A-lamp LED products highlighted at Lightfair
2011-05-23 20:05:00
Lightfair 2011 delivered LED-based lighting innovation in many forms with A-Lamp products taking center stage due to the inherent ability of the products to work in existing sockets.
New players make SSL outdoor lighting news at Lightfair tradeshow
2011-05-24 21:05:00
All of the major players in LED-based street and area lighting had compelling Lightfair demonstrations, but new entrants, some with products based on larger LEDs, made the headlines.
Outdoor Lighting: Cooper installs LEDs in Ohio, Baltimore fights utility over SSL
2011-05-25 15:05:00
The city of Bryan, Ohio has installed Cooper cobrahead and post-top LED luminaires, while the Baltimore Gas & Electric utility is fighting a move to SSL in the Maryland city.
Osram Opto delivers small LED for linear lighting
2011-05-31 19:05:00
Small Duris E 3 LEDs with wide beam pattern are optimized for linear and planar SSL applications where people don’t perceive the individual point light sources.
Veeco wins MaxBright MOCVD orders from GPI
2011-06-01 14:06:00
Genesis Photonics Inc has placed a new multi-unit order for Veeco’s MaxBright MOCVD reactor planning to ramp production capacity of HB LEDs for backlighting, general illumination, and automotive applications.
Osram targets Samsung and LG with LED patent litigation
2011-06-06 13:06:00
The two largest Korea-based LED manufacturers are the subject of LED patent litigation that claims infringement of patents owned by Osram Opto Semiconductors.
Philips conducts LED lighting trial in St. Helens, UK
2011-06-06 14:06:00
A trial of LED outdoor lighting at two sites in Merseyside, UK, has been conducted as part of the pan-European BLISS project.
LED Business Roundup: Redwood, Lumileds, Future, GT Solar
2011-06-07 13:06:00
Redwood Systems has received a $3.5-million investment from Mitsui, Lumileds and Future have extended their worldwide distribution agreement, and GT Solar has received another huge order for sapphire growth systems.
LED Replacement Lamps: Sears, Macy’s, Japan market, LSG, legislation
2011-06-07 15:06:00
Sears in Canada and Macy’s in the US are both undergoing major LED retrofit programs. Meanwhile the LED lamp market in Japan is growing fast, LSG has produced 1 million lamps in the first quarter of 2011, and US legislators are seeking to reverse the incandescent bulb ban.
Outdoor Lighting: Sentry supplies LEDs to UC Berkeley, SCE adds SSL option
2011-06-07 19:06:00
The University of California Berkeley is installing SSL retrofit kits from Sentry Electric, Southern California Edison can now offer LEDs on utility-owned poles, and four more North American cities launch LED projects.