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LEDs have become the predominant light source that provides backlight in LCDs and also have pervaded the direct display space in applications such as large video boards and displays in public venues.

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Stockholm Concert Hall renovates with cool-running LED lighting

Stockholm Concert Hall renovates with cool-running LED lighting

Energy-efficiency upgrade also provides relief from the heat of legacy lighting for the near 100 members of the iconic Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Osram announces flush-mount IR LED for mobile devices

Osram announces flush-mount IR LED for mobile devices

Osram Opto Semiconductors has announced a side-facing infrared LED designed for unobtrusive integration into smart mobile devices, enabling them to function as remote controls.

The IEC addresses characterization of the blue light hazard for LED products

The IEC addresses characterization of the blue light hazard (MAGAZINE)

Following a previous series of articles considering the evaluation of the photobiological safety of products comprising LEDs, Leslie Lyons provides an overview of a new approach adopted by the lighting industry to evaluate the retinal blue light hazard for which the advent of SSL has given some c...

Multifunctional optics open new SSL frontiers (MAGAZINE)

Just adding illumination is no longer sufficient for lighting design. Lighting has become a design statement in itself, with directional and shapeable optics available today to save energy, reduce light pollution, and, as Caroline Hayes discovers, to add dramatic effect.

LRC's Mark Rea discusses monetizing the benefits of SSL, and SIL Plenary

The LED lighting industry needs to focus more on the benefits of solid-state lighting (SSL) technology rather than purely on energy savings, according to Strategies in Light Plenary speaker Mark Rea, as he discusses in an interview with Maury Wright in advance of the conference.

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