2023-01-30

Nichia expands its High-Power LED Portfolio, bringing new solutions to the world of LED lighting

Tokushima, Japan – 25 January 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the additions of the NVSW719AC and NVSW219C-V2 to its industry standard ceramic, high-power 3535 size portfolio of LEDs. With state-of-the-art technology, the NVSW719AC is a completely new LED that expands the possibility of lighting design while the NVSW219C-V2 delivers unparalleled color uniformity via a dome-less structure. Through Nichia’s innovative technology of mult...
Continue reading
2023-01-09

Pro9™ LEDs Offer Breakthroughs in Efficacy and Reliability

Pro9™ LEDs set the new standard for high fidelity (90 & 95 CRI min) LEDs   15% higher efficacy for 90 & 95 CRI LEDs 90 CRI light quality at 80 CRI LPW 95 CRI light quality at 90 CRI LPW Upgrade light quality without sacrificing performance Same optical & mechanical design as standard versions Industry-leading reliability & lumen density Unmatched operating limits with 105°C operating temperature Highest max currents, same as standard versions ...
Continue reading
2023-01-09

Meta Files a Patent with Effort to Expand Its Headset Wearers’ Field of View

A recent patent filed by Meta reveals the developer’s attempt to expand the field of view of its Meta Quest headsets. Since the debut of the Oculus Rift in 2012, Meta’s headset line has become one of the most popular virtual reality (VR) devices. The Meta Quest 2 model has already undergone numerous iterations and upgrades, all of which aim to improve the headset’s performance. Over the past few months, rumors have been circulating that the Meta Quest 3 will soon make its debut. Reportedly, Meta is striving to polish the headset in every aspect and has ...
Continue reading
2023-01-03

MechaTronix-CoolBlock® ARENA-48 - New Cooler platform for sports fields and high-mast lighting

Over the last years MechaTronix have broadened our horizons with more and more cooler platforms for industrial lighting applications. Herewith again a new wonderful product platform we recently developed for high-end sports field lighting and public lighting designs on high-mast, the CoolBlock® ARENA-48.   This LED cooler design is specifically made for the new Khatod ARENA-48 lenses, which are available in a wide score of beams both NEMA as standard beam. On a board size of just 135 x 135 millimeter with 48 high power LEDs, you can create n...
Continue reading
2023-01-03

MechaTronix-CoolStar® 3445 - Narrow beam compact spot lights

  The market of compact spot lights for use in kitchens, porches, balconies,… is more and more asking for high-end lighting designs with consistent colors, long life time, perfect thermal management and a good flexibility in optical choices. To fulfill that demand in the market, MechaTronix has developed the CoolStar® 3445, a high-end spotlight led cooler for designs in a diameter of just 35 millimeter. We aimed at a maximal thermal performance and were able to reach a thermal resistance Rth as low as 8.13K/Watt. As a result you can design in this com...
Continue reading
2022-12-13

400 W 905 nm Multi-Junction VCSEL Array

M53-100   The M53-100, a 400 W 905 nm multi-junction VCSEL array, is an innovative, automotive-qualified product, ideal for short- to long-range flash time-of-flight (ToF) LiDAR solutions in automotive, industrial, and robotics applications. The M53-100 capitalizes on its unprecedented high 400 W peak optical power and small form factor to provide unparalleled power density for illumination of the scene, enabling the LiDAR systems of the future. M53-100 is part of the M Series VCSEL products that are optimized for tomorrow’s LiDAR, provi...
Continue reading
2022-11-18

Nichia expands the portfolio of its Direct Mountable Chip Series, a high luminous flux density chip scale LED

Tokushima, Japan – 17 November 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the addition of the new NCSWE13A-V1 to its high luminous flux density Direct Mountable Chip portfolio.   The new NCSWE13A-V1 is a 1W-class LED, the same as the existing NCSWE17A-V1 (1.7mm x 1.7mm), but in an even smaller package size (1.3mm x 1.3mm). Additionally, the NCSWE13A-V1 complements the existing 0.2W-class, smaller NFSWE11A-V1, which is 1.1mm x 1....
Continue reading
2022-10-18

A dual function LED for general illumination and disinfection

NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used to inactivate bacteria, such as bacteria known to cause food poisoning, while still maintaining the natural white color necessary for traditional lighting applications. NF2W585AR-P8 is particularly suitable for occupied spaces and places where a high level of hygiene is required.     Bacteria Inactivation Test Re...
Continue reading
2022-09-30

Cree LED General Lighting Solution- Outdoor

  Outdoor LED lighting relies on a combination of optical control to put light where it is needed, efficacy to reduce energy consumption and reliability to maximize the return-on-investment. Cree LED has a large portfolio of products that have been proven in outdoor environments around the world to deliver on these requirements.   Key Product Lines XLamp® LEDs: ceramic surface-mount LEDs, featuring the industry’s best lumen density and optical control along with excellent L90 lifetimes J Series® LEDs: high-power 505...
Continue reading
2022-09-27

A new LED solution for outdoor lighting everybody has been waiting for

  The 5050 LED is replacing the 3535 LED, which has long been the leader in the outdoor lighting market. The existing ceramic-based 3535 has excellent reliability but is expensive. At present, the 5050 LED, which has achieved remarkable performance improvements in recent years, is targeting the market with price advantages. However, the 5050 LED must continue to enhance its reliability to become the mainstream of the market. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), an organization that oversees standards and conformity assessment activities in the ...
Continue reading
2022-08-08

Nichia expands the portfolio of its NVSW219F Series, a 2W point light source

Tokushima, Japan – 5 August 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the addition of the NVSW219F-V2 with significantly improved characteristics to the point light source 2W-class NVSW219F Series portfolio.     The NVSW219F Series, a 2W point light source 3535 package, combines features such as excellent light quality, high reliability, and long life with an unparalleled rich variation of color temperatures ranging from 1800K to 6500K. Wi...
Continue reading
2022-07-22

Lumileds New Very Small, Very Powerful LUXEON HL1Z Opens Opportunities to Create Compact Solutions with Precise Beam Control

San Jose, CA – May 24, 2022 – Lumileds newest high-power CSP LED is LUXEON HL1Z, an un-domed, single-sided, emitter that delivers high efficacy – 137lm/W or more – from a very small package just 1.4mm square. The top emission prevents “cross-talk” and contributes to the superior color over angle performance and color consistency. Compactness and directional emission allow engineers to create tight arrays and precisely control the beam which enables smaller optical solutions and a path for system cost reduction. LUXEON HL1Z ...
Continue reading
2022-06-20

Nichia expands the LED portfolio with 1800K emission color, a true LED alternative to HPS

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 portfolio of HPS color LED developed as a true LED alternative to High Pressure Sodium lamps (“HPS”). In July 2021, Nichia introduced the first HPS color LED, NVSW219F/1800K/Ra70. This has been highly acclaimed as an innovative and a unique product. HPS color LEDs maintain the nostalgi...
Continue reading
2022-06-02

Cree LED Introduces Cutting-edge XLamp® Element G LEDs with the Industry’s Broadest Range of Colors

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 XLamp Element G LEDs are the latest in Cree LED’s broad portfolio of lighting solutions enabling maximum light output and optical performance with new levels of precision and control.   XLamp Element G LEDs from Cree LED provide next-level performance in color mixing appli...
Continue reading
2022-05-06

Lumileds Adds New Performance Level to its Top-Rated LUXEON SunPlus 3030 and LUXEON 3030 HE Plus LEDs for Horticulture and Illumination

San Jose, CA – April 26, 2022 – Lumileds today announced a new, higher performance level comprised of 21 new parts for its horticulture and illumination mid-power 3030 LEDs. Typical flux, PPF, and efficacy have increased 2%. In a luminaire comprised of hundreds of LEDs this is important and implemented throughout a greenhouse or in a vertical farm, for example, it can have a tremendously positive impact on cost and energy use. The new parts have CCTs of 2200K to 6500K and CRIs of 70, 80, and 90. LUXEON SunPlus 3030i is specified for PPF and P...
Continue reading
2022-04-27

NICHIA’s Hortisolis™ LEDs provide an optimized spectrum for plant growth

Tokushima, Japan – 26 April 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the launch of the Hortisolis™ series of white LEDs. By incorporating only the light necessary for plant growth in one package through the delicate combination of phosphors, Hortisolis™ makes it possible to maximize the production efficiency per area of the vertical farm while providing a good working environment within the closed environments. There has been a steady increase globally in the number of artif...
Continue reading
2022-04-06

Samsung Introduces “Plant-Centric Spectrum LEDs, LM301H EVO” for Most Effective Indoor Farming

The horticulture lighting industry is experiencing rapid growth, as the future of scalable food production becomes an increasingly critical concern. Growers are seeking high quality sunlight substitutions as crucial components in modern, indoor, agricultural environments. To address these needs, LED manufacturers are in fierce competition to develop horticulture lighting solutions that can effectively improve plant cultivation. In accordance with this trend, Samsung has newly released plant-centric spectrum LEDs made specifically for indoor farming. Until recently, horticult...
Continue reading
2022-03-29

New, Slim RGB Package Simplifies Engineering of Architectural, Decorative, and Fun Color LED Applications

San Jose, CA – Lumileds today released its new LUXEON 3528 RGB, a very small, slim RGB LED package that supports a broad range of architectural, decorative, and color changing applications. The white body increases reflectivity and system lumens per watt and system efficiency. The IPX8 water resistant rating allows for use in moist environments inside or outside a building.     “LUXEON 3258 RGB just makes it easier for our customers to develop innovative color changing solutions. It does this by offering leading perf...
Continue reading
2022-03-10

Illuminating major sport events: Roleds selects advanced LED solutions from ams OSRAM for Beijing’s top stadium

Premstaetten, Austria (7th March, 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, is expanding its partnership with Roleds, a global smart IoT solutions provider specialized in smart city lighting, to provide highly innovative, efficient and LED lighting technology. Recently, Roleds provided China’s top national stadium in Beijing with smart lighting solutions featuring the ams OSRAM Oslon SSL and Duris S LEDs portfolio, presenting the opportunity for an immersive experience at the opening and closing ceremonies of major sporting events.
Continue reading
2022-02-09

Lumileds Adds New Cyan LED

Rubix Cyan LED enables 96-98 CRI for colour driven entertainment, stage, and studio applications Lumileds has added cyan, its eighth colour, to the Luxeon Rubix high-power LED family enabling multi-colour driven systems to produce very high CRI white light that is so important in entertainment lighting. Adding the cyan LED fills a significant wavelength gap between blue and green in a system and accounts for the significant increase in CRI. “We love the finesse cyan contributes to skin tone rendering and the increased gamut and spectral tunability in the...
Continue reading
2022-02-08

Development of “Upward-lighting Multicolor LEDs”: small, high brightness LED packages that have an improved color mixing property

In recent years, applications for illumination in game devices, keyboards for personal computers and amusement devices have been expanding. The number of devices that contain a lens and light guide to create a complicated lighting expression has increased. With this background, smaller, high-brightness LEDs are required, and good color mixing properties when more than two dies are lighted simultaneously, is an important factor so as not to damage the design and functionality of the device. Through our unique packaging technology based on high-density packaging, we have realized a high color mixing property which conventional packages were unable to achieve. Downsizing and high-brightness are also achieved enabling customers to use a wide variety of expressions they require.Enabling the use of a wide variety of expressions related to products Citizen Electronics Co., Ltd (Head Office: Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture. President: Sekiguchi Kanetaka) has developed upward-lighting multicolor LEDs in the “CL-V501 Series,” that have realized a better color mixing property as well as being small and high in brightness. Shipment of samples is expected to start from October 2021, and shipment of mass production is expected to start from January 2022. Background for development Multicolor LEDs have three dies of R...
Continue reading
2022-01-20

Retail Lighting Efficacy Improves With 3% to 5% lm/Watt Increases for 90 and 95CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite Technology

Specifiers can realize the best quality of light and the highest levels of light output and efficacy at 3000K and 95CRI San Jose, CA – Lumileds today announced substantial performance improvements for its 90 and 95 CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite technology. Now, the two CRI versions offer light output within 1-2% of each other and efficacy within 1-2 lumens per Watt. Lumileds patented CrispWhite technology brings a vivid and bright look to retail settings. Its unique ability to highlight bright whites while also revealing the richest colors found in ...
Continue reading
2022-01-18

XLamp XP-E2 Now Available in Best-in-class Efficiency Photo Red (660 nm) & Far Red (730 nm)

For many years, XLamp® XP-E2 LEDs have been the preferred LED choice for lighting manufacturers looking to combine different colors of light together to service specialty lighting applications. The XP-E2 platform offers an unbeatable combination of optical control, excellent light output and the ceramic high-power LED reliability that has made Cree LEDs famous. The XP-E2 LED family is now available in Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) colors to deliver the family’s benefits to the LED horticulture lighting industry, with 68 percent higher ...
Continue reading
2021-12-20

Precise Distance Measurement – ams OSRAM Launches World’s Smallest Multi-zone dToF Modules

ams OSRAM’s new direct Time-of-Flight (dToF) modules combine light source, detector and optics into one component TMF8820, TMF8821 and TMF8828 enable detection of the target area in multiple zones and ensure extremely precise measurement results Multiple objects can be detected per zone, and up to a distance of five meters Target applications include Laser Detect Autofocus (LDAF) in smartphones, user presence detection in PC’s, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensing in Industrial and Home/Business Automation systems P...
Continue reading
2021-11-08

Crystal IS Launches Klaran LA—The World’s First and Only 100mW, 10,000 hour, 265nm Germicidal UVC LED

A Breakthrough in Combating Water, Surface and Airborne Pathogens. Crystal IS, a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei, has launched Klaran LA®—the newest addition to its industry-leading Germicidal UVC LED product line. Klaran LA® represents a breakthrough in higher performance, and extended lifetime. “The Klaran LA offering of 100 mW, available in quantity at $0.10 per mW and in the ideal germicidal range of 260–270 nm continues to demonstrate the power of Crystal IS’ proprietary Aluminum Nitride substrates; high yields of hig...
Continue reading
2021-10-29

ams OSRAM Unveils World’s First Batwing Optic LED Family For Horticulture Applications To Provide More Homogenous Light Distribution

Thanks to the special batwing optics, greenhouse owner can enlarge the distance between the single lamps without a decrease in light quality for the plants.   - Oslon Square Batwing extends ams OSRAMs comprehensive and market-leading portfolio for horticulture lighting with four new devices - With a new special primary optics, the lighting of greenhouses will be more homogeneous, avoiding hotspots directly under the luminaires - The better homogeneity and the special radiation pattern enable a reduction of fixtures within greenhouses for even higher system efficiency ...
Continue reading
2021-10-21

Now Available: Photo Red (660 nm) S Line with Improved Efficiency and Output for Horticulture

XLamp® XP-G3 LEDs are optimized for directional, high lumen lighting applications where efficacy and optical control are critical, such as roadway, portable and horticulture. The compact and proven 3.45 mm XP platform has an excellent ecosystem of optics and system solutions available, enabling lighting manufacturers to simplify their design process and shorten time to market. In addition to a broad portfolio of white options, XP-G3 LEDs are available in Royal Blue and Photo Red (660 nm) wavelengths for horticulture applications and deliver industry-leading effic...
Continue reading
2021-10-07

NICHIA Launches High Power 200mW UV-C LED

Nichia further demonstrates its commitment in UV-C LED technology with its release of the high output NC4U334BR. Tokushima, Japan — 6 October 2021: NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has begun mass production of another new high radiant flux UV-C LED to help target the inactivation and sterilization of various bacteria and viruses, specifically industrial water and air applications.   With a continued focus on 280nm to maximize the virucidal power and maintain practical ...
Continue reading
2021-09-02

When Very High Light Output And Efficiency Are Required For Demanding Applications, New LUXEON 7070 Checks All The Boxes

With up to 2000lm per LED, LUXEON 7070 delivers the power, efficacy and solution cost reductions luminaire manufacturers need   San Jose, CA – August 31, 2021 – More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the driving forces behind new designs for a broad range of indoor and outdoor high light output applications. Lumileds new LUXEON 7070, introduced today, is designed to outperform similar lead-frame and ceramic high-power solutions with leading efficacy and light output in a robust, small surface mount package. For an...
Continue reading
2021-07-23

Premium Lighting Redefined – ams OSRAM Presents New Quantum Dot LED

 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at high color rendering indices (CRI). - World's first Quantum Dot LED in established 28...
Continue reading

Tokushima, Japan – 25 January 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the additions of the NVSW719AC and NVSW219C-V2 to its industry standard ce... READ MORE

Pro9™ LEDs set the new standard for high fidelity (90 & 95 CRI min) LEDs   15% higher efficacy for 90 & 95 CRI LEDs 90 CRI light quality at 80 CRI LPW 95 CRI light quality at 90 CRI LPW Upgrade light quality without sacrific... READ MORE