2012-07-09

Unity Opto Becomes the Exclusively LED Backlight Supplier of Nexus 7

Taiwan LED manufacturer Unity Opto Technology Ltd. has exclusively supplied item’s LED backlight to “Nexus 7”, the first tablet computer jointly developed by Asus and Google, a renowned online search engine to be launched in America in July. A reliable source has informed that Nexus 7 uses touch-screen technologies of Hydis, a South Korea–based panel manufacturer, and uses LED chips from Formosa Epitaxy Incorporation (Forepi). And with Nexus 7 scheduled for launch this month, Unity begun shipping  LED backlights at least tw...
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2012-07-03

U-Tech to Supply LED Lighting for Philips

U-Tech Technology Corp., backed by shipbuilder Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., has been contracted to support LED lighting equipment for Philips. The company’s vice president A.D. Wu, they produce the lighting equipment by making most of Ching Fu’s and its strategic partner Hui Hwa Industrial Co., Ltd.’s metal and mold technologies as well as Philips’ electronics technology. According to Wu, the products feature less than 3% in light degradation after 10,000 hours of non-stop operation, good thermal dissipation design and a 75% electr...
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2012-05-23

Taiwan PIDA Predicts Taiwan’s LED Industry Would Rise 10%

According to Photonic Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA), a Taiwan-based market research organization tracking the optoelectronics industry, Taiwan’s LED industry would rise 10% in revenue this year from 2011. PIDA set the 2012 revenue goal at NT$200 billion (US$6.8 billion at US$1:NT$29) and estimated the Taiwan industry would start to grow in the second half in anticipation of climbing demand for LED lighting. According to PIDA, the growth in LED lighting market in the second half will be fueled by the increased numbe...
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2012-03-14

Taiwan International Lighting Show Grandly Opened on March 13

The Taiwan International Lighting Show has grandly opened at the Taipei World Trade Center on March 13 and been lasting until March 16. It is the third year that the show to provide such a greatly import platform for buyers from around the world to the expo featuring LED lighting and home-grown innovations. According to Walter Yeh, executive vice president of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), one of the organizers of the show, this year, the show has gained recognition with LED manufacturers, evidenced by the rise in the number of p...
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2011-12-06

LED Orders From Mainland China Boost Unity Opto, Genesis’s Sales

Recently, Taiwan Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. and Genesis Photonics Inc. have recevied a big LED lights order from mainland China’s buyers.The orders wil begin delievering this quarter. According to Unity executives , some of the mainland’s top retailers have recently designated it to supply them LED light bulbs on a contract basis. Epi-wafer maker Formosa Epitaxy Inc. is also estimated to benefit from the contracts to Unity since it is a close ally of Unity. For Genesis , it has entered into alliance with IT retailer Potevio Co. to drum u...
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2011-12-02

Everlight Receives Plant Grow Lights Orders Benefiting from Unusual Winter

Lately, unusually cold winter has affected the output of agriculture. Plant Grow Lights may be good for the growers to solve this problem ,and Everlight has actively to seize this opportunity with orders from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, an American herbal plant research organization and several European agricultural equipment suppliers. Mainland China and the United States have issued warnings against unusually cold winter this year. Hebei Provincial Government of China has issued yellow alert for snowstorm while the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospher...
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2011-06-30

The New Breakthrough of LED Spotlight – TESS MR16 Aiming at Boutique Display Lighting Markets

As the luminous efficiency of LED chip was not high at early stage, it has not been able to achieve indoor lighting requirement therefore could only be applied at lower lumen lighting goods. LED spotlight has gradually replaced the traditional halogen lamp because there is no ultraviolet or infrared ray emitted from LED lighting, and it does not deteriorate on displayed goods. However, as the LED base generates high-temperature heat so most manufacturers can only use aluminum forming shell as heat-dissipation solution. As the result, the current LED spotlights have the alum...
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2011-06-29

Harvatek Teams up with TCL to Found Huizhou LED Packaging Plant

Recently, Taiwan based packaging company, Harvatek is about to team up with TCL to built LED packaging plant in Huizhou, China. Both of the two companies will own 50% share in the new plant individually. The new facility will go into production at the end of March, 2012 and its goal is to reach 2 billion capacity after one year. Harvatek disclosed that it expected for further vertical integration by cooperating with LED chip maker.  ...
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2011-06-24

FZLED Releases MR16-03 LED Spotlight Bulbs With Universal Compatibility

FZLED, maker of high-performance LED lighting products, releases their environmentally-friendly MR16-03 series of LED spotlights. High luminous efficacy and lifetimes of more than 35,000 hours make these high-quality LED bulbs an excellent choice for commercial, industrial, and residential settings. FZLED has paid particular attention to universal compatibility with this product release, making the MR16-03 LED spotlight bulbs able to fit GU5.3, GU10, E11, E14, E17, E26, E27, and B22 sockets and able to take AC input voltages of 100-240V as well as a 12...
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2011-06-23

Everlight May Make Profits with Its Developing Distribution Network

Despite LED lighting business is in deficit currently, Yeh, Chairman of Everlight, believes the company will make profits in 2 years. At present, the company is concentrating on ensuring distribution network, and it is expected to take 3-5 years to establish a basic distribution network .and it will be capable of setting up a foundation to compete on equally with Philips and Osram in 5 years....
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2011-06-23

Taiwan’s LED Chipmakers Likely Benefit from South Korean Expansion Halts

Due to slower-than-expected demand for LED backlights for LCD TVs and inferior cost efficiency relative to Taiwan’s manufacturers, South Korea’s top LED chipmakers are reported to decide to halt their expansion plans. Early last year, South Korean manufacturers intended to add a total of 600 MOCVD chambers. But they have stopped at only 150 to 200 MOCVDs. Samsung has set aside part of its backlight chips for lighting purposes to ease pressure on oversupply. As a result, Taiwan’s LED chipmakers including Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy an...
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2011-06-22

Taiwan LED Revenues in 2012 may Break a New Record Predicted by Taiwan PIDA

According to Taiwan's Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA), due to a high-growth market demand worldwide, Taiwan's LED industry revenues are likely to reach $6.8 billion in 2012 from this year's projected $5.2 billion revenues, surging by 32 percent. This is double than last year's first-ever $3.4 billion turnover. Both government and private sector incentives in many countries to boost the use of LED lighting has driven the high-growth market demand, analyzed by PIDA. Taiwan ranks second among the world's largest...
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2011-06-20

Taiwan`s Major LED Munafacturers Share Their Views on LED Lighting

Recently, Taiwan`s major LED munafacturers including Chairman Y.F. Yeh of Everlight, Chairman B.J. Lee of Epistar and Delta Electronics executives have show their views for the LED lighting industry at the Photonics Festival Taiwan 2011. According to Epistar`s Lee , the efficiency of LED lamps previously forecast to be achieved in 2015 will be reached in 2012, based on buyers from the world come to mostly purchase LED lamps at this show . For Everlight`s Yeh, he believes that the March 11 catastrophe reminds people of the importance of nuclear power ...
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2011-06-20

Foxconn Plans to Increase LED Investment in Henan,China

Taiwan –based Foxconn is reported to make a plan to invest in 19 new projects in Central China's Henan province, including factories that will produce camera lenses and LED lighting rigs, as well as more branches of Foxconn's retail chain Cybermart. Terry Guo, chairman of the Foxconn Technology Group, said during an economic forum held in Taipei, "We are going to fully expand our investment in Henan, using Zhengzhou (the provincial capital) as the base." However, Guo did not reveal the total amount of investments for these projects....
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2011-06-16

China Mainland to Sign High Technologies Standardization MOU with Taiwan

Reportedly, Chinese Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology Xi Guohua will sign industrial Standardization MOU with Chairman of the non-profit Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, R.L. Chen, a former economics minister, who represents Taiwan`s counterparts for three high technologies including LED, LCD panel and solar energy  in both sides of the Taiwan Straits. As LED plays a pivotal role in the mainland’s12th Five Year Development Plan, the two sides this time will sign agreements to set up common standards for LED ind...
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2011-06-15

Veeco Received MOCVD Orders from Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy

Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy and its affiliate, Jiangsu Canyang Corporation has ordered Veeco's recently released TurboDisc MaxBright multi-reactor MOCVD System for production of HB LEDs. It’s said that Veeco's MaxBright system is designed for HBLED production and is available in a 2 or 4-reactor cluster architecture and delivers up to a 500% productivity gain and 2.5x increase in footprint efficiency over its K465i reactor.  ...
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2011-06-14

LEDinside: Weak NB Demand and Chinese Mobile Phone Market Affected LED Makers' May Performance; Demand in LED Lighting and TV Backlight Expected to Boom in 3Q11

According to LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the Taiwanese listed LED manufacturers’ revenues in May, 2011 reached NTD 9.96 billion (MoM+5.8%; YoY+8.3%). As for the upstream players of the LED industry, the revenues of Taiwan’s listed LED chip makers in May, 2011 increased 8.3% to NTD 4.63 billion, compared to the same time last year (MoM+5.8%; YoY+8.3%). As for the downstream players of the LED industry, the revenue of Taiwan’s listed LED package makers in May, 2011 dropped 0.8% to NTD 5.33 billion compared to ...
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2011-06-14

Everlight to Show LED Products at Two Big Lighting Exhibitions

Everlight has shown its various LED products at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition and has prepared to present Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Area M, booth number 812 and Area L, booth number 622(Jun.14~16, 2011). The company presents a new Chip-on-Board (COB) LED series to offer a solution that addresses important issues in general lighting replacement applications. Competing to previously dominating standard discrete low power, mid power, and high power LED components, Chip-on-Board LEDs are predicted to take on a...
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2011-06-13

Taiwan`s LED-lamp Makers Benefit from Japan Increasing LED Demands

It’s reported that Taiwan`s LED-lamp makers have benefited from the increasing consumption of LED lamps due to Japan catastrophe on March 11. According to Delta Electronics CEO Yancey Hai, the company`s LED-lamp shipments to Japan has a great increase after the disastrous earthquake. Delta has recently won orders from other Japanese buyers than Hitachi, which has been Delta`s foremost contract buyer in Japan. For Genesis Photonics, the company has landed contracts to supply LED-lighting equipment to a leading steelmaker in Japan, which is equippi...
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2011-06-13

Lextar to Make A Debut of its Chip Array COB and 150 lm/W LED Packaging Products at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Lextar debuts its new Chip Array COB technology and high efficiency (up to 150 lm/W) LED packaging products. Both was presented in the 2011 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition held from the ninth to twelfth of this month.   COB (Chip on Board): Lextar exhibits a series of LED components including COB and LED package. In terms of COB, the newly developed Chip Array COB technology employs exclusive mechanical design and unique material for improved cost.    With a 15-20% more efficient COB the Chip Array COB feature...
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2011-06-13

Lextar to Launch the World’s Brightest* 6 Watt LED Candle Lamp

                                            Along with a Series of 25 to 60 Watt Replacement and Ultra Light LED Bulbs                                           &...
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2011-06-10

ERC Strengthens Partnerships for LED Marketplace

Reportedly, the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Centre (ERC) led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,  has set up 21 key industrial partners including Osram Sylvania and Taiwan-based Epistar to help guide the centre’s leading-edge research programs and hasten the transition of important innovations from the lab bench to the marketplace. The ERC is led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is dedicated to developing new LED technologies and applications for smarter, better-performing lighting devices and systems. At present, the ERC team i...
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2011-06-10

FZLED Exhibiting at LED Lighting Taiwan 2011

FZLED, maker of high-performance LED lighting products, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at LED Lighting Taiwan 2011 from June 14 to June 16, 2011, at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Buyers, media, and the general public are all welcome to visit FZLED's booth (4th Floor, Booth #: L1331) and view the company's innovative and exceptionally made LED torches/flashlights and bulbs. Featured at the FZLED booth will be their newly designed LED downlights as well as their MR16 LED spotlight series. Avai...
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2011-06-10

GlacialLight Exhibiting Wide Array of LED Products at LED Lighting Taiwan 2011 EXPO

GlacialLight, a sub-division of the experienced technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc., extends an invitation to all business and media partners around the world to attend their display at LED Lighting Taiwan 2011 (Booth #L326.328, Nangang Exhibition Hall) during the Photonics Festival In Taiwan, June 14-16, 2011, at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Date: June 14-16, 2011 Venue: TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall Booth #:L326.328 LED Lighting Taiwan is the largest LED Lighting exhibition in Asia and the largest procure...
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2011-06-09

AIXTRON CCS System Selects for GaN-based Blue LED

AIXTRON is selected for GaN-based blue LED by Taiyuan University of Technology, China. The order is for one AIXTRON Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) 3x2-inch configuration deposition system. The system will be delivered in the second quarter of 2011. One of AIXTRON´s local support teams in China will commission the new reactor in a new state of the art facility at the University. According to Dr. Jian Liang, Professor of Taiyuan University of Technology’s Material College State Laboratory, this will be their first AIXTR...
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2011-06-08

GlacialPower's LED Driver Bundled Package Now Available on GL-MR16-5WH-V2 Mizar Series

                                                          -The innovative LED driver making traditional bulbs obsolete- GlacialLight, a sub-division of the experienced technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc., is pleased to announce that their latest, innovative GlacialPower LED driver is now bund...
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2011-06-01

Taiwan Genesis Photonics Odered Veeco’s MaxBright MOCVD Systems

Currently, Taiwan-based Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI) has ordered TurboDisc® MaxBright™ Multi-reactor MOCVD System from Veeco. The systems will be used to increase GPI’s capacity for the production of HB LEDs being driven by applications such as backlighting, lighting, displays, and automotive. According to David Chung, Chairman and CEO of GPI, "We have been very pleased with the production proven performance of Veeco's K465i MOCVD systems already installed in our manufacturing facility. They helped us to achieve L...
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2011-05-30

Universally Compatible MR16-04 LED Spotlights Now Available From FZLED Without TriAC-Dimming Functionality in 3 and 5 Watt Models

FZLED, maker of high-performance LED lighting products, today releases their all new MR16-04 Series of LED spotlights. Available in 3 Watt and 5 Watt models, these LED spotlights have been designed and manufactured with extensive help from FZLED's R&D team in order to precisely shape the heat sinks and provide customers with the best cost-to-performance ratio possible. FZLED's commitment to making universally compatible products is also evident as their MR16-04 spotlights can fit GU5.3, GU10, E11, E14, E17, E26, E27, and B22 sockets and...
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2011-05-26

2W LED Desk Lamp Product Launch at COMPUTEX 2011 by Gem Hsin Electronics Co. Ltd.

USB Powered Desk Lamp and exchangeable LED Tube Lamps featured alongside OEM/ODM Services Gem Hsin Electronics Co. Ltd., maker of LED lighting products, is excited to be participating at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2011 from May 31 to June 4, 2011, at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taipei, Taiwan, with an exhibit at booth number G115 (Hall 3). Current and interested buyers, members of the international media, and the general public are all welcome to visit Gem Hsin's booth to speak with associates and get an up-close view of the company's...
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2011-05-20

Phihong’s New AC-DC LED Drivers Provide OEMs with High-Quality Lighting Power

Phihong, a global leader in power solutions, has developed a series of lighting power supplies for LED luminaire applications in both indoor and outdoor environments. The constant-current and constant voltage drivers are worldwide-compatible with high line and low line AC input voltage ranges and provide standard dimming on all outdoor models. “The overall focus of the lighting industry is changing to encourage more economical and environmentally responsible alternatives to current applications,” said Keith Hopwood, vice president of marketing for Phihong USA. &l...
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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