2021-07-01

AOC Unveils Its Mini-LED-Backlit Monitor Featuring 576 Local Dimming Zones

AOC has recently unveiled its new monitor, the AG274QXM AOC, on its official website. Certified by VESA DisplayHDR™ 1000, the monitor features full-array direct-lit Mini LED backlights and 576 local diming zones, which makes blacks appear deeper and whites brighter, thereby presenting lifelike visual effects. Image source: AOC The AG274QXM AOC boasts color gamut of 100% sRGB, 99% Adobe RGB, 98% DCI-P3 and color accuracy of Delta-E <2. With a maximum refresh rate of 170Hz, the monitor offers excellent gaming and movie-watc...
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2021-07-01

LG QNED MiniLED TV Makes U.S. Debut; Sets New Standard For LCD Picture Quality

Features Exclusive Quantum Dot NanoCell Color Technology for Authentic Color Reproduction and Maximum Viewer Immersion ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA announced pricing and availability of its newest and most premium LCD TV lineup of QNED MiniLED TVs. Thanks to LG's state-of-the-art Quantum Dot NanoCell Color and MiniLED backlight technologies, the 2021 TVs deliver a stunning viewing experience with brilliantly bright colors and a higher contrast ratio for ...
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2021-06-30

Unilumin Became China's First DCI-certified LED Company

SHENZHEN, China, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently Unilumin's latest Cinema Screen passed the tests of the Research Institute of DMC, Keio University, a DCI authorized agency, and officially became a DCI-certified product. Unilumin has thus become China's first DCI-certified LED display enterprise and gained full access to the opportunities of the cinema LED display market.   What's the internationally accredited DCI certification?   DCI is an organization of Digital Cinema Sys...
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2021-06-30

New Planar CarbonLight VX Series Optimized for On-Camera Virtual Production

New Planar CarbonLight VX Series is optimized for on-camera performance, for virtual production and broadcast environments (Photo: Business Wire)   PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today introduced the Planar® CarbonLight™ VX Series, a line of LED display solutions optimized to meet the needs of the exploding virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR) markets. Featuring a lightweight, patented carbon fiber construction, the Planar CarbonLight VX Serie...
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2021-06-30

Global 10% of Car and 20% of TV Display Use WICOP ‘Permanent Injunction against 13 Brands Infringing WICOP Patents’

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that the New Jersey District Court issued a consent judgment and permanent injunction for infringement of twelve Seoul Semiconductor patents against 13 automotive lighting brand LED products being sold through automotive parts’ distribution channels.   WICOP is a revolutionary patented technology that is compactly designed with easy lens attachment without wire bonding or packaging, thus delivering high...
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2021-06-30

“Sharp Eye” For Robots – ams OSRAM Expands Its 3D Sensing Portfolio

Belago1.1 Dot Projector combines VCSEL chip, optics and robust package. Component enables the creation of high-resolution maps of the environment to help robots avoid collisions with people or obstacles. Belago1.1 extends ams OSRAM’s comprehensive portfolio for all three 3D sensing methods.  Premstaetten, Austria (29th June, 2021) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, expands its 3D Sensing portfolio with the Belago1.1 Dot Projector. While it will take some time before autonomous vehicles become mainst...
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2021-06-30

Nitride Semiconductors Has Entered into Settlement and License Agreement Relating to UV-LED Patent Infringement Lawsuit in USA

Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) technology, has filed complaints against Digi-Key Corporation, a global electrical components distributor, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV-LED patent. In the complaints, Nitride is asserting that UV-LED products being supplied by various LED companies - such as American Opto Plus LED Corp., Crystal IS Inc., Kingbright Electronic Co., Ltd., Luminus Device, and ...
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2021-06-29

TCL commercially announces NXTWEAR G smart glasses, multi-screen support for smartphones, new Family Watch and 5G CPE at MWC 2021

BARCELONA, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL, a pioneer in display technology and affordable, premium smart experiences, is announcing several new products spanning multiple mobile product categories at Mobile World Congress 2021. At today's event, TCL unveiled availability for its NXTWEAR G Wearable Display Glasses, and launched its new cross-device multi-screen collaboration feature for select devices, in addition to TCL's ultra-fast LINKHUB 5G Outdoor CPE and MOVETIME Family Watch 2.   TCL...
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2021-06-29

Wooree E&L Secures Half of LED Supply to LG Display

Firm benefits from LG InnoTek’s exit from LED business Image: LG Display South Korean LED firm Wooree E&L has secured half the supply of LED module used by customer LG Display, TheElec has learned. People familiar with the matter said Wooree’s LED modules currently accounts for around 50% of those used by the South Korean display panel maker. LED modules are used as the backlighting unit in liquid crystal display (LCD) TVs, notebooks and monitors. The modules are supplied to LG Display, which in turn supplies the...
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2021-06-28

CrazyCap Is the First UV LED Water Bottle to Be NSF/ANSI 55 Certified

Water Bottle Cap with Integrated Deep UV Light Receives International Certification Confirming Efficacy at the Highest Standards MIAMI, June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After an extensive testing process, CrazyCap has been certified by NSF International, making it the first UV water bottle to receive the NSF/ANSI 55 certification for ultraviolet water treatment systems.   CrazyCap was NSF 55 certified through rigorous testing by the water safety industry experts at NSF International. This certification proves that the U...
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2021-06-28

Lab To Go: Miniaturized Sensors Are The Key To Personalized Health Monitoring

Personalized, self-determined and decentralized – the healthcare sector is changing, with digitalization as the prime mover. And miniaturized sensors are the key.   Life as a patient in ten years’ time will be significantly different from what it is today. Smartphones and wearables will be doing much more than just taking photos and sending messages. They will be helping us to stay healthy.   Whether through wearables, rapid digital testing or smartphones with extra functionality, digitalization is fundamentally changing the health sector. And with it hea...
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2021-06-28

An Overview of China’s Third-Generation Semiconductor Industry in a Global Context

Some of the advantages of third-generation semiconductors SiC and GaN include their ability to operate under high voltages, high temperatures (for SiC), and high frequencies(for GaN). Not only do these advantages allow manufacturers to significantly reduce the physical sizes of chips, but peripheral circuit designs can also be simplified as a result, thereby further reducing the sizes of modules, peripheral components, and cooling systems. That is why SiC and GaN have become important strategic focuses of the global semiconductor industry. As part of its ongoing goa...
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2021-06-25

The Mini/Micro LED Projects of San’an Optoelectronics in Hubei and Hunan Provinces, China: Latest Updates

In the booming development of new displays and the third-generation semiconductor industry, San’an Optoelectronics has received much attention in the industry regarding its Mini/Micro LED and third-generation semiconductor projects at Gedian and Changsha in Hubei Province and Hunan Province, respectively. Recently, the company has made progress on these two projects. San’an Hubei Project Is Officially Put into Operation San’an has spent RMB12 billion (US$1.85 billion) in total on its Hubei project, planning to build a research, development...
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2021-06-25

Demand for Mini LEDs and Relevant Components Boosts the Revenue of Taiwan-based HIWIN in June

With increasing orders and improved production, institutional investors estimate that HIWIN Mikrosystem (hereinafter “HIWIN) is likely to generate more revenue in June than in May. The company’s performance in Q2 is expected to further improve following Q1, hitting its three-year record. HIWIN also has an all-time high stock price since it went public in 2019. Further, the surging demand for semiconductors, PCBs, automation, and Mini LEDs makes institutional investors believe that HIWIN will see another revenue increase in Q3 compared w...
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2021-06-25

High Demand for Mini LED Backlight and Invisible LED Products Drives Everlight Revenue in Q2, Despite an Off-Peak Season

The tight supply of optocouplers and increased prices of LED-backlit monitors have driven Everlight’s revenue in May, reaching NT$2.275 billion (US$81.4 million), a 10% monthly increase, 18.19% YoY growth, and a record high since January 2018. The optoelectronics company has monthly earned more than NT$2 billion for three consecutive months. Accordingly, institutional investors estimate earnings per share of NT$1 in Q2 and those of NT$2 in 1H21. is dedicated to developing niche applications of LEDs, including automotive lighting solutions, invisible LEDs...
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2021-06-25

Infineon and Pmdtechnologies Partner with ArcSoft for Under-display Time-of-Flight Turnkey Solution

Munich, Germany – 23 June 2021 – The latest phone designs focus on solutions that allow a full-screen display and avoid the notch, punch-hole cameras, or bezels without compromising on quality or performance. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) together with its Time-of-Flight (ToF) partner pmdtechnologies and the leading vision-based imaging specialist ArcSoft is developing a turnkey solution that allows a ToF camera to work under the display of commercial smartphones. It will provide reliable high-quality infrared images and 3D d...
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2021-06-25

Porotech Raises £3m for New Generation of Microdisplays

Unique approach enables brighter, sharper, more vivid displays for smart devices Display manufacturers will be able to create the best microdisplays yet for smartphones, VR/AR headsets and other small devices – with improved resolution and colour response Micro-LED technology will enter widespread production as it will reach the performance level needed for commercial applications Ultimately, Porotech plans to develop smart pixels for unrivalled responsiveness and accuracy for things like AR gestures The funding round was led by Speedinvest, with partic...
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2021-06-24

LG Display to Supply 3 Million OLED Panels per Year to Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics will reportedly sign a contract with LG Display to procure two to three million OLED TV panels annually from next year to 2024.(Photo: Business Korea) Samsung Electronics is set to accelerate its penetration of the global OLED TV market using OLED panels from LG Display. Samsung Electronics will reportedly sign a contract with LG Display to procure two to three million OLED panels annually from next year to 2024. The average price of a 55-inch general-purpose OLED panel stood at US$510 in the first quarter of 2021, Omdi...
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2021-06-24

Kopin Corporation Produces World’s First 35,000-nit HDR Green OLED Microdisplay

Duo-Stack OLED Structure Brightness over 35,000 nits with low power consumption High Dynamic Range (HDR) 14 bits WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Jun 22, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading developer and provider of high-resolution microdisplays, display subassemblies and systems for defense, enterprise, industrial, consumer and medical products announced today it has produced the world’s first ultrahigh-brightness (> 35,000 nits), high-dynamic-range (HDR), green Organic Light Emitting...
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2021-06-24

The Coretec Group broadens its Intellectual Property Portfolio

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 23, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coretec Group, Inc., (OTCQB: CRTG) (the "Company"), has filed a patent for surface-functionalized silicon quantum dots that emit light in the ultraviolet wavelength range. A technology that may be used in any silicon quantum dot, regardless of how it is manufactured. "We are excited about the potential of this technology to revolutionize UV lighting based on the use of silicon quantum dots, a core focus of the company," said Dr. Ramez Elgammal, Vice President of Technolo...
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2021-06-23

LG Electronics Moving to Sell iPhone at LG Best Shops in Korea

LG Electronics is in talks with Apple on selling the iPhone, the iPad and Apple Watch at LG Best Shops.  LG Electronics is negotiating with Apple on the sale of the iPhone, the iPad and Apple Watch at more than 400 LG Best Shops across the nation, according to IT tipster Tron on June 16. The shops can use the space and salespeople made available following LG Electronics’ withdrawal from the smartphone business by selling Apple products. The two companies are reportedly discussing the establishment of separate Apple corners within the sh...
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2021-06-23

Xiaomi Mi TV 6 Extreme Edition teased, sports 100 backlight partitions and HDR10+

By Sean -Jun 22, 2021   Earlier today (22nd June 2021), Xiaomi announced that its Mi TV 6 is scheduled to be unveiled on 28th June 2021. Now, the company shared another teaser trailer for the Extreme Edition of the upcoming smart TV, highlighting its display.     On its official Weibo account, a Chinese microblogging website, the brand shared a new teaser that showcased the display of the upcoming TV. The Mi TV 6 Extreme Edition will sport over 100 backlight partitions that will enable it to offer a much more effic...
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2021-06-22

New EU Regulations on Ecodesign and Energy Labeling of Lighting Components

General information   17.06.2021 | Special Topic   Compulsory from September 1, 2021: new requirements for energy efficiency, product information, etc.   The new EU regulations on ecodesign and energy labeling which entered into force in December 2019 will become compulsory from September 1, 2021. From this time onwards, all light sources and separate control gear must comply with these new ecodesign requirements. This means that light sources must fulfill stricter minimum requirements with regard to energy efficiency as well as certain quality criteria...
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2021-06-22

Toyoda Gosei to Launch UVC Personal Space Disinfector and Deodorizer

Kiyosu, Japan, June 11, 2021: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will begin selling a “UVC Personal Space Disinfector and Deodorizer,” which uses deep ultraviolet (UVC) LEDs that can effectively eliminate viruses and bacteria, in August 2021. Toyoda Gosei is developing and selling products that purify air or water with UVC LEDs. This personal UVC space disinfector and deodorizer captures airborne viruses and bacteria in an internal filter and kills them with UVC irradiation. It can also deodorize air using a photocatalyst that effectively breaks down o...
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2021-06-21

Hyundai Mobis Develops New Lighting and Movable Grill Technology

Developing the 'lighting grille,' which makes use of LED lighting …displaying the status such as autonomous driving, EV charging and welcoming the driver Also developing a 'moving grille', which controls the inflow of the outside air and provides the lighting effect as well Reinforcing efforts to improve driving efficiency in the age of electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles and preempt various new technologies for improving emotional quality   SEOUL, South Korea, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Mobis (KRX...
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2021-06-21

AMEC Introduces Prismo UniMax™ MOCVD System For High Performance Mini LED Production

    SHANGHAI, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China (AMEC, SSE stock code: 688012), today announced the launch of the Prismo UniMax™ system (UniMax) – an advanced Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) tool engineered for high performance Mini LED production which enables LED manufacturers enhance productivity and achieve lower cost of ownership (CoO). The system is the newest addition to AMEC's portfolio of Prismo MOC...
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2021-06-21

Mini LED Backlight Business Is Ready to Soar, while COB Yield Rate Is the Key for Mass Production

At its spring event held in April this year, Apple Inc. launched the new iPad Pro featuring the M1 chip and, as expected, a Mini LED display for the 12.9-inch model, offering a stunning visual experience to users.   Moreover, Apple’s release of Mini LED iPad Pro will increase the penetration rate of Mini LEDs. However, shipments of this new tablet have reportedly been delayed (the original delivery time was May) due to unsatisfactory yield rates of Mini LEDs. Industry insiders maintain that COB equipment was the main reason causing low yield ra...
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2021-06-21

Panasonic Plans to Auction Its 8.5G Himeji Plant Equipment and Gradually Withdraw from Display Market

Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display (PLD) announced a plan to terminate LCD panel production by the end of 2021 and hold an auction of the production equipment in its 8.5th-generation (8.5G) plant located in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture of Japan. The equipment comprises approximately 1,000 pieces of production machinery, with the number of auction items totaling 9,000, including apparatuses that can be used by non-semiconductor and non-LCD panel manufacturers. As reported by Japanese media, PLD has added equipment of front-end process to the auction, including machines...
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2021-06-18

De Nora to acquire UV Technologies Division from Calgon Carbon Corporation

Deal includes Hyde GUARDIAN®, RAYOX®, SENTINEL® and C3 SERIES UV, combining the capabilities of both organizations to meet exponential demand for advanced water treatment technologies PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--De Nora, a global leader in the delivery of sustainable technologies, has today announced the acquisition of the UV Technologies Division (“CCUV”) from Calgon Carbon Corporation. The deal includes municipal and industrial water ultraviolet disinfection brands RAYOX, SENTINEL...
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2021-06-18

The US NSF Grants $256,000 To Amorphyx To Demonstrate Its Ametft Backplane For OLED And MicroLED Displays

US-based amorphous-metals based display backplane developer Amorphyx was awarded a $256,000 US NSF SBIR phase I grant towards a proof-of-concept demonstration of the company's 211 pixel circuit for AMOLED and microLED applications. Amorphyx Amorphyx AMeTFT structure Amorphyx says that its 211 pixel circuit leverages the unique properties of the AMNR and IGZO AMeTFT device technologies to both improve upon the variable image refresh rate and power consumption improvements of LTPO while dramatically simplifying the pixel circuit's fu...
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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