SSL | Components | UV LED | UV-Modules | Disinfection | Sep 09, 2020

Seoul Viosys Violeds Module that Sterilizes 99.9% of Coronavirus in 3 Seconds in Mass Production

Seoul Viosys Violeds Module that Sterilizes 99.9% of Coronavirus in 3 Seconds in Mass Production Seoul Viosys, a leading compound semiconductor solution provider, announced that it has developed an optimal module designed to sterilize 99.9% of the coronavirus in 3 seconds using "Violeds", a UV LED technology, and started mass production. Along with this, Seoul Viosys is developing a so-called "Photon Shower" product that is applied with this technology to contribute to the safety of medical staff and patients who have been struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »

SSL | LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Linear Lights | Sep 09, 2020

Lumileds Breakthrough Assures Uniform Dimming Performance from LED to LED

Lumileds Breakthrough Assures Uniform Dimming Performance from LED to LED Today, Lumileds introduced the first LED engineered for architectural applications that require uniform light output through the entire dimming range and operating conditions. The new LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Deep Dimming mid-power LED is designed for LED to LED flux uniformity across the entire dimming curve – down to 1% - that is required to achieve consistent visual performance. Read more »

SSL | Components | Driver IC | Sep 07, 2020

Digital High Power Factor XDP™ Controller for Cost-Effective Flyback LED Drivers

Digital High Power Factor XDP™ Controller for Cost-Effective Flyback LED Drivers Infineon Technologies AG introduces the XDP™ digital power XDPL8219. The high-performance flyback controller features secondary-side regulation for high-performance and robust LED designs. It provides high power factor and constant voltage output. The device operates in quasi-resonant mode (QRM) to maximize the efficiency and minimize the electromagnetic interference (EMI) over a wide load range. It accommodates active burst mode (ABM) at light load to prevent audible noise while achieving a no-load standby power level below 100 mW. Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting & IoT | Driver Modules | Controls | Aug 31, 2020

Inventronics Introduces Class I/II, DALI-2 D4i LED Drivers with Zhaga Compliant Form Factor

Inventronics Introduces Class I/II, DALI-2 D4i LED Drivers with Zhaga Compliant Form Factor Inventronics announces the release of a new family of IP20, Class I/II LED driver with DALI-2 D4i certification providing intra-luminaire and health monitoring solutions. The EBS-080SxxxBT2 is a new generation of drivers providing reduced maintenance costs and a streamlined production. They utilize convenient push terminals for a simpler installation and time-savings wireless programming via NFC allowing luminaires to be adjusted safely at any time and easy in-application troubleshooting. They are also equipped with power monitoring so users can measure energy consumption to better evaluate their ROI. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Aug 28, 2020

Amerlux's Cubebits Sets New Bar for Linear Downlights with Extraordinary Design

Amerlux's Cubebits Sets New Bar for Linear Downlights with Extraordinary Design Amerlux, a leading design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced a groundbreaking set of recessed linear downlights that will re-shape industry views on lighting size. Cubebits brings a whole new definition to the term comfortable lighting by bringing breathtaking visuals to the space below with a single illumination beam. It offers a 1.5" aperture profile in 3-cell, 6-cell, 9-cell or 12-cell units as well as mounting into the Amerlux Linea Pendants and Gruv recessed 1.5 linear profiles. Cubebits is compatible with Grid, GB and wood millwork ceilings. Perfect for all retail, hospitality and commercial environments, the lighting is discreetly designed in a black and white specular finished louver that exudes bold confidence. Read more »

SSL | Components | LED Modules | Mini-LEDs | Displays | Aug 28, 2020

Lextar Releases New I-Mini LED Modules Covering TV and Automotive Applications

Lextar Releases New I-Mini LED Modules Covering TV and Automotive Applications Lextar unveils a full series of I-Mini Blue LED backlighting products adopting 3 key technologies including COB, DOB and mini lens array. Products can be applied to TV, monitor, laptop, automotive display and chartplotter; some of which have been mass produced and delivered to customers. This ensures Lextar's leading position in mini LED backlighting market. Read more »

SSL | Components | LEDs | Multi-Color LEDs | Displays | Aug 28, 2020

NICHIA LEDs with Tinted Encapsulation Boost Contrast in Outdoor Video Displays

NICHIA LEDs with Tinted Encapsulation Boost Contrast in Outdoor Video Displays Building on over 25 years of LED manufacturing expertise dedicated to the video display market, Nichia announces NSSM332B – the newest addition to its surface-mount (SMD) LED portfolio. The NSSM332B is an innovative three-cavity, 2828 package design (dimensions: 2.8x2.8x2.5 mm) with tinted encapsulation to provide enhanced contrast to outdoor screens. The unique design takes full advantage Nichia's latest die and packaging technology, and offers increased brightness and efficacy to complement the high-contrast properties. For an 8 mm pitch display at 7,000 Nit, the NSSM332B has an estimated power dissipation of only 26.6 mW, which is greater than 50% savings in energy, compared to a typical black package. Read more »

SSL | Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Color LEDs | Aug 27, 2020

New LUXEON Rubix Color LEDs – High Power, Small Size and Unmatched Flexibility

New LUXEON Rubix Color LEDs – High Power, Small Size and Unmatched Flexibility Today, Lumileds released the very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix – a new color LED building block – designed to deliver maximum flux at drive currents up to 3A and unmatched design flexibility. With LUXEON Rubix, engineers are freed from the design constraints of pre-configured modules and can create custom arrays with smaller optics supporting smaller size luminaires. Read more »

SSL | Services | Testing | Certification | DALI-2 | Aug 24, 2020

UL Helps Advance LED Lighting Innovations

UL Helps Advance LED Lighting Innovations UL, a leading global safety science company, today announced that its lighting laboratory in Carugate, Italy, located in metro Milan, has received accreditation from the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) to be a Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) protocol test house. As an international standard for a two-way communication system that brings digital technology to lighting, DALI defines the commands that LED drivers and ballasts need to recognize in order to communicate via controllers and computers equipped with appropriate software or building management systems. With the DiiA accreditation, UL now has the ability to test control gears and devices, such as push-buttons and occupancy and light sensors, against the DALI standard. Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Smart Lighting | Luminaires | Lamps | LED Modules | Aug 11, 2020

Ledvance's New Portfolio Provides Smart Lighting for a Better Living Experience

Ledvance's New Portfolio Provides Smart Lighting for a Better Living Experience An increasing number of customers are looking to integrate smart home functions in their residential area. With Professional Smart for Residential and the new Ledvance PARATHOM® portfolio, Ledvance supports professional users such as installers to achieve the full potential of connected lighting for their customers. The new Ledvance PARATHOM® portfolio for residential and garden areas can be controlled optionally by voice command or app and offers a suitable solution for a wide range of requirements. The portfolio impresses with a combination of quality, innovation, reliability and user-friendliness and is complemented by easy installation, good value for money and features such as color and color temperature change or dimming capabilities. Read more »

SSL | Components | UV | UV-C | UV-Modules | Disinfection | Aug 05, 2020

Lumitronix Adds New UV-C LED Modules for Sterilization and Decontamination to Its UV Portfolio

Lumitronix Adds New UV-C LED Modules for Sterilization and Decontamination to Its UV Portfolio The Swabian LED company Lumitronix has used the current situation to expand its range of products in the UV-C sector. Within a short period of time, three linear module solutions have been developed, which are primarily aimed at professional customers who are trained in the use of UV-C radiation and can ensure hazard-free operation. Read more »

SSL | LEDs | White LEDs | Outdoor Applications | Jul 30, 2020

Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost

Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost Streetlights and high-bay fixtures require high flux and efficacy to meet the ever-increasing demands for system efficiency and energy cost reduction for these applications. Today, LUXEON 5050 LEDs received an upgrade in both flux and efficacy. Typical performance is now 675 lm with 172 lm/W in full bin shipments and higher performance is available. Read more »

SSL | LED Drivers | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Jul 24, 2020

Delta Launches New EUCO Arena Sport Series LED Drivers for Reliable, Efficient Arena and Outdoor Lighting

Delta Launches New EUCO Arena Sport Series LED Drivers for Reliable, Efficient Arena and Outdoor Lighting Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced the launch of EUCO Arena Sport Series LED drivers, which are designed to provide luminaire manufacturer's a versatile solution for many industrial and commercial lighting applications such as high mast lighting, recreational sports lighting, harbors, airports, and parking lot lighting. Built on three independent output channels with a maximum power of 500 W (1500 W total), these drivers have a wide operating temperature range that ensures performance and reliability for the most rugged applications. These drivers offer precise tuning of the drive current and are equipped with dimming circuitry for DALI-2 digital dimming to allow for adjustment of lighting levels from 0.1% to 100%. In addition to the driver architecture and circuit topology, Delta has achieved a very low typical current ripple of ≤1% peak-to-peak. That is important when it comes to televised events, since current ripple can cause LED flicker. Flickering lights affect the quality of sports broadcasts and limit slow motion options. Read more »

SSL | LED Drivers | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Jul 24, 2020

Inventronics Introduces DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers with NFC Wireless Programming, Power Monitoring and IP66/IP67 Rating

Inventronics Introduces DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers with NFC Wireless Programming, Power Monitoring and IP66/IP67 Rating Inventronics is proud to introduce a new family of IP66/IP67 LED drivers with DALI-2 D4i certification granted by the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA). The EUM-240SxxxBx family leverages Inventronics latest enhanced platform allowing for reduced inventory SKUs, increased design flexibility and a wide input voltage range of 90-305 Vac to assist world-wide applications. The new EUM-240SxxxBx provides OEMs the ability to monitor crucial driver information to reduce maintenance costs, the ability to plug and play controls and streamline production with their wireless NFC programming. They provide constant power at 240 W at a wide input current range from 700-6700 mA. Read more »

SSL | Components | UV | UV LED | Special Applications | Jul 24, 2020

OMC Announces New Ultra-High-Efficiency IR SMA Fibre-Optic Transmitter LED - FDE870HE

OMC Announces New Ultra-High-Efficiency IR SMA Fibre-Optic Transmitter LED - FDE870HE OMC, the pioneer in optoelectronics design & manufacture, announces its new FDE870HE industrial fibre optic transmitter LED that can deliver up to four times more launch power into multimode fibre for the same current versus existing transmitter devices. This ultra-efficient transmitter contains a high-performance 870 nm chip and features an array of micro-optic elements that gather and focus the emitted photons, coupling considerably more light into multimode optical fibres and enabling data to be transmitted reliably over greater distances, or for the system to use less power to achieve the same result. Greater long-term reliability of the system is a further benefit due to the vastly enhanced day-1 launch power and much lower drive current requirements. Read more »

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Edison Released Brand New DOB III Series Products

Edison Released Brand New DOB III Series Products The DOB III series increased the efficiency, dimming smoothness also provide ultra- low flicker function (flicker 5% and even 5% during dimming). It is compliant to the 2021 European flicker standard IEC TR61547( PstLM) and to CIE TN006 (SVM) on request. It can be applied in many different lighting ... Read more »

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Würth Elektronik's Power-Saving WL-SMTW: Colors for Feeding Plants

Würth Elektronik's Power-Saving WL-SMTW: Colors for Feeding Plants SMT mountable LEDs in a 2835 package extend Würth Elektronik extensive range of horticulture LEDs. The three WL-SMTW series LEDs emit light of the wavelengths 450 nm (Deep Blue), 660 nm (Hyper Red) and 730 nm (Far Red) – ideal for applications controlling plant growth through specific light ... Read more »

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Higher-Performance UV-C Solutions from Lumitronix Feature Nichia's New NCSU334B UVC LED

Higher-Performance UV-C Solutions from Lumitronix Feature Nichia's New NCSU334B UVC LED Following the successful introduction of the first UVC LED modules in August 2020, LED expert Lumitronix from Hechingen is expanding the existing concept of linear module solutions with three new, more powerful versions. These are as well mainly addressed to professional customers who are trained ... Read more »

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Nexperia Launches Industry-First LED Drivers in DFN Package with Side-Wettable Flanks

Nexperia Launches Industry-First LED Drivers in DFN Package with Side-Wettable Flanks Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, today announced a new range of LED drivers in the space-saving DFN2020D-6 (SOT1118D) package. This case style features side-wettable flanks (SWF) which facilitate the use of AOI (automated optical inspection), and improve reliability. This is the ... Read more »