2016-06-27

Micro-LED Displays Might Make Way into Apple Watch 3 by Mid 2017 or Later

With OLED gaining traction on the market and rumored to be adopted in upcoming Apple iPhones and MacBook touch panels, it is surprising that the third generation Apple Watch might be switching to another innovative display technology, according to a report from Mac Rumor.
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2016-06-27

California City to Upgrade to LED Streetlights

Clovis, a city located in Fresno County, California in the U.S. will be replacing 7,600 streetlights with LED bulbs in the next few weeks, announced Pacific Gas and Electric last Friday.
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2016-06-27

Concord Intends to Install Glare-Free LED Streetlights

Concord, a city located in New Hampshire, U.S. is planning to install LED streetlights that are more friendly on the eyes of pedestrians, reportedConcord Monitor.
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2016-06-24

Hot Picks of the Week June. 20-24

A lawsuit filed by Nichia against Tachibana Eletech and E&E Japan, which companies imported and/or sold Blue LEDs manufactured by a Taiwanese company, Everlight Electronics, the Tokyo District Court found that the importation/sale of those Blue LEDs by E&E and Tachibana constituted infringement of Nichia's patent. However, Everlight refuted that it respects the court’s judgement as JP3972943 expired on July 6, 2014. Therefore, the infringement will not have negative impact on the company’s products.
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2016-06-24

Elemental LED Selects Focus Electrical Sales as Canadian Distributor

Elemental LED, a leading U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced today a partnership with Focus Electrical Sales Inc. that extends its award winning Diode LED product brand into Canada. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both residential and commercial applications.
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2016-06-23

Foxconn to Push Sharp’s OLED Panels Business Forward

Following Foxconn’s takeover of Sharp, the company will start shipping panels using advanced OLED materials next year, said Foxconn Chairman Terry Guo on Wednesday.
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2016-06-21

LED Technology Monitors Construction Site Safety in Indonesia

A safety monitoring method called On-Site Visualization has been implemented in metro system construction sites in Jakarta, Indonesia as part of a Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) project. The technology was developed by Professor AKUTAGAWA Shinichi (Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering).
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2016-06-21

Southern Indian State to Lit with LED Streetlights

Hyderabad, the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana, is to become the first to have LED street lighting in the city, reported Deccan Chronicle.
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2016-06-20

PepsiCo Partners Local Organizations to Install Solar Lights across Pakistan

In its second year, CSR volunteers from PepsiCo Pakistan launched the 2016 Lighting up Lives campaign in the holy month of Ramazan to strive towards improving communities. PepsiCo Partners with local organizations to install solar lights across Pakistan.
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2016-06-20

Sophisticated Star Wars Themed Pass Case Lights up When You Pass Ticket Gate

Japanese PCB Art manufacturer Denshi Gihan’s glowing transportation pass case has caught everyone’s attention, including Rocket News24. The Osaka-based company’s latest pass case, Star Wars themed, is considered to be one of the must-have items for commuters.
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2016-06-17

American Medical Association Adopts Guidance to Reduce Harmful Effects from Bright LED Streetlights

Strong arguments exist for overhauling the lighting systems on U.S. roadways with light emitting diodes (LED), but conversions to improper LED technology can have adverse consequences. In response, physicians at the Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) today adopted guidance for communities on selecting among LED lighting options to minimize potential harmful human and environmental effects.
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2016-06-17

Samsung Reinvents the Notification LED by Placing Ring Light Around Rear Camera

What GalaxtClub.nl discovered in a leaked user manual is Samsung’s new feature “Smart Glow”, which will probably make its debut on devices like Galaxy J2 soon.
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2016-06-17

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous A21 LED Lamp with Unauthorized UL Mark

The following is a notification from UL that the LED A21 lamp identified below and manufactured prior to August 23, 2015 bears an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada and may pose a shock hazard. The LED lamp does not comply with UL safety requirements and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.
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2016-06-15

Western Indian State Distributes 3,000,000 LED Bulbs within 19 Days

Gujarat, a state in Western India, has been distributing LED bulbs at a rapid pace. The state gave out up to 3,000,000 LED bulbs within a blink of 19 days under the Government of India’s UJALA program, reported Times of India.
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2016-06-15

Anonymous Donations to Light up Two Memphis-based Bridges with LEDs

The city of Memphis received US $12 million from anonymous donors to illuminate two bridges with LEDs. The two bridges, Harahan and Hernando de Soto, are few of the most iconic images of the city, said Jim Strickland, Memphis Mayor.
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2016-06-14

Samsung Display to Double OLED Shipments in 1Q16

Samsung Display’s shipments of OLED panels has more than doubled during the past year, since more -global smartphone manufacturers were adopting OLED displays, reported The Korea Herald.
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2016-06-14

Le Jardin De Rabelais Partners Philips Lighting for All-Year-Round Tomato Crop Growth

Philips Lighting, announced a new contract with French premium tomato grower, Le Jardin de Rabelais. In conjunction with horticulture partner, Certhon, Philips Lighting will supply LED horticultural lighting and services to the French grower to help it to increase the yield and taste of its speciality tomato crop for supermarkets in France.
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2016-06-13

Milk Deteriorates Faster Under LED Lights

Got LED light? Display cases and grocery stores increasingly do, and that’s bad news for milk drinkers.
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2016-06-08

Hot Picks of the Week June 8-10

Our research team has released their latest LED package market demand report for May 2016, micro-LEDs displayed by ITRI at Computex 2016. DOE has unveiled its 2016 SSL R&D plan, which highlights LED and OLED technology developments.
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2016-06-08

Flexible LED Filaments Reinvigorated the Vintage Beauty of Lighting

Some analysts predicted that most of the EU countries may soon phase out incandescent light bulbs for general lighting use.
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2016-06-07

LG Electronic to Launch New 4K OLED TV in Taiwan

Senior LG executives spoke about the company’s OLED TV market strategy at a press conference hosted at The Humble Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan earlier Tuesday.
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2016-06-07

LG’s TV Market Strategy in Taiwan

LG showcased its latest 4K OLED TVs to be launched in Taiwan earlier today, but these innovative TVs are not going to be their new major revenue source yet, said senior company executives during a press conference at The Humble Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan earlier Tuesday.
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2016-06-06

Samsung to Halt 40-inch LCD Production Line to Meet Apple's Upcoming OLED Demand

As Apple plans to introduce OLED iPhone soon, Samsung’s OLED panels will be used at the primary stage. In order to meet the OLED demand, Samsung is to shut down its L7 production line and replace it with OLED production ones by the end of December, 2016. The halt is expected to lead to short supply of 39.5- inch to 45-inch panels. Meanwhile, two leading Taiwanese panel manufacturers will directly benefit from the demand.
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2016-06-06

Atlantic City Intelligent Streetlights Keep Pedestrians Connected and Fully Powered

Interactive LED streetlights installed on Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey, U.S. are keeping local pedestrians fully connected and powered, reported Press of Atlantic City.
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2016-06-06

GlobalMed Technologies Acquires LED Skin Therapy Specialist Omnilux Medical

GlobalMed Technologies (GMT) announced that it has acquired Omnilux Medical, the gold standard for medical and aesthetic Light Emitting Diode (LED) skincare. The asset acquisition includes three Omnilux Medical Systems: the Omnilux Revive2™, Omnilux Blue™ and Omnilux Plus™, along with numerous patents and trademarks.
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2016-06-04

EU Agriculture Ministers See the Light in LED Illuminated Plant Growth

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, welcomed a group of 28 European Union (EU) Agriculture Ministers including EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan to the Philips Lighting GrowWise Center in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The Center leads horticultural and vertical farming research where growth recipes are developed for food crops. The visit was part of the Informal Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture organized by the Dutch EU Presidency. The central theme of this two day visit to the Netherlands was 'Food of the future - the future of food'.
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2016-06-04

Indian State Chhattisgarh Distributed 190,000 LED bulbs and Saved Money for its Taxpayers

More than 190,000 KED bulbs were distributed in Chhattisgarh following central government’s “Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All' ( UJALA )” project in the past two and half months.
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2016-06-04

California-based City to Upgrade 6,000 Streetlights to LEDs

Chico, the most populated city in California, partners up with PG&E in switching all the streetlights to LED lamps, reported KRCR News.
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2016-06-03

Philips Lighting Pledges to the World’s Energy Ministers to Sell More than 2B LED Light Bulbs by 2020

Leaders from Philips Lighting will meet today with Energy Ministers attending the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) summit in San Francisco, where the company will announce a commitment to sell more than 2 billion1 energy efficient LED light bulbs by 2020. Reaching this goal is estimated to save an amount of energy equivalent to that generated by 60 medium-sized coal-fired power stations with emissions equivalent to those from 24 million cars by 2020. The company will also reaffirm its pledge to make its global operations carbon neutral by 2020 and say that it expects electricity for its US operations to be 100% from renewable sources later this year.
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2016-06-02

Authorities in a North Carolina City Plan to Upgrade to LED Streetlights

City authorities in American city Kinston, North Carolina are planning to swap all traditional streetlights with LEDs, which is expected to cut energy consumption, improve security and save money, reported Kinston.com.
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Cree expands the market-leading LS Series LED surface ambient portfolio with the introduction of the new LS-FD High Efficiency linear luminaire. The new luminaire delivers excellent light quality and energy efficien... READ MORE

GE is working to unleash the ultimate living experience through a suite of connected products designed to make your life simpler and help you do more. First on that journey is a contemporary LED table lamp that embeds Amazon Alexa Voice Servic... READ MORE