2021-06-18

With the Rising Popularity of Transparent Monitors, VueReal Develops a New Transparent Micro LED Display

Foreign media has reported that VueReal, a Canadian developer of Micro LED display technologies, recently revealed a novel 3–4 inch transparent Micro LED display with a transparency level of 85% and brightness of 3000 nits, yet the resolution has yet to be disclosed. Reports continued to indicate that according to the video released by VueReal, the transparent display is produced on glass, but the company can also manufacture the display on a flexible substrate. Image source: Screenshot of VueReal’s video VueReal described that its trial production l...
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2021-06-17

Fluence Launches RAZR Modular System to Support Diverse Vertical Farming and On-site Propagation Needs

Fluence’s RAZR Modular System features market-leading efficacies of 2.6 µmol/J, an 18% increase over previous generations AUSTIN, Texas (June 15, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, today released its RAZR Modular System, the company’s newest LED solution for vertical farmers featuring market-leading efficacies of 2.6 µmol/J under Fluence’s PhysioSpec™ BROAD...
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2021-06-15

Automotive-Compliant LED Driver from Diodes Incorporated Simplifies Rear Lighting Designs

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) has expanded its portfolio of devices supporting automotive exterior illumination with the introduction of the AL5873Q three-channel linear LED driver targeted at simplifying rear lamp cluster designs. Rated for 125°C ambient temperature operation, this automotive-compliant, AEC-Q100 Grade 1 qualified device meets the demands of next generation vehicle design – while also providing energy and space savings, hence, low overall system costs. Each of the AL5873Q’s chann...
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2021-06-11

End of Halogen Light Bulbs Spells Brighter and Cleaner Future

Halogen light bulbs will be banned from September 2021 with fluorescent light bulbs to follow, cutting emissions and saving consumers on their energy bills. Halogen light bulbs to be banned from this September – with fluorescent light bulbs to follow suit shift to LED bulbs will cut 1.26 million tonnes of CO2 – the equivalent of removing over half a million cars from UK roads new rules part of tighter energy efficiency standards for electrical appliances as the UK builds back greener, helping save British consumers £75 a year on their energy bills...
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2021-06-11

TCL to Launch Mini LED TVs Soon in India With Quantum Dot Technology

By Venkatesh Gorantla -Published On: Jun 10, 2021-   TCL is gearing up to launch a smart TV in India. The company has teased the launch of a new TV that claims to “redefine the game”. TCL, in its press release, has stated that it is launching a smart mini LED TV in India. It will also feature a Quantum Dot Technology and cover 100 per cent colour volume. The company further stated that it claims to offer a “high-quality, interactive home entertainment experience.” Another feature coming to the new mini LED smart TV is MagiC...
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2021-06-10

Precision Manufacturer Brave C&H Develops New Business to Target Mini/Micro LED Industry

The revenue of Brave C&H further declined in May, with a conservative outlook overall. The company plans to optimize existing high-end products in the short run, aiming to widen the gap with its competitors. Its mid-to-long-term plan centers on increasing investment in non-solar products, utilizing the current product advantages to stimulate customers’ demand for precision printing, and expanding contract printing services. Presently, these strategies have proved to be effective. In May, Brave C&H generated a revenue of NT$95.63 million (US$3.4 million), a m...
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2021-06-10

Fluence Expands Footprint in Burgeoning Israeli Cannabis Industry, Supports Multiple Cultivators Through REMY Partnership

Fluence’s innovative LED lighting solutions ensure Springs Valley Cannabis and UNIVO Pharmaceuticals achieve optimal growing conditions along the cultivation value chain in one of the world’s leading medical cannabis markets       Fluence by OSRAM announced implementations with two major cannabis cultivators in Israel, Springs Valley Cannabis and UNIVO, through Fluence’s ongoing partnership with REMY, a leading horticultural lighting provider to the country’s growing agriculture industry. Photo courtesy of F...
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2021-06-10

Foxconn’s Subsidiary GIS Expands Business in Mini LED Backlight Modules, Ready for Mass Production

Apple has recently announced its top 200 suppliers, among which Foxconn’s subsidiary GIS is on the list for the first time. Since Apple expelled OFilm from its supplier list, the top two Taiwanese touch panel manufacturers, TPK and GIS, have received increasing orders. In recent years, GIS has strived to develop its notebook panel module business including producing panel modules for MacBook, which has driven the company’s growth. This year, GIS and Sharp have together provided new Mini-LED-backlit iPads as well as MacBook SMT, backlighting, a...
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2021-06-08

Signify Boosts Fan Experience In Major European Football Stadiums

Optimizes fan, broadcasting, and viewer experience ahead of Europe’s biggest international football tournament Enables greater flexibility for bespoke pre- and post-match entertainment Upgrades lighting in six of Europe’s top football stadiums, including Amsterdam, Munich and Rome Eindhoven, Netherlands - Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has upgraded the lighting of six of Europe’s top stadiums, perfectly on time for&nbs...
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2021-06-08

Ten Pao’s Production Base in Vietnam Has Commenced Operation Further Enhancing Its Global Production Layout

[8 June 2021 – Hong Kong] Ten Pao Group Holdings Limited (“Ten Pao”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group;” stock code: 1979) is pleased to announce that the production base in Vietnam, which Ten Pao invested and constructed, has officially commenced operation in the second quarter this year. This is the third self-owned production base, also the second one overseas, in addition to production bases in Hungary and in Huizhou, China. This new production base is an important foothold for the Group’s global production expansion pl...
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2021-06-08

A Snapshot Of SID Display Week 2021: BOE Leads The Way In Display Industry, Bringing Momentum To "China's Moment"

BEIJING, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The below news release is from DINGKEJI.COM about BOE Technology Group: In order to move forward, you have to leave where you are now -- this is an inspirational quote from bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun. With the rapid advancement of display technology, the global display industry is tapping into ever-growing new demands and heading towards a brighter future with countless scenarios and applications. As the burgeoning intelligent IoT stimulates people's desire for optimal interactive experiences, displays are ...
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2021-06-08

Isaac Harris Joins Lumentum Board of Directors

Latest Addition to Board Adds Unique and Valuable Operational Leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum") today announced the appointment of Isaac ("Ike") Harris, Corporate Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations for ZT Systems, to its Board of Directors as an independent member, effective immediately. The election of Mr. Harris expands Lumentum's Board to eight members, seven of whom are independent. "Ike brings a track record of successfully expanding glo...
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2021-06-08

Apple Begins Selling New iPad Pro featuring M1 Chip in Taiwan, Expected to Drive Supply Chain Growth

To grab a share in the stay-at-home market, Apple Inc. released the new iPad Pro featuring the company’s M1 chip on its official website in Taiwan today, which may benefit its suppliers including Foxconn (OEM), Catcher (phone case provider), as well as numerous upstream and downstream suppliers of Mini LEDs. By actually ordering an iPad Pro on Apple’s Taiwan website, the Central News Agency discovered that the 11-inch model and 12.9-inch model with a Mini LED display are estimated to be delivered between June 10 and June 12, meaning that buyers...
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2021-06-07

The Future Of Mobility

  The mobility landscape has been completely reshaped over the last few years with landmark achievements being made in electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving.1 With next-generation electric vehicles and intelligent driving fast approaching, LG Electronics also has been hard at work developing future-enabling technologies to accelerate the electric vehicle industry to the next level. Below, we take a look at some of those trends and LG’s response to them.     Telematics, or vehicle connectivity, is poised to explode on the back ...
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2021-06-07

Apple Releases the 2020 Top 200 Supplier List with 6 Newcomers from Taiwan and 12 from China

Apple Inc. has published its 2021 Supplier Responsibility Report and its top 200 suppliers in 2020. The list includes six newcomers from Taiwan (i.e., Auras, Concraft, GIS, Global Lighting Technologies, LOTES, and TXC), with another six being excluded (i.e., Cheng Loong, FuYang Technology, Jan Jia Optoelectronics, Darfon Electronics, Merry Electronics, and Intramedia). By contrast, the list adds 12 Chinese entrants, indicating that Apple has been subtly changing its supply chain portfolio. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in the beginning of the repo...
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2021-06-03

ProPhotonix Adds New Wavelengths to UVC LED Disinfection Systems Range

265nm, 275nm, 285nm and 310nm UVC LED systems now available in the COBRA Clean FX1 range of evaluation lamps SALEM, NH / ACCESSWIRE / June 2, 2021 / ProPhotonix Limited, (AIM:PPIX)(OTC PINK:STKR), a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom, today announces an extension to its existing UVC LED product range, the COBRA Clean FX1. This compact, plug and play UVC LED Lamp is now available in four wavelength...
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2021-06-03

New Planar DirectLight Ultra Series Features Finest MicroLED Pixel Pitches for Unmatched Visual Performance

Premium fine pitch LED video wall displays incorporate latest display technology advancements to deliver always-on high resolution display experiences New Planar DirectLight Ultra Series delivers finest MicroLED pixel pitches with latest in display technology enhancements (Photo: Business Wire) PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the release of the Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series, a premium line of fine pitch LED video wall displays delivering always-on, hig...
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2021-06-02

LG InnoTek sells its US LED patents to Chinese company

LG InnoTek has sold its 1,968 patents related to LED technology registered in the US to a Chinese company called Suzhou LEKIN Semiconductor on May 20, according to filings made to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Suzhou, China-based LEKIN Semiconductor was founded in on March 2 and registered as a company on April 3. The firm’s initial capital was shown to be 80 million yuan. LEKIN is to be owned by various entities, each owning shares ranging from 8% to 17%. This includes CEO Guilin Shuang, who owns a person...
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2021-06-01

LEEDARSON and Bridgelux Announce a Partnership to Develop F90 LEDs to Deliver Industry Leading Efficacy

XIAMEN,CHINA/FREMONT, USA – May 27, 2021 – LEEDARSON (www.leedarson.com), the world-leading ODM partner for developing IoT products and the manufacturer behind many of today’s most well-known tech brands, and Bridgelux (www.bridgelux.com), the leading developer and manufacturer of lighting technologies, today jointly announced a technology partnership on F90 LEDs lighting products.   Bridgelux newly released F90 Series LED products use Potassium Fluorosilicate (PFS) phosphor technology licensed from Cur...
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2021-06-01

Sunterra Farms Selects Philips GreenPower LED Lighting For The Company’s Planned Expansion Into Fresh Fruit Production

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, announced an agreement with Sunterra Farms to provide Philips GreenPower LED toplighting compact  for the company’s tomato and strawberry production greenhouses currently being constructed in Alberta, Canada. Sunterra’s new greenhouses will include cutting-edge lighting systems designed to produce optimal yields as efficiently as possible. The greenhouses are being built by Prins Greenhouses, a certified Philips horti partner.   Six hec...
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2021-06-01

For Slim Display Designs – ams Osram Expands Portfolio For Facial Recognition

SFH 4171S and SFH 4181S enable biometric identification in laptops ams Osram expand portfolio with two extremely space-saving IREDs with primary optics Compact dimensions allow laptop displays with slim frame For many of us, working on mobile devices and laptops is part of our everyday business life. While facial recognition on smartphones and tablets is already widely used to protect sensitive data, our portable computers are often still only password-protected. Two new infrared LEDs (IREDs) from ams Osram now not only enable user identificat...
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2021-05-28

Ambarella, Lumentum and ON Semiconductor Collaborate on AI Processing Based 3D Sensing for Next-gen AIoT Devices

New joint reference designs offer industry-first approaches for biometric access control, 3D electronic locks and intelligent sensing across verticals   SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), an AI vision silicon company, Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, and ON Semiconductor® (NASDAQ: ON), a leading provider of CMOS image sensor solutions, today announced two new joint reference desi...
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2021-05-27

Velodyne Lidar Responds to Baseless Assertions from David Hall, Marta Thoma Hall and Eric Singer

Company Underscores Board’s Exceptionally Qualified Directors, Who Possess Significant Experience, Broad Knowledge and Dedication to Sound Corporate Governance Management Team Continues to Deliver Market Leading Technology Innovation, New Products and Significant Progress on Growth Plans Expresses Concerns Regarding Eric Singer’s Ability to Operate as an Unbiased, Independent Fiduciary Given Prior Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Compensation Arrangement with the Halls May 26, 2021 09:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN ...
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2021-05-26

Shipment for Apple’s New iPad Pro Rumored to Have Delayed to July Due to Unresolved Mini LED Yield Rate

Apple announced the new iPad Pro in April, and the 12.9” iPad Pro is also adopted with Mini LED, though rumors are now circulating on how the yield rate of Mini LED has deferred the delivery of the 12.9” iPad Pro to the end of July, whereas the 11” iPad Pro is still scheduled for delivery between the end of May and early June as indicated on the official website. Bloomberg reports that the new iPad Pro will be officially available within a week or so, yet those who pre-ordered the 12.9” variation may have to wait until July to get their h...
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2021-05-21

Nanosys Acquires Leading MicroLED Company glō

Completes Nanosys Display Technology Portfolio Enabling Leadership In All Display Technologies and Markets SILICON VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanosys, the industry pioneer and leading supplier of quantum dot light emitting materials and technology, today announced the acquisition of glō, the leading technology company for microLED displays. The transaction significantly expands Nanosys’ capabilities and technology offerings, accelerating the company’s development and progress toward the widespread adoption of microLED and na...
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2021-05-21

Seoul Viosys’ Violeds Technology with Proven Virus Disinfection Adopted by SK magic

• Seoul Viosys, the world’s No. 1 UV LED company • Violeds, the eco-friendly disinfection technology, has been adopted by SK magic, the largest household appliance company in Korea • Air purifier equipped with Violeds reduces airborne viruses and fungi by 99.9%   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), the leading global provider of UV LED technology and subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor, announced it has applied Violeds technology with proven virus disinfection to All-clean Air Purifier Virus Fit (...
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2021-05-17

[ON THE JOB] PRODUCT DESIGNERS: TINY LIGHTS, BIG IDEA

  In this installment of On the Job, we put the spotlight on a few of the talented and creative individuals who make our products come alive. From dazzling nighttime displays on buildings to state-of-the-art screens in stadiums, LEDs are literally everywhere. LED, or light-emitting diode, has become the lighting technology of choice in cars, homes and consumer electronics. Recently a new form of LED has entered our lexicon and piqued the public’s interest because of its size, or lack thereof – Micro LED. It would be a serious understatement to s...
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2021-05-14

The Advantages of CEA in Strawberry Production

By Karla García   Strawberries (Fragaria × ananassaDuch.) are an important crop grown in the U.S. with a market value of more than $2.2 billion dollars, producing 1.12 million tons of strawberries in 2019. Most production of strawberries in the U.S. is done in open fields. In the U.S., year-round production is achieved by shifting production between regions across California and Florida. Recently U.S. growers are confronting challenges in open field production. In California, where more than 90% of the total strawberry production is done, annual a...
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2021-05-13

How Samsung’s Neo QLED is Bringing About Next-Level Watching Experiences

The user’s enjoyment of their viewing experience is one of the key drivers in the advancement of display technologies. While many developers work simply for the ‘ideal’ picture quality, Samsung’s Neo QLED TV developers have also put in the utmost efforts to develop optimized displays for users that go above and beyond ideas of what a display can be.   In order to understand more about how those innovative features of the Neo QLED transcend technological hurdles to meet user’s growing demands for next-level quality displays, Samsung Glo...
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2021-05-10

LettUs Grow Teams For Greenhouse Technology Trial

Indoor farming technology provider LettUs Grow has teamed up with Harper Adams University to trial different technologies and irrigation systems within greenhouse and vertical farms   Both greenhouses and vertical farms are types of controlled environment agriculture (CEA) using LED lighting and hydroponics. All forms of CEA offer the opportunity to grow all year round, through adverse weather conditions or in extreme climates, and reduce the need for pesticides and herbicides.   UK-based technology developer LettUs Grow will work with Harper ...
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The LM301B EVO enables luminaires to meet latest DLC V5.1 Premium and EU’s ErP Ecodesign requirements to accommodate evolving needs of the lighting industry (Photo: Samsung Electronics) Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advance... READ MORE

San Jose, CA – May 04, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and ... READ MORE