2017-09-13

Light Polymers and JSR Complete Second Close of Strategic Series B Funding Round

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, has announced that JSR Corporation will join the recent Series B funding round as a strategic partner. JSR Corporation joins the Series B round led by Tsingda International Venture Investments and TEL Venture Capital which closed in June.
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2017-09-12

Telensa Named “One to Watch” in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Telensa, the global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, today announced that it has been named as one of fifteen ‘Ones to Watch’ in the annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 Report. The fast-growing company recently filed its financial year 2017 accounts, which show revenues of £23M and a profit of £3M. The company’s revenues have grown by 90% since 2016, and are 3x those reported for 2015.
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2017-09-08

Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Expands to Give More Help to More Communities

The Smart Cities Council ‒ the world's largest smart cities network ‒ has expanded eligibility for its 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants to include government jurisdictions across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Cities, counties, states, provinces and regional authorities (transit, ports, etc.) are invited to apply. Grant applications are available online starting today at //www.smartcitiescouncil.com/scc-2018-readiness-challenge-info. The deadline for submitting an application is Nov. 10, 2017.
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2017-09-08

Infineon Invests in XMOS to March into Market of Voice-controlled Technology

Cars, homes, industrial plants and consumer devices are rapidly becoming connected to the Internet: 3 years from now, 30 billion devices will belong to the Internet of Things (IoT). While today the interaction between humans and machines is mostly done by touch, the next evolutionary step of IoT will lead to the omni-presence of high-performance voice control. Infineon Technologies AG wants to further develop its capabilities to shape this market segment. Complementing other partnerships, Infineon has made a strategic minority investment in XMOS Limited, a Bristol based fabless semiconductor company that provides voice processors for IoT devices. Infineon leads the recent USD 15 million Series-E funding round.
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2017-09-07

Active Grow SG300 LED Grow Light is the First to Receive the ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification

Active Grow, the next-gen horticulture lighting company’s Sweet Grass Series™ 300W LED Grow Light is the first to receive the new ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification from Intertek. Intertek has recognized the Active Grow SG300 LED grow light as a significant development in horticultural lighting technology, allowing the SG300 luminaire to be eligible for big rebates in commercial grow facilities.
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2017-09-07

Transcend Lighting Is Now Thrive Agritech

Transcend Lighting, Inc., leader in LED horticulture lighting, announced today it will be rebranding as Thrive Agritech, Inc. effective immediately. The change in name positions the company for future growth as a supplier of products that extend beyond lighting.
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2017-09-07

Leading OLED Experts Meet at the First International TADF Symposium Hosted by CYNORA

CYNORA GmbH is pleased to host the first edition of the International TADF Symposium. More than 150 attendants have signed up and are expected at the symposium that will take place on September 7th, 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany, at the hotel Hilton City Centre.
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2017-09-07

Azar Printing to Install RGMT’s LED-UV Press

Azar Printing purchased the 47th RMGT 9 Series press in the North America, and will be taking delivery of the unit in September immediately after the PRINT 17 trade show. The new RMGT 920PF-8+CC will replace two 4-Up presses — an older 8-color press, as well as a 6-color with coater press. The new press equipped with RMGT’s fully automatic plate changing, SMART Insta.Color make-ready technology and LED UV Curing for both 4/4 perfecting and LED-UV curable coatings will all represent firsts in the St. Louis marketplace.
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2017-09-07

Osram Underlines Its Digital Expertise with Innovative Solution Portfolio at dmexco 2017

Osram will present its portfolio of solutions for digitizing the customer journey at dmexco: The end-to-end solution "Einstone Smart Retail" enables in-store retailers to integrate location-based marketing activities across all sales channels. Retailers is able to digitize their business and improve the customer experience with beacon technology provided by Osram and its software partner beaconsmind.
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2017-09-06

IoT Security Foundation Announces Smart Buildings Working Group

The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced that it has established a working group for smart buildings and appointed Alan Mihalic of Norman Disney & Young (NDY) as the group's chair.
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2017-09-06

EarthTronics New Adjustable LED Trim Kit Easily Converts Downlight Flood Lamps to LEDs for 80 Percent Energy Savings

EarthTronics introduces its new Adjustable LED Trim Kit to provide a simple and quick way to upgrade recessed downlight fixtures without any tools. As simple as screwing in a light bulb, the screw base neck depth is adjustable to reach the fixture socket to make the power connection enabling the white trim to fit snugly against the ceiling. The Adjustable LED Trim Kit enables 5” and 6” recessed ceiling fixtures utilizing incandescent or halogen BR30 flood lamps up to 65 watts to be easily replaced with a new LED light source and a fresh new white trim. This new kit is dimmable down to 5% and uses just 13-watt LED for 80 percent energy savings.
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2017-09-06

Light Polymers to Debut GrowBlade™ Flat-Panel Growlights at NYC AgTechWeek

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, is debuting their GrowBlade™ flat-panel horticulture lighting at the third annual NYC AgTech Week.
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2017-09-04

Phoseon Technology Extends Narrow-Web Retrofit Leadership with FireJet™ FJ601

Phoseon Technology announced the new FireJet™ FJ601 UV LED curing solution which simplifies retrofits with a self-contained air-cooled design. With a form-factor optimized for narrow web presses, the FireJet FJ601 is ideal for a wide variety of flexographic, web offset and rotary screen applications.
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2017-09-01

MicroVision Announces $3.15 Million Investment from a Current Shareholder

MicroVision, specializing in innovative ultra-miniature laser display and sensing technology, announced that on August 28, 2017 it sold 1.5 million unregistered shares to a private investor who is also a current shareholder at a price of $2.10 per share, for aggregate consideration of $3.15 million. The last closing sale price of MicroVision’s common stock on August 28, 2017 was $2.19. MicroVision intends to use the proceeds from the issuance for general corporate purposes.
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2017-09-01

Agfa to Show the New Anapurna H2500i LED at FESPA Africa

At FESPA Africa 2017, Agfa Graphics’ South African sales organization will present the new Anapurna H2500i LED wide-format hybrid inkjet-UV printer.
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2017-09-01

Revolution Lighting Awarded Department of Defense Contract to Supply Military Specification LED Tubes to U.S. Navy

Revolution Lighting Technologies announced the award of a Department of Defense (DoD) contract through the Defense Logistics Agency to supply 2,300 of its twofoot T8 LED tubes to the U.S. Navy. Revolution Lighting was selected because its LED lighting products incorporate Buy American Act (BAA) and Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliant components, ensuring they meet the strict requirements needed for implementation into U.S. Navy vessels. The tubes are manufactured in the Company’s new state-of-the-art Simi Valley production and warehouse facility.
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2017-09-01

Pink LED Light Bulb Now Available to Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Energy efficient lighting manufacturer Feit Electric announced that it’s partnering with Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer.
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2017-08-31

Bieber Lighting’s New Competition LED Tennis Fixtures

Bieber Lighting launched a new line of LED luminaires designed to meet the lighting needs of professional and competition level tennis courts. The Tennis-Brite LED series has three versions, Tennis-Brite Competition™ 600W, Tennis-Brite Pro™ 400W and the Tennis-Brite Residential™ 200W. These products are assembled in the U.S.A with 60% US made components. 
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2017-08-28

LG Lights Up IFA 2017 With Convenient High-Performance LED Projectors

LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its portfolio of LED projectors with the unveiling of two new models at IFA 2017, Europe's largest consumer electronics and home appliance show. In Berlin, LG will be introducing the ProBeam UST (Ultra Short-Throw) laser projector (model HF85JA) and LG MiniBeam (model PH30JG) as part of its strategy to extend its leadership in the LED/Laser projector market that is estimated to grow to USD 5.7 billion in three years.
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2017-08-28

Foreverlamp Appoints New Agency Representation

LED lighting manufacturer Foreverlamp of Torrance, California, announces new lighting manufacturer representative appointments for its line of high bay LED lamps and fixtures.  Electri-Products Group from Greensboro, North Carolina; Lighting Systems and Electrical Products from Houston, Texas; and Design Build Lighting from Austin Texas will serve as official Sales Representatives for the manufacturer.
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2017-08-28

Heliospectra AB Half Year Report January - June 2017

Heliospectra AB, a Sweden-based company specializing in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, presented on 25th August their Half Year Report for 2017 today. The report was followed by a live interview with Heliospectra CEO Ali Ahmadian.
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2017-08-24

Quantum Materials Opens Nano-Materials Online Store

American Cadmium-Free Quantum Dot manufacturer Quantum Materials Corp announced the launching of the Company's new Nano-Materials online store.
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2017-08-23

RayVio UV LED Technology Available Worldwide from Digi-Key

RayVio's portfolio of UVB and UVC LEDs are available for immediate shipment globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as the result of a new distribution agreement.
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2017-08-22

Elemental LED Announces New Partnerships with Illuminations and LaFace McGovern Associates

Elemental LED, a U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced partnerships with Illuminations Inc. and LaFace McGovern Associates Inc. that extends its Diode LED product brand into Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.
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2017-08-22

DECO Lighting’s Vector Linear Architectural Luminaire Recognized in the 2017 IES' Progress Report

DECO Lighting, a manufacturer of next-generation LED lighting solutions, is proud to announce that the Vector linear architectural luminaire series has been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) in its prestigious annual Progress Report for 2017. Each year, IES recognizes innovative new products, research, publications, and activities in the lighting community. Recognition in the Progress Report is based on an impartial judging process used by the committee to evaluate each submission for its unique attributes, functionality, and overall performance above industry standards. The Progress Committee sets out to stay up to date with any new developments in the art and science of lighting.  
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2017-08-18

New IoT Platform from Acuity Brands Helps Evaluate and Plan Space Allocation Through Lighting

Acuity Brands introduced Atrius Spaces, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform service that helps customers manage space utilization using a building’s occupancy data. Atrius Spaces, which includes a web application and an application programming interface (API), can be used to efficiently allocate and plan for spatial requirements, allowing building managers to optimize facility operations and budgets, as well as the overall management of a building or campus throughout its lifecycle. 
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2017-08-18

Plessey Triumphs in the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards

Plessey announces that its multi-award winning Orion beam forming module has been crowned a winner in the Components and Light Sources category of the 2017 Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIAs).
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2017-08-18

TCP Launches New Website Featuring Industry-First Technology for Commercial and Residential Lighting

Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of energy-efficient lighting technologies, today announces the launch of www.tcpi.com, a brand-new website that features industry-first technology.
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2017-08-16

MechaTronix - horticulture top lighting made easy

MechaTronix, one of the global market leaders in LED cooling, is broadcasting a clear message towards the horticulture market. “Although there are numerous opinions on the ideal spectrums and mixes of wavelengths, the world of horticulture top lighting is going to change drastically over the coming years, according Koen Vangorp, CEO of MechaTronix.”
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2017-08-14

National IoT Network Introduced and Deployed in Ireland

Silver Spring Networks announced it has agreed to work with ESB Telecoms Ltd to develop a national Internet of Things (IoT) network across Ireland. ESB Telecoms Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of ESB and operates a national open access wholesale telecommunications network throughout Ireland.
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Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So ... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE