Lightfair announces Innovation Award winners

Bridgelux and Molex won the Most Innovative Product of the Year award, while Traxon and NXP also won prestigious awards for their LED-related products.

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Helieon Sustainable Light Module
The opening of the Lightfair International (LFI) tradeshow in Las Vegas on May 12 was marked by the LFI Innovation Awards to recognize innovative product design and technology. The awards program encompassed nearly 200 products debuting on the 2010 LFI trade show floor.

The LFI Innovation Awards covers lighting-related products and designs introduced over the last 12 months or launched at LFI 2010. This year, LFI received nearly 200 submissions for the 14 designated categories, and each individual product was judged by an independent panel of renowned lighting professionals. The winners were awarded for product entries that exemplify the best in innovative design and thinking. The 2010 key award winners are:

  • Most Innovative Product of the Year
    Helieon Sustainable Light Module System by Bridgelux and Molex
    The program’s highest award, recognizing the best, most innovative new product
  • Design Excellence Award
    Light-Drive Elite by Traxon USA
    Recognizing outstanding achievement in design and application
  • Technical Innovation Award
    SSL2102 by NXP Semiconductors
    Recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology
  • Judges’ Citation Award
    LightLouver Daylighting System by LightLouver
    Special recognition of an innovative product at the judges’ discretion
Best of Category winners:
  • Research, Publications, Software, Unique Applications
    Lighting and the Visual Environment for Senior Living: Recommended Practices by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
  • Conventional Lamps
    Professional LED Bulb CTA by Ledzworld Technology SDN BHD
  • Ballasts, Transformers, Drivers
    Quicktronic QHE T5HO/SS System by Osram Sylvania
  • Chandeliers, Pendants, Sconces, Task Lights & Decorative Luminaires
    Locking Ring and Decorative Lights by Recesso Lighting
  • Downlights, Wallwashers, Accent Lights
    Element 3 LED Downlight by Generation Brands Tech Lighting
  • Track, Low-Voltage, Cable & Rail Systems
    Paloma by W2 Architectural Lighting/WAC Lighting
  • Fluorescent Based Troffers, Suspended, Surface Luminaires
    DSBL Bi-Level Stairwell Luminaire with Deco-SMART system by DECO Lighting
  • Industrial, Vandal, Exit & Emergency Lighting
    SAFR Series LED Luminaires by AZZ/RAL Rig A Lite
  • Roadway, Sports, Outdoor Architectural, Site Lighting
    Sentinel Plasma Luminaire by PEMCO Lighting Products
  • Landscape, Pool & Fountain Lighting
    Luca by Structura
  • Theatrical, Floodlights, Specialty Luminaires
    Series 6000 HP LED Cove Light featuring CANDLELED LEDs by TEMPO Industries
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