2024-05-22

New high-power horticulture LED from ams OSRAM achieves industry-leading energy efficiency

The OSCONIQ® P 3737 high-power LED achieves industry-leading wall plug efficiency of 83.2 % in Hyper Red, enabling unique output levels and cost savings Vegetable, flower, and other growers benefit from a stable photon flux thanks to the Q90 lifetime of 102,000 hours From June 11 to 13, ams OSRAM will present the latest highlight products from its horticultural lighting portfolio at GreenTech Amsterdam 2024 Premstaetten, Austria, and Munich, Germany (May 21, 2024) -- Energy-efficient LED solutions are important levers that greenhouse opera...
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2024-05-21

Fluence Drives Improved Yields with Cannabis Cultivator Clade9

In the first grow cycle since installing Fluence’s RAPTR LED light fixtures, California-based specialty grower Clade9 experienced 70% higher yields while maintaining product quality AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (May 15, 2024) — Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today results from its successful partnership with California cannabis cultivator Clade9. In the first grow cycle under Fluence LEDs, Clade9 experienced a yie...
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2024-05-17

LED Auto Rack Railcar Lighting by INPS

Enhancing Visibility in Autorack Railcars In the dimly lit confines of an Autorack railcar, small perforations offer the only glimmers of light, sourced from distant yard lights. These external lights often lack the intensity required for safe and efficient loading and unloading, posing challenges to workers navigating the narrow dimensions of railcars. Recognizing the need for improved visibility, INPS has introduced an innovative modular LED light system specifically designed for Autorack railcars. This system was engineered to enhance worker safety and streamline...
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2024-05-17

Thailand: Gov-backed complex of vertical farm and greenhouses officially inaugurated

"Whilst we're in our first phase of the project, the team will be growing leafy greens year-round via a combination of a vertical farm and greenhouse complexes. Phase two will commence next year, so we can even improve those numbers reaching 620 tons of leafy greens per year and eventually dipping our toes into strawberries. Once the strawberry farm is set, we're projecting a yield of 12 tons per year," says Krisana Tamvimol, Founder and CEO of Distar Fresh. Mae Mo district has officially opened its green initiative project that includes a vertical farm faci...
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2024-05-16

Producing 60 million ready-to-grow young plants in 45-acre greenhouses

Just south of London, Ontario, the relatively small and unassuming Highway 3 cuts east to west through flat cornfields and gently rolling wilderness. This beautiful countryside is speckled with farmsteads, while horses graze on bright green grasses that stretch to boreal forests on the horizon. When driving this highway, you may get the feeling you're in the middle of nowhere, however, this couldn't be further from the truth. When you zoom out, the rows of cornstalks and black spruce disappear, and the bigger picture takes shape. This is the middle of everywhere. Ontario ...
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2024-05-15

Ferme Gadbois turns to tech to grow strawberry year-round

Ferme Gadbois, established in the 1850s in Saint-Barnabé-Sud, Quebec, carries a long-standing tradition of agriculture, nurtured through six generations. The farm is an integral part of the community. In the 1940s, third-generation family members began selling their strawberries locally. The goal was to enhance direct consumer access while working with regional merchants. Since 1989, the focus has shifted mainly to strawberries, while embracing sustainable farming practices. Recently, the family-run farm set out to grow strawberries year-round. It was a project pla...
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2024-05-15

Cree LED Redefines Light Output and Optical Performance for Portable Lighting

New XLamp XFL LEDs are fully specified and optimized for flashlights and other portable lighting applications  Cree LED has just launched the new XLamp® XFL LED family, comprised of three LEDs designed for maximum performance in flashlights and other portable lighting applications. XLamp XFL LEDs for Portable Applications The XFL10K, our brightest portable application LED yet, delivers up to 20,000 lumens – over three times the output of a car’s high-beam headlights! Each XFL LED is tailored for specific lum...
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2024-05-02

New LUXEON HL4X Delivers the Light for Very-High Output Lighting Applications and Improves System Efficiency

Lumileds’ latest high-power LED uses the familiar 3535 footprint and shares existing optics enabling simple and fast performance upgrades Lumileds announced the release of its LUXEON HL4X power LED that delivers the lighting industry’s highest output and efficacy; it furthers the ability for lighting manufacturers to standardize their designs around a common footprint and proves that meaningful LED efficacy gains are still possible. LUXEON HL4X is designed specifically for outdoor and industrial applications such as stadium lights, streetlights, an...
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2024-05-02

XLamp® Horizon Horticulture LEDs

New XLamp® Horticulture LEDs reduce height between lighting and plants to provide more uniform lighting and lower costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Since these systems are designed to maximize yields for plants and animals, they require different metrics than lighting products designed around the human visual system. New XLamp® Horizon LEDs feature two horticulture beam angles to enable luminaires to be mounted up to 40% closer to the plant canopy ...
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2024-04-30

Nottingham’s LED lighting programme is now complete

The programme has successfully replaced over 36,000 lights with new LED sources, in partnership with Enerveo. Nottingham City Council secured a grant for £7m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to upgrade street lights in all the city’s wards with new, energy-efficient LEDs. As part of this ambitious project, subway lighting and signage lights were also upgraded. The programme began in July 2022, starting with Sherwood and Clifton and most recently finishing up in St Ann’s, the Meadows and the Dales. LEDs were installed ward by war...
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2024-04-29

Work begins on Crescent City Connection LED project

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Crescent City Connection (CCC) is undergoing a literal glow-up. Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) District Engineer Scott Boyle confirmed to FOX 8 that work has begun on the installation of LED lights on the bridge. He said the goal is to have it completed in time for Super Bowl LIX (Feb. 9, 2025). “It’s going to take some time and effort to get there, but we’re certainly excited about what this is going to mean for the city as far as showcasing these two iconic stru...
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2024-04-29

LEDVANCE ILLUMINATES FENIE ENERGÍA’S HEADQUARTERS WITH CUTTING-EDGE LED OFFICE LIGHTING SOLUTION

Efficient, Interactive, Customized – Setting New Standards in Workplace Illumination. The LEDVANCE project team in Spain has delivered a state-of-the-art lighting solution for FENIE ENERGÍA’s headquarters in Madrid, characterized by efficiency, interactivity, and customization. Through the implementation of modern LED technology and sophisticated control systems, the lighting concept not only achieves remarkable energy savings and cost reductions but also ensures exceptional light quality tailored to the specific needs of each workspac...
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2024-04-26

ZHIYUN POWERS UP ITS COMPACT COB LED LIGHTS WITH THE MOLUS G300

Zhiyun has announced the new Molus G300 compact COB LED light (buy here). Offering up to 300 watts of output power during regular use, the Molus G300 is a lot of light in a very small package. But it also has a Max mode to temporarily bump it up to 500W. It’s a bi-colour LED offering a range of 2700K up to 6500K, topping out at 20,300 lux at its peak brightness (15,500 lux max during regular operation). As we’d expect, it has a high CRI of 95+ and a TLCI of 97+. Zhiyun Molus G300 – Up to 500W of output Zhiyun’s take on ho...
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2024-04-26

Horticulture Lighting for Sport Fields

All people in sports business know how important it is to maintain the grass of sports fields in perfect shape. To achieve this, different products are applied in order to provide all the nutrients and protection to turf grass. However, maybe we are missing a very important aspect... What about light? Nowadays, sports business demands the best and most modern architecture in stadiums. Nevertheless sometimes some factors such as lighting must be sacrificed in order to achieve architectural demands and create new, modern and impressive stadiums.  Grass requires ...
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2024-04-25

Sollum enriches its variable spectra lighting system for horticulture

Enhancements to “SUN as a Service” aim at improved electricity management and recipe optimization. They’ll even keep the lights on when the utility might want to stop the flow. Horticultural LED lighting company Sollum Technologies, which hangs its hat on providing controls that allow growers to alter spectra, intensity, and dose on the fly, is now adding features to that system. The Montreal-based company has enhanced its SUN as a Service (SUNaaS) cloud-based software to help growers further limit their electricity expenditures, but also, convers...
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2024-04-18

Signify puts up LED street lights in AP’s 61 tribal villages

Hyderabad: Signify, a lighting solutions company, said it has provided LED streetlights to 61 tribal and marginal villages in Parvathipuram Manyam district, Andhra Pradesh. The project was executed in partnership with a NGO, Jana Kalyana Samakhya, under its CSR initiative, Har Gaon Roshan. The company in a release said that the project has helped more than 16,500 villagers and over 3,900 households with 700 high-quality energy efficient outdoor streetlights. The illuminated streets have reduced the risk of human-wildlife conflict cases, providing more time for e...
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2024-04-17

How are Chinese LED Companies Tapping into Overseas Markets?

How are Chinese LED Companies Tapping into Overseas Markets? Overseas Markets Become a Crucial Driving Force for LED Display Manufacturers Most LED display companies delivered satisfactory performances in 2023. Unilumin expects to achieve a net profit attributable to shareholders of between 130.7262 million yuan and 169.9441 million yuan in 2023, a year-on-year increase of 105.46% to 167.09%. Liantronics forecasts a net profit attributable to shareholders of between 7.5 million yuan and 11.25 million yuan in 2023, compared to a loss of 57.9503 million yu...
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2024-04-15

Philips Hue expands partnership with Samsung SmartThings

Philips Hue expands partnership with Samsung SmartThings and brings updates to the Philips Hue Sync TV app   Philips Hue and Samsung SmartThings expand their collaboration to optimize the interaction between the Philips Hue Sync TV app, Samsung TVs, and the SmartThings ecosystem The Philips Hue Sync TV app will be made available as a monthly subscription plan in addition to the one-time purchase option The Philips Hue Sync TV app will be released in Brazil, Hong Kong, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia ...
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2024-04-15

Signify introduces new UltraEfficient and 3D printed innovations

Signify introduces new UltraEfficient and 3D printed innovations, supporting the transition to energy-efficient, sustainable workspaces Philips PowerBalance UltraEfficient LED luminaire enables energy savings of up to 21.7%1 compared with other prevalent LED Luminaire offerings 3D-printed Philips MyCreation luminaires offer on-demand style without compromise Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, introduces cutting-edge solutions that effectively illuminate workspaces, support productivity and acc...
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2024-04-15

XLamp® S Line Horticulture LEDs

New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested in single color LEDs, broad spectrum phosphor-converted LEDs or combinations of the two, Cree LED has new products and upgraded performance across most of our horticulture portfolio to take your horticulture lighting products to the next level. Elevate your yields, reduce expenses and unlock new levels of success with Cree L...
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2024-04-15

NEW XLamp® XHP High Density & High Intensity 3V LEDs for Portable Applications

Cree LED delivers superior brightness, light quality and efficiency for portable applications. Our XLamp® LEDs are ideally suited for torch, flashlight, tactical flashlight, head lamp, bike light, weapon light and lantern portable applications. New XHP High Density & High Intensity 3V Versions Fresnel Lens Spotlight Reference Design Convoy M3-C Flashlight Reference Design Overcurrent Application Note Cree LED Portable LED Portfolio: Lumen Optimized Cree LED Portable LED Portfolio: Beam Distance Opt...
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2024-04-12

Hama releases new smart RGB Neon LED light strip

Hama has launched its new Neon LED light strip in Europe for indoor and outdoor use. The RGB smart light offers various colors and lighting effects with remote app-based controls or voice commands. Other features include music and gaming effects, and a dynamic sunset scene. The Hama Neon LED light strip has been launched in the EU. (Image source: Hama) The Hama Neon LED light strip is now on sale in the EU. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, thanks to an IP65 dust and water resistance rating, the LED light strip is 5 m (~16 ft) long and is made with ...
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2024-04-09

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2024 Second-Quarter Results

Solid Execution Continues Delivering Margin Expansion and EPS Growth Delivered Net Sales of $906M, a 4% Decline Compared to the Prior Year Grew Operating Profit to $118M, up 6% Over the Prior Year; Adjusted Operating Profit of $140M, up 6% Over the Prior Year Reported Diluted EPS of $2.84, up 11% Over the Prior Year; Adjusted Diluted EPS of $3.38, up 11% Over the Prior Year Generated $293M in Year-to-Date Cash Flow from Operations ATLANTA, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc...
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2024-04-08

Legendary Cannabis Grower David Holmes on LED Conversion: ‘The Results Blew Us Away’

For the past 25 years, David Holmes has been growing cannabis indoors and has experienced firsthand the peaks and valleys of California’s cannabis market. Widely recognized in the industry as an expert in his craft, Holmes has successfully scaled his cultivation from much smaller warehouses and garages as a pioneer of California’s gray market to now operating several thousand square feet of canopy in facilities in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The well-known LA-based cultivator, CEO and founder of Clade9 specializes in premium flower that has attracted a l...
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2024-04-08

NASA Research Boosts LED Lamps for Home and Garden

Astronaut Andrew Morgan waters plants in the Veg-04B experiment on the space station. This space botany research is one of several studies into how to provide fresh food for crews on long-term space missions. Credits: NASA NASA’s exploration requires research into how light affects both humans and plants: John Glenn’s first trip into Earth orbit lasted just under five hours, but today, astronauts regularly stay six months or longer on the International Space Station. Experiencing over a dozen sunrises and sunsets each day means an astronaut’...
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2024-04-03

Godox KNOWLED P600R and P1200R RGB LED Panels Announced

Godox is announcing two new, high-power, hard RGB LED panels. Aimed at professionals and medium-large production studios, the Godox KNOWLED P600R and P1200R panels combine high output, rugged build, modular compatibility, and advanced control methods. Both panels support a wide CCT range of 1,800-10,000K, as well as full RGB coverage. The P600R offers CRI 96 / TLCI96 while its bigger P1200R brother offers CRI 96 / TLCI 98. This impressive spec list is only part of the story, so let’s dive in. The lighting market has grown significan...
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2024-04-02

OCAL SPORTS Bandits introduce LED lighting upgrades at Modern Woodmen Park

In cooperation with the City of Davenport and Musco Lighting, the Quad Cities River Bandits have announced the installation of an upgraded LED field lighting system at Modern Woodmen Park, a news release says. Modern Woodmen Park (OurQuadCities.com) Custom designed and manufactured by Musco, the Total Light Control—TLC for LED lighting system increases light levels on the field by more than 40 percent and brings the historic venue into compliance with Major League Baseball’s enhanced lighting standards. Key benefits of the system upgrade ...
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2024-03-22

One Floral begins LED lighting trial with Sollum Technologies

The trial marks One Floral's first-ever foray into LED lighting. Photo Credit: One Floral Group Greenhouse plant grower One Floral Group is conducting its first-ever foray into LED lighting with SUNaa LED grow lights supplied by Sollum Technologies. Based in Leamington, Ont., One Floral has been propagating a variety of flower and vegetable crops distributed to clients across North America. With a particular focus on developing floral solutions, One Floral has decided to conduct a trial with LEDs, with the goal of bringing more efficiency t...
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2024-03-20

'Bright future': LED wall now operational at Regina's John Hopkins Soundstage

Regina is now officially home to an LED Volume Wall, an essential tool in the expanding industry of virtual film production. The wall is a system of linked LED panels used to project any locale - real or imagined. The system is a crucial part of virtual productions by combining digital cinematography, LED volumes, game engines and processing platforms. The grand unveiling took place at the John Hopkins Regina Soundstage on Monday. The system was brought to Saskatchewan in partnership with local production company Karma Film and Volume Global. With the ad...
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2024-03-20

Walsall Council to convert streetlights to low Energy LED lighting, reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions

Walsall Council’s plan to convert 23,000 streetlights to low energy LED lighting is due to reach completion this April. The initiative began in April 2022 and is projected to deliver significant reductions in energy usage and carbon emissions. Alongside the lantern conversion, the council have installed remote monitoring that allows them to identify issues and control lighting levels. LED light direction eliminates glare and reduces light pollution. Residents have experience minimal disruption during the conversion, with each light taking less than 30 minutes to ch...
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The OSCONIQ® P 3737 high-power LED achieves industry-leading wall plug efficiency of 83.2 % in Hyper Red, enabling unique output levels and cost savings Vegetable, flower, and other growers benefit from a stable photon flux thanks to the Q... READ MORE

New XLamp XFL LEDs are fully specified and optimized for flashlights and other portable lighting applications  Cree LED has just launched the new XLamp® XFL LED family, comprised of three LEDs designed for maximum performance in flash... READ MORE