2020-08-20

Nitride Semiconductors Continues Enforcement against Infringement of Its UV LED Patent

Nitride Semiconductors announced that it has filed an amended complaint against Digi-key in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV LED patent. (Image: Pixabay) According to the amended complaint, Nitride Semiconductor claimed that UV LED products being supplied by various LED companies including Lite-On Semiconductor, Luminus Devices, and Vishay Intertechnology are infringing Nitride’s UV LED patent. To protect its UV LED patented technology, Nitride initiated its paten...
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2020-01-30

Japan’s Nitride Semiconductor Wins UV LED Patent Lawsuits against RayVio

On January 27, Nitride Semiconductor announced that it won a patent infringement lawsuit against RayVio Corporation, a California UV-LED company. On January 13, The California Northern District federal court issued a judgment in favor of Nitride, declaring that RayVio has infringed Nitride's patent and that the asserted claims of Nitride's patent are not invalid. A one month ago, U.S. Patent Office has also confirmed the validity on the key claims of Nitride's patent in its final judgments of the Inter Parte Review case filed by RayVio. ...
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2019-04-15

RayVio Release UVB LEDs to Support Phototherapy Treatment

RayVio, a UV LED solution provider for health and hygiene applications, announced its new 308 nm XR UVB LEDs to support the development of phototherapy treatments for skin diseases. According to RayVio, the new XR UV LED is the key to improved treatment options for Psoriasis and Vitiligo with small and low cost treatment devices. The product is available directly from Digi-Key as an emitter or pre-mounted on a star board for easy development and product integration. RayVio's new LEDs deliver 13 mW at 100 mA and are rated for up to 10,000 hours of c...
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2018-01-11

2017 Review: UV LED Stories Worldwide

LEDinside gathers a series of UV LED events and technology advancements in 2017.
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2017-09-25

Nitride Filed Patent Infringement Lawsuit Relating to UV-LED against Digi-Key

On September 22, 2017 (CDT), Nitride Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”) filed a patent infringement lawsuit with the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota against Digi-Key Corporation d/b/a Digi-Key Electronics (“Digi-Key”), which sells UV-LED products on the internet that are manufactured by RayVio Corporation, a CA based UV-LED manufacturer (“RayVio”). 
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2017-09-20

293 nm UVB LED More Efficient in Geneating Vitamin D3 than Sunlight, Found Boston University

Research published today in Scientific Reports shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in skin samples. Tyler Kalajian and his research team, led by Dr. Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D., and supported by Boston University School of Medicine and a Boston University Ignition Award, found that skin samples exposed to RayVio's UV LED for just 0.52 minutes produced more than twice as much vitamin D3 as samples exposed to 32.5 minutes of sunlight.
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2017-08-23

RayVio UV LED Technology Available Worldwide from Digi-Key

RayVio's portfolio of UVB and UVC LEDs are available for immediate shipment globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as the result of a new distribution agreement.
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2017-01-06

RayVio Unveils 60mW UV LED for Disinfection and Sterilization Solutions

RayVio, an advanced health and hygiene company, is delivering the industry's first 60mW UV LED in volume. The breakthrough performance from the company's XP Series is making the use of ultraviolet LEDs for critical medical and public health solutions a reality.
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2016-11-16

RayVio Launches Mid-Power UV LEDs for New Health and Hygiene Solutions

RayVio, an advanced health and hygiene company, today announced that it has launched its XE Series of medium-power ultraviolet (UV) LEDs that are rated to 6 milliwatts (mW) of output from an ultra-compact 3535 package. With spectral output of both 280 and 310 nanometers, RayVio’s XE Series enables high volume consumer UV disinfection and phototherapy solutions.
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2016-07-07

RayVio Deep UV LEDs Deliver Strong Disinfection Performance in Test

RayVio, an advanced health and hygiene company, today announced study results from efficacy testing of its deep ultraviolet (UV) LED solution for disinfection. The study shows that RayVio’s deep UV LEDs can eliminate bacteria found in hospitals and homes more quickly and to a higher degree than today’s most common disinfection products, aiding in the fight against hospital acquired infections (HAI).
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2016-05-27

RayVio Eyes Disinfection Sector with Strong UVC LED Product Portfolio

Earlier this week, UV LED specialist RayVio’s CEO Robert Walker spoke to LEDinside about the company’s outlook for the UVC LED sector, and their current market strategy.
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2016-05-19

RayVio Adds Portable UV LEDs for Water and Environments Disinfection

RayVio Corp., an advanced health and hygiene company, today announced that it has launched a new series of ultraviolet (UV) LEDs with the highest power output available from a small surface mount device (SMD) footprint. RayVio’s leading technology enables the UV disinfection of water and environments by fostering a new generation of powerful and portable health and hygiene devices.
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2016-05-18

UVC LED Vendor RayVio Receives $ 26M Investment from Chinese Investors

RayVio, an advanced UVC LED vendor, announced that it has closed new funding rounds of in total $26 million led by IPV Capital and Tsing Capital. RayVio will use the new funding to scale production to meet global consumer demand for protection against germs in water and environments. RayVio’s powerful Ultraviolet (UV) LED technology enables compelling new health and hygiene products, such as point-of-use water disinfection, and creates new markets and revenue streams for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners around the world.
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2015-03-17

Applied Ventures Broadens Portfolio With RayVio UV LED Investment

Applied Ventures, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials and a leading corporate venture firm, announced today that it has participated in a Series B financing round for RayVio Corporation, an advanced UV LED solutions company developing proprietary semiconductor-based technology for manufacturing solid state ultraviolet (SSUV) LED products and applications. RayVio's patented technology is intended to enable large-scale adoption of UV LEDs for the industrial, digital health and consumer sectors, with a variety of applications to benefit society.
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2015-03-11

RayVio Closes $9.3 Million Series B to Enable Mass Adoption of UV LED Solutions

RayVio today announced that it has emerged from stealth mode and raised US $9.3 million in Series B funding, with new investors including Applied Ventures, Augment Ventures, New Ground Ventures and Tolero Ventures. Existing investors DCM Ventures and Capricorn Investment Group also contributed to the round. The capital will be used to accelerate RayVio's go-to-market strategy, grow its team, and enable mass adoption of UV LED solutions in the industrial, commercial and consumer sectors.
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE