Business News | Jun 03, 2008

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Expands LED Portfolio to Help Lighting Designers and Developers Meet ENERGY STAR Standards

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, in their ongoing efforts to support energy savings initiatives, continues to broaden their product portfolio to offer LEDs that will help lighting designers and manufacturers meet or exceed ENERGY STAR standards for the solid state lighting (SSL) market. Read more »

Business News | Jun 03, 2008

Lamina Opens Product Showroom and Design Center in New York

Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina), the world leader in the development and manufacturer of high-power LED light engines, today announced it has opened The Lamina Design Center, a product showroom and design studio at 336 West 37th Street in Manhattan. The Center is located in The Arts Building (www.theartsbuilding.com), also home to lighting designers, artists and other businesses in the creative field. Read more »

Business News | May 29, 2008

Lumileds Implements Lumiramic Phosphor Technology as Part of its Roadmap - Reduction of Warm White LUXEON Rebel Bins at First

Old and new binning (top/bottom) The general lighting industry can look forward to dramatic improvements in the manufacture and supportability of color-consistent, white power LEDs under a new technology roadmap for Lumiramic phosphor technology. Read more »

Business News | May 23, 2008

Seoul Semiconductor’s Acriche - Now UL Recognized, Another SSL World First

ul_ru_mark_sm-jpg Seoul Semiconductor, one of the world’s leading LED manufacturers announced today that its Acriche A2 and A3 series have been evaluated and found in compliance with the requirements and therefore is approved to bear the UL Component Recognition Mark. Read more »

Business News | May 23, 2008

Cree Announces Volume Shipments of LR4 Recessed LED Down Lights

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces volume shipments in May of the LR4, a four-inch architectural recessed LED down light for new construction and renovation projects. The LR4 has been specified in a number of significant projects, including corporate campuses, full-service hotels, and global restaurant chains. Read more »

Business News | May 21, 2008

Carmanah and Beta Lighting Partner to Deliver BetaLED(tm) Solar-Powered Lighting Solution

Carmanah solar-powered area lights are now better and brighter than ever, thanks to a new partnership between Carmanah Technologies Corporation and Beta Lighting. Read more »

Business News | May 13, 2008

Intematix Adds Integration Capabilities with Solid State Lighting Technology Development Center

Intematix Corp. a leading innovator of advanced materials and merchant provider of patent-backed phosphor solutions for solid state lighting applications, today announced the launch of the Intematix Technology Center (ITC) in Yang Mei, Taiwan. With direct access to critical components, the center will provide LED packagers with the full compliment of materials necessary for rapid prototyping and deployment of any phosphor-based solid state lighting solution. In addition, ITC adds a full service integration and pilot production capability for a range of chip-on-board and integrated light engines/modules to support the needs of solid state lighting system providers. Read more »

Business News | May 05, 2008

Lamina Resource Center Offers Advanced Tools, Unique Expertise For Customer Product Development Needs

Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina), an innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, today announced it has launched the Lamina Resource Center, a unique service that allows customers and potential customers to utilize the company’s specialized expertise and equipment for their own product development purposes. Read more »

Business News | May 05, 2008

Nexxus Lighting Closes Acquisition of Lumificient Corporation

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: NEXS) today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of solid-state LED lighting manufacturer, Lumificient Corporation. The newly acquired company will be operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexxus Lighting and will continue to operate out of its manufacturing facility in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Read more »

Business News | Apr 24, 2008

Lighting Science Group Acquires Lighting Partner BV

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) ("LSG"), a leading developer and integrator of intelligent and energy-efficient LED lighting solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Lighting Partner BV ("LPBV"), an innovative manufacturer providing a broad range of LED and High- intensity Discharge ("HID") lighting solutions for residential, commercial, and retail applications based in The Netherlands. Read more »

Business News | Apr 23, 2008

Cree Announces LED University Program to Promote and Deploy LED Lighting Technology

Cree Announces LED University Program with North Carolina State University, Marquette University, University of California at Santa Barbara, University of Arkansas and Tianjin Polytechnic University. Read more »

Business News | Apr 23, 2008

Lamina Announces CO2 Offset Certification for LED Products

Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina), an innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, has announced that the use of their new TitanTurbo TruColor LED product has been certified to avoid more than 3 tons of C02 emissions into the earth’s atmosphere as compared to its incandescent equivalent. Read more »

Business News | Apr 18, 2008

Cree Expands Network of Solution Providers to Accelerate LED Adoption and Reduce Costs

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces seven new value-added solution providers have joined the global Cree Solution Provider network. The program, created in November 2007, now includes 21 leading LED solution providers. Read more »

Business News | Apr 18, 2008

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Opens New Asia Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong

OSRAM, a 100% Siemens subsidiary, today held an opening ceremony for the new Asia regional headquarters of its subsidiary, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, a specialist in semiconductor technology for lighting, sensor and visualization applications. Read more »

Business News | Apr 18, 2008

Zumtobel Group acquires Italian LED company SpaceCannon

The Zumtobel Group has strengthened its position in preparation for the further expansion of its LED operations through the acquisition of the Italian LED company SpaceCannon. SpaceCannon, which was founded in 1988 near Alessandria in Piedmont, specialises in LED-based lighting scenarios for outdoor, façade and event lighting. Read more »

FEATURED

Nichia UV LED Technology Supports Evolving Markets

Nichia UV LED Technology Supports Evolving Markets Nichia, a leading global specialist in LED technology, is now aiming to extend its dominance to the UV market following its impressive showcase at the recent RadTech 2020 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida, USA. The company's latest solutions remain ideal for curing applications, but an ... Read more »

FEATURED

TLCI + CRI 90-95 LEDs for Broadcast Illumination

TLCI + CRI 90-95 LEDs for Broadcast Illumination Optimize sports lighting for broadcast videography with the best possible illumination for eyes and cameras. Cree XLamp XP-L2 and XHP50.2 LEDs provide a natural "daylight" experience to indoor & night events while reducing the lighting intensity and manual color correction needed for excellent ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Ecosense Enters Replacement LED Lamp Business by Buying Soraa Shares

Ecosense Enters Replacement LED Lamp Business by Buying Soraa Shares Ecosense®, a leading LED technology company, announced today that it has acquired assets from Soraa, a designer and manufacturer of full-spectrum LED lamps based in Fremont, California. Under the terms of the deal, Ecosense acquires the Soraa name, intellectual property and lamps, including the ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

WEBINAR (May 14th): How to Achieve Better Products to the Eye Through Virtual Prototyping?

WEBINAR (May 14th): How to Achieve Better Products to the Eye Through Virtual Prototyping? In the CADFEM webinar on May, 14, 2020 you will learn, how physics-based simulations - virtual prototyping - contribute to develop better lighting products. The live presentation pictures the whole process - from editing the geometric model to the definition of light sources and sensors to the use ... Read more »