2022-04-22

Enkris Semiconductor releases Full Color GaN® series and expands LED wafer size to 300mm for Micro-LED applications

Suzhou/China, April 8th, 2022 - Enkris Semiconductor, an expert and pure epi-foundry of GaN wafers, releases its disruptive Full Color GaN® RGB series of products with wafer size up to 300mm for Micro-display industry.   GaN-on-Si LEDs show advantages over those grown on other substrates for Micro-LED technology in terms of larger wafer size (200mm–300mm) and better surface quality. Furthermore,  taking advantage of state of the art Si processing in 200mm/300mm FABs,  high performance arrays of tiny(5 µm2) Micro-LED pixels ...
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2022-04-21

NHTSA to Allow Adaptive Driving Beam Headlights on New Vehicles, Improving Safety for Drivers, Pedestrians, and Cyclists

Issues final rule fulfilling Bipartisan Infrastructure Law mandate ahead of schedule The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a final rule today allowing automakers to install adaptive driving beam headlights on new vehicles. This satisfies a requirement in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law more than a year and a half ahead of schedule. This final rule will improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists by making them more visible at night, and will help prevent crashes by better illuminating animals and object...
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2022-04-21

Quanergy and Mirasys Integrate 3D LiDAR and Deep Vision Data Platforms to Provide Advanced Security

The 3D LiDAR and VMS integration delivers advanced insights and analytics for physical security applications in the government, retail, and gaming industries Sunnyvale, CA/ American Fork, UT – April 20, 2022 — Quanergy Systems, Inc., (NYSE:  QNGY) a leading provider of LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions, today announced a technology integration with Mirasys, one of the leading suppliers of open platform Video Management Systems (VMS). The integration of Quanergy’s platform with Mirasys’ d...
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2022-04-21

AUO Showcases Advanced ALED Technologies and Partners with Ecosystem at Touch Taiwan 2022 Focusing on Entertainment Simulation and Metaverse Applications

AUO partners with Brogent to create a flight simulator and provides immersive entertainment experience   AUO will take part in Touch Taiwan 2022 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from April 27 to 29. With “New Future with Infinite Horizon” being the theme, AUO combines advanced ALED display technologies and outstanding software/hardware integration capabilities to create an extremely simulated smart virtual studio and a flight simulator. AUO teams up with ecosystem partner, Renovatio Pictures and Brogent Technologies Inc., to ove...
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2022-04-20

Seoul Viosys Obtains Permanent Injunction Against UV LED Products That Infringe Violeds Patented Technology

ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Viosys (“SVC”) (KOSDAQ: 092190), a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., announced that the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida issued a permanent injunction against Namsung America, Inc. (“Namsung”).  Namsung sold home electronics incorporating UV LEDs manufactured and supplied by SL Vionics Co., Ltd. (previously known as Semicon Light).     Prior to the lawsuit, Namsung ignored repeated notices of patent infringement from SVC. ...
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2022-04-18

Power sports: Striking lighting solutions for motorbikes

Whether in the touring or racing motorcycle sector, the lighting is a decisive factor in the motorbike's appearance. Styling is one of our main areas of expertise in the field of motorsport. Equally important to us are the quality and reliability of our products – for maximum safety and pure riding pleasure. The keypoints in short As a motorbike manufacturer, rely on products that deliver the benchmarks for quality, reliability, safety and energy efficiency: HELLA offers standard products as well as customised solutions The bright main headlamps ensure safety...
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2022-04-18

Faurecia and HELLA announce new joint name

The seventh largest automotive supplier in the world is named FORVIA The keypoints in short FORVIA’s vision for the future: safety, sustainability, advanced solutions and customized experiences. The name embodies essential core aspects that have always distinguished both companies. FORVIA aims to be a change maker committed to foreseeing and making the mobility transformation happen.   Faurecia and HELLA are very pleased to introduce FORVIA, the newly combined Group’s name, following the successful complet...
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2022-04-18

Lumentum Announces Latest Multi-Junction VCSEL Array

Enabling flexibility and scalability with innovative LiDAR and 3D sensing solutions Lumentum has announced the M Series multi-junction VCSEL arrays for next-generation automotive, industrial LiDAR, and 3D sensing applications and availability of the first M Series product, the M51-100 905 nm 70 W multi-junction VCSEL array. Lumentum's automotive qualified, high-performance M Series features peak powers suited for short- and long-range advanced mobility and industrial LiDAR applications. In addition to higher available power densities, extensive ...
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2022-04-15

Panel technology: HELLA develops new design concepts for the vehicle front end

  ​E-cars do not have a classic radiator grille, so the front of the vehicle can be freely designed. HELLA is developing large panels for this purpose. Not only the design plays an important role, but also the integration of additional functions.   The keypoints in short HELLA develops highly integrated, multifunctional panels for electric vehicles. The customizable panels with innovative lighting technologies ensure a distinctive brand identity. The panels combine radomes, sensor technology and support a safe driving experience. New desi...
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2022-04-14

Raxium Selects ClassOne Solstice® S4 Electroplating System to Develop Advanced microLED Displays for Augmented/Virtual Reality Applications

Kalispell, MT —Four-chamber, single-wafer ClassOne Solstice tool to be deployed for R&D and volume manufacture of Raxium’s ultra-high-density monolithic RGB microLED displays ClassOne Technology, a leading global provider of advanced electroplating and wet processing tools for microelectronics manufacturing, today announced it has shipped a Solstice® S4 single-wafer plating system to prominent microLED startup Raxium (Fremont, Calif.) for development and manufacture of microLED displays. Raxium’s innovative monolithic RGB micro...
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2022-04-13

CompoundTek Successfully Demonstrates One of the World’s First Hybrid Si O C L-Band Wavelength-Tunable Laser Module For Stealth Mode Product Company

Singapore,11 Apr 2022– At the recent LUX-Enterprise Singapore Co-packaged Photonics/ASICS & Heterogeneous Integration Workshop, CompoundTek Pte Ltd, a global foundry services provider in emerging Silicon Photonics (SiPh) solutions, shared ground-breaking results on hybrid Silicon O C L-band wavelength-tunable laser module that a stealth mode product company ran with CompoundTek. Through the development of the hybrid silicon laser technology, CompoundTek’s team led by Chief Operating Officer, KS Angand Principal Engineer, Dr. Bri...
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2022-04-12

High-performance for wavelengths in infrared

New CAS 140D IR spectroradiometer with improved optical and electronic components offer the user higher productivity due to shorter measuring times in the infrared range.   Munich, April 2022 – At LASER WoP 2022 Instrument Systems will be presenting its latest spectroradiometer CAS 140D IR for measurements in the SWIR (short-wave infrared) wavelength range. The latter offers the proven high measurement accuracy and reliability of the CAS140D series - internationally recognized as a reference - for wavelengths of 780–1700 nm. Compared to...
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2022-04-12

High TLCI Illumination for Accurate Color in Telework & Indoor Video Recording

Through Nichia’s focus on higher quality of light, light sources now can achieve both Color Reproduction and High Efficiency Tokushima, Japan – 11 April 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the first mid power LED capable of delivering the high-quality light necessary to meet the demands of telework and indoor video recording. Over the past 50 years, Nichia has demonstrated its commitment to improving the overall performance and quality of light throug...
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2022-04-08

Hyundai Motor Group honors Infineon for supply competence and strategic cooperation for electric cars

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has honored Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) as “Partner of the Year 2021” with the “Special Award for Supply Competence”. Munich, Germany, and Seoul, South Korea - 4 April 2022 - Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has honored Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) as “Partner of the Year 2021” with the “Special Award for Supply Competence.” The top global automaker recognized Infineon’s efforts to stabilize uncertain...
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2022-04-08

Current Selects Arctic Sales as its Newest Lighting Agent in Alaska

CLEVELAND — GE Current, a Daintree company has chosen Arctic Sales to carry its LED lighting and controls solutions for DOT and municipality applications in Alaska. The agency will represent Current’s DOT and municipality lighting in the largest state in America. Arctic Sales is a leading agency that represents manufacturers within the commercial, architectural, industrial and roadway lighting industries. With over 25 years of experience, their team helps their lighting customers to not only save money and time, but also stay within their budg...
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2022-04-07

Benefiting from HCL and Smart Lighting, LED Lighting Output Value to Reach US$11.1 Billion by 2026, Says TrendForce

Apr. 7, 2022 ---- According to TrendForce’s “Global LED Industry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update” report, demand for high-standard LED products in the lighting market will enter a growth stage. Generally speaking, the price of lighting LED products is stable. However, due to the recent rise in global raw material prices, the unit price of products looks to trend higher. Coupled with high demand for energy conservation from governments around the world, the output value of the lighting LED market in 2022 is forecast to have an...
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2022-04-07

inurface sky screens

We are beyond excited to finally announce today, our new, most innovative and exciting solution yet; inurface sky screens. Later this year we will be launching a new service, inurface Sky Screens. Initially available to clients across the UK the innovative service will allow large scale advertising on the underside of airplanes as they fly over UK airspace.   Here at inurface we’re always said they sky is the limit and we really are turning that into our reality. You might recall years gone by, with planes flying static signs across the skies, ‘will you...
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2022-04-06

Seoul Semiconductor Relocates Headquarters of Automobile Division to Germany… Participates in ISAL 2022 Exhibition in Germany

ㆍAttends the 14th ISAL (International Symposium on Automotive Lighting) held in Darmstadt, Germany ㆍBoasts world's only LED and LD technology for vehicles using all wavelengths of light from ultraviolet to infrared ㆍExpects to focus on sales in Europe and North America by relocating the headquarters of the automobile division to Germany ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, will participate in ISAL (International Symposium on Automotive Lighting) held in Darmstadt, ...
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2022-04-06

ams OSRAM outlines path to leadership in optical solutions to drive significant value generation and achieve 20+% adj. EBIT margin target, adding mid-term financial targets, at virtual CMD

ams OSRAM presents its strategy to become the leader in optical solutions and key drivers to create sustained long-term value, confirming its targeted financial objectives after one year of operational control of OSRAM Insights into the business to demonstrate the group’s strong technology portfolio contributing to important megatrends, offering a robust outlook across diverse revenue growth vectors Targeted financial model, geared to the combined business, with underlying value drivers to underpin its strategic goals Adds mid-term financial targets for the ...
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2022-04-06

Quanergy 3D LiDAR Flow Management Solution Successfully Deployed by The SFMTA to Reduce Traffic Delays

• Travel time per light rail vehicle was reduced by 66 seconds resulting in a travel time reduction of 16% • The chance that a train will reach an intersection on a green light improved by over 20%   SUNNYVALE, CA – April 5, 2022 – Quanergy Systems, Inc., (NYSE: QNGY) (“Quanergy” or “the Company”), a leading provider of LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions, announced today that The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has deployed Quanergy’s 3D LiDAR F...
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2022-04-06

Samsung Introduces “Plant-Centric Spectrum LEDs, LM301H EVO” for Most Effective Indoor Farming

The horticulture lighting industry is experiencing rapid growth, as the future of scalable food production becomes an increasingly critical concern. Growers are seeking high quality sunlight substitutions as crucial components in modern, indoor, agricultural environments. To address these needs, LED manufacturers are in fierce competition to develop horticulture lighting solutions that can effectively improve plant cultivation. In accordance with this trend, Samsung has newly released plant-centric spectrum LEDs made specifically for indoor farming. Until recently, horticult...
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2022-04-06

TRUMPF announces new VCSEL products for advanced 3D sensing applications

Increasing demand in VCSELs for smartphones and consumer electronics // New VCSEL solutions for high quality proximity sensing, laser auto focus and under OLED display sensing applications // New generation of 940 nm single-mode and multimode VCSEL released Ulm, April 05, 2022 – TRUMPF Photonic Components, a global leader in VCSEL and photodiode solutions, presents new advanced VCSEL solutions to expand its portfolio for 3D sensing in consumer and industrial applications. The new generation 940 nm VCSEL arrays enable breakthrou...
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2022-04-01

Ennostar Considers a Rights Issue to Raise Funds for Constructing a 6-Inch Micro LED Wafer Fab with AUO and Innolux as the Subscribers

On March, 28, Ennostar’s Board of Directors decided to get away a rights issue (Private Equity) of 70,000,000 common shares to raise funds for constructing a 6-inch Micro LED wafer fab and purchasing equipment for epitaxy and chip fabrication. AUO, one of the directors of Ennostar, will subscribe 67,250,000 shares and Innolux 2,750,000 shares. Share price is tentatively 90% of the reference price. Ennostar explained that rights issue can quickly raise money and the shares are non-transferable within three years as stipulated, which can ensure the long-term co...
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2022-04-01

Luminar Acquiring Freedom Photonics, Leader in High-Performance Laser Chips

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Luminar (Nasdaq: LAZR), a leading global automotive technology company, today announced it is acquiring high-performance laser manufacturer Freedom Photonics. This transaction follows a multi-year collaboration and brings fundamental next-generation chip-scale laser technology, IP, and production expertise in-house for Luminar lidar systems.   Luminar is acquiring Freedom Photonics, a leader in developing laser chips that can deliver breakthrough power, beam quality and economies of scale...
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2022-04-01

BluGlass acquiring US laser fab for $2.5m

BluGlass Ltd of Silverwater, Australia – which has developed proprietary 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 agreed to acquire the lease on a commercial 19,000ft2 purpose-built laser diode production facility in Silicon Valley (Fremont, CA, USA) plus manufacturing equipment for US$2.5m (US$2.5m comprising US$2m cash and US$500,000 of new BluGlass shares). The acquisition should fast-track BluGlass&rsquo...
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2022-03-31

Apple’s Upcoming Watch Series Likely to Feature a Micro LED Display Integrating Optical Sensors

As the foreign media reported, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a patent application submitted by Apple on March 3, 2022, in which the process of integrating optical sensors into a Micro LED display is described. The document describes the process and purposes of integrating ambient light sensors, fingerprint sensors and finger vein readers into a Micro LED screen. Apple also mentions the possible applications of the optical-sensor-equipped screen along with their goals, including its applications to the health sector, RGB cameras, ...
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2022-03-31

Samsung has delayed the start of production for the 89-inch version of its MicroLED The Wall

The model was originally planned to start production in May along with the 101-inch model. Image: Samsung But the production timeline for the 89-inch model has been pushed back to the third quarter of this year while Samsung is yet to decide when it will start production for the 101-inch model, sources said. However, the South Korean tech giant will begin production of the 99-inch model, which it unveiled last year, sometime during the second quarter, they said. The 99-inch model uses the same technology as the 110-inch model that was commercially launched last yea...
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2022-03-30

Samsung Lights Up Bangkok Landmark With The Wall’s 200 Million Pixels

The Wall transforms The Forest Pavilion into 360-degree theater that lets audience enjoy one-of-a-kind visual experience Samsung Electronics today announced a new partnership with The Forestias by MQDC — Thailand’s biggest property development project, combining forest with residences and commercial areas.   Through this partnership, Samsung will supply its state-of-the-art display technology, The Wall, to The Forest Pavilion located at the heart of the project in Bangkok to showcase the most immersive cinematic experience. The Wall is the wo...
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2022-03-30

XLG-20/320 Series The Extension of The XLG Series: 20W and 320W LED Power Supplies

MEAN WELL XLG series has been on the market for three years, and the sales volume is still growing. It is widely recognized by customers for the quality and price of the series. In order to provide customers with a wider range of applications, MEAN WELL has supplemented the XLG product line more completely, adding the XLG-20 and XLG-320 series, so that the range of the entire product line covers applications using from 20 ~ 320W. The product design continues the XLG series, in line with the latest regulatory requirements and isolation dimming design. The w...
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2022-03-30

DC House|DC 380V Input NHDD series LED Driver

  In LED lighting applications, MEAN WELL has always provided a variety of products and lead the market. This time, MEAN WELL will once again define a new high voltage DC 380V centralized bus application, and will continue to lead the market to become a pioneer in DC power grid of lighting applications. This coincides with the developing trend that countries around the world have begun to implement of energy saving and carbon neutrality, how to combine renewable energy sources, and effectively integrate DC power grid and energy storage systems. MEAN...
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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