|#1: Z-Power P7 Series|
Stories on the introductions of new commercial products were also well-visited, especially for general applications like TVs, outdoor lighting, and automobiles.
The #2 news story, on LEDs in a Toronto condominium, stands out because it is none of the above. Perhaps the writing of ace reporter Brian Owen opened up a whole new world of indoor LED lighting to us.
1. February 26, 2008: Seoul LED delivers 900 lm maximum at 10 watts
The new Z-Power P7 Series single LED package has significantly higher light output than a 60 W incandescent lamp.
|#2: Toronto condominium|
In a first of its kind, LED lighting has been employed to illuminate the interior corridors throughout a 44-floor condominium building, writes Brian Owen, our Canadian Columnist.
3. October 4, 2007: Sony announces OLED TV launch in December
Sony will seed the OLED TV market with an 11-inch model priced at around $1700.
4. January 22, 2008: Lumileds recalls some Luxeons, halts production line
Certain Luxeon LEDs have been recalled by Lumileds after a problem was discovered with epoxy used in packaging. Production is on hold until the problem is resolved.
5. August 7, 2008: Sharp to introduce 11 new commercial LED fixtures on September 1
Sharp is introducing 6 new downlights and 5 new oblong/square energy-efficient LED fixtures for factories, offices, and commercial spaces to the Japanese market.
|#6: Philips LCD TV|
Sony and Philips have introduced LCD TVs with LED backlights that use local dimming technology, while Sony has also unveiled a 9.9-mm thick, 40-inch LCD with white LED edge-lighting.
7. July 21, 2008: Osram reports 155 lm and 136 lm/W from R&D LED
Osram is claiming a record for luminous flux and efficacy from an LED driven at 350 mA.
8. April 8, 2008: Philips unveils LED-based solutions for general lighting at Light+Building
New LED-based luminaire systems are being introduced for use in home, office, and retail applications.
9. July 1, 2008: GE expands into outdoor LED lighting with two new fixtures
|#9: GE outdoor fixture|
10. June 4, 2008: Hella daytime running light uses five high-power LEDs
The LEDayLine for retrofitting vehicle front-ends has a service life of around 10,000 hours.