2021-07-28

Rohinni names semiconductor veteran Ryan Cameron as CEO

Company also relocating to Liberty Lake, Washington to expand manufacturing space by 170% COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – July 22, 2021 – On the heels of two recent technical milestones, Rohinni, the expert in mini LED placement technology, today announced its new CEO, Ryan Cameron, and that it’s moving its headquarters to Liberty Lake, Washington to increase the team’s engineering space. Ryan Cameron, Rohinni CEO After an extensive national search process, Ryan Cameron was chosen as the company’s new CEO as a res...
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2021-07-27

Six Major Valeo Innovations for Safer and Cleaner Mobility to be Presented at the IAA Mobility 2021

PARIS, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeo will unveil six innovations - including a series of technologies that can create a "health shield" within the interior of a vehicle and charging stations suitable for all electric vehicles - at IAA Mobility in September. The technologies underscore Valeo's ongoing commitment to develop safer, cleaner and more diverse mobility. The IAA, for the first time in the show's history, will be held in Munich. It has been renamed IAA Mobility for the occasion. No longer promoted as just the annua...
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2021-07-27

TCL Upgrades Award-Winning 6-Series with 8K Resolution

Top-Selling Electronics Brand Partners with Streaming Pioneer to Deliver World's First 8K TCL Roku TV CORONA, Calif., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL®, one of the world's best-selling consumer electronics brands and leading technology companies, today announced pricing and U.S. availability of the new 8K TCL Roku TV addition to its popular 6-Series TV line. Adding mini-LED backlight technology to the award-winning 6-Series models last year, TCL is empowering viewers to enjoy even more cinematic and gaming-optimized performanc...
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2021-07-27

For Top Athletes, Breathing Clean, Pure Air While Training is Now a Reality

Photo Credit: LG   In the past 16 months, the face mask has become a necessity – as well as an accessory – worn by billions of people across the globe. While effective, it’s no secret that face masks worn for extended periods of time can get uncomfortable. They fog up eyeglasses, make your jaw sweat more and can restrict airflow when breathing hard, such as during exercise. LG engineers experienced in air purification technologies looked into the challenge of staying safe while minimizing the inconveniences of face masks and have come up with a new perso...
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2021-07-26

Samsung to Build First Virtual Production Studio With CJ ENM Leveraging Leading Display Technology

Samsung’s collaboration with CJ ENM shows commitment to innovating in the growing virtual production market with its leading Micro LED technology, The Wall   Samsung Electronics today announced a new partnership with CJ ENM, Asia’s leading entertainment and media group behind the Oscar-winning film ‘Parasite’, to build a virtual production studio to spearhead the production of future video content. Combining its cutting-edge Micro LED technology with CJ ENM’s globally recognized content production of television serie...
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2021-07-26

Signify Reports Second Quarter Sales Of EUR 1.6 Billion, Operational Profitability Of 10.9% And A Free Cash Flow Of EUR 104 Million

Second quarter 20211 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 83 million in Q1 21 to 862 million in Q2 21 Sales of EUR 1,609 million; 9.6% nominal sales growth and CSG of 14.1% LED-based sales represented 82% of total sales (Q2 2020: 80%) Adj. EBITA margin improved by 190 bps to 10.9% Net income increased to EUR 82 million (Q2 20: EUR 81 million) Free cash flow of EUR 104 million (Q2 20: EUR 158 million) Net debt/EBITDA ratio of 1.7x (Q2 20: 2.4x)   Eindhoven, the Netherlan...
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2021-07-23

ICL88xx Family Of Single-Stage Flyback Controllers With Constant Voltage Output Optimized For Cost-Effective Smart LED Drivers

Munich, Germany – 21 July 2021 – Cost-effective dimmable and intelligent LED systems are expected to increase the market share disproportionately in the coming years. Introducing the ICL8800, ICL8810 and ICL8820 single-stage flyback LED controllers for constant output voltages, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) addresses the need of LED driver manufacturers in this regard. With their unique features, the ICs meet the necessary performance requirements for LED lighting ap...
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2021-07-23

Tunnel-Junction Blue/Green μLED Stacks

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the USA has reported on the use of tunnel junctions (TJs) to stack green and blue micro-sized light-emitting diodes (μLEDs) grown by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) [Panpan Li et al,  Optics Express, vol29, p22001, 2021; Panpan Li et al, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol118, p261104, 2021].   The researchers comment: “The design enables the realization of cascaded blue/green μLEDs in one device with independent junction control, that is, we can control the blue μLED...
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2021-07-23

ams OSRAM Partners With Viewsonic To Achieve Outstanding Performance In Led-based Business And Education Projection

ams OSRAM’s Ostar Projection Power family enables 3,000 ANSI Lumens and a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio, providing bright and detailed images. • ams OSRAM’s Ostar Projection Power LEDs are the core light sources for ViewSonic’s LS600W projector • 3,000 ANSI Lumens offering bright images in almost any environment • latest generation LED technology meets 30,000 hours projector lifespan – free of lamps, mercury, and maintenance 19.07.2021 | Trade Press ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optica...
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2021-07-23

Stanley Electric Has Developed  IR VCSELs To Be Used As A New Sensing Light Source For Automotive Applications (AEC-Q102 Compliant)

Stanley Electric has developed IR VCSELs to be used as a new sensing light source for automotive applications (AEC-Q102 compliant). A VCSEL(Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser) is a device mounted on a board whose light source is a vertical emitting laser. In order for cars to become a safer, more comfortable means of transportation, automotive applications are continuing to evolve with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), or autonomous driving technology. Infrared light is used inside the vehicle to monitor the driver and the passengers, and the d...
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2021-07-22

Applied UV Continues International Expansion with Airocide(R) Hospital Installation in Thailand

Airocide® technology helps hospitals to remain open to protect patients, visitors and staff   MOUNT VERNON, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 21, 2021 / Applied UV, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUVI) ("Applied UV" or the "Company"), an infection control technology company that applies the power of narrow-range ultraviolet light ( "UVC") for surface areas and catalytic bioconversion technology for air purification to destroy pathogens safely, thoroughly, and automatically, announced that its Thailand distributor, V Eye Precisio...
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2021-07-22

UF Study Gives Strawberry Growers A Ray Of (UV) Light At The End Of Their Pest Tunnel

For a few years, University of Florida plant pathologist Natalia Peres has used an ultraviolet light system to thwart strawberry pathogens. Peres even published a study this year that showed the system helps control powdery mildew. Two fellow researchers with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have now used the same robotic UVC applicator to show that it works well to slow the spread of one strawberry pest, but not a second. The three scientists, Peres and others at UF/IFAS are trying to tamp down pests and diseases for Florida's $300 mill...
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2021-07-22

Futuristic Perpetual Harvest Cannabis Facility Chooses Programmable Spectrum LED from Revolution Micro for its $40M Facility

TLANTA, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The past decade has seen massive changes in the Cannabis industry as legalizations have taken the trade from small grows to giga-scale international corporations. Massachusetts cannabis company Green Care Collective has gathered a team of international cannabis experts to build the next evolution of cannabis cultivation; a perpetual harvest facility with all the latest advancements in horticultural science. Inside the Facility The futuristic facility has a perpetual harvest method...
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2021-07-22

ASM AMICRA Unveils Manufacturing Systems Incorporating X-Celeprint’s MTP Technology

ASM AMICRA Microtechnologies GmbH (“ASM AMICRA”) has announced three new manufacturing systems that combine X-Celeprint's Micro-Transfer Printing (MTP) and ASM AMICRA's high precision die bonding technology to introduce the complete system to enable high volume heterogeneous integration of ultra- thin dies onto up to 300mm base wafers. X-Celeprint's MTP process stacks ultra-thin dies known as 'x-chips', which can be extremely varied[1] and made using very different process nodes and technologies[2], to create virt...
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2021-07-22

Announcement Of Paper Publication In Journal Of Photochemistry And PhotobiologyThe Effectiveness Of Inactivating The New Coronavirus By Stanley's 265nm UVC LED

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters 2-9-13 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and Representative Director: Yutaka Hiratsuka) has announced the results of the evaluation test conducted jointly with Yamaguchi University (Dr. Daisuke Hayasaka, and Dr. Sora Shimoda, Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), that their 265nm UVC LED has high effectiveness of virus inactivation of SARS-COV-2. On this occasion, we are pleased to announce that the results have been published in the Journal of ...
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2021-07-21

New Growth at Domaine Vincent: A Farmer Who Saw the Light

  At first glance, nothing would have suggested Marc Vincent would become a farmer barely 15 years ago. Up to that point, this engineer by trade had been a plant manager for a major industrial company, where electromechanics, automation and state-of-the-art technology were his passion and his bread and butter.   The Start of a Great Adventure   It all began when Marc and his wife, Aude, a horse lover, purchased a farm to board their animals. The orchard on the property in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac in Quebec’s Lower Laurentians had been abandoned....
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2021-07-21

ETRI Solves The Challenge In The Next-Generation Display Micro LED

IMAGE: RESEARCHERS FROM ETRI IS PERFORMING THE SIMULTANEOUS TRANSFER-BONDING PROCESS FOR MICRO LED CREDIT: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE(ETRI) The Korean research team developed the world's first next-generation display technology that can simplify the process and reduce the incidental expenses considerably. The new materials required for the new process were also developed for the first time in the world and is exp...
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2021-07-21

Nichia’s Patent Was Expired And Everlight’s Products Are Not Affected

Shulin District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, July 19, 2021 –In response to Nichia’s press release on July 19 on their website about the Germany proceeding, Everlight states that the proceeding is still in progress and is not a final judgment. Everlight believes that a favorable judgment will be obtained. Everlight declares that Nichia’s European patent EP936682 (and its equivalent Germany counterpart Germany patent DE69702929) was expired on July 29, 2017. Therefore, Everlight’s and WOFI’s products are not affected in any way. Everl...
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2021-07-21

Nichia Claims 4.5 Million EUR Against Everlight’s Subsidiary WOFI As Damage Compensation For Patent Infringement In Germany

On July 15, 2021, Nichia Corporation (“Nichia“) initiated damage compensation proceedings at the Düsseldorf District Court against WOFI Leuchten Wortmann & Filz GmbH (“WOFI”), based on a final judgment of the Düsseldorf District Court (docket number 4b O 132/16) finding infringement of Nichia’s YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) by WOFI. WOFI is a manufacturer of residential lighting products and a German subsidiary of Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd.. WOFI initia...
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2021-07-20

Velodyne Lidar Announces Leadership Transition

Provides Progress Update on Growth Strategy   SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 19, 2021– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), the leading lidar company, known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies, today announced that Dr. Anand Gopalan has informed the Board of Directors that he is stepping down as CEO and a member of the Board, effective July 30, 2021. In connection with this announcement, the Board has created an Office of the Chief ...
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2021-07-20

Veoneer Partners With Baraja To Deliver Spectrum-Scan Lidar For Next Generation Autonomous Vehicles

STOCKHOLM, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The automotive technology company Veoneer, Inc. (NYSE: VNE and SSE: VNE SDB) has signed an agreement with pioneering LiDAR company Baraja to industrialize their Spectrum-Scan™ LiDAR technology for the next market wave of L2+ through L4 autonomous vehicle applications. Under the non-exclusive agreement, Veoneer will develop, market and integrate a scalable Spectrum-Scan™ platform from Baraja to serve the automotive market. Veoneer chose to partner with Baraja after extensive testing,...
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2021-07-20

Samsung’s 2021 The Wall Is Now Available Worldwide

The Wall’s colossal screen measures in at over 1,000 inches, creating an expansive canvas for showcasing content   Samsung Electronics today launched the 2021 model of its boundary-pushing modular display The Wall (Model Name: IWA) globally. With the new AI processing technology, upgraded 120Hz frame rates, and versatile installation options, this year’s The Wall once again reimagines display technology to give businesses boundless flexibility to showcase content.     “Samsung is dedicated to creating the most innovative display...
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2021-07-20

Otsuka Electronics Korea introduces Imaging Luminance-colorimeter specialized in Mini-LED and Micro-LED

Otsuka Electronics Korea, having a history of display front-end measurement solutions, released a superior model of the HS-1000H series on the market. This latest one has been specially designed for Mini-LED and Micro-LED, which are very delicate as each micro-sized chip emits lights. As the existing model lines are trusted in the Mini-LED BLU optical inspection process, the new model also aroused many expectations.     To be responsible for quality inspection of advanced display technology, Otsuka Electronics Korea combined a 120-megapixel camera w...
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2021-07-19

SILVERCAST is Bringing the First 3D Digital Media Art WHALE to Times Square

NEW YORK, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SILVERCAST Media, a premier Out of Home advertising company operating high-profile outdoor media across the United States, will be showcasing groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind, 3D digital art on SILVERCAST's digital spectacular located in the heart of Times Square for the public to enjoy.   Appearing on SILVERCAST's 30,000 sq. ft. iconic Times Square digital spectacular known as "Big Kahuna" will be a media art execution titled WHALE. Illuminating...
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2021-07-19

LG's Highly Anticipated Rollable OLED TV Now Available In United States

Arrival of LG SIGNATURE OLED R Marks History-Making Milestone ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  LG Electronics USA announced that the world's first rollable TV, LG SIGNATURE OLED R, is now available in the United States to order on LG.com. Featuring an unprecedented design, the TV carries a retail price of $100,000.   Courtesy of LG SIGNATURE Courtesy of LG SIGNATURE   The LG SIGNATUR...
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2021-07-19

Apple VR Headset May Monitor User's Pose Using Neural Networks

By Malcolm Owen | Jul 13, 2021-Appleinsider     Apple's VR or AR headset could move an avatar of the user based on monitoring the user's body movements, while its battery life could be lengthened by some clever data transmission techniques.   Apple is believed to be in development of a virtual reality or augmented reality headset, as well as AR smart glasses known as "Apple Glass." In entering a slowly growing field of human-computer interaction, Apple is also attempting to enginee...
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2021-07-16

Cepton Secures Industry’s Largest ADAS Lidar Series Production Win with Leading Detroit-Based Global Automotive OEM

Cepton expected to be the first lidar company in the world to go mass-market across multiple vehicle platforms by 2023   SAN JOSE, Calif., July 13, 2021--(Cepton Technologies, Inc. ("Cepton") announced that it has secured an ADAS lidar series production award at a leading, Detroit-based global automotive OEM ("Detroit-based OEM"), which is the industry’s largest award to-date [1]. This represents a landmark milestone both for the lidar industry as well as for Silicon Valley-based Cepton, which celebrates its five-year anniversa...
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2021-07-16

Quanergy Selected by PARIFEX as Exclusive Supplier of Long-Range 3D LiDAR for Highway Speed Detection and Enforcement

Quanergy’s IoT LiDAR solution selected for Smart City deployment Quanergy’s M-Series selected for its long range up to 200 meters and superior object detection Initial project deployed with the French Ministry of Interior, with future expansion to global deployments Builds on and expands a multi-year partnership to create safe highway systems (total of over 850 of sensors) Quanergy Selected by PARIFEX as Exclusive Supplier of Long-Range 3D LiDAR for Highway Speed Detection and Enforcement (Graphic: Business Wire) ...
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2021-07-16

LG Electronics Takes Wraps Off Integrated Indoor and Outdoor Delivery Robot

LG Electronics has unveiled a robot that can move indoors and outdoors in a bid to move into the rapidly growing delivery robot market. A robot from LG Electronics that can move indoors and outdoors The company announced on July 13 that it introduced an integrated delivery robot at Ubiquitous Robot 2021 held in Gangneung, Gangwon Province on July 12. The robot can freely move indoors and outdoors. LG Electronics is planning to test-run the new delivery robot toward the end of 2021 after thorough verification. LG Electronics established LG Boston Robotics...
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2021-07-16

Kopin Announces Multiyear Development Agreement With a Leading Japanese Company for Full-Color LED Microdisplays on Silicon

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading developer and provider of high-resolution AMLCD, LCOS and OLED microdisplays and display subassemblies announced today it has signed a multiyear agreement with a leading Japanese electronics Company that develops and produces advanced consumer products, to develop superbright 2K x 2K full-color Light Emitting Diode (LED) microdisplays on silicon. Under the agreement, Kopin will develop and supply its proprietary backplane silicon wafers and its new partner will dev...
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With up to 2000lm per LED, LUXEON 7070 delivers the power, efficacy and solution cost reductions luminaire manufacturers need   San Jose, CA – August 31, 2021 – More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the... READ MORE

 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at... READ MORE