LED applications
  • China's intellectual property authorities has dismissed Nichia's claim that Everlight Electronics' China patent concerning flip-chip LED packaging technology, CN 101 400 197, is invalid, which is tantamount to upholding its validity in China, according to industry sources.
  • The Tokyo District Court has dismissed a claim filed by LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics that Japan-based Nichia, Citizen Electronics and Daiko Electric infringed on its Japanese patent, according to Nichia.
  • The development of mini RGB LED technology is now being considered the next-generation display technology as mini LED applications are different from the general LED display products, and offer better image quality.
  • epistar
    LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has disclosed it has spun off its semiconductor foundry business unit and will also turn its mini LED R&D operation into a separate entity next year.
  • LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has announced the US Supreme Court on October 1 returned its final verdict invalidating Japan-based Nichia's two US patents concerning YAG, a phosphor material used to make white LED chips: US5 998 925 and US 7 531 960.
  • lextar
    Everlight Eelctronics, Epistar and Lextar Electronics have all reported on-year declines for September revenues.
  • Lextar
    Mini LED is beginning to be used in high-end devices and stands a chance of replacing existing LED backlighting in the future mainly because of its simpler structure and material, according to David Su, chairman of Lextar Electronics.
  • LED's penetration in the global automotive lighting market will rise to 30% in 2020, and the proportion in China will increase to over 50%, according to Gaogong Industry Research Institute (GGII).
  • Seoul Semiconductor has asked Korean police to detain three former employees, accusing them of transferring business secrets concerning LED automotive headlight technology to Taiwan's Everlight Electronics, which they now work for, according to industry sources.
  • LED lighting
    The latest US plan to impose 25% of tariffs on China-made products beginning January 1, 2019 is expected to drive LED lighting vendors to reduce orders for China-based makers and shift some to Taiwan.
  • Taiwan Edison PV- and wind-power LED street lamp
    Taiwan Edison Creative Technology has unveiled an LED street lamp independently powered by a PV module, a 1,150W mini wind turbine in combination with a 1,200W energy storage battery.
  • The Taiwanese city of Taoyuan has disclosed it has adopted HPE's Edgeline, an IoT-based smart street lighting solution, for a pilot project to install 1,800 LED streetlamps in an area surrounding a high-speed railway station.
  • auo
    The recently concluded Touch Taiwan 2018 was a great fanfare with the exhibits including a 277-inch bezel-less spliced wall panel and also a 100-inch S-UHD TV panel with a 15,360 by 8,640 resolution. Items like these were impressive but might not be the focal points of local exhibitors, particularly...
  • LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$358.8 million (US$11.7 million) for August, growing 0.13% sequentially and 17.13% on year, and those of NT$2.801 billion for January-August rose 20.60% on year.
  • Samsung, LG to roll out large-size micro LED TVs
    Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both have stepped up efforts to develop micro LED TVs but with different approaches as they move to further enhance their deployments in the large-size TV segments, according to industry sources.
  • LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.904 billion (US$62.1 million) for August, the highest monthly level so far in 2018 with a sequential growth of 4.97%.
  • Samsung Electronics will offer a 75-inch MicroLED TV in 2019 with the display panel to be made up of 30- by 50-micron micro LED chips produced by PlayNitide, according to industry sources.
  • led lighting
    It is already difficult to make a profit from the competitive general LED lighting market where there is little room for hiking luminous efficiency and prices have dropped to rock-bottom levels. But innovative smart LED lighting that allows personalization and lighting ambience adjustments offers a...
  • Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.078 billion (US$35.2 million) for August, increasing 13.75% sequentially and 1.32% on year, and those of NT$7.656 billion for January-August decreased 8.35% on year.
  • Delta Electronics has disclosed it has shipped over 600,000 LED streetlamps globally since it started developing smart streetlamp solutions in 2010, with over half of them in Taiwan.
  • mini led
    China-based Sanan Optoelectronics will set up its first micro LED epitaxial wafer and chip production line in first-quarter 2019, according to industry sources.
  • LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics expects invisible LED devices, automotive applications and mini LED devices to be the main sources of business growth in the future, according to the company.
  • LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, in response to Japan-based Nichia's announcement that the German Federal Patent Court has upheld the validity of its Germany YAG patent, has indicated the ruling is not final and can be appealed.
  • Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1,249.810 billion (US$40.84 billion) in January-June 2018, growing 8.48% on year, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
  • epistar
    Epistar is exhibiting mini LEDs of 25-mircon in diameter for use in packaging RGB fine-pitch displays at Touch Taiwan 2018. CO2 H2O

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