Color Kinetics showcases high-performance LED lighting solutions at Lightfair

May 6, 2009
Date Announced: 06 May 2009 -- Introduces color and white light variations for its flagship product lines NEW YORK, NY -- Philips Color Kinetics demonstrates new versatility for lighting specifiers by unveiling today an extended portfolio of its most popular LED systems.In response to the design community's wide-ranging needs, the organization will demonstrate how its existing product lines have been broadened to include specific LED color choices and other attributes. Beginning with several of its flagship solutions, expanded product offerings are now available:iW® Graze Powercore is a sleek, linear fixture designed surface grazing, wall-wash lighting, and signage illumination. Featuring IntelliWhite® technology, iW Graze Powercore combines cool and warm white LEDs with digital control technology to offer color temperatures ranging from 2700 K to 6500 K. Combined with the improved operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness of Powercore® technology, and a low-profile multi-positional housing, iW Graze Powercore offers an unprecedented level of performance and simple installation. Additional beam angles are now available as well as the choice for two LED color options, including Blue, Royal Blue, Green, Amber, Red and eight color temperatures.iColor® Flex MX and iColor Flex LMX, these multi-purpose, LED-based strands generate extraordinary effects and accommodate expansive installations without the constraints of fixture size, shape or space. These flexible strands are two to three times brighter than their predecessors' iColor Flex SL and iColor Flex SLX. Each strand comprises 50 individually controllable RGB nodes that enable intricate lighting sequences and video displays. New outdoor-rated, detachable 25 ft (7.6 m), 50 ft (15.2 m), and 100 ft (30.5 m) leader cables simplify installation and allow for longer runs. Varied lenses are available, including an optional marquee lens for iColor Flex LMX, which creates the appearance of bulbs on a traditional theatre marquee.Philips will also showcase a range of its newly available and expanded best-selling LED lighting systems, demonstrating a variety of solutions to meet customer demands. Highlights will include:ColorReach Powercore, a high-performance architectural floodlight, is the first LED fixture powerful enough to brilliantly and dynamically illuminate large-scale façades and structures. With more than 5,000 lumens of output and 500-foot projection the fixture brings saturated color and dynamic effects to large-scale façades and structures. Additional options are now available, allowing for the choice of six LEDs channels in various colors, including Blue, Royal Blue, Green, Amber, Red, and eight color temperatures.eW Cove Powercore is a compact, dimmable LED fixture that provides an energy-efficient, low-maintenance alternative to traditional cove lighting. Delivering 40% energy savings over fluorescent alternatives and an 80% savings over comparable incandescent sources, eW Cove Powercore is an ideal choice for a wide range of interior applications. Two additional color temperatures are now available in 3500 K and 5000 K as well as Blue, Green, and Amber solid-color options. ColorGraze Powercore is a sleek, linear fixture designed surface grazing, wall-wash lighting, and signage illumination. Delivering 280+ lumens per foot and a 60º horizontal beam angle, its superior beam quality allows for striation-free saturation, eliminating visible light scalloping between fixtures. Additional beam angles are now available as well as the choice for three LED color options, including Blue, Royal Blue, Green, Amber, Red and eight color temperatures.eW Blast Powercore is an energy-efficient LED floodlight that provides high intensity white light at a significantly lower power consumption than comparable non-LED sources. Rated for outdoor use, eW Blast Powercore offers the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of Powercore technology in a rugged die-cast aluminum housing. Ideal for applications as diverse as highlighting architectural features, general site illumination, and lighting signage, eW Blast Powercore is now available in six additional color temperatures, and Blue, Royal Blue, and Green solid-color options.About Philips Color Kinetics Philips Color Kinetics transforms environments through dynamic and more efficient uses of light. Its award-winning lighting systems and technologies apply the benefits of LEDs as a highly efficient, long lasting, environmentally friendly, and inherently digital source of illumination - reinventing light itself as a highly controllable medium. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, USA, Philips Color Kinetics is the leading center of innovation and product development for Philips' global LED lighting systems business. The organization also enables widespread adoption of LED lighting through OEM partnerships in diverse markets. More information is available at

Jill Klingler Philips Color Kinetics 781-418-9277

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