2018-04-25

Shenzhen MTC Aims to Overcome Challenges of Making RGB Micro LED Arrays

Recently, HC Semitek, Leyard and Changelight have revealed their progress of Mini and Micro LED, and so has Shenzhen MTC.
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2018-04-24

LED Display Maker Leyard Projects Micro LED to Have Limited Impact on the Display and Projector Markets

Concepts of Micro/Mini LED display are more and more popular. Enterprises' developments in this segment also become focuses of the LED industry.
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2018-04-24

Samsung Researching Possibility of Combining Quantum Dot Technology with Micro LED TVs

The head of Samsung Visual Display expressed that Samsung Electronics has been researching methods to apply quantum dot technologies to its Micro LED TV.
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2018-04-24

Changelight Sends Micro LED Samples to Downstream Firms for Testing

As Micro LED still encounters certain technical bottlenecks, some companies are currently focusing on the transition technology Mini LED instead. The squad proactively developing Mini LED applications includes panel giants (Innolux and AUO), LED chip makers (Epistar and Lextar), and LED packaging firms (EVERLIGHT, AOT, and Harvatek).
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2018-04-23

Horticultural Lighting: illumiPure Corp. Enters Joint Proof of Concept Agreement with WeedMD

illumiPure Corp. and WeedMD have entered into a Joint Proof of Concept (PoC) Agreement to assess the tools and techniques of illumiPure's high-quality LED horticulture lighting system. The intent of the PoC is to document the improvements in quality of WeedMD's cannabis product while reducing electricity usage and maintenance costs. The project will record data points and crop characteristics developed throughout the grow cycle while utilizing the illumiPure LED broadband spectrum system.
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2018-04-23

LumiPure Announces Long Term Agreement With illumiPure For the Distribution of TruWhite and TruGrow LED Lighting Solutions

Montreal's LumiPure Inc. announces the beginning of a long-term agreement with illumiPure Corp. for the distribution of their sophisticated LED lighting products within Canada. This partnership will make it possible for businesses and consumers alike to gain access to Illumipure's advanced LED technology within the Canadian market.
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2018-04-23

Mini LED Will Soon Hit Mass Production, Chinese LED Firms Say

According to media reports, Huawei, OPPO and Xiaomi are worried about insufficient OLED panel production, so they plan to use Mini LED-lit LCD displays for their smartphones in 2H18. Despite the fact that this rumor is not confirmed yet, the LED supply chain already pins its hope on Mini LED.
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2018-04-23

Optovate Reveals Details of Its Micro LED Technology

Optovate has revealed further details of its innovative micro-LED technology, following its first technology announcement in March 2018. Optovate has since 2008 been developing catadioptric micro-optic arrays to enhance the benefits of micro-LED, mini-LED and OLED displays and also a patterned laser lift-off (p-LLO) micro-LED transfer process.
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2018-04-23

Light + Building 2018: MEAN WELL Keeps on Shining

From KNX to DALI, from high power to flicker free LED drivers, you name it, we have it. At the cutting-edge lighting and building automation show Light + Building (L+B) 2018, MEAN WELL presented versatile power solutions addressing various market sectors and technology trends.
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2018-04-20

Epistar Takes Legal Actions to Protect Its LED Filament Patents

In addition to our witness of the raid at Light and Building 2018, LEDinside also learnt a low-key move from Epistar, who according to sources had reached out to dozens of exhibitors on-site regarding Epistar’s intellectual property rights.
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2018-04-19

[Heads up] Cree, Inc. Announces 2018 Third Quarter Earnings Release Webcast

Cree, Inc. Announces 2018 Third Quarter Earnings Release Webcast
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2018-04-19

Leyard and Planar to Acquire eyevis, Further Expanding the Company’s European Market Share

Leyard and Planar, a solution provider of LED digital displays, announced the intent to acquire eyevis, a manufacturer of visual display solutions.
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2018-04-19

Pixelligent Technologies Closes $7.6M Round Including Investment from TOK and Kateeva for OLED Development

Pixelligent, a manufacturer of high-index advanced materials, announces $7.6M in new funding to help further drive product commercialization and accelerate global customer adoption.
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2018-04-18

Epistar Schedules to Ship Mini LED Backlights for Smartphones in 3Q18

The oversupply in the LED chip market continues in 2018. The market demand is estimated to recuperate in the second quarter; however, it will still need new technologies such as Mini LED to ease the oversupply, according to Biing-Jye Lee, Chairman of Epistar
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2018-04-18

Sterling Suffolk Chooses Plessey’s Hyperion 1750 LED Grow Light for Its New UK Tomato Greenhouse Project

Plessey, a developer LED technologies and manufacturer of solid-state lighting products, announces that Sterling Suffolk will install Plessey’s new Hyperion 1750 LED top light in its first greenhouse, which measures 54,400 m².
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2018-04-18

LED Expo Thailand 2018: Connect Your World of LED with iLight Connect

April 2018- LED Expo Thailand is gearing up for its new edition on LED technology, products & lighting. Organised jointly by MEX Exhibition Pvt. Ltd. and IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., the Expo is scheduled from 10-12 May 2018 in Bangkok. The participants would get the opportunity to attend International LED Summit, which the organisers have decided to take to the next level with iLight Connect.
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2018-04-18

Philips Lighting Unveils New Philips GreenPower LED Toplighting Light Recipe for European Market at Rose Event

Philips Lighting unveiled its new Philips GreenPower LED toplighting with a light spectrum optimized for cut rose cultivation at an event of the Philips Rose Expertise Group. The new GreenPower LED toplighting with cut rose spectrum allows growers to increase light levels year-round without increasing heat. During extensive trials undertaken by research institutes Delphy and Wageningen University, and monitored by experienced rose growers, the new lighting with cut rose spectrum improves the quality of the roses and is 40% more energy efficient compared to high-pressure sodium (HPS) lighting.
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2018-04-17

ALLOS Wins Compound Semiconductors Material and Substrates Award

ALLOS Semiconductors won this year’s prestigious Compound Semiconductor Industry Substrates and Materials Award for showing breakdown voltages of > 1400 V on GaN-on-Si power semiconductor epiwafers. 
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2018-04-17

Philips Lighting Appoints Alok Ghose as Market Leader for ASEAN

Philips Lighting announced the appointment of Alok Ghose as the Market Leader for ASEAN. Mr Ghose, who was previously Managing Director and Cluster Leader for Singapore, Malaysia and Exports, now leads the operations and the transformation in lighting for the Internet of Things within ASEAN.
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2018-04-17

Smart Appliances for your Smart Home

With today’s technology, every homeowner wants the best appliances, and gadgets. But, in a world where being on-the-go meets being environmentally-friendly, we often have to think about new ways to update our house. Whether it’s finding ways to save water, going green with our lighting, wireless communication, or other issues, today’s smart homes have a lot more to offer than you think.
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2018-04-17

Samsung to Release New Modular Micro LED TVs in 2018

The sentiment is heating up in the high-end TV market as more rumors about Korean suppliers’ next-generation TVs came out. By the end of 2018, Samsung Electronics will release new-generation Micro LED TVs and the price could be as high as USD 300,000. Also, LG Electronics will start the global distribution of its new OLED TVs featuring its own AI platform DeepThinQ.
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2018-04-17

Xeleum’s Xi-Fi Lighting Control Receives DLC Certification

Xeleum, a U.S. based engineer and manufacturer of commercial and industrial LED lighting products, announced that its Xi-Fi Wireless Lighting Control System is now listed on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) under the category of Networked Lighting Control (NLC) Systems.
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2018-04-17

Hong Kong Highways Department Selects Telensa for Yuen Long Smart Street Lighting Pilot

Telensa, a connected street lighting and smart city applications provider, announced that it has been selected by the Highways Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system in a pilot programme led by engineering services group South King-Kum Shing JV to replace about 600 streetlights in Yuen Long Town with wirelessly managed LED lights.
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2018-04-16

Australia's Leading Commercial Solar Lighting Company Launches Disruptive Solid-State Technologies In USA

Australia's leading commercial solar and energy storage solutions provider Green Frog Systems, is set to unveil its new disruptive solar lighting technologies at LIGHTFAIR International on May 8th, making them available for the first time in the US.
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2018-04-16

SolarMax LED Outdoor Lighting Systems Make Parks Smarter and Safer in El Monte and Carson

Two forward looking cities in LA County have cast new light - provided by SolarMax LED - on the fiscal challenge of replacing old, inefficient outdoor lighting systems. City councils in El Monte and Carson have approved installation of new wireless LED systems, part of a region-wide Smart & Safe Parks initiative that enhances public safety and energy conservation, while reducing maintenance costs.
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2018-04-16

Current by GE Rolls Out Nationwide Energy Savings Program with Morgan Stanley

Current, powered by GE has announced a new energy efficiency program with Morgan Stanley. The companies are collaborating to evaluate energy savings opportunities across more than 600 Morgan Stanley retail branches with a turnkey LED lighting and digital controls solution that will reduce lighting-related energy consumption by up to 50 percent in some branches, plus improve operational productivity and enhance the customer experience. 
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2018-04-16

AUO, Innolux to Introduce Mini LED to Automotive and VR Displays

Currently in the industry, on one hand, Apple has been very active in developing Micro LED; on the other, display makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux just announced to roll out Mini LED applications by the end of 2018.
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2018-04-16

WELLMAX Lighting Wins the LED Market by Creating Additional Values

On April 15th, the China Import and Export Fair (123rd Canton Fair) kicked off as scheduled at Pazhou International Exhibition Complex in Guangzhou. The LED Bulb Expert, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) is here to exhibit its full lines of new LED bulb solutions, providing global clients with varieties of choices.
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2018-04-15

Epistar, Lextar Expect Revenue Lifts with the Launch of Mini LED in 2H18

Taiwan LED manufacturers recently announce their first-quarter revenues. The revenues of Epistar and Lextar both declined more than 10% YoY. In 2H18, these two companies will launch new Mini LED products, which might help increase their revenues.
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2018-04-13

5 Tips for Choosing a Smart Lighting IoT Platform

Smart lighting is playing a pivotal role in unlocking the power of the IoT and smart building applications beyond lighting. An intelligent, sensor-laden lighting system can form the central nervous system of a building, enabling smart lighting and other current and future IoT applications.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE