| Apr 29, 2009

LUXEON Rebel ES Specified for Minimum 100 Lumen Per Watt Performance

Philips Lumileds today released LUXEON Rebel ES, the world’s first high-efficacy power LED specified to deliver a minimum of 100 lumens per Watt. As the global demand for efficient lighting solutions increases, Philips Lumileds is focusing on the performance characteristics that are most important to the lighting industry.

The company’s attention to efficacy makes it simpler to create solid-state lighting solutions that eclipse conventional solution efficiency in many applications such as outdoor and refrigeration.

   
“LUXEON Rebel ES meets two complementary objectives: extending the energy-saving ability of LED technology and simplifying LED product selection to make it easier for lighting designers to take advantage of those capabilities,” said Steve Barlow, Executive VP of Sales and Marketing at Philips Lumileds. “Both of these features will help the industry meet its energy reduction and sustainability goals.”
 
Creating energy efficient SSL applications is easier because, flux binning and forward voltage (Vf) binning selections are pre-determined to deliver 100 lumen per Watt efficacy. With one simple selection, color (CCT), lighting engineers can adopt LUXEON Rebel ES for their most efficient applications and begin reducing the energy required for many solutions.
  
LUXEON Rebel products are already known for their extremely small size, high-light output, long-useful life and ruggedness. LUXEON Rebel ES retains all these benefits while also offering:
  
• Specified 100 lumen per Watt performance.
• A path to minimizing energy consumption and reducing our carbon footprint.
• Simpler LED selection to speed design and manufacturing and to lower development costs.
• Robust performance over temperature to reduce efficacy and light output fluctuation.
  
These performance benefits are enabled by full implementation of Philips Lumileds’ thin film flip chip technology and the continuous improvement of epitaxial processes. Through these and other ongoing technology advances, the company continues to support the lighting industry’s need for brighter, more efficient, long-lasting power LEDs.
   
Availability:
LUXEON Rebel ES is available from Future Lighting Solutions (www.futurelightingsolutions.com) with standard lead times. Future is the exclusive provider of LUXEON power LEDs and a strategic partner dedicated to making it easier for luminaire manufacturers to develop solid-state lighting solutions.
    
About Philips Lumileds:
Philips Lumileds is the world's leading provider of power LEDs for everyday lighting applications. The company's recent records for light output, efficacy and thermal management are direct results of the ongoing commitment to advancing solid-state lighting technology and enabling lighting solutions that are more environmentally friendly, help reduce CO2 emissions and reduce the need for power plant expansion. Philips Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling never before possible applications in hospitality, outdoor lighting, retail lighting and in homes. More information about the company's LUXEON LED products and solid-state lighting technologies can be found at www.philipslumileds.com.
    
About Royal Philips Electronics:
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG)(AEX: PHI) is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 26 billion in 2008, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.
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