Adura launches LED light engines optimized for horticultural lighting fixtures

Cree LEDs, including some of the Photo Red horticultural LEDs, are combined with LEDiL optics and Adura SinkPad technology in the 1966-GLA and 1950-GLA horticultural LED light engines. Light-engine manufacturer Adura has announced two new modular LED light engines that specifically target horticultural solid-state lighting (SSL) applications. The finished modules include LEDs, optics, and thermal […]


4,000 Years of Jewelry Take Center Stage at Museum of Fine Arts Boston

If one thing has remained consistent throughout the history of jewelry design, it’s the impulse to draw inspiration from previous eras. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s (MFA) new exhibition “Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry” features work created over a span of 4,000 years, from the ancient Egyptians, to the 19th-century revival movement, to the […]


Acoulite adds John Cullen Lighting to portfolio

(UAE) – John Cullen Lighting to celebrate 35th anniversary with new Dubai office opening.  Acoulite has announced its partnership with John Cullen Lighting in the UAE. Acoulite is known for providing designer products for its clients, including: FLOS, FUTURE Designs and Tom Dixon so it was only natural that it teamed up with John Cullen Lighting to work with […]


Echelon announces tunable-white outdoor LED lighting trial

White Bear Lake in Minnesota now boasts a white-point-tunable solid-state lighting installation in its central Railroad Park based on Echelon Lumewave technology. While we regularly cover white-point-tunable indoor lighting based on LED sources, tunable systems outdoors have largely been limited to façade lighting of architectural structures and most often has been dynamic colored lighting. Now, […]


Seoul Semiconductor Starts Mass Production of its Patented Filament LEDs

Seoul Semiconductor, a world leader in LED-technology, announced the immediate start of the mass production of its LED Chip-On-Board Package for use in LED filament bulbs, a market currently estimated to be $1.3 billion globally. Mr. Ki-bum Nam, CTO of Seoul Semiconductor, said, “Based on its strong patents, Seoul Semiconductor will continue to increase its […]


Philips acquires French Li-Fi company

The Dutch lighting giant quietly picked up Luciom late last year, and has already moved it to Eindhoven. Holland’s Philips Lighting has quietly acquired a small French company specializing in visible light communications (VLC) in a move believed to be aimed at boosting Philips’ capabilities in Li-Fi, the light-based technology expected to provide Wi-Fi-like two-way […]


Zhaga approves Books 14 and 16 for LED light engines, appoints test labs

Books for linear and circular LED light engines can now be used by Zhaga members in SSL luminaire designs, while Zhaga has formally approved test labs for Book 14 linear products. The Zhaga Consortium has announced that two new books defining LED light engines (LLEs) have been approved for use by consortium members in solid-state […]


Lighting in UK rail stations fails to meet standards

Lighting at stations served by Southern trains needs to be brought up to code before controversial plans to allow train drivers to operate doors can be brought into place. Aslef, the train driver’s union, has claimed that the view of closed-circuit television screens in driver’s cabs is not good enough after dark or in poor light, […]


Labsphere Launches Type D Benchtop Goniospectrometer

Labsphere, Inc. has released its newest light metrology solution, a full feature Type D Goniospectrometer that fits securely on a lab bench. Labsphere provides innovative solutions for a wide range of applications including LED/SSL lighting, remote sensing, imager/consumer camera, automotive, defense and security, health and biomedical optics to both Production and Research environments. Labsphere’s Type […]