White LEDs | LEDs | Components | Jun 07, 2017

Cree’s Enhanced XLamp CXA2 LEDs Set New Performance Standard

Cree’s Enhanced XLamp CXA2 LEDs Set New Performance Standard CXA2 LEDs deliver the best reliability, highest efficacy and new premium colors including high fidelity (98 CRI) and specialty color points with up to 50% higher efficacy than LEDs of similar sizes and light quality. The CXA2 Standard Density LEDs deliver up to 10% higher light output levels across all CRIs and light emitting surface sizes. Customers can upgrade existing designs and sell to color quality conscious applications: museums, retail, medical lighting. Read more »

White LEDs | LEDs | Components | May 23, 2017

Lumileds Sets New Standard for Efficiency and Reliability in Popular Mid Power Package

Lumileds Sets New Standard for Efficiency and Reliability in Popular Mid Power Package The LUXEON 2835E 3V LED achieves up to 170 lm/W with superior lumen maintenance to that of competing LEDs. Read more »

LEDs | CoB LEDs | Components | Apr 24, 2017

Luminus Gen 2 XH LED Delivers Knockout Punch to Metal Halide: More Light Output, More Center Beam Candlepower

Luminus Gen 2 XH LED Delivers Knockout Punch to Metal Halide: More Light Output, More Center Beam Candlepower Luminus Devices, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-performance LEDs and solid-state light sources, today announced its superior alternative to metal halide, the Gen 2 XH Series chip-on-board (COB) LED array. With substantial increases in light output and density, as well as color rendering, Luminus’ Gen 2 XH Series directly addresses the requirements of lighting designers and retailers for punch and the ability to create dramatic scenes. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Apr 24, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board Packages for Spotlights and Other Directional Lighting

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board Packages  for Spotlights and Other Directional Lighting Samsung Electronics announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

LEDs | Color LEDs | Components | Apr 03, 2017

Cree Launches the Industry’s Brightest and Most Efficient Royal Blue LED

Cree Launches the Industry’s Brightest and Most Efficient Royal Blue LED Cree, Inc. announces the new XLamp® XP-G3 Royal Blue LED, the industry’s highest performing Royal Blue LED. The new XP-G3 LED doubles the maximum light output of similar size competing LEDs and delivers breakthrough wall-plug efficiency of up to 81 percent. This superior performing Royal Blue LED expands Cree’s leading high power portfolio, enabling lighting manufacturers to deliver differentiated LED solutions for applications such as horticulture, architectural and entertainment lighting. Read more »

Featured | LEDs | Components | Apr 03, 2017

Cree’s Second Gen XLamp® XHP70.2 Extreme High Power LED

Cree’s Second Gen XLamp® XHP70.2 Extreme High Power LED Cree’s XLamp XHP70.2 LED, the second generation of the highest output Extreme High Power LED delivers up to 9% more lumens and 18% higher LPW than the first XHP70 LED. The XHP70.2 provides up to 58% higher lumen density than the closest competitor LED of the same size, enabling smaller luminaires and better optical control for high-lumen lighting applications. The XHP70.2 features the same 7.0x7.0 mm footprint and provides an easy drop-in upgrade for existing XHP70 designs. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Mar 27, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages Samsung Electronics announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

LEDs | Components | Mar 20, 2017

Cree's Second Gen. XHP LED Delivers Unmatched Efficacy & Lumen Density

Cree's Second Gen. XHP LED Delivers Unmatched Efficacy & Lumen Density Cree, Inc. introduces the XLamp® XHP70.2 LED, the second generation of the highest output Extreme High Power LED, which delivers up to 9 percent more lumens and 18 percent higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the first generation XHP70 LED. The XHP70.2 LED provides up to 58 percent higher lumen density than the closest competitor LED of the same size, enabling smaller luminaires and better optical control for high-lumen lighting applications than ever before. Read more »

LEDs | AC CoB LEDs | Components | Mar 09, 2017

Seoul Semiconductor Brings Direct-AC LEDs to a New Dimension Introducing Acrich COB

Seoul Semiconductor Brings Direct-AC LEDs to a New Dimension Introducing Acrich COB Seoul Semiconductor, a world leader in LED technology, presents the new Acrich COB family of products targeting the high-quality and high efficiency lighting market. “The Acrich COB family is an entirely new LED concept, adopting its proprietary Acrich MJT technology - multi-junction LED technology and direct AC technology on a COB platform, ,” said Nam Ki-Bum, Chief Technology Officer of Seoul Semiconductor. “In addition to the MJT COB and AC COB line-ups, Seoul Semiconductor will also be launching two enhanced COB products this year, and we are going to market them worldwide together with all our high-quality LED solutions.” Read more »

LEDs | CoB LEDs | Components | Mar 02, 2017

Luminus Expands Its COB LED Portfolio with New, Higher CRI and Gamut Options

Luminus Expands Its COB LED Portfolio with New, Higher CRI and Gamut Options Luminus Devices, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-performance LEDs and solid-state light sources, today announced volume availability of its new Xtreme Sensus chip-on-board (COB) LED array. Xtreme Sensus gives retailers and visual merchandisers new options for illuminating displays or creating atmospheres that make people feel engaged and excited. Building on the success of Sensus, Xtreme Sensus is even further below the blackbody locus and delivers an even brighter, ‘pure white’ light that studies have shown is preferred by observers. Luminus engineered Xtreme Sensus with an extended gamut area, greater than 130, which means colors will be saturated and provide a sense of energy while remaining aligned with people’s mental expectations for visual correctness. Read more »

Horticulture | Featured | Color LEDs | LEDs | Components | Mar 01, 2017

Cree Offers Industry’s Brightest, Most Efficient Horticulture LEDs

Cree Offers Industry’s Brightest, Most Efficient Horticulture LEDs Cree’s new XLamp® XP-E & XQ-E High Efficiency (HE) Photo Red LEDs deliver up to 21% higher output than the previous generations of XQ-E and XP-E Photo Red LEDs, enabling horticulture lighting manufacturers to deliver higher performance products, reduce luminaire size and lower system cost. The XP-E HE Photo Red LED is the first photo red LED to break the 1 W radiant flux barrier at 85°C, while the XQ-E HE Photo Red delivers over twice the PPF output per area compared to the closest competitor. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Feb 27, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages Samsung Electronics announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

LEDs | CoB LEDs | Components | Feb 22, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

Filament LEDs | LEDs | Components | Feb 15, 2017

Seoul Semiconductor Starts Mass Production of its Patented Filament LEDs

Seoul Semiconductor Starts Mass Production of its Patented Filament LEDs Seoul Semiconductor, a world leader in LED-technology, announced the immediate start of the mass production of its LED Chip-On-Board Package for use in LED filament bulbs, a market currently estimated to be $1.3 billion globally. Read more »

LEDs | Displays | Components | RGB LEDs | Feb 14, 2017

New Cree C1010 LEDs for High Definition Indoor Video Screens

New Cree C1010 LEDs for High Definition Indoor Video Screens Cree, Inc. announces the C1010 LED, a breakthrough three-in-one RGB Surface Mount Device (SMD) LED that enables display manufacturers to create state-of-the-art video displays that are sharper and more dynamic than previously possible. Featuring the best far field pattern matching and the lowest power consumption in its class, the new LED delivers 40 percent better contrast ratio and a longer lifetime than competing LEDs. The C1010 is the only high density display LED with zero cross talk between pixels, eliminating the need for louvers that add cost and weight to displays. Read more »

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WHITE PAPER - Why an EMI Filter in Your Lighting Application is a Must

WHITE PAPER - Why an EMI Filter in Your Lighting Application is a Must From high voltage ballasts for fluorescent bulbs to LED accent lighting, advancements in lighting technologies for industrial and domestic markets have led to a surge in EMI concerns. Luckily, mitigating EMI early on, avoiding costly product redesigns and delays, can be as simple as ... Read more »

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Precise Measurement of UV Light Sources for Disinfection

Precise Measurement of UV Light Sources for Disinfection UV radiation encompasses a very wide wavelength spectrum between 10 and 400 nm and is subdivided in ISO Standard 21348 into three ranges. The UVC range between 100 and 280nm is currently extremely relevant for air and water disinfection for combating COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic ... Read more »

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Signify: New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations Are Met

Signify: New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations Are Met Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), confirms that its leading lighting portfolio will meet the new EU Ecodesign and Energy labeling regulations, which will affect all lighting products in the EU Member States from September 2021 onwards. The new regulations are representative of the enormous transition that ... Read more »

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New DLC Report: Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls

New DLC Report: Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls explores the current interest in networked lighting controls (NLC) and the benefits various stakeholders can attain from championing interoperable systems. The report details three specific and actionable use cases and explains why interoperability ... Read more »

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Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Prof. Ruairí O'Brien, Founder of Ruairí O'Brien Lighting Design

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Prof. Ruairí O'Brien, Founder of Ruairí O'Brien Lighting Design Ruairí O'Brien, associate professor and head of the Architecture and Visual design department at the German University in Cairo and CEO of Ruairí O'Brien. Architektur. Licht Raumkunst, surprised and delighted the audience with his lecture at LpS 2016 when he talked about allowing darkness. He ... Read more »

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See and Be Seen: New LED from Osram Ensures Optimal Visibility in Dense Fog

See and Be Seen: New LED from Osram Ensures Optimal Visibility in Dense Fog Dense fog and poor visibility repeatedly lead to serious rear-end collisions. In poor weather conditions, good visibility through a bright rear fog light is very important. The Synios P2720 CR from Osram provides many benefits to manufacturers of rear combination lamps, such as enabling compact ... Read more »