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Appointments | May 08, 2021
Matt Sturgess Joins the LIA as New CEO
Matt Sturgess Joins the LIA as New CEO The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) welcomes Matt Sturgess to the position of CEO of The LIA. He took up his position on 12 April 2021, replacing interim CEO, Paul Crisp, who has been doing an exceptional job supporting the LIA team and its Members as they plan for the post 2020 era. Read more »
Instrument Systems | Infrared Sources | Measurement | Featured | IR | May 08, 2021
Precise Characterization of Infrared Sources
Precise Characterization of Infrared Sources The demand for IR measurement solutions has increased significantly in the recent years. IR LEDs and IR lasers such as VCSELs have enabled many new applications in the field of “IR sensing”, using the NIR range (800-1000 nm) but also higher wavelengths as 1380 nm. Measurement tasks range from 3D sensing (facial recognition, LiDAR and automotive in-cabin driver monitoring) to optical fingerprint sensors and healthcare monitoring. Read more »
LUXEON Rubix | Lumileds | Featured | SSL | May 04, 2021
Tiny and Powerful LUXEON Rubix LEDs Raise the Bar for CRI, Lumens, and Efficacy with Addition of Lime and PC Amber
Tiny and Powerful LUXEON Rubix LEDs Raise the Bar for  CRI, Lumens, and Efficacy with Addition of Lime and PC Amber Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and belies the light output that’s possible from this high-power LED. There are 6 color options plus white in the portfolio. Read more »
Global Lighting Directory | GLD | May 04, 2021
Global Lighting Directory (GLD) Map
Global Lighting Directory (GLD) Map The Global Lighting Directory (GLD) Map helps to effectively identify major stakeholders within stakeholder groups, geographic regions, and "Areas of Excellence". Read more »
Smart Lighting | Zhaga | Book 18 | Controls | Apr 27, 2021
Zhaga’s Book 18 Ed. 3.0 Approved
Zhaga’s Book 18 Ed. 3.0 Approved Zhaga Steering Committee has approved the 3rd edition of the popular Book 18 specification for outdoor luminaires. The new edition allows for architectures combining an ANSI C136.41 dimming receptacle with a Zhaga receptacle next to the architectures already specified in Ed. 2.0. Additionally, Zhaga-D4i certification of hybrid luminaires as well as control devices with an ANSI interface have become available. Read more »
Opinions | Jan Denneman | Apr 27, 2021
Good Light is as Important as Good Food and Good Air
Good Light is as Important as Good Food and Good Air Scientific studies make very clear that good light is crucial for our health and well-being. Good light does more than enable us to see. It is the most important “zeitgeber” for our brain and body and synchronizes our internal circadian clock. Why are the scientific findings so often not being applied in practice and must we all spend our lives in biological darkness? Read more »
Luminell | Business | Apr 21, 2021
Glamox Acquires Luminell
Glamox Acquires Luminell Glamox AS has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Norwegian company Luminell Group AS. Read more »
CoolStar 3445 | MechaTronix | Thermal Management | Apr 21, 2021
CoolStar® 3445 - Narrow Beam Compact Spot Lights
CoolStar® 3445 - Narrow Beam Compact Spot Lights The market of compact spot lights for use in kitchens, porches, balconies,… is more and more asking for high-end lighting designs with consistent colors, long life time, perfect thermal management and a good flexibility in optical choices. Read more »
Business | Fagerhult | Apr 20, 2021
Fagerhult Group Acquires Seneco
Fagerhult Group Acquires Seneco To strengthen our connectivity offering for outdoor environments, the Fagerhult Group has acquired the remaining 80% shares in Seneco A/S. Read more »
Human Centric Lighting | GE Lighting | LED Bulb | Apr 15, 2021
GE Lighting Introduces GE Sun Filled LED Bulbs
GE Lighting Introduces GE Sun Filled LED Bulbs GE Lighting, a Savant company is helping consumers maintain their circadian rhythm, the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle, because when we sleep well, we feel well and our best selves can fill the day. New GE sun filled™ LED bulbs do not emit the invisible blue spectrum peak that can interfere with the body’s circadian rhythm, making it easier to get the kind of sleep dreams are made of. And by enhancing the color appearance of objects,* these bulbs pack more benefits owners will enjoy. Read more »
Smart Lighting | DALI Alliance | Wireless | Gateway | Apr 15, 2021
DALI Alliance Issues Specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways
DALI Alliance Issues Specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has published specifications for Wireless to DALI Gateways that define how DALI lighting products can be incorporated into two widely-used, non-DALI wireless ecosystems, namely Bluetooth mesh and Zigbee. Read more »
Business | LEDCity | Fundings | Apr 12, 2021
Funding: LEDCity Secured CHF 2 Million
Funding: LEDCity Secured CHF 2 Million LEDCity, a Zurich, Switzerland-based producer of autonomous lighting systems, announced completing a CHF 2M ($2.1M) capital funding round. The money was raised from local investors from Switzerland, including angel investors via SICTIC. Read more »
Resources | White Papers | Test Equipment | Apr 09, 2021
WHITE PAPER - The Calibration Traceability Chain of a Photometric LED Test System
WHITE PAPER - The Calibration Traceability Chain of a Photometric LED Test System FluxGage is a LED luminaire tester and provides a small and cost-effective solution for testing LED luminaires in 2π geometry. The black measurement surface and the lack of multiple reflections make the system much more predictable and allow using information about the DUT such as size, beam angle and surface reflectivity, to calculate correction factors. Read more »
IR | Luminus Devices | Apr 08, 2021
New IR LEDs Set New Output Benchmark
New IR LEDs Set New Output Benchmark Luminus Devices has expanded its portfolio of ultra-high-power infrared (IR) LEDs with a new product line that addresses the rapid expansion of life sciences, medical, machine vision, and industrial applications. Read more »
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 »
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