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  • Aug 26, 2015
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    Lighting Science Group Wins Summary Judgment in Patent Suit

    LED lighting manufacturer Lighting Science Group Corp., Melbourne, Fla., announced that on August 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted Lighting Science’s motion for summary judgment, dismissing GE Lighting’s patent infringement claims against Lighting Science....More
  • Aug 26, 2015
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    Osram Sylvania Recalls T8 LED Tubes Due to Burn Hazard

    Osram Sylvania and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall on almost 50,000 T8 LED lamps due to concerns about burns. According to the CPSC, the lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard....More
  • Aug 26, 2015
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    LEDucation call for speakers

    The Designers Lighting Forum of New York has officially issued its “Call for Speakers” to be considered to present at LEDucation 10 on March 3-4, 2016, in New York City. LEDucation will be celebrating its 10th year as the largest tabletop expo and educational event dedicated solely to LED technology....More
  • Aug 25, 2015
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    IES Presents New Method for Measuring SSL Color Rendering

    The new technical memorandum, TM-30-15, takes aim at the weaknesses of the International Commission on Illumination’s (CIE) Color Rendering Index (CRI) and proposes alternatives. What the IES task force came up with is a two-part measurement, based on 99 color evaluation samples....More
  • Aug 21, 2015
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    L-Prize lamp holding up well under long-term testing

    The report gives results of long-term testing at Pacific Northwest National Laboratories on the 200 lamps selected for the initial 8,000-hour L-Prize evaluation process and then continued, with measurements summarized at certain intervals....More
  • Aug 6, 2015
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    Cree acquires APEI, partners with Epistar on LED patents

    Cree Inc., Durham, N.C., has acquired Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. (AEPI), a manufacturer of power modules. Cree also announced a a worldwide patent cross-license agreement with Epistar Corp., for light-emitting diode (LED) chips....More
  • Aug 5, 2015
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    Osram grows earnings, looks ahead to carving out lamps

    Management at Osram Licht AG, the parent company of Osram Sylvania, Danvers, Mass., reported its earnings (EBITDA) excluding special items grew 24% to €64 million from the year earlier, a 9.5% margin on revenue of almost €1.4 billion, which was 12% above year-earlier levels, in part due to the weakness of the Euro against key currencies and the acquisition of Clay Paky, the company said in a management presentation posted on the Osram website....More
  • Jul 24, 2015
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    Sensity Closes $36 Million Private Funding Round to Fuel Expansion

    Sensity Systems Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., a developer of the Light Sensory Networks (LSNs) that use internet protocol nodes in lighting fixtures to integrate lighting with control, security, audio and other communications systems, has closed a private funding round of $36 million led by Cisco Investments and includes industry leaders Acuity Brands, GE Ventures and Simon Venture Group (corporate investment arm of Simon Property Group)....More
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