Cree Smart Bulbs Change Color for Just $10

Cree’s new line of hub-free smart bulbs include a color-changing 100-watt replacement bulb as well as indoor and outdoor floodlights. The Cree Connected Max series of smart bulbs need no hub to connect with Alexa or Google. Pricing starts at

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Cree, Inc. to Sell LED Business to SMART Global Holdings, Inc. for up to $300 Million

Under the terms of the agreement, which has been approved by the Company’s board of directors, Cree expects to receive an initial cash payment of $50 million upon closing and $125 million to be paid upon maturity of a seller

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University of Washington Retrofits Dempsey Center with High-Bay LEDs

Cree Lighting has released details of an LED retrofit project on the University of Washington campus in the Dempsey Indoor Center. The solid-state lighting (SSL) project saw the athletic department increase light levels and decrease energy usage in the facility

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Thank You Mr. Edison, We’ll Take It From Here by Chuck Swoboda

I had the opportunity to be part of that meeting in California as the CEO of Cree, one of the LED companies that hosted the event. I was convinced at the time that the future would be lit with LEDs,

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Micro LED Headlight Jointly Developed by Valeo and Cree in Test Drive

The adaptive driving beam (ADB) system was co-developed by Valeo and Cree with a resolution of nearly 4000 pixels to deliver road marking functions. ADB system with high resolution is a trend for automotive lighting. Many automotive component manufacturers have

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Cree Lighting Partners Lutron to Expand Connected Lighting Solutions in U.S. Market

Cree Lighting announced that it will collaborate with lighting control expert Lutron Electronics to introduce a variety of new connected lighting products to the market. Based on the partnership, Cree Lighting’s indoor and outdoor fixtures are connected with Lutron wired

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Companies Continue Their Transformation in 2019

Many companies of the LED industry initiated their organization or business restructuring since 2018 and their rebuilding have come to an end in 2019. In 2018, we have seen companies announcing sales of their old lighting business and diving into

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Cree to Increase Its SiC Capacity by Building the World’s Largest SiC Device Manufacturing Facility in New York

After selling the lighting business, Cree is accelerating its development in silicon carbide technology. The US firm announced the plan to establish a silicon carbide corridor on the East Coast of the United States with the creation of the world’s

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Cree and Delphi Technologies to Co-develop Automotive Silicon Carbide Devices for Electric Vehicles

Delphi Technologies, an automotive propulsion technologies provider, and Cree will collaborate to utilize silicon carbide semiconductor device technology to enable faster, smaller, lighter and more powerful electronic systems for future electric vehicles (EV). Cree’s silicon carbide-based MOSFET (metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor)

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Cree Announces Fiscal 4Q19 and 2019 Financial Results with Increasing Wolfspeed Business

For fiscal 4Q19 which ends on June 30, 2019, Cree registered a revenue of US$251.2 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, down by 5% YoY and 8% QoQ. GAAP net loss from continuing operations for the fourth quarter

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AOT Obtains 3-Year Patent and Trademark Licensing from Cree

LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT) has disclosed it has obtained licenses for using US-based Cree’s patents and trademark during July 1, 2019-June 30, 2022. Apart from maintaining LED backlighting as mainstream business, AOT has stepped into developing

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Cree Announces Financial Report for Its Fiscal 3Q19 with Focus on Wolfspeed Business

Revenue from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 was US$274 million, which represents a 22% on-year increase. The company announced on March 14, 2019 a definitive agreement to sell the Lighting Products business to IDEAL Industries. As

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Cree to Sell Lighting Business to Ideal Industries, Inc.

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its Lighting Products business unit (“Cree Lighting”), which includes the LED lighting fixtures, lamps and corporate lighting solutions business for commercial, industrial and consumer applications, to IDEAL

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Cree Announces Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency with New Red XLamp LEDs

Cree, Inc. announces the next-generation XLamp® XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs, delivering breakthrough performance for horticulture applications. The new Red XP-E2 LEDs provide a drop-in upgrade for the previous generation that outperforms competing LEDs

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Cree BR30 Floodlight LED

What you should look for in a good 65-watt replacement floodlight LED: Brightness-wise, your bulb should put out at least 650 lumens Your bulb shouldn’t draw more than 10 watts of energy Your bulb should be able to dim without

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Global Stadium Lighting Growth Trends, 2018 to 2026

The stadium lighting market was valued at US$ 465.7 Mn in 2017 and expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Replacement of traditional stadium lights with LED

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Cree Changes Head of Its LED Business Unit

Cree has adjusted its management team. After the new CFO and chairman were appointed and the new members of the board of directors were elected in the six months, the head of the LED division has stepped down, reported Triangle

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Leverage Big Energy Savings with Advances in LED Lighting

A recording is now available for ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and e-conolight’s joint Nov. 15 webinar on LED lighting. Watch and learn about analyzing the efficacy of LED technology compared to traditional technology, LEDs’ continuous improvements, where LED technology can go and

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Cree Launches FLEX Series LED Specification Troffers

Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina USA, announced the FLEX Series LED Specification Troffer. The company claims that the FLEX Series troffers give architects and lighting specifiers remarkable design freedom. Cree points to U.S. Department of Energy finding that about

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Cree Releases LXB Series Linear High-Bay Luminaires

The company released the new LXB Series fixtures to meet the need resulting from the nearly half of all new construction and fluorescent retrofit high-bay installations that specify linear high-bay LED fixtures. The high bays provide up to 160 lumens

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