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New 8’ LED Plug-And-Play Tubes Big Hit At LightFair 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/26/2015 CONTACT: David Shiller, Espen Technology Inc. 412-897-6432 david@espentech.com New 8’ LED Plug-And-Play Tubes Big Hit At LightFair 2015 Santa Fe Springs, CA | May 26, 2015 Espen Technology, a leading manufacturer of LED and fluorescent products

Smart Lighting Heats Up

Startups selling Internet-connected lightbulbs are rising. Lighting giants like Philips and GE? Reeling. You could feel the excitement at the 2015 Lightfair, the annual lighting-industry trade show, held this year in New York City. General Electric GE -0.83% , one

New OLED Lighting Report for May 2015 To Be Released

Industry analyst firm n-tech Research has announced it will be releasing its latest report on the OLED lighting market the week of May 26th.  The report, “OLED Lighting 2015-2022: Reassessing Markets and Momentum” continues the firm’s coverage of the OLED

HID Lamp Indexes Decline During First Quarter 2015

Sodium vapor lamp shipments fell 11.5 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to the same period last year. Shipments of mercury vapor lamps retreated by 18.4 percent year-over-year (y/y). Although the index for metal halide lamps registered a modest

Leviton Acquires Intense Lighting, LLC

Leviton announced the acquisition of Intense Lighting, LLC, a leading solutions-based manufacturer of LED luminaires. Intense Lighting, based in Anaheim, Calif., enhances Leviton’s current product offerings with a wide variety of specification grade LED lighting solutions for the commercial, hospitality,

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Philips Launches Wireless LED Smart Light Hue Go

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Philips Hue Go is an iF Design award winning, fully portable wireless lamp with all of the clever connectivity features of Philips Hue, meaning that it is now possible to experience the light that you want, wherever you want as

Data Transmission Through Light by Craig DiLouie

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This NECA Electric TV video provides an introduction to LiFi–the use of visible light as a source of data transmission. It’s already being done with lasers, and now the potential of using LED luminaires is being explored. In the general

Switchmate Develops a Technology That Will Turn Your Dumb Old Incandescent Lights into Smart Ones

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Switchmate’s http://www.myswitchmate.com/ plastic cover snaps over a conventional light switch and adds Bluetooth connectivity to it. Fire up an app on your smartphone, and suddenly you can usher your brainless incandescent bulbs into the modern digital era. All without the purchase

GE’s Lighting-Based Indoor Positioning Solution

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Indoor location technology embedded inside GE LED lighting fixtures will deliver high-value applications to retailers, providing the ability to understand the precise location of shoppers using an opt-in application on their smartphones and tablets. The solution combines Visible Light Communication

The Industrial Internet and the Future of Lighting

The Industrial Internet and the Future of Lighting

Watch GE Lighting President & CEO Maryrose Sylvester discuss the massive transformation underway in the lighting industry as the old incandescent lightbulb is replaced with smart LED systems and cities, companies, and consumers are empowered to cut costs and energy

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Forest Lighting T8 LED Lamp

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The Forest Lighting T8 LED Lamp is designed to perform efficiently in places where old-fashioned fluorescent lamps had been used. Our T8 LED tubes incorporate integral drivers, so out-moded failure-prone fluorescent ballasts are eliminated. Lighting systems are simplified. Forest Lighting

Soraa Directional Wireless LED Lamps


The PAR30L LED lamp offers wireless control and provides users a variety of customizable remote functions, including dimming, control of lamps in user-defined groups, and user-designed preset lighting scenes. Due to the directional nature of the lamps, lighting layers can

Acuity Duet SSL™ Technology Showcases Luminaires Integrating LED and OLED Tech

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Optimizing both to produce refined aesthetics, photometric performance, superior lighting quality and cost effectiveness. Duet SSL blends the use of OLED – celebrated for its soft uniform glow, thin forms and diffused light – and LED – trusted as a

ConTech Introduces the R2A Series, 2” Adjustable LED Recessed Downlight

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This innovative downlight features a universal LED module that consists of a high output multi-chip LED array arranged into a single package, enabling precise optical control. Precision TIR Optics produce Spot (11°), Medium (27°), and Flood (40°) beam distributions. Available

Cree Redefines the Discrete Power MOSFET Landscape with the Industry’s First 900V SiC MOSFET

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Cree, Inc. has introduced its latest breakthrough in SiC power device technology: the industry’s first 900V MOSFET platform. Optimized for high frequency power electronics applications, including renewable energy inverters, electric vehicle charging systems, and three-phase industrial power supplies, the new

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