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Everlight wins blue LED patent dispute

Aug 22, 20:47

After The Japanese Patent Office (JPO) rendered Nichia's patent JP2780691 invalid on November 12, 2012, Nichia decided to file for a Correction Trial at the JPO to conduct claim amendment...

Osram announces 13.5-mm COB LED for halogen spotlight retrofits

Aug 22, 14:33

Osram Opto Semiconductors has announced the Soleriq S 13 family of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers 1500lm from a light-emitting surface (LES) that measures 13.5mm in diameter...

LED lamp shipments to reach nearly 1.3 billion units by 2021

Aug 22, 11:44

The rise of LED technology is affecting every part of the commercial lighting industry. Falling prices and improving quality are driving widespread adoption of LEDs, and this single...

Mid-power LED prices to drop 1.7% in 3Q13 as shortage eases, says LEDinside

Aug 20, 15:53

Mid-power LED shortages are expected to ease in the third quarter of 2013 due to increasing LED suppliers while high-power LED prices have dropped as outdoor lighting demand and construction...

Prices for backlight-use LEDs fall in 3Q13

Aug 19, 22:01

Quotes for LED chips used in backlight units (BLUs) of LCD TVs for the third quarter have dropped by 6-9% sequentially and those for LED BLUs for notebooks and LCD monitors by 5-8%...

China residential lighting market to surpass US$800 million in 2013, says LEDinside

Aug 19, 15:48

Improved LED luminous efficacy and lowered LED product prices contributed to higher consumer acceptance levels and rising penetration rates in 2012, with Japan ranking as the largest...

Lextar to see 5-10% sequential growth in 3Q13 revenues, sources say

Aug 16, 11:17

Lextar Electronics, a Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker as well as LED packaging house, is expected to see consolidated revenues for third-quarter 2013 increase 5-10%...

Cree reports strong growth for fiscal 4Q13

Aug 14, 12:26

Cree has announced revenue of US$375 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, ended June 30, 2013. This represents a 22% increase compared to revenue of US$306.8 million reported...

Epistar, Everlight see strong improvements in 2Q13 operations

Stockwatch - Aug 9, 16:07

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, which saw net operating loss of NT$306 million (US$10.4 million) and net loss of NT$248 million in the first quarter of 2013, has reported...

Delta Electronics, Lite-On Technology see sequential growth in July revenues

Aug 9, 10:41

Taiwan-based power supply maker Delta Electronics saw July consolidated revenues of NT$14.766 billion (US$492 million), increasing 4.19% on month but decreasing 5.92% on year, while...

I-Chiun posts 1H13 net EPS of NT$0.41

Aug 7, 15:16

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker I-Chiun Precision Industry recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.382 billion (US$113 million), gross margin of 10.53%, net operating profit of NT$59.5...

Digitimes Research: LED residential lighting shipments to increase 52.7% in Japan during 2013

Aug 7, 14:49

LED residential lighting shipments are expected to increase 52.7% on year in Japan during 2013. However, growth in the segment is expected to flatten in 2014 as LED bulb ownership...

Unity Opto sees slight growth in July revenues

Aug 6, 11:53

LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$614 million (US$20.5 million) for July, increasing 1.75% sequentially but decreasing 21.75% on year...

Commercial LED lighting revenues will reach US$25 billion annually by 2021, says Navigant Research

Aug 5, 21:58

According to Navigant Research, revenues from LED lighting products (including lamps and luminaires) in commercial building markets will grow from US$2.7 billion in 2013 to more than...

Lextar announces 2Q13 financial results

Aug 5, 15:27

Lextar Electronics has reported its financial performance for the second quarter of 2013. Lextar recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.85 billion (US$128.49 million), up 33.1% over...

LED oversupply likely to continue as suppliers add production capacity, says IHS

Aug 5, 15:25

Despite a major surplus in the LED market, top suppliers are increasing their capital spending and production because of government incentives and in order to cash in on an expected...

Lighting to overtake handsets as largest LED driver IC segment in 2013, says IMS Research

Jul 30, 14:33

With the efficiency and total lumen output for LEDs on the rise, lighting in 2013 will surpass handsets as the biggest application for LED driver ICs, with revenue rising by more...

Macroblock, On-Bright 3Q13 sales to continue growth

Jul 29, 16:38

Growing demand for LED backlight products will continue to buoy the revenue performance of LED driver IC suppliers Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics in the third quarter of 2013,...

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.

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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.

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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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