View This Issue - March 2012

LEDs Magazine March 2012 issue

+++ Cover +++

LED lighting from Nualight enhances the appeal of produce in a supermarket display cabinet. The company has signed a major deal with Sainsbury’s, a UK food retailer – see pages 10 and 46.

+++ Features +++

MARKETS
LED lighting market to grow while LED component market goes flat
Strategies Unlimited’s analysts believe that the LED lighting market is growing nicely, though they expect lower LED prices to keep a lid on LED-component growth in the foreseeable future. LAURA PETERS and MAURY WRIGHT report.


STRATEGIES IN LIGHT – MANUFACTURING
LED manufacturers reduce cost with automation, larger wafers, new materials
The LED Manufacturing track at Strategies in Light presented methods for reducing cost and improving yield of LED components, as LAURA PETERS reports.


STRATEGIES IN LIGHT – MARKET TRACK
LED market adoption continues to grow
The HB-LED Market track at Strategies in Light 2012 offered a view from Seoul, advice on how to cross the market-adoption chasm, insights on how to make GaN LEDs on GaN substrates, and much more, as TIM WHITAKER reports.



STRATEGIES IN LIGHT – LIGHTING TRACK
SSL must still clear hurdles to enable mass adoption of LED lighting
LEDs are doing quite well in general-illumination applications, but speakers in the LEDs in Lighting track at SIL addressed obstacles and solutions that will ultimately determine when widespread SSL deployment occurs, reports MAURY WRIGHT.


RESTAURANT LIGHTING
LED lighting highlights the food at San Diego burger restaurant
The Hodad’s restaurant in downtown San Diego has achieved energy efficiency and high-quality lighting using a mix of LED A-lamps, downlights, and T8-retrofit tubes, explains MAURY WRIGHT.



SSL INFRASTRUCTURE
Ecosystems meeting paints future picture of intelligent SSL systems
A recent gathering of SSL professionals provided a vision of future lighting systems that are off-grid, LED-based, intelligent, adaptive and stable, writes LAURA PETERS.


LAST WORD
ZigBee standards are ready to support lighting-control applications

The ZigBee building- and home-automation standards support lighting, and lighting manufacturers should move quickly to support the wireless network, says MAURY WRIGHT.


+++ Columns/departments +++


COMMENTARY
Test to find the best color metric

NEWS + VIEWS

  • Market growth and stealthy start-up make news at SIL 2012
  • Philips joins The Climate Group's LED lighting campaign
  • Seoul Semiconductor CEO outlines AC-LED potential at SIL 2012
  • Toyoda Gosei files LED patent lawsuits against Formosa Epitaxy
  • Bridgelux gets $25 million in new funding
  • Lynk Labs unveils new Tesla ACLED packages at SIL 2012
  • LEDtronics lights Carpinteria
FUNDING+PROGRAMS

RELATED ARTICLES

LEDs at Lightfair: Cree, Luminus Devices, Philips Lumileds, and Samsung

LightFair International: LED and SSL company announcements and product launches - Part IV

Expanding adoption of SSL drives MOCVD technology advances (MAGAZINE)

Novel design and manufacturing techniques enable 3D LED lamps (MAGAZINE)

Properties of LED light can boost poultry production and profits (MAGAZINE)

ANSI recognizes need for LED driver testing standards (MAGAZINE)

Solid-state lighting brings out the true colors of modern healthcare (MAGAZINE)

Global lighting event highlights LEDs, tunable lighting, and controls (MAGAZINE)

NGL Outdoor Competition 2013 (MAGAZINE)

Efficient LED technologies improve lighting in residential and commercial applications (MAGAZINE)

Are LED retrofits that work with existing ballasts a good idea? (MAGAZINE)

LightFair International: LED and SSL company announcements and product launches - Part III

Seoul Semiconductor announces Acrich3 AC-LED driver, new MJT LEDs

LightFair International: LED and SSL company announcements and product launches - Part II

LightFair International: LED and SSL company announcements and product launches - Part I

Cree launches thin LED area fixture with new hybrid-TIR optic

OLED lighting: LG Chem drops prices while Acuity adds amber fixture at LFI

Soraa will deliver GaN-on-GaN LED technology in modular light engines

Wireless Environment announces battery-backed LED lamp socket for emergency lighting

LG Electronics and Daintree deliver first intelligent lighting and building project

RELATED COMPANIES

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...

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...

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.

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.

Schréder

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...

CINCON USA

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

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.

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 ...

LEDSupply

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

CINCON

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.

RELATED PRODUCTS

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.

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 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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

TOPIC INDEX

CONNECT WITH US

                

SOCIAL ACTIVITY

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • List View

NEWSLETTERS

LEDs Magazine Newsletter

Our weekly flagship news source
SUBSCRIBE

Product Focus

Monthly newsletter
SUBSCRIBE

Illumination in Focus

Bi-monthly newsletter
SUBSCRIBE

  •  
  •  
  •  
Copyright © 2007-2014. PennWell Corporation, Tulsa, OK. All Rights Reserved.