Much attention is being paid to the possibility that Apple will adopt flexible screens on its future iPhone models, as major Korean display manufacturers are seeking to persuade the U.S.-based global IT giant to do it.
MagnaChip Semiconductor now offers a new 0.18-micron Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS (BCD) 100V high voltage process. This new process features operability up to 100V for various applications that include DC-DC converters, Power-over-Ethernet, LED drivers, motor drivers, audio amps and PMICs.
French shoppers have become the first to experience a new LED lighting system that sends special offers and location data to their smartphones.
The future is bright on the streets of New York. For Jolanta Benal and her neighbors in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, it is far too bright.
According to LG Chem , OLED is the best artificial lighting format in existence today - but before embracing it, the market is going to need a lot of persuasion.
Toronto's OTI Lumionics claims it has developed a new formula for making the dream finally real.
The Netherlands-based firm is already in discussions with several potential buyers.
Energy-efficient LED light bulbs are rapidly replacing their energy-inefficient incandescent cousins, helped in no small part by government regulations.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd has agreed to sell its LED lighting unit to local firm Epistar Corp, a Taiwan Stock Exchange official said on Friday, citing regulatory filings.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scheme for LED bulb distribution under domestic efficient lighting programme (DELP) in Delhi.
BMW hints that a new concept car it will unveil during CES 2015 in Las Vegas will make use of computer-controlled laser headlights and organic LED tail lights.
Our Earth environment is seeing some significant effects of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions on our climate and the world is not doing enough to slow this effect down.
While OLED technology is increasingly being applied to things like electronic gadget displays and TVs, it can also serve as an efficient and aesthetically-pleasing form of lighting.
On a busy road in the center of town here, a string of green lights embedded in the bike path - the "Green Wave" - flashes on, helping cyclists avoid red traffic lights.
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Cardiff based LED lighting manufacturer Sedna Lighting has been supplying lighting to retailers for years but has noticed a recent surge in demand - echoed by many big names leading the way with lighting upgrades in their flagship stores.
The flat-panel lighting tech is for sale at Home Depot starting at $200, providing a new energy-efficient alternative to LED lights.
Apple and GT Advanced fought to keep key documents related to their sapphire agreement out of the public eye after the latter company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, but earlier this week, a judge ruled that the documents did not contain trade secrets or confidential information, and would thus be largely unsealed.
GT Advanced Technologies has announced a multi-year, US$578 million contract with Apple to supply advanced sapphire material.
To help ensure you're getting a good quality LED bulb, buy one that has the ENERGY STAR label on the box.
LED retrofits are sometimes likened to the "Trojan Horse" of the Internet of things. Because many fixtures are intelligent, they are capable of collecting data that could be used far more broadly than just for lighting applications.
Samsung Electronics said on Monday that it will cease its LED lighting business outside of South Korea, scaling back what was identified as a key growth business just four years ago.
The research groups of Organometallic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis and Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Devices at the Universitat Jaume I, UJI, have developed new organic compounds characterized by a higher modularity, stability and efficiency, which could be applicable in the semiconductors industry for using them in electronics or lighting.
The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs).
GT Advanced Technologies Expects to continue "business as usual" with about US$85 million of cash on the balance sheet and plans to obtain debtor-in-possession financing.
For years, sports stadiums have used metal halide lights to illuminate playing surfaces. But now, arenas are turning to LED lights, which have already made inroads in everything from city street lights to Christmas lights.
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Michael Helander wants to revolutionize commercial lighting and advanced manufacturing - but first, he'd like to sell you this lamp.
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LG Chemical, part of the LG Group and South Korea's largest chemical company, has developed a super-efficient OLED light panel capable of matching the performance of traditional LED offerings currently on the market.
IKEA has invested in a Scottish company that specialises in energy efficient LED lighting technologies.
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Eyeing the US$5.6 billion indoor lighting business, the Organic Light-emitting Diode Lighting Commercialization Alliance (OLCA) was recently established with a view to facilitating OLED industry development in Taiwan.
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Philips mentioned that it will explore strategic options to attract capital from third-party investors for the business. It stated as well that it intends to maintain a minority interest in Cree.
Philips said Monday it is seeking investors for its Lumileds and automotive lighting business, which it plans to turn into a stand-alone company within the main group.
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A parliamentary spending watchdog warns today that the government may have handed benefits to corporate power providers at the expense of consumers by awarding £16.6bn of renewable energy contracts without putting them out to competitive tender.
With a price war underway, the Chinese are taking share from top players in the United States, Europe and Japan, the industry pioneers that made crucial technological breakthroughs, and from Taiwan and South Korea, previously the leaders in low-priced LEDs.
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The tail lights on most existing cars leave a lot to be desired: they're big, power-hungry and need reflectors to be visible from all angles.
Philips on Friday announced three new products hue wireless lighting ecosystem, including 3D-printed art-like luminaires, dimmable white-only hue lux bulbs and a unique battery-free wireless light switch called the hue tap.
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth claims that Apple has acquired a large supply of sapphire displays, possibly alluding to displays with sapphire material that would be used on a future Apple iPhone.
Chipmaker Microchip Technology said it would buy Supertex for US$394 million in cash to bolster its business that supplies to the medical, LED lighting, industrial and telecommunication industries.
Lights are no longer just for lighting.
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Here's a bulb you might think about licking rather than lighting. Philips's cut the weight of its new SlimStyle lamp down to about three ounces by eliminating the heat sink found in most other LED lamps.
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Visitors to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer will find a city transformed by the £0.5bn poured into new sporting venues and beefing up the city's infrastructure.