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Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Mar 27, 2017

OEM Systems Group Expands the Intelligent Zitares Electronic Control Gear Range

OEM Systems Group Expands the  Intelligent Zitares Electronic Control Gear Range OEM Systems Group is expanding the Zitares intelligent product family from the BAG brand with a further SELV control gear unit. The new single-channel LED ECG ICD1200-70FR-20 was specifically developed for higher power ranges up to 70 W. Read more »

CoB LEDs | Featured | LEDs | Components | Mar 27, 2017

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Introduces Second Generation Chip-on-Board LED Packages Samsung Electronics announced its second generation of D-series chip-on-board (COB) LED packages. The second generation features the industry’s highest light efficacy in COB lineups and is suitable for directional lighting applications such as multifaceted reflector (MR) bulbs, parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) lamps, spotlights, downlights and high bay lights. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Calibration | Mar 24, 2017

Instrument Systems Expands Series of Calibration Standards

Instrument Systems Expands Series of Calibration Standards Instrument Systems unveils a new calibration standard of the ACS-570 series. Together with the PSU 10 controller, the Munich-based manufacturer of light measurement technology offers its own all-in-one solution for the calibration of luminous flux and luminous intensity of measurement systems. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Sensors | Smart Lighting & IoT | Horticulture | Mar 24, 2017

LumiGrow Pilot Customers Have the Sun Manage Their Lights with Grow Light Sensor

LumiGrow Pilot Customers Have the Sun Manage Their Lights with Grow Light Sensor LumiGrow, a smart horticultural lighting company, announced today that they’ve begun a pilot program for the industry’s first dynamic horticultural grow light sensor. The grow light sensor works in tandem with LumiGrow LEDs to target the precise amount of light that a plant receives. By specifying precise light levels, greenhouse crops can experience perfect lighting conditions regardless of changes in weather or other light-limiting factors. Read more »

Components | Optics & Opt. Materials | Mar 23, 2017

LEDiL Introduces a Bunch of New LED Optics for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

LEDiL Introduces a Bunch of New LED Optics for Indoor and Outdoor Applications LEDiL OY, the market leading innovative company designing and manufacturing secondary optics for LEDs and COBs, announced the release of several new optics for indoor and outdoor applications. The new products cover applications from retail lighting to industrial lighting, area lighting, arena lighting and street lighting. The new offerings concern reflectors as well as single lens and lens array optics. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Controls | Software | Mar 22, 2017

Casambi's Firmware Update Adds New Functionality to Smart Lighting Platforms

Casambi's Firmware Update Adds New Functionality to Smart Lighting Platforms Casambi, the world’s leading provider of smart wireless lighting control software technologies, has issued a new firmware update to its smart lighting platform to provide integrated support for users of EnOcean switches, Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) devices and movement sensors. A new control hierarchy has also been developed to make it easier for users to automate lighting operation across a wireless network and to allow manual overrides to be performed when required. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Mar 22, 2017

New Push Grip Wire Connectors for Lighting from TE Connectivity

New Push Grip Wire Connectors for Lighting from TE Connectivity TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the new Push Grip wire connectors for electrical installations. These tool-less, poke-in wire splice connectors provide visual termination of solid and stranded wires in gauges from 22 to 12 AWG (0.5 – 2.5 mm²). The connectors are color-coded according to the number of positions for easy identification, and their compact size enables them to be used in tight spaces. A test slot incorporated into each connector allows for voltage testing. Read more »

LEDs | Components | Mar 20, 2017

Cree's Second Gen. XHP LED Delivers Unmatched Efficacy & Lumen Density

Cree's Second Gen. XHP LED Delivers Unmatched Efficacy & Lumen Density Cree, Inc. introduces the XLamp® XHP70.2 LED, the second generation of the highest output Extreme High Power LED, which delivers up to 9 percent more lumens and 18 percent higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the first generation XHP70 LED. The XHP70.2 LED provides up to 58 percent higher lumen density than the closest competitor LED of the same size, enabling smaller luminaires and better optical control for high-lumen lighting applications than ever before. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Mar 16, 2017

TE Connectivity Introduces LUMAWISE Endurance S Module for Smarter Street Lighting Applications

TE Connectivity Introduces LUMAWISE Endurance S Module for Smarter Street Lighting Applications Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new compact connectivity solution for street lighting with LED light sources. TE´s LUMAWISE Endurance S module consists of a standardized interface between the receptacle and module base or sealing cap. Which uses an integrated single gasket that can accommodate and seal both luminaire and module using the same connection interface for either 40 mm or 80 mm diameter central management systems. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Heat Sink | Mar 16, 2017

GlacialTech Announces New 400W Igloo SS400 LED Flood Light Heatsink Kit

GlacialTech Announces New 400W Igloo SS400 LED Flood Light Heatsink Kit GlacialTech, the diversified LED technology provider, announces a new 400W heatsink for outdoor flood lights. The Igloo SS400 features an efficient heatsink with thermal resistance 0.1875 °C/W, preventing LEDs from overheating with large-surface area heatsinks. A waterproof glass cover is available for outdoor applications, with an IP65 rating for weather protection and adjustable stainless steel mounting rotation bracket and screws. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Human Centric Lighting | Mar 16, 2017

Tridonic Introduces Tunable White Modules for Wall and Ceiling Luminaires

Tridonic Introduces Tunable White Modules for Wall and Ceiling Luminaires With the new CLE Tunable White modules, Tridonic is adding components for round wall and ceiling luminaires to its tunable white portfolio. The colour temperature can be set dynamically between 3000 K and 6000 K, with the luminous flux remaining constant. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Controls | Microcontrollers | Mar 14, 2017

Infineon Adds DALI Stack to Advance Lighting Applications with XMC™ Microcontrollers

Infineon Adds DALI Stack to Advance Lighting Applications with XMC™ Microcontrollers At the Embedded World 2017 Exhibition and Conference, Infineon Technologies AG presents its ARM®-based XMC™ microcontroller advancements for a wide range of industrial applications as well as motor control solutions based on iMotion™. The novelties include development support that significantly reduces design complexity, development time and system cost, and helps speed-up DALI certified LED designs. Read more »

Featured | Components | LED Modules | LED Strips | Mar 13, 2017

Willighting Releases a 120 LEDs/m RGB LED Flexible Strip with CE

Willighting Releases a 120 LEDs/m RGB LED Flexible Strip with CE Willighting releases a updated version of RGB flexible strip. The item is DC24 V 120 LEDs/m in 25 W/m. The thickness of PCB is 2oz. The dense array produce a vibrant colour palette. The slim line LED FLEX can help achieve prefect colour mixing for a magnitude of applications. Additionally, the close proximity of the high powered LEDs creates the illusion of one endless line of light. Read more »

LEDs | AC CoB LEDs | Components | Mar 09, 2017

Seoul Semiconductor Brings Direct-AC LEDs to a New Dimension Introducing Acrich COB

Seoul Semiconductor Brings Direct-AC LEDs to a New Dimension Introducing Acrich COB Seoul Semiconductor, a world leader in LED technology, presents the new Acrich COB family of products targeting the high-quality and high efficiency lighting market. “The Acrich COB family is an entirely new LED concept, adopting its proprietary Acrich MJT technology - multi-junction LED technology and direct AC technology on a COB platform, ,” said Nam Ki-Bum, Chief Technology Officer of Seoul Semiconductor. “In addition to the MJT COB and AC COB line-ups, Seoul Semiconductor will also be launching two enhanced COB products this year, and we are going to market them worldwide together with all our high-quality LED solutions.” Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Mar 08, 2017

Greater Efficiency and New Light Colour for Spotlight LED Modules

Greater Efficiency and New Light Colour for Spotlight LED Modules Tridonic has given its sixth generation SLE LED modules a chip upgrade and at the same time expanded its colour palette. The ART, FOOD and FASHION colours, each optimised to a specific application, have now been joined by the TINGE light colour which makes warm tones appear even more vibrant. All the versions benefit from greater efficiency in high-output mode and are now available with a 17 mm light emission surface. Read more »

FEATURED

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

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »