2018-04-13

EarthTronics HBU Series LED High Bay Features Extended Life and Higher Lumen Output

EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces the HBU Series LED High Bay in 4000K and 5000K, offering a true “one-for-one” LED alternative for any commercial or industrial space requiring a high lumen light source for high ceilings.
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2018-04-13

Eureka Wins Prestigious Red Dot Award for Flynn LED Pendant

Eureka announced that it has won a Red Dot Award Distinction for its Flynn LED lighting pendant. It is the fourth year running that a Eureka product has been recognized with the prestigious award.
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2018-04-13

ON Semiconductor Orders Veeco MOCVD System

Veeco Instruments announced that ON Semiconductor has ordered its Propel High-volume Manufacturing (HVM) Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system. Based on its successful beta evaluation of the Propel HVM tool, ON Semiconductor ordered the production-level Propel system for GaN power electronics manufacturing. As the industry’s first single-wafer cluster platform, the Propel GaN MOCVD system is specifically designed for high-voltage power-management devices used in data centers; automotive, information and communication technology; defense; aerospace and power distribution systems, among other applications.
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2018-04-13

Tesla LED Light Sources Supplier to be Listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange

Taiwan-based auto lamp modules and components manufacturer Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) on April 10 announced to go public on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on May 9.
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2018-04-12

TILS 2018 Themed on Smart Lighting and Innovative Technology

The 2018 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2018) will be held at Hall 1, Taipei World Trade Center(TWTC) from April 25th -28th this year. An estimated 150 domestic and foreign companies will participate in the exhibition and use more than 500 booths. The exhibition is expected to attract 12,000 visitors and it is the largest and most influential annual professional exhibition of domestic lighting and LED industries.
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2018-04-11

Safe Journey: Osram Adds to Its Oslon Black Family

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition and lane detection. The new 940 nm versions are suitable above all for interior automotive applications such as driver monitoring, seat occupancy detection and gesture recognition. Thanks to different wavelengths and lenses these products cover a wide range of customer requirements and can be operated at up to 5 A in pulsed mode.
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2018-04-11

[Financial Updates] Lite-On Reports Steady Growth in LED Related Businesses, While AUO Monthly Panel Shipments Increase

Lite-On Reports Steady Growth in LED Related Businesses, While AUO Monthly Panel Shipments Increase.
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2018-04-11

LEDinside Announced the Top Ten LED Package Suppliers Worldwide, MLS Climbed to the Fourth

The LED packaging market has witnessed steady growth over the past year, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. According to LEDinside’s latest industry report, the annual revenue of global LED package market was US$15.975 billion in 2016, and reached US$18.035 billion in 2017. Based on the revenue of 2017, the top three LED package suppliers worldwide were Nichia, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, and Lumileds, while MLS from China climbed to fourth place thanks to its significant capacity expansion efforts.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Lighting Marches into the Era of IoT

Connectivity technologies and networking systems grow hand in hand with smart lighting. Bluetooth mesh networking, Wi-Fi, and other IoT technologies become a major smart lighting driver. The Asian Lighting Forum 2018 gathered experts and industry professionals to discuss the daily-life applications of smart lighting, connected systems and IoT.
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2018-04-11

The Lighting Extravaganza is Gearing Up to Display THE FUTURE OF LED

LED Expo Thailand 2018, ASEAN’S largest international exhibition on LED products and technology, will be held from May 10-12, 2018 at the Challenger 1, IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand. The Show will attract around 15,000 visitors from across 53 countries. With a record-breaking number of exhibitors (around 300), the Expo continues to serve as an ideal platform for global buyers and exhibitors to exchange views on LED and Lighting trends.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Export-oriented Lighting Companies in China Turn to Explore Domestic Chinese Market

The Hong Kong International Lighting Fair not only shows new trends in the lighting industry, but also provides a platform for buyers and vendors to build partnership. In this fair, experts in China’s lighting industry talked about how to explore domestic Chinese market, while foreign companies from the US, Spain and Australia shared their market preferences and purchasing experiences.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Thriving Market for Horticulture Lighting

The market for LED grow light is thriving and anticipates rapid growth. According to the latest data of LEDinside, the global LED market for horticulture lighting recorded a value of US$52 million in 2017, and the number is expected to reach US$150 million by 2022, a CAGR of 24%. In response to this trend, the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair this year set an area for horticulture lighting, which showcase a wide range of grow light for both household and factory. LED manufacturers have been actively laying the foundation for the expanding market.
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2018-04-10

Lynk Labs Expands Focus on Licensing & Enforcing Intellectual Property in LED Lighting Industry

Lynk Labs Inc., an OEM component supplier of AC/HV LED and DC LED Lighting assemblies, modules, lamps, drivers and system solutions is expanding its focus on the "LED industry's unlicensed use, import and export of the company's broad and diversified intellectual property portfolio," according to Lynk officials.  To support the expansion of this plan, Lynk has formed Lynk IP Asset Management LLC which will have a primary objective of supporting licensees, enforcing IP rights and managing the proper use of Lynks' broad and growing patent portfolio in the LED lighting market.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Smart Lighting Takes the Spotlight

After years of cross-line efforts from lighting, communication, and platform vendors, smart lighting has finally burgeoned, as shown by the exhibits at the 2018 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (spring edition). 
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Skipping Red-Ocean Competition via Innovation and Change

With the biennial Frankfurt Light + Building Fair just closing, the number of exhibitors at 2018 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring edition), held from April 6-9th, was much lower than last year, but many major lighting firms still set up booths at the fair to display their star products, such as T5 and T8 LED tubes by Forest Lighting, ceiling light and panel light by TCL Lighting, and filament lamp by Sky-Lighting. Some exhibitors displayed products targeting niche markets, underscoring their attempt to skip red-ocean competition amid the increasingly saturated lighting market.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Upscaling the Show with Four New Zones

The 10th edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) was held from 6-9 April by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). With more than 1,350 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions expected to take part this year, the fair included new participants from Canada, India, Macau and Malaysia. In line with trends in the lighting industry, four new thematic zones were launched this year to maximize business opportunities, namely Horticultural Lighting, Residential Lighting, Technical Lighting and Urban & Architectural Lighting.
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2018-04-09

What is the Connection between Smart Lighting and IoT?

The term ‘Internet of Things’ is a growing topic of conversation. What exactly is the Internet of Things (IoT) and what does smart lighting have to do with it?
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2018-04-09

GILE 2018: the "THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes" Sharing Programme Launches with Insights from the Industry Welcomed

The global lighting and LED industry is gearing up for one of their key trade fairs of the year in China. Industry peers converge on Guangzhou each year to do business, learn more about new market trends, and to look for inspiration to make the next breakthroughs in lighting technology and design. The 23rd edition of Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition returns from 9 ‒ 12 June 2018 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. With more than 2,600 exhibitors from around the world already confirmed to join, this year’s fair promises to be one of the largest editions to date.
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2018-04-09

Why Human-Centric Lighting is the New Prescription for Eldercare

How often have we heard a frazzled parent explain a teenager’s irritable mood on lack of sleep? We all know that sleep plays a critical role in our mood and our levels of concentration and alertness. Through numerous research studies, we now know that quality of sleep also affects long-term health and overall wellbeing. Poor sleep is linked to physical problems such as a weakened immune system and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.
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2018-04-09

Bartco Lighting Introduces Fractalz LED Series to Provide Versatile Solution for Beauty and Function

Bartco Lighting introduces its new multidirectional Fractalz Series LED luminaires to offer a wide array of configurations for custom design and function.
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2018-04-09

Griffin Greenhouse Supplies Expands Controlled Environments Agriculture Installation of Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB announces a second order from their value-added reseller Griffin Greenhouse Supplies for the E60 C plate full-spectrum series LED grow lights. The order value is SEK 4.6 million (USD $549,000). Delivery will take place and be visible in the accounts in Q3 2018.
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2018-04-09

How the Introduction of Daylight Can Boost Learning by 20%

Further studies have shown that children studying in classrooms that receive a high level of daylight — either naturally or replicated with full spectrum lighting — achieve better results than those receiving little or no natural light. The resulting increase in performance was as much as 26% in reading and 20% for maths — a significant improvement from a relatively simple adjustment to the learning environment.
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2018-04-08

BRIGHTEK Showcased a Full Series of Automotive Lighting Solutions, Aiming to Expand Automotive LED Product Lines

As a Taiwan enterprise integrating LED R&D, production and sales as one, BRIGHTEK has focused on automotive LED market for many years. It exhibited a full series of automotive LED products and solutions at Shanghai ALE 2018 during March 28 to March 29. In the meantime, LEDinside had the opportunity to interview Zhong Xunhui, the special assistant of general manager in BRIGHTEK, who kindly shared BRIGHTEK’s development trend and plan in automotive LED market.
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2018-04-05

Light and Building 2018: A Deeper Look into Upstream LED Manufacturers II

EVERLIGHT demonstrated monochromatic light LEDs that are widely applied for horticulture lighting. It developed a special series of products based on monochromatic light wavelength to cover PAR 450-745 nm from high to low power with SHWO 3535-ELB, 3030-ELB and 2835-ELB.
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2018-04-05

Trump’s Tariff Would Have Limited Impact on LED Companies in China and Taiwan, Says LEDinside

The Trump administration on April 4, 2018 published a list of 1300 Chinese exports and proposed to apply a 25% tariff on these products. However, the proposal would have limited impact on LED companies in China and Taiwan, according to LEDinside.
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2018-04-04

LEDVANCE Now Wholly Owned By MLS

LEDVANCE, one of the world's leading general lighting providers for professional users and end consumers, is now 100 percent owned by the leading Chinese LED lighting company MLS. MLS has taken over the full ownership of LEDVANCE by means of a share deal with the strategic investor IDG Capital and the financial investor Yiwu. As part of the deal, IDG Capital and Yiwu will become shareholders of MLS via a joint investment.
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2018-04-04

Light and Building 2018: A Deeper Look into Upstream LED Manufacturers

Highlights of Lextar for this year are high-power LED modules, LEDs for slim luminaire, and IR sensor modules. In particular, the new IR sensor modules were showcased for the first time. They feature 3D image recognition and can be used in 3D cameras. In addition to that, the company also showcased its automotive LEDs.
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2018-04-03

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens Retrofits Greenhouse with Heliospectra Intelligent LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB announces a new order from their value-added reseller Climate Controls Ltd, UK. The order is for Heliospectras fully adjustable LX60-series full spectrum LED grow lights to be installed at the iconic Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew and at Wakehurst, Kew's wild botanic garden in Sussex (which is also the home of the Millennium seedbank). The order value is SEK 1.7 million (£ 150,000). Delivery will take place and be visible in the accounts in Q2 2018.
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2018-04-02

Luminus’ Dynamic Modules Deliver Uniform Warm Dimming and Dynamic CCT Control Across Environments

Luminus Devices, Inc., has released its breakthrough warm dimming and dynamic tuning modules that deliver exceptionally uniform color and control across any environment and enable consistency from fixture-to-fixture and between linear, down, and directional luminaires that are used in the same space. Unique to the new modules are on-board IC chips that allow exceptional color quality and uniformity in hospitality, commercial and office environments. 
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2018-04-02

Wipro Lighting launches ‘Wider light for brighter homes’ ad campaign

Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting recently launched its new TV ad campaign ‘Wider light for brighter homes’. The ad campaign highlights the importance of choosing Wipro Garnet LED bulb, which is 70% wider than ordinary LED bulbs giving more brightness for homes. The new TVC aims at changing the consumer’s mindset with its honest instance by giving them a hard-hitting reason as to why they should change their lighting base from an ordinary low beam bulb to the all-new Wipro Garnet LED Bulb which has a “wide beam angle” which enables better light throw and makes rooms/objects better lit.
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