2018-11-08

91% Rec2020 Color Gamut Achieved with Quantum Dot LED by Quantum Materials

Quantum dot developer Quantum Materials has announced its achievement of testing a 100% cadmium-free remote phosphor quantum dot LED technology that achieved a 91% Rec2020 color gamut coverage. Quantum Materials has been working with several LED producers, display manufacturers and chemical companies with the technology, aiming to bring the new solution to the current industry. A way for the solution to achieve wide color gamut display is to deposit red and green quantum dots directly on the surface of a blue phosphor driven backlight LED, Quantum Materials has developed...
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2018-11-05

Research Institute and AgTech Company Select Heliospectra’s LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra announced that a Spain-based medicinal plant research center and an AgTech company have ordered its LED lighting solutions. The production shipment of their orders is scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to Heliospectra.
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2018-11-05

Soitec’s Relaxed InGaN Substrates Enable Pure Red Emission for Full-Color Micro LED Displays

Micro LED displays require the use of red, green and blue (RGB) LEDs, achieved by mixing nitride LEDs and phosphide LEDs. This mixing causes blue, green and red LEDs to behave differently in terms of temperature and aging, which impacts the quality of image color. Moreover, blue, green and red LEDs each require specific electronic drivers, making integration more complex. (Figure 1: Red emission at 630nm of 100µmx100µm of full InGaN LED grown on Soitec’s InGaNOS) RGB LEDs composed of the same material inducing the same behav...
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2018-11-02

DMF Lighting Says No Price Increases Due to Tariffs

DMF Lighting, a U.S. based LED lighting company has released a press release to emphasize that the company would not raise the prices of its products due to tariffs. The company addressed that it is committed to delivering the same products with value that customers have come to expect. According to DMF Lighting, the majority of its manufacturing facilities are located outside of China, making most of its products unaffected by the tariffs. Its supply chain is also not interrupted. “Our intention is to keep our prices at the same levels despite the Section 30...
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2018-11-02

VEECO’s 3Q18 Revenue Slows Down Due to Tepid Chinese Market

Equipment provider VEECO Instruments announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2018. The results did not reach the company’s guided range because of “broader market softness in China across all of our business,” said VEECO.
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2018-10-31

AIXTRON Continues Profit Growth with Strong Demands for Laser and ROY LED Applications

AIXTRON, the Germany-based semiconductor equipment provider, has announced its financial results for the nine months and the third quarter 2018. The equipment company has reported growing profit with continuous demands for MOCVD systems for the production of power electronics and lasers such as VCSEL or EEL lasers for applications in 3D sensing or optical data transmission as well as red, orange and yellow (ROY) LEDs.
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2018-10-31

Everlight’s WOFI Withdraws Appeals, Nichia Again Confirms Its YAG Patent

Nichia has announced that WOFI (Leuchten Wortmann & Filz), Everlight’s German subsidiary has withdrawn its appeal against the judgment of the Düsseldorf District Court concerning the YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) of Nichia.
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2018-10-31

Nichia and Qwestland Partner to Further Develop the Horticulture LED Market

Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia Corporation has announced to start cooperative researches and experiments with Qwestland International, a Dutch horticulture solution provider. The goal of their partnership is to further explore the potential of the horticulture LED market.
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2018-10-31

Panther Vision Provides Lighting Solutions for Extreme Condition and Donates Products to NPO

Panther Vision, a manufacturer and distributor of lighted headwear, eyewear and safety gear, has provided its lighting solutions to assist in disaster relief efforts. The company has partnered with Team Rubicon, a nonprofit which provide immediate response to emergency situation caused by disasters.
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2018-10-30

Enjoy NBA Games with Samsung’s LED Signage in Atlanta

The Korean tech giant, Samsung, has announced that its SMART LED signage has been installed in the Atlanta Hawks’ State Farm Arena. The whole area was set with LED screens that are more than 12,000 square feet (1115 square meters), combining to offer 10 times more LED video than the previous configuration.
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2018-10-30

Nitride Semiconductors Set up Subsidiary for Micro LED Display

Japanese UV LED company Nitride Semiconductors has announced to establish a subsidiary, Micro Nitride, to focus on the developing and manufacturing of Micro UV LED chips for micro LED display.
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2018-10-30

Seoul Semiconductor Reports Its 3Q18 Financial Results

Korean LED manufacturer Seoul Semiconductor has announced its business performance for the third quarter of 2018 with a consolidated revenue of KRW 320 billion (US$ 280.64 million). With a growth of 10% QoQ, the company has reached its guided range of KRW 300 to 320 billion. The operating income was KRW 28 billion (US$ 25.56 million) and EBITDA was KRW 55 billion (US$48.24 million).
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2018-10-30

Three Keys to Help Global Importers Win in the LED Market – LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Provides Unrivalled Purchasing Experience

The Hong Kong International Lighting Fair is Asia’s largest and most influential professional lighting exhibition with the huge number of buyers and large trade volume. Every year at the Autumn Fair, the LED Bulb Expert- WELLMAX garners big success by offering customers excellent lighting experiences.
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2018-10-29

LG and Lufthansa to Set up Joint Venture for Aircraft Displays and Systems

LG Electronics and Lufthansa Technik AG have announced that they are going to establish a joint venture to develop, produce and market LG's OLED displays for commercial airplane cabins.
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2018-10-29

Heliospectra Reports Interim Management Statement for January – September 2018

Heliospectra AB, a Swedish lighting specialist for controlled environments horticulture, has presented its Interim Management Statement for January to September 2018.
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2018-10-24

Xenomatix to Showcase Its Solid-state LiDAR Solution at Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo

Belgium LiDAR company XenomatiX has announced that it is presenting its next generation solid-state LiDAR solutions at Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo from October 23rd to 25th in Novi, Michigan.
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2018-10-23

LED Expo Thailand Expands Its Panorama in the Year 2019

ASEAN’S largest show on LED technology & lighting solutions will transform the notion about how LED & light is perceived with LED EXPO THAILAND 2019 + LIGHT ASEAN!
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2018-10-22

WELLMAX Shares the Secrets of Helping Its Clients to Exceed Annual Sales of US$5 Million in One Year

The continent of Africa is located more than 9,000 kilometers away from China and it takes more than ten hours to travel even with today’s advanced communication technology. Despite the distance, many entrepreneurs in Africa still have to travel several times annually to China to look for a long-term supplier.
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2018-10-22

Lumileds and Legrand Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Tunable White LED Lighting

Lumileds has announced its partnership agreement with Legrand, North & Central America, a specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures for developing easy-to-integrate lighting solutions with high quality tunable-white light.
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2018-10-19

Current by GE and Stockbridge Technology Centre Set up Vertical Farm to Explore the Innovation in Agriculture

Current, powered by GE has provided its Arize horticultural lighting solution to Stockbridge Technology Centre’s newly opened Vertical Farming Development Facility which enables growers to test and model their individual urban farm setup prior to investment. 
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2018-10-19

The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Wins the Market with Its Commitment to Innovation

The first phase of the 124th Canton Fair officially ended on October 19th. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX) has again achieved great success in this event. Its newly released smart LED series - iDREAM series was the focus at the fair. Meanwhile, the LED bulbs with iDAPT tech were again the bestsellers. Moreover, the Global Distributor Program (GDP) attracted clients from all over the world to sign the agreements on the spot.
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2018-10-17

Cree Announces Quarterly Financial Results and Supplies Its Wolfspeed Wafers to a Semiconductor Company

Cree has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 and unveiled that the company will supply its Wolfspeed silicon carbide wafers to one of the world leading power device companies.
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2018-10-16

Osram Works with Deutsche Telekom to Test Mobile Robots in Osram’s Plant

Since the announcement of quitting its luminaires business and transforming into a high-tech company, Osram has cooperated with various industry partners and focused on intelligent business. Testing autonomous materials handling at its own plant in Schwabmünchen is another move which indicates Osram’s commitment.
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2018-10-16

Osram Partners with Rifiniti to Provide Smart Building IoT Solutions for Optimizing Space Utilization in Offices

Osram has announced its partnership with Rifiniti, a developer of workplace analytics software, to offer smart building IoT solutions to the commercial real estate industry for improving operational efficiencies and occupant comfort.
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2018-10-16

EVERLIGHT to Demonstrate Full Product Series at CEATEC Japan 2018

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will attend CEATEC (2018/10/16-10/19) in Japan to demonstrate full product series, extending to automotive interior/exterior, portable electronic device, household appliances, industry, lighting, gaming and signage. Everlight is welcoming visitors at the booth (Booth No: H041).
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2018-10-15

COM-IoT Technologies to Introduce Security Solution Using Quanergy’s LiDAR Sensors at GITEX 2018

COM-IoT Technologies, the Dubai-based security and smart city solutions provider has announced that it will showcase its intelligent security solution utilizing LiDAR technology provided by Quanery at Dubai’s GITEX conference.
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2018-10-15

New “Smart” Attracts Global Attention - The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Launches Masterpiece Again

The 124th Canton Fair has kicked off today (October 15th) at Pazhou International Exhibition Complex in Guangzhou. The LED Bulb Expert, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX) has participated in this event, and again amazed the global clients by showcasing its latest technology and products.
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2018-10-12

Lumenari Raises US$ 3 Million in Funding to Enhance LED Phosphor Technology

Lumenari, a U.S.-based material research company specializing in narrow-bandwidth LED phosphors, has announced it has raised US$ 3 million in Series A funding. The company will use the capital to complete an advanced lab-scale manufacturing line for its Emerald™ technology. Moreover, it plans to establish testing partnerships with packaged LED suppliers and pass initial qualification testing. 
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2018-10-12

Everlight Wins Patent Lawsuit in the U.S. Regarding Nichia’s YAG Patent

Taiwanese LED package company Everlight and Japanese LED producer Nichia have continued their dispute regarding the patent of YAG. On October 1st 2018, the Supreme Court of the United State has confirmed the invalidity of Nichia’s assertions about its YAG patents.
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2018-10-11

Seoul Semiconductor Wins Patent Lawsuits against Archipelago for Acrich Technology

Seoul Semiconductor reported that it and Seoul Viosys have successfully resolved two patent infringement lawsuits filed in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Central District of California against Archipelago Lighting, a U.S.-based LED lighting company. 
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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

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE