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Cooper Lighting replaces up to 400W MH fixtures with Lumark LED floodlights

Cooper Lighting replaces up to 400W MH fixtures with Lumark LEDs

03/05/2015

The Night Falcon LED luminaires use chip-on-board LEDs for floodlight applications for building-façade, large-sign, and general-area lighting applications.

Zumtobel provides LED museum lighting for Aachen Cathedral Treasury

Aachen Cathedral gets Zumtobel LED lighting for Treasury museum

03/04/2015

Stringent conservation goals mandated LED lighting including controls that not only save energy but minimize the exposure of historic works to light.

Fossil uses Solais' solid-state lighting technology to enhance retail watch displays

Fossil uses Solais' SSL technology to enhance retail watch displays

03/04/2015

The Solais VioLight technology uses multiple LED channels to deliver retail lighting with what the company calls color-enhancing technology.

Louisville lights Big Four Bridge with dynamic Philips LED architectural lighting system

Louisville lights Big Four Bridge with dynamic Philips LED system

03/04/2015

Historic railway bridge over the Ohio River now carries pedestrians and cyclists and Louisville has added iconic LED architectural lighting.

LEDs Magazine Special Report: Strategies in Light and The LED Show bring out the social (media) butterflies

LEDs Magazine Special Report: SIL and The LED Show bring out the social (media) butterflies

03/03/2015

LEDs Magazine selects the Top 10 Tweets from Strategies in Light & The LED Show. Find out what topics, tracks, and talks lit up our social media chatter.

Osram actions indicate firmer financials for the LED and solid-state lighting maker

Osram actions indicate firmer financials for the LED and SSL maker

03/03/2015

The publicly-traded company plans to pay dividends to shareholders and has restructured debt while the CEO announced a landmark outdoor museum SSL project.

Gooee and ams drive sensor-based connected lighting technology

Gooee and ams drive sensor-based connected lighting technology (UPDATED)

03/03/2015

At Strategies in Light, ams demonstrated a new IC with an integrated sensor for color-tuning applications, while startup Gooee used the Smart Lighting Controls conference in Europe to announce its connected lighting roadmap.

Strategies Unlimited releases preliminary data at SIL from the 2015 LED Market Report

Strategies Unlimited releases preliminary data at SIL from the 2015 LED Market Report

02/26/2015

Analyst Stephanie Pruitt kicked off day two at Strategies in Light with a top-ten ranking of LED manufacturers along with detailed data on LED usage in market segments.

RayVio emerges as UV LED pure play at Strategies in Light Investor Forum

RayVio emerges as UV LED pure play at SIL Investor Forum (UPDATED)

02/25/2015

Within the $500 billion disinfection market, CEO Robert Walker sees a more than $10 billion opportunity for ultraviolet LEDs in applications such as purification and sterilization with more efficient UV-LED sources.

Strategies in Light Investor Forum keynote covers IPO and M&A activity

SIL Investor Forum keynote covers IPO and M&A activity

02/25/2015

After a very good 2014 year in the solid-state lighting (SSL) IPO area, Canaccord's Dan Coyne said 2015 has started more slowly and he expects merger and acquisition activity to dominate the business scene.

LED business news: Philips OLEDs, Cree complaint, Once IP

LED business news: Philips OLEDs, Cree complaint, Once IP

02/23/2015

Royal Philips will sell its OLED business separately from the planned Philips Lighting divestiture, while Cree announces ITC actions and Once Innovations retains IP-oriented legal firm.

GLT will demonstrate new LED-based light-guide technology at Strategies in Light

GLT will demonstrate new LED-based light-guide technology at Strategies in Light

02/23/2015

Global Lighting Technologies has developed two new light-guide-based approaches to SSL luminaire development, including an edge-lit square panel and a circular product lit from the inner circumference.

Cree LED fixtures equipped with SmartCast controls now feature tunable lighting capability

Cree adds color tunability to LED fixtures equipped with SmartCast controls

02/18/2015

The two-channel-LED design present in some of Cree's TrueWhite-branded SSL products can also now deliver tunable color temperature via the SmartCast control platform introduced last year.

DOE details long-term test results for retail LED A-lamps

DOE details long-term test results for retail LED A-lamps

02/18/2015

After more than 7500 hours of testing, 15 LED A-lamps outperformed halogen and CFL benchmarks in terms of lumen maintenance, although there was significant variation in SSL product performance.

Cooper Lighting integrates sensors and control in WaveStream LED luminaires

Cooper Lighting integrates sensors and control in WaveStream LED luminaires

02/18/2015

Adaptive control technologies including occupancy sensing and daylight harvesting will be enabled in the Cooper Metalux Encounter and SkyRidge SSL families.

Dialog delivers new dimmable driver ICs for LED MR16 and A-lamps

Dialog delivers new dimmable driver ICs for LED MR16 and A-lamps

02/18/2015

The MR16-centric driver ICs offer compatibility with electronic and magnetic 12-VAC transformers while Dialog's newest driver for line-powered retrofit lamps minimizes the external component count.

Osram delivers blue packaged LED efficiency boost, adds far red LED for horticulture

Osram delivers blue LED efficiency boost, adds far red LED for horticulture (UPDATED)

02/17/2015

Osram Opto Semiconductors said that reductions in forward voltage in the blue pumps that underlie white LEDs are delivering a significant increase in efficiency with more progress due by summer.

Strategies in Light Europe calls for papers, heads to London in November

Strategies in Light Europe calls for papers, heads to London in November

02/17/2015

The 6th annual Strategies in Light Europe conference will take place November 18-19 and the conference chairs have issued a call for papers.

Cree launches new COB LEDs with 33% efficacy gain

Cree launches new COB LED arrays with 33% efficacy gain

02/17/2015

Using elements of the Cree SC5 LED technology platform, the CXA2 series of COB LEDs will enable reductions in system cost and size.

DOE reports that LED PAR38 lamps deliver superior lumen and color maintenance

DOE reports that LED PAR38s deliver superior lumen and color maintenance

02/16/2015

In the ongoing Caliper 20 report series, the US Department of Energy has released a detailed comparison of LED PAR38 lamps, specifically focused on lumen and chromaticity maintenance over 14,000 hours of use.

Silver Spring tapped for more networked LED street lights by US utilities

Silver Spring tapped for more networked LED street lights by US utilities

02/11/2015

An expansion of a previously announced SSL street light project in Florida comes as the networking specialist launches new engagements with Baltimore Gas & Electric, ComEd, and Pepco Holdings.

GE Lighting supplies major 7-Eleven LED retrofit project in Malaysia

GE Lighting supplies major 7-Eleven LED retrofit project in Malaysia

02/10/2015

An SSL retrofit project involving more than 1700 7-Eleven stores across Malaysia will see the global retailer reap $2.4 million annually in energy savings.

Nikkiso ships more powerful UV LEDs in B- and C-bands, demos at Photonics West

Nikkiso ships more powerful UV-B and -C LEDs, demos at Photonics West

02/10/2015

Applications such as sterilization and purification will be enabled by the LEDs that were developed in part by Nobel-winning professors Akasaki and Amano.

Fairchild launches LED driver IC for dimmable retrofit lamp applications

Fairchild launches LED driver for dimmable retrofit lamp applications

02/09/2015

Active-dimmer-driver technology eliminates flicker and Fairchild says the IC is compatible with more than 90% of the dimmers on the market.

Strategies in Light Striking Point: Smart lighting centers on battle of integrated controls, sensor fusion, and IoT connectivity

SIL STRIKING POINT: Smart lighting centers on battle of integrated controls, sensor fusion, and IoT connectivity

02/09/2015 The Smart Lighting Track at Strategies in Light and The LED Show (Feb. 24-26, 2015; Las Vegas, NV) will feature a presentation by sensor developer TOM GRIFFITHS, who comments on how the Internet of Things (IoT), leveraging lighting, controls, sensors, and connectivity, will advance intelligent ap...
MaxLite and National Grid discover LED lighting reliability advantages in ‘equiculture’

MaxLite and National Grid discover LED reliability advantages in ‘equiculture’

02/05/2015

The Blue Star Equiculture sanctuary for rescued horses has transitioned from incandescent, halogen, and compact-fluorescent lighting to solid-state lighting, eliminating the need for regular lamp changes.

LG Chem supplies OLED lighting to Seoul National University

LG Chem supplies OLED lighting to Seoul National University

02/05/2015

Reading lights in the KwanJeong Library are now equipped with 1100 OLED SSL panels in one of the largest deployments of the planar technology globally.

IES publishes three new lighting standards for indoor and outdoor applications

IES publishes three new standards for indoor and outdoor lighting

02/04/2015

The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America is addressing parking lot lighting, other exterior lighting, and indoor fluorescent product testing in three new standards documents.

Ingersoll Rand upgrades headquarters with GE Lighting LED luminaires

Ingersoll Rand upgrades headquarters with GE Lighting LEDs

02/04/2015

Lumination ET and BL Series luminaires deliver better light quality and energy savings in open work spaces and conference rooms at North American headquarters.

Toshiba ramps performance in new GaN-on-Si packaged LEDs

Toshiba ramps performance in new GaN-on-Si LEDs (UPDATED)

02/04/2015

The TL1L4 LED family will deliver as much as 360 lm at 1W in a 3.5×3.5 package, enabling usage in a broad array of SSL applications.

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