System & Application News

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jul 18, 2018

Cree Adds XLamp XP-G2 High Efficacy (HE) LED To Boost Efficacy

Cree Adds XLamp XP-G2 High Efficacy (HE) LED To Boost Efficacy 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. Read more »

Resources | Standardization | Zhaga | Smart Lighting & IoT | Outdoor Applications | Jul 12, 2018

Zhaga Publishes Specification Allowing Mechanical IoT Upgradability

Zhaga Publishes Specification Allowing Mechanical IoT Upgradability The Zhaga Consortium, a global association of lighting companies that is standardizing interfaces of components of LED luminaires, has published Edition 1 of a new specification that helps to bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to outdoor LED lighting fixtures. The specification, known as Zhaga Book 18, makes it easy to upgrade LED fixtures by adding or changing modules that provide sensing and communication capabilities. 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 »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jul 10, 2018

Helvar Launches LOOP SELV60 LED Driver Series

Helvar Launches LOOP SELV60 LED Driver Series Helvar is proud to present LOOP: Helvar's first looping mechanics for LED drivers. LOOP is a combination of an SELV60 LED driver with terminals, integrated strain reliefs and, in DALI drivers, additional control terminals for fast and accurate wiring. These new mechanics are optimized for independent usage applications where safe and stable installation is needed. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jul 10, 2018

New High Performance Resonant Controller IC with PFC from Infineon

New High Performance Resonant Controller IC with PFC from Infineon Efficient and cost-effective controller IC solutions enable optimized LED lighting solutions. Infineon Technologies introduces the second generation ICL5102 resonant controller IC designed specifically for power supply and lighting drivers. Main target applications are LED drivers for professional and industrial lighting, and street lighting. The controller IC can also be used for offline AC-DC power supplies and LCD TVs. 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 »

Components | LED Modules | Linear Modules | Indoor Applications | Jul 02, 2018

Tivoli Boosts Design Opportunities with Its New Ground Breaking Elite Series TivoTape™

Tivoli Boosts Design Opportunities with Its New Ground Breaking Elite Series TivoTape™ Without a doubt, LED Tape Light has become a staple in most Lighting Designers creative palette’s. However, there have been some limitations which have challenged that creativity, and Tivoli Lighting has continued to work hard solving those challenges. In regards to Low Voltage LED Tape Light, there is a distinct difference between maximum load lengths to maintain Class II listed status and the maximum run lengths before experiencing significant voltage drop, which will result in lumen loss. Tivoli has solved that with the design of our proprietary Zero Drop Elite TivoTape™. Most LED Tape uses from 1-3 oz of copper for the traces. TivoTape™ Elite embodies 4oz copper traces. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jun 28, 2018

ERP Power Introduces Computer Controlled Dimming

ERP Power Introduces Computer Controlled Dimming ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, today announced the world’s smallest programmable drivers with innovative and disruptive Computer Controlled Dimming™ technology. ERP Power’s introduction of Computer Controlled Dimming is empowering architects and lighting designers to create the most interactive LED lighting experiences with the precision ambiance and scene control of an incandescent or halogen environment for high-end residential, retail, museum and hospitality applications. The next generation PHB Series will be available for sampling in Q4 2018 and from ERP Power distributors in volume quantities in Q1 2019 for immediate shipment from Arrow, DigiKey, Future, Mouser and WPG in the Americas region. 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 »

Components | LED Modules | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Jun 25, 2018

ELT Presents eLED RKIT, a 100% Versatile Driver for Outdoor LED Applications

ELT Presents eLED RKIT, a 100% Versatile Driver for Outdoor LED Applications ELT, leading manufacturer of lighting components, launches eLED RKIT, a complete unit comprising a high output 24 LED module and and eSMART constant current driver which is 100% programmable, enabling a high level of flexibility and variability to adapt to any classical lighting fixture application (Villa, Fernandina…), industrial lighting or other types of luminaires. Read more »

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

GlacialPower Launches New GP-LS240P LED Driver Series with 3-in-1 Dimming

GlacialPower Launches New GP-LS240P LED Driver Series with 3-in-1 Dimming GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-LS240P LED driver series. The driver provides a wide range of input voltage from 90 to 305 Vac, as well as offers constant current and constant voltage operating modes. The active power factor correction driver delivers the excellent efficiency up to 93% at 230 Vac. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Automotive | LED Modules | Lamps | Jun 12, 2018

Innovative XLS Product Family from Osram is Revolutionizing the Signal Lamp Market

Innovative XLS Product Family from Osram is Revolutionizing the Signal Lamp Market Osram is launching XLS (eXchangable LED Signal), standardized LED light sources for signal light applications in the automotive industry. By combining standardized light sources and LED technology they will fundamentally change the automotive signal lamp sector. “For the first time, a uniform platform with four different light sources can cover all the important signal applications in vehicles. This allows simple replacements, reduces complexity and overall costs for car manufacturers and leads to faster development processes thanks to adapted standards”, said Hans-Joachim Schwabe, CEO Specialty Lighting at Osram. The LED-based signal lamps are scheduled to appear on the roads from the fall of 2018. 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 »

Components | Electronics | Controls | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Smart Lighting | Jun 12, 2018

Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces LitePak™ 2

Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces LitePak™ 2 Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, today announced the introduction of its next generation LitePak™, a cost-effective, fully digital and dimmable lighting control solution designed for use in a variety of retail and commercial spaces, including gas stations, convenience stores, warehouses and auto dealerships. 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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »

EDITORIAL

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 »