2018-03-29

2018 ALE Show Report- ADB Intelligence LED Headlamp Arise, Making Local Manufacturers Positively Arrange Automobile Lamp Industry Chain

The fourth ALE have been holding in Shanghai Automobile Exhibition Center from 2018 March 28 to 29. According to LEDinside survey, there have been around 180 manufacturers, including Driver IC, LED package, module and automotive lamp manufacturers, etc. The show mainly focuses on the industry chain of original equipment automotive lighting. Many well-known international companies, such as Texas Instruments, OSRAM, Lumileds, Nichia, Seoul Semiconductor, Dominant, Hella and Valeo and Taiwanese companies, such as Lite-on Technology, Btightek, Lextar and Marcoblock and Chinese companies, such as Honglitronic, Sunpuled, Yuliang LED, Xingyu, Tianchong and Jiangsu Wenguang have took part in this show.
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2018-03-22

Light and Building 2018: LG Display, OLEDWorks, Sumitomo Chemical Optimistic about Development of OLED Lighting

Connected lighting is definitely a main focus at Light and Building 2018. While most of the lighting companies emphasize the smartness of their products, a group of OLED lighting manufacturers differentiate themselves, showing multiple values of OLED with their innovations.
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2018-03-21

Light + Building 2018: LED Filament Patent Infringement Caught Red-Handed

LEDinside unexpectedly witnessed that a company got caught red-handed for infringing another company’s patents and had to remove a part of their exhibits.
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2018-03-21

Light + Building 2018: Philips Lighting Announces New Name While Osram Demonstrates IoT Capabilities

Light and Building 2018, one of the largest trade shows in Europe, gathers over 2,700 exhibitors and their advanced lighting and building automation technologies in Frankfurt. Those technologies reflect the highly dynamic nature of the sector and the rising demand for smart life and efficient energy management around the world. In particular, one of the most exciting things must be to learn what major companies announce and showcase at the fair. Here, LEDinside sees a trend that big lighting companies are now transforming themselves from lamp suppliers to IoT solution and service providers.
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2018-03-09

LED Next Stage 2018: Many Enterprises Exhibited UV LED Products

LED Next Stage 2018, Japan’s leading Exhibition of LED and OLED Lighting, had been organized in Tokyo, Japan during March 6th - March 9th.
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2018-02-09

Micro LED / Mini LED / COB LED Digital Displays Become the Center of Attention- ISE 2018 LIVE

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 in the Netherlands is an international well-known exhibition for display. This international exhibition is taking place from February 6 to 9 in the Netherlands and has caused a lot of attention in the digital display industry.
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2018-02-02

[Photonics West 2018] LIVE- UV LED Curing and Water Sterilization Markets Start to Take Off

The international photonics exhibition Photonics West 2018 is now the largest one in the US and has a lot of visitors. Taking place annually in San Francisco, Photonics West 2018 is the world's largest event for the optoelectronics industry
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2018-02-01

[Photonics West 2018] - 3D Sensing Application Market is in Focus

So far, Photonics West 2018 is the largest-scale photonics exhibition in the United States and its visitors are the most centralized. As an international photonics industry event, Photonics West is annually held in San Francisco. Not a few smart phone manufacturers have been developing 3D sensing embedded devices since Apple launched iPhone X featured with 3D sensing function. Thus, 3D sensing application market and VCSEL product development became the focus of attention in Photonics West 2018.
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2018-02-01

[Photonics West 2018] Bioraytron Grows with Clients, UV-C LED in Air and Water Sterilization Market Develops Rapidly

The international photonics exhibition Photonics West 2018 is now the largest one in the US and has a lot of visitors. Taking place annually in San Francisco, Photonics West 2018 is the world's largest event for the optoelectronics industry. HPL is one of the well-known manufacturers of UV LED and IR LED. It has sufficient experiences in cooperating with chip manufacturers, developing packaging products and designing optical system. By combining the above three main advantages, it develops UV and IR packaging products. The UV products have been applied in the curing market. The irradiance can reach 8W/cm2 at a distance of 10cm. IR LED products have also been shipped to NB and applied in the facial recognition market. At Photonics West 2018, LEDinside had the pleasure to interview HPL’s President Charles Wei for sharing HPL’s current UV-C LED technology and the market development trend.
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2018-01-23

Highlights of Smart Lighting and Niche LED Applications at NEPCON JAPAN 2018

NEPCON JAPAN drew the conclusion on January 19, and the three-day exhibition featured solutions for smart home and intelligent wearables in addition to previously reported automotive electronics and automotive LED components. Other niche LED components and forward-looking LED applications are also eye-catching.
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2018-01-23

NEPCON JAPAN: Heavyweights in Micro LED Have Made Further Advances in Equipment and Processing Technologies

During the trade show, LEDinside visited exhibitions of equipment providers and attended conferences of fabrication process developers to find answers on all areas of Micro LED manufacturing. Below are displays and presentations made by companies that are expected to make crucial contributions to the Micro LED supply chain.
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2018-01-22

Taiwanese Companies at NEPCON JAPAN Reveal Their Products and Strategies for the Japanese LED Market

As one of Asia’s biggest trade shows for electronics design and manufacturing, the annual NEPCON JAPAN has been drawing huge crowds every year. The event gathers technology suppliers, R&D teams, and industrial experts from around the world, creating valuable opportunities for business collaborations and information exchanges. This year’s NEPCON JAPAN was held at Tokyo Big Sight from 17 to 19 January.
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2018-01-22

NEPCON JAPAN 2018: New Solutions for ADAS and Autonomous Driving

The development of technologies, components, theories, and practical experience for autonomous driving will determine when fully autonomous vehicles become mainstream and how we introduce it to our everyday life. In particular, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is one of the key technologies that helps monitor conditions of cars, capture surrounding situations, detect dangers and hazards and send warnings to make drivers stay alert before accidents happen. At NEPCON JAPAN 2018, exhibitors demonstrate their solutions for autonomous driving and ADAS.
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2018-01-19

NEPCON JAPAN 2018: Upscaling for More Advanced Components and Applications

Over years, NEPCON JAPAN has been gaining popularity under the organization of Reed Exhibitions Japan. There are 2,480 exhibitors from 34 countries at 2018’s show, with a 10% increase compared with the number in 2017, according to Yuhi Maezono, Show Director of Reed Exhibitions Japan. “The show will keep upscaling for 2019,” said Maezono.
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2018-01-18

Highlights of NEPCON JAPAN – Expanding Market for Automotive LED Components

With more complicated functions rolling out, future cars are programmed to be safer, more electric, automatic, and digitalized. This year, 1063 Japanese manufacturers and 242 foreign companies participate in NEPCON JAPAN. The number of exhibitors has hit a new high, compared with previous years. At the exhibition, many LED component makers show their ambition to enter the automotive market.
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2018-01-17

NEPCON JAPAN 2018: A Peek into New Trends in the Electronics Industry

NEPCON JAPAN 2018, the largest exposition for electronics manufacturing and R&D technologies in Asia, started today (January 17, 2018) at Tokyo Big Sight. The three-day show has grown larger with approximately 2,600 Japanese and overseas exhibitors presenting their advancements in both the East and West Exhibition Halls this year. The number of attendees is anticipated to hit 127,000. The show is ready to witness Asia’s first large-scale dialogue between tech companies in 2018.  
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2017-11-10

LED Bulb Expert Takes Unusual Path and Relies on Quality to Win "the World"

In recent years, the LED lighting industry reshuffle intensifies as the industry is highly competitive. Therefore, many companies increase the investments in other businesses, or pursue the development of product diversification, or shift to niche markets.
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2017-11-08

WELLMAX Invited to Attend the Premier Competitive Strategy Summit Of China

On November 2nd, the Premier Competitive Strategy Summit of China was successfully held at Shanghai Jiao-Tong University. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) was invited to the Summit. WELLMAX’s CEO Yamin Wang, General Manager Katherine Qian, and VP of Supply Chain Phil Liu attended the event.
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2017-11-06

IoT x Lighting: the Next Big Thing in Global Markets

Combining the Internet of Things (IoT) and lighting is an emerging trend with strong market potential, according to speakers at a seminar held during the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2017.
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2017-11-01

The LED Bulb Expert Keeps Leading The Trend At 2017 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Wang Yamin, WELLMAX’s CEO said: “Buyers from the Europe, Southeast Asia, Middle East, and South America are interested in our premium LED bulbs. We attach great importance to the quality of our products because it not only can affect the reputation of our client’s brand, but also can affect the everyday life of individual consumers. As the LED Bulb Expert, we do every bulb with passion and precision.”
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2017-11-01

HKTDC Event Ponders Future of Outdoor Lighting

A highlight event, the "Future Way of Outdoor Lighting" seminar of the second Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), was held on 26th October 2017. The seminar attracted around 200 key industry players to participate and exchange innovative ideas on cutting-edge outdoor lighting technologies.
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2017-10-31

Close to 69,000 Buyers Visit Twin Lighting Fairs and Eco Expo, Up 7%

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 19th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), the second Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo and the 12th Eco Expo Asia concluded with close to 69,000 buyers from 151 countries and regions visiting the three events.
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2017-10-20

The First Summit of Global Industry Development Trend of Intelligent and New Energy Vehicles

On 18th October, in 309A Meeting Hall in Beijing National Convention Centre, the Summit of Global Industry Development Trend of Intelligent and New Energy Vehicles, held by TrendForce and VehicleTrend, co-organized by Beijing Auto Square, supported by China Council for Promotion of International Trade Machinery Sub-Council, AutoKnow, Global Auto Media and China Electrotechnical Society, finished successfully.
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2017-10-19

WELLMAX Was Crowned the Most Popular Company Of 2017 Canton Fair

Phase one of the 122nd Canton Fair ended on October 19th. As the largest trade fair, more than 25,000 exhibitors attended this major event. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX), as the LED BULB EXPERT, was the most popular company during the 5-day exhibition.
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2017-10-06

New Bioraytron UV-C LED with Upgraded Light Extraction Efficiency Expands DUV Disinfection Market

The 9th BioOpto Japan took place in Tokyo on 4-6th October 2017. Partaking in this event, noted UV/IR LED manufacturer HPLighting showcased its proprietary technologies that represent the company’s three major edges over others: deep knowledge in optical design, advanced technology supporting the development and manufacture, and close collaboration with chip makers. LEDinside interviewed HPLighting general manager Charles Wei at BioOpto Japan 2017 on the company’s progress in UV and IR LED development.
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2017-09-20

Semicon Taiwan 2017: Micro LED Display Expected to Appear in 2018 at the Earliest

At Semicon Taiwan 2017, PlayNitride showcased both single-color and multi-color transparent Micro LED displays for wearable devices and game consoles. With a transparency level up to 50%, those displays, once upsized, can be used on more applications, which possibly leads the market of Micro LED to enlarge. On the other, in response to clients’ needs for fine-pitch LED displays, PlayNitride also gets Mini LED under development. Its Mini LED displays as of now are able to reach P 0.75 (0.75 mm per pixel pitch). The company attempts to develop Micro LED displays of larger sizes and anticipates to roll out its innovations in 2018 at the earliest.
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2017-08-10

Macroblock Pioneers Driver IC Technology for Micro LED, Fine Pitch Display, and Interactive AR Applications Part II

Organized at the Langham, Shenzhen, on 19th July, Macroblock LED Display Conference 2017, gathering makers of displays and LED light sources worldwide, ended on a high note as it always did for the past 12 years. At this high-profile annual event, Macroblock’s chairman Dr. Li Chang Yang stated that display technology has been more widely used for various applications in different ways, such as displays in retail spaces, theaters, restaurants with immersive AR technology, and interactive applications.
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2017-08-03

Macroblock Pioneers Driver IC Technology for Micro LED, Fine Pitch Display, and Interactive AR Applications

Organized at the Langham, Shenzhen, on 19th July, Macroblock LED Display Conference 2017, gathering makers of displays and LED light sources worldwide, ended on a high note as it always did for the past 12 years. At this high-profile annual event, Macroblock’s chairman Dr. Li Chang Yang stated that display technology has been more widely used for various applications in different ways, such as displays in retail spaces, theaters, restaurants with immersive AR technology, and interactive applications. 
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2017-06-21

InfoComm 2017 SONY Steals the Limelight Once Again

InfoComm Orlando 2017 was held at Orange County Convention from June 14-16, 2017. An estimated number of 148 LED display companies participated in the exhibition.
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2017-05-24

Automotive LEDs on the Rise: EVERLIGHT Excellent R&D Capabilities Ensure Industry Leading Position

Faced with ever-growing competitions, global LED manufacturers looking for growth opportunities have turned their focus to niche markets. Automotive LEDs, for instance, are one of the few sizable application markets that are developing rapidly, while prices of related products have remained relatively stable. EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, has also put a special focus to this segment in recent years.
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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