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TILS 2017: When Lighting Plays Smart- VLC & Smart Lighting

19 Apr 1492586242_36693

The 4-day event, Taiwan International Lighting Show 2017, was held from 12th to 15th April at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre. Together with LED Taiwan, the exposition provided a platform, gathering exhibitors and buyers from each sector of the supply chain, for business dialogues, technique exchange, and product showcasing. (more…)

TrendForce Reports Competition from Chinese Brands Lowered Prices of LED Light Bulbs in the U.S. and Europe During March

11 Apr shutterstock_414040072-624x450

Prices of LED replacement light bulbs continued to fall this March, according to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Compared with February, the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs dropped 3.6% to US$6.6, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products had a smaller decline of 0.9% and came to US$8.1. (more…)

TrendForce Says Potential Scale of Micro-LED Market Could Reach US$30~40 Billion If It Was to Supplant the Current Display Chain

10 Apr 31344849163_f37b8bb155_z-624x416

Following LCD and OLED, micro-LED is now one of the next-generation display technologies that are in the spotlight. Besides companies working in the global display supply chain, major technology brands including Apple and Sony are increasingly involved in the development of micro-LED as they are drawn to its possibilities. Currently, those that are engaged in this field aim to bring down the production cost. The latest research from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, finds that the potential scale of the future micro-LED market – one that would replace the entire current LCD display chain including BLU, polarizer and other components – could reach US$30~40 billion. (more…)

Soraa Lights Up Disruptive MESH Club in Johannesburg

7 Apr ST37587_1a

Located in Rosebank’s trendy Keyes Art Mile, the MESH Club, Africa’s “first curated members club”, is now perfectly illuminated by Soraa’s GaN on GaN™ LED lamps. (more…)

VTRON Brings to Light VLED-II Video Wall

22 Mar 1490172908_98187

VTRON, a chinese LED video display manufacturer under the Wei Chong Group, recently launched the VLED-II video wall, in which VTRON adopted COB (chip-on-board) technology encapsulating LEDs right onto the PCB to result in a smooth surface, reported LIGHTimes Online. (more…)

Spark Develops Unique Laser Light Headphones

22 Mar 1490151790_32834

Originally designed to offer safety for music listeners on a run, Spark Headphones has evolved into a fashionable accessory. (more…)

Xiaomi on Smart Lighting: Connect Yeelight LED Bulbs to Wi-Fi Network For Personal Lighting

21 Mar 1490074460_29742

Xiaomi has made its brand known in the technology industry with a multitude of products for applications over mobile phones and laptops to IoT technology and connected electronics. It would not sound as a surprise at all now Xiaomi launches its smart lighting products–Yeelight LED bulbs. In terms of personal wireless LED lighting, Xiaomi claims Yeelight LED bulb offers same quality as that of Philips Hue with more competitive CPI. The light is priced at USD 20 and is even available at discount prices on online shops such as GearBest. (more…)

Smart and Aesthetic: Smart City Project to Promote Efficient Power Use in Chandigarh

17 Mar 1489567833_59027

Chandigarh, a city in North India where one can associate modernization, beauty, and happiness with, have always been very famous in travel books for its architecture and urban design, especially the Open Hand Monument, the emblem of the city symbolizing peace and prosperity. (more…)

Phecda Technology’s LED PSS Revenue Could Double With the Start of Nanchang Plant Production

15 Mar 1489479759_98290

After its average selling price (ASP) dropped by 25% in 2016, Phecda Technology, specializing in LED patterned sapphire substrates (PSS) manufacturing, could possibly experience a turnaround this year. (more…)

Prices of LED Light Bulbs Fell in February as a Wave of Economically Priced LED Filament Bulbs Arrived in Europe and the U.S., Says TrendForce

11 Mar 14769042834_6af8f2995b_z-624x351

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED replacement light bulbs came to US$6.8 this February, down 0.6% from the prior month. As for 60-watt equivalent counterparts, their global ASP in the same month stood at US$8.2, dropping 2.1% from January. (more…)