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Luminus Devices | COB | Featured | SSL | Apr 01, 2023
Luminus’ Gen 2 Tunable COBs Deliver Highest Flux & Efficacy
Luminus’ Gen 2 Tunable COBs Deliver Highest Flux & Efficacy Luminus Devices has expanded its chip-on-board portfolio with the introduction of the Gen 2 CCT tunable COBs. These dynamic COBs feature two independent channels with 90+ CRI warm and cool white engineered in a multi-stripe design for excellent color mixing and high flux density for directional lighting. Read more »
ams OSRAM | OSLON | UV-C | Mar 31, 2023
UV-C LEDs: New OSLON® UV 3535 Mid Power Products
UV-C LEDs: New OSLON® UV 3535 Mid Power Products ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today introduced the OSLON® UV 3535 series of mid- power UV-C LEDs which meet customers’ requirements for longer lifetime, higher output power and easier system integration. The SU CULEP1.VC and SU CULDP1.VC UV-C LEDs in the OSLON® UV 3535 family from ams OSRAM are now available worldwide. Further information about UV-C treatment can be found here. Read more »
Trends | Mar 31, 2023
EIA Projects Will Reduce U.S. Energy-related CO2 Emissions Through 2050
EIA Projects Will Reduce U.S. Energy-related CO2 Emissions Through 2050 U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions drop 25% to 38% below what they were in 2005 by 2030, according to projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2023 (AEO2023). By the end of the projection period, 2050, U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions are 17% lower in this year’s Reference case compared with last year, after EIA accounted for the effects of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), energy technology costs and performance updates, a changed macroeconomic outlook, and other factors. Read more »
Ikea | Little Sun | Trends | Mar 31, 2023
IKEA and Little Sun Explore Light Sources Powered by the Sun
IKEA and Little Sun Explore Light Sources Powered by the Sun Most energy resources are limited, expensive and environmentally exhausting. And then there is the sun. Based on a shared belief that thoughtful design can make a difference, Little Sun joined forces with IKEA to develop SAMMANLÄNKAD with the wish to make solar energy available to more people. Read more »
Trilux | Business | Mar 15, 2023
Refurbishment Tool – Quickly Assists You in Finding the Right LED Solution
Refurbishment Tool – Quickly Assists You in Finding the Right LED Solution Due to lamp bans, high energy costs and ambitious sustainability goals, renovating inefficient conventional lighting solutions with LED lights is currently one of the most urgent and economically sensible tasks for companies. But how do customers quickly and easily find the right 1:1 renovation solution for their individual projects? TRILUX provides the answer with the TRILUX REFURBISHMENT TOOL. Read more »
Glamox | Trends | Mar 14, 2023
Glamox to Reduce Carbon Footprint of LED Luminaires by Switching to Recycled Aluminium
Glamox to Reduce Carbon Footprint of LED Luminaires by Switching to Recycled Aluminium Glamox AS, a leading lighting company, is progressing towards its goal of Net Zero operations by 2030. Today it announced that it has started to switch from using virgin aluminium to recycled aluminium in manufacturing its LED luminaires. The company has already made the switch for one of its most popular luminaires and is preparing to extend it to other families. The move will further lower the carbon footprint of the company and those customers who purchase the already energy-efficient LED luminaires for use in professional buildings. Read more »
Cree LED | XLamp | Pro9 | SSL | Featured | Mar 02, 2023
XLamp® Pro9 LEDs offer 3x+ light output of competing COBs
XLamp® Pro9 LEDs offer 3x+ light output of competing COBs XLamp® CMB Pro9, XLamp CMU Pro9 & XLamp CHA Pro9 Enable more than 3x the light output of competing COB LEDs. New Pro9 XLamp® LEDs improve the output, efficacy and size of LED luminaires in commercial applications requiring high quality light. Read more »
Trends | Research | Mar 01, 2023
Method to Calculate Melanopic Light Reaching the Retina Depending on the Optical Density of an Aging Crystalline Lens
Method to Calculate Melanopic Light Reaching the Retina Depending on the Optical Density of an Aging Crystalline Lens Lighting studies that take into account the age of the inhabitants of an area and are related to circadian light are difficult to find. This study aims to simplify a method to approximately compute the circadian light reaching the retina based on photopic illuminance reaching the corneal plane and considering the optical density of an aging crystalline lens. Read more »
Smart Lighting | LiFi | Feb 28, 2023
LiFi Module Ready for Integration
LiFi Module Ready for Integration The global leader in LiFi technology, pureLiFi launched their latest Light Antenna Module at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The cutting-edge wireless communications antenna is the first of its kind, smaller than a US dime and ready to enable LiFi in connected devices and smartphones at scale. The module will be compliant with the upcoming IEEE 802.11bb Light Communication standard which is in its final stages of ratification. Read more »
SSL | Retail Lighting | Feb 28, 2023
New Lighting Solutions Help Retailers Become More Sustainable
New Lighting Solutions Help Retailers Become More Sustainable Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, launches new luminaires and the latest advances in IoT-based lighting management at the EuroShop 2023 retail trade fair. The new innovations support the retail sector in its transition to a more sustainable, energy efficient and connected future. Read more »
Appointments | Feb 28, 2023
Current Lighting Announces the Appointment of Bill Tolley as Interim CEO
Current Lighting Announces the Appointment of Bill Tolley as Interim CEO Current™, a leading commercial and industrial (“C&I”) lighting and controls company, has appointed William (“Bill”) Tolley as its Interim CEO, effective yesterday. Departing CEO Manish Bhandari was instrumental in leading the company through the pandemic and a transformative acquisition of Hubbell’s C&I Lighting business. Read more »
Business | Feb 22, 2023
Light + Building 2024: Be Electrified
Light + Building 2024: Be Electrified For the building sector, the target is set by the EU climate protection package by 2050: it is climate neutrality. The milestones on the way there include the expansion of renewable energies, the increase in efficient energy use and the expansion of electromobility. The basis for this is the electrification and digitalisation of houses and buildings. The necessary technical solutions will be on show at Light + Building from 3 to 8 March 2024 in Frankfurt am Main. Read more »
Horticulture | Feb 22, 2023
New LED Strategies Could Make Vertical Farming More Productive, Less Costly
New LED Strategies Could Make Vertical Farming More Productive, Less Costly Purdue University researchers have designed two simple LED lighting strategies to increase yield and reduce energy costs for the vertical farming sector of indoor agriculture. The close-canopy and focused-lighting strategies developed by PhD candidate Fatemeh Sheibani and professor Cary Mitchell, both in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture in Purdue’s College of Agriculture, capitalize on LED lighting’s special properties. Read more »
Appointments | Feb 22, 2023
Signify Appoints Nico van der Merwe as CEO for UK&I
Signify Appoints Nico van der Merwe as CEO for UK&I Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has appointed Nico van der Merwe as Chief Executive Officer for Signify UK and Ireland, started 1 February 2023. Nico joins Signify from Schneider Electric, where he spent 15 years in various roles, most recently as Vice President for Home & Distribution UK&I. Read more »
Instrument Systems | ISO 17025 | Testing | Business | Feb 14, 2023
ISO 17025 Compliant On-site Testing at the Customer’s Premises
ISO 17025 Compliant On-site Testing at the Customer’s Premises As of January 2023, Instrument Systems optionally offers its ISO 17025 compliant illuminance and luminous intensity tests at the installation sites of its big AMS and LGS goniophotometer light measurement systems. Previously, the accreditation for on-site testing only applied for Instrument Systems’ DMS display measurement systems. The option to have equipment tested at the installation site in order to obtain an ISO 17025 compliant certificate, allows customers a nearly uninterrupted operation of their large systems, which are often continuously in use for quality control and COP testing. Read more »
Battery Technology | Trends | Feb 13, 2023
The Changing Landscape of Battery Technology
The Changing Landscape of Battery Technology While Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium batteries are still incredibly popular in emergency lighting, there is a definite shift towards Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) technology. When compared to the legacy technologies, this newer solution offers a number of benefits. Read more »
Trends | Laser Module | Feb 13, 2023
Pilot Photonics Announces World's Fast Switching Tunable Laser
Pilot Photonics Announces World's Fast Switching Tunable Laser Pilot Photonics announced the availability of a new widely tunable laser module. It is the only commercially available tunable laser that offers the elusive combination of nanosecond switching and narrow linewidth solving a long running challenge in the industry. Read more »
SSL | MetroSpec Technology | Khatod | FlexRad BoardOnCoil | Feb 13, 2023
MetroSpec Technology Launches FlexRad BoardOnCoil Minnie
MetroSpec Technology Launches FlexRad BoardOnCoil Minnie MetroSpec Technology® has leveraged its novel FlexRad® BoardOnCoil (BOC) technology to create the BOC Minnie. This new geometry can be used for pendant downlights, spot lights, sconces, acrylic rod lighting, and a wide variety of single-sided and double-sided directional fixtures. At less than 35mm in diameter and under 20mm in depth (including optic and heat sink), this light source is extremely compact. Powered up to 5 watts and capable of over 160 lumens per watt, the module is entirely self-cooled, requiring no separate heat sink. Read more »
Photonics Austria | Feb 09, 2023
Photonics Austria: Delegation Trip on May 15-17
Photonics Austria: Delegation Trip on May 15-17 A delegation trip will take place in Austria in cooperation with Photonics Finland, BW, Lithuania and France within the framework of the EU project "Photonics4Industry" and the "International Day of Light", as you can see in the attached flyer. Read more »
Trends | Signify | 5G | Feb 03, 2023
Smart Street Lighting Enables Wireless Broadband Connectivity
Smart Street Lighting Enables Wireless Broadband Connectivity Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting is helping the German municipality of Eichenzell become a future-proof smart city through the use of intelligent street lighting. Its BrightSites solution brings fast, wireless broadband connectivity to the municipality, allowing Eichenzell to cater for next generation IoT applications and future 5G densification. Read more »
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