2017-05-17

Tridonic Introduces Warm Light for Spotlights and Downlights

Tridonic is expanding its range of dimmable LED modules for spotlights and downlights with the SLE SUNSET EXC. SUNSET’s light colour creates a particularly intimate atmosphere and comes very close to reproducing the familiar light of an incandescent lamp. SUNSET is the fourth member of the SLE EXC series following FOOD, ART and FASHION. It allows the manufacturer to showcase its expertise in special light spectra and special light colours on a COB (chip-on-board) basis.
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2017-04-21

Future Farm Sold Out of Its Scorpion Grow Lights and Receives ETL Certification

Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Future Farm") (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it is sold out of its exclusive line of Scorpion LED COB Grow Lights, which recently passed Intertek's ETL certification process. Intertek is one of the world's largest testing, inspection and certification companies and its ETL Mark is proof of product compliance to North American safety standards. With the ETL testing complete, Future Farm is now able to implement its planned sales and marketing strategy into the fast growing North American cannabis cultivation market.
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2017-03-09

Seoul Semiconductor Presents New Acrich COB Products at Japan Lighting Fair 2017

LED technology provider Seoul Semiconductor presents the new Acrich COB family of products targeting the high-quality and high efficiency lighting market at the Lighting Fair, which is taking place in Tokyo, Japan, from March 7 through March 10.
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2016-11-14

Edison Opto Shined in Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2016

  The biggest lighting industry event, Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), ended successfully on 30th of October. During the event, there were more than 2,661 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions, including 146 Taiwanese exhibitors. Edison Opto also showcased smart-lighting-related AC modules and new COB series which used the latest TM-30 technique to attract customers’ attention.
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2016-10-14

LEDinside Projects COB LEDs for Lighting Will Achieve Global Market Scale of Over US$700 Million in 2021

The scale of the global market for chip-on-board (COB) LEDs used in the lighting application will reach US$580 million in 2016 and exceed US$700 million in 2021, achieving a CAGR of about 4% during the forecast period. This figure includes COB products belonging to ceramic and EMC packages. The above data and additional details can be found in the 2016~2021 Global LED Industry Demand and Supply Database Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce.
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2016-08-25

2015 Chinese COB LED Market Rankings by Revenue Led by Oversea Manufacturers

According to the 2016 Chinese LED Chip and Package Industry Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the market scale of China’s LED package reaches 2% year on year (YoY) growth at US $8.8 billion in 2015. The COB LED market has witnessed rapid growth over the past few years. An apparent example is that COB LEDs are gaining higher penetration rate in high-end commercial lighting applications. Meanwhile, outdoor illumination market also finds COB LED packages’ growing penetration rate. Therefore, more and more manufacturers enter the COB LED market. Aside from international manufacturers that entered the market in the early stage, including Citizen, Sharp, Bridgelux and Luminus Devices, leading manufacturers like CREE, Lumileds and Nichia also tapped into the market of COB LEDs. The number of Chinese manufacturers that entered COB LED package market is even higher, including Sunpu Opto, Guangzhou LEDteen Optoelectronics Co., Shenzhen Crescent Optoelectronic Co. and Shenzhen Tongyifang Optoelectronic Technology co. With more players entering the industry, the market has also witnessed huge change. Overall, international manufacturers are still dominant in China’s COB market.
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2016-01-29

Lextar Focuses on Niche Markets and Eight LED Market Trends

The worst is thought to be over as 2015 comes to an end, a quick overview of developments in the past year show product prices have reached new historical lows in the past year. The elimination race has escalated with restructures becoming the new norm in the industry.
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2015-05-26

Citizen Showcases Prototype COB LED at Thailand Lighting Show

Japanese LED chip manufacturer Citizen booth might have been the furthest from the show entrance at LED Expo Thailand this year, but its prototype LED COB and AC LED modules attracted a steady stream of visitors towards its booth.
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2015-05-07

Luminus Announces Ultra High Density COBs to Replace Metal Halide in Retail Applications

Luminus, a global manufacturer of high-performance LEDs , announced today a new family of ultra high density chip on board (COB) arrays designed to replace ceramic metal halide technology commonly used in spot lights for retail lighting.  The new "XH" series COBs are available in a variety of standard light emitting surface (LES) diameters including 6, 9, 11, and 14mm, which means that customers can use their existing ecosystems for optics and connectors, while producing new bulbs and fixtures with higher lumen output and increased center beam candle power(CBCP).  
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2015-03-30

Important Lessons for Retail Lighting from The Dress that Broke the Internet

In late February, an innocent question raised by Grace Johnston from Scotland as to what color a striped lace dress her mother wore to her wedding on Tumblr went viral on the Internet. Celebrities and public were equally divided as to whether the dress was blue and black or white and gold, and the heated debate went on well into mid-March. Since the incident, there has been many theories ranging from genetics, optical illusion, visual perception, and poor lighting to explain the phenomemnon. LEDinside had an opportunity to speak to Bridgelux experts Maria Topete, and Aaron Merill, Senior Director of Channel Marketing about this rare visual perception phenomenon, and why this is so important for the retail lighting sector.
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2015-01-16

Bridgelux Ships LED Arrays with 130 + lm/W Warm White Efficacy

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, is now shipping its Vero® and V Series™ LED array products with high performing warm white efficacy of 130 lumens per watt (lm/W) and greater. This enhanced performance delivers up to 10% additional energy savings over previous generations. Further, the company has achieved a record warm white efficacy of greater than 160 lm/W on its existing chip on board platforms. With these efficacy gains, Bridgelux continues its tradition of breakthrough LED chip and packaging technology innovation and helps further accelerate the adoption of solid-state lighting.   
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2015-01-13

What are the Real COB, Flip Chip and Vapor Chamber Technology?

What is “Vapor Chamber” Vapor Chambers provide far superior thermal performance than traditional solid metal Heat spreaders at reduced weight and height. Thermal spread resistance is almost neglectable and thermal resistance is x times lower than (refer to copper, carbon nanotube compound, nano diamond compound). Vapor Chambers enable higher component heat densities and TDPs(Thermal Design Power) at safe operating temperatures, extending the components and products life.
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2014-12-18

Innovations in Optics Introduces LED Light Engines for Light Guide Illuminators

Innovations in Optics, Inc. introduces high power white LED light engines for OEM fiberoptic illumination. LumiBright™ Light Engines couple directly to liquid light guides and fiber bundles with no additional optics, deliveringup to 4000 lumens into the light guide.
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2014-12-11

Zhaga Consortium Starts Work on New Specification for COB LED Arrays

In response to feedback from a broad range of stakeholders, the new Zhaga Book will specify a family of six rectangular or square LED modules with different dimensions.
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2014-12-08

Bridgelux: The Future of LED Color Standards

U.S. LED manufacturer Bridgelux recently spoke to LEDinside about latest developments in LED color standards, and how this influenced the company’s COB array product portfolio that incorporates Gamut Area Index (GAI), and was launched in late October 2014.
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2014-11-17

Osram Opto Extends COB LED Range

A small LED with a high output: The new Osram Soleriq P 13 achieves a brightness level of up to 6800 lumens (lm), making it the most powerful LED in its series. Together with its small light-emitting surface measuring just 13.5 mm in diameter, the P 13 from Osram Opto Semiconductors is a highly compact and powerful light source for multiple indoor lighting applications. It is ideal for high-powered spotlights in shops and museums as well as for high bay lighting. The new Soleriq P 13 LEDs will be unveiled at the “electronica” trade show in Munich from November 11 to 14 (Hall A3, Booth 107).
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2014-10-09

Luminus Announces 5 Year Warranty on XNOVA Chip-On-Board LED Arrays

 Luminus Devices, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-performance LEDs and solid-state light sources, announced today a five year limited warranty for the XNOVA family of chip-on-board (COB) arrays designed for both indoor and outdoor directional lighting applications. The company introduces this warranty on the heels of competing their 6000 hour LM-80 testing which demonstrated long term color stability and robust lumen maintenance, even under extreme conditions including both high temperature and high drive current.
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2014-09-22

LEDtronics COB PAR30 Becomes UL-Listed

LEDtronics®, with more than 30 years of leadership in innovative LED lighting solutions, announces the newest member to its series of high-brightness, energy-efficient LED replacement bulbs. The LED PAR30C series of COB (Chip On Board) bulbs is ideal for indoor use in architectural/décor lighting, commercial applications, facilities, plants, hotels and resorts.
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2014-07-09

Lighting-use LED Market Scale Hits US $4.88B, says TrendForce

The global high brightness LED market scale reached US $14.4 billion this year and is estimated to increase to US $16.6 billion by 2018, with a compound growth rate of 4%, according to “2014 LED Supply and Demand Data Base” by LEDinside, a LED research division of TrendForce. The LED package market value for lighting applications will reach US $4.88 billion and maintain market share of 34%. 
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2014-06-27

Everlight Shares Business Experience in China

Established in 1983, few people aside from Everlight Chairman Robert Yeh could have envisioned the Taiwanese LED package manufacturer’s radical transformation. The company that started off with a capital of NT $ 5 million (US $170,000), and a factory of only 120 square meters, has become one of the top package leaders in Taiwan and an LED industry game changer.
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2014-06-26

Honglitronic Moves to Expand EMC and COB Application

EMC and COB packaging technology is becoming more common in the LED packaging field, with application volume gradually expanding. 
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2014-06-16

Optimistic about Chinese Market Growth, Bridgelux Highlights COB Products at GILE 2014

Prestigious American Chip-on-Board (COB) manufacturer Bridgelux mistly displayed COB product series under the spotlight at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) 2014, that ran from June 9-12 in Guangzhou, China.
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2014-06-06

Lextar to Showcase 4W-75W COB Lineup at Guangzhou Int’l Lighting Show

Lextar Electronics, a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, will showcase its COB (Chip-on-Board) "Nimbus" series that feature high CRI (90), LM-80 quality and Hot Color Targeting (see note 1). The Company will also release Flip Chip COB : "Nimbus-P" series. Lextar has deployed the widest COB product line in the industry and it will debut this new COB collection at 2014 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition starting from June 9th in Guangzhou, China.
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2014-01-08

Edison Opto Revenue Up in 2013

Taiwanese LED package manufacturer Edison Opto consolidated revenue for Dec. 2013 reached NT$ 209 million (US$ 6.95 million), a decrease of 2.09 percent compared to last month. However, the company’s Dec. 2013 revenue has soared 50.1 percent compared to the same period last year. Affected by the traditionally low season in 4Q13, consolidated revenue reached NT$ 641 million, despite a quarterly decrease of 22.54%, consolidated revenue increased 38.54 percent. The company’s consolidated revenue in 2013 reached NT$ 2.74 billion, a YoY increase of 20.91%.
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2013-11-18

Edison Opto Earnings Up in 3Q13

Taiwanese LED packager Edison Opto’s  3Q13 financial results showed the company’s consolidated revenue reached NT$ 826 million (US$ 27.99 million) and underwent a Year-on-Year (YoY) growth rate of 44.89 percent and Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) of 1.6 percent. Under market cutthroat price competition in 2Q, consolidated profit margin was up 7.7 percent compared to 2Q13 to 19.97 percent.
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2013-04-23

Samsung Introduces New Chip-on-board LED Packages with High Light Yield Ago

Samsung Electronics provides under the name LC013/26/40B new chip-on-board (COB) LED packages before. The new LEDs provide a high light yield of 129lm / W and have a compact light-emitting surface (Light Emitting Surface: LES). The new LEDs are suitable for Powerful lighting for indoor and outdoor use as well as for applications with directed light (spot light). "We are proud to present today our COB package with family Performance of 13, 26 and 40W and a luminous efficiency of 129lm / W. The LEDs are based on our first-class chip and Phospho...
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2012-12-20

TILS 2013:Yah Juang Lighting Enterprise's LED COB-AR111

Yah Juang Lighting Enterprise has LED COB-AR111 in replacement of old halogen AR111. The design motive: replace old high-wattage halogen lamps to reduce energy consuming, decrease carbon producing, save the environment where we live, rescue the earth, and increase the lamp brightness. The three most popular color temperatures world-wide are developed: The LED COB light source has passed the LM80 test, having the LED substrate temperature set at 85℃ and the light source lit for continual 6,000 hours. The result must meet less than 3% in luminous decay. Gea...
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2012-12-20

TILS 2013 : ProLight Opto Upgrade High-power LED and COB Series

Prolight Opto Technology Co., Ltd. was established in October 2004, is a professional LED packaging company, focus on R & D and manufacturing, high-power, high-reliability LED packaging. Prolight Opto Technology Co., provides customers in the optical solutions. Products are mainly used in commercial lighting, stage lighting, street lamps ... all kinds of lighting applications. ProLight have upgraded high-power LED and released new COB light engine series. The COB light engine series is a compact high flux density light source that delivers high efficacy,...
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2012-12-05

Bridgelux Introduces the Vero LED Array, a New Platform for Designing Solid State Lighting

New packaging system broadens array performance while reducing the cost of LED lighting LIVERMORE, CALIF., December 5, 2012 – Bridgelux, a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions,  unveiled the Vero™ LED array, an innovative lighting platform that simplifies design integration and manufacturing and gives designers a more flexible LED lighting solution. The Vero next generation packaged array technology offers new advancements in design flexibility, ease of use, and energy efficiency today while also definin...
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2012-10-30

Edison Opto Participates in Hong Kong International Lighting Fair and its Full Range New Products are Highly Inquired

The Asian lighting industry event - HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) has started grandly since 27th October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Taiwanese leading lighting manufacturer in LED market - Edison Opto showcases the full range new products and attracts the attention of customers. Its PLCC, COB series products and the upcoming 150W new high bay are highly inquired, which demonstrate Edison Opto’s remarkable R&D achievements. Recently, Edison Opto has launched the high lm/$, high ...
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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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