News-Spot | Business News | Apr 12, 2016

LightingEurope Strongly Recommends not Applying Amendments on Tolerances Before the “Single Lighting Regulation” is in Place

LightingEurope Strongly Recommends not Applying Amendments on Tolerances Before the “Single Lighting Regulation” is in Place “Lighting Europe appreciates last week’s proposal from CoolProducts in relation to halogen lamps,” said Diederik de Stoppelaar, Secretary General of LightingEurope, “but believes that such an important change goes beyond halogen lamps and will have a significant effect on all lighting products. The impact of such a change is impossible to predict and prepare at such short notice before the vote of the Regulatory Committee.“ Read more »

Event News | Apr 06, 2016

LpS 2016 - The International Conference Dedicated to Lighting Innovations, Trends and Technologies

LpS 2016 -  The International Conference Dedicated  to Lighting Innovations, Trends and Technologies The 6th International LED professional Symposium +Expo in Bregenz from September 20th to 22nd reinforces creativity, innovations and new lighting solutions. The outstanding conference program will focus on “Smart Technologies for Lighting Innovations.” Read more »

Business News | Mar 23, 2016

Lumileds and BluGlass Cooperate for Developing Certain RPCVD Enhanced LEDs

Lumileds and BluGlass Cooperate for Developing Certain RPCVD Enhanced LEDs Australian technology innovator BluGlass Limited has today announced that it has entered into an exclusive collaboration agreement with Lumileds. Lumileds develops, manufactures and distributes LEDs and automotive lighting products. The two companies will work together to explore potential use of low temperature RPCVD for specific LED applications defined by the agreement. This agreement follows on from the initial collaboration of BluGlass and Lumileds. Read more »

Business News | Mar 21, 2016

Nichia Corporation and Future Lighting Solutions Announce Partnership

Nichia Corporation, the pioneer and the leader in LED technology and Future Lighting Solutions (FLS), the world-class leader and innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, today announce a new distribution agreement covering the Americas and Europe*. Read more »

Event News | Mar 11, 2016

Illuminotronica 2016: LED Lighting, Smart Technologies and Customized Solutions to Achieve Wellbeing, Safety and Energy Savings

Codega Milan, March 5 - Smart lighting, Li-Fi, OLED, Internet of Things, Solid State Lighting. All these words are related to innovation and new technologies which are changing - after the introduction of LEDs in lighting sector - our way of thinking light in different scenarios. Not to mention the high performance and lower costs that make LED a pervasive technology, with growth peaks in all applications. Read more »

News-Spot | Project News | Business News | Mar 11, 2016

5000m2 LED Museum Opens in October 2016

1.2.jpg Responding to the call of national policy, Guangzhou Hongli Opto – Electronic Co., Ltd. has been committing to delivering innovation in LED (Light Emitting Diode) research and development in the past years, which has injected new blood and cultural element for the industry. Read more »

Event News | Mar 09, 2016

Photoptics 2016 Report

Photoptics 2016 Report PHOTOPTICS 2016 – The 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology took place in Rome - Italy, from February 27 to 29. PHOTOPTICS 2016 was held covering a broad range of related fields on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. After a strict selection process, the PHOTOPTICS program included full papers (13% of submissions) and short papers (28% of submissions). Additionally 19% of submissions papers were accepted for poster presentation. With these acceptance ratios, we can assume that PHOTOPTICS next editions tend to be a quality conferences with high caliber. Read more »

Event News | Mar 08, 2016

Over 100 Seminars on Design, Market and Technology at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016

Over 100 Seminars on Design, Market and Technology at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Experts share industry forecasts through interactive THINKLIGHT programme Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), continues to work towards exposing the market’s untapped potential. The fair’s 21st edition, scheduled to take place from 9 – 12 June 2016 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, features an event programme that focuses on promoting out-of-the-box thinking and pushing the boundaries of conventional lighting concepts. Read more »

Event News | Mar 04, 2016

Qatar National Vision 2030 – Get Involved

Qatar National Vision 2030 – Get Involved Driven by the enormous amount of construction and development that Qatar is currently undertaking, as it works towards the goals of the National Strategy 2011-2016 and the National Vision 2030, lighting is playing an increasingly important role in the development of Doha as a world-class city. LightingTech Qatar is a dedicated conference powered by Project Qatar, addressing the latest trends, key challenges, and upcoming opportunities in Qatar's rapidly developing lighting industry. This conference will be held on 09-10 May 2016 at City Centre Rotana Doha, Qatar. Read more »

Featured | Business News | Mar 04, 2016

Samsung Launches Branding Program for High-Quality LED Lighting Products

Samsung Launches Branding Program for High-Quality LED Lighting Products Samsung Electronics has launched an LED component branding program to help consumers select high-quality LED lighting products that use Samsung-produced, advanced LED components. Read more »

Event News | News-Spot | Feb 27, 2016

European Photonics Venture Forum

European Photonics Venture Forum The 2nd edition of the European Photonics Venture Forum (EPVF) will take place on 2 & 3 June 2016 in Eindhoven. It will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and policy makers in an intense and high-energy programme of pitching, ideas sharing, networking and direction setting. The first edition was initiated by FP7 funded project LightJumps, under coordination of James Cogan. This year the event will be an initiative of FP7 project Actphast and will be organized with the support of high-ranking members of regional, national and European photonics organisations. EPVF is organised in association with the International Photonics Event in Veldhoven on 1&2 June 2016. Read more »

Event News | Feb 16, 2016

Trending Advancements at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Reveal Lighting Solutions in a New Dimension

Trending Advancements at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Reveal Lighting Solutions in a New Dimension Over 70% of booths reserved for 21st edition, leading brands to demonstrate innovative technologies. From 9 – 12 June 2016 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, the global lighting community will converge and attempt to unveil the industry’s next game-changing breakthrough. Read more »

Event News | LpS | Feb 04, 2016

Call for Papers - LED professional Symposium +Expo 2016 | Deadline to Submit Your Abstract is February 19th

Exhibition The LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS) is the leading annual international conference that addresses solid-state lighting technologies and its applications. In 2016 it will take place from September 20th to 22nd in Bregenz, Austria. Experts from the fields of industry and academia are invited to submit an abstract to present their latest developments and expectations for future lighting trends and innovations to a highly qualified audience. The deadline for submissions is February 19th, 2016. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 28, 2016

EPIC Activity Report 2015

EPIC Activity Report 2015 EPIC has seen another record year of very powerful growth in its membership which now counts more than 240 members across 28 countries. Yesterday, EPIC published their annual activity report for 2015. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 27, 2016

Philips and GO Scale Capital led Consortiom Terminate Lumileds Transaction

Royal Philips announced that Philips and GO Scale Capital have terminated the agreement pursuant to which the consortium led by GO Scale Capital would acquire an 80.1% interest in Lumileds. Read more »

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Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good'

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good' At Light + Building 2020 held in Frankfurt, Nichia – the leader in high-performance LED solutions – reveals it will present at least three complementary technologies to improve the delivery of light quality under an over-arching banner of 'Light so Good'. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter

Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter A stacked nanocarbon antenna makes a rare earth element shine 5 times more brightly than previous designs, with applications in molecular light-emitting devices. - The europium Eu(III) complex with nanocarbon antenna emitting fine red light. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz Luger Research and Zhaga are proud to announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga Summit. This one-day event will provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs from the specifier community through workshops. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals Melatonin sets the internal clock. Researchers from IGB in an international team have analyzed data on the impact of light pollution on melatonin formation in humans and vertebrates. They found that even the low light intensities of urban skyglow can suppress melatonin production. Melatonin ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources The new CIE International Standard S 025-SP1/E:2019 is a supplement to CIE S 025:2015 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules specifies the requirements for measurement of electrical, photometric, and colorimetric quantities of OLED luminaires and OLED light sources. These sources ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights Kyra Xavia is a researcher, educator and investigative journalist based in New Zealand. Her roles as general secretary of the Light and Lighting Research Consortium (LLRC), delegate for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), New Zealand Ambassador for Women in Lighting 2019, and co-leader of ... Read more »