2024-04-12

Hama releases new smart RGB Neon LED light strip

Hama has launched its new Neon LED light strip in Europe for indoor and outdoor use. The RGB smart light offers various colors and lighting effects with remote app-based controls or voice commands. Other features include music and gaming effects, and a dynamic sunset scene. The Hama Neon LED light strip has been launched in the EU. (Image source: Hama) The Hama Neon LED light strip is now on sale in the EU. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, thanks to an IP65 dust and water resistance rating, the LED light strip is 5 m (~16 ft) long and is made with ...
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2024-04-12

Redmi Max 100 2025 and Xiaomi TV S Mini LED series announced

Xiaomi has refreshed its smart TV line-up with the announcements of the Redmi Max 100 2025 and Xiaomi TV S Mini LED Series in China. The Redmi Max 100 2025 is a 100″ TV with a 98% screen-to-body ratio and 4K resolution. Xiaomi TV S Mini LED series, on the other hand, features a mini-LED display with up to 640 backlight zones and 1200 nits peak brightness. It comes in 55″, 65″, 75″, and 85″ sizes. Both the TVs run Xiaomi HyperOS, Wi-Fi 6, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 240Hz screen with VRR, Dolby Vision...
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2024-04-12

The Hisense U8K is the best cheap mini-LED 4K TV you can buy - and it's had its price slashed at Amazon

Get the 55-inch Hisense U8K for an excellent price at Amazon (Image credit: Future) The Hisense U8K is one of the best TVs of 2023, offering mini-LED brightness and vivid colors, a suite of gaming features including 144Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision gaming - all for an excellent price. But, with this discount at Amazon, its value has gotten even better. The Hisense U8K is available for a brilliant $698 at Amazon in the US and down to an excellent £899 at Amazon in the UK. It is worth pointing out that at Amazon UK, the Hisense U8K is ava...
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2024-04-12

The Present and Future of Transparent LED Displays

With the continuous advancement of LED technology, LED displays are appearing in more diverse applications such as extended reality (xR) filmmaking displays, glasses-free 3D screens, all-in-one machines, cinema displays, rental screens, transparent displays, and flexible screens. These innovative applications have accelerated the integration of LED displays into everyday life, creating one segmented market after another for the LED display industry. Among these, transparent screens stand out as a special presence among many emerging LED displays. Their high transparen...
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2024-04-10

Inertial Labs Announces Groundbreaking Collaboration with Sony’s Airpeak

Image via Inertial Labs In a significant leap forward in drone technology, Inertial Labs announced a landmark collaboration with Sony to develop a state-of-the-art LiDAR system specifically for Sony’s Airpeak drone. This innovative venture is set to revolutionize drone capabilities in various applications, including surveying, mapping, and cinematic videography. The new LiDAR system, harnessing the expertise of Inertial Labs in sensor technology, promises to deliver unprecedented accuracy and detail in aerial mapping and 3D modeling. Coupled with Sony&rsq...
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2024-04-10

Lenovo Yoga Air 2024 with 14″ OLED display, Intel Core Ultra 7 processor launching on April 18 in China

Lenovo has teased the launch of the 2024 Yoga Air 14 laptop model in China, featuring the latest Intel Meteor Lake processors. As per the teaser, the Yoga Air 14 laptop is designed for portability, weighing approximately 1.4 KG (3.086 lbs), and has a thickness of 14.9 mm. This new laptop features a 14-inch OLED display with 120 Hz refresh rate. The display also offers 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut and also integrates eye protection technology, to reduce eye strain during prolonged use. The high-end model comes equipped with a Core Ultra 7 process...
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2024-04-10

24-foot, 5K LED Video Wall Delivers Stunning Imagery in Corporate Headquarters

5K LED video walls, custom programming, and video wall processing allow the display to receive content from a variety of sources and locations in the building. In NexGen’s new corporate lobby, Logic Integration installed a nearly 24-foot-wide, 9-foot-high (12-by-8) Planar MGP Series LED video wall with a 1.2mm pixel pitch (MGP 1.2). (Image credit: Planar) In Greenwood Village, Colorado, NexGen Resources is a privately held company dedicated to the development and procurement of natural resources. Since its inception in 1993, NexGen and its affilia...
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2024-04-09

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2024 Second-Quarter Results

Solid Execution Continues Delivering Margin Expansion and EPS Growth Delivered Net Sales of $906M, a 4% Decline Compared to the Prior Year Grew Operating Profit to $118M, up 6% Over the Prior Year; Adjusted Operating Profit of $140M, up 6% Over the Prior Year Reported Diluted EPS of $2.84, up 11% Over the Prior Year; Adjusted Diluted EPS of $3.38, up 11% Over the Prior Year Generated $293M in Year-to-Date Cash Flow from Operations ATLANTA, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc...
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2024-04-09

Marelli to Promote Design-Led Innovation at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition

Visitors will experience the co-creation process, anchored in technology that powers vehicle personalization At Marelli's booth, guests will learn how the company is enabling the software-defined vehicle revolution and will see its Digital Twin technology, which replicates vehicle components in the cloud Visitors can interact with Marelli's software-defined interior, an evolution of the company's digital cockpit, with features that can be personalized by the vehicle owner DETROIT, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Marelli, a leading mobility...
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2024-04-09

Hisense unveils its impressive 2024 range of Mini LED TVs that are bigger and brighter

Hisense has released its new 2024 range of TVs in stores with sizes ranging all the way up to a huge 110-inches with all models including the company’s outstanding new Mini LED technology. The new models in the ULED range includes the flagship UX and the U8 and U7 series. Under the hood customers will also find QLED Quantum Dot and Dolby Vision IQ and 144Hz as standard in the ULED range. In addition, the entire line-up Hisense TVs have IMAX enhanced certification which was only available in the U8 series and above. “Our 2...
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2024-04-09

Vuzix Commences Online Sales of Its MicroLED Binocular Waveguide Smart Safety Glasses

Expands Availability of Vuzix Shield for Enterprise Customers    ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of smart glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, today announced that its award-winning Vuzix Shield™ smart safety glasses are now available to the general public via www.Vuzix.com. Vuzix Shield initially launched against a limited fulfillment strategy, focused on ...
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2024-04-08

Legendary Cannabis Grower David Holmes on LED Conversion: ‘The Results Blew Us Away’

For the past 25 years, David Holmes has been growing cannabis indoors and has experienced firsthand the peaks and valleys of California’s cannabis market. Widely recognized in the industry as an expert in his craft, Holmes has successfully scaled his cultivation from much smaller warehouses and garages as a pioneer of California’s gray market to now operating several thousand square feet of canopy in facilities in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The well-known LA-based cultivator, CEO and founder of Clade9 specializes in premium flower that has attracted a l...
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2024-04-08

New Philips Xperion 3000 Under-bonnet LED Light Brings Brightness and Enhanced Flexibility

Quality light to get the job done Suresnes, France – April 4th, 2024 – The latest addition to the Philips Xperion 3000 range of work lamps is designed to offer a powerful, bright light. Super flexible in any situation, the Philips Xperion 3000 Under-bonnet LED light is handy and easy to operate. Bright, comfortable work light The Philips Xperion 3000 Under-Bonnet LED Light provides 1000 lumens of light with a wide beam angle of 100°, perfect for illuminating the entire work area. This broad, bright light lets you see every little detail a...
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2024-04-08

Welcome to Visit Unilumin’s New Office and Showroom in Germany

The New Branch of Unilumin – Next Level! Welcome to Visit Unilumin’s New Office and Showroom in Germany Early in September 2018, Unilumin Group Co., Ltd founded a European subsidiary (Unilumin Germany GmbH) in Filderstadt. During the years, with a steady increase in turnover, the German subsidiary achieved an annual increase rate in sales of more than 30% and realized more than 500 projects and the associated increase in staff, the office space becoming cramped. In the spring they moved to larger and more beautiful premises in Nürtingen near ...
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2024-04-08

Breakthrough Self-Polarizing RGB Device Improves Efficiency of LCD Backlighting

Researchers from Xiamen University have unveiled a self-polarizing RGB device that harnesses the power of semipolar MicroLEDs and perovskite-in-polymer films to drastically improve the energy efficiency of LCD backlights. This innovative technology tackles the long-standing issue of light intensity loss in traditional polarizing methods, which can filter out up to 50% of vertical polarization. Structure of an LCD based on semipolar blue μLEDs excite anisotropic perovskite NCs as backlight. (Source: Opto-Electronic Advances) The team, led by Associate Pr...
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2024-04-08

NASA Research Boosts LED Lamps for Home and Garden

Astronaut Andrew Morgan waters plants in the Veg-04B experiment on the space station. This space botany research is one of several studies into how to provide fresh food for crews on long-term space missions. Credits: NASA NASA’s exploration requires research into how light affects both humans and plants: John Glenn’s first trip into Earth orbit lasted just under five hours, but today, astronauts regularly stay six months or longer on the International Space Station. Experiencing over a dozen sunrises and sunsets each day means an astronaut’...
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2024-04-08

AIXTRON receives Gold Supplier Award from BOE HC SemiTek for Micro LED collaboration

Both companies have been partnering for many years, while AIXTRON was now honored for the outstanding collaboration with BOE HC SemiTek on Micro LEDs.    Herzogenrath, April 08, 2024 – AIXTRON (FSE: AIXA) has received the prestigious Gold Supplier Award from BOE HC SemiTek for their collaboration in the field of Micro LED technology. The partnership between the leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry and BOE HC SemiTek spans over 19 years, dating back to the early 2000s. ...
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2024-04-08

Seoul Semiconductor Proves Crisis-Resilient, Performing Better in Revenue Growth Than the Other Top 5

2023 Global LED Lighting Market Analysis” released by TrendForce in March 2024 SEOUL, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ:046890), a global optical semiconductor company, ranked third in the category of visible light for the second consecutive year and first in the category of UV LED for the fifth consecutive year in the 2023 global rankings released by market research firm TrendForce. This is significant in that Seoul Semiconductor is the only one among the top 5 companies that has achieved organic growth relying solely on its best-in-indust...
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2024-04-08

TrendForce: Impact of the April 3rd Earthquake on Taiwan’s Display Panel Industry Is Expected to Bolster Panel Prices

Apr. 3, 2024 ---- An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 occurred off the eastern coast of Taiwan at 7:58 AM on April 3rd. Continuous aftershocks have left most machinery at AU Optronics and Innolux in a state of shutdown. According to the latest investigation by TrendForce, all panel fabs at AU Optronics have suspended operations for inspections and repairs, and recovery efforts are now underway. As for Innolux, most of its fabs have experienced a noticeable impact from the earthquake in terms of equipment operations. The exception is Fab6, where equipment was ...
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2024-04-03

Gensler designs video wall that ‘looks like an exploding TV’

The industrial-style deconstructed video wall, which has been designed like a circuit board, required Nanolumens to develop a new product topology for its Nixel curved LED technology. A new innovation hub has been fitted out with a deconstructed video wall display that looks like a circuit board. The concept was to have a 16:9 display splayed out from the main display, so that it appeared as if a TV had exploded. It needed to have a clean aesthetic, but also seem industrial in style, with exposed parts and cabling. Gensler’s Jeian Jeong and Michael Schneider ...
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2024-04-03

Godox KNOWLED P600R and P1200R RGB LED Panels Announced

Godox is announcing two new, high-power, hard RGB LED panels. Aimed at professionals and medium-large production studios, the Godox KNOWLED P600R and P1200R panels combine high output, rugged build, modular compatibility, and advanced control methods. Both panels support a wide CCT range of 1,800-10,000K, as well as full RGB coverage. The P600R offers CRI 96 / TLCI96 while its bigger P1200R brother offers CRI 96 / TLCI 98. This impressive spec list is only part of the story, so let’s dive in. The lighting market has grown significan...
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2024-04-03

Xiaomi Unveils Revolutionary SU7 Electric Vehicle Equipped with Hesai High-Performance Lidar

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiaomi, a leading technology company, has officially launched its first mass-produced electric vehicle, the Xiaomi SU7, in Beijing. This all-new high-performance sedan represents Xiaomi's entry into the electric vehicle market and showcases its exceptional capabilities in car manufacturing. The Xiaomi SU7 Pro and Max versions utilize Hesai's high-performance AT128 long-range lidar, marking a significant milestone in intelligent driving technology. With over 88,898 reservations within the first day of ...
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2024-04-03

AUO Announces Completion of BHTC Acquisition, Strengthening its Supplier Leadership in Smart Mobility Services

AUO Corporation ("AUO" or the "Company") (TWSE: 2409) announced today the completion of its acquisition of German company Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "BHTC"), at an enterprise value of €600 million (approximately NT$20.4 billion), following the agreement reached previously on October 2, 2023. After fulfilling all necessary closing conditions and obtaining approval from relevant national authorities, AUO now holds 100% equity interest in BHTC. In response to the prevalence of smart and autono...
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2024-04-03

New Philips Ultinon Pro7000 LED Signaling Bulbs Offer Superior Brightness for Safer Driving

More stylish signaling is now possible with the latest high-end LED technology Suresnes, France – April 2nd, 2024 – Get noticed on the roadway with Philips new Ultinon Pro7000 range of automotive signaling bulbs, developed by Lumileds. Whether stopping, reversing, or turning, these elegantly engineered LED lamps will keep you safer by ensuring others can see you clearly. And like all other Philips Automotive LED lamps, these lamps offer long-lasting performance and easy compatibility with most cars and trucks. Superior visibility for safer driving S...
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2024-04-03

LED Displays Empower Sports Industry as AI Fever Rages in 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) is growing at an astounding rate. Following the emergence of ChatGPT around the 2023 Spring Festival, the global AI market is once again booming in 2024, with OpenAI launching the AI video generation model Sora, Google unveiling the new Gemini 1.5 Pro, and NVIDIA introducing a local AI Chabot. The innovative development of AI technology has triggered intense changes and explorations in various industries, including the sports sector. OpenAI Sora example video Since last year, the International Olympic Committee Pres...
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2024-04-02

seddLED3.4 A3D-MHG & seddLED3.5 A3E-THG New Product Release

Naturally adapting cabin light colour elevates visual comfort and travelling experience. The goal of DOMINANT newest seddLED (Smart Embedded Digital Driver) product is to provide a thinner, brighter, and more easily manufacturable product for its customers. Two new products introduced in this family is the slim package seddLED3.4 (A3D-MHG-2000-1) and the world’s first high power smart RGB LED seddLED3.5 (A3E-THG-60-1), with the latter expected to have a large application in cabin RGB projection systems. Fig 1: seddLED3.4 and seddLED...
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2024-04-02

The Blue-IR hybrid laser “BRACE™” series has been given the Laser Industry Encouragement Award

Nichia is honored to announce that the Blue-IR hybrid laser “BRACE™”, equipped with a blue laser diode module (LDM) developed in collaboration with Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., has been awarded the Laser Industry Encouragement Award at the 16th Industry Award of The Laser Society of Japan. This award is given to companies that have contributed to the development of the laser-related industry in Japan, from development to practical application adoption of products and technologies. The Encouragement Award is specifically given to those who are ...
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2024-04-02

OCAL SPORTS Bandits introduce LED lighting upgrades at Modern Woodmen Park

In cooperation with the City of Davenport and Musco Lighting, the Quad Cities River Bandits have announced the installation of an upgraded LED field lighting system at Modern Woodmen Park, a news release says. Modern Woodmen Park (OurQuadCities.com) Custom designed and manufactured by Musco, the Total Light Control—TLC for LED lighting system increases light levels on the field by more than 40 percent and brings the historic venue into compliance with Major League Baseball’s enhanced lighting standards. Key benefits of the system upgrade ...
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2024-04-01

LASERS SAVE MICROLED DISPLAYS – AGAIN

Laser-assisted bonding bypasses one of the remaining roadblocks in volume microLED display production. Samsung wowed attendees at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2024, with their huge, transparent microLED display. But there’s more to microLED displays than just good looks. They offer several advantages over other display technologies, such as LEDs and OLEDs. These include improved energy efficiency, longer lifetimes, higher brightness, and better color accuracy. In addition, utilizing microLEDs allows manufacturers to easily modify s...
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2024-04-01

Display panel maker BOE launches $8.72 billion production line construction

On Wednesday, Chinese leading display panel manufacturer BOE started construction of its first 8.6-gen AMOLED production line in Chengdu, Sichuan, with an investment of around RMB 63 billion ($8.72 billion). This is the largest single investment in the manufacturing sector in the history of industrial development in Sichuan, a province located in southwestern China. The upcoming production line is expected to occupy around 1,400 acres, boasting a planned monthly capacity of 32,000 glass substrates. The company claims that the production line, primarily targeting high-en...
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