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Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Jan 31, 2018

Lumileds Achieves Performance Breakthrough on Luxeon 5050

Lumileds Achieves Performance Breakthrough on Luxeon 5050 Lumileds today introduced an upgraded Luxeon 5050 that sets the standard for high lumen per watt (lm/W) for high bay and street lighting applications. With newly released LM-80 reliability data, the product also meets DLC Premium V4.1 requirements, enabling fixture manufacturers’ access to high utility rebates and energy savings. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Connectivity | Smart Lighting & IoT | Jan 31, 2018

Digi International - NEW Digi XBee3 Series Smart Edge IoT Modules and Modems

Digi International - NEW Digi XBee3 Series Smart Edge IoT Modules and Modems Digi International®, a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, today announced the availability of the Digi® XBee3™ series of next-generation RF modules and cellular modems. Introducing a new micro form factor option capable of supporting greater IoT innovation at the network edge, Digi XBee3 series extends its modular approach to IoT connectivity, enabling the integration of new functions as needs arise and regional requirements change. Included in its micro size, Digi XBee3 also offers MicroPython programmability and dual-mode radios that provide wireless design flexibility and enable easily added functionality for innovative IoT solutions that can be more quickly developed, prototyped and mass-produced. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jan 31, 2018

Inventronics Expands Family of Low-Power, Compact LED Drivers

Inventronics Expands Family of Low-Power, Compact LED Drivers The EUC Family of constant-current LED drivers is ideal for lower power luminaires that may be subject to environment and space constrained challenges. They are available in popular fixed output currents and offer increased flexibility through isolated 0-10 V dimming and a compact shape that allows them to be installed in space constrained luminaires. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Jan 31, 2018

Constant-Current LED Drivers Now Offered in Low-Profile DFN Package

Constant-Current LED Drivers Now Offered in Low-Profile DFN Package In response to growing demand for smaller LED lighting installations that also provide high efficiency and ultra-low EMI, Diodes Incorporated has extended its popular BCR420U and BCR421U families of linear LED drivers to include the BCR420UFD and BCR421UFD devices in the ultra-low profile DFN2020 package, making them well-suited for 12 V and 24 V LED edge-lighting applications. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Passive Components | EMC Filters | Jan 31, 2018

TDK Introduces New Compact Noise Suppression Filters for LED Lighting

TDK Introduces New Compact Noise Suppression Filters for LED Lighting TDK Corporation has expanded the MAF series of noise suppression filters with the new MAF2520ASS600C type that is designed especially for LED lighting systems. The new multilayer filter has compact dimensions of just 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm x 0.85 mm and features a suppression of spurious noise between 20 MHz and 100 MHz that is equivalent with that of larger wire-wound components. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | Phase Change Material | Jan 31, 2018

Fischer Elektronik Presents New Phase Change Thermal Conductive Material

Fischer Elektronik Presents New Phase Change Thermal Conductive Material Company Fischer Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG extends their extensive product portfolio of thermal contact materials by new phase change thermal conductive materials which provide an alternative to the conventional thermal conductive pastes. The new material types combine the advantages of high thermal performance together with the reliability of phase change materials and with a simple application on the surfaces to be contacted. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting & IoT | Jan 31, 2018

OEM Systems Group's Now Offer for the Digitalization of Light

OEM Systems Group's Now Offer for the Digitalization of Light Mega-trends such as digitalization or the Internet of Things will fundamentally change lighting technology in coming years. Solutions are in demand that bring together intelligent control, connectivity, flexibility and the possibility to individualize. Today, the new LED electronic control gear units from the OEM Systems Group in the ZITARES wiz series already point the way towards this networked future. The LED ECGs represent a high-performance unit together with the correspondingly new EXELIQO software. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Jan 29, 2018

Nichia Launches Ultra-High CRI White LED - Optisolis™

Nichia Launches Ultra-High CRI White LED - Optisolis™ Since the birth of human, light (AKARI) has been indispensable. Light generates such a strong feeling, it has kept people throughout history longing for lighting that is most similar to that of natural daylight or fire. To further improve the overall quality of light as "AKARI”, Nichia Corporation has developed an Ultra-High Color Rendering white LED named Optisolis™. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Jan 09, 2018

GlacialPower Launches the IP67 GP-CVM200P LED Driver Series

GlacialPower Launches the IP67 GP-CVM200P LED Driver Series GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the GP-CVM200P constant voltage LED driver series. It rated power output of 200 W is available in 12 V, 24 V, 36 V and 48 V models. The active power factor correction driver delivers the excellent efficiency up to 93% and has a very low no load consumption under 0.5 watt at 230 VAC. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Jan 08, 2018

Everlight Presents 5630X LED Series for Professional Commercial and Industrial Lighting

Everlight Presents 5630X LED Series for Professional Commercial and Industrial Lighting Everlight, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, applied its latest technology into the development of the new 5630X Series, a new lighting LED with up to 228 lm/W (5000 K) in luminous efficacy meets the highest luminance requirements of professional commercial and industrial lighting applications. Read more »

Components | LEDs | microLEDs | Jan 05, 2018

Plessey Commits to Launching Industry’s First Monolithic microLED Displays

Plessey Commits to Launching Industry’s First Monolithic microLED Displays Plessey Semiconductor, a leading developer of award-winning optoelectronic technology solutions, today announces its commitment to being the first to market with a monolithic microLED based display based on GaN-on-Silicon. Read more »

Components | LEDs | Automotive | Dec 21, 2017

New Osram LED for Headlights on all Vehicle Classes

New Osram LED for Headlights on all Vehicle Classes Oslon Compact PL combines new chip technology with excellent thermal properties Osram Opto Semiconductors has added the new Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of products for the automotive sector. The LED is particularly suitable for use in vehicle headlights. It can be used for adaptive glare-free high beam, daytime running lights, low beam and standard high beam. This all-rounder combines improved design with low system costs, making it suitable for different vehicle classes and accessible to a broad spectrum of customers. Read more »

Components | Optics & Opt. Materials | Linear Optics | Dec 18, 2017

The Right Distribution of Light for all Situations with the Accessory Package Optics

The Right Distribution of Light for all Situations with the Accessory Package Optics The Tridonic portfolio has been expanded to include a complete accessory package of lenses with various beam characteristics. The lenses are suitable for all DC LLE 24 mm modules and are easy to mount. For the three-row LLE 55 mm modules, the company also provides the corresponding optics enabling various light distributions for applications in offices and shops. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Dec 15, 2017

Inventronics Expands Switch-Selectable LED Driver Family

Inventronics Expands Switch-Selectable LED Driver Family Inventronics has introduced a family extension of switch-selectable IP67 LED drivers that provide the flexibility of adjustable output currents without any software or programming set up. This is accomplished with a 4-position switch that can be used to set up 16 different output current levels. The switch is accessed through a secure cover which allows the driver to maintain an IP67 rating which is ideal for harsh indoor and outdoor conditions such as street, area, bay and tunnel lighting. Read more »

Tools | Software | Simulation Tools | Dec 13, 2017

Lambda Research Announces TracePro® 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility Release 2018

Lambda Research Announces TracePro® 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility Release 2018 Lambda Research Corporation, a leading designer and publisher of illumination and optical design software, announces the release of TracePro 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility release of its flagship TracePro software. Read more »

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High Bay LED Driver of Efficiency 95%

High Bay LED Driver of Efficiency 95% LIFUD just launched its 1ST generation of high bay driver, LF-FHBxxxYD/YE, for European market and Asian Pacific market. There’s a 12V cable reserved for connecting the driver to smart modules like sensors, Zigbee modules, DALI modules, etc. This 12V cable makes it flexible to meet various demands ... Read more »

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Cree® XLamp® CMT LEDs Deliver up to 45 Percent Higher Lumen Density than Competition

Cree® XLamp® CMT LEDs Deliver up to 45 Percent Higher Lumen Density than Competition The new CMT LEDs extend Cree’s metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form factors. Cree’s XLamp High Current LED Arrays provide up to 45% more lumen density and up to 17% higher efficacy, and feature an innovative metal substrate technology that delivers higher ... Read more »

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BJB Launches Innovative Single-row LED Optic Series for Linear and Area Lighting with Slim Design and Integrated Fixing Elements

BJB Launches Innovative Single-row LED Optic Series for Linear and Area Lighting with Slim Design and Integrated Fixing Elements Optics are a critical part of the lighting system, especially when it comes to efficiency and precision beam control. Even the most efficient light sources would be rendered useless without high-quality optics. They enable the designer to extract light from the source and precisely direct it ... Read more »

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Accredited Quality for Colorimetric Quantities

Accredited Quality for Colorimetric Quantities Since 2009 Instrument Systems has received accreditation to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025 for photometric tests and now offers its certified measurement solutions with the flexible scope of application of Category III. Read more »

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Smart Control with GRE’s Dimming Modules

Smart Control with GRE’s Dimming Modules Smart and sustainable technologies have been on the forefront at the international lighting events. With the advance of smart devices and return on investment requirements, the smart building is widely becoming the new standard building model. Read more »

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Light is the Efficiency Booster

Light is the Efficiency Booster In order to cut costs while providing high-quality light, many luminaire manufacturers today rely on robust LED components and intelligent control technology from OSRAM. Our future-proof lighting systems reduce the power consumption as well as the maintenance effort. Read more »

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A.A.G. Stucchi Presents New IP66/68 Connectors

A.A.G. Stucchi Presents New IP66/68 Connectors A.A.G. Stucchi, an Italian company and leader in the lighting components industry, is ready to present 2 new series of IP66/68 connections: 3800 series of mini connectors and 610 series of distributors. The two product series have their very compact design in common. Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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