Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 13, 2017

New Generation of PANOS Infinity Sets New Performance Benchmarks

New Generation of PANOS Infinity Sets New Performance Benchmarks The Vorarlberg-based lighting manufacturer Zumtobel and lighting technology expert Cree have been working together on dedicated LED technology for the PANOS infinity series since 2010. Now, a new version of the luminaire will feature the very latest Cree TrueWhite® technology. Available from January 2018, this brand-new variant is set to further enhance the unparalleled combination of high luminaire efficiency and excellent colour rendering, while also helping PANOS infinity maintain its market-leading position with excellent lumen maintenance and improved colour stability over the service life of 50,000 hours. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Retrofit | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 13, 2017

Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces New Professional Retrofit Kit

Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces New Professional Retrofit Kit Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, is expanding its continuum of LED retrofit solutions with its Everline® LED Professional Retrofit Kit (PRK). The pan-style fixture retrofit kit is designed to replace existing fluorescent solutions including prismatic troffers, direct/indirect luminaires, volumetric luminaires and parabolic luminaires. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Outdoor Applications | Dec 12, 2017

Luminis Introduces Oculus Exterior Recessed Downlight Luminaires

Luminis Introduces Oculus Exterior Recessed Downlight Luminaires  Luminis, an established innovator and manufacturer of specification grade lighting solutions today announced the release of its Oculus LED lighting product family. Oculus is a recessed downlight designed for outdoor, under canopy applications where resistance to weather, light output and directional aiming are important. It is the first product of its kind to combine all three features. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting & IoT | Dec 06, 2017

Upowertek Announces DALI Compatibility for 50-400W BLD Series LED Driver

Upowertek Announces DALI Compatibility for 50-400W BLD Series LED Driver DALI (digital addressable lighting interface) protocol is very commonly used for intelligent lighting control according to IEC 62386 from the fluorescent age and many retrofitting projects using LED lights require DALI compatibility. Upowertek recently announced that BLD series support DALI control, and still own all the existing features like NFC programming without having to power on the driver and dim to off with low standby power. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Human Centric Lighting | Dec 04, 2017

Adura LED Solutions Announces Color Tunable LED on Board Modules

Adura LED Solutions Announces Color Tunable LED on Board Modules Adura LED Solutions, today announced a new line-up of High Power LED on Board (LoB) modules for Indoor and outdoor Lighting that features color tunability and increased design compatibility. The new module 2024C LoB can be driven from 50-250 W using variety of 3535 packed LEDs from Cree, Nichia, Lumileds, Seoul Semiconductors, Samsung and other LED suppliers. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Sensors | Smart Lighting & IoT | Dec 04, 2017

Tristimulus Sensor Supports Accurate Measurement of Photobiologically Active Light

Tristimulus Sensor Supports Accurate Measurement of Photobiologically Active Light ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduced the AS7264N, a tri-stimulus sensor which provides measurements of color that closely match the human eye’s response to the visible light spectrum. The new sensor also accurately measures blue-light wavelengths, which researchers have linked to important health effects such as disruption or management of the circadian rhythm, accelerated eye aging, and eye strain. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Systems | Luminaires | Profiles | Indoor Applications | Nov 20, 2017

Lumibright Introduces Versatile Lumipro Profiles for Modular Captivating Linear Lighting

Lumibright Introduces Versatile Lumipro Profiles for Modular Captivating Linear Lighting This ground-breaking modular lighting system is designed for creating unimaginable light architectures to make the environment marginal yet indispensable. The brand new ultra-lightweight linear profiles are versatile enough to meet any design needs guaranteeing extraordinary visual light comfort for every application beyond ordinary imagination. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Oct 30, 2017

Apure Launches New MINUS Architectural LED Lighting Fixtures

Apure Launches New MINUS Architectural LED Lighting Fixtures Apure, an innovator and manufacturer of state-of-the-art architectural lighting, today announced the launch of its new MINUS product series. With an ultra-thin profile for minimal recess and an almost imperceptible aperture, the MINUS is designed to enable higher ceilings and architectural flexibility. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Oct 25, 2017

Getting the Light Level Just Right with RECOM’s New Low Cost TRIAC Dimmable Drivers

Getting the Light Level Just Right with RECOM’s New Low Cost TRIAC Dimmable Drivers RECOM introduces four new LED drivers with 9 W, 12 W, 18 W and 25 W outputs. They deliver 1% to 100% leading-edge or trailing-edge TRIAC-controlled dimming at the market’s most affordable prices. These LED drivers are designed for either retrofit or new installations and allow the user to set the lighting atmosphere and mood in homes, spotlighting and furniture installations. Read more »

Horticulture | Sensors | Systems | Luminaires | Oct 23, 2017

LumiGrow Launches New Smart Light Sensor to Have the Sun Manage Your Greenhouse Lighting

LumiGrow Launches New Smart Light Sensor to Have the Sun Manage Your Greenhouse Lighting LumiGrow, a smart horticultural lighting company, announced today the release of their integrated light sensor technology, named the smartPAR Light Sensor Module. Now greenhouse growers can ensure their crops experience near perfect lighting conditions year-round, regardless of changes in season, climate, or inefficiencies in greenhouse infrastructure. The sensor technology works by simply plugging into your LumiGrow Pro Series or Pro Series E fixtures, then connects to your smartPAR Wireless Control System to begin automating your lighting strategy. Once connected, the smartPAR Light Sensor Module measures ambient sunlight within the greenhouse, and adjusts your LumiGrow lighting to hit your crop’s ideal daily light integral (DLI) goals day in and day out. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Human Centric Lighting | Oct 06, 2017

Fulham Launches New 25 W Universal Mains Dimmable Driver

Fulham Launches New 25 W Universal Mains Dimmable Driver October sees the launch of a new LED 25 W universal mains dimmable driver from Fulham Europe, one of the leaders in electronic lighting components. The new dimmable driver is expected to be very popular as it is designed to be compatible with most dimmers from a wide range of dimming controls manufacturers. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting & IoT | Oct 03, 2017

Inventronics Introduces Zhaga Compatible IP20 LED Drivers with DALI Dimming

Inventronics Introduces Zhaga Compatible IP20 LED Drivers with DALI Dimming Inventronics has announced the expansion of their compact, Zhaga compatible line of drivers to include 120W models. These full-featured, constant-current programmable IP20 LED drivers are designed to be extremely cost effective. Providing two product offerings to include 0-10 V, PWM, DALI, AC Dim and multiple timer options increasing design flexibility. The EBS Series utilizes convenient push terminals for an easier installation which can simplify production and reduce installation costs. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting & IoT | Sep 21, 2017

Helvar to Launch the World's First DALI-2 Certified LED Driver

Helvar to Launch the World's First DALI-2 Certified LED Driver Helvar is proud to announce that our filtered hybrid dimming DALI LED driver LL1x80-CR-DA is the first DALI-2 certified product in the world. Helvar will launch more products and services that meet the DALI-2 standard, representing a major step forwards in Helvar’s development of modern lighting components. Helvar continues to be at the very forefront of this technology, creating customer focused products that enhance the user’s experience of the built environment and reduce costs for property owners. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Sensors | Controls | Smart Lighting & IoT | Sep 15, 2017

McWong Introduces Versatile Smart Sensor Control Platform

McWong Introduces Versatile Smart Sensor Control Platform McWong International, a leading lighting and controls solutions provider, is expanding its PacWave® portfolio with the introduction of a new smart sensor control platform. The solution encompasses a range of occupancy and motion sensors, dimming power packs, fixture controllers, and mobile apps (Android and iOS) for remote configuration of sensor and dimming settings. The company anticipates future platform releases that will expand user interface capabilities as well as additional components. Engineered for compatibility with Bluetooth® standards, the platform provides exceptional versatility and future scalability. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Controls | Smart Lighting & IoT | Sep 04, 2017

Casambi Launches Easy-to-Install Wireless Dimmer for LED Strips and Constant-Voltage LED Modules

Casambi Launches Easy-to-Install Wireless Dimmer for LED Strips and Constant-Voltage LED Modules Casambi, the world’s leading provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies, has launched its easy-to-install and simple-to-use, four-channel pulse width modulation (PWM) wireless dimmer for LED strips and constant-voltage LED modules. Read more »

FEATURED

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good'

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good' At Light + Building 2020 held in Frankfurt, Nichia – the leader in high-performance LED solutions – reveals it will present at least three complementary technologies to improve the delivery of light quality under an over-arching banner of 'Light so Good'. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz Luger Research and Zhaga are proud to announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga Summit. This one-day event will provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs from the specifier community through workshops. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals Melatonin sets the internal clock. Researchers from IGB in an international team have analyzed data on the impact of light pollution on melatonin formation in humans and vertebrates. They found that even the low light intensities of urban skyglow can suppress melatonin production. Melatonin ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources The new CIE International Standard S 025-SP1/E:2019 is a supplement to CIE S 025:2015 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules specifies the requirements for measurement of electrical, photometric, and colorimetric quantities of OLED luminaires and OLED light sources. These sources ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights Kyra Xavia is a researcher, educator and investigative journalist based in New Zealand. Her roles as general secretary of the Light and Lighting Research Consortium (LLRC), delegate for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), New Zealand Ambassador for Women in Lighting 2019, and co-leader of ... Read more »