2022-10-19

New Programmable Spectrum LEDs Revolutionize Cannabis Cultivation

Higher power, higher output, longer rated life, and programmable. October 10, 2022 16:52 ET | Source: Revolution Microelectronics Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revolution Micro is proud to announce that the new Avici LED is breaking records once again as the brightest and longest lasting LED with the most flexible spectrum. The Avici 1500 breaks industry records with high energy efficiency, the longest rated life, the most flexible spectrum, and the highest output of any high power horticultural LED. With all four categori...
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2022-10-19

Avicena acquires microLED fab facility and engineering team from Nanosys

Avicena enhances its leadership position in microLED-based multi-Tbps chip-to-chip interconnects through the acquisition of a microLED fab facility and engineering team from Nanosys Mountain View, CA — October 18, 2022 — Avicena, the leader in high-performance microLED-based chip-to-chip interconnects, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a microLED fabrication facility and associated engineering team from Nanosys.  This transaction significantly enhances Avicena’s capabilities in the development and man...
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2022-10-19

Smart Eye and STMicroelectronics demonstrate high-sensitivity, lower-cost, 1-LED Driver Monitoring System

Demonstration, at AutoSens (Sept 12-14) and InCabin (Sept 15) events in Brussels, highlights power and cost improvements.   Geneva, Switzerland, and Gothenburg, Sweden – September 13, 2022 – Smart Eye, a world leader in using artificial intelligence (AI) to build technology that understands, supports, and predicts human behavior in complex environments, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applicatio...
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2022-10-19

Samsung Display says MicroLED will be used in AR over OLED

Image: TheElec A Samsung Display executive said on Friday that MicroLED displays will likely be used over OLED display panels in augmented reality (AR) devices. Samsung Display group leader Kim Min-woo said at MicroLED Display Workshop industry event in Seoul that this was because high luminance, or brightness, was needed to realize AR. This will require the development of new light-emitting diodes and won’t be possible with OLED. Display panel makers like Samsung Display are developing On Silicon panels that use silicon instead of gl...
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2022-10-19

Furukawa in Japan selects AIXTRONs MOCVD technology for the production of optoelectronic devices / AIXTRON to support development of GaAs and InP based optoelectronics in Japan

AIXTRON to support development of GaAs and InP based optoelectronics in Japan Herzogenrath, October 18, 2022 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has received an order for an AIX 2800G4 MOCVD System from FURUKAWA FITEL OPTICAL DEVICE CO., LTD. (FFOD), a Japan based manufacturer of compound semiconductor devices. The equipment will be used for the development and the production of optoelectronic devices, based on Gallium Arsenide (Ga...
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2022-10-18

Leading Research University Selects Veeco’s New Integrated Molecular Beam Epitaxy and Atomic Layer Deposition System for Hybrid Gallium Nitride Deposition Research

News | Oct 12, 2022 Justus Liebig University Giessen to Use the Dual Platform for Next Generation microLED and Photocatalysis Applications Plainview, N.Y. – Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today that it has received an order from Justus Liebig University Giessen (University of Giessen) for an integrated GENxplor® R&D Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) and Fiji® Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system. The GENxplor MBE system enables the epitaxial growth of high-quality materials for III-nitride semico...
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2022-10-18

CORRECTING and REPLACING Current Has Chosen Smart Lighting Solutions to Represent the Current HLI Brands Portfolio

Please replace the graphic with the accompanying corrected graphic. The updated release reads: Current™ selects Smart Lighting Solutions as its new representative in Georgia for its HLI Brands Portfolio. Smart Lighting Solutions will help Current drive specification of its advanced lighting and connected controls portfolio known for reliability and quality and delighting customers with responsive service and the product solutions they expect. “We are extremely excited to be partnering with Smart Lighting Solutions and have their organization r...
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2022-10-18

Lumileds Announces Confirmation of Plan of Reorganization

Court Approves Nearly Unanimous Plan to Deleverage and Strengthen Balance Sheet while Enhancing Liquidity through a Significant New Money Investment, Positioning Company for Long-Term Growth Company Plans to Emerge Week of October 31, 2022 San Jose, CA – October 14, 2022 – Lumileds Holding B.V. (“Lumileds” or the “Company”), a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed the Company’s Plan ...
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2022-10-18

A dual function LED for general illumination and disinfection

NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used to inactivate bacteria, such as bacteria known to cause food poisoning, while still maintaining the natural white color necessary for traditional lighting applications. NF2W585AR-P8 is particularly suitable for occupied spaces and places where a high level of hygiene is required.     Bacteria Inactivation Test Re...
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2022-10-18

Silanna UV Revolutionizes Far UV-C and Deep UV-C LEDs with New Tech

Sets new record for output power at 235 nm, offers exceptional lifetime performance Brisbane, Australia, 12th October, 2022 - Silanna UV has announced new far UV-C and deep UV-C LEDs that take advantage of the company’s patented short period superlattice (SPSL) technology for industry-leading performance in the difficult-to-obtain 230 – 265 nm UV range – including the highest output power in any mass-produced UV LED at 235 nm. The far UV-C 235 nm SF1 series and deep UV-C 255 nm SN3 series are both available in either 12...
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2022-10-17

Virtual Production LED Video Wall Market Estimated to Reach US$431 Million in 2022, with Mainstream Applications in Entertainment and Audio-visual Industries, Says TrendForce

According to TrendForce's latest "2023 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook and Price–Cost Analysis" report, the global LED video wall market for virtual production applications in 2021 was worth approximately US$283 million, an annual increase of 136%. Despite being affected by inflation and the global economic downturn, the value of the virtual production LED video wall market is estimated to grow steadily to US$431 million in 2022, or 52% YoY, thanks to the adoption of virtual production technology by more studios.   According ...
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2022-10-14

Seoul Viosys Applies Violeds Disinfection Technology to KT’s AI Disinfection Robots

ANSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), a company specializing in optical semiconductors, announces that its violeds technology has been officially certified to eliminate 99.9% of harmful viruses and is applied to KT’s AI disinfection robots.   [Photo] Seoul Viosys’ Violeds Technology Applied to KT’s AI Disinfection Robots (Graphic: Business Wire)   KT is one of Korea’s leading mobile telecom companies with sales amounting to KRW 24.9 trillion in 2021. It has cons...
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2022-10-14

Planar Debuts Fine Pitch, High Bright LED Video Wall Displays Perfect for Close Up Outdoor Viewing

New and industry-leading Planar Luminate Ultra Series enhances viewing angles, supports comfortable viewing from as close as six feet and allows customers to build a fine pitch outdoor video wall of any size   Planar announces fine pitch, high bright Planar Luminate Ultra Series video wall line for outdoor applications. (Graphic: Business Wire) PORTLAND, Ore., October 04, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, announced a new addition to the company’s portfolio of outdoor fine pitch LE...
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2022-10-14

TRUMPF multi-junction VCSEL technology drives system efficiency and miniaturization

Multi-junction option supports miniaturization trends in consumer electronics and automotive // Up to triple-junction high-performance VCSEL arrays available // Increase in output power and higher efficiency // Up to 3 times more output power at same current level  Ulm, October 11, 2022 – TRUMPF Photonic Components, a global leader in VCSEL and photodiode solutions, supports the request for miniaturization in consumer electronics and automotive, and expands its VCSEL array portfolio with the multi-junction feature. The tunnel function technology off...
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2022-10-14

ROE Visual Brings the Latest LED Technology to LDI 2022

Showcasing New LED Innovations for Live Event Applications and More Chatsworth, USA (October 2022) – ROE Visual is thrilled to participate in the upcoming LDI exhibition, which is now planned to take place from November 18-20, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Returning to the LDI set, the ROE Visual team is looking forward to showcasing their latest LED innovations for the live production event market.   LDI is an influential trade show and conference for live design professionals worldwide, building on a 30-plus-year...
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2022-10-14

New 514 nm laser diode from ams OSRAM provides small, low-cost alternative to argon-ion lasers

ams OSRAM’s new PLT5 522FA_P family provides precision wavelength required in life science applications Equipment manufacturers which use this new semiconductor laser will benefit from extremely small size, cost savings, and a substantially longer lifetime compared to traditional argon-ion lasers   ams OSRAM’s first commercial off-the-shelf semiconductor laser emitter, the Metal Can® PLT5 522FA_P-M12, produces the specific 514nm wavelength output required by many applications for life science in research and diagnostics. Image: a...
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2022-10-12

Porotech announces world’s first “all-in-one” full-colour microLED display

Porotech’s DynamicPixelTuning™ (DPT™) technology enables a single pixel to emit across the entire colour spectrum, including pure white light DPT can quadruple the pixel density and the resolution of displays, making technologies like AR and VR more commercially viable than ever A winner of ‘Best Prototype’ at Display Week 2022, Porotech will demo its all-in-one full-colour microLED technology at CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada   CAMBRIDGE, TUESDAY 11 OCTOBER 2022 – Porotech,...
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2022-10-12

Lumentum Expands Manufacturing Operations and Advanced R&D in Slovenia

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) ("Lumentum"), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, today announced that it has expanded its manufacturing operations and advanced R&D in Škoflijica, Slovenia for specialty optical fibers that are essential components of many Lumentum products. This expansion more than doubles Lumentum's manufacturing and R&D footprint in Slovenia. "I am very excited about the manufacturing and ad...
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2022-10-12

LG Display Unveils Latest Transparent OLED Solutions for Mobility at ‘InnoTrans 2022’

  SEOUL, Korea (Sep. 20, 2022) – LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it will showcase its most advanced Transparent OLED solutions for mobility at InnoTrans 2022, the world's largest trade fair for transport technology, in Berlin, Germany between September 20 and 23. In partnership with LG Electronics, LG Display will be introducing its innovative Transparent OLED solutions that can be applied to various forms of public transport, demonstrating the powerful potential of Transpar...
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2022-10-11

TrendForce Announces 10 Tech Industry Trends for 2023

In this press release, TrendForce details 10 major trends that are expected to take place across various segments in the tech industry, as follows: Advanced Foundry Processes Reach Transistor Structure Transition Period, Mature Processes Focus on Diversified Specialized Development Pure foundry processes transitioned from Planar Transistor to the FinFET generation starting from the 16nm node. After the development of the 7nm process and the introduction of EUV lithography technology, FinFET structure encountered physical limits at the 3nm node. Since th...
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2022-10-11

Magic Leap 2 Now Available to Customers as the Most Immersive Augmented Reality Headset for Enterprise

First of Its Kind Features like Dynamic Dimming™ technology and a Smaller, Lighter Headset Address Barriers Other Devices Have Been Unable to Overcome to Reach Widespread Adoption of AR Technology in Enterprise Settings   PLANTATION, Fla., Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic Leap today announced that its next generation enterprise augmented reality platform, Magic Leap 2, is now commercially available. Magic Leap 2 is now available to all customers in the United States, Canada, UK, EU (Austria, Be...
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2022-10-11

MICLEDI Microdisplays and Kura Technologies Announce Partnership on Custom Micro-LED Display for Ultra High-Performance AR glasses, Scaling with Partners Including GlobalFoundries and TSMC

MICLEDI and Kura's partnership marks the next milestone in delivering the best-performing AR glasses at scale to enable broad adoption   MICLEDI and Kura announce collaboration on advanced microLED displays for Kura AR products.   SAN FRANCISCO and LEUVEN, Belgium, Oct. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MICLEDI Microdisplays, a number one developer of microLED shows for augmented actuality (AR) glasses, and Kura Technologies, a world main innovator in AR headsets right now introduced a coll...
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2022-10-11

Violumas Adds New UVA Wavelengths with Boosted Output to Product Lineup

  Violumas is proud to announce the addition of two new wavelengths to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. The California-based company has secured a steady supply of 340 nm and 325 nm LEDs, enabling production of surface-mount-device (SMD) and chip-on-board (COB) devices at these niche wavelengths.     Violumas’ new 325nm and 340nm products provide the highest optical output in the market along with exceptional reliability (LT70 > 6,000 hours), enabling denser and more reliable designs. Due to a specially developed...
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2022-10-11

【Exclusive Interview】K&S Accelerates Mini LED Commercialization by Developing Integrated Services and Laser Transfer Technologies

Mini LED and Micro LED have been two cutting-edge technologies in the spotlight across the display industry, where relevant applications are thriving, particularly those powered by Mini LED. After Apple launched its Mini LED iPad Pro, Mini LED is expected to take off quickly in the market.   However, the transfer process remains a challenge for mass production of Mini LED (and Micro LED, too). Processing a large number of Mini/Micro LEDs (which is necessary for mass production) using the existing technologies and equipment is apparently too tim...
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2022-10-11

SUPERNOVA, Super Great - LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Announces Innovative New Product Again

At the 132nd Online Canton Fair, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX) has attracted much attention from its customers worldwide by introducing the brand-new product, SUPERNOVA LED Bulb series. Since its establishment in 1987, WELLMAX has been devoted to product innovation and launches proprietary products every year, bringing surprises to customers constantly. As an example of WELLMAX’s breakthrough innovation, SUPERNOVA LED Bulb is designed to provide customers an unique and aesthetic appearance while assuring high quality, making...
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2022-10-07

Nichia will exhibit at Light + Building 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany

Taking center stage will be Dynasolis™, a new LED tuning solution that regulates circadian rhythms by simultaneously adjusting melanopic illuminance and color temperature while maintaining high CRI and high efficacy. The building industry is increasingly encouraging designs that bring more natural light indoors, with human centric lighting (HCL) and circadian lighting gaining attention. Most existing HCL systems work by changing CCT (correlated color temperature), the visual element. However, Nichia also focuses on the non-visual element that truly addresses h...
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2022-10-07

LG Releases Preliminary Earnings for Third-Quarter 2022

SEOUL, Oct. 7, 2022 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced its preliminary earnings results for the third quarter of 2022. LG reported revenues of KRW 21.2 trillion in the third quarter of 2022, 14 percent higher than the same quarter of the previous year. Operating profit for the third quarter was KRW 746.6 billion, expected to be 25 percent higher than the same quarter of the previous year. These figures are the tentative consolidated earnings based on K-IFRS provided as a service to investors prior to LG Electronics’ final earnings re...
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2022-10-07

Samsung Electronics Announces Earnings Guidance for Third Quarter 2022

Samsung Electronics today announced its earnings guidance for the third quarter of 2022.   Consolidated Sales: Approximately 76 trillion Korean won Consolidated Operating Profit: Approximately 10.8 trillion Korean won   The above estimates are based on K-IFRS. Please note that Korean disclosure regulations do not allow earnings estimates to be offered as a range. To comply with such regulations, the above figures represent the median of the estimate ranges provided below.   Sales: 75 ~ 77 trillion Korean won ...
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2022-10-06

Fluence Announces Partnership With Maryland Cannabis Leader, CULTA

Science-minded cannabis company leverages Fluence’s LED technology to develop new medical strains and pursue sustainability goals   AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 5, 2022)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its LED partnership with Bethesda, Maryland-based, CULTA, a vertically-integrated seed-to-sale cannabis company offering indoor- and outdoor-grown cannabis products.   As the first medicinal cannabis distributor to grow outdoors in Marylan...
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2022-10-06

As Operating Pressures Rise, Panel Manufacturers Enact Strict Production Controls to Balance Supply/Demand, 4Q22 Utilization Rate Forecast to Drop to 60%, Says TrendForce

TrendForce indicates, overall utilization rate of LCD large generational fabs of Gen.5 and above (in terms of wafer starts) slipping to 60% in 4Q22 cannot be ruled out, which would be the lowest level in the past ten years. Sluggish panel demand and the fact that most panel makers have officially turned from profit to loss in 2Q22 are the key factors forcing panel makers to take a more rigorous approach to production control in 2H22. TrendForce states that the timing of purchasing volume adjustment on the part of IT brands lags relatively and its effect of shrinking orders q...
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NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used t... READ MORE

  The 5050 LED is replacing the 3535 LED, which has long been the leader in the outdoor lighting market. The existing ceramic-based 3535 has excellent reliability but is expensive. At present, the 5050 LED, which has achieved remarkable p... READ MORE