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Electronics | Smart Lighting + IoT | Indoor Applications | Components | Sensors | Dec 11, 2018

EnOcean Presents the First Self-Powered Bluetooth® Sensor for Intelligent Lighting Control

EnOcean Presents the First Self-Powered Bluetooth® Sensor for Intelligent Lighting Control At CES 2019 in Las Vegas (January 8-11, 2019), EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, will be launching a new ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems communicating via Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). It will be the first self-powered Bluetooth® occupancy sensor on the market integrating EnOcean’s field-proven energy harvesting technology and offering best customer experience by being maintenance-free, freely positionable, highly flexible and easy to install. The new sensor, in a small and functional housing design, will add to EnOcean’s Easyfit portfolio of battery-free Bluetooth® switches and perfectly support the company’s strategy to easily provide precious data for the digitalization of buildings using LED lighting systems as data backbone for intelligent control. Visitors to the CES show can experience EnOcean’s Easyfit Bluetooth® solutions at Sands Expo #40464. The new sensor will be available on the market from January 2019. Read more »

Featured | LEDs | White LEDs | CoB LEDs | Indoor Applications | Dec 01, 2018

Luminus Gen 4 COBs: 70W CMH Spots Finally Meet Their Match

Luminus Gen 4 COBs: 70W CMH Spots Finally Meet Their Match Luminus Devices latest, fourth generation chip-on-board LED technology (Gen 4) will open new opportunities in retail lighting and a wide range of indoor and outdoor lighting applications. Luminus Gen 4 COB technology combines significant improvements in efficacy, flux density, high maximum drive current, and high temperature capability to enable breakthrough changes in form factor for luminaire makers, For example, it is finally possible for a COB to deliver the output and punch of a 70 Watt ceramic metal halide lamp in an identical form factor. Luminus has eliminated the barriers that until now had required LED luminaires with comparable center beam candlepower to be larger than the incumbent CMH technology. Read more »

Connected Lighting | Systems + Applications | Indoor Applications | Controls | Bluetooth | Nov 30, 2018

New Bluetooth Mesh Controllers Provide Enhanced Wireless LED Lighting Control

New Bluetooth Mesh Controllers Provide Enhanced Wireless LED Lighting Control Environmental Lights, a leader in LED lighting solutions, announced the launch of Mini Bluetooth Mesh Controllers. The Mini Bluetooth Mesh Controllers enable users to control LED lights from a mobile app. Available in single color, tunable white, RGB and RGBW, the controllers have a wireless range of up to 45 feet in an ideal environment and can be networked together to create up to four separate lighting zones. The Bluetooth mesh network, created by digitally linking multiple controllers, enables users to manage all configured lighting zones when in range of any of the devices. Read more »

Troffer | Systems + Applications | Indoor Applications | Luminaires | Nov 30, 2018

Cree Introduced the FLEX Series LED of Specification-Grade Troffers

Cree Introduced the FLEX Series LED of Specification-Grade Troffers Cree, Inc. announces the FLEX Series LED Troffer, a new lighting system that gives architects and lighting specifiers remarkable design freedom, to address the $1.2 billion specification tier of the industry. This represents an enormous opportunity for a switch to energy-efficient LEDs, as recessed fluorescent troffers comprise 50 percent of all luminaires used in the U.S. commercial market, according to the Department of Energy. Read more »

Systems + Applications | Street Lighting | Outdoor Applications | Luminaires | Nov 21, 2018

Ecolighting's Medusa Is the Latest Generation of LED Streetlight

Ecolighting's Medusa Is the Latest Generation of LED Streetlight The Medusa is designed with a Philips advanced xitanium driver, Samsung or Cree LEDs and a NEMA five-pin plug comes as standard for telematics such as TELENSA or similar open protocol. Robust and weatherproof to IP65, the Medusa luminaire is easy to maintain, lightweight and has a stylish aluminium body with adjustable pole mounting. Read more »

LED Modules | Indoor Applications | Systems + Applications | Controls | Human Centric Lighting | Tunable White Light | Nov 19, 2018

Lighting Scenes at the Touch of a Button - Tunable White System for Downlights

Lighting Scenes at the Touch of a Button - Tunable White System for Downlights The DLE G2 PRE Tunable White system is precalibrated at the factory and has an adjustable colour temperature range of 2,700 to 6,500 K, so it covers the entire white range from warm white to cool white. Luminous flux remains constant at all times. The system provides a simple way to create dynamic lighting solutions such as Tunable White and human centric lighting applications. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | CoB LEDs | Indoor Applications | Nov 19, 2018

Luminus’ Gen 4 COBs - 70 Watt Metal Halide Spotlight Finally Meets Its Match

Luminus’ Gen 4 COBs - 70 Watt Metal Halide Spotlight Finally Meets Its Match Luminus Devices has released its fourth generation chip-on-board LED technology (Gen 4) that will open new opportunities in retail lighting as well as a wide range of indoor and outdoor lighting applications. Luminus Gen 4 COB technology combines significant improvements in efficacy, flux density, high maximum drive current, and high-temperature capability to enable breakthrough changes in form factor for luminaire makers. Read more »

Systems + Applications | Outdoor Applications | Lighting Systems | Luminaires | Nov 19, 2018

Multi-Court LED Tennis Lighting Package from Access Fixtures

Multi-Court LED Tennis Lighting Package from Access Fixtures Access Fixtures is pleased to introduce another complete LED tennis court lights package, in addition to their other tennis court packages already available. This package was specifically created for 2 + 2 tennis courts, or four tennis courts in total. 30' 7-gauge square steel poles support the luminaires, which are fitted to the poles via quad bullhorns, double bullhorns, or slip-fitters. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Outdoor Applications | IP-Protection | Nov 19, 2018

TE Connectivity Introduces LUMAWISE Endurance N Base with Vent

TE Connectivity Introduces LUMAWISE Endurance N Base with Vent TE Connectivity’s (TE) LUMAWISE Endurance N base with vent is ANSI 136.41 compliant for photocontrols and accepts sleeves and covers in varying heights. These components are assembled to provide a total power and signal interface between the photocontrol module and a lighting fixture’s mating receptacle. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Indoor Applications | Nov 19, 2018

Osram's New Long-Life LED for General Lighting - Osconiq S3030

Osram's New Long-Life LED for General Lighting - Osconiq S3030 Osconiq S3030 enables customers to build luminaires with optimum quality, extra-long life and exceptional robustness The market for LED lighting is moving forward very fast and the demand for professional components with long lifetimes and extraordinary robustness is growing. In announcing the new professional Osconiq S3030, Osram Opto Semiconductors is successfully facing up to these challenges. These LEDs are state-of-the-art components designed to meet professional demands in various general lighting applications and characterized by long life, high performance and first-class reliability. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Nov 06, 2018

Upowertek Releases World’s First CCR Mode 0.1% Dimmable LED Driver

Upowertek Releases World’s First CCR Mode 0.1% Dimmable LED Driver Now most of the low dimming drivers are designed with PWM mode to get low output, but they have the problems of strobe flickering under cameras and potential audible noises. To solve the problems, Upowertek released the first constant current reduction mode 0.1% dimmable LED driver in the world, the BSR-055 series. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | CoB LEDs | Indoor Applications | Nov 06, 2018

Tridonic Spotlight and Downlight LED Modules Offer Improved Efficiency

Tridonic Spotlight and Downlight LED Modules Offer Improved Efficiency Tridonic's seventh generation of SLE ADV modules benefits from a chip upgrade resulting in even greater efficiency, longer life time and improved thermal management – all with excellent colour rendering. The modules are available with light-emitting surfaces of 9 to 15 mm (LES 9 to LES 15), with 17 and 21 mm variants set to follow soon. Read more »

Task Lights | Human Centric Lighting | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Nov 02, 2018

Lighting Science Brings Dual-Spectrum Technology to the Palm of Your Hand

Lighting Science Brings Dual-Spectrum Technology to the Palm of Your Hand Lighting Science, a pioneer in biological LED lighting, is excited to announce the newest addition to its family of circadian lighting products. JOURNI™, a portable and versatile LED task light, provides engineered spectrums designed for circadian regulation in one convenient device. Whether you are a jet-setter or a college student pulling an all-nighter, the appropriate JOURNI setting enables you to sync your circadian rhythm – either to boost wakefulness and productivity or to wind down and prepare for sleep. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Nov 02, 2018

Inventronics Expands Narrow Input, Constant Voltage Driver Series

Inventronics Expands Narrow Input, Constant Voltage Driver Series Inventronics is pleased to announce the expansion of their constant-voltage EBV Series to include 75 W, 100 W and 150 W models that operate at a narrow input voltage range from 176-305 Vac. Narrowing the input voltage range has allowed Inventronics to reduce manufacturing costs and offer significant savings to regions that do not require a universal input voltage range. This series of LED drivers are made with a compact, extruded-metal housing enabling more creative freedom on luminaire design. They are IP67 rated which is ideal in architectural, decorative and signage lighting projects. Read more »

Smart Lighting + IoT | Tech-Talks Bregenz | Resources | Outdoor Applications | Oct 31, 2018

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Rico Kramer, Inventor, Founder & CEO, esave ag

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Rico Kramer, Inventor, Founder & CEO, esave ag In recent years there has been a strong focus on safe communication and controls in the lighting industry. The success story of esave ag, however, started much earlier, when Rico Kramer, the founder and CEO of esave, travelled to Taiwan due to his dissatisfaction with the quality of early LED replacement bulbs. What the former Apple employee learned there led to the development of the esave concept and its technology. In the interview he talks about his intentions, the beginning of esave, wireless technologies in general, system security, commissioning, system incompatibilities, markets and their peculiarities. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Blue High-Power Laser Diodes from Osram for Show, Point and Line Lasers

Blue High-Power Laser Diodes from Osram for Show, Point and Line Lasers Multi Mode in the InGaN portfolio: The blue multi-mode laser diodes PLPT5 447KA and 450KA from Osram Opto Se- miconductors are available as 1.6 and 2.2 Watt versions with a wavelength of 447 nm. The indium-gallium-nitride diodes are edge emitters, which are built into a hermetically sealed TO ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

UV-C Disinfection Technologies Must be Integrated in EU Renovation Plans

UV-C Disinfection Technologies Must be Integrated in EU Renovation Plans LightingEurope launches an UV-C expert group that promotes the benefits of UV-C disinfection technologies and stimulates market demand and fair market access in Europe. The technology has been proven to deactivate, without exception, all viruses against which it has been tested. LightingEurope is ... Read more »