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Bridgelux Introduces LED Arrays For Solid-State Lighting

Innovative LED Array Technology to Displace High Volume Conventional Light Sources

SUNNYVALE, CALIF., January 27, 2009 — Bridgelux, Inc., a leading supplier of energysaving
light-emitting diode (LED) technology, today announced the introduction of a
LED array product line which provides high performance, compact and cost-effective
light sources for solid-state lighting (SSL). The Bridgelux LED Arrays have been
specifically developed to provide lamp and luminaire manufacturers with a solution
that will simplify system level integration, further reducing the system cost. Typical
applications include task, accent, spot, track, down light, wide area and security
lighting. This global market is currently estimated by the Next Generation Lighting
Industry Alliance (NGLIA) to be about $40 billion. Bridgelux estimates the market
potential for LED lamps and luminaires, alone, to be approximately $10 billion per year
by 2012.

The Bridgelux LED Array product suite is designed to deliver comparable performance
to standard incandescent, halogen, compact fluorescent and high intensity discharge
(HID) lamps. The LED Arrays range from 400 to 2000 lumens and are offered in warm,
neutral and cool white color temperatures. Additionally, the LED Arrays offer improved
energy efficiency, lower maintenance cost and elimination of hazardous materials,
such as mercury or lead found in traditional lighting technologies—all while delivering
a uniform, high quality light source. Bridgelux’s LED Arrays are RoHS compliant and are
tested and binned to an ANSI/Energy Star compliant binning structure.

“Bridgelux’s innovative packaging technology not only offers a light source that can
be seamlessly integrated into a luminaire, but also delivers increased usable light
through a simplified thermal design,” stated Jason Posselt, Bridgelux director of
marketing. “These products have been designed with the end application in mind,
focusing on delivering both the quantity and quality of light required for general
lighting applications together with an ability to significantly reduce the cost of light.
We believe that the Bridgelux LED Array technology will enable our customers to
optimize their overall system design, greatly reducing their SSL manufacturing costs.”

Bridgelux controls all of the core LED technologies from Epi to packaging—enabling
the Company to deliver the innovative light sources that its customers can easily
integrate into their lamp and luminaire designs, reducing system cost and
accelerating time-to-market. The Bridgelux LED Array product breaks through the cost
barrier dramatically improving the lumen per watt per dollar performance of the light

“This product launch represents a significant milestone achievement in line with the
company’s commitment to deliver high quality, energy efficient lighting solutions,” said
Mark Swoboda, Bridgelux chief executive officer. “Lamps and luminaires that
incorporate LED lighting sources will play an increasingly important role in our effort to
reduce overall carbon footprint by minimizing energy consumption and eliminating
the use of hazardous materials. Bridgelux is a leader in providing next-generation LED
lighting products replacing the traditional bulbs being banned by governments

About Bridgelux

Focused on bringing innovation to light, Bridgelux is a leading provider
of high-power, cost-effective and energy-efficient light-emitting diode
(LED) solutions. The company’s proprietary epitaxy technology, innovative
chip designs and leading-edge LED packaging technology have enabled the
company to develop advanced solid-state lighting (SSL) products that offer
superior quality, are lower in cost and environmentally friendly—all without
compromising performance. In addition to LED chips, the company delivers
a range of SSL light sources enabling OEM customers to easily integrate
into a variety of lighting applications that will open up new markets
in solid-state lighting. Founded in 2002, Bridgelux is headquartered in
Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information about the company, please visit


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