LED Technology

Plessey helps top Dutch grower boost tomato yield in trial of LED and high-pressure sodium hybrid lighting

Plessey, a leading developer of award-winning LED technologies and manufacturer of solid-state lighting products, announces the results from a trial of its LED grow lights combined with existing high-pressure sodium (HPS) lighting in a hybrid installation with a leading tomato grower in the Netherlands. The seven-month trial, managed by Maarten …

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Kingston’s new DoubleTree Hilton welcomes LED filament lighting

Leading LED filament brand Bright Goods announces its installation into Kingston’s brand new DoubleTree Hilton Hotel. The range of decorative, vintage-style LED filament lamps with a huge designer following is lighting up the ground floor public areas including the reception, lobby and restaurant. The project has been specified and managed …

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EVERLIGHT Electronics introduces infrared LED for iris recognition – the NIR-C19M series

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, launches the NIR-C19M series with a wavelength of 810nm which exert the clearest contrast effect to read the pattern of the iris. The recognition process is precise, quick and features excellent heat dissipation. This makes it …

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How to build a dimmable lamp with four LEDs

Mihai Cuciuc, senior applications engineer from Microchip Technology shows how to control individual LEDs to simulate an incandescent lamp Custom colour temperature lighting can be obtained by mixing the outputs of four individual white LEDs with different parameters. This can be used to build a dimmable lamp with a particular …

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V-TAC launch new special edition LED filament collection

Available in a wide range of designs and sizes, V-TAC has launched a new collection of vintage-style LED filament bulbs which recreate the traditional amber warmth and charm of classic lightbulbs, while using a fraction of the energy. From a cosy 3w/150 lumens right up to 10w/1055 lumens, there are …

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LED panels – like we’ve never seen before

Setting the standard for practical, elegant and efficient LED lighting, V-TAC has already sold over 500,000 units of their LED panels. They also stock over 100,000 units at any given point in time and hence are able to fulfil any large quantity orders seamlessly. One of the innovative lighting brand’s …

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The perfect replacement for downlights

V-TAC, the innovative LED lighting brand, has launched a wide range of mini LED panels, creating the perfect replacement for downlights that start from just £3.99. Ranging from 3w (210 lumens) to 24w (2,000 lumens), in either a square or round super slim design, the mini LED panels use a …

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The future of power LED technology

GD Rectifiers design and manufacture customised cooling solutions for power LED lighting manufacturers. In this exclusive article with CIE Magazine they explain the benefits, challenges and the future ahead of LED lighting Benefits of power LED lighting LED lights are a semiconductor device that convert electricity. They are extremely energy …

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How smart dimming technologies can help to optimise visual impact and power consumption of new HDR TVs  

Resolution is the most obvious battleground on which rival TV and display manufacturers fight. Consumers have been willing to pay a premium for HD displays, and more recently for 4k displays. Eventually, ultra-high definition 8k displays are expected to supersede the current generation of high-end TVs. David Gamperl, produt manager, …

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