2017-08-23

SNA Displays to Unveil Highest-Resolution LED Screen in History of Times Square

One of this year's most anticipated LED displays is to be unveiled by Sansi North America (SNA) Displays, a manufacturer of custom LED displays and lighting solutions. New York City's newest large-format LED video spectacular will be the highest-resolution LED screen in the storied history of Times Square.
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2017-08-23

RayVio UV LED Technology Available Worldwide from Digi-Key

RayVio's portfolio of UVB and UVC LEDs are available for immediate shipment globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as the result of a new distribution agreement.
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2017-08-23

Showa Denko Expands IR LED Lineup, Ready for IoT-related Markets

Showa Denko (SDK) has expanded its product lineup of infrared LED chips (IR-LEDs), which are mainly used as parts of photo-couplers for gate drivers in power semiconductor modules and parts of sensors for IoT-related devices.
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2017-08-23

Samsung Completes Lineup of High-Power LEDs with LH351C for Outdoor Lighting Applications

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. just announced that it now has a full lineup of high-power LEDs with the introduction of its new 5W-class LH351C, which follows its LH351B (3W) and LH351D (10W) offerings.
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2017-08-23

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017

Cree, Inc. yesterday announced revenue of $359 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, ended June 25, 2017. This represents an 8% decrease compared to revenue of $388 million reported for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, and a 5% increase compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2017. GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter was $6 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net loss of $11 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 was $4 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 of $19 million, or $0.19 per diluted share.
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2017-08-23

Taiwanese Tech Giants Join Apple’s 3D Sensing Manufacturing Squad

Apple’s development of 3D sensing highly interests the market. A list of companies joining Apple’s 3D sensing supply chain has been revealed in a recent report, which includes quite a number of Taiwanese firms, including TSMC, Largan Precision, Foxconn, Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, GSEO, Xintec, and VisEra.  
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2017-08-22

Tiny IR LEDs from Osram Allow for Eye Contact with Virtual Reality

The Japanese start-up company FOVE offers users a virtual reality headset that integrates eye tracking as a novel means of interaction. Tiny ChipLEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors provide the infrared illumination to track the user’s direction of gaze and eye movements.  
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2017-08-22

LumenFocus Announces New Heavy Duty High Bay

LumenFocus has added a new luminaire to its product line – the PBLHD heavy duty high bay. Part of the PBL family, the more durable HD is ideal for applications where the luminaire could be struck – such as gymnasiums and recreation centers. Wireguards are optional for added protection.
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2017-08-22

Osram's Apollon Creates Uniform Light Windows in Rooms

Apollon from Osram is a diverse, VDU-compliant (UGR19) LED luminaire for electrical contractors who place importance on both an intelligent light concept and many extras. The luminaires have the appearance of homogeneous 'windows of light' that can be grouped together to create light ceilings. Luminous flux was increased by 15% to 4,000 lumens compared to its predecessor model. The luminaire is therefore an efficient and economical replacement not only for 3-lamp but even for 4-lamp 4x18W (T8) and 4x14W (T5) louvre luminaires. 
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2017-08-22

Lumibright Reveals All New Integrated LED Handrail Lighting System

With clever engineering and design, the LED Railing Module is an innovative versatile system offering unique lighting with unrivalled uniformity and photometric performance. Eliminating the need to light an entire area, the integrated Railing System helps to increase safety & security - at minimal cost- thanks to its low energy consumption.
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2017-08-22

Coretronic Acquires British Image Processing Company, Calibre

Coretronic Corporation (Coretronic), Taiwan has completed the acquisition of Calibre, a privately held British image processing technology manufacturer based in Bradford, Yorkshire, UK.
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2017-08-22

Energy Saving at Manufacturing Company with Aura LED Lighting Rental Scheme

Swedish lighting experts, Aura Light, has been involved in a new warehouse LED lighting scheme at Celsa Manufacturing UK in Neath, South Wales.
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2017-08-22

Elemental LED Announces New Partnerships with Illuminations and LaFace McGovern Associates

Elemental LED, a U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced partnerships with Illuminations Inc. and LaFace McGovern Associates Inc. that extends its Diode LED product brand into Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 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 commercial and residential applications.
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2017-08-22

Manufacturers Increasingly Turn to UV LED Technology for Filament Coating

High demand for coated filaments across a wide and growing spectrum of applications, ranging from cell phones to fabrics, is causing manufacturers to increasingly turn to Phoseon Technology’s revolutionary UV LED curing because of the advantages it offers compared with traditional UV or arc light curing methods.
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2017-08-22

DECO Lighting’s Vector Linear Architectural Luminaire Recognized in the 2017 IES' Progress Report

DECO Lighting, a manufacturer of next-generation LED lighting solutions, is proud to announce that the Vector linear architectural luminaire series has been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) in its prestigious annual Progress Report for 2017. Each year, IES recognizes innovative new products, research, publications, and activities in the lighting community. Recognition in the Progress Report is based on an impartial judging process used by the committee to evaluate each submission for its unique attributes, functionality, and overall performance above industry standards. The Progress Committee sets out to stay up to date with any new developments in the art and science of lighting.  
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2017-08-22

Lasers for Use in Movie Projectors, Illumination, and Medical Technology

Do you go to the movies regularly? Then you have most likely followed the transformation over the past ten years when the first movie theatres moved to digital projection. Laser projectors have been in use since 2015.
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2017-08-21

Universiade Taipei 2017 Opens its Curtains with the Largest Floor LED Display

The 29th Summer Universiade, an international multi-sports event organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), opened its curtains on 19th August in the city of Taipei, Taiwan. The opening ceremony was highlighted with the world’s largest floor LED display right in the middle of the main venue Taipei Municipal Stadium. 
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2017-08-18

New IoT Platform from Acuity Brands Helps Evaluate and Plan Space Allocation Through Lighting

Acuity Brands introduced Atrius Spaces, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform service that helps customers manage space utilization using a building’s occupancy data. Atrius Spaces, which includes a web application and an application programming interface (API), can be used to efficiently allocate and plan for spatial requirements, allowing building managers to optimize facility operations and budgets, as well as the overall management of a building or campus throughout its lifecycle. 
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2017-08-18

Spectacular Lighting Dynamics Introduced with Modern Forms Kinetic LED Chandelier

Spectacular lighting dynamics. Gyroscope inspired openwork globe with individually adjustable rings for a custom futuristic look is revealed as Modern Forms introduces the Kinetic LED Interior Chandelier.
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2017-08-18

Quantum Materials’ QD LED Surpasses 1000 Hour Milestone

Quantum Materials Corp announced that its cadmium-free quantum dots in a remote LED application successfully surpassed the 1000 hour continuous on-time durability test. The testing has been conducted with red and green quantum dots encapsulated in resin and mounted to blue emitting LED's (see diagram below), which are similar to the type of LED's used in standard LCD display back light units (BLU).
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2017-08-18

Plessey Triumphs in the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards

Plessey announces that its multi-award winning Orion beam forming module has been crowned a winner in the Components and Light Sources category of the 2017 Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIAs).
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2017-08-18

OSRAM Opto Semiconductor Acquires AIXTRON’s MOCVD Systems

AIXTRON announced that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has purchased the company’s AIX 2800G4-TM Planetary system for the manufacturing of mainly infrared-based high power lasers and LEDs based on gallium arsenide (GaAs).
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2017-08-18

TCP Launches New Website Featuring Industry-First Technology for Commercial and Residential Lighting

Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of energy-efficient lighting technologies, today announces the launch of www.tcpi.com, a brand-new website that features industry-first technology.
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2017-08-17

Prominent Italian Tomato Grower Gandini Antonio S.S. Selects Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

A leading tomato producer in northern Italy invests in advanced LED technology to increase yield and improve plant quality. Heliospectra AB announces a new order from Heliospectra's Italian reseller Ageon S.r.l. The order goes to one of Italy's prominent commercial tomato producers Gandini Antonio S.S. located in northern Italy, with the goal to improve plant quality and increase yield. The order is valued at $99,000 (805,000 SEK).
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2017-08-17

Light Polymers and Cree Sign Patent License Agreement

Light Polymers recently announced a patent license-agreement with Cree, a leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED Lighting and power semiconductor solutions. Cree has granted a royalty-bearing, non-exclusive patent license to certain Cree patents for certain LED luminaires. This agreement will allow Light Polymers to apply their proprietary nanochemistry to affordably manufacture luminaires with special photonic films that advance the development of the LED lighting market by enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of LED lighting products.
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2017-08-17

EVERLIGHT Will Witness Growth in 2H17 but Profit of the Year Might Still Fall

LED package giant EVERLIGHT reported a solid 2Q17 revenue and profit better than that in 1Q17, yet worse than that in the prior year period. The product mix adjustment and price wars are said to account for the annual decline in EVERLIGHT’s finance. Besides, its new capacity is yet to contribute.
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2017-08-16

Taiwanese PCB Makers Seek to Join Micro LED Supply Chain

Technology giants such as Apple and Sharp have been actively running a series of research and development on Micro LED technology. PCB manufacturers are also eager to seize the related business opportunities. Unimicron has invested in related advanced manufacturing processes. It will start a small batch production in 2018 at the earliest and plans to mass produce PCBs for Micro LED applications in 2019. The rest of PCB makers intend to follow suit, which is expected to drive the growth of the PCB market to a new high. 
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2017-08-16

Introducing Uplight Group- The Best in European Lighting Is Here

Believing that the lighting industry still has room for contemporary products with a global perspective, David Weisinger and his newly formed company, Uplight Group, is poised to introduce four new brands to North America. Having successfully distributed the Italian brand Studio Italia Design lighting to the U.S., Weisinger is now turning his practiced eye to an even wider European perspective. We are pleased to introduce you not only to Uplight Group but to the initial offerings of the company.
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2017-08-16

London to See Large Scale Smart Lighting Projects

Silver Spring Networks announced that it will deploy its Starfish™ platform-as-a-service (PaaS) across the City of London and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. This adds to the previously announced London deployment in the City of Westminster. 
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2017-08-16

Researchers Improve Color Tuning Technology for Next Generation LED

An international science research team introduced in the journal Science Advances a simple and economical way to create different sizes of semiconducting nanocrystals tailored for different needs, which might imply the possibility of the mass production of next generation LED.
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. just announced that it now has a full lineup of high-power LEDs with the introduction of its new 5W-class LH351C, which follows its LH351B (3W) and LH351D (10W) offerings.

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Do you go to the movies regularly? Then you have most likely followed the transformation over the past ten years when the first movie theatres moved to digital projection. Laser projectors have been in use since 2015.

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