Products | Smart Lighting Networks | Nov 20, 2015

Wurth Electronics Midcom Offers SHDSL Evaluation Kit Featuring SOCRATES™ Chipset

SHDSL Evaluation Kit featuring SOCRATES™ chipset Watertown, USA, 18 November 2015 – In partnership with Teleconnect GmbH, Wurth Electronics Midcom is announcing the availability of the SOCRATES™ Evaluation Kit for SHDSL Ethernet First Mile (EFM) Modems, featuring Lantiq’s SOCRATES™ SHDSL chipset. This demonstration kit provides the ability to test the capabilities of Lantiq’s SOCRATES™ in single-pair SHDSL applications. Read more »

Business | Affiliation News | Nov 19, 2015

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Fairchild Semiconductor for $2.4 Billion in Cash

Keith Jackson, President and CEO of ON Semiconductor PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nov. 18, 2015 – ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON) (“ON Semiconductor”) and Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. (Nasdaq: FCS) (“Fairchild”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for $20.00 per share in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion. The acquisition creates a leader in the power semiconductor market with combined revenue of approximately $5 billion, diversified ... Read more »

Commentary | Nov 16, 2015

Lighting Beyond Illumination by Dr. Heinz Seyringer, zumtobel group

Dr. Heinz Seyringer Currently, lighting is at the same point the mobile phones were when the first additional features beyond the actual phone service were introduced. There are many new possibilities arising but nobody knows which of them will be the killer apps of tomorrow. Read more »

Business | Company News | Nov 16, 2015

Xicato Puts People in the Spotlight with Beauty Series LED Modules

Xicato Beauty Series light New formulation brings out the natural and subtle beauty of human skin tones. Xicato, a leading manufacturer of intelligent light sources, announces the immediate availability of new commercial LED modules that make people look good – and feel good about how they look. Read more »

Technologies LpR Article

Street Lighting Evolution through LED Technology

SMI technologies with astronomical response has automatic changeover to lower light levels Standard electronics is usually based on a relatively simple straight-forward technology. Outdoor lighting is more challenging in several aspects, especially robustness. This is also true for the electronics. Sandra Solán, R & D Manager from ELT Electronic Division has studied this technology in depth. To celebrate the IYL 2015 she will explain technical advances, benefits, strengths and technical challenges of current and future street lighting systems for an electronics manufacturer. Read more »

Products | Test Equipments | Nov 13, 2015

Pro-Lite Launches a Smarter Light Meter

Pro-Lite CL-70F 11th November 2015 - Pro-Lite Technology Ltd (Cranfield, UK) launched the CL-70F from Konica Minolta, a portable, touch-screen illuminance photometer designed along similar lines to a smart phone. The CL-70F is an affordable, slim-line lux meter that is easily transported in your pocket or bag. Unlike traditional tristimulus colorimeters, the CL-70F is built around a compact spectrometer engine which helps to ensure accurate readings with any type of light source, including LEDs. Read more »

Products | IR-LEDs | Nov 13, 2015

Alpha-One: Reflective Mirror Type LED AOP2-9505P1 (λ P950nm)

Alpha-One AOP2-9505P1 Alpha-One, a leading Japanese LED supplier provides new small and compact LEDs with high light output intensity levels by using a special packaging technology. Especially model No. AOP2-9505P1 λ P950nm, with a viewing angle of ±7, an approx. 6.0x6.0x3.0mm package. This device has an extremely high intensity level of IE=350mW/sr and Optical Output Power Typ 35mW at IF = 50mA. Read more »

Products | LED Modules | Nov 10, 2015

Lumileds Introduces LUXEON XR-M to Accelerate Outdoor Fixture Design

Using the industry-leading LUXEON M, LUXEON XR-M can be combined with standard lenses, lens plates and easily-mounted drivers to provide the industry’s simplest LED solution for streetlights and high/low bay fixtures yet Designed specifically as a turnkey solution for outdoor LED fixtures, today Lumileds introduces the LUXEON XR-M line of Matrix Platform solutions. These versatile building blocks integrate 3, 4 or 5 LUXEON M LEDs on a metal core PCB, providing a platform that enables fixture manufacturers to accelerate their design of streetlights, high bay and low bay luminaires. For instance, the 4 LED square version, in combination with industry standard optics and driver, yields a complete IP66 solution. ... Read more »

Products | White Mid Power LEDs | Nov 05, 2015

Honglitronic Publishes 9000 Hours LM-80 Certified LEDs: 0.2W-1W High efficient SMD LEDs

Honglitronic's SMD 2835/4014/5730 0.2 to 1 W LED series is now 9000 hours IESNA LM-80 certified Honglitronic becomes the first LED packaging manufacturer to get IESNA LM-80 certification of 9000 hours for its 0.2W/0.5W SMD 2835, 0.5W SMD5730, 1W SMD 2835(EMC), 1W SMD 2835(PCT), 1W SMD 2835(HV). Read more »

Products | Thermal Management | Nov 04, 2015

MechaTronix Expands LED High Bay Cooler Program

MechaTronix's ModuLED Giga is a highly efficient passive high bay LED cooler Many tier A LED brands like Cree, Citizen and Tridonic have recently boosted their offerings in COB LED packages with new models performing lumen outputs from 10.000 all the way up to 20.000 lumen. As ECO partner of most A LED brands MechaTronix took up the glove to develop a range of high power passive LED coolers. Read more »