LED lighting shows maturity at Lightfair
If anyone thought LED lighting was going to be a short-lived phenomenon, the recent Lightfair International trade show in New York City should have convinced them otherwise. LEDs were everywhere, and more importantly the LED fixtures on display showed a new level of maturity, writes Tim Whitaker.
At the event, outdoor area lighting using cool-white LEDs and downlights using warm-white LEDs were widespread, along with LED lamps designed as direct replacements for standard form-factor incandescent and fluorescent lamps. Joining some of the big names familiar to LED industry observers were lighting manufacturers such as Lightolier and Beta-Kramer, who both unveiled impressive LED fixtures.
Our Lightfair report contains information on:
• Award winners
• Cooper Lighting
• Illumination Management Solutions (IMS)
• LED Lighting Fixtures
• Beta LED
• Osram Sylvania
• General Electric and Lumination
• GE unveils Vio (again)
• Replacement lamps (Optiled, Bartco, LEDdynamics)
• Color Kinetics
• Fusion Optix
• In brief: Edison, Power Vector, Carclo, Enfis, Fraen., CAO Group
• Gaia power LEDs from Nichia
This article was published in the June 2007 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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