X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Philips Unveils 200 Lumen-Per-Watt LED Tube Lamp, Cutting Energy Use in Half

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Philips today announced a breakthrough in LED lighting technology, providing a significant gain in brightness per watt compared to other LED light sources.

philips_200_lumen_led__oen_Liedenbaum

Philips researcher Coen Lidenbaum with TLED 200lm/w prototype

The new warm white TLED (tube LED) prototype is able to deliver 200 lumens-per-watt, which is about half of the energy required by current LED technology to produce the same brightness, without affecting the quality of work light.

philips_200_lumen_tled_rifat_hikmet

Philips researcher Rifat Hikmet with TLED 200lm/w prototype

To put this in perspective, a fluorescent bulb only produces 100 lumens-per-watt, and incandescents produce 15 lumens-per-watt. This breakthrough could result in significant energy savings, especially when replacing existing tube bulbs widely used in offices and industrial applications.

Philips hopes to commercialize the 200 lumen-per-watt TLED bulb by 2015.




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Deal: Machine Learning Bundle Massive Paratrooper Jump The Falling Down Avenger The Great Wall (Trailer) 95octane logo
The Best BMW M on the Market Has a Growl for the Ages Hennessey HPE 1000 Challenger Hellcat Tears up the Dyno Acura NSX GT3 Hits the Track for Practice Final Aston Martin DB9 Cars Roll off Assembly Line mightymega logo
Rick and Morty Recreate Hilarious NSFW Court Transcript 3A Toys x Hasbro Transformers G1 Optimus Prime Action Figure New Star Trek RPG Is Coming: Star Trek Adventures Prime 1 Studio Premium Masterline Optimus Prime G1 Statue
Advertisement