Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting & IoT | Indoor Applications | Dec 02, 2019

Xicato Expands Family of Miniature Smart Drivers with Wireless Control

Xicato Expands Family of Miniature Smart Drivers with Wireless Control Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality light sources, today announced the general availability of XMD, a purpose-built form factor Xicato grade driver that fits into compact track adapters for elegant designs. XMD's narrow, rectangular and low-profile footprint allows Luminaire designs with minimal visual impact with deep-dimming and smart driver control with wireless BLE option. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | CoB LEDs | Oct 31, 2019

Lumileds Boosts Intensity of CoBs for Spotlights and Downlights

Lumileds Boosts Intensity of CoBs for Spotlights and Downlights Lumileds today introduced three lines of CoBs: the LUXEON CX Plus CoB (Gen 2), LUXEON CX Plus CoB – High Density and LUXEON CX Plus CoB – High Density (Below BBL), drop-in upgrades for Lumileds and competing arrays. The second generation arrays feature industry leading performance and a 14% flux improvement vs. the previous generation. Delivered in a range of light emitting surfaces (LES) (4.5, 6, 12 and 14mm) and correlated color temperatures of 2700K to 5000K, the Gen 2 arrays provide excellent efficiency of above 140 lm/W at 3000 K 80 CRI or 122 lm/W at 3000 K 90 CRI. Read more »

Components | High Power LEDs | White LEDs | Human Centric Lighting | Melanopic Ratio | Oct 28, 2019

Luminus Salud™ LEDs Suppress Melatonin and Deliver Warm, Comfortable Illumination

Luminus Salud™ LEDs Suppress Melatonin and Deliver Warm, Comfortable Illumination Luminus Devices expands its illumination portfolio today with the introduction of the Salud line of 3030 mid-power LEDs. Salud LEDs are the first with datasheet specified melanopic ratios (MRs) in addition to CRI, R9, CCT, and Flux. By enhancing the spectrum with cyan for melatonin suppression and enriching the 660 nm emission for natural skin tones and excellent red-rendering, Luminus Salud LEDs can deliver warmer, more comfortable light that keeps people healthy, alert, and productive. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Daylight White | Zhaga Compliant | Indoor Applications | Oct 24, 2019

Xicato's New Daylight 5600 K LED Source Is Here

Xicato's New Daylight 5600 K LED Source Is Here Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality light sources, today announced the general availability of Daylight 5600 K CCT. As one of the best approximations of sunlight indoors, it delivers rich, accurate colors with high gamut, CRI 95+ and R9 of 90+, with a consistency and reliability that has set Xicato lights apart. Read more »

Components | LEDs | CoB LEDs | White LEDs | Indoor Applications | Oct 15, 2019

Xicato Announces Availability of XOB with 14.5mm LES

Xicato Announces Availability of XOB with 14.5mm LES Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality light sources, today announced the immediate availability of the XOB high-density light source in 14.5mm LES with nearly 5,000 lumens output. The benchmark light quality of XOB series with an R9 of 50 at 90CRI and an R9 of 90 at 95CRI provide the best options for strong color rendering in industry standard sizes for easy adoption. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Human Centric Lighting | Indoor Applications | Oct 09, 2019

Bridgelux Delivers New Lighting Solutions, Naturally

Bridgelux Delivers New Lighting Solutions, Naturally Enabling LED industry transformation for over 15 years, Bridgelux today reinforced its focus and commitment to the lighting market with the commercial availability of Thrive™ surface mount device (SMD) 2835 and V Series™ chip-on-board (COB) parts. Thrive white point options are designed to closely match the spectra of natural light by reducing blue spikes and cyan valleys, and providing full spectrum, human centric LED lighting solutions. Read more »

Components | LEDs | Smart LEDs | Automotive | Oct 07, 2019

Everlight Releases EL SmartLED Series for Automotive Interior Applications

Everlight Releases EL SmartLED Series for Automotive Interior Applications Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, releases a new generation of lighting products for automotive interior application to bring more convenience to our life. The new EL SmartLED (S-Smart, M-Multi Function, A-Automotive, R-RGB, T-Technology) Series is suitable for automotive interior lighting applications to present colorful combinations in the vehicle interior. Featuring a unique package technology to achieve improved uniformity of light, the EL SmartLED Series embedded intelligent IC driver can better manage colors and adjust brightness via a controller. We expect to provide complete and smart solutions for OEMs. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Tunable White Light | Human Centric Lighting | Oct 04, 2019

Unveiled at LpS 2019: Nichia's 2-in-1 Tunable White LED Begins Changing the Game

Unveiled at LpS 2019: Nichia's 2-in-1 Tunable White LED Begins Changing the Game Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tunable white mid power 3030 LED to the public on September 19th. The game changing NF2W757G-MT was unveiled, in detail, one week later at LpS 2019 in Bregenz, Austria. As previously announced, this cutting-edge technology gives design and operational freedom to luminaire manufacturers around the world. Read more »

Components | LEDs | Multi-Color LEDs | High Power LEDs | Special Applications | Sep 09, 2019

YUJILEDS Releases a New Generation of High Power RGBWW LEDs with High CRI

YUJILEDS Releases a New Generation of High Power RGBWW LEDs with High CRI YUJILEDS lab has announced the state-of-the-art R&D results in the high CRI monochromatic tunable spectrum field. Based on the superposition of spectrum, the new product of 7070 LED, integrated 5 channels - red, green, blue, cold white and warm white within one packaged LED. The technology is mainly required in photography and film lighting, but also has a potential for any areas that demand various colors or CCTs, like entertainment venue or horticulture lighting. Read more »

Components | LEDs | Automotive | Sep 02, 2019

ProLight Opto Announced 9-chip Automotive Headlamp LED

ProLight Opto Announced 9-chip Automotive Headlamp LED Continue on with the success of the Pro-CSP Headlamp series launched in 2018, ProLight Opto this year announced a new Pro-CSP product – 9-chip headlamp LED which combines high beam and low beam in a single LED package. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Quantum Dots | May 21, 2019

Osram Quantum Dots Make LEDs Even More Efficient

Osram Quantum Dots Make LEDs Even More Efficient Quantum Dots (QD), an innovative, tunable light conversion technology is now being used for the first time in the Osconiq S 3030 QD mid-power LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors. It marks the first step towards new LED components for the general lighting market. Osram's new mid-power LED Osconiq S 3030 QD was specially developed for area lighting and downlight applications and will empower customers to realize luminaires with high efficacy and excellent color rendering. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Human Centric Lighting | May 17, 2019

Nichia's Vitasolis Enables Breakthrough Human Centric Lighting

Nichia's Vitasolis Enables Breakthrough Human Centric Lighting Nichia Corporation will unveil a state-of-the-art LED spectrum technology, called Vitasolis at LIGHTFAIR International (USA, May 21 -23). This technology, which will be first incorporated in Nichia's market leading 757 platform, will help control human circadian rhythm via a unique spectrum meant to stimulate activity. While Nichia previously presented the technology at The Phosphor Global Summit 2019 as well as the 2019 Department of Energy SSL R&D Workshop, Vitasolis will be on display at LIGHTFAIR International within Nichia's Booth #1119. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | CoB LEDs | Spot Lights | May 15, 2019

Luminus Devices Pico-CoBs Offer the Smallest LES and Enable Tiny Light Fixtures with Punch

Luminus Devices Pico-CoBs Offer the Smallest LES and Enable Tiny Light Fixtures with Punch Luminus Devices is expanding its Gen4 LED CoB portfolio with two new Pico-CoBs with high-output and very small light emitting surfaces (LES) that enable spotlights with compact form factors, narrow beam angles, and high center beam candle power. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Human Centric Lighting | Indoor Applications | Mar 13, 2019

Bridgelux Introduces Thrive - Human Centric Light Spectrum Mimicking Sunlight

Bridgelux Introduces Thrive - Human Centric Light Spectrum Mimicking Sunlight Bridgelux announced Thrive, a family of white point options for surface mount devices (SMD), V Series™, Vero® Series and Vesta® Series chip-on-board (COB) products designed to closely mimic the sun and provide a new class of full spectrum, human centric light emitting diode (LED) white point solutions. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Retrofit | Mar 11, 2019

Lumileds Boosts Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness of Luxeon 2835E for Retrofit Lamps & Downlights

Lumileds Boosts Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness of Luxeon 2835E for Retrofit Lamps & Downlights Lumileds introduced a new version of the Luxeon 2835E 9V LED specifically optimized for the typical drive current of retrofit lamps and downlights, 100 mA. Lamp designers will achieve a 5% boost in efficacy over the 60 mA LED when driven at the same current, leading to more efficient retrofit lamps including A19, PAR and B11 lamps. Forward voltage drops by 4% as well. For instance, at 2700K and 80 CRI, the Luxeon 2835E 9V produces 118 lm and achieves 127 lm/W at 9.3V (versus 120 lm/W at 9.7 V). Read more »

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