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Eaton?s LED solutions improve lighting efficiency at University of Illinois

Eaton?s LED solutions improve lighting efficiency at the University of Illinois

April 19, 2015: Power management company Eaton announced that it has helped improve the lighting performance and energy efficiency in a campus recreation facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. By replacing almost 400 lighting fixtures in three gymnasiums at the Activities and Recreation Center with Metalux HBLED high-bay lightemitting diode (LED) luminaires, the university?s projected cost avoidance is ...

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Acuity Brands acquires ByteLight

Acuity Brands acquires ByteLight

April 19, 2015: Acuity Brands, Inc. announced it has acquired for cash certain assets, including the patent portfolio and all other intellectual property rights, of ByteLight, Inc., a provider of indoor location software for LED lighting. The combination of ByteLight’s technology with Acuity Brands’ award-winning Visible Light Communication-enabled drivers and LED lighting platforms provides retailers with a method of delivering ...

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How thermal simulation can help LED lighting designers to resolve challenges

How thermal simulation can help LED lighting designers to resolve challenges

By Peter Ross, Contributor, BizLED Bureau April 18, 2015: Lighting designers find LEDs quite flexible light source, which is suitable for all types of applications, be it industrial, commercial or residential. However, the design of LED products is complex and the designers face several challenges?one being the thermal challenge, but with simulation the products can be made reliable and durable. ...

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BOE targets mass production of OLED displays in 2015

BOE targets mass production of OLED displays in 2015

By BizLED Bureau April 17, 2015: China-based BOE Display is set to start its 5.5-Gen LTPS OLED fab in Ordos, as it is about to order OLED production equipment. BOE said that it will start with a small-sized OLED production in the second half of 2015. The capacity of the fab will be 55,000 substrates per month. These will be ...

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EPA releases Draft 2 of Energy Star Lamps specification V2.0

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April 16, 2015: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released of the second draft of the Energy Star lamps specification version 2.0. The specification development process, including subsequent specification drafts and stakeholder comment periods, will be concluded in June 2015 with an effective date of June 2016. Until the Lamps V2.0 Specification is effective, Version 1.1 specification remains in effect. Following ...

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JOLED bags Apple contract for AMOLEDs displays?

JOLED bags Apple contract for AMOLEDs displays?

April 16, 2015: According to a ETNews report, Apple has contracted JOLED (Japan OLED) to manufacture OLED displays for its next-generation iPad tablets. Launched in August 2014 by Japan Display, Sony and Panasonic, JOLED is an OLED medium display producer that focuses on OLEDs for tables, laptops and signages. Earlier it was reported that JOLED will start mass production in ...

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Microlens increases brightness of LED lamps for cars

Microlens increases brightness of LED lamps for cars

By BizLED Bureau April 13, 2015: Taiwan-based auto parts manufacturer Beampro Technology Co Ltd, used a microlens to increase the brightness of LED lamps of vehicles like two-wheelers, cars, etc. The microlens called Cat’s Pupil was showcased at Taipei AMPA & AutoTronics Taipei 2015, a trade show on auto parts. Made of reinforced polycarbonate (PC), the microlens can cut down ...

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Dyson enters LED lighting market

Dyson enters LED lighting market

By BizLED Bureau April 11, 2015: Dyson, which is known for its vacuums, hand dryers, and bladeless fans and heaters, will enter the LED lighting market. The company said that it will enter the lighting market with CSYS task light and the Ariel ceiling light. Dyson’s lights are based on a technology that takes care of overheating problems that many ...

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