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Featured | Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 04, 2015

Goniophotometric Measurements Conforming to Latest International Standards

A special cantilever for Instrument Systems' LGS 1000 permits quick and simple correction in accordance with CIE S 025 The compact LGS 1000 goniophotometer system by Instrument Systems guarantees precise determination of the spatial radiation characteristics of Solid State Lighting (SSL) products as well as lamps and luminaires. In addition, energy efficiency can be tested and evaluated in accordance with the European Ecodesign Directive for energy-related products. The newly developed correction of the burning position is a key upgrade for measurement in conformance with the latest international standard CIE S 025 and its European pendant EN 13032-4, in force since August 2015. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 21, 2015

Konica Minolta Launches a New Compact, Easy to Use CRI Illuminance Meter

Konica Minolta's new CL-70F CRI Illuminance Meter provides easy measurement and display of CRI, CCT, chromaticity, spectral information and gives a quick overview of all relevant values The CRI Illuminance meter CL-70F is a compact, lightweight, handheld entry-level instrument for measuring the colour and illuminance of light sources (including new LED and EL light sources). Measurement data is displayed in terms of CRI, tristimulus values, illuminance, chromaticity, dominant wavelength, excitation purity, correlated colour temperature, and difference values from a target. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 08, 2015

MTCS-C3 Colorimeter: Test System for LED Quality Control, Color Measurement and More

MAZeT's OEM Sensor Baord MTCS-C3 with USB interface for color measurements based on CIE1931 can be used as stand-alone USB color sensor The new MTCS-C3 product family enables users to implement their own True Color Colorimeter into lighting, backlight, LED tests, color selection or other applications. The MTCS-C3 is ideal to measure color coordinates (XYZ), CCT or brightness levels. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials + Tools | May 27, 2015

Everfine GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer

Everfine GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer is a CIE C-λ type goniophotometer system with two mirrors and photometer detectors that can measure photometric and colorimetric parameters on C-plane or cone suefaces. During measurement the tested luminaires keep stable while the mirror and photometer detectors rotate around it, so the most steady specified lighting state of tested luminaire can be achieved. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Apr 01, 2015

Fisnar Introduces the DC100 Programmable Precision Dispenser

Some of Fisnar's outstanding features are the easy use, lockable programs, versatility and narrow tolerances Fisnar is pleased to announce its new digital precision dispenser, the DC100. With more programmable features than any previous Fisnar dispenser, it boasts the ultimate in user control. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Mar 26, 2015

Well Established GL Spectis 1.0 Touch Now also Measures PAR & PPFD

GL Optic's GL Spectis 1.0 touch PAR/PPFD smart spectrometer also measures photon flux density relevant in plant growth applications The GL Spectis 1.0 touch by GL Optic is an intuitively operated spectral measurement instrument with touchscreen for mobile light measurement. Offering the accurate determination of photometric and radiometric values, such as the color rendering index (CRI), correlated color temperature (CCT), color coordinates, radiant power or luminous flux, the instrument provides data significant in quality control or research processes. The device, originally developed for lighting designers or luminaire and LED manufacturers has now been optimized for the measurement of radiation relevant during plant growth. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials + Tools | Mar 17, 2015

New Handheld SpectroRadiometer for Low Cost, Research Grade LED & Light Measurement

StellarNet's new handheld SpectroRadiometer is a 5x7 inch, touch-pad tablet interface based device Measure illuminance, chromaticity, CCT, dominant wavelength and full spectral distribution of all visible light 350-1100nm with the new Handheld SpectroRadiometer from StellarNet, Inc (UV & NIR options also available). The handheld design makes these instruments the first choice in portable testing, field demonstrations, installations, R&D and quality control. The system has a 5x7", touch-pad tablet interface that's both ergonomic and user-friendly. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Mar 09, 2015

Seren Photonics Announce Its Next Generation of Semi-Polar GaN on Sapphire Templates

According to research results, using semi-polar GaN has the ability to reduce droop in blue LEDs Seren Photonics Ltd is pleased to announce the launch of its latest generation of 11-22 GaN templates which continues to be based on Seren’s patented approach developed by Professor Tao Wang’s team at the University of Sheffield. The improved performance comes about through a manufacturing upgrade that not only improves crystal quality, but also enhances manufacturing yield. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Feb 05, 2015

Instrument Systems LumiCam 1300 Advanced – Six Filters for Precise Color Measurement

Instrument Systems' LumiCam 1300 Advanced provides more accurate measurement and eye sensitivity curve adjustment due to the six channels German specialist for light measurement solutions Instrument Systems presents the LumiCam 1300 Advanced. This new imaging photometer and colorimeter has been designed for the highest accuracy when analyzing the characteristics of displays and electronic panel graphics. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Feb 04, 2015

New Multi-Exposure (HDR) Feature for Radiant Colour and Luminance Camera Photometers

The new HDR function of SphereOptics' I- and Y-Series ProMetric™ imaging photometers offers a similar effect as in ordinary photo cameras extending the dynamic range while reducing image noise levels SphereOptics today introduced a new “multi-exposure” feature (also known as “HDR” or High Dynamic Range mode) for their I- and Y-Series ProMetric™ imaging photometers made by Radiant Vision Systems. Radiant Vision Systems, formerly known as Radiant Zemax, is well known for their ProMetric™ high performance imaging photometers and colorimeters (cameras which measure the amount and colour of light) which are widely used in the development and testing of flat panel displays, lighting, LEDs and in vehicle lighting applications. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jan 14, 2015

Labsphere Introduces New Series of Uniform Light Sources CCS-1000 for Calibration Tasks

Screenshot of Labsphere´s CCS-1000 system SW interface Every day improvements of cameras and sensors in terms of color perception and resolution lead to higher requirements in quality assurance and production control. Labsphere´s new series of uniform light sources CCS-1000 is dedicated to camera and sensor calibration in the production line. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 21, 2014

GL Optic GL Spectis 6.0 and GL Opti Sphere 500 for Large – Scale LED Measurement

The GL Spectis 6.0 is a laboratory-grade product engineered for large scale purposes In the realm of LED measurement and testing, a lot of attention has as of late been given to the development of small, handy size devices, allowing for the quick and easy assessment of any light source. GL OPTIC has therefore been continually developing its range of hand-held state-of-the-art spectrometers. Yet the need for top performing spectrometers in industrial or extensive laboratory settings has by no means diminished. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 07, 2014

GL Optic’s Introduces Improved Uniform Compact LED Reference Light Source for Calibration

The GL Opti Light LED 127 can be used as a calibration reference for cameras and other optical instruments.jpg The consumer electronics sector has been experiencing a boom in the ever-expanding offering of smartphones or tablets. Currently, practically each of these devices features high-quality cameras. This trend is in turn creating increased challenges for manufacturers of such products which faced with quality control requirements are expressing a need for reliable test systems to ensure consistent quality. A wide range of testing is required and may include setting or validating camera gain and offset, camera gamma and especially white point. In fact, most consumer and professional cameras need their white point verified for more than one type of illumination. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 29, 2014

ITRI Introduces ICTA Reducing LED Thermal Testing Time by More Than 90%

ITRI's new In-Line Compact Thermal Analyzer (ICTA) offers a measurement speed of 12,000 LEDs per hour, reducing each LED’s component thermal resistance testing time to 0.3 seconds Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's largest and one of the world's leading high-tech research and development institutions, is pleased to introduce In-Line Compact Thermal Analyzer (ICTA) Technology. The world's leading automatic thermal analyzer, ICTA offers a measurement speed of 12,000 LEDs per hour, reducing each LED's component thermal resistance testing time to 0.3 seconds. This is 2,000 times faster than the traditional lab method where only six components can be measured per hour. ITRI will receive a 2014 R&D 100 Award in November for this breakthrough technology in the "Imaging" category. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 30, 2014

Gigahertz-Optik Product Launch at LpS 2014 - Fast, Accurate and Flexible – Spectral Color Measurement Technology

Gigahertz-Optik's new BTS2048-VL meets all the requirements in LED measurement technology in industrial manufacturing processes With regards to photometric and colorimetric specifications, LED binning is a great challenge in light measurement technology due to the number of units. In addition to the highly accurate measurement values, the measurement time is also a significant factor. This does not only refer to a shortest possible measurement time and fast data transfer for high clock speeds. Precise synchronization of the measurement device with the system process is also of great importance. With the new BTS2048-VL, Gigahertz-Optik offers a spectral light and color measurement device that meets all the requirements in LED measurement technology in industrial manufacturing processes. Read more »


NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München LED manufacturer NICHIA, a specialist in highly efficient lighting, Human Centric Lighting and the imitation of natural light, will participate in the Munich Lichtwoche 2021 from 5 to 12 November with a light installation, two presentations and a discussion on the topic of UV-C. The light ... Read more »


deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime, November 3, 2021

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime,  November 3, 2021 The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar ... Read more »