Muskegon Firm Rolls Out LEDs As High Energy Savings Alternative to HalogenThe lighting supplier EarthTronics in Muskegon announced a line of new LEDs called EarthBulb designed to offer more than a 70 percent energy savings compared to halogen floodlights for hospitality, restaurant, long-term care and retail locations.
Toggled Reports 21 New LED Lighting Patents In 2013The Toggled LED lighting business unit of Troy-based Altair Engineering Inc. reported that it had earned 21 new patents in lighting technology in 2013.
HR Notices From Oct. 16The latest staffing, boardroom and leadership news from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
Metro Airport To Convert To LED Lighting In Parking StructuresDetroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) announced this week that it will replace all 6,050 lighting fixtures in both of its parking structures and increase the number of fixtures by 19 percent -- yet still save 66 percent on its annual power bill, by switching to light-emitting diode (LED) lights.
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Nano Labs, Civik Begin Testing Nanotech Coatings With Commercial LED Lighting SystemsNano Labs Corp. Monday announced the company has signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Civik of Mexico. The NDA will allow Civik to review and test two of Nano Labs' nanotechnologies, the nano insulate coatings and nano diamond applications, on Civik's proprietary LED light system.
Dow Corning Sees Projected Global Growth of LED Lighting Linked to Adoption of Advanced Optical SiliconesThe global LED market's average compound annual growth will be as high as 33 percent through 2016, according to analyst firm McKinsey & Co. Midland-based Dow Corning -- a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation -- expects that much of that growth will be contingent on the adoption of more advanced materials technologies.
Event Notices From February 27The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology focused companies, institutions and groups.
Awards And Certifications From February 19The latest awards and certifications earned by Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
Dakkota Integrated Systems Acquires Three Lighting Companies, Launches Dakkota Lighting TechnologiesThe auto supplier Dakkota Integrated Systems LLC announced the acquisition of three automotive, commercial and household lighting companies that will be combined into a new subsidiary, Dakkota Lighting Technologies LLC.
Redlands, Calif. Upgrades Street Lights to Relume LED FixturesRelume Technologies, the Oxford manufacturer of light-emitting diode products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting, said it had been chosen by the city of Redlands, Calif., to retrofit its existing street lighting to Relume’s patented LED lights.
Michigan Tech Enterprise Students Help 3M Build a Better Tail LightMost of us take pride in being able to see the fruits of our labor, basking in a job well done. Brett Spigarelli can bask in the red glow of a taillight going into production for the 2013 model year of several cars.
TOGGLED Awarded 12 New LED Lighting Patents in 2012TOGGLED, the solid state lighting subsidiary of Altair Engineering Inc., reported Tuesday it has received 12 new LED lighting patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office in 2012.
Altair LED Lighting Subsidiary Ilumisys Rebrands as TOGGLEDAltair Tuesday formally announced the rebranding of its LED lighting subsidiary, ilumisys, to TOGGLED.
UM Startups Amaze As Tech Tour ContinuesWhen I'm on my Fall Tech Tour around Michigan and I ask university tech transfer officials to see their four or five coolest "science projects" that have economic development potential, they always say they have so many it's a tough choice. But try to imagine the tough choices faced by the University of Michigan, which has a research budget of a staggering $1.2 billion-plus a year, consistently among the top five in the nation. How the heck do you pick?