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Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

Lextar to introduce T8 LED light tube at Taiwan International Lighting Show

Mar 21, 11:43

The Taiwan International Lighting Show will be held in Taipei from March 26-29 and Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar plans to exhibit an eight-foot (2.4m) T8 high efficiency LED tube li...

TSMC SSL to introduce LED chips with 130lm/W brightness in 2H12

Mar 20, 22:14

TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL) plans to introduce LED chip products that do not require packaging, with brightness reaching 130lm/W in the second half of 2013. The new product is...

Jacob Tam, president of TSMC SSL

Everlight Electronics tapping China LED lighting market

Mar 18, 21:25

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has begun to tap the China market for its own-brand LED lighting products through setting up a marketing subsidiary in Shanghai...

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Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

LED light bulbs

Epistar hopes to attract strategic partners through private placement

Mar 14, 21:51

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to find important downstream strategic partners by issuing 250 million new shares for private placement, and targeting Europe- and US-based lighting brands...

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Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

Epistar, Everlight report falling February revenues

Mar 11, 10:35

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.259 billion (US$42 million), representing an on-month decrease of 6.7% and an on-year decrease...

LED light bulbs

LED firms in Greater China need to accelerate standardization, says expert

Mar 8, 14:43

LED lighting needs to have a unified standard, said Horng-Ching Hsiao, professor at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and a member of The Illuminating Engineering...

Digitimes Research: High-brightness LED market output value to grow 15.8% on year in 2013

Mar 7, 10:59

The global output value of high-brightness LEDs in 2013 is predicted to reach US$11.29 billion, representing an on-year growth rate of 15.8%. Increasing demand for LED lighting applications...

LED component pricing to fall in 2013

Mar 6, 22:03

The first quarter is a traditional low season and the pricing of LED components used in backlighting and lighting products is expected to fall. In particular, medium-size LEDs used...

Global LED street lamp output value to grow 46% on-year in 2013

Mar 5, 13:53

The global outdoor LED lighting market grew significantly in 2012. In particular, China's newly installed LED street lamps accounted for 30% of global installations in 2012. Market...

Japan January 40W retrofit LED light bulb price drops by 7.7%

Mar 1, 11:11

The global average price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs in January 2013 increased by 4% on month, reaching US$19.4/unit, while the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped by...

LED lighting can save 12.78% energy used in Taiwan

Feb 27, 15:54

If LED lighting is fully adopted in Taiwan, the country can reduce its electricity consumption by 12.78%, an equivalent to the combined capacity of two of its existing nuclear power...

Chip vendors see increasing demand for driver ICs from LED lighting segment

Feb 26, 10:07

Most Taiwan-based LED driver IC vendors have seen improvements in order visibility in the first quarter of 2013 and are expected to see their revenues grow 20-30% sequentially in...

Digitimes Research: Philips LED lighting revenues to grow 40% on-year in 2013

Feb 22, 15:16

Despite increasing competition, Europe-based lighting firm Philips reported an on-year revenue growth of 10.5% for its lighting business unit in 2012. In 2013, the business unit's...

Philips lighting

Epistar expects full capacity in April

Feb 21, 21:43

LED chipmaker Epistar expects January-February capacity utilization rate to be around 70% and is likely to reach full capacity in April due to strong LED backlight and lighting ord...

Ta-I reportedly lands more orders for LED heat dissipation substrates

Feb 21, 16:04

Taiwan-based Ta-I Technology is expected to significantly expand its ceramic heat dissipation substrate business in 2013, thanks to an influx of pull-in orders from LED lighting companies...

China LED industry continues to expand despite oversupply

Feb 20, 15:38

Due to rising demand for LED products from the handsets and lighting sectors, market research institutes predict the global LED market output value will reach US$12.4 billion in 2013,...

Epistar, Huga acquisition benefits to show in 2013

Feb 6, 21:51

Market observers believe Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is likely to report 2012 net losses due to losses incurred from investments. However, the benefits Epistar's acquisition...

Retrofit 60W LED light bulb pricing to drop below US$10/unit

Feb 6, 21:49

Due to rapid price drops, market observers believe the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs is likely to drop below US$10/unit in 2013.

Taiwan LED Lighting Alliance to set up LED lighting standards in 8 months

Jan 25, 16:06

At the first temporary meeting of the Taiwan LED Lighting Alliance, Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy, stated that Taiwan-based firms need to find new markets and business...

Digitimes Research: Cree LED lighting revenues to account for 38% of total revenues in 2013

Jan 25, 11:09

US-based LED firm Cree has started with producing LED components and began to expand into LED lighting production in 2012.

Effects of Lextar-Wellypower merger to show in March

Jan 25, 10:25

The merger of Lextar and Wellypower, two LED subsidiaries of AU Optronics (AUO), will be completed on February 1, 2013.

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Unity Opto expects 1Q13 revenues to show 60% increase on-year

Jan 24, 22:06

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto recently received an order for 20,000 street lamps from Europe, therefore, the firm expects first-quarter 2013 revenues to show an on-year...

2013 is full of opportunities and risks for LED lighting, says Everlight chairman

Jan 21, 16:28

Various countries have banned the use of incandescent light bulbs, paving the way for LED lighting to shine. However, due to numerous newcomers in China taking up massive capacity...

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

Epistar, Toyoda Gosei forms joint venture for China LED market

Jan 21, 11:05

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and Japan-based Toyoda Gosei have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture for the China market.

Taiwan market: MOEA subsidies help sales of energy-saving home appliances

Jan 18, 15:29

Due to oil and electricity price hikes, the second wave of energy-saving home appliance subsidies introduced by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 2012 showed positive...

Digitimes Research: Korea LED lighting firms Kumho and Posco see significant revenues growth in 2012

Jan 18, 11:50

South Korea-based tier-two LED lighting firms Kumho Electric and Posco LED saw 2012 revenues grow 121% and 184% respectively on year.

LED lighting CAGR to reach 31% in 2010-2020, says Toshiba Lightech

Jan 17, 22:17

According to Japan-based Toshiba Lightech, Japan's LED lighting market is expected to account for around 40% of the global LED lighting market from 2012-2013 with penetration rate...

Philips, Osram to focus on value-added LED lighting products

Jan 17, 21:42

LED lighting firm Philips is currently showcasing new products in Lighting Japan 2013. According to Philips, LED lighting and digital control will become a new market opportunity...

Commentary: LED consolidations in 2012 to show effects in 2013

Jan 17, 13:59

The Greater China LED industry went through consolidation in 2012 and many tier-two and tier-three firms exited the market due to continuous net losses. The effects of the consolidations...

Oversupply in LED market to improve in 2013, says Everlight chairman

Jan 16, 22:05

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is currently showcasing new LED packaging products with the focus being white LED and automobile lighting at the Lighting Japan 2013 exhibition...

LED lighting demand may begin to grow significantly in 2H13, says Epistar chairman

Jan 15, 21:43

If the global economy rebounds smoothly, global LED lighting demand is likely to begin to increase significantly along with expected improvement in performance-cost ratio for LED...

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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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    Lextar to debut latest plug-in COB

    Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has announced its latest plug-in COB, Core series. Lextar will formally unveil the new product from June 9-12 at the 2013 Guangzhou International Lighting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 4.

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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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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta LED light bulbs

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics showcased at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29 many of its LED products, such as 8-10W LED light bulbs. The firm also showcased...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta Electronics

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics participated in the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29, 2013. The firm showcased various applications of LED lighting including...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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