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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2013-06-11

Merck at LOPE-C 2013: Unlocking the future with experience and pioneering spirit

Merck will be presenting its trendsetting portfolio of organic electronic materials at LOPE-C 2013 in Munich from June 11 to 13. One highlight will be the latest highly processable organic semiconductors marketed under the lisicon brand.  For more than a decade Merck has been spurring the rapid expansion of the Printed Electronics market with consistent innovation. Today Merck is accelerating the progress of futuristic display concepts with the latest developments in its lisicon portfolio. The new generation of polymeric organic semiconductors with mobility values exceeding 1cm2/Vs enable a performance approximately twice that of amorphous silicon and allow for dramatic improvements in process windows
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2013-05-23

LIGHTFAIR® INTERNATIONAL 2013 Breaks All Records

The 24th edition of LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) set new all-time attendance and trade show records for its five-day run in Philadelphia April 21-25, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., president and chief operating officer of LFI managing partner AMC, Inc. The LFI 2013 trade show floor covered a record 233,850 net square feet and spotlighted 538 exhibitors, including 91 first-time exhibiting companies and 90 manufacturers headquartered outside the U.S. Attendance broke all previous records with 26,026 professional attendees registered.&nb...
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2013-05-08

Information about LIGHTING Japan 2014

This is Machiko Aikawa of LIGHTING JAPAN Show Management. As you are aware, with diffusion of LED lightings, lighting control becomes key technology.   We, therefore, have launched "Lighting Control System Zone" inside LIGHTING JAPAN 2014. LIGHTING JAPAN gathers 1st-class exhibitors with high technologies every year.   If you produce/deal with below products/technologies/solutions, why not participate and showcase them.
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2013-04-27

LIGHTFAIR® International 2013 Celebrates Innovative Products and Design in Philadelphia

April 23, 2013, the 24th edition of LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, opened at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Thousands of attendees flooded the largest trade show floor in LFI history ready to experience the technologies and innovations that will define the future. At LIGHTFAIR International 2013, the world’s top designers, specifiers, engineers, architects, consultants and other industry professionals converge to discover all that is ...
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2013-04-19

The leading European LED technology event in the lighting industry presents an extended program for 2013

LED/OLED leading convention-trade show with 45 expert lectures, 5 workshops, 2 tech panels, 1 light art project, 80 exhibitors, 2,000 m² of exhibition space and over 1,000 expected visitors. Dornbirn, April 18th, 2013 -- The LpS light convention-trade show opens its doors for the third year in a row in Bregenz, Austria, together with internationally renowned exhibitors and speakers and leading light industry organizations from around the world (LightingEurope, Zhaga, Assodel, EPIC, ISA, PIDA and LED Light for you). The president of LightingEurope ...
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2013-04-11

Innovative designs and energy-saving lighting products draw attention, the first “Small-Order Zone” to gather orders-2013 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Broadcast II

 The 2013 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) was held by HKTDC at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre for four consecutive days. This grand exposition has gathered more than 1,000 exhibitors from 12 different countries, and it was also the first time for exhibitors from Finland, Greece, India, Macau and the UK to participate in this exposition.  The two new exhibitions at this year’s lighting fair--“Hall of Display World” and “World of Chandeliers” provided buyers with more options and enabled them to find more suitable products and suppliers.
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2013-04-09

A Few Exhibition Highlights from the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring edition 2013) Boardcast I

 One of the great pleasures of attending an exhibition as large as the 2013 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair is discovering exhibitors who are able to separate themselves from the crowd. The 1019 manufacturers who turned up this year come from a total of 12 different countries, specialize in a wide variety of different lighting fields, and promote products that not only fulfill distinct purposes, but also possess unique and memorable attributes.   In no particular order, below are a number of interesting exhibitors and highlights that have made relatively strong impressions throughout the Hong Kong lighting event: ......
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2013-04-02

Five Noteworthy Trends from the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show

The Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) opened on March 26, 2013, and as expected attracted hordes of casual visitors, LED professionals, and international buyers. While a myriad of different lighting items—from the basic component drivers to the colorful, flashy display boards–had been featured, a good portion of the exhibition appeared to be dominated by products utilizing LED technology. Anyone hoping to get a sense of where Taiwan's LED market is currently headed, along with those who simply want to understand more about LED components, designs and applications, should find TILS 2013 to be a particularly worthwhile experience.   While walking through many areas of the lighting exhibition, we had spotted a number of trends that reflect existing as well as developing movements within the LED industry. Below are five particularly noteworthy ones that stood out at TILS 2013:......
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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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