News-Spot | Event News | Mar 06, 2015

ALT Presents Lighting Solutions for Harsh Environment at Taiwan INT’L Lighting Show 2015

Exemplary collection of ALT's LED products that are on display at the Taiwan International Lighting Fair Leading High-Power LED lighting manufacturer Aeon Lighting Technology Inc. is attending 2015 Taiwan International Lighting Fair to showcase its LED illuminations designed to operate in harsh conditions for both indoor and outdoor use. Lightings equipped with higher brightness, IP68 waterproof, anti minus 65°C low temperature and anti-explosion function are expected to attract buyer’s attention. The fair will be a chance for professional LED buyers and LED end-users to see and experience ALT’s all-new high-quality lighting products. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Feb 24, 2015

XPhoton Open Innovation Challenge Launches on the International Year of Light 2015

PhotonTransfer celebrates the International Year of Light 2015 with the XPhoton Open Innovation Challenge The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session has proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015 light2015.org), in order to gain awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges. For this reason the XPhoton Open Innovation Challenge 2015 has been created with the global goal to bridge the gap between science and market. Read more »

Event News | Jan 26, 2015

Celebrating 20 years: Evolving the Future of Lights with the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

GILE pic 1.jpg From modest beginnings, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition has evolved into Asia’s preeminent lighting exhibition. Just 20 years earlier, the fair premiered with a humble 96 Chinese exhibitors. The most recent edition in 2014 was evidence of respectable growth over the years as it hosted over 2,600 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | News-Spot | Jan 23, 2015

Year of Light and Light Based Technologies Opening in Paris - Let There be Light

William D. Phillips did not simply hold a lecture, he truly gave a performance that brought "Einstein, Time and Light" to life The Opening Ceremony was held on January 19th and 20th 2015 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. During the ceremony the key themes of the year were introduced as an inspiration for worldwide events throughout the year. The IYL 2015 was initiated to raise awareness of the importance of light-based technologies in providing solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications and health. The diverse program covering scientific, religious, political, cultural, artistic, humanistic, economic and ecological views was an inspiring start to the International Year of Light. Read more »

Event News | Jan 12, 2015

5th LED professional Symposium +Expo: Call for Papers Now Open

Picture 2.jpg The international program committee for the 5th LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS) has opened the "Call for Papers". The LpS 2015 will take place from September 22nd to 24th, 2015, in Bregenz, Austria. Authors from science and industry have until February 20th, 2015 to submit their drafts on the subject of “Trends & Technologies for Future Lighting Solutions”. Read more »

Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Call for Papers - 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology

Optical systems are ubiquitous in modern society, from medical sciences to space exploration, telecommunications, information processing and inumerous industrial and military applications of all kinds. This 3rd edition of PHOTOPTICS will feature 3 different tracks on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in any of these fields are welcome to join us in Lisbon and present their work on new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques, as well as general survey papers indicating future directions. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Smart Lighting Co-Locates with the Global Smart City Event and Smart Sensing

The premier and 5th global networking conference & business expo for human centered & connected lighting business, technology & application development is co-located with the largest global smart city event - Metropolitan Solutions - with 5.000-6.000 visitors at executive level. Furthermore it is co-located with Smart Sensing 2015, towards connected intelligence. Read more »

Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Lighting Forum at electronica 2014

Panelists discuss future lighting strategies Luger Research e.U successfully organised the first 'Lighting Forum' with the motto 'International Year of Light and Light based technologies 2015' at the 50th Anniversary of the electronica trade fair in Munich on 13th November 2014, bringing together academics, IYL2015 co-ordinators and key experts in the lighting field. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

LED professional Lighting Forum at the electronica 2014

Planet e - 50 years electronica Luger Research e.U., publisher of LED professional and organizer of the LED professional Symposium 2014, will organize the inaugural Lighting Forum as a part of the electronica 2014 on November 13th, 2014. The International Year of Light (IYL) 2015 will form the core of the forum program. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Important Technology Trends for Future LED Lighting Systems Defined

Mark McClear's keynote speech at the LpS opening The LpS 2014 (LED professional Symposium +Expo 2014) took place from September 30th to October 2nd for the fourth time. This event has established itself as an international point of reference for technical lighting professionals dealing with LED and OLED lighting components, modules and systems in the field of general lighting. In-depth discussions took place and trends, innovations and new products were explored. Participants described the event as unique and especially stressed the quality and technical focus of the symposium and exhibition. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Day of Photonics on 21 October, Just Around the Corner

DAY OF PHOTONICS is almost there, and over 100 companies will participate in this inaugural edition. On 21 October 1983, the General Conference of Weights And Measures adopted the value of 299,792.458 km/s for the speed of light. At the occasion of the anniversary, organizations in more than 30 countries organize all types of activities, from internal meetings, outreaches to schools, to opening their doors to the general public. DAY OF PHOTONICS is the ideal excuse to promote ‘photonics’, and the timing makes it ideally suited as a preliminary to the International Year of Light in 2015. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

LpS 2014 – Symposium and Exhibition for Integrated LED Lighting System Designs

The new concept was recognized at the well-attended opening A new holistic and interactive approach has been incorporated into the LED professional Symposium +Expo 2014 (LpS 2014). 58 multidisciplinary expert talks, 5 hands on workshops and 2 tech-panels are taking place from September 30th to October 2nd in Bregenz, Austria. Close to 100 well-known companies are exhibiting and launching new innovations and products to the SSL marketplace. To promote global lighting research, Luger Research inaugurated the LED professional Scientific Award for this year. It honors the best scientific paper in the areas of LED and OLED light sources. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Light Art Project at the Kunsthaus Bregenz

On September 30, 2014, Austrian lighting artist Miriam Prantl will turn the façade of the Kunsthaus Bregenz (KUB) into an artwork of light. At an evening event hosted by Zumtobel, visitors to the LED professional Symposium will learn about the background of Zumtobel's activities in the area of art & culture. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

LpS 2014 – Symposium for Integrated LED Lighting System Designs - Sept. 30th - Oct. 2nd

Workshop A new holistic and interactive approach has been incorporated into the LED professional Symposium +Expo 2014 (LpS 2014). Multidisciplinary expert talks, hands on workshops and interactive group discussions will take place in Bregenz, Austria, from September 30th to October 2nd. Attendees will be inspired to create new designs and engineering concepts for future LED lighting systems in order to transform innovations to the next level. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Jan 01, 2014

Bender + Wirth to Demonstrate their New LED Holder Series 430 at LpS 2014

Bender + Wirth's new holder series impresses with its flexibility, because it can easily be customized for different configurations offering perfect mounting and connectivity Bender + Wirth introduces new COB-holder series 430. The LED fixing system is constructed of high quality, high temperature resistant Micanite. It can be dimensionally customized to meet your unique design requirements. The outer shape, fastening points, and connection leads can be manufactured in an infinite number of configurations, resulting in the perfect mounting of the LED module in your luminaire.. Read more »

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LumiTop 4000: Comprehensive Optical Wafer Testing for μLEDs

LumiTop 4000: Comprehensive Optical Wafer Testing for μLEDs Instrument Systems offers a unique camera-based measurement solution for μLED wafer testing that generates 2-dimensional, pixel-resolved optical analyses within given cycle times. The LumiTop 4000 has a resolution of 12 MP and can detect the smallest of defects and inhomogeneities on the wafer. ... Read more »

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Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED

Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED Lumileds introduces the LUXEON HL2X, the ideal choice for roadway lighting and sports lighting fixtures with the highest flux and efficiency in an industry standard package. "With 318+ lumens at 700 mA and 85°C, LUXEON HL2X delivers more 'field usable lumens' for optical engineers to work with. ... Read more »

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Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight

Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight A small LED torch that emits deep red light could help improve declining eyesight, scientists have said: A study by University College London, involving a small sample size of 24 people, has shown that staring at long wavelength light for three minutes every day can "significantly improve vision" ... Read more »

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Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection

Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection Signify, the world leader in lighting, is increasing its UV-C lighting production capacity and expanding its UV-C product portfolio. The company is leveraging more than 35 years of expertise in UV-C lighting to address the growing global need for the disinfection of air, surfaces and objects. Read more »