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

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

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

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

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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2021-07-23

ams OSRAM Partners With Viewsonic To Achieve Outstanding Performance In Led-based Business And Education Projection

ams OSRAM’s Ostar Projection Power family enables 3,000 ANSI Lumens and a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio, providing bright and detailed images. • ams OSRAM’s Ostar Projection Power LEDs are the core light sources for ViewSonic’s LS600W projector • 3,000 ANSI Lumens offering bright images in almost any environment • latest generation LED technology meets 30,000 hours projector lifespan – free of lamps, mercury, and maintenance 19.07.2021 | Trade Press ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optica...
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2021-07-21

Nichia’s Patent Was Expired And Everlight’s Products Are Not Affected

Shulin District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, July 19, 2021 –In response to Nichia’s press release on July 19 on their website about the Germany proceeding, Everlight states that the proceeding is still in progress and is not a final judgment. Everlight believes that a favorable judgment will be obtained. Everlight declares that Nichia’s European patent EP936682 (and its equivalent Germany counterpart Germany patent DE69702929) was expired on July 29, 2017. Therefore, Everlight’s and WOFI’s products are not affected in any way. Everl...
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2021-07-12

USI Introduces ViviOn™ CBC, A UVC-Transparent Polymer For Use In Portable UVC Sterilization Device

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, there is increased interest for disinfection and sterilization devices. Portable UV sterilization devices equipped with UVC LED are made to be light and small, offering sterilization on the go, making it a popular option for everyday use.   ▲    A stylus equipped with UVC LED for sterilization of pad device screens, made using ViviOn™. This is a product of the company, Adonit.   USI Corporation’s ViviOn™ is a medical grade polymer, with high UVC transmission and U...
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2021-07-08

How UV-C Is Helping Dutch Theaters To Reopen With Peace Of Mind

Royal Theater Carré in Amsterdam and Theater De Ruchte in Someren are pioneering the use of Philips UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires in theaters The UV-C technology provides an additional layer of protection against infection on top of existing governmental guidelines UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires in test setup inactivated 99.99% of SARS-COV-2 in the air of a room within 10 minutes1   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is helping theater goers in th...
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2021-07-08

Seoul Semiconductor Records All-time High Second Quarter Revenue, Up by 25% YoY

ANSAN, South Korea (July 7, 2021) – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global compound semiconductor provider, announced today that it recorded all-time high consolidated revenue of KRW 335 billion in the second quarter, growing by 25% year-on-year. Overall sound growth continued again in the second quarter across all divisions including IT (Back Light Unit), LT (General Lighting), AM (Automotive). The AM division led the growth, increasing its revenue by nearly 50% year-on-year. Detailed earnings ...
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2021-07-06

Seoul Viosys Records All-time High Second Quarter Revenue

ANSAN, South Korea (July 6, 2021) – Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 092190), a leading global compound semiconductor provider, announced today that it achieved a record high consolidated revenue of KRW 131.0 billion in the second quarter. The second quarter consolidated revenue increased by 27% year-on-year and by 7.5% quarter-on-quarter. Overall sound growth continued from the second generation technologies including WICOP, Violeds and general visible LED while WICOP leads revenue growth recording over 15% quarter-on-quarter. Seoul Viosys&rs...
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2021-06-28

An Overview of China’s Third-Generation Semiconductor Industry in a Global Context

Some of the advantages of third-generation semiconductors SiC and GaN include their ability to operate under high voltages, high temperatures (for SiC), and high frequencies(for GaN). Not only do these advantages allow manufacturers to significantly reduce the physical sizes of chips, but peripheral circuit designs can also be simplified as a result, thereby further reducing the sizes of modules, peripheral components, and cooling systems. That is why SiC and GaN have become important strategic focuses of the global semiconductor industry. As part of its ongoing goa...
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2021-06-24

LG Display to Supply 3 Million OLED Panels per Year to Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics will reportedly sign a contract with LG Display to procure two to three million OLED TV panels annually from next year to 2024.(Photo: Business Korea) Samsung Electronics is set to accelerate its penetration of the global OLED TV market using OLED panels from LG Display. Samsung Electronics will reportedly sign a contract with LG Display to procure two to three million OLED panels annually from next year to 2024. The average price of a 55-inch general-purpose OLED panel stood at US$510 in the first quarter of 2021, Omdi...
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2021-06-22

New EU Regulations on Ecodesign and Energy Labeling of Lighting Components

General information   17.06.2021 | Special Topic   Compulsory from September 1, 2021: new requirements for energy efficiency, product information, etc.   The new EU regulations on ecodesign and energy labeling which entered into force in December 2019 will become compulsory from September 1, 2021. From this time onwards, all light sources and separate control gear must comply with these new ecodesign requirements. This means that light sources must fulfill stricter minimum requirements with regard to energy efficiency as well as certain quality criteria...
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2021-06-21

Hyundai Mobis Develops New Lighting and Movable Grill Technology

Developing the 'lighting grille,' which makes use of LED lighting …displaying the status such as autonomous driving, EV charging and welcoming the driver Also developing a 'moving grille', which controls the inflow of the outside air and provides the lighting effect as well Reinforcing efforts to improve driving efficiency in the age of electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles and preempt various new technologies for improving emotional quality   SEOUL, South Korea, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Mobis (KRX...
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2021-06-21

Panasonic Plans to Auction Its 8.5G Himeji Plant Equipment and Gradually Withdraw from Display Market

Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display (PLD) announced a plan to terminate LCD panel production by the end of 2021 and hold an auction of the production equipment in its 8.5th-generation (8.5G) plant located in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture of Japan. The equipment comprises approximately 1,000 pieces of production machinery, with the number of auction items totaling 9,000, including apparatuses that can be used by non-semiconductor and non-LCD panel manufacturers. As reported by Japanese media, PLD has added equipment of front-end process to the auction, including machines...
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2021-06-18

With the Rising Popularity of Transparent Monitors, VueReal Develops a New Transparent Micro LED Display

Foreign media has reported that VueReal, a Canadian developer of Micro LED display technologies, recently revealed a novel 3–4 inch transparent Micro LED display with a transparency level of 85% and brightness of 3000 nits, yet the resolution has yet to be disclosed. Reports continued to indicate that according to the video released by VueReal, the transparent display is produced on glass, but the company can also manufacture the display on a flexible substrate. Image source: Screenshot of VueReal’s video VueReal described that its trial production l...
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2021-06-17

Fluence Launches RAZR Modular System to Support Diverse Vertical Farming and On-site Propagation Needs

Fluence’s RAZR Modular System features market-leading efficacies of 2.6 µmol/J, an 18% increase over previous generations AUSTIN, Texas (June 15, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, today released its RAZR Modular System, the company’s newest LED solution for vertical farmers featuring market-leading efficacies of 2.6 µmol/J under Fluence’s PhysioSpec™ BROAD...
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2021-06-15

Automotive-Compliant LED Driver from Diodes Incorporated Simplifies Rear Lighting Designs

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) has expanded its portfolio of devices supporting automotive exterior illumination with the introduction of the AL5873Q three-channel linear LED driver targeted at simplifying rear lamp cluster designs. Rated for 125°C ambient temperature operation, this automotive-compliant, AEC-Q100 Grade 1 qualified device meets the demands of next generation vehicle design – while also providing energy and space savings, hence, low overall system costs. Each of the AL5873Q’s chann...
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2021-06-11

End of Halogen Light Bulbs Spells Brighter and Cleaner Future

Halogen light bulbs will be banned from September 2021 with fluorescent light bulbs to follow, cutting emissions and saving consumers on their energy bills. Halogen light bulbs to be banned from this September – with fluorescent light bulbs to follow suit shift to LED bulbs will cut 1.26 million tonnes of CO2 – the equivalent of removing over half a million cars from UK roads new rules part of tighter energy efficiency standards for electrical appliances as the UK builds back greener, helping save British consumers £75 a year on their energy bills...
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2021-06-11

TCL to Launch Mini LED TVs Soon in India With Quantum Dot Technology

By Venkatesh Gorantla -Published On: Jun 10, 2021-   TCL is gearing up to launch a smart TV in India. The company has teased the launch of a new TV that claims to “redefine the game”. TCL, in its press release, has stated that it is launching a smart mini LED TV in India. It will also feature a Quantum Dot Technology and cover 100 per cent colour volume. The company further stated that it claims to offer a “high-quality, interactive home entertainment experience.” Another feature coming to the new mini LED smart TV is MagiC...
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2021-06-10

Precision Manufacturer Brave C&H Develops New Business to Target Mini/Micro LED Industry

The revenue of Brave C&H further declined in May, with a conservative outlook overall. The company plans to optimize existing high-end products in the short run, aiming to widen the gap with its competitors. Its mid-to-long-term plan centers on increasing investment in non-solar products, utilizing the current product advantages to stimulate customers’ demand for precision printing, and expanding contract printing services. Presently, these strategies have proved to be effective. In May, Brave C&H generated a revenue of NT$95.63 million (US$3.4 million), a m...
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2021-06-10

Fluence Expands Footprint in Burgeoning Israeli Cannabis Industry, Supports Multiple Cultivators Through REMY Partnership

Fluence’s innovative LED lighting solutions ensure Springs Valley Cannabis and UNIVO Pharmaceuticals achieve optimal growing conditions along the cultivation value chain in one of the world’s leading medical cannabis markets       Fluence by OSRAM announced implementations with two major cannabis cultivators in Israel, Springs Valley Cannabis and UNIVO, through Fluence’s ongoing partnership with REMY, a leading horticultural lighting provider to the country’s growing agriculture industry. Photo courtesy of F...
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2021-06-10

Foxconn’s Subsidiary GIS Expands Business in Mini LED Backlight Modules, Ready for Mass Production

Apple has recently announced its top 200 suppliers, among which Foxconn’s subsidiary GIS is on the list for the first time. Since Apple expelled OFilm from its supplier list, the top two Taiwanese touch panel manufacturers, TPK and GIS, have received increasing orders. In recent years, GIS has strived to develop its notebook panel module business including producing panel modules for MacBook, which has driven the company’s growth. This year, GIS and Sharp have together provided new Mini-LED-backlit iPads as well as MacBook SMT, backlighting, a...
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2021-06-08

Signify Boosts Fan Experience In Major European Football Stadiums

Optimizes fan, broadcasting, and viewer experience ahead of Europe’s biggest international football tournament Enables greater flexibility for bespoke pre- and post-match entertainment Upgrades lighting in six of Europe’s top football stadiums, including Amsterdam, Munich and Rome Eindhoven, Netherlands - Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has upgraded the lighting of six of Europe’s top stadiums, perfectly on time for&nbs...
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2021-06-08

Ten Pao’s Production Base in Vietnam Has Commenced Operation Further Enhancing Its Global Production Layout

[8 June 2021 – Hong Kong] Ten Pao Group Holdings Limited (“Ten Pao”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group;” stock code: 1979) is pleased to announce that the production base in Vietnam, which Ten Pao invested and constructed, has officially commenced operation in the second quarter this year. This is the third self-owned production base, also the second one overseas, in addition to production bases in Hungary and in Huizhou, China. This new production base is an important foothold for the Group’s global production expansion pl...
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2021-06-08

A Snapshot Of SID Display Week 2021: BOE Leads The Way In Display Industry, Bringing Momentum To "China's Moment"

BEIJING, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The below news release is from DINGKEJI.COM about BOE Technology Group: In order to move forward, you have to leave where you are now -- this is an inspirational quote from bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun. With the rapid advancement of display technology, the global display industry is tapping into ever-growing new demands and heading towards a brighter future with countless scenarios and applications. As the burgeoning intelligent IoT stimulates people's desire for optimal interactive experiences, displays are ...
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 - 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

San Jose, CA – July 13, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced its new LUXEON 2835 Commercial LEDs engineered and designed to support the growing demand for a high volume, high-efficacy mid-power LED to serve commercial indoor lighting a... READ MORE