2017-04-25

Guided by the Light: Mediamarkt Customers Find Products Faster with Indoor Positioning from Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app.  It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them quickly and easily thanks to innovative LED lighting that acts as an indoor positioning system.  
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2017-04-25

DOCOMO Develops World's First Spherical Drone Display

NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display - an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight - which DOCOMO believes to be a world first (as of April 16, 2017).
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2017-04-25

Brecon Beacons’s Dark Sky Disturbed by LED Street Lights

The Brecon Beacons National Park, one of the three national parks in Wales, UK, has earned special protection of its night sky from light pollution and is an ideal place for stargazing. However, for the sake of safety, the Welsh Government recently installed LED street lights in Cwmdu, Powys, leaving a campaign group concerned. 
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2017-04-25

Leyard and Planar Launch the Industry’s First Seamless LED Touch-Enabled Video Wall at NAB 2017

At the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, and Planar, a Leyard company, launched the Leyard® LED MultiTouch, the industry’s first seamless LED touch-enabled video wall. This proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls without the disadvantages of front glass—offering a seamless, smooth, lightweight and durable LED touch surface that delivers superior visual performance enabled by the patent-pending Leyard® PLTS™ (Pliable LED Touch Surface™) technology.
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2017-04-24

Ultratech Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

Ultratech, Inc. a supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), announced unaudited results for the three-month period ended April 1, 2017.
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2017-04-24

Philips Lighting 1Q17 Earnings Beat Expections Thanks to Stellar LED Sales

Philips Lighting announced the company’s 2017 first quarter results on Friday, which showed improvement in comparable sales growth, continued increase in operational profitability and free cash flow.
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2017-04-21

WELLMAX Again Been Awarded “Annual Most Valuable Partner” By SAMSUNG

This Tuesday (April 18th, 2017), Samsung Electronics (SAMSUNG), the second largest LED chip manufacturer, successfully held the 2017 “SAMSUNG LED New Product and Technology Seminar” in Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East. The seminar discussed topics on medium power LED, high power LED, CSP, COB, filament LED, and LED’s future development trend.
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2017-04-21

Eaton Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the EPA for the Third Consecutive Year, Honored with the Sustained Excellence Award

Power management company Eaton announced that it’s being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner. The Sustained Excellence Award is the result of the company being named for the third consecutive year and Eaton is the first lighting luminaire manufacturer to receive this distinguished honor since 2009.
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2017-04-21

Revolution Lighting Technologies Opens New Facility in Simi Valley, California to Support Production of BAA/TAA Compliant LED Tubes

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVLT) (“Revolution Lighting”), a global provider of advanced LED lighting solutions, announced it has opened a new state of the art facility in Simi Valley, California, expanding the warehouse and production space for its industry leading LED technologies, including its high performance Buy American Act (BAA) and Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliant LED tubes.
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2017-04-21

IR Sensor Modules for Mobile Devices to Reach US$145 Million in Scale This Year as Smartphones Adopt 3D Sensing for Facial Recognition Applications, Says TrendForce

Among the possible new technologies to be incorporated in this year’s refresh of the iPhone series, 3D sensing has generated a lot of interests in terms of applications. A 3D sensing solution requires an RGB camera module an infrared (IR) sensor module that uses VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) as a light source. With more high-end smartphones adopt 3D sensing, TrendForce estimates that the worldwide market scale of IR sensor modules for mobile devices will reach US$145 million in 2017.
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2017-04-20

Apple to Start Mass Production of Micro LED Displays at its Taiwan Plant by 2018

Apple is said to start producing a small amount of Micro LED displays from a plant in northern Taiwan by the end of 2017 and use them on its new Apple Watch, according to a recent report published by Taiwan’s Taipei Times. 
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2017-04-20

Wipro Lighting Wins Red Dot Award for Excellence in Product Design for VERGE LED

Wipro Lighting, part of Wipro Enterprises (P) Ltd., India’s leading LED lighting company, announced that it has won the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 for its lighting product – VERGE LED, in the product design category. 
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2017-04-20

Eureka Wins Prestigious Red Dot Award for Prince Fixture

Eureka, an established leader in decorative lighting solutions, is pleased to announce that it has won a Red Dot Award for its Prince LED lighting fixture. It is the third year running that a Eureka product has been recognized with the prestigious award.
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2017-04-20

Delta's EMEA Headquarters Achieves Annual Energy Savings up to 45%

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announced it has completed the renovation and upgrade of its headquarters (HQs) office for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region into a green building capable of achieving up to 45% expected annual energy savings, certified as a BREEAM sustainable facility with "Very Good" rating by the Dutch Green Building Council, and boasting a Dutch "A-class Building" energy label.
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2017-04-19

The LED Bulb Expert Garners Huge Success on 121st Canton Fair

Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) concluded another successful chapter today at the 2017 Canton Fair with high appraisal from both exhibitors and buyers. Held from April 15-19 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, the Canton Fair attracted over 200,000 buyers from 210 countries and regions. The exhibited products showcased by over 60,000 booths range from electrical products to varieties of light sources.
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2017-04-19

Growing Applications Seen for Smart Robots

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) robots will increasingly grow across industries, providing new business opportunities, according to speakers at the 2017 Tech Trends Symposium, held during the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2017 (13-16 April).
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2017-04-19

UPRtek’s Handheld Spectrometer Wins 2017 Red Dot Award

39 experts, including independent designers, design professors and specialist journalists, from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days. The internal jury tested, discussed and assessed each individual product and then only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after Red Dot.
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2017-04-19

Toyoda Gosei to Begin Sales of Glass-Encapsulated Ultraviolet LEDs

Toyoda Gosei announces that it will soon begin sales of the glass-encapsulated ultraviolet LED products developed in March of last year for use as an industrial light source in the curing of resins, ink and adhesives. 
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2017-04-19

New Cree NX Technology Platform Redefines LED Performance for Next Generation Lighting Systems

Cree, Inc. announces a major LED breakthrough with the revolutionary NX technology platform that will power the next generation of Cree’s lighting-class LEDs. The NX technology platform enables the new Extreme Density (XD) LED family that delivers up to four times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs. This new technology platform makes possible innovative new designs, eliminating current constraints for a wide spectrum of lighting applications such as color-mixing, directional lighting and industrial lighting.
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2017-04-18

Osram Said to Consider Acquisitions of Up To US$530 Million

According to Reuters, German lighting giant Osram is considering new acquisitions worth up to 500 million euros (US$ 530 million), its CFO told German-based newspaper Boersen-Zeitung on Saturday (April 15). However, no specific plans have been made so far.
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2017-04-18

EVERLIGHT Exhibits New Product for Automotive Exterior at TAIPEI AMPA 2017

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry committed to R&D of automotive LED products, is going to showcase its newest products for automotive interior & exterior at TAIPEI AMPA 2017; and its high-tech ADB matrix intelligent headlights and ADAS application products therein are the most outstanding products; moreover, the ADB matrix intelligent LED headlight is awarded the "Innovation Awards" at the TAIPEI AMPA 2017. We sincerely welcome your visit to EVERLIGHT booth for product presentation and communication (J1212).
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2017-04-18

Cree Introduces Next Generation of Groundbreaking RSW LED Street Light Portfolio

Cree, Inc. announces the next generation of its groundbreaking Cree RSW LED Street Light portfolio with the introduction of 2700K, 5000K and 70 Color Rendering Index (CRI) configurations, giving cities and municipalities the ability to meet the full range of lighting preferences for their communities without sacrificing energy savings. The enhanced series includes RSW™ Small and Medium models that offer warm, inviting light for residential streets and clean, white illumination for roadways. Both deliver improved performance for superior efficacy with uniform and dark-sky friendly LED lighting.
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2017-04-17

WELLMAX Highlights 2017 Canton Fair with a Captivating Collection of New LED Bulbs

Every year, the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) brings orders worldwide to manufacturers in China, and kick starts the peak purchase season.
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2017-04-17

More than 94,000 Buyers Visit Spring Electronics Fair & ICT Expo

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the concurrent 14th International ICT Expo drew to a successful close yesterday (16 April). 
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2017-04-17

Tridonic Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Sales Partner of HTC Smartphones

Tridonic Jennersdorf GmbH, a subsidiary of Tridonic GmbH & Co KG, Dornbirn and thus part of the Zumtobel Group lighting group, has filed a lawsuit against the company S-KON eKontor24 GmbH based in Germany. The subject of the legal action brought before Munich District Court is the sale of smartphones manufactured by HTC of Taiwan.  
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2017-04-14

Taiwan Int'l Lighting Show & LED Taiwan Jointly Focus on Smart Design and Innovative Applications

Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) in 2017 has been jointly-held by Bureau of Foreign Trade (a unit of Ministry of Economic Affairs "MEA", R.O.C.), Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA). LED Taiwan in 2017 has been co-organized by Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI Taiwan) and TAITRA. TILS and LED Taiwan had the joint opening ceremony at 10am on April 12th in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1. (a. k. a TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall).
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2017-04-14

Revolution Lighting Secures Agreement for Connecticut's Small Business Energy Advantage Program

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (“Revolution Lighting”), a global provider of advanced LED lighting solutions, announced that its operating division, Energy Source, has been named a program contractor within a new Small Business Energy Advantage Program (SBEA) administered by The United Illuminating Company. The program is designed to help commercial and industrial customers with peak energy demand between 10kW and 200kW per month to save money by identifying and offering cost-effective energy efficient turnkey solutions.
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2017-04-14

Cree Delivers Smart Building Solutions and Transforms Data into Insights with SmartCast Intelligence Platform

Cree, Inc. introduces the SmartCast Intelligence Platform™, the first intuitive lighting system to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to deliver smart building solutions through a combination of hardware, software and services. 
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2017-04-13

Delbrück Upgrades to Innovative LED Streetlighting

Streetlight 10 LED luminaires from Osram enable the town of Delbrück to simply upgrade to innovative and cost-saving LED technology.
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2017-04-13

AIXTRON and Major Asian OLED Display Manufacturer Collaborate on Production Qualification of Deposition Technology

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, received a purchase order from a leading Asian OLED display manufacturer for a deposition system to be installed at the customer site within the second half of 2017. The collaboration targets the qualification of AIXTRON’s technology for the production of OLED displays.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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