2017-06-25

LiteOn to March into Middle East

Lite-On Technology on 22nd June held its shareholder meeting of 2017, on which it reported a cash dividend of NT$ 2.92 with a dividend payout ratio of 72% and a dividend yield of 5.8%.
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2016-09-20

Osram Reveals LED Inspection Lamps for Automotive Repairs

Pocket 160, Flashlight 15, Slimline 250, Professional 150, Headlamp 300: The extended LEDinspect range comprises five new powerful LED work lights for home workshops and garages. “We have extended the LEDinspect series to include powerful and versatile LED lights for home use. They are ideal for people wishing to carry out repairs and inspections on their own cars,” said Petra Maya Wilhelm, Product and Portfolio Manager LED Accessories at Osram, about the intended market for the new LEDinspect product family.
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2015-12-23

LEDinside Estimates Automotive LED Market Value to Reach US $2.29B by 2020

LED manufacturers are branching into the niche application markets as the competition in their industry expands. Currently, entering the automotive LED market is regarded as a blue ocean strategy because the market has relatively few contestants and allows for higher pricing. According to the latest Gold Member Report – 2016 LED Market Demand and Supply Analysis by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the worldwide market value of exterior automotive LEDs for 2015 is expected to reach US$1.21 billion. This figure is projected reach US$2.29 billion in 2020, translating to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% during the 2015~2020 period. Additionally, the market value of standard-power LEDs is gradually declining in contrast to the rapidly rising market value of high-power LEDs. In the future, automotive LED application will take off in the high-power LED market.
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2014-12-23

CGE Energy Saves Golling Automotive Group $1.4M In Energy Costs

CGE Energy (CGE) is saving Golling Automotive Group (Golling) $1.4 million in energy costs over the next 10 years by upgrading lighting at four southeast Michigan dealership locations. This is a savings of nearly 80 percent in total energy costs. The project was just completed by CGE's install team, and Golling will see a return on their investment in less than 14 months.
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2014-12-23

Peterson Launches Brilliant New LumenX LED Strobe Lights

Peterson Manufacturing has extended its rapidly growing, USA-made LumenX® LED line with a 4" Round Strobe light and a 6" Oval Strobe. Both models are rated for use as directional flashing warning devices on Class 1 and 2 emergency, maintenance and service vehicles.
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2014-12-15

Flexible OLED Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2020

Flexible OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) enables the device in which it is used to roll or bend while still operating. An OLED emits light due to the presence of thin films of organic semiconductors of thickness approximately 100 nanometers. The regular OLEDs are fabricated on a glass substrate, whereas flexible OLEDs use flexible plastic such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The replacement of glass with PET also reduces weight of the device. Flexible OLED market is in the nascent phase; however it is expected to skyrocket in the near future owing to the fast growth of electronics industry. OLEDs also find their application in the production of electronic paper or bendable displays that can be integrated into clothing, wallpaper or other curved surfaces.
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2013-10-18

ActiveLED' Lighting Breaks LED Barriers for Auto Dealerships

Ringdale, Inc. announces that ActiveLED fixtures have shattered LED lighting stereotypes experienced in the auto dealership market with durable, high-output fixtures delivering over 100 lumens-per-watt. Ringdale's patented lumen delivery method helps dealerships by enhancing illumination and replacing 1000-watt High-Intensity Discharge (HID) fixtures with 102-watt fixtures for a 90 percent energy savings.
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2013-03-01

LEDinside 1Q13 Silver+ Member Market Report

  Lighting: [Worldwide LED Lighting Market Value Reach 2,478 Million USD in 2013] LED outdoor lighting is being popularized worldwide from 2013 to 2015, especially in the Asian Countries like China, Japan and Taiwan. Driven by the policies, the global LED outdoor lighting market value growth rate is expected to exceed 46%.Besides, street light replacement projects will also be popularized in other emerging markets such as Thailand, Russia, Latin America and Africa starting from 2014. Till 2015, LED street light penetration rate is expected to slow down, and the worldwide LED street light installation volume will stay around 10 million per year.    The worldwide LED outdoor lighting market showed a strong growth in 2012. The new street light installation volume in China accounts for 30% in the global market, with governmental subsidy still being the major driving force. Especially under the situation of weak export sales, more and more companies start to focus on domestic public lighting projects in China. Due to fierce competition, the street lighting price further reduced in 2012, and companies with scale advantage can have more shipment, however, new manufacturers still keep to enter the market. LEDinside estimated that the new LED outdoor lighting installation volume in China reached 900,000 sets in 2012, and as the governmental subsidy projects start installation, the total installation volume in China will reach 1.21 million in 2013, among which the installation volume in Guangdong Province itself will exceed 300,000, becoming the fastest LED outdoor lighting growth momentum. 
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2009-06-29

LEDs Gaining Popularity in Automotive Applications

Brighter, less costly and more efficient, LEDs (light emitting diodes) are making their way into a wide variety of automotive applications, ranging from center high-mount stop lamps (CHMSLs) and turn signals to vehicle cockpits and headlights. "More and more automotive functions are using LEDs," says Viren Merchant, engineering manager for exterior electronics at Visteon Corp., a tier-one automotive electronics supplier. "In the beginning, it was just CHMSLs. Now it's everything from backup lights to rear fogs to daytime running lights."
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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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