Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 27, 2014

Acuity Brands New Peerless® Open LED Luminaire with Minimalistic Design Offers Pleasant Light Quality

Peerless Open luminaires' reduced design use constructive occlusion to reflect and diffuse LED light instead of lenses for soft and pleasant lighting The brand new Peerless® Open LED luminaires from Acuity Brands, Inc. have been acknowledged as the sole recipient of the annual Most Innovative Product of the Year award from the LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 awards competition. The LFI Innovation Awards®, judged by an independent panel of esteemed lighting professionals, recognize the best innovations from more than 500 of the world’s leading manufacturers across the lighting industry. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 27, 2014

Eaton Cooper Introduces Unique Energy Efficient, LED Luminaire Alternative To Conventional High Bay Luminaires

11 percent uplight is a standard feature of Eaton Cooper's new SkyBar luminaire series Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of the Metalux SkyBar™ light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division. The first high bay luminaire to offer uplight and adjustable optical blades, the luminaire incorporates patented WaveStream™ LED optical technology to efficiently improve light quality and distribution for indoor high bay commercial, retail and industrial applications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 06, 2014

IntelliLUM Releases Easy to Install Smart LED Luminaires

IntelliLUM, a manufacturer of high-performance commercial-grade LED light fixtures, today announced the launch of QuickLED, QuickLED AUTO, and SmartNET LED Intelligent Luminaires. IntelliLUM designs, produces and markets high-performance commercial-grade LED light fixtures for suspended ceilings. They support both new and retrofit installations and include on-board sensors, controls, logic, wireless communication systems and accessories to optimize illumination and minimize energy. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 06, 2014

GE 100W Replacement, ENERGY STAR LED Achieves 100 Lumens Per Watt

GE Lighting engineered its 100-watt A-line replacement ENERGY STAR® LED to achieve100 lumens per watt (LPW), making it the lighting industry’s most efficient ENERGY STAR 100-watt LED replacement GE Lighting engineered its 100-watt A-line replacement ENERGY STAR® LED to achieve100 lumens per watt (LPW), making it the lighting industry’s most efficient ENERGY STAR 100-watt LED replacement. This bulb is one of 40 new LED bulbs and fixtures hitting the market this summer as consumer LED lighting adoption reaches its tipping point. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 04, 2014

Philips Releases 650-Lumen SlimStyle LED Lamp

SlimStyle BR30 Philips has just released its SlimStyle BR30 indoor LED floodlight for a low $12.97. The SlimStyle BR30 was built using Luxeon mid-power LEDs, which were constructed at the Philips Lumiled facility in San Jose, California. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | May 16, 2014

ALTLED Uniqube Square Downlight Series

Beside a broad range of CCTs, highest efficiency and lumens are the outstanding features of ALT's new Uniqube™ series downlights It’s clean, neat, and square - the very unique ALTLED® Uniqube™ is an elegant series featuring square-shaped recessed downlight with apertures from 2-inch, 4-inch to 6-inch, perfect for replacing traditional MR16s, 4-inch round downlights and AR111 duos (or trios and quads), respectively. ALTLED® Uniqube™ is a luminaire-in-one downlight that provides interior designers a younger and more modern option. Customization available. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | May 12, 2014

Dimmable IP68 Weatherproof ALTLED® PAR38, Now UL and PSE Listed

One of ALT lighting’s biggest advantages is the achieved numerous worldwide safety certifications from third party conformity assessment units. Most recently, ALTLED® PAR38 (IP68) has passed Japan’s Product Safety Electrical Appliance & Material (PSE) safety regulations, which is mandatory for enterprises that manufacture or import products in Japan, as stated by the Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law. The non-dimmable version is currently in the testing stage and expected to be completed by the end of May. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | May 06, 2014

New Cree LED T8 Series - the First No-Compromise LED T8 Replacement Tube

New Cree LED T8 series offers breakthrough performance and ease-of-use with twist-lock and a patent-pending circuit design for highest compatibility with fluorescent ballasts Cree, Inc. introduces a series of LED T8 replacement tubes that finally gives commercial lighting users reasons to switch to LED lighting and stop using linear fluorescent tubes. The Cree® LED T8 Series is the first linear fluorescent replacement to deliver on the promise of LED technology with the industry’s best light quality, 30 percent energy savings and near-universal driver compatibility. The Cree LED T8 Series is eligible for utility rebates, comes with a five-year warranty, and has a suggested retail price of $30. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 15, 2014

ALTLED Top-Quality Customized T8 Tubes

ALTLEDs latest T8 tubes are available with different optics satisfying any requirement ALT, Aeon Lighting Technology provides total lighting solution, made to fulfill all your needs. Offering the brightest and absolutely the best quality LED T8 tubes in the industry, ALT aims to provide customization services for our worldwide customers. From 1ft-10ft, HPF, high CRI, 6 lens types, and for any type of application area suitable for T8 tubes, ALT will be able to fulfill your requests and needs. They are bright enough to be used as traditional high/low bay lighting which consumes about 2-3 times electricity. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 31, 2014

Philips Introduces OneSpace, a Luminous Ceiling Predicted by Isaac Asimov 50 Years Ago

Already in 1964, the professor of biochemistry Isaac Asimov predicted “By 2014, electroluminescent panels will be in common use, and ceilings and walls will glow softly...’’ Philips, the global leader in lighting, will reveal an innovative luminous panel that can cover a whole ceiling with homogenous white light. The panel will be displayed at Light + Building, the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building services technology in Frankfurt (March 30 – April 4, 2014). Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 31, 2014

Osram's Lightify Exploits the Diverse Options of Light

Lightify contains almost everything that light is able to do today With Lightify, Osram for the first time presents a lighting system at Light+Building 2014 that enables users to exploit a wide range of lighting possibilities using an app on a smartphone or tablet. Lightify simply integrates into existing WLAN networks, and users are able to set a wide diversity of light atmospheres. "Connected light is yet another important step for us towards the digital light era. With Lightify we have transformed an idea into an innovation for end consumers and professional users that contains almost everything that light is able to do today" said Peter Laier, Osram's Chief Technology Officer and executive board member responsible for the company's general illumination business. Lightify will be available from the start of the coming lighting season in Germany and other European markets. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 31, 2014

Light Cloud Series by NITEKO: The New Frontier on Smart Lighting Management

From Niteko and Acotel cooperation born the Light Cloud Fixture series, the new frontier in remote lighting control Thanks to Light Cloud series is possible to manage by remote every Niteko illumination point with several functional advantages as turning ON/OFF management and lighting level control, allowing to reduce consumption when it is possible to reduce the luminous flux ( sunrise and sunset, good weather conditions, low presence of car / pedestrians, etc.). Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 28, 2014

Soraa Announces Simply Perfect™ PAR and AR111 Lamps for Light+Building

Like all other Soraa lamps these new products also feature 3-phosphor LEDs with violet pump Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, today announced a full range of LED AR111, PAR30, and PAR38 lamps that will be available to ship in late Q2. All Soraa lamps feature 3-phosphor LEDs with violet pump that enable benefits such as Point Source Optics for beautiful, uniform beams of high intensity, Violet 3-Phosphor (VP³) Natural White and VP³ Full-spectrum Vivid Color, which reveal the magic of whiteness and colors in every environment. Now, Soraa’s Simply Perfect™ Light is available in a portfolio of larger form factors essential for retail, hospitality and residential applications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 28, 2014

Samsung Debuts New Smart Bluetooth Controllable LED Bulb at Light + Building 2014

Samsung's new Smart Bulb will be available for B2C and B2B markets, whereby B2B customers can also deploy Zigbee Samsung Electronics announced it will launch a range of LED lamp solutions at Light + Building 2014, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture and technology, taking place in Frankfurt, Germany from 30 March to 4 April 2014. The highlight is a Smart Bulb thet includes Bluetooth controllable LED lighting designed for the future. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 28, 2014

New Color Temperature Adjustable LED MR16 Lamp Smoothly Mimics Halogen Dimming

The second generation of Ledzworld's “Color Temperature Adjusted” (CTA®) dimming technology allows a CCT range from 2700 K down to 1600 K while adjustments can be made to meet customers’ specific demands Ledzworld, the innovator behind the top brands in commercial LED lighting, will display at Light + Building next week a breakthrough color temperature adjustable LED MR16 lamp that perfectly emulates the color tones of halogen light bulbs when dimmed. Now users can create the right color temperature ambiance through dimming while enjoying the energy-efficient and long-lasting benefits of LED lighting. Read more »

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Simultaneous Measurement of Several Wavelength Ranges

Simultaneous Measurement of Several Wavelength Ranges Instrument Systems offers smart high-end solutions for complex spectral measurements that are to be made simultaneously over an extremely broad wavelength range, or over several samples. A group of spectroradiometers of the CAS series can be controlled in parallel by a trigger box. Read more »

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Multisystem - Same Core, Multiple Shapes and Functionalities for Track Lighting

Multisystem - Same Core, Multiple Shapes and Functionalities for Track Lighting A.A.G. Stucchi low voltage system for track lighting is developed to satisfy all technical and design needs. The all system is based on a “smart core” that provides easy and magnetic installation of the lighting fixtures, and integrated databus for light control, thus being technically at the ... Read more »

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Eyelove Healthy Lighting LED - New Updates

Eyelove Healthy Lighting LED - New Updates Last October, NATIONSTAR launched Eyelove brand of healthy lighting LED, which attracted wide attention from customers at home and abroad, and was favored by the market and recognized by the industry for its excellent performance. It has won many honors such as "the first batch of healthy lighting ... Read more »

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American Bright Optoelectronics Expands Its Family of IR Products to Cover Security, Remote Control, Appliance and Night Vision Applications

American Bright Optoelectronics Expands Its Family of IR Products to Cover Security, Remote Control, Appliance and Night Vision Applications American Bright has introduced the most complete family of discrete infrared (IR) products in the industry, expanding its 20-year global leadership in the remote control and sensing markets. Product selection includes through-hole, surface mount (SMT) and PLCC variants of the industries’ most ... Read more »

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Red XLamp LEDs Delivers Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency

Red XLamp LEDs Delivers Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency  Cree, Inc. announces the next-generation XLamp® XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs, delivering breakthrough performance for horticulture applications. The new Red XP-E2 LEDs provide a drop-in upgrade for the previous generation that outperforms competing LEDs by up to 68 percent. ... Read more »

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Well-Being, Light and Exhibition Lighting

Well-Being, Light and Exhibition Lighting Commentary from LpR 71: Well-being is the state of feeling healthy and happy, a good or satisfactory condition of existence, including the emotional and psychological sphere. In 1810, Goethe published a theory based on a human-based approach, combining visual appearance with harmony, culture, ... Read more »

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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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