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Resources | LpR | Manufacturing | Lamps | Luminaires | Aug 13, 2018

A Manufacturing Revolution for the LED Lighting Industry

A Manufacturing Revolution for the LED Lighting Industry LpR 67 Article, page 76: Western business investments in local manufacturing facilities have been declining since the 1980s due to partnering with contract manufacturers in Asia. But with increasing and hidden costs in Asia, companies are now seeking to bring manufacturing back home. A recent innovation, microfactories, could be the solution. Paavo Käkelä, Chairman and VP at EID Tech in Finland, presents the microfactory called Ant PlantTM. He explains this new, flexible manufacturing concept, shows how it works and how it is set up, and analyzes the benefits of local, automated production of LED lighting products as an alternative to contract manufacturing in Asia. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | LEDs | Special Applications | Animal Farming | Jul 30, 2018

Kyocera Offers World's First Full-Spectrum LED Aquarium Lighting for Japan

Kyocera Offers World's First Full-Spectrum LED Aquarium Lighting for Japan Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) announced that the company developed the world's first [1] full-spectrum LED lighting for aquariums. Kyocera's high-color-rendering LED lighting combines its proprietary violet LEDs and RGB (red, green and blue) phosphors to create lights close to natural sunlight at specific underwater depths. Kyocera's new LED lighting is ideal for growing various water creatures as it reproduces the light close to the natural habitats of corals and water plants. The optical spectrum can also be customized to reproduce the deep blue color for ornamental purposes. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Downlights | Indoor Applications | Human Centric Lighting | Jul 12, 2018

Lighting Science Group Introduces Good Day&Night Downlight

Lighting Science Group Introduces Good Day&Night Downlight Lighting Science® today announced the release of a new daytime productivity and natural sleep cycle lighting solution. The Good Day&Night® Downlight combines the company’s popular, patented GoodDay® and GoodNight® LED spectrum technologies into a single, easy-to-use luminaire. The new downlight is a comprehensive solution that enables residential and commercial customers to optimize daytime alertness, while also enhancing their nighttime sleep environment. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | High Bay | Harsh Enviroment | Outdoor Applications | Jul 03, 2018

GlacialLight Announces New GL-BL190DA with 3-in-1 Dimming Feature

GlacialLight Announces New GL-BL190DA with 3-in-1 Dimming Feature GlacialLight, the LED lighting division of GlacialTech Inc., announces the dimmable GL-BL190DA High Bay Light. With up to 23,000 lumens, it comes 124 lm/W lighting efficiency. It features a 4 kg lightweight yet IP66 rugged outdoor ready design and available with beam shaping options including 70 and 120 degree lenses to suit various lighting applications. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Linear Lights | Outdoor Applications | Harsh Enviroment | Jun 26, 2018

New LED Vapor Tight Slim Strip Lights from Litetronics Support

New LED Vapor Tight Slim Strip Lights from Litetronics Support Litetronics proudly announces the introduction of its new LED Vapor Tight Slim Strip Lights, a family of uniquely rugged and low-profile fixtures that are ideal for space-constrained industrial applications requiring a durable and energy-efficient solution. Available in 4’ and 8’ versions that consume 30 and 55 Watts respectively and deliver a powerful 130 lumens per watt, the line of fixtures optimally supports commercial, industrial, and institutional lighting needs within corridors/hallways, storage areas, stairways, parking lots, gas stations, car wash/auto body operations, and a broad range of other applications subject to harsh, wet, or otherwise challenging conditions. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Horticulture | Jun 12, 2018

Oreon Introduces Oreon Grow Light Extended Voltage at GreenTech2018

Oreon Introduces Oreon Grow Light Extended Voltage at GreenTech2018 Oreon, Dutch manufacturer of high quality LED fixtures for greenhouse horticulture, are presenting their Oreon Grow Light Extended Voltage fixture during GreenTech2018 (12 to 14 June 2018) in Amsterdam's RAI. The new water-cooled LED grow light can be connected to a 220-480 V power supply in a greenhouse. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Linear Lights | Indoor Applications | Jun 12, 2018

MaxLite Presents LiteBars™ as Linkable Lighting with Limitless Design Possibilities

MaxLite Presents LiteBars™ as Linkable Lighting with Limitless Design Possibilities Compact, linkable and easy to mount, LiteBars are the perfect solution for under cabinet, toe kick, cove, display, wall washing and other accent and indirect lighting applications. LiteBars can be linked for continuous runs of light up to 40 feet long, with near-imperceptible breaks in light. The ENERGY STAR certified bars are designed with a patent-pending, integrated connector that results in a separation of just 1/8-inch between linked bars. New-generation driver technology delivers smooth and even dimming performance across the entire connected run. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Systems | Outdoor Applications | Environment | Jun 06, 2018

Dutch Town Is First in World to Install Bat-Friendly LED Street Lights

Dutch Town Is First in World to Install Bat-Friendly LED Street Lights Signify, the world leader in lighting, today completed its first bat-friendly lighting installation in a town. Rare bats in Zuidhoek-Nieuwkoop, in the Netherlands can now go about their nocturnal business undisturbed thanks to new connected LED street lights designed specially to emit light that does not affect their natural senses and rythms. The street lights use a special light recipe that is perceived by bats as darkness, yet which provides enough illumination for residents, helping make the roads and pavements safer, while being highly energy efficient. The project illustrates Signify’s leadership in developing innovative LED technology that is both smart and supports conservation and sustainability. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Emergency Lighting | Indoor Applications | Jun 06, 2018

Fulham Introduces EZ Exit Emergency Pathway Lighting Kit

Fulham Introduces EZ Exit Emergency Pathway Lighting Kit Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, is expanding its HotSpot line with a new category of value-added emergency lighting products that extend building safety lighting. The new EZ Exit Lighting Kit is being offered as an add-on to conventional exit signs, lighting a path to safety using add-on linear LEDs lights integrated into existing T-grid ceilings. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Troffer | Indoor Applications | May 09, 2018

LG Electronics Unveiled Blue Light Reducing Technology at LFI

LG Electronics Unveiled Blue Light Reducing Technology at LFI LG Electronics USA is introducing energy-efficient LED lighting troffers with new LG “Safe Blue” technology, a first-of-its-kind innovation designed to help reduce light sensitivity, eye strain and fatigue. Demonstrated this week at 2018 LIGHTFAIR International industry trade show (Booth #1131), this new technology reduces the amount of blue light wavelengths that are common in conventional LED and standard lighting options. This cutting-edge solution can help improve occupant comfort in various commercial settings such as schools, hospitals and office buildings. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Emergency Lighting | Indoor Applications | Apr 30, 2018

Resclite PRO – Flexible, Programmable and Efficient Emergency Lighting

Resclite PRO – Flexible, Programmable and Efficient Emergency Lighting The new Resclite PRO LED solution from Zumtobel adds an extra dimension to emergency lighting. This smart emergency luminaire utilises new lenses to provide enhanced flexibility and combines an unobtrusive look with the highest function-driven performance. A subtle design and the addition of a new mini version means that the fitting almost seems to disappear into the ceiling. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Driver Modules | Retrofit | Commercial Lighting | Apr 25, 2018

Fulham to Roll Out New Line of LinearHO High Output LED Retrofit Kits

Fulham to Roll Out New Line of LinearHO High Output LED Retrofit Kits At LightFair 2018 being held in Chicago May 8-10, Fulham, a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, will display its new line of Vizion LinearHO high-output LED retrofit kits. Designed to retrofit high-bay, vapor tight, and troffers, the new Vizion LinearHO kits are suitable for commercial and damp environments and deliver substantial energy savings when used to replace fluorescents lamps. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Systems | Smart Lighting & IoT | LiFi | Mar 16, 2018

Philips Lighting Introduces LiFi: Broadband Data Through Light

Philips Lighting Introduces LiFi: Broadband Data Through Light Philips Lighting, the world leader in lighting, is now offering Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology in which high quality LED lighting provides a broadband Internet connection through light waves. As the lighting company for the Internet of Things, Philips Lighting is the first global lighting company to offer LiFi-enabled luminaires from its existing office lighting portfolio. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Retrofit | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Mar 01, 2018

Litetronics Introduces Family of Easy-to-Install LED Strip RetroFit Fixtures

Litetronics Introduces Family of Easy-to-Install LED Strip RetroFit Fixtures Litetronics proudly introduces its new LED Strip RetroFit family of adjustable, easy-to-install, 4-foot LED strips that can upgrade linear fluorescent fixtures from 2.75 to 5 inches wide to energy-saving LED technology in minutes. Utilizing the existing building wiring and fixture base frame, Litetronics’ LED Strip RetroFits represent the industry’s easiest and quickest way to convert floor, corridor, area, and aisle lighting within a broad range of retail, commercial, and institutional applications to the comprehensive benefits of LED lighting. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Smart Lighting | Human Centric Lighting | Indoor Applications | Feb 19, 2018

Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting

Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting On 18 March at show Light + Building 2018 in Frankfurt, Selteka will present Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric lighting luminaires Skylighter with BIOWN light mixing technology – amazing light spectrum and color rendition, automatic light intensity and color profiling which supports natural human biorhythm. Read more »

Resources | Projects | Systems | Sustainability | Jan 16, 2018

‘Luminaire of the Future’ Aims to Revolutionize the European Lighting Industry by 2020

‘Luminaire of the Future’ Aims to Revolutionize the European Lighting Industry by 2020 As part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 work programme, the Repro-light project (Re-usable and re-configurable parts for sustainable LED based lighting systems) aspires to successfully initiate a transformation in the European LED lighting industry, by creating the ‘Luminaire of the Future’. Read more »

Featured | Indoor Applications | Luminaires | Jan 08, 2018

Light is the Spirit of Architecture

Light is the Spirit of Architecture Extraordinary building concepts are the result of a holistic approach. As an integral part of the architecture, lighting solutions support and enhance the overall visual impression. The ultra-flat lighting systems from Osram help create working environments with a unique character and an inspiring ambience. Read more »

Featured | Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Jan 08, 2018

Light is the Spirit of Architecture

Light is the Spirit of Architecture Extraordinary building concepts are the result of a holistic approach. As an integral part of the architecture, lighting solutions support and enhance the overall visual impression. The ultra-flat lighting systems from Osram help create working environments with a unique character and an inspiring ambience. Read more »

Featured | Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 25, 2017

Light is the Spirit of Architecture

Light is the Spirit of Architecture Extraordinary building concepts are the result of a holistic approach. As an integral part of the architecture, lighting solutions support and enhance the overall visual impression. The ultra-flat lighting systems from Osram help create working environments with a unique character and an inspiring ambience. Read more »

Featured | Indoor Applications | Luminaires | Dec 25, 2017

Light is the Spirit of Architecture

Light is the Spirit of Architecture Extraordinary building concepts are the result of a holistic approach. As an integral part of the architecture, lighting solutions support and enhance the overall visual impression. The ultra-flat lighting systems from Osram help create working environments with a unique character and an inspiring ambience. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 20, 2017

Eaton Enables Connected Solutions for Retail, Hospitality, Commercial and Specialty Spaces

Eaton Enables Connected Solutions for Retail, Hospitality, Commercial and Specialty Spaces Power management company Eaton recently launched the RSA MRZ family of architectural recessed multi-head luminaires, offering a wide breadth of features and options including Eaton’s WaveLinx or LumaWatt Pro sensors, which enable a full spectrum of wireless and connected lighting solutions. The family is designed to provide accent, wall wash and ambient lighting in retail, hospitality, commercial and specialty spaces including museums, churches and high-end homes. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 13, 2017

New Generation of PANOS Infinity Sets New Performance Benchmarks

New Generation of PANOS Infinity Sets New Performance Benchmarks The Vorarlberg-based lighting manufacturer Zumtobel and lighting technology expert Cree have been working together on dedicated LED technology for the PANOS infinity series since 2010. Now, a new version of the luminaire will feature the very latest Cree TrueWhite® technology. Available from January 2018, this brand-new variant is set to further enhance the unparalleled combination of high luminaire efficiency and excellent colour rendering, while also helping PANOS infinity maintain its market-leading position with excellent lumen maintenance and improved colour stability over the service life of 50,000 hours. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Retrofit | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Dec 13, 2017

Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces New Professional Retrofit Kit

Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces New Professional Retrofit Kit Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, is expanding its continuum of LED retrofit solutions with its Everline® LED Professional Retrofit Kit (PRK). The pan-style fixture retrofit kit is designed to replace existing fluorescent solutions including prismatic troffers, direct/indirect luminaires, volumetric luminaires and parabolic luminaires. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Outdoor Applications | Dec 12, 2017

Luminis Introduces Oculus Exterior Recessed Downlight Luminaires

Luminis Introduces Oculus Exterior Recessed Downlight Luminaires  Luminis, an established innovator and manufacturer of specification grade lighting solutions today announced the release of its Oculus LED lighting product family. Oculus is a recessed downlight designed for outdoor, under canopy applications where resistance to weather, light output and directional aiming are important. It is the first product of its kind to combine all three features. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Systems | Luminaires | Profiles | Indoor Applications | Nov 20, 2017

Lumibright Introduces Versatile Lumipro Profiles for Modular Captivating Linear Lighting

Lumibright Introduces Versatile Lumipro Profiles for Modular Captivating Linear Lighting This ground-breaking modular lighting system is designed for creating unimaginable light architectures to make the environment marginal yet indispensable. The brand new ultra-lightweight linear profiles are versatile enough to meet any design needs guaranteeing extraordinary visual light comfort for every application beyond ordinary imagination. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | LiFi | Nov 15, 2017

World's First Industrialized LiFi Luminaire

World's First Industrialized LiFi Luminaire As result of a co-development partnership with the Scottish company pureLiFi, Lucibel presents the world's first industrialized LiFi solution on the market. LiFi (Light Fidelity) is a communication technology through modulated LED light that enables data exchange between a specific LED lighting fixture and a computer, making Internet access possible. The performance of this bidirectional broadband connection has been multiplied by 4 since the installation of a Lucibel prototype in June 2015. The reception of data transmitted by the lighting fixture is done via a LiFi USB key whose size has been divided by 5 since the initial prototype installation. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Oct 30, 2017

Apure Launches New MINUS Architectural LED Lighting Fixtures

Apure Launches New MINUS Architectural LED Lighting Fixtures Apure, an innovator and manufacturer of state-of-the-art architectural lighting, today announced the launch of its new MINUS product series. With an ultra-thin profile for minimal recess and an almost imperceptible aperture, the MINUS is designed to enable higher ceilings and architectural flexibility. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Retrofit | Luminaires | Oct 24, 2017

Litetronics Introduces Family of Quick-Install LED RetroFit Flat Panel Kits

Litetronics Introduces Family of Quick-Install LED RetroFit Flat Panel Kits Expanding upon its recently-introduced line of LED Flat Panel Fixtures, Litetronics proudly announces the launch of its new family of LED RetroFit Flat Panel Kits, the industry’s simplest way to upgrade standard fluorescent troffer fixtures to energy-saving, long-life LED flat panel technology. Offered in popular 2 x 2 (29 Watt) and 2 x 4 (39 Watt) formats to address the most commonly-sized fluorescent troffers, the Kits are ideal for a broad range of professional lighting applications, from hospitality and healthcare settings to offices, warehouses, retail establishments, schools, and more. Read more »

Horticulture | Sensors | Systems | Luminaires | Oct 23, 2017

LumiGrow Launches New Smart Light Sensor to Have the Sun Manage Your Greenhouse Lighting

LumiGrow Launches New Smart Light Sensor to Have the Sun Manage Your Greenhouse Lighting LumiGrow, a smart horticultural lighting company, announced today the release of their integrated light sensor technology, named the smartPAR Light Sensor Module. Now greenhouse growers can ensure their crops experience near perfect lighting conditions year-round, regardless of changes in season, climate, or inefficiencies in greenhouse infrastructure. The sensor technology works by simply plugging into your LumiGrow Pro Series or Pro Series E fixtures, then connects to your smartPAR Wireless Control System to begin automating your lighting strategy. Once connected, the smartPAR Light Sensor Module measures ambient sunlight within the greenhouse, and adjusts your LumiGrow lighting to hit your crop’s ideal daily light integral (DLI) goals day in and day out. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Cove Light | Sep 21, 2017

EcoSense Introduces Slim Cove™ Dim

EcoSense Introduces Slim Cove™ Dim Today EcoSense announced the launch of Slim Cove™ Dim, a feature-rich, dimmable lighting solution that just happens to come in an elegantly affordable platform. Thoughtfully designed to meet the demands of lighting projects across any budget, Slim Cove™ Dim achieves the perfect balance of quality and value. Read more »

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LUXTECH Introduces FLEX Color, Architectural Grade RGB Tape

LUXTECH Introduces FLEX Color, Architectural Grade RGB Tape LUXTECH, a leading American manufacturer of architectural grade LED modules, introduces FLEX Color to their line of flexible LED strips. The RGB strip light is populated by high quality LEDs with tight binning to maintain color consistency. Read more »

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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity Synergy 21 has been a successful, well-known brand in the lighting industry for around 9 years. We satisfy our customers with top-notch planning, development, production, and distribution of high-quality lighting fixtures. We also offer an attractive working environment to over 200 employees at 6 ... Read more »

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XP-G2 High Efficacy LEDs Use Less Power, Drop-in Compatible

XP-G2 High Efficacy LEDs Use Less Power, Drop-in Compatible Cree, Inc. announces the new High Efficacy (HE) version of the XLamp® XP-G2 LED that delivers improved performance compared to standard XP-G2 LEDs, with higher output and greater efficiency to enable smaller, lighter, lower-cost designs. The original XLamp XP-G2 LED pioneered a broad set of LED ... 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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