Tech news tagged ‘luminaires’

Cree gets into lighting controls

Is there no limit to Cree’s expansion into lighting?

Now that it has completed its vertical integration – making everything from lighting LED die to finished luminaires and LED lightbulbs – it has got a bit wider horizontally by adding its own range of wireless controls for office/school/commercial lighting…

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Origami LEDs offered by Peerless

An interesting concept – origami-inspired LEDs. Offered in suspended and wall-mount versions, they are provided by Peerless, a designer and manufacturer of architectural luminaires. They say they are designed “to be efficient, energy-saving luminaires with a broad distribution of light, Origami LED luminaires bathe ceilings with expansive, smooth…

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Cree, Osram sign LED patent deal

LED manufacturers Cree and Osram have signed a patent cross-license agreement, writes Richard Wilson.

The cross-license agreement covers patents from both parties in the fields of blue LED chip technology, white LEDs and phosphors, packaging, LED luminaires and lamps, and LED lighting control systems.

“Over the last two…

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Morrisons makes fresh choice of LEDs

We get a steady stream of we-have-converted-to-LEDs emails in the Electronics Weekly inbox, few of which raise any interest at all. One arrived this morning and, expecting to read that yet another Mid-Western university has installed a few LED streetlamps, imagine my surprise when it…

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Zumtobel sets up OLED luminair company in Dresden

A German-Austrian joint venture is to develop and produce OLED lighting in Dresden, writes Steve Bush.

Called Ledon OLED Lighting, the investors are Zumtobel Group of Austria, which owns UK firm Thorn Lighting; German applied research organisation Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft; and several employees at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems…

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Rollout of LED street lighting goes strong in Portugal

Check out our Distribution World blog for an update on the progress of LED streetlighting in Europe – LED Lighting Watch: Portugal turns on 10 cities

The rollout of LED street lighting has been going strong in Portuguese towns all summer, writes Richard Wilson…

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