2017-07-26

Bulbs.com Has Launched A New Assortment of Horticulture Grow Bulbs and Kits

Bulbs.com, the web's lightbulb superstore has launched a select assortment of horticulture grow lights in various sizes and types to fit most indoor gardening needs. Bulbs.com now carries an assortment of the following horticulture lights...
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2017-07-26

Monocrystal Delivers 150-millionth TIE

Monocrystal, a global leader in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, celebrates the shipment of its 150-millionth two-inch equivalent product.
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2017-07-26

First Printer In India With Two-Module LED-UV Curing System From AMS Spectral UV Shares Results

AB Print Pack of Delhi has become the first packaging printer in India to have a press equipped with a two-module LED-UV curing system from AMS Spectral UV – A Baldwin Technology Company, according to the country’s exclusive provider of the leading LED-UV curing technology, APL Machinery of Faridabad.
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2017-07-26

IR WORKshop First Time in the US

LASER COMPONENTS USA, specialized provider of laser and optoelectronic components in the US and Canada, announces that it will sponsor the 4th International WORKshop on Infrared Technologies for a broad audience of leading IR experts. The event will take place at Arizona State University on November 8 - 9, 2017 in Tempe, AZ, USA.
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2017-07-26

Tri-State LED Selected for LED Retrofit of Connecticut-Based Interstate + Lakeland Lumber Stores

Tri-State LED, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies, announced that it has been selected for a series of LED lighting retrofits with Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of building materials. The retrofit is currently taking place throughout the company's Connecticut locations in Bethel, Newtown, Stamford and Greenwich and involves the complete retrofit of existing fluorescent lighting to reduce overall lighting energy use throughout the facilities by more than 60%.
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2017-07-26

Elemental LED Announces Expanded Role for Seasoned Sales Leader

Elemental LED, a U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced today the promotion of Thomas Howe to VP of Sales.  In this position Mr. Howe will be responsible for both Diode LED and Business Solutions sales divisions.
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2017-07-21

Digital Lumens Introduces New Wireless Sensor to Integrated Third-Party High Bay and Vapor Tight LED Lighting Fixtures

Digital Lumens, who expertizes in intelligent LED lighting and sensor-based smart building applications, unveiled the DLA-V, a new Digital Light Agent™ (DLA) lighting control designed for a direct connection to 0-10V dimming drivers, and plug-compatible with all standard industrial sensor interfaces. The DLA-V transforms any high-bay or linear LED fixture from any manufacturer into a completely networked-controlled smart lighting node.
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2017-07-21

Unity Connected Building Intelligence by Peoples Electric Combines Smart Lighting with Building Systems

Peoples Electric Company, a full-service electrical and building controls contractor, introduced its Unity Connected Building Intelligence smart lighting and building automation solution. Instead of approaching lighting, HVAC and other major building functions separately, Unity offers a single technology platform for HVAC and lighting controls with a front end that can integrate with access control, low-voltage communications, fire alerts and renewables, among other building systems. Unity leverages the latest in money- and energy-saving LED lighting and controls with the data-sharing capabilities and scalability of the Internet of Things (IoT).
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2017-07-21

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Transportation, Sensing, & Control Division of TT Electronics PLC

AVX Corporation today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Transportation, Sensing & Control division (hereinafter called TS&C), from the UK company, TT Electronics PLC.
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2017-07-19

Atop HortiBar LED Interlighting Grow Light for Horticulture Lighting

Recently Atop Horticulture Lighting released a new series of interlighting LED Grow Light, specially for the Cucumber, Tomato, Pepper and some Canopy plants. The Inter lighting design can let the pant absorb the lighting completely, then increase yield.
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2017-07-19

BMW i Ventures Leads Strategic Investment in GaN Systems

GaN Systems, the world’s leading provider of GaN power transistors, announced the closing of an investment round led by BMW’s investment arm, BMW i Ventures. Consistent with its investment strategy, BMW i Ventures recognizes that GaN Systems’ products maximize the efficiency of electronic systems while dramatically reducing size, weight and overall system cost. The investment will be used to expand global sales and accelerate new product development. BMW i Ventures joins the existing investors: BDC Capital, Chrysalix Venture Capital, Cycle Capital Management, RockPort Capital and Tsing Capital.
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2017-07-19

Revolution Lighting's BAA/TAA Compliant Tubes Selected for Federal/Military Lighting Projects

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. ("Revolution Lighting"), a global provider of advanced LED lighting solutions, today announced that since the opening of its state of the art Simi Valley production and warehouse facility in March 2017, the Company continues to penetrate the federal and military sector through energy savings performance contract wins (ESPC), producing more than 205,000 (BAA) and Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliant LED tubes for federal and military lighting projects. 
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2017-07-18

Zumtobel Group Named Official Lighting Partner for New Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Zumtobel Group, a leading supplier of innovative lighting solutions and services, has been announced as the official lighting partner for the new North London stadium of English Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur.
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2017-07-18

NAILD Launches Lighting Controls Training

Keeping with its long-standing tradition of cutting-edge, education products, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) has opened registration for its much-anticipated Lighting Specialist-Controls certificate training program, the organization announced today.
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2017-07-18

Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D

The Energy Department is announcing funding for seven R&D projects that will support key scientific advancements in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting products that can significantly reduce energy costs for American families and businesses by using less electricity than products currently in use, and ensure that the U.S. remains a global leader in SSL innovation.
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2017-07-17

Philips Lighting Commits More Than 2,000 LED Lightbulbs to NEA’s Household Energy-saving Challenge

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced its support to the National Environment Agency (NEA)’s “Energy-Saving Challenge”, taking place from 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017. It aims to distribute more than 2,000 energy-efficient LED light bulbs to participating households who sign up at the challenge roadshows.
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2017-07-17

LumiGrow Brings Smart Horticultural Lighting to Cultivate'17

Cultivate ’17, North America’s largest horticultural tradeshow is set to use the entirety of the newly expanded and renovated Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). AmericanHort’s Cultivate’17, July 15-18 in Columbus, OH, is the horticulture industry’s renowned professional development event with the largest all-industry trade show. AmericanHort estimates about 10,000 attendees, more than 125 educational sessions and close to 700 exhibitors.
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2017-07-13

Transcend Lighting Launches “Next Gen” Chip Technology

Transcend Lighting, Inc., leader in LED horticulture lighting, announced today it will be incorporating its next generation LED chip technology into its grow light fixtures. As a result of the chip upgrade, Transcend’s LED grow lights will compete at the highest energy efficiency levels in the industry.
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2017-07-12

ERP Power and Digi-Key Sign Distribution Agreement

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor.
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2017-07-11

Flint Group launches XCURA EVO - the new generation UV LED Sheetfed Process Ink.

Continuing the pioneering trend; first to market with new technology and breakthrough sheetfed ink formulations, Flint Group announced the global launch of its latest version UV LED process inks, XCURA EVO.
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2017-07-11

The Print Academy targets new markets with VANTAGE LED UV curing technology from Flint Group

Flint Group has helped The Print Academy in the UK greatly extend the capability of its 6 colour Heidelberg CD102 + coater with the retrofit of an AMS (Air Motion Systems) UV-LED curing system.
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2017-07-11

Future Lighting Solutions and OSRAM Digital Systems Sign Franchise Distribution Agreement

Future Lighting Solutions, the leading provider of solid-state lighting and supply chain solutions, and OSRAM Digital Systems, the leader in lighting technology solutions, have announced a new franchise partnership encompassing OSRAM’s comprehensive range of drivers, light engines and controls for lighting applications. The agreement covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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2017-07-11

LRC Develops Accelerated Prediction Method for LED System Life

In the June issue of LEDs Magazine, Dr. Nadarajah Narendran, Director of Research at the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, discusses LRC research focused on LED system reliability in the article, "Industry test standards must evolve to ensure accurate LED system life estimates." 
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2017-07-11

LRC Releases New Version of Circadian Stimulus Calculator with Expanded Functionality

The Lighting Research Center has released a new version of its free, open-access circadian stimulus (CS) calculator with more robust and flexible functionality to help lighting professionals select light sources and light levels that will increase the potential for circadian-effective light exposure in architectural spaces.
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2017-07-11

Pixelligent Technologies Awarded $2.15 Million in Grant Funding from U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Defense

Pixelligent Technologies awarded 2 grants from the Dept. of Energy to advance its leadership position in OLED Lighting technology and a grant from the Dept. of Defense to further develop its Lubricant technology application.
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2017-07-10

Light Polymers closes $5m Series B strategic funding round with Tokyo Electron and Tsingda International Venture Capital

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, announced today a $5m strategic funding round led by Tsingda International Venture Capital and TEL Venture Capital. The proceeds from the Series B round will be used for strategic projects and a related acquisition that will be announced soon.
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2017-07-07

St. Petersburg to Be A Center of Russian Lighting Culture

The Russian Creative Association of Lighting Designers RULD and the Higher School of Lighting Design at ITMO University (CLD ITMO University) are pleased to announce the 4th International Research-to-Practice Conference on Lighting Design in 2017. The event will be held at the high-tech New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre on October 12–13, 2017, which will bring together Russian and international experts from the fields of lighting design, architecture, multimedia, urbanism, art, IT and engineering.
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2017-07-07

LPS 2017 Proudly Announces Its Stellar Speakers and Event Program

LpS 2017 (LED Professional Symposium +Expo) are proud to reveal this year’s event program, for what will be the greatest LpS to date. Joining over 1600 delegates and 100 exhibitors in Bregenz this year will be global experts from industry and research, to focus on multiple lighting applications such as Human Centric Lighting, Transportation, Agricultural, Healthcare and many more.
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2017-07-07

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September

TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting: Smart Lighting Forum & Show) announces that for their inaugural year, the 2000 visitors will be joined by leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram, Zumtobel Group and many more.
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2017-07-05

Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced it has repurchased 129,400 shares in the period June 26, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.01 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 4.40 million.
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XtraLight Manufacturing, an expert in commercial LED light fixtures, has recently initiated an additional focus on data center LED lighting. This comes after research has found that data centers can reduce energy consumption by ... READ MORE

Whilst there is a wide variety of standard sizes and standard powers and outputs of LED modules available on the market, most luminaire designers would agree that bespoke made-to-measure LED modules are preferable from a performance and design... READ MORE