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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2018-10-11

NIMS Separates Its Red Phosphor Patent Usages into Manufacturing and Application

The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan has announced that the licensing scheme for its comprehensive patent on red phosphor has been changed since October 1, 2018. The red phosphor patent was divided into two groups, a group of materials and manufacturing patents related to the manufacture of phosphors and a group of application patents related to the manufacture of LED devices. NIMS will enter new licensing contracts with companies to which these patents are applicable.
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2018-10-11

The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX to Bring New ‘Smart’ to 2018 Autumn Canton Fair

In recent years, LED lighting has been popularized in the lighting application. With the development of smart city and smart lighting, LED bulbs are also developing in the direction of intelligence and digitization. However, the penetration rate of smart lighting in home applications is still low. One of the main reasons is that the operation system of the smart lighting is too complicated for users to use.
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2018-10-11

Hojeonable Inc: Mini/Micro LED Core Materials

According to LEDinside, the global market size of micro LED is expected to grow to US $1.12 billion in 2020 and US $3.18 billion in 2025. In the end, a variety of products (BLU and RGB displays) with micro / mini LEDs as individual pixels are expected to be introduced to the market. However, technologies that can deliver large quantities of LED chips to the substrate at a time are still under development, and technologies for repairing defective mini LED chips are needed. 
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2018-10-09

Patent Granted to ETi’s Color Preference Technology in the U.S.

ETi Solid State Lighting, a subsidiary of Elec-Tech Solid State Lighting, has announced that its Color Preference technology was approved by the U.S Patent Office under Patent number 10,091,855. The company has implemented the technology in a range of new LED lighting products.
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2018-10-09

CIMCON Lighting Releases NearSky Connect Program to Improve Smart City Management

CIMCON Lighting, a lighting management solution provider, has announced the launch of the NearSky™ Connect program. The program aims to gather service and technology providers to deliver solutions for smart city applications. 
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2018-10-08

Osram Opto Joins the ISELED Alliance for Innovative Automotive Lighting Development

Osram Opto Semiconductors has joined the ISELED Alliance which aims to set up an industrial ecosystem to provide solutions for automotive LED lighting.
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2018-10-05

Walmart to Save Energy and Achieve Sustainable Goals with GE Lighting

GE Lighting has been the LED lighting supplier for Walmart. By converting Walmart shoppers from traditional light bulbs to energy-efficient LEDs over the past two years, it has saved 1.2 billion kWh of electricity*.
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2018-10-04

The World’s Longest Sea Bridge to be Lit up by LED Lighting from Thorn

Thorn Lighting, a UK-based lighting provider and a member of the Zumtobel Group, has announced that its luminaires were selected to light the newly constructed bridge which connects Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. The bridge is currently the longest sea bridge in the world and is scheduled to open soon in October. 
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2018-10-04

VueReal Receives $8.5 Million Funding to Advance Micro LED Technology Development

Micro LED displays and devices developer VueReal has announced $8.5 million in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to support its project whose total investment is over $26 million. The funding will be used to further develop innovative Micro LED technologies by expanding its original research team and launching a new center with fabrication facility. 
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2018-09-28

U.S. Patent Granted to Nichia, Mitsubishi Chemical, NIMS and Citizen Electronics for LEDs Using Nitride-type Red Phosphor

Four Japanese companies, Nichia, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), Citizen and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), reported that they have been granted in the U.S. the patent (U.S. patent No. 10,072,207) to LEDs using a nitride-type red phosphor*.
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2018-09-27

AIXTRON Announces a New Order from Sino-Semiconductor for VCSEL Equipment

Semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON announced that the company has received an order for an AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD system from Chinese chipmaker Sino-Semiconductor for the production of laser diodes.
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2018-09-26

VRCO Selects Quanergy as Its Exclusive LiDAR Partner

Quanergy Systems, a US-based smart sensing solution provider, has announced its partnership with VRCO, a UK-based startup who develops luxury high-end e-VTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) crafts. They have reported that VRCO will exclusively use Quanergy’s S3 solid state LiDAR sensors in the testing and market release versions of its latest aircraft, the NeoXcraft XP2.
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2018-09-26

Osram Launches New Ambient Light Sensor and Extends Managing Board Contracts of CFO and CTO

Osram Opto Semiconductors has added SFH 5701 A01, a new ambient light sensor (ALS) with integrated circuitry (IC) to its automotive sector portfolio. 
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2018-09-26

Investment Projects for the Construction and Modernisation of Greenhouse Complexes will be Presented at the 3rd Annual Forum and Exhibition “Greenhouse Complexes Russia 2018”

The 3rd annual international Forum and Exhibition “Greenhouse Complexes Russia 2018” is the high-level professional platform to unlock investment in Russian greenhouse industry, discuss development strategies, share experiences, and conclude new lucrative contracts. 
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2018-09-21

Plessy Selects Aixtron’s MOCVD System for GaN-on-Si Development Targeting Micro LED Applications

Plessey has been speeding up its progress of Micro LED technology development. After announcing the partnership with Jasper Display Corp (JDC) for the backplanes, Plessey has ordered MOCVD equipment from AIXTRON SE to boost its manufacturing capability of GaN-on-Si wafers targeting Micro LED applications.
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2018-09-21

Seoul Semiconductor Claims Its Right of LED Technologies in the U.S.

Seoul Semiconductor has announced that the U.S. Federal District Court for Nevada issued a judgment in favor of the company against Philcor T.V. & Electronic Leasing, a company that sells LED lighting products.
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2018-09-20

MEAN WELL to Welcome Visitors at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair during October 27 - 30

The 20th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from 27 to 30 October 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). This year, not only does MEAN WELL booth locate at 5th floor The LED & Green Lighting zone with booth No. 5C-D06, but we are also going to show up at 1st floor Hall of Aurora with booth No. 1C-D25 to present brand image as your reliable power partner. Welcome to visit us during the fair. 
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2018-09-18

Osram Emphasizes Its Focus on Semiconductor Development

Osram has been addressing its position as a high-tech company. At the Osram Opto Semiconductors Market and Technology Day in Munich, Olaf Berlien, CEO of Osram Licht AG, noted again that, “Osram is very well positioned strategically and financially for the technologies and trends of the future. We are becoming the leading photonics champion. Our semiconductor segment OS forms the technological backbone of our strategic development."
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2018-09-18

Updates for Signify’s Share Repurchase Program

Signify has continuously updated the progress of its share repurchase program which was announced by the company on July 30, 2018. 
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2018-09-14

LEDVANCE Supplies LED Luminaires to Carlsberg for High Quality Lighting and Energy Saving

LEDVANCE has provided its LED lighting to the logistics center of Carsberg, the Danish beer producer, to cut down about 50 percent lighting energy consumption for the beer company.
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2018-09-13

Osram Showcases Automotive Lighting Applications at Automechanika 2018

Osram is presenting its latest automotive lighting products at Automechanika, one of the world’s largest trade fairs for the automotive service industry held biennially in Frankfurt, Germany. This year the event is taking place during September 11-15 with more than 5,000 exhibitors joining the fair. 
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2018-09-12

Plessey Announces Partnership with Jasper Display for Monolithic Micro LED Displays

Plessey Semiconductors has reported its partnership with Jasper Display Corp (JDC) for using JDC’s silicon backplane to drive the monolithic Micro LED displays produced by Plessey’s proprietary GaN-on-Si wafers. 
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2018-09-11

Sensor Electronic Technology Files Patent Lawsuit against UV LED Sterilizer

Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi) announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against two companies, Bolb and Quantum Egg (Q-egg), in the U.S. District Court in California, accusing them of selling UV LED sterilizer products which infringe LED patents of SETi. 
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2018-09-10

Play Nitride Launches RGB Micro LED Full Color Display at SEMICON Taiwan

Play Nitride has showcased several RGB Micro LED full color displays for automotive applications at SEMICON Taiwan 2018. The company has presented its capability of Micro LED chip production and mass transfer with its unique PixeLED Display technology. 
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2018-09-07

Driver Monitoring System Embeds Osram’s IR LED for Semi-Autonomous Driving

Osram Opto Semiconductors has provided its IR LED and LED components to Joyson Safety Systems, a U.S. based mobile safety system provider, on its steering wheel to develop a semi-autonomous system to the new Cadillac CT6. The steering wheel equipped with the IR LED can monitor driver’s behaviors to ensure safety. 
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2018-09-05

Veeco to Change Its Executive Leadership Team

MOCVD equipment provider Veeco has announced that the company will make a change in its executive leadership team. The current Chairman and CEO John Peeler will become Executive Chairman, and the current President, William J. Miller, will take the role of CEO and join the company’s board of directors. Moreover, Shubham (Sam) Maheshwari will be named COO while continuing his current role as CEO. 
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2018-09-04

Seoul Semiconductor Files Patent Lawsuit against U.S. TV Retailer

Seoul Semiconductor has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Texas, USA, against Fry’s Electronics, a U.S. based retail company of consumer electronics. Seoul Semiconductor has accused Fry’s Electronics of selling LED TV products which infringed Seoul Semiconductor’s LED patents.
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2018-09-04

Signify Expands Smart Lighting System Network with New Worldwide Partners

Signify has transformed from a luminaires supplier into an intelligent lighting system provider, offering solutions for lighting systems and services. Its “Friends of Hue” program has demonstrated an ecosystem to intensify the connections of the company and other international and interdisciplinary partners for expanding smart lighting network. 
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2018-09-04

AIXTRON Supplies MOCVD Equipment to HLJ for VCSEL Production Expansion

HLJ Technology Co, a Taiwanese VCSEL epitaxy and chip producer has ordered AIXTRON’s MOCVD sets to increase its wafer capacity and its epitaxial wafer size production line for VCSEL. 
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Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE

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