2018-01-22

Samsung, Sumitomo Chemical Phase out LED Sapphire Substrate Business

Sumitomo Chemical has reportedly phased out its LED sapphire substrate business. SSLM, a South Korean sapphire wafer joint venture funded by Sumitomo Chemical and Samsung, stopped manufacturing sapphire substrates and Samsung also claimed to have halted investments in the company, reported The Nihon Keizai Shinbun.
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2018-01-22

VLNComm Launches the World's First Li-Fi Lighting Panel

VLNComm, a US-basesd firm focusing on the development of bi-directional Li-Fi, has developed the fastest, most affordable and most innovative Li-Fi LED lighting panel in the industry. Introduced and successfully demonstrated before to more than 500 people at CES 2018, the LumiNex panel is capable of 108Mbps download speeds and when coupled with the LumiStick 2, 53Mbps upload speeds. Coverage is 516 square feet and includes support for 15 users simultaneously all through the use of industry standard white LEDs.
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2018-01-22

Philips Lighting Expands Friends of Hue Program to Include Four North American Home Lighting Manufacturers

Philips Lighting is expanding its Friends of Hue program to include several leading North American LED lighting luminaire manufacturers: Access Lighting, Craftmade, ELK and ET2. The Friends of Hue partnership unites decorative lighting design with all the benefits of Philips Hue, enabling consumers to enjoy a greater choice of luminaires to enhance the look of their homes. Products by the respective partners are expected to launch in North America in Q1 and Q2 2018.
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2018-01-22

LED Filament Becomes Popular and Will Reach a Market Value of USD 1.8-2 Bil by 2020

Retro LED filament bulbs are trending from New York to London and installed at locations from retro bars, vogue restaurants, to households as intricate decorative lighting. Their appearances look similar to traditional incandescent lamps, but their light is softer. LEDfilament bulbs are not only used for decoration, but they also save energy and reduce carbon emission.
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2018-01-18

[Heads up] Cree, Inc. Announces 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Release Webcast

Cree, Inc. Announces 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Release Webcast
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2018-01-18

Walmart Continues Energy Efficiency Plan with 1.5 Million GE LED Fixtures Now Installed

Walmart announced results of an extensive lighting program with Current, powered by GE at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show. As part of an ongoing commitment to energy efficiency, Walmart has now installed more than 1.5 million LED (light emitting diode) fixtures across more than 6,000 stores, parking lots, distribution centers and corporate offices in ten countries.
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2018-01-18

LITE-ON Technology Reports Consolidated December Sales of NT$18.02 Billion

LITE-ON Technology reported December consolidated revenue of NT$18.02 billion, decreased 3% M-o-M and 16% Y-o-Y. Cumulative sales for the entire year of 2017 reached NT$ 214.57 billion supported by stable end-demand from core businesses.
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2018-01-17

Toray Brings Photoluminescence-based Testing to Multiple Stages of Micro LED Manufacture

Micro LED is an enticing display technology considerably future-proof yet hard to fully realize. All already-known challenges are basically induced by three key factors: the size, material, and number of LED chips. The industry refers to a LED chip as a Micro LED chip when its size is below 100μm—almost as tiny as the diameter of human hair. Different colors of Micro LEDs are made with different materials. Some companies attempt to develop a solution for chips of all colors, while the others invent several approaches to transfer, bond, and drive Micro LEDs produced with different compounds. What about the Number of Micro LEDs used for a display, let’s say, a TV, for example? It’s going to be single- to double-digit millions of them.
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2018-01-16

Human Centric Lighting to Overtake Energy Saving as Key Differentiator in Lighting Design for Buildings, Predicts amBX

Human Centric Lighting will be the next major area of opportunity for the global lighting and building design industries now that energy saving is regarded as ubiquitous, according to lighting technology specialist amBX.
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2018-01-16

Market Acceptance Could be Another Concern for Apple to Commercialize Micro LED

To be fair, none of the products launched in 2017 can arouse such a heated discussion as the iPhone X did. Its futuristic appearance, including the notch at the top of its OLED screen, attracted a lot of attention. Apart from that, the public also anticipated it to launch Apple Watch Series 3 featuring a Micro LED display but it did not happen.
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2018-01-16

EVERLIGHT Showcases Comprehensive Product Portfolios at LED Tech Japan

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS will be introducing new LED components for automotive, lighting, signage, infrared applications in LED Tech Japan (East Hall 4 E36-48). Everyone is welcome to experience total solutions from EVERLIGHT.   
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2018-01-15

Osram Lasers Promote Adoption of Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Vehicles

At this year’s North American International Auto Show’s AutoMobili-D 2018, Osram Opto Semiconductors is demonstrating how its high-power infrared pulse lasers are helping speed the adoption of autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). 
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2018-01-15

OSRAM Orders Multiple Veeco MOCVD Systems

Veeco Instruments announced that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH has ordered a multi-reactor Propel High Volume Manufacturing (HVM) Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System.
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2018-01-12

'LG OLED Canyon' Amazes CES Attendees

A unique, immersive installation that leverages flexible, eye-popping commercial display technology from LG Electronics (LG), is wowing attendees at CES 2018 this week. The winding 92-foot-long "LG OLED Canyon" features 246 LG Open Frame OLED displays, in concave and convex configurations, giving tens of thousands of visitors a one-of-a-kind experience of natural wonders.
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2018-01-12

Ring Acquires Innovative LED Lighting Technology Company Mr. Beams

Ring, a specialist in home security, announced it acquired Mr. Beams, an innovative LED lighting technology company, in order to integrate smart, energy-efficient lights into more of its security devices and release new, standalone outdoor security lights, called Ring Beams.
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2018-01-12

Massive 3D Sensing Boom in 2018 Causes Lumentum Shares to Escalate

Numerous orders are flowing to 3D sensing component suppliers including Lumentum and Win Semiconductor because of the boom in 3D sensing in 2018. Placed by Apple and other application makers, those orders are bringing fortune to suppliers.
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2018-01-11

2017 Review: UV LED Stories Worldwide

LEDinside gathers a series of UV LED events and technology advancements in 2017.
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2018-01-11

QLED TV and OLED TV Continue to Compete in CES, Featuring 8K Resolution and Intelligent Video Processing

Competition between QLED TV and AMOLED TV has continued in CES this year, and resolutions of the latest TVs include both 4K and 8K specifications. Major TV brands now focus on video processing chips in addition to constant improvements of HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging technology, says WitsView, a division of TrendForce. Together with AI technology, TVs are now featuring “smart” video processing capability and superior image quality.
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2018-01-11

LEDVANCE Introduces World’s First Bluetooth Mesh Qualified LED Products

LEDVANCE has developed the world’s first LED lighting products that are Bluetooth mesh qualified - the SYLVANIA SMART+ Bluetooth Full Color LED A19 Bulb, Indoor Full Color LED Flex Strip, Soft White Filament LED A19 Bulb and Soft White LED A19 Bulb.
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2018-01-11

Philips Lighting and Razer Join Forces to Create a Powerful, Immersive Gaming Experience

Philips Lighting announced its first partnership for Philips Hue Entertainment with Razer, the leading lifestyle brand for gamers. To provide gamers with a new level of spatial immersion, the companies have integrated the Philips Hue Entertainment API and tools with the Razer Chroma lighting ecosystem.
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2018-01-10

CES News: Innoviz Launching Autonomous Driving LiDAR InnovizPro

Innoviz Technologies announced the commercial launch of InnovizPro, a stand-alone, solid-state, MEMS-based scanning LiDAR solution offering the most accurate and reliable performance of any LiDAR sensor available on the market.
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2018-01-10

[Video] Take A Closer Look at Samsung’s Micro LED Modular TV ‘The Wall’

Perhaps one of the most attention-garnering products unveiled by Samsung Electronics at CES 2018 is its 146-inch The Wall, the world’s first modular Micro LED TV. Featuring a number of display technology advancements, The Wall is set to usher in the future of displays by providing an unsurpassed viewing experience while seamlessly integrating into consumers’ lives – and living rooms.
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2018-01-10

pmdtechnologies Showcases New 3D Depth Sensing Imager IRS238XC and Smallest 3D Camera Worldwide at CES 2018

pmdtechnologies ag is showcasing its new 3D imager IRS238XC for the first time at CES 2018. The imager has been jointly developed by pmdand Infineon Technologies AG and addresses the rapidly growing market for 3D depth sensing.
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2018-01-10

pmdtechnologies Announces Strategic Partnership with Sunny Opotech for 3D Depth Sensing Camera Solutions

pmdtechnologies ag and Ningbo Sunny Opotech today announced a collaboration to jointly strengthen their already existing partnership. Jointly the partners develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions for mobile devices to OEMs in China and the rest of the world.
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2018-01-10

[Photos] Large Sized Lumens Micro LED Displays at CES 2018

Not just Samsung, another Korean display maker is unveiling its Micro LED displays. We covered last December that Lumens started producing two types of Micro LED displays and it alleged to bring them to CES 2018. It seems the company made it, too.
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2018-01-09

Sony Unveils New 4K OLED TV and LED-LCD TV at CES 2018

Sony unveils its new lineup of products at the CES 2018. It showcases its latest product offerings such as 4K OLED televisions and wireless noise-cancelling stereo headsets that allow users to enjoy high audio quality music while working out.
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2018-01-09

[Financial Update] Innolux Corporation December 2017 Consolidated Revenues of NT$27 Billion

Innolux today announced its December 2017 consolidated revenues. The company reported unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$27 billion in December 2017, a decrease 1.1% M-o-M and a decrease of 15.9 % Y-o-Y.
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2018-01-09

Innolux Showcases World’s First AM Mini LED Automotive Panel to Enhance Color Distinction

Self-driving car, electric vehicle and internet of vehicles are three major trends of automotive panels. Innolux takes part in the 2018 CES to exhibit the world’s first AM Mini LED automotive panel.
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2018-01-09

LG Display Introduces Large UHD Rollable OLED Display at CES 2018

LG Display is showcasing cutting-edge display products including the world’s first 65-inch UHD rollable OLED display that prove its global leadership in all areas of displays at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
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2018-01-08

Wipro Lighting Launches Internet of Lighting

Wipro Lighting today at its signature event “Light Show 2018” launched its Internet of Lighting (IoL)solutions for Smart& Connected indoor & outdoor lighting.
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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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“Because looks do count”, that was the basic idea when MechaTronix started to develop their next platform of spot light, down light and shop light coolers… Inspiration for the design was searched in natur... READ MORE