2017-12-12

Luminis Introduces Oculus Exterior Recessed Downlight Luminaires

Luminis announces the release of its Oculus LED lighting product family. It has a screw-less, low profile trim providing a clean, seamless architectural appearance. The trim is available in a range of finishes to suit any aesthetic. Oculus is available in two aperture diameters, 6” and 8”.
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2017-12-12

BOE Technology Group and Universal Display Corporation Enter into Long-Term OLED Agreements

Universal Display Corporation, enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its technology and materials, announced the signing of long-term OLED Agreements with Chinese display giant BOE Technology Group.
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2017-12-11

Lumibright Task lights for Enhancing Commercial Display

Task light series are an optimum lighting solutions for commercial display, offering a systematic uniform beam of light over interested objects to increase visibility & aesthetical appeal.
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2017-12-11

Monocrystal Rated as “Integration Partner” by OSRAM

Monocrystal, specializing in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, received the status of “Integration Partner”, thus reaching the highest possible supplier grade with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH.
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2017-12-11

Light Polymers Announces Next-Generation OLED Polarizer Technology

Light Polymers is announcing a next-generation circular polarizer for OLED displays based on lyotropic liquid crystal technology. Light Polymers’ proprietary nanochemistry creates a circular polarizer at 45 µm, thinner than any competitive offering.
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2017-12-11

What Industry Professionals Say about Micro LED

LEDinside this time collected insights on Micro LED from seven experts. What do they think about Micro LED and the feasibility of its mass production? What are the elements they think Micro LED should have to be able to win the competition against LCD and OLED?
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2017-12-11

Epileds Will Complete Factory Relocation at the End of This Year and Has Started Investing in Micro LED

LED epi-wafers and chips supplier Epileds has posted flat revenue in 2H17 due to seasonal headwinds and the relocation of its factory. 
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2017-12-11

Excerpts from TrendForce's Forum on Key Trends in Electronic Components Industry

The global research company TrendForce held 2018 Forum on Key Trends in Electronic Components Industry on December 7, 2017. Here are the key excerpts from the forum.
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2017-12-08

Osram Broadband, Infrared Emitter Wins at 2017 ACE Awards

Osram Opto Semiconductors was a finalist in three categories at the Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards that took place last night at the San Jose Convention Center.
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2017-12-08

HKU Chair Professor Led Sustainable Lighting Systems Research Brings New LED Products and Theory Breakthrough

The research team stresses that sustainable lighting technology should incorporate a new principle that includes (i) energy saving, (ii) long product lifetime and (iii) recyclability of product materials. It highlights the important point that “energy-saving technology is not necessarily environmentally-friendly if it generates lots of harmful electronic waste within a short product lifetime”.
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2017-12-08

Updates on MOCVD Patent War Between Veeco and AMEC

Providers of metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment Veeco and AMEC have been exchanging heavy fire this year, filing patent infringement lawsuits against each other in the US and China.
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2017-12-08

LG Display’s Massive Surge in OLED Light Panel Production Set to Ignite Global Lighting Market

LG Display announced that the company started mass production at its new Gen 5 OLED light panel production line in Gumi, Korea and launched its new OLED light brand, Luflex. With these moves, the company will lead the lighting market, providing a powerful boost to the nascent sector globally. 
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2017-12-08

“UV Power” Research Project is Working on LED-replacements for Conventional UV Light Sources

The optical outputs of the new LEDs are expected to be greater than 120 mW at 300 ± 10 nm, 140 mW at 280 ± 10 nm and 80 mW at 260 ± 10 nm. The research group is also working on making significant improvements to the aging behavior of the LEDs so they can be operated longer and more economically.
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2017-12-08

Evolve Media Group Joins Absen LED as Newest VAD Partner

During the recent LDI tradeshow and conference, Evolve Media Group and Absen, specializing in LED technology, finalized its VAD (Value Add Distribution) partnership.
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2017-12-08

PixelFLEX Brings Water to Desert with nuMedia Innovations

Designed to create seamless convex or concave curved video displays, TrueFLEX is an ideal solution for installations requiring an ultra finepixel pitch and a high-resolution LED video pallet in a flexible format.
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2017-12-07

Avnet Adds Universal Lighting Technologies to LED Solutions Portfolio in the Americas

Avnet and Universal Lighting Technologies announced a new agreement designating Avnet as Universal’s first OEM distributor authorized to sell the EVERLINE family of LED drivers and linear modules in the Americas. 
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2017-12-07

Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED

Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.
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2017-12-07

Gooee Enters Canada by Solidifying IoT Lighting Partnership with Stanpro Lighting Systems

Smart lighting start-up Gooee has extended its North American reach to Canada by partnering with Stanpro Lighting Systems, a lighting manufacturer for the Canadian market located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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2017-12-07

International supermarket chain- PennyMarkt light up with LED and close the chiller doors on rising energy costs and carbon emissions

Working together, Nualight, Cool Solutions and DoubleCOOL have achieved vibrant chilled product displays for international supermarket chain PennyMarkt.
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2017-12-06

LeddarTech to Showcase the First 3D Solid-State LiDAR IC for Autonomous Driving at CES 2018

At CES 2018—from January 9 to 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada—LeddarTech will be presenting the LeddarCore LCA2, the industry's first 3D solid-state LiDAR (SSL) integrated circuit (IC) enabling mass production of automotive LiDARs, in the Leddar Ecosystem pavilion.
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2017-12-06

Fluence Bioengineering to Increase Adoption of LED Grow Lights with Financing Options and Expansion into Europe

Fluence Bioengineering announces the appointment of Kurt Davis to Director of Fluence Capital and Dr. Theoharis Ouzounis to Business Development, Europe. Both roles will serve as new gateways to speed the adoption rate of LED horticulture lighting solutions across commercial produce, cannabis and ornamental crop production worldwide.
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2017-12-06

Casambi’s Updated Lighting Control App Enhances Daylight Management and Multiple Network Access in Larger Buildings

Provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies Casambi announces the introduction of a new release of their lighting control app for smartphones, smart watches and tablets.
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2017-12-06

PixelFLEX Helps Change the Perception of Worship at Shoreline Church

“Since we were in the process of completing a new building, we started looking at the quality of LED video over LCD projection. Before, it seemed that only the big churches with large budgets could afford LED video systems, but once we saw it was also an affordable solution for us, we decided LED video would be the best option for our new worship experience,” said lead pastor Eric Partin.
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2017-12-06

Global ASP of LED Light Bulbs Remains Stable in November, but ASP in Japan Market Drops, Says LEDinside

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales prices (ASP) of LED light bulbs was generally stable in November. The global ASP of 40-watt equivalent products was US$6.2, a slight increase of 0.5%. The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products also increased slightly by 0.2% to US$7.4. Japan saw noticeable price slide while Europe experienced price growth.
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2017-12-06

RPI Study Demonstrates that Both High Yields and Nutritional Quality of Leafy Greens Can Be Achieved With LUXEON SunPlus Lime LEDs

The study, utilizing a variety of commercial LEDs, compared the effectiveness of different LEDs on the growth of red lettuce Rouxai. The best combined yield and antioxidant concentrations in the lettuce was observed using LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs.
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2017-12-06

Epistar to Manufacture Small Batch of Mini LED in 2Q18

Epistar General Manager Chou Ming-Chun revealed at the company’s investor conference on December 5 that Mini LED is likely to be mainstream in the backlight market.
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2017-12-05

New LED Flood Curing System for UV/Light Cure Materials from Intertronics

The Dymax BlueWave MX-250 offers all the benefits of curing using UV LED technology, in a flood lamp configuration which has the power and control suitable for production.
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2017-12-05

Deltavation Selects Gooee as Data Store & Analytics Platform

Following Gooee’s European launch at LuxLive 2017 in November 2017, the Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider and Deltavation announce a partnership that sees Gooee’s data store and analytics platform being integrated into Deltavation’s LED lamp-based linear, lighting, sensing and control systems.
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2017-12-05

Philips Lighting OEM wins at Lux Awards 2017

Philips Lighting have announced one win and one highly commended at the Lux Awards 2017 for their OEM business - Philips Lighting OEM UK. The Lux Awards are a recognized annual event designed to celebrate both creativity and sustainability in lighting.
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2017-12-05

ams Tri-stimulus Color Sensor Provides Precise Measurements of Biologically Influential Blue Light

ams introduced the AS7264N, a tri-stimulus sensor which provides measurements of color that closely match the human eye’s response to the visible light spectrum. 
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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