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Toshiba, Bridgelux bet on silicon to slash LED lighting prices

Consumer LED bulbs that now cost $40 could be cut to $5 within a few years if silicon-based LED manufacturing technology scales, says Bridgelux.

By May 10, 2012


Bridgelux-Chevron deal brings LED streetlights to cities

Two municipalities in California will get efficient, long-lasting LED streetlights and pay for the installation through energy and maintenance savings.

By March 1, 2012


Bridgelux hits LED efficiency mark in move to silicon

LED light source maker Bridgelux expects to start making LED chips on silicon wafers in about two years, a technology transition meant to cut LED lighting costs.

By August 9, 2011


To cut LED lighting costs, Bridgelux rides silicon

Company says it has demonstrated the production of LED light chips on silicon, an effort that could ultimately result in cheaper energy-efficient light fixtures.

By March 8, 2011


LED maker Bridgelux targets general lighting

California start-up Bridgelux has expanded its line of "lights on a chip" which it sells to lamp and bulb companies, making LED more viable based on energy savings.

By February 3, 2010


Ex-Seagate CEO to head LED maker Bridgelux

Bill Watkins makes the leap from disk drives to LEDs at start-up Bridgelux, where he plans to attack the general lighting market with low-cost manufacturing.

By January 12, 2010


LED technologist BridgeLux closes on $40 million

The maker of technology to produce energy-efficient lighting adds to more than $31 million raised in previous rounds.

By April 8, 2008


The lights over your head are about to get smart

Bridgelux is building a new kind of lighting that turns your ceiling into a network of smart devices. CEO Bill Watkins has bet his first-class seat on it.

By October 19, 2012


Start-up develops snap-in LED light

LED lights can come in different forms: Bridgelux develops a snap-in system for lighting appliances it says will help bring down the costs.

By March 24, 2010


Inventing a new socket for LED lighting

LED light maker Bridgelux has designed a snap-in connector for LED lights that can be upgraded for better efficiency, light color, or maybe even wireless communications.

By October 7, 2011