LEDs Magazine | View online | April 20, 2011
LEDs Newsletter | April 20, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for April 20, 2011.

The April/May issue of LEDs Magazine will be available shortly via our website –view the Table of Contents.

The countdown continues to the Strategies in Light China conference in May, and our latest preview looks at how China leads the world in investment in the LED industry.

The Call for Papers for Strategies in Light Japan has been extended until May 13.

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

Headline News

Cree launches new LED components, arrays, and modules

$subtitles.get($x) The CXA2011 LED array simplifies high-brightness lamp designs, The LMH6 module delivers 2000 to 2900 lm with 230V input, and the XLamp XM-L brings EasyWhite color mixing technology to a smaller component package.

Counting down to SIL China part 3: China leads the world in investment in the LED industry

One of the key areas for discussion at Strategies in Light (SIL) China will be the massive level of investment in LED manufacturing infrastructure that has been announced in China, fueled by extensive subsidies.

Outdoor Lighting: Pielenhofen installs Osram LEDs, Nova Scotia expands SSL program

$subtitles.get($x) The German community of Pielenhofen has begun a transition to LED-based street lights using Herkules retrofit kits and Osram LEDs while Nova Scotia plans to extend its SSL retrofit program to every street light in the province.

Financial results: Philips, Cree, SemiLEDs

$subtitles.get($x) LED products accounted for 14% of Philips’ lighting sales in the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, shares in Cree and SemiLEDs have been hit by poor recent performance.

Resource Center

WHITE PAPER: Lighting Technologies, Principle, and Measurement

The proper measurement of light is a precise and complex science. This White Paper, authored by Konica Minolta, provides a brief explanation of different lighting principles and technologies, and describes the best and most accurate methods for proper light measurement.

WHITE PAPERS: Controlling LEDs

This White Paper, authored by Lutron Electronics, looks at LEDs for general illumination applications, and goes into detail about why you should consider dimming LEDs and what questions need to be answered in order to dim LEDs properly to meet your expectations.

More Industry News

Former Color Kinetics CEO joins board of Lumenpulse

Canadian LED lighting company Lumenpulse has a number of former Color Kinetics staff on its books, and other CK staff remain involved in the LED lighting industry.

Cooper Lighting's Photometric Laboratory awarded continuing NVLAP accreditation

Continuing NVLAP accreditations have been awarded to Cooper Lighting's Photometric Laboratory, including complete LM-79 testing for SSL luminaires.

Consortium for Solar Lighting founded to accelerate deployment

$subtitles.get($x) Sharp Electronics, Carmanah Technologies, Inovus Solar, and SolarOne Solutions have founded the Consortium for Solar Lighting to accelerate the adoption of solar lighting through the development of universal specifications.

Taiwan’s Epistar receives further Aixtron G5 reactors

Aixtron SE today announced further shipments of MOCVD systems to Epistar. The contract is for multiple AIX G5 HT reactors in a 14x4-inch configuration which will be dedicated to the growth of high brightness LEDs.

More Headlines

PhotonStar LED chooses 3D printer for Laser Lines for LED prototyping

Optogan hosts delegation of Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs

Martin Chinese factory receives ISO 14001 certification

InteLEDgent Lighting Solutions to retrofit Hyatt NYC Hotels with LED lights

ElectroniCast releases market study on LED-based night vision lighting

Lunera Lighting selected as TiE50 CleanTech Finalist

Lightfactor at PLASA Focus 2011

Dialight's all-LED high-intensity L-856 strobe earns a pick hit award

Gregory Bachmann, president of Dymax Corporation, honored by SBA

Mouser to distribute Luminus Devices' LEDs globally

Osram presents Airabesc OLED-based luminaire, wins red dot award

GE Lighting appoints new EMEA director of luminaire solutions

SSL seminar on photometry, colorimetry & applications

Styron to change name to Trinseo

Westin Italy places order for flood lights with Elelux Italia


Application Stories

LED lights illuminate paintings in London’s National Gallery

$subtitles.get($x) LED lighting will augment natural lighting from an adjustable roof-light system, improving the quality of the lighting scheme while reducing energy consumption.

Hella supplies full-LED lighting technology for Audi A6

Hella, a leading supplier of automotive lighting and electronics, is providing an optional full-LED headlamp system with adaptive front lighting for the 2011 Audi A6.

Architainment completes makeover on iconic Glasgow hotel

$subtitles.get($x) Architainment Lighting Ltd has now completed lighting Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel as part of hotel and conference operator, Principal Hayley’s, EUR 20 million makeover of the Scottish landmark.

LED lights shine Green for LEED Silver Hotel

$subtitles.get($x) Light Emitting Designs (LED-LLC.com) today announced the successful application of LED bulbs for the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey,California.

More Headlines

PhotonStar LED chooses 3D printer for Laser Lines for LED prototyping

Optogan hosts delegation of Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs

Martin Chinese factory receives ISO 14001 certification

InteLEDgent Lighting Solutions to retrofit Hyatt NYC Hotels with LED lights

ElectroniCast releases market study on LED-based night vision lighting

Lunera Lighting selected as TiE50 CleanTech Finalist

Lightfactor at PLASA Focus 2011

Dialight's all-LED high-intensity L-856 strobe earns a pick hit award

Gregory Bachmann, president of Dymax Corporation, honored by SBA

Mouser to distribute Luminus Devices' LEDs globally

Osram presents Airabesc OLED-based luminaire, wins red dot award

GE Lighting appoints new EMEA director of luminaire solutions

SSL seminar on photometry, colorimetry & applications

Styron to change name to Trinseo

Westin Italy places order for flood lights with Elelux Italia


Products

TE Connectivity CoolSplice connectors for LED lighting

$subtitles.get($x) TE Connectivity has launched its new family of CoolSplice connectors, providing permanent and fast wire-to-wire or wire-to-flat ribbon terminations in various LED lighting applications

LSI introduces LED high-bay light

$subtitles.get($x) LSI’s new XHB3 high-bay LED light is designed to illuminate various types of cold storage, climate-controlled applications.

Ledzworld launches Hybrid Series with 1200-lm Platinum PAR 38 lamp

$subtitles.get($x) Ledzworld is launching its Hybrid collection with its fully linear dimmable 20-watt PAR 38 lamp that produces 1200 lm (3000K). Its sophisticated driver technology with integrated digital IC ensures full linear dimmability, a high power factor, and optimization of the best available Cree LED technology.

Abacus on dramatic Form with latest LED addition

$subtitles.get($x) Abacus Lighting’s latest star makes a dramatic entrance onto the architectural scene with the launch of the elegant Form luminaire.

More Products

Vinstar LED tube diameter 30mm good for heat dissipation

Fast-curing conformal coating features superior component and sharp lead coverage

Soft LED screen - LEDDER impact traditional LED displays

9W adjustable LED down light from Cosmos Lighting

Spark announces advanced LED solar street lighting solutions

Macroblock presents MBI5035 low-power-consumption LED display driver

LED dimmer from JKL Components Corporation

Cree delivers brightest and most-efficient lighting-class LED array

Pecan adds new IR LED MicroDome to range

Pixi announces advanced LED lighting solutions


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