2021-05-04

Seoul Viosys Reports Historical High 2021 First Quarter Earnings

The 2021 first quarter revenues and operating profit grew 40% and 342% YoY respectively Seoul Viosys expects 21% to 31% YoY growth for the second quarter 2021, signaling sustaining growth to continue Violeds revenue grew 91% YoY in the first quarter and to lead UV LED market expansion as top global player Seoul Semiconductor, its parent company, achieved top 3 spot in the global LED market in 2020   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 092190), a leading global optoelectronic semiconduct...
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2021-05-04

Samsung Micro LED Video Wall Surprises at Refik Anadol Studio

With their 2021 MICRO LED line, Samsung is bringing users breathtaking visual experiences on an ultra-large TV for the very first time. In order to celebrate the next-generation display technology of MICRO LED, globally renowned media art and design studio Refik Anadol Studio has custom-designed a series of dynamic data sculptures, entitled Artificial Landscapes.   Mirroring the way Samsung seeks to bring transformation to its users’ daily lives through innovative technologies, the data sculptures that comprise the collaboration explore the connecti...
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2021-05-04

New Philips TrueForce LED highbay universal offers a quick and easy payback solution at Ipsen production site in Germany

Photo Credit: Signify Provides first universal HID replacement product in the market for easy switch to LED Results in fast and easy installation Offers energy savings of up to 65% Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has introduced its new Philips TrueForce LED highbay universal lamps that are easy to install, save energy with low initial investment and are particularly suitable for industrial use, in warehouses, and retail areas. As such, LEDs can have a meaningful contribution to the E...
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2021-05-04

LEDVANCE Launches New Street Lighting Lamp Family OSRAM NAV LED

The efficient LED alternative for street lighting leads to reduced running costs.   Street lighting with the new OSRAM NAV LED  Source: LEDVANCE LEDVANCE launches the new lamps family OSRAM NAV LED as a direct LED retrofit for traditional high-pressure sodium vapor lamps (NAV). They offer compelling benefits for areas of application such as streets, area lighting, pedestrian zones or parks. The new OSRAM NAV LED retrofit lamps increase efficiency on two different levels: consumption and maintenance. Not...
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2021-05-04

Apple Watch could gain glucose monitoring features by 2022

Photo Credit: apple insider   An SEC filing for UK startup Rockley Photonics has revealed a significant relationship with Apple, one that could result in the introduction of blood sugar monitoring functions to the Apple Watch as soon as 2022.   Rockley Photonics is a UK-based company that designs sensors for monitoring a person's blood using infrared light. The sensors are said to be capable of monitoring elements normally possible using medical or specialized equipment, including monitoring blood glucose and alcohol levels. &...
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2021-05-03

Reducing Blue Light With A New Type of LED That Won’t Keep You Up All Night

“Advancing Human-Centric LED Lighting Using Na2MgPO4F:Eu2+” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces To be more energy efficient, many people have replaced their incandescent lights with light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. However, those currently on the market emit a lot of blue light, which has been linked to eye troubles and sleep disturbances. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces have developed a prototype LED that reduces — instead of masks — the blue component, while also making colors appe...
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2021-05-03

AMS Spectral UV Introduces New XP Quatro Series™ LED Curing Technology at virtual.drupa

New Quatro solution provides extreme power flexibility, dual output, and total reliability at industrial curing speeds RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN, USA – 20 April, 2021 – Baldwin Technology Company Inc. and its connected companies, AMS Spectral UV®, Baldwin Vision Systems and Ahlbrandt® will exhibit at the first ever virtual.drupa this week (20-23 April 2021), using the platform to launch its brand new LED curing solution, demonstrate its latest inspection system, and showcase a range of other cutting-edge technologies from its c...
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2021-04-29

CyberOptics Receives New Order Valued at $2.4 Million for Mini LED Inspection and Metrology

Minneapolis, MN—April 27, 2021 —CyberOptics Corporation® (Nasdaq: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high precision 3D sensing technology solutions, today announced that it has received a new order valued at approximately $2.4 million for its SQ3000™ Multi-Function systems for mini LED inspection and metrology. The systems are expected to ship periodically through-out 2021, starting in the second quarter ending June 30.    About CyberOptics CyberOptics Corporation (www.cyberoptics.com) is a leading global dev...
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2021-04-29

Qatar Airways Introduces the Latest Version of Honeywell’s Ultraviolet Cabin Disinfection Technology On Board

The award-winning airline continues to ensure its passengers can expect the highest levels of safety and hygiene throughout their journey Photo Credit: Qatar DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways becomes the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System version 2.0, further advancing its hygiene measures on board. The latest version of the Honeywell UV Cabin System that is owned and operated by Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), has been introduced to add flexibility, improve reliability, mobility and ease of use compared to its...
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2021-04-29

TrendForce to Grandly Launch the 2021 Deep UV LED Application Market and Branding Strategies

According to TrendForce latest report “2021 Deep UV LED Application Market and Branding Strategies,” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, brand manufacturers significantly raise awareness of sterilization and purification. Meanwhile, the optical power of UV-C LED continues improving. Based on TrendForce analysis, brand manufacturers from China, Europe, Korea and Japan have applied UV-C LED to their new home appliances. Besides, UV-C LED is also likely to be implemented in automotive air-conditioning, flowing water sterilization, manufacturing...
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2021-04-29

San’an and AUO May Benefit from the Planned Production Lines of Micro LED by Samsung

The World IT Show 2021 hosted on April 21st to 23rd saw the debut of advanced products by both Samsung and LG. Regarding high-end TVs, Samsung has showcased its Micro LED TV and NEO QLED Mini LED backlight TV, whereas LG has presented the first rollable OLED TV in the world. Micro LED: planning for additional production lines As indicated by the coverage of South Korean media, Han Jong-hee, President of Samsung Visual Display Businesses, commented during an interview that the production line for the 146-inch Micro LED is curre...
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2021-04-29

FPG-NKFG and Global Mall Co-Establish the Largest UV Air Sterilization Environment in Taiwan for a Better Shopping Experience

The global COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in nearly 2.9 million deaths and over 130 million diagnosed cases as of now. Compared to various countries in the world, Taiwan has merely accumulated more than 1,000 diagnosed cases, and has become one of the few “utopias” in the world that is able to host sports competitions, concerts, large-scale events and banquets. Citizens in Taiwan are now visiting various hypermarkets, restaurants, and theaters more frequently owing to the relatively controlled status in the country, and the topic regarding a safe and comfortable dinin...
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2021-04-29

Macroblock LED Backlight Driver ICs Advance Portable Electronic Products

As users demand for better consumer electronic products, every brand company continually improves the technical aspects and appearances of its products. In the last two years, some global leaders already launched portable electronic products with mini-LED backlight. In light of this emerging trend, Macroblock, the mini-LED backlight driver IC leader, has also assisted our clients to speed up the adoption of MBI6322 and MBI6334 for compact, stylish and high picture quality portable electronic products. Nowadays consumers not only care about the display performance of port...
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2021-04-28

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Gatik

Utilizing Velodyne Sensors, Gatik has Established North America’s First Autonomous Middle Mile Transportation Network Gatik uses Velodyne’s lidar sensors to support short-haul logistics with precise, reliable navigation for real-time autonomous operations. (Photo Credit: Velodyne) SAN JOSE, Calif. (April 20, 2021) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Gatik, the industry leader in automating on-road transportation networks for B2B middle mile logistics. Gatik uses Ve...
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2021-04-28

P3 laboratory of CDC verified that UVC chip inactivated SARS-CoV-2 of Covid-19 in seconds

Recently, it was learned that the UVC LED chip provided by BeyondUV Semiconductor (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., a global leader in UVC LED chips and disinfection equipment, was applied to the latest green disinfection equipment of BeyondSmartor Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd., and was tested by P3 Laboratory of Jiangsu CDC for SARS-CoV-2 inactivation experiment. As a result, SARS-CoV-2 of COVID-19 was easily inactivated, with inactivation rate of 99.994% in only few seconds. Professor Sun Wenjun of Tsinghua University, head of the Covid-19 Inac...
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2021-04-27

Touch Taiwan 2021: LED Displays and LED Backlight for HDR Support Offer a Bright Path for Development of High-End Display Applications

Touch Taiwan, an annual trade show exhibiting the most advanced display and touch technologies, finally returns after a two-year hiatus. This year’s edition of Touch Taiwan is scheduled to take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from April 21 to 23. The exhibitions are divided into five major themes: (1) smart displays, (2) smart manufacturing, (3) advanced equipment, (4) industrial materials, and (5) the incorporation of innovations into supply chains.   Touch Taiwan 2021 has gathered 296 domestic and foreign companies to exhibit their products. Featuring...
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2021-04-27

Macroblock mini-LED technology faces off against traditional backlight and traditional LED display technology at Touch Taiwan Display International 2021

Macroblock participates in Touch Taiwan Display International 2021; the booth is in the mini-/ micro-LED theme pavilion. The focus of this exhibition is the comparison between mini-LED backlight technology and traditional backlight technology. We compare LCD TVs with 65 inches in size and play 4K quality videos at the same time. We can see the obvious difference between the two: the details in the dim picture are clearly distinguishable; the detailed textures can be seen in the bright pictures, and the vivid color of the display screen also greatly surpasses the one of tr...
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2021-04-27

Partnership between Samsung and Tesla Begins to Expand

Partnership between Samsung and Tesla continues to grow as the world’s biggest electronic parts maker and the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer are starting to form a new cozy relationship. According to the industry on Sunday, it has been confirmed that Samsung Electronics’ LEDs for smart headlamps will be used for Tesla’s EVs. Once Samsung Electronics’ LEDs are modularized, they will be supplied to Tesla after going through a German auto parts maker called Hella. Because it is reported that the corresponding smart headlamps are already in...
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2021-04-26

3D Holographic Head-Up Display Could Improve Road Safety

Researchers have developed the first LiDAR-based augmented reality head-up display for use in vehicles. Tests on a prototype version of the technology suggest that it could improve road safety by 'seeing through' objects to alert of potential hazards without distracting the driver. The technology, developed by researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford and University College London (UCL), is based on LiDAR (light detection and ranging), and uses LiDAR data to create ultra high-definition holographic representations of road object...
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2021-04-26

LG Innotek Develops Automotive Lighting Module 'Nexlide-E'

Brightness improved by 63%. Applicable to the front/rear of an automobile. 0.2mm thick optical film is used to produce a customized lighting module. Target the global market with "the automotive light source solution service." SEOUL, South Korea, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-dong Jeong) announced on the 20th that it had developed 'Nexlide-E,' an automotive lighting module that produces bright and uniform light. This automotive lighting module is made of three parts. An LED package, which is a light source...
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2021-04-23

Rohinni First to Bring At-Scale Mini LED Manufacturing Technology to Market; Reaches Monumental Technical Milestone Enabling Premium Consumer Products and Next-Gen Designs

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – April 22, 2021 – Rohinni, the expert in mini LED placement technology, announces its new composite bondhead, further securing its position as the leading technology developer for mini LED-based products. The new bondhead expands already-at-scale production capabilities for display backlights at cost-competitive prices. It combines Rohinni’s proven high-speed system that is 14 times faster than competing technology with a new design that will allow multiple bondheads to run in parallel, increasing speed and accuracy exponentially compared with today’s systems. The new approach will further elevate design capabilities in the display industry. Rohinni-enabled machines are already used in mass production of mini LED products, and target display backlight manufacturing for tablet, notebook and television industries.
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2021-04-22

Samsung showcases its latest products at World IT Show 2021

Samsung is participating in the World IT Show 2021 expo in South Korea to showcase its newest products, including foldable smartphones, tablets, wearables, laptops, 8K Neo QLED TVs, Micro LED TVs, and the BESPOKE lineup of home appliances. The company hopes that its new products will help visitors in improving their everyday digital lives. The annual IT show is happening from April 21 to April 23 at COEX in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is showcasing the Galaxy S21, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Book Flex 2,...
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2021-04-22

Fluence, Delphy Improvement Centre Announce Strawberry Research Trial

Fluence’s research trial at Delphy analyzes supplemental lighting’s impact on strawberry production in European greenhouses Photo Credit: Fluence AUSTIN, Texas (April 21, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its ongoing research at Delphy Improvement Centre, an independent institute and expert in food and flowers located in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands, studying how Fluence’s LED lighting solutions impact s...
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2021-04-22

Shipment of Apple's Mini LED iPad Pro Expected to Reach Five Million Units in 2021 Thanks to Improved Display Technology, Says TrendForce

During Apple’s Spring Loaded event, the Cupertino company announced the upcoming release of its latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro models featuring Mini LED display technology. According to TrendForce’s latest investigations, demand for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro has already been relatively high in the niche markets. Thus, given the thorough improvement in specs as well as the very slight price hike of merely $100 over the previous generation, TrendForce is not only revising up its shipment forecast for the 2021 version of the 12-inch iPad Pro from four million units to f...
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2021-04-21

Statement by Hongli Zhihui Group on Clarification of Guangzhou Hongli Suntec Technology Co., Ltd. Related Matters

Based on relationship between Hongli Zhihui Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "our company") and Guangzhou Hongli Suntec Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as " Hongli Suntec ") and Jiangsu Hengfeng Suntec Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as " "Jiangsu Hengfeng Suntec"), our company hereby declares as follows.   1. At present, although our company is a shareholder of Hongli Suntec and holds 25% of the shares of Hon...
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2021-04-21

The Evolution of LG Manufacturing in Vietnam

Since LG’s announcement to withdraw from the smartphone business, Vietnam’s production facility has become the topic of much speculation and rumors, given its role as LG’s largest smartphone production base. But the evolution and transformation of the Haiphong Campus is only just beginning with the future looking bright for Vietnam and LG’s local employees. LG's Vietnamese employees assembling electronic appliances inside the company's Haiphong Campus. “Exiting smartphone production here is part of LG’s plan to restruct...
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2021-04-21

eLux Micro LED Display

Vancouver WA – eLux, Inc. is pleased to announce the successful achievement of two important milestones in the drive to commercial development of microLED displays. Optimization and automation of the fluidic assembly process with selective harvest of microLEDs has produced a 12.3” microLED display with a natural yield of 99.987%. An automated fluidic assembly tool manufactured by an accomplished display panel tool maker is operational in the eLux prototype fab located at Taiwan. The 12.3” demonstration display with 99.987% natural yield cons...
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2021-04-21

XenomatiX launched the next generation true-solid-state LiDAR

LEUVEN, Belgium, April 20, 2021 -- XenomatiX, a pioneer of true-solid-state LiDARs for ADAS, autonomous vehicles, and other road applications, including construction and maintenance, is launching the next generation of XenoLidar-X. As the latest true-solid-state solution from XenomatiX, the new XenoLidar-X is designed to meet the performance requirements needed by today's leading OEMs. XenoLidar-X, a standalone, off-the-shelf solution with no moving parts, is modular in design and fit for centralized or distributed integration via two distinct versions...
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2021-04-20

Innolux first class MiniLED backlight gaming display amazes the world

April. 19, 2021, Miaoli-The stay-at-home economy and touchless life in post-pandemic era further push the demand of electronic products. Innolux is premiering a series of world class MiniLED backlight gaming displays for smart entertainment opportunities. Professional preferred ultra-high VRR MiniLED backlight gaming display Newzoo, a Dutch gaming survey company, estimates that the market value of gaming will hit USD 1.79 billion in 2022 in a global gaming market report. Gaming is the upcoming star. Innolux premieres a series of first class MiniLED gaming displ...
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2021-04-20

Innolux Showcases Intelligence Beyond Imagination

Initiation of beyond-imagination floating image smart speaker and high-end miniLED consumer electronic products Photo Credit: Innolux April 16, 2021, Miaoli- Innolux never stops to realize the philosophy of Grow and Advance by showcasing value-added and differentiated products. Innolux is presenting various applications adopting cutting-edge technology in Touch Taiwan 2021 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center during April 21-23 with focus on the exclusive spotlight Floating Image Smart Speaker. Exclusive floating image smart speaker dazzles the market A wa...
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San Jose, CA – May 04, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and ... READ MORE

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