The Future Of LEDs In 2015 Is Different From Edison’s Discovery

Published: Mon 11 May 2015
A blog entry by Himesh Khatri

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Himesh Khatri
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Allied Market Research

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The LED segment is ready to spur a transformation in the technology sector. Despite LED’s presence in almost all electronic goods for over years, recent discoveries in high-power, light –emitting diodes shows growing usage of LED in automotive, house-hold appliances, signage among many others. LED-based system can be very dependable, but this is just one of the many benefits.  

There are many sterling reasons why LEDs have seized the air of dogmatism across the world: LEDs are popular semiconductors and like any other robust technology, they are improving and becoming more accessible on the predictable curve. At LFI (LightFair International), a leading lighting enterprise Osram made it evident that wirelessly controllable beam can aid in narrowing or broadening the beam pattern. The OmniPoint mock-up, SSL product also assists the end-clients to direct the light to a particular location in a space that may have no light. The wireless luminaire is ultra-carefully configured over a Wi- Fi link through an Android app on your smartphone.

Principle lighting designer at Osram, Jerry Ryu said OmniPoint, engineers are doing things that were never attempted before. Mr. Ryu pointed out that their designers have created circular highlights which can be moved everywhere in the interface.  Jerry added that this enables the end-users to observe the result of the wireless luminaire in real time. He explained the mock-up, SSL product can shape and merge multiple beams to build up practically limitless lighting patterns for an array of applications. 

Recently engineers at RPI Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center have developed a nanocomposite sheathed toolkit for packaged light-emitting diode. The high-refractive-index developed nanocomposite silicones boasts of both reliability as well as optical clarity that have been manifested through vigilant engineering of these nanoparticle synthetic procedure. In addition, the flexibility of the toolkit adds to the efficiency and improvised color conversion of the packaged LED. In April ‘Energy Watch ‘made it clear that 2015 is the year when light-emitting diode tubes would strike the mainstream segment, despite the outlook towards the fluorescent-replacement notion and twists in the design. Today nearly 90 percent LED retrofit lamps are substituting incandescent light bulbs made with polycarbonate resins.

The LED system offers cost savings to Denmark’s street lighting segment as Danish Outdoor Lighting Lab (DOLL) explores how the aforesaid system can help in creating smart cities. Kim Brostrøm, chief technology officer at DOLL agreed that technology is undergoing transformation. Mr.Brostrom explained that each light posts would have an IP address and be secured, so it’s not just an LED lighting system but also an information technology system. A leading market research enterprise Allied Market Research’ in its report brings out that LED modules are constantly being upgraded to provide latest, improved efficiency. The report unveils that consumers are now aware of the advantages of the long life of the LED lamps which would eventually lead to the mass adoption of LED lamps. Research analysts at ‘Allied Market Research’ uncovers that demand in LED systems for lighting and various applications have contributed to the growth of the aforesaid segment in Europe and US.

The light-emitting diode marketing pushover since a decade has been rigorous. Although, the initial momentum and volume of the commercial supply in the lighting segment was slow 2015 looks promising. The next step for LED would involve rapid penetration and mass promotion. Key LED manufacturers such as Cree, Osram and Lumileds among many others are adopting processes to improve speed and workability. Once this occurs the LED market would change forever.