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Global LED lamp prices downtrend in June, top brands lower prices as market heats up, says LEDinside

Jul 29, 16:22

Global 40W equivalent LED lamp ASP dropped 2.7% to US$15.60 in June 2013, according to LEDinside. Overall regional market prices continued to fall steadily, of which China's decline...

Everlight poised to lower LED lighting prices without limits, says chairman

Jul 26, 10:48

The largest Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics, face with price-cut competition from international LED lighting vendors, will follow suit without limits, according...

Nichia faces competition for LED packaging from Taiwan-, China-, South Korea-based makers

Jul 23, 14:42

Japan-based Nichia has gained a leading market status in EMC (epoxy molding compound)-based LED chip packaging, but some Taiwan-, China- and South Korea-based LED packagers have been...

Epi-wafer market to expand to US$4 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Jul 22, 21:14

As LED lighting becomes an US$80 billion industry, the market for the epitaxial wafers (epi-wafers) LEDs are made from will grow to US$4 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research.

As LED lighting demand takes off, Taiwan makers should seek integration, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Jul 22, 16:28

The global LED market value recorded a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 20-30% during 2010-2012, but most of Taiwan-based LED makers did not see substantial growth in revenues,...

Nichidenbo looks to double sales in 2013

Jul 18, 08:19

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo, which distributes capacitor and resistor parts for vendors including Nippon Chemi-Con, will see its revenues more than double in 2013 after...

Formosa Epitaxy to set up LED joint venture in China

Jul 17, 11:36

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy will establish an LED backlight unit (BLU) and lighting module plant in Huizhou, southern China, jointly with China-based...

China plans to release LED lighting standards in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jul 17, 11:01

The China government, in view of fast growing demand for LED lighting in the country, plans to release national standards that LED lighting products must follow in 2014, according...

Taiwan market: Philips launches new-generation LED bulbs

Jul 16, 11:43

Philips has launched new-generation 7W, 8W, 10W and 13W LED light bulbs in the Taiwan market at retail prices of NT$399 (US$13.3), NT$399, NT$499 and NT$599 respectively, according...

LED backlighting application growth eases in June, manufacturers rush toward lighting market, says LEDinside

Jul 15, 15:51

The total revenue of Taiwan listed LED vendors plunged to NT$10.6 billion (US$354.63 million) in June 2013, as the LED market was affected by declining demand for backlight applications...

China-based LED packagers to expand monthly PLCC capacity by 10 billion chips in 2013

Jul 10, 21:16

Viewing that demand for LED lighting in the China market has been growing fast, many China-based LED packaging houses are expanding or will expand capacity for PLCC (plastic leaded...

US TV revenues hold steady as sales rise for larger, pricier sets, says IHS

Jul 10, 14:44

Despite a significant decline in unit shipments, revenues for the US TV market are expected to remain flat in 2013 compared to 2012 as larger, higher-priced sets account for an expanded...

Everlight, Unity Opto, Lextar see June revenues down sequentially

Jul 8, 11:43

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics, recorded June consolidated revenues of NT$1.892 billion (US$62.7 million) down 11.82% on month, while fellow packaging houses Unity Opto...

Edison Opto expanding LED packaging capacity

Jul 8, 10:23

Edison Opto is expanding its monthly LED packaging capacity from 150 million PLCC (plastic leaded chip carrier) small- to medium-power devices and 10 million high-power devices at...

Ledlink Optics expected to reach 45-50% gross margin in 2Q13

Jul 4, 21:18

Ledlink Optics, a Taiwan-based maker of optical lenses used in LED lighting, is expected to see a gross margin of 45-50% for the second quarter of 2013, lower than the originally...

Samsung pushes direct-type LED TVs

Jul 4, 15:55

As the global penetration rate of LED TVs is expected to surpass 90% in 2013, Samsung Electronics' proportion of direct-type units is expected to reach as high as 80%.

Dialog to acquire digital PWM IC firm iWatt

Jul 3, 15:34

Dialog Semiconductor has announced plans to acquire iWatt, a provider of digital-centric power management ICs, for as much as US$345 million.

Harvatek quits joint venture project with TCL

Jun 28, 10:29

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Harvatek has announced the termination of joint venture with China-based TV brand TCL. Harvatek noted that both parties have had disagreements on...

I-Chiun sees decreased LED TV backlight module shipments in May

Jun 27, 14:38

I-Chiun's shipments of backlight modules used in direct-type LED TVs were down in May 2013 largely due to a slowdown in TV demand in the China market, according to industry sources...

Everlight plans to acquire Germany-based lighting fixture firm

Jun 27, 14:36

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight plans to spend less than EUR10 million (US$13 million) to acquire 100% of a Germany-based lighting fixture firm, according to the firm.

Digitimes Research: Upstream LED firms continue to strive for higher brightness efficiency

Jun 27, 11:54

At 2013 LED Lighting Taiwan, Russia-based upstream sapphire crystal maker Monocrystal showcased 12-inch substrates. The firm aims to produce crystal of over 150kg in 2014 for manufacturing...

Taiwan LED firms enter automotive lighting market

Jun 26, 21:26

LED lighting market is booming but price competition has been causing firms to see shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based LED firms aim to improve technology and enter the automotive...

Commentary: Taiwan to benefit from common LED lighting standards in Greater China

Jun 25, 15:36

A common set of standards for LED lighting firms in Greater China was announced recently and as the China government plans to expand the LED lighting market, this common set of standards...

GaN LED shipments to exceed 100 billion units in 2013, says IHS

Jun 25, 10:22

More than 100 billion gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (GaN LED) will ship in 2013 - the equivalent of 15 for every person on the planet using this particular type of lighting...

Bright Led to ship 1 billion infrared LED sensor modules in 2 years

Jun 24, 15:16

LED chip packaging house Bright Led Electronics has landed orders for one billion infrared LED sensor modules worth NT$2 billion (US$66.7 million) through a China-based maker of LED...

Unity Opto expects to ship 10 million LED bulbs, 100,000 LED street lamps in 2013

Jun 24, 14:23

LED chip packaging company Unity Opto Technology expects to ship 10 million LED light bulbs and 100,000 LED street lamps in 2013, according to company chairman Wu Qing-hui.

Innovation should be based on solving customer problems, says Epistar chairman

Jun 21, 10:56

In a forum hosted by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, emphasized the importance of innovation...

Philips expects OLED lighting market to take off in 2014

Jun 20, 21:46

OLED lighting has been entering volume production and Philips is currently showcasing Lumiblade OLED lighting products at LED Lighting Taiwan 2013.

Formosa Epitaxy may see 3Q13 revenues grow 20-30% sequentially, says company chairman

Jun 20, 15:21

Frank Chien, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy predicts the firm will return to profitability in the third quarter, and quarterly revenues will show sequential...

Lite-On Technology to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$2.35

Jun 20, 13:49

Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$216.05 billion (US$7.2 billion) for 2012 with net profits of NT$7.53 billion, an on-year growth of 4%. The firm plans to...

Lite-On IT to start production of LED light bulbs in 3Q13

Jun 19, 22:32

Lite-On IT, a member of the Lite-On Group, is establishing automated production lines for LED light bulbs and will begin volume production in the third quarter of 2013 with initial...

LED business revenues to exceed NT$20 billion in 2013, says Lite-On Group chairman

Jun 19, 20:55

The Lite-On Group predicts 2013 revenues of its LED business will exceed NT$20 billion (US$671 million) while revenues for automobile electronics will reach NT$10 billion, according...

Open cell business model is a threat to BLU makers, says Radiant chairman

Jun 19, 12:46

The growing adoption of the open cell business model in the LCD panel industry has generated different views on the future of the backlight unit (BLU) sector, said Wang Pen-Jan, chairman...

Wang Pen-Jan, chairman of Radiant

Everlight Electronics expects increases in revenue proportion of LED backlights, lighting in 2013

Jun 18, 21:59

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics expects the revenue proportion of LED backlights to increase from 20% in 2012 to 30% in 2013 and that for LED lighting from nearly 10% to...

Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance to propose Taiwan-China common standards for LED lighting

Jun 18, 15:58

The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance will propose common interface specifications and standards for driver circuits and lighting modules for Taiwan- and China-based LED lighting...

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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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