LEDs Magazine announces second annual Sapphire Awards finalists

Jan. 19, 2016

Nashua, NH / January 19, 2016 — LEDs Magazine, the leading information resource for the global LED and lighting community, announced today the 47 finalists for its second annual Sapphire Awards, the first awards program in the LED and solid-state lighting (SSL) sectors honoring innovation in enabling-technologies and elegance-of-design in finished lighting products. This group of outstanding industry innovators was selected by an independent judging panel made up of noted professionals, designers, and lighting industry leaders.

The winners will be revealed at the second annual awards gala on March 2, 2016, in Santa Clara, CA as the featured event of Strategies in Light co-located with The LED Show.

Get the latest Sapphire Awards program and Gala details

“We offer our congratulations to these finalists for their notable accomplishments. Our Sapphire Awards program covers the greatest achievements in the LED and solid-state lighting sectors,” said Maury Wright, editor-in-chief of LEDs Magazine. “We have an outstanding set of finalists that covers the space from the efficient LED sources that are behind a revolution in lighting to finished LED-based lighting products across all pertinent applications for the business and residential spaces.”

With more than 100 entries, the 2016 Sapphire Awards finalists have earned their place on this year's list.

SLIDESHOW: LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards finalists in technology & application categories

Please join us in celebrating the 2016 finalists for the Sapphire Awards:

Indoor Ambient, Track, and Accent SSL Luminaire Design

EcoSense / TROV LED Platform

Selux Corporation / Kju Square

Acuity Brands Lighting / Gotham Incito 2" Family

Connected Residential SSL Lamp Design

Feit Electric / HomeBrite Smart LED Bulbs

Sengled / Pulse Flex Model

Ilumi / ilumi A19 LED Smartbulb

LED Drivers

Daintree Networks, Inc. / Daintree/LG Innotek Wireless Driver

Philips Lighting / Philips Advance Xitanium SR Drivers

Fulham Company, Inc. / All-in-One LED/Emergency Driver

SSL Enabling Technologies

Khatod Optoelectronic / GAIA Optical System for Multi-chip LEDs

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. / LED Heat Sink HYC Series

Fraen Corporation / Fraen Nested Lens

ICs and Electronic Components for SSL

Littelfuse, Inc. / LSP05/LSP10 Series Surge Protection Device

Texas Instruments / TPS92661-Q1 LED Matrix Manager

Infineon Technologies / ICL8105 and ILD2111 Digital Power 2.0 Driver ICs

Industrial SSL Luminaire Design

Dual-Lite / NEMA 4X Dynamo Emergency Light

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division / Champ Linear LED Luminaires

Digital Lumens / DLE Intelligent High Bay Fixtures

Modular LED Light Engines

Xicato / Xicato XIM

Soraa / Optical Light Engine

Bridgelux, Inc. / OLM TM Series of Outdoor Modules

Outdoor SSL Luminaire Design

Architectural Area Lighting / KicK

Kim Lighting / ArcheType X Wall

Spaulding Lighting / Cimarron iTSP

Cree / IG Series LED Parking Garage Luminaire

Packaged LEDs and OLED Panels

Crystal IS / Optan UVC LEDs

Lumileds / Luxeon C Color Line

LG Display / Flexible OLED Light Panel (406 mm x 50 mm)

Specialty SSL Design

GemLight Technologies, LLC / SID Light

Kenall Manufacturing / Indigo-Clean Continuous Disinfection

Unilux Inc / LED Stroboscopic Inspection Lights

SSL Lamp Design

Green Creative / PAR REFINE Series PAR30 LED Lamp

Soraa / VIVID PAR20 10D LED Lamp

Soraa / VIVID BR30 LED Lamp

SSL Network and Control Technologies

Kenall Manufacturing / TekLink Parking Controls

Silver Spring Networks / Silver Spring Smart Street Light Solution

Digital Lumens / LightRules Power

Tools and Tests in SSL Design

Instrument Systems GmbH / Burning Position Correction for Gonio

Osram Opto Semiconductors / PASS - Premium Application Support Services

Vektrex Electronic Systems, Inc. / LM-80 Electronics Tester

Indoor Troffer, Linear, and Recessed SSL Luminaire Design

Metalumen Manufacturing, Inc. / Arches A4 Series

Selux Corp / M36 My White

Dual-Lite / EV4R

Cree / LN4 Suspended Ambient LED Luminaire

Tunable SSL Technology

Finelite, Inc / FineTune White Color Tuning System

Kenall Manufacturing / MedMaster Balance Tunable LED Luminaire

DURABLE Hunke & Jochheim GmbH & Co. KG / LUCTRA Luminaire Series

The Sapphire Awards Gala, where the winners will be announced, takes place from 7:30pm - 11:00pm at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA on March 2, 2016. The event will be a can’t-miss highlight for attendees of the co-located Strategies in Light and The LED Show conferences and exhibit floors.

To purchase tickets to the awards gala dinner, click here.

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