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Seoul Semiconductor not Done in Patent Fight with Everlight

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. reported that on April 28, 2017, the company’s German subsidiary Seoul Semiconductor Europe GmbH (“Seoul”) filed a patent infringement complaint at the District Court of Düsseldorf in Germany against Mouser Electronic Inc. The complaint accused Mouser of selling Everlight LED products that infringe its U.S. patents. In…

Sharp and Foxconn Companies to Acquire MicroLED Display Startup eLux

Sharp will partner with Advanced Optoelectronic Technology, CyberNet Venture Capital, and panel maker Innolux to acquire U.S. microLED display startup eLux, according to a Nikkei article. Delaware-based eLux plans to commercialize microLED-based large displaysfor which liquid crystal technology is less suited. The companies have scheduled the acquisition for October. All…

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Security and Usability Should Coexist in IoT-Connected Lighting
The Internet of Things enables interoperability among many different kinds of devices. However, one often overlooked issue is that in the installation Internet-connected devices including lighting is…
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Cambridge Nanotherm Lauches DMS Material for UV LEDs

Cambridge Nanotherm of Haverhill, UK launched Nanotherm DMS, a unique direct-metallized single-sided thermal management solution for UV LED modules. The company notes that high-power UV LEDs pose a significant thermal challenge. Often only about 5 percent of the power going to a UV-C LED gets converted to photons. For the …

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Nanoco and Kyulux to Jointly Develop Hybrid OLED/QLED Display

Kyulux Inc. of Fukuoka, Japan and Nanoco Group of Manchester, UK have agreed to collaborate and jointly develop a future generation hybrid OLED / QLED display technology. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will combine Kyulux’s Hyperflourescent ‘thermally activated delayed fluorescence’ (TADF) technology with Nanoco’s cadmium-free quantum dots (CFQD). The …

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Cree Reports Transition to New CEO

Cree, Inc. reported that CEO Chuck Swoboda, company chairman, president, and CEO will step down from his executive positions and his membership of the board of directors. However, Mr. Swoboda plans to stay at the company until the board appoints a successor. Afterward, he will serve as a consultant to …

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Digital Projection Adds Radiance LED Video Walls

Digital Projection International of Atlanta, Georgia USA, a manufacturer of high-performance display solutions, added the Radiance LED, customizable fine-pitch LED video walls to their line of products. The company plans to offer systems with pixel-pitch resolutions of 1.5mm, 1.9mm, and 2.5mm. According to Digital Projection, the Radiance LED video walls …

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