2022-05-26

Samsung Electronics Celebrates the Grand Opening of Virtual Production Stage Powered by The Wall in Partnership With CJ ENM

The grand opening of Virtual Production Stage, built by Samsung and CJ ENM, is the world’s largest with MicroLED technology  <iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/FqrFezkZ9P8" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe>  Samsung Electronics today celebrates the grand opening of a virtual production stage in collaboration with leading entertainment company in Korea, CJ ENM. T...
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2022-05-26

Over the Lips, Through the Gums, Look Out Gamers, Here It Comes — Or So It Seems

Lips are famously sensual but, together with the gums and tongue, they are also surprisingly sensitive, second only to the fingertips in nerve density. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have exploited this latter characteristic to devise a practical way for people to receive tactile feedback in virtual worlds.   Their system uses airborne ultrasound waves to create sensations on the lips, teeth and tongue, and is small and light enough to attach to the bottom of virtual reality (VR) goggles.   Imagine a VR world that has a drinking fountain in it. "E...
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2022-05-26

LG Display Presents AI-Driven NFT Artwork on Transparent OLED

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it collaborated with Turkish-American new media artist Refik Anadol to showcase his latest AI-driven NFT (Non-Fungible Token) collection, ‘An Important Memory for Humanity,’ on its revolutionary Transparent OLEDs. This limited-edition NFT collection utilizes video, audio and health data taken from Inspiration4, the first-ever all-civilian spaceflight, to create a unique and expressive series of data visualizations. While the wide spectrum of colors,...
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2022-05-26

Nitride Semiconductors Successfully Settles UV-LED Patent Litigation and Continues Enforcement against UV LED Suppliers in U.S

Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) technology, has entered into a settlement with Digi-Key Corporation (“Digi-Key”), a global electrical components distributor.  Nitride filed the patent litigation against Digi-Key in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV-LED patent.   Nitride is one of the earliest ground breakers in the field of UV-LEDs. With Professor Emeritus Shiro SAKAI at Tokus...
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2022-05-25

New horticulture LEDs from ams OSRAM offer market-leading combination of efficiency, long life and value

New OSLON® Optimal LEDs provide flexible mix of color and white options to meet requirements of all growing applications Advanced chip technology and larger lens produce the robust high performance and broad light distribution pattern required in vertical farming and inter-lighting horticulture applications Munich, Germany (25th May, 2022) – ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today announced the launch of the OSLON® Optimal family of LEDs, based on the latest ams OSRAM 1mm2 chip for horticulture...
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2022-05-25

Acclaimed Waveguide Manufacturer Dispelix Partners with Laser Beam Scanning Leader MEGAONE at COMPUTEX Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- COMPUTEX Taipei, Booth X -- At the world-renowned COMPUTEX Taipei trade show, MEGAONE™ (New Taipei City, Taiwan), a leader in state-of the-art Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) modules for the Augmented Reality (AR) glasses market, is demonstrating its design partnership with Dispelix™ (Espoo, Finland), developers of next-generation diffractive waveguides for AR. At MEGAONE's booth #I022 (Hall I4th Floor, Nangang Exhibition), COMPUTEX attendees can try fir...
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2022-05-25

A Brief Analysis on Energy-saving Innovation Solutions for LED Display Drivers Led by Chipone in Low-carbon Era

Currently, under the background of carbon peak and carbon neutrality policies, the whole industry is committed to actively realizing energy saving and consumption reduction of products with low cost and high efficiency by means of scientific and technological innovation. As a global industry leader in the field of LED display driver chip, Chipone’s R&D team has been deeply engaged in various low-power design innovations of LED displays, with the purpose of reducing the overall power consumption of LED display from the design source through energy-saving innovation ...
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2022-05-25

Showa Denko's Program to Develop 8-inch SiC Wafers for Next-generation Green Power Semiconductor Selected for NEDO's Green Innovation Fund Projects

TOKYO, May 24, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) proposed its "Project to Develop SiC Wafers Technology for Next-generation Green Power Semiconductors(1)" (hereinafter "the Project") to New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) as a candidate for "Projects to Develop Wafers Technology for Next-generation Power Semiconductors" which was set as a research and development target of "Next-generation Digital Infrastructure Construction(2)" in "Green...
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2022-05-24

AutoX Selects SiLC’s Eyeonic Vision Sensor for its Autonomous RoboTaxi Fleet

The AutoX RoboTaxi fleet has grown to more than 1,000 autonomous vehicles and is expected to grow manyfold in the coming years featuring SiLC’s Eyeonic Vision sensors. (Graphic: Business Wire) Partnership Enables AutoX Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles with Breakthrough 4D LiDAR MONROVIA, Calif. & SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon photonics innovator SiLC Technologies, Inc. (SiLC) today announced that AutoX Inc. (AutoX), the frontrunner RoboTaxi company in China, has selected SiLC...
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2022-05-24

Signify and Intelligent Waves Enter Into Strategic Collaboration to Deliver Mission-critical, Light Waves-based Wireless Connectivity

LiFi offers additional layer of data security and reliable communications infrastructure for defense personnel in challenging, high-risk operational locations BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has entered into a strategic technology collaboration with Intelligent Waves, developer of the award-winning, cyber-defense solution, GRAYPATH. Together, Signify’s game-changing LiFi solution, Trulifi, and the GRAYPATH software use invisible light waves to e...
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2022-05-23

TRUMPF introduces the next generation, rugged industrial VCSEL solutions for oxygen sensing

Oxygen sensing in industrial applications as gas sensing in power plants benefit from integrated and robust VCSEL solutions // Spectroscopic sensors with in-situ measurement in less than a second // No thermal sensitivity with temperature controlled VCSEL in TO packages // New oxygen sensing solutions with wavelengths of 760 nm and 763 nm with improved performance Ulm, May 23, 2022 – TRUMPF Photonic Components, a global leader in VCSEL and photodiode solutions, is introducing its next generation of VCSEL for spectroscopic oxygen sensing. Spectrosc...
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2022-05-23

Unilumin Attended ISE and Received Clients' Praise

BARCELONA, Spain, May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- May 10-13, Barcelona, Spain, Unilumin participated in ISE, a worldwide renowned exhibition, and held an attention-grabbing Metasight press conference. Leading in the light & display industry, Unilumin opened the conference with "Hello Metasight, Together for a brighter future" as the theme and put forward the concept of Metasight. Unilumin presented and highlighted the technological integration of LED lighting and display and the bright future of light & display ecology. Unilumin Metasig...
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2022-05-19

Aixtron to supply CCS 3x2 MOCVD system to Boise State University

Deposition equipment maker Aixtron SE of Herzogenrath, near Aachen, Germany says that subsidiary Aixtron Ltd will deliver a deposition system from their Close Coupled Showerhead metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (CCS MOCVD) product range for compound semiconductor materials to the Boise State University. The CCS 3x2 is an essential part of an infrastructure expansion awarded to Boise State University, Idaho. With a capacity of 3x2” wafers, the CCS 3x2 system being delivered to Boise’s Micron Center for Materials Research will have ...
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2022-05-19

Vuzix Enters into Agreements to Deliver the World's First Fully Integrated Color MicroLED Microdisplay for AR Glasses

- Exclusive license of key μLED technology, design of a state-of-the-art backplane, with the ultimate goal of acquiring Atomistic ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, waveguides and Augmented Reality (AR) technology, today announced it has signed a series of agreements with Atomistic SAS ("Atomistic"), a next generation micro light emitting diode ("μLED") di...
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2022-05-18

Porotech Wins Display Week I-Zone Award – Best Prototype

13th Mat, 2022 – Porotech, a pioneer in micro-LED and GaN-based semiconductor material technology, is pleased to be the winner of the Innovation Zone Award – Best Prototype Category at 2022 Display Week in San Jose, California. Porotech’s DynamicPixelTuning™ technology powered by its PoroGaN® microdisplay platform was voted by the industry professionals in the exhibition as the game-changing innovation. The technology breakthrough unlocks dynamic colour tuning of LED chips and pixels and is set to resolve the current microLED c...
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2022-05-18

Argo AI Begins Driverless Vehicle Operations in Miami & Austin

  Scaling Autonomy    Argo offers a full suite of products and services to enable businesses of any size to improve their operations using Argo autonomous vehicles. Through a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) known as Argo Connect, ridesharing, delivery and logistics companies can seamlessly integrate Argo autonomous vehicles into their own digital services.   Beyond safely driving the fleet using Argo’s Autonomy Platform, Argo has a portfolio of Autonomy Solutions to help businesses manage in-market services and depot o...
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2022-05-17

ams OSRAM VCSEL illuminator brings benefits of integrated eye safety to Melexis automotive in-cabin monitoring solution

Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing   Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing The illumination board features an ams OSRAM infrared VCSEL flood illuminator which offers on-chip eye safety protection Integrated eye safety feature provides higher reliability, faster detection of fault conditions, and saves space compared to laser modules which require an external photodiode   Premstaetten, Austria (11 May, 2022)...
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2022-05-17

Tianma Invests in New G8.6 Production Line

CHINO, Calif. , May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line ("TM19") in Xiamen, Fujian, China. With an investment of RMB 33 Billion ($5.2B), the new plant is expected to produce 120k sheets per month using a-Si technologies. Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line ("TM19") in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Photo: Tianma America, Inc. Production at TM19 w...
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2022-05-17

Import Prohibition in Europe as Result of Search and Seizure by French Court

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Viosys (“SVC”) (KOSDAQ: 092190), a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., has won a patent litigation against a European home appliance distributor that infringed its Violeds technology. In February 2022, Seoul Viosys filed patent litigation against FTHMM International B.V., a Netherlands trading company, in The Hague District Court of the Netherlands, seeking a preliminary injunction against the sales of infringing UV LED products. The asserted patent relates to Violeds technology that can...
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2022-05-16

SID Reveals Display Week 2022 I-Zone And People's Choice Award Winners

World's leading display conference focused on emerging electronic display and visual information technologies CAMPBELL, Calif., May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID) announced the winners of the I-Zone (Innovation Zone) at its 59th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, known as Display Week 2022. In addition, thousands of display enthusiasts across the world voted in the third People's Choice Awards at SID's annual Display Week, held in San Jose, California, May 8-13, 2022. Display Wee...
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2022-05-16

ISE 2022: Proto Brings Holoportation Back to Barcelona

  Barcelona, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proto Inc., formerly known as Portl, is featured at Integrated Systems Europe 2022 with an incredible demonstration of the holoportation leader’s tech at the Newtonlabs Space Booth #5R850. Visitors can become holograms instantly, and pose with selfies of athletes and comic book heroes. More on Proto here.   The appearance at ISE follows Proto’s debut in Spain at Mobile World Congress 2021, when Reuters called it the top innovation of the event. Pro...
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2022-05-13

INFiLED Unveils Impressive Booth at ISE2022 in Barcelona

SHENZHEN, China, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 10, at the ISE2022 exhibition in Barcelona, INFiLED, a global leading manufacturer of LED displays, officially unveiled its impressive booth at Hall 3 3B400. The booth showcases INFiLED's latest innovative products and will continue to exhibit until May 13. INFiLED's xR Studio ISE is recognized as the world's largest AV and system integration exhibition and is also regarded as the premier platform for manufacturers and service providers to launch creative products and sol...
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2022-05-13

Trinity Capital Inc. Provides $30 Million Growth Capital to Aledia

PHOENIX, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Trinity Capital Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIN) ("Trinity" or the "Company"), a leading provider of debt and equipment financing to venture capital backed growth stage companies, announced today that it has closed a $30 million equipment financing line for Aledia, a LED technology company that develops and manufactures next-generation microLED displays. Founded in 2011 and based in Grenoble, France, Aledia is a fast-growing company that develops 3D micro-light-emitting-diode (microLED) chips used in displ...
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2022-05-12

ams OSRAM showcases world class entertainment lighting solutions at Prolight + Sound 2022

Presenting new series members in SIRIUS HRI, Lok-it!, SharXS and HMI DIGITAL ranges A partner lighting designers can rely on, thanks to decades-long heritage plus ongoing innovation to meet challenging industry needs Proud to support the entertainment industry and be part of the #restart Munich, Germany and Premstaetten, Austria (26th April 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today showcases its extended range of world class entertainment lighting solutions for theatre, stage and events at Pro...
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2022-05-11

ams OSRAM signs agreement to sell its dynamic lighting business Traxon Technologies to Prosperity Group

Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (10 May 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today that an agreement has been reached to sell the Traxon Technologies business, including the benchmark dynamic lighting controls e:cue, to Prosperity Group, a privately owned lighting company headquartered in Hong Kong. Prosperity Group is a modern conglomerate deep-rooted in the lighting industry with investments and operations across diversified business sectors in global markets and a long-term partner to ams OSRAM and ...
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2022-05-11

Porotech announces strategic partnership with IQE

IQE enters into the microLED market Commercialisation of unique microLEDs for production at scale Broad range of applications including wearable devices and smart displays Porotech, a pioneer in microLED and GaN-based semiconductor technology, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with IQE plc (AIM: IQE, "IQE" or the "Group"), the leading supplier of compound semiconductor wafer products and advanced material solutions to the global semiconductor industry. The focus of the partnership is to develop, scale and commercialis...
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2022-05-11

PlayNitride showcases new MicroLED commercialization solutions at SID Display Week 2022, focusing on automotive, consumer electronics products, and AR applications

PlayNitride will exhibit at SID 2022 in San Jose McEnery Convention Center from May 10th to 12th. Along with the trend of MicroLED commercialization, PlayNitride is going to exhibit three different scenarios to bring the visitors to experience the MicroLED world. First, the 132-inch PixeLED Matrix seamless tiling MicroLED modular display as a welcome banner, showing unlimited contrast ratio, 116% NTSC, 2000nits brightness to catch the eyes in a short viewing distance than ever. The delicate and vivid picture quality can break the limitation of large s...
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2022-05-10

Google acquires Raxium

May 04, 2022-Rick Osterloh Senior Vice President, Devices & Services Today we’re announcing that Google has acquired Raxium, an innovator in single panel MicroLED display technologies. The team at Raxium has spent five years creating miniaturized, cost-effective and energy efficient high-resolution displays that have laid the foundation for future display technologies. Raxium’s technical expertise in this area will play a key role as we continue to invest in our hardware efforts. Raxium is based in Fremont, California and will join Google’s D...
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2022-05-10

Plastic Omnium acquires Varroc's Automotive Lighting Systems business and creates an integrated lighting player enabling differentiating solutions for exterior systems

•       Plastic Omnium’s strategic roadmap execution gathers pace with new lighting activity o Plastic Omnium to acquire Varroc Lighting Systems (VLS), a key Tier 1 automotive lighting supplier with sales of c.€0.8bn in 2021, for an enterprise value of €600m paid for in cash  o   Creation of a new strategic lighting division in 2022 with revenue of c. €1bn[1], combining AMLS (ams OSRAM Automotive Lighting Systems) and VLS  •       Plastic Omnium...
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2022-05-09

CreeLED Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Star Headlight & Lantern Company

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CreeLED, Inc. (“Cree LED”), a SMART Global Holdings company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York against Star Headlight & Lantern Co., Inc. (“Star”). The lawsuit asserts that Star has infringed Cree LED’s rights in four United States patents (U.S. Patent Nos. 8,884,510; 9,048,396; 9,865,780; and D718,258) by selling a DLITE product that incorporates ...
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San Jose, CA – April 26, 2022 – Lumileds today announced a new, higher performance level comprised of 21 new parts for its horticulture and illumination mid-power 3030 LEDs. Typical flux, PPF, and efficacy have increased 2%. In a lumi... READ MORE

Tokushima, Japan – 26 April 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the launch of the Hortisolis™ series of white LEDs. By incorporating only the light... READ MORE