SSL China 2016: Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura Upbeat about Outlook of Micro-LED, Laser Lighting, LiFi Technologies

The 13th China International Forum on Solid State Lighting (SSLCHINA 2016) and 3th International Forum on Wide Bandgap Semiconductors China(IFWS)were held in Beijing International Convention Center from November 15 to 18, 2016. The forums and conferences realized China’s 13th Five- Year Plan by providing strategic highlights of electronic material projects. LEDinside has summarized talks of professionals and experts in each area, including Micro LED, Laser lighting, VCSEL, Li-Fi Communication, smart lighitng and well-being lighting.
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Sogeprom and Lucibel Develop LiFi Enabled LED Light Prototype

Sogeprom, major property developer subsidiary of Société Générale Group and Lucibel, French LED lighting specialist, present a high bandwidth LiFi light prototype, a technology for wireless communication through light with game changing advantages vs WiFi.
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San’an Opto Signs LiFi Partnership Agreement with Military-affiliated Chinese Research Institute

To protect investors rights, San’an Opto suspended trade on the Chinese bourse on July 8, 2015, due to the uncertain outcome of an important company decision that potentially could have impacted its stock performance. The company explained the trade suspension was to ensure all information was transparent, open and fair.
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Oregon State University Unveils LED-based LiFi System

Researchers at Oregon State University have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information.
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Fujitsu Laboratories Successfully Develops LED Lighting Technology that Shines Data on Objects

Fujitsu Laboratories announced the development of a technology that can embed ID data in light cast by LEDs or other light sources onto objects, and also recover this ID data from objects that have been lit in this way.
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Philips Finds Potential Li-Fi Applications in New Museum Survey

Landmark pilot for connected lighting mobile apps in Dutch museum could provide template for museums, hospitals and supermarkets of the future
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Plunging LED Prices Signal Start of Chinese LED Industry Restructure

The Chinese LED industry restructure is only starting as product prices fall dramatically, a Nandu.com report cited Elec-Tech International (ETI) Chairman Donglei Wang saying at the recent 2014 Guangzhou International Lighting Show.
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Acuity Brands Connects LiFi Technology with Retail

Acuity Brands, Inc. demonstrates lighting technology that empowers retailers to enhance customers’ experiences through their mobile devices and increase in-store sales. With more than 60 percent of mobile shoppers using smartphones while in-store, and 85 percent of consumers using retailers’ native apps or websites during shopping trips1 – retailers have a significant opportunity to engage consumers on smartphones. 
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Microsoft Research Proposes BSFK LED Positioning System

As LED becomes increasingly widespread, Microsoft Research has also caught on with LiFi technology developments with proposed LED positioning system, Epsilon. The company’s Asia research division recently published a paper explaining the concept behind the positioning system.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.