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Lite-On Technology to merge with Leotek, other subsidiaries

Dec 17, 14:06

EMS provider Lite-On Technology will merge with Leotek Electronics and five other subsidiaries. Leotek is a wholly-owned subsidiary that makes own-brand LED lighting products, according...

Global LED lighting penetration estimated at 20% in 2013, 30% in 2014, says Everlight

Dec 17, 11:05

LED lighting as a percentage of all types of lighting in the global market is expected to reach 20% in 2013, and the penetration is likely to rise to 30% in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Global high-brightness LED value estimated over US$12.7 billion in 2014

Dec 13, 10:55

Global production of high-brightness LED chips in 2014 will reach a total value of US$12.743 billion, increasing 129% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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Genesis Photonics looks to LED street lamp demand in China

Dec 10, 14:43

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics plans to compete for orders for LED street lamps from local governments in China in 2014, with such lamps to be made from its...

About 25% of LED chips to be used in lighting in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 10:27

The proportion of LED chips used in LED lighting will increase from 20% in 2012 to about 25% in 2013, Taiwan-based LED makers cited statistics as indicating.

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Taiwan makers poised to produce 15mm LED BLUs for Ultra HD TVs

Dec 6, 10:44

Taiwan-based LED packaging houses, mainly Everlight Electronics, Lextar Electronics and Unity Opto Technology, are set to start producing 15mm OD (optical distance) backlight units...

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Everlight expects over 30% of 2014 revenues from LED lighting, says chairman

Dec 2, 12:00

Taiwan-based LED packaging company Everlight Electronics expects the proportion of consolidated revenues for LED lighting components and devices to increase from over 20% in 2013...

Everlight chairman Robert Yeh

Universal Display and Philips announce OLED lighting agreement

Nov 26, 14:56

Universal Display has announced it will begin supplying Philips with phosphorescent OLED (PHOLED) materials for solid-state lighting applications.

LED bulb retail pricing steadily declines in October; shipment volume anticipated to exponentially increase in 2014, says LEDinside

Nov 26, 14:31

According to LEDinside's retail findings for October 2013, global 40W LED bulb ASP dipped 2.3% to US$15.80, with price declines most evident in the UK. Conversely, the global 60W...

LED lighting market value in 2014 to reach US$17.8 billion, says LEDinside

Nov 20, 15:44

According to data from LEDinside, the LED lighting market value in 2014 will come to US$17.8 billion, and the total shipments of LED lighting products will reach 1.32 billion units,...

LED price plunges for TV backlight applications eases in 4Q13, says TrendForce

Nov 20, 14:57

LED price plunges for backlight applications will stabilize in the fourth quarter of 2013, with a range of declines between 3-6%, according to TrendForce.

Philips and Desso announce partnership to develop light transmissive carpets

Nov 19, 14:47

Lighting maker Philips and carpet maker Desso have announced a partnership agreement to develop solutions that combine LED lighting with light transmissive carpet. Philips said the...

Top-10 vendors to occupy 69% of 2013 global LED lighting sales, says PIDA

Nov 18, 10:31

The 10 largest vendors will together account for 69% of global LED lighting product sales in 2013, according to Taiwan's Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association...

Everlight tops LED makers in EPS

Stockwatch - Nov 15, 16:40

Everlight Electronics has released its third-quarter 2013 financial report, with net EPS of NT$2.63 for January-September being the highest among Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer...

Digitimes Research: LED bulb average prices in Japan fall in October

Nov 14, 11:14

Average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W and 60W incandescent ones in the Japan market stood at JPY1,717 (US$17.2) and JPY2,468 respectively in October, slipping...

Epistar, Everlight post mixed sequential growth in October revenue

Nov 12, 11:52

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar had consolidated revenues of NT$1.982 billion (US$67.2 million) increasing 6.26% sequentially and 16.96% on year, while LED packaging house...

TSMC to raise salaries in 2014, says Chang

Nov 11, 15:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to raise its employees' base salaries in April 2014, said chairman and CEO Morris Chang at the company's annual sports day...

Morris Chang at TSMC's annual sports day

Wah Lee announces decreased sales for October

Nov 11, 14:40

Semiconductor materials distributor Wah Lee Industrial has reported revenues of NT$2.89 billion (US$97.95 million) for October 2013, down 5.5% sequentially but up 9.9% on year. Cumulative...

Taiwan IC vendors to count on smartphone, tablet and LED lighting segments in 2014

Nov 11, 11:42

Taiwan-based IC design houses will target the smartphone, tablet and LED lighting sectors in order to ramp up their sales and earnings in 2014, according to industry observers.

China court rules in favor of Nichia in patent lawsuit against Everlight

Nov 7, 11:38

The No.1 Intermediate People's Court in Beijing, China has upheld the validity of Japan-based Nichia's two YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet) patents in a lawsuit against the largest Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Leotek aims at 10% market share for LED bulbs by end of 2014

Nov 6, 21:12

Leotek Electronics, a Lite-On Technology subsidiary, has entered the residential LED lighting market in Taiwan with a goal of attaining a market share of 10% for LED light bulbs by...

Digitimes Research: LED tube shipments to reach 380 million units in 2014

Nov 6, 21:03

Global LED tube shipments are expected to reach 380 million units in 2014 to give the technology a 9.74% penetration rate in the market, according to Digitimes Research.

LED backlighting to reach 90% penetration in LCD TVs in 2013, says IHS

Nov 6, 14:05

With LED backlighting technology approaching the saturation point in the LCD TV panel market in 2013, suppliers of LEDs are turning their attention to the new growth opportunity in...

Lextar posts January-September net EPS of NT$1.82

Nov 4, 22:01

Lextar Electronics, a Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging house, generated net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.82 for January-September 2013, according...

Everlight Electronics to expand EMC capacity

Nov 4, 10:25

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics will expand its monthly EMC (epoxy molding compound) packaging capacity from 60 million units currently to 100 million units in 2014, according...

Cree reports financial results for fiscal 1Q14

Oct 23, 21:46

Cree has announced that its revenues reached US$391 million for its first quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended September 29, 2013. This represents a 24% increase compared to revenues...

LED lamp retail pricing fluctuates in September, says LEDinside

Oct 23, 15:55

The global average selling price (ASP) for 40W LED lamps was up 2.8% to US$16.20 in September 2013, according to LEDinside. Few new products were released worldwide during the mont...

Philips reports 33% growth in LED-based sales

Oct 22, 15:24

Philips has announced that its third-quarter 2013 revenues reached EUR5.6 billion (US$7.56 billion), up 3% on year, with growth for the LED segment hitting 33%.

Digitimes Research: Number of LEDs used in Ultra HD TV panels to grow 91% in 2014

Oct 21, 22:04

The number of LEDs used in Ultra HD TV panel backlighting in 2014 is expected to reach 497 million units, up 91% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Sanan could lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by end of 2014, says IHS

Oct 18, 12:06

China-based die vendor Sanan is projected to take the lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by the end of 2014, overtaking current leader Epistar of Taiwan, according to IHS.

LED TV vendors to focus more on edge-lit units in 2014

Oct 18, 11:36

LED TV vendors are planning to shift their focus more onto edge-lit units in 2014, which are expected to make up as high as 60% of LED TVs in the market during the year.

Thermal management for LEDs and power electronics grows to US$4.8 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Oct 17, 16:07

Thermal management materials for LEDs and power electronics will be a US$4.8 billion market in 2020, more than doubling from US$1.8 billion in 2013. As manufacturers look for more...

Lextar to launch 200 lm/W and 360-degree view angle LED tube

Oct 17, 15:20

Lextar Electronics has announced the launch of its new omni-directional LED light tube featuring efficiency of 200 lumens per watt, and distributing 360-degrees of lighting area....

Global LED lighting demand growth to continue in 2014, says LEDinside

Oct 16, 14:21

The LED lighting market value will rise 47.8% to reach US$35.3 billion by 2014, compared to 2013, according to projections by LEDinside. In addition, LED lighting penetration rates...

Lighting to take up 50% of global LED production value in 2014, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Oct 16, 11:44

As the market for LEDs used in backlighting is approaching saturation, lighting applications are expected to rise to 50% of the global LED production value in 2014, according to 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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