Hot Picks of the Week June 27-July 1

Highlights this week:

Will Micro-LED displays appear in Apple Watches 3 in 2017? LEDinside is not sure. However, these new display technology could be a major game changer for the LED industry, potentially making it the next killer app. Rival Samusng Display has come up with a 3-in-1 OLED device that can transform into a wearable smart watch, smartphone and even tablet.

Pixelligent talks about its latest Zirconia nanocrystal technology which can be used to raise light extraction for both LEDs and OLEDs. OLED specialist Universal Display acquires BASF’s OLED IP assets.

Lastly, based on LEDinside’s latest survey of the LED package industry in China, Nichia has defended its top spot in the local market.

Editor recommendations

  1. Micro-LED Displays Might Make Way into Apple Watch 3 by Mid 2017 or Later
  2. LEDinside: Nichia Retains Top Spot in LED Package Ranking in China
  3. Amerlux Joins Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program
  4. Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting Launches New LED Module Factory in Mexico
  5. DOE Releases New CALiPER Snapshot on LED Downlights
  6. Universal Display Corporation Acquires BASF’s OLED IP Assets
  7. Allied Market Research Projects World HPA Market to Reach US$ 4.50 Billion by 2022
  8. Samsung Display Files Patent for 3-in-1 Bendable OLED Device
  9. Pixelligent Focuses on Improving Light Extraction Efficiency with Zirconia Nanocrystal Technology
  10. Disney Research to Shed Lights on LED Bulbs with Communications Link at SECON 2016

Innovative Technologies

Government projects and resources

  1. Delhi to Distribute 9W LED Bulbs at US $1.1
  2. City of Birmingham Revitalizes Downtown Parking Garages with Philips Lighting's LEDs
  3. California City to Upgrade to LED Streetlights
  4. Concord Intends to Install Glare-Free LED Streetlights
  5. Indiana City to Install Brighter Lights
  6. Gloucestershire County Lights 10,000 LED Streetlights
  7. Oregon City to Review LED Streetlights Following Warning Released by AMA
  8. PG&E Looks to Switch 60,000 Streetlights to LEDs across Contra Costa County in 2016

Industry news

  1. Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 gathered a record 140,000+ visitors from around the world
  2. Troy-CSL Lighting Signs Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Agreement
  3. Philips Studies Impact of Public Lighting Installations
  4. GE: Smart LEDs Are Lighting The Way To “Intelligent” Manufacturing
  5. Soraa Discusses Color Enhancing of LED Sources
  6. [Breaking News] Seoul Viosys Wins UV LED Infringement Lawsuit in U.S. Court
  7. OPTIS Announces Establishment of New Subsidiary in Korea
  8. NEMA Urges DOE to Improve Border Enforcement
  9. NEMA Publishes White Paper on Considerations of Field LED Driver Replacement
  10. Acuity Brands Chosen as Exclusive Smart Lighting Solutions Supplier by Target
  11. LIA Figures out How Brexit Will Affect UK LED Industry
  12. Heliospectra Receives Large LED Grow Light Order
  13. LightPointe Investment in Visible Light Communications Pays Off as Company Backs Firefly Wireless Networks to Target VLC and LiFi Market
  14. Samsung Display Renovates LCD Plant into OLED Production Plant

New products

  1. Lumileds Expands LUXEON C Color Line with Improved Flux
  2. ROHM Adds New Colors to Ultra-thin LED Lineup
  3. Lunera Adds New HID LED 360 Lamp to Product Portfolio
  4. Eaton Introduces Modular LED Pinhole Downlights for Commercial and Residential Applications
  5. Orion Launches New High Lumen High Bay with Improved Performance for Industrial Illumination
  6. MD-SIG Releases LEDset Specifications for Interoperable LED Components
  7. LED Lighting Solutions from Zumtobel Received Red Dot Awards
  8. Mean Well Launches New DC-DC Constant Current LED Driver for Aquarium Illumination
  9. VOLT Lighting's Fixtures Approved by the International Dark Sky Association
  10. GlacialPower Launches New 100W LED Driver for Challenging Environment Conditions
  11. Cree Adds New LED Troffer with Improved Performance to Product Portfolio
  12. Hubbell Lighting Releases New LEDs with More Wavelengths for Horticulture Applications

Lighting projects

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