DURHAM, N.C.—Cree LED, an SGH company, announced that three of its latest product releases have been recognized with BrightStar Awards by LEDs Magazine. The XLamp Element G LEDs and XLamp Pro9 LEDs were recognized in the “LED Light Sources” category, while the Photophyll Select LEDs were recognized in the “Horticultural SSL and Controls Systems” category. In addition, Cree LED was selected as an honoree by a respected panel of judges from the LED and lighting design and manufacturing community.
The BrightStar Awards are given based on five key factors: performance, reliability, efficiency, ease of integration/use, and innovation in the design of LED-based lighting products and components.
Highlights and distinguishing features of the three Cree LED product families being recognized include:
- XLamp Element G LEDs enable maximum light output and optical performance with new levels of precision and control, offering the broadest range of color options available.
- XLamp Pro9 LEDs deliver up to 15 percent higher efficacy for 90 and 95 color rendering index (CRI) and have the industry’s highest operating temperature rating of 105°C with the same maximum current as the standard versions.
- Photophyll Select LEDs are the industry’s first LEDs entirely characterized in horticulture metrics and designed to easily upgrade the performance of high-efficiency, broad spectrum two-channel (white + red) horticulture luminaires by up to 6 percent.
“On behalf of the LEDs Magazine BrightStar Awards panel, I would like to congratulate Cree LED on their high-scoring honoree status,” said LEDs Magazine editorial director Wanda Lau. “This competitive program allows LEDs Magazine to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products of the past year that are advancing LED and solid-state lighting technology into various applications.”
“We’re excited to be recognized by LEDs Magazine with these BrightStar Awards,” said Joe Clark, president, Cree LED. “By continuing to challenge assumptions about what’s possible with LED technology, we’re able to empower our customers with new and innovative LEDs to achieve unprecedented system-level optimizations.”
Product samples of Cree LED’s award-winning products are available now, and production quantities are available with standard lead times.