2015-12-04

Osram Launches New IRLEDs for Eye-tracking System

Blinking replaces the double-click The SFH 4770S from Osram Opto Semiconductors is currently the most compact infrared LED (IRED) in the high-power class. Its low height is of particular benefit in smartphones and tablets. The high optical output of typically 1200 milliwatts (mW) and broad emission characteristics make this IRED ideal for facial recognition and eye-tracking systems which can activate applications in response to blinking instead of the usual double-click. The basis for the new record emitter is the Synios package which Osram introduced some time ...
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2015-04-01

Monocrystal Ready to Take on LED and Mobile Device Market

There are dozens of manufacturers in the global sapphire manufacturing market, but only tier one manufacturers are capable of supplying good quality sapphire ingots including Kyocera, Namiki, Monocrystal, DK AZTEC, USIO, Harbin Aurora Optoelectronics and Silan Opto. Leading sapphire manufacturers have launched production expansion plans to meet LED and non-LED market demands. LEDinside had an opportunity to interview Monocrystal Marketing Director Ludmila Zubova at TILS 2015 last week.
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2014-06-04

Sapphire Substrate Manufacturers do not Profit Despite Growing Mobile Device Demand

LED demand in China has seen a significant increase, driving up sapphire substrate demand for five consecutive months, according to financial firm UBS. 
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2013-09-23

Mobile Devices Drive up Demand for LED and Sapphire Substrate

Apple has yet again swept the market with the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The new cell phones have acted as a propeller for sapphire substrate manufacturers and LED manufacturers with the introduction of new fingerprint recognition technology. This has significantly increased the demand in sapphire substrate.
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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