LEDs Magazine | View online | June 22, 2011
LEDs Newsletter | June 22, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for June 22, 2011.

This week, we have two separate Webcasts, one on solar-powered LED street lighting and the other on strategies for simplified, flexible and speedy LED fixture design.

You can also view the preliminary program for Strategies in Light Europe 2011, which takes place in Milan, Italy on October 4-6.

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

Headline News

Hella and Hubbell to develop non-automotive LED lighting

Hella will supply LED light engines that will be incorporated into Hubbell’s roadway lighting fixtures.

LRC publishes ASSIST volumes on street-lighting evaluation and glare

New publications in the ASSIST Recommends Series describe a methodology for evaluation of street light performance, and a calculation-based approach to estimating discomfort glare in outdoor lighting.

LED lighting installed in London road tunnel

$subtitles.get($x) The Upper Thames Street tunnel in Central London has become the first UK road tunnel to be fitted with linear LED lighting, according to Transport for London.

LED Business Roundup: Illumitex, AMS and TAOS, Philips, Taiwan and China

Illumitex has raised USD 13.52M in equity, austriamicrosystems has agreed to buy TAOS, Philips has reported weaker demand for lighting products, and Taiwan and China have agreed to develop unified standards for LEDs.

Resources

WEBCAST: Solid-State Lighting - Strategies for Simplified, Flexible and Speedy Fixture Design

This webcast, on June 22, provides an overview of TE Connectivity's newly-released NEVALO Solid State System. Learn how you can easily reduce your time to market by 6-12 months, supported by TE Connectivity’s warranty.

WEBCAST: Solar-Powered LED Street Lighting

This webcast, premiering June 23, provides a tutorial on solar-powered LED street lighting and explains how solar-powered LED street lights apply to power management solutions.

EVENTS: Strategies in Light Europe 2011 conference program

With a theme of “Enhancing the Quality and Performance of LED Lighting,” this year’s Strategies in Light Europe 2011 conference takes place in Milan, Italy on October 4-6.

More Industry News

Sapphire crystal grown in China weighs nearly 100 kg

A Chinese crystal-growth company has produced a very large sapphire crystal using equipment from Thermal Technology.

Outdoor Lighting: BetaLED luminaires light Napa Maxwell Bridge

$subtitles.get($x) A signature site for motorists along the Napa River in Northern California, the Maxwell Bridge is now illuminated with LED-based fixtures from BetaLED that deliver 31% energy savings.

AquaLite places order for Crius II reactor with Aixtron

AquaLite Co. Ltd, a Chinese power-LED manufacturer, has placed an order for a 55x2-inch Crius II reactor MOCVD system from Aixtron SE. The system will be dedicated to the growth of materials for HB-LEDs and high-voltage LED production.

Tsinghua Tongfang chooses Veeco's MaxBright MOCVD system to improve fabrication

Tsinghua Tongfang Co., a Beijing-based division of Tsinghua Holdings Company Limited, has placed an order with Veeco for a TurboDisc MaxBright Multi-Reactor MOCVD System. This system will be used for production of high-brightness LEDs.

More Headlines

Lighting Science Group appoints new Chairman of the Board of Directors

Urban Solar Corporation receives solar bus shelter lighting contract renewal

Seoul Semiconductor receives Assodel Award 2011 in LED category

Luster LightTech to distribute machine vision illumination products from ProPhotonix


Application Stories

Megaman breaks with convention to ensure lingerie store lit to perfection

$subtitles.get($x) Bubies, a Hong Kong lingerie store, has chosen to use Megaman’s range of LED reflector and CFL lamps, as the company prioritises environmental management product development to disposal and recycling.

Bayer office upgrades to polycarbonate lenses for efficient LED lighting

$subtitles.get($x) Bayer MaterialScience has upgraded its branch office in Vienna, Austria to LED spotlights developed by LEDworx GmbH.

Martin Professional lights Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Abu Dhabi

$subtitles.get($x) The Sheikh Zayed Bridge in Abu Dhabi has been illuminated in spectacular fashion using Martin Professional color changing luminaires.

BetaLED luminaires hit a homerun for Joe Morgan Honda Dealership

$subtitles.get($x) Joe Morgan Honda, located in Monroe, Ohio, recently installed 59 BetaLED The Edge area luminaires with a range of different types of optics for specific light-distribution patterns.

More Headlines

Lighting Science Group appoints new Chairman of the Board of Directors

Urban Solar Corporation receives solar bus shelter lighting contract renewal

Seoul Semiconductor receives Assodel Award 2011 in LED category

Luster LightTech to distribute machine vision illumination products from ProPhotonix


Products

LED Engin launches 400-nm LED, claims record power from a single UV-LED package

$subtitles.get($x) A new violet LED from LED Engin expands the company's line of UV-LEDs for a range of applications, including high-speed curing of inks and adhesives and applications for analytical instruments, forensic science and currency verification.

Dialight unveils class I, Div 1 LED linear fixture for hazardous locations

$subtitles.get($x) Dialight has announced the launch and immediate availability of its new SafeSite Series LED Linear Fixture for industrial and hazardous locations.

Acuity Brands' new products increase pedestrian safety and decrease light pollution

$subtitles.get($x) Acuity Brands, Inc. is expanding its LED Outdoor WALK application portfolio with the introduction of the Tersen Ratio 1.5 and the American Electric Lighting AVPL to serve the night-time needs of pedestrians outdoors.

eldoLED 100W LED drivers ENEC certified

$subtitles.get($x) The eldoLED SOLOdrive, DUALdrive, POWERdrive and LINEARdrive AC now carry the ENEC and VDE marks.

More Products

IMG Lighting launches Halo Series of 450- and 300-lm LED desk lamps

SMT Corporation introduces UV-LED spot curing system

Chroma-Q extends lifespan of Color Block DB4 with new LED engine

iWatt driver powers 32 strings of LEDs for backlighting in ultra-thin LED TVs

Ledia E27 LED bulbs: replacements for 40W and 60W traditional fluorescent bulb

Fulham unveils ThoroLED product line video

Parking garage lighting introduced by Clean Light Green Light

Lighting Orient releases 200W LED lights to replace 400W metal-halide lights

Nicor releases of LED tape light

LPad-LED from Hera Lighting

IST launches iDrive Quad, a feature-rich four-channel LED driver


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