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Genius Electronic Optical offers LED fishing lights

Mar 27, 14:47

Optical lens module maker Genius Electronic Optical has extended development and production to LED lighting and has offered LED fishing lights for Pacific saury fishing boats, according to the company.

Nan Ya Photonics exhibits omni-directional LED light bulb

Mar 26, 22:26

Nan Ya Photonics is showcasing a DLC (diamond-like carbon coating) omni-directional LED light bulb at the 2015 LED Taiwan exhibition taking place in Taipei March 25-28 and indicated that the product weighs 70g, compared to 150-200g for conventional LED light bulbs.

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LED light bulb prices to fall to US$5 in 2015, says Epistar chairman

Mar 26, 15:07

The lowest price for an LED light bulb will drop from US$8 in 2014 to US$5 in 2015 and ex-factory prices will slip to US$2-3 in 2015, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye for Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar.

Taiwan International Lighting Show begins

Mar 25, 15:42

The 2015 Taiwan International Lighting Show and LED Taiwan both started today (March 25) in Taipei, with 337 exhibitors from 10 countries to use 898 booths, according to the government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council. The shows run till March 28.

Digitimes Research: More automakers looking to use adaptive LED headlights in upcoming cars

Mar 25, 15:35

Following the release of vehicles from Mazda that feature adaptive LED headlight (ALH) technology, more vehicle vendors are looking to incorporate the technology into upcoming automobiles in 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

Global LED lighting market to reach JPY5.5 trillion in 2020, says Fuji Kenzai

Mar 25, 15:06

Global LED lighting market value reached JPY1.7 trillion (US$48.7 billion) in 2014, accounting for 28.9% of total lighting value, and will increase to JPY5.5 trillion in 2020, with the corresponding market value proportion to rise to 58%, according to Japan-based research firm Fuji Kenzai,.

Taiwan International Lighting Show: Everlight to display new lighting technologies

Mar 24, 21:05

Everlight Electronics will display a variety of smart controlled lamps, bulbs and and streetlights at the 2015 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS), according to the company.

LED makers optimistic about WCG development in 2015

Mar 24, 16:06

As the LED backlighting market is reaching saturation, makers are looking to tackle orders for high-end, higher resolution devices such as Ultra HD (4K) TVs to secure performance in 2015.

LED agricultural grow light module market to reach US$1.8 billion by 2021, says report

Mar 20, 11:14

The LED agricultural grow light module market, which reached US$395 million in value during 2014, is forecast to reach US$1.8 billion by 2021 as green house and plant factory growers find LED grow lights improve agriculture, according to findings from RnR Market Research.

Lextar, Everlight see increasing capacity utilization

Mar 20, 10:35

Lextar Electronics and Everlight Electronics have seen utilization rates rise to 80% and expect the rates to further rise to 100% and 85%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2015 due to increasing orders for LED lighting and backlighting, according to the companies.

Everlight Electronics purchases existing factory for capacity expansion

Mar 19, 22:38

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has acquired an existing factory in central Taiwan from optical disc maker Ritek at a price of up to NT$1.3 billion (US$41.3 million) to expand production capacity by 25%. Production at the factory will begin in 2016, according to the company.

LED industrial lighting market to reach US$2.366 billion in 2015, says report

Mar 17, 15:47

The LED industrial lighting market scale will be worth US$2.366 billion in 2015, and by 2018 will reach US$3.935 billion, according to findings from LEDinside.

Infrastructure boom turns Southeast Asia spurring LED demand, says firm

Mar 13, 11:40

LED lighting markets in Europe, the US and Japan have gradually matured, and China is also entering a period of intense competition over pricing and scale. With the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community, LED vendors' attention on emerging markets in Southeast Asia has grown over the years. According...

Delta Electronics sees February revenues decline

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:02

Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.673 billion (US$369.96 million) for February 2015, representing a 30.46% drop on month and 9.79% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: February 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices sequentially up in China market

Mar 6, 16:05

February 2015 average retail prices for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 10.8% on month to CNY37 (US$5.9), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) rose 4.3% to CNY43.9, according to Digitimes Research.

Nearly half of light bulb shipments to residental segment to be LED by 2022, says IHS

Mar 6, 12:05

As LED light quality improves, and as prices continue to drop, more consumers are choosing to replace incandescent, halogen and CFL bulbs in their homes with efficient and environmentally friendly LED bulbs. According to IHS, by 2022 nearly half (42%) of light bulb shipments to the residential segment...

Lextar Electronics February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 5, 22:10

LED epitaxial wafer maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics on March 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.054 billion (US$33.5 million) for February, decreasing 17.05% on month but increasing 19.61% on year, and NT$2.324 billion for January-February, growing on year by 10.67%...

China market: LED outdoor lighting valued at CNY14.7 billion in 2014

Mar 3, 12:19

LED outdoor lighting, mainly LED street lamps and LED tunnel lamps, installed in China in 2014 had an estimated total market value of CNY14.7 billion (US$2.39 billion), growing on year by 22%, according to China-based research organization GG-LED Industry Institute (GLII).

China LED chip production value in 2014 estimated at CNY12.0 billion, says GLII

Mar 3, 12:16

LED chip makers in China generated total production value of an estimated CNY12.0 billion (US$1.95 billion) in 2014, hiking on year by 43%, according to China-based research organization GG-LED Industry Institute (GLII).

Lextar Electronics to expand LED epitaxial wafer capacity

Mar 2, 21:04

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics, in view of fast growing demand for LED lighting, will expand its monthly LED epitaxial wafer production capacity by 20-25% from 300,000 wafers currently to 360,000-375,000 units in the first half of 2015, according...

Everlight Electronics reportedly to merge with Edison Opto

Mar 2, 14:50

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, in order to quickly expand LED packaging capacity to compete with China-based fellow providers, plans to merge with Taiwan-based Edison Opto which is specialized in LED packaging for LED lighting, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2015 valued at nearly US$30 billion

Feb 25, 15:14

The global LED lighting market value in 2015 is estimated at US$29.908 billion, increasing on year by 24.8% and accounting for 27.2% of the 2015 global market value for all lighting products, according to Digitimes Research.

LED demand rebounds early in 1Q15

Feb 16, 18:47

Due to strong demand for LED backlighting in smartphones and LED lighting, global demand for LED chips has rebounded in the first quarter of 2015, earlier than previously as the first quarter is traditionally an off season , according to Taiwan-based LED makers.

Unity Opto Technology hikes 2015 LED light bulb shipment target, says report

Newswatch - Feb 13, 10:41

LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology has upward adjusted target shipments of LED light bulbs for 2015 from 40 million to 50-60 million units, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

LED lighting shipments for commercial buildings to total 10.7 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Feb 9, 15:23

As new LED products have reached the market in the last few years, the technology has become increasingly competitive with the fluorescent lighting typically used in commercial applications. While still more expensive, LEDs have been found to be more efficient and to offer a range of benefits, including...

Top Hi-Tech, Nan Ya Photonics obtain UL certification for explosion-proof LED lighting

Feb 6, 14:56

LED lighting vendor Top Hi-Tech and its partnering maker Nan Ya Photonics have obtained certification from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for explosion-proof LED lighting products, the first UL certification of its kind in the Greater China region, according to UL Taiwan.

Lextar expects 2015 LED lighting revenue proportion to rise to 30-40%

Feb 6, 10:48

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics expects the revenue proportion for LED lighting products in 2015 to rise to 30-40%, approximately double the level in 2014, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: 7W LED bulb pricing down in China market in January, 9W up

Feb 4, 19:17

January average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 6.4% on month to CNY33.4 (US$5.4), while prices for 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) increased 13.5% to CNY42.1, according to Digitimes Research.

Everlight to shift LED lighting focus from indoor applications to outdoor and commercial, says chairman

Jan 30, 10:14

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, in view of the high risk of inventory value depreciation due to quick changes in LED lighting prices, will gradually shift the focus of its own-brand LED lighting marketing from indoor to outdoor and commercial LED lighting as well as automotive...

Everlight Electronics chairman Robert Yeh

Smart LED lighting expected to see fast growing demand in 3-4 years, says Philips Taiwan head

Jan 29, 19:49

Demand for smart LED lighting solutions, LED lights controlled by smartphones or tablets through wireless Internet connections, will see a rapid growth in demand in three to four years, according to Philips Taiwan general manager Edward Po.

Digitimes Research: LG Chem showcases highest lumen-price ratio OLED lighting panel at Lighting Japan 2015

Jan 28, 10:59

LG Chem exhibited a 320x320mm OLED lighting panel at the Lighting Japan 2015 taking place during January 14-16, with the panel having the highest lumen-price ratio of 5lm/US$ among all similar products at the show, according to Digitimes Research.

Demand for fine-pitch LED display panels growing, but prices will fall, say Taiwan makers

Jan 27, 21:42

Global demand for fine-pitch LED display panels grew on year by 70% in 2014 and is estimated to hike at a CAGR of 110% during 2014-2018, but prices are expected to drop in 2015 due to possible oversupply arising from an increase in China-based makers, according to Taiwan-based LED makers.

AOT expects 2015 LED lighting revenue proportion to double on year

Jan 26, 23:27

Taiwan-based SMD LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronics Technology (AOT) will actively promote sales of SMD LED packaging for lighting applications and expects the revenue proportion for LED lighting in 2015 to double the related level from 2014, according to the company.

Two China LED packagers obtain licensing of white LED patents from Toyoda Gosei

Jan 19, 21:42

China-based LED packaging service providers Shenzhen Refond Optoelectronics and Shenzhen Jufei Optoelectronics have signed with Japan-based Toyoda Gosei for license use of the latter's white-light LED patents for application to LED displays, backlighting and lighting, according to industry sources...

Taiwan market: LED light bulb penetration reaches 50% in 2014, says Philips executive

Jan 16, 14:48

In the Taiwan market, LED light bulbs accounted for 50% of all types of light bulbs in 2014 and the penetration rate is likely to rise to 60% in 2015, according to Philips Taiwan general manager Edward Po.

Philips new LED light bulb models

Installed base of smart street lights to reach 40 million by 2019, says ABI Research

Jan 15, 23:11

The installed base for 'smart' street light luminaires is set to grow rapidly, with network controlled nodes set to rise from two million at present to 40 million by 2019, finds ABI Research.

SemiLEDs reports fiscal 1Q15 results

Jan 15, 15:42

SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, ending November 30, 2014.

LED industry faces pivotal year in 2015, says IHS

Jan 14, 23:19

The coming year could be pivotal for the global LED industry, given the growing market share of Chinese LED companies throughout the value chain. In order to compete with international companies and maintain their growth, China vendors must overcome negative perceptions of product quality that continue...

Digitimes Research: TSMC SSL merger to enhance Epistar in the LED market

Jan 14, 23:15

Epistar has invested NT$825 million (US$25.94 million) to merge with TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL), helping to enhance Epistar's capability in the lighting industry. Before the decision was made, many companies such as SemiLEDs and Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT) had also been talking to...

Cree sues Unity Opto for alleged patent infringement

Jan 14, 11:42

US-based LED lighting vendor Cree has filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin a charge against Taiwan-based LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology and its US ODM client Feit Electric for alleged infringement...

Shipments of lighting controls for residential applications to total 1.1 billion through 2023, says Navigant

Jan 12, 15:28

The market for residential energy efficient lighting is in the midst of a transformation, particularly as prices for LEDs decrease and new lighting technologies emerge. Many residential applications center on LEDs that are connected, allowing for the remote control of and interaction between devices...

Epistar to own 94% of TSMC SSL

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 11:06

Epistar and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have both announced that their boards of directors have approved a transaction of TSMC Solid State Lighting (TSMC SSL) shares.

Lite-On Technology sees mild growth in December revenues

Jan 9, 10:47

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.436 billion (US$644 million) for December, the highest monthly level since August 2014 with growth of 2.25% on month and 1.26% on year.

Everlight dismisses reports about Philips orders

Jan 8, 21:45

Everlight Electronics has come forward to note that various press articles which have presumed the company has received a great amount of orders from Philips Lighting Company since December 2014 are conjectured by the public.

Digitimes Research: December 7W, 9W LED bulb prices sequentially down in China market

Jan 8, 21:44

December average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased by 8.7% on month to CNY35.7 (US$5.8), while that for 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescent ones) decreased by 9.1% to CNY37.1, according to Digitimes Research.

Unity Opto expected to ship 30-40 million LED light bulbs in 2015

Jan 6, 22:16

LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology has seen booming orders for LED lighting from the US and Europe with shipments scheduled through March 2015, the company said. Thus, Unity Opto is expected to ship 30-40 million LED light bulbs in 2015, according to market analysts.

Global LED backlighting production value to fall 10% in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jan 6, 11:53

Global LED backlighting production value will drop about 10% in 2015 as production value for TV and tablet applications continue to fall, according to Taiwan-based LED makers.

Everlight aims at 50% growth in 2015 LED lighting revenues

Jan 5, 11:18

Everlight Electronics aims to turn its LED lighting business from losses to profits in 2015 with an on-year growth of 50% in revenues, according to the company.

China-based LED packagers expanding capacities

Dec 30, 22:25

In view of fast growing global demand for LED lighting, China-based LED packaging houses Shenzhen Refound Optoelectronics, Guangzhou Hongli Opto-Electronic, MLS, Foshan Nationstar Optoelectronics and Shenzhen Jufei Optoelectronics are expanding or will soon expand production capacities, according to...

Lextar receives urgent orders for LED light tubes

Dec 29, 21:33

LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker as well as LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics have received orders for LED light tubes with urgent shipments, according to the company.

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