2017-06-09

Western Norway Gets Connected LED Street Lighting from Philips Lighting for ‘Smart City’ Initiative

Philips Lighting announced that 11 municipalities in southern Rogaland in Western Norway will be transformed into smart municipalities over the next two years. Over 18,000 connected Philips LED street lights will be installed and controlled remotely using the Philips CityTouch lighting management system. The combination of LED luminaires and remote monitoring and control will transform the management of lighting across the municipalities, enabling energy and operational savings.
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2017-06-08

Seoul Semiconductor Resolves LED Filament Bulb Lawsuit against Global Retailer Kmart and Pursues Further Patent Enforcement Initiatives

On June 8, 2017, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (collectively “Seoul”) announced that they have resolved a patent litigation that was filed on behalf of Seoul and The Regents of the University of California against Kmart Corporation. The patent case was filed in U.S. Federal District Court, asserting infringement of eight patents based upon Kmart’s sales of Kodak/Spotlite branded filament LED bulbs.
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2017-06-08

NEC and Hiperwall Partner to Provide Innovative Large-Display Video Wall Solutions for Control Rooms Worldwide

NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. and Hiperwall Inc. announced a new hardware–software partnership to provide large-display video wall solutions for control rooms and other venues. To offer customers integrated solutions from either company, as well as a seamless purchasing experience, sales representatives from both companies will be cross-trained, allowing them to share knowledge, expertise, and experience.
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2017-06-08

Lithonia Lighting Recalls to Repair Ceiling Light Fixtures Due to Impact Hazard

Name of Product: LED light fixtures   Hazard: The plastic diffuser lens can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.   Remedy: Repair
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2017-06-07

LEDVANCE Commits to the Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Lighting Challenge - Company Announces to Sell 2.5 Billion LED Lamps by 2023

LEDVANCE, one of the global leaders in general lighting, has committed to the Clean Energy Ministerial Global Lighting Challenge (GLC). During the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial Summit (CEM8) in Beijing, LEDVANCE announced its commitment to selling 2.5 billion energy efficient LED Lamps by 2023.
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2017-06-07

Collaboration between Seren Photonics and Bluglass Leads to Successful Semipolar GaN Template Process Transfer

Seren Photonics Limited (a developer of semipolar gallium nitride products based near Cardiff, Wales) and BluGlass Limited (ASX:BLG  an Australian technology developer, commercialising breakthrough semiconductor manufacturing process and equipment) have announced the completion of phase 1 of the transfer of Seren’s semipolar GaN template process to the BluGlass MOCVD epitaxial services.
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2017-06-07

Vektrex to Present Seminar with Instrument Systems and Rapitech at Opto Taiwan 2017

Attend this seminar to learn everything that you need to know about the CAS140D, including: high precision color binning with the CAS140D, how to integrate the CAS140D and SpikeSafe Performance Series Current Source into your light measurement system, challenges of UV LED measurement, and the specifications that define a performance current source.
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2017-06-07

ERP Power and Future Lighting Solutions Sign Global Distribution Agreement

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a major provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a global distribution franchise agreement with Future Electronics, a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools. Future Electronics is globally integrated with lighting solutions expertise in 44 countries around the world to accelerate time to market and facilitate architectural, commercial and industrial lighting fixture development.
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2017-06-06

Watchfire Announces Winners of Third Annual LED Sign Awards

Eden Resort in Lancaster, Penn., wanted a sign that would capture the essence of their property and allow them to advertise their many events and services. The experts at W.J. Stricker Signs, Inc., recommended a Watchfire display as part of a creatively designed and professionally fabricated one-of-a-kind digital sign. The workmanship and creative use of LED signage earned W.J. Stricker Signs, Inc. of New Oxford, Penn., the Grand Prize in the 2017 Watchfire LED Sign Awards.
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2017-06-06

THine Announces Development of Transmission Lines for the Advanced Next-Generation High-Speed Interface Standard V-by-One US

THine Electronics, Inc., the global leader in high-speed serial interface and provider of mixed-signal LSI, has been developing transmission lines for the advanced next-generation high-speed interface standard for 4K and 8K video images “V-by-One® US” with several partner companies, and announces that its achievement will be exhibited at the booth of DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD. at JPCA Show 2017 (the 47th International Electronic Circuits Exhibition).
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2017-06-06

Alpha to Host LED Seminar and Showcase High Reliability LED Packaging & Assembly Materials at GILE 2017 in Guangzhou

Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will host a joint LED seminar with its sister company “MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions” at Westin Pazhou Hotel on June 10.  In addition, Alpha will showcase its vast LED materials portfolio and will present a technical paper at the upcoming Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) taking place June 9th – 12th in China.
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2017-06-06

Illumitex Raises $4 Million in Venture Capital to Accelerate Digital Horticulture

Illumitex Inc., a major manufacturer of horticultural LED fixtures, has received $4 million in equity funding from WP Global Partners and NEA to accelerate the development and deployment of its digital horticulture system. WP Global lead the recent $4 mm round of growth capital. 
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2017-06-06

Düsseldorf District Court maintains Decisions of Preliminary Injunctions against Everlight for Infringement of Nichia’s YAG Patent

On April 25, 2017, the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany has rendered judgments in favor of Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) maintaining three preliminary injunctions against Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Everlight”) for infringement of Nichia’s YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929). The preliminary injunctions concern the white LED products “334-15/X1C5-1QSA”, „334-15/T2C2-1TVB“ and „XI3535-KT577J1-03201-000P“ manufactured by Everlight and distributed in Germany.
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2017-06-05

Edison Opto Will Showcase at 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Edison Opto will showcase the latest lighting products at 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition from June 09 to June 12, 2017, including automotive LED, outdoor lighting, TM-30 technique, flexible filament bulb series, and horticulture lighting. The booth will be located at No.A19 in Hall 10.2, China Import and Export Fair Complex.
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2017-06-05

Nichia Updates on the Patent Lawsuit Filed by Everlight

On April, 25, 2017, a Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Everlight”) issued a press release, announcing that it had filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court against Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) and other companies.
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2017-06-03

Western Digital Responds to Toshiba Statement Related to NAND Flash-Memory JVs

Western Digital Corp. today issued the following in response to Toshiba Corporation’s (“Toshiba”) statement that it will transfer back the three NAND flash-memory joint ventures (“the JVs”) operated with Western Digital from Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”):
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2017-06-03

TOSHIBA Updates on Status of Third-party Investment in the Memory Business

Toshiba Corporation has resolved to revert to itself from Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), the stake of a joint venture (JV) between Toshiba and SanDisk LLC (SanDisk) at Yokkaichi Operations, which manufactures flash memories. TMC was split from Toshiba Corporation on April 1 2017, as a wholly owned subsidiary responsible for the memory business.
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2017-06-03

Thermaltake and Asetek Partner on New Floe Riing RGB Product

Asetek, a specialist in liquid cooling solutions for data centers, servers and PCs, announced that Thermaltake has selected Asetek's liquid cooling technology for its new Floe Riing RGB TT Premium Edition All-in-One Cooler Series.
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2017-06-02

THE SLYNG Is the Next Generation of Light Shows

THE SLYNG is a unique assembly of lights + rope which allow the user to create illumination patterns that have never been done before. It combines art, performance, and recreation in the form of light manipulation. Combining various aspects of other light show forms make it feel familiar, but also creating flow art and movements unlike anything else.
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2017-06-01

Enocean and Silvair Team Up To Deliver Wireless Switches and Sensors with Bluetooth Mesh Connectivity

Silvair, a pioneer in Bluetooth-based smart lighting solutions for professional applications, and EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technologies for building automation, announced a collaboration to develop self-powered lighting controls and multifunctional sensors with Bluetooth mesh networking connectivity.
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2017-06-01

Modern Forms Wins Best Booth Awards at 2017 Lightfair International

Modern Forms received the Best Booth Award in the Design Pavilion during 2017 Lightfair International at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Modern Forms earned the accolade for excellence in visual display and product presentation.
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2017-06-01

LpS 2017 Returns for Its 7th Year this September

The symbiosis of LED/OLED lighting and modern technology has led to new technical system architectures that will alter the light market, forever. For the next generations of lighting concepts to succeed a holistic approach between technology and the system is required, but how? The associated interdisciplinary developments require comprehensive knowledge of applications, designs and technologies in order to meet their potential.
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2017-05-26

South China Normal University Announces Latest Achievements in Color Video Electronic Paper

The latest achievements in color video electronic paper displays, produced by the team lead by Professor Guofu Zhou from South China Normal University (SCNU), are introduced at Display Week 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) by the Society for Information Display (SID), the academic authority in the field of information display technology worldwide. This technology has been selected as one of the most innovative display technologies for demonstration at the innovation zone (I-Zone) of the conference exhibition hall. In addition, Professor Zhou delivered a presentation on the recent breakthroughs of SCNU's color video e-paper technology at the Electronic Paper and Reflective Display Session.
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2017-05-26

SID Names Display Week's Best In Show And I-Zone Winners

The Society for Information Display (SID) celebrated the winners of the Best in Show and I-Zone (Innovation Zone) during its annual Awards Luncheon held yesterday during Display Week 2017.  The winners of the Display Industry Awards announced last week were also honored at the luncheon, which was held in the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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2017-05-25

Light from Osram Puts BMW Motorsport Team in Top Form for Racing

BMW Motorsport will be using biologically effective light from Osram during the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring in Germany, taking place on May 27 and 28. As new official partner of BMW Motorsport, Osram will be supplying activating light for drivers and engineers both before and during the race, enhancing their alertness and boosting their concentration. 
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2017-05-25

Sustainability Rating Schemes Help Projects Deliver Better Outcomes

For a small cost a sustainability rating scheme can help construction and infrastructure projects deliver not only better environmental outcomes but also better social and economic outcomes. “By setting a series of standards and targets the rating scheme encourages projects to innovate and produce a better project,” says Chris Broadbent at building science centre BRE.
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2017-05-25

Patent Reexamination Board of the SIPO Dismisses Intematix Suzhou Lighting’s Claim Against Red Phosphor Patent Owned by Mitsubishi Chemical and NIMS

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hitoshi Ochi) and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS; Location: Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki; President: Kazuhito Hashimoto) today announced that the Patent Reexamination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C. (SIPO) has dismissed every aspect of the claim, filed on November 2, 2016, by China’s Intematix Suzhou Lighting Co., Ltd.* 1 (Intematix Suzhou Lighting), requesting for the invalidation of the Chinese patent (No. ZL201110066517.7; “the patent”* 2 ) for red phosphor, a material used extensively in light-emitting diodes (LEDs), owned by MCC and NIMS. The board approved the validity of the patent, and MCC and NIMS received the written decision effective May 10. 
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2017-05-25

NAILD Unveils Advanced, Industry-Specific Lighting Training

Lighting professionals can now focus their expertise on specific market segments through its redesigned Lighting Specialist (LS II) program, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) announced today.
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2017-05-25

Global Lighting Technologies Announces New Partnership with Kruvand Associates

Global Lighting Technologies Inc would like to welcome Kruvand Associates as our new local representative organization for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana territories. Like GLT, Kruvand Associates has long served manufactures in the area by providing exceptional service and products and employs a team of account managers and sales personnel to support the area. 
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2017-05-25

OLED CHINA and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 to be Held in Shanghai concurrently with SIGN & LED CHINA 2017 in September

Organised by UBM Trust, OLED CHINA 2017 and DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 will be held from September 20-22 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), along with two other UBM Trust flagship events SIGN CHINA 2017 & LED CHINA 2017. The four concurrent events will bring together 1,300 exhibitors covering 100,000 sqm exhibition space. Each event will share their own resources to complement their industrial advantages, which will further extend the industry chain.
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Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So ... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE