2012-06-10

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2012 Report I: A record number of exhibitors

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2012, Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event, and Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology, which supports the growing trend of eco-friendly buildings, will have a record number of exhibitors when taking place 9 –12 June, 2012 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. Openning TrendForce LEDinside also join the opening ceremony.   Organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, the combined shows will have 2,900 exhibitor...
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2012-05-31

LightFair International 2012 Report IV: Bridgelux and Toshiba to Mass-produce 8-inch GaN-on-Si LEDs

At LightFair International 2012, which commenced on May 8-11 in Las Vegas, LEDinside conducted an interview with Mr. Jason Posselt, Vice President of Marketing at Bridgelux, shedding light on the latest development of LED lighting and GaN-on-Si technology. Mass Production of 8-inch Gan-on-Si LEDs Posselt said that Bridgelux has successfully developed a 135lm/W Gan-on-Si LED. The Gan-on-Si technology helps reduce the cost of turning a large-size wafer into a LED. Also, silicon substrate’s cost is lower than that of sapphire substrate...
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2012-05-30

LightFair International 2012 Report III: GE Lighting Released Zhaga Standard LED Module and 100W Equivalent LED Bulb

At LightFair International 2012 in Las Vegas, LEDinside visited U.S. lighting giant GE Lighting’s pavilion to see the company’s latest endeavors in LED commercial lighting fixtures, LED light bulbs and LED modules. GE’s 100W Equivalent LED Bulb GE Lighting’s GE Energy Smart 27-watt LED bulb (an equivalent to 100W incandescent light bulb) was developed in the company’s East Cleveland, Ohio LED lab. The LED bulb, according to GE Lighting, incorporates proprietary synthetic jet technology that was enab...
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2012-05-24

LightFair International 2012 Report II: Philips 100W Equivalent LED Products to Hit Market in Fall

LightFair International 2012 commenced on May 8-11 in Las Vegas. LEDinside conducted interviews with global big names as well as channel distributors and contractors. One of the hightlights at LFI 2012 was the 100W equivalent LED light bulb efforts by Philips, GE and other companies. Given the bans on 100W (and above) incandescent light bulb imposed by countries all around the world, Philips got a head start on announcing its mass production of new 100W equivalent LED light bulbs. For Asian manufacturers, it requires strengths in cost, technology and channel...
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2012-05-23

LightFair International 2012 Report I: The 29th GE Edison Awards

As its official website suggests, the annual GE Edison Award, organized by U.S. lighting giant GE Lighting, “recognizes excellence and quality in professional lighting designs that employ significant use of GE lamps.” According to LEDinside, the award is a stage for international lighting companies to present their strengths. The 29th Annual GE Edison Awards was held during LightFair International 2012. The highest honor -GE Edison Award- was presented to Cambridge, Mass.-based lighting firm Lam partners for their work at the United States ...
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2012-05-11

Light+Building 2012 Report VII: LED City Lighting

LEDinside visited Hall 5 at Light+Building 2012, which was for city lighting applications including street lamp and other public lighting fixtures. 90% of the products showcased in there adopted LEDs. Most companies focused on module and wireless control. Following its acquisition of Ruud Lighting in 2011, major LED company CREE has been proactively making inroads into the LED lighting market. The company exhibited its outdoor lighting fixtures at Light+Building 2012, including two new LED street lamps with emphasis on the modularized design.   T...
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2012-05-11

Lighting Science Group Ushers In The Light Ages With Advanced LED Lighting Intelligence, Control And Design

Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG) unveiled some of the most advanced LED products to have been introduced to the lighting industry at LIGHTFAIR International. With a reputation as innovation leaders, the Company's world-class team of scientists and engineers redefined the boundaries of possibility in lighting technology with this year's suite of products and additions, all of which deliver on the efficiency and performance promises of LED. ' New Definity® Motion Activated PAR 30 Wins Top LIGHTFAIR Innovation Award;...
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2012-05-11

LFI 2012: Celebrates Innovative Products and Design in Las Vegas

Just hours ago, LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, opened at the Las Vegas Convention Center—now in its 23rd edition.  Thousands of attendees flooded the exhibit hall ready to discover the most innovative products on the largest trade show floor in LFI history. LFI 2012 welcomed attendees from across the U.S. and around the world to more than 500 exhibitors showcasing the lighting industry’s newest products and technologies.  Preceding and setti...
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2012-05-10

LED+Building 2012 Report VI: Panasonic’s Wide Beam LED Light Bulb

LEDinside visited Panasonic’s exhibition area at Light+Building 2012, seeing what this Japan veteran brought to the table. Panasonic stated that the company is planning to make inroads into the European LED lighting market and release 40W equivalent LED light bulb in July, 2012. The company also plans to expand its production lines in the future. Panasonic hopes to increase its LED market share in Europe, providing LED products for regular users as well as enterprises. The company aims to increase the number of its LED products to 42 starting f...
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2012-05-10

Light+Building 2012 Report V: Decorative Lighting

Hall 6 at Light+Building 2012 was for decorative lighting exhibitions, where the major European lighting companies showcased their latest endeavors. The exhibiting products consisted of assorted decorative lighting products, including indoors chandelier, table lamp and lighting decorations.   Unlike the excessive lighting at other halls, Hall 6’s lighting gave out a magnificent vibe. The participating companies used a great amount of warm white lights to create a warm atmosphere.   Different types of crystal chandeliers have become a part of dec...
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2012-05-09

Light+Building 2012 Report IV: Zumtobel

Austrian major lighting company Zumtobel, one of the leading companies in the European lighting industry, has been striving to make inroads into the LED lighting market over the recent years. According to LEDinside, the company’s exhibition area at Light+Building 2012 was mostly located at Hall 2. Aside from the mother company Zumtobel, subsidiary companies TRIDONIC (control system and power module) and LEDON (light source) also exhibited at Hall 2. Zumtobel is a high-end product maker and cooperates with many world-class lighting designers. Unl...
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2012-05-08

Light+Building 2012 Report III: OSRAM AG

Germany major company Osram AG, the forerunner in the European lighting industry, has a subsidiary company OSRAM OS which is dedicated to producing LED light source and chip. According to LEDinside, the company’s main exhibition area was located at Hall 2 at Light+Building 2012 with a few booths at other halls. The main area was divided into two sections – innovative technologies and lighting applications.   Outdoors Lighting Products In regard to outdoors lighting, the company released Bergmeister luminaries, whose reflecting des...
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2012-04-27

Light+Building 2012 Report II: Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting is the current leader of the global lighting industry, a forerunner in traditional lighting, LED lighting, special lighting and lighting fixture areas. The company exhibited at Forum 0. From its booth it was very easy to tell how much marketing budget Philips invested in it. Philips’ sector was divided into assorted booths, including interior lighting, office lighting, outdoors lighting, industrial lighting, food lighting and LED light bulb. LEDinside conducted an interview with Philips Lumileds regarding its LED light source, LED component...
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2012-04-26

Light+Building 2012 Report I: Global Big Names Showcased Latest Lighting and Building Products

The biennial Light+Building 2012, the largest lighting exposition in Europe, kicked off on April 15 in Frankfurt, Germany. As LED lighting markets around the world became more mature in 2012, the exposition this year attracted more companies to participate. According to the organizer Messe Frankfurt, 2,352 companies from 50 countries participated and exhibited at Light+Building 2012, a 9% increase compared to 2010, showcasing the latest lighting and building products. Light-Building 2012 centered around the concept of energy-saving buildings. Aside from innovative and...
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2012-04-18

Light+Building 2012 poll: energy efficiency the top criterion for property value

    Nine percent more exhibitors – the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building-services technology with over 2,350 manufacturers     Highly export and business oriented sector: revenues of     € 65 billion and 543,000 employees For the Germans, energy efficiency is the most important criterion influencing their decision to buy a property. This is the result of a represen­tative poll conducted by TNS Infratest on behalf of Messe Frankfurt on the occasion of Light+Building, the world’s bigge...
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2012-04-09

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Sets New Exhibitor Record

New Zones, Special Events Highlight Fair’s Fourth Edition More than 950 exhibitors from around the world are taking part in the fourth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition), which opened on 6 April and continues through 9 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Exhibitors origins include the Chinese mainland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Korea, the Netherlands, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States and, for the first time, Vietnam. New Product Zones ...
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2012-04-03

LEDinside Aurora Award 2012: Registration will close on April 30th, 2012. ACT NOW!

Aurora Award gives you the highest recognition among top competition in the LED lighting industry! Your registration is very important to us, and we value each and every application for our LED award competition. As we receive many entries per day, please allow extra time for processing.
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2012-04-03

LEDTEC ASIA 2012 – Singapore Int’l LED/OLED Technology Conference: LEDinside and International LED Experts Discuss LED Technology and Trends

The 2012 LEDTEC trade show included an Int’l LED/OLED Technology Conference, conducted entirely in English and jointly organized by EXPORIUM and CEMS. LEDinside’s Roger Chu presented his views on the global LED industry outlook, and experts from top-tier manufacturers Philips, Osram, Cree, Citizen, etc. also shared their perspectives on LED technology. As LED experts in attendance at the 2012 Singapore Int’l LED/OLED Technology Show (LEDTEC Asia) hailed from many different locations in Southeast Asia, S...
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2012-03-30

LEDTEC ASIA 2012 Highlights III: Overview of European and Japanese Companies

A lot of major manufacturers from Europe, the United States and Japan also exhibit at Singapore Int’l LED/OLED Technology Show 2012 (LEDTEC ASIA 2012). Here is LEDinside’s observation on their products.   Philips Lighting Philips Lighting’s booth Philips Lighting has been in the Singaporean market for quite some time, supplying the market with high bay light products for industrial, commercial and residential uses. The panel light caters to dinning rooms, offices and other commercial spaces Philips’...
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2012-03-29

LEDTEC ASIA 2012 Highlights II: Overview of Taiwanese Companies

Although participating companies from China and Taiwan are fewer than the ones from South Korea and Singapore at Singapore Int’l LED/OLED Technology Show 2012 (LEDTEC ASIA 2012), they also bring intriguing new prospects to the table. Here is LEDinside’s observation on Taiwanese companies: South Korean companies have been striving to make their way into Southeast Asia, Middle East and India, and LEDTEC ASIA 2012 provides an access to clients from these regions. Taiwanese companies are trying to follow the same path. Only five co...
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2012-03-28

LEDTEC ASIA 2012 Hightlights I: Make Inroads into Southeast Asia and Middle East

Singapore has been actively increasing energy-saving awareness and adopting LED lighting in public area. Given the prosperous development of the Asian LED market over the recent years, LED companies have been seeking cooperation with LED product distributors and construction and real estate companies in Southeast Asia region. Singapore Int’l LED/OLED Technology Show 2012 (LEDTEC ASIA 2012), organized by CEMS and South Korean company EXPORUM is a great platform for LED companies to showcase their products and seek joint efforts with players in the industry.<!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 0 2 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--><!--[if !mso]> st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } ...-->
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2012-03-27

LEDucation achieves another record breaking year with a 20% increase in attendees!

LEDucation 6 CONTINUES TO CLAIM ITS’ TITLE AS the premier event on LED TechnologY WITH ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING ATTENDANCE OF OVER 2,000 Attendees. The Designers Lighting Forum of New York is proud to announce that LEDucation 6 accomplished its most successful event to date with a record breaking crowd of over 2,000 attendees.  Attendees from across North American and Europe gathered at New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 21st to learn and experience the latest deve...
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2012-02-08

LIGHTING JAPAN 2012 Concluded with Great Success

LIGHTING JAPAN, which is world's leading exhibition gathering everything about LED/OLED lighting related technologies and products, was grandly held from Jan 18th to 20th 2012 in the west halls of Tokyo Big Sight. A recorded number of 338 exhibitors and 24,255 visitors from LED/OLED manufacturers, fixture and related industries participated in the exhibition and its concurrent technical conferences, which is the largest scale ever. LIGHTING JAPAN is recognized as one of the best venues for technical consultations and business network expansion...
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2012-01-18

Lighting Japan 2012 4th LED/OLED Lighting Technology Expo Commences: Spotlight on LED Innovations

Outside the exhibition center of Lighting Japan 2012   Lighting Japan 2012 4th LED/OLED Lighting Technology Expo, organized by the renowned Reed Exhibitions Japan, commences on January 18th, 2012. The exposition comprises not only companies from Europe, United States, Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan showcasing the latest LED and OLED lighting technologies, but also attendees from all over the world in seek of the lighting market’s booming prospects.   Lobby of the exhibition center The exhibitor search corner at...
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2011-11-02

LEDforum 2011 Taipei: Global LED Future Market Prospects Positive

Following the speech of Shuji Nakamura, Ph.D. (the inventor of GaN LED) on the first day of LEDforum, the second day kicked off with the speech of Philips Lumileds’ SSL Fellow and the inventor of yellow LED, Dr. George Craford. He addressed the LED innovations in the next generation lighting. Dr. Craford is an IEEE fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His research focus on several compound semiconductor materials and LEDs with visible light. In the early 1970’s, Craford garnered recognition from his achievement in...
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2011-11-02

LEDforum Taipei Highlights: Inventor of GaN LED Optimistic about LED’s Growth Momentum; Manufacturers Strive to Reach a Balance between LED Demand and Supply

The LED industry outlook is fast-changing, currently facing oversupply after its growth surge over the recent years. LEDforum 2011 Taipei, organized by TrendForce’s research division, LEDinside, on November 1 and 2, 2011 at the NTUH International Convention Center. This year the inventors of GaN LED and yellow LED, LEDinside analysts as well as international and Taiwanese LED key industry leaders are invited to analyze the global LED industry. Several international industry leaders shared their perspectives on the manufacturing technologies an...
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2011-09-13

LED Market and Industry Outlook 2012

The estimation of global market value of high-brightness LED in 2011 has been downgrade to total USD 9 billion from the 10.6 billion previously expected, with a mere annual increase of 8%. Contributing factors include: backlight market’s weak demand, drastic plummeting LED’s average selling price, which resulted in a oversupply in the LED market.
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2011-07-14

Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 Series II: International Major Manufacturers Invest in Mature LED Plant Growth Light Market

Aside from regular LED lighting applications, the spotlight of Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 mostly shone on LED plant growth light. After the establishment of Philips’s plant factory, Osram has also invested in the LED plant growth light market. In addition, the establishment of plant factory is one of the focuses of China’s 12th five-year plan; the Japanese government established 100 plant factories after the strike of earthquake. Manufacturers of Taiwan, the second largest LED manufacturing country in the world, are surely taking initiatives in gain...
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2011-07-11

Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 – Special Lighting Applications of Taiwanese Makers Propel Prospects

The Spotlight of Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 Shines at Special LED Lighting Applications According to LEDinside's survey , as the efficiency of white light LED improves, major manufacturers have been trying to make their ways into the promising LED lighting market, where the competition is intense: Everlight has begun developing lighting products for cosmetic surgery; Energyled Corporation has great success in the low-temperature lighting sector; ALT, Simon-Tech and Fong Kai have been making their into the grow light market. With the existing edg...
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2011-07-08

LEDforum Shanghai 2011 Concluded with Phenomenal Success; Renowned Speakers Shed light on the Latest Industry Trends

  LEDforum Shanghai 2011 commenced at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai on July 6 and 7, 2011 with a full house. Higher executives of the world’s leading companies presented in-depth analysis of the LED market and cutting-edge report on the future development of LED Industry. In addition, the analyst of LEDinside released the latest research of the trend of global LED market and industry report, which were one of the highlights at this year’s forum. The first day of LEDforum Shanghai 2011 began with the opening spe...
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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