2017-04-27

Delta Earns ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Second Consecutive Year

Delta, a major provider of power and thermal management solutions, announced its subsidiary Delta Products Corporation was named as 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Product Brand Owner Award winner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 26.
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2017-04-27

Orion Announces Fiscal 2017 Results, Including Revenue Rising 3.5%-4% over Fiscal 2016

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (Orion Lighting), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient LED lighting products, announced preliminary, unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter (Q4 ’17) and fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.
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2017-04-27

Kroma Technologies to Launch a Premium Brand of Motion-Reactive Lightwear

Kroma Technologies plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for a new brand of premium, motion-reactive lightwear within the next two months.  The brand will launch with two products: KromaKicks - a pair of legwarmers, and the KromaHood - a headpiece.  
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2017-04-27

Hong Kong to Upgrade Street Lighting to LED

Hong Kong will soon replace its street lights with more energy-efficient LED units, government officials confirmed. The competent authority, Honk Kong Highways Department, on Wednesday said due to mature LED technology and the significant drop in prices of LED light, the department agrees now is the right time to commence LED street lights replacement scheme. It added that replacement work has already started in the current financial year.
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2017-04-27

LEDinside: Cree, San'an JV Will Impact Asian LED Supply Chain

U.S. LED maker Cree Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss that missed expectations. Shares of Cree further plunged 11% on Wednesday. Cree also announced that it is forming a joint venture with San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., China’s largest maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, to produce and deliver to market high-performing, mid-power lighting class LED packaged products. The news caused quite a stir in the LED industry.
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2017-04-27

ActiveLED Releases a New High-Output LED Flood Light for Building and Property Perimeters

ActiveLED, Inc., a U.S. based innovator and manufacturer of performance LED lighting luminaires, announced that it has formally introduced the FLB Series LED Shoebox Flood Light. This new fixture is engineered as an energy efficient replacement for high wattage Metal Halide and High Pressure Sodium light fixtures.
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2017-04-27

Kiu Hung International Plans to Develop Hotel Robotic Technology Business with Shanghai Liming

Hong Kong-based investment company Kiu Hung International Holdings Limited ("Kiu Hung International" or the "Group") plans to develop robotic technology business in the hotel industry together with Shanghai Liming Intelligent Technology Limited ("Shanghai Liming"). The 2014 Nobel Laureate physicist, Professor Shuji Nakamura, was invited to the conference named "First Launch Front-desk Robot in China", hosted by Shanghai Liming and title-sponsored by the Group to share his views on the trend and potential of the intelligent hotel technology business.
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2017-04-27

French Startup Launches LED Lamp that Claims to Eliminate Jet Lag

Globe trotters, businessmen and sportsmen who cringe at the thought of jet lags finally have a solution now! Rising French startup Alive Energy has recently introduced a game-changing LED lamp JETLight that will eliminate all the jet lag woes even before you board the flight.
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2017-04-26

Monocrystal Facilitates Micro LED Development with Its New Ultra-Clean Sapphire Wafers

Monocrystal, a specialist in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, announced the release of its new Ultra-Clean sapphire wafers.
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2017-04-26

Technology Brands Including Facebook Dive Deep Into the Potential of Micro-LED Displays for AR and VR Devices, Reports LEDinside

Following Sony’s introduction of CLEDIS (Crystal LED Integrated Structure) displays and Apple’s acquisition of LuxVue, more technology companies are exploring the possibilities of micro-LED in various display applications. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that there are now nearly 100 private companies and research organizations participating in the development of micro-LED displays. Besides Apple and Sony, there are other major technology brands that invest in micro-LED. Notable cases include the acquisition of InfiniLED by Facebook’s Oculus and the partnership agreement between Ostendo Technologies and KDX. By entering this field in advance, these companies hope to gain favorable positions in the future.
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2017-04-26

AIXTRON Organizes Portfolio for Future Technologies with Individual Financing Concepts

AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA; OTC: AIXNY), a major provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced its financial results for the first quarter 2017.
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2017-04-26

Dubai Municipality’s Al Lisaili Hall Is All Glitz and Glitter with LED Neonflex

Inspired from the heritage legacy, Dubai Municipality’s Al Lisaili hall is facility for organizing wedding functions and all other events, providing main amenities for nuptials and ceremonies to be a jubilant memorable event. The hall has a capacity of 750 invitees in addition of service areas for visitors, kitchen utility, electric, sound rooms, and a bride room. 
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2017-04-26

VIZIO Launches All-New SmartCast P-Series Ultra HD HDR XLED Pro Display Collection

VIZIO, Inc. announced its all-new 2017 VIZIO SmartCast P-Series Ultra HD HDR XLED Pro Display collection. Powered by XLED Pro, VIZIO's most powerful full-array local dimming backlight technology, and XHDR Pro™ with Dolby Vision™ and HDR10 content support, the 2017 P-Series pushes the boundaries of high dynamic range. 
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2017-04-26

Nordichallen: Osram Creates Professional Lighting Conditions for Indoor Football in Sweden

Osram Lighting Solutions designed and implemented innovative LED hall lighting for the Nordichallen, a modern exhibition space and football hall in the Swedish city of Sundsvall. The new lighting solution complies with professional light requirements as stipulated by the Swedish Football Association and simultaneously saves around 65 percent energy. The home team of GIF Sundsvall, a club in the Allsvenskan premier Swedish football league, uses the hall for daily training, hall competitions and friendly matches.
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2017-04-26

Avnet Assembles LED Design Dream Team for LIGHTFAIR Institute Courses

Avnet, a major global technology distributor, announced that Avnet Illumineer Bob Householder will be among the featured course instructors at this year’s LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), May 7-8, 2017, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. LFI is the world’s largest annual commercial lighting conference and trade show.
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2017-04-26

Cree Announces Mid-Power LED Joint Venture with San’an Optoelectronics

Apart from reporting its third-quarter financial results, Cree, Inc. on Tuesday also announced that it is forming a joint venture with San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. to produce and deliver to market high-performing, mid-power lighting class LED packaged products in an exclusive arrangement to serve the expanding markets of North and South America, Europe and Japan, and serve China and the rest of the world on a non-exclusive basis.
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2017-04-26

Cree Shares Fall 7% after Reporting 3Q Loss

Cree, Inc. on Tuesday announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2017, ended March 26, 2017, which missed Wall Street expectations. Shares of Cree declined over 7% in after-hours trade.
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2017-04-26

Osram Launches LED-based Smart Lighting Control System

Osram announced the availability of SIMPLUX™, a simple standalone wireless lighting control system designed for small- to mid-sized spaces up to 10,000 square feet and/or up to 100 nodes. For maximum design flexibility, SIMPLUX enables specifiers to choose virtually any manufacturer’s luminaire that has a 0-10V dimmable ballast or LED driver, and deliver fixture-by-fixture or full group control as needed. SIMPLUX also offers an easy upgrade path to POLARIS 3D software and the ENCELIUM® networked light management system for more sophisticated, enterprise-level control or integration to building automation systems via BACNet®. 
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2017-04-25

Guided by the Light: Mediamarkt Customers Find Products Faster with Indoor Positioning from Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app.  It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them quickly and easily thanks to innovative LED lighting that acts as an indoor positioning system.  
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2017-04-25

DOCOMO Develops World's First Spherical Drone Display

NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display - an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight - which DOCOMO believes to be a world first (as of April 16, 2017).
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2017-04-25

Brecon Beacons’s Dark Sky Disturbed by LED Street Lights

The Brecon Beacons National Park, one of the three national parks in Wales, UK, has earned special protection of its night sky from light pollution and is an ideal place for stargazing. However, for the sake of safety, the Welsh Government recently installed LED street lights in Cwmdu, Powys, leaving a campaign group concerned. 
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2017-04-25

Ricoh Continues to Grow Wide Format Portfolio, Partners with EFI

Ricoh USA, Inc. announced the addition of EFI's H1625 LED and VUTEk® H2000 Pro hybrid roll/flatbed wide format printers to its growing wide format portfolio through a reseller agreement with EFI™. This new partnership is part of Ricoh's ongoing efforts to better serve customers looking to add or enhance capabilities in the fast-growing wide-format segment. 
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2017-04-25

Leyard and Planar Launch the Industry’s First Seamless LED Touch-Enabled Video Wall at NAB 2017

At the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, and Planar, a Leyard company, launched the Leyard® LED MultiTouch, the industry’s first seamless LED touch-enabled video wall. This proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls without the disadvantages of front glass—offering a seamless, smooth, lightweight and durable LED touch surface that delivers superior visual performance enabled by the patent-pending Leyard® PLTS™ (Pliable LED Touch Surface™) technology.
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2017-04-25

Vishay Intertechnology Releases Space-Saving Ultrabright LEDs

The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced a new series of super red, red, amber, and yellow ultrabright LEDs in compact untinted surface-mount packages with dome lenses. Utilizing the latest ultrabright AllnGaP on Si chip technology, the space-saving Vishay Semiconductors VLD.1535.. series delivers extremely high brightness with luminous intensity to 14000 mcd and an emission angle of ± 22° without the need for an external lens.
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2017-04-24

OLED ASIA SUMMIT 2017

Along with the escalating competition in the OLED industry, strategic investments and capital operations among large enterprises were growing more frequent in 2016 when a large number of excellent OLED brands rose rapidly. The year of 2017 will be the inflexion for significant growth in the global OLED market when Asian panel makers from Korea, China and Japan that represent the makers of the world will become the fulcrum for the development of OLED across the entire industry chain, which will promote the innovation in the display industry all over the world.  &n...
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2017-04-24

Ultratech Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

Ultratech, Inc. a supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), announced unaudited results for the three-month period ended April 1, 2017.
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2017-04-24

LED it Glow: New York to Hold First Bridge Light Show

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday the first span of the new Kosciuszko Bridge will open to drivers between Brooklyn and Queens on Thursday, April 27. 
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2017-04-24

Philips Lighting 1Q17 Earnings Beat Expectations Thanks to Stellar LED Sales

Philips Lighting announced the company’s 2017 first quarter results on Friday, which showed improvement in comparable sales growth, continued increase in operational profitability and free cash flow.
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2017-04-24

[OPIE’17] HPLighting Demonstrates UV and IR LED Packaging Technologies and Optical Design for High-speed Printing, Sterilization, and Purification Application Markets

High Power Lighting (HPLighting) is a world-leading UV and IR LED vendor. Over the years, HPLighiting has worked closely with chip vendors and focused on LED packages and optical design. The company has successfully developed UV and IR LEDs based on its competitive advantages. At OPIE’17, LEDinside interviewed Charles Wei, General Manager of HPLighting, to learn about HPLighting’s progress of UV and IR LED technologies.
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2017-04-24

Alabama Power partners with Signature Homes to develop Smart Neighborhood

Alabama Power is partnering with Signature Homes, Southern Company, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and technology vendors to introduce Smart Neighborhood™ by Alabama Power.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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