2012-09-03

Neo-Neon Benefits from Inspiring News

Lately, Neo-Neon Holdings Co., Ltd has released pieces of good news for developing a unique module-manufacturing method that can decrease product costs as well as its plan to buy back 94.24 million treasury stocks. Besides, its subsidiary, Neo-Neon LED Lighting International Ltd., has been listed among the LED-lighting suppliers entitled to receive the Chinese government’s subsidies. A unique module-manufacturing method The new method includes chip-on-board packaging, integration of light device on PCBs, and standardization of thermal design and connector po...
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2012-09-03

Everlight Starts to Contract Manufacturing Service for LED Lighting

Recently, Everlight’s spokesman B.Y. Liu has said that the company is developing a two-pronged strategy for its LED luminaire business, including contract manufacturing operation and brand name operation. It’s the first time that the company decided to provide contract manufacturing service to brand name luminaire suppliers after introducing its own-brand lighting fixtures in 2011. According to Industry executives, through contract manufacturing service Everlight has proved that price competition in the LED-luminaire market has grown intensive, pushing brand ...
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2012-08-29

SemiLEDs completes LM80 with Integrated Service Technology

SemiLEDs leads the packaging manufacturers and became one of the first to pass a third party LM-80 test in Taiwan, performed by IST, required by Energy Star. SemiLEDs (Nasdaq: LEDS), with cooperation of Integrated System Technology(IST), is proud to announce that its S35 product line has successfully completed the requirements of the stringent 6000 hour lumen maintenance test (LM-80) and the results showed an extrapolated lifetime of up to 50,000 hours. SemiLEDs’ S35 series is the first product to pass the LM-80 after IST’s received t...
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2012-08-29

PIDA Predicts 1.05 million LED Light Bulbs will be Sold in Taiwan in 2012

Taiwan Photonic Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA) has estimated that 1.05 million LED light bulbs will be sold in Taiwan by the end of 2012, 2.7 folds more than last year’s level. The hefty growth is mainly thanks to recent hikes of electricity rates on the island, narrowed price gap between LED light bulbs and CFLs, and much better lumen-watt performance of LED lamps than CFLs. as a result, the bright market outlook has drawn many local manufacturers to branch out into LED light bulb production and build up brand name in the m...
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2012-08-27

Edison Opto introduces the ultra-high cost-performance ratio product-Edixeon C Series, and sets up a high standard among the LED industry

Due to the rise of environmental consciousness and the increase in electricity tariff, the LED lighting market is getting active. Edison Opto, a Taiwanese leading lighting manufacturer in high power LED market, has been developing the products which fit the market demand and environment protection actively since their establishment. Recently, Edison Opto has successfully developed the high cost-performance ratio product-Edixeon C Series, and showed their sophisticated R&D capability. The Edixeon C Series are available in cool white and warm white. Featuring...
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2012-08-24

Edison Opto Joins Zhaga Consortium and Introduces the EdiLex Linear Series (Strip and Area Lighting) Module

Zhaga is an industry-wide collaboration between companies from across the globe. Many international lighting manufactures have joined Zhaga. In order to maintain the leading position, Edison Opto, a Taiwanese leading lighting manufacturer in high power LED market, joins Zhaga consortium and develops the products which fit the market demand and environment protection actively. Edison Opto has successfully developed the EdiLex Linear Series (Strip and Area Lighting) Module which is referred to the specifications of Zhaga. EdiLex Linear Series (Strip and Area Lighti...
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2012-08-24

AUO Instead of Hon Hai to be Sony’s Contract Supplier for LCD TVs

Sony has decided to shift more contract orders to AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) and its production arms from Hon Hai, likely due to Hon Hai build ties-up with its major competitor Sharp in the market for LCD TVs. According to industry insiders, as soon as building partnership with Sony, AUO has seen orders for LCD TVs significantly increase since the beginning of Q3 in 2012, with lots of which allegedly coming from the Japanese customer. Meanwhile, BriView Electronics Corp., a production arm of AUO, Lextar Electronics Corp., an LED maker, and I-C...
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2012-08-23

Taiwan Donates Solar LED Lights to Tuvalu

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou has announced that the island will step up efforts to assist Tuvalu to become a low-carbon country. Ma says this latest commitment, which is in addition to the nearly four thousand solar LED lights Taiwan has already donated, will boost energy savings in Tuvalu. According to the Marianas Variety report, Taiwan plans to help Tuvalu replace its fluorescent street lights with environmentally friendly LED fixtures as part of the Lamp of Taiwan project. Launched after Ma took office in May 2008, the Lamp of Taiwan project uses ...
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2012-08-23

Taiwan Considers to Ease Restrictions on Island’s Strategic Hi-tech Industries Investments by Mainland Chinese

Recently, Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) began its fourth-time review of restrictions on Island’s Investments by Mainland Chinese as the basis of whether or not to allow mainland Chinese investors to hold more stakes in the island’s high-tech firms. The ministry is assessing the feasibility of conditionally allowing mainland Chinese investors to hold more stakes in the island’s three strategic hi-tech industries, including semiconductor, LCD panel and LED manufacturing. Date back to 2008, the island has eased the restrictions, in thr...
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2012-08-22

A New Dimmable 50 Watt LED Panel Light from GlacialLight, the GL-PL0606AD

- Efficient, long life LED panels to provide lower cost interior lighting – GlacialLight , a division of the experienced technology manufacturer, GlacialTech Inc., has announced the new GL-PL0606AD Dimmable LED Panel Light , which has now joined the company's popular range of LED lighting products. This high efficiency 50W LED panel is an ideal replacement for older, less-efficient light sources. Its greatest advantages over older products are its remarkably low energy and maintenance costs, thanks to efficient, long life, low heat LED technol...
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2012-08-20

Taiwan's National Defense University Develops Nanocarbon Light Source

Lately, a research team from Taiwan's National Defense University has been utilizing nanocarbon materials to develop lightbulbs and tubes that are more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly than currently available products. Unlike LED lighting products, the team's invention boasts nanocarbon materials that can be used to develop a light source in a mercury-free manufacturing process, according to Ger Ming-der, a professor at the university's Department of Chemical and Material Engineering at Chung Cheng Institute of Technology. The technology also ...
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2012-08-16

It’s Necessary for Taiwan to Make New Smart Lighting Standards

Lately, Taiwan's lighting industry is in the process of making five new smart lighting standards, expecting to spur the creation of a highly integrated supply chain and improve its competitiveness in the fast growing LED sector. To maintain technological edge and overall value Approved by Taiwan's six major lighting associations and two state-funded institutes, the Institute for Information Industry (III) and the Industrial Technology Research Institute, the five intelligent lighting system standards cover the areas of system functions, wide area networks, field...
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2012-08-14

Ecomaa launch new product-LED driver module bulb series

Due to the electricity tariff increase’s trend, LED bulb has become the popular choice for the home lighting. Ecomaa Lighting Inc. officially launched it’s own brand Ecomaa LED driver module Bulb series in this summer, to lead the industry's breakthrough innovative light source design, together with spreading the green living and corporate concept over the society. Ecomaa new LED driver module Bulb 7.5W series has the brightness similar to a 40W incandescent lamp; there are 3000K and 6000K color temperature and 110 or 220 voltage choices, up to 550lm ,...
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2012-08-14

Taiwan LED Makers Operation Results Impacted by European Debt Crisis

Looking at Taiwan LED makers’ operation results, it turns out that the debt crisis will impact them to different degrees in the second half. Unity Opto Technology, had revenue of NT$785 million (US$26.2 million) in July, a 10% month-on-month (MoM) increase and a record monthly high. The company attributed the record monthly high to many positive factors including additional orders from customers for new products, increasing demand from LED backlighting modules, increasing shipments of LCD TVs and tablet PCs from Taiwan-based EMS (electronics manufact...
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2012-08-13

Lextar Reports 2Q 2012 Financial Results: Gross margin 15.1%, EPS NT$ 0.3

Lextar Electronics Corp. (“Lextar” or the “Company) (TAIEX: 3698) announced its results for the second quarter of 2012. The Company reported consolidated revenue of NT$ 2,611 million, up 19% from the previous quarter and near 10% of YoY increase.  Gross profit was NT$ 650 million with the gross margin of 15.1%, a 3.2 percentage point QoQ growth.  Lextar’s consolidated net profit for the second quarter of 2012 was NT$ 126 million, EPS NT$ 0.3. For the first half of 2012 Lextar’s consolidated revenue reported NT$ 4,805 million with an EPS of NT$ 0.3.
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2012-08-13

Huga Optotech to Become Epistar’s Wholly Owned Subsidiary

Taiwan Epistar’s board of directors has agreed with a proposal to acquire Huga Optotech Inc. as its wholly owned subsidiary by all-stock swap at ratio of one Epistar share for 4.85 Huga shares. Baseline date for the swap is tentatively set at Dec. 28 in 2012. Both companies will bring the deal to an irregular shareholders meeting on Sept. 28 for vote. Industry executives said the deal, estimated at NT$4 billion (US$133 million at US$1:NT$30), is conducive to minimizing the disorder of the upstream sector of Taiwan’s LED industry. Epistar executiv...
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2012-08-13

Taiwan Government to Unveil New Standards for Smart Lighting

According to Taiwan state-funded institute, the government is paving the way to announce newly established national standards for the smart lighting industry on Aug. 14, to expand demand and worldwide business opportunities. The Institute for Information Industry (III) pointed out that these standards are expected to improve the efficiency of lighting management, improve safety during nighttime activities, create energy-saving and a smart lighting environment, and explore high value-added business opportunities worldwide. The institute said that the five sets of standards fo...
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2012-08-10

GlacialPower Announces a Series of Compact LED Drivers Four New Tiny LED Drivers with High Power Efficiency

GlacialPower a sub-division of the experienced technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc., is pleased to announce a compact GlacialPower LED drivers with high power efficiency – GP-LS50PH-142C, GP-LS70PH-100C, GP-LS100PH-142C and GP-LS100PH-71C. With the compact dimensions of 177 x 57 x 37mm (LxWxH), these 4 LED drivers make LED lighting installations even easier compared to bulkier drivers. Even while being small, this series has a high power conversion efficiency rate of 91% ensuring low power consumption. These four fully integra...
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2012-08-10

Lustrous Zhaga products was accredited certification from UL

As the industry- leading brand of high Power COB LED manufacturer in Taiwan, Lustrous Technology Ltd., (4997TW) recently announced their Zhaga series products were accredited certification from UL in June, marks as the pilot of LED lighting industry in Asia Pacific region.   Considering Zhaga light engine is the future mainstream in LED lighting industry, In July 2010, Lustrous was registered as the first Taiwan regular member of Zhaga Consortium, investing great efforts and resources in developing Zhaga light engine products. This June, they proud...
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2012-08-09

Taiwan Lian-Fa Utilizes Cree XLamp XP-G LEDs Light up Jakarta, Indonesia

The LED lighting revolution has expanded to Jakarta, Indonesia. The LED illumination’s vast ambient and security benefits led to the installation of more than 3,000 area lights, featuring CreeXLamp XP-G LEDs, along a newly developed shopping and commercial area. Beginning in summer 2011, Lian-Fa replaced 200-watt high pressure sodium lamps with the LED-based luminaires for brighter and broader illumination, enabling shoppers and visitors to feel safer and more comfortable while visiting the area at night. The range of 105-watt, 133-watt and 200-watt lumi...
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2012-08-08

Excellence Opto. Inc.’s e-lite star™ Wall Packs and Roadway Street Light SL2 products are now listed on DLC QPL

Excellence Opto. Inc. (EOI), a pioneer of SSL energy saving products since 1995, has just announced their new brand e-lite star™ this year. The e-lite star™ Wall Packs and Roadway Street Light SL2 series are now listed on DesignLights™ Consortium (DLC) Qualified Product List (QPL).  The DesignLights™ Consortium supports only high quality, high performing LED products. To be qualified, each products listed on the QPL must meet the DLC’s minimum standards and requirements.  The superior design of EOI&rsqu...
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2012-08-08

Everlight, Lextar, Unity Opto Announces Mixed Revenue Results for July

Taiwan major LED companies Everlight, Lextar, Unity Opto Technology Co have released mixed results for July. Everlight’s revenue fall 4.83% Everlight’s filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange has shown that its revenue fall 4.83 percent to NT$1.42 billion (US$47.4 million) last month from June. The company attributed the decline to shorter working days, as employees went on annual leave. On an annual basis, last month’s sales grew 5.6 percent from NT$1.34 billion a year earlier. Accumulated revenue for the first seven months of the year totale...
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2012-08-02

FZLED introduces new size 4-inch of downlight series makes the choice for more

FZLED Inc., the leading maker of LED lighting products, today introduces a new size 4-inch LED downlight featuring cutting-edge light guide technology. It uses Low Power LED light source series products which is simple money-saving replacement for standard 4-inch recessed downlight. The energy-efficient, low-maintenance FZL-DL04-00 series downlight has long lifetime for min. 20,000hrs, high luminous efficacy and reduces environmental pollution. With several advanced features, the FZL-DL04-00 series is now the most obvious downlight choice for all indoor, a...
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2012-08-01

Delta Electronics Kicks off Selling 300,000 8W LED Bulbs at Taiwan 7-Eleven Stores

Delta Electronics has kicked off the cooperation with President Chain Store Corp., which runs 4,822 7-Eleven shops throughout Taiwan, to sell its brand-name LED light bulbs, paving the way for becoming Taiwan’s No.1 LED bulb brand. The company has built up a stock of 300,000 8W LED light bulbs at 7-Eleven stores and is preparing another 300,000 bulbs for next round of promotions at the chain store system. According to the company, the bulbs sold at stores feature omni-directional 270-degree beam angle, 100,000 times of on-off, two-year warranty, and Nichia...
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2012-07-31

GlacialLight GL-FD12 – Light, Bright and Compact LED Flood Lighting for Interior and Exterior Use

- Brings the cost-saving efficiency of LEDS to all applications - GlacialLight, a division of experienced global technology leader, GlacialTech Inc., has expanded its range of high-quality LED lighting products with the GL-FD12, a 13W DC-input LED Flood Light available in two color temperature versions. This attractive lamp's bright and pleasant illumination is great for all indoor and outdoor retail, commercial, and industrial external lighting applications. Typical usages include spot lighting, architectural lighting, commercial lighting, factory and wor...
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2012-07-31

ITRI Works on Designing Proposals for LED Light Bulb Standards

There is an increasing demand for LED light bulbs in Taiwan in 2012. Industry sources has estimated that the LED light bulb demand is expected to exceed 1,500,000 units in Taiwan for 2012 and the penetration rate into the local light bulb market is expected to exceed 30% in 2014, with an additional increase to 50% in 2015. The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) expects that by the end of 2012, there will be 46 brands of LED light bulbs and 154 models in Taiwan. However, some manufacturers’ labels can differ by 20 percent from their actual output, po...
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2012-07-27

Taiwan Lustrous Technology, Asia’s First LED Maker to Win UL-Certified Zhaga Light Engine Certification

Taiwan Lustrous Technology has received Asia’s first Underwriters Laboratories-Certified Zhaga-compliant light engine certification. The company’s chairman, J.C. Liu, pointed out that Zhaga standards are very important to LED light engines and the company’s products conform to Zhaga Book3 standard, which regulates light engine’s mechanism and light uniformity. In addition, the company much stresses Zhaga compliance of its products and hopes to offer lighting-fixture manufacturers optimal solutions and services with Zhaga-complaint engines. U...
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2012-07-27

Luminus Sets up Taiwan Office to Strengthen Asian Market

Luminus Devices has set up an office in Taoyuan County, Taiwan to cater for demands in the Asian market. The new officer is managed by Robin Hung, sales director for the Asia Region, and will provide sales support, customer service, field application engineering, and operational engineering to Luminus' key customers, suppliers and contract manufacturing partners in Asia. Hung and his staff will be responsible for managing Luminus' current relationships and future business opportunities in display, entertainment and specialty lighting vertical markets across Asia...
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2012-07-26

Delta Donates 150 LED Lightings to Rural Thailand

Delta Electronics Foundation has led a donation of 150 LED lighting kits to community centers and an elementary school in Chiang Mai and centers in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand to help solve lighting problems there. The donation, a joint effort by Delta and Taida, has helped improve the learning environment for children and alleviate the problem of inadequate lighting in that part of the country. And according to Hsu Wei-min, vice president at Taida Electronics Co., a subsidiary of Delta Electronics Inc., a Taiwan-based power management system supplier , the donat...
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2012-07-26

The New Power-Saving DL10 25W LED Down Light from GlacialLight

- Cost cutting, low-maintenance, and easy to install - GlacialLight, a division of the experienced technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc., today announced the new GL‐DL10 LED down light. This high‐performance 300mm 25 Watt LED down light is a lightweight all‐in‐one lighting solution combining the LED source with a slim, sleek, and fashionable circular fixture for ease of installation. Energy-efficient and requiring almost zero maintenance; this is a quick and easy money-saving replacement for down lights based on older technology. The GlacialLight DL1...
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New LUXEON LED® with BIOS SkyBlue® Circadian technology eliminates barriers to better Human Centric Lighting Today, Human Centric Lighting (HCL) innovator BIOS, and global lighting solutions provider Lumileds®, have joined forces t... READ MORE

Topcon Technohouse Corporation (https://www.topcon-techno.co.jp/en/), optical measurement instrument manufacturer such as luminance meter, spectroradiometer proudly launched 2D spectroradiometer SR-5100 series (Fig.1) built in self-developed a... READ MORE