2017-02-07

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Enhance More Business Opportunities for Industry to Shine

The 9th edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) will be staged from 6 to 9 April 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Around 1,300 exhibitors are expected to join the fair, offering global buyers a one-stop sourcing platform for all finished products, parts and components.
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2017-02-02

Colorful new light installation by Liz West with luminaires

LED Linear luminaires normally fascinate due to their formal reductionism but they make it also possible to form completely new design elements. Liz West worked with our luminaires and created a colorful light installation which was recently revealed.
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2017-01-18

Nepcon Japan 2017 Starts: Light Tech EXPO Focuses On New Applications of Light Sources and UV LED

Nepcon Japan 2017, dashingly large and vibrant, hosted expositions regarding diverse technology of up to 15 fields that are intertwined with one another. Considered as the biggest trade show ever hosted, it invited 2,270 manufacturers, both international and local Japanese companies, for the showcase of R&D and electronics manufacturing technologies. Apart from Nepcon Japan 2017, the longest-running main show consisting of 6 expositions, LED/OLED Lighting Technology Expo –Light-Tech–, WEARABLE Expo, RoboDEX Expo and Smart Automotive Factory Expo are also the highlights of this year. The AUTOMOTIVE WORLD covers the most-discussed automotive technologies, including car electronics, EV/HEV/FCV technology, connected car technology, lightweight techniques, and processing. 
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2016-10-18

Vietnam’s LED Lighting Market to Reach US$348 Million in 2016 as Domestic Demand Takes Off, Says LEDinside

As the global LED lighting markets experiences slowing growth, LED and LED lighting companies have quickly expanded into the emerging markets where new blue ocean opportunities could be found. The latest analysis by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, finds that Vietnam’s LED lighting market is projected to reach US$348 million in 2016, up 28% from US$271 million in 2015. The steady growth of the Vietnamese market has caught the attention of LED lighting companies worldwide.
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2016-09-07

Energy Focus, Inc. Dimmable LED Honored in FEMP Call for Innovation

“Network Ready” forward-compatible TLED enables lighting controls and minimizes total cost of LED lighting retrofit
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2016-09-02

GE Lighting Exits Asian Market to Ensure Its Survival, LEDinside Reports

GE Lighting’s decision to leave the Asian lighting market has sent another shock wave within the global lighting industry. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, pointed out that less than 10% of GE Lighting’s total lighting revenue comes from China. Other markets in Asia also make up a very small percentage. At the same time, pricing and brand competition in the region has intensified. By withdrawing from this region and reinforcing its presence in North America, GE Lighting has also shown that the industry’s thinking has shifted from expanding channel network and market share to maintaining profitability and one’s survival.
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2016-08-04

LEDinside: Analysis of Product, Channel and Entering Strategies in the India Lighting Market

India’s lighting sector has enjoyed accelerated development recently. The scale of the country’s LED lighting market in particular is projected to expand 47.1% year on year in 2016 to US$1.14 billion, according to the 2016 Indian Lighting Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The government of India intends to turn itself into hub of lighting products across East Asia and countries along the coast. International firms include Osram and Toshiba have taken India as their manufacturing base of global market. India’s domestic and foreign LED lighting demands are both high. It’s expected that the market will see explosive growth over the next two to three years. By 2020, the Indian LED lighting market is forecast to grow to US$1.715 billion. In the current LED industry, although China market is a big cake, developing new markets is still necessary, due to overcapacity and price competition. As a market with great potential, India attracts international enterprise to take it as the next manufacturing base. Aside from low tariff policies based on the Preferred Market Access Policy, other advantages of Indian market also attract investors.   The India LED lighting market is still in its early phase, with opportunities include growing internal demand, promotion of Make in India, zero tariff in Indian market, lighting manufacturers see business potential in Indian lighting market. Meanwhile, product specification improvement can be seen in the market. Moreover, diverse and unique market channels, and differences between the environments of each segment in the lighting industry should be considered carefully when entering the market.
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2016-06-20

High-end Commercial LED Lighting Sees Growing Penetration Rate as Market Favors Optimal Light Quality

The ongoing improvement of efficacy, competence of SDCM control and color rendering index in LEDs accelerate high-end commercial lighting market’s development that demands higher light quality. High-end commercial lighting market mainly include museum, galleries and other exhibition lighting applications that primarily use downlights, projectors and reflectors.   LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports in its “High-end commercial and track lighting market” that the market scale of two frequently used luminaires for high-end commercial lighting, namely Downlight and Projectors and Reflectors (Par& Rs.) separately reaches US $1.88 billion and US $1.54 billion in 2016. It’s projected that the market scale of Downlight is to reach US $2.01 billion and Projector and Reflectors at US $1.59 billion in 2017.
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2016-03-07

European Scientists Make Breakthrough in OLED Technology to Achieve Cheaper Lighting and Flexible Solar Cells

In more than three years of work European scientists finally made future lighting technology ready to market. They developed flexible lighting foils that can be produced roll-to-roll – much like newspapers are printed. These devices pave the path towards cheaper solar cells and LED lighting panels. The project named TREASORES was led by Empa scientist Frank Nüesch and combined knowhow from nine companies and six research institutes in five European countries.
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2016-03-04

MacAdam Corporation deliver good quality of light to change the world

MacAdam Corporation Deliver good quality of light to change the world. Quality . Affordable . Personality                 MacAdam Corporation •      Established in 2015. •      Formed by a group of experienced professionals from Semiconductor, LED packing, and lighting fixture industries. •      Focusing on LED special lighting area, such as automotive and industrial lighting. •      Providing design capability from light source to the light module with thermal, optics and driver system. 
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2016-01-07

Lighting Japan 2016 to Unveil Major LED Lighting Trends

One of Japan’s largest lighting exhibitions to be kicked off in 2016, Lighting Japan, will take place on Jan. 13, 2016 this year at Tokyo Big Sight. The show will offer a comprehensive overview of the latest global LED lighting trends in 2016, and new technology developments.
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2015-12-21

The Philippines Updates Lighting and Other Electronic Device Regulations

The Philippines has recently updated its lamp holders and other luminaire standards, according to a DEKRA press release.
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2015-12-09

Osram Semiconductor Production Costs for Lighting Declines

Osram announced by raising the share of semiconductor sales from the global general lighting market could help it reduce the total cost of producing chips for LEDs at its new factory to be opened in Malaysia, reported Bloomberg.
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2015-11-30

LEDinside: LED Market Saturation Driving Manufacturers to Seek Niche Market Applications in 2016

 Light-emitting diode (LED) manufacturers had an especially tough year in 2015. “Despite rising LED lighting market demand and the large scale replacement of traditional lighting products, the oversupply situation has caused the average LED sales prices (ASPs) to plunge 30% to 40% year on year,” said Roger Chu, research director for LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. “Growing number of manufacturers have incurred heavy losses and exiting the market.”
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2015-11-11

LEDinside:LED Lighting Market to Reach US$30.5 Billion in 2016 and Professional Lighting Markets to See Explosive Growth

The scale of the LED lighting market is growing steadily, according to 2016 Global LED Lighting Market Trends Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. LEDinside estimates that the scale of the LED lighting market will reach US$25.7 billion in 2015 and expand to US$30.5 billion in 2016. The penetration rate of LED lighting is also projected to climb from 31% in 2015 to 36% in 2016.   Joanne Wu, LEDinside assistant research manager, stated that sharp price declines have severely impacted the margins of replacement products such as LED light bulbs and light tubes. Consequently, lighting companies begin to shift their focus to professional lighting markets and hope that increases in government spending, especially in new public projects, will create new opportunities. Sectors with tremendous growth potentials include industrial lighting, commercial lighting and architectural lighting.
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2015-11-03

4Q15 Silver+ Member Report

2016 Lighting LED and Lighting Market v.s. 2016 LED Backlight Market Trend
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2015-06-23

Everlight Exhibits New Lighting and Backlight Products at LED EXPO KOREA 2015

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will exhibit the complete range of LED products like lighting, backlight, flash, signage and infrared LED at the LED EXPO KOREA 2015, including new products in this quarter. EVERLIGHT expects to meet one-stop demand for our customers based on the complete product combination.
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2015-06-17

Pixelligent Closes US$3.4M in Funding

Pixelligent Technologies, producer of PixClear®, the leading producer of nanocrystal dispersions for demanding applications in LED lighting, OLED Lighting, and Optical Coatings and Films markets, announced today that it closed US $3.4 million in new funding. The funds will be used to support accelerating customer growth throughout the world and to increase its manufacturing capacity to 40+ tons per year starting in 2016.
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2015-06-09

GE Research: UK Public Sector Risks Locking-In Outdated Technology

Embracing new technology- New research by GE Lighting and the Carbon Trust finds that most UK public bodies have begun to adopt intelligent technologies, in order to drive social, economic and environmental benefits within their estates.
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2015-04-30

Everlight to Exhibit LED Products for Lighting and Automotive Applications at LIGHTFAIR 2015

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, will be demonstrating its comprehensive portfolio of LED components for lighting and automotive applications at LIGHTFAIR International, May 5-7, at Booth #1329. Highlights at the EVERLIGHT Booth #1329 include the High Efficiency LED EAHE 5630 (0.2W) and the Ultra Warm White LED EAHP 3030 (1.0W) and color choice LED solutions for general lighting as well as existing popular packages available in all colors for horticulture lighting.
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2015-03-12

Changing Lighting Market Urges Osram Licht to Direct Focus To Service and Maintenance Business

As the lighting industry transits from traditional light sources to LEDs, Osram Licht, the world’s second largest lighting company, has responded by shifting its focus on service and maintenance business to maintain steady revenue growth, according to a recent Bloomberg report.
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2015-01-13

NEUTEX LED Lighting Announces Major Expansion

NEUTEX LED Lighting has recently announced a major expansion to its corporate, manufacturing and warehouse headquarters based in Houston, TX. After three months of planning and design, the NEUTEX LED expansion project is near breaking ground.
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2015-01-06

Osram Sylvania Releases Next Generation Encelium Polaris 3D Software

North American lighting leader Osram Sylvania has released the latest version of its flagship ENCELIUM® lighting management software – Polaris 3D®. ENCELIUM by Osram is a scalable lighting control system that enables owners to elevate the cost effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse. Developed in North America and accessible anytime, anywhere via an Internet connection, the Polaris 3D software is the core element of the ENCELIUM system that facilitates the commissioning, usage and data analysis of the lighting installation. 
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2014-12-31

Solid Apollo LED Introduces Smartphone and Tablet LED Lighting Controller

The LEDWizard controller brings amazing lighting control right to any smartphone or tablet device and is perfect for controlling the lights in different rooms, and even on indoors and outdoor lighting systems without the hassle of requiring more remotes
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2014-12-26

UNESCO Launches the International Year of Light 2015

Many people don't know that there’s more to scientist Isaac Newton than a certain apple falling from a tree. Holding a prism of glass in the path of sunlight, he showed that white light is actually made up of seven different colors – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Color comes from light – in fact, color is light.
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2014-12-18

Philips Lighting Leaves Behind Product Sales Model

Founded in 1891, the Dutch electronics conglomerate was once coined “the King of Home Appliances” and was once the “European giant” in the TV sector. Yet, the company’s gradual business transition has resulted in its shift towards health and lighting businesses.
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2014-12-11

PECO Helps Customers Keep Holidays Happy and Bright

The holiday season is upon us, bringing decorations, festivities and holiday cheer! PECO offers the following tips and suggestions to get in the holiday spirit while staying safe.
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2014-12-08

Lextar Reports Slight Dip in November Revenue

Taiwanese LED manufacturer Lextar’s recently announced revenue last month was slightly down, due to the slack season in 4Q14.
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2014-12-08

ITRI Announces Technology Transfer to FlexUP Technologies

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced today the successful transfer of FlexUP™ technology to FlexUP Technologies Corp. By providing flexible substrate material, this new startup aims at satisfying the growing demand and emerging opportunities in the flexible display market for smart handheld devices, wrist worn devices and flexible medical sensors.
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2014-12-01

How Philips helps patients to relax during MRI scans

Royal Philips today announced the launch of the Ambient Experience patient in-bore solution designed to reduce patient anxiety and movement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. The patient in-bore solution is the latest innovation in Philips' successful Ambient Experience portfolio, which integrates dynamic lighting, projection, sound, spatial design and workflow improvements to enable hospitals to create engaging, comfortable patient environments. To date, Philips has installed 750 Ambient Experience solutions globally.
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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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