2022-05-19

Aixtron to supply CCS 3x2 MOCVD system to Boise State University

Deposition equipment maker Aixtron SE of Herzogenrath, near Aachen, Germany says that subsidiary Aixtron Ltd will deliver a deposition system from their Close Coupled Showerhead metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (CCS MOCVD) product range for compound semiconductor materials to the Boise State University. The CCS 3x2 is an essential part of an infrastructure expansion awarded to Boise State University, Idaho. With a capacity of 3x2” wafers, the CCS 3x2 system being delivered to Boise’s Micron Center for Materials Research will have ...
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2022-05-19

Vuzix Enters into Agreements to Deliver the World's First Fully Integrated Color MicroLED Microdisplay for AR Glasses

- Exclusive license of key μLED technology, design of a state-of-the-art backplane, with the ultimate goal of acquiring Atomistic ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, waveguides and Augmented Reality (AR) technology, today announced it has signed a series of agreements with Atomistic SAS ("Atomistic"), a next generation micro light emitting diode ("μLED") di...
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2022-05-18

Porotech Wins Display Week I-Zone Award – Best Prototype

13th Mat, 2022 – Porotech, a pioneer in micro-LED and GaN-based semiconductor material technology, is pleased to be the winner of the Innovation Zone Award – Best Prototype Category at 2022 Display Week in San Jose, California. Porotech’s DynamicPixelTuning™ technology powered by its PoroGaN® microdisplay platform was voted by the industry professionals in the exhibition as the game-changing innovation. The technology breakthrough unlocks dynamic colour tuning of LED chips and pixels and is set to resolve the current microLED c...
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2022-05-18

Argo AI Begins Driverless Vehicle Operations in Miami & Austin

  Scaling Autonomy    Argo offers a full suite of products and services to enable businesses of any size to improve their operations using Argo autonomous vehicles. Through a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) known as Argo Connect, ridesharing, delivery and logistics companies can seamlessly integrate Argo autonomous vehicles into their own digital services.   Beyond safely driving the fleet using Argo’s Autonomy Platform, Argo has a portfolio of Autonomy Solutions to help businesses manage in-market services and depot o...
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2022-05-17

ams OSRAM VCSEL illuminator brings benefits of integrated eye safety to Melexis automotive in-cabin monitoring solution

Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing   Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing The illumination board features an ams OSRAM infrared VCSEL flood illuminator which offers on-chip eye safety protection Integrated eye safety feature provides higher reliability, faster detection of fault conditions, and saves space compared to laser modules which require an external photodiode   Premstaetten, Austria (11 May, 2022)...
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2022-05-17

Tianma Invests in New G8.6 Production Line

CHINO, Calif. , May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line ("TM19") in Xiamen, Fujian, China. With an investment of RMB 33 Billion ($5.2B), the new plant is expected to produce 120k sheets per month using a-Si technologies. Tianma, a leading global manufacturer of flat panel displays, will be constructing a new G8.6 Panel Production Line ("TM19") in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Photo: Tianma America, Inc. Production at TM19 w...
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2022-05-17

Import Prohibition in Europe as Result of Search and Seizure by French Court

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Viosys (“SVC”) (KOSDAQ: 092190), a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., has won a patent litigation against a European home appliance distributor that infringed its Violeds technology. In February 2022, Seoul Viosys filed patent litigation against FTHMM International B.V., a Netherlands trading company, in The Hague District Court of the Netherlands, seeking a preliminary injunction against the sales of infringing UV LED products. The asserted patent relates to Violeds technology that can...
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2022-05-16

SID Reveals Display Week 2022 I-Zone And People's Choice Award Winners

World's leading display conference focused on emerging electronic display and visual information technologies CAMPBELL, Calif., May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID) announced the winners of the I-Zone (Innovation Zone) at its 59th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, known as Display Week 2022. In addition, thousands of display enthusiasts across the world voted in the third People's Choice Awards at SID's annual Display Week, held in San Jose, California, May 8-13, 2022. Display Wee...
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2022-05-16

ISE 2022: Proto Brings Holoportation Back to Barcelona

  Barcelona, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proto Inc., formerly known as Portl, is featured at Integrated Systems Europe 2022 with an incredible demonstration of the holoportation leader’s tech at the Newtonlabs Space Booth #5R850. Visitors can become holograms instantly, and pose with selfies of athletes and comic book heroes. More on Proto here.   The appearance at ISE follows Proto’s debut in Spain at Mobile World Congress 2021, when Reuters called it the top innovation of the event. Pro...
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2022-05-13

INFiLED Unveils Impressive Booth at ISE2022 in Barcelona

SHENZHEN, China, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 10, at the ISE2022 exhibition in Barcelona, INFiLED, a global leading manufacturer of LED displays, officially unveiled its impressive booth at Hall 3 3B400. The booth showcases INFiLED's latest innovative products and will continue to exhibit until May 13. INFiLED's xR Studio ISE is recognized as the world's largest AV and system integration exhibition and is also regarded as the premier platform for manufacturers and service providers to launch creative products and sol...
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2022-05-13

Trinity Capital Inc. Provides $30 Million Growth Capital to Aledia

PHOENIX, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Trinity Capital Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIN) ("Trinity" or the "Company"), a leading provider of debt and equipment financing to venture capital backed growth stage companies, announced today that it has closed a $30 million equipment financing line for Aledia, a LED technology company that develops and manufactures next-generation microLED displays. Founded in 2011 and based in Grenoble, France, Aledia is a fast-growing company that develops 3D micro-light-emitting-diode (microLED) chips used in displ...
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2022-05-12

ams OSRAM showcases world class entertainment lighting solutions at Prolight + Sound 2022

Presenting new series members in SIRIUS HRI, Lok-it!, SharXS and HMI DIGITAL ranges A partner lighting designers can rely on, thanks to decades-long heritage plus ongoing innovation to meet challenging industry needs Proud to support the entertainment industry and be part of the #restart Munich, Germany and Premstaetten, Austria (26th April 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today showcases its extended range of world class entertainment lighting solutions for theatre, stage and events at Pro...
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2022-05-11

ams OSRAM signs agreement to sell its dynamic lighting business Traxon Technologies to Prosperity Group

Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (10 May 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today that an agreement has been reached to sell the Traxon Technologies business, including the benchmark dynamic lighting controls e:cue, to Prosperity Group, a privately owned lighting company headquartered in Hong Kong. Prosperity Group is a modern conglomerate deep-rooted in the lighting industry with investments and operations across diversified business sectors in global markets and a long-term partner to ams OSRAM and ...
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2022-05-11

Porotech announces strategic partnership with IQE

IQE enters into the microLED market Commercialisation of unique microLEDs for production at scale Broad range of applications including wearable devices and smart displays Porotech, a pioneer in microLED and GaN-based semiconductor technology, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with IQE plc (AIM: IQE, "IQE" or the "Group"), the leading supplier of compound semiconductor wafer products and advanced material solutions to the global semiconductor industry. The focus of the partnership is to develop, scale and commercialis...
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2022-05-11

PlayNitride showcases new MicroLED commercialization solutions at SID Display Week 2022, focusing on automotive, consumer electronics products, and AR applications

PlayNitride will exhibit at SID 2022 in San Jose McEnery Convention Center from May 10th to 12th. Along with the trend of MicroLED commercialization, PlayNitride is going to exhibit three different scenarios to bring the visitors to experience the MicroLED world. First, the 132-inch PixeLED Matrix seamless tiling MicroLED modular display as a welcome banner, showing unlimited contrast ratio, 116% NTSC, 2000nits brightness to catch the eyes in a short viewing distance than ever. The delicate and vivid picture quality can break the limitation of large s...
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2022-05-10

Google acquires Raxium

May 04, 2022-Rick Osterloh Senior Vice President, Devices & Services Today we’re announcing that Google has acquired Raxium, an innovator in single panel MicroLED display technologies. The team at Raxium has spent five years creating miniaturized, cost-effective and energy efficient high-resolution displays that have laid the foundation for future display technologies. Raxium’s technical expertise in this area will play a key role as we continue to invest in our hardware efforts. Raxium is based in Fremont, California and will join Google’s D...
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2022-05-10

Plastic Omnium acquires Varroc's Automotive Lighting Systems business and creates an integrated lighting player enabling differentiating solutions for exterior systems

•       Plastic Omnium’s strategic roadmap execution gathers pace with new lighting activity o Plastic Omnium to acquire Varroc Lighting Systems (VLS), a key Tier 1 automotive lighting supplier with sales of c.€0.8bn in 2021, for an enterprise value of €600m paid for in cash  o   Creation of a new strategic lighting division in 2022 with revenue of c. €1bn[1], combining AMLS (ams OSRAM Automotive Lighting Systems) and VLS  •       Plastic Omnium...
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2022-05-09

CreeLED Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Star Headlight & Lantern Company

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CreeLED, Inc. (“Cree LED”), a SMART Global Holdings company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York against Star Headlight & Lantern Co., Inc. (“Star”). The lawsuit asserts that Star has infringed Cree LED’s rights in four United States patents (U.S. Patent Nos. 8,884,510; 9,048,396; 9,865,780; and D718,258) by selling a DLITE product that incorporates ...
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2022-05-06

Kulicke & Soffa Continues its Leadership in Advanced LED Assembly

Receives Multiple Orders for its Latest Advanced Display System - LUMINEX™ Accelerating adoption of next-generation displays with the unique Laser-Enabled Advanced Placement (LEAP) technology embedded in LUMINEX SINGAPORE, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) ("Kulicke & Soffa", "K&S" or the "Company"), a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor, LED and electronic assembly equipment, announced today that the Company r...
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2022-05-06

New study proves correct dosage for ultraviolet disinfection against COVID

Associate Professor Guy German, left, and Distinguished Professor Kaiming Ye, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have new research that offers provable standards for ultraviolet disinfection. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.   When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in early 2020, ultraviolet radiation became one of the go-to methods for preventing the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, along with facemasks, hand sanitizer and social distancing.   The problem: There was little research showing what UV dosage kills the virus. What wavel...
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2022-05-06

ams OSRAM continues healthy financial performance with first quarter revenues and operating profitability (adj.) above midpoint of expectation range despite demanding supply chain and market environment

Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange First quarter revenues of EUR 1.25 billion and adjusted EBIT margin of 10.1%, above the midpoint of the guidance range Continuing to deliver portfolio re-alignment with announced sale of automotive lighting systems business established after dissolution of OSRAM Continental joint venture and closing of disposal of horticultural lighting systems business Fluence, on track for further planned disposals Recent Capital Markets Day confirmed revenue growth trajectory based on a m...
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2022-05-05

SPYR Technologies’ Applied Magix Considers Expanding Into LED Smart Home Lighting Products

  THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire – SPYR Technologies (“SPYR”), a technology company whose subsidiary, Applied Magix, Inc., develops and resells Apple® ecosystem compatible products in the growing multibillion-dollar smart home and connected car markets, investigates adding to its regular slate of HomeKit smart home products with the MagixLux LED lighting line of HomeKit smart LED lighting products.   “The items that we mostly take for grante...
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2022-05-05

AIXTRON: Strong demand from all end markets GaN and SiC Power electronics as biggest demand drivers / 79% higher quarterly sales in Q1 / Gross profit doubled / Net profit more than tripled / Growth guidance for 2022 confirmed

Herzogenrath, Germany, May 5, 2022 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, starts the year with continued strong demand from all addressed end markets. Year-on-year, first quarter 2022 order intake as well as revenues, gross profit and net income all increased, partially significantly. Based on this development and in view of the positive business outlook, the Executive Board confirms the growth guidance for the full year 2022. Order intake at a high level with demand from all...
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2022-05-04

Nanosys xQDEF™ Diffuser Plate Quantum Dot Technology Wins Display Component of The Year Award at Display Week 2022

SILICON VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanosys, the industry innovator and leading supplier of quantum dot and microLED technologies for advanced displays, today received the 2022 Display Industry Awards Display Component of the Year award for its xQDEF™ Diffuser Plate quantum dot technology from the Society for Information Display (SID).   xQDEF™ Diffuser Plate on top of an array of blue MiniLEDs inside a Quantum Dot MiniLED TV. (Photo: Business Wire)   Nanosys QDEF™ quantum dot...
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2022-05-03

Porotech Unlocks A World First In Micro-LED Dynamic Pixel Tuning

The long-awaited fully tuneable colour on a single pixel achieves a new industry milestone Cambridge, UK, on 4 May, 2022 – Porotech, a pioneer in micro-LED and GaN-based semiconductor material technology, will be unveiling DynamicPixelTuning™ on its PoroGaN® microdisplay platform at the Display Week event in California next week. The breakthrough makes it possible to create full-colour or tuneable-colour displays using identical pixels from a single wafer – achieving colour uniformity, while eliminating complex fabrication processes. The in...
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2022-05-03

Seoul Viosys to hold civil and criminal liability for contempt of court against the company ignoring judgment

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), a global optical semiconductor company and a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor, took a stand on SL VIONICS (formerly Semicon Light), which completely denies Seoul Viosys' patent winning report and judgment, and disclosed the contents of the patent litigation complaint and judgment. Seoul Viosys submitted a complaint to the Florida court in the United States at the time of the lawsuit in 2021. In the complaint disclosed by the court, it is stated that SL VIONICS' products infringe...
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2022-05-03

Signify successfully completes acquisition of Fluence, strengthening its Agriculture lighting growth platformSignify successfully completes acquisition of Fluence, strengthening its Agriculture lighting growth platform

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has completed the acquisition of Fluence from ams OSRAM (SIX:AMS). The transaction strengthens our global Agriculture lighting growth platform and extends our position in the attractive North American horticultural lighting market.    “We’re excited to welcome the team from Fluence and to start working together to drive horticultural lighting innovation and create value for growers around the globe,” said Harsh C...
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2022-04-29

Fractal Studio Chooses Customized INFiLED LED Display for UAE's First xR and VP Studio

SHENZHEN, China, April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In March, UAE's first fully integrated extended reality (xR) and virtual production (VP) studio, named Fractal Studio, opened its doors in Dubai. INFiLED, a Global Manufacturer of LED Displays, was chosen to provide the complete customized 24x5m stage, located in the center of the 650sqm facility. 24x5m giant LED display customized by INFiLED for Fractal Studio To meet Fractal Studio's requirements for the bespoke curved 120sqm structure, INFiLED customized 560 GXII cabin...
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2022-04-29

Samsung Electronics Announces First Quarter 2022 Results

Record quarterly revenue of KRW 77.78 trillion, operating profit at KRW 14.12 trillion In second quarter, expects solid demand for servers and DX Division to focus on securing profitability amid macro uncertainties Samsung Electronics today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022. The Company posted a record consolidated revenue for the third straight quarter of KRW 77.78 trillion and operating profit of KRW 14.12 trillion, a 51% increase from a year earlier. The DX (Device eXperience) Division posted the highest revenue ...
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2022-04-29

Signify reports first quarter sales of EUR 1.8 billion, CSG of 6.4% and an operational profitability of 10.5%

Signify reports first quarter sales of EUR 1.8 billion, CSG of 6.4% and an operational profitability of 10.5% First quarter 20221 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 96 million in Q4 21 to 100 million in Q1 22 Sales of EUR 1,788 million; nominal sales increase of 11.8% and CSG of 6.4% LED-based sales represented 84% of total sales (Q1 21: 82%) Adj. EBITA margin of 10.5% (Q1 21: 10.8%) Net income of EUR 87 million (Q1 21: EUR 60 million) Free cash flow of EUR -189 million (Q1 21: EUR 168 ...
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San Jose, CA – April 26, 2022 – Lumileds today announced a new, higher performance level comprised of 21 new parts for its horticulture and illumination mid-power 3030 LEDs. Typical flux, PPF, and efficacy have increased 2%. In a lumi... READ MORE

Tokushima, Japan – 26 April 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the launch of the Hortisolis™ series of white LEDs. By incorporating only the light... READ MORE