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Bridgelux Announces Commercial Availability of Vero LED Arrays

Highly innovative, versatile LED array design drives strong market demand

LIVERMORE, CALIF., April17, 2013 –Bridgelux, a leading innovator and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today the commercial availability of the VeroTM LED array, an innovative solid state light source that makes quality lighting easy.

All form factors of Vero LED arrays are now commercially available and shipping to customers and distribution partners worldwide. Vero will also be showcased at the LightFair International exhibition April 23-25 in Philadelphia.

“The immediate and wide scale adoption of Vero is the tangible and powerful result of customer-driven product design. Vero’s versatility minimizes not only the number of arrays needed, but it also reduces driver and optics inventory costs,” said Mick Wilcox, VP of Marketing for Bridgelux. “Vero is a lighting platform with the performance, flexibility and features needed for today and tomorrow’s lighting market.”

The new Vero LED arrays increase lumen output by 20 percent over existing Bridgelux LED arrays, and deliver 110 lumens per watt in typical efficacy, compared to 95 lumens per watt for conventional arrays.

Vero allows lamp and luminaire manufacturers the opportunity to optimize for efficiency, cost, light density, or any combination of these attributes based on application specific design requirements. Vero features an industry-first onboard connector port that interfaces with the Molex Pico-EZmateTM connector to enable simple plug & play solder-free electrical interconnectivity and field upgradability.

The Vero next generation packaged array technology offers new advancement in design flexibility, ease of use, and energy efficiency today while also defining a platform for future smart functionality.

“We have been partnering with Bridgelux for years to deliver high quality lighting to our customers for a broad range of retail and commercial applications,” said Chuck Campagna, CEO and President for Amerlux. “The ease of use features and design flexibility in Vero helps us shorten design cycles, accelerate time to market and improve manufacturability.”

Vero Features:
1. Four form factors provide broad interior and exterior application coverage
2. Lumen output performance ranges from 400 to 15,000 lumens
3. Broad range of CCT options from 2700 to 5000K
4. CRI options include 70, 80, 90, and 97 CRI Décor products
5. 3SDCM standard for 2700K – 4000K CCT options
6. Reliable operation at up to 2x rated drive current
7. Radial die pattern improves lumen density and beam control
8. Thermally isolated solder pads reduce manufacturing time and complexity
9. Solder-less connector port enables plug & play connectivity and field upgradability
10. Top side product marking and 2D bar code improve inventory management

About Bridgelux
Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions transforming the $40 billion global lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity. Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting (SSL), expanding the market for light emitting diode (LED) technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems. Bridgelux’s patented light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high performance and energy efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications. Bridgelux is the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of solid state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for the lighting industry. For more information about the company, please visit