Business News | Sep 09, 2010

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

Lights of America - Accent LED Light Bulb - Inside. Agency charges Lights of America with misrepresenting the light output and life expectancy of its Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs. One LED bulb promoted as producing 90 lumens allegedly tested at 43 lumens, less than half the company claimed. Read more »

Business News | Jul 31, 2010

2050 Pathways Analysis - UK

Climate change affects the entire planet, and is by definition a global issue. The UK is taking world-leading action at home to address the problem, but ultimately we need global solutions. Energy is a global issue too. The UK imports an increasing amount of its energy, and, the supplies are to remain secure and priced competitively. Read more »

Business News | Apr 30, 2010

China Expo Lighting 2010

China Expo uses advanced LED technology to light up the night and save up to 70% of the energy used by traditional lighting. A look at how it was done. Read more »

Business News | Nov 11, 2009

News from Interlight Moscow 2009

Mitch Sayers (CREE) announced new lighting class multi-chip X-Lamp MPL-EZW for bin reduction for Q1/2010. Kurt Seelig (Alanod) showed reflector solutions based on miro-silver material with 90% over-all efficiency. Mike Hanney (Polymer Optics) showed advanced solutions for mixing optics with lens-reflector combination. Arno @ LED professional - Moscow. Read more »

Business News | Jan 13, 2009

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition To Add a Second LED Exhibit Hall in 2009

The 14th annual Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition to be held June 9-12, 2009 at the China Import and Export Fair, Pazhou Complex, in Guangzhou, China, is adding a second LED exhibit hall this year. The LED booths were very popular last year, perhaps due in part to complement the growing interest in the China LED market in China. Read more »

Business News | Dec 09, 2008

EU Ban on Incandescent Lamps Will Help Consumers and the Climate

OSRAM welcomes the European Union directive to phase out incandescent lamps. The replacement of 3.5 billion incandescent lamps installed throughout Europe will lead to a reduction in the power consumed by lighting systems by more than 30 percent. “The decision by the EU will help protect the climate and will help consumers reduce their electricity costs”, said Martin Goetzeler, CEO of OSRAM. Read more »

Business News | Jun 21, 2008

Opto Taiwan 2008: IRTI showcasing new LED technologies and products

Taiwan`s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is showcasing several new LED technologies and products at the Opto Taiwan 2008 optoelectronics trade show. Read more »

Business News | Jun 04, 2008

UK Government recruits Expert to drive Public Procurement of Ultra-efficient Lighting

Dr Geoff Archenhold, has been seconded as an Industrial Advisor to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) to help drive the use of public procurement of ultra energy efficient lighting and to promote the Government’s sustainability objectives. Read more »

Business News | Jan 21, 2008

Strategies Unlimited Reports on the Growth Opportunities for High Power LED Diver ICs Beyond Mobile Applications

General Illumination, signs and displays, and automotive applications will register a CAGR of 33% over the forecast period. 2007-2011. The dramatic improvements in the performance of HB LEDs open new high growth opportunities for LED Driver ICs outside mobile applications. Read more »

Business News | Nov 30, 2007

DOE Invitation to Participate SSL Demonstrations Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites participation in the DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology Demonstration program. DOE SSL demonstration projects showcase high-performance LED products in a variety of commercial and residential applications, providing hard data on product performance and cost-effectiveness. DOE seeks to assemble demonstration teams that match host sites with appropriate products and partners. To learn more about how to participate in DOE SSL demonstrations, or to download applications for manufacturers, host sites, or utilities/energy efficiency organizations, visit: Read more »

Business News | Sep 14, 2007

DOE Issues Final ENERGY STAR Criteria for SSL Products

energy_star_logo-gif The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the final ENERGY STAR´Program Requirements for Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Luminaires intended for general illumination. Many thanks to all who provided comments on the criteria over many months of development. Your input was very helpful in improving the criteria. Read more »

Business News | Jul 12, 2007

Toronto Shifts to LED Lighting as Answer for Energy Efficiency

The Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA) today announced that Toronto is joining Raleigh, N.C. in a citywide initiative to install light-emitting diode (LED) lighting throughout its infrastructure. The LED City™ program, which was launched in February by City of Raleigh officials and LED manufacturer Cree, Inc., fosters collaboration among municipalities as they deploy energy-efficient lighting to deliver cost savings and environmental benefits. Read more »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »