System & Application News

SSL | LEDs | CSP LEDs | White LEDs | Outdoor Applications | Jan 27, 2021

Osram Chip Scale Package LED Enables Efficient and Cost-Saving Luminaires for Outdoor Lighting

Osram Chip Scale Package LED Enables Efficient and Cost-Saving Luminaires for Outdoor Lighting Whether it's lighting for city centers, parks or warehouses, the combination of energy efficiency and lighting quality is of key importance to luminaire manufacturers. The requirements for lighting solutions vary depending on the desired outcome - from a historic town bathed in pleasant warm white light to streets and tunnels brightly illuminated for drivers. The compact high-power LED Osconiq C 2424 from Osram Opto Semiconductors offers a broad color temperature range from cool to warm white and various color rendering indices (CRIs), enabling a large variety of different luminaire designs. In addition, it is the only CSP LED with an integrated ESD (electrostatic discharge device) available in the market, that protects the LED from any electrostatic damage. Read more »

SSL | Components | LED Drivers | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jan 27, 2021

Tridonic Announces Upgrade for Gen3 Premium Drivers

Tridonic Announces Upgrade for Gen3 Premium Drivers Following the upgrade to the 3rd generation of Stretched Compact and Strain Relief premium drivers, the latest low-profile premium drivers now also benefit from the new DALI-2 251, 252 and 253 extensions as well as the fade2zero function. In addition to the one4all interface, all the versions now have an NFC interface via which wireless programming and configuration are now possible using the proprietary companionSUITE. Read more »

SSL | Components | Linear Modules | Flexible Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | IP-Protection | Decorative Light | Jan 27, 2021

Acclaim Lighting's New Compact Direct View LED Tube Features a Highly Durable Second-Generation Silicone Body

Acclaim Lighting's New Compact Direct View LED Tube Features a Highly Durable Second-Generation Silicone Body Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Flex Tube Mini, a flexible, direct view, outdoor LED strip with a compact 0.4"x0.4" profile in a wide range of color temperatures including 2200 K, 2700 K, 3000 K, 35000 K, 4000 K, 5700 K, red, green, blue and amber for customized lighting applications. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Outdoor Applications | Decorative Light | RGBW | Controls | Jan 27, 2021

Tivoli's New Litesphere with RGB+W Algorithm Controls Delivers Exceptional Color Saturation and TRUE White Performance

Tivoli's New Litesphere with RGB+W Algorithm Controls Delivers Exceptional Color Saturation and TRUE White Performance With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its revolutionary Litesphere True RGB+W LED strand light that offers proprietary algorithm controls for superior color saturation and TRUE white performance for commercial and architectural lighting applications. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Jan 22, 2021

Georg Bechter Licht Introduces CERA 28 - Profound Radiance, Artistic, Handmade, Fragile, with Velvety Light

Georg Bechter Licht Introduces CERA 28 - Profound Radiance, Artistic, Handmade, Fragile, with Velvety Light With the new CERA 28 product line, Georg Bechter Licht has a porcelain luminaire that shines like a light-ball, velvety with a deep and brilliant light. Handmade in the Viennese factory of Hermann Seiser, each luminaire is unique. Learn more about this special story of creation: Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Human Centric Lighting | Controls | Tunable White Light | Outdoor Applications | Jan 22, 2021

Tridonic Introduces SIDEREA - Future-Proof Outdoor Lighting Solution for Towns and Cities

Tridonic Introduces SIDEREA - Future-Proof Outdoor Lighting Solution for Towns and Cities Modern infrastructure is an essential stepping stone towards a smart and digitally connected city of the future. Urbanization, climate change and digitalization require new mindsets and solutions in towns and cities. SIDEREA from Tridonic is a new lighting solution with a comprehensive portfolio for smart city outdoor lighting. Read more »

SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Systems + Applications | Retrofit | Bluetooth | Linear Modules | Jan 15, 2021

Universal Lighting Introduces LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth®

Universal Lighting Introduces LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth® Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. a global leader in lighting, and a member of the Panasonic Group, today announced the launch of its LRAxC LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth Controls. The product comes as a natural addition to the expanding fixture control ecosystem options offered by Universal. Read more »

SSL | LEDs | LED Modules | Indoor Applications | Warranty | Jan 13, 2021

Xicato Announces Unprecedented 10-Year Warranty on Lumen and Color

Xicato Announces Unprecedented 10-Year Warranty on Lumen and Color Xicato, the leading provider of smart building wireless controls and highest quality LED light sources, today announced its groundbreaking line of LEDs with Corrected Cold Phosphor Technology®; the XCA, XTM and the XIM intelligent light module, are now backed with the industry's only10-year warranty on lumen and color. Read more »

SSL | Components | LED Drivers | Outdoor Applications | Dec 07, 2020

Inventronics Introduces Controls-Ready IP66/IP67 LED Drivers with Dim-to-Off Functionality

Inventronics Introduces Controls-Ready IP66/IP67 LED Drivers with Dim-to-Off Functionality Inventronics introduces their new family of IP66/IP67 LED drivers that are Controls-Ready with Dim-to-Off functionality that facilitates integration with sensors or control systems to ensure optimal lighting performance. The EUM-Mx family allows for reduced inventory SKUs, increased design flexibility, Controls-Ready features to simplify wiring for low voltage controls and a wide input voltage range of 90-305 Vac to assist world-wide applications. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 07, 2020

Aculux Introduces Enhancements to AX4 Series of Architectural Luminaires

Aculux Introduces Enhancements to AX4 Series of Architectural Luminaires Aculux®, an established leader in the manufacture of precision luminaires, today announced enhancements to the AX series, its highest performing architectural luminaires. The comprehensive family of ceiling downlights provides industry-leading cutoff and glare control to create quiet ceilings. Read more »

HCL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Color-Tuning | Smart Lighting + IoT | Nov 11, 2020

Transform Your Space with Thorn's New VCT Technology

Transform Your Space with Thorn's New VCT Technology VCT technology (Variable Color Temperature) brings a new dynamic to your space. It is now possible to set dedicated color temperatures for specific areas of your space, ranging from 2700 K to 6500 K. The VCT enables you to manually and automatically adjust light levels and to set pre-defined lighting scenarios to your exact requirements. Read more »

SSL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Nov 11, 2020

Acclaim Lighting Introduces ColorSwitch Allowing Selection of Multiple CCTs

Acclaim Lighting Introduces ColorSwitch Allowing Selection of Multiple CCTs Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Adapt Cove, a low power, high output, dimmable LED cove light that features Acclaim's new ColorSwitch technology. ColorSwitch allows for manual onboard selection of multiple color temperatures of white, including 2200 K, 2700 K, 3000 K, and 3500 K for architectural lighting applications. Read more »

SSL | Components | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | DALI-2 | Nov 06, 2020

Inventronics Expands DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers with added Features

Inventronics Expands DALI-2 D4i Certified LED Drivers with added Features Inventronics has expanded their new family of IP66/IP67 LED drivers with DALI-2 D4i certification provides OEMs the ability to monitor crucial driver information to reduce maintenance costs and the ability to plug and play controls. The expansion includes four different series that provide 75 W, 100 W, 150 W and 200 W power levels in addition to the existing 240 W models. The expanded EUM-Bx series allow for reduced inventory SKUs, streamlined production, increased design flexibility and a wide input voltage range of 90-305 Vac to assist world-wide applications. Read more »

SSL | Components | Controls | Driver Modules | Zhaga Compliant | Outdoor Applications | Wireless | Nov 06, 2020

LumenRadio Presents AirGlow – an Advanced Wireless Outdoor Lighting Control

LumenRadio Presents AirGlow – an Advanced Wireless Outdoor Lighting Control Wireless lighting technology expert LumenRadio launches AirGlow – a new product for outdoor lighting control that comes with a Zhaga Book 18 connector for easy installation and LumenRadio's ultra-reliable wireless mesh technology built in. In addition, AirGlow offers features and benefits not seen before in the outdoor lighting control segment, which together with the patented Mira technology, offer future IoT possibilities. Read more »

HCL | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Health + Wellbeing | Medical | Oct 28, 2020

Axis Lighting Launches BalancedCare™ Product Lines and Brand

Axis Lighting Launches BalancedCare™ Product Lines and Brand BalancedCare by Axis Lighting is a new brand focusing on healthcare facility lighting, and features a comprehensive and complementary family of luminaires. Mindful of both style and function, and taking into account the latest LED chip design, BalancedCare luminaires are engineered to meet all of the requirements of today's complex healthcare environments. Designed for patient rooms, bathrooms, corridors, nurses' stations and common areas, these luminaires provide lighting for wellness without trade-offs. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Georg Bechter Licht Introduces CERA 28 - Profound Radiance, Artistic, Handmade, Fragile, with Velvety Light

Georg Bechter Licht Introduces CERA 28 - Profound Radiance, Artistic, Handmade, Fragile, with Velvety Light With the new CERA 28 product line, Georg Bechter Licht has a porcelain luminaire that shines like a light-ball, velvety with a deep and brilliant light. Handmade in the Viennese factory of Hermann Seiser, each luminaire is unique. Learn more about this special story of creation: Read more »

EDITORIAL

How to Increase the Efficiency of Two-Stage Drivers

How to Increase the Efficiency of Two-Stage Drivers In this article, Dr. Weirich from Infineon Technologies, describes a simple method for increasing the efficiency of drivers that can operate with LED engines with a wide range of current and power levels, at virtually no effort. In addition, the method allows for using smaller inductors in the buck ... Read more »