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Systems & Applications | Lamps | Indoor Applications | Sep 06, 2018

Rediscover the Beauty of Ambient Light with Soraa VIVID™ Omnidirectional Lamps

Rediscover the Beauty of Ambient Light with Soraa VIVID™ Omnidirectional Lamps Soraa, the world leader in full-spectrum LED technology and illuminator of the world’s most renowned, museums, historical buildings, hotels, and luxury retailers, announces the expansion of our Soraa VIVID line with omnidirectional lamps, delivering ambient lighting with the quality of light you’ve come to expect from all of our professional lamps and fixtures. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | High Bay | Sep 05, 2018

Ledvance DALI High Bay Luminaires Provide Further Energy Savings

Ledvance DALI High Bay Luminaires Provide Further Energy Savings New High Bay luminaires from Ledvance for warehouses, factories and logistics centres provide a double whammy of energy savings. Now available at wholesalers, the LED luminaires not only provide inherently high luminous efficiency, but are also controllable via DALI allowing light levels to be adjusted according to need. Read more »

Featured | LEDs | White LEDs | High Power LEDs | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Sep 01, 2018

XLamp® XP-G3 S Line LED Optimized for Connected Lighting

XLamp® XP-G3 S Line LED Optimized for Connected Lighting 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 »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Horticulture | Aug 29, 2018

Signify Launches New Philips GreenPower LED Toplighting Improving Performance

Signify Launches New Philips GreenPower LED Toplighting  Improving Performance Signify, the world leader in lighting, today announced the introduction of the new Philips GreenPower LED toplighting high output with a light efficacy up to 3.0 µmol/J and an output of 800 µmol/s. The new module will help greenhouse growers improve the growth of vegetables, fruits, flowers and other crops that require a lot of light. The new toplighting is available as of September 2018. 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 | 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 »

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 »

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 »

Featured | LEDs | White LEDs | High-Lumen Output | Outdoor Applications | High Bay | Aug 01, 2018

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 applications for the industry, including outdoor and area lighting, and has since served as a preferred choice by manufacturers that require superior output, efficacy and optical control. 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 »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jul 26, 2018

Inventronics Expands Flicker-Free, Tight Tolerance Dimming LED Driver Family

Inventronics Expands Flicker-Free, Tight Tolerance Dimming LED Driver Family Inventronics releases a new programmable IP20 LED driver series ideal for indoor projects such as panel, troffers, downlights and other fixtures requiring a compact driver and a lower profile. The new LUG-040SxxxDTE is an expansion to the existing low power, indoor programmable LED driver portfolio. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jul 19, 2018

LG Innotek Unveils "Eye Pleasing" LED

LG Innotek Unveils "Eye Pleasing" LED LG Innotek today announced that it released an "eye-pleasing (EP)" LED, a functional LED package for the first time in the world. "EP LED" is a lighting LED of a new concept inspired by previous research on the interaction between light and eye. The company applied its proprietary technology for designing ultra-precision LED chips to control the wavelength of light. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jul 19, 2018

Espen Technology Launches 4-Lamp, Type A, Dimmable Driver

Espen Technology Launches 4-Lamp, Type A, Dimmable Driver Today, Espen Technology announced the expansion of its Type A driver line, to include its new 4-lamp, Type A dimmable driver. The new 4-channel driver is model #VEL60BN-4C-10V. It operates Type A lamps only, and provides 0-10 V dimming. Read more »

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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 »

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Future Lighting Solutions Launches Offline Lighting System Selector Mobile App for iOS and Android

Future Lighting Solutions Launches Offline Lighting System Selector Mobile App for iOS and Android Future Lighting Solutions (FLS), a leading provider of solid-state lighting, engineering expertise and design tools, is proud to announce the launch of their new offline Lighting System Selector for iOS and Android devices. Read more »

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Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter

Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter A stacked nanocarbon antenna makes a rare earth element shine 5 times more brightly than previous designs, with applications in molecular light-emitting devices. - The europium Eu(III) complex with nanocarbon antenna emitting fine red light. Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »