LightFair 2012: Company announcements and new products from Day 1

May 9, 2012
As LightFair 2012 gets under way in Las Vegas, we highlight some of the new products that can be seen at the show.
LightFair International (LFI), the major US-based annual lighting tradeshow, opens today in Las Vegas, Nevada. One of the first events will be the ceremony to announce the winners of the LFI Innovation Awards, while the winners of the Next Generation Luminaires indoor category will be revealed on Thursday May 10. Meanwhile, GE has announced the winners of the 29th annual GE Edison Award.

LEDs Magazine has already covered a number of company and product announcements that have been made to coincide with Lightfair. These include:

A selection of other press release are listed below:

Lumenergi and Fulham launch co-marketing and manufacturing agreement
Lumenergi, a provider of network-controlled lighting energy management solutions and Fulham, which supplies a wide range of electronic lighting products, have entered into a comprehensive co-marketing and manufacturing agreement. Fulham will market and distribute Lumenergi’s complete building lighting control solution set under its new HorseSense brand. Fulham will also manufacture select elements of Lumenergi’s product line and Lumenergi will distribute selected products designed by Fulham that complement and integrate with its lighting control solution set. Lumenergi will continue to distribute through its own sales channels and under its own brand.

Molex empowers lighting designers and SSL manufacturers
Molex Incorporated will showcase a broad portfolio of interconnect solutions for the SSL market, providing vital electrical connections for multiple applications. As well as various connectors and solderless LED array holders, Molex will showcase its Light Disk, which will integrate the light source, electronics, optics and thermal management into a 50mm-diameter, 10mm-high disk using Molded Interconnect Device (MID) technology. This universal light source will be capable of being “dropped” into various lamp and fixture form-factors, will be powered directly from line voltage and will be the equivalent to a 75W light bulb.

Topanga Technologies launches energy-efficient Advanced Plasma Light
Topanga Technologies will demonstrate its super-bright and energy-efficient APL Series plasma light sources for street, area, architectural, and industrial lighting applications. The APL400 and APL250 series electrodeless lamps are in production and commercially available, and have key performance as follows:
• APL400 - 22,000 lumen output, 5,000K color temperature, 130 lm/W source efficacy
• APL250 - 11,000 lumen output, 5,500K color temperature, 115 lm/W source efficacy
Topanga will also preview a high-lumen source for introduction in 2013 – the new APL1000 will be suitable for replacing 750 to 1000 watt HID sources with a 40-50% energy saving, says the company.

More headlines:

Acclaim to unveil high-power Dyna series linear fixtures, other products at Lightfair

Albeo features expanded options for LED H-series high-bay lighting fixture at LightFair International 2012

American Illumination premiers the customizable integrated series LED engines at LightfairCree

Fulham releases 4 more ThoroLED drivers

Future Lighting Solutions to present solid-state lighting solutions at LightFair International 2012

Hubbell Outdoor Lighting Inc. announces award-winning Roadway LED lighting system exceeds performance with 114 lm/W

Iluminarc debuts new fixtures at LightFair

Khatod Optoelectronic to present several optical solutions for high-power LEDs at LightFair International 2012

LED Engin's ViviLux platform combines high Lux-on-Target, high CRI and 2 MacAdam Ellipse consistency for directional lighting

Lumenergi extends building lighting control solution for seamless scalability

Lunera to exhibit its 3rd-generation LED luminaries at LightFair 2012

Maxim to demo newest technology for lighting control and optical sensing at Lightfair 2012

NEXT Lighting to launch LED linear replacement lamp at LightFair 2012

PolyBrite International unveils new Borealis LED products at the LightFair 2012

Schreder Lighting US presents the Piano family of outdoor decorative luminaires at Lightfair International 2012

Traxon Technologies to showcase multisensory experience application at Lightfair

Traxon Technologies to unveil new and enhanced products at LightFair International 2012

VoksLyte to officially debut at Lightfair