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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.

Edison Opto to issue NT$1 billion convertible bonds

Stockwatch - Sep 23, 16:06

LED packaging house Edison Opto has said it will issue 5-year zero-interest unsecured convertible bonds totaling NT$1 billion (US$33.3 million) to fund capacity expansion for high-power...

Major LED development trends to occur in 2014, says LEDinside

Sep 17, 15:43

In 2013, the LED package market value was US$12.5 billion and is expected to reach US$13.39 billion in 2014, according to LEDinside.

Nichia to be active in patent war against Taiwan LED maker Everlight

Sep 16, 10:22

Japan-based Nichia will turn from reactive as in the past to proactive in filing patent infringement charges against Everlight Electronics, company chief legal officer Katsuyuki Akutagawa...

Taiwan LED makers deliver solid performances in August as market rebounds, says LEDinside

Sep 13, 11:30

The termination of China's Home Appliance Subsidiary programs in first-half 2013 caused LED backlight market demand to ease in June and July 2013. However, some chip makers have reflected...

The mid-power LED lighting trend: Q&A with Philips Lumileds CEO

Sep 12, 12:01

While mid-power LED chips account for only a small proportion of LED lighting currently, the proportion will grow fast over the next few years to reach about 50%, Philips Lumileds...

Philips Lumileds Lighting CEO Pirre-Yves Lesaicherre

Everlight loses patent lawsuit against Nichia in Germany

Sep 12, 11:26

Dusseldorf District Court, Germany has ruled that Taiwan-based LED packaging company Everlight Electronics and its Germany-based subsidiary Everlight Electronics Europe GmbH have...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen aims to sell one million LED light bulbs in 2013

Sep 11, 14:24

Tsann Kuen Enterprise aims to sell one million LED light bulbs in 2013 through its IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, according to the company.

Everlight Electronics August revenues hit record

Sep 10, 18:20

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics had consolidated revenues of NT$2.410 billion (US$80.3 million) for August 2013 hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive time...

Digitimes Research: LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in high demand

Sep 10, 18:18

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to focus more on LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in order to allow vendors to make thinner and lighter TV units, according to...

LED lighting luminous efficiency to rise to 200lm/W in 5 years, says Philips Lumileds SSL Fellow

Sep 10, 11:26

The luminous efficiency for LED lighting has now risen to 100-150lm/W and is expected to keep rising to 200lm/W in five years and to 220lm/W in 2020, according to Solid State Lighting...

Lite-On Technology sees increased August revenues

Sep 6, 14:01

Lite-On Technology posted consolidated revenues of NT$18.968 billion (US$632 million) for August, the highest monthly level so far in 2013 with on-month growth of 6.02% and on-year...

Lextar, Unity Opto August revenues down sequentially

Sep 6, 13:58

LED packaging houses Lextar Electronics and Unity Opto Technology saw August consolidated revenues of NT$1.237 billion (US$41.2 million), down 6.28% on month, and NT$553 million,...

Access Fixtures announces new LED bollard lights for parking lot lighting

Sep 4, 16:16

Access Fixtures has expanded its line of bollard lights to include 277V 10W LED bollard lights. Frequently municipal, commercial and hospitality properties use 277V to light outdoor...

APAC consumption value of LED lamps in general lighting reaches US$1.45 billion in 2012, says ElectroniCast

Sep 4, 10:54

In 2012, the Asia Pacific region (APAC) consumption value of LED lamps in general lighting reached US$1.45 billion. The consumption value will increase with strongly rising quantity...

Everlight extends JU series of COB LEDs

Sep 2, 22:06

Everlight Electronics has announced that it has expanded its high performance JU series of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs to include 7W, 10W and 15 W types in addition to the existing 4W...

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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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