LED biomedical applications

Washington State Medicinal Marijuana Grower Orders HelioSpectra System

Heliospectra AB, a producer of lighting for crop cultivation and plant research based in Gothenburg, Sweden, received an order totaling just over $265,000. A licensed grower of Medicinal Marijuana in Washington State ordered the Heliospectra LX601C cannabis-focused LED light hardware and software system. Heliospectra contends that its system helps maximize revenue …

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BIOWYSE Project for ISS to Employ AquiSense’s UV-C LED Technology

AquiSense Technologies (Europe) Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of AquiSense Technologies LLC, was selected to participate in the EU-funded Biocontamination Integrated Control for Wet Systems for Space Exploration (BIOWYSE) project.

 AquiSense is a member of the seven-company BIOWYSE consortium that includes Italian company, Thales Alenia Space, one of the primary suppliers …

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Excelitas Launches New AC9 UV LED Curing Systems

Excelitas Technologies Corp. introduced the new OmniCure® AC9 UV LED Curing Systems. The OmniCure AC9 UV LED curing systems can cure inks, adhesives, and coatings. According to Excelitas, the high-performing, and small form-factor of the air-cooled solution enable faster line speeds in industrial manufacturing and printing. The OmniCure AC9300 and …

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Lighting Science Launches LED Grow Light Line

Lighting Science of West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA, has a technology for adjusting the spectral quality of light to help consumers both fall asleep faster at night and wake up sooner. They put this technology in the Genesis Lamp. The company decided to use similar spectral adjusting technology to launch a …

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Heliospectra Gets Grant to Study Use of LED Grow Lights to Stimulate Aroma and Nutrients in Plants

Heliospectra AB based in Gothenburg, Sweden, reported that Vinnova, the Swedish innovation agency, has awarded the company a research grant. The grant is for an innovation project entitled “LED Lighting to Enhance the Quality of Plants”. Heliospectra intends to test LED grow lighting to stimulate aroma and nutrients in plants. Ultimately …

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LEDs to Make Up More than Half of New Horticultural Luminaire Sales as Early as 2017 in Some Regions, According to Navigant Research

While horticultural LED lighting has been commercially available for a decade, the technology is now beginning to gain market acceptance as the technology and its quality advances. LED lighting is significantly more efficient than conventional horticulture lighting. The LED-based horticulture lighting has the added benefit of being able to supply …

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