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Tools | Test Equipment | Spectroradiometer | Radiometer | Sep 13, 2018

New Ophir® FluxGage™ Measurement System for Large-Size Luminaires at LpS

New Ophir® FluxGage™ Measurement System for Large-Size Luminaires at LpS MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announces the Ophir® FluxGage™ FG1500, the newest member of the FluxGage family of compact measurement systems for LED luminaires. The FG1500 features an aperture size of 144 x 64cm, allowing for photometric measurement of large-size street and industrial luminaires, LED flat panels, and troffer lights. Photometric measurements include total luminous flux (up to 80,000 lm), spectrum and color parameters (CCT, CRI, TM-30), and flicker. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Drivers | Indoor Applications | Retrofit | Sep 12, 2018

Fulham Expands Line of Vizion LED Universal DC Retrofit Engines

Fulham Expands Line of Vizion LED Universal DC Retrofit Engines Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has released a comprehensive new line of DC Retrofit Engines as part of its new line of Vizion LED DC Retrofit Kits Engines. Available in rectangular and round form factors, the new Vizion DC Retrofit Engines deliver lower power consumption and higher efficacy. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Flexible Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Sep 12, 2018

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Flex Tube Pixel SE™ for Vibrant Outdoor Applications

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Flex Tube Pixel SE™ for Vibrant Outdoor Applications Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced solid-state lighting technology, introduces Flex Tube Pixel SE™, a flexible, side-emitting LED strip that features RGB control of every 3.27” section for virtually any exterior or interior lighting application. IP68-rated and submersible to 3 feet, Flex Tube Pixel SE has a highly durable, impact-resistant, PVC body that can be ordered to length to suit project requirements for customized lighting applications. Read more »

Components | LEDs | IR-LEDs | Special Applications | Sep 05, 2018

DOWA Announces Short-Wavelength IR LEDs with the World’s Highest Output Power

DOWA Announces Short-Wavelength IR LEDs with the World’s Highest Output Power DOWA Electronics Materials Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of DOWA Holdings Co., Ltd. , has successfully developed short-wavelength-infrared LED chips with output power that is 3.5 times higher than existing products and is the highest in the world at 6.8 mW [1], with a peak wavelength of 1,300 nm. DOWA has started to deliver sample products. Read more »

Components | LEDs | Micro-LEDs | Displays | Special Applications | Aug 28, 2018

Lextar to Release Micro LED Chip and UFP I-Mini RGB Display Module

Lextar to Release Micro LED Chip and UFP I-Mini RGB Display Module The vertically integrated LED company Lextar Electronics will be releasing new Micro LED chip technology, with the chip size under 20µm. It will also be releasing two chip technologies: R/G/B Micro LED and Color Conversion Micro LED chip. As for Mini LED products, Lextar will debut the next generation UFP I-Mini RGB display module, and slim Mini LED light board for panel backlights. The series of latest Micro and Mini LED technologies will make their debuts at the Touch Taiwan 2018 exhibition. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Automotive | Displays | Aug 28, 2018

Maxim’s LED Backlight Driver - Smallest Footprint for Larger Automotive Displays

Maxim’s LED Backlight Driver - Smallest Footprint for Larger Automotive Displays Automotive infotainment designers can now upgrade to bigger, higher resolution displays with greater ease, reduced cost and smaller solution size with the MAX20069 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). The MAX20069 provides the industry’s first solution integrating four I2C-controlled, 150 mA LED backlight drivers and a four-output thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) bias in a single chip. The IC can reduce design footprint up to one-third compared to the closest competitor’s parts. Read more »

Components | LEDs | IR-LEDs | Special Applications | Industrial | Aug 24, 2018

TT Electronics' Compact, Surface-Mount IR LED Emitter has Narrow FWH Angle

TT Electronics' Compact, Surface-Mount IR LED Emitter has Narrow FWH Angle TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has introduced a compact, infrared LED emitter with the industry’s largest spot diameter of 7 mm for super-reliable optical sensing and position encoder applications. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Smart Lighting & IoT | Connected Lighting | Aug 23, 2018

Cree's XP-G3 S Line - Optimized for the Connected Lighting Future

Cree's XP-G3 S Line - Optimized for the Connected Lighting Future Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® XP-G3 S Line LED, an extension of the industry-leading XLamp XP-G3 LED that is optimized for the connected lighting future. With the XP-G3 S Line, Cree delivers high-power LED technology optimized for long-lifetime, high-power general lighting applications where sensors and the internet of things (IoT) are becoming common, such as commercial indoor, parking, industrial and roadway. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Linear Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Aug 23, 2018

Fulham Introduces Low-Profile Versions of Popular LinearHO High Output LED DC Modules

Fulham Introduces Low-Profile Versions of Popular LinearHO High Output LED DC Modules Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, is now shipping new low-profile versions of its popular LinearHO LED Modules. The new LP-LinearHO high-output DC LED modules are available in eight configurations and are ideal for linear highbays or linear strip luminaries, for example, four- or eight-foot vapor tights and troffers. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Linear Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Aug 22, 2018

Tridonic Introduces Improved, New Generation of LED Modules

Tridonic Introduces Improved, New Generation of LED Modules The fifth generation of the 24 mm LLE ADVANCED modules for linear uminaires and panel lights feature an impressively high efficacy of up to 200 lumen per watt as well as superior quality. Luminaire manufacturers and OEMs will also benefit from greater flexibility, thanks to the wider variety of products. Read more »

Components | LEDs | UV-LEDs | Purple LEDs | Disinfection | Special Applications | Aug 20, 2018

LG Innotek Introduces "Visible Disinfection Lighting" Solution

LG Innotek Introduces "Visible Disinfection Lighting" Solution LG Innotek today announced "Visible Disinfection Lighting", which is a functional light source that gives the effect of sterilization by sunlight with the indoor light. The LED realizes the effect of eco-friendly sterilization, that is, the method used to dry household goods and blankets under the sun, in indoor spaces conveniently and safely at any time. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Aug 20, 2018

EPtronics Announces Latest LP Series of Programmable LED Drivers

EPtronics Announces Latest LP Series of Programmable LED Drivers EPtronics is pleased to announce its latest generation LP Series of programmable constant current LED drivers with flicker free operation. All five wattage families are included in UL’s Class P LED Driver Program: LP25W, LP40W, LP50W (T8), LP55WW, and LP96W. This UL program allows LED luminaire manufacturers to quickly substitute existing drivers with pre-approved EPtronics drivers without the need for recertification by UL. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Photometers | Aug 17, 2018

More Accurate, Faster, Further with Instrument Systems' New Photometer DSP 200

More Accurate, Faster, Further with Instrument Systems' New Photometer DSP 200 Instrument Systems has introduced a new, versatile photometer to the market. The DSP 200 conforms to the highest accuracy grade L to DIN 5032-7 (2017) and has an extremely broad measuring range from 0.1 mlx to 200 klx for all common light sources, including pulse-width modulated LEDs. It is extremely well-suited to ultra-fast measurements of spatial light distributions with the goniometers of the AMS or LGS series. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Linear Modules | IP-Protection | Indoor Applications | Aug 02, 2018

LED on a Roll - Tridonic's Flexible LED Module with IP67 Protection

LED on a Roll - Tridonic's Flexible LED Module with IP67 Protection The flexible LLE FLEX IP67 EXCITE continuous row from Tridonic offers protections from dust and water and can be installed in moisture-prone rooms, like bathrooms, without a second thought. A stable colour temperature without any chromacity coordinate shift also allows for combination with other continuous rows. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Backlighting | Aug 02, 2018

Conext Connection System - Electrical Contacting without Connectors and Tools

Conext Connection System - Electrical Contacting without Connectors and Tools With the Conext system, the LED specialist Lumitronix from Baden-Württemberg has succeeded in connecting LED modules with no additional aids. The patented development ensures that the merging of LED modules runs smoothly and quickly. The puzzle-like connecting elements allow both mechanical connection and electrical contacting without any further tools. No soldering, no cables, no plugs! The connectorless assembly of the modules is made possible by the fact that both the noses of the male modules and the grooves of the female modules have electrical contacts that conduct the current reliably and constantly. Read more »

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Red XLamp LEDs Delivers Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency

Red XLamp LEDs Delivers Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency  Cree, Inc. announces the next-generation XLamp® XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs, delivering breakthrough performance for horticulture applications. The new Red XP-E2 LEDs provide a drop-in upgrade for the previous generation that outperforms competing LEDs by up to 68 percent. ... Read more »

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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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