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Wrapping up this week’s top news, Samsung might be closing down its LED luminaire business soon, according to a Yonhap report. A bankrupt LED manufacturer’s suicide once again highlights bad financial practices in China’s LED industry that are hurting SMEs. Philips focus onto health applications becomes more evident with the launch of a wearable blue LED light therapy device to treat skin disease. LEDinside’s Senior Analyst Figo Wang gives an in-depth six point analysis on Philips recent business restructure. For more please see below:

Editor Recommendations

  1. [Breaking News] Samsung to Shutdown LED Luminaire Business
  2. Death of a Lighting Manufacturer Highlights Two Issues in China’s LED Industry
  3. Philips Launches Wearable Blue LED Light Therapy Device to Treat Skin Disease
  4. A 6-Point Analysis of the Philips Lighting Business Restructure
  5. LED Lighting Spurs Global Lighting Industry Growth in 2014
  6. Breaking Down Cost of Apple Watch Sapphire Glass
  7. Thai LED Lighting Market Relies Heavily on Imports
  8. San’an Opto LED Production Expansions to Impact Taiwanese LED Industry’s Supply and Demand
  9. LED Filament Bulbs Development Barred by Safety Issues
  10. Epistar Qualifies Veeco’s New EPIK700 MOCVD System for High Volume LED Production

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Industry News

  1. Honglitronic Receives RMB 4M Subsidiary
  2. Taiwanese LED Industry Cools off in 3Q, PSS Manufacturers Performance Slows
  3. Stockholders Freeze Former NVC Lighting CEO Shares
  4. Nationstar to Become State-Owned Company after New Round of Financing
  5. MechaTronix Cooperates with Seoul Semiconductor on LED Cooling
  6. Osram Appoints New Head of Communications
  7. LUXeXceL’s 3D Printing Process for Optics Achieves Next Level
  8. Ford Invests in New LED Lighting at Manufacturing Plants Globally
  9. iGrow Clinical Study Featured in Premier Laser Technology Journal
  10. Vink Lighting Solutions and AgiLight Sign European Distribution Agreement

New Products

  1. Philips Flattens the Downlight with SlimSurface LED
  2. Cree Offers Commercial 150 Lumens-Per-Watt Troffer
  3. Acuity Brands Further Expands Residential and Light Commercial Portfolio
  4. Samsung Introduces Self-Contained Step Dimming LED Tube at NECA 2014
  5. Edison Opto Launches 0.8W Filament LED Bulb
  6. LG Innotek Introduces UV LEDs with World-class Power Performance
  7. TI's New 450-V Linear Controller for Offline LED Lighting Design
  8. AEL Launches LED NEMA Head Luminaires
  9. Making Every Light Fixture a Wireless Node with Philips Advance Xitanium SR LED Drivers
  10. Lattice Power Receives IES Recognition For High Output GaN-On-Silicon LED PAR38 Lamp
  11. Noribachi Announces a New 3-Tiered Binning Solution That Delivers More Light Engine Customization
  12. GlacialTech Showcases New LED Luminaries and Drivers at the Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2014
  13. ProLight Launches 3030 HV LED

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