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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…)

Macroblock Pioneers Driver IC Technology for Micro LED, Fine Pitch Display, and Interactive AR Applications

4 Aug

Organized at the Langham, Shenzhen, on 19th July, Macroblock LED Display Conference 2017, gathering makers of displays and LED light sources worldwide, ended on a high note as it always did for the past 12 years. (more…)

Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program Signs 100 New Licensees to Reach 800 Members

31 Jul

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced that it has signed up its 800th member for its EnabLED Licensing Program for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs. (more…)

14 Expansion Plans in China’s LED Industry 1H17 Part I

28 Jul

1H17 has been a hectic time for the LED industry, especially for Chinese up- and midstream manufacturers. The recouping demand lightened up the market sentiment and many A-list companies reported their large investments which LEDinside would like to share with you here.

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Osram Opts for Germany for Its High-tech Strategy

28 Jul

Osram continues its transformation by establishing state-of-the-art technology at its German sites, based on the key points set out in the ‘Zukunftskonzept OSRAM’ (“Future Concept OSRAM”) agreed to by the company and the employee representatives. (more…)

Can Chinese LED Makers Change Rules of Patent Market in the Post Oligopoly Era?

25 Jul

For a long time, Nichia, Osram Opto., Cree, Toyota Gosei and Lumileds have jointly shaped an enormous and powerful patent shield with cross-license agreements within the world LED industry and the five lighting goliaths have been charging, more or less, whoever tried to sell LED products abroad. However, as those patents are about to expire, Taiwan- and Korea-based Companies rise with their new patents and the expansion of Chinese businesses is posing threats, the industry is slowly transitioning away from the old oligopoly. (more…)

TrendForce Says ‘Micro LED-Like’ Products Will Be Available in 2018; Breakthroughs in Mass Transfer Have Yet to Materialize

24 Jul

A major bottleneck in the commercialization of Micro LED displays is the mass transfer of micron-size LEDs to a display backplane. Research by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reveals that many companies across industries worldwide have entered the Micro LED market and are in a race to develop methods for the mass transfer process. (more…)