Components | Controls | Smart Lighting & IoT | Indoor Applications | Feb 22, 2018

Tridonic basicDIM Wireless Light Control - Simple Installation and Commissioning

Tridonic basicDIM Wireless Light Control - Simple Installation and Commissioning Tridonic's compact basicDIM wireless control module paves the way for easy wireless communication with up to 127 luminaires. It is suited primarily to projects that need no direct IP connection and that aim to achieve more lighting comfort in a cost-effective manner and with no additional wiring. Read more »

Featured | Components | Drivers | Smart Lighting | Feb 08, 2018

GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module

GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module GRE Alpha announced the release of its cutting-edge ENO-DIM dimming module with integrated EnOcean technology. The spring-loaded terminal simplifies installation and is compatible with any EnOcean-enabled wireless switch. With the ready to install dimming module, it's just plug and play. The ENO-DIM is available in three regional frequency versions: 902 MHz in North America, 928 MHz in Japan, and 868 MHz in Europe and China. Read more »

Featured | Components | Drivers | Outdoor Applications | Feb 01, 2018

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver MOSO, one of the most influential and well-known new energy enterprises in China, dedicates to provide the efficient, intelligent and safe outdoor LED power supply solutions by introducing its programmable LDP series worldwide. Read more »

Components | Driver IC | Jan 31, 2018

Infineon Introduces BCR430U to Improve Efficiency of LED Strips

Infineon Introduces BCR430U to Improve Efficiency of LED Strips Infineon Technologies AG releases BCR430U, a constant current linear LED driver IC. The BCR430U provides industry-leading drop performance for regulating LED current in standalone operation. No external power transistor is needed. Typical applications for the BCR430U include LED strips, architectural LED lighting, LED displays as well as retail, appliance and emergency lighting. Read more »

Components | Connectivity | Smart Lighting & IoT | Jan 31, 2018

Digi International - NEW Digi XBee3 Series Smart Edge IoT Modules and Modems

Digi International - NEW Digi XBee3 Series Smart Edge IoT Modules and Modems Digi International®, a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, today announced the availability of the Digi® XBee3™ series of next-generation RF modules and cellular modems. Introducing a new micro form factor option capable of supporting greater IoT innovation at the network edge, Digi XBee3 series extends its modular approach to IoT connectivity, enabling the integration of new functions as needs arise and regional requirements change. Included in its micro size, Digi XBee3 also offers MicroPython programmability and dual-mode radios that provide wireless design flexibility and enable easily added functionality for innovative IoT solutions that can be more quickly developed, prototyped and mass-produced. Read more »

Components | Drivers | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jan 31, 2018

Inventronics Expands Family of Low-Power, Compact LED Drivers

Inventronics Expands Family of Low-Power, Compact LED Drivers The EUC Family of constant-current LED drivers is ideal for lower power luminaires that may be subject to environment and space constrained challenges. They are available in popular fixed output currents and offer increased flexibility through isolated 0-10 V dimming and a compact shape that allows them to be installed in space constrained luminaires. Read more »

Components | Driver IC | Jan 31, 2018

Constant-Current LED Drivers Now Offered in Low-Profile DFN Package

Constant-Current LED Drivers Now Offered in Low-Profile DFN Package In response to growing demand for smaller LED lighting installations that also provide high efficiency and ultra-low EMI, Diodes Incorporated has extended its popular BCR420U and BCR421U families of linear LED drivers to include the BCR420UFD and BCR421UFD devices in the ultra-low profile DFN2020 package, making them well-suited for 12 V and 24 V LED edge-lighting applications. Read more »

Components | Electronic Component | EMC Filters | Jan 31, 2018

TDK Introduces New Compact Noise Suppression Filters for LED Lighting

TDK Introduces New Compact Noise Suppression Filters for LED Lighting TDK Corporation has expanded the MAF series of noise suppression filters with the new MAF2520ASS600C type that is designed especially for LED lighting systems. The new multilayer filter has compact dimensions of just 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm x 0.85 mm and features a suppression of spurious noise between 20 MHz and 100 MHz that is equivalent with that of larger wire-wound components. Read more »

Components | Drivers | Smart Lighting & IoT | Jan 31, 2018

OEM Systems Group's Now Offer for the Digitalization of Light

OEM Systems Group's Now Offer for the Digitalization of Light Mega-trends such as digitalization or the Internet of Things will fundamentally change lighting technology in coming years. Solutions are in demand that bring together intelligent control, connectivity, flexibility and the possibility to individualize. Today, the new LED electronic control gear units from the OEM Systems Group in the ZITARES wiz series already point the way towards this networked future. The LED ECGs represent a high-performance unit together with the correspondingly new EXELIQO software. Read more »

Components | Drivers | Outdoor Applications | Indoor Applications | Jan 09, 2018

GlacialPower Launches the IP67 GP-CVM200P LED Driver Series

GlacialPower Launches the IP67 GP-CVM200P LED Driver Series GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the GP-CVM200P constant voltage LED driver series. It rated power output of 200 W is available in 12 V, 24 V, 36 V and 48 V models. The active power factor correction driver delivers the excellent efficiency up to 93% and has a very low no load consumption under 0.5 watt at 230 VAC. Read more »

Components | Drivers | Dec 15, 2017

Inventronics Expands Switch-Selectable LED Driver Family

Inventronics Expands Switch-Selectable LED Driver Family Inventronics has introduced a family extension of switch-selectable IP67 LED drivers that provide the flexibility of adjustable output currents without any software or programming set up. This is accomplished with a 4-position switch that can be used to set up 16 different output current levels. The switch is accessed through a secure cover which allows the driver to maintain an IP67 rating which is ideal for harsh indoor and outdoor conditions such as street, area, bay and tunnel lighting. Read more »

Components | Electronic Component | PFC Controller | Dec 07, 2017

Diodes Introduces New Offline Constant Voltage and PFC Controller for Connected LED Lighting

Diodes Introduces New Offline Constant Voltage and PFC Controller for Connected LED Lighting Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, today introduced the AL1788. This high-performance offline constant voltage and PFC controller has been developed to combine high power factor correction (PFC) with low total harmonic distortion (THD) and low standby power, making it well-suited for commercial applications and connected lighting requirements. Read more »

Components | Drivers | Smart Lighting & IoT | Dec 06, 2017

Upowertek Announces DALI Compatibility for 50-400W BLD Series LED Driver

Upowertek Announces DALI Compatibility for 50-400W BLD Series LED Driver DALI (digital addressable lighting interface) protocol is very commonly used for intelligent lighting control according to IEC 62386 from the fluorescent age and many retrofitting projects using LED lights require DALI compatibility. Upowertek recently announced that BLD series support DALI control, and still own all the existing features like NFC programming without having to power on the driver and dim to off with low standby power. Read more »

Components | Smart Lighting & IoT | Sensors | Dec 04, 2017

Tristimulus Sensor Supports Accurate Measurement of Photobiologically Active Light

Tristimulus Sensor Supports Accurate Measurement of Photobiologically Active Light ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduced the AS7264N, a tri-stimulus sensor which provides measurements of color that closely match the human eye’s response to the visible light spectrum. The new sensor also accurately measures blue-light wavelengths, which researchers have linked to important health effects such as disruption or management of the circadian rhythm, accelerated eye aging, and eye strain. Read more »

Featured | Components | Drivers | Nov 30, 2017

E-Lemon - The First Driver with integrated IP67 Connectors in the Market

E-Lemon - The First Driver with integrated IP67 Connectors in the Market E-Lemon has developed and marketed an innovative LED driver with integrated IP67 waterproof connectors, which allows leak-proof installations in your garden or bathrooms. Read more »

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GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module

GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module GRE Alpha announced the release of its cutting-edge ENO-DIM dimming module with integrated EnOcean technology. The spring-loaded terminal simplifies installation and is compatible with any EnOcean-enabled wireless switch. With the ready to install dimming module, it's just plug and play. The ... Read more »

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LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects

LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects The acronym LiFi (Light Fidelity) was born at the beginning of the 2010s. Its name derives from the very well-known WiFi (Wireless Fidelity). The term VLC (Visible Light Communication) is used in the restricted instances of visible light. Mr. Luc Chassage who works for Oledcomm and the Versailles ... Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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