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HexaTech to Supply AlN Substrates for UV LED R & D at Osram Opto

HexaTech Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina USA, reported that the firm signed two strategic agreements with Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. The agreements include a long-term contract for HexaTech to supply its aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, licensing of certain HexaTech intellectual property (IP), and support of HexaTech’s 2”…

Acuity Working with Rensselaer and LESA Developing Horticultural Light Protocols

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. has signed a sponsored research agreement with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  For the project, the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) will develop light protocols for using specialized LED lighting with integrated feedback to grow plants efficiently. LESA is an interdisciplinary, multi-university center developing “Smart…

Tridonic Introduces Modules for Downlights

Tridonic of Dornbirn, Austria has launched a series of LED modules for industrial lighting applications. The new LED modules from Tridonic can provide light for downlights in multi-storey car parks, warehouses, and factories. Such lighting applications require high lumen values and robust luminaires. Tridonic says that these new modules meet…

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The LED Lighting Industry of Last Year; And Predictions for Next Year
During 2016, the LED lighting industry witnessed the expanded adoption of LED lighting across all segments. More and more companies began manufacturing LED lamps and luminaires. This increased…
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Osram Opto to Coordinate FLINGO Project

Osram Opto Semiconductors has announced the launch of the FLINGO project to develop new materials particularly layers and processes to improve the durability and efficiency of LEDs. The company will serve as project coordinator working with four partners from research and industry. Osram Opto Semiconductors says that it is collaborating …

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New GE Smart Traffic Signal has Sensors and Heating Element

GE created the GTx smart traffic signal with ambient condition sensors and heating element to prevent ice and snow formation on the shell.

GE has solved a problem that I read about each winter. Each year during winter I see at least one story about sticky snow covering LED traffic signals. GE devised an LED-based smart traffic signal that combats this issue. Fluorescent bulb traffic signals do not last as long and use …

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PPG and Universal Display to Double Capacity for PHOLED Material

PPG and Universal Display Corporation reported that Universal Display will invest $15 million in PPG’s Barberton, Ohio, manufacturing facility. Universal Display intends to double the commercial production capacity for products using its proprietary UniversalPHOLED® phosphorescent emitter material. The expansion project, which is expected to add more than 20 positions at …

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