Components | LEDs | Flip-Chip LED | Jan 31, 2018

LG Innotek Introduces Groundbreaking Solution for Premium Lighting

LG Innotek Introduces Groundbreaking Solution for Premium Lighting LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an "advanced flip chip LED package" that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300°C soldering process. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Jan 31, 2018

Lumileds Achieves Performance Breakthrough on Luxeon 5050

Lumileds Achieves Performance Breakthrough on Luxeon 5050 Lumileds today introduced an upgraded Luxeon 5050 that sets the standard for high lumen per watt (lm/W) for high bay and street lighting applications. With newly released LM-80 reliability data, the product also meets DLC Premium V4.1 requirements, enabling fixture manufacturers’ access to high utility rebates and energy savings. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Jan 29, 2018

Nichia Launches Ultra-High CRI White LED - Optisolis™

Nichia Launches Ultra-High CRI White LED - Optisolis™ Since the birth of human, light (AKARI) has been indispensable. Light generates such a strong feeling, it has kept people throughout history longing for lighting that is most similar to that of natural daylight or fire. To further improve the overall quality of light as "AKARI”, Nichia Corporation has developed an Ultra-High Color Rendering white LED named Optisolis™. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Jan 08, 2018

Everlight Presents 5630X LED Series for Professional Commercial and Industrial Lighting

Everlight Presents 5630X LED Series for Professional Commercial and Industrial Lighting Everlight, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, applied its latest technology into the development of the new 5630X Series, a new lighting LED with up to 228 lm/W (5000 K) in luminous efficacy meets the highest luminance requirements of professional commercial and industrial lighting applications. Read more »

Components | LEDs | microLEDs | Jan 05, 2018

Plessey Commits to Launching Industry’s First Monolithic microLED Displays

Plessey Commits to Launching Industry’s First Monolithic microLED Displays Plessey Semiconductor, a leading developer of award-winning optoelectronic technology solutions, today announces its commitment to being the first to market with a monolithic microLED based display based on GaN-on-Silicon. Read more »

Components | LEDs | Automotive | Dec 21, 2017

New Osram LED for Headlights on all Vehicle Classes

New Osram LED for Headlights on all Vehicle Classes Oslon Compact PL combines new chip technology with excellent thermal properties Osram Opto Semiconductors has added the new Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of products for the automotive sector. The LED is particularly suitable for use in vehicle headlights. It can be used for adaptive glare-free high beam, daytime running lights, low beam and standard high beam. This all-rounder combines improved design with low system costs, making it suitable for different vehicle classes and accessible to a broad spectrum of customers. Read more »

Components | OLEDs | Flexible OLEDs | Dec 12, 2017

LG Display’s Gen 5 OLED Production Started in New Facility at Gumi

LG Display’s Gen 5 OLED Production Started in New Facility at Gumi LG Display announced that the company started mass production at its new Gen 5 OLED light panel production line in Gumi, Korea and launched its new OLED light brand, Luflex. With these moves, the company will lead the lighting market, providing a powerful boost to the nascent sector globally. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Dec 07, 2017

Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED

Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs. Built on Cree’s groundbreaking NX Technology Platform, the XD16 LED combines breakthrough lumen density, low optical cross-talk, unsurpassed thermal contact and ease of system manufacturing to enable innovative new designs for a broad spectrum of lighting applications, such as color-tuning, street, portable and industrial. Read more »

Featured | Components | CoB LEDs | Dec 04, 2017

Cree CMA LEDs Provide Best-in-Class Lumen Output and Efficacy

Cree CMA LEDs Provide Best-in-Class Lumen Output and Efficacy Cree’s new XLamp® CMA High Current LED Arrays provide the industry’s best lumen density and efficacy for metal-based COB LEDs. CMA LEDs deliver up to 2 ½ times the lumen density of Cree’s Standard Density CXA2 LEDs. The new CMA LEDs are compatible with existing CXA2 holders and optics, enabling lighting manufacturers to boost lumen output with minimal redesign. CMA LEDs feature a new innovative metal COB technology that delivers higher reliability than competing metal COBs. Read more »

Components | CoB LEDs | Certifications | Nov 21, 2017

Seoul Semiconductor's 25W SunLike First in the World to Receive Low Risk Eye Safety Certification

Seoul Semiconductor's 25W SunLike First in the World to Receive Low Risk Eye Safety Certification The world-leading LED company Seoul Semiconductor (Head office: Ansan-si, Korea, CEO: Chung Hoon Lee, hereinafter Seoul Semiconductor) announced that SunLike, which implements light which comes closest to sunlight, received an RG-1 Eye Safety certification based on the safety of its light source and was recognized for the highest level of safety amongst 25W COB type LED. Read more »

Components | CoB LEDs | Commercial Lighting | Nov 20, 2017

Samsung Introduces Chip-on-Board LED Packages Optimized for Commercial Lighting

Samsung Introduces Chip-on-Board LED Packages Optimized for Commercial Lighting Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced digital component solutions, today announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” The packages are engineered to bring out the most desirable color tones of objects whose viewing is particularly color-sensitive, making them optimal for many commercial lighting applications. Read more »

Components | Color LEDs | Nov 20, 2017

Lumileds' Market Leading Color Portfolio Gets Double-Digit Performance Upgrades

Lumileds' Market Leading Color Portfolio Gets Double-Digit Performance Upgrades Lumileds announced that it has considerably improved the flux across its color LED family. Performance improvements to the flagship Luxeon C Color Line includes 20% higher lumen output in its Luxeon C Green and Cyan compared to the previous generation; the Luxeon C Red-Orange features a 12% flux increase and the Luxeon C Red an 8% flux increase. Read more »

Horticulture | Featured | LEDs | Components | Nov 15, 2017

New Additions to LUXEON SunPlus Series for Horticulture

New Additions to LUXEON SunPlus Series for Horticulture Lumileds recently introduced three new products in its LUXEON SunPlus Series of award winning LEDs for horticulture lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). The portfolio of colors enables wavelength tuning for maximum crop yield in both greenhouse and vertical farming applications. The addition to the LUXEON SunPlus 35 Line of Far Red and Deep Red will enable designers of vertical farm and interweaving fixtures to tune the spectrum specifically for the crop being grown. The new LUXEON SunPlus CoB Line, available in Purple, is designed for greenhouse applications where attaining high PPF and fast time to market are top priorities. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Nov 09, 2017

“Samsung D-series Special Color” Packages Engineered to Bring Out the Most Desirable Color Tones of Illuminated Objects

“Samsung D-series Special Color” Packages Engineered to Bring Out the Most Desirable Color Tones of Illuminated Objects Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” The packages are engineered to bring out the most desirable color tones of objects whose viewing is particularly color-sensitive, making them optimal for many commercial lighting applications. Read more »

Featured | Components | CoB LEDs | Nov 06, 2017

Cree CMA LEDs Provide Best-in-Class Lumen Output and Efficacy

Cree CMA LEDs Provide Best-in-Class Lumen Output and Efficacy Cree’s new XLamp® CMA High Current LED Arrays provide the industry’s best lumen density and efficacy for metal-based COB LEDs. CMA LEDs deliver up to 2 ½ times the lumen density of Cree’s Standard Density CXA2 LEDs. The new CMA LEDs are compatible with existing CXA2 holders and optics, enabling lighting manufacturers to boost lumen output with minimal redesign. CMA LEDs feature a new innovative metal COB technology that delivers higher reliability than competing metal COBs. 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 »