2010-03-17

Seoul Semiconductor LEDs illuminate tourist destination in Spain

LEDs for street lights in Valencia Community of Spain will be lit all over the Community through additional supply within a year Streets will be brighter, tourists safer, and electrical bills lesser in this Mediterranean resort region, thanks to 1,000 new energy-efficient and cost-effective streetlights using Seoul Semiconductor LEDs.
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2010-03-09

Digi-Key Corporation and Seoul Semiconductor Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and LED innovator/manufacturer Seoul Semiconductor have entered into a global distribution agreement. The agreement includes distribution through Digi-Key of the full range of Seoul Semiconductor’s products, from the smallest DC LED to the innovative and world’s first AC LED, Acriche™.
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2010-02-02

SSC to introduce groundbreaking 100 lm/W LED source during 1Q 2010

Acriche Branded Bulb Delivers 25% Greater Efficiency The company has made an investment of about 20 million dollars in the United States so far and plans to expand the investment in the future 
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2009-12-16

Seoul Semiconductor's LED applies to the 'Oasis of the Sea' which is the biggest cruise in the world

Seoul Semiconductor, a world leading LED manufacturer, has announced that its LED products were selected for the external balcony lights of 'Oasis of the Seas' , the world's largest and most innovative cruise liner, which made its inaugural voyage on 5 December 2009.
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2009-11-26

Seoul Semiconductor and Seoul Optodevice Raise 248 Million Dollars in Capital

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., the world’s No. 4 LED manufacturer, and its affiliate company, Seoul Optodevice Co., Ltd. announced today to raise $248 million in capital. Seoul Semiconductor issued 6.9 million shares at 33.565 dollars per share for a total of $232 million dollars and Seoul Optodevice issued 2.7 million shares at 5.870 dollars per share for a total of $16 million dollars.
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2009-11-20

Demand Heating up for LED Lighting in China

Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia announced that the company and Seoul Semiconductor are organizing a series of seminars in November and December to help Chinese firms participate successfully in the potentially huge LED market.
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2009-11-20

Seoul Semiconductor Wins the 2009 EDN Innovation Award

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. has announced that on November 18th the LCW100Z1 LED for ultra-small lighting fixtures won the award in “Power Device and Module” section selected by EDN, a highly circulated electronics magazine. The award-winning LCW100Z1 is highly recognized for its marketability, economic value, and efficiency.
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2009-11-10

Seoul Semiconductor, NGL Supply Make 1000 Free Light Bulbs Available Through the World Usability Day Project Website

The World Usability Day (WUD) project will make 1,000 LED spot/bulbs available for free via their website www.worldusabilityday.org. "Assume the following math: 1,000 bulbs can replace all of the light bulbs in 20 medium-sized houses," said Brian Sullivan, the usability principal at the Sabre Human Factors Center in San Francisco, CA, and co-chair of World Usability Day. "The LED bulbs are easily three times more efficient than standard bulbs. So that is the equivalent of lighting 100 houses," said Brian Sullivan, co-chair of World Usability Day.
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2009-11-03

Temasek to Invest $242 mln in Seoul Semiconductor and Its Affiliate

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings Private Limited will spend 284.7 billion won ($242 million) to acquire a 12 percent stake in S. Korean’s Seoul Semiconductor and a 9 percent stake in affiliate Seoul Optodevice, according to an article on Reuters.
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2009-09-30

Seoul Semiconductor’s LED used for lighting products of Havells Sylvania

Seoul Semiconductor has recently announced that Havells Sylvania, one of Europe’s largest lighting companies, released Concord Stadium spotlight range using Seoul Semiconductor’s Z-Power LED P4 series products.
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2009-09-18

Public Bike Rental Stations in Paris Use Seoul Semiconductor’s LED

Seoul Semiconductor announced that units of its Z-Power LED P5-II series were applied to display visual information for public bike racks of Vélib, a public bicycle rental program in Paris.
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2009-08-27

Seoul Semiconductor’s Acriche Family Exceeds DC LED Efficiency

Seoul Semiconductor held a press conference in Korea, the US and China yesterday (August 26th) to introduce its  Acriche A4, a new LED product with luminous efficiency up to 75lm/W.
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2009-07-15

Seoul Semiconductor Expands Sales of High-efficiency Bulb (GU10) Using Acriche

Elgo, one of Europe’s lighting companies, shows good sales activity of bulbs using Acriche. In addition, Acriche is used in solid state lighting products manufactured by Molex, a global leading electronics manufacturer. Products from Molex will be available in the third quarter of this year. Seoul Semiconductor is expected to make serious inroads into the GU10 market which consists of about 300 million bulbs per year and is worth approximately 1.2 billion dollars.
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2009-06-30

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009: South Korean Wave

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009: South Korean Wave Seoul Semiconductor In addition to high-power LEDs, Seoul Semiconductor introduced its new AC LED-related products at the exhibition.
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2009-06-24

Seoul Semiconductor’s Acriche Used in the National Palace Museum of Korea

Ancient works of art and documents of the Joseon Dynasty are kept safe Acriche lighting fixtures without emission of ultraviolet and infrared rays
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2009-05-13

Tougher Competition in Global LED Market, Korean and Taiwanese Companies Threaten Top LED Vendors

The top three global LED vendors, Nichia, Osram and Lumileds/Philips, are threatened by the fast growing Korean and Taiwanese companies, as competition in the global LED market becomes tougher, according to a market research firm.
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2009-05-13

Seoul Semiconductor Launches New 120lm/W SMD Type LED

Seoul Semiconductor announced on May 12 the launch of its 120lm/W high-efficiency, SMD type LED for general lighting. The LCW100Z1 delivers over 120lm/W with an enhanced primary optic including enhanced heat transfer and the metal substrate, according to the company, while the pricing of the LCW100Z1 is comparable to similar-sized Chip LED’s that can tolerate only half of the current.
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2009-04-15

Seoul Semiconductor Signs UV LED Patent License for Portable Forgery Detector

Seoul Semiconductor, a leading LED maker of Korean, has signed an agreement to license its UV patent for a portable fluorescent forgery detector. Portable fluorescent forgery detectors are mainly applied in identification of forgeries of bank notes, securities, passports, gift coupons, and ID cards by commercial banks, financial companies and small businesses that mainly transact securities. As counterfeit money raise concerns around the world, demand of the product is expected to grow substantially.
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2009-03-25

Seoul Semiconductor to supply LEDs for LED Farming Demonstration Project in Japan

Seoul Semiconductor Co. will be a supplier of 300 thousand pieces of LED for “LED Farming Demonstration Project” which is organized by Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry of Japan with the purpose to demonstrate the application of LED in farming lighting.
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2009-02-16

Seoul Semiconductor’s AC-driven Acriche has decorated Business Center in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Seoul Semiconductor has announced to replace outdoor lightings of a Senator business center with exclusive solid state light, Acriche. The project has been completed by a Russian lighting expert company Vitrulux Oy.
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2008-11-25

Seoul Semiconductor Releases Ultra-Slim LED — Z-power 'Z1' series

Korea LED maker Seoul Semiconductor announced it released a 1.4W ultra-slim Z-power LED series 'Z1'; Warm White (part #: NZ10150) and Pure White (part #: WZ10150). The high performance Z-power LED 'Z1' is only 1.2 mm of thickness, but maximum lumens reach 120.
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2008-11-18

Seoul Semiconductor signs LED cross-license agreement with TOE

Recently, Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd enters into a cross license agreement concerning white LEDs using silicate system phosphors with TridonicAtco Optoelectronics GmbH (TOE) and its patent partners. Based on this cross license agreement, Seoul enhances its flexibility to manufacture various kinds of LEDs besides its own white LEDs.
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2008-11-13

Z-Powers LED from Seoul Semiconductor proclaimed the world's brightest

Recently, Seoul Semiconductor releases the ultra bright Z-Power P7 LED Series, and claims to deliver the world’s highest brightness of 900 lumens at 10 W to replace the conventional bulbs.
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2008-10-03

SemiLEDs successfully defends her customers in Korean litigation case

On October 1, 2008, Korea Intellectual Property Tribunal ("KIPT") ruled that a patent, related to LED element, (Patent # KP 491482, hereinafter "'482 patent") owned by Nichia Corporation ("Nichia) is invalid based on lack of inventiveness.
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2008-08-06

Industry Interview with the Liquidleds Lighting Corp(Demo Vedio Clip)

LEDinside recently conducted an in-depth interview with Liquidleds Lighting Corp (Liquidleds) CEO, Mr. Kun-Yuan Chiang (Chiang), in relation to the industry of LED.
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2008-07-25

New Top View LEDs have high CRI, efficacy and reliability

It's reported Seoul Semiconductor has recommended a new Top-View LEDs with high CRI, high efficacy and high reliability. Generally, the Warm White part (CAWT722-S) has a CRI of 96 and achieves 68 lm/W, while the Pure White (CWT722-S) has a CRI of 92 and produces 70 lm/W. moreover, it is important to note that these figures are for a drive current of 60 mA and a power consumption of 0.192 W. The light output of the pure white and warm white devices is only 13.9 and 13.1. lm, respectively.
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2008-07-18

Nichia files lawsuit against Acriche LED from Seoul Semiconductor in Germany

Recently, Japanese LED maker Nichia Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany against its Korean rival, Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. The lawsuit claims that Seoul's Acriche series white LED product infringes the Nichia patent EP(DE)622858. Seoul's German subsidiary, Seoul Semiconductor Europe GmbH, and its German distributor, Conrad Electronic SE, are also listed in the lawsuit, which seeks injunctive relief and compensation for damages.
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