2018-06-26

Hyundai Mobis Develops Fog-free Lamp with New Materials

Hyundai Mobis revealed its new achievement in developing new materials for making lamps which can defeat the fog problem. The new materials application also helped to reduce the weight of its lamp products by 20% for one lamp.
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2018-06-26

Osram Demonstrates Human Centric Lighting Technology at Boston TechJam

Osram showcased its latest technology of Human Centric Lighting (HCL) with an eyewear device at Boston TechJam.
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2018-06-26

Horticulture Lighting for Medical Plants Market

The Swedish LED lighting supplier for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environment, Heliospectra AB, reported that Medical 420, a Macedonia based medicinal cannabis cultivation facility placed a new order to Heliospectra AB to increase the capacities for the growing medical market.
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2018-06-25

Explore the Most Updated Micro LED Trend in Micro LEDforum 2018

Micro LED, which is considered the next generation technology, has advantages of high brightness, reliability, short response time and wide viewing angle. The technology development of Micro LED and its applications have been attracting attentions from researchers and professionals worldwide. According to LEDinside, the market value of Micro LED will reach US$2.891 billion by 2025.
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2018-06-25

The Progress Expectation of Mini LED in 2H18

Mini LED as an enhanced version of conventional LED backlight has been considered as a transitional technology between conventional LED and Micro LED. According to the estimation of LEDinside, the revenue of Mini LED products is expected to reach US$689 million by 2022. Before the second half of 2018 started, many LED companies have reported their progress and shipping schedule of Mini LED products including applications of automotive lighting and mobile devices.
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2018-06-25

Smart Lighting for Smart Cities

The application of IoT (Internet of Things) has been expanded to a greater level to construct “smart city” for safety and energy saving purposes. Public lighting, as part of the infrastructure of cities, is included in the smart city projects in Switzerland and the U.S.
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2018-06-22

World’s Largest Curved LED display installed in Shenzhen by Absen LED

Absen LED installed a 167 square meter (1796.5 sqft) LED video wall at Longgang Operation Centre (LOC) in Shenzhen as an equipment of the “Smart City” project to display instant information of the city. 
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2018-06-22

Agricultural Lighting Company ONCE® Acquires iLOX®

The U.S. based company, ONCE®, which provides animal-centric lighting systems for agriculture applications, has reported its acquisition of a German company iLOX® and its Polish subsidiary which develops lighting solutions for livestock facilities. Sharing the focus on improving the welfare of animals, the two companies expect to integrate their resources to create innovate lighting technology for agriculture. 
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2018-06-22

Seoul Semiconductor Brings SunLike LED Technology Home

Seoul Semiconductor, a Korea based LED maker, has announced that its innovated LED technology “SunLike” is applied to home lighting products and will be launched in Q3. 
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2018-06-21

Innolux together with Foxconn Buy Shares in Vizio to Boost in Penal Market

Foxconn Technology Group and its subsidiary Innolux will buy stakes in Vizio, the U.S. based television brand as the group’s strategy to expand market in North America. 
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2018-06-21

Innolux Pushes Mini LED Application against OLED

Innolux illustrated that by the end of this year, the company expected to launch Mini LED public information display (PID) and large size TV application was estimated to release in 2Q19. As for automotive products, due to the time consuming verification process, were scheduled in 2020.
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2018-06-21

KAIST Team Achieved One-time Transfer with Flexible Blue Vertical Micro LED

Researchers from KAIST published their research on developing a one-step method to transfer thousands of thin-film blue vertical micro LEDs (thickness < 2 μm) on a transparent plastic substrate. 
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2018-06-21

Current Development of Micro LED and its Commercial Progress

Micro LED is considered to be the next generation display technology with its excellent performance in contrast, low energy consumption, quick response time and wide viewing angle. In January 2018, Samsung released the first Micro LED modular TV, “The Wall,” and other leading companies like Apple and Sony have also been investing in the technology development to push the application for end-market. If the obstacles of mass transfer technology and after process repairing could be overcome, it is forecasted that in five years Micro LED will be in the market. According to the estimation by LEDinside, the revenue of Micro LED and Mini LED will reach US$1.38 billion by 2022.
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2018-06-20

Samsung Inputs Technology into Hotels at HITEC 2018

With technology implement, hospitality industry keeps seeking for upgraded services to create exclusive experiences for the guests. The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) provides a platform for experts in both hospitality and technology to connect and cooperate. This year at HITEC, Samsung showcases several products including digital displays and wearable devices to enhance the management and service quality.
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2018-06-20

British LED supplier Smart AV Selects Fine Pitch LED from Unilumin

Smart AV, a U.K. based audio visual hire firm, announced its invest in the latest fine pitch LED product from a Chinese producer, Unilumin. The new LED product, Unano 1.8 LED, features 1.8mm pixel pitch, offering high resolution, wide color gamut and the ability to curve up to 5 degrees. 
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2018-06-19

LG Innotek Covers UV LED Products with New Brand “InnoUV”

LG Innotek launched the new brand “InnoUV” and planned to adopt the new brand logo to all of its UV LED products. The name “InnoUV” combined ‘innovation’ and ‘UV’, according to LG Innotek, it represents “an LED that embodies LG Innotek’s innovative UV technology.”
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2018-06-15

EVERLIGHT Expands Production of Automotive Lighting and Invisible LED in 2H18

Taiwanese LED packaging company, EVERLIGHT, plans to increase the production capacity and revenue of automotive lighting and invisible LED including UV, IR and sensor for the second half of 2018.
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2018-06-15

Aledia Chooses Veeco’s Propel GaN MOCVD System for Large Wafer 3D LED Production

The semiconductor process equipment manufacturer, Veeco, released the information of Aledia’s selection on its product, Propel® GaN MOCVD system for Aledia’s further research and development on 3D LED application.
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2018-06-15

LEDVANCE Participates in United Nations Global Compact

LEDVANCE signed to join the United Nations Global Compact to illustrate the company’s commitment in four areas of corporate responsibility including human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption. 
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2018-06-14

Smart Contact Lenses with Small LED to Monitor Glucose

One major development for wearable devices is to combine health monitoring technologies for medical application. A Korean research team had developed smart contact lenses to detect glucose; their result was published on Science Advances in January. 
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2018-06-14

Fusion Optix Acquires Asserts from Rambus Lighting Division

Fusion Optix, an American based manufacturer of LED components reported the news of the company acquiring precision production equipment related to light guides and optical firms, quality control testing equipment and other asserts from the former Lighting Division of Rambus. According to Fusion Optix, the new equipment will be installed at its headquarters in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA and the company is expecting the acquisition will increase the capabilities of in-house production and engineering. 
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2018-06-14

Creating Incredible Experiences for Audience with LED on Stages

By topping up with technologies, events, live shows and art performances increase the diversity in production and present more and more unique experiences for the audience. LED technology is certainly one of the major applications in the entertainment industry, lighting and LED firms has built up relationships with event production companies or performance venues.
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2018-06-12

FIFA World Cup Stadiums Shine with Signify

The 2018 World Cup is coming in two days and fans from all over the world are getting ready for exciting matches taking places in Russia. Among the 12 stadiums used as venues for games, Signify has lit up 10 of them including Luzhniki (Moscow), Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg), Fisht (Sochi), Ekaterinburg Arena (Yekaterinburg), as well as soccer stadiums in Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd and Samara.
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2018-06-12

Plessey LED Lights for Sustainable Tomato Farm

Plessey announced its cooperation with a Belgian tomato producer, TomatoMaster with its latest LED growing light product. 
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2018-06-11

Epistar Progresses Mini LED Production in Q3

The company has been working on Mini LED backlights application and is preparing production for clients on the third quarter 2018 and by the fourth quarter, Mini LED application could be found in the market.
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2018-06-07

Samsung Ready to Release Micro LED TVs in Q3

Samsung demonstrated “The Wall”, the new giant 16inch Micro LED TV in CES 2018 and is now planning to release the products into the market by third quarter this year. According to the report of Korea Times, a senior company executive said Samsung Electronics will debut TVs using Micro LED technology commercially the soonest in the third quarter in 2018. 
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2018-06-07

Signify Assigned New Leader of Entertainment Group

Signify announced to appoint Brian Friborg as the new leader of Entertainment Lighting Group on 6th June 2018. Born in Danmark and now based in the U.S., Brian is experienced in lighting business and carries critical understandings about the industry.
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2018-06-07

Enlightening Interaction of LED Technology and Art

Artists around the world are combining lighting technology, multimedia and local landscape to attract attentions from visitors and create stunning experiences. 
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2018-06-05

LG will Introduce the New Transparent Color LED Film Display at InfoComm 2018

LG Eletronics USA Business Solution is introducing the new Transparent Color LED film display which is flexible and can be attached on any surface such as windows and glass, making it possible to turn them into customized digital display. 
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2018-06-05

Signify Helps Agro-Inwest to Expand its LED Horticultural Lighting Project

Signify, formerly known as Philips, announced the expansion of LED horticultural lighting installation with Agro-Inwest, Russia’s rapidly growing innovative company cultivating fresh vegetables. The greenhouses using LED lighting for growing tomatoes will reach the size of 68.5 hectares, equivalent to 100 soccer pitches. 
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