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  • Last update: Wednesday 26 August 2015 [128 news items]

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...

Philips Lumileds and Future Electronics restructure principal distribution agreement

Dec 20, 21:22

Philips Lumileds and Future Lighting Solutions, a division of Future Electronics, have announced the restructuring of their long-standing distribution agreement.

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.

Tough competition in LED industry to continue in 2013, says Lextar chairman

Nov 2, 10:59

David Su, chairman of Lextar, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), expects tough competition in the next 2-3 years, especially in 2013, but believes by 2014-2015, fluctuations...

Philips reports 3Q12 results

Oct 22, 14:25

Philips has reported third-quarter 2012 comparable sales growth of 5% to EUR6.1 billion (US$7.9 billion).

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...

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...

Philips switching more LED lighting orders to Lite-On Technology

Jun 22, 10:09

Philips has switched more OEM orders for LED lighting products to Taiwan-based Lite-On Technology from epitaxial wafers and chip maker Lextar Electronics, according to industry sou...


Taiwan market: Sales of smartphone docking speakers to reach 20,000-30,000 units in 2012

Apr 11, 16:19

Sales of docking speakers for smartphones in the Taiwan market are expected to increase 200-300% to 20,000-30,000 units in 2012, according to an industry estimate.

Zhaga Consortium to hold meeting in Taiwan

Mar 8, 14:56

Zhaga Consortium, an association joined by 184 lighting firms around the world, will hold a meeting in Taiwan from March 13-15. Zhaga has members such as Osram, Philips, Toshiba,...

LED lighting

China firm to incept world's third 2.5G OLED lighting line

Mar 5, 11:54

China-based First O-Lite, which was established in 2010, has recently announced the world's third 2.5G OLED lighting plant will ramp up production in 2012, according to industry so...

OLED panel

Lighting Japan 2012: Japan LED firms aim at various lighting applications

Feb 8, 12:02

At Lighting Japan 2012, Taiwan- and China-based firms focused on showcasing LED light bulbs while Japan-based firms displayed various LED lighting applications.

Cold white LED lightings

TPV aims to double LCD TV shipments in 2012

Feb 3, 14:05

TPV Technology aims to double its shipments of LCD TVs to 30 million units in 2012, optimizing the image of its brand products, including the Philips brand, according to the compan...

Philips reports 4Q11 net losses

Jan 30, 14:51

Philips has reported fourth-quarter 2011 sales of EUR6.7 billion (US$8.8 billion) with lighting sales up by 7% on year. Fourth-quarter 2011 net losses resulted in EUR160 million due...

Digitimes Research: Philips to invest EUR2 billion in green products

Jan 19, 13:49

Third-quarter 2011 revenues of the lighting business unit in Philips were EUR1.886 billion (US$2.4 billion), a 8.1% increase on quarter and 32% on year. Sales from LED lighting accounted...

Philips has been developing OLED products

VIA, SiS achieve results from non-PC industry

Jan 12, 01:05

Taiwan-base chipset makers VIA Technologies and Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS), although already phasing out of the PC chipset market, have both entered different markets and achieved...

Funding of Taiwan LED firms decreases 80% in 2011

Jan 11, 14:56

Taiwan-based LED firms accumulated financial capital of NT$13.8 billion (US$460 million) in 2011, down 80% compared to NT$76.2 billion in 2010. Industry sources believe low demand...

LED lighting

LED industry turbulence to last 3-4 years

Dec 21, 01:15

Large profits are no longer to be found in the LED industry in 2011. According to Philips Taiwan, 2012 will be the year for the market to experience a wave of consolidation and the...

Philips to set up LED lighting plant in Chengdu, China

Dec 19, 15:34

Philips has announced a plan to set up an LED lighting plant in Chengdu, China and to invest up to EUR25 million (US$33 million) from 2011-2015.

Philips announces LED lighting deal in South Africa

Dec 1, 11:48

Royal Philips Electronics and South African state-owned utility company Eskom have announced an energy-saving LED lighting deal. Under the agreement, 200,000 Philips MasterLED lamps...

Lextar plans to enter LED lighting distribution

Nov 21, 15:44

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has been developing the LED lighting market and receiving OEM orders from international firms such as Philips, Osram and Mitsubishi. Lextar has been said...

Samsung, LG introduce low-price LED light bulbs to gain market share

Nov 17, 16:04

Prices of LED light bulbs introduced by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have been lower than Philips and Osram. Samsung is said to introduce LED light bulbs with retail price...

Panasonic leads in US hospitality TV channel sales for 2011, says DisplaySearch

Nov 17, 12:18

High-end hotels made the transition to digital and to high definition (HD) before most households, but many smaller hotels, mid-range hotels, and boutique hotels are just now promoting...

Philips, TPV sign agreement on TV joint venture

Nov 2, 15:16

Royal Philips Electronics has announced that it has signed the agreement to transfer its TV business into a joint venture with Hong Kong-based TPV Technology Limited. The new company...

Commentary: LED lighting moving towards patent-dominated market

Oct 24, 12:05

The big LED lighting pie has been attracting many firms to enter the market, heating up competition between traditional and new firms. Fierce competition can lead to patent wars as...

Philips launches LED Lamp Finder App

Oct 19, 12:13

Philips has launched the new Philips LED Lamp Finder App, a smartphone application designed to give consumers guidance on how to find the perfect lamp to light up spaces in homes...

Philips reports 85% on-year decrease in 3Q11 net profits

Oct 18, 15:05

Low demand and consumption, in addition to the weak Euro, have caused Europe-based Philips to report significant falls in third-quarter 2011 revenues. Philips reported third-quarter...

Taiwan share of global LCD TV outsourcing on the decline due to competition from China

Oct 7, 10:39

Global production outsourcing of LCD TVs in 2011 is forecast at 68 million units and Taiwan-based ODM/OEMs will turn out 52.5 million units for a share of 77.2%, lower than 84.3%...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Major IDMs participate for procurement talks

Sep 7, 15:36

Major IDMs including Panasonic Semiconductor, Philips, Renesas Electronics and Toshiba are being invited to hold face-to-face procurement talks with Taiwan-based suppliers of chemicals,...

Philips introduces new lighting solutions for vehicles

Sep 6, 14:42

Philips has introduced a new solution to increase the visibility of commercial vehicles, thereby ensuring safer driving during the day and at night. This introduction anticipates...

Philips adopts MediaTek LED TV solutions

Aug 31, 11:11

MediaTek has announced that Royal Philips Electronics has adopted one of its energy saving LED TV IC solutions series. MediaTek TV solutions support digital TV standards worldwide,...

Top-5 LCD TV vendors make sharp cuts in 2011 shipment goals

Aug 17, 16:34

Global LCD TV shipments may only reach 206-207 million units in 2011, with the top-five vendors having lowered their shipment targets by a total of 50 million units from the sum of...

The LCD TV market has been weaker than expected in 2011

Current condition and future prospects of LED: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Jun 29, 15:57

As a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), Lextar has been viewed as a LED backlight module maker. Recently Lextar has set goals to enter the LED lighting market. David Su, chairman...

David Su, chairman of Lextar
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    OLED lighting for car roof

    BASF and Philips have claimed a practical breakthrough in the development of OLE) technology that allows it to be integrated in car roofs. The OLEDs are transparent when switched...

    Photo: Company, Jan 30.

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    Philips penlight

    Philips' penlight is a high-performance LED inspection lamp meant to provide high light output to illuminate confined dark spaces, for instance when servicing a motor vehicle engine...

    Photo: Philips, Sep 26.

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    Philips LED inspection lamp

    Philips' inspection lamp bathes the surrounding area in a bright white light with an intensity of 2400 lux. The 45 high-powered LEDs are arranged in such a way that they illuminate...

    Photo: Philips, Sep 23.

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    Philips introduces inspection LED lamp with docking station

    Philips' inspection lamp with docking station is designed in such a way that it can be aligned in various positions while retaining stability. Its flexible multi-angle hook can be...

    Photo: Philips, Sep 22.

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    Philips EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb

    Philips EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb was designed to replace a 75-watt incandescent bulb, while reducing energy consumption by 80% and lasting 25 times longer, the Philips EnduraLED...

    Photo: Company, May 19.

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