2011-03-30

Taiwan International Lighting Show 2011- I: Chip Makers

Taiwan International Lighting Show 2011- I: Chip Makers 90% of the booths at this year’s Taiwan International Lighting Show are LED-related, including LED chip makers, LED package makers, package material manufacturers and lighting vendors. Besides, LED packaging system manufacturers attend the exhibition as well. Furthermore, HGD lights and promise lights are also exhibited.  Taiwan International Lighting Show 2011- I: Chip Makers   Epistar’s HV LED solution for 800 / 1100 lm bulb replacement.
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2011-03-30

Lighting Fair 2011 Series (IV) – Review of South Korean Manufacturers

Among all the booths of South Korean manufacturers, Seoul Semiconductor and Maltani’s booths were the biggest.
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2011-03-30

Lighting Fair 2011 Series (III) – Review of Taiwanese Manufacturers

The scale of Taiwanese manufacturers’ exhibitions was small in this year’s Lighting Fair, which were mostly LED components, LED light bulbs and LED PAR lights; some manufacturers also exhibited new LED tubes.
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2011-03-28

Report on Lighting Fair 2011 – LED Light Bulbs

After the announcement of American Energy Star’s LED light bulb criteria, more and more LED light bulbs manufacturers shift their focus from luminous efficacy to luminous quality, with increasing emphasis placed on beam angle of LED light bulbs.
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2011-03-16

Lighting Fair 2011 Series (II) – Review of Japanese Manufacturers

According to LEDinside's investigation, Japanese manufacturers are categorized into the following types: lighting manufacturers, LED packaging manufacturers, LED materials manufacturers and new entrants, including major manufacturers such as Panasonic, Toshiba and Hitachi. The main focus of Japanese manufacturers is on the indoor lighting and the commercial lighting areas.
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2011-03-11

Lighting Fair 2011 Series (I) – A Tour of Lighting Fair 2011

Lighting Fair 2011 Series (I) – A Tour of Lighting Fair 2011   The 10th Japan Lighting Fair 2011, which is held every two years, commences at Tokyo Big Sight International Exhibition Center. Due to an increase in the number of participating LED companies, LED-related booths are separated from architecture and construction materials section and constitute an independent section this year.
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2010-11-11

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)”-LED Light Bulbs and Lighting Fixtures

LED Light Bulbs and Lighting Fixtures In exhibition, we can see LED light bulbs and light bars displays everywhere. no mat-ter how professional LED package manufacturers, traditional light bulb vendor or LED lighting new entrants are almost display this kind of product to provide a variety of plugs, brightness specification and watts, CRI and color temperature to meet cus-tomer needs.
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2010-11-11

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)”-LED Component

LED Encapsulated Components LED package manufacturers comprise of Cree, Nichia, Citizen, Seoul Semiconductor, Everlight, etc. have developed improving products with increasing LED luminous efficacy and colour ren-dering index. Among LED package manufacturers, Citizen lately has launched indoor lighting with 26W and 41W LED, 3000-5000K color temperature, 2800-4390 lm of luminous flux.   26W Product/ Citizen 1
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2010-11-11

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)”-Opening

The 12th “HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)” was held on 27-30 October 2010.The lighting exhibition has divided into several areas, which includes LED lighting, eco-friendly lighting, indoor lighting, outdoor lighting, business lighting and lighting accessories and components.
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2010-11-02

LEDforum Taipei 2010 Day 1 : LED vendors have an optimistic outlook towards the future

LEDforum 2010 is a two-day event organized by LEDinside and the Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute. The agenda for the first day covers on LED components and equipment trends. Focusing on the future direction of LED industry, LEDforum is an advanced conference to grasp new market trend and future opportunities. George Craford, SSL Fellow, Philips Lumileds
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2010-06-15

LEDforum China 2010: analyzing future challenges in the LED industry

LEDforum China 2010, held by research institution LEDinside, debuted today. World-class speakers are invited to share professional points of view, analyze trends and challenges of the LED industry, and introduce the latest lighting technology. Over 1000 participants from the industry, government, and academia circles have all gathered at the forum.
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2010-05-04

LED MOCVD Equipment Maker Veeco holds User Meeting in Taiwan

Veeco held the 2010 User Meeting in Hsinchu, Taiwan, inviting Taiwan-based LED epitaxy manufacturers to share their experience in product usage and hold discussions about the new product.
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2010-04-28

Lighting Japan 2010 Show Report 2 — The Scale of Lighting Japan to Double in 2011

Lighting Japan 2010 was successfully concluded on April 16th, 2010. As its invited guest, LEDinside had the opportunity to visit Takeshi Tanaka, the executive director of Reed Exhibitions Ltd which hosted Lighting Japan, to learn more about the uniqueness of the exhibition.  Lighting Japan 2010
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2010-04-28

Lighting Japan 2010 Show Report I —Ingenious Designs at Full Play using Characteristics of LED Light Sources

At Lighting Japan 2010, in addition to the LED lighting products which can replace various conventional indoor or outdoor light sources in terms of brightness specification, other special applications were also showcased, such as products designed to meet different needs using the wavelength characteristics of LED light sources for applications in plant nursery (agricultural industry), fishing industry, livestock breeding industry, and medical cosmetic industry.   Plant nursery
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2009-12-22

New Energy Policies World-wide Promote the Development of LED Lighting Industry – LEDforum 2009 Report (10)

Faced with issues such as energy shortage and global warming, governments across the globe have implemented various incentives and subsidies for energy-saving products. At the LEDforum 2009 Panel Discussion, LED industry heavyweights shared their points of view on the competition and development in the industry. The panel discussion “New energy policies world-wide promote the development of LED lighting industry”, was hosted Dr Yi-Jen Chan, Vice President & EOL General Director, ITRI. Panelists include (from left to right, in the photo below):
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2009-12-11

Epistar: Lighting Class Warm White LED with High CRI and High Lighting Efficiency Already Been Achieved — LEDforum 2009 Report (8)

Boosting advantages such as high efficiency and long lifespan, LEDs are playing an increasingly important role in today’s lighting industry. In the future, with the  packaging and chip technologies keep evolving, the production cost of LEDs will be lowered and the luminous efficiency enhanced, which will help the new light source find its place in even wider applications, said Huang Zhaonian, the Vice President of Taiwan’s Epistar Corporation, at the LEDforum 2009.
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2009-12-11

Everlight: China’s LED Streetlight Market Will Grow by 15-20% Annually — LEDforum 2009 Report (7)

The total value of global LED lighting industry has declined by 14% to US$ 2.14 billion in 2009 under the influence of global economic downturn; however, with the energy saving policies being released by governments around the world and “green” topics gaining increasing concern, this market will rapid pick up from 2010, and is estimated to reach US$5.27billion in value by 2012, Stephan Greiner, Vice President of Everlight Electronics’ global business group said on Nov. 24th at the LEDforum 2009.
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2009-12-11

LED Application in Lighting and Backlighting Boosts Growth of LED Industry – LEDforum 2009 Report (9)

At LEDforum 2009, which took place on November 25, 2009, LEDinside Research Director Roger Chu proposed his viewpoint on the LED industry trend in 2010. He pointed out that high brightness LEDs, used in large-size backlights and lightings, will be the key growth driver of the LED market – with compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of large-size backlight reaching 73%, and that of lighting market up by approximately 32%.
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2009-12-08

Osram: The Regulation on Daytime Running Light (DRL) in Europe to Bring Immense Growth Opportunities for LED Automobile Lighting Applications — LEDforum 2009 Report (5)

To increase road safety, the European Commission has recently proposed the regulation on Daytime Running Light (DRL) for all new motor vehicles. The regulation, which is planned to go into effect from 2011, could bring immense growth opportunity for the market of LEDs for automotive lighting applications, said Huang Ziyuan, marketing manager of Osram’s Asia-Pacific Area at the LEDforum 2009.
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2009-12-08

Cree: Publication of SSL Criteria Will Boost the Growth of LED Industry — LEDforum 2009 Report (4)

The publication of relevant criteria for LED lighting will be of vital importance for the development of LED industry, said Lee Soo Ghee, Cree’s Vice President / General Manager Asia Pacific, at the LEDforum 2009. With the criteria set up, the quality of LED lighting will get controlled and standardized, which is expected to accelerate the promotion of LED lighting as well as more quickly realize the substantial drop in cost of energy saving, he said.
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2009-12-04

China Solid State Lighting Alliance: Strengthen Cross-Strait Cooperation to Achieve New Development Opportunities - LEDforum2009 Report (3)

On Nov, 25th at the LEDforum 2009, Dr. Ruan Jun, Deputy Secretary General of China Solid State Lighting Alliance, made a speech on the cross-strait industrial cooperation between mainland China and Taiwan. Under the principle of establishing mutual trust, seeking common grounds and creating a win-win situation, the two sides will work together to establish a characteristic mechanism of cooperation in both technology and industry of Solid State Lighting (SSL).
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2009-12-02

WitsView: LED-backlit Monitors Will Be Fully Fledged in 2011 - LEDforum 2009 Report (2)

At the LEDforum 2009, Eric Chou, Optoelectronics BU Manager of WitsView, gave the attendees his insight into the LED backlight module section. With energy saving and slim design being the most emphasized features in laptop design, Chou estimates the penetration rate of LED backlight in large-size laptops will continue surging and reach 80% in 2011.
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2009-12-02

Amtran: Integration in Supply Chain Could Accelerate the Popularity of LED-Backlit TVs - LEDforum 2009 Report (1)

At the LEDforum 2009, AmTRAN Chairman & CEO Alpha Wu pointed out that LED-backlit LCD TVs, which boast many advantages such as low energy consumption, high image quality and slim profile, is gradually becoming the design trend of LCD TVs. Optimistic about the LED-backlit TV market in 2010, AmTRAN projects the market penetration rate of such TVs will substantially grow to 20%.
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2009-11-18

Hong Kong Lighting Fair 2009: US and Europe Leading Brands

Participants and showcased products at this fair are more than last year. The global LED leading makers aimed not only at lighting components but also aggressively tapping into lamp assembly products. They outperformed from 2nd-tier brands by products with higher price along with creative design and high quality.
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2009-11-18

Hong Kong Lighting Fair 2009: Japan and Korea Leading Brands

LEDinside took a close eye on LED component suppliers of Japan and Korea leading brands at this fair. Nichia
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2009-06-30

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009 — Chinese Manufacturers

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009 — Chinese Manufacturers GVO Golden Valley Optoelectronics Co., Ltd (GVO) is a Sino-US joint venture based in Hebei, China. At the exhibition this year, the company showcased its multiaspect LED bulb which was awarded first prize in the illuminants category of China’s Electrical Lighting Product Prize.
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2009-06-30

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009: South Korean Wave

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009: South Korean Wave Seoul Semiconductor In addition to high-power LEDs, Seoul Semiconductor introduced its new AC LED-related products at the exhibition.
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2009-06-30

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009 — Taiwanese Manufacturers

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2009 — Taiwanese Manufacturers Everlight As Taiwan’s largest LED packager, Everlight certainly did not miss the event this year. Apart from LED components, the company also exhibited its LED lights for indoor and outdoor use. Shanghai Yaguang Lighting Co, Everlight’s China-based partner, also attended the event. As a result, the same LED lights could be seen in two exhibition halls.
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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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