WHITE PAPER - Protection Materials To Improve LED Device Lifetime And Performance

WHITE PAPER - Protection Materials To Improve LED Device Lifetime And Performance

With the rapid growth of the LED market, correct product selection is imperative to ensure LED performance and lifetime. Jade Bridges, Electrolube’s Global Technical Support Manager, will highlight the use of LEDs in various environments and introduce how to specify appropriate protection under such conditions.

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WEBINAR - 4 Key Considerations for Building a Secure Smart Lighting System

WEBINAR - 4 Key Considerations for Building a Secure Smart Lighting System

Smart lighting is so much more than energy saving. Many building owners, operators and facility managers are using smart lighting systems as the infrastructure to enable building automation and gather space utilization data.

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Signify to Acquire Cooper Lighting Solutions to Strengthen Position in North America

Signify to Acquire Cooper Lighting Solutions to Strengthen Position in North America

Signify, the world leader in lighting, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Eaton to acquire Cooper Lighting Solutions for USD 1.4 billion (approx. EUR 1,270 million) in cash. Closing is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions and is expected to take place in the first quarter of 2020.

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Ensto Acquires new Business from Mount Kelvin – Ensto Workspaces Revolutionizes Employee Experience

Ensto Acquires new Business from Mount Kelvin – Ensto Workspaces Revolutionizes Employee Experience

Ensto has acquired Workspaces business from Mount Kelvin. Ensto Workspaces is a smart lighting control solution that improves employee experience by making light personalized. Ensto has acquired Workspaces business from control system supplier Mount Kelvin, while also investing in Mount Kelvin. Ensto continues to develop the innovative lighting control solution now called Ensto Workspaces.

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The 2019 LpS & TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light

The 2019 LpS & TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light

It is a great pleasure for the LpS and TiL organization committee to announce the award winners for 2019. For the second time in a row, after the traditional cruise on the lake from Bregenz to Lindau, the gala dinner at the Eilgut Halle has proven to being a great place for the LpS & TiL award ceremony. There were 8 award categories covering ground-breaking scientific research through to solutions, designs and innovative applications to celebrate the complete spectrum of light. In addition, this year in celebration of the 75th issue of LED professional Review magazine 6 people were honored for their significant contribution and influence on LpR Magazine.

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Demonstration at LpS Shows Zhaga-D4i's Plug-and-Play Interoperability of Streetlighting

Demonstration at LpS Shows Zhaga-D4i's Plug-and-Play Interoperability of Streetlighting

Plug-and-play interoperability between luminaires and sensors and communication modules is an essential requirement for Smart City lighting. This has been the primary motivation for the collaboration between the Zhaga Consortium and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) over the upcoming Zhaga-D4i specifications. Both organisations are therefore proud to announce that booth C17 at the LED professional Symposium in Bregenz showcased the world's first Zhaga-D4i interoperability demonstration.

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GlacialPower - New GP-CVP040N Series LED Constant Voltage Driver with TRIAC Dimming

GlacialPower - New GP-CVP040N Series LED Constant Voltage Driver with TRIAC Dimming

GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-CVP040N series LED constant voltage driver. It is available in 12 V DC and 24 V DC output rated power of 40.8 W. The driver supports TRIAC dimming function, and appropriates for LED strips application in places such as restaurants, jewelry shop, home and theater.

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Xicato Announces Availability of XOB with 14.5mm LES

Xicato Announces Availability of XOB with 14.5mm LES

Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality light sources, today announced the immediate availability of the XOB high-density light source in 14.5mm LES with nearly 5,000 lumens output. The benchmark light quality of XOB series with an R9 of 50 at 90CRI and an R9 of 90 at 95CRI provide the best options for strong color rendering in industry standard sizes for easy adoption.

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High Precision Wavelength and Power Measurement; Sub-Nanometer Resolution and Accuracy

High Precision Wavelength and Power Measurement; Sub-Nanometer Resolution and Accuracy

Gamma Scientific announces the release of the Wavemon™ wavelength and power meter. The unit delivers accurate, real-time wavelength data combined with power measurement at a fraction of the cost of traditional spectrometers. Using proprietary optical filtering techniques and onboard calibration data, the Wavemon is able to resolve wavelength with accuracies to +/- 0.25 nm and +/- 0.01 nm repeatability and irradiance absolute accuracy of +/- 1%.

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GlacialPower - New GP-CVP040N Series LED Constant Voltage Driver with TRIAC Dimming

GlacialPower - New GP-CVP040N Series LED Constant Voltage Driver with TRIAC Dimming

GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-CVP040N series LED constant voltage driver. It is available in 12 V DC and 24 V DC output rated power of 40.8 W. The driver supports TRIAC dimming function, and appropriates for LED strips application in places such as restaurants, jewelry shop, home and theater.

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Xicato Announces Availability of XOB with 14.5mm LES

Xicato Announces Availability of XOB with 14.5mm LES

Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality light sources, today announced the immediate availability of the XOB high-density light source in 14.5mm LES with nearly 5,000 lumens output. The benchmark light quality of XOB series with an R9 of 50 at 90CRI and an R9 of 90 at 95CRI provide the best options for strong color rendering in industry standard sizes for easy adoption.

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Everlight Releases EL SmartLED Series for Automotive Interior Applications

Everlight Releases EL SmartLED Series for Automotive Interior Applications

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, releases a new generation of lighting products for automotive interior application to bring more convenience to our life. The new EL SmartLED (S-Smart, M-Multi Function, A-Automotive, R-RGB, T-Technology) Series is suitable for automotive interior lighting applications to present colorful combinations in the vehicle interior. Featuring a unique package technology to achieve improved uniformity of light, the EL SmartLED Series embedded intelligent IC driver can better manage colors and adjust brightness via a controller. We expect to provide complete and smart solutions for OEMs.

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YUJILEDS Releases a New Generation of High Power RGBWW LEDs with High CRI

YUJILEDS Releases a New Generation of High Power RGBWW LEDs with High CRI

YUJILEDS lab has announced the state-of-the-art R&D results in the high CRI monochromatic tunable spectrum field. Based on the superposition of spectrum, the new product of 7070 LED, integrated 5 channels - red, green, blue, cold white and warm white within one packaged LED. The technology is mainly required in photography and film lighting, but also has a potential for any areas that demand various colors or CCTs, like entertainment venue or horticulture lighting.

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ProLight Opto Announced 9-chip Automotive Headlamp LED

ProLight Opto Announced 9-chip Automotive Headlamp LED

Continue on with the success of the Pro-CSP Headlamp series launched in 2018, ProLight Opto this year announced a new Pro-CSP product – 9-chip headlamp LED which combines high beam and low beam in a single LED package.

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Plessey - Native Blue and Native Green Emission microLEDs from the same Wafer

Plessey - Native Blue and Native Green Emission microLEDs from the same Wafer

Plessey, an embedded technologies developer at the forefront of microLED technology for augmented and mixed reality (AR/MR) display applications has extended the capability of their proprietary GaN-on-Silicon process to enable Native Blue and Native Green emission from the same wafer.

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LED Lighting Systems in Smart Buildings with DC Microgrids

LED Lighting Systems in Smart Buildings with DC Microgrids

LpR 72 Article, page 60: While electric motors for ventilation and air-conditioning systems were already DC-based in the past, powerful IT systems, LED lighting systems, photovoltaic systems with batteries and charging systems for electro mobility are now increasingly being used in modern building environments. They all need direct current (DC). Therefore, an obvious step is to equip modern buildings with DC grids. Carsten Moellers from Abalight discusses a number of unresolved questions and presents possible solutions in this article.

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Thermal and Optical Challenges for SSL in Automotive Applications

Thermal and Optical Challenges for SSL in Automotive Applications

LpR 72 Article, page 50: Solid State Lighting changed the lighting environment in automotive lighting almost more than in the field of general lighting. While efficiency of the devices increased and every few weeks new improvements are reported, thermal management remains crucial and a critical part of the system. Umut Zeynep Uras, Ahmet Mete Muslu and Mehmet Arik, from the Energy Efficient Electronics and Lighting Technologies Center (EVATEG), Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering at Ozyegin University, and Fatih Goren from the FARBA Corporation, explain the dependencies between photometric, electrical and thermal parameters of an automotive lighting application.

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LED Lighting Systems in Smart Buildings with DC Microgrids

LED Lighting Systems in Smart Buildings with DC Microgrids

LpR 72 Article, page 60: While electric motors for ventilation and air-conditioning systems were already DC-based in the past, powerful IT systems, LED lighting systems, photovoltaic systems with batteries and charging systems for electro mobility are now increasingly being used in modern building environments. They all need direct current (DC). Therefore, an obvious step is to equip modern buildings with DC grids. Carsten Moellers from Abalight discusses a number of unresolved questions and presents possible solutions in this article.

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Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Dr. Scott Wade, Technical & Certification Manager, DiiA

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Dr. Scott Wade, Technical & Certification Manager, DiiA

Dr. Scott Wade has been the Technical & Certification Manager for DALI/DiiA since 2013 and has been an industry expert member of the IEC62386 standardization team for about 14 years. He was invited to hold a lecture at the LpS 2018 about the founding of DiiA for the purpose of taking over the DALI trademark from ZVEI and discussed measures that were taken to further develop the standard and its certification process and make the DALI concept future proof with DALI-2.

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What the Heck Is Future Proof?

What the Heck Is Future Proof?

Commentary from LpR 72: The first time the question about future proofing LED systems came up seriously, was at LightFair 2018 when Siegfried Luger interviewed Patrick Durand. Since then, it has been the buzzword throughout the industry. Discussions concerning future proofing are often limited to wireless communications, IoT and some type of AI. But isn't there more?

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WHITE PAPER - Protection Materials To Improve LED Device Lifetime And Performance

WHITE PAPER - Protection Materials To Improve LED Device Lifetime And Performance

With the rapid growth of the LED market, correct product selection is imperative to ensure LED performance and lifetime. Jade Bridges, Electrolube’s Global Technical Support Manager, will highlight the use of LEDs in various environments and introduce how to specify appropriate protection under such conditions.

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Multisystem – Same Core, Multiple Shapes and Functionalities for Track Lighting

Multisystem – Same Core, Multiple Shapes and Functionalities for Track Lighting A.A.G. Stucchi low voltage system for track lighting is developed to satisfy all technical and design needs. The all system is based on a "smart core" that provides easy and magnetic installation of the lighting fixtures, and integrated databus for light control, thus being technically at the ... Read more »

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Cree® J Series™ 2835 LEDs

Cree® J Series™ 2835 LEDs J Series™ LEDs extend Cree's industry leading portfolio of lighting class LEDs to a broader set of applications. The J Series 2835 LEDs combine high efficacy and excellent value in a reliable package. The J Series 2835 Standard LEDs are optimized for low density lighting applications where high ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Yole Releases Report on MicroLEDs: Satus and Reality Check

Yole Releases Report on MicroLEDs: Satus and Reality Check MicroLEDs are drawing an increasing amount of attention. Startups have raised more than US$800 million to date, including at least US$100 million in 2019. It is estimated Apple has spent in the range of US$1.5 to US$2 billions on the technology over the last five years. Panel makers such as Samsung ... Read more »

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