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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2013-12-27

Design Lighting Tokyo 2014 Showcases Prototype Lightings

DESIGN LIGHTING TOKYO 2014 is finally taking place in one week. (January 15-17, 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight) In this issue of press release, we introduce the special project inside DESIGN LIGHTING TOKYO 2014, “PROTO LIGHTING”. Showcasing innovative and creative prototypes mainly by Japanese designers, it offers you the best opportunity to seek for collaboration with designers toward commercialization and outsource of the design.
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2013-11-25

LED Manufacturers Automotive Show Guide

With the world’s largest Frankfurt Motor Show successfully concluding on Sept. 22, 2013, LED automotive lighting manufacturers that have missed out may be pondering where the next opportunity lies. There are nearly 200 automotive shows every year, but not all are suitable for LED automotive lighting manufacturers. It can be confusing for manufacturers to decide which shows are the best fit for their niche and targeted buyers. In this article, LEDinside gives an overview of what to expect and at three major automotive shows towards the end of 2013.
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2013-11-06

Xiamen-based Leedarson Lighting Presents New Product Line G-one on the 15th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Leedarson Lighting is a manufacturer which specializes in Green Lighting Solutions through Smart Lighting technology and LED light research and manufacturing. It has become a professional provider of lighting solutions, light sources, fixtures, and intelligent lighting control systems through 13 years of development. In the Fifteenth Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, Leedarson Lighting presented its new product line named G-one, which includes retrofit lamps such as, candle, globe and A-type bulbs. The new products are omni-directional with up to 330° bea...
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2013-10-29

HK Int’l Lighting Fair Focuses on Sophisticated LEDs

The world’s second largest lighting expo, the 15th edition Hong Kong International Lighting Fair which runs from Oct. 27-30, 2013 this year successfully kicked off at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on Sunday. The fair broke another all time high record by attracting 2,360 manufacturers from more than 38 countries and regions to attend the show.
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2013-09-06

EcoLightTech Asia 2013 to Highlight Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Lighting Technologies

Thailand’s N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer (NEO), supported by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), will be holding the first EcoLightTech Asia 2013 during November 13-15, 2013 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand, to promote an international tradeshow for green technologies, energy efficiency, and innovations in lighting. As part of its industry focus, EcoLightTech Asia 2013 aims to be the perfect trading platform towards energy sufficiency, eco-friendly, and sustainable lighting for the world. This is re...
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2013-08-13

AGRITECH Japan Doubles in Size to Welcome New Exhibitors

As Japan makes significant breakthroughs in agricultural LED lighting technology, the country’s largest agricultural trade show, International Agricultural Material & Technology Expo Tokyo (AGRITECH Japan) is attracting LED manufacturers to participate. In its third year, the agricultural technology, machinery, horticultural and fertilizer trade show will be hosted at Makuhari Messe from Oct. 9-10, 2013. Building upon last year’s success, the upcoming show organized by Reed Exhibitions Japan has nearly doubled in size to showcase products from 350 exhibitors.  
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2013-07-31

Asia's Largest Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) Back in October Shed Spotlight on Green Lighting

Being the largest autumn lighting event in Asia, the 15th edition HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be held from 27-30 October this year at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event is expected to attract close to 2,300 global exhibitors to showcase their latest and finest lighting fixture in the face of quality cluster of buyers, including first time exhibitor from Israel. This highly successful event keeps attracting more and more participants each year. There were a record-breaking of nearly 2,300 exhibitors from mo...
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2013-07-17

Infocomm 2013 Highlight: “Scannable QR Code” on LED Display

QR code campaigns are getting more popular every year, yet consumers start to complain that they cannot scan QR codes easily or successfully on LED displays or LED billboards. Providing the solution of “scannable QR code”on LED display, Macroblock, devoted to LED display driver IC technology, held QR code campaign with LED display customers at Infocomm 2013 to prove the QR code scan-ability on LED displays. Audiences enjoyed both the high quality images and the fast response of QR code on LED displays through this campaign, making it a highl...
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2013-06-21

Commercial and Architectural LED Lighting Items Gain Spotlight at 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (2013)

The 2013 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE 2013), currently the world’s second largest--as well as Asia’s biggest--lighting event, has recently kicked off at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou, China. Organized by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd. and Guangzhou Guanya Messe Frankfurt Co. Ltd., the lighting exhibition is scheduled to take place from June 9th to June 12th, and will showcase the lighting products of nearly 2600 exhibitors from 29 different countries. The grand lighting exhibition will be held concurrentl...
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2013-06-17

Best Moments of LEDforum 2013: LED Lighting Enjoys Enormous Prospect

LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, jointly organized "LEDforum 2013 China International LED market trend Summit Forum" with Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition. The LEDforum 2013 was grandly opened at the Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, Room #8 on June 11, 2013. Many distinguished guests from LED industry participated in this forum, and there were more than one thousand of attendees, which is unprecedented, and thus it is obvious that this forum occupies a significant position in the LED industry. ...
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2013-06-14

LEDforum 2013 Successfully Ends in Guangzhou with One Thousand of Attendees to Discuss the Future of LED Industry

"LEDforum 2013 China International LED market trend Summit Forum" grandly opened at the Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, Room #8 on June 11, 2013. The LEDforum 2013 was organized by LEDinside and Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition. Many distinguished guests from LED industry participated in this forum, more than one thousand people attended this forum, unprecedented, and thus it is obvious that this forum occupies a significant position in the LED industry. The seminar mainly discussed the market trends and...
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2013-06-14

LED Commercial and Architectural Lighting Attracts the Eyes of Visitors to the 2013 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

The 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, the global second largest and Asia's first largest International Lighting Fair, opened at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex on June 9-12, which was organized by Messe Frankfurt and Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd. More than 2,600 exhibitors from 29 countries and regions showcased LED lighting technology and products on the exhibition area of 220,000 square meters. In addition, Guangzhou International Electrical Building Technology Exhibition and Guangzhou International Photoelec...
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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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