2018-10-16

Osram Partners with Rifiniti to Provide Smart Building IoT Solutions for Optimizing Space Utilization in Offices

Osram has announced its partnership with Rifiniti, a developer of workplace analytics software, to offer smart building IoT solutions to the commercial real estate industry for improving operational efficiencies and occupant comfort.
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2018-10-16

EVERLIGHT to Demonstrate Full Product Series at CEATEC Japan 2018

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will attend CEATEC (2018/10/16-10/19) in Japan to demonstrate full product series, extending to automotive interior/exterior, portable electronic device, household appliances, industry, lighting, gaming and signage. Everlight is welcoming visitors at the booth (Booth No: H041).
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2018-10-15

COM-IoT Technologies to Introduce Security Solution Using Quanergy’s LiDAR Sensors at GITEX 2018

COM-IoT Technologies, the Dubai-based security and smart city solutions provider has announced that it will showcase its intelligent security solution utilizing LiDAR technology provided by Quanery at Dubai’s GITEX conference.
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2018-10-15

New “Smart” Attracts Global Attention - The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Launches Masterpiece Again

The 124th Canton Fair has kicked off today (October 15th) at Pazhou International Exhibition Complex in Guangzhou. The LED Bulb Expert, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX) has participated in this event, and again amazed the global clients by showcasing its latest technology and products.
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2018-10-12

Lumenari Raises US$ 3 Million in Funding to Enhance LED Phosphor Technology

Lumenari, a U.S.-based material research company specializing in narrow-bandwidth LED phosphors, has announced it has raised US$ 3 million in Series A funding. The company will use the capital to complete an advanced lab-scale manufacturing line for its Emerald™ technology. Moreover, it plans to establish testing partnerships with packaged LED suppliers and pass initial qualification testing. 
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2018-10-12

Everlight Wins Patent Lawsuit in the U.S. Regarding Nichia’s YAG Patent

Taiwanese LED package company Everlight and Japanese LED producer Nichia have continued their dispute regarding the patent of YAG. On October 1st 2018, the Supreme Court of the United State has confirmed the invalidity of Nichia’s assertions about its YAG patents.
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2018-10-11

Seoul Semiconductor Wins Patent Lawsuits against Archipelago for Acrich Technology

Seoul Semiconductor reported that it and Seoul Viosys have successfully resolved two patent infringement lawsuits filed in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Central District of California against Archipelago Lighting, a U.S.-based LED lighting company. 
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2018-10-11

NIMS Separates Its Red Phosphor Patent Usages into Manufacturing and Application

The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan has announced that the licensing scheme for its comprehensive patent on red phosphor has been changed since October 1, 2018. The red phosphor patent was divided into two groups, a group of materials and manufacturing patents related to the manufacture of phosphors and a group of application patents related to the manufacture of LED devices. NIMS will enter new licensing contracts with companies to which these patents are applicable.
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2018-10-11

The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX to Bring New ‘Smart’ to 2018 Autumn Canton Fair

In recent years, LED lighting has been popularized in the lighting application. With the development of smart city and smart lighting, LED bulbs are also developing in the direction of intelligence and digitization. However, the penetration rate of smart lighting in home applications is still low. One of the main reasons is that the operation system of the smart lighting is too complicated for users to use.
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2018-10-11

Hojeonable Inc: Mini/Micro LED Core Materials

According to LEDinside, the global market size of micro LED is expected to grow to US $1.12 billion in 2020 and US $3.18 billion in 2025. In the end, a variety of products (BLU and RGB displays) with micro / mini LEDs as individual pixels are expected to be introduced to the market. However, technologies that can deliver large quantities of LED chips to the substrate at a time are still under development, and technologies for repairing defective mini LED chips are needed. 
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2018-10-09

Patent Granted to ETi’s Color Preference Technology in the U.S.

ETi Solid State Lighting, a subsidiary of Elec-Tech Solid State Lighting, has announced that its Color Preference technology was approved by the U.S Patent Office under Patent number 10,091,855. The company has implemented the technology in a range of new LED lighting products.
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2018-10-09

CIMCON Lighting Releases NearSky Connect Program to Improve Smart City Management

CIMCON Lighting, a lighting management solution provider, has announced the launch of the NearSky™ Connect program. The program aims to gather service and technology providers to deliver solutions for smart city applications. 
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2018-10-08

Osram Opto Joins the ISELED Alliance for Innovative Automotive Lighting Development

Osram Opto Semiconductors has joined the ISELED Alliance which aims to set up an industrial ecosystem to provide solutions for automotive LED lighting.
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2018-10-05

Walmart to Save Energy and Achieve Sustainable Goals with GE Lighting

GE Lighting has been the LED lighting supplier for Walmart. By converting Walmart shoppers from traditional light bulbs to energy-efficient LEDs over the past two years, it has saved 1.2 billion kWh of electricity*.
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2018-10-04

The World’s Longest Sea Bridge to be Lit up by LED Lighting from Thorn

Thorn Lighting, a UK-based lighting provider and a member of the Zumtobel Group, has announced that its luminaires were selected to light the newly constructed bridge which connects Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. The bridge is currently the longest sea bridge in the world and is scheduled to open soon in October. 
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2018-10-04

VueReal Receives $8.5 Million Funding to Advance Micro LED Technology Development

Micro LED displays and devices developer VueReal has announced $8.5 million in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to support its project whose total investment is over $26 million. The funding will be used to further develop innovative Micro LED technologies by expanding its original research team and launching a new center with fabrication facility. 
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2018-09-28

U.S. Patent Granted to Nichia, Mitsubishi Chemical, NIMS and Citizen Electronics for LEDs Using Nitride-type Red Phosphor

Four Japanese companies, Nichia, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), Citizen and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), reported that they have been granted in the U.S. the patent (U.S. patent No. 10,072,207) to LEDs using a nitride-type red phosphor*.
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2018-09-27

AIXTRON Announces a New Order from Sino-Semiconductor for VCSEL Equipment

Semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON announced that the company has received an order for an AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD system from Chinese chipmaker Sino-Semiconductor for the production of laser diodes.
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2018-09-26

VRCO Selects Quanergy as Its Exclusive LiDAR Partner

Quanergy Systems, a US-based smart sensing solution provider, has announced its partnership with VRCO, a UK-based startup who develops luxury high-end e-VTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) crafts. They have reported that VRCO will exclusively use Quanergy’s S3 solid state LiDAR sensors in the testing and market release versions of its latest aircraft, the NeoXcraft XP2.
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2018-09-26

Osram Launches New Ambient Light Sensor and Extends Managing Board Contracts of CFO and CTO

Osram Opto Semiconductors has added SFH 5701 A01, a new ambient light sensor (ALS) with integrated circuitry (IC) to its automotive sector portfolio. 
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2018-09-26

Investment Projects for the Construction and Modernisation of Greenhouse Complexes will be Presented at the 3rd Annual Forum and Exhibition “Greenhouse Complexes Russia 2018”

The 3rd annual international Forum and Exhibition “Greenhouse Complexes Russia 2018” is the high-level professional platform to unlock investment in Russian greenhouse industry, discuss development strategies, share experiences, and conclude new lucrative contracts. 
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2018-09-21

Plessy Selects Aixtron’s MOCVD System for GaN-on-Si Development Targeting Micro LED Applications

Plessey has been speeding up its progress of Micro LED technology development. After announcing the partnership with Jasper Display Corp (JDC) for the backplanes, Plessey has ordered MOCVD equipment from AIXTRON SE to boost its manufacturing capability of GaN-on-Si wafers targeting Micro LED applications.
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2018-09-21

Seoul Semiconductor Claims Its Right of LED Technologies in the U.S.

Seoul Semiconductor has announced that the U.S. Federal District Court for Nevada issued a judgment in favor of the company against Philcor T.V. & Electronic Leasing, a company that sells LED lighting products.
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2018-09-20

MEAN WELL to Welcome Visitors at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair during October 27 - 30

The 20th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from 27 to 30 October 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). This year, not only does MEAN WELL booth locate at 5th floor The LED & Green Lighting zone with booth No. 5C-D06, but we are also going to show up at 1st floor Hall of Aurora with booth No. 1C-D25 to present brand image as your reliable power partner. Welcome to visit us during the fair. 
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2018-09-18

Osram Emphasizes Its Focus on Semiconductor Development

Osram has been addressing its position as a high-tech company. At the Osram Opto Semiconductors Market and Technology Day in Munich, Olaf Berlien, CEO of Osram Licht AG, noted again that, “Osram is very well positioned strategically and financially for the technologies and trends of the future. We are becoming the leading photonics champion. Our semiconductor segment OS forms the technological backbone of our strategic development."
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2018-09-18

Updates for Signify’s Share Repurchase Program

Signify has continuously updated the progress of its share repurchase program which was announced by the company on July 30, 2018. 
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2018-09-14

LEDVANCE Supplies LED Luminaires to Carlsberg for High Quality Lighting and Energy Saving

LEDVANCE has provided its LED lighting to the logistics center of Carsberg, the Danish beer producer, to cut down about 50 percent lighting energy consumption for the beer company.
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2018-09-13

Osram Showcases Automotive Lighting Applications at Automechanika 2018

Osram is presenting its latest automotive lighting products at Automechanika, one of the world’s largest trade fairs for the automotive service industry held biennially in Frankfurt, Germany. This year the event is taking place during September 11-15 with more than 5,000 exhibitors joining the fair. 
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2018-09-12

Plessey Announces Partnership with Jasper Display for Monolithic Micro LED Displays

Plessey Semiconductors has reported its partnership with Jasper Display Corp (JDC) for using JDC’s silicon backplane to drive the monolithic Micro LED displays produced by Plessey’s proprietary GaN-on-Si wafers. 
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2018-09-11

Sensor Electronic Technology Files Patent Lawsuit against UV LED Sterilizer

Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi) announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against two companies, Bolb and Quantum Egg (Q-egg), in the U.S. District Court in California, accusing them of selling UV LED sterilizer products which infringe LED patents of SETi. 
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE