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SSL | Systems + Applications | Smart Lighting + IoT | Controls | Luminaires | Feb 01, 2021

Luminis Integrates nLight® AIR Wireless Control Option

Luminis Integrates nLight® AIR Wireless Control Option Luminis, an established innovator and manufacturer of specification-grade, interior and exterior lighting solutions, today announced a wide range of its luminaires will now be offered with nLight® AIR wireless lighting controls. Read more »

SSL | Components | Laser | VCSEL | Special Applications | Jan 29, 2021

Mass Production of Seoul Viosys' 25Gbps VCSELs - a Game Changer in 5G Communication Applications

Mass Production of Seoul Viosys' 25Gbps VCSELs - a Game Changer in 5G Communication Applications Seoul Viosys, a leading compound semiconductor provider, announced that for the first time in Korea, Seoul Viosys succeeded in developing vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) technology, a near-field-only 25Gbps laser diode compatible with 5G wired networks for transmitting and receiving, and has started mass production to supply these products to three initial customers. Read more »

SSL | LEDs | CSP LEDs | White LEDs | Outdoor Applications | Jan 27, 2021

Osram Chip Scale Package LED Enables Efficient and Cost-Saving Luminaires for Outdoor Lighting

Osram Chip Scale Package LED Enables Efficient and Cost-Saving Luminaires for Outdoor Lighting Whether it's lighting for city centers, parks or warehouses, the combination of energy efficiency and lighting quality is of key importance to luminaire manufacturers. The requirements for lighting solutions vary depending on the desired outcome - from a historic town bathed in pleasant warm white light to streets and tunnels brightly illuminated for drivers. The compact high-power LED Osconiq C 2424 from Osram Opto Semiconductors offers a broad color temperature range from cool to warm white and various color rendering indices (CRIs), enabling a large variety of different luminaire designs. In addition, it is the only CSP LED with an integrated ESD (electrostatic discharge device) available in the market, that protects the LED from any electrostatic damage. Read more »

SSL | Components | LED Drivers | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jan 27, 2021

Tridonic Announces Upgrade for Gen3 Premium Drivers

Tridonic Announces Upgrade for Gen3 Premium Drivers Following the upgrade to the 3rd generation of Stretched Compact and Strain Relief premium drivers, the latest low-profile premium drivers now also benefit from the new DALI-2 251, 252 and 253 extensions as well as the fade2zero function. In addition to the one4all interface, all the versions now have an NFC interface via which wireless programming and configuration are now possible using the proprietary companionSUITE. Read more »

SSL | Components | Linear Modules | Flexible Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | IP-Protection | Decorative Light | Jan 27, 2021

Acclaim Lighting's New Compact Direct View LED Tube Features a Highly Durable Second-Generation Silicone Body

Acclaim Lighting's New Compact Direct View LED Tube Features a Highly Durable Second-Generation Silicone Body Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Flex Tube Mini, a flexible, direct view, outdoor LED strip with a compact 0.4"x0.4" profile in a wide range of color temperatures including 2200 K, 2700 K, 3000 K, 35000 K, 4000 K, 5700 K, red, green, blue and amber for customized lighting applications. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Outdoor Applications | Decorative Light | RGBW | Controls | Jan 27, 2021

Tivoli's New Litesphere with RGB+W Algorithm Controls Delivers Exceptional Color Saturation and TRUE White Performance

Tivoli's New Litesphere with RGB+W Algorithm Controls Delivers Exceptional Color Saturation and TRUE White Performance With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its revolutionary Litesphere True RGB+W LED strand light that offers proprietary algorithm controls for superior color saturation and TRUE white performance for commercial and architectural lighting applications. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Jan 22, 2021

Georg Bechter Licht Introduces CERA 28 - Profound Radiance, Artistic, Handmade, Fragile, with Velvety Light

Georg Bechter Licht Introduces CERA 28 - Profound Radiance, Artistic, Handmade, Fragile, with Velvety Light With the new CERA 28 product line, Georg Bechter Licht has a porcelain luminaire that shines like a light-ball, velvety with a deep and brilliant light. Handmade in the Viennese factory of Hermann Seiser, each luminaire is unique. Learn more about this special story of creation: Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Human Centric Lighting | Controls | Tunable White Light | Outdoor Applications | Jan 22, 2021

Tridonic Introduces SIDEREA - Future-Proof Outdoor Lighting Solution for Towns and Cities

Tridonic Introduces SIDEREA - Future-Proof Outdoor Lighting Solution for Towns and Cities Modern infrastructure is an essential stepping stone towards a smart and digitally connected city of the future. Urbanization, climate change and digitalization require new mindsets and solutions in towns and cities. SIDEREA from Tridonic is a new lighting solution with a comprehensive portfolio for smart city outdoor lighting. Read more »

SSL | Components | LEDs | IR-LEDs | Surveillance | Jan 15, 2021

Ushio's New Narrow Angle 850 nm IR Single-Chip LED Package Achieves World Record Output Power

Ushio's New Narrow Angle 850 nm IR Single-Chip LED Package Achieves World Record Output Power Ushio Inc. will release the SMBB850DS-1200 series 850 nm infrared LED package in February 2021. Intended for imaging and analysis under infrared (IR) illumination using surveillance cameras, ANPR [1], and other similar devices, this product has achieved both the highest power output in the world [2] (19 W [3]) and narrow-angle irradiation. Compared to conventional LEDs for use with surveillance cameras [4], this product has achieved five times higher output per package, an irradiated area approximately four times wider, and approximately two times higher central illuminance, when used for long-distance irradiation. Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Systems + Applications | Retrofit | Bluetooth | Linear Modules | Jan 15, 2021

Universal Lighting Introduces LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth®

Universal Lighting Introduces LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth® Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. a global leader in lighting, and a member of the Panasonic Group, today announced the launch of its LRAxC LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth Controls. The product comes as a natural addition to the expanding fixture control ecosystem options offered by Universal. Read more »

SSL | LEDs | LED Modules | Indoor Applications | Warranty | Jan 13, 2021

Xicato Announces Unprecedented 10-Year Warranty on Lumen and Color

Xicato Announces Unprecedented 10-Year Warranty on Lumen and Color Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality LED light sources, today announced its groundbreaking line of LEDs with Corrected Cold Phosphor Technology®; the XCA, XTM and the XIM intelligent light module, are now backed with the industry's only10-year warranty on lumen and color. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Driver Modules | Emergency Lighting | Jan 13, 2021

EarthTronics Introduces Six LED Emergency Solution Options for a Range of AC Input Lamps

EarthTronics Introduces Six LED Emergency Solution Options for a Range of AC Input Lamps EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-saving lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces its line of LED Backup Drivers to regulate the power supplied to the LED fixture to ensure that lighting is promptly, automatically provided when power fails for people to evacuate safely in a suitable time in the event of an emergency. Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Systems + Applications | Controls | Wireless | OS-Update | Jan 07, 2021

Mira Release 2.5 - Wireless Technology Reaches New Levels of Stability and Scalability

Mira Release 2.5 - Wireless Technology Reaches New Levels of Stability and Scalability Today LumenRadio – a global leader in reliable wireless communication – release version 2.5 of Mira which introduces many stability improvements for larger, and more stable networks. With Mira version 2.5 LumenRadio double down on their promise of "Wireless Without Worries!" – pushing the limits of stability and scalability even further. Read more »

SSL | Components | UV | UV LED | UV-C | Disinfection | Dec 14, 2020

Osram Enters UV-C LEDs Market Offering Their First Products

Osram Enters UV-C LEDs Market Offering Their First Products The longer the coronavirus pandemic lasts, the more important it is to stay safe and healthy in everyday life. Hygiene measures, such as wearing a facemask or socially distancing, help safeguard against the spread of germs. But light in the right wavelength also makes an enormous contribution to fighting viruses. UV-C light can eliminate 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria on surfaces, in the air and in drinking water. As one of the world's leading manufacturers, Osram Opto Semiconductors now enables particularly small and robust disinfection applications with its LEDs, while also driving the industrialization of these special light sources forward. The Oslon UV 3636 marks the beginning of a comprehensive portfolio in the UV-C LED sector. Read more »

SSL | Components | LED Drivers | Outdoor Applications | Dec 07, 2020

Inventronics Introduces Controls-Ready IP66/IP67 LED Drivers with Dim-to-Off Functionality

Inventronics Introduces Controls-Ready IP66/IP67 LED Drivers with Dim-to-Off Functionality Inventronics introduces their new family of IP66/IP67 LED drivers that are Controls-Ready with Dim-to-Off functionality that facilitates integration with sensors or control systems to ensure optimal lighting performance. The EUM-Mx family allows for reduced inventory SKUs, increased design flexibility, Controls-Ready features to simplify wiring for low voltage controls and a wide input voltage range of 90-305 Vac to assist world-wide applications. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 07, 2020

Aculux Introduces Enhancements to AX4 Series of Architectural Luminaires

Aculux Introduces Enhancements to AX4 Series of Architectural Luminaires Aculux®, an established leader in the manufacture of precision luminaires, today announced enhancements to the AX series, its highest performing architectural luminaires. The comprehensive family of ceiling downlights provides industry-leading cutoff and glare control to create quiet ceilings. Read more »

SSL | Components | UV | UV-Modules | Disinfection | Dec 01, 2020

LightLab Sweden's New UV Light Disinfection Technology Outperforms Conventional UV-Technology

LightLab Sweden's New UV Light Disinfection Technology Outperforms Conventional UV-Technology Swedish cleantech company LightLab Sweden is introducing a new UVC disinfection technology called PureFize®, proven to inactivate bacteria and viruses, among them SARS-CoV-2. To test its effectiveness, LightLab Sweden partnered with SAES Group and the University of Siena, Italy. To proof the effectiveness, a prototype of a consumer product has been designed. It shows that PureFize can be used to inactivate any SARS-CoV-2 presence (>99.9999%) on items that consumers use every day. The results will be submitted for publication in the International Journal of Public Health. Read more »

SSL | Components | LEDs | Micro-LEDs | Displays | Nov 24, 2020

Porotech Launches Groundbreaking Micro-LED Product

Porotech Launches Groundbreaking Micro-LED Product University of Cambridge spin-out Porotech has today announced the launch of its first product based on its breakthrough gallium nitride (GaN) production technique that is set to transform the electronics industry. The company has launched the world's first commercial native red LED epiwafer for micro-LED applications. Read more »

SSL | Components | LEDs | UV LED | UV-C | Disinfection | Nov 11, 2020

Luminus Releases XFM-5050 UVC LEDs and Opens New Possibilities for Disinfection and Sterilization

Luminus Releases XFM-5050 UVC LEDs and Opens New Possibilities for Disinfection and Sterilization Luminus Devices today introduced its new XFM-5050 UVC LED series that sets new benchmarks for output, and lowers the $/mW another 20% compared to previous Luminus UVC LEDs. The series offers 2, 3, and 4 chip options with nominal power levels of 120, 180, and 240 mW of disinfection power. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Nov 11, 2020

Acclaim Lighting Introduces ColorSwitch Allowing Selection of Multiple CCTs

Acclaim Lighting Introduces ColorSwitch Allowing Selection of Multiple CCTs Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Adapt Cove, a low power, high output, dimmable LED cove light that features Acclaim's new ColorSwitch technology. ColorSwitch allows for manual onboard selection of multiple color temperatures of white, including 2200 K, 2700 K, 3000 K, and 3500 K for architectural lighting applications. Read more »

SSL | Components | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | DALI-2 | Nov 06, 2020

Inventronics Expands DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers with added Features

Inventronics Expands DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers with added Features Inventronics has expanded their new family of IP66/IP67 LED drivers with DALI-2 D4i certification provides OEMs the ability to monitor crucial driver information to reduce maintenance costs and the ability to plug and play controls. The expansion includes four different series that provide 75 W, 100 W, 150 W and 200 W power levels in addition to the existing 240 W models. The expanded EUM-Bx series allow for reduced inventory SKUs, streamlined production, increased design flexibility and a wide input voltage range of 90-305 Vac to assist world-wide applications. Read more »

SSL | Components | Controls | Driver Modules | Zhaga Compliant | Outdoor Applications | Wireless | Nov 06, 2020

LumenRadio Presents AirGlow – an Advanced Wireless Outdoor Lighting Control

LumenRadio Presents AirGlow – an Advanced Wireless Outdoor Lighting Control Wireless lighting technology expert LumenRadio launches AirGlow – a new product for outdoor lighting control that comes with a Zhaga Book 18 connector for easy installation and LumenRadio's ultra-reliable wireless mesh technology built in. In addition, AirGlow offers features and benefits not seen before in the outdoor lighting control segment, which together with the patented Mira technology, offer future IoT possibilities. Read more »

SSL | Components | Driver Modules | Nov 02, 2020

GlacialPower Launches LED Constant Voltage TRIAC Dimming Drivers for Low Voltage Areas

GlacialPower Launches LED Constant Voltage TRIAC Dimming Drivers for Low Voltage Areas GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-CVP060N-12VL and GP-CVP075N-24VL LED constant voltage driver are suitable for low voltage areas. They are available in 12V DC output rated power of 60 W and 24V DC output rated power of 76.8 W. These drivers support TRIAC dimming function, and appropriate for LED strips and under-cabinet lights application in places such as restaurants, jewelry shop, home and theater. Read more »

SSL | Components | LEDs | IR-LEDs | Broadband-LEDs | Nov 02, 2020

New High Power Visible-NIR Broadband LED from OSA Opto

New High Power Visible-NIR Broadband LED from OSA Opto The nearby black body emission spectrum of halogen or incandescent lamps lead to a preferred usage in various measurement applications like spectroscopy and hyperspectral imaging. But this technology has lost its importance for visible light sources in general lighting due to their lower luminous efficiency and the availability attenuates continuously. The massive progress in LED technology enabled OSA opto light the development of broadband emitters based on short wavelength LED in combination with phosphors. Read more »

SSL | LEDs | White LEDs | Color LEDs | Architectural Lighting | Automotive | Oct 30, 2020

17% Flux Boost in Key Colors for LUXEON C and CZ Color Lines

17% Flux Boost in Key Colors for LUXEON C and CZ Color Lines Lumileds announced breakthrough flux delivery from the PC Amber, Lime and Royal Blue emitters in its LUXEON C and CZ Color Lines, the lighting industry's broadest lines of color LEDs. The incredible 17% leap in flux of PC Amber in LUXEON C LEDs supports more efficient, safer, and easier to design lighting for first-responder vehicles, tow trucks and construction vehicles Read more »

SSL | UV | UV-C | UV-Modules | Disinfection | Oct 23, 2020

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 in handling UV-C radiation and can ensure a risk-free application. Read more »

SSL | Components | UV | UV-Modules | Curing | Oct 21, 2020

New DELOLUX 504 UV LED Lamp Speeds up Adhesive Curing

New DELOLUX 504 UV LED Lamp Speeds up Adhesive Curing DELO has introduced a new LED lamp for curing UV adhesives. The spot light source DELOLUX 504 features the latest generation of UV LEDs, achieving three times the intensity of the previous model. It was developed for high-speed production in the electronics and automotive industries that require small areas to be irradiated and equipment to be easily integrated into existing systems. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | UV | UV-C | Disinfection | Oct 16, 2020

Energy Focus Launches Advanced UV-C Disinfection Product Portfolio Offering Airborne and Surface Disinfection Solutions

Energy Focus Launches Advanced UV-C Disinfection Product Portfolio Offering Airborne and Surface Disinfection Solutions Energy Focus, a leader in sustainable LED lighting and human-centric lighting ("HCL") technologies, today launches a portfolio of germicidal UV-C Disinfection ("UVCD") products, with advanced, patent-pending technologies designed to destroy 99.9+ percent* of various pathogens, including influenza and coronaviruses such as SARS and SARS-CoV-2, in the air or on surfaces to improve indoor hygiene and sanitation. Three initial products – nUVo™, abUV™, and mUVe™ -- complement each other to meet the needs of air and surface disinfection for commercial, industrial and residential indoor environments. The products are available for pre-order on the Company's e-commerce website, through its internal salesforce and distribution channel partners, and deliveries are expected to start during the first quarter of 2021. Read more »

SSL | Materials | Optics + Opt. Materials | Resins | PMMA | Outdoor Applications | Oct 16, 2020

PLEXIGLAS® Optical HT Offers Enhanced Heat Deflection Temperature and Excellent Optical Properties

PLEXIGLAS® Optical HT Offers Enhanced Heat Deflection Temperature and Excellent Optical Properties With the new PLEXIGLAS® Optical HT, the Molding Compounds Business Unit of Röhm introduces a heat-resistant special molding compound providing the best possible optical quality, even at increased continuous service temperatures. With its balanced properties, it is the latest molding compound of Röhm's portfolio of branded polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA). PLEXIGLAS® Optical HT provides optical efficiency at the high standard of PLEXIGLAS® 8N, in combination with an increased heat deflection temperature similar to the PLEXIGLAS® Heatresist product family. In addition, the new special molding compound offers excellent weather resistance and durability which PLEXIGLAS® is known for. This new product provides innovative designers with advanced creative possibilities for automotive headlamps or luminaire components, which create a distinctive and vibrant appearance. Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Components | LED Modules | DALI | Bluetooth | Oct 14, 2020

Optoga's Latest Products Are Challenging the Lighting Industry with IoT

Optoga's Latest Products Are Challenging the Lighting Industry with IoT The lighting changes from just shining to being connected. Imagine if the lighting could be connected only when needed and not connected when there was no need, all in terms of cost and need. We have developed an LED Module that provides perfect light and is fully dimmable and when the luminaire manufacturers receive projects with Casambi, DALI or other ECO-Systems, they can directly integrate it into the luminaire. Read more »

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NICHIA Unveils High Radiant Flux Density UV-C LED

NICHIA Unveils High Radiant Flux Density UV-C LED NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has launched a high radiant flux density UV-C LED that can help target the inactivation and sterilization of various bacteria and viruses, including the new coronavirus. Read more »

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Zhaga Summit: "Sustainable Lighting for Smart Cities and Buildings"

Zhaga Summit: "Sustainable Lighting for Smart Cities and Buildings" Sustainability is a major trend in the lighting industry, driven by regulations and requested by customers and society. The Zhaga Consortium is hosting this online event on 29 September, 15:00 – 18:00 CEST with speakers from national authorities, cities, industry association, lighting design and ... Read more »

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Near-field Analysis of VCSEL Arrays

Near-field Analysis of VCSEL Arrays The VTC 4000 is Instrument System‘s VCSEL testing camera for comprehensive near-field analysis of complete VCSEL arrays. It enables the absolutely calibrated, traceable and polarization-controlled 2D characterization of all relevant parameters for every single emitter on the array. The VTC 4000, ... Read more »

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