2024-05-22

New high-power horticulture LED from ams OSRAM achieves industry-leading energy efficiency

The OSCONIQ® P 3737 high-power LED achieves industry-leading wall plug efficiency of 83.2 % in Hyper Red, enabling unique output levels and cost savings Vegetable, flower, and other growers benefit from a stable photon flux thanks to the Q90 lifetime of 102,000 hours From June 11 to 13, ams OSRAM will present the latest highlight products from its horticultural lighting portfolio at GreenTech Amsterdam 2024 Premstaetten, Austria, and Munich, Germany (May 21, 2024) -- Energy-efficient LED solutions are important levers that greenhouse opera...
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2024-05-15

Cree LED Redefines Light Output and Optical Performance for Portable Lighting

New XLamp XFL LEDs are fully specified and optimized for flashlights and other portable lighting applications  Cree LED has just launched the new XLamp® XFL LED family, comprised of three LEDs designed for maximum performance in flashlights and other portable lighting applications. XLamp XFL LEDs for Portable Applications The XFL10K, our brightest portable application LED yet, delivers up to 20,000 lumens – over three times the output of a car’s high-beam headlights! Each XFL LED is tailored for specific lum...
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2024-05-02

XLamp® Horizon Horticulture LEDs

New XLamp® Horticulture LEDs reduce height between lighting and plants to provide more uniform lighting and lower costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Since these systems are designed to maximize yields for plants and animals, they require different metrics than lighting products designed around the human visual system. New XLamp® Horizon LEDs feature two horticulture beam angles to enable luminaires to be mounted up to 40% closer to the plant canopy ...
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2024-04-15

XLamp® S Line Horticulture LEDs

New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested in single color LEDs, broad spectrum phosphor-converted LEDs or combinations of the two, Cree LED has new products and upgraded performance across most of our horticulture portfolio to take your horticulture lighting products to the next level. Elevate your yields, reduce expenses and unlock new levels of success with Cree L...
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2024-04-15

NEW XLamp® XHP High Density & High Intensity 3V LEDs for Portable Applications

Cree LED delivers superior brightness, light quality and efficiency for portable applications. Our XLamp® LEDs are ideally suited for torch, flashlight, tactical flashlight, head lamp, bike light, weapon light and lantern portable applications. New XHP High Density & High Intensity 3V Versions Fresnel Lens Spotlight Reference Design Convoy M3-C Flashlight Reference Design Overcurrent Application Note Cree LED Portable LED Portfolio: Lumen Optimized Cree LED Portable LED Portfolio: Beam Distance Opt...
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2024-04-09

Violumas Releases New 3X3 COB Module Configurations for High Power UVB and UVC Applications

Violumas is proud to announce the addition of new VC3X3 COB Module configurations to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. The M3X3L9 module sets are available in UVB and UVC wavelengths (265nm, 275nm, 295nm, 310nm) and are comprised of the Violumas VC3X3 UV LED COB and a fan-cooled heatsink for a complete, validated product ready for testing and integration. Utilizing the patented 3-PAD LED Flip Chip and Super Pillar MCPCB, the VC3X3 COB array is structured with a high density 9-chip LED array under a single 90&de...
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2024-03-06

Nichia has launched UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs

Tokushima, Japan - 6 March 2024: Nichia, the world's largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has started mass production of the new UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs in its popular 434 Series package. While maintaining the compact 3.5mm x 3.5mm size of the 434 Series, the newly launched UV-B and UV-A LEDs deliver industry-leading outputs of 90mW and 100mW respectively (at 350mA), thus maximizing flux density. With a total input power of 1.8W, the power conversion efficiencies are amongst the highest in the i...
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2024-02-29

XLamp® S Line Horticulture LEDs

New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested in single color LEDs, broad spectrum phosphor-converted LEDs or combinations of the two, Cree LED has new products and upgraded performance across most of our horticulture portfolio to take your horticulture lighting products to the next level. Elevate your yields, reduce expenses and unlock new levels of success with Cree L...
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2024-02-02

Avegant announces breakthrough Spotlight™ display technology for Augmented Reality

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., Jan. 30, 2024 — Avegant announces Spotlight™ display technology – the world’s first adaptive LED illumination architecture for LCoS. By dynamically illuminating regions of a LCoS microdisplay, Avegant has enabled the benefits of APL (average pixel level) to achieve illumination power savings ...
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2024-01-31

ISE 2024 │ Macroblock’s Driver ICs Take LED Displays to New Heights

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 Macroblock demonstrates LED common cathode driver ICs in different application scenarios. MBI5762 and new products, such as MBI5756, have made great progress in visual effects, including: 1. Hyper Vision Calculation II technology has two functions, which can more delicately improve the display image qualit...
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2024-01-25

Cree LED and Current Lighting Enter into License Agreement

Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), and Current Lighting Solutions, LLC announced that they entered into a patent license agreement, effective October 2022, with respect to Current’s patents related to KSF (also called PFS) red phosphor. Under the agreement, Cree LED has been granted by Current, a limited, nonexclusive, and world-wide license under U.S. Patent Nos. 7,358,542; 7,453,195; 7,497,973; 7,648,649; 7,847,309; and 9,680,067. This license covers Cree LED products featuring Pro9™ technology which utilizes Potassium Fl...
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2024-01-24

Nichia Launches NSSM237B, Full-color RGB SMD LED with a Lens

Tokushima, Japan – 23 January 2024: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is launching a full-color RGB SMD LED with a lens (Part no. NSSM237B) aimed at contributing to a more environmentally friendly society. The NSSM237B is an innovative full-color RGB SMD LED with a lens designed for outdoor large-scale displays, realized by combining technologies of through-hole LEDs and SMD full-color LEDs that Nichia has cultivated over many years. With the use of lens and packa...
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2024-01-24

Nichia Launches a New Chip-scale LED that Creates a Lighting Environment Filled with Soft Light

Tokushima, Japan – 24 January 2024: Nichia, the world's largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has commercialized a chip-scale LED (Part No. NFSWL11A-D6) that achieves a horizontal light distribution. Conventional LEDs are well known as directionally efficient light sources and are therefore often used in a variety of lighting fixtures by controlling the light with secondary optics. However, due to their strong frontal light, there is a tendency for the emitting surface of the lighting fixture to be grainy. Th...
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2024-01-19

Nichia's Laser Diode Technology Receives a Scientific and Technical Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

Tokushima, Japan – 17 January, Nichia, the world's largest GaN-based LED/LD manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce that Nichia's laser diode technology has been recognized for its contribution to the advancement of the motion picture industry and has received the Scientific and Technical Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards are given to companies and engineers who have developed significant technologies that have...
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2024-01-19

New SYNIOS® P1515 family of automotive signaling LEDs produce extremely homogenous and smooth appearance in RCL applications

Robust, efficient, and small LEDs for automotive signaling applications. The SYNIOS® P1515 LEDs’ 360° radiation characteristic creates a distinctive side-emission pattern. Bold and dramatic rear lamp designs are now easier to realize with either fewer LEDs or a thinner optical assembly while maintaining a very high level of homogeneity. SYNIOS® P1515 LED gives automotive manufacturers the option to reduce bill-of-materials cost or gain greater design flexibility. Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (January 18, 202...
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2024-01-18

Movano Health and ams OSRAM Collaborate to Deliver Accurate Lifestyle Monitoring Solutions for Women

Movano uses ams OSRAM´s sensor solution for their female-first wearable Evie Ring. The ring has been nominated as a CES Innovation Award Honoree in the Wearables category. The product will be showcased at CES 2024, which takes place from January 9 till 12, 2024 in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – 9 January, 2024 – Movano Health (Nasdaq: MOVE), a pioneer in health technology, and ams OSRAM, a leader in technology for biometric monitoring, have collaborated to include ams OSRAM’s PPG sensor solution in...
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2024-01-16

Violumas Adds New UVA and UVB High Power Standard Products to Lineup

Violumas is proud to announce the addition of two products to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. Violumas now offers high power 2X2 modules in chip-on-board (COB) format for 325nm and 340nm.   WC2X2C40L6-325 and WC2X2C40L9-340-V1provide the highest optical output in the market along with exceptional reliability (LT70 > 6,000 hours), enabling denser and more reliable designs. With four chips encapsulated under the same lens with a specially developed index boosting solution, the optical outputs of the COBs are four times as powerful a...
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2024-01-11

Sanan Semiconductor Partners with Luminus Devices to Bring SiC and GaN Power Semiconductor Products to the Americas

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 8, 2024, Sanan Semiconductor, an emerging leader in wide bandgap power semiconductor materials, components, and foundry services has announced Luminus Devices as their exclusive sales channel in the Americas. This was a natural choice as both companies are subsidiaries of Sanan Optoelectronics, the compound semiconductor innovator and the world’s largest LED chip manufacturer. The timing is ideal for this partnership as customers in a wide range of power-related industries have suffered in recent years from long...
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2024-01-11

@CES ZKW & LG Demo Concept Car with microZ-LED Headlights

ZKW and LG are showcasing their innovations in the areas of intelligent vehicle lighting and infotainment at CES. The highlight is the LG concept car, which is equipped with high-resolution microZ-LED headlights from ZKW. This should make cinema-like “drive-in theater” projections possible in the future. ZKW will also be presenting the latest innovations such as the intelligent “Illuminated Panel” and an illuminated bumper (together with Rehau), animated rear lights, sustainable headlights as well as the new headlight for the Volvo EX90...
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2024-01-11

CES 2024 | LED Driver ICs for Automotive Lighting and Display

Macroblock is exhibiting innovative LED driver IC solutions for automotive lighting and cockpit display applications at CES 2024, the most powerful tech event in the world. Don't miss this opportunity to see Macroblock’s cutting-edge technologies in action at booth 3161, West Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center, from January 9th to 12th. Macroblock underscores its commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the automobile industry with the theme for the event, "Drive to Level-Up Transformation." Fig. 1 Macroblock Booth at CES 2024 ...
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2023-12-28

J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs

Introducing our cutting-edge J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs, featuring industry-leading LED efficiency up to 242 LPW or 3.33 PPF/W typical. Sharing the same high-reliability package, the two performance options of E & F Class allow luminaire manufacturers to boost performance for high efficacy lighting in outdoor areas, indoor harsh environments and horticulture applications. J Series JB3030C LEDs are an easy design choice: footprint compatible with 301B/H, available LM-80 data, and a full range of color temperatures (2700-6500K...
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2023-12-26

Seoul Semiconductor Presents New Proposal for SunLike-Enabled Future Smart Farm

SEOUL, South Korea-Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on December 18 that it has verified through an experiment that natural spectrum lighting can promote stable growth and increase the content of effective nutrients in plants as daylighting does for plants grown in nature. Seoul Semiconductor used both regular white LED lights and SunLike natural spectrum LED lights to grow lettuce, a vegetable commonly used as a food ingredient. The use of SunLike LED lighting resulted in an increase in lettu...
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2023-12-12

An expert partner for developing new vital sign monitoring products

It started with step counting. Activity tracker wristbands first brought the concept of daily lifestyle monitoring to public attention: the early adopters rapidly acquired the habit of counting the number of steps they walked each day – and of sharing their count with friends, family and colleagues. The capabilities of the first wearable devices were limited. Thanks to massive improvements in the performance of the components that enable activity measurement, products such as smart watches, smart rings and smart wristbands on the market today can measure far more physical parame...
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2023-12-07

Nichia will launch UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs

Tokushima, Japan - 6 December 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, is scheduled to launch two new UV LEDs in March 2024: UV-B LED with a peak wavelength of 308nm and UV-A LED with a peak wavelength of 330nm. The spectrum of high-pressure mercury lamps, which are commonly used as the light source for ultraviolet irradiation devices, includes peak emissions at 280nm, 365nm, and 405nm, as well as around 308nm and 330nm. With UV LEDs at 280nm, 365nm, and 405nm already in mass product...
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2023-11-24

ams OSRAM releases RGB versions of high-power OSTAR® Projection Compact LEDs for machine vision and stage lighting

High current density, very low thermal resistance and low-profile mean that lighting equipment manufacturers can increase brightness while reducing system size Flat LED package for easy integration and closest mounting of optics to light emitting surface (LES) With new Red, True Green and Blue LEDs alongside the existing White version, the OSTAR® Projection Compact family provides flexible optical design options in applications from machine vision and stage lighting to projectors and architectural lighting Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germ...
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2023-11-23

Vancouver International Airport Deploys Quanergy 3D LiDAR Solution to Improve Passenger Journey

Leading LiDAR Solution Overcomes Legacy Challenges to Deliver Significant Cost Savings and Enhanced Operational Efficiency SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quanergy Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of 3D LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) security solutions, was chosen by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to analyze footfall and passenger journey and ultimately improve passenger happiness. Quanergy’s solution surpassed the capabilities of existing solutions and delivered accurate, data-driven insigh...
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2023-11-22

Nichia starts in-house production and sales of high-power red laser diodes in addition to its long-standing production of blue and green

Highlights: ・By enabling in-house production of laser diode chips for all three primary colors (RGB), a variety of customer requests can now be met. ・Accelerates the development and commercialization of higher efficiency and higher output products to expand into various applications. ・Upfront investments secure production capacity to meet strong demand. Tokushima, Japan – 22 November 2023: Nichia, the world's largest GaN-based LED/LD manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, has started in-house production of a high-power red la...
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2023-11-20

Samsung Lights Up the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix with the World’s First 481-Foot F1 Logo Rooftop LED Display

Latest installments include over 25,000 LED modules that when combined, are long enough to lap the circuit 2.5 times, bright enough to light up the sky and aim to turbocharge the viewing experience for professional racing fans Samsung Electronics America today announced it has brought Samsung display technologies to the highly anticipated Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 through its partnership with Liberty Media and Las Vegas Grand Prix, Inc. With lights out on November 18, spectators attending the race in Las Vegas or watching from around the...
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2023-11-20

Nichia expands the LED portfolio with 1800K emission color, a true LED alternative to HPS

Tokushima, Japan – 20 November 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the mid-power 757 Series (Part Number: NF2W757H-V2F1, NF2W757GR-V4) to the portfolio of HPS color LEDs developed as a true LED alternative to high-pressure sodium lamps (“HPS”). HPS color LEDs maintain the nostalgic atmosphere of the landscape with the same emission color of 1800K as HPS while enjoying the many advantages of LEDs, including greatly improved ...
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2023-11-10

Brightness boost in automotive forward lighting as ams OSRAM launches third generation of OSLON® Submount PL LEDs

New OSLON® Submount PL LEDs support direct mounting to heatsink to provide system cost savings in standard low- or high-beam headlamps. Available in two sizes of light emitting area, giving the choice to optimize for efficacy or to achieve the ideal balance between luminance and efficacy. Supplied in a standard submount footprint, the OSLON® Submount PL is a drop-in replacement for less bright competing products. Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (November 9, 2023) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in intelligent se...
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The OSCONIQ® P 3737 high-power LED achieves industry-leading wall plug efficiency of 83.2 % in Hyper Red, enabling unique output levels and cost savings Vegetable, flower, and other growers benefit from a stable photon flux thanks to the Q... READ MORE

New XLamp XFL LEDs are fully specified and optimized for flashlights and other portable lighting applications  Cree LED has just launched the new XLamp® XFL LED family, comprised of three LEDs designed for maximum performance in flash... READ MORE