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SSL | MetroSpec Technology | Tunable White Light | Apr 06, 2021
HCL LED Modules with Tuning Technology
HCL LED Modules with Tuning Technology MetroSpec Technology, a leading American manufacturer of custom LED light sources announces FlexRad® Dim2Tone™, a flexible LED light engine that dims and changes color tone with a single dimming source, enabling smooth color transition through blending. Read more »
SSL | YUJILEDS | Red Spectrum | Apr 06, 2021
New LED Series with Enhanced Deep Red + Near-infrared Spectrum
New LED Series with Enhanced Deep Red + Near-infrared Spectrum Deep red and near-infrared are important wavelengths for specific applications as horticulture lighting, and medical lighting. However, only red or near-infrared LEDs are available for the general market with single bands and typical peak wavelengths of 630nm, 660nm, or 730nm. Read more »
SSL | Luminus Devices | Hospitality | Featured | Apr 01, 2021
Luminus Releases Hospitality COB Series for Hotels and Restaurants
Luminus Releases Hospitality COB Series for Hotels and Restaurants Luminus Devices has announced its new Hospitality COB series featuring high color rendering, precise chromaticity control and Warm CCTs. With LES sizes ranging from 6mm to 22mm, and lumen output from 500 to 5000 lumens, the Luminus Hospitality COB series is the smart choice for beautiful, warm light with excellent color rendering and 2 step SDCM color control standard. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Avi-on | UL | IoT | Mar 31, 2021
First Commercial Lighting Company Achieves IoT Security Rating
First Commercial Lighting Company Achieves IoT Security Rating UL announced that Avi-on Labs, Inc. is the first commercial lighting company to be recognized for achieving UL's IoT Security Rating. This Platinum level IoT Security Rating, as evaluated by UL, demonstrates that the Avi-on Pro Commercial Lighting Control Platform product line uses industry best practices and meets critical benchmarks for Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity. Read more »
Appointments | LightingEurope | Mar 29, 2021
LightingEurope Board and President Elected
LightingEurope Board and President Elected The General Assembly elected on 26 March a new Executive Board for a 2-year mandate. The Executive Board consists of an equal number of representatives of national lighting associations and corporate members of LightingEurope and has the role of implementing the LightingEurope strategy and work plans. Read more »
SSL | Cree LED | Featured | Mar 27, 2021
New Cree LED™ XLamp® XP-P LEDs Deliver Breakthrough Intensity
New Cree LED™ XLamp® XP-P LEDs Deliver Breakthrough Intensity Our name has changed, but our commitment to superior LED technology, reliability, innovation, support, and service remains steadfast. The same teams with years of Cree LED experience are newly energized to help our customers improve their LED-based products and develop new applications. Read more »
SSL | Measurement | Lisun Electronics | Mar 26, 2021
Improve the Accuracy of the LED Flux Testing in the Sphere
Improve the Accuracy of the LED Flux Testing in the Sphere According to the particularity of LED luminous flux measurement, unique optimization is adopted in the design of the integrating sphere for LED measurement combined with the diffuse materials of high reflectivity, which makes the system stability and accuracy have great improvement. The experimental results show that the system stability and consistency is much higher than other common LED test system. It is the system which is really suitable for LED optical parameters measurement. Read more »
Human Centric Lighting | Lumileds | Bios Lighting | Featured | Mar 24, 2021
New LUXEON® SkyBlue™ LED Solution Simplifies and Speeds Development of Human-Centric Lighting
New LUXEON® SkyBlue™ LED Solution Simplifies and Speeds Development of  Human-Centric Lighting Lumileds today announced the immediate availability of its new LED human-centric lighting solution – LUXEON SkyBlue. In partnership with BIOS Lighting, Lumileds has engineered a circadian lighting solution that delivers superior melanopic ratios at comfortable CCTs – 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K – with industry-leading efficacy and uniformity at the lowest solution cost. Read more »
Trends | Signify | 3D Printing | Mar 24, 2021
India’s First Tailor-Made 3D Printed Luminaires
India’s First Tailor-Made 3D Printed Luminaires Signify launched India’s first tailor-made 3D printed luminaires. This highly flexible and more sustainable form of manufacturing, using a 100% recyclable polycarbonate material, enables the company to produce luminaires that have bespoke designs or are tailored to customer’s exact needs and recycled at the end of their life, supporting a circular economy. Read more »
Smart Lighting | Drivers | Cuvee Systems | Mar 20, 2021
Universal Quad Mode Driver
Universal Quad Mode Driver Cuvée Systems has announced its Universal Quad Mode Driver ideal for both residential and commercial applications. This is the industry’s first universal driver that can dim by all 4 commonly used dimming methods: phase cut leading edge or trailing edge, 0-10V or PWM. Read more »
Business | Mar 18, 2021
Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic Corporation
Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic Corporation Atar Capital, a Los Angeles-based global private investment firm, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from parent company, Panasonic Corporation. Both North American companies are market leaders in the industry, recognized for their award-winning commitment to quality and innovation in digital lighting design that provides end-to-end vertical lighting ecosystems. Read more »
Digi-Key | Mar 17, 2021
Digi-Key Electronics Launches Enhanced Part Tracing for Cut Tape Printing
Digi-Key Electronics Launches Enhanced Part Tracing for Cut Tape Printing Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has launched an enhanced traceability feature called Part Tracing for printing information to appear directly on cut tape products. This new development will enable engineers to better organize their components and also improve traceability. Read more »
Automotive | Testing | Instrument Systems | Mar 17, 2021
Short-pulse High-Power LED Testing
Short-pulse High-Power LED Testing Optical measurement accuracy for high-power LEDs in advanced LED package designs calls for extremely fast and precisely triggerable spectroradiometers. Read more »
Horticulture | Indoor Farming | Light Science Technologies | Mar 17, 2021
Indoor Farming Laboratory Opened
Indoor Farming Laboratory Opened Light Science Technologies (LST), one of the UK’s leading AgriTech firms, has opened its new, state-of-the-art in-house laboratory as it aims to revolutionise indoor farming by helping growers create the perfect plant recipe. Read more »
LED | Featured | Nichia | Mar 16, 2021
NICHIA’s Advanced Phosphor Technology LEDs Deliver Industry’s Highest Joint-boost in Color Rendering and Efficacy
NICHIA’s Advanced Phosphor Technology LEDs Deliver Industry’s Highest Joint-boost in Color Rendering and Efficacy NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces its H6 series. Implemented into NICHIA’s 3030 mid-power 757 package to start, the new family of LEDs delivers the highest multi-level boost in color rendition and efficacy whilst maintaining the outstanding lifetime expected from NICHIA. Read more »
Human Centric Lighting | Market Assessment | Mar 12, 2021
Light and Wellness Market Assessment
Light and Wellness Market Assessment The DLC has released a request for proposals for a consultant to characterize the LED light and wellness lighting market as it pertains to commercial applications. Proposals will be accepted until March 29, 2021. Read more »
Business | Featured | Events | Mar 11, 2021
deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life | May 11th, 3 PM CEST
deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life | May 11th, 3 PM CEST The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar explains how good light indoors contributes to health and well-being. Read more »
Automotive | Osram Continental | Mar 11, 2021
Exchangeable Light Engine for Automotive Headlamps
Exchangeable Light Engine for Automotive Headlamps With its new eXchangeable Light Engine, OSRAM Continental is now extending and simplifying the integration of LED lighting solutions to entry-level vehicle classes. The automotive lighting specialist aims to create a new industry standard where LED headlights are to become the norm in automotive lighting – to make driving at night significantly safer. Read more »
Hamamatsu | microLEDs | LED | Mar 10, 2021
Inspection of micro-LEDs for Next-Generation Displays
Inspection of micro-LEDs for Next-Generation Displays Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a system for high-speed inspection of micro-LEDs on wafers to detect abnormalities in their external appearance, intensity and wavelength of their light emissions. This inspection system utilizes a photoluminescence (PL) measurement technique* that is based on our advanced image processing technology and a newly developed imaging module with our unique optical design technology. Read more »
Business | Digi-Key | On-Semiconductor | Mar 10, 2021
Digi-Key Electronics Named ON Semiconductor Global High Service Distributor of the Year
Digi-Key Electronics Named ON Semiconductor Global High Service Distributor of the Year Digi-Key Electronics, the leading global electronic components distributor, was named ON Semiconductor’s Global High Service Distributor for 2020. This is the second year Digi-Key has been recognized with the Global High Service Distribution Partner Award, which honors the distributor that led channel sales, grew market share, captured increased sales of products and scored highly on overall process excellence in the evolving semiconductor market. Read more »
Quantum Dots | Nano-Lit Technologies | Trends | Mar 09, 2021
Quantum Dots Launch For The First Time In Lighting
Quantum Dots Launch For The First Time In Lighting Vancouver based, Nano-Lit Technologies lighting system adjusts wavelengths and colour temperature throughout the day to support the alignment of the body’s circadian rhythm to the day-night cycle. SENSO Lighting fixtures with Nano-Lit light engines address features within the WELL Light concept of WELL v2. The effect of light on people is an emerging area of study and to date we know more about its effect on plants than people in buildings. Read more »
Trends | Micro-LEDs | Mar 08, 2021
Micro LEDs for Medical Applications
Micro LEDs for Medical Applications The team of Prof. Sekiguchi of Toyohashi University of Technology and ALLOS Semiconductors have engaged to realize high efficiency nitride-based micro LED chips for novel in-vivo neutral application. Read more »
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