2014-04-17

China Promotes LED Lighting Component Standards to Overcome International Patent Barrier

Two Chinese companies were booted out of the bi-annual Light+Building trade fair this year for patent infringement. China’s intellectual property rights are facing an increasingly harsher environment as the LED industry enters the golden age. Coping with international intellectual rights has become a source of contention for many LED manufacturers, and a difficult issue to deal with for the Chinese LED industry. 
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2013-11-20

Osram Opto Launches LED Component for Medical Lighting

When it launches the new Osram Ostar Medical, Osram Opto Semiconductors will be introducing the first LED component with a high color-rendering index (CRI) of 95 and the possibility of adjusting the temperature of the color white. This makes it ideal for medical applications – for instance in operating rooms, where a precisely controlled chromaticity coordinate and high natural color rendering are crucial.
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2013-07-29

Everlight Introduces 1W High Power Lighting Component Meeting the Needs of Residential Lighting

It is reported that Everlight introduces 1W high power LED XI3535 lighting components with over 30 years of professional experience in research and development of LED component, this product is in line with the cost-effectiveness many customers are most concerned about, it can still reach a certain lumens and light effects under lower cost, and it is widely used in all kinds of general lighting, residential lighting, such as plate lights, spotlights, candle lights. Because of the special package design, Everlight XI3535 has better cost performance; under the drive of higher cu...
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2012-05-25

OSRAM expands with new LED assembly plant in China

LED plant strengthens the company’s position in the lighting industry’s largest market OSRAM AG has signed a contract with the Wuxi New District Administrative Committee to build a new assembly plant in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. LED chips will be packaged in housings at the new backend facility starting in late 2013; with the Regensburg and Penang (frontend) plants exclusively continuing to make the actual LED chips. “The new assembly plant will improve our access to the world's largest single market in the lighting industry,” s...
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2010-11-11

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)”-LED Component

LED Encapsulated Components LED package manufacturers comprise of Cree, Nichia, Citizen, Seoul Semiconductor, Everlight, etc. have developed improving products with increasing LED luminous efficacy and colour ren-dering index. Among LED package manufacturers, Citizen lately has launched indoor lighting with 26W and 41W LED, 3000-5000K color temperature, 2800-4390 lm of luminous flux.   26W Product/ Citizen 1
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2010-11-11

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)”-Opening

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)” was held on 27-30 October 2010.The lighting exhibition has divided into several areas, which includes LED lighting, eco-friendly lighting, indoor lighting, outdoor lighting, business lighting and lighting accessories and components.
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2009-03-03

Sharp: Chip LEDs offer up to 90 lumen per watt

In addition to the LED Lighting Module “Zenigata“, Sharp plans to expand its LED Line-up with white and RGB high brightness chip LEDs. It consists of 21 different types of white light LEDs and 11 different types of monochrome and RGB LEDs. The company notes they offer a high light performance of up to 90 lumen per watt.
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2009-02-18

SIL 2009: PerkinElmer to showcase custom and standard LED solutions

PerkinElmer Inc., announces that it will showcase its latest range of LED solutions at Strategies in Light 2009 (SIL) from February 18-20 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, USA.
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2009-02-11

Taipei drawbridge is showcasing Everlight’s lighting technology

The Bitan drawbridge of Taipei, Taiwan has now become a brand new “pearl & rainbow drawbridge,” showcasing many of the latest lighting technologies from Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd. Because Everlight provided LED components, lighting designs, and SL-Dolphin Street Lights to Bitan Scenic for reconstructing the Bitan Drawbridge and lighting up the west river bank of Bitan Scenic Area.
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2009-02-04

PerkinElmer acquires LED maker Opto Technology

PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, announced it has bought Opto Technology Inc., a supplier of LED based lighting components and subsystems, as PerkinElmer looks to broaden its presence in the LED lighting market. PerkinElmer did not disclose a purchase price for the Illinois-based company.
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2009-01-16

Cree CEO says the future of LED lighting

LED lighting has long held the promise of replacing energy-thieving incandescent bulbs without the drawbacks of fluorescent lighting and is finally taking hold in some sectors of the marketplace, says Chuck Swoboda, CEO of Cree Inc.
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2009-01-10

Pacer Announces Further Expansion with the Opening of a New Sales Office in Ireland

Pacer International Ltd. announces the opening of a new sales office based in Cork, Ireland, continuing the company’s ongoing expansion.
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2008-10-27

Cree revenues up 24% to $140.4 million in 1Q09

Cree Inc. has announced revenue of $140.4M for its fiscal 1Q09, ended September 28, 2008. This represents a 24% increase over revenue of $113.4M in 1Q08 and a 3% increase over 4Q08 revenue.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors now enables remote control functionality to be incorporated in a lower profile than ever before thanks to the first flush-mountable infrared LED. The compact side-looking T-shaped Midl... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. introduces the new 8000-lumen LMH2 LED Module, a no-compromise, easy-to-use solution for high-ceiling applications. The 8000-lumen LMH2 is designed to replace 150-watt ceramic-metal-halide (CMH) lamps while using only 63 percent of ... READ MORE