Luxeon Rebel ES recognized with Technical Innovation Award at Lightfair 2009

Date Announced: 19 May 2009

Technical Innovation Award recognizes the best leap forward in lighting technology

SAN JOSE, CA - LUXEON® Rebel ES, the latest proliferation of the LUXEON Rebel family of power LEDs, was recognized last week with the LFI Technical Innovation Award at Lightfair 2009.

The LFI Innovation Awards honour industry innovations for lighting-related products. This year, there were more than 200 entries, each evaluated by an independent panel of renowned lighting professionals.

LUXEON Rebel ES, which is the first product that is specified to deliver a minimum of 100 lumens per watt, was selected for its “leap forward in lighting technology”.

LUXEON Rebel products are already known for their extremely small size, high-light output, long-useful life and ruggedness. LUXEON Rebel ES retains all these benefits while also offering:
-- Specified 100 lumen per watt performance.
-- A path to minimising energy consumption and reducing our carbon footprint.
-- Simpler LED selection to speed design and manufacturing and to lower development costs.
-- Robust performance over temperature to reduce efficacy and light output fluctuation.

Availability
LUXEON Rebel ES is available from Future Lighting Solutions (www.futurelightingsolutions.com) with standard lead times. Future is the exclusive provider of LUXEON power LEDs and a strategic partner dedicated to making it easier for luminaire manufacturers to develop solid-state lighting solutions.

About Philips Lumileds
Philips Lumileds is the world's leading provider of power LEDs for everyday lighting applications. The company's recent records for light output, efficacy and thermal management are direct results of the ongoing commitment to advancing solid-state lighting technology and enabling lighting solutions that are more environmentally friendly, help reduce CO2 emissions and reduce the need for power plant expansion. Philips Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling never before possible applications in hospitality, outdoor lighting, retail lighting and in homes.

Contact
Tracy Annandale, TKO Marketing Consultants Ltd +44 (0)1444 473555

E-mail:tracy@tko.co.uk

Web Site:www.philipslumileds.com

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