displays

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announces the launch of its new PN-E series of LED displays designed for a wide range of professional applications. With their sleek design, and support for landscape and portrait installations, the PN-E703/E603 professional-grade displays offer an amazing degree of flexibility for around-the-clock operations.
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TILS 2015: Overview of Gaintronics Technology

Gaintronics Technology's LED panel lights. (Gaintronics Technology/LEDinside) Gaintronics Technology LED SON light. (Gaintronics/LEDinside)
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Hitechled Optoelectronics LED Pharmacy Cross Product Portfolio

LED pharmacy cross is a very effective visual message display for pharmacies, clinics, hospitals, emergency, outpatient clinics, veterinary, medicine store, etc. Being visible even from great distance and provide an effective communication through the alphanumerical, and graphic display is indispensable for a modern pharmacy. LED Pharmacy cross display is more than a bright sign. It is a system that allows to communicate with the potential customers and the all citizenship, an installation that confirms further the professionalism of a pharmacy and moreover is an informative tool that gives back an important service to the community. 
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Panasonic LED Related Products Showcased at CES 2015

Panasonic Corporation showcases its innovative solutions under the theme of “A Better Life, A Better World” at the 2015 International CES, which runs from January 6 to 9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States.
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Osram Sylvania Releases Next Generation Encelium Polaris 3D Software

North American lighting leader Osram Sylvania has released the latest version of its flagship ENCELIUM® lighting management software – Polaris 3D®. ENCELIUM by Osram is a scalable lighting control system that enables owners to elevate the cost effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse. Developed in North America and accessible anytime, anywhere via an Internet connection, the Polaris 3D software is the core element of the ENCELIUM system that facilitates the commissioning, usage and data analysis of the lighting installation. 
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Navigant Research: Commercial Building Automation Systems Expected to Exceed $86 B in Annual Revenue by 2023

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for commercial building automation systems (BASs), including global market forecasts through 2023.
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New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interest... READ MORE
Cree LED delivers superior brightness, light quality and efficiency for portable applications. Our XLamp® LEDs are ideally suited for torch, flashlight, tactical flashlight, head lamp, bike light, weapon light and lantern portable applicat... READ MORE