LpS 2011 | LED Business | Oct 12, 2011

Cost Considerations of Luminaries

LpS 2011_VideoPic At the LpS 2011 in Bregenz, Klaus Vamberszky, CTO from the Zumtobel Group, presented a cost analysis of downlight luminaries and predicted the cost relations of the main cost parts in a luminary over the next 10 years. Read more »

Business News | Sep 16, 2011

Analysis of the Cost of Goods Sold for Leading LED Lighting Products, Forecasted from 2010-2015

Research and Markets, the leading source for international market research and market data, releases its latest report on a costs analysis of goods sold for leading LED lighting products. This special report examines the major components and modules in LED lights, packaging and material trends, LED comparison costs over time, and the manufacturing supply chain and assembly trends. Read more »

Business News | Aug 16, 2011

IMS Research Downgrades 2011 and Upgrades 2012 Quarterly GaN LED MOCVD Forecast

2009 – 2012 GaN MOCVD Results and Forecast (Source: Q3’11 IMS Research Quarterly GaN LED Supply/Demand Report) IMS Research has released the MOCVD chapters of its 300-page Quarterly LED Supply and Demand Report which reveals significant shifts in MOCVD adoption for LED manufacturing. Read more »

Business News | Jul 21, 2011

Lighting Facts® Partners Recognized at DOE SSL Workshop

Nine Lighting Facts partners were recognized last week at the sixth annual U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Market Introduction Workshop, in Seattle, Washington. The three-day event brought together more than 275 utilities, energy efficiency program representatives, manufacturers, and other industry insiders and observers interested in keeping up to date on the latest SSL commercialization developments. Read more »

Business News | Jul 18, 2011

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition Reports a Record Breaking Attendance

The 16th edition of the four-day show, which is also the world’s leading and most comprehensive lighting event, continues to go from strength to strength. Visitor numbers to the two shows totalled 100,465, an increase of 40 per cent compared to 2010. Read more »

Standardization + Regulation | Jun 06, 2011

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Introduces New LED Package Component Recognition Program

LED component recognition program UL is committed to advancing and innovating safety, providing certainty to more people, businesses and governments. As a technical leader in Solid State and LED Lighting technologies, UL has created a Component Recognition program for LED packages under the Category Control Number (CCN) OOQL2 (LED Packages – Component). A parallel category, OOQL8, provides certification for Canada. Read more »

Business News | May 31, 2011

Asia Pacific Goes Green – Best Pre-Condition for future growth potential of LED Lighting Products

Kelvin Inn, Consulting Manager at Global Intelligence Alliance in Hong Kong investigated the regulations, market situation, and future perspectives for the Asia-Pacific region. He came to the conclusion that this region offers the best pre-condition for a huge growth in LED lighting and that Asian lighting brands could dominate the global market in a few years. Read more »

Business News

Consumerizing Solid State Lighting

LED street lights save energy and protect environment,being worth popularization Read more »

Business News | May 24, 2011

New NanoMarkets Report Forcasts OLED Lighting Market to Reach USD 1.5 Billion by 2016

Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has released its latest report titled, “OLED Lighting Markets Europe-2011,” that says the market opportunities in Europe for OLED lighting will generate $1.5 billion (USD) in OLED lighting panel sales by 2016. The report is the latest in NanoMarkets’ continuing coverage of the global OLED lighting marketplace. Read more »

Business News | May 11, 2011

Number of EMerge Alliance Certified LED Products Grows - EMerge Alliance at LIGHTFAIR 2011

The EMerge Alliance – an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for commercial buildings – today announced that 22 additional products have been Registered as compliant with the EMerge Alliance initial standard covering the Occupied Space in commercial buildings and 16 new members have joined the organization. Read more »

Business News | Apr 05, 2011

IMS Research Says "TI to Dominate Power ICs and LED Driver ICs Market"

Texas Instruments’ acquisition of National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion will create a giant that dominates the power IC field according to the latest data* from IMS Research.The combination of these two titans will represent about 17% of the power management and driver IC market, or $2.2 billion in revenue, whilst their share of the LED IC market will stand at over 25%. Read more »

Business News | Feb 15, 2011

GE Mocks Consumers: GE Sends Energy-Efficient Valentine to U.S. Consumers

U.S. consumers shopping for light bulbs this Valentine’s Day and in the coming months may notice changes on retail store shelves: fewer incandescent bulbs and a wider selection of energy-efficient incandescent halogen bulbs. GE Lighting offers a light bulb that looks like the century-old and beloved incandescent bulb, produces nearly the same light output but operates up to 22 percent more efficiently. Read more »

Business News | Nov 25, 2010

LED and Laser Diode Patent Holder Gertrude Neumark Rothschild Died

Gertrude Neumark Rothschild, Howe Professor Emerita of Materials Science and Engineering at Columbia University (Img. courtesy of Columbia University). Gertrude Neumark Rothschild, Howe Professor Emerita of Materials Science and Engineering, passed away on November 11, 2010, after a long illness. She was 83. The cause was heart failure. Read more »

Business News

EU Ban on Incandescent Lamps Will Help Consumers and the Climate

Dear Sir, We have LED lights with UL, CE and RoHs on spot lamp, light bulb, down light and high bay light. JIESEN LED LIGHTING [...] Read more »

Business News

FTC Sues Over Company’s False Claims for its Light Emitting Diode (LED) Bulbs

Dear Sir,   We have LED lights with UL, CE and RoHs on spot lamp, light bulb, down light and high bay light. Please see [...] Read more »

FEATURED

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 »

FEATURED

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »