2014-06-18

Seoul Semiconductor: Smart Lighting to Head Global LED Development Trends

LED manufacturers involvement in smart lighting has become an unstoppable global trend, according to Marten Willemsen, Vice President, Global Marketing, Seoul Semiconductor.
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2014-04-10

India’s biggest LED show coming soon this December

LED Expo 2014- The international exhibition on LED lighting products and technology will see a global conglomeration of LED professionals and end users, products & technology and infinite business opportunities in the Asian LED market.      The 11th edition of LED Expo will take place from 5-7 December at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. The show is expected to be much bigger and better than ever before with increased international participation from exhibitors and visitors, a wider product profile and larger country-wise pavilions.  A...
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2014-04-08

Light+Building: European and Asian Regions have Different Office Lighting Tastes

Creating comfort through light in an office environment is an important design aspect for lighting manufacturers. Designing anti-glare and flicker free lighting is an area all manufactures can agree on. Exterior appearance, however, is where it differs. 
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2014-04-08

Outdoor Lighting Design Trends at Light + Building 2014

In the outdoor lighting sector, manufacturers mostly emphasized luminous efficacy and light shape, due to advancements in LED technology and luminous efficacy at Light+Building 2014 that took place from March 31 to April 4, 2014 at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany.
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2014-04-07

Taiwanese Manufacturers Focus on LED Technology at Light+Building 2014

Taiwan LED manufacturers were very active at this year’s Light+Building 2014 show that took place in Frankfurt, Germany last week. The main theme of Taiwanese manufacturers at the show was LED technology. Some major technology highlights included flip chip LED, Alternating Current (AC) Driver-on-Board (DoB) Chip-on-Board (COB) modules.
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2014-04-07

Chinese Manufacturers Expand Presence at Light+Building 2014

China has been a major player on the global stage for quite some time. It therefore comes as no surprise that the country’s many lighting manufacturers would be at the Light+Building 2014 show organized by Messe Frankfurt in full force last week. 
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2014-04-07

All Eyes on Smart Lighting at Light+Building 2014

Smart lighting has become the trump card  for manufactures who want to give themselves an edge in the market. Large manufacturers including Philips, Osram, Samsung, and LG all showcased their newest smart lighting products at Light+Building 2014. The idea that anything is possible through smart lighting was evident at this year’s exhibition in Frankfurt. 
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2014-04-07

Korean Manufacturers Showcase Latest Lighting Technologies at Light + Building 2014

Korean manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Seoul Semiconductor, Woree and Lumens were huddled in Hall 6 of Light + Building 2014 show that recently took place in Frankfurt, Germany. These Korean manufacturers displayed their latest LED packages, LED smart controllers, and new OLED products.
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2014-04-03

BJB Accelerates Arrival of Automated Manufacturing Era at Light + Building 2014

Located at Hall 4.0, lampholder and connector manufacturer BJB displayed its latest connectors, lampholders and automated equipment, at Light + Building 2014 in Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany. 
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2014-04-02

Toshiba Follows Industry CSP Trend at Light + Building 2014

Toshiba highlighted several Chip Scale Package products  at the  Light + Building 2014 show that runs from March 31 to April 4, 2014 at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany.
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2014-04-02

Zumtobel Highlights Office Lighting Applications at Frankfurt Lighting Show

Renowned Austrian luminaire designer and manufacturer, Zumtobel, focused on everyday office lighting, shop and retail applications at the six-day Light+Building 2014 show, which kicked off at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany on March 31, 2014.
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2014-04-01

Siemens Features Powered Up Building Energy Efficiency Solutions at Light+Building 2014

Situated in Hall 11 of Light+Building 2014, the main theme of Siemens booth was “Power up your building efficiency.” The company displayed different building energy management systems at the lighting show that runs from March 31-April 4 in Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany.
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2014-03-31

Osram Highlights Advanced Lighting Technology at Light + Building 2014

Osram’s booth design this year was similar to Light + Building 2012, where the company had two separate booths, observed Roger Chu, Director, Research, LEDinside. The separate booths highlighted lighting applications and advanced lighting technology at this year’s show, which will run from March 31 to April 4, 2014 at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany.
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2014-03-31

Philips Presents the Future of Light at Light+Building 2014

Philips presented its smart Hue bulb range, OLED panels, and various mart lighting technologies at at Light +Building 2014, which runs from March 31 to April 4, 2014 at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Frankfurt, Germany.LEDinside Research Director Roger Chu noted while the lighting giant’s booth was less impressive than last year the company was sending a clear message to consumers with its product portfolio choice. “Philips product portfolio showcased this year sends a clear message to consumers about the company’s ambition in presenting future lighting technologies,” said Chu.
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2014-03-28

Panasonic Smart Light Targets Asia Residential Market

As smart lighting becomes a major trend in the lighting industry this year, it is no surprise that Panasonic’s smart LED lighting system, Symphony Lighting, caught the attention of many visitors at the recent Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014.
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2014-03-25

OLED Advocates Focus on Lighting Quality

Advocates for OLED have argued the technology offers better lighting quality in terms of color temperature, health, and saves materials, according to panelists at Taiwan and Japan Lighting Industry Forum at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014 at Taiwan World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan that ran from March 20 to 24, 2014.
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2014-03-24

The Race Between OLED and LEDs

OLED technology might lag behind LED in terms of luminous efficacy and affordability, but technology advancements are shortening the gap between the contesting technologies, according to lighting experts at Taiwan and Japan Lighting Industry Forum at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014 at Taiwan World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan.
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2014-03-24

Epistar Chairman Anticipates Rapid 3 Year Growth Period for LED Lighting

LED lighting penetration rate has been rapidly increasing recently. After penetration rate surpasses 10 percent, the industry will officially enter the S curve fast growth period, pushing LED lighting into a golden three year development period. 
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2014-03-24

Industry Experts Weight in on LED and OLED Future Development (Part 1)

The SSL industry has seen substantial growth recently that is only to increase over the next few years. During the Taiwan Solid State Lighting forum at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014 on March 20th, industry experts shared their insight on the direction the SSL industry will take in the future. Panelists discussing the future development and challenges of SSL included Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Director and Professor Robert F. Karlicek, Jr., lighting designer and Director of Professional Lighting Designers’ Association James Wallace, Research Director for Panasonic Takuya Komoda, Chairman of Lextar Electronics David Su, and Vice Chairperson of International Affairs Committee Michael Ng.
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2014-03-24

LED Industry Technology Trends Showcased at TILS 2014

Taiwan International Lighting Show(TILS) 2014 opened its doors on March 20, 2014. This is the first year TILS has been held jointly with LED Taiwan. The show focused on the technology and future development for LED lighting manufacturers.
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2014-03-21

LEDinside Shanghai Market Analysis Seminar Introduces Five LED Industry Trends

On March 19, 2014, LEDinside Chief Analyst Market Analysis Seminar which is exclusively sponsored by the world's largest LED chip maker Epistar, grandly opened in Shanghai Parkyard Hotel. LEDinside's strong analyst team deeply analyzed their specialist fields respectively, shared first-hand survey data and the most intuitive and detailed analysis reports with the participants. Flip Chip LED Officially Accelerated Expansion, with the Market Revenue Reaching USD 5.5 Billion by 2017 Firstly, LEDinside chief analyst Roger Chu introduced advanc...
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2014-03-21

Busting Myths on Zhaga

Members of the Zhaga Consortium clarify some of the misconceptions of the Zhaga label during the recent “Zhaga Seminar: Facilitative Process of Global Lighting Specifications Modularity” at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014 at Taiwan World Trade Center (TWTC) Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.
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2014-03-21

Lighting Systems that “Think" So You Don’t Have To

Long lifespan is one of the main selling points for LED bulbs, but it could also be their downfall. As market penetration rate rises and more people are willing to adopt LEDs, the market will become saturated. With such a long lifespan, there will be less need to buy new bulbs and manufacturers will lose business. Manufacturers are now starting to turn towards smart lighting to keep consumers coming back. 
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2014-03-21

Moving Beyond Luminous Efficacy

As competition in the lighting industry intensifies, manufacturers need to get their heads around upgrading luminous efficacy, said Money Chen, Special Assistant, President Office, Epistar at Taiwan and Japan Lighting Industry Forum at Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014 at Taiwan World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan.
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2014-03-20

Seven Challenges Lighting Designers Face when Using LEDs

Do LED lights always live up to manufacturers label claims in real-life applications? Not all the time, according to James Wallace, Principal and Design Director of Light Plan and Director of the Professional Lighting Designers’ Association (PLDA). Speaking at a presentation at 2014 Taiwan Solid State Lighting Forum organized by Industrial Technology Research Institute at Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall on March 20, 2014, Wallace highlighted seven obstacles lighting designers still face when using LEDs as a light source.
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2014-01-17

Lighting Japan 2014 Attracts more than 10,000 International Visitors and Buyers

Lighting Japan 2014, an event organized by Reed Exhibition’s Japan arm that ran from Jan. 15-17 at Tokyo Big Sight successfully concluded on the 17th. The three day lighting show has attracted over 9,000 international and domestic visitors during the first two days.
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2014-01-16

Trends at Lighting Japan 2014

Hajime Suzuki, Director and Group Vice President of Reed Exhibitions Japan talks about some of the trends observed at Lighting Japan 2014 this year. The exhibition runs from Jan. 15-17 at Big Sight Tokyo and is one of the biggest lighting events in Asia.
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2014-01-15

Lighting Japan 2014: LED Luminaire Design for the European Market

Product designer and founder of Step Design Masahiko Uchiyama speaks about his latest prototype lighting Luna at Lighting Japan 2014, which runs at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan from Jan.15-17. Uchiyama graduated with an industrial design degree major from Chiba University Industrial Design Department in 1984.
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2014-01-15

Lighting Japan 2014: OLED and Its Many Forms

The general conception for OLED applications has been: pretty fancy designs. In the past OLEDs have been mostly used in luxury luminaires, with hefty price tags that only a few can afford. However, manufacturers are looking beyond the niche market of designer made luminaires to more general markets at Lighting Japan 2014, a lighting exhibition event that runs through Jan. 15-17 at Tokyo Big Sight.
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2014-01-08

Lighting Japan 2014 Exhibitor Profiles

LIGHTING JAPAN 2014 takes place January 15 – 17, 2014 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. Listed below are the LIGHTING JAPAN 2014 exhibitor profiles:
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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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