WEBINAR "Secure Smart Lighting: Unlocking a Building's IoT Potential"

WEBINAR "Secure Smart Lighting: Unlocking a Building's IoT Potential"

Smart lighting does more than illuminate a space. Beyond energy conservation, a smart lighting system can serve as the infrastructure for building automation, and data collected from the smart lighting system are used for advanced applications such as space optimization, building security, and mobile asset tracking. With these new use cases, requirements for a commercial-grade smart lighting system are changing and security is becoming top of mind. This webinar, sponsored by Arm Ltd., is for LED manufactures, lighting control/sensor providers and system integrators, covering key considerations for commercial smart lighting systems including connectivity, interoperability, and end-to-end security.

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WHITE PAPER - LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting

WHITE PAPER - LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting

Horticultural lighting is one of the fastest growing markets in the LED lighting industry today. Currently estimated at being worth $690 million dollars annually by LEDInside, this figure is projected to reach billions in the coming years.

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Legrand® and Lumileds Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Tunable White LED Lighting

Legrand® and Lumileds Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Tunable White LED Lighting

Legrand, North & Central America and Lumileds today announced a partnership agreement that will bring to market a simple to integrate and easy-to-install plug and play solution that delivers high quality tunable-white light. Under this agreement, Lumileds will provide intelligent light sources (LUXEON-based solutions) through its award-winning Matrix Platform that are uniquely characterized and programmed to work with Legrand’s Wattstopper® Wattstopper® blanco® tunable-white logic modules within the Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) lighting controls solution. Lumileds joins existing Legrand partnerships in tunable-white light engine as the exclusive LED array provider.

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Fagerhult Signs a Letter of Intent to Acquire iGuzzini

Fagerhult Signs a Letter of Intent to Acquire iGuzzini

AB Fagerhult (publ) (“Fagerhult”) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the shareholders of iGuzzini illuminazione S.p.A (“iGuzzini”) to acquire 100% of the shares of iGuzzini.

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DALI Specifications from DiiA Enable Intelligent, Connected LED Luminaires

DALI Specifications from DiiA Enable Intelligent, Connected LED Luminaires

New specifications from DiiA enable smart DALI drivers that can report data, supporting DALI in the IoT era, and can also simplify the addition of sensors and communication nodes to luminaires via an intra-luminaire DALI bus.

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The 2018 LpS TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light

The 2018 LpS TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light

This year the LpS and TiL 2018 launched 7 new award categories spanning ground breaking scientific research in lighting all the way through to solutions, designs and innovative applications, celebrating the complete spectrum of light.

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LED Engin Introduces World’s First 50 W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin Introduces World’s First 50 W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin, an Osram business, has unveiled the LZ7 Plus, the world’s first 50 W seven-die LED emitter. The trend in stage lighting fixtures has evolved from not only delivering ultra-bright light with narrow beam, but also creating more sophisticated color schemes and high CRI white. LZ7 Plus is uniquely designed to address this trend, featuring seven high-power dies in six colors, which can be individually controlled to deliver intense, saturated colors, as well as high quality white light as a result of color mixing. The LZ7 Plus can be used in various stage fixtures, such as static and moving head wash fixtures, as well as profile fixtures.

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OMC's New 30° Beam Angle SMD LEDs for High-Intensity Applications

OMC's New 30° Beam Angle SMD LEDs for High-Intensity Applications

OMC, the pioneer in optoelectronics design & manufacture, has introduced a new range of narrow angle, surface-mount LEDs in a variety of package styles and all popular LED wavelengths. The new SMD emitter series features integrated lenses moulded into the package which provides a 30 degree output beam. Applications for visible wavelengths include signalling and indication, in which the beam needs to be visible over greater distances, while the company’s infrared wavelength versions are used for sensing and data-communication over greater distances and with higher precision than using standard, wide-angle SMD components.

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Fulham Releases Bluetooth Bridge to Retrofit Any 0-10V LED Luminaire

Fulham Releases Bluetooth Bridge to Retrofit Any 0-10V LED Luminaire

Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced availability of a new Bluetooth Bridge 0-10V LED controller, the first in a series of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) components designed to connect luminaires into a Bluetooth mesh ecosystem. The new Bluetooth Bridge can be installed in any electrical box or LED fixture to provide wireless 0-10 dimming control and monitoring.

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MaxLite launches Indirect Troffer for architectural interior lighting applications

MaxLite launches Indirect Troffer for architectural interior lighting applications

MaxLite introduces the Indirect Troffer as a high-performance LED recessed luminaire that adds comfortable light and architectural appeal to commercial spaces. Ideal for office, education, hospitality, health care environments, the Indirect Troffer uses voluminous, high efficiency reflectors to fill the room with visually comfortable, low-glare, LED illumination.

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Lighting Science® Launches Good Day&Night Commercial Recessed Luminaires

Lighting Science® Launches Good Day&Night Commercial Recessed Luminaires

Lighting Science®, renowned for its suite of human-centric LED lighting solutions, announces the launch of the Good Day&Night™ Troffers, which combine the patented GoodDay® and GoodNight® LED engineered spectrum technologies into one multi-dimensional circadian lighting product. The 2x2 and 2x4 troffers deliver biological benefits with high-quality light for peak visual performance, while providing the ability to control and personalize the spectrum of lighting – truly delivering the right light at the right time.

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LED Engin Introduces World’s First 50 W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin Introduces World’s First 50 W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin, an Osram business, has unveiled the LZ7 Plus, the world’s first 50 W seven-die LED emitter. The trend in stage lighting fixtures has evolved from not only delivering ultra-bright light with narrow beam, but also creating more sophisticated color schemes and high CRI white. LZ7 Plus is uniquely designed to address this trend, featuring seven high-power dies in six colors, which can be individually controlled to deliver intense, saturated colors, as well as high quality white light as a result of color mixing. The LZ7 Plus can be used in various stage fixtures, such as static and moving head wash fixtures, as well as profile fixtures.

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GlacialPower Launches New GP-LE150N LED Driver Series With Isolated Cable

GlacialPower Launches New GP-LE150N LED Driver Series With Isolated Cable

GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-LE150N DC LED driver suitable for LED strip light, LED signage and moving sign applications. The new series are available in 12 VDC output rated power of 120 W, and 24 VDC output rated power of 150 W. The GP-LE150N is suitable for exterior or interior usage, with a fully isolated plastic case and isolated cable that is IP67 rated for environmental protection from rain, water and dust.

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Automotive Lighting of the Future - Osram’s Oslon Boost HX for New Concepts

Automotive Lighting of the Future - Osram’s Oslon Boost HX for New Concepts

As part of digital mirror device (DMD) systems, the LED enables symbols to be projected onto the road in HD quality Just like a normal projector can display pictures on a screen, a DMD system with its millions of micro-mirrors can project light onto the road in the form of symbols.

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LED Lighting Requires New Approaches in Optics

LED Lighting Requires New Approaches in Optics

LpR 67 Article, page 88: Even though LED technology has been established LEDs still need new approaches in electronics, thermal management or optics to make complete use of their advantages. Marek Škereň, Chief Technology Officer of IQ Structures, explains how new optical devices, with the trade name Nanoptiqs, based on principles of diffraction are applied to achieve improved performance of white light illumination systems. This unique solution is based on full control over the modulation of material and geometric properties of the optical elements at a nano-level. A combination of complex transmission diffractive elements, with specially designed systems of micro-reflectors (produced using an innovative mass-production technique) is also presented as a promising flexible building unit for the construction of new generation luminaires.

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Spanish Researchers Develop Sand that Produces White Sun-Like LEDs

Spanish Researchers Develop Sand that Produces White Sun-Like LEDs

The team led by the chemist-technologist Rubén Costa of IMDEA Materials (Madrid) and the chemists Jesús Berenguer of the University of La Rioja and Javier García of the University of Alicante has overcome one of the biggest obstacles in the progress towards new sources of healthier artificial lighting.

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LED Lighting Requires New Approaches in Optics

LED Lighting Requires New Approaches in Optics

LpR 67 Article, page 88: Even though LED technology has been established LEDs still need new approaches in electronics, thermal management or optics to make complete use of their advantages. Marek Škereň, Chief Technology Officer of IQ Structures, explains how new optical devices, with the trade name Nanoptiqs, based on principles of diffraction are applied to achieve improved performance of white light illumination systems. This unique solution is based on full control over the modulation of material and geometric properties of the optical elements at a nano-level. A combination of complex transmission diffractive elements, with specially designed systems of micro-reflectors (produced using an innovative mass-production technique) is also presented as a promising flexible building unit for the construction of new generation luminaires.

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Roll-to-Roll UV Nanoimprint Lithography for Large-Area Nano- and Micro-Structuring of Flexible Substrates

Roll-to-Roll UV Nanoimprint Lithography for Large-Area Nano- and Micro-Structuring of Flexible Substrates

LpR 67 Article, page 50: Cost and time-efficient methods for the fabrication of optical elements are highly desirable in the field of lighting. Imprinting optical structures in combination with large area fabrication turns out to become an effective approach in this regard. In particular roll-to-roll UV nanoimprint lithography (R2R-UV-NIL) has a large potential to set new benchmarks for the fabrication of miniaturized, low-cost and low-weight optics that can be applied in many fields of applications. In the following, the Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft m.b.H team, Claude Leiner, Stephan Ruttloff, Dieter Nees, Anja Haase, Ladislav Kuna, Wolfgang Nemitz, Franz-Peter Wenzl, Christian Sommer, Barbara Stadlober and Ursula Palfinger, led by Paul Hartmann, demonstrates the maturity of the related process chain, combining optical design, direct laser lithography, step&repeat imprinting for shim fabrication and R2R reproduction.

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Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Ken Munro, Partner & Founder, Pen Test Partners

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Ken Munro, Partner & Founder, Pen Test Partners

Today, hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about security breaches, hacker attacks or comprimized data; often as a result of insufficient security measures. IoT does not really improve this situation and it is therefore necessary for the industry to take this threat seriously. This is especially true for the lighting industry, whose aim is to become the IoT enabler. Ken Munro, founder and partner at Pen Test Partners, is an ethical hacker whose passion is to hack any technical product he can get his hands on. Unfortunately, he succeeds way to often. LED professional talked with him about ethical hacking, where he sees the risks in various products, where the risks are hidden and what can be done to minimize them.

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Blue Light Hazard - How Dangerous Is SSL Lighting?

Blue Light Hazard - How Dangerous Is SSL Lighting?

Modern Solid State Lighting (SSL) technology has long since found its way into our normal working and living environments. In the early phases, consumers were most concerned with lifetime, pricing and light quality of the new LED-based light sources. Now they have become almost ubiquitous, a focus has been placed on safety. At the recent Light+Building exhibition topics such as photobiological safety and blue light hazard (BLH) were highly ranked among both visitors and exhibitors.

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WHITE PAPER - LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting

WHITE PAPER - LEDs Lead the Way for Horticultural Lighting

Horticultural lighting is one of the fastest growing markets in the LED lighting industry today. Currently estimated at being worth $690 million dollars annually by LEDInside, this figure is projected to reach billions in the coming years.

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FEATURED

DAISY – for Modern Glare Free Office Lighting

DAISY – for Modern Glare Free Office Lighting Most people want to work in an office where they don’t constantly have to adjust their field of vision to avoid being blinded by glary lighting. So LEDiL is very pleased to bring to the market DAISY, our beautiful linear solution for modern glare-free office lighting. Designed to make offices look ... Read more »

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High Volume Laser Diode and VCSEL Testing

High Volume Laser Diode and VCSEL Testing Hitherto established measurement technologies for laser diodes – such as dispersive scanning spectrometry and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) – can react sensitively to a production environment. High-resolution array spectroradiometers are effective alternatives that offer multiple ... Read more »

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Luxeon V2, the Best Choice for a 2 mm² High Power LED

Luxeon V2, the Best Choice for a 2 mm² High Power LED Lumileds announced breakthrough high power performance with the new Luxeon V2 LED. With the highest performance in its class for output and efficacy, the emitter easily enables DLC Premium performance at the system level. Luxeon V2 utilizes a 2 x 2 mm Chip Scale Package (CSP) in a 3.5 x 3.5 mm ... Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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