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Siemens Looks to Spin Off Osram Instead of IPO

Instead of a previously talked about IPO for Osram, Siemens announced plans to spin off the company. Osram ram includes: Osram Opto Semiconductors, the optoelectronics subsidiary of Osram, that manufactures optoelectronic semiconductor components including LEDs and high power laser diodes. The new plans came after the company missed analyst estimates …

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Strategy Analytics Reports Continued Growth of 2010 LED and Optical Markets

Strategy Analytics found that the optoelectronics segment of the compound semiconductor industry continued to grow into the close of 2010. The company found that the growth was driven by trends like broader adoption of LEDs for general and automotive lighting applications, as well as increased performance demand by the optical …

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Cree Survey at Light+Building Indicates Expected Rapid LED Adoption for Lighting

Half of Decision-Makers Polled at Leading Industry Trade Show Expect LEDs to Represent More Than 50 Percent of Their Lighting Sales by 2009 Frankfurt, Germany — Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components, announced the results of a new survey on the adoption, deployment and overall benefits …

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TIR’s Light Pipes to Brighten O’Hare Airport

TIR has received a contract to supply its Lightpipe products to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport terminal 2. The contract with two orders totaling $2.9 million, will provide TIR’s Light Pipe system for the general illumination for both the Departure and Arrival levels of Terminal 2. The renovated terminal will have a …

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OptiLED’s Introduces LED Replacement for Incandescent S11 Glass Light Bulbs

OptiLED of Irvine, California USA, an international leader in LED lighting, introduces its S11 LED pseudo-filament lamp today, a breakthrough LED product that can replace incandescent S11 glass light bulbs. The OptiLED S11 is ideal for a variety of applications, including marquees, retail, hospitality, staging and residential environments that require …

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TIR Receives Two Orders Totaling $2.9 Million for Their Light Pipe Products

– Second Order from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada–TIR Systems Ltd., a world leader in light enabling technology, is pleased to announce the receipt of two new orders valued at a combined $2.9 million for its Light Pipe products. TIR expects to realize approximately 75% of the revenue …

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CK Makes White LEDs More Intelligent

Color Kinetics of Boston, Massachusetts USA has introduced the IntelliWhite product line that combines CK’s digital control expertise with advanced white LEDs to enable both traditional and completely new uses of high-quality white light. IntelliWhite systems will, for example, allow visual merchandisers to highlight or enhance specific attributes within retail …

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Permlight Settles Patent Lawsuit

TUSTIN, California USA — Permlight Products and Tempo Lighting announced today that the two companies have reached a settlement in the patent infringement lawsuit filed on April 30, 2004 claiming infringement of Permlight’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,416,200 and 6,082,870. Tempo will license Permlight’s patented theater lighting technology for its Sentinel …

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Lighting Research Center Studies LED Technology for Supermarkets

New project will evaluate LED lighting performance and shoppers’ lighting preferences for grocery store freezer cases. Troy, New York USA – The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is evaluating light-emitting diode (LED) technology for use in commercial display freezers. The study, funded by the New York State Energy …

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TIR Systems Receives Initial Purchase order from Japanese Distributor

TIR’s Solid State Lighting products gain traction in the Japanese corporate identity market Vancouver, BC Canada – TIR Systems Ltd. (TSX Symbol: TIR), a world leader in light enabling technology, is pleased to announce that it has received an initial order, valued at $500,000 from its exclusive distribution partner in …

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