2022-11-14

【Exclusive Interview】Seoul Semiconductor’s Automotive Lighting Product Strategies in 2023

According to TrendForce’s latest report ,“2022 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis”, despite the fact that automotive market demand fell due to the Russian-Ukraine conflicts and the Pandemic in China, automotive LED market demand in 2022 increases with the raise in market share of LED headlight and the development of advanced technologies including intelligent headlight, logo lamp, intelligent ambient lamp, Mini LED / HDR automotive display. Looking ahead, automotive lighting products tend to be characterized by pe...
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2022-10-28

Signify reports third quarter sales of EUR 1.9 billion, comparable sales growth of 4.3% and an operational profitability of 10.4%

Third quarter 20221 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 103 million in Q2 22 to 109 million in Q3 22 Sales of EUR 1,912 million; nominal sales increase of 16.3% and CSG of 4.3% LED-based sales represented 83% of total sales (Q3 21: 83%) Adj. EBITA margin of 10.4% (Q3 21: 11.1%) Net income of EUR 112 million (Q3 21: EUR 94 million) Free cash flow of EUR 135 million (Q3 21: EUR 85 million) Net debt/EBITDA ratio of 1.5x (Q3 21: 1.8x) Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Sig...
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2022-09-20

Groundbreaking motion detection turns your lights on and off without the need for sensors

The SpaceSense™ feature from Signify offers a new way to automate your lights using Wi-Fi sensing technology for the WiZ lighting system WiZ also comes with new luminaires, a control accessory and a range of new features for the new WiZ app V2   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, introduces a new app, features and products for its WiZ smart lighting system to enhance users’ daily convenience. The new offerings include SpaceSense™, a motion detection technology f...
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2022-09-16

Groundbreaking motion detection turns your lights on and off without the need for sensors

Groundbreaking motion detection turns your lights on and off without the need for sensors The SpaceSense™ feature from Signify offers a new way to automate your lights using Wi-Fi sensing technology for the WiZ lighting system WiZ also comes with new luminaires, a control accessory and a range of new features for the new WiZ app V2 Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, introduces a new app, features and products for its WiZ...
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2022-09-14

Signify’s lighting solutions installed in all Everlast gyms in the UK

Guildford, UK– Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has been appointed by Frasers Group to design and supply the lighting for all 69 Everlast Gyms across the UK. The lighting upgrade is part of the Fraser Group’s ‘elevation strategy’ to develop a unique model within the UK fitness industry and offer an unparalleled class and gym experience for Everlast members and visitors which is both inclusive and immersive.     In addition, designing the gyms with LED lighting dramatical...
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2022-09-14

Nichia innovation takes LED technology to next level

Supporting health with light, a huge boost to color quality and efficacy, and a HPS color LED are among the breakthroughs available for Light + Building visitors to discover   Tokushima, Japan - 13 September 2022: At Light + Building 2022 in Frankfurt, Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs will shine the spotlight on a number of ground-breaking LED technologies that are setting the pace in the global lighting industry. As Nichia continues developing for a brighter world, visitors to the ...
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2022-08-26

Nichia expands the Hortisolis™ LED portfolio, the most suitable LEDs for plant growth

Tokushima, Japan – 24 August 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce additions to the Hortisolis™ portfolio dedicated to plant growth, including new high output COB options (Part Number: NFDWJ130B-V5, NFCWJ108B-V5, NFCWL060B-V5, NFCWL036B-V5, NFCWS024B-V5) and also the high luminous flux density Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NCSWE17A-V1). By integrating only the light necessary for plant growth in one LED thr...
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2022-07-11

Gundeli-Park car park in Basel shines in a new light

As part of a renovation project, Swiss real estate company Wincasa had the Gundeli-Park car park lighting in Basel upgraded to the latest version of the TECTON continuous-row lighting system, saving almost 50 per cent of the previous power consumption.   A modern lighting concept makes car parks feel inviting and safe. The lighting should also make it easy for users to find their way around, while consuming as little power as possible. Zumtobel successfully combined these aspects on a renovation project in the Gundeli-Park car park in Basel. Sustainability was t...
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2022-07-08

How scientist tested the effect of multicolor lighting on improving people’s psychological state

How to alleviate the increase in anxiety and negative emotions caused by confined and isolated conditions Emotion and anxiety levels of the multicolour lighting group and the control group on the first, fourth, and seventh days As missions for deep space exploration and space habitats are put on the agenda, astronauts need to withstand being tested by multiple stressors in confined and isolated conditions during such long flights, especially because in deep space exploration, problems such as signal delays make astronauts feel the anxiety of being far away from Earth and the psyc...
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2022-06-07

Magna Illuminates the Future of Styling With Breakthrough Lighting

  Integrated lighting technology for lightweight, recyclable thermoplastic liftgate that remains hidden until lit First-to-market design innovation gives “cool” factor for consumers Ready for production on mobility applications in 2023   Click here for the PDF version of the release AURORA, Ontario, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exterior lighting is increasingly becoming a central styling differentiator while helping to improve safety through greater visibility. Magna’s Breakthrough Lighting...
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2022-05-12

ams OSRAM showcases world class entertainment lighting solutions at Prolight + Sound 2022

Presenting new series members in SIRIUS HRI, Lok-it!, SharXS and HMI DIGITAL ranges A partner lighting designers can rely on, thanks to decades-long heritage plus ongoing innovation to meet challenging industry needs Proud to support the entertainment industry and be part of the #restart Munich, Germany and Premstaetten, Austria (26th April 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today showcases its extended range of world class entertainment lighting solutions for theatre, stage and events at Pro...
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2022-05-03

Signify successfully completes acquisition of Fluence, strengthening its Agriculture lighting growth platformSignify successfully completes acquisition of Fluence, strengthening its Agriculture lighting growth platform

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has completed the acquisition of Fluence from ams OSRAM (SIX:AMS). The transaction strengthens our global Agriculture lighting growth platform and extends our position in the attractive North American horticultural lighting market.    “We’re excited to welcome the team from Fluence and to start working together to drive horticultural lighting innovation and create value for growers around the globe,” said Harsh C...
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2022-04-29

Signify reports first quarter sales of EUR 1.8 billion, CSG of 6.4% and an operational profitability of 10.5%

Signify reports first quarter sales of EUR 1.8 billion, CSG of 6.4% and an operational profitability of 10.5% First quarter 20221 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 96 million in Q4 21 to 100 million in Q1 22 Sales of EUR 1,788 million; nominal sales increase of 11.8% and CSG of 6.4% LED-based sales represented 84% of total sales (Q1 21: 82%) Adj. EBITA margin of 10.5% (Q1 21: 10.8%) Net income of EUR 87 million (Q1 21: EUR 60 million) Free cash flow of EUR -189 million (Q1 21: EUR 168 ...
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2022-04-27

NICHIA’s Hortisolis™ LEDs provide an optimized spectrum for plant growth

Tokushima, Japan – 26 April 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the launch of the Hortisolis™ series of white LEDs. By incorporating only the light necessary for plant growth in one package through the delicate combination of phosphors, Hortisolis™ makes it possible to maximize the production efficiency per area of the vertical farm while providing a good working environment within the closed environments. There has been a steady increase globally in the number of artif...
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2022-04-18

Power sports: Striking lighting solutions for motorbikes

Whether in the touring or racing motorcycle sector, the lighting is a decisive factor in the motorbike's appearance. Styling is one of our main areas of expertise in the field of motorsport. Equally important to us are the quality and reliability of our products – for maximum safety and pure riding pleasure. The keypoints in short As a motorbike manufacturer, rely on products that deliver the benchmarks for quality, reliability, safety and energy efficiency: HELLA offers standard products as well as customised solutions The bright main headlamps ensure safety...
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2022-04-08

Current Selects Arctic Sales as its Newest Lighting Agent in Alaska

CLEVELAND — GE Current, a Daintree company has chosen Arctic Sales to carry its LED lighting and controls solutions for DOT and municipality applications in Alaska. The agency will represent Current’s DOT and municipality lighting in the largest state in America. Arctic Sales is a leading agency that represents manufacturers within the commercial, architectural, industrial and roadway lighting industries. With over 25 years of experience, their team helps their lighting customers to not only save money and time, but also stay within their budg...
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2022-03-29

Major Breakthrough On The International Market

THE NETHERLAND’S MAAREL ORCHIDS CHOOSES SOLLUM’S DYNAMIC LED LIGHTING SOLUTION Montréal, Québec, Canada, March 16, 2022 - Sollum Technologies, a leader in dynamic LED grow lights solution for greenhouse producers, breaks into the International market with Maarel Orchids in the Netherlands. With close to 22 acres of greenhouse facilities producing more than 115,000 orchids weekly, Maarel Orchids is a key player in the worldwide hub of horticulture with a strong focus on innovation an...
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2022-03-10

Illuminating major sport events: Roleds selects advanced LED solutions from ams OSRAM for Beijing’s top stadium

Premstaetten, Austria (7th March, 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, is expanding its partnership with Roleds, a global smart IoT solutions provider specialized in smart city lighting, to provide highly innovative, efficient and LED lighting technology. Recently, Roleds provided China’s top national stadium in Beijing with smart lighting solutions featuring the ams OSRAM Oslon SSL and Duris S LEDs portfolio, presenting the opportunity for an immersive experience at the opening and closing ceremonies of major sporting events.
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2022-03-02

Current Extends Horticulture Range with New, High-Intensity Arize® Element Top Lighting

New L1000 model offers high 2600µmol/s output 3600µmol/s Arize® Element L2000 for higher yields and optimized retrofits Expanded range to offer customers greater flexibility and choice   CLEVELAND, OH – March 1, 2022 – GE Current, a Daintree company has today unveiled two new, high-efficiency and high-performance members of its Arize Element family. The latest L1000 model offers an increased maximum output of up to 2600µmol/s, adding a new option to the existing L1000 portfolio, which already features...
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2022-03-01

Macroblock Releases AEC-Q100-qualified Automotive Lighting ICs to Seize a Share in the Intelligent Automobile Market

Today Macroblock announced its new generation LED automotive lighting driver ICs, MBI6659Q and MBI6665Q, are highly praised and appreciated by the customers. The two new products are suitable for the application of intelligent automotive lighting, and both of them have obtained the AEC-Q100 qualification. The company is positive about the future outlook of the global intelligent automobile market. By launching these two new products, Macroblock has a more complete automotive series product line. Macroblock will continuously focus on the automobile original equipment m...
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2021-11-09

Super Lighting and Obert Receive Favorable Verdict in Patent Infringement Case in Western District of Texas

Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd. and Obert, Inc. (together "Super Lighting"), one of the world's leading LED tube and lamp suppliers, announce that a jury on Nov. 4, 2021, rendered a verdict in favor of Super Lighting in the lawsuit against CH Lighting Technology Co., Ltd. ("CH Lighting"), Shaoxing Ruising Lighting Co., Ltd. ("Ruising"), and Elliott Electric Supply. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas jury arrived at a favorable decision for Super Lighting after finding ...
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2021-11-01

Signify's Third Quarter Results 2021

Signify reports third quarter sales of EUR 1.6 billion, operational profitability of 11.1% and a free cash flow of EUR 85 million     Third quarter 20211 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 86 million in Q2 21 to 92 million in Q3 21 Sales of EUR 1,643 million; Comparable Sales Growth of -4.8%, impacted by global supply chain disruptions Order book increased by 90% in Q3 21 vs. Q3 20 LED-based sales represented 83% of total sales (Q3 20: 82%) Adj. EBITA margin of 11.1% (Q3 20: 11.5%) Net...
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2021-10-29

Reimagining Los Angeles’ 2nd Street Tunnel with Light

Signify’s Color Kinetics and Lumec solutions have transformed this iconic city landmark for the next generation of film production and community engagement.     Photo Credits: ©Forman & Associates   The Terminator, Kill Bill, Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life” and the Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” – what do these movies and music videos have in common? All feature Los Angeles’ (LA) 2nd Street Tunnel.   Dubbed the most recognizable city landmark most Americans have n...
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2021-09-28

New option of Lighting Control system for Small and Medium-scale Plant Cultivation Factories

  At present, the food we produce can basically meet the needs of the global population, but nearly 800 million people are still in hungry and 2.4 billion people are undernourished. It is estimated that the global population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050, and the food demand will be 70% higher than nowadays. This requires almost doubling food production in developing countries. One way to increase grain production is to develop modern agriculture, including the popularization and use of new technologies such as commercial greenhouses, indoor farms and vertical ...
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2021-08-17

NICHIA And Zumtobel Partnership Delivers Sophisticated Human-Centric Lighting Solutions

Tokushima, Japan – 17 August 2021: NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces a joint-product development collaboration with Zumtobel, a leading international supplier of holistic lighting solutions, to provide LED lighting with advanced human-centric lighting benefits. The partnership has been a key factor for Zumtobel to develop a new offer to its customers. The recently launched ZUMTOBEL Spectrum is a lighting solution developed for its luminaires which harness proprietary te...
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2021-07-08

How UV-C Is Helping Dutch Theaters To Reopen With Peace Of Mind

Royal Theater Carré in Amsterdam and Theater De Ruchte in Someren are pioneering the use of Philips UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires in theaters The UV-C technology provides an additional layer of protection against infection on top of existing governmental guidelines UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires in test setup inactivated 99.99% of SARS-COV-2 in the air of a room within 10 minutes1   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is helping theater goers in th...
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2021-06-10

Magna Ignites Vehicle Design With Surface Element Lighting Technology

New animated lighting technology opens the door for more expressive design First-to-market technology debuted on the all-new 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Enables customizable 3D styling opportunities in a thin package AURORA, Ontario, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magna is pushing vehicle design possibilities with its new innovative Surface Element Lighting technology which offers a new palette of options for automotive designers. First-to-market on the all-electric 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, Surface Element Lighting is contained within a...
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2021-05-04

New Philips TrueForce LED highbay universal offers a quick and easy payback solution at Ipsen production site in Germany

Photo Credit: Signify Provides first universal HID replacement product in the market for easy switch to LED Results in fast and easy installation Offers energy savings of up to 65% Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has introduced its new Philips TrueForce LED highbay universal lamps that are easy to install, save energy with low initial investment and are particularly suitable for industrial use, in warehouses, and retail areas. As such, LEDs can have a meaningful contribution to the E...
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2021-04-12

Signify’s new fish lights increase growth and improve the feed conversation ratio by harnessing the power of the sun

Provide light distribution specifically designed to enhance fish growth of many different fish species, including tilapia Fit any pond size and can Illuminate up to six hours after sunset  Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has launched new Philips solar fish grow lights that help to optimize farming for ponds, while harnessing the power of the sun. It provides spectral light specifically designed to suit many fish species, including tilapia. The grow lights enable fish farmers to increase fish producti...
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NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used t... READ MORE

  The 5050 LED is replacing the 3535 LED, which has long been the leader in the outdoor lighting market. The existing ceramic-based 3535 has excellent reliability but is expensive. At present, the 5050 LED, which has achieved remarkable p... READ MORE