2017-05-24

Automotive LEDs on the Rise: EVERLIGHT Excellent R&D Capabilities Ensure Industry Leading Position

Faced with ever-growing competitions, global LED manufacturers looking for growth opportunities have turned their focus to niche markets. Automotive LEDs, for instance, are one of the few sizable application markets that are developing rapidly, while prices of related products have remained relatively stable. EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, has also put a special focus to this segment in recent years.
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2017-05-19

Global Lighting Companies’ Market Strategies in the Post LED Lighting Era

From 2011 to 2015, the global LED general lighting market undoubtedly underwent the most dramatic changes. LED lighting technologies witnessed unprecedented advancements during these 5 years, contributing to expanded range of applications: from indicator lights to lighting fixtures; from lighting fixtures to outdoor landscape lighting; and from display backlighting to general lighting. LEDs have been invincible and grabbed the market shares of incandescent lamps, fluorescent lamps, and HID lamps.
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2017-05-18

LEDinside: LIGHTFAIR (LFI) Shows Developmental Trends of Lighting and LED Industries

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 is held by Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). This year is LFI's 25th anniversary. LFI is currently the largest international lighting expo in the USA and attracts the most amount of visitors among international lighting expos. LFI is held once per year, and it takes turns being held in New York City, Philadelphia, and Las Vegas. LFI is the grand event of luminaire industry in the North America.
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2017-05-18

LFI 2017: FSP Powerfully Promoted Smart & Programmable Customized Lighting Products

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 began on May 9th. Among the exhibitors, FSP, ranked as 10th power device supplier globally, provides smart & highly efficient, highly reliable, and customizable products & services. FSP would like to attract more manufacturers to collaborate together.
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2017-05-15

New Strategies Unveiled: LEDVANCE Ramps Up LED Lighting and Smart Lighting Offerings with Improved Price-Performance Ratio

The long-awaited sale of LEDVANCE, originally the general lighting lamps business of German lighting giant Osram, to the Chinese investment consortium, consisting of the strategic investor IDG Capital, MLS, and Yiwu State-Owned Assets Operation Center (Yiwu), was finally completed on March 3, 2017. At the LFI 2017 held in Philadelphia, LEDinside met with LEDVANCE’s CEO Jes Munk Hansen to talk about the recent deal and its strategic position in the lighting market.
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2017-05-12

Global Value Lighting Establishes Extensive Sales Network in the American Market

With over 10 years of experience in the lighting industry, U.S. lighting company Lighting Science brings to market advanced LED lighting products, and annual shipments for LED light bulbs have reached 50 million units. It also provides retail private-label LED solutions. In addition, the group has a well-established sales network, with products sold within U.S. major retail stores like Home Depot.  
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2017-05-12

LED Expo Thailand 2017 - Thailand Energy Efficiency Week

Thailand Energy Efficiency Week 2017, the expo that features three major events of innovations and energy saving technology, including Thailand Energy Saving Expo, which exhibits energy saving products and technologies for the future; LED Expo Thailand, the largest showcase of LED lighting products in ASEAN region; and PCB Expo Thailand, a showcase of printed circuit boards and electronic components, opens today. More than 400 international companies, will be exhibiting a full collection of technologies and electric lighting innovations and electronics at Challenger 1, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand during 11-13 May 2017.
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2017-05-12

Forest Lighting Offers Affordable LED Lighting Solutions for Commercial Smart Lighting & Industrial Lighting Fixtures

Forest lighting, the brand name belonging to Chinese lighting giant MLS, was established in 2014. Thanks to continuous marketing and public relations efforts, the brand has gradually gained popularity among North American retailers and wholesalers, and has expanded its reach to emerging markets like Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Russia. At LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017, Jian Ni, COO of Forest Lighting in North America, shared with LEDinside the development strategies of the brand. 
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2017-04-28

[OPIE’17] IR+UV EXPO 2017 Show Report: Product Highlights and Market Trends

The 2017 Optics & Photonics International Exhibition (OPIE ’17) took place in Yokohama, Japan from April 19 to 21, which gathered leading technology providers and manufacturers who are seeking solutions. OPIE ’17 and IR+UV Expo were co-located with LASER EXPO, LENS EXPO, Positioning EXPO, Medical & Imaging EXPO, Space & Astronomical Optics EXPO and Industrial Camera EXPO. According to the organizer, exhibitors were mostly laser, lens, IR and UV packaging and application manufacturers. Attendees were buyers and manufactures who aimed to better understand the latest technologies and market trends. The Expo is considered a barometer of the state of the art in the industry.
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2017-04-24

[OPIE’17] HPLighting Demonstrates UV and IR LED Packaging Technologies and Optical Design for High-speed Printing, Sterilization, and Purification Application Markets

High Power Lighting (HPLighting) is a major UV and IR LED vendor. Over the years, HPLighiting has worked closely with chip vendors and focused on LED packages and optical design. The company has successfully developed UV and IR LEDs based on its competitive advantages. At OPIE’17, LEDinside interviewed Charles Wei, General Manager of HPLighting, to learn about HPLighting’s progress of UV and IR LED technologies.
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2017-04-21

Nan Ya Conducts Transformation by Integrating Solar PV, LED, and Lithium Battery Energy Storage

Nan Ya Photonics Incorporation (NYPI), a leading LED lighting manufacturer, has begun to develop system products over the past two years. The company removed its mid-to-upstream LED production lines in 2016. In order to operate in coordination with the government’s green energy policies and expand revenue, NYPI conducted transformation in 2H16 and entered the green energy industry. LEDinside had the privilege to interview the vice president of NYPI, Jung-huang Lo, to discuss about NYPI’s transformation process and its future business direction.
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2017-04-20

Human Factors in LED Lighting Designs – TILS 2017

The 2017 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) and LED Taiwan 2017 were held in Taipei, Taiwan from April 12 to 15. Under the theme “Smart Design and Innovative Applications”, the exhibitions showcased state-of-the-art lighting products that are designed to improve people’s quality of life. Here are some observations that LEDinside wants to share with our readers.
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2017-04-19

TILS 2017: When Lighting Plays Smart- VLC & Smart Lighting

The 4-day event, Taiwan International Lighting Show 2017, was held from 12th to 15th April at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre. Together with LED Taiwan, the exposition provided a platform, gathering exhibitors and buyers from each sector of the supply chain, for business dialogues, technique exchange, and product showcasing.
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2017-04-18

LiteOn: Creating Infinite Possibilities by Advancing Automotive Lighting, Mobile & Wearable Devices, Smart Appliance & IoT, and Power Management

LiteOn has cultivated Infrared (IR) LED and automotive markets for many years. As its LED technologies advance, market demand penetration rate improves, and application categories expand, LiteOn proactively collaborates with customers to enhance LiteOn's product lines when growing together with the customers. 
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2017-04-18

MechaTronix Forecasts Bright Future for LED Grow Lights – TILS 2017

As LED lighting technologies continue to advance, the demand for efficient thermal solutions has increased drastically. In addition, high power LEDs have triggered manufacturers to redesign heat sinks to make them more compact and have better heat dissipation. To better understand the development trends of thermal solutions, LEDinside interviewed Koen Vangorp, General Manager of Taiwan-based MechaTronix, at the 2017 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS). 
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2017-04-17

Latest Development Trends Unveiled at IR/UV Summit – TILS 2017

Organized by Semi Taiwan, the 2017 IR/UV Summit was held on April 12 in Taipei, Taiwan as part of the agenda of LED Taiwan 2017. The pavilion was chaired by Charles Li, CEO of PlayNitride Inc. and gathered experts to discuss the latest development trends regarding IR/UV LEDs. 
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2017-04-13

LiteOn Exhibits Advanced Automotive Lighting and Light Sensors at 2017 Shanghai Int’l Auto Lamp Exposition

The 3rd Shanghai International Auto Lamp Exposition and the 12th Auto Lamp Industry Development Technical Forum, organized by the Committee of GTB and CATARC, opened its curtain under the spotlight. The exposition gathered the whole automotive lighting supply chain, from providers of key components- driver ICs, optoelectronic components, and waterproof auto lamp films- and car light manufacturers, to Chinese major automakers.
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2017-04-10

Brightek Showcases Holistic Lighting Solutions at 2017 3rd Shanghai Int’l Auto Lamp Expo

The 3rd Shanghai International Auto Lamp Expo and the 12th Auto Lamp Industry Development Technical Forum, organized by the Committee of GTB and CATARC, opened its curtain under the spotlight. The exposition gathered the whole automotive lighting supply chain, from providers of key components- driver ICs, optoelectronic components, and waterproof auto lamp films- and car light manufacturers, to Chinese major automakers. LEDinside here had an interview with Brightek Optoelectronics on its automotive lighting solutions.
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2017-04-09

HK Lighting Fair 2017: Highlights and Market Trends

The hustle and bustle of Hong Kong makes this city alive, and the same energy and excitement is clearly felt at the Hong Kong Lighting Fair 2017. Here are some of the highlights and booming trends that LEDinside observed.
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2017-04-08

HK Lighting Fair 2017: Business Opportunities in Belt and Road Markets

Silk Road Economic Belt (or One-Belt One-Road), China’s initiative to strengthen cooperation among countries between China and Euroasia, has opened up many new opportunities across industries.
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2017-04-08

HK Spring Lighting Fair Showcases Innovative Designs from Around the World

The Hong Kong Lighting Fair continues to be a celebration of light and color, illustrating the dynamic and vibrant development of the lighting industry. According to LEDinside’s first-hand observation, there are several new products and designs that really caught people’s eyes.
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2017-04-07

Smart Lighting: A Key Trend at HK International Lighting Fair

The 9th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) kicked off on Thursday (April 6th) and will continue through April 9that the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) featuring more than 1,300 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions.
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2017-03-13

Lighting Fair 2017: The Future of Japan’s Lighting with 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Along with Nikkei Inc., Japan Lighting Manufacturers Association (JLMA), the major contributor of the development and promotion of Japan’s lighting industry, last week organized Lighting Fair 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight, gathering industry professionals specializing in a multitude of lighting applications at West Hall 1 and 2 to provide an outlook of Japan’s lighting market and the joint future of the industry and the forthcoming global sporting event 2020 Summer Olympics.
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2017-03-01

2017 ISLE Show Report: Small Pitch LED Displays Under the Spotlight

The LED industry kicked off 2017 with its first major event–the 2017 International Signs & LED Exhibition (ISLE), held from February 15th to 18th in Guangzhou, China. With a whopping 120,000 square meters of exhibition space, the 2017 ISLE attracted over 1,600 exhibitors and an estimated 80,000 buyers from over 100 countries and regions worldwide. This year, the main focus was on small pitch LED displays.
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2017-02-24

Smart City 2017 Show Report: Smart Street Lighting Becoming the Go-To Application

At the 2017 Smart City Summit & Expo, held from February 21st to 24th in Taipei, Taiwan, companies from home and abroad showcased their diversified solutions to facilitate smart cities and IoT development. Among them, smart street lighting especially caught LEDinside’s attention.
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2017-02-15

LEDinside Show Report: Micro LED/QLED/ OLED Display Highlights at ISE 2017 in Netherland

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017, the renowned international display technology fair, took place in Amsterdam, Netherland, on 7-10th February. Last year, ISE 2016 already caught the world’s attention by gathering more than 1,000 exhibitors to attract up to 69,000 people.  Three highlights of ISE 2017 in Netherland includes: 1) fine pitch LED display and total solutions, 2) Micro LED/QLED/ OLED display, and 3) the wide adoption of laser source by global major manufacturers as a beachhead strategy to penetrate the high end projector market.
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2017-01-23

Nepcon Japan 2017 Show Report: An Expo Expansion And A New Establishment in Nagoya Can Be Expected in 2018, Says Reed Japan

Asia’s major electronic trade show Nepcon Japan 2017 demonstrated diverse cutting-edge technologies concerning lighting, robotics, and automotive application, which communicated future trends to the world. LEDinside had an exclusive interview with Reed Japan, the event organizer; and would like to disclose some incisive and valuable insights from Yuhi Maenozo, the Director of Reed Japan Show, and the Media Organizer Yuki Omichi.
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2017-01-20

Light Tech EXPO 2017 Show Report: LED Applications in The Automotive Industry

Aware of that the automotive industry has been heeding self-driving technology and the concept of new energy vehicles, LEDinside would like to look into the automotive optical solutions and sensor applications with the introduction of LED technology, including automotive LED lighting, optical components, and optical measuring techniques that support ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems).
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2017-01-19

Light Tech EXPO 2017 Show Report: Taiwanese Manufacturers Seize Business Opportunities in the Field of Automotive Technology and Other Niche Markets

At the 9th Light Tech EXPO 2017, an exhibition for LED/OLED technology and application in Japan, Taiwanese manufacturers endeavoured to promote products representing their cutting-edge LED applications and other lighting technologies. 
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2017-01-18

Nepcon Japan 2017 Starts: Light Tech EXPO Focuses On New Applications of Light Sources and UV LED

Nepcon Japan 2017, dashingly large and vibrant, hosted expositions regarding diverse technology of up to 15 fields that are intertwined with one another. Considered as the biggest trade show ever hosted, it invited 2,270 manufacturers, both international and local Japanese companies, for the showcase of R&D and electronics manufacturing technologies. Apart from Nepcon Japan 2017, the longest-running main show consisting of 6 expositions, LED/OLED Lighting Technology Expo –Light-Tech–, WEARABLE Expo, RoboDEX Expo and Smart Automotive Factory Expo are also the highlights of this year. The AUTOMOTIVE WORLD covers the most-discussed automotive technologies, including car electronics, EV/HEV/FCV technology, connected car technology, lightweight techniques, and processing. 
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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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