2011-02-23

Oxley Installs Dual-mode LED DC Combi Lights on Foxhound British Army Patrol Vehicle

It’s reported that Oxley Developments has supplied a dual-mode LED DC Combi Lights for the Foxhound British army patrol vehicle. The lights can be operated in normal and blackout/emergency modes and are an alternative to traditional filament lighting. Foxhound is the British Army name for Ocelot, the Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) designed and developed by Force Protection Europe. And Force Protection Europe has won a contract to supply 200 of the British-designed vehicles to the Ministry of Defence. Oxley’s LED DC Comb...
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2011-02-23

Taiwan Ubilux Ordered Two Aixtron CRIUS II Deposition Systems

Taiwan LED chip maker Ubilux has placed an order from Aixtron for two CRIUS II deposition systems in the 55x2-inch configuration to expand the company’s production capacity for GaN-based HB LEDs. It’s said that Ubilux placed this order in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the systems will be delivered in the first quarter of 2011....
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2011-02-22

Taiwan’s LED chip maker Ubilux to boost capacity with AIXTRON CRIUS® II systems

AIXTRON SE has announced a new MOCVD reactor order from existing customer Ubilux of Tainan County, Taiwan. The order is for two AIXTRON CRIUS® II deposition systems in the 55x2-inch configuration which will be used to expand the company’s production capacity for GaN-based HB LEDs. Ubilux placed the order in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the systems will be delivered in the first quarter of 2011. A local AIXTRON support team will commission the new reactors at the state of the art clean-room facilities housed in the Ubilux headqu...
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2011-02-22

OSRAM’s Multi CHIPLED LEDs Shines Again,Greatly Improve Video Display Quality

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ Multi CHIPLED LEDs are used in the video display screens in the conference hall of Jinan Municipal Government in Shandong Province of China. The LEDs are selected for their high brightness, high contrast and advanced structure. Housed in black package that is impervious to ambient lighting with its close pitch design, the LEDs enable homogeneous video display and high colour fidelity. Having the blackest LED package on the market and together with diffused resin, the Multi CHIPLED enables better contrast, thus th...
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2011-02-22

New Appointments at Dialight with Special Focus on Middle East

Two new members join the UK sales team and a regional manager is appointed for the Middle East to strengthen Dialight’s position in these markets as a forerunner in the field of industrial LED lighting. Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, announced three new appointments who between them bring many years of experience in the strategically important hazardous location market and of successfully developing business sales in the Middle East. Together they will contribute to the continuing growth of the company’s so...
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2011-02-21

LayTec GmbH Converted into AG

LayTec AG announces its conversion from LayTec GmbH (a limited liability company) into LayTec AG (Aktiengesellschaft, joint stock corporation). With today’s entry into the commercial register of Berlin/Charlottenburg, LayTec will operate in future as LayTec AG. LayTec will continue being a privately owned company. The herewith announced conversion is not imposing changes to the shareholder structure, which has been stable for many years. The first advisory board was elected by the shareholder meeting in October 2010. Dr. Markus Weyers (Berlin), the cha...
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2011-02-21

RGGLED Launched Unique Largest LED Ceiling Screen

Lately, no big event can be imagined without LED production, especially without something new, creative and record breaking. Just like the 2011 Asian winter games in Kazachstan which on 30th of January took place in Astana, the capital of Kazachstan. New arena in Astana was illuminated by the ceiling LED screen which was designed, manufactured, installed and launched by Lithuanian company RGGLED. This project is unique in Europe as well as in Asia by its measures - ceiling LED screen was 8500 sq. m big. “I evaluate Astana arena project as an extreme suc...
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2011-02-18

Philips to Invest EUR 2 Billion in Green Innovation by 2015

Philips records healthy increase in green product sales in 2010 Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today announced that it will allocate EUR 2 billion for investments in Green Innovation by 2015 to accelerate sustainable business across the company’s three sectors. In 2010, Philips’ cumulative investments in Green Innovation amounted to EUR 1 billion, surpassing its Green Innovation investment target two years ahead of schedule. As a result of the company’s continued commitment to sustainable innovation, 38% of total 2010 sale...
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2011-02-18

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors to Present at the 12th Annual Strategies in Light Conference and Exhibition

It’s reported that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has become a sponsor of the 2011 Strategies in Light Conference Exhibition,which is an industry conference and exhibition with a focus on High-Brightness LEDs and lighting. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors' President and CEO, Aldo Kamper will be a Keynote Speaker at the conference and share fresh insight into the LED world. In addition, the company will be showcasing their LEDs in applications and bringing some of its top professionals as speakers on February 22-24 at the Santa Clara Convention C...
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2011-02-17

Piccadilly Circus Prepares to Replace neon Sanyo sign to LED Display

It’s said that Piccadilly Circus will replace the iconic red and white Sanyo sign, which has been in place since 1978. The Japanese electronics company has been told to replace the sign with a more modern LED display, which allows for moving images. However, according to a spokesman for Sanyo,” the owner of the ad space wanted to change the neon sign to LED for the coming London Olympics, but we didn't feel the need to change it for economic reasons.”...
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2011-02-15

The University of Texas at Austin orders AIXTRON Black Magic for wearable electronics project

AIXTRON SE today announced a new order for a 4-inch Black Magic Plasma Enhanced CVD (PECVD) system from The University of Texas at Austin. After delivery of the system at the end of 2010, the local AIXTRON support team has carried out the installation and commissioning in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Microelectronics Research Center, at The University of Texas at Austin. Assistant Professor Deji Akinwande and Professor Rod Ruoff from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are working on seve...
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2011-02-15

Osram LEDs Helps Russian City Save Energy

The Russian city of Kazan requires two-thirds less energy thanks to LEDEL’s efficient street lighting with OSRAM Golden DRAGON Plus LEDs Reducing Russia’s primary energy consumption by 40 per cent by 2020 is one of the country’s core concerns. To help reach this goal the Republic of Tatarstan is tackling street lighting and has initiated a pilot project in its capital Kazan – a ward with around 25,000 households already benefits from the superior light quality of LED street lighting made by the LEDEL company. They have already...
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2011-02-15

Philips LED Lightbulb is First 60-WATT Equivalent to Earn Energy Star Qualification

Consumers get proven technology that will save energy and money with commercially available Philips AmbientLED 12.5 watt   The world’s first LED replacement for a 60-watt incandescent bulb is now also the first to earn ENERGY STAR qualification.  Philips Lighting announced today that the Philips AmbientLED 12.5 watt (also sold professionally under the Philips EnduraLED brand) has met or exceeded the light quality and energy efficiency requirements for a 60-watt LED equivalent set forth by ENERGY STAR, proving that it is a high...
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2011-02-11

Epicrystal-Epistar to Accelerate Capacity Expansion with AIXTRON UHB GaN LED Systems

AIXTRON SE announced a new order for MOCVD reactors from an Epistar joint venture, Epicrystal Corporation (Changzhou), Ltd. in China. The company, formed as a new joint venture between Epistar and Epistar’s customers, is engaged in manufacture and distribution of LED-based products. The order is made up of five AIX 2800G4 HT MOCVD systems. Following delivery in the second quarter of 2011, the systems will be used for production of ultra-high brightness (UHB) GaN-based LEDs. The new reactors will be commissioned by the local AIXT...
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2011-02-10

Philips Lumileds’ SignalSure Mid-power LEDs for Automotive Signalling

Recently, Philips Lumileds has released its new SignalSure mid-power LEDs, expecting to be the most robust and reliable surface mount LED available to the automotive industry.   The modules have undergone a rigorous Multi Environment Overstress Testing (MEOST) regime that exceeds the testing required by today’s standards for automotive signalling LED sources. And it is available in red-orange and amber colours....
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2011-02-09

SemiSouth Orders World’s Largest Commercial Capacity SiC Planetary Reactor® System from AIXTRON

AIXTRON SE announced a new order for a CVD reactor from existing customer SemiSouth Laboratories of Starkville, MS, USA. The order is for an AIX 2800G4 WW deposition system in the 10x100 mm and the 6x150 mm configuration which will be used for the production of power silicon carbide (SiC) Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFET) and Schottky Barrier Diode microelectronic devices. SemiSouth placed the order in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the system will be delivered in the second quarter of 2011. The local AIXTRON support team will commi...
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2011-01-31

Netherlands-based LED Vegetable Laboratory

Reportedly, Netherlands-based PlantLab has taken advantage of red and blue LED lights to produce beans, corn, peppers, zucchini, tomatoes and strawberries in an automated indoor farm, which could lead to more efficient indoor food production, especially in climates with short sunlight hours. With single coloured LED lights, scientists at PlantLab are using the exact coloured that lights plants need for photosynthesis. According to the project overview, “Plants mainly need blue and red light for photosynthesis and far-red, a colour not even visible to the human eye ...
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2011-01-31

Philips Aims at Acquisitions in the Asia-Pacific Region

Currently, Philips has announced it will seek for acquisitions in the Asia-Pacific region as a part of the company's strategic to keep up with its growth momentum for its lighting business. According to Philips Lighting Asia Regional Director Nigel D' Acre, the adoption rate of LEDs in the emerging markets, especially in Asia, was even faster. As a result, they felt that they need to catch up and be prepared with the growth through partnerships, future acquisitions, through close relationships and other infrastructure projects. In D' Acre‘s opinio...
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2011-01-28

Major Milestone Passed with Photonic Crystal Patterning on Full 4” Wafers with PHABLETM Technology

Eulitha AG of Switzerland and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) of Japan announced the successful patterning of 4” wafers with Eulitha’s proprietary PHABLE technology. Photonic crystal patterns with 600 nm period and hexagonal symmetry was created uniformly over 4” wafers. PHABLE is a novel mask based photolithography technology that promises to revolutionize production of photonic structures such as photonic crystals, diffraction gratings and anti-reflection surfaces. High-throughput fabrication of such patterns over large areas is required...
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2011-01-27

Barco Introduces New LED Backlit LCD Displays

Barco is reported to launch its new NSL-5521 display which can be available in video walls and its stand-alone LDX series for control room applications. The new displays combine LCD technology with LED backlighting to produce brighter images and a wider color gamut, while providing a smart and space-saving design. According to Barco, this new LED backlit LCD displays will be showed off for the first time at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), from 1 to 3 February 2011....
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2011-01-19

Major US Research Center to Work on Graphene on Silicon Carbide with AIXTRON Hot-Wall Tube Reactor

AIXTRON SE today announced a new order for a silicon carbide (SiC) chemical vapor deposition (CVD) system from a major corporate research & development center located in the northeast of the USA. The order comprises a VP508GFR 1x4-inch wafer configuration Hot-Wall reactor system with additional features including a Dual Tube Hot-Wall reactor with the AIXTRON patented Gas Foil Rotation® for individual wafer uniformity and high temperature capability.   The company placed the order during the third quarter of 2010. Following delivery in t...
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2011-01-18

OptoDrive's Minor Surgery LED Engine

The new Svea LED Engine is the latest design in the Optodrive concept with less radiated heat and less energy consumption than any incandescent alternatives. A LED based light source that reach 30klx from such small size as 90mm (3.5”), easily integrated in Surgical light sources for high intensity illumination. Excellent possibilities to reach a perfect shadow control with multi array design and a crisp white light with excellent R9 values. Reduced heat output and prolong lifetime compared to conventional light sources.  Technically, a light source designed for...
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2011-01-14

Sportlite Takes Efficiency to the Next Level with Its New LED Garage Fixture Series

New GR-52 LED garage fixture provides replacement ease and thermal management for long lasting performance Philips Sportlite introduces the LED Garage Fixture Series, specifically designed to provide more efficient lighting at an economical price. The fixtures maintain more than 70% of their lumens up to 82,000 hours, providing less need for maintenance or replacement.  
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2011-01-14

IXYS Corporation Released New 6-Channel New LED Driver

IXYS Corporation has released an innovative inductor-based 6-channel White LED driver LDS8763, which can drive up to 72 WLEDs in six strings with up to 12 LEDs per string. The LDS8763 is delivered with factory programmed LED current at 20, 25, or 30 mA per string and 1.5% channel-to-channel current matching. Internal PWM pulse generator with duty cycle regulated by external DC voltage applied to the PWM pin adjusts its LED brightness.
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2011-01-13

China´s HC SemiTek receives six more AIXTRON CRIUS MOCVD tools

AIXTRON SE today announced an order from mainland China. HC SemiTek placed an order for six additional CRIUS® Gallium Nitride epitaxial growth reactors. The six machines in the 31x2-inch wafer configuration have been delivered to the company’s modern facility in Wuhan.
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2011-01-13

Streetlighting Intelligence Inc. and National Semiconductor to Collaborate on Feature-rich Street Lighting Technologies

StreetlightIntelligence Inc. (TSX-V:SLQ, "SLQ"), of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, a leading developer of adaptive street light control and monitoring technology, and National Semiconductor Corp.
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2011-01-11

AIXTRON OVPD® technology receives best technical development award

Manufacturing Award at Printed Electronics and Photovoltaics USA 2010. The prize is awarded for exceptional work on developing high-efficiency components and manufacturing technologies for flexible electronics. AIXTRON has received the award for its OVPD® process1, an enabling technology for manufacturing OLEDs and other applications in organic electronics.
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2011-01-06

Philips Lighting Lit up the Cebu Capitol

It’s reported that Philips Lighting has brightened the Cebu Capitol building with LED bulbs. According to Provincial Engineer Eulogio Pelayre, launched last month, the lighted Capitol building will be maintained by the company free of charge. The LED bulbs allow the Capitol to save 70 percent in power bills. No maintenance or replacement of bulbs is needed for the next 15 years at least.
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2011-01-05

Philips expands its portfolio to deliver customized energy-efficient lighting solutions through the acquisition of Optimum Lighting

Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) announced today that it has acquired Optimum Lighting LLC, a privately owned company specializing in customized energy-efficient lighting solutions for the office, industry and retail segments. This acquisition complements Philips’ customer-centric innovation capabilities and strengthens its global leadership position in professional lighting solutions.
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2011-01-05

Lama Concept Created LED Light Embedded Carpet

Based on the emergency carpet lighting on airplanes, Netherlands-based Lama Concept has created a RGB LED light embedded carpet. According to the designer, people can find their way by this Cell+Led lights. “The strings are put together randomly so a natural pattern will evolve together with a playful finishing of the edges. Another advantage of the carpet being made out of strings is that they can be replaced by new ones.”
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