2018-04-02

Light + Building 2018: LEDVANCE Will Continue to Scale up with a Clear Vision, CEO Says

At Light and Building 2018, LEDinside had a face-to-face interview with Dr. Jacob Tarn, new CEO of LEDVANCE, who shared his insights on the market and the company’s strategic outlook.
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2018-04-02

Light + Building 2018: LEDVANCE presents itself as an all-round LED lighting company

We have seen at the trade show major lighting brands announce their determination to transition away from LED lighting companies to software-oriented IoT Solution providers. Companies in the lighting industry admitted their profits have been affected by severe price wars in the market and have tried to develop new business opportunities. However, in comparison, LEDVANCE chooses to not only keep but even expand its focus on general lighting as a globally active, full-scale LED lighting company.
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2018-03-28

Lumileds Creates Highest Flux Two-Die Mid Power LED for General Lighting, the New LUXEON 3030 2D

San Jose, CA – March 27 – Today Lumileds introduced a new addition to its mid power family, the new LUXEON 3030 2D with a square LES, which is specifically optimized for high flux and maximum reliability in a variety of general lighting applications including downlights, high bay & low bay fixtures and outdoor lighting applications. “With the new LUXEON 3030 2D, we are able to offer the industry’s highest flux in a two-die mid power package, but also our hot-color targeted approach ensures superior color accuracy to that of other LED manufacturers,” said Mei Yi, Product Manager of LUXEON 3030 2D for Lumileds.
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2018-03-28

University Goes to the Top of the Class with New Connected Lighting Technology

Students attending Dubai’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) need never flick a light switch or search for a tutorial or classroom again. Philips Lighting has equipped the university with state-of the-art connected LED lighting controlled by its Interact Office system. The technology enables faculty staff to control and personalize light settings using a smartphone app, while students can be guided to rooms using lighting-based indoor positioning technology. Such innovations bring to life Philips Lighting’s strategy to deliver new capabilities as value expands from lighting products to software and services.
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2018-03-27

New Zealand’s Whakatane District Council Selects Telensa for its 2,500 Smart Street Lighting Project

Telensa, specializing in deployment of connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has been selected by Whakatane District Council to deploy its PLANet intelligent streetlighting system. The project, part of a New Zealand Transport Agency programme to convert existing road lighting to LED, will involve replacing Whakatane’s 2,500 streetlights with wirelessly managed LEDs. The project is due for completion in June 2018.
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2018-03-21

Light + Building 2018: LED Filament Patent Infringement Caught Red-Handed

LEDinside unexpectedly witnessed that a company got caught red-handed for infringing another company’s patents and had to remove a part of their exhibits.
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2018-03-21

At LED Expo Thailand 2018, Exhibition Space is Filling up Fast. Hurry Up! Book Your Space Now!!!

New Delhi: March 2018- The 6th annual LED Expo Thailand 2018, which is aimed at bringing together LED & lighting industry with buyers, specialists and suppliers to the Challenger 1, IMPACT Exhibition Center in Bangkok, Thailand on May 10-12, 2018. This year’s exhibit space is almost sold out. Over 300 exhibitors from around the globe are set to showcase their innovations at the Expo. Adding more room for special focus on your futuristic innovations, the organisers this year have come up with the theme FUTURE of LED for a SMART LIVING offering you more focused audience. Don’t let the opportunity pass by; book space now to maximize your business.
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2018-03-21

Light + Building 2018: Philips Lighting Announces New Name While Osram Demonstrates IoT Capabilities

Light and Building 2018, one of the largest trade shows in Europe, gathers over 2,700 exhibitors and their advanced lighting and building automation technologies in Frankfurt. Those technologies reflect the highly dynamic nature of the sector and the rising demand for smart life and efficient energy management around the world. In particular, one of the most exciting things must be to learn what major companies announce and showcase at the fair. Here, LEDinside sees a trend that big lighting companies are now transforming themselves from lamp suppliers to IoT solution and service providers.
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2018-03-20

Global Smart Lighting Market Will Escalate, Reaching a Value of US$13.4 Billion in 2020, Says LEDinside

Smart lighting has been developed for years, but products and applications are not really used widely. In 2017, however, smart lighting has begun to escalate with diversification of products, continuous improvements of technology, maturing ecosystem of industry chain, and active promotion of manufacturers. According to the latest data of LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the global smart lighting market reached a value close to US$4.6 billion in 2017 with an annual growth rate of 95%. The market size is expected to reach US$13.4 billion in 2020. Read more at https://press.trendforce.com/press/20180320-3078.html#GogpHqGqEKOZDt2W.99
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2018-03-19

LEDinside: Appearance of Micro & Mini LED New Market Applications and Niche Lighting Markets, CAGR of LED Market Value in 2017-2020 Takes off to 7%

According to the latest Gold Member Report - LED Industry Demand and Supply Data Base from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, in 2017, due to the stable prices on LED market and the rapid growth of automotive lighting and outdoor architectural lighting, LED market value of 2017 reached USD 17.16 billion, up 7.4% YoY.
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2018-03-18

Light + Building 2018: Start to Build a Human-Light Relationship

Light + Building 2018, the largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology in Europe, officially begins on March 18. For the next six days, 18-23 March, exhibitors at the show will showcase their state-of-the-art products and technologies, whether they are for lighting, communication, building automation, or automotive applications.
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2018-03-16

Light + Building 2018 Continues to Grow with More Exhibitors and Exhibition Space

Light + Building opens its doors in Frankfurt am Main from Sunday, 18 March, to Friday, 23 March 2018. Over 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries are showing their latest products and innovations for the lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation and safety and security sectors on more than 260,000 square metres spread in25 exhibition halls.
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2018-03-16

[TILS 2018] Prodigital Technology Corp. - 120W High-efficiency Energy-saving LED High-bay Light

The use of Japanese NICHIA LED design, the overall luminous flux up to 16,200 lumens, efficiency 135 lumens / watt, replace the 500W ~ 800W traditional mercury lamp applications, saving 85% of electricity costs; use Mingwei power HLG seven-year warranty LED special series, lamp life up to 10 year.
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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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2018-03-15

Tomorrow's Optics Will Change the Lighting of Interiors and Exteriors

Czech technological company IQ Structures developed a new optical system NANOPTIQS.
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2018-03-14

High-tech LEDs from Osram in the front headlights of the new Audi A8

Ingolstadt car manufacturer Audi uses the expertise of Osram Opto Semiconductors in the front lighting of its new flagship. The Oslon Compact PL for adaptive front lighting has been installed in the Audi A8 for the first time. The Oslon Black Flat S in its 3-chip version provides an extended beam range. In addition, the tried and tested Topled is used in the sedan’s daytime running lights.
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2018-03-14

Lumileds Delivers up to 48% Higher “Punch” than Competitors in Broadest Color Choices

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Director of the LUXEON Color Family. The company has witnessed in the market the trend to color tuning fixtures with narrow beam angles and maximum punch. The LUXEON CZ Color Line consists of 21 LED color options, which includes 13 color and 8 white emitters.
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2018-03-13

Future Lighting Solutions introduces Optisolis, Nichia’s new Ultra-High CRI White LED

Future Lighting Solutions announces the immediate availability of Optisolis from Nichia, the most advanced Ultra-High Color Rendering white LED the world has ever seen.
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2018-03-12

Increase of Night Light Emission in Germany Might Be Related to LED Replacement

The nights in the German federal states („Bundesländer") have been getting brighter and brighter - but not everywhere at the same rate and with one peculiar exemption: light emissions from Thuringia decreased between 2012 and 2017.
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2018-03-12

New Material to Make LEDs with High Color Quality Found by Computers

A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has used data mining and computational tools to discover a new phosphor material for white LEDs that is inexpensive and easy to make.
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2018-03-12

VTT and Neonelektro Have Made LED Advertising Boards Light, Fexible and Energy-Efficient

Through a European project, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Neonelektro have developed new types of LED displays that combine the flexibility, low cost and high technical performance enabled by roll-to-roll mass manufacturing technology.
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2018-03-12

Seoul Semiconductor SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Applied in Luminaires by FLOS Architectural

Seoul Semiconductor announces that its SunLike Series LEDs, which implement light closest to the spectrum of natural sunlight, have been adopted for a series of luminaires designed by FLOS Architectural, a specialty lighting company based in Spain.
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2018-03-12

LED-Embedded Contact Lenses Monitor Glucose Levels in Tears

A soft, flexible contact lens can monitor glucose levels in tears and deliver sensing results through the lens display, alerting the user if glucose levels are too high by turning off a tiny embedded LED light, according to a new report from UNIST, Korea.
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2018-03-12

How to Protect LED Bulbs Against Power Surge? This New Technology May be A Solution

LED technology has been widely adopted in lighting because it is highly energy efficient and durable. On the other hand, LED lamps contain a number of delicate semiconductor elements, which are more susceptible to power surge damages than conventional lamps. Especially in countries where power grids are relatively unstable, damages to LED products caused by power surge are more common.
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2018-03-10

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected for Spectra Luminaires by European Lighting Manufacturer LED Luks

Seoul Semiconductor announces that its SunLike Series LEDs, which implement light closest to the spectrum of natural sunlight, have been adopted for the Spectra luminaires of LED Luks, a specialty lighting company based in Slovenia.
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2018-03-10

High-Resolution LED Video Wall Featured in Bank of Hawaii's Modernized Lobby

A new, high-end LED video wall from Sansi North America (SNA) Displays is the visual centerpiece of the newly renovated Bank of Hawaii main branch location in downtown Honolulu.
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2018-03-10

AcquiFlow Selects Heliospectra Intelligent LED Lighting Solutions for Canadian Licensed Producer to Scale Cannabis Cultivation Facilities

Heliospectra AB (publ), speicalizing in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouses and controlled farming environments, announces a new order from a licensed producer of cannabis in Ontario, Canada. Heliospectra's value-added reseller AcquiFlow secured the market-leading lighting solutions for the business leader in Canada's evolving cannabis landscape. The order value is 524 307 SEK (USD $63,547).
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2018-03-10

AEssenseGrows Introduces Cost Calculator for Managing Lighting Expenses for Indoor Farming

AEssenseGrows, an ag-tech company specializing in automated aeroponic platforms for high-yield plant production, introduced a cost calculator to help customers manage electricity expense and increase profitability.
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2018-03-09

Samsung Enhances Chip-Scale LED Package Lineup with Industry’s Highest Luminous Efficacies

Samsung Electronics announced that it has achieved the industry’s highest light efficacies for its fillet-enhanced chip-scale package (FEC) LED lineup – LM101B, LH181B and LH231B.
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2018-03-09

Seoul Semiconductor Files Three New Patent Litigations and Announces Its Acrich Licensing Program

Seoul Semiconductor announced on March 8, 2018 that it has filed three new patent infringement lawsuits, together with its affiliate, Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (collectively “Seoul”), against a lighting company and distributors selling products that allegedly infringe Seoul's Acrich patents.
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