2016-12-09

Beijing Installs Graphene Streetlights

China’s capital Beijing has installed 28 streetlights enhanced with advanced graphene material technology in Tongzhou District, which can slash energy consumption by 20% to 30% compared to current lamps on the market, reported China Daily.
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2016-03-25

Everlight Rebuts Nichia YAG Patents is Invalid in Ongoing Legal Case in Beijing

In 2012, EVERLIGHT filed a declaratory judgment action of invalidity and non-infringement against Nichia’s U.S. Patent Nos. 5,998,925 and 7,531,960 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. These two patents are directed to YAG phosphors being used in LEDs and phosphor concentration. The jury on April 22, 2015 has found all the asserted patent claims invalid. And the court has rejected Nichia’s motions for a new trial and confirmed the jury finding on January 19, 2016. 
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2012-11-01

New UN Collaborating Centre for Energy Efficient Lighting Opens in Beijing

The UN and partners announced the opening of the Global Efficient Lighting Centre (GELC) in Beijing, China. Launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Chinese National Lighting Test Centre, GELC is designed to support the rapid deployment of energy-efficient technologies in developing and emerging countries. To date, almost 50 developing and emerging countries have committed to phasing out incandescent lamps by 2016, under the en.lighten initiative - a partnership between UNEP and the Global Environemnt Facility (GEF). Accordin...
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2010-12-17

Everlight would invest Beijing with LED backlit.

Everlight Electronics reportedly planed to invest Beijing to expand its market share in China's LED market.
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2009-08-05

Beijing’s public institutions to promote 1.85 million high efficiency lights

As the promotion of the 2009 "Beijing City Green Light Project" draws to a close, Beijing’s public institutions will gradually realize the vision of “Green Lighting” in the city. In accordance with the set requirements, Beijing City’s public institutions will be advocating the adoption of 1.85 million high-efficiency lights in 2009, and it is mandatory that Beijing municipal government institutions purchase and recycle 90% of the fluorescent lights that are replaced by the energy-efficient ones.
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2008-09-04

Beijing Olympics Give a Boost to Taiwan LED Sales

It’s reported that the sales of Taiwan's LED makers rose 16.1 percent in the first half of this year from the same period a year earlier. This is helped by the Beijing Olympics and higher energy prices that are encouraging the use of lower-cost lighting.
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2008-08-18

PolyBrite LED systems light up Bird’s Nest doorways

It’reported that PolyBrite International’s Borealis modular LED lighting system is being used for the channel letter entrance signs in the new Beijing National Stadium.
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2008-08-15

Fiber Optic and LED Clothing presented at Beijing Olympics opening ceremony

Recently, The fiber optic and LED clothing does not illuminate the hotness of the ladies but also light up the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, the green LED suits worn during the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony worked on an artistic level. That was 2008 people wearing them, and witnessed by all the world people.
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2008-08-14

Osram’s Golden Dragons LEDs illuminate fountains in Beijing’s Olympic Park

It's reported that Osram Opto Semiconductors and Tong Fang Co. Ltd. use Osram Golden Dragon LEDs to illuminate the elegant dragon-shaped water fountains in Beijing's Olympic Park.
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2008-08-14

Beijing Olympic to Give a Boost to LED Lighting industry

It's reported that Taiwan industry watchers estimated the on-going Beijing Olympic Games to give a big boost to the LED lighting industry from the huge number of LED lamps in conjunction with the energy-conservation tone lighting up magnificent games monuments, public utilities, main roads, and traffic lights in the Chinese capital city.
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2008-08-11

Cree LEDs light up the Beijing Olympics

At the festivities, in keeping with China's push for futuristic technologies, tiny chips made in Durham will light up the Beijing Olympics. When the games open tonight, an estimated 4 billion people worldwide will watch dazzling, computerized light shows centered partly around the iconic Bird's Nest and Water Cube buildings, those buildings' lights were built using more than 750,000 red, blue and green LED chips made at Cree's factory in Durham.In addition, Cree LEDs will illuminate massive video boards in Beijing and TV kiosks throughout the Olympics complex.
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2008-08-11

Beijing Olympic opening ceremony combines LED technology

It's reported that Beijing Olympics opening features dozens of new technologies developed in many areas, LEDs were installed across the 20,000-square-meter National Stadium, better known as the Bird's Nest, to create an ideal multimedia environment, with storage cells backing up electricity supplies.
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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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