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As CES 2014 in Las Vegas catches industry attention this week, manufacturers have been releasing new exciting products at the show. Belkin has expanded its smart lighting WeMo product portfolio, while Razer has come up with a fashionable smart wearable OLED device. Top Taiwanese LED manufacturers including Epistar, Everlight, Unity Opto, Edison Opto and others have released their latest financial reports this week. After much toiling, LEDinside finally presents its comprehensive overview for 2013, while analysts present their latest projections for the Chinese LED chip industry. For more please see below:

Editor Recommendations

  1. Epistar Continues MOCVD Expansion While GPI and Forepi Remain Conservative   
  2. Epistar Analyzes Lighting Trends as LED Enters Growth Phase   
  3. Adoption of HV LEDs Expands as Industry Moves to Cut Costs
  4. LEDinside: China LED Chip Gross Production Increases 17%  
  5. LED Industry Issues at a Glance 2013
  6. LEDinside: Six Main Trends to Look Out for in 2014  
  7. 2013 Review: Package Free LED Technology under the Spotlight in 2013
  8. Tracing China’s Ban of Incandescent Bulbs 

CES 2014 Product Highlights

  1. [Update] Belkin Expands WeMo Smart Lighting Product Line at 2014 CES   
  2. NXP and EnOcean Use NFC to Simplify Energy Harvesting Wireless Lighting Networks   
  3. Panasonic Exhibits Comprehensive 4K Solutions at CES 2014   
  4. Razer Releases OLED Nabu SmartBand    

What’s Trending?

  1. Top Four Reasons to Why Consumers Still Prefer Incandescent Bulbs
  2. Hubble Lighting: Understanding LED Drive Current & Current Density   
  3. Linear Fluorescent Lamp Shipments Retreat During Third Quarter
  4. NEMA: North America HID Lamp Indexes Contract During 3Q13   
  5. Kingsun Sees Great Potential in LED Market in 2014   
  6. Taiwan's LED and Financial Industry Optimistic About Lighting Demands in 2014   
  7. FOREPI Chairman Optimistic About HV LED Development
  8. German OLED Project So-Light Successfully Concludes  
  9. Who’s the Watchdog for Indebted Chinese LED Manufacturers?  

Top Financial News

  1. Rubicon Announces Sale of US$ 28.2 Million of Common Stock   
  2. Epistar Well-Positioned to Weather out Slack Season According to Credit Suisse   
  3. Edison Opto Revenue Up in 2013   
  4. Unity Opto Yearly Revenue Dips
  5. Everlight Maintained Good Performance Despite of Typical Slack Season
  6. LiteOn 4Q Revenue Breaks Two-Year Records
  7. Ledtech Sees Sales Grow in 2013   
  8. Changfang Lighting Stockholder Sells Out 2.85M Stocks
  9. Lextar 2013 Revenue Sees Growth  
  10. Epiled 2013 Revenue Dipped 2%   

Other Industry News

  1. AIXTRON SE and Manz AG Agree on Strategic Cooperation for OLED Manufacturing   
  2. QD Vision and ShineOn Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Integration of Color IQ Optics into LCD Applications  
  3. EU-ASE Appoints Philips Officer as New Head  
  4. RCS Enters the LED Lighting Market  
  5. CRS Electronics Expands International Presence With New Offices in China   
  6. BenQ Adds New BE Light, Compasso and Hatha LED Lighting Fixtures to QisDesign Luxury Line   
  7. Xicato Expands and Brings Manufacturing to San Jose   
  8. TSLC New Factory Targets Automotive Lighting and Other Niche Market Developments   
  9. Ushio America Announces Strategic Investment in Zylight   

New Products

  1. Osram Sylvania 40W and 60W Equiv. LED Bulbs Receive Energy Star Certification   
  2. Philips Slashes Conversion Costs with New LED T8 Tubes   
  3. CRAIC Technologies Launches New Kinetic Spectroscopy Software   
  4. Avertronics Launches Smart Lighting Wireless Control System   
  5. COLORBEAM ORBIT 1 to replace traditional AR-111   
  6. Radiant Zemax Expands ProMetric Colorimeters Product Line   
  7. VIZIO Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV   
  8. Fremont Micro Devices Announces the FT833 Constant Current LED Driver Family
  9. Phoseon Technology Displays UV LED Curing Solutions at IMI Asia

Interesting Applications

  1. Montreal’s Luminous Pathway: a High-Tech Public Art Exhibition  
  2. Zackees Makes Nightime Riding Safe with LED Turn Signal Gloves
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