2015-10-28

HP Lighting Outlook for UV LED Curing Market

Most speakers highlighted niche market applications including UV LED, IR LED and automotive lighting market applications and opportunities, during the afternoon session of LEDforum 2015 this year, which took place last Friday at National Taiwan University Hospital International Convention Center in Taipei, Taiwan.
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2015-09-24

LpS 2015 – Experts Analyze Trends and Technologies for Future Lighting Solutions

Numerous experts from the lighting industry and research have come together in Bregenz to analyze trends and technologies for future SSL solutions at the 5th LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2015). The atmosphere is inspiring with discussions and networking taking place throughout. Amongst the more than 100 well-known companies exhibiting this year are the world’s top LED manufacturers Nichia, Cree, Everlight, Lumileds, Osram, Samsung and Seoul Semiconductor. A total of eighteen products have been launched and the best scientific paper has been honored with the LED professional Scientific Award.
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2015-06-24

IR LED and UV LED Applications Take Off at Photonics Festival In Taiwan

A special UV or IR pavilion was set up at this year’s Photonics Festival in Taiwan, which took place earlier this month in Taipei, Taiwan.This is the first time that the show organized by Taiwan’s Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA) has highlighted niche UV and IR LED applications, which has benefited attending manufacturers and visitors.
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2015-06-22

Dow Corning: CSP LED to Drive Next Generation LED Package Development

CSP technology will lead the emergence of new LED package material demands, said Kaz Maruyama, Global Marketing Director, Dow Corning Lighting Solutions at LEDforum 2015 Guangzhou, which took place earlier this month at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou, China.
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2015-06-18

Bridgexlux: Technology Advancements Drive Next Generation Innovative Lighting

For manufacturers to succeed in the LED market, using standardized components and increasing LED product efficacy and C/P ratio is important in ensuring products can meet client demands, said Andy Man, Vice President, Asia, Bridgelux at LEDforum 2015 in Guangzhou, China. Main organizers of the forum that took place on June 11, 2015 include LEDinside, CNLEDw.com, and Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt.
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2015-06-10

GILE 2015 Explores Light and Living

The main theme of the 20th Edition Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE 2015) which runs from June 9-12, 2015 was “exploring light and living.”
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2015-06-03

Innovative Products at LED Expo Thailand 2015

The Thailand LED luminaire market is still pretty much focused on conventional replacement products, such as LED T8 tube lights and LED bulbs, but some bold manufacturers are hoping to introduce smart LED lighting products as observed at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which took place in late May this year at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center.
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2015-05-29

General Lighting Market Trends in Thailand

Based on a survey of about 30 manufacturers, LEDinside has compiled some of the general lighting trends observed at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which ran from May 21-24, 2015 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center. Some of the most notable trends include LED T5 tube market is gradually being replaced with LED T8 tubes.
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2015-05-27

LED Chip and Package Trends at LED Expo Thailand 2015

Most of Thailand LED manufacturers directly import LED chips and components from China, as a result only a handful of LED chip and package manufacturers displayed products at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which took place from May 21-24, 2015 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center.
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2015-05-26

Citizen Showcases Prototype COB LED at Thailand Lighting Show

Japanese LED chip manufacturer Citizen booth might have been the furthest from the show entrance at LED Expo Thailand this year, but its prototype LED COB and AC LED modules attracted a steady stream of visitors towards its booth.
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2015-05-26

Everlight Leads IR LED Market in Thailand, Prioritizing Southeast Asian Market

Everlight was one of the few manufacturers showcasing LEDs for niche market applications at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which took place last week at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center.
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2015-05-25

Everlight and Laster Tech Eye LED Automotive Lighting Market in Thailand

Several LED lighting manufacturers interviewed at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which took place from May 21-24, 2015 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center showed interest in entering the Thailand LED automotive lighting sector, including Taiwanese LED manufacturers Everlight and Laser Tech.
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2015-05-25

TP LED Lighting LED Packaging Capacity in Thailand Reaches 8.64M per Month

TP LED Lighting’s in-house 2835 LED package production capacity is sufficient enough to meet the production of at least 60,000 LED T8 tube lights, said the company’s Director Howard Huang during an interview with LEDinside at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which took place from May 21-24, 2015 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center.
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2015-05-24

LED Manufacturers: Thailand Government Project Sector Still in Delay

The impact from Royal Thai Armed Forces coup that dissolved the former government headed by Yingluck Shinawatra and senate a year ago has affected the country’s economy well into 2015, notably the streetlight sector has been hurt the most, observed the majority of LED manufacturers interviewed at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which took place from May 21-25 at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok.
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2015-05-23

MLS to Launch US $1.67 LED bulb in Thailand

MLS is planning to release a new LED bulb that will be retailed at about half the price of existing products, said the company’s Marketing and Sales General Manager Lawrence Lin at an interview at LED Expo Thailand 2015.
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2015-05-22

Positive Developments in Thai LED Market

Even though the Thailand government is not too keen on issuing more incentives to support the local LED industry, there is still plenty positive market developments that manufacturers can be optimistic about.
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2015-05-22

Declining LED Product Prices Halt New Thai Government Incentives

Thailand Ministry of Energy has no intention of issuing new LED incenives for 2015, said Minister of Energy Dr. Narongchai Akrasanee in an exclusive interview with LEDinside at LED Expo Thailand 2015, which runs from May 21-24, 2015 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center.
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2015-05-21

LED Expo Thailand 2015 Positioned to Become Leading ASEAN LED Trade Platform

The four-day LED Expo Thailand 2015 lighting show organized by the Ministry of Energy, Electricity Generating Authority Thailand (EGAT), IMPACT Exhibition Management, MEX Exhibitions is positioned to becoming an exhibition platform for LED investors in the ASEAN region, said organizers.
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2015-05-06

Laser Diode Trends at OPIE’15

Many types of laser diodes (LDs) were displayed at OPIE’15, which took place last month in Yokohama, Japan. LD can be classified into gas laser, YAG lasers, semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade lasers and others.
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2015-05-05

IR and UV LED Developments at IR+UV Expo 2015

The second day of IR+UV Expo 2015 special forum that took place in late April in Yokohama, Japan started off with a semiconductor components for laser diodes (LD) and UV LED developments presentation by a senior researcher from Japan’s prestigious research institute, Riken.
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2015-05-05

Nitride Semiconductors Focuses on UV LED Chip and Package Efficiency

Nitride Semiconductors, the second global leading UV LED manufacturer, displayed its LED package, chip and module designs at IR+UV EXPO 2015 this year, which took place recently at Pacifico Yokohama, Japan.
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2015-04-27

HP Lighting Provides Optimized UV LED Optic Design that Delivers Uniform Lighting Distribution According to Different Application System

Charles Wei, the Chairman of HP Lighting shed some light on UV LED product development trends and solutions in an exclusive interview with LEDinside at IR+UV EXPO 2015, which took place in Pacifico Yokohama, Japan, from April 22-24, 2015.
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2015-04-23

Overview of OPIE’15

Top professional and technologically advanced manufacturers in laser, IR and UV sector attended OPIE’15, which took place at Pacifico Yokohama, Japan from April 22-24, 2015.
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2015-04-14

Innovative LED Headlight Designs at AMPA 2015

Taiwanese and Chinese LED automotive makers were displaying a lot more types of LED headlights at the 31st Taipei International Auto Parts and Accessories Show (Taipei AMPA), which ran from April 8-11, 2015 at TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall and TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 Area A in Taiwan.
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2015-04-08

TILS 2015 Overview: Manufacturers Strive for Balance Between Cost and Efficiency

Taiwan International Lighting Show 2015 organized by Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA) successfully concluded on March 28, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan.
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2015-04-07

Epistar Launches LED Chips for Projectors

Epistar showcased for the first time LED chips for projectors at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2015 (TILS 2015) that took place in Taipei, Taiwan recently. The LED chips showcased could be applied in portable projectors, officially marking the company’s entry into the projector market. The company had developed the chips for several years, before commercializing the product and supplying it for client applications.
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2015-04-02

Top LED Chip Manufacturers Observations of LED Market Trends (Part 2)

Costs. That is the only thing LED chip manufacturers think about, and who can blame them? LED chip prices are expected to drop to 50 cents for a 1,000 lumen LED lamps in 2015, said Epistar Chairman B.J. Lee at 2015 LED Executive Summit hosted by SEMI at TILS 2015 in TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan. Moreover, manufacturers might be facing the challenge of raising LED efficacy to 3,000 lm/$ within two years. Tightening profits are spurring manufacturers to develop new technology to drive down costs.
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2015-04-02

Manufacturers Remain Divided About LED Substrate Technology

Leading LED chip industry experts had very different perspectives on GaN LED substrates at 2015 LED Executive Summit hosted by SEMI at TILS 2015 in TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan recently.
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2015-04-02

Top LED Chip Manufacturers Observations of LED Market Trends (Part 1)

Intense market competition from Chinese manufacturers and deluge of LED suppliers on the market has made cost reducing strategies crucial for LED chip manufacturers’ survival. To cope in an increasingly low profit industry, LED chip manufacturers are developing more advanced and efficient LED chip technologies, finding cheaper chip materials, or exploring untapped niche markets. Representatives from global top LED chip manufacturers Epistar, Osram, Philips Lumileds (Lumileds), and Cree addressed these pressing issues recently at 2015 LED Executive Summit hosted by SEMI at TILS 2015, TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall.
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2015-04-01

Monocrystal Ready to Take on LED and Mobile Device Market

There are dozens of manufacturers in the global sapphire manufacturing market, but only tier one manufacturers are capable of supplying good quality sapphire ingots including Kyocera, Namiki, Monocrystal, DK AZTEC, USIO, Harbin Aurora Optoelectronics and Silan Opto. Leading sapphire manufacturers have launched production expansion plans to meet LED and non-LED market demands. LEDinside had an opportunity to interview Monocrystal Marketing Director Ludmila Zubova at TILS 2015 last week.
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Samsung Electronics today announced two new additions to its chip-scale package (CSP) line-up: LM101B, a 1W-class mid-power LED, and LH231B, a 5W-class high-power LED. Built with enhanced CSP technology, the new LED packages deliver industry-l... READ MORE

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its existing portfolio for flash applications with a product featuring a specially developed chip sized package (CSP). With Ceramos C, Osram is following the trend for miniaturization as the new... READ MORE