2014-03-04

LED Lighting Solutions Included in DesignLights Consortium® Qualified Products List Report

LED lighting solutions company, aeternusLED®, based in Blacksburg, VA, has entered the scene and put up some very impressive results while doing so. The aeternusLED® Dolfin II Series LED 2x2 luminaire set the mark for the category 2x2 luminaire for commercial spaces while emerging with best results in all measured criteria, including efficacy, light output, reliability, and lifetime. The now DLC certified aeternusLED Dolfin II series is offered in lumen packages producing 2,448 to 5,498 delivered lumens, from 22 to 55 watts used thus achieving an efficiency between 99.9 and 109 lumens per watt. aeternusLED luminaires are available with a wide range of color temperature options though tested at 4,000K. The certified L70 lifetime at 140,000 hours allows the aeternusLED Dolfin II series to be sold with an industry leading 10 Year Warranty. These factors combine to allow aeternusLED to stand alone at the top in this category.
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2014-03-03

Osram Shareholders Formally Approve Chairman and Deputy Elections by the Managing Board and Supervisory Board

At the company’s first, public Annual General Meeting in Munich, the shareholders of OSRAM Licht AG signaled their formal approval of the actions of the members of the Managing Board and Supervisory Board for the 2013 fiscal year with 99.78 and 99.77 percent respectively.
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2014-03-03

DOE Announces 2013 Outdoor Winners for Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition

The 2013 winners in the outdoor category of the Next Generation LuminairesTM Solid-State Lighting Design Competition were announced at the Strategies in Light conference in Santa Clara, CA. Sponsored by DOE, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the International Association of Lighting Designers, NGL was created to recognize and promote excellence in commercial LED lighting products.
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2014-03-03

Kathy Ireland Worldwide and LED Technologies Take Major Position in Skincare

LED Technologies announced today, a dynamic alliance with kathy ireland® Worldwide, to develop reVive™ Light Therapy for the partnership. The products include, luxurious and affordable skincare devices that offer the latest technology in four key areas: anti-aging; uneven skintone and hyperpigmantation; acne and skin healing. These FDA approved products are a new innovation in the skincare industry.
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2014-03-03

Hubbell Lighting Launches Lighting Upgrade Program for U.S. Universities

In the U.S., colleges and universities spend an average of US$ 31,000 a year lighting a typical 50,000-square-foot classroom building—money wasted on utility and maintenance costs rather than the pursuit of academic achievements. To expedite and encourage savings, Hubbell Lighting announced a new energy efficient lighting program to cut electricity costs by 84%, enhance the quality of light and reduce the financial risk of upgrades.  
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2014-02-28

ESS LED Tube Lights To Be Available Through U.S. LED Authorized Dealer Networks

Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions (ESS) U.S. announced that it will be expanding its innovative energy-saving, guaranteed for life LED product line to include new quick-install, energy efficient LED tube lights, offered through its national authorized LED dealer network beginning in March 2014.
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2014-02-27

Polycarbonate Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Ideal for a Wide Range of LED Lighting Needs

One-size-fits-all, standard lighting is a thing of the past. Instead, lighting today is available in every shape and size, giving consumers more choices than ever before. In addition to styling, consumers are also looking for lighting options that are durable and energy efficient, while serving a specific function – such as offering targeted illumination or ambient lighting. Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s portfolio of polycarbonate plastics and sheet help manufacturers meet these consumer needs.
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2014-02-26

Philips Lumileds Doubles Lumen Density and Center Beam Candle Power with Newest Emitter

“With the LUXEON MZin combination with LUXEON M, designers can create two solutions with one optic In an MR16 the LUXEON MZ delivers greater punch, achieving 50,000 candela center beam candle power (CBCP) compared to encapsulated emitters that only achieve half the beam intensity using the same sized optics. Flood lamps that formerly required large optics now deliver the necessary brightness and range with smaller optics and off-the-shelf drivers.   ...
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2014-02-26

Lighting Science Group Enters into New $53 Million Credit Facility

Lighting Science®, a provider of biologically-corrected lighting solutions, announced that it has entered into a new $53 million credit facility agented by Medley Capital Corporation. Proceeds from the transaction will be used to refinance existing credit facilities and to provide funding for operations, which will allow the company to continue pursuing its growth objectives.
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2014-02-26

USG Collaborates with Citi and GE to Create Custom Wall Murals at USA House in Sochi

Like the athletes they support, three U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) sponsors, USG Corporation, General Electric (GE) and Citi (C) used teamwork to produce custom installations at the USA House at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
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2014-02-25

EnOcean Alliance Brings Smart Lighting Systems to Light+ Building 2014

Alliance members present integrated systems for building automation and smart homes on the basis of the batteryless wireless standard, setting new trends in the direction of artificial intelligence
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2014-02-25

Robot Arm Creates Beautiful Paintings Through Light

Korean design firm Everyware has made a robotic arm  from wood that is computer programmable to create beautiful 3D light paintings. Below is the company's intro about this impressive tiny robot:
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2014-02-24

Ericsson and Philips Unite to Provide Mobile Broadband Connectivity through Smart Street Lighting

- New connected street lighting model solves two issues simultaneously: offering city officials an innovative way to afford next generation energy efficient LED lighting to meet sustainability goals, and enabling network operators to offer improved city-wide mobile broadband and app coverage   - Citizens will benefit from improved mobile network coverage for data communications and enhanced safety with brighter, well lit streets Philips and Ericsson combine the benefits of mobile connectivity and LED lighting in a ''lighting-as-a-service'' model for cit...
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2014-02-24

Osram is the System Partner for Laser Light in the BMW i8

The BMW i8 represents the first production vehicle in the world with a laser light. Osram played a decisive role in the development of the laser light source. Laser light is considered the next development step in automotive lighting and offers new design possibilities in addition to its functional advantages.
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2014-02-24

Konka and A&A Continue Distributor Relationship

Konka and A&A Optoelectronics in Canada will be continuing their distribution relationship in Canada, after establishing a good business relationship last year. In 2014, A&A will launch new series of products from Konka to continue their leading position in Canada. 
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2014-02-21

European Commission Funds LASSIE-FP7 for Further LED Module Development

CSEM announces the launch of LASSIE-FP7, a research project funded by the European Commission to develop a unique integrated solid-state module that will constitute a breakthrough in professional and architectural lighting. Solid-state lighting (SSL) represents a new revolution in the lighting domain, comparable to the invention of the incandescent bulb in the 19th century. As is unanimously recognized, SSL devices such as semi-conductor-based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are the light sources of the future.
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2014-02-21

NSERC CRD Awarded for LED Lighting in Plant Production

Urban Barns Foods Inc. is pleased to announce that it has expanded its collaboration with McGill University researcher Dr. Mark Lefsrud, of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, to further develop an indoor plant growth system aimed at expanding locally grown food. With industrial support from Urban Barns, McGill University was recently awarded an NSERC Collaborative Research & Development (CRD) grant in the amount of $240,000 in order to continue the development of this important project.
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2014-02-21

Radiant Zemax to Showcase Lighting Measurement and Modeling Solutions at Lighting+ Building 2014

Radiant Zemax, a leading provider of light and color test and measurement systems announces it will showcase its portfolio of testing solutions for LEDs, lighting, and luminaires in Booth #F77, Hall 9, at Light + Building. The exhibition is the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building services technology, taking place March 30 – April 4, 2014 in the Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Frankfurt, Germany.
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2014-02-20

NXP Semiconductors N.V. Repurchases 5 Million Shares of Common Stock

NXP Semiconductors N.V.  announced today that it has repurchased 5 million shares of its common stock under its stock repurchase plan announced on February 5, 2014. The shares were repurchased directly from affiliates and from funds managed or advised by KKR in a private transaction at a price per share based on the market closing price.
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2014-02-20

GE Albeo LED High Bay Lighting Upgrades Midwestern University Sport Facility

An energy-efficient upgrade with LED high bay lighting helps a large, Midwestern university sports practice facility reduce maintenance needs and costs.
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2014-02-20

Quantum Materials Secures Los Alamos Thick-Shell Quantum Dot Technology

Quantum Materials Corporation and Los Alamos National Laboratory's (LANL) today announce Quantum Materials optioning Thick-Shell 'Giant' Quantum Dot patented technology with the potential of 10 to 100-fold improvement in solid-state brightness over conventional nanocrystal quantum dots (QD). High brightness leads to efficient use of materials and increased performance in electronic displays and solid state (LED) lighting
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2014-02-20

Heraeus Celcion Announces Proven Performance Benefits for LED Lighting Applications

Heraeus Precious Metals, world leader in industrial precious and specialty metals, is pleased to announce the continuing performance growth and reliability of Celcion™.
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2014-02-20

CRS Electronics' Lumenova Receives 2014 Energy Star Certification

CRS Electronics Inc. , a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting products, today announced while the industry grapples with conforming to new and more stringent energy star standards which take effect in September 2014, Lumenova(TM) has already achieved Energy Star certification throughout most of their portfolio.
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2014-02-19

Digital Lumens Expands Intelligent LED Product Line to Retail, Convention Centers, and More

Digital Lumens announced the expansion of the DLE line of intelligent LED fixtures, with a new 48,000 lumen fixture, 4000K color temperature versions, and aisle and diffuse optics for the 12,000, 18,000, and 24,000 lumen fixtures.
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2014-02-17

UK Green Investment Bank Launches New Loan to Finance the UK’s Switch to Low Energy Street Lighting

Across the UK our seven million streetlights clock up an electricity bill of more than £300 million each year. Although this is one of a local authority's largest single costs, fewer than one million lamps are low energy. The legacy of this old technology is higher than necessary energy consumption, costs and environmental impact.
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2014-02-17

Light for Greater Buying Incentives - Osram at Euroshop 2014

At Euroshop, the world's leading fair for the international retail sector, Osram is demonstrating how retailers can win over customers for their products with light, ranging from lamps to complete solutions. The highlight of the fair is a spotlight that brings the quality of museum illumination to the classic retail sector, and a real eye-catcher is Osram's design study of a fitting room: Using LED screens and variable light, customers can test in the store how swimming trunks for example will look later on the beach. Euroshop takes place from 16-20 February in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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2014-02-17

ForceField Energy Launches Turnkey LED Lighting Retrofit Program at the 2014 Association of KFC Franchisees Convention

ForceField Energy Inc., an international manufacturer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions, announced the launch of a turnkey LED lighting retrofit program for franchisees at the 2014 Caribla and Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees ("AKFCF") Convention being held in Orlando, Florida from February 14-17, 2014.
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2014-02-17

TILS 2014: Easlite Industry Introduces LED Product Portfolio

EASLITE INDUSTRY CO., LTD is a LED manufacturer in Taiwan. The company was founded in October 2010, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. The company has experts from different fields including plastic aluminum heat sink molding technology, lens, IC design, PCB design, lighting electrical engineer.
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2014-02-13

Fashion Retailers Can Brand Shop Identity with Philips Different “Light Signatures”

At Euroshop (Feb. 16-20, 2014), Philips, the global leader in lighting, presents a new LED lighting solution that offers brands bespoke light signatures to help project their brand image and differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive market.
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2014-02-12

Philips Cooks Up “Light Recipes” to Make Food More Appealing

Philips, the global leader in lighting, will be showcasing its Fresh Food LED lighting portfolio at Euroshop (Feb.16-20, 2014), offering supermarkets the perfect lighting for different types of fresh foods. Light recipes, or optimized light spectrums, can increase sales by highlighting the freshness of the food on display. 
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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 a... READ MORE

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 Direct... READ MORE