Seoul Semiconductor Proves the Effect of SunLike Lighting on Myopia Improvement

ㆍSeoul Semiconductor announced the result of an experiment on the correlation between lighting and myopia, which was conducted along with the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI). ㆍThe result was published in bioRxiv, an online journal specializing in life science ㆍSeoul Semiconductor presents a SunLike desk lamp and a child’s room lighting as a prize for “Instagram Event for the New Semester” ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on the 17th th...
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Seoul Semiconductor Achieved 1.3 Trillion Won, Up 12% Despite Raw Material Difficulties

  Provisional sales recorded KRW 313 billion in the 4Q, achieving 12.8% growth of annual sales in ‘21 compared to the previous year Sales growth expected in ‘22 based on the differentiated technologies that were unveiled for the first time at CES 2022   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on the 7th that it recorded 313 billion won in provisional sales on a consolidated basis for the 4Q 2021. Annual sales in 2021...
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CES 2022: Seoul Semiconductor to Exhibit All Light Sources Including MICRO DISPLAY Required for Autonomous Driving of Future Vehicle

˙ WICOP mc, the future display for V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication during autonomous driving ˙ Mass production of Violeds for vehicle from January 2022, a solution that dramatically reduces the probability of infection caused by viruses floating in the air or interior surfaces of the vehicle ˙ WICOP ADB, headlamps solution to improve the visibility of oncoming vehicles or pedestrians while driving ANSAN, South Korea-- At CES 2022, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, will de...
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Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected by Product Innovation Brand biOrb

biOrb EARTH is a fully automatic Vivarium that includes the latest SunLike LED technology from Seoul Semiconductor (Photo: Business Wire)   MUNICH, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED technology, announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, which implement light that closely matches the spectrum of sunlight, has been adopted by biOrb for its innovative new Vivariums.   “The light closest to the sun for human well-being&rdq...
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Seoul Semi’s Net Profit Grew 95% in 3Q; Sales of KRW340.3 B ($288M)

In the third quarter, record sales of KRW 340.3 billion, net income increased by 54% QoQ, and cumulative growth rate of 145% achieved Sales guidance of 310 ~ 330 billion won presented for the fourth quarter, and annual sales · expected to grow by 13% to exceed 1.3 trillion won ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global compound semiconductor provider, recorded sales (consolidated) of KRW 340.3 billion, operating profit of KRW 24 billion, and net profit of KRW 28....
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Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected by European Premium Lighting Brand LEDVANCE

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that SunLike natural spectrum LED to produce light that closely matches the spectrum of natural sunlight has been applied to the 19 models of the premium product line Sun@Home of LEDVANCE, a global lighting brand in Europe.   Sun@Home is a premium lighting product line for homes and offices. With the SunLike natural spectrum LED technology, it has an optimal smart sol...
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In a Clinical Trial, Daytime Exposure to Short-Wavelength Enriched Light with Daylight-like Spectrum Improves Learning and Memory Function

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that following Seoul National University in Korea and Basel University in Europe, a research team found that exposure to short-wavelength enriched light with daylight-like spectrum improves key components of learning such as working memory, cognitive processing speed, and testing accuracy. The clinical trial began in 2019, conducted by the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women&rs...
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Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Selected for Global Lighting Brand LEDVANCE’s Sun@Home Family Products for Human Centric Lighting

LEDVANCE Sun@Home family designed with SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs (Graphic: Business Wire)   MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED technology, announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, which implement light that closely matches the spectrum of sunlight, has been adopted by Global lighting brand LEDVANCE for its new family of products Sun@Home. “The light closest to the sun for human well-being&rdq...
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Seoul Semiconductor Files Filament LED Patent Lawsuit against Feit Electric’s Distributor for Infringement of 16 LED Patents

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.Seoul Semiconductor’s 16 patented Technologies   “While global companies emphasize corporate responsibility, such as ESG, many companies still manufacture and sell products that may infringe intellectual properties in order to gain short-term profits,” said Myeong-Ki Hong, CEO of Seoul. “We are concerned that young innovators and small businesses are the ones who are harmed,” he added.   About Seoul Semiconductor   www.seoulsemicon.com/en...
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Seoul Semiconductor to Launch WICOP TE for Headlamps with Thermal Management Effect for Electric Vehicles

Ÿ   WICOP TE with weight reduction of headlamp for electric vehicles and outstanding improvement of heat dissipation performance Ÿ   Seoul Semiconductor will introduce WICOP TE at DVN Workshop slated for September 21st in the US   ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it launches WICOP TE (Top Electrode) significantly improving thermal efficiency of headlamps for vehicles. WICOP LED had been applied...
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Seoul Semiconductor Seeks Greater Market Share in Global High-Power LED Market Valued at USD 2 Billion with Innovative WICOP LED Technology

ANSAN, South Korea--Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it has introduced high-power LED package ‘Z5M4’ with WICOP technology, one of the second-generation technologies in the LED industry. Z5M4 is 10% brighter than the conventional products and is easy to replace the existing high-power products. Accordingly, Seoul Semiconductor seeks to expand its market share in the USD 2 billion worth of global high-power LED market for street lighting, bay-lighting...
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Seoul Semiconductor Expands its Business through SunLike Natural Sunlight Spectrum LED Technology Patents and Business Rights Transfer

Circadian Rhythm (24-hour cycle) identified by the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Acquired all SunLike technology for natural light source jointly developed with Toshiba Materials in Japan: To expand investment and business Experimental results that SunLike has possibility of helping prevent myopia and improving memory will be announced ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it expects to expand its business of SunLike ...
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Seoul Semiconductor Reports Second Quarter Operating Profit Up 70% on Year

Reported KRW 336.8 billion revenue for the second quarter 2021, all-time historical high quarterly revenue and second quarter operating profit recorded KRW 23.4 billion, up 70% on year First half net profit was KRW 43.9 billion, higher than 2020 full year net profit of KRW 29.0 billion Active Capex investments to meet strong upcoming demands and Seoul Semiconductor expects 3% to 9% YoY growth for the third quarter 2021 while YTD revenue is expected to reach over KRW 1 trillion in September   ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconduct...
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Seoul Semiconductor Records All-time High Second Quarter Revenue, Up by 25% YoY

ANSAN, South Korea (July 7, 2021) – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global compound semiconductor provider, announced today that it recorded all-time high consolidated revenue of KRW 335 billion in the second quarter, growing by 25% year-on-year. Overall sound growth continued again in the second quarter across all divisions including IT (Back Light Unit), LT (General Lighting), AM (Automotive). The AM division led the growth, increasing its revenue by nearly 50% year-on-year. Detailed earnings ...
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Global 10% of Car and 20% of TV Display Use WICOP ‘Permanent Injunction against 13 Brands Infringing WICOP Patents’

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that the New Jersey District Court issued a consent judgment and permanent injunction for infringement of twelve Seoul Semiconductor patents against 13 automotive lighting brand LED products being sold through automotive parts’ distribution channels.   WICOP is a revolutionary patented technology that is compactly designed with easy lens attachment without wire bonding or packaging, thus delivering high...
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Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Natural Sun Spectrum Installed in Prestigious INRAE French Laboratories

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that its SunLike natural sun spectrum LEDs have been selected for horticultural lighting in agriculture laboratories of INRAE, l'Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement, located in France.   In cooperation with GreenHouseKeeper, one of the most well-known companies in the horticulture and plants research field in France, the compa...
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Seoul Semiconductor Achieves Historical High First Quarter Revenues Increased by 28.3% YoY

Continued to record over KRW 300 billion for three consecutive Recorded the highest first quarter consolidated revenue at KRW 312 billion Expected to grow by another double-digit in the second quarter Secured a foundation for sustainable growth with leading 2nd generation patented LED technologies Company will report details of the first quarter earnings and a sales guidance for the second quarter at the end of April   ANSAN, South Korea (April 7, 2021) – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), ...
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Seoul Semiconductor and Seoul Viosys Introduce Four Application Solutions Applied the World’s First LED Technologies at CES 2021

ANSAN, South Korea – Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890) and Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), the leading global compound semiconductor providers, announced that they participate in the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show ‘All Digital CES 2021’ from January 11 to 14 (EST), and introduce four application solutions with the world’s first LED technologies. Under the theme of ‘Light Everywhere’ and the concept of ‘Light for every moment’, Seoul Semiconduc...
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Everlight to Take Legal Action against Seoul Semiconductor for Spreading False Information

LED package company Everlight reported that Seoul Semiconductor has shared false information regarding the case of misappropriation.  The Korean Suwon District Court convicted three former Everlight employees of misappropriation of Seoul Semiconductor’s trade secret. In response to the issue, Everlight said it will file an appeal. Everlight noted that the press release of Seoul Semiconductor include misleading false information. (Image: LEDinside) Firstly, Everlight was sentenced only 3% of the maximum criminal fine permitted under Korean law, whi...
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【UPDATE】Everlight and Epileds Wins Patent Lawsuit in Germany

Taiwan based LED packager Everlight and LED chip manufacturer Epileds announced that they won a patent litigation against Seoul Semiconductor in Germany and the Korean company’s patent was ruled invalid. On March 14, 2018, the patent litigation strategy alliance of Everlight and Epiled filed a nullity action against Seoul Semiconductor in the German Federal Patent Court. The party claimed that Seoul’s Europe patent EP1697983 (German patent DE60341314.5) should be invalid. The patent-in-suit is related to the surface roughness technology of verti...
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Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Natural Spectrum LEDs Adopted by Fiberli Grow Light for Horticulture Projects in Turkey

Seoul Semiconductor announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs have been adopted for horticulture LED lighting by the Turkey-based lighting solution company Fiberli. While it is well known that natural sunlight is one of the key factors in growth cycle of a plant, most growers cultivating a variety of crops under sunlight have experienced difficulties in regulating their growth cycles due to adverse seasonal conditions. Replacing sunlight with LED lighting that closely matches natural sunlight enables growers to control the growth cycles and development of a...
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Seoul Semiconductor Files Patent Lawsuits against Automotive LED Light Distributor in the U.S.

Seoul Semiconductor has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey against an automotive component distributer Onyx Enterprise International. According to Seoul Semiconductor, Onyx distributes various automotive LED lights on its online platform “CARiD.com,” which offers car parts and accessories covering automotive headlamps, tail lights and fog lights. The Korean company claimed that automotive LED products being sold on “CARiD.com” infringe 12 patents – including...
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Seoul Semiconductor Post 1Q20 Financial Results and Expects Revenue Growth with UV LEDs

Seoul Semiconductor updated its business performance of the first quarter of 2020 with a consolidated revenue of KRW 243 billion (US$199.75 million) and operating profit of KRW 6 billion (US$4.93 million). Despite abruption to production facilities for most global manufacturers due to COVID-19, Seoul achieved its guided range of KRW 240 billion to KRW 260 billion in revenues for the quarter. To mitigate manufacturing risks, Seoul has built manufacturing sites in various locations such as Korea, China, Vietnam and in the US. This has helped the company to...
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LG Innotek to Sell LED Sector and Transfer Business to Wooree E&L and Seoul Semiconductor

LG Innotek has been planning to quit its LED business and a recent report by TheElec, a Korean media, covered that LG Innotek has sold its LED sector and the back light unit (BLU) LED business will be taken over by Seoul Semiconductor and Wooree E&L. Wooree E&L, a LED packager from South Korea, has secured the sales permit from LG Innotek to sell BLU LED of laptops, monitors, TVs and signage to LG Eletronics, Dell and HP via LG Display. The other Korean LED company Seoul Semiconductor is reportedly taking over more ...
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Seoul Semiconductor’s Former Employee who Leak out Key LED Technology Sentenced to Imprisonment

Korea’s LED company, Seoul Semiconductor, announced that its former R&D employee (“Kim”, age of 40) was found guilty and sentenced to imprisonment as he divulged key LED technology from the company. At the end of February, the Incheon Criminal District Court sentenced eight months in prison, two years of probation and 120 hours of community service to a former R&D employee of Seoul Semiconductor, who resigned in December 2014, charged with the Act on Prevention of Divulgence and Protection of Industrial Technology. The Court sa...
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Seoul Viosys Reports Increasing Demands in UV LED Technology with Concerns of Coronavirus

Seoul Viosys, a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor focusing on UV LED technology, announced that customer inquiries for its violeds UV LED products has increased more than five times over the previous month, fueled by concerns over the continuing global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). With the growing concerns over the global spread of the coronavirus, numerous automotive companies in China are actively reviewing adoption of Seoul’s violeds UV LED technology in sterilization systems for vehicle interiors. In addition, violeds UV LED techno...
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CEO of GoodIP: Seoul Semiconductor’s LED Patent Portfolio is Valuable to Fast Growing LED Enterprises

On November 26, 2019, Seoul Semiconductor announced to auction its radio frequency (RF) semiconductor patent portfolio and a high-power LED package patent portfolio. In the first auction, Seoul Semiconductor is seeking the top bidder for 80 patent assets related to power amplifiers and gallium nitride (GaN) RF semiconductors, including 54 U.S. patents. Three of the patents are licensed to the U.S. Air Force or the U.S. Army. In the second auction, Seoul Semiconductor will auction more than 100 patents, including US, European, Chinese, Japanese, and Ko...
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Seoul Semiconductor Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019 Results

Seoul Semiconductor published its fiscal 2019 and 4Q19 financial results. The company posted a consolidated revenue of KRW 1129.5 billion (US$ 954.5 million) and operating profit of KRW 49.6 billion (US$ 41.91 million) for 2019. For 4Q19, the consolidated fourth quarter revenue was KRW 280.9 billion (US$ 237.36 million) while the operating profit amounted to KRW 13.9 billion (US$11.75 million). Continuing global economic slowdown due to trade and political conflicts including trade war between the US and China led to the increase of inventory and decrease o...
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【CES 2020】Seoul Semiconductor to Mass Produce Micro LED Product with Its Proprietary Mass Transfer Technology

This year at CES, Seoul Semiconductor finally revealed its Micro LED series products for the first time ever since the Korean LED maker announced that it has been working on the technology. LEDinside was honored to be invited to Seoul’s private show room at CES and had an interview with Sam Ryu, executive vice president of IT sales at Seoul Semiconductor to learn more about the company’s Micro LED development progress. Seoul Semiconductor is a discreet company, according to Ryu, as a result, the company only unveiled its Micro LED products...
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【CES 2020】Multi-size Micro LED Displays Revealed by Japan and Korea Tech Giants

At CES 2020, it is easy to find out that Micro LED displays are demonstrated by more and more companies. Even though the chips used in those so-called “Micro LED” might not small enough to meet the definition of Micro LED, which is below 100 µm, Micro LED display as a term has become a trend in the display industry. Samsung The Wall series is still the focus of Samsung at this year’s CES. The 292-inch mega-size self-emitting 8K LED displays adopted Sanan’s Mini LED chips and PCB backplane with passive matrix. Sam...
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