|UK hospital installs LEDs to save energy costs and improve illumination
|Norfolk and Norwich U. Hospital will save GBP1600 pounds annually by replacing the halogen lights in its atrium with PuraLED luminaires.
|Halo Lighting installs unique lighting ceiling in London nightclub
|Halo used 768 of LED-Lites’ X-Panel LED tiles to follow the curvature of the arches in the ceiling.
|Nav-comm develops new LED lighting systems for emergency vehicles
|The Russian Police and Emergency Services are among the latest entities buying the UK-made light bars, which have a lower profile and higher efficiency than traditional lighting systems.
|Cree launches LED University program 25 Apr|
|A group of five universities has committed to evaluating and deploying LED lighting to reduce costs and environmental impact.|
|News in brief: Rubicon, Bridgelux, Verranzo-Narrows bridge…and more 24 Apr|
|Cree and Rubicon report financial results, Bridgelux appoints executives, Time-O-Matic is sold, Palomar expands.|
|Zumtobel acquires Italian LED company SpaceCannon 24 Apr|
|The acquisition of SpaceCannon is intended to strengthen Zumtobel's position in preparation for the further expansion of its LED activities. |
|OLED encapsulation method reduces water intrusion 24 Apr|
|Georgia Tech researchers have replaced the glass enclosure with a thin-film barrier formed by a less expensive conventional deposition method.
|Milwaukee Arts Center shines anew with LED lighting from Philips 24 Apr|
|Light and art converge in the newly illuminated face of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.
|Lighting Science acquires Lighting Partner BV 23 Apr|
|Lighting Science Group's acquisition of Netherlands-based Lighting Partner BV should bring synergies in product design, intellectual property, manufacturing capabilities and channel partnerships. |
|GE opts to have LED traffic signals meet higher standard 22 Apr|
|Ongoing random production unit tests by third-party certification firm Intertek will go beyond ITE standard.
|Distribution deals for Enfis and Samsung Electro-Mechanics 21 Apr|
|Enfis has signed separate distribution agreements with Edmund Optics and Silica, while Samsung Electro-Mechanics GmbH has signed up with European distributor Setron.|
|Cree adds new companies to Solution Provider network 18 Apr|
|The company says the addition of 7 new companies to its Solution Provider Network will accelerate LED adoption and reduce costs.
|Osram Opto opens new Asia regional HQ in Hong Kong 18 Apr|
|The facility will initially house staff to coordinate Asian sales and marketing.
|London looking for LEDs lights in Trafalgar Square fountains 17 Apr|
|The Greater London Authority is looking for a contractor to replace the lighting system in the Trafalgar Square fountains with a new high specification LED lighting system.|
|Light+Building tradeshow breaks records in Frankfurt 17 Apr|
|Light+Building had a big leap in visitor numbers this year, a strong emphasis of energy efficiency, and of course plenty of LEDs. |
|QD Vision wins $14M in government contracts and venture funding
|The awards will help QD Vision introduce its quantum-dot nanotech technology to markets such as consumer electronics, solid state lighting, defense, and security.
|PennWell announces new LED Japan/Strategies in Light event 14 Apr|
|To be held in Tokyo on October 16-17, the conference will center on the worldwide market for high-brightness LEDs.
|Oxford Instruments acquires HVPE developer TDI 11 Apr|
|Technologies and Devices International’s technology will enable Oxford to expand the range of products it already supplies to the HBLED market.
|CML-IT signs distribution deal with Samsung Electro-Mechanics
|Samsung’s range of medium- and high-power illumination LED products are now available through CML-IT.
|Seoul Semiconductor signs patent license with US inventor 10 Apr|
|The Korean LED manufacturer has signed a license agreement to avoid a complaint filed with the International Trade Commission. |
|Texas Tech College receives $9M for nanophotonics research 09 Apr|
|Funding will establish a first-class team whose research will be put to use in miniature, efficient, and bright light sources.
|LED chip maker Bridgelux secures $40 million in financing 08 Apr|
|This funding will allow Bridgelux to take advantage of future robust growth in the LED market and widespread interest in environmentally conscious, clean technologies.|
|Osram and lighting designer Ingo Maurer unveil OLED table lamp 08 Apr|
|The limited-edition table lamp shows the potential of using OLEDs as flexible or transparent light sources with a uniform light-generating surface.
|Philips unveils LED-based solutions for general lighting at Light+Building 08 Apr|
|New LED-based luminaire systems are being introduced for use in home, office, and retail applications.|
|Zumtobel Group teams with Cree to boost innovative LED lighting 08 Apr|
|A new Zumtobel LED Division will implement CREE technology in general lighting products and when entering new market segments.
|Osram opens last section of LED chip factory in Regensburg, Germany 04 Apr|
|Over 7 years of construction, company growth has boosted facility capacity by 50% to 600,000 square feet.|
|Seoul wins LED patent case against AOT, licenses Itswell 03 Apr|
|Seoul has licensed its white LED patent to Itswell, and has been successful in a lawsuit filed against it by AOT. |
|Custom LED lamps for traffic signals win Brazil energy award 03 Apr|
|Custom-made LED replacement lamps using Luxeon LEDs have proved to be a cost-effective alternative to LED traffic signal balls in Brazil.|
|NYSERDA offers $1 million in development funding for SSL products, systems
|Multiple awards of up to $200,000 per project are available from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
|LED walkway lighting evaluated in DOE report 02 Apr|
|A report released by the DOE under its Gateway Demonstration Program evaluates a small installation at an FAA site in New Jersey. |
|Barco launches the world's first "green" digital billboard
|The DB-x20 is environmentally friendly with long-life components that reduce power consumption.
|Meyda Tiffany Lighting installs world’s largest LED chandelier 02 Apr|
|A giant chandelier for a performing arts center uses LED lighting to achieve significant energy savings. |
|IHOP restaurants install fixtures from Cree LED Lighting 01 Apr|
|Several restaurants have installed six-inch LED downlights, which were judged as superior to CFLs. |
|ilumisys and State of Michigan partner in LED lighting research 28 Mar|
|LEDs will replace fluorescent lighting in a State of Michigan office building, allowing research data to be gathered.