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LEDnovation Has Developed a 100W-Equivalent A-Lamp

LEDnovation introduces 75W-and 100W-equivalent A-lamps,warm-on-dim BR30 28 Sep
LEDnovation has developed a 100W-equivalent A-lamp that produces 1600 lm and uses 19W,while its new 75-equivalent A-lamp uses 14W to produces 1150 lm.The BR30 LED lamp features a CRI of 93 and output of 680 lm at 2700K.

AkzoNobel expands capacity for LED materials 28 Sep
The company will boost its output of key metalorganic chemicals that are used in the deposition of LED semiconductor materials.

White-and blue-LED inventor Nakamura wins inventor award 28 Sep
The Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association named Shuji Nakamura the winner of its Inventor of the Year award for innovations including Soraa's GaN-on-GaN technology.

Nexxus Lighting and Philips settle patent litigation,Nexxus completes$6 million investment 26 Sep
Nexxus Lighting and Royal Philips Electronics have settled patent litigation brought by Philips.Philips has granted Nexxus an ongoing,royalty-bearing license to LED luminaire and retrofit bulb technologies.Nexxus also finalized a$6 million investment by Aston Capital.

Toshiba installs 20,000 LED street lamps in San Antonio 25 Sep
In San Antonio,Texas,CPS Energy has selected Toshiba TGT LED Luminaires to replace 20,000 HPS street lamps following extensive experimentation with multiple LED luminaires.

LED driver ICs:TI,Allegro Microsystems,and Diode announce products 25 Sep
Texas Instruments has a new 6-channel LED driver IC for high-light applications such as street lights,while Allegro Microsystems introduced a product that can drive 3A and Diodes Inc.has a new driver for SSL application using mid-power LEDs.

Cree refreshes LED family,extends warranty in commercial SSL products 24 Sep
Cree Lighting will extend its warranty offering to ten years on new commercial SSL products,while on the LED side Cree delivers a second-generation of the widely-used XP-E2 LED.

Philips Color Kinetics supplies dynamic lighting for Miami Tower retrofit 24 Sep
The SSL architectural lighting retrofit will enable dynamic light shows with 16 million colors that the building owner will customize for tenants and activities such as holiday celebrations.

Osram Opto introduces Oslon Black Flat LED for headlights 19 Sep
The Oslon Black Flat LED for automotive headlights is designed to provide virtually constant light output even at elevated temperatures.

Philips cuts 2200 jobs 19 Sep
Philips plans to lay off 2200 workers between now and 2014,but the company has not stated what effect the cuts will have on the lighting division.

MSLLC announces draft of adaptive LED controls spec at SALC 18 Sep
Edward Smalley announced at the Street&Area Lighting Conference that the much anticipated model specification on adaptive LED street light control is available for review and open for public comment.

Nexxus Lighting gets$6 million investment from Aston Capital 18 Sep
Nexxus Lighting has unveiled a$6 million investment from Aston Capital,and chief executive Robert LaPenta will become the new chairman of Nexxus.

Renesas and Virtual Extension announce DALI LED demo kit at SIL Europe 18 Sep
Based on a low-power Renesas RL78/I1a microcontroller,the DALI Demo Kit uses a wireless mesh network for SSL control and will be available from Virtual Extension in Q4.

Obelux supplies high-intensity LED lights for wind energy site 17 Sep
Obelux Oy SSL lights deliver 200,000 cd for aviation safety at a Denmark wind-energy test site where turbines stand 250m tall.

Lextar Electronics and Wellypower will merge LED and lighting businesses 17 Sep
Lextar Electronics and Wellypower Optronics have announced plans to merge effective February 1,2013 and the combined LED manufacturing capacity will create the second largest LED maker in Taiwan.

Nova Scotia mandates all LED street lights 14 Sep
Nova Scotia has passed a law that requires it convert all of its 120,000 roadway lights to LED lighting,which is expected to save$5 million a year upon completion.

Digital Lumens awarded key patent for distributed intelligence,reduces energy use by 90%in French logistics facilities(Updated)12 Sep
Digital Lumens has been issued a US patent for wireless control of smart LED fixtures and it will install the system in two Mutual Logistics facilities.

Lumileds introduces high-voltage and high-lumen-density LEDs 11 Sep
The Luxeon Z is a very small,unencapsulated LED package that can be used to build multi-chip arrays,while the Luxeon H50-2 is an improved version of Lumileds'high-voltage package.

DOE releases cost model for manufacturing of LED packages 11 Sep
The DOE has developed a model that allows companies to assess the effect of changing different aspects of their LED manufacturing process flow,for example using different substrates or introducing new manufacturing equipment.

Philips'Van Duinen says LED lighting will be connected to the Internet of things(Updated)11 Sep
The keynote speaker at the Street&Area Lighting Conference in Miami discussed the vital importance of SSL relative to the global energy crisis,and predicted that smart lighting will ultimately be connected in ubiquitous networks.

SEMI delegation discusses SSL policy with DOE 11 Sep
By demonstrating that LED-based SSL delivers excellent ROI on taxpayer investment,SEMI hopes to secure increased levels of funding to support LED manufacturing in the US.

Project NEMO concludes its research into OLED materials 10 Sep
A major European project has investigated OLED materials for printing processes,which should lead to lower-cost production compared with competing methods.

Cooper Lighting launches sleek line of outdoor luminaires 07 Sep
The Navion LED luminaire is offered in various lumen and optical packages to meet the output and light distribution of different street and area lighting applications.

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Industry News (September 2012)
Topics: Lighting