Color Kinetics Inc., Boston, and iLight Technologies Inc., Chicago, have announced an agreement through which iLight will license the Color Kinetics patent portfolio to add color-changing offerings to its LED-based product lines. This includes the Plexineon RGB Series, which was featured at Lightfair International, as well as future products.

“We believe that LEDs offer the best method for lighting with color today, and we're pleased to help companies like iLight take advantage of this accelerating market shift,” said Bill Sims, president and chief executive officer of Color Kinetics. “Our licensing program continues to gain momentum as more manufacturers recognize the value and competitive advantage our intellectual property can afford.”

The Plexineon RGB Series from iLight, with a full spectrum of 16.7 million colors, is compatible with any DMX 512 controller. The slender, low-profile Plexineon RGB Series combines smooth, even and intense light output with the advantages of an exterior specialty-grade extrusion, offering designers enormous opportunities for interior or exterior lighting applications.