2011-01-28

Vizio Made a Deal with LG on Patent Infringement Dispute

Vizio, the U.S.-based sales arm for Taiwan Amtran Technology has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with LG to reconcile over a years-long patent infringement dispute. Under the agreement, the two companies will settle all lawsuits they have filed in the U.S. and help to invalidate orders already made by International Trade Commission. According to market observers, it’s over 50% of Visio’s flat TVs sold in the U.S. are built with LGE`s display panels now that caused they signed this agreement. What’s more, Amtran has also secured a ...
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2011-01-28

Entegris Shows Ultrapak 100 mm Thin Wafer Shipper at SEMICON Korea 2011

Lately, Entegris has introduced Ultrapak 100 mm thin wafer shipper which can reduce damage and contamination to better protect thin substrates used in LED manufacturing and other applications. It’s said that the new product is being showing at the Company's booth at the SEMICON Korea 2011 tradeshow being held in Seoul, Korea on January 26, 2011.  ...
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2011-01-25

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Made a Double Harvest in 2010

According to Samsung Electro-Mechanics, driven by increased demand for memory-chip components and LED parts, its earnings almost doubled in 2010. Learning from the company said in a regulatory filing, its net profit surged 95 percent last year from a year earlier to reach 555 billion won (US$497 million).Sales grew 26 percent on-year to 6.97 trillion won, and operating income also rose 61 percent to 778 billion won....
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2011-01-21

GT Solar's First Commercial Sale of Sapphire Crystallization Furnaces in Korea

Reportedly, South Korea-based OCI Co. Ltd. has injected $33 million to order sapphire crystallization furnaces from GT Solar, marking OCI's entrance into the LED industry and GT Solar's first commercial sale of its sapphire crystallization furnaces in Korea. According to Tom Guiterrez, GT Solar's president and CEO, it’s the third order for their sapphire crystallization furnaces in the last two months from leading PV manufacturers that are entering the LED market. They worked closely with OCI several years ago when they launched the...
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2011-01-12

Samsung Electronics Showcased New Edge-type LED-backlit LCD Panel at CES Press Conference

Lately, Samsung Electronics has showcased a new model of its edge-type LED-backlit LCD panel at CES Unveiled, a press conference prior to the 2011 International CES. According to a Samsung staffer, different with the case where LED backlight units are set on all the four sides ,they placed backlight units on the right and left sides of the panel so that the power consumption of the panel can be reduced.  
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2011-01-06

Samsung Electronics Showed off A Series of LED TVs at 2011 International CES

Samsung Electronics has showed off more than 40 new LED models with screen sizes from 19-inches to 65-inches at the International Consumer Electronics Show. The new TVs offer dramatically enhanced picture quality in 2D, 3D, HD and streaming content, as well as richer connected entertainment options delivered through one of the most comprehensive offering of apps and connected devices. In addition, Samsung will also expand the number of 3D TV models available in 2011.
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2010-12-28

LG to Showcase World's Largest 72-inch Full LED 3D TV at CES 2011

It’s announced that LG will unveil the world's largest 72-inch full LED 3D TV at Consumer Electronics Show 2010 starting January 6. This full LED 3D TV boasts of Smart TV feature that pulls premium content like video on demand and App Store. It also features True motion 480Hz technology that promises almost no jarring images while watching fast action videos on the screen. It suits for watching 3D and 2D multimedia content.
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2010-12-16

LG Innotek Cooperated with Zumtobel on LED Lighting Field

LG Innotek, a subsidiary of Korea’s LG Group, has developed a partnership with lighting firm Zumtobel Group of Dornbirn, Austria to transfer high-volume business in LED backlights for LCD screens to the field of professional lighting.
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2010-12-15

LG Rolled out New New NanoLED HDTVs

LG has rolled out two new lines of HDTVs , called the LW9500 and LW7700 Nano Full LED TV series that use its new Nano Lighting Technology which refers to LG's new method of using LEDs in HDTVs, as well as a new sound bar with six speaker drivers and a separate wireless subwoofer.   LG's Nano LED TVs embed the LEDs behind the LCD panel in a thin film that disperses the light across the set.
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2010-12-13

LG Launches Its Slimmest LED Monitor

LG has launched its new E90 monitor at just 7.2 mm in depth, the company's slimmest LED monitor so far. The E90 has a response time of just 2 milliseconds, which can remains clear and bright even during fast-moving action sequences. In addition, in accordance with its ultra slim design, the LG E90 places the power supply and the socket connecting the monitor with the PC on the back of the stand, an innovation called EZ-cabling.
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2010-12-13

LG Showcased the World’s Biggest 3D Full LED TV

LG has shown off the 72-inch LZ9700 LED TV, which is considered as the world’s biggest 3D full LED TV. It measures in at 59 inches wide and 40 inches tall. with LG's smart technologies, it allow users to access information online by using the contents cube feature.   Additionally, users can access YouTube and Google's Picasa and get further connectivity with a smart Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) function.
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2010-12-10

LG’s LED Products Received Several Official Certifications

Recently, LG’s LED lighting and Plasma Lighting System (PLS) products has received official certifications from European, Chinese, Japanese and Korean governments for energy efficiency, quality, safety and eco-friendliness. Based on these certifications, LG will kick off a global roll-out of its newest green business initiative as a total lighting solution provider.
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2010-12-06

LED light farming In Korea

According to an interview from South Korea, bell pepper farmers are using LED lights used as a substitute for sunlight to grow the plant. One famer in the interview pointed that they are desperately lacking sunlight because of the recent climate change. So they installed LED lights as a substitute.   For the past eight months this farm has been experimenting with using LED lights to grow bell peppers.
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2010-12-03

South Korea to Invest Brunei Darussalam on Smart Grid and LED Technology

South Korea is seeking the investment opportunities with Brunei Darussalam on the fields of Smart Grid and LED technology. A South Korean investment mission led by the Asean-Korea Centre and comprising 16 Korean company representatives and related experts have presented a meeting with the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB). According to the Director of ASEAN-Korea Centre, Mr Cho Jae-Hyun, as a part of their investment promotion programmes, their Asean-Korea Centre regularly dispatches investment missions to Asean countries.
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2010-12-01

QD Vision Teams up with LG Display to Develop New QLED-based Displays

QD Vision has signed an agreement with LG Display to jointly develop highly-efficient, high-performance active matrix displays based on electroluminescent quantum dot LED (QLED) nanotechnology.
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2010-11-23

Seoul Semiconductor in Conjunction with Vertex for LED Technology Development

Seoul Semiconductor Corporation has signed an agreement with Singapore-based Vertex Venture Management to join force to seek and invest in companies with advanced capabilities in the areas of LED technology development, expecting to create synergy effects from effective investments and asset management.
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2010-11-19

Samsung Electronics Utilized an Inkjet Printing Method to Develop a 19-inch OLED TV

Reportedly, Samsung Electronics showcased a prototype of a 19-inch TV equipped with an OLED panel made by using an inkjet printing method at FPD International 2010, a trade show on LCD and OLED flat-panel displays (FPDs).
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2010-11-18

LG to sell 10 LED LCD TVs in Japan

LG Electronics starts to sell 10 LED LCD TVs, including three premium FULL LED LCD TVs with 42, 47 and 55 inch screens and seven edge-lit LED LCD models with screen sizes ranging from 22 to 42 inches in Japan from November 19. Over 60 retail stores in major cities such as Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya will adopt LG TV models. The LX9500, a "Best of Innovation" award winner at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is placed at the top of the company's line-up.
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2010-11-16

Seoul Semiconductor LED Created Outstanding Evening Visual Experience at 2010 Asian Games

The Guangzhou Games committee selected local Seoul Semiconductor (SSC) partner GOLDEN SEA Professional Equipment Ltd. to provide the Z-power LED Series as stage lighting at the opening ceremonies of the Asian Games 2010.
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2010-11-11

Universal Display Corporation Eyes at South Korean OLED Market

In a bid to better serve South Korean OLED display and lighting manufacturers , New Jersey based company Universal Display Corporation is setting up a South Korean subsidiary as well as expanding into 'green' markets. 
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2010-11-03

Fusion Optix Expands Activities in Asia

Fusion Optix, a leading developer of solutions for advanced lighting markets, announced  that it has formed a partnership with WNI, a private company in South Korea, to distribute its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other customers in South Korea. The agreement covers WNI distributing all Fusion Optix optical components and materials which are designed for use in applications such as general illumination, LED and solid state lighting, LCD backlighting, solar energy and daylighting.
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2010-11-02

Korea's Semi Materials enters LED lighting market with AIXTRON systems

AIXTRON AG announced a new order for MOCVD reactors from Semi Materials Co. Ltd., a company engaged in the development of photovoltaic energy technologies. The order comprises five AIX 2800G4 HT deposition systems in a 11x4-inch wafer configuration. The Seoul, S.
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2010-10-29

LG announced 3Q financial report

LG Electronics’ consolidated revenues reached 13.4 trillion (US$ 11.3 billion) for 3Q10, a 2% decline year on year, and Net profit was 8 billion.
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2010-10-22

'Harman House' Has a Good Harvest on the Penetration for Samsung LED TVs in UAE

The Middle East leading retail chain, 'Harman House' announced that it has achieved the highest penetration for Samsung LED TVs in the UAE.   The company further revealed that LED TV sales constitute 55% of its total TV sales in the UAE, thereby underlining the growing demand for flat screen televisions in the country.
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2010-10-19

Seoul Display Introduces New LED Lightings

Korea-based LED lighting maker Seoul Display introduces its high quality LED light bulbs. Its LED light bulbs are designed to minimize the damages from the heat. The driver is optimized for LEDs to give the longest life span. The separation of the driver and the LED modules protects from heat building up.
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2010-10-14

LG Kicks off to Roll out The World's Largest Commercial 3D LED-backlit TV

LG Kicks off to roll out the world's largest commercial 3D LED-backlit TV . It has released 72-inch 72LEX9 widescreen in Korea with a 480Hz True Motion panel, DLNA connectivity, and now-typical support for plenty of online sites and programs such as YouTube. It's reported that this behemoth of a display is poised to ship during the second quarter of 2011. However,the  prices are still not disclosed.
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2010-10-13

LG Electronics Launches New 72-inch 3-D-equipped LED TV in South Korea

LG Electronics has launched a 72-inch 3-D-equipped LED TV in the South Korea market. The new LED TV model features the largest screen among the 3-D LED TVs available in the market. The new product is priced at 20 million won (US$17,825). According to the company spokesman Park Young-shin, the 72-inch TV will be launched in the global market early in 2011.
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2010-09-29

LG Released So-Called The "World's First" Near Full HD 3D Laptop

LG has released the Xnote A510 3D, which is considered as the "world's first" near full HD 3D laptop. The Xnote A510 is capable of converting 2D content into 3D. LG also includes a pair of clip-on 3D lenses for "regular glasses-wearers."
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2010-09-29

OLED Association Praised Samsung's Dr. Ho Kyoon Chung's Dedication

According to the managing director of OLED Association, Barry Young, Samsung choose Dr. H. K. Chung to lead the start-up of their OLED program. Due to Chung's contributions to the whole OLED community as well as his leadership in R&D and manufacturing of OLED displays for Samsung SDI, the predecessor to Samsung Mobile Displays (SMD), Young presented Chung with the first Annual OLED Leadership Award before the twelfth annual OLED World Summit.
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2010-09-15

Seoul Semiconductor' LEDs support ZEBRAlliance's project

Seoul Semiconductor's Acriche A3 AC LED is supporting ZEBRAlliance's project to boost the energy efficiency of residential lighting.
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