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Lumileds | LUXEON Rubix | SSL | Jan 26, 2022
New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio
New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio Lumileds added cyan, its eighth color, to the LUXEON Rubix high-power LED family enabling multi-color driven systems to produce very high CRI white light that is so important in entertainment lighting. Adding the cyan LED fills a significant wavelength gap between blue and green in a system and accounts for the significant increase in CRI. Read more »
ams OSRAM | Smart Glasses | RGB Laser Module | Trends | Jan 24, 2022
RGB Laser Module Prototype for Smart Glasses
RGB Laser Module Prototype for Smart Glasses ams OSRAM has revealed a prototype design for its new Vegalas laser emitter module, which promises to reduce the size of the projection light engine in augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) smart glasses by up to half. The ams OSRAM innovation in optical component technology opens up the potential to develop information-rich smart glasses which are as stylish and fashionable as the normal sunglasses and spectacles that consumers buy today. Read more »
Featured | OSRAM Digital Systems | Wireless Control | Emergency Lighting | Smart Lighting | Jan 21, 2022
Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter
Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter NEW NOW: OSRAM’s standalone solution for emergency lighting testing, reporting and maintenance. Meet the QBM DALI EL-T CONV, a converter transforming existing DALI emergency luminaires into wireless ones, all controlled by the same lighting system. Its benefits? Allowing you to design all the lighting fixtures (emergency and regular ones) that are future-proof and scalable – in every European market. Read more »
Lumileds | CoB | SSL | Retail Lighting | Featured | Jan 20, 2022
Retail Lighting Efficacy Improves With 3% to 5% lm/Watt Increases for 90 and 95CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite Technology
Retail Lighting Efficacy Improves With 3% to 5% lm/Watt Increases for 90 and 95CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite Technology Lumileds announced substantial performance improvements for its 90 and 95 CRI LUXEON CoBs with CrispWhite technology. Now, the two CRI versions offer light output within 1-2% of each other and efficacy within 1-2 lumens per Watt. Lumileds patented CrispWhite technology brings a vivid and bright look to retail settings. Its unique ability to highlight bright whites while also revealing the richest colors found in clothing, paints, and other goods results in more inviting and attractive displays. Read more »
National Lighting Bureau | Appointments | Jan 19, 2022
National Lighting Bureau Announces 2022 Board Members
National Lighting Bureau Announces 2022 Board Members The National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the U.S. government, announces the appointment of its new Board members. Read more »
Trends | Research News | OLED | Display | Jan 17, 2022
Researchers Develop First Fully 3D-printed, Flexible OLED Display
Researchers Develop First Fully 3D-printed, Flexible OLED Display In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities used a customized printer to fully 3D print a flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. The discovery could result in low-cost OLED displays in the future that could be widely produced using 3D printers by anyone at home, instead of by technicians in expensive microfabrication facilities. Read more »
Light + Building | 2022 | Jan 10, 2022
New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022
New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022 Frankfurt am Main, January 10, 2022. As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology to autumn 2022. Last December, intensive discussions with customers and cooperation partners had already led to the examination of alternatives to the original date in March. Now the new date has been set: Light + Building Autumn Edition will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 2 to 6 October 2022. Read more »
Business | Jan 03, 2022
LpS Digital Award 2021 Winners Announced
LpS Digital Award 2021 Winners Announced In December, the LpS Digital 2021 Award winners were announced and honored during the annual live-stream event on December 2nd. The four areas recognized were: Best Lectures, Sustainability, Scientific Study and Best Products. The most outstanding contributions and solutions from the past year were honored. Read more »
Business | LEDucation | Event News | Jan 03, 2022
LEDucation 2022 Announces Lineup of Speakers
LEDucation 2022 Announces Lineup of Speakers The 2022 LEDucation Trade Show & Conference, at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City, will host a lively exchange of knowledge, inspiration, and aspiration. Presentations by eminent technical experts and thought leaders in the lighting industry will engage the LEDucation audience of lighting designers, architects, and lighting specifiers at all levels. The educational program begins with virtual sessions on Monday, March 14, 2022, followed by the in-person Trade Show and Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday March 15–16. LEDucation 2022 will celebrate the lighting industry with an expanded trade show floor and fresh opportunities to connect with colleagues and expand networks. Read more »
Business | LightingEurope | Stoane Lighting | Jan 03, 2022
Stoane Lighting joins LightingEurope
Stoane Lighting joins LightingEurope Stoane Lighting, an employee-owned specialist manufacturer of architectural lighting equipment, joins LightingEurope, the trade association representing Europe’s lighting industry. Stoane Lighting design, manufacture and assemble all their products in the UK. Products are built to last, to be maintained and even to be upgraded if and when advances allow. Stoane Lighting carefully considers each product's impact on the environment and design each to be easily disassembled, upgraded, and eventually recycled. Read more »
Business | Signify | Fluence | ams OSRAM | Acquisition | Dec 22, 2021
Signify to Acquire Fluence to Strengthen Agriculture Lighting Growth Platform
Signify to Acquire Fluence to Strengthen Agriculture Lighting Growth Platform Signify announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS) to acquire Austin, Texasbased Fluence for USD 272 million (EUR 242 million) on a cash and debt-free basis. This acquisition will strengthen our global Agriculture lighting growth platform and extend our position in the attractive North American horticultural lighting market. Read more »
Events | QEPrize | 2021 | Dec 20, 2021
LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize)
LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) The 2021 QEPrize is awarded for the creation and development of LED lighting, which forms the basis of all solid state lighting technology. Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell Dupuis are recognised not only for the global impact of LED and solid state lighting but also for the tremendous contribution the technology has made, and will continue to make, to reducing energy consumption and addressing climate change. Read more »
Schneider Electric | GreeNext | Business | Dec 15, 2021
GREENext Provides Sustainable and Resilient Energy-as-a-Service
GREENext Provides Sustainable and Resilient Energy-as-a-Service Schneider Electric recognized as the World’s most sustainable corporation in 2021 by Corporate Knights, and Temasek announced the launch of GREENext, a joint venture that will provide sustainable and resilient energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers through solar and battery hybrid microgrid technology. Read more »
Automotive | ams OSRAM | Oslon Flat X | Dec 09, 2021
New Oslon Black Flat X Family for Automotive Front Lighting
New Oslon Black Flat X Family for Automotive Front Lighting Automotive lighting has become extremely versatile thanks to new technological advances. In par- ticular, further developments in LED technology have opened up new possibilities. LEDs require minimum installation space while impressing with outstanding brightness values, giving manufactur- ers enormous freedom in designing their lighting solutions. Read more »
Research | CSA Group | Testing | Dec 09, 2021
CSA Group Opens New Lighting Center of Excellence in Irvine, California
CSA Group Opens New Lighting Center of Excellence in Irvine, California CSA Group, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification, has announced the opening of a new Lighting Center of Excellence in Irvine, California. The new, state-of-the-art facility will centralize and enhance CSA Group’s lighting evaluation services, directly addressing a need by manufacturers looking for a more streamlined testing, inspection and certification process and faster turnaround times. Read more »
Automotive | Toyoda Gosei | Interior Lamps | Dec 07, 2021
Full Color LED Vehicle Interior Lamps
Full Color LED Vehicle Interior Lamps Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has developed full color LED lamps that infuse vehicle interiors with colored light. The hue can be changed freely from among 64 colors to suit the user’s mood and respond in various other ways to individual preferences. Read more »
Automotive | Faraday Future | Business | Dec 07, 2021
Faraday Future Announces HSL as Exterior Lighting Supplier
Faraday Future Announces HSL as Exterior Lighting Supplier Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc., a California-based global shared intelligent electric mobility ecosystem company, today announced HSL as the lead exterior lighting supplier for its flagship, ultimate intelligent techluxury FF 91 EV. Read more »
Luminus | Studio Lighting | Cuvee Systems | SSL | Nov 30, 2021
Full Solution for Film, Stage and TV Studio Lighting
Full Solution for Film, Stage and TV Studio Lighting Luminus Devices is excited to introduce the CVM-45 COB arrays, specifically designed for studio and stage lighting, the first in a family of Robusto™ products. This new line from Luminus is able to deliver incredible 90% lumen maintenance and color stability beyond 36k hours, even at case temperatures as high as 120C. Read more »
Automotive | LiDAR | ams OSRAM | IR Laser | Nov 29, 2021
Infrared Laser Diode for Industrial LiDAR Applications
Infrared Laser Diode for Industrial LiDAR Applications LiDAR, short for "Light Detection and Ranging," is one of the central technologies for autonomous driving. But there are also numerous applications for the three-dimensional detection of surroundings outside of the automotive industry. ams OSRAM, a leader in the development and production of infrared pulse lasers for LiDAR systems, is now launching the SPL TL90AT03, which is ideal for applications such as industrial automation, site leveling and invisible traffic monitoring. Read more »
Bridgelux | Thrive 93 | LED | Nov 29, 2021
Bridgelux Releases Thrive 93
Bridgelux Releases Thrive 93 Bridgelux Thrive is expanding its range of high-fidelity products to include both Thrive 93 and Thrive 98 (CRI of 93 and 98 respectfully.) Both families create a stable of LED solutions that represent the closest match to natural light across the critical wavelength range (from blue to green) for human health. Both Thrive products engage a broad-blue chip technology and a special phosphor blend to fill in the common cyan gap that plagues most LED solutions. Read more »
Edison Opto | UV | Featured | Nov 26, 2021
Edison Opto UVA + White & UVC Series Customize Design Solution
Edison Opto UVA + White & UVC Series Customize Design Solution Edison Opto offers customized UVA + White and UVC solutions for continuous disinfection to reduce bacteria and airborne viruses. In the wake of the global outbreak of COVID-19, the people’s need for anti-epidemic, sterilization, and anti-virus products has escalated, ranging from portable sterilization equipment, home appliances sterilization, and public health sterilization. Read more »
LUXEON 5050 HE | Lumileds | SSL | Featured | Nov 25, 2021
LUXEON 5050 HE Delivers Higher Efficacy in a High-power LED
LUXEON 5050 HE Delivers Higher Efficacy in a High-power LED Lumileds, innovator of the original 5050 LED, has expanded its range of options to meet manufacturers’ needs for differentiated solutions addressing cost, efficacy, and power. The new LUXEON 5050 HE LED directly addresses the increasing demand for solar and off-grid solutions, renewable power options, and improved sustainability metrics. It expands options along the efficacy–output continuum giving luminaire manufacturers the ability to better target performance to their customers’ requirements. Read more »
Cree-LED | J Series | LED | Featured | Nov 25, 2021
J Series® 3030 HE LEDs: Combine Efficacy & Reliability
J Series® 3030 HE LEDs: Combine Efficacy & Reliability 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. Our global distribution channels and sales team are in force. Operations continue at full speed. Our new name embodies our relentless focus on advancing LED technology. Read more »
Business | SchahlLED | LED Technics | Acquisition | Nov 24, 2021
SchahlLED Lighting Acquires LED Technics Germany
SchahlLED Lighting Acquires LED Technics Germany SchahlLED Lighting GmbH acquires LED Technics Germany GmbH (LTG). SchahlLED is a leading provider of intelligent digital lighting solutions for industry and logistics based in Unterschleißheim. LED Technics Germany manufactures highly efficient, user-friendly LED lighting for medium-sized businesses. The LTG brand will continue to exist alongside SchahlLED, optimally augmenting SchahlLED’s product portfolio. Going forward, customers will have access to controlled and uncontrolled solutions from both brands, and can choose to optimize LTG Systems with SchahlLED controlling solutions. Read more »
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