Mar 23, 2021

New LUXEON® SkyBlue LED solution simplifies and speeds development of Human-Centric Lighting

Lumileds and BIOS unite their expertise to achieve LED efficacy, color consistency and melanopic ratios that will drive development and adoption of circadian lighting

San Jose, CA – Lumileds today announced the immediate availability of its new LED human-centric lighting solution – LUXEON SkyBlue. In partnership with BIOS Lighting, Lumileds has engineered a circadian lighting solution that delivers superior melanopic ratios at comfortable CCTs – 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K – with industry-leading efficacy and uniformity at the lowest solution cost. The new solution comprised of LUXEON SkyBlue and white LUXEON 3030 HE Plus LEDs eliminates the challenging technical and spectral analysis and engineering and enables a single-channel driver to support circadian lighting.

LUXEON SkyBlue is specified by CCT for melanopic ratio, CRI and R9, efficacy, and luminous flux and produces light within a 3 MacAdam ellipse space. Lumileds unique knowledge eliminates the complex analysis, binning, and supply chain issues that typically challenge a luminaire manufacturer and add to the cost and complexity of developing a solution.

CCT M/P Ratio CRI/R9 Luminous
Color Cloud Cyanosis
0.74 – 0.94 83-85CRI 
90 R9
148 – 160 58 – 64 3 MacAdam

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“Integrating BIOS Lighting’s expertise in circadian lighting spectral requirements with Lumileds expertise in LED lighting and solution development enabled this breakthrough approach to luminaire development,” said Willem Sillevis-Smitt, Head of Marketing. “Our direct access to the full production from our factories and the detailed information we have about every LED allows us to dramatically simplify engineering for OEMs. LUXEON SkyBlue is simply the fastest, simplest, and most cost-effective path to producing a circadian lighting luminaire.”

“As the science has progressed, HCL (Human Centric Lighting) has quickly risen in importance for both lighting designers and end-users,” said Mark McClear, COO at BIOS Lighting. “Only spectrally optimized circadian lighting delivers the specific and measurable physiological impact that is desired in schools, offices, factories, health-care settings, and similar locations.

For complete details about LUXEON SkyBlue visit or contact a Lumileds sales manager. LUXEON SkyBlue is available for immediate sampling and production.


About BIOS

Biological Innovations and Optimization Systems, LLC (BIOS) a NASA spinoff, is a recognized innovator in the biological application of LED lighting. Through continuous research and development, BIOS LED lighting solutions continue to be at the forefront of humancentric lighting and a leader in plant growth lighting. By integrating years of biological expertise, with science first developed for the International Space Station, BIOS is driving the circadian lighting market with a biology-first approach and brilliant quality LEDs that can help achieve WELL Building Standards. Visit us at 

About Lumileds:

Lumileds is a global leader in OEM and aftermarket automotive lighting and accessories, camera flash for mobile devices, MicroLED, and light sources for general illumination, horticulture, and human-centric lighting. Our approximately 6,000 employees operate in over 30 countries and partner with our customers to deliver never before possible solutions for lighting, safety, and well-being. To learn more about our company and solution portfolios, please visit

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