2016-07-07

Optical Sensors Advancing Mobile Technology

Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which is held from 28 June to 1 July 2016, features two “Connected Lifestyle” halls that showcase up-to-date products and services. Bodo Ischebeck, Vice President Infrared Components at Osram Opto Semiconductors delivered a speech titled “Optical Sensors Advancing Mobile Technology.” Bodo Ischebeck introduced optical sensors’ applications and outlook of biometrics, biosensor, VR/AR and 3D sensor applications.
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2016-04-11

LEDinside: Five LED Automotive Lighting Trends at Taipei AMPA 2016

LED automotive lighting market has gained traction over the last few years, and each year manufacturers are developing more advanced products to meet market demands. At Taipei AMPA 2016, which took place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center and Hall 1 TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 Area A from April 6-9, 2016, LEDinside observed several distinctive market trends:
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2016-03-03

Infineon Adds New Controller IC for Mid- to High-end LED Applications

Infineon Technologies AG today launched a multimode flyback controller IC for LED applications. It can shorten ‘time-to-light’, lower component counts and reduce operational and standby power consumption. Designed to meet the performance and efficiency demands of mid-range to high-end LED designs, the IRS2982S provides a versatile controller solution that can meet the needs of a wide variety of interior, outdoor, office and industrial lighting schemes.
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2015-05-14

GE's and Qualcomm's Smart Indoor Lighting Position System Explained

Shopping in a big department store can quickly devolve from a simple errand to an odyssey filled with frustration. What section do they put the bath towels in again? Is there a route to take that avoids the chemical attack of the perfume aisle on the way to kitchenware? Where do they put the on-sale jackets?
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2015-04-28

GE Lighting to Illuminate the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

GE announced today that in partnership with Iwasaki Electric Co. Ltd, the two companies will provide a stronger Lighting product portfolio to address the needs of the Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 
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2015-04-16

TI New DLP Chipset for HUDs Enables Wider LED Applications

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first DLP® chipset engineered and qualified for automotive head-up display (HUD) applications. Combining the award-winning imaging qualities of DLP technology with automotive reliability, the new chipset enables head-up displays with the industry's widest field of view (FOV) up to 12 degrees. It also enables high brightness, color and contrast levels and provides manufacturers with a scalable platform. For more information, seewww.ti.com/headupdisplay.
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2015-04-16

Optim LED Videoscope Receives UL Hazardous Area Certification

Optim LLC, a designer and manufacturer of flexible fiberscopes, videoscopes and related products, announced it’s FreedomView LED Videoscope has received certification from Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the leading authority on product safety, for use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Locations. FreedomView LED Videoscope complies with UL standards and requirements for nonincendive electrical equipment.
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2014-10-24

Philips Lumileds: Global LED Applications and Regional Market Trends

Global LED trends show backlight applications are in decline, and that lighting will remain the major market driver, said Sean Zhou, Regional Marketing Director, Asia, Philips Lumileds at LEDforum 2014, which took place Friday in Taipei, Taiwan. In terms of regional market performances, LED market growth in Japan has waned compared to other regions.
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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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