Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Apr 18, 2017

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver DM-5KV & CM-10KV surge immunity, fully glue-potted IP67 for -40℃ to +60℃ dry/wet/damp conditions, supporting universal 90-305Vac input, MOSO, one of the most influential and well-known new energy enterprises in China, dedicates to provide the efficient, intelligent and safe outdoor LED power supply solutions by introducing its programmable LDP series worldwide. Read more »

Featured | Components | Optics & Opt. Materials | Retrofit | Apr 15, 2017

ZORYA – Omnidirectional Retrofit Lenses from LEDiL

ZORYA – Omnidirectional Retrofit Lenses from LEDiL ZORYA is a unique LED optics design from LEDiL with around 340-degrees of light distribution. The whole lens is covered in small “spikes” that are basically individual optics in themselves. This innovative design – unlike anything seen before in LED optics – can harness all the light from any size LED and transform it into omnidirectional lighting that mimics a traditional light bulb beam pattern. Read more »

Featured | LEDs | Components | Apr 03, 2017

Cree’s Second Gen XLamp® XHP70.2 Extreme High Power LED

Cree’s Second Gen XLamp® XHP70.2 Extreme High Power LED Cree’s XLamp XHP70.2 LED, the second generation of the highest output Extreme High Power LED delivers up to 9% more lumens and 18% higher LPW than the first XHP70 LED. The XHP70.2 provides up to 58% higher lumen density than the closest competitor LED of the same size, enabling smaller luminaires and better optical control for high-lumen lighting applications. The XHP70.2 features the same 7.0x7.0 mm footprint and provides an easy drop-in upgrade for existing XHP70 designs. Read more »

Featured | Components | Optics & Opt. Materials | Resins | Silicones | Apr 03, 2017

New High-Performance Optical Silicones from Dow Corning

New High-Performance Optical Silicones from Dow Corning Dow Corning Corporation is launching a new family of moldable optical silicones that give LED lighting designers and manufacturers greater freedom. Enabling innovative lighting designs and providing new solutions, these advanced materials are part of an award-winning, expanding portfolio of high-performance moldable optical silicones. Read more »

Featured | Luminaires | Apr 03, 2017

Willighting Develops New Special LED Aluminum Strip Light With Magnets

Willighting Develops New Special LED Aluminum Strip Light With Magnets Willighting develops new special LED aluminum strip light with high performance. Using high bright CRI>80 SMD4014 to ensure high quality. The most special is that there are magnets at the back and magnet wire at one end different from other common items. It is very easy and convenience to install. 575x18x20 mm, 855x18x20 mm and 1205x18x20 mm could be available. Of course, other size could be customized by your requirement. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Engineering | Simulation Tools | Horticulture | Apr 01, 2017

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator Lumileds introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic photon flux (PPF), and power usage of a fixture using Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs. Read more »

Featured | Simulation Tools | Apr 01, 2017

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator Lumileds introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic photon flux (PPF), and power usage of a fixture using Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Engineering | Simulation Tools | Horticulture | Apr 01, 2017

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator Lumileds introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic photon flux (PPF), and power usage of a fixture using Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs. Read more »

Featured | Components | LED Modules | AC LED Modules | Mar 28, 2017

Edison Opto Unveils Dual Volt Flicker Free Circuit

Edison Opto Unveils Dual Volt Flicker Free Circuit Edison Opto, a company specializes in LED lighting products, announces its release of the upgraded AC Module, Dual Volt Flicker Free Circuit, which can work in a high voltage environment without flicker. The new module also implements two functions of dimming, including triac dimming and 0~10 V dimming. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Mar 27, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages Samsung Electronics announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

Featured | Components | LED Modules | LED Strips | Mar 13, 2017

Willighting Releases a 120 LEDs/m RGB LED Flexible Strip with CE

Willighting Releases a 120 LEDs/m RGB LED Flexible Strip with CE Willighting releases a updated version of RGB flexible strip. The item is DC24 V 120 LEDs/m in 25 W/m. The thickness of PCB is 2oz. The dense array produce a vibrant colour palette. The slim line LED FLEX can help achieve prefect colour mixing for a magnitude of applications. Additionally, the close proximity of the high powered LEDs creates the illusion of one endless line of light. Read more »

Horticulture | Featured | Color LEDs | LEDs | Components | Mar 01, 2017

Cree Offers Industry’s Brightest, Most Efficient Horticulture LEDs

Cree Offers Industry’s Brightest, Most Efficient Horticulture LEDs Cree’s new XLamp® XP-E & XQ-E High Efficiency (HE) Photo Red LEDs deliver up to 21% higher output than the previous generations of XQ-E and XP-E Photo Red LEDs, enabling horticulture lighting manufacturers to deliver higher performance products, reduce luminaire size and lower system cost. The XP-E HE Photo Red LED is the first photo red LED to break the 1 W radiant flux barrier at 85°C, while the XQ-E HE Photo Red delivers over twice the PPF output per area compared to the closest competitor. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Mar 01, 2017

New Osram UltraFlat System for Innovative Luminaire Designs

New Osram UltraFlat System for Innovative Luminaire Designs With a depth of just 11 mm, the UltraFlat Osram Dali LED driver teams up perfectly with the PrevaLED Linear Slim LED module and the small Osram UltraFlat light and presence sensor to open up new and innovative luminaire design options that were not possible before. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Feb 27, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages Samsung Electronics announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Feb 02, 2017

BJB SMD Terminal Blocks: The Best Connection for all Requirements

BJB SMD Terminal Blocks: The Best Connection for all Requirements SMD-compatible PCB terminal blocks are increasingly being used for electrical power supply to LED boards. This is because they are easy to handle and provide a permanent, secure connection to the control gear. A decisive factor for light quality is a design which is as flat as possible, which will enable an even light distribution and will avoid unwelcome shadowing. However, there are also technical requirements dictated by the relevant luminaire design. Examples are rear-entry wiring or the use of fine-stranded conductors. In order to cover every conceivable variation, BJB, the global market leader for lighting and luminaire components, has developed a series of three different SMD terminal blocks: SMD Mini, SMD Mini-Flex and the SMD push-through terminal block for rear-entry wiring. Read more »

White LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Feb 02, 2017

Lumileds Shatters Efficiency Records with LUXEON MX

Lumileds Shatters Efficiency Records with LUXEON MX Lumileds today introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W efficacy, at 85°C (4000-6500 K and 70 CRI) which enables a system efficiency of 120 lm/W when driven at 700 mA. Read more »

White LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Feb 01, 2017

XLamp XHP50.2 LED Delivers the Highest Lumen Density in its Class

XLamp XHP50.2 LED Delivers the Highest Lumen Density in its Class Cree’s XLamp XHP50.2 LED delivers up to 7% more lumens and 10% higher LPW than the first gen XHP50 LED. The XHP50.2 can produce more than 2,500 lumens from its 6 mm light emitting surface to reduce size, cost and enable innovative solutions for applications from spot to street lighting. LM-80 data is available to reduce the time for ENERGY STAR® and DesignLights Consortium® qualifications. XLamp XHP50.2 LEDs are available in 2700-6500 K with high CRI options. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Human Centric Lighting | Jan 19, 2017

Warm Dimming and the Future of LED

Warm Dimming and the Future of LED As LED lighting grows in acceptance and popularity, so does the need for better and more ranging color quality. Traditionally, LED lighting gave off a stark white, cool glow that was harsh on the eyes and made it difficult to use as a primary lighting source. Warm-dim LED technology has toned down that cool coloring, dynamically shifting the current and future applications of LED lighting management systems. Dimmability with a warm glow effect creates more opportunities than ever for LED lighting management systems. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 21, 2016

BJB’s Releases Gen. 2 Linear Flat System (Zhaga Book 14 Standard)

BJB’s Releases Gen. 2 Linear Flat System (Zhaga Book 14 Standard) BJB has released the 2nd generation Linear Flat System (LFS) with improved efficacy (up to 150 Lm/W) and light distributions. With these characteristics – which reflect the philosophy of “late stage finishing” – the LFS from BJB’s OEM-Line represents an intelligent solution offering considerable added value to both luminaire manufacturers and end-users. These comprehensive benefits are proving effective: Zhaga created a new standard (Book 14) for Socketable Linear LED Light Engines based on BJB’ Linear Flat System. Read more »

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

Instrument Systems Enables Tests According to ErP Directive

Instrument Systems Enables Tests According to ErP Directive With the newly optimized design of the LGS 350 goniophotometer, Instrument Systems provides a highly accurate and fast testing system for medium-sized LED modules. An add-on of the established SpecWin Pro software allows a broad range of ErP tests according to the EU Eco-Design Directive. Read more »

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

Samsung’s New High-power LED for High Density Lighting

Samsung’s New High-power LED for High Density Lighting Samsung’s new high-power LED package, LH351D, is a cost-optimized solution for high density lighting applications such as stadium and arena lighting. The ceramic-based LH351D features higher performance over extended periods of time and also provides ultra-high light efficacy up to 179 lm/W (at 85°C, 5000 K) to nicely fit DLC 4.0 Premium requirements. Operating at a maximum current up to 3.0A, Samsung’s LH351D can cover from 3 to 10 watts. Read more »

Featured | Business News | Nov 15, 2016

Smart Lighting for Smart Cities

Smart Lighting for Smart Cities The winds of technical change are blowing through cities and communities. Digital networking is not only providing municipal authorities with considerable benefits but is also making cities safer and better places to live. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 15, 2016

Luxeon SunPlus Series Designed Specifically for Horticulture

Luxeon SunPlus Series Designed Specifically for Horticulture Lumileds today introduced the LUXEON SunPlus Series, the company’s first line of purpose-built LEDs that provide the exact wavelengths of light required for horticulture applications. Based on the rapidly expanding world population and the increasing population in city centers, the horticulture industry is responding by growing more food indoors using LEDs, allowing a greater amount of food to be grown in smaller spaces, using up to 90% less water than growing outdoors. Read more »

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

New Array Spectroradiometer CAS 140CT-HR for Narrow Emitters

New Array Spectroradiometer CAS 140CT-HR for Narrow Emitters Based on the well-proven CAS 140CT spectroradiometers, Instrument Systems adds new models particularly designed for narrow band emitters, e.g. laser diodes. These high resolution CAS 140CT HR spectroradiometers combine the demands of high spectral resolution and short testing times. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 02, 2016

BJB Introduces MINI-Flex SMD Terminal Block

BJB Introduces MINI-Flex SMD Terminal Block The Mini Flex SMD terminal block is intended for use with both solid and flexible conductors and now has a simple to use release function! The Mini Flex was designed for easy wiring and SMD assembly by PCB manufacturers. The Mini Flex by BJB has gained rapid acceptance as the SMD terminal block of choice in the lighting industry, domestic appliance and consumer electronics industries. Read more »

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

Cree Offers Industry’s Brightest, Most Efficient Horticulture LEDs

Cree Offers Industry’s Brightest, Most Efficient Horticulture LEDs Cree’s new XLamp® XP-E & XQ-E High Efficiency (HE) Photo Red LEDs deliver up to 21% higher output than the previous generations of XQ-E and XP-E Photo Red LEDs, enabling horticulture lighting manufacturers to deliver higher performance products, reduce luminaire size and lower system cost. The XP-E HE Photo Red LED is the first photo red LED to break the 1 W radiant flux barrier at 85°C, while the XQ-E HE Photo Red delivers over twice the PPF output per area compared to the closest competitor. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 25, 2016

Everfine BHA-2000 Retinal Blue Light Hazard Analyzer

Everfine BHA-2000 Retinal Blue Light Hazard Analyzer The retina Blue Light Hazard (BLH) and some other photobiological hazards have been involved in the latest edition of IEC 60598.1 as well as other horizontal product safety standards, which subsequently transferred to mandatory standards in many countries or areas. Luminaires shall be marked if they use light sources exceed the limit of RG1 unlimited group. Portable luminaires for children and mains socket-outlet nightlights shall not exceed RG1. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 24, 2016

Samsung’s Completed High Power LED Portfolio for High Intensity Light

Samsung’s Completed High Power LED Portfolio for High Intensity Light Samsung has been continuously reinforcing its high power LED package line-up to offer an extended range of operation current and higher performance. The more comprehensive, high power LED line-up allows LED lighting manufacturers to optimize fixture performance with enhanced lighting quality and efficacy, as well as greater design flexibility. It offers four primary types of high power LED which can fully support virtually every major lighting application that requires high intensity light output. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 24, 2016

Instrument Systems Enables TM30-15 Conform SSL Measurements

Instrument Systems Enables TM30-15 Conform SSL Measurements In addition to classical color analysis, Instrument Systems’ SpecWin Pro software allows evaluations according to the new TM 30-15 method for evaluating the color rendition of light sources. Besides the two main characteristics, fidelity and gamut index, graphical analyses by Hue Bin tables and color vector graphics are also employed. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 18, 2016

Lextar V4 COB Attains 150 lm/W with Excellent Quality @ Tj = 85℃

Lextar V4 COB Attains 150 lm/W with Excellent Quality @ Tj = 85℃ Lextar debuts Version 4 COB lineup at 2016 Hong Kong International Light Fair (Autumn Edition) bringing 15% higher luminous efficacy in quality and cost competitive products for versatile lighting applications from indoors to outdoors. The performance upgrade is based on improvements in both chip die development and also optimized package design. The new lineup also provides wide range of luminous flux and various colors includes CRI 90 & below B.B.L. modules, and wide selection of connectors and optical part solutions. Read more »

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WHITE PAPER - Protection Materials To Improve LED Device Lifetime And Performance

WHITE PAPER - Protection Materials To Improve LED Device Lifetime And Performance With the rapid growth of the LED market, correct product selection is imperative to ensure LED performance and lifetime. Jade Bridges, Electrolube’s Global Technical Support Manager, will highlight the use of LEDs in various environments and introduce how to specify appropriate protection under ... Read more »

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WEBINAR - 4 Key Considerations for Building a Secure Smart Lighting System

WEBINAR - 4 Key Considerations for Building a Secure Smart Lighting System Smart lighting is so much more than energy saving. Many building owners, operators and facility managers are using smart lighting systems as the infrastructure to enable building automation and gather space utilization data. Read more »

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WHITE PAPER - Unlocking a Building's IoT Potential With Secure, Smart Lighting

WHITE PAPER - Unlocking a Building's IoT Potential With Secure, Smart Lighting IoT-powered lighting systems are backbones for smart building applications such as sensor-based energy harvesting, computer-vision-based space optimization, and artificial-intelligence-based predictive maintenance. 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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