2024-02-29

XLamp® S Line Horticulture LEDs

New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested in single color LEDs, broad spectrum phosphor-converted LEDs or combinations of the two, Cree LED has new products and upgraded performance across most of our horticulture portfolio to take your horticulture lighting products to the next level. Elevate your yields, reduce expenses and unlock new levels of success with Cree L...
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2024-02-02

Avegant announces breakthrough Spotlight™ display technology for Augmented Reality

Introducing the world’s first LCoS light engine with adaptive LED illumination. Spotlight™ display technology delivers up to 90% illumination power savings and 10x local contrast compared to conventional LCoS. SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2024 — Avegant announces Spotlight™ display technology – the world’s first adaptive LED illumination architecture for LCoS. By dynamically illuminating regions of a LCoS microdisplay, Avegant has enabled the benefits of APL (average pixel level) to achieve illumination power savings ...
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2024-01-31

ISE 2024 │ Macroblock’s Driver ICs Take LED Displays to New Heights

With the theme of "Taking LED Displays to New Heights with Macroblock Driver ICs", Macroblock showcases common cathode driver ICs for LED displays in different application scenarios at Integrated System Exhibition (ISE) 2024. Fig.1 Macroblock demonstrates LED common cathode driver ICs in different application scenarios. MBI5762 and new products, such as MBI5756, have made great progress in visual effects, including: 1. Hyper Vision Calculation II technology has two functions, which can more delicately improve the display image qualit...
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2024-01-25

Cree LED and Current Lighting Enter into License Agreement

Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), and Current Lighting Solutions, LLC announced that they entered into a patent license agreement, effective October 2022, with respect to Current’s patents related to KSF (also called PFS) red phosphor. Under the agreement, Cree LED has been granted by Current, a limited, nonexclusive, and world-wide license under U.S. Patent Nos. 7,358,542; 7,453,195; 7,497,973; 7,648,649; 7,847,309; and 9,680,067. This license covers Cree LED products featuring Pro9™ technology which utilizes Potassium Fl...
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2024-01-24

Nichia Launches NSSM237B, Full-color RGB SMD LED with a Lens

Tokushima, Japan – 23 January 2024: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is launching a full-color RGB SMD LED with a lens (Part no. NSSM237B) aimed at contributing to a more environmentally friendly society. The NSSM237B is an innovative full-color RGB SMD LED with a lens designed for outdoor large-scale displays, realized by combining technologies of through-hole LEDs and SMD full-color LEDs that Nichia has cultivated over many years. With the use of lens and packa...
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2024-01-24

Nichia Launches a New Chip-scale LED that Creates a Lighting Environment Filled with Soft Light

Tokushima, Japan – 24 January 2024: Nichia, the world's largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has commercialized a chip-scale LED (Part No. NFSWL11A-D6) that achieves a horizontal light distribution. Conventional LEDs are well known as directionally efficient light sources and are therefore often used in a variety of lighting fixtures by controlling the light with secondary optics. However, due to their strong frontal light, there is a tendency for the emitting surface of the lighting fixture to be grainy. Th...
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2024-01-19

Nichia's Laser Diode Technology Receives a Scientific and Technical Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

Tokushima, Japan – 17 January, Nichia, the world's largest GaN-based LED/LD manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce that Nichia's laser diode technology has been recognized for its contribution to the advancement of the motion picture industry and has received the Scientific and Technical Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards are given to companies and engineers who have developed significant technologies that have...
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2024-01-19

New SYNIOS® P1515 family of automotive signaling LEDs produce extremely homogenous and smooth appearance in RCL applications

Robust, efficient, and small LEDs for automotive signaling applications. The SYNIOS® P1515 LEDs’ 360° radiation characteristic creates a distinctive side-emission pattern. Bold and dramatic rear lamp designs are now easier to realize with either fewer LEDs or a thinner optical assembly while maintaining a very high level of homogeneity. SYNIOS® P1515 LED gives automotive manufacturers the option to reduce bill-of-materials cost or gain greater design flexibility. Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (January 18, 202...
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2024-01-18

Movano Health and ams OSRAM Collaborate to Deliver Accurate Lifestyle Monitoring Solutions for Women

Movano uses ams OSRAM´s sensor solution for their female-first wearable Evie Ring. The ring has been nominated as a CES Innovation Award Honoree in the Wearables category. The product will be showcased at CES 2024, which takes place from January 9 till 12, 2024 in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – 9 January, 2024 – Movano Health (Nasdaq: MOVE), a pioneer in health technology, and ams OSRAM, a leader in technology for biometric monitoring, have collaborated to include ams OSRAM’s PPG sensor solution in...
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2024-01-16

Violumas Adds New UVA and UVB High Power Standard Products to Lineup

Violumas is proud to announce the addition of two products to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. Violumas now offers high power 2X2 modules in chip-on-board (COB) format for 325nm and 340nm.   WC2X2C40L6-325 and WC2X2C40L9-340-V1provide the highest optical output in the market along with exceptional reliability (LT70 > 6,000 hours), enabling denser and more reliable designs. With four chips encapsulated under the same lens with a specially developed index boosting solution, the optical outputs of the COBs are four times as powerful a...
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2024-01-11

Sanan Semiconductor Partners with Luminus Devices to Bring SiC and GaN Power Semiconductor Products to the Americas

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 8, 2024, Sanan Semiconductor, an emerging leader in wide bandgap power semiconductor materials, components, and foundry services has announced Luminus Devices as their exclusive sales channel in the Americas. This was a natural choice as both companies are subsidiaries of Sanan Optoelectronics, the compound semiconductor innovator and the world’s largest LED chip manufacturer. The timing is ideal for this partnership as customers in a wide range of power-related industries have suffered in recent years from long...
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2024-01-11

@CES ZKW & LG Demo Concept Car with microZ-LED Headlights

ZKW and LG are showcasing their innovations in the areas of intelligent vehicle lighting and infotainment at CES. The highlight is the LG concept car, which is equipped with high-resolution microZ-LED headlights from ZKW. This should make cinema-like “drive-in theater” projections possible in the future. ZKW will also be presenting the latest innovations such as the intelligent “Illuminated Panel” and an illuminated bumper (together with Rehau), animated rear lights, sustainable headlights as well as the new headlight for the Volvo EX90...
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2024-01-11

CES 2024 | LED Driver ICs for Automotive Lighting and Display

Macroblock is exhibiting innovative LED driver IC solutions for automotive lighting and cockpit display applications at CES 2024, the most powerful tech event in the world. Don't miss this opportunity to see Macroblock’s cutting-edge technologies in action at booth 3161, West Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center, from January 9th to 12th. Macroblock underscores its commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the automobile industry with the theme for the event, "Drive to Level-Up Transformation." Fig. 1 Macroblock Booth at CES 2024 ...
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2023-12-28

J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs

Introducing our cutting-edge J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs, featuring industry-leading LED efficiency up to 242 LPW or 3.33 PPF/W typical. Sharing the same high-reliability package, the two performance options of E & F Class allow luminaire manufacturers to boost performance for high efficacy lighting in outdoor areas, indoor harsh environments and horticulture applications. J Series JB3030C LEDs are an easy design choice: footprint compatible with 301B/H, available LM-80 data, and a full range of color temperatures (2700-6500K...
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2023-12-26

Seoul Semiconductor Presents New Proposal for SunLike-Enabled Future Smart Farm

SEOUL, South Korea-Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on December 18 that it has verified through an experiment that natural spectrum lighting can promote stable growth and increase the content of effective nutrients in plants as daylighting does for plants grown in nature. Seoul Semiconductor used both regular white LED lights and SunLike natural spectrum LED lights to grow lettuce, a vegetable commonly used as a food ingredient. The use of SunLike LED lighting resulted in an increase in lettu...
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2023-12-12

An expert partner for developing new vital sign monitoring products

It started with step counting. Activity tracker wristbands first brought the concept of daily lifestyle monitoring to public attention: the early adopters rapidly acquired the habit of counting the number of steps they walked each day – and of sharing their count with friends, family and colleagues. The capabilities of the first wearable devices were limited. Thanks to massive improvements in the performance of the components that enable activity measurement, products such as smart watches, smart rings and smart wristbands on the market today can measure far more physical parame...
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2023-12-07

Nichia will launch UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs

Tokushima, Japan - 6 December 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, is scheduled to launch two new UV LEDs in March 2024: UV-B LED with a peak wavelength of 308nm and UV-A LED with a peak wavelength of 330nm. The spectrum of high-pressure mercury lamps, which are commonly used as the light source for ultraviolet irradiation devices, includes peak emissions at 280nm, 365nm, and 405nm, as well as around 308nm and 330nm. With UV LEDs at 280nm, 365nm, and 405nm already in mass product...
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2023-11-24

ams OSRAM releases RGB versions of high-power OSTAR® Projection Compact LEDs for machine vision and stage lighting

High current density, very low thermal resistance and low-profile mean that lighting equipment manufacturers can increase brightness while reducing system size Flat LED package for easy integration and closest mounting of optics to light emitting surface (LES) With new Red, True Green and Blue LEDs alongside the existing White version, the OSTAR® Projection Compact family provides flexible optical design options in applications from machine vision and stage lighting to projectors and architectural lighting Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germ...
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2023-11-23

Vancouver International Airport Deploys Quanergy 3D LiDAR Solution to Improve Passenger Journey

Leading LiDAR Solution Overcomes Legacy Challenges to Deliver Significant Cost Savings and Enhanced Operational Efficiency SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quanergy Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of 3D LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) security solutions, was chosen by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to analyze footfall and passenger journey and ultimately improve passenger happiness. Quanergy’s solution surpassed the capabilities of existing solutions and delivered accurate, data-driven insigh...
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2023-11-22

Nichia starts in-house production and sales of high-power red laser diodes in addition to its long-standing production of blue and green

Highlights: ・By enabling in-house production of laser diode chips for all three primary colors (RGB), a variety of customer requests can now be met. ・Accelerates the development and commercialization of higher efficiency and higher output products to expand into various applications. ・Upfront investments secure production capacity to meet strong demand. Tokushima, Japan – 22 November 2023: Nichia, the world's largest GaN-based LED/LD manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, has started in-house production of a high-power red la...
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2023-11-20

Samsung Lights Up the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix with the World’s First 481-Foot F1 Logo Rooftop LED Display

Latest installments include over 25,000 LED modules that when combined, are long enough to lap the circuit 2.5 times, bright enough to light up the sky and aim to turbocharge the viewing experience for professional racing fans Samsung Electronics America today announced it has brought Samsung display technologies to the highly anticipated Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 through its partnership with Liberty Media and Las Vegas Grand Prix, Inc. With lights out on November 18, spectators attending the race in Las Vegas or watching from around the...
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2023-11-20

Nichia expands the LED portfolio with 1800K emission color, a true LED alternative to HPS

Tokushima, Japan – 20 November 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the mid-power 757 Series (Part Number: NF2W757H-V2F1, NF2W757GR-V4) to the portfolio of HPS color LEDs developed as a true LED alternative to high-pressure sodium lamps (“HPS”). HPS color LEDs maintain the nostalgic atmosphere of the landscape with the same emission color of 1800K as HPS while enjoying the many advantages of LEDs, including greatly improved ...
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2023-11-10

Brightness boost in automotive forward lighting as ams OSRAM launches third generation of OSLON® Submount PL LEDs

New OSLON® Submount PL LEDs support direct mounting to heatsink to provide system cost savings in standard low- or high-beam headlamps. Available in two sizes of light emitting area, giving the choice to optimize for efficacy or to achieve the ideal balance between luminance and efficacy. Supplied in a standard submount footprint, the OSLON® Submount PL is a drop-in replacement for less bright competing products. Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (November 9, 2023) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in intelligent se...
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2023-10-19

Macroblock Debuts Next-gen Flagship LED Driver ICs-MBI5762 and MBI5780-to Support Higher Core Frequencies

The applications of LED displays continue to expand their boundaries: from the niche market of larger pitch applications of XR and VP to the super-fine-pitch applications of mini-/micro-LEDs targeting high-end indoor displays, such as home theaters, security rooms, etc. These applications have driven strong growth in the LED industry, echoing LEDinside’s market research report in 2023. With a projected CAGR (2021-2026) of 14%, the market value of the LED display industry will reach USD 13 billion in 2026. Note 1: LEDinside: Global LED display mar...
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2023-10-18

Marelli's h-Digi® microLED in VW series headlamps

   Germany/Reutlingen, 21 September 2023 Marelli’s new high-resolution “three-eye headlamps” for the top version of VW Touareg use the novel h-Digi® microLED platform module. The three-eye style desired by the customer was accomplished by interaction of three modules: h-Digi® microLED, a 16-segment matrix standard module and a bending light module. The h-Digi® microLED module by Marelli’s Automotive Lighting & Sensing division was just recently introduced to the press. This new module is based on ams OSRA...
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2023-09-26

Seoul Semiconductor Exhibits LEDs for Future Vehicle Displays at SID Symposium in the US

Seoul Semiconductor's future vehicle display LED technology unveiled at SID (Graphic: Seoul Semiconductor) SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ:046890), a global optical semiconductor company, will participate in the Vehicle Displays & Interfaces Symposium 2023, organized by the Society of Information Display (SID), to be held in Detroit, USA, on September 26 and 27. During the event, the company will exhibit its LED products designed for future vehicle displays. This exhibition will give vi...
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2023-09-26

”Light out of nowhere”: New ALIYOS™ LED-on-foil technology from ams OSRAM creates unprecedented effects in automotive lighting

ALIYOS™ technology pushes boundaries of multi-segmented area lighting and enables customization of light emission patterns Characteristics such as transparency, thinness, 2.5D bendability and freedom to create new lighting effects enable customers to differentiate their lighting solutions Legal requirements for the luminous intensity of rear combination lamp (RCL) functions are met with the ALIYOS™ technology ALIYOS™ LED-on-foil technology enables creation of customized, multi-segment lights in new configurations such as three-dimen...
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2023-09-18

Ideal LED solutions for linear and panel lighting in office spaces, retail outlets, hotels and restaurants

Cree LED J Series® 2835 LEDs are optimized to deliver the best value with high efficacy to low-density, indoor lighting applications, such as downlights, troffers and panel lights. Pro9™ version LEDs deliver up to 24% higher efficacy over standard version LEDs without sacrificing color rendering quality. These LEDs feature the same maximum current plus the same mechanical and electrical characteristics as the standard versions. Product Features Brilliant illumination with up to 24% higher LPW at 90 CRI than standard versions Seamlessl...
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2023-08-04

New 95 CRI and Pro9™ Options for XLamp® XHP LEDs

Unbeatable combination of lumen output, high intensity and high reliability Cree LED’s XLamp® Extreme High Power (XHP) LEDs deliver the best lumen density, reliability and optical control for their size. Lighting manufacturers can use these LEDs to create designs that are not possible with other LEDs, or leverage the XHP performance advantages to significantly reduce system cost by using fewer optics, PCBs and heat sinks. Cree LED has recently expanded the XHP family products to include new versions optimized for indoor directional lighti...
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2023-07-28

ams OSRAM opens new era of dynamic interior automotive lighting with launch of intelligent RGB LED

OSIRE® E3731i intelligent RGB LED enables creation of dynamic color and motion effects across hundreds of LEDs The intelligent RGBi uses a new and license-free Open System Protocol for communication with any microcontroller Combination of new LED and protocol reduces implementation cost and complexity, to bring dynamic lighting within reach of a wide range of models and market segments Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (July 27, 2023) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, introduces new technology ...
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New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested... READ MORE

Introducing the world’s first LCoS light engine with adaptive LED illumination. Spotlight™ display technology delivers up to 90% illumination power savings and 10x local contrast compared to conventional LCoS. SAN MATEO, Calif., Ja... READ MORE