Business News | Nov 08, 2007

LEDs Poised to Drive a New Lighting Revolution

The attached figure presents iSuppli's forecast for the total LED market for 2006 and 2011. After two years of moderate single-digit revenue growth in 2005 and 2006, the solid-state lighting industry is poised to propel LED revenue to a double-digit expansion rate in 2007. Read more »

Business News | Nov 08, 2007

Cree Adds XLamp LED Operations to ISO/TS Certification

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced completion of a successful advancement assessment audit for the company’s ISO/TS16949 certification. This year’s audit includes the XLamp® LED production facility in Durham, as well as the company’s LED chip, power and materials manufacturing operations. The ISO/TS certification demonstrates Cree’s commitment to high-quality product manufacturing. Read more »

Business News | Oct 31, 2007

OSRAM has certified new partners for LED lighting consulting and engineering

OSRAM has certified two new companies for their LED lighting technology. PublicScreen & Lightsystem Ltd. is specialised in the provision, implementation and project management of cutting edge lighting solutions for large-scale architectural and corporate projects. Tetracis-Plurirede is a company with recognized competence on LED / Electronic circuits design, having capacity for total design solution of LED light application, including lenses and reflectors. Read more »

Business News | Oct 24, 2007

Epistar orders AIXTRON MOCVD tools to boosts GaN LEDs production

AIXTRON AG is pleased to announce the order for multiple MOCVD tools from Epistar, one of the world's leading manufacturers of Ultra-High-Brightness (UHB) LEDs. The order comprises CRIUS Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) reactors together with AIX 2800G4 HT Planetary Reactor systems, AIXTRON’s Flagship products for large scale GaN based LED production. Read more »

Business News | Oct 22, 2007

Exciting times at Advanced LEDs Ltd

adv_led-jpg Advanced LEDs Ltd UK manufacturer of high performance LED luminaires have taken a big leap forward after signing an exclusive relationship agreement with E.ON Energy Services. This agreement will open up markets in street lighting and enable E.ON to be the first company to offer LED street lighting for major contracts around the world. Read more »

Business News | Oct 22, 2007

New Member of "LED City": Ann Arbor Embraces LED Technology

led_city_annarb-jpg Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, and the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, today announced that Ann Arbor will join Raleigh, N.C. and Toronto, in the growing LED City™ initiative. In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption, Ann Arbor plans to become the first U.S. city to convert 100 percent of its downtown streetlights to LED technology. Read more »

Business News | Oct 22, 2007

PHILIPS SOLID-STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS AWARDED FEDERAL GRANT TO ADVANCE STANDARDS FOR COLOR QUALITY RATINGS

Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, the new entity formed by Philips' acquisition of Color Kinetics, today announced it has been awarded a $250,000 contract by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - a federal agency that develops and promotes measurement, standards, and technology. Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions will develop and create a new test system to improve methods for calculating and measuring the quality of a light source. Read more »

Business News | Oct 10, 2007

Luminus Devices Expands Sales Organization to Target Solid State Lighting Market

Luminus Devices, Inc. today announced its plans to enter the solid state lighting market with the appointment of a new director of sales for the company’s emerging general illumination business. David Sciabica has joined the company as director of sales and will be responsible for sales of PhlatLight products specifically for general lighting applications. Read more »

Business News | Oct 08, 2007

LED Holdings and Lighting Science Group combine forces - Transaction Creates Unique Lighting Solutions Company

LED Holdings, LLC, a global leader in custom LED (light-emitting diode) lighting solutions, and Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSGP), a leading developer and integrator of white light solutions using LED technology, announced today that LED Holdings has contributed all of its assets, including $15 million in cash, to Lighting Science Group in exchange for a combination of preferred and common stock representing 70% of the common stock and 80% of the voting power of Lighting Science Group on a fully-diluted basis. Read more »

Business News | Oct 02, 2007

LedEngin, Inc. Secures $11 Million in Series C Funding to accelerate market adoption of energy efficient SSL solutions

ledengine_uv-jpg LedEngin, Inc., a leading supplier of high power Light Emitting Diodes (LED) components and light source modules, today announced closing of its series C round of funding led by Partech International. 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 »

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EuControls Introduces Its Zigbee Compatible Ceiling Mount Multi-Sensor 810-PLT-DZB

EuControls Introduces Its Zigbee Compatible Ceiling Mount Multi-Sensor 810-PLT-DZB EuControls is excited to announce the addition of a compact ceiling mount multi-sensor/controller to its growing wireless lighting controls product portfolio. The S810-PLT-DZB is a unique Zigbee compatible energy management device aimed at new and retrofit indoor lighting projects that require ... Read more »

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Selecting the UV LED Wavelength for Purification Applications

Selecting the UV LED Wavelength for Purification Applications Patrick Durand is the Worldwide Technical Director at Future Lighting Solutions (FLS) with over 15 years of experience in the solid state lighting industry. Patrick leads the FLS Technical Marketing teams and FLS laboratory teams located in multiple regions around the world with the objective of ... 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 »