Tools | Test Equipment | Software | Displays | Special Applications | Jun 27, 2018

Westboro Photonics Announces Photometrica® version 7.5

Westboro Photonics Announces Photometrica® version 7.5 Westboro Photonics, a leading manufacturer of imaging colorimeters and photometers for the analysis of displays and lighting and the publisher of the Photometrica measurement and analysis software, announces the release of Photometrica version 7.5. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Manufacturing | Jun 20, 2018

Quality Inspection for LED Module Manufacturing - Precise, Reliable, Reducing Scrap and Costs

Quality Inspection for LED Module Manufacturing - Precise, Reliable, Reducing Scrap and Costs In terms of energy savings and energy efficiency, LED (light-emitting diode) is dominating private as well industrial illumination more and more. LED is used to illuminate offices and private living areas, vehicle lightning, advertisings, street lighting, etc. In addition, LED technologies have conquered already into technology fields as entertainment electronics, aerospace, fibre optic based communica-tion, medical areas, optical inspections, etc. With low weight, variable light colours, long-life at lower cost, etc., LED will remain as a future based technology. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Mar 29, 2018

Redesign of BTS256-EF Light, PAR and Flicker Meter

Redesign of BTS256-EF Light, PAR and Flicker Meter The lighting industry requires high accuracy spectral light meters that can handle complex measurements. These include measurement of pulse width modulated light sources and the ability to measure both indoors and outdoors lighting, determination of thermal transient behavior of lamps, their flicker properties and so on. The primary criterion that such meters must always meet is the quality of their photometric features. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Safety | Mar 13, 2018

Photobiological Measurement System from GL Optic for Highest Safety Standard

Photobiological Measurement System from GL Optic for Highest Safety Standard The photobiological safety measurement system from GL Optic – in short: GL PSM System 200-800 nm is the world's first mobile and preconfigured measurement system for monitoring and assessing the blue light hazard of all types of lamps. Blue light hazard (photoretinitis) is defined as the potential risk for a photochemically-induced retinal injury resulting from electromagnetic radiation exposure at blue wavelengths of 400-500 nm. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Feb 22, 2018

Gigahertz-Optik Introduces the CSS-45 – Remote Spectral Detector

Gigahertz-Optik Introduces the CSS-45 – Remote Spectral Detector The CSS-45 detector incorporates a powerful microprocessor which performs not only data acquisition but also all necessary lighting calculations. Both USB 2.0 and RS 485 interfaces are standard enabling the flexible configuration of single and multi-detector based systems. An optional software development kit supports integration into third party application software. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Manufacturing | Feb 01, 2018

LaserVision-LED Inspection System with Reel-to-reel Option

LaserVision-LED Inspection System with Reel-to-reel Option Prüftechnik Schneider & Koch Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH is further expanding the LED inspection range for their LaserVision LED. The Bremen-based AOI specialist is presenting a reel-to-reel option to the professional public for the first time at the Light & Building trade fair, which will open its doors in Frankfurt am Main in March. The AOI and LED testing of rolled LED ribbons is thus possible. Read more »

Tools | Software | Simulation Tools | Dec 13, 2017

Lambda Research Announces TracePro® 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility Release 2018

Lambda Research Announces TracePro® 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility Release 2018 Lambda Research Corporation, a leading designer and publisher of illumination and optical design software, announces the release of TracePro 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility release of its flagship TracePro software. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Test Equipment | Calibration | Dec 05, 2017

LED Calibration Standards in the ACS Series

LED Calibration Standards in the ACS Series The LED calibration standards in the Instrument Systems ACS series allow you to easily and reliably check the accuracy of photometric devices supplied by Instrument Systems, and recalibrate the photometric value (e.g. averaged luminous intensity, luminous flux or luminance) as necessary. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Software | Oct 30, 2017

GL Spectrosoft Light Measurement Software Supports the New Color Fidelity Index Rf

GL Spectrosoft Light Measurement Software Supports the New Color Fidelity Index Rf GL Optic has upgraded its software GL Spectrosoft Pro to meet the latest requirements of the international CIE (International Commission on Illumination). The number of reference colors used to calculate the Ra value has been increased from 8 to 99 reference colors to calculate the new Rf value. All LED products can be compared objectively in terms of color rendering quality. The new software can be used with all products of GL Optic. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Test Equipment | Goniophotometers | Oct 30, 2017

LEDGON-100 Determines Spatial Radiation Patterns from LEDs

LEDGON-100 Determines Spatial Radiation Patterns from LEDs Instrument Systems offers a full range of goniophotometers for analyzing angle-dependent optical parameters of LED and SSL products. This covers the entire value chain from single packaged LEDs through LED modules and light engines to large SSL lamps and luminaires. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Test Equipment | Imaging Colorimeter | Jul 28, 2017

Lab Specs Meet Production Speed: Instrument Systems Spectrally Enhanced Imaging Colorimeter LumiTop 2700

Lab Specs Meet Production Speed: Instrument Systems Spectrally Enhanced Imaging Colorimeter LumiTop 2700 The newly-developed LumiTop 2700 imaging colorimeter from Instrument Systems guarantees fast characterization of displays at unprecedented high precision. As a 3-in-1 system it combines an RGB camera and flicker-diode with a high-end spectroradiometer of the CAS series. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Spectroradiometer | Jul 17, 2017

Easy Color Measurement - SphereOptics Presents New Spectraval 1511 from JETI

Easy Color Measurement - SphereOptics Presents New Spectraval 1511 from JETI SphereOptics presents the new Spectraval 1511 from JETI, a very compact spectroradiometer for the visible wavelength range from 380 nm to 780 nm. The field of view of 2° can be marked by a red laser target to find the exact position of the measured spot. A further highlight is the mechanical shutter for dark signal compensation. The spectroradiometer is powered by an internal battery, but can also be operated via USB. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | UV | Jun 22, 2017

Instrument Systems Presents New Product Portfolio for UV Measurement

Instrument Systems Presents New Product Portfolio for UV Measurement Instrument Systems’ new UV measurement solution consists of a spectroradiometer from the proven CAS series as well as a series of integrating spheres specifically designed for UV sources. It measures samples with various radiation spectra in the UV-A, UV-B and UV-C range starting at 200 nm. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Spectroradiometer | May 15, 2017

The New Reference Instrument for Spectral Measurement: CAS 140D

The New Reference Instrument for Spectral Measurement: CAS 140D The spectro-radiometer CAS 140D combines all advantages of the proven CAS 140CT in terms of measurement accuracy and reliability with technical optimizations to enhance repeatability and stability. It is suitable both in production and as a reference instrument in the lab. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Spectroradiometer | Apr 03, 2017

New GL SPECTIS 1.0 Touch FLICKER Spectrometer Captures Flicker Measurements

New GL SPECTIS 1.0 Touch FLICKER Spectrometer Captures Flicker Measurements With new LED lighting applications, the problem of flicker in slow-motion video has resurfaced. There was a time when this was a very common phenomenon with fluorescent lighting, but as technical improvements were made to the ballasts, the problem was largely eliminated. Today the main source of such flicker is LED lighting with particular drivers supplying power to the lights. At sports facilities, having optimal illumination and minimal flicker in the lights are important factors to consider when installing LED lighting. The lighting at FC Chelsea's famous Stamford Bridge stadium (Fulham, London, England) was recently replaced with LED lighting that creates unique illumination effects and dazzeling light displays. Read more »

FEATURED

Providing Simple Management for Smart Lighting Worldwide

Providing Simple Management for Smart Lighting Worldwide Samsung has begun offering Smart Service, S App, that allow users to control and monitor the lights easily. With S App, users can easily install, control and manage Samsung’s Smart Devices. Once the homeowner or bulling systems manager successfully installs Smart Devices and connects to the ... Read more »

FEATURED

Stray Light Correction for Array Spectroradiometers

Stray Light Correction for Array Spectroradiometers The core competency of Instrument Systems is providing high performance array spectroradiometers, e.g. the CAS 140D that features highest measurement accuracy and reliability. Quality and accuracy of a spectrometer are extremely important because all radiometric, photometric and colorimetric ... Read more »

FEATURED

Enabling Complete Control of Smart Lighting Anywhere

Enabling Complete Control of Smart Lighting Anywhere Samsung’s Smart Device is comprised of smart lighting controllers that support wireless connectivity within any major smart lighting system. It includes Smart Lighting Module (SLM), Smart Sensor Module (SSM), Smart Control Module (SCM) and Smart Bridge Module (SBM). The Smart Devices adapt to light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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