2016-11-07

Samsung LED Business Profit Rebounds

Once considered the top business to sale off, Samsung Electronics LED business has made an impressive turnaround recently, reported Business Korea.
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2016-11-07

Samsung Next Generation Smartphone to Feature Bezel-free OLED Display

The next flagship smartphone Samsung launches will feature a larger bezel-less OLED display screen than most phones on the market, which according to Forbes analyses would enable a more immersive VR gaming experience.
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2016-11-03

Samsung Supplies Apple OLED Screens and Touch Bar

Samsung is supplying more than just OLED screens for iPhones to Apple, reported Korea ETNews.
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2016-10-19

Samsung Raises AMOLED Prices to Cover Note 7 Losses

Samsung Electronics scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 after a series of explosion incidents caused by faulty batteries that has dented its brand reputation. Industry insiders estimate the Korean electronic conglemorate might raise DRAM, AMOLED and other component prices to compensate losses incurred from the Note 7 incidents.
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2016-09-08

WELLMAX’s Amazing Turnarounds in the Diversified Era

When companies of the LED lighting industry are busy with integration, merger and expansion nowadays, an enterprise is acting in a diametrically opposite way, concentrating its development in a strategically selected field. In the era where companies are chasing for quick success, how does this enterprise keep its originality in the competitive market? What is the company’s counter-strategy for industry price war and oversea competitions?
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2016-09-05

Samsung and LG Scale up QLED Display Research

Korean manufacturers Samsung and LG are raising R&D investments in developing QLED displays, reported The Korea Times.
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2016-08-26

Samsung Introduces LED Linear Modules for Indoor Lighting Applications

Samsung Electronics announced “H-series Gen 3,” a new line-up of LED linear modules that features high efficacy and enables easy replacement of fluorescent lights with LED lamps.
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2016-08-25

WELLMAX and SAMSUNG’s Cooperation Steps up with Focus on LED Bulbs

On August 24th, 2016, Global Sales Manager Steve Byun, Lighting Marketing Manager Brandon Lee and R&D engineers from Samsung Electronics (SAMSUNG) visited Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) located at Pudong New District, Shanghai. They were greeted by the CEO of WELLMAX, Yamin Wang, and WELLMAX R&D engineers.
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2016-08-24

Next Generation iPhone to Copy Samsung’s Curved OLED Screen Design?

Apple might be launching a premium iPhone model with a curved OLED screen display, similar to that seen in top competitor Samsung Electronics, reported Nikkei Asian Review.
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2016-08-17

Lenovo To Launch Foldable Notebook Ahead of Samsung?

Lenovo demonstrated prototype tablets and smartphones housing flexible displays at Lenovo Tech World in June 2016, but its latest online video shows the company might launch other new products at the upcoming IFA in the next few weeks.
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2016-08-11

Xiaomi on Samsung Smartphone OLED Display Waiting List

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is on Samsung Display’s OLED display waiting list that is running well into 2017, reported Korean media etnews.
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2016-08-08

Samsung to Introduce Iris Recognition into Mid-range Smartphones

The adoption of iris recognition features into Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 7 in New York last week caught market attention, users of the device can unlock their phones simply by peering into their smartphone displays, reported TechNews.
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2016-08-05

Samsung Rumored to Buy Fiat's Auto Lighting and Electronics Division

To cope with saturated smartphones' market and gradually weakening sales, Samsung Electronics is considering to purchase Fiat Chrysler Group's automobile component manufacturer Magneti Marelli to develop new market segments.
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2016-08-04

Samsung New Galaxy Note 7 Features Iris Recognition and AMOLED Screens

Samsung Electronics continues to drive innovation in the smartphone market with the Galaxy Note7 by building on the company’s category-defining leadership with advanced features. From refined craftsmanship, premium materials to a unique, symmetric edge design, the Galaxy Note7 continues to set a new standard for large-screen smartphones. The Galaxy Note7 is highly water resistant (IP68)1 and provides top-of-the-line security options, combining Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including iris scanning, as well as immersive entertainment features. Galaxy Note7 strikes a balance between work and play, enabling people to do more than what they thought possible on a smartphone.
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2016-08-01

Samsung to Inject US $15B in 3-D NAND Flash Memory Chips and OLED Panels

Samsung will be investing KRW 17 trillion (US $15 billion) in 3-D NAND flash memory chips and OLED panels, that are both key smartphone components to stay ahead of competition, reported The Korean Herald.
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2016-07-26

Samsung OLED Displays Enhances Wearables

As the post-mobile era takes shape, we are beginning to see smart calling and imaging devices increasingly interconnected and even remotely controlled. The list of connected devices continues to grow – including everything from smartphones, wearable devices and information-focused consumer electronics, to electronics that are embracing the Internet of Things like smart home appliances and security monitoring systems.
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2016-07-04

Samsung OLED Display Opportunities in the VR Market

Hanjong Lee, head of Samsung Display (SDC) marketing and sales operations in U.S., shares in this blog entry the outlook for OLED displays in VR market.
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2016-06-22

Samsung Launches New Line-up of CSP LED Components for Automotive Lighting

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced component solutions, announced today that it has introduced “Fx-CSP”, a line-up of LED packages which features chip-scale packaging* and flexible circuit board technology, for use in automotive lighting applications.
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2016-06-20

Samsung Ramps up Production as It Eyes Apple OLED Supplier Spot

Samsung Electronics aims to raise production of next-generation smartphone displays by more than 50% in 2016, as it eyes Apple’s iPhone supply chain and other manufacturers that are updating device specs, reported the Nikkei.
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2016-06-17

Samsung Reinvents the Notification LED by Placing Ring Light Around Rear Camera

What GalaxtClub.nl discovered in a leaked user manual is Samsung’s new feature “Smart Glow”, which will probably make its debut on devices like Galaxy J2 soon.
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2016-06-08

Samsung Prepares for Launch of Bendable OLED Smartphones and QLED TVs

To outwit rivals, Samsung intends to launch two bendable OLED smartphone models by next year and by 2018 will unveil QLED TVs onto the market, according to numerous reports.
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2016-06-06

Samsung to Halt 40-inch LCD Production Line to Meet Apple's Upcoming OLED Demand

As Apple plans to introduce OLED iPhone soon, Samsung’s OLED panels will be used at the primary stage. In order to meet the OLED demand, Samsung is to shut down its L7 production line and replace it with OLED production ones by the end of December, 2016. The halt is expected to lead to short supply of 39.5- inch to 45-inch panels. Meanwhile, two leading Taiwanese panel manufacturers will directly benefit from the demand.
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2016-05-31

Samsung Wouldn’t Let You Get Away with Internet, Not Even When You are on a Surfboard

While the term “Internet of Things” and “connected technology” grows increasingly familiar, leading technology giants strive to find out the next “thing” to be connected. Some bet it on the smartwatch while some go for lighting. Samsung locks its eyes on surfboard recently, reported the Verge.
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2016-05-27

Samsung’s New Bendable OLED Display is Expected to Boost Gadget Demand Once Commercialized

Samsung, the Korean display giant showcased a host of futuristic products, including OLED displays that can be rolled like a parchment, OLED displays for virtual reality gadgets and vehicles as well as hologram technology, reported Yahoo Tech.
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2016-05-27

Samsung To Expand Quantum Dot Technology Applications

Samsung Electronic intends to expand the use of quantum dots (QD) from TV display panels to include memory semiconductors, sensors, and batteries, according to a Business Korea report.
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2016-05-26

UL Approves Samsung’s LED Component Test Lab for UL Total Certification Program

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today announced that its test lab for LED packages and modules has been qualified by UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a widely-recognized global safety science organization, to operate the UL Total Certification Program (TCP), one of the highest levels of testing and qualification under the UL Data Acceptance Program (DAP).
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2016-05-05

Samsung Affirms It Will Not Be Releasing OLED TVs Anytime Soon

A senior Samsung Electronic TV business official reaffirmed plans that the company would not be making OLED TVs in the near future, and will be focusing on quantum dot (QD) TVs next year, according to a Korea Herald report.
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2016-03-17

WELLMAX and Samsung Jointly Unveil New LED Products at Light+Building 2016

On the biennial Light+Building 2016 organized by Messe Frankfurt, Samsung Electronics (SAMSUNG) and Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX) jointly showcased their collaboration on LED technologies. The smallest 810lm full-beam-angle LED A50 bulb—the Ultron—is firstly released and gained tremendous attention from visitors worldwide.
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2016-03-16

Samsung Aims to Boost Revenue with Four Major Product Portfolios at Light+Building 2016

At the biggest international biannual lighting show, Light +Building 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, exhibitors try to dazzle visitors with innovative technology or breathtaking visual effects. Samsung, though, has taken a more down to earth approach this year and removed some of the wow factor. Instead, it is focusing on acquiring orders and sealing business deals with products already in the mass production phase at the show.
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2016-03-16

Samsung Adds Smart Lighting Module to its Product Portfolio for IoT Lighting Applications

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced components, today introduced a multi-purpose Smart Lighting Module (SLM) – the most fundamental IoT building block – for the fast-growing, smart building and smart city markets. By providing the core building block for a wide variety of potential smart lighting systems, Samsung’s SLM will play a key role in speeding up system development, lowering risk, improving system quality and reducing time to market for smart lighting manufacturers. The module will be sampled with Samsung smart lighting partners and will be shipped to OEMs in April.
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