UC Davis – UC Davis today agreed to help the U.S. Navy find new ways to use less energy and to derive more of the energy it does use from renewable sources such as the sun and wind, instead of oil and coal. The primary focus of the new partnership is to cut the energy the Navy uses for outdoor lighting on its bases.
Tyco Electronics – Tyco Electronics (TE), a global leader in engineered electronic components and solutions, launches the solderless LED socket, Type LS, designed specifically for use with the new Philips Lumileds LUXEONTM S LED. Debuting at Strategies In Light 2011 in Santa Clara, California, the new product offers a solderless termination that complements this newly-released lighting-class LED by Philips Lumileds.
Sharp Labs of America – The Advanced Video and Display Technologies Department in SHARP Laboratories of America is seeking Graduate Student R&D Interns for the summer of 2011 in Solid State Lighting. We are looking for Doctoral or advanced Masters level students with exceptional research and development credentials as well as strong hardware prototyping skills
Philips – Royal Philips Electronics is a world-wide diversified Health and Well-being
company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions. The candidate will be doing foundational research into the emotional and biological effects of light and the methods to quantify these effects through simulation.
LightNOW – In collaboration with the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis, EverLast Induction Lighting, a product of Full Spectrum Solutions, introduces The BioLume Series. The new patent-pending lighting series is a collection of hybrid bi-level fixtures that utilize a 5000K induction lamp and amber LEDs, coupled with occupancy sensor controls. When the area is vacant, amber-colored LEDs emit biologically-friendly light. When the sensor is triggered, the induction lamp turns on to provide bright white light for enhanced security.
Xeralux – Xeralux, Inc. announced that it is now an affiliate of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis and will utilize its cutting edge facilities and dynamic support staff to accelerate the product development and market availability of Xeralux outdoor area and industrial lighting retrofits and fixtures. Xeralux and CLTC will refine such things as light distribution, efficiency, and controls.
CLTC – California cities could save more than $675 million over the next 15 years through streetlight upgrades, based on research conducted by the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis. Sponsored by Chevron Energy Solutions, the new research findings on the state of street lighting in California will be presented in a free webinar, "Lighting the Way to Safety, Savings and Innovation," 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 29.
EMerge Alliance – The EMerge Alliance, an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for commercial buildings, announced it formed the Task Level/Furnishings workgroup to create a standard bringing DC power directly to the desktop.
CLTC – Lighting control manufacturer WattStopper has launched a breakthrough advance in electric lighting control technology for daylight harvesting. The LMLS- 600 dual-loop photosensor control is the first device on the market to combine open-loop and closed-loop photo sensing strategies, greatly improving the accuracy and reliability of daylight sensing in spaces with skylights. The device is the result of research and development conducted in the labs of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), part of the University of California, Davis.
Everlast Lighting – EverLast Lighting hosted over 100 local professionals from the Jackson, MI community at its LEED qualified facility for breakfast and networking. In addition to honoring a special guest, Dr. Michael Siminovitch of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), Michael Nevins, President of EverLast Lighting, spoke about the effects of sustainable energy, 'green' building practices, and its economic impact.