View This Issue - April 2009

News and views from Lightfair International 2009

Lightfair International, described as the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, takes place on May 5-7, 2009 in New York.

LEDs Magazine brings you daily news reports, press releases and other happenings from the event. View Seminars and Workshops at the bottom of this page.

Lightfair Daily updates:
Lightfair Daily - Thursday, May 7
Lightfair Daily - Wednesday, May 6
Lightfair Daily - Tuesday, May 5
Lightfair Daily - Monday, May 4

Press releases and news:

General news:

* Lightfair Innovation Awards: Lightfair Innovation Awards honor excellence in lighting

* Lightfair: LightFair International celebrates 20 years, honors 20-year exhibitors

Business news:

* Bridgelux launches Lighting Services Group

* Color Kinetics co-founder George Mueller launches EcoSense Lighting at Lightfair 2009

* EMerge Alliance displays application of proposed DC power standard at Lightfair

* Industry leaders launch standards initiative for Smart Lighting Systems

* IST and Lighting Science Group announce strategic affiliation

* Leviton and Molex partner to offer integrated, modular LED solutions for lighting fixtures

* Philips Lighting CEO addresses industry transformation at Light Fair


* Albeo Adds Emergency Battery Pack and Power Factor Correction to Award Winning C-Series

* Carmanah Showcases Most Powerful Solar-LED Area Light to Date at New York LightFair 2009

* Color Kinetics showcases high-performance LED lighting solutions at Lightfair

* eldoLED launches ECOdrive, POWERdrive and LINEARdrive at Lightfair

* Enfis, North Star introduce latest Enfis Sentinel LED lighting control technology

* Evident to Display New Lighting Products at LIGHTFAIR International 2009

* Foresight’s ‘One Board Fits All’ LED Fixtures Lit by Future Lighting Solutions

* Hadco’s post top fixtures get LED makeover with Future Lighting Solutions

* Hilux introduces LED lighting for streets, parking structures and parking lots at LightFair

* Leds America, Inc. launches the greenest light bulb

* Lighting Science introduces LED replacement for standard incandescent lamps

* Molex launches Solid State Lighting business unit, introduces new products

* National and Nuventix introduce new reference design for LED bulbs

* Nuventix launches compact SynJet cooler for Philips Fortimo and Lexel LED downlight module

* Philips unveils industry-changing lighting transformations

* Philips Lighting unveils 600 lumen dimmable A-shape LED bulb for incandescent replacement

* Renaissance Lighting debuts white LED downlights with 2.5 X greater efficacy

* Toshiba to bring wide range of lighting products to LightFair 2009

Featured exhibitors at Lightfair 2009:

Booth number: 1463
Cree is lighting the revolution with industry-leading LED lighting products and lighting-class LEDs. Cree recessed LED lights provide superior light quality, energy savings and lifetimes for interior and exterior applications. Cree XLamp LEDs lead the industry in performance for a broad range of outdoor and indoor general illumination applications.

Seoul Semiconductor
Booth number: 2209
Seoul Semiconductor, a world leading LED manufacturer. The growth potential of the company is widely recognized as it was selected as ‘one of the most promising companies in Asia’ by Forbes and Business Week in 2006 and 2007, respectively. Over 5,000 patents filed or registered and the company runs 25 overseas operations, including 3 subsidiaries, and 114 worldwide distributors.

Lynk Labs
Booth number: 1366
Lynk Labs is the LED industry’s leading manufacturer of AC LED packages, light engines, drive and system technology. The bulb n’ ballast simplicity of Lynk Labs AC LED light engine technology delivers products that simplify the design and integration challenges of LEDs into AC power sources. Accelerate product design and time to market with Lynk Labs AC LED technology.

Color Stars
Booth number: 3343
Color Stars’ core technology involves digital controls and drivers for ultra-bright white and RGB LEDs. Products include color-changing lighting systems, rope/strip lighting, street lights, ceiling panels, T5s, retrofit lamps (E14, E17, E26, E27, GU10, MR16, PAR30, PAR38, AR-111), luminaires, channel letters, underwater pool lighting and wall washers.

Lambda Research
Booth number: 2302
Lambda Research provides world-class optomechanical design software TracePro® 5.0 for luminaries design and engineering. Applications include architectural, residential and industrial lighting and specialty illumination. TracePro 5.0 allows users to define and manage spectral data for each unique source and to combine different source types in a single ray trace.

Endicott Research Group, Inc.
Booth number: 789

Booth number: 2282
TerraLUX offers OEM Solid State Lighting solutions to the general and architectural lighting markets. These solutions are based on patented TerraLUX LED Light Engine(R) technology developed in the US and manufactured in the US plus offshore factories for high volume. Choose TerraLUX InSide for SSL you can trust.

Booth number: 2238
Lutron is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of lighting controls, providing products that have saved energy and enhanced the visual environment since 1960.

Seesmart LED
Booth number: 3063
Seesmart LED is a clean tech company that manufactures ETL-certified LED lighting products for commercial and residential applications. Our products are engineered to install into existing infrastructure and make the transition from fluorescents or incandescents to LEDs simple and cost-effective.

LED Dynamics
Booth number: 1045
LED Dynamics, maker of some of the industry's smallest, most efficient LuxDrive drivers and light modules, as well as the award winning EverLED-TR fluorescent tube replacement bulbs, will be at LightFair booth #1045.

Khatod Optoelectronic S.r.l.
Booth number: 1033
Khatod, with its large selection of optics, its aggressive road map for developing new products and its capability to manufacture custom products, helps the most demanding designers advance their projects of making LED lighting solutions. ZETALENS, our latest proposal, houses 7 LEDs and is fit for high light intensity as well as diffuse light applications.

Conferences and seminars:

LIGHTFAIR Institute® Workshops (view full list):

A Lighting Specifier's survival guide to LED technology
Sunday 3 May, 2-5 pm

SSL (LED) Technology: New Standards, Effectiveness Benchmarks, and Performance Data for a Rapidly Emerging Industry
Monday 4 May, 9-12 am

LED Technology and Luminaire Design
Monday 4 May, 2-5 pm

Seminars (view full list):

LED Roadway Lighting Case Study
Tuesday 5 May, 4.30-6 pm

100,000 Hours of Life & Other LED Fairy Tales
Tuesday 5 May, 2-3.30 pm


Cree Inc

Leads the LED industry in performance, brightness and reliability with its XLamp LED family, enabling the lighting industry with efficient, environmentally-friendly LEDs that produce beau...

Zierick Manufacturing Corp

Offers innovative solutions for interconnect applications. Specializes in wire-to-board and board-to-board applications. Provides surface mount and thru-hole products while further reduci...

InnoLight sp zoo

EU located lighting manufacturer for LED GU10 5W 600lm CRI>80 reflector, great performance, and LED E27 5W 380lm classic traditional appearance.

eldoLED America Inc

Designs and manufactures drive solutions for LED based lighting systems. Our technologies empower our customers to deliver the promise of LED lighting.

Cirrus Logic Inc

Cirrus Logic develops high-precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a broad range of innovative customers across a variety of energy-related applications, including the ...


Established in 2002 as an ecommerce store for all your LED product needs.


Designer and manufacturer of custom and industry standard LED, DC-DC and AC-DC power supplies from 1W to 1600W. Cincon also designs and manufacturers lighting controllers, interfaces...

Illumination Machines

Illumination Machines designs custom optics, heat sinks, and remote phosphor systems for LED luminaires and lamps.

eldoLED BV

eldoLED is a world leader in the design and manufacture of intelligent drive solutions for LED based lighting systems. Our technologies empower our customers to deliver the promise of LED...

CSA Group

A global solutions provider of product testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas, medical and a variety of other products.

Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting offers total solutions to both conventional and more advanced LED lighting fixtures and LED retrofit kits for commercial and industrial applications.


48 companies worldwide, passionate about light and innovation, experts in developing LED lighting solutions for safe and comfortable environments with significant energy and cost savings,...

Guardian Industries

Guardian Industries Corp. is a leader in float glass, fabricated glass and high performance coated glass products. Guardian lighting solutions deliver optimal performance, flexibility and...

ELMA Electronic Inc

Provides standard and customized LED solutions. Elma's LED family offers consistent, reliable, and durable illuminating and indicating solutions.

LEDSAmerica Inc

LedsAmerica is a full line LED line company and has manufacturing in Iowa where T8 LED-O tubes and street lights are made together with PL, PARs, High Bay lights. MAx

Lumentra Inc

Provides NVLAP accredited optical (photometry, colorimetry, Lumen maintenance), thermal (mapping and transient analysis), electrical characterization services, product development, supply...


The LED, DC-DC and AC-DC power supplies from 1W - 1600W. Cincon’s lighting controllers, interfaces and devices incorporating DALI protocol. LED drivers from 25W - 150W with international ...


LTF, LLC is a U.S based solid-state lighting product development and manufacturing company with facilities located in both USA and China.

Marian Inc

Marian is a global company who supplies die cut and converted parts to the LED market. Materials include thermal pads, reflective, venting, gaskets, insulators, diffusers and more.

Colorimetry Research

Specializes in the field of optics, manufacturing, electronics and software enables us engineer products with the right balance of hardware and software.

Surface Mount Wire Gripper - Part Number 1301

The Zierick 1301 is designed to allow customers to easier terminate a stripped wire to a PCB. Wire sizes to 24 AWG. Terminal is UL Recognized.

Surface Mount Wire Gripper - Part Number 1262

The Zierick 1262 is designed to allow customers to easier terminate a stripped wire to a PCB. Wire sizes from 0.025" to 0.095". Terminal is UL Recognized.

Unlock new LED lighting solutions with Cree High Density LEDs

Cree® High Density LEDs deliver the industry’s highest optical control factor enabling lighting manufacturers to improve performance, cost and size of LED lighting—enabling never before p...

Cree CXA LED Array Family

Cree’s CXA LED Arrays are optimized to simplify design and lower system cost, delivering high lumen output and efficacy with a family of single, easy-to-use arrays.

Cree LED Modules

Cree LED modules deliver beautiful, consistent light, backed by a 5-year warranty. They offer a choice of dimming options, while reducing the lighting power load by 80%.

Cree XLamp® XP-L LEDs-the industry’s highest efficacy single-die LED.

Cree® XP-L LED is the first commercially available single-die LED to achieve up to 200LPW at 350mA. The XP-L enables 50% or more performance increase as a drop-in upgrade.

Cree XLamp® XM-L2 EasyWhite® LED

The first 5mmx5mm LED to enable color-consistent 50W halogen performance; the XM-L2 EasyWhite delivers 1,100 lumens and is optimized to replace halogen technology.

Surface Mount Insulation Piercing Terminals

Surface Mount Wire-to-Board terminals available for wire gauges ranging from 24 to 14 AWG. Parts can be terminated to allow daisy-chain applications. Eliminates difficulty with direct...

T8 LED tube light

Epistar Super bright 3528/2835 SMD LED.Aluminum alloy body with plastic cover.Consist with traditional fluorescent tubes.Easy mounting.PF>0.90,CRI>72,Over 60% energy-saving,Low degradatio...

LED light Bulb – LED spotlight

The AR111,GU10,MR16,PAR30,PAR38 LED bulbs are ideal replacement of 10-75W halogen or CFL bulbs.Cree/Everlight LEDs.PMMA lens.Aluminum housing.Good heat dissipation.Surface temperature les...

Super bright Injection LED modules

Housed by ABS material,covered by epoxy resin on surface with good insulation.Beautiful appearance.Waterproof.Anti-fire.Super bright 5050/3528 LED.12V voltage.Ideal light source for backl...

Flexible LED screen - Rental and Stage LED billboard

Special design,flexible use,light weight,super slim,transparent,SMD technology,easy to install.Can realize any curved and creative installation horizontally and vertically.IP65 protection...

LED flexible strip and aluminum LED bar

Full range of LED strip and bar including the unique high lumen strip. Protection degree up to IP68.Epistar 3528/5050 SMD LED.Compliant with CE & RoHS.2-year warranty.3528: 60LED/m,120LED...

P3 Indoor Full Color LED Display Video screen

High-density pixel pitch,high resolution,high refresh rate,magnificent and high-definition image and video effect.P3,P5,P6,P7.62 to P10 available.Epistar SMD LED,wide viewing angle.High r...

LED Panel Light

Designed to replace T8 fluorescent tube or Phillip Grille light.Epistar 3528/3014 SMD LED.Aluminum alloy body.Even and Soft light beam.Various mounting means.50,000 hours lifetime.Environ...

Rotatable LED Down Light, beam angle adjustable 10-60°

Beam angle adjustable 10-60 degree.Shell can rotate 360°,vertical 0-40°.High power CREE LED,even and uniform light output,Die casting aluminum alloy housing,good heat sinking.Widely used ...

Solar LED Paver Light

100% solor powered.No wires, no electricians.Super capacitors instead of battery,maintenance-free.Absorb sunlight in daytime and illuminate 8-12 hours during night. Epistar LED.Activation...

360 degree 10W led bulb

360 degree 10W led bulb has high efficiency, high power factor,environmental friendly, unique heat-dissipating design and perfect thermal management.

iVAR COB LED Downlight

iVAR COB LED Downlight use die-casting magnesium alloy to make the main body,has Excellent heat dissipation performance,and Unique and delicate looking design.

LIMS - Liquid Injection Molding System

Silicone LIMS can be used to injection mold silicone components such as lenses or gaskets in an automated process. The two-component, thermoset material ranges in Shore A hardness from 5-80.







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