September 6, 2016

Guest Blogs


Three Ways to Drive LEDs in an Increasingly Colorful World

Paul Golata, Mouser Electronics

In the era of low-power LEDs - when these electroluminescent chips could deliver little more than the glimmer from a glow worm - red LEDs dominated. We used them as status indicators in electrical and electronic equipment, sometimes employing a string of them to indicate relative levels. As materials science and the design LEDs and their substrates progressed, we found ways to create different color LEDs, to dissipate heat from the chips more effectively and to drive the devices to ever-higher power levels.<read more>



  Sponsored Announcement

Seoul Z-Power LED on Black-Body Curve
Available now from LEDSupply is a perfect 3,000K Warm-White Z-Power Seoul LED.  This high-power Seoul LED's luminous flux can range from 116-lumens to over 900, depending on which configuration you choose; it can be purchased on either a single or triple star board (as seen in image) as well as a raw emitter.  Available at discounted prices while supplies last.

  New Products

EarthTronics Introduces a High Power, Efficient 17-Watt PAR38 EarthBulb

EarthTronics now offers a PAR lamp solution for 277 volt applications. A new high power, 17-watt PAR38 EarthBulb LED floodlight replaces 120 watt incandescent floodlights for more than 85 percent energy savings and is capable of operating on 120 or 277 volt circuits. <read more>


GlacialPower Announces 100 Watt LED Driver For Signage And Strip Light Applications
GlacialPower has introduced the GP-LE100N, a 100 Watt DC LED driver suitable for LED strip light, LED signage and moving sign applications. <read more>


Larson Electronics Manufactures an Explosion Proof LED String Light Set with 10 Lamps
Larson Electronics, a provider in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, has announced the release of an explosion proof LED aluminum string light set equipped with ten 15 watt LED lamps. <read more>


Lighting Science Launches the DuraIbulb
Lighting Science has released the Durabulb, a shatter-resistant lamp designed to withstand life’s inevitable bumps and drops without breaking, while still providing the high quality of light expected for all of today’s residential, commercial and industrial applications. <read more>


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  Industry News

LG Electronics And Nissan Stadium Win Big In LED Lighting Overhaul

LG Electronics in partnership with lighting and energy vendor Enterprise Solutions has announced that Nissan Stadium, home of the NFL's Tennessee Titans, has installed LG's new highly efficient LED retrofit fixtures as part of the stadium's plans to convert its existing lighting to LED solutions using LG's Sensor Connect High Bays. <read more>


SCS Energy Solutions Retrofits Maverick Baseball Field With LED Lighting
SCS Energy Solutions - Lighting Division- has retrofitted the Maverick Baseball field with SCS Custom Sports Stadium Lighting. SCS replaced 44 MUSCO Metal Halide HID sports lights that used 2,300 watts each. <read more>


Infrared LED Global Revenue is Growing Faster than Overall Infrared Components
Increased adoption of biometrics security in mobile phones, close-circuit television and other consumer applications has spurred revenue growth in the global market for infrared LEDs, from $201.5 million in 2014 to $241.4 million in 2015. <read more>


SCS Energy Solutions Corporation Announces the LED Lighting Retrofit Completion for Quik Mart, Tucson AZ

The SCS Lighting Division recently replaced existing fluorescent and HID interior/exterior lighting with solid state LED lighting at 25 locations for the popular AZ convenience store/gas station chain. <read more>


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Event Listings

IoT West Conference Program Announced

The Internet of Things West conference has announced its final conference program. The event will host an array of IoT experts from companies such as Google, Oracle, Intel, PTC, Ingenu, and many more. This event provides a forum to discuss new developments in technology, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements in M2M, connectivity/telemetry, machine intelligence, and the IoT industry.


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InterLumi Panama

InterLumi Panama, the global lighting trade show organized by America Expo Group, will be held at ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama from 29 June to 1 July, 2017. Serving the Latin American & the Caribbean countries, InterLumi Panama is positioned to be an effective tool to stimulate the development of the region’s lighting industry as well as provide a gateway for exhibitors to tap into this emerging market.





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