2021-05-31

Samsung’s New Mid-power LED Integrates Unsurpassed Light Efficacy With Outstanding Color Quality

The LM301B EVO enables luminaires to meet latest DLC V5.1 Premium and EU’s ErP Ecodesign requirements to accommodate evolving needs of the lighting industry (Photo: Samsung Electronics) Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced digital component solutions, today introduced the LM301B EVO, a new mid-power LED package that has been designed to set the pace in light efficacy and color quality for indoor and industrial applications.   Global regulations and standards for lighting, once centered on light efficacy, are becoming more...
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2021-05-28

Lumileds Increases LUXEON 5050 Performance and Offers New, Advanced Options for the Horticulture Industry

San Jose, CA – May 26, 2021 – Lumileds, a global leader in innovative lighting solutions and the originator of the 5050 LED, is again improving LUXEON 5050 Round performance and is characterizing the LED for use in the horticulture industry. For illumination applications, 70 CRI lumen performance increases by as much as 5lm. In the case of a minimum 15,000 lumen streetlight, this equates to a 10% reduction in LEDs and significant cost savings. According to Product and Marketing Manager Mei Yi, “High efficacy, high light output and corros...
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2021-05-06

Tiny and Powerful LUXEON Rubix LEDs Raise the Bar for CRI, Lumens, and Efficacy with Addition of Lime and PC Amber

San Jose, CA – May 04, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and belies the light output that’s possible from this high-power LED. There are 6 color options plus white in the portfolio. LUXEON Rubix maximizes design flexibility and enables solutions that simply aren’t possible with pre-set multi-color packages. The high power, uniform focal height, and narrow angle beam co...
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2021-02-04

Lumileds Addresses Industry Growth with LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture

Broad spectrum white LEDs are widely available San Jose, CA – Lumileds today announced immediate high quantity availability of its LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture LEDs. Based on the company’s leading 3030 LED portfolio and characterized for horticulture, the new options offer high PPF/W, broad spectrum white light that enable grow lights which are productive and economical. In horticulture applications growers are looking for time tested, top performance and reliability, the LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture delivers the photons tha...
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2021-02-04

Announcement of "AℓNUV," an Ultraviolet Light Product Brand

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (headquarters: 2-9-13 Naka Meguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and Representative Director: Yutaka Hiratsuka) is pleased to announce the release of AℓNUV (al-noov), a product brand using ultraviolet light sources. Centering on its UV-C LED (wavelength: 265 nm), which has been confirmed to be highly effective at inactivating the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), Stanley Electric aims to bring a safe environment for everybody's daily life by proposing a variety of products and solutions for the disinfection of surfaces, air...
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2020-12-23

DALI 2.0 Digital Dimming LED Driver LCM/PWM-DA2 Series 25~120W

As the DALI Association keeps adding new lighting control functions under the IEC 62386 international regulation to the DALI 2.0 version digital lighting control products, the whole lighting control system can achieve the goals: simple setting, open system, and high compatibility. Compared with DALI 1.0 Version, DALI 2.0 Version adds the definitions and functions of the input device and control device, improving and completing the overall DALI lighting system. In the future, LED driver will become a basic lighting device of DALI 2.0 control system. Dig...
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2020-12-15

OSRAM Presents its First UV-C LED to Fight Viruses

- LED technology makes extremely space-saving disinfection applications possible - UV-C light can eliminate up to 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria - Osram Opto Semiconductors is driving industrialization of UV-C LEDs Installed in space-saving applications, UV-C LEDs can also reduce germs in drinking water. The longer the coronavirus pandemic lasts, the more important it is to stay safe and healthy in everyday life. Hygiene measures, such as wearing a facemask or socially distancing, help safeguard against the spread of germs. But light in the right wavele...
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2020-11-12

BIOS Lighting and Lumileds Partnership is a Game-Changer for Human Centric Lighting

New LUXEON LED® with BIOS SkyBlue® Circadian technology eliminates barriers to better Human Centric Lighting Today, Human Centric Lighting (HCL) innovator BIOS, and global lighting solutions provider Lumileds®, have joined forces to create a new SkyBlue® LED that doubles previously available chip performance. The new 3030 mid-power LED dramatically reduces the lumen per dollar development barrier facing luminaire manufacturers and eliminates a key barrier to bringing better, healthier lighting solutions to market. Lumileds sci...
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2020-11-05

New hope for grouper fingerlings! Everlight Electronics and the National Taiwan University’s team have developed LED lamps especially for groupers!

The world's leading manufacturer in the LED optoelectronics industry, Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. [TSE: 2393] Everlight cooperated with Professor Wang Yong-song’s team of the Institute of Fisheries Science, National Taiwan University to successfully develop a special LED lamp for groupers, and provided it to fishery operators for experimentation. By exposing fingerlings under the special lamps, the cannibalism of grouper fingerlings is greatly reduced, reducing the loss of fingerlings by more than 40% and successfully doubling the survival rate of cultu...
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2020-11-05

17% Flux Boost in Key Colors for LUXEON C and CZ Color Lines

17% brighter PC Amber, 10% brighter Lime and 4% brighter Royal Blue on LUXEON C, the LUXEON C and CZ LEDs are the preferred choices for architectural and entertainment lighting. (Image:Lumiled) Today, Lumileds announced breakthrough flux delivery from the PC Amber, Lime and Royal Blue emitters in its LUXEON C and CZ Color Lines, the lighting industry’s broadest lines of color LEDs. The incredible 17% leap in flux of PC Amber in LUXEON C LEDs supports more efficient, safer, and easier to design lighting for first-respo...
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2020-11-02

New Product Launch, 2D Spectroradiometer SR-5100 Series from Topcon Technohouse Corporation

Topcon Technohouse Corporation (https://www.topcon-techno.co.jp/en/), optical measurement instrument manufacturer such as luminance meter, spectroradiometer proudly launched 2D spectroradiometer SR-5100 series (Fig.1) built in self-developed and manufactured spectral filter. It has begun taking order on Oct.1,2020.
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2020-10-23

LCM /PWM- IoT Series 25~120W Bluetooth Mesh LED Driver for Intelligent lighting

As the 5G telecommunication booms, lighting products is expected to integrate with more intelligent control. The luminaires are no longer just lighting tools. Intelligent lighting is the market trend no matter in wired or wireless control. The ultimate goal is to integrate all lighting fixtures and home devices into the same network and control these devices through the APP. Users can easily control the lights, achieving energy, and asset management. MEAN WELL released LCM-40/60BLE series, LED drivers with CASAMBI Bluetooth mesh module, in 2019. This yea...
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2020-10-14

Light Rider Introduces Quantum LiFi Technology to Improve Network Security

Light Rider announced its first two quantum encryption products poised to revolutionize network security for businesses and individuals. The company combines LiFi and quantum encryption technology for individual users. By marrying the two groundbreaking technologies, Light Rider is setting the stage for a new type of wireless networking with unparalleled security, improved speed and reduced latency. (Image: Light Rider) Light Rider recently filed patents for its innovative technology and its first two products will be available for purchase later this year. Light Rider L...
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2020-09-30

Maxim Integrated Launches Sensor Enabling Gesture Sensing for Automotive Applications

Designers of automotive systems can now add dynamic hand-gesture controls with sensors combining IR array. Maxim Integrated released a new product, MAX25205, which integrates optics and a 6x10 infrared (IR) sensor to detect swipe and hand-rotation gestures without cameras. Based on the technology, the sensor can be smaller in size and cost only one tenth comparing to other camera-based product. (Image: Maxim Integrated) Automakers predict driver safety will improve when gesture and proximity sensing replace knobs and touch screens for infotainment, phone, side mirror, cl...
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2020-09-29

Crystal IS and Boston University Research Demonstrates Klaran UVC LEDs’ Effective Wavelength for Inactivating SARS-CoV-2

Crystal IS, an Asahi Kasei company, and Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL) have performed research demonstrating the efficacy of Crystal IS’ Klaran UVC LEDs to inactivate SARS-CoV-2. Crystal IS initiated this research to understand how SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, responds to ultraviolet light across the emission range of Klaran UVC LEDs (260 nm to 270 nm) and at different doses. (Image: Crystal IS) Log Reduction as a Function of Dose and LED Peak ...
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2020-09-28

Osram Introduces Near-infrared LED for Spectroscopy Applications, Helping to Check Food Quality

Is the shirt on the shelf really made of 100% cotton? Does the apple in the supermarket only look delicious, or is it spoiled and vitamin deficient? A closer look at the molecular structure provides the answers to these questions. Near-infrared spectroscopy makes that possible. For many years, Osram Opto Semiconductors has been developing compact and particularly powerful broadband infrared LEDs for spectroscopy. In addition to the broad wavelength range, the energy efficiency of the integrated components is essential to system manufacturers, as are the compact dimensions. Osram...
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2020-09-23

Cepton Introduces New Automotive-grade LiDAR Vista®-X90 Priced under $1000

LiDAR solution provider Cepton Technologies unveiled details of its automotive-grade LiDAR sensor, Vista®-X90, which deliver advance performance with high volume price of less than $1000. The product is scheduled for production in 2022. The Vista-X90 is the newest addition to Cepton’s Vista-X automotive grade sensor family. It sets a new benchmark for high performance at low power in a compact form factor, and is ideally suited for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles (AVs). Weighing less than 900 g, the Vista-X90 achieve...
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2020-09-22

ViewSonic Launches New, All-in-One Direct View LED Displays for Commercial Applications

ViewSonic unveiled its All-in-One Direct View LED Displays, a new addition to the large-size presentation display sector. Different from traditional LED displays, these new displays integrate display, image stitching, power supply, and control systems into one device that offers easy installation, operation, and maintenance. (Image: ViewSonic) "As a leading visual solution provider, we are pioneering new trends in the LED projector and presentation display markets and moving the development of LED technology forward by achieving this new milestone in LED...
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2020-09-18

AMS Introduces Blood Oxygen Monitoring Sensor Enabling Innovative Wearable Applications

ams revealed an ultra-thin sensor dedicated sensor for blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) measurement, bringing the capability to remotely monitor this vital sign to small consumer products such as earbuds, smart watches and wristbands, as well as to medical devices such as patches and oximeters. The new AS7038RB SpO2 sensor enables innovative applications in remote diagnostic equipment, such as disposable patches used for SpO2 and electro-cardiogram (ECG) measurement in hospital emergency rooms. In addition, ams also indicated that there are increasing evidence suggesting l...
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2020-09-18

Osram Adopts UVA LED Technology for In-car Air Disinfection and Purification

Osram revealed an in-car air purifier featuring UVA LED technology. The company claimed that the device can eliminate up to 99.9% of viruses and bacteria. (Image: Osram) The product, named Air Zing Mini, is designed to removes germs from the air inside vehicles to improve air quality for drivers and passengers. The UV light of Osram’s Air Zing Mini works at a wavelength of 360 to 370 nm with a disinfection rate of 99.9% for the in-car air. Osram said that the device has already been successfully tested against bird flu viruses. The air purifier also elimina...
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2020-09-17

AquiSense Launches UVC LED Point-of-Entry Water Disinfection System

AquiSense Technologies announced the launch of PearlAqua Deca, the first UV LED disinfection system designed for the point-of-entry residential, commercial and light industrial markets. AquiSense claimed that this product provides a disinfection rate of more than 99.99% with the compact and self-contained unit. The PearlAqua Deca features automatic on/off switching in addition to Dynamic Power Control which reduces overall energy consumption and extends lamp replacement intervals. It offers whole house disinfection with flowrates up-to 12 gpm (45 lpm). (Image: A...
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2020-09-16

Samsung Releases 0.7μm-Pixel ISOCELL Image Sensors for Innovative Mobile Applications

Samsung introduced four new Samsung ISOCELL image sensors for its 0.7 μm-pixel product lineup. With the new 0.7μm ISOCELL technology, Samsung plans to expand the high resolution sensors to mainstream smartphones. “Samsung continues to pioneer innovations, such as ISOCELL Plus and Smart ISO, to deliver more pixels in a smaller package,” said Yongin Park, executive vice president of the sensor business at Samsung Electronics. “Last year, Samsung introduced the industry’s first 0.7μm-pixel image sensor and the first 108Mp...
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2020-09-11

Lumileds Breakthrough Assures Uniform Dimming Performance from LED to LED

Lumileds introduced the first LED engineered for architectural applications that require uniform light output through the entire dimming range and operating conditions. The new LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Deep Dimming mid-power LED is designed for LED to LED flux uniformity across the entire dimming curve, down to 1%, that is required to achieve consistent visual performance. From full intensity above nominal current of 65mA to 1% intensity at 0.65mA, every LED will provide the same flux performance in the application. Key to the performance is forward voltage vari...
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2020-09-02

Planar Releases Fine Pitch LED Featured Outdoor Video Walls

Planar announced the launch of its new outdoor LED display product, the Planar HRO Series. The Planar HRO Series expands the company’s portfolio of LED display solutions with a high brightness, fine pixel pitch LED offering that is built for close-up daylight video viewing. The Planar HRO Series delivers impactful visual experiences for audiences even in direct sunlight. (Image: Planar) Planar HRO Series features some of the finest pixel pitches available for outdoor LED displays, 1.5 mm and 1.9 mm. The fine pixel pitch paired with 3,500 nit ...
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2020-09-01

Lumileds Announces New LUXEON Rubix Color LEDs with High Power, Small Size and Flexibility

Lumileds released a small and powerful new color LED, LUXEON Rubix, which is designed to deliver maximum flux at drive currents up to 3A and unmatched design flexibility. With LUXEON Rubix, engineers are freed from the design constraints of pre-configured modules and can create custom arrays with smaller optics supporting smaller size luminaires. (Image: Lumileds) “LUXEON Rubix introduces a size and power ratio that has never before existed for color LEDs,” said LP Liew, Product Marketing Manager at Lumileds. “Think of LUXEO...
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2020-08-27

LEDs Modelled on the Sun to Stimulate Plant Growth for Horticulture Lighting

Germany-based euroLighting introduced two new broadband LEDs, GW3535U and GW1919U (COB), featuring a special spectrum for stimulating plant growth. The LEDs are focused only on specific plant species or growth phase, but can be widely used for vertical farm and more. . Modelled on sunlight, the plant LEDs reproduce the complete light spectrum and generate all wavelengths for each growth phase. This contrasts with LEDs, which only produce a violet spectrum of red and blue wavelengths. They cover the needs of the plant throughout its entire life cycle and thus con...
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2020-08-25

Ibeo to Deliver New LiDAR Sensor Based on AMS’ VCSEL Technology

German LiDAR sensor company Ibeo Automotive Systems announced that it will begin delivery of its new ibeoNEXT LiDAR sensor starting in October 2020. The sensor is based on a completely new type of photon laser measurement technology and works completely without moving parts (real solid-state). One of the key component of the product is VCSEL provided by AMS. (Image: Ibeo) Developed in-house by Ibeo and manufactured in accordance with automotive series production standards, the new LiDAR sensor is suitable for driver assistance systems as well as for a...
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2020-08-24

Lextar Launches Upgraded Mini LED Backlight Products for TV and Automotive Display Applications

Taiwan-based LED company Lextar announced the expansion of its I-Mini LED portfolio with four new Mini LED backlight products targeting applications covering TVs, monitors, automotive display and nautical instruments. The products have been manufactured in volume and delivered to its clients. (Image: Lextar) Lextar introduced the technologies adopted in its new I-Mini LED backlight products including COB, DOB and microlens array. By bonding Mini LED flip chip directly onto driver substrate, the COB (Chip on Board) technology achieves ultra-thin ...
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2020-08-20

NICHIA LEDs with Tinted Encapsulation Boost Contrast in Outdoor Video Displays

Nichia announced its new LED product for the outdoor video display market. Its newest addition to its surface-mount (SMD) LED portfolio, NSSM332B, is an innovative three-cavity, 2828 package design (dimensions: 2.8 x 2.8 x 2.5 mm) with tinted encapsulation to provide enhanced contrast to outdoor screens. Based on Nichia’s latest die and packaging technology, the new product offers increased brightness and efficacy to complement the high-contrast properties. For an 8mm pitch display at 7,000 nit, the NSSM332B has an estimated power dissipation of only 26.6mW,...
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2020-08-18

Lumileds Boosts LUXEON 2835 Color Line Performance Including 25% Brighter Red-Orange

Lumileds introduced a dramatic boost in luminous flux to its LUXEON 2835 Color Line. Featuring eleven colors and three white CCTs, the LUXEON 2835 Color Line now delivers a 25% brighter red-orange and 6% brighter red, which are especially key to the performance of emergency vehicle lights and color tunable lamps. “Emergency vehicle lamps typically combine red-orange, blue, PC amber and white, the increase in flux of red-orange will boost the performance of these designs. Additionally lamp and fixture designers now have even higher performing and cost effecti...
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The LM301B EVO enables luminaires to meet latest DLC V5.1 Premium and EU’s ErP Ecodesign requirements to accommodate evolving needs of the lighting industry (Photo: Samsung Electronics) Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advance... READ MORE

San Jose, CA – May 04, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and ... READ MORE