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Opinions | Jan Denneman | Apr 27, 2021
Good Light is as Important as Good Food and Good Air
Good Light is as Important as Good Food and Good Air Scientific studies make very clear that good light is crucial for our health and well-being. Good light does more than enable us to see. It is the most important “zeitgeber” for our brain and body and synchronizes our internal circadian clock. Why are the scientific findings so often not being applied in practice and must we all spend our lives in biological darkness? Read more »
Luminell | Business | Apr 21, 2021
Glamox Acquires Luminell
Glamox Acquires Luminell Glamox AS has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Norwegian company Luminell Group AS. Read more »
CoolStar 3445 | MechaTronix | Thermal Management | Apr 21, 2021
CoolStar® 3445 - Narrow Beam Compact Spot Lights
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. Read more »
Business | Fagerhult | Apr 20, 2021
Fagerhult Group Acquires Seneco
Fagerhult Group Acquires Seneco To strengthen our connectivity offering for outdoor environments, the Fagerhult Group has acquired the remaining 80% shares in Seneco A/S. Read more »
Human Centric Lighting | GE Lighting | LED Bulb | Apr 15, 2021
GE Lighting Introduces GE Sun Filled LED Bulbs
GE Lighting Introduces GE Sun Filled LED Bulbs GE Lighting, a Savant company is helping consumers maintain their circadian rhythm, the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle, because when we sleep well, we feel well and our best selves can fill the day. New GE sun filled™ LED bulbs do not emit the invisible blue spectrum peak that can interfere with the body’s circadian rhythm, making it easier to get the kind of sleep dreams are made of. And by enhancing the color appearance of objects,* these bulbs pack more benefits owners will enjoy. Read more »
Smart Lighting | DALI Alliance | Wireless | Gateway | Apr 15, 2021
DALI Alliance Issues Specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways
DALI Alliance Issues Specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has published specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways that define how DALI lighting products can be incorporated into two widely-used, non-DALI wireless ecosystems, namely Bluetooth mesh and Zigbee. Read more »
Business | LEDCity | Fundings | Apr 12, 2021
Funding: LEDCity Secured CHF 2 Million
Funding: LEDCity Secured CHF 2 Million LEDCity, a Zurich, Switzerland-based producer of autonomous lighting systems, announced completing a CHF 2M ($2.1M) capital funding round. The money was raised from local investors from Switzerland, including angel investors via SICTIC. Read more »
IR | Luminus Devices | Apr 08, 2021
New IR LEDs Set New Output Benchmark
New IR LEDs Set New Output Benchmark Luminus Devices has expanded its portfolio of ultra-high-power infrared (IR) LEDs with a new product line that addresses the rapid expansion of life sciences, medical, machine vision, and industrial applications. Read more »
SSL | MetroSpec Technology | Tunable White Light | Apr 06, 2021
HCL LED Modules with Tuning Technology
HCL LED Modules with Tuning Technology MetroSpec Technology, a leading American manufacturer of custom LED light sources announces FlexRad® Dim2Tone™, a flexible LED light engine that dims and changes color tone with a single dimming source, enabling smooth color transition through blending. Read more »
SSL | YUJILEDS | Red Spectrum | Apr 06, 2021
New LED Series with Enhanced Deep Red + Near-infrared Spectrum
New LED Series with Enhanced Deep Red + Near-infrared Spectrum Deep red and near-infrared are important wavelengths for specific applications as horticulture lighting, and medical lighting. However, only red or near-infrared LEDs are available for the general market with single bands and typical peak wavelengths of 630nm, 660nm, or 730nm. Read more »
SSL | Luminus Devices | Hospitality | Featured | Apr 01, 2021
Luminus Releases Hospitality COB Series for Hotels and Restaurants
Luminus Releases Hospitality COB Series for Hotels and Restaurants Luminus Devices has announced its new Hospitality COB series featuring high color rendering, precise chromaticity control and Warm CCTs. With LES sizes ranging from 6mm to 22mm, and lumen output from 500 to 5000 lumens, the Luminus Hospitality COB series is the smart choice for beautiful, warm light with excellent color rendering and 2 step SDCM color control standard. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Avi-on | UL | IoT | Mar 31, 2021
First Commercial Lighting Company Achieves IoT Security Rating
First Commercial Lighting Company Achieves IoT Security Rating UL announced that Avi-on Labs, Inc. is the first commercial lighting company to be recognized for achieving UL's IoT Security Rating. This Platinum level IoT Security Rating, as evaluated by UL, demonstrates that the Avi-on Pro Commercial Lighting Control Platform product line uses industry best practices and meets critical benchmarks for Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity. Read more »
Appointments | LightingEurope | Mar 29, 2021
LightingEurope Board and President Elected
LightingEurope Board and President Elected The General Assembly elected on 26 March a new Executive Board for a 2-year mandate. The Executive Board consists of an equal number of representatives of national lighting associations and corporate members of LightingEurope and has the role of implementing the LightingEurope strategy and work plans. Read more »
SSL | Cree LED | Featured | Mar 27, 2021
New Cree LED™ XLamp® XP-P LEDs Deliver Breakthrough Intensity
New Cree LED™ XLamp® XP-P LEDs Deliver Breakthrough Intensity Our name has changed, but our commitment to superior LED technology, reliability, innovation, support, and service remains steadfast. The same teams with years of Cree LED experience are newly energized to help our customers improve their LED-based products and develop new applications. Read more »
SSL | Measurement | Lisun Electronics | Mar 26, 2021
Improve the Accuracy of the LED Flux Testing in the Sphere
Improve the Accuracy of the LED Flux Testing in the Sphere According to the particularity of LED luminous flux measurement, unique optimization is adopted in the design of the integrating sphere for LED measurement combined with the diffuse materials of high reflectivity, which makes the system stability and accuracy have great improvement. The experimental results show that the system stability and consistency is much higher than other common LED test system. It is the system which is really suitable for LED optical parameters measurement. Read more »
Human Centric Lighting | Lumileds | Bios Lighting | Featured | Mar 24, 2021
New LUXEON® SkyBlue™ LED Solution Simplifies and Speeds Development of Human-Centric Lighting
New LUXEON® SkyBlue™ LED Solution Simplifies and Speeds Development of  Human-Centric Lighting Lumileds today announced the immediate availability of its new LED human-centric lighting solution – LUXEON SkyBlue. In partnership with BIOS Lighting, Lumileds has engineered a circadian lighting solution that delivers superior melanopic ratios at comfortable CCTs – 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K – with industry-leading efficacy and uniformity at the lowest solution cost. Read more »
Trends | Signify | 3D Printing | Mar 24, 2021
India’s First Tailor-Made 3D Printed Luminaires
India’s First Tailor-Made 3D Printed Luminaires Signify launched India’s first tailor-made 3D printed luminaires. This highly flexible and more sustainable form of manufacturing, using a 100% recyclable polycarbonate material, enables the company to produce luminaires that have bespoke designs or are tailored to customer’s exact needs and recycled at the end of their life, supporting a circular economy. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Drivers | Cuvee Systems | Mar 20, 2021
Universal Quad Mode Driver
Universal Quad Mode Driver Cuvée Systems has announced its Universal Quad Mode Driver ideal for both residential and commercial applications. This is the industry’s first universal driver that can dim by all 4 commonly used dimming methods: phase cut leading edge or trailing edge, 0-10V or PWM. Read more »
Business | Mar 18, 2021
Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic Corporation
Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic Corporation Atar Capital, a Los Angeles-based global private investment firm, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from parent company, Panasonic Corporation. Both North American companies are market leaders in the industry, recognized for their award-winning commitment to quality and innovation in digital lighting design that provides end-to-end vertical lighting ecosystems. Read more »
Digi-Key | Mar 17, 2021
Digi-Key Electronics Launches Enhanced Part Tracing for Cut Tape Printing
Digi-Key Electronics Launches Enhanced Part Tracing for Cut Tape Printing Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has launched an enhanced traceability feature called Part Tracing for printing information to appear directly on cut tape products. This new development will enable engineers to better organize their components and also improve traceability. Read more »
Automotive | Testing | Instrument Systems | Mar 17, 2021
Short-pulse High-Power LED Testing
Short-pulse High-Power LED Testing Optical measurement accuracy for high-power LEDs in advanced LED package designs calls for extremely fast and precisely triggerable spectroradiometers. Read more »
Horticulture | Indoor Farming | Light Science Technologies | Mar 17, 2021
Indoor Farming Laboratory Opened
Indoor Farming Laboratory Opened Light Science Technologies (LST), one of the UK’s leading AgriTech firms, has opened its new, state-of-the-art in-house laboratory as it aims to revolutionise indoor farming by helping growers create the perfect plant recipe. Read more »
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