2009-09-14

Traxon Installs Stunning Outdoor Media Facade at HAVER & BOECKER’s Office Building

Traxon Technologies announced that it has realized an outstanding IMAGIC WEAVE media facade in Germany at HAVER & BOECKER’s office building in Oelde.
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2009-09-10

OSRAM Adds The Oslon MX ECE To Its LED Automotive Product Portfolio

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors released a new addition to its LED range: the Oslon MX ECE. This low-cost high-power ceramic component is intended for the front light clusters of mid-range vehicles – mainly as daytime running lights. This new LED is an important addition to OSRAM’s extensive product portfolio for the automotive sector.
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2009-09-10

Systems Solutions Scores at Soccer City

System Solutions, part of the Gearhouse South Africa Group of Companies, has been awarded a 39 million South African Rand contract by the City of Johannesburg to supply and install a High Definition IPTV, digital signage video distribution system as well as two large format, high resolution outdoor LED screens at the brand new flagship Soccer City Stadium venue.
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2009-09-09

Plextronics and Novaled to Collaborate on Development of Organic Lighting Technology

Novaled AG, a company dedicated to energy saving and long living OLEDs (Organic Light Emitting Diodes), and Plextronics, Inc., an international company that specializes in conductive organic inks for printed lighting, solar and other electronics, recently announced that they have agreed to jointly develop doped and solution processed organic materials for OLED applications.
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2009-09-09

OSRAM Releases Ledstixx — The Glowing "Magic Wand" for Style-Conscious Design-Lovers

The new OSRAM LEDstixx offers discerning design devotees a striking and decorative form of LED lighting. Measuring some 22 cm in length, the rounded silver light stick has four LEDs along its lateral side, lending it the look of a gleaming magic wand. With a multitude of different mounting options, it can conjure a glow around all those features that are crying out for accentuation.
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2009-09-04

Kinoton To Launch Unique Transparent 360° LED Display at IBC

Kinoton GmbH has announced the availability of the Litefast MAGIC 360° Display, a crystal-clear 360-degrees LED display.
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2009-09-04

GLO AB Closes SEK 82M Series B Investment Round

Lund (Sweden) based nanowire semiconductor LED developer GLO AB today announced the closing of an SEK 82 million Series B investment round.
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2009-08-27

OSRAM’s Oslon LX LEDs Pack Almost 80% of Their Light into The Light Guide

As the smallest 1 W LEDs for backlighting LCD displays, the two white versions of the Oslon LX from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors provide strong light that can be very efficiently injected into thin light guides with the aid of an optimized lens. The displays can therefore be made ultra-thin and can be uniformly illuminated even with single-side injection.
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2009-08-25

OSRAM’s New Reception Building Lit Entirely by LEDs, Features both Energy Saving and Design Versatility

OSRAM Opto today announces that its new reception building at Semiconductors’ head office in Regensburg (Germany) is lit by LEDs for all the lighting functions – workspace, general room, effects and outdoor lighting. Compared with conventional lights, LEDs make completely innovative lighting designs possible while saving energy too – for example, 35 percent alone in the case of white light illumination, according to OSRAM.
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2009-08-18

Bayer Materialscience Introduces UV-Stabilized Polycarbonate Resin

As part of its commitment to the growing LED (light-emitting diode) lighting market, Bayer MaterialScience LLC has introduced a new grade of polycarbonate resin to its already extensive portfolio. The new grade, Makrolon® LED2243, was developed as a UV-stabilized, high-light transmission addition to Bayer MaterialScience’s existing materials for LED applications.
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2009-08-14

OSRAM Releases New 8 Watt Parathom Classic LED Lamp

OSRAM has recently introduced its new Parathom Classic LED lamp. With an average service life of 25,000 hours, the new product requires just 8 Watts to achieve the same light output as incandescent lamps, i.e. 80 percent less energy. All told, every lamp will save almost EUR 200 in electricity, as well as more than 400 kg of CO2 emissions, according to the company. The LED lamp will be commercially available as of August.
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2009-08-13

OSRAM Developed Direct Emitting Green Ingan Laser with 50 mW in the Laboratory

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors today announced a major breakthrough in the laboratory with its direct emitting green indium-gallium-nitride laser. It achieves an optical output of 50 mW and emits light in true green with a wavelength of 515 nm. Compared with semiconductor lasers based on current technology that operate with frequency doubling, direct emitting green lasers are more compact, offer greater temperature stability, are easier to control and have higher modulation capability, according to the company.
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2009-08-13

Europe Turns to Energy Efficient Lighting

European consumers are switching to green products as a result of the EU ban on incandescent lamps. According to a market research company, sales of traditional light bulbs fell by up to 35 percent in the first quarter of 2009 in a number of European countries. Increases in purchases of regular light bulbs are a regional phenomenon, particularly in Germany and Austria. EU ban on incandescent lamps will help consumers and the climate
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2009-08-13

Test facility in Fürth Demonstrates the Future of LED Street Lighting

A street lighting test facility with LED technology has now been set up in Fürth near Nuremberg, Germany. A total of six LED lamps have been installed on the road to the airport in the town’s north and will provide an insight into the street lighting of tomorrow.
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2009-08-05

OSRAM Shows Results of Complete Life-cycle Assessment for LED Lamps

A study on the life-cycle assessment (LCA) of LED lamps by OSRAM shows the latest generation of lamps achieves a very high score for environmental friendliness. This study involved a close look at their entire life-cycle – how much energy and raw materials the lamp consumes in terms of production, use and disposal and the environmental impact involved in the process. The result was that today’s LED lamps achieve the LCA values of compact fluorescent lights and are far superior to conventional incandescent lamps.
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2009-07-29

e:cue Lighting Control Introduces Light-Drive Elite - Innovative DMX Controller with An Elegant Touch of Simplicity

e:cue lighting control – An OSRAM Company, introduces light-drive elite, its first standalone DMX controller and user interface for dynamic RGB LED lighting that does not require software programming. Users can easily control intensity, color, and speed as well as setup their favorite color-changing effects through light-drive elite’s glass interface with touch-sensitive keys and touch wheel.
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2009-07-24

M-TUBE High Brightness: First Homogeneous LED Light System

Unlike conventional LED strips which emit isolated, lined up spots of light, the M-TUBE from MENTOR is the first LED light guide system that dissipitates light perfectly homogeneous to the environment. The principle of the targeted light reflection along a crystal clear light guide makes this possible: The light is simply fed in at the side of two LED housings and is dissipitated in a targeted way to the environment along an imprinted reflector line inside the bar.
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2009-07-10

Osram Sylvania Brings Lighting Efficiency and Aesthetics to KAM Handbag Show Cabinets

Company Helps the Major Women’s handbag Manufacturer Go Green with LED Cabinet Solutions
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2009-07-08

Daktronics LED Display Features Real-time Carbon Counter

Van Wagner Communications recently chose Daktronics Inc. to design and manufacture a new, light emitting diode (LED) display as a component of a spectacular new sign for its client, DB Climate Change Advisors, an institutional and alternatives climate change business of Deutsche Asset Management, a business division of Deutsche Bank AG. The curved LED display functions as the world's first scientifically valid, real-time carbon counter.
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2009-06-11

Fraunhofer Shows OLED-based Small Projector Prototype without DLPs

An image being projected by the OLED panel-based small projector Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) of Germany exhibited an OLED-based small projector at SID Display Week 2009.
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2009-06-10

Osram LEDs Selected for High-power Stage Lighting

PR Lighting Ltd of Guangzhou, China (which supplies intelligent stage lighting, architectural lighting and LED lighting products) said recently that it had chosen Golden DRAGON LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors for its XLED 590 intelligent wash light. XLED 590 intelligent wash light, incorporating Osram'’s Diamond DRAGON RGB LEDs for high-power stage lighting.
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2009-06-03

LUXEON Rebel LEDs Power Next-Generation Floodlight

Steinel, a German manufacturer of intelligent lighting fixtures, has introduced its XLed range of security floodlights powered by LUXEON Rebel LEDs that use one-third of the energy consumed by conventional floodlights. The XLed is available as the XLed 25, with 25 LUXEON Rebel for very high luminous flux and total power consumption of about 60 watts, and the more compact XLed 10 with 10 LUXEON Rebel and total power consumption of approximately 25 watts.
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2009-06-03

Chinese Academy of Sciences Orders AIXTRON MOCVD Tool for Lasers and LEDs

AIXTRON AG recenlty announced that the Institute of Semiconductors of The Chinese Academy of Sciences, located in Beijing, PR China, has placed an order for one Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) 3x2 inch MOCVD system. Ordered in the first quarter and to be shipped in third quarter 2009, the new tool will be used for the research and development of semiconductor lasers and LEDs.
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2009-06-01

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Showcases High-power IR Portfolio at Sensor+Test

OSRAM Opto will show the latest developments for CCTV and night vision systems in Nuremberg at the Sensor+Test, the international trade fair for sensor, measuring and testing technologies. At the joint “Cluster Sensorik” booth in Hall 12/233 OSRAM will present their flagship, the infrared OSTAR Lighting and also the infrared OSTAR Observation, Golden Dragon and Power TopLED with lens.
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2009-05-27

Cree Raises Financial Targets for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009

Cree, Inc. today announced increased revenue and earnings targets for its fiscal fourth quarter ending June 28, 2009. Cree now targets revenue in a range of $143 million to $150 million with GAAP earnings of $0.07 to $0.09 per diluted share and non-GAAP earnings of $0.15 to $0.17 per diluted share, based on an estimated 89 million diluted weighted average shares. Targeted non-GAAP earnings exclude expenses related to the amortization of acquired intangibles of $0.03 per diluted share, and stock-based compensation expense of $0.05 per diluted share.
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2009-05-26

OSRAM LEDs Illuminate Hamburg Landmark in the Night

The Lindenplatz in Hamburg's St. Georg district, a city landmark and also the place the German company Siemens is based, has recently been redesigned with LED solutions by the company in collaboration with the city of Hamburg as well as some local businesses. The lighting manufacturer OSRAM, part of Siemens' industry business unit, has provided the LED lighting modules used in the project.
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2009-05-15

The 90 lm/W White OLEDs of Dresden University and Novaled Surpass Efficiency of Fluorescent Tubes

Researchers at the Technical University of Dresden and Novaled AG have collaborated to create a 90 lm/W OLED luminaire. The OLED has a brightness of 1,000 cd/m2 according to the researchers. The OLED light engine with a 3-D light extraction technology reportedly achieved an efficacy of 124 lm/W.
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2009-05-07

AIXTRON and Semileds Announce Success in Fabrication of GaN-based Blue LED Chips on 6-inch Sapphire Wafers

AIXTRON and Semileds has just announced their successful cooperated fabrication of GaN-based blue LED chips on 6-inch sapphire wafers. Not only were optical results encouraging but also the process is sufficiently close to production compatibility that the company should soon be able to reap the rewards from larger wafers.
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2009-05-06

Osram Introduces Ultra-white Oslon LED in 3 x 3 mm Package

OSRAM Opto has released the new ultra-white Oslon SSL LED in a package measuring just 3 x 3 mm. The Oslon LED has a typical luminous efficacy value of 100 lm/W, and features simplified thermal management, high reliability and a beam angle of 80°. The Oslon LED is an LED in the 1 W class and meets the requirements for use in general lighting, like in spotlights, desk lights and ceiling floodlights.
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2009-04-30

Leica Microsystems Presents Innovative LED Illumination Modules for Microscopy

At the SMT (Systems Integration in Microelectronics) fair in Nuremberg, Leica Microsystems is presenting its innovative LED illumination modules for stereomicroscopes, which offer optimum illumination even for difficult material samples. Thanks to modern LED technology, operating costs are significantly lower than for conventional halogen illumination. 
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