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Seoul Semiconductor Files Three Patent Lawsuits; Launches Acrich Technology Licensing Program

On March 8, 2018, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. of Ansan, South Korea, reported that the company along with its affiliate, Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (collectively “Seoul”) filed three new patent infringement complaints. The complaints were against a lighting firm and distributors selling products that allegedly infringe Seoul's Acrich technology patents.…

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GT Solar Gets Order for Sapphire Growth Systems from New Entrant into LED-Related Material Market

GT Solar International, Inc., a provider of sapphire crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, reports that that it has received an order for its sapphire crystallization furnaces totaling $218.9 million from Guizhou Haotian Optoelectronics Technology Co. LTD (HTOT). The order will be placed …

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Cree Adds SMD Water Resistant Screen Master RGB LED for Outdoor Video Screen Market

Cree claims to have raised performance levels for its high-brightness LEDs optimized for high resolution indoor and outdoor video screens. The company is offering its latest Screen Master LED. The new LED is water resistant and reportedly provides higher contrast. The company notes that the superior contrast extends the benefits …

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TSMC Spins Off Two Companies

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. based in Taipei has spun off two wholly-owned subsidiaries, TSMC Solar Ltd., and TSMC Solid State Lighting Ltd. The company’s board of directors approved the preposed reorganization at a provisional meeting Wednesday, according to a Cens news article. The board determined initial paid-in capital for its …

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NobleCure is a new UV-LED solution for printing applications

Ultraviolet light is used in innovative printing and curing applications. Space requirement and weight are important features, in particular in compact plants. UV LEDs are a space-saving and efficient option to equip printing systems. 

 Heraeus Noblelight is a leading manufacturer of special light sources and closely cooperates with system …

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Toshiba Debuts a Glasses-free 3D Notebook

Toshiba has debuted an LED-backlit glasses-free 3D notebook, the dynabook Qosmio T851/D8CR. Toshiba claims that it is the world’s first glasses-free 3D notebook able to display 3D and 2D content at the same time on one screen. Toshiba will reportedly begin selling the notebook in Japan beginning in late July …

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