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LEDs Newsletter | October 12, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for October 12, 2011.

Our Strategies in Light Europe conference last week was more than 50% larger than in 2010, and featured a wealth of detailed information from numerous high-profile speakers. See the dedicated section below.

The October issue of LEDs Magazine will be available shortly - view the Table of Contents.

Our extensive Fall series of Webcasts begins next week with “LED Lighting Made Easy – A Modular System Approach to Designing Fixtures” on October 19.

Register now for early-bird savings for Strategies in Light 2012. This year's conference is entitled "Navigating the Dynamic LED & Lighting Markets."

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

Headline News

$subtitles.get($x) Strategies Unlimited forecasts LED revenue growth of nearly 10% in 2011
Falling LED prices and a reduced demand for LED-backlit TVs will result in a slower growth rate for LED revenues this year compared with 2010, according to Strategies Unlimited.


PennWell acquires The LED Show, plans 2012 event in Las Vegas
PennWell Corp. has acquired the assets of The LED Show conference and exhibition from James Highgate and will hold the event next July 30 – August 1 in Las Vegas, NV.

Acquisitions: Osram ups its stake in Encelium Technologies, Acuity buys Pathway
Acuity Brands has acquired Pathway Connectivity, a specialist in lighting networks and control, while Osram Sylvania increased its prior investment in software company Encelium Technologies.

Lextar Electronics goes public on the Taiwan Stock Exchange
Vertically-integrated LED manufacturer based in Hsinchu, Taiwan goes public after growing to USD 255 million in revenue for 2010.

Strategies in Light Europe

$subtitles.get($x) SIL Europe news: LED market, Lemnis and Ikea, Zhaga and IEC standards
At the recent Strategies in Light Europe conference, Strategies Unlimited provided its latest market update, Lemnis Lighting discussed a deal to supply LED lamps to Ikea, Zhaga introduced light-engine standards and unveiled its logo, and the IEC introduced two key performance standards. LAURA PETERS reports.


$subtitles.get($x) Day two of Strategies in Light Europe welcomed over 900 registered attendees
The second day of Strategies in Light Europe featured a full, active conference program and 900 registered attendees from the solid-state lighting industry.


$subtitles.get($x) Strategies in Light Europe 2011 opens with well-attended Keynote session
Strategies in Light Europe opened today with workshops, the SSL Investor Forum, and a Keynote session that attracted more than 300 attendees.


More Industry News

UL’s lighting division signs partner agreement with LUX-TSI Ltd
A UK-based testing company for solid-state lighting has signed a partnership agreement that will enable UL to expand its lighting services in Europe.

$subtitles.get($x) UK-based lighting industry associations vote to merge
Members of the UK’s Lighting Industry Federation and Lighting Association have agreed to merge the two organizations.


EPA consolidates qualified luminaires in Energy Star qualified list
A new Energy Star Qualified Light Fixture list combines luminaires qualified to the Residential Light Fixtures specification, the SSL luminaires specification, and the Luminaires V1.1 specification.

OLED News: Samsung invests in Novaled, PPG supplies Universal
Samsung has invested in Novaled AG in order to increase its presence in the OLED space.

More Headlines

Labsphere signs cooperative agreement with UL Verification Services

MaxLite establishes National Commercial Lighting Incentive Resource

Japanese LED manufacturer buys ICON International

Nichia files two lawsuits against Everlight's white LED products

Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting luminaire receives Lighting for Tomorrow award

SinkPAD Corp. recognized for best thermal management product

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2012

Ligman appoints UK Lighting Solutions Manager

Bulbrite launches online LED resource center

The Taiwain International Green Industry Show, Oct. 26-29

AG-DALI pays tribute to outstanding lighting projects for fourth time

Frank Tillner appointed as new COO at Osram Opto Semiconductors

Energy efficiency to drive new opportunities for lighting manufacturers

RentaLite has now already saved 1 life year of 93,312 trees

Acuity Brands acquires Pathway Connectivity, Inc.

Palomar Technologies discusses pulsed-heat eutectic solder for HB-LEDs

Dow Electronic Materials launches LED technologies business

LumenOptix fills new Sr. level position

AgiLight and N. Glantz & Son enter into nation-wide distribution agreement

OptoTherm names a sales rep for Malaysia

EMerge Alliance to present new DC power applications at Greenbuild 2011

Jands Vista EMEA roadshow starts rolling

Colour Sound hits record-breaking 'busyness'

IEEE Photonics Conference 2011

Cooper Lighting and Safety upgrades website to offer expanded content

Application Stories

$subtitles.get($x) Kenall Manufacturing releases parking-garage lighting retrofit case study
Kenall Manufacturing has released a case study demonstrating the effectiveness of their newest parking garage luminaire, TekDek, with the SmartSense lighting control system at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, IL.


$subtitles.get($x) Dundalk McDonald's gets a new, improved look with Xicato LED solution
The new McCafe McDonald’s franchise in Dundalk, Maryland is using Xicato Spot Modules.


$subtitles.get($x) Oak City, Utah reaps sustainable rewards through BetaLED LEDway street lights
Located in West-Central Utah, the small town of Oak City and 13 similar communities around the state are making the switch to all-LED street lighting by utilizing EECBG funding.


$subtitles.get($x) The Estee Lauder Companies and Philips Lighting partner to illuminate landmarks for Breast Cancer Awareness month
The Estee Lauder Companies and Philips are proud to launch a global partnership as part of The Estee Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign.


More Application Stories

Relume Technologies' LED fixtures selected for Detroit lighting project

iLight Plexineon helps brand growing public transportation system in Las Vegas

Lighting Science Group lights up Villa stores with high-performance LED bulbs

Kingsun Solar LED Street Light Project in Bohai Avenue, Liaoning

Hubbell Lighting Brands help restore Katrina-ravaged New Orleans Lakefront Airport

CreateLED provides the highest contrast ratio LED display

LTP keeps fit with Robert Davies gym

Robe helps celebrate Toyota SA's 50th anniversary

Philips offers Northumberland County Council an LED solution

Reflections on the Waterfront for dbn


$subtitles.get($x) TI and Maxim target retrofit lamps with LED drivers
Texas Instruments launches the LM3448 targeting 2-8W lamps and the TPS92070 targeting 6-20W lamps, while Maxim introduces an SSL driver for global usage.


$subtitles.get($x) Appalachian launches smart LED street light, Cooper and Hubbell introduce wall packs
Appalachian Lighting introduces the ALLED SL4 LED-based street light with integrated network and control technology while Cooper and Hubbell launch new SSL wall pack luminaires.


$subtitles.get($x) d-led introduces the QT, the most powerful QR-111 replacement
QT was specially designed to fit into QR-111 housings, but it could also be installed as a free standing fixture with a specially designed base and spigot or hung from the ceiling with optional steal cable attached to the back.


Cree’s XLamp XP-G LED now delivers 140 lm/W in production
Cree, Inc. has announced new levels of performance for its highly efficient XLamp XP-G LEDs, now delivering up to 140 lumens per watt.

More Products

Evluma offers the Omnipar: a commercial & industrial LED retrofit

Lunera Lighting announces 6460 Series direct/indirect LED luminaire

NEON-EC has stock for new IR and UV LEDs

UL, ETL, FCC certificate LED tube 1720-lm 4-ft T8 from Ledia

Bridgelux introduces Decor LED arrays for hospitality lighting

Jenoptik presents industrial LED hall lighting at EFA trade fair

Altatech Semiconductor launches dark-field inspection system for wafers

High End Systems announces trade-in program for Trackspot Bolt

FutureLED introduces first real LED Sun Simulator SUNlike 365-1080nm

Blueboo Lighting releases 45-72W LED street lights

Sharp to introduce 50W-class LED lighting devices with 93 lm/W efficacy

Osram Opto Semiconductors' Oslon high-power LEDs at Mouser

Superb retrofit choice from GE Lighting

American Opto Plus introduces 300 lm/$ cost-effective, high-power series LEDs

RENA introduces Bits2Power, an advanced lighting-control system

JKL Components Corporation expands ZSM surface-mount LED series

LEDtronics announces LED T8, 5 ft-long tube lights designed for coolers

Digital Light T-8 LED tube light bulb

austriamicrosystems launches 132 LED driver featuring industry's highest efficiency

Halco Lighting Technologies announces new linear F49T5/HO lamps

TI introduces two phase-dimmable, offline LED lighting drivers

WAC Lighting's OLED chandelier inspires with eco-friendly lighting design

Hubbell introduces new compact architectural LED wallpack

Cooper Lighting introduces the Lumark Crosstour LED wall pack series

Lightswitch from Craic: An optical multiplexer

5yr warranty LED drivers with power factor correction from Forge Europa

Tivoli's introduces new LED Monogram seat & row indicator

Cree's leading high-performance XLamp LEDs found at Mouser

Fulham launches ThoroLED brand Light PLUGZ LED light engines


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