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Epistar Sees Future in Mini LEDs and VCSELs

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar reported that the company has produced a mini LED-backlit TV using 24 million mini LED chips to test the market response for fine pixel pitch indoor displays, according to a Digitimes article. Lee pointed out that Epistar has…

Leyard & Planar to Acquire eyevis

LED display solution company Leyard & Planar, announced the company's intent to acquire eyevis, a display solution producer. Through this geographic expansion, the companies will better serve customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), with combined marketing, sales, installation support, and customer service. eyevis, a German maker of…

LED-Based Horticultural Lighting Market to Reach $3.8 Billion by 2027, According to Navigant Research

According to a new report from Navigant Research, by 2027, global luminaire revenue for horticultural applications is projected to reach $3.8 billion. The report points out that LEDs offer improved efficiency and enhanced crop yields for higher profits. Furthermore, the firm says that lighting manufacturers are supplying tunable solutions of…

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Leyard & Planar to Acquire eyevis

LED display solution company Leyard & Planar, announced the company’s intent to acquire eyevis, a display solution producer. Through this geographic expansion, the companies will better serve customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), with combined marketing, sales, installation support, and customer service. eyevis, a German maker of …

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FBH to Report on UV-LED Advances at ICULTA-2018

Scientists from Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH) and its spin-off UVphotonics plan to report on their advances related to UV LED efficiency and reliability at ICULTA-2018 in MELIÃ. They reportedly found a degradation mechanism that indicates that the first hours of operation induce an electromigration of hydrogen in the UV-B LED structure. This …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Adds Six IR LEDs to Oslon Black Family for Automotive Applications

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Osram Opto Semiconductors of Regensburg, Germany added six new automotive IREDs in an expansion of its Oslon Black family for the infrared range. The company intends the 850 nm IR LEDs for exterior applications including lane detection, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition, and night vision. The new 940 nm versions are …

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Korean Patent Office (KIPO) Declares Everlight Patent Valid and Dismisses Seoul Semiconductor’s Patent Invalidity Lawsuit

Everlight Electronics Industry Co., Ltd. of Taiwan reported that that the South Korean Patent Office (KIPO) on April 5, 2018 ruled that Everlight’s patent was valid and also threw out a patent invalidity lawsuit that Seoul Semiconductor filed against Everlight’s South Korean patent KR768539. Everlight noted that it previously filed …

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