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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...

Global output of LED light bulbs to reach 600 million units in 2013, says Epistar chairman

Jun 17, 16:14

According to Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, global shipments of LED light bulbs in 2013 are likely to reach 600 million units compared to 200 million...

LED packaging houses face rising technological challenge

Jun 17, 10:33

South Korea-based TV makers hope to further reduce the cost of direct-lit LED TVs by using fewer LED chips in backlight modules, hence the firms hope LED packaging houses can increase...

LED lighting, 3D printing to light up Photonics Festival Taiwan 2013

Jun 14, 10:31

The Photonics Festival in Taiwan will be held at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei from June 18-20. The exhibition features 649 firms and 1,502 booths. Bio-medical optics technology,...

Edison Opto 2013 capex to exceed NT$400 million

Jun 13, 20:44

LED lighting demand has been rising and Taiwan-based LED packaging house Edison Opto noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$400-500 million (US$13-16 million).

Taiwan market: Ritek to launch own-brand 7W LED bulbs

Jun 11, 14:17

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek plans to introduce 7W LED light bulbs. There will also be a promotional campaign where consumers can buy one and get one free for NT$299...

Panasonic to expand interior lighting business in Asia

Jun 11, 11:57

Japan-based Panasonic has announced a full-scale expansion of its interior lighting business into Asia, as part of the firm's drive to increase overseas sales of such products. Starting...

Genesis Photonics to focus marketing on Match LED in 2013

Jun 11, 11:55

Due to rising competition in the LED lighting market, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has been aggressive in vertical integration from LED chips to system products. The...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

Lite-On Technology reports May consolidated revenues of NT$16 billion

Jun 10, 14:29

Lite-On Technology has announced May consolidated revenues of the parent company and its subsidiaries of NT$16.49 billion (US$553 million), showing a sequential growth of 1%. Consolidated...

Delta to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$5.3

Jun 10, 11:25

Taiwan-based green energy firm Delta Electronics held a shareholders meeting on June 7, 2013, during which it decided to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$5.3 (US$0.18) per share.

Yancey Hai, chairman of Delta Electronics

Taiwan LED firms showcase products at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2013

Jun 10, 11:21

Taiwan-based LED firms such as Lextar, Epistar, Everlight, Genesis Photonics, TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL), and Edison Opto are currently participating in the Guangzhou International...

Epistar May revenues reach record high

Jun 6, 20:23

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported May revenues of NT$2.223 billion (US$74 million), showing an on-month increase of 15.8% and an on-year increase of 19.42%. The figure was also a...

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar

Digitimes Research: May LED light bulb prices fall in Japan

Jun 6, 15:14

In May, prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs in Japan were on average JPY1,719/unit (US$17.32/unit) and JPY2,350/unit, respectively. May prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED...

Taiwan LED firms expect rising revenues

Jun 6, 13:45

Global demand for LED backlighting and lighting products has been increasing and due to the traditional boom season, Taiwan-based LED firms such as Everlight and Ledlink have reported...

Patent infringement lawsuit with Ledray does not affect operations, says Ledlink

Jun 3, 20:13

Taiwan-based LED optical lens maker Ledlink recently lost a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Taiwan-based LED heatsink maker Ledray, but the firm has stated that the case is not...

Telung Tang, CEO of Ledlink

LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar

Jun 3, 14:33

Demand for LED backlighting rebounded in the first half of 2013, but firms expect demand to slow down after mid-June because China's energy-saving appliance procurement subsidy program...

Epistar

Tons aims to hike revenue proportion of own-brand LED lighting

May 30, 13:55

Tons Lightology, which develops commercial LED lighting fixtures for OEM and own-brand sale, aims to increase the proportion of total revenues from own-brand sales from 10% in 2012...

Tom Tang, chairman of Tons Lightology

Edison Opto enters LED TV backlight market

May 30, 13:47

Taiwan-based high-power LED packaging house Edison Opto plans to provide products for TV backlight applications in 2013. According to industry sources, Edison Opto's TV backlighting...

Digitimes Research: Global LED light bulb shipments to reach 842 million units in 2013

May 29, 21:31

LED light bulb penetration rate in Japan is likely to reach 60% in 2013. LED light bulb commercialization grew rapidly in Japan, but because the lifespan of products is around 40,000...

Digitimes Research: Global LED tube light shipments to reach 220 million units in 2013

May 22, 10:57

Global LED tube lighting shipments in 2013 will increase to 220 million units to account for 5.5% of the entire lighting market, as LED tube lights' luminous efficiency reaches 110lm/W,...

Lextar expected to see 2Q13 gross margin rise to 13-14%

May 21, 19:55

Lextar Electronics is expected to see gross margin rise from 6.82% for the first quarter of 2013 to 13-14% for the second due to growing orders for LED backlight units used in TV,...

LED maker Epistar expects more revenues from lighting applications in 3Q13

May 21, 11:35

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects LED applications to account for 30% of total revenues in third-quarter 2013, up from the current 20-25%, due to increasing demand...

LED firms to lower prices through improved technology

May 20, 13:54

International LED firms such as Cree and Osram have introduced LED light bulbs priced below US$10/unit and EUR10/unit (US$12.83/unit), and price competition is expected to heat up...

Commentary: High-end LED lighting in demand

May 20, 12:31

Apart from gradually replacing traditional lighting, LED lighting is targeting the high-end market with more value-added products. In addition, commercialization of OLED lighting...

Taiwan LED firms to attend Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2013

May 17, 11:24

The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2013 will be held in China from June 9-12. As China is one of the major LED lighting markets in the world, Taiwan-based firms such...

LED lighting

LED plant factory market to reach US$1.2 billion in 2013, says PIDA

May 16, 14:15

The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for LED lighting for plant factories is estimated at 27% from 2011-2018, according to Taiwan's Photonic Industry and Technology Development...

Sanan suspends fund-raising plan

May 13, 11:56

China-based LED chipmaker Sanan Optoelectronics has reportedly halted the second-phase construction of its plant in Wuhu, China, following a company annoucement that it has suspended...

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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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