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Soila Lilly on Universal Announces Everline LED with CRI 90Zhaga Compliant ZH and ZHL Modules

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Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 18, 2016

ONETRACK: Only one Track for all Your Lighting Ideas

ONETRACK:  Only one Track for all Your Lighting Ideas In launching the new track lighting components range, named ONETRACK®, the company made a very precise choice in positioning and differentiating from other players; producing only one type of track that combines the functionalities of all the current systems in the market. This means a switch from generally defined “EUROSTANDARD” tracks to “EUROSTANDARD PLUS®” tracks. The reason why they made this decision is the strong belief that this kind of track, and the concept on which it is based, can become a new shared standard and bring great advantages to all the players in the production chain. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 16, 2016

XP-G3 LED Delivers More than 205 Lumens-Per-Watt

XP-G3 LED Delivers More than 205 Lumens-Per-Watt DURHAM, N.C. -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) introduces the XLamp® XP-G3 LED, delivering 31 percent more lumens and 8 percent higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the industry-leading XP-G2 LED. Leveraging key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform, the high-power XP-G3 LED improves the lumen density, voltage characteristics and reliability of previous XP-G generations. This best-in-class performance enables lighting manufacturers to deliver differentiated solutions at lower system costs for applications such as roadway, outdoor area, spot and high-bay lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 12, 2016

7-Colors on a Single Emitter from LED Engin

7-Colors on a Single Emitter from LED Engin San Jose, CA, USA - 31 March 2016: LED Engin, Inc. announces the world's first 7-color, high power LED to be produced on a single emitter. The compact LZ7-04MU00 emitter enables the design of stage or architectural lighting that produces sophisticated effects over the full color spectrum. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 07, 2016

Samsung Introduces Smart Lighting Module to Simplify and Improve Connectivity in IoT Lighting Applications

Samsung Introduces Smart Lighting Module  to Simplify and Improve Connectivity  in IoT Lighting Applications Samsung Electronics introduced a multi-purpose Smart Lighting Module (SLM) – the most fundamental IoT building block – for the fast-growing, smart building and smart city markets. By providing the core building block for a wide variety of potential smart lighting systems, Samsung’s SLM will play a key role in speeding up system development, lowering risk, improving system quality and reducing time to market for smart lighting manufacturers. The module will be sampled with Samsung smart lighting partners and will be shipped to OEMs in April. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 05, 2016

Samsung Introduces Full Line-up of LED Components Based on Chip-Scale Packaging Technology

Samsung Introduces Full Line-up of LED Components Based on Chip-Scale Packaging Technology Samsung Electronics introduced a full line-up of chip-scale LED packages (CSP), including 0.6W-class and 3W-class packages, CSP arrays, and PoW (Phosphor on Wafer) packages. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 04, 2016

New Cree XLamp CXA2 High Density LEDs Double Lumen Output

New Cree XLamp CXA2 High Density LEDs Double Lumen Output Cree breaks performance barriers with the new Cree® XLamp®CXB1310 and CXB1520 High Density LED arrays. The new LEDs deliver the highest lumen density at 6mm and 9mm - the industry’s most lumens for their light emitting surface sizes. The advancement enables radically new and differentiated LED lighting form factors for track lights, lamps and downlights. The high performance of the CXA2 LED arrays allow lighting manufacturers to reduce thermal, mechanical and optical costs at the system level. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 01, 2016

The Best Choice for Professional Outdoor Lighting: DURIS® P

The Best Choice for Professional Outdoor Lighting: DURIS® P Osram Opto Semiconductors’ new high and ultra high power LEDs provide versatile opportunities for high-quality and cost-efficient outdoor lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 31, 2016

Reference Design for Light Projects from 3M Demonstrates Cost and Process Advantages of System Integration

Reference Design for Light Projects from 3M Demonstrates Cost and Process Advantages of System Integration 3M has selected the HSMtec pcb of Haeusermann for its integrated lighting concept. 3M combines materials, processes, and technologies recognised in the industry thus reaching a whole new level when it comes to system integration for LED applications. The LED, control electronics, heat sink, case, and reflector blend together to create a single component. A demonstrator with the shape of a hand-held lamp illustrates the diverse possibilities. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 30, 2016

Samsung Adds Advanced Color Quality Features to its CoB Solutions

Samsung Adds Advanced Color Quality Features to its CoB Solutions Samsung Electronics introduced new color quality improvements for its small LES (light-emitting surface) chip-on-board (COB) package LC series, LC010, LC020 and LC040. The improvements are based on “Vivid” color technology that has been optimized for high color quality LED lighting especially in premium commercial lighting applications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 29, 2016

Lumileds New LED Demonstrates Superior Resistance to Harsh Environments

Lumileds New LED Demonstrates Superior Resistance to Harsh Environments Today Lumileds introduces the Luxeon HR30 LED, a mid power device that withstands harsh chemical environments and is designed with robust packaging and industry-best materials to operate for over 100,000 hours of continuous operation. This LED addresses the tremendous need for dependable lighting that will operate in hazardous environments (such as chemical plants, power generation facilities and natatoriums) and be able to withstand extremes of temperature and operating current. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 24, 2016

New Lumileds Matrix Platform Offering Simplifies Indoor Fixture Design

New Lumileds Matrix Platform Offering Simplifies Indoor Fixture Design Lumileds today introduces the LUXEON XR-3020, an ultra-slim module that serves as a building block for TLEDs or thin office and industrial fixtures. These slim (20 mm) products are available with 24 LEDs on a 280 mm thermally-conductive board (~1 ft) or 48 LEDs on a 560 mm board (~2 ft). The modules provide 1100 or 2200 lm, respectively, at 160 lm/W and 100 mA drive current per LED, with a board temperature of 45°C. LUXEON XR-3020 is the latest addition to the Matrix Platform family of infinitely configurable LED boards, linear flex strips and modules utilizing the industry’s most dependable LEDs. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 23, 2016

Diodes Announces New Triac-Dimmable LED Driver with Excellent Dimmer Compatibility

Diodes Announces New Triac-Dimmable LED Driver with Excellent Dimmer Compatibility Diodes Inc's new AL1697 LED driver targets line-powered, triac-dimmable LED lighting applications. This device provides compatibility with leading‑ and trailing‑edge triac dimmers using a single-stage, high power-factor dimming circuit that complies with the NEMA SSL-6 dimming curve, delivering optimal line and load regulation. This integrated MOSFET eliminates the need for an auxiliary winding, which lowers BOM cost and enables a smaller PCB, making this an attractive and competitive solution for driving LED lamps up to 15W. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 22, 2016

New Cree XLamp CXA2 High Density LEDs Double Lumen Output

New Cree XLamp CXA2 High Density LEDs Double Lumen Output Cree, Inc. continues to break performance barriers with the introduction of Cree® XLamp® CXB1310 and CXB1520 High Density LED arrays. Incorporating elements of Cree's SC5 Technology™ Platform, the new LEDs deliver the highest lumen density at 6mm and 9mm - the most lumens in the industry for their LES [light emitting surface] sizes. The advancement enables radically new and differentiated LED lighting form factors for applications like track lights, lamps and downlights. For example, the CXB1520 LED packs the lumen output of seven 60-watt replacement lamps into an area much smaller than a dime, allowing lighting manufacturers to put more light where it is intended at a lower system cost. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 22, 2016

Microchip Announces Two New Digitally Enhanced Analog LED Power Controllers

Microchip Announces Two New Digitally Enhanced Analog LED Power Controllers Microchip announces two new digitally enhanced power analogue controllers designed for LED lighting applications. The MCP19116 and MCP19117 increase accuracy for LED lighting and allow users to carefully control LED light output levels without sacrificing colour or light quality for reliable long-life applications. Read more »

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