In the developed world, where the demand for locally-grown food is rising steadily, cultivation in soil-less and controlled environments — such as greenhouses and indoor farms — are allowing farmers to provide fresh, seasonal, and safe produce year round.
'Indoor farming’ is often used interchangeably with 'vertical farming', but it’s actually an umbrella term that covers everything from greenhouses to horizontal flood trays and vertical towers. Are LEDs worth the long-term investment for indoor farmers?
Greenhouses are the most popular and widely practiced method of alternative cultivation in the world. Learn more about the benefits of LEDs in greenhouses, and download our Farming in the New Light eBook to see leading LEDs for horticulture applications.
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Last November, electronic materials and component manufacturer LG Innotek, a subsidiary of South-Korean multinational electronics company, LG Group, announced the industry's first 100mW UV-C LED.
World leader in premium LEDs, Cree’s J Series of high-volume, cost-optimized LEDs, further extends their industry-leading portfolio of lighting-class LEDs to a broader set of applications.
GAGGIONE recently introduced an extensive ecosystem for its LLC66x7 67mm silicone collimator range. The integration ecosystem, named LLH66, is designed to provide easy and fast integration solution for its LLC66 silicone collimators.
Today, LED lighting fixtures are fast becoming a permanent component of modern-day outdoor lighting in a variety of innovative applications. Most LEDs that we see in street/outdoor lighting applications boast high lumen performance and other features.
Silicone lenses are indeed proving to be a more viable alternative when compared to conventional glass lenses, combining the ability to resist higher temperatures with no optical degradation. Moreover, Silicone lenses, weighing a lot less than glass ones.
LEDiL is at the forefront of LED product innovations and is a major player in the commercial LED lighting market. Here’s a glimpse into one of their newest offerings — FLORENCE2, a linear optic family for commercial and industrial lighting.