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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...

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...

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...

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.

Long LED lighting certification time becomes market entry barrier, says UL Taiwan

Dec 12, 21:45

To enter the US market, LED components need to pass LM-79 LED luminaire testing, which can take up to nine months, according to UL Taiwan. LED lighting firms have been facing difficulties...

China expected to accept Taiwan LED lighting certification, say Taiwan makers

Dec 11, 20:54

The China government is expected to accept LED lighting standard certifications done in Taiwan on some conditions and this will initially benefit Taiwan-based LED chip and street...

Laster Tech tapping China LED automotive lighting market

Dec 4, 21:48

Taiwan-based Laster Tech has been tapping China's LED automotive lighting product markets, and has become a supplier of LED automotive lighting modules for the three largest China-based...

LED lighting ex-factory prices may fall to US$0.70/W in 2013

Nov 22, 21:53

LED lighting ex-factory pricing has been falling to US$1/W in 2012. LED makers believe the ex-factory price of LED lighting will fall to US$0.70/W in 2013.

Light bulbs with wireless connectivity to shine bright in 2013, says IMS Research

Nov 9, 16:14

IMS Research projects that 2013 will be a big year for the emergence of RF-embedded light bulbs, with several large manufacturers planning to release new products using a range of...

Shipments of devices to control commercial lighting to double by 2017, says IMS Research

Nov 8, 14:14

IMS Research projects that the market for lighting control devices in commercial buildings will double from 2010-2017, with shipments of devices increasing from 29.6 million to 61.6...

Lextar optimistic about merger with Wellypower

Oct 30, 15:05

Two AU Optronics (AUO) subsidiaries, Lextar and Wellypower, are set to merge. According to David Su, chairman of Lextar, the only overlapping technology between the two firms is packaging...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

Lextar participates in Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Oct 26, 16:08

Lextar Electronics has announced it will participate in the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair where it will display a number of product lines such as high CRI downlight series,...

Demand for backlights strong, lighting to see significant growth in 2013, say LED makers

Oct 17, 12:08

Orders of LED backlight products will likely be strong throughout October-November. Although growth of LED lighting has been slowing down, LED firms are optimistic that the LED lighting...

China first LED lighting subsidy to reach CNY2 billion

Oct 11, 21:32

The list of firms that have been chosen in China's first round of LED lighting subsidies has been announced. Market observers believe the 39 firms will obtain a total subsidy for...

China market: Indoor LED lighting sales to exceed CNY25 billion in 2012

Oct 3, 14:09

International LED lighting firms have been issuing orders directly to China-based firms. This may marginalize Taiwan-based LED firms. China-based peers have economies of scale and...

Taiwan market: Deferred hikes in power price to have little impact on growth in LED lighting

Sep 18, 01:20

In response to the government's decision to postpone an increase in power prices originally scheduled for the December 10, 2012, Taiwan-based LED chip packaging company Everlight...

Taiwan LED firms hope to install LED lighting in northeast China

Sep 13, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Delta Electronics, Leotek, and Harvatek are heading to Harbin, a northeastern city in China to discuss the possibility of...

China-based Nanjing First O-Lite to begin production of OLED lighting in early 2013

Aug 31, 01:05

China-based Nanjing First O-Lite will install a 2G production line for OLED lighting panels (370mm by 470mm) in November 2012 through an investment of US$25-30 million and start volume...

Local makers win China LED lighting subsidies

Aug 28, 01:15

The China government has selected the recipients of LED lighting subsidies from 113 competitors through open-bid competition, with five China-based enterprises winning subsidization...

China government holds price bidding for LED lighting subsidization

Aug 21, 02:10

China's Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission have jointly held open price-bidding competition for 2012-2013 LED lighting subsidies of which the total...

Taiwan LED and lighting industry announces smart lighting system standards

Aug 15, 01:35

Academics and industry experts from Taiwan announced five "Smart Lighting System Standards" on August 14. This is the first common standard for Taiwan's lighting system...

Chroma eying demand for LED lighting automated testing equipment

Aug 8, 01:35

Chroma ATE, a Taiwan-based provider of in-house-developed automated testing solutions and equipment, is looking to demand for automated equipment of testing LED lighting devices arising...

QBAS Tech to expand LED lighting capacity

Jul 31, 01:50

QBAS Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of LED lighting products, has fully occupied its eight existing production lines and, in order to meet growing orders, will expand its production capacity,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LED chipmakers to see lighting applications account for 30% of 2012 revenues

Jul 30, 10:56

Second-quarter 2012 revenues of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers climbed out of the trough with capacity utilization rates rising to 80-90%. The firms believe third-quarter 2012 capacity...

LED lighting

Commentary: Traditional lighting firms increase stakes in LED lighting market

Jul 26, 12:21

The LED lighting market has been attracting traditional lighting firms to adjust business strategies in order to obtain market shares.

LED light bulb

Taiwan market: LED lighting penetration may rise to 50% in 2013, say Philips Taiwan president

Jul 24, 01:00

The trend of using LED lighting products in place of conventional lamps in the Taiwan market is growing, and the penetration rate of LED lighting, and the proportion of total lighting...

China to expand LED lighting subsidies

Jul 23, 16:24

The China government has raised the bar for LED lighting standards used to measure eligibility for subsidy programs in 2012-2013. In addition, firms cannot bid on projects with prices...

LED street lamps

Taiwan market: GE to step into local LED lighting market

Jul 13, 01:35

General Electric (GE) will step into the LED lighting market in Taiwan and plans to outsource LED bulbs and LED bars to Taiwan-based LED OEMs with shipments to begin in the fourth...

Commentary: China fights to lead in setting LED lighting standards

Jul 5, 13:11

The rise of China's LED lighting industry has been supported by the government. Despite the fact that many international lighting firms have been promoting the Zhaga Consortium to...

LED lamps

LED lighting order visibility clear to September, says Lite-On

Jul 2, 11:31

Lite-On Technology has indicate order visibility of LED lighting is clear to September. Nevertheless, the introduction of the second generation of ultrabooks with Windows 8 in second-half...

Lite-On LED lightings

LED lighting performance/cost to fall to 1W/US$ in retail market at end of 2012, says Edison chairman

Jun 26, 11:31

Continual drops in price have been driving demand for LED lighting products, with performance/cost ratio of 1W/US$ quoted by manufacturers currently expected to fall to 1W/US$ quoted...

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    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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    Renesas Electronics has announced the availability of five 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), which implement in a single chip the LED control, power supply control, and communication...

    Photo: Company, May 27.

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    Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) showcased its latest high power LED lighting products of high-brightness and optimal efficiency at the Photonics Festival from June 9-11, 2010. Among...

    Photo: company, Jun 14.

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    Photonics Festival 2010: ALT AC Dimmable A19 LED Bulb

    Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) is showcasing its new high power LED lighting products at the Photonics Festival from June 9-11, 2010. The products include Aurora MR16 V5, AC Dimmable...

    Photo: company, Jun 10.

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    Atmel ATtiny-series flash MCU family

    Atmel has announced production availability for what it claims is the world's smallest flash AVR microcontroller package. The Atmel ATtiny4, ATtiny5, ATtiny9 and ATtiny10 AVR microcontroller...

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