2022-08-02

AXT, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth of 22% in 1H22; Gross Margin Expands   FREMONT, Calif., July 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AXT, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AXTI), a leading manufacturer of compound semiconductor wafer substrates, today reported financial results for the second quarter, ended June 30, 2022.   Management Qualitative Comments   “This is an exciting time in our business,” said Morris Young, chief executive officer. “Our strong execution on a number of fronts has set the ...
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2022-08-01

New rules to improve road safety and enable fully driverless vehicles in the EU

The new Vehicle General Safety Regulation starts applying today. It introduces a range of mandatory advanced driver assistant systems to improve road safety and establishes the legal framework for the approval of automated and fully driverless vehicles in the EU. The new safety measures will help to better protect passengers, pedestrians and cyclists across the EU, expectedly saving over 25,000 lives and avoid at least 140,000 serious injuries by 2038.   As the coming into force of the General Safety Regulation empowers the Commission to complete the legal ...
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2022-07-29

MRSI Systems, Mycronic Group announces a new collaboration to provide LiDAR solutions for the Automotive Industry

MRSI Systems is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Lumentum Operations LLC (“Lumentum“, NASDAQ: LITE), a leading global photonic chip and module supplier for the automotive LiDAR industry. This collaboration promises to generate innovative LiDAR solutions for the industry. LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology is becoming the standard equipment in medium-end and high-end vehicles. In the next five years, the demand for automotive LiDAR in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) applications will grow at a compou...
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2022-07-29

Anycubic and JBD jointly developed the first consumer-grade MicroLED 3D printer

Shenzhen and Shanghai, China, July 26th, 2022 - Anycubic, a well-known consumer 3D printer brand and JBD, a leading manufacturer of MicroLED displays, announced their collaboration to develop the world's first consumer portable MicroLED 3D printer. It is the first collaboration between the two companies to explore the application and innovation of 3D printing technology.  The MicroLED 3D printer will be equipped with JBD's UV MicroLED Display and the latest adjustable 0.3CC light engine from JBD. The Micro 3D printer comes with a ...
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2022-07-28

Samsung Electronics Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results

Record second-quarter revenue of KRW 77.2 trillion, operating profit at KRW 14.1 trillion In second half, DS Division to focus on expanding advanced nodes and new applications and DX Division to reinforce premium leadership amid macroeconomic uncertainties Samsung Electronics today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022.   The Company posted consolidated revenue of KRW 77.2 trillion, a record for the second-quarter, and operating profit of KRW 14.1 trillion, a 12% increase from a year earlier. The DS (Device Solutions...
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2022-07-28

AIXTRON: Strong order momentum – continuing growth path

Highest order intake since 2011 / First volume production order for Micro LED / SiC and GaN Power electronics as biggest demand drivers / revenue and profit significantly improved / Growth guidance for 2022 confirmed   Herzogenrath, Germany, July 28, 2022 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, recorded its highest quarterly order intake since 2011 in the second quarter of 2022. The order intake was driven by broad based demand from nearly all addressed end ...
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2022-07-27

Leading Asian AR startup Rokid Expands into the North American Market

Popular AR Glasses Rokid Air takes a slice out of the North American Market (Photo: Business Wire) July 22, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading AR company Rokid has taken advantage of Amazon Prime Day deals to sell its consumer-grade AR glasses, the Rokid Air resulting in a push into the North American market. With the Prime Day event over, Rokid is aiming to promote their Rokid Air to a wider range of consumers. The Rokid Air are the first pair of consumer-grade AR devices lau...
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2022-07-27

Lowe’s now offers UV-C LED disinfection systems, Developed by AquiSense Technologies

  The two distinct ultraviolet (UV) LED water disinfection products, PearlAqua Deca™ and PearlAqua AutoMate™ are now available online at lowes.com for point-of-entry and point-of-use applications.   AquiSense Technologies, the world leader in ultraviolet (UV) LED water disinfection systems, is happy to announce it has partnered with Lowe’s to sell their consumer product lines, the PearlAqua Deca and PearlAqua AutoMate online in the US. Lowe’s is one of the largest home improvement suppliers in the US and Canada wit...
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2022-07-27

Rohinni Secures Chinese Patent Awards Covering LED Placement Technology

Claims cover proprietary placement solutions needed in the advanced display market to efficiently utilize miniLED technology Liberty Lake, Washington – July 25, 2022 – Rohinni, a leading developer of advanced component placement solutions, today announced four new Chinese patent claims related to high-speed placement processes have been awarded. The patents cover the company’s newest placement technology which allows for the placement of semiconductor die at speeds greater than 100Hz with accuracy levels of <10µm. The new patents protect Rohinni&rsq...
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2022-07-26

Kopin Receives Additional $3.8 Million Production Orders for its Brillian® Display for Helicopter Pilot’s Helmet Mounted Display

Brillian Displays Ideal for Ultra-Bright Full-color Pilot HMD Applications WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading provider of high-resolution microdisplays for Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), today announced it received production orders totaling approximately $3.8 million for its new ultra-bright, full-color Brillian Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) used by helicopter pilots to display real-time flight and targeting information. Kopin’s paten...
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2022-07-26

Applied UV Installs Airocide at a Leading U.S. Cosmetology School

Cites Endorsement by Former American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) Board Member Tam Nguyen New Market Opportunity with Approximately 950,000 Beauty Salons in the U.S. (Photo: Business Wire) MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied UV, Inc. (NasdaqCM: AUVI) (“Applied UV” or the “Company”), a pathogen elimination technology company that applies the power of narrow-range ultraviolet light (“UVC”) for surface areas and catalytic bioconversion technology for ...
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2022-07-26

UVDI Awarded Agreement for UV-C Indoor Air Quality Technology with Premier, Inc.

UVDI's UV-C Indoor Air Quality products are installed in over 10,000 commercial facilities worldwide. (Photo: Business Wire)   VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI), a leading manufacturer of advanced Ultraviolet technology for Indoor Air Quality and Hospital Room Disinfection, announced today that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc. in the category of Indoor Air Quality products. Effective July 1, 2022, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discr...
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2022-07-25

Saphlux Releases Red Micro-LED Solution for AR Displays, Achieving 67% Color Conversion Efficiency at the Pixel Size of 2 µm

July 21st, 2022-Saphlux Inc, a start-up company from Yale University, announced the release of NPQD® red Micro-LED light engine for AR displays. This light engine has achieved 67% red-blue photon conversion efficiency at a pixel size of 2 µm, providing a solution to the long-standing f red efficiency and brightness problem.   2 µm NPQD® red Micro-LED light engine   It is widely known that the low red efficiency and the challenges in RGB integration have come main bottlenecks in AR micro-LED display development. The ef...
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2022-07-22

Cepton Partners with Fabrinet to Deliver Flagship Automotive Lidar Program

Partnership supports the largest ADAS lidar series production award in the industry  Cepton has selected Fabrinet for the production of its Vista®-X90 lidar, which will be deployed in the industry’s largest ADAS lidar series production program. © Cepton, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire) SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cepton, Inc. (“Cepton” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CPTN), a Silicon Valley innovator and leader in high-performance MMT® lidar solutions, today announced that it has sele...
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2022-07-22

EssilorLuxottica and Politecnico di Milano launch a partnership for the smart glasses of the future

- EssilorLuxottica and Politecnico di Milano signed an agreement for the first joint Smart Eyewear Lab, within the city’s soon to be Parco dei Gasometri - The lab will host R&D activities for the next generation of connected glasses, combining digital technologies with bioengineering, physics of matter and AI skills - The partnership provides initial investments of over 50 million Euro and will employ more than 100 researchers Milano (July 19, 2022) – EssilorLuxottica and Politecnico di Milano have created the first ever joint research center aimed at...
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2022-07-21

LMPG Inc. acquires Pa-Co Lighting

LMPG continues its growth and enters new lighting segments Montreal, Qc, July 19th, 2022 - LMPG Inc., formerly known as Lumenpulse Group Inc., a leading specification-grade LED lighting solutions Group, announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Pa-Co Lighting, a privately-owned, pure-play specification-grade LED lighting solutions provider with an emphasis on healthcare, behavioural and related applications based in the Greater Montreal Area, Quebec, Canada.   Established in 1978, Pa-Co has a longstanding history of designing an...
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2022-07-21

New Mira220 global shutter image sensor from ams OSRAM advances 2D and 3D sensing with high quantum efficiency at visible and NIR wavelengths

New Mira220 image sensor’s high quantum efficiency enables operation with low-power emitter and in dim lighting conditions Stacked chip design uses ams OSRAM back side illumination technology to shrink package footprint to just 5.3mm x 5.3mm, giving greater design flexibility to manufacturers of smart glasses and other space-constrained products Low-power operation and ultra-small size make the Mira220 ideal for active stereo vision or structured lighting 3D systems in drones, robots and smart door locks, as well as mobile and wearable devices Prem...
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2022-07-21

Metaverse War Begins: ASMPT Will Be Your Alliance

The metaverse gold rush has prompted big companies to seize new opportunities in this new digital landscape. In the second half of the year, Meta will roll out its advanced VR glasses, the Quest 2 Pro; ByteDance will ramp up its marketing efforts in China following the acquisition of Pico, a VR company, while Apple and Sony will each release new headsets which will capture certain market shares in 2023. It goes without saying that an “Augmented and Virtual Reality War” is about to kick off. Anyone who masters the must-have technologies will be the first to wi...
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2022-07-21

II-VI Incorporated and Artilux Demonstrate a 3D Camera for Enhanced User Experience in the Metaverse

II‐VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leader in semiconductor lasers, and Artilux, a leader in germanium silicon (GeSi) photonics and CMOS SWIR sensing technology, today announced a joint demonstration of a next-generation 3D camera with much longer range and higher image resolution to greatly enhances user experience in the metaverse. Investments in the metaverse infrastructure are accelerating and driving the demand for sensors that enable more realistic and immersive virtual experiences. II-VI and Artilux combined their proprietary technologies in indium pho...
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2022-07-20

Fluence and BioLumic Partner to Bring Advanced UV Light Treatments to Global Cultivation Facilities

The collaborative effort between two of the world’s leading photobiology and agriculture technology companies will incorporate BioLumic’s scientific advancements into Fluence’s award-winning lighting portfolio July 14, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its exclusive partnership with BioLumic, a plant-growth biotechnology company that harnesses the power of ultravio...
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2022-07-20

AR Opera Glasses Could Change Broadway Forever

July 13, 2022by Kyle Melnick Immersive technology brings the stage to life like never before. Students from the South Korean Hongik University have developed a pair of reimagined 19th-century opera glasses that utilize AR technology to immerse spectators in Broadway shows in a variety of unique and imaginative ways. The device is compatible with popular shows such as Wicked, Aladdin, Cats, Mamma Mia, and Frozen. The René AR glasses feature a handful of unique features designed to enhance live performances. This includes two light ambient sensors ca...
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2022-07-20

Building and testing helpful AR experiences

  Augmented reality (AR) is opening up new ways to interact with the world around us. It can help us quickly and easily access the information we need — like understanding another language or knowing how best to get from point A to point B. For example, we recently shared an early AR prototype we’ve been testing in our labs that puts real-time translation and transcription directly in your line of sight.   However, testing only in a lab environment has its limitations. So starting next month, we plan to test AR prototypes in the real worl...
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2022-07-19

ROE Visual BP2V2 Features on MUSHANG XR STAGE

Mushang Brings Virtual Production to Shanghai Shenzhen, China (July 2022) – MuShang has developed an XR space in Shanghai, equipped with cutting-edge technologies. These include ROE Visual Black Pearl panels, Brompton Technology LED processing, Mark Roberts Motion Control cinebots, Unreal Engine, and disguise media server hardware. The stage is now available for creative and high-quality virtual production content, bringing lifelike visuals and unforgettable experiences. Shanghai-based MuShang Advertising Co., Ltd. is dedicated to enhancing ...
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2022-07-18

TCL Unveils Full-Category Exhibition and Global Press Conference at IFA 2022

Showcasing the excitement of its smart connected lifestyle large screen Mini LED QLED TV collection, latest display technology and full category offerings     HONG KONG, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL, one of the dominant players in the global TV industry and a leading consumer electronics brand, returns to IFA 2022 in Berlin in September, the first major offline edition of the global trade fair for consumers and home electronics since 2019. TCL will be showcasing a collection of world-first exhibits, includin...
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2022-07-18

Philips Xperion 6000 Recognized with Prestigious Red Dot and IF Accolades

  Form, Function, and Versatility of Philips LED work lights shine   Frankfurt, Germany – June 21, 2022 – The Philips Xperion 6000 work lights have won two coveted international design awards for 2022. The Red Dot award recognizes products that demonstrate outstanding design and the Red Dot jurors praised the Xperion 6000’s versatility and ability to create a pleasant working environment. Concept, form, function, and differentiation are the areas in which the Philips work lights scored highest for the iF Design Award...
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2022-07-15

JDI Develops World’s First Flexible LTPS TFT Tactile Sensor – Active-Matrix Technology Enables High-Precision Measurement Over a Wide Area –

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has developed the world’s first flexible tactile sensor that enables high-precision measurement over a wide area using a matrix of LTPS TFTs (lowtemperature polysilicon thin-film transistors). Highly accurate tactile measurement is required for the development of a number of new technologies and products, as well as for advanced sports and medical research. JDI’s flexible tactile sensor is suitable for a wide range of applications, such as measuring the grip strength of a robot grasping an object or the pressure distribution on the sole...
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2022-07-15

JDI Further Develops its Breakthrough Transparent Rælclear Display Technology – New 20.8-Inch Transparent Display with 2X Brightness –

In response to strong customer demand, Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has further developed its breakthrough transparent Rælclear display technology and expects to begin mass production of a new 20.8-inch Rælclear display with 2X brightness in the fall of 2023. With the world’s highest display transparency, Rælclear is a revolutionary display technology with glass-like transparency and sharp and vivid images fully visible from both the display’s front and back. Rælclear’s name was born from its unique two-way transparency: starting from t...
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2022-07-15

Modern Art at Work: C SEED N1 TV – the Sculptural Giant Folding Screen

July 12, 2022 Luxury TV brand C SEED introduces Next Level TV in three sizes: The C SEED N1 165, 137 and 103 inch TV reshapes interior design and transforms the media experience, combining cutting edge technology with avant-garde style in a giant folding screen of striking sculptural quality. Photo credit: C Seed It is a minimalist sculpture, a kinetic work of art: Initially invisible, the N1 suddenly it grows huge, rising up, unfolding its 4K MicroLED screen and settling on a metal base of timeless elegance. Indeed, the C SEED N1 T...
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2022-07-14

Applied UV Granted Patents for Device Sterilizing ATM Surfaces

Disinfects ATM Keyboard, Touchscreen and Credit Card Reader Between Uses MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied UV, Inc. (NasdaqCM: AUVI) (“Applied UV” or the “Company”), a pathogen elimination 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, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary SteriLumen has been...
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2022-07-13

Leyard’s Black Diamond Is the First Micro LED Series Achieving Both Technological and Cost Breakthroughs

On June 30, Leyard held a Micro LED product launch event, during which it unveiled the latest Black Diamond product line engineered with the company’s revolutionary technologies. As the Micro LED market is expanding rapidly, Leyard, instead of following the price war trend, has developed a lineup comprising comprehensive indoor fine-pitch configurations from P0.4 to P1.8. Li Jun, Chairman of Leyard Overcoming Itself, Leyard Presents the Best of Micro LED Products In the product launch, Li Jun, chairman of Leyard, indicated that Micro LED ...
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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