News-Spot | Business News | Apr 29, 2015

Advanced Power Components Is Now ProLight Opto Technology's Official Franchise Partner for UK and Ireland

A new distribution franchise has been awarded to UK specialist electronic components distributor, Advanced Power Components (APC); by leading LED manufacturer, ProLight Opto Technology Corporation (ProLight). Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Apr 24, 2015

LED Lighting Taiwan Reveals the UV/IR LED Strategy of Taiwan LED Industry

Taiwan LED industry continues its influence to local economy and worldwide LED market. It is estimated by Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association, a non-profit organization in Taiwan, that the production value of Taiwan LED components in 2014 was able to reach 4.7 billion US dollars with market share of 24% globally. Although the future remains bright, Taiwan LED companies are relentlessly looking for new applications that can further widen their leading edges in the worldwide competition. Among all, UV/IR LED surfaces as a top choice for the next stage LED development. Read more »

Fundings & Projects | News-Spot | Apr 24, 2015

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Brightening the Dark – BMBF funds research project to develop a fully adaptive light projection system to increase traffic safety Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Apr 17, 2015

San'an Licenses Japanese LED Patent Portfolio to Luminus Devices

Band state view and a view showing a state density distribution of carriers according to the second embodiment of the invention of U.S. Patent No. 6,081,540 San'an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. today announced that it has licensed the United States patents of an LED patent portfolio it recently acquired from a major Japanese company to its subsidiary, Luminus Devices, Inc. The portfolio comprises over 125 issued patents, including over thirty United States patents as well as issued patents in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Germany. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Apr 14, 2015

Out of Bounds – Design Contest

Unprecedented freedom to design with Seoul Semiconductor’s Acrich LED technology: The LED manufacturer, Seoul Semiconductor, recently launched the next generation of Acrich based products – Acrich3. Compared to the previous generation the LED series has been significantly enhanced and has positioned itself in the area of “Smart Lighting”. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Apr 13, 2015

Plessey Expands Its Distribution Network to Turkey

Plessey Semiconductors announced today that it has entered into a sales representative agreement with ROM Electronik Ltd., an electronics distributor and provider of advanced complete solutions headquartered close to Istanbul, to expand its European network with coverage in the Turkish market for its GaN-on-Silicon LED products. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Apr 06, 2015

Xicato Expands Production Lines to Meet Growing Demand for XIM and XTM

Xicato, a leading manufacturer of intelligent light sources, announced today that it has expanded its XIM and XTM LED module production capabilities four fold with line expansion in the Philippines. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Apr 03, 2015

Welcome to the Future of Light - A Letter from Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

I am pleased to announce that as of April 1, Philips Lumileds and Philips Automotive Lighting division have officially joined forces to form a new company: Lumileds. Our combined strengths promise to keep us on the leading edge as we continue to shape the future of light. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Mar 30, 2015

KOTRA Offers Travel Incentives to Qualified Buyers Attending LED/OLED EXPO

In its 13th year, LED & OLED Expo is expected to draw approximately 350 companies from Asia, Europe and the U.S The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) is ready to help pay your way to attend LED & OLED Expo 2015. KOTRA is offering a tiered incentive program, including airfare and hotel accommodations, for qualified buyers to attend the LED & OLED Expo which will be held June 23-26, 2015 at KINTEX, located outside Seoul, Korea. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Mar 27, 2015

GILE 2015 Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Adressing the Future of Light

For their 20th anniversary, GILE is striving for an even more dedicated event program Evolution of the lighting and LED industries has been significant, and both are becoming more valuable by going beyond basic illumination. Technological advancements are enhancing lighting focuses on energy efficiency and aesthetics to include a transformation to a form of communication. The future of lighting will be integrated into users’ daily lives and enhance well-being, and presents numerous opportunities for users to directly interact with lighting to create dynamic ambience, optimise work performance, heighten security and improve health. The 20th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, scheduled to run from 9 – 12 June 2015 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, is the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia. As such, the fair is positioned to help industry players recognise new market opportunities. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 26, 2015

Nanoco and Marl Cooperate to Develop Lighting Products with Cadmium-free Quantum Dots

Quantum dots are recognized to being a promising solution for tuning white light from LEDs for a high CRI and improved light quality Nanoco Group plc, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, and Marl International, a pioneer of the LED lighting industry, today announced that they have entered into a partnership to bring novel LED lighting products to market. The new products will feature Nanoco’s cadmium-free quantum dot technology. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 19, 2015

Lambda Research Corp. Collaborates with LUXeXceL to Produce Printed Optics

A custom lens array designed by TracePro and printed by LUXeXceL Lambda Research Corporation, a leading designer and publisher of the TracePro illumination and optical design software, has collaborated with LUXeXceL to produce customized 3D printed plastic optics. Read more »

News-Spot | Event Announcement | Mar 17, 2015

EBV Invites to the First EBV Lighting Academy

The EBV Lighting Academy is supported by Luger Research / LED professional EBV is excited and pleased to inform you that we, EBV Elektronik’s Vertical Segment Lighting, want to invite you to our first EBV Lighting Academy event at March, the 23rd and 24th in Munich. It’s a 2-day-seminar full of speeches and presentations that will provoke the most interest in LED luminaire, lamp and system designers. The purpose of our seminar is to educate you in Solid State Lighting technology and inform you about the latest trends and developments, but also entering into a dialogue to understand and elaborate on your needs and requirements. It’s primarily targeting an R&D audience, so the content of the presentations is of deep technical nature. Presentations are held by university professors and high-class industry experts. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 11, 2015

Epistar Licenced ALLOS’ GaN-on-Si Epiwafer Technology

Epistar licenced GaN-on-Si technology from ALLOS Semiconductors and concluded the first phases of the technology transfer successfully Leading LED maker Epistar Corporation, Taiwan and the engineering and consulting company ALLOS Semiconductors, Germany announced today that Epistar licensed ALLOS’ unique gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) technology and that the initial phases of the technology transfer project have already been concluded successfully. Read more »

News-Spot | Products, Materials & Tools | Event News | Mar 10, 2015

Essemtec to Present Innovations at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015

One of Essemtec's highlights at the fair is the Paraquda G2. It is the world’s first machine that combines three different processes within one platform Essemtec AG, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, will exhibit at booth #7.135 at SMT/HYBRID/PACKAGING, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 in Nuremberg. Company representatives will demonstrate the latest generation of Paraquda pick-and-place system and Scorpion dispensing system. Other highlights will be the new SMT storage device Cubus Large and the new highly flexible and cost-effective pick-and-place system Lynx. Read more »

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Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good'

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good' At Light + Building 2020 held in Frankfurt, Nichia – the leader in high-performance LED solutions – reveals it will present at least three complementary technologies to improve the delivery of light quality under an over-arching banner of 'Light so Good'. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Future Lighting Solutions Launches Offline Lighting System Selector Mobile App for iOS and Android

Future Lighting Solutions Launches Offline Lighting System Selector Mobile App for iOS and Android Montreal, Canada (mynewsdesk) January 21, 2020 - Future Lighting Solutions (FLS), a leading provider of solid-state lighting, engineering expertise and design tools, is proud to announce the launch of their new offline Lighting System Selector for iOS and Android devices. Read more »

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Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter

Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter A stacked nanocarbon antenna makes a rare earth element shine 5 times more brightly than previous designs, with applications in molecular light-emitting devices. - The europium Eu(III) complex with nanocarbon antenna emitting fine red light. Read more »

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Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz Luger Research and Zhaga are proud to announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga Summit. This one-day event will provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs from the specifier community through workshops. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals Melatonin sets the internal clock. Researchers from IGB in an international team have analyzed data on the impact of light pollution on melatonin formation in humans and vertebrates. They found that even the low light intensities of urban skyglow can suppress melatonin production. Melatonin ... Read more »

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CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources The new CIE International Standard S 025-SP1/E:2019 is a supplement to CIE S 025:2015 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules specifies the requirements for measurement of electrical, photometric, and colorimetric quantities of OLED luminaires and OLED light sources. These sources ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights Kyra Xavia is a researcher, educator and investigative journalist based in New Zealand. Her roles as general secretary of the Light and Lighting Research Consortium (LLRC), delegate for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), New Zealand Ambassador for Women in Lighting 2019, and co-leader of ... Read more »