2014-02-11

Seoul Semiconductor and LEDLab Partner UC Davis for Luminaire Design Competition

Students enrolled in Designing with Light at the University of California, Davis this semester will be competing in the 10th Annual Luminaire Design Competition this spring. The students must create original luminaire prototypes for outdoor pathways using an energy-efficient LED module manufactured by LEDLab using Seoul Semiconductor's Acrich2 AC-LED module.
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2014-02-11

Shenzhen Dicolor Optoelectronics Unveils New LED Display at ISE 2014

At the Integrated Systems Europe exhibition in Amsterdam (Feb. 4-6, 2014) Shenzhen Dicolor Optoelectronics presented their new M-Series LED display for the first time. It is Dicolor’s first curved curtain screen for stage applications.
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2014-02-07

LightLab Partners Osram Fluorescent Materials to Develop Luminescent Powder

LightLab has signed an agreement with Osram Fluorescent Materials to co-develop a luminescent powder for general lighting. The two parties will jointly invest resources to develop a new powder optimized for LightLab’s EEE Light™ Technology.
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2014-02-07

Viper Networks and Apollo Metro Complete Initial Lighting Pilot for Qatar

Viper Networks, an intelligent LED lighting solutions provider, is pleased to announce that in partnership with Apollo Metro Solutions, Inc., the Company has concluded its preliminary pilot in the city of Doha, Qatar. There is a secondary pilot already approved and set for shipment in four weeks.
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2014-02-07

Philips: Evolving Hospital Lighting

Monique Cousineau, Social Media Specialist, Philips Lighting North America observes the transiting hospital lighting in this latest blog entry. Hospitals play a vital role in all cities. We have all crossed the threshold of our local hospital either as a patient or a visitor. When I was a child I thought our hospital was so impersonal and intimidating.
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2014-02-07

Plastic Logic and Novaled Partner to Develop Flexible OLED for Wearable Applications

Plastic Logic, the leader in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic electronics, and Novaled, a leading company in organic electronic materials and technology for OLED applications, announce a partnership which will transform and accelerate the market for flexible and wearable displays. The companies demonstrate today at the Flextech Conference in Phoenix, AZ a truly flexible, plastic, fully organic AMOLED display.
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2014-02-06

Lanterns of Terracotta Army March to Scotland

As the Chinese Lunar New Year comes to an end this week, Scotland capital Edinburgh, U.K, has been immersed in f the festive atmosphere with the display of Lanterns of Terracotta Army at the Old College Qaud, South Bridge from Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2014.
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2014-02-06

Digital Lighting Makes a Splash at the Super Bowl

Philips Lumec blogger Monique Cousineau interviews two Canadian multimedia companies that threw a spectacular lighting show prior to the SuperBowl. Below is the blog entry:
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2014-02-06

U.S. Hilton Garden Inn Upgrades Incandescent Bulbs to LEDs

LEDtronics® announced that it helped the Hilton Garden Inn in Washington, D.C., eliminate the time and costs involved in maintaining old, incandescent bulbs on their marquee canopy by replacing them with the latest in lighting technology — LED bulbs
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2014-02-05

GE Smart Lighting Technology to Help San Diego Save More than US$25,000 Annually

San Diego announced today that it will illuminate its downtown district with GE Lighting’s intelligent lighting system, including LED street lighting, making it the first city in the United States to adopt GE’s LightGrid™ technology. The new system, set to be in place by spring of this year, will offer improved and energy-efficient lighting that will save the city more than a quarter-million dollars in energy costs each year.
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2014-01-28

McGill University Chooses Veeco Instruments Multi-Chamber MBE System

Veeco Instruments announced that McGill University in Montréal, Québec, Canada has ordered Veeco’s new GENxplor™ R&D Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) System for their Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, as part of a research grant from Canada’s Foundation for Innovation.  The Veeco GENxplor is a fully integrated system that deposits high quality epitaxial layers on substrates up to 3” in diameter and is ideal for cutting edge compound semiconductor research on a wide variety of materials including arsenides, nitrides and oxides.
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2014-01-24

Osram Introduces Super Small IR LED for Industrial and Machine Vision Applications

The new Oslon Compact infrared light-emitting diode (IRED) from Osram Opto Semiconductors closes the gap between high-power and low-power IREDs. It offers high output in a very small package, barely larger than the chip itself, and it can be used for applications such as surveillance, digital image processing, 3D measurement, pattern recognition and gesture detection.
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2014-01-21

GRC and BASF embark on Joint OLED Graphene Research

The Graphene Research Centre (GRC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science and the world’s leading chemical company BASF have partnered to develop the use of graphene in organic electronic devices, such as organic light emitting diodes (OLED). The goal of this collaboration is to interface graphene films with organic electronic materials for the creation of more efficient and more flexible lighting devices
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2014-01-21

Philips Signs LED Lighting Patent Licensing Agreement with TCP International

TCP International Holdings LTD, the parent company of Ohio-based Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (“TCP”), announced it entered into a patent license agreement with Philips. This agreement provides TCP with access to Philips’ LED-related patents for certain LED luminaire and bulb technologies. As part of this agreement, the two companies have agreed to settle and dismiss the patent infringement lawsuit that was pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
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2014-01-20

Spanish Architect and Designer Speaks about Project 10577 Rays in Helsinki

Spanish Architect and Designer Roque Pena Pidal is the 3rd prize winner of the 2013 CLU Foundation Contest for his project 10577 Rays in Helsinki. The jury selected his project because it uses light as an event and it would bring people together. His proposal to have an assembly of reflectors to make the winter solstice as bright as the summer solstice would help the population by increasing their serotonin levels. It is created for a specific location and resembles a big public event.
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2014-01-20

S|N|A Installs HD LED Video Display in Times Square New York

At nearly 8 million pixels and 8,500 square feet, the recently installed LED spectacular at 1552 Broadway Avenue, supplied by S|N|A, LLC, is the highest-resolution video display in the history of Times Square.
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2014-01-15

Lighting Japan 2014: Still a Long Road Ahead for OLED Lighting

At Lighting Japan 2014 in Tokyo Big Sight, OLED industry insiders of have noted that there is still a long way to go before the technology can become mature enough to compete with LEDs.
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2014-01-10

Phoseon Technology Displays UV LED Curing Solutions at IMI Asia

Phoseon Technology continues its expansion in the Asia Pacific region by participating at the upcoming Industrial Digital Showcase Asia (IMI) in Hong Kong. Phoseon plans to feature the latest UV LED curing systems on the market to help support new and existing customers in Asia. 
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2013-12-24

Philips Holds Opening Ceremony for LED Lighting Campus in Chengdu

Philips LED Lighting Campus in Chengdu that has been closely watched by the industry was opened today, in the western campus of the Chengdu High-tech Industrial Development Zone (Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province). On the same day, Philips also unveiled its world-class Lighting Application Center that is located within the facility. 
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2013-12-24

Piggotts Sets London Aglow with LEDs this Christmas

Christmas lighting specialist Piggotts has been chosen by Covent Garden Limited to create the Christmas illuminations across the market square and surrounding streets.
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2013-02-05

Rubicon Technology to Showcase Large Sapphire Windows at Photonics West 2013

Rubicon to display industry-leading, very large, defect-free sapphire for optical applications in a wide range of industries Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) announced that it will showcase its line of optical products for use in defense and aerospace, instrumentation and analytical processing, sensors and detectors, semiconductor process equipment, and medical and laser applications at the Photonics West Exhibition, February 5-7 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The company will showcase a very large 12-inch sapphire window in booth #2200 ...
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE