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Intelligent LED street lights can facilitate the deployment of 5G base stations

At present, intelligent LED street lights with multiple functions can monitor traffic and public safety, display public information, and have another role in the development of smart cities: 5G base station equipment can be installed on street lamp posts. As a typical European smart city, Barcelona has been moving in this direction since 2008. The […]

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Australia launches smart light pole pilot project to provide wireless network and electric vehicle charging services

According to foreign media reports, the new “smart” street lights with electric vehicle charging function have been deployed to Sydney, which means that electric car owners can use this device to charge their cars. Up to now, such charging outlets provide free charging services for owners of electric vehicles, which is undoubtedly a good news. […]

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Cree’s new red XLamp LED provides greater efficiency for plant lighting

Cree recently announced the launch of next-generation XLamp XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs to deliver breakthrough performance for plant lighting applications. Cree’s new Red Light XP-E2 LED can quickly improve the performance of previous generation solutions, and can achieve a maximum 68% improvement compared with similar LEDs. Cree’s higher […]

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Imitation of firefly light structure, LED luminous efficiency increased to 90%

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) have found that the luminous efficiency of LEDs can be improved by replicating the fire-emitting structure of fireflies. Stuart (Shizhuo) Yin, an electrical engineering expert at Penn State University, pointed out that most commercial LEDs currently emit about 50% of their luminous efficiency. How to improve the so-called […]

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Welcome to 2019 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Dear Customers: Here warmly invite you to visit our booth, 3C-C34, in 2019 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition). We are looking foward to seeing you! Date: 6th-9th April, 2019Booth No.: 3C-C34 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Hong Kong International Lighting Fair is a trade fair held twice-yearly in Hong Kong. The full title […]

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STMicroelectronics Introduces More Advanced Energy-Efficient Lighting Controllers

STMicroelectronics, the world’s leading semiconductor supplier across multiple electronic applications, integrates its state-of-the-art LED control technology with advanced power technology to develop a new all-in-one LED control chip that enables future luminaires to save even more More power and provide users with a better quality experience. The HVLED001B controller simplifies LED lighting module design, maximizing […]

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Dublin also plans to replace traditional street lights with LED lighting

Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, is planning to use LED lighting to replace traditional public street lights to launch smart city applications. It is reported that the Dublin City Government proposed the project and plans to replace 40,000 urban street lights with LED lights. At the same time, the city will install […]

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2019 Spring Festival Holiday Notice

Dear customers: The Lunar New Year holiday arrangements of HiTech in 2019 as below: We take vacation from January 28th, 2019 to February 10th, 2019 and back to work on February 11th, 2019. During the holiday period, we will not arrange a special person to be on duty. If you have anything urgent, please call […]

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What is the market size of a global smart city?

MarketsandMarkets, the world’s second largest market research organization, recently released a report saying that the global smart city market will be $308 billion in 2018. It is expected to grow to $717.2 billion by 2023, and the year in the forecast period (2018-2023). The compound growth rate was 18.4%. The report points out that public […]

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“Lighting on demand”? This Dutch town did it first.

According to foreign media reports, the city of Helmond, the Netherlands, is the first to introduce sensor-based networked street lighting to provide the right amount of lighting when necessary. This “light on demand” technology provides residents with adequate levels of light while preventing energy wastage and light pollution. When a pedestrian, a rider, and a […]

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Declining revenue, part of EPISTAR equipment is suspended

Since December 2018 sales hit a new low since January 2013, order visibility has declined, so LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker EPISTAR has reduced production. In December 2018, EPISTAR’s consolidated revenue reached NT$1.99 billion (US$38.63 million), a decrease of 12.33% from the previous month and a decrease of 42.02% from the same period last […]

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In order to improve the lighting environment, Tianjin issued urban lighting management regulations

In order to strengthen urban lighting management, ensure urban production and living safety, improve urban lighting environment, and promote energy conservation, on January 9, the Tianjin Municipal Government issued the “Tianjin Urban Lighting Management Regulations”, which will take effect on March 1, 2019. Urban lighting It refers to functional lighting and landscape lighting of urban […]

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