The Lightfair Intl. (LFI) 2010 Innovation Award winners, celebrating innovative product design and technology, were recognized during a special ceremony May 12 during the show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The awards are an overview of the latest lighting-related products and designs introduced over the last 12 months or launched at LFI 2010. This year, nearly 200 submissions were received for the 14 designated categories. Each individual product was judged by an independent panel of renowned lighting professionals. The winners were awarded for product entries that exemplify the best in cutting-edge design and thinking.
This year's key award winners are:
Helieon Sustainable Light Module System (shown here) by Bridgelux and Molex: Most Innovative Product of the Year — the program’s highest award, recognizing the best, most innovative new product.
Light-Drive Elite by Traxon USA: Design Excellence Award — recognizing outstanding achievement in design and application.
SSL2102 by NXP Semiconductors: Technical Innovation Award — recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology.
LightLouver Daylighting System by LightLouver: Judges’ Citation Award — special recognition of an innovative product at the judges’ discretion.
Additionally, the presentation honored several Best of Category winners. Of these, offerings from Recesso Lighting, WAC Lighting and Tech Lighting products all have potential residential applications.
Conventional Lamps: Professional LED Bulb CTA by Ledzworld Technology SDN BHD.
Ballasts, Transformers, Drivers: Quicktronic QHE T5HO/SS System by Osram Sylvania.
Chandeliers, Pendants, Sconces, Task Lights & Decorative Luminaires: Locking Ring and Decorative Lights by Recesso Lighting.
Downlights, Wallwashers, Accent Lights: Element 3 LED Downlight by Generation Brands Tech Lighting.
Track, Low-Voltage, Cable & Rail Systems: Paloma by W2 Architectural Lighting/ WAC Lighting.
Fluorescent Based Troffers, Suspended, Surface Luminaires: DSBL Bi-Level Stairwell Luminaire with Deco-SMART system by DECO Lighting.
Industrial, Vandal, Exit & Emergency Lighting: SAFR Series LED Luminaires by AZZ/RAL Rig A Lite.
Roadway, Sports, Outdoor Architectural, Site Lighting: Sentinel Plasma Luminaire by PEMCO Lighting Products.
Landscape, Pool & Fountain Lighting: Luca by Structura.
Theatrical, Floodlights, Specialty Luminaires: Series 6000 HP LED Cove Light featuring CANDLELED LEDs by Tempo Industries.
For more information, visit www.lightfair.com.