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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2015-03-12

Samsung Showcases Smart LED Sign and Display Products at 2015 Digital Signage Expo

Samsung Electronics America is showcasing its new SMART Signage Video Walls with Color Expert technology along with a broad range of solutions for any digital signage environment at the 2015 Digital Signage Expo (DSE). Highlights from Samsung’s 2015 lineup, including small signage solutions, high-brightness displays, video wall installations featuring Samsung Color Expert technology and more will be shown in Booth #1813 at the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 11-12. In addition to its commercial displays, Samsung is extending its expertise with its recent acquisition of YESCO Electronics, a leading LED sign and display manufacturer.
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2015-03-05

Samsung Files OLED TV Trademarks in South Korea

Samsung Electronic has applied for exclusive rights to name its OLED TVs, in an attempt to take a pre-emptive strike against LG Chem, according to a Yonhap News Agency report.
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2014-12-18

Samsung Adds High-Brightness Displays to Smart Signage Lineup

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced a new lineup of 2,500 nit high-brightness displays in screen sizes from 46- through 75-inches. Designed to deliver consistently brilliant performance, the OMD Series LED-lit LCD displays convey easily readable text and bright graphics in high ambient light environments and outdoor applications, including transportation facilities, banking and retail storefront windows, sports arenas, quick service restaurants and convention centers (outdoor use requires custom-designed weatherproof enclosure).
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2014-12-17

Epistar Acquires Samsung Backlight Orders

As the LED industry inventory adjustments ends, Epistar has received a large order from Samsung in December, which is expected to spur the Taiwanese LED manufacturers growth, according to an UDN report.
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2014-12-16

GPI Acquires Large Orders from Samsung

Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI), a subsidiary of the Chicony Group, recently announced at an investors’ conference that the company received big flip chips order from Samsung, and flip chips will account for 25% of the company’s 2015 overall revenue, according to an Economic Daily News report.
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2014-12-01

Asian LED Manufacturers Part Ways Over Uncertain Market Conditions

LED is a fast changing industry. Asian manufacturers have taken their own paths to confront the tide of change. Japanese manufacturers are actively seeking collaboration opportunities with Taiwanese manufacturers, while Korean LED manufacturer Samsung has gradually exited the global LED market. Chinese manufacturers on the other hand are expanding production capacity on the back of government support.
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2014-11-20

Samsung’s New High-voltage Package a Direct Hit for High-voltage LED Lighting Products

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced components, has introduced a high-voltage, mid-power LED package that makes it easier for LED products to be directly connected to high-voltage power supply units and AC, significantly reducing system costs and improving efficiency. 
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2014-11-19

Merck: Quantum Dot Unlikely to Replace OLED in Display Industry

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) will be the game changer in the TV and display industry over the long-term while quantum dot (QD) technology will not have a powerful impact, a report from The Korean Herald cited Korea CEO Michael Grund saying.
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2014-11-14

Samsung Heats Up Indoor Lighting Market with 6W and 8W Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today introduced new chip-on-board (COB) LED package products, the LC006B and LC008B, with six and eight watts of power respectively. The new packages join five others in Samsung’s popular LC series (LC013B, LC019B, LC026B, LC033B and LC040B), to complete its COB package line-up.
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2014-10-31

Samsung and LG Give up OLED in Favor of Quantum Dot TV

Main players behind OLED TV, Samsung and LG might be giving up the costly technology in favor of more cost affordable quantum dot technology, according to a Reuters report.
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2014-10-27

Samsung Exits Global LED Luminaire Market

Following LEDinside’s earlier report about Samsung Electronics plans of withdrawing from the LED luminaire market earlier this month, a recent report from South Korean media Dong-A Ilbo has offered further details.
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2014-10-02

[Breaking News] Samsung to Shutdown LED Luminaire Business

Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung Electronics intends to close down its LED luminaire business, according to a report by Korean media Yonhap Infomax.
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2014-10-01

Samsung Introduces Self-Contained Step Dimming LED Tube at NECA 2014

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today introduced the industry’s first AC Direct step-dimming LED linear replacement for T8 and T12 fluorescent tubes at the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention 2014. Designed for use in commercial environments, the new LED Tube (L-Tube) offers an alternative to traditional fluorescent lamps to maximize energy efficiency and lower facility maintenance costs. It will be on display in booth #2112 at Chicago’s McCormick Place West from September 27-30.
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2014-09-17

Samsung and Veeco Invest in OLED Startup Kateeva

Kateeva today announced that it has closed its Series D round with US $38 million in financing. The newest participant is Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC). Existing investors also contributed. They include: Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Investors, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments, Inc.
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2014-09-17

Samsung Expands Linear Type LED Modules Line-up with M-series and F-series

Samsung Electronics reinforces its linear type LED modules line-up with M series and F series, which have a high lumen density and highly efficacy offering tremendous convenience to LED lighting fixture makers with one of the most reliable and design-friendly feature-sets in the industry.
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2014-09-05

Samsung Launches LAM Module for Area Lighting Solution

As LED’s penetration in the lighting industry increases, it is clear that enabling slimmer fixtures is an important area of market differentiation, an area where Samsung Lens-attached LED modules deliver the most efficient, homogeneous design solutions in LED lighting. It is now mass-producing a value-added line-up of highly efficient LAM, for use in office LED lighting applications that include linear and line lighting, cove lighting and troffers.
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2014-09-04

Biel Crystal Emerges as Apple and Samsung’s Largest Screen Supplier

Chinese sapphire substrate manufacturer Biel Crystal, which has long kept a low profile, recently responded to market rumors about Lens Technology being a major smartphone screen supplier for Apple and Samsung, according to a Shenzhen Commercial report.
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2014-08-22

Samsung Launches High-power LED Packages for Outdoor Lighting

Samsung Electronics reinforced its high-power LED line-up with the LH351B and the LH351Z, which have a high lumen density and are highly reliable LED packages optimized for outdoor lighting.    
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2014-07-09

Automotive and Semiconductor Lighting to be Most Profitable Sectors in Chinese LED Industry

The LED industry remains optimistic despite faltering macroeconomic growth for LED products. ”LED prices will drop around 20 percent this year. Semiconductors and automotive lighting will become the most profitable sectors within the lighting industry,” said Dr. Ke Zhang, Director of Business Development and Government Affairs, Asia Pacific at Osram.
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2014-06-19

Samsung SVP: 2014 is the Year of the Flip Chip

This is the year of the flip chip, according to Dr. Guoqing Tang, Samsung LED China General Manager and Sr. Vice President who presented at LEDforum 2014 at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition on June 11. 
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2014-06-09

China-LED: Flip Chip Gold-Wire Free LED Package Trend to Benefit Downstream Manufacturers

Flip chip gold-wire free LED packages are going mainstream in China this year, according to a report by China-LED.org. With Samsung LED bringing flip chips into TV products, the market has been assured that the technology is here to stay. Many big brands in Asia including Samsung and Lextar are focusing development on package free and gold-wire free LED packages.
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2014-06-06

TCL Bets on OLED TV Despite Asian Manufacturers Exodus

TCL’s subsidiary China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) recently announced plans to begin mass producing OLED panels by 2016. 
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2014-06-04

Samsung Introduces M Series LED Modules for Flat Lighting Applications

Samsung Electronics introduced a new line-up of LED modules called the M-series for use in flat LED lighting applications, such as troffers and linear luminaires. Samsung is showcasing the M-series at the LIGHTFAIR International trade show, being held here at the Las Vegas Convention Center tomorrow June 3rd through June 5th.
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2014-06-04

Samsung Unveils Industry-First Bluetooth Mesh Network Enabled Smart LED Light Bulb

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is showcasing its new Bluetooth-enabled Smart LED light bulb at LIGHTFAIR International 2014. Leveraging an industry-first mesh Bluetooth network, the bulb enables users to seamlessly control their lighting directly from any smart device. The power of this innovative new lighting solution will be demonstrated for hospitality, office, and home use in booth #5435 at the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 3-5.
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2014-06-03

Samsung Brings LED Packages and Modules CRI Up to 90

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that it has improved the light quality of its LED packages and modules based on a 90 CRI (Color Rendering Index) for use in advanced lighting applications. Samsung is showcasing these LED components at the LIGHTFAIR International trade show exhibition being held here from June 3rd through 5th.
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