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LEDs Newsletter | August 4, 2010

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for August 4, 2010.

In business news this week, Acuity Brands is to acquire Renaissance Lighting. Check the links below for more news, feature articles and products.

Make sure you pre-register for our next Webcast entitled Testing Times: Standards and Measurement Requirements for LEDs and Luminaires. Labsphere and Orb Optronix will present crucial information to help luminaire designs to meet industry standards.

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

Headline News

$subtitles.get($x) Philips Lumileds Luxeon Rebel ES delivers 300+ lumens for outdoor lighting
A new addition to the Luxeon Rebel family, the new ES model outputs more than 300 lumens at 1A of drive current boosting efficacy for outdoor SSL.


Acuity acquires Renaissance Lighting and intellectual property
Acuity Brands extends its prior investment in Renaissance acquiring the remaining shares and makes a separate acquisition of intellectual property.

Outdoor Lighting: LEDs light streets, airports, gardens, and buildings
Cities from the USA to Russia continue to adopt LED street lights, while SSL technology also finds use in airport, garden, and building applications.

DOE plans consumer-education initiative on energy-saving lighting
The DOE will work with leaders in the retail and manufacturing segments to educate consumers on green lighting options including LED-based SSL.


Lighting controls offer a reasonable first step toward improving energy efficiency
Evaluation of thirteen of the leading lighting control vendors for commercial offices indicates that solutions can reduce electricity consumption by 35-55%, however payback can range from 2-10 years say David Raezer and Romahlo Wilson.

LED lamps need to comply with the WEEE Regulations
LEDs are now in scope for WEEE Regulations, which are UK-specific requirements for electrical and electronic equipment to be recycled when it reaches end-of-life.

Working group pursues LED and induction street-light retrofits
San Diego Street Light Working Group plans to upgrade 145,000 street lights with a mix of induction and LED luminaires across a broad geographic region.

More Industry News

MOCVD technology business offers business and assets for sale
EMF Semiconductor Systems Limited is in receivership and is offering its facility, IP and equipment for sale.

$subtitles.get($x) The Lighting Industry Awards 2010 go to…
The first Lighting Industry Awards were held by The Lighting Association at a Gala Dinner in Stratford upon Avon on July 14th.


$subtitles.get($x) Carmanah/Sabik marine lanterns to support oil spill containment efforts in the Gulf of Mexico
Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of Mexico.



Delta to showcase its indoor LED displays at Media Expo 2010

Spark LED street lights have passed the American UL Certificate

Keithley Instruments reports 31% sales growth and net income of $5.6M

Monocrystal opens sales office in the USA

Seoul Semiconductor ranked worldwide No. 4 in LED market

W-DMX™ OEM installed in Chroma-Q color charge

Small-size active cooling system for LED lamp

LED Lighting + Green Initiatives = Greater Savings

Gear-Source, LED Source sign exclusive agreements with Coemar

LED Perimeter for English Premiership Club

Octus Energy awarded contract to develop energy-efficient exterior lighting

CRS Electronics is granted Special Recognition by the US DOE

Kessil Lighting announces Hydrofarm as distributor of its LED grow lights

Lighthouse shines at IAAM 2010

Mouser Stocking TI’s DC/DC LED Lighting Developer’s Kit

Application Stories

$subtitles.get($x) Dialight’s DuroSite series LED high bay fixture leads to lowered operating costs and energy consumption
Rockline Industries has undertaken a sustainability initiative in an attempt to reduce its environmental footprint through more environmentally efficient operations, transparency and integrity. Dialite's LED high bay fixtures are at the forefront of this effort.


$subtitles.get($x) Chroma-Q LED provides speedy installation for BRDC British Grand Prix Ball
For the third consecutive year, Chroma-Q LED fixtures brought the Clubhouse of the British Racing Drivers’ Club at Silverstone racing circuit to life with a temporary lighting installation for their annual British Grand Prix Ball.


$subtitles.get($x) Kingsun LED lighting brightens up Estrella Levante brewer
Estrella Levante brewer, integrated in the Damm Group, has chosen Energy Saving Murcia Lidolight to renew their exterior lighting installations Espinardo (Murcia).


City of Chicago testing new Borealis LED street-lights
PolyBrite International, Inc. announced that the City of Chicago has installed new Borealis LED streetlights as part of a test pilot program.

More application stories

Affineon Lighting illuminates Cree's gym with LED high bay fixture


$subtitles.get($x) D-LED Technology introduces a 4 channel Plug and Play LED controller
D-LED has now extended its MegaACE LED engine range with a new 4 channel (RGBW) model.


Q-Spot LED Series: Big output with low energy
Chauvet has announced the arrival of the Q-Spot 260-LED and the Q-Spot 160-LED.

$subtitles.get($x) MY-Semi Inc. launches energy-saving constant current LED driver
MY9163 is a multi-functional 16-channel high accuracy constant current LED driver rated to 17V and delivers 3-90mA current.


$subtitles.get($x) ATG launches economy version T8 LED Tubes: iBright I58i
iBright I58i T8 LED Tube is an economy solution for fluorescent replacement, which can directly drop into existing lighting fixtures, without ballast or starter.



Crestron DigitalMedia matrix switcher models offer redundant power supplies

LED Group wall washer luminaire

Unilighting announces the 60/80W LED Street Lamp

Linear Technology announces LT3596

Fairchild Semiconductor delivers a solution for LED street lighting

Hinkley Lighting introduces landscape lighting system

Ambergreat LED gas station light

Insta product launch: instalight® 3065

Spark's latest Intelligent LED tunnel light

Retail outlets save energy, increase sales with LED Parfection light bulbs

Passion LED Lighting's soft/flexible LED curtain screen

A new Cobra -- AMBER from Kingsun

SMD E26 Edison base LED Flame-Tip Chandelier Bulbs from LEDtronics

LEDceilingtile.com debuts lighting fixture with c(ETL) safety listing

CRAIC Technologies releases 64-Bit Windows 7 imaging software

Halco Lighting Technologies introduces ProLED A-Shape dimmable lamps

Kingsun latest LED flood light for billboards

J.W. Speaker Corp. takes one giant leap for vehicular lighting

Magtech introduces SLIM 88W constant voltage LED driver

Prizmatix Ltd's Fiber Coupled Blue LED light source

Marl LED is four times more efficient than halogen


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