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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2022-06-07

Diffractive Waveguide Pioneer Dispelix Announces R&D Partnership with Advanced MicroLED Manufacturer JBD for Multiple, Next-Generation AR Glasses Reference Designs

ESPOO, Finland and SHANGHAI, June 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dispelix™ (Espoo) - a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of next-generation diffractive waveguides – today announced it has been in a long-term partnership with respected AR light engine supplier Jade Bird Displays (JBD) to develop a family of new reference designs for Augmented Reality (AR) glasses and headsets across multiple price points. Developed through an intensive collaboration, the new designs combine JBD's family of cutting-edge MicroLED projectors with the D...
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2022-06-06

tooz launches ESSNZ Berlin: the first prescription glasses with augmentation for all-day use

May 17, 2022   Aalen, Germany   With ESSNZ Berlin, tooz launches its first pair of prescription glasses with augmentation for all-day use. The ophthalmic wearable will be presented for the first time to the public at AWE USA 2022 starting from 1st of June in Santa Clara, USA.   tooz technologies, a joint venture of Zeiss and Deutsche Telekom, focuses on the development of optics for smart glasses with individual prescription. By launching its first pair of smart glasses for developers in 2020, tooz has already prove...
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2022-06-02

Eco-Center Supplied With Seoul Semiconductor's SunLike Lighting Wins iF Design Award’s Main Award

iF 2022 Design Award Winner biOrb EARTH Vivarium (Graphic: Business Wire)   ANSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced that an eco-center supplied with SunLike Lighting, a natural light lighting technology, won the main prize in the product category of the International Forum (iF) Design Award 2022. “We are very pleased that OASE Vivarium, which is supplied with SunLike lighting, won the award for its technology and differ...
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2022-06-02

Samsung likely to close LCD panel manufacturing soon

The decision to close the LCD business, by Samsung Display, will be completed by June of 2022 The decision to close the LCD business, by Samsung Display, will be completed by June of 2022 as the company faces tough competition from its Chinese and Taiwanese counterparts, reports GizmoChina. / Representative image | Photo credit: IANS South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to close down its last liquid-crystal displays (LCD) production lines. The decision to close the LCD business, by Samsung Display, will be completed by June of 2...
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2022-06-01

Panasonic's Large-screen WS HUD Incorporated in the Nissan Ariya

The large-screen WS HUD (Wind Shield Head-Up Display) developed by Panasonic Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (Representative Director, CEO: Masashi Nagayasu, Head office: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture) is installed in a new model crossover EV, the Ariya from Nissan Motor Corporation (hereinafter Nissan). This is the 6th car model from Nissan to use the WS HUD of Panasonic, following the Skyline, Rogue, Qashqai, Pathfinder, and QX60.     The WS HUD is a system which presents a variety of information such as vehicle sp...
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2022-06-01

Luminar Partners with ECARX to Drive Next-gen Safety and Autonomy to China and Beyond

ECARX, a Global Mobility Tech Company, to Work with Luminar on Hardware and Software Systems for Series Production Luminar's Iris sensor (Photo: Business Wire) ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Luminar (NASDAQ: LAZR), a leading global automotive technology company, announced today it’s teaming up with ECARX, a global mobility tech company, to collaborate on automotive grade technologies with the intent to enable advanced safety and automated driving capabilities in the production of consumer vehicles and commercial tru...
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2022-05-31

Pioneer Press Installs 8-color RMGT 9 Series LED-UV Perfecting Press

PLACENTIA, CA – May 25, 2022 | Pioneer Press, a leading commercial printer in the greater Denver, CO market will be installing an eight-color RMGT 9 Series perfecting press with LED-UV curing, this summer. Based in Greeley, CO, Pioneer Press has been in business for over 45 years, with the current ownership in place since 1999. The installation of the eight-color RMGT perfecting press will upgrade their capabilities, producing an increase in production efficiency of 300%. This will be the first LED-UV press of this size in the state of Co...
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2022-05-31

Display Industry Association creating micro LED ecosystem... Selected as ‘FoundationConstruction Project' by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy

The ecosystem for micro light emitting diode (LED) ecosystem will be established, which is considered as a next-generation display. The Korea Display Industry Association announced that it was selected for the 'Industry Innovation Foundation Construction Project' to foster the microLED industry supported by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. This project is to build Korean microLED industry ecosystem. A total budget of 18.3 billion KRW will be provided for five years from this year until the end of 2026. There are 4 organizations particip...
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2022-05-30

Swedish Academician Lars Samuelson visits Ledman for academic exchange on Micro LED technology

On May 26, Lars Samuelson, professor of Lund University, LU and academician of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Swedish Academy of Engineering, accompanied by four others, visited Ledman Headquarters building. Martin Lee, Chairman and President of Ledman, Tu Menglong, Senior Director of Technology R&D Center and other leaders, on behalf of Ledman, extended a warm welcome to them, showing them around the exhibition hall of Ledman and holding cordial exchanges.   Visit to the exhibition hall   Lars Samue...
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2022-05-30

ams OSRAM releases high-performance 3D sensing proof-of-concept which supports advanced driver monitoring features

ICARUS proof-of-concept provides a working demonstration of a 3D sensing system for driver monitoring which will support emerging features such as augmented reality head-up display, face authentication and driver drowsiness detection ICARUS is a simple and low-cost upgrade from existing near infrared-based driver monitoring hardware, requiring only the addition of an ams OSRAM dot pattern projector to enable depth sensing Yokohama, Japan (25 May, 2022) – ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today revealed the I...
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2022-05-27

Highly efficient large-area perovskite light-emitting diodes for next-generation display technology

Development of scalable perovskite nanocrystals coating technology   Research team at Seoul National University (Prof. Tae-Woo Lee) developed highly efficient large-area perovskite light-emitting diodes (PeLEDs) with an external quantum efficiency (EQE) of 22.5% and pixel size of 102 mm2. The research results were published in Nature Nanotechnology, which is the world-renowned international academic journal, on May 4th (Title: Exploiting the full advantages of colloidal perovskite nanocrystals for large-area efficient light-emitting diodes).   ...
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2022-05-26

Samsung Electronics Celebrates the Grand Opening of Virtual Production Stage Powered by The Wall in Partnership With CJ ENM

The grand opening of Virtual Production Stage, built by Samsung and CJ ENM, is the world’s largest with MicroLED technology  <iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/FqrFezkZ9P8" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe>  Samsung Electronics today celebrates the grand opening of a virtual production stage in collaboration with leading entertainment company in Korea, CJ ENM. T...
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2022-05-26

Over the Lips, Through the Gums, Look Out Gamers, Here It Comes — Or So It Seems

Lips are famously sensual but, together with the gums and tongue, they are also surprisingly sensitive, second only to the fingertips in nerve density. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have exploited this latter characteristic to devise a practical way for people to receive tactile feedback in virtual worlds.   Their system uses airborne ultrasound waves to create sensations on the lips, teeth and tongue, and is small and light enough to attach to the bottom of virtual reality (VR) goggles.   Imagine a VR world that has a drinking fountain in it. "E...
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2022-05-26

LG Display Presents AI-Driven NFT Artwork on Transparent OLED

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it collaborated with Turkish-American new media artist Refik Anadol to showcase his latest AI-driven NFT (Non-Fungible Token) collection, ‘An Important Memory for Humanity,’ on its revolutionary Transparent OLEDs. This limited-edition NFT collection utilizes video, audio and health data taken from Inspiration4, the first-ever all-civilian spaceflight, to create a unique and expressive series of data visualizations. While the wide spectrum of colors,...
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2022-05-26

Nitride Semiconductors Successfully Settles UV-LED Patent Litigation and Continues Enforcement against UV LED Suppliers in U.S

Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) technology, has entered into a settlement with Digi-Key Corporation (“Digi-Key”), a global electrical components distributor.  Nitride filed the patent litigation against Digi-Key in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV-LED patent.   Nitride is one of the earliest ground breakers in the field of UV-LEDs. With Professor Emeritus Shiro SAKAI at Tokus...
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2022-05-25

New horticulture LEDs from ams OSRAM offer market-leading combination of efficiency, long life and value

New OSLON® Optimal LEDs provide flexible mix of color and white options to meet requirements of all growing applications Advanced chip technology and larger lens produce the robust high performance and broad light distribution pattern required in vertical farming and inter-lighting horticulture applications Munich, Germany (25th May, 2022) – ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today announced the launch of the OSLON® Optimal family of LEDs, based on the latest ams OSRAM 1mm2 chip for horticulture...
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2022-05-25

Acclaimed Waveguide Manufacturer Dispelix Partners with Laser Beam Scanning Leader MEGAONE at COMPUTEX Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- COMPUTEX Taipei, Booth X -- At the world-renowned COMPUTEX Taipei trade show, MEGAONE™ (New Taipei City, Taiwan), a leader in state-of the-art Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) modules for the Augmented Reality (AR) glasses market, is demonstrating its design partnership with Dispelix™ (Espoo, Finland), developers of next-generation diffractive waveguides for AR. At MEGAONE's booth #I022 (Hall I4th Floor, Nangang Exhibition), COMPUTEX attendees can try fir...
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2022-05-25

A Brief Analysis on Energy-saving Innovation Solutions for LED Display Drivers Led by Chipone in Low-carbon Era

Currently, under the background of carbon peak and carbon neutrality policies, the whole industry is committed to actively realizing energy saving and consumption reduction of products with low cost and high efficiency by means of scientific and technological innovation. As a global industry leader in the field of LED display driver chip, Chipone’s R&D team has been deeply engaged in various low-power design innovations of LED displays, with the purpose of reducing the overall power consumption of LED display from the design source through energy-saving innovation ...
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2022-05-25

Showa Denko's Program to Develop 8-inch SiC Wafers for Next-generation Green Power Semiconductor Selected for NEDO's Green Innovation Fund Projects

TOKYO, May 24, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) proposed its "Project to Develop SiC Wafers Technology for Next-generation Green Power Semiconductors(1)" (hereinafter "the Project") to New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) as a candidate for "Projects to Develop Wafers Technology for Next-generation Power Semiconductors" which was set as a research and development target of "Next-generation Digital Infrastructure Construction(2)" in "Green...
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2022-05-24

AutoX Selects SiLC’s Eyeonic Vision Sensor for its Autonomous RoboTaxi Fleet

The AutoX RoboTaxi fleet has grown to more than 1,000 autonomous vehicles and is expected to grow manyfold in the coming years featuring SiLC’s Eyeonic Vision sensors. (Graphic: Business Wire) Partnership Enables AutoX Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles with Breakthrough 4D LiDAR MONROVIA, Calif. & SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon photonics innovator SiLC Technologies, Inc. (SiLC) today announced that AutoX Inc. (AutoX), the frontrunner RoboTaxi company in China, has selected SiLC...
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2022-05-24

Signify and Intelligent Waves Enter Into Strategic Collaboration to Deliver Mission-critical, Light Waves-based Wireless Connectivity

LiFi offers additional layer of data security and reliable communications infrastructure for defense personnel in challenging, high-risk operational locations BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has entered into a strategic technology collaboration with Intelligent Waves, developer of the award-winning, cyber-defense solution, GRAYPATH. Together, Signify’s game-changing LiFi solution, Trulifi, and the GRAYPATH software use invisible light waves to e...
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2022-05-23

TRUMPF introduces the next generation, rugged industrial VCSEL solutions for oxygen sensing

Oxygen sensing in industrial applications as gas sensing in power plants benefit from integrated and robust VCSEL solutions // Spectroscopic sensors with in-situ measurement in less than a second // No thermal sensitivity with temperature controlled VCSEL in TO packages // New oxygen sensing solutions with wavelengths of 760 nm and 763 nm with improved performance Ulm, May 23, 2022 – TRUMPF Photonic Components, a global leader in VCSEL and photodiode solutions, is introducing its next generation of VCSEL for spectroscopic oxygen sensing. Spectrosc...
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2022-05-23

Unilumin Attended ISE and Received Clients' Praise

BARCELONA, Spain, May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- May 10-13, Barcelona, Spain, Unilumin participated in ISE, a worldwide renowned exhibition, and held an attention-grabbing Metasight press conference. Leading in the light & display industry, Unilumin opened the conference with "Hello Metasight, Together for a brighter future" as the theme and put forward the concept of Metasight. Unilumin presented and highlighted the technological integration of LED lighting and display and the bright future of light & display ecology. Unilumin Metasig...
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2022-05-19

Aixtron to supply CCS 3x2 MOCVD system to Boise State University

Deposition equipment maker Aixtron SE of Herzogenrath, near Aachen, Germany says that subsidiary Aixtron Ltd will deliver a deposition system from their Close Coupled Showerhead metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (CCS MOCVD) product range for compound semiconductor materials to the Boise State University. The CCS 3x2 is an essential part of an infrastructure expansion awarded to Boise State University, Idaho. With a capacity of 3x2” wafers, the CCS 3x2 system being delivered to Boise’s Micron Center for Materials Research will have ...
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2022-05-19

Vuzix Enters into Agreements to Deliver the World's First Fully Integrated Color MicroLED Microdisplay for AR Glasses

- Exclusive license of key μLED technology, design of a state-of-the-art backplane, with the ultimate goal of acquiring Atomistic ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, waveguides and Augmented Reality (AR) technology, today announced it has signed a series of agreements with Atomistic SAS ("Atomistic"), a next generation micro light emitting diode ("μLED") di...
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2022-05-18

Porotech Wins Display Week I-Zone Award – Best Prototype

13th Mat, 2022 – Porotech, a pioneer in micro-LED and GaN-based semiconductor material technology, is pleased to be the winner of the Innovation Zone Award – Best Prototype Category at 2022 Display Week in San Jose, California. Porotech’s DynamicPixelTuning™ technology powered by its PoroGaN® microdisplay platform was voted by the industry professionals in the exhibition as the game-changing innovation. The technology breakthrough unlocks dynamic colour tuning of LED chips and pixels and is set to resolve the current microLED c...
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2022-05-18

Argo AI Begins Driverless Vehicle Operations in Miami & Austin

  Scaling Autonomy    Argo offers a full suite of products and services to enable businesses of any size to improve their operations using Argo autonomous vehicles. Through a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) known as Argo Connect, ridesharing, delivery and logistics companies can seamlessly integrate Argo autonomous vehicles into their own digital services.   Beyond safely driving the fleet using Argo’s Autonomy Platform, Argo has a portfolio of Autonomy Solutions to help businesses manage in-market services and depot o...
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2022-05-17

ams OSRAM VCSEL illuminator brings benefits of integrated eye safety to Melexis automotive in-cabin monitoring solution

Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing   Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing The illumination board features an ams OSRAM infrared VCSEL flood illuminator which offers on-chip eye safety protection Integrated eye safety feature provides higher reliability, faster detection of fault conditions, and saves space compared to laser modules which require an external photodiode   Premstaetten, Austria (11 May, 2022)...
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2022-05-17

Tianma Invests in New G8.6 Production Line

CHINO, Calif. , May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line ("TM19") in Xiamen, Fujian, China. With an investment of RMB 33 Billion ($5.2B), the new plant is expected to produce 120k sheets per month using a-Si technologies. Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line ("TM19") in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Photo: Tianma America, Inc. Production at TM19 w...
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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