Kyocera and Osram Jointly Develop Micro LED Display Driving Technology Potentially for AR Devices

Kyocera and Osram reported worked on a new Micro LED display driving technology. According to a report of MicroLED-info, the two companies have designed a hybrid current and PWM driving technology for Micro LED displays. The new driving scheme can be used to avoid using lower pixel currents through Micro LED chips, as described by Kyocera and Osram. As a result, the approach reduces luminance deviation and color shift even at lower grayscale levels. The new driving technology was demonstrated with Kyocera’s 3.9-inch full color Micro LED display bas...
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Kyocera to Takeover Showa Optronics from NEC to Intensify Optical Component Business

Kyocera Corporation announced that it entered into a share transfer agreement with NEC Corporation on March 25, 2020 to acquire all of NEC's shares in Showa Optronics Co (SOC), an optical components manufacture. With the transfer agreement, Kyocera will own 93.53% of SOC's shares and operate the company as its subsidiary on June 1, 2020, under the name Kyocera Showa Optronic. Kyocera's optical components business has engaged in producing diversified lenses in small to large diameters from a wide variety of materials. The products have been used in var...
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Kyocera and glō's Micro LED Panel for Smartwatches to Present at CEATEC 2019

Micro LED specialist glō is going showcase its Micro LED display at the CEATEC show from October 15 to 18 in Chiba, Japan. glō has cooperated with Kyocera and introduced a 1.8-inch Micro LED display at Display Week 2019. The Micro LED display based on LTPS backplane achieves a resolution of 200 ppi and brightness up to 1 million nits. The product will be demonstrated in Japan during the CEATEC show targeting smart wearable applications. (Image: glō) glō’s technology creates Micro LED with InGaN for RGB pixels without...
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Kyocera Develops Full-Spectrum LED Lighting for Underwater Creatures

Kyocera Corporation has announced its development of the world’s first full-spectrum LED lighting for aquariums. The LED lighting product is designed with innovative technology to mimic sunlight at specific underwater depths which optimizes growth of corals and marine plants.
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KYOCERA Launches Miniature Laser-Technology Based Blood-Flow Sensor for Wearable Devices, Smartphones

Kyocera Corporation announced that it has developed one of the smallest known optical blood-flow sensors, which measures the volume of blood flow in subcutaneous tissue. The device functions similarly to green LED lights used for measuring heart rates, except it uses laser technology. With the sensor, Kyocera is researching a variety of mobile health (mHealth) applications such as monitoring stress levels or preventing dehydration, heatstroke and altitude sickness by studying trends or changes in blood-flow volume as alerts for these conditions and developing algorithms for detection.
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Japan’s Full-Color Facade Lighting System Lit up with Violet LEDs from Kyocera

Kyocera announced that its LED technology is being utilized in a facade lighting system to showcase the New Kyoto Building of Wacoal Holdings, Japan’s leading creator of intimate apparel for women. Completed last month, the system illuminates the building every night.
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KYOCERA to Acquire 100% Stake in Optical Component Manufacturer Melles Griot KK

Kyocera announced that it will acquire all shares in Melles Griot KK — a Japan-based manufacturer specializing in optical components which is currently a subsidiary of U.S.-based IDEX Corporation — in order to further expand its optical components business. Melles Griot KK is expected to become a wholly owned Kyocera Group company effective on Sept. 1, 2016.
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Kyocera Upgrades Brazil’s Largest Solar-Powered Highway with LED Lighting

Kyocera Corporation and Kyocera Solar, Inc. announced today that Kyocera is completing Brazil’s largest highway solar-lighting project on the Arco Metropolitano do Rio de Janeiro, a highway project connecting the five main highways crossing Rio de Janeiro. Slightly more than half of the 145-kilometer highway will be lit at night by stand-alone solar streetlights powered by Kyocera solar modules, installed by Soter over the last two years with funding from the Rio de Janeiro State Government.
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Kyocera Introduces Silver Sinter Paste to U.S. Semiconductor Market

Kyocera America, Chemical Sales Division, today announced the U.S. introduction of its environmentally-friendly XT2773R7 Silver Sinter Paste, a proprietary formulation specifically developed to deliver a wider range of benefits and performance characteristics compared to high-lead solders. Kyocera’s lead-free, pressureless Silver Sinter Paste exhibits excellent thermal and electrical performance, plus strong adhesion to bare copper, making it ideal for high-reliability applications in which heat dissipation is crucial — including power semiconductors, automotive modules and high-brightness LEDs.
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Kyocera Launches LED-UV Curing System for Printing Machines

Newly, Kyocera Corporation has developed the KVL-G3 Series LED-UV curing system, a key component in industrial printing machines. Combined with LED techology, the new product achieves a 70% reduction in power consumption compared to existing lamp-system products (metal halide). In addition, thanks to Kyocera's proprietary high-density packaging technologies, the company has succeeded in arranging LED chips on a high-density surface as opposed to in-line conventional products. With this development, Kyocera has enabled the fastest label printing capability...
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KYOCERA Develops High-Speed, High-Resolution LED Printhead

Kyocera Corporation today announced that with the development of its new SLH-Series LED printhead it has achieved the world's fastest electrophotographic printing at 180m/min in 1200dpi high-resolution.
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Taiwan LED companies boost demand for sapphire wafers

It’s reported that more than half of the 4.6 million 2-inch-equivalent sapphire wafers used for LED growth in 2007 were consumed by Taiwanese companies. The market for sapphire materials in electronic applications looks set to reach $400 million by 2012. Sapphire materials serve two main applications in the electronics field: GaN-based LEDs, and RF switch devices for mobile phones.
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