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LG Innotek Launches 2.5W Violet LEDs

South Korean firm LG Innotek has introduced 2.5 W single chip violet LEDs which the company's Laser Components division sells. According to the company, these new violet LEDs with 415 nm wavelength deliver exceptionally high power in a remarkably small space. The violet LEDs come with standard (130°) and narrow…

Epistar Posts Highest Monthly Revenue Since April 2015

For September, LED chip and epitaxial wafer maker Epistar has posted consolidated revenues of NT$2.476 billion (US$81.6 million). This monthly revenue represents the highest monthly level since April 2015, according to Epistar and a DigiTimes article. The monthly revenue grew 6.15% sequentially and 12.77% over the same month of last…

No LED Performance Downside to LiFi, According to University of Edinburgh Researchers

According to research done at the University of Edinburgh with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), found that LED lighting could help supplement wireless communications without affecting the quality of light. A team of researchers led by Dr. Wasiu Popoola concluded that transmitting digital data via…

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Hurricanes and Earthquakes Help Remind Us to Not Take Lighting for Granted
During the past month, the major hurricanes and even earthquakes have plagued parts of North America. These events in addition to the recent announcement of Philips Lighting's establishment of the…
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Siemens Sells Stake in Osram

170 year old German company Siemens AG is severing its ties to Osram. The company reported on Wednesday that is selling its 17.34% stake in lighting manufacturer Osram Licht AG.  Siemens said it plans to use the net proceeds from the sale of its Osram shareholding for general corporate purposes. …

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NanoLumens Introduces LED Digital Posters

NanoLumens, an Atlanta, Georgia-based maker of LED display solutions announced the market introduction of the company’s LED Digital Posters. The LED Digital Posters empower retailers to replace dull and static signage that requires regular replacement with evocative digital displays that immediately engage their viewers, according to NanoLumens vice president of …

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