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China market: LED outdoor lighting valued at CNY14.7 billion in 2014

Mar 3, 12:19

LED outdoor lighting, mainly LED street lamps and LED tunnel lamps, installed in China in 2014 had an estimated total market value of CNY14.7 billion (US$2.39 billion), growing on...

China LED chip production value in 2014 estimated at CNY12.0 billion, says GLII

Mar 3, 12:16

LED chip makers in China generated total production value of an estimated CNY12.0 billion (US$1.95 billion) in 2014, hiking on year by 43%, according to China-based research organization...

Lextar Electronics to expand LED epitaxial wafer capacity

Mar 2, 21:04

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics, in view of fast growing demand for LED lighting, will expand its monthly LED epitaxial wafer...

Everlight Electronics reportedly to merge with Edison Opto

Mar 2, 14:50

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, in order to quickly expand LED packaging capacity to compete with China-based fellow providers, plans to merge with Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2015 valued at nearly US$30 billion

Feb 25, 15:14

The global LED lighting market value in 2015 is estimated at US$29.908 billion, increasing on year by 24.8% and accounting for 27.2% of the 2015 global market value for all lighting...

LED demand rebounds early in 1Q15

Feb 16, 18:47

Due to strong demand for LED backlighting in smartphones and LED lighting, global demand for LED chips has rebounded in the first quarter of 2015, earlier than previously as the first...

Unity Opto Technology hikes 2015 LED light bulb shipment target, says report

Newswatch - Feb 13, 10:41

LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology has upward adjusted target shipments of LED light bulbs for 2015 from 40 million to 50-60 million units, according to a Chinese-language...

LED lighting shipments for commercial buildings to total 10.7 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Feb 9, 15:23

As new LED products have reached the market in the last few years, the technology has become increasingly competitive with the fluorescent lighting typically used in commercial applications...

Top Hi-Tech, Nan Ya Photonics obtain UL certification for explosion-proof LED lighting

Feb 6, 14:56

LED lighting vendor Top Hi-Tech and its partnering maker Nan Ya Photonics have obtained certification from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for explosion-proof LED lighting products,...

Lextar expects 2015 LED lighting revenue proportion to rise to 30-40%

Feb 6, 10:48

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics expects the revenue proportion for LED lighting products in 2015 to rise to 30-40%, approximately double the level in 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: 7W LED bulb pricing down in China market in January, 9W up

Feb 4, 19:17

January average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 6.4% on month to CNY33.4 (US$5.4), while prices for 9W models...

Everlight to shift LED lighting focus from indoor applications to outdoor and commercial, says chairman

Jan 30, 10:14

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, in view of the high risk of inventory value depreciation due to quick changes in LED lighting prices, will gradually shift the...

Everlight Electronics chairman Robert Yeh

Smart LED lighting expected to see fast growing demand in 3-4 years, says Philips Taiwan head

Jan 29, 19:49

Demand for smart LED lighting solutions, LED lights controlled by smartphones or tablets through wireless Internet connections, will see a rapid growth in demand in three to four...

Digitimes Research: LG Chem showcases highest lumen-price ratio OLED lighting panel at Lighting Japan 2015

Jan 28, 10:59

LG Chem exhibited a 320x320mm OLED lighting panel at the Lighting Japan 2015 taking place during January 14-16, with the panel having the highest lumen-price ratio of 5lm/US$ among...

Demand for fine-pitch LED display panels growing, but prices will fall, say Taiwan makers

Jan 27, 21:42

Global demand for fine-pitch LED display panels grew on year by 70% in 2014 and is estimated to hike at a CAGR of 110% during 2014-2018, but prices are expected to drop in 2015 due...

AOT expects 2015 LED lighting revenue proportion to double on year

Jan 26, 23:27

Taiwan-based SMD LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronics Technology (AOT) will actively promote sales of SMD LED packaging for lighting applications and expects the...

Two China LED packagers obtain licensing of white LED patents from Toyoda Gosei

Jan 19, 21:42

China-based LED packaging service providers Shenzhen Refond Optoelectronics and Shenzhen Jufei Optoelectronics have signed with Japan-based Toyoda Gosei for license use of the latter's...

Taiwan market: LED light bulb penetration reaches 50% in 2014, says Philips executive

Jan 16, 14:48

In the Taiwan market, LED light bulbs accounted for 50% of all types of light bulbs in 2014 and the penetration rate is likely to rise to 60% in 2015, according to Philips Taiwan...

Philips new LED light bulb models

Installed base of smart street lights to reach 40 million by 2019, says ABI Research

Jan 15, 23:11

The installed base for 'smart' street light luminaires is set to grow rapidly, with network controlled nodes set to rise from two million at present to 40 million by 2019, finds ABI...

SemiLEDs reports fiscal 1Q15 results

Jan 15, 15:42

SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, ending November 30, 2014.

LED industry faces pivotal year in 2015, says IHS

Jan 14, 23:19

The coming year could be pivotal for the global LED industry, given the growing market share of Chinese LED companies throughout the value chain. In order to compete with international...

Digitimes Research: TSMC SSL merger to enhance Epistar in the LED market

Jan 14, 23:15

Epistar has invested NT$825 million (US$25.94 million) to merge with TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL), helping to enhance Epistar's capability in the lighting industry. Before the...

Cree sues Unity Opto for alleged patent infringement

Jan 14, 11:42

US-based LED lighting vendor Cree has filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin a charge against Taiwan-based...

Shipments of lighting controls for residential applications to total 1.1 billion through 2023, says Navigant

Jan 12, 15:28

The market for residential energy efficient lighting is in the midst of a transformation, particularly as prices for LEDs decrease and new lighting technologies emerge. Many residential...

Epistar to own 94% of TSMC SSL

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 11:06

Epistar and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have both announced that their boards of directors have approved a transaction of TSMC Solid State Lighting (TSMC SSL)...

Lite-On Technology sees mild growth in December revenues

Jan 9, 10:47

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.436 billion (US$644 million) for December, the highest monthly level since August 2014 with growth of 2.25%...

Everlight dismisses reports about Philips orders

Jan 8, 21:45

Everlight Electronics has come forward to note that various press articles which have presumed the company has received a great amount of orders from Philips Lighting Company since...

Digitimes Research: December 7W, 9W LED bulb prices sequentially down in China market

Jan 8, 21:44

December average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased by 8.7% on month to CNY35.7 (US$5.8), while that for 9W models...

Unity Opto expected to ship 30-40 million LED light bulbs in 2015

Jan 6, 22:16

LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology has seen booming orders for LED lighting from the US and Europe with shipments scheduled through March 2015, the company said...

Global LED backlighting production value to fall 10% in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jan 6, 11:53

Global LED backlighting production value will drop about 10% in 2015 as production value for TV and tablet applications continue to fall, according to Taiwan-based LED makers.

Everlight aims at 50% growth in 2015 LED lighting revenues

Jan 5, 11:18

Everlight Electronics aims to turn its LED lighting business from losses to profits in 2015 with an on-year growth of 50% in revenues, according to the company.

China-based LED packagers expanding capacities

Dec 30, 22:25

In view of fast growing global demand for LED lighting, China-based LED packaging houses Shenzhen Refound Optoelectronics, Guangzhou Hongli Opto-Electronic, MLS, Foshan Nationstar...

Lextar receives urgent orders for LED light tubes

Dec 29, 21:33

LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker as well as LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics have received orders for LED light tubes with urgent shipments, according to the comp...

Taiwan LED makers eyeing DoB market

Dec 29, 14:09

Taiwan-based LED firms are targeting DoB (driver on board) orders from 6,000-7,000 small- to medium-size regional lighting vendors mostly in the US and Europe, according to industry...

SemiLEDs announces definitive common stock purchase agreement

Dec 25, 10:35

SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced it has entered into a definitive common stock purchase agreement with XiaoQing Han, chairman...

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    Chi Lin LED panel light

    Chi Lin Technology's LED panel light is on display at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2014, which took place in Taipei in March. Light is directed by the light guide panel towards...

    Photo: Rodney Chan, Mar 28.

  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Osram+Dragon+Dome

    Osram Dragon Dome

    Osram's Dragon Dome provides a focused beam of high-power Infrared LED (IRED) with a range of more than 100 meters. It has a compact design and does not need an external lens. With...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

  • Everlight+LED+ceiling+lights

    Everlight LED ceiling lights

    Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics displayed its latest LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show. The exhibits included own-brand...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Sep 6.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Edison Opto's cafe booth

    Taiwan-based Edison Opto showcased its LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show in late March. To showcase its various LED lighting designs, Edison Opto's...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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