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Ledison Shares Outlooks on LED Filament Market

19 Sep

LED filaments have been gaining popularity as its technology progressed. More new manufacturing equipment is introduced and the market keeps scaling up. A growing number of distributors and end-consumers show interest to want to know more about LED filament. (more…)

IQE Extends Production of 6-inch VCSEL with Multiple AIX 2800G4-TM Systems from AIXTRON

18 Sep

AIXTRON SE, a worldwide provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, received a multiple MOCVD system order from IQE plc, the British supplier of advanced wafer products and wafer services to the semiconductor industry. (more…)

Micro LED, VCSEL to Lift Epistar Growth from 2018

11 Sep

Taiwan-based LED chip giant Epistar’s revenue in August stood at NTD 2.332 billion (USD 77.59 million), with a rise of 3.7% MoM (5.3% YoY). It has hit a new high in the past 28 months. The company explained the fully-utilized capacity for blue LED manufacturing and the AlInGaP demand driver from the horticultural lighting market accounted for the growth, despite an overall slide of 0.3% YoY in the consolidated revenue of 2017 (accumulated until the end of August). (more…)

Price Trend of LED Light Bulbs Showed Just a Slight Dip in August as Popularity of LED Filament Bulbs Has Spread to Asia, TrendForce Reports

11 Sep

Prices of LED light bulbs showed a slight decline this August, according to the latest reporting from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Compared with July, the global ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 1.1% to US$6.4, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs dropped by 1.5% to US$7.7. (more…)

Docomo to Commercialize World’s First Spherical LED Drone Display

7 Sep

Docomo, Japan’s largest telecommunication company with its name meaning in Japanese ‘Anywhere (can be connected)’, developed the world’s first spherical drone equipped with LED strips that can display images using the afterimage effect when in air. (more…)

Osram Joins BACnet International As a Step Forward to Building Automation

7 Sep

The BACnet community announced yesterday that Osram has lately become the newest company to join BACnet International as a Silver member. The involvement of the lighting manufacturer marks a tighter bond between advanced smart lighting and BACnet protocol. It is possible in the future to see Osram’s products being able to communicate with more building automation devices smarter through BACnet’s systems. (more…)

Micro LED Market Value Expected to Skyrocket 654%

7 Sep

Japan-based Yano Research Institute issued on 4th September a research report projecting the market value of Micro LED in 2017 to be USD 7 million following Sony’s launch of CLEDIS display that features Micro LED technology. The market is slowly shaping up.  (more…)

[Exclusive] The Lowdown on VueReal after Its Debut of Micro LED Display

25 Aug

Earlier in May, the world’s highest PPI emissive Micro LED display was announced. The whole industry was left baffled with knowing that it came out from a young Canadian startup- VueReal. When other companies- some of them are major in other application sectors-are still moping over poor yields and technological difficulties during Micro LED’s manufacturing processes, the launch already spoke for the company’s competency. (more…)

TrendForce Says Prices of LED Light Bulbs Fell in July but Demand for LED Filament Lamps Remained Hot in Europe

7 Aug

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales prices (ASP) of LED light bulbs fell in July compared with the prior month. The global ASP of 40-watt equivalent products dropped by 0.9% to US$6.5, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products dropped by 2.8% to US$7.8. (more…)

Two New LED Displays Light Up Norfolk’s Revitalized Waterside District

7 Aug

Sansi North America (SNA) Displays, a leading manufacturer of custom LED display and lighting solutions, provided two S|Video™ LED displays for Norfolk’s revitalized Waterside District. (more…)