May 2014

May 27, 2014

Laser headlights hit the road

Audi is fitting laser headlights as standard on its limited-edition Audi R8 LMX.

Lasers are away of adding intensity to the centre of a headlight main beam, allowing solid-state front lighting to beat ‘xenon’ HID (high-intensity discharge)-based lamps which were continuing to out-shine LED headlamps. READ MORE

May 15, 2014

2014 LED lighting will exceed fluorescent lamps in the U.S. market for the first time

American manufacturer Precision Paragon recently released a survey report about the status of lighting industry, a total of more than 5,000 professionals in the lighting industry received the survey, and result that LED lighting in the U.S. market will firstly exceed energy-efficient fluorescent lamps in 2014.

More than half of respondents believe that energy efficient lighting market grown moderately or significantly in 2013, and there only 20% of respondents in 2012.

Surveyed lighting companies said that in the past few years (mainly since 2010), their annual sales achieved different growth, mainly from 57% to 64%. READ MORE