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Taiwan LED Makers Post Lower Revenues Compared to First Three Quarters of 2017

Three major Tawain-based LED makers, Everlight Electronics, Lextar, and Epistar, all posted on-year drops in September revenues, according to a DigiTimes article. LED packaging service provider Everlight reported September consolidated revenues of NT$2.043 billion (US$66.7 million), lowering 7.71% compared to the previous month and 13.11% compared to September of 2017. …

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Lumileds Adds Infrared Emitter Family for Automotive Segment

Lumileds expanded its family of IR emitter family to include infrared (IR) emitters for automotive applications. The new Luxeon IR Family for Automotive targets both interior and exterior automotive applications, including Driver Monitoring Systems, Gesture-based controls, and Night Vision. The Luxeon IR Domed Line includes 4 different emission patterns with …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Joins ISELED Alliance to Develop Smart RGB LED Modules for Automotive Interior Applications

Osram Opto Semiconductors of Regensburg, Germany has joined the ISELED Alliance. The ISELED Alliance, an open alliance which was founded in 2016, plans to provide the technology that enables smart RGB LEDs for automotive interior lighting. The Alliance is developing the complete ecosystem for a smart RGB LED including the …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Launches First VCSEL Product

Osram Opto Semiconductors introduced Bidos-PLPVQ 940A VCSEL for 3D sensing

Osram Opto Semiconductors launched the Bidos PLPVQ 940A, its first Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser, or VCSEL. The VCSEL is part of a new product family that the company expects to pave the way for applications such as 3D sensing. The product launch follows soon after Osram’s acquisition of US …

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