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Business | Featured | Cree LED | Mar 04, 2021
New Name. New breakthroughs. All LED.
New Name. New breakthroughs. All LED. SMART Global Holdings, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cree, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CREE) Cree LED Products business unit (“Cree LED”). Read more »
General Lighting | Featured | LUXTECH | Mar 03, 2021
LUXTECH Presents OneCut High-Efficacy: >200 lm/W LED Module
LUXTECH Presents OneCut High-Efficacy:   >200 lm/W LED Module OneCut HE is LUXTECH’s most efficient linear/rigid white LED module to date; at 44” long it boasts >200 lm/W with cuttability every 5.5” to fit any standard fixture size. On board poke-in connectors, screw mounting holes, and intermittent solder pads make for reliable installation and maximum board yield perfect for DLC Premium fixture requirements. Read more »
Appointments | Mar 02, 2021
Acuity Brands Announces Trevor PALMER as New President of Acuity Lighting and Lighting Controls Business
Acuity Brands Announces Trevor PALMER as New President of Acuity Lighting and Lighting Controls Business Acuity Brands, Inc. announced Trevor S. Palmer was appointed President of the Company’s lighting and lighting controls business (ABL). Effective March 1, 2021, Trevor assumes responsibility for driving innovation across the Company’s lighting and lighting controls products, growing market share, and executing the digital transformation of the business. Trevor has over 27 years of experience in the building technology industry and recently served as Senior Vice President of Acuity Brands’ Digital Lighting Networks business. Read more »
Opinions | Commentary | Feb 27, 2021
From Kelly to Double Dynamic Lighting
From Kelly to Double Dynamic Lighting by Henrik CLAUSEN. Henrik has worked in the lighting sector for almost 30 years, collaborating with architects, interior designers and specialist lighting designers. Read more »
SSL | Hospitality | Luminus Devices | Feb 25, 2021
Hospitality COB Series Ideal for Hotels and Restaurants
Hospitality COB Series Ideal for Hotels and Restaurants Luminus Devices today introduced its new Hospitality COB Series. 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 precise 2 step SDCM color control standard. Read more »
Business | Company News | Feb 23, 2021
Wästberg Announces Investment by XAL
Wästberg Announces Investment by XAL Wästberg, the Swedish lighting company founded by Magnus Wästberg in 2008, has announced a new partnership with XAL, the Austrian lighting specialists. The move sees Magnus Wästberg and XAL buy-out the founding shareholders and XAL becoming the sole minority partner in the business. Read more »
Business | Company News | Smart Lighting | Feb 22, 2021
World Forum The Hague World’s First Congress Center to Install Trulifi
World Forum The Hague World’s First Congress Center to Install Trulifi Signify, the world leader in lighting, and World Forum The Hague, leader in hosting high-profile conferences, announced the world-first installation of Signify's Trulifi in a congress center, ensuring that future conference guests can enjoy the benefits of safe, secure, reliable and high-speed connectivity via light rather than radio waves. World Forum in The Hague, the Netherlands, is known for hosting some of the most high-profile conferences in the world such as the Global Conference on Cyber Security, World Press Freedom Conference and Climate Adaptation Summit 2021. The first installation concerns one meeting room with the potential for more. Read more »
Resources | LpR Article | Feb 20, 2021
Reader's Question About "Short-Pulse Testing"
Reader's Question About "Short-Pulse Testing" In reference to the article "Short-Pulse Testing Eliminates Self-Heating Errors to Produce True L-I Graphs" in issue LpR#83, a reader has asked why one measures with these short pulses, since this differs very much to the conditions in real application. Read the author's answer below. Read more »
Business | Feb 20, 2021
Osram Invests in UV LED Specialist Bolb
Osram Invests in UV LED Specialist Bolb With its investment in the California-based UV-C LED specialist Bolb Inc., Osram is further expanding its technological know-how of disinfection applications with UV-C light. The future cooperation between the two companies in the field of research will accelerate the industrialization of highly efficient and high-performance UV-C LEDs. Unlike previous solutions, LED-based disinfection systems require very little space and can be installed directly at the point of use - such as in water taps, washing machines or ventilation systems. Space-saving disinfection solutions make an important contribution to combating the coronavirus. According to Allied Market Research, the market for UV disinfection solutions is currently worth around one billion euros. This figure is expected to quadruple by 2027. Market researchers also expect the share of UV-C LED solutions to grow steadily. Read more »
SSL | Components | Systems + Applications | LED Drivers | Tracks | Feb 12, 2021
eldoLED Introduces a New 48V DC LED Track Driver
eldoLED Introduces a New 48V DC LED Track Driver eldoLED introduced today its 48V DC LED Track driver, a small programmable track driver that meets industry requirements for flicker performance while achieving high-quality dimming. This 48-volt, 32-watt DC power supplied LED driver delivers a high degree of light quality and consistent dimming performance for most miniaturized and smaller form factor track lighting systems. The driver provides a variety of programmable output versions (150-1050 mA output current range), delivering flexible and dynamic white and dim-to-dark capabilities. Read more »
SSL | Components | LED Modules | Linear Modules | Feb 10, 2021
Luminus and NewEnergy Announce Availability of a New Melanopic/Photopic Ratio Optimized Linear Module
Luminus and NewEnergy Announce Availability of a New Melanopic/Photopic Ratio Optimized Linear Module Luminus, Inc. and NewEnergy have recently introduced new linear modules built with Salud MP3030 LEDs. Salud LEDs are engineered to achieve specific melanopic/photopic ratios in addition to providing light that is both comfortable and renders true colors. NewEnergy's Salud linears deliver light that keeps people healthy, alert, and productive and are available in 3000 K, 4000 K and 5000 K. These linear modules are ideal for indoor applications including offices, schools, nursing homes, retail locations, hospitals and medical facilities – places where comfortable lighting and smart design promote productivity and wellness every day. Read more »
SSL | Components | LEDs | White LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Featured | Feb 10, 2021
Lumileds' News LUXEON 2835N 3V-LED Extends the Mid-Power Performance Curve
Lumileds' News LUXEON 2835N 3V-LED Extends the Mid-Power Performance Curve Lumileds announced the new LUXEON 2835N, which fills in the performance gap between the LUXEON 2835C and the LUXEON 2835 HE. The three variants are relatively close in performance at 65 mA – LUXEON 2835N delivers 204 lumens per Watt – as current increases, real differences in both light output and efficacy become clear. With its 300 mA current capability and excellent thermal characteristics, the new LUXEON 2835N is an optimal 3 V choice. Read more »
HCL | Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Feb 05, 2021
euroLighting's New LED Series with Broadband Light Spectrum up to 1000 nm
euroLighting's New LED Series with Broadband Light Spectrum up to 1000 nm With the new PW series, euroLighting is expanding its power-of-sun range to include LEDs with broadband light spectrum from 380 to 1000 nm. This broad spectrum is currently highly innovative for use in lighting to promote health and well-being. The LEDs have a very high light quality with a color rendering value of 98.9 and can support the body's own healing processes. Read more »
SSL | Components | LED Modules | Linear Modules | Flexible Modules | Feb 03, 2021
Tridonic's New Flexible LED Strips Provide Homogeneous Light from the Reel
Tridonic's New Flexible LED Strips Provide Homogeneous Light from the Reel The new flexible LLE FLEX CC ADV2 strip from Tridonic is only 14 mm wide and offers high efficacy and excellent quality of light. It can be divided every 140 mm and adapted to the dimensions of various profile and linear luminaires. The second module generation of flexible LED strips needs no solder joints and is equipped with 16 powerful LEDs in every 140 mm segment. Read more »
SSL | Components | LED Drivers | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Feb 03, 2021
GlacialPower Launches GP-CCP040P LED Constant Current Driver Series for the 36V CoB Market
GlacialPower Launches GP-CCP040P LED Constant Current Driver Series for the 36V CoB Market GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-CCP040P series LED constant current driver. At full load the new series provides an outstanding active power factor correction (PFC) which greater than 0.95 at 115 Vac, and more than 0.9 at 230 Vac. It has low no-load power consumption under 0.5 watt and a fast set-up time under 0.5 second at 230 Vac. Read more »
SSL | Systems + Applications | Smart Lighting + IoT | Controls | Luminaires | Feb 01, 2021
Luminis Integrates nLight® AIR Wireless Control Option
Luminis Integrates nLight® AIR Wireless Control Option Luminis, an established innovator and manufacturer of specification-grade, interior and exterior lighting solutions, today announced a wide range of its luminaires will now be offered with nLight® AIR wireless lighting controls. Read more »
SSL | Components | Laser | VCSEL | Special Applications | Jan 29, 2021
Mass Production of Seoul Viosys' 25Gbps VCSELs - a Game Changer in 5G Communication Applications
Mass Production of Seoul Viosys' 25Gbps VCSELs - a Game Changer in 5G Communication Applications Seoul Viosys, a leading compound semiconductor provider, announced that for the first time in Korea, Seoul Viosys succeeded in developing vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) technology, a near-field-only 25Gbps laser diode compatible with 5G wired networks for transmitting and receiving, and has started mass production to supply these products to three initial customers. Read more »
SSL | LEDs | CSP LEDs | White LEDs | Outdoor Applications | Jan 27, 2021
Osram Chip Scale Package LED Enables Efficient and Cost-Saving Luminaires for Outdoor Lighting
Osram Chip Scale Package LED Enables Efficient and Cost-Saving Luminaires for Outdoor Lighting Whether it's lighting for city centers, parks or warehouses, the combination of energy efficiency and lighting quality is of key importance to luminaire manufacturers. The requirements for lighting solutions vary depending on the desired outcome - from a historic town bathed in pleasant warm white light to streets and tunnels brightly illuminated for drivers. The compact high-power LED Osconiq C 2424 from Osram Opto Semiconductors offers a broad color temperature range from cool to warm white and various color rendering indices (CRIs), enabling a large variety of different luminaire designs. In addition, it is the only CSP LED with an integrated ESD (electrostatic discharge device) available in the market, that protects the LED from any electrostatic damage. Read more »
SSL | Components | LED Drivers | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jan 27, 2021
Tridonic Announces Upgrade for Gen3 Premium Drivers
Tridonic Announces Upgrade for Gen3 Premium Drivers Following the upgrade to the 3rd generation of Stretched Compact and Strain Relief premium drivers, the latest low-profile premium drivers now also benefit from the new DALI-2 251, 252 and 253 extensions as well as the fade2zero function. In addition to the one4all interface, all the versions now have an NFC interface via which wireless programming and configuration are now possible using the proprietary companionSUITE. Read more »
Business News | Company News | Partnerships | Jan 27, 2021
Uncompromising LED Light Quality - LED Specialists Lumitronix and LEDIM Agree on Multi-Level Partnership
Uncompromising LED Light Quality - LED Specialists Lumitronix and LEDIM Agree on Multi-Level Partnership A comprehensive partnership has been established between the German LED specialist Lumitronix and LEDIM, manufacturer of high-quality LED components. From now on, Lumitronix will distribute LEDIM's flicker-free dimmers and Dim2Warm LED engines in its far-reaching online shop www.leds.de as well as through B2B direct sales. In addition, LEDIM products will be produced at the ISO certified Lumitronix factory in Hechingen. Read more »
SSL | Components | Linear Modules | Flexible Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | IP-Protection | Decorative Light | Jan 27, 2021
Acclaim Lighting's New Compact Direct View LED Tube Features a Highly Durable Second-Generation Silicone Body
Acclaim Lighting's New Compact Direct View LED Tube Features a Highly Durable Second-Generation Silicone Body Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Flex Tube Mini, a flexible, direct view, outdoor LED strip with a compact 0.4"x0.4" profile in a wide range of color temperatures including 2200 K, 2700 K, 3000 K, 35000 K, 4000 K, 5700 K, red, green, blue and amber for customized lighting applications. Read more »
SSL | Systems + Applications | Outdoor Applications | Decorative Light | RGBW | Controls | Jan 27, 2021
Tivoli's New Litesphere with RGB+W Algorithm Controls Delivers Exceptional Color Saturation and TRUE White Performance
Tivoli's New Litesphere with RGB+W Algorithm Controls Delivers Exceptional Color Saturation and TRUE White Performance With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its revolutionary Litesphere True RGB+W LED strand light that offers proprietary algorithm controls for superior color saturation and TRUE white performance for commercial and architectural lighting applications. Read more »
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