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ams OSRAM | TactoTek | Automotive | Sep 30, 2022
TactoTek and ams OSRAM Cooperate to Optimize RGB LED to Drive Innovations in Car Illumination
TactoTek and ams OSRAM Cooperate to Optimize RGB LED to Drive Innovations in Car Illumination Finnish IMSE pioneer TactoTek and ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today announced that they are co-operating to help revolutionize the car interior market by delivering thin, seamlessly integrated, three-dimensional illuminated structures. The companies have developed a demonstrator with the new RGB side-looker LED OSIRE E5515 from ams OSRAM, which thanks to TactoTek's in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) technology can be integrated into automotive interior in a space-saving design. Read more »
Nichia | Dynasolis | SSL | Sep 23, 2022
Fraunhofer IBP Study Confirms the Performance of Human Centric Lighting Solutions
Fraunhofer IBP Study Confirms the Performance of Human Centric Lighting Solutions Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, has commissioned the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, to analyze its Dynasolis solution. The solution consists of a combination of Nichia's cyan-colored Azure LED and the multiple award-winning H6 LED family, which can adjust both color temperature and melanopic illuminance. Dynasolis can be adjusted within a color temperature range of between 2700K (with little to no cyan) and 10000K (with a larger share of cyan). Read more »
MetroSpecs | SSL | Sep 20, 2022
Shape Enabling LED Technology
Shape Enabling LED Technology MetroSpec Technology®, the leading American manufacturer of custom FlexRad® LED light sources, announces its new FacetCore™ geometry set for architectural LED light fixtures requiring uniform lighting. With FacetCore, fuller light fills can be achieved while providing even greater uniformity. Geometries optimized for 90 degrees to 360 degree projection are realized using 1, 2, 3, or 4 sided wrapable facets. FacetCore geometries radically simplify various fixture types, eliminating mechanical parts and electrical wires and interconnect. They are a powerful solution - supporting lengths up to 16 feet without the need of a splice, utilizing available space minimally with ease. Read more »
Signify | SpaceSense | WiZ | Smart Lighting | Sep 20, 2022
Groundbreaking Motion Detection Turns Your Lights On and Off Without the Need for Sensors
Groundbreaking Motion Detection Turns Your Lights On and Off Without the Need for Sensors Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, introduces a new app, features and products for its WiZ smart lighting system to enhance users’ daily convenience. The new offerings include SpaceSense™, a motion detection technology for your lighting system that doesn’t require any sensor to be installed. The new WiZ app V2 and the SpaceSense™ feature are available from end of September 2022. Read more »
DALI Alliance | Awards | Smart Lighting | Sep 13, 2022
DALI Lighting Awards 2022 Open for Entries
DALI Lighting Awards 2022 Open for Entries The DALI Alliance, the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, announces the call for entries for the DALI Lighting Awards 2022. With a closing date of December 2, 2022, the DALI Lighting Awards 2022 will highlight and recognize the best use of DALI control applications and solutions in lighting projects across the world. Read more »
Energy Focus | Appointments | Sep 13, 2022
Energy Focus Recruits Lesley Matt as CEO
Energy Focus Recruits Lesley Matt as CEO Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFOI), a leader in sustainable, energy-efficient LED lighting control systems and products for the commercial, military, maritime and consumer markets, today announced that Ms. Lesley Matt will join the company as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 12, 2022. Read more »
Zhaga Awards | Smart Lighting | Sep 13, 2022
Zhaga Launches Smart City Sensor Awards
Zhaga Launches Smart City Sensor Awards The Zhaga Consortium is launching the global Zhaga Smart City Sensor Awards to address the needs of many cities that have installed Zhaga-D4i certified streetlights. The awards encourage and recognize excellence in smart city sensors that can be installed on streetlights using the Zhaga Book 18 standard and are suitable for Zhaga-D4i certification. Sensor manufacturers, innovators as well as universities and students are encouraged to submit their applications by 16 December 2022. Read more »
LED | SSL | Nichia | Sep 13, 2022
Light + Building: LED Technology Innovations from Nichia
Light + Building: LED Technology Innovations from Nichia At Light + Building 2022 in Frankfurt, Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs will shine the spotlight on a number of ground-breaking LED technologies that are setting the pace in the global lighting industry. As Nichia continues developing for a brighter world, visitors to the exhibition will see the latest fruits of its cutting-edge R&D. Read more »
Nichia | Sep 12, 2022
Nichia Launching Significantly Improved UV-C LED
Nichia Launching Significantly Improved UV-C LED Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, will start mass production in December 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. Read more »
FlexRad | MetroSpecs | SSL | Featured | Sep 01, 2022
FlexRad Accelerates Fixture Development
FlexRad Accelerates Fixture Development MetroSpec’s design team starts with this premise: Enable the customer to win business profitably and we will benefit together. Their partnered efforts work toward a well-designed light source approach that enables consolidated inventory while maintaining the versatility for custom requests. Read more »
Zhaga | Book 25 | Smart Lighting | Sep 01, 2022
First Zhaga-NFC Programmable Devices Earn Certification
First Zhaga-NFC Programmable Devices Earn Certification The Zhaga specification Book 24 defines the programming of NFC-programmable luminaire components. Zhaga has also developed a corresponding Zhaga-NFC certification program for programmable luminaire components such as LED drivers. Tridonic is the first company that has earned Zhaga-NFC certification for a number of their LED drivers. Read more »
Cree LED | SSL | Featured | Sep 01, 2022
New XLamp® XP-G3 LEDs in 1800K CCT Alternative for HPS Lamps
New XLamp® XP-G3 LEDs in 1800K CCT Alternative for HPS Lamps Cree LED’s new XLamp® XP-G3 LEDs in 1800K CCT replicate the warm yellow glow of High Pressure Sodium lamps and are a viable lighting alternative to HPS with upside performance benefits of better system cost, higher CRI, higher LPW and positive environmental impact. Read more »
Alanod | Reflectors | Horticulture | Aug 31, 2022
Advanced Reflector Technologies Ensure Optimum Lighting in Greenhouses
Advanced Reflector Technologies Ensure Optimum Lighting in Greenhouses Plants require plenty of light to expedite growth and produce higher yields. The reflective surfaces MIRO and MIRO-SILVER GL from Alanod ensure that greenhouse lighting is concentrated and delivered precisely where it is most needed. In addition, the surfaces are specially designed to protect against harmful influences such as moisture in greenhouses. Read more »
Lumileds | Business | Aug 30, 2022
Lumileds Announces Agreement with Requisite Lenders on the Terms of a Comprehensive Financial Restructuring to Accelerate Long-Term Growth
Lumileds Announces Agreement with Requisite Lenders on the Terms of a Comprehensive Financial Restructuring to Accelerate Long-Term Growth Lumileds Holding B.V. (“Lumileds” or the “Company”), a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, announced that it has entered into a restructuring support agreement (the “RSA” or the “Agreement”) with its lenders holding a significant majority of the loans outstanding under its prepetition first lien debt facility on the terms of a comprehensive financial restructuring that would significantly de-leverage and strengthen its balance sheet by over $1.3 billion, accelerate Lumileds’ growth, and enable further investment in innovation to pursue additional strategic opportunities through the injection of up to $275 million of liquidity. Read more »
Lumileds | SSL | Aug 25, 2022
LUXEON HL1Z Outperforms Seemingly Brighter Competitors, and the Proof is in the Application
LUXEON HL1Z Outperforms Seemingly Brighter Competitors,  and the Proof is in the Application Data sheets have long been the go to source for LED specifications and are broadly used to narrow options and ultimately select an LED for a particular application. Too often, however, factors not accounted for in the data sheet significantly affect the LED’s performance in the application and, in some cases, relying on data sheet specifications alone will lead to the wrong conclusion. LUXEON HL1Z, Lumileds newest high power LED offers the perfect example. Read more »
Nichia | Horticulture | Aug 24, 2022
Nichia Expands the Hortisolis LED Portfolio
Nichia Expands the Hortisolis LED Portfolio Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce additions to the Hortisolis* portfolio dedicated to plant growth. Read more »
microLEDs | Trends | Aug 16, 2022
MicroLED Devices with Integrated Micro-lenses
MicroLED Devices with Integrated Micro-lenses MICLEDI Microdisplays, a leading developer of microLED displays for Augmented Reality (AR) glasses, announced today the industry’s first microLED devices with integrated micro-lenses for pixel level beam shaping, manufactured in the company’s proprietary 300mm manufacturing flow. Read more »
Signify | A-class LED Tube | SSL | Aug 13, 2022
A New A-class LED Tube: An Innovative Solution for Rising Energy Prices
A New A-class LED Tube: An Innovative Solution for Rising Energy Prices Signify has expanded its Ultra Efficient product lineup with its most energy-efficient LED tube to date. Thanks to its high efficacy, the Philips MASTER LEDtube UE can help customers tackle the global energy crisis, mounting pressure to lower carbon footprints, and stricter EU regulation. Read more »
Lumenpulse | Appointments | Aug 13, 2022
Lumenpulse Brand Appoints Peter Timotheatos as President
Lumenpulse Brand Appoints Peter Timotheatos as President August 10th marks a very exciting milestone for Lumenpulse; they are pleased to announce the details of an internal reorganisation, with the appointment of Peter Timotheatos as President of Lumenpulse, effective immediately. He will continue to report to François-Xavier Souvay, Founder, President, and CEO of LMPG (formerly known as Lumenpulse Group). Read more »
Tridonic | LED Drivers | Smart Lighting | Aug 04, 2022
Tridonic LED Drivers Receive Zhaga Book 24 Certification
Tridonic LED Drivers Receive Zhaga Book 24 Certification There are currently many different programming methods used to configure the operating features of LED drivers in luminaires. With Book 24, the Zhaga Consortium has standardised a wireless, digital programming approach using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Tridonic has developed LED drivers that are now the first devices to be certified by Zhaga in accordance with Book 24 (also known as Zhaga NFC programming). Using NFC to program lighting components makes on-site commissioning much easier. Read more »
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