100,000 hours and going strong

100,000 hours and going strong

It’s the classic lifetime figure that LED salespeople like to casually bandy around. But one manufacturer can now make that claim with complete confidence – because the sign on the front of its factory has been lit non-stop for 100,000 hours.

Lighting rush is on in India

Lighting rush is on in India

A hundred new 'smart cities,' $1.2 billion, and a gung-ho Prime Minister Modi are all pulling in LED vendors who want to build the backbone of intelligent urban networks.

LED floodlights headed to US Super Bowl

LED floodlights headed to US Super Bowl

Game on! Another major sports venue taps the technology, as a Phoenix stadium went live with it when the Arizona Cardinals smothered the San Francisco 49ers. The same venue will host American football's big championship extravaganza in February.

LEDs on the rise into high ceilings

LEDs on the rise into high ceilings

LEDs will soon literally climb up in the lighting world as they move into high ceiling installations where they'll take over from fluorescents to illuminate warehouses, gymnasiums, cavernous retail stores and the like, all because prices are tumbling.

DoE funds LED and OLED research

The US Department of Energy is funding nine research and development projects to help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and OLED technology.