2021-08-06

Seoul Semiconductor Reports Second Quarter Operating Profit Up 70% on Year

Reported KRW 336.8 billion revenue for the second quarter 2021, all-time historical high quarterly revenue and second quarter operating profit recorded KRW 23.4 billion, up 70% on year First half net profit was KRW 43.9 billion, higher than 2020 full year net profit of KRW 29.0 billion Active Capex investments to meet strong upcoming demands and Seoul Semiconductor expects 3% to 9% YoY growth for the third quarter 2021 while YTD revenue is expected to reach over KRW 1 trillion in September   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconduct...
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2021-08-06

ams OSRAM Reports Second Quarter Group Results Well Above Mid-point Of Guidance Range With Revenues Of USD 1,491 Million And Adj. Operating Margin Of 9%

Portfolio re-alignment fully underway with disposal of Digital Systems North America closed and further announcements expected in the next months Synergy creation and integration programs fully on track Successful completion of delisting offer for OSRAM Licht AG share; ownership now at 80.4% Third quarter expected group revenues of USD 1,450-1,550 million with expected adjusted operating margin of 8-11%, reflecting demand environment, tight supply and previous comments Capital markets day planned for early 2022   Premstaetten, Austria a...
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2021-08-05

Samsung, TCL, and BOE Unveil Mini LED Gaming Monitors

Recently, the Mini LED concept has again been in the spotlight as Huawei released its first Mini LED-backlit smart TV. Meanwhile, the gaming display market is also thriving, where Samsung, TCL, and BOE all unveiled the latest Mini LED displays for gamers.     Samsung’s 49-inch Mini LED Curved Gaming Monitor   On July 29, Samsung released its first Mini-LED-backlit gaming monitor, Odyssey Neo G9. The product made its debut at The 2021 China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference (ChinaJoy) and 3rd Univer...
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2021-08-05

SETi’s Violeds Technology Solution to Support Delta Variant Spreading Prevention

Columbia S.C. – Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi) and Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), the leading global providers of UV LED technology and subsidiaries of Seoul Semiconductor, announced surface disinfection test results: Violeds solution fully disinfected the Covid-19 delta variant by 99.3% in one second and 99.9999% in five seconds, at the online press conference held on August 4, 2021. In addition, in the SETi and Seoul Viosys’ own experiment, Violeds not only removed fine dust, but also disinfected 90% of viruses in the air in 5-...
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2021-08-04

The Secret Behind Ultra High-Definition TVs: Mini LED Driver ICs

The television industry is always on the lookout for the next big advancement in the sector. Enter Mini LED TV technology, which contains smaller LEDs, and allows more LEDs to be packed into screens, enabling brighter and more detailed color expression and a slimmer TV profile.   These smaller LEDs are underpinned by semiconductor integrated circuits (ICs), which have attracted the interest of the global TV industry because they affect how efficiently the Mini LEDs can operate.   Samsung Electronics recently showcased two new Mini LED Driv...
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2021-08-03

INMO Debuts its New Generation Consumer-grade AR Smart Glasses

SHENZHEN, China, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 26, 2021, INMO held a product launch event to unveil the company's new generation consumer-grade AR glasses INMO Air. Many of its partners and media guests were invited to the event to witness the grand launch and experience the product's applications in multiple scenarios.INMO Air is now available on Indiegogo. CEO of INMO announced the official release of the INMO Air Mr. Yim Yang, the founder and CEO of INMO, announced the official release of the INMO Air. He e...
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2021-08-03

Robotic Vehicles Get a 360-Degree View Thanks to ams OSRAM and Jabil

Labor shortages, a rapidly growing e-commerce industry and an increased focus on safety in the workplace are driving massive growth in the Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) and Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) markets. AMRs and AGVs use various navigation methods to move materials autonomously in warehouses, manufacturing facilities and even offices. Jabil and ams OSRAM are rapidly advancing the robotic vehicles’ guidance systems by providing accurate and cost-effective 3D sensing and LiDAR technology. Jabil’s Omnidirectional Sensor uses Time-of-Fligh...
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2021-08-03

Liande Becomes BOE’s Supplier of Mini LED Machinery

On July 22, Liande announced on an investor interaction platform that it has begun providing ACF attachment and COF punching machines as well as equipment of automatic PCB bonding of Mini LEDs for BOE.       Reportedly, Liande is a leading supplier of electronics production machines and solutions in China. The company specializes in the development, production, sales, and services of assembly machines for panel display automation modules. Its products mainly include machines for bonding, attachment, polarizer lamination, testing, processin...
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2021-08-03

InfoComm 2021: A Highlight Summary of 14 Exhibitors including BOE, TCL, and Leyard

On July 21, the high-profile event InfoComm China 2021 was held at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, where BOE, TCL, Changhong, Leyard, Absen, Unilumin, AOTO, and many other companies showcased their latest products and technological applications.   Image source: PAIXIN.COM   BOE, Skyworth, Hisense, Leyard, and MAXHUB all exhibited all-in-one (AIO) models, among which BOE’s Mini LED-backlit smart AIO monitor was unveiled for the first time.   COB-based display products were another...
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2021-08-03

How Are LCD and LED Monitors Different?

The modern display market is full of complicated terms like 3D, quantum dot, plasma, LED (light-emitting diode), OLED (organic light-emitting diode), LCD (liquid crystal display), and ELD (electroluminescent display). So, a person in a situation where they have to choose a type of display may find it tough to decide.    Source    Since LED and LCD are among the common types available and used today, we are going to share how the two are different. Knowing the subtle yet significant differences between the two will help you make an infor...
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2021-08-02

Lumileds Boosts LUXEON 3030 2D Round Performance For Leading Flux, Efficacy, And Drive Current

San Jose, CA – July 20, 2021 – Lumileds, a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, is once again improving LUXEON 3030 2D Round performance. Across all CCTs and for 70 and 80CRI, flux performance increases up to 2.5%. With leading efficacy and higher maximum drive than competitors, LED counts can be reduced. Hot-color targeting at 85°C ensures color at operating temperatures and 1/9th micro-binning enables tight color control. Superior reliability makes LUXEON 3030 2D Round a perfect fit for outdoor and other high-lumen applications...
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2021-08-02

Signify Foundation, City Hall of São Paulo and the Union of Residents support more than 25,000 people in the Paraisópolis favela through LED lighting

Transforms previously poorly lit spaces so residents can make their daily commute to work, school or leisure Enables extended opening hours, helping small businesses to generate more income, expanding employment opportunities and giving a boost to the local commerce ecosystem Benefits an estimated 25,000 inhabitants, further enabling productivity, safety, cultural and economic growth across the community   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has through the ...
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2021-08-02

Huawei Will Release the First Mini LED Smart Display On July 29

On July 26, Huawei Consumers announced on its official Sina Weibo page that Huawei will unveil V 75 Super, the first Mini LED smart display featuring its HarmonyOS 2 system, at 19:30 on July 29 (UTC +8). According to the company’s promo poster, the smart display V 75 Super adopts SuperMini LED display technology; engineered with 46,080 SuperMini LED chips, the 75-inch monitor can present lifelike and bright details and more genuinely display the original colors. Regarding sound quality, V 75 Super comes with a 20-unit Devialet cinema sound f...
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2021-07-30

[Video] Serenity in the City That Never Sleeps: Samsung Smart LED Signage Brings Nature to Times Square

Imagine a moment of complete calm in the heart of the city that never sleeps. On July 27, tourists and urbanites alike were treated to such a scene when Samsung Electronics, in partnership with Seoul-based design company d’strict, unveiled its Waterfall-NYC (2021) art installation in New York City’s Times Square. Pairing Samsung’s world-leading display technology with d’strict’s innovative space-based user experiences, Waterfall-NYC (2021) transports onlookers to a digital ocean with hyper-realistic waves and cascading waterfalls over ...
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2021-07-30

Hitachi's 4K Q-Series Android QLED TVs hit Europe

By Mike Wheatley - 26 July 2021 Japanese electronics brand Hitachi has announced what looks to be yet another strong competitor in the affordable smart TV space with its new Q-Series models  The new Hitachi Q-Series TVs are set to go on sale in European countries including France, Italy, Spain, and Germany in the summer, FlatPanels HDreported, but there was no mention of U.K availability. Pricing was also not detailed, though the company’s press release describes the new models as “affordable mid-range” sets.    The 4K...
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2021-07-30

Accell’s New Power UV Sanitizer is the Ultimate Sanitizing Solution

Using UV light, the Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging thoroughly cleans every corner of items and effectively kills 99% of common germs and bacteria July 21, 2021 05:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time   FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accell, a provider of innovative power products and enhanced connectivity solutions, today announced the official release of the new Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging, which has been certified by the Environmental Protection Agency, confirming the company meets the EPA&rs...
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2021-07-30

Can The Moiré Pattern of LED Displays be Conquered?

Nowadays LED displays have been used in the field of film and TV entertainment, as backdrops of news broadcasting, movie production studio and so on. However, it is usually to find “water ripples” on the screen when using cameras to shoot LED displays. Those water ripples are called the “moiré pattern”, which will affect works performance. The following paragraph will introduce the optical principle behind this phenomenon and how to overcome the issue.   The cause of the “moiré pattern”   Digital cameras focus ...
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2021-07-30

iCleanse Launches New Customer Engagement Versions Of Disinfection Station For Mobile Phones

  July 29, 2021, Avon, CT — iCleanse www.icleanse.com (formerly ReadyDock), the leader in chemical-free UV-C disinfection technology for over ten years, announced today three new customer engagement versions of the patented Swift UV rapid disinfection station for smartphones: Stand, Wall-Mount, and Table-Top. Businesses place the innovative Swift UV disinfection stations anywhere needed to showcase digital video or still image content in tandem with fast and effective smartph...
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2021-07-29

Lumileds’ new EU Ecodesign Information Tool makes it easier for light source manufacturers to comply to new regulations.

San Jose, CA – July 21, 2021 – Lumileds has introduced a first-of-its-kind web-based tool – the EU Ecodesign Tool – that provides detailed LED performance data lighting manufacturers need in order to comply with the European Union’s Ecodesign Directive. LUXEON LED users can view the data and a normalized spectrum on screen or choose to download a .csv file containing the same data seen on-screen.   Lumileds’ new EU Ecodesign Tool supports lighting manufacturers that must comply with two new regula...
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2021-07-29

Marelli and SMRP BV (Motherson Group) sign a technological partnership for Smart Illuminated exterior parts of vehicles

Smart Illuminated panels and grills enable innovative designs while integrating sensors aimed at ADAS and Autonomous Driving July 28th 2021 Marelli Automotive Lighting, the lighting division of leading global automotive supplier Marelli, and Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group (SMRP BV), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of interior and exterior components for the automotive industry, have signed a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) to explore new technological partnership focused on Smart illuminated exterior body parts. This intend...
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2021-07-29

AIXTRON Successfully Continues Growth

Order intake plus 90% / Revenues increased again / Significantly improved profitability / Doubling of EBIT / Order intake guidance raised again   Herzogenrath, July 29, 2021 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) reports a very strong business performance in the first half of 2021, with order intake for the leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry reaching EUR 263.3 million in this period, the highest level in the past ten years. Customer orders almost doubled (plus 90%) compared with the corresponding...
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2021-07-28

Corning Partners with Hyundai Mobis to Enable Augmented Reality Head-Up Display Systems

CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | July 26, 2021 New product category creates today’s most immersive and connected driving experiences Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced a new product category for its Automotive Glass Solutions. Corning® Curved Mirror Solutions are now key components in a new Augmented Reality (AR) Head-Up Display (HUD) system by Hyundai Mobis. Hyundai Motor Company debuted the technology in the 2021 IONIQ 5 electric crossover utility vehicle earlier this year. According to TrendForce anal...
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2021-07-28

Give Kids The World Village unveils new LED-enhanced attraction

KISSIMMEE, FL―Give Kids the World Village is now even more magical, thanks to the addition of its brand-new Serendipity themed pirate ship stage featuring an exterior LED screen from SNA Displays. Give Kids The World is an 89-acre, whimsical nonprofit resort that provides critically ill children and their families from around the world with magical weeklong wish vacations at no cost.     The Village selected Electrosonic and SNA Displays for its digital signage and related audio-visual needs.   “This display creates a...
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2021-07-28

BluGlass Now Funded Through To First Commercial Orders

BluGlass Ltd of Silverwater, Australia – which develops low-temperature, low-hydrogen remote-plasma chemical vapor deposition (RPCVD) technology for manufacturing devices such as laser diodes, next-generation LEDs and micro-LEDs – has provided an update for the June quarter, highlighting (i) its prototype 420nm laser diode products meeting commercial specifications in light output and wavelength (while th firm works with expert fabrication specialists to resolve reliability issues); raising $8.42m via an oversubscribed entitlement offer and placements; and laser ...
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2021-07-28

Rohinni names semiconductor veteran Ryan Cameron as CEO

Company also relocating to Liberty Lake, Washington to expand manufacturing space by 170% COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – July 22, 2021 – On the heels of two recent technical milestones, Rohinni, the expert in mini LED placement technology, today announced its new CEO, Ryan Cameron, and that it’s moving its headquarters to Liberty Lake, Washington to increase the team’s engineering space. Ryan Cameron, Rohinni CEO After an extensive national search process, Ryan Cameron was chosen as the company’s new CEO as a res...
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2021-07-27

Six Major Valeo Innovations for Safer and Cleaner Mobility to be Presented at the IAA Mobility 2021

PARIS, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeo will unveil six innovations - including a series of technologies that can create a "health shield" within the interior of a vehicle and charging stations suitable for all electric vehicles - at IAA Mobility in September. The technologies underscore Valeo's ongoing commitment to develop safer, cleaner and more diverse mobility. The IAA, for the first time in the show's history, will be held in Munich. It has been renamed IAA Mobility for the occasion. No longer promoted as just the annua...
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2021-07-27

TCL Upgrades Award-Winning 6-Series with 8K Resolution

Top-Selling Electronics Brand Partners with Streaming Pioneer to Deliver World's First 8K TCL Roku TV CORONA, Calif., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL®, one of the world's best-selling consumer electronics brands and leading technology companies, today announced pricing and U.S. availability of the new 8K TCL Roku TV addition to its popular 6-Series TV line. Adding mini-LED backlight technology to the award-winning 6-Series models last year, TCL is empowering viewers to enjoy even more cinematic and gaming-optimized performanc...
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2021-07-27

For Top Athletes, Breathing Clean, Pure Air While Training is Now a Reality

Photo Credit: LG   In the past 16 months, the face mask has become a necessity – as well as an accessory – worn by billions of people across the globe. While effective, it’s no secret that face masks worn for extended periods of time can get uncomfortable. They fog up eyeglasses, make your jaw sweat more and can restrict airflow when breathing hard, such as during exercise. LG engineers experienced in air purification technologies looked into the challenge of staying safe while minimizing the inconveniences of face masks and have come up with a new perso...
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2021-07-26

Samsung to Build First Virtual Production Studio With CJ ENM Leveraging Leading Display Technology

Samsung’s collaboration with CJ ENM shows commitment to innovating in the growing virtual production market with its leading Micro LED technology, The Wall   Samsung Electronics today announced a new partnership with CJ ENM, Asia’s leading entertainment and media group behind the Oscar-winning film ‘Parasite’, to build a virtual production studio to spearhead the production of future video content. Combining its cutting-edge Micro LED technology with CJ ENM’s globally recognized content production of television serie...
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2021-07-26

Signify Reports Second Quarter Sales Of EUR 1.6 Billion, Operational Profitability Of 10.9% And A Free Cash Flow Of EUR 104 Million

Second quarter 20211 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 83 million in Q1 21 to 862 million in Q2 21 Sales of EUR 1,609 million; 9.6% nominal sales growth and CSG of 14.1% LED-based sales represented 82% of total sales (Q2 2020: 80%) Adj. EBITA margin improved by 190 bps to 10.9% Net income increased to EUR 82 million (Q2 20: EUR 81 million) Free cash flow of EUR 104 million (Q2 20: EUR 158 million) Net debt/EBITDA ratio of 1.7x (Q2 20: 2.4x)   Eindhoven, the Netherlan...
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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