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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2022-07-13

JBD announces the development of Native Color Monolithic RGB MicroLED displays

Shanghai, China, July 01, 2022 - Jade Bird Display (Shanghai) Limited (JBD), a leading microLED display manufacturer, has announced the development of its single chip native color monolithic polychrome (RGB) microLED displays, developed for augmented reality (AR) glasses applications. The display has a 5 μm color pixel pitch and a corresponding 2.5 μm monochrome R, G & B sub-pixel pitch. The display size is 0.22” diagonal with a qHD resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. The company is currently mass producing its flagship 0.13” 4 μm&...
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2022-07-12

AUO Corporation Reports June 2022 Consolidated Revenue

AUO Corporation ("AUO" or the "Company") (TWSE: 2409) today announced its unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$20.69 billion for June 2022(1), down by 5.8% month-over-month and decreased by 39.0% year-over-year. Consolidated revenues in the second quarter of 2022 were NT$62.88 billion, down by 22.9% quarter-over-quarter and decreased by 34.3% year-over-year.   The total panel area shipment reached around 1.59 million square meters in June 2022, down by 9.7% month-over-month. In the second quarter of 2022, the total panel area shipme...
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2022-07-12

Innolux Corporation (3481 TT) announced unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$ 19.3 billion for June 2022

Innolux Corporation (3481 TT) announced unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$ 19.3 billion for June 2022 2022-07-08 Innolux Corporation (“INX”) today announced its June 2022 unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$ 19.3 billion, an increase of 7.1% MoM and a decrease of 38.8% YoY, respectively. During June 2022, INX shipped 11.19 million units of large-sized products, an increase of 5.7% MoM. Shipments for small and medium-sized products were 30.39 million units, an increase of 11.1% MoM. In 2Q...
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2022-07-12

Neozoon powered by Optisolis wins Design Plus Award 2022

Light + Building awards Neozoon with Optisolis technology: The portable light integrates the Optisolis full-spectrum LED for light similar to daylight Munich, Germany – 11 July 2022: This year, Neozoon powered by Optisolis wins the Light + Building Design Plus Award in the “Exhibitors” category. Neozoon designed the mobile light according to the cradle-to-cradle principle and integrated NICHIA's Optisolis full-spectrum LEDs as the light source. The combination of design, technical excellence and sustainability convinced the jur...
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2022-07-11

Gundeli-Park car park in Basel shines in a new light

As part of a renovation project, Swiss real estate company Wincasa had the Gundeli-Park car park lighting in Basel upgraded to the latest version of the TECTON continuous-row lighting system, saving almost 50 per cent of the previous power consumption.   A modern lighting concept makes car parks feel inviting and safe. The lighting should also make it easy for users to find their way around, while consuming as little power as possible. Zumtobel successfully combined these aspects on a renovation project in the Gundeli-Park car park in Basel. Sustainability was t...
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2022-07-11

ZKW equips new all-electric Volvo C40 with high-tech lights

E-Crossover relies on smart pixel LED headlights in unique design The new Volvo C40 relies on LED lighting technology from Wieselburg-based automotive specialist ZKW. The headlight of the all-electric electric crossover has a pixel module with 84 individually controllable LEDs. The high-tech light illuminates the road particularly efficiently, adapts dynamically to traffic and avoids dazzling other road users. A front camera and radar permanently scan the road, allowing up to five vehicles to be blanked simultaneously. The design of the high-quality pixel LED ligh...
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2022-07-11

Lights, Camera, LED

From traditional broadcast facilities to virtual production studios, the latest generation of LED displays are providing new options for producers and integrators while helping broadcasters futureproof their studios for years to come. The rise of LED display technology has fully entered a new era as the broadcast sector emerges from the challenges of the past two years, with ever-more affordable LED screens finding new homes both in traditional studios and newer hybrid and virtual production facilities.   Compared to older LCD displays and gre...
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2022-07-11

UV micro-LEDs for sensing, production and communication

The Ferdinand-Braun-Institut has fabricated micro light-emitting diodes in the UV spectral range. The tiny LEDs can be densely packed to form high-resolution arrays. Berlin, 11.07.2022 Researchers at the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH) in Berlin have successfully produced the first prototypes of micro-LEDs that emit in the ultraviolet spectral range (UVB). The micro-LEDs with 310 nanometers (nm) emission wavelength feature a small size of the emitting area with diameters down to 1.5 micrometers (µm). This is hundreds to thousands of times smaller than ...
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2022-07-08

Negotiation Stuck on New OLED Equipment as Samsung Will Pay Only Half of Ulvac’s Quote

  According to the South Korean media outlet TheElec, Samsung and Japan-based Ulvac have entered into negotiation for the price of the Gen 8.5 OLED deposition equipment they are currently working on. Ulvac proposed a quote of 800 billion won per unit for the new machine, but Samsung wanted to halve the price to 400 billion won.   From Ulvac’s perspective, the price of Gen 8.5 vertical deposition equipment—which comes with full-cut substrates—should be 40%–60% higher than that of an existing deposition machine as developing and manu...
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2022-07-08

Walmart to Acquire AR Startup Memomi

Few days ago, Walmart announced that it has reached an agreement to buy AR technology developer Memomi, aiming to fulfil its commitment to frictionless and omnichannel optical care. The acquisition is scheduled to be accomplished in the coming weeks, after which Memomi employees will join the Walmart Global Tech organization. Since 2019, Memomi has provided digital measurement services for all the Walmart and Sam’s Optical customers across 2,800+ Walmart Vision Centers and 500 Sam’s Clubs. The startup also supports the Optical ecommerce experience on Sam...
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2022-07-08

How scientist tested the effect of multicolor lighting on improving people’s psychological state

How to alleviate the increase in anxiety and negative emotions caused by confined and isolated conditions Emotion and anxiety levels of the multicolour lighting group and the control group on the first, fourth, and seventh days As missions for deep space exploration and space habitats are put on the agenda, astronauts need to withstand being tested by multiple stressors in confined and isolated conditions during such long flights, especially because in deep space exploration, problems such as signal delays make astronauts feel the anxiety of being far away from Earth and the psyc...
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2022-07-08

Acuity Enters the LED Horticultural Lighting Market, with Ultra Yield Solutions as Their First Distributor

  Acuity Brands, Inc. announced the launch of Verjure, a professional-grade horticultural LED fixture series, for indoor applications. The Verjure Pro Series LED luminaires are designed to support all stages of plant growth from veg to flower. The Series is available in three different sizes and outputs to support versatility in growing, including indoor warehouse, greenhouse, and vertical racks. The Verjure Pro Series is designed to meet and exceed the output of traditional 1000W HPS grow lights while delivering up to 40% energy savings. Horticulture ...
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2022-07-08

Mercer Zimmerman Acquires Lighting Specialists

We are excited to announce that effective July 1, 2022, Lighting Specialists has been acquired by Mercer Zimmerman. Since 1928, Lighting Specialists has focused on representing the leading lighting and controls manufacturers in Nebraska. Now we’re joining forces to accomplish a bigger vision – one that we think we can better achieve together. We’d like to extend a special thanks to all the customers and industry partners. Lighting Specialists has built an exceptional team within their agency. While they will now be working under the Mercer Zimmerman na...
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2022-07-06

Weekly Highlights: JBD and Ennostar among Others Made New Plans with Increasing Market Attention to Mini/Micro LED

There has been big news in the Mini/Micro LED sector this week, such as Leyard’s announcement of its Black Diamond Micro LED technology and relevant products, a Micro LED TV costing less than RMB500,000 for first time ever, along with new progress made by Ennostar, Australis, Jingce as well as JBD’s achievement in mass producing red Micro LED chips. Continue reading for more details: [Major Events] ★Market Value of Micro LEDs for AR Smart Glasses Displays to Reach US$41 Million by 2026, Says TrendForce As TrendF...
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2022-07-05

Samsung to Launch Mass Production of Micro LED TVs in 3Q22 with AUO and PlayNitride as Suppliers

According to the South Korean media outlet TheElec, Samsung plans to start producing Micro LED TVs in the third quarter this year. The product will be engineered with LTPS-TFT technology. It is also the first Micro LED TV that does not use PCB technology.   Photo credit: Samsung   In 2022, the South Korean electronics conglomerate aims to roll out 89", 101" and 114" Micro LED TVs. Production of the 89" model was about to kick off this May; however, the schedule was delayed due to unsatisfactory yield and the C...
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2022-07-05

JBD Announces Mass Production of High-Performance Red Micro LED Display with 500,000 nits of Brightness

Jade Bird Display (JBD), a Shanghai-based Micro LED microdisplay maker, has recently made a technical breakthrough by mass producing a red Micro LED microdisplay featuring 50 nits of brightness. Photo of a red LED Producing a red Micro LED with high brightness has long been a challenge in the display industry, which is also a critical turning point for the microdisplay sector. JBD overcame the current efficiency limit by developing a 0.13" red light microdisplay with 500,000 nits of brightness, shattering previous records. The company’s high-pe...
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2022-07-05

II-VI Incorporated completes the acquisition of Coherent, forming a global leader In materials, networking, and lasers

The combined company will be named Coherent and will trade under the ticker symbol COHR on the Nasdaq stock market on a date soon to be announced.   PITTSBURGH and SANTA CLARA, CALIF., July 1, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – II‐VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI) today successfully completed the acquisition of Coherent, Inc. (Nasdaq: COHR), forming a global leader in materials, networking, and lasers.   Under the terms of the merger agreement, each share of Coherent common stock was converted into the righ...
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2022-07-05

Swave, a new Imec and VUB Spin-off, Raises €7M to Deliver Truly Realistic AR/VR Experiences to Applications Like the Metaverse

Investment Will Accelerate Development of Revolutionary Holographic eXtended Reality (HXR) Technology to Make Virtual Reality Practically Indistinguishable from the Real World LEUVEN, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Swave Photonics, an innovator in Holographic eXtended Reality (HXR) technology to bring the metaverse to life, today announced a €7 million seed round. The investment will be used to fund the commercialization of truly realistic, immersive 3D HXR gigapixel technology for a wide range of emerging applications. The demand for eX...
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2022-07-05

ams OSRAM announces the closing of the sale of the AMLS business to Plastic Omnium

Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (1 July 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announces the closing of the sale of the AMLS (Automotive Lighting Systems) business to Plastic Omnium (Euronext: POM). ams OSRAM will continue to be a key supplier of automotive LED and optical components to Plastic Omnium.   AMLS was established on 1 October 2021 following the dissolution of the OSRAM Continental joint venture. AMLS combines lighting technology with electronics and software to develop...
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According to the report “TrendForce 2023 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook and Price Cost Analysis,” the LED outdoor display market is likely to be valued at USD 1.783 billion in 2022. Application scenarios can be divided into f... READ MORE

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