2018-02-23

How OLED Oversupply Will Affect Opportunity of Mini LED in Smartphone Display Market

Here begins a debate: when Mini LED is ready to enter the smartphone display market, it have to face an oversupply of OLED screens. Does Mini LED still have chances to grow in this space? And for how long can it last?
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2018-02-23

Smart Lighting Control Systems are Solving Real-World Problems

LED lighting has come a long way from its initial days. Today it is combined with digital lighting controls to create smart lighting solutions that dramatically save on energy consumption and the related operating costs. But in addition to these savings, organizations deploying smart lighting solutions are achieving impressive results in other ways. Let’s take a look at a few examples.
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2018-02-23

Universal Display Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

Universal Display Corporation reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.
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2018-02-22

Universal Display to Supply OLED Materials to Samsung and Govisionox Based on New Agreements

Universal Display Corporation this month has confirmed two partnerships for OLED production.
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2018-02-22

SloanLED Awarded Engen Project

SloanLED announces it has won a national rollout LED lighting upgrade with Engen, one of Africa’s energy companies. The Engen program has commenced with several trial sites in South Africa utilizing SloanLED’s lighting solution.
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2018-02-22

ESCO Ameresco Delivers Energy Savings Projects to Four Colleges in Scotland

Ameresco, an energy efficiency and renewable energy company providing energy infrastructure solutions, announced that its UK operation was awarded and delivered a £3 million energy performance contract (EPC) across four colleges in Scotland—Edinburgh College, Borders College, Newbattle Abbey College, and West Lothian College.
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2018-02-22

Cobb EMC Installs Smart Street Lighting Solution

Northwest metro Atlanta shines brightly every evening with 60,000 streetlights. Recently, however, an entire section of lights went out for one of Cobb Electric Membership Corporation’s (EMC) commercial members. Using the VantagePoint® Lighting Control solution from Sensus, a Xylem brand, the co-op discovered the issue and sent a crew to check out the situation before their customer could pick up the phone to report the outage.
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2018-02-21

NTU Researchers Devise Ultra Efficient LED-based Train Headlight

Researchers have designed a new LED-based train headlight that uses a tenth of the energy required for headlights using conventional light sources. If operated 8 hours every day, the electricity savings of the new design would reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide by about 152 kilograms per year.
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2018-02-21

Seoul Semiconductor Invalidates Everlight’s Patent in the UK and Holds Everlight Responsible for Paying Significant Litigation Costs to Seoul

Seoul Semiconductor on February 20 has won the patent invalidity litigation action that was filed against Everlight Electronics in the United Kingdom.
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2018-02-21

India-based Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting Launches Smart Home Solution

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in India has launched Wipro Z Nxt, an integrated home automation solution. This system enables the user to transform any ordinary home into a smart home, where the complete household can be controlled from any smart devices, anywhere in the world.
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2018-02-21

Osram Announces Satisfactory Performance in Digital Lighting

High-tech company Osram is increasingly focusing on digitalization trends. During the Annual General Meeting, CEO Olaf Berlien outlined to shareholders the promising path the long-established company will take over the coming years.
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2018-02-21

Artemide North America Announces Strategic Reorganization Amid Exponential Growth

As Artemide continues to experience exponential growth across North America, Vice President of Sales, Claude Blache, recognized the need to redefine their approach, embracing the sales model to its fullest potential.  Artemide is enhancing its presence in all segments of the lighting market to sustain its brand awareness, leading position and current sales growth. The company’s focus is to strengthen its presence in the Architectural and Design sectors, fostering current relationships and developing new ones.
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2018-02-21

Japanese Researchers Develop Ultrathin, Highly Elastic Micro LED Skin Display

A new ultrathin, elastic display that fits snugly on the skin can show the moving waveform of an electrocardiogram recorded by a breathable, on-skin electrode sensor. Combined with a wireless communication module, this integrated biomedical sensor system - called "skin electronics" - can transmit biometric data to the cloud.
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2018-02-21

[Financial Updates] Philips Lighting Completes Cancellation of 2.8 Million Shares

Philips Lighting announced that it has completed the cancellation of 2.8 million shares that it repurchased from Royal Philips on November 28, 2017 for an aggregate amount of EUR 90 million.
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2018-02-21

Philips Lighting and SmartCitiesWorld Report Names Singapore, London and Barcelona as Top Global Smart Cities

Philips Lighting published a new report together with SmartCitiesWorld that highlights the drivers and hurdles faced by local authorities considering implementing a smart city program. 
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2018-02-21

Top Commercial Lighting Trends for 2018

Light influences our lives in many ways including our health, moods, productivity, concentration, sleep cycles, decision making and emotions. With the adoption of smart lighting and IoT, lighting characteristics such as color, intensity and timing can automatically adjust to meet the needs of occupants. For example, in this article by Digital Lumens (now OSRAM), the author states, “In your kids’ elementary school, biometric sensors will track students’ alertness, subtly shifting spectrum to automatically boost their focus any time it starts to wane.”
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2018-02-21

Philips Lighting Implements European Carbon-saving Lighting Projects through SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund

Philips Lighting has selected SUSI Partners' SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund (SEEF) as financing partner to implement Light as a Service (LaaS) projects to help European lighting customers upgrade their lighting to more energy-efficient systems and reduce carbon emissions.
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2018-02-14

[Notification] LEDinside Will See You After Chinese New Year

LEDinside would like to thank everyone for your support and regular visit to our online magazine. As Chinese New Year is approaching, we will temporarily stop updating industry news until February 21.
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2018-02-12

Dim Light May Change Brain Structure and Hurt Memory, Neuroscientists Find

A group of neuroscientists from Michigan State University lately revealed a new research indicating that dim ambient light might affect one’s brain.
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2018-02-12

Zumtobel Group at Light + Building 2018 Focus on Services and Connected Lighting

By focusing on connected lighting solutions and the most comprehensive service offer in the lighting industry, the Zumtobel Group strengthens its position as a service-oriented company and strong partner for its customers. 
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2018-02-12

[Financial Updates] Innolux Announces January 2018 Consolidated Revenues and Unaudited Net Income for 2017

Innolux announces January 2018 consolidated revenues and unaudited net income for 2017.
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2018-02-12

[Financial Updates] LITE-ON Technology Reports Consolidated January Sales of NT$16.51 Billion

LITE-ON Technology reported January consolidated revenue of NT$16.51 billion, up 2% Y-o-Y and decreased 8% M-o-M supported by stable end-demand from core businesses.
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2018-02-12

Vode Lighting Partners with International Lights NYC

Vode Lighting recently announced a partnership with International Lights. The move supports Vode’s ambitious growth plans and solidifies its position in the major design market of New York.
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2018-02-12

LEDVANCE Successfully Delivers 25 Million LED Lamps to Indian Government

LEDVANCE has successfully delivered 25 million energy-efficient LED lamps to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Indian government agency in charge of executing India‘s UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) initiative.
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2018-02-09

Seoul Semiconductor Files Patent Infringement Litigation against Mouser for Sale of Everlight Products in Italy

On February 2, 2018, Seoul Semiconductor filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Italy in the Court of Milan against Mouser Electronics Inc., a global electronic components distributor, as well as its Italian subsidiary – for the sale of certain Everlight LED products.
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2018-02-09

Enlighted is Named in the Global Cleantech 100 for the Fourth Year in 2018

Enlighted, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, announced it was named in the prestigious 2018 Global Cleantech 100, produced by CTG (Cleantech Group), whose research and events services keep its audiences and clients in touch with emerging trends, leading innovation companies and all key players in sustainable innovation.
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2018-02-08

Cases Closed: Veeco, AMEC, and SGL Settle Patent Litigation

Veeco Instruments Inc., Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. (AMEC), and SGL Carbon SE (SGL), today announced that they have mutually agreed to settle the pending litigation among the parties and to amicably resolve all pending disputes, including AMEC’s lawsuit against Veeco before the Fujian High Court in China and Veeco’s lawsuit against SGL before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
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2018-02-08

Lukewarm iPhone X Sales Cools Down Smartphone OLED Demand

Display makers have been scrambling for the production of smartphone OLED screens for the iPhone X; however, the phone faces a tepid sales and even a possibility to be discontinued in 2018.
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2018-02-08

Samsung Introduces Professional Micro LED Display for Improved Commercial Content Delivery

Samsung Electronics literally will take LED engagement to new heights with the introduction of ‘The Wall Professional’ – a modular, large-format indoor Micro LED display that can extend to hundreds of inches in size while delivering outstanding brightness, contrast and viewing angles. The Wall Professional will serve as the centerpiece of the Samsung booth at ISE 2018.
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2018-02-08

Lighthouse teamed up with Macroblock in the development of next generation LED Video Display

Lighthouse Technologies Limited (Lighthouse), a LED video display solutions specialist has joined forces with Macroblock, an expert in LED Driver IC to launch the new Quantum q fine pitch LED Screen Series (1.5mm, 1.8mm & 2.5mm pixel pitch) using the Macroblock’s 48-Ch LED Driver IC MBI5353 to deliver the unprecedented LED fine pitch display screen at ISE 2018.
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LEDtronics introduces its latest series of LED Machine Status Indicator & Utility Bulbs. This is a product category LEDtronics has been manufacturing for 35 years, and this newest generation is the most energy-efficient and of the highest ... READ MORE

The new Synios P2720 has the same footprint as the 850 nm version. Measuring only 2.0 mm x 2.75 mm x 0.6 mm, the IRED is therefore ideal for space-critical applications.

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