2019-05-16

Toyoda Gosei Invests In Optics Technology Startup Imuzak for Autonomous Driving Technology Development

Toyoda Gosei, the Japanese industrial group, announced its investment in IMUZAK, a optics technology startup, for strengthening optical modules for autonomous driving technology development. The evolution of autonomous driving technology is expected to increase the need for parts equipped with sensing functions to recognize the surrounding environment, such as nearby vehicles or pedestrians and road configuration, and human-machine interface functions for communication between vehicles and people. Given this trend, Toyoda Gosei is integrating sensors and other electronic co...
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2018-12-10

Toyoda Gosei Develops Air Conditioner Register with LED Illumination

Toyoda Gosei has developed an air conditioner register with LED illumination for automotive application that uses wireless power transfer technology based on magnetic resonant coupling. (Image: Toyoda Gosei) With LED light, the new vent register improves the night visibility of the knob that adjusts the direction and strength of air flow. The adoption of wireless power transfer technology avoids problems caused by conventional wired power supply that the wire harness could break from repeated manipulations of the knob. In addition, a wireless system allows greater freedom...
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2017-04-19

Toyoda Gosei to Begin Sales of Glass-Encapsulated Ultraviolet LEDs

Toyoda Gosei announces that it will soon begin sales of the glass-encapsulated ultraviolet LED products developed in March of last year for use as an industrial light source in the curing of resins, ink and adhesives. 
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2016-12-02

Toyoda Gosei purchases AIXTRON Showerhead system for production of Blue and UV LEDs

According to AIXTRON SE's press release, Japanese group Toyoda Gosei has acquired an enhanced 5x4-inch CRIUS Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) system to manufacture Blue and Ultra Violet (UV) LEDs. The tool is scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2017.
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2016-03-08

Toyoda Gosei Reveals New Glass-Encapsulated UV LED

Toyoda Gosei has developed a new glass-encapsulated ultraviolet LED product with a fully sealed structure.
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2016-03-04

Toyoda Gosei Releases High Efficiency LEDs for General Lighting Applications

Toyoda Gosei has developed a new LED package for lighting that produces up to 200 lumens per watt (lm/W), while maintaining color fidelity. The LED package is designed for general lighting applications, such as bulbs, tubes, downlights, and ceiling lights. This new package gives our clients cost-effective alternatives to fluorescent and lower CRI (Color rendering index) LED products and can help reduce overall energy consumption.
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2015-08-24

Toyoda Gosei Researchers Makes Breakthrough in GaN Nanoelectronics-transistor Blocking Voltage

Research reported in Applied Physics Express (APEX) by Tohru Oka and colleagues at the Research and Development Headquarters for TOYODA GOSEI Co., Ltd in Japan describe the development of ‘vertically orientated’ GaN-based transistors with blocking voltages exceeding 1kV. These findings are important for the application of nitride devices in automobiles and related areas. 
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2015-01-19

Jufei Opto Signs White LED Patent License Agreement with Toyoda Gosei

Jufei Opto recently announced it had signed a strategic white LED patent license agreement with Toyoda Gosei’s Shanghai arm.
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2014-10-08

Osram and Toyoda Gosei Extend LED Patent License Agreement

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and OSRAM GmbH, Germany have extended their agreement which allows the companies to use each other’s patents for specific light emitting diode (LED), including white LED, and laser technologies.
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2014-07-15

Toyoda Gosei and Harvatek Sign Silicate-based LEDs License Agreement

Harvatek Corporation (“Harvatek”) and Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd (“TG”) have voluntarily signed and entered into a License Agreement relating to silicate-based LEDs.
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2014-06-20

Toyoda Gosei: New LED Patent Competitions to Bring New Opportunities and Challenges

The industry’s new round of global LED patent competitions will bring new challenges to the industry, said Ryoichi Tohmon, Director of Intellectual Property Project of Global Marketing and Sales Department at Toyoda Gosei during a talk at LEDforum Guangzhou 2014 in Guangzhou, China on June 11, 2014.
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2012-10-26

SDK to Split off and Transfer GaN LED Business to TS Opto

Tokyo-based chemical manufacturer Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has announced to split off and transfer its GaN LED epitaxial wafer and chip production business to its subsidiary TS Opto Co Ltd (which was founded at the end of September at SDK’s plant in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture),at its latest board meeting. SDK’s GaN LED business had net sales of JPY5322m in 2011. While existing sales activities will not be transferred to TS Opto, SDK itself will stop selling GaN LEDs as of the 1 December date for the business’ transfer ...
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2012-05-02

SDK Cooperates with Toyoda Gosei to Form JV for GaN LED Business

Recently, Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has announced to set up a joint venture with Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (Toyoda Gosei), for GaN LED Business by the end of 2012. SDK is producing and selling a wide variety of LED chips, including aluminum-gallium-indium-phosphide (AlGaInP), gallium-arsenide (GaAs), gallium-phosphide (GaP), and GaN. It will split its business in gallium-nitride (GaN)-based blue LED chips, and transfer 70% of shares in the new company to Toyoda Gosei. The joint venture will be established in the area of GaN LED chips being pr...
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2012-02-27

Toyoda Gosei Filed Lawsuits with Formosa Epitaxy for Patent Infringement

Recently, Japanese LED product supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. has filed a lawsuit with the Taoyuan District Court in northern Taiwan, accusing its Taiwanese counterpart Formosa Epitaxy Inc. of infringing on two patents asserted by the Japanese firm related to GaN-based LED chip production. According to Hsu Hung-sheng, a lawyer for the Japanese firm, said his client has sought damages from Formosa Epitaxy and requested the court issue an injunction to bar the Taiwanese defendant from manufacturing and selling the disputed LED products. Additionally, not...
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2008-10-21

Epistar Contracts to Make LED Chips For Samsung

It’s reported that LED chipmaker Epistar Corp. has landed hefty contracts to build the chips for Samsung and begun shipping the chips last month.
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2008-10-07

Sumita Optical Glass and Toyoda Gosei Develop Glass-packaged White LED

It’s reported that Sumita Optical Glass Inc and Toyoda Gosei Co Ltd developed a glass-packaged white LED and showcased it at CEATEC JAPAN 2008.
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2008-09-12

「LEDs 2008」 Program is Upcoming

It’s reported that LEDs 2008 is to be headlined by key industry players include Philips Lumileds Lighting, Cree Inc, Osram Opto Semiconductors, Toyoda Gosei, Nichia, the US EPA and Audi.
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Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE

Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE