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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...

Sapphire substrate market to nearly triple as demand booms for covers in smartphones, says IHS

Oct 15, 16:09

Traditionally employed to make LEDs, sapphire substrates now are being used by Apple and other smartphone vendors as covers for camera lenses and home buttons, contributing to a rapid...

Global market for packaged LEDs for lighting to nearly double in 3 years, says IHS

Oct 15, 15:53

Amid falling prices and rising consumer acceptance, LED technology is taking over the lighting business, spurring a 96% increase in packaged LED revenues in the market from 2013-2016,...

Chip resistor maker Ralec posts record revenues in 3Q13

Oct 15, 15:42

Chip resistor supplier Ralec Electronic saw its revenues rise 10% sequentially to a record high of NT$809 million (US$27.56 million) in the third quarter of 2013, powered by shipments...

Everlight, Genesis, Unity Opto optimistic about 4Q13 business

Oct 15, 12:18

Taiwan-based LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics and Unity Opto Technology as well as LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics hold optimistic business outlooks...

LED fluorescent tube market expanding, says DisplaySearch

Oct 11, 11:25

LED makers are aggressively targeting an increase in LED lighting product shipments, and one product introduced in 2013 - the LED fluorescent tube - is already slated for expansion...

Everlight September revenues hit record, Epistar down on month

Oct 11, 10:50

LED chip packaging house Everlight Electronics had September 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$2.413 billion (US$80.7 million) hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive time,...

Lite-On Technology September revenues hit 24-month high

Oct 9, 12:00

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.361 billion (US$681 million) for September, hitting the highest monthly level since October 2011 and increasing...

China Electric to acquire 59.91% stake in GIO Optoelectronics

Oct 9, 11:07

China Electric, a Taiwan-based conventional lighting product maker, has announced a plan to invest NT$128 million (US$4.32 million) to acquire a 59.91% stake in GIO Optoelectronics,...

Lextar, Unity Opto September revenues down sequentially

Oct 8, 10:31

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics has reported September consolidated revenues reached NT$1.139 billion (US$38.1 million) decreasing 7.89% sequentially but increasing...

Digitimes Research: September prices for 60W equivalent LED light bulbs fall in main markets

Oct 3, 15:50

The average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 60W incandescent bulbs in the US, Europe, Japan and South Korea declined by 1.5-3.8% on month in September, Digitimes Research...

Global LED bulb ASP up in August, says LEDinside

Oct 2, 15:24

The global 40W LED bulb average selling price (ASP) increased slightly by 1.7% in August 2013 to US$15.70, according to LEDinside. The ASP for global 60W LED bulbs meanwhile dropped...

3M introduces LED advanced light for enclosed commercial applications

Sep 26, 14:22

3M has introduced one of the first LED A19 lamps approved for enclosed fixtures in commercial applications.

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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.

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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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