LEDs Magazine | View online | November 18, 2010
LEDs Newsletter | November 18, 2010

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

The November issue of our Outdoor LED Lighting newsletter included articles on light and human health, and on the advantages and challenges of outdoor SSL.

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Headline News

Intematix launches new red and green LED phosphors

$subtitles.get($x) New red and green Intematix compounds will allow LED manufacturers to develop warm-white lighting for general illumination or TV backlighting without requiring a license from application patent holders.

Cree XM-L provides outstanding performance from single LED chip

$subtitles.get($x) Cree's new, commercially available single-die XLamp XM-L delivers 1000 lm at 100 lm/W when driven at 3A.

Patent News: Intematix, Nichia, Cree, Luminus, Lemnis

Intematix and Tridonic have signed an agreement related to BOSE phosphors, both Nichia and Cree have filed lawsuits against rivals, Luminus has reached a patent milestone, and Lemnis has joined the Philips SSL licensing program.

QD Vision and Solvay pursue printable quantum dots

A printable electroluminescent platform based on quantum dot technology from QD Vision could enable new general-illumination and pixelated-display products.

Articles

LED Japan/Strategies in Light conference report

$subtitles.get($x) The recent LED Japan/Strategies in Light conference discussed energy-efficient LED lighting, automotive applications and manufacturing, among many other subjects, writes Ella Shum.

System compatibility testing improves reliability of LED lighting devices and systems

In the second article in his series on compatibility and reliability, Philip Keebler explains how the concept of system compatibility was developed and how it applies to today’s electronic lighting products.

LED lighting at the crossroads: country road or expressway?

The LED lighting industry faces five major roadblocks, but if these can be overcome then the market will be able to accelerate rapidly, say Florian Wunderlich, Dominik Wee and Oliver Vogler.

Miniature spectrometers address challenges of LED research and production

$subtitles.get($x) Miniature, portable spectrometer systems can provide accurate in-situ measurements and analysis of LED light sources for a variety applications, including horticulture, according to Jason Eichenholz, Marco Snikkers and Dennis Schulmerich.

More Industry News

Dialight partners with Capital One on financing for energy-efficient LED lighting upgrades

Dialight has announced that it has partnered with Capital One Equipment Leasing & Financing to extend affordable and flexible leasing and lending options to customers looking to upgrade their existing lighting fixtures to Dialight’s LED lighting solutions.

LEDs light inside and outside of Asian Games venue

$subtitles.get($x) LEDs take center stage literally at the Asian Games as Seoul Semiconductor products provide stage lighting and Osram provides external venue architectural lighting.

LED Business News: Philips, Everlight, LSGC, Nexxus, Gartner

$subtitles.get($x) A Philips LED lamp is on sale in The Home Depot, Everlight has unveiled its new corporate design, Lighting Science Group and Nexxus have reported their latest financial results, and Gartner has commented on the LED market.

Epistar enables 162 lm/W white LED for lighting applications

Epistar has unveiled its breakthrough of a high-voltage chip that enables the cold white LED to reach 162 lm/W.

More Industry News

Oxford Instruments and Ostendo strengthen links with system sales

Unilumin 70,000 sq.m new industrial park foundation stone laying ceremony

Intematix and Tridonic consortium announce agreement on BOSE phosphor patents

Nichia files patent infringement lawsuits against Harvatek and several distributors

NeoPac unveils 8-inch wafer level packaging tech for LED illumination

Phoseon Technology announces live webcast

Lighting Science Group hires John Bono to capture key business customers

Greenbuild: EMerge Alliance introduces first products for DC power distribution

Nexxus Lighting earns additional Energy Star labels for array LED bulbs

Harvard expands sales and marketing team

Matrix Lighting receives UL approval on T8 LED tubes

Edison-Opto Corporation and Holders Technology plc announce European partnership

Cambrios Technologies Corp. and Plextronics, Inc. collaborate on OLED-based SSL

QD Vision and Solvay enter agreement about quantum dot LEDs (QLEDS)

Baird sees consolidation in energy efficient lighting industry

Halco announces new hire

MK Illumination brings festive cheer to Manchester

Green Garage Associates partners with LED Saving Solutions and Stouch Lighting

Kyle Seabolt hired as new Sales Manager for Central US at Hera Lighting


Application Stories

LEDs add colors to Asian Games: Osram Oslon SSL LEDs outline profile of stadium

$subtitles.get($x) The opening and closing ceremonies of the Guangzhou Asian Games will be held in a newly constructed half-stadium in Haixinsha Square. Osram Opto Semiconductors’ Oslon SSL LEDs were chosen to light up the exterior of the venue.

Euro Display installs biggest LED screens for sports in Europe

$subtitles.get($x) Euro Display recently installed a total of 400 square meters (between indoor and outdoor led screens), in what is considered the biggest led screen installation in Europe.

More Industry News

Oxford Instruments and Ostendo strengthen links with system sales

Unilumin 70,000 sq.m new industrial park foundation stone laying ceremony

Intematix and Tridonic consortium announce agreement on BOSE phosphor patents

Nichia files patent infringement lawsuits against Harvatek and several distributors

NeoPac unveils 8-inch wafer level packaging tech for LED illumination

Phoseon Technology announces live webcast

Lighting Science Group hires John Bono to capture key business customers

Greenbuild: EMerge Alliance introduces first products for DC power distribution

Nexxus Lighting earns additional Energy Star labels for array LED bulbs

Harvard expands sales and marketing team

Matrix Lighting receives UL approval on T8 LED tubes

Edison-Opto Corporation and Holders Technology plc announce European partnership

Cambrios Technologies Corp. and Plextronics, Inc. collaborate on OLED-based SSL

QD Vision and Solvay enter agreement about quantum dot LEDs (QLEDS)

Baird sees consolidation in energy efficient lighting industry

Halco announces new hire

MK Illumination brings festive cheer to Manchester

Green Garage Associates partners with LED Saving Solutions and Stouch Lighting

Kyle Seabolt hired as new Sales Manager for Central US at Hera Lighting


Products

E-Lite Opto introduces LED garage light

$subtitles.get($x) E-Lite OptoTech further expands its LED lighting product portfolio and introduces the new LedsPark series LED garage light.

Recessed adjustable spotlights from Cooper Lighting and Safety provide low-energy highlighting

$subtitles.get($x) Cooper Lighting and Safety, a business unit of Cooper Safety, has introduced a new range of recessed adjustable spotlights that offer the lighting designer a versatile solution for highlighting in retail, commercial and hospitality environments.

Designed and built for LED: ERCO’s Logotec LED spotlights

$subtitles.get($x) ERCO had announced the launch of the Logotec range of spotlights and recessed spotlights, specifically designed and built solely for LEDs.

Elation introduces TVL2000 white LED panel with variable WW/CW color temperature for broadcast TV lighting

$subtitles.get($x) Elation Professional’s new TVL2000 just might become the biggest star on TV, thanks to this white LED panel’s ability to put any show in its best light.

More Products

Fobsun releases dimmable T5 LED tube lights

Matrix Lighting receives UL approval for T8 LED tubes

Martin Easypix: The simple LED striplight solution

Digital Lumens expands award-winning product line

Lumex QuantumBrite Flexible LED backlight

American Lighting unveils new LED under-cabinet lighting

LED PAR30 with GU10 base available from Haichang LED Lighting

Domag introduces 10W MR16-type LED lamp

SABIC Innovative Plastics’ new sustainable LED retrofit lighting

Alta LED introduces Made in America 100-watt LED chip

Cooper Lighting pioneers the industry's first high-performance LED sign light

Everlight introduces the new Hong LED series

JM Rental and Sony PCL join forces on 3D LED screen technology

Two part epoxy adhesive/sealant meets NASA low outgassing specifications

Future Lighting Solutions new energy-saving suite of LEDs solutions

JKL presents G-4 LED, an energy-efficient halogen replacement

ZMDI LED driver ICs light up battery-operated devices in ultra-small package

Everlight introduces the new Yi LED lighting series

LEDnovation extends LED EnhanceLite lamp line

TI introduces new LED lighting controller with power factor correction

Meteor Lighting introduces solar LED illumination bollard


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