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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2016-03-15

Samsung Expands Product Portfolio with New Line-up of CSP LED Packages

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today introduced a full line-up of chip-scale LED packages* (CSP), including 0.6W-class and 3W-class packages, CSP arrays, and PoW (Phosphor on Wafer) packages.
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2016-03-14

Samsung Adds Advanced Color Quality Features to its Small LES CoB LED Solutions

Samsung Electronics introduced new color quality improvements for its small LES* (light-emitting surface) chip-on-board (COB**) package LC series: LC010, LC020 and LC040. The improvements are based on “Vivid” color technology that has been optimized for high color quality LED lighting especially for use in premium commercial lighting applications.
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2016-03-10

LG Asks Samsung to Form Large OLED TV Panel Partnership

Could Samsung be returning the OLED TV scene? For a while the company was backing away from large OLED panels or putting it on the backburner till yield rates improved. But the company might be making an earlier comeback, as long term rival LG Display seeks to forge a partnership.
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2016-03-10

The New iPhone Rumored to Size Up to 5.8-inches OLED Displays in 2017

Apple is rumored to size up iPhone from 5.5- inches to 5.8-inches and swap to OLED screens, the Telegraph, cited a DIGITIMES report.
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2016-03-01

Samsung Scales up Investment in New OLED TV Fab

Our friends at OLEDinfo have compiled news from several Korean sources confirming total investments in Samsung’s upcoming OLED TV panel fab might be higher than previous reports, and sheds light on the OLED technology the company will be utilizing.
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2016-02-22

PSCo Becomes Samsung’s LED Solution Distributor in UK

PSCo are pleased to announce that they will be distributing Samsung’s much anticipated portfolio of LED in the UK and Ireland. PSCo have placed the first ever order for Samsung’s 1.5mm ultra fine pixel pitch LED as a demonstration unit for their Reading showroom, demonstrating their commitment to both Samsung and channel partners.
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2016-02-02

Samsung Launches New Linear LED Module for High-flux Industrial Lighting

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced components, introduced inFlux, a new lineup of high-flux (extremely bright), linear LED modules optimized for industrial lighting applications such as plants, parking lots and warehouses. The LED modules serve as a replacement for conventional T8 and T5HO (high output) tubes and are suitable for high-flux LED luminaires covering up to 40,000lm (luminous flux*).
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2016-01-25

Samsung Forecasts Flash LED Market Demands in 2016 to Match 2015 Levels

Last week Samsung denied plans of implementing unpaid leave for its LED business sector, and in an act to seemingly to quell negative rumors regarding its LED business, the company unveiled its latest mid-power LED package LM561B+ for high quality color performance last Thursday.
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2016-01-21

Samsung Expands Mid-power LED Package Portfolio for High Quality Light Color Performance

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced components, announced that LM561B+, the company’s new mid-power LED package line-up with high light efficacy, is now offered with 3-step MacAdam ellipse bins and quarter bins across the range of all CCTs (from 2700K to 6500K), for use in premium luminaires. By leveraging the chromaticity control standard with the LM561B+, manufacturers will be able to make lighting products that deliver greater uniformity and consistency in light color without any visible difference in the color output between packages.
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2016-01-19

Samsung Refutes Korean Media Claims of LED Business Implementing Unpaid Leave Scheme

A representative from Samsung Electric has recently rebutted Korean media Edaily report recent claims it has rolled out unpaid vacation schemes for employees working in its LED business department.
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2016-01-07

Samsung to Showcase New Smart LED Signage at CES 2016

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Samsung Electronics America will introduce the newest additions to its SMART Signage portfolio, designed to create more immersive and informative user environments. Samsung’s booth will showcase the role visual displays play in transforming business and retail environments of the future.
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2015-12-29

Oversupply Situation Drives Korean Manufacturers to Slim Down LED Business

The oversupply situation in the LED industry this year has urged large Korean LED companies to size down, according to a Money DJ report by citing Korean media ETNews.
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2015-11-03

Aesthetics and Functionality of Curved TV Displays (Part 1)

This is the first of a two-part, illustrated blog from Haksun Kim, Executive Vice President, Samsung Display on the functionality, attractiveness and popularity of curved TVs. 
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2015-09-22

Noribachi Forges LED Lighting Partnership with Samsung in U.S.

Noribachi, a leading U.S.-based custom LED manufacturer and Samsung Electronics, a global leader in advanced component solutions, announced establishment of a major partnership. This broad partnership will draw upon the technology and engineering strengths of each company to spark innovation in an initial step toward redefining the U.S. LED lighting industry.
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2015-07-23

Samsung and Luming Technology Sign Strategic LED Partnership Agreement

Samsung Electric senior executives of its LED business arm and Chinese lighting manufacturer Luming Technology have signed a LED strategic framework partnership agreement.
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2015-07-13

BOE Proposes OLED Joint Venture with Samsung and LG

China’s biggest display manufacturer, BOE, has proposed establishing an OLED joint venture business with LG Display and Samsung Display, reported The Korea Times.
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2015-06-29

Samsung Signs LED Component Testing Agreement with CCIC for Products Shipped to China

Samsung Electronics has recently signed a LED lighting component and module partnership service testing agreement with China Certification & Inspection Group’s (CCIC) Korean branch, reported Qianjia.com.
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2015-06-10

Samsung Introduces COB LED Packages with Small LES and Advanced Color Quality

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced component solutions, today introduced new chip-on-board (COB) LED package lineups, including small LES (light-emitting surface) COB packages, high CRI (color rendering index) COBs, and vivid COBs. The new COB packages with their outstanding color quality and scaled-down light emitting space, will provide a major design alternative for LED lighting makers.
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2015-06-10

Samsung Display Introduces First Mirror and Transparent OLED Display Panels

Samsung Display unveiled the industry’s first Mirror and Transparent OLED display panels in a dazzling state-of-the-art showcase for personalized shopping and informational browsing, held this week at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The exhibit features the first retail use of advanced commercial OLED panels – a “virtual necklace” display for the world renowned Chow Sang Sang jewelry company.
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2015-05-06

Samsung Electronics Unveils Ultra-Compact LED Chip Scale Packaging Technology at LIGHTFAIR International 2015

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced component solutions, today introduced advanced chip scale packaging (CSP) technology for use in a diversity of LED lighting applications at LIGHTFAIR International 2015, being held in New York, May 5-7.
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2015-05-05

Samsung Outlines Approach for Smart Lighting at LIGHTFAIR International 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced today that it will demonstrate for the first time, the company's new open, secure, and connected platform for smart lighting at LIGHTFAIR International 2015, being held in New York, May 5-7.
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2015-04-23

Samsung Display Details AMOLED Smartphone Displays

Samsung Display, the largest producer of OLED and LCD electronic display panels in the world, released key details about its new Flexible AMOLED display— the most advanced in the mobile industry – now being used on Galaxy S®6 edge smartphones. A technical backgrounder immediately follows.
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2015-04-01

LG and Samsung Agree to Legal Truce

Rival Korean consumer electronics manufacturers LG and Samsung have finally agreed to bury the legal hatchet, reported BBC and PC Magazine.
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2015-03-17

Samsung To Focus on Silicon-based LED Chip Technology in 2015

Samsung Electronics will be scaling up investments in LED chip business this year, specifically in silicon substrate based LED technology, according to a Money DJ report.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

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