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 »

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 | 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 | Nov 16, 2010

EMerge Alliance Introduces First Registered Products for DC Power Distribution in Commercial Buildings

The EMerge Alliance – an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for commercial buildings – today announced the first set of 26 EMerge Alliance Registered products at the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual International Conference and Expo. Read more »

Business News | Oct 22, 2010

Consumerizing Solid State Lighting

LED (Light-emitting diodes) lamps are a fast emerging technology which is considered as the true alternative to the Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL). Many commercial products are now available for professional application; however there is rarely any LED retrofit product which meets all the expectations of consumers in terms of price, light output and other functionalities at the same time. Read more »

Business News | Oct 20, 2010

EMerge Alliance Advances DC Power Distribution Platform

The EMerge Alliance – an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for commercial buildings – today announced it has formed a new technical standard committee for data and telecommunications centers and added 11 new members as part of the group’s planned expansion to address building-wide opportunities for reduced power consumption. Read more »

Business News | Oct 14, 2010

Global Lighting Industry Announces Major Leadership Role in LED Lighting

In order to accelerate the uptake of LED lighting the world’s lighting industry announced today an initiative to co-ordinate and promote the technology at a global level. At its 4th Meeting in Shenzhen, China, the Global Lighting Forum (GLF) held the inaugural meeting of its LED Working Group. Read more »

Business News | Sep 24, 2010

DOE Continues Aggressive Energy Efficiency Enforcement Effort with Nearly 30 New Proposed Penalties

As part of an ongoing commitment to rigorously enforce appliance efficiency requirements, the Department of Energy today announced 27 new proposed penalties against companies selling products in the United States without certifying that they comply with energy efficiency or water conservation standards. The legally required certifications help ensure that products sold in the U.S. deliver significant energy and cost savings to the American public. The 27 companies include well known manufacturers, importers, and private labelers of appliance, plumbing, and lighting products. Read more »

FEATURED

Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter

Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter NEW NOW: OSRAM’s standalone solution for emergency lighting testing, reporting and maintenance. Meet the QBM DALI EL-T CONV, a converter transforming existing DALI emergency luminaires into wireless ones, all controlled by the same lighting system. Its benefits? Allowing you to design all the ... Read more »

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Continuous versus Discrete Calibration Sources: Consideration for Use

Continuous versus Discrete Calibration Sources: Consideration for Use Rapid advancements in the field of solid-state lighting have presented opportunities for the use of LED-based systems for calibrations typically performed with lamp-based sources. Their highly efficient and long-lived performance, rapid power up, and compact size have made LED-based sources an ... Read more »

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LUXTECH Offers First Compelling Flex Modules Designed to Replace Traditional Rigid Modules: LUXroll (UL Listed)

LUXTECH Offers First Compelling Flex Modules Designed to Replace Traditional Rigid Modules:  LUXroll (UL Listed) The Indirect Costs of Using Rigid Boards Make Switching to Flexible LED Modules a Compelling Choice. Read more »

EDITORIAL

New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio

New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio Lumileds added cyan, its eighth color, to the LUXEON Rubix high-power LED family enabling multi-color driven systems to produce very high CRI white light that is so important in entertainment lighting. Adding the cyan LED fills a significant wavelength gap between blue and green in a system and ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022

New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022 Frankfurt am Main, January 10, 2022. As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology to autumn 2022. Last December, intensive discussions with customers and cooperation partners had ... Read more »

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