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DIA Installs Soraa LED Lamps for Exhibit

Soraa LED lamps illuminate Detroit Institute of Arts--Arts of the Ancient Middle East Gallery

Soraa, a company founded by famous engineer Suji Nakamura, has continued to carve out a niche in the LED lighting market. While its LED lights are not the most efficient or the least costly in terms of lumens per dollar, the company has promoted the superior color rendering of its …

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Osram to Invest in Future of Lighting

Lumileds Luxeon Color

Osram said in a press release about quarterly earnings that the company would continue investing in the lighting market, which is shifting towards semiconductor technology. The company plans to sell its ailing general lighting, conventional lamps business and is still apparently seeking offers to purchase the business. Osram announced an …

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Bridgelux Spins Off Smart Lighting Business; Chinese Investment Group to Acquire Bridgelux

Bridgelux of Livermore, California USA, reported that through a definitive agreement, China Electronics Corporation (CEC), and ChongQing Linkong Development Investment Company will acquire the company. Bridgelux also announced that it will spin off its smart lighting business in a company called Xenio. Xenio will focus on the development of software-enabled …

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Luminus launches 1W SMD LED with 170° Emission Angle

Luminus Devices Inc based in Billerica, Massachusetts, USA, has launched the XNOVA Cube, a 1 watt SMD LED with a 170° viewing angle. Luminus contends that the XNOVA Cube improves system efficacy, reduces cost, and simplifies omni-directional products. Unlike traditional mid-power LEDs, which Luminus says were originally designed for LCD …

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DOE Publishes 2014 SSL Manufacturing R&D Roadmap

The U.S. Department of Energy published the 2014 Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing R&D Roadmap. The updated Roadmap complements the SSL R&D Multi-Year Program Plan that guides the Product Development and Core Technology R&D programs. One of the roadmap’s goals is to guide the Manufacturing R&D program and help direct funding solicitations …

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Streetlights to Power Demand for High-Power LED Shipments Through 2017, according to NPD DisplaySearch

Shipments of high-power LED chips used in streetlights, direct backlit LCD displays, spotlights, and other applications that require higher brightness are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13% between 2014 and 2017, According to NPD Display Search.  The NPD DisplaySearch  forecasts that demand for  high-power …

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