2008-09-09

LED light to illuminate Tunnel in Germany

It's reported that Dellux Technologies Inc., Canada, an international leader in LED tunnel lighting, has selected Golden DRAGON LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors for the luminaires to be installed in the 「Thüringer Schmücketunnel」 on the A71 in the German state Thüringen. Upon installation of the new LED luminaires, in the fall of 2008, it will be the first tunnel in Germany and the longest in Europe to be illuminated by LED light.
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2008-09-09

Evident to commercialize nanocrystal-based LEDs

It’s reported that Evident Technologies, Inc, a Try, NY-based company that develops and commercializes technology based on semiconductor nanocrystals, has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Philips Electronics. This will pave the way for Evident to commercialize nanocrystal-based LEDs. Evident Technologies is intending to immediately launch a new line of low-power LEDs and LED-based products that use semiconductor nanocrystals as a phosphor.
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2008-09-09

Litepanels LED lighting business is aquired by Vitec

It’s reported that the Vitec Group plc has acquired the business and assets of Litepanels, Inc and Litepanels, LLC, a leading manufacturer of LED-based lights for the television, broadcast, video and film industries. The initial consideration of US$14.5m, will be paid in cash, with additional deferred consideration dependent on future profitability.
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2008-09-09

Freescale samples the first LED backlight product

Freescale Semiconductor has entered the LED market, and announced that it is sampling the first LED backlight product in its power management IC portfolio. The 10-channel MC34844 (pictured) white LED driver IC is targeted at LED backlights in notebook computers, as well as in flat-panel monitors with screen sizes ranging from 10 inches to 27 inches.
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2008-09-08

Where Did LED Technology Come From?

It’s reported that Russian and German scientists revisited the idea of light produced this way Nearly 20 years later. The light was still of such poor luminance that the idea nearly died again. The science of electroluminescence languished in obscurity for a while. It didn’t begin to gain favor again in the 1950s until some British scientists started experimenting with it again. This led to the first infrared LED. From this technology came the first visible spectrum LED, in red, from GaP.
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2008-09-08

Freescale to develop new LED backlight system

Recently, Freescale Semiconductor is expanding in the LED market, designing semiconductors for LED backlights used in notebook computers and other products equipped with flat-panel monitors. Technology for the new backlight system was developed at Freescale's Tempe facility and in California, and components will be manufactured at the company's Chandler plant.
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2008-09-04

City of Welland Joins LED City Program

Recently, Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, and the City of Welland, Ontario, Canada, announced that Welland has joined the LED City initiative, an international program that promotes the deployment of energy-efficient LED lighting. The city has converted many of its lighting applications to LEDs, including streetlights and traffic signals, and has additional projects underway. Welland has also amended its municipal standards to facilitate LED lighting for all future streetlight installations.
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2008-09-04

Beijing Olympics Give a Boost to Taiwan LED Sales

It’s reported that the sales of Taiwan's LED makers rose 16.1 percent in the first half of this year from the same period a year earlier. This is helped by the Beijing Olympics and higher energy prices that are encouraging the use of lower-cost lighting.
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2008-09-03

AIXTRON AG order power LED capacity form Century Epitech Corp.

Recently, AIXTRON AG announced a multiple order from Century Epitech Corp, located in Shenzhen, China, one of China's leading players in the high brightness LED sector.
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2008-09-02

Sharp aims for $1.84 bln in LED lighting sales by 2013

It’s reported that Japanese consumer electronics maker Sharp Corp announced it aims to generate sales of $1.8 billion from LED market by the business year to March 2013. Moreover, Sharp would enter the lighting gear market with energy-saving LED technology to establish a new earnings pillar in addition to its flat panel and solar cell businesses this month.
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2008-09-01

Samsung to sell mass produced OLED around 2010

It’s reported that Samsung Electronics has not only released the world’s largest OLED television at the IFA exhibition in Berlin, but it has committed itself to commercial production of mid to large screens by 2010.
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2008-09-01

Delta Electronics launches the Industry’s First Full HD LED Projector

Recently, Delta Electronics, Inc., a long-time industry leader in DLP® optics, light engine and projector development for a wide variety of applications, announced it has completed the development of a groundbreaking full HD LED projector for the consumer market.
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2008-09-01

Lite-On Ventures Into LED Chip Market by investing US$10 million to SemiLEDs

It’s reported that Lite-On Technology Corp., a world leading supplier of mobile keypads, is venturing into the LEDchip market by investing US$10 million in SemiLEDs Corp., a U.S. producer of high-power LED chips.
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2008-09-01

Light up your life at HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2008

Find Quality Suppliers at HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 200827 - 30 October 2008 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition CentreLight up your life
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2008-08-29

Vitec to acquire the Litepanels LED Lighting Business

It’s reported that The Vitec Group plc announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Litepanels, Inc and of Litepanels, LLC (together "Litepanels" or "the Business"), the leading manufacturer of LED-based lights for the television, broadcast, video and film industries.
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2008-08-28

Vitex and Novaled to Cooperate on OLED Devices

It’s reported that Vitex, leader in thin film encapsulation and Novaled, leader in highly efficient long lifetime OLEDs, are going to combine advantages of the Vitex BarixTM thin film technology with the Novaled doping technology and materials targeting very thin and high efficiency long lifetime OLED products.
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2008-08-27

Mouser Electronics to Distribute ASMT-Mx60 LEDs

It’s reported that Mouser Electronics, an electronics distributor based in Mansfield, Texas USA, will stock Avago’s half-watt cool and warm white LEDs, the ASMT-Mx60 LEDs are the latest in Avago’s Moonstone power LED series.
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2008-08-27

LSG to partner with OVI - New York City Lights Prototyping Contract

Recently, Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG), a developer and integrator of intelligent LED lighting solutions, and the Office for Visual Interaction, Inc. (OVI), a global architectural lighting design innovator, announced that the companies have been selected by The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) to engineer, produce and test the winning design of the City Lights Design Competition.
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2008-08-27

Philips to Outsource LED Lighting Manufacturing to Taiwan

According to Edward Po, general manager of Philips Taiwan Ltd.-Lighting Division, Philips Lighting will likely subcontract LED lighting manufacturing to Taiwan when it begins volume production of the products.
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2008-08-26

LEDA Lighting to introduce Flat LED panels

It’s reported that LEDA Lighting is planning to introduce sustainable design concepts in their lighting products, to provide user-friendly products that utilize less energy, require minimum maintenance and reduce green house gas emissions. It provides flat LED panels which can be used in all types of lighting applications such as in interior design, commercial and residential projects, schools, institutions, MNCs, signage, retail and shopping centers etc.
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2008-08-26

Dongbu HiTek Announces Joint Development of LED Driver IC

Recently, Dongbu HiTek announced the joint development of an LED driver chip for Back Light Unit (BLU) applications in laptop computers. Developed in collaboration with ADDtek, a Taiwanese fabless company specializing in analog and mixed-signal chip solutions, the new LED driver designed by Taiwan-Based ADDtek uses Dongbu HiTek’s specialized BCDMOS (Bipolar CMOS DMOS) process at the 0.35-Micron Node.
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2008-08-26

Chuang Hsiang to Enhance Auto Mirrors With LEDs

It’s reported that Chuang Hsiang Technology Co., Ltd. makes traditional automotive side mirrors more functional and attractive by adding LED signal lights on them. Chuang Hsiang Technology Co., Ltd. is a very innovative company, after it gained a solid foothold in the LED mirror business, the firm has also innovated the LED door handles to revolutionize the market.
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2008-08-25

Low-energy, long-lasting LED lights to be the mainstream

It’s known that LEDs are becoming more commonly used for under-cabinet lighting in kitchens, the reddish glow of the LEDs helps warm up the cool colors in his kitchen. The future is looking brighter for LEDs, the next generation of energy-efficient lighting. LEDs still cost much more than incandescent or compact fluorescent bulbs, but its prices are dropping. Rising energy prices also have helped raise public awareness of the miserly LEDs, which are available in an increasing variety of lighting products.
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2008-08-25

LG, Cree to Build LED Joint Venture in China

It’s reported that LG Display, the world's No. 2 supplier of LCD panels, will build a joint venture with Nasdaq-listed Cree in LED packaging in Nanjing, China. LG Display is able to cut costs in LED lighting business amid growing demand for the component in notebooks and television sets, adding the company could avoid possible patent infringement troubles if the plan is realized. It's a win-win strategy.
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2008-08-22

Pegasus Associates Lighting announces new LED Light Fixtures

Recently, Pegasus Associates Lighting introduced four new LED lighting products to its web site. One of the new products could help its customers save hundreds of dollars a year on their electric bills. These new LED light fixtures are energy-efficient, well-designed, long lasting, and come with superior light quality for everyday use in the home or office.
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2008-08-22

Luxtaltek orders Obducat system for photonic crystal LEDs mass production

Recently, Obducat, the Sweden-based supplier of NanoImprint Lithography (NIL) and Electron Beam Lithography systems, has received an order from Luxtaltek Corporation, a Tawian-based LED maker.
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2008-08-21

The Market for HB-LEDs Lighting to grow to $1.65bn in 2012

It’s reported that the market for high-brightness light-emitting diodes (HB-LEDs) in lighting applications grew 64% in 2007 to $337m, up from $205m in 2006. According to related analysis and forecast, the HB-LED lighting market should reach $1.65bn in 2012. In recent years, HB-LEDs have demonstrated dramatic improvements in performance, as well as significant cost reduction, such that they are undergoing a period of rapid market growth in a variety of niche and general lighting applications.
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2008-08-21

Epistar Increases LED Output to Meet China Orders

It’s reported that Epistar Corp. will increase production of LED because of orders from China following the Beijing Olympics.
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2008-08-20

LED Lighting Development——Flickering LED Light Used as Candle

It’s reported that the Bandai Group's Seeds Corp developed a LED lamp, through a cylindrical shade made of tracing paper or Japanese paper, looks like a burning and flickering candle.
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2008-08-20

Delta to Enter LED Market

It’s reported that Delta Electronics Inc. plans to invest in the LED industry by the end of the year.LEDs are semiconductors used to illuminate liquid- crystal televisions, street lights and music players. Delta, based in Taipei, is the world's largest maker of power systems for computers and games machines.Delta will start manufacturing the LEDs to secure supply of the components.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE