Future Lighting Solutions collaborates with Scan Optics in designing Luxeon S-based ophthalmic microscope

Date Announced: 20 Oct 2011

Adelaide, Australia – Future Lighting Solutions has helped enable Australia's medical industry by bringing energy saving high power and high reliability LUXEON® S LEDs to Scan Optics Pty Ltd.’s new range of ophthalmic microscopes.

This range of high quality operating microscopes consumes 60% less energy and provides a much longer 50,000-hour lamp life than their halogen counterparts.

Scan Optics makes ophthalmic microscopes for cataract surgery, with a product range including portable table mounted and floor stand mounted ophthalmic microscopes, slit lamps, surgical lights, indirect ophthalmoscope and operating table extensions. The company’s products are used in over 120 countries throughout the world. “Scan Optics is a highly regarded Australian brand known for their emphasis on high quality ophthalmic microscope equipment, with a range of models available for hospital, consulting room and field use,” said John Philpott of Future Lighting Solutions. “This partnership is another step in our efforts to drive LED lighting adoption in medical markets around the world.”

Future Lighting Solutions provided LED selection assistance and engineering support during pre-production trialing. “These microscopes are a family of specialized surgical equipment that requires high reliability for rugged field usage. We selected the LUXEON S for superior performance and optical characteristics that supply an excellent warm color and uniform light pattern,” explained Gary Lowder, Product Designer at Scan Optics. Lowder continued, “Future Lighting Solutions was instrumental in helping us bring them to market.”

More information about Scan Optics is available online at www.scanoptics.com.au

About Future Lighting Solutions

Future Lighting Solutions is a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools to facilitate application development and accelerate customers’ time to market. Our comprehensive portfolio includes a broad selection of LED system components, as well as integrated or customized solutions to enable cost effective, energy efficient lighting applications.

From retrofitting bulbs to building LED systems from the ground up, we offer industry leading LEDs, optical solutions, power modules and ICs, passive and active thermal solutions, light engines, modular systems, planar lighting and remote phosphor technologies.

Our world-class team of lighting experts, along with our global lighting resource centers, supply chain solutions and network of specialized partners, ensures the highest quality solid-state lighting solutions for customers.

The company is a division of Future Electronics. For more information visit: www.FutureLightingSolutions.com.

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Future Lighting Solutions Media Contact Claudio Caporicci T: 514.694.7710

E-mail:Claudio.Caporicci@FutureElectronics.com

Web Site:www.FutureLightingSolutions.com

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