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Bridgelux | Thrive 93 | LED | Nov 29, 2021

Bridgelux Releases Thrive 93

Bridgelux Releases Thrive 93 Bridgelux Thrive is expanding its range of high-fidelity products to include both Thrive 93 and Thrive 98 (CRI of 93 and 98 respectfully.) Both families create a stable of LED solutions that represent the closest match to natural light across the critical wavelength range (from blue to green) for human health. Both Thrive products engage a broad-blue chip technology and a special phosphor blend to fill in the common cyan gap that plagues most LED solutions. Read more »

Lumileds | LUXEON 5050 | Sustainability | LED | Nov 11, 2021

Sustainability: LUXEON 5050 HE delivers higher efficacy in a high-power LED

Sustainability: LUXEON 5050 HE delivers higher efficacy in a high-power LED Lumileds, innovator of the original 5050 LED, has expanded its range of options to meet manufacturers needs for differentiated solutions addressing cost, efficacy, and power. The new LUXEON 5050 HE LED directly addresses the increasing demand for solar and off-grid solutions, renewable power options, and improved sustainability metrics. It expands options along the efficacy – output continuum giving luminaire manufacturers the ability to better target performance to their customers’ requirements. Read more »

LED Module | Lumitronix | TriGain Phosphor | SSL | Nov 10, 2021

LED Modules with TriGain Phosphor Technology

LED Modules with TriGain Phosphor Technology Lumitronix has developed three new LED modules of the LinearZ family with the extremely efficient LEDs of the H6 series by Nichia. Thanks to the patented TriGain phosphor technology, the LEDs of the Japanese LED world market leader enable excellent colour rendering (min. CRI 90) without compromising the efficiency of the LED modules. Read more »

Cree-LED | J Series | LED | Featured | Nov 01, 2021

J Series® 3030 HE LEDs: Combine Efficacy & Reliability

J Series® 3030 HE LEDs: Combine Efficacy & Reliability Our name has changed, but our commitment to superior LED technology, reliability, innovation, support, and service remains steadfast. The same teams with years of Cree LED experience are newly energized to help our customers improve their LED-based products and develop new applications. Our global distribution channels and sales team are in force. Operations continue at full speed. Our new name embodies our relentless focus on advancing LED technology. Read more »

Lumileds | LUXEON HL2X | LED | Featured | Oct 26, 2021

LUXEON HL2X Boosts Lumens, Longevity, and Color Stability

LUXEON HL2X Boosts Lumens, Longevity, and Color Stability Lumileds today upgraded its high-power LUXEON HL2X portfolio with higher light output and superior lifetime and color stability. The entire LUXEON HL2X portfolio is available for orders with standard 12-week lead times. Now, with 330 or more lumens at 700mA and 85°C, LUXEON HL2X is the ideal choice for roadway, architectural, high and low-bay lighting, and even torches. And with over 12,000 hours of test data, LUXEON HL2X lays claim to rock-solid stability with color shift < 2pts and supports manufacturers submitting to tenders with the most stringent long-term stability requirements. Read more »

Seoul Semiconductor | Ledvance | Sun@Home | SSL | Oct 15, 2021

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Selected for LEDVANCE’s Sun@Home

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Selected for LEDVANCE’s Sun@Home Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a leading global innovator of LED technology, announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, which implement light that closely matches the spectrum of sunlight, has been adopted by Global lighting brand LEDVANCE for its new family of products Sun@Home. Read more »

High Power LEDs | Lumileds | LUXEON 7070 | Featured | LED | Oct 01, 2021

When Very High Light Output and Efficiency are Required for Demanding Applications, New LUXEON 7070 Checks All the Boxes

When Very High Light Output and Efficiency are Required for Demanding Applications, New LUXEON 7070 Checks All the Boxes More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the driving forces behind new designs for a broad range of indoor and outdoor high light output applications. Lumileds new LUXEON 7070, introduced today, is designed to outperform similar lead-frame and ceramic high-power solutions with leading efficacy and light output in a robust, small surface mount package. For any new or redesigned street light, high/low bay, horticulture, or other application that requires many thousands of lumens, LUXEON 7070 will be the clear choice. Read more »

Cree LED | High Power LEDs | Featured | LED | Oct 01, 2021

NEW Extreme High Power LEDs Deliver Best Optical Performance

NEW Extreme High Power LEDs Deliver Best Optical Performance New XLamp® XHP70.3 LEDs deliver the best lumen density, reliability and optical control available in a 7x7 mm footprint.   Read more »

Micro-LEDs | Top Engineering | LED | Sep 25, 2021

Top Engineering Develops Micro LED Inspection Equipment To Improve Production Yield

Top Engineering Develops Micro LED Inspection Equipment To Improve Production Yield Top Engineering has developed an inspection equipment that can improve the production yield of micro light emitting diode (LED) displays. It is an equipment that can prevent the production of bad pixels by screening the defective chips before transferring the micro LED chip to the panel. It is expected to reduce the cost and time of the micro LED pixel repair process, which solves difficulty of mass production. Read more »

SSL | Cree LED | XLamp | XP-G3 S | Featured | Sep 01, 2021

XLamp® XP-G3 S Line LEDs Shine Brighter

XLamp® XP-G3 S Line LEDs Shine Brighter Our name changed, but our commitment to superior LED technology, reliability, innovation, support, and service remains steadfast. The same teams with years of Cree LED experience are newly energized to help our customers improve their LED-based products and develop new applications. Our global distribution channels and sales team remain in force. Operations continue at full speed. Our new name embodies our relentless focus on advancing LED technology. Read more »

LUXTECH | Fingerboards | LED Modules | SSL | Featured | Aug 31, 2021

LUXTECH Launches Fingerboards: 4 Versatile Area LED Modules

LUXTECH Launches Fingerboards: 4 Versatile Area LED Modules Fingerboards are designed to make it easier than ever to fill area fixtures with architectural-grade light; available in White, Tunable White, RGB, and RGBW to suit the demands of any lighting application. Read more »

SSL | Signify | LED Bulb | Aug 26, 2021

Signify Introduces Philips LED’s First Most Energy-efficient A-class Bulbs

Signify Introduces Philips LED’s First Most Energy-efficient A-class Bulbs Signify introduces the first Philips LED A-class bulbs that meet the more stringent EU Ecodesign and Energy labeling regulations that come into effect on September 1, 2021. The new Philips LED bulbs with a longer lifespan provide consumers with a smart investment for both the planet as their purse. The more sustainable LED bulbs, available in 40W and 60W equivalents, will hit the shelves on September 1, 2021. Read more »

Nichia | SSL | Aug 26, 2021

25th Anniversary Of The White LED – Invented by Nichia, Japan

25th Anniversary Of The White LED – Invented by Nichia, Japan Established in 1956 to produce chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry, Nichia quickly evolved to become one of the world’s largest phosphor manufacturers, a leadership position Nichia held into the 2000’s. After significant investment into a technology believed impossible, in 1993 Nichia commercialized the very first high luminous blue LEDs. With these high luminous blue LEDs and its then 30+ years of phosphor expertise and history, Nichia created a revolutionary technology. In September of 1996, Nichia combined Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (YAG) phosphor with its innovative blue LEDs to officially produce the first ever white LEDs. The world suddenly had a new trajectory for applications utilizing white light, one with many significant benefits. Read more »

High Power LEDs | LED | Featured | Aug 20, 2021

NEW Extreme High Power LEDs Deliver Best Optical Performance

NEW Extreme High Power LEDs Deliver Best Optical Performance Our name has changed, but our commitment to superior LED technology, reliability, innovation, support, and service remains steadfast. The same teams with years of Cree LED experience are newly energized to help our customers improve their LED-based products and develop new applications. Our global distribution channels and sales team remain in force. Operations continue at full speed. Our new name embodies our relentless focus on advancing LED technology. Read more »

Lumileds | Color LEDs | LED | Aug 19, 2021

Lumileds Expands the Color Portfolio and Extends its LED Phosphor Conversion Program

Lumileds Expands the Color Portfolio and Extends its LED Phosphor Conversion Program Lumileds today announced its latest phosphor converted (PC) LED, a PC Red-Orange LED that is part of the LUXEON 2835 Color Line. Like PC Amber, phosphor conversion of a blue InGaN chip brings many advantages compared to its direct AlInGaP counterpart, most significantly, simpler engineering when mixing colors, equivalent forward voltage to other InGaN LEDs, stabler, higher output at operating temperatures, and common form, fit and optical height. With the addition of PC-Red Orange, the LUXEON 2835 Color Line now includes 12 color options and 3 different white CCTs. Read more »

SSL | DoE | Energy Efficiency | Aug 16, 2021

DOE Announces Nearly $83 Million to Increase Building Energy Efficiency and Cut Consumers' Energy Bills

DOE Announces Nearly $83 Million to Increase Building Energy Efficiency and Cut Consumers' Energy Bills The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded $82.6 million in funding to 44 projects that will lower Americans’ energy bills and help meet President Biden’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by investing in new energy efficient building technologies, construction practices, and the U.S. buildings-sector workforce. Read more »

SSL | ams OSRAM | LED | Jul 22, 2021

ams OSRAM Presents New Quantum Dot LED

ams OSRAM Presents New Quantum Dot LED ams OSRAM presents a new Quantum Dot LED. LED technology has been on the rise for many years and the demand for high-quality and energy-efficient solutions for general lighting is growing. The Osconiq E 2835 CRI90 (QD) pushes efficiency values, even at very high color rendering indices and warm light colors. The special 2835 package offers further system benefits for luminaire manufacturers. Read more »

Lumileds | SSL | Jul 21, 2021

Lumileds’ New EU Ecodesign Information Tool Makes it Easier for Light Source Manufacturers to Comply to New Regulations

Lumileds’ New EU Ecodesign Information Tool Makes it Easier for Light Source Manufacturers to Comply to New Regulations Lumileds has introduced a first-of-its-kind web-based tool – the EU Ecodesign Tool – that provides detailed LED performance data lighting manufacturers need in order to comply with the European Union’s Ecodesign Directive. LUXEON LED users can view the data and a normalized spectrum on screen or choose to download a .csv file containing the same data seen on-screen. Read more »

SSL | Lumileds | LUXEON 2835 Commercial | Jul 14, 2021

New LUXEON 2835 Commercial Serves Indoor Lighting Applications that Prioritize Lumens per Watt and Lumens per Dollar

New LUXEON 2835 Commercial Serves Indoor Lighting Applications that Prioritize Lumens per Watt and Lumens per Dollar Lumileds introduced its new LUXEON 2835 Commercial LEDs engineered and designed to support the growing demand for a high volume, high-efficacy mid-power LED to serve commercial indoor lighting applications. “The architectural and commercial luminaire and lighting fixture markets have their own needs and characteristics,” said Product and Marketing Manager Ryan Dong. “Manufacturers of commercial lighting prioritize lumens per Watt and lumens per dollar over almost everything else and we deliver both in a package providing the quality and robustness expected of LUXEON LEDs.” Common commercial indoor applications include troffers, panels, high-bay, and many other formats; for these applications LUXEON 2835 Commercial is the perfect fit. Read more »

1800K LED | Nichia | HPS Replacement | Featured | SSL | Jul 06, 2021

NICHIA Introduces High-Power 1800K LED as Industry’s Only True Alternative to High Pressure Sodium Lamps

NICHIA Introduces High-Power 1800K LED as Industry’s Only True Alternative to High Pressure Sodium Lamps NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces its 219F series of high-power LEDs, uniquely positioned as a true alternative to High Pressure Sodium lamps (hereinafter abbreviated as HPS). Global efforts to phase-out the use of HPS continue to be met with a resistance to using white LED replacements. Due to this lack of a viable and sustainable alternative, HPS have remained exempt from the list of banned products under the Minamata Convention on Mercury, meaning HPS remains ubiquitous. With the introduction of the 219F, NICHIA becomes the first LED manufacturer to provide that alternative. NVSW219F eradicates mercury but increases efficiency and lifetime, with a low (1800K) correlated color temperature output that works with HPS to retain the element of ‘nostalgic landscape’ lighting, making it a true alternative. Read more »

SSL | Luminus Devices | Hospitality | Featured | Jun 02, 2021

Luminus Releases Hospitality COB Series for Hotels and Restaurants

Luminus Releases Hospitality COB Series for Hotels and Restaurants Luminus Devices has announced its new Hospitality COB series featuring high color rendering, precise chromaticity control and Warm CCTs. With LES sizes ranging from 6mm to 22mm, and lumen output from 500 to 5000 lumens, the Luminus Hospitality COB series is the smart choice for beautiful, warm light with excellent color rendering and 2 step SDCM color control standard. Read more »

SSL | White Mid Power LEDs | Samsung | May 27, 2021

New Mid-Power LED Enables Luminaires to Meet Latest DLC V5.1 Premium and EU’s ErP Ecodesign Requirements to Accommodate Evolving Needs of the Lighting Industry

New Mid-Power LED Enables Luminaires to Meet Latest DLC V5.1 Premium and EU’s ErP Ecodesign Requirements to Accommodate Evolving Needs of the Lighting Industry Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced digital component solutions, today introduced the LM301B EVO, a new mid-power LED package that has been designed to set the pace in light efficacy and color quality for indoor and industrial applications. Read more »

LUXEON Rubix | Lumileds | Featured | SSL | May 04, 2021

Tiny and Powerful LUXEON Rubix LEDs Raise the Bar for CRI, Lumens, and Efficacy with Addition of Lime and PC Amber

Tiny and Powerful LUXEON Rubix LEDs Raise the Bar for  CRI, Lumens, and Efficacy with Addition of Lime and PC Amber Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and belies the light output that’s possible from this high-power LED. There are 6 color options plus white in the portfolio. Read more »

Cree LED | Architectural Illumination | SSL | May 04, 2021

Cree LED Offers New RGBW LEDs for Architectural Illumination

Cree LED Offers New RGBW LEDs for Architectural Illumination Cree LED offers the broadest line of RGBW LEDs for architectural illumination. The market leading, upgraded CLQ6B, new CLW6A and CLR6A SMD LEDs are high performing 3 & 4 color LEDs. Read more »

SSL | MetroSpec Technology | Tunable White Light | Apr 06, 2021

HCL LED Modules with Tuning Technology

HCL LED Modules with Tuning Technology MetroSpec Technology, a leading American manufacturer of custom LED light sources announces FlexRad® Dim2Tone™, a flexible LED light engine that dims and changes color tone with a single dimming source, enabling smooth color transition through blending. Read more »

SSL | YUJILEDS | Red Spectrum | Apr 06, 2021

New LED Series with Enhanced Deep Red + Near-infrared Spectrum

New LED Series with Enhanced Deep Red + Near-infrared Spectrum Deep red and near-infrared are important wavelengths for specific applications as horticulture lighting, and medical lighting. However, only red or near-infrared LEDs are available for the general market with single bands and typical peak wavelengths of 630nm, 660nm, or 730nm. Read more »

SSL | Cree LED | Featured | Apr 01, 2021

New Cree LED™ XLamp® XP-P LEDs Deliver Breakthrough Intensity

New Cree LED™ XLamp® XP-P LEDs Deliver Breakthrough Intensity Our name has changed, but our commitment to superior LED technology, reliability, innovation, support, and service remains steadfast. The same teams with years of Cree LED experience are newly energized to help our customers improve their LED-based products and develop new applications. Read more »

SSL | Measurement | Lisun Electronics | Mar 26, 2021

Improve the Accuracy of the LED Flux Testing in the Sphere

Improve the Accuracy of the LED Flux Testing in the Sphere According to the particularity of LED luminous flux measurement, unique optimization is adopted in the design of the integrating sphere for LED measurement combined with the diffuse materials of high reflectivity, which makes the system stability and accuracy have great improvement. The experimental results show that the system stability and consistency is much higher than other common LED test system. It is the system which is really suitable for LED optical parameters measurement. Read more »

LED | Featured | Nichia | Mar 16, 2021

NICHIA’s Advanced Phosphor Technology LEDs Deliver Industry’s Highest Joint-boost in Color Rendering and Efficacy

NICHIA’s Advanced Phosphor Technology LEDs Deliver Industry’s Highest Joint-boost in Color Rendering and Efficacy NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces its H6 series. Implemented into NICHIA’s 3030 mid-power 757 package to start, the new family of LEDs delivers the highest multi-level boost in color rendition and efficacy whilst maintaining the outstanding lifetime expected from NICHIA. Read more »

Hamamatsu | microLEDs | LED | Mar 10, 2021

Inspection of micro-LEDs for Next-Generation Displays

Inspection of micro-LEDs for Next-Generation Displays Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a system for high-speed inspection of micro-LEDs on wafers to detect abnormalities in their external appearance, intensity and wavelength of their light emissions. This inspection system utilizes a photoluminescence (PL) measurement technique* that is based on our advanced image processing technology and a newly developed imaging module with our unique optical design technology. Read more »

FEATURED

UniDriver® Universal Input Line Voltage LED Drivers

UniDriver® Universal Input Line Voltage LED Drivers LTF Technology’s UniDriver Series offers the ultimate in flexibility and ease of driver selection for lighting industry OEMs and specifiers. These technologically-advanced LED drivers offer True-Tri-Mode dimming from 100V to 277V (ELV, TRIAC, 0-10V), dimming levels from 100% to 0.1%, compatibility ... Read more »

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NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München LED manufacturer NICHIA, a specialist in highly efficient lighting, Human Centric Lighting and the imitation of natural light, will participate in the Munich Lichtwoche 2021 from 5 to 12 November with a light installation, two presentations and a discussion on the topic of UV-C. The light ... Read more »

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