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Indian standards on LED

Indian standards on LED

By BizLED Bureau June 1, 2015: As a part of the National Policy on Electronics (NPE), and with a view to align with NPE, Government of India has decided to develop and mandate standards for LED lighting. Govt scheme for Indian standards on LED Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY) has notified ?Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory ...

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Are you aware of international standards for LED lamps and luminaires?

Are you aware of international standards for LED lamps and luminaires?

Complied by Sam Moretto, Contributor, BizLED Bureau May 29, 2015: With 2015 being the International Year of Light, the global LED industry is upbeat about the growth of the industry in 2015. UNESCO and other stakeholders of the International Year of Light will promote energy-efficient LED lighting as the next generation lighting system. It is also true that consumers are ...

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Lumen output testing is needed for reliability

Lumen output testing is needed for reliability

By Peter Rosholt, Contributor, BizLED Bureau May 25, 2015: While buying an LED light, a consumer may not be aware of lumen maintenance, but a designer or a manufacturer knows how important it is to measure lumen maintenance to enhance the life of LED lighting products, as their basic goal is to meet the right lighting needs of the end ...

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Industry assessing future of color standard by combining CRI and GAI

Industry assessing future of color standard by combining CRI and GAI

By BizLED Bureau May 18, 2015: The LED industry is currently assessing the future of color standard by combining metrics like color rendering index (CRI) and gamut area index (GAI). The number of colors that are used to determine CRI?s ability of LEDs is also being assessed. Research centers like Pennsylvania State University and Lighting Research Center (LRC) are carrying ...

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New UL programme to speed up LED luminaire certification

New UL programme to speed up LED luminaire certification

By BizLED Bureau May 5, 2015: With the aim to help LED luminaire manufacturers and provide them with an efficient method to produce LED luminaire products, global safety science leader Underwriters Laboratories (UL) announced the Type TL programme. It is a set of guidelines for a certification which has been developed to create an efficient manufacturing process for to make ...

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IES to come up with new color quality metrics

IES to come up with new color quality metrics

By BizLED Bureau May 4, 2015: The LED industry is talking about a new color quality metric. It is reportedly said that Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is set to make public a two-metric system that would separately characterize color fidelity and gamut in light sources, while delivering more actionable data than the legacy color rendering index (CRI). IES is likely ...

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ANSI develops testing standards for LED driver

ANSI develops testing standards for LED driver

By BizLED Bureau April 29, 2015: The standard making agencies like Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) have published several LED lighting test standards related documents since 2008, when the first LED lighting test standard?IES LM-79?was developed. But surprisingly, there is no testing standard for driver electronics in ...

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Scheme to curb low quality LED lamps will start in India from May 7

Scheme to curb low quality LED lamps will start in India from May 7

By BizLED Bureau April 27, 2015: Manufacture and supply of low cost and low quality LED lighting products continuously threaten the manufacturers in India. However, to take care of this issue, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeiTY), under the Union Ministry of Information Technology and Communications, has started the Compulsory Registration Order (CRO) scheme, which will become operational ...

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