2011-10-31

Taiwan LED Light Show Warmly Received in U.K.

An exhibition of Taiwanese LED lighting products in the United Kingdom has received a warm welcome, the show's organizer, the Taiwan Trade Center in London, said Friday. The organizer said the LED products' quality and designs earned high praise from visiting U.K. vendors, and it expected that Taiwan's share of the British lighting market would grow in step with rising global awareness of the need for energy efficiency. The show, held at the Gusu Art Gallery in western London, featured a number of top Taiwanese LED makers, including Navitas Gr...
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2011-10-28

Autumn Lighting Fair Sets New Exhibitor Record

More than 2,100 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions a new fair exhibitor record are taking part in the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), which opened today and continues through 30 October at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Exhibitors from the Cayman Islands, Finland and Sweden are participating for the first time. The fair also welcomes more than 70 buying missions from 60 countries and regions, representing over 5,530 buyers and such companies as: Colinter from France, Daewoo International Corp...
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2011-10-13

Direct Current Electricity Could Cut Power Bills

The creator of a home electricity system that uses direct current claims it could cut users’ bills by up to 30 per cent. Moixa Technology this week unveiled its Smart DC network, which uses solar panels and off-peak grid electricity stored in batteries to power electronic devices in the home such as televisions, laptops, mobile phones and LED lighting. This reduces energy losses associated with converting alternative current from mains sockets into DC (up to 45 per cent), which most small electronic devices run on, or with converting DC generated by solar panels int...
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2011-09-08

Coca-Cola Brings in LED Lighting for Vending Machines

It’s reported that Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd., its 12 bottling partners and other affiliates of the Coca Cola system in Japan have scheduled to bring in LED lighting for vending machines in product displays for all new purchases of machines for beverage products in cans and PET bottles, starting from 2012. It was made under the Coca-Cola system's global business guiding principle, "Live Positively," and as part of its environmental initiatives for a sustainable society. The Coca-Cola system has cooperated with voluntary action plans of the so...
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2011-08-26

Hoesch Releases Ergo bathtub with LED lighting

The Ergo series will be available in different shape variants including rectangular, corner, oval and square. The different shapes of the bathtub provide a contemporary spin to the traditional design of the bathtub. All the bathtubs of this series are fitted with LED lights giving it a spa-like feeling. The company has designed the bathtub in a way that it can hold a maximum of four tub spots. The tub normally has eight Venturi jets, which on customer demand can be increased upto 26 Air-Inject jets. The tub's warm, whirly water renders a feeling of relaxing massage. Hoes...
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2011-08-17

LED Lighting to be Tested in Cities Hosting Euro 2012

Recently, the Ukrainian cabinet is planning to set up LED illumination in cities to host the Euro 2012 European football championship. The premier said that light-emitting diode production should be organized in Ukraine in the next two or three years. The head of the state target program "Designing and introducing energy saving diode illumination," Viktor Sorokin, said that from September a joint Ukrainian-Korean company working on the production of light-emitting diodes will start operating....
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2011-06-16

The 2011 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition Series I: The Largest-Scale LED Exhibition in the History

This year’s Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition broke the record of the largest-scale LED exhibition in the history, which was supported by 2,600 manufacturers, including ESTO Lighting (Austria), General Electric Company (America), Osram (Germany), Phillips (Netherlands), QSSI (America) and Reggiani (Italy), and attracted visitors from South Korea, Japan, Singapore, UK and America. The exhibition mainly focused on professional lighting, decorating lighting and lighting components with an exhibition space of 200 thousand square meters...
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2011-06-03

LEDinside: Taiwanese Manufacturers May Benefit from Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Energy-saving Incentive

Due to increasing demand for LED lighting in Japan along with appreciation of Japanese yen, Taiwanese LED manufacturers are expected to receive purchase orders from Japan. For instance, OEM manufacturers, such as Delta and Cal-Comp Electronics can immediately benefit from these Japanese orders. Ledtech, China Electric, Unity Opto, and Lite-On Technology are also potential beneficiaries to receive orders. Additionally, the upstream LED manufacturers, including Epistar, Genesis Photonics, and Everlight can also benefit from current market development.
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2011-05-30

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Hsiang-Jui Wu, General Manager of Advanced Lighting Solutions SBU, Opto SBG, Lite-On Technology

Lite-On Technology is the most experienced and largest optoelectronics supplier for the semiconductor industry. Since its establishment in 1975, it has been keeping the development and management of LED business, which is regarded as its core business. Lite-On has not only succeeded in enlarging its product scope but also presented remarkable performance in diversified LED application products. LEDinside is honored to have invited Hsiang-Jui Wu, General Manager of Advanced Lighting Solution SBU, Opto SBG, Lite-On Technology to share his experiences and achievements in LED package business of these years. 
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2011-05-26

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Mr. Feng-Ren Chien, Chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

Formosa Epitaxy is specialized in LED chip and wafer production, its product lines including blue, green, UV LED chips. Currently, Formosa Expitaxy is not only holding a significant role in the LED backlight market through joint-ventures with the downstream panel makers, but also actively tapping into the lighting market. Recently, it has further forged a strategic partnership with Mitsui&Co., LTD, one of the Japanese largest enterprises, receiving much attention from the LED market and industry. In the increasingly fierce competition in LED industry, Formosa Epitaxy has found out its outlets by means of joint venture and alliance.
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2011-05-18

LIGHTFAIR International 2011 Opens To Massive Crowds in Philadelphia, Breaks Record Again

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, set new records in the newly expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center—its 2011 show location. On Tuesday, opening day, thousands of attendees spread throughout the exhibit hall ready to discover the most innovative products on LFI’s largest trade show floor. LFI once again broke its record, welcoming the 2011 attendees to an impressive show floor with more than 200,000 net  square feet of space—the largest in i...
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2011-05-04

LEDinside: LED Perspective from President & CEO of Everlight, Robert Yeh

  LEDinside: LED Perspective from President & CEO of Everlight, Robert Yeh Taiwan has built a strong LED landscape following the specialization model under the combined efforts of all LED makers. Everlight Electronics, the Taiwan-based leading LED package maker has not only successfully expand its product lines but also make remarkable achievements in the brand management and bidding markets. This is an honor for LEDinside to have invited Robert Yeh, President & CEO of Everlight to talk about the future development and strategies of Everlight.  
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2011-04-14

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Mr. Roland Chiang, Director of Delta Electronics' Solid-state Lighting BU

Delta Group, with 40 years of history in the manufacture, started its business from power management products. Over the years, it has expanded its business into relevant products such as power supplies and fans while having adopted the diversification growth strategy to provide total solutions. In recent years, Delta has actively invested in the green energy field and achieved good performance in respect to the solar power, electric vehicle and LED areas. LEDinside had the honor to interview Roland Chiang, Delta’s Director of Solid State Lighting Business Unit, and talk about its LED lighting market strategy and plan.
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2011-04-11

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Jason Wu, Chairman of Edison Opto

Aiming to become the leader of Taiwan’s LED lighting industry, Edison Opto has been committed to high power LED development over ten years. It has not only founded an LED component brand but also proposed Lighting Design Manufacturing Service (LDMS), the first integrated lighting service program of its kind in the industry to provide customers a series of lighting solutions. Besides, it has a unique insight into the channel management. LEDinside had the honor to invite Mr. Jason Wu, chairman of Edison Opto to talk about its product planning and channel strategy.
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2011-04-08

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Dr. David Su, Chairman of Lextar

Lextar is the only LED manufacturer in Taiwan that adopts a business model which includes up, mid, downstream production lines and product applications. LEDinside had the honor to interview Lextar’s Chairman Dr. David Su and talked about the vertical integration strategy, the future development of the lighting market and the development strategies in the Chinese market. Dr. Su also sheds light on the current development of Taiwanese LED industry.
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2011-03-28

Report on Lighting Fair 2011 – LED Light Bulbs

After the announcement of American Energy Star’s LED light bulb criteria, more and more LED light bulbs manufacturers shift their focus from luminous efficacy to luminous quality, with increasing emphasis placed on beam angle of LED light bulbs.
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2011-03-17

Interview with Hajime Suzuki, Director of International Sales & Marketing at Reed Exhibition, the organizer of Lighting Japan

After visiting Lighting Japan 2011 exhibition, LEDinside gained vital insight into the definition of an excellent international exhibition: a comprehensive platform. How was Lighting Japan 2011 able to provide such a wide diversity of themes and contents? What does the future look like for exhibitions in the LED industry? LEDinside conducted an interview with Hajime Suzuki, Director of International Sales & Marketing at Reed Exhibition, the organizer of Lighting Japan, regarding the new trend in global lighting exhibitions.
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2011-03-17

LEDinside: Increasing Backlight Demand in February to Compensate for Fewer Working Days

According to LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, sales revenues of public listed LED manufacturers in Taiwan totaled NT$7.347 billion(MoM-9.22%,YoY+18.1%) in February, 2011. Sales revenues of upstream chip manufacturers reached NT$3.471 billion(MoM-7.9%; YoY+23%) in February, 2011, up 23% compared to the same month of 2010. As for Taiwanese downstream LED package manufacturers, suffering from fewer working days in February, sales revenues reached NT$3.876 billion(MoM-10.3%,YoY+14%) , down 9.22% on month, but up 18.1% compared to the same month of 2010.
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2011-03-11

The 5th (Guangzhou) International Road Lamp, Patio Lamp & Outdoor Lighting Fair

Exhibition Introduction The 5th China (Guangzhou) International Road Lamp, Patio Lamp & Outdoor Lighting Fair (RLF2011) is going to be held on Mar.30th –Apr.1st , 2011 in China Import & Export Fair, Pazhou Complex. Our committee sincerely invite you to attend RLF2011. The International Road Lamp, Patio Lamp & Outdoor Lighting Fair(RLF) is known as one of the best fairs in China,which is supported by China Municipal Engineering Association and other 26 domestic lighting associations and 12 overseas lighting associations such as ...
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2010-07-13

Daiwa to sell houses equipped with Li-ion batteries

Daiwa House Industry Co Ltd is about to sell houses equipped with Li-ion rechargeable batteries and PV cell modules in about the spring of 2011 in Japan. By using PV cells to store electric power in rechargeable batteries during daylight hours, it is possible to drastically reduce the amount of CO2 emissions and light and fuel expenses. The company plans to utilize the HEMS (home energy management system) to controls the power consumptions of home electric appliances and LED lighting equipment.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE