Dialight Hydrel partnership results in Best in Category award

May 17, 2007
Date Announced: 17 May 2007New York, N.Y., May 9, 2007 – Hydrel Lighting, a division of Acuity Brands Lighting Group, has won the best new product award in the category of pool, spa and fountain lighting for their 60W color changing LED fixture which utilizes Dialight’s Spectramix® technology.Unveiled to the public yesterday at the LightFair International 2007 trade show in New York City, the fixture is the result of over two years of extensive collaboration between Sylmar, Calif.-based Hydrel and Farmingdale, N.J-based Dialight. Operating off standard DMX or Ethernet control protocols, the fixtures create dynamic color changing effects in pool and fountain applications. Shipments are expected to commence late second quarter.Mark Blackford, Director of Operations for Hydrel, stated, “We are very pleased that our partnership with Dialight has been recognized with this award. Our excitement is only matched by the customer enthusiasm we have seen at LightFair.” Dialight’s Vice President of Marketing Andrew Wale added, “We’re thrilled that the lighting community has bestowed this prestigious award on a fixture utilizing our technology. Color changing LED lighting systems are one of the core growth areas of Dialight’s solid-state lighting initiative.”At the show, Hydrel also released 60W single color pool fixtures and 13W ingrade fixtures utilizing Dialight LED light engines.About DialightDialight plc (FTSE: DIA.L) is one of the world’s largest suppliers of applied LED technology. It operates in two principal segments: components using low-brightness LEDs for status indication in electronic equipment and signals/illumination utilizing the latest high-brightness LED technology for traffic and rail signals, obstruction lighting, hazardous location lighting and general illumination applications.

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