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LEDs Newsletter | August 18, 2010

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for August 18, 2010.

Our next Outdoor LED Lighting newsletter will be published later this week. Contact us for advertising information.

Also this week, the July/August issue of LEDs Magazine will be live on our website.

Our Webcast entitled "Testing Times: Standards and Measurement Requirements for LEDs and Luminaires" takes place next Wednesday, August 25.

As always, please use our online form to upload your press releases and product information.

Headline News

Epistar invests in planar LED lighting specialist Oree
Taiwan's leading LED chip maker has invested in a company that has developed a thin, flat and uniform LED-based light source.

Cree LED product revenue reaches USD 790 m
Following a spectacular year of growth, Cree's net income increased 402%, and its LED revenue for the last quarter was a record USD 240 m.

$subtitles.get($x) Mercedes-Benz implements Lumileds LEDs for daytime running lights
E-class Mercedes-Benz cars have daytime running lights with Lumileds LEDs. Meanwhile, Lumileds has ordered more MOCVD systems from Aixtron, and recently shipped its billionth Luxeon LED.


$subtitles.get($x) Outdoor Lighting: LED traffic lights, street lights continue to gain traction
Municipalities in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Nebraska all receive new funding for LED traffic light and street light upgrades.



Testing Times - Standards and Measurement Requirements for LEDs and Luminaires
This August 25 webcast will discuss standards and measurement requirements for LEDs and luminaires, and is applicable to specifiers, designers and manufacturers of LED-based products.

More Industry News

$subtitles.get($x) LEDs provide efficient approach to outdoor architectural lighting
Siemens chooses LEDs to light its new parking garage and staff restaurant while the National Aquarium in Baltimore is replacing its landmark neon sign with LEDs.


$subtitles.get($x) Luminus licenses PhlatLight LED platform to Epistar
Epistar will manufacture LEDs based on Luminus Devices' PhlatLight platform for larger brighter LED chips.


TSMC invests in LED manufacturing line
The board of TSMC, the largest silicon IC foundry, has allocated over $100 million towards building an LED production line.

$subtitles.get($x) Enfis to light up Asian Games NBA Stadium in Guangzhou, China
Enfis Group plc has secured the contract to supply LED arrays and drivers for the NBA Stadium under construction in Guangzhou, China for this November’s Asian games.



Philips Lumileds orders more MOCVD systems from Aixtron

Veeco announces sale of metrology business to Bruker Corporation

Nanosys and Samsung Electronics announce alliance

Everlight Electronics appoints Ilkan Cokgor as new VP Global Marketing

Virginia Tech home with Lutron lights wins 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe

ION Light Engines to exhibit at The LED Show, Las Vegas

Kingsun demonstrates retrofit LED A-lamps and fluorescent replacements

Lightfair International calls on industry experts for 2011 educational program

Elec-tech chooses Veeco MOCVD systems for China factories

Passion LED Lighting International enters SSL market

Kingsun signs collaboration agreement with KTP Optical of Russia

Yangzhou Longyao adds more Aixtron CRIUS MOCVD tools

LED Source announces Joe Zanore as new VP of business development

Application Stories

Kompak opens Europe’s first all-LED industrial plant in The Netherlands
Kompak has announced the opening of an industrial plant lit exclusively with LEDs. Located in Etten Leur, The Netherlands, the full-service consumer products packaging plant is owned and operated by Kompak.

$subtitles.get($x) LTP installs energy-saving lighting scheme for CADW monuments
Llanelli, UK-based Lighting Technology projects (LTP), were asked by Philips SSL to provide their specialist design, specification and installation services for a new carbon-conscious lighting scheme to replace old sodium lighting for 8 Cadw Monuments in South Wales.


$subtitles.get($x) Lighthouse LED display brings eco advertising to the Philippines
In an effort to educate and promote its citizens about the importance of environmental protection, the municipality of Carmona, Cavite selected world-leading LED display solutions provider Lighthouse Technologies Ltd. (Lighthouse) to install its new “Green Channel” LED display.


$subtitles.get($x) Focus equips warehouse complexes with LED lighting fixtures
Company Focus implemented another project to equip the modern warehouse complexes LED lights.



$subtitles.get($x) Edison Opto introduces IP68 lighting strip
Edison Opto has introduced a new lighting strip compliant with IP68 waterproofed grade for the demanding outdoor applications.


$subtitles.get($x) Count On Tools announces expanded LED nozzle series
Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces the expansion of its LED nozzle series.


$subtitles.get($x) NAB LED Lighting releases Integration High Power LED
NAB LED Lighting has announced the launch of its Integration High Power LED, which can be used for street lights, flood lights and projector lamps sources.


AnalogicTech introduces high-efficiency multi-string backlight LED drivers
Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. has introduced its AAT1409/7/5 family of multi-string LED backlight drivers.

More Products

Fobsun releases Dimmable Cree 6W MR16 Bulb

Konica Minolta Chroma-Meter characterizes new generation white LEDs

Brand Neue Corp. unveils 120 watt LED high bay lighting fixtures

Boca Flasher's new dimmable monochromatic 5 LED array light source


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