Wavien, Inc. Introduces LED Based Fiber Optic Illumination Platform for Architectural and Signage Applications
Recycling Light Technology (RLT(TM)) increases brightness at low-cost
VALENCIA, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Wavien, Inc. has introduced a proprietary Recycling Light Technology (RLT), LED based illumination platform suitable for architectural and signage applications at the Light Fair in Philadelphia from April 22 to April 25, 2013. The architectural illumination system is being promoted by Ushio America at Booth # 2901, and the signage illumination system will be demonstrated by appointment only. Please come by the Ushio booth or contact Harry Farrar at Cell (818)716-7522, Email for an appointment.
RLT technology significantly increases, at a low cost, the brightness available to large core, single fibers made by 3M and very flexible, small diameter fiber bundles made by Schott. Both of these fiber optics are designed for side-emitting applications suitable for replacing neon tubes without glass blowing and breakages, with the long, 50,000-hour, lifetime of LEDs. Wavien is actively looking to license this enabling technology for architectural and signage illumination applications.
Wavien’s RTL technology has produced brightness improvements of up to 2.5 times using white LEDs by Cree, and is also suitable for use with multi-colored LED packages, e.g. a 4-chip package with red, green, blue, and white LEDs. Using such colored LED package and simple drive electronics with digital control, multiple colors and sequences can be programmed to achieve the desired lighting effects.
“Wavien’s RLT technology increases light output up to 2.5 times for many applications with a compact, low-cost RLT reflector. The system recycles high angle light generated by LEDs, which would otherwise be wasted in conventional illumination systems, and converts it into useable output as a brighter beam. The usable LED light output is significantly boosted by the RLT reflector with no additional LED input power required and no change in LED lifetime,” stated Dr. Kenneth Li, President and CEO of Wavien, Inc., who is also the inventor of the RLT technology. “With the ability to use multi-colored LED packages, an entire new line of illumination products for architectural and signage applications can be made possible with RLT technology.”
About Wavien, Inc.
Wavien, based in Valencia, California, is a technology licensing company developing long-life, advanced high-performance light source solutions including arc lamps, LEDs, lasers, laser/phosphor hybrids, and plasma lamps, for the next generation of projection, consumer, and medical lighting industries. Wavien continues to make major advancements in the LED illumination market with its RLT technology.
RLT(TM) is a registered trademark of Wavien®, Inc.
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