2011-06-03

LEDinside: Taiwanese Manufacturers May Benefit from Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Energy-saving Incentive

Due to increasing demand for LED lighting in Japan along with appreciation of Japanese yen, Taiwanese LED manufacturers are expected to receive purchase orders from Japan. For instance, OEM manufacturers, such as Delta and Cal-Comp Electronics can immediately benefit from these Japanese orders. Ledtech, China Electric, Unity Opto, and Lite-On Technology are also potential beneficiaries to receive orders. Additionally, the upstream LED manufacturers, including Epistar, Genesis Photonics, and Everlight can also benefit from current market development.
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2011-04-12

The Effects Caused by Japan Earthquake on LED Industry

Asia is the production core of the global LED industry. Based on LEDinside’s survey, Japan ranked No. 1 in LED package revenue by region, accounting for 29% in market share.
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2010-11-26

Chinese Government Publishes the Demonstration Project Bid Award list of Solid State Lighting Applications, Raising Expectations for Its LED Domestic Market

Chinese Government Publishes the Demonstration Project Bid Award list of Solid State Lighting Applications, Raising Expectations for Its LED Domestic Market The Chinese central government has recently held a large-scale open bidding for LED lighting products. The National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Housing, and Urban-Rural Development Commission and Ministry of Transport conducted the tender evaluation together and published the bid award list on November 24th, 2010. 
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2009-12-18

On the design and key elements of LED streetlights

In recent years, cross-strait development of various types of LED streetlights have been booming, particularly in 2008, when Taiwan and China both initiated several LED streetlight demonstration projects, spurring the growth momentum of LED industry.
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2009-12-18

A Competitive Situation Analysis of China's LED Street Lamp Enterprises︱LED Outdoor Lighting III

Although the development of LED street lamps is not as fast as expected, it still embraces a bright future. Optimistic about the outlook that LED street lamps are to replace conventional ones, LED enterprises are rushing to invest in LED street lamp R&D. Currently, there are over a hundred companies that launched LED street lamps, but most of them have not realized mass production. In contrast to the enthusiasm of LED street lamp makers, China's LED street lamp market hasn't taken off yet in 2009.
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2009-12-16

The Outlook: LED Street Lamps to Replace Conventional Ones in Future︱ LED Outdoor lighting II

Generally speaking, those who believe that there is no possibility of a large scale replacement with LED street lamps mainly take two factors into account: the quality and cost of LED street lamps. The quality problem exists in all aspects: luminous flux, luminous efficacy, luminous decay, thermal dissipation, color temperature, luminance distribution, stability, homogeneity, power supply and lifespan of other components. On the other hand, the cost of street lamps is several even dozens times higher than conventional street lamps.
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2009-12-04

The Rise of LED Ambient Lights and LED Night Safety Street Lights in Japan | LED Outdoor Lighting I

Japan is the birthplace of LED outdoor lighting including LED ambient lights, LED night safety street lights, which help to reduce crime, and other novel lighting fixtures.
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2009-10-27

LED TV Feature Story (4): An in-dept discussion of the features of LED TVs

Even though ‘LED TV’ is simply marketing buzzword, its advantages outweigh its drawbacks An increasing number of TV vendors, including Sony, Sharp Samsung, and LG, are launching their so-called "LED TV" products on the market. But in fact, LED TV is not a completely different product to LCD TV – it is, in essence, an LCD TV that adopts LED backlighting technology.
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2009-10-22

LED TV Feature Story (3): Increasing demand for LED-backlit TVs, LED manufacturers launch capacity expansion plans

Samsung has invested USD 1 billion in its LED TV promotion campaign, bringing such TVs in the limelight of the market since the 2Q09. Other major TV brand vendor also raised their LED TV shipment targets for 2010, and launched capacity expansion plans at the same time. According to the research institute LEDinside, the total capital expenditure of Taiwan’s LED chipmakers will reach NTD 13.5 billion in 2009, a 24% growth compared to last year.
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2009-10-20

LED TV Feature Story (2): The Evolution of LED TV Market - Survival of the Fittest

This articles is contributed by WitsView, an abstract from WitsView’s column, please go to //www.witsview.com/Intelligence/Column/Default.aspx for the original version.
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2009-09-29

LED TV Feature Story (1): The Energy Saving Challenge of Large-Size TVs - LED TV

Nowadays, many consumers should have noticed the intense promotion campaign launched by TV vendors for LED TVs. Major Korea brand vendors have coined the term “LED TV” to promote their LCD TV models that adopt the LED backlight technology. Some TV manufacturers in Japan, China, and Europe have also followed suit and introduced a series of LED-backlit LCD TV.
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2008-11-26

LED NB is ready to go(2): Brightness and patent issues keep LED backlight highly priced

The biggest obstacle of improving LED NB's penestration rate is the high cost of LED backlight modules. The price of LED backlight modules is still 70% higher than CCFL backlight. The reason why a LED backlight module remains highly priced is the issues of its brightness and patent. Therefore though LED NB has created a big market, not every LED maker can take advantages from it. LED VS.CCFL
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2008-10-29

LED NB is ready to go(1): Why LED Backlight?

Though in 2008 the penetration rate of LED NB is lower than expected, but in order to make their notebooks lighter, thinner and more energy-saving, many big branded manufacturers speed up to bring LED backlight into their NB. LEDinside projects the penetration rate of LED NB will be as high as 60.3% in 2010. The progress of LED backlight ‘s application on NB is slower than expected
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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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