CCFL Bites the Dust

Demand for CCFL has been hit hard by LCD TV backlight’s gradual conversion to LEDs. Japanese CCFL manufacturer Sanken Electric’s revenue will drop further this year as demand for CCFL dries up. The company therefore announced on March 25th after hours on the Japanese stock market, that they are ending their CCFL business.
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ASP of TV Backlight LED Falls, Backlit LED Display Penetration Rate to Exceed 90% in 2013

According to LEDinside’s “Silver Member Report,” in 1Q13 LED price for monitor backlight application fell by approximately 4%-8%, whereas LED price for TV application dropped by 3%-9%. Affected by the price cut by Korean manufacturers, average price of high power LED for lighting applications fell by 6%-9% this quarter. With the price drop continuing, the total number of LED backlights applied to middle and large sized panels is expected to peak. LED backlight application has grown from 2012’s 70% to 92% in monitors, and from 70% to 90% in TVs.
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CCFL Brings the Most Comfortable Natural Light

CCFL T8 tube with embedded ballast Directly replacing T8 tube, do not need to remove ballast Amazing Comfortable: Over Ra 85 Peak Durable: Lifespan over 50,000 hours, Switch on/off times over 100,000 times Super Healthy: UV-cut It is ideal for any indoor places where need comfortable lighting which like office, hospital, school, retail store and other commercial places. ...
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Lumex launches QuantumBrite line of LED backlight technologies

It’s reported that Lumex has launched its QuantumBrite™ line of LED backlight technologies. Available in edge lit and chips on board formats in both white and vivid color options, the QuantumBrite line of backlight products provides more than twice the intensity of traditional backlights. In particular, the white QuatumBrite LEDs provide high-intensity brightness of up to 10,000 nits allowing for full daylight visibility.
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The Breakthrough of Backlighting LCD Displays with RGB LEDs

Recently, Microsemi Corporation announced the first public demonstration of its breakthrough color management solution for RGB LED backlighting of LCD displays, at Electronica 2008, Hall A4.525, in Munich.
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LED backlights have a bright future in LCD TVs

It’s reported that the use of LED backlights in LCD TVs will start to grow rapidly from 2009 as TV makers introduce slimmer models.
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Freescale and Samsung team up on LED Display Technology

Recently, Freescale Semiconductor and Samsung Electronics announced they will collaborate to address the burgeoning market for LEDs. Arman Naghavi, vice president and general manager of Freescale's Analog, Mixed-Signal and Power Division, pointed out that Freescale's LED backlight driver technology is the industry's most compact and integrated solution, their  collaboration with Samsung on LED backlighting in order to help spur further innovation and growth in the LCD market.
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Arrow, Cree to Cohost Lighting Solution Seminar in Taipei

Recently, Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc., announced it will cohost a lighting solution seminar in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 19, with Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components.
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ROHM Electronics announces White LED Driver

Recently, ROHM Electronics announces the availability of the BD8113EFV-E2, a white LED driver IC designed to provide constant current drive for white LED backlights in medium- to large-format automotive TFT-LCD displays.
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LED backlight penetration slower than expected, only up to 10% this year

It’s reported that LED backlight penetration will not be as quick as previously expected, it will only reach 10 percent this year. Previously LCD panel makers projected 15 to 20 percent penetration in the market this year.  
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Arrow, Cree to Host Guangzhou Lighting Solution Seminar

It’s reported that Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc., announced that it will host a lighting solution seminar in Guangzhou, China, on Oct. 10, with Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.