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This week Epistar and Philips catches market attention as the two companies enter a patent cross-license agreement. This is the first time that Philips has signed an agreement with a Taiwanese company. In addition, Samsung and HTC latest smartphones are incorporating dual-flash LEDs. China’s largest AlInGaP maker Changelight has finally made up its mind about entering the InGaN market. For further details please see below:

Editor Recommendation

  1. Epistar and Philips Enter Patent Cross-License Agreement
  2. Samsung and HTC New Smartphone Models Equipped with Dual-Flash LEDs
  3. NRL Roadmap to Efficient Green-Blue-Ultraviolet LEDs
  4. Ericsson and Philips Unite to Provide Mobile Broadband Connectivity through Smart Street Lighting
  5. Everlight Clarifies USPTO Decision Not Final and Plans to Appeal
  6. Changelight to Enter InGaN Market
  7. Osram is the System Partner for Laser Light in the BMW i8
  8. Soraa Integrates GaN on GaN LEDs Into Large Lamp Line

What’s Trending

  1. HTC Plans to Compete in Wearable Device Market
  2. Largest City in Philippines Cuts Carbon Emission with LED Streetlight Upgrade
  3. Malaysian City to Make LED Lighting Mandatory for New Buildings
  4. United Arab Emirates Introduces Indoor Lighting Standard
  5. New Research Shows Negative Emotions can intensify under Bright Light
  6. Use of LED’s in Endoscopy and Laparoscopy
  7. LED Industry Benefits From Rise of Wearable Devices

Industry News

  1. LED Outdoor Lighting Replacement Trend to Drive Up Stock Prices
  2. UBS: Electech to Focus on Distribution Channels and Brand Building
  3. Taiwanese Package Manufacturers Pressed by Rising Chinese Competitors
  4. Samsung Integrates Flip-Chip Tech into Flash LEDs
  5. GT Advanced Technologies 2013 Revenue Down from 2012
  6. AIXTRON Announces Further Stabilization of Results
  7. Lextar Ranked First Again in Taiwan LED Industry in 2013 Patent Application
  8. Refond and Jufei Profit in 2013 as LED Market Flourishes
  9. Refond Corrects Earlier Announcement of Shares Purchased from LT Photoelectricity Technology
  10. East Crystal Electronics Receives Verdict in Contract Dispute
  11. Deren Electronics 2013 Financial Results Fall Short of Expectations
  12. Konka and A&A Continue Distributor Relationship
  13. Marvell's 88EM8187 LED Controller Delivers Deep Dimming Performance
  14. Lighting Science Group Enters into New $53 Million Credit Facility
  15. Foxconn Subsidiary AOT vies for Top Spot in LED Industry
  16. Epileds Investment in Flip-Chip R&D Affects 2013 Profits
  17. Polycarbonate Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Ideal for a Wide Range of LED Lighting Needs

Product News

  1. LEEDARSON Announce Upgraded Smart Lighting System
  2. Access Fixtures LED Bollards Uses LG Modules to Maximize Light Output
  3. EnOcean Alliance Brings Smart Lighting Systems to Light+ Building 2014
  4. Supertex Releases High Power LED Driver for Luminaire Applications
  5. Dow Corning Global Director to Talk On Improving LED Efficiency with High-Performance Silicones at Strategies in Lighting 2014
  6. LEDtronics Adds Utilities LED Panel Lights to PNL-1145 Series
  7. Konica Minolta Sensing Releases All New CL-200A Product Video
  8. Philips Lumileds Doubles Lumen Density and Center Beam Candle Power with Newest Emitter
  9. Samsung Reveals World’s Smallest Flash LED Product

Interesting Applications

  1. Alkilu Kickstarts Affordable OLED Lighting Project
  2. Robot Arm Creates Beautiful Paintings Through Light
  3. Uopia Nightlight: Better Light Means Better Sleep
  4. Human Responsive LED Fixture Adjusts to Movement
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