2023-06-06

Introducing Apple Vision Pro: Apple’s first spatial computer

Introducing the era of spatial computing with Apple Vision Pro. (Photo: Business Wire) CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apple® today unveiled Apple Vision Pro™, a revolutionary spatial computer that seamlessly blends digital content with the physical world, while allowing users to stay present and connected to others. Vision Pro creates an infinite canvas for apps that scales beyond the boundaries of a traditional display and introduces a fully three-dimensional user interface controlled by the most natural and intuitive inputs possible &md...
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2023-06-06

The Importance of Industry Standards and Testing in Non-Ceramic LED Outdoor Lighting

As technology evolves in LED industry, various platforms of LEDs have been developed. However, some of the traditional LEDs are retained for lighting, for example, a flip-chip-based 3535 ceramic-based high-power LEDs for outdoor lighting. It is because the performance and reliability is proven through accumulated business cases under harsh environmental conditions over long periods. Yet, there has always been strong demands for low cost light sources, especially for outdoor lighting. Such demands push lighting manufactures to adopt other platforms such as an epi-up 5050 h...
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2023-06-06

Apple Vision Pro Estimated to Ship 200,000 Units in 2024, Concerns Around Price and Battery Life Linger, Says TrendForce

Jun. 6, 2023 ---- TrendForce reports that the recently unveiled Apple Vision Pro at this year’s WWDC is poised to revolutionize the AR/VR market with its sleek design and high-performance capabilities. However, the complexity behind its production and its limited production capacity present significant challenges, leading to a projected initial release in the US during 1H24. Furthermore, considering factors such as pricing and the absence of certain essential features, TrendForce anticipates a modest shipment volume of approximately 200,000 units for Apple Vision...
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2023-06-05

Nichia will exhibit at DVN Tokyo Workshop in Tokyo, Japan

On June 6th and 7th, Nichia will exhibit at DVN Tokyo Workshop in Tokyo, Japan. DVN (Driving Vision News) is a community of experts who share information on automotive lighting and carry out several activities, including the optimization of the standards. The bi-annual workshops include an exhibition and also provide valuable discussions and presentations on chosen topics. Nichia will display headlights utilizing Nichia's latest LED technologies, encouraging open discussions and brainstorming for future automotive lighting business. Additionally, at 2pm on Jun...
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2023-06-05

The Secret of In-Cabin LiDAR - How AR-Coated Windshield Complements the ET25

As smart cars become more popular, lidars have been installed in various places: on the car roof, in the grille, and beneath the headlights...These installation locations have one thing in common: they are all outside the vehicle cabin. Where else could lidar be installed? The obvious answer is "in the cabin." There are many benefits to installing lidar in the cabin: First, since the lidar is installed behind the windshield, it is physically isolated from the outside. The glass can effectively protect the lidar from external interference such as dust and rain, thr...
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2023-06-02

Keysight Expands Autonomous Driving Test Portfolio with Lidar Target Simulator

Compact bench setup saves test floor space by simulating target distances and surface reflectivity Automated testing software provides insightful analytics to improve sensor design and performance while accelerating testing to support volume sensor production The Keysight the E8717A Lidar Target Simulator is a compact, automated benchtop solution that enables automakers and lidar sensor makers to test and validate lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles. (Photo: Business Wire) SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keysight Technologies, Inc. (N...
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2023-06-02

Lumotive Partners with Hokuyo to Revolutionize 3D Lidar Sensing for Industrial Automation

Hokuyo Automatic Selects Lumotive's Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) Optical Semiconductor Technology for Advanced Robotics and Autonomous Systems Applications REDMOND, Wash. and OSAKA, Japan, June 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumotive, a company specializing in Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) beam steering chips for advanced 3D optical sensors, and Hokuyo Automatic Co., Ltd., a worldwide producer of sensor and automation technology, have revealed a multi-year production contract. This partnership will expedite the deployment of ...
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2023-06-01

LED Chip Prices See 3–5% Surge, Predicted to Boost Annual LED Chip Market Value to US$2.9 Billion, Says TrendForce

Jun. 1, 2023 ---- TrendForce has reported a significant decline in global LED demand throughout 2022, resulting in a noticeable downturn in both LED lighting and video wall markets. The industry was faced with an LED chip surplus, which led to a continuous drop in prices throughout the year. The combined impact of volume and price reduction resulted in a sharp 23% annual decrease in the market value of global LED chips in 2022, shrinking to just US$2.78 billion. Despite this challenging landscape, it is predicted that the LED industry will recover in 2023, primarily...
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2023-06-01

Improved vehicle safety with brake pad scorching using VCSEL-based heating systems

Brake pad scorching with TruHeat VCSEL systems for higher quality and more safety // More sustainable processing with VCSEL-based systems // Lower CO2 emissions and a smaller footprint in the factory // Reliable, contactless laser heat treatment Ulm, May 31, 2023 – TRUMPF Photonic Components, a global leader in VCSEL solutions, offers VCSEL-based heating systems for the scorching of brake pads, to achieve higher quality and, in turn, greater safety with vehicle brake pads. A shorter bedding-in of new pads and possible initial fading is prevented...
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2023-06-01

The Philippines Needs Offshore LiDAR To Accurately Measure Wind Power In Upcoming OSW Projects

As the world is quickly adopting to less intrusive, more efficient power generation schemes, offshore wind is topping the list because of its ability to deliver power either directly to the grid or into battery storage systems. Offshore wind is also becoming a default because it doesn’t interfere with a landscape of a seashore or a mountain range and is located far enough from human settlements so as to not cause disruptions in the case of massive typhoons or hurricanes typical of areas where OSW are sited. On March 15th, BlueFloat Energy, a major offshore wind devel...
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2023-06-01

LED Hexagon Lights: Adding Sparkle to the Automotive Haven at the Car Show

As we all know, one of the key aspects of a successful car exhibition is showcasing the vehicles in the best possible light. LED hexagon lights offer fantastic and consistent lighting that highlights the smooth lines, curves, and complex details of each car. With their high color rendering index (CRI), these lights can accurately represent the real colors of the cars, improve their visual appeal, and create an exciting display for visitors. In this post, let's explore how these advanced lighting solutions can elevate the atmosphere and display cars in all their glory with ...
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2023-06-01

Ennostar Announces High-Level Appointment

Ennostar Inc. (“Ennostar” or the “Company”) today (May 31) announces high-level personnel change that the Board of Directors appoints Mr. Shuang-Lang (Paul) Peng as Chairman and President of Ennostar while Dr. BJ Lee is going to retire at the same time. The new personnel change takes effect immediately. While being Chairman and President of Ennostar, Mr. Peng is also Chairman and Group Chief Strategy Officer (Group CSO) of AUO, the largest shareholder of Ennostar. As Chairman of AUO, he has led AUO Group to reposition...
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2023-05-31

SOSLAB Enhances Strategic Cooperation with Global Automotive Lamps Maker SL Corporation

LiDAR built-in car lamp developed by SOSLAB and SL Corporation (Photo: SOSLAB) SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SOSLAB, a global leader of 3D high-performance LiDAR hardware and software technologies, and SL Corporation (KRX:005850), a global automotive lamps manufacturer, announced that they had entered into a technology development contract for the core LiDAR technologies and products with a goal of mass production. Through distribution of its LiDAR hardware and software system parts, SOSLAB will provide auton...
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2023-05-31

OMNIVISION Announces First Fully Integrated, Low-Power, Single-Chip LCOS Panel for Next-Generation AR/XR/MR Glasses

The new OP03011 LCOS panel integrates the array and frame buffer into an ultra-compact single-chip solution that is lightweight and low-power for smart glasses SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OMNIVISION, a leading global developer of semiconductor solutions, including advanced digital imaging, analog, and touch & display technology, today announced a new 648p single-chip liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) panel for next-generation augmented reality (AR), extended reality (XR) and mixed reality (MR) glasses and head-mounted displa...
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2023-05-31

Mojo Vision Announces DigiLens Partnership to Combine High-Performance micro-LED with Breakthrough SRG+ Technology and Waveguides

Mojo Vision and DigiLens to advance augmented reality products with groundbreaking technology SARATOGA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mojo Vision, the high-performance micro-LED company, has partnered with DigiLens Inc., an innovator in head-worn holographic display and waveguide technology, to integrate its micro-LED technology with DigiLens’ breakthrough surface relief gratings (SRG) technology and waveguides for peak optimization. The partnership will accelerate development of products for the augmented reality (AR)/extended reality (XR) ma...
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2023-05-31

ams OSRAM adds reliable, built-in eye safety feature in latest IR VCSEL emitter for in-cabin sensing application

New TARA2000-AUT-SAFE family includes unique interlock loop method for completely safeguarding ultra-fast detection of faults that can compromise eye safety Interlock method reduces bill of materials resulting in lower system cost 940nm emitter supplied in two versions, with field of illumination optimized for driver monitoring and cabin monitoring using 2D NIR or 3D indirect time-of-flight cameras ams OSRAM will supply the TARA2000-AUT-SAFE in mass volume to a Top 10 global car OEM starting in 2024 Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, ...
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2023-05-31

ROHM’s New Class-Leading* Low ON Resistance Nch MOSFETs: Delivering High Efficiency Operation in a Variety of Applications

40V-150V breakdown voltage lineup: ideal for motor drive and industrial power supplies ROHM has developed Nch MOSFETs (40V/60V/80V/100V/150V) RS6xxxxBx / RH6xxxxBx series, 13 part numbers, suitable for applications operating on 24V/36V/48V power supplies such as base stations, servers, and motors for industrial and consumer equipment. In recent years, worldwide power consumption has been on the rise – driving the need for industrial equipment such as servers and base stations along with various motors to become more efficient. In a number of these appl...
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2023-05-31

AUO and NVIDIA Partner to Deliver New Levels of Motion Clarity to Competitive Gamers with G-SYNC ULMB 2

AUO Corporation (AUO) today announced the world’s first(*) gaming panel that supports NVIDIA’s latest generation G-SYNC Ultra Low Motion Blur 2 (ULMB 2) technology. In collaboration with NVIDIA, AUO developed this display to deliver the best motion clarity for competitive gamers when using ULMB 2; it has been integrated into to the ASUS ROG Swift 360Hz PG27AQN and Acer Predator XB273U F gaming monitors. AUO is actively engaged in the development of gaming displays, heavily trusted by leading international brands an...
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2023-05-31

Global New Energy Vehicle Sales Reach 2.656 Million Units in Q1, Tesla Reclaim Market Share, Says TrendForce

May 31, 2023 ---- TrendForce reports the total sales of New Energy Vehicles (NEVs)—comprising BEVs, PHEVs, and FCVs—reached 2.656 million units in the first quarter of 2023, marking a 28% YoY increase. Sales of BEVs contributed 1.942 million units to this total, a YoY growth of 26%, while PHEV sales amounted to 711,000 units, signifying a 34% YoY increase. Tesla's strategic move to reduce prices resulted in a record-breaking first quarter, with sales reaching 423,000 units and boosting its market share to 21.8%. This considerable resurgen...
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2023-05-31

【New Arrival】Micro LED Report- The Rise of Micro LED Smartwatches: Wearable Chip Revenue to Hit USD 463 Million in 2025

As TrendForce specifies in its latest report “TrendForce 2023 Micro LED Market Trend and Technology Cost Analysis”, although revenue from Micro LED chips installed in wearables (mainly smartwatches) are estimated to be only USD 3 million in 2023, the number will skyrocket to USD 172 million and USD 463 million in 2024 and 2025, respectively, as Apple starts to adopt Micro LED displays for its new watches. The new Apple Watch will likely prompt other brands to develop and promote Micro LED wearables. Micro LED chip market value from weara...
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2023-05-30

Nichia Developed a UV Irradiant Device to Evaluate UV Sensitivity

Toward Standardization of Inactivation Evaluation Highlights: ・Nichia developed a UV irradiant device to evaluate UV sensitivity for inactivation evaluation of microorganisms. ・The LED characteristics and design of the device meet the necessary conditions to make evaluations reproducible and accurate. ・UV LED peak wavelengths can be selected from 250nm to 365nm. ・This enables integrated evaluation of UV sensitivity, and assists in the commercialization of infection control devices. Overview: Tokushima, Japan – 30 May 2023: Nichia, the world'...
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2023-05-30

BMW Group puts new light channel for testing headlights and exterior lighting into operation.

+++ The BMW Group Light Channel Next is the company’s longest development tool, measuring 132 metres +++ Cutting-edge technology enables realistic simulation of different test scenarios for road illumination and lighting effects +++ Spot on in a former warehouse +++ Munich. The BMW Group now has a new light channel at its disposal for testing the headlights and exterior lighting of new models. The new Light Channel Next, constructed in a former parts warehouse in Unterschleißheim near Munich, is one of the biggest and most modern facilities of its kind ...
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2023-05-30

Barava, LLC Set to Launch LED Hanging Barava Light

Welcome to the Next Generation of Lighting. The Barava Light Is a Smart LED Hanging Liquid Light With a Built-In Speaker, Captivating Colors, and Themes. MOSCOW, ID / ACCESSWIRE / May 26, 2023 / Barava, LLC is proud to announce the launch of their innovative lighting product, the LED hanging Barava light. Playing off the retro nostalgia we all know and love, this groundbreaking new product offers a range of exciting features that reinvent the traditional light fixture. The Barava merges uplifted design and advanced technology to launch th...
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2023-05-30

SID Spotlight: Porotech's World's First Active Matrix Full-Color MicroLED Display Wins "Best New Display Component" Award

Porotech, a global leader in MicroLED and gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology innovation, unveiled the world's first 0.26-inch active matrix full-color Micro LED display at the 2023 SID Display Week event. Through the votes and evaluations of professional attendees and judges, Porotech's display stood out among hundreds of cutting-edge products and was honored with the "Best New Display Component" award. During the SID exhibition, held in Los Angeles from May 24th to 26th, 2023, Porotech showcased its unique DPT® (Dynami...
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2023-05-29

Hesai Technology and CRATUS Technology Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Autonomous Warehouse Solutions Using Safety Rated 3D Lidar

Hesai Technology (Nasdaq: HSAI), a global leader in lidar solutions, and CRATUS, a software solution integrator for lidar systems, today announced a strategic alliance to develop autonomous warehouse solutions using Hesai’s groundbreaking safety-rated 3D lidar, the QT128. CRATUS has selected the QT128 as the lead sensor in its all-new lidar perception package for AGVs and AMRs. Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) have been used for many years in warehouses and manufacturing plants to accomplish a variety of ...
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2023-05-29

Samsung Display to Unveil Paradigm-Shifting OLED Technologies at SID Display Week 2023

Revolutionary 'Rollable Flex' and World’s First 'Sensor OLED Display' among the innovations on display in LA Samsung Display today announced it will exhibit a variety of paradigm-shifting, next-generation OLED technologies at the SID Display Week 2023, May 23-25, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California. ▲ Samsung Display's exhibition booth at SID Display Week 2023 At the event, Samsung Display is unveiling Rollable Flex, which aims to revolutionize the portability of tablet PCs or laptops, and Sensor O...
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2023-05-29

IQE announces 200 mm RGB epitaxy for microLED display qualification

IQE plc has launched a new portfolio of 200 mm (8-inch) Red, Green and Blue (RGB) epitaxial wafer products for microLED display qualification. MicroLEDs based upon gallium nitride (GaN) and gallium arsenide (GaAs) semiconductors are a disruptive new display technology that is being designed into multiple new platforms such as wearables, AR/VR headsets and large format displays. IQE’s GaN and GaAs epitaxy is critical in enabling faster adoption of microLEDs. This is because its leading technology, high-volume manufacturing platforms and result...
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2023-05-29

UNBOXING VIDEO: Aven's Wide View Magnifier

Aven's Wide View Magnifier is a hand-held magnifying lens featuring a wide rectangular lens, with white LEDs as well as ultraviolet LEDs operating at 365 nanometers. In this video we take a look inside the box, and go over how to operate and maintain the Wide View Magnifier.<iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/1EiLZZ9Wzdw" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe>  Crystal-...
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2023-05-26

JBD launches “Hummingbird” polychrome MicroLED projector, an industry supremacy for consumer AR market

JBD Hummingbird (0.4cc) polychrome MicroLED projector (May 23, 2023, Los Angeles, USA) — JBD (Jade Bird Display) unveiled its "Hummingbird" polychrome MicroLED projector at SID which is already in mass production since May 2023. This revolutionary product incorporates JBD’s cutting-edge MicroLED display panels which just won the SID "2023 Display of the Year" award. The Hummingbird features lightweight, ultra-compact form factor, ultra-high brightness, vivid and saturated colours and best-in-class energy efficien...
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2023-05-26

LG launches Micro LED display for virtual production studios

LG Electronics has announced the launch of its new LG Magnit (model LBAF) display for virtual production. LG Magnit is capable of displaying digitally rendered images in real time; synchronising with monitors, cameras, camera trackers and production computers so that virtual and live-action elements can be seamlessly blended together.  For simplicity of setup and management, Magnit offers convenient installation and maintenance. LG’s Micro LED display comes with large, 35.6-in cabinets and has panel modules and power supply units that can be accesse...
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New TARA2000-AUT-SAFE family includes unique interlock loop method for completely safeguarding ultra-fast detection of faults that can compromise eye safety Interlock method reduces bill of materials resulting in lower system cost 940nm emitte... READ MORE

40V-150V breakdown voltage lineup: ideal for motor drive and industrial power supplies ROHM has developed Nch MOSFETs (40V/60V/80V/100V/150V) RS6xxxxBx / RH6xxxxBx series, 13 part numbers, suitable for applications operating on 24V/36V/48V pow... READ MORE