2021-09-03

Infineon And Panasonic Accelerate GaN Technology Development For 650 V GaN Power Devices

Munich, Germany and Osaka, Japan – 2 September 2021 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Panasonic Corporation have signed an agreement for the joint development and production of the second generation (Gen2) of their proven gallium nitride (GaN) technology, offering higher efficiency and power density levels. The outstanding performance and reliability combined with the capability of 8-inch GaN-on-Si wafer production mark Infineon’s strategic outreach to the growing demand for GaN power semiconductors. In ...
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2021-09-02

Apple Car May Use Exterior Screens To Signal Other Drivers

  An Apple Car could provide detailed warnings of its actions to other drivers by using LED screens all over the vehicle to tell other drivers what the self-driving system is doing.   Apple's long-rumored vehicle is anticipated to include some form of self-driving technology, given that Apple has been testing it for years on public roads. While Apple's testing seems to be centered on reading the road and responding to conditions, there are other features of driving that inbound systems have to deal with.   One of the problems is indica...
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2021-09-01

Micro LEDforum 2021 – Innovation, Vision, and Foresight

Following a subdued 2020 on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, the development of Micro and Mini LED technologies has ramped up again this year. The upcoming Micro LEDforum 2021 will reveal the latest developments in the manufacturing of Micro LED displays as well as in the application of Mini and Micro LED technologies. Significant progress has been made across the different sections of the supply chain for Micro LED displays (e.g., chip manufacturing, mass transfer, mass inspection, driver design, and backplane manufacturing). The same can also be said for ...
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2021-09-01

Nationstar Partners with TCL to Develop Next-Gen Mini LED Technologies

On the evening of August 26, TCL held its Mini LED agenda event “To See with Foresight” in Shenzhen. During the event, TCL announced essential strategies for Mini LED development and plans to develop ultra-large displays, revealing its determination to compete with Mini LED display technologies. With Strategic Support, Nationstar Partners with TCL to Facilitate Mini LED Development As a strategic partner of TCL, Nationstar provides technical, product, and service support during the LED and SMT processes for TCL regarding ...
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2021-09-01

Inpixon and Ostendo Announce Collaboration to Reimagine Hybrid Workplace Experience with Wearable Augmented Reality Display Glasses

US-Manufactured Quantum Photonic-Based Chipsets Enable Glasses with Indoor Intelligence™ and GPS Solutions with Market-Leading Field of View PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Inpixon (Nasdaq: INPX), the Indoor Intelligence™ company, today announced it has executed a strategic alliance and co-marketing agreement with Ostendo Technologies, Inc. ("Ostendo"), a leader in quantum photonics and micro-display technologies. In connection with this agreement, the companies will jointly pursue customer opportunities ai...
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2021-09-01

Tuneable IR LED Can Identify A Range Of Gases

Researcher develop technology that could turn smart phones into spectrometers Scientsts have come up with an IR LED that is ‘tuneable' to different wavelengths of light. The device can identify a suite of gases, potentially including lethal ones, improving the safety of firefighters, miners, the military, and your local plumber. The technology has been developed by the University of Melbourne, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Transformative M...
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2021-09-01

Seoul Semiconductor Expands its Business through SunLike Natural Sunlight Spectrum LED Technology Patents and Business Rights Transfer

Circadian Rhythm (24-hour cycle) identified by the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Acquired all SunLike technology for natural light source jointly developed with Toshiba Materials in Japan: To expand investment and business Experimental results that SunLike has possibility of helping prevent myopia and improving memory will be announced ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it expects to expand its business of SunLike ...
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2021-09-01

25th Anniversary Of The White LED Nichia’s Innovation That Changed The World!

Nichia’s Legendary History Established in 1956 to produce chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry, Nichia quickly evolved to become one of the world’s largest phosphor manufacturers, a leadership position Nichia held into the 2000’s. After significant investment into a technology believed impossible, in 1993 Nichia commercialized the very first high luminous blue LEDs. With these high luminous blue LEDs and its then 30+ years of phosphor expertise and history, Nichia created a revolutionary technology. In September of 1996, Nichia combi...
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2021-08-31

GE Current, a Daintree Company Announces 10% Price Increase

by Edison Report Randy Reid August 30, 2021 EdisonReport can confirm that GE Current, A Daintree company has announced a price increase.  Below is information from an email sent to agents and distributors last week:   “This year, every industry continues to be impacted by unprecedented inflationary commodity pressure and component availability challenges.   Throughout this year, we have tried to minimize the price increases to our customers; however, the cost pressure is not abating. Therefore, we are announcing the following price ...
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2021-08-31

Signify Introduces Philips A-Lamp With Up to a 50-Year Life

Good for planet and purse: Signify introduces Philips LED’s first most energy-efficient A-class bulbs   New Philips LED A-class bulbs consume 60% less energy compared to standard Philips LED bulbs and have a longer lifespan Provides consumers with a smart investment for the planet and their purse Philips LED’s new and improved regular A-shape bulbs will be available starting September 1, 2021   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lig...
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2021-08-30

AR Smartglass Supplier Partnership to deliver the next generation of AR wearables

WaveOptics, the pioneering designers of diffractive waveguides for Augmented Reality (AR) wearables, has announced a strategic supplier relationship with Jade Bird Display (JBD) for MicroLED microdisplays. The Leopard is the latest development kit by WaveOptics which demonstrates to their customers the advanced level of readily deployable and customisable AR technology.   It is the closest form-factor akin to traditional consumer eye wear available from the UK based company which recently was acquired by Snap Inc. Alongside the paten...
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2021-08-30

Candidates For Next-gen LED-based Datacoms

UK researchers show how organic semiconductors, CQDs and perovskites can be used in LED-based optical communications systems A new paper from the University of Surrey and the University of Cambridge has detailed how two relatively unexplored semiconducting materials can satisfy the telecommunication industry's hunger for enormous amounts of data at ever-greater speeds. LED-based communications techniques allow computing devices, including mobile phones, to communicate with one another by using infrared light. However, LED techniques are underused because in its...
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2021-08-30

VueReal announces volume shipments of MicroLED displays to its customers in Q4 2021

WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - VueReal Inc., a leader in developing key enabling technologies for microLED displays, is pleased to announce volume orders for its transparent displays from automotive and aerospace customers capping off several key milestones in the commercialization of both its custom displays and its microprinting platform technology.   VueReal high transparent, high brightness display (CNW Group/VueReal)   VueReal partners directly with OEMs for custom display designs in order to bring these in...
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2021-08-30

Toyoda Gosei Launches UV-C High-Speed Surface Disinfector

Kiyosu, Japan, August 27, 2021: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will launch a “UV-C High-Speed Surface Disinfector,” which uses deep ultraviolet (UV-C) LEDs that effectively kill viruses and bacteria, in November 2021. Preorders of the product will be accepted from September 1. With the recent rise in awareness of infection prevention, Toyoda Gosei is launching various products that disinfect air and surfaces using UV-C LEDs. The UV-C High-Speed Surface Disinfector eliminates more than 99.9% of viruses and bacteria on both top and bottom surfaces...
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2021-08-30

Providing High-Quality Mini LED Equipment, Xin YiChang Net Income Surges 134%

Specializing in producing smart manufacturing equipment, Xin YiChang has witnessed rapid growth following the booming development of Mini LED and semiconductor sectors. On the evening of August 15, Xin YiChang released its 1H21 earnings report, in which the company posted an operating income of RMB 494 million (USD 76.19 million; 53.44% YoY) and a net profit of RMB 99.4483 million (USD 15.33 million; 133.96% YoY). Unit: Yuan; Currency: RMB The LED and Semiconductor Industries Are Thriving, Boosting the Company’s Earnings In 2021,...
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2021-08-30

Semilab’s Optical Testing Solutions Help Micro LED Take a Step Closer to Mass Production

Micro LED has recently become a popular technology in the display market. Compared with LCD and OLED that have already been put into mass production, Micro LED has better performance on brightness, color display, viewing angle, contrast, resolution, and lifespan. Presently, an increasing number of upstream and downstream suppliers in the display industry chain have invested in the research and development of Micro LEDs, which has accelerated their progress towards mass production. However, to actually achieve the mass production of Micro LEDs, manufacturers have ...
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2021-08-27

New Planar Lifestyle Displays Deliver Unmatched Visual Experiences for Luxury Environments

Backed by an elite service offering for highly-skilled installation, the leading-edge family of large-scale HD, 4K and 8K LED displays features industry-leading resolutions, ultra-fine pitch MicroLED technology and 109-inch to 219-inch diagonal sizes PORTLAND, Ore., August 25, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the release of Planar Lifestyle Displays, a combination of large-scale LED displays and superior installation services that enrich luxury environments. Supporting large indoor spaces, ...
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2021-08-26

Scientists Develop Efficient GaN-based Green LEDs

A research team led by Shengjun Zhou at Wuhan University has reported developing efficient GaN-based green LEDs on sapphire substrate. They proposed a hybrid nucleation layer consisting of sputtered AlN and mid-temperature GaN components to boost quantum efficiency of GaN-based green LEDs. The team says the hybrid nucleation layer provides a promising approach for the pursuit of efficient III-nitride emitters in the green-to-amber region. Currently, the development of efficient III-nitride emitters in the full visible range is very attractive. The integrati...
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2021-08-25

Retailers Employing NICHIA LED Technology Are Ahead Of The Game

After completing a successful pilot project, German retailer EDEKA equips its latest store entirely with NICHIA technology Tokushima, Japan – 3 August 2021: LED manufacturer NICHIA is a technology leader in highly efficient human centric lighting and the replication of natural light. Its innovative LED technologies are increasingly being used in retail to push the shopping experience to the next level. The most recent project is an EDEKA store in Wiesbaden-Sonnenberg, Germany, which opened its doors in May and is equipped with a lighting solutio...
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2021-08-25

Samsung Display Unveils New Eco² OLED™ that Reduces Power Consumption, Offers Enhanced Under-Panel Camera, and Features Eco-Friendly Design

Latest OLED technology from Samsung Display sets new industry standard for smartphone market with its first-ever integrated polarizer   Samsung Display today unveils its new Eco2 (Eco Square) OLED™ technology, which further reduces power consumption and offers an improved Under-Panel Camera (UPC) – a first in a foldable device – and eco-friendly design. The name of the Eco2 OLED™ display itself – Efficient power Consumption + Eco-friendly Component – highlights these benefits....
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2021-08-25

[Learn Display] Transparent OLED

You may have seen transparent displays often in SF movies. Transparent OLED, one of the cutting-edge display technologies, even showcases the back of its screen transparently. Transparent OLED displays are made up of clear materials and have transmissive space for lights to pass through the pixels, making them look transparent. This technology is expected to be used in applications where users need to see through the other side of a screen, such as replacing the Heads-up Display (HUD) that projects images on the windshield. Transparent OLED displays are manu...
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2021-08-24

Lumileds Expands the Industry’s Broadest Color Portfolio and Extends its LED Phosphor Conversion Program

LUXEON 2835 PC Red-Orange LED simplifies color-mixing solution engineering   San Jose, CA – August 17, 2021 – Lumileds today announced its latest phosphor-converted (PC) LED, a PC Red-Orange LED that is part of the LUXEON 2835 Color Line. Like PC Amber, phosphor conversion of a blue InGaN chip brings many advantages compared to its direct AlInGaP counterpart, most significantly, simpler engineering when mixing colors, equivalent forward voltage to other InGaN LEDs, stabler, higher output at operating tempe...
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2021-08-24

Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Is Developing Micro LED Display Technologies

To compete with South Korean companies holding a dominant position in the OLED display market, Apple is striving to establish its Mini LED industry chain. According to the latest report by Ming-Chi Kuo, a well-known analyst of Apple products, Apple’s mass production agenda for its Mini LED monitors comprises five stages. Stage 1: Changes in screen yield rates and shipping schedules will significantly affect the stock valuation of “primary suppliers”. Therefore, Apple’s suppliers will endeavor to improve product yield. Stage 2: T...
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2021-08-24

With Mini LED Shipment Increases, Entire Has Positive Outlook for 2H21

Taiwan-based Entire Technology is forecast to sustain its revenue growth to October as raw material prices are stabilizing with shipment increases of Mini LED products. Institutional investors predict that Entire will be out of the red in this quarter and continue to head for earnings growth. Founded in 2003, Entire specializes in developing light guide plates and diffuser plates for backlight modules, which are applied to various monitors, eco-friendly business and home lighting products, commercial signage, appliance display modules, and biotech displays. In Q2, some of...
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2021-08-24

Targeting Mini/Micro LED, AUO Accelerates Transformation and Upgrading

On August 19, the panel giant AUO convened a shareholders meeting. During the meeting, Chairman Paul SL Peng suggested that, regarding shareholders’ concerns over the stock price and analysts’ ratings of the panel industry, AUO could not affect its stock price, but the Taiwan-based panel manufacturer is striving to develop “biaxial transformation” (i.e., the Go Premium and Go vertical projects) strategies to ensure sustainable and stable profitability. Mr. Peng emphasized that because the panel industry is highly sensitive to changes in the econ...
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2021-08-24

Mackwell Health Announce Partnership With GE Current A Daintree Company

Mackwell Health is proud to announce a partnership with GE Current, a Daintree company to collaborate in the field of LED UV disinfection technology. The partnership will extend Current’s ground-breaking 365DisInFx™ UV Technology to the European, Middle Eastern and Australia/New Zealand markets. The 365DisInFx™ UV technology leverages LEDs to help reduce the potential spread of certain common infection-causing pathogens. This allows for continuous disinfection in spaces while occupants are present.   Mackwell Health is a new d...
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2021-08-23

Nest Brush Self-Dispensing UV-C Toothbrush

Images courtesy of Nest Oral Care Body grooming and oral health care are both parts of good hygiene and whether we like it or not, it is important to also take care of our pearly whites to avoid certain diseases. But when it can be time-consuming and worse, a great contributor to plastic wastes. What with the toothpaste tube and disposed toothbrushes ending up in landfills. Thankfully, the Nest Brush solves that problem. This ingenious oral care kit consists of several items that make brushing not just fun but also sustainable. It has a minimalistic silicon toothbrush that...
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2021-08-23

Gallium Oxide White LED Prospects

Saga University in Japan has reported work towards white light-emitting diodes (WLEDs) based on rare-earth (RE)-doped gallium oxide (Ga2O3) [Yafei Huang et al, Appl. Phys. Lett., v119, p062107, 2021].   The researchers adopted a vertical integration strategy with Ga2O3 layers doped with thulium (Tm), europium (Eu) and erbium (Er) grown on top of each other. The team comments that “films grown by lateral integration are deposited side-by-side, while the co-doping of multiple rare earth elements into the same host will unavoidably degrade the crystal ...
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2021-08-20

Cree | Wolfspeed and STMicroelectronics Expand Existing 150mm Silicon Carbide Wafer Supply Agreement

Durham, N.C. and Geneva, Aug. 17, 2021 — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), the global leader in silicon carbide technology through its Wolfspeed® business, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today the expansion of an existing multi-year, long-term silicon carbide wafer supply agreement. The amended agreement, which calls for Cree to supply ST with 150mm silicon carbide bare and epitaxial wafers over the next several years, is now worth more than $800 milli...
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2021-08-20

Panasonic Supporting the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 with People-Friendly Robots

- Robot vacuum cleaners and Power Assist Suits contribute to the innovative Games -   Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation has provided the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) with its robots that automate tasks otherwise performed manually or assist people in carrying out their tasks. While aspiring to realize a society where human-friendly robots can help support a safe, comfortable lifestyle, the company strives to bring to life Tokyo 2020's vision of "holding the most innovative Games in history and bringing positive reform to the ...
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With up to 2000lm per LED, LUXEON 7070 delivers the power, efficacy and solution cost reductions luminaire manufacturers need   San Jose, CA – August 31, 2021 – More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the... READ MORE

 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at... READ MORE