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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2021-07-29

As Innovative Micro LED Applications Emerge, Overcoming Mass Transfer and Testing Problems Is Top Priority

Micro LED has recently been a high-profile emerging technology in the display industry, where overcoming the existing technical challenges for mass production are the ultimate goal shared by businesses. In Touch Taiwan 2021, leading players such as AUO, Innolux, and PlayNitride flexed their muscles by showcasing various innovative Micro LED applications. In addition to bringing stunning visual experiences, the upstream–downstream partnerships seen in the display event suggests that Micro LED is no longer a “science-fiction” and has stepped closer to th...
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2021-07-28

Striving for a Mass Transfer Breakthrough, K&S Provides Technical Advantages for Mini/Micro LED Market

Micro LEDs as a light source has been an advanced technology under the spotlight in the display industry. Numerous Micro LED products were unveiled in the Touch Taiwan exhibition this year. Specifically, AUO, Innolux, and PlayNitride all presented their Micro LED development results, demonstrating the companies’ strategies of strengthening upstream–downstream alliances as well as their determination to overcome the existing technical challenges. As a promising display approach, the Micro LED technology not only creates better visual experiences but...
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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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2021-07-23

ICL88xx Family Of Single-Stage Flyback Controllers With Constant Voltage Output Optimized For Cost-Effective Smart LED Drivers

Munich, Germany – 21 July 2021 – Cost-effective dimmable and intelligent LED systems are expected to increase the market share disproportionately in the coming years. Introducing the ICL8800, ICL8810 and ICL8820 single-stage flyback LED controllers for constant output voltages, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) addresses the need of LED driver manufacturers in this regard. With their unique features, the ICs meet the necessary performance requirements for LED lighting ap...
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2021-07-23

Tunnel-Junction Blue/Green μLED Stacks

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the USA has reported on the use of tunnel junctions (TJs) to stack green and blue micro-sized light-emitting diodes (μLEDs) grown by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) [Panpan Li et al,  Optics Express, vol29, p22001, 2021; Panpan Li et al, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol118, p261104, 2021].   The researchers comment: “The design enables the realization of cascaded blue/green μLEDs in one device with independent junction control, that is, we can control the blue μLED...
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2021-07-23

Premium Lighting Redefined – ams OSRAM Presents New Quantum Dot LED

 - 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 high color rendering indices (CRI). - World's first Quantum Dot LED in established 28...
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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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2021-07-23

Stanley Electric Has Developed  IR VCSELs To Be Used As A New Sensing Light Source For Automotive Applications (AEC-Q102 Compliant)

Stanley Electric has developed IR VCSELs to be used as a new sensing light source for automotive applications (AEC-Q102 compliant). A VCSEL(Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser) is a device mounted on a board whose light source is a vertical emitting laser. In order for cars to become a safer, more comfortable means of transportation, automotive applications are continuing to evolve with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), or autonomous driving technology. Infrared light is used inside the vehicle to monitor the driver and the passengers, and the d...
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2021-07-22

Applied UV Continues International Expansion with Airocide(R) Hospital Installation in Thailand

Airocide® technology helps hospitals to remain open to protect patients, visitors and staff   MOUNT VERNON, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 21, 2021 / Applied UV, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUVI) ("Applied UV" or the "Company"), an infection control 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, announced that its Thailand distributor, V Eye Precisio...
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2021-07-22

UF Study Gives Strawberry Growers A Ray Of (UV) Light At The End Of Their Pest Tunnel

For a few years, University of Florida plant pathologist Natalia Peres has used an ultraviolet light system to thwart strawberry pathogens. Peres even published a study this year that showed the system helps control powdery mildew. Two fellow researchers with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have now used the same robotic UVC applicator to show that it works well to slow the spread of one strawberry pest, but not a second. The three scientists, Peres and others at UF/IFAS are trying to tamp down pests and diseases for Florida's $300 mill...
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2021-07-22

Futuristic Perpetual Harvest Cannabis Facility Chooses Programmable Spectrum LED from Revolution Micro for its $40M Facility

TLANTA, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The past decade has seen massive changes in the Cannabis industry as legalizations have taken the trade from small grows to giga-scale international corporations. Massachusetts cannabis company Green Care Collective has gathered a team of international cannabis experts to build the next evolution of cannabis cultivation; a perpetual harvest facility with all the latest advancements in horticultural science. Inside the Facility The futuristic facility has a perpetual harvest method...
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2021-07-22

ASM AMICRA Unveils Manufacturing Systems Incorporating X-Celeprint’s MTP Technology

ASM AMICRA Microtechnologies GmbH (“ASM AMICRA”) has announced three new manufacturing systems that combine X-Celeprint's Micro-Transfer Printing (MTP) and ASM AMICRA's high precision die bonding technology to introduce the complete system to enable high volume heterogeneous integration of ultra- thin dies onto up to 300mm base wafers. X-Celeprint's MTP process stacks ultra-thin dies known as 'x-chips', which can be extremely varied[1] and made using very different process nodes and technologies[2], to create virt...
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2021-07-22

Announcement Of Paper Publication In Journal Of Photochemistry And PhotobiologyThe Effectiveness Of Inactivating The New Coronavirus By Stanley's 265nm UVC LED

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters 2-9-13 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and Representative Director: Yutaka Hiratsuka) has announced the results of the evaluation test conducted jointly with Yamaguchi University (Dr. Daisuke Hayasaka, and Dr. Sora Shimoda, Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), that their 265nm UVC LED has high effectiveness of virus inactivation of SARS-COV-2. On this occasion, we are pleased to announce that the results have been published in the Journal of ...
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2021-07-21

New Growth at Domaine Vincent: A Farmer Who Saw the Light

  At first glance, nothing would have suggested Marc Vincent would become a farmer barely 15 years ago. Up to that point, this engineer by trade had been a plant manager for a major industrial company, where electromechanics, automation and state-of-the-art technology were his passion and his bread and butter.   The Start of a Great Adventure   It all began when Marc and his wife, Aude, a horse lover, purchased a farm to board their animals. The orchard on the property in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac in Quebec’s Lower Laurentians had been abandoned....
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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