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  • Webinar: Get a 360° View of Good and Sustainable Lighting
    on May 12, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Nichia and Lumitronix present an informative and engaging webinar. Together with Formula Luci, Neozoon and Buro Happold they will deliver expert guidance on sustainable lighting. Register now to get a 360° perspective of good and sustainable lighting. Be informed about the general market overview, the status quo, and future requirements of fixture manufacturers as well as end-user.

  • ams OSRAM Signs Agreement to Sell its Dynamic Lighting Business Traxon Technologies to Prosperity Group
    on May 12, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today that an agreement has been reached to sell the Traxon Technologies business, including the benchmark dynamic lighting controls e:cue, to Prosperity Group, a privately owned lighting company headquartered in Hong Kong. Prosperity Group is a modern conglomerate deep-rooted in the lighting industry with investments and operations across diversified business sectors in global markets and a long-term partner to ams OSRAM and OSRAM for over 40 years. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

  • Economical and Enduring: New Solutions for Outdoor Lighting
    on May 3, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Areas and sports facility lighting with conventional technology is always linked to high power consumption. Our new PrevaLED Brick HP HE LED module and OT 2DIM P7 High Power drivers combine optimal performance in reliability and lifetime, with maximum energy efficiency.

  • LUXEON HL2Z: High Flux, Tight Beam Control, Lower Sys Costs
    on April 30, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Lumileds has introduced LUXEON HL2Z, an un-domed, CSP, single-sided, high-power LED that significantly reduces system costs while delivering high flux density, high luminance and precise beam control. It delivers more than 315 lumens and more than 160 lumens per Watt from a compact 2.3mm square package that is just 0.36mm high.

  • deLIGHTed Talks: The Right Light at the Right Time – Bright Days, Dark Nights
    on April 30, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “The Right Light at the Right Time – Bright Days, Dark Nights” lectures. The webinar explains the need for a good day and night light based on scientific evidence and practical experience.

  • XLamp® XD16 Premium White LEDs: Improved Optical Performance
    on April 30, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    XLamp® XD16 is Cree LED’s newest Extreme Density LED, delivering up to 5½ times higher lumen density than Cree LED’s previous generation of high-power LEDs. The ceramic based XD16 LED package addresses challenges with luminaire manufacturing, thermal design, optical design and reliability that have been experienced with competing small form factor LEDs.

  • Edison Opto provides Design and Manufacture Custom Modules Services
    on April 30, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    We Edison Opto provides design and manufactures advanced module customization services. In addition, we offer LDMS integration technical services. All our modules have high efficiency, Premium CRI90+, and a long-life span of over 100,000 Hrs LM80. We can provide professional and complex design and customized services for any application, performance requirements in AC and DC, and any shape. We can help customers simplify processes, save production costs, and expand their capabilities to new fields and more diverse projects without adding equipment or labor, and quickly gain a place in the market.

  • NICHIA’s Hortisolis™ LEDs Provide an Optimized Spectrum for Plant Growth
    on April 30, 2022 at 8:30 am

    Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the launch of the Hortisolis™ Series of white LEDs. By incorporating only the light necessary for plant growth in one package through the delicate combination of phosphors, Hortisolis™ makes it possible to maximize the production efficiency per area of the vertical farm while providing a good working environment within the closed environments.

  • DOE Finalizes Two New Rules for General Service Lamps
    on April 30, 2022 at 8:20 am

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today adopted two new rules for light bulbs, also known as general service lamps, that will conserve energy and help consumers save on their energy bills. The first rule establishes a revised definition of general service lamps while the second implements the minimum standard of 45 lumens per watt for light bulbs that meet the revised definition. These rules are part of 100 energy efficiency actions the Biden Administration is completing this year, which together will save families $100 every year.

  • Signify Publishes its first-ever Climate Action Report
    on April 30, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has published its first-ever Climate Action Report, illustrating the progress we’re making in taking climate action across our entire value chain. In the first year of our ambitious five-year Brighter Lives, Better World 2025 sustainability program, we are on track to double the pace of the Paris Agreement 1.5°C scenario and have generated between 61% and 64% of Climate action revenues, contributing to our ambition to double our positive impact on society and the environment by the end of 2025.

  • Lumileds’ 2021 Sustainability Report
    on April 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Lumileds, a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, issued its 2021 Sustainability Report today detailing the company’s progress in supporting the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable economy. In the report, Lumileds highlights how its lighting solutions contribute to positive changes in energy usage, safety, and health and well-being. Lumileds follows a formalized sustainability agenda that identifies specific priorities and tracks progress.

  • LUXEON SunPlus 3030 and LUXEON 3030 HE Plus LEDs for Horticulture and Illumination
    on April 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Lumileds announced a new, higher performance level comprised of 21 new parts for its horticulture and illumination mid-power 3030 LEDs. Typical flux, PPF, and efficacy have increased 2%. In a luminaire comprised of hundreds of LEDs this is important and implemented throughout a greenhouse or in a vertical farm, for example, it can have a tremendously positive impact on cost and energy use. The new parts have CCTs of 2200K to 6500K and CRIs of 70, 80, and 90. LUXEON SunPlus 3030* is specified for PPF and PPE for horticulture while the LUXEON 3030 HE Plus is specified in flux and efficacy for illumination.

  • LUXEON SunPlus Horticulture Portfolio Grows with the Addition of High Power Deep-Red: LUXEON SunPlus HPE
    on April 20, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Lumileds announced its new LUXEON SunPlus HPE, a high power, deep-red (660nm) LED designed specifically for the horticulture lighting industry. LUXEON SunPlus HPE achieves the highest PPF and PPE from its industry standard 3.5mm square ceramic package. The new deep-red LED is part of the SunPlus horticulture portfolio that covers a broad range of wavelengths and colors, including white, purple, and lime, in a variety of mid-power, high-power, and CoB packages which offers flexibility to growers to create a specific Lighting mix required for various types of crops to give growers the edge.

  • Circular Economy LED Driver
    on April 20, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Larger operating windows and slim housings even at high wattages are the stand-out features of Tridonic’s new GEN4 LED driver platform. The first two versions are now being launched. These drivers are also the first LED drivers to have the EMC (Externally Managed Components) sustainability declaration.

  • Blueglass to Aquire US Laser Diode Facility
    on April 13, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Australian semiconductor developer BluGlass Limited (ASX: BLG) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement to acquire a commercial Silicon Valley laser diode production facility lease and manufacturing equipment (the Fab) for US$2.5 million. The acquisition will fast-track BluGlass’ growth strategy, significantly increasing its laser diode manufacturing capacity and bringing forward higher-value product development timelines.

  • HLB Lighting Design announces two promotions
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 2:32 pm

    (USA) – HLB Lighting Design has announced that Tina Aghassian and Ken Douglas have been promoted to Senior Principal. In their new roles, Aghassian and Douglas will continue to manage the Los Angeles and New York studios respectively, and lead firmwide initiatives in support of business development, geographic expansion and innovative design practice. Aghassian has

  • Recolight announce Circular Lighting Live
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 2:09 pm

    (UK) – Recolight has announced Circular Lighting Live, the UK’s first major in person event dedicated to sustainable lighting, taking place on 22 September at the Cavendish Centre, London. Established by Ray Molony, and Recolight, and supported by LightingEurope and Defra, the event is a vital step on the industry’s journey to a low carbon,

  • Illuminated River to honour Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with unique light show
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    (UK) – For four nights over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend, the Illuminated River public artwork will be lit in a celebratory sequence of evolving colour and light. The special edition of the artwork will be unveiled at sunset on Thursday 2 June and will run each night until 2.00am on Monday 6 June.

  • Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki this August
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 1:42 pm

    (Finland) – The inaugural edition of Design Helsinki, a brand new design festival, will take place from 24-25 August. Finland’s capital city, which this year celebrates 10 years since it was named World Design Capital in 2012, is renowned for its functional and minimalistic Nordic architecture, and boasts the largest concentration of Art Nouveau buildings

  • SLL publishes updated Emergency Lighting Guide
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 1:19 pm

    (UK) – The latest edition of the SLL Lighting Guide 12: Emergency Lighting, has been published, providing up to date information on the procurement, design, installation and maintenance of emergency lighting. The guide also provides information on how to comply with current statutory/regulatory framework and the standards regarding emergency lighting that apply within the UK.

  • [email protected] celebrates physical return of its London edition
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 12:54 pm

    (UK) – [email protected], the curated, two-day trade fair aimed at the British architecture and design  (A&D) community, returned to the Truman Brewery, London in a physical format from 13-14 April. The 9th edition of the event saw more than 70 leading international architectural suppliers showcase their latest innovations in lighting technology, surface solutions, interior and

  • Fagerhult co-founds Healthy Indoors Alliance
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 12:35 pm

    (Europe) – Fagerhult, alongside Camfil, Condair and Swegon, has established the Healthy Indoors Alliance, a joint initiative to improve the healthfulness, productivity and comfort of people in commercial, public and residential buildings. The alliance was formed out of a joint ambition to raise awareness around the vital importance of a healthy and sustainable indoor environment.

  • teamLab to open permanent Borderless museum in Jeddah
    by Matt Waring on May 16, 2022 at 12:21 pm

    (Saudi Arabia) – International art collective teamLab will open its first permanent teamLab Borderless museum in the Middle East with the launch of teamLab Borderless Jeddah. Located in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the museum is being built on the shores of the Al-Arbaeen Lagoon, overlooking the panoramic views of UNESCO

  • Lighting Designer
    by Mel Robinson on May 16, 2022 at 9:58 am

    Speirs Major are independent award-winning international designers who work with light. We have positions available in our London studio for individuals with excellent design, production and visual communication skills and who have a passion for light. Applicants must be able to hand sketch and should be experienced users of Photoshop, AutoCAD, Revit and ideally a

  • Senior Lighting Design Manager
    by Mel Robinson on May 12, 2022 at 9:46 am

    The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) is building a team of talented lighting designers to work on one of the most prestigious developments in the world.  The Red Sea Project is being created to offer an exquisite ultra-luxury destination within a pristine 28,000 km² area. Once complete, it will offer visitors the opportunity to explore a

  • ams OSRAM VCSEL illuminator brings benefits of integrated eye safety to Melexis automotive in-cabin monitoring solution
    on May 17, 2022 at 7:36 am

    Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing   Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing The illumination board features an ams OSRAM infrared VCSEL flood illuminator which offers on-chip eye safety protection Integrated eye safety feature provides higher reliability, faster detection of fault conditions, and saves space compared to laser modules which require an external photodiode   Premstaetten, Austria (11 May, 2022)…

  • ams OSRAM VCSEL illuminator brings benefits of integrated eye safety to Melexis automotive in-cabin monitoring solution
    on May 17, 2022 at 7:36 am

    Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing   Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing The illumination board features an ams OSRAM infrared VCSEL flood illuminator which offers on-chip eye safety protection Integrated eye safety feature provides higher reliability, faster detection of fault conditions, and saves space compared to laser modules which require an external photodiode   Premstaetten, Austria (11 May, 2022)…

  • Tianma Invests in New G8.6 Production Line
    on May 17, 2022 at 7:32 am

    CHINO, Calif. , May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line (“TM19”) in Xiamen, Fujian, China. With an investment of RMB 33 Billion ($5.2B), the new plant is expected to produce 120k sheets per month using a-Si technologies. Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line (“TM19”) in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Photo: Tianma America, Inc. Production at TM19 w…

  • Tianma Invests in New G8.6 Production Line
    on May 17, 2022 at 7:32 am

    CHINO, Calif. , May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line (“TM19”) in Xiamen, Fujian, China. With an investment of RMB 33 Billion ($5.2B), the new plant is expected to produce 120k sheets per month using a-Si technologies. Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line (“TM19”) in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Photo: Tianma America, Inc. Production at TM19 w…

  • Import Prohibition in Europe as Result of Search and Seizure by French Court
    on May 17, 2022 at 7:27 am

    ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Viosys (“SVC”) (KOSDAQ: 092190), a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., has won a patent litigation against a European home appliance distributor that infringed its Violeds technology. In February 2022, Seoul Viosys filed patent litigation against FTHMM International B.V., a Netherlands trading company, in The Hague District Court of the Netherlands, seeking a preliminary injunction against the sales of infringing UV LED products. The asserted patent relates to Violeds technology that can…