2024-04-08

Seoul Semiconductor Proves Crisis-Resilient, Performing Better in Revenue Growth Than the Other Top 5

2023 Global LED Lighting Market Analysis” released by TrendForce in March 2024 SEOUL, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ:046890), a global optical semiconductor company, ranked third in the category of visible light for the second consecutive year and first in the category of UV LED for the fifth consecutive year in the 2023 global rankings released by market research firm TrendForce. This is significant in that Seoul Semiconductor is the only one among the top 5 companies that has achieved organic growth relying solely on its best-in-indust...
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2024-03-28

Seoul Semiconductor Supplies WICOP to Front Headlamps of 2024 Genesis GV80, Leading Trend of Headlamps

SEOUL, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:046890), the world best-in-class technology in opto-semiconductors, is supplying and mass-producing “WICOP,” the world’s first high-power LEDs without wire, for the headlamps of Genesis GV80, a luxury SUV model by Hyundai Motor Group, which is one of the world’s top three automobile companies. The technology applies to all functions of the high-light, sophisticated headlamps introduced by GV80. Seoul Semiconductor applied its new technology of Ultra-High Luminance &l...
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2024-03-05

Seoul Semiconductor Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Amazon in the European Unified Patent Court

SEOUL, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“SSC”), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, has announced that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the European Unified Patent Court against Amazon (Amazon Services Europe), the world's largest distribution company, seeking an injunction against the sale of infringing products. SSC and its affiliates have obtained 15 permanent injunctions for patent infringement against various manufacturers and distributors in the past five years from the U.S., Germany, France, ...
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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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2023-10-16

GE Licensing, Current Lighting, Savant and Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Enter into Patent License Agreement

SEOUL, South Korea--GE Licensing (“GEL”), Current Lighting Solutions, LLC (“Current”), Savant Systems Inc. and Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“SSC”) today announced that they have entered into a patent license whereby SSC acquired a license to a PFS (also known as KSF) patent portfolio for all application fields widely licensed by the LED industry. Thanks to this collaborative agreement, Seoul Semiconductor has emerged as the unique beneficiary of GEL's PFS patent portfolio for all applications, suc...
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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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2023-09-23

Nitek: End of the Road for Copycats

SEOUL, South Korea--Nitek, Inc. (“Nitek”), a pioneering American company in UV LEDs, has announced that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Photon Wave Co., Ltd. (“Photon Wave”), a Korean UV LED manufacturer in the Eastern District of Texas. In the complaint, Nitek asserts that LED products of ams OSRAM, a German LED company, use Photon Wave’s infringing LEDs. Nitek also contends that Photon Wave has failed to cease selling infringing products, even after getting continuous warning notices of ...
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2023-05-24

Seoul Semiconductor Unveils 2nd-generation LED Technology for Future Displays at Display Week 2023

ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:046890), a global optical semiconductor company, will participate in the Society for Information Display (SID)’s Display Week 2023, scheduled for May 23 to 25, to unveil its second-generation LED technologies for future displays, including WICOP-Pixel-based microLED displays and Low Blue Light (LBL) displays that help maintain the health of users' eyes. MicroLED displays based on WICOP Pixel, the world's first RGB one-chip technology During this exhibiti...
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2023-05-19

Seoul Semiconductor Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Various LED Products for Patent Infringement in Europe

ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced on May 16 that the Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf, Germany, issued a final judgement confirming a permanent injunction for infringement of Seoul’s patent against multiple LED companies' LEDs. The permanent injunction judgement extends to LED products from Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., which were distributed globally through Mouser Electronics Inc., as well as LED products from L...
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2022-11-14

【Exclusive Interview】Seoul Semiconductor’s Automotive Lighting Product Strategies in 2023

According to TrendForce’s latest report ,“2022 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis”, despite the fact that automotive market demand fell due to the Russian-Ukraine conflicts and the Pandemic in China, automotive LED market demand in 2022 increases with the raise in market share of LED headlight and the development of advanced technologies including intelligent headlight, logo lamp, intelligent ambient lamp, Mini LED / HDR automotive display. Looking ahead, automotive lighting products tend to be characterized by pe...
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2022-11-04

Seoul Semiconductor Obtains Preliminary Injunction for High-Power LEDs in Europe

ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced another victory in a patent infringement lawsuit against a global electronic components distributor of high-power LEDs in Germany. This continues Seoul’s record of successes in patent litigation.   In October 2022, the Düsseldorf Court issued a preliminary injunction for infringement of Seoul’s patent against various LEDs manufactured by Luminus D...
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2022-10-04

Seoul Semiconductor Participates in the World’s Biggest Lighting Expo Held in Germany to Showcase its High-Efficiency & Performance LED Lighting Systems

[Photo] Seoul Semiconductor’s Booth for ‘Light + Building 2022’ (Photo: Business Wire) ANSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 046890), a globally recognized optical semiconductor manufacturer, takes part in ‘Light + Building 2022’ held in Frankfurt, Germany, from October 2 to 6, 2022 to unveil its high-efficiency and high-performance LED lighting solutions. This lighting festival is one of the world’s largest lighting expos attended by more than 200,000 visitors from 55...
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2022-09-23

CORRECTING and REPLACING SunLike Lighting, With Proven Effectiveness of Myopia Improvement, to Light up a Major English-Speaking Kindergarten in Korea

ANSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release dated August 29, 2022, with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.   A classroom of Gaepo Appletree Academy where SunLike lighting is installed (Photo: Business Wire)   The updated release reads:   SUNLIKE LIGHTING, WITH PROVEN EFFECTIVENESS OF MYOPIA IMPROVEMENT, TO LIGHT UP A MAJOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING KINDERGARTEN IN KOREA   YBM Gaepo...
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2022-09-16

Seoul Semiconductor Applies Violeds Disinfection Technology to Luxury Sedan Genesis G90

Applies violeds technology developed by Seoul Viosys, the world’s number one UV LED company ㆍ Removes up to 99.9% of harmful germs (E.coli, staphylococcus aureus, and pneumococci) within 10 minutes with UVC ㆍ Seoul Viosys offers optimized disinfection solutions, operating its own auto lab. ANSAN, South Korea -- UV-C disinfection technology solution, Violeds, developed by Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a globally recognized optical semiconductor manufacturer, is installed in the console boxes of Genesis, a global luxury vehic...
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2022-08-22

Seoul Semiconductor Obtains Permanent Injunctions and Order for Recall against Cell-Phone Products in Europe

ANSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it has obtained a permanent injunction in patent litigation against Conrad Electronic (“Conrad”), a large European retailer, for infringement of an LED patent in Germany. In July 2022, the German District Court of Manheim issued a permanent injunction against certain cell phones and a recall of those products in the patent litigation against Conrad. The accused products ...
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2022-06-02

Eco-Center Supplied With Seoul Semiconductor's SunLike Lighting Wins iF Design Award’s Main Award

iF 2022 Design Award Winner biOrb EARTH Vivarium (Graphic: Business Wire)   ANSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced that an eco-center supplied with SunLike Lighting, a natural light lighting technology, won the main prize in the product category of the International Forum (iF) Design Award 2022. “We are very pleased that OASE Vivarium, which is supplied with SunLike lighting, won the award for its technology and differ...
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2022-04-06

Seoul Semiconductor Relocates Headquarters of Automobile Division to Germany… Participates in ISAL 2022 Exhibition in Germany

ㆍAttends the 14th ISAL (International Symposium on Automotive Lighting) held in Darmstadt, Germany ㆍBoasts world's only LED and LD technology for vehicles using all wavelengths of light from ultraviolet to infrared ㆍExpects to focus on sales in Europe and North America by relocating the headquarters of the automobile division to Germany ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, will participate in ISAL (International Symposium on Automotive Lighting) held in Darmstadt, ...
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2022-01-18

Seoul Semiconductor Proves the Effect of SunLike Lighting on Myopia Improvement

ㆍSeoul Semiconductor announced the result of an experiment on the correlation between lighting and myopia, which was conducted along with the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI). ㆍThe result was published in bioRxiv, an online journal specializing in life science ㆍSeoul Semiconductor presents a SunLike desk lamp and a child’s room lighting as a prize for “Instagram Event for the New Semester” ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on the 17th th...
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2022-01-12

Seoul Semiconductor Achieved 1.3 Trillion Won, Up 12% Despite Raw Material Difficulties

  Provisional sales recorded KRW 313 billion in the 4Q, achieving 12.8% growth of annual sales in ‘21 compared to the previous year Sales growth expected in ‘22 based on the differentiated technologies that were unveiled for the first time at CES 2022   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on the 7th that it recorded 313 billion won in provisional sales on a consolidated basis for the 4Q 2021. Annual sales in 2021...
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2021-12-24

CES 2022: Seoul Semiconductor to Exhibit All Light Sources Including MICRO DISPLAY Required for Autonomous Driving of Future Vehicle

˙ WICOP mc, the future display for V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication during autonomous driving ˙ Mass production of Violeds for vehicle from January 2022, a solution that dramatically reduces the probability of infection caused by viruses floating in the air or interior surfaces of the vehicle ˙ WICOP ADB, headlamps solution to improve the visibility of oncoming vehicles or pedestrians while driving ANSAN, South Korea-- At CES 2022, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, will de...
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2021-11-15

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected by Product Innovation Brand biOrb

biOrb EARTH is a fully automatic Vivarium that includes the latest SunLike LED technology from Seoul Semiconductor (Photo: Business Wire)   MUNICH, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED technology, announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, which implement light that closely matches the spectrum of sunlight, has been adopted by biOrb for its innovative new Vivariums.   “The light closest to the sun for human well-being&rdq...
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2021-11-10

Seoul Semi’s Net Profit Grew 95% in 3Q; Sales of KRW340.3 B ($288M)

In the third quarter, record sales of KRW 340.3 billion, net income increased by 54% QoQ, and cumulative growth rate of 145% achieved Sales guidance of 310 ~ 330 billion won presented for the fourth quarter, and annual sales · expected to grow by 13% to exceed 1.3 trillion won ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global compound semiconductor provider, recorded sales (consolidated) of KRW 340.3 billion, operating profit of KRW 24 billion, and net profit of KRW 28....
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2021-11-03

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected by European Premium Lighting Brand LEDVANCE

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that SunLike natural spectrum LED to produce light that closely matches the spectrum of natural sunlight has been applied to the 19 models of the premium product line Sun@Home of LEDVANCE, a global lighting brand in Europe.   Sun@Home is a premium lighting product line for homes and offices. With the SunLike natural spectrum LED technology, it has an optimal smart sol...
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2021-11-02

In a Clinical Trial, Daytime Exposure to Short-Wavelength Enriched Light with Daylight-like Spectrum Improves Learning and Memory Function

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that following Seoul National University in Korea and Basel University in Europe, a research team found that exposure to short-wavelength enriched light with daylight-like spectrum improves key components of learning such as working memory, cognitive processing speed, and testing accuracy. The clinical trial began in 2019, conducted by the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women&rs...
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2021-10-15

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected for Global Lighting Brand LEDVANCE’s Sun@Home Family Products for Human Centric Lighting

LEDVANCE Sun@Home family designed with SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs (Graphic: Business Wire)   MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED technology, announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, which implement light that closely matches the spectrum of sunlight, has been adopted by Global lighting brand LEDVANCE for its new family of products Sun@Home. “The light closest to the sun for human well-being&rdq...
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2021-10-14

Seoul Semiconductor Files Filament LED Patent Lawsuit against Feit Electric’s Distributor for Infringement of 16 LED Patents

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.Seoul Semiconductor’s 16 patented Technologies   “While global companies emphasize corporate responsibility, such as ESG, many companies still manufacture and sell products that may infringe intellectual properties in order to gain short-term profits,” said Myeong-Ki Hong, CEO of Seoul. “We are concerned that young innovators and small businesses are the ones who are harmed,” he added.   About Seoul Semiconductor   www.seoulsemicon.com/en...
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2021-09-14

Seoul Semiconductor to Launch WICOP TE for Headlamps with Thermal Management Effect for Electric Vehicles

Ÿ   WICOP TE with weight reduction of headlamp for electric vehicles and outstanding improvement of heat dissipation performance Ÿ   Seoul Semiconductor will introduce WICOP TE at DVN Workshop slated for September 21st in the US   ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it launches WICOP TE (Top Electrode) significantly improving thermal efficiency of headlamps for vehicles. WICOP LED had been applied...
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2021-09-07

Seoul Semiconductor Seeks Greater Market Share in Global High-Power LED Market Valued at USD 2 Billion with Innovative WICOP LED Technology

ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it has introduced high-power LED package ‘Z5M4’ with WICOP technology, one of the second-generation technologies in the LED industry. Z5M4 is 10% brighter than the conventional products and is easy to replace the existing high-power products. Accordingly, Seoul Semiconductor seeks to expand its market share in the USD 2 billion worth of global high-power LED market for street lighting, bay-lighting...
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2021-09-01

Seoul Semiconductor Expands its Business through SunLike Natural Sunlight Spectrum LED Technology Patents and Business Rights Transfer

Circadian Rhythm (24-hour cycle) identified by the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Acquired all SunLike technology for natural light source jointly developed with Toshiba Materials in Japan: To expand investment and business Experimental results that SunLike has possibility of helping prevent myopia and improving memory will be announced ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it expects to expand its business of SunLike ...
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2021-08-06

Seoul Semiconductor Reports Second Quarter Operating Profit Up 70% on Year

Reported KRW 336.8 billion revenue for the second quarter 2021, all-time historical high quarterly revenue and second quarter operating profit recorded KRW 23.4 billion, up 70% on year First half net profit was KRW 43.9 billion, higher than 2020 full year net profit of KRW 29.0 billion Active Capex investments to meet strong upcoming demands and Seoul Semiconductor expects 3% to 9% YoY growth for the third quarter 2021 while YTD revenue is expected to reach over KRW 1 trillion in September   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconduct...
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Violumas is proud to announce the addition of new VC3X3 COB Module configurations to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. The M3X3L9 module sets are available in UVB and UVC wavelengths (265nm, 275nm, 295nm, 310nm) and are comprise... READ MORE

Tokushima, Japan - 6 March 2024: Nichia, the world's largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has started mass production of the new UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs in its popular 434 Series packa... READ MORE