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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...

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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...

Commentary: The LED lighting market boom

Jan 14, 16:15

In 2012, demand for TV-use LED backlight products was high, helping LED firms to maintain high to full capacity utilization rate. As many governments are beginning to ban the use...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic LED lighting accounts for 10% of global market in 2012

Jan 10, 13:58

In 2012, Panasonic's LED lighting accounted for 10% of the global market. The firm has been expanding product lines and expects to obtain a 37.5% share in Japan in 2013. Panasonic...

Unity Opto expects 1Q13 LED lighting packaging shipments to reach 200,000 units

Jan 9, 22:13

As LED lighting is expected to boom, firms have been looking into adopting automated production. Nan Ya Photonics, a Taiwan-based joint venture between LED chipmaker Epistar and the...

A-lamp market shrinking, says IMS Research

Jan 7, 11:27

Prior to the advent of LED lamps, the lighting market was relatively unchanged for decades. While the introduction of CFLs as the energy efficient A-lamp of choice in the early 1990s...

Taiwan begins LED street lamp replacement project

Jan 2, 16:16

To reduce carbon emissions, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has begun promoting an LED street lamp replacement project.

LED lighting fixture firm Tons Lightology applies for OTC listing

Dec 25, 14:59

Taiwan-based LED lighting application maker Tons Lightology applied for over the counter (OTC) listing on December 24, 2012. The company's revenues for the year so far have exceeded...

Taiwan LED Lighting Alliance formed

Dec 25, 11:47

Members of the Taiwan LED Street Lighting Alliance, in view of large growth potential for indoor LED lighting demand, on December 24 announced its transformation as the Taiwan LED...

Edison Opto expands strategic alliance

Dec 24, 12:40

Jason Wu, chairman of Taiwan-based LED lighting firm Edison Opto, will also be the chairman for LED packaging house Lumenmax starting January 1, 2013. This will allow Edison Opto...

Philips Lumileds reinforces its commitment to Greater China with new distributor relationships

Dec 22, 14:56

Following the recent restructuring of its distribution channel, Philips Lumileds has announced that it has added new distributors for the first time in nearly two decades. These new...

WT Micro lands distribution rights for Philips Lumileds LED products

Dec 22, 14:38

Taiwan-based WT Microelectronic, which distributes IC and electronic components mainly in Asia, has announced that the company has obtained rights from Philips Lumileds Lighting Company...

Nan Ya Photonics completes automated LED production line

Dec 22, 14:21

Taiwan-based Nan Ya Photonics, a joint venture between LED chipmaker Epistar and the Formosa Plastic Group, has completed installation of an automated production line. The plant's...

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COB product shipments to show significant on-year growth in 2012, says Lextar

Dec 20, 14:28

Lextar, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has announced its merger with Wellypower, another AUO subsidiary. Lextar noted that demand for high-power chip-on-board (COB) products...

Philips Taiwan showcases LED smart lighting

Dec 14, 14:59

Philips Taiwan is currently exhibiting new lighting fixtures and smart LED lighting products at the 24th Taipei International Building, Construction & Decoration Exhibition.

LED revenues will peak this decade, says IMS Research

Dec 14, 11:29

IMS Research is forecasting world packaged LED revenues to decline in the second half of the decade. With many LED end markets already saturated, the lighting sector is the main driver...

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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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