Cree to showcase LED lighting solutions at Lightfair

Date Announced: 04 May 2007

DURHAM, N.C. -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE - News), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced that it will showcase LED light for general illumination applications at Lightfair International, May 8-10, at Javits Convention Center in New York.

In booth #2721, Cree will feature production and prototype models of streetlights and down lights using the company's XLamp® LEDs, demonstrating that the revolution in LED lighting is happening now.

"Companies have incorporated LEDs into different types of lighting fixtures for years -- with varying degrees of success. But those early efforts were just a ripple compared to the wave of products coming to market," notes Norbert Hiller, Cree general manager and vice president of lighting LEDs.

"Cree's new XLamp XR-E LEDs, the first true lighting-class LEDs, have enabled this oncoming wave. In our Lightfair booth, you'll see new LED streetlights and down lights that prove Cree's high-performance, high-efficiency LED technology is ready for general illumination applications. Real products for the lighting revolution are being shown."

Cree will demonstrate streetlights from:
-- BetaLED (http://www.betaLED.com)
-- IntenCity Lighting, Inc. (http://www.intencitylighting.com)
-- Ledlight Group (http://www.ledlightgroup.com)
-- Relume (http://www.lumecon.com)
-- Stanley (http://www.stanley.co.jp)

Cree will demonstrate down lights from:
-- Beta-Kramer (http://www.beta-kramer.com)
-- LED Lighting Fixtures (http://www.LLFinc.com)
-- Nebula Lighting Systems (http://www.nebulalighting.com)
-- Panasonic Corporation (http://www.panasonic.com)
-- Renaissance Lighting (http://www.renaissancelighting.com)

In addition, Cree will demonstrate future possibilities for LED technology and lighting applications with an interactive lighting display based on its advanced display technology.

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