Field Testing New Breath-Alcohol Detection Device Equipped with Facial Recognition

Hitachi, Ltd. announced the development of a prototype system for a new breath-alcohol detection device equipped with facial recognition, and verification field tests with Hitachi Capital Auto Lease Co., Ltd. (Hitachi Capital Auto Lease). 
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Videssence to Light Hitachi’s Main Camera Stage at 2016 NAB Show

Videssence Studio Lighting reveals alliance with Hitachi to create a lively, stimulating Main Camera Stage at this month’s NAB Show. Hitachi Kokusai will utilize LED studio lighting from Videssence to vibrantly illuminate the main stage where featured cameras are displayed and demonstrated.
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Hitachi Appliances will Announce the Most Advanced Household LED Light with Luminous Flux of 7290lm

Hitachi Appliances developed new product "LEC-AHS1810BC" with excellent brightness, one of the LED ceiling lamps, LEC-AHS1810BC will be put on sale on June 14, 2013. This lamp is mounted on the ceiling of residence for use, in order to ensure that a large living room of about 30 square meters is also bright enough; the nominal luminous flux of LEC-AHS1810BC is up to 7290lm. However, among the lights previously used in the room about 20-25 square meters, the highest luminous flux is the 6090lm. This new product comes with large heat dissipation...
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Hitachi Utilizes Its Own Coating Process to Develop OLED Lighting Panel

Hitachi Research Laboratory (HRL) of Hitachi Ltd exhibited a prototype of an OLED lighting panel made by using a coating process at Lighting Fair 2013 from March 3 to 8, 2013, in Tokyo.   For the panel, HRL used the "spontaneous multilayer light-emitting layer formation material," which enables to make an OLED lighting panel just by applying HRL's own red (R), green (G) and blue (B) light-emitting materials once. In general, white OLED lighting panels made by using a coating process are made by applying RGB light-emitting material...
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Hitachi to Launch E26 LED Light Bulb Equivalent to 100W Incandescent Light

Hitachi Appliances Inc has announced to develop world’s first E26-base wide-light-distribution-type LED light bulb, "LDA15D-G," which can emits the amount of light equivalent to that of a 100W incandescent light bulb (1,520lm). The new bulb is to be released on July 13, 2012, in Japan. According to the company, it realized the amount of light and a wide light distribution angle like the light of an incandescent light bulb by employing a high-efficiency LED module, the "Slit Structured Body," whose slit has an about 1.3 times wider radiation...
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Delta to Become Taiwan`s First LED-lighting Manufacturer

Reportedly, Taiwan LED maker Delta Electronics intends to tap into the domestic market with its own brand LED bulbs by the end of 2010. As soon as its products are available for sales, Delta will become Taiwan`s first LED-lighting manufacturer to sell own-brand LED light bulbs on the island. According to Delta, the LED bulb market would grow five to 10 folds globally in 2011.
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Taiwan Delta Electronics Made a Contract with Osram for LED Light Bulbs

It’s reported that Taiwan Delta Electronics has made a contract with Osram for LED light bulbs using chipmaker Epistar `s high-voltage chip, a solution to making LED luminaires adaptable to household 110-220V power outlets.
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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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HITACHI, CANON to jointly develop organic EL displays within two years

It’s reported that Hitachi Ltd. (TSE:6501) and Canon Inc. (TSE:7751) have agreed to jointly develop and manufacture small and midsize organic electroluminescence (EL) displays for digital cameras within two years. The two firms plan to set up in early July to handle the project, they will transfer a total of about 100 engineers to a new organization.
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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.