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Things do not look too well for former NVC Lighting CEO Wu Changjiang this week. After being ousted from the company board, Wu employees got into a violent fight with ETI staff. The power transition after the merge is getting messier with ETI CEO Wang Donglei and Wu throwing accusations at each other. With Apple iPhone 6 launch date just one month away, latest leaks noted the phone will still be using dual-flash LEDs. Great news for those who enjoy taking selfies on their smartphones. LEDinside has also launched its latest ranking report for Chinese manufacturers. For more please see below:

Editor Recommendations

  1. Chinese Manufacturers Hot on Nichia Heels in LED Package Market, says LEDinside
  2. Epistar Chairman Speaks About Upgrading LED Technology and Expanding Production Capacity
  3. Cons of Smart Lighting: Smartphone Needs to be Charged Up Before Usage
  4. iPhone 6 Sticks to Dual-Flash LED Technology
  5. Taiwanese LED Manufacturer AOC Responds to Toshiba Patent Infringement Lawsuit
  6. Taiwan’s LED Industry Sees Record Growth in July 2014, But Not in Sapphire Substrate Industry
  7. Accenture and Philips Latest Research Enables ALS Patients to Turn on Lights by Thinking
  8. Fukuda Crystal Laboratory’s 2” SCAM Crystal Might Replace Sapphire Substrates in the Future
  9. Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014

[Special Section] NVC Lighting and ETI Power Struggle After Merge

  1. NVC Lighting Removes Wu Changjiang from CEO Role
  2. NVC Lighting Power Transition after Merge with ETI Gets Ugly
  3. NVC Lighting Incident Shows Clash of Eastern and Western Management Values

What’s Trending

  1. LED Equipped 3D Microscope Probes into Brain for Images
  2. Jamaica to Replace 200 Streetlights in Kingston with LEDs
  3. Copenhagen to Roll Out Smart LED Streetlight Project

Industry News

  1. Lextar Reports Steady Revenue Growth for 2Q14
  2. Osram Sylvania To Move Headquarters to Wilmington
  3. Osram to Acquire Entertainment Lighting Company Clay Paky
  4. Nokia 130 and 130 Dual Sim Phones Launched with Built-in LED Flash Light
  5. NVC Lighting Incident Shows Clash of Eastern and Western Management Values
  6. Crystal Applied Focuses on Expertise to Keep Position as Top Sapphire Substrate Manufacturer
  7. Gigateq Seeks Crowdfunding to Bring Smart LED Bulbs to Market
  8. LightFreq Takes Kickstarter by Storm, Reaches US $50,000 Target in 4 Days
  9. HONGFANG is Not A UPRtek Affiliate or Online Distributor

New Products

  1. GE’s Lumination™ LED DownLights Now Offered in More Versatile and Designer-Friendly Options
  2. Osram New IR LED Boosts Electro-Optical Efficiency by 48%
  3. SemiLEDs Releases Complete 80mil EV LED Chip Family
  4. Raytec Launches SPARTAN Transportable Hazardous Area LED Floodlights
  5. Amerlux Launches New Slim-line LED Linear Lighting Solution
  6. Larson Electronics Reveals New Class 1 Division 1 Explosion Proof Drop Light with Inline Transformer
  7. Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Thin Film Chip Resistors with Gold Terminations for Conductive Gluing
  8. Access Fixtures Announces Vandal Resistant LED Wall Packs

Interesting Applications

  1. Unique Shaped Hand Crafted Biei LED Light Bulbs
  2. Super Energy-Efficient LED Light EVA™ Has Multiple Functionality
  3. Asylum Adds Bling to Pipe with Colorful LED Crystals

Lighting Projects

  1. Justin Timberlake 20/20 Concert Lit Up with Philips Lighting
  2. San Francisco Int’l Airport Transforms Terminal with MaxLite Lighting Fixtures
  3. Philips Luminous Textile Installation Enriches the Reception of Iconic Building in London
  4. GE Lighting Adds Luster to China 2014 Youth Olympic Games with Energy-Efficient Flood Lights
  5. Latest Philips Lighting Technology Would Help Realise Aspirations for New Zealand Stadiums
  6. Bikini Berlin Concept Mall Bathed in Light from over 1000 Elation LED Luminaires
  7. Dayton Power and Light Awards Central State University Rebate of US $133,135 for Lighting Efficiency Upgrades
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