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  • Last update: Tuesday 21 October 2014 [382 news items]

Samsung, TSMC Solid State Lighting reportedly to quit LED lighting business, say Taiwan makers

Oct 21, 22:23

Samsung Electronics will reportedly withdraw from the global LED lighting market except South Korea due to low-price pressure from China-based makers, while Taiwan-based TSMC Solid...

LED lighting demand weak in 4Q14

Oct 16, 15:10

Demand for LED lighting products for the fourth quarter will be weak as LED lighting vendors took deliveries in the second and third quarters for products to be launched in the fourth,...

Replacement of conventional lighting with LED picks up pace in US, Europe

Oct 13, 22:12

As power utilities in the US have offered subsidies for LED lighting products with Energy Star certification and the European Union will lower RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances...

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2018 to grow 180-190% from 2013

Oct 8, 21:30

Global demand for LED lighting products and LED-based lighting systems and services in 2018 will increase from 2013 by 190% and 180%, respectively, and global demand for LED lighting...

Global retail price of LED lamps drops in September, says DisplaySearch

Oct 3, 10:47

The global average retail price of LED lamps was US$21 in September 2014, indicating a fall of 4.9% from the prior month, and down 19.2% compared to the same time a year earlier,...

Quantum dot panel, lighting technology: Q&A with QD Vision

Aug 26, 16:16

With increasing competition from AMOLED, TFT LCD display manufacturers are beginning to look to quantum dot technology to improve color performance. According to DisplaySearch, adoption...

QD Vision Color IQ technology

Lighting module revenues to grow 500% by 2019, says Strategies Unlimited

Aug 8, 10:18

According to Strategies Unlimited, backlighting will comprise a larger portion of the modules market through 2018, at which point saturation and an increased usage by luminaire makers...

Aeon Lighting obtains ETL certification for LED lamps

Aug 4, 10:37

Aeon Lighting Technology has obtained certification from the Electrical Testing Laboratories (ETL) under the Intertek Group for its LED lamps, F04T200 and F04T300. The LED lamps are...

LED luminaires and lamps for high-bay lighting applications to reach US$7 billion in annual revenues by 2021, says Navigant

Jul 18, 10:50

The market for high-bay lighting in commercial buildings is undergoing a rapid shift from traditional, fluorescent luminaires and lamps to LEDs. While fluorescent lights are expected...

Unity Opto to expand LED lighting capacity

Jul 4, 10:23

Taiwan-based LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology has invested NT$1.23 billion (US$40.8 million) to set up production capacity for LED light bulbs, tubes and lamps...

LED lighting will constitute nearly 94% of annual street lighting sales worldwide by 2023, says Navigant

Jul 3, 16:17

Falling prices for LED street lights have spurred a global transition from older lamp technologies to newer, more efficient, and more controllable LEDs. LEDs offer city residents...

Taiwan sets minimum luminous efficiency for LED lighting

Jul 1, 12:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on July 1 brought into force a required minimum luminous efficiency of 75lm/W for indoor LED white-light bulbs and 70lm/W for indoor LED...

Lighting accounts for one-quarter of all LED driver IC revenues in 2013, says IHS

Jun 27, 14:13

One out of every four dollars spent worldwide on LED drivers in 2013 was used for lighting applications, illustrating the growing importance of illumination in the LED business, according...

LED bulb ASP drops in April, with price drops most notable in China, says LEDinside

Jun 4, 15:45

The global 40W equivalent LED bulb ASP dipped 1.5% in April 2014 to US$14.70, with price decreases most evident in China. Additionally, the global 60W equivalent LED bulb ASP dropped...

Taiwan market: LEDs can save 45.9% of lighting power consumption, say analysts

Apr 28, 10:43

The total electricity used in industrial, commercial, residential and public (including street lamps) lighting in Taiwan in 2013 has been estimated at 22 billion kWh, and if all lighting...

Unity Opto buys factory to expand LED lighting capacity

Apr 25, 16:20

LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology has acquired an existing factory in northern Taiwan at NT$1.23 billion (US$40.7 million) specifically for expanding LED lighting production...

Philips announces 1Q14 results

Apr 22, 15:53

Philips has reported first-quarter 2014 sales of EUR5 billion (US$6.9 billion) and operational results of EUR368 million.

Philips and ABB announce collaboration to simplify integration of connected lighting systems

Apr 1, 15:43

ABB, a leading power and automation technology provider, and Royal Philips have announced a collaboration to simplify the integration of connected lighting systems and building device...

LED 1Q14 pricing remains flat despite increased Ultra HD TV and lighting demand, says LEDinside

Mar 31, 21:22

LED pricing declined 5-9% in first-quarter 2014 as distribution channel inventory levels gradually returned to norm and manufacturers stocked up before the China May Day holidays,...

Consumer demand for LED lighting rises as demand for LED backlighting falters, says DisplaySearch

Mar 26, 14:27

Although demand for LED chips for backlighting applications in display screens is expected to decline, LED lighting sales are growing, and total shipments of LED chips are on the...

LED lighting market value at US$30.5 billion in 2014, says EORL head

Mar 24, 14:07

Global LED lighting market value is estimated at US$30.5 billion for 2014 and will increase to US$51.6 billion in 2018, according to Liu Chun-ting, director general for Electronics...

Philips acquires 51% of GLC

Mar 18, 14:28

Royal Philips has announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire 51% of General Lighting Company (GLC), a major lighting company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), from...

Formosa Epitaxy expects LED lighting to take up 30-40% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Mar 17, 20:52

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, with business operation to rebound from a bottom level in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014,...

Shift in lighting technologies to dim energy use by end of decade, says IHS

Mar 3, 15:16

A fundamental paradigm shift in lighting technologies toward more efficient lamps and bulbs will significantly reduce global electricity demand for general illumination in the next...

Ritek subsidiary to offer diamond-like carbon coating for use in LED lighting, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:08

RiteDia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of optical disc maker Ritek, has developed a diamond-like carbon coating which can be used on LED epitaxial wafers to enhance heat-dissipation for...

LED lighting demand and flexible OLED devices expected to bring demand for makers in 2014

Feb 17, 14:57

LED TV backlighting demand is expected to remain flat on year in 2014 while pricing and the penetration rate for LED lighting is expected to increase, according to industry sources...

LED lighting market to grow 25% in 2014, say supply chain sources

Feb 6, 14:44

The LED lighting market will reach US$5.7 billion in 2014, up about 25% from over US$4.58 billion in 2013, according to supply chain sources.

Super high power LEDs to be in 50% of lighting shipments by 2017, says firm

Jan 29, 11:20

According to Strategies Unlimited, revenues for LEDs in lighting applications, which includes both replacement lamps and luminaires, are expected to have a CAGR of 30% and reach a...

Adata sees increased December revenues

Jan 8, 21:00

Memory module maker Adata on January 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.893 billion (US$96.4 million) for December, rising 11.16% on month and 10.71% on year, according to the...

Digitimes Research: Japan to keep largest share of global LED lighting in 2014

Jan 7, 15:51

Among main lighting markets around the world , Japan will remain as the largest LED lighting market with a global share of 25.6% in 2014, down 3.4pp on year, according to Digitimes...

China LED lighting market to more than double to US$7.4 billion in 2017, says Lux Research

Jan 3, 12:33

China's LED lighting market will more than double to US$7.4 billion in 2017 from US$3.1 billion, as ongoing urbanization, local energy savings targets, and price cuts make the technology...

Ralec expected to post double-digit revenue growth in 2014

Dec 27, 15:44

Chip resistor firm Ralec Electronic is expected to report double-digit growth in revenues for 2014, buoyed by brisk demand for LED lighting, growing shipments of metal plate products,...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing pull-in orders from gaming console and LED lighting sectors

Dec 27, 10:31

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders from the gaming console sector as well as China's LED lighting industry, according to industry sources...

Everlight may have larger revenue proportion for LED lighting than backlighting in 2014, says chairman

Dec 25, 11:25

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is likely to see the revenue proportion for LED lighting exceed that for LED backlighting in 2014, according to company chairman Robert Ye...

Everlight chairman Robert Yeh

TSMC Solar, TSMC Solid State Lighting chairman to become Chunghwa Telecom chairman

Dec 24, 14:44

Rick Tsai, chairman and CEO for both TSMC Solar and TSMC Solid State Lighting, two subsidiaries of foundry service provider Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), will...

Rick Tsai
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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    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 16-bit MCU for LED lighting fixtures

    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.

  • ALT+Aurora+MR16+V5+LED+bulb

    ALT Aurora MR16 V5 LED bulb

    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...

    Photo: Comnpany, May 19.

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    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

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  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.