Philips Lighting and Saudi Retail Giant Join Hands

Dutch lighting giant Philips Lighting announced that its Saudi Arabia JSC has signed a strategic distribution agreement with major retailor Ahmed Abdulwahed Trading Company to sell its LED and home products, according to Arab News.
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Elemental LED Announces New Partnership with Leading Sales Agency in Texas

Elemental LED, a major U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced a partnership with ERT Lighting & Sales, Inc. that extends its Diode LED product brand into the San Antonio and south Texas region. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.
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Lighting Systems and Hubbell Lighting Partner in Northern California

Hubbell Lighting, a specialist in lighting innovation, announced that it has appointed Lighting Systems as its new representative throughout Northern California effective April 1.
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LEDVANCE and Samsung SmartThings Partnership Boosts Smart Lighting Offering for UK Consumers

A partnership between Samsung SmartThings and general lighting provider LEDVANCE sees two leading brands with a global footprint connecting to increase the interaction between lighting and other domestic activities. The result is the provision of an affordable and reliable smart home offering to UK consumers.
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Revolution Lighting Technologies Announces Philanthropic Partnership with Mercy Ships

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a global provider of advanced LED lighting technology solutions, announced that it has recently secured a philanthropic partnership with Mercy Ships, a global charity with hospital ships that provide free lifesaving surgeries for people where medical care is nearly non-existent.
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Noribachi Forges LED Lighting Partnership with Samsung in U.S.

Noribachi, a leading U.S.-based custom LED manufacturer and Samsung Electronics, a global leader in advanced component solutions, announced establishment of a major partnership. This broad partnership will draw upon the technology and engineering strengths of each company to spark innovation in an initial step toward redefining the U.S. LED lighting industry.
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LEDOTRON Alliance Dissolved: Partners Develop Other Dimming Options

The marketing of the open industry digital dimming standard LEDOTRON can be traced back to EU incandescent lamp prohibition and the associated uncertainty of the compatibility of "conventional" dimmers with LED and energy-saving lamps. LEDOTRON was developed as a normalized and standardized dimming and control technology.
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NASA and LVX Systems Team up to Introduce Li-Fi into Space

NASA at the Kennedy Space Center has entered into a partnership with Light Visually Transceiving (LVX) System Corp. to collaborate in developing a potentially ground-breaking technology in electronic communications. Similar to high-speed communication known as Wi-Fi, visible light communication, or VLC, is a wireless method using light-emitting diodes referred to as Li-Fi.
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San’an Opto Signs LiFi Partnership Agreement with Military-affiliated Chinese Research Institute

To protect investors rights, San’an Opto suspended trade on the Chinese bourse on July 8, 2015, due to the uncertain outcome of an important company decision that potentially could have impacted its stock performance. The company explained the trade suspension was to ensure all information was transparent, open and fair.
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U.S. Manufacturer Global Tech LED Partners Up with Jabil Circuit to Enter Indian Market

Global Tech LED, fast-growing south Florida-headquartered creator and manufacturer of energy-, money- and labor-saving LED new construction and retrofit outdoor, indoor commercial lighting systems, announces substantial further market and product-production expansion beginning this year.
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MaxLite Honored by EPA as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized MaxLite with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. MaxLite’s accomplishments will be recognized at the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015.
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Thai LED Lighting Market Relies Heavily on Imports

Thailand is emerging as a lucrative export market for LED manufacturers, according to a latest report from Guangdong Science and Technology News.
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CEA-Leti and LUCIOM Focusing on Bidirectional Transceivers for LiFi Applications

CEA-Leti and LUCIOM, which develops visible-light communication using light-emitting diodes (LEDs), have launched a project to develop high-data-rate LiFi transceivers. With this technology, LUCIOMexpects to offer in mid-2015 one of the first high-data-rate bidirectional light-fidelity, or LiFi, products that can work with different LED lighting sources, and on mobile devices.
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Cross-Strait LED Industry Cooperation Seminar Aims to Integrate the Best from Both Sides

The Cross-Strait LED industry cooperation seminar took place at Dayeh University in Changhua County, Taiwan on Sept. 4, 2014. Industry experts and academia from China and Taiwan attended the seminar.
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[Breaking News] Cree and Lextar Enter Investment Agreement

Cree, a market leader in LED lighting, and Lextar Electronics Corporation (TAIEX: 3698), today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement whereby Cree will make an investment in Lextar and the companies will enter into a supply agreement for sapphire-based LED chips. As part of the agreement, Cree will invest approximately US $83 million to purchase 83 million Lextar shares at a price of NT$30 (US $1.00) per share. 
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Philips and Shanghai LED Company Jointly Establish LED Lighting Manufacturing Base in China

Philips signed a multilateral agreement with Xuchang City government in China and VisionMax (Shanghai) Electronic Technology (VisionMax) to establish a LED lighting manufacturing base, according to a report by GG-LED.com.
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Alwaseeta Seals Deal with QKLC to Establish LED Plant in Qatar

Qatar Intermediate Industries Company (Alwaseeta)  signed a joint venture agreement with Qatar Korea LED Consortium (QKLC) to set up a LED lighting system manufacturing facility in Qatar, according to a Gulf News report. 
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Elec-Tech Discusses Partnership with Genesis Photonics

Chinese LED chip manufacturer Elec-Tech has been seeking partnership with Taiwan-based manufacturers. Regarding forming partnerships with Chinese LED die manufacturers, Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI) is open to discussion, as long as it benefits the industry, company, and stockholders,  said GPI Chairman David Chung.
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Soitec and CEA sign a Five-Year R&D Partnership on Advanced Engineered Substrates and Materials

Soitec and CEA have renewed their long-standing and fruitful partnership for the next five years. This new contract aims to support Soitec’s strategy for the electronics, solar energy and lighting markets. It will focus on engineered substrates and materials offering higher performances and energy savings at a competitive cost.
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PhotonStar Announces Collaboration with Lutron

PhotonStar LED Ltd formally announced a collaboration with controls specialists Lutron at Lux Live 2013 in order to enable "seamless compatibility‟ between products. The London lighting event took place on Nov. 20-21, 2013 at Earls Court 2, London, UK.
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Introducing the world’s first LCoS light engine with adaptive LED illumination. Spotlight™ display technology delivers up to 90% illumination power savings and 10x local contrast compared to conventional LCoS. SAN MATEO, Calif., Ja... READ MORE

With the theme of "Taking LED Displays to New Heights with Macroblock Driver ICs", Macroblock showcases common cathode driver ICs for LED displays in different application scenarios at Integrated System Exhibition (ISE) 2024. Fig.1 M... READ MORE